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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Rangers roll over Page 13A New Braunfels LLJJ 134 173 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Lanrla New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 Sunday 1987 50 Cents Four 46 Paues Something new is in todays Montage Our Sunday comics arc now in black and Beforeyou throw stones or cancel consider that youi kids might like to color which would make Sunday morning easier on mummies and were thinking about spon soring a coloring contest that will mean your child could win a por table radio or a football or a Cab bage Patch Kid We have to work on Harold atxMit this cause his doctor will only let him use crayons since they arent considered sharp objects and Harold wants first crack at the football but he may acquiesce Details Inter In the en ouv comic section which MOW includes he Sunday versions of those comics we carry on a daily with the exceptions of Annie and Alley KiKk Mrect will Ixclosed bet ween Loop XI 7 and tlruehe Koad due to New Biaunlels ltilil water consiniction Wednesday and Thai sda Irunt h a tn to 4 p m the Ainei icamsm of the I adics i Uie S o KMcigli osl ajlain in ge pall b disputing the I nited States flag Ill Monday I he New Hraimtels Children Museum is planning a hands on ac fut uif County Fan iHmatMus ol latjnc straps are nectt eil a minimum of incites Die labnc scraps will us lor wvaMitg piuject 111 Uie qnlt I he museum is also pnpanng a all exhibit watch lor iiiife information or call i20 wit eilebrale her uda wsih a friends ant faihth at tinKnights if Columbus Hall Ugmning at 1 m was Loin in IK1 n MoiitcrieN N 1 Mexico At the age o she and her to area generations N the famih slie has nine fhiltlieu children appnAiinatel great graiuU hildreii and e gieat Hilhda Mrs Iklgado 1 school celebrate iaiidparenls Da by m gi tn lunch ac cording to the following schedule second 1111 a m Ilist Sept 1 II a m Kindergarten Sept IV U Jj p in The New Kraunlfls Hianch of the Ainericaii Assticiatioti of I Women will inert Tuesday at m in the Her Schneider meeting room at New Hiawifels National HanK AAlW welcomes new UK mtCi s and am college or gi is im lied 1his Miiinds interesting and itlucational I he Bracken Volunteer Fnc Department avbes Auxiliary is hosting a Kitluck supper Sept 15 at p m at the lire station Following the meal a demonstia lion of an actual home lire will IH b the Live Oak Fire Depart ment memixi is asked to br ing a salad or dessert not to the but to the supper Ttie re also planning an Del 15 HIS trip to Laredo Contact Anne MeAtev at for more info We have been blessed with good ol ChamlHM of Com merce weather for the Lalxir weekend and hot toda with highs in the low ws ami winds southeasterly around UJ mph Fair anil mild tonight with lows in the upper Oos The pattern continues with no mention ol rain in the area foiecasl Ihctfenu ACTWIItS Business CUSStflCO COMICS IA 3 SB lAUKJOSCOfE lll SNMIS Dam work to lower lake level By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the Guadalupe its here again High water will hit the river later this week when the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority low ers Canyon Lake 9 feet below normal conservation pool level to begin work on the hydroelectric project The level will go down to fetH i above mean sea level and then how fast it goes back up will depend on said Dnvid GBRA planning director In order to get the lake to the lower outflows will be in creased BKA officials said m a written statement that the release dom Canyon Lake based on cur rent lows will be about Iubti feet per second on wetkdas s and about MKI cfs during weekends Release rates may depending on rainfall upriver from the lake The outflow from the lake has Ken about cfs during recent weeks River outfitters contend lows of more than cfs are too dangerous for The riur will ase See Paqe 2A More Cypress roots than this will be exposed when the Guadalupe Bianco River Authority rirops the Canyon Lake level Pilot uninjured in crash landing A small private plane experienced engine trouble near Bulverde Friday night and causing minor in juries to the pilot who reportedly was able to walk away from the Darrell age and address was transported by MAST helicopter to Wilford Hall USAF Hospital in San Antonio where he was treated and released early Saturday Brissette was piloting a Cherokee Piper craft from Dallas en route to Del Rio carrying Purolator packages when he experienced engine He was directed to Bulverde Air Park but was forced to crash land short of the rural clipping trees and perhaps power lines as the plane fell into a pasture off Bulverde The plane was reportedly owned by Martin of Dallas Federal Aviation Administration authorities and Department of Public Safety troopers were on the scene Friday night and most of the day Saturday investigating the No further details were available as of presstime Notorious intersection to be One local business is giving New Braunfels a hand in maintaining downtown T ie owners of the Sac N Pac con venience store at 1592 San Antonio donated property to the city so the corner in front of the building can be City officials said the business also will be footing the bill for the expansion San Antonio Street at Walnut Avenue will be blocked from about to Wednesday while city workers move a traffic light pole away from the corner to make wav for the widened That will allow us at a later come in and widen the said City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski He added that the expansion will improve the intersection by mak ing it easier for vehicles to trucks turning north on Walnut after traveling west on San Antonio have problems negotiating the tight The engineer said the corner will be easier to handle after the expansion Although the only work to be done at the intersection Wednesday will be See Page 2A Guentherto seek Fellers post in 1988 DAVID MAY Staff Writer time Comal County resident a n d f o r m e r N e w H r a u n f e I s patrolman obb Jutnther has his intentions to sock the sheriffs post in next years eiec lions on the Democratic ticket Uiienthei said rve hopvs to have iiiiienl Sheiil Walter Kellers sup MM should Kellers decide not sttk his ninth term in office He said should Fellers his cam paiyn uill continue T hipe tn have Sheriff Kellers said iuenlher m an inter Mew Fridas a I Umoon is a good friend and he hah done an excellent job as sheriff 1 respect him a lot Filing or county elections cominenecs IXc Party primaries are for March with general elections to tx1 held in November has held Uie sheriffs position here for X consecutive years and is expected to announce his in tentions w ithin a couple of weeks said he sees a wideopen i ace or sheriff and plans to wage his campaign on the attack on the coun ts s drug ti aide and drunken ucnthtr said it elected he would like to establish a sheriff s department substation at Canyon Lake with per sonnel on duty there hours I do think we netd some new blood in Comal County law enforce ment and nctd to protect and serve all county citizens with spocial atten tion to living around Canyon lie said The sheriff position hopeful said he would propose no major changes in Officers sweeping up juveniles for organized crime connections A Donald Cobb Guenther the present departments operations and personnel I would make no wholesale changes but 1 would in itiate some programs that could save the county money and up date some procedures at no extra costs 1 think we need that I will declare a drug war in Comal County and flag basically the felony violations 1 want to protect the working man Criminals would have to leave the county and 1 mean that 1 will Uvery he said iuenthcr moved to Comal County from Mt Yemon m with his mother Malilla a sister and brother His mother married Arnold Guenther on July that year and he lived with his family in Saltier until when moved to New Haraumels He attended Lamar Flementary here and graduated from New Kraunfels High School in He at tended Southwest Texas State University from law through See Page 2A By TRAVIS POLING Staff Writer After nearly two and a half hours of chasing and searching Friday after New Hraunlpls Police officers arrested a 17yearold New Braunfels man on charges of burglary and in ement in organized Robert Danny Ballejo of UW K Camp was arrested at a home in the ft HI block of Bavarian The struggling Ballejo was led away after he had flel from an officer who had identified him earlier in the day For the past police officers have been sweeping the city for juveniles and adults suspected in a recent rash of area It was during one of these sweeps that NBID Sergeant Jimmy Castillo stop ptd Ballejo w ho was ruling a Castillo said he stopped Ballejo because the teen looked suspicious Alter the burglary told Castillo his name and Castillo him and told him he was under he throwing his tiike in Castillos First contact with Ballejo was made at on Cedar Street After he was seen by witnesses in the vicinity of Comal Creek and Bavarian Drive loitering on porches and a storage area on property along the creek He was spotted by near the creek and reported to the police Ballejo fled once again and entered a house on Bavarian He left im when seen by the occupant of the home Ballejo then entered another home on Bauuian Drive and hid in the at L pon returning the owner of the house saw footprints on the carpel and notified who had Law enforcement officials arrest Robert Ballejo Friday already informed area citizens of the loose Criminal Investigator Mario Guer rero said Ballejo would not surrender himself and told police they would have to come and get him Castillo said it took three men to subdue who struggled even after One officer was kicked during the Witnesses said Ballejo was Im an as he was being led Guerrero and Castillo said that although reports that Ballejo was anned were made to the no weapon was found Ballejo has a juvenile arrest but is now old enough to be prosecuted as an Fridays arrest was one of several recent charges which are the result of a search by police for juvenile and adult burglary suspects believed to be involved in an organized crime Police believe the ring is led by several adults who use the juveniles to make the Castillo said three or four suspects were picked up Monday in the sweep Some o the stolen properly was Independentgroup pens billboard proposal By JIM WfcBRE Stdtt Writer A proposal for billboard written by a billboard advertising business owner and put into legal or dinance soon will be presented to New Braunfels city staff and elected Since the dissolution of Uie second city councilappointed sign committee less than a year Oasis Outdoor Advertising owner Pete along with Archie Lindell Charles GUlis and Harvey have worked to come up with what Luigamlelter after the breakdown of the of ficial committee process last would be a compromise We hope it will address everyones Lingamfelter said Lingamfelter and Heimer were members of the council appointed sign committee Sign control in New Braunfels for the past two years has resulted in capacity crowds at public strong inuendo at direct persona1 attacks on members of previous sign committees elected of ficials and private business The document made public Friday in an all butunattended public meeting includes nine sections cover ing variance and nonconforming and exempt signs Lmgamfelter said the proposed ordinance addresses on ly billboards and is not intended to refer or address any onpremise signs for real estate signs on premises to be sold or other similar Among those attending the Friday meeting was Allen an ad vocate of stringent sign and a member of the councilappointed sign committee While saying he would prefer stronger measures for New Uie proposal by Lingajiifelters committee appears reasonable in Autrey Defined in the proposed ordinance are billboards Any flat surface erected on a framework or on any or attached to posts and used or designed to be used for the display of or other advertising for the purpose of advertising a business or activity not located on the same premises as the said advertising Mobile handcarried signs and political as defined in this sec shall not be considered a offpremise real estate signs are defined as a sign giving directions to real estate or sale or lease or rent which does not exceed 32 square feet and is in place for no more than ao consecutive days and does not reappear in essentially the same place for a following period The proposed ordinance recom mends permit fees of 130 for from 1 to iuo square feet of sign ffio for from 100 to 300 square feet for to 600 square feet S120 for from 6QO to 900 square and for signs of from iOO to square The proposed regulations call for billboards to be at least linear feet apart along raadwdes as with previous onNnaace would not MHbaards or off premise signs in the following land use development singlefamily twofamily and rnuUi density B1A conventional and mobile home townhome districts and zero lot line Under the billboards would permitted in C1A single
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