New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 17, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 17, 1994

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 17, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas T 410 cjfiWFST MICROPUbLTSHTMO 67 E OR fif PASO TX 79903 noivMT Littlo League try outs mark beginning of season See Sport XUMTDOWNi 401 DAYS March March 21 1995 New Braunfels Pag68 in one section Thursday Feb Serving Comal County fcr fodre thaft 5 t V1U t INSIDE 3 Police Archives Sports Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Brautfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Jana Martin Patrice Stark Madison Acker 1 Linda Dominguez Lydia Wing Key Serna 22 Paul Borsch Susan Adams Ronald Johnson Lottie King L Yvonne MUner Leslie Reinarz Werner Rowald Fred Ryden Macon Smith Bernard Weisman Miriam Weiss Susan Zuzek Floyd P Clement Clarence F DeFreest Beauty and the Beast scheduled for NBHS The New Braunfels High School Theatre Department is pre senting theplay Beauty and the Beast at 7 Friday and Satur day in the NBHS cafetorium Admission is for students and children and for adults Winter Visitors reception Thursday The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the Wurstfest Association will spon sor a Winter Visitors Reception on Thursday Feb 17 from to at the New Braunfels Civic Center 38Q St Door prizes will be given away Music will be provided by Oma the Oompahs JOY group to meet tonight at center JOY group will meet tonight at 7 in the Comal County Senior Citizens Center on Landa St Awards for the production First Silent Night will be given and reports from various commit tees will be presented For more information call 6294547 St Anns to meet today at KG Hall St Anns Christian Mothers Altar Society will meet on today at 2 in the Knights of Colum bus Hall Penelope Church Dowtown Projects Director will be the guest speaker Mayors Prayer Breakfast March 21 The 1994 Mayors Prayer Breakfast will be held March 21 at in the New Braunfels Civic Center The featured speak er will be Lt Col John Eidsmoe Col He will speak on the men and women who framed the Constitu tion and those who laid a philo sophical base since then He is the author of Christianity and the Tickets will be available begin ning March 18 at KwikKopy 215 S Seguin or Norris Insurance Agency 245 Landa For more information call 6250404 Stammtisch Tht Ntw Braunftb HtraldZtitung invitfj iti rtodtri to ntbmit ittmt la Stonwlltck According totht SopHltnburg Archivtf andmtmbtn of On Qtrman community SiatnmliscH r a fitting ploctfor mtrntxn of tko community to gathtr ami ihart tht 4 topptnlngi Wt In The wiimiiuj numbers LpttQ Tf XM v STEALING THE HEARTS OF TEXAS A HeraMZtiitung photo by JOHN HUSETH The Canyon High School Aristocats from left first row Stephanie Blgbee Kathy Campos April Smith Candlce Lehr tt and Angela Lackey Second row from left are Danielle Fey Danlell Garcia Son la Martinez Carrie Stewart EJ Haynes Melissa Soderberg Angle Lively Angela Cantu Back row from left are Concetta Chllek Kim Prelss Kelly Monn Renee Lyles Tiffany Meek Sharon Henry Melissa Greln Allyson DeMasco Siddons Not pictured Kim Nixon Aristocats take home sweepstakes from Heart O Texas By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The Canyon High School Aristocats drill team won five awards at the Heart O Texas Drill Team Competition Saturday When we started out a lot of girls hadnt danced said Allyson DeMasco Sid dons the teams director and choreographer Theyre now performing at a college level well together which is why they are doing so well Theyre a great bunch of The team won two judges awards one for their pompom routine and one for their jazz routine They also won an award for scoring 90 or above in every category and for the best overall presentation The team was the Sweepstakes Trophy winner with a Division I rating overall the girls practice everyday fixSh 3 to and are among the best drill teams in the state The team is made up of sophomores juniors and seniors They performed three routines in the com petition prop pompom arid jazz The team will only lose three seniors this year so Siddons predicts a great future for the Aristocats next year She was a member of the Tyler Apache Belles drill team and is cur rently a student at South West Texas State with dance as her minor Siddons has trav eled internationally as a drill team dancer and recently took over as director of the Aristo cats Olga Lara resigns fromGBRA By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Olga Lara Police respond to stabbing at local apartment From staff reports New Braunfels police officers responded to a stabbing Wednesday night that resulted in one man being transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital According to reports from New Braunfels police officials Charles Abdella 46 of New Braunfels was stabbed at Bavarian Apart ment 806 Reports show die stabbing was part of a family disturbance at that residence Police responded to the call at Penny Salias 36 also of New Braunfels was arrested immediately following the inci dent and was charged with one count of aggra vated assault Det Basel Boatright said officers decided to charge her with aggravted assault because of a statement given by the suspect and because of evidence at the scene Salias is currently being held in the Comal County Jail Reports show Abdella was stabbed once in the chest with a kitchen knife He is listed in fair and stable condition at McKenna Memo rial Hospital Olga Lara Comal Countys representative on the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority board resigned Wednesday My family will be relocating its primary residence outside of this river said Lara in her letter of resig nation The law creating the GBRA states the qualifications for Directors are member of the Board shall be a freehold property taxpayer of fhe State of Texas and shall reside in one of the counties which is included within the boundaries of the District As I will no longer reside in Comal County I by law am no longer eligible to serve as a member of the Board of Lara was appointed to the Board in Apiil 1993 by Gov ernor Ann Richards to serve a sixyear term During her tenure she served as Oiairman of the Ethics Committee and a member of the Audit Lawsuit Long Range Planning and Public Relations Committees of the Board Lara was also a member and VicePresident of the GBRA Industrial Development Corporation During her year as a Director Olga was diligent active and said Board Chairman William A Bill Blackwell Her dedication was instrumental in helping to develop programs to protect springflow in New Braunfels and in establishing a new direction for GBRA which will help us address future water resource Lara will be moving to Houston where her husband has accepted a position with the Houston Rockets as vice president of corporate sales and merchandising Lara expressed her regrets her pride in the accomplishments of the GBRA during during her time on the board and her hopes for the future I believe the Authority is well on its way to creating a new and as one that is dynamic responsive and progressive in meeting the economic and environmental needs of the people residing throughout this said Lara I am proud to say that I was a part of this venture into a new period of GBRAs history The board and the new general manager will be deveK oping new projects throughout the river basin I hope they play a role in providing water to the western part of Comal County and help clean up the water in San Lara said she has been asked by the governors office to consider another appointment but would most likely return to school in the fall to complete her doctorate at Rice or the University of Houston Restoration of wagon clears way for trail ride excursion By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Wagon Ho will be the sound heard at next years Sesquicentennial Trail Ride from Indianola to New Braunfels Thanks to the work of several New Braunfels residents a wagon built in 1908 will be part of next years trail ride Local chiropractor Dr Werner Kies ling is heading up the work to restore the wagon The wagon was given to Kiesling in November of 1993 by members of the Stratemann family It had once belonged to Dr 0 A Stratemann who died last fall Kiesling said Dr Stratemann had showed him the wagon several years ago when it was being stored in a building near downtown Skip Stratemann came to me later and said he wanted me to have the said Kiesling The restoration of the wagon has been a combination of several peo ples work Kiesling said he and Lester Price took the wagon to the Weston Rail Road by Lafargc and sandblasted it down to the bare metal Artothe sandblasting we took the wood that was in need of repair to Rick Kiesling Wood Shop on Loop said Kiesling The wood that could not be repaired HeraHZeltung photo by JOHN HUSETH Helping restore the wagon art from left Price Rick Klesllng Skip Stratemann Dr Werner Klesllng and Kevin Webb accident victims listed in fair condition at NE Baptist man 19 is listed in fair condition and Thurston 19 is listed in good condi tion Both were thrown from the vehi cle during the accident According to reports the accident occurred at The car involved was a 1986 brown Dodge Caravan Dishman was driving the car According to report the car was traveling north on M35 when it struck a guard rail on the inside lane The car was then driven between the south bound and north bound lanes before driving off the embankment By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Two men who were seriously injured in an accident on Interstate Highway 35 on Wednesday morning are listed in fair and good condition at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio Jason Dishman and Jeffrey Thurston of Indianapolis were injured after their vehicle drove off EH35 and landed on Spur 3 underneath the overpass According to hospital officials Dish was replaced The painting of the wag on was done by local resident Kevin Webb Kiesling said this was not an easy project because of the age of the wood Even the wood that could be reused is fragile We had to put a thin coat of primer on it and a ond coat of reg ular he said Those restor ing the wagon came into luck when they found the hardware for the box Even the wood that could be reused Is frag pleted in another two months The trail ride is being organized by Easy Hall It will take place as part of the Sesquicentennial Celebration in 1995 It will begin Palm Sunday of 1995 in Indianola and will end at Good Fri day Kiesling said the trail ride has been conducted for the past five or six years and WORD budget may be too optimistic ile We had to put a thin ooat of primer on It and a second coat of regular Dr Werner Kiesling ty Sheriffs Office The par ticipants try to the Comal Coun The hardware is also being donated by a local resident The wagon will be driven in the trail drive by Monroe Henk Kiesling said it will be driven across the entirt ISOmile trip Work on the wagon began one month ago ft is expected to be corn cross the Ouadalupe Bridge at just like the German immigrants did when they originally arrived in New Braunfels For more information on the trail ride contact Hall at 6061636 For information about the Sesqui centennial call the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at By ROBERT STEWART Special to the HeraldZeitung Comal County commissioners Wednesday expressed reservations about the Water Oriented Recreation Districts boardapproved 1994 budget and encouraged the district to work towards finding an office location with in the WORD district Commissioners are scheduled to approve or disapprove the budget at their Thursday meeting Wed like to see the WORD office get moved out to the WORD said County Judge Carter Casteel WORD Manager Jim Inmin was recently moved out of a private 0069 in the Offices complex and into trict range from to Commissioners expressed concern that WORDS budget may be too optimistic on revenue Whats your railback position if you have a bad yetrT said Pet 3 Com missioncrNeilCraigraUlc Board chairman Guy Anderson said he felt the budget bdng bawd on user fees seemed to be geared toward another banner year and that per haps a more realistic budget should based on last years income of about Castecl said felt the board need not indefinitely increase their bu I Coun ty Fin Minhii and Comsl County Anima Control Officer WORD cur rently no rent for office space WORD Manager Jim Inman laid that cstimaws for offloe rent tn the dis I would expect that once you get the river truly back in the coofidoa that it to be in ton vow expen ditures should be less In terms of law enforcement and Casteel We could adopt this budget wim the request that you mtto diligent effort to locate an omcespww up here For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 ;