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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 5A Day Section B New Braunfels New Texas Two Pages Tuesday 1987 25 Cents Stammtisch After reading here about one ladys concern for cigar and cigarette the of Heavenly Delights ice cream parlour want to say they have In stituted a separate smoking area away from the lunch counter on Seguin where Peerless Pharmacy used to says Tessa the Town New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will host a Stargazers program this Friday in Landa Participants can meet at at the park There will be a fee for for kidlets 8 through Little kidlets are admitted Par ticipants are asked to bring a telescope or if anybody has For more call Mark Peltier at Boy Scout Troop 757 will hold its first ever rummage sale May 30 at 480 Santa The troop is accep ting donations of stuff they can including just all kinds of salable Bucks raised will be used to send the troop to summer For more in formation or to arrange to have items picked call Hanz at The women of Francis Bythe Lake Episcopal Church will hold a yard sale May from 9 to 6 This is another op portunity to find all kinds of To get to the Goofys on The church is next Come come says sale chairman Gloiia And the early bird gets ther wormless John Pierson is a as friends and relations already John drives around tending to his real estate in a fourwheel drive American Motors Eagle and lives out by Canyon Shortly before noon yesterday John was toodling down 306 when he chanced to notice a few folks seem not actually beginning to cannibalize a panel I thought it was the owner was policing the back cutting the grass and so says But the strippers had the hood battery John gets out and the folks are spooked into the surrounding woods as one of the group yells Policia John checks out the vehi cle and sees an empty knife scab bard on the floor He gets in the van and rummages One of the guys who was taking parts off this van walks gets in and starts the And were says who came from the rear of the van and apparently startled the would be who by now is thinking to This gr ingo is behind The driver stops the van and John winds up chasing a few of these folks who ap parently were waiting down the road to pick up their by the had no so he grabs this big and yells at the pack that got Without a phope John flagged down a who called the Th van turned owt to have been stolen in Schertz and John said the sheriffs department is now in possession of the assorted percent Phiflce of lite afternoon thunderstorms will increase to 3 60 percent change tonightSome may be severe but aot ty be threatening is those periencec in sojne SMfl BJeanwbJle forecast cans tor jnasWy clowdy condi tions an4 to the upper sjjs tows tonight m the oar chances fojr nxore rajya TheMeny BIJWS Proposed tax hike draws varied citizen comments By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Though no one argued the need for additional police and fire few who filled council chambers Monday night during a special public hearing sooke in favor of a proposed 35 percent property tax Businessmen said business would pay the bulk of such an while homeowners said they would account for most of the million derived from a property tax rate of 38 cents per evaluation 10 cents over the current The increased tax is projected to increase revenue over the current years Some questioned whether all the excess had been trimmed from the proposed million balanced by increasing property taxes and intergovernmental Some said the timing for such increases is especially for those on fixed and asked for more equitable solutions to the citys budget City staff has requested the 10 cent property tax rate increase and an ad ditional transfer from New Braunfels Utilities of to aid in meeting a budget inflated by slightly more than million over the current years amended The in creases are attributed to rising costs of public proposed employee pay and a nearly eliminated contingency reserve Additional police and fire person nel have increased their combined budgets by The police departments budget totals million and the fire departments budget stands at Ive stated property taxes should be used for those services that protect a persons said Ci ty Manager Joe A 10cent increase will not cover both depart District 3 council member Ed Sciantarelli said he is not in favor of the additional utility transfer in saying it Another form of The citys request of New Braunfels Utilities is for an addi tional three quarters of a mil charged to electric rate users within city limits in addition to the one and a half mil currently transferred from NBU to the Sciantarelli said he and utilities board trustees have discussed a one time transfer of funds from special accounts and both he and Mayor George Erben said they favor a one time utility transfer It would be more meaningful to taxpayers to show it as a onetime Sciantarelli Retired Ronald acknowledging the need for increas ed public safety asked council for something more reasonable than a 35 percent proper ty tax He called the move ter rible timing for sych an increase at a time when citizensare faced with increased appraisals and school and county taxes leaving the private sector having to pay too many I think the hming js Kibler told It couldnt be I think it would be another See Page2A Kevin Project Graduation Tshirts for nk driving accounts fora vhuge number of deaths and in juries among teenagers every year and one group of local high school seniors has said they want to be the first to put an end to the Instead of cruising the streets and prowling from party to party on their graduation these kids are going to have their own This party will be the typical high school graduation party with all romance and adventure graduating night hut without the drinking that has put an end to too many young i and t Srnithson high school r se riiprs are participating ject Each senior class i will own partiesfres or sid he plans go but hes a worried wont show upS 1 said most b going that not just going to fee a stupid but going been dubbed with a bon voyage Bell said the party will feature casino games and various other assortment that studentsare working Eqllow ing the have their first class Thatll be nice because theyll air be alive arid and thats the idea of thewhole she said The combined ProjectGradua tion effortjbetween the three high schools is trying to raise to put on the different Bell said the funds will be divid ed among the senior classes according to the number of students in those need to in Border to provide a safe party and to the kids they can have fun without drugs or alcohoj she We want to make surer people understand they are ftnbuting to ail three schools when they Each party will have an abun dance pries to offer students Some of the niost sbughtaftef prizes wjJJ be the roundstrip airline tickets 4onatf4 by Trans f gjyen to each QOntftUtej send a check tQ Juvenile drinking problem remains a crucial concern By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent Both Comal and Guadalupe coun ties have seen a drop in alcohol con1 sumption among juveniles and minors thanks to combined efforts of local and area school juvenile probation departments and various enforcement agencies the problem still exists and public input is according to Comal County Attorney Bill The Guadalupe and Comal County Juvenile Probation Departments have put together a massive effort to help fight alcohol use among According to Comal County Juvenile Probation officer Frank of 295 referrals in 59 were who has been agressive in enforcement of drunk driving laws here in conjunction with New Braunfels Police believes there is an alcohol problem the effects are greater among between the ages of 20 and Reimer said the problem in nearby San Antonio is Weve got an alcohol problem among the kids Itsmostly a trencl or cycled Reimer The local alcohol problem direct result of peer The Like like in most cases holds the attorney A kid will see his folks which sets a bad exam or he has problems and uses alcohol as a quick he said Reimer points out that parents need to get involved if they see a drinking problem in their own child or iinow someone who is involved in Most of the time a parent does not want to sign a complaint if they witness any alcoholrelated incidents in most involves their own kid this is Reimer You are not helping us get this kid off the he If the com munity would join forces with the police department when they spot a child in possession of They should not be afraid to file a com he Maribeth Guadalupe County Probation officer in the juvenile explained what her office has set up to deal with alcohol abuse among We had believed there was little that could be done with children 10 to 16 years of age until they had three Powers That just didnt sound so we did some checking and found the offense of minors in possession is a Class C misdemeanor and citations can be issued to juveniles from 14 to 16 years of so we set up a pro gram for these offenders in an effort to stop them from becoming habitual After the first both the parent and child are invited to attend a onehour alcohol eduation pro she These programs are scheduled when we have enough offenders to make them If both the parent and child as we request of them in a let ter sent to the no further ation is taken by our if child and parent dont a complaint is filed in the ap propriate justice or municipal which could result in a fine of up to On the second Powers We do file on the child in the appropriate which can result in the The third time a child is picked up for possessing he becomes officially involved in the juvenile justice The case is referred to juvenile court and he is subject to being placed on probation for one I can only remember about five rereferrals from all the See Page 2A Court clerk is arrested on felony theft charge Cougar blitz leads to state student council leadership Blitzing the state convention members Of the Canyon High School Student Coujnci won the of fice of state president of the Texas Association of Stu dent Weiring top hats and the council members performed a song and dance routine to music from Chgnts carrying their theme Pyttin on the Ritz for 3 Media Blitz to the more than high school council attending from across the The and hard work of ow group awcl the response frojn thf convention delegates was over said Betty who cospojjspjs the CHS ajong with Kafty Simmons We wanj to thanjfe the corneas fronj Smithspn Valley anjj New high sphflpis for the enjtaysiastic job they 44 of sharing OMT nmteriaJ wWS convention djelegaies and campaigning for Kyle Man who wW tae vicepresident of the CHS for the tfce oMclaJ representative feF the state sjajdjenj Heavier Way WiW serve as local want to stress that we rm as High Some of the dJJttes of pre sjdjnt school will be to have representatives meetings of the TASC of t9 iccept invitations frojn djstrjgt Plginizjteii t9 at W1 BPJwg district greetings on behalf of A New Braunfels Police depart ment municipal dismissed April 24 from her duties after the discovery of twokkeeping discrepan was arrested Monday and charged with third degree felony Tonya Kurd of 1812C Mission is accused of im properly taking traffic fine monies for personal use over the past eight according to police depart ment Internal and criminal investiga tions by the department led to the is suance of an arrest warrant Monday by precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger Windham was booked into Comal County Jail after reportedly turning herself in to sheriffs She was later released after posting a According to department person nel Windham had been employed there Chief investigator Felix Roque would not specify the amount of money allegedly stolen by the former saying only that the amount was more than and the thefts had occurred on several We had enough information following criminal investigations that we had subsequent evidence for a criminal Roque An internal affairs investigation was also performed from within by John under provisions of state law regarding per sonnel declined to disclose findings of his I would require a court order to release that McEachern adding that his work was to determine if violations regarding city property had oc curred V to the AsjociaJiftBel Secgfldajy School Principals conferincf rve W junjor counselor at the worktop in represent conference in SB4 IfiSdersJWp workshop w Camp 4t the weekends state the CHS counc4 to on W Outstan tetaAdwg Energy gducatwn Rainfall toals As 9m   

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