New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 1, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

October 01, 1987

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Area high school football Page 8 New Braunfels Thursday 190 New Braunfels 707 Landa New Texas 78130 IUSPS 377 800 October One 12 Pages The picture above is by Deryl Clark It its a picture of a contemporary teenage hairstyle rom the top Shorter hairstyles are in voflue and Deryl is taller than a lot o so this is the view he Sets a lot as he moves through the particularly the high school and middle school crowd He thought youd like It Harold is about as big as a mediumsued so he doesnt see many tops to many heads But a picture of so meows bell button wouldnt be interesting SU Peter and Jaul Schools PTC meeting Is set for tonight at 7 30 p m in the school hall All parents are encouraged to attend the parentteacher meeting Kifth grade students also will present a pro gram on the nM Hut ion Studio UyJ LS 81 W is hosting Owlesterol Screening on iXt 2V Participants must pre register by 24 and may do so by calling owner Kluabeth Holland at or C2Siaxi Holland said the Lipid Center from Humana Metropolitan will conduct the screen winch produce a total cholesterol count The screenings consist of a finger stick blood pressure lest and a questionnaire The hospital will use the results as part of research on cholesterol in the San Antonio area Cost is and the lest takes ap pioximately five minutes The tests will be administered from 8 a in to 5 p m The Comal County Hand is still looking for a few good men and women The band is sponsored by the Comal Independent School District Community education office and is directed by br Arlen Tieken Kchearsals are now happening for future appearances at Wurslfest and the all season Tunes to be played include some from the Broadway musical uts ami Sowni ol as well as some classical pieces and German oom pah music For more information about joining this band or booking a free contact Ur Tieken at 6258081 or beautiful weather is tn the forecast for today through Monday with a high of 82 expected today and nor theast winds at about 10 mph Fair skies tonight and a low of 52 with light and variable Partly cloudy skies return Friday with a high of m and light and variable winds No rain is expected through the with highs in the and lows in the ate cusyrc o 1012 flMIUIMKIII I City SOlonS future see coal plants The citys utilities company has about a 10 percent interest in the Fayette III coal power plant By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Members of the New Braunfels Ci ty Council and the New Braunfels Utilities Board of Directors saw the future of electrical generation in Cen tral Tex as earlier this week Council members Loraine Kraft and James Goodbread along with NBU trustees Gene Al Kosko and Jesse Gomez spent a cou ple of hours Tuesday touring the Lower Colorado Kiver Authoritys Fayette power plants near La Grange The which also in cluded City Manager Joe Michie and members of the NBU had a chance to see Fayette 1 and two of the major power plants that supply electricity to New Braunfels and other LCKA customer Its one thing to talk about those plants Its something else to actually get to see Goodbread said on the way home from La Grange He and Kraft agreed that the trip will give them good background for fac ing decisions about the future of elec trical generation or New Braunfels Besides seeing two plants now used by the group also got a look at Fayette a 35omegawait coalburning plant expected to be on line by May 1988 Also on the drawing board at LCKA is a Fayette IV which could be under construction within our years if the demand for electricity requires it With New Braunfels already fat ing a share o the million Fayette NBU trustee Al Kosko said he hopes to avoid constructing a fourth plant at the site near La Grange as long as possible Both h and Mornhmweg sjid the Canyon Lake hydroelectric when it comes on line in about one delay the growing need for more power production at LCKA Kosko said the development of an alternative energy source such as the Guadalupe Kiver will ultimately save local residents through delaying the need lor fuelburning plants URA also relies on a network of hydroelectric plants on the Colorado Kiver to serve its customers throughout Central Texas James NBU s resource said Die need for more power plants can be curtailed by increasing the publics awareness of load management a method through which peak demands for power can be decreased Part of load management is Volunteer training reducing Uiat I can go in and tell industry when they can shut down to avoid the he MacDonald pointed out that peaks occur when energy use is at its such as in the morning when the majority of people get out of bed and go about their routine of using household appliances That peak reoccurs in the evening when people return to their turn on television and stove Those are the times of the day or which power plants have to be able to meet demands The two Fayette power plants now in operation use Wyoming coal or Ron LCRAs director of governmental Fayette 111 originally was designed to burn lignite coal to be mined near Bastrop Those plans ell through when the price o the higher Wyoming coal dropped When tho decision was made to use ue were looking at about bar if for oil and coal prices See Page The turbine of the new Fayette III power plant near LaGrange above awaits By next the plant is expected to produce some 350 megawatts of electricity for Lower Colorado River Authority customers including New Council member Loraine Kraft below tours the control room of Fayette I and at the same The existing Fayette plants and the third one being built will burn coal to help keep New Braunfels homes warm in the winter and cool in the Local residents may have to pay for a share of a fourth coalburning plant if the demand for electricity continues to Photo by Sarah Duke Frazier Elementary School teacher Pat Jacoby speaks to a group pf parents and grandparents comprising the volunteer ranks for Goodwin Primary Schools STARS during an orientation Jacoby is a former volunteer pro gram STARS is a pilot program Comal Independent School District that allows volunteers to help teachers with special piojects and activities Other volunteer STAR programs are planned for other CISD schools in the coming The program stresses the value and usefulness of volunteers in the education Photo by Deryl Clark During Fire Prevention Week NBFD promotes fire awareness By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Nine persons were injured in fires last year in this city Members of the New Braunfels Fire Department think that number is too high and are trying to put an end to firerelated in juries by making local residents aware of the possibility of Oct Jlo is Fire Prevention Week in New Braunfels and across the nation To mark the oc NBFD is urging local residents to develop and practice a home fire escape Each hundreds of thousands of fires occur in homes throughout There were 24 house fires in New Braunfels from July liW6 through June of this Fire departments in Texas reported fires which killed 281 injured and destroyed more than million in property during Almost 80 percent of fire victims died in their own home or The vast majority of persons During a even a per sons own home becomes unfamiliar when people get Wesley Meyer NBFD inspector killed in ires were children 10 years old or New Braunfels Fire Marshal Elroy Friesenhahn has a full list of ac tivities planned for Fire Preven tion most intended to educate the younger crowd to be prepared for The fire department is sponsor ing a contest for grade school students and asking for drawings of the escape routes they would take to get out of their homes in case of Students in local elementary schools will be given contest forms The children will be asked to draw the See Page 2 Practical advice for preventing fire danger There are two steps or a good evacuation program at home planning and Outlined below are simple steps in develop ing your own home fire escape Gather the entire family at a convenient time during Fire Prevention Week to develop a floor plan of your Tradi 8 on Wednesday has been designated for this Each floor of your home should be Identify all in cluding windows and and draw your escape plan using arrows to indicate TWO ways out from each Sleeping areas are especially im portant since most fatal fires hap pen at Remember that in the event of elevators should not be used in multistory Plan the place where everyone will meet once they are out of the This could be a neighbors nearby etc Pick the person who would call the fire department and decide which telephone that person will Always leave the building then call from a nearby Make sure all family members are familiar with the plan youve just older or disabled family members may need special assistance and should be located as close to an ex it as Assign someone to help those who would be unable to escape by the Walk through each room of your identifying each of the escape Be especially clear to young Be sure to prac tice the entire straight through to the designated meeting Point out and test smoke detectors so everyone knows the sound of an If you live in a multistory or multifamily dwell be sure to check with your landlord and inform all before testing the If you ;