Wednesday, March 13, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 13, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas State income tax bill wont be up soon says See Page 5A Unicorns both post lopsided baseball See Page 8A 41 Treat kids to Leprechaun Ice Cream See Page 1B New Braunfels 84 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 ieitimg 377880 5126259144 Wednesday March 1991 25 Cents Two 18 Pages Stammtisch Park Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zei tung would like to wish Happy Birthday today to Leandra Pine Rcgina Oonzales Margi Yvonne Kevin Brittney Nicole Ricky Doris Randal Andy Ken Jovita Linda Erna Juanita Aaron Michael Socorro Junior and Ann A belated birthday wish is directed to Lynda Happy Anniversary today to and Frankie Know of a birthday or anniver sary Call our receptionist at 6259144 the day before wed like to share in the Music Study Club The New Braunfels Music Study Club NFMC will meet Thursday at at the home of Carlo and Gertrude Fis 295 Santa Soloist Marybeth Smith will be accom panied at the piano by her husband Timothy Thelma Schleyer will give a report on which is the theme of the Meet the Candidates Friends for Rivers is hosting a Meet the Candidates night for New Braunfels City Council The four who have filed for elec tion to date have indicated they will The session is March 26 at in the Herb Schneider Room at Victoria Bank and 1000 Each candidate will present a prepared which will be followed by a questionandanswer The public is invited to hear the early positions of the candidates in the May 4 League volunteers 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 Senior center Donations to honor living or deceased persons are invited on behalf of the expanded Senior Citi zens Center of Comal Such donations are taxdeductible and should be mailed to Comal County Senior Citizens Founda Box New Texas All See Page 2A Good Day After a high in New Braun fels Tuesday of 84 degrees and an overnight low of a sun ny and warm day is forecasl today with winds from the northwest at 10 to 15 The high today should reach about 83 and tonights low will drop to about Thursday could be a Hide cooler under partly cloudy skies with a high of 70 and a low of No ruin has been recorded ths and its next possibility should come Friday or Inside DEAR TV to open rapids resort ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER Staff Writer To help expand its popular attrac owners of Schlitterbahn Water park and Resort have purchased Camp Warnecke and plan to redeve lop and operate the 50year old Comal River Weve about run out of room and we like to add new attractions every year to add guest enjoyment and said Jana director of marketing for The new located approxi mately three blocks from Schlitter will be known as Schlitterbahn at the and will include the existing 95room picnic grounds and Whitewater recreation area on the Comal Plans also include a number of major water a giant hot childrens water expanded picnic softball and volleyball facilities and concession Camp Warnecke is a natural on the river and the land is extremely See Page 2A Muck raking Barry an employee of the New Braunfels Parks cleans the muck from the bottom of the Landa Park The next steprwill be a coat of preparing the pool for its summer The season generally begins Easter Photo by Erik Karlsson Council accepts bid for sports lighting ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council unani mously approved bids Monday night for the installation of sports lighting at the HEB Tennis Council member James Goodbread made a motion to accept the bids from Ramon Chapa of Chapa Council member Bill Arnold seconded the motion and it was unani mously approved by council members Clinton Loraine Kraft and Eddie Council member Ramon Chapa was not at the On city staff received sea led bids from Chapa Electric and Klecka Electric Company and recommended City Council accept the lower bids from Chapa City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski said the project would cost no more than with the companys assurance that the city would receive a good quality City staff recommended this proposal because the company will do the same work for a much lower price than previous he Funding for the tennis courts would come from a variety of donations and previous grant money leftover from the construction of the tennis As much as is remaining from the courts construction and the city will come up with approximately or with a donation from the Tennis Associa said Finance Director Richard City Manager Paul Grohman said having new lights would help increase the number of people who use the In the the weather gets too warm for people to play tennis during the day and in the fall and the daylight hours are he Other council action approval for a resolution authoriz ing the city manager to execute a con Chapa avoids jail by paying portion of child support By KATHRYN SCHOEMER Staff Writer City Council member Ramon Cha pa wont be going to jail after pay ing off approximately in back child support payments Chapa claims he made child sup port payments but did not retain any receipts of the Ive been paying more than what the court requested of me because I give everything to my Cha pa Cliapa said he has given his child ren several gifts in addition to making regular cash Chapa is jxpeeted to pay the remaining approximately with an aikliiional rate of 10 percent per year in June lo make up the in back child support On Chapa was ordered to make monthly payments of in child support according lo a prior court I want lo apologize to my consti tuents and to my wife for the worries 1 he Chapa repre sents Pisuici 1 on New Brauiifels City Cliapa said he didnt want lus child ren to testify thai he had made regular Ive been paying more than what the court requested of me because I give everything to my Ramon Chapa child support payments because that might hurt them If I was only concerned about myself the children would have appeared in he Although Chapa claims he made regular he will now pay through the system to insure ihe courts that he is paying child Donald unit manager of the attorney generals child support office in said the parent must keep all receipts of payments in order to prove to the courts that they have If a person hes putting himself at risk to defend him he And the place to settle this type of dispute is in The parent lias an obligation for the welfare of that child and if it is not taken seriously trie court needs to step he Celeste Colvin holds up a letter and picture she recently received from President George Photo by Stephanie Ferguson Teens letter prompts reply from president By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newa Editor A New Braunfels High School senior iccently voiced her opinion in a newspaper editorial about standing behind the president during the war in the Middle Now she has a leuei from 1iesideni George Hush thanking her tor When 1 opened il up and it was it was a big said Celeste who received a letter and picture from President Bush Colvin wrote a Letter to the Editor that appeared in the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung The letter was based on how the American people should stand behind the president whether they agree with his actions or especially during Operation Desert She wrote the letter after Congressman Henry of San tract with the Department of Licens ing and Regulation for local inspec tion of manufactured approval of a resolution with an addendum to a lease agreement between the city of New Braunfels and New Braunfels Historic Railroad and Modelers approval of the second reading of an ordinance granting a special use permit to the New Braunfels Munici pal Airport to allow additional capaci ty for bulk fuel Math teacher joins school board race By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Math teacher Bryan Kraft he has the experience and pride in district to move Comal Independent School District forward if he is elected to the board of a main I teacher in thei ScheruCibolo Independent School is ilie fourth person to file for a posi tion on the ballot in the May 4 Com al ISD board of trustees There Lire four Kraft positions open on the Kraft is a 1965 graduate of Canyon High School and resident of New He is a retired United Stales Air Force lieutenant He teaches math at Samuel Clemens High Ive had experience working with in bureaucracies where meres vari ous mandates and guidelines and tilings that you have to comply yet trying to get ihe maximum amount of whatever you are trying to Kraft Noi only was I in the Air 1 also had a tour of duly in the Pentagon and in the Department of State in Kraft said he has a great deal of