Sunday, February 21, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 21, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Herald 410 w VA i u VftSO February Serving Comal Home of Melissa Yeaman 67 Daily 50 Sunday 75 cents Bob Krueger Mexican Americans back Krueger The loudest cheers and applause went to Bob Krueger as Democratic can didates appealed to the screening committee for the MexicanAmerican Democ rats but no candidate received the required two thirds majority for the groups The candidates spoke before the group Saturday morning in Lubbock in an effort to win backing in the special May 1 Krueger reminded com mittee he already has won endorsements from Housing and Urban Development Secretary Hen ry Cisneros and six former chairmen of the Mexican American A divided Democratic Par ty always elects Krueger When the Mexican Ameri can Democrats cast their he received membership votes votes the We would have felt better with acknowl edged Alfred Torres of El whose three delegations cast all their 165 votes for Kruegers backers said they will just work harder to prove Krueger is the most qualified Also speaking before the group was former Attorney General Jim He said he planned to announce his candidacy within He and other Democratic candidates accused Krueger of voting like a closet Repub Its ridiculous for a group of Hispanic citizens to endorse this Mattox If you endorse Bob youre telling the people of this state that how you perform makes no differ Mattox said that as a con gressman in the Krueger supported a nation al identification card for all Mattoxalso said he has always fought for issues important to such See 2A Groups pitch water plans to county officials By ROSE MARIE EASH HerakJZeltung Two groups trying to assure safe water and plenty of it for the western part of Comal County presented their cases before Comal County Commissioners Court Fri day A presentation was made by Lee Rop president of the Canyon Lake Water Supply The corporation is an operating entity planning to purchase 14 existing independentlyowned utilities using funds provided by a bond The corporation has applied to Ann Richards and state lawmakers to form a nontaxing water and sewer district the Canyon Lake Water and Sewer They have also applied to the Texas Water Development board for some fund ing for the bond issue that would be According to corporate as each system is purchased meter owners become voting members of the nonprofit corpora The area to be served by proposed CLWSC would includes Canyon Bul verde and areas along Highways and according to corpo ration David owner of 13 of the 14 water systems identified to be initially pur chased with million of the million to be acquired through the bond also spoke at the Our original plan was to create a water corporation up there to provide water to Canyon Wallace was going to stay intact and buy water from the That still has been my purpose the whole Prior to Wallaces Judge Carter Casteel had said her recollection of dis cussions with Wallace a year and a half ago had led her to believe that the corporation was being created for the sole purpose of buying his water Wallace prefaced his remarks by apolo gizing to Casteel for misleading her into believing During a break in the Robert president of the Hogan Corpora They have a lid on how much See page 2A Three injured in Loop 337 accident New Braunfels EMS and firefighting officials pull a motorist from the wreckage of an automobile colhsion on Loop 337 Friday night near Two motorists were flown to Brook Army Medical Center following the One was transported to McKenna Memorial Hos Photo by John By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeltung Two motorists were flown to a San Antonio hospital and a third was hospitalized in New Braunfels Friday night follow ing an automobile accident on Loop police Luis Gonzalez and Joshua Hays were transported by heli copter to Brook Army Medical Center with unknown injuries Friday evening following a car accident at on the 2500 block of Loop 337 near A black Ford Escort driven by Gonzalez collided with a car dri ven by Robert Constable as Constables vehicle exited the Greenwood Villa apartments according to police Constable was traveling east on Loop 337 when the accident police He was not Hays and another Jesus had to be cut out of the Escort by res cue officials at the Diaz was transported to McKenna where he was reported in stable condi tion Saturday by hospital offi Information on the conditions of Gonzalez and Hays were unavailable at Police were filing charges in the case Foster parenting to be taught in special class By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Comal County Child Protective Services will be sponsoring a free parenting class beginning 25 for people interested in learning about foster The Model Approach to Part nership and Parenting class is a preparatory class that readies parents for the fostering parenting role by teaching them about the need for more foster as well as what they can expect from a child if they decide to become foster The foster program provides children who have been abused or neglected with safe and caring while GPS spe cialists work with the foster fam ily and the childs natural family Criteri4f0r foster parenting misittiderstciod By GARY CARROLL Linda Hsher of the Comat Oovmty Child tcctive said many p0opl6tnay not under stand the to Become parent oit ft peraoft Je anel to they is Fisher w3l4 Dam child jnuethave40 square feetoftoont and may share a room withanoyier child of the lusher said she has heard people say they are too d to become foster thVfc currently a foster family in the program who are 70 s s ModerApproach to and or bogging is to what foster parenting entaite aboMbwtniftg involved Fisher tihat if families decide not to to facilitate the return of the child to its natural Our goal is to always try and return the child to its natural fam Linda a child protec tive services and if we cant do then we try to place them with someone in their immediate The child protective services program currently has 30 foster families in the Comal County along with 24 in Guadalupe County and another 66 in resi dential treatment She said the goal of the pro gram is to always try to keep brother and sisters together to reduce the trauma to the When we get a report of possi ble we go in and do an investigation and make the deter mination as to whether the child needs to be removed from that Fisher If CPS does remove the child or they are placed in a which can traumatize the if siblings are involved and CPS is forced to split them up to place them in foster this increases the amount of trau ma to the and increases the amount of work for CPS to help the child and the family make a See page 2A Index Stammtisch Insight WATER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Melissa Erin Nel rose Howard John Joe Sherri Ellen Raymund Paul Timothy Angelica Lorine Margarita Armando Pedro Vil larreal and Joann Belated birthday wishes go to Agnes Werner and Armando Anniversary wishes go to Carl and Patty Seguin Street closed for Operation Fireball Seguin Street will be closed for several hours this afternoon for Operation sponsored by the Noon Lions along with the Lionesses and The street will be blocked off at about while volunteers scrub stones on the The project is part of a beautification effort for the upcoming Continued on page 9A Signing off on school finance Students from New Braunfels Middle School talked to our state lawmakers on school finance shortly before an agreement was reached to send two proposals before the voters in Read what they had to See page Lotto Texas numbers drawn Saturday for by the Texas Lottery are 31827354143