The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on August 27, 1987 · Page 2
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Baytown, Texas
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Thursday, August 27, 1987
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2A THE BAYTOWN SUN Thuraday. Anfm4 27, 1917 Police beat LIBERTY - A 3-year-old Liberty boy died Wednesday from injuries sustained in a one- car accident on Highway 105 about two miles west of Moss Hill, a spokeswoman for the Department of Public Safety in Liberty said. Vincent Baines was pronounced dead at 12:40 p.m. Wednesday in Hermann Hospital in Houston, the spokeswoman said. The child and his mother, Rose Mary Baines, 26, of Liberty were injured in the accident shortly before 7 a.m. Monday. Mrs. Baines sustained a back fracture and was listed in stable condition in Charter Memorial Hospital in Cleveland, a hospital spokeswoman said. Troopers said Mrs. Baines was driving east on Highway 105 when her '.vehicle went out of control, left the roadway and rolled over five times t BURGLARIES AND THEFTS ,+Ai 1984 GMC pickup truck was stolen from the parking lot of San Jacinto Mall on Tuesday. Late Tuesday or early Wednesday, someone broke into the Goose Creek Country Club, 5000 Goose Creek, and took 18 liters of liquor. Bay town Bay town police are; investigating two incidents "of forged checks being cashed at Kroger's, 4533 Garth. On Aug. 9 a forged check for 357.05 was cashed. It was written on the account of a Channelview man at a Baytown bank, police saidi - -.'•,'.•••'.. : •• • A check for $160.26, written on the account of a Houston woman at a Houston bank, was cashed on Aug. 16. Liberty County LIBERTY — A month-long undercover operation resulted in the arrest of 20 people oh drug charges in northern Liberty County Wednesday, sheriff's deputies said. Chief Deputy Clay Autery said the 20 defendants were awaiting arraignment in the Liberty County Jail Thursday. They are facing different charges, including delivery of methamphetamine, marijuana and cocaine. Autery said the defendants range in age from 18 to 36 and are from the Rye-Livingston area. DARSHANA DeSILVA racctves * resolution from Pendergrass on behalf of State Sen. G«ne Green. Passed by the Senate, the resolution is signed by Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby and commends the youth from Sri Lanka for becoming an Eagle Scout. Sri Lanka native Eagle Scout By JIM KYLE When Darshana DeSilva of Boy Scout Troop 183 became an Eagle Scout, no one was more proud than Scoutmaster James McGee and his fellow troop members. Darshana came; to Baytown 20 months ago from Sri Lanka, an island off the southern tip of India, and has been living with his aunt, Dr. Sryo DeSilva. He graduated from Robert E. Lee High School this year as one of its top students. McGee says Darshana was instantly liked in the troop which is sponsored by St. Paul's Lutheran Church. He described the youtltas a born leader. "He is very industrious, extremely well-mannered and a hard worker." said McGee. "He's what every father would \vant to see in a son." In Sri Lanka, Darshana was a President Scout, which is the equivalentof Eagle Scout in the U.S. ' To become an Eagle Scout, this young man earned 22 badges in a year. Ordinarily, half that number of badges would require four years of work. : Darshana. whose ambition is to become a diplomat, will be going to college in England this fall. Grandparents Day contest set Baytown Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for the fourth annual Grandparents Day photo contest. Theme of the contest focuses around grandparents and the special place they fill. The contest is open to all amateur photographers. Entries can be color or black and white prints and slides of any size. Contestants may submit as many entries as they wish. Old photographs are acceptable but irreplaceable photographs should not be submitted. Entries must include the name of the subject along with the name, address and phone number of the photographer. Entries can be' delivered in person to the Baytown Community Building, 2407 Market, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. through Sept. 1. They can also be mailed to Angela Swarfs attention. City of Baytown, P.O. Box 424. Baytown. Texas 77522. Photographs will be returned by mail if they are submitted with a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Also, photographs may be picked up at the parks and recreation office. Grandparents Day is Sept. 6 For more information, call 427-7477. JJaptoton Entered as second ctass matter at the Sovtown, Texas Post Office 1 77522 under the Act of Congress of March 3. 1S79. Published afternoons. Monday through Friday and Sundays ot 1301 Memorial Drive in Baytown. Tevas 77520. P.O. Box 90. Boytown. Te»os. 77522, Subscription Sores: By carrier, $5.30 per month, $63.60 per yew. Single copy price: 25 cents Doily, 50 cents Sunday. Mail rotes on request. Represented nationally by Coostol Publications MARINA PROPOSED U.S. REP. Jack Fields, left, and school trustee Tom Gentry, right, are shown the proposed marina site at Bayland Park by Bobby Rountree, assistant city manager. Fields pledged his support (or the project which Is a top priority In toe "Baytown 3000" strategic plan. Fields recently arranged a meeting held by Baytown leaders and representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to discuss the marina. Sun spots Husby death SERVICES FOR Roger Husby, 49, of Baytown are pending at White Chapel Funeral Home. Husby died Wednesday in a Houston hospital. Stroke Group STROKE GROUP of Baytown will meet from 10:30 a.m. until noon Aug. 28 at the First Church of God, 112 Bob Smith Road. Meetings are open to all stroke victims and their families. Mother's Day Out FIRST UNITED Methodist Church in Mont Belvieu will begin their Mother's Day Out program Sept. 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at McLeod Park. For more information, call Kay Steadham at 576-2744. Fish fry A FISH FRY will be sponsored by the McNair Pee Wee Football League from ll a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 29 at J.D. Walker Community Center, 7613 Wade Road. Cost is S4 per dinner. For information, call Howard Sampson from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays at 328-4713 or Ben Thomas at 426-2505. Watermelon fest OASIS. THE single adults group at Memorial Baptist Church, will sponsor a watermelon fest and volleyball game at 7 p.m. Aug. 29 at"l305 Airhart. For mothers MOTHERS' SUPPORT Group will meet from 9 until 11:30 a.m Aug. 28 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2701 W. Main. The program theme is "Humor in a Mother's Life." Those interested in attending should call 424-3419 or 422-0305 to make reservations. Baby-sitting is provided. Catfish dinner THE SENIOR Choir at St. Emily United Methodist Church | on Farm Road 565 North in the Old River-Winfree area will sponsor a catfish dinner starting at 11 a.m. Aug. 29 at trie church. Donations will be 54. LC registration REGISTRATION FOR fall semester classes at Lee College will continue through Aug. 29. Registration hours are from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 27 and from 10 a.m, to 5 p.m. Aug. 28 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 29 For information call 425-6384 or 4256393. Dislocated workers LEE COLLEGE and the University of Houston College of Technology will hold an intake session for dislocated workers at 9 a.m. Aug. 28 in the LC Technical-Vocational Building. Room 119. The program is for those who have lost their jobs in oil-related, steel, agricultural or engineering positions. For more information, call 425-6302 or 7485408. Programming course slated A computer course. Introduction to Data Processing, at Lee College this fall will provide the background for those who want to learn how to program computers. This class. DP 1301, is a prerequisite for computer language- classes. It covers the fundamentals of computers and gives students the chance for hands-on experience on the microcomputer as well as the LC main frame computer. In addition to day and evening offerings. Lee College also offers self-paced, televised instruction in this course. BASIC Programming, or DP 1305. is offered on an individualized basis this fall. In this class, students use state-of- the-art computer hardware to write moderately complex programs using BASIC. The set-up of this class allows the self motivated student to progress at his or her own rate with the guidance of a computer programming instructor. DP 1405 is PASCAL Programming, an introductory problem solving and computer programming course. By learning this structured language, students can apply their skills to microcomputers, minicomputers or the main frame while earning four hours of college credit. PASCAL is offered in a morning and an evening session to accommodate shift workers and others who have irregular schedules. Classes arc from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.. with lab from 12:25 to 1:40 p.m.. on Mondays and Fridays, or from 6:50 to 8:05 p.m.. with lab from K:l() to 9:25 p.m. At Leo College, students can pursue an associate of applied science degree or an associate of science in technology degree in data processing. For more information on any of these classes, contact John Russell, data processing instructor, at 425-6502. Regular registration at Lee College is Aug. 24 through 27. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Aug. 28. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Aug. 29. 10 a.m. to 2p.m. Open late registration will be Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. For additional registration information, call the LC Counseling Center at 425-6384 or the Admissions and Records Office at 425-6393. TOT Mfl'T MW tv rWW i pwrt'in f if t mite : M**r An-». * P* •AYTOWfl FAMILY OFRY M1«N. Tides FRIDAY HIGH: 11:19 a.m. LOW: 5:19 a.m., 5:56 p.m. (Tides forecast are for Baytown area bays) Sun SUNRISE; 6:56 *.m. SUNSET: 7:49p.m. I RWT-A-iAft U-SAVE 422-0535 Some openings in specialized classes Openings are still available in several specialized courses through Lee College's social science division this fall. History of World Civilizations, HIST 1303.01, is a popular course at the college. Instructed by John Britt, the class will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursday, 9:25 to 10:40 a.m. History of World Civilizations is a comparative historical study of Europe, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Australia to the year 1500. Two sections of Texas History are also on the schedule for this fall. The class covers Texas history from colonization to the present day, with special attention given to political, social, economic and intellectual history. Designed for any student interested in local history, the course is particularly recommended for prospective teachers in the public schools of Texas. In fact, House Bill 935 allows the substitution of three hours of Texas history for three of the six required semester hours in American history in state- supported colleges or universities in Texas. Jim Maroney will teach both sections of the Texas history class; making it particularly helpful to students who work shift work or have irregular schedules, as they can attend either class as necessary. The day section is on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:50 a.m. to 12:05 p.m., and the evening section is on Wednesdays, 6:50 to 9:25 p.nv Mental Hygiene, a class which focuses on the conditions of healthy mental development, including a study of the prevention of maladjusted behavior, is set for Tuesdays, 5:30 to 8:05 p.m. PSY 2307 is taught by Carolyn Royder, helping students to understand themselves in relation to the operation of the mind for personality balance. SOC 1302, Social Problems, gives students the chance to study social disorganization and reorganization with emphasis on the topics of mental illness, suicide, drug addiction, alcoholism, sex deviation, crime, gambling, minority groups, divorce and retirement. Taught by Billy Grimsley, Social Problems will be offered on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 to 9:50 a.m. Registration continues at Lee College through Aug. 29. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 through 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Aug. 28 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 29. Late registration will be Aug. 31 and Sept.. 1, with late registration by approval only through Sept. 16. For more information on LC social science courses, contact Jim Maroney, division chairman, at 425-6371, or the LC Counseling Center at 425-6384: Nuhn decides not to run for 1988 Democratic nomination ATLANTA ;(AP >- Sen. Sam Nunn. who had been considered a potentially strong conservative candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said Thursday he will not run for the presidency in 1988 because of his family and Senate responsibilities. Nunn spokesman Scott Maxwell said Nunn was sending out letters to the many supporters who had encouraged him to run, telling them he had decided against running. A conservative Southern Democrat. Nunn is chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the party's preeminent expert on defense matters. Rep, Buddy Darden, D-Ga.. said Nunn called him this morning to say he would not run. "He told me he felt that he would make a poor presidential candidate because he would be too distracted by his duties with the Armed Services Committee." Darden said. ; Nunn's letter to supporters said he had been "surprised and honored by the many sincere offers of political and financial support that I have received from both old and new friends throughout the nation, "1 have decided not to enter the 1988 presidential race, My new responsibility as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee weighs heavily in this decision. 1 know myself pretty well, and 1 have concluded thai if 1 attempted to run for president, and also earn- out my Senate duties, 1 would wind up doing neither well. "With a son in high school and a daughter in college, 1 am also concerned about the impact of a presidential campaign on my family." Darden and other Georgia Democrats said they were disappointed. Nunn. Georgia's senior senator, is in his third term. Fire news A house fire Wednesday destroyed the roof of a brick home at 9405 Crosby-Barbers Hill Road, according to Buster Irby, assistant chief of the Old River-Winfree Volunteer Fire Department. Barbers Hill Volunteer Fire Department received the 12:27 p.m. call and was assisted by Old River-Winfree. Cove, Beach City and West Lake volunteer fire departments. Irby said the owner, Barbara George, was not at home when the fire broke out and that a neighbor working down the road saw smoke and alerted authorities. The cause of the fire and the. extent of damages has not yet been determined. Irbv said. Every Fridoy I Sunday Night 5pm-11 pm 4 A flb : • : ' SIMM iMlpnilv 1 *^^^^^^ ^^^^ IMMVOM BOOS r USUDIAMT

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