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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 28, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Parks board takes swing at revamped golf Seepages NB Aquatics Club takes first in 5 regional See Page 8 Deer Parkscut of 28 teachers caused by finance reform See Page 12 New Braunfels IcL 95 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Thursday March 1991 25 Cents One 12 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today Noreen Megan Mar ie Isabel Jesica Bob Joshua Salge and Michael Belated best wishes to Pheora Know of a birthday or anniver sary Call our receptionist at 6259144 the day before wed like to share in the Good Friday holiday Administrative offices of the city of New Braunfels will be closed in observance of Good Fri according to city purchasing agent Frank There will be normal garbage pick up that New Braunfels Utilities Will be closed Friday as will the Comal County Working the fields New Braunfels National Little League parents will participate in a work day at the baseball fields on Fredericksburg Road at 6 Bring wheelbarrows and yardworking For more call Tim Salge ad Street closures City of New Braunfels street crews will be making street repairs today in two areas of the Clearfield Drive will be closed all The section of Mesquite StreetfrorriKaty StreeUand Street is expected to open back up Democratic Women Texas Democratic Women of Comal County will caravan to Austin Friday to tour the Gover nors lunch and then meet with Kirk who will detail the Governors blue print for The New Texas and explain how grassroots organiza tions can facilitate the programs she has Meet at the Kmart parking lot at Call 6201522 for more Babe Ruth tryouts New Braunfels Babe Ruth Base ball for and 15yearold will host registration and tryouts Saturday from 11 to 3 at Comal Park Baseball Bring birth For more call Nacho at 6252441 or Ella at Museum open Easter The New Braunfels Childrens Museum will be open Easter Sun day from noon to 5 so if you have some young outoftown or some active New Braun fels and you need something for them to stop by the museum in Courtyard Shop ping Call Golf tournament The New Braunfels Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament originally scheduled for March 16 has been rescheduled for 9 April AH See Page 2 Good Day It should remain mostly cloudy and warm today with a 20 percent chance of rain and a high in the upper Tonights low should drop to the mid The high in New Braunfels was 81 with an overnight low of For more weather see Page CLASSIFIED 91 1 COMICS 6 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 5 HOROSCOPE 6 KALEIDOSCOPE 5 8CRAPBOOK 7 SPORTS TV LISTINGS 6 WEATHER 2 found in lake By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor STARTZVILLE Autopsy results are expected to be released today in the case of a 78yearold San Antonio woman who was found float ing in Canyon Lake Wednesday Kathleen Strecklein was found floating off the boat ramp area in Canyon Springs nearly two hours after she was reported missing by her Chief Deputy Wayne Hoherz of the Comal County Sheriffs Office was the first to spot the missing I saw her floating 20 to 25 feet from Hoherz I went out in the water and got her to the Hoherz said the woman was float ing in about three feet of who was visiting her sister at Canyon Springs Resort on Canyon Springs was reported missing to authorities at The resort area is on the northern side of Canyon Lake off FM Neighbors told officers they ROUNDUP remembered seeing a woman walking toward the boat ramp earlier that Hoherz Officers from the Sheriffs Office and the Department of Public Safety combed the area around the subdivi sion before Hoherz spotted her at Her eyeglasses were found on the boat ramp and her shoes were found in the Authorities called divers from the Pleasure Divers shop on Hunter Road to search the water for Streck leins missing Bremer Divers searched close to an hour in the but did not Find the The water temperature was about 64 degrees She has had health problems here said Sheriff Jack Strecklein was planning to stay with her sister for several Hoherz Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart ordered an autopsy and her body was sent to the Travis County Medical Examiners Office in Man arrested on drug charge A diver from Pleasure Divers searches an area off the boat ramp at Canyon Springs Resort Wednesday afternoon for the purse of a drowning Photo by Stephanie Ferguson By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A 34yearold New Braunfels man arrested on drug charges in January was apprehended again Wednesday at his West End home on similar Were going to stay after said New Braunfels Police Chief This is the second time this subject has been arrested since January of 1991 on this type Jaime Martinez Yzaguirre was arrested in the 1800 block of Michi gan Street by New Braunfels police assisted by the canine unit Wednes day after a search warrant was exe he Yzaguirre was charged with pos session of marijuana over 2 under 4 He was released from the Comal County Jail after posting a bond set by Municipal Court Judge David He was arrested 2 in the citys first drug bust of the new year with the help of the New Braunfels canine Gritta the German shepherd sniffed out about a halfpound of mar ijuana stuffed in a garbage can at his Yzaguirre was charged with pos session of marijuana over four ounces on that Theft charges probed Police are continuing to investigate See Page 2 NBU may set retirement incentives ByDANAOVERSTREET City Editor Longterm and older employees at New Braunfels Utilities could be offered incentives for early retire ment following this afternoons Board of Trustees In an effort to reduce the num ber of employees and eliminate some job we will take this opportunity to ask some of the older in age and if they would consider said NBU General Man ager Bob adding that NBU is proposing three voluntary prog rams from which employees may Also on the agenda is approval of a drug and alcohol pol icy for Sohn said employee use of drugs and alcohol is covered in another policy but we havent had a specific drug and alcohol In other NBU Board of Trustees is expected to approve the hiring of an attorney to represent the utility at the Public Utility Commission in At the beginning of each fiscal NBU and GuadalupeBlancu River Authority project the expenses of operating the Canyon Lake Hydro electric Project and NBU is billed for the whole We are billed for the fuJl year based on those projections and at the end of the we readjust reconcile the Woman now soldiers grandma ByJOEBELK Staff Writer Ruth Hinkles cookies are now famous in parts of the Middle The New Braunfels resident who is in her 70s did her share in the war sending care packages to a Texan soldier who was among the first troops sent to the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Kenneth Steele of Abilene was the beneficiary of Hinkles receiving packages of homemade dried and other things that Hinkle knew would be in short supply in Saudi The two were brought together by a local Post Office Bonnie who is a longtime friend of I had gone to her when they first started the pleas for letters and pack Hinkle I had gone to her wanting a Thrasher replied that she knew of coincidentally having received a letter the same day from Steeles mother telling her that he had been sent out and how he could be In CISD Becker offers experience The 22yearold who was to be flown back to Abilene this was one of the first troops sent as part of the 82nd Airborne The two have corresponded throughout the war and with Steele hoping to visit New Braunfels soon after returning to Tex she Im a and he just wanted to adopt me for his grand she I One more wont He wrote me as Grand ma I thought that was just extra In the cards Hinkle said she did not send more than one package a but would try to send either a large box or two boxes at a Thrasher said the post office employees were impressed with her frequency and regularity in sending the care Weve all been just floored how faithful shes Thrasher I pointed out to coworkers how wonderful it was thai she continued to do Page 2 By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Retired school teacher Seldon Hap Becker says his former experi ence in the classroom and plenty of time on his hands make him a good candidate for the Comal Independent School District Board of I have a very precious item which nobody else Becker Im retired and I have Time to read Time to meet with PfAs time to meet with Becker is run Becker for a threeyear term on the school board in the May 4 Thirteen people have tiled for four positions on the Comal ISO Board of The trustee candidate taught for 27 years in Texas schools and in the Northside Independent School Dis trict before he He earned a masters degree from the University of He also served with the Army in World War 11 and the Korean He said the issue of state education funding is expected to hit C1SD hard and he is willing to face it head live whole education process in the stale is in turmoil and thai turmoil will definitely affect Comal Indepen dent School Becker And Ive never shrunk from a Regular card players at the Senior Citizens Center on Comal Street took to the out doors Tuesday when attendees of a region al conference of the American Association of Retired Persons filled the inside of the The seminar was sponsored by the New Braunfels AARP Chapter Photo by Erik Karlsson
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