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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 15, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                f Rangers clinch soccer Page 12A Sweet Sweet Page 2B Braunfels Now Texas 46 Pages March 50 cents ss m T OneAdty Many Talents New there are a tot of issues facing our tine com munity these days like gar tube police and fire and ways to fund additonal We about to elect three members of the city council and very little correspondence is coming across Wherever you stand we would sure like to hear about it now instead of after the i A group of people are working very hard to establish a shelter in Comal County for victims of family violence and we in a call or donations and support to pur chase property to house Fami ly is a reali even right here In our quiet little German Hundreds of calls for family violence and assaults are received by Comal County officials every Donations may be mail ed to the Comal County Family Violence Shelter at ISO Seguin New Texas Other info can be obtained by calling 6256909 or Lets help make a The fine folks at the American Cancer Society office in San Antonio called with their thanks this week for our help in the societys breast screening project They said 780 women called Into the New Braunfels phone bank and over women participated In the throughout South parUclpaled Its programs like these thai are helping to win the war against Do lell The general public und anybody else for that are Invited lo attend Friday afiernoons ceremony and wine recepllon to honor the Arthur Lee and Betty Richier families who donated lo the Museum of Texas Handmade Fur niture two matching portraits which are said lo be excellent examples of early 19th cenlury Portrayed are a husband and early pioneers of New who were persuaded lo come here by Ferdinand To gel Ihe rest of the story well have to go the reception set to begin at 5 al the museum RSVP lo Ihe Chamber office at 6252385 Little did Maureen Dunckel and Nil a Shed know what the future held in store for them two years ago when they received an order for napkin rings The ladies are now coowners of a ceramic and hobby shop called The Gathering which is located in the Village Shop piny Center on Landa Drive just south of NValnut They currently hold classes for all ages and donate time und supplies lo area 4Hers and senior citizens and classes on spevuilimt brushing techniques are planned in ihe coming months Good luck Maureen and Nita I up and away The skys the See Page 3A Sunday afternoon may be salvaged for outdoor activity as early morning cloudiness and occasional drizzle are ex pected to give way to partly cloudy skies and a high in the low 70 though a 20 percent chance for precipitation will linger throughout the day Lows Sunday are forecast around 60 degrees Monday calls for much of the same with mostly cloggy conditions and a 3 percent of with highs agaia in the low ThtMeny IB CROSS WQRP M9A QBITLJ AB I U A New Braunfels Hfgh School studeWchris le plays John while Judge Danforth played by Geistineidt listens to his pjea in the NBHS in a series of plays that were part of tffis weeks University InterscHblastic League competition in Canyon and Smithson Valley also competed in the For more photos of this marathon of see Page IB in todays Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt Indigent medical care If youre considered indigent under Comal Countys youre really In if youre not the chances are even less that you By DAVID MAY Staff Wriler Whether attributable to a more stable local economy or that its existence is still relatively the fact is few people have been able to qualify in Comal County for indigent health care assistance under the countys cur rent set of procedures and income While the still in its has bridged a gap for some who were previously denied assistance for Medicare or many who are medically employed and without are unable to meet its Stringent qualification Based on the guidelines in Comal working peo ple can make less than nonworking people and still The guidelines are complicated and require ex planation by county health department personnel who need proof of income and family size when screening ap those associated with the in general agreement that county standards are set feel the true measure of its successes as yet Out of 87 applicants for indigent benefits only six have qualified under the countys setof guidelines with 11 eligible for other federal and state aid and 17 cases pen The county has budgeted for 1987 some for indigent less than 10 percent of its entire operating Only has been spent since its inception last Applicants must currently meet standards based on those promulgated by the states Aid To Families With Dependent Children guidelines and can not receive any other form of benefits or government It is a very stringent criteria you have to You really have to be said Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Yankee Camarillo on qualifying for county still wejhaye a lot to feel going to take care of our said that after the programs first year it will be studied and reviewed and changes in the criteria are Well take a good look at ft is something I will consider and I am open to suggested that few in Comal County are able to qualify because of a lower unemployment rate See Page2A ft a very stringent criteria you You really have to be Lorenzo Carharilld 3 County Commissioner Candidates forum slated Wednesday A candidate orum featuring all nine contenders or threeatlarge seats on New Braunfels City Council to be decided April I will begin at 7 Wednesday ai Holy Family Catholic Church Cosponsored by Councilman Harnun Chapa Jrs District One Task Force and ihe the forum will include brief statements by each candidate on iheir qualifications and issue defini tions A member o the task force will serve as moderator of the forum and will introduce each candidate A question and answer session bet ween members of the audience and the candidates will conclude the event The task force inembership has chosen to allow each candidate lo br ing an replete with signs and dissemination of campaign At least one other candidate forum is scheduled before the election that will include voting on four amend ments to the citys charter Amendment 1 changes the dates of municipal elections to the third Saturdays of each May each year ac cording to procedure established under slate Amendment H if mean successful candidates for city council would take office at the first regular meeting of the council after caqvassing of voles is completed and results declared Amendment 111 provides that elec tion of the mayor shall take place at the same postcanvass meeting See Page 2A Guadalupe County considers EMS pact By SARAH DUKE StaM Writer Guadalupe County Commissioners vojied Friday to continue negotiations with City of Seguin concerning Segujn emergency medical Commissioners have come under fire for being unfair to residents of the countys west side because the existing coniract between the county Seguin makes Guadalupe County responsible tor onehalf of the Seguin budget TjUe Scheru area facili ty tor emergency sgmce until ihjs year had received no funds from the SAjFJSS Cjjbolo as well as much of the unin corporated irea of ttte countys vices provided by SAFES said Charles Schertz city cowncilroafl at i commissioners meeting Friday 1 urge you to pay Segujj EJilS for toeir do it some hut is equitable so it will bjs fair to all people Were not asking for preferential treatment for SAFES I just think yau should come up with an equitable way of paying We have no quarrel with the quality of Seguin EMS Our concern is not with the quality of Seguin Im sure theyre Our concerns are with the coiuunUee tworking for a new Sfeajpg sjaid tor Schertz The cjjty councunwi blasted tor m This is year ifeil p dollars helped pay tor the ser AREA BWW Lake Dunlap VFD busy group This is the first in a series of informational reports on volunteer fire departments in Coma and Guadalupe counties The HeraldZeitung offers these logistical sketches of area to acquaint our readers with the fire departments serving them and what the capabilities of each are Volunteer fire departments outnumber paid departments by a wide margin throughout Texas and the nation They are quite often the first responders to fires and emergen cies across rural areas and rely on the citizens they serve and a variety of und raising efforts to con tinue operation Without YrDs in many rural areas would rely on municipal departments that are often mUes siway or have virtually no fire protection at all Dynlap VFD Personnel President JohnSlifer Vice Henry Pearce Belty Roberts Fire Roberts Asst Chief Ken Jordan Chaplin Tammy Mills Charles Dave Charles Mills Company Unit 5W Lt Mer Kane Quick water attack Company Unit 5jQ3 Capt R Lt Sapper i Qujtpk waiter attack Compajny 50S507 Lt J J Burgess i Water supply Equipment Unit Brush 1968 CMC 1 ton with 25u gpm pump and 275 gallons of Unit 503 500 gpm booster 1956 Fora with 450 Uml 505 750 gpm 1950 Mack with 600 gallons of water Unit 507 1050 gallons ol 1973 Chevrolet To report a fire phone 6252424 To request ambulance phone 6252331 To request sheriff assistance phone i791224 or 1800 7920021 Pasi fund raising efforts iasi years newsletter simtliar to one going out this Sunday wrapped around the October rededication celebration and garage other donations Future plans on fund raising Easter bake barbque this monthly garage sales 1986 statistics Total alarms 34 Mobile Home Fires 5 Other Structures 7 Grass Fires13 Car Fires2 Smoke Scares3 Trash Fires 3 Medical Emergency 1 Map HowirespnJ ajarnis 487 Man fires 22M Man Hours spent training Sis Ores weft to iJre works ajjd fow fires are stm uMer   

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