The Reporter-Times from Martinsville, Indiana on July 8, 2000 · 5
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The Reporter-Times from Martinsville, Indiana · 5

Martinsville, Indiana
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Saturday, July 8, 2000
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LIFESTYLE The Reporter-Times July 8 & 9, 2000 5 Club & Public Meetings fry 'Dandy' pledges march in street during pledge party Epsilon Chapter of Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority gathered at the Disciple House for its pledge party. Before the party and festivities a brief business meeting was conducted. It was decided to deposit $1000 in a CD for Convention 2006. Vicki Kivett reported that initiation and inspection is at the Mosonic Lodge on July 24 at 6:30 p.m. This is a required meeting and all members should attend. Pledges Julie Jennings and Suzanne Jones were introduced by their sponsors. President Suzanne Chambers then conducted the pledge service. After the service the future members were given their responsibilities and requirements. Dana Prather then presented the pledges with an American flag and sparklers. The future members had to march up and down the street waving their flags and sparklers while singing "Yankee Doodle Dandy". After the performance, everyone went inside and enjoyed a wonderful buffet of finger sandwiches, chips, dips and desserts. Many thanks went to the committee of Jana Gray, Pat Roudebush, Gretchen Koons, Renata Arthur, Lois Brown, Erin Gray and Glenda Deckard. Xi Chapter of Kappa Kappa Sigma discusses workers for MC Fair The July business meeting of Xi Chapter of Kappa Kappa Sigma Sorority was on July 2 at the Lions Club Building in Morgantown. Final plans for working at the Pork Producer's tent at the Morgan County Fair were discussed and plans made to get additional workers to help if needed. Many cards have been sent to people in the community because of illness or deaths in the family. Invitations were received o the pledge party, which will be on July 17 at the Morgantown Methodist Church. Refreshments were served and the door prize awarded to Phyllis Cooper by hostess, Jenny Blankenship, at the close of the meeting. The next meeting will be on Aug. 7 at the Lions Club Building. Meetings Fair board The Morgan County Fair Board will meet Tuesday, July 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Wilber Kendall Room at the fairgrounds. Agenda items include budget report, happenings on the grounds, merchant building signs, date for fall demolition derby, contracts for grease tank, signup to work grandstand gates, information booth and sponsor of the day tent, judge for dairy and beef, trophy sponsors, workers for Columbus Street gate for rodeo, posters and work day and dinner. Mooresville schools The board of the Mooresville Consolidated School District will meet Tuesday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school library. Agenda items include language on drug testing policy, technology cirriculum, weighted grades, safety policy for visitors, memberships in professional organizations, federal and state grants, permission to advertise form 3, bus replacement plan, capital projects plan and new facility appeal. NHJ schools The Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson United School Corp. board will meet Tuesday, July 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the administration building. Agenda items include drug testing report, textbook fees, title I allocation, lunch prices, board retreat, safety specialist, job and salary recommendations for tech personnel, out of state field trip, and personnel. An executive session will precede the meeting to discuss collective bargaining and security systems. College News Martinsville resident earns degree from SMU Katherine Leigh Wildman of Martinsville was among 1,709 students at Southern Methodist University who received their diplomas at the University's 85th annual May commencement on May 20, 2000. Miss Wildman received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in communication arts (advertising) and a minor in art history. Morgan County youth attend Camp Riley ciation (RMA), Camp Riley features fully accessible facilities and activities which are fun as well as challenging for the campers, encouraging them to strive for greater levels of independence. Camp Riley is unique in that it never turns away anyone because of inability to pay. Campers are asked to provide as much of their camp costs as possible, then with the help of Riley Memorial Association, each child can seek camperships from private individuals and civic organizations to make this experience in outdoor recreation and education possible. Children ages 8 to 18 are welcome to register and attend one of four sessions of Camp Riley each summer. For more information or questions contact the Riley Memorial Association at (317) 634-4474. Morgan County youth share new friends, new experiences and new achievements as Camp Riley for Youth with Physical Disabili ties continued its 2000 season on July 2 with session I of Riley, Venture, and Top-It-Off. Campers from Morgan County in attendance this year include L i n d s e y Humphrey of Martinsville. They are enjoying a 12-day residential camping experience at Bradford Woods near Martinsville. Established in 1955 by Indiana University and the James Whitcomb Riley Memorial Asso- aV alH Lindsey Humphrey Wedding Engagements Anniversaries Schweitzer-Papke to wed April 28, 2001 Mr. and Mrs. Norman Papke of Bloomington announce the engagement of their daughter Emily Papke to Bradley Schweitzer, son of Jan Forcier of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Jerry Schweitzer of Sellarsville, Pa. Schweitzer is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mehringer of Martinsville and William Arnold of Florida. The bride-elect is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in elementary education. She is currently employed at Sears in Bloomington. The prospective bridegroom will graduate in December 2000 with a degree in business. The couple plans an April 28, 2001, wedding in the Faith Lutheran Church in Bloomington. Hall news Hall Church dedicates Erin Elizabeth Schubert to the Lord June 25 GATEWAY TABERNACLE The 10 a.m. morning worship service at Gateway Tabernacle will feature the singing group "Whiteland Aires" on July 9. BREAKFAST GROUP The Morgan County Business Breakfast Group, a chapter of the Business Network International, meets on Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 a.m. at the Golden Corral in Martinsville. The purpose of the group is to bring together one person from each profession to share referrals and promote the various businesses represented by the members. Visitors are welcome. Call Dick Worsena at 349-5004 if you can attend. CLASS OF 1970 The Martinsville High School Class of 1970 is looking for graduates for its reunion on August 26, 2000. Contact Jane Sparks at 342-5986, or Cheryl Alexander at 342-9946, or Debbie Maxwell at 342-9160. MONROVIA FESTIVAL The Monrovia Festival Art and Craft Show will welcome Patty Dodd of Greenwood as its judge for crafts. The festival takes place Sept. 8,9 and 10. Mrs. Dodd is owner of the Country Gatherings in Camby. ADOPT-A-ROOM Volunteers are being sought to add to the 35 volunteers already active in the Adopt-a-Room program at Grandview Convalescent Center and NBA Kennedy Living By Mrs. Joe Clymer The congregation at Hall Church was privileged to participate in the dedication of little Erin Elizabeth Schubert on June 25. Erin is the daughter of Matt and Rebecca Schubert, granddaughter of Karen (McKee) Blunk, and great-granddaughter of Mrs. Janet McKee. Many other family members were also on hand to see little Erin dedicated to the Lord that day. June 25 was also the date of the annual church picnic. There was a good turnout for the wonderful food and games planned by activities chairman Lea Sharp. Hall Church has added several new members during the past two weeks. On June 25, Bob Dyer placed his membership with us, and we also witnessed the baptisms of the Stinson family: Bobby, Debra, Travis and Chelsea. Then, on July 2, Sherri Sullivan made her profession of faith and was baptized into the Lord. We give praise that these folks are now joining their efforts with ours to serve our Lord and our community. A verv successful blood drive at Hall Church on June 28 added 30 critically needed units of blood to the area blood bank. In addition to all the donors, there were several teens and church members on hand to assist with the paperwork and the serving of refreshments. Pastor Hicks has begun a series of teachings on the church: What a church really is and what makes it successful. We invite you to join us at 11 a.m. each Sunday and learn along with us just what Jesus had in mind when he established His church through his disciples so long ago. As always, the church calendar for July is full of ongoing activities as well as some special events. The teens meet each Sunday night from 6-8 p.m. There is a Weigh-Down study group meeting on Sundays at 6. Summer Bible Club is underway on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to noon for the kids. On July 16, a special service will be conducted as Blane Shields is ordained into the ministry. Blane is the son of Jill (Evans) and Tommy Shields of Monrovia. He graduated from Lincoln Christian College in Lincoln, 111., in 1998. He and his wife Amy reside in Indianapolis. Congratulations to Blane and his family on this wonderful accomplishment. Some anniversaries being celebrated in early July include Tommy and Jill Shields, July 7; and Bruce and Denetia Buis, July 12. While I'm not sure of the exact date, a yard sign I passed on Hall Road the other da' told me that Ronnie and Karen Parks just celebrated their 10th anniversary. Congratulations to all these couples. Lots of birthdays are being enjoyed during these first two weeks of July. Happy birthday to Elizabeth Miner, July 1; Sam Bryant and Mazo Rollings, July 2; Joe Clymer, July 4; Caleb Faulenberg and Derek Poston, July 6; James Atwell and Nate Miller, July 8; Eryn Dillon, July 10; and Melanie Stamper, July 13. I hope your Fourth of July holiday was a good one. Please share with us how your family celebrated the holiday by calling me at 349-9786. In closing, here are some words of wisdom from an article by Andy Rooney, in which he listed some of the things he's learned over his lifetime. "I've learned that being kind is more important than being right; that we should be glad God doesn't give us everything we ask for; that life is like a roll of toilet paper: the closer it gets to the end, the faster it goes. " He goes on to say, "I've learned that love, not time, heals all wounds. God bless you this week! NOW SHOWING PERFECT STORM CINEMA'67 DRIVE IN Open -:50. Mnif Mam WM 20 minutes South on HWY 67 FIRST RUN Regular Admission Prices Clooney & Wahlberg THE PERFECT STORM (PC) Plus Bonus Show Fri. Sat. Sunday Only Tom Cruise in M:l-2 (PG (4?S) 630 pm ;PG-13 900 pm CHICKEN RUN 53 (4?) eg 8f Admission $3.50 for Showtimes Before 6:00: U50 after 6:00 Bracketed times are Sat. & Sun. Only COMING SOON: X-MEN. NUTTY PROFESSOR II Center in Martinsville. Activities involved include occasional visits, remembering residents on birthdays and holidays, bringing snacks, reading to residents, etc. Individuals or groups interested in adopting a room at Grandview should call Lumar Griggs at 342-7114. To adopt a room at Kennedy, contact John David at 342-6637. JHfc Out fWf & About By Marilyn Brock TEEN HOMESCHOOLERS The first meeting of a new homeschool group for ages 13-18 only is on July 18 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. For more information call 349-8425 and leave a message. REMEMBERING DR. THOMAS Friends are invited to a celebration honoring the life of the late Dr. John Thomas on July 29 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the National Guard Armory. Friends will share pictures, stories and memories with others. Refreshments will be provided. WEDDING CORRECTION The August 26, 2000, wedding of Diane Carol to James Wesley Grube will be at the Village Evangelical Free Church in South Holland, 111. An earlier announcement in the Reporter-Times was incorrectly submitted as South Holland, Michigan. Three local students awarded summer scholarships in 1950 50 Years Ago July 8, 1950 Three Morgan County students have been awarded scholarships to summer classes and a conference at Indiana University. They are John Woods of Martinsville, who is attending the first week of the Indiana Writers' Conference which opened today; Miss Mary Joan Sweet, 260 N. Wayne St., and Rosalie Buchanan, Hall, both enrolled in the current summer session of the university. The summer session scholarships, awarded for the first time in several years, are similar to the fall and winter spring merit scholarships. From hh-Sj Our Files I r i x M irginia Barlow Sheila Cragen was pleasantly surpriseed Wednesday afternoon when friends came to help her celebrate her 13th birthday. She received numbers of birthday gifts, and her mother served ice cream, angel food cake and iced tea to the group. Guests were Nelda and Lois Ennis, Georgetta Sullivan, Cynthia and Margaret Giles, Ruth Ann Neal, Betty Brouwer, Barbara Jo Cragen and Connie Adams. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Manger and daughter Christine returned to their home in Aurora, 111., Friday after a week's visit with their aunt, Mrs. Elizabeth Morris, of 660 S. Cherry St. Besides the Mangers, Mrs. Morrison had as her dinner guests on Wednesday Mr. and Mrs. Charles Martin and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mills and son Charles of English and Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow Goss and children of Martinsville. 25 Years Ago July 8, 1975 The Paragon Town Board approved a request for a building permit last evening for Jim Lohr, representative of Indiana Bank & Trust Co. IB&T will construct a new bank on Highway 67 in the town of Paragon, and construction is to begin Monday. The Lamb's Creek Christian Church was the setting for the June 27 wedding in which Barbara Ann DeRossett became the bride of Ronald Eugene Guy. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hillard E. DeRossett of 340 E. South St., while the parents of the bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Billy Joe Guy of Paragon R.R. 1. The couple are making their home at Paragon. Jo Ellen Daily, Lisa O'Neal and Dale A. Weiser, all students at Martinsville High School, are among 249 students from 109 high schools attending the Yearbook Workshop section of the Indiana University High School Journalism Institute June 29 to July 11. Doug Prather, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Prather of Seymour, placed second in the Junior Olympics Saturday at Bloomington. He will leave Friday for Fort Wayne to take part in the state AAU Junior Olympics. Doug is the cousin of Mike Wagaman of this city. Showtimes Start Friday. May 5th ALL STADIUM SEATING ALL DIGITAL SOUND 5 00 All Shows Before 6 pm J7 & SHOWPUCE WEST 12 matinees daily' Bio Momma t House PG-1 1 '0-750-10.20 Chicken Run (G) on two screens 11 40-1 50- 00-4 30-fl 5 12 50-3 1 0-5 15-715-920 Dinosaur iPG) 12 20-2 50-5 20-730 Gladiator Rj 1 30-500-8 10 TheKidiPGI 11 30-2 00-4 30-700-930 Perfect Storm "G-131 on three screens 12 40-3 40-6 40-9 40 1 10-410-710-1010.1 40-4 40-7 40 10 30 Row) Trip iRI 9 50 Scary Movie R on Ihree screens " 50-2 10-4 20 50-910 '2 30-2 40-4 50-7 20-9 45 1 00-3 20-5 304 00-10 15 TitHiM. IPG) 12 00 12 30 Now $ 2 .00 All Shows All Seats COLLEGE MALL CINEMA Saturday and Sunday matinees in (brackets) Erin Brockovich (R) t:tW:t37:S0 28 Days (PG-13) (1 30-4 001-7 20-10:00 U-571 (PG-131 11.00-4 001-6 45-9:30 Where The Heart Is (PG-131 (1 45-4 301-7 00-9 40 I 5 00 All Shows Before 6 pm g v SHCWPLACE EAST ELEVEN matinees day Adventures ol Rocky and BullwmHe fG) 12 10-2.20-4 40-7 20-9:30 Boys and Oris (PG-13) 7 10--10 10 'no 7 10 show Tues -Wed Fantasia 2000 (Gi 1 20 1 4 00 H 4 00 show Tues Wed Gone m SO Seconds iPG-1 3) 2 1 0-5 20-8 05-1040 Be. atyself and Irene (f wwesceens 1-10-3 50-6 S0-9 40 150-4 50-7 40-1015 Mission InapoasibH 2 (PG-I3i 2 00-5 30-8 '5 Patriot iR( cm three screens 1200-336-700-10:25 1 00-4 308.10. 3 00-6 30-9.50 Perfect Storm PG-I3t ooe captioned Tues -Wed 711-12 at 400 7:10 Shaft n 2 30-5 40-8 00-10 20 Showpiece East Art East is East (ffl 2 50-5 10-7 30-10 00

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