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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 2, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas AVAILABLE COPY raunfels 25 Cents I 410 MO 16 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHIMG 2627 E YANDELL DR EL TX 79903 181 Tuesday July 1991 161 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Eddy Blrdweli One 12 Pages Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Terriah Anthony Terri Vanessa Marie Amanda Elizabeth Drin Mireya Cindy Bea sley and Katherine Belated birthday wishes to Robin Happy anniversary today to Armando and Hilda Belated anniversary wishes to Thomas and Jody Smith and Mike and Charlotte Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Red Cross Red Cross volunteers are reminded to turn in money for the July 9 banquet by July The ban quet begins at at the Holiday Entertainment will be provided by South Texas Water aerobics New Braunfels Parks and Recre ation Department is sponsoring water aerobics classes at Landa Park pool on Wednesday and Friday mornings from For more information call 6259295 or Book sale Friends of Dittlinger Memorial Library are collecting used paper back and hardbound records and puzzles for the annual October book Getthose over stuffed bookshelves cleaned Donations directly benefit the library through acquisitions and programs funded by the Bring donations to the library or call Douma at 6293048 for No textbooks or maga Discovery series Children can learn the answers to many questions in this weeks Discovery Series at the Childrens Museum in New Registration for morning work shops are from Tues day through Children from 612 years old are invited to parti cipate in two classes each Parents pick up the youngsters at For more information call Fireworks fund New Braunfels Jaycees request that all New Braunfels residents show their American pride by depositing for each member of the household in an account that will fund the Fireworks 1991 dis play at Prince Solms Park on July The account has been estab lished at Victoria Bank and formerly First Federal Savings and on Main Plaza in downtown New Any teller can accept donations for the fireworks show and issue a Piano repair The piano in the Civic Center is in need of Because the necessary funds have not been budgeted by the a citizens committee has been formed to raise the needed Members include Helgard Barren Jan Kennady and JoAnna Goal in Those making donations should write checks payable to the city of New Braunfels and mail them to 8 Mission All donations are tax For more informa call Suhr at 6256330 or Schi See Page 2 Good Day Expect a high temperature of 95 today and an overnight low of There is a slight chance of after noon and evening showers throughout the The high temperature reported Monday was 90 the overnight low was 70 For more weather infor please see Page Inside 7 3 DEAR TV Authorities investigate death of man ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment investigators and Department of Public Safety troopers early Tuesday investigated the death of a Hispanic apparently the victim of a hit andrun accident on FarmtoMarket The body was found early this morning by Perdenales Electric Coop officials Chief Deputy Wayne Hoherz of the Comal County Sheriffs Office said the man is believed to be from San Antonio and probably about 28 years Investigators believe the man was dead for several hours before he was discovered before 7 Hoherz The body was found a few feet west of FM about threetenths of a mile north of the Hoffman Lane Blood stains located on the road nearby led some investiga tors at the scene to speculate the vic tim was struck by a vehicle before staggering off the road and The victims name could not be released pending notification of next of he DPS Trooper Gilbert Lozano is handling the case as a but the sheriffs office also is investigat ing it pending the outcome of an Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Har old Krueger pronounced the man dead and ordered an The autopsy will be performed at the Travis Coun ty Medical Examiners Comal County Sheriffs DePartment investigators measure the distance from blood stains on FM 306 to the body of a Hispanic male about 28 years discovered before 7 Photo by Mark Warnken A heros welcome home San Antonio man held ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer A 17yearold San Antonio man remains in the Comal County Jail today after officials arrested him on drug charges Monday along the Gua dalupe Kyle Wood was charged with pos session of cocaine under 28 grams and possession of LSD under 28 Bond has been set at on each He was arrested by officials from the Comal County Sheriffs Office and Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force around said a narco tics who asked not to be The arrest was prompted by an anonymous caller to the sheriffs department reporting an LSD party in the parking lot of a tube rental busi ness on the Guadalupe River near Canyon he A sheriffs department narcotics officer and an Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force officer followed a suspiciouslooking van and another vehicle from the parking lot begin ning about he adding the vehicles were later stopped by officers on FarmtoMarket 2673 near the Village West Subdivision entrance on a traffic he After both vehicles occupants granted permission to officers uncovered a small amount of cocaine and a or of LSD hidden in the whose driverowner was then he Both vehicles also contained drug officers Pledger man drowns Thousands of troops march down Congress Avenue in Austin Photo by Stephanie Ferguson Celebrating the troops By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor AUSTIN Tens of thousands of protroop supporters converged on the state Capitol Sunday to wel come home the men and women in Adults and children alike waved flags and sported patriotic symbols as the Texas Heroes Parade took off in white and blue form down Congress Avenue from the This special parade is setting the stage for cities across the state planning special July 4th activities this year to show appreciation to the troops across the state that served in Operation Desert In New Braunfels a committee is planning a special welcome home parade and celebration this July 4 to recognize those The Welcome Home Troops Committee has planned for a para de to begin at Main Plaza at 11 More than 40 floats are expected to be seen in the local The parade will wind its way to the Comal County Fairgrounds on Common Street for an old fashioned For more infor mation call Margi Handrick at 6251884 or Wilton Warnecke at Sonia and Robert Martinez Photo by Stephanie Ferguson War is never forgotten By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor The the the sight of war will forever be embedded in Staff Robert Martinezs mind leaving along with other veterans of Operation Desert a lesson No longer can you take any thing for No longer should you take the the caring of a family member or spouse for granted because you never know when it could be Martinez See Page 2 ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Divers recovered the body of a 30yearold Matagorda County man who drowned in the Guadalupe River Monday Cecil Wayne ONeal of Pledger drowned at Monday in the river at the FarmtoMarket 306 bridge near Abbotts River said Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremen Divers and a New Braunfels Fire Department rescue called in assist the sheriffs department in the recovered the body at about 25 feet from the eastern Bremer Two companions said the victim who cpuldrrt accidently slipped into the X Precinct 4 Justice of the Howard Smith ruled the drowning accidental based on the investigation by Deputy Eddie Tijcrina and gator Carl Bremer Academy requests payment from NBU The New Braunfels Christian Academy has requested that New Braunfels Utilities pay for equipment to protect the schools tele phone system from electrical surges produced by lightning strikes on NBU facilities next The private located on Mis sion Hills is near the NBU radio tower and water tank at the end We recently experienced a light ning strike on that lower or and they believe that strike on our system ruined their telephone NBU General Manager Bob Sohn told the board of trustees The schools board of directors in a recent letter asked the utility to pay for protective filter equipment to pre vent such future as recommended by the schools tele We recently exper ienced a lightning strike on that tower or NBU General Manager Bob phone repair Sohn I wish you would read the letter and get back to me on your feelings about it and how you want to handle because I feel its something the board needs to think Sohn The schools director telephone Monday afternoon declined to comment except to say that the academy looks forward to a continued good working relationship with NBU in this and other
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