Thursday, December 3, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 3, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 14 New Texas 1987 Deficiencies threaten certification of state school AUSTIN AP State mental retardation officials say they are correcting problems at Austin State School that otherwise could cause the facility for the retarded to lose Medicaid State health Inspectors said they found 23 deficien cies at the school including ones that could threaten residents health and safety three weeks after the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation signed a federal court agreement requiring the 13 state schools to maintain Medicaid The agreement was signed 15 before District Judge Barefoot Sanders of The judge last summer found the state in contempt of court for violating the rights of the The health officials recommended cutting off Medicaid funds for Austin State School on 1 if the institution does not correct The state receives about million annually in federal Medicaid money to help care for residents at the State records show the Austin school problems were found 25 during an inspection by the Texas Department of which surveys state schools for the Medicaid Billy superintendent of the Austin said he has invited health inspectors to return 17 because the problems should be corrected by Were confident about We thought the fin dings were and weve already put into place a plan to correct the Stokes Deficiencies include improper supervision of residents during lack of a timely psychiatric review of some residents who take anti psychotic too few workers on some dormitories and unsanitary conditions in some The unsanitary conditions included roaches and dead gnats in dirty combs and and ice trays filled with dirty according to health department Philadelphia attorney David represen tative for the retarded plaintiffs in the court case against state said the deficiencies show the lack of a goodfaith effort on the part of the state to im prove services for the its business as Ferleger The finding of deficiencies to me demonstrates that the lessons of the contempt order havent been State officials disputed Ferlegers We havent lost and were working very hard to correct these Its absolutely not a backpedaling or violation of the court agree said Jaylon deputy Texas commis sioner for mental Roger Bateman of Corpus chairman of the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retarda Weve really been running scared to comp ly with Residents donating to prison land fund SNYDER AP Residents iti this West Texas city have taken a novel approach to buying a prison site to donate to the Texas Department of The TDC chose Scurry County recently as a site tor a new and although the department will pay for the the county has to donate the So banks and savings and loans are lending money at low interest to peo ple so they can donate the money to a fund to buy the Its all in the name of economic Bill president of West Texas State said Its a non polluting industry thats here he said of the The county has designated 600 acres of farmland for the and county business leaders have impos ed a 15 deadline to raise million to buy the Parker I can almost tell you its in the he As of about had been donated to the Scurry Coun ty Area which will buy the land and turn the deed over to the Parker About 85 percent of the sum had been borrowed from finamial institutions the rest came from other Businesses as welt as individuals are borrowing and Its interesting that the bulk of the money comes frotn small people people like me and momandpop store Parker Several 10yearold people have come in and contributed a dollar or The turnout of the people of Snyder has been extremely Business leaders have said support for the prison has been The mediumsecurity regional re integration facility will provide 250 permanent jobs and an annual payroll of Once the land is donated to the the department will pay for prison It is expected to cost about with a population of about is about 65 miles northwest of EIGHT linrh Shrlliy Mrlrnlf M TOVRNAMKNT PASS City cleans out shanties of homeless WICHITA FALLS AP No one seemed to be happy to see the destruction by city workers of a cluster of shanties used by a group of homeless Somebodys got to be the bad Wichita Falls code enforce ment supervisor Jim King said after city workers destroyed the cluster of shanties Outofwork men who had lived in the area lugged their mongrel puppies and cans of food out of the makeshift homes that were to be Where are we supposed to go Can we camp in your backyard asked Vance one of several men who lived in the area and were displaced by the city ground Stone said he was a native who has been unable to work his usual truckdriving jobs because of knee emphysema and high blood By all that was left of the shanties was a 5foottall mound of items that had been discarded by the men as they Phillip Rusty Goode and several who had been liv ing there carried out everything they considered Johnson said he was a Michigan native whod left home about 10 years ago because it was too He said hes learned the life of a salvaged two cans of barbecued chicken from the mess and talked about feeding it to his Beaglemix The dog served a purpose at the he by keeping racoons and possums from raiding the But I wouldnt feed him anything I wouldnt eat Goode shifting the cans in his He said he moved here from After years in an Army airborne he went to work in the oil fields he they dried The homeless men said they werent mad at the city crew or at anybody They said they were just Two days before we had a turkey down Goode Police officers came to in vestigate the poked around the campsite and then returned with a loaf of bread and a box of Stone They Yall need some bread logo with that he The camp helped the city by keep ing drunks down by the river and off of city Johnson This saved the cost of keeping the men in he City officials said they couldnt see the King said the shanties had wood wood floors and all of which made them legally classifiable as permanent built on cityowned pro they violated several or especially sanitation he King said that was not the reason they were He said the buildings were contributing to a possible crime problem and leveling the ground prevented a potentially harmful situation Weve been observing these folks for some time and weve been advis ing them this is a temporary thing and they should take heed of what they are King Nearby residents complained to ci ty officials that the men frequently were fighting and openly relieving themselves on All things its just not a savory condition for the King Dare to BE A FOSTER CAll 6258023 GOLD FOR CHRISTMAS Coins and Chains A vail able at FSLIC Lobby Hours Executive Bane 555 35 New Texas I llh nnd Slrnhnn Ullsoiim swr Sun TWO TOURNAMENTS TWO CHAMPIONS ALL FOR THE PRICE OF ONE t j A i I V M IHiUInn II 1 h Mi UbUVLCLAKK makes pictures worth a thousand words in the HvraldZeitung mm FRIDAY AND SATURDAY 4th 5th PRICE 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