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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas ABC DEF Piano elementary school sets yearround See Page 4 Lawmakers using Gulf war to defend military bases in See Page 5 Threeteam 5A playoffs could expand to five See Page 7 New Braunfels 83 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Tuesday March 1991 25 Cental One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zei tung would like to wish Happy Birthday today to Amy Mike Patricia Jim my Lassctcr Stevie Doug Babb and Dcbra Belated birthday wishes are directed to Andrew Annette Richard Rodney Egon Eric Ruth Judy Elena Lincon and James Happy Anniversary today to Lisa and Jimmy Lassater Cele brating anniversaries over the weekend were Ray and Sherri Ruben and and Valcnte Know of a birthday or anniver sary Call our receptionist at 6259144 the day before wed like to share in the Volunteers needed On 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 take 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 are located within the New Braunfels city Volunteers will be asked to survey within a half mile diameter around each Volunteers of all ages and backgrounds are needed for this There will be two volun teer training sessions at 9 and another at volunteers need only attend one The training will be in Conference Rooms A and B of the citys Municipal Republican Women The New Braunfels Republican Womens Club will meet March 18 at Victoria Bank and Trust North 1000 Walnut at Lucille a member of the SilverHaired will be the Volunteer placement The New Braunfels Service League is planning for the new Placement which starts June If your organization needs help from volunteers and you are not on the current approved list of place ment choices with the New Braun fels Service call Connie Jurica at 6292414 or Donna Debner at Request deadline is WalkAThon Sunday New Braunfels Business and Professional Womens Club is sponsoring an Anderson WalkAThon Sunday from 2 to 4 at Landa For more call Delores Smith at 6294352 or Ann Bartholomew at Good Day After a high yesterday of 77 and a low this morning of today will continue to be partly cloudy and breezy with winds from the northwest at 15 to 20 The high today will reach about 81 and tonights low will drop to about Wednesday will be a little cooler under partly cloudy skies with a high of 74 and a low of The next shot of rain should come Friday or Inside DEAR TV Lawn watering hours shifted ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council unani mously approved an amendment to its ban on lawn watering in the middle of the Council Monday approved the sec ond reading of the ordinance to restrict lawn watering between the hours of 9 and 7 from a pre vious reading that prohibited lawn watering from 10 and 8 p Bill Arnold made a moti6n to restrict lawn watering from the hours of 9 to 7 James Goodbread seconded the motion and council members unanimously approved Other council members present at the meeting included Loraine May or Amo Clinton Brandt and Eddie Mayor ProTern Ramon Chapa was absent from the Brandt suggested previous restric tions be amended from the lawn watering ordinance because of work ing couples and elderly Given consideration to older peo working couples I think the hours were going to place on those people are going to be a little bit he Working couples dont get home until 5 but they cant start water ing until 8 That only gives them a couple of hours to water their lawns during the weekdays because they have to be at work in the he It would also be advantageous have older people water their lawns in the evening and not have to worry about getting up so early to water their he Those restrictions could also dry up lawns because if youre watering the lawn at 10 everything you water is going to be gone by 12 noon because of the hot Brandt Mayor Arno Becker agreed with Brandt and suggested a compromise restricting lawn watering between 9 a and 7 That would give you a couple of extra hours in the evening when the evaporation rate decreases and it still gives you time in the morn Becker Landscape watering means the application of water to grow land scaping plants and is used for land scaping purposes or for the support of intensive recreational areas such as playgrounds and playing the water conservation ordinance restricts lawn watering when the aquifer level measured in Well J17 is between 630 to 650 feet above mean sea The city mana ger or mayor may impose such restric tions as Council may spare Hamlets home By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer It was a victory for Jackie Good win and her pet Vietnamese pig Monday night when New Braun fels City Council members said they would try to amend an ordi nance restricting livestock in the Hamlet is not a dirty he is a potbelly pig and I think you should change the ordi nance to allow Hamlet to Goodwin told council I am willing to do anything to keep she He weighs from 70 and 75 but were on a strict diet at our house and he doesnt eat any junk He is a house pet and both neighbors will testify that they love she James Goodbread favored amending a city law written in These are pets and I think were capable of coming up with an he adding that the potbelly pig should be limited to one pet per The only thing I want to be very careful of is that somehow or Hamlet is not ai dirty Jackie Goodwin tells the New Braunfels City Photo by Karla Wenzel another we dont open a Pandoras said Mayor Arno If the city could control the amended I could live with it either he City Manager Paul Grohman said officials would need to know some characteristics about the pig Page 2 NBHS student dies after auto accident By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer Services for a 16yearold New Braunfels High School killed in an automobile will be at 3 Thursday at Tree of Life Melinda Gonzaies died Monday morning at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio after she was involved in a onecar accii dent Saturday in Gua dalupe She was a freshman at New Braunfels High She was a leftrear passenger in a car driven by Joseph of New The driver was travelling west on Zipp just out side New Braui nfeis city when the 1983 Chevrolet Citation struck a according to Department of Public Safety reports in Frontseat passenger Marcus of New Bra unfeis and Cantu were wearing Gonzales did not svear a seatbelt and suffered massive head and inter nai injuries from the front windshieli 1 Cantu along with Darnell and Gon zales were trans ported by New Braun fels Emergency Medical Service to McKcnnu Meir loriai Hospital in New Gonzales later transported from McKenmi by helicopter to San According tjo Coutu was travelling ai a speed up 67 miles per hour m time 01 the accident Saw Payw 2 Classmates counseled By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor New Braunfels High School stu dents today are mourning the loss of freshman Melinda who died yesterday due to injuries she suf fered during a weekend automobile Today on the morning announcements they had kind of a memorial for said Principal John We had several really get emotional about That created Gonzaies a little problem but I think every body has kind of calmed down Turman said school counselors have been talking to students who needed to talk about the Miss was in an auto mobile accident in Guadalupe County The driver and the other passenger of the car also were stu dents at New Braunfels High Turman said school will be released at vices are scheduled for 3 Thurs day at Tree of Lite George hopes experience will enhance CISD board Crawling in Firelighters check the attic crawl space of a home in the 1300 block ot East Zipp Lane after a Monday morning fire callUnits from both the New Braunfels Fire Department and the Lake Dunlap Volunteer Fiie Department No injuries were Photo by Erik Karlsson QySTEPHANie News Editor Ensuring i nut schoolaged cli ild ren in the Co mul 1 n d c p c a d a t School District receive the 1 Kit education poss ible is a main reason board of u tees member C lay Spud UcoigD S running re I want to Jo what I can to iwip lie coui oi my cllildrca ia George t belie thai die school board is obligated give uw duidren ihe best jxjssiWe at die lowest possible tax fate tome Geotgc is the liurd person to iile i position ou the ballot tbi tlie May 4 C1SU bouid oi trustees c was appointed m December to she bottid to complete ilus pircu ttfiiu oiXaaer who clecuU county i tied tou icclsction Friday foi a SCat who was a
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