Thursday, May 11, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 11, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Hospital faces future with seme of history It hasnt always been McKenna Memorial The facilitys former New Braunfels was the name given the institution upon its establish ment in Located about one mile north of the Pla za between Union and Houston the entire block formerly was a Wasteful spending costs billion a AUSTIN AP A private study says the Texas state government could save taxpayers at least bil lion a year if it cleaned up its wasteful spending habits and See below 410 M009 103 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHING 2201 BPOOKHOLLOW PLZ 300 TX 76006 bound for state meet New Braunfels junior Cory Rauch and Canyon sophomore Shannon Albrecht will compete in the Class 4A state track meet in Austin on Rauch will take pan in the pole vault beginning at i while Albrecht funs the 1600 at See Page 8 New Braunfels 129 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Tax election is August 12 Zeituno SPS 377880 Thursday May 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer County commissioners Neil Craig mile and Clyde Jacobs finished their tax consolidation petition drive this morning when the court unanimously approved a resolution validating peti tion signatures and setting 12 as the election Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans was unable to attend the Craigmile and Jacobs followed the drive from start to finish as citizens as public officials to secure names to get the issue of tax consolidation on the Only Good day More cool temperatures and rain on the Todays high could reach 80 and tonights low will be about Clouds will remain through Friday and the weekend with highs in the low 80s and lows in the high Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Everyone wants to look younger and the drug RetinA has been touted as the way to do At 6 RctinA Fountain of Youth or Fad will be presented at the Garza Street Classroom across the street from McKcnna Memorial Hospitals main McKenna has pre sented a series of community edu cation programs this week in observance of National and Texas Hospital The program is the second annual Toddler Run is Saturday Toddlers between 10 and 24 months will toddle 10 yards on the grounds of the hospital at 9 The race is sponsored in cooperation with the New Braun fels Runners Club and money raised from the entry fees will benefit the Maternity Center at Admission to watch the race is There are plenty of different names for youth in Runa At Charter these youngsters are called Teens at They need help dealing problems and the changing world around On from 9 to 3 Charter Real Outreach Ser vices of New 707 Wal Suite will offer free eva luations for The Teens at Risk program evaluates psycho logical family drug and alcohol dependency and includes a written assessment of the Lingering changes in a teens friends or dress could signify a serious prob lem which demands immediate Some of the common warning signs include severe mood aggressive changes in eating and sleeping withdrawal from family and and extremely negatiave or apathetic Charter Real Outreach Services encourages parents to call for an appointment for Saturday between 9 and 3 for the confi dential For more call Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor its annual Bake Sale Saturday begioning at 9 at tke Geronimo Fire Station on SM 2 names were validated by Comal County Tax CollectorAssessor Glori a Clcnnan had 10 days from May 1 to validate the signatures on the Commissioners Court received the petition May 1 demanding an election be conducted to require the Comal County assessorcollector provide consolidated assessing and collecting functions through the Comal Apprai sal CAD extends into Ken Hays and Guadalupe Craigmile said there could have been more names validated on the pet ition from residents in Guadalupc but it wasnt Gloria Clennan did not go to Guadalupe County to validate those signatures which could have been val idated and improved the Craigmile But I would consider it a waste of time and money for someone to do He said residents from Bexar and Hays counties in CAD didnt sign the Craigmile and Jacobs who said they were serving as public citizens during the petition campaign served as public officials I see absolutely no conflict there at Jacobs First of all we have a resolution in 87 where all members of the court agreed to individu ally and corporatcly to urge the That function which we performed this morning is simply something required by the Property Tax Code that of verification and setting of the Regardless of personal feel its something thats mandated by The voting on it as a public offi cial is a ministerial action if the peti tions are Craigmile theres no When we run for election ourselves See Page 2 Stopping crime Informants receive reward money Crime Stoppers board of directors approved payment Wednesday of in reward money to three infor mants whose information led to the arrest of two vandals and one Colorado Members unanimously approved paying to a Crime Stoppers caller whose information led to the arrest of Colorado fugitive Joseph Lewis Grif Griffin was arrested May 2 at his parents home on Wundcrlich Griffin escaped from a holding facility in Weld approximately a year ago and was wanted on three felony warrants including felony burglary and motor vehicle He waits in the Guadalupc County Jail to be extra dited to Colorado The board also agreed to pay to two people who gave information about the recent Comal cemetery van Damage at the cemetery was between and Details from the informants led to the apprehension of two A warrant on an adult involved with the crimina mischief at he cemetery is still Crime Libby Rinehart said telephone activity has increased since Approxi mately seven have developed from information while other cases are still under she Rinehart said some informants who helped solve cases with information were not interested in Board of directors also unanimous ly selected a slate of officers for the coming Don who helped organ ize the was reelected as Keith currently the was selected as vice Ronald Fricscnhahn was selected as Dub Janowski was reelected as Persons with information that could help law enforcement officers solve cases should call Crime Stoppers will also accept collect calls from outlying areas of the Crime Stoppers will pay up to for information leading to the arrest and indictment of persons involved in felony Callers arc not asked to be Water Oriented members are seeing the fruits of their labor this week because their sign campaign has become visi Signs designating the Guadalupe River crossings along River Road have been placed on the The signs also have the WORD logo on the sides and No glass on the river WORD wants rafters and tubers to know where on the river they which could prove helpful in the case of an Photo by Dervl Clark Hospital faces future with sense of historic pride It hasnt nlwnve hprn It hasnt always been McKenna Memorial The facilitys for mer New Braunfels was the name given the institution upon its establishment in Located about one mile north of the Plaza between Union and Houston the entire block formerly was a and was donated by the Hospital construction was financed through funds raised in the community and a matching Hill Burton Several prominent members of the community were instrumental in the hospitals begin o McKenna Memorial Hospital opened in 1953 as New Braunfels The facility was renamed McKenna Memorial Hospital in 1973 and has see Page 2 undergone many structural changes in the past 35 Run for the bluebonnets Grand jury indicts 11 Comal County grand jury handed up 12 indictments Wednesday on 12 charges to 11 including a Cuero man charged with horse Forrest was indicted on a charge of stealing a Carlos 389 possession of controlled Dennis 541 Union possession of controlled Norman theft more than Robert 1865 theft more than enhanced to third degree James indicted on two charges of indecency with a Sandra McQuee and Brett Canyon burglary of Michael Canyon burglary of Ignacio 1239 Hilda burglary of The name of a man indicted on a charge of involuntary manslaughter will be released after he is Wasteful spending costs billion a run or bike to help feed area On Satur day and its not too late to enter supporters of Teen Connection will walk from one to 10 run from one to 10 or bike from one to 15 miles to raise money to cover food expenses for youth living at Teen Urging citizens to participate from City Manager Paul Citizens National Bank President Bill and Jim Schmidt with The Second Annual Bluebon net Special will start with registration at 8 in the parking lot at the Acapulco Motel and Restaurant Exit 196 York Creek Road on Interstate 35 between New Braunfels and San Each registrant will receive a Bluebonnet Tshirt and a certificate of Pledge sheets and registration forms are available at The Rhoads Interiors or Teen 1414 San Antonio or by calling Photo by Deryl Clark AUSTIN AP A private study says the Texas state government could save taxpayers at least bil lion a year if it cleaned up its wasteful spending habits and Texas University economist Morgan Reynolds found the state wastes money through bureaucracies such as those set up to supply public Much state spending is not essen Reynolds In many state activities are a disservice to the for state services which the public wants and state gov ernment bureaucracies usually cannot supply them efficient The funded by the Dallas based National Center for Policy Analysis and the Landrum was released There is enormous waste in the government of the state of The taxpayers are not getting their moneys worth on the dollars ihey send to said John Good president of the In a preface to the Landrum