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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 19, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas BEST AV IP 25 cants rt Thursday amber 21 2627 b 79903 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL Horn Chrlston 1 14 Pages Steady rain causes local flood By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Heavy rains in New Braunfels and surrounding areas this morning caused the barricading of some low water crossings and the issuance of a flash flood warning by the National Weather Showers and thunderstorms are predicted to continue through The flash flood warning began at Thursday and was extended until 2 and may be Extended a National Weather Service forecaster Tonight there is a 100 percent chance of more Rainfall totals for the last 24 hours in New Braunfels were reported at and inches in different areas around the The Canyon Lake Dam area reported according to the weather The warning may go beyond 2 the forecaster Some rain will continue but its not sure it will be at this heavy a We may be able to lower to a watch The weather service issues a flash flood watch when weather conditions make flooding A warning is declared when conditions make flooding Theyve got a lot of barricades out but most of them are passable said Gladys office manager at the Comal County Road Weve had some crews out early this morning placing Roads closed at lowwater crossings Alves and Warnke Officials warn that caution should be used at any lowwater crossings including those on North Live Church Hill Wald Nacogdoches Road and Blanco Tammy administrative technician with the Texas State Highway Department reports that Farm to Market Road 1044 in Guadalupc County is closed because it has been under construction and is a real The Comal County Sheriffs Department has also been monitoring the situation Grand jury indicts man on drug charge By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A Comal County grand jury on Wednesday indicted John a Scguin insurance representative for the Aid Association for on a charge of criminal The arrest was In a reversesting operation in which the New Braunfels representative of that company allegedly paid to an undercover narcotics officerof the Comal County Sheriffs Department for the purchase one kilogram of The New Braunfels Joseph James Schultz of the 800 block of Northstar guilty to illegal investment in District Court on 29 and was sentenced to five years in prison and a Oliver was arrested 15 as alleged conspirator in the Also indicted was Richard of the 100 block of North Plum Avenue on charges of possession of a controlled over five Garza was arrested 24 when he allegedly took delivery of 10 pounds of marijuana from a postal inspector as a mail Drug dogs had alerted on the package as containing narcotics in Rio Grande Authorities then delivered the package as Richard of Canyon Lake was indicted on charges of arson after he allegedly set fire to a 13 on Route to the insured mobile home had been disconnected and witnesses seeing boxes being moved from the home before the officials said Other indictments issued on charges were to Stephen Poole of the 1500 of 81 burglary of a Roman Morgan of the 100 block of Rodriguez subsequent Gene of the 1000 block of West Mill Street theft over Under Toni of the 1000 block of West Mill Street theft over under Britt of Route 8 two indictments on burglary of a Nolan of Bulverde theft of service over under Anthony of McQueency forgery by passing enhancement and forgery by Food to be delivered to families Saturday The New Braunfels Herald Zcitungs Cheer Fund total is today at The goal is to raise The money collected will be used to provide a Christmas dinner to approximately 200 needy families in Comal Daily updates of how much money has been contributed will appear in the HeraldZeitung until the delivery Latest contributors arc Jackie Brinkhocters second grade class bug of Good Day Lee Comal Bowl Claude and Martha Dickens Robert and Margaret Dingeldein Kahler and stuff Richard and Dona Culdwell Richard State Farm Insurance National Honor Society Ira Adeline Schmidt To contribute drop by the Herald offices at 707 Lamia For more information call 62591 R A number of local streets were closed this morning due to lowlevel This photo was taken on Live Oak shortly after 8 Photo by Bill Ervin We had to put up a bunch of barricades at low water crossings in the south part of the county near the Cibolo creek area but there were no major incidents said Chief Deputy Elwood Officials of the Comal Independent School District announced that their schools would be closing early Thursday because of the Were going to close an hour and a half early and run on our early release schedule in order to give our buses plenty of time to navigate the high said Sandy public information That will help us get all our kids home before The New Braunfels Independent School District had previously scheduled an early NBISD will release students one hour early said Leslie public information Employees at Entex Gas Company at 290 Castell in New Braunfels arrived at work this morning to find water standing in the We just had a little water in the building that came up through the floor said Tom division chief There was about an inch of water in half of the Well come out of it The local post office will continue to be By ROBERT STEWART open during normal hours as the influx of Christmas mail Photo by Bill Ervin the yewyoiBwwg te the local post office q send qards and prawns to fami y sajdv delivery fe avajlabte to areas and and This year is no according to Al ce postage if UftdoKvay not by H assistant postmaster of the New Braunfels office of the Postal the pwjnmed V Briojmsaidthm things to We thought that we would not have as much as last year Qustonw are picking lot gets wUswLbutif wmwiMta s aUUtoMk tfotf bst time jfe f Is a major influx qf l and per v The posi office will continue to be o CW wc wwvypww iw wui vns wwr tmn emphasised tfeat though iv is geuing vwy Pa wKo she said Thcre is 100 percent chance of rain For more weather Information see story Inside District receives petition calling for rollback Py ROBERT 8TEWAFM Bluff Writer Officials of the Conial Independent School District received a petition Wednesday gotiiuiuing signatures culling for an eleelion 10 rollback the dimriuts tan said Sandy C1SD public inforwaiioH The doppuwi was delivered lu CJSD Superlweudeiu jpe Rogers by Bud Peie Oareia and Glen Robbing m Jackson All tluve of the men are founding members of ihc Comal 1SD Taxpayers which iimitiUtl ihc rollback petition The CMSO business office has until 6 verify thai at least ol the signatures are Thai figure represents the minimum 10 percent of the districts registered voters thai must sign the petition for ii to be Ron Graham of the CISD Tux Office will spearhead the effort u verify that the voier registration numbers and addresses of those who signed the petition are Jackson Richard spokesman for the CISD Taxpayer said hut his group verified ull signatures with the tax rolls ami the Comal Tax Office computer prior to submitting the Superintendent Joe Rogers said that some patrons who initially signed the petition navy indicated a desire to withdraw their signatures after unending a reeem informational meeting at Smilhson Valley High We have had several inquiries from people who wish to remove their Rogers They can come to our office on 3 or 6 and simply remove then names and initial the If the petitions are found the school district has 90 days from lUe verification date to call an Rogers indicated he will place the matter on the agenda of ihe next regular school board scheduled for 27 ai Smithsou Valley High Rogers estimated that the election could be held in CISD offices will be closed from 23 through 1 for the Christmas holidays and will reopen
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