Kokomo Tribune, September 13, 1994

Kokomo Tribune

September 13, 1994

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Kokomo Tribune (Newspaper) - September 13, 1994, Kokomo, Indiana 10 KOKOMO 1994 SO cents Busing IB changes KC board votes 60 By TRISHA TURNER Tribune staff writer It was nearly 32 months ago to the day that Country Club Hills parent Robin Oberndorfer sat before KokomoCenter School That she called a study deeming it economically unfeasi ble to bus children in her area a she was at another school board this time singing school administrators Im quite she On a 60 with member Michael Coady the board approved adding busing for mid dle school pupils in four areas of the district including Country Club Hills for safety The which will affect an estimated 100 will cost the school corporation plus equipment according to an estimate by Liz Koko moCenter transportation services Please see Busing changes The areas in KokomoCen ter Schools district which will have busing for middle schools according to Monday s school board are Q Between Lordeman and North streets and Washing ton and Ohio Pupils go to Bon Air Q Between Phillips Street and Wabdsh Avenue and between Morgan and Lorde man Pupils go to Lafayette Park Q Between Berkley Road and Wildcat Creek and between Indiana Avenue and Washington with north boundaries at Mulber ry and Sycamore Pupils go to Lafayette Q Country Club from Berkley Road and TamO Shanter Lane and Road to Park Road and between West Boulevard and Lincoln Pupils go to Maple Crest Vietnam veterans from Lafayette can be found under this sign Moving Wall Emotional ceremony is tonight Tom and Mark both of erect one of the tents that will be used this weekend for unit reunions during the Vietnam Veterans Reunion Tribune photos by Brian Reynolds A halfscale replica of the Viet nam Veterans Memorial in has been erected on the grounds of Faith Presbyterian near the corner of Albright Road and Kirk The Vietnam veterans reunion which is expected to draw thou sands of veterans and their fami lies to opens Friday behind Ramada Inn and Koko mo An opening ceremony for the monument will be con ducted at 6 Kokomo Mayor Robert Sargent will wel come the public to the site that will remain open 24 hours a day through in conjunction with the 12th annual Indiana Vietnam Veterans Sargent will be joined by John with the Department of Veterans and Al Tooko president of Veterans For Vet erans of Tookolo also is the POWMIA representa tive for the Howard County Vietnam Veterans Tonights program will include an emotional remembrance cere mony for 31 Howard County residents who died in the Viet nam Special tribute will also be paid to Vietnam veterans who are listed as missing in action and prisoners of The program includes the plac ing of wreaths at the Moving which bears the names of the more than men and women who were killed or reported missing in action in Southeast Asia between 1957 and The Wall will be open to the public free of charge through Volunteers will help locate names on the monu which measures 253 feet in The appearance of the Moving Wall is sponsored by United Auto Workers Local UAW Local 685 and the Howard County Vietnam Veterans Orga Suicide Pilots family thinks so He hinted at crashing Into White House PERRY AP Frank Corder was a selfemployed trucker bedeviled by drugs and alcohol who dreamed of notoriety according to one told his brother that crashing a plane into the White House would be a good way to commit With his marriage his fathers death last year still a tender wound and a jail sentence possibly looming for a probation Corder stole into an unguarded rural airport early Monday and took off in a single engine Cessna With no pilots no flight plan and little experience behind the Corder managed an amazing breach of pene trating restricted space and crash ing on the White House a selfemployed freight truck driver at Baltimore Washington International was leaving authorities to decipher whether he was the vic tim of a joyride or The Washington Post quoted Corders as saying his brother had spoken in a phone call a year ago of a desire to crash a plane into the White He If Im going to check thats the way Im going to do Im going to crash a plane into the j conference OKs plan Muslims oppose abortion sections Eevot API The Frank Corder AP photo White An administration official who had been briefed on the investiga tion said family members had reported that Frank Corder talked of suicide and had expressed interest in gaining Egypt AP The population conference today wound up much as it with Muslim and Roman Catholic countries bickering over refer ences to abortion and sexual rights in its final Despite the dele gates approved the 20year Pro gram of Action aimed at control ling the worlds burgeoning population and stimulating eco nomic which led the fight to water down abortion and reproductive health pro said it would go along with parts of the doc a softening of its rejection of population documents in 1974 and But the Vatican Archbishop Renator Mar said the Holy See could not support any sec tions recognizing abortion as a dimension of popu lation policy and primary health He also rejected wording the Vatican reads as approving extramarital The plan isnt binding on the nations that agree to But dele gates say it carries a moral weight and gives new ammuni tion to politicians and private groups to lobby for Disputes over the reports refer ences to abortion and other repro ductive issues have dominated the nineday Delegates have struggled to draft a docu ment that satisfies all not all the 182 territories and religions represented at the conference that began 5 were happy with the final At least 16 delegations said in plenary speeches that they had It was not immediately clear how many of the objections would be attached as formal footnotes of reservation to the Inside todays Tribune Who are the 10 area resi dents chosen as volunteers to help children Page Style Senior athletes to show their abilities this Page Sports Bears are no match for Ran dall Cunninghams air Page Also Inside Classified Local News of Hughes continues cutbacks LOS ANGELES GM Hughes Electron ics employees hear details Monday about plans to consolidate the firms defense and electronics including Delco Systems a former unit of Delco Electronics About jobs at Hughes sprawling com plex will be eliminated under the costcut ting The remaining work ers will be transferred to other company operations in southern which continues to suffer defenserelated job For more on the see Page AP photo School wrestles with kindergarten boom ByLISAFIPPS Tribune Tipton Bureau A motion to consider changing the kinder garten schedules at TriCentral Ele mentary School to cut the student teacher ratio was defeated by one vote TriCentral has 74 kindergarten age six more than last which has caused a high stu dentteacher There are two classes of 25 and one of 24 Two fulltime teachers aides rotate among the School board member Michael Clevenger said having a high ratio is difficult at any grade Howev he its crucial in kinder garten that children get as much oneonone help from a certified teacher in order to get off to a good educational Superintendent Harry Day said there were other including adding an afternoon The ratio would then be three classes of 18 children and one teacher and one class of 20 children with a teacher and one He said a high school math who is certified to teach could teach the new afternoon Board member Michael Mullins said five reassign ments would be needed for teachers and students with this some parents who have kindergarten children in morning classes would have to switch to Board members said parents would have to change babysitting and carpool arrange Thatll be World War Northern board president Gary Stroup Parent Michael Harlow agreed with Clevenger and My thought is a smaller When youre talking kindergarten age 1 dont see how you can He said his child was in a morning but hed be willing to make concessions for the best inter est of his Bill TriCentral Elemen tary said if parents could not rearrange their schedules to get children who are currently in morn ing sessions enrolled in the after noon class they might withdraw the Kindergarten is he reminded the Board member Anabeth Rayl made a motion to consider realign ment of the She could not make a motion to implement the talkedof realignments according to the teachers Any teaching reassignments must be discussed with staff before being implement Clevenger and Carol Kinder voted in favor of considering Debbie Wif son and Jerry Gappens voted Stroup had to break the tie and voted meaning the afternoon class would not be ;

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