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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 23, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas iyft 1 NB A franchise pic Page 8 A New Braunfels Texas Two 79 April 1987 25 Cents Projects legitimacy not questioned GBRA awaiting state review of hydro plant startup delay By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer GuadalupeBlanco River Authority officials said it may be as long as 60 days before they know whether they svlll be allowed to change the construction dates of the Canyon Dam hydroelectric GBRA is long overdue In beginning ac cording lo the Texas Water Commission license allowing construction of the hydroelectric generating The license required construction to begin by 11 of this GBRA who plan to build the generating testified at a water commission hearing this week that the change in construction dates will not damage the river or the Douglas a hearing examiner for the water said he will not make a recommendation on the request within the next nine What t GBRA is requesting Is an extension of time to construction the The project is not being examined The sole question we were pursuing was whether the appli had pursued with he said Roberts added that the executive director of the water Beekeeper Herb Ormand visited Dorothy Malscheks class at Prazler Elementary School Tuesday with his friendly Malscheks students combined the study of Texas history with animal science for Ormands demonstration and the students got lo see the queen bee lay some bee eggs Ormand didnt put the bees on his face to make a beard Black Heritage Society is sponsor Ing a dance at Kid Family Restaurant May 2 from 8pm to l p m Admission will bt S2 Funds will help pay for the societys an nual scholarships The Das Toymaker and The Collection want lo lhank the many businesses and Individuals or contributing lo the April 4 Easter Style Show and brunch benefit for the New Braunfels Childrens Emergency Shelter Businesses were Soulhbank Pen Food Kroger Food Diamond Braunlex Rentals Gulnn Printing and sts Peter and Paul Wai New Araunfels and KQNHrKNBT Radio Models for the were Beverly G W Zae Carla Jana Tara Tasha Matthew Clint Paula Like levtretl Will Emily and Ashley Westerler sun will playing alot of ie next coyple of weekend k inybedys guess at this Todays high with UtfK with light and preys toiscpi tor the of rajji left us f or the time ICTpSWf Hft commission and a water commission public interest ad vocate attended Mondays hearing but neither one of them expressed an David GBRAs planning said the river authority is requesting to change the license to not change the completion but to change the starting The license requires construction be complete by He said that date is reasonable and the river authority can complete the project by that The only issue at the hearing was the if of changing the starting We presented the case history of our license before Welsch An en vironmental expert testified on behalf of GBRA that the change in construction dates will not adversely affect the river or the area surrounding the project he Welsch said GBRA was not able to begin construction before the designated time because of complications in receiving a permit from the Federal Energy Regulatory That agency issued a permit in December allowing construction of the bee Page2A c h a n ges to c o u n c i I ByJIMWEBRE Staff Writer No one and three of our proposed changes to the tys zoning ordinance were passed by Wednesday1 and sent on to the citj councilfor the first of three k Planning and commis sioners Tom Jeff Chris Jan Estes and Joe Gomez voted unanimously to send on to council changes In the defini tion of allowable uses under the C 4 zone 4 The Ct Hera the most debated of the four changes being proposed after public hearings that shewed a general misunderstanding had prevailed over for grandfather Ing existing uses current property owners in either sell or for zoning said Director Shands commented that all ex isting whether they conform to the ordinance or would be allowed under the new Chairing the meeting was com missioner Myrtle who did not vote on any of the although she said she supported all 7the recommendations being Gomez change if accepted and remove restrictions having kitchen corporated prohibits such facilities in such He did not raise his hand when Clarfc called for the vote on the first three items one which calls for fencing from six to eight feet in height in multifamily one calling for allowance of cumulative Industrial uses in the M2A category as well as the M1A and the fencing Action of the planning and zon ing commission will be reviewed by the city council and is subject to three readings before any pro posed changes become The fencing proposal had two alternatives change from the current eightfoot requirement for fencing multifamily zoned pro jects to either a standard seven foot requirement considered a compromise or a requirement for fences from six to eight which Clark said effectively means six The six to eight feet fence requirement will be brought before Dead womans death cause unknown The body of a young woman pulled from a culvert in south Comal County April i remains unidentified and authorities have yet to receive word as to which narcotic killed her An autopsy performed by Travis County medical examiners on the 18 tff 29yearold woman revealed the woman had been dead for about four days when found by two young girls in an 8foot deep ditch off the fron tage road of Interstate 35 just south of FM 2252 Coroners report revealed the Caucasian female died as the result of a drug overdose Attempts by authorities to identify the woman through fingerprints have been fruitless investigators have theorized the woman was dumped from a vehicle and one investigator suggested the woman may have been thrown rom the cab of a tractortrailer rig Both Comal County Sheriffs in vestigators and Selma police reported inquiries rom numerous persons who had reported missing but none proved useful Police says the chance she was a area resident are slim The woman was 5feel 4inches tal and weighed 130 pounds She had dark brown hair about 10 inches long and brown eyes She was wearing blue one white sock a white See Page 2A Rotary Randy and Larry president with members of the New Braunfels Rotary Club Interact Club will be cleaning up at the intersection of Loop 337 and Texas 46 Saturday beginning at 10 Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt NBHS Interact Club adopts highway area Members of the New Braunfels Rotary Club Interact Club Wednesday gathered to make plans for an official highway clean up The Club is involved in the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportations Adopt aHighway program and will be picking up litter and otnei forms of trash at the intersection of Loop and Texas 4ti begmn ing at lo a m The said Interact spon sor Handy is an offshoot of the Dont Mess with Texas campaign Participants adopt a stretch of highway and they are responsible for keeping it clean lor a year at a Haugh said They Uhe Interact Clubi wanted a project locally and that was the project they decided to pick Haugh said the group also will clean up their highway after the Fourth of July and at two other times of the B R Wood of the highway department is supplying the bright orange vests for the clean up and will give a short safety lecture before the Interact members are actually junior Hotarians and the New Braunfels High School club is a new organization The Haugh gets the kids used to doing things to benefit This girls committed to the long shot f By TIM WAITS Stall Writer Theres bad news on the horizon for girls shot put and discus throwers across the state Julie Barrow is onjy a junior and she has yet to reach her Barrow has dominated the com petition all year and is still refining her techniques in both events in an effort to reach the Class 4A state track and field meet in Austin in three weeks She has the best marks in the South Texas region go ing into the Region IV meet a week from Saturday in San Antonio If I throw my I should said Barrow has a if she doesnt get shook up Uke she did at she could take it said Unicorn Girls Coach Fred Pink Until last Thursdays District 18 4A meet in Barrow was undefeated in the previous sis meets in the shjjt putlier heave of 36 one inch last week gave the junior her ojojj runnerup medal of the season in event 4JjLer f jaisJxes w the of iyj tjjf f jrsj Jhref mjfts ijjjs Barrow is oa a roll with four strait places She was a Barrow broke the school record in the shot in her first competition this year at the Chaparral with a throw of She shattered her own record later in the as well as the meet at the Unicorn throwing 4144 She busted the Unicorn Relays mark in the with a throw of though she is still shy of the existing Unicorn school record of 1324 set by Kathy Schrader in 1981 Being the only Unicorn girl representing the school at regionals has its benefits in that Barrow receives the full attention of her in structors M this point she is getting a lot of individualized attention and that will be good for her said Coach Donald who has been working with both boys and girls shot put and discus throwers this year To Julies shes a good not just a discus and shotput person She is a natural athlete and natural athletes will be more successful The extra attention has uncovered some minor flaws m Barrows form that will make her even more of threat in the meets aheadEven though it is late in the sjie will be changing her grip on the Gann noticed that she been throwing the 7Vwb wofldjo plate with just her fingertips gripp ing the ralher wUttife first joint of her fingers she should Gaim said Barrows ojjjy proMeffi Mi the shot is the location of the pound ball of iron easily more mjapr Photo by Oeryl Clark
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