Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on March 20, 1988 · Page 3
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 3

Logansport, Indiana
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Sunday, March 20, 1988
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Pharos-Tribune, Logansport, Indiana, Sunday, March 20, 1988 PageS Area Report City Begins Flushing Water Lines The Logansport water department will bgein its semi-annual flushing of water lines, starting at 9 p.m. today, continuing through 4 a.m. Monday. The flushing will take place over the next two to three weeks, according to water/wastewaster manager Paul Hartman. The flushing will begin on the east end, moving south, then west of Third Street and finishing on the north side. Hartman said residents may experience dirty or rusty water during the flushing. The solution is to let the water run for a while and it will return to normal. Scholarships Available To Ivy Tech Students Students at Indiana Vocational Technical College will be eligible for two new $500 scholarships, Charles Hefley, vice president and dean of Ivy Tech's Region 5 campuses, has announced. The Founders Scholarships will be given each year to new or current Ivy Tech students. Winners will be selected on a basis of on academic achievement. Students at the Logansport, Grissom Air Force Base, Kokomo and Wabash campuses can apply for the scholarship through the financial aid offices at each campus. The first recipients will be announced in the fall. Their names will be displayed on a plaque at the campus where they attend classes. Street Sweeping Begins Monday The Logansport Street Department will begin sweeping streets on Monday. The street sweeper will clean the south side of East Market Street and the south side of East Broadway from Sixth to 24th Street on Monday. Residents in these areas are asked to park off the street from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., according to Mike Fincher, street commissioner. Memorial Is Observing Poison Prevention Week Memorial Hospital employees are gearing up for the local observance of National Poison Prevention Week which begins today. Members of the hospital's pharmacy and emergency department staffs and the Cass County Ambulance Service will be organizing various activities aimed at increasing poison prevention awareness. The activities include: •Distribution of a special syrup for poison-related incidents. Parents with small children who visit the Emergency Room this week and mothers who visit the Family Birth Center will be given a free syrup known as IPECAC that induces vomiting if a child swallows a poison. Families also will be given general information about identifying toxic substances in the home. •Poster contest, Cass County children in kindergarten through second grade will be able to participate in a special poster contest. The theme of the contest is "Indiana Children Observe Poison Prevention Week." The contest ends Saturday. Entries should be submitted to the Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. Winners will be announced later this month. •School presentations. Members of the hospital staff will be presenting poison prevention programs to students in elementary schools throughout the area in the next two weeks. Information about poison prevention will be provided at the local Heartbeats Health Festival next month. More information about Poison Prevention Week activities can be obtained by calling Al Gatmaitan, the hospital's assistant administrator, at 753-7541. Wayne Corp. Workers Reject Pact Indianapolis Man Arrested For Alleged Abduction RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) - A strike at the Wayne Corp. bus plant continued Saturday after some 700 hourly employees rejected a contract proposal, union officials said. Ben Green, financial secretary of United Auto Workers Local 721, insurance coverage and retirement benefits seem to to a be the stumbling blocks contract agreement. The workers, who have been off the job since Feb. 29, voted Saturday morning at Richmond High School but vote totals were not available immediately. No new negotiating sessions have been scheduled, Green said. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indianapolis man was arrested on a criminal confinement charge Saturday after he allegedly feigned a shooting and drove a friend about 80 miles against his will, state police said. John Patrick Dowling, 20, was being held in the Marion County Lockup pending an initial hearing Monday on the charge, a Class D felony, officials said. Mark E. Kennedy, 25, of Indianapolis, said Dowling claimed to have killed an ex-girlfriend at her home late Friday night, then threatened him, state police Sgt. John Wheeler said. Police confirmed that someone had broken into the woman's house, but she was not there at the time, Wheeler said. Dowling was arrested early Saturday in the Crawfordsville area after Kennedy escaped and contacted authorities, police said. Crime Of The Week Burglary at the Amber's A burglary at the Ambers Dining Room and Cocktail Lounge, 931 W. Linden Ave., is the Crime of the Week. Owner Lyle Jensen discovered the burglary at 9:36 a.m. March 6. Investigation by authorities revealed that entry was made by prying open a door on the north side of the building leading into the dining room. An overhead light outside the door had been shot out with a BB gun. Investigators said the front door had been pried on, but not opened. Inside the building, the office door was forced open. Police said $5 was reported missing from the office. In the bar room, several bottles of liquor behind the bar and stored under the bar were shot with a BB gun or knocked to the floor. Some bottles had been thrown against the wall. An attempt was made to open a safe in the kitchen area. The dials were knocked off and the handle twisted off, but entry into the safe was not made, investigators said. Entry was made to the basement area by removed the trim from a locked door, but nothing appeared to be missing from this area. Total damage to the building was estimated at $4,000. No suspect information is available at this time. Persons with information about the burglary at the Ambers or any other felony crime should call Cass County Crime Stoppers, Inc. The organization will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the person or persons responsible for the crime. Crime Stoppers also will pay for information leading to the apprehension of wanted persons. In Logansport, call 722- STOP. Individuals residing outside the Logansport area may call collect. Callers will be assigned a code number and will not be required to give their names. Information for the Crime of the Week is supplied by Sgt. Jack Helvie, coordinator, Cass County Crime Stoppers, Inc. Shop the easy way — in the classified columns. DICK'S SPORTING GOODS Serving You For 16 Years 753-5812 300 W. MARKET "Best Live Bait In Town" CALL 722-5000 ACTION-PACKED CLASSIFIEDS "- 1 — CORRECTION In the Sears Srping Sole inserted in today's Pharos Tribune the following items are not ore not available / No Roincbecks: The Boots and Outboard Motor on page 13, Also these items are out of stock / Rainchecks available: No. 72067 Big T Gym: No. 75051 Air Conditioner: No. 8)20 Box Fan: No. 5320 Oehumidfier: No. 53013 Typewriter- No 11711 Sander: No. 10416 Drill: No. 33187 Tool Set: No. 65257 Too! Chest and No. 65044 Tool Cabinet. We ore sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Monument Co. Serving Logansport & Area Since 1889 "From our Family to yours" Quality & Service 0 FALLON biNmamirnonurnenf custom lettering butldrn commrmoralinf lifc in franilr > marble . broni* At Main Entrance of Mt. Hop* Ccmttery ALL WORK DONE IN LOGANSPORT 1137 Pieojont Hill 753-2394 24 HOUR ANSWERING SERVICED J VISITS 6 VISITS ATTENTION We Carry A Full Line Of Ostomy Supplies And Equipment If We Don't Have It We'll Order It For You AT DEXTER PHARMACY "WE CARE ABOUT YOUR GOOD HEALTH" •Mon.-Fri. 8:30-8:00 • Sat. 8:30-6:30 M800 Fulton St.EE Logansport, IN Y •••• # h ' 'h DID YOU RECEIVE A CHECK TO PAY FOR YOUR m Why not open a at the F&M Bank? We pay on our escrow accounts. Funds can be automatically deducted from your checking account at intervals of your choice or you may come in and pay at your convenience. Every 6 months, when property taxes are due, you will receive a check to cover your taxes -^ a little extra for you. Stop in at any of our locations and ask about our new Saturday Mon.-Thurs, Friday 9a.m.-Woon 9a.m.-5p.m. 9 a.nrt.-6 p.m. CIRRUS, MtMHlRfOIC LOGANSPORT WALTON GALVESTON

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