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   Aiken Standard (Newspaper) - December 10, 1989, Aiken, South Carolina                                Sports Michigan Beats Duke Page 1B A Quick Read Landlord Seizes Pets For Back Rent NEW ORLEANS AP John Chambers was afraid Lynell Zelenka might skip town before paying him the in back rent he claims she owes So he got a court order to seize her property including her pets Iris the dog and Whitehill the cat Especially her pets They are just like my children and this is just like someone kidnap ping my children and holding them hostage for ransom said Zelenka I think Ill do anything they want Chambers said he knew how much his tenant loved the animals and thats why he took advantage of a Louisiana statute that considers pets chattel Zelenka said she only owes in back rent on her apartment Delivery Boys Death Results In Citation INDIANAPOLIS AP The own er of a Dominos pizza franchise has been charged with violating two state labor regulations and could be fined in connection with a de livery boys death state officials say It is the first time the store owner has been cited in the June 3 death of Jesse K Colson 17 of suburban Plainfield Colson was making a piz za delivery on a rainslicked road in Morgan County when his company owned truck struck a utility pole His mother Suzanne Boutros has criticized Dominos policy of guaran teeing a pizza delivery within 30 min utes or less a policy she believes contributed to her sons death Cross Country Pizza Inc of Brownsburg which owns three Dom inos outlets including the one in Mooresville where Jesse worked vi olated two rules of the Indiana De partment of Labor officials said Fri day Mooresville is 10 miles southwest of Indianapolis Weather Cloudy By Tonight Skies will be sunny today with a high in the mid50s and low in the lower 40s But clouds will roll in again Monday with a chance of rain and a high in the lower 50s Please see Page 16A for details Deaths Trannie M Game Aiken Hollie Gunnells Greenwood James Reynolds Jackson Mattie LueTrotty Aiken Please see Page 6A for details Inside Today Bridge5D Calendar1E Classifieds3D Dear Abby7E Local Front13A Obituaries6A Opinions1D Sports1B Weather16A Page 2A Candidates FlipFlop On Abortion Page ISA USC Image Suffers After Audit Christmas Countdown SRAWDDAP GUESS WHATS IN Sunday December 10 1989 Aiken South Carolina Vol 122 No 3li Aiken Loses In Title Game From Staff Reports IRMO Aiken High School put up a hard fight but never recovered from two touchdowns given up in the first quarter to Greer High School and lost 137 in the Class AAA state champion ship game Aikens Fighting Green Hornets end their season at 123 while the state champion Yellow Jackets finish at 150 Game StoryPage 1B The cold rainy weather made for con ditions that hurt both teams but espe cially Aiken because it further hin dered their ability to get leverage against the heavier Greer players ac cording to defensive tackle Marc Widener Greer which has two Shrine Bowl picks on its team was favored by two touchdowns over Aiken All 13 Greer points were scored in the first quarter in backtoback posses sions Aiken scored its lone touchdown in the fourth quarter as Shed Harris went over from the four A roughing the kicker penalty later in the game killed any hopes the Green Hornets might have had Aiken head coach Dusty Triplett ac knowledged Greers football talent but also paid tribute to his teams effort He said We came up here to play a hard 48 minutes and to win and thats all that we could ask of them We just ran out of time said Aiken guard Shedrick demons after the game If we just had a little more time Staff Photo By Ginny Southworth TOUGH LOSS Aiken coach Jim Canepa consoles Mike Waters 81 following Saturday nights 137 loss to Greer in the AAA state championship game at irmo High School stadium Winters Icy Grip Hits Area From Staff Reports Sleet fell briefly on Aiken Saturday evening and surrounding communities reported snow flurries mixed with rain But according to the National Weather Service thoughts of a white Christmas are premature The town of Gloverville and parts of Augusta reported snow flurries but the icy precipitation did not stick even though temperatures dropped into the 20s during the night The Aiken Christmas Parade and the Midland Valley Christinas Parade were cancelled Saturday because of the cold wet weather Precipitation began Friday with clouds dumping heavy rain most of the day The moisture turned to flecks of ice mixed with rain Saturday as tempera tures dropped into the low 30s Rain sleet and flurries stopped late in the evening when clouds began to decrease But other areas were not so lucky Win try storms brought snow and freezing rain to several Southeastern states and scattered snow across the nations north ern tier Saturday Much of the Northeast remained in the grip of a cold spell Please See WINTERS Page 5A Data Shows Building Off In November By CARL LANGLEY Staff Writer Aiken County and its two major munci palities posted figures showing an overall slowdown in building activity for the month of November but the new gains still sent total county construction past the million mark for the year For the month new valuations in all three areas soared past the million mark North Augusta although trailing in the totals for the year was the only govern ment to show an increase in November The citys permit values jumped from in October to in November While North Augusta was posting its increase the city of Aiken and the county released figures showing declines of more than million each from October through November Aiken County with worth of permits in November was almost million below its October posting of The city of Aiken dropped from in October to in November For the year the city of Aiken is the runaway leader with million in ne construction November Building Permits Aiken County Permit Type i Apattmenls toUrch evidential No Value Retafstores Warehouse Farm buildings 8 2 ind 1 Transfer fees 1 Miscellaneous 1 Total value 2 1 42 i 12 3 2 1 2 6 Donations Turn Christmas Bright For Less Fortunate City of Aiken Permit Type Single family Additions renov Total value No Value 38 15 City of North Augusta Permit Type NO Value Single family 5 Residential 17 Non res 6 Commercial 1 Total value Aiken Countys figures through the 11 months amount to million while North Augustas total with a month left in the year has reached million Christmas is two weeks away and a number of needy families are facing a bleak one To make the season a little brighter a number of groups are sponsoring fund drives The Salvation Armys annual kettle drive is under way with the familiar bell ringers stationed at locations throughout the Aiken area Contributions may be mailed to The Salvation Army PO Box 439 Aiken 29802 The seventeenth annual Valley Empty Stocking Fund campaign is also gearing up for the holidays The fund is sponsored by several area civic clubs including the LangleyBath Clearwater American Legion Post 153 Samuel Swint Post 77 of the American Legion and the LBC Lions Club as well as individuals Contributions to the fund may be mailed to PO Box 517 Langley 29834 PO Box 354 Clearwater 29822 or PO Box 391 GranitevUle 29829 The Aiken Jaycees are currently ac cepting donations for their fourth annual Christmas Shopping Tour The tour which enables the group to purchase clothing and toys for needy chil dren raised last year Donations to the Christmas Shopping Tour may be sent to PO Box 707 Aiken 29802 Contributions received to date include SALVATION ARMY Mr and Mrs George Mr and Mrs WA Bumgarner Jr1000 Mr and Mrs Thomas Haynes2500 Mr and Mrs James L SmithSOO Mr and Mrs F Baird Davis2500 Mrs Nina Hilton1000 David Williams500 JH Menken3500 Mr and Mrs AM Wells2500 The Troy Corporation2500 Huey Pullum3000 Mfand Mrs Harold Eadie2000 Harold Smith Jr500 Mr and Mrs Cecil McFerrin10000 Mr and Mrs CP Jones2000 Mr and Mrs Forest Kirby1000 Mr and Mrs LL Willis2000 Mr and Mrs Lelon Sheeley Jr1000 Mr and Mrs Bennie L Newman2500 Mr and Mrs F J Kaufman Jr2500 Dr and Mrs Kenneth Owens5000 Mr and Mrs Merle Miller2500 Ms Sophia Malhews1000 Mr and Mrs Alton Wheaton2500 James F Skidtnore500 Mr and Mrs Bob Przybysz2500 Mrs Wilhelmena Cherry1000 Mrs C E Steadman2500 PH Porter2500 Mrs F Hicks500 Mr and Mrs J B Dickey3500 Mr and Mrs W A Hardy Jr5000 Mr and Mrs Ronald A Hunt1000 Mrs Clyde Rhoden200 Mrs Stella Dale500 Mr and Mrs Herbert Keilh2500 Mr and Mrs Robert Bailey7500 Mr and Mrs R D Caldwell Jr5000 Mr and Mrs J Harding Owen5000 Mr and Mrs James A Peterson2500 Mr and Mrs Albert Peters Jr2500 Mr and Mrs JW Merke5000 Mr and Mrs Bob Looney2500 Mr and Mrs S T VanHouten III2500 Senior Mans Class First Baptist Church1500 Anonymous Kettles124365 Acknowledged lo Grand NA Forgot Record GARNBTT j Sports Writer North Augusta accomplished what no one would have believed possible with its 140 Class AAAA Division II State Champion ship win over Lower Richland Friday night at WiliiamsBrice Stadium in Columbia Saying that no one would have believed it possible isnt quite true North Augusta coach Bill Utsey his excellent staff and players obviously had an idea that this would happen all along The Yellow Jackets also made believers of many Lower Rich land fans after the game Some Diamonds fans could be heard saving I knew they were 77 I didnt think they would be that good Things got off to a shaky start for North Augusta The Yellow Jackets were unable to move the ball on their first possession and Lorenzo Nealious fumbled the ball but quarterback Rich ard Davis recovered it to maintain possession for North Augusta Lower Richland fullback Frankie Rivers turned the ball back over to the Yellow Jackets when he suffered the first of three first half fumbles Davis took advantage of the turnover when he scored on a 3yard quarterback sneak Please See NA Page 5A SPOILS OF VICTORY North Augustas Wallace Mealing left and Lower Richland school emblem after winning Friday night I V   

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