New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, July 11, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

July 11, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 11, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas SUNDAY Peanut butter sandwiches feed athletes success 75 CENTS COUKTDOWN 519 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentermlal March March New Braunfels Herald 22 Pages in two sections July Serving Comal County Home of Leon Van Nortwlck I Vol 141 No 166 INSIDE 34B STAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Leon Van Nortwick Jodl McCullough Chad McCullough Jerry Seeger Chrlsta Crumrine Robin Fiebrich Diana Young Jamie Gomez Maura Vela Jennifer Castilleja Isabel Hernandez Happy Anniversary to Tom Marsha Kiesttng 25 Lodge hosts Deputy Grand Master The New Braunfels Masonic Lodge W San Anto nio will have a Stated Com munication Tuesday July 13 at District Deputy Grand Master Kellis D Moore of the Grand Lodge of Texas will make his official visit at the meeting Members and Masonic visitors are rged to attend Christian Womens Club luncheon set The New Braunfels Christian Womens Club will hold its monthly luncheon at Woodlands Country Club at Canyon Lake at 12 Tuesday July 13 The special feature will be a hat contest most elegant most orignial funniest Featured speaker will be Marsha Wall principalof the New Braunfels Christian Academy For reserva tions call 6205205 or 629 2995 For free nursery call 620 5929 Rep Kuempel moves Austin office State Representative Edmund Kuempel RSeguin will move his office from the Capitol to the State Board of Insurance Building room 203 effective immediately The move prompted by the State Capitol Renovation Project will be temporary Completion of the renovation is expected by December 1994 Rep Kuem pel may be contacted by writ ing Box 2910 Austin Texas 787682910 or by calling 5124630602 The State Board of Insurance Building is located to the east of the Capitol at the comer of San Jacinto and 11th Streets FBC Canyon Lake Summershine1 set Summershine will be the theme for Vacation Bible School set for July 12 through 16 at First Baptist Church of Canyon Lake Activities and study are planned for children age three through sixth grade Featured will be Bible stories and study crafts and much more as the car nival theme Summershine fun continues through the week For further information call 9643457 Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to sub mit items to Stammtisch Accord ing to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch repre sents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with Printed on recycled paper Hconomi Yeartodate figures reveal 29 increase in single family building permits By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Economic indicators for the New Braunfels area show continued growth in singlefamily homes and profes sional buildings Single family building permits issued in May 1993 are percent higher than those issued in May 1992 Permits issued are up from 13 to 16 compared to last year In addition yeartodate figures show an increase of percent in singlefamily permits This is up from 55 during this time last year to 71 this year New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce Executive Vice President Michael Meek said this increase is significant especially since the number of permits in the county has doubled Comal County permits for single family dwellings have increased from 81 to 177 year to date an increase of percent Yeartodate permits have increased from 81 to 177 and increase of percent The benefits of the growth are var ied according to Meek It give use increased tax revenue and more dollars will come into the community and be circulated he said Meek said this is not necessarily unique to this area but New Braunfels numbers are much high than the state increase Texas overall is having an increase We are coming out of the problems we had in the mid to late j New Braunfels locat ed in the Anjonio com dor It will be a hot place for the next decade and into the 21st he said Permits for commercial industrial and professional buildings in the city of New Braunfels have also increased with two permits being issued this May compared to one last year How ever yeartodate the numbers have shown a minor decrease from six to five Meeks said the May increase does not mean a whole lot at this point To get a good reading we would have to look over a whole year Last year we had a good year This year we are staying up to he said Close call on river u HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels EMS personnel as well as Canyon Lake Fire Department responded to a drowning report at approximately 4 Friday afternoon at the 2nd crossing on the Guadalupe River Amle Robinson a 17yearold female tuber from Longvlew Texas was under water for approximately five minutes was resucltated by bystanders near the river and later taken via AlrLlfe to a San Antonio hospital where she was treated and released floblnson recovered and even came by the HeraldZeitung off tee Saturday night asking for a copy of this New Braunfels youth arrested in connection with Saturday morning fire at NOW facility By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A 17yearold New Braunfels resident was arrest ed and charged with arson Saturday morning in con nection with a fire that occurred at the New Oppor tunities and Ways School Reynaldo Diaz a resident at the facility was arrested at approximately Saturday He is being held at the Comal County Jail on bond The school is located at 2250 Business Loop 35 in New Braunfels Firefighters were called to the scene at approximately Saturday According to New Braunfels Fire Marshal John Herber the fire was confined to the bottom floor in one bedroom and a laundry room Herber said the investigation is still in the pre liminary stages and he is not sure at this time what type of material was used to start the fire The fire was set during the course of a civil dis turbance say officials Herber said there was still some unrest at the facility when firefighters arrived No injuries were reported to residents However one firefighter was slightly injured while extin guishing the blaze but is reported to be fine at this time Diaz was arraigned this morning by Justice of the Peace David Perkins The New Opportunities and Ways school is a edu cational facility and residential halfway house for males Drowning investigation continues at Canyon Lake By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer An investigation into the possible drowning of a Florida man at Canyon Lake is ongoing according to deputies at the Comal County Sheriffs Office Gregory Roland Samsel of West Palm Beach disappeared last Sat urday while he was swimming in the lake According to Chief Deputy Elwood Hoherz deputies are still watching the surface to see if Samsels body rises Reports show Samsel was at Comal Park with friends last weekend and was reported missing by friends on Sunday He was last seen at 9 Saturday Deputies conducted a diving search on Monday and Sunday The search ended Monday afternoon The search was ended because divers were having a difficult time seeing in the water because of trot lines According to reports there are no witnesses who can say whether or not Samsel actually entered the water Deputies say Samsel and his girl friend were staying at the parkr Reports show Samsels friend and girlfriend spent the night at the park and did not call to report Samsel miss ing until 9 Sunday City council meeting scheduled for Monday night at city hall PFrtm fttaff TT HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Holy matrimony in the Guadalupe A wedding joining together Jerry Mans of Dallas groom third from right and Teresa Reid of Mesqulte left took place at Saturday morning IN the Guadalupe River The service was conducted by Rev Orvllle Gulnn of New Braunfels while Chuck Wharton second from right was Best Man and Candy and Tammy McLaln were Maids of Honor Rev Gulnn said that he has performed three weddings In the river so far this year Prom staff reports The New Braunfels City Council will hold its regular meeting at pjn Monday at Room D of the Munic ipal Building at 424 S Castell Ave Items to be discussed will include the 1994 proposed budget for the Comal Appraisal District a request for approval of construction in the flood way of the Guadalupe River at River crest Heights Other items include a consideration and approval of first reading of an ordi nance by the city of New Braunfels conveying its interest in and to a por tion of street right of way to the abut ting owner and discussion and consid eration of requests for use of public space right of way at 264 W San Anto nio St and 185 S Seguin Ave Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 8 25 27 32 38 45 Jackpot million ;