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Texas City Sun (Newspaper) - July 3, 2002, Texas City, Texas TC Nationals beat Page IB Texas ctty sun 50 cents IN THE NEWS GOOD IT'S JULY 3,2002 Heritage homes The City Commission is scheduled today to consider a to paint houses at Heritage See story on Page 6A Bombing victim Afghanistan's new regime was looking for answers to why U.S. planes bombed a central Afghan killing scores of See story on Page 3A Today's weather Partly chance of scattered Inspiration Dear bless the families who have suffered from recent floods and t Amen Inside ANN LANDERS 2A 6A CLASSIFIED 7-lOB CROSSWORD 5B DEATHS 5A BULLETIN BOARD MOVIES 5A PERSPECTIVES 4A SPORTS MB STOCKS Printed on 8A VOL 90, NO. 184 the County Mainland - DPD searching for missing 0r\ PoUce looking for leads in disappearance By Michael Smith Texas City Sun Dickinson police are asking for help in finding a girl who has been missing for four Patricia Lydia Dilger was last seen Friday at about 6:30 in the parking lot of her apartment complex at 500 At the time Dilger was seen ing a white blue slacks and white Dilger is a 16-year-old white bom 19, 1986. She is 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs approximately 125 Dilger has red hair and hazel Dickinson police officer Tim Cromie said his department does not have enough evidence to suspect don't believe there was any foul play Cromie He said the department has received various tips of Dilger being seen in Santa Fe and Webster but officers have very little solid evidence to follow up Anyone who may have any additional information is asked to contact the Dickinson Police Department at 281-337-4700. Michael Smith is a Texas City Sun He may be reached at 945-3441 or by email at COURTESY PHOTO Police are looking for Patricia Dilger Taking a boat ride SUN PHOTO BY DWIGHT 0. ANDREWS Kyle Cornelius and Taylor Chaney get comfortable in a Palm Beach Whitecap 151 Tuesday afternoon at the Time headquarters on the Texas City Tickets are still on sale for a choice of boats and personal Tackle Time taking shape Almost 600 entrants signed up for 40th fishing tournament Texas City Sun Rainy days have dampened the Time turn out during the first few days of the 40th Jaycees fishing But organizers say they expect a steady increase in attendance as the week going real tournament chairman Charlie Chaney More than SOO and children have signed up for the Marque Jaycees event at the City fpw have begun their trek for because of recent slow lately because of the think it will start picking up and getting Jaycee member George Faust Raffle ticket have suffered as but are to flow in with the at the The Jaycees aie raffling four boats and a Kawasaki jet Tickets can be purchased at the Tackle Time headquarters on the dike for three for or six for gearing up for the Faust think there will be a lot more people coming out for a long weekend of One person who has been out all week is Rita of Texas Montegut landed a 114 pound the biggest she has ever is my biggest one so Montegut I'm not done Montegut held place in the tournament with her catch but the placing was only as she and her husband Mchael helped Billy of pull in a 169.5 pound catch that knocked her off the leader doesn't Montegut we can help somebody out we Please see 12A School districts keep air off TEXAS Saving money is main objective for superintendents By Kristy Texas City Sun Custodians at many local school districts have worked during the warmer summer months for years with no air conditioning or The Texas City Independent School District keeps the air conditioning off at most of its campuses for economic Custodians at have said they are unhappy with the humid conditions under which they must Superintendent David Simmons said he has received no have heard zero comments regarding the air conditioning in our Simmons has always been our practice and I don't see us ever being in a situation where we could afford the additional According to running the air at every campus during the months when school is recessed would cost approximately budget won't allow he schools have large heating and cooling systems that heat the entire It's impossible to isolate the air to one It's either all on or all off and it costs too much to keep it all Simmons Please see Page 12A Mosquitoes hatching after recent rain CITYs No West Nile virus reported in county By Bernard Texas City Sun No cases of the West Nile virus have been confirmed in Galveston according to The West Nile which was discovered three years ago in the United has been confirmed in Harris County through the death of 15 blue No cases have been linked to humans in Harris 18 deaths and 68 cases related to the virus were reported previously in New said John of the Galveston County Mosquito Marshall said the mosquito department has been monitoring the situation On officials collected about five dead blue jays for he get calls each he People who find dead blue which are more prevalent than crows in Galveston can contact the mosquito control department for Please see 12A
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