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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Lewis says new taxes likely possibility New Texas January Page 3 AUSTIN AP House Speaker Gib Lewis says Tex ans probably will be paying new taxes when the Legislature winds up its session this Asked directly if he expects that this which faces a near billion budget would be forced to raise Lewis on Thursday replied with what he called a qualified Its going to be very difficult to get out of this session without some type of revenue Lewis In all tax bills must originate In the House of the speaker said he doesnt yet know what type of tax increase might be Last the Legislature met in special session and approved temporary sales and gasoline tax hikes that pushed the state sales tax rate to percent and the motor fuel tax to 15 cents a Those temporary levies were set to expire but Lewis said they might be Or some other type of tax overhaul may be enacted to raise money for essen tial state he No one likes and certainly I the Fort Worth Democrat But Lewis said lawmakers would have to have addi tional revenues in order to maintain current state ser vices and improve the state prison which is under a federal court mandate for I dont see any way we can get out of this session without some type of Continued from Page 1 who admittedly fell asleep and woke up several times during the told police she had the feeling she was at the We are asking for public Paul Buske of SAPD said Thurs We have nothing to go on and Ray Isnt telling us We really dont know where we are going to search Friends of the Moberg family and volunteers gathered again this morn ing at Wolfe Nursery on PerrinBeltel in San Antonio as they studied maps and discussed strategies preparing to split into groups to comb various areas of the Searchers plann ed today to concentrate on an area north of Loop 1604 near FM 78 in the northeast as well as sections off Culebra Road near where the suspect We are searching areas that he was familiar Racheal a personal friend of the girls Janie said after organizing and familiarizing searchers with details of the kidnapp ing and We hope people in Comal County who have ponds or lakes similar to the description given will We dont expect help from authorities there but we would like for them she Reynosa added that they have not ruled out Canyon Lake as a possibili loved to fish and we know he had a friend who has property around Canyon We are sure he has taken her to a place he is familiar She told volunteers the mother has given up hope that the girl Is going to be found We dont know where to look or what were looking Reynosa Only Ray knows the answers and hes not talk When asked about the possibili ty that the long time EMS technician weighted the girl before dropping her into water the family friend Hes no A couple of lakes have been dragged but we dont know if were looking for a shallow under brush or in We are go Ing now only on what the eightyear old girl has told as and their concepts of time or places are not like Searchers were instructed to take off jewelry items and poke brushy areas around lakes and ponds with sticks to avoid being bitten by rodents Yesterdays search concentrated on areas around Wind crest and Camelot subdivisions in the northeast section of the county and in parts of Comal County Sheriff Investigator Danny Ybarra said he called on a friend with a boat to search some of the shorelines around Canyon Lake Tuesday but turned up Of course you have to remember that cold water will keep a body Ybarra adding If shes at the lake a fisherman or someone is going find Sheriff authorities in Comal or Guadalupe counties have not been of ficially asked to search for the Investigator Floyd Schlichting of the Guadalupe sheriffs office said If we hear of any developments in our portions we will start a search Texas Water Commission solicits ideas to protect Edwards Aquifer By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The Texas Water Commission is looking for a few brights ideas to help them protect the Edwards Aquifer from TWC officials said Thursday that Comal County residents are encouraged to par ticipate in a hearing to be held 19 concerning aquifer The Edwards Aquifer is something a lot of people in your area are pretty vitally interested in and there is a lot of discussion relative to said Tom TWC staff at He added that the February hearing will be the second of its The hearing will be from 10 to 2 at the Hondo City Comments at the 1986 hearing led to the creation of a transition area south of the aquifer recharge The transition area is protected by state regulations similar to those regulating land use on the recharge Some of those regulations came out of dialogue at the Bohl what we want to hear is if someone Im concerned about this and I think you ought to do something about I think youre doing a good Thats what we want to Bohl State regulations require the water commission to host a public hearing in the aquifer The purpose is to determine whether regulations are working and to receive suggestions from Five counties Medina and Uvalde make up the Edwards Underground Water Bohl said residents from Kendall and Williamson counties also are in vited to attend the Last years hearing was held in San Mar Bohl said the water commission is not proposing any changes in regula tions and has not received any public comments concerning the hearing He said residents are allowed to submit written statements which will be read at the hearing if those residents are unable to The water commission is in charge of protecting the aquifer from pollu tion that might enter through sinkholes and Bohl The regulations that are designed here are to protect the aquifer from runoff that might contaminate he explaining that the commission tries to regulate pesticide use in agricultural Runoff from fields sprayed with pesticides can cause damage to the water supply in the he Were definitely interested in in put from the agricultural interest in the the attorney Although agricultural use poses little threat to the Bohl said the commission regulates some forms of namely pesticides use and feed Bohl said the commission also regulates storage of gasoline and hydrocarbons over the recharge There is a chance that pollu tion could enter the aquifer through he The aquifers recharge zone runs in an arch through the five counties in cluded in the underground water The zones passes through the northwestern side of New Braunfels and includes much of Com al The commission regulates development on the recharge area by reviewing and approving construc tion designs and regulating industrial The transmission area runs just south of the recharge Bohl The protection in the transmission zone is a little bit The regulations are not as strict as in the recharge he 31st SAN ANTONIO SPORT BOAT AND RV SHOW January 1987 AT THE NEWLY EXPANDED CONVENTION CENTER SAVE AT CANYON LAKE TACKLE BOOTH Space These lures will be 50 Off regular price at the show Johnson spoons Fie Flys Texas Shad Rebels Storms Whopper Stoppers Sneeky Pete Spinner Baits Pico Perch Gay Blades Lightnin Bugs Grubs Many others to Numerous to mention Extra Specials on striper Jigs Values up 5QC I nterphase Video 5599 Show Special Uowranee X4 Show special f31t Specialson CANNON PQWNRIGGERS Dont our exhibit Youll Savo fftjlj CANYON UKE TACKLE FISHING GUIDE SERVICE 612 Garden Ridge Community Ed stimulating ByEDDABUCHNER If there are any drawbacks to Community they must be negligible for the benefits gained by participating in a course are As human we have the gift to learn through obser vation and and given the we can learn to do many especially those that interest Age is no barrier in this On the an adult who develops a new skill feeds the inner springs of rejuvenation and pro vides mind with in vigorating mental exercise and the body with physical Anyone can take advantage of the community education program which provides a stimulating forum for a wide array of In the greater Garden Ridge area including Natural Bridge Caverns and Bracken the CEC was started by Arlen Tieken in The money from the school district carries the greater burden of CEC salaries for teachers and whereas the federal subventions are nominal and are threatened to be cut off But as in so many other in the stalwart volunteer reserve keeps the varigated learn ing program The Bracken Volunteer Fire Department furnishes the communi ty hall for the classes and the members of the Community Educa tion Council meet the first Thursday of each month at the Bracken Methodist Church to discuss future The current volunteers are Carolyn Bernice Bernice Enid Louis Tom Johan na Schulze and Pat Joline the director and has been involved with the CEC for the past seven When asked what course had the best response she answered with an amused chuckle The rabbit raising class given by the Guadalupe Valley Club of New It started out with 27 participants and increased in number to Everyone bringing a friend to come and learn about these furry Rocklaying is another class that attracts people in Under the instruction of Wallis out side projects were like the circular benches for which the Methodist Church provided the Also a consistent favorite for years is the gourmet cooking scheduled for the last Tues day of each month except during the But the classes can also work with a sort of reverse The lawnmower repair class Jo Phipps made her realize that she did not care to comprehend the abstract workings of an engine but her appreciation for the mechanics who do the work Another lady who enjoyed quilting a pillow in class forthwith abandoned the idea of buying an expensive kit for a larger quilting In both the insights won in the class created an appreciation for the crafts and prevented some disap pointing The Community Education Calen dar has already been published and registrations are being The teachers for the spring semester in Garden Ridge are Tews from He is a profes sional counselor and advisor who speaks about assertive time Maxine MillerScott has been instructing couples in ballroom dan cing for the past 15 Her students recommend her classes to friends and Eddie Fuchs of Garden Ridge is a district representative for a mutual funds Either he or his son will explain the intricacies of the new tax OMahoney of Gourmet Food by Eva catering service will resume her cooking the teacher at Comal Elementary recogniz ed the need to teach children gym nastics from kindergarden on to fifth Malcolm Beck is the local celebrity and authority on organic He will present an excellent slide show on garden insects and persuade you that natural gardening can really Investment strategies are explored by Howel Jones of Garden He is a financial advisor for a New Braunfelsbased Jean a former registered will demonstrate the lifesaving procedures of Spencer belongs to the Na tional Safety Council and will teach defensive driving especially to the over55 Judith Kovacs Lang is a psychologist who teaches at SAC and maintains counseling clinics in San Antonio and New She will give workshops in relationship and self The martial art of karate is demonstrated by Smith for 15 weeks at the Comal Elementary Judy Garwood of Judys Studio on FM 2252 promises to help her students create lovely trinkets in stained glass and Anyone in the community who would like to share skills is invited to contact the CEC coor dinator Jo Anyone wishing to participate in the spring please register by calling It is quite an adventure to learn to look closely at the most ordinary things and and the in terchange between people can be both relaxing and YOUR TWO CHOICES MAKE YOUR LANDLORD RICH sssssssssssssssssss YOUR RENT PAYMENTS x Landlords Vault 1 Landlord s vacation m me Bahamas 2 Landlord s lease restrictions 3 Led with worthless receipts OWN YOUR OWN HOME ssssssssssssssssssss HOME PAYMENTS sssssssssss Home 1 Your Home 2 Your ownership 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