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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 2, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                301 MITCH WOMBLE BOX TX 75245 Whos 1 probably Brigham Young CottonBC Houston 28 Rose USC Ohio State 17 OrangeWashington OU17 SugarNebraska LSU 10 FiestaUCLA Miami 37 NewBraunfels Horald Ttxas Wednesday January 25 Cents 26 Sections 1985 arrives clad in white By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer The second day of the year brought snow and a winter storm warning to Comal By late this all local schools were being closed and driving conditions were getting worse by the Snow was falling as of presstime but many county roads and city streets remained passable with reduced speed and thanks to continuous efforts by road crews to keep bridges and overpasses Interstate 35 and Loop 410 in San Antonio had been closed by the Department of Public and officials there indicated Highway 281 might be next on their list of road A spokesman for the National Weather Service said the ice and sleet should taper off by But an accummulation of about an inch of ice is expected before that Comal ISO decided to shut down its i campuses around this Gay interim said weather con ditions had worsened faster than officials She said CISD would play it by ear on closing schools possibly making that decision sometime this af At presstime buses were running to take students back But arrangements were being made for personnel to stay with j some children at the schools until parents could pick them Today was also supposed to be Bill Browns first day on the job as CISD But Harvey CISD transportation director said Brown was stuck in the icy con ditions and could not travel from his home in New Braunfels ISO Charles Bradberry said he decided to close schools after a late morning weather See Page 9A lce on just about everthing in Comal County this mprning OERYL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG Rains hike lake level four feet Inside ByDANASTELL Staff writer Heavy rains over the New Years holiday have upped the inflow of the Guadalupe River into Canyon Lake to cubic feet per second today the rate topped at cfs for a short time over the The outflow from the dam was increased from 500 cfs to 800 this I anticipate we will be releasing Water Watch Comal 208 cfs down 141 Canyon Lake cfs up 1429 CtmYdh Dam iT r Edwards up Canyon Lake up some David director of planning and development at GuadalupeBlancb River had said early this GBRA regulates the release rate from the We look at how long the peaks what the flow is We also look at how much we can store and how much we can Welsch The outflow from the Take has remained at 500 cfs for about a The low outflow has caused the lake level to rise several feet this morning measuring feet above sea Its the rain picked us up about four feet were inching on said Phil of the Corps of Parsley said this morning that an inflow of cfs was not Compared to what weve had it See Page 9A Robert Pfeuffer swears in county officials Tuesday New faces FRANCES BRIDGES HERAI D ZEITUNG New county officials on the job Tuesday By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Not many people were around at 10 New Years Day when county officials were sworn into but a small crowd of friends and family braved the cold weather to witness the Those reelected stood along side the newcomers to take the oath of office as District Judge Robert Pfeuffer officiated in the second floor courtroom County Commissioner Lorenzo Yankee replacing Charles Tart Mund as the comissioner of Precinct will be the first Mexican American to hold a countywide office in Comal His watched as he took the Later he commented he intended to represent all of the people of Precinct 3i and that he planned to apply his accounting skills to the hoping to stretch taxpayers dollars as far as He said he would pay special attention to two recent issues the possibility of the countys joining the Alamo Area Housing Finance Corporation and the revision of the flood plain and floodway Both of these issues could affect the countys tax The housing finance corporation is one instance where I can apply my experience to help the If they the taxexempt bonds would prove to be beneficial to the countys as the finance consultant then Pm all for because the building and buying of houses would improve the countys tax base Camarillo pointed Camarillo also plans to look for ways in which the county could address the water problem that the drought this summer pointed We need to work with the Bexar County and the Corridor Council to find ways to solve our water whether it be better conservation programs or finding other sources besides the Edwards Underground Camarillo He also said though that in two cases in which county elected officials were com plaining of their he supported the commissioners actions so Whenever an elected official runs for he or she knows what the salary is that goes with the office and I think that person ought to be willing to accept the salary as it the new commissioner Three new all were also sworn in Tuesday along with re elcted constable Werner Keisling of Constable Precinct Hank English replaces Lester Jonas in constable Precinct Fidel replaces James Ivy in Precinct and Danny Scheel replaces Kermit Vetter in Precinct Tamez was accompanied by his wife Lucille and his daughter He already plans to be on the commissioners court docket Thursday to present a budget amendment for his He said in an interview later that he plans to follow through with his promise to his constituents of being a fulltii The budget request wns simply what he considers necessary to do the job he was elected to The vehicle he has been assigned has between miles on it and currently is in the shop for a week of scheduled The phone line to his house will make it possible for people to contact him without restricting his familys use of the If people have to call on personal phone sometimes they vvili not be able to reach me because someone is using the See Page 9A Todays Weather Theres a winter storm warning in effect for Comal County calling for an 80 percent chance of freezing rain or sleet mixed with An accummulation of about an inch of ice is expected with a high today in the mid It will stay cloudy and cold becoming partly cloudy on The low tonight should be in the mid 20s with a high Thursday in the low Winds will be from the north at 1015 mph through ENTERTAINMENT HOROSCOPE KAitir or IP 3C I3B 2C 9A Snow blankets North Texas DALLAS CAP Icy blasts sent temperatures plummeting past in parts of Texas early today and ushered in 198f on a frigid pillow of snow that blanketed much of the states northern As lawn the National Weather Service snow was still falling in a about 50 miles wide running from Tyler in East Texas into the south central sections of North The weather service said the which was slowly moving would continue over most of North Texas with additional accumulations of one to three inches Snow also covered the Panhandle and West Texas while freezing rain and freezing drizzle fell as far south as 20 miles north of San Antonio in the Hill A winter storm warning was in effect for North Texas and travelers advisories were posted for tin eastern and south central portions of the South Winds howling from the north at near 40 mph in some places only added to the dropping the wind chill to Ice and snow made driving con ditions were hazardous from Austin north to northwest to MidlandOdessa and east to said Lisa Fields of the Texas Department of Highways and Public Around two inches of snow fell during the night over a large portion of North including the Dallas Fort Worth Coinanche and Kastland counties had four to five inches Forecasters said snow ac cumulations in the DallasFort Worth area could top 10 inches if the storm res Snow also was falling at daybreak in Sari Angelo and where the temperatures were hovering around 20 degrees and wind chill indexes were below Fort Marfa and Alpine also See Page 9A Boliviabound jet vanishes over Andes LA Bolivia lAP and Bolivian planes searched the snowcapped Andes today for an Eastern Airlines jet that disappeared 10 minutes before its planned landing at Paz Authorities said at least seven Americans were among the 33 people A government plane returned to Ia Paz airport this morning after its crew scanned the crevices and passes of the Andes but found no trace of the Boeing said the consul in Royce who was aboard the search He said the Beech 200 aircraft had searched for two hours and 15 minutes and would search again probably in the when visibility was expected to be Fichte aid heavy clouds ham pered the who thought they spotted some wreckage but after circling for a closer look decided that it wasnt He said the search plane flew over the flight route that the Eastern jet had planned to The Federal Aviation Ad ministration said in Washington that wreckage believed to be that of the Eastern jet had been spotted about 50 miles from the airport in the general area of the planes last known location as established by radio But Fichte said the FAA reports about finding the plane are He said he believed the FAA report was based on the radio conversation in which crew aboard the search plane said they had spotted something that looked like wreckage and were going to take a second See Page H   

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