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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 4, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas 25 Cents Wednesday December 1991 10 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Hatto Berg Two 22 Pages Officials announce location of new industry I By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Expansion of a local industry and location of a related new industry in New Braunfcls was announced by Greater New Braunfcls Chamber of Commerce officials this We are pleased to announce that Coleman Company will be expanding its labor force and adding new equip ment in the immediate future and a major supplier to Coleman will build a plant adjacent to the Coleman facili ty with groundbreaking scheduled for January said Jerry chairman of the Chambers industrial Casco which pro Stammtisch Best wishes the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung sends birthday wishes today to Ryan Melvin Robert Duane Frank Young Daniel Her Pamela Ann Victor Guerrero and Isabel Street closing Walnut Avenue is scheduled to be closed 7 to 7 daily Thursday to Monday between Bavarian Avenue and Rothe Street for work on the railroad Union Pacific and the city will improve the crossing for a smoother ride for Business seminar The Advisory Comrniltee of ihe Chambers Small Business Coun cil will sponsor a seminar titled Internal Theft and Fraud at noon 11 in Honors Mike director of the Safe City will conduct the the second in a series aimed at helping local The cost will be which includes Call the Chamber at 6252385 for more information or to Toys for Tots The 1991 Toys for Tots sponsored by Milt Ferguson Motor begins wilh a benefil auclion and entertainment event from 8 to midnight 7 at Lancia Music will be provided by blues artist Phillip Donations may be made at the Herald The Handy Comal Landa Sta Buy For Wai Burger King and the Circle K on Walnut To make a cash donation or for more informa call Corbie at MidTexas Symphony Rehearsals for the MidTexas See 2A Good Day Ii will be sunny and cool loday wilh a high temperature around 65 The winds will be out of the south at 10 miles per Tonights low will dip down lo about 35 For more weath er information sec page Inside DEAR TV PEAR PLEASE 21 shopping days to Christmas See photo Page 2A vidcs injectionmolded parts to Cole man for use In making plans to build a square foot manu facturing facility adjacent to the Cole man plant on Farm to Market Road said Fred Casco Casco is headquartered in where they supply the Coleman plant We are up to 180 people Weve been on a surge and were kind of peaked said Randy general manager of the New Braun fels Coleman We cant really build anymore with the existing assembly lines that we So weve been working along with Casco to develop an expansion Coleman will be adding two new assembly lines in New Braunfcls to manufacture a fivequart suit able for use as a The fivequart cooler is a new generation of cooler in that it has an injectionmolded Kuntz Casco agreed to locate a facility in New Braunfcls to supply the molded lining for the Coleman he One of the reasons were excited about coming down here is that the public is very friendly and has good work Schiller Next year wed like to come back and say weve got 45 We predict a firstyear payroll of Casco has purchased acres next to the Coleman plant located on FM Casco plans to bring three or four people from outside and hire an additional 36 people Schiller Coleman will be hiring an addition al 36 people for the new assembly Kuntz Coleman has benefited from a corporatelevel restructuring and downsizing of management due to new ownership that has made the company more competitive in tough economic Kuntz We have a product that caters to people that want to go out for a weekend or for a Kuntz In lough limes they cant go out for a vacation or go Chamber of Commerce President Tom Purdum said a presentation will be made to the three taxing where the new facility will be lo seek possible lax The taxing entities arc the city of Holiday tree trimmers Students of Bows and Stringsof MidTexas Symphony made Christmas deccf rations to put on the parking meter stanchions In town New Pictured from front Christina lex Uuri Meredith Mauri Elbel and Alipe From center Jared Ryan Kourtney Taylor Brandt and Kris From back Jonathan Melissa Sarah Neel Grayson LyBrand and Virginia Leigh Photo by Bill Ervin New Comal County and Comal Schiller added that the possibility of tax abatements is important when opening a new facility to help recover capital This is very important for us to be able to make this announcement because industrial expansion announcements have been very slim here the past year or Purdum I think that we have seen an increased amount of activity in the amount of prospects we are working We still have some prospects that are on the front burner right Official resigns Tuesday By LARRY ROWE and ROBERT STEWART Stall Writers The president of the Water Oriented Recreation District announced the resignation of its admi nistrator Tuesday after an audit of the districts finances revealed unauthor ized The 1991 conducted by County Auditor Bate revealed some areas of expenditure that had not received specific board authoriza according to a statement announcing the resignation of Betty the districts The resignation of Walls was announced Tuesday during a press conference at the Comal Coiihty WORD board President John Landry on Monday requested Walls resignation less than two months after he and other members of the board of directors convinced her to She had submitted her resignation on but returned on a monthtomonth Landry and while discussing these financial ambiguit agreed that the previ ously would be resubmit ted and probably accepted at this according to the WORD Walls has agreed to reimburse WORD for any funds which the board determines were spent contrary to board it See Page 2A Two men remain in local jail on drug charges By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Two South Texas men remain in jailjon drug charges following their arrest early Tuesday in a combined effort by the Comal County Sheriffs the Hays County Dru Task Force und the Alamo Area Nar cotics Task said Comal County Sheriff Jack Manuel of Donna remains in Ihe Comal County Jail on charges of aggravated possession of a controlled over 200 lie remains in jail in lieu of a bond set by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc Marcos Andrew of Don na remains in the Hays County Jail in lieu of a bond as scl by Magistrate Stephen Capcllc in Roof is charged wilh possession and conspiracy lo possess wilh intent to distribute a controlled mar over said Shelby magistrate An offduty Comal County depu who is assigned lo the Alamo Area Task was enroutc to his resi dence in Cornal County when he was passed by a tractor trailer and a passenger car at a high rate of said Sunincr commander of the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Gray radioed ahead to Comal County where Deputy John Eckols stopped the 1989 Mercury Cougar LS with Illinois license plates for lailgat ing and failure lo signal lane Brcnicr The vehicle was northbound on Interstate 35 at the York Creek Road when A subsequent search of ihe vehicle led to Ihe discov ery of aboul 75 pounds of marijuana in 10 and five pound Brcmer Units of the Hays County Drug Task Force stopped ihe tractor loaded with bell peppers bound for on Interstate 35 near Approximately 475 pounds of mari in 58 was found stacked in ihe sleeper comparunciu of the trucks eab and in two side said Don commander of ihc Hays Coimly Drug Task The Hays Counly Drug Task Force is composed of officers from ihe San Marcos Police Deportment and the Hays County Sheriffs Montague Vasqucz will face drug charges in Stale District Court while Roof will be prosecuted in Federal District Bremer These guys were not very profes sional in the way they hid the dope and the way ihey were Bow en Brcmer added that usually drug carriers try not to draw attention to themselves by exceeding the speed The Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force recently cosponsored a patrol officer narcotics interdiction school in Food drive continues The New Braunfels Hcrald Zcitungs Cheer Fund drive now has raised The goal of Ihc drive is lo raise money to provide Christ mas dinners lo local residents who are less Daily updates of how much money has been contributed will appear in the Herald until the delivery Latest contributors arc arid Harry Judgment to be appealed By LARRY ROWE Stall Writer A district judge signed u judgment Tuesday lhai paves the way for two sisters to receive one of the largest settlements handed down in Comal Judge Fred Mooro of District 274 signed the judgement that could give to two sisters who claim their family trust was mismanaged by a local accounting Diana Clayburne und Susan Kar the beneficiaries of a irusi left by their sued trustee Janice Sue as well us Jochecs fattier and on several grounds of mishand ling the according to ihe plain tiffs fust amended original Attorney Jonathan I who repre sented the said the case is far from lie said his clients plan to file for a motion for a new irial within the next two The judgment is divided between in actual damages and in exemplary damages for charges of conspiring to intentionally breach Jochccs duties as a Its the largest that I know of in Ihe 11 years thai Ive been working said court administrator Martin Allen about the judgment The main asset of the plaintiffs irusl is 500 acres of land on 46th Street in according to Laur ence ihc San Antoniobased attorney for the The plaintiffs petition stales that Janice who was appointed u us tec in formed SuAimu lo develop ihe property for Laurence ihc owner of ihe properly and father of the Under Jochccs Su Anna then entered u partnership wilh deve loper Gordon Sutlon of Sulion Prop erties lo develop ihe properly as Spring Oaks In the plaintiffs contended that Jochecs accounting which she operated wilh her father and her sister overcharged SuAnrw for accounting Macon But Mull said the defendants believe Wehe made a point of waiving ihe trustee requirements that the Jochecs are accused of If thats then the jurors were told that there were duties that there really he The motion for a new trial will be based on the contention that the juron were therefore improperly ques because the questions for the verdict assume that the trustees duties were Hull A jury only gels to answer a ques tion theyre he
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