Friday, August 13, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 13, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY Mazda Truck made with Fords inspiration See Wheels CENTS COUNTDOWN 485 DAYS New Braunfels Sesqulcentennial March March New Braunfels HeraldZe 41Q 3 0 W E S T II1C R 0 P B I1S HIN 0 2627 E YANDELL UR EL PASO TX 79903 16 Pages n one section Aug Serving Comal County Home of STEVE ABBOTT Vol 141 No 190 i INSIDE 6 STAMMTISGH iirthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Brian Lamb Brtffni Schroat Lucia Godi Roberto Vela 1993 Rodeo Queen contestants Comal County high school freshmen sophomores and juniors are invited to compete in the 1993 Comal County Rodeo Queens Contest Contestants must be single and enrolled in cither Comal County school dis trict as of Aug 16 Posters and information sheets will be available at the local high schools Blood drive for Tom Bluntzer scheduled A blood drive for New Braun fels resident Tom Bluntzer has been scheduled for Aug 23 from 10 to 6 at the law offices of Reagan Burrus Dierksen Lamon and Bluntzer located at 205 N Seguin Two blood mobiles will be on hand in the back parking lot to take donations Walkins are welcome or appointments can be made by calling Debbie at 625 8026 McKenna seeking historical info McKenna Memorial Hospital needs your help in acquiring any information pertaining to the his tory of the hospital McKenna is celebrating its 40year anniver sary in October of this year The hospital was built in 1953 A brief submission consisting of a short written summary of something unique that happened in a particular year trivia pho tographs of any items of interest in relation to the hospital through the years would be beneficial Please submit your items to McKenna Memorial Hospital aim Tim Brierty Hospital Development 143 E Garza New Braunfels 78130 Community blood drive set for Aug 13 The New Braunfels Community Blood Drive is scheduled for Fri day Aug 13 from 1 to 3 ir the KMart parking lot located at 1050135 E The community blood supply is currently low offi cials have said If you are between 17 and 72 weigh at least 110 pounds and in good general health you can help by donating For more information contact the South Texas Regional Blood Bank at 18002925534 ext 217 Eagles Auxiliary hosting Supper The Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary will have their Birthday Supper on Aug 17 at June July and August birthdays will be recognized Members are asked to bring a vegetable salad or dessert Stammtisch The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sit ting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with County building permits up by 97 By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Single family building permits issued in Comal County during Janu ary to June 1993 have increased 97 percent compared to the same period last year Statistics released from the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce show single family permits have jumped from 110 in January to June 1992 to 217 during this period in 1993 The county is almost 100 percent higher than last We hope to see more than 500 permits this year That is significant in this said Michael Meek New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce executive vice pres ident Meek said 1992 numbers were also higher than 1991 Permits issues in the New Braunfels city limits have also increased Statis tics show the cit issued 83 permits this year to 63 last year This is a percent increase Meek said these increases are a ben efit to the area We can generate more property tax and sales tax It is creating more he said However industrial and commer cial permits are showing a decrease in both the county and the city The city had seven industrial commercial permits in 1992 and has had five this year Comal County had five permits issued last year and has had three this year Meek said this decrease is not sig nificant at this time especially since StriplingBlake Lumber has not yet bought its permits for its new plant Looking at the raw This is not a concern to he said Meek also said 1992 was an excep tional year in gaining industry in the area We had a good year last year in industry Its the most significant activ ity we have had in several Truckbike accident Ei0htyearow Kretsten Ruby of New Braunfels collided with a 1991 Cheyy pickup driven by bonafd Kosutte of New1SauSf yesterday at approximately The accident took place at the corner of the Of Mornlrtflskte Dr and the 500 block of southland The young girl was travelling on Southland on her bike and attempted to turn left on Mornlnasrde She ran the stop sign and collided with the truck Police said the truck left about 36 feet of skidmarks on the road New Braunfels Fire Department personnel left Bruce Conrari center Robert Partida and right Frank Gonzalez are shown asslstlna the young girl at the scene Comal County officials residents bid farewell to an old friend today By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Former Comal County Clerk Rosie Bosenbury passed away Wednesday at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospi tal at the age of 61 Funeral services will be held today at 3 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home She was elected Comal County Clerk in 1983 and served in that capac ity for ten years retiring December County Judge Carter Casteel who had presented her with a certifi cate of appreciation on behalf of Coun ty Commissioners when she retired in December praised her dedication and service to the community Rosie had along history of family service in Comal grew up with that commitment and she was very dedicated and took her job very Casteel said But she had a sense of humor too The runniest thing I remember was her comment I See obituary Page 2 trying to justify some expenditure If it was painted yellow yall would buy reference to what was in years past the commissioners courts primary responsibility the Road Department whose equipment was painted She didnt hesitate to speak up for her beliefs and she was very proud of her friends in government at the state and federal levels And she was very proud of her taking one with her in Casteel said that Bosenbury had an especially close relationship with the commissioners in fact according to Commissioner Moe Schwabs baby book which he had brought in one day to show her Bosenbury was his first little she said The courthouse flags will be at half staff today in her honor Bosenbury had worked for US AA in San Antonio for 21 years and for Texas Rosie Bosenbury Commerce Bank for three years prior to her election to the county clerks position Rosie Bosenbury In photo taken while she was In office file photo Compromise plan supported by Canyon Lake water study group Report calls for petition to Texas Water Commission to be rescinded By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Thursday morning Comal County Commissioners heard a report from the Canyon Lake Water Study Group recommending the rescinding of a peti tion to the Texas Water Commission and the legislature for an underground water district and support for a com promise plan based on the Canyon Lake Water Supply Corporation pro posal Ernie Lambert chairman of the group presented the report saying that the group had voted 101 for the Com promise Plan with one abstention Acknowledging that the western part of the county which does not have access to the Edwards Aquifer does have sig nificant water problems the plan calls for the development of surface water treatment plants and delivery systems to supplement wells in the area as need ed The Canyon Lake Water Supply Corporation is in the process of pur chasing some 30 water supply com panies primarily in the Canyon Lake area and proposes using state grant funds and matching bond funds to pre pare a water study plan and eventually convert to a nontaxing water supply district The report was presented in the workshop portion of the court therefore no action was taken by commissioners although County Judge Carter Casteel proposed a meeting to further discuss the compromise plan Im going to suggest that we come back within four weeks and have a two or three hour session on the said Casteel Then everybody includ ing the public can ask questions Our goat is to solve the water The commissioners also heard an introductory presentation from Frank Fletcher from Correctional Medical Systems for inmate medical care In the a short action agenda com missioners tabled the assignment of a thirdparty administrator for Indigent Health Care DRG payments for For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144