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Logansport Pharos Tribune (Newspaper) - November 8, 2008, Logansport, IndianaPharos Tribune saturday nov. 8, 2008 local area a Page designed by Tim Rivers Are Calendar today food drive Roll the pantry Day has been planned from 9 am. To 1 . At pacesetters real estate in logans port. A drive thru will be set up and individuals will be Able to drop off non perishable items during the specified time. Craft show. The Cass county Extension homemakers Are holding their annual Craft show from 8 . To 2 . At the Cass county 4-h Fairgrounds. Breakfast and lunch will be available. Pet shot clinic a reduced fee pet shot clinic is planned from 9 30 am. To 12 30 . At the Monticello Rural King on main Street. Individuals May bang in their healthy dog or cat for reduced fee vaccinations. Five Way dog vaccinations plus rabies or three Way cat vaccinations plus rabies Are $30. No appointment is necessary. Craft fair the 17th annual arts and crafts show will be held from 9 . To 3 . In the Kelley student Center and alumni Hall at Indiana University Kokomo. There is no admission or parking fee however attendees Are encouraged to bring a canned food or other non perishable item for the Kokomo crisis i Center. Monday cancer Center open House the Logansport regional cancer Center is holding an open House from 5 to 7 . At 1616 Smith st. There will be guest speakers and the american cancer society Southern care inc. Will be present for questions. Refreshments will be Agenda monday Logansport plan commission will meet at 4 . In the City Council Chambers on the third floor of the City building Logansport housing authority will meet at 4 . At 719 Spencer st. Wednesday Logansport Board of Public works and safety will meet at 5 . In the City Council Chambers on the third floor of the City building. Markets Indianapolis apr Eastern Combest lean value direct hogs report for Friday trend Barrows and gilts were 69 cents lower than previous Day s close. Base Market carcass basis Plant delivered 0.9 to 1.1 Square inches of Back fat $42.00-$50.81 weighted average $49.01. Net prices including premiums 0.9-1.0, $42.00-$52.33 1.0-1.1, $42.00-$51.83 1.1-1.2, $42.00-$50.81. Daily movement estimate i 10,725. Indianapolis apr estimate i de Grain prices Friday at Indianapolis area elevators Corn Cash $3.61, january $3.69, March $3.81. Soybeans Cash $9.11, december $9.11, january $9.11. Corrections the pharos Tribune strives for 100 percent accuracy but when Ive make a mistake our policy is to Correct it promptly. If you see an error please Don t hesitate to bring it to the attention of Kelly Hawes our managing editor. His Telephone number is 574 732-5155, and his email address is \ contacts if you have an item a the pharos a Tribune please Call us at 574 722-5000 a 800 676-4125 at the extensions and times listed below. After hours leave a voice mail message and your Call will be returned As soon As possible. Customer service weekdays 8 . To 6 . Sun. 6 . To 11 . Ext. 5114, 5109 administration weekdays 8 . To 5 . Publisher Robyn Mccloskey ext. 5133 general manager. Kim Dillon ext. 5121 postmaster please Send address changes to the pharos Tribune to. Box 210, Logansport in. 46947-210. Periodicals class postage paid in Logansport ind. Uses 317-780 afternoon edition published monday through Friday. Mommy edition published saturday and sunday. Member of the audit Bureau of circulation member of the associated press. The associated press is exclusively entitled to the use for pub Cabon of ail news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise created m this paper and also the local news published there the Logansport pharos Tibone founded 1844. Subscription rates Snite copy rates Are .50 Daly $1-50 sunday. Camer Home delivery $15.00 per month monthly paces decrease Tor longer term payments automatic Fez pay program $12.50 per month sunday and mad Del Venes available by i special rate our weekend and sunday subscribers receive Holiday issues on new year s Day. Memoni Day. July 4th. Labor Day thanksgiving and Christmas when holidays fall on monday through Friday for weekend subs cobers or monday through saturday for sunday Only subs cobers. M addition weekend and sunday Suba cobers receive Bonus issues the last thursday of every month. Hof Day and Bonus editions Are inducted in the subscription Cost. Bates include Resto Esbai and Rural of Ekenes other Home delivery rate schedules subject to change obituaries lotteries Hoosier lottery hotline 800 95-lotto Indiana Indianapolis apr Here Are the winning numbers selected Friday in the Hoosier lottery daily three midday 0-4-3 daily three evening 9-4-0 daily four midday 7-9-8-1 a photo new staff president elect Obama makes an opening statement on the Economy during a press conference in Chicago Friday. Standing behind Obama Are or vice president elect Biden Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm former fed chairman Paul Volcker and newly appointed chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. Daily four evening 8-4-4-6 Lucky 5-midday 2-3-23-26-31 Lucky 5-evening 4-12-14-20-26 mix and match 7-9-12-41-47 estimated Hoosier lotto Jackpot $2 million estimated Power Ball Jackpot $25 million Joseph Cufford Lane Shelbyville Joseph Clifford Lane 75, died on thursday nov. 6, 2008, in Shelbyville born on sell 22, 1933, in Medora he was the son of Elmer James Lane and d. Pauline Scott Wade. Joseph married Judith a. Pampel on nov. 18, 1961, in Remington. He graduated from Beech Grove High school and attended i Pul Joseph was a dispatcher for various trucking companies through the years and also loved raising shorthorn cattle. He was a member of the Fairview United methodist Church Cumberland masonic Lodge the Indianapolis scottish rite and the Loyal order of the Moose. He was also a member of the american and Indiana shorthorn associations and the Shelby county and Indiana beef associations. He was also formerly in the us. Navy. Surviving Are his wife Judith Lane Fountaintown sons James Donna Lane Dayton Ohio and Jeff Lane Fountaintown two grandsons Kaleb and Isaac two granddaughters Emma and Nicola Uncle Ralph Scott Medora two Brothers Walter Sonny Lane Nebraska and Oliver Wade Reno Nev. Five Sisters Dorothy Shultz Fowler May Brown Logansport Mary Jane Petersen Fowler Nancy Berry it Walton fla., and Olive Wade Thailand 15 nieces and nephews and several great nieces and great nephews. Friends May Call from 2 until 5 30 pin. Sunday at Erlewein mortuary in Greenfield. A masonic service will follow at the mortuary at 550 pm. Memorial contributions May be made to the Indiana heart association 6100 w. 96th st Indianapolis Indiana 46278, or to the Indiana leukaemia and Lymphoma society 941 e 86th st Indianapolis Indiana 46240. Sign the online guest Book at or email condolences to m0n0n a services for Clarence slim Allen 89, Monon will be at 1 . Today in Miller Roscka funeral Home Monticello. Burial will be private. Visitation will be 11 . Until the time of service on saturday at the funeral Rensselaer a funeral services for Ruby Ester Frederick 87, will be at 10 30 . Cost monday at Jackson funeral Chapel of Rensselaer. Burial will follow at memory gardens cemetery Rensselaer. Friends May Call from 2 to 8 . Cost sunday at the funeral Chapel. Leffert funeral services for Steven Harold Leffert 50, will be held at 11 am. Today at Edmonds amp Evans funeral Home. 6941 Central ave., Portage. Interment will take place at Mccool cemetery in Portage. Claude Hardy services for Claude Hardy 73, Logansport will be held at 11 . Monday in gun drum funeral Home. He died at 10 45 . Thursday nov. 6, 2008, in st. Vincent Hospital Indianapolis with his family by his Side. Born july 8, 1935, in Cass county he was the son of Clarence Edward Hardy and Mary m. Campbell. He was married july 6, 1957, in Logansport to Evelyn Robeson. Claude retired in 1998 As a supervisor for Essrow Cement Plant in Logansport after More than 35 years of service. He was a 1954 graduate of Logansport High school. Claude served in the . Army from 1958 until 1960 in san Antonio Texas. He enjoyed animals and especially Bird watching. He also enjoyed spending time with his family and was an avid Reader. He never missed an Opportunity to attend his children a and grandchildren a sporting events. Surviving Are his wife Evelyn Hardy Logansport son James d. Hardy and wife Melissa Logansport and Brian c. Hardy and wife Marla Logansport brother Eddie Hardy and wife lil Walton and Jerry Hardy Burnettsville aunt june Campbell Logansport four grandchildren Joshua Hardy Jacob Hardy Andrew Murray and Ryan Murray several nieces and nephews and his beloved dog China baby. One brother Gib Campbell and brother in Law and wife Art and Mary Campbell preceded in death. Pastor John Drexler will officiate. Burial will be in mount Hope cemetery Logansport. Friends May Call from 1 to 5 . Sunday in the funeral Home. Memorial contributions May be made to a cause for paws . Box 1042, Logansport in 46947 or to the Cass county animal Marie Bow and Amboy memorial services for Patricia Marie Bow and 56, Amboy will be held at 1 pm monday in Amboy United methodist Church. She died at 5 03 . Thursday nov. 6,2008, in her residence. Rev. James Mcdowell will officiate. Graveside services will be held at 3 . Monday in Greenlawn cemetery Mexico. There will be no visitation. Laird funeral Home Amboy is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions May be made to the american lung association of . A continued from Page a1 no ground with new policy announcements or disclosures of who would be in his Cabinet. In lighthearted moments he joked about seances with dead presidents and the Appeal of animal shelter dogs that Are a mutts like constrained by the fact he will not take office until Jan. 20, Obama deferred to president Bush and his economic team on major decisions. Declaring he would not respond to issues a in a knee Jerk fashion a Obama declined to say How he would Deal with Iran whose president sent a letter of congratulations to Obama. A i want to be very careful that we Are sending the right signals to the world As a whole that i am not the president and i wont be until january 20th,�?� he said. A new jobless report offered no Comfort. The unemployment rate climbed to a 14-year High in million people were out of work. In Detroit general motors reported a huge third Quarter loss and said it May run out of Cash next year. Ford planned More Job cuts after burning through billions of dollars of its own. While standing Back As Long As Bush is president Obama said his advisers would keep close watch on the administrations efforts to unlock Frozen credit and stabilize financial markets. Obama said he wanted to make sure the Bush administration was a protecting taxpayers helping homeowners and not unduly rewarding the management of financial firms that Are receiving government Obama spoke after he and vice president elect Joe Biden met privately with economic advisers to discuss ways to stabilize the Economy. A we Are facing the greatest economic Challenge of our lifetime and we re going to have to act swiftly to resolve it Obama said. He said he was confident that a a new president can have an enormous Impact but he tempered that optimism by adding a i do hot underestimate the enormity of the task that lies a immediately after i become president i will confront this economic Challenge head on by taking All necessary Steps to ease the credit crisis help hardworking families and restore growth and Prosperity a Obama said. A some of the choices that we re going to make Are going to be difficult he said. A it is not going to be Quick. Its not going to be easy for us to dig ourselves out of the Hole that we Are but he said he was confident the country could do it Joseph Clifford Lane Claude Hardy it photo i Arnold Ernest on the Road just after 600e reopened Friday morning motorists took to the wider Road that connects Logansport Road and . 24. 600e. A continued from Page a1 materials such As pavement and Road stripping become harder to work with in colder weather Courtney said. Regarding residents along 600e, Cass county commissioner Dick Rusk said he understands there were hassles and he Hopes the wait was Worth it a i realize there a been some inconveniences during the construction Hase but i think they have a lot to e Happy with and a lot to be proud of a Rusk said. �?~1 just think its a great addition to the Highway system in Cass county Road 600e connects Logansport Road to . 24 and . 35, and allows motorists easy Access to the major retail area in Logansport a this is going to become a major thoroughfare and entryway into Logansport Road and the East end of Logansport a Rusk said. Cass county residents who live in Walton Lincoln Galveston Anoka and Lewisburg have used this Road for Many years to Access not Only the retail areas but also Many other locations in and around the Logansport and Cass county Easley said. A we would like to thank the residence of Cass county for their patience and cooperation throughout this project we would also like to extend a special thanks to the residents who live on 600e who were impacted by this construction. We know this completion Date has seemed like a Long time coming from their a final inspection has to be completed along with some work on residential areas affected by the construction. Easley assured residents the work is nothing that will slow Down traffic. The Speed limit is going to stay at 45 mph the same As before the improvements. A we talked to the design folks United consulting and they said the Road is designed for 45, so we re going to leave it at that said Easley of the portion from . 24 before it transitions into 35 mph closer to Logansport Road. Work is finished on improving the intersection of Logansport Road and 600e. There is now a turn Lane for motorists going South from Logansport Road onto 600e. The intersection has also been raised to improve visibility. Rusk said it has been about six years since the first Public meetings were held regarding the project a a in a really exited about seeing this project come to completion a Rusk said. A a it a a safer Road. Its a pleasant Road. Its a modern Road. It makes you feel like you re going someplace important program. A continued from Page a1 the suggestion to bring the Backpack program to Logansport came out of a meeting Between Hess Loposser who is the principal at Columbia United Way leaders and members of food finders food Bank in Lafayette. The program had been successfully implemented in other cities and those involved Felt it could also Benefit families in this area. Fairview and Columbia were chosen for the initial launch because of the Large percentage of a impoverished children a according to a news release from the United Way which estimated that population could be As High As 72 percent Hess said she is pleased that the schools can offer the program to help these families. A the Economy is horrible right now and a lot of people Are struggling a she said. A we get that and whatever we can do to help we want to do. I know this will help a lot of kids and a lot of food finders provides the food items for the 225 backpacks and the United Way developed the menus said Gebhardt volunteers began organizing food items on live United Day on sept 12, and since then volunteers from Crosswind United methodist Church and first Assembly of god have been preparing for the first distribution. Missy lies the Volunteer coordinator for the project said she needs Between 25 and 30 volunteers each week to help pack food. She said she has contacted different clubs Church groups and youth organizations throughout the area trying to recruit help to make the project a Success. A a it a the kids we re helping a she said. A if it becomes a Community project the More people who know about it the More kids will get the because neither school has enough space to store the food and offer a staging area for volunteers first Assembly of god will serve As the packing Center for future distributions meaning volunteers will receive the food items at the Church inventory and pack the bags then deliver them to the schools for the Friday distributions. With the first distribution children also received a free kid Friendly Book about nutrition and future bags will periodically contain other educational items. A it was really important to the United Way Board that this be a hand up a said Gebhardt. A along with providing the food for them to go Home for the weekend we help to teach the kids responsibility by taking Home the bag and remembering to bring it Back on monday. It also had an educational component with the organizers Are considering different ideas like books on Hygiene and resource pamphlets for future educational handouts said Hess. She said they also Hope to include vouchers for perishable foods. Hess said that organizers Are still working out some bugs with the program and Are expecting More to arise in the coming Days. Eventually she said organizers Hope to expand the program to other grades to reach As Many people As possible. Although the program is limited for now to three grades at two schools Hess said she is excited about the number of people the program can help. A a it a incredible How this thing is blossomed and i feel that is what our kids Are going to do with this boost she said. The sky is the limit and with giving hearts i know we can just do so Carta Knapp can be contacted at 574 732-5150 or via email at

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