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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - January 18, 1987, Blytheville, Arkansas 1 all the communities of Mississippi County and the managed and printed in Arkansas 0746-9527 72315 A Park Newspaper Vol. 92 No. 210 35 26 3 January 18,1987 AM To state director of higher will be the speaker at Blytheville Chamber of Commerce's noon luncheon Monday at Holiday said the executive vice Jerry Special guests for the day will be former Blytheville Mayor Tom A. Little Jr. and his R. Finley Jr. of the Blytheville Police Department was one of 55 officers who participated in Basic Police Training Class 86-F which began Oct. 19 at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy in East The 320-hour course included instruction in standard police technical skills and practical Emphasis is placed upon the officers to achieve excellence in both academic subjects and firearms Graduation ceremonies were conducted Dec. 12 at the Relief assistance for homestead tax relief is now available in the county assessor's office at the county courthouse in Help with filing is available throughout January from 9 a.m. to 4 Monday through excluding said Tax Assessor Jim Charge D. 22, of Osceola was charged with the rape of an 18-year-old Osceola The alleged rape took place at noon Thursday at the woman's place of Kozohorsky is also charged with another one count of aggravated stemming from an attack Jan. 11 upon a 17-year-old He was bound over to Circuit Court and is being held in lieu of a bond on the rape charge and a bond on the assault executive Mississippi County said funds to provide limited financial assistance for home energy needs to most low-income This program is not intended to pay a household's total energy however ot can help households with these said can be secured as a onetime payment to the heating Cash for certain home energy situations may also be The period will run through March 31. income people receiving food stamps are mailed applications this To recipients must complete the application and return it to the EOC Those receiving food stamps or others classified as low-income who have not received an application by month's end may contact the Neighborhood Service Center before March 31. EOC advises applying before March 31 because money earmarked for this purpose may And The Associated is expected in Northwest Arkansas on today as a low pressure system brings colder air to the entire the National Weather Service Arkansas managed to escape with only rain as a major winter storm in Missouri dropped snow and freezing rain in those colder air will change the rain to snow across northwest Arkansas on Sunday and elsewhere Sunday 5 14,15 4 4 8,9 2 News 501-763-4461 Said Aggressive As high upper 30s, low upper 20s. - White House aides are a perception that Iran arms sales disclosures have left President Reagan without the heart or vigor for new legislative battles in the final two years of his is as some might sitting here devoting all his time to reviewing what is behind says White House spokesman Albert R. president is looking as he must in his job of carrying out the last two years of his term in going to be an aggressive says Larry who is winding up nearly six years as Reagan's chief spokesman at the end of this are getting on with the business of foreign says Rozanne assistant secretary of state for European president is directing that pursuit of foreign aides concede privately that they cannot gauge how seriously the Iran crisis will affect the president in his relations with Some say his be mainly liaS Democratic leader Robert C. Byrd of West Virginia said recently that in terms of ideas the administration has run out of how the Iran crisis has affected the president's prospects on Capitol a senior administration official began his response by clear then paused and it's not polls show there's been an said this In GOP Putting Heat On on condition he not be of Congress can see and I don't I can't tell you how it affects their Gallup Organization poll of 1,500 adults for taken Dec. 27 to Jan. 4, showed that Reagan's favorable or very favorable rating had fallen from 83 percent in July 1985 to 61 White House has declined to reveal its own polling but an administration speaking on condition of said are not too far off from what you are seeing in some of - Members of President Reagan's own party urged him to begin shouldering more of the blame for the while his administration reassured Israeli officials that it was not fingering them in the also was a moment of bitter irony last week for a president who used his predecessor's problems as a stepping stone to the Oval Former President Jimmy Carter's secretary of state went before Congress to call Reagan's arms deals an expensive and amateurish be this great nation if it is to remain worthy of global leadership cannot again manage its foreign relations as an Cyrus Vance was the first witness in a series of Senate Foreign Relations Comittee hearings on the policies behind Reagan's clandestine arms deals and the diversion of proceeds to rebels fighting the who are known as Oie himself through a that he had agreed to meet with members of a commission named by Reagan to investigate how the administration's National Security Council carried out the Two former presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford have also been asked to appear before that headed by former Texas Republican Sen. John was a week that ended with former national security adviser Robert C. McFarlane testifying before the Senate panel that Reagan first approved a plan for Israelis to ship arms to Iran in a telephone conversation in the summer of 1985. said Reagan gave that approval even reminded him that his secretary of defense and secretary of state opposed the week began with administration officials sending word to Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir that the White House's release of documents last week was not an effort to cast blame on The assurance was delivered Monday by U.S. ambassador Thomas documents said a key factor in decision to approve weapons shipments to Tehran was a belief by Israeli officials the deal would create a by some elements in a situation that the United States could then officials have denied disclosures in Washington that high-level Israeli officials roles in the deals and that they had first suggested that money be funneled to the on Capitol Hill forward with that Reagan should do more to take responsibility for the Warren vice chairman of the Senate's special investigative stopped short of calling for Reagan to But he said his constituents believe Reagan has not done enough to demonstrate that he considers himself to be especially in view of the intensive finger-pointing going on toward former national security adviser John Poindexter and aide Oliver Claims Khomeini HQ In Tehran Cyprus Iraq claimed a crack air force squadron bombed Ayatollah Khomeini's Tehran headquarters Iran's media said a lone raided its killing also claimed its forces in heavy fighting including hand-to-hand widened a bridgehead in an 8-day-old offensive east of Iraq's Both Iran and Iraq claimed to have inflicted thousands of casualties in new military communique issued in Tehran said Revolutionary Guards pushed north and south from their beachhead in Iraa during the night and now hold 60 square miles of marshland and in the said Iran failed in several attempts to break out of the beachhead and suffered heavy Tehran raid was one of seven air and missile attacks reported on Iranian cities Iran said 20 civilians were killed and scores accounts were monitored in Nicosia and could not be verified Both sides regularly make exaggerated claims and neither as a rule allows foreign reporters into battle zones of the Persian Gulf which has gone on September 1980. But Western analysts have reckoned casualties in the latest drive as being in the scores of I think they're pretty backers are still that the public will support him when all the facts are think it would be a mistake to underestimate the power of a Ronald Reagan to come back from this diversion and this this serious and be said Rep. Henry J. would not underestimate that at Made For Defense A using his weekly radio address for the third week in a row to appeal for support of the budget he has submitted to exhorted lawmakers Saturday not to turn Pentagon spending into kind of crazy roller could be no thrill in going down hill very fast when what would be going down would be our to defend the president said in the speech delivered from Camp where he is spending a three-day holiday is Reagan's first trip to the woodland presidential retreat since his prostate surgery on Jan. 5. Ball Solutes - Gentleman dressed in Confederate gray and ladies in antebellum gowns are keeping alive the memory of the Old South Saturday night in what was once a hostile dancing to the muted strains of Stephen Foster melodies played on antique instruments is the order of the evening at a formal ball commemorating Gen. Robert E. who was born 180 years ago on Jan. 19,1807. planned to feast on Southern such as ham and sweet potato pie the elegant surroundings of the Secretary's Courtyard in the Agriculture 250 people were expected to attend the Proceeds benefit the museum and library of the Confederate Memorial Buries Desert The Associated storm blamed for at least 11 deaths blocked highways in the Southwest and blew snow onto the Plains on after dumping up to 5 feet of snow and icing up normally warm desert winter and snow-covered roads and streets caused scores of and stranded travelers in New The cold chased people into shelters in Arizona and Southern California and frosted crops in Mexico Gov. Garrey sent National Guardsmen out to distribute cots and and state police discouraged travel statewide Business Operations Constantly BEN DOWNING CN Staff - With four part-time McDowell Janitorial Services began in 1968 as a subsidiary of McDowell ME owns and manages rental property in the Blytheville says present owner Jim Founded by his father John D. MJS was a natural adjunct to the and MJS grew a tour of duty as an Army lieutenant in the younger a 1965 graduate of Blytheville High School and a 1969 business graduate of the University of returned in 1971 to help his father with the janitorial The father and son team formed a and quickly expanded to a full-time making MJS the oldest full-time janitorial service in the according to purchased his father's half of the partnership in 1973. Over the years business grew in leaps and Upon the elder McDowell's death in 1983, Jim's wife LuAnn took over management of the rental business so that her husband could devote full time to The business now employees 12 full-time and 43 part-time Open for business 24 hours a 7 davs a McDowell says he and his employees can service most emergency calls within two to four cleans factories and homes as well as furniture and automobile All MJS employees are trained and McDowell and two of his employees have completed the National Executive Housekeeping Course at the University of The course consists of 320 hours covering everthing from basic cleaning to The said carries college Sue Love is one of those employees who has completed the Love has been a full-time MJS employee since 1973. She oversees all of the Carolyn executive housekeeper at Blytheville Air Force is also a graduate of the provide maid carpet window minor maintenance for both our commercial and residential The company will also clean-up services and for all sorts of said noted MJS does business in other places than Blytheville and Mississippi have contracts in Forrest Ash and Altus Air Force We have bid on contracts as distant as St. Thomas in the Virgin 1973, MJS began providing contract labor to local That phase of the business has expanded recently to provide workers and laborers of all The service provides businessmen with a source of temporary replacements for sick or vacationing Special needs of employers are noted by MJS which screens potential employees to fill the requirements of a or 39, the busy still finds time to jog every day and has run in a number of He and both work out daily in the weight room at the Body While McDowell does not compete in weight lifting his wife LuAnn does and is proud of the trophies she's won in those addition to managing ME rental LuAnn is something of an entrepreneur She's the owner of Jungle Jim's Safari Tans which operates in the ME building at 401 N. also helps with that Another of LuAnn business ventures a dance and aerobics school on Second is a past member of the Blytheville He's been on the board of Blytheville and has served as Y He was the guiding force in the formation of the Y's soccer He's a football fan of University of Arkansas and roots for the Hogs in person at all their Little Rock which he makes a point of The have one son and two Janitorial Services office is located in the ME building on The phone number is 763-9061. Both inquiries and job applicants are said head supervisor of McDowell Janitorial has been an MJS employee for 19 Here she was found recently dusting office well as managing Jungle Jim's Safari housed in the McDowell Enterprises complex at 401 N. Nicki also hanmes the payroll for McDowell Janitorial 12 and 43 part-time Here an MJS employee waits for her
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