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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Kokomo, IndianaVol. 164, no. 363 classified b4-b8 comics b3 lotteries a3 obituaries a2 opinion a4 sports b1-b2 weather summer heat to finish off August High 88 Low 67 More on Page a12 to Days Page one designed by Amelia Tegerdine Tipton county Home destroyed in fire Peru Man found guilty in Drunken driving death local Page a3 local Page a2 to subscribe 765-456-3821 or 765-459-3121 to advertise 765-459-3121 classified 1-800-382-0696 office hours . 8 . To 5 . / sat. 8 . To 11 . Inside $1.00kokomotribune.com monday August 31, 2015 3415 s. Lafountain St. Suite n Kokomo in 46902 765 452-8412 Hoover hearing Aid Center most insurances accepted. Provider for Law insurance. Dont let summer slide by without enjoying every minute of it Call now to schedule your appointment. Like us on Facebook Community Day social mediums like Facebook have been a Blessing for the masses reuniting Long lost friends while helping family who might otherwise Drift apart stay in touch. Its also had its drawbacks. Peo ple like Bobby Pettigrew and Tico Brown have seen the changes first hand those changes probably More evident because they ave lived the majority of their lives without hav ing it around. Twenty years ago Facebook a snot at the worlds disposal Al lowing folks to stay in touch like they do today. But its also created a level of complacency in communities where people dont get out As much to stay in touch because they dont have to. Both Brown and Pettigrew Cre ated free Community events in local Parks a few years Back As a Way to help combat that. Browns Cen tired around a kickball tournament aimed at children while pet Tigre was was More of a Community gathering for food and Fellowship. The two combined their ideas this year and created a free Community Day full of All kinds of free food and activities. Darrough Chapel Park served As the Host for saturdays first combined event and despite the threat of rain the Community packed the Park like they used to Back in the Day. I think about what it used to be. It used to be All of us together hav ing fun and now its so separate Pettigrew said. Nobody really does anything together. You just dont go places and see people like you used to. Before you could go outside and everyone would be outside. Now you have to Call and arrange and you dont know where people will be. So for one Day you know by Josh Sigler Kokomo Tribune bringing Back an old fashioned sense of Fellowship photos by Kelly Lafferty Gerber Kokomo Tribune Grill Crystal Chriss grills Salmon in preparation for the Grill master Challenge during the Darrough festival at Darrough Chapel Park on saturday. Hang in the Block for Bridges outreach Leader one financial will once again be hang in the Block on North main Street for their neighbors at Bridges outreach on Friday. The fundraiser which will be held throughout the Day and during first Friday festivities will begin at 11 . With Leader one Selling pulled pork sandwiches from hang heaven. This is the third year Leader one has sold the sandwiches which also in clude chips and a drink for $6. All proceeds from the event Benefit Bridges outreach. Marketing coordinator Carrie hair said Leader one has a goal of Selling 1,000 meals again this year after coming up just Short of that goal in each of the events first two years. Djus Popcorn will be Selling Popcorn while Mcclure is Orchard will sell Caramel apples for dessert. The event has raised Between $6,000 and $7,000 for Bridges in each of its first two years. Last year we were about 12 meals by Martin Slagter Kokomo Tribune ? local mortgage office to raise funds through Sandwich sales Why no rape charges for Fogle Indianapolis the Federal prosecutor seeking to put former subway Pitchman Jared Fogle in prison on child sex charges is Field ing Calls with a new question about the Case Why Isnit Fogle charged with rape in a plea agreement filed in fed eral court the 37-year-old Fogle admits he solicited girls under the age of consent to have sex with him which is statutory rape. By Maureen Hayden Chi state reporter ? prosecutor says no Federal Law applies to child sex Case the associated press charges former subway Pitchman Jared Fogle leaves the Federal courthouse in Indianapolis aug. 19 following a hearing on child pornography charges. Dennis awarded Sagamore of the Wabash Judy Dennis assistant executive director of the family service association of Howard county was presented with the Sagamore of the Wabash award at the 2015 Howard county a omens Summit saturday. The Sagamore of the Wabash is one of the most esteemed honors in dianas governor can award and is presented to people who have Ren dered distinguished service to the state according to a press release. Dennis is a licensed marriage and family therapist and clinically certified Domestic violence Counselor. She has been involved in Many Community projects and was instrumental in getting Jackson Street commons which provides living quarters for from staff reports making physical activity appealing Kokomo has made strides in re cent years to reverse an unhealthy trend. The latest statistics from the Indi Ana state department of health revealed that Howard county is the third most overweight county in the state. As a Way to combat that the City and county have undergone Initia Tives to get the Community More physically Active. By Josh Sigler Kokomo Tribune ? Active living workshop scheduled for thursday see activity / / Page a12 see Sagamore / / Page a12 see outreach / / Page a12 see Fogle / / Page a8 see Community / / Page a8 bbl . Barnett takes a bite of barbecued meat during the taste test judging at the Darrough festival on saturday. Kokomo Tribune its Good t o be a Guy sports on to Guy smart stylists open Ever y Day no appointments Kokomo us 31 & Boulevard near Kohls 765.450.6882 monday Friday 9am to 8pm sat 9am to 6pm Sun 11am to 5pm sport clips $8 map new clients Only valid id required not valid with any other offer. Coupon May not be bartered copied or sold. Valid Only at Kokomo location. Expires 10/1/15 men 2200 boys 2224

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