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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                All NB junior varsity teams Page JO f New Braunfels 177 New Braunfels Heiald Publishing 707 Landa New I I I Zeltuno Texas 78130 USPS 377 800 One Sect Friday September 25 Cents One 20 Pages Stammtisch Close call The Concert in the Parks series is over and organizer Charlie Sand berg of the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department is call ing It a huge success The free park scries attracted a approximately to enjoy local musicians and Sandberg would like to thank some of those who participated David Dcnnies the Canyon High School stage The El Campo The Seven Mike The Community County Mogan David and the Grapes of Bits and The 5th Army Band of Fort Sam The Shining Light the Sweet and the Com munity Band Hope everyone en joyed the series and see you again next year starting in April or Sandberg said The Comal County Chapter of the American Ked Cross will have an orientation for new volunteers at 9 30 Sept 19 at the McKenna Memorial Hospital classroom at 143 Men and women are en couraged to join this group of volunteers that gives many thou sand hours lo the community For more call Shirley fermann at or Ida Belle Nowotny at Terry over at Block thinks most folks might need a little help making sense of the complicated tax system Sept lf just around the conwr is the due date for estimated lax payments to be made Tern said It is important that payment be made on time and that the amount is correct For tax year if an underpayment of more than 10 percent then a will le imposed Also Xt 1 is the dealine for fil ing a new or VS with employers Thats the form used b employees to show the withholding amougn frum paychtvks iHmt mess around with with this one cause you can wind up with a penalty for withholding less than tin proper amount One more Hung to think atxnit regarding taxes this year depen dent children years old or older must hase a Social Security numtxr if they are going to Inclaimed as an exemption on parents tax return Congratulations lo the folks at Has Spielhaus Art Gallen Those folks are celebrating a grand open ing at i p m tixiay The ChamlxT of Commerce Blue Coals turned out for a ribbon cutting The gallery la at Landa Si Stan New Braunfels own financial has kicked off the local Kdward 1 Jones Sr Heart of Gold Award The award will honor an individual who has dedicated his or her time and energy to helping those less for lunate Stans pretty pleased with the pro jecl There are people in our com mumly who have buill their lives around helping other Unfortunate See Page 1 Tragedy was averted Thurs day afternoon on Interstate 35 near Walnut Business Center when a dump truck owned by Brauntex limestone service of New clipped a tractortrailer rig as both were southbound on the interstate just after 5 The dump truck had attemp ted to avoid hitting a vehicle in front of it when it clipped the owned by Artistic Builders of San and lost traveling across the interstate median and northbound lanes of The Comal DA gets for drug war task force By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners Thursday unanimously approved a request from District Attorney William Schroeder to appropriate funds specifically for investigating narcotics trafficking in Comal Coun ty Commissioners allowed from the DAs investigative funds to be used as part of a regional drug strategy and cooperative agreement among area law enforcement agen cies to form a combined drug task The program is part of the Federal AntiDrug Abuse Act of 1986 that designated million in federal funds to be used for fighting illicit drug activity in Law enforce ment agencies within the Alamo Area Council on Governments in western and southern Texas are obligating 25 percent matching funds in one of the largest cooperative engagements to The money wii go for addi tional manhours and The funds we asked for are targeted primarily for Comal County and New said Schroeder New Braunfels Police Department will be asking the city for a com parable fund request in the near It is the first time to my knowledge that we have had this level of multiagency what I like about This cooperative effort is what we the pro secutor Comal County has long been a haven for illicit drug trafficking and Monies will go for among other addi tional manhours and surveillance San Antonio Police See Page Sex crimes among 21 total truck rolled down a coming to rest on the east frontage Oliver ot the dump truck Lawrence pic tured right of New Braunfels received a head injury but declined further treatment by EMS No other in juries reported and no citations were issued in the freakish accident though several people were left shaken and Photos by Deryl ClarRi Comal man draws murder indictment in shooting death Mainstreet tour proves downtowns can succeed B SARAH DUKE Stall Writer Saying the learned much but still have mure in local proclaimed Thursdass study of Central Texas downtown revilalualion projects a success I learn from some of their then well txthat much further said Hay head ot the Chamber of Commerce task force aimed at turning downtown New Braunfels into a thru ing business area He saui that after examining I he downtown areas of foui Central Texas cities Hound Hock Lockhan and Scgum New Braunfels looks gotnl Bui he added it was educational to look at some projects that have been successul and others that didnt seem to work as well and try to determine why some mamstreet improvement projects wwre successful and others were not We need not be ashamed ot what we he said We a lot to but there are improvements that can be made We need to find our obstacles and try to improve on those The New Braunfels entourage included members of the Chamber of Commerces task city council members and local The group visited with persons involved in other cities downtown revitalize tion projects and learned some of the ways local businesses and city government had helped prompt economic growth Schoch said the group talked frankly with persons who had been involved in local projects and learned how those projects could be He said some of the incentives used in the four in cluding lax abatement for investors trying to restore old buildings and lowinterest loans offered by local might work in New He that the economic situation of the area has changed dramatically since most of the cities began their Main See Page 2 A Comal County man was indicted here Wednesday by a grand jury for the June 4 murder of his employer as they were negotiating an unkown type of business In the grand jury in 22nd State District Court handed down 21 indict ments on 25 three of them The jurors nobilled two cases one a burglary of a habita tion charge and the other an alleged injury to a Michael Wayne of 8446 Bindseil Lane near is ac cused of shooting Clifton once in the head with a ri Both Smith and Krueger reported ly shared a mailing address Krueger was Smiths according to and they were allegedly discussing a business deal when they began Sheriffs deputies ar rived at the scene following the shooting and found Smith nearby still holding the He was arrested and charged with firstdegree His bond was set at If Smith could face a prison term of up to 99 Several sexual assault indictments were rendered Wednesday by the grand Leonardo Martinez of 438 Union was in dicted for a May 30 aggravated sex ual assault of a The woman awoke to find Miranda in her house holding a He allegedly sexually attacked according to police He was arrested the same day and his originally set at was upgraded to Miranda has been convicted in Bexar County previous ly on charges of burglary of a motor vehicle and felony Kenneth Dale of 1263 was handed two separate indictments for aggravated sexual assaults of his son and Lenz is accused of forcing both children into sexual acts in February and again in Lenz was arrested See Page 2 Man satisfactory after suffering head injury Those yucky gray skies are going to be around for a while There is a 20 percent chance of more thundershowers this afternoon Kven with the possibility of more to days high will be in the mid yos with winds from the soulh and southwest at near 10 mph Tonight will be pretty cool with lows in the There wont be any picnic weather according to those guys who claim to know There will be a 30 percent chance of mostly afternoon thundershowers The high will be in the mid 90s CUSStfKO comes jossmto OUUMV null 1319 4 6 1011 Crime Stoppers seeking man New Braunfels police investigators are seeking in formation relating to an early morning sexual assault Aug 14 of a middleaged woman that occurred near the American Ugion building at Coll and Academy Streets Winds knock bicyclist into path of moving car High winds associated with a strong thunderstorm Thursday afternoon was blamed for knocking a bicyclist into the path of a car in he 800 block of West San Antonio Katherine Pearson was cycling westbound on West San Antonio when winds knocked her to her left w here she was hit by a 1984 Camaro driven by Joe Michael of 1141 Katy Espinosa was also west bound on San Pearson declined medical treatment by New Braunfels KMS The accident occurred just before 6 as a strong storm was moving into No charges or citations were issued by police in the mishap The incident is this weeks Crime Stoppers crime of the Crime Stoppers is a privately funded organization that seeks to solve felony crimes through anonymous Crime Stoppers pays rewards of up for information that leads to an arrest and in dictment of persons committing felony The victim was taking an early morning walk around 6 30 near New Braunfels Middle School when she noticed she was being followed by a male subject on a As she walked by the legion hall she was con fronted by the man who asked her for the Before she could she was knocked to the ground and sexually The man then fled on his bicycle down Coll Street toward the railroad The attacker is decribed as a Latin male in his early 20s weighing approximately 120to 130pounds and had an olive complexion At the time he was wearing blue tennis a Tshirt and a dark baseball cap which he wore Crime Stoppers will pay up to for information on this subject through Persons with information on this or any unsolved felony crime are asked to call 620 T1PS and speak to the officer on You will not be ask ed to give your Any information provided directly through the Crime Stoppers program that leads to an ar rest and grand jury indictment is An employee at Lone Star Die Casting on FM 306 was injured late Thursday afternoon when he was struck in the head by a cap that was being removed from a pressurized James address was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital and then transfer red to Methodist Hospital in San An tonio where he was mosed from the intensive care ward this Hospital personnel there said Forney suffered a depressed closed skull fracture and was in good condi According to Ken plant manager at Lone Forney was removing a sixinch diameter cap from a pressurized tank but failed to first release the The cap flew off the tank and struck Forney in the The accident occurred It was an employee said the It was late in the day and he got in too much of a Peel said Forney did not lose con sciousness and was sitting up and talking moments after being Rainfall totals Location Inches As of Friday Lake Dunlap Bulverde Royal Forest east county Canyon Lake Forest Stonehouse Realty Canyon Lake 1 Herald Offices   

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