Friday, November 13, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorn VB team ready for See Page 12 New Braunfels Zeitung Friday 25 Cents 221 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377800 5126259144 Two 22 Pages The Humane Societys Donated Doghouse Drive is underway through the month of Persons with an extra doghouse are asked to give it to the shelter where it will be spruced up and provided with each animal adopted during December If you have one but cant get it to the they pick it Call 6295287 for The shelter is located at 1920 Kuehler Lane On a somewhat related keep in mind or write down if you havent the new call if you need a city animal control of ficer The number is 6299iOu Its m service 24 hours a seven days a Rearrest seen winning an for man charged in hitrun death ByDAVIDMAY Stall Writer Wesley Scott after be ing arrested Thursday morning on a felony charge of failure to stop and render atd in a fatal hit and run traf fic was released from jail after posting a bond County Attorney Bill after discovering of Canyon had violated terms of said he would file a motion today and seek rearrest It would be the second probation for charged with drunken driving stemming from an October 1WJ5 incident He was sentenced in January 1986 to a 40 hours community SI 10 court costs and 180 days jail probated two years with 15 days shock He completed all aspects of the sentence except More than one year into probation officials requested his terms be amended to include place ment into the Guardian Interlock Program after officials reported Strickland had developed an attitude problem and had written hot according to records Instead of having his probation revoked in June and serving the 180 days in Strickland agreed with PaqelA GBR Atoclose gates at CanyonLakedam Cok Relnan wasnt juxt pulling the wool over anyones eyes List month whtn exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Fincwool at tht I alias Stale Fair He is a member of the Canyon FKA Cole and his brother Clay also exhibited thrtx other high placing lambs while fellow member Iwmce Jonas had all four of his lambs placing in the top 5 Great accomplishments consider ing some 1 wool beauties wen exhibited at the lair Colby Good Kyla Goodson lesll limner and Amber HetUamp were among other Canyon FFA The group has taken part in all sorts of fairs and classics in recent months around the slate against competi tion from the four region Harold says welcome baaaaack Joseph H Mertjweiller will talk about hybriduing Umsiana Irises during the New HraunfeU Ins Socie tys meeting scheduled fur Nov 17 at 7 30 p m at New Hraunlels Sav ings and Uan meeting room The society said interested in growing ins aninvited While Harold celebrates turkey day every morning he looks in the the New Hraunfels Parks and Recreation Department is hosting their own Turkey Day on Nov 23 from a m 1 p m for Hap py Days Day CanCostume con carnival games group games and a session on Indian folklore dancing are among the scheduled activities Prizes have been donated by Wai Panlera s HEB and the Kidd Company The parks department hopes for the event to grow bigger each year and involve more day care centers For more contact Charlie Sandberg at 6255818 The Guadalupe Blanco River Authority plans to close the gates at Canyon Dam Saturday to make way for Sofool sections of pipe being plac ed into the dam as part of a hydroelectric plant David GBRAs planning director said the nver authority is awaiting final approval from the L S AnnCorps of lo close the gates and pump water over the dam into the Guadalupe River below GBRA plans to pump 75 cubic feet per second over the about ISO cfs less than the recent release Welsch said studies show that the reduced flow into the Guadalupe Riser will not cause permanent en vironmental damage It the lower nver flowi shouldnt have any impact on the he said During the where the river ceased to fish i populations recovered immediate ly after the droughtt Welsch add He also said the river will run at more than 75 cfs because of spnngs and tributaries below the dam So the river in New Braunfels will be more than 75 he said During recent releases from the lake have been increased to lower the thereby increasing See Page 2A Members of the Downtown Merchants Association selected winners m the poster contest for Christmas tree lighting which will be 1 at 6 The winning posters will be displayed at Dittlinger Memorial Library while others will be posted around Judges for the contest from Kyra Brandt of Comal Pnscilla Ferguson of Designs and Steve Dockal oi Graphic Arts The posters were designed by students from Goodwin Seele Elementary and Carl Schurz Elementary Photo by Deryl Clark Sheriff seeking suspect Comal County Sheriffs in vestigators are searching for a man who this morning walked into a con venience store brandishing a weapon and demanding The incident occurred around 9 at the Lone Star Ice House at FM 3009 and FM According to an investigator the suspect was scared off before he was able to get any of the stores receipts The clerk on duty was not physically Authorities are looking for a white believed to be in his He had blonde hair to his waist and blue He stands about 1 inch tall and was wearing grey pants and a camouflage The initials JD or appeared on his right hand above the The suspect fled toward New Braunfeis on FM 2252 driving a 1984 burgundycolored CMC pickup bear ing Texas license plates The weapon used in the attempted hold up was described as a Persons with information regar ding the suspect are asked to cali Crime Stoppers at where anonymous information leading to an arrest and grand jury conviction is rewarded in cash of up to Crime Stopper informants are not asked to give their Informants not seeking a reward may call the criminal investigation division of the sheriffs deaprtment at 6259199 Crime Stoppers pays reward in murder case By DAVID MAY Stall Writer In a landmark move Thursday the txard of directors for the New Braunfels Comal Count Crime Stoppers program unanimous approved a cash reward for ihe anonymous informant instrumental in the arrest two weeks ago of a murder suspect It was the second time in the programs young history that a reward was granted but the first maximum payout Board of ficers and members voiced pleasure in the suc cess atlribuled the program leading to the ar resi I think this is an outstanding thing weve said Chairman Don Ferguson This is what we have been working for and it is a rna jor accomplishment The reward was for information provided directly through the program that subsequent I led to the arrest Ocl 3u of Robert Clifton charged in the Saltier area multi slabbing death a year ago of Tanaya Otterpohl He was indicted Wednesday by u grand jury and will stand trial on a first degree murder charge He is in Comal Count Jail in lieu of a bond The informants tips initiated a cooperative investigation by state and federal law en forcement agencies Heres a year old murder case and bingo guy comes forward and puts it said program Coordinator and New Braunfels policeman Martin Mayer The informant is the case for the county and we are talking about an extremely brutal murder District Attorney William Schroeder said to day the Crime Stoppers program locally was proving to be more instrumental in solving crime and perhaps preventing crimes before they occur Im all for said Schroeder 1 feel Crime Stoppers is well worth the effort and in this case it is worth the effort of 10 years because it solved a very serious crime and may have prevented future criminality The district attorneys office sets aside a por tion of budget funds for an informants Schroeder such programs are effective in that persons with information are willing to come forward but are reluctant to place themselves in jeopardy without being Crime Stoppers is a privately non profit Reward monies are garnered through local The goal of the program is to solve felony crimes through anonymous information provided directly by calling The board accepted a contribution this week from American Legion Post Joel president of Canyon Lake See Page2A West End Residents A wealth of information want improvements JMS about S By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer West End residents told three New Braunfels City Council members that they need drainage improvements in their portion of the city and want to do whatever it takes to gel those im provements More than 25 residents attended a public hearing Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church to discuss in both English and Spanish drainage project proposed by city staff members City officials plan lo apply for a grant to help fund new storm sewers under Bergfeld and West End The residents at Thursdays hear ing said they want drainage im provements to begin as soon as possi ble in the West The proposed if grant funds are will be the beginning of major im See Page2A STEP program aims at reducing accidents By SARAH DUKE Writer The New Braunfels Police Depart ment plans lo put a dent in the rising number of traffic accidents with a state program that place more patrol personnel in hightraffic areas The program is aimed at reduc ing traffic accidents and its needed because were on our way to a record John patrol supervisor for the police He prepared a contract earlier this week to implement the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportations selective traffic en forcemeat program The pro referred to as will fund overtime for patrol officers working on portions of South Seguin Texas West San Antonio Street and Walnut Avenue A police depart ment study found that those areas have unusually high accident Wonunack said this is a par good time to implement the which was discontinued in the city about six years ago because the city did not renew the program contract with the state state funds for the program ran So far this there have been 880 Set 2A Blanche chairman of the Friends of Dittlinger Memorial and Vickie library scan one of the volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica which were donated to the library by the Friends Funds for the donation were ac cumulated during the annual Friends book sale earlier this Photo by Deryl Clark