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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 3, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Our staff is out on a limb for football in Fridays HZ New Braunfels 171 btpt Comal County Emergency Childrens still needs a feu Items If you have any of the and you dont need you can donate to this tax exempt organization and take it olf your income tax as a charitable contribution a toy file book tape three new lawn six small trash cans and one or two large trash dust cleaning canned goods and non perishable queensize single bed plastic mattress cos ITS and pillow boys and mrls clothing for ages bean ag chairs and curtain rods Among the folks who have con tnbuted to the shelter to in cluding door prizes or food for the barbecue fund last are Krausfs Cafe nests Hulcber lioy Meat HKH Hend Cranes Mill Fiberglass Cranes Jem Tackle Dr Jim l S Big Country Ciirpenters Canyon Cans on Lake Center and Franks Place Arrowhead Fence ami CuMom 1 ince companies donated materials and labor or the shelters while New liraunfelh Volunteer Fire ivpanment spent the aliernoon in so installing mini blinds Labor Weekend will Ua busN one in more ways than one along with the blood drive at oak Inns parking lot from f to H p in tonight txxh Ien Foods and IKLago are planning Muscular Ihstrophy Association ac UvilieM Ten Foods in New Hi has already placed a tote Nun at the store to keep tabs of contributions to MDA on from 10 to Ien Foods will be the ite of a dunking booth and from 2 Mot N Dusts will pla 1he tote board will Inup all and a fish bowl will at the store lor contributions I hone will Uopen from It w Sun das night to ti p m Monday and the Attire will open 21 hours Sunday to accept walk in pledges James Been m charge of the says he still needs uilunteers to work the plumes so call him al tiSMilEi On the Stumpers will entertain at to and 5 p m Call W Sunda or to make a pledge to MDA for all sou who want to go to a whmg ding at ranyon Lake Kd Murton at Casa Lago is once again hosting a day lull of tun at his establishment Inginning at noon with pro ceeds to go to MDA Along with lots ot food ami an there will be games for the children brought b the Canyon Lake Fire Hepaitmeiit Adults may participate in the drawings for dinners at Cusa DC Lago and other items Kenny I ale w ill take the stage from to lu p in for a couple and for citizens The shelter still needs some volunteer and you can arrange to IH one by calling Debra UHlanc at ti2y 0211 or the shelter at Vahoo A country western dance is scheduled for this Sunday at Fire Station No 1 on FM at Canyon Kenny Dale and Dave Thomp son will perform along with a special mystery guest appearance Admission is a person or 1 fii for senior citizen cowboys mid cowgirls The money raised will go to support muscular dystrophy research and programs There w ill be lots of good food like fa See Page 2 Uli 12 UUIUSVSK 1 uiii New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Zcituno Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Thursday 1987 25 Cents One 16 Pages Wurst paint job The 1987 Comal County Fair hasnt even ar rived and the town is already getting spruced up for the 1987 edition of of San Antonio is painting the roof of Wursthalle for the Wurstfest Brothers specializes in pain ting and sandand waterblasting roofs and Ray and Norman Nevamine said the Wursthalle roof will take approximately 260 gallons of buff 60 gallons of and 60 gallons of red for the Photo by Deryl Canyon Lake boy listed as critical after collision A Canyon Lake eighth grader is listed in critical condition at a San Antonio hospital following a truck motorcycle accident Wednesday evening near Matthew who at tends Mountain Valley Middle School in was transferred to Brooke Army Medical Center at Sam Houston with multiple head and in ternal injuries following the accident on the lakes northside Middletons 1973 Honda motorcycle struck the side of a 974 Dodge pickup driven by Richard also of Canyon The accident oc curred on Hillcrest Drive just west of Department of Public Safety reports were incomplete as of presstime but it was reported last night that Rinehart apparently did not see Middleton and pulled in front of Rinehart was not in NB couple suing river authority over auto mishap Expenses revenue up for NBU in fiscal 1987 The New Braunfels Ctilities as they a very good year Kx penses were down during the last fiscal year that ended in July and revenues were up Jeff ad ministrative said the system is now in a better cash post lion than it was a year ago One month after the end of the 198687 fiscal NBC officials presented their annual financial report earlier this week Accounts receivable have increas ed and accounts payable have Thompson said NBCs contingency fund has increased by and the water resource development fund has increased from to We are in a significantly better cash position than last Thompson said He added that the amount of funds transferred to the ci ty has increased by 4 percent The change in collection schedules has helped improve financial he 1 marked the beginning of NBUs new fiscal one month after the utilities changed its deadline for bill payments to later in the month The move was promp ted to accommodate persons paid at the end of the month and senior citizens who rely on monthly retire ment payments or Social Security checks with which to pay their utility bills 1 really do think it said Thompson said NBl1 changed its col lection moving the pay ment deadline from the 30th of each month to the Customers in the MJff BRAUNFELS UTILITIES second billing cycle must pay their bills by the 16th of the month instead of the 15th Thompson said the number of past due accounts has dropped by n per cent in the last NBC also has experienced a major drop in fuel costs for electrical generation during the last year Thompson said fuel costs went from million to just more than representing a 22 percent drop During the last fiscal the utilities system increased rates for sewage services and for electricity NBU officials are planning to request a sewage rate increase again this year NBU is Hying to set rates on a costofservice adjusting rates periodically rather than waiting until the need for additional funds is over whelming Thompson said NBU has done an unprecedented amount of work in our sewer system in the last two NBU began a major project to im prove the West End sewage The first phase of the project includ ed an extensive study of the using smoke testing to locate leaks in The second phase of the pro ject will make repairs to the main sewage collection lines in that por tion of the city and is expected to cost Some of the surplus funds from last specifically the water resource development will be used to off set expenses of proposed projects The water resource development fund will be used to help finance a million surface water treatment The Kdwards Underground Water District also has a fund to help develop water resources and NBL of ficials are trying to obtain financial assistance from the In the electrical NBU increased kilowatt sales to residen tial customers by Sales to commercial customers increased by percent Thompson said com mercial water usage increased and the number of water accounts in creased by 2 NBUs labor costs for the last fiscal year came in percent under Well have a better year this com ing said NBUs General Manager Bob A New Braunfels couple has filed a lawsuit against Lower Colorado River Authority and an employee of LCRA for damages resulting from an auto accident nearly two years Fred and Mary Garcia filed the negligence petition Tuesday in the 2u7th State District On the evening of Mrs Garcia was walking across the parking lot of at 1260 Seguin A slight rain was fall ing and the streets were ac cording to police The suit states that as Garcia walked across the parking she was struck by an LCRAowned vehi cle driven by Franklin also of New She reportedly suf fered hip and arm fractures as well as back injuries in the Mosel retired from LCRA last Mon according to a spokesman for the Austinbased electric generating The petition filed in district court does not seek a specific damage asking only for damages in a sum in excess of the minimum jurisdictional limits of the court plus interest at the legal rate to cover court The suit claims some of Gar cias injuries are permanent in nature and that she has been physically The suit asks for monetary compensation for her injuries and the couples financial and emotional Crime Stoppers offers reward in murder ease The stabbing death almost a year ago of a 14yearold Satller area girl continues to baffle county law en forcement officials who thought they had their an illegal who was eventually no billed by a grand jury and released to federal im migration The unsolved murder is this weeks Crime Stoppers crime of the Crime Stoppers is a privately fund ed nonprofit association that seeks to solve felony crimes through anonymous Crime Stop pers is offering a reward of up to for information provided by 11 that leads to an arrest and in dictment on this weeks On the morning of the mother of Tanaya Otterpohl returned home with several friends and discovered Tanaya While looking for her Otterpohl found blood stains on the childs bedroom floor and a trail of blood that led from the familys mobile The Comal County Sheriffs office was called and after a brief search her body was found in a wooded area See Parents of girl mauled by mountain lion suing for million damages The parents of a 5yearold mauled by a mountain lion two years ugo in Comal have filed a million lawsuit against the govern ment in federal court The negligence lawsuit was filed Tuesday in San Antonio by Charles and Darlene Keller of The suit claims the government should have had supervision at the park and should not have allowed the lions to roam Comal Park is operated by the Ar my Corps of Their was 3 years old when the family and other relatives were visiting the park on According to reports of the another couple entered the park with two mountain one male and one on The male lion and the child neared each The animal became ex cited and suddenly leaped on the tearing her from the arms of a The girl was severely mauled ia the suffering a skull frac ture and multiple head and fact The lions were owned by Michael OUea of a small irmnmri ty located just north of Sao Antoato to Bexar Tacking up totals James Beere of New Braunfels1 Pen Foods prepares the tote board for this Labor Day Weekends Muscular Dystrophy Associa tion Pen Foods is sponsoring a weekend full of activities for the including a dunking booth Saturday from 10 to live band Hot N Dusty Satur day afternoon from 3 to and a fish bowl for A phone bank will be set up from Sunday night to 6 Monday night at 6294232 and the store will be open all night Beere said anyone wishing to volunteer to answer phones Sunday night may call him at 62M232 to let him On the Startzville Stampers will entertain at and 5 The tote which will reflect local dollars will be up at the store through Photo by Oaryl   

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