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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas hool PageUA w Braunfels lew Texas Two 26 Pages VVCI Hi M 118 Wednesday June 25 Cents Itammtisch Wizens of New Braunfels and al County are working cliligent open an emergency childrens ihglter by the end of he shelter will provide a refuge abused children between the s of infancy and 10 years whose Jes are physically and emotionally Helping raise funds for je project is the Lone Star Peru Horse The groups an ual horse show this weekend at Win Oaks Exposition Center in will feature a raffle spon by area Saturday with proceeds going to shelter The special Satur y performance begins at 7 HO There is no admission ifrfoi more information or to place a or purchase raffle call ajaSr Groundbreaking for what may be most spitfy event in these parts a while the WalMart Distribu vjjtion Center will be held at 11 VJune at the construction is on the east side of In erstate 35 north of New Braunfels t FM Got that Following the eremony with Greater New raunfels Chamber of Commerce Blue Coats and other area a luncheon will be held at noon at Braunfels Civic In the of Chamber spokesman Gene We want to getout the dirt and get back before it too Canyon release growing to cfs with possible cfs by Saturday Corps of Engineers warns of dangerous conditions along Guadalupe River with cfs in channel prevailing throughout the next six to eight weeks The Charlie Rose Agency sponsor a defensive driving course from 6 to 10 June 23 and 25 at Canyon Junior To register call Comal ISO Many insurance companies offer up to a 10 percent discount on rates for drivers completing such The Black Heritage Society and New Braunfels will celebrate June teenth all day Activities include horseshoes and a dart not to mention lots of good It all begins at 10 in Earnest Eikel A dance and queen coronation begins at 8 at Knights of Colombus Admission to the park festivities is though admission to the dance is a miniscule and can be purchased at the Once if you know that so meone is doing criminal call New County Crime Stoppers at620TlPS and tell them what you Crime Stoppers pays up to for in formation that leads to the arrest and conviction of persons com miting felony Look at it this Hugo Goetz wound up in debt and spent the last two and a half years entangled in the legal system of the State of New York for shooting several wouldbe muggers and Without going through what Hugo you might be able to put a dent in criminal activity in your community and wind up with folding money to the number to call is By DAVIDMAY and JIM WEBRE Staff Writers Army Corps of Engineers in Fort Worth at 10 today began releasing what by Thursday will reach some cubic feet of flood water per second out of Canyon Persons along the banks of the Guadalupe River downstream of the dam are advised to secure small craft and be aware that flows in ex cess of cfs are dangerous and may cause some collapse of embank ment Possible releases of greater than cfs could be reached by this weekend and if no additional rainfall occurs will remain at that level for from six to eight Corps of ficials District Engineer Albert Genetti Jr and Public Affairs Officer Sally Werst issued a statement at shortly before 10 that warns river residents that flow conditions along the Guadalupe will become extremely dangerous as Corps staff attempt to mitigate some of the pressure on the dam before thousands of cubic of feet of water begin pouring over Canyon Dams uncontrolled at 10 today was feet above mean sea The spillway is top ped at anything greater than It will take five days for the waters to reach Werst adding people living and recreating along the Guadalupe in New Braunfels and downstream of the town and county should take Sunny and hot conditions will continue for the next few The high today will be in the mid90s with light southerly Tonight will be partly cloudy with the low in the rnid Mostly sunny and hot with high temperatures in the rnid90s are also expected tomorrow through the Lows are expected to be in the rnid70s through the The Menu BUSINESS COMICS 68 CBQSSWORP 34 104 The flood wont exceed the banks of the but the volume of cfs will cause ex tremely dangerous conditions along Werst By this flows out of Canyon Dam could reach some weather The release estimate assumes no additional rain fall before that For purposes of Gruene River Bridge goes under water at something over to cfs of dam Owners and operators of small craft tethered along the banks of the Guadalupe are advised to remove their boats and belongings as edges of the channel may collapse during rapid flow Canyon Dam since late May has contained hundreds of thousands of cubic feet of water produced by vir tual daily rainfall on and upstream of the lake as well as downstream on locations such as Bandera and Vic towns where millions of dollars in flood damage already has oc Since May Canyon Dam has contained the flood waters and prevented an estimated million in flood Corps officials The which assumes control over dam releases when the lake level exceeds 909 feet above sea has not released more than 105 from the dam to prevent further in undation The low while protecting downstream residents as much as See Page 2 Canyon Dam spillway Wednesday morning was less than a foot from uncontrolled Army Corps of Engineers decid ed Wednesday morningto begin releasing what would reach cubic feet per second from the lake by attaining a release of some cfs by Friday or Guadalupe River will contain what Corps of ficials said would be a total flow of some cfs by this creating dangerous Bank erosion is pro Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt Mitchell toddler dies after valiant struggle U13A A 2yearold girl who fought for her life for four days in a San Antonio hospital lost that battle Ashley Renee Mitchell of 1572 Arn dt Lane fell into the rainswollen Guadalupe River June 11 near the familys According to Ashley Mitchell had wandered away from her family when she ventured too close to the rivers edge and fell Her grandfather pulled her from the water about that Ashley was first taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels after Emergency Medical Service personnel performed cardio pulmonary resuscitation at the scene and en route to the A MAST helicopter transferred the toddler to Santa Rosa Childrens Hospital in San Antonio about 10 June Doctors at the San Antonio hospital had given Ashley a 50 percent chance of surviving the swelling in her but by June she had regained con sciousness and the outlook had Ashley Mitchell died at Monday at Santa Rosa Childrens Graveside services for Ashley Renee Mitchell will be held at 4 today at Comal Linwood Kennedy will The daughter of Gary and Dana Mit chell of New she was born June in Palm She is survived by her parents Elects Smith of and Roy Salsbury of New and Russell Cervantez and and Earl all of California a Cortney Mitchell of New Braunfels and numerous aunts and Visitation at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home will be held from 2 to Memorials may be given to the Santa Rosa Childrens NBISD trustees rescind tax rate action pending hearing By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels ISOs board of trustees Tuesday rescinded action taken at a June 4 meeting during which the school districts budget and tax rate for the coming year were After the there were questions raised as to action we had taken that night during the Bob Self said at Tues days He added that the school district has not been able to get a clearcut answer as to whether the board violated any state The Texas Education Code states that any taxpayer of the district may participate in a hear ing before a budget is During the June 4 citizens atten ding the meeting were told they were out of order when they tried to express their opinions about the The board disapproved the minutes of the June 4 meeting and called another meeting for June 25 for a tax hearing and June 29 for a budget During the June 29 the board will be able to set the tax rate and budget for During the June 4 the NBISD tax rate was set at 97 cents per S100 valuation and the budget was set at Superintendent Charles Bradberry said advertising for the meetings will begin im mediately in an effort to inform the public about the upcoming 1 think that its Bradberry said after the meeting in regard to setting new Although he phrased the motion not to approve minutes of the June 4 meeting and suggested dates for new the superintendent said after the meeting that he had not made a recommendation but merely had clarified the motion being made by Trustee Bob My position is that if there are people who have those concerns should be he adding that he feels the See Page 2 Memorial service set for Kuehler San Marcos pair found dead in running vehicle By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent The cause of death of San Mar cos teenagers who bodies were found in a parked car in Staples is The cars motor was still It was such a as both pi these young individuals were outstanding said Guadajupe County Sheriff Mejyin Who would have wanted to kill they were cleancut in well liked by coming from welltodo parents it just doesnt mate said Hays County Sheriil Alf ard Hohmann The two were identified as 18year old Chris Hall and 17yearold Brooke Boyd They were were found sitting in Halls 1982 Patsun just past FM 621 between Geronimo and Staples in Guadalupe The teens had been reported miss ing since early Sunday night after they both left the home to go in to town for ice They reported ly had been dating for the past two months according to their said the teens had never had any According tp the motor of the car was running when authorities arrived at the Authorities have ruled any foul Play pending m autopsy report which is expected later Haji was a imitate oj Marcos High SchpflJ was ex pected to ajt Texas State University tWs wMle Soyd wouid have been a sjeaior at San Mar cos High Memorial services for Dennis Kuehler will be at 10 Friday at Peter and Paul Catholic Family members have requested that memorials be made to a scholarship fund in Kuehlers Kuehler graduated from New Braunfels High School in He went on to Texas University where he graduated with a degree in mathematics in An ex perienced Air Force Kuehler died June 8 when his plane crashed to the ground and exploded during a low altitude training The memorial scholarship will benefit students atten ding Texas Contributions may be mailed to the Memorial Scholarship care of Lonnie Curtis at the New Braunfels ISO administration 431 Mill Air Force personnel at Langley Air Force Base in Newport said Tuesday an investigation into the crash that killed the 36yearold New Braunfels native will continue several a 1969 graduate of New Braunfels High is survived by his Susan and two 9 and 12 of Newport His and Erhard Kuehler brother Kenneth Kuehler and sister Sharon CowanalHive in New Kujehlfir wss a of the 1st Tactical Flighter Wings 27th Tactical Fighter Squadron and was an airto air instructor pilot with the where he helped other pttots learn aerial It be from 45 to 6Q days before the results of the in vestigation are said Lorenzo Harris with the public formation division at the air force Harris said invesUgators are in the process ol identify ing the He said their no apparent cause the crash and Air Force investigators do not Dennis They eventually wW put aU pieces hopefully determine just what Hams A Mass Offte was fer Kjjejgjer June ID at ow Lady of Mount v wiU military honors was it
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