The Greentown Grapevine – 1995-02, 02:02 - Page 1
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Grapevine Volume 2, Issue 2 " a paper for the people February 1995 AT B y Renda Townsend The author sits, politely signing her latest mystery for her adoring fans at the Library Book Signing Party. Yet, moments later one of those in attendance is dead. Poisoned, in front of over 100 people. Who could have done it? Sure, there are suspects. All of the primary charactersare seemingly benign types, yet none of them is without enemies. There was the author herself, the head librarian, the book publisher, the book store owner, the popular actress, the book critic, and the mayor. They all could have done it, but why? That is what Sam Slayed, the Chief of Police, AND you will have to find out. The murder happens r i g h t h e r e i n Greentown, and the good news is that you haven't missed it yet! On February 25, 1995, the Greentown Public Library is hosting a murder mystery, " Murder at the Library" written by Tom and Penny Warner of Danville, California. The play will begin at 790 p. m. in the Greentown Public Library. The Mary LOU Callis, Barbara Loomis and Steve Healy start " getting into audience is invited to and character" for the Greentown Public Library's murder mystery, help the chief to solve the crime scheduled for February 25. Although this appears to be a murder based on the evidence and in progress, don't be misled. You don't have a CLUE. The real clues. A prize wm be awarded victim and perpetrator won't be revealed until the night of the to the person with the most " play"* complete solution to the crime. his/ her demise with the stellar Hainlen, Howard County Lest any crime- solver become performances of the following Superior I11 Court Judge, plays faint with the excitement, cast of " local stars." Cathy the part of RON BONZO, the local refreshments by Trott's Class Costello, 8th grade English mayor. Steve Healy, Eastern Act a t e f i g will be served teacher at Eastern Middle School High School Principal, plays the throughout the evening. plays the part of AGATHA part of DELL DOUBLEDAY, the Photo by R. Jenkins The murder victim meets MYSTRY, the author. Randy book publisher. Mary Lou ............................................................................................................................... ..................................... High School German Teacher Also Accomplished " Piper" Listening to Greg Abbott talk Was given Piping lessons in the top twelve. They also won about his entry into, pursuit of Windsor, Canada. AS Greg says, the U. S. Open Championship and and successes in the area of " Many miles were put in by- his t h e A m e r i c a n piping ( that's bagpipes) Parents." Championship. parallels stories we have heard After starting in a junior pipe Leaving piping behind while from Olympic champions. The band, he was playing with the in the Army for five years, Greg Eastern High teacher of the Scottish Society of Windsor, a came back to it while a student German language has been grade 1 band, by the age of 12. at Michigan State in East piping since the age of ten. His Greg explained that there is a Lansing. He smn joined the City mother tells that as a very gfading system for pipe bands, of Detroit Pipe Band and has young child, when watching with 1 being the highest. He been with them for five years. Captain Kangaroo, he was then played with a group called About half of the band's especially excited about the the City Of Guelph of Guelph, members are Canadian and half segments involving uniforms Ontario, also a grade 1 band. are United States citizens. The and marching. Greg, a native of This group competed in the approximately twenty- five East Lansing, Michigan, was World Champions h i p s i n members of the band compete encouraged in his interest and Scotland in 1981 and placed in N o r t h ( cont'd page 3) Callis, Greentown - Public Library's Children's Librarian, plays the part of LOTTA BOOKS, the head librarian. J. D. Beatty, ex- Howard County Sheriff, plays the part of SAM SLAYED, the Chief of Police. Barbara Angel, Eastern Howard School C o r p o r a t i o n G u i d a n c e Counselor, plays the part of ALEXA DYNASTY, the sleazy actress. Jim Willey, Indiana Academy and Eastern High School Government teacher, plays the part of DALTON B. WALDEN, the book store owner. Barbara Loomis, Greentown Public L i b r a r y ' s Young Ad ult/ C hild ren ' s Librarian, plays the part of PAGE TURNER, the slanderous book critic. Valerie Dailey, Greentown Technical Services Librarian, and Mindy Hobensack, Greentown C i r c u l a t i o n Librarian, play the parts of DIRTY HARRIET and DANNO COLUMBO, respectively, the assistants to the Police Chief. The play is under the direction of Renda Townsend, Assistant Director of the Greentown Public Library. You probably never thought that murder could be fun, but this is interactive and even more e n t e r t a i n i n g a n d satisfying than watching O. J.! One hundred tickets will go on sale in the Greentown Public Library and the Children's Library on Feb. 13th at $ 7.50 a ticket. Don't miss out on the chance to figure out " who .. d.. u. n.. n.. i. t...".. ......................................; Greg Abbott, Champion Piper
|Title||The Greentown Grapevine – 1995-02, 02:02|
|Subject, Local||Greentown, Howard County (Ind.)|
|Technical Metadata||Digital images captured by Imaging Office Systems 2008|
|Local Item ID||Greentown History Center – newspaper collection|
|Usage Statement||The Greentown Area Residential Association has granted permission to the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library and the Greentown Historical Society to copy any and all issues of the Greentown Grapevine. Permission granted to view and print items from this digital collection for personal use, study, research, or classroom teaching.|
|Publisher||Greentown Area Residential Association, 1993-|
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana.
Headlines: :Murder At The Library"; High School German Teacher Also Accomplished "Piper"
|Contributors||Kokomo-Howard County Public Library; Greentown Historical Society|
|Source||Original newspaper: The Greentown Grapevine, February 1995, Volume 02, Issue 02|
|Transcript||[PDFs are fully searchable]|