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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 28, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Senate committee backs state lottery amendment AUSTIN The fears of people who oppose creating a Texas l6ttefy ate not based oft says the sponsor of a praposed edftstitatiotiai mem for a lottery that was approved by a Seriate com Symphony Society hosts young artist contest The Symphony Society is sponsoring its annual Young Artists Competition oft March 4 in the Bertha Ayefs Kecital Mall on the Texas Lutheran lege campus in The finals for the competition are open to the free of beginning at 4 j way today thirdranked Valley plays its first gami Canyon visits San fall season toaay sets under New As iison while age New Braunfels 77 707 New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituno S 377880 5126259144 Tuesday February 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages Resid By STEPHANIE DAVIS StaffWrlter Sexually oriented businesses could face adversity if they set up shop in Comal County following a clear mes sage sent by local citizens to county commissioners Monday regulate the sex We have a familyoriented coun said Richard pastor of Bible Baptist If we have things like massage spas youre going to destroy the attitude of this Comal County commissioners heard comments from citizens who packed the courtroom during an after noon public hearing limited to 30 Commissioners will consid er an order soon prohibiting sex shops from locating within feet of child care dwell public parks or speak Im for it order because we need to control the atmosphere that our people are Ive not been there I hope you havent been Weir told if one even moves within feet of our Im going to be out there With a picket sign every time somebody I might be taking he The order patterned after Harris Countys ordinance was proposed by Precinct 2 Comal County Commis sioner Neil Craigmile 27 to stop the illicit businesses from moving to Comal The proposal came in light of Bexar Countys crackdown on sex fewer than 30 miles away from New Comal County wants to be ready to protect itself against the San Antonio businesses if they move this Craigmile I have very strong convictions gainst p regarding this said Susan I consider it injurious to the people that work for businesses of this nature injurious to the For a community whose prosperi ty depends on tourism and family fun those kinds of things are not con ducive to family A resolution passed by commis sioners states massage love nude or model ing studios should not be located within three miles of schools or residential But commissioners noted the three mile criteria wouldnt stand up legally in Thats prohibitive for a legitimate massage parlor or anything like Craigmile Its the illicit that were trying to get not the legiti They must be they See Page 2 Council MY whaibig teeth bid for street By DAVID BUILT A Staff Writer Construction of the controversial Walnut Avenue extension will start in 10 to 15 days and should be com pleted by New Braunfels City Council accepted a bid from Fis cher Construction for the con struction of Walnut Avenue from Gardenia Street to feet north of County Line The local firm was the low It was an excellent Some esti mantes were up to said City Manager Paul Wfere very pleased we could award the bid to a local contractor because it helps the economy to hire local Council recently awarded a con tract to Fischer to construct feet of the extension from County Line Road at a cost of approximately The Walnut Avenue extension is the second largest of the street con struction projects New Braunfels vot ers approved in the 1985 bond The sale of bonds allocated Commissioners approve plan to hire more jailers Six new jailers will join the Comal County sheriffs office soon after county commissioners finally conceded Monday to Sheriff Jack Bremers consistent requests to hire additional detention Its a said Comal County Commissioner Precinct 4 Clyde Jacobs after the This may be all we Commissioners have their job to do and I have my job to Bremer Theirs is to protect the taxpayers mine is to provide a service to the It takes cooperation on both Commissioners denied Bremers request for nine addi tional jailers 5 because of a lack of During a NB bank wins bid for countys funds commissioners court workshop Brcmci requested 14 extra jailers after Jack executive director of the Texas Commission on Jail toured the facility and found an employee Crump recommended 46 employees operate the There are currently 32 men and women employed at the Im very elated commissioners court gave us additional Bremer said Its probably my fault that I could not communicate to them the urgency that I feel about Im absolutely convinced that I See Page 2 These lifesize porcelain replicas of Little Red Riding Hood and the nasty wolf belonged to and John Faust and always sat on the landing of the old Victorian Faust built in at 361 San The bought in are now on display at the Memorial Hermann Seele later built a photo by er Drive and County Line Road will be used for extra costs of the Walnut Avenue also has authorized Groh man to advertise for bids for the reconstruction of Morningside Funds remaining in the street portion of the 1985 bond issue will be used to pay for the Grohman estimates it will cost between and for the At this I think it will be frug al to an outside he Comal County Commissioners approved awarding the countys bank depository contract to New Braunfels National Bank after a unanimous vote Monday in a regular meeting of the MBank currently has the countys which ends April MBank did not bid for the contract it has held for two Texas Commerce Bank and NBNB were the only banks vying for the Both banks propose the county be paid interest on checking accounts and the county pay fees for services performed by the said County Auditor They both gave us the opportunity to maximize our The cost of services will be offset by the income generated by the interestbearing checking he Texas Commerce Bank proposed percent for the interest rate on the checking NBNB offered Commissioners also granted Motorola the radio maintenance Crime Stoppers sets up jail to raise funds The band stand oh New Braunfels Main Plaza willserve as a jail for a day March 17 when Crime Stoppers sponsors its first jailathon to raise money for the programs reward Arrest warrants are on sale for persons wanting someone arrested in the local Crime Stoppers board of directors This is your chance to get back at your boss or close friend while benefitting the local Crime Stop pers said Don who chairs the local People can purchase arrest warrants naming a certain individual who will be placed under arrest for Individuals targeted in the warrants will face charges ranging from womanizing to sleeping in church and each will be asked to solicit dona tions to match the bond placed on the Some of those persons named in the warrants will be allowed to jwm themselves in to authorities on the day of the jailathon while others will actu ally be taken into ciistody whije at Each person arrested will be required to spend some time behind bars in the convened band Ferguson Its all in fun in an attempt to raise money for the local Crime Stoppers prog ram which pays cash for tips clearing local Arrest warrants can be purchased for until Friday at New Braunfels Polica Keith Moores office in New Braunfels and at the Times Guardian in Crime Stoppers board members encourage all citizens to help the program by purchasing warrants and helping those personsnamed in the warrants make their v M I 1 1 CISB adding buses to fleet business 38 area school district is operating its Importation department as Comal Independent School District adding 10 new school buses to its fteet the second week of The dJSlrict ordered the 1987 March 1988 at a cost of Transportation is big business when you have a budget over I mjl and we try to operate like a big said Kenny C1SD transportation The uanspor IStiondepartment is operating witha budget this fiscal He plans to remove hjee 1970 bUges from service and may remove gather seven The disuict still i8 transporting students two five itftflofek and few 1975roodel of way we cpuW cut majntance Wompitf school buses are expen sive because they jnyst constantly be major repairs to transmissions and steering gears must be reduce tune anjj post 9f operation because they require only routine Should there be a jnajoj the manufacturers warranty shoyJld cover toe cost of Franklin Were going to try to sell some of the bw were not going to jump out and sell all Franklin have you have fleet flJLso two four i aagtSi fer flr fiwj two Good day Its cooler and skies arc The high today was expected to reach 63 under cloudy skies with occasional The low tonight will be Wednesday morning will be cloudy but it could be partly cloudy by The high Wednesday will be The low Wednesday night will be Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Tonight is the last scheduled meeting of the Cancer Support Group organized by Southwest Oncology McKenna Memorial Hospital and Hospice New The topic will be Go for the Gusto Where do I go from here and will be pre sented by registered nurse Opal The meeting is from 6 to at the Garza Street Classroom across from the main entrance to Group orga nizers will discuss the future of the group with persons attending tonights so if you are interested in seeing the group con youre urged to go tonight and voice your All cancer patients current and formerly family members and friends and anyone else interested is Marsch und Wandergruppe will meet tonight at at the American Legion 410 The Catholic churches of New Braunfels Saints Peter and Our Lady of Perpetual and Holy Family are conduct ing an outreach this Lenten As part of the the churches are conducting Wel come Home The next two sessions are Wednesday from 9 to and again from 7 to and are at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Landa A quesiionand answer format will be used so people are invited to either or both The goals of the church visita tions and the Welcome Home ses sions are to invite persons to find See Page 2   

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