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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 28, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas i I i V J EMPIRE MICROFILM CC BOX 816423 TX 75381 New Braunfels New Texas Zcitun Wednesday January 25 Cents 20 wo 20 Pages Stammtisch Correction We incorrectly reported yesterday that the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce special tabloid would be inserted in more than the HeraldZeitungs Thursday The annual special section will be inserted only into Sundays edition of the newspaper and will be available at the Chambers Annual Banquet The tabloid will feature the text of the 1987 Program of Work as well as photographs and names of Chamber members and The HeraldZeitung regrets the To the special section on Comal County Courthouse Annex will be inserted into Thursdays edi and will be carried also by the weekly Coma County News and Canyon Lake areas weekly Based on rainfall totals from Ca nyon Lake Dams construction to the lake and associated dam have prevented some million in flood damages downstream along the Guadalupe In 1986 according to Army Corps of Engineers Canyon Lake prevented These flood protection estimates are what comprise the bottom line of what are called The 25 projects like Canyon Lake constructed by the Corps from the late 1940s through the mid1980s have prevented an estimated billion in wouldhave been Within the Fort Worth District of which Ca nyon Lake is a damages prevented represent value of about million in Just thought you might like to know that the next time you toodle down River Road and think how much fun it is to raft and canoe down that freeflowing Its a long time but its not nearly as long as it is long ago that the subject matter of the following program saw its The Greater San Antonio Herpetological Society will host a unique program beginn ing at 8 at the Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research in San An Edward Roy and Dean of Mathematics and Engineering at Trinity Univer not to mention a professor of will present several hypotheses concerning the demise of the dinosaurs at the end of what scientists call the Cretaceous For more call the society at 512 Up With People still needs host families for the performers who will entertain and bring a bit of interna tional talent to New Braunfels in If you are willing to house and feed one or two very in teresting and welltraveled young people for a couple of days in early contact BeeJay at the Chamber of theres a lot of things you could do to help some of which cost a others are virtually These are good kids who will put on one heck of a show in the Civic If youve never been to a UWP you will want to take it but consider tak ing one of the performers in The Startzville Stampers have caught their breath after a slow January recuperating from the The fleetfooted fellowship had worked out some new routines which surely will be worth A note of the Stampers placed not in the Sat tter Christmas paradeNo the Stampers are always first The Menu Im Pfttfytajjfit leaylng UiilooJis Ju Health clinic instituting fee schedule for services After City of New Braunfels withdraws from program By DAVID MAY Staff Writer New fees for services scheduled to go into effect at the CityCounty Health Department 1 are designed to give the program and the county a financial shot in the The need to generate income and help defray operating costs follow the citys decision to discontinue funding its share of operating the public health clinic due to recent budget Fees for basic services offered will be on a sliding scale Families whose incomes are 100 percent or above the poverty level in the county will be asked to pay a fee while families whose incomes are below the pover ty level will not be obliged to compensate for Families whose incomes exceed 200 percent of the poverty level will be referred to the private sector ex cept in certain WEATHER This is not a haphazard County Nurse Mary Lou Erben adding a lot of thought has gone into the fee According to an and the local facility is the last in the area to implement fees for ser People in other communities expect to pay and feel they are getting a good Those clinics have had no problem Erben stated to Comal County Commissioners 22 just before the courts unanimous approval of the service The fee schedule to be implemented locally is based on those charged in surrounding communities such as San Marcos and Uvalde and are founded on the different types of services and individuals who take advantage of Rates were adopted as follow limited minor physical See Page2A NBISD achieves settlement on faulty beam installation By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels ISO will be reim bursed for faulty construction and legal and administrative expenses to correct the problem after a settle mentwith Stanley Structures of San said school district attorney Marion Borgers The construction firm has agreed Bowden draws 35year prison term in slaying By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Moments before a jury was to begin hearing a Schertz man pleaded guilty to the 14 drugrelated murder of a San Antonio Glen Paul is one of two defendants in the first degree felony slaying in Comal County of Sandra He will serve at least 12 years of the 35year sentence in the Texas Department of Corrections before becoming eligible for He was sentenced to prison Mon day by visiting Judge Earl Smith of Austin in the 207th District Court of Comal Bowden changed his plea from in nocent to guilty and District Attorney William Shroeder accepted plea bargaining arrangements only Guadalupe EMS funding still unclear By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Guadalupe County Judge James Sagebiel said Tuesday that he and Guadalupe County Commissioners are searching for a more equitable way to fund the local emergency medical Were trying to get the thing ad justed to be a little more Sagebiel Guadalupe County splits expenses for EMS ser vices with We just dont think the 5050 split is completely fair to some of the residents of rural the judge The contract between the county and the city expires May 31 and Sagebiel said he hopes to negotiate contract term changes with the city before thai Guadjajjupe County residents to the western portion of the county never see the benefits of the countyfunded fUlflW IBP EMS New EMS answers emergency calls to Guadalupe County residents living is to reimburse NBISD for the replace ment of defective beams in the New Braunfels High School and to pay an additional sum to cover legal ex penses incurred during the sixyear legal Borgers The attorney said NBISD will receive about for the cost of replacing The additional more than will cover administrative and legal he The district received an addi tional which went toward com pensating the district for ad ministrative time and efforts that were taken away from the educa tional Borgers He add ed that the additional money could also be considered interest on the money spent to replace the The problem with the beams was discovered in the late 1970s when a firm was hired to replace the roof of the The roofing firm said the beams created an unsafe condi tion and could not support repair New Braunfels High School was built with some structural concrete beams supporting the In the they were found to be defec Borger The roofing con tractors didnt want to get up there until they were The beams were removed and replaced at an expense to the school the attorney Wolco Construction Company built the high school in the early Borgers said that since that company was long since out of its new Stanley was responsible for the They had not put in the beams but they assumed responsibility for them when they purchased the he Borgers said that since the suit was filed against Stanley Structures in the old beams had been studied thoroughly for defects and extensive legal research and discovery was The case never went to The school district received the set tlement agreement from Stanley Structures 20 and school board trustees considered the offer during a called meeting Borgers said the school district is still in the final stages of settling the Winter wonderland Rudy one of New Braunfels many winter m earlymorning walk in this mornings dense Thf which stuck around until covered Central Texas at the beginning of one of the more unseasonably warm days this
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