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Anderson Herald Bulletin (Newspaper) - February 27, 1991, Anderson, Indiana Sports sectional Frankton Elwood win c-1 desert storm War of word Saddam pompous Bush forthright Page c-7 Mil inside recession mild downturn forecast Page Anderson volume 122, number 275 Anderson Indiana wednesday february 27,1991 Price 35 set to appear at Depauw opening Greencastle a Bernard Shaw who captivated can viewers with first night coverage of the bombing on Baghdad will be the featured speaker at the grand opening of the Depauw University Center for contemporary Media on Pili 26. Shaw is the principal Washington Anchor for the Cable news network and is also an Anchor for can news programs. He was one of three can reporters who provided continuous coverage of the first night of the persian Gulf War on Jan. 16. The $6 million Center consolidates facilities on Campus for All forms of news due to receive big foreign Aid boost Washington a Turkey a key . Ally in the War against Iraq is set for a $150 million boost in Aid in the $14.8 billion worldwide assistance program proposed by the state department to Congress on tuesday. Israel again would be the chief recipient of . Assistance in the fiscal year that begins oct. I. The $3 billion ticketed for Jerusalem is the same combination of assistance provided this year. Similarly Egypt in second place remained steady at $2.27 billion but Turkey the third largest recipient was set for a boost to $703.5 million from $553.4 crack attack secures nearly 14,000 arrests Atlanta a a three month crack cocaine investigation in Georgia Florida and South Carolina resulted in 13,593 arrests Ami the seizure of $25.5 million Worth of drugs officials from the three states announced tuesday. Quot this historic a crack attack May Well be the largest coordinated drug bust in the history of Law enforcement a Georgia gov. Zell Miller said at a news conference. Authorities said 272 sheriffs in the three states participated in the arrests Ami drug seizures Over four Days. They also seized 649 vehicles four boats one plane $2,368,169 in Cash and 1,200 firearms and miscellaneous weapons totalling $7,603,000 in value. Index Bridge d-5 editorials a-5 business d-1 Horoscope. D-2 classified d2-6 -5 comics c-6 lottery .a-2 courts .c4-5 personalities.>-5 crossword d-5 police fire a-4 deaths .a-2 sports ct-3 ifs still Winter turning partly Cloudy and warmer today with a 30 percent Chance of Light Snow or flurries until Early afternoon. Highs near 40. Partly Cloudy and warmer tonight and thursday. Lows near 30, highs in the upper 40s. Details on Page d-2 kuwaitis celebrate Freedom allies race to surround retreating iraqi troops by George Esper a special correspondent Dhahran saudi Arabia apr under american and Allied fire iraqis beaten army streamed North tuesday in a headlong flight homeward abandoning Kuwait City to its Day of liberation after a Long dreadful bloody night of occupation and War. The fight raged on. A a we re going to. Attack and attack and attack a a . General vowed As marines tangled with iraqis fighting a rear guard action at Kuwait City Airport and As a vast .-Brit-Lsh armoured Force collided with iraqis vaunted Republican guard somewhere to the Northwest. Gulf update Washington a Here Are the major developments tuesday in the persian Gulf War a a Quarter million Allied ground forces charged on three major fronts. They liberated huge drunks of Kuwait and closed off escape routes for the elite Republican guard and other iraqi troops. A a . Military commander said iraqi forces were in Quot full Retreat a and president Bush described the fighting As an Allied a despite the apparent lopsided Allied triumphs Saddam proclaimed Quot Victory and announced he was withdrawing his army immediately from Kuwait a the soviet Union still seeking a diplomatic end to the War asked the United nations Security Council to arrange a cease fire. But a majority of the 15 Council members insisted that Baghdad accept in writing All 12 Council resolutions on the crisis before they would consider a favor sectional tradition by Gregory fanning he staff writer a fans who attend Andersons basketball sectional each year like the eight team tournament just the Way it is. They done to want to see a proposed six team sectional format scheduled to go into effect across the state next year. Many Point out that Andersons sectional would be weakened if it was reduced to six teams. Others who feel their team would be one of those playing elsewhere say the wigwam is like Home come sectional time. Greg Jones a Frankton fan who has attended the sectional for 30 years said some of the City schools should be moved out of the Anderson sectional if its reduced. He does no to want to see any changes. A a it a been like this As Long As i can remember. Its always been a Good sectional a he said. Jones said the rivalry Between the county and City teams makes this sectional one of the Best. Jeff Himes who cheers for Pendleton Heights said the eight team format is More fair than having six teams because each needs to win three games to win the title. A a there a so much fan appreciation Here a he commented. Quot How Many times do you see 10,000 people come into a place and watch High school basketball you can to find seven games in a week that Are any better than what you have Bonnie Bryant a Frankton Backer see front line Page a 7 in one Battle tank Crews of the . Vii corps battered a guard division in the iraqi desert West of Kuwait a senior Pentagon official said. A news Pool report meanwhile said Republican guard units were setting up new defensive lines West of the Southern iraqi City of Basra. The Campaign appeared to be coming Down to a deadly race through the desert Between iraqi troops retreating North toward iraqis heartland and the Vii corps Armor rumbling in from the West to Cut them off. The iraqis reportedly had kuwaiti hostages in Tow. No one in authority was saying How deep into Iraq the Allied forces might pursue the withdrawing army. Iraqis president Saddam Hussein sought to Label the withdrawal a president Bush called it an a a outrage and said Saddam was trying to cling to formidable military Power with his pullback. Hundreds of surrendering iraqi soldiers had another word for the debacle. A Salaam Salaam a a a peace peace a a they shouted As they raised their hands to advancing troops. More than 30,000 iraqis have now been taken prisoner the . Command said. And among kuwaitis the word was a your Joy is overflowing thanks be to god a their exile radio declared. A the enemy is turning flashing a for Victory signs jubilant kuwaitis emerged from their Homes tuesday to Greet the first outsiders to venture into their burned looted City. People ran up to hug and kiss triumphant american soldiers who punched 50 Miles North from saudi Arabia in a three Day ground Campaign associated press photographer Laurent Rebours reported from the City a outskirts. Men of the 1st Marine division later entered the City. There were no new reports tuesday on . And Allied dead and wounded on the front lines. Meanwhile an updated report on mondays scud missile attack on a see kuwaitis Page a-7 an United Arab emirates Motorist displays a special edition of the Gulf news. A photo local woman uninjured in bombing of Barrack family endured Long wait to receive Good news >0nm by Judi Turpen he staff writer an Anderson family watched a television newscast in horror monday night As the bombing of an american military Barracks in saudi Arabia was replayed. Then they waited and i piously by the Telephone for news of a 27-year-old relative who lived in the Barracks with 160 others. Less than a week ago specialist 4th class Angela Minnefield wrote her relatives about a concern for the i soldiers living in that Minnefield Multi Story Barracks in Dhahran. A she said she Felt it was an easy target a her aunt Carolyn Johnson recalled. At about 8 30 p.m., the Barracks was Frankton Junior Mitch Armstrong wears his allegiances on his Chest. Brian Drumm photo hit by an iraqi scud missile while Many occupants were having dinner. Twenty eight soldiers were killed. A i usually have the television on but things had started simmering Down so i did no to have it on. Then another daughter called Ami said the Barracks had been hit. I turned on the to and saw the scud actually hitting the Barracks a Rosetta Minnefield explained. Minnefield said she got out the list of Telephone numbers distributed at fort Benjamin Harrison during the briefing when her daughter was called into Active duty in August. A when she left they gave me All these numbers i could Call. A when i saw the scud hit and saw the flames come up. I started calling. I called the first number but it was after 5 see family Page a-7 Gas service at pin tree to be Cut off by Dave Stafford h h staff water pin tree villages remaining families could literally be left out in the cold by the end of this week. A representative for the Low rent apartment Complex said tuesday that Gas service is scheduled to be Cut off to the Complex on fonday March i. An Indiana Gas official contacted tuesday could neither confirm nor deny the pending Utility disconnection. Anderson housing authority executive director Shirley Weatherly Saki there Are still about 30 families living at pin tree who have identified new Homes and Are waiting for needed repairs to be made before relocating. Another 25 to 30 families remain at pin tree who have not yet found my Homes Weatherly said about 54 families from pin tree Are in a new Homes she said. A to move them out before the first of March is a concern but again we re not authorized nor can we do anything about that Gas disconnection situation a Weatherly said. Weatherly said pin tree residents still have valid Section 8 housing certificates from the . Department of housing and Urban development. Quot there Are still housing units available out there a she Saki. A it depends on the landlords willingness to do repairs accept tenants that sort of a a we re working with the pin tree residents As much As possible within the Federal meanwhile pin tree counsel John Bator of Indianapolis said the owners see pin tree Page a-7 $

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