New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 13, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 13, 1994

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 13, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas SPORTS DAY Rainy weatSier puts halt to MB baseball tournament See Pay 11A COUHTDOWN 377 DAYS New Braunfels Sesqulcentennial March March Inside Letters to the Sports Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Jesse Ruiz Clinton Guenther Leandra Pineda Joan Newman 87 Travis Regals Mon Margie Handrick Monty Crumrine Regina Gonzales Sauceda Ann Marie Juarez Andy Hartman Ken Hartman Tom Talcott Jon Ellis A ugusta Joost Eugene Flares Becky Brooks Satur Carolyn Goodrich Satur Verna Kohlenberg Satur Buna Kraatz Melitta Mueller Bill Strong Wilbur Thompson Joseph Chernow George Clark Ruby Hoerig Joan Neuman Doris Tasto Russell Corron Htimar Harbarth Albert Payne Harold Schmoldt Evelyn Sil vers Happy Anniver sary to Sanford Imogene Cra bill 40 years on Ken Lisa Brucks 11 years yester day Homamaking Art Fair on tap Friday The Comal County Homemak ing and Art Fair will be held on Friday March 18 at the Comal County Efobrsi will open at 12 or as soon as all judging is completed Items available for sale will be from to 5 Friday Grand Champion and Reserve Champion items will be sold at a live auction at Commissioners to meet Tuesday Comal County Commissioners will meet Tuesday March 15 at 9 in the Commissioners Court room third floor of the county courthouse Commissioners are expected to award bids for computers to be used by the sheriffs department Commissioners will also discuss the March 8 primary election and associated activities in the county clerks office and performance of voting equipment An executive session will fol low for commissioners to discuss personnel matters in reference to evaluations made in January Antique Show Sale set for March 1820 The 42nd SemiAnnual Antique Sale will be held March U820 at the New Braunfels Civic Center The show will begin Friday March 18 at 11 and end Sun day at 6 The show will end at 7 on Friday and Saturday and will start at 12 on Sunday Stiunmtlsch The Hew Braunfels HeraldZeituns v invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share tH days happenings We invite you to ve with The winning numbers LQttO TOXIS 252 3242 million jackpot LOTTEBV TTie Missing Man Randolph AFB ceremonies honor I Brig Gen Thomas Fleming right and Colleen Shine daughter of Lt Col Anthony Shine who was shot down in 1972 1B met 52 after with Alamo Heights See page 11A New Braunfels Herald 38 Pages in three sections Sunday March SUNDAY 75 CENTS Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of CLINTON OUENTHER Vol 142 No 87 L HeraldZeitong photo by JOHN HUSETH Comal County Sheriffs Department and Texas Department of Public Safety officials look down on a vehicle driven off of a bridge at the first crossing on River Road early Saturday morning No injuries reported after car plummets into Guadalupe River at first crossing By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer One poison was injured in an accident early Saturday morning that occurred on River Road near the First Crossing Eric Waquespack 19 of Houston was injured after his vehicle a 1990 Ford Mustang rolled off the first crossing bridge Waquespack was taken by New Braunfels EMS to McKenna Memprial Hospital He was treated and released Passengers in the vehicle were Erie Jackson J 8 and Zack Plop per 17 both of Houston Neither passenger was injured Highway Patrol Trooper John Lindley said the driver appeared intoxicated Lindley said he took a sample of blood from Waques pack and is awaiting test results before any charges will be made According to Lindley the accident occurred when driver failed to negotiate a curve to the right T he driver apparently lost control and went off the first crossing bridge The vehicle landed on its The Comal County Sheriffs Office responded to the accident along with Texas Department of Public Safety officers 1 The three men were in New Braunfels for their spring break vacation according to Lindley Council to discuss lawsuit litigation By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Fraser announces bid for reelection Council member seeking second term By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer District 4 City Council member Paul Fraser announced Saturday that he will run for reelection to his seat on the council Fraser said he decided to seek anoth er term because there is unfinished and new business for the city in which he would like to be involved Fraser said he would he would like to see the pity charter changed so that the mayor could be elected by the peo ple He also would like to work to keep the tax rate low Ive been proud of what the coun cil has been able to do finding ways to keep the tax rate low while still maim taining essential services I think we will be able to find new revenue he said I would also like to see some way to clean up the citys river and increase crime prevention along the water Fraser Frascr suggested possibly using neighborhood watch participants and other volunteers to help with river problems We might be able to get them I involved not only PaulFraaer get involved in the clean up but also in crime preven he said I am also the conservation conver sationalist We have a unique ecosys tem here and I want to be sure it is protected in every said Fraser Fraser said his record on council includes working to establish a charter review committee and helping with the fight against the burning of haz ardous waste in New Braunfels As far as future issues Fraser said he would like to help the residents of Gruene work on the challenges asso ciated with residential and business growth Fraser also explained that a bond issue may be needed in the future Fraser explained the bonds may be needed to maintain roads and deal with other infrastructure items Fraser is a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the Marine Corps He is married to Tina Fraser The have two children Karen and Paul He has lived in New Braunfels since 1984 Members of the New Braunfels City Council will meet in an executive session Monday to discuss litiga tion regarding the Sierra Club lawsuit The Sierra Club lawsuit deals with the Comal Springs and Endangered Species The discussion is expected to include the recovery of fees and costs The lawsuit which was won by the Sierra Club and the city of New Braunfels along with several other groups resulted in the formation of the Edwards Aquifer Authority The Board of Trustees of the New Braunfels Utilities will also be involved in the discussion The executive session is scheduled for Monday The regular city council meeting will be held at prrr Monday in Meeting Room D of theNew Braunfels Municipal Building on 424 S Castell Ave The counoilwhHieafra briefing by representatives of the Lower Colorado River Authority regarding the con tamination of Landa Park and the acres adjacent to Landa Park leased from LCRA by the city of New Braunfels LCRA officials recently announced that the amount of arsenic found in the soil at the park was not a dangerous level The LCRA reported to officials that higher than normal levels of arsenic had been found in the soil in December Further testing showed the levels were normal and that some other minerals were showing up in the preliminary tests as arsenic In other business the council will discuss the fol lowing appointing one member to the Landa Park Munic ipal Golf Course Advisory Board and appointing two members to the New Braunfels Heritage Commission accepting the presentation of the New Braunfels Utilities Component Unit Financial report approval of the third and final reading of an ordi nance allowing for the installation of stop signs on Guenther and Butcher streets Water 2000 committee to meet Monday From Staff Reports photo by JOHN HUSETH Hog wild Conwl County Judgt Cwttr Gaitttl prouoly tiltplayt htr ntw potbtl lltd pig which tht purchaaad it a apul auction htld Friday on the of tht Comal County courthouM The pig waa found and plotod up by Animal Control offtetrt latt wok and waa Itttr Impounded WVfi ft WW thit prob fllvt tht animal to har grandchildren who llvi on farm Tht W tier i wii conducted by thi ihtrlff a dtpvtmtnt attar tht formtf owntr of the animal filled to claim The New Braunfels Utilities Water 2000 Committee will meet at 7 March IS in the New Braunfels Util ities Surface Water Treatment Facili ty at 2356 Gruene Street Items to be discussed include the following rbture growth and recommenda tions for water supply requirements fliture spring flow and aquifer pumpage Canyon Reservoir storage avail ability to NBU surface water rights used in com bination with Canyon Reservoir Stor age TransTexas Water Program for the West Central Study area water supply alternatives for the NBU service area Be NBU Water 2000 meeting was formed last fail by the Board of TrusteesThe group is directed by attorney Ben Hooper and John H Specht former general manager of the Blanco River Author ity Dont miss Horizons 94 Coming March 27 in the HeraldZeitung ;