PAGE 2A Laredo Morning Times Friday, June 11, 1999 LOCAL RV park Priest Day Sunday showing The Catholic Daughters of the Americas of Laredo will cele- brate Priest Appreciation Day After Mass, the Laredo clergy will be honored at a luncheon at 1:30 p.m. at La Hacienda Motor cracks on Sunday. Hotel. Local members include Court Selected stocks Isabella the Catholic No. 683, Court St. Mary Magdalene No. Selected closing prices as of Thursday, June 10, 1999, wit day quotes provided by the Laredo BY CADENCE MERTZ 1989 and Court St. Jude No. office of A. G. Edwards & Sons, mem h net Times staff writer 2363. changes compared to the previous bers, New The courts will honor the York Stocks Exchange Vol. Wild sunflowers have grown Dow 30 Ind. 10621.3 -69.0 Laredo clergy with the Holy NYSE 706,674,000 through the cracks in the pave- Sacrifice of the Mass to be cel- Albertson’s (ABS) 53 11/16 -1/8 ment and around the hook-ups of A.T. &T. Inc. (T) 53 11/16 +5/16 ebrated at San Agustin Catholic 67 recreational vehicle campsites Atlantic (BEL) 57 5/16 +5/16 at Lake Casa Blanca Church at 11:30 a.m. with Msgr. Bell South (BLS) 45 ¾ -5/16 International State Park. James E. Harris, chaplain of Caterpillar (CAT) 61 7/8 +3/8 Central & S. W. (CSR) 24 15/16 -7/16 Construction on these sites Court Isabella the Catholic No. Coastal Corp. (CGP) 40 11/16 -9/16 began a year and a half ago, yet 683, as celebrant. Columbia/HCA. (COL) 24 13/16 -1/4 no one knows when they will be All members of the clergy are NCCompaq Computer (CPQ) 22 5/16 -3/8 Times staff photo by CADENCE MERTZ Conoco Inc. (COC) 28 3/16 -7/16 open to the public. WAITING FOR IMPROVEMENTS: RV sites sit empty at Lake Casa Blanca International State Park until further welcome to concelebrate the Dayton-Hudson (DH) 60 ¼ +13/16 Park and local officials believe improvements can be made. Mass. Delphi Auto. Sys. (DPH) 19 -3/4 the new RV hook-up sites could Dillards (DDS) 35 7/8 -5/16 things, said Texas Parks and isfied,” said De Luna, who added park beautiful and make improve- Dupont (DD) 68 ¼ -9/16 bring in some of the lucrative Kodak (EK) 71 1/16 +1 5/16 “Winter Texan” business, but Wildlife Department Regional that paperwork in Austin could be ments, but he would like to see it Enron (ENE) 78 9/16 +1/4 there are still many improve- Director Dennis DeWitt. holding up the transfer of opera- go to new projects, instead of fin- Exxon (XON) 79 5/8 -1/2 ments needed before the camp- Hook-ups, which provide elec- tions. ishing up incomplete plans. Ford (F) 55 -1/4 Gen. Elec. (GE) 101 -1 11/16 ground is operational. tricity and water, are available but When TxDOT’s contractor com- When DPW does begin finaliz- Gen. Motor (GM) 64 11/16 +3/16 “We’re missing out on (tourists) not yet working, and some picnic pleted the area, it installed short ing the campsites for operation, IBOC 47 ¼ -3/4 spending their good money in tables and bright blue trash cans wooden posts along the road to though, Cuellar said he would IBM 115 ¼ -1 3/4 Laredo,” said Park Manager Dan stand unused. keep cars from driving onto the make sure they have the funds to Hartford Finl. (HIG) 58 9/16 -1 7/8 ITT Inds. Inc. (IIN) 37 1/8 -1 7/8 Olivas. DeWitt said the area remains grass. But at some turns in the finish the job. K-Mart (KM) 14 15/16 -5/16 Currently, there are only three under the jurisdiction of the Texas roadway the posts are so close to The park has about 500,000 Luby’s (LUB) 16 11/16 -1/8 usable RV spaces in the park, Department of Transportation, the road, large RVs may not be day visitors a year and earns Modine (MODI) 30 5/8 -9/16 which are located right off Loop which oversaw planning and able to maneuver around the approximately $3 per person, M.S. Carrier (MSCA) 32 5/16 -3/16 Natl. Bancshares (NBT) 15 ¾ PC 20. They are $9 each, and Olivas paving the roads and campsites. curves. according to DPW figures. Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) 39 ½ -15/16 said they are continually full. In March, however, TxDOT This problem must also be fixed “We’ve proved it in the past, Occidental Pet (OXY) 21 5/16 -3/16 In fact, demand for hook-ups is relinquished their jurisdiction over before Winter Texans can bring we’ll be up there with the best in ODP (OFFICE DEPOT) 20 7/16 -3/16 the project and it is now in DPW’s their sometimes-behemoth the park system,” Olivas said. Pep Boys (PBY) 19 -1/4 so high, the park must turn away Schlumberger (SLB) 60 1/16 +1/4 RVs each day, he said. hands, according to TxDOT Airstreams and Winnebagos Until then, however, the many Sears (S) 49 7/16 -3/4 The eastern shore of the lake, Construction Engineer Daniel De through. Laredo businesses that could Service Mdse. (SME) 0’13 NC where the vacant sites are locat- Luna. State representative Henry benefit from fueling, feeding and Sony (SNE) 96 15/16 +1 5/8 S. W. Bell (SBC) 55 -1/16 ed, still need picnic tables, shade “We coordinated with DPW and Cuellar says there is money, entertaining RV tourists – who Tandy (TAN) 83 ½ -15/16 shelters and grills, among other all of their requests had been sat- $400,000, to help keep the state sometimes park their vehicles for Texaco (TX) 64 ½ +3/4 weeks at a time — will have to Union Pacific (UNP) 61 15/16 +7/8 wait. USX Marathon (MRO) 31 5/8 +9/16 LISD authorizes application USX-U.S. Steel (X) 27 7/16 +1 1/8 Wal-Mart (WMT) 43 1/8 -1 Venator Group (Z) 9 15/16 NC Crude Oil (June) 17.85 -.14 Comex Gold (June) 260.10 -1.00 for bond funds beginning THURSDAY CASH 5 NUMBERS 5,30,6,1,10 Natural Gas (June) Mexican Bolsa Empresas ICA) Tele. De Mex. (TMX) Coca-Cola FEM (KOF) 2.355 5366.59 6¼ 73 5/16 17 7/16 -.105 -31.83 -1/4 -1 13/16 -1/4 Mex. Fund(MXF) 15 7/16 -3/16 BY EDDIE ZAVALA olution because they were only giving authorization. Mex. Peso 9.5700 Times staff writer “Everyone knows what the money will be used for. Funds can’t be used for anything else,” Jordan THURSDAY PICK 3 NUMBERS Laredo Independent School District board mem- bers authorized the district’s business manager noted. Board members unanimously approved the agen- 5,3,4 Thursday to submit an application to the state for da item. funding for the first phase of the bond package, but The first $72 million will be used for the demolition not before a few words were exchanged between and re-erection of Bruni, MacDonnell and Santa two board members. Maria Elementary schools and for the construction According to the agenda item, board members of classrooms, multi-purpose rooms and gymnasi- were expected to discuss and take action on “con- ums. The money will also allow LISD to comply with sideration and approval of a resolution” allowing the Americans with Disabilities Act. Business Manager Jesus Amezcua to file an appli- Phase I is expected to last three years, said cation asking the state for the first $72 million of the Amezcua, who noted the $144 million will be used recently approved $144 million bond package. during six phases. Board member Jose Valdez, however, questioned Two items on the agenda were tabled as a result why they were going to approve the resolution if of LISD’s Supt. Paul Cruz absence. One of the they had not seen the document yet. items was asking the board to approve the hiring of But Frank Staggs, while raising his voice, dis- a senior accountant, while the other called for the agreed noting that the resolution would only autho- hiring of a principal at Dovalina Elementary School. rize Amezcua to ask for the money. Dovalina Principal Violeta Covarrubias is retiring After the meeting, Board President Sharyn Jordan after 31 years of service to the district. said the item should not have included the word res- KLRN Laredo Night set for Saturday From staff reports fundraiser. It will run from June South Central Texas. 12-19. Debra Doyle of KLRN said it KLRN-TV’s 33rd annual Great After the Laredo Night, the includes luggage, computer TV Auction, Blazing Gavels, will auction also has scheduled software, professional services, feature Laredo Night on Seguin Night, June 14, New gift baskets, cookware, toys Saturday, June 12. Braunfels Night, Friday, June and more. Laredo Night is one of the 15, and Canyon Lake Night, Spotlight items include a 1999 nights formatted by the yearly June 19. FXD Harley Davidson Dyna fundraiser to showcase the San Antonio Police Chief Al Super Glide, a Polaris SL 900 wares of craftspeople and busi- Philippus and his wife, Jeannie, Watercraft, a miniature horse, a nesses from towns in the KLRN are serving chairs for the vasectomy reversal, six-day, 33-county viewing area. Blazing Gavels 1999 event. five-night stay for two at Hilton Blazing Gavels is being billed Auction merchandise includes Waikoloa Village in Hawaii, and as San Antonio public television contributions from individuals a laser vision correction proce- station’s oldest and grandest and businesses throughout dures.
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