Friday, January 15, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 15, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas Friday January Serving Comal Home of Sara Nicole Brandenburg 42 Daily 50 Sunday 75 cents Good eh CFL makes new home in Alamodome By Gary Carroll Staff Writer SAN ANTONIO Officials met in San Antonio on Thursday to show off the nearly completed million and to announce the addition of a Canadian Football League team to the The scheduled for a May grand will make its home in the CFLs Eastern The dome will hold fans for and will also be the future playing site for the San Antonio The Texans will begin play this and San Antonio Mayor Nelson along with team owner Larry credited the hard work of the city council as a prime reason for the construction of the dome and the acquisition of the expansion Im grateful for the hard work of the city council in their efforts to encourage and support this Wolff We stand ready to help make this a an attorney and prominent San Antonio said he couldnt wait to sec the This Is a sports expansion as well as a cultural Larry CFL commissioner Alamodome full of people for the kickoff of the 1993 The CFL has a tremendous amount of credibility here in Benson I feel San Antonio is going to love the exciting Canadian See Rules Page 9 Both Benson and Wolff said that Texans will be exposed to an exciting sport a high hardhitting game with a wider and longer As Wolff its not just a rehash of the National Football CFL Commissioner Larry Smith was on hand Thursday and said that this expansion the CFLs first since 1954 and first ever into the United Stales was not meant to detract from the popularity of the and may be strategically positioned to be mutually beneficial to both Were not coming down here to compete with the Smith This is a sports expansion as well as a cultural The different styles of play between the NFL and along with differing could help the two leagues simply by the oddity between the Also an important factor is the differing According to an international flare such as the CFL in a town such as San Antonio already the number one tour spot in the stale could make the city and the league an overwhelming The CFL begins prcseason play in June and begins regular season play in culminating with The Grey Cup the league championship game in Wolff explained that since there would be no significant overlap with the NFL there would be no direct See Page 15 San Antonio Texan owner Larry Benson accepts a CFL franchise from league commissioner Larry Smith at a Thursday press conference at the Photos by John Huseth Legislature plans to take hard look at TDHS This is the first of a twopart By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer One of the areas the Texas Legislature will look at carefully during the current session is the Texas Department of Human Services Theyll look at it but so much of it is said Anne research analyst for the Texas Research Some items in Medicaid could be but even with many millions saved its not 2 According to a Texas Research League budget analysis on the TDHS is appropriated nearly 24 percent of the states total budget over the agencys general revenue appropriation is onlylS percent of the states Nearly billion is federal money Medicaid and Aid to Families with Dependent Children accounting for most of Medicaid alone accounts for three fourths of the TDHS Some of the services covered under Medicaid are but any services for kids have to be said Prescription coverage is but not for hospitals or nursing Dunkelberg said federal regulations make it difficult to achieve substantial savings by cutting some of Medicaids optional according to the Center for Public Policy Priorities the states Legislative Budget Office LBO released budget recommendations Wednesday which would drastically cut health and human services The prescription which in some cases allows mentally ill patients to stay out of psychiatric would no longer be covered says the centers Insulin and other medications that enable the elderly to remain at home svould not be available unless they were in a nursing The proposed budget eliminates the Kidney Health Program which provides lifesustaining medication and medical See Page 15 John Herber New Braunfels Fire and Byron Seguins Fire investigate the hot spot of the fire that destroyed the Community Service Center Wednesday Photo by John Huseth Fire report should be completed by Monday By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The investigation of the fire that destroyed the Community Service Center late Wednesday afternoon has noi yet been We found the point of said Fire Marshal John It was at the back corner of an open shed in the rear of the main We could not determine if accelerants were We did conduct some tests for Either none were present or the fire was so intense they were We couldnt Hcrbcr said the fire was labeled suspicious and the investigation was He said it was unlikely that a final determination would be forthcoming prior to He said unless something unusual comes up between now and the final report would probably be ready RELIGION Focus Pauls welcomes Judi Miller By Gary Carroll Staff Writer Members of Pauls Lutheran Church in New Braunfels recently welcomed a new minister to their The Judi Miller was ordained in December and joined Pauls on Miller did her undergraduate work at the University of Toledo and finished at California State University at Long where she received a bachelor of arts degree in history and political Miller had planned to but she never managed to get her teaching She manage to stay very involved in I have worked for many years as a youth director in different Miller unaware that she would become a Lutheran because when I was growing during high school and the Lutheran Church was not ordaining She said that being a minister was not in her career plan at that time because she did not think it was possible but she never gave up nor did she ignore her calling to be involved with the Lutheran Miller participated in workshops and Bible studies so she would know enough about The Bible and theology to do her Sunday school See Page 2 The Judi Miller Post Office sold Elvis stamps in just under two hours By Gary Carroll Staff Writer Ladies and gentlemen Elvis Presley has left the building at least hes left the building located at 686 South Scguin in New Post Office Supervisor Alice Briones said the Elvis Presley stamps received by the New Braunfels Post Office last week arc We received stamps and they were sold in 1 hour and 55 Briones Most she bought the stamps in sheets of which helped facilitate the quick More stamps have been Briones but she doesnt know for sure when they will arrive or how many she will 1 ordered more but 1 dont know thai well get that Briones We are anticipating the stamps will arrive toward the end of the Briones said this is the most popular stamp she has ever and Robin spokeswoman for the United Suites Postal Service in agreed the Elvis stamp is a pretty hot We know theyre selling but I dont have any exact Minard Weve already reprinted it which has never been done but were not going to reprint it Minard said for those who are unable to get one of the 500 million Elvis they still have This the USPS plans to release a book of rock and roll stars to include stamps of Buddy Richie Oils Dinah and you guessed it Index Stammtisch 1 CLASSIFIED 1114 COMICS 8 DEARABBY 3 ENTERTAINMENT 5 HOROSCOPE 8 RECORDS 3 OPINIONS 4 RELIGION 67 SPORTS 910 WATER WATCH 3 WEATHER 3 WHEELS 12 Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Brian Griffith and Karen Usey Saturday Birthday wishes to Jos5 Adrian Sara Nicole Paul JoMarie Scibert and Patrick Walker belated Birthday wishes to Abigail Martinez and Mark Wayne Happy Anniversary to Rudy and Gloria Monument dedication The monument erected in Prince Solm Park honoring the men and women who served their country during wartime from WW II to Desert Storm will be dedicated at Defensive driving class The New Braunfels Independent School District will have a Defensive Driving Class at the NBISD Community Education 430 Tuesday and 19 front 6 10 There will also be a class from 8 Red Cross orientation American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation will be held at McKcnna Memorial Hospitals second floor conference room on at 9 Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer at the sursing homes or Red Cross office is asked to call Lola Behrens at Carl Schurz Parent Support Group The Carl Schurz Parent Support Group will meet at 7 at the Carl Schuiz Elementary School It will focus on ihc Pul Yourself In lie New Braunfels Jaycees The New Braunfels Jaycees Junior Chamber of Commerce invite anyone bciween the agcsof 21 and 40 to join the It supports the community through various For more contact Shelly McGcc ai 629 Rummage sale La Mujer a iionprolii community service will have a fundraising rummage sale Saturday ami 16 at the Weekend Flea For Home Delivery Call 6259144