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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 28, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AVAILABLE COPY 185 75 Cents Sunday July 1991 180 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Daniel Zoeller Four 66 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Brandon Chase Karl Seth Debbie Juan Ley ba Helen Richard Gutierrez Emcst Oarza Alexis Gladys Wester Fidencio and Isabel Jimmy Mona Marie Landin and Bryan Happy birthday Monday to Beatrice Julie Bob Edna Alice Mae Laramie Boos and Helen Belated birthday wishes to Tho mas Barbara Mar Marvin Wcstermaycr and Rayanne Celebrating anniversaries today are George and Ida Burger and Dennis and Doris Celebrat ing an anniversary Scot tie and Teresa Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Republican men Republican Mens Club of Comal County will meet Tuesday at Guadalupe Valley Telephone lOOFarm toMarkct Marshal Bill Jonas will be the guest All members are urged to For more information call Charles Bill ings at Seniors fundraiser The new SeniorsCenter of Comal located on Landa is the site for the seniors garage sale that ends Profits will benefit the Senior Citizens Candidate forum Candidates running for the New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees will parti cipate in a forum 7 Tuesday at The Education 430 Mill The forum will be hosted by the New Braunfels chapters of the Texas State Teachers Associa tion and the Texas Association of Professional Dan Gar consumer reporter for KMOL will be the Friends for Rivers Local environmental group Friends for Rivers will sponsor a forum at Tuesday at Vic toria Bank and Trust 1000 Walnut Rebecca associate director of public rela tions for the Texas Nature Conser vancy will be the guest Volunteer meeting A volunteer meeting at Vista Village Retirement Community will be at at Vista 264 Loma All prospective volunteers are encouraged to For more information call Bowling tournament Senior Citizens Center and Comal Bowl are sponsoring a bowlathon today from 23 at Comal Volunteers are needed to Proceeds will go to the building fund of the new senior citizens To have an item listed In Stam contact Janlne Green or Stephanie Ferguson at should be of commun ity Interest but not commercial In EMS exercise Reviewing the dos and donts of onsite care and critiquing first aid procedure at an exercise held Saturday on FarmtoMarket Road 1044 in Comal County is Stacie a representative of the New Braunfels Fire The the first practical training session for stu dents of the San Antonio Fire was attended by students from throughout the NBFD Captain Don Zercher said similar drills are conducted Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Neighbors reclaim park ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Rivercrest Heights residents on Saturday spent almost six hours cleaning up an overgrown neighbor hood riverfront park that some of the homeowners didnt even know existed until a couple weeks About 50 residents helped clear 8foothigh weeds and trim and tidy up the small private park on Hillcrest near the intersection with Fair not only to enhance the quality of life in the but also as a deterrent to an increasingly serious crime prob lem Max Womack kicked off the mowing effort with a the neighbors enjoyed a barbecue together at the rediscov ered neighborhood complete with barbecue pits and concrete picnic Future plans call for remodel ing the vandalized bathhouse and repairing the Rivercrest Heights includes about 120 homes between the Guadalupe River and Loop 337 northwest of Common Later that Harry and Darlerie who live just across Hillcrest from the park and were instrumental in organizing the clea relaxed under the shade of a large tree to enjoy the view of the This is Everybody needs a little of Harry Dauer The Dauers lived in the neighbor hood for several years in the 1970s before returning about 18 months ago after Harry Dauer returned from the civil service at Randolph Air Force People travel a thousand mile to come here and enjoy the and it sits in our back yard and we let it go to Now I dont understand Harry Dauer A couple weeks residentsmet with the Safe City Commission and began organizing a neighborhood crime watch and reorganizing the homeowners association that used to care for and financially support the Cheryl Nancy Bullock and Linda Gutierrez are the prime movers in the organizational The neighborhood already has raised more than half the back proper ty taxes owed on the A clean park used by residents and the neighborhood watch both will dis courage increasing criminal the Dauers In the last six home burg laries and things like that have increased in this and weve noticed increased unwanted activities in this Darlene Daucr The park fell into neglect gradually in the 1980s because too many neigh bors used the park and too few volun teered to help in the said Jim a 20year resident of Crest Lane who used to help mow the Murphy is the National Guard recrui ter in New We need to keep this thing Were getting too much crime out here Murphy Mayor opposes change in bar hours ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer New Braunfels Mayor James Goodbread strongly opposes extend ing the hours alcohol is sold locally and hopes city voters will support the current ordinance during the 10 I think its a pure waste of taxpay ers Goodbread Its an issue that was decided decisively in city ordinance allows the sale of alcohol until 1 oclock Saturday night and midnight the rest of the Bar owners organized a A voters guide to the Page IB petition asking the City Council to call a referendum on extending hours until 2 Voters will decide whether to allow licenses and permits to retail private clubs and mixed alcoholic beverage establishments for authority to serve and consume alcoholic beverages on Sunday between the hours of 1 and 2 and on any day except Sunday between the hours of 12 midnight and 2 In other alcohol could be sold until 2 nightly in the mea sure Proponents say this would keep money in the community by preventing people from having to go outside the city for latenight including believe the ordinance would lead to unruly increased drunken driving and more problems for Absentee voting now under way at the municipal 424 Castcll ends Goodbread said he cant think of a single benefit to the community as a other than the financial incen tive for bar this is motivated by the bar and saloon owners from an eco nomic Goodbread I guess I can understand but 1 cant believe that the extra hour a cou ple of days a week is going to make that much difference on their bottom line at years Goodbread said longer bar hours See Page 2A Southwestern Bell grant dedicated to development Southwestern Bell has announced the award of to the city of New Braunfels for economic development programs conducted by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Southwestern Bell will fund the hiring of an intern to establish on enterprise zone and the updating of industrial recruitment Local couple arrested on the grant will fund expansion of the Small Business Seminar Chamber President Tom Purdum said the grant will enable the Chamber to further pursue Identifying an area suitable for an enterprise zone desig nation to promote economic Tlirough the enterprise zone prog cities and counties designate spe cific geographical areas for economic development through lower state sales tax rates and other state and local Zones are designed to attract new Industries and encourage expansion of existing The Southwestern Bell grant also will fund an update of the Chambers industrial data a comprehensive compilation of statistical data and nar rative sent to bonafide industrial pros Purdum the Chamber hopes to use some of the money to develop a much more general color brochure for direct mail to industries the Chamber wants to attract to the New Braunfels Purdum Other grant funds will be used to pay for additional speakers and teach ers in the Chambers Small Business Seminar he Southwestern Bell announced the grant program for economic develop ment projects in The city of New represented by Spe cial Projects Director April Col and Chamber of Commerce officials worked together in identify ing worthwhile chamber Purdum Southwestern Bell is expected to deliver the award in the next few Good Day drug charges Partly cloudy conditions with southeast winds at about 10 mph today yield a 20 percent chance for late afternoon or evening precipita tion The high should be in the mid908 followed by an overnight low In the Similar condi tions are forecast for For more weather please see Page Inside 1016C DEAR 11A A TV By ROBERT STEWART Stiff Wrltar A New Braunfels couple was arrested Friday on drug charges in a joint operation between the Cornel County Sheriffs Department and the New Braunfels Police said Sheriff Jack This arrest is one that shows the fact that different law enforcement organizations sumd together to fight the drug Bremer Manuel and Rita of the 100 block of West End were each charged with possession of a controlled under 28 grams and possession of a con trolled over four under five Bre mer Manuel Oarza remains itt the Com al County Jail in lieu of posting a bond for the cocaine charge and a bond for the marijuana 8w Page 2A Fund drive As the drive to fund construction of the new Seniors Center of Comal County nears Its July 31 efforts to raise the needed money con volunteers like Jeannine and Marie Dawson will continue a HalfPrice Garage Sale at the facility on Landa Street from noon to 4 The effort now stands at with Just a few days to reach the needed For a list of the latest contri please see Page Photo by Annelies Schllckenrleder
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