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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                WEDNESDAY Cougarettes drop volleyball matches See 11A 50 COUNTDOWN 473 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquteentennlal March March 20 Pages in two sections Aug New Braujifels Herald 410 177 BOWE or NIC RO PUBLISHING 2627 E YAM DEL IlR I FASU IX Serving Comal County Home of SAL TIJERINA I Vol 141 No 198 INSIDE Police 88 STAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Rita R CastU Iqja Ida Pittman Arnold Don Feeltner Kimberley Darnell Devon Owens Jesse BlUaneuva Jr Happy Anniversary to Bill and Sandy Seff Marvin and Adeline Jentsch Bill and Audrey Schroeder Belated Anniversary to Raymond and Barbara Sultemeier County Fair 100th Anniversary Gala The Comal County Fair Association Scholarship Fund will hold a 100th Anniversary Gala Party of the Century at the Comal County Fairgrounds Aug 28 at 7 Tickets are which includes a barbecue dinner and dance Music will be provided by County Line Call a Fair Director or Drover for tickets or Jayne E at 6256916 or 620 6632 Proceeds from the dinner and dance will benefit the Scholarship Fund A variety of items will be auctioned off by both Silent and Live Auction Any business wishing to donate some items and help make this years Fair Events some of the biggest and best ever please call the above number Registration for GeriGames started Anyone 62 years old or more is eligible to participate in Geri Games to be held Sept 11 Added to the spelling bee trivia and assorted physical games enjoyed in past years is an arts and crafts competition which will be judged by members of the New Braunfels An League Registrations are due by Sept 1 and my be obtained at the seniors center or from any nurs ing or retirement center For more information call Ida Sing at6254642 Masonic Lodge meeting tonight The New Braunfels Masonic Lodge will have a called meeting tonight at 7 for the purpose of honoring the Rain bow Girls The Rainbow Girts are girls 11 to 20 years of age who learn character building based on the teachings of the Bible An interesting program will be presented at This is an open meeting and anyone can attend Members and visitors are urged to attend Cross Lutheran celebrating 65 years Cross Lutheran Church of New Braunfels will be celebrating its 65th anniversary on with formal ceremonies and events scheduled for Aug 29 beginning at 3 pan Retired Teachers Assn meeting The New Braunfels Retired Teachers Association will meet Sept 1 in the NBISD Education CenterBoard Room Business and program begins at 10 Stfunmtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammlisck represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the days hap penings We invite you to share with Go By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Gov Ann Richards has proclaimed Saturday Sept 11 as Guadalupe River Day Friends For Rivers will hold its annual volunteer river clean up on the first Saturday after Labor Day Friends For Rivers was created with the pur pose of preserving and conserving the Guadalupe River a precious natural resource which is part of our great states heritage and said Richards should be encouraged to volunteer their time to join the community cleanup effort ensuring that this Texas river will remain healthy forever Richards said it was crucial that Texas rivers begin to be protected since many are falling vic tim to environmental hazards Texas rivers represent one of our most vital natural resources providing the slate with a means of commerce and transportation energy and recre she said However these rivers are threatened by pol lution and misuse and it is essential for their sur vival that the people of Texas become actively involved in understanding their fragility and con tributing to their Cleanup coordinator Donna Murphy has called for volunteers to help cleanup both on land and in the water Friends For Rivers would also like to have some divers to help and can use donations if cit izens cannot offer manpower help The cleanup will be from 9 to 5 All donations are tax deductible Friends For Rivers hopes to raise to provide volunteers with Tshirts and perhaps music for evening enter tainment RockinR River Outfitters in Gruene has donat ed their place of business for an evening cele bration Many other river outfitters will be providing boats and equipment for the cleanup Volunteers are urged to bring sun protection longhandled fish nets and snorkels and masks if possible Preregister to help by calling 210906 4315 before Aug 30 Donations may be sent to Friends For HC4 Box 211 New Braunfels Texas 78133 3103 Blaze engulfs car HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels firefighters battle a car fire Tuesday afternoon In the parking lot of the Vista Del Sol Apartment complex The dri ver escaped without Injury but the car suffered extensive damage Recent drugrelated arrests place New By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Five New Braunfels residents have been arrest ed over the past three days on drugrelated charges in three separate cases New Braunfels police officers made two arrests Monday at 343 S Academy Street New Braun fels residents Jennifer Bergmann 24 and Lynn Cannon 22 were arrested and charged with pos session of marijuana under two ounces Both were taken to the Comal County Jail and have been released on bond According to reports the arrest was made at Capt Ray Douglas of NBPD said six to seven officers were on hand to make the arrests We had been working on the case for awhile It all came together and we decided it was a good said Douglas Three drugrelated arrests were made this weekend by Comal County Sheriffs deputies According to reports Joel Campos Torres 39 and Esperanza Hernandez 32 both of New Braunfels were arrested at Saturday The arrest was made at 1985 W San Antonio in New Braunfels Both were charged with possession of a con trolled substance namely cocaine in an amount less than 28 grams Reports show more than 18 grams of cocaine was found in the apartment Deputies also seized and a 1982 Chevrolet pickup Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard Smith set bond in each case at Hernandez paid her bond and has been released Torres is being held in the Comal County Jail Sheriff Jack Bremer said the arrest was the result of a longterm investigation by his depart ment S A man shot by 2 teens By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A San Antonio man is in guarded condition today after a shooting that occurred at Tuesday on the 1800 block of West San RuldolphTrevino of San Antonio was allegedly shot four times by two San Antonio two Arthur Gallegos 18 and Gerardo Galvan 17 were arrested by San Antonio police officers The pair has been charged with aggravated robbery and is currently being held in the Bexar County Jail on million bond each New Braun fels police plan to obtain a warrant on the men for attempted capital mur der and will transfer them to the Comal County Jail According to Capt Ray Douglas of the NBPD the two men allegedly pointed a 380 caliber gun at Trevino while he was using a pay phone and demanded his wallet Reports show the victim complied however an argument ensued suspects shot Trevino Douglas said the two men then allegedly took Trevinos car and fled on Interstate Highway 35 to San Anto nio Trevino was shot in the upper torso abdomen and once in each arm He was undergoing surgery this morn ing at Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio residents in jail Another arrest was made at 11 Saturday at 393 S Comal Street in New Braunfels Elizabeth Ortiz 29 was arrested for possession of a controlled substance namely marijuana in an amount over 4 ounces and under five pounds Bremer said the suspect was allegedly found to be in possession of one and a half pounds of marijuana Bond has been set at Ortiz is being held in the Comal County Jail Sheriff Bremer said the two cases were unre lated Tackett becomes HeraldZeitung news editor From staff reports John Tackett John Tackett a resident of Canyon Lake has been named News Editor for the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Mark Lyon Managing Editor for the HeraldZeitung made the announcement earlier this week Tackett has lived in the Canyon Lake area for eight years and is a 33 year veteran of the newspaper busi ness Lyon said that Tackett brings with him valuable experience with a strong background in editing Hes got a proven track record in news writing and editing and is well versed in the operations of a news Lyon said Were excited hes here with the Tackett a graduate of the Univer sity of Texas has worked as copy editor for the Fort Worth Star Telegram Perspective editor for the San Antonio ExpressNews and was a staff writer with the San Anto nio Light He has also served as Associate Director of Public Relations at South em Methodist University Tackett has covered such stories as the assassination of John F Kennedy Hurricane Carla and the Senate race between John Tow er and Waggoner Carr I look forward to being a part of the news gathering process in Comal Tackett said Both because it keeps me close ly in touch with what is going on and because it allows me to be a link between that and the publics need to Tackett is married to the former Grace Lundy and has three children and six grandchildren all of whom live in the DallasFort Worth area Grace is a former secretary for Pulitzer prize winner Ralph McGill of the Atlanta Journal Constitution Statistics on the growth of build ing permits population and the local economy show that Comal County is the county of the Tackett said It will be fulfilling chronicling the events that are sure to ON SUNDAY Friday Night Faces 93 The HeraldZeitung special section on Comal football For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144   

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