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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 3, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Ski New Braunfels See Pages 410 M053 MICROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX 45436 TX 75245 307 New Braunfels HeraldZdtuno Thursday January 1986 New Texas 3 T 25 Cents 16 Pages Storm ties up Comal state Schools close in county By DEBBIE DeLOACH and DANA STELL Staff writers Comal County residents woke up this morning under a blanket of At least inches of the white stuff fell on New Braunfels Wednesday on into the while up to four inches were reported in the Canyon Lake area by the National Weather Both local schools districts decided to call off school but most adults werent so City and county offices were open as were most businesses and Driving conditions were still hazardous this morning with ice covering bridges and in patches on Interstate despite road crews all night sanding At a onecar accident was reported in the 400 block of Highway 81 East near the New Braunfels RV An officer at the scene said the vehicle had abolished a large state highway department Earlier this a Penn sylvania man miraculously escaped injury when his van hit ice on the Guadalupe River left In terstate 35 and plunged to the ground Authorities estimated the drop was about 60 but Hostafa Comlekrioglh walked away from the maintenance foreman for the state Highway said Loop 337 was frozen over from 7 Wednesday to about 9 this Highway 46 to Boerne is pretty much icy Some of the high you cant get up See Page 16 Watching the snow from the barber shop on West San Antonio Street Planes wreckage found left CLARK HERALD ZEI1UNG Icy roads in storms wake By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A winter storm continued its trek across Southeast Texas early today with an assortment of freezing rain and snow being reported in Houston and in the BeaumontPort Arthur The onslaught that left San Antonio practically paralyzed Wednesday slowed down somewhat with the end of the but roads remain ice packed and hazardous driving conditions are reported across a vast area of South Texas north and west of a line from Eagle Pass to Corpus Christi to College Snowfall in Houston was reported to be light early but it followed several hours of sleet and freezing rain that left an ice coating on the surface of overpasses and elevated Driving con ditions were said to be extremely hazardous throughout the Houston prompting the National Weather Service and law en forcement authorites to discourage all but essential t Snowfall by dawn at Houston was limited to about onehalf but driving conditions prompted the Houston Independent School District to close down schools for the districts School districts at nearby Spring and Conroe were also because of the Houston city officials said 200 men were using 50 trucks to spread sand on bridges and It was the first measurable snowfall at Houston since February See Page 16 Inside LA Bolivia AP Rescue workers assembled today at the base of an Andes peak to attempt to reach the wreckage of an Eastern Airlines jet embedded on a snow covered Officials said the 29 passengers and including eight were presumed It appears the plane crashed headon and the shape of a plane is clearly said Grover Rojas of the Bolivian air The remains of the plane are scattered over a large We rule out any possibility of Americans and Bolivian air force who led a search involving air force plans and a said the wreckage was sighted Wednesday at about Among the Americans aboard the Boeing 727 were Marian wife of Ambassador to Paraguay Arthur and William director of the Peace Corps in according to and Trinidad UPaz BOLIVIA Cruz Site of crash airport Using fourwheeldrive an 11man Red Cross team today drove to Urana near the base of Illimani which rises nearly feet above sea The mine is about 35 miles southeast of La A photograph of the crash clearly showed the outline of a large plane in the with wreckage of the fuselage scattered Richard an Eastern Airlines senior vice said in Miami that the airline was trying to find a highaltitude helicopter that could reach the crash which is on a 45degree McGraw told a news conference a crew from a local television station flew over the crash site in a light plane and spotted a 9foot wing a section of the tail and a horizontal They are convinced that the parts are of a Boeing Flight which originated in disappeared 10 minutes before it planned to land at El Alto airport in La on Tuesday The flight was en route to In Eastern Airlines spokeswoman Paula Musto identified a third American passenger as Jonathan She did not give his home Musto identified the crew members as Larry 1st Officer Kenneth and 2nd Officer Mark all based in She said two Loseth and Haywood Hargrove were not members of the working Loseth was based in and Hargrove was based in she When the plane last made contact with El the pilot reported he was Hying at He was told to descend to feet and then make radio but was never heard from airport officials U On Top A winter warning for area has been lifted as the closest voting in recent National Weather Brigham Young nipped predicts clear skies and for the 1 spot in temperatures to continue Associated Press football The high today will voting temporarily ended the near 41 with winds from the about the Cougars at about 10 Expect a but just freeze with a high Page in the upper Yesterdays was 27 and mornings low 1315 Sunset today will be at 12 sunrise tomorrow will be at 6 6 A Water 2 HOROSCOPE 16 KALEIDOSCOPE 6 OPINIONS 4 SCRAPBOOK 6 1011 Cum i i i r 16 LISTINGS 12 3 Good numbers DWI totals dropped for New Years Eve Fourteen people were arrested in Comal County for driving while intoxicated over the holiday sometimes best remembered for drinking No one was killed on Comal County roads during the New Years Drunken drivers were picked up by Department of Public Safety and officers in the New Braunfels Police Department and Comal County Sheriffs Department between 28 and There were only a few people arrested for public according to a jail Public awareness of the dangers of driving after drinking is one reason for the low number of DWI Hannelore owner of Comal Taxi and said she believes people are becoming more conscious about the safety of themselves and of Locals took it easy on the spirits Monday got another ride home They are more concerned about drinking and driving and there are a few more things on television about she Her company offered free taxi service to local drinkers New Years Eve and she said the number of takers tripled this year over Are you kidding she We had about 30 We even took a van full of young people to a party and we picked them up about They just didnt want to Two years Brotze five or six people called for a free cab ride Last only about 10 did It was a good success this Brotze We had some local bars and some They are more strict with DWI and people dont want to get involved in an Brotze said she and driver Jesse Hearn worked until about 3 We just invited our families over here and we in bet she Suspect charged in holiday burglary on River Road An New man charged with burglary ot a habitation was released on a ulW bond Wednesday alter turning himself into the Comal i ounty Sheriffs The burglary charge against Niki Julian Phelps was connected to a string of house burglaries on River Road between 1 got word tills guy wanted to talk to and we ivilamied some of the stolen All he said he took was soda water and some Sheriffs Investigator Kermit Kruesche suhi There was also a house burned down on River Road on Dec 31 just past the second Our Milt is still investigating that tie added Phelps said he saw the house but he said he wasnt in volved with The guy was being pretty honest with The River Road residence destroyed by fire belonged to of Kroesche said the fire was reported by Duane and Sheriffs Investigator Dennis Koepp had been in charge of this particular burglary
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