New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 9, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 09, 1989

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 9, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Federal appeals court stops Oliver North trial A federal appeals court halted Oliver Norths frandonaa trial today because of national security eofteerns after a jury was chosen to decide the fate of the fired White Mouse See Page 4 New Braunfels Valentines Day customs Wear y6uf heart on yottf because Valen tine s Day s wot just another invention of business to make us buy yet another card or there is an astonishing little history about the origins and customs Of Cupids official Unicot staying New Braunfels flesday night in A boys ball game m The Unicorns now face fioef the team they hope to surpass for second place at hoffle on Friday M see Page 10 10 64 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS 377 Judge settles plans return to court Zeituns Thursday February 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer BULVERDE If Comal County CourtAtLaw Judge Ronald Prichard and his wife behave for 180 charges of disorderly conduct and assault on a peace officer will be according to a settlement reached Wednesday in justice of the peace court I want to get back to the business of the Prichard We are not going to detest the The main reason for that is that this whole affair has had a very devastating effect on my my Former Precinct 4 Constable Fidel Tamez arrested the judge and his wife Darlene at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8800 hall in Tamez charged the couple with public intoxication and disorderly Prichard also was charged with assaulting a peace offic er after kicking Public intoxication origi nally filed 10 in Precinct 1 Jus Good day tice of the Peace Harold Krucgers were Should they violate the terms of this deferred disposition and a convic tion is entered against they are waiving their right to appeal to county said special prosecutor Andrew Were trying to basically put an end to The couple sat quietly in the cramped quarters of Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Fred Stewarts court around as the case came to a The case was moved to Stewarts court after Krueger and Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc Blanchard refused to hear the case because of Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard Curly Prichards is ineligible to hear the Were not happy with the whole said Prichards attorney Jack Robison after the We feel like this is the most expe See Page 2 Prichard reflects on events As Comal County CourtAtLaw Judge Ronald Prichard found himself on the wrong side of the bench Wed he reflected on the events since his September Ive learned from this experi he Ive learned that a lot of folks perceive elected officials sometimes as being super Im the first to admit I am human flesh and Ive made mistakes in the past and Im not through making Prichard and his wife Darlene were arrested 9 at the Sattlerarea Veterans of Foreign Wars hall by for See Page 2 Loose gravel causes wrecks Gravel on roadways aided drivers contending with icy conditions during New Braunfels fourday winter but the gravel now is causing problems of its Loose gravel may have been the contributing factor in two wrecks in the 700 block of Lakeview Boulevard Wednesday City of New Braunfels Engineer Bill Dobrowolski said the city cur rently is sweeping the gravel from hills and Were starting to pick up the gravel Ryan Alan 535 River rolled his 1980 convertible over around as he traveled south on He sustained no lost went left of cen spun then left roadway and struck fire hydrant and flipped stated the accident report filed by New Braunfels police officer Mike Kami Elizabeth San wrecked her fourdoor Sub aru around when she lost control and left roadway and made slight contact with a telephone See Page 2 Judge Ronald Prichard appeared with his before Pre cinct 3 Justice of the Peace Fred Photo by Deryl Clark Deputy to take constable post The today is expected to reach 52 degrees under sunny skies will be most ly fair but it will low near 32 Its going to warm up Friday when the afternoon high will be 55 degrees under partly cloudy Inside 3 DEAR 14 8 7 1011 TV 2 Stammtisch Safe and healthy snacks that youngsters can prepare themselves will be and prac at the New Braunfels Child rens Museum this The afterschool snackmaking work shops will begin every 30 minutes between 330 and and will be led Extension Agent fat Anderson and Program Assis tant Debbie Cost is the admission to the museum and children are invited to tour the Kitchens and Cultures exhibit fol lowing the snack A Parade of American Music will be presented by New Braun fels Musis Study Club along with SProe special tonight aj Seele Parish Auditorium at the First Protestant Church at the comer of Seguin and The galled will feature and melodies from Broadway mus including tunes from Okla and The teM Tbs King gnd v Bfft Nffly will perform witft some firojrn jjie Southwest Tew State University Workjbop and fljg New Iiiynfejs ctowwpty aoraie will appear on die Also appearing will be Ronnie Schwab ta Tobys Oajase Studio awl other guests will be Donna Jane Stephany Lois and James Gerhardt and This program is open to the a 09 so head on out join them for a musical County chapief of Red will host Plan established during workshop City moving ahead on goals By DAVID BUILTA Staff Writer The city is making considerable progress in accom plishing goals set during a New Braunfels City Council retreat and staff workshop in the We have made remarkable progress in almost all areas that were set as said City Manager Paul There were a total of 10 goals with many subgoals under each set for the staff to try to He said progress has been made by implementing per sonnel a new pay and thebeginning of an employee evaluation Grohman designed the pay plan and evaluation system inhouse representing a savings to the Coun cil approved the meritbased pay plan 23 and Fridays paychecks will reflect the We are currently working on next years involving many people who have not been active in the process in prior Grohman We are gearing up to make major changes in our computer and look ing at setting up a capital improvement program as called for by the We are still very optimistic about 911 and the good things it can do for the people of New he At the 91 1 operation has very severe space lim This was also a concern of the entire city council at the workshop The emergency service could be offered in New Braun By getting more people involved in the management we can do our jobs and usually at a lower Manager Paul Grohman fels in November or December of this year the police department docs not have room to accommodate the 911 Grohman said a properly implemented computer sys tem could save the city almost Currently in development the changes in the computer system for the city do not include additional although the city manager said some could be required in the He said council members recognized the major prob lems confronting the city are building adequate staffing and He said some minor goals have already been imple They include the installation of suggestion boxes and the placement of photos of department Mayor Doug and himself in public Grohman said the photos will give the public knowledge of who is in charge of a particular The city manager said minor costs were incurred with the but were well within the The costs A man who as the right hand man for Precinct 4 Constable Fidel Tamez for four years is now fill ing his George Wolf was appointed to the constables position Wednesday by Comal County Commissioners He will serve a twoyear Tamez resigned from the position to take a job as deputy at the Comal County sheriffs office Tamez said one of the reasons he resigned to take a position with the sheriffs office was because he wasnt receiv ing an adequate The position is allotted a salary of I enjoy working with Wolf I hope to make Precinct 4 a safer community for our people to live See Page 2 George Wolf Schools delay tests See Page 2 Some students in area schools have been given a short reprieve on taking the Texas Educational Assessment of Mimimum Skills Texas Education Agency gave Comal and New Braunfels indepen dent school districts oneweek exten sions for the TEAMS testing period for grades 7 and 9 because of inclement weather which closed school Monday and The test had been set for Wednesday and CISD will test all four grades Tues Wednesday and Thursday of next week 1416 and give makeups the following NBISD is testing third and fifth graders and Students in the seventh and ninth grade will be tested Wed and Thursday of next Makeups will be given the following Study puts district on track for growth Queen of Hearts A demographic analysis and enroll ment projection study will help New Braunfels Independent School Dis trict track student population and make longrange The district recently received the study it hired the Austin firm of Har ner and Associates to Charles NBISD super said the demographic analysis would be used in longrange planning in terms of moving bounda looking at sehppl and plan njng Jpr I guess we always had a feeling but we never realized that 76 percent of students are inside the bounda ries pf County Line Road and Loop said More than three put of four youngsters are within the He said knowing where the majori ty pf the live enables the dis trict to plan fox school We can gang together liie we have Memorial Prinjary and new it really works better for us because our population is congre gating in a very small he NB 1SD has been growing steadily throughout the 1980s and Dennis Harass principal investigator for the expects it to cootiaufi to Shortterm economic problems will the healthy growth of the Dennis Harner Shortrterm economic problems will not alter the healthy growth of the said He said location is the primary key to Because of Interstate New Braunfels is within easy com muting distance to San In the 1980 15 percent of work ers from New Braunfels were employed in Bexar or Guadalupe counties and more than 3 percent worked in the Austin metropolitan fa all these percen tages have increased in the last eight Harner The building of the regional disjribution center just north pf New Bisunfels also shows bpw adaptive the location is lor serving the of central Harner prepared three spenarips for the study high midrange growuX and Ipw New graunfels High School students have been active week with many Queen of Hearts fyn activities to help pay for the production of The Unicorn Each class has sponsored fyn inelydjng tonights Fyn Night at whjcn will pit the classes against each The week will end Saturday night with a dance at wtari the cJass rajang the most money crowns a King and Queen of Candi dates back row from Kim Bing and Jimmy seniors Melinda Villanueva and Marcus juniors and Lisa Gomez and Andrew sophomores and Moses Cam pos and Courtney Photo by Deryl Clark ;