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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 28, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas nyon Lak e HeraldZritung March 6A LCRADecker fight concerns PEC official By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Pedernales Electric Cooperative officials are worried about the consequences if the Lower Colorado River Authority loses a billion lawsuit fild against it for breach on PEC General Manager Bennie Fuelberg said the suit could result in nearly liability per PEC Decker Coal filed the suit March 15 in District Court in after LCRA and the City of Austin announced plans to void contracts to buy Decker coal through the year 2003 for the jointly owned Fayette County Power as LCRAs largest wholesale would have 20 percent of damages passed to its members if LCRA were to be held liable in a judgment for Fuelberg putting that amount at ap proximately The prospect of a ruling in Deckers favor is potentially catastrophic for central Texas Fuelberg It is particularly appalling to those of us in the PEC because we have been striving to develop alternative sources of energy to protect us from these economic upheavals that have become a trademark of Fuelberg LCRA and Austin contend that they will be successful in legally voiding the Decker contract and will be able to buy cheaper coal on the spot They have filed suit in district court in Austin seeking to void the Rather than continuing to purchase coal from Decker until the matter is settled in the LCRA has announced that it will stop taking delivery of Decker Coal and making payments as of April the LCRA will continue to collect from its wholesale and retail customers a full per ton it is currently paying Decker while buying coal on the open market at an estimated per The difference in pricing will be put in an escrow account to pay Decker if LCRA loses its We were concerned even before the filing of Deckers lawsuit about the ability of the escrow funds to make up the contracted payments if the Decker contract is upheld by the Fuelberg Deckers billion figure is based on its contention that it will have to curtail or close its Montana mines and possibly lose its coal reserves if deliveries are not The suit alleges that the state of Montana could lose tax revenues and that the local community could suffer economic Decker has asked that LCRA and Austin either be enjoined from refusing to accept coal delivery or that the judgement be entered in an amount to be determined at but in no event less than Lake menus Mountain Valley School Breakfast Monday Manske juice and milk Tuesday juice and milk Wednesday juice and milk Thursday Blueberry juice and milk Friday Jelly juice and milk Lunch Monday Chicken pot macaroni and milk Tuesday Meatballs and mashed batter gelatin with milk Wednesday mixed sweet hot cherry milk Thursday chili and Spanish pinto ice milk Friday Fishburger on French cabbage tartar Easter Smithson Valley High School Breakfast Monday Toast and juice and milk Tuesday juice and milk Wednesday Hash browned juice and milk Thursday Cinnamon juice and milk Friday juice and milk Lunch Monday pinto milk Tuesday Hamburger on French milk Wednesday Spaghetti and mixed bread apple milk Thursday Chalupa with Spanish milk Friday Fish and hush macaroni and green batter Fire department plans annual bazaar Plans for the annual barbeque topped the agenda for the regular monthly meeting of the directors of the Canyon Lake Area Volunteer Fire The fundraiser will be held June 2 at Fire Station 1 where barbeque plates may be purchased for and those attending can enjoy the firemens kiddie rides and play Directors were assigned their various tasks in preparation for the which is the only fundraising activity the department sponsors each other than its mem bership Directors accepted the resignation of board member Vernon who stepped down from the board because of poor He was replaced by Gene who will serve the two months remaining in Tills Five new directors will be elected at the April 5 annual and they will be seated in Bob president of the fire departments said in a telephone interview that the direc tors have not heard from Comal County commissioners on the proposed lease of two lots adjacent to Fire Station Hann said he had the item on his thinking directors could vote on the lease proposal at the March but have received no response yet from Fire department directors had of fered to lease two lots to the county for use for offices of the peace justice and constable in the lake Board treasurer Frank Crosier read a letter from the departments tax attorney advising them that it was improper for CLASP Canyon Lake Ambulance Service Project to funnel its funds through the fire using its taxexempt status and identification Hann indicated that CLASP directors intend to continue ac cepting funds on this basis for the time even though they have been advised that it would be more acceptable to keep funds separate from the fire The next meeting of directors will be held immediately following the general membership meeting April when new officers will be Church to host Easter egg hunt Canyon Lake area children are invited to participate in an Easter egg hunt Saturday March 30 on the grounds of the Cranes Mill Baptist Sponsored by the Baptist Young Women of Canyon the egg hunt is the third annual affair the group has Each child who participates should bring his own basket or Children will be divided into three age groups to allow them to par ticipate more equally in the days The egg hunt will begin at 10 at the located on FM near Lakearea Easter SANDRA JACKSON Leonard Voges plays with his newlyacquired black Roland Bear necessities Voges new friend has big appetite Black bear are thought to have run wild in Comal County when the first German settlers arrived 140 years and at least one of their kind has His name is Roland belongs to Violet and Leonard and he now resides at the Wildlife Wilderness drivethrough ranch on FM near Canyon A movie Roland appeared as a cub in the movie Wilderness Family which can still be seen on cable His owner at that an animal decided to retire So at the age of he has made a happy home in Comal Besides entertaining folks who visit the the thing Roland does best is Hes never had any said who feeds him and lots of fruits and Yesterday he had strawberries for Voges but the couple explained that Rolands favorite dish is the He eats about three loaves a plus his daily allotment of six pounds of It takes a lot to teed a 350ppounti bear Vojjes 6 And even at the North American Black Bear is the smallest of the with grizzlies and brown bears growing much larger than the Although his previous owner took him out of his cage daily and exercised him on a the Voges have built him a more spacious home complete with a weatherproof shelter and Roland no longer takes his daily No one takes him out or touches him except that I play with him through the Voges He hopes to do more with the bear once he is more familiar with his new He has been at the ranch five Roland is the only caged animal at Wildlife where 175 exotic and native animals roam Of Chester the camel is indoors right now recovering from a broken but nor mally roams the ranch at SANDRA JACKSON Church in the Valley Members of Church in the Valley will participate in a joint Maundy Thursday service with members of the Canyon Lake United Methodist Church and Francis BytheLake Episcopal Services will be held at Francis on April beginning at Francis members will join Church in the Valley for the annual Easter sunrise service to be held April 7 at at Overlook near Canyon Those attending should bring their own lawn and dress appropriately for the Regular morning worship will be observed at Church in the Valley on Easter beginning at led by the Gary Church in the Valley is located on FM near Canyon First Baptist Church Special music will be sung by the choir of the First Baptist Church on Easter Sunday at their regular morning worship services at and The church is located on FM 306 at the entrance to Horseshoe Falls Andrew Lutheran Members of Andrew Lutheran Church plan an outside procession with palms to be held on Passion 31 beginning at During the members of the congregation will assist the the Harold in reading the passion history from the Gospel of Maunday Good and Easter sunrise services will be treated as one service and will be The Thursday and Friday services begin at and Easter sunrise service will be held at 6 The services begins in darkness and moves to celebrating the Sacrament of the Lords Supper at this A second Easter morning service will begin at when the Eucharist will also be Andrew Lutheran Church is located on FM between Sattler Chapel Thomas Catholic The mass of the Lords Supper will be celebrated on Holy Thursday April 4 by members of Thomas church at Another mass will begin at 5 and adoration will be ongoing until On Good services will be held at and and a vigil service will be held beginning at 7 on Holy No 5 mass will be held On Easter sunrise mass will be at and regular mass will be at and Pastor is Monsignor Anthony Thomas Chapel is located on the South Access next to Canyon Cranes Mill Baptist Easter Sunrise service will be held at Cranes Mill Baptist Church at April 4 on the church with special music by the A free nursery will be Following sunrise coffee and doughnuts will be and then a short Bible study will be At the the choir will sing a short The Seven Last Words of Jesus Christ by Isabelle Director of music for the congregation is Henry Pastor of the Baptist church is the Lee The church is located on FM 2673 near Friendship Circle meets April 4 Members of Friendship Church in the will meet April 4 at 10 in Scarborough Devotional program will be brought by Mildred who has worked in childrens programming for Her topic will How and Why the Church Became Part of My Following a business meeting led by the groups Renelle a luncheon will be Hostesses are Lou Myrtle Opal Vivian Adele Hair and Sarah The circles semiannual rummage sale has been set for April 23 to 26 at Eagles Hall in New Braunf
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