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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 21, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Happy Fathers Day New Braunfels New Braunfels Sunday June M New Texas Stammtisch New Braunfels Parks and Recrea tion Department will host a walk up Panther Canyon beginning at 10 June The hike is open to all ages and it costs You will need about two hours to do but the summer offers a real nice environment and the rains we werent too crazy about have en sured lots of flowers and lush Call the parks people at 5255818 for more 40 members of the Society of American Travel Writers will be in our fair city June as a respite from their freelance coun cil workshop in San Theyll be checking out things like our historic Landa Park and generally walking If you bump into show em some friendly New Part Of the tour of the Lost City of Prince Solms is a photo contest for the and guess what They have to use pictures taken Subject matter will be smiling faces best travel sell funniest peo ple but no faces picture the Wish Id taken that We should be sure and comb our hair and brush our pearlie whites that With luck none of our visitors will come across Harold who has been reponsible for numerous broken lenses and frozen Fritzie Richter of New Braunfels recently was recognized as a top volunteer leader in the Southwest District of the Texas Agricultural Extension has been a 4H leader for 13 years in Comal County and has been instrumental in promoting membership in the She has been club manager for the largest club in the Her involvement is renown and we are lucky to have her call Comal County State Edmund Lil Abner Kuempel has been named as a member of the Subcommittee on Pensions of the StateFederal Assembly of the National Con ference of State legislators Texas House Speaker Gib Lewis made the 50 Cents Four 40 Pages aloutflowsifrofn havetogo to Idaho 1 i i1 Rebecca Anne Allen is a special The New Braunfejs Noon Lions sponsored her trip to the Kerrville Summer Camp where crippled but had blast riding studying nature and generally having a real good Thanks to the Lions and special to Rebecca from Harold I wish I coulda IGRA generating costs drop due to heavy rains Central Texas residents will soon realize that the clouds that brought weeks of heavy rain have a silver lining in the form of lower energy The Lower Colorado River Authority generated nearly 20 percent of electricity from hydropower during the first 10 days of saving LCRA and its customers roughly a half million dollars hi fuel LCRAs hydroelectric units at Highland Lakes dams generated million kilowatthours or electrici ty or percent of the river authoritys net Hydro power benefits all of LCRAs wholesale customers through reduced fuel a statement issued this week LCRA provides power for 33 cities and 11 electrical cooperatives in a 4lcounty Central Texas area in cluding New Power for the massive distribution system is usually generated through use of more expensive fossil During the same period last hydro production con tributed only percent of LCRAs net total ac cording to a statement released this David LCRAs general noted that the increased hydroelectric genera tion reduced the demand for power rom LCRAs more expen sive fossilfueled LCRAs total generation in ear ly June was down nearly 10 per cent from the same period last said Raymond LCRA chief system Thats because the rainy weather has reduced the need for airconditioning and other summertype uses of Assessment issue has county appraisal heads hopping Gloria Clennan says Richard Rhodes stole her idea for centralized tax collections Rhodes says its hoopla Pole bender By DAVID MAY Writer Comal County Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes says the ink had barely dried on the proposals he for mulated and sent each of the taxing entities before controversy erupted over his plan to offer the tax collec ting units a cost effective collection I dont understand what all the hoopla is said Rhodes last The entities should have a Thats all we are is a We are the only option that can offer one stop if you said referring to the ability of Comal Central Appraisal District to review and collect for taxpayers at a single Rhodes said his proposal of cen tralizing tax collections should come as no surprise to any of the board membgrs since he said it was discussed during his interviews for die chief appraiser position earlier this CAP board chairman Payid week puMcly supported Rhoads The controversy over the which would provide tax collection at a cost of 0 percent of whaj currently is spent by all taxing jurisdictions if were to contract with began Just weeds Cornel County Conamissipners meeting when board member Cowty Auditor Bate with the plaja be ing sent on stationery con to have copied any proposal from Clen nan since his was sent in advance of hers and claimed he had not seen or received a copy prior to issuing We dont care who or where col lections are stated If any or all the entities decide not to contract with it is not going to hurt my believe But they should have more than one choice and one that is cost Thats it in a Rhodes also said he is allowed to negotiate contracts before receiving the boards approval though agreements must then be ratified by the Any negotiations or for malized contracts are about a year the chief appraiser CADs can by law provide central tax collection services at cost Any with the exception of a can contract on itsown with a CAD or private firm for such a ser In order for a county to contract with a or any other collection it must first be approved by the tax and then ratified by county Under Rhodes the more entities that agree to the more costeffective it Clen nan Friday said she will not approve contracting with Im willing to do collections not give up she Thats what I was elected to This office does a tremendous job for See Page m accessed Rlxoads of sinjilar proposal of hers to to fowls using contain ol board since ajj appraisal districts ifetterhfi44s contain how he Shooting suspect makes Guadalupe County bonds A Seguin man is out of jail on bond after turning himself in Friday in connection with a shooting spree which left a Marion father and his son critically Charges of aggravated assault attempted murder charges been filed against 014 Thorns of Seguifl in connection with the Thursday shotting of the Marion reportedly at high When the Buffingtons stopped their car and stepped Williams allegedly started shooting at the The father in Methodist Hospital in Saji Satyrdiy to stable bitf gjykajd eJ Buffington traasferred by MA5T helicopter to Hospital ia Austin where Jus condition ra Robert were cnjtjgayy WODA ed by buck shot froffl 410 gauge siiolguu as lUe pw iving aJloflg Zuehl Bfiad fluea the Sheriff Reports froffii land own wheja feud tjje   

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