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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2 New Texas February 1991 Weather Water Comtl Canyon Lakt Canyon Lakt Canyon Lake Edwards Forecasts SOUTH TEXAS Sunny and mild through Fair and cool Highs Saturday most ly in the Lows tonight in the 40s except in the 30s Hill Country and near 50 extreme NORTH TEXAS Mostly clear and cold Partly cloudy north sunny Lows tonight 34 to Highs Saturday 67 northwest to 75 WEST TEXAS Fair tonight except partly cloudy far Part ly cloudy Lows tonight in the 30s except upper 20s Big Bend Highs Saturday from the upper 50s Panhandle to the lower 70s Big Bend Extended forecasts SundayTuesday SOUTH TEXAS Hill Coun try and South Central increasing clouds Mostly cloudy Monday and Lows in the 30s Hill Country to 40s south Highs Sunday Watch cfs same down 47 up 28 up up near Highs Monday and Tues day in the Texas coastal increasing clouds Mostly cloudy Monday and Lows in the 40s to near Highs in the Lower Texas Rio Grande Valley and increas ing clouds Mostly cloudy Monday and Lows Sun day and Monday in the Lows Tuesday in the 40s to near Highs in the Southeast Texas and the upper Texas mostly cloudy each day with a slight chance of showers Sunday and Lows in the Highs in the The state A high pressure system kept skies across Texas mostly clear early Pleasant weather was in store for the entire state this weekend as forecasts called for clear skies and cold temperatures tonight and for clear skies and warmer tempera tures on Chemical group seeks meeting on waste By PEGGY FIKAC AMoekttdPrtM Writer AUSTIN AP A chemical industry group said it hopes to change Ann Richards mind about a moratorium on hazardous waste dis posal facility Our first action will probably be to try and Mt a meeting with the gov ce if we cant bring up the facts and present our side of the said Monte a vice president for the Texas Chemical Bill Richards press secret said Thursday the governors office would be more than happy to meet with the The which includes about 90 chemical blasted the Texas Water Commission for sus pending waste disposal permit activi ty in an emergency meeting Wednes The action came hours after Richardi called for the moratorium in her State of the State uyinf the wai tired of permits being rammed Twentythree permit applications are immediately for facilities in Port Deer Midlot near Men Texas Corpus New La Robstown and There is more than one application from some This makes no environmental Janssen But environmental groups support a Brigid state program director of Clean Water said she was This is sending shock waves throughout the environmental com munity because its so sweeping and it happened to Shea Januen said his group ii not attack ing But he said members an dlmayed at the emergency rule to suspend processing of permit applica tions for the or dis posal of hazardous and nonhazardous Industrial waste by a commercial Harry Chemical Coun cil said in a Its easier to understand the governor making a bad decision like this because shes new on the But for the water commissioners to follow her is Water Commission spokesman Bill Colben We felt like it was in the states best interest to respond to her Richards feelings on this parti cular The commissions suspension is effective until to give the Legislature time to act on a twoyear moratorium proposed by Richardi said she is not tied to the twoyear time period but wants wme breathing space so new permit rules can be The governor wants to ban the placement of hazardous waste dumps near residential areas and drinking water and she wants to ensure residents of a prop osed disposal site get a Janssen said a moratorium would increase the amount of waste that must be stored by companies and pre vent the building of new facilities that will have more uptodate waste dis posal The action also could result in improper waste Janssen Weekends Care mil showcase services Births McKenna Memorial Hospital Ricardo and Leticia Euresti 614 Bavarian Drive 7pound 15ounce boy Bob and Glenda Hendrix 402 Mountaimop Spring Branch 8poundn 4ounce girl Ruben and Nichole Gonzalcs 924 Holly 6pound 7ounce girl John and Cindy Boyce 2925 Sunset Drive 8pound 10ounce boy David and Mary Gonzales 142 Conccpcion 8pound 2ounce girl Obituaries Stephen Tunnell Services for Stephen Wesley Tun nell of New Braunfels will be at 2 Saturday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Judy Shook Burial will be at Guadalupe Valley Memorial died at his The son of James and Eli zabeth nee Brown he was born in Post near Johnson He married Ida Mae Medders in Johnson Tunnell had been a resident of New Braunfels since the early He was retired from the New Braun fels Police Survivors include his Ida Mae Tunnell of New Braunfels four child Marccll Englerth of San Melba Kaczrowsky of Peg gy Adams of San Angelo and Stephen Tunnell of New Braunfels 12 grandchildren and 14 great Snails Continued from Page 1 food but as a cover to hide from larger Taking out their veg etation would be like taking out their Arsuffi Researchers believe the snails were introduced into the San Marcos River as early as 1980 and migrated to Landa Lake in Since the aquatic creatures have escalated in Landa Lake from a few tropical species to at least 10 mil Arsuffi The Austin American Statesman reported that the snails orginated in South America and were first spotted in the United States in Mimami area in the integrating in the ecosystem without any But Arsuffi believes that Flordia has not experienced difficulty with the snails because of the enormous amount of water available The Florida systems are more var ied and more while Landa Lake has a closed he Mollusks climb on top of the plants to cat vegetation and lose coordina tion from water dislodging themselves from the Larger lakes would provide lots of water activity while a pond would provide less giving the mol lusks the opportunity to cat more veg he Some of the methods Arsuffi is researching to contol these aquatic creatures involve everything from chemical eradication to employing divers to harvest the Arsuffi said eradication could be detrimental to other aquatic life because of the chemicals unknown side A divers harvest could drastically reduce the population by getting a diver to collect the snails eggs that hatch on top of the aquatic We would set up divers to clip off the tops of the he Because the snails hatch up to 300 eggs at a that method would drastically reduce the Another method to combat the snails involves biological control where rcscachcrs introduce a predator into the rivers and reduce the rate of the he Arsuffi said he doesnt know how the snails will ultimately affect Hays and Coma County This study is designed to deter mine if he snail population has peaked or is continuing to Arsuffi If the population has reached its there will be no drastic but if the snails con tinue to it could radically change the fish he By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newt Editor The community is urged to attend the Family Care Fair in New Braunfels Saturday to get a handle on what services are available to local children and A number of state and local agen such as the Department of Human will set up booths at the Fair beginning at 10 at Holy Family 245 Hidalgo The Fair ends at 4 Representatives of participating agencies will be able to inform and assist families in obtaining any needed services at the Family Care Were hoping to bring them out in a fair type atmosphere and give them the information to use or pass out to their said Pete supervisor of DHS Child Pro tective Throughout our lifetime sometimes our families have to have resources found in the People normally do not know what is available in a community in regards to family and children services until there is a he People do as a matter of know whats he Agency officials planning the Fair say they believe that healthy families need a more productive and economi cally sound Claudctte of Agencies United For Child Abuse said the purpose of the Fair is to also get service organizations and agencies together to get to better know each other and their The fair will give local agencies an opportunity to network and learn what services are offered in Comal A number of organizations and entities participating are Department of Human which investigates child abuse and It also offers counseling ser vices to ongoing abusive or neglect ful an organization that provides the means for all and individuals concerned with the wellbeing of children to get together and become aware of each others This organiza tion offers a number of services such as an alternative school designed to meet the needs of students who do not function well in a traditional school setting counseling services and an emergency shelter for youth who are homeless or removed from home because of family an early childhood intervention program provides com prehensive evaluation services which include physical occupation al therapy and developmental County Womens provides a nonviolent shelter for battered and abused women and their County Extension Ser the goal of this Texas Agricul tural Extension Service is to help peo ple help themselves through informal educational Also participating will be the Com al County Sheriffs Office and the Comal and New Braunfels indepen dent school For more information about the Family Care contact Pete Department of Human Services in New Braunfels at The Fair is free of At the fair a variety of products will be raffled ranging from small gift and other Construction work continues at Interstate 35 and Farm to Market Road near Garden Photo by Erik Karlsson Continued from 1 way frontage roads to oneway fron tage roads mainly from 3009 to FM 482 he Additional rightofway will be required for construction of the The multimillion project of expanding Interstate 35 from four lanes to six lanes has been stalled in some stages because of a lack of The New Braunfels state highway office is responsible for about 30 miles of the total project extending from Bcxar County at about Olympic Continued from 1 Parkway to the Hays County The next which the public hearing will address on up where the first project leaves off at Two other stages of the plan that are not yet funded are the areas of the interstate within the city limits of New Braunfels and the area from FM 306 i to the Hays County The public hearing begins Wednesday at Rock Hill Gospel Church located adjacent to the Interstate 35 West frontage directly behind the west rest area north of FM according to the Census Bureaus preliminary and the Rio Grande Valley area are expected to get the new congressional but Uher said nothing is If lawmakers fail to agree on new boundaries for legislative districts during the 140day regular the job falls to a redistricting board composed of the House lieutenant attorney comptroller and land Any redistricting plan also must be approved by the Justice Depart ment under the Voting Rights What do you see on the Horizon for New Braunfels as we get closer closer to the year 2000 fi During the next years as New Braunfels approaches the Twenty First the citizens of New Braunfels can write their own After the first few bumpy the citizens will return to the main course that has made New Braunfels the envy of This road will be easier to traverse if the problem of maintaining the Comal Springs flow is Team hard work and perseverance will attract additional tourist attractions and desireable industries to our beautiful With this cooperative New Braunfels will again forge ahead and be the 55 Arno Becker Mayor New Braunfels HORIZONS ftl Its Sunday March 1991 HeraldZeitunj
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