Sunday, May 16, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 16, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels HeraldZeif t May Serving Comal County Home of Mitchell Davis Schuetz so 75 Cents Sunday 127 Mark Lyon Lyon named Herald editor Mark Lyon has been named managing editor of the New Braunfels Publisher David Sullens announced I am very excited about Mark Lyons agreeing to become a part of the Herald Zeitung and New Braunfels and Comal Sullens He has a proven record not only of but of being the best in anything and everything lie The appointment is effec tive Sullens Lyon replaces former managing editor Greg Mef who will assume a com puter consulting position with the HeraldZeitungs parent company and will be based at the newspaper in Im in love with the Hill Lyon This this community and its people are just great and Im proud to be Im glad to have the opportunity to serve and become an part of the My goal is to help bring the best small daily newspa per in the state to New he To do we will seek constant input from ourreadersl After it is their My door will always be open for A native of he is a graduate of Daingerfield High School and Stephen Austin State Uni is married to the former Tabitha They have two and 13 The couple is expecting another child in late Lyon has been managing editor for Today Newspapers in Duncanville for the past four and onehalf directing five weekly publica tions and two weekly regional Under Today News papers publications won numerous including a sweepstakes award in the North and East Texas Press Association newspaper con test held last an award for Excellence in Com munity Journalism from the Headliners and several other state press assoV ciation Lyon also worked for West ward Communications Henderson Daily News Longview Morning Journal1 during his 10year Aquifer bill under attack in House Staff and report Edwards Aquifer Senate bill protecting the Comal Spring flow is under attack in the House according to Doug Comal County water representa The rural interests are really cutting up watering it down and weakening it to safeguard the Miller At this we are analyzing the proposed changes and will meet with our State Edmund Kuempel on Monday to go over Comal Countys concerns with those Dry hydrant put to test Officials pump gallons per minute By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung The first dry hydrant of its kind was demonstrated Saturday morning at the Hons farm pond located about miles east of Bergheim on Highway 46 near the ComalKendall county It was said Comal County Commissioner Neil Craig They demonstrated that it could pump gallons a It took about a minute half to fill an gallon Termed dry because the hydfants arentriinder pressure theres no water in them until the pumping actually starts they make more water available to vol unteer fire departments for rural fire The installation at Hons pond will serve a three mile radius which includes 91 structures and a number of historical homes as well as a Before the hydrant was installed fire trucks had to travel seven miles to refill their accord ing to Carl district conservationist with the United States Department of Agriculture Soil Conservation In addition to improved fire pro the hydrant conserves saves money and lowers insurance premiums and lowers operation accord ing to The project is one of many such dry hydrants being sponsored by the Alamo Resource Conservation and Development Council in a ninecounty area that includes Frio Kerr and Medina The purpose of the program is to accelerate the devel opment and utilization of natural resources to improve the general level of economic activity and to enhance the environment and standard of Among officials present at the demonstration were and Stanley the pond represen tatives from the Bulverde Volun teer Fire Department including Bill Ron and Raylon fire Miller Rural interests weakening Senate version According to Miller there will probably be a hearing in the House Natural Resources com mittee on Tuesday on the pro posed amendments to Senate Bill Since the deadline for intro duction of House bills has only the Senate bill can be con sidered Miller said he expected the House to pass a significantly dif ferent version of SB1477 and then the two versions will be sent to a joint House and Senate commit tee for The House has until May 23 to vote on the Another effort which could affect the ultimate outcome of this issue is a measure that has been endorsed in the House clarifying that aquifers are not underground and thus precluding the Texas Water Commission from regulating the Edwards Harvey spon sor of the said it would help settle a fouryear battle over aquifer The House passed the bill Thursday on a voice It faces a final House vote before going to the We want to say once and for all its an aquifer and not an under ground said in Comal County the designation of the aquifer as an underground stream is We feel that declaring it an underground stream gives the Texas Water Commission the authority to said Its not an absolute priority because there are other ways to do but we think thisis pru dent and presently its the best In the Texas Water Commission declared Edwards Aquifer an under ground stream as found the water to be subject to commission The commission immediately adopted emergency rules and a moratorium on new Those rules were overturned in state Hilderbran said his along with a separate measure that would develop a plan to manage the would settle the issue of regulation for A pintsized racer gets some words of encouragement on Saturday morning dur ing McKenna Memorial Hospitals Sixth Annual Toddler The hospital sponsors the race to celebrate American Hospital which ran May Photo by Kar la Grand jury indicts 14 By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeitung The Comal County Grand Jury indicted 14 Wednesday on three counts of four counts of two drug charges and one charge of possession of a prohibited Indictments were filed also against Richard Edge of 2436 Farm to Market Road Chet of 1375 Timber Hill and Charles of 1043 all of New Each was indicted on 37 counts of engaging in organized criminal 71 counts of tamper ing with vehicle identification and 24 counts of misrepresenting governmental Other grand jury indictments included Dylan Castlewood New Braunfels burglary of a Glint Wren New burglary of a Jesse James 1927 Lee New Braunfels possession of a controlled substance Delfino posses sion of a prohibited James 166 Kentuckj New Braunfels possession of a con trolled substance Robert 227 East Dit tlinger New Braunfels burglary of a Kenneth HC2 Box Canyon Lake theft over but less than Guadalupe 1016 Mis sion New Braunfels theft over but less than James Seguin theft over but less than Judd no address reported theft of Marcos Route 6 Box 437 4 criminal mischief over Wildlife tree trimmers rescue hawk By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZeitung A young RedTail Hawk will take his place in the wild in a few months thanks to the help of a few new The hawk was rescued from starvation Fri day by a local wildlife Theres no way he would have survived one more said Diane director of Wildlife a nonprofit organization dedi cated to helping wild He was almost We force fed him every 30 minutes for about two hours and then he started to recov Hes a success story Barbara and Jim Bisang of 1003 Lone Star in New Braunfels have watched RedTail Hawks raise their young in a 50foot cotton wood tree next door for the past two On they noticed the fledgling hawk in the nest was crying out more often than When they realized the adult hawks had not returned to the they called Wildlife Rescue in Boerne for Wildlife Rescue referred them to help a lit tle closer to home Wildlife Link in Canyon They contacted Linda the assis tant who livea in their neighbor She verified the called Morman and proceeded to try to find a way to rescue the Bruno owner of Schwab Tree Ser assisted by sending two of his Anthony Gaytan and Pedro a truck and equipment to the site to rescue the Morman said the hawk was about five or six weeks old and will be fed every couple of hours at first and then three or four times a Hell eat beef chicken and mice they need the fur and Morman Hell be taught to fly and hunt and then hell be released back into the Wildlife Link is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping wild animals and edu cating the public on the needs of wildlife and the Morman said the hawks rescue is one of many they perform this She said spring is busy because many young in the wild are attacked by fire Wildlife Link also provides permanent homes for animals suffering permanent debilitating The organization depends on donations and volunteers to help them rescue animals and then medicate and feed Residents inter ested in helping can call Denise Morman at 210 Inside BRIEFS 3A CLASSIFIED 71 2B COMICS 6B EDUCATION SB INSIGHT 1B UTTERS 56A OBITUARIES 2A SPORTS WEATHER Stammtisch 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 members of a community to gather and share the days See more Stammtisch on page Best Wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Mitchell Davis Pamela Stacy Bob Nolan Avis Dwight Lau rence Marie Offerman and Kendra Belated Birthday wishes go to Santiago Anniversary wishes go to Lloydd and Doris Westerdelt and Robert and Brenda Tennis play day The New Braunfels Tennis Association will sponsor a fun play day from May at the T Bar M Tennis Ladies and mens doubles will be Participants will play against players at their same skill No fee Partners are not mCall Ben Tucker at 6294358 or Ray Smith at 6258680 for Hutchison appearance Senatorial candidate Kay Bailey Hutchison will appear at Krauses Cafe at May The candidate will speak on dif ferent highlights of the Coffee and juice will be For more call Lotto Winning numbers AUSTIN Here are results of Lotto Texas numbers drawn 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