Friday, May 17, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 17, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels AV 129 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home Bi H ome of Marge Goodwin Friday May 1991 25 Cents One 16 Pages Stammtisch Gomes Best wishes The New Brautifels Herald Ztltung wishes happy birthday today to Slarlin Nicole Helen Dclton Hoi Dustin Barnaby Curtis Oroic and Tony Happy birthday Saturday to Matthew Tom Tiny Allcnc Fricdcl and Monica Belated best wishes to Kclli and Kindra Happy anniversary Saturday to Jerome and Janice Fey and Nick and Diannc Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed to share in the Defensive driving New Braunfels Independent School District Community Edu cation Program is offering both Defensive Driving and preparation for the written Texas Department of Public Safety Commercial Driv ers examination next week on alternate evenings and a complete Defensive Driving class on Satur For more information call the NBISD Education Center at Water cut Residents living on Torrcy between Lakcvicw Boule vard and Grucnc will be without water service from 9 to 3 This interrup tion in service is needed to allow the New Braunfels Utilities con tractor to make a necessary con nection to NBUs water NBU urges residents to take the necessary provisions for this inter Farmers market TriCounty Farmers Market kicks off its summer selling season of fresh fruits and vegetables at 5 today at the Comal County Farmers from New San Marcos and Seguin will sell produce at the The market will continue every Friday at 5 through the Model to speak New Braunfels Service League will welcome Elsa a actress and at Monday at New Braunfels Presbyterian 373 Howard She will discuss personal potential Project Graduation Several Saturday events will benefit Project which provides substancefree graduation night parties at each of the coun tys three high Canyon High School students will conduct a car wash on the WalMart parking lot from 10 to 4 New Braunfels High School students will conduct a fajita cookoff at the Olc Mill Stream from to Tickets arc and Rummage sale Christ the King Confessional Lutheran Church will sponsor a rummage sale and bake sale from 16 Sunday at the Senior Citi 142 Party rescheduled The Before and After Party al the apartments restored above Gocpf 337 Main has been rescheduled for 5 to 7 See Page 2 Afternoon showers likely will remain in the local weather picture through the Highs in he upper 80s and lows neur 70 urc In Ihc 24hour period ending al 7 inch of rain was recorded in New Braun Thursdays high was 71J and the overnight low was For addi tional weather see Page Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Valerie the difficulties of wheelchair racing as she pushes Alois Hildebrand and his wheelchair during the wheelchair race at the Games held Thursday in Landa Emily Lehmann shows the thrill of after she and pilot Esther Nabor tied for the The sponsored by ARA Living drew participants from New San Marcos and Photos by Erik Karlsson Job description draws debate By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Staff Writer The Comal County Commission ers Court met Thursday to discuss topics ranging from road maintenance and law enforcement to personality County Judge Carter refer ring to an executive said the meeting surpassed Garden Ridge in entertaining the The courts agenda included the discussion of the county engineers job The engineer requested the session remain Precinct 4 Commissioner Morris Schwab voiced his concerns to engi neer Mac You just dont like to be told what to I have a responsiblity to rny said He added that the county engineer would not inves tigate his concern over a guard rail at the fourth crossing on River McCoy countered with Put your gun in your Schwab accused McCoy of trying to make him look stupid and belit Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans joined the Evans said the county engineer fail s to respond to commissioners I have received a lessthan positive response from McCoy when I asked for something from the road Evans cited problems with Ammann Road and a Bulverde intersection as Casteel said she realized she was not the mother onthe court who could make everyone get but she asked for team At the end of the session Schwab said he had seen the engineer give county filler to the At that point Judge Casteel called a She ended the session because she didnt want the court to spend time arguing over some dirt the road department gave the The judge repeatedly asked Commissioners Schwab and Evans what part the court played in deciding when and how the road department would respond to county road In other county business Commissioners Court unani mously approved every item on the agenda requiring a An optical scan votecounting system was discussed without a vote being Evans said the system would make it easier for voters to cast their He recommended further research on the system and the rest of the court The system could be in place by the November The court agreed to purchase six automobiles for the Alamo Area Nar cotics Task All commissioners Vot ing were Precinct 3 Commissioner Patricio Pat Hernan dez and Precinct 2 Commissioner and Neil While the votes cast were unanim there was dissent over the county engineers job Craig mile and Hernandez did not agree commissioners should decide the priorities of the road GBRAs stand on suit praised By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor The decision by the Guadalupc Blanco River Authority board of directors to intervene as a party in a lawsuit to be filed to protect the Com al and San Marcos springs is being lauded by a New Braunfels I think it is a huge step said City Manager Paul Of its been my belief that we arc never going to settle this matter short of a federal After an hourlong executive ses sion Thursday the board unanimously approved a resolution to file to intervene as a party to a lawsuit to be filed by the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club to protect springflows and endangered species that live in the Cornal and San Marcos Known threatened and endangered species living in the springs include the San Marcos Fountain San Marcos Salamander and Texas Wild Braunfels and San Marcos specifically arc going to be active par ticipants in this process as a matter of fact through their so I think their role is one of active participation Police Roundup in the said GBRA General Manager John GBRA officials say the actual fil ing of the suit will bring to a close years of efforts spent seeking a volun tary agreement to regulate use of he Edwards Aquifer arid protect the flows of the Comal and San Marcos Consideration for filing the suit was heightened by the rejection by the city of Sun Antonio of an alter native supplemental water U was one of the factors that gave impetus to going but cerlain Soe Poqe 2 Good Day From her childhood In Qur to her current efforts to see a Hummel art museumestablished in Gormanflavored Now Uraun Sleglinde Shoun Smith of Fort Worth shares her t ook for It in Sundays Herald Laredo man jailed here for heroin possession By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A Laredo man remains in the Com al County Jail today on drug charges after he was arrested Thursday by Bexar County Sheriffs officials out side of New Ricardo remains in jail on a charge of aggravated possession of His bond was set at by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc Flores was arrested after a search warrant was executed mound at a mobile home park near Faun to Market 1103 and Inteistaie 35 in Comal according to Comal County Sheriffs Office also assisted in the Ten ounces of pure uncut black lai heroin valued at stieel value and in cash were said Bcxar County Sheriff Marian Cope Also was a Chcv tolet Capiice that was allegedly used to transport the heroin from officials See Puue 2 Cutting edge Local hair dressers will Help Cut Out Child Abuse the week of May 2025 to raise money for Family a nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of child Eighteen local hair and nail salons are pailicipating in the campaign by contributing a percentage of their fees to Family Last year was From left are lara Family Outreach volunteer Carolyn I he Perfect 10 and Cindy The Hair Photo by Erik Karlsson Texas chamber fights lawsuit abuse By ROBERT STEWART Stuff Writer The Texas Chamber of Commerce is taking action against vvlmi il calls lawsuit Theidea is to limit businesses lia bilily for damages suffered by con The cliambei supporting legislation ami plans to launch a campaign u make wopJe awaie of how high award damage suits can cost lu the lasl oneand a half numerous insurance eaiiieis have either terminated operations or signif iwuuly according to Our goal is to affect a basic change in the publics attitude toward liability and said Larry any of the Tex LS Ouunbei of As a many businesses cannot gel coverage al any Those lucky enough U gel covciage seen iniunia skyrocket sevcial tiuiulicU Milnei The chamber has formed a group called Texans Against Lawsuit The group has begun lobbying ihe legislature and plans to use bum pei televi and billboards to gel the mes sage Oui goal is allecl a basic change in the publics attitude towatd iiabilily and and lo change otu slate laws so as lo cud this su angling lawsuil Milnet An example of lawsuil abuse is a case in Houston wheic a woman has a gioceiy chain for after being struck by a falling In another a sporting goods store in Austin no longer sells any kind of protective headgear not even foot ball helmets after being sued for The family of a man training lo be an officer for the Deportment of Public Safety sued alter lite man suffered brain ITie store was named in ihe suit because the DPS bought a head piece there used by recruits in boxing If I lose this Im out of the store owner I cuiti stand the