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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 4, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE 88PV New Braunfels In 141 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Kenard Boord Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Xeitung wishes happy birthday uxlay to Caleb Oraccjanc Mary Esther Miguel Madcro and Mary Alice Belated best wishes to Bobby Bacon and Amy Happy anniversary today to Howard and Betty Belated anniversary greetings to Bill and Donna Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Parade meeting Planners of the Fourth of July Welcome Home Troops parade in New Braunfels will conduct another meeting with participants at 7 Thursday at Knights of Columbus Hall on Landa Organizers Cheryl Scott and Wilton Warncckc encourage rep resentatives of every civic organi sation and service club to attend and invites all interested individu The group is seeking Desert and Vietnam veterans to lido in floats or march in the para Also sought is a sponsor to decorate the necessary The parade is but a portion of the days which will si art with a patriotic include entertainment and conces sions and conclude with a fire works Street closure South Castell Avenue from West San Antonio Street to Krauscs Cafe was to be closed from 7 to 5 today for util ity Rummage sale On Our Lady of Per petual Help Catholic Church will sponsor a unique dualbenefit rum mage sale in the church Funds ior the church will raised through the rental of tables and 10 by8foot spaces at a cost of Participants can make money for themselves by what IJicy To reserve a call 6253534 or drop by the church ollicc at 138 Austin by The sale will be from 8 to 4 Saturday and is open to the Home schooling Home Schooling Day activities are scheduled from 11 to 3 Saturday at the Anthony Convent in San The sponsored by Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Home School and users of its is under the direction of Janice Babysitting is The event is free and open to the Persons with questions arc invited to call Debbie Niland in New or Sandra Crouch in San Genealogy society Guest speaker at tonights meet ing of the Comal County Genea logical Society will be Robert Bob RobinsonZwahr of San author of a twovolume Bremcr family Tuesdays meeting begins at 7 in the Herb Schneider Room of Victoria Banks North The clubs quarterly will be distributed at the Comal County Genealogical Society meets the first Tuesday of each President of the orga nization is Raymond Seo 2 Good Day Partly cloudy conditions with a slight chance for a high near 93 and an overnight low near 73 are forecast for the area The same story should continue the next several For weather see Page Inside DEAR S TV Window washers Hipolito and Jose Eleazar Herrera hang from the side of the cleaning the windows of New Braunfels Executive Bank Photo by Erik Karlsson Man convicted here loses appeal From STAFF and WIRE REPORTS A San Antonio man sentenced to death by a Comal County jury in 1985 has lost a Supreme Court appeal Mon day in the robbing and shooting of five Mexican One victim Rodolfo Baiza Hernandez was sen tenced six months after the incident to die by lethal The court let stand rulings that Her nandez was sentenced His appeal did not challenge his Coma County murder Hernandez met in San Antonio five young men who had entered the coun try illegally from Mexico and were seeking to reach a Demon ranch where they had been told they could Hernandez offered to drive them to but after driving into Comal County stopped his car near New Braunfels and ordered the men Each of trie five men was shot and but only one Victor no Cervan died from his The other four survived and testi fied against Court documents indicate that Her nandez bragged about helping solve his states overpopulation of illegal His appeal challenged the testi mony of a courtappointed psychiat rist at Hernandezs sentencing The psychiatrist had examined him before the guiltorinnocence trial to determine if he was mentally compe At the sentencing the psy chiatrist testified about Hernandezs future Hernandezs lawyer was given a chance to crossexamine the Lake releases slowed to reflect inflow The water release rate from the Canyon Lake reservoir was decreased to 380 cubic feet per second from 580 cfs Monday according to the GuadalupeBlanco River The release rate was adjusted down to reflect declining inflows into the As of May reservoir inflow was recorded at 218 and the reservoir elevation stood at feet above mean sea about feet below the tion pool elevation of 909 the top of the NBISD board to host first public forum By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet in their monthly study session tonight at the Education 430 Mill in New The board will go into executive session at and will begin Uic public meeting with an open forum at This meeting will be first time that he board will hear public input via an Anyone wishing to address board needs to be there and signed up by There is a lime limit of five minutes per person with a total time limit for the forum being 30 If no one signs up by ihe meeting start the board will go on to other The plan was approved by trustees al last months The open forum time is intended for discussion of nonagenda according to Suncriiuendew Charles Patrons of the school 2 Inflow of about 200 cfs is not unusual for this time of said David GBRA director of planning and The inilow has slowed during the past and coriunued rains will be needed from Kerrville to keep the releases Welsch But recent rains have enabled the GBRA to keep the release rate higher than the inflow for the time he The river downstream depends on not lake and although the current inflow is stronger than this time last it is still con sidered in the low GBRA Gen eral Manager John Specht said in a recent water resources This means that no additional water can be stored in the reservoir and depending on future flows may continue to decline as summer he Downstream recreational activities in New Braun fels require strong The current lake level is almost five feet higher than at this time last so Canyon Lake is still in good shape to deliver water from storage to meet waterrights commitments downs tream should the drought continue through the Specht For the most the average monthly inflow into the reservoir since 19S7 has remained less than 300 GBRA operates Canyon Reservoir to store portions of high level flows for use in drought and lowflow Tuesday June 1991 25 Cents One 12 Pages Council studies ballot issues By MARK WARNKEN Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council on Monday directed the city attorney to study the possibility of polling resi dents about an ordinance restricting transportation of waste on city streets in the 10 referendum on alcohol Although the council took no for mal action during the May or James Goodbread asked City Attorney Barry Moore to look into the legal aspects of the proposal pre sented by Securing A Future Environ ment The ad hoc citizens committee opposes plans of Lafarge and its Systech Environmental to store and bum hazardous waste as fuel at the Balcones Cement located within a mile of the city The proposed transportation restr ictions are intended to make Lafarges plan difficult and SAFE President David Wallace told the Wallace requested that the council allow voters to consider establishment of an ordinance restricting heavy industrial transportation of hazard ous waste on city Wallace also distributed to council members a similar ordinance from an Alabama city with a cement They in Alabama are just trying to do as much as humanly possible to protect their and1 thats what were asking here Wallace Were on top of and it wouldnt take but a few minutes for a major spill to get in The sample ordinance also limits the times and speeds such trucks can travel to protect residents around the he Council Member Loraine Kraft said that because the plant is not in the city hazardous waste could be moved to the cement plant over coun ty roads from the south One possibility is to annex those roads so gain some liocal and certainly the county can play a role in said SAFE board member Paul But the city has guidelines to meet when annexing particularly providing city Goodbread Tlie expensive extension of ser vices to sparsely populated areas isnt always in the taxpayers best he Balcones Cement Plant Manager Michel Edmont responded that aware of environmental con has planned transportation routes that dont include roads over the Edmont said restricting some types of heavy trans portation while ignoring Page 2 Plans made for second race ACS sees ducky developments Dee gets in a ducky day of practice for his upcoming public appearances on behalf of the Groat New Braunfels Duck Photo by Jamie Lee Campbell By JAMIE LEE CAMPBELL Start Wiiter As the American Cancer Society gears up for its second Great New Braunfels Duck the plastic ducks are keeping company with a Were having tliis meeting to get our ducks in a said Mary Assistant Administrator of McKemia Memorial Hospital and volunteer planner for the ACS Duck Volunteers met at MMH Monday evening to discuss the The race is scheduled for July Mr the duck a man in a duck suit will be making appearances kids can have their picture taken with Faria A donation would be Faria Docs first official appearance will be Saturday at 843 San Dee alsoappear has June 15 and 22 appearances Final appearance before the race is scheduled fur July Well be selling tickets for the race all over Faiia Each tick et will be matched with one of the A contribution uf is required to The duck race will be held at Schlitterbahn Water Parks New Surfcn The event is scheduled to begin at 5 30 mi July Faria said all piuceeiis from ihe nice serve cancer patients in New Braunfels and tlie Comal County The money provides supplies and Contestants in the duck race could win a variety of There willl be threeday season passes to gift certificates and according lo Well also so have games like tugofwar and the threelegged duck Faiia For more information call Mary Faria at 62S9111
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