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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Hays sheriff faces Page 3A Religious Page 6A New Braunfels New Texas Two 18 Pages Zeituno 85 Friday May 25 Cents Stammtisch Robert presidentof the National Little would like to thank the members of the Breakfast Lions Club for their sup port and help in building bleachers and dugouts at Lions I must note the individuals who spent an entire day putting up the fences along Fredericksburg and Bell streets Robert Rodriguez the in surance Lonnie Roy Ed Ed Krai and Pedro You make this league what it is by your support and says the first Robert Harold The folks who help out and the peo ple who maintain the field behind Seele Elementary do good Greyhound and Trallways bus lines are moving their digs to 235 Trade Center Drive effective May The number to call is 5293181 for mo The Annual MotherDaughter sponsored by Fellowship of First Protestant will begin at Mon May in Seele Parish House Tickets for the catered affair are available at the church office for for big for Deadline for ticket sales is COMPOSITE SKETCH Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment and Shertz Police Department are trying to identify the women whose likeness is depicted here by police artist Willie The Caucasian or Hispanic age 18 to 20 was discovered beneath a culvert in South Comal County in early Authorities have no leads as to her which forensic experts believe was caused by some designer drug If you recognize this please call Rudy Rubio at Comal County Sheriffs Department at 6259141 or Shertz police at It looks like its going to be a nice weekend for staying in side as skies stay cloudy and i bit Theres a 20 per ejeni Chapce things will get wet afte The high WJJl in 80s and wtadi will be the SflMthMSt neajr Thing wijj copj jewn tonight thf tew retches the There will be a 20 percent with goyiheriy winds at sio Sleep If tg Saturday aj the stay The wpj wW Km the at 1015 Flying crowbar fatal projectile A 27yearold male employee of Natural Bridge Caverns was killed Thursday afternoon in a freak acci dent on the wildlife refuge portion of the private Michael who reportedly lived at the caverns located on FM died instantly after being struck in the side of the head by a crowbar he was using in an attempt to free clut ches jammed on a He was pronounced dead at the scene by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc Blanchard around It was saidfDennis Comal County sheriffs in He was using the crowbar when it flew up and hit him in the side of the killing him in Lee was the husband of Carl Schurz Elementary special education resource teacher Vicki Utilities board likely violated Texas open meetings provisions New Braunfels Fire department Elroy inspects aftermath of a house fire Thursday that sent five residents out Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt into the Fire heavily damages home Fire thai reportedly began with an electrical short heavily damaged a woodframe New Braunfels residence Thursday afternoon and sent a family of five fleeing for their Inspectors speculated that an electrical short circuit in conjunction with a possible natural gas leak caused the Owner Hattie White of 2032 Katy treated and released and McKenna Memorial Hospital for smoke inhalation after being taken there by private No other injuries were She was also treated at the scene by Emergency Medical Service per a nephew and a child were home at the time of the Firefighters were delayed in attempting to suppress the fire due to reports upon their arrival that people were still We had reports people were still inside so we began attempting a rescue until we were sure everyone was said Wesley New Braunfels fire depart ment Meyer said once firefighters began extinguishing the it was brought under control and knocked down relatively though the front portion of the house where the fire originated had already sus tained heavy heat and smoke He said contents throughout received heat and smoke damage and nothing seemed He estimated damage to the structure and contents at around Fire investigators believe a pocket of gas from a space heater in the front of the house accelerated the We dont know if the valve was left partially open or if the pilot light went out but it was Meyer the short occurred it sparked the causing a flash Electrical services had been disconnected and then turned back on according to He said a short or power surge would likely have occurred anyway and was not attributable to services being Guadalupe Countys EMS turns into a political issue By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent Guadalupe County Commissioners Court may or may not negotiate with CSO reports two arrests A Canyon Lake man turned himself in to sheriffs authorities earlier this one day after a warrant had been issued for his arrest charging him with sexual misconduct with a In Comal County Jail on a bond on charges of sexual contact with a child under 17 years of age is Leonard of Box He was charged before Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc Comal County Sheriffs In vestigator Danny Ybarra said a war rant had been issued April 27 from Blanchards office naming Crawford as having had encounters with a several times bet ween August 1986 and April It stems from investigation begun April 14 into sexual Contact of a teenager at Canyon stated who declined to disclose fur ther In another sheriffs deputies have cleared a rural route burglary of a habitation with arest of a 16yearold New Criminal investigator Rudy Rubio said exhaustive investigation led to the arrest of the youth at his home yesterdayThe boy is charged with breaking into the residence of Julio Route Box New Brajjnfels on March 26 and stealing a video cassette Rubio sajd the property apparently has SPid sheriffs investigators aw trying to locate The juvenile was rewanded to bis psreots custody pending hearing before juvenMe court Seguin Emergency Medical Service for service after 1987 depending on answers to legal ques tions as well as city council additional information has been uncovered regarding a long standing disagreement among coun ty officials about weather the court voted in December 1985 to cancel its contract with Seguin Precinct 1 Commissioner Bobby Bulgerin told reporters hat County Judge James Sagebiel is a problem for the commissioners that he has not followed a 1985 court direc tive on and that he has tried to administer the county the way he wants EMS is a fantastic Bulgerin I have no problem with I think our problem is on the second floor on the west end of the Bulgerin emphasized one issue in particular that has raised questions and caused problems since On 13 of that commissioners held a meeting in which the contract with Seguin EMS was See Page W By SARAH DUKE StaH Writer The New Braunfels Utilities board of directors likely violated the Texas Open Meeting Act ac cording to an Austin attorney specializing in media The board went into executive ses sion Thursday to consider the New Braunfels city managers request for to bail the city out of a budget The board took no action following the session that lasted more than one and a half Board members scheduled an open workshop May 14 to consider the transfer NBU attorney Tom Burrus said the board went into executive session on his recommendation because there has been discussion of potential lawsuits stemming from the transfer which is reflected as an additional charge for In the there have been claims made that this type of transfer is a Its our position that it is not a he said than I feel there is an attorneyclient privilege in this Burrus NBUs written agenda for Thurs days meeting cited state law allow ing governmental bodies to seek at torneys advice with respect to pen ding or comtemplated as the reason for the closed session Georgia a member of an Austin firm representing the Texas Press said both the agenda and the executive session probably were in violation of the Open Meetings They need to be a little more she said about the boards I think what theyve done is taken advantage of the vagueness of that section of Krump The attorney cited a court ruling in which found the Austin ISO in violation of the Open Meetings Act because it failed to specify exact ly what would be discussed in closed Under governing bodies can convene in closed session to discuss real estate matters and specific personnel The Austin ISD stated simply the board would discuss personnel during an executive but failed to specify any The court says you have to go beyond that oneword The general topic must be much more specific than So jusi listing confer with attorney just doesnt cut she Krump added that pending litiga tion refers to instances in which at torneys have been consulted about a specific Contemplated litiga tion probably has to go a little bir beyond just she Local resident Kenneth Fielder ad dressed the board before it went executive session about the fund transfer He urged the boani not to approve the calling i a hidden tax without representa While taxes for most home owners are tax the utility payments are not although they con stitute he said Leonard Meyer also addressed iht Public Utilities he said Sohn said those industries threatened legal action against the utilities if they were forced to pay more city charges Although the mil charge goes to the Sohn said the industries must pay the Its part of our Its part of our rate Our rates are designed so that theres some incremental amount they must pay so we can have a he said Bill maintenance manager for TXI Cement said that com pany pays the charge basically because NBU requires it He said the company never has tried to avoid the We havent really gotten in volved in The charge is just part of doing business It helps cover their he See Page 2A Flying hooves a member of the rare breed of Royal Lipiz zan performs a hand a technique used in battle to defend against foot Diane Rolfe rides Alexandria while the horse performs a The maneuver was used to lift a general so he could see the tion in The horses will perform this weekend at the Coma County Sheriffs Posse Arena on Morningside DriveThe first performance tonight will begin at There will be two performances one at 2 and the second at Sundays performance will begin at 2 A pjortion of the fee will be contributed to ths Sheriffs   

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