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Brownfield News (Newspaper) - April 4, 1990, Brownfield, Texas i Ahi no i Letiff to toss Rorty no pm to. 79903 / wednesday s 18 pages plus supplements Brownfield news 35e uses 067-880 volume 85, no. 26 Advance through the 9q believe in of . Mcclain seat belts save couple in Roll Over department of Public safety officials credit Seal belts for playing a Large part in preventing serious injury in a one vehicle rollover one mile South of Meadow Friday afternoon. Neither Driver Susan Sanchez nor her husband Anthony who was a passenger in the vehicle suffered major injuries in the 1 45 . Accident. Both Are 24 and from Elpaso. She was driving a 1987 Toyota South on us 62. Near the intersection of pm 211, she noticed a dump truck parked at a Slop sign. Sanchez saw the vehicle pull from the sign to the West. She anticipated the truck going across the median to the other Side of the Highway and took evasive action to the right. The Sanchez vehicle then veered off the Road and overturned. The dump truck was t involved As it did come to a full Stop at the median to let the Sanchez vehicle by. Both Sanchez were taken to Brownfield regional medical Center and were later a closed. Or. Sanchez had a Cut on his right while mrs. Sanchez mentioned a problem with her neck. Dps sergeant major Lamar Beckworth explained Why the seat belts played such an important part. Quot when a car turns Over the doors have a tendency to come open or the windows come out Quot Beck see two paper 1 n Ink by Lynn Brisendine if people profit from mistakes the future looks great. So the legislature is Back in Austin and working hard at reforming school finance. It is the second special session to tackle the Tough problem and according to some knowledgeable sources it May not be the last special session. Part of the dilemma is governor Bill Clements. He continues to shout his opposition to any new tax Bill. He claims that enough Money to fix the Issue is already in Austin and he is Adamant that these funds will handle the problem. This stance will make him a hero to the conservative types who go into a state of Rigours whenever the to word is mentioned. While the gov is ranting on about no new taxes the Senate has passed a measure calling for Over is billion new dollars and the House is asking for a puny sum of around half that Price. Some continue to lean on the idea of a lottery to fund education. Others Are looking at an additional sales tax and More than a few continue to spout the once unmentionable income tax As the answer. But not the gov. He stands firmly on his no new tax pledge. His stance is rooted in. Find the excess funds you can and then the rest of the problem will simply disappear. Well at least it will leave Austin because the rest of the funds to fix the problem will be found in the local districts. Its simple and it s been done just recently by this same no new tax gov. Quot let the local school districts raise their but then there remains another tactic that the leaders in Austin can manipulate. They can pass the Type of Bill that both bodies can agree to and then override the govt a veto. Of course this action could have political repercussions but then so could the Send it Back to die local folks attitude now prevalent. One Good thing of gov can Only Call eight More special sessions april 4, 1990 Absentee balloting in off continues donates Check the Brownfield Garden club donated a $624 Check to defray costs incurred by the Parks department in building a Bridge at Gillham Pond. Park superintendent Truman Dubose indicated his plans of installing lights a crosswalk and a jogging path at the recreation area. Pictured arc left to right Freddie i Arris and Kathleen Darwin of the Garden club county judge Herb Chesshir Esther Ruth Henson of the Garden club mayor Jack Cargill City manager Dick Fletcher and Dubose. Photo by Janna Forbes Brownfield chosen As Merail Headquarters Absentee ballots for Terry county s primary off elections can be cast through this Friday at the county clerk s office. Elections Are slated from 7 .-7 . Tuesday. April to. On the local level attention is focused on a quartet of county races involving democratic candidates. Doug Ryum and James Martin will face off for county judge Frances Hyman and Bess Nelson will compete for District clerk Gladys Swain and a Bobbye to Mcclure Are in the running for county treasurer while Homer Parker and Frances Hansard w ill vie for Justice of the peace. There will be a single Republican Box at City Hall on april to. The democratic polling places Are As follow s Box i colonial Heights elementary. Box 2--Schooi administration building. Box 3-county judge s office. Box 4-Countv clerk s office. Box 5-vfw Hall. Box 6--Enoch Stewart party House. Box 7--Union school. Box 8-Meadow school. Box 9--Pool Gin. Box Ion Wellman school. Box 11�?tokio Baptist Church. Box 12�?Church of god at Hester and Howell. Brownfield is the new Home of a Railroad company and Brownfield has been chosen As a site for a future rail car rebuilding facility. Merail officials have selected Brownfield As its Headquarters for its recent acquisition of three rail spurs formerly considered part of the Quot Lubbock Cluster. A news reporter contacted Bruce h. Borland chairman of the Board of Merail and Tempco a rail car leasing firm in Chicago Iii. Borland told the news that service on the tracks w Ould begin immediately. When asked when the company would begin operations Borland said Quot we Are running a train Down there today tuesday Quot he went on to a that officials of the company were already in Brownfield and preparations were being made to lease office space and install equipment. Quot we should have bid sets registration for pre kindergarten classes Brownfield Public schools is offering a prekindergarten program for some four year Olds and a kindergarten program for All five year Olds. To assist in planning for the 1990-91 school year parents Are asked to Register pre kindergarten and kindergarten students from 5-7 . Tuesday april to. If parents find it impossible to Register their child on that Date they Are asked to Contact Fred Cawthon for kindergarten registration at 637-4282, or Dale sides for four year old registration at 637-2591. Kindergarten children must be five years old on or before sept. I. Parents May Register kindergarten pupils by coming to the colonial Heights cafeteria at Hoo e. Rep to from 5-7 . Tuesday april to. A birth certificate and immunization record Are not necessary for registration but will be required for enrolment in August. A full Day kindergarten program is offered to All pupils. Parents Are urged to enrol their child on this Date to enable the school District to make plans for the coming year. Pupils presently enrolled in prekindergarten 1989-90 have already been registered for the 1990-91 school year and parents need not come to the school to Register. Pre kindergarten children must be four years old on or before sept. I. Registration for pre kindergarten and head Start will be from 5-7 . Tuesday april to at the administration building 601 Tahoka re. Registration May not be made by Telephone. Parents must bring a birth certificate and an up to Date immunization record of the child. Also the parents must provide a verification of income. This May be in the form of a copy of the 1990 income tax return payroll Check stub a written statement of income by their employer or a letter from the department of human resources. A child must qualify for the free or reduced rate lunch program or be a non English speaker. Parents will not be allowed to see two news briefs see two a project graduation planning session is slated for 7 . Monday april 9, in the Brownfield High school Little theater. Interested persons Are invited to attend. A Community musical is tentatively scheduled Fey the first two weekends in july. Terry county residents Are being sought to fill the cast. Try outs will be announced at a later Date for men women and children. Arrangements Are being made through the Brownfield chamber of Commerce. Lynda Billings and Harriet Flache Are project coordinators. Winners will Advance to the november general election where several will face the following Republican candidates county judge Sammy Jones county treasurer Frank l. Odem and Justice of the peace George Jameson. Hospital election set saturday elections arc slated this saturday at the county clerk s office to select three members of the Board of directors of Terr memorial Hospital District. A Brownfield regional medical Center spokeswoman indicated that approximately 150 ballots were cast during the recently concluded Absentee voting period. Five candidates have filed incumbent Lanny Webb Jimmy Jones Leon Pope Robert p. Gonzales and Ismeralda Rivera Garcia. Three seats Are up for Contention those of Lanny Webb and Lynn Halamicek w to chose to not again As Well As a vacant scat which had been held by Kerry Musick who resigned for business reasons several months ago. Six or Joyces working there by tins weekend. Quot Borland said. Borland also said that his company lacked Tho Cash to upgrade the tracks at this time. But he quickly added dial repairs and upgrades would be handled As soon As die company could arrange funds for that pure Rise. The news also asked if the company was willing to negotiate moving the tracks from die it route through Lubbock. Borland said he w As aware of the situation but had not seen the proposal. Quot i think they have sent that to Santa be. We will take a look at the paperwork and then proceed. A rail car service facility is also on the drawing boards for Brownfield. Quot it s something we arc seriously considering in die near future Quot Borland said. Quot it will employ around 25 Winkers when it is fully said. Borland also said that the head inside today. Specialists a3 news a4 a4 a6 a10, by 2, 7 amp 8 a8 amp 9 news announces Bozo colouring contest winners winners have been announced in the Quot color the Bozo Quot contest sponsored by Brownfield rotary club and in the Brownfield news. Winners can pick up tickets to the Carson and Barnes circus at the news office during regular office hours. Sixty six youngsters participated in the contest. Ages 4-5 Jenna Kay first and Krystal Vasqucz second. Ages 6-7 Ashli Moore first and Sally Lopez second. Ages 8-9 Linda Alvarado first and Brandon Locke second. Ages 10-12 Josh Mcpherson first and Kristy Martinez second. Placing third and also winning tickets Are be w Eagle so out Bond chairman of the Eagle court of Honor. At the Eagle court of Honor saturday pictured Are left to right Bond John Paul afternoon at the american legion Post John Carol Mcelveen his Mother and Sid Paul Mcelveen received the rank of Eagle Mcelveen his father and a member of the scout. Making the presentation was Alfred #774 troop committee. Michelle Guerra. Amy Wau som Erie Wauson Nate Bridges jarc6 Isa Colton Josh o Briant Michelle Castro Elizar Castro Suzanne Henson Virginia Navarro Eryn Moore Michelle Mala Jennifer Simpson and Michael Moya. Esmeralda 637-8266aaron Phelps Mollie Moore Brandi Fitzgerald Cynthia Moya Kelsey Duncan Briana Garza april Locke Kalec Nichols Melissa Coe 637-2479matthew Salazar Roger Rodriguez Jason Cunningham and Jonathan Williams. Nathan Shrimpton Jackie Salter Deborah Kay Jackson Mark Jackson Marcy Clark. Paul Shrimpton Courtney Sartain Nancy com Patio Derek Gilstrap Patrick Howard Richard Valdez Erica Hicks Tyler Hunter Jill Christman Tiffany Redding Jamie Estorga Cal Bridges 637-4746angela Evans and Raymond Orozco. Marina Orozco Albert o. Garibaldo Elisa Infante Leticia Infante Gilbert Garibaldo Laura Ontiveros Jessica Jackson Heather Carouth Genaro Garcia Rachel Garcia and Albert Cruz. City Council sets Agenda thursday the Brownfield City Council will be getting together for a regular meeting thursday at7 30 . In the Council Chambers. Two items arc listed for consideration. One of these is acquit Simon of Alley right of Way adjacent to Block 16 in in Gillham Powell addition. Tile other is a request for the Republican party to use City Hall for its Runoff election april to

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