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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Reader State park Page8A Page New Braunfels New Texas 134 26 Four 48 Pages Sunday 1987 50 Cents Stammtisch Hospice New Braunfels will honor its volunteers Monday not Tuesday as Harold previously told Volunteers are a vital part of any nonprofit organization and Hospice is one of the Kudos for the volunteers will begin at at Oakwood Baptist Tickets for the Up With People Concert Tuesday are still available at the Chamber of Rogers Music or the Music the UWP gang has a busy with a miniperformance at at River a per formance for residents from local retirement homes and senior centers at Vista Village at a pup py wash and tour of the Humane Society with students from local Head Start centers at 10 and a miniWurstfest at Wursthalle from 6 to 9 Theyre a great bunch of real energetic young and Gene Moeller of New Braunfels have been named chairmen of Hill Country Day for the 1987 San Antonio Stock Show and The 38th annual event will be held on the grounds of Joe and Harry Freeman Coliseum Hill Country Day is 16 from 10 to 7 Says Hill Country Day has been reserved specifically for this This is a chance for the Hill Country to really show off Its unique character through displays and other Those of you interested in par ticipating in the scheduled events for Hill Country Day at the rodeo should contact Gene at Route Box New Braunfels 78130 or by calling them at Thousands of Texans and tourists pack the entertainment center during the course of Special Gene You cant find a more eager crowd than this to make your community for looking out for Because of the rising need for ser vices for teenagers who have been victims of sexual assault or the Hays County Womens Center has formed a support group to serve these survivors and This openended support group meets Wednesday afternoons at 5 at the Womens For more contact Lacey Sloan at These people are providing a muchneeded service for the victims of the horrible crimes that happen too often these We spelled Caroline Stanges first name wrong in Fridays HeraldZeitung and she called us to let us know Its not She still the grand mother and mother of the coowners of Comal Bowl and that establish ment has just donated to the Comal County Senior Citizens Foun dation for various activities for our older Be sure not to miss Page IBs ex citing look at the fantastic world of Ultralight Our own Kaleidoscope Editor Wanda Lasater and Photographer Leslie Kriewaldt took a ride on the wild side last week to bring you the If you look on Page you will see a Reader Survey that we design ed to get your input on this Take a few fill it and drop it in the mail or youre welcome to bring it We expect to get both positive and negative but we hope that the end result will be a better newspaper to serve the people who keep us Campers paradise offers refuge in natures solitude Isolated river park waiting for winter visitors LESLIE Photographer Park Superintendent David Muckelroy stands on the path leading to the river and more picnic Imagine a paradise in the midst of the Texas Hill Country a place where the only noises are the gentle roars of a meandering river and youve imagined Guadalupe River State The one of Texas newest state has been almost forgotten or unheard of by tourists searching for the perfect relaxation Park Superintendent Duncan Muckelroy calls the Guadalupe River park one of the bestkept secrets in I dont really know what causes the decline in Muckelroy said as he strolled through a deserted picnic Some of it has to do with the fact that most folks dont know were Part of the reason for small numbers of visitors may lie with lack of Last sum proposed state budget cuts threatened the future of the Guadalupe River State Park was one of a number of parks that faced closing if funds were The Texas Legislature voted to continue funding and the park in western Comal County Last we would have had 1215 people Late weve had three to four David Muckelroy Park Superintendent has never But Muckelroy said publicity over the threatened closing left many visitors wondering if the park were He said there may be a large number of folks who stay away from the park thinking its A lot of people come up here and I didnt know whether you would be open or he Since the park opened in slightly more than one million people have visited it a small number in comparison to the hoards of sun worshippers and tubers who flood the River Road area near New Braunfels or the Canyon Lake Muckelroy said that with a staff of seven and a few tem porary he has to scramble to keep things under In the were just we have more peo ple than we can cope with effec he Yet the park has been groomed and pampered since last The numbers of visitors to the park has fallen off during the past few months and that has Muckelroy Last we would have had 1215 people camping over the park superintendent weve had three to four a Muckleroy said one nice thing about a small number of visitors is that his staff can keep the park Weve found that by doing people are more apt not to he But with hundreds of acres of scenic Hill Muckleroy said it seems sort of a shame not to have more people enjoying the The picnic and day use area stretches along one half mile of the Guadalupe Visitors can swim in the shade of a cliff See Page8A Arson charge quashed Manuevers By DAVID MAY Staff Writer A grand jury indictment against a Harris County man on charges of arson in connection with a series of fires started in a onehour period here last summer were quashed in district court Rodger William who requires treatment for a psychological was transferred back to Harris County where he faces possible revocation of probation there on credit card abuse Assistant District Attorney Bpyer said who suffers from severe could be reindicted here on the arson charges though the prosecutor said such action probably will not be sought if his probation is revoked by Harris County Beets had confessed to starting five fires last July l in a flurry that sent fire and police officials scurrying around downtown for about an Within that two fires had been started at Milt Ferguson Motors and the Post Office then operating at 196 as well as a fire behind The HeraldZeitung a couple of blocks Beets also admitted causing damage to the vinyl roof tops of several cars at Krueger then located across the street from Fergusons on West San Antonio and Bluebonnet Motors on South just prior to his His indictment annulment stems from a ruling late last by the state criminal court of appeals interpreta tion of a statute regarding such indictments against alledged You now have to allege the manner and means by which a fire starts and our indictment did not include Boyer explaining the action taken Tuesday by Judge Fred Moore of the 274th state district Police investigators recovered several cola bottles us ed to carry books of matches and newspaper the suspect claimed to have used to start the The bizzare series of events began with the report of a fire at Fergusons in which gasoline had been poured on the ground around a Trans Am and The car received damage to portions of its body as a result of the Beets claimed to have then gone across the street to where he damaged several cars with a He then walked to what was then the post office building where he started two more one a billboard in the lobby and another in an outside mailbox adjacent to the building on Mill He then admittedly went back to Fergusons where he started a trash dumpster on fire before setting fire to a stack of newspapers behind that building on South Police finally caught up to the suspect just after he had gone to Bluebonnet Motors and damaged some vehicles BUSINESS CLASSIFIED Mli CROSSWORD 13A DEARABBY EDUCATION KALEIDOSCOPE 15B OBITUARIES 9A OPINIONS 4A SPORTS WEATHER A Psychics say Moberg near By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Psychics involved in the search for Debbie missing since her abduction by her stepfather said they feel the girl is still alive and is being held north of New Meanwhile Comal County residents continued combing areas of Bexar and Comal Coun ties this weekend in their efforts to locate the missing 18yearold San Antonio Some 13 including John Catchings of who reportedly has helped lawmen find five murder victims statewide including one recently in Wilson have visioned Moberg alive and being kept hostage in a small white house or shack possibly near a body of water near here by an accomplice of Ray who they thjnk may be involved in a pornography Kay the 39yearold former San Antonio remains in Bexar County jaw in lieu ol 114 million in bonds stem ming from seven grand jury in dictments handed down last week for sexual child He has kept silent as to the whereabouts of his noncustodial step Police fear Debbie Moberg has been possibly and left to die based on information given by her 8yearold halfsister following their abduction from their northeast San Antonio Police reported finding evidence of foul play at the Included among the seven in dictments is the sexual abuse of the younger girl during the kid The remaining indict supported by photographs confiscated after his in volve young girls in and around San including Universal over a span of several San Antonio police are downplaying the seers predic saying they continue to in vestigate the case on facts We are soliciting information from anyone who may have seen or know something about Debbie Mobergs We are NBPDchief presenting crime report New Braunfels City Council will meet in regular session Monday night at in the meeting room of New Braunfels The agenda consists of a report by Police Chief Burney Boeck concern ing his proposed crime control as well as third and final ordinace readings calling for fee adjustments at the Civic Center and swimming pools at Landa Councils agenda reads as follows Consider appointing three members to the Arts and Cultural Commission for threeyear terms en ding Consider first reading of an or dinance amending the appointment of members of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Consider emergency redding of an ordinance providing for the sub mission to the qualified voters of the city at the regular election date of April for the adoption or rejec tion of proposed amendments to the existing home rule charter of the ci Consider emergency reading of an ordinance amending the code ol ordinances adopting revisions to the Good damage prevention regulations as required by the Federal Emergen cy Management LESLIE Photographer Phyllis Spigner of Pasadena High Schools holds her breath while her friends compete in the female armed tandem competition during a drill meet sponsored by New Braunfels High School JROTC at the About 40 teams competed Aleman sentenced to 12 years for 2 thefts Two sixyear sentences connected to separate burglaryofhabitation charges were handed down to a New Braunfels man 3 in district Guadalupe of 232 was assessed his punish to be served in the Texas Department of by Judge Fred Moore in 274th state district whose sentences will run pleaded guilty in the May 27 burglary last year Paul Ivicics residence located in the 300 block of East Nacogdoches Street and the 11 burglary of a recreational vehicle belonging to John Higgs while at Landa reportedly visiting New See
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