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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 20, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Chamber banquet takes 20year view Paying tribute to 26 yean of aceornpllihrncm as it kicks off iti new year at a banquet for 7 Fri day at the Civic Center is the Greater New Braunfcls Chamber of Unicorns win 2nd straight 255A game Ttw New Braunfcls Unicom girls basketball learn won iu second district fatte in a row with a 5453 Win over Robin Ricocls threepoint play with four seconds lea was the difference for the Uni now 34 in The senior that love built For M least rncmbcrt of Cartal County Senior Citiwu Fourkklion hwe bom Harcti ing for a larger home for Center And tu Last they fovnd r ff n New Braunfels 48 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Sunday 75 Cerits Three 42 Paget Worlds eye on Israelis IN SAUDI ARABIA AP The skies improved and Desert Storms bombers thundered off to batter Baghdad and other Iraqi targets Saturday from bases north and In a prelude to ground pilots zeroed in on Iraqs best An American airandsea assault force made a lightning strike out in the waters of the Per sian knocking out anti aircraft platforms and coming home with the wars first Iraqi Baghdad was reeling under long hours of air and communica tions were an Asso ciated Press correspondent reported from the Iraqi American strateg ists scrambled to head off Israeli cyeforcye retribution for Iraqi missile attacks and a possibly wider From his Camp David mountain where he was monitoring the Mideast President Bush telephoned Israels Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir to reas sure him that warplanes were hunting down the Iraqi launchers See Page 3A Local teens stage protest By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newt Editor A small group of area students staged a quiet protest on Main Pla za Friday and shouting disgust for American troops in Saudi I dont believe we should be over We have no business being over Its stupid fight ing for oil and said Adam 1 of New Less than 10 people walked around the Plaza for a couple of hours shouting against the war We just want people to know that New Braunfcls is affected by this said New Braunfels High School graduate Jana We want people to know more whats going on around We dont New Braunfels has this great protective dome over it ii wontrjfe she are inbeiweetf two See Page 2A Propositions SAFE claims big victory for New Braunfels By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Securing a Future Environment members are claiming victory today after voters went to the polls Saturday asking the city to fight the waste burning proposal of Lafarge and Sys tech corporations and to with city Its a pretty clear cut victory for SAFE and for the people of New said SAFE President David I want them the city to fight Lafarge and use city Thats exactly what the people he said from SAFES victory party at the Rodeway If they are unable to understand what the vote is and they cant live with this then they need to Approximately persons went to the polls Saturday to vote on the nonbinding referen designed strictly to get the city of New Braunfels a poll of the com munity the issue of storing and burning at the Paul Pennington of Securing a Future Environment reads a statement on the outcome of Saturdays referendum at a gathering of SAFE sup porters at Rodeway Photo by Erik Karlsson voted more comfortable I would feel with the said New Braunfels Mayor Amo I hesitate to say too much because it depends on what everybody else also City councilmembers did not take a stand on the The City Council already has allocated to spend for attorney consultant fees in the fight against the planssof to secure permits to and bum hazardous waste at the Balcbnes Cement Plant y spenV Ihat muchv have some time breezy conditions with west to northwest winds at 1520 should keep the high temperature in the mid A new cold decreasing cloudiness and a 20 percent chance for rain Sunday night could plunge the low into the A windy week is expected to get under way with continued clouds Monday offering a 50 percent chance for rain and a high near 42 and Tuesday following with decreasing clouds and a high near Overnight lows Monday and Tuesday should be 3035 Inside 1016C DEAR TV Smoky fire New Braunfels Independent School District is sponsoring a special blood drive from 2 to 8 at the Edu cation located at Mill and Academy The South Texas Regional Blood which pro vides blood at the rate of 40 pints per week to augment military sup will assist in the blood A portion will go to sup port Operation Desert Mon days donors will receive a free cholesterol test and a mini physical as a thank you for giving To be eligible to a person must be between 17 and 72 years of weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good gener al For more call 6256222 or on New Braunfels ISO Community Education is offering Defensive Driving at the Education 430 Tuesday and Thurs day and all day on Preparation for the ComrnerciaJ Driving DPS test also is being offered on Monday and Wednes Page 2A New Braunfels firefighters answered a call to Finkels Salad Bar and a restaurant located on Interstate about Heavy smbke wast visible and several employees were treated at the scene for possible smoke The cause had not been determined and no details were available by press Photo by Erik Karlsson to go over before deciding how much more money to spend in that Becker 1 asked voters if the city should oppose the permit applica tions of per sons voted for the 489 2 asked voters if the city should oppose the permit applica tions by seeking relief through the Texas Legislature 578 voters said said See Page 2A Several local churches join prolife focus Celebrating Sanctity of Human Life SOHL Sunday throughout Comal County today will be area churches and members of the prolife According to George vice chairman of the Comal County Christian ProLife a number of pastors in the region will use the annual observance to deliver prolife messages from the pulpit and include SOHL inserts in their weekly The foundation provided about of the inserts to local Bokorncy and more than twice that amount could have been distri buted based on additional requests from other Some seven area church will use the occasion to recognize members of their congregations who serve a vol unteers at the Crisis Pregnancy Center Bokorney noting that these will be presented with flowers duirng todays The New Braunfels Crisis Pregnan cy Center is staffed by 22 said its whose anonymity underscores the confidentiality with See Page 2A Post office to be closed on King Day In observance of the Martin Luther King Day holiday the Post Office will be closed There will be no business or rural deliveries pro Retail windows for the purchase of stamps and postal pro ducts will be closed stamps can be purchased for letters or parcels at the Postal Service SelfService Postal Centers utiliz ing the stamp vending machines and scales at these Mail will be distributed to Post Office Boxes on Express Mail and Special Deliv ery service will be Mail will be collected from collection boxes on the holiday schedule pasted on each Business mail eri can deposit their mail the Page 2 A AACOG director asks chance to explain services to council ByDANAOVERSTREET City Editor After New Braunfels City Council agreed to not continue its association with the Alamo Area Council of Gov ernments last the executive director of AACOO irnmediately began a list of reasons the city should remain with the Al Notwm said he hopes to be placed on the next council agenda to have an opportunity to explain the benefits of being pan of the council of New Braunfels City Council 14 voted unanimously to discontinue the annual payment of to Ive Rever seen a city not pty their dueji0 City Manager Paul Gronman at the we do not get a great deal of Grohman said grant money through AACOG is hard to come by because the city of New Braunfels has a low tax rate and a low bonded indebted ness and is considered an affluent I think were just wasting our said Mayor Pro Tern Ramon The Alamo Area Council of Gov ernments was formed in 1968 and is a voluntary organization of local gov AACOG is a funding fun nel through which local governments are given access to funds available from the state and federal govern We alert them where funding opportunities exist and are involved in the review Notzon Notzon was surprised of the citys actions Monday From my I would have liked to have an opportunity to explain the role of I have to assume some responsi bility as he Im embarrassed that I didnt get the word to Notzon said the city of New Braun fels has been a participant in AACOG as long as he can Because of he I assumed that everyone knew what we do and that was a false Notzon is compiling a list of ser vices the council of governments vides for Comal County and the city of New The most notable recent contribution is the fiveyear grant which established the Safe City Three local homes were upgraded through AACOQs weatherization program and three more homes are in And AACOG provides a threeemployee office in New Braunfels for the Job Training Partnership Act employment and See Page SA Lake area voters approve fire district By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newt Editor In a highly debated voters in the Canyon LakeStartzville area Saturday approved by more than 200 votes the creation of a rural fire prevention district for the Come along and watch it it will said Joe Kidwell Saturday Cooperate and dont a local helped represent persons in the area that wanted to create Rural Fire Preven tion District It certainly falls in line with the rest of the county who has accepted the responsibility for helping them he To that I think its wonderful and I congratu late the people of that area for having the foresight to do The Canyon LakeStartzville area was the last rural area hi Comal Coun ty to approve the Creadon of a rural fire prevention Unofficial totals indicate 719 per sons voted for the creation of the dis See 2A Burney Boeck Boecks death mourned By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Officers of the New Braunfels Police Department are grieving today the loss of former Police Chief Burney who died I dont know how you describe but everybody is said New Braunfels Police Chief Dick They are very They all loved Our prayers go with the who had been the citys police chief from 1973 to June was found dead at his New Braunfels home Friday after Officials believe he died as a result of a selfinflicted gunshot He was Services will be 11 Mon day at Paul Lutheran Burial will follow at Quadalupe Valley Memorial Involved in a number of com munity Boeck always had a dream of making New Braunfels a safer place to live and work through resident When he went to work as the chief of police in he began a rebuilding program and adopted the departmental Cour Service and His dream of making Nfe tt   

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