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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 18, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas October 1991 Wedther Watch eft tame eft down 322 eft tttnt Water Comal Edwtrdt Canyon Ltkt Canyon Lakt Ctnyon Lakt fttt down South TexiifortCMtt TODAYSATURDAY partly Low in the lower 5k Southeast winds 10 mph shifting to north 10 to 20 mph after partly cloudy with a high in the upper North wind 10 to 20 1A Political candidate and plus fences by the New Braunfels Canyon Natural bridge Sparky the Fire EMS Ready Teddy and Jb Jo the Tennlt anyone The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department has begun new fall tennis program at the Solms Park HEB The new is Children Thursdays at 4 Ladies group r Tuesdays at 9 Seniors over Tuesdays at and private lessons by Cost is per Call 620PLAY for more iriforma Benefit event A benefit for Susan has been diagnosed with will be 20 IVfrom 410 at Eagles Hall in A fish fry and barbecue will kick off the evening of Idancing and an School band The New Braunfels High School Band Boosters Club will meet 22 at at band All interested and friends are invited to Fest Smithson Valley High V School Junior Class will be spon soring an October Fest on Satur 19 from 11 to at Smithson Valley Any organization wishing to reserve booth space please con Utact Nell Craighead at 512 after 6 Cost of space is Any funds Cmade are those of the individual counseling r The business counselor from the of Texas at San Anto School of Business will be at Greater New Braunfels Cham rjijrber of Commerce 22 jKfor his regular monthly business Since the first of the the Chambers Small Busi rness Council has cooperated with uXJTSA to provide business counseling to individuals consider ing going into business and for persons already in To make an appointment for counsel which is free and call the Chamber at Volunteer training A training and appreciation meeting for volunteers of the Com al Childrens Shelter is slated for 23 at 7 at the Victoria Bank and Trust 1000 Walnut This meeting is for exper ienced volunteers and for petsjons interested in becoming a For more information call Ninfa i volunteer at practice practice is sche wjduled for 17 at at the new Senior Citizens 655 Landa The group is looking for children between the ages of 4 and 12 to sing German For more information call David Smith at Jim Democratic candi date for the 21 St Congressional will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the Comal County Democrats at Molly Joes Restaurant at 7 The public is invited to School patrons In an effort to increase commu nication and understanding between school and mem ber of the Canyon Middle School faculty and staff will go into the Solms community 21 to meet with parents and The neighborhood block party and meeting will be held in the Dry Creek parking lot at For more information call Principal Rusty Brockman at Octobertest Fair Marions Octoberfest Fair and Auction runs from 4 to 9 Saturday at Bulldog Stadium in to benefit Krueger Elementary and Marion Middle include an auc dance and food Relocation sale Bible Baptist Church will host a relocation sale from 10 to 5 Thursday through Items for sale include office furniture and a variety of items including lighting fix craft seasonal decor and household items placed by member Proceeds from the sale of church goods will be used to defray moving The church is located at 1235 Ervehdburg off Gruene Boosters Club Canyon High School FFA Boos ters Club will meet 21 at in the Agriculture Science Homecoming events Canyon School students will kick off a week of homecom ing activities with their third annu al candlelight pep rally to be at Cougar Stadium on Wednesday at The public is invited to Admission is 50 cents to defray the cost of Community Band The Comal County Community under the direction of Arlen will present a outdoor concert 20 at 4 at Coyote Flats in For more information call Tom or Susie at 512 Casino night Canyon Lake Chamber of Com nierce will present Casino Night Octl26 from 710 at Woodlands Country Doors Open at Advance tickets at the Door prizes and Las Vegas style games are planned for Babysitting will be Tick ets art available at a number of locations including the Times Guardian arid New Braunfels To have art Hem listed in Slam contact Janlne Green or Stephanie Ferguson at Submissions should be of commun ity interest but not commercial in Officials support catfish farm suit Count the Opas Staff Writer Local officials support this weeks legal action by the Edwards Under ground Water District and trie San Antonio River Authority Ifiinst a south Bexar County catfish farm using huge amounts of water from the Edwards EUWD arid SARA on Wednesday filed legal action in Stn Antonio dis trict court to stop the Living Water Artesian catfish located near the rural community of Von from wasting water or to implement plans to recycle the Bob general manager of New Braunfels laid the EUWD justified in taking legal action to pro tect the Technology to recir culate and more efficiently Use water pumped from the aquifer exists and is used at other fish farms across the he In todays world when natural resources are so I dont think anyone has the luxury of misus ing anything like Sohn Everyone is trying to do every thing we can to preserve and we have someone just blatantly disregard all these saying the laws on my he I think you can argue the legalities of it all day but I think he needs to have a moral commitment to do whats right for the Sohn Interim City Manager Hector Tamayo said he believes the farm wastes valuable aquifer water the whole region depends on and poses a danger to the Comal Theres no doubt that the catfish farm is affecting the Tamayo Maybe not maybe not tomorrow but it will have an effect if something isnt If we get a cou ple of years of little or no it defi nitely will help deplete the New Braunfeli Parks Director David Whatley htti said the catfish farms pumping may be one reason that from the Comal Springs continue to be below behind average despite above average rainfall in the region depending on the On the EUWD board of dlrectori Voted to lake catfish farm operator and part owner Ron Pucek to court If he to pump up to 45 million gallons of aquifer water per One of the two wells at the farm is said to be the largest in the capable of producing gallons per according to information from the EUWD Officials seek to force Pucek to obtain a permit and comply with Texas Water Commission rules concerning discharge of waste water and with water district rules requiring a permit to transport by natural and artificial facilities water produced in the Living Waters uses a production system With a total capacity of about 1 million pounds of catfish in which water flows once over 40 concrete each containing pounds of Three million pounds of fish will be raised a EUWD officials also say 94 per cent of the aquifer water pumped out at a constant degrees which allows yearround production is contaminated as it is discharged onto the owners land and flows into the Medina The catfish farms design is EUWD officials because doesnt include a watcrrecirculating Pucek denies he is wasting water and said he has proposed a million waterrecirculation Presenting a prize package In the ongoing Count the Opas contest to Evelyn Villenueve of New is Opa Joe Villenueve successfully counted 13 opa figures with newspap ers in the sponsored by the Wurstfest Association and the New Braunfels Photo by Annelies Schlickenricder Gun Pair held for assault released By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Two New Braunfels men have been released on bond from the Comal County Jail following their arrest on charges of assault with bodily said Chief Deputy Elwood Hoherz of the Comal County Sheriffs Charles Empett of the 300 block of Lockencr Avenue and Mark of the 500 block of Mill Street each paid a preset bond after they were allegedly involved in a fighting inci dent near Canyon Hoherz They were arrested in the Astral Hills Subdivision of Canyon Lake at on he The case will be assigned to the Comal County Knife confiscated Deputies were called to Canyon Jury considers tampering charge Texas AP A Hidalgo County grand jury is looking into allegations of possible witness tampering in the case of a police offic er charged with raping a woman picking her up outside a a special prosecutor Mark a Me Allen said Thursday the jury began hearing evidence in the case Wednes day and will meet again next week Because of the secrecy I cant tell you anything that Alexan der Were looking at an allega tion of witness tampering and thats i Donna police Eugenic Ayala was charged in August with sexually assaulting a 23yearold Ayala has been suspended from the force with pay pending the outcome of the Lawyers representing the officer have filed a grievance in the case against Hidalgo County District Attorney Rene Middle School on 10 for a report of carrying a weapon on school prop Deputy Tim Kolbe said that Principal Robert Rambo reported a 14yearold female student had been displaying a knife to other students in gym The girl surrendered a lockblade knife that she had in her locker to the principal when he asked her about No arrests were Continued Irom 1A ase any although a purchaser must sign an affidavit saying they are not under indictment for a felony or have been convicted of a You must be 21 to buy a hand CantuWithoff And fed eral regulation requires that you be a resident of the state where you make the Buyers from out of state can buy rifles but the sale must conform to laws of the purchasers home A digest of laws around the country is kept at the store to refer to the diffe rent he Buyers also must attest that they are not a controlled substance a fugitive from dishonorably discharged from the armed an alien illegally in the United a former patient of a mental facility or an American who has renounced It is illegal for anyone who has been convicted of a felony that involves violence to carry any gun outside his or her according to the Texas Penal It is a thirddegree felony to carry a firearm at a licensed distributor of It is a Class A misdemeanor if a firearm is carried onto a school ground or educational institution or a polling place on the day of an elec the code The Associated Preu contributed to this report M In celebration of the 31st Anniversary of Wurstfest 1 10 We Will Publish Our Annual Stride City J benefits until Grohman finds new Details of the agreement will be jnade public following the expected Council but cant be telpased before the meeting because of the ongoing negotiations involving Ken Grohmans New Braun fels said City Attorney Barry After an executive session discus tion with interim City Manager Hec for council members also are schedoled to consider compensation for Uie assistant pity mana ger in accordance with his added feconsider nominating a candidate for wmbershjp on the Comal Appraisal district bpyd of directors for term HUung and ending Thj council split 34 wig nominee on Published Sunday Thursday and Friday afternoons by New Braunfels 707 Landa or Drawer New Texas Second Class postage paid by New Braunfels HeraldZeilung at New DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher JIM HORNBECK Advertising Director CAROL ANN AVWY Circulation Manager JANINE GREEN Managing Editor CHERYL OUVALL Business Manager Classified Manager Carrierdelivered in ComalOndGuadalupe counties three JW six JO one Senior Citizens Discount carrier delivery GUS ELBEL Pressroom Foreman exas three JO six one Mail outside Texas six one If you have not received your newspaper by Tuesday through or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and H respectively i postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New October 27thHerald Zeltung October 30thCanyon Lake Times Guardian October 3lstComal County Item November 3rdHerald Zeltung November 6thCanyon Lake Times Guardian November 7thComal County Item In addition to the copies printed for six additional copies will be distributed by our staff to various 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