Thursday, March 17, 1994

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 17, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas THURSDAY Tonya Harding pleads guilty to felony see Sports Page 7 ISO CENTS COUNTDOWN 373 DAYS New Btaunfels March March New Braunfels 12 Pages in one section March Serving Corridl Coupty for more than 142 years i Home of H6NRY DIAZ iVol 142 No 89 Inside count Sports The Stammtiscb Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New BraunfelslHerald Zeitung extendsthe following birthday wishes to Glenn Pat Ramsey Henry Diaz Tyson Labomki Carly Thomas Ed Kaylor 46 Alice Williams Lillian Dimick Ray Graham Pat Hernandez Kelly Koksma CarlNickey Millard Ray Smith Theresa Walter Kevin Brinkoeter Richard Waide 9 way An Irish blessing from Msgr OCallaghan for St Patricks Day May the roads rise to you may the winds be always at your back May the sun shine warm on your face may the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again may God hold you in the hollow of his Msgr Eugene OCallaghan a native of Ireland is pastor ofSts Peter Paul Catholic Church New Braunfels Republican Women meeting scheduled The New Braunfels Republican Women willholdtheir monthly luncheon and meeting at 12 on March 21 at Molly Joes restaurant The guest speaker will be Jan Kennady of the New Braunfels City Council She will be speaking on parlia mentary procedures Spring Branch Lodge members to take trip Spring Branch Lodge will meet at the lodge home on Sun day March 20 at to go by caravan to the Altenheim at Comfort Lunch will be served during the trip Members are asked to bring chips dips and cookies for the home residents Red Cross volunteers to meet March 21 The general meeting of the Red Cross Volunteers hospital and nursing homes will be held March 21 at in the Garza St classroom All volun teers are urged to attend Lioness Club hosting garage bake sale The New Braunfels Lioness Club will have its annual garage and bake sale at 8 Saturday March 26 at the former World of Fabrics 650 S Walnut Donations will be accepted Wednesday through Friday March 23 through March 25 Proceeds from the sale go toward sight conservation and the Texas Lions Camp for special children American League ladles to meet The American League Ladies Auxiliary will meet Thursday I arch 17 at Victoria Bank Trust at Stunmtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtach represents a sitting place for members of the convnmty to gather aid share the days happenings We invite you to share with Student suffers violent reaction to drug Type of drug taken still unknown By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer SMITHSON VALLEY An investigation is being conducted con cerning a Smithson Valley High School student who had a violent reac tion after taking an unknown type of drug Wednesday morning Smithson Valley High School Prin cipal Joe Rogers said the Freshman male student was transported by EMS to a hospital in San Antonio He said the student was released Wednesday afternoon The call to the EMS was reported by dispatch personnel as a drug over dose Dispatch personnel said that the boy was reported to be having seizures and that he was later unconscious No report has been made concern ing if he had taken a prescription overthecounter or illegal drug According to Rogers the incident Rep Kuempel speaks with Canyon students HoraldZeitung photo by JOHN HJJSETH State Representative Edmund Kuempel RSeguIn visited Canyon High School students yesterday and spoke on several Issues Kuempels visit was In response to numerous letters filled with questions sent to his office by Canyon students recently occurred before school started He said the student entered the nurses office and told her he was feel ing bad He said he had taken two pills but he was unable to tell us what they said Rogers We couldnt help him because we didnt know what he had he said He had a reaction to whatever it was that he said Rogers Rogers explained that school pro cedure was followed in the incident He said the investigation into the incident will be conducted by himself the assistant principal and the Comal County Sheriffs Office He added that the matter is being treated seriously It upsets the entire school The trau matic part is that the kids didnt know what was the matter with said Rogers Parent of murder victim offenng reward for info By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A San Antonio resident is offering a reward in hopes that the person who murdered his daughter four years ago will be apprehended Mike Lucio is placing his hopes on the possi bility that someone in New Braunfels or Comal County may know something about the murder of his daughter Doris Evans and her husband George Evans The Evans were living in San Antonio when they were murdered but Doris had lived in the Cypress Cove Subdivision near Canyon Lake between 1984 and 1988 The sheriffs office reopened the case after the new sheriff was elected It was closed after the medical examiners report There was a oneday investigatioa They are waiting now for new evi dence that might come said Lucio Parent believes valauble information on case could come from Canyon Lake area The couple was found dead in February 1990 in their home Their deaths were ruled a murdersui cide The couples twomonthold baby who was also in the house was unharmed Doris Evans was last seen alive in New Braun fels on Feb 15 1990 She was filling her 1988 Honda Prelude with gasoline at the Diamond Shamrock service station at 1121 Interstate High way 35 Lucio offered a reward several months after his daughter was murdered Since that time he has increased the reward and attempted to uncover new evidence concerning the murder Lucio said his daughters neighbors reported Doris Evans that the lights in the house were on at 9 on the day of the murder When the couple was found two days later the lights were off he said He also said footprints were found near a garage window and scuff marks were found on the cou ples bedroom door No sign of forced entry was found There are indications of someone else being This any new evidence could save somebody elses said Lucio Lucios daughter was working as an occupa tional therapist at the time of her death He does not believe his soninlaw could have killed his daughter but instead believes someone else was involved I think a man might be thinking he has gotten away with a perfect he said His own conscious might make him need to talk to some body A person doesnt kill two people and then keep it to I know I cant bring her back but I sure would like to see the murderer he said As time progresses I dont want to give up on this She was my only daughter I have sons but she was my She never saw her first anniversary or her childs first Anyone with information regarding this murder should call the Bexar County Sheriffs Office at Five tickets are winners in record Texas Lotto drawing From wire reports AUSTIN AP For millions of Texans the hoopla of a record million Lotto Texas jackpot is over For five lucky fortuneseekers its just beginning Five tickets purchased in Arling ton Corpus Christi Dallas the Dal las area and the Houston area matched all six numbers drawn Wednesday night said lottery spokesman Steve Levine The winning numbers were Today was absolutely fantastic and crazy and nuts and tomorrow or someday soon were going to make five people very Levine said The winners who get 15 million each must claim their prizes at Lot tery Headquarters in Austin Wednesdays jackpot proved pros perous not only for ticketbuyers but those administering the lotto and selling the tickets were winners as well Retailers earn 5 cents on each ticket sold The state Treasury profits too Levine said roughly 35 percent of lotto proceeds go to the states gen The winning numbers Lotto Texas 41223 294146 million jackpot StflnH LOTTERV era fund which pays for most gov ernment operations Sales records were broken throughout the day Wednesday Levine said final sales totaled million That broke the record for oneday sales million set on May 1 1993 From 6 to 7 sales were in excess of million the highest amount ever in a onehour period The lottery also notched record sales on the days leading up to the drawing million on Sunday million on Monday and million on Tuesday Southland Corp added extra help at its 320 7Eleven stores that sell tickets Weekend antique show and sale expected to draw several thousand into community By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The 42nd SemiAnnual Antique Show and Sale will be held this weekend at the New Braunfels Civic Center The show was developed by local businessman Jerry Johnson owner of Palace Heights Antiques Mall He has been conducting the show since 1973 We have dealers from all over the United said Johnson Johnson said 30 to 35 dealers will be at the show For some of them its the only show they will do in this he said The show runs from March 18 to March 20 It will begin at 11 Friday and will close at 7 on Friday and Sat urday It will stan at noon on Sunday and will close at 6 Johnson said the show is special because of the quality of merchandise being shown and because of the dealers Items being show include vintage clothing jewelry fur niture primitive kitchen items etc No local dealers are involved in the show but they will be getting their shops ready for the weekend according to Johnson Johnson said several thousand people will attend the show and many out of town visitors will be in New Braun fels for the event Local high schools to participate in Prom Promise By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Two local high schools are planning to take part in the Prom Promise pro gram in order to keep area students from using drugs or alcohol during this years prom season Smithson Valley High School and Canyon High School will be partici pating in the program which is spon sored by Nationwide Insurance Stu dents and faculty will work to gain other students signatures on the Nationwide Insurance Prom Promise pledging not to use alcohol or drugs especially on prom night If we can prevent one child from losing his or her life due to alcohol and drugs we will be glad we decided to said Dave Howell agent for the New Braunfels Nation wide Insurance office The kids are the ones who make this said Howell We want them all to graduate by staying alive We focus on one night but its not just one Smithson Valley High School will begin its program next week CoStu dent Council Sponsor Patricia Smith said the class will begin with promot ing the promise theme We will also try to get the faculty and staff behind it It will be a fun week We also want the students to not take the promise lightly and think about what they are said Smith Canyon High School Student Coun cil Sponsor Betty Kyle said the Prom Promise will be an extension of the schools current activities The student council will be taking Prom Promise under its umbrella of awareness education I feel like its an excellent program to add to our work with alcohol and drug education aware she said Happy St Patricks Day from the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung