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Del Rio News Herald (Newspaper) - August 2, 1979, Del Rio, TexasKinney county sues Over construction squabble by Catiis Stockton new it Lycra old staff Brackettville Kinney county judge Albert Poete 1 said today Kinney county has filed suit in the 63rd judicial court of k inner county the county filed suit against Hob Myers of Myers construction company of Uvalde and John Graves and Assoc tates of u v a Roe Myers a As previously under the employment of the county As the contractor for the Kinney county Library and Graves and associates was the architect for the project according to the county the plaintiff. Kinney county con traded with Myers As a general contractor for the construction of a new county Library and Community service Center work on the Library Tiegan in december of 1977 and continued through the summer of 1978 the suit states in August the plaintiff alleges the contractor a walked off the Job Quot it was then decided by the Kinney county commissioners court to terminate Myers. Effective on dec 21.1978 before Myers was hired by the court the contractor presented a bid Bond and a performance Bond pursuant to the contract Kinney county has asked the bonding company Allied Fidelity insurance company to Honor their Bond the company denied the request and filed suit in the United states District court for the Western District of Texas. Del Hio division seeking declaratory judgment that such Bonds Are invalid a we Are asking the courts to decide who is legally res Pon Tibie for the debts. Judge Platell said. The suit filed by the county states the plaintiff is entitled toa declaratory judgment that All charges claimed he sub contractors against the properly breached the contract in question was validly terminated and is legally liable o n plaintiff for the costs of completion of the contract Price and the architect is legally hat in to tru plaintiff for ail damages which will be sustained by the county if the Bonds Are found to be invalid the court Date for the suit has not been decided Del Rio news Herald vol. 51 no. 117 phone 775-1551 Dei Rio. Texa5 78840. Thursday afternoon. August 2. 1979 copy is b3x 4s4�s be tec. 3s.u,\5, us 75215 ,5-7cc Isis Senate votes funds for alien students tit rjf1 w \ i a a # j a we 1 v x f fee 0 special to the news Herald Washington. Do. The Senate on wednesday approved a Bill by sen Lloyd rent sen providing $45 million for fiscal 19r0 fit to Southwest Border school districts with Large enrolments of Legal alien a deals rent sen pleased by Senate action explained the Money will go to school districts in Border states that have an enrolment of seven percent mexican alien students with at least 20 such students enrolled the Senate a approved t he measure As a part of the economic development act 83 17. A eligible school districts will receive approximately $1,000 for each alien student enrolled if this measure receives final approval and is signed into Law. Quot the Money would be used for construction of classrooms and other education rent sen said. Quot last year the United states admitted 187,000 Legal in migrants from the Western hemisphere with almost a fourth or 44.000 of them Legal to migrants coming from Mexico Many of them settled in the United states Border com Muni ties which Are traditionally among the poorest regions of t he country cutting the flyers ribbon a twin engine service came to Del Rio International Airport wednesday with the inauguration of Alamo flyers regularly scheduled service Here. Pictured Here Are Del Rio mayor Alfredo Gutierrez Cut Ting the ribbon flanked by Laughlin base commander coi. Dillingham to the front left and Alamo general manager Gary Gabehart to the front right. News Herald photo. Alamo inaugurates flights i v a. 4�?� i a a some 280,400 school he i or e n Are enrolled in Texas Border counties with 27.120 of them or 9.5 percent Are Legal aliens with legitimate claims to Public the senator said. A slam pleased the Senate has Approver my Bill and i Hope it will be Given Swift final approval by Congress and sent to the president to be signed into Law Quot rent sen said from the bowels of the Earth completion near Del Rio. Swabbing Crews water mixed with Oil bubbles up to the sur began cleaning out the Well on wednesday face and out the two Side openings and the news Herald photo top of the piping on the first Oil Well nearing Crew ready to Drill deeper on fourth Well by Laurie Donnelly news Herald staff although the skies threatened ram. The management of Alamo commuter airlines seemed undaunted at their ribbon cutting ceremony and inaugural flight wednesday afternoon the ribbon was Cut by mayor Alfredo Gutierrez Laughlin Rase commander col Dillingham and Alamo general manager Gary Gabehart at the 1 ceremony. A we re very optimistic about the prospects of serving Del Gabehart said. Del Rio is the first City of its size to be serviced by two Carrier airlines Joan Whitworth of the Texas aerobatic commission said Del Rio is already serviced by Amistad airlines a tac is satisfied that this City can support both Whitworth commented Quot our approval was Given in line with deregulation and in the interest of at this time Alamo is servicing Only the Del Rio san Antonio route but plans within the next three weeks to be servicing College station. Passengers wishing to travel to cities not yet routed can be serviced via san Antonio. Gabehart said Alamo will be using a twin engine five passenger plane which Mma _ was on hand for the ceremony for the remainder of the week and 1 Hopes to inaugurate its 10-passenger planes by next week for Del Rio routes. Del Rio and Vicinity 1 when asked Why Del Rio was chosen by Alamo to be serviced. Cloudy w Ith a Ehaase for Gabehart said. Quot we have been requested to do so much Charier ser showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. _ _ so Gen. Garrison named speaker de storms probability of i a rain 4 1 percent this afternoon. 30 percent tonight i m 8 1# i a a a # 8 s.,. For Laughlin graduation Friday and Gusty m and near the g thunderstorms. 1 vice into and out of Del Rio that we decided that the demand was great enough to warrant our expansion Quot a we Are an aggressive airline that has been in existence since 1945 and we be grown to cover almost every facet of flying Quot he commented. A your future plans include direct service from Del Rio to Austin a a the ceremony was attended 35 people who braved the threatening thundercloud to attend the ribbon cutting Alamo vice president Jimmy Wood was on hand to oversee the inauguration. Both Gabehart and Wood will return to Alamo Headquarters in san Antonio today Alamo management will leave behind Jeanette Ricks to handle ticketing and management at the Del Rio office As routes expand More employees will be hired to meet the demand Gabehart said mrs Ricks was born in Del Rio. Although she Lias spent the last few years in Eagle pass. She was trained in san Antonio for her management position she said. Although there has been some controversy about whether the City can support two airlines mrs. Whitworth of tac said that she believed Del Rio could. A we have looked Over the economic feasibility and the capability of both the airline and the City and our approval was based on our belief that it could be when asked if he believed that the Grey skies were an Omen Gabehart replied. A Are you kidding a on my first inaugural flight i blew a tire and hit a hailstorm both on Friday the 13th a by Carole Thompson news Lleraldi staff work is progressing on the four Oil Wells being drilled on the Gilbert Marshall ranch about eight Miles South of Del Rio on Highway 277. The drilling Crew responsible for digging the three Wells began moving equipment late wednesday afternoon to Start deepening a fourth Well which has been on the property for 23 years the Crew completed laying the piping and Concrete in the third new Well during the afternoon at the same time a second Crew Tiegan swabbing the first italian pilots to train Here two graduates of the italian air Force Academy will begin undergraduate Pilot training at Laughlin air Force Rase on aug 29, according to base officials the students Are presently at English language courses at Lackland air Force base in san Antonio. They Are scheduled to graduate on aug. 22 graduation Date for the students from up is slated for aug 5,1980 the students Are a part of a negotiated contract Between the italian government and the United states government for English language and undergraduate Pilot training in the t-37 and t-38 for 52 graduates of the Academy. The italian government has submitted a similar requirement for language and under graduate Pilot training and advanced flying training for the next two years presently Laughlin trains foreign students in two other programs the Security assistance program training classes for the t-37 and the advanced Pilot training program in the t-38. Foreign countries now represented Are saudi Arabia Iran. Kenya Zaire and Nigeria. Well. The team used a Senes of suet ion cups and a float to pull the oily water and mud from the Well in preparation for placing the Well on a pump while the Crew was swabbing the inside of the casing wisps of natural Gas swirled above the opening preceding the oily water to the sur tace the Gas was concentrated enough for one of the Foreman to ignite it with a match. Last thursday a team from sch Linberger of Midland detonated three rounds of explosive charges into the Well the charges earned on piping by cables were fired into the Well at two foot spacings the charges penetrated the Well casing and Concrete outer Shell and pierced the Limestone formations containing the water and the Oil More than 1000 feet below the surface pipe lines have been Laid at the three new Sites linking them with two huge holding tanks near the old Well according to George col will a geochemist from Dallas who is in charge of the project the Wells will be of commercial value if they Are capable of producing 10 barrels per Day at the present monetary rate per barrel on the Market. Col will Hopes to know by Friday afternoon the producing capabilities of at least one of the Wells. Now tonight in the mid 70s by Carole Thompson maximum Friday m the i news Lleraldi staff mid-90s. Rainfall from i Brig. Gen. Lawrence d. Midnight to it a m today. I Garrison will be the guest a Trace since the first of 1 speaker during graduation the year rainfall totals i ceremonies for undergraduate 11.25 inches. 1 86 inches i Pilot training class 79-07 on above the Normal of 9.39 in i Friday morning at the Laughlin Ches High wednesday. 88 i air Force base theater Low 72 Low this morning. I the graduation will be 72. All time High for aug. 2. I preceded by a Coffee at the of 106 in 1977 and earlier All i finer so open mess and followed time Low for the Dale. 65 in i by a luncheon a Iso at the mess 1936 time of Sunset. 8 35 i Gen Garrison is the Deputy tune of Sunrise. 7 05 i chief of staff logistics a m i headquartered at Randolph air Force base in san Antonio pm Imtiaz i prior to being stationed at Randolph Gen. Garrison was Amistad Elevation this i la 47lfl try Quot Limni win Morniing was 1117 22. An in i commander at tuft Tolm Creese of 06 Over wed i a native of Altadena cam., mesday depth of the water i 1950 graduate of at Amistad dam was 217 22 i Pasadena City College and feet up 06. Water storage i received a Bachelor of science this morning amounted to i degree in business ad-3 521� 003 a cry Ftp it a in in i Niini stration from ind Iund crease of 4 266 acre feet i University in 1957. He is also a water surface measured i graduate of three military 65.053 acres up 49 acres i schools the Squadron officer downstream flow was in i school ail command and staff changed at 1,530 cubic feet i College and the Industrial per second i col lege of the armed forces. Gen. Garrison received his a j i commission through the Iii huh i a via to on a Del program in dec. 1952 during ilm eat by years of classified ads.,. 13,14.15 i his career he flew with tactical comics. 12 i reconnaissance units flying the crossword.10 i rf-h0. Rf-h4, of 86and of 101 dear Abby. 9 i in Korea Japan. France and at editorials .4 i Shaw air Force base South i Carolina. In july. 1965, he Wasa i 1 reassigned to Shaw fab where Toi. I i a trained in the rf-101 and w. I later stationed at Tan son women s news.9,10 f Nhu air base Republic of Viet Nam and adorn Royal thai air Force Rase. Thailand he is credited with 198 combat missions sixty six Over North Vietnam. Graduates and their assignments in up class 79-07 Are Apt Billy j Hoppe. Alt us air Force base in Oklahoma 1st it Patrick t Mchugh Eglin air Force base in Florida 2nd its. John 1. Albert Macdill air Force base in Florida. Todd a Cienski. Pope air Force base in North Carolina Mark s Dunham. Sembach air base in Germany Daryl j Hartman Ellsworth air Force base in North Dakota Richard d. Kelly Norton air Fot be base in California. Other graduates include 2nd its. Larry b. Largent. Plattsburg air Force base in new York James d Parsons Travis air Force base in California. Earnest l Sheldon jr., k. I Sawyer air Force base in Michigan Michael a. Snodgrass. Luke air Force base in Arizona and Peter Zink Howard air Force base the Cana l zone six officers will be return to Laughlin. They Are 2nd l Robert h Anderlitch John Foslin us. Lanny b Mcnee Paul do a Mcvinney Michael Phelps and James d. Tre Vay. Around town by Imajo Fleetwood Gen. Garrison a cat bit a child and ran away. The animal needs to be found to be sure it is not Rabid. The cat has a Short Tail As if the Tail had been cropped and is Brindle or striped. The cat was in the area of Kings Way. If anyone sees such a cat of that sort they Are asked to Call the City Pound. 775-6852 a backyard Bible class will be held in Greenwood Park next monday through the following Friday. The class is sponsored by the first Baptist Church. The class will meet from 9134 to 11.30a.m. Daily for the period additional information is available at the first Baptist Church. The Chacha Laca Toast mis Tress club will hold a dinner tonight at 7 of clock in Wrights Steak House on Highway 90 West a cocktail hour is planned for 6 30 p. M., preceding the dinner. Tonight the Good neigh Bors will meet at 7 o clock in the directors room of the Del Rio National Bank on the sixth floor. Del Rio High school band will Benefit from a. Rummage Sale planned for saturday. Aug 4 on canal Street adjacent to m erne a Kleen Kitchen no 2. As a culmination to the summer Reading program at Val verde county Library a recognition and awards presentation is planned for Friday with parents of children participating invited to attend. Librarian Bess Bradley said everyone is Welcome to attend the program it will be held from 1 to 3 . Friday in the Library
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