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Kerrville Daily Times (Newspaper) - June 03, 1990, Kerrville, Texas New family entertainment coming business Page 4b j u vol 82 no 55 june 3 1990 Tim Evans of the Center Point pirates excelled in five sports in High school he is seeking greater challenges in College Story on Page 1b in Brief Texas Tornado kills 2 injures 19 by associated press texans braced for More severe weather today after a twister and thunderstorms churned across the state still recovering from last months deadly flooding two people were killed and 19 others injured when a Tornado swept across farm Road 305 near the West Texas town of Iraan Fri Day night Nasa continues search for leak Cape canaveral Fla a Nasa officials fear shuttle columbian astronomy Mission already delayed until mid june May not get off the ground until july because of a Hydrogen leak the Agency plans to pump super cold liquid Hydrogen into columbian external tank next wednesday to duplicate tempera Ture and pressure conditions under which Hydrogen leaked during fueling six hours before the scheduled launch last wednesday Summit talks informal after accords signed Washington a president Bush and soviet presi Dent Mikhail s Gorbachev anticipated a More relaxed round of Summit talks at the Camp David presidential Retreat today after sealing an array of superpower agreements on Long Range nuclear weapons chemical arms and surprisingly Trade Index Ann Bible verse saying unto them it is writ ten my House is the House of prayer but pc have made it a Den of Luke hot weather Page 2a fridays High 94 overnight Low 74 Kerrville Texas 42 pages 50 cents school Reform Compromise reached Quarter cent hike in sales tax okd Austin a after three months of saying no gov Bill Cle ments yielded Friday and said he would approve a Quarter cent sales tax increase to strike a Deal with legislative leaders on school finance Reform the agreement followed two Days of private talks and was announced by the governor at the same time a judge was holding a hearing where a court appointed master presented his own school finance blueprint Clements House speaker Gib Lewis and la gov Bill Hobby said they believed their pact would be approved by the legislature they voiced the Hope that the Deal would keep the courts from revamping the billion year school funding system Clements said he will Call the legislature into its fourth consecutive special session on schools at 2 monday to begin considering the agreement the Republican governor who since february had pledged to veto any sales tax increase said the Compromise represented conces Sions by him and the Democrat controlled legislature he said he agreed to a higher sales tax because he saw no other option i can truthfully say that 1 dont know anybody who is Happy with this maybe the judge will be it has been a very painful process but we did Clements said the negotiations conducted in the dining room of the governors mansion wrapped up As court appointed special master William Kilgarlin proposed his plan Kilgarlin recommended shifting s540 million in state education funds from wealthier school districts to those poor districts which make a Strong Effort to raise local property tax Money the Texas supreme court ruled 90 last year that the current school Aid system was unconstitutional and ordered More Money be made Avail Able to poor districts slate District judge Scott Mccown who oversees the Case voiced profound disappointment that lawmakers and Clements so far had failed to enact a plan if the latest legislative Deal passes Mccown still must give it his approval fridays legislative Deal Calls for the sales tax increase some budget cuts transfers of Money from other programs and increases in the taxes on cigarettes and mixed drinks to raise a total of about million said Mike Toomy the governors chief of staff of that Toomey said about million is for school Aid while about million would go to bail out financially strapped programs in three state agencies the departments of health human services and men arts fair enters second weekend crafts exhibits music food on tap Folk festival by Todd Martin times staff writer the funnel cakes will be cooking homemade ice Cream churning col Worful tents Are pitched to provide Shade for eating resting visiting the Texas state arts and crafts fair is Here for the 19th year and in its final weekend thousands will be entertained on the Schrcine College Campus by Art music and food the jazz bands Are Back and so is the chinese food Sau Sarcona stick and Lurkey drumsticks theres even a new tent in the Corner that promises a spectacular laser show local exhibitors Shari and Rick Ross who operate Guadalupe forge in Ingram Are exhibiting for the ninth year the losses hand forge Iron wind Chimes dinner Bells outdoor Cook ing equipment Candle holders branding Irons and Boot scrapers we make Way too Many Sheri said we enjoy the fair very much its a High Quality show and we enjoy getting out of the she said its a Good Way to get motivated to make new she said its a lot of work but were always glad we did we have a lot of regulars who donors needed for Bloodmobile visit this week kerrv1lle the american red Cross Bloodmobile will again visit Kerr county this week the Bloodmobile will Welcome donors at the Kerrville municipal auditorium on tuesday and wednesday according to Young blood blood services chairman for the Kerr county chapter of the american red Cross hours of operation will be from noon each Day until 6 it is important that As Many Volunteer donors As possible give blood at every Bloodmobile visit in order to maintain a Safe and dependable Supply of blood and blood products available to the needs of Kerr county Youngblood said in announcing the upcoming visit blood donations also help keep the most of processing blood As Low As possible Youngblood said the red Cross Bloodmobile vis its Kerr county from Waco six times a year but this weeks visit is especially important he added High donor participation is critical at this Midsummer Visil which tails Between memorial Day and the fourth of Youngblood said Many regular donors May to away on vacation and the need for blood at this time is greater due to the in creased number of recreational and travel blood donations Are taken by trained professionals who also con duct health history screenings refreshments Are ser d to donors Texas state lir come every year its Good to talk to people and get ideas for other things to she said the wind Chimes Are a new item for the losses and they have seven designs including a longhorn horse White tailed Deer a gun fighter and the slate of Texas we wanted to make a wind chime that was different from what weve seen and were real Happy with she said they have a pretty sound there pretty visually and there almost she said the losses also forge a cooker with a Grill for steaks and a pot for Beans in addition they sell Iron Hooks trivets and gift hearts made of horse shoes in another area artist Patricia Bass of Spur 75 Miles from Lub continued on Page 2a time photo by Ken Schmidt Singer songwriters John Gorka left croons and Sara Hickman takes a breather after performing at the Kerrville Folk festival Friday night at quiet Valley ranch the Folk festival continues through june 10 and a Complete lineup of this weeks performers appears on Page 8c Tal health and mental retardation according to Clements and his aides raising the sales tax from 6 cents on the Dollar to cents would raise million boosting the 26cent per pack cigarette tax by 15 cents would raise million adding 2 percent to the Levy on mixed drinks will raise million higher fees for Over weight trucks raises million higher fees to replace lost Drivers licenses raises million and another million will come from debt service on state Bonds issued to help fund the superconducting super Collider project the rest of the Money about million will be trimmed from other parts of the state budget Kerrville Abc Bank taken into a cab fold staff and wire reports Kerrville a cab Texas National Bank has expanded its franchise around san Antonio with the acquisition of nine failed Banks formerly owned by National Banes hares corp including Abc Bank Kerrville the Purchase of the local Bank at 1130 Junction gives the City two a cab Banks the former Chas Schreiner Bank 741 water was acquired by a cab april 20 Martha Larsh a spokeswoman for a cab said saturday morning both local a cab Banks will be open for business monday for the time being the two Banks will operate Larsh said we Are asking Abc Bank custom ers to continue doing business at the Abc location we Are just in Day 1 right now we Are going to take some time to Analyse the Federal regulators declared the nine Banks insolvent Friday and sold their branches deposits and some of their Loans to a cab Texas which is based in Dallas the failed ins Titu Lions held a total of billion in continued on Page 2a 295 area students receive diplomas Tivy seniors hear from top two graduates by Eric Zarate times staff writer Kerrville let the other schools search for guest speakers to their 1990 commencement exercises Tivy High school seniors heard words of wit and Wisdom from two of its own Friday night at Antler stadium the 203 graduates and audience of about were treated to a rousing Recap of four years at the from salutatorian will Franklin followed by valedictorian Shan non Nevilles motivational speech to seek even higher future goals Franklin a University of Texas Dedman scholarship recipient re counted memories of the Tivy experience that brought grins and laughs from Many of the 1990 seniors the freshman or year where a new kid on the Block want the name of a Rock group but a year where the 8thgrade graduates were at the Back of virtually every line it was the Challenge of eating lunch of Campus for the first Franklin said it was like the Pepsi Challenge or the nested the Sophomore year where the no Veteran student begins to become a bit of a show off and ends up in detention Frank Lin noted and your parents were so pleased when we said we wanted to be at school at continued on Page 2aj times photo by Kii Schmidt Toozee Hendrickson is helped by Clara Eliot securing Cap before Tivy graduation ceremonies 4 Center Point class members urged to make most of lives by Mcglohon or times staff Center Twenty four members of the Center Point High school class of 1990 were exhorted by their Peers and ciders to make the most their lives speaking at the Jam packed i Rales auditorium graduation Cere monies were the Rev Robert Lockary attorney John Shields class valedictorian manual Carlos Acevedo and salutatorian Anna Michele herring tins is not the end of the said Lockaby the pastor of Trinity Church during his baccalaureate address Lockaby warned the graduates that they Are living in exciting calling on them to make the right choices while being bombarded with negatives from All directions such As aids eco nomic recession and International conflict the world is lock Aby said by making the right choices he continued the graduates can deter continued on Page 2a Ingram class told be wary of normality by Michael Bowlin times staff writer Ingram the 68 seniors who received diplomas from in Gram Tom Moore High school Fri Day were to told to rebel against normality As they begin their new journey into life quest speaker evangelistic United methodist minister the Rev Jerry Kunkel also urged the students to have fun along the Way Guys and girls its going to be Tough out Kunkel told the largest graduating class in the 10year history of the school and if were going to be successful and face the problems of life weve got to be willing to re Bel against he added i am sick and tired of some Rich Skinny goo looking dark haired Man gelling on television and telling me whats Normal what does that Man know about whats Normal for me Kunkel asked until some fat Slob gets on Tele vision and tries to sell me some thing i aint buying nothing added Kunkel to thunderous applause and laughter All through life youre going to have All kinds of experts telling you what the right thing to do is we have to learn to rebel against what the rest of the world Calls nor Mal and do what we know is Kunkel said these faculty people have taught you the difference Between continued on Page 2a Cadillac save see Page 8d for details

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