Tuesday, February 19, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 19, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Reception for winter visitors among Chamber See Page 3 New Braunfels family awaits word on son in New Braunfels Soccer coleaders meet at NB Canyon hosts the 68 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 Zeituno 177880 5126259144 Tuesday 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Childrens concert Childrens favorite and too Joe Scruggs is com ing to New Braunfels to entertain at a benefit for the New Braunfels Childrens Hell be at the Civic Center Sunday at 4 and tickets are each for persons over 2 years There will be reserved seating in the front of the auditor ium for museum members Scruggs is known for songs such as Even Trolls Have Late Last and his album Traffic Jams which features songs for the Tickets are avail able at the Childrens Museum in Courtyard shopping Brous sard Teacher and School Supply on Landa and all 19 Handy Andy stores in the area including the one in Courtyard shopping cen Stop by the museum for fami ly membership The number is Natures Way This months Natures Way Introduction to sponsored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recrea tion Department will be Thursday from 4 to 5 in Landa Park at the Landa Lake Children ages 5 to 14 will join the park ran ger in an introduction tour to bird identification and Participants will have the oppor physical characteristics of those birds found in Landa Park while walking around Landa The fee is and preregistration is required ac the park 110 Golf Course Monday through Call the Park Ran ger at Golf Tourney Thursday The inaugural Winter Texan Canyon Open will tee off Thursday at the Woodlands Golf and Country Club on FM 2673 in The scrambleformat tourney is open to Winter Texans as well as residents of Canyon Lake and the surrounding Registration and pretournament activities will begin at 1 1 with a shotgun start at 1 including green fees and is for club non members and for members of the Trophies and prizes will be The tour nament is sponsored by the Canyon Lake Chamber of Com For more call 9642223 or Troop support Xi Alpha Alpha Psi chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is sponsoring a Support Tree in honor of the Canyon Lake military personnel serving in Operation Desert The tree will be located in front of the Chamber Center and will con tain a star with the name of the per son and the military branch in which he or she To add a star in someones call 9352145 or See Page 2 Lafarge continuing its search Promised environmental study awaiting appropriate leadership By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor Attorneys representing the Lafarge and Systech corporations continue searching this week for a project man ager to direct an environmental assessment on the companys propos al to store and bum hazardous It is going to take some time and its real hard for us to say when the announcement will be said corporation spokesperson Jeanne Theyve interviewed about 10 select individuals so far primarily with a public affairs and policy back grounds some of the people on the technical side as she During a press conference Lafarge and Systech officials announced they were putting on hold wrmit applications to store and bum lazardous waste as fuel at the Bal cones Cement Plant in New Braun In the they an environmental assessment of the proposed project would be performed by an independent professional research organization and directed by a project manager operating with complete After the project manager is he or she will hire the consultants needed to perform the This will be an objective and inde pendent assessment in every said Fred president of Lafarge will have no involvement in it except underwriting its The overriding objective of this study will be to address the questions and con cerns the people of New Braunfels have about the Heavy opposition has been launched by the citizens of New Braunfels against Lafarge and its subsidiary Systech Environmental for their proposal to store and bum hazardous waste in such an environmentally pristine Corpo ration officials have maintained the proposed project is safe and in no way will affect the Austin attorneys of Thompson Knight are leading the The lawyers wanted to coordinate the Janes They are trying to get the right person thats got the right kind of objectivity and commit ment to she Janes said so far all of the applic ants have been from various areas of Were hoping shortly to make an she New Braunfels woman killed in auto accident By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newe Editor Services for a 21yearold New Braunfels who died in a onevehicle accident Saturday will be at 2 Wednesday at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Connie Sue a merchandising clerk for WalMart in New at McKenna Memorial Hospital after she was involved in an accident in the 300 block of Roadin Green Valley Road when she hit a slick causing the vehicle to go off the Driver of Unit 1 then oversteered to the accord ing to the Unit 1 then began rolling Unit one rolled over three times and landed on its Mager was transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels by Seguin Emergency Medical her According to the Department of Public Safety Magerwas driving her 1979 Toyota pickup truck east on The accident was investigated by the Seguin Depart ment of Public Comol County unusually silent about redistricting By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Despite a number of proposed changes in the makeup of Texas sena tor and representative lines in Comal Judith Zaffirini says comments she has received have been about nil on the redistricting I am in the sena tor The people of Comal Coun ty have traditionally been very out spoken and in many cases downright passionate in expressing their per spective on But on the issue of Zaffirini said the lack of comment from citizens in Comal County is It is my most vocal Zaffi rini We get more calls and espe cially correspondence from Comal County than from any other county in my 20county Guadalupe County is second and northeast Bexar County is Questions will have to be answered Noting that Comal County is my most vocal Judith Zaffirini said We get more calls arid espe cially correspondence from Comal County than from any other county in my 20county Guadalupe County is second and northeast Bexar County is about whether Comal County should be split into two senatorial districts District 21 represented by Zaffirini DLaredo and District 25 by Bill Sims DSan Angelo or be repre sented by one either Sims or The senator said there are proposals on the table to possibly include Comal County in District 18 Senatorial Dis trict represented by Kenneth Armbris ter Comal County also could go into Senatorial District 14 represented by Gonzalo Barrientos Were just not hearing the feed Zaffirini And there are some critical Its very impor tant that we receive feedback on that particular State redistricting also could affect House of Representatives state board of education representatives and United States On the local Comal County Commissioners Court appointed a 15member committee 7 to study how to redivide county commission justice of the peace and voting pre cincts if All redistricting plans must be approved by the Justice Depart ment under the Voting Rights Good Day Its not summer Today will be cloudy and cool with a high in the 50s and a northerly wind at 15 to 20 Theres a slight chance of rain tonight with a low of Wednesday will be clearer and a little with a high in the 62 to 64 range and norther ly winds at 10 to 15 The chance of rain will be decreas ing Insldt DEAR TV Kidnappers free woman HOUSTON AP A woman kidnapped at gunpoint two days ago from her boyfriends parked car was found early this morning after her abductor dropped her off near a convenience police Norma Angelica Ramos Cam was freed around 4 in northwest Houston police The woman was talking to investigators this morning about her Police said Campos and her boyfriend were silting in his car in a vacant lot after leaving a night club on Saturday when they apparently fell The two were awakened around Sunday by a man wielding an auto matic pistol and banging on the car window with a large The gunman then forced Campos into his Chapa may be jailed in child support case By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer If Mayor ProTern Ramon Chapa doesnt pay his child support he may find himself in the county jail under a court According to a written order enforcing child Chapa has until March 12 to make up in back child support payments with an additional interest rate of 10 per cent per If he comes to court and shows up with some the judge may review the said Donald unit manager of the attorney generals child support office in We dont want him to go to but we want him to pay his child sup he Jourdanton Child Support Office covers 30 including Comal and Guadalupe On Chapa was ordered to make monthly payments of in child support by a prior court According to the written Chapa had the financial ability to pro vide four previous monthly payments to his two Ramon Chapa III and Chastity We go as far as we can trying to work with someone who is unable to financially pay for child Brangan but most of the time its a matter of their financial priorities being different than what you or I would Most of the time they have elected to pay for other he The HeraldZeitung attempted to reach Chapa but he was unavailable for Checking it out Seeing what is available in the stacks at Dittlinger Memorial Library is patron Kim Photo by Erik Karlsson Library offers varied services By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer People who dont consider the public library a learning adventure might not know what theyre If you want to get the latest indepth information about the Persian Gulf Crisis or find out how to fix an electrical circuit without spending a lot of the public library is the place to If I ever have a question about I find the answer couldnt live without it and I cant understand why everyone else doesnt use it said Mona Jean a volunteer at Dittlinger Memorial Todays books arc expensive and the library is a bountiful source of information the public can use free of she People dont use the library because they are unfamiliar with They dont realize that anybody will help them here if they need Erdmann Library Director Vickie Hocker said the library offers a variety of ser vices that may be unfamiliar to the An interlibrary loan at Dittlinger Memorial Library allows residents to borrow books and materials from other libraries across the Library patrons fill out an application for the requested book and a clerk will pro cess the which takes at least two she In addition to supplying patrons with various types of reading the library has other recreational devices such as instructional videos and storytelling cassette tapes that audibly narrate bestselling novels to the Hocker A revolving of rotating between several also is available to the We keep a selection for one month and then mail it to another library then they mail us That way its changing every she

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