New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 4, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

April 04, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 4, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels 1HHHHM HMMNMI PPMHBH BBHBBB April Serving Comal County Home of Steiia Hansen 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 97 J Court puts dispute over aquifer back on track9 By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung A federal appeals court granted a motion for an expedited appeal in a law suit over the enforcement of the Endan gered Species Act in the Edwards The move gives the Texas Legislature breathing space in its efforts to resolve the dispute over pumping limits on the Although San Antonio officials are call ing the latest court ruling on pumping limitations for the Edwards Aquifer a a New Braunfels official says it has not been a good week for San Anto According to Doug a represen Miller Ruling not good for San Antonio tative for Comal County and New Braun the action taken by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans on Fri day took the issue out of limbo and put it back on He said the latest action set specific deadlines and means a ruling on the appeal itself may come as early as June By April San Antonio and the defendants of the suit have to respond to the lifting of the Then we have until April 25 to come back and make our response to he Thats a pretty quick time line there only about 13 days for San Antonio to prepare for that District Judge Lucius Bunton III ruled the state must have a plan to protect the Comal Springs in place by June San Antonio and the other defendants had appealed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals and obtained an indefinite stay of Buntons The latest ruling by the 5th Circuit Court sets limits on that stay and delays the June 1 deadline to June It also mandates that the Fish and Wildlife Service complete its study of what it will take to protect the endangered species in the Comal Springs so the Legislature can If they have it completed before June theyre suppose to release it Miller my impression of what this does for us is it puts every thing back on track to get something done in the Miller said the original stay took a lot of pressure off the He also said he had not been optimistic about anything being done until the stay was The latest ruling and some bad pub licity for San Antonio in Washington this week puts the plaintiffs on Miller was very pleased with the new Apparently our lawyers did a good job of convincing them that we were Miller Antonio is taking it as a That may be a sign that theyre feeling some of the pressure of Austin and what just happened this week in According to Miller Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt and several others in the move really gave San Antonio a black eye in their planning process and the leadership San Anto nios had in the Thats the first time publicly that its really come to light what weve been say ing all Miller Action on district put on hold By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung Further action on the proposed Comal County Underground Water Conservation District will not be taken until there is a con sensus about the best solution to the water problems facing the western portion of Comal according to County Judge Carter Casteel appointed what she said was a good mix of people to the Canyon Lake Water Study Group to provide a forum for evaluation of the problems and to provide advice to the county commission ers on possible She said the group had asked for presentations from the Texas Water Development Board con cerning wells and as well as information from the Guadalupe Blango River Author ity and information on the possi bility of grants and funding for As well as hearing from these various I think the group has at least in prin by requesting this informa tion that there is a need for long range water Casteel I think theres some ques tion on study task group as to how it should be I believe there is unanimous agreement that no property own er should be taxed without receiv ing said Ernest Lam the temporary chair of the Canyon Lake Water Study It is premature to speculate on possible solutions if any that this group may According to the Texas Water Commission has identified this part of Comal County as part of a larger area designated as having a potential ly critical water Because the Texas Water Com mission has indicated to the Comal Commissioners Court that if a local solution is not adopted the Texas Water Commission will impose its own therefore the Commissioners Court is seek ing a local said Lam The next meeting is at 9 on April 13 at the Canyon Lake Action Center in accord ing to Participants race from the starting line Saturday morning at the opening of the Ninth Annual Grune Texas Randy Reina won the race for the third time with a time of More than 900 run ners participated in the Proceeds from the race go to Friends For For a complete see Page Race results are on Annual services set for Good Friday By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung New Braunfels residents will observe tradition and celebrate unity this week with the third annual Community Good Friday The service will begin Friday at at the Paul Lutheran Its been at noon the last cou ple of years and what weve dis covered is a lot of people get off work at so we decided to give people about 15 minutes to get said Pastor Judi Miller of Paul Lutheran Previously held at Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the First United Methodist the observation rekin dles an old tradition of observing Good Friday with services con sisting of hymns and prayers in the In all of our the noon services have grown small er over the especially in a place like New where a lot of people work in San Anto nio or Austin people arent she Holy Week begins today with Palm which commemo rates Jesus triumphant entry into It is observed by the Roman Catholic Church and some Protestant churches with a Thursday is the anniversary of the Lords which was held the evening before the Cru It is called Maundy Thursday from the Latin man meaning command referring to the foot washing cer emony at the Last Supper when Jesus spoke of the new com mandment to love one Friday is the anniversary of the Since the 16th Cen it has been traditional to observe the holiday with a ser vice of hymns and prayers centered on Christs last seven words on the Into your hands I commit my Monday Good Easter Sunday that stretch in there really is the cen ter of Miller Thats where what makes Chris tianity unique takes Miller said the community ser vice will consist of scripture read ings and prayers by the different pastors from the participating churches based on the last seven words of Christ on the a wonderful time to share our unity as the body of Christ coming together on that day when we remember Christs crucifix Miller It really says something in a way that nothing else does about what it means to be part of one community worships in diverse ways and yet it is the death and resurrec tion of Christ that unites us Peter and First Unit ed First First Faith United and Peace Lutheran churches are participating in the Offerings received at the ser vice will be donated to the New Braunfels Habitat for Humanity Housing Further information on the vice can be obtained by contacting the Paul Lutheran Church at Former judge dies from accident injuries Judge Alvln Welsch Former County Judge Alvin Welsch died at McKenna Memo rial Hospital one week after sustaining injuries in an automobile Services for the 87yearold Welsch will be at 1 Monday at First Protestant Church of Burial will follow at Comal Born on June Welsch grew up in New Braunfels and was a member of the first New Bruanfels High School football In addition to serving as coun ty Welsch served as a jus tice of the peace for six years and as chairman of the Alamo Area Council of He also served on the board of directors for the Edwards Under ground Water District and the Historic Landmark Commission for the city of New During his service as a county judge from 1965 to Welsch helped start a county senior citi zens group and brought about the equalization of the county tax assessment according to family Welsch served in the military during World War II and the Korean seeing combat action in seven including the Battle of the Bulge and the invasion of He was wounded once and dec orated four He received the Purple Heart and the Bronze Members of the Welsch family said the judge was the in the first Army group to be dispatched to England in 1942 and was among the first of forces to encounter Nazi atrocities in Ger man concentration Survivors include one daugh Nancy Johnson of New Braunfels one Neil Welsch of one Irma Julia Schlueter of New Braunfels seven grand children and 15 greatgrandchil He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 Mary Hamil in Inside Stammtisch Lotto 1011A WATER The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stammtisch represents a sit ting place reserved for a group of special a time set aside for members of a community to gather and share the days happen More Stammtisch is featured on page Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Daniel Andy Hartman and Wesley Belated Birthday wishes go to Esther Melissa Elvia Oreuna and Karen Monday Birthday wishes go to Richard Lisa White and Nolan Turner Guild Home Tour The New Braunfels Chapter of the MidTexas Symphony Guild has announced its Spring Home Tour and Raffle tickets are on sale from Guild First prize two round trip American Airlines tickets to anywhere in the continental Other prizes are a fivehourplus Ultimate Pampering at Retreat Salon a floral watercolor by Pat Deltz and a Ben Hogan Special Edition Raffle tickets are or six for Drawing will be held Sat April 17 at the conclusion of the Home Tour winners need not be The Home Tour which will feature five outstanding New Braun fels homes will be held from 10 to 4 Tickets are in advance and the day of the Winning numbers AUSTIN Here are results of Lotto Texas winning numbers drawn last night by the Texas Lottery 61022 Estimated Lotto Texas jack pot million ;

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