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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 13, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas IN3PQ COUNTDOWN 405 DAYS NewBraunfels Sesquteentennlal March March INSIDE Letters to the Sports Valentine Love 128 SUNDAY Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Ernest Arredondo Tate Taylor Valen tines Day 12 Lillian Weber Valentines WUm Mclaughlin Pat A Hansbauer Cora Duprey Valentines Randy Watson Valentines Sara Beth Hoots 10 Lin da Martinez Becca Barry Lu Allen Greg Cerrato Monica Camareno Bennie Miller Valentines Emma Shultze Dick M Crownover Mike Peevyhouse HughL Talbott Jim Possum Valentines Fran Allard Geraldine Arensdorf Caroline Bees Satur Pearl Totte Louise Wilson Potty Johnson Lillian Kosarek Carol Miller Dorothy Steen Charlie MaeDeVassie Valentines Doris Dreier Valentines James Gravatti Valentines Rex Kemp Valentines Rachael Meyer Valentines Happy Anniversary to Serfernio Elena Torres 35 Ernest Martina Arredondo Gloria Greg Cerrato 40 fears Rosetyn Ltsk 40 Luis Janie Moreno Alfredo Pat Resales 19 years on Valentines Day WORD meeting set for Feb 16 in Sattler A regular meeting of the Comal County Water Oriented Recre ation District will be held on Feb 16 at at the Canyon Lake Action Center 1941FM 2673 in Sattler Among items to be discussed in a workshop agenda will be river clean up strategies and a review of the revenue and expense budget for 1994 Among items on the action agenda will be the authorization of a clean up of the upper river Canyon Lake and the lower river in conjunction with National Riv er Clean Up Week Also the authorization to advertise for an additional employee authorize a public hearing on glass and styro foam ordinance and continuing litigation with Canyon Lake Mari na Cranes Mill Marina and Jane Abbott Winter reoeptlon Thursday The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the Wunrtfcit Association will spon sor a Winter Visiton Reception on Thursday Feb 17 from to at the New Braunfels Civic Center 380 S Seguln St Door prizes will be given away Mutic will be provided by Oma theOompahs Stfunmtisch iti rtedm to lubmtt litmi to Summttieh According to Ou Scfhiiitburj Archivu out mtmbtrt of tin Qtrntem community SjvnmtlKh rtprtttnu Ing plan for a mbtn of tin community to gothr and man dbyi lapfHnintt Wt mitt you to than with TtXM 132417 313249 Wok 3 lOTTIM ew Braunfels boys edge Boerne to stay alive in pBayoff huntlfj Three New Braunfels couples share their stories about the first time they met and how they later became Mr See 1B1 Pictured Don left and Jan Kertnady dime Prevention Award given Palace Park neighborhood pre sented crime prevention award from Sen Phil Gramnt See Page 2A New firaunfels Herald 75 CENTS r 40 Pages in three sections Sunday Feb Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of UNDA MARTINEZ 142 Ma 67 Judge declines invitation to debate ByMARKLYON Managing Editor Comal County Judge Carter Casteel Friday officially declined an invitation from the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung to a debate with her Republican challenger Ted Key of Canyon Lake The debate had been tentatively set for Feb 16 at the New Braunfels Holiday Inn with an announcement pending both county judge can didates acceptance of the HeraldZeitung invi tation In a prepared statement to the HeraldZeitung Judge Casteel said Since I announced for re election in November I have had the opportuni ty to debate my opponent in numerous forums On the evening of Feb 8 in the middle of the debate my opponent abruptly left Because of his outburst at the meeting I will not subject myself my fam ityi nor the public to any forums not currently scheduled Forums are scheduled for March 3 and March 5 This means I will have debated my opponent a total of seven times That is more than In response to Judge Casteels decision Key said the five forums were in fact Meet the Can meetings wherein each candidate was afforded the opportunity to present themselves In no instance was the format one which would by most definitions be called a of the issues In none of these forums were the issues allowed to be developed in any depth but rather were essentially statements only touching upon the surfaces of those issues which were brought forth Key said Casteels mention of an was merely an adding my departure from that meeting was by no means abrupt I departed that meeting quietly and unobtrusively There was no outburst and in fact following my comments there was applause from the audi Key added that he has a tape of the meeting Negotiations still in works for airspace By JENNIFER ROMPEL StaffWriter Negotiations are still under way concerning the possible condemna tion of airspace located at the end of a runway at the New Braunfels Munic ipal Airport According to New Braunfels May are still discussing the issue How jGKftVJbftsaid the city may file a con demnation suit on Tuesday if no agreement is reached Seidel explained that even if the city begins the suit they will still have the option to drop it if negotia tions are successful The airspace in question belongs to the Marvin Westmeyer and Way man Krueger families The families have expressed their concern about selling the airspace and have spoken to members of the city council and the New Braunfels Municipal Airport Advisory Board During a city council meeting three weeks ago council approved a reso lution authorizing the city to move ahead with condemnation proceed ings in order to acquire the acres of airspace If a condemnation suit is filed the city will proceed in Guadalupe Coun ty court A committee of three land holders in Guadalupe County will be formed to determine if the citys offer isfair If the citys offer is determined to be fair the airspace will be acquired If the committee decides the offer is not fair the city will be required to make another offer The airspace is needed in order for the city to receive a million grant from the federal government The grant wiU be used for airport improve ments and the acquisition of the air space Debutante presentation High Uchoof The Friends For Rivers plans 94 clean up Murphy to once again lead river clean up effort By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff planning the 1994 Low er Guadalupe River Clean Up the date is Saturday Sept 10 Last years cleanup spearheaded by Donna Murphy was extremely successful with over 700 volunteers pitching said Cathy Talcott Education and Public Relations chairperson for FFR It was the most suc cessful cleanup on record with over 24 tons of trash removed from the lower end of the Guadalupe Boardmember Donna Murphy will again chair the clean up committee Any organizations including divers school and scout groups and individuals interested in helping with the pn ject should contact her at9064315 We look forward to evengreater participationbecause more people are beginning to be aware of these said Murphy Were hearing from homeowners who want to get involved and were looking forward to a great FFR was organized to promote public awareness and education for the need to protect and preserve the Comal Springs Comal River Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe River and their environments for future generations The group works with other groups citizens busk nesses and local state and federal agencies to manage proper usage of the spring lake and river resources This years new officers are David Davenport President Tom Talcott Vice President Donna Murphy Treasur er and Pet Sutphen Secretary Plans are also underway for the Gruene 10K Run which will be Saturday April 2 Volunteers are needed FFR assists with registration of all the runners The Upper Guadalupe Annual Spring Clean Up which is cosponsored by FFR WORD and Texas Parks and Wildlife is scheduled for Saturday May 14 in con junction with the National Riven Clean Up Week Vol unteers are welcome Airoy Band plays New Braunfois UauttWtC9lon4C Benjamin Army Ground taMiirti In the National Ntw Undecided Here are a few tips for notsoordinary Valentines gifts By ROSE MARIE EA8H Staff Writer Valentines Day is tomorrow and shopping is limited on Sundays so heres a list of 10 special and unique presents you can give your loved one that require little expense and usually no wrapping a little thoughtfulness V A coupon book oflOUs for things like kisses hugs dinner out washing the car back rubs and so on and so on make them Otttof index cards or whatever tied in a bundle with little caveats like coupon does not V Mate an audio or video taped love message for the car orVCJEL Take your sweetheart to a comedy is the best present you can give anybody V Fill a gift bag with a big yellow ball a small white ball a tube of silver glitter and some cotton balls and include a card tint says heres the sun the moon the stars and the Sea Valentines Day Special In todays People Section Page 1B clouds all for V Make that special meal that mom use to mala that you hate and loves V Rent the video of the first movie you saw together and remember the thrill of a new relationship Make a special breakfast in bed with something iweet and extravagant V Write an essay about why you love that special person with references to the special moments you especially trea sure in your life together V Make a piggy bask for a special treat like dinner at the most expensive restaurant in town or a new outfit or a spe cial trip with a promise to contribute something everyday V Make a treasure map with clues to where youve hid dma special gift like an into with glow in the dark paste up stars fix the ceiling For news advertising cir subscription call S259144
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