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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 20, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                State hits Central Texas See below Water Watch l cfs down 16 Canyon cfs up 25 Cahytitt outflow cfs down 1 Edwards Aquifer Up Canyon Lake up Sports Louis Cardinals edge Kansas City See Page 11 A New Braunfels Herald New Braunfelr Texas Sunday October 50 Cents 78 Sections Staff writer Two New Braunfels men were sentenced to prison Friday after being found guilty by Comal County jurors earlier this Both prison terms were handed down by 207th District Court Judge Robert Freddie Ray of 206 West was sentenced for six years in the Texas Department Corrections for credit card The charge against Mulkey stemmed from a Texaco card used to buy gas on June in Comal The other man sentenced Friday was Andrew of 1105 for aggravated sexual assault of a His punishment was set at 20 years in The charge against Mulkey was connected to an incident on 8 with a fiveyearold Despite heavy Comal County was spared flooding The county registered inches of Some parts of the Hill Country had more than 7 inches of rain Friday and Saturday causing dangerous con ditions in some The Army Corps of Engineers warned that such heavy rain may cause flash flooding in some Spokesmen for the corps also warned motorists to use caution at lowwater The Guadalupe River has risen above its normal levels upstream of Canyon Lake and the flow rate is expected to increase as runoff reaches the The high river caused several people to evacuate their homes in Kerr As of Saturday those people were unable to return to their The Comal County Sheriffs office reported no flooding in the Inflow rates into Canyon Lake are higher than average meaning the river is No evacuations were necessary A said the river is expected to continue to rise and may cajuse hazardous A Guadalupe County Sheriffs spokesman said Saturday thajt some flooding of low water crossings is The New Braunfels Police Department reported no major with lowwater A police department spokesman New Braunfels motorists caution and driving slow in standing fore rain is expected in most parts Hill Country and Mon Three items pass on nd issue tie Voters check their ballots at First United Methodist Church LESLIE KRIEWAtO By DANA OVERSTREET Staff writer There were several close calls in Saturdays bond issue but when the final votes were drainage and fire station improvements came out on The five other which included improvements to the Civic city the golf course and the Olympic Peoples discretionary income has been reduced and I think this is a contributing said a disap pointed Mayor Barbara This is a conservative community and they voted bread and butter Of the million package proposed by City the three top projects totaled Street totaling passed drainage totaling passed and fire station totaling passed of district two easily ap pYoveTtihVfire but passed drainage improvements by only 69 votes 290 The fire along with the majority of the street will go to that which also contains the largest drainage watershed to be upgraded with bond issue Fire station and street im provements passed in the four districts and in absentee while drainage passed in all but district where it lost by three District three showed the largest voter turnout with 944 Ap proximately 18 percent of the total estimated registered voters did go to the polls Absentee voters set a record when 463 people cast their Considering that its issues and not I would think the turnout is pretty good I definitely think the rain had a lot to do with Tieken I think it did not help that the county set its tax rate this past Voting page 3A week and that CISD arid NBISD will have very high tax I know full well that not having a bond issue in 17 years makes people a little wary of bond issues and we got what the people she The city last held a bond election in when million was Bond preparations began last when Chamber of Commerce and councilappointed committees suggested several large projects should be paid for with bond Michie said the approved projects are long Waiting 16 years between is a he said Well come back within three to five years with a smaller bond continue to have capital improvements to keep up with a planned Both Michie and the mayor said council will soon begin discussing how to deal with needed im I think council will be considering the final outcome and See Page 16A Wet Texas National Guardsman girl missing in heavy flooding in state By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Heavy rains that swamped Central and East Texas swept two vehicles from roadways killing at least one person and leaving several officials A National Guardsman died when the Guard ambulance he was in was washed from Fort Hoods East Range Road into Henson Creek between 1 and 3 Two other men traveling in the ambulance were treated and released from a Fort Hood hospital and another was still said Related PageSA Guard spokesman David The mens names were not Authorties in about 45 miles northwest of searched for a 14yearold girl missing after her familys station wagon was forced into Lake Buchanan by heavy More than six inches of rain soaked Burnet Authorities said another car was washed into Osage Creek near Fort but no one was Street flooding made driving hazardous in some parts of Austin and surroun ding Mucjn of the state was under flash flood watches or warnings during most of and the National Weather Service said all creeks in Coryell County were spilling over their The heavy rain also caused problems in the floodprone Hill Center Point and Comfort volunteer firefighters helped evacuate an unknown number of residents along the Guadalupe according to Charles a county jailer in We have reports that there might be some cars in the water around but we cant get there to find he At this no one is hurt or that we can The Pedernales and Llano rivers were at or near flood with the Pedernales reported at 27 feet near Campers who had not already fled the rain were urged to leave the Pedernales Falls State Park in Blanco At nearby Lyndon Johnson National Historical a ranger said the ranch was closed to public Inside tours Saturday because of high The 14 miles west of Johnson is on the banks of the The river had over flowed some bridges at the said park ranger Sandy In Bexar flooding was not as said Bexar County Sheriffs Charlie But residents in the north and northwest parts of the county lost electric power at 8 and still did not have power by Saturday The weather service said rain clouds will continue to dump water on the state through BUSINESS 56A Students do well against HB 72 restrictions Todays Weather is a 40 percent chance of moje rajA to forecast for high wiU be in the upper temperatures will drop to the 11 mMonday wiU be mostly W JWf MF Mtfh wag 74 and m win be at and CLASSIFIED 310C COMICS 2C CROSSWORD PEARABBY 6B DEATHS 2A ENTERTAINMENT 1C HOROSCOPE 2C tw By SARAH PUKE Staff writer Comal County high school students battled House BUI 72 last Most of them Under the no no play provision of the new students ajre not eligible to participate in any OPINIONS a lot more than just Stwfcente in drill cheerleading and student council will not be allowed to participate in those ac tivities for the next six Local band directors said the losses to no no play were New Braunfels High School band will be without 15 of Us bands He said the students missing were spread thoughout the different sections of the The Canyon High School band lost 12 of its 120 members to HB Well have some empty spots on the said Dennis Canyon band This will affect our per formances on Fdday night and our SjPQBTS 1114A House MI 7 was eaacted by toe ure last the law affects band said he spend a lot of time reworking the really the ones who aeed to belong to an The tads who are failing are the ones who need more he Those kids can go to the games on their own but just not be in the That they will just get into Smithson Valley High School band lost 14 of its 87 Of the students in Comal County who are no longer eligible to par ticipate in extracurricular activities See Page   

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