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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 24, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Cruisin and hangingoutin NB in Sundays HZ New Braunfels 143 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Braunfels Stammtisch There are couple of matters that need correction A story in Wednesdays issue of the incorrectly staled that the law firm Williams and Har rison represents the Comal ISO for collection of delinquent Ac local attorney Steve Taylor collects delinquent taxes for the school The HeraldZeitung regrets the The caption below a photograph of New Braunfels Symphony Debutantes dancing with their fathers in Wednesdays newspaper we identified the location of the ac tivity as Camp Camp Warnecke was bought out and renamed Inverness at New which means our caption was The debs and their dads danced at Inverness at New The HeraldZeitung regrets that error as The retirement party for Gratia nursing instructor at McKenna Memorial will be 8 at the classroom across from the We were given the ladys name as which was We have several handdrawn stammtisches in but we would love to have Another readers idea of a stammtisch will be printed in Sundays edition and Harold will buy lunch for that A stammtisch is a maybe not a table in the traditional But a stammtisch is a place where people sit down and share candid conversation and maybe a ham It could be a poker a tree a cinder block wall or threewire but you get the There is no deadline and sooner or later sve will print your assuming it isnt obscene or too bizarre for general human When you see your stammtisch in call Harold or Jim at or one of them svill call you to set up your free lunch at Pals Place or another of New Braunfels Send your drawings to Harolds Stammtisch 707 Landa New Texas Comal County Attorney Bill Retmer is donating out of the countys hot check fund to buy the sheriffs department PR24 self defense batons and holders for the Officers issued the batons will receive special training approv ed by the Federal Bureau of In PR24 nightsticks are one kind of baton law enforcement officers use rather than relying on firearms in certain The sticks are made of highimpact plastic and have 90degree handles coming off the The CSO is upgrading and standardizing its weaponry and the new sticks will be a part of that standardization Ice cream vendors and lemonade stand entreprenuers must be making a killing with all this heat and It is and it is going to con tinue to be so through the Highs will be in the low 90s while humidity levels will hover around 70 percent during the making for heal indexes of over 100 A slight chance of afternoon and evening thundershowers are part of our weekend Lows during the night will be in the mid 70s with so light youd hardly know they southerly WestPoint Pepperell Mill Store Plaza due Spring Zeituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 One Secti Friday July 25 Cents One 14 Pages Site of Mill Store Plaza Project to include 38 to 40 factory outlets By DANAOVERSTREET Staff Writer WestPoint with two fac tories and a retail outlet is set to begin construction on a squarefoot factoryoutlet mall at its property at 951 Crews have been working for at least three weeks grading the proper ty in front of WestPoints Mill Store and preparing the site for drainage work and WestPoint officials released information on their inten WestPoints Mill with its square feet included in that will be the core store in the center of the new Mill Store The Plaza will have a squaredoff horseshoe configuration with the open end facing There are plans for parking The center will be developed around the WestPoint Pepperell Mill which for the past three served the employees and local residents near the WestPoint states a release from West Point based in West Based on past experiences of other similar malls across the United it is planned that various manufacturers will be represented on the 24acre WestPoint itself has in but there are several hundred similar See Page2 11 13 14 Existing Mill Store Detention Pond renditlon of The Mm A building permit has not yet been issued rendermg is not to scale and is meant to give a general outline of the project Commissioners unhappy with annex garage design By TRAVIS POLING Correspondent Comal County Commissioners Thursday adopted a mo tion to send a resolution stating disatisfaction with the courthouse annex parking garage Error in design of the parking facility has made the fifth level of the garage unusable for its intended purpose A clearance problem on the ramp connecting the third and fourth levels of the garage does not allow vans carry ing prisoners to the courtrooms on the third The fifth level of the parking garage was designed to give direct access to holding areas for prisoners coming before a With a significant differential in clearance compared to the other the thirdto fourth level ramp makes access to the fifth level impossi ble for the prisoner transport According to Commissioner Clyde Joe Santo Petro with the architecture firm of DiStefano and Associates in Houston told him that there was no design error in the Santo Petro further told Jacobs that he did not feel responsible to reply to requests regarding She garage since Jacobs was only one commissioner and did not have the authority to request such Upon hearing of this encounter with the the commissioners adopted a resolution on behalf of the com missioners court requiring the architectural firm to pre sent facts proving or disproving that the flaw was a design The commissioners agreed that whoever is at fault should be made The court heard from William NoJan who requested a variance on his property in the county to drill a water well on an undersized who lives in phase 10 of Rancho claims Uiat an appropriate water system has not been installed in several areas of the Nolan requested that the court not only giwt him a variance but also asked for a court order so the county santolafl could have the existing system flushed and tested After hearing Nolans Jacobs I dont believe that we commissioners can address the matter quite We do not have the purview to grant or deny your re said Commissioner Neil Commissioners told Nolan the case is one for the State Health Department and the Texas Water Commission Upon Nolans the commissioners agreed to withhold a vote on the matter until more in formation is obtained and an opinion sought through the Texas Water Commission who obtained the services of a privatf certified stenographer to record the commented that the conflicting information from the health department and other involved parties in the investigation of subdivi sions water system was a rotten can of Other action by the commissioners included the tabling and rescheduling of approval for gas pumps and a wash rack for the Sheriffs a report on the outside audit of the county by David Carr of Reed and Carr presented several well received suggestions to the court pertaining to inter nal auditing procedures and Carr said that the county underspent its budget bv last year which Carr is either good budgeting or good planning on your part for government this extension of letter of credit for The Summit Exten Phase 5 precinct Final approval for Northeliff Estates Model Home Park precinct approval of lease agreement with Texas Municipal Finance The leasing of a chip spreader and an oil distributor are i part of toe County Road Departments first year of a threeyear leasing approval of tne County Sanitarian Pavfd Litres semiannual Litke commented tost the number of permits has decreased from last year because W rains in Sledge history erratic By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer When Raymond Clyde Sledge opened fire Wednesday night on his commonlaw wife and her son before taking his own it was not the first time he reacted violently after being rejected by a New Braunfels police said they learned late Thursday through San Antonio media about an inci dent in 1965 where was acquitted in Bexar County district court on charges he shot and kill ed his Ada and her Henry Tavlor Jr According to he was found insane by the court and was remanded to Rusk State Hospital for psychiatric He was there for only 18 months when a Bexar County the same one who earlier said Sledge was testified Sledge was of sound mine and was sane and would never be a danger to himsel f or anyone The Bexar County psychiatrist was identified in media reports to day as James Paul Similarities in the 1965 shootings and the death here Wednesday night of Helen and wounding of her son Patrick were that all the victims were shot in their ab domen Reports state Sledge used a shotgun to kill his former wife and used a 3030 rifle in the recent just as two very young identified as the slain womans 2and 3yearold grand were in the house during Wednesdays shootings and may have witnessed Sledges violent media accounts of the 1965 slayings show that a 10year old boy and a 16yearold girl witnessed those reportedly despondent over having been asked to move out of the fashionable home he shared with Helen Kittell and her son at 1118 took his own life with one shot to the head after shooting the The son remained in McKenna Memorial Hospital today with an abdomen wound and was listed in stable A New Braunfels attorney who requested anonymity said he knew of several of Sledges past relationships because he See Page 2 NB property owners ignore repair notices By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Twothirds of New Braunfels residents who received notices stating that they needed to repair detected sewage leaks from their in dividual lines have not complied or New Braunfels Utilities representatives told a small gather ing of West End residents Thursday According to NBU technical direc tor Roger the utilities May 15 mailed 160 notices to residents in structing them they had 90 days to repair sewage leaks on their proper ties or to at least Since then Biggers stated that 53 have taken corrective Of the 107 pro perty owners 82 had not contacted the utilities at We need the cooperation of residents to get these leaks fixed if we are ever going to get a handle on said Biggers to approximately two dozen West End residents who at tended a meeting with city officials concerning sewage and drainage pro blems and corrective measures under way and Utilities officials said lateral sewage line repairs were a widespread problem and not confin ed strictly to the West Property owners are responsible for any sewer line damage detected on their pro perty and off a utility We dont want to aggravate anyone or get anybody in we just want to get them said Residents not complying to the utilitys request could eventually face a Class C misdemeanor charge and be forced to appear in municipal court for violating plumbing and other according to city sanitarian Craig If convicted of a Class C misde a person could be fined by as much as and such convictions are not a court of Such property owners who have received letters have until August 13 to according to He said the names and addresses of those who not responded will soon be handed over to the city sanitarian who said he would then send a second notice extending their deadline another 10 Biggers said the highest repair cost to a property owner would be com plete placement of a lateral line which he estimated would cost about He said minor such as cleaning runs about while most needed repairs are averaging costs around to Notices sent in May by NBU tell the customer that if they cannot afford the utilities will pay for them and the property owner can sign a See Page 2 all dawns were NBISD elementary students score high on assessment tests First grade students at New Braunfels ISO schools are setting the standard for learning across the according to the latest results of the Texas Assessment of Minimum In every the first graders have shown said Linda NBlSDs assistant superintendent for She revealed students scores dur ing in NPJSP board meeting students are predicted to be performing better than 80 jusrcent of the students in the she NPISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry said the spores are of the highest in the TMs is thjj second year that ssbflpj cwidmj have bm given the TEAMS percent of NBISD first grade students demonstrated mastery of required mathematics skills com pared to 94 percent in This 85 percent of the local first graders mastered the required reading up 1 percent from last First grade students scored 94 percent in the writing division of the test compared to 90 percent last TEAMS exams measure writing and mathematics skills of students in grades 3 5 9 and The tests were ad ministered for the first time in Texas in October Scores for NBISD students grades 7 and 9 were released in The test results indicate that NBISD students ingweU above state and expieeted I   

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