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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 5, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas 410 M009 100 SOWEST MTCFOPUBLISHTNG E YAMDELL DP EL TX 79903 Thursday October 1989 25 Cents over By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A lack of cooperation anc communication j among county employees are two factors causing tension in the coirthouse as the implementation of a countywide computer system some offic als Most everyone resists change thats just human nature and Ithis is a major i change to their method of said Precinct 3 Commissioner Neil who heads up the county computer commit There is always a degrees of resistance to i Since a recent between county officials and computer hardware and software the air of tension is say some I think the meetjing brought out the com munication problems that have been prevalent in the said County Auditor Bate j A move stateoftheart computeri zation began at the bounty last year when the countys computer committee made a recom mendation to revarjip the system with NCR Cloudy skies today could give the area more so take1 the umbrella Todays hijh temperature will be near 8s The overnight low will be around 74 The next few days will be partly cldudy with highs near 88 and near i But Commissioners Court voted NCR down arid chose Unisys made by Unisys and chose the Software Groups application The reason that we went with the Unysis computer was a cost Craigmile But there was a The problem of the situation is that the software was operational and ready to go on NCR equipment and we elected to go with said Fred the countys com puter services Alterations had to be made and it turned out the modifications were not as easy I guess as they thought they might have been origi he So an extra was needed to marry the two normally independent operation sys tems PICK and ONeal You cant have two You Comal County were the first account of ours to basically use a Unixbased processor and a Unisysbased said Glenn Smith of the Software We were cautious to make sure the combination increase U bills Inside CLASSIFIED 911 COMICS 6 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 7 HOROSCOPE 6 KALEIDOSCOPE 7 TV 2 Stommtisch Smithson Valley High School Principal Joe Rogers urges New Braunfels Utilities customers who received higher utility jbills this month are not Every bustomer on the NBU system and other local systerris received higher utility bills thanks to the Lower Colorado River Authoritys rate increase approved by the Public Utility Commission this j The LCRA rate hike into effect I in just in time j to affect Septembers utility i rate from LJ3RA has been flirectly passed through as a power cost said NBU football fans to carpool to the Ranger Unicorn game Friday night to help ease the anticipated traffic jam in the parking A shuttle bus will run from the parking lot at Smithson Vajley Middle School beginning at 6 to handle overflow Shuttle buses back to the middle school also will be available after the I i The Fiesta Festival Arts land Crafts Sale will be at Paul Lutheran 181 Smta Saturday from to 4 The newly published cookbook Feeding the Flock will See STAMMTISCHJ Page 2 General Manager Robert We have not added any profit or admini strative We just passed the increase on to our customers as The Public Utility Commission approved the wholesale rate hike June giving LCRA an additional At the same the com missioners voted down the idea of facilities which would have allowed for differentiation of rates based upon the customers invest ments in transmission and substation See Page 2 control focus of group Maintaining law and on the Guadalupe River in a way that would satisfy all involved was the focus of a workshop at the Canyon Action Center Wednesday Comal County law enforcement officials offered advice to i the law enforcement committee of the Water Oriented Recreation District during the The committee called the workshop to help determine the boards future law enforcement Tfiis sum mers which involved two river rangers patrolling the djstrict for 48 hours on came under criticism by land and business owners along the Lower Guadalupe The WORD board also hired addi tional law enforcement on peak holi days for road patrol On hand to discuss their ideas for enforcing peace and order on the Gua dalupe River and Canyon Lake were New Braunfels Parks Director David New Braunfels Police John Sheriff Jack Bre Texas Parks and Wildlife Ranger See Page 2 We may have bjen a little bit too Its just like anything where people make time estimates that are ONeal j The eightphase compu er implementation plan has cost approximately so far and the price is expected to reach about Commissioners JGourt will be faced with finding enough money for the under funded project in the next See Page 2 I 9 tons found Agents or downtown money and faith behind dc wnto merchants in an effort at signed the erms of a to A special T party Members of Space City T Chapter of Model T Ford Club of America arrived in New Braunfels today for its annual Texas T Party through This vintage auto is on display at Bluebonnet Motors during the A parade through downtown is planned as well as a half day tour of the countryside ending in Model Ts ranging from 1909 to 1927 will be included in the Photo by Deryl Clark seize cocaine HARL1NGEN JAP Narcotics agents today wcrei searching for the owner of a house j literally stuffed with nine tons of cocaine in what is being called the sccjond largest seizure of the drug in Shocked Texas Department of Public Safety investigators came across the cocaine ajt a rural house five miles north of the Mexican where they had expected to find less than a said Waylon chief narcotics agerit with the DPS Harlingen i This according to our headquar ters in Austin is tljic largest cocaine seizure in land probably the second largest in the Bullard Cartons full of cocaine were stacked so high in tjic house that DPS investigators only make their way through it by two narrow aisles a DPS officer Three men were jarrcstcd Wednes day afternoon at thelhouse just west of and were to be arraigned officials said These are basically just the people that arc hired to repackage and trans Bullard fThc other people I See Page 2 Jury convicts Bakker of fleecing followers AP TV evangelist Jim Bakker was convicted today of fleecing his followers of The federal jury deliberated a day and a half before convicting him on all 24 counts of fraud and conspiracy for overselling time or part at his ministrys resort hotels to loyal followers of his PTL The 49yearold preacher could receive up to 120 years in prison and million in fines Prosecutors said Bakker diverted the money to live in high buying an airconditioned dogjiouse and furnish ings ranging from igoldplatcd swan bathroom fixtures co motorized bed room Bakker showed little emotion as the verdict was ijior did his She was nbt charged in the See Page 2 Team begins probe of boat explosion SABINE PASS AP A National Transportation Safety Board leam today began its investigation of a boat accident this week that left three peo ple three hurt and eight others missing when the fishing vessel struck a submerged gas pipeline and exploded in the Gulf of The team today was huddling with Coast Guard officials at the Marine Safely Office in nearby Port Arthur and likely would head out later to ihe burned wreckage of the North Coast puard spokesman Mark Simpson Members of the Coast Guards Atlantic Area Strike Team boarded the vessel Wednesday evening to determine if hazardous anhydrous ammonia was in the The anhydr ous ammonia was used on the fishing vessel as a SM 2
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