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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas AVAILABLE COPY O Sunday July 1991 170 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAi of Joseph Mclver Three 42 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Ilerald Zeilung wishes happy birthday today to Raymond Regan Augie Doug Carol Crystal Christine Guerrero and Paulina Happy birthday Monday to Louis Betty Stephany Goodbrcad and Kclley Belated birthday wishes to Wil ton Wamccke Cheryl Debbie Kyle Arturo Arncndariz and Jason Celebrating an anniversary today arc Raul and Odelia Espino sa and Nell and Harold Belated anniversary wishes to Joe and Vivian Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Art League Jane Felts Mauldin will demons trate in watcrcolor at the next New Braunfels Art League meeting at 7 Tuesday at the Arts 646 Walnut She also plans to discuss the evolution of the influences and techniques an artist uses over a period of Her paintings may be seen at Moo ney Galleries and locally at Padcsh Artworks and the The public is invited to attend the meet MexicanAmerican Seniors of tile New Braunfels High School Class of 1992 are invited to join the Senior Mexican American The next meeting will be dt Thursday at Cypress Bend Park rangers City of New Braunfels Parks Recreation Department is accept ing applications for park These are seasonal parttime posi To be eligible persons must be 18 years of able to obtain CPR and first aid experience in parks and public biology and related Applications maybe picked up at the parks office in Landa Day school Paul Lutheran Day School is taking registration for 3and 4yearolds in its fall Call 6252044 for more Commodities The Community Council of South Central Texas will be issu ing USDA commodities to income eligible households from 9 to noon Tuesday at the National Guard Armory on Interstate 35 in New Under the guide lines of the Texas Department of Human all recipients will be required to complete an applica tion in order to determine eligibili ty and must bring proof of identifi cation and proof of Defensive driving A defensive driving class will be offered from 610 Tuesday and Wednesday at the Schertz Good Shepherd Catholic Church For more information call before 2 Comal Independent School Dis trict Community Education is offering defensive driving classes Tuesday and Thursday Call New Braunfels Independent School District Community Edu See Page 2 Good Day Partly cloudy conditions coupled with winds from the south at 1015 mph could result in iso lated showers The high like ly will reach the mid90s with an overnight low tonight in the upper Similar conditions are forecast for Inside 1016C DEAR TV auto collide By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer An 18wheclcr and a small Ply mouth collided at about Fri day afternoon on northbound Inter state 35 at the Spur 3 leav ing the automobile overturned and facing south in the left lane of the Both occupants of the car were transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital by New Braunfels Emergen cy Medical Service said Officer Gayle Dugger of the New Braunfels Police Dale Smith of was the driver of the Dalworth Trucking truck involved in the They were riding in my blind Madill People donlocal ize that truckers cant sec the trucks cab and the car came into contact and the car spun and rolled in front of the Dugger The truck driver said he was in the left lane when the accident Damage to the truck included some missing lug nut covers and bent chrome on the front right The car was estimated at a total A small Plymouth came to rest overturned and facing south after a collision Friday on Interstate Highway 35 with a large Both were north bound at the time of the Details at the scene were sketchy and unavailable Photo by Robert Stewart City takes preventive approach to gangs ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer New Braunfels police and city offi cials say although a few gangs do exist in the steps are being taken to prevent serious Officials discussed the situation at a recent City Council meeting in response to a letter from a resident asking council members to establish a curfew to curb gang Weve got young males who are running gangs in the Police Chief Dick Headen I dont mink that a is going to be the solution to I do think better emphasis on the family at home may very well be what we need to Its a growing but I dont know that I would label it out of con he Gangs here are more of a nuisance than a Headen said on Fri Members mostly range between 12 and 17 years in but numbers havent been he Activities involve mostly theft and he The police chief said he recently met facetoface with several gang leaders to open a I asked these young guys to use their influence to get a dia logue started with their friends so we can communicate and come up with something that Tcan live with and City Council praises DARE programs success ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The countywide Drug Abuse Resistance Education DARE program for fifthgraders received high marks for its first yearin New Braunfels City DARE is a cooperative antidrug education effort joint ly funded by the New Braunfels Police the Comal Independent School District and the New Btaun fels Independent School DARE Officer Robert reporting to the City Council Monday on the programs initial school said about 850 fifthgraders from public schools throughout the county graduated from the DARE At the end of the 17week the students basic knowledge of drugs and their dangers increased 11 per from 79 to 90 in the New Biaunfels Indepen dent School District and increased 18 from 77 to 95 in the Comal Independent School according to the DARE School pretest and posttest Owens More than 99 percent of the graduated students in a written appraisal of the that they they would be able to say no to drugs as a result of That means the students not only understand the dan gers of they know why they need to say Thats the of the giving them the skills to say Owens Its a very positive Its very It helps the police departments it helps the city and its helping the schools he One of the most rewarding experiences for Owens was being able to work with all the kindergarten through at Mounlain Valley Elementary School instead of only the fifthgraders as at bigger If I get Jired the greatest reward was being there with the kindcrgartners and having them stand there and look at you and Thank Owens NB1SD Superintendent Charles Bradberry said the joint effort has taken a lot of but has worked so well that he hopes the program can soon be extended to sixth and seventh Joe C1SD said if the program keeps even one child off drugs it will have been we have a drug problem right here in New and we have had one for a long Rogers I dont think thats going to go away very but I personally think this is one of the best things started in our The addition of in do nations brings the fund drive for the new Seniors Center of Comal County to still short of the For a list of the latest see Page they Headen The gang leaders mentioned that the youths liked to play but the only place they can play is on the which neighbors complain to police Headen So he said hes looking for a place for them Bulverde shooting investigated By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Investigation continues into the Fri day shooting of a man in the Ridge view Oaks West subdivision near according to Carl a criminal investigator with the Comal County Sheriffs Donn Alan Walker of HJ2U Rain bow Drive was mowing his back lawn with a riding mower when he was struck from behind with a small calib er bullet of unknown origin around Davis He was transported by Airlife heli copter to Medical Center Hospital in San where he was treated and Doctors did not remove the projec tile as it was in a nonlife threatening position in a fatty area of the left Davis Xrays indicate lhat the projectile may be a 22caliber he There were no witnesses and two rifles in the house were taken by as pan of the Deputy Dennis Koepp Walkers was taken to the sheriffs office for further ques Davis to play without being even if it means building them a and is considering establishing a law enfor cement sports he If theres something theyd like to do of a constructive and I can help them do why wouldnt I Headen I want to keep them out of trouble and keep them from mess ing up their Imposing a youth curfew similar to the one the city of San Antonio has been considering would simply be treating a symptom of the City Manager Paul Grohman New Braunfels has taken a more proactive approach to uie gang situa tion and the closely related drug prob he Youths who undergo training through the Drug Abuse Resistance Education DARE program a cooperative antidrug education prog ram sponsored by the police depart ment and the Comal and New Braun fels school districts today are less likely to be the gang members of Grohman The police department also has an active drugintervention program that includes the new canine unit conduct ing campus and vehicle drug searches during the school he Headen has encouraged officers to have a positive pro file in the especially among Grohman Sure we have a just like everyone But I think were doing a much better job rn dealing with that problem than just sitting back and saying a curfew is going to solve all our Grohman Mike director of the Safe City said the organiza tions board of directors a couple years ago briefly studied a curfew that would have closely involved but decided against the plan before proposing an ordinance to the Now Braunfelv i at ks Director David Whatley demonstrates the lowering of the level of the Edwards Aquifer by crop irrigation in Uvaido and Medina counties and by San Antonios continued sole reliance on under ground Whatley used an aquifer complete with San Marcos and other area to show state directors of the American Planners in town for their quarterly business that aquifer depletion problems are man not because of Mother Photo by Mark Warnken
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