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Gatesville Messenger And Star Forum (Newspaper) - October 26, 1995, Gatesville, Texas The f 1 O SCUT mi 2627 E EL PASO TX 79903 Reeves son to be hypnotized DA says memory enhancement possibility is reason Coryell County District Attorney Sandy Gately plans to use Hypnosis to question the son of murder sus Jack Reeves on Jack Reeves goes on trial in Coryell County on charged in the 1978 death of his former Sharon His Ricky was 16 when his mother was found dead in her Copperas Cove home from a shotgun blast to the chest At that die death was ruled a but the case was reopened when Arlington police were investi gating the disappearance of Jack Reeves fourth Emilita who was last seen alive on Using techniques not available in evidence was gathered through an autopsy on Sharon Reeves ex humed body and a Coryell County grand jury indicted Jack Reeves ear lier this On Gately plans to have Ricky Reeves hypnotized for ques in die There is a lot of case history where hypnosis has been used to en hance Gately Whether or not the testimony ob under hypnosis will be allowed into evidence will be determined at a later date by District Judge Phillip Zeigler who will be presiding at the Jack Reeves is also a suspect in the death of Emilita Her body was found on 1 in Bosque A grand jury in Meridian is scheduled to hear the case this Traffic death trial in final stages The intoxication manslaughter trial of Gerald Wayne Penny of Gatesville got underway mis week in Coryell County District Court At press testimony was still being presented in the District Attorney Sandy Gately said she ex the prosecutions case to con most of She predicted the trial would con until late Wednesday or early In Penny was indicted by a grand jury in the death of Linda Little who died in a traffic accident in early According to law enforcement Penny was driving a Mazda pickup that collided with a vehicle driven by Bob Brown on Highway 84 near The late night accident claimed the life of Linda who was a passenger in her husbands Authorities reported Penny had a blood alcohol level at the time of the In is consid ered legally If Penny could receive probation if his sentence is less than 10 Gately His sen tence could range from 220 years with a fine up to Hospital to sell site Just two months after purchasing a new building for their home health directors for Coryell Memo rial Hospital are negotiating to sell the At last weeks regular monthly the board of directors rati fied a purchase agreement to sell the property at 116 Lutterloh to HE The board had planned to relocate its home health agency to the newly Gatesville candidate just misses out on job A little pumpkin for Halloween The fruit in the not the young Pumpkins and costumes are all part of the Halloween season and both are sure to be in large demand as the holi day draws 2yearold Colton Enos checks out a basketful of pumpkins at the Harman School He is the son of Tommy and Kim berry of HEB buys Thrift Mart will build new store A new HEB Supermarket will be built in Gatesville that will almost double the size of the current The announcement came last just days after the company reached an agreement with Brookshire to purchase the local Thrift Mart grocery We will be able to offer a variety that we had not been able to provide here said John HE B vice president and general manager of store The people of Gatesville will like how easy it will be to get around in the new Plans are being finalized for a square foot facility that will feature an enormous frozen food section and enlarged areas for the meat and produce Butler The new store will also have wider making it easier for customers to he Other features will be a ery 1hour photo processing and a floral As for the Thrift Mart it closed last Thursday and will not be HEB had thoughts of keeping both stores open company officials felt sev eral improvements were needed to bring the Thrift Mart to HEB For the time that building will be used for storage while the new structure is built adjacent to the cur rent HEB While construction is the current HEB in Gatesville will remain open to serve Once the larger store is the Please see 18 James a panel ana lyst for die Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles in was one of the finalists for executive director of die Texas Department of Criminal Henderson was in San Antonio Tuesday as one of seven qualified candidates to be interviewed for the position by the Texas Board of Crimi nal Wayne a 23year officer who has risen through the ranks in the Texas prison was selected as the new executive Currently director of the state prison he succeeds James Andy Collins who is resigning to pursue private business will head the nations largest adult criminal justice agency with its employees and billion annual budget to supervise nearly offenders in prison or on parole or The new executive director went to work as guard in Huntsville in He made warden at the Ellis unit in regional director in deputy director of prison op in 1989 and followed Collins as director of prisons when Collins was promoted to the agency director ship in April Scott is a native of Teague and a graduate of Navarro Junior College and Sam Houston State He and his have two Henderson has been with the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles in Gatesville since December of He holds bachelors and masters degrees in criminal justice from Sam Houston State He also received a doctor of phi degree in criminal justice from the University of New acquired but will now look at constructing a facility near the hos according to CMH administra tor Matt If the sale goes to the hos pital will proceed with plans for a new building as soon as he In CMH is in the market for a location for their opened Maxfield also reported that CMH will no longer be contracting out for physical therapy Within the next 60 the hospital will bring the service The administrator said patients would not see any change in During the month of die hospital had 73 admission and saw 504 emergency room In other the board Discussed plans for implement ing Phase I and II of the master facil ity Specifications should be ready for their review at the next board Reviewed the staff member com the governing boards self evaluation and the hospitals stra Agreed to purchase a Steris Au System that will allow the hospital to sterilize scopes without sending them peddlers to usher in Yule season A full day of activity is planned in Gatesville on to usher in the Christmas includ ing a parade and another Peddlers The 1995 Gatesville Area Cham ber of Commerce and Agribusiness Christmas Parade will start at from 7th and Leon The parade will follow Leon to 6th Street and then to Main where it will con east to Franklin just be hind the chamber of commerce We have a fantastic Christmas pa said Ruth Jon chamber We have one of the best parades for any town this size in the We have people come from all over the state to see our Christmas pa Bonnie Roberts and Charlie Streetman are for this years There is no entry but al en tries must be registered with the Please see 18 October 50 Cents Numbers One Section 18 Pagu With Copyright The Messenger Al Rights Reserved Whats Inside Church Forum THE WEATHER 85 44 AM M 49 tt 55 87 AM 82 33 Ml 87 tt MS 82 68 Ml Friday Mt LMt WUk Mom Sept 22 provided by Nathan official for tht Wanker Sunset staff pays visit to guard facility A meeting last week at the Mobi and Training Equipment Site MATES could go a long way in de termining future starring at the Texas National Guard facility at North Fort Five members of the Sunset Ad Commission staff attended at briefing on the MATES operation and toured the facility last they will make a recom to the based on their review of the Established in the Sunset Advisory Commission serves as a watchdog for all state With some 270 state the commission reviews each on an av of once every 12 Each state agency has a sunset clause which sets a termination Legislation is required to renew the Among those being reviewed this year is the Adjutant Generals which includes Hugh Please see 18 Her big mouth got things done determination helped rewrite welfare programs By her own Elouise Morris Westbrook has a big But through her 80 she claims her mouth has been her biggest weapon in fighting for assistance to the Bom April in she 1 known among the political circle in San and and was a driving force behind many welfare reform And although she returned to Gatesville in she has not been On her 80th birthday ealr lier this she was honored by the California Stite the California Legislature Assembly of Supervisors of the City and County if San A certificate of commendation also came I signed by her good Shes my white daughter and Im her black Westbrook remarked in describing their re i of the Sin Francisco Housing Commission and a member of the Mayors Committee for Community Westbrook accompanied Feinstein to Africa Ivory Coast as a member of the delegation and a representative for the City of San Her early life gave little indication of what was ahead for the Gatesville The daughter of Don Dav and William she began her education at a school across die street from where she now It was all she We had two teach one for elementary and one for high When you get to be you cant remember like you can when youre but it wall a nice She later moved to but eventually dropped out of school and married Otis Crimer at the age of 4 Young people in those days had nobody to inspire them on the importance of an After 20 yean of she and her hus band separated and Westbrook moved tt Sin Francisco where the would spend the next 40 she married obtained her GBD and took col lege I thought I was going to learn how to work poor she 1 never had one course on to work with poor I learned how to work big I laughed about it and cried it because I really wanted to help my As the years rolled I teamed that those things they taught me came back to help Living in the Hunters Point she became involved in trying to help the And it was her bokl ness in speaking that seemed to be her greatest asset I had a big so I did most of the Westbrook People on welfare were not allowed an icebox and they certainly were not allowed a tele Westbrook set about to change the rules for welfare Her travels took her to where she teamed about the Equal Opportunities Com mission and to the stale capital of Califor set 18
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