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Kerrville Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 14, 1990, Kerrville, Texas Floodwaters surge in Texas Arkansas Louisiana Page 6a Laulu vol 82 no 36 Kerrville Texas 18 pages 25 cents monday May 14 1990 Shanna Moldenhauer of the Center Point pirates won the class a girls shot put saturday at the state track meet in aus tin Debbie Lee of Ingram Tom Moore won the class 2a girls 400meter run see Story Page in Brief army report says medic not trained Elpaso Texas a the army medic responsible for readying a 9yearold girl for a failed december helicopter hoist never received training that to better prepare her for such a mis Sion according to the army investigation of the Accident the army Accident investigation Board did not directly blame the medic for the Accident but it said flight medics from fort Bliss should be Given More Opportunity to attend the army advanced flight medic course Debbie Baisa of Elpaso was critically injured dec 9 when she was Flung 30 feet to the ground while being lifted to an army helicopter two Texas death Row inmates lose appeals Washington a Texas death Row inmates Ernest Baldree and James Davis lost us court appeals today the justices let stand rulings that each Man received a fair trial and properly was sentenced to death new Texas crop starts bearing fruit Houston a Texas is known More for its bluebonnets than its blueberries but that All changing by the time Texas biggest growers finish their first major Harvest of the crop to 1 million pounds of blueberries will have rolled into commercial markets harvesting will hit full steam by the end of the month Texas blueberries under the Label big Are headed out of the Piney Woods of East Texas for the slates major super markets Index Ann Bible verse let this mind be in you which was also in Jesus hot it other Page 2a High 92 overnight Tow 69 talks open airmen slain in Philippines Rio official has Tough sell program Aims to find jobs in Kerrville for a convicts Manila Philippines a negotiators began talks today on the future of military bases in this country a Day after suspected communist guerrillas shot and killed two american servicemen near one of the installations Truncheon wielding police Dis Persed an ant bases March by about 200 leftist students who retaliated by throwing Small homemade bombs forty protesters were taken into custody similar rallies were scheduled throughout the Day and Security was tight Tor the talks which opened at the Central Bank building with about 500 police on hand five truck loads of riot police were deployed in front of the main Gate at Clark air base because of a planned rally against the bases later today and philippine officials had expressed fears that the communist new Peoples army would try to kill americans before the talks on extending the lease on Clark and Subic Bay naval base As Well As four smaller facilities the lease is set to expire sept 16 1991 As the talks opened the chief u s negotiator condemned the killings of two airmen near Clark on Sun Day and assailed the banditry of communist rebels blamed by authorities for the attack this brutal and Clumsy attempt to drive a wedge Between the United states and the Philippines will said Richard Armitage a former assistant Secretary of defense the dead servicemen were identified by air Force officials As a Irman John h Raven 19 of Delta Junction Alaska and airman James c Green 20 of Craig Colo they were among 280 airmen and support personnel assigned to the 8th air Craft generation Squadron on temporary duty from Kunsan air base 110 Miles South of Seoul South Korea police rounded up More than 200 people for questioning in the killing of the two americans but no charges have been filed the Navy announced Early today on the military far East network that of Post leave and travel had cad Board interviewing candidates for chief appraiser Kerrville the Kerr Cen trial appraisal District Board is inter viewing chief appraiser candidates Over the next two Days and should have a list of finalists after tues Days interviews cad Board pres ident Maurice Mcashan Iii said this morning cad determines property values for Kerrville Kerr county Kerrville school District Ingram is Hunt is Center Point is and the Divide is the chief appraiser oversees the Central District that reported billion in net appraised values for Kerr county in 1989 a total of 48 applications have been received for the position said chief appraiser Juanita Maples she is resigning at he end of the month to pursue teaching and consulting opportunities her annual salary is Mcashan said the cad Board will meet with seven or eight Candi dates to determine its top applicants these arc preliminary screening interviews to determine who our finalists Are going to he said its our Hope to narrow this Down to three finalists by tomorrow tues Day afternoon Mcashan said the 48 Are All from Texas with the majority of them serving As chief appraisers in smaller counties or assistant appraisers in larger counties i think we received a very Good Cross Mcashan added we advertised Only in Texas be cause of the very Laws in the Mcashan said tie doubts a new appraiser will begin working until Early july but he said Maples has agreed u serve As acting appraiser after her May 31 resignation we Hope to have somebody on Board by july Mcashan said been banned for the troops defense department civilians and military dependents at installations in the Philippines police capt a incr Mangoni said it appeared the rebels were responsible for the killings because of the style of the attack two or three Fili pinos approached the americans and shot them in the Back of their Heads with 45caliber pistols the re Bels favored weapon in Street killings eight americans have died in politically motivated slayings in the Phillip incs since april 1989 on May 4 suspected rebels killed american Marine gunnery sgt John Fred Etc near the Subic Bay naval base 50 Miles West of Manila president Corazon Aquino has re fused to say whether she will agree to extend the lease for the bases among the largest outside the United states Armitage said the bases help pro vide stability in the far East but that the United states would leave if Fili pinos wanted the installations closed if you ask us to leave leave we shall As expeditiously As possible and with our Pride fully Armitage said if we do not truly be Lieve that there exists a compelling Mutual interest Between the Philip Pines and the United states then we have precious Little to discuss other than the terms of an amicable opposition to the bases has been increasing because a growing num Ber believe they infringe on National sovereignty criticism intensified after Congress Cut million from the Bush administrations request for Aid to Manila in 1988 the Reagan adm Nistra lion pledged million years to keep the bases 1991 philippine officials the congressional cutbacks aver two through consider a breach of that agreement the talks Are considered exploit Ory afterwards the two sides will decide whether to enter forr Lal negotiations any agreement Mist be ratified by two thirds of the 23memt Ber philippine Senate where opposition to the bases is Strong new mayor by Mcglohon or times staff writer Kerrville there a lot of notice things you could Call Carl Robins econ a Junkie govern ment bureaucrat Public relations Flack and he probably argue with any of them especially the first two but perhaps the most fitting description is travelling for Lack of a better term in Selling Robins says and that a hard at 55 Robins has spent just under half his life 27 years in Texas prisons for the last years Hes been on parole from a life sen tence for drug Possession and for the last years res been an in formation specialist Salesman for project Rio Rio reintegration for offenders its a state program to help sex offenders like Robins find jobs Rio is in More than 60 Texas cities now with Kerrville the latest on the list and its Robins Job to travel to those cities on the Prog rams behalf he Sells the program to the Community exons to employers and employers to exons its constantly talking to Rota rians Lions club kiwanis Chambers of Robins says Robins was in Kerrville last week for a newspaper interview to explain what project Rio is All about its about a lot of things he says but mostly about reducing crime the statistics Are Stark 70 per cent of firs time offenders will end up Back in jail 80 percent of the two time losers serve Lime again there Are More than sex cons on parole statewide on probation that one sex offender for every 12 texans and that were project Rio comes in Robins says because according to those same statistics an a offender with a Job is three times less Likely to strike out again Robins says the stats Back up a commonsense notion about the econ Hes going to work or Hes going to steal when he gets and its Rios Job to make sure time photo by Mcglohon in Carl Robins travels the Static program that helps a offenders an econ who wants to work can Rio brings together the Gover nors criminal Justice division the Texas department of corrections the Texas Board of pardons and paroles the Texas employ ment commission and the Job training partnership acl those agencies Combine to help exons i Jed jobs using financial incentives to encourage employers to give them a Chance an employer willing to take on a parolee can earn As much As a year in tax credits through targeted jobs tax credit Prog ram and a cos free Bond on the new employee is Avail Able for the asking that just icing on the cake though in Selling Rio Robins appeals to two Basic human emotions altruism and first the altruism Doest society owe it to an econ to give him a break Robins asks he int talking a free ride Here just a Chance to work for a break in the unending Cycle of drugs and crime and prison in Kerr county for example 147 men and women have found their Way to prison and Back Home again these people yall Send from Here to prison Arent Robins says there your neigh Bors were losing too Many peo ple that we could Salvage because were turning our backs on Robins takes his altruism Only so far though some cons head mits dont want to go straight you know How you solve that he asks rhetorically you give them 50 years the ones who dont want to make it Lockem but for those who do give them a Chance he says Robins says employers often find that parolees make exceptional employees perhaps because Treyve got More on the line for an econ his Job is his life continued on Page 2a times photo by Mike bowl retiring Ingram mayor Donald och or left administers the oath of office to new mayor Donald Friday morning Schulz a former Ingram councilman is Only the second mayor in the history of the West Kerr county town that incorporated in 1981 Council will decide on a replacement for on the coun cil when they meet in regular session at tuesday in the Ingram municipal building on Texas 27 governor lawmakers keep talking Austin and gov Bill Clements staff met until Early this morning in the Effort to reach a Compromise on overhauling the school finance system and pie vent a court written Reform plan but Rossanna Salazar Clements press Secretary said prospects didst look Good i dont think there go ing to come to an agreement House speaker Gib Lewis said late sunday night there had been Tome headway but he and Mike Toomey Clements chief of staff said some controversial issues such As paying for Reform haunt been addressed future costs under lawmakers funding formula remained one con Cern said is Salazar although legislative negotiators had made con Cessions that brought the maximum five year Cost from about billion to about billion our Contention is the Way it is structured now would result in an in come tax in the future to pay for re form said is Salazar under measures passed by the House and Senate and sent to a con Ference committee school districts would be guaranteed a certain amount of Money if they Levy local property taxes at a particular rate As continued on Page 2a Divide school trustees fill vacant seat on Board Divide school trustees tilled a vacant Board scat last week appoint ing Kathy Rice an employee of the ranch adventure Camp to serve As the third newly elected Board member trustees appointed Rice to the Board wednesday night after it was Learned write in candidate an Drea Pankau was ineligible to serve As a trustee Rice an official candidate on the May 5 ballot got seven votes to lie Pankau unofficial write in Campaign trustees made the appointment after they found out that a write in candidate cannot be accepted unless she filed As a write in 30 Days before the election said Divide superintendent Rebecca Wagner a person cannot just be written on the ballot they Nave to have for Mally filed 30 Days before the elec Tion therefore the person that was the write in was not eligible and Kathy Rice was Wagner said in the May 5 Elecio Divide trustees Mindy c y and ten Schreiner earned 17 to s each to be reelected to i Reevea term on the Board with 17 votes each there were 17 votes cast in the election in other action wednesday Divide trustees elected Schreiner school Board president replacing a Dwina Cowden who chose not to seek another term Teresa Bostick was elected vice president and Rice As Secretary Wagner said

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