Tuesday, December 15, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 15, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas J34A AllDistrict Team See Page 7 New Braunfels yiv 243 New Texas 78130 DSPS Tuesi Zeituno SPS 377880 5126259144 One SectiO Tuesday December 25 Cents One Section iQ Pages Dec 2ii is he date for a Christmas social and dance at W The Black Heritage Society of new Braunfels and Comal County is sponsoring the fun and will haveSan Antonios hot soul Direct Overdrive pro viding the music for the dance from p in to midnight Advance tickets are or for singles and per couple or each at the dW 62S4505 or 629 Ittlv for ticket information The Charles Hose Agency is con ducting a Defensive Driving Course tonight and Thursday from 6 to 10 pin at Canon High School Call ir or iijjKjTo for more in formation Teen Connect ions First Annual Last Stop Christmas Shop is Fu el ay and Saturday from yam to 5 p m at Teen U14 W San Antonio There will tx vendors vuth arts and baked txxAs and other goodies and this is the perfect time or last minute Christmas shopping Pic tures with will be taken each Call Tifn r aline at tiJv or more in ion iHmg Miiur of Witting and Miller Insurance in New Braunfels called to let us know that the tiuadalupt Hiver in New Braunlels is featured in March on the new Hartford In vuranee calendar copies of which anmailed o 3 Hartford in the countr The American Poetry Association contests a with wuiiiuig chosen ruin tthxivands of entrants 1rnes awarded amount to more than including gi ami prues of 51 Thr current contests deadline i Dvc M Ue want to poems mm ptx pie o all agis and backgrounds said John Frost chiel e1itor o the association mam unknown writers show great talent and poten tial Ue the chance to U discovered ainl rtvogmmi Pixls interested in entering the contest should sriul three pxms each IK more than M lines with their names and addresses on each page to American Associa tion IVpI l N ix A Potrero St P i Box Nanta Call 9 shopping days to Christmas South Central Texans can expect another hard freeze so lake those necessary precautions with your pets and plants To day will be sunny and cool with highs in the low 50s Winds will diminish in veloci ty and swing from the nor thwest to the southeast later today Clear and coooold tonight with a low of near 22 degrees The area will see gradual warming through the remainder of the week with some rain entering the picture by Friday The Menu CiOSSWQgO HOROSCOPE TV LISTINGS MIUTHIR 4 4 78 Charles Cowan of Laurel Plaza picks up pecans knocked from trees Monday H e A billboard on ai by the Uuaaaiupe River was blown over Photos by Deryl Clark i High windscause damage in city A powerful cold front moved into the area Mondav bringing high winds that knocked down billboards and tree limbs and damaged roofs around New Braunfels Severe winds Monday caused damage estimated to cost several thousands of dollars at the Hadlock and Fox Manufacturing on Texas 306 Bret Hadlock said this morning the roof of a lumber storage building was ripped off Monday night He said he hasnt received an estimate on the expense of the damage but he expects it to cost several thousands of dollars to repair Martin New Braunfels Police Department s public information said the department received several calls of alarms being set by strong winds rattling windows he said officers had reports of trees being blown into roadways at Main Plaza and on Castell Street Strong winds at Canyon Dam damaged the pumps used to pump water over the dam during construction of a hydroelectric plant beneath the dam Outflow from the dam usually at 75 cubic feet per second dur ing construction has dropped to 7 feel per second GuadalupeBlanco River Authority employees are working to correct the problem and return outflows to their previous level About 200 residents in the Solms area were without power late Monday after that areas distribution cir cuit blew out at about lu 130 p m Also New Braunfels See Page 2 Two prisoners isolated after possibility of Al DS infection By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Comal County Jail officials are upset that their transporation officer was not warned by Dallas County Jail officials that two men extradited here may be infected with an AIDS related virus Both men arrested in Dallas Dec 5 and extradited three days later on outstanding felony theft warrants are being kept in separate jail cells here isolated from the general prisoner population Blood tests have been performed to verify whether the pair has the infectious disease but results of those tests will not be disclosed by jail officials a Dallas County Jail spokesman said the who admit ted living together for several years and at one time resided in New were not in custody there long enough to verify whether they were infected b the AIDS virus lxxal authorities believe Dallas Counts jailers were aware of the possibility but neglected to inform Comal County transportation officer Tim Schhchtmg when he picked up the prisoners I am concerned about that said Jail Supervisor Walt Suinner late last week I believe Dallas had confirmed one of the two had the disease I plan to write the state jail commission about One of the two had been arrested in Dallas on a shoplifting charge Both had active warrants locally stemm ing from felony theft and theft of ser vice charges The second man turned himself in hours later to Dallas Both are being held here in lieu of bonds ranging from to One of the men failed to appear in district court here last year and reportedly fled the state His bond sman had filed a motion to surrender his financial responsibility for the Schlichling said he was informed by the subjects upon their return to Comal County that the two were suf fering from AlDSrelated symptoms and said they were somewhat sur prised Dallas didnt say anything One of the prisoners asked me how long i sentence 1 thought they would get and I said vou may get See Page City to apply for million federal grant By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council Mon day authorized city officials to apph for federal funds to make more than S2 million in improvements at New Braunfels Municipal The grant which will be submitted to the Federal Aviation are for funds to pur chase an instrument landing system The priced at would allow airplanes to land during incle ment weather at the airport Improv ed lighting runway im provements and fencing also were in cluded in the proposed project If the grant application is approv New Braunfels will have to pick up the tab for 10 percent of the pro ject or Council member Doug Miller said he wants to make sure the city is not getting into a project that will cost more than it is worth Assistant City Manager Hector Tamayo said the federal government likely will provide for maintenance of the new If he the city could choose not to accept the In other airport the coun cil granted the second of three necessary approvals to create an air port zoning board will be made up of representative of the ci ty ana Comal and Guadalupe coun ties will be charged with regulating const uction near ho air port to restrict building within lan ding patterns Also during Mondays meeting ci ty council granted second approval of an ordinance approving financing by the Bell County Health Facilities Development Corporation of a health facility in New approved foreclosure of Mid Texas Avionics at the New Braunfels Municipal City Manager Joe Michie said a friendly foreclosure by Nolle Bank of Seguin will leave the bank in charge of the fixed base Its my understan ding that the bank wants to get out of the airplane business he said authorized the employment of V K Knowlton Paving Inc for the Green Valley Watershed Drainage Improvement Project City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski reported to council that the project could start in January authorized the city manager to See Page 7 Schroeder expects trial to be moved By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer District Attorney William Schroeder Monday said officials might as well pack their bags if Wesley Scott Stricklands failureto stopandrenderaid case goes to He said he expects the case to be transferred to another If Judge Rom Prichard finds him guilty and you i media i pick it as you we might as well pack our bags Were the pro secutor said Strickland was indicted last week by a grand jury on thirddegree felony charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident 8 that left one San Antonio woman dead and another He is also expected to appear before Prichard 23 for arraign ment in county courtatlaw on a charge of revocation of probation for tampering with his courtordered Guardian Interlock device Schroeder said he is concerned with the media attention given the both locally and in San Antonio While Strickland has not requested or to this point counsel to represent him in district John Wnitmire has been appointed to represent the 22yearold Canyon Lake mans case in county court Another reason the prosecutor believes a motion if to move Stricklands felony case would be granted is that Strickland gave an admission of guilt to a San Antonio television station during one of his two appearances at Comal Countv Jail arrested twice and free on bonds totaling was ex pected to be arrested a third time to Judge Robert Pfeuffer increas ed Stricklands bond last week from on the felony charge to According to the district clerk s of a warrant for his arrest was to be executed sometime EUWD schedules meeting on drought management The Edwards Underground Water District is hosting a public meeting at 7 Wednesday at the New Braunfels Civic Center to gather in put regarding drought management Kenneth one of Comal Coun tys representatives to the water district board of Monday urged local residents to attend the night is a suggestion night Then the board is going to go ahead and plan a drought manage ment he said Persons at len ding the meeting will discuss drought definition and planning for droughts Vou have this opportunity lor in Come to this meeting and ex press your ideas and opinions hi added Man pleads sentenced in murder A Comal County charged with firstdegree pleaded guilty Monday morning in district court and was handed a 12year prison term Michael Wayne entered his plea before Judge Charles Ram say of the 22nd State District Court as a jury was being prepared to hear the murder case Smith admitted to shooting Clifton his employer and would be business associate on June 6 Krueger was shot once in the head by a rifle while in front of his Both Krueger and Smith reportedly shared a mailing address and lived in the Bracken area off Bindseil Lane The according to sheriffs were discussing a business arrangement when an argument erupted Smith was arrested at the scene without incident Deputies ar riving at the scene found Smith holding the murder weapon District Attorney William Schroeder said he requested the 12 year term in the Texas Department of Corrections after Smith rendered his Smith was also ordered to pay restitution Cheer Funtl donations continue The annual Cheer Fund has reached

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