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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 7, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas 4iO MOSS MIUROPLEX MITCH WOMBLE BOX TX 75245 265 Area Parks board warns funds for project PageM Comal cfs same cfs down 7 cfs down 431 Edwards down Canyon Lake down Sports PAlfonso wins medal In national decathlon Randy Galindo turns Page 8A New Braunfels Herald New Texas 155 Wednesday August 25 Cents 32 Pages3 Section Junior Miss Divers search for accident victim From staff and wire reports Divers resumed their search this morning for the body of an 11year old girl who is believed to have been struck by a pickup truck and thrown into the Guadalupe River while jogging with her sister Tuesday morning on the Texas 123 bypass bridge in Divers searched six hours for the Leah Calhoun of before quitting at The search began for the girl after her Rachelle was found lying unconscious beside the bridge The two sisters were in Seguin visiting They were jogging across the bridge at the edge of Seguins city limits when they were believed to have been struck by the vehicle driven by a Seguin teen Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Phil Lozano said the river search began after a physician who treated Rachelle Calhoun said the injuries did not match the extent of damage to the pickup She had no broken just the head Lozano Leah is But we are not 100 percent sure of See Page 12 From civil suit County asks for removal By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer An attorney has asked that Comal County be removed as a defendant in a lawsuit resulting from an ac cidental shooting incident at the Civic Center in District Judge Charles Ramsay took under advisement last week a civil case for damages against a former Comal County the sheriff and the County Attorney Bill Reimer requested a summary judgement to remove the county as a Donald Rylant is asking for after he was accidentally shot in the leg by jailer James Pat The defendant was unloading his gun before going into the exhibitor area of a gun show when the gun The bullet ricocheted off the cement floor of the Civic Center and hit Rylant in the back of the In a sworn Sheriff Walter Fellers said that Parker who was supposed to be on duty had left work without The sheriff also said in the statement that his policy had not been to require jailers to carry their weapons when they left Reimer said that if the sheriff did not require the carrying of guns while off duty and the jailer had been there as a private the county is not liable for his It would be the same thing if an officer got in a wreck in his offduty Reimer He was not in He may have sup posed to have been on but once See Page 12A County interviews for judges spot All decked out Choreographer Kim and Caroline Garlands Junior son through the props for one of the production numbers in Saturdays finals of the Texas Junior Miss DERVL CLARK HERALD ZEITUNG Thirtysix young women from across the state are in New Braunfels vying for the title in the competition this week at the Civic By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer County commissioners have begun the process of choosing a replacement for County Courtat Iaw Judge Ron Today at commissioners will interview Fred Cranberry because he will be unavailable Thursday when other applicants will be Other applicants include Charles Robert Parrot and County Attorney Bill The appointment became necessary after Zipp offered his letter of resignation last He will continue in office until Both Blackley and Parrot have worked for the Chunn Chunn law But there is a question if the pair would meet the oneyear residency requirement suggested by County Judge Fred Law requires that the county court atlaw judge have one year of residence in Comal County and five years experience in According to information received from Chunn Chunn law Parrot had worked in Houston and commuted to New Braunfels on His wife stayed in Comal establishing residency for a former Comal County moved to Austin and is working Commissioners may consider appointing a special judge to finish out Zipps Then the residency requirement may not be considered See Page 12A Man arrested for credit card abuse By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A Kerrville man was arrested for credit card abuse but not before he had taken a local hotel for and a tanning salon for about in beauty Bond for Don Allen Parmelly of Kerrville was set at by Municipal Court Judge David Detective Mario Guerrero said the Visa card and checking account Parmelly allegedly tried to use to pay his hotel bill was stolen from a San Antonio But Parmellv told police the credit card belonged to his and he had no idea it wasnt any The who was with Par melly at the time of his told police she had met the man two weeks He told her that he was related to the famed oil well firefighter Red and would deposit million in her checking account at Kelly Field National The woman believed and wrote checks on her During the twoweek the man also got ahold of the womans Visa card and charged on it without her When Parmelly went to pay his bill at the local hotel he tried again to use the Visa But a credit card check revealed its limit had already been He then tried to write a but a call to the bank showed the check was no police The hotel management then called See CREDIT Page 12A Court rejects request for stay Inside Todays Weather Another cloudy has been forecast for today with temperatures reaching the upper90s and dropping to the mid70s Southeasterly winds should remain about 10 Tuesdays high was 97 and this mornings low was Sunset will be at and sunrise will be at King takes awards New Braunfels Herald Sports Editor David King wins awards in the Texas Sports Writers Association com See Page DEAR AUSTIN AP A Supreme Court justice today refused to block a court order threatening last Satur days 1st District special congressional and Texas officials said the state will seek Justice Department approval of the Well submit the request for and well appeal our said Elna spokeswoman for Attorney General Democrat Jim Chapman defeated Republican Edd Hargett in the northeast Texas congressional district in a runoff election The runoff was required because no candidate received a majority in a special election on June Before Saturdays the Reagan administration challenged the June special election and runoff ordered by Mark con tending that state officials did not get needed clearance from the Justice Justice Department officials said clearance was required under the 1965 Voting Rights which bars voting changes in Southern states without federal Depart ment lawyers said the election dates to fill the 1st District vacancy were different than those specified by Texas law for such A special threejudge federal court in Austin agreed with the Reagan administrations It ordered Texas officials to ask the Justice Department for its approval of the election procedures by Friday or the threejudge court said it will nullify Chapmans Justice Byron without denied the emergency request made Tuesday by Texas officials who asked the Supreme Court to overturn the threejudge Look out below DER YL CLARK Youngsters try their hands at rappelling off the roof of New Braunfels High School this week with the help of Krupskj with the Marine Corps The youngsters are par ticipating in a high school leadership school which instruction in close order camouflage and safety and firing of caliber
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