New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, January 25, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

January 25, 1991

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 25, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Soviet crackdown in Baltics continues AP Lithuanian officials today said the Soviet military detained six people after soldiers wounded one person while shooting at two cars passing a military convoy in the secessionist v See Page 3 Leaders agree on statewide school tax AUSTIN AP A plan by state leaders to replace local school property laxcij with a statewide tax has drawn concern from school boards and some lawmak Seepages Bills look for Super stardom The Super Bowl has traditionally been both a showcase for superstars and a place where superstars have made names Tor a fact that the con ference champion New York Giants and Buffalo Bills arc well aware SeePageS New Braunfels 52 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 7880 51262591449F Friday 1991 25 Cents One 12 Pages Two more arrested in drug crackdown By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The war against alleged neighbor hood drug houses is stepping up in New Braunfels as police officers arrested two more local residents on drug charges Were still chipping away at said Police Chief Dick Officers of the New Braunfels Police Department executed a search warrant in the 200 block of Faust Street Thursday and arrested two We found several rcadytosell Headen We seized It appeared to be a dealing William of the resi dence was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana over 2 ounce under 4 He was released from the Comal County Jail on a Heath of was arrested and charged with posession of marijuana under 2 He was released from jail after posting a proset Clear skies favor allies in gulf fight Main Street mission Surveying businesses on Main Plaza in downtown New Braunfels is Dick an architect with the Texas Main Street Project in His Thursday stroll through the area was one in a series of monthly visits to assist building owners with His freeto by Erik Karlsson Saudi Arabia AP Allied warplancs roared into clear skies redoubling their drive to destroy Iraqs military But the Baghdad government insisted it is winning the For the past seven days the Iraqis have proved that they are in control of the firmly led by the son of Iraq and the Arab Godsupported Saddam Baghdad radio said The coming days will witness the defeat of the covetous In Saudi there was as much military traffic on the ground as in the Northsouth and eastwest highways were clogged with convoys of newly arrived forces and some freshly painted in desert Dozens of fuel tank trucks headed north today to new desert fuel depots that will be needed to keep the heli copters flying and tanks were honing their amphibious assault skills for possible attacks on Iraq or American military officials refused to specify how many Marines were involved in the exercises in the gulf but said it was the largest amphibious assault force assembled since the Korean In the waters of the Persian the allied fleet was more watchful than On two Iraqi Mirage Fls armed with Exocet anti ship missiles were shot down by a Saudi F15 as they swooped south along the Saudi It was the wars first airtoair kill by a Saudi I just rolled in behind them and shot them said the who asked that he be identified only by his first It was easy It was my A Soviet said two top Iraqi commanders were exe cuted by order of See 2 be sunny with a high of giving way to an overnight low of The weekend is expected to be partly cooler Saturday and warmer Sunday with anticipated temperature ranges of 516Q for a high and 4042 for a Inside DEAR 6 RELIGIOUS TV Lafarge challengeswatershed ordinance Registration for all persons interested in umpiring ASA soft adults and will be on 1 at in the meeting room at Wholesale on Interstate 35 in New American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation will be held at McKcnna Memorial Hospital 2nd Floor Conference Room Saturday at 9 Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer at the hospi tal or nursing home is invited to call Lola Behrens at or Jimmy Allen at 6253260 or leave your name and telephone number at the volunteer front desk at the While other downtown areas struggle to make ends Downtown New Braunfels will celebrate the private reinvestment of more than at its Million Dollar Party next Tues at Wolfgangs Kell Cocktails cash bar start at 6 dinner at 7 and a prog ram featuring Anice director of the Texas Main Street Project begins at 8 Tickets for the dinner are For reservations or more call the Down town Project Office at Reservations will be accepted through while tickets are The New Braunfels Branch of the American Association of Uni Page 2 By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Two months after New Braunfels City Council passed an ordinance pro hibiting the storing and burning of hazardous waste in the attorneys for Lafarge and Systech are asking the Texas Water Commission to rule on its v Promising a legal challenge if the Drink tax brings in some funds AUSTIN When Comptroller John Sharp sent checks totaling million to 219 counties and 446 cities that tax mixed drink Comal Countys glass didnt go The checks represent the counties and cities share of the states 14 per cent mixed drink collected last November and Comal Countys total county tax revenue of resulted in a remittance of Garden Ridge revenue was with a remit tance of and the figures for New Braunfels were and Sharp said the state collected million in mixed drink taxes in the fourtli quarter of up 23 percent from the million recorded in the same period of Counties received compared to the million received the prior year the cities share was up from The states General Revenue Fund received up 29 percent from 1989s fourthquarter collec tions of That increase doesnt mean that Tcxans drank more last year than they did in Sharp Revenue is up because the state raised the gross receipts tax from 12 to 14 effective July Although the increase raised the states percentage of the mixed drink the portion allocated lo local areas stayed the Under state law allowing the sale of mixed Texas cities and coun ties each receive a percent share of the state tax collected on mix ed drinks sold within their See 2 socalled watershed ordinance were attorneys representing the Lafarge and its subsidiary Sys tech Environmental filed a peti tion for review Thursday with the The ordinance constitutes a viola tion of petitioners constitutional rights to equal protection and substan tive due process under the Texas Con stitution and the United States Consti the petition The petition asked the TWC to determine if the ordinance is inefficient or ineffective in its attempt to control water The petition was filed by attorneys of the Dallas firm of Thompson Councilmembers passed the ordi nance 1990 despite promises from attorneys that they would fight the City Manager Paul Grohman told City Council the city was on comfortable ground with the but it could be Basically the ordinance prohibits the storing and burning of hazardous waste within the city limits and within Building a foundation Today is Senior Citizens Day in Comal New Braunfels Mayor Arno front presented a proclamation saying so to Les president of the Comal County Senior Citizens In the back are volunteers who are renovating a shopping center on Landa Street to be the new Seniors Center of Comal Today is the kickoff of the foundations drive to raise money to help complete the building and pay off the Photo by Erik Karlsson feet of the city The Bal cones Cement owned by is located just outside of the city limits and would be affected by the Lafarge and Systech have applied for permits from the Texas Water Commission and the Texas Air Control Board to store and Page 2 Historical commissioners are appointed Comal County Commissioners Court appointed members to the local county historical commission during a regular meeting The commissioners court of a county may appoint a county histori cal commission for the purpose of ini tiating and conducting programs sug gested by the court and the Texas His torical Commission for the preservation of the historical heritage of the The commission must be composed of at least seven residents of the coun The members of the commission shall be appointed during the month of January of oddnumbered years and arc appointed for a term of two Appointed to the Comal County Historical Commission Thursday were Sudie Gladys and Carolyn all of Canyon Lake and Curtis Frances Anita Ruth Doeppcnsc Fred Frueholz co Rosemarie John Michele Carolyn Barry Edna See Page 2 Fire appointments expected in February By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Nowa Editor County commissioners expect to appoint board members to the recen tly created Comal County Rural Fire Prevention District in early It will take a while lo get it started said Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo Its a very criti cal Commissioners will handpick five persons living in the recently formed which includes the Canyon LakeStartzville to serve on the You are creating a governmental entity and they are going to have to follow the law under which they are created Evans They will have to follow all of the Open Meeting Youve got to have people that are not only but have the time to Commissioners Court will want to get a balance of folks in terms of where they said Coun ty Judge Carter Under the the five board mem bers will have the authority to levy and enforce the collection of taxes not to exceed 3 cents per Taxes for the district will first be col lected this year and will be used to help fund equipment and efforts of the Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Any taxing entity thats created before 1 July can in fact levy a tax and collect taxes that calendar Evans Taxes for the district will be col lected in said Tax Assessor Collector Gloria Getting the monies from her tax assessorcollector may not occur until early January Evans said about the district using the during a regular meeting canvassed the votes from the Saturday election which created the Formation of the district passed by more than 200 ;