The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on August 19, 1987 · Page 2
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The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas · Page 2

Baytown, Texas
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Wednesday, August 19, 1987
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2-A THE BAYTOWN SUN Wednesday, August 19, 19t7 Police beat A 35-year-old Baytown man was assaulted as he was walking in the 200 block of Stimson shortly before 10 p.m. Tuesday, Baytown police said. The victim told police he was walking back to his apartment when he was approached by another man carrying a black- colored stick. After a brief exchange of words, the suspect struck the victim in the upper right arm, police said. The victim then walked to his apartment and notified police. The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his mid-20s, about 6-feet tall and weighing 200 pounds with short black curly hair. BURGLARIES, THEFTS +Clothes and a television set valued at $946 were stolen from a residence in the 400 block of Travis Tuesday. +Motor and train heads worth $1,100 were stolen from the Automotive Machine Shop, 925 E. Fayle, Monday or Tuesday. +Two cases of cigarettes . valued at $676 were stolen from the Safeway store at 4230 Decker Sunday. Federal job program to fund 60 slots at LC Lee College Board of Regents on Tuesday heard a report on the college's JTPA contract, awarded two contracts and tabled two other matters. The Harris County Private Industry Council, which administers Jobs Training Partnership Act (JTPA) funds for the federal government, has funded 60 slots for Lee College, according to LC President Vivian Blevins. The government is providing $40,800 to train 20 persons in graphic arts, $38,400 to train 20 persons in word processing and S7,600 to prepare 20 persons for the General Equivalency Diploma (GED) examination. The college had interviewed 95 persons for these slots as of Monday, said Blevins. The JTPA program is designed for young adults who fit federal financial need requirements. Bellaire Builders, the lowest of three bidders, got a contract for S31.488 to repair roofs on Rundell Hall, Technical-Vocational Building 10 and the library. College officials had budgeted $46,700 for the work, said purchasing coordinator Kyle Jennings. Regent Alden Weaver, chairman of the Board of Regents building committee, objected that the matter had not been directed to his committee for a recommendation before the full board considered the bids. However; Weaver agreed with Regent Mike Bargainer, who noted the work must be finished as soon as possible because fall and winter Weather will begin soon. Chris Adams, the lowest of three bidders, got a contract for $8,875 for three computer- assisted drafting work stations. The board tabled action on the LC career pilot program contract and on several personnel matters. Regents discussed proposals from Bay Area Aviation and Channel Aviation for career pilot training and questioned representatives of each business before tabling the matter for further investigation. Regents tabled the personnel items until after they discuss the items in executive session. Both the career pilot program contract and the personnel matters are expected to be on the Aug. 27 board agenda. Near-riot at amnesty center HOUSTON (AP) — More than 300 aliens seeking to apply for amnesty at the nation's busiest U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service legalization center staged a near-riot after being told repeatedly to leave, officials said Wednesday. The aliens, some of whom had waited outside as long as three days, were told Tuesday morning that they would not be let in because there wasn't enough staff to handle them, INS spokesman Richard Rios said. About 25 police officers had to be called to quiet the ensuing uproar, and later, after the crowd began to dissipate, officials decided to let the 100 to 150 remaining outside to enter and all were taken care of Tuesday, he said. "There was quite a mob. It was wild. It looked like a real riot was going to form," said immigration attorney J.C. Molina, who had gone with two clients to the center. A recent cutback has left the center severely understaffed and unable to meet the steadily increasing demand for amnesty processing. The Houston office was granted overtime and extra staff earlier in the summer, but extra workers were withdrawn after the regional office decided they were no longer needed, said Houston INS director Ronald Parra. After hearing of the near-riot, however, INS Regional Commissioner Stephen Martin approved all overtime and extra staff necessary to meet the demand for amnesty in Houston. About 10 temporary workers should join the center by Monday, Rios said. Aliens unable to apply by Sept. 1 fear they will lose their jobs, immigration workers say. Starting on that date, employers may be fined for employing illegal aliens. "There's a lot of desperation because people are getting pressure from their employers, and that's their survival," said Janet Pena, administrator of the Catholic Charities immigration assistance program. One woman who did not want to be identified Tuesday explained the crowd's frustration. "They were upset because some had been waiting since 2 a.m., and they had waited with their children and no water, no food, and then they were sending them home," she said. Workers at the center said they understood the aliens' frustration. "Some are afraid they'll be fired, some have already been fired," said Kim Cosley, an outreach specialist at the center. "Their shouts were to say, I've got to work, and you've got to let me in.'" Parra addressed the protesters with a bullhorn from atop a dumpster. High school registration set All high school students who are new to the Baytown school district should register to attend either Robert E. Lee High School or Ross S. Sterling High School by Aug. 28 at the RSS. campus, 300 W. Baker. , High school students who attended schools in the Baytown district last year will register on the first day of class Sept. 1. Cfje JJaptoton &un Entered as second class matter at the Boytown, Texas Post Office 77522 under the Act of Congress of Morch 3, 1879. Published afternoons, Monday through Friday and Sundays at 1301 Memorial Drive in Baytown. Texas 77520. P.O. Box 90, Baytown, Texas, 77522. Subscription Rotes: By carrier, $5.30 per month, $63.60 per year. Single copy price: 25 cents Daily, 50 cents Sunday. Mail rates on request. Represented notionorfy by Coastal Publicottorw. Tides THURSDAY HIGH: 9:44 a.m. LOW: 12:46a.m. ( (Tides forecast are for Baytown area bays) Sun SUNRISE: 6:52 a.m. SUNSET: 7:57p.m, ^s»3i^^-.&^ • V..I ' ' MAYOR'S SUMMER Job Program workers, from left, Bobby Robertson, Lawrence Motion and Keith Brown finish construction of playground equipment at Unidad Park, 2510 J.B. LeFevre. The park will be dedicated Thursday during ceremonies beginning at 5 p.m. (Sun staff photo by Carrie Pryor) Barbers Hill to honor new superintendent at reception ByDEEMICKELSON MONT BELV1EU - Barbers Hill School Board members decided Tuesday to host a reception in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Bates, the district's new superintendent and his wife, from 7-9 p.m. Aug. 27 in the foyer of the high school. Louis and Carolyn Bates moved to Mont Belvieu from Grapeland, where Bates served as superintendent for 14 years. He replaced Bill Farmer, who retired after almost two decades as the district's chief administrator. The public is invited to meet the couple and welcome them to the district and the community. Bates said it will also be a good chance for the district's new teachers and other new employees to get acquainted with district and community members. In other action, trustees OK'd a certificate of resolution authorizing Business Manager John Koonce to borrow funds as needed for payroll and operations. Bates said the district will receive a limited amount of state funds and may need to use TANS (Tax Anticipation Notes), which he said were used last year. Contracts were awarded to Schepps for milk, Rainbow for bread and Sysco for all remaining food items at the recommendation of Barry Harvey, supervisor of food service, transportation and maintenance. The district's new bid system, which includes base food cost plus delivery cost, is different from previous years. It is based on bids for the 25 top volume items. In other business, trustees also: •Approved Discipline Management Plan revisions according to a model plan from the Texas Association of School Boards. •Approved additions to the district's list of substitute teachers. •Held an executive session. Hill district saves $94.000 By DEE M1CKELSON MONT BELVIEU - Margaret Sanders, a representative from the Public Utilities Commission's Energy Research Center in Austin, met Tuesday with Barbers Hill school district officials to discuss the district's energy conservation efforts. Representatives of the Energy Research Center meet with schools throughout the state to get the schools involved with low-cost/no-cost energy conservation, said Barry Harvey, the district's director of transportation, food service and maintenance. Harvey, who coordinated the Barbers Hill district's efforts. said the district saved $94.691.10 in energy costs during the 1118687 school year. He credited everyone working together — administrators, teachers, students, principals — with the success of the program so far and said there are many more ideas for energy conservation being considered for the next year. He also praised Mrs. Sanders and her supervisor. Mel Roberts, for their help. Brenda & Charles Whitehead Lordy, Lordy ROY is 40! Sun spots Powell death FUNERAL SERVICES for Mrs. F.M. "Faye" Powell, 92, of Alvin will be held at 2 p.m. Aug. 20 at First United Methodist Church in Alvin. Mrs. Powell died Aug. 17 at her home. She is the mother of E.W. "Tex" Powell of Baytown. Services are under the direction of Martin-Carden Funeral Home in Alvin. Bryant services SERVICES FOR Leo Bryant, 66, of Baytown are pending at Earthman Funeral Home. A lifelong resident of Baytown, Bryant died Aug. 19 at a Houston hospital. SOS social SOS SINGLES Outreach Service will meet for dancing, a buffet dinner and happy hour from 6-8 p.m. Augi 20 at Dallas Club, 4537 Garth Road. For more information call 427-6268 or 421-2811. Ostomy group BAYTOWN OSTOMY Support Satellite (BOSS) will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 in Classroom A at Gulf Coast Hospital. This meeting will consist of an informal exchange of ideas. For more information, call Bob Guidry at 422-9464. Bake sale THE LADIES Auxiliary to the Knights of Columbus Council No. 2788 is sponsoring a bake sale beginning at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 20 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2600 W. Main. American Legion AMERICAN LEGION Post 323 will meet at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 in the Friendship Room of the Baytown Community Building. 2407 Market. Bereaved Parents BEREAVED PARENTS, a support group for parents who have lost, children of any age to accident or disease, will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 20 in the Plaza classroom at San Jacinto Methodist Hospital. For more information call 420-8611. Baughman death SERVICES ARE pending for Gehette Baughman, 64, of Dayton Lakes. She died Aug. 18 at a Baytown hospital. Gospel luncheon CAROLYN MERRITT, will speak at the gospel luncheon set for noon Aug. 20 at Wyatt's Cafeteria, 1010 Market. The luncheon is sponsored by Redeemed by His Blood Ministries. TOPS meeting TAKE OFF Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) No. 911 will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 in the con-- ference room of Humana Hospital, Baytown. For more information call 427-2272 or 4224089. Teen reporters STUDENTS WHO want to be teen reporters for The Baytown Sun should send letters of application to Wanda Orton, P.O. Box 90, Baytown, Texas 77522. Include address, phone number, information about grades and activities in school. Family night GREEN ACRES Nursing Home, 2000 Beaumont, will hold a family night for residents and their families at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20. Elaine Holmes is the guest speaker. Entertainment and refreshments are planned. On grand jury TWO BAYTON1ANS who are serving on a Harris County Grand Jury for the next three months are Don Coffey and Katrinka Magouirk. Lions program BARBERS HILL School Superintendent Louis Bates will speak to the Tri-City Beach Lions Club at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Beach City Community Building. The public is invited. Stroke Group STROKE GROUP of Baytown will meet from 10:30 a.m. until noon Aug. 21 at the First Church of God. 112 Bob Smith Road. Meetings are open to all stroke victims and their families. LC to adopt §15 million budget On Aug. 27. the Lee College- Board of Regents is scheduled to adopt a proposed 1987-88 budget, valued at $15,798,787. No one spoke Tuesday at a public hearing on the proposed budget. The 1987-88 budget totaled S15,Gl6,l9-i in a version of the budget submitted at a July 21 board workshop. Of the $180,000 difference between the July 21 version and the latest version, about $105,000 comes from numerous increases of a few thousand dollars each for items in the educational and general fund. The remaining $75.000 comes from a 570,000 increase in the allocation for parking lot improvements and from small increases for athletics and student activities. 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