New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 31, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 31, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 31, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels MM i HeraldZei SOWELSH IllCROFUBLlSHIMO 1627 E YAM DELL OR 175 March Serving Comal County Home of Gib Watt EL IX 79903 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 94 Mlm ia Search for man in river to continue By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Seguin rescue workers will continue their search for a man reported to have fallen in the Guadalupe River on Tuesday The Seguin Fire Department responded to the intersection of the Guadalupe River and Farm to Market Road 1117 at Tuesday following the ini tial Fire officials said the man was apparently fishing when he fell from where he was standing into the Rescue workers searched the river last night before calling off the operation until this morn According to Larry Morawi of the Guadalupe County Sheriffs Office and a fire depart ment several dams along the upstream from where the man fell could be closed off to lower river levels to help officials in their Officials involvod in the res cue efforts have not identified the Water district proposal heard by study group By ROSE MARIE EASH HoraldZeltung The Canyon Lake Water Study group met Tuesday and heard a presentation by county extension agent Joe Taylor on a proposed underground dis trict for the western portion of Comal I introduced them to some of the things an underground water district can Taylor And we went into some of the problems facing the aquifer in that part of the county its exposed at the it feeds on rain that falls over the top of According to Cameron who has been heading up the water district the Comal County Trinity Aquifer Water Conservation District proposed would provide a management group for the aquifer which for purchase water from alternative The district would be ataxing entity and be managed by an elected board of The proposed district be on the May 1 election Although Taylor said the group was very concerned about the taxes such a district would they were interested in What they could do to solve some of the water problems facing western Comal The western portion of the county has been declared a crit ical underground water area by the Texas Water said Theres a limited amount of water and the popu lation is growing very fast It will soon begin to affect the aquifer Laura Nhavene of Africa learns how to swing a racket from Phil The two worked on Nhavenes game during the weekend at the John Newcombe Tennis Photo by John Teaching life one on one By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Prom dropshots and backhands to Phil Hendrie teaches youngsters from around the world how to play tennis and deal with victories and losses in tennis and in According to the director of the John Newcombe Tennis most of the students at the academy are trying to obtain while others are trying to take a larger step into the professional Hendrie said he not only tries to build the kids as tennis play but as We try to develop sound basics in tennis and in Hen drie We try to teach them how to deal with the pressures of playing dealing with the pressures of tournament play and also how to deal with life in A lot of the times these kids are doing more at their age than most people do in a and they have to learn how to deal with Hendrie said often the most difficult thing in working with kids in the academy is working with the students parents and the expectations the parents have of their Hendrie said students will often leave the acad emy and may not improve right but the stu dents who stick with it and practice the funda mentals learned at the academy will eventually besprccessful We deal with the kids on a otieortone basis and we deal the parents usually by mail or by Hendrie saidi When we do talk with the parents they always want to know Why my kid winning any matches We try to tell them that were Hendrie tells parents and students that if they continue to develop and work on their funda they will eventually Hendrie said he urges parents to participate as much as possible and take an active role in their childs Hendrie said dealing with the students in the academy is rewarding and and he could not have chosen a better I love Hendrie Its a lot of its a lot of exercise and you can see progress every Youre really developing kids lives and not just in Hendrie came to New Braunfels 10 years ago and with the exception of a brief stint working in he has not left and he does not intend to Hendrie and his wife whom he origi nally hired as a tennis pro in New Braunfels have three boys ages two months through five Hearing slated on high speed rail legislation By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung A public hearing on Senate Bill a bill designed to initiate sev eral restrictions and guidelines on the Texas HighSpeed Rail is scheduled for today at 2 in The if would accel erate the process by which the Texas HighSpeed Rail Authority becomes part of the Texas Rail road establish eco nomic and environmental guide lines for the and man date a deadline for preferred rout ing of the Jay a spokesman for Jim said the bill is an effort by lawmakers toshore up control of the high speed rail project and address the economic andenvironmental issues of the Bond said author of the was eager to help property owners in the area of the pro posed highspeed rail feel more at ease about the future of their property According to citizens in the HoustonDallasSan Antonio highspeed rail includ ing residents of Gomal are that the rail is going to be built without any advance warning of where or We feel like if it is going to be then we need to at least take care of these Bond We should tighten up the financial make them stick to the existing rightof way as much as possible and give our constituents and the con stituents of Comal County some idea of where they are likely to by the end of the SB 787 sets 1993 as the deadline for Texas the holder of the highspeed rail fran to submit preferred rout ing proposals for the These routes would be reviewed and if by the THSRA before final Although the ultimately goal is to keep the bullettrain as close to existing rightofways as possi Bond admits that is simply not Bond said additional would be necessary to ensure the proper design of the and the Citizens meet to oppose train By GARY CARROLL Citizens Opposing the Super or met Saturday near Geronimo to voice their opposition to the Texas TGV Elmer a COST group said the environmental and nomic feasibility of the Texas HighSpeOd Rail Authoritys project is not enough to fy the construction of the Citizens at the meeting also voiced concerns over the eco nomic success and ttandow said people in her area are finding it hard to believe the bullettrain will be able to support itself finan Senate Bill 787 vould require solid preferred ing plans to be established by 31 of this which effected td suitable courses of bers are wKirig action tb de rail bidjet4rain through fcheJr and intend to impress upon legis lators the benefits to the few people who wouklride the train Would not outweigh the costs to property Edmund Kuem ested citizens to attend the special hearing in Austin on THSRA would acquire those prop erties either by or by eminent domain as a last The goal is to minimize the effects on the citizens of Comal Bond State Jeff R San coauthor of SB said the goal of the bill is to pro vide landowners and prospective land purchasers solid informa tion as to when and where the rail will be Crime Stoppers calls for 93 exceed previous year By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung The New Braunfels Police Depart ments Crime Stoppers unit has already received more telephone calls this year than in all of according to Libby Reinhart of the New Braunfels Police Crime Last Crime Stoppers took 13 phone This the division has already had and according to Reinhart they have seen good We made an arrest in the Rhoads Interiors case that came in as a Crime Stoppers Reinhart And weve gotten a couple of Captain Ray Douglas of the NBPD Criminal Investigation Division said the rejuvenation of Stoppers activity is the direct result of the active role of the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors and an interest taken by the community in help ing police solve When people see they become more enthusiastic about Douglas We always like having those and once we start paying out some more more people should start calling Douglas said a possible reason for slow volume of Crime Stoppers calls in the past could have been that county resi dents were not well versed in how the system Douglas said the system is completely anonymous and that the Crime Stoppers doesnt know the iden tity of the Douglas said also the Quick pro gram has been helpful in getting people more involved in helping the ponce solve Any infonnation leading to an arrest will net the source Should the person arrested go on to be convicted of a the source would then be eligible for the Crime Stoppers reward for their on top of the original Douglas said once more people know how the system the benefits will become more and more Its been working well for us for quite a and hopefully we can get the word out and get more people Douglas Inside LOOKING WATER Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Mercedes Rae Sonny Crystal Marie April Diana Marie Pete Cardova Brittany Gaytan and Alice Belated Birthday wishes go to Samuel Isabel Campos and Eustacio Luna Under the Big Top The Carson and Barnes Circus will be in New Braunfels today for performances at 5 and 6 at the Comal County Fair Proceeds will benefit the New Braunfols High School All Sports Booster Tickets are on sale At both Jims Videos loca the Unicorn DriveIn and Kleiling Radiator Advance ticket prices are for adults and for Tickets will be for adults and for children at the Bone marrow donors A bone marrow drive for Charles Thornton of Smithson Valley High School will be held 47 today at the Bulverde Communi ty Testing is available at no charge to the first 60 nonminori All minorities will be tested for Those tested will be put on the National Marrow Donor Program South Texas Blood Bank will be doing the A blood test will determine a Donations are and payment of the needed for payment or other donations are Morn Stammtisch on page 7A Sports Unicorns win The New Braunfels Unicom soccer team advanced to the Region IV tournament Tuesday night with a 31 vic tory over San Antonio John The Unicorns will play Donna Friday at the Blossom Athletic Center In San Antonio In the regional For a complete game story Page 9 ;