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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Bird season Page 9 River friends Page 5 New Braunfels New Texas Stammtisch Thursday One 14 Pages 114 June 11 1987 25 Cents He was just This male peacock perched on a drainage creek guard rail on FM 306 must have been displaced from a farm yard or wherever when high water or hard rain caused this bird to He seemed confused as with all didnt fly But he was flourescent blue and yellow with a tail at least three feet Harold and friends tried to get but he flew well enough to clear a fourwire fence and disappear into the brush south of Canyon Area gardeners might like to know that if they have a surplus of legumes and the seniors at Comal County Senior Citizens 142 Comal in New Braunfels would be most happy to take your overage off your Friday is the day to drop For more in call Lanita at 6291161 or Ida at And Kevin Jonas called to say the phone number he gave us to garner support for his bid to travel with the Up With Peole entourage was The numbers to call if you would like to help Jonas raise bucks for his dream opportunity are 625 3891 or Did you know that Governor Garay of Jamaica sent a guy named Pineda to explore the northern Gulf of Mexico region in What is now the Brownsville area was the site selected by the Jamaican for a brought up the so to in 1523 to occupy the but the meaning real live In dians Dont think and repelled the It was Cor the governor of who really put the brakes on dreams of a Jamaican The rest of the story is contained in Agnes Grimms Llanos Mestenas Mustang Our own Comal County Attorney Bill Reimer recently completed what is called an Executive Pro secutor Course offered by the Na tional College of District Attorneys in Reimer was one of 80 men and women doing The Summer Playground Pro gram boys and girls and New Braunfels Senior Citizens are in vited to a picnic June 17 from 9 to noon in Lgnda Park pavilions 5 and Bring a sack lunch and drinks will be If it isnt still there will be games activities for Call Parks and Recreation Department at 6255818 for more Record lake level could force dam release increase By DAVID MAY and SARAH DUKE Staff Writers Canyon Lake has reached its highest point in history and with heavy rains continuing to inundate Comal County and outflow rates re mained lake officials expect the lake level to rise even As of 10 the lake level had swelled to and because of rains this inflow rates had doubled from yesterday and was ris ing at a rate of a foot every 12 The flood control reservoir reached 930 feet above mean sea level during the flood of The lake level has never topped the 343 foot spillway since the dams completion in Heavy thunderstorms moving nor thward at a slow rate dumped another two inches rain in parts of New Braunfels this The Na tional Weather Service said that at another strong cell of thunderstorms was reported in northern Mexico moving nor theasterly at a rate of 15 NWS officials said a flash flood watch remains in effect through tonight for Texas Hill Ed wards Plateau and South Central Texas Travel was Persons in those areas were advised to monitor weather developments as heavy rains falling on saturated soils would cause severe flooding in many areas throughout the watch Rainfall amounts since May 16 are recorded at just over 17 inches as of 10 this according to a meterological tracking station Since June total rainfall totals at New Total rainfall for the region already approaches the annual weather service of ficials A Comal County Sheriffs dispat cher said today that flooding was reported in several lying areas and that Smithson Valley FM Ammon Road and Blanco Road were under water in The dispatcher reported that Cibolo Creek was three feel out if its banks in some New Braunfels police did not report any flooding or street pro blems other than the usual low water See Page 2 Heavy duty storm clouds roll in over New Braunfels Wednesday Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt S el mas council is split over water system The notsoDry Comal Creek at 5 By Correspondent The third appointment of a Selina City Council has prompted newly elected member Laura Jobe to ask if the political circus has anything to do with a push to pass the purchase of a new water system for the City of Annie who was defeated in a 67to58 vote in the April has been appointed once again to serve another term on the city council and Jobe wants the entire city in cluding the to explain the ap Selma Mayor Kenneth Fleenor Tuesday responded to a question about Keys appointment to A vote of 2tol was taken among the council to retain since former Mayor Steve Gose resigned in April and subsequently a vacancy was created when a city coun cil member at that took over as mayor and left his seat Fleenor did not respond to a ques tion as to why a special election was not called to fill that position on the a question Jobe also believes needs Jobe said her first choice would have been Chris a resident of Selma Park Jobe said she believes his experience would have helped bring about a uniform coun cil the battle always ends up t Councilmcn Julius Calle and Mayo voted for Feys while Jobe cast the dissenting vote It was strongly stressed that Elgin Feys abstain ed from the Jobe also said Page 2 Grand jury reindicts woman in shooting By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer A Comal County Grand Jury Wednesday reindicted a Canyon Lake woman on a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter for the 1985 shooting death of her An indictment charging Jannione Childre Hust with second degree felony murder in the September 1985 death of George Gaylord was quashed earlier this month in district court because the indictment incorrectly identified the victim as Gary A district attorney spokesman Wednesday said will be re arrested after being free on a The voluntary manslaughter charge is also a second degree felony under state statutes and upon convic tion can be punishable by a prison sentence of up to 20 years and a fine not to exceed Grand jurors handed down a total of 12 indictments while nobilling four cases Wednesday in the 22nd State District Investigative reports of the shooting show Gray was shot once in the abdomen by a snub nose revolver at a Canyon Lake An autopsy report from the Travis County medical examiner showed Gray had a high blood alcohol level at the time of his Investigative reports states that Rust was treated at the scene for bruises believed to have been sustained dur ing a domestic argument with District Court coordinator Ginny Eanes said the case likely will be placed on a docket for jury trial sometime next Christon unique and thats no bull By TIM WAITS Staff Writer They just dont make many bull riders like What sets apart one of the na tions best college bull riders are his physics build to a large ex a 1985 graduate of Ca nyon High is a wiry 20 yearold with big hands and long This is aot the of the prototypical bjjy who is generally of the short and stocky He doesnt a bujl He looks ftftke an agriculture teacher at Canyoja a friend oj he busked than Aether thjjjg that ChiMoja dJItejeflt frojga col leagues that it a hammer to extract a ojut of a cry tim the stereotype XftlfeUp m ilep Uae best riOsw w feOMshry that he is IWt next and likely on na tional representing Howard County College in the Col lege Even if he doesnt fare well this Christon still has two years of college eligibility which will probably be spent at either Texas Tech or Eastern New Christon accepts the danger of his sport as being just another day at the although most people dont go to the office to hang on to a brutal animal that weighs over a Its fun and you have the chance to make real good said who earns about a week at rodeos throughout Texas and New Mexico and could make thousands more when he joins the pro rodeo circuit in a couple of The obyious question Is it worth risking your life for the money The answer for Christon is as unequivocal Ajxd ing from 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