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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 22, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                410 M053 MICROPLEX INC WOMBLE 262 Area BOX NBISDtoaddtwo classrooms to school Page2A 15436 X 75245 Water Canvdn 1 38 cfs down 21 yy Canyon outflow 241 cfs same WatCn Edwards Aquifer down Canyon Lake level down Sports Babe Ruth AllStars win another one Page 8A People do the strangest things for a whitetail Page 10A New Braunfels New Texas Thursday August 25 Cents 20 Pages2 Sections 18wheeler flips An 18wheel unable to slow in heavy traffic about 10 Thursday drove up on the Solms Road exit embankment and flipped The trucks Anthony LESLIE KRIEWALOT HERALD ZEITUNG Hermandez was taken to McKenna but had no serious New Braunfels patrolman Paul Harst Vandals suspected in hay fire v By SARAH DUKE Staff writer Members of the Lake Dunlap Volunteer Fire Department are standing guard today on a fire in a hay field on Kline Road near FM 1044 while the fire is being allowed to burn itself Lake Dunlap Fire Chief Ken Jordan said he expects the hay will keep burning until Jordan said be suspects that vandals caused the fire that is burning 45 large round bails of The fire was reported near 11 Wednesday on Walter Griers Jordan said the firemen realized the fire was more than they could contain with the limited water capacity and im mediately called New Braunfels and Lake McQueeney fire departments for backup Ernie president of the Emergency Communication also arrived at the scene with the clubs water By the time backup firemen arrived at the Jordan See Page 12A ysfce punlap fireman Richard Moreman watches over hay fire DERYL Cooperative agreement signed By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer In a ceremony at the Gruene River Crossing 10 of the 12 members of the Rivers Oversight Committee signed an agreement to work towards common Those who signed included David Lee Bretzke for the camp ground owners MI the Lower Guadalupe Business Doyle Patton for the Canyon Lake Chamber of Betty Walls for Comal County Legislative John Landry and Paula Warren for the Gruene River Others included Ellen Posey for river outfitters in the Lower Guadalupe River Jean Pfeuffer for the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Bob Janca for the Lake Dunlap Property Owners Association and Ann Green for the New Braunfel River Conservation Bob Henry representing the city resorts and water sports said from the beginning he did not intend to sign the Norris Flodine had expressed the same sentiments for Guadalupe Valley and River Group but David vice president of the came to the ceremony to sign the but was not I wasnt even on the Thompson But I came to sign it to help clean up the And if they dont want me to sign then they dont want my help cleaning the river is how I feel about See Page 12 A 3year old drowns By SARAH DUKE Staff writer SEGUIN The body of 3yearold Clark Jerome Nolen was found in the Guadalupe River Wednesday morning after the child apparently wondered away from his home on Lake Placid on the west side of the The child was discovered missing Tuesday evening after confusion over which family member was watching the The child was last seen around 1 and Larry Nolen had left the boy with his two teenage Around 1 Tuesday one of the teenage brothers left the home and that was the last time the boy was When the older Nolens arrived home late Tuesday they ask the remaining boy where the child was and he told them he assumed the child was with his other When the brother returned it was discovered the child was The family searched the neighborhood before notifying the Guadalupe County Sheriffs department at Sheriffs deputies notified the Seguin Fire Department of the disappearance at Deputies and firemen searched the area for about 45 according to Sheriff Melvin The search was then called off until Divers began searching the river for the body at Wednesday Shortly more than an hour after the search Jim Liberty with the Seguin Fire Department found the Justice of the Peace Walter Bargfrede ruled the boy dead at He ruled the death accidental caused by Services are pending at Palmer Mortuary in Woman kidnapped and stranded in New Braunfels By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer A Corpus Christi woman was found on River Road at 1 She said she had been kidnapped from Corpus by two armed She called the sheriffs department from Roys Rentals on River We just found her wandering on the said Roy owner of Roys We didnt see any but she was Sheriffs Investigator Dennis Koepp took her to McKenna Memorial according the sheriff departments The incident is under investigation by the sheriffs Man escapes burning vehicle A onecar accident on Hunter Road and Hilo Drive sent one man to the He escaped from his bur ning car about Jeff is in stable corf See Page 12A Amaro gets life sentence By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer A Comal County jury has sen tenced Ramon Amaro to life in prison for the April 19 murder of Jesus The jurys along with the assessment of a was announced at this The prison sentence and fine were the maximum allowed by law for The jury deliberated an hour and 30 minutes before setting Amaros The same 12 people took five hours Wednesday to decide Amaro shot and killed whose body was found on Wegner Road on April He had been shot six times in the In closing arguments this District Attorney Bill Schroeder I sometimes think its unfair for 12 alive people to judge a If the victims could make the I wonder what they would Maybe they are looking over your shoulder and I hope you say it for We have no more I only ask that you give the same justice to Ramon Amaro that he gave to Jesse Schroeder After the jurys guilt verdict testimony in the punishment phase lasted about 30 minutes before 22nd District Court Charles Ramsay called it a The state called Police Felix Roque and Sheriffs Rudy Rubio to testify Amaros reputation as a peaceful and lawabiding citizen was bad in the Adult Probation Officer Jack Williamson also testified Amaro was convicted for aggravated assault on in connection with an 1983 incident at Broncos His sentence was two years Ramon Amaro has made the decision to walk in the darkness of Schroeder said this See Page 12A Local dance group may get funding By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Janie president of the Compania de Danza got and some helpful advice from the Arts and Cultural Commission Wednesday For 18 Cantu and her group of 21 dancers have been mostly sustained by supportive Arts Commission members said the time had come for a wider community support and allocated the in hotelmotel room tax revenue to help buy costumes and repair deteriorating Right parents pay for the Those who can afford it their children can do the Those you Cantu adding she had just bought a dress for her daughter for With outside financial commission member Toby Lohr said the Compania de Danza Folklorica could develop a wardrobe that would stay with the group when the dancers moved Other commission members suggested setting a minimum per formance fee and forming a booster club to help support the Part of being with the arts is you give a certain amount from the commission member Stephanie Goodbread But theres nothing wrong with being proud of your product and charging a minimum performance Commission chairman Mike Walker said the group should also See Page 12A Henry Lucas is surprised by dropped murder charges HUNTSVILLE AP Henry Lee Lucas he confessed to three Lubbock murders because he was addicted to tranquilizers and unable to resist questioning by I didnt have any They could ask me to do anything and I would do Lucas said Wednesday in an interview on Death Last year he was indicted on capital murder charges for the 1975 slaying of Deborah Sue and with the 1976 stabbing death of Elizabeth Ann He also was charged with murder in the 1971 stabbing death of Naomi Miller All three women were living in But last Lubbock County District Attorney Jim Bob Darnell said that alter a fivemonth in he would seek dismissals of the three murder charges because of insufficient Lucas insisted he confessed to the crimes only after being repeatedly questioned about the adding his addiction to the tranquilizer See Page 12A Inside Todays weather hot days and warm nights The high today will be near 100 with the low tonight in the mid Wednesdays high was 99 with this mornings low at Sunset will be at with sunrise at CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEARABBY   

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