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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NB boys edge Canyon for third See Page 13A New Braunfels 247 New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno SPS 377880 5126259144 Sunday December 50 Cents Four 48 Pages Tis the season or Christmas pro grams and todays promises to be a winner Jeffrey Woodard will pre sent Christmas Thanks at at First Protestant Church a will be ac companied by Pat Coffee on the piano The performance is open to the public The singer is a lyKS graduate of New Hraunfels High School He won many choral solo awards and was named to All State Choir during his high school career he was in eluded in the UHii edition of Who s Who in Music In Woodard performed S K s presentation of Cheaper by the IXuen He is now attending Stephen F Austin Iniser stty in Nacogdoches where he is a semidnalist in the National Associa tion of Teachers of Singing competi tion for the Texoma Kegion Woodartl is a memler of the Madrigal Singers and the Cappella Choir Ikperformed in the optra Carmen this year and he will be one of the lead tenors in the opera Die Fletierniaus this spring The performer is the south choir director at the Methodist Church in Vpon graduation he plan to pursue a career in per ormance ut opera Tlie Comal Counts Shelter i finaluing plans for fundraiMng prwjevti Shelter soluntetrs are looking or dedicated people who would like to volunteer b helping with futulraising ac tivities I jou wotild like to help please call the Childrens Shelter at 62y Monday through Fnda from y a m to p in Brodl mann a shrUer volunteer said the shelter realh needs sour help New Masonic No llua will nuel TueMlas at 7 p m at the Masonic Hall to confer an K A Degree Saluniay was a little damp around tuwn Kamfall totals or the count are as i inches in Uoyal Fonj t H7 in lireen Meadows in New Hraunfels 1 at Lake Dunlap dam 1 7 in Bulserde at Sauder Lane and 1 2i at Ca in on Lake Forest on the south side i MY 4 shopping days to Christmas There will be a few clouds in the sky but its basically going to be another nice day The high will be alwut fi with winds from the northwest at aboul lu mph Tonight svill te cloudy with a low in the mid 4us There svill IKa 40 percent chance of showers Monday with a high in the mid os peel a wanning trend Tuesday through Thursday Days will be sunny with highs in the mul 60s and lows in the low fos The Menu 1U 158 CIOSSWOID3A 118 8C ISA TV closing affect economy By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Even though New Braunfels and Comal County have been able to maintain an unemployment rate two percentage points below the state average for the past layoffs this month of 100 workers will change those October employment figures reveal the countys estimated civilian labor force increased by nearly 900 persons or 3 percent over the previous 12 only 10 more workers were without jobs in the most recent statistics available forCornal coupled with the fact that hundreds of jobs will become available next is good news The area has escaped the more serious repercussions seen statewide because of the ailing economy though is being Brighter prospects several months down the will bring little comfort to the estimated 40 to 45 persons laid off Friday morning at a building materials yard and approx imately 60 laid off workers at a manufacturing plant off Loop 337 who are worried about finding employment Both closings have been attributed to repressed economic Its pretty tough right ad mitted Gary office manager for the Texas Employment Commis sion in New Despite the See Page 2A State has no policy for exchanging data Santa is all decked out to deliver Santagrams for Lambda Psi Chapter of Beta Sigma Members dressed as the idly ole elf will sing for 55 and deliver a poinsettia with the song for For information call 6257066 or Photo by Deryl Clark By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer There is no policy requiring jail of ficials to exchange information regarding a prisoners medical history or other information at the time of custody a staff planner for the state Commission on Jail Standards said Friday The spokesmans comments came in light of recent allegations Dallas County Jail ofCicals may have witheld information from Comal County Jail authorities concerning possible AIDS infection of two prisoners extradited here nearly two Woman angry because of police lack of action By SARAH DUKE Stall Wnler Josephine Rivera s eye hnnnned with tears as she described hosi her month old grandchild wa taken from her home early Saturday The turned to anger when she destnled the New Hraunfels Police Departments inaction Amanda Mane Miranda taken from her home at N The child si as discovered missing when family members assoke alxiul f a m hours alter the babss Angel had been at the home Rivera said who does not lise at the was drunk and abusive when he came to see his daughter around 1 am Later the man was seen with the child in San Rivera said My daughter talked to him He said he wont give the baby the grandmother said He svas always threatening her that he would take the baby He told her hes going See Page 2A Track may be too small for says Brown By TRAVIS E POLING Correspondent Dutchman horse racing track mav not Inbin enough to ac cotiuiuklatr en fur racing said former New Hraunfeb Mayoi Bill Brown Comal County Fair Association met with other fair association track representatives last month in Kerr ville to discuss the future of county Herbrich announces candidacy If he becomes the Republican can didate for Precinct 2 Albert Herbrich said if he will devote his full attention to those duties and running on his experience as a reserve deputy deputy constable for the precinct 1 will work with all law enforce ment agencies and if elected 1 will devote my full time to the constable Herbrich said Primary elections are set for March Party candidates who emerge victorious in the primaries will campaign toward Novembers general Herbrich is the husband of District See Page 3A fair racing in Texas Fair officials say they are primarily wailing for the racing commission to be ap pointed by Ciovernor Hill an action expected sometime in mid January Brown said Dutchman Downs is just not big enough to hold races without the horses and riders going around several Brown See Page 2A The Guadalupe River is low because pumps at Canyon dam were not working earlier this Photo by Deryl Clark Chapa attends meeting Al Herbrich is seeking the Republican nomination tor Precinct 2 Constable New Braunfels City Council member Ramon Chapa Jr returned this week from the annual convention of the National League of where local government leaders focused attention on major issues facing America The 1987 Congress of the last large gathering of public officials prior to the early 1988 presidential drew delegates to Las Vegas cities and towns throughout the United The fiveday conference included dozens of workshops and other special ses sions built around the theme of Choosing Americas Future Chapa heard presidential can didates Michael Dukakis of Massachusetts and the Jesse Jackson address the a special session on urban issues and the 1988 election was The local council member attended workshops on various topics in cluding consensus building among council members and constituency economic development for small and ways to provide ser vices in small Chapa said New Braunfels will have to come up with some innovative ways to pro vide services as demand increases while funds Cathy president of the National League of reminded weeks ago on outstanding felony theft Comal County Jail officials ex pressed concern that its transporta tion officer was told by the prisoners during their return trip to Comal County that they suffered from an AIDSrelated The prisoners said they had discussed their medical background with Dallas The who have since been were jailed isolated from the general population while blood tests were See Page3A Trout release delayed By SARAH DUKE Stafi Writer After three days of no releases from Canyon the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department likely will delay a scheduled release of trout in to the Guadalupe River in anticipa tion of another Mike district biologist for the parks said Friday that inspectors from the department found no dead fish this week below the discharge outlet when the Guadalupe River flow dropped to almost nothing immediately below the He there were fish trapped in small pools but that did not constitute a major impact on the A GuadalupeBlanco River Authority spokesman said pumps were turned on about 3 Pumping stopped last Monday night after high winds ripped material ty ing the pump barge to a pipe which carried water over the Another pump shutdown is expected Monday or Tuesday as repairs to the system said Thomas Hill with GBRA is pumping water over the dam while workmen line the conduit of the dam during construction of a hydroelectric The parks department had scheduled a release of trout in the river Ryan said Friday that he believes that release will be postponed about another week because GBRA is going to have to shut down Hill said the shutdown will be to continue repairs of equipment at the pumping GBRA has not received all material needed to replace that destroyed during last weeks Ryan said the shutdown Tuesday probably will not cause a problem for fish in the but he is concerned about the prospect of more shut This type of event could cer tainly have an adverse effect on the he Its certainly something we would be concerned about if it It could have a serious impact on the Ryan said personnel from bis
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