Friday, September 6, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 6, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Friday September 6 1991 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Qlen tlmmerman One 16 Pages Stammtlsch Beat wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Aurora Jill Caesar Lagu na and Shirley Happy birthday Saturday to Amanda Kristin Janice Mary Ann Jesse Gary Walski and Alfredo Resales Belated birthday wishes to Lau ra Wishes for a happy anniversary today to and Gabriel Raul and Louisa Lcc and Ruby and Harold and Ann Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6239144 wed like to share in the HOSTS needs volunteers New Braunfels Independent School District HOSTS program is looking for caring vol unteer for the 199192 school Concern for the ability to read and the commitment of one hour each week is all thats necessary to be able to improve a childs ability to To volunteer for Carl Schurz Elementary 4th and 5th graders call 6257361 and for the New Braunfels Middle School 6th and 7thgraders call Rlvertest volunteera Friends for Rivers is looking for volunteers to help with registration and parking at Rivcrfest Participants of Rivcrfest will clean up the Ouadalupc River from Canyon Lake Dam to New To help clean up call any river outfitter on the Guada lupc River to To vol unteer for registration and parking call Dee Buck at Business seminar City of Now Braunfels Special Projects Department and the Ala mo Area Council of Governments will sponsor a seminar to instruct local businesses how to expand operations by selling their producgi or services to federal or state gov The seminar is slated for 17 at 6 at the Municipal 424 Castell in the large conference For more information call Sneak preview tickets The last day to buy tickets for the Sneak Preview of the Business Trade is The Sneak Preview is the kickoff for the Business Trade Show which runs Tuesday evening and all day on Call the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 6252385 for more Exercise classes New Braunfels Independent School District is offering exercise classes beginning 9 every Tuesday and Wednesday from Cost is per class Classes will consist of exercise with light isolation with rubber bands and light step Clas ses will be at the Academy Street For more information call Help the homeless Donations and usable items are So Pagt 2A Good Day Showers or pos sible heavy this afternoon and again are forecast for Todays high near 88 should be followed by an overnight low of Partly cloudy conditions this weekend yield a slight chance for rain with highs in the low 90s and lows in the midr70s For weather please see Page fntklt DEAR 4 RELIGIOUS 9 Arrest photos requested By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Comal County Attorney Nathan Rhcinlandcr has issued a law enforce ment advisory to area officials regard ing the need for officers to take a photograph of anyone arrested for dis orderly conduct or public intoxica especially along the Ouadalupc River and in the River Road The action stems from recent cases in which suspects were acquitted of charges of disorderly conduct after no one could positively identify according to In one six Texas stu dents were acquitted when Justice of the Peace Harold Kruegcr ruled that the state had not proven beyond a rea sonable doubt that the students arrested at the time were the actual ones appearing in the The advisory states If arrest is not take a Polaroid photograph of the Group photos are not help If an arrest is made be sure a SM 2 Indecency allegation investigated By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal County Sheriffs Department is investigating a case of indecency with a child that allegedly occurred Wednesday afternoon in the Village near Canyon said Chief Deputy Elwood She had just got off the bus near the lake and this red pickup was near he She got scared of this guy and started walking away and then she ran and hid as he came down the He went down and turned around and came back The 10yearold girl finally made it home and called her mother to tell her about the incident which happened around 4 Hoherz The suspect was allegedly making some improper gestures and forming other acts that would make the case indecency with a Hoherz Investigators will continue to he please A tearstained face and out stretched arms seem to Indi cate the need for a little atten tion among the yougsters served by Peter and Paul Church Ashley a 3yearold kindergar ten quickly recovered from a playground bump while Cody sought comfort from his there to retrieve him and his older brother at the end of their school Photos by Anne lies Schiickenrleder County seeks computer upgrade bids ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners Court on Thursday unanimously approved advertising for bids on a promised remedy to its computerized dataprocessing The proposed computer system which would cost an esti mated in the first like ly will be considered for final approv al by the end of the Indepen dent computer consultant Bill based in recently recommended the Total costs for the first year of the program proposed by the countys current software Piano based The Software Group TSO features a main computer upgrade for the Courthouse judicial The remaining funds cover software software hardware maintenance and 60 addi tional computer terminals above the current 128 for the countys Court delaying decision on poll consolidation ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners Court on Thursday delayed a request to consolidate voting precincts for the 5 state constitutional amendment County Clerk Rosie Bosenbury proposed consolidating the current 23 county voting precincts into 14 polling places in an effort to save A large number of vot ers arc expected because of the proposed lottery amend she Commissioners voted to table action on the request until Bosenbury reports on the extra costs of keeping all the polling locations open and the expected voter turnout from each precinct proposed for Precinct 4 Commissioner Morris Moe Schwab said the lottery is such an important issue that the county should consider convenience for I feel that all the polling places in the county should bo open to give the people a chance to vote for or against this Schwab County Judge Carter Casteel also expressed concern that by routinely consolidating voting precincts for state constitutional amendments the county could be contribut ing to low turnout if voters avoid longer drives and also could be sending a message that such elections are less Bosenbury said new state rules have increased conveni ence by allowing any voter to cast a ballot absentee by per sonal Of the estimated expected to vote about a third will vote she Each polling place requires three people each paid an along with small rental charges at some locations and other Bosenbury judicial and Sheriffs Department difference to I want someone to be responsible for the computer sys tem in this county so I dont have to Im not in a but Ive been here since 26 and were still talking about We hired a computer consultant and he made a recommen dation I want to either proceed post haste or quit talking about it and work with what weve got and limp Casteel County Computer Services Mana ger Fred in a prepared state ment to the denied responsibili ty for the countys current computer saying he has done every thing possible to make the best of a bad If you will check the public records from this you will find the present computer system is not the system that I nor is it the system recommended by the countys Computer Steering Com ONeal Commissioners should be able to give final approval to an upgrade bid While several outdated computer terminals in the Sheriffs Department will be most of the countys current hardware will continue in TSG President Glenn Smith In the second year of the proposed Stt 2 Support group leader prepares for Alzheimers Month By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Alzheimers disease is a progres degenerative disease that attacks the brain and results in impaired thinking and The Alzheimers Association sup port group for New Braunfels seeks to help the caregiver usually a spouse or child of the affected with the frustration and stress of tak ing care of an Alzheimers said Judy leader of the group and daughter of an Alzheimers There are a lot of people that are dealing with Turner Every case is a little Turner also is the chairman of the San Antonio chapters public advocacy committee and a memberof the Texas Council for Alzheimers Approximately four million cans are afflicted with the disease and it is the fourth leading cause of deaiii among taking more than lives according to the Alzheimers We offer someone to stand by someone to let you know youre not the only one going through Turner The group strives to help families deal with the anger and frustration of irregular eating and sleeping habits ana other behavior a We offer someone to stand by someone to let you know youre not the only one going through says Judy