Friday, January 9, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M053 EMPIRE MICROFILM CO BOX 316423 TX 75381 Z78 Soccer Page 6 j Rainfall Below Child Page 3 New Braunfels New Texas Ztitimo 74r Friday January 25 Cents One 16 Pages County commissioners okay bond refinancing By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Taking the advice of their financial Comal County Commis sioners approved Thursday the refinancing of revenue bonds used to build the county jail and Initial reports showed the county saving through refinancing at lower interest Bond counsel Floyd Westerman said final tests show the savings to be 1983 jail bonds totaling million and 1985 courthouse bonds for ap proximately million were sold at greater interest rates than the cur Rainslickened streets only served to make it harder to avoid a collision when this 1986 Toyota driven by Robert Bresticker smashed into a tractor rig on Texas Seatbelts were credited in lessening the in juries of the drivers of two of the vehicles Four persons injured in rainy day mishaps Seat belts may have saved the lives of two people involved in a three vehicle collision on Texas 46 Friday morning at the intersection of Cloud Lane during a pouring Robert of was transferred by EMS to McKenna Memorial Hospital where he was to be admitted for ankle and arm He was listed in fair condition according to a hospital Brestieker is an employee of the Motorola Company on assignment here according to police The accident occured at approx imately 7 when the Bresticker auto slammed into a tractor rig pull ing a lowboy Lloyd Crow of Seguin was driving the which is owned by New Pav ing in The impact sent the a some 5 feet before coining to rest in a Artaiher a 98J Buick driven by Qynthla of 379 Oakcrest in New Braunfels followed the first car into tte Nolle reportedly complained of a knee injury put was not treated by IMS at the ratoing cats and dogs out said New Braunfels Charles Oldenfeerg who If they had not been wearing their seat belts we might have had a fatality out New Braunfels Patrolman Charles Oldenberg worked the If they had not been wearing their seat belts we might have had a fatality out He guessed both vehicles were totall ed after sustaining heavy Oldenberg said that traveling east on Texas was unable to negotiate a turn onto Cloud He stopped and was backing up to reattempt the turn when the two cars plowed into the lowboy Orowmeenes was cited fpr failure to yield rightofway with other charges possibly Teen injured threecar accident involving Rainfall totals AS of 11 incnts Royal Forest East Canyon Ukt Forest south BvlYtrte West 91 seven area teenagers on a rain slickened Texas 46 Thursday after noon sent two to McKenna Memorial Hospital with minor Shawn Robert of 1011 Nakoosa in San Antonio and Ca nyon Lake resident Ann Made were transported by EMS to the hospital where they were treated and released with minor con tusions and abrasions according to a hospital The mishap occured at just west of the highways intersec tion of Mountain Ridge driving a 1986 Toyota pick was cited by Pf S Trooper Gary Wong for disregarding a nopassing cutting in after unsafe speed and no drivers Welch was a passenger in the Behrens vehi Behrens reportedly was attending to pass two one a 1980 Honda Accord driven by Mark of Star 1 Box 108A6 in New and the other a 1973 Pat sun 2402 driven by Paul Mitchell of Sao in a no pass ing when be cut back in too according to the DPS drove off to the side of the road and Ross was cited for following too According to a DPS the troopers report ad not been completed and details of the accident were unavailable at press In the Bolton vehicle were listed as Kenneth of SAB Anjtonjip and brother of toe and William of San An 4 passenger to the third caj was styeo as Debbie Sue MonaJm 17 gf Nstther nor passengers In wfciplee were rent rate of According to bonds are allowed two refinancing Monies received by the county will be used to subscribe for special government called SLUGS State and Local Govern ment bought in amounts and scheduled to mature in such a manner to pay off the principal and interest of the refunding bonds as they First City Bank in Austin will be the escrow agent for the Commissioners also took action authorizing agreements with the Austinbased bank as well as Frost National Bank of San who Garden Ridge ponders southward annexation Interstate town of people may seek new municipal limits By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Garden Ridge officials are con sidering annexing less than two miles of property south and west of the city In an effort to close a gap between this rural municipality and the metropolis of San Charles Garden Ridge plann ing and zoning commission chair said during a council meeting Wednesday that petitions have been gathered from people living in the area supporting the annexation Weve got to verify the number of signatures on the petition and the number of people living in the he adding state law re quires percent of the registered voters in the proposed annexation area sign a petition requesting an Garden with a population of less than cannot annex any area without being petitioned by the residents of a particular This is a voluntary action on the part of the were not forcing anyone into Ella The an nexation will move the city boun daries against San Antonios city limits in some The area to be annexed includes strips along FM 2252 south of the citys current boun dary to Hour Glass Road and strips of property 700 feet wide that run within 70 feet of Bat Cave Road southwest of the Elia said the city intentionally avoided annexing Bat Cave Road because it is in such poor Were going wait until the county takes care of he Public hearings have been schedul ed for the The first hearings will be 3 at Garden Ridge Lutheran The second hearing will be 7 4 at Garden Ridge City The city council will vote on the annexation during its March 3 I think the thing is on Elia He added that at the public the planning and zoning commission will present a 60day plan and a oneyear plan for the area to be The city council also discussed city taxes during the Wednesday The council voted 31 to con tinue with property taxes at their present rate of 10 cents per valuation instead of reducing them onehalf of a percent in accordance with new state See AN Page 2 McKenna Memorial patient fee schedule McKenna Memorial Hospital has worth of charity care available to New Braunfels this Nocharge care will be available on a first request basis to eligible persons who need care but are unable to pay for hospital Eligibility for free care will be limited to persons whose family income is not more than the current poverty income guidelines established by the Community Services Administration under provisions of the federal Hill Burton health care financing Following are those guidelines for all states except Alaska and Hawaii Family Income guidelines Patients share 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Persons whoie income Is greater Own the guidelines but not more than two the guidelines are eligible for charity inpatlent hospital care as shown Annual income greater than Annual income less Patents share Q 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 will be the paying Westerman said those facilities offer the lowest service charges for such At the time the proposed refinanc ing was brought before commis sioners during a special meeting in Judge Fred Clark said the refunding was something the county cant afford not to Clos ing date for the refinancing is 29 and notice must be given 20 days in according to Stammtisch t fr Texas Fish and Game folks stock ed the pool at Landa Park yester day in preparation for Swim with the Fish tonight at and trout fishing beginning tomorrow at 10 Rainbow trout like the one pic tured above will be the while common egrets like the one above the fish will wait for a should the opportunity Little things that get by that shouldnt Tom Purdum spells his name PU Fran Hecker spells her name HE Category is Cougarettes is spelled Peak period of criminal activity in New Braunfels during the spring and summer is from 12 to 15 not No ones Bonnie our acecum erstwhile football prognosticates thinks the Giants will whup up on the Redskins by four points or bet ter in the NFC while the Browns will semibury the Broncos by 10 in the As an has problems getting things spelled We hear George has trouble spell ing we Never could decide whether that word should end in a or w Grandma or Comal County Extension Service wants to remind yall that Satur day is the day of the 4H Livestock Show at Comal County Fairgrounds where else More than 200 hogs and rabbits will be shown by some very fine young peo ple who have worked harder than some of us city folk might think to raise their charges to prizewinning Showings get underway at 9 and anyone with kids is missing a real fine opportunity to have some fun with their he they 5 or The Menu CLASSIFIED more than eight wW be projw OBITUARIES OPINIONS aJJ the hospital Ul