Sunday, March 20, 1983

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 20, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas lnc box iVjxpej Houston NCAA tournament N CflroNiw MMIison 4V UtahWUClAvi Kentucky Ohio 40 NBA scores San Antonio Indiana 118 Washington Naw York 90 Atlanta Utah 94 Phoanlx Dallas Local Baseball Naw Braunfala Ttmpto 4 Smlthaoh vaday Blanco 1 New Braunfels Naw Taxas 92 56 BamiimmiMamBaHBiMiaamnaBsay 68 Sections SUNDAY March 1983 50 cents USPS 377880 Former justice finds home in Huntsville AUSTIN AP Don who had told reporters they would witness a miracle when he assumed office as Texas Supreme Court justice in was in a Hunt sville prison hospital this weekend facing five years in Despite his complaints at an ex tradition hearing in the Virgin Islands that he was kidnapped by authorities and feared he had suffered a heart Yarbrough was flown back to Texas Prison officials said Yarbrough would spend about two weeks in the Texas Department of Corrections diagnostic unit before being assigned to the unit where he will serve his perjury Travis County District Attorney Ronald Earle said he greeted Yar brough Long time no when he boarded the private jet that brought Yarbrough back from a 19month sojourn in the its good to be Yarbrough shouted to reporters as he was led away to the stateowned plane that would take him to Dallas millionaire Ross Perot loaned the state the jet that brought the 41yearold former judge back to Austin from the island of District Judge David OBrien approved Texas Mark Whites request to extradite even though Yarbrough protested that his arrest was a kidnap in the purest sense of the who had been out of the reach of authorities while living on the socialistcontrolled island nation of Grenada since was seized by federal agents when he ventured to the island of Vincent in the Virgin I may have suffered from some kind of corornary I may have had a heart Yarbrough told the judge at the Friday ex tradition Yarbrough was represented by a courtappointed Texas officials said Yarbrough was uncooperative at the hearing and refused to stand when the judge en tered the Yarbrough was convicted of aggravated perjury in March He appealed the conviction free on moved with his and three children to Grenada where he began studying In August after his appeals See Page 12A Leroy Goodson seeks a higher bid Staff photo by Cindy Richardson County trims revenue sharing requests Commissioners Court started cutting up the federal revenue sharing pie Friday and soon not that there wasnt enough to go Requests for these made by 25 county service organizations and fire and ambulance totaled almost twice the amount the county will get this According to estimates released Friday by County Auditor Bate the county will get in 1983 federal revenue sharing In the county has in surplus revenue funds saved from 1981 and Bond Even with the this years requests far exceeded available County Judge Fred Clark pointed out during a court workshop Friday The court each year holds to set priorites for revenue sharing No final decisions were made although Clark gave his suggestions for dividing the The court could take action on the requests at another meeting ten tatively set for Clark in Noting that they perform essential services to the Clark suggested that a sizeable portion of the funds go to the countys fire and emergency medical service Clark did not agree with all their requests some of which amounted to more than the 1983 As an the judge cited Brackens Volunteer Fire Depart ments which he said totaled Thats too ex ceeds all were expecting to receive this After reviewing com missioners tentatively agreed to set aside for fire and ambulance Specifically how the money will be split up among the groups will be decided at a later date possibly Friday after the court has had a chance to review each depart ments request in Clark also suggested another big portion of the federal funds be set aside to buy land for future expansion of county The judge proposed that the court tentatively set aside for this We have to have an objective of retaining some money for capital said Commissioner Jumbo following Clarks followed Clarks guidance in attempting to grant smaller requests made by other The court tentatively agreed to the full requests of the Hays County Womens Center which it was noted serves Comal County for to the Canyon Lake Action Center to the Senior Citizens Center and to the Home Care But not all service organizations will receive their total Commissioners cut the original request made by the Comal County Juvenile Center to the Citizens Task Force on Water request of to and MHMRs request to Other requests cut and the original amount asked for included Com munity Service out of and the Community Council Aging out of Commissioners withdrew requests from Tye Preston Memorial Dittlinger Memorial Library and the County Extension Service after hearing that these requests were met in the 1983 county The total of the three requests amounted to The court also cut a request for the citycounty landfill after Bond told them the city did not approve its portion of payment for the which is run by both governmental Two tracts head list of jail sites By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Commissioners Court has ten tatively narrowed the three recom mended jail sites down to In a special Friday the court hired Curtis a local real estate to conduct a preliminary appraisal on two of the sites recommended by the jailsite selection Bremer estimated that his fee would not exceed to survey the Hanz property and the Water Lane property the committees top two The first parcel is a 12acre tract located in the Gruene area off Hanz Drive between Loop 337 and Gruene The groups second choice was a nineacre tract off Water adjacent to Loop 337 between West San Antonio Street and IH The third site referred to by the committee as the Walnut property is a acre tract on North Walnut Avenue along the Missouri Pacific Railroad Although the court did employ Bremer to survey the Walnut County Judge Fred Gark noted that it is not excluded on a permanent basis from con Commissioner Jumbo Evans said the Walnut property has serious drawbacks because it is located between the creek and the railroad With Sheriffs department and emergency vehicles being used in connection with the new it does not seem well that they get cut a train blocking the Evans I dont believe thats a prime Clark Even with the site selection was not a high See Page 12A Hydro plant foes create new association By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer In an attempt to block construction of a hydroelectric generation plant at Canyon a group of Comal County citizens has and they intend to Formally organizing as Canyon Lake Area Citizens the group held its second meeting Saturday morning at Fire Station 1 in Canyon The move had been spearheaded by Wallace the first property owner on the banks of the Guadalupe River below the This whole thing will be right in my front Greene said of the proposed hydro Declaring their purpose to study the practicality and affect of the installation of a hydro plant on the environment and recreational activities on Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe association members voted to limit membership to people who owned property or operated businesses in the Canyon Lake Eight members of a ninemember executive committee were chosen They include Clyde Mc Mahon of Sprague of Simon Richard Lewis of Rivers Edge George Richards of Village Jerry Walker of the Dorothy Baltzo of and who lives in Deep The ninth member will be appointed by the committee at a later Attorney John who drew up the paperwork for the described it as a plain vanilla organization that cant be ramrodded by any individual or who said the group needed to select a permanent legal representative from a firm with experience in this and said he had a prospective firm in Charging the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority GBRA with irresponsible Greene said that after the hydroelectric plant is the GBRA will take as much water out of that lake as they That charge is in sharp contrast with a statment made by John GBRA general who has said that the hydroelectric plant would be and that no additional water would be released from the lake to generate Greene also claimed that GBRA spokesmen would not answer property owners questions until after a feasibility study is completed by Brown and The Canyon Lake Area Citizens Association plans to conduct an an nual meeting each The groups next meeting will be April Former EPA chief eyed by Reagan Sttff photo by Cindy Kichardion Like all the other crafts this ceramic got to go home Friday not before threeyearold Kristen Rice gave it a thorough Awards were announced in the art and industrial arts divisions of the Comal County Youth Show and the ribbons had been claimed and exhibits taken home by that PCQM 9 end WASHINGTON AP President Reagan is moving to restore credibility to the Environmental Protection Agency by turning to its first William to run the troubled an administration official But other officials cautioned that while Ruckelahaus had accepted the job in a final decision had not been made as of One who insisted on said the White House was holding off making the anouncement until any possible conflict of interest could be through a declined Larry the chief deputy White Howe press said when the presidents ready to announce hell announce Ruckelsnaus is a senior vice president of law and corporate affairs of the Weyerhaeuser a timber and paper products firm based in Federal about 30 miles south of Within the Ruckelshaus was seen as a candidate who may face some opposition from the presidents conservative But he is viewed by the presidents aides as one who has the experience necessary to help patch up the images of the agency and the president in regards to environmental This guys got a lot of which is what we he started the the administration official See Page 12A Consoled With A Win Its not as nice as the tournament championship that went to Round Rock Westwood but the New Braunfels Unicorns did beat up on for the consolation title at the New Braunfels Baseball See Paga Horse show time The annual Comal County Youth Show winds up Sunday with the horse as local youngsters compete in a dozen events for the highpoint The events are scheduled to begin at Running To Win Putting together a good team the Canyon girls track team won Saturdays Gonzales Apache There was plenty of other local high school track and its all on Page Todays Weather Today will be partly cloudy and with northwest winds blowing 1520 miles per if should subside by Tonight will be clear and followed by a mild Todays sunrise was expected at 1A