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Kerrville Daily Times (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Kerrville, Texas Laulu vol 82 no 39 Kerrville Texas 20 pages 25 cents wednesday May 16 1990 a bizarre and disastrous seventh inning led to ivys downfall in the opening game of the state baseball playoffs on tuesday night Story on Page in in Brief Sammy Davis or Dies los Angeles a Sammy Davis the wiry song an dance Man whose Carefree Charm and bejewelled style helped make him an entertainment institution died today he was 64 he had been admitted in Janu Ary for treatment of a gum infection doctors later found that he had a recurrence of Throat cancer and no further chemotherapy was planned his cancer was first diagnosed in september 1989 Crest could flood 200 Square Milts Liberty Texas first Crest of what is expected to be the worst flood in 80 years edged its Way into the area today and a River authority spokesman said it could inundate 200 Square Miles of Bottom land near the Trinity River in Southeast Texas meanwhile Texarkana area officials reported the first death from flooding along the red River in Northeast Texas with the drowning tuesday of a 25year old mexican National Jim Hanson Diss new York a Jim Henson the creator of the Kermit the Frog miss Piggy and the other muppet characters who entertained youngsters and adults alike through television and movies died today at a Hospital he was 53 Index Ann Bible verse he that is faithful in that which is least is faithful also in much and he that is unjust in the least is unjust also in Luke Cloudy weather Page 2a tuesdays High 87 overnight Low 70 Clements to work for Compromise Austin a after lawmakers sent gov Bill Clements a school finance Reform plan that Hes threatened to veto he met with legislative leaders in what he called a new attempt to forge a Compromise on the Issue were All giving our Best efforts to come to some kind of a meeting of the Clements said tuesday after meeting with it gov Bill Hobby and House speaker Gib Lewis if they reach an agreement he said the legislature still could change its Reform plan but if Compromise eludes them and Clements carries through on his veto threat Hobby and Lewis said they would try to Muster the two thirds vote needed to enact the Mea sure anyway i think there will probably be an attempt to override my Cle ments said i think that attempt will fail then Well get Down to serious the 31 member Senate approved the school finance Reform plan passed by a legislative conference committee after earlier attempts to Compromise with Clements broke Down on a voice vote with seven lawmakers absent in the 150mcmbcr House the vote was 9152 split largely along party lines Lewis fort Worth said that Doest necessarily mean an Over ride attempt would fail its not Over until its the Reform Bill is meant to use million in new funding next school year without additional re property Rich to property poor school districts the billion year school finance system relies on a Combina Tion of state Aid local property taxes and some Federal Money the democratic controlled legislature and Republican governor Are in their third special session to try to overhaul the school finance sys tem the last Sei Sion ended without a plan after Cler tents vetoed a half cent sales tax inc Rease needed to pay for last session is million re the Texas supreme court in a unanimous opinion last year ruled the school i name system unconstitutional and told the state to devise a Way to make me re Money available to property poor school districts if lawmakers and Clements dont enact a plan by june 1 court master William Kilgarlin will propose one Lewis said a court written plan would be a raw blatant example of the Robin that going to be devastating on Many Many school districts in Ingram showing interest in Ugra area water study arts crafts fair sets up by Michael Bowlin times staff writer Ingram City Council tues Day said they Are now interested in participating in a Kerr county Reg ional water least the first phase that is Ingram councilmen made the decision tuesday after it was Learned that upper Guadalupe River author Ity directors who Are proposing the study lowered Ingrams share of the Overall Cost our portion has been reduced from Over two years to for the first year and for phase ii that a considerable said Ingram mayor Don Schultz councilman Monroe Schlabach pointed out that the ratio As far As Cost is still about the same proportionately were still paying too much for our learning that each participating Agency share also would be reduced councilman Don Williams said he see the City taking part for Ingram to pay half of what Kerrville is going to pay is in no Way he said Ingram councilman de Lange disagreed i really would like to see Ingram participate in phase i he said the reason Why i suggest this is i would like Ingram to have a representative at the table when they Ingram Council to appoint new member Ingram a vacancy on the Ingram City Council will be filled by an appointment instead of a special election it was decided tuesday agreeing it would be too expensive Council vetoed a special elec Tion to fill a two year unexpired term that came open when former Council member Don Schultz was elected mayor councilman Don Williams said i just think a special election would be too darned Monroe Schlabach agreed noting the next available election Date be until August Williams said he thinks its important to fill the position As soon As possible Council said one possible replace ment might be Bob Heiden an unsuccessful Council candidate in the May 5 election Williams said he had no problem with that possibility except that Heiden was recently appointed As chief of the Ingram Volunteer fire department replacing Dennis Block that could Lead to a conflict of Williams said with the City funding a major portion of the fire departments budget i think that could very Well be a conflict of inter est also i think his time is limited now with the new Williams said he didst want to appoint someone we Haven talked with councilman de Lange said he knew of two people who had expressed interest in the position Council agreed to discuss the appointments with possible candidates and make a decision at its next gather to discuss phase think we can find out a whole lot during that first year that would help us deter mine whether its a feasible study or added Lange also if we dont have a representative in just afraid Ingram is going to be left in the he said Well All they want from us right now is a yes or a no As to whether were interested am i right Wil Liams Ingram City attorney George Wikoff said Ugra general manager Bemie brims described it As a non contractual nonbinding indication of Schlabach said he could agree to the first phase but not the second Lange said i dont even want to talk about the second Lange suggested committing to the first phase Only and naming for Mer mayor Donald Oehler As in Grams representative Wikoff stub seed to Council that any Resolution should include the words nonbinding indication of interest you cant commit monies from your budget Lyou dont have Wikoff said in other anti of tuesday Council extended the cutoff for turning in applications for the Ingram City marshals Job until june is no one has applied for the Job Schultz said time photo by pm Sally Baulch a Schrcine College graduate mounts pan of Wood and lace exhibit arts foundation education program at the Texas state arts crafts fair the fair weekends of May 2627 and june 23 on the Schreiner Campus the Hill country ii be open on the Shelton urges officials to be aware of spiritual Speaks at Community prayer breakfast Bobby Shelton urged local elected officials attending a prayer breakfast this morning to realize gods presence As they tackle the knotty problems of Public service speaking at the fourth annual Community prayer breakfast sponsored by the Kerrville ministerial Alliance Shelton a rancher and Apple grower said with gods guidance All people can endure persevere and succeed god is now Shelton said noting that those tetters can also spell god is nowhere de pending on How you look at which will it be is the ques Tion he said the answer is obvious in my he added go ing on to reminisce about the Early religious training he re cd vied from an aunt woo raised him after his parents died Shelton told the 250plus Audi ence that his surgeon father died of a heart attack when Bobby was 3 bit Mother a granddaughter of King ranch Rounder Richard King died three years later in an automobile Accident my aunt and Uncle raised me As their own he recalled but it Vas my aunt Helen who gave me the deep foundation of my Faith she taught me about god and taught me that although my parents were dead there was no need to Ever be alone sent in his life during times of adversity and darkness in glad Ive overcome that sometimes feeling that god is he told the City county and other elected officials that u they consider often that god is now Here your Mission in Public life will be More and Shelton encouraged All present to Takt t Tat message to their daily lives because wer All he said quoting from Tope John Paul n Shelton said a City needs a soul to become a Community and its the people who give it that spirit leading the audience in a prayer for elected leaders Shel ton asked god to let them know you Are Here Only a prayer As an example of gods Abid anecdote about the preparation for his speech after Reading the Rought draft Over late tuesday afternoon Shelton said something was missing that he just put his Finger on later a facsimile message from a Dallas mortgage banker helped fill the void he said it seems the Man had read a weekend Kentville doily Tolmei article about so turns appear Ane Ratthei Cou raging w t Ihu Iskaf i from do Well the some vend quote continued on Page 2a second opinion architect for jail on county Agenda Kerrville Kerr county commissioners Are expected to select a second opinion architect to make jail improvement proposals during a special session thursday at the courthouse commissioners Are seeking additional information on a proposed 48bed expansion of the current jail at the courthouse Annex or a separate 48bed facility on Spur 100 the four finalists for the second opinion include Edward Gondeck associates of san Antonio Christo Pher Distefano of Houston Phillips Swager associates of Dallas and group of Wichita Falls with Kerrville architect Chip Henderson contributing proposed costs for the architectural studies Range from by Distefano to up to by Phil lips Swager associates a previous study was done last year by Austi based Maxey associates with Kerrville architect Micheal Walker serving As a Consul Tant county judge Danny Edwards said that study Cost the county Edwards has opposed the need for the second opinion since the com missioners opted for the plan last month claiming it would be repetitious precinct 4 commissioner Buster Baldwin said this morning that the rest of the court is very United and cooperative on the idea of getting a second opinion architect with the one exception things Are on a More positive note Baldwin said we really and truly have a True direction Well be Deal ing with some top flight firms commissioner Are scheduled to meet with the Texas commission on jail standards May 23 to explain what Kerr county is doing about jail overcrowding also on thursdays Agenda com missioners will hold a workshop on animal control proposals Baldwin said commissioners have found a state Law that the county can use to implement an animal control office and program Baldwin favors the creation of the office but said the estimated Stan up costs should be decided by voters in november in in favor of creating the new Baldwin said ill push that we at least put it on the bal lot in cad Board will narrow list of appraiser candidates to 3 by Eric Zarate times staff writer Kerrville Kerr Central appraisal District Board members spent two Days interviewing seven candidates to fill the chief appraisers Post and will narrow the list to three finalists tuesday Board this morning also next week the cad Board will select a replacement to fill a vac Ancy created earlier this month by the resignation of Larry Delgadillo the seven chief appraiser inter views conducted monday and tues Day were selected from a list of 48 applicants for the position current h i l l s t a r win a 1990 car to Benefit Kerrville child abuse Center Call 2576121 or 2576592 for details

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