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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 8, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana Local A2 Msy Tribune Galveston cleans up A general cleanup project is planned this week for residents in The Town of Galveston will col lect items not generally serviced by its weekly the following items will not be picked up paint bat closed or sealed oil hazardous chemical containers and Residents may place materials for collection in their usual weekly pickup such as alleys and Residents east of 35 will be serviced Monday and and items from those living west of 35 will be col lected Wednesday and Any materials set out after resi dents designated dates for pick up will not be according to a news release from the Park volunteers needed Saturday Volunteers are being sought to clean up the local park and help with repairs there Work will begin at 8 that May 21 is the rain Kokomos Wyatt is lottery contestant INDIANAPOLIS Kokomos Roger Wyatt had given up hope that he would be selected to be a contestant on the Hoosier Millionaire Show after sending in 300 entry Wyatt scratched off a Hoosier Lottery ticket which revealed he was an automatic seat winner for the to a news release from the He is to be on the show June If he wins the big he I might retire arid go to trade school and learn more about the heating and airconditioning Poole receives promotion The Indiana State Police Peru Post announces the promotion of its public informa tion Raymond a 9 Ayear state police was named to the rank of Poole is a native of Scott honored at Indiana A Galveston man was among those students receiving commissions for completing the Air Force aerospace studies program at Indiana University Bradley Scott of Galveston 2 was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Air Force during a service which featured guest speaker Thomas IU presi The event honored those completing the Air Force program and the Army military science Week ahead Tuesday Northwestern School 7 Northwestern High School Eastern School Eastern administration Wednesday Taylor School 7 Taylor High School Squeaks wont pave roads Tribune staff writer You may be tired of cratersized potholes along your street or but calling the Howard County Highway Department to complain wont get them filled any According to Ted Highway Department county roads are no longer improved according to who squeaks Cain lets traffic counts determine which wheels get the he Youve gotto put the money on the roads that get the most traf fic first riot necessarily the ones in the Cain Gone are the days of past county commission administrations when politics determined how highway department funds were he It used to be if you knew some one you got your road Cain Were not operating that way Cain and County Commissioner David Griffey said theyve fielded a steady barrage of phone calls lately from impatient residents wondering when their roads are going to be I cant pave em all in one Cain Somebodys foing to to be first and some odys going to be Griffey said people should real ize that the department has spent much more money on road work over the last two years than it did throughout previous county com mission According to an average of was spent on road improvements each year from The department spent about million last year and will fork out nearly million in Road improvements include chip and and wedge and Chip and sealing is when they cover a sur face with tar and then cover the tar with a layer of Wedjje and leveling is simply filling in holes and paving over bad Cain said he has no idea how much of highway department funds were actually spent on road improvements from 1980 to because of poor record He said the previous several high way department who by law are appointed by county werent qualified as engineers like he They man aged funds buying unneeded supplies and equip he The department also used to install drainage pipes under private but now leaves that cost to the Cain worked as a civil engineer with the Indiana Department of Transportation before Turing on as an engineer with the county in This years paving began April It was originally hoped to be completed by but delays from the weather have pushed the expected completion to early Cain Major roads to be Eaved this summer include 440 300 East between 100 South and Center Jefferson and Malfalfa Nihja Turtle shot DEriq gives a pretend shot to an injured one of the Ninja The boy was partici pating in the Your Hospital Cares program Friday at Howard Community Pupils were given handson learning experiences at stations staffed by Tribune photo by Tim Bath Local update Roofing study is approved KokomoCenter Schools will pay about for a survey to determine which roofs need work at that Last KokomoCenter School Board an agree ment which calls for Schenkel Shultz of Indianapolis to complete the which will determine the length of time which will be needed to do any roof work need said Kenneth Kokomo Center business The company will also show what work KokomoCenter needs to do to repair its Head Start funding sought Staff responsibilities would be Police blotter rearranged and summer programs would be planned if Kokomo Center Schools Head Start pro gram receives supplemental fund ing it has learned is available to A total of in federal funds being sought by the school an approved last week by Kokomo Center School The money would be used in the 199495 school year to make the following adjustments toHead accord ing to a written from Robert KokomoCenter assistant superintendent of aca demic affairs Reassign responsibilities to provide a fulltime education with no additional staff Create the new position of fulltime speech Employ a social who would work in the corporations social services Plan for a 1995 summer school Install at Roosevelt School boiler controls which could be moved to anotherbuilding if nec The corporation is also pursuing funding to continue the Kokomo Adult Basic Outreach a family literacy program which serves Head Start The amount of the grant available is The school board also approved the corporations apply ing for that money last Cognata Greenhouse 2604 Washington 4598257 Strawberry plants Bulk garden seed Tomato Plants3 pots Vegetable Potted Roses 24HOUR INFO LINE 45703711 800371 TRIB burglaries Fire runs no time Tony 627 Uncle Tom eightto10 boxes of nails and nail gun taken from garage of loss set at James 1005 Webster red 1994 Dodge Ram pickup taken from Chrysler 2401 Reed loss set at 325 Lincoln vehicle fire 116 Center gasoline no fire 814 Diamond trash fire Elwood Haynes 910 Cooper smoke detector no fire Press talking ads Ad 7292 Press talking ads Ad 3175 National Association Remodeling Industry To place your ad on the info call uM Call us If you have any questions about production or your the Kokomo Tribune wants to Just dial toll free in state 800 and ask for the appropriate News Entertainment Local 253 or Opinion Photo Sports world Tipton County 293 or 675 4903 After 7 Friday and 5 Sat the Tribune newsroom can be 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Monday through Friday or before noon Satur day and Educational Services The Kokomo Tribune is proud to be a part of the effort to provide the best education possible for our For more information about the Trib une s Newspaper in Education serv dial 4593121 or toll free in state 800 and ask for the educational services The Kokomo Tribune IU8PC 2976801 300 Union Indiana 46901 Ardtn Draeget Evening edition publlihed dally except Memorial Labor December 25 and January Sunday adltlont pub llthad Seconddate pottage paid M Indiana Member of Audit Bureau of Circulation Member of Aiaoclated Tha Aae oclated Praii It exclusively entitled to the uia or publication of all dltpatchet credited to It or not otherwise created In paper and alio the local newe publlahad ADVERTISERS Tha advartlaar agrees that the publisher ihell not be liable for damages arising out of errors In advertisements beyond the amount paid for apace actually occupied by that portion of the advertisement In which the error whether a uch error It due to the gence of the publishers servants or and there shall be no liability tor ngnlniertlon of any advertisement beyond the amount paid for tuch edve The Kokomo Founded 1850 On September an article appeared in The Kokomo Tribune regarding the 1992 JTPA program which alleged that certain teachers of the KokomoCenter Township Consolidated Schools were The information from this article was supplied to The Kokomo Tribune iin a Kokomo Schools press On October Board Presidqpt Darlene Jpulard read on behalf of Board Member David Lavengood a letter of apology at a public Bpardrneeting which read as follows On September I received a phone call from Trisha a staff writer for The Kokomo She asked if I had my Board material with me and I said She informed me that I had a document she told me that it was public infor mation and that she had legal rights to the I believed she had those rights and gave the information to The information concerned six teachers of our corporation who had allegedly been overpaid for hours worked in a summer Although I have since learned that Trisha Turner could have obtained the docu ment at the Administration Building as a public record to which she was I want to apologize to the teachers involved for the action I took without having all the and without a clear understanding of what my role should be in matters of this I want to make it clear that I hold the teachers of this school district in high I respect and admire their dedication and the role they play in the development of our I would knowingly do nothing to cause them The KokomOCenter Township Consolidated School Corporation by its Board of School Trus tees does sincerely regret the misinformation that was published regarding teachers Susan Bonita Mike Dennis Tim and the late Fred relative to the 1992 JJPA In by affidavits or the State Board of Accounts it has been shown that four of these teachers were actually The School Corporation has sent checks to the teachers for the monies due for the work performed in the summer of This matter occurred during a very difficult period of time when the Board was diligently working to resolve problems confronting trie school system while seeking to treat fairly all of its Though correct and compete iriformatipn was not always available to the Board when it had to deal with these no member of the Board initiated the release of any mation or made any public comment intended to harm any The KokomoCenter Township Consolidated School Corporation does hereby extentf to these teachers and their families a sincere Paid Advertisement ;