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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 21, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorn boys host crucial 2844 baksetbaff showdo 42fi BAYS March 21 New Braunfels Herald 14 Pages in one section Friday Jan Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of HEIDI MANN I No 43 INSIDE faxes in 4 Spbrts Arts 14 Slammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZertungl The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Heidi Mann Kenneth Brinkkoeter Jeremy Schuett 18 Connie Young Gordon Brandenburg Frtin Kaytor CnarteneScott David Gene Supulner Randy Jahas Brandon Wahrmund Sybil Typa Satur Friends for Rivers to host meeting Jan 27 Friends for Rivers the non profit group which organizes the annual cleanup of the lower Guadalupe River is off to an exciting start this year with new leadership new goals and new aspirations Join us at our first meeting of the year on Thursday Jan 27 at 7 in the Herb Schneider Room of Victoria Bank Trust Come meet our new offi cers learn about our various com mittees and hear about our goals All members and interested per sons who care about the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers and Canyon Lake are invited to attend Fpr more information contact President Dave Davenport at 609 210 orJJorina Murphy at 906U315 San Antonio St to be closed Sunday Sari Antonio St will be to through traffic between Acade my Ayenue arid Castell Avenue starting Sunday Jan until 10 the next morning Closing times are to be repeated for three consecutive days Detour route via West Mill Street Stores and parking will be accessible as normal Senior Citizens to host dance Sunday The Comal County Senior Citi zens Center will have a dance on Sunday Jan 23 from 3 to 6 Gruenes Crossing will be the band playing the western and requested music Included will be some music for line dancers also Come join the fun The Snack Bar will be opeitBYOB Nursing progam to be held Feb 1 at NBISD RNs and LVNs Earn Contact bouts Nursing Law You will be held on Feb at NBISD Education Center 430 West Mill Street Cost Time This has been approved by Texas Nurses Assoc for hours Call 210 6206200 for more Information Use back door entrance Community concert set Feb 6 The New Braunfcli Community Chorale will have a concert Sun day Fob 6 at 3 at the New Braunfeli Preibyterian Church Ticket will be available at Chi in Landa Plaza ThiNw Braurftli HtraldZtliung Invlta ui r taints to tubmlt ttvtu to rtprtatHia a iltting to golhtr and thart nvfcj you 0 with IH Abbott suit dismissed By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Woman injured in collision HeraldZaitung photo by JOHN HUSETH A twocar accident took place yesterday at approximately when a 1983 Cadillac driven by Sarah Gonzales and a 1985 Dodge driven by Albino Guerrero collided In front of Wursthalle on Landa St Anglerta Guerrero was taken by New Braunfels emergency personnel to McKenna Memorial Hospital where she was treated and released No other injuries were reported Flu cases starting to decline county By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer i The number of flu cases being reported to the Comal County Health Department are beginning to decrease according to County Nurse Shel McWilliams McWilliams said 120 cases of the flu have been report ed during the first 14 days of January In December more than 437 cases were reported County officials have not declared a flu epidemic in Comal County McWilliams said it is difficult to know exactly how many cases of the flu have occurred in Comal County We dont get all the cases she said It looks like it isdecreasing based on the McWilliams said other officials are expecting the flu virus will continue to be spread until March or April She also said the county health office still has about 50 doses of vaccine for flu shots According to McWilliams the number of people getting flu is decreasing even having individuals who finally got in to get their sljots and still got the flu They didnt develop their immunity fast he said There are three types of flu viruses A B and C Types A and B produce a more serious illness Type C symptoms ave mild Symptoms of flu usually develop within one to three days after being exposed to the virus The symptoms include muscle aches fever nasal congestion sore throat chest tightness cough headache and chjlls Symptoms will range from mild to severe depending on the person Symptoms will usually last for two to seven days A person with the flu should rest stay warm and drink plenty of liquids Symptoms of the flu can be treated with over the counter medicines In addition to the flu McWilliams said there have been cases of both respiratory and intestinal viruses reported She said in these cases the length of the illness varies In the case of the intestinal viruses the symptoms include nausea vomiting aches and especially back achei A district court judge dismissed with prejudice a counter suit filed by a local river outfitter against Comal County and the Water Oriented Recreation District during a hearing held this By dismissing die case with prejudice the Abbotts are prohibited from pursuing the case further in state district court The Abbotts own Abbotts River Outfitters which has two locations one on River Road and one on Highway 306 According to County Attorney Nathan Rheinlander the case began last summer when filed a temporary restraining order prohibiting the Abbotts from opening their river outfitters business last summer The restraining order was put in place because the Abbotts had not paid fees and had not gotten a permit he said The Abbotts then filed a counter claim A hearing was lat er held and a temporary injunction was put in place However at that time the judge determined the Abbotts could slay in business if they paid back taxes and current taxes into a reg istry held by the district cleric The Abbotts agreed and paid in back taxes and continued to make quarterly pay ments The Abbotts counter claim was then denied because the allegations were not specific enough A deadline was put in place to allow the Abbotts to bring another petition to the court The Abbotts did not meet the deadline and the case wife dismissed with prejudice Tuesday A new petition wa brought to the court Tuesday however the judge would not accept it said Rheinlander According to Rheinlander the temporary injunction is 11 He ftoiaskJhejudge to perma wii to WXwiD photo by JOHN HUSETH The big one Emll Seldel left and gnndton Kenneth Seldel right show off 45 pound yellow cattish caught yeeterdey on Uke Puntop by Emll Ht Mid It took ill of five mlnutM to haul the fish In Commissioners authorize two resolutions By JENNIFER ROMPEL Stiff Writer The Comal County Commissioners Court authorized two resolutions Thursday allowing for the submission of requests for the pur chase of youth services grant and the diver sipnary program officer According to Juvenile Probation Officer Carol Robson the diversionary program grant will provide funding for an additional officer The salwy for officer was added into thli years county budget with the intention that Hho Juvenile probation office would apply for the grant The county will still be responsible for pro dding 20 pcrcem of the funding for the pod tion and the state will provide 80 percent The giant for the purchase of youth services will be used for the purchase of psychological counseling and diversionary services TMi grant ii appropriated through the Alamo Council of Governments This yeari funding wil be Last year the county received to other the court si so authorized the application for the fourth year of funding of the juvenile officer grant to the Criminal Justice Division of the Governor Office The court tabled the presentati accep tance of original petition by Lois a resident of Canyon Lake Duggan was scheduled to present petition to the court concerning dissolving the Water Oriented Recreation District The preservation was tabled became the wording on agenda wu not clew enough according to Comal County Judge Carter Cancel Duggan told the court she differed with the judgei position She ii expected to bring the petitions back to the court at next weeks meeting mles As a requirement of temporary injunction the Abbotts will also be required to undergo an independent audit A suit is still pending in a Travis County district court con cerning the constitutionality of This case has been filed by several Comal County residents and names the state of Texas as defendants f Efforts to reach the Abbotts were unsuccessful as of press time Police warn against roofing scam in city By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Area residents are asked to be on the lookout for a person believed to have conducted a roofing scam in the west side of New Braunfels The scam allegedly occurred on Jan 13 and involved elderly couple according to Sgt John Villarreal of the Braunfels Police Department Villarreal said one of the victims reported she had looked out her window and saw a man on the roof He said she con fronted the man and tdd him she had jiist her According to Villarreal the victim said the man told her he was the son of the contractor who had done the previous work and that he was checking the status of the roof He said toe man then told the woman fee roof on her shed needed some work According to Villarreal the man then conducted the work and charged the womans husband While he was at the home the man allegedly betjc reaction so that he could get into the house However nothing has been reported missing ftpm the home Villarreal and the building inspector visited the womans home and found that minimal work had been done to the roof He estimated that in tar hid been used and said he had been told the job took 20 minutes The man involved in the incident Is described as being a white rnale about 30 years old who drivei a red truck If he is caught he will be charged with securing the execution of a document by deception a third degree felony Villarrcal Uy intimidated vmarreal stressed that in order tor roofing work it be a scam a person must be able to prove deceit Its extremely difficult at best to prove If the contractor wu diihoneit purposely deceitful Itew ii i fine line between criminal and civil 111 bttity if wmeooe ii Juit diiutiifled with the performance or quality of contractors work more often than iff wg going to be he laid to order to avoid these types of lituadoni people ihould be wary of aoliclton call the police If someone lion their property uninvited and pay attention to the type of receipt given for payment If i peraon believe they are being they should call the police and get the licenie deicription of the penoui vehicle Looking for a bargain See the MerafcfZeitung
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