The Baytown Sun from Baytown, Texas on April 29, 1986 · Page 2
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Baytown, Texas
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Tuesday, April 29, 1986
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1-A THE BAYTOWN SUN TueMlay, April It, Police beat Child seriously hurt in accident A 3-year-old Baytown boy was seriously injured Monday night when a four-wheel quadtrack rolled on him. Baytown police said David Russell Garrett of 1206 Jeanie was riding the 250 cc Honda quadtrack with his father, David Randall Garrett, in the 1300 block of Massey-Tompkins Road when the incident occurred. Garrett told police that he and the child were going through a ditch at a slow speed when the quadtrack turned over sideways, injuring the child. The boy -was taken to Gulf Coast Hospital and then was transferred to Texas Children's Hospital in Houston by Life Flight helicopter. A hospital spokeswoman said Tuesday morning that the child is in stable condition in the hospital's pediatric intensive care unit. Shots fired A resident in the 3200 block of Illinois told police that as she talked on the telephone at 3:05 a.m. Monday someone fired shots at her home. Police found a .32-caliber bullet lodged in the kitchen wall of the woman's house and two bullets in the outside wall of the woman's home. Police feel that three Hispanic males, with whom the woman- had argued earlier, might have fired the shots. ' Burglaries and thefts •A Baytown man told police that someone stole a goat! Monday from his backyard fn the 1300 block of Burbank. He said he was awakened by the goat bleating and looked outside to find a man with the goat on his shoulders walking toward Oak addition. •A television, valued at $100, was stolen between 11 p.m. Sunday and 12:30 a.m. Monday from the 3400 block of Lantern Lane. •A window air conditioner, valued at $400, was stolen between Saturday and Sunday from the nursery of Trinity Episcopal Church, 2701W. Main. •A resident in the 3300 block of Rollingbrook told police that between 12:30 and 6 a.m. Monday, someone took the T-tops from his 1985 Nissan. The T-tops are valued at $1,500. •Between 7 p.m. Friday and 6:15 a.m. Monday, someone ransacked the office of Walden Oak Private School, 3100 W. Baker Road, and took a bank bag with $200 in cash and checks. •A resident in the 1400 block of Yupon told police that between midnight Saturday and 8 p.m. Monday, someone stoie parts from a 1969 Plymouth engine. The parts are valued at $655. Chambers County ANAHUAC — Two Alexandria, La., men were arrested about 11:30 p.m. Monday on Interstate 10 after about 28 grams of a substance believed to be cocaine was found in their vehicle, Chambers County sheriff's deputies said. Deputies identified the suspects as Willie Riser, 37, and Lynn Goodman, 30. Both have been charged with possession of a controlled substance, investigators said. Bond has been set at $25,000 on each man. Anahuac Justice of the Peace H.J. Guillory set bail. Officers said a vehicle was stopped between the Old and Lost River and the Trinity River bridges after it was observed weaving on Interstate 10. An inspection of the vehicle revealed suspected marijuana cigarettes. The suspected cocaine was found in the trunk of the vehicle, deputies said. New stop sign rejected By LOUISE SHAW ; Baytown Traffic Commission Monday voted unanimously to reject placement of a stop sign on Fairway Drive. Country Club Oaks Civic Association requested that the city place an all-way stop at any intersection on Fairway Drive, Bill Cornelius, director of planning and traffic for the city, said. To meet the requirements of an all-way stop there would have , to have been five correctable accidents in a 12-month period or [ 500 vehicles would have to travel i the road per hour in an eight- Ihour period. Cornelius said that Fairway does not meet the requirements. The commission also voted unanimously not to put traffic ^ignals at Massey-Tompkins load and Chaparral Street and est Main and Georgia streets. To warrant a traffic signal at Ihese locations, there would ave to have been five correc- able accidents within a 12- lonth period at the intersec- ions or 600 vehicles per hour would have to have gone through ' intersection during an eight- hour period. Cornelius said these intersections also do not meet the requirements for traffic signals. Requests to prohibit parking on Oakwood, from Airhart to Beech streets, and State Street, (between Schilling and Gresham, iwere also denied by the commis- jripn. The commission acted, vvithout any discussion, upon the recommendation of Cornelius. The commission did establish a loading and unloading zone on Martin Luther King, west of the Bayshore Community Development Center. In a written report sent to the commission prior to Monday's meeting, Cornelius . *aid that the center reported that people park in front of the office making it difficult to load and unload people visiting the center. The commission also removed the turning restriction at Roll- ingbrook Drive and North Main Street. Traffic traveling eastbound in the right lane at Roll- ingbrook at North Main is required to turn right onto North Main. With construction of the section of Massey-Tompkins east of North Main completed, the restriction is no longer necessary, Cornelius said. The commission instructed Cornelius to look into a complaint by Jimmie Foster, a Wooster resident, that a business at Bayway Drive and Foster Street is creating traffic hazards with employee parking and large machinery. Although Foster was not on Monday's agenda, the commission agreed to allow him to voice his complaint. Foster said employees of the company park on the street and block motorists' view of oncoming traffic at the intersection. He said he has complained, without satisfaction, to Baytown Police Chief Wayne Henscey, to City Manager Fritz Lanham and City Attorney Randy Strong. Commission Chairman Becky Clayton asked Cornelius to look into the problem and if the solution warrants a recommendation from the commission to place Foster on next month's agenda. However, if the solution requires police action or the action of some other city department, Cornelius is to see that the problem is brought to the attention of the proper authority. Ms. Clayton, who asked City Council not to reappoint her to the commission, was presented a certificate and a pen and pencil set by the commission. She has completed eight years on the commission. for the « KSUK nm TIE unrnn CUM cmr COMNSSNM FFA CONTEST WINNERS MEMBERS OF the team from the Robert E. Lee High School Future Fanners of America winning first place at the Bedias Creek Soil and Water Conservation District Contest are, John Wilson, left, and Eric Pattridge. Brian Estes, also on the winning team, Is not pictured. (Sun staff photo by Angle Bracey) AP news scan WASHINGTON — A voluntary muster of inactive Army reservists early this year confirmed the nation's Individual Ready Reserve is not so ready, underlining the need for mandatory annual call-ups, a top Pentagon official says. DALLAS — Former Gov. Bill Clements says GOP gubernatorial rival Kent Hance's latest television commercial — using actors to give "man on the street" testimonials — indicates Hance is getting desperate in the campaign's final days. BEAUMONT — GOP gubernatorial candidate Kent Hance, whose media blitz includes a television commercial attacking illegal immigration, was confronted by Hispanic leaders who said their children would suffer because of him. SHERMAN — Tom Loef fler says he could win the Republican gubernatorial nomination Saturday without a runoff. The Hunt congressman today started a 24-city campaign swing leading' up to Saturday's primary. "We're the campaign that's got the momentum,'' he said on the Monday night flight into Sherman. THE STATE HUNTSVILLE — Texas prison officials have agreed to lift a mail ban against inmates suspected of gang involvement, provided correspondents do not promote violence or break prison rules. At a prison board meeting Monday, board members also chose a Dallas company as the contractor for prison near Palestine. Reagan continues trip ANDERSEN AIR BASE, Guam (AP) — President Reagan, heading for Indonesia Tuesday for talks with top officials of the non-Communist nations of Southeast Asia, stressed U.S. commitment to economic freedom rather than individual liberty in the politically diverse region. But he carried with him in his entourage two Australian journalists who became a symbol of press freedom after President Suharto's government banned them and other Australian journalists from Indonesia. Suharto banned all journalists working for Australian media following publication of an article in a Sydney newspaper comparing Suharto's family with that of deposed Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos. Richard Paifreyman said he and his colleague, James Middleton, received no indication they would be granted permission to enter Bali. But he announced to his American colleagues here after getting the go- ahead from his home office in Sydney, "We're going." At a refueling stop on Guam, Reagan told U.S. military families he is going to Bali to "reaffirm America's commitment to free markets and free trade." During his three-day visit to the picturesque resort island of Bali, Reagan will meet with foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a compact of six non- Communist trading partners, all intent on increasing trade with the United States. The officials he is seeing, Reagan said, represent nations that have "in large part embraced human liberty, both political and economic, and in recent years the people of these nations have produced a remarkable record of economic growth." Some of the member nations, including Indonesia, the conference host, have long histories of authoritarian rule. However, U.S. officials said privately Reagan has no intention of pressing human rights issues during his stay. "We will reassert our belief," said Reagan, "that in liberty, we can work together to bring still greater prosperty to the Pacific." White couple gets baby HOUSTON (AP) - A black couple, who wanted to adopt a black baby girl found in a trash bin, said the white couple who was granted custody of the infant "bought themselves a black baby." When 8-month-old Ashley Dennis was found four days after she was born, Wendell and Ruth Robbins, a black couple, saw her picture on television and immediately decided they wanted to adopt her. The Harris County Children's Protective Services approved the Robbinses for the adoption late last year, but Arnold and Jana Neu, the baby's white foster parents, decided in January they wanted to adopt the baby, too. On Monday, State District Judge Robert L. Lowry decided it was "in the best interests of the child" that she remain with the Neus and granted them custody of the little girl. The Neus have had Ashley since August. Lowry said that county officials had rejected the Neus' adoption application without good cause, Mrs. Robbins, choking back •tears after the ruling, said race was not the only issue in the' custody battle. itaptofcm Entered at tocond ctoa matter ot the Baytown, T«xo» Pott Offic* 77522 uodw the Act of Congmt of March 3, 1879. Publi»h«d afternoon*, Monday through Friday and Sundays ot 1301 Memorial Drive in Baytown, Texat 77520. P.O. Box 90, Baytown, Texoi, 77522. Subscription Roto*: By carrier, S5.2S per month, $63.00 per year. Single copy price: 23 centt Daily, 50 cents Sunday. Mail rote* on request. Reoriented nationally by Coastal PuWJcotloot. Tides WEDNESDAY HIGH: 5:29p.m. LOW: 8:15 a.m. (Tides forecast are for Baytown area bays) Sun SUNRISE: 6:40 a.m. SUNSET: 7:58p.m. SPOTS Wise services SERVICES FOR Dollie Loyce Wise, 78, of La Porte were held April 29 at Mangum Funeral Home with the Revs. Jerry Neff and Pat Windham officiating. Mrs. Wise died April 27 at a Pasadena hospital. Survivors include daughters, Martha Rose and Tommie Price, both of La Porte, and a sister, Eva Ray Veach of Liberty. Fajita fest BAYTOWN BLUEGRASS and Fajita Fest will be held beginning at noon May 3 at Bicentennial Park. There will be an assortment of arts and crafts and food booths. Live bluegrass entertainment will also be on hand. Persons interested in selling handmade arts and crafts, entering a bluegrass band or participating in the fajita cook- off should call the Baytown Parks and Recreation Department at 427-74 77. Home tour FOUR HOMES will be featured on the Bay Area Heritage Society Sesquicentennial Home Tour from 1 to 5 p.m. May 3-4. Tickets, $5, may be purchased from Baytown Historical Museum, Chamber of Commerce or Heritage Society board members. An antique quilt display and plant sale will be held at the museum during tour hours. Refreshments will be available. DePelchin meeting DePELCHIN CHILDREN'S Center will host a brown bag luncheon from noon until 1:30 p.m. April 30 at the center's main campus at Memorial Drive and Shepherd in Houston. The public is invited to the luncheon, which will feature speakers on DePelchin's child abuse prevention programs. Persons should bring their own lunch. Call 8618136 for reservations or information. Preschool program CEDAR BAYOU United Methodist Church, 2714 Ferry Road, is now offering a five-day preschool program. Registration has started for the five-, three- and two-day programs. More information may be obtained by calling the church at 427-4754 or Ann Jones at 422-4088. Grandmothers' Club BAYTOWN GRANDMOTHERS' Club will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. May 1 at the Baytown Community Building, 2407 Market. Food assistance WEST CHAMBER County" residents interested in the food 1 assistance program may apply at the county commissioner's of- : fice in the West Chambers Cour-. thouse Annex, 10616 Eagle' Drive, Mont Belvieu. Hours are 1 from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 to' 5 p.m. Monday through Friday,; Proof of residency and personal- identification are required/ Deadline is May 7. ''' Canoe Club A UNITED States Department of the Interior speaker will give, a program about conservation at the meeting of Goose Creek Canoe Club at 7 p.m. April 30 in Room 215 of the Social Science Building at Lee College. For more information call 576-6573.. ". Blood drive SAN JACINTO Optimist Club is hosting a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 31 at San Jacinto Mall. It will be held in the butterfly court by ZonderJ van Books in the mall. Call thfe Blood Center at 790-1200 for more information. Voter guides VOTER GUIDES for the May. 3, primary are available free b'f' charge at Baytown City Hall! amd the Community Building'^ the Baytown Chamber of Com'-' merce, Exxon Baytown Credit: Union, area libraries and banks,' and The Baytown Sun. The'i League of Women Voters and the Chamber of Commerce are distributing the guides. Photo contest ENTRIES FOR the sixth annual Mother's Day photo contest, sponsored by the Baytown Parks and Recreation Department, are, being accepted through May 6 at the department's office at 2407 Market. For more information; call 427-7477. Fenley to speak ': GAYLARD FENLEY, new head football coach at Ross S. Sterling, will be the guest speaker at the noon meeting of Kiwanis Club of Baytown May 1 at Holiday Inn. Fenley will discuss his plans for the Ranger program. B OX Tuesday birthday wishes are sent to: Belinda Castillo from her parents and grandparents. Fred Hornberger from his friends and the staff at The Bay town Sun. FREE SEMINAR ON RETIREMENT TAX ALTERNATIVE A free comprehensive retirement IRA Rollover Seminar will be held at Best Western Motel, 2201 Decker Drive MAT S - 7:00 P.M. MAY 4 - 4:30 P.M. Topics to be covered include Tax Options on Company Pensions and Lump Sum Distributions. Seminar speakers will be Ken Albers and Michael Leiser with Rotan Mosle. for rcMrvatioiw cell 940-2(47. GRILLS SAVE PRICE INCLUDES SET OF 6 KABOB SKEWERS 421 W. ••ytown 422.1301

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