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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 15, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                Analysts say Bush plan ttinuiiajcesfor WAsffiNOf5N AP percent of tut benefits torn President Bushs proposed cut in capitalgains would go td people with incomes over a congressional analysts See Page 6 A Rangers suffer 1st loss in on playoffs New Br auttfeis edged Smithson Valley 21 in a Dis trict 26 soccer match at Unicorn Stadium on Both teams can flow teach the playoffs with victories in their remaining See Page 13A 410 M009 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHTNG 2201 BROOKHOLLOW PLZ SUITE 300 TX 76006 101 with scrumptious pies the month of Marchis full of special days to be remembered the Ides 6f March on the Pat ricks Day oil the and Josephs Day on the See Page 2B Braufifels March 1989 25 Cents 88 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS 377880 5126259144 Two 24 Pages March winds in A onecar accident claimed the life of a Spring Branch youth Tuesday afternoon on Rebecca Creek Johnny Raymond died of massive head injuries after being transferred by Spring Branch EMS to Medical Center Hospital in San Anto nio following the mishap at a senior at Smithson Val ley High was one of seven passengers in the bed of a truck driven by Stephen Charles DeLeon fell from the bed when he stood up as the vehicle rounded a slightcurve on Rebecca Creek Road near Cypress Cove according to the report by Department of Public Good day A cool front is blowing through the area you have noticed the high winds this But those winds were supposed to blow the cool right down to the coast by this Todays high is expected to reach 75 with an overnight low of Thursday will see partly cloudy skies with a high 75 and a low of Fri day will see a high of 80 and a low of Saturday highs in the 70s Inside DEAR A TV Stammtisch i If your youngsters have spring fever this Saturdays kite workshops at the New Braunfels Childrens Museum in Courtyard Shopping Center may be the Children can participate in the at 1 and at no hew projects will be started after Satur for which includes admission to he museum and the cost of Kites made in the workshops will hang at the museum until the March 30 Tastes of the Town at the Civic That visitors to the Tastes will sample treats from 30 area foodrelated businesses and will vote on their favorite kites in such categories as most Tickets to the Tastes of the from 6 to 9 are available at the Buck Citizens National Krause The Gold Whataburger The Overlan der in Lacks Furniture in and Zales in North Star Safe City Commission continues its neighborhood meetings Thursday at 7 gt Canyon High School for resi dents living in the and Seville street For more call Canyon High School drama department presents Scapino a pky at in the high school commons Tickets are in advance and the door for the Foothil County Personal Com puter User Group has esuMshed regular monthly meetings each 1 SM 2A Safety Trooper Michael The vehicle was traveling at approximately 30 miles per hour at the time of the Heitkamp who was driving a vehicle owned by Inez DeLeon at the victims cited for not having a drivers Other passengers were Jason Debbie Marie Davis and Rose Davis all of Spring Branch also Laura Yvette and Charles Michna of Bulverde and Robert Kitter of Mirana The other passengers were not Board votes for fees Wateroriented businesses using Cypress Bend Park as a pickup point may be asked to pay a fee for using thecity The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is recommending City Council charge a flat annual fee to businesses using Cypress Bend Park to pick up been talking to Rick Rivers of Rockin R River Rides for the past three They are the primary users of Cypress Bend Park as a cus tomer said Parks and Recre ation Director David Rockin R and Guadalupe Outpost have made voluntary donations for use of the Whatley said other businesses also use Cypress Bend Park as a but do not cpntri bute At least five outfitters have used Cypress Bend Park in the I dont have any said Zero Rivers of Rockin We use the park a whole lot and the main reason we use it is because it is cost effective See Page 2A Judge wants program for prisoners By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Keeping lowsecurity prisoners out of jail and on highway cleanup crews would save Comal County money and benefit those convicted by performing some good oldfashioned says Comal County CourtAtLaw Judge Ronald I personally dont think laying around watching TV is as rehabilita tive as a little elbow Pri chard Prichard and other county officials are exploring the feasibility of a prog which allows certain lowrisk prisoners to choose between picking up trash along highways or sitting in jail for their It sounds like a good said Comal County Sheriff Jack I think it would help the overcrowd ing situation and it would also benefit the I certainly would be interested in it and willing to give it a Persons who cant pay their fines ultimately end up in jail also See Page 2A Locals back Spring break is comiog just Mxtifne for alUthe cases of spring fever in The recent March winds blowing in some warm weather and helping to feed the kiteeating trees such as this The forecast looks like it will be good kite weather all week with highs in the 70s and 80s and lows in the upper 50s and low Never spring break actually starts Friday afternoon for local Photo by Deryl Clark From STAFF REPORTS A bill recently approved by the Tex as Senate allowing judges to charge probationers up to for payment to local Crime Stoppers organizations will hurt those trying to straighten out their critics ofthe legislation But Don director of New BraunfelsComal County Crime Stop said the legislation is needed to ensure some income for the prog rams reward In these times of a faltering cco See Page 2A Organizations facing deadline Organizations wishing to receive a portion of the citys revenue from Room Occupancy Tax must submit an application to the City Secret ary no later than 5 April New Braunfels City Council approved criteria established by the Arts and Cultural Commission to use in considering The commission also has formulated a uniform application form to use this The councilappointed commission will be using the following criteria when considering requests for funding applicant groups should be an ongoing or historical preservation group serving the New Braunfels the primary objective of each applicant group should be the or pre servation of or historic each applicant group must demonstrate that tax funds are expended in a manner directly and promoting tourism and the convention and hotel applicant groups should be non profit organizations with a 501c3 designation by the Internal Revenue The commission will consider applicants who have made application and Ikels elected chairman of Edwards directors A Comal County Director of the Edwards Underground Water District has been elected to serve as chairman of the panel for the next two Kenneth who has rep resented Comal County in the district since February said the position he was elected to Tuesday will be a He replaces Bexar County Director Robert Hasslocher as its a big Ikels We are going through some difficult times since we lost two western Our main concern will continue to be preserving and protecting the We have a vested interest in legis lation now at the Dcels referring to a bill to regulate groundwater in the Edwards He and other representatives of the water district worked on the bill which was introduced to the House and Senate We even contributed money for Ikels In addition to electing directors of the water district also selected Gordon Clark as the new general He replaces Tom Fox who resigned several months ago to join a San Antonio engineering With the new general manager and a new chairman we will go through a transition period then well start moving Ikels Bank holding company estimates 1988 losses DALLAS AP The Federal Deposit Insurance says Dallas based MCorp has estimated its banks losses in 1988 will exceed iacludjuog 3 loss of mil lion in the fourth FDIC officials said Tuesday the 1888 loss projection for MCorps 25 banks is the first revealed ty the holding is ujftdergoing an extensive by fed eral regulators and has not yet reported final financial figures for last The loss is the largest annual loss ever recorded by a Texas banking company and is further evidence of the companys deteriorating condi analysts MCorp last fall requested a federal ly assisted bailout as problem real estate loans After looking over the Rawest garbage city sanitation and fleet management talks with ejriver John ny Garcia about the nm stateoftheart garbage collection Photo by Deryl Clark are awaiting receipt of their nonprofit each applicant will comply with all regula tions and requirements pertaining to grant reci pients including but not limited to financial report and groups should actively endeavor to involve the community in its and member and attempt to promote and educate regarding its artistic or historical The commission will review funding requests at a meeting April 11 at in the New Braun fels Utilities Meeting Equipment modernizes collections By DAVID BUILT A Stan Writer The city has received new equip ment that is expected to bring local commerical garbage collection up to a stateofthe art A 1989 Peterbilt frontloading commercial refuse collection truck was delivered to the city It is an addition to the fleet of two used frontend loaders recently purchased by the The new truck was budgeted in this years fiscal plan at a purchase price of When I came in 10 months we recognized the need of commer cial routes to upgrade our service to commercial and residential said City Manager Paul We have already made great strides in better service with the two used frontend and this truck will just expand a good Features on the new garbage truck incorporate the latest technology and advanced said director of sanitation and fleet man agement for the The vehicles capacity is pounds of carrying 32 cubic yards in compaction and another eight yards in the Tbe three frontloading trucks are more efficient than ones which have   

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