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*Accolades Shower on Tim Duncan
The Governor has written a letter of congratulations to Tim Duncan for being selected the Rookie of the Year. And the accolades shower in on Tim. Senator Burke said of Tim, “He got game” And while we are on sports heroes, the Governor had special congratulations for the running team from St. Croix Education Complex for bringing home the silver medal from the Penn relays – one of the most prestigious events in track and field.
Current Conditions in Paradise:
Temperature: 87 Degrees at 11 AM Skies: Sunny, Occasional Cloud Chance of Showers: Slight to 10%: Water Temp: Perfect Beach and Swimming Conditions: Perfect Sailing and Diving Conditions: World Class! Drinks: Ready for You!
It’s Food Fair
It’s Food Fair Day We have winners from food fair. In produce the winner Jerold Hodge, Jr. In plants, the winner Leroy Williams. Basketweaving winner is Lucia Penn; And in arts & crafts the winner is Alvin Turnbull.
$95 dollars to get your car released. If you park in an illegal space, or block people in when you park for Carnival, you will be towed. $95 to get the car back. Please be careful and watch where you park for Carnival.
*Four Students win NASA Scholarships
Four UVI students have been selected by NASA to receive scholarships to study space. The scholarships direct the students toward math and science. The students are Math major Harvey Samuel, computer major Douglas Moore, Chemistry majors Karolyn Richards and Nadine Noorhasan. The scholarships run through graduation.
*Senate Consultants Almost Ready
The Senate panel working on the Hess Agreement says their consultants report will be ready by May 5th. Senator Burke says that 20 years is a long time to receive no tax revenue. She wants to have a formula for paying some taxes when the company is profitable.
*Senate Governor Operations Meeting
The Senate Governor Operations met today. They passed a bill to revoke drivers licenses and business licenses when criminals trade in controlled substances. They passed a bill to define justifiable use of force, the created new penalties for car jacking, and they passed a bill regarding the safe storage of firearms. They also created a new plan to use a point system for moving violations.
*Road Work Today
There is road work today and tomorrow on Route 30, that’s Frenchman’s Bay Road from Beverly Hills through Donkey Hill. The Crews are out during day light hours. Motorists are asked to avoid Frenchman’s Bay road. The work will be finished by Carnival Race day. Next week we will be repaving the new Fort Mylner Intersection.
*National Park Fees Begin
On Tuesday morning in Frederiksted, the regional Manager of Tropical Shipping Company Ltd. John Carey presented with 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Commemoration Commission the funds to paint a 200 foot mural on Fort Frederiksted.
*Housing Authority Needs Space
Housing Authority is making an urgent appeal to landlords with affordable rental property to contact the Department of Human Services immediately. If you have apartments to rent call Valerie Kendall 774-1166
“Miss Lucia’s Treats Carnival Food Fair is n today and WSTA will bring you the sounds of the food fair with Brownie today at half past noon. The 4-H Carnival troupe will hold practice on Wednesday and Thursday at Joseph Gomez Elementary School at 5:00 PM µ Bethel Missionary Baptist Church has youth activities at 7:00 PM Tonight – Live Entertainment at Carnival Village. We’ll have it for you live at 8:00 PM tonight.