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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 21, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Projected land expenses could double for SSC See Page 5 Richards frustrated ovdf snag in school finance See Page 5 Playoff date set for Rangers bidistrict soccer See Page 8 New Braunfels Thursday 90 Stammtisch 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 fritting 177880 5126259144 March 1991 25 Cents One 12 Pages Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Pat Jeffrey David Connie Kristi Dora Cynthia Ack Yolanda Alex Bena Carmelita Anthony Camreno and Troy Belated best wishes to Harry Happy anniversary to Wallie and Tart Freddy and Viola Sassman Michael and Annie Tracy and Johann and Charlene Know of a birthday or anniver sary Call our receptionist the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Street closings Live Oak Avenue from Stonew all to Lee streets reopened Closed today for utility and street construction are Live Oak from Stonewall to West San Antonio Lee Street from Hackberry to Orange and Cross Street from Hackberry to Plum Volunteers needed Youngsters in San Antonio are on spring break this week and stu dents in Comal County will be on spring break next week and that all adds up to some busy days at New Braunfels Childrens if your kids are at home and you need something to try your hand at volunteering at the museum in Courtyard Shopping Volunteers are needed all weekdays and on Also needed at the museum are empty toilet paper rolls with which the youngsters make pinatas in the Where in Mexico because grandpa rents may have youngsters visiting on Easter Museum Director Carolyn Burrow is trying to determine if people will want to visit the museum that Sunday If you think youd like the museum to be open that call her at More seats available Four Seasons Garden Club has seating available for its pilgrimage to the Antique Rose Emporium April The bus will leave the Oaks at travel to Inde then lunch in After theyll tour Blue Bell creamery or Claire Monastery miniature then its back to New Braunfels by about Cost for trip and lunch is To reserve a call Tracy Klein at 8992160 or Fay George at 6205832 by March Garage sale Items The Mental Health Mental Retardation Adult Workshop is asking your help in donating items for a garage sale to be held April For item call 6206439 or Good babysitters How to Become a Good a class sponsored by Community will be See Page 2 Good Day While no measurable precipi tation was reported in New Braunfels in the last 24hour damp conditions Wednesdays high was 71 and the overnight low was For more weather see Page CLASSIFIED 1012 COMICS 6 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 4 HOROSCOPE 6 KALEIDOSCOPE 7 SCRAPBOOK 9 SPORTS 8 TV LISTINGS 6 WEATHER 2 Richards backs bill to stall permitting By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor AUSTIN Calling it legislation for Ann Richards put her weight Tuesday behind a measure that would place a moratorium on permits for new hazardous waste facilities in This piece of legislation is crucial to the life and health and safety of our children and of our she I think of no legislation that is literally for Texas than this senate along with more than 20 experts and industry execu testified to the Senate Natural Resources Committee at the State Capitol Tuesday on a number of related Richards referred mainly to the omnibus Senate Bill sponsored by Steve D We have a responsibility to pro vide for the disposal of our own hazardous Texas leads the nation in production of hazardous waste and much of that waste is generated by industries that are vital to the Texas Richards the challenge is to develop policies that help Texas businesses reduce and dispose of their waste in a manner that is safe and is The omnibus bill calls for a mora torium that would halt new permils until March The bill also speci fies that applicants must clearly See Page 2 A 1983 Pontiac Grand with its driver apparently distracted by a bee according to police crossed the center line on the Inter state 35 access colliding with a 1987 Chevrolet station One driver was injured slightly and treated at the the other is in stable condition at McKenna Memorial Photo by Erik Karlsson Driver blames bee for mishap ByDANAOVERSTREET City Editor A 68yearold New Braunfels woman is in stable condition today after she was involved in a twocar collision on the Interstate 35 access road Wednesday Aline Powell Hazlewood was admitted to McKenna Memorial Hos pital for treatment of injuries she suf fered in the According to New Braunfels Police Hazlewood was northbound on Interstate 35s eastern access road just north of Walnut Avenue in a 1987 Chevrolet station wagon when a southbound 1983 Pontiac Grand Prix struck her nearly Reports state John Wonil of was apparently distracted by a causing his car to swerve into the oncoming lane of The cars collided drivers side to drivers Park was cited for operating left of He was slightly injured in the accident but was not transported to the Both drivers were reportedly wearing safety NBU due repayment in LCRA fight ByDANAOVERSTREET City Editor New Braunfels Utilities probably will spend in the fight against the Lower Colorado River Authoritys million rate hike request but the local utility learned this week it will be reimbursed for of that The hearing examiner has sent in his recommendation on the rate said NBU General Manager Bob Sohn He has recommended in our The PUC hearing examiner will recommend LCRAs rate increase be limited to Of that million already is ear marked to replace LCRAs under funded fuel They had been charging too Sohn More than eight months NBU joined other wholesale users in the fight against LCRAs million rate increase request to the Texas Public Utilities Of LCRAs 44 wholesale custom The hearing examiner has sent in his recommenda tion on the rate He has recommended in our Bob NBU General Manager the New Braunfels Group Guadalupe Valley Electric Coopera DcWitt Electric Cooperative and San Bernard Electric Cooperative reviewed the rate request and pared it to a negative The Asso ciation of Wholesale Customers rep resenting 34 cities and cooperatives said it believed LCRA was entitled to a million while PUC examiners said they believed LCRA should receive a negative million So we all agreed to the stipulation to give them 10 Sohn The rate Sohn calls for LCRA to return lease pay ments to New Braunfels Utilities for the use of NBU transmission lines and prevents LCRA from seeking another rate increase for three NBU will be reimbursed for its expense in fighting the rate Its money weve already Sohn adding that he expects the NBU Board of Trustees to simply replace the money in the He said the municipal utility probably will spend in the Sohn said although he is pleased with the he doesnt think it is quite The coops dont get that only the he They coops are supposed by build that into their The New Braunfels Group opposed LCRAs rate increase arguing that LCRAs wholesale some of which are should not have to pay for the authoritys management Since LCRA has started at least two deals it did not costing more than LCRA abandoned the Cummins Creek lignite mine after the Railroad Commission opposed the LCRA also had entered into an agree ment with a Wyoming coal plant and then canceled the The com pany sued and the case was settled out of court for The New Braunfels Group also opposed the authoritys spending more than million on what it termed risky gas Solm expects the PUC to act on the recommendations of the hearing exa miner on April SWTSU senior wins rifle in quiz contest New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Editor and Publisher David Docs Guns owner Mike present James Han son with a new Hanson won a hunting quiz sponsored by the HeraldZeitung and Docs Photo by Erik Karlsson Knowledge of suite hunting regula tions along with some persistence won 22yearold James Hanson a new Hanson is the winner of ihe hunting quiz contest sponsored by the New Urourtfels HeruldZeiiUHjf and Docs The contest was in tour parts ol live questions and Hanson won it by gelling all the answers right and mail ing his responses in on the day each quiz was He was the only contest entrain lo submit all of the coneel answers on ihe same day each a New Braunicls received the Ruger rifle A senior marketing major at South west Texas State Hanson said he would look for the contest entry after class on publication fill out the answers mid rush to the post The 1987 Canyon giaduaie is on avid hunter and enjoys playing basketball and A total t 1 espouses weie received in the Answers to Hunters Quiz IV Kyle man reports twoday abduction 8y STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor An investigation into the possi ble abduction of a 26yearold Kyle man continues in Hays Coun ty today after he was found walk ing on a rural highway outside of San Marcos Last they found him walking on State Highway He claims hes been gagged and lied up for two said Comal County Sheriffs Chief Deputy Wayne Felipe Tony Lira was located Wednesday at approximately His 1985 Brown pickup truck was found in Comal County Mon day night on FM 1102 by a sher iffs Hoherz Mitch a detective with the Hays County Sheriffs said who works for an Austin insurance told authori ties he was abducted while collect ing premiums from customers in San He had been to a customers house and he returned to his pick up truck and a man with a knife was sitting in the Johnson Liras wile and family tiled a missing iKrsons report at the Hays County Sheriffs Office after he failed to letuiu home from He was then found two days later walking on Texas 123 by motor he Lira is now home with his Hays County uid Coiaal Couuiy authorities are working together to solve the
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