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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 24, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                E HP IFF MICROFILM en 7 Lakers Page tornado 3A New Braunfels New Texas 48 Pages Zcituno 101 4fer Sunday May 1987 50 Cents Stammtisch Tubin time is nigh The annual celebration for adult education participants will be held June 5 at In the Frazler Elementary School 1441 US New Barbara former mayor of New will be the keynote Maggie director of Adult Education In vites the public to join In honoring those who have successfully com pleted the General Educational Development tests and those who have worked hard to Improve their and math This Is the climax of a successful year for adult education In the school Department of Public Safety Trooper Tracy of New Braunfels recently graduated from the departments training academy and has been assigned to Kenslng wasone of 80 cadets com missioned as state troopers In ceremonies In The DPS training Includes traffic criminal arrest ac cident Investigation and a host of other law enforcement The DPS deservedly has been con sidered the best and brightest In Texas law but our own NBPD Is to Among the cum laude with honors graduates at Texas Chris tian University In Fort Worth this graduation season are Troy Burch and Thomas Edgar both of New Burch Is graduating with a bachelor of arts degree In political while Ford Is receiving a bachelor of science degree in the field of They were among 789 graduating folks receiving their diplomas May The Second Annual Cops Robbers Softball Tournament that was rain ed out May 16 is tentatively rescheduled for May More details as they become Department of Housing and Urban Development is sponsoring a seminar called an incubator for small business June 5 in San An The project is intended to give small businessmen and women insight into how to be successful in hard To call the San Antonio DHUD office at 512 229 The seminar Is going to be in the San Antonio Control Data Business and Technology 301 When they say family they mean Western Steer Family Steakhouse June 1 will honor four of its employees and their The employees are graduating seniors and have worked at the fine eatery since its opening in They are Canyon High School seniors Yvonne Mark Trina Johnson and Stacey ladies and New Braunfels soil not By TRAVIS POLING Staff Writer After heavy rains in the New Braunfels area and parts of Com al County many are becoming concerned about the potential for flooding if heavy rains continue throughout the Heavy rain fell periodically Saturday through Thursday and saturated the ground in many with some areas coming close to the base saturation City Bill says that the base saturation point is different for different areas of He says that the drainage in the hilly part of town is good and is usually not prone to Areas in the southern part of have soil which retains water for a longer Dobrowolski says that how fast I the rain comes down is the factor which would cause He says that an all night rain of three or four Inches would drain off suitably while the same amount of precipitation In short one or two hour period would result in heavy runoff If It came down on already saturated The engineer advises that If rains do continue and heavy rains follow to stay away from low water crossings and areas of known high Said Dobrowolski Thursday after Wednesdays heavy I think the potential is here to have some serious Carl a soil conserva tionist with the Soil Conservation says that even with heavy rains we still havent reach ed the base saturation point Says most soils will take up to two inches of water in a See Page 2A Anyone know of a dry dance The forecast for Sun day calls for a 30 percent chance of decreasing to a 20 percent chance Mostly cloudy skies will sit on top of warm and humid conditions as the wind will be from the southeast at about is We are going to perspire as the high both days will be near ao while aiifhat humidity makes it feel lm Houston on a bad the most of us work so 44 Wornick Company nixes processing plant plans cites high project costs Police investigate report of sexual assault of child at Comal Head Start site By DAUDMAY Staff Writer New Braunfels police Investigators are looking Into an allegation that an employee of Comal Head Start and Day Care Center engaged In sexual misconduct with a 5year old girl last month while the two were alone at the Although no arrests or charges have been filed by the employee has been suspended pending the out come of the said police and the childs The school Is located at 272 Krueger The facilitys Ann Indicated she was prepared to discuss the allegation Wednesday after noon until she Informed the Interview was to be con ducted by a news She declined to comment In any way and closed her door to Executive director of the programs parent Community Council of South Central Louis did not return several phone CCSCT Is the funding entity for the Head Start program here under a contract with Alamo Area Council of The council of governments is the reci pient of federal Community Services Administration The mother of the a 25yearold factory worker who speaks and understands little told a reporter the girl said the employee touched the girl bet ween her while she was and kissed The Incident occurred on the afternoon of April according to the The two had been left Apparently the childs father failed to pick her up as planned that The mother arrived after everyone else had according to her Later that the child disclosed the alleged Inci dent to the who then contacted officials with the local Texas Department of Human Services The human services department then launched an investiga tion and notified A videotape of the childs account has been made by the department and was turned over to police A private physician performed an examination of the It is the first reported allegation made against the who reportedly has been left alone with par ticipant children on previous The child has been attending the school for about a according to the Investigator Ray Douglass said police are handling the case carefully and are nearlng the end of their Investiga Douglass said information and the videotape will be turned over to the district attorneys office for further An offense report had not been made public to date because police are unsure an offense has been committed and therefore the allegation has not been assigned a case according to New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Director Marcus TbnTsh reportec 800peoplehad the gates of the cityoperated tube chute as of 6 the first full day of Memorial Day Officials expect Sunday to be just a busy with the threeday weekend half Photo by Deryl Clark NBU transfer decision pending City council readies for second reading of m ill ion budget New Braunfels City Council will consider the second reading of 1987 88s fiscal operating budget during regular session Tuesday night at in the meeting room of the Normally held on the second and fourth Monday of each the meeting was moved to Tuesday because of Memorial The budget currently totals some million and has been in by a council approved pro perty tax rate hike of 26 The city has yet to hear the decision of New Braunfels Utilities concerning the request for an additional in tergovernmental transfer of in the form of a special levy to city electric ratepayers of three quarters ofamil per kilowatt The tax rate subject to rollback would increase the current effective property tax rate of cents per valuation by bringing it to 36 City staff has said the rate will in crease the taxes of the owner of a home by per month and would Increase city ad valorem cot lections by about The as it Includes the termination of four staff posi including the city finance one planning department clerk and two parks department employees as well as the cut of three new pickup trucks and various other line Item Council approved the 26 percent in crease to allow for the proposed hir ing of four additional one criminal investigator and three police department clerks and dispat chers and costs related to those addi including vehicle The hike also kept intact the police departments personal car program and provided some means of im plementing an employee pay raise for city The third and final reading of the budget ordinance will be held June Local members of Comal United Taxpyers have said they are con sidering efforts to obtain the signatures of approximately registered voters required to call for a rollback election if suc would roll the tax rate ad justment back to the 8 percent figure and would require further budget deletions In the amount of some The agenda for Tuesdays meeting reads as follows Consider resolution and recogni tion of public service rendered by Fire Chief Jack Wilson to the Report from Fred Willard and Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce regarding unexpended funds from 1986 Ses quicentennial Consider appointing one member to the Rivers Advisory Board for an unexpired term ending June Consider appointing one member to the Housing Board of Ad justment and Appeals for a term en ding May Consider third and final reading of an ordinance granting a special use permit to the owners of 2631 In See Page2A Art Show Officials of The Wornick Company announced late last week their deci sion not to build a million food pro cessing plant in New Braunfels as Factors contributing to the deci according tp President Ronald included an extraor djynajry increase in project costs over original new uncertainty about the purchasing methods the Defense Pepartment for military field rations the companys primary business 304 the time required to attain satisfactory response to tee companys iniiiaJ commerc iai prodwct We express our stated Wfliwifc m pjpiff4 io the e city the gpjjej local aM mw Wdjviclual citizens of Braunfels who bad extended themselves in every way possible to make us Wornick Family a wholly owned subsidary headquartered in and with plants located in Edinburg and had previously purchased a 2gacre plant site on FM 306 adjacent to the Coleman Company and initiated ex tensive preconstruction ar rangements in New Had the plant come to fruition 175 would have been employed to Its initial year in square foot facility which wpujd have majkylactured shell microwaveibie food pjtfc was slated to have begun in March City Manager Joe Micbje sajj ftp news was Wf JhM worked hard in getting the company of KerryiUe works on a repor duction of a carousel horse at the New Braunfels Art League1 Spring Art Show and Sale continuing Sunday at the Civic Photo by Deryl Clark   

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