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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Texas October Weather Music ffsst fun Water Watch Comal down 5 Canyon Lake same Canyon Lake same Canyon Lake down Edwards down Forecast NORTH TEXAS Partly to mostly cloudy tonight and Satur A slight chance of thunder showers northwest tonight and areawide Lows tonight 55 to Highs Saturday near 70 northwest to the middle 80s south central and WEST TEXAS Partly cloudy with isolated to widely scattered showers and a few thunderstorms through Colder most sections Lows tonight 44 Panhandle to near 60 lowlands of the Highs Saturday near 90 Big Bend to near 50 SOUTH TEXAS Partly cloudy tonight and Highs 80s except low 90s along the lower Rio Lows Port Arthur to Port OConnor Tonight and Saturday southeast wind 10 to 15 Seas 3 to 5 Port OCon nor to Brownsville Tonight and Saturday southeast wind near 15 Seas 3 to 5 Extended Forecast SundayTuesday SOUTH TEXAS Continued generally fair and Lows in the 50s Hill Country and 60s Highs mainly in the 80s except low 90s inland WEST TEXAS Generally part ly A slight chance of showers mainly Con tinued mild afternoons and cool Panhandle and South Plains highs mostly in the 70s lows in the Permian Basin and Concho Valley highs mid 70s to mid Lows mid 40s to mid Far West highs lower to mid lows lower to mid Big Bend highs upper 70s mountains to near 90 along the Rio Lows mid 40s mountains to upper 50s lower NORTH TEXAS Mostly fair Sunday through Highs Sunday and Monday in the 70s warming to the 80s Overnight lows mid 40s to lower Texas Weather A cold front moving across the Texas Panhandle was expected to trigger some showers and thunderstorms over western and northern sections of the state through The located in southern sections of the Panhandle at dawn was expected to trigger isolated to widely scattered showers and a few thunderstorms in West Texas There is a slight chance of thundershowers over northwest portions of North Texas tonight and over other areas of North Texas Elsewhere skies will be clear to partly cloudy through Slightly warmer temperatures are expected across most of the Lows tonight will be mostly in the ranging from the 40s in the Panhandle to the 60s in South Texas and along the Skies were fair to partly cloudy over the state early today and no moisture was reported along the Early morning temperatures were mostly in the ranging from the 50s in the Panhandle and extreme West Texas to the 70s in South Texas and along the Extremes ranged from 45 at Mar fa in the Davis Mountains to 78 at Corpus Other early morning temperatures around the state in cluded 55 at 68 at Wichita 69 at Fort 67 at 64 at 67 at San 64 at 66 at 67 at San 62 at 64 at Midland and 56 at El The search is on Comal County Community Fund directors Ernie Mendez left reCOrd a public service announcement at Radio to let the public know about the Oct 18 Gruene Music Fest to benefit From noon to 8 p m seven local bands and other special guests will per form for in The festivities also will include games and performances by Cir cle Arts Theatres Inner Circle youth Children under 12 are free and proceeds will go to which assists some 20odd agencies in Comal Photo by Deryl Fundraising not enough to pay off Papalvisit bills Lunch and Learn program to focus on growing from loss Firearme On the Comal Countv Ex will describe the various Wi III 9 SAN ANTONIO APi Catholic officials say they have raised enough money to pay the bills incurred from the 1314 visit of Pope John Paul Bishop Charles Grahmann said Thursday from his Victoria office that the million collected so far can cover all of the bills for the papal Most of the bills have been irahmann Theres probablv still to in outstan ding bills We will have sufficient funds to pay for them There will be some funds left I know he said U will be given to the holy father in Home as a gift from the people of On the Comal County Ex tension Service will sponsor a Lunch and Learn program on Growing Through Judy a licensed pro fessional will present the which will focus on the loss of a a a or other broken KovacsLong County will describe the various stages most people experience and offer advice on coping with these The program will be held at the County Extension 1115 from to Par ticipants may bring a Tea will be provided for 50 To pre call Continued from Page 1 agents and we hope that will con As the process of interviewing and hiring an assistant extension agent Durham said he hopes to have some input in that The individual needs to be the type that will fit into the community and office It is important to mesh as a Barbour told the court he enjoyed his work in Comal County and his relationships with both the court and the I have enjoyed working he 1 do hate to leave the good people here in the In other commissioners voted 2tol to enter into a oneyear agreement with Carlos Campos to become the countys health Commissioner Clyde Jacobs voted against the Campos hiring will be retroactive to 1 and was made necessary by the expiration of an agreement with Dorothy Campos duties will be to administer medical services during regular sick calls to the county provide supervision for jail and resource and legal authority for the county nurse and Jacobs objection to the agreement stemmed from additional and un budgeted expenses for the remainder of although the county does have money to pay for those costs in surplus Campos 1988 placed bet ween and based on per have been included in next years Liability insurance coverage will cost the county some Just because we have a dollar doesnt mean we have to go out and spend said Jacobs after the We had a communications problem but I dont like to be We are adding services and costs without first seeing if it is County Health Nurse Mary Lou Erben and Sheriff Waiter Fellers en dorsed toe agreement with Fellers said the fact that Campos was bilingual was a plus because of the high number of hispanic prisoners housed at the jail The county received only one bid for the repair of a concrete boat ramp at Canyon Lake and that bid was The bid came in only minutes before the deadline and was more than anticipated repair Commis based on estimates provided for expected costs to run The bid was by Myers Construction from A company spokesman said the bid was hurried ly prepared and was based on repair to six boat not Commis sioners court requested that Myers Construction and County Engineer Mac McCoy negotiate the price and report to the court at next Mondays In another 2tol again with Jacobs casting the no commis sioners approved a lineitem transfer within the district attorneys budget to allow for a clerk working 30 hours to become a fulltime District Attorney William Schroeder told the court the clerk had been working full time since 7 and requested fulltime wages be reflected retroactive to that Unspent monies budgeted for a new computer terminal and typewriter maintenance were transferred to cover those Jacobs said he felt a bad prece dent was being set if commissioners allowed department heads to request such changes after the Schroeder apologized to the court for any inconvenience caused by the transfer request In other commissioners for lack of a denied a variance to the private sewage facili ty regulations for a homeowner in The Schuetz The request was to waive the requirement that the homeowner attach his discharge lines to a sewage main in the subdivi set a per linear foot cost for letters of credit regarding street con struction pursuant to the countys subdivision regulations and gave the county engineer authority to increase those costs if The move is temporary as the county continues reworking its subdivision regula Continued from Page i fleer permanently licensed under the authority of 4413 29aa Vernons Annotated Civil Statutes sallowed under this The last section addressed con cerns by many Canyon Lake residents complaining of persons target hunting in subdivisions creating hazards for residents living In Jacobs order would ad dress specifically those concerns aired by an overwhelmingly pro Continued from Page l to 1 The dance Is a benefit performance for Smithson Valley High School Future Farmers of America and ad mission is in at the door Money raised will go to buy equipment and provide maintenance for the FFAs poultry and livestock cold drinks and setups will be If It rains or there Is a snow blizzard or incredible sand the dance will be held inside the splffy entertainment hall instead of New Braunfels Volunteer Fire Department will do a rummage sale to raise funds for equipment and The sale will be at Krueger Chevrolets used car facility at 472 San Antonio from 9 to 5 and donations are If you have something to donate to the call 6254782 or 6259289 so the guys and gals can come pick it The Lake Dunlap Volunteer Fire Departments longawaited benefit barbecue is Saturday beginning at 4 at Riverbend Park and what a day it will The weather will be absolutely perfect for the which will feature The Texas Gunfighters and the Saddle Tramps along with Donation is only and the money will be used to help buy muchneeded fire equipment and pay for firefighting Community Education is sponsor ing a Health Fair at the Bracken Volunteer Fire Department tomor row from 9 to A blood analysis will be done for about dont eat or drink after evening meal the night Other ex ams and information are Downtown Retailers will meet this afternoon at 4 at Heavenly Delights to talk about regulation crowd that assembled last month at Startz Cafe that wanted strict firearm controls authorized earlier this year by the stale legislature A second attended by fewer than two dozen asked commissioners to enforce existing state and local laws pertaining to public safety and asked that no measures that would further restrict or prohibit hunting be considered As far as I am concerned it deals with the issue of public safety and thats all 1 1 dont care about deer said Precinct I whose constituents are largely lake area residents who have actively sought such regula tions Obituaries Benno Alves Services are pending at Zoeiler Funeral Home for Benno Alves of Route 2 in died 8 at McKenna Memorial Hospital Arrangements are pending Raymond Buck Graveside services for Dr Ray mond Buck will be held at l Saturday Memorials may be made to Eden Theological 475 Mo Scotland AP The head of the biggest hunt for the Loch Ness Monster doesnt expect to find the real but concedes he cant kill a myth with a high tech hunt that begins Im certainly not going to haul a Jurassic reptile out kicking and screaming for said Adrian refering to animals from a prehistoric a 38yearold London has studied the 754feet deep loch for 14 years and heads Operation Loch is Scottish for More than 20 motorboats run by 100 volunteers today are expected to form a single line across the mile wide lake and sweep the murky dep ths with the latest American sonar equipment for any large objects that might be I am looking possibly for a very large he told a news con ference Thursday I would be delighted with a 20foot eel or sturgeon or something like Whatever does even Shine says the legend that began in 565 when Columba punished the monster for attacking one of the saints will live You dont kill myths with Shine organized Operation Deepscan to follow up on his much smaller 1982 expedition which recorded 40 sonar contacts with sometimes moving objects as much as 3SO feet Loch Ness monsters are different things to different Shine My Nessie for today is a sonar contact that I dont understand If the threeday probe verifies the 1982 sonar Shine said it still will not be possible to determine just what Nessie we will go on to the next stage which will involve other technologies so I dont expect to be able to finish the job he The more than reported sightings of Nessie in modern times have included long vast tails and a primeval Skeptics have dismissed them as everything from shadows and rocking vegetation to a Viking A mix of believers and skeptics including more than 300 journalists from as far as Rio de and Tokyo have flocked here to watch or participate in the sonar sweeps of the 23milelong lake AARP publishes brochure about property tax relief The American Association of Retired Persons is offering older homeowners in Texas a free brochure that explains state pro grams designed to ease the burden of the high cost of property taxes In older homeowners can get property tax relief through the Homestead Exemptions and Homestead Tax Deferral Homestead Exemptions exempt a portion of a homes assessed value from property taxation Homeowners age 65 and older can qualify for an exemption of at least In the Deferral eligible homeowners receive a loan to pay property The loan does not have to be repaid until they die or sell their These programs can be of tremendous benefit to older 1 hope as a result of AARPs educational many more peo ple will take advantage of AARP Saegert wants to get this information into the hands of those who will truly said Alice Korthauer of AARPs state director for Texas With more than 26 million MRP the nations largest organization of Americans 50 and It Is a non partisan organization which offers a wide range of membership legislative representation at tbe federal and state and educa tional and community service pro gram carried out through a national network of volunteers and local The association offers a variety of educational and advocacy programs for older who make up onefourth of AARPs For a free single copy of the send a postcard to AARP 1909 N W 30049 Contlnutd from i published more than 60 papers in academic journals and professional meeting With a special ty In consumer he has served as consultant to PrenticeHall Firestone Tire and Rub ber Southwestern Bell Telephone the Postal Service Office of Consumer Protection and the San An tonio Convention and Visitors among Saegert currently serves on the ad visory committee on educational ad ministration for the coordinating Texas College and University System He has also been a member of the UTSA Strategic Planning Task chair of the Southern Associa tion of Colleges and Schools Self Study Subcommittee on Special Ac tivities and chair of the UTSA College of Business Tenure and Promotion Review Committee He has served on the editorial review board of Psychology and Marketing and The Journal of Advertising He Is president of the Division of Consumer Psychology of the American Psychological Associa tion for 198788 Saegert received his bachelors degree and holds a doctorate in psychology from the Imversitv of Texas at Austin SBA Continued Irom Page Jacobs through both New Braunfels and Canyon Lakes Chamber of Com as many as 18 businesses claiming businesses losses In the neighborhood of some Those responses were sent to the slates Division of Emergency Management on Businesses affected will need to meet with SBA officials who will be in town Oct 1416 to receive applica tions and ask any Offices will be established In the courthouse annex in room Hours will be Oct 14 and 15 from 8 and I think its said Jacobs of SBAs decision to qualify area businesses for hardship Its the government working Once the initial call was made by the countv we had a lot of help from state offices and the governor and It is very pleasing to see Clark is out of town this week and was unavailable for comment According to David an aide for the SBA has adopted Interest rates of 4 percent for small businesses and 9 percent for agricultural cooperatives who are approved for economic injury loans to be repaid over an averageof one to fiveyear span businesses will now have un til July 1988 to apply for injury loans Those unable to obtain ap plications next week can call isoo 4427201 or write SBA offices In Grand Prairie for applications and information Police Report Theft of a valued at was reported early this morning at a residence in the 300 block of West Perry man Burglary of a residence that oc curred sometime within the past two months in the WO block of Dunlap Drive was reported to police Thurs Stolen were three fishing equipment and a color televi sion at a combined loss of A forgery that occurred Wednes day at a convenience store on Loop 337 was reported to police Police Thursday afternoon ar rested Gerald Jones and Kate of Canyon on a charge of Class C They were arrested at a grocery store in the 600 block of 81 East after allegedly shoplifting two cartons of Criminal trespass was reported around midnight Thursday at a residence in the 200 block of Calvin Scott of New was arrested Thursday night on a charge of reckless He was stopped in the 1500 block of Interstate 35 access Criminal mischief to an auto was reported Thursday night in the 100 block of North Live Damage to the vehicle was estimated at A New Braunfels teenager was cited for failure to control his speed following a minor accident Thursday afternoon that sent a woman to the Seventeenyearold David Lee Koepps 1978 Chevy pickup rear ended a Fontiac Bonnevilie driven by Donna of New The accident occurred around at II and Skyview only a couple of blocks from Crabill s residence Crabill went to McKenna Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle for treatment of minor injuries and was released Her 4yearold daughter was not According to police both vehicles were traveling west on U S 81 when Crabill signaled and stopped to turn left onto Skyview when her car was struck by Koepps Neither Koepp nor his Ed ward were Persons with refer Cri or M five MVt t Mat y iagif tmmt ti i   

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