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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 27, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas                                10 f Scores 7 Georgia Longhorn buries Aggies 61 ordinance faces second test Monday By DYANNE FRY Staff writer City Council will take its second vote on the latehours drinking ordinance Monday when it meets in City Hall at If the vote is a group of local bar owners are considering filing a petition to force the issue to a public Two weeks the council voted 61 in favor of the or which was written to rescind the 1979 law which made it possible to obtain a 2 liquor license in this If the new ordinance all licensed bars will have to close at midnight every night but when they will be permitted to stay open until 1 The earlier closing hour is favored by Mothers Against Drunk and opposed by many of the bar owners now holding 2 The latter group reported last week that it already has enough signatures to force a public referendum on the City Council will also be considering a request from New Braunfels Aero which wants to sublease all its city airport holdings to another Engine Components of San The Municipal Airport Advisory Board met and unanimously recommended that the sublease be ECI executives asked that it be placed on this weeks council so that they can take over operation of the airport on 1 if all goes New Braunfels Aero now operates the airport under contract with the and all subleases have to be ap proved by the Mondays agenda also includes opening bids for some 14 city vehicles and two service contracts to be purchased this year a discussion about the cooperative garage and maintenance center being considered by county and school governments and a public hearing on a proposed rezoning at Loop 337 and Hanz The acres in question are now zoned Cl local business and R2 twofamily A local veterinarian wants to put a clinic which would require C3 commercial The Planning and Zoning Commission recommended that the change be but only for this specific purpose that the land should revert back to its present zoning if the clinic is never After the council will vote on that Two other rezoning ordinances will be read for the second and another for the third and last Strip annexations on Krueger Lane and FM 1863 will be read and voted on for the second So no one has made any public objection to either Two items that were supposed to come before the Parks Advisory Board last but didnt due to lack of a are now on the council They include First Baptist Churchs request to use the Main Plaza for its Christmas cantata on 19 and a Live Oak Scout troops wish to stay overnight at Camp The council will also consider City Manager Delashmutts request for an insurance and risk management consultant and Becker Motor Companys application for a wreckedvehicle storage New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZeltung il NJn 93fi fifi Donoe A SUNDAY November 50 cents 92 236 66 Sections USPS 377880 f Launching pad for the playoffs TV crew killed in fiery crash MIDLAND AP A private plane dived into the ground and burst into flames as it approached an killing eight including six television station employees who had been covering high school football The twinengine Beechcraft 100 turboprop was en route from Fort Worth about when it fell hose first for no apparent crashed and burned on said Texas Department of Public Safety dispatcher Jerry The plane crashed on the Scharbauer Ranch ad jacent to a runway of the MidlandOdessa Regional Air All eight people aboard were killed said Peace Justice Bob Warren said four of the victims were burned beyond The plane was returning a KOSATV camera which included the Odessa stations assistant news sports director and chief We lost some key but fortunately we have enough staff left to put the news said KOSATV anchor Brent Its a strange mixture of Weve got a job to do and the loss that any family said news director John The plane burned for about four hours before firefighters could extinguish the A charred and twisted heap of metal was all that From where I was all I could see that that looked like a plane was one wing jutting out of the said Bob a sportswriter for the Midland ReporterTelegram who was among the first on the Bill manager of Texas Western Aviation which chartered the flight for the CBSTV af said the television crew was flown Friday to tape highlights of playoff games won by two local The crew had flown to Wichita Falls to cover the Odessa PermianWichita Falls Rider match and then to Fort Worth for the Midland LeeTrimble Tech Giles They were identified as assistant news director Gary of Midland sports director Jeff Odessa chief engineer Bobby Odessa assistant chief engineer Edward Odessa production assistants Bruce and Brent Odessa pilot Keith See Page 14A Van Horn services Monday Staff photo by John Senler Unicorn fullback Rick Purdy goes over the top against the Brownsville Pace Vikings Friday night in Purdy gained 160 including several on swan dives like as the Unicorns won 107 to move into the regional finals Friday in San The op ponent Robert Van who gave other New Braunfels residents many reasons to be died Thanksgiving Day at the age of His interests were geared toward Van Horn served as a director of the Comal County Fair Association and the Junior Livestock He was also a member of the New Braunfels Aquatic His motives were As chairman of an 11 member advisory Van Horn helped Comal ISO ride out a wave of turmoil last He guided the committee with precise recommending ways to minimize major com munication and morale problems within His sense of humor was At the first committee Van Horn introduced himself this way I have the distinction of living across the street from the famous Gruene Road Van who made New Braunfels his home 12 years died at Thursday at McKenna Memorial Services will be at 11 Monday at Peter and Paul Catholic Church with the Patrick Flanagan Burial will follow in Sam Houston National Born on in he was the son of Frank and Maibelle Atkinson Van He married the former Mary Ann Henderson on 1959 in See VAN Page 14A Traffic plan Inside Bob Henry has proposal for city woes Local resort owner Bob Henry thinks he has the solution to a problem the City Council has been struggling with for A study of City Hall records has convinced him that summer traffic and parking problems on Liberty Avenue are caused by the and should be solved by the Henry told the HeraldZeitung last And the city should make a lot of money in the His federal lawsuit against the sparked by Councils move to put no parking signs in front of his is reportedly still on hold in San Henry said that attorneys on both sides had and arent that far from reaching an his private staff has been working on the traffic proposal which was typed and with color to council members and other city officials two weeks Henry thinks his idea would substantially relieve the congestion on Liberty which is why City Council wanted to put the no parking signs there in the first He has also addressed the issues of parking and crowd control in the citys Prince Solms and Hinman Island The way he sees theyre all part of the same big Hes for reopening Hinman Island allowing parking in areas that are now closed to auto traffic in and charging cars to come See Page 14A 182 die in jumbo jet crash Spain AP A Boeing 747 jetliner of Colombias Avianca Airlines crashed and exploded in flames early Sunday as it approached the Madrid airport and officials said they feared at least 182 people were The airport officials said the jumbo jet was carrying 169 passengers and 20 crew members and it was believed there were only seven Police reported one survivor died of burns en route to the Airport sources said many of were French nationals who had boarded the plane in The flight originated in West and had been scheduled to continue on from Madrid to and then the Colombian The plane crashed near the village of Mejorada del only five miles east of Madrids Barajas airport and 12 miles east of the Spanish Fire fighting equipment and ambulances rushed to the scene from Officials said the bodies of the including See Page 14A Todays Weather This morning will be cloudy and with a low in the Lake wind advisories will be in effect throughout the with winds coming from the northwest at 1520 miles per hour and There is a 30 percent chance of light Clouds will making for a cold Monday will be partly cloudy and with a high in the Sunrise today will be at Its a Mirage At press time Saturday the SMU Mustangs were having much more fun than the Houston Cougars in the Mirage Bowl in SMU was leading 344 after three quarters and appeared en route to a 71 conference record and a secondplace finish behind The Mustangs took advantage of a familiar Houston to fashion the com fortable The game marked the first time the Mirage Bowl had featured two Southwest Con ference BUSINESS A CLASSIFIED 3B PEATHftY 2A ENTERTAINMENT m 134 PUBLIC RECQRPS SPQRTS WEATHER Utilities trustees eye wastewater shared garage proposal By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer New Braunfels Utilities trustees probably wont see the Christmas lighting ceremony downtown Tuesday Theyll be talking about their own Three main topics dot the agenda for the meeting at the Utilities board First on the list is whether to commit up to for a feasibility study on a joint vehicle maintenance program with the Comal ISD and New Braunfels Representatives from each entity met 17 to mull over the general They left with instructions to talk among themselves and decide if they wanted to financially proceed with a feasibility study that would get down to If the word is trustees will also appoint one NBU staff person and one trustee to represent NBU on a preliminary study committee with Architect Gene Trustees could also approve a construction contract for the Kuehler Wastewater Treatment Plant ex contingent upon the con tracts subsequent approval by the Texas Department of Water Resources and the Environmental Protection NBU received 15 bids on the million project on but EPA and TDWR have a 90day bid review Trustees will also consider an agreement with West Point Pepperell for a physical inspection of its hydroelectric Its two generators are pre1935 similar to NBUs operating Landa Park The Utilities board approved a pre feasibility study on renovating Westpoints generators last At that NBU Manager Bob Sohn speculated a possible savings of a if the project proved   

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