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The Paris News from Paris, Texas • Page 3

The Paris News from Paris, Texas • Page 3

The Paris Newsi
Paris, Texas
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Tha Paris News, Jan. 10, 1980 People Dick Clark Producer Dick Clark says an upcoming television special is "confusingly similar" to his own "America Music Awards" and Clark wants a federal judge to stop the new show. (APLaserphoto) Butterfly McQueen Actress Butterfly McQueen filed a $300,000 suit against Greyhound Bus Lines, alleging that she was falsely accused of being a pickpocket. (APLaserphoto) Court won't hear movie case Suit involves Texarkana murders movie AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Texas Supreme Court refused Wednesday to hear a case filed by a man who said the movie "The Town That Dreaded Sundown" improperly portrayed his sister as "a woman of loose and low morals." The 6th Court of Civil Appeals at Texarkana had previously agreed with a trial court that the movie producers had not invaded Mark Melton Moore's privacy. The movie was about a series of unsolved Texarakana murders in the 1940s. Polly Ann Moore the plaintiff's sister was one of the victims. The lawsuit claimed a character named Emma Lou Cook in the movie bore an "unmistakable" resemblance to Miss Moore. Moore claimed the girl was portrayed "as a high school dropout and a woman of loose and low morals, when in fact none of such was true." He also complained his sister's murder was portrayed in a "particularly bloody and gruesome manner" that was not accurate. The suit claimed the movie was "offensive to community standards" and was "pandering to the baser instincts of the public." However, depite his claims that the film brought into the public eye a "painful segment" of Moore's life, the Texarkana appeals court ruled Moore was entitled to no money. DPS will add highway patrol units AUSTIN, Texas (AP) The Texas Department of Public Safety says it will add six to 10 highway patrol units to six counties in an effort to get better compliance with the 55 mph speed limit. Bell, Bexar, Ector, Smith, Williamson and Wise counties are targets of the stepped-up enforcment effort. All but Wise are on interstate highways. Col. Jim Adams, DPS director, said highway patrolmen will work approximately 37,000 hours of overtime through Sept. 30, when the program expires. He said there will be no reduction in normal patrolling of the highways. Adams said a typical task force will consist of six to 10 additional patrol units on duty in each target county. Cost of the overtime will be paid by a $700,000 contract with the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation. Adams said target counties were chosen on the basis of data showing above average speeds, high accident rates and a high volume of traffic. He said 4,069 persons were killed in motor vehicle accidents in Texas last year, Summer oil spill threatens CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) crews have seven weeks to stop the runaway Ixtoc I well before it may be too late to avoid a repeat of last summer's oil spill along Texas beaches, say U.S. Coast Guard officials and scientists. And if the oil starts washing ashore this summer, it could plague the entire Texas coast through mid-September, experts said Wednesday. "If we get beyond March 1 and the well is not capped, there's a reasonable possibility of oil," Dn John Robinson of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration told a news conference. "By May or June (with the well uncapped)' it's alsmost certain to re turn," he said. Robinson and other members of an interagency team met to discuss strategy and compare notes on when to expect more oil from the cantankerous well in the Bay of Campeche. Since the well blew out June 3, at least 100 million gallons of thick crude oil have poured into the Gulf of Mexico. Some 140 miles of Texas beaches between Brownsville and Corpus Christi were stained by oil in August and September. based on incomplete data. "This is the third consecutive year that traffic fatalities in Texas have reached record highs. We are doing everything possible to bring about a reduction in this tragic loss of human lives and urge all drivers to heed posted speed limits and exercise safe driving skills," Adams said. Illtrfvy AcoJ 785-6549 or 785 3771 (AND THE DINNER HORN) Published Dailyexcept Saturday by NORTH TEXAS PUBLISHING CO. Box 1078, Paris, Texas 75440 Second class postage paid at Paris, Texas Telephone 785 8744 Class. Adv. 785-S538 Publisher Pal M. Bassaix Business Manager Eugene Bray Adv. Dlr. Richard Stririgfellow Managing Editor David Sutlens Circulation Mgr. Ricky Dority (production Mar. E.C.Hundley Promotion Director Doug Kelley SUBSCRIPTION HATES By Carrier One Month 14.10 One Year By Mall Rttall Trading One Month 14.10 One Year Vrt.fl By Mail Within City One Month 14.10 One Year Single Copy JOc Daily; SOc Sunday Open 9:00 A.M. til 9:00 P.M Going On Sale Now! NOBODY KNOWS RED RIVER VALLEY FOOTBALL LIKE A.G. MORGAN A.G. MORGAN PARIS NEWS SPORTS EDITOR "When The Valley Coaches Talk, A.G. Morgan Listens. The Paris Is member of the Audit Bureau ot Circulation, the Associated Press and lhe Texas Daily Newspaper Association When it comes to Red River Valley Football we'll put our man Morgan on the line. With lhe 1979 Football season history and time to publish The All 1979 Red River Valley Football Team, who got the call, A. G. He put together a super team of outstanding young athletes. Any coach would be proud to have them on lhe same team, to say the least. A job well done, A.G. We invite you to read A. G. Morgan's column each Wednesday and Sunday to stay in shape with what's happening in the Valley. Going on sale! P.V.C.'sorC.P.O.'s MENS WARM JACKETS Values 3o 20.00 Your Choice NOW 1ft 88 and cold weather favorites. Choose P.V.C. leather looks or C.P.O. wool blend warm type jackets. Choose styles and colors. Hurry! Limited Quantity! PJtHS KMEV GHVE IHWMS Comfort and Service Now Available In Lace Style! 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