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Wellington Leader (Newspaper) - September 18, 2003, Wellington, Texas 8 Pages plus insert Volume For Ninetyfour Years a Builder in Collingsworth County Collingsworth Texas 79095 September 2003 50 Cents Number 11 Texas passes all amendments With autumn right around the corner some green thumbs are still Vibrant purple bachelor buttons grow in Sue Skelton x Rain Rain Wellington 19 There pm Sgi Joey and Robert Dryden stand with a scent specific dog owned by the Roach Unit at Bean was used to assist Collingsworth County in Leon last Also assisting from the unit were Warden Gary Meacham and Officer Joe Dog used to find man missing two days Collingsworth Sheriffs Office and Wellington Volunteer Fire Department responded to two missing person September The first call was from the A man visiting friends went to take a 30 minute walk and after approximatley 3 hours had not After a by the sheriffs office and fire depart ment he was found walking down the highway safe and The second call came in about Wednesday A local Leon did not respond to his daughters phone calls Tuesday or day After she called neighbors to check his home and he still could not be located she contacted the sheriffs Sheriff Rusty Lee and Deputy Steve Hartman responded to the They were told Roberts had land and cattle 5 miles north of town that he checked daily and they checked that area Af ter following his pickup tracks onto the land and finding his pickup they did a quick search and called the fire department to After searching for approximately 4 to 5 hours the group of responders had to quit due to the It rained approximately 5 inches north of town and they could not get all the personnel and ve in to About 6 the CCSO and were out again along with a dog named and horses from the Roach Unit at A dog is trained to search for a specific human The dog quickly located Roberts several hundred feet from his vehicle and was rushed to Colling sworth General about Roberts Pat Ford of stated Monday that her father was recovering from dehydration at Collingsworth General Hospital and would be released Tuesday or Skyrocket Pep Rally 19 Firecracker Pep Rally 18 General rains in Wellington and throughout Collingsworth County brought much needed relief to many on The official report from Tommy Hudson was inches in town with reports from the west part of town of two inches north of five inches and south of town Although the amount var ied from north to any amount was considered Collingsworth voters were asked to help make 22 changes to the states and fortyeight citi zens voted in the amendment elec tion with 53 being early Collingsworth voters passed 16 of the amendments although Texas as a whole passed all The amendments go into effect The proposed changes ranged from limiting the amount of money paid out in law suits to the sale of wine in dry The framers of the Texas Con didnt trust the Legisla So many laws in Texas can be changed only by popular Leading up to Saturdays elec Proposition 12 drew the most Proposition 12 would set a cap for pain and suf fering damages in medical mal practice while the actual costs of medical care and loss of income during recuperation would not be Anita Thigpen Perry while visiting the mea sure would stem soaring tice protect families and ensure that all Texans receive the kind of medical care they de Deborah a former Texas Su preme Court said Propo sition 12 is a sweeping When we talk about this tiling about health thats not being because theres language in there that is much more sweeping than just health Hankinson The proposal contains the clause any other civil The proposed 22 amendments to the Texas Constitution include several tax but if the tax cuts become other Tex ans will have to pick up the bur Here are the propositions that voters voted on Saturday Proposition 1 Authorizes the Veterans Land Board to use assets to provide veterans Proposition 2 Establishes a period for the redemp tion of a mineral interest sold for unpaid ad valorem Proposition 3 Authorizes the Legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation property owned by a religious Proposition 4 Relates to the provision of parks and recre by conservation Proposition 5 Authorizes the Legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation travel trailers not held or used for the production of Proposition 6 Permits refi of a loan with a reverse Continued on Page 1 Collingsworth County amendment election results Rocket Booster Club meetings will be held on Tuesdays at in the commons area of the high school TriState High School Rodeo set for 20 The TriState High School Rodeo will be held on September at 10 and 2 at the City of Wellington Rodeo The concession stand will be open all MI High school students who are passing all subjects are invited to participate in the Entry fees are per TriState High School Rodeo is affiliated with the Texas High School Rodeo Votes 19
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