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Big Spring Herald (Newspaper) - May 11, 1990, Big Spring, Texas Big Spring Friday area weather fair to partly Cloudy tonight. Mostly fair saturday. Low tonight in the 50s. High saturday in the 80s. The High yesterday was 70, the Low was 52.at the Crossroads of West Texas a us Ltd a a glimpse of what a to come big Spring a the kindergarten Center hosted their annual kindergarten preview for area youngsters who will be enrolling at the school next year. The preview was to show the children the facility let them get acquainted with the faculty and give them Herald photos by Tim Appel an idea of what to expect next year. To youths and their parents sit in the cafe Ter to listen to speeches and watch a Slit show above. At right teacher Barbal Ball introduces herself to Samantha he Rera who came in to tour the classroom. On the side18 pages 2 sections vol. 62 no. 293 May la 1990 35< newsstand a 25c Home delivered big Spring a Derrill Pope holds one of the beams up to his partner As they work on the construction of the Blue Bell creameries office building. Related photo on Page 10-a. Scid teacher one of the bes Bush sets sights on Mission to Mars Blue Bell by Debbie Lincecum staff writer 1 a big Spring College professor has been picked As one of to outstanding educators in the state. Beatrice Burke. English professor and chairperson of the humanities and Fine arts division at Southwest collegiate Institute for the deaf was chosen As a 1990 Piper professor. Ten College educators Are named each year by the Minnie Stevens Piper foundation As High achievers in the education Field Burke who is deaf was honoured for her contributions to the Field of deaf education according to a letter from Piper foundation officials. Speaking through an interpreter. Burke said she was surprised and pleased with the Honor. Quot when scid administrator it Hon Brasel approached me about submission of my name last fall honestly i did t expect to be considered for it. I knew it was difficult to win such a great Honor Quot i forgot All about it and when the letter came i had to read it two or three times. I was stunned to say the least i feel honoured to be recognized for my contribution to the Field of deaf education Quot Burke supported her husband or. Douglas Burke in the founding of scid in 1980. She said she began As coordinator of learning assistance programs a position she held for seven years after or burkes death in 1988. Burke continued her work at the College a a one of my greatest contributions is the fact that i was my husbands a silent partner so to speak when he decided to establish scid. She said Quot along with my husband. I made it possible for a lot of students to achieve their goals Quot a a in a thankful to god that i was Given the Opportunity to help How Many people have that kind Herald photo by Tim Appel big Spring a Beatrice Burke English professor at scid has been chosen As one of the to outstanding educators in the state. She will receive the Minnie Stevens Piper foundation award at the Howard College and scid graduation ceremony tonight. Of Opportunity a Burke said she is working on a project now to expand and develop instructional literature material for the deaf. The ultimate goal she said is to standardize sign language symbols for select literary terms she said she is very determined to get that project published and in use for deaf students. That will be one of her most important contributions. She said but Quot my greatest personal achievement is my three Beautiful children a Burke was honoured at scid award ceremonies today and will be presented with the Piper award at tonight s graduation ceremonies a and so i am pleased to return to Texas today to announce a new age of exploration with not Only a goal but also a timetable. I believe that before Apollo celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Landing on the Moon the american Flag should be planted on by Rita Beamish associated press writer Kingsville it apr president Bush heralding a Quot new age of exploration Quot said today he believes the United states will Send astronauts to Mars in 30 years. Bush had previously announced he would Send a manned Mission to Mars but the commencement speech at the Texas agricultural and Industrial University marked the first time he gave a time goal. In the first of a series of graduation speeches this weekend. Bush turned attention to his space program. Leaving behind a capital in an uproar Over taxes and budget negotiations. Quot thirty years ago. Nasa was founded and the space race began. And 30 years from now i believe Man will stand on another said Bush. Quot and so i am pleased to return to Texas today to announce a new age of exploration with not Only a goal but also a he said. Quot i believe that before Apollo celebrates the 50th anniversary of its Landing on the Moon the american Flag should be planted on in a speech highlighting space As part of America s heritage of Progress. Bush said. Quot it s time to open up the final Frontier. There can be no turning Back. America s space program is what civilization needs to begin this journey to perfect the commitment to go further he said. Quot each time we go to the Frontier and beyond we bring Back More than we hoped for. This time we have a Chance to bring Back More than we can Bush declared that the july 20. 1969. Landing of Apollo la As the first manned spacecraft on the Moon Quot showed we could meet our commitments to ourselves and to the world proof that democracy could Triumph As decisively in peace As it had in Bush said that his space plans. Which include reviving the Moon program and having an operational space station by the end of this Century Quot will help rekindle Public interest in science and mathematics and revitalize an area of our education system that has become disturbingly weak. Quot it will Quot revolutionize everything from computers to communication. From Medicine to metals regaining and retaining americans High tech competitive Edge Quot he said. The president also is commencement speaker saturday at the University of South Carolina in Columbia and Liberty University in Lynchburg. A. Building to get new lease on life by Ruth Cochran City editor big Spring a it w ill take some fast trading but when big Spring main Street inc., finishes with its Swap fest another vacant downtown building will become a viable business. Southwestern Bell Telephone has announced plans to Transfer the deed on one of its office buildings to big Spring main Street. Inc. The main Street group in turn will deed the building to a third party a a group they plan to announce during a May 18 press conference. Johnnie Lou Avery a main Street inc., Board member said the gift is important to the group s efforts to revitalize the downtown area. When big Spring main Street Turnes Over the building to the unnamed third party downtown will receive a tremendous boost she said. Quot southwestern Bell is giving it to Avery said. Quot we can do. In turn whatever we want to do with a Bell building Page 10-a Chie focuses on the child a needs rights by Erin Blair staff writer big Spring c w. Jordy worries about the children of divorce. As a divorced father and president of the big Spring chapter of Urie a children a rights through informed education he s become involved in the fight to change legislation concerning visitation child support and custody Laws. Quot Orie is not pro Man or pro woman but Jordy said. A Ocrie is not pro Man or pro woman but pro child a Jordy said. A the child is the one who gets Hurt and stays Hurt in a divorce and has to live with it. Children of divorce Are used like pawns Between two supposedly mature adults. We have to make sure their rights Are Quot the child is the one who gets Hurt and stays Hurt in a divorce and has to live with it. Children of divorce Are used like pawns Between two supposedly mature adults. We have to make sure their rights Are to that end he a spreading information about the Standard Possession ordinance a state Law passed on fathers Day 1989 that sets specific guidelines for when noncustodial parents can visit their children in certain circumstances and what percent of income should go to child support. Quot its quite an extensive Bill. It covers children three and under children Over too Miles away from a Parent the main thing is it s Jordy said Quot it enforces stability and Structure and makes parents accept responsibility for the he gave an example from his own life to illustrate the advantages of the Law. His seven Vear old son lives in new York with his Mother. When Jordy wanted his son to visit him in big Spring he had to Fly to new York rent a car. Pick him up from his Mother s House and Fly the two of them Back to Texas. At the end of the visit the whole time consuming expensive process had to be repeated. Quot this Law says that my costs can be deducted from child support or that the schedule can be set up so that my sex wife comes and gets him at the end of the visit a Jordy said. Quot done to get me wrong i d spend $10,000 to visit with my son but this is More Jordy wants the Howard county courthouse to Post a copy of the Standard Possession ordinance on the first floor bulletin Board and outside the District courtroom where custody cases Are heard As the Law mandated. District judge Robert Moore Iii said the ordinance was posted on his inter office bulletin Board but not in Public. He said head try to get a bulletin Board installed outside the District courtroom and tack up the ordinance As soon As possible. Moore approves of the changes in the family code the Law created and said he has used the Standard Possession ordinance in All the custody hearings he a held since he took office in March. Quot i suspect it sets out More than parties normally agreed to or courts normally were giving a Moore said. Quot it assures fairness a Quot frankly judges love this. They done to have to sit Down and Rassle with each Point. Its a mechanical a Crie Page 10-a Castillo death not ruled an Accident Odessa a the death of Gloria Castillo has not been ruled an Accident a District attorney s office prosecutor said today. An Ector county judge said he thinks the death was a homicide. Ector county prosecutor Michael Griffin said the grand jury did not declare the death an Accident in its monday ruling. An autopsy report released by Justice of the peace j e. Presley confirms that the cause of death was strangulation. Caused by a rope found tied around her neck when the body was recovered May 21. Presley said his opinion is that Gloria did not die accidentally. But that the grand jury ruling seemed to Point to such a conclusion. Quot i still think it was a homicide but i have to file whatever they the grand jury Presley said. The court indicted the parents and a Friend for giving false information in the Case and abuse of a Corpse for apparently moving the body. The Lack of True information has created a confusing Case for Law officials. Presley said. The Case is still under investigation by Ector county sheriff s department officials. The eight year old a body was found in a Field near her Home after she was reported missing by her Mother april 14. March of dimes w Alk is saturday big Spring the big Spring March of dimes walk America begins at 9 saturday at the old settler s Pavilion in Comanche Trail Park the walk is mainly comprised cd teams of walkers from local businesses and civic clubs. The purpose is to raise Money to fight birth defects. With More than 250.000 babies born each year with birth defects it is critical to provide Money for education and research projects. There will be Many awards and prizes Given away and 7-eleven will provide soft drinks and hot dogs to the walkers. Former March of dimes poster child Becky Walker will serve As honorary chairman and she will be helping with the events of the Day any company or club wishing to participate May Contact March of dimes co chairpersons Jackie Olson at 267-8561 and Emma Bogard at 263-8311

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