Friday, June 21, 1996

US Virgin Islands

[singlepic id=4817 w=180 h=40 mode=web20 float=left]Good morning! This is Alex Randall with Good News Headlines


The Navy Is Coming.

The Navy called and said they are sending in another ship. The Navy is sending more troops for R&R. And an aircraft carrier is on its way too. The Navy says they like our crime prevention measures and we’re headed in the right direction.

God OK in School.

Governor Schneider signed the bill into law and students are allowed to acknowledge their faith in God at voluntary school unctions. The Governor said, How can we ask our children to turn away from drugs and violence and not permit them to declare their faith in God.

Police Grant

President Clinton signed 46 million dollars worth of Community policing grants into law. Our share was $200,000.

Travel Package

What do you get if you ask American Airlines, American Express and America’s Paradise to form a partnership. The governor has suggested that we form a partnership that would promote the Virgin Islands in a kind of a package deal. Stay tuned as this developes.


The senate rules committee confirmed 9 of the Governors nominations to boards and commissions.

License EASY!

Now it is official. Lee Carle said he went in to get his driver’s license renewed and he was in and out in less than 5 minutes. Ms Greg, Mrs.Callwood and Ms Hazelwood and the efficient staff at the drivers license Bureau made getting a license a breeze.


  • Hearings at Public Services Commission at 6PM at Legislative Conference room in Frederikstead – WAPA rate increase
  • UVI Graduation reception at 7 PM (tickets)
  • It’s Breast Cancer Awareness on Saturday at the Aubrey Ottley Post Office in Sugar Estate
  • Red Cross disaster training program starts on Saturday at UVI with classes on Shelter management, Disaster communication and Disaster health services. There is no better preparation for the upcoming hurricane season that knowing more about how to prepare. Call 774-0375
  • CAHS Class of 67 meeting at Percy’s Bus Stop 5:30, CAHS Class of 1981 meeting at 6 PM in room 194B
  • League of Women Voters is having a luncheon Monday with Dr. Malik Sekou with a political analysis of the Organic Act. It’s at L’Escargo noon Monday. For reservations call 776-9357.
  • Excelsior Talent Competition auditions are on Sunday at CAHS room 218A. At 4 PM

Finally This:

Two St. John students took the top honors at Antilles School annual Awards dinner. Lucas Schnell took the Honor Plaque, the schools top honor, and Westra Miller had the highest academic average with a straight 4.0. That’s excellent. That’s good news.