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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 21, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels J T i 154 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Henry Druebert Friday June 1991 25 Cents Two 20 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels llerald Zeilung wishes happy birthday today to Vincc Alicia Kaylc Cindy Gilbert Guerrero Fra sia Shelley Lcona Patti Aurora Earick and Dante Happy birthday Saturday to Mary Ann Lloyd Wcs Gertrude Chester Rudy Guerrero and Elva Belated birthday wishes to Mclanic and Gilbert Guer rero Happy anniversary today to and Richard Intrau Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Applications taken The city of New Braunfels Hous ing Authority has rcopcned taking applications for rental For more information call Parks workshop The New Braunfels Parks Recreation Department is co sponsoring a Project Learning Tree workshop to adult youth leaders and The work shop is slated for June 29 at the Landa Park Recreation Center from 9 Fee is For more information call Cops and robbers The Cops and Robbers softball tournament to benefit the Emergency Childrens Shelter for Children in a Crisis Situation is slated for June 22 at the Camp Comal Softball located on Kuehler Activities start around 9 The event is organ ized by the New Braunfels Police Officers Raffle tick ets are on sale at the Police Depart A baseball card show also is planned for the day of the tourna Everyone is encouraged to come out and support their favorite teams and bring lawn Food and drinks will be sold as part of the New Braunfels Police Department Auxiliary will sponsor a bake sale at the Benefit car wash The Runners Softball Team will wash cars June 22 from 10 at Barrys Under pass 904 Seguin to raise money for a team trip to Den Fish fry and dance SCHERTZ VFW Post located at 1000 Highway 78 in will sponsor an old fashioned fish fry and June 22 from The Country Creek band will provide live music in the post can teen between 9 For more information call Water festival The sixth annual Hot Dam Cold Water Festival is slated for this weekend at Farm to Market 306 and the Guadalupc River next to the Maricopa Grounds open at 5 Friday and remain open until after the dance at mid On the grounds will be open from 11 to 1 For more information call Wade Russell at See Page 2A Good Day Fair highs in the lows in he mid708 and winds from the southeast m 1015 mpli are anti cipated for the area through the Less than 20 percent chance of isolated showers is fore In New Rraunfoln the high was 93 ami the overnight low was For more weather please see Page Invlcfe DEAR REUQIOUS TV POLICE ROUNDUP 11yearold reported kidnapped By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The mother of an 11yearold boy reported that her son was kidnapped in New Braunfels Thursday according to Roquc of the New Braunfels Police The woman said that she left the boy alone in her apartment in the 900 block of Interstate 35 when she went to the store around 11 Roquc When she returned at about her son was gone and there were some items out of place but there were no signs of forced police Neighbors reported seeing a man and a boy leaving the area in a yellow according to Grocery robbed The BuyForLcss grocery store in the 600 block of Walnut in New Braunfels was robbed around last according to Roquc of the New Braunfels Police Witnesses said that a man wearing what appeared to be a homemade ski mask and holding a gun under a multi colored bandana walked up to a cashier in the store and demanded that she open the cash register and give him the Roque The cashier opened the drawer and removed the large The man then pointed at the drawer and told the cashier to lift it and took the money from placed the cash in a grocery bag and walked out of the Roque Witnesses described the man as a 5 foot 6 inch Hispanic 130 in See Page 2A WIC coupons to be used for fresh produce By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Infants and Children WIC program is looking to area far mers for a fresh nutritional boost for atrisk women and WIC is a special supplemental food program aimed at giving children a healthy start in life by promoting nutrition and health at the important stages of fetal and early childhood WIC has begun distribution of worth of special coupons which can be redeemed by WIC clients at the weekly Farmers Mark ets in New San Marcos and Bastrop for fresh fruits and vegetables grown at area This is a winwin Eddie director of the local WIC based in San Our clients have access to locally grown fresh fruits and while the fanners will be able to earn extra dollars with an expanded group of Ortega said that there could be a increase in income for area The Fanners Market Cou pon Demonstration Program is expected to serve 702 women and children in Comal 951 in Guadalupe 973 in Hays and 581 in Bastrop according to Each participating woman and child will receive five coupons which can be redeemed at the Fanners Market throughout the The New Braunfels Farmers Market is held each week at the Com al County Fairgrounds on Fridays from to SooIo I 500 Traffic Control Plan Common A extension of Common Street from Gruene Road northeast to FarmtoMarket Road 306 to expected to improve traffic flow in the northeastern part of Commons extension slated ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Construction is scheduled to begin by 1 on a extension of Common Street from Gruene Road northeast to Farmto Market Road 306 to improve traffic flow in the northeastern part of Work likely will start in midto late If the weather the extension should be substantially complete and ready for public use by said Bobbie the state High ways and Public Transportation Departments resident engineer in Comal But the final layer of pavement ideally wont be laid in winter for technical reasons and may be delayed until he The once in will serve the peo ple of the Canyon Lake area in getting into the business district of New Hasert Its not that you cant do it and havent done for the last 50 but you have to come through which can be difficult these days because of the tourist activity that takes place The only other current choice for motorists is to take FM306 to Interstate Highway 35 and enter the business district from the he The road will have two 12foot lanes with eightfoot shoulders and left turn lanes onto Gruene Road and onto Common Street will intersect FM306 just north of its intersection with Old Construction activity should cause few inconveniences for he The highway department and the city have been planning the about four years Hasert Once the highway department com pletes the the highway department will turn it over to the city to he Funding for the Common Street extension beyond the city purchase of rightofway comes through a federal program administered through the Hasert Future highway department plans call for Common Street to be further extended to where the farmtomarfcet road becomes Hunter Hasert Optimistical this project will begin in April but because no funds have yet been dedicated by the state it could take When a thoroughfare parallel to fH35 will directly link the New Braunfels business district to the San Marcos business Hasmsaidv New Braunfels Utilities surface watertreatment now under will treat up to 8 million gal lons of water pulled from the Guadalupe River daily through this waterintake When the land around it is restored to its original the structure will be a groundlevel concrete slab practically invisible from the Photo by Mark Warnken Surface watertreatment plant may see completion by October ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Work on New Braunfels Utilities million surface watertreatment plant is expected to be complete in slightly ahead of Local contractor Lambda Construc tion has completed about 85 percent of the said Roger NBU director of technical The two oilier contractors one building the riverintake facility and the other the piplinc system linking the plant to dif ferent parts of the citys water system should also be complete within a few weeks of the main located off Albert Street near the Guadalupe The plant will have the capacity to treat 8 million gallons from the Gua dalupe River daily to supplement NBUs six ground water wells that See Page 2A Bids likely this month on FM1044 ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The state Department of Highways and Public Transportation will accept bids later this month on the planned million reconstruction of Farm toMarket Road 1044 into New The miles of road from FM 78 near Marion in Guadalupe County north to Interstate 35 in New Braun fels will be torn up and rebuilt in sec The twolane thoroughfare will be widened slightly to 24 feet from 20 feet and drainage will be upgraded said Dale high way department resident engineer in The project will be awarded to the lowestbidding contractor next month and work should start in late August or early Stein The contractor will have 10 months to complete the so the road work should be finished in the summer of he Were going to have quite a few detours during the project when we replace and reconstruct several low water but thats very far down the Stein Plans for the project were com pleted about 10 months ago after a year and a half of Stein New Braunfels City Manager Paul Grohman said the road improvements are needed to improve traffic flow in the But well need to take a look at extending County Line Road to FM 1044 sometime in the Groh man Neither the city nor state have planned or dedicated funds for that he Coming Sunday Take a step back in historic time by visiting some old log cabina and fach werk homes located outside of New Learn the history behind the Log Haus Restaurant and Peddlers Wagon from and Hollis Woo who have spent years refurbishing the past for the Look for it in the Kaleidoscope Page 1 of Sun days New Braunfels County to study gasoline distribution ByQREQMEFFORD Special to the HeraldZeltung County officials agreed Thursday to explore different of accounting for the local governments gasoline dispensation system follow ing suggestions that a new system be In the Sheriff Jack Bremer said hed requested a system be devised that would allow units north of Canyon Lake to purchase fuel in the lake avoiding an expensive crosscountry drive to refuel at county At the Thursday meeting of the Comal County Commissioners officials heard suggestions that the county switch from a key access to an identification card accounting allowing for increased control of gasoline County Judge Carter Casteel inquired as to the cost of installing a permanent card system at county instead of contracting local Bremer said the sug gested card system would allow law enforcement personnel to make use of private stations operating at the Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo Evans called for the explora tion of different possibilities at sol ving the fuel and accounting to be heard at a later in other the court Awarded a monthly con tract to a San Antoniobased allowing the comity to lease six automobiles for Alamo Area Narcotics Task Awarded a bid on inmate pay phono equipment and service to Southwestern Appointed Ernie Hassoki as com
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