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Corbin Times Tribune (Newspaper) - April 5, 1990, Corbin, Kentucky Thursday Agni 5,1990 to plight mostly Cloudy Low 40s 1 Friday mostly Cloudy High 60s Complete weather inside Union play has Good acting see Page 1b_american league East preview see sports serving the Tri counties of Whitley Laurel and Knox county by. A mob Cumberland Falls a Ribu a 18 pages today vol. 96, no. 79 Corbin Kentucky 35 per copy nor May keep local Plant open by Ann rockers staff writer nor officials said wednesday it will keep the Corbin Plant open if the local Union accepts the new two year contract offer. Bob Kinzig director of personnel resources of nor business forms division and United Auto workers local 2023 issued a joint statement on the meeting. Kinzig said no details concerning the meeting negotiations or the agreement would be released until the Union votes on the contract. He said that vote could possibly come by this weekend. If the Union chooses to ratify the contract Kinzig said the company will withdraw its notice of Plant closing As was announced monday. When asked if the Plant closing was an incentive for the Union to accept the contract Kinzig declined comment. According to Kinzig both bar Psi Inlang teams agreed to make no comment on the details of the meeting in Lexington until after contract ratification. A after ratification we will be Able to make a comment Quot Kinzig said. Union president Kirby Hall said the meeting lasted approx Matley eight hours. Nor and local 2023 had bargained unsuccessfully since Janua by for a new contract at the business forms factory. The dispute entered on Job duties wages Sand Senor Ify issues. Workers have been without a contract since negotiations ended in mid february. Union members will continue to protest the lockout until an agreement is reached on the contract. Hall said. He declined further comment. The disc Ute Between management and employees began in february and came to a head monday when nor announced its intention to close the Corbin Plant in 60 Days. Fun Zig said the proposed closing was due to an excess in Plant capacity within its business forms division. Closing the Plant would affect approximately 115 employees. 87 of which Are Union members. The 30 office and management workers could be transferred company officials said. The 60-Day notice and Union meeting Are required by the Federal worker adjustment and retraining notlfic.5ition act. The Law requires companies to give 60 Days notice to City officials and employees of an intended Plant closing. Photos by Rodney Margison woman killed in Accident a Corbin woman died in a traffic Accident at 2 45 . Wednesday at the intersection of . Highway 25 and . Highway 25e. Kentucky state police identified the victim As Jan Rose Elam 73, of route 6, Corbin. Police said she apparently died after receiving neck injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Laurel county Coroner de Bowling. Police said is. Elam a car apparently ran a red Light at the intersection and was struck by a vehicle driven by Rachael e. Harris 42, of Lily. The Impact caused is. Elam a vehicle to flip on its Side and hit a car stopped at the traffic Light said police. The Driver of the third vehicle was Donna j. Lair 28, of London who Wasny to injured. Police said is. Harris received head and neck injuries. Four passengers in the Harris vehicle Tammy Medley 25, and her three children Ashley 5 months Jeremy 4, and Megan 2, were treated at Baptist regional medical Center and released. Lottery sales stay up in Tri counties by Piper Plummer staff writer the lottery celebrated its first birthday wednesday without recording a heavy decline in sales at local businesses. A after the beginning Boom when the lottery was new sales levelled off. But not far below the Boom numbers Quot said convenient #424 assistant manager Tim Scalf. Kenny Gilmore manager at another convenient store said his sales had stayed a pretty steady Quot since the first Boom. A when the lottery first started everyone played but since then things have levelled off Quot he said. Some businesses have actually seen an increase in sales Over the past year. A my sales Haven to declined. They be done just the opposite. I be seen an increase Here Quot said convenient #443 manager Jeff Farmer. Manl Mart manager Dewey Harris said he had Only been at the location for five months but had seen an increase in sales during that time. Some managers said with the introduction of new games comes higher sales. A when the new games Start everyone gives it a shot Quot said Farmer. Others said there realer Hsiun t been a not Cable Dlf Terernce. A we really done to see an increase in sales because of a new game Quot Scalf said. Although sales have increased at some stores the increase Isnit because people living in dec Cilmi Cally deprived districts Are b using More tickets. When gov. Wallace Wilkinson proposed the lottery Many Felt people living in these areas would spend their Money on tickets instead of necessities. According to lottery official Larry Newby sales Arentt Hughei in poorer districts As the Oppositi on had feared. A Eastern Kentucky which has a lower economic base than say Lexington or Louisville has lower per capita sales Quot Newby sheild. In Chetri counties Laurel has the highest sales per capita at $78. Knox county with $47, had the lowest. Whitley county a average is $53, according to Newby. A a Utley and Laurel counties Are different from most because they Are located on interstate 75. This creates a boost in sales because travellers will Stop and continued to Page 2 Union Breaks ground for cafeteria police suspect link in business break ins by Susan Phelps London Biu eau London City police believe the recent rash of break ins of local businesses May be linked. Detective Bill Justuce said police have a suspect in custody but because of the ongoing i Vestiga Uon the Many a name is being withheld. He said however charges Are pending against the Laurel county Man who was captured by police following a foot Chase near downtown London this morning. Police were notified by a passerby that Glass was broken out of the front door of North London Shell food Mart on main Street. Justice said the Man was apprehended after police were alerted at 2 57 . When police arrived officers saw a Man run behind the station and get into a car. He said. Police combed the area and discovered the abandoned car filled with a variety of merchandise. Kentucky state police a special canine unit was called to the scene to track the Man. He was found hiding in Brush in a Field near the station according to Justice police said several thousand dollars Worth of merchandise. Including tobacco products and food were reported missing from the station. Justice said lottery tickets Matching those reported stolen from another service station were found inside the vehicle. Lottery tickets were among items taken from London Gulf and Manl grocery located on the Kentucky 192-bypass, wednesday he said. Police said the break in happened sometime after Midnight and was reported at 7 20 . The burglar apparently entered the East Side of the building by breaking out a Glass door said Pouce. According to the police report filed by capt. Buddy Cochrane. $8,319 in Cash and merchandise were taken. Assisting Ira the investigation were sgt. Alonzo Hicks. Officer is Ter Vanhook. Laurel county sheriffs Deputy a Felts and Asp troop it ers Alan Lewis Steve Walker and Charlie Loomis. By Deborah Campbell staff writer ground will be broken Friday at Union College fora $1.8 million cafeteria Donl Mighall to be built As an addition to the existing Stu Dent Center. Construction will begin n in Early summer and should be Complete in nine months to a year according to Union College i it resident Jack c. Phillips. A a we re very excited about this. We be been in the present Structure for 75 years Quot said Phillips plans for the two Story. 10,892 Square foot building include a lower level cafeteria with seating for 300 As Well As a number of special dining rooms on the second level. An elevator will connect the two. An overflow seating area will be available in the present building. A contract should be awarded within the next two weeks according to Phillips. Those participating in the 4 . Ceremony include Phillips or. Erland p. Stevens or. Chairman of the Union College Board of trustees Rev. Or. Raymond w. Gibson jr., minister of the Lynn Ltd United methodist Church in Maysville Rev. Philli Connley mayor of Barbourville Rev. Or. Jerry Allen Smith minister of Beech Mont United methodist Church in Louisville and Donald b. Kurfees of Kurfees paint co. In Louisville. The ceremony will be held out Side in the area adjacent to the student Center. After completion the new cafeteria will free 9,000 Square feet of space in the present dining Hall for use As classrooms and offices. The additional space is needed due to record enrolment figures in recent years Phillips said. in 6b in 6b 5-6b 4b 4 or. Peter 7 in obituaries a a a a a a a a a Page 2 people in the 2b am 4 9 spot 8-9 2b today in 4 beside Mtchett Janrose Elam Amanda Mckeehan Morris Jackson. Lucille Siler see Page 2. Berry s world a i think they re doing the a lambada a or is it the �?~libido7�?� news cat currently 1,040 students Are enrolled at Union. A student teacher ratio of 14 1 is maintained at the school. A that s How we compete Quot with larger universities. Phillips explained. A Many who go to larger schools find the impersonal Patlon is not what they want. They can come Back to Union and get the individual attention they want Quot he said. There Are plans to improve other Campus buildings. The student Center will be renovated along with the dining Hall. Union is renovating the football Field and building new softball and baseball Fields too. The soldiers and sailors building. Built in 1917, will be renovated As Well. A a i hat building had the first indoor swimming Pool in Southeastern Kentucky. It must have been Beautiful in those said Phillips. Although the swimming Pool will not be reopened. Intramural will be played there when renovations Are Complete. A eventually we want to build a Fine arts building and a building for our school of business. After that i la said Phillips with a laugh. Knox Man arraigned on robbery charge a Knox county Man charged with fumed robbery of Kentucky utilities co. In plane Ville will be arraigned today in Bell county. According to pm Neville City police Charles Gabe Gist 33. Of Bumble was charged with first degree armed robbery tuesday. Samantha f. Walker 18, of Woodbine was charged with complicity to commit armed robbery. She allegedly drove the Auto from Kun after the robbery but was stopped by Kentucky state police and the Knox county sheriffs department in Gray according to police chief Steve Greene. Officers were Able to assist because of eyewitness descriptions of the Black Pontiac trans am As it left pm Neville City limits according to Greene. Gist was lodged in the Knox county jail where he was charged additionally with theft by deception and criminal mischief. Both Are now lodged in the Bell county jail on $10, x 0 Cash Bond. The Kun robbery occurred at 2 45 . Tuesday when a Man came in carrying a .32-Callber pistol before a amp no off with an unreleased amount of Cash. The Money and the pistol were recovered when the two were arrested Greene said. Police chips Fate to be announced tonight the Fate of Corbin police chief Carson Mullins will be announced tonight Corbin City commission will meet at 6 30 . To make a decision on charges brought against Mullins by four subordinates. Mullins can either be reinstated without action reprimanded. Suspended for any length of time up to six months demoted or dismissed. If Mullins is not satisfied with the decision he May Appeal the judgment to the circuit court. Civil trial set for Man who struck child a civil Case concerning a traffic Accident in which a 7-year-old Corbin child died is set for trial sept. 11 in Laurel county circuit court. Lisa Renee Goodin Davis Mother of Scotty Edward Goodin. Filed suit in february 1989 against William j. Bowman of Corbin mrs. Davis son died Jan. 18, 1989, from injuries he received after being struck by a car driven by Bowman according to court records. In the suit mrs. Davis claims the Driver was negligent. She asks for an amount to be set by the court and a trial by july. According to the suit the child was waiting for his school bus at 7 20 . Jan 17. 1989, when the incident occurred. In a suit filed this week in Laurel county circuit court mrs. Davis is named a lawsuit filed by her insurance company. The company has filed suit asking for a decision on who is financially responsible to pay a the company Towi Tiuis insurance company or the Laurel county Board of education which owned the school bus. Arrests Are expected in London Auto theft arrests Are expected soon in connection with the theft of a vehicle from a London residence wednesday. Kent culty state police trooper Shane Mahan is investigating the theft of a 1980 Chevrolet Blazer irom Don Adams residence located six Miles West of London on Kentucky 1956. He said the Blue and White vehicle apparently was stolen from the driveway at about 4 . Litiere Are suspects in the Case he said

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