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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 14, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                WEDNESDAY New Braunfels juniors eliminated Tuesday Paqe 9 50 CENTS COUNTDOWNS 51S DAYS Now Braunfels Sesquicentennlal March March New Braunfels HeraldZeit F 14 Pages in one section July Serving Comal County Home of Ttta Alvarez I Vol 141 No 168 INSIDE Water STAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes BriannaFoer ster Ramon Caballero Lee Ann Dominguez Jay Pfannstiel Happy Anniversary to Lorenzo and Eva Saucedo Branson in October There are 11 openings and a deposit is due by this Thurs day July 15 Call 6205665 today for details Fraternal Order of Eagles program set The Fraternal Order of Eagles will have a special Chatter Mem ber and Past Presidents program on July 20th at Members are encouraged to attend this meeting for their 41st Anniversary La Mujer Tejana will hold rummage sale La Mujer Tejana a local no profit service organization will be holding a fundraising rum mage sale on Saturday and Sun day July 17 and 18 at the Weekend Flea Market located at 1661 S Seguin Street Annual Red Cross Volunteers meeting The annual meeting of Comal County Red Cross Volunteers will be held July at in the Friendship Room of Eden Home For further information call Margie Council at 6294563 Ceremony today at Mission Valley Agriculture Commissioner Rick Perry will join a host of dignitaries from New Braun fels Comal County New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce and Lewis Company at a special ceremony celebrating the retainment of more than 800 local jobs for the city and region at Mission Valley Tex tiles in New Braunfels Lewis Company officers board of directors and senior management will be on hand at the event which will get under way at 11 this morning at the Mission Valley plant on Porter St Commissioner set to speak to Rotary Mr James L Pledger Texas Savings and Loan Commissioner will be the guest speaker at the New Braunfels Downtown Rotary Club Thursday at noon at KrausesCafe Pledger has been a Texas Sav ings and Loan Commissioner since May 1988 and is responsi ble for the coordination and implementation of several leg islative efforts both state and federal regarding appropriations and pertinant thrift industry leg islation 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 members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We tnviteyou to share with Printed on recycled paper Car accident on FM 2252 HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Troy Carter 39 of San Antonio was airlifted to Medical Center Hospital Tuesday after he was unable to avoid collision with a truck tractor that had veered Into his southbound lane on Farm to Market 2252 near Bracken Drive The driver of the truck tractor Glenn McQueen 30 also of San Antonio was not Injured in the accident Coach pleads guilty to sexual assault charge By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Former New Braunfels Middle School Coach Oziel Ozzie Munoz plead guilty Tuesday to charges of sex ually assaulting a 14yearold student at the school Munoz accepted a plea prior to being indicted offered by District Attorney Bill Reimer which includes 10 years of probation and six months in the county jail served on work release In addition Munoz must provide counseling for the girl resign from his teaching position and take a blood test to determine whether or not he has any diseases The plea was made in the 22nd Dis trict Court of Judge Charles Ramsey According to Munozs attorney Wade Arledge Munozs case would have gone before the grand jury Arledge said the decision to plea was made by his client Munoz a resident of San Marcos was arrested June 28 at Arledges office after he turned himself in to offi cers from the New Braunfels Police Department The arrest was the result of an inves tigation by NBPD officers and offi cials at the department of Child Pro tective Services The incident was brought to the attention of New Braunfels police on June 23 by CPS officials Officers said the incident was reported by some one at the school After being arrested Munoz was taken to the Comal County Jail where he posted a bond The incident was classified as a sec ond degree felony and carries a poten tial punishment of up to 20 years in jail San Antonio man arrested Tuesday for attempted rape Suspect entered store at Canyon Lake attacked clerk and fled scene by boat By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Comal County deputies arrested a 40yearold San Antonio man Tues day on charges of attempted aggravat ed sexual assault Herbert G Wheeler Jr was arrested for assaulting an employee at the Crane Mills Marina on Canyon Lake He has not been arraigned at this time According to reports the man entered the store at approximately Tuesday began to purchase some items Deputies said the man allegedly grabbed the woman working behind the counter and backed her into a store room Reports show the woman was allegedly choked and some of her clothing was ripped off She then lost consciousness The incident was reported when another employee of the marina entered the store and saw something wrong The employee called 911 Officials said the man was appar ently frightened when the employee entered the store because he then ran out of the store and got into his boat Deputies and officers from the Army Corps of Engineers stationed them selves at area marinas and boat ramps to wait for the man to attempt to exit the lake He pulled his boat into Cranes Mill boat ramp at Cranes Mill Park 45 min utes after the incident and was imme diately arrested The incident is being investigated by Detective Mark Reynolds of the Comal County Sheriffs Office NBFD adds new rescue vehicle to NBFD Chief says best thing about new truck is that it came free By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A rescue vehicle has recently been added to the list of equipment at the New Braunfels Fire Department According to New Braunfels Fire Chief Phil Baker one of the best things about the vehicle is that it was pro vided at no cost to the taxpayers Its really special in that it didnt cost us he said According to Baker the truck is valued at The city was able to obtain it at no cost by trading another EMS box with the city of West During late fall of last year I was approached with a proposal by Lt David Uger of the New Braunfels Fire Department The proposal was to use an old EMS box to trade with an EMS department in West in exchange for a HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Paramedic Rlc Medina left and EMT Jack Ward In the departments new truck rescue said Baker The ambulance used in the trade would have gone out of service after a new ambulance was serviced according to Baker Baker said the city council gave permission for the department to go ahead with the proposal The trade with West was made approximately two weeks ago The van and its equipment can be used for rescues at automobile accidents and water accidents Baker said the vehicle has a place for a rescue raft and can car ry absorbent material for fuel spills The vehicle also contains equipment which would be used to rescue someone stranded in a high place such as a building under construction We got a pretty good said Baker All the work was done on the truck by firefighters It was a fire depart ment HeraldZeitung joins statewide effort to boost up recycled newsprint usage By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung is joining other Texas newspapers in a voluntary program to recycle and to use recycled newsprint paper to pro tect the environment We use about pounds of paper a said Douglas Brandt pressroom foreman at the Herald Zeitung We have our used newsprint picked up by a company out of San Antonio who sells it to a recycling This kind of recycling service is not available locally according to Brandt He said the Texas Water Commis sion has asked all Texas newspapers to start using recycled content in their newspapers The voluntary program will aUow newspapers to slowly work towards the eventual goal of having at least 10 percent of the total amount of newsprint purchased this year con tain recycled material The recycled material must be at least 25 percent of the total material in the newsprint in order to qualify as recycled material The other option for qualifying as recycled content involves a different calculation We have a formula we can use where for example this year weve received pounds of newsprint and pounds contains recycled said Brandt The percentage of weight that contains recycled fiber right now is at percent of the total but since theyre not both 25 our aggregate total is above the percent requested for this year by the TWC and our total will grow by the end of the year Only two ofour current three sup pliers have recycled newsprint but the other will have a hopefully 20 percent content in he said has percent recycled fiber and the other has 15 The HeraldZeitung started printing on newsprint containing recycled material this month Theres not much difference in the look of the still pret ty bright its said Brandt The processes theyve developed to reclaim the recycled paper are a lot better Its not yellow like it used to According to Brandt the Texas newspaper industry is voluntarily working towards a goal of having at least 30 percent of the total newsprint purchased contain 25 percent or more recycled fiber by the year 2000 By the alternate aggregate recycled con tent by fiber weight in total tonnage toe goal by the year 2000 is8 percent of the total amount received There is a slightly higher cost for paper containing recycled fiber but there are savings in the disposal of used newsprint through recycling In addition to the savings for the Herald Zeitung this type of recycling dis posal saves landfill space also ty JOHN HUSETH Recycled newsprint from Newsprint South and Champion International Corp recently arrived at the HeraldZeltung and has already bean put Into production for advertising news or subscription information call 6259144   

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