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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 25, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                New report targets farprofit trade schools AUSTIN AP Tighter controls are needed to prevent unscrupulous forprofit trade schools from abusing the guaranteed student loan a new report See Page 3 Mosbacher suspends shrimp rule enforcement WASHINGTON AP Commerce Secretary Robert Mosbachers decision to temporarily suspend controversial regulations requiring shrimpers to use devices intended to protect endangered sea turtles is in the best interest of all said Phil See Page 5 Blue Jays spoil debut of Texas9 rookie hurler ARLINGTON AP The Toronto Blue Jays hit a seasonhigh four homers and shelled Wilson Alvarez in his Major League debut Monday night with a three run snapping the Texas Rangers fourgame win ning See Page 7 4 1 n 0 1 0 v 9 New Braunfels TY 7 0 fi y 182 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 July 1989 25 Cents One 10 Pages Casteel reveals CISDcounty tax plan t tiir i U T i i IT By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer With only 18 days before the tax con solidation Comal ISO School Board President has formu lated a plan to consolidate tax assess ing and collecting on the county level with the appraisal district providing data processing If the voters want they are going to have said Carter Casteel when she revealed her plan to the HeraldZeitung Mon It appears to me the taxpayer therefore why muddy the water in the election process But county commissioners Neil Craigmile and Clyde who have pushed for tax consolidation within the Comal Appraisal District on the county maintain the elec tion is the best buy for the And the election cant be called according to a county attorney opin Craigmile Im sorry it took all this extra effort to bring them to the After Casteel hinted at the plan June 27 at a tax consolidation forum sponsored by the Coalition of Con cerned Jacobs said if she had an economically viable plan it should be brought on line I dont sec how she could ever come up with a better deal than the NB man pleads guilty A New Braunfels man pleaded guilty to three charges of possession of a controlled substance Mon day in Comal County District Leonardo Hernandez 1764 Lee can face up to 10 years in prison and a fine for the three charges which stem from a raid of his home and business at 1306 San Antonio According to District Attorney Bill Hernan dez plea bargained for a 10year sentence on each which can be served and a fine for each The 14 raid was a coordinated effort of the New Braunfels Police Texas Alcoholic Bever age Commission and the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force Rcimcr said was netted as a result of the along with drugs Including heroin and mcthamphetamincs with a street value of As a result of the pica charges against Her nandezs son and daughter were dropped in exchange for Hernandezs Reimer said the two did not have any prior felony With three felony counts against if Hernandez is found guilty of another felony crime and serves pris See Page 2 Firemen battle weekend blazes Firefighters in the area were busy this weekend with fires springing up around the city and A structure fire at 536 Lee ignited approximately Friday sending two engines and an emergency medical vehicle the According to New Braun fels Fire Marshal Elroy the fire started from a short in an area fan in a Ten including were dispatched to the fire which caused approximate ly Friesenhahn said the fire was extinguished at about 2 Firefighters were dispatched to the home of Hildy 992 Rosem Saturday for a structure fire ignited by a short in an unused exhaust Smoke started pouring from the exhaust fan in the bathroom around Two engines were dispatched to the The only damage was to the unit the said Herb Syring of the New Braunfels Fire According to power was Youngsters playing with matches resulted in a structure fire Monday The fire damaged the siding on the going through the switch even though it has not been used in two Later that same a grass fire started at Krucger Lane and FM Between 200 and 300 acres were burned as a result of the lighting ignited fire between 6 and NBFD coordinated efforts with per sonnel and volunteers from and Canyon Lake depart ments and the Emergency Communi cations A total of 30 personnel See Page 2 Police investigate robbery New Braunfels police continue their investigation today into the robbery of a local man who was probably hit with a flashlight and shot at in his home on West San Antonio He tried to defend himself with a The sus pect shot a weapon at missed him and shot the said Police Spokesman Martin The robbery took place approximately Fri day in the 2500 block of West San Antonio Mayer said the victim reported his wallet and pants were The victim was awakened when the suspect hit him in the forehead with a flashlight and the suspect told him in Spanish to give him some Mayer The vic tim told him he was going to go get some money and the victim grabbed a hammer from the tool box under the bed and started to raise it to strike the The suspect then discharged a revolver and shot between the victims Mayer said the victim couldnt give a good description of the man because he had blood in his eyes and the room was He was treated at the scene by New Braunfels Emergen cy Medical Service Texas unemployment rises AUSTIN Texas unem ployment rate last month increased to percent from percent in according to figures released by the Texas Employment While the difference is pretty sub an increase at that lime of year is not said Terence assistant chief of the eco nomic research department at the in releasing the numbers What were really looking at is a large number of young people getting out of school and looking for he This is a seasonal Graduates look for permanent while students who are out of school for the summer search for temporary The economy simply is not to absorb them Travland election will provide which mandates the tax assessor collector provide them with the service at Jacobs Casteel said the C1SD board of trustees will examine the proposal Monday night at a regular They may have some plans of their she we will be able to take some action so that we can enter into a contract with the county before the Casteel proposes CISD enter into a contract with Comal County to have Tax AssessorCollector Gloria Clen nan assess and collect the school dis tricts taxes and go online with the CAD which would provide immediate access and updates of property German currently leases computer equipment from Business Records and receives property ownership information from CAD in the form of computer tapes which are sent to Bus iness Records to be entered into the computer Casteel said the plan would elimi nate the middle man Business Records and said CISDs hardware possibly could be transferred to Clen nans We are requesting of her as part of this that she Clen Sec Page 2 City officials taking conservation steps By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer While the rest of the city is under mandatory New Braun fels city officials are also taking con servation measures in response to the declining level of the Edwards Although the aquifer today is at feet above mean sea above the mark designated for Stage III by City City Manager Paul Grohman said the city will remain in a mandatory conservation Well stay in mandatory conserva tion until we see a trend in what the aquifer is going to he According to the aquifer has been dropping approximately to inch every and the level can be as low as 621 feet amsl in four or five Controlled outside watering will continue for a Homes and businesses at evennumbered addres ses can be watered on Wed Lawmen dig up 60 illegal plants More than 60 marijuana plants growing in the Little Ponderosa Sub division were confiscated Monday by Comal County sheriffs office author ities marking the third time in less than 30 days officials have harvested the illegal plant in Comal Detective Dennis Kocpp said 69 marijuana plants ranging from feet to feet tall wcr grow ing in a roofless tin No arrests have been Kocpp adding a 68yearold Bulvcrde woman and her son could be arrested and charged with growing the The plants were uprooted and sent to the Department of Public Safety laboratory for With that many marijuana plants I would say it wasnt just for personal Koepp The plants were found around after officials obtained a search warrant from Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard DPS narcotics officers also assisted in the Kocpp said authorities received an anonymous tip about the On July sheriffs authorities arrested Randy Mark and Elaine all of HCR 3 Box 793 and charged them with growing marijuana plants in their On June Fred Eugene HCR Box was arrested and charged with growing marijuana in pots at his DAVIS B52 bomber fire kills injures 11 The percent unemployment rate represents jobless Travland In June the unemployment rale was 8 The lowest unemployment rate this June was reported in BryanCollege with The highest was recorded in McAllenEdinburg at Rates of unemployment in the 2 SAN ANTONIO AP A B52 bomber that caught fire at Kelly Air Force killing one person and injuring 11 was undergoing routine maintenance and scheduled to be returned to its home base by weeks officials The accident late Monday night occurred as the plane was being refueled on the Ed Cooke The cause of the fire is under Jesus was said First Dave Kelly spokes Pedraza and those injured were civilian employees of the Directorate of Maintenance Aircraft production The injured included Herman Mor who was in serious condition at Brooke Army Medical Center in San The others were Juan Adam Najera and Wayne in fair condition at Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Cen Robert Frank Cas Albert Sally Mar Richard Louis Lara and William Shoemaker were treated for minor injuries and Ebner 1 heard four to five large explo sions about 11 and saw flames leaping 15 to 20 feet in the Jim a San Antonio school teacher who lives near the told the San Antonio Flames could be seen from up to one mile witnesses Cooke said the built in was undergoing depotlevel mainte to 4month process in which the plane is virtually stripped and He added that planes are scheduled for the mainte nance every couple of Cooke said the fact it was being refueled indicated the plane probably was being prepared for a test one of the final stages in the repair Kelly is one of five bases in the nation that performs the The plane was scheduled to be reiumed Friday to its home base at Barksdale Air Force Base in Shreve although Cooke said it was not immediately known if mainte nance was proceeding on The B52 was very heavily Cooke but estimates were not immediately There were no immediate reports of damage to any of the bases The fire was put out in less than one Cooke nesdays and Oddnumbered addresses can be watered on Tues Thursdays and New Braunfels police officers can issue citations for violations of the ordinance passed by City Council June Violations can result in a fine of not less than or no more than According to city offi cials also arc complying with the con trolled outside See Page 2 Good day The good news is that more rain is forecast today so keep the umbrellas Todays high will be 91 degrees with the low hitting 71 degrees by Cloudy skies and a chance of rain continue on The high will be 92 degrees with a low of 72 Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch A class in basic CPR will begin today at to in McKcnna Memorial The class continues The tuition of must be paid in advance at the New Braunfels Independent School District Educa tion 430 Mill Community Education will also offera CPR recertification class Friday from to at the The tuition should be pay in advance at 430 Mill The Discovery Series offered by Community Education is continu ing for youngsters ages 6 to The series is offered in coopera tion with the Childrens Museum and meets Wednesdays and Thurs days from to For more information and call the museum at For more information or to register for Community Education call Lambda Psi sorority will host a Good Luck Party for AnnTerese New Braunfels 1989 Junior Wednesday from 7 to at pavilion 5 in Landa Matschek will join 23 other teens from all over the state next week for the Texas Junior Miss Program at the Civic Pre liminary competition is 3 and 4 with the finals taking place The winner of the Texas Junior Miss Program will travel to next summer to par ticipate in the national competition for Americas Junior The sorority invites the public to help wish AnnTerese good a   

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