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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 10, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Energy plan relies on expanded oil See Page 5A Texan continues missionary work in j wartorn Persian V Panthers but Rangers laugh See Page 10A New Braunfels BEST AVAILABLE COPY 63 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 uuno Sunday 1991 75 Cents Five 72 Pages 5 vehicles seized in marijuana bust Police take 7 suspects in custody BySTEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A flatbed tradertrailer transport ing approximately pounds of marijuana was confiscated in New Braunfels Saturday as drug suspects were unloading it into separate The seizure was made by Hie Drug Enforce ment Agency Task Force of which the New Braun fels Police Department is a The marijuana was packaged and concealed under the flitbed portion df Braunfels Police Griicf V cloudy conditions with winds from the southeast at 10 mph should put todays high in the with clouds arriving in the evening and an overnight low of about Monday should be cloudy with a high near 65 and should see temperatures ranging from a high of 60 to a low of On a high in the 70s again is Inside BABIES ON 1240 912E 1016C DEAR TV use of park land studied Starm The Houshang his yifc Donna and their daughter J Nilichcll Amir will be ministering in word and song at Johns I Episcopal 312 this morning at 8 and at He also will speak for the Christian Education I Class at Pari was born in Iran and nurtured in the Moslem relig ion for 25 He became a Christian 14 years ago and is now ah ordained He and his wife served as missionaries in Iran for a year they have been back since August and have been work ing since then to establish a Christian body among Moslem believers in The week of 1016 has been proclaimed Salute to Hospi talized Veterans The Vet erans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary urge all citizens to visit a hospitalized veteran dur ing the week to let them know we care and that we have not The New Braunfels Indep ndent School District is one of the old cst taxsupported districts in the One of NBJSDs oldest Lamar was built in The campus underwent 3ee Page 2A ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER c Staff Writer Despite economic uncertainties about how development of land adja cent to Landa Park will be park officials are forging ahead with their preliminary Its not a hot issue like water or said Dennis landscape architect of Dunkin Associates and a coordinator of the land develop ment Not many cities could do this Sims There is no deadline on this giving park officials more time to think how it will be On the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Advisory Board presented preliminary drawings to the public so residents could give input on the master The Lower Colorado River Author ity leased the 18acre plot on the con dition that the parks department draw up the master The department will hold two more public meetings before it presents the master plan to City Some of the items in the plan include a botanical an amphitheater and additional hike and bike David director of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation said the board could be eligible for a matching grant with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Depart The grant provides money to a worthy plan if proceeds match that amount he To get that extra parks offi cials could apply to civic groups such as the Wurstfest which grants money to projects that enhance the German he However Whatley said the com petition was extremely high for such A collapsing economy means more demands come from needy agencies such as a battered womens center or a childrens he The easiest thing to say is that its too but we are going to give it our best shot because park facilities are things that are remembered in the community and we are trying to do as much as we can to make it he Suzanne executive direc tor of the Wurstfest said applications for Wurstfest grants are reviewed by a committee and then submitted to the board for who drove the truck intp storage on city property after the The was made by the Drug Enforcement Agency Task Force of which the New Braunfels Police Department is a The suspects were unloading the marijua na from the leased truck in a field off Interstate 35 across from the Mill Store Authorities closed in on the suspects around 3 Headcn Headcn said scvcn suspects were taken into custody by DEA Names of the suspects were not released but Hcaden said he believes they were South Texas resi Another suspect still is being Along with the four other vehicles were seized in the The seizure Saturday was the sec ond one the DEA Task Force has worked in the New Braunfels area in more than a New Braunfels City Council approved a resolution in October 1990 allowing Headeh to assign offic ers to the task force to further the war on drugs in town and receive a portion of assets seized in those The DEA Task Force confiscated about 200 kilogramsof cocaine in the Geronimo area Arrested were Arturo of Seguin and Armando Felix of The cocaine was found hid den in the bottom of a sheep trailer with hay and a load of sheep on Wooden planks under the tractortrailers flatbed lift providing a pocket in which contraband could be Photo by Erik Karlsson New Braunfels woman charged with possession A New Braunfels woman was arrested and charged with drug pos session Friday afternoon by Comal County Sheriffs Office Araceli was arrested at her residence in the 200 block of Bergfcld after authorities executed a search warrant around She was transported to the Comal County Sandoval was charged with posses sion of mcthamphctamine under 28 Bond was set at Authorities were assisted by the dog unit from the Alamo Area Narco tics Task Officers said they confiscated a small amount of methamphetamine and drug parapher nalia from the Business burglary suspects apprehended New Braunfels detectives rounded up seven suspects last week possibly connected to two separate business Two New Braunfels men were arrested in connection with the 5 burglary of Bocssling of New Braun located in the 1200 block of Industrial Drive last See Page 2A Volunteers mobilizing for local rally Local Marines family finds public rallies helpful By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor New Braunfels City Council will pass a resolution Monday declaring March 2 as Troop Support Rally Day a day expected to be full of and a hope for The group of New Braunfels resi dents behind the push for Troop Sup port Rally Day now are in the pro cess of hammering out the details for March Its for all the said Cheryl chairman of the I want the city to show their support for all the along with a group of orga met again Saturday at the Holi day Inn for a planning Another meeting is slated for 7 Tuesday at the American Legion Comal Post Per sons interested in helping plan activi ties for March 2 are invited to who has a son in the United States Navy serving in Operation See Page 2A Rosa gathers on Main Plaza Saturday with family mem bers Christa Leyba and Laura You can join troop support efforts by displaying the flag that appears on Pages 67E in todays edi tion of the New Braunfels Photo by Stephanie Ferguson By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The heart of New Braunfels Main Plaza is becoming the central loca tion for proand antiwar rallies as conflict in the Middle East On a soldiers armed with family and took to the Plaza in downtown New Braunfels for My son is up there in Saudi Arabia and Im here to support said Rosa a mother of Her Juan Leyba a graduate of New Braunfels High School and now with the was deployed in She said she has not heard from him Prayers really she I was told he was on the front I dont expect to hear from Every night before I go to bed I call the Marines number and make sure he is Espinosa said she doesnt think its right for the United States forces to be fighting in the Middle 1 think President Bush jumps into she I didnt think there was going to be a war ever A number of groups and individuals have rallied around Main Plaza since the war in the Middle East began in Only two of those have been antiwar A troop support rally is being planned on Main Plaza March and the community is asked to
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