New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 12, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 12, 1993

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Issue date: Friday, March 12, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 12, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels HeraldZ I 0 6 0 f March Serving Comal County Home of Dehnts Gallaher 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 81 Bobbie Richardson shares a moment with her family moments after opening a door to discover that she was the winner of mil The drawing was held Thursday in Photo by John Houston woman wins million By GARY CARROLL HeraMZaltung A bill collector from collected a feiv hew bills Thursday night a million bills to be Bobbie became the newest Texas millionaire during a drawing held in New Richardson and six other finalists in the Texas Lotterys 20th instant million aire drawing gathered in New Braunfels Wursthalle for the big Each con testant was guaranteed at least for making it to the final but each one had already made plans for the million a mother of said before the drawing that she was going to give her mother a nice birthday party and then buy a new Little did she know that only moments later she would win They told me Id won and I would have been happy with Richardson I cant describe how I I just feel great and Im really All it takes is one Richardson who works as a bill collector in Houston said she plans to continue working in spite of her newfound at the thought of paying more taxes because of her milliondollar pay Richardson said she knows how to play that I know how to get away from Richardson After all I know how to run after them and catch them for their so I know how to run the gauntlet Runnerup John Christian said that winning was not disappointing but did admit he wanted the If had won the million I think I would have bought a but I didnt win Richardson But I won and I feel Director of the Texas Lottery Nora Linares said she never gets tired of watch ing people win and said each draw ing is somethingnewv v Its just such terrific excitement to watch peoples faces when they know theyve won the Linares Linares said that what makes it even better is knowing the money is being spent in the state of Texas and when people buy their lottery tickets they are putting some thing back into the states Lottery officials said during the cere mony that to Texas has sold more than billion in lottery tickets and awarded more than million both are records for the most successful lottery in the The lottery has thus far con tributed more than million to the states general revenue But Linares See Page 2 Local official returns from Waco standoff By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung Deputy Constable Reagan Precinct returned to New Braunfels from the Waco siege after serving there for a week as part of a Shock Trauma Tactical Team with the Federal Bureau of Tobacco and Firearms and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Ive been up there providing medical service for the ATF and Grounds We were originally called up by the DPS and then assigned to ATF and the Were a team affiliated with the Alamo Area Narcotics Task STAT members are feder allytrained in SWAT and Tacti cal That means we can provide medical help in the field and protect ourselves and the patient if The confrontation in Waco between the Branch Davidian sect led by David Koresh and law enforcement agencies began Feb ruary 28 when ATF attempted a raid for illegal Four ATF agents were killed and since then Koresh and his followers have refused to surren der to law enforcement agencies who have surrounded the com Grounds is the only member of the AANTF Comal s Cpunty who has been in Waco so He said he did not expect to return to Waco unless the con frontation continued past next Grounds said the team had been advised to plan their sched ule on a four week Grounds arrived at Waco on Tuesday after the initial con frontation on He said the team is located with the ATF and FBI command posts a mile from the According to briefings are done twice He said no one knew how long the siege would go but everyone hoped that Koresh would Im not real sure how its going to end Grounds I hope Koresh OKs men to leave Waco cult Assocltate Press Texas AP eral agents locked in a stand off with a doomsday cult for a 12th day were told three men would leave the groups fortified compound the first to exit in nearly a A member of the Branch Davidians told the FBI early today that three includ ing an had received permission from sect leader David Koresh to FBI Agent Dick Swensen said this Koresh has allowed 21 children and two elderly women to leave the sect since a deadly shootout 28 with federal agents who tried to arrest One of the men expected to leave was identified as Oliver Gyarfas of Swensen He was unsure of the precise spelling of the mans an apocalyptic preacher who has claimed to be Jesus has not talked with agents since Tuesday Swensen But cult still remotely or indirectly Swensen he realizes he needs to give it Grounds said everyone was very concerned about the children who remain in the He was unable to comment on the condition of the children who had been Lions start eyecare fundraiser By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Noon Lions Club will be accepting donations for its sight preservation pro grams this Saturday and Sunday during the clubs annual White Cane Weekend Lions will be collecting money at various local businesses and passing out small white canes in an effort to raise money and edu cate the about the impor tance of sight Lion William Dobrowolski said White Cane Weekend is impor tant to the community since most of the money raised during the drive stays right here in New Onethird of the money goes to the Texas Lions Eye Bank at Seton Hospital in Dobrowolski Twothirds of the money is utilized locally for prescreening children entering our school and for stu dents all the way through high school who need assistance either through corrective lenses or Dobrowolski said the emphasis of the Lions program is oh sight preservation and preventing sight predominantly in but there is a program established by the club to help adults with sight loss after the needs of the children have been White Cane volunteers will be collecting money at area stores including both Wuests Wai Adobe Cafe and Texas Commerce Bank has donated its services for depositing and count ing of all cash Dobrowolski said people can give going but it may be easi er for them to drop their change off as they exit the We have a place for their mon and its a lot easier than putting it back in their Dobrowolski Last year the Lions raised and distributed more than See Page 2 Century Paper to locate in City By GARY CARROLL HeraldZoitung Representatives of Century Paper are considering locating a regional distribu tion center in New Chamber of Com merce officials said The Century Paper Company project alone would include the construction of a square foot warehouse and distribution center and the inclusion of 40 to 50 The reinvestment zone would generate approx imately in new taxes during the first five years and following the abatement Following the abatement approximately in taxes would be The project is tentatively planned for the area off Loop 337 near the City Fire Substation in which the city will be considering establishing a reinvestment zone to provide companies with a tax abatement incentive to build in the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Execu tive Vice President Michael Meek said the issue of a reinvestment zone ordinance goes before the city council next Meek said he feels con fident that the ordinance will be received favor I feel very positive about Meek City leaders had the vision last year to establish a tax abatement and this fits right in with that A fiveyear tax abatement plan for the area would be an incentive for companies to build in the area under favorable taxing Meek SM 2 Inside Stammtisch Inside fO WATER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Trey Michael Flume and Michael Saturday Birthday wishes go to Frank Frank Andy Ken Hartman and Fred Anniversary wishes go to Marty and Mary Jane Belated Anniversary wishes go to Robert and Mary Ann Rummage sale The llth Annual Rummage and Bake Sale will be held March 12 and 13 at the Cross Lutheran Church Activity Those with furniture or household items to donate may bring them to the activity Legion dance Comal Post 179 of the American Legion will host a dance from 8 to midnight March 13 at 410 Coll Music will be by Prarie and admission will be per Art League Louis KBITS oil paintings of animals and baby girls are featured this month at the Arts Center 646 Walnut Operated by the New Braunfels Art the gallery is open from 10 to 5 Tuesdays throught Continued on page 3 ride The 9th Annual Austin Founders Trail Ride is travel ing 114 miles through the Texas Hill Country March 12 out from the Comal County Fair Grounds in New See Page 2 for details on the ;

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