New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 31, 1987, Page 2

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 31, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Weather Water Watch Comal River......................  407    cfs (same) Canyon Lake inflow.................... 325 cfs (down 6) Canyon Lake outflow...................65 cfs (down 7)* Canyon Lake level......................904.52    (up .8) Edwards Aquifer....................627.87    (down .02) 'Al the request of the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority the dam gates are closed and G8RA is pumping water over the dam through its newly constructed pipeline The U S Corps of Engineers office at Canyon Dam is an official collection point for recyclable aluminum cans donated to help save the Battleship Texas, a veteran of two World Wars that is now rusting away in dock Take beverage cans to the corps office between 8 a rn and 4 30 p rn Monday through Friday For more information call I 800 64 TEXAS Texas \ cold front descending across the South Plains and the low Roll ing Plains this morning promised to bring bitterly cold arctic air into most of Texas by New Year’s Day the National Weather Sen vice said. The front was located from near Wichita Falls to near Lubbock and was expected move across the state to the coastal plains by late this evening Single -digit temperatures were forecast for the Panhandle tonight Meanwhile. light rain was fall ing over most of east and southeast Texas early this morning Cloudy skies covered much of the eastern part of the state and some of the Panhandle, while the rest of West Texas had generals clear skies. Forecasts SOUTH TFX AS Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain and showers south and east this afternoon Cloudy w itll a chance of rain and showers tonight and New Year's Day. with some thunderstorms east tonight Turning colder north this afternoon and all sections New Year's Day \fternoon highs ties north to 70s south low s tonight 40s north to 50s south Highs New Year's Day 40s north to near 60 south NORTH TK NAS Cloudy with scattered showers east, mostly clear elsewhere through New Year's Day Temperatures turn mg cold this afternoon with highs in the upper 30s west to around 6o southeast Lows tonight in the teens west to the upper 30s east Highs New Year's Day around freezing west to the mid 40s east Extended Forecasts Saturday—Monday SOUTH TFX AS Partly cloudy and cold north and west. cloudy and cool with chance of rain east and south Saturday and Sunday Becoming mostly fair Sunday night and Monday Freezing temperatures north Sunday night Lows Saturday and Sunday from low 30s north to near 50 south Highs mid 4os north to upper 50s south Lows Monday from upper 2os north to mid 4os south and highs from mid 4os north to mid 60s south NORTH IKXAs A chance of snow northwest Saturday and a chance of rain southeast Partly cloudy and continued cold Sunday and Monday Lows in the 2os nor thwest to 3os southeast Highs in the 30s northwest to 4t)s southeast Public meeting set to discuss drainage A hearing to gather public input regarding a proposed drainage or dinance in the city is scheduled for Monday in the New Braunfels Utilities Board Room at 263 Main Plaza City Engineer Bill Dubrowolski said Tuesday he wants to have the se cond public hearing during the second week of January The proposed drainage ordinance has been in the works for several months and the public hearings mark the final stages for preparing the drainage control measure Dobrowolski said he would like to have the ordinance in place sometime during February Monday shearing will begin at 7 30 SKATE CENTER - SEGUIN FRI:7:30-10:30/SAT:1 :»3:30 BLDG NOW AVAIL SAT NITES FOB PRIVATE PARTIES. 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Coofs 12 pak Milwaukee’s Best 12 pak cans _ I    lt    We Have Andre Champagne ^Vouil For your    Fink or Dry    3Bottl<*9 HoUdaV yA"K’ \ Drinks    KeS    Prices    Dropped "MOW Jk    For Your New Year’s Eve Party 620-5626    (Compar* our Price ii Service) Winter Fest Beer 6 pak Lowenbrau Dark or Light 6 pak Pearl Suitcase ................ BB Birth-death lists, not certificates, subject to disclosure Services p rn in the board room The engineer said the second hearing likely will be scheduled for Tuesday or Wednesday of the follow mg week BRAOITEX TWH 2 90 w tam AntoAta <12 9 aa t I AUSTIN (AP) - The Texas Open Records Act protects from public disclosure birth and death certificates but not lists of births and deaths maintained by local officials, according to Attorney General Jim Mattox Mattox's opinion was directed to Lloyd Garza. San Antonio city attorney, who asked whether lists of births and deaths kept by the city 's local registrar must be disclosed upon request The attorney general said the law restricts access only to actual birth and death certificates — which could be used in establishing false iden titles — but not to summary lists of births and deaths The legislative history of a 1987 amendment to the Open Records Act “suggests that the legislature wished to prevent persons from assuming false identities with information from and-or copies of birth and death records and to prevent persons from abusing sensitive information con tained in birth and death records. ’ Mattox said Birth and death certificates “may contain sensitive notations,” Mattox said “For example, a birth record may indicate that a child is ii legitimate A death record may in dicate that the caus** of death was suicide This information may be subject to abuse ’ “The summary lists that you have submitted for review are not however, subject to these abuses.” Mattox told Garza Man dies from injuries received in pit bull attack GALVESTON (AP An 83 year old man injured Nov 20 when he was attacked by two pit bull terriers died at a hospital from his wounds, of fieialssaid Johannes Wilkins, who had been in intensive care since the attack and had part of his left arm amputated died Wednesday at the University of Texas Medical Branch John Sealy Hospital, a spokesman said The two dogs that attacked W ilkins have been destroyed, along with two puppies, according to Galveston City Attorney Steve Williams The dogs owners charged with possession of vicious animals and allowing a dog to run loose have disappeared Williams said Add! ttonal charges against the owners may be filed he said The two dogs attacked Wilkins for more than IS minutes as he was tak mg out his trash according to Galveston animal control officer** The dogs were eventually driven off by two neighborhood men who wield ed pieces of lumber to fight off the beasts During the attack the dogs tore large chunks of flesh from Wilkins arms and inflicted other serious in juries to his head, neck and torso of baals said Officials were not able to deter mint* before destroying the dogs whether they had been involved in previous attacks on humans The owners of the dogs were temporarily living in a house next to Wilkins at the time of the attack according to animal control officer Ezra Adams After charges were filtsi in the case, a court bailiff who tried to serve summonses on the two owners both men found they had vacated the house sev era! day s after the attack The two men could face fines of up to $2 <*»' each on charges of posses sion of a vicious animal and fines of up to $ »*• on i harges of allowing a dog to run loose Obituaries Continued from Page I the city might be facing hundreds of thousands of dollars in costs to pro vide those services even in the early stages of operation Those supporting the incorporation effort are confident the county will continue to provide services through the first several years of incorporation and gradually phase services out as the city becomes able to handle those responsibilities “I think there is something to tn* said for the county participating in a transitional period.” Evans said While Craigmile said he had no recommendation presently on lake area services he said “My position if services are provided for one municipality, the same should be provided for other municipalities No more or no less “ County Engineer C B “Mac” Mc Coy said Tuesday that while the county has completed a substantial amount of road resurfacing and repairs in the Cany on Lake area over the past three years he is unable to comment on the present condition of roads in the area and what action commissioners might take regarding road maintenance contracts “That s real tough to answer said McCoy We don t intend to do an in depth survey on road conditions We have done a considerable amount of resurfacing in that area as we have all over the county Because of budget restraints in tinroad department McCoy said the department is able to resurface about 40 miles of roads In the county, although more than IOO miles of roads had been identified as in need of repairs He named ll subdivisions around the lake where resurfacing had been performed this year “A number of these subdivisions are 16 to 24 years old,” said McCoy • They were built on caliche and are not up to present day standards and are a continuing source of problems Based on today s budget and (road conditions, we’re really not keeping up with requirements We re losing ground “ The road department currently operates on a $1 9 million budget Monies budgeted this year for road construction and right-of way ac quisition total $536 930 while $488.Ow* is set aside for resurfacing The county this year purchased seal coating and resurfacing equip ment and hopes to increase the amount of roads that can be resurfaced next year by about 2u miles McCoy said road construction can cost anywhere from $8 per linear foot to $ IO depending on rock and other con ditions He also pointed to state law that gives a county ability to continue* maintenance of county roads through incorporated city limits in cities of populations of 1,3x» or less with the city s consent Everyone recognizes they are not going to have enough of a tax base* lo maintain those roads said McCov Holiday John Jaeger services are pending at /.<*-tler Funeral Home for John Jaeger of New Braunfels Jagger 82 died I Vc ut at McKenna Memorial Hospital Continued from Pag* I llClpates heavier traffic tonight on area highways and state trotters wul tie prepared Avo*d drinking and driving and wear your seat belts said Holder Amt please avoid daydreaming Fay attention to what you are doing when you re behind the wheel of a motor vehicle The Department of Public Safety has projected 35 traffic fatalities statewide on roads and highways over the holiday period New Braunfels Police Ll John Worn mack citing few problems with intoxicated drivers in recent years said the public should commend itself for that record and he hopes it continues The last two New y ears haven t tarn a problem and the public should commend itself he said lf pec»pie have been drinking they have goiter, themselves home BARGAIN MATINEES 4 30 TO 5 30 DAILY WALNUT 6 629-6400 BARGAIN NIGHT TUESDAY ^ I VI AIV v lh' A1 IMI I K VIS Ak ' So. ;; ?; J QI 3 Ob I CU ’ Ob 9 OS rn % j ft'/i h* 0 J OO b OO I OO 9 OO Cinderella I? 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