Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 87, No. 34, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 24, 1994 Page: 3 of 14
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Palacios Beacon-Wed., Aug. 24,1994-Pag* 3A
Airport gets :
National Aviation Week was;
observed August 16 at Palacios'
Municipal Airport with a cer-
emony commemorating the:
many economic contributions
local airports give to their sur-
James Webster, staff assistant
from U.S. Senator Phil'
Gramm's Regional Office in:
Houston, presented the airport:
with a certificate of apprecia-:
tion from Gramm and read a
letter from the senator saluting,
the airport in it's effort to bring:
jobs and opportunities to;
"Aviation is to our Texas:
towns and cities in the 1990's
as was the railroad to the early;
American communities of the;
1860's; it has opened up the.
heartland of America to eco-:
nomic development," said
Gramm in the letter read by
"I am very aware of the
significant economic develop
ment responsibility shouldered
by the rural airports of Texas.
It's for this reason that we
should all stop and take the
time to recognize that these
airports help make our won-
derful Texas communities a
great place to work and earn a
living,” added the senator.
National Aviation Week is
August 15-21. Each year it is
observed during the week of
August 19, marking the birth-
day of Orville Wright, the Fa-
ther of American Aviation.
spend money until they have He said the Aug. 31 workshop
completed a feasibility study, in Palacios will given individ-
“Listen closely to what the uals step-by-step instructions
public and your heart is telling on how to open a new busi-
you," he added. ness.
Poison said it is most For more information, or to
American’s dream to open pre-register for the workshop,
their own business, however he call Sandra Minton, Office
said it should be researched Manager of WCJC-SBDC, at
and approached with caution. (409) 532-0604.
Toll-free phone service ok’d
for Markham to BC, Blessing
GTE Telephone Operations nity," said Tedd Olkowski,
Texas/New Mexico has an- GTE Division Manager. "We
nounced the results of the re- believe this new service ad-
eem Expanded Toll-Free Local dresses the needs of our
Calling (ELQ balloting to the Markham customers that were
Markham telephone service not addressed under their cur-
area. ELC will be available rent calling plan."
from Markham to Bay City Once the service is opera-
and Blessing. The projected in tianal, all customers will have
service date is December 1994. the service for an additional
“GTE is pleased to offer Ex- monthly fee of $3.50 for rcsi-
panded Toll-Free Local Call- dence customers and $7.00 for
ing to the Markham commu- business customers.
National Aviation Week
JAMES WEBSTER, staff assistant from Senator Phil
Gramm's office, presents a certificate of appreciation to
Mayor Geo. Holst at the Palacios Municipal Airport,
recognizing the importance of rural airports during
National Aviation Week. (Beacon Photo by Leita Hooper)
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• Alejandro Garcia, 39, of
the 300 block of Commerce
was arrested at 12 a.m. Aug.
19 in the 400 block of Com-
session of marijuana-less than
• A boy’s Huffy mountain
bike valued at $150 was re-
ported stolen from the yard of
a residence in the 700 block of
Perryman on Aug. 18.
• Frank Villareal, 48, of the
1000 Mock of Johnson was ar-
rested at 5:51 p.m. Aug. 20 in
the 300 block alley between
Welch and Morton and
charged with public intoxica-
• Ygnacios Flores Ferretiz,
37, of the 300 Mock of Com-
merce was arrested at 3:43
p.m. Aug. 21 in the 800 block
of Lucas and charged with
public intoxication. l% ~-
• Janet G. Bickham, 29, of
the 500 block of Henderson
was arrested at 12:29 a.m.
Aug. *21 at the Courthouse
Annex and charged with traffic
warrant: which she paid and was
• A stereo valued at $150,
binoculars valued at $100,
knife valued at $15 and as-
sorted wrenches valued at $75
was reported taken from a
shrimp boat docked in Turn-
ing Basin #1 on Aug. 13.
• A 49-year-old man re-
ported been bitten by a dog on
the right hand while transport-
ing the animal from the
veterinarian’s office at 10:30
a.m. Aug. 16.
• A cellular phone valued at
$200 was reported taken from
a truck either in Palacios or
while in Houston sometime
between Aug. 14-16.
• Thomas Carlton, 29, of the
800 block of Lucas was ar-
rested at 7:51 pan. Aug. 16 in
the 400 block of South Bay
Blvd. and charged with public
• A 25-caliber pistol valued
at $49.95 was reported possi-
bly stolen on about Aug. 1
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West, Nicholas M. Palacios Beacon (Palacios, Tex.), Vol. 87, No. 34, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 24, 1994, newspaper, August 24, 1994; Palacios, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth724326/m1/3/: accessed November 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palacios Library.