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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Republicans blast Bullocks income tax See Page 3 fA Money pouring in for it See Page 4 A New Braunfels blanks in Unicorn onal See Page 9 New Braunfels 81 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 Zeitunq 7880 5126259144 One Friday March 1991 25 Cents One 14 Pages Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday greetings today to Helen Lil Clobie Jon David Janie Hilmar Glenn Mack Juana Robert Gary Wayne and Julie Satur day birthday greetings are extended to Patty Celina Frank Andrew Arnulfo Alma Vil Sandra Fred Robert Woodward and Karen Belated wishes to Mike whose birthday was Happy anniversary to retired USAF David Cook and his wife Helen on their 50th anniversary Know of a birthday or anniver sary Call our receptionist the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the McGruff at Krogers Area youngsters are invited to visit with McGruff the Crime Dog Saturday at Krogers grocery store on 81 between 1 and 5 McGruff will give the youngsters tips on taking a bite out of along with Safe City Commission Director Mike Grist will return to Krogers March 12 and 13 from 9 to 1 both days to register vehicles in the HEAT Help End Auto Theft utilizes car stickers that allow law enforcement officials to stop your car if it is on the streets between 1 and 5 The program is free and is an attempt at curbing car JogAThon Day parents and friends of New Braunfels Christian Academy will be participating in the schools major fundraiser the sixth annual Each participant has collected sponsors who have pledged money for each lap the jogger completes around a measured This years Jog is the largest ever with participants turning in approximately The fun began at the NBCA 995 Mission Hills at 9 this Volunteers needed On March geologists from the Texas Water Commission will be in New Braunfels to conduct two training sessions for anyone assisting them with the Edwards Aquifer Protection The project will taken an inventory of potential sources of ground water contamination surrounding public supply wells that draw water from the There have been approximately 30 wells identified in Comal but the majority of these arc located within the New Braunfels city Volunteers See STAMM Page 2 Good Day After a high Thursday of 69 and an overnight low of New Braunfels will experience more springlike weather today with partly cloudy skies and a high expected of 67 to Tonights low should drop to about The weekend will continue to be the same with highs in the low to mid 60s and overnight lows in the lower No rain has been recorded in leaving the years total to date at For a see Page Inside DEAR REUQIOUS TV Mane for five holdups By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A New Braunfels man linked to five local convenience store holdups last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on five counts of aggravated Andres Cabelle of New Braunfels was sentenced Thursday before District Judge Fred Moore on five counts of aggravated robbery at the Comal County His sentences are to run concur rently and he will be incarcerated in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional He also was assessed a fine on each Gomez was arrested after New Braunfels police linked him to five convenience store New Braunfels Detective Basil Boatright said Gomez was unemploy ed at the tune of the robberies and said he needed some spending Jury hands up drug indictments By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A number of the persons arrested in the latest Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force drug roundup in February were indicted on delivery charges Wednes day by a Comal County grand Indicted on drugs charges were block of Katy delivery of a controlled River delivery of a controlled Canyon two counts of delivery of a controlled Rivera 1400 block of Jackson delivery of a con trolled Canyon delivery of a controlled cocaine and delivery of a controlled 600 block of Butcher two counts of delivery of a controlled 900 block of 81 three counts of deliv ery of a controlled 400 block of Hackberry delivery of a con trolled 600 block of Butcher delivery of a con trolled See Page 2 Second graders at Goodwin Primary School begin a patriotic gala Thursday with a Photo by Ste phanie Ferguson Students host patriotic gala By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Rousing renditions of Texas Our Texas and Grand Old Flag set the stage Thursday when second graders at Goodwin Primary School hosted a patriotic gala for Comal County Judge Carter Casteel gave students a short lesson on how to be good Ive tried to be a good the judge told the second graders who asked questions about county All of us have an opportunity to contribute some thing regardless of who we how tall we how how how Casteel It doesnt make any difference theres a place for every one of us to do something to make our world a better The second graders gathered in the cafeteria after lunch wearing white and blue paper hats and enthusiastic about singing and being Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts wore carried flags and Jed the School Principal Randy Dry said he was pleased with the patriotic Dry said the students seem to truly grasp the mean ing of patriotism and enjoy singing the songs and recit ing the Goodwin Primary School is in the Comal Indepen dent School District and is located on Church Hill Drive in New The ceremony Thursday was scheduled in conjunc tion with activities associated with Texas Public Schools which runs from March Attorney applauds Comal Countys tax levy By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor An Austin attorney working with the delinquent tax accounts of Comal County says the amount of taxes the county imposes has dropped over the Every place else where I go the levy just goes up year after year after said Gilbert Bragg of Bragg Your citizens here ought to be real Worker injured in 15foot fall By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer A contractor working Thursday at the Gruene Waste water Treatment Plant fell approximately 15 feet and landed on his back on a concrete James Harrison is listed hi con dition today at the Neurological Inten sive Care Unit at Methodist Hopital in San Nobody was working with him side by but apparently he was climbing over a form concrete mod el and for some reason he lost his footing and and thats the best we said Ralph Hoog of Lambda One of the other workers saw the man fall and told him to remain still until an ambulance He was taken to McKenna Memor ial Hospital in New Braunfels and then to Methodist Hospital in San I talked to him in the emergency room and told him there were some workers who were concerned about He lold Tell them not to worry about it because Ill be back to work in about three or four Hoog Bragg presented an annual reported to Comal County Commissioners Court Thursday during a workshop session on the status of delinquent taxes in the In the county levied mil lion in taxes in the county lev ied million in the county levied million and hi the county levied according to county County Tax AssessorCollector Gloria Clennan said the countys sales tax helps supplement the Bragg also said die amount of delinquent taxes being collected also is Over a sevenyear of every dollar of delinquent taxes youve given me to work on weve collected cents on the he The Austin firm has worked for Comal County since March Bragg said in the past seven Comal County has given the law firm more than million worth of delin quent taxes to As of March the county has of delinquent taxes owed to the Bragg said the percentage of tax levy going delinquent also has been steadily decreasing since If that trend continues Ill be out of a job one of these days so I really hope it but its good for he Bragg said each July the firm Highflying fun Brothers David and Michael Gillian try their hand at kite flying Thursday at Memorial The stu dents flew kites during physical music and library periods as part of activities associated with Texas Public Schools Photo by Erik Karlsson begins working on the most current delinquent tax On March the updated files shows the reduction in delinquent taxes for 1984 reduced by 1985 reduced by 1986 reduced by reduced by 1988 reduced by 1989 reduced by Bragg said he never stops working on collecting delinquent inmate working out their differences By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Comal Comity Commissioners Court sci an expendituie cap ol Thursday lo make some minor coneciions in the jail pulling ihe county on the road to sealing a conflict with an We think weve got a solution to our said Comal Comity Judge Carter The countys ongoing conflict wilh Robei i Delgado began when hefiled a federal lawsuit against the comity while he was an inmate in the okl county He said the jail was in loor The judgment in called the building of a new jail now located at San Antonio and outlined oilier condi tions if in met by the Then Dclgado was arrested in he summer of 1989 on a lobbciy cluugc and incaiceialcil at the new jail facili He said the jail was not meeting certain conditions set out in the origi nal judgment decree and filed a com Delgado ciuiemly is incarcer ated in the Texas Department oi Criminal Justice Institutional Delgado and county
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