Thursday, February 25, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Bniunfels J I L i f i K tun February of Pattl YznagaKing Scents Vvf fsf groupon W V4L I y V ss f Vf Braiftifels crime tims will soon have an ad v according to Gladys Bartling who took part the initial organiisational meet ing early The Victims and Friendls of of efony held the meeting to deter mine iKe groups purpose arid discuss the logistics of estab lishing such an tiyittg to form ian advocacy group for as well as ironhmg some sup port Bartling Right now weVe Just tnulating informaUon from other groups as to the best way to go about it once will be active in lobbying legislators for issues involving victims and will monitor public officials and their positions regarding the rights of area jpiatrict Attorney Bill Reimer said crime in the county have dealt with insufficiently in the past Reimer said the victim restitution acts for violent criminals simply ifi iofc The criminal ie provided for from every step in the crm ttal justice ayatettu Victims r s Reimer cited the inability of district attorneys to file features or seizure actions against the perpetrators of scams on senior a topic Barfling said the group woutd focus Reimer said acaito artists often can take senior cltfoena for tens of thousands of and by tne time the defendant 10 the money has been transferred or spent Bartling said the along with the senior would be actively invofvedln laws pertaining to Reimer eaid the only way victim win be provided for in Coma County Is through a victims rights vidingthe education and lobbying capabilities they Reimer add his involve providing the group with said might tty to tap into an ing network of victim support organization and use V meetingin Opnual s nty ia tyiwfa at the Senior Oeniker in v i Index CLASSIFIED 911 COMICS 5 NEWS BRIEFS OBITUARIES 3 4 WATER W A T QH Judge denies request for bond reduction By GARY CARROLL Judge Robert Pfeuffer denied a bond reduction request Wednesday for Kirk Wayne whose sexual assault and kidnapping charges were Overthrown and remanded back to McBride was convicted in 1990 for sexual kidnapping and two counts of aggravated sexual He was sentenced to four 99year sen an appeals court overturned McBrides conviction because the search warrant used to obtain blood samples in the case was McBrides bond is per count for a total of McBride was asking for a total bond of s Assistant District Attorney Robert Fish er called Texas Department of Corrections Parole Officer Marshal Brent Zoboroskito testify during the hearing on behalf of the Zoboroski said McBride was convicted of delivery of a controlled substance in 1986 and given The parole officer also said that when McBride was charged with sexual assault and the act constituted a vio lation of his Kirk Wayne McBride had a conviction for delivery of drugs arid Zoboroski of the parole board testified that he had an tional 13 years to do down at the pen itentiary and thus they had a hold on him and he cant be turned loose because he is an District Attorney Bill Reimer Wade McBrides asked Zoboroski to produce written documenta tion of the but the documents were unavailable at the Arledge said if no documentation could be produced regarding McBrides conviction and parole he would attempt another bond TWC stalls on permit action Legislative move on aquifer awaited By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeKung The Texas Water Commission delayed a decision on the issuance of a permit for the Living Waters catfish farm until June 2 effectively until the Legislature makes a decision on management of the Edwards According to a spokesman for the Texas Water Com the staff requested the continuance to give the Office of Hearing Examiners more time to get answers on additional questions they had on the catfish farm appli The TWC spokesman said the delay also would allow for passage of some management legislation which would put the permit under a broader Ke said the TWC hopes to avoid duplicating legislative efforts or hav ing to rewrite the Representatives for the Edwards Aquifer Underground District and the Living Waters catfish farm had no objec tions to the Originally we were opposed to any said GHlbert However arepleased continuancepomting out Buritons d resulting TWC deadline and legislative Its ridiculous for the TWC to make a decision now when the rules may Vazquez said EUWD was opposed to the continuance originally because of they were concerned citizens who had been encouraged to attend the hearing would be disap pointed if the hearing were He said EUWb was confidant now that the public interest is best served by the The EUWD and the San Antonio River Authority have SM page 2 New Braunfels firefighters and Highway Department workers clean up diesel fuel spilled from an eighteenwheel er truck involved in an accident on the Interstate Highway 35 southbound exit ramp at the Highway 725 exit Wednes day Information on the cause of the accident was not Photo by John to host water events for Olympic Festival By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZfltung Four events for the upcoming Olympic Festival will be held in Comal officials with the event said this One event will be held on the Guadalupe River and three at Canyon A series of canoe and kayak white water events will be held July 29 on the Guadalupe River at the Lazy and L Camp grounds on River Admis sion to the events is On July Canyon Lake will host rowing events for men and Sailing events are slated for July while canoe and kayak sprint events will be held July Were really excited about being able to centralize all these water events at Canyon said Bill Senior Vice President of Operations for the Olympic They dont always have the white water events either the last time may have been in 87 in North Carolina because there arent always opportunities like the Guadalupe Hanson Ticket sales for the Olympic Festival events in San Antonio start 27 at Rainbow Tick Hanson said the festival will be the biggest event in the area since There will be 37 events all summer Olympic events and three winter Figure ice hockey and speed skating will be held in the Opening ceremonies are sched uled for July 23 in the Alamod 11 Volunteers are still Call 2221993 for further infor Clubs and civic organizations looking for worthwhile service projects are encouraged to vol unteer officer cMnil stodents reached by program By GARY CARROLL HtfraidZfclturtg The New Braunfels Drug Abuse Resistance Education designed to keep kids has reached more than youngsters since its inception in according to New Braun fels first DARE officer Robert The DARE program attacks crime from a different angle and tries to stop crime before it has a chance to start by educating kids to the dangers of drugs and The DARE program is an on going program presented by Owens and officer Bob Parchman to school children in schools throughout Comal Although the program focuses primarily on drug Owens said crime such as abuse and stranger danger are also die thing were looking for gram not to get anything out of but to give something back to the community in the form of well educated responsible Their main mission is to help canget therri to riot want drugs and to stay away jfrom it then were doing Owens said he and Parchman are involved in the DARE pro It gives you a feeling of Tm getting something Owens Not only do Owens and Parch man educate kids on how to avoid involvement in but also how to avoid becoming Owens said there are many cases in which childen become involved in crime and are victim ized because they did not know the difference between right and nd this is where educa1 tion becomes Sec page 2 Stammtisch Sports The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Dahlia Benita Nikki Ual and Marc Anniversary wishes go to Oran and Nelrose Ski and Midge and Mario and Lydia Belated birthday wishes go Johnny Tastes of the Town The Tastes of Town is An Aftornw at Mardj The event will be held Sunday from noon to 9 and 58 at The Childrens Tickets are for adults and for Childrens tickets for the erstvaesaioiv but children may spend the 48 at the and Playtime with pizza provided by Call for Tickets are available at The Childrens Christian Singles New Braunfels Christian Singles Group will have their Fireside Chat at 7 26 in the Senior Wfe Center fb Paul Luther an Director of the Broken Rainbow program will be the quest and thse attending are inveted to bring a snack and a Continued on S Baseball Preview The New Braunfels Unicorns head Into the 1993 season with a quiet demeanor looking to improve ypon last years10 For a preview of the Untaoms1 see Page The winning Lotto Texas numbers drawn Wednesday are 182430313234