News in Greentown, Indiana

Patty Messenger
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:19:59 -0700

Patty Messenger - age 80, of Bowling Green, Ohio passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. Patty was born on October 23, 1933 in Greentown, Indiana to Roy McAninch and Meredith (Lee) McAninch. She married Vincent Messenger on May 14, 1951, and he preceded her in death on April 17, 1994. Patty is survived by her mother Meredith, Bowling Green, brother Keith ...

Prep roundup for Thursday, April 17
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:06:35 -0700

Eastern junior Caleb Aaron tossed a four-hitter to lead the Comets past Northwestern 3-1 in a Howard County baseball clash Wednesday at Greentown.

In Your Neighborhood
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:06:42 -0700

13th Annual Victorian Tea and Chinese Auction The Community Women’s Club of Greentown & Newfoundland sponsors the Annual Victorian Tea & Chinese Auction. It’s...

Sports briefs for Thursday, April 3
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 00:06:43 -0700

The North Miami softball team's first batter got on base via a passed ball and two batters later came around to score on another ball that got around the backstop. That was the only run of the game as North Miami topped Eastern 1-0 Wednesday in the Comets' opener.

Indiana's $1.1 Billion Pioneer Transmission Project Faces Delays, an Industrial Info News Alert
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:30:00 -0700

Researched by Industrial Info Resources -- It's taking longer than expected to complete a front-end engineering & design study for a grassroot, 765-kilovolt, extra-high-voltage transmission project that ...

Property taxes to increase
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:12:20 -0700

Many of the residents in Howard County can expect an increase in their property taxes when bills are mailed out later this week. Tax rate increases, a smaller homestead tax credit collection from the state and a decrease in the county's overall net a

Kats top Panthers in baseball
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:06:45 -0700

Since the inception of class sports, the annual early-season baseball matchup between Kokomo and Western had been solely for in-county bragging rights. With Western moving up to Class 4A for the next two seasons because of the IHSAA's new success factor, the rivals met up Wednesday as potential sectional opponents for the first time since 1997.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners to Invest $939,885 in Northeastern Pennsylvania Companies
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:38:13 -0700

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania board approved the investment of $939,885 in regional companies. BFTP/NEP is an award-winning, state-funded economic development organization ...

Ohio firefighter proposes to sweetheart during staged school fire drill
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:41:10 -0700

Evan Bleier March 26 (UPI) -- Ohio firefighter Justin Deierling proposed to Megan Zahorec in front of staff and students at Greentown School during staged school fire drill.

For some, Tax Day an occasion for celebration
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:08:06 -0700

Same-sex couples in Pennsylvania and elsewhere are, for the first time, filing federal tax returns as married couples. Liz Bradbury was getting strange looks at her accountant's office from people wondering why she was so enthusiastically signing her 2013 federal tax return.