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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 14, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY See new Church Life section in todays HeraldZcitung OOOMtDOWNi 435 DAYS Newfraunfoli Mirth 2UWS New Braunfels 18 Pages In two sections Friday Jan Serving Coma County for fftdfe than 142 years Morne of CAlTLYN MARIE OFFERMAN Vol 142 No 48 INSIDE 4A Club Sports Church Stanimtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeftung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday Susie Dominguez Trey Hartman Sat Chasity berlyAnn Medina 8 Dustin McDarmott Kristopher Kaufmann Judy Zahn VFW Post 11050 to meet Jan 18 VFW Post 11050 will meet Tuesday Jan 18 at at American Legion Post 179 on W C611SL Mission Valley Bible Church hosting child ministry workshop Mission Valley Bible Church will be hosting a Childrens Min istry Workshop for all area churches Feature speaker will be Chil drens Pastor Esther Kenyon of Houston The workshop will be held Saturday Feb 5 from 9 to 12 at The Other Place on the Comal River River Registration will continue through Jan 28 however late reg istration will be held at on Feb 5 To register send name address phone number and church affiliation to Mission Val ley Bible Church 258 W San Antionio Suite C New Braunfels Texas 78130 There is no cost Great American Antiquefest set Many local antique dealers will be at the Great American Antique fest to be held Saturday Jan IS from 10 to 6 pan in the New Braunfels Civic Center on Seguin St The show formerly held in May will continue through Sun day Jan 16 from 10 to S The admission is good for return visits New Braunfels Iris Society to meet The New Braunfels Iris Society will meet Tuesday Jan 18 at in the Victoria Bank Trust Annex building on Walnut St Ken Betty Triesch will pre sent slides of the 1993 convention for the meetings program The public is welcome Church Life debuts In todays HZ Todays New Braunfeli Herald Zeitung features a new Church Lift section located in section B on pages land 2 All churches in the New Braun County are invited to participate in the new section which features news exclusively about local church events as well as features local pastors columns and national news of local interest Contact Managing Editor Mark Lyon at 6259144 for more infor mation Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammttsch According to the Sophienburg Archives aid members of the German community represents a fitting place for members of the com munity to gather and than tin dayt happenings We invite you to with By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A joint effort by several law enforce ment agencies in South Texas resulted in the arrest of four men in New Braun fels Wednesday and the confiscation of 23 pounds of marijuana Officials from the Alamo Area Nar cotics Task Force the 81st District Task Force and the Comal County Sheriffs Office conducted an under cover and surveillance operation that led them to a residence on Stonewall Street on the west side of New Braun men arrested in local drug bust Joint law enforcement effort leads to confiscation of 23 pounds of Marijuana Wednesday on citys west side i fels The four men arrested were charged with delivery of marijuana between five and SO pounds Lt Sumner Bowen of the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force said two investigations were being conducted WW11I simultaneously between officers from er 23 pounds of marijuana He said the AANTF and the 81st Judicial Disthe officers conducted surveillance on trict Task Force concerning the same two of the men who traveled from individuals He said the two groups Atascosa County to New Braunfels then decided to work together to make the arrests Everything started coming togeth er We got together in San Antonio and did a he said Bowen said an undercover officer had made plans to have the men deliv On they way the suspects picked up another person in Pearsall They went to the residence on Stonewall The officers gave the people the money for said Bowen We arrested one person immedi ately at the house and arrested the oth er two at the park near the cemetery We later arrested the resident of the house at he said After the arrest several neighbors came up to us This is the first tittle in New Braunfels that several people came up saying they had been waiting for us to do he said were tickled to death to see the problem solved This is probably more gratifying than anything we get out of an said Bowen Also confiscated in the incident was a 1982 Jeep pickup a 1982 Ford up and another unknown vintage white pickup The names of the men arrested have not been released Bonds will be set this morning Collision on Rhine Street t HeraMZeitunff photo by JOHN HUSETH An took place yesterday at approximately 150 on Rhine Street near feuslnew Loop In New Braunfeto when a 1977 Chevrolet Chevette driven fay Michael Altn Andrews 29 of New and a 1993 Chevrolet ptekup driven by Rafael Gonazaiea 32 of New Braunfels collided A passenger Elene 18 of New suffered minor Injuries but was not for additional medical care However Andrews was taken by New Braunfels EMS to Memorial Hospital where he was treated and released CISD officials clean up clump site near school By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Comal Independent School District officials have successfully cleaned up a socalled dump site that was found near Smithson Valley Middle School this week according to Roy Linnartz maintenance and operations director for CISD According to Linnartz the site was approximately 600 yards from the school He also said the term dump site may be deceiving since many of the items there had been stacked neat However County will get a soil sample to be ca Wallace said by her definition said she will meet with an areaisadumpsite official from the Texas Kat There was scrap metal wood ares Resource Conservation Commission and paint cansi she said this week to have the testing conduct Wallace ordered the area cleaned ed However she said she does not aftershe visited the site Wednesday believe the site is dangerous The maintenance deDartment had j dont thmk the kids were in any danger It did not build up any methane she said Wallace said no citations will be issued because the city school district is cooperating in cleaning up the site baseball field and there was some met al that had formerly been used in the schools metal shop also in the area He explained there were also two burn piles that were 10 feet in diame ter the piles of metal were in an area about five feet wide and 30 feet long and the tires were stacked up like a wall Linnartz also said school per sonnel had picked up those tires that had been strewn around by other peo ple and stacked them Some of the items were some pub lic dumping It was not all the school he said The maintenance department had removed lumber from the bleachers and didnt want to dispose of it because it was said Linnartz There were tires there Some of them were school district Some of the tires were ones other folks had dumped out he said Wallace received notice of the T dumpsite late Tuesday evening She Linnartz also said there was sand in said a call was received fiom an anony the area that was to be used for the moussource District 2 council seat to be decided tomorrow By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Residents on the south side of New Braunfels will head to the polls Saturday to elect a new person to the District 2 council seat Running for the seat are local business owner Mary Serold and former District 2 city councilman Dan Bremer Both candidates have been busy campaigning this week I just encourage the citizens in District 2 to get out and vote and express their opinion I hope they will evaluate both candidates and make a decision on who they think can best serve said Bremer Serold said she believes if people want change they should cast their ballots in her favor If you want to see the bullying stop and healing begin weve got to have fresh thoughts and fresh ideas to do it Going back to the past and what we had is not a healing process Its not what District 2 needs and not what the city she said I do believe in the power of the human spirit and do believe the people of District 2 deserve better than what they have been she said Serold 43 of the owner of Marys Kritter Klippert a pet grooming shop She has never held a political office but has worked on several campaigns Including the effort last fall to hive Bremer recalled from hii dry council seat Bremer Dan Bremer Mary Serold 39 works a pur chaser for the State of Texas where he deals with the pur chase of agricul tural commodi ties He served on the city council for 14 months before being recalled in November In a past issue the New Brounfeb HerotdZeitung posed several questions to each candidate concerning the issues fac ing New Braunfels In the article Bremer stated he believes the city council needs to concentrate on working together and working for the city He also said he would like to work for a no tax increase budget and would like to see enhanced crime pre vention in District 2 Serold said she believe the council needs to demonstrate more politeness toward each other She said during her term she would like to see the mayor elected at large and said she wants people to know their voices matter The election will be hddftom to 7 Saturday located Walnut Street Singlemember district plan approved for CISD ByROSIMARlBBASH Staff Writer Qn Tuesday Jan 11 District Judge Ed Prftdo approved the member diitrict election plan submit Wd by the Comal Independent School According to CISD idmlnlttntion the dJitricthai not been offldslly noti fied that Pndoilgned the order How ever according to Pndoi office the parties signed the agreed settlement week and Prado signed sjd issued the oider on Jan U Csrmen Torres Domingo and Olo rit Herren had filed wit on Jan 8 1993 sjldng the court to order ilngle member district representation A committee Including Domingo Herrera worked with the districts Iswytrs and demogrsphers to develop recommend the plan which ww ultimately approved by the CISD bond The change will affect the upcoming school board election In May with three seats up for election For exam ple bond member Tom Potter who resides in the new District 7 will not be able to run for reelection when his fern expires because the DWot 7 seat up for election in May Working on railroad Mittflh IMHf W to repair tt For news advertising or subscription information cull 6259144
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