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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - May 25, 2015, Kokomo, IndianaVol. 164, no. 265 classified b6-b10 comics b4 lotteries a4 obituaries a2 opinion a5 sports b1-b3 weather showers and storms High 82 Low 66 More on Page a8 to Days Page one designed by Justin Chisham Montoya wins in big finish 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 Hoover hearing Aid Center May is better hearing month celebrate the sounds of your life did you hear we have moved to a new location most insurances accepted. Provider for Law insurance. 3415 s. Lafountain St. Suite n Kokomo in 46902 765 452-8412 like us on Facebook Tipton High school graduation a8 13th annual a summer place car show a6 pm o to p a c k a g is $1.00kokomotribune.com monday May 25, 2015 Kokomo Tribune crash a serious Accident involving a police Pursuit a motorcycle and an Sun occurred saturday evening resulting in two seriously injured in Greentown. A sheriff Deputy had just started the Pursuit when the motorcycle accelerated through town crashing into an Sun sending the motorcyclist and a passenger flying through the air. They were both airlifted to the Hospital. Motorcycle Accident Tim Bath Kokomo Tribune state police arrest two after discovery of Peru meth lab Peru a recent Miami county search warrant served by Indiana state police led to the discovery of an inac Tive methamphetamine lab and two subsequent arrests officers reported in a press release sunday. The search warrant served by police officers with the combined Law enforcement against narcotics team led to the arrests of Terry duty 52, and Karen Shell 28, both of Peru. As part of an illegal narcotics investigation officers executed the search warrant at 312 Tyler St., Peru where officers allegedly found the inactive methamphetamine lab. Duty who was at the residence when the warrant was served was taken into custody and incarcerated in the Miami county jail. He is set to face criminal charges for conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine pos session of chemical precursors and maintaining a common nuisance. Further investigation led officers to a second location where they encountered Shell. She was found to be wanted on a Miami county arrest from staff reports Indianapolis suicides among Active duty soldiers were approaching record Levels in 2010, surpassing even the numbers killed in combat when maj. Scott Edwards a National guard psychologist from Kokomo set out to wipe away the stigma against seek ing help. He eased Access to civilian mental health providers so that guard members struggling with depression have to wait months to see someone with the veterans administration. He soon realized that a snot enough. I had guard members come Back and Tell me that coun Selor was Nice but they just dont understand a Edwards said. I realized we had civilian providers who meant Well but they we rent equipped to pro vide the treatment that Veter ans need. That insight led to a pro Gram that now stands As a Model for the nation. Working with the military family research Institute at Purdue University Edwards worked on a plan to train Counselor in military culture and strategies to help soldiers suffering from the traumas of War. Theress now a network of these civilian Counselor in in Diana and six other states called Star behavioural health providers . Org. Brad Kelley a Richmond Counselor who went through the training said it helped him understand the intense and see suicide / / Page a4 ending stigma facing soldiers ? program trains civilian mental health providers to Cater to military is needs memories and shadows Michael d. Mullins recognize s the pain Many veterans feel in remembering their time in combat. Its a pain the Vietnam War Veteran had tried to suppress and forget be fore he began to embrace those memories As an author documenting the military experience. So much of the wind fall residents life Over the past decade has consisted of getting those thoughts and memories out As the author and co author of five different military books two audio books and his first fiction Book which will be available in the next couple of months. It took a Long time to reconcile some things he said. We All have our demons. They dont go away you just learn to fight them in different ways. The fact i was Able to verbalize and write and get them out in front of me was probably one of the biggest reasons i could face All of them. Today he will be visit ing family in Virginia but Mullins will be sure to take some time out of by Martin Slagter Kokomo Tribune Mullins seeks to Tell stories of veterans through his writing see meth lab / / Page a4 by Maureen Hayden Chi statehouse Bureau i did not realize you could die from being too sad in less than a year retired army Gen. Mark Graham lost two sons in Battle. But they were Battles of different kinds. In february 2004, his oldest son Jeffrey was killed in a bomb blast in Iraq while leading a foot patrol. Just eight months before that his other son Kevin died fighting another Battle a Battle against depression. Kevin was a straight a student and an Roth Cadet at the univer sity of Kentucky who planned to become an army doctor after graduation. ? veterans mental health Summit Aims to curb military suicide stigma major general ret Mark Graham Speaks How important to prevent military suicides at the Kokomo event Center on Friday. General Graham lost his two sons Kevin and Jeff one by suicide and the other by killed in action in Iraq. Since then he tries to change the stigmatization suicide in the military and help veterans who suffer from pts. Tae gun Kim Kokomo Tribune by Carson Gerber Kokomo Tribune indy 500 ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? b1 see Summit / / Page a4 his memorial Day to recognize the sacrifices of those who lost their lives for their country on a Day he de scribes As solemn. During a weekend filled with family gatherings cookouts and Indianapolis 500 watch parties Mullins believes taking time to re member those sacrifices is something everyone should do. Its a weekend thatus very important to me in terms of the sacrifices that were made for this country that people made willingly he said. I know its the first weekend of the summer and a Celebration and thatus All Good stuff too. But i just Hope this nation never re ally forgets what memorial Day is about. There Are things worse Happy memorial Day see stories / / Page a4 Tae gun Kim Kokomo Tribune Honor Michael d. Mullins 66, poses in front of the statue at Howard county veterans memorial on wednesday. Mullins served in d company 199th infantry brigade during the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1969 and earned a purple heart. He has published and contributed to five books about War veterans

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