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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 24, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY Cougarettes hand defeat to Del Valie See Sports P f 0 CENTS COUNTDOWN 482 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennlal March 21 1845 March New Braunfels Herald 16 Pages in one section Nov Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of DR GARY DROTZE IVOL142 INSIDE Letters to the Sports STAMMliSCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung extends the following birthday wish es MariselaAguirre Dr Gary Brotoe Ted Rodriguez James Startz Linda Hermes John Paul Medina Happy Anniversary to Ira Adeline Schmidt 45 NB Police put end to highspeed chase HeraldZeitung Cheer fund donations sought The New Braunfels Herald Zeitungs Cheer fund campaign to provide food for local needy fam ilies is continuing with much suc cess according to Circulation Director Carol Ann Avery Avery said that any type of nonperishable food item can be donated as well as money The Cheer fund goal is to assist 200 local families this year To donate call the HeraldZeitung at 6259144 Todays donations were from Carmelita M Horan S25 Todays Total Retired teachers luncheon slated f The New Braunfels Retired Teachers Association will have their Christmas Luncheon on Wednesday Dec 1 at Forke Store in Conservation Plaza The program begins at 1 1 followed by a catered lunch Members should bring the num ber of their volunteer hours Hill Country Kart Club hosts races The Hill Country Kart Club will be holding a Celebrity Championship Kart Race on Sunday Nov 28 at 1 Proceeds from the event will be directed to Elf Louise and New Braunfels Food Bank Action starts at 1 with the celebrity practice and race including HeraldZeitung Sports Editor Richard Tijerina At 2 the annual Seniors Enduro Race starts at the Junior Enduro Race begins at the Shifter Enduro will be held and at 4 15 the Junior Rookie Race will start Hill Country Kart Club is locat ed mile west of IH35 on Ruckle Road in New Braunfels Spirit of Crazy Horse1 set for local museum Chris and Judy named Par ents Choice Award winners recently will be at the Childrens Museum on Friday Nov 26 for two performances and at in the new Far West Gallery The show entitled The Spirit of Crazy will cost Chris and Judy will be sign ing copies of their awardwin ning tape This is My which will be available that evening For more information call 6200939 Toys For Tots drive begins today The New Braunfels Jaycees Toys for Tots campaign begins today For Thanksgiving week end Comal Bowl is participating by offering special deals with new toy submissions By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A highspeed chase by New Braun fels police officers led to the arrest of a North Texas man this morning The suspect whose name was not being released at press time is 24 yearold male from Rhome He was arrested after a lengthy chase by police officers on Interstate Highway 35 According to officers the Green Ford truck being driven by the man had been reported to be involved in a hit and run in Schertz New Braunfels police officer Tony Cell spotted the man driving north on IH35 near the WalMart Distribution Center just after 8 today The officer began pursuit of the vehi cle and was led through a construc tion zone on the highway before the vehicle stopped Officers said the passengers got out of the truck and handed the officer identification At that point the driver floored the gas pedal and began driving north on IH35 The driver of the truck pulled off the road near the San Marcos River and came back around according to officers The chase then continued in the southbound lanes of IH35 According to Lt John Wommack Police arrest North Texas man in connection with hit and run chase HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels Police units converged on the scene on IH35 after a man involved with a hit and run in San Marcos and then a highspeed chase from San Marcos to the north side of New Braunfels finally pulled over after several of his tires went flat HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH The front window of the 1973 Ford truck driven by a North Texas man was shot by New Braunfels Police In an attempt to stop him near the Wai Mart Distribution Center on IH35 north of New Braunfels The driver stopped one mile later after his tires became flat from the police officers shots the driver of the truck rail several vehi cles off the road and even rammed a car near Watson Lane He also tried to hit a San Marcos he said Four units from San Marcos and two from New Braunfels were involved in the chase At that time officials authorized the officers involved in the pursuit to use a shotgun to shoot at the tires of the car The officers began shooting at the tires as the chase approached the area near the WalMart Distribution Center Both tires on the right side of the vehi cle were shot The man is expected to be charged with felony escape since he used his vehicle as a weapon said Wommack Officers said they did not know what charges will be filed by Schertz officers The man is currently being held in the Comal County Jail Keimady takes special interest in recycling member says she hopes to see plan developed here soon By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer New Braunfels city council member Jan Ken nady has taken a special interest in the formation of a recycling committee for the city of New Braunfels Kennady said she hopes to see some type of recycling plan developed for the city within the next few months This may become a reality since the New Braunfels City Council decided to form a recycling committee during Mondays regular city coun cil meeting Jan Kennady Kennady said she has spent the last six months acquiring information concerning recycling and has attended several seminars She is currently asking for citizen input on ideas for recycling During the past five days she has received 86 calls I have reams of material and I have met with various organizations The most informative was a seminar given by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Com mission I learned a lot she said Council puts wheels in motion with commifiieelppointinerits 0V JENNIFFR ROMPPL finH rVwa By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council decided this week to appoint a recycling advisory com mittee to study possible methods for recycling in New Braunfels The council approved an ordinance to appoint a ninemember committee Each district will have one member three citizens will be appoint ed atlarge and two will be from the extraterri torial jurisdiction The proposal to form the committee was brought to the council by Council Member Paul Fraser Council members encouraged the city to work with Comal County New Braunfels Utilities and the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce to find the best recycling methods The NBU Board of Directors has been dis cussing recycling for one year according to Gene Momhinweg chairman of the board He said he would also like to see all governments and local groups work together I am concerned We dont want to all go different directions for the same he said He said NBU has been studying the possibility of recycling sewer sludge tree limbs leaves etc Council Member Jan Kennady who has been studying recycling for several months said she has received 86 calls concerning recycling She said most of the people who have called are concerned about glass plastic and aluminum I would like to see the city focus on this part of she said New Braunfels resident Susan Curtis also spoke about the need for more recy cling efforts in New Braunfels She said a survey was placed in the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung by Friends For Rivers and responses showed area readers favored recy cling efforts 300 to 1 She also said she would like to see the city adopt a curbside recy cling program At this time the cost of curbside recycling is esti mated at SI 80 per month for each resident The council is expected to appoint an advisory committee at its Dec 13 meeting I found we should be getting together so we can apply for a said Kennady Grants are available for recycling compost ing used oil and recycling market development said Kennady I have been looking at the community recy cling she said I found it is helpful to join in with other citizens around the area and form a cluster Then we will be more likely to get funds We can also get bonus points if we become a member of Clean Cities she said To become a member of Clean Cities 2000 the city would be required to form a plan of action gain two letters of recommendation from local environmental or civic groups and get a resolution from the council Their goal is by the year 2000 to have 50 percent less waste taken to she said Kennady said meetings have already been held between representatives of the Alamo Area Coun cil of Governments NBU New Braunfels Man ufacturers Association the City of New Braun fels Comal County and the Natural Resource Committee of the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce She said all of the groups are interested in a recycling program v The only way to do this is to have city coum ty school districts garden clubs Friends for Rivers civic organizations industries and NBLK she said We have got to be together on this This project could help all of I said in June that this was going to be my pet project I have been working since then to gather as much information as I she said Something has begun to happen It has been delayed because there has been other projects and other problems we have just been needing someone to spearhead Craigmile announces bid to remain commissioner From staff reports Tin Ntw Bravfilt lUraUZtitunf iu rtadtn to lubmit iumt to Slammtuck Accordant to tin Arthivu ai4 numbcrt of tin Gtrman community Slammtuch rtprtftiut a ptactfor nimbtn of Ik fomnouuly to toltur wi skart At dayi fufptniHft Wt you u start with wj Comal County Commissioner Precinct 2 Neil Craigmile announced this morning that he would be seeking reelection to his position as commis sioner In announcing my decision to seek reelection to commissioner precinct emphasize my record over the past seven years and the solid support I have received from all the residents of Comal County and in particular those of the precinct I he said Supporters from across the county have encouraged me to seek reelec tion I will continue to be an active and conservative voice on commis sioners court Significants improve ments have been made in the manage ment of Comal County and I will con tinue to be a fulltime commissioner NTF offers helpful tips to aid in preparing Thanksgiving turkey devoted to prepar ing Comal County for the growth that is occurring and win continue Many local officials and citizens have expected Craigmile to run for the county judge position currently held by Carter Casteel However Craigmile said he thought it over and decided to remain a coun ty commissioner I had a lot of suggestions to seek the county judges office and I cer tainly weighed that very said Craigmile This is probably my last run for office When 1 finish this term Ill be will have spent if reelect ed 12 years in county office I think thats long enough It was a major By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Lets talk turkey The National Turkey Federation sug gests for example that if youre having stuffing you prepare it separately place it in a covered casserole and cook it with the turkey during the last hour of roasting time Not exact ly traditional but probably healthier Here are some other important tips for cooking a tasty and safe Thanksgiving bird DO NOT THAW POULTRY AT ROOM TEMPER ATURE At this point in time the fastest method for thaw ing your bird for tomorrows meal is to place the wrapped turkey in your sink and cover with cold water Allow about a half hour per pound of turkey to completely thaw Change water frequently Refrigerate or cook turkey when it is thawed All materials used for storage preparation and serving of poultry must be clean Wash hands thoroughly with hot soapy water before and after handling raw poultry Use hard plastic or acrylic cutting boards to prepare turkey Remove plastic wrapping from thawed turkey Remove giblets and neck from the body and neck cavities Rinse Turkey talk Although different types of ovens oven temperatures and the degree of thawing will affect roasting times the following is an approximate guideline Readytocook Weight Roasting Timi 68 812 1216 1620 2024 Hours in 325 F oven turkey inside and out with cool water pat dry with paper towel and secure legs Tuck tips of wings under back of turkey Skewer neck skin to back of turkey for a nice appearance at serving time Place turkey breast side up on flat rack in shallow roasting pan about two inches deep Insert meat ther mometer deep into thickest part of thigh next to body not touching bone Brush skin with vegetable oil to prevent drying Turkey is done when therrnpmeter says 180 to 185 degrees Faren heit and drumstick is soft and moves easily at joint When skin is golden brown shield breast loosely with rectangu larshaped piece of lightweight foil to prevent overbrown ing For news subscription or advertising information call 6259144 i
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