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April 27, 2013

April 27, 2013: Cheers and Jeers


Heroes Run raises $650

John Hubbert, a sixth-grade teacher at Kokomo’s Central Middle School, sends this Cheer:

“Thanks to all of the following who made Central Middle School’s inaugural Heroes Run 5K for Homes for Wounded Warriors Program a success! We raised more than $650.

“CMS administration for support: Sargent, Herrera, Justin and Augustus.

“Sixth Grade International Team: Goad, Peredo, Stockdell, Sullivan, Wolf, Sukle, Page, Rice, Taylor, Hampton, Watkins and Skye ‘Dukesey’ Dukes for the phenomenal T-shirt design.

“CMS dance chaperones and volunteers: Hale, Holtson, Hugenburg, Magnuson, Rutherford, Speck, Waite and Wiley.

“Thanks to the rest of the staff for your support!

“Sponsors: Kin Foster and the Patriot Guard Riders for your great support and starting our race, ‘Dollar Bill’ and HCVVO, Monica Reed and KPRD, AAA DJ Company, Larry Sullivan and Greentown Lions Club, Barker’s BK on East Markland, Club Fitness 24, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Collins Auto Group, Dairy Queen Brazier on West Sycamore, J Edwards Fine Chocolates, Jim’s Pizza, Kokomo Tribune, Le-An Properties, Little Caesars, Pizza Hut on West Sycamore, Style for Miles Car Wash, Texas Roadhouse, Matt and Heather at Vickers Graphics, WWKI, and Lora Lacy and WZWZ. Thank you for supporting our Hoosier veterans!

“Last and certainly not least, a huge Cheer to all participants who braved the balmy 30-degree day! See you next year!”

Puzzle-lovers appreciate change

Dorothy Hart of Kokomo sends this Cheer for the Tribune:

“I don’t know whom I talked to, but the woman who answered the phone when I called about the puzzle page was very kind. I told her I was calling on behalf of all puzzle-lovers that it was upsetting to have the puzzles in the middle of the page where the fold of the paper landed. It made doing the puzzles more difficult.

“She said others had called about it, too, but that the page layout wasn’t done locally. She would check to see if anything could be done.

“Well, the puzzles have been away from the center fold for several weeks now, and I just want you (and her) to know how much I and a lot of other puzzle-addicts appreciate it.”

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