Capital, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland
Mt. St. Joseph 32 Annapolis 0 Northern 30 SevernaPark 20 Old Mill 13 Broadneck 0 Bowie 20 Arundel 40 No BARRIERS Heritage Harbour home fits family's special needs Dl Gardens and flowonidd color to theWbhards' HOWELL MICROFILMS PQ BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 SATURDAY SEPTEMBER MD Missing woman's body found ByP.J.SHUEY StaffWriter A 37-year-old Millersville woman re- ported missing from her home in has been found dead beside a road in Howard County. The state Medical Examiner's office yesterday identified the body as that of Terry Lee of Cog Court. She was reported missing by her David on July 30. Her body was found at a.m. Thursday by a State Highway Adminis- tration survey said Cpl. Kevin Howard County police spokes- man. was very badly he said. Dental records were used to identify her her death is being termed suspicious. No cause was immediately apparent. nothing Cpl. Costello said. The cause will not be known until toxicology tests are completed. They should take a couple of Cpl. Costello said Ms. whose body was found in a wooded areattbout 25 yards froit Route had been dead for sev- eral weeks. The body was about a half-mile west of In- terstate 95. Howard County and Anne Arundel County police are conducting a joint KEEFER investigation into the death Ms Keefer was reported missing around 11 a.m. on July about 36 hours after she was last seen. Her Toyota Tercel station wagon had apparently suffered a flat tire on north- bound Interstate south of Quarter- field Road. Police have conducted dozens of and a search of the area included taking tracking dogs around 1-97. a county Fire Department dive team dragged ponds near the and a state police helicopter 'I feel like he's doing a good job and everything. He's making people straighten up. Changing of the guard Southern High principal brings Change of attitude By MICHAEL CODY South County StaffWriter It's the third day of Clifton Prince's second week as principal of Southern High in and a female student wearing a too-short shirt is walking down the hall. She wraps herself in a coat while walking and apologizes to Mr. Prince for her appearance. Not long in the school's crowded parking 16-year-old Michete Weathers repositions her Car in Its space. She explains she was running late and nervously offers to show the principal a parking pass hi her bag. The school's it is undergoing a change. feel like he's doing a good job and every- Miss Weathers said of her new without a trace of resentment. making people straighten In describing Mr. Prince's English department chairman Joline Krplicki drew the analogy of a cousin expected for dinner. kids are still trying to get a handle on which is Mrs. Krolicki said. know he means and is part of the but they're waiting to see how he fits Mr. a 49-year-old Bates High School graduate and former art came to Southern on July 1 after four years as principal of Arundel Middle School in Odenton. Under his the school was recognized for academic and Mr. Prince reportedly was well-liked by parents and staff. has a welcoming said Kenneth an associate superintendent involved in .the decision to transfer. Mr. Prinw.-t'So Kdieve he wfll encourage the involvement of the ByGMrgeN Lundskow The Capital Southern High ttudenta surround their new Clifton during a lunch break outaMe. entire Mr. Prince is the first black principal at which has students. The minority enrollment is about 17 the same as the county's. Most south county students come from inte- grated and don't make an issue of Mr. Prince said. j above that... even if there wasim issue. That's what that system you to Mr. Prince replaced Don wife-retired after 14 years as Southern's principal and rears with the county schools. known for htodtoef Their places- have- been taken by wooden ele- phants and carved African figures. On the in frames picked up for a just a few dollars each at second-hand are drawings and photographs by Mr. Prince and his friends. Among the photographs in Mr. Prince's office is one of his then-young daughter and now in college and medical beside a Porsche that he drove. Another is of his wife of 25 whom he met at a church gathering. Mr. Prince-maintains an open-door policy at the but isn't the sociable administrator Mr. Buchanan was. Page Commander wants to instill pride 3rd woman is highest-ranking mid MMsMpnuMi xst CteMAmy Morrison lathe new brigade at the Naval y t TftO third woman to noU tho post of Morriaon eervw ByBRADLEYPENISTON StaffWriter On a recent sunny day at the Naval Midshipman 1st Class Amy Morrison sat on the Yard and watched dozens of crisply dressed mids stream from their classrooms. It reminded the Ellicott City native of her first trip to the academy as an impressionable with one difference. even better from the she said. the 21-year-old midshipman wears the six gold stripes of the highest-ranking midshipman at the academy. she hasn't lost the pure love for the place she felt at first sight. The third woman to achieve the post of brigade Midshipman Morrison said she would consider her one-semester tenure a success if she could get every member of the brigade to share her feelings about the acad- emy. so much good about this she said. Although the 1992 engi- neering cheating scandal left many mids feeling beaten there's a new pride in the school and in the sports teams that she wants to encour- she said. Al toad of the Midshipman Morrison is the primary link between the midshipmen and the officers who lead the academy. She also leads the brigade during public from running daily noontime forma- tions to introducing Forrestal Lecture speakers. Midshipman Morrison fields many questions about the reactions of the largely male brigade to a woman at the top of the midshipman chain of com- but she said she's treated no differently than any other brigade com- mander. you come to the .you sit in your first class and look around and see one or two other women. But after four they just treat you as one of she said. lot depends on how you act but you just have to give your best at every- thing you she is able to bring to the attention of the top brass issues that concern many women at the like fatty meals or fli-fltting uniforms. It's a job that takes most of the hours she doesn't spend in on the lacrosse or out running. don't start my academics until 9 or 930 at and Oat's hard because Fm a food student. But I'm here for the brigade right she said. Page with an infrared sensor checked the area for any indication of a body. Ms. Keefer's husband told detectives that his wife left their home around midnight on July 28 to go to work She was employed as an administra- tive secretary at the Crofton Convales- cent Center on Route 424. Employees didn't report her missing because her work schedule was flex' ible. thought she had changed her said Sgt. Charles Blevins of county who supervised the missing persons investigation. State troopers noted her abandoned Toyota on 1-97 at 3 a.m. Sunday morn- ing. The car was on the shoulder of the northbound a quarter-mile from Quarterfield Road. The which had suffered a flat was pointed away from both her a half-mile and her work- which was farther south. At a.m. Ms. Keefer's parents called Mr. saying they had seen her car on 1-97. He retrieved Glendening holding firm on crab season Rules may take effect Friday ByJOHNKEILMAN StaffWriter Gov. Parris N. Glendening said yes- terday-he wUl art die crab despite earlier signs that state officials might be willing to compromise. sticking with original very he said yesterday. Mr. Glendening has proposed halting crabbing on Wednesdays and Sundays and ending this year's season Nov. a month and a half earlier than normal. Next the season would end .Oct. and one day a week would be off- If approved by a General Assembly committee the restrictions take effect Friday. first Sunday to be affected would be a week from tomorrow. John secretary of the Depart- ment of Natural seemed to suggest Thursday that there was wig- gle room in the governor's plan. been talking to the watermen and studying their alternative he said. getting closer to a solution that would make a dent in the crab problem and be more acceptable to the people who make a living harvesting DNR spokesman Michael O'Brien wouldn't talk about that possible solu- tion yesterday. Asked if the DNR would consider lengthening the season or putting time back in during the he replied only that the agency was committed to its targets. The goals are to reduce the female harvest by 20 tmUMUt 1Mb year- aha 40' next year. There might be to the but as far as the DNR is the crab ban starts next he said. Officials say the restrictions are needed to stop a drastic decrease in the number of mature female crabs in the bay. Winter surveys show a 47 percent decline over the past five years. DNR scientists blame the drop on overfishing. In a year in which harvests have come watermen aren't happy about losing any time in their boats. But some this week said they would meet Mr. Glendening halfway. A group that met Tuesday at the Queenstown Moose Lodge decided they would gladly give up Sundays if they could keep Wednesdays. A ban on a weekend day would particularly affect recreational crab- whom many watermen say are the real reason for declining the waterman has to everyone ought to said John a Kent Island fisherman who was at the meeting. One crabber unloading his day's haul at a Kent Narrows dock didn't care about Sundays most waterman don't go out that he said. But he Page Route 50 It's finally over By THERESA WINSLOW StaffWriter Commuters are road crews are relieved and even police are pleased. It's all because construction on the 8.6-mile stretch of Route SO from Annapolis to Bowie is about to completed. excited about Route 50 being said Scott Simp- manager of BWA Courier in less hassles for The bulk of the massive highway project was finished last summer. But the State Highway Administra- tion and a local contractor returned this summer to lay a final coat of once again instituting lane closures. All that remains is for crews to put in about pavement reflec- tors and do a little touch-up on die lane said Joe SHA INSIDE Arundel Calendar............. AS 07 Police C7 Report..... Crossword...........017 Sports....... Editorials............. AS Television.. A4 Tides......... CtaMHM....................268-7000 Bi Movies................ B4 dfCOtatlOfl............'......2684800 obituaries AS From 327-1883 of The Capfttf are printed each day on recycled paper. The newspaper alto to recyclable.