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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 30, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                SV volleyballers Page 9A New Braunfels 189 New Braunfels 707 Landa New Texas Zeituno as 78130 USPS 377800 Wednesday September 25 Cents One 10 Pages drowns near Canyon Dam Comal County Veterinary Associa tion will sponsor another rabies vac cination clinic from 1 30 to 3 this Saturday at Fire Station 1 In Canyon City and from to 5 at Fire Station 2 on Oblate If your animal needs its vac this is a good time and op portunity to get it If you dont do it and you keep par ticularly in a rural you are playing with fire Take ad vantage of this fine public The next meeting of the local emergency planning committee for monitoring hazardous materials in our county will be 7 Is 7 Oct at New Braunfels 1olice Court The public is invited And you thought New Braunfels downtown was wasting Bill owner of lienne is putting up what looks like a flag Chuck and Tessa Hauler removed the old Peerless Pharmacy sign from Heavenly Delights ice cream the owners of whar was once Duckys Tshirt shop are restoring the facade of their property next to the ifrauntcx and Menne Hardware and Jacob Schmidts management sesterday repaired the awning out front of that historic retail outlet If ou havent been downtown check it out The HeraldZfitung and EH Nowotny received recognition from UielS Department of the Treasury recently The newspaper tfcclvtd the departments Award of as did for publicizing and advancing the cause uf Savings trading in tuch was suspended last week were proud of the ricognition accepted by Publisher Havid Kramer and awarded by H area manager for the ftderal office in San Antonio Braunfels Independent Si District will celebrate the recognittonof the now rehabilitated Kducation Center at 130 Mill Street uli an open beginning at 2 p in October 18 The center receive a special marker that results from a Texas Sesquicenten Irojtvl Texas Historical Com mission awards the plaque Paula Bredewaters third grade i lass at Carl Schun SclKiol has warmed Harolds heart The class has drawn several ex amples of things the students themselves consider slammtischev that is tables for etc Well run a few or as many as possible of the drawings in Sundays paper our thanks to Mrs Bridewaters students and Mrs Bredewaler for their interest and really very unique concepts of this columns namesake 1ICA Hill Country Hospital is of fcring another fretmonthly seminar to the community First A Series of Presentations for Your Mental Health is co sponsored by the Mental Health Association in greater San Antonio 7A but blue skies and clear aigtts for MM cou ple ol days M tenant Murai mid will bt fair with tows ia the Rescue workers pull the body of 21yearold Rudollo Tamez of San Antonio from Canyon Lake Tuesday Authorities reported that alcohol may have contributed to what of ficials are calling a drowning despite a head in jury athat may have contributed to the Tamez inability to stay Tamez death brings to 10 the number of drownmgs in Comal County in Photo by Deryl Clark By TRAVIS POLING and DAVID MAY Staff Writers An afternoon of cliff diving at Ca nyon Lakes North Park Tuesday ended tragically for a 21yearold San Antonio man who drowned after sus taining a severe head injury and sinking below the surface of the water The body of Rudolfo Louis Tamez was recovered just before 6 after fewer than two minutes of sear ching by Tamez was pro nounced dead at the scene by Judge Howard who ruled the death a drowning as the result of a diving ac The drowning was reported to the Comal County Sheriffs Department at approximately 4 Army Corps of Engineers Park Hanger Judy Scott said Tamez was with a Richard Robert also of San on the cliffs at North Park when Tamez dove Scott said Wolff did not see if Tamez dove in and did not return to the surface or if Tamez went under after Smith said a couple of boaters witnessed Tamez diving in head first and said he appeared to have hit his head on rocks at or just below the waters His body floated momentarily atop the water and then It looked like he hit his head just below the said Tamez had sustained a severe gash to his It is going to be a drown ing because he was on the surface and then he went Smith said no autopsy would be ordered in the the tenth reported drowning this year in Comal Tamez body was taken to Doeppenschmidt Funeral Three professional Paul Ronnie Waxier and Tim Peir associated with Pleasure Divers Club in New Braunfels found the body in 35 feet of water about 15 feet from the base of the an reported recovering the body in just one 42 emotionally distraught over the death of said they were best closer than He eventually became angry and threatened some people at the scene and was arrested by Deputy Clyde Kincaid on a charge of public intox As has been the case in nearly all the drownings this Wolff told law enforcement officials that alcohol played a part in the tragedy the two had been drinking vodka and orange juice just prior to jump ing from the THC study likely wont delay state grant for project SARAH OUKt SlaH Writer There likely will be no further delay in receipt of grant funds by City of New Braunfeis for utilities work associated with a WalMart distribution center off IH35 north of New Braunfels city limits as a result of an archeologkai survey of the Teias Historical Comission i THC has about a month to render final findings based on the survey completed last An archeological study of the future distribution center site is A city employee hand delivered the study to THC Tues day and now the city must wait for that commissions decision regar ding the study before receiving in federal grant Archeologists with Huston and Associates prepared the draft of the report which states that historic buildings re main on the Two one reported to have been built in the late IMh or early ttth were detailed in the archeologists report to the state commission The report states that the historic sites may meet the eligibility re quirement of the National Reftoter of Historic home la described as hav ing a gabled roof with German clapboard siding and The other home is reported to include handmade brick City employees said both homes as well as other buildings on the property are in disrepair Unless the state finds something else to we feel like the study is said City Manager Joe The study was requested by the historical commission in response to the ci tys request for federal grant funds to extend utilities to the distribution Michie said Tuesday that Wal Mart officials are very conscious of time and anxious to begin work at the He added that he hopes the study report will satisfy re quirements for determining the historic significance of the WalMart officials were unavailable for comment this When the company originally announced that it would locate its distribution center in New October was seen as the beginning of the construc tion The center is expected to employ some tto people once it is Court Thieieman of the city managers office took the report to Austin He said of ficials there were not able to tail See IA After personnel resign Canyon Lake EMS board avoids service shutdown By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Allegations of petty jealousies and malicious backstabbings spreading like a wildfire through the Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department nearly shut down one of its emergen cy medical service stations Tuesday night When the smoke had two paramedics and an assistant fire chief had resigned from the depart ment and an emergency service also a member of the board of had resigned her The board also approved several policy and personnel changes Discontent and unhappiness among six other paramedics and a who had tendered their let ters of resignations for the mo They agreed to hold their resignation requests in abeyance for one week while the board of directors attempts to cor rect personnel Most of the problems were reportedly occurring at Station which serves the western portions of Canyon Personnel there cited conflicts mainly between firemen and The overall director of the CLVFD Al Witt said the problems between personnel dealt mostly with depart mental policies and were not the result of problems in the Basically weve had people who are not paramedics making policy such as where to put a monitor on an ambulance and so they go and drill holes in a he said Egos have no place in this How can we care about the people when we dont even care about Station 2 Assistant Fire Chief Kay Payne resigned during the board of directors meeting Tuesday night but was retained as the boards Paramedic and board vice president Joe Dove and his wife also a resigned from the department after the board was unable to convince them to Henry Peek was voted as the boards new EMS coordinator for Tinker also resigned that position and her position on the but said she would remain ac tive in the Robin Scott was named interim EMS coordinator until a meeting next week that will decide a permanent person to fill that Neither Doves nor McEacherns positions on the board were See Page 2A Injured animal Commissioners to moot on Thursday ComaJ County Commissioners will meet in regular session Thursday morning at 10 am on the third floor of the courthouse A pre agenda workshop is set or 9 Their scheduled agenda reads as follows award bid for street construction and drainage improvements for County accept district judges order set ling salary for county auditor and designate area for public sale at auction of real property under a power of approve letter of solicitation for funds to purchase district attorneys budget to allow clerk to work full accept roads in the Summit Ex tension phase 4 into unit road Canyon Lake VFD request for abandon portion of old Richter authorize repair of parking garage file preliminary budget with county final approval of The Point at Rancho del phase approve claims authorization to contract engineering services for Smithson Valley Koad open bids or gasoline and diesel open bids on subdivision regula tions Comal County Animal Control Warden Olen Elliott said he has given the owner of this horse until 4 Thursday to secure appropriate treatment for the tied and suffering in jured legs on a rural homestead in east Comal County Sanitarian David Litke said he cited the property on previous occasions over a period of several but in this latest in cident has referred the case to justice court as a last Litke said he found that occupied property has no acceptable means of disposing of human waste and continues to a health Photo by Jim Wetxe   

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