Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 17, 1988 · Page 7
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 7

Logansport, Indiana
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Thursday, March 17, 1988
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Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Thursday, March 17, Page? Area Report Logan Attorney Must Pay $82,000 In Judgment ROCHESTER — A Logansport attorney will be forced to pay at least $82,000 as part of a judgment filed in Fulton Circuit Court Tuesday. John O'Neill, 2412 North St., was facing a trial before a petit jury in a case involving Donald Rhodes, J.D. Rhodes and Lester Rhodes. Prior to the jury trial, however, O'Neill's attorney, Courtney Justice, and an attorney for the Rhodes family consented to enter a judgment. Judge Douglas B. Morton signed the judgment which calls for O'Neill to pay $161,834.62 in compensatory damages and $88,165.38 in punitive damages for a total of $250,000. The attorneys reached the agreement with the stipulation that O'Neill may be released from his responsibility of paying the full amount if he pays $82,000 to the Rhodes family by May 1. Twelve Mile Community Breakfast Saturday TWELVE MILE — Reserve officers from the Cass County Sheriff's Department will be serving the Twelve Mile Community Breakfast Saturday. Serving will be from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Twelve Mile Community Center. The menu will include sausage and gravy, biscuits, ham, eggs, pancakes, bacon, rolls, pie, juice and coffee. Proceeds will go to the summer camp fund for reserve officers. United Way Conducting Survey Of Area In order to better understand the needs of Cass County, the United Way is conducting a survey of area residents to ask their opinion about community services. The survey will be mailed around Easter to approximately 2,000 residents selected randomly from directories of people living in Cass County townships. The survey will ask residents what they think about services offered and where there are problems. The United Way will use (he responses to decide how to meet the needs of the community. All responses will be kept confidential. United Way Director Lois Andre is urging all residents who get a survey to complete and return the material to help the organization get as much community input as possible. Onward Fire Department Pancake Day April 9 ONWARD — The Onward Fire Department's annual pancake day is April 9 The volunteer firefighters will try to display some of the new fire equipment the department has purchased, including a new pumper truck and a new chassis for the tanker. The event will be held from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the fire station and donations will be accepted. Young America Lions Club Pancake Day YOUNG AMERICA - The Young America Lions club will host a pancake and sausage day March 26 from 7 a.m. to 6p.m. at the Lions Den, located on Ind. 18. The menu will include pancakes, sausage and eggs. Drinks will be available. The cost is $3 for adults and $2 for children. Proceeds will go toward state Lions projects. TRADE-IN 'EVENT. All Wins Logan Spelling Bee Nishad Ali, 13-year-old son of Dr. Shaffideen Ali, Logansport State Hospital, is Logansport's 1988 spelling champion. The seventh-grade student at All Saints Catholic school was the winner of the Spelling Bee finals for Logansport 6th, 7th and 8th grade public and parochial school students hosted Wednesday night by Lincoln Junior High School. The runner-up was last year's winner, Lisa Tiongson, also a seventh-grader at All Saints. She is the 12-year-old daughter of Dr. Tiongson and Mrs. A.H. Tiongson, 3009 Woodland Dr. The winning word was "eche- lon," which Nishad spelled correctly after spel ling "diminutive," which was missed by Lisa. Nishad will represent Logansport in the annual Five County Regional Spelling Bee to be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in McHale auditorium under the sponsorship of the Pharos- Tribune. The winner of that Bee will compete in the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., the last week in May, with all expenses paid by the Pharos-Tribune. Dilling Forgey Carroll Spelling Bee Champ Marcy Forgey, 14-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Hobart Forgey, Rt. 1, Camden, is Carroll Middle School's 1988 spelling bee champion. The eighth-grade student will represent the middle school in the Five County Regional Spelling Bee sponsored by the Pharos Tribune to be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in McHale Auditorium. Marcy won the annual bee Wednesday afternoon by cor- Forgey Fields rectiy spelling "sheathing" after spelling "rancorous," the word that was missed by runner-up Angie Fields, also an eighth- grader. Angie is the 13-year-old daughter of John and Diane Fields, Rt. 1, Cutler. The winner of the Regional Spelling Bee next month will be sent to the National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.. The National Bee is during the last week in May and the winner will be sent by the Pharos-Tribune, with all expenses paid. ,000 Shortage At License Branch INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More whose sales were later recorded branch inventory but they than $6,000 was missing or im- as voided. The license plates properly accounted for last year involved in the voided sales weren>t there when examiners at the Terre Haute license branch that was one of the original 10 pilot branches operated by the new Bureau of Motor Vehicles Commission, the State Board of Accounts reported today. State examiners said their audit of Branch No. 139 books for 1987 showed a total shortage of $6,127. Indiana State Police are investigating the shortage, examiners said. The audit report was forwarded to the Vigo County grand jury and the attorney general. The shortage includes $2,305 in taxes and fees owed on items originally listed as sold, but should have been returned to the conducted their audit, Dill Winner Of Delphi Spelling Bee Angie Dill, 14-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Dill, Rt. 1, Delphi, will represent the Delphi Community School Corporation in the Five County Regional Spelling Bee to be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, in McHaJe auditorium. Angie, an eighth-grade student, won the annual Delphi Spelling Bee Wednesday afternoon by correctly spelling "tyrant" after spelling "laughter," the word missed by runner-up Ann Dilling. also an eighth-grader. Ann is the 14-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Dilling, Rt. 2, Delphi. The winner of (he Regional Spelling Bee next month will travel to Washington, D.C., to compete in the National Spelling Bee during the last week in May. The Pharos-Tribune sponsors the regional bee and pays all expenses for the trip to Washington. 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