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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 19, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas July 1991 174 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Coon Two 18 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zetiung wishes happy birthday today to Eva Francis Terri Anjeanette Elsa Stacey Nicole Michael Jared Bar Tina Marie De La John Zavala and Dave Celebrating a birthday Gilbert Guerrero and Valentino Belated birthday greetings to David Celebrating an anniversary Atwell and Hilda Happy anniversary Saturday to Chris and Shannon Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Open house Get a sneak preview of the new Seniors Center of Comal County during Open set for noon to 3 Sunday at the facility under renovation at 651 Landa Every one is invited to tour the Refreshments and entertainment will be Senior Citizens Remember to take those unused items to the old Krueger 472 San Antonio Saturday to be used for the Senior Citizens garage sale slated for July Fur and toys are just some ofthe items being Blood drive First Protestant Church is spon soring a blood drive The South Texas Regional Blood Bank will be accepting donors from to at the Seele Par ish House located on Coll Appointments may be scheduled by calling the church office at Friends for Rivers Local environmental Friends for Rivers will sponsor a forum July 30 at Victoria Bank and Trust 1000 Walnut Rebecca associate director of public relations for the Texas Nature Conservancy will be the guest School registration All returning Canyon High School students need to pick up registration packets next Students who will be in grades nine through 12 at Canyon High this fall should report to the cam pus July 24 or 25 from 8 to noon or from 1 to get their registration For more information contact CHS Principal Will Krieg at Realty class New Braunfels Board of Real tors is sponsoring six hours of Tex as Real Estate Commission Mandatory Continuing Education July 25 at the Faust All licensed real estate agents and brokers are required to complete 15 hours of training for license Offered will be Buyer Agency from 1 to and The Resi dential Unit As An Investment from 6 to Fee per course is for New Braunfels associa See Page 2 Good Day Todays forecast continues the recent with a high in the mid90s and a low in mid70s accompanied by mild south winds and a chance for late afternoon or evening The trend is expected to continue through the Thursdays high in New Braunfels was 94 and the overnight low was For more weather please see Page Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A Canyon Lake man was indicted Wednesday by the Comal County Grand Jury on of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault stemming from a May 20 inci dent involving a female convenience store Floyd Dewayne Allen of the Tanglewood Shores area of Canyon Lake was arrested near the store located on Farm to Market Road 306 by Dennis Koepp of the Comal County Sheriffs In other two men from the Houston area were indicted on charges of possession of a controlled James of Houston and Lome of Alvin were arrested May 6 at a Guadalupe River At the time of the officers seized 66 hits or dos ages of four ounces of marijua na and in sheriffs officials No charges were filed on the Indictments on various other charges include Carter of Canyon Lake subsequent Arthur of Sattler burg kidnapp lary of a Larry of Route 2 subsequent Jose of 200 block of McGaugh burglary of a Rodolfo of Houston burglary of a Gilbert Gonzales of 2000 block of Bridge possession of firearm by a Grace of Universal City Unauthorized use of a two Carlos of Rush Lane Hill Country Adventure possession of a controlled Ramiro of Route 6 possession of a controlled Pat of San Antonio theft by Cecil Overton of Route 6 subsequent Bobby of Seguin subsequent Ross of Sunset Courts possession of controlled Shirley of 800 block Rafting down the Guadalupe River exploring the Gruene Historic District and watching a ski show at McQueeneys Lake Breeze Ski Lodge were among area activities for the Sunshine young cancer patients from throughout the United States enjoying this weeks 1991 National Texas Hill Country Photo courtesy of Rockin1 R River Rides Firm seeks insurance rate hike ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Blue Cross and Blue Shield has requested a increase in Comal County health insurance premiums for Frank the countys insurance told the Commis sioners Court during a workshop before the regular meeting Thurs day that he continues to negotiate with the insurance but said theres little hope of reducing the hike request by more than 2 or 3 The countys renewal deadline is he Commissioners took no formal but did tentatively set a workshop for the last week of Commissioners plan to consider staying with Blue Cross and adding or trimming bid ding out health insurance joining a healthcare program being set up by McKenna Memor ial becoming fully or par tially and other Comal Countys insured group paid in premiums between March and April but or more than 80 of that was incurred Incurred claims include claims still being investi gated and the already paid on Welling That means Blue Cross administered and investigated county employ ees claims for 12 months for Theres no question that Blue Cross and Blue Shield lost money on this group over that 12 Wetting Page 2A County Commissioners vote to wait on WORD ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer The Comal County Commissioners Court on Thursday postponed for a week filling a vacancy on the Water Oriented Recreation District board of County Judge Carter Casteel and Precinct 1 Commissioner Jum bo Evans next week will interview nine people interested in the WORD appointment and submit a nomination to the Were going to have to interview these Casteel Theyre coming out of the woodwork wanting to serve on this In all fairness to ourselves and the I think were going to need to meet with each one of The vacant term will expire The created by the resignation last week of Richard will be filled by an individu al who either resides or owns property in the Brandon and another river mer chant recently resigned as directors in the wake of a legal controversy about local river Last commissioners appointed Guy Ander son to fill the unexpired term of Bill whose term would have been up It was reported in the paper thai we had a wave of and Id like to give special recognition to the fact that weve had a multiple of waves of very highly qualified volun teers to serve on this Evans the court received a petition from residents of the Oak Village North subdivision near Bulverde con cerning a lowwater crossing County Engineer Mac McCoy and state Highway Depart ment Resident Engineer Bobbie Hasert met with the homeowners association there Evans We discussed this with them and acknowledged that we appreciated the input concerning the lowwater cross ing in the They presented the petition at that he The petition is signed by people from throughout the Evans A watershed of more than acres drains through that McCoy Weve been as has been everyone in the for a long time that theres a water problem out but there is no quick Evans A project to significantly improve the situation would not only require expensive ecological studies but also would require a bunch of Evans hi other commissioners Directed the county road department to spend up to on a 32space parking lot behind the Extension Ser vice Approved a expenditure for an additional temporary fulltime clerk position for the County Court Beginning the posi tion will become Discussed the possibility of con tracting for a fleet fueling gasoline dispensing system with three or more locations throughout the county dur ing the workshop session preceding the regular Summers visitor trends expected to continue Highway 81 West possession of con trolled Terry of 1000 block Walnut possession of controlled sub Leroy of Route 2 subsequent Randolph of San Antonio subsequent Tina Marie of 1000 block Walnut possession of con trolled Eduardo of 800 block County Line possession of controlled COURTCASES Volunteer firefighter convicted of theft By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A volunteer firefighter with the Bulverde Fire Department was con victed Thursday of felony theft over and under She was sen tenced to 10 years probation and ordered to pay a fine and serve one year in a community restitution District Attorney Bill Reimer Corrine Ann of Bulverde was pronounced guilty by Judge Robert Pfueffer in state dis trict She plans to appeal the conviction and was released on a appeal The strength of the evidence is whafgave us this Reimer Schlueder was videotaped in the act of taking money by a security system at a convenience store where she was The store was known as Boon Docks General Store on High way 46 near Bulverde and is now known as The Farmers Owners Michael and Cathy Duross say that the which extended over a period of five devas tated their small what she did was put us out of business and cost five people their Cathy Duross She stole at least Duross said that they were recently able to reopen the I was in the hospital having my second baby and we had hired her based on the strength of her communi ty involvement and basically put her in as a she We thought we could trust her because she was with the fire Schlueder was also ordered to pay restitution for about in hot checks she cashed in San Reimer She just works here on a very lim ited a Bulverde Fire Depart ment official said Shoplifting charge A San Antonio woman was con victed of shoplifting this week in Comal County District Court and sen tenced to five years in District Attorney Bill Reimer Pamela Gail was sen tenced to five years in prison for the theft of worth of cigarettes from a Diamond Shamrock convenience store in Comal The charge was a class B misdemeanor enhanced to third degree felony by previous Reimer The fiveyear sentence will be stacked on a 12year sentence for a forgery conviction in San Antonio for See Page 2A Coming Sunday The National Weather Service for the New Braunfels calls for hot weather and slight chance of rain this Saturday and skies are expected to be partly High temperatures will be in the mid90s with lows in the Each day there is less than a 20percent chance of iso lated showers or On NWS meteorologists pre dict 10to 15mph winds from the Roughly daytime and over night visitors are expected in New Braunfels this the typical number for a nonholiday summer Around people are expected to attend Old Gruene Market Days from 10 to 6 Saturday and according to founder and vol unteer coordinator Paula Admission is Weaving is but one of the artistic endeavors taught by Nancy Bolle at Comal Elementary Schools Summer Art Read more about it in Sundays Kaleidoscope Sec Photo by Anna lies Schlickenrieder
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