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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas fcem sage i eents and set a eeiitng at tef eehl as the highest me it By slate an increase m pfottef ty uses of greater than 8 percent is subject to a fallback election which if se called aftd successful would foil the hike back to the 8 percent Of and would require an adjustment Of to the citys Michie said failure to receive any of the tentative revenue adjustments would result in further line item dele He said after the meeting that further budget cuts would be difficult f doftt have much left 15 combined cuts in the current budget and next nsearyears requested budget amount to some Million as a result of revenue A property tax fate increase of 3o percent would raise ad valorem rates from 28 cents to 38 cents per Sioo Staff has figured that in crease to raise rates of the owner of a residence appraised at by about annually or a New Braunfeis currently has the second lowest property tax rate in fesas among cities its Should the utilities approve the ci tys request of additional such would ultimately be passed on aftd effectively raise utility rates about n cents a mofith to the average the cityowned utility presently pays the city annually in ifr tergovernmental Michie added to the re quested budget to allow for a three percent employee cost of living a justified expense since City employees have gone longer than a year without such an adjustment and for Michie Continued from page i changes that have cottfe aboul such as the restoration of pur Ihe Panther Canyon Nature bank slabilization along the the Hinman Island luber landscaping of Cypress Bend Improvement and the 17acre addition to Landa She also reflected on the changes at city I see a new focus on plann ing with the hiring of a city manager wtlh a slrong planning which Ihe new council members will come to and the elevation of the planning direclor to a depart ment head We now have a city engineer after going years without and we have hired a professionally trained and certified parks direclor and She said she has also seen a tremendous regional effort made lo solve the problem of overuse of the Edwards Aquifer and urged all councilmen and citizens lo become better Informed and stay informed about the areas water Above all other this is the most unsolved longrange Without a regional plan to protect Ihe quantity and qualily of Ihe our beautiful the very lifeblood of New will cease to Some say il may be too late to save the but Id like to think Us Senior Citizens April 1517 Wednesday Ovenfried scalloped seasoned spiced apple rings Thursday Beef enchiladas with pinto Spanish Jello with fruit Friday Baked fish with tartar lemon pudding Events at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center Monday Comal County senior citizens games and Tuesday exer cise Advisory Board meeting at Vista Village 15 skat Wednesday AARP 14 Newcomers bridge Thursday exercise 10 Spanish class Friday 7 CIMA April 2024 Meals at the nutrition site at the Comal County Fairgrounds Monday Sauerkraut with lettuce and pork and yellow cake Tuesday Brisket with cheese cream pear halves with cherry cheese Wednesday Sliced plum halves Thursday Polish okra pineapple Friday blackeye tossed fruit with Jello Events at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center Monday ceramics Tuesday exer cise Estrella group 15 skat Wednesday 9 Book Review Club Thursday exercise 10 Spanish class Friday 9 free hearing tests woodcarvers 14 dominoes April 27May 1 Monday Pork choppetts with green mashed peaches Tuesday Came Spanish orange slices Wednesday Sweet and sour broccolo with carrots and pineapple spice cake Thursday Spaghetti and meat buttered tossed pears Friday Fish with tartar lator cucumber apple rings Events at the Comal County Senior Citizens Cenler Monday Public Records Arraignments Justice of Ihe Peace Harold Krueger John possession of John theft by check Vicent bond for Vicent driving while Weather license two John Justice of the Judge Doc Blanchard Charles Ray credit card Brian fifth Jerry theft of Marriages Lloyd Taylor to Irene Gallugi Russel Aubrey Bell to Susi Flammer Donald Connally to Betty D Compton Jose Torres to Isabel Sosa Gregory Latz to Jane Gedemen Obituaries Water Watch Comal Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Canyon Lake Edwards cfs down 10 870 cfs dwon 103 cfs same down down Comiskey Services are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Comiskey of Canyon died April 13 at a San Antonio Texas Weather An intense lowpressure system brought strong winds to North Texas and the Panhandle today and some gusts to near 45 mph raced across the Red River The stalled over northern prompted west to nor thwest winds at 15 to 30 mph across the Panhandle and northern Northeast breezes prevailed in the The rest of the state had mainly north to northwest winds at 5 to 15 High winds in Waco on Monday blew out windows in an elementary school and blew a roof off a bul no injuries were of ficials Strong winds and heavy rain caus Reuel a pastor at the Abundant Life Christian Center in lo lose control of his van and collide with another vehicle while traveling east on Highway 82 just west of Department of public Safety troopers Briggs was pronounced dead at the Skies today were partly to mostly Cloudy mainly north of a line from Lubbock through Pallas to Tex Highlevel clouds streaked across the 4eep aw temperatures were in the 30s 40s in West Texas and the 5Ds Extremes were 36 at Ma rfa in the ptvis ftjonw feins tQ m degrees at I U fee fair tt nxosWy cloudy to aQftoero sections njaj ibjs nmtfJigfes were expels in 70s ajErosrs tfce greater Ql tbf mi to spM Wae rajjge from Ihe mid 30s in the northwesl to 40s and 50s elsewhere Forecast SOUTH TEXAS Sunny and mild through Wednesday Clear and cool Highs in the 70s and in the 80s to near 90 Rio Grande plains Lows tonight in the 40s and 60 lower WEST TEXAS Mostly sunny Fair Lows tonight mid 30s north to near 40 southeast and mid 40s far west to near 50 along the Highs Wednesday in the NORTH TEXAS Mostly sunny and mild through Lows tonight in the Highs Wednesday mid 70s to mid extended Forecast Thursday through Saturday SOUTH TEXAS Considerable morning Otherwise part ly Lows Thursday and Friday from the 50s north to the 60s Lows Saturday in the Highs in the 70s immediate near 90 Rio Grande WEST TEXAS Panhandle iQWS highs mid 70s to near South Plains lows mid 40s to near Highs mid 70s to near Permian Basin lows mid iOs to near Highs upper 70s to mio Cojicho yajjey lows netr 50 to jnid Highs near 80 mW Far West lows upper 405 to iower Hjgjis upper 70s to low Bjg Bjsyjd regioja lows m te low m tmmttim te to KM SOs aiofl the Bjj Highs Births Comal County finally gets lowincome WIC program Prenatal care coupled with wellchild programs have expand ed into Comal County through ad ditional funding at stale and local levels to benefit low income families and lessen chances of problem pregnancies and births as well as preand perinatal The Infants and Children program is a federal and slatefunded program which provides about monthly in free supplemental as well as nutrition education and heallh screening lo pregnant or breastfeeding women and children up to age The county health departmenl has applied lo the slate for fun ding of W1C here and is awaiting final confirmalion from Ihe state legislalure which has provided state funds for expansion of WIG into several counties including Comal and monies have reported ly been earmarked for the county Comal County Commissioners last week paved the way for WICs acceplance here by matching local money with state aid to pro vide heallh services for prenalal women and a prere quisite to receive the federal pro Im said County Nurse Mary Lou who ac tively sought establishing the pro grams This partially fulfills my goals of providing health services in the The health department should be serv ing citizens to the Besides screening and the program provides solid nutri tion to both prenatal women and infants which has proven to lessen mortality rates among newborns and children up to age where the risks of perinatal death are at their the programs have a potential of providing health services to some women and children in a need which ranks 8th statewide among the 254 That figure represents those in the county who live at or below 150 percent of poverty pro gram qualification Though funding WiC locally will be approved on a yeartoyear Erben sees the programs continuance here because of Ihe The states 69th legislature appropriated S7 million in 1986 lo subsidize the states federal allot menl of the first time stale funds have been used for WIC and therefore extended to Comal There is a big need for it here and 1 think people are jusl slar ting to realize said who has been at the county departmenl since According to stalistics compiled by Texas Departmenl of Comal ranks 78lh in need based on populallon living al poverty recorded low birth number of births to teen age perinatal deaths and unemployed and migrant Of 54 counties not receiving Comal had the third highest need behind Collin and Bowie Of Ihe 200 counties receiving 124 of those are listed as having a lesser need than the county was one of 10 counties with 600 births or more annually not receiving the Once determined WIC participants receive individual nutrition counseling concerning their risk as well as their first monthly food voucher packet tailored to alleviate nutri tional problems roods provided through the pro gram include infant In fant and adult pure fruit milk and peanut Among the prenatal services available will be pregnancy laboratory tests and Children 3 years of age and younger will receive immuniza health screenings nutri tional counseling and Erben said the success of the program will rest somewhat on area physicians for diagnosis and treatment of illnesses of pregnanl women and The health department only promotes We do nol diagnose or Ireat Doctors who see WIC approved participants are reim bursed for their service through the According to area WIC project director Sharon about six new applicants from Comal have been seen weekly in Seguin and seeking aide through Guadalupe Countys H has been extremely difficult lo turn away these pregnant women and their infants or especially since we know they have no other source of free or reducedfee health ser vices in their Porter adding lhat Comal ap plicants have previously been denied because of the absence of the program here Other area counties receiving WIC besides Guadalupe are The benefits of the program are said WIC director Debra Stabeno in citing in creases in birth weights of infants whose mothers were enrolled into the better nutrition in infants after birth and increases in immunizations Police Reports A Killeen woman reported the theft of in assorted currency oc curred while she was in the emergen cy room at McKenna Memorial Hospital Sunday evening Some S250 change was taken in the burglary overnight Saturday of a coinoperated machine on Spur f Twentyfive cassette valued at and two check books were taken m the burglary Sunday of a car parked in the block of But tercup Street A 22yearold New Braunfeis woman reported Sunday afternoon an assault that occurred at Park No arrests were made in con nection with the incident An assault Friday evening on a New Braunfeis High School student by another juvenile was reported to police Location of the incident was not disclosed in police reports and there were no ar rests An employee of Mission Valley Mills left work Saturday afternoon only to discover the theft of his 1978 Ford pickup while parked on Porter McKenna Memorial Hospital and Robert 1554 Lorelei Lane 7 5 ounce boy April Mrs and Daniel Bellazigna 620 8 10 ounce girl April 9 Mrs and Mrs John Payne 8 ounce April lu Mrs and Mrs Charles ly 5 ll ounce bo April 11 Mr and Mrs Kudolfo i Vi ounce girl April Hafi NORTH Partly through rajfl tows to toe to the low to middle Hollos Easter Special Whole Brisket BBQ 46 Whole or Half BBQ Hams Family Pack Special Choice of 1 Meat Includes Sauce 1 Potato Salad 1 Pinto Beans Sausage BBQ Chicken for Easier Custom Party Trays 6290625 Street near the mill Valued at the truck is blue in color and bears Texas license plates Y J7U52 A tire on a New Braunfeis police patrol car svas punctured Friday night Loss of the tire was set at An auto parts store in the 1500 block of South Seguin Street reported the theft Saturday evening oi an alternator designed for a 1977 Dat sun The stolen item was valued at Nothing was reported stolen in the burglary overnight Thursday of a business in the 12uc block of In dustrial Avenue Police found a lour fool galvanized pipe used to gain ac cess to the establishment The front plate glass of a store in the 1500 block of Interstate ti West sustained when shot overnight Thursday with a BB gun The theft late last week of a S5o brand lawnmower was reported to police Friday The theft occurred in the 200 block of Hellene Koad EASTER IS FAMILY PICTURE TIME Easier is usually fie first chance lor families to gel together outaoors alter winter Choose a spot wilh a nice leaty or flowery background if possible Use a 100 01 200speed him fry for a shaded or backhi situation Backiit pictures should be eposed to give one or two slops MORE exposure than ine camera asks lor One way to t ompensate is lo set irie film speed dial for HALF the speed ol your dim Remember to reset the Qiai atiei ihe photo session is over Use a tripod and your Soil ilimer Gel the lamiiy grouped in dont of the camera so you can see everyone s face clearly Don I get so far back thai you can see everyone s shoes Choose trie spot where you will stand while you are posing Ihe rest ol the group Now set the selltimer and to your spot Take several shots to make sure you have some choice You should also take shots of each person of the kids in a group of the parents separately and ot any other logical groupings Dont be afraid to use up your film The most expensive picture is the one you didnt take Weve got all your needs for those family pictures at Camera 453 We9t Sin Antpnio Texas 78 30 94MHBPM t CUOSED SUN 4 51 2 Anyone with information relating to any felony crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at G20T1PS and speak to the officer on duty Callers arc not asked to give their names Crime Stoppers pays rewards of up to for information that leads to the arrest and grand jury conviction of persons committing felony HvraldZeituns USPS377 800 Published Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by New Braunfeis Herald Publishing Co 186 S Casteli Ave or Drawer New Texas 78131 1328 Second Class postage paid by New Braunfeis Herald Publishing Co at New Texas DAVID KRAMER Editor and Publisher JIMWEBRE Managing Editor DEBORAH LAWRENCE OHice Manager SANDI HUTTER Retail Advertising Manager CHERYUMcCAMPBELL Classified Manager CAROL AVERY Circulation Manager MAGGIE LOMBARDO Composition Foreman GUSELBEL Pressroom Foreman DANAOVERSTREET City Editor WANDA LASATER 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