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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Kokomo, IndianaLloyd Gosney drove nearly three hours from his Home in Kentucky to Kokomo on Satur Day morning on top of his Roar ing Harley Davidson motorcycle. That evening he turned right Back around and headed Home. What compelled the 62-year old to make the trip it was the Chance to participate in the an Nual state rally of the Indiana Harley owners group. Gosney a snot alone. More than 700 Harley owners con verged on the City to attend the three Day hog rally which is held in a different Indiana City each year. This year Kokomo won the bid to Host the event which was headquartered at the Harley Davidson Dealership on Indiana 931. From thursday through Satur Day a steady Stream of roaring harleys cruised in and out of the Dealership where cyclists could participate in games listen to live bands and head out ones sorted rides around the City and surrounding area. Stan Snyder 60, drove nearly 200 Miles from Springfield Ohio to take part in the rally. He showed up thursday and stayed until saturday. During that time he went on escorted rides to the vol. 164, no. 328 classified b5-b8 comics b4 lotteries a3 obituaries a2 opinion a4 sports b1-b3 weather Sticky heat in the forecast High 86 Low 70 More on Page a8 to Days Page one designed by Justin Chisham 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 july 27, 2015 Kokomo Tribune 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 its Good to be a Guy sports on to Guy smart stylists open every Day no appointments Kokomos 31 & Boulevard near kohls765.450.6882 monday Friday 9am to 8pmsat 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 9/1/15 men 2200 boys 2224 free double map upgrade for returning clients valid id require not valid with any other offer. Coupon May not be bartered copied or sold. Valid Only at Kokomo location. Expires 9/1/15 men 2432 boys 2436 Lascar Kyle Busch wins Brickyard b1 see results from the Howard co. Fair inside a3, a6 the Indiana department of transportation plans to close Indi Ana 26 Between Indiana 213 and Indiana 13 monday to replace a drainage Culvert under the High Way. A signed Detour will direct traffic around the closure via Indiana 19, . 35/Indiana 22 and Indiana 13. Weather permitting Indiana 26 is expected to reopen wednes Day. For More information about Road conditions visit the traffic Wise website at bit.ly/1grip5h, Call 800-261-Road or dial 511 from a Mobile phone. A stranger from Lafayette recently helped reunite a Maco Aquah High school graduate with his class ring nearly 25 years after it went missing. Ernie Goodman graduated from the school in 1985, and paid $79 for a personalized class ring engraved with his initials and set with his Emerald birthstone. He said it was a ring he always wore until 1991, when he started Dat ing a girl he had met through the radio program male Call on Wiki in Kokomo Back when it was a kind of Call in dating service. The two hit it off and Goodman ended up moving from Bunker Hill to Frankfort to live with her. He also ended up giving her his class ring to Wear. A year later though the two broke it off. When Goodman tried to get Back his ring his sex Girlfriend told him shed lost it. You know How it is he said during a phone interview. You re upset about the breakup and then when youve got the Only thing that meant any thing to you at the time and she tells you she lost it it kind of makes you sick. Goodman said he wanted the ring Back but eventually accepted the fact that it was gone. I figured there was no sense in crying Over it he said. Around six years later a woman named Kristy Brewer moved into a House in Colfax located about 20 Miles South of Lafayette. The former owner had left a few random pieces of furniture behind including an old desk. One Day after moving in Brewer was rummaging through the desk when she came across a Silver ring set with an Emer Ald Stone in the very Back of a drawer. The inscription read class of 1985, Maco Aquah High school. The letters egg were inscribed under the band. Brewer said she was instantly intrigued by her find. Ism a very sentimental person for anything that has any history to it whatsoever she said. The fact was that somebody spent Money to buy a class ring and personalize it. I knew see Harley / / Page a8 part of Indiana 26 closes today from staff reports ? ingot to replace Culvert Road to reopen wednesday Man reunited with his class ring after 25 years ? series of coincidences leads woman to owner of Long lost jewelry the drone zone what is that up in the sky is a question Tony Ricks used to hear in reference to Remote control air planes. Lately Ricks admits the focus of eyes in the sky has shifted to a differ ent flying object the drone. As general manager of Tolin k & k Hobby Ricks has seen new models and trends come and go from air planes to re cars. Lately however it has been the drone that has been catching customers attention. Its new the first time you see one you say what is this is it from outer space a he said. It piques your curiosity whereas a Model air plane you probably recognize. In the last couple of years drones have become a popular vehicle for photographing Large events Survey ing Fields of crops and getting footage of places where people Are unable to travel Ricks said. Tolin k & a located at 403 Arnold court started carrying drones about four of five years ago a few years after the store shifted its focus into the Remote control Market. While the stores focus remains dedicated to re cars air planes boats and helicopters it carries a wide Vari Ety of drones Ricks said estimating that Tolin k & k carries about 25 Dif Ferent models. That does not necessarily equate to booming sales in the drone Market Ricks said noting there is an element of curiosity that attracts people to them. Its not As popular As the cars and trucks but its new and its curious he said. We get asked a lot of questions. Maybe two or three out of 10 people who ask about them end up buying them. The others Are just Curi Ous. By Martin Slagter Kokomo Tribune Tolin k & k Hobby offers up a selection of flying objects see drones / / Page a6 Harley owners state rally drives business ? 700 motorcycle enthusiasts gather for annual event by Carson Gerber Kokomo Tribune by Carson Gerber Kokomo Tribune returned Ernie Goodman shows off his class ring after a stranger returned it to him 25 years after it went missing. Submitted photo see ring / / Page a6 models Tolin k & a 403 Arnold court carries about 25 different models of drones said general manager Tony Ricks. Tiny Tony Ricks Demon Strates the Proto a a Small drone available at Tolin a a last week. Tae gun Kim Kokomo Tribune its new the first time you see one you say what is this is it from outer space a Tony Ricks general manager of Tolin k & k Hobby

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