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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 7, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Tuesday May 1991 75 Cents 121 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 One 12 Pages i Becker heads back to business Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes huppy birthday today to Laura Tony Eddie Stephanie Ben Martinez Valeric Limn Lisa Hernandez and Janet Belated best wishes to Luis Rodriguez Julian Angel Dom Rosa Grace Angela and Robyn Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Street closings Closed from 7 to 11 today for street construction was Mcsquilc Avenue from Katy to San Antonio Work resumed from 10 to 4 today on Uniconi Avenue from Highway 81 to the Interstate 35 access Just a start Bob a board mem ber of the Comal County Senior Citizens reminds contributors to seniors work through the years that the list of donors appearing in Sundays edi tion of the lleraldZeitung covered only donations to the purchase of the first center and its early sup Additional lists are being pre Scouting rally Pack 119 is holding a member ship railing during its Homerun for Scouting program at 7 today at First United Methodist Churchs Wesley Those interested in scouting are urged to attend and sign up for summer For more contact Norman Dean at Fashion show To reserve a place at the Vista Village Mothers Day luncheon and style call is A number appearing in a Sunday story was in Magic shows Longhorn Grill is urging local day care centers to sign up now for magic shows scheduled at and June 14 and August The shows are offered free of but interested school direc tors must contact Samm Byrne or Kent Lucas at 6201344 to reserve Scatings are limited to 100 students per Rotary program Tcrri director of opera tions for will address the New Braunfels Even ing Rotary Club at 6 today at Omas Haus Her topic will be recent additions to the water AARP meeting The American Association of Retired Persons will meet Wednes day at the Senior Citizens 142 Comal Greetings and cof fee start at 9 and a catered meal will be served at Music recital The voice students of MaryBeth Smith will present a spring studio recital at today at the Parish Hall at Johns Episcopal 312 The con cert is free of charge and open to the Deborah Koth will accompany the Older Americana May is Older Americans Month and In the annual Senior Citizen Picnic will bo May 24 at Landa Pork across from the To make 2 Good Day Tho chunco for thunderstorm through High today near 80 and low in the In New the high Monday was 76 and the overnight low was For additional weather nee Page CLASSIFIED 1012 COMICS B CR088WORD 3 DEAR AB9Y 8 HOROSCOPE 9 8PORT8 810 TV LISTINGS 8 WEATHER 2 By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newt Editor Since serving on the New Braun fels City Council since 1988 and one year as Arno Becker is ready to relax and tend to Im going to sit back and relax said who will attend his last City Council meeting May who was elected to the Council in May did not seek Becker The votes from the May 4 election were canvassed during a spe cial meeting Afterwards Mayor Becker reflected on his years of service to New I kind of enjoyed being in the middle of Becker said reflect ing on his Dont get me at the same it does take a lot of And Becker wants to nestle back into his Becker Motor full The business climate being what it is its And Ive been neglect ing the It has not gone bul still a business man needs to attend to his he And as Becker prepares to finish representing local business man Rudy who beat dentist Joe Kuchlcr in Saturdays will prepare to take A runoff for the Dis trict 4 currently held by Eddie will be between Paul Frascr and Susan Curtis on May After the runoff election a mayor will then be as two new members will soon be on City Becker said he has one piece of Look at the issues and vote your basic convictions and dont let minor ity groups sway he Its so easy to go with the I dont think people elect a person to go with the He said people do change once they are elected to public Have you ever noticed how a per son will get elected on some kind of deal and then when they get on there they become a different person Because all of a sudden they some of the things that go into Becker People they changed whenever they get they do because they learn Becker said it would be good if everyone had an opportunity to serve on an elected I really feel it would be good if everybody got to be an elected official somewhere along the Whether it be school whether it be city council or You can better understand some of the decisions that are being made because lets face most people just arent aware of all of the odds and ends that go into a deci River rescue This river rescue Is only an But the Swiftwater Rescue conducted by New Braunfels Fire Department and open to Interested par ties ranging from firefighters to offers welcome training In advance of Classes were conducted at various locations throughout the The conducted In the areas Ideal combination of rivers of varying spaed and has drawn national recognition as a safety students In Landa Park simulate a rescue method that minimizes the chance of further spinal Photo by Erik Karlsson Six persons jailed on drug charges By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Ntwt Editor Six New Braunfels residents remain in the Comal County Jail today after they were arrested on drug charges according to Comal County Sheriffs Office authorities arrested the suspects Saturday after executing search war rants in two separate locations in New The first crackdown was on Rush Lane where officers found about 12 grams of approximately in cash and drug said Sheriff Jack Arrested and charged with posses sion of a controlled substance cocaine under 28 grams were Carlos Alemon of Now Bruun fels Abel 23 of Now Braun fels Ramira of New Braunfels and Johnny of New All four remain in jail in lieu of posting a bond They were at tho table cut ting it cocaine Bremer The second bust was in the 1000 block of Walnut Arrested and charged with possession of u con trolled substance meihamphcia mine under 28 grama were Tina Mar ie also known as Tina Marie of New Bruunfela and Terry Lynn of Arnold remaina in jail in lieu of pout ing a bond surd Gullion remains in lieu of posting a Bonds were set by Precinct 2 Jus tice of tho Peucw Doc Becker said one of ihe major issues facing City Council now revolves around Ive always been a springflow person and the spring flow is still going to be some of the tougher Particularly since San Antonio rejected the Applewhite surface water treatment he you always have taxing There of course will be from time to time more on hazardous waste con but thats something thats going to be with us I think from now Becker said his one year as mayor has been a good I think we had a good I think we got things he Im always an optimist and I think things work for the Boat swap good way to educate By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Maws Editor Exchanging the city of New Braun fels weed harvester for a glass bot tom boat from Aquarcna Springs for a will give visitors a better look at the Comal Springs and Landa says a city Were hoping to have some edu cational opportunities with the glass bottom boat to where we can teach New Braunfeis kids about this unique habitat thats in their own back said David director of parks and A 1year lease agreement between the city of New Braunfels and Aquarena Springs was approved by New BraunfeJs City Council allowing the two groups to temporarily switch a wcud harvester for a glass bottom The citys weed harvester has been idle since the Ramshorn Snails in Landa Lake have dramatically reduced aqua tic weed Knowing that Aquarena Springs had a significant aquatic weed prob Whatley approached their man agement about exchanging die equip And early Sunday morning die exchange The harvester was pulled from the water and taken to San Marcos down Hunter with a police Its almost like moving a Whatley Its nut quite as big ut sort of the same kind of Aquarena Springs will deliver the glass bottom boat die middle of tiiu Whatley adding five city employees will be in San Marcos thin week to be trained in Jjie operation and maintenance of the The lease agreement states each party is responsible for repair and pre ventative maintenuce of the equip ment in their possession and holding the other harmless from liability Whatley said the opportunity to uae the boat will help with along with making some money for the First is to inform the public about what the Comal Springs are com posed of and why they are And the other were hoping to do for is the chance to earn some additional he The bout is powered by Besides being good for the springs SM 3 Canyon Highs team sweeps regional Academic Octathlon Canyon High Schools Academic Oc million loam took first place In Region IV competition beat ing out IS other urea high Burning a total of the Canyon team topped tho with New Oruunlols High School placing second with Members of tho CHS Academic Octathlon team are Romla Matthew Green anil Joyce Meadows in the honors division Jason Jared Kosson ami James Gaeiuier in the scholastic division and Robert Holly Scoll ami Brian Henry in the varsity Their coach is Judy The Academic Oc lath km compe tition is designed Ior high school fresh men and who compote in nine member Each team consists of iluee A thieo B students and three C One oi the keys to Canyons suc cess wus winning a gold medal m the Super part of the The only portion ol the competition that is ojKii lo the the Super is a questionana1 answer session on a specific Meadows took place in and fine and thud place in economics Henry placed in fine aits and Ion stable earned a gold first place medal in in and third in social He was the overall winner in the varsity category ol the Rosson placed first overall in the scholastic division earning second place medals in social eco nomics and line Scott look a third placein essay while Kiuft placed first in fine Olhci teams ihal competed Satur day in the Region IV contest were San Sam BUI Smithson Valley and Round There is no slate competition for Academic De Members of Canyon High Schools regional champion ocUUhlon team front from Joyce Holly coach Judy Ronda Kraft and James back Brian Jared Jason Robert Constable and Matthew CSO Photo
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