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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 16, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Child cafe plan taking on partisan overtones KeMritett Bush administration and the Democraticcontrolled Con gress ate vying furiously to gain credit fof helping American families afford satisfactory child See Page 6 NBC A supgortmrun circles The third annual at New Braunfels Christian Academy Mifch 10 to have been a thanks to sponsors who Supported the stu dents and other participants as they jogged to raise money for the 410 M009 MTCPOPUBLISH 201 BROOKHOLLOW PLZ SUITE 300 102 Hunting returns to Texas in the form of the sprine turkey which begins on April Now is the time hunters should begin scouting locations for the elusive See Page 12 New Braunfels 89 707 Landa New Braunfels Texas 73130 USPS Zeituno Thursday March 1989 25 Cents One 14 Pages Grand jury indicts By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A Spring Branch woman was indicted Wednesday by a Comal County grand jury on charges of shooting and killing her husband recently and attempting to murder him in In a session lasting until after 6 the grand jury handed up 15 indictments on 15 counts to 11 Virginia Mary Specht remains in the Comal County jail in lieu of an bond on the murder charge and a bond for the attempted murder She is charged with shooting Larry Wayne HCR Box in Good day was expected to break through the early morning clouds today with the high temperature reaching The overnight low will be 62 The forecast calls for more of the same for the weekend with early morning clouds followed by sunshine in the The highs will be around 80 degrees and the lows will be in the mid DEAR 10 1112 TV 2 Stammtisch The GermanAmerican Society of New Braunfels will host the Bid Band Blechschaden at Heidelberg Halle Tuesday at Bid Band Blechschaden is tour the United States and will play in Dallas and New York State after leaving New Blechschaden was formed in 1977 in from a group of former students and friends of leader Detlef From the the band has played Big Band and Jazz Tickets are for adults and for students and are available at Centex Office Henne New Braunfels Juwelier and at the Proceeds will benefit the New Braunfels GermanAmerican Societys scho larship fund which awards three scholarships each year to students who have shown a proficiency in the German For more call Helgard Suhr at Comal Garden Club is sponsor ing a wildflower tour April The bus will leave Walnut Square Shopping Center at and return at Points of interest include Chapel Washington on the The Antique Roses Nursery and what remains of the first Baylor Uni Lunch will be at the Washington Price of the including is Reser vations must be made by March Call Betty Lou Rushing at with an international flair the program for a free concert to be gjven by Comal County Community Band Sunday some music for the T said Arlen director of the The band is a 0 com muftjiy residents ranging in age frqpi their teens to their the back with a highpowered rifle March 2 while he was in his He died later that night during surgery at Medical Center Hospital in San The 44yearold civil service work er at Kelly Air Force Base was en route to his home when he was shot at the entrance of his located off 281 North and FM Specht was also indicted on an attempted murder charge for shooting her husband in the shoulder in again as he was near his Other indictments returned by the grand jury were Mel gar of Open States Sub division was indicted on two charges Wednesday including aggravated sex ual assault of a child and indecency with a was arrested 25 along with his wife Virginia for the abuse of a 6yearold and 2yearold Allen of San Antonio was indicted on charges of aggravated possession of a controlled possession of a controlled and possession of a con trolled substance with intent to He was arrested in January when members of the Alamo Area Narco tics Task Force stopped his 1984 Chevrolet pickup truck on Texas See Page 2 Board approves funds for water New Braunfels Utilities has been awarded funds to purchase surface water from Canyon Lake for its prop osed water treatment The Edwards Underground Water Districts board of directors gave final approval of a million contractfor the purchase of surface water for the NBU facility at a meeting Tuesday in San The money will be pro vided to the utilities during a fiveyear period to purchase acre feet of water per year from the Guadalupe Blanco River Approxi mately has been allocated for the water purchase per I think this is a very positive move of the part of the said NBU General Manager Bob Were very proud the Edwards and the com munity of New Braunfels for support ing surface The district agreed to pay the cur rent rate of per acre with NBU funding any increase in the cost over the span of the Committee votes for nomination of Cheney WASHINGTON AP The Senate Armed Services Committee voted today to approve the nomi nation of Defense Secretarydesignate Dick a sixterm congressman praised by the panels chairman for his honor and The vote came exactly one week after the Senate rejected the nomina tion of former Texas John Tower and handed President Bush a major defeat in his first highstakes clash with Majority Leader George said Wednesday mat the full Senate probably would vote on the Cheney nomination before the Senate begins a twoweek The panels Sam who led the fight against praised Cheney Wed nesday as a person of honor and The Wyoming congressman won wide popularity among his colleagues Hill as House minority the secondranking Republican leadershiip post in the Sohn said NBU will pay GBRA when invoices are received and then be reimbursed by Edwards Under ground Water The water dis trict is funding the project because it will result in from the Edwards The surface water plant will treat an additional acre feet of water which will be withdrawn from the Guadalupe NBU is transferring its Comal River water rights to the Guadalupe River to get the additional Plans for the surface water facility are currently being designed and the project could go out for bids this The Edwards Underground Water District conservation committee unanimously voted to recommend the Edwards Board approve the purchase in December and directors approved the funding See Page 2 Harold Voges helps out his granddaughter Jessica a seventh grade 4H member from Smithspn Valley Middle by moving her hogs through the pens to get weighed at the 21st annual Comal County Junior Livestock Market hogs and breeding swine arrived Wednesday at the county fairgrounds in preparation for the youth Swine judging starts Arriving today to be judged Friday are rabbits and Homemaking judging also is Photo by Deryi Clark Officials take tour of landfill By DAVID BUILTA Staff Writer Waste Management is proud of Comal County Landfill and to show that the firm invited city and county officials to tour the facility Since purchasing the landfill from the City of New Braunfels and Comal County July Waste Manag ment has worked to clean up the New Braunfels Mayor Doug Mill City Manager Paul Assistant City Manager Hector City Councilmembers Arno Bill and Eddie Temple were joined on the tour by Comal County Commissioners Jumbo Evans and Pat Tom president of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commer and several city staff members also took the We wanted to improve service for our customers and general overall appearance for our said Jim site Hedges and a 6foot chain link fence have been placed around the and slopes are being worked from the outside in so people passing by will see grass instead of Meinholz said major changes created by Waste Management at the landfill are accessibility and appear In the he he hopes the landfill will have a citizens collec See Page 2 Tyler not to seek reelection Don Tyler has announced he will not seek reelection to the Comal Independent School District Board of Making the announcement at Tylers request Wednes CISD Superintendent Bill Brown said Tyler would not seek another term because his San Antoniobased building business has picked Tyler has served one threeyear term on the Brown made the announcement at a luncheon Wednes day which the district hosts monthly for media Incumbent Carter currently board has filed for a place on the ballot in the May 6 She is joined by Martin district court administra and William Bill a San Antonio Filing continues until 5 Two atlarge positions on the board will be decided in the EUWD board names new general manager The Edwards Underground Water District board of directors has appointed Gordon Clark as the dis tricts new general The decision announced Tuesday follows several months of delibera tion between the boards administra tion committee and Pierce Keay and the personnel consult ing firm hired by the district to facili tate the selection will leave his position as director of the Northeast Service Cen ter of the San Antonio City Water Board to assume his new role at the district as soon as A civil Clark retired as full colonel after 27 years with the Army Corps of He served as District Engineer of the Corps Galveston District from Clark is a graduate of the Air Force Academy and received a masters degree in Civil Engineering from Texas Challenges which will be facing the district as it moves through the rest of 1989 and into the 1990s are working for the passage of legislation to effec tively manage the resources of the Edwards Aquifer continuing com prehensive studies and investigations regarding the nature and limitations of the Edwards Aquifer and participat ing with others in the region in the further development of the Regional Water Resources FBI checking claims of bomb responsibility nothing in our questioning of hm that would in any way interfere with his ability to be secretary of and I believe a successful secretary of Tree Care have season and by Bruno Schwab estimates he will have com pleted about half of the 900 trees in the Some of the espe cially the ones near the have f ver recejved any SAN DIEGO AP The FBI says it is checking into claims by a radio station caller that a group called Guar dians of the Islamic Revolution planted the bomb that destroyed a van driven by the wife of the USS Vincen nes trustees at the private school where the skippers wife teaches scheduled an emergency meeting today in response to parents concern about student safety if Sharon Rogers returns to her fourthgrade The who spoke with a Middle Eastern accent and claimed to be a member of the linked Fri days car bombing to last Julys downing of an Iranian jetliner by a missile fired from the the radio station All 290 people aboard of me jet were killed when Will Rogers in gave the order to fire in the belief the aircraft was an attacking The caller to Los Angeles radio sta tion KNX on Wednesday also Sw 2
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