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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 10, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NB Stars 3rd in Page 9A Hometown as Page 4B New Braunfels New Texas Two 24 Pages eituno 113 Wednesday June 25 Cents Stammtisch Walkin and rollin1 Humane Society of New Braunfels shelter hours are 10 to 5 Mondays 10 to 4 Fridays and Saturdays noon to 5 The shelter on Kuehler is closed The Fischer StoreSchoolturned Community Center will have an open house Saturday from noon un til 4 Barbecue and all the traditional side dishes will be serv ed and desserts and refreshments also will be Admission for adults is while children under 12 only pay The Community Center Is on the northeast corner of the intersection of FM 32 and FM 484 at The public is Members of New Braunfels Noon Lions bless their patriotic collected at various locations around town Saturday to go for a Fourth of July extravagan Ernie who is the Lions Save The Fireworks told City Council The patriotism of this city came out in the six hours we were out I love this That effort coupled with the coun ty commissioners donation of brings the fireworks fund to a total of as of this Jaycees President Frank Witting said fireworks fundraisers are still hop ing to muster another by June He said about is coming in daily through the someone making a donation recently accidently donated a 10 karat gold ring and someone mistakenly gave a lucky Wit ting said the owners of those items may claim them by calling him at And a list of recent fireworks donations Citizens National Bank Kermit and Karen Baese each from the familys of Sid James Ryan and Gary Ryan Pen Foods Bob Kiesling Loddie Roder Contributions can be done by call ing Witting at the aforementioned writing Box New or through any of the merchants collecting monies at their places of We love this town Residents in the FM 1101 area in cluding FM Kohlenberg Watson Lane Soechting and Francis Harris Road are on the lookout for suspicious Residents with the help of Comal County Sheriffs Comal County Civil Defense Rescue New Braunfels Commissioner Clyde Jacobs George Smith Fred Terry Calvin and Richard and Fred Lorenz Bading and others have formed a Neighborhood Crime Members and other interested persons are invited to a dinner and social in the home of and Fred Ploqh on Watson Lane on June 12 starting at the rains The skies wjll continue to be most ly cloudy today wjth a 100 per cent chance of rain dropping 50 percent chance tonightWinds tonight will be from the southeast at 5 to 10 mph and the low will djop to Thursday will be mostly steady wit 159 percent chiijee oj thundjpjv showers and a high in the up per Winds will be from the southeast at 10 to 15 Veronica on lets friend Maria Ovalle roll all over her during a break in the rain this Angelica Tristan waits for her turn to cartwheel on the green lawn in New Phojto by Leslie Kriewaldt County solon wants stiff enforcement for sign vandalism By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent Theft of county road signs and in cidents of motorists being washed off roads has promoted one Guadalupe County commissioner to call for stif fer fines for tampering with county According to Guadalupe County Commissioner Jim severe flooding of late has caused more road signs to be stolen or During this weeks commissioners county road administrator Bill Turppa agreed with Brannon and said the problem has reached crisis Unless the county acts he We could be in the same boat when the next heavy rains hit My department was out of warn ing signs within a 15minute span and we had cars stalled not to mention pavement that was wash ed we were lucky in that we did not have any to say the Turppa Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin Harborth said his office received on ly three reports of cars being swept off low water but it was luck again that saved Brannon urged commissioners to look into the possible purchase of per manent folddown similar to ones used by Texas Department of Highways and Public Transporta We Danger low water crossing he Some people get out of their move the portable emergency signs and drive He slsp pointed ttst of the low water flood gauges were also missing from several county Brannon recommended commis sioners use some of the road and bridge funds reserve to purchase and erect the permanent County Jjnj Sagebxel sug gested that the commissioners review the cost of permanent signs this weeks special workshop session and come up with some figjyyre that they cap to thf ojasideraWe put m swsfe aw sooty pay a water There are now some 25 to 30 low water crossings that have these permanent signs and few of them have been reported defaced or In other commissioners approved a contract with Linder mann Construction Company in the amount of million for construction of a new Commissioners also agreed to con the use county employees and materials to erect Crime Watch signs purchased by subdivi sion The signs will be erected on county Turppa appointed Sanitarian George Woods to handle the respon sibility of county landfill operations and Agreement was to have all con tracts come before commissioners court with all members present when action or actual signing is to take The action came after a recommendation by Precinct 1 Com missioner Bobby The contract issue arose again when Woods announced that the county was unable to vacate the Marion landfill site leased from Mary Lee Gembler May 31 because of the Sagebiel notified Gembler as prescribed in the 30 days prior to cancellation of the The coun ty will make the June payment because work at the landfill is ex pected to take another two to three weeks depending upon the The county has closed the it must be inspected by the If we vote in a I dont see how we can get away from voting jt Brannpn con tract is a creature of the It was also mentioned that effec tive City of New Berlin has a contract with County Wide Am bulance Service from Har borth indicated that the Sheriffs Department frequently is the first to be notified and asked summon an ambulance wreek In a majority ojf gam olfteJals the exact location especially if the location to w Berlin inside the sUy limits sn as sMrrmt ly Jte contract sjates thai number Seguia EMS SAFES will pick up Ofl wpfefcrt victim msicte the New Bedto pity Unite Landfill sale likely after workshop airs concerns By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Following Tuesdays landfill workshop between New Braunfels and Comal County it ap pears commissioners court will have the needed votes next week to ap prove the purchase of the Freiheit Road site by Waste Management Commissioners are expected to formalize the sale during their regular session June Commis sioners Neil Craigmile and Clyde whose reservations caused NB youth has sense of enterprise By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Kevin Jonas has a He wants be a part of the Up with People traveling the world and acting as a goodwill He also has business A lack of money is getting in the way for the New Braunfels man who graduated from New Braunfels High School in To help earn the more than for tuition and is selling stock in He has issued stock prospectus to more than 300 organizations and businesses around the The pro spectus comes complete with a shareholders certificate and a detailed account of how funds will be The interest is in my Its not Jonas Its just a more or less creative way to say Please help he explain ing the For anyone can buy a share in this young mans The money will cover tuition expenses for Up with a pro gram accredited by the University of and persona expenses for Jonas during his 10month tour of the The interest paid on the invest besides doing something to help a young person with a bright is an account of the mans See Page2A commissioners to table action May said they feel comfortable with the contracts terms and will vote favorably on the I am ready to approve said Precinct 2 Commissioner Craigmile following the Most of rny concerns are I feel it is a viable Said Precinct 4 Commissioner Clyde Jacobs afterwards I still have some information I want to ac quire and I am still concerned about the but 1 am about 99 percent in including Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo asked for the workshop with city officials to publicly address con cerns about future landfill tip ping fees and the legal grounds for both entities should a breach of the contracts terms Evans said toward the end of the session that he still had reservations about approving the but it would seem that the court has the votes needed to move forward with the pro We must have attended a workshop that you because we have already addressed these same said City Council member Loraine Council unanimously approved the sale in a special meeting May I attended that workshop said But I wanted to publicly voice my Both entities will evenly divide revenues generated from the sale price and 10 percent gross revenues over the 15year agree instead of taking half of the money from the cash price and placing it in an interestbearing trust fund for future waste manage each entity agreed Tuesday to manage and control its own I really think that is the best way to said Councilman James You take your half and well take our Let each entity manage their own money that is the reasonable way to Atlarge councilman Doug Miller said later that he will ask the city to proceed with a formula to place a percentage of the revenues into a trust fund to address future landfill County Judge Fred who also chaired the nowdefunct Solid Waste Control said the county also will consider such a move with a por tion of its Clark said the pro blem with sharing a trust account would be that there would be no one to manage it while a future court or council could extract their share at Terms of the purchase agreement include the entire 96acre all ex isiting the operating per and all equipment except two pieces which are on a lease purchase agreement and to be Along with the royalty Waste Management has agreed to See Page 2A Man gets eightyear term for sex assault A New Braunfels man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in the Texas Department of Cor rections after pleading no contest of charges of having sexual inter course with his Phillip whose most recent address is listed as Box pleaded guilty and was sentenced on the third degree felony charge before Judge Fred in 274th State District Carruthers was arrested and charged in 1985 after his step who was then said he had sex with her She reported the incidents to her biological with whom she went to live after the second inci according to district court The incidents began in 1981 after Carruthers and the giri5 mother Head Start officials claim information was incorrect By DAVIPMAY and JIM WEBRE Staff Writers The chief administrator of the Head Start program said Tuesday that the name of the program employee responsible for leaving the child in the company of a janitor and for violating program policy was in correct in a recent news although the name was given by the adminstrator and confirmed by the program An allegation of sex abuse of a child at a Coma Countys Head Start program site remains in limbo pen ding outcome of an investigation not yet presented to the district A Comal County grand jury was to convene although a spokeswoman for the district at torneys office said Wednesday mor ning that there likely would be no presentation and the prosecutors of fice had nothing on Lpujs executive direc tor of Community Council of South Central Head Starts parent also said he would not iden tify the teaching aide directly respon sible for leaving a child unattended at the Krueger Street center because of a policy of JJead Start nattonwidje is a federal ly funded program subject to provi sions of the federal Freedom of In formation Act insofar as names of other costs and program The has re copies of the programs pro gram assessments of the of the 4fiBe by local staff subject to federal Ramirez said the Head Start pro gram is the only federally funded program operated out of the council that performs such selfassessment In a June 4 interview with a Ramirez identified the employee involved in the incident as Head Teacher Linda Asked who was responsible for leaving the child in the company of a Ramirez said the employee was Spr The child accuses the janitor of sexual misconduct after closing hours at the South Krueger facility on April The allegation is under in vestigation by New Braunfels Police and CCSCT The janitor has been placed on administrative leave with A story that first appeared in the HeraldZeitung May 24 edition gave incorrect attribution to some statements and inaccurately describ ed the direct federal grant process for Head Start here was later cor after local program director Ann Muschalek contacted the reporter the following See HEAP
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