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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - April 5, 1979, Winslow, Arizona                                3322 bouth 33?d^st Lake Class Postage Paid At Arizona 86047  USPS 686-960  1894 Volume 86 Number 7  April 5, 1979  Copy 15 Rosemary Man And Woman Of APRICOT TREE in full makes early spring a heaven on earth for bees and The in the front yard at the Gibson 600 East Third was started from a tossed out in the front yard about 20 years ago along with two or three other They all took Mrs. Gibson others were transplanted to the back The Gibsons frequently get a good crop of from the looks of the 1979 will be a banner Board Reports Financial Crisis Department of Public made a tour of law enforcement agencies in Navajo County last He stopped to see Police load at the Memorial Hospital has and a near financial crisis has according to hospital annual shareholders meeting was held Maule in Winslow and reported that and a record number there is above average evidence of community pride in interested Winslow police In quoting some Hoy noted that Winslow has an above average percentage of criminal than the criminal clearance a person is records checked through NCIC and processed and is taken into the court runs about 19 Winslow's criminal clearance he says is about 28 of stolen Hoy is about 32 in Winslow the rate is about 41 High School placed three students in the festivals which will be held Apr. 20-21 in Darlene will perform in the Nancy will play in the Keith will sing in the They were selected in competition that included schools throughout the entire Super Walk will be this April 7, sponsored by the High School Club as a benefit for the march against birth walk begins at City at 8 for the hospital benefit ball may be purchased from any board or at the hospital or from any auxiliary Helen Campbell is in charge of the ticket promises to be one of the outstanding social events of the members hone to make it an annual occasion in and more it is beginning to look as though the federal Department of Transportation is going to remove Amtrak service from this area regardless of what the public appears that the decision has already been but that hearings are to be held just to satisfy the legal it also appears that the federal government is in for more of a fight than they might have figured at good number of people have already expressed their opposition to the rerouting proposal which would eliminate Amtrak service from Northern More expressions of opposition are also pouring into Washington federal officials have found it rather difficult to explain why they wish to remove one of the most used routes and give the funding for it to another part of the politics plays no small part in the Out here in the wide open spaces we don't have a lot of but back there along the East Coast the situation is seems to me that with the energy problem staring us in the face that rather than curtailing train we ought to make a concerted effort to improve it to attract even more passenger car wastes but it is often about the only We need to improve our public transportation system bus and to help eliminate the need to go everywhere in our you would like to express an pro or regarding the removal of Amtrak service from Northern you can address your letter Rep. Eldon 1428 Longworth D.C. 20515. He will see that your views are brought to the attention of the proper On Page 2  into the dining room to hear progress reports and cast votes for two new board E. Copsey and Merilyn Hancock were elected to the board of Board officers chosen were Mrs. Helen vice Ross and Fred who has been off the board only two or three years during the past 20 has he reading his financial Walton noted that the past two months the hospital has broken and had even made a little need is for more people to use the he hospital reported that the joint commission on accreditation of hospitals had visited the facility recently and reported no major The board is anticipating a two year told the shareholders the board and administrative personnel had taken steps to cut costs in an effort to offset the financial crisis that the hospital He reported that the facility was making a satisfactory recovery and that the financial crisis had On Page 2  Margaret honored its citizens of the year for 1978 at a special held last Friday evening in the Town House The annual event was sponsored by the Chamber of and Woman of the Year awards went to Clarence railway and Rosemary introductions of the outstanding citizens were given by Kreie and Rev. Caleb as Mrs. religious community M.L. business John E. Laura Joe and Vada Don Eugenia and George youth who was nominated by the Northern Arizona Outboard was praised for his tireless work on behalf of the new Clear Creek five miles south of the In 1978, Roberts served as special consultant to the and as a result of his and funding amounting to almost million was received by the City of Winslow to construct the new new recreation facility will greatly enhance the community and the northeastern area of the award cited Roberts for his men saw only a small he envisioned a dam with a recreational the introduction is because of his dedication to this dream that we award him the community enrichment Winslow Women's Club nominated Mrs. Kutch as one of Winslow's outstanding She was recognized for her her her compassionate her service to her the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day She has served as the relief society as church drama as counselor in the camp and as education counselor in the Stake Relief Woods was the recipient of the humanitarian A retired housemother from The School in she is active in a number of She received recognition for her the for visiting the for her concern for the less fortunate of the for their dedication to enhancing and preserving the cultural activities of the community were Mr. and Mrs. Joe a who have contributed much to the history of the Special mention was given to their work in the Navajo County Historical museum in and the Lee's Ferry Trail recipient of the youth has served as chairman of the youth activities of the Elks Lodge No. 536. These include working on the Elks Hoop Shoot the Winter Sports and the Spring Sports the Youth Honor Banquet and the Fall Sports Keith was recognized for her work as a special education teacher for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in In her work she has brought joy to many a Navajo child in the Dilkon Culbertson received the business development award for his contributions to IDEA and the activities of the Winslow Chamber of He is ready to assist in civic and is keenly interested in industrial the award teacher coach of the girls basketball team at School was awarded the athletics A dedicated he was cited for his belief that active involvement curbs juvenile is recreation director for the City of Winslow and was instrumental in helping plan the new recreational programs for all age Winslow can claim one of the best programs in the it was L. a past mayor oi the city of and former councilman was recognized for his work with the Navajo County Council for Senior and is a member of the board of the Northern Arizona Council of Governments which deals with the needs of senior He has been active in many projects sponsored by the Winslow Council on and was praised for his in the and now through the senior citizens If MM Df were more been in less as Monday morning at Washington A clean-up effort following a massive vandalism attack that left the elementary school in were called to the school on Sunday and school officials were notified immediately of the James called worst I've seen in all the years Time Ta VENUE was not immediately ascertained how the vandals gained or when the attack actually Nearly every room in the school was books and supplies were scattered from filing cabinets and dirt and paint were dumped and sprayed on walls and vandals had broken into the soft drink dispenser in the It was not ascertained On Page 2  Heoring to the continued illness of Police Chief Walter the public hearing on the dismissal of Lester Short has been The hearing will be held Apr. 12, at 7 p.m. in the ROBERTS AND ROSEMARY KUTCH were given standing ovations last Friday night at the Man and Woman of the Year banquet at the Town House Roberts and Mrs. Kutch were selected as Man and Woman of the Other outstanding citizens were also Board Continues Work On Building Winslow School Board discussed the district's building program last Wednesday at the regular Notification was given that the County Board of Supervisors has approved the million bond The issue will go to the district voters about School Board is developing plans for a new school facility built on the school the board is running in favor of the bond issue for the new people feel that there is a faculty and board members survey made during parent teacher conferences showed that district parents are about 4-1 in favor of retaining the present kindergarten through sixth grade structure of the elementary Rossman and Partners of Flagstaff have begun planning for the new building and will incorporate the preferred structuring into their board members accepted the resignations of Mrs. the effective May 21; the resignation of Bob special high and the resignation of Duncan special junior high a statement of the board agreed that no coach may be head coach of more than one sports district administrative assistant for business was appointed to serve as treasurer of the district student activities funds will pay the salary of a new a staff person certified to do testing of education and to assist the school school officials also adopted the outline of the budget procedures with schedules as The revised budget for 1978-79 will be presented for approval on Apr. 18; On Page 2  You Are Airmen of Note will give 0 free concert this evening at the Winslow High School Details about the performance will be found on Page 3 of the second Dance Winslow Memorial Hospital board of and the Hospital Auxiliary are sponsoring benefit which will be held Apr. 28, in the Elks ticket at per will be used to purchase a new delivery table for the The fully costs dietary staff at the hospital will prepare and to be served before the dance begins at 9 for the occasion will be played by Glenn and will include a wide variety of for any musical may be purchased at the hospital or from any hospital board 1  Weather  Low Mar. 29 51 35 Mar. 30 59 27 Mar. 31 58 33 Apr. 1 56 23 Apr. 2 51 25  3 54 25  4 65 23 Fair through the with warmer BREAKING CEREMONIES at the new Clear Creek Dam were held at 2:30 p.m. Among those present for the occasion were Tony Navajo County Parks Dusy Jack Lane and Mike Halec Construction Garvin Navajo County Parks Randy park Ben Navajo County Parks Dick Winslow city Arturo de la city Joyce Winans and Stella Navajo County Parks Lee Pat Ralph Winslow vice Russell park Sherwood Navajo County Andy Park Ted and Bob Winslow Parks Department  

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