Tuesday, May 2, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 2, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Exxon revises plttiilj wants Alaska wants to bum or toy the sludge tecoVered lir up the nations worst oil and says envifbhmental laws may have to be bypassed to ffie Seepages Sumy AIDS crisis r AP r The ADDS crisis is giving a to sex education hit is also crowding other criti cal sexual topics out of the concluded a nationwide survey released 410 M009 SO WE ST H I CROPUBL T SK I HG 2201 PLZ SUITE 300 TX 76006 102 as baseball winds down Jiyy will try to clinch the final District 2JJ4A baseball playoff berth today while firstplace New Braunfels hosts Sfttithson Valley will try to rebound from a loss to the Greyhounds with a vic tory at home over Schertz Clemens Seepage New Braunfels 122 New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 377880 5126259144 Tuesday May 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages Good day Beautiful springlike weather is in the forecast for the next few Todays with a chance of afternoon should reach about 85 followed by a low tonight of Wednesday should see early morning clouds with plenty of afternoon sun and a high of Temperatures will get warmer each day and by the afternoon high should reach near 90 with overnight lows in the mid to upper Inside DEAR TV 2 Stammtisch Learn how to protect yourself and your property tonight at a Crime Prevention Course titled You and Me Against The sponsored by the Safe City begins at 7 at Canyon High Topics will range from senior citizens safety to neighborhood watch All residents are encouraged to attend the free safe ty An international evangelist is ministering in revival at the New Braunfels Foursquare Gospel Church today and Wednesday at 7 both The church is a halfmile west of Interstate 35 on FM 306 the road to Canyon Geronimo Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor its annual Bake Sale May 13 beginning at 9 at the Geronimo Fire Station on 123 in downtown across from the Navarre The sale is the Saturday before Mothers Day and would be a great to pick up a tasty treat for Boy Scout Troop 757 is collect ing donations for its third annual rummage No item is too large or small and proceeds from the sale will defray the cost of summer camp for the Call Dee Ryden at Jim Thompson at or Mer lene Peters at 6250345 for pick up of Items also can be taken to Rydens home at 480 Santa The sale will be May Comal County Sportsman Asso ciation will not have a fish fry May The next one will be May This is the first call for books for the Dittlinger Friends of the Library book sale 6 and For pickup of call Lucille Douma at 6293048 or Blanche Sanders at Sale organiz ers ask that no textbooks be donated for the Smithson Valley Middle School PTA will sponsor an endofthe schoolyear dance for all SVMS stud wits May 12 from 7 to 10 in the San Antonio disc jockey Mark CarriUp will entertain the Admission is sodas will cost 25 cents and other refreshments will be pro vided by ID cards must be presented and instant photos will be taken for Parents are reminded to pick up their children promptly at 10 For mow or to volunteer to call Cynthia Champjin at 4387298 or Sherri Grubb at Don president of the Guadalupe Valley Shrine reports its members will be avail able at and Wal Mart Saturday from 9 to 6 2 Seeds of conservation Lamar kindergarten student Jessica and Claudia Castilleja with Mens Garden Club President Dan at checked out the 4by8 garden plot cared for by students at with the help of the Mens Garden Club at Faith United Church of Through many dona the club has fenced the supplied a water plowed and tilled the club also received donations of seeds and tools from various Five parents and club members helped 101 students plant the garden and the fruits of their labor are now being The children get to take home the vegetables they have which include let sweet pop green snap beans and The pur pose of the program is to teach young gardeners that food has to be raised by someone and does not just appear at the supermarket by Club members said the children are learning to work together and know they have a responsibili ty to care for the Photo by Deryl Clark Petition drive reaches goal By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer More than signatures were gathered in April from residents in the Comal Appraisal District wanting the issue of tax consolidation on an August according to figures released Monday by commissioners The response of the electorate was overwhelming in favor in putting this item on the said Precinct 2 Commissioner Neil Theres really no telling how many people participated in this proposal because people kept coming in at dif ferent Craigmile and Precinct 4 Commis sioner Clyde along with citi zens supporting the gathered signatures at the post office and in The See Page 2 Talks stop sale of station Final touches are being put on an agreement that averted the sale of a local radio station scheduled for today at the Comal County Were Were not through said attorney John Dierksen this We feel like weve got an agreement in principle and its just a matter of putting it down into written Former owners of KGNBKNBT Comal Broadcasting Company foreclosed April 10 on the New Braunfels Broadcasting which currently operates the Default has occurred in the pay ment of the indebtedness secured by the deed of trust and in the perfor See Page 2 truck spills fuel on road An 18wheeler jackknifed on an Interstate 35 exit ramp around this morning causing diesel fuel to spill on the It happened so said truck driver Joe who was driving a truck for Southwest Neon Signs out of San Carpenter was exiling at WalMart to drive to Sizzlcr restaurant to deliver a He appa See Page 2 city voting ends this afternoon Sheriff seeks money for a crime network By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Combining and organizing intelli gence information could crack down on traveling criminals who hit and Hays counties all in one said Sheriff Jack A criminal justice grant would sup port the creation of an intelligence gathering office to target these By combining all the information and having it I think we can eliminate or at least help each other solve a lot of these burglaries and other Bremer told Comal County Commissioners Court during a workshop meeting These crooks dont have franchises on ter rority and they move readily in between Hays County and Guadalupe County and San Marcos and New Bremer asked commissioners to sign resolutions next week supporting the Guadalupe and Hays coun tys sheriffs offices and New Braun fels Police Department and San Mar cos Police Department are pursuing See Page 2 Shuttle Countdown starts anew for Atlantis CAPE AP Electricity flowed into Atlantis beginning a new countdown toward a Thursday afternoon blastoff after crews fixed fuel system problems that caused a lastminute launch The shuttle is to carry into space five astronauts who are to propel a robot spacecraft to explore the planet The countdown began on time at 8 when a test director sum See Pago 2 With only hours left to do absentee voters today continue to make a steady trail to polling places to cast their ballots in school board and city Comal Independent School Dis tricts board of trustees has two posi tions up for grabs and four persons wanting to fill those Incumbent Carter now serving as board is running for a third Other contenders are district court administrator Martin teacher William and businessman Dan Incumbent Don Tyler did not seek The CISD race is for two atlarge seats and the two highest votegetters will be the As of this 96 per sons had cast absentee ballots at the CISD business office and 30 persons See Page 2 Industry wants citys support for state grant A small New Braunfels corporation is asking for monetary support to expand and stay in the so the City of New Braunfels could apply for Department of Commerce funds During a special City Council meeting Monday night at City Tom president of Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commer explained the corporations situa tion and how the city can apply for Texas Capital See Page 2 Window etching program aimed at car thieves By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Take a few minutes to practice car theft prevention tips this month and save days of anguish when an auto mobile is May is Vehicle Theft Prevention month in New Braunfels and the Safe City Commission has made a deal to drive off every auto thief in etching car windows with identification One of the most costeffective deterrenti of auto theft is the etching of your Yfihjicle Mftiitiificatiop Num ber into your vehicle said Crime Prevention Officer Martin Mfyer of New Braunfels Police The along with New Braunfels New Car Dealers Associa tion and Independent Insurance Agents of New unveiled a plan Monday in a press conference to use window etching p curb local auto Its a very quick said Commission Director Don A marked vehicle is less likely to be stolen and The service will be offered four limes in May a local car dealerships for a Money raised will pay for supplies and support the Etching reduces the blackmarket value pf the ajod the incentive to steal Ferguson adding the veh icles identification cant be changed unless ill the etched glass is The commission is tackling the problem of auto thefts because of ris ing incidents of the he its our judging from the sta tistics and comparing those to that auto theft is becoming one of this citys fastestgrowing property crimes and the time has come to tackle that particular Auto theft incidences have increased 61 percent in New Braun fels in the past five years resulting in a million There are a couple of reasons that weve seen such a substantial increase in the city over the last five years and some of those reasons include the apathy on the part of car the relative ease of which cars can be sto and also the lucrative prices which are paid on stolen cars or stolen Ferguson I think you will find nationwide that car stealing is on the which were not exempt from those Mayer Most cars are stolen at groc ery store parking apartment com plexes and other areas with high traff ic he Cars most frequently stolen in New from most popular to include Chevrolet pickup Chevrolet automobiles Ford automobiles Ford trucks and Mercury Oldsmobile automobiles and Kawaski motorcy cles Plymouths and Honda Comal County motorists who opt for window etching could be eligible for a state insurance discount of up to 6 Etchers will be at Bluebonnet 315 Seguin May 6 Milt Ferguson Motor 699 San Antonio May 13 Krueger 386 San Antonio May 20 Becker Motor 547 Seguin May For more call the Safe City office at

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