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Logansport Pharos Tribune (Newspaper) - August 31, 2015, Logansport, IndianaPart with the local Page a8 grilled Green take control i this allergy season life amp style a Page a7pharos tribe proud to be the first carpet cleaning service certified asthma amp allergy Friendly i August 31.2015 75 cent Cost concerns curb police body cams data storage big question for Pilot programs by Maureen Hayden Chi state reporter Indianapolis in the Small Parke county town of Rockville population 2,591, police officers Are donning new body cameras before they head out on patrol. The cameras Are new but the practice is not. Rockville a five full time officers have been equipped with the technology though an earlier version of it since 2013. Rockville assistant police chief Bill Mcmichael said police agencies across Indiana would be Wise to follow suit to protect both their officers and citizens. But there a a big Barrier Cost of the both the cameras and the in definite storage capacity needed to download data daily. A we have a lot smaller expense involved in cameras than most police departments a said Mcmichael whose town is a county seat surrounded by Leafy Hills and hollows that Are Home to a covered Bridge festival each october. A we Only needed a few cameras versus big departments that would need Rockville is one of the few police agencies in Indiana to equip officers with body cameras As part of an Effort to improve Trust with its citizens. Many Are in smaller communities where departments have used sparking safety Agency local experts teach emergency skills by Mitchell Kirk staff reporter Ray Wallace started out by asking the group who wanted to put out a fire. Several hands shot into the air before the fire Protection adviser with Flora based Brenneck fire Protection went Over the Steps to using a fire extinguisher. Many audience members eyes widened when he ignited the flames in a Metal Container on the other Side of the parking lot off Woodlawn Avenue in Logansport Friday morning aug. 28. One by one he escorted his extinguisher equipped students Over to the Blaze before they doused it with a thick White Cloud. A a you re a pro a he told each of them As they returned to the sound of applause. It was All part of one local Agency a efforts to teach its clients How to be Safe in emergencies and what Steps to take to ensure they done to happen in the first place. Peak Community services serves people with developmental disabilities throughout the area. It helps them find and maintain employment teaches habilitation skills and provides supervised group living Community living and family support. The Agency hosted a safety fair at its Logansport office Friday a see safety Page a6 getting a helping hand from Logansport fireman Mike Ott front left Peak Community services client Ricky Brown 49, of Logansport climbs out of a smoke filled room in a portable fire House that is used to teach fire safety. Joseph c. Garza i Chi the Rockville police department recently acquired six new body cameras. Grants and private donations to buy cameras that Cost $600 to $1,000 each. In Rockville a private foundation put in Money along with the Parke county a see cams Page a6 dried out Park to Welcome tractors 1 tractor pull and mini Power show return to Winamac after flooding by Sarah Einselen news editor Winamac events Are slowly returning to Winamac town Park after receding Waters and several weeks of sunny weather have dried out the grounds. Floodwaters from the Tippecanoe River which surrounds the Park on three sides soaked the grounds in june and Early july forcing Pulaski county a 4-h fair Board to postpone the county fair tractor pull and cancelling the annual Northern Indiana Power from the past festival both originally scheduled for july. Fair Board members Are now gearing up for the tractor and truck pull scheduled for saturday. An antique tractor pull is also slated for sunday and Power from the past organizers intend to Host a mini show later this month. A it was a Little crazy trying to figure out when to hold the pull fair Board president Theresa Calloway said. A we just did no to really have a Choice with the weather. We were underwater even in the pull strip and the a see tractors Page a6 if you go what tractor pull when 7 . Saturday and 10 . Sunday antique tractor pull where Winamac town Park 10 Park Road in Winamac a two blocks East of the courthouse Cost $10, or free for children 5 and under what Northern Indiana Power from the past mini show when saturday sept. 26 where Winamac town Park Cost free photos by j. Kyle Keener / the pharos to Bune clients and staff at Peak Community services like Jessica Ybanez right 33, of Logansport participated in a safety fair Friday aug. 28, and got a Chance to learn to use fire extinguishers with the help of Ray Wallace left from Brenneck fire Protection co. Ehh3hehbc 676-4125 to advertise Sam Sesee online promo code pickup699 one Large 1 it 1 Topping Tel 41 carryout i or original or thin crust Coupon required. Limited time offer. 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