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   Winslow Mail (Newspaper) - August 21, 1996, Winslow, Arizona                                SORT 0 USPS 686-960  Postage Paid at Ariz. 86047  on Wednesdays and 3 Sections 1 1894 Volume IOS Number 55  Winsiow, August 21,1996  Copy 35 Dan and students at High School and Junior High School can look forward to the September completion of three school construction the first this year the district will offer a hot lunch program for the estimated 2,600 students that attend 6,500 square foot kitchen for the program has been built next to the Building of constructed the building for a cost of and the district will spend an additional for the cooking equipment is not expected to be installed in time for the first day of WHS Principal John Henling noted that the equipment will have to undergo extensive fire tests before it can be The installation and tests may cause the start-up of the program to be School Board Will Meet School District Governing Board has a short agenda for the regular meeting scheduled at 7 o'clock tonight 21) at the district located at 800 Apache board will hear a request from High School Principal John Henling to expand the child development course taught at Once students pass the current they are qualified to meet the state requirements for the position of child care Coach Don and physical education instructor Richard Bratt are asking that the district provide a car for them to where they will board a plane for to attend the Conveise National Basketball Clinic Sept. 13-15. The coaches travel allowance will pay for the clinic and the coaches will pay the airfare out of their own Gary Calhoun will present the annual tax rate This year the district is expecting a slight reduction in the board will also hear a request for a leave of a request for a or terminal tion of an and a motion to ratify three During the sack lunches will bie offered to the Canteen will operate the employing 60 part-time workers to cook and distribute hot lunches to all five of Winslow's public part of the hot lunch Canteen will offer students the option of food from Pizza Hut and once each old gym at has been converted into a while WHS will use its wrestling room as an eating schools have purchased 22 folding tables at a cost of $ 1,000 each to create mobile cafeteria first floor of the WHS center should be open in time for the first day of shelves and furniture have been from the temporary library across the street in the Girl Scout building on Cherry High school staff members hope to have the neW library set up by the end of this new library is twice as large as the original It has two private study a video storage room with a video recording On Page 4  High School Principal John Henling stands in the schoors new Workers will spend this week unpacking books and stocking shelves so that the library will be ready for students in time for the first day of school next The brary is located on the first floor of a structure that connects the Old Main building with the district administration The second floor of the building will house a media center and a conference It is scheduled to be completed by the end of this by Dan Board Approves School Tax Racing Added To West's Best By Navajo County Board of Supervisors meeting for Aug. 19, lasted only half a and was highlighted by the of the 1996-97 school district tax and County Manager Eddie bid to standardize all county told the board that the School District's primary tax levy totaled for a tax rate of per in assessed The secondary tax levy totaled which translates to a tax rate of The district's combined tax rate is City's tax rate will not be set until after a public hearing on a request to increase the budget to fund repairs to district equipment damaged by a power Snowflake School District's primary tax levy totaled for a tax rate of per in assessed The tax levy totaled which translates to a tax rate of 81.3 The district's combined tax rate is School District's primary tax levy totaled for a tax rate of per in assessed The secondary tax levy totaled which translates to a tax rate of The district's combined tax rate is tax levies and of the remainder jOf the county's school districts 0, for a rate of primary for a rate of secondary for a rate of total rate Show to be set following a public hearing on a request to exceed the budget to provide schools with an adequate fire alann system and amenities for the 0; 0; primary 0, and secondary for a tax rate of and Blue primary for a tax rate of and secondary for a tax rate of total rate pitched the idea of a computer system to the Koury and County Attorney Mel who was instrumental in the drafting of the told the supervisors of the rationale behind a standardized computer The plan calls for all county computers to have Internet access and be served by the Pentium 166 network handling the entire Koury said that it would require to get the program up and The of a standardized computer system is in the ease with which repairs could be made and in its The board passed the measure other action on Aug. 19, the Approved a request by Sherrif Butler for funding for equipment for the new deputy On Page 4  Rodeo Association will be the third sanctioning group for events at the 11th annual West's Best the weekend after Labor is sanctioning the added open barrel race at 4 p.m. on Sept. 7, in the City Rodeo Arena on Airport The other rodeo events by the South West Rodeo sociation and the New that and early entries may be filed with Barbara Johnson at 443-2530 or Bobbie Branson at 386-1364  sponsoring will have some new events for this year's which is being held two weeks later than last year in the hopes of having better Rodeo Judi Gill said the queen contestants will be judged at 10 on Aug. 24, Inmates Injured In Fight At Dan 15, a group of African American and Hispanic inmates wielding homemade knives attacked a group of Anglo inmates at the state prison oh State Route 87 in Six Anglo inmates received and two Anglo inmates were sent to Memorial Hospital for No serious injuries resulted from the and no prison staff members were fight took place early in the in tuQ yard of the security Coronado Unit while the prisoners were lining up for legislative liaison for the Arizona Department of said that the fight occurred because one of the white reportedly owed drug money to a group of African American and Hispanic The African American and Hispanic inmates attacked the white inmate to collect on Other white inmates joined the as racial slurs were shouted between the guards immediately fired grenades into the which stunned the The guards then fired Israeli which discharge pepper gas into the causing its said mat an investigation is taking place at the ancl that two dozen inmates been transferred to a higher security section of the 6 Smith reported that the had returned to its normal operating Rodeo where they will and their At 11:30 the contestants and judges will meet at Bo Jo's Sports Grill for private interviews and the delivery of a short 90-second) speech about The successor to Guadalupe Branch should be announced around 1 new queen and her attendant will receive permanent sashes from Silk Screen At the coronation on Sept. 6, at the first of the three the new queen will receive a dozen red her a bouquet of pink and the outgoing a corsage from Other prizes include a bridle donated by Julie a gift certificate from Circle Q in Flagstaff and the use of a horse trailer donated by a group of businessmen for the year of her The queen's attendant also will receive a Circle Q gift deadline to enter the queen's contest is 5 p.m. on Aug. 23. Entry blanks may be obtained from the Chamber of Commerce at the Visitors Center at exit 253 on Interstate 40 or from Gill at 289-3383 during business ct ic tn oil J ages 12 through 23, who live in Navajo County and have a horse and transportation for the Bob Weir has provided the Jaycees with a drawing for elementary school children to Art teacher will be in with the grand five other winners to be selected on 3. The grand prize winner will receive a family pass to the the other a the charity bull several non-profit groups have submitted letters of application to the Jaycees at P.O. Box 334, 86047. In this Continued On Page 4  Weather  12    13    14    15    16    17    18    National Weather Service forecast calls for afternoon and evening showers and High temperatures are expected to be around 80 and the lows in the mid to upper 40s.  received a trace of precipitation during the period of Aug. 12-18.  hot does the surface of the earth While the air temperature taken for weather reports six feet above has never been officially recorded as hotter than 136F the Libyan the actual surface of the soil can easily exceed 180F. You can indeed fry an egg on some urban Weather Channel Differ Widely On Justice Paula is increasing in frequency and his to fight the rise in juvenile Governor Symington has presented petitions containing more than 180,000 signatures to the Secretary of State to place Prop. 102 on the ballot for the November general 102 is a Juvenile Justice that would amend the Arizona Constitution in regard to juvenile of the initiative say that Prop. 102 would prosecution of easier by requiring that youthful offenders 1,5 years and older who commit forcible sexual robbery or other violent crimes be tried as Repeat offenders would also be tried as initiative also provides that offenders who commit less violent crimes can be deferred to community based solutions under the supervision of the county All offenders would be required pay prompt restitution to their All proceedings regarding juveniles would be open to the public unless there was a clear public interest in there are few who would disagree that there is a need to get tougher in regard to violent juvenile there are many who whether the answer lies with a constitutional Prop. 102 Article Part 2, of the Arizona Constitution would be amended by adding section 22; Article Section 15 would be and Article VI would be amended by adding a new section 15. All of these changes relate to the Judicial Department in juvenile new Section 15 jurisdiction and authority of the courts of this state in all proceedings and matters affecting juveniles shall be as provided by the legislature or the people by initiative or analysis of the initiative compares the changes to At Article Section 14 gives the Superior Court exclusive original jurisdiction in all proceedings and matters affecting Under judges can decide to suspend prosecution of juvenile for a criminal Prop. 102 would amend the constitution by allowing the Legislature to limit the power of the courts to suspend prosecution of a and by limiting the jurisdiction of the courts to those juvenile matters that are provided by the Legislature or the may now be prosecuted as an adult for a criminal offense only if the county attorney On Page 6   

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