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Corbin Times Tribune (Newspaper) - March 17, 1990, Corbin, Kentucky Weekend March Nix 1990 braves Ernest both ugly Page 4 Mam tonight rain Low 30 sunday rain High 60 Ketus a school of the Day Page 6 Complete weather inside Missouri upset in Mcaa sports serving the trl counties of Whitley Laurel and Knox county by. Church news see Page 7 20 pages today vol. 97, no. 64 Corbin Kentucky 35 per copy39 amendments tacked onto education Bill Frankfort by. A the Bill to install a new Public school system in Kentucky was loaded with 39 amendments in its first legislative committee but backers said most changes were superficial. The 907-Page Bill now goes to the House appropriations and Revenue committee which will attach the taxes to pay for it. Gov. Wallace Wilkinson has proposed a $1.15 billion tax increase for schools and other needs. It took two Days for the House education committee to tack on its amendments but Quot nothing really seriously damaged the Bill Quot chairman Roger Noe. A Harlan said Friday. A to so Happy we got this out a said a beaming rep. Kenny rapier one of the Bill a sponsors and its fiercest defender during hearings where tempers sometimes flared. But rapier who As majority whip is the democrats chief vote counter turned quickly to the task of rounding up support. A we need to step Back mend some fences Quot said rapier of Bardstown. Itie Bill would rewrite state Law on the funding governing and operation of Kentucky a schools. The Kentucky supreme court declared the system unconstitutional and ordered the general Assembly to replace it. The court said the system was inequitable because the Quality of education varied according to the wealth or Jagt Verty of individual districts. Children should have equal Access to an education that would make them competent in a Range of disciplines the court said. Those who wrote the legislation say it would create a school system designed to help All students succeed whatever their needs. Basic to the new system would be the Freedom for individual schools to decide for themselves How Best to reach their goals. Quot we re changing a fundamental philosophy of moving educational control to the local communities a said rep. Jody Richards. A Bowling Green who was also a co sponsor of House Bill 940. Richards rapier and Noe staved off amendments would have mandated some special curriculum requirements. The committee made an important change thursday night by deleting a requirement for at Large school Board elections. It also weakened an anti nepotism Section that was intended to disqualify school Board members with relatives employed by the school system. The latter was changed to exempt incumbent Board members elected after their relatives were hired. Noe said he had considered at Large elections crucial to improving the Quality of local boards. Under the amendment Board members would continue running from divisions of a District. With their control of school hiring Board members in Many counties become patronage chiefs. Noe said. The committee on Friday Defeated an attempt to delete the Bill a provision for a alternative certification Quot of teachers. It would mean schools could hire people with degrees in Fields other than education As teachers. The attempted amendment prompted a Sharp Exchange Between rapier and rep. Harry Moberly who wrote it. Rapier called it a protectionism for some special interest groups Quot a an apparent reference to Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond. Moberly a Hometown where Many teachers get their education degrees. Quot tit at san easy thing to say when you done to have any other argument on the Moberly said. He added he was Quot not going to be intimidated on this Quot but the amendment was voted Down. Center helps rape victims Cope by Susan Phelps London Bureau its defined As a an outrageous violation Quot by websters dictionary. A people think rape or sexual assault is a sex said Lois Faulkner. A a it a really a crime of violence anger and rage with sex being the mrs. Faulkner is the program director of the Cumberland River rape crisis Center which has 11 offices in eight counties including Whitley Laurel and Knox. Since the centers opening in september the number of victims served has average 150. A we Are Only seeing a Small portion. In a sure.,�?� she said. Quot there is a tremendous need for the program. I feel we re seeing a Small percentage of those people needing victims Range from children to senior citizens. Some adult victims Are now seeking help for acts of assault which happened to them As children. A the majority of rapes Are acquaintance rape and most of these Are Date rape Quot said mrs. Faulkner. Many rapes May go unreported because the victims ear they will not be believed she said. Some rapes Are never reported because victims May feel embarrassed afraid or that they will be blamed for the act. In some cases of acquaintance rape the victim May not report the attack in order to avoid hurting family members or those of the perpetrator said mrs. Faulkner. But the centers 11 offices have Well trained staff of professionals to help victims of sexual abuse. Confidentiality is also practice according to mrs. Faulkner. A simple Telephone Call can provide emergency counselling for the victim. As the victim seeks medical attention a staff member officials seek site for Opac by Susan Phelps London Bureau the search for a new senior citizens Center site in Laurel county is underway. Laurel county was one of six counties awarded a Grant in january for the construction of a new Center. There were 26 applications for the $1.5 million earmarked for new senior citizen centers across Kentucky. Laurel county a portion of $149,164 was intended for a 3,444 Square foot senior citizens Center proposed on Kentucky 1006 on property recently acquired by Cumberland Valley area development District Vadd. Vadd officials have offered to deed a parcel of land to the county for the Center. However in past few months opposition to relocating the Center from downtown London has caused some local officials to reconsider their decision. The present Laurel county older persons activity Center Oigt a is housed in the basement of the former City Hall building off Broad Street. Some of its Mem continued to Page 2 precautions to avoid assault special to the times to Thune there Are a number of safety precautions a person can take to Lessen the Chance of assault. To is Faulkner rape crisis centers program director said assaults including rape Are a Universal threat because they can happen to anyone at any time and at any place. She has prepared a guideline on general precautions a observe your environment and be Alert. A know your neighbourhood and neighbors. Look for Poten Ual danger and safety areas. Stores and other business places that Are opened late can serve As shelters. Take note of unlighted or Little travelled areas and avoid these areas when possible. A Trust your a a gut a feeling. If someone looks suspicious get to a Safe place and Call the police. It is better to be embarrassed than to be Hurt. A be familiar with your own limitations think about How you react under stress. A never Hitchhike and done to accept rides from strangers. A always Cany enough Money for an emergency phone Call or a taxi ride. A if you Are assaulted and see a weapon the first priority is to not get Hurt. Use Good judgment. There Are Alho proc Autton a person can take while at Home walking along the Street and getting inside or travelling in a car. These safety precautions Range from making your Home burglar proof to choosing Well lit streets for walking. Begins crisis intervention counselling at the Hospital. The Counselor explains what the victim will be going through both physically and emotionally. A the Counselor will help the victim emotionally through the rape exam a she said. Ongoing counselling services Are available. A if victims decide to prosecute we will help them through the Legal process a mrs. Fullmer said. This is by providing emotional support whether its through meeting with the state prosecutor preparing the victim emotionally for the trial or accompanying the victim to court. Other services available Are a individual counselling to help the victim Deal with fears and feelings. A counselling for couples to help the two Deal with fears anxieties and other emotions it works to re establish and reaffirm a couples relationship. A family counselling to help relatives find the Best ways to help the victim including restoring relations and communications. Mrs. Faulkner said support groups for victims Are also available. For emergency counselling a sexual abuse crisis Counselor can be Contact 8 . Until 4 . Monday through Friday at any of the Cumberland River comprehensive care centers. The numbers Are 528-7010, Corbin 549-1440, Williamsburg 864-2104, London and 546-3104, Barbourville. The services Are available 24-hours a Day. Call collect. 1-864-2104 during evenings and weekends. Net seat Sid walking photo by Rooney Margison Tri count ians found the past weeks weather Good enough to do some work outdoors. Arnold Stevens of Corbin worked Friday afternoon on a new sidewalk to be installed at Barbara Carnes Law office on Kentucky Street. Rain and colder Temperato res Are in the forecast for the next few Days. See Page 2 for More weather Abby a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 6 birthdays Page 6 Bridge Page 11 Church directory a a a a a a a a Page 8 class Sheds a a a a a a a a a a a a pages u-13 comics a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a Page 11 editorials a Ai 4 Lewis Grizzard 4 lifestyles a a aaa a aaa Kaaa Aaan a a Page 6 people in the news 3 William rusher a aah aaa Kaaa Page 4 scoreboard.���.��. Page 10 sports pages 9-10deaths Leonia Benge. Beatrice Calloway Edna Paul. Doris Shartzer May Bennett de Loris Jones Cora Mays. Mabeth Grant see Page 3. Berry s world South african population bar Chart political Bug bites Williamsburg native Bates spends time driving Mcconnell by Pamela Porter Washington Bureau Washington Twenty two year old Hunter Bates was fresh out of Eastern Kentucky University had a Job lined up in Frankfort and planned to attend Law school in the fall of 1989. Then the Bug bit him. The political Bug. That is. Now the Williamsburg native spends his time Chau Feuring sen. Mitch Mcconnell from one Campaign appearance to another. In addition to logging hundreds of Miles on the Road washing the Campaign car and keeping it filled with Gas. Bates performs a wide variety of other tasks assigned to the Junior staff assist emt on the Kentucky senators Campaign committee. Bates was a football and basketball Star at Williamsburg High school student body president at Eastern Kentucky University and a Baptist missionary. He has spent one summer As an intern in Mcconnell a Senate office and another As an intern in the White House. Despite that impressive resume. Bates said he was sceptical at first when offered the Job at Mcconnell a Louisville Campaign Headquarters. Taking the Job meant delaying Law school for at Hunter Bates works for Mcconnell least two years. A then i realized the Only educational Opportunity i was putting on hold was my formal education. If you be got something that May never come along again you might As Well take Bates said in a recent interview. A it was a super indeed the Kentucky Senate race is one of the most hotly contested in the nation this year and the Young Campaign Ster has been Able to rub elbows with top Republican Campaign strategists including Media consultant Roger Ailes and pm Llster Bob Teeter. A a it a a hectic Pace and it took a few weeks to get used to Bates said. His hard work apparently has paid off he recently was assigned to coordinate activities aimed at attracting Young voters to Mcconnell a re election Effort. A i guess that Ive carved a Niche for myself running the senators youth Campaign a Bates said. Relying on a network of student activists he met As the state chairman of the Baptist student Union and As the student body president at Eastern Kentucky University. Bates has arranged Mcconnell Campaign events at schools across the state. A i think the re going to be an important voting bloc. Its a segment of voters that a hard to reach Quot he said. Like a Veteran Politico. Bates demurred when asked whether he has visions of waging his own Campaign for Public office. A i certainly say no to that question. We All need goals Quot he said a if something like that happens then but Bates was Quick to note that Many political leaders broke into politics at the Bottom. A in 1984, Terry Carmack Mcconnell a current political issues director was in the same position that in a in now. Republican chairman Lee Atwater started out As a Driver for a senatorial Campaign in South Carolina Quot Bates said. Quot and Mitch Mcconnell had been the youth Campaign director for a Senate race 22 years ago Quot Brothers indicted in death of sister to Brothers were formally charged with the shooting death of their sister by a Laurel county grand jury. Ralph Vaughn. 41. Of Bimble and Chester Vaughn. 46, of Cannon were indicted Friday on murder charges for the feb. 21 shooting death of Fannie Vaughn. 57, of Corbin. Is. Vaughn a body was found about 9 . At her route 11 residence located in Laurel county. Police said the shooting apparently happened about six hours earlier. She had been shot several times with a .38-caliber pistol police reported earlier. The two Brothers were arrested at their separate residents about four hours after is. Vaughn a body was found. The Vaughns Are being held without Bond in the Laurel county of pit Bull attack returns Home a Whitley county child who was hospitalized after being attacked by a pit Bull dog has returned Home Linda Gilreath 8. Of Nevis Dale spent 16 Days in the Hospital and is now Home recuperating. Said attorney Warren Scoville of London. A she is not Able to return to school yet. Scoville was retained thursday by the child a family to represent her in any possible litigation. He said it was Uncer Tain at this time if any lawsuits would be filed. Miss Gilreath received wounds to her left and lacerations to her neck. She was taken to the jewish Hospital in i us Volle the girl was attacked by a neighbors pit Bull dog. Which apparently broke Loose from its rope according to earlier reports. The animal was killed by its owner and turned Over to the health department for examination. No charges have been filed in connection with the feb. 21 wreck civil trial set to begin monday a civil suit filed by two Stu dents injured in a bus wreck against a local school Board is scheduled to go to trial monday. Although its scheduled for 9 30 ., the trial May be delayed until the afternoon or rescheduled depending if a civil trial ends in Laurel county circuit court monday mom ing a court official said. Robert Joe Watts and John William Detherage filed suit against the Ivarel county Board of education bus Driver Enoch Ray Smith and tick Driver John b. Massey. The two Laurel county Stu dents were injured when they were passengers in the bus that collided with a Coal tick. The Accident sent More than 40 people to the Hospital on Jan. 12. 1989.no motive found for Friday shooting death no motive has been Stab fished in the Friday morning shooting death of a Man. According to Kentucky state police spokesman Gilbert Acciardo jr., Floyd d. Chad Well 40, of Cai Ille. Tenn. Was found shot to death at 7 30 . In far View 12 Miles South of Williamsburg on Ken Lucky 1804. Chadwell was discovered sitting in his car by a passerby. He had been shot several times in the head with a Small Cali Bur weapon Acciardo said. The shooting death is still under investigation by troop ers Colen Harrell James Hodge and the Whitley county Coroner Carl agrees to delay in vote fraud trial Manchester. By. Air a judge in Manchester on Fri Day announced another delay in the vote fraud trial of 16 Clay county residents

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