Sunday, February 3, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 3, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas SVboys notch another District 264A victory Lockharis playoff hopes were dealt on Fri day night as Smitlison Valley handed the second place Lions a 6053 defeat in a District 264A hoys basketball The Rangers hud to rally twice for ihc win before holding off a laic Lion See Page 13A 30 New Braunfels BESTAVAILABLECOPV 58 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Sunday 1991 75 Cents Three 42 Pages Cloudy conditions with a slight chance for light rain or should sec the high tcmp cralurc in the low 60s and winds from the southeast al 10 cloudy and foggy condi tions arc with a 40 percent chance for precipitation and a low near Monday should dawn with the chance for rain and highs in the 60s Inside 1016C DEAR A 1316A TV President Bush has declared today as National Day of In a special observance of this members of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church invite the community to join them in a prayer service for peace today at 4 at 386 The following group sessions are now being offered at Johns Episcopal 312 in cooperation with the MinirthMcicr Tunnel Wilson Clinic of Austin Love is a 12week Christian weight management program based on the text and workbook Love by Frank Minirth and Paul This is a comprehensive treatment program for the soul and The group will examine the causes of overeating and offer hope through emotional healing as well as calorie balancing and a 12step recovery It is open to anyone seeking help in weight whether a few pounds or a few hundred pounds Classes meet each Monday from noon to beginning The total fee for the 12week sessions is or a The other session offered is a support group for individuals and couples suffering from depression due to a difficult home life and childhood experience adult children of This group will meet every Monday from 6 to starting Fee is per per Gary licensed profession al counselor from the Minirth Meier Tunnell and Wilson Clinic qf will be leading these Contact the church office at 6252532 to Meet ings will take place at Johns Episcopal 312 Gucn in New New Braunfels Village Brass Band will have a rehearsal today at Bavarian Village Bier Garten from 2 to 5 Officers meet at 1 but the rehearsal is open to the Don from the State Democratic will be in New Braunfels Tuesday at at 1892 Palace Drive to pre sent the essentials of information to Young Democrats of Comal Persons in high school or in their 20s arc encouraged to Call Tiffany Durham at or Caroline Holte at for more Charlie Roses next Defensive Driving Class is 5 and 7 at Canyon High School from 6 to 10 both Cost is Call 6258576 or 6258081 to sign New Braunfels High School Set Page 2A Bar urges joining of attorneys posts By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A preliminary effort by Ihc Comal County Bar Association to consoli date the offices of the district attorney and the county attorney is putting motion a wave of dialogue at the 1 heard that train a said County Attorney Nathan who voiced opposition to the consoli This has been posed by a very small group of criminal defense not at all representative of the Bar Association as a The Bar will present a resolution to Coiiial County Commissioners Court in the next few said Bar Asso ciation President If commissioners favor the proposal will be sent to the Texas Legislature for final I think theres enough interest to certainly seriously look at changing said County Judge Carter I think theres a serious concern by the Bar Association and certainly at the Commissioners Court level to look into to see if its beneficial to ihc Hull said the Bar Association is interested in cost effi consistency and a more uni form system of prosecution in regard to the proposed There arc pros and We really didnt get into the money end of it or is it more Thats really something that we feel like Commis sioners Court should look Hull We felt like it was time that we kind of put our voice out there and A local probationer works some of his community service hours Saturday by helping out a whose home burned in New The Community Service Restitution program allows per sons convicted of misdemeanor and felony crimes to pay off their debts to society by providing useful service to the Photo by Erik Karlsson Probationers keeping places in community By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Helping an elderly couple clean up after a working in a gov ernment or answering the phone al an office are just a few of the jobs criminal offenders are per forming locally to meet their terms of The Community Service Resti tution now in its second year in the three area judicial dis allows persons who are con victed of certain misdemeanor or felony offenses to pay their debts to society by providing useful ser vice to the A district judge decides whether an offender is a candidate for the restitution program and assesses a set number of hours of service as We do try to help them proba tioners out the best we said Robert CSR administra tive and let them know they are part of society and that somebody cares about Through the state grantfunded probationers serve time by working for a nonprofit approved by the county courtallaw or district Salinas said he tries to pair the offenders wilh a comparable For a carpenter who is caught on his first DWI and he has to perform 200 hours of com munity he has a skill to provide to the to some See Page 2A show especially Commission ers that we had considered these Talk of consolidating the two offices has been balled back and forth for but the Bar Association passed a resolution Tuesday to pursue consolidating the The move in call for the elimi nation of the two offices and creation of a criminal district attorneys Il really is not effective law enfor Rhcinlandcr Obvious ly this affects my poten although basically theres going to be a vacancy open and any body can runfor it if they want Hull said the passed with approximately a See Page 2A Assistant takespostin By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Assistant County Attorney Bobby Pcrcxi is heading back to the Bexar County District Attorneys office after working a month in Comal Friday was his last day with County Attorney Nathan He had already been offered a job by the Bcxar County DAs office right after he had been Rheinlandcr worked as an intern with Bcxar County DA Fred Rodriguez before taking the position in Comal See Page 2A New Braunfels man killed in accident on River Road A 25yearold New Braunfels man was killed early Saturday morning when the vehicle he was driving fell 17 feet from River Road and caught Bill Rulclilsch was pronounced dead at by Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard Curly The body was taken to Zoeller Funer al According to Department of Public Safety the accident occurred when Rudclitsch was traveling south on River Road and failed to negotiate a curve to the right and ran off the road to the The vehicle then fell 17 feet off the culvert and landed on its top in the dry creek The vehicle ignited al The onevehicle accident occurred at the third crossing on River Rudclilsch was alone in the Homey reflections Matt Hagemans reflection repeats itself in the faceted and beveled glasswork on a custom one of many items displayed at the New Braunfels Home Products The event continues from noon to 6 today at the Civic Admission is Photo by Erik Karlsson Two allied warplanes lost Saudi Arabia AP In a fierce assault on allied warp lanes scattered a unit of the elite Republican Guards and blew up air tanks and personnel carriers on military officers Iraqi antiaircraft gunners shot down two warplanes but Iraqs air force offered no officials One Marine was killed and two were reportedly when their convoy was struck in Saudi Arabia by cluster bombs dropped by American On a day of little ground the Army was inspecting hun dreds of Bradley Fighting its premier armored infantry trans for a transmission defect that could limit its speed to 12 The vehicle is designed to travel at speeds up to 38 but 511 Brad or about onefourth of all those in Saudi may have the prob according to an Army memo obtained by The Associated Unbowed by the relentless allied bombing raids and the recent defeat in the city of to use every means from kitchen knives to weapons of mass destruction to fight the multinational President Bush was more reflec urging Americans to pray for the American soldiers on Throughout the gulf and allied warplanes took advantage of nearperfect weather to hit targets throughout Iraq and Kuwait on Satur the 17th day of the war and six months to the day since Iraq invaded The last 24 hours have been most satisfactory for the British forces and for our coalition British Group Niall Irving He said Tornado warplanes had made devastating visits to two i i i i t TT7 d rally for By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor 0 V Stars and Stripes will be flying proudly over New Braunfels March 2 when1 a protroop rally takes offin patriotic t Its for all the said Cheryl of the I want Uppity to show their supportfor all who has a son in the United StatesNavy serving in Operation plgsert began planning the rally last week and the list of volunteers is h Holidaylnn Sunshine Room 1051 Anyone interested in organize qr volunteer is invited Scott said all service anci veterans organizations are urged to attend and get Those boys are over there giving their lives for Scott From I And Ifsome this can get to them that the whole city of New had arally I think that would v spScott said she will be asking New Braunfels City Council to allow a be staged March from plaza to JUnda A 2 as for all fqr the activities Wingplanhod y to the raising money to SMpplies to a poster f for area adopt ffsoldierprpgrarfijlind a Wwd number of veteran and service organizations have said they will in the Iraqi airfields that were being repaired after previous The ground hugging Tornadoes dropped 40 pound bombs on each he Asked if the Iraqi ground forces were collapsing or in he said theres no evidence of them retreating at all that I know Despite the attacks on the airfields and Republican and others over the weekend on bridges and fuel storage the Iraqi air force con tinues to sit out war for the most Irving There wits a large explosion in Baghdad before dawn prob ably caused by a cruise according to Associated Press corres pondent Salah The site of the explosion and extent of damage could not be determined The military said the Air Force flew sorties on 300 more man the daily See Page 2A