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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                AVAILABLE COPY A i 25 Cents 186 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Ztituna rv Home of Edna Zlpp Tuesday August 1991 One 14 Pages Stamrntisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeilung wishes happy birthday today to Pauline Dustin Jacob Dean Judy Frances Erbcn and Scan Belated birthday wishes to Avelita Jennifer Roger Reininger and Jerry Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Rummage sale La Mujer a nonprofit will sponsor a rum mage and bake sale 17 and 18 at the Weekend Flea 1661 Seguin from 9 to 6 Concerned citizens Concerned Citizens Coalition will hold its regular monthly meet ing 7 at at Victoria Bank and Trust meeting room located at 1000 Walnut Guest speaker will be Rebecca associate direc tor of public relations for the Texas Nature Candidates for the upcoming NBISD trustee election have been invited to attend and will be allow ed to address the Reunion committee Vicjos Amigos reunion commit tee will sponsor a fundraiser Satur 10 at Our Lady of Perpe tual Help Church from 11 to 3 Barbecued chicken plates will sell for Dance school Registration for the 199192 Hermann Son School of Dance will be 15 from 16 at the lodge located at 463 Union In order to students must be members of Her mann Sons and in good Students must be between the ages of 3 and Registration fee per student is For more informa tion call Denise Bird at 6253093 or Marti Matthews at Flag retirement A date has been set to proceed with the flag retirement ceremony sponsored by the American Legion Post and The public is invited to observe the ritual slated to begin at 8 in Camp Comal Park located at the end of Kuehler on The post is continuing to accept unserviceable flags until ceremony For more information call Leon Helmke at Rummage sale Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will sponsor a rummage sale 10 at Startzs Cafe in Start zville at 9 Donations of all kinds Call Wanda Skinner at School Immunizations The Comal County Health Department announces its sche dule for immunizing children and adults prior to the beginning of Through all walk in immunization clinics will be at the Knights of Columbus Hall across from the main entrance to Landa The clinics will be held each Tuesday and Thursday from 911 and 14 Tues day clinics will be for all SM 2 Good Day A good chance for rain this after noon and evening marks a forecast thai includes partly cloudy a high near a low near 75 and southeast winds at 1012 Slightly drier conditions over the next few days could see the temper ature climb a few In New Braunfels the high was 94 and the overnight low was In the 24hour period ending at 7 inch of rainfall was For weather please see Page CLASSIFIED COMICS 10 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY HOROSCOPE S RECORDS 6 SPORTS 11 TV LISTINGS 3 WEATHER 2 Young Woman of the Year Accepting the congratulations of outgoing 1991 Texas Young Woman of the Year Melissa is Melissa Janel Marse of chosen just before midnight Saturday as 1992 Texas Young Woman of the Year in a program staged at the New Braunfels Civic Miss Hinojosa is of Laredo and Miss Marse is an Austin As winner of the state Miss Marse will represent Texas in the national competition in and could become Americas Young Woman of the The program formerly was known as Junior Photo by Annelies Schlickenrieder Kuempel sees tough choices By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor In an effort to balance the state Edmund Kuernpel says it will take a combination of a lottery and new I had hoped we would be able to come out with a balanced budget one that required no new said A lot of conservatives made some tough choices and some hard votes on cutting the budget to make sure would fit within our revenue and we were not able to persuade the majority of the House in going along with he Kuempel voted against the two year state budget approved Monday by the House of The vote was The original budget proposal for the biennial was Later in the day Kuempel voted for a state which would bring in a projected million over the next two After the Senate passes the lottery bill and the governor signs voters in the state of Texas will have an oppor tunity to vote on the measure in Kuempel said the if passed by the will not solve the budget 1 dont think theres any question that we will have a tax he Even if the lottery passes that would dedicate it to the prisons and public so that wont help general revenue as Early this representatives an effort to add up budget short falls by voting to approve increases in alcoholic criminal justice and insurance taxes and which combined would raise about SAFE using firecrackers to spark new fund drive By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor Armed with thousands of card imitation mem bers of Securing a Future Environ ment entered another phase today in its fight against The fuse is still burning in New said SAFE member Paul despite the efforts and opposition of all of our state elected city professional county commissioners and even the Edwards Underground Water Members of SAFE held a press conference two weeks after sending a letter to officials of Lafarge asking them to withdraw their permits to the Texas Air Control Board and Texas Water While Lafarge officials did not respond to the the New Braunfels IleraldZeitung received a written response Calling it an unfortunate Lafarge officials stated For reasons only they know the members of SAFE issued a letter in which they set a deadline of noon 1 as the time Lafarge and Sys tech should withdraw its permit appli We will not abide by arbitrary deadlines that have no significance except to generate The statement also said officials would proceed with its plans to allow Southwest Research Institute to pro ceed with its environmental risk assessment of the project to store and burn waste at the Balcones Cement The assessment is expected to cost The environmental assessment will be Whether or not we obtain the the people of New Braunfels and Comal County will have the benefit of a thorough and independent discussion of the co processing technology specifi of this proposed supplemental fuels the statement Lafarge and its subsidiary Sys tech Environmental must receive permits from those agencies to store and burn hazardous waste at the Balcones Cement outside of New Members of SAFE announced today they will continue their fight against by hiring Page 2 Sohn new TPPA vice president Bob gen1 eral manager of New Braunfels was elected vice presi dent of the Texas Public Power Association dur ing an annual meeting July 30 in Sohn Sohn also was named to the TPPA Honor an annual award recog nizing an individual for substantial contributions made toward attaining the goals of TPPA and toward enhancing the prestige of the TPPA Executive Director Mike Williams said some of Sohns more important contributions during the past year were his efforts in opposi tion to the sale of the Lower Colorado River proposed by some state officials as part of budget deficit reduction Sohn lobbied New Braunfels and other area officials about the unfair ness and negative impact of such a sale and testified before legislative committees in Williams Hes the kind of person thats always there when we need he As vice Sohn likely will remain involved in legislative affairs and in other special projects as recom mended by the new John assistant city manager of Col lege Williams Sohn served as secretarytreasurer during The Texas Public Power Associa formed in represents publ ic electric utilities in Members include 58 municipal joint action river authorities and rural electric cooperatives in Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer presents a life saving bar to Dennis Photo by Robert Stewart Officer given countys first life saving bar By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Dennis Koepp of the Comal County Sheriffs Department has been awarded a life saving bar by Sheriff Jack in recognition of his quick service in tracking and apprehending a suspect in the alleged kidnap ping and sexual assault of a convenience store employee May Bremer The award is the first life saving bar given in Comal Koepp will display the bar on his Bremer 1 want to commend Koepp for his outstanding work on this Bre mer Floyd Dewayne Allen of the Tangle wood Shores area of Canyon Lake was indicted on July 18 by a Comal County Grand Jury on charges of aggravated kidnapping and aggravated sexual assault stemming from the incident at the convenience located on Farm to Market Road 306 near Canyon On May Koepp was selected as Lawman of the Year and presented with the Ed Murphy Memorial Award by the New Braunfels Breakfast Lions CISD unanimously approves bigger budget ByROBERTSTEWART Start Writer The Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees unanim ously approved a budget of for the fiscal year 199192 at their meeting Trustee Bill Hayes was The increase of almost million over last years budget was due to statemandated cost increases and the addition of the new Bill Brown Elementary said Abel Cam business Without the increases forced by the this budget would have been around less than last Campos We cut wherever we he Id like to thank all the administra tors who worked on this Trustee Tom Potter We had good advance notice and Presentation of the budget figures by Abel business went smoothly as there were no ques tions from the audience and few from the Board members reviewed the budget in detail at two budget workshops last We are not letting the district Superintendent Joe Rogers Were making it   

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