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Corbin Times Tribune (Newspaper) - May 31, 1986, Corbin, Kentucky Weekender making sausage Suttons doing it again see Page 4voiunteers.water�?Ts rising. Kentucky Talent Page 5 Page 6 Page 1b a x x xxx a serving the Tri counties of Whitney Laurei and Knox county by. Cumberland Falls May 31-Jun� 1,1986 16 pages today Voi. 93. No. 128 Corbin by. 25 per copy inside.,. Of Tirb dirt Burn today Abb Page so 6b so Bridge Page 6b claeelsedspage7b comics Page 6b 6b James Kilpatrick Page 4 sports pages 68 weather tvs ight will brine increasing cd tidiness with Widdy scattered thundershowers and Patchy dense fog dead i late. Low will be w to 65. So Rawest wind will be 5 to 10 Mph. The Diance of rain is 20 percent. Tri county deaths Henry Fields Carl Anderson Colburn Anderson Ovid Steward Denton Harville Esteuez Early John Bow a Folie Nannie Campbl. See Page two Berry s world 1 just remember it something i must put in our marriage contract. 18 killed 22 Hurt As bus careens in River Walker calf. Apr the Driver of a bus that careened at High so off a Mountain Road and 18 convirs a. The past three years Autho ties said. One person of the 41 people who had been aboard the bus remained missing today and five of the injured were in critical condition after the deadliest . Bus a Droit in nearly six years. The bus carrying residents of a Santa Monica retirement Home Back Fri a a Reno nev., Gam Bliku trip car Wied off . 396 and i aged into the Walker River about 90 Miles saudi East of Reno on Friday morning police said. Rescue teams fished bodies from the frigid racing River As far As 15 Miles downstream. Mono county sheriffs investigator John Daniels blamed the Accident on excessive Speed. Officials could not immediately say what the Speed limit was at the site of the crash but said the limit generally drops from 55 my to 35 Mph in twisting sections of the Road such As where the acid it occurred. Officials of starline is seeing Tours operator of the bus told the los Angeles times that the Driver Ernest a. Klimeck 48, had been leading Tours for the past year and had no priv accidents or traffic citations. Tour bus tragedy How eve the Sacramento Bee and the san Francisco chronicle reported today that Klimeck has been convicted of speeding four times in the past three years. In at least two of the cases Klimeck was driving a bus California Highway patrol spokesman Jack Valias said. The papers did not specify whether he was operating starline buses at the time. Authorities said they had not been Able to talk to Klimeck because he was seriously inured. He had not been charged in fridays crash. The bus bounced off a Fence ran off the Road and plunged Down a 15-foot embankment into the River apparently rolling two or three times before it hit the water. It came to rest upright with its rear ripped apart in a few feet of racing water. Valerie Webb said she was hurled into the aisle and saw her husband Buster tossed out a window As people fell on top of her. A the went out the window and i thought he was floating Down the River a she said. A it was horrible not know4i4 where he her husband later turned up among the 22 survivors All of whom were hospitalized. The Coroner a a offices in Bishop and Bridgeport said names of the deceased would not be released until relatives were notified probably sometime today. Police planned to use a helicopter this morning to search for the missing person said Mono county sheriffs sgt. Terry Padilla. Ann Kinney a . Forest service employee was the first at the scene. A one elderly woman was too cold and too old to hold on any longer and started floating out the window a said mrs. Kinney who is train As an emergency medical technician. She said she and a Highway patrolman a grabbed her by the hair and pulled her Back officers and volunteers searched the River for hours after the crash for bodies of victims that had floated away Fri a the scene. Authorities stretched a net across the River at one Point but some bodies already had passed in the rapidly moving water. T1� worst . Bus crash in recent years was on june 5, i960, when a tour bus carrying mostly senior citizens from Dallas to Branson mo., plunged into a 40-foot Ravine near Jasper Ai 13, ark., killing 20 people in memory the american legion auxiliary observed the traditional memorial Day Date Friday with cer Monlee at the Corbin Middle school students Laura Hacker and Stevri Robinson head Lonnie weds Var Taila Tundra ser and Anna Johnson raise the Amer Lucaa tag and place towers on a War memorial in front of the school. River fest activities will kick off june 6 a note to our readers effective june 1 the Corbin times Tribune will increase its monthly Home delivery Price from $5.20 to $5.60. Publisher general manager Charles f. Devane said the increase was necessary because of the increased Cost of raw materials required to publish the a has been almost a year and a half since we last increased our Price a Devane said a and we left we could not absorb the higher costs we Are charged any longer. A his amounts to about it cents a Day Scriber and considerable Cost of buying a single copy each Devane said the Price of a sine copy will remain the same 25 cents and the papers carriers would receive a substantial portion of the increase. By David Perry times Tribune staff writer River fest a Day Long educational awareness to the value of the Cumberland River will Zuckoff with concert activities june 6 at the Corbin Avic Center. Louise Mandrell will be featured in concert Friday night before a Day of activities and demonstrations at Cumberland Falls state Park june 7. Organized by a 13-Man xxx Smittee Chai by Ruev Reaves director of marketing for Pepsi cola River fest will include displays by Federal and state government agencies area craftsmen i Tograi ers and water activities Suas a cd Brity raft race on the River itself. Mandrell. Winchester resident Michael Johnathon and disc jockey comedian Joey Vance will make pea Rances at the Corton civic a Ter in a fund raising Wogram to highlight the River fest Celebration. Tickets for the event Are Teing handled through Banks up and Down the Cumberland according to River fest cow Smittee my nobers. Johnathon recorded with Peji i cola in the troubadour project under the John y. Brown administration and was involved with a Earth concerts in 1983 in Connecticut. Both projects were at environmental education within each state. His song a water of life was the state natural resources Cabinet theme song for the 1985 Kentucky state fair. The chorus of the song was video by school children from throughout the state. He uses Folk music to inform peo de about environmental issues. The event is organized to present information to Thepe ode of the area about the Cumberland River and to educate the Public concealing the effect of pm Eutimi upon the River. Tickets for the conc Are $12.50 and general seat ii and $15 for or erred seating. Events at the Falls will include performances by Bluegrass bands and up to 18 different kayak Canoe and raft races. Crafts demonstrations will include Jagt Ottery. Basket work Flowers weaving and dying. Sites of activity will include the gift shop area d the Falls with winning posters and science projects on exhibit near Dupont Lodge. A $1,000 Schwa ship is defered to the student winning a science project contest held m connection with the Observance and a weekend lodging at Dupont Lodge for four will be awarded to the winning Elonen tary school poster contest entry. An educational committee will name the winners wednesday according to Gerald Catron Cumberland outdo or adventures. The event is being financed in part through the Sale of Art prints by Rita Karr co owner of Imperial Giuly Corbin. The limited edition prints a had urn on the Cumberland features an Otter and its kit so Ming in the River below the Falls. Smied and numbered prints Are Selling for $40 and additional signed prints Are going for $10. Representative Harold Rogers will be attending the saturday event. The educational event evolved from a local clean up Effert three years ago. The local group hit upon the Otter print idea dovetailing the environmental awareness fort with a statewide Campaign few clean water which utilizes the Otter As its Symbol. Ken Cooke director d water watch division of water said the efforts of River fest epitomize the purpose of the statewide program kor cleaner Waters. The River fest committee has adopted the Cumberland River and its watersheds in a personal and Public eff he to mix Rove the Quality of life in the state. The Day Long Celebration is an invite Tim for citizens to become involved in Thor envy emment and local Community to preserve our greatest natural resource necessary for life itself. At amp to bracing for Midnight strike by Union employees Cox Spany said a 12 01 . Sunday strike deadline is firm. A Grimit now i am Pessini still represents a savings Over the 1 single Washington a facing a Midnight strike threat Molcan Telephone amp Telegram co. Is preparing to keep Long distance service running As negotiators try to Settle a labor amp Pute that could operators on picket lines instead of prone lines. The communications workers of America representing 155,000 Atcitt workers pm soiled in a wage and Job Security dispute with the phone a amp to now i am pessimistic a said a president Morton Bahr. A i think we have less than a 50-50 Diance. We Are considerably further apart much further apart than we normally Are on the Day before contract expiration. A a As was the Case during a 22-Day strike in 1983, at amp to managers would take Over the chores of handling collect and other Calls that need opa Ratch assistance. But manufacturing plants in 18 states that closed at the end of the business Day Friday would re Maui closed. And the company said it would close some of its phone Center stores where Consumers can imy phones and take at amp to phones for sir amp to employees perform Little Home Telephone repair service Williamsburg tourism commission gives $125y000 towards new Complex anymore now that aug in of nes have replaced instruments that we permanently wired to the Wall inmost ones. There would be no disruption of local phone Sarvice including directory assistance and repair of downed wires because these chores Are handled by and Moyees of local Telephone companies that Are not part that amp to. As in 1983, backlogs would develop in installing business private lines that connect Distant offices and computers and in the installation and repair of major switching equip Ait used by government and big business. Priority service would be Given to Price and other Public service Frione systems that need air. There have been no talks at the main bargaining site since wednesday when at amp to pit used a 5 percent wage increase Over three years. The Union called that offer a totally was expected Una significant movement occurs at private meetings Between top company and Union executives or at lower level subcommittee talks at the bargaining site in a Wash Ngum no new bargaining at that level unit by David Perry times Tribune staff writer the Williamsburg tourism of Mission met in special session Wedgie Day night at 7 . And voted unanimously to cont Bute an additional $125,000 in tourism and recreation funds to the Brier Creek recreation facility project. The donation will be made to mayor Donnie Witt during first pitch ceremonies saturday around 5 30 . At the City Paa marking the Start of the Little league season. A it is important to note that this Money is not from local residents or taxes on local residents a recreation commission member Jerry Connell said thursday following the wednesday night Feci Simi by m tourism commission. The Park facility Complex is Bei financed through Federal Stote a a a. 3b. A id i uru i Vul Richard Foley Williamsburg Community development i Tor. Cvai3b Grant monies according to t Lity a $30, 00 Grant from the state land water conservation fund was announced from the office of governor Martha Layne cd loins this week. A similar Grant in the same amount was made on the project last year. A these Are Matching Money grand a Foley said thursday. A the City has been Able to More than match both Grants through a $35, x 0 Grant from Vadd and Money received from the tourism convention a Foley pointed out. Over 1,200 a Mes were played on the City a Only Hollfield last summer Conneu said. A there was to Ball minor league Little league 16-Inch coed softball women softball Spring league summer league fall league and numerous weekend tournaments played on the City Field last season a Connell said. A a we be been slowly developing this x Orect throw the state and Federal channels hoping for a class facility. The games Are being played on a Field a left Field Fence line of 191 feet. A we should have enough Money together now for two Nice regulation size Fields lighting concessions and some seating. We will get the Fields in shape with a stand of grass in another year. We Hope to have it in use by l$67,�?� Connell said. A total of $170,000 has been con trip cd at this Point from the tourism commission accounts. A we put in $10,000 to help receive Matching funds for property Acque Siti i. An additional Ohio was dated last year to match other monies. With new information received by the commis Sicri at the first of the week we decided to meet and commit additional Money after new information on completion estimates was available at the first of the week a tourism commission chairman Paul David steely said thursday Moreiro. Different members of the tourism commission have toured the site and a general looking Over of the plans was mate at the wednesday meeting. A it is a fantastic facility for a town this size and a real contribution to the Quality of life Here a steely said of the project. The seven Man Board was unanimous in its a most of the Money will be Sprot on the physical develop Anent of the Fields lighting bleachers and structures Foley said. Quot we be had Community Block Grant funds we used in property Acquini Ticki and a Trade of property was made with adjoining land owner Bob Bailey in com Ling the 14 acres in the it is in a rough Grade sutus and we Are scheduled for a fwd com Cletion Date. It will be late Fau a Ole said. The Money donated from tourism commission accounts can be spent Only on tourism or recreation acceding to City administrator Bill Nighbert. The Money is derived facilities such As this a Nighbert said a it Means a lot to the saturday summer baseball play begins at the City Park on third Street to Bau action begins of i vivid pictures Quot Foley said. We be had lot of help from Gatliff Kial company and Rudd equipment who donated equipment and manpower during the initial construction to relocate Brier Street. To Bau action begins at 2 p and min Ltd league play will rom i . Tourism chairman Paul Daviu steely will make the presentation of the $125,000 Check towards the Brier Creek it creation facility to mayor Witt be be the kick of pit for Little a gue action around 5 30 . Etmo a he Betty Saint getting ready for baseball Crews were hard at work getting the playing surface of Williamsburg a Little league held in Skaf a for the opening of various youth league seasons today. Maui c Giulie Witt will throw out the first pitch in ceremonies at 5 15 and accept a Check for 1125,000 from the tourism Conan Salon to help Complete construction of a new sports Complex which will help make room for More recreational activities at the overcrowded City Park

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