New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 20, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

April 20, 1994

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Issue date: Wednesday, April 20, 1994

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 20, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 336 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquteentennlal March March New Braunfels 22 Pages in two sections 1 Wednesday April inl201994 Serving Comal County for more than 142 years of CUFF POHLEH k 142 No 114 Inside Texas Letters to the Arts Restaurant Sports The Stiimmtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeltung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to CUffPohler Happy Karina Juarez Lenny Leos Mae Flem ing Edger Ash Leroy Atwood Arlene Gigler Frauke Morln Frieda Master Ray Shannon Marion Summer Firstever Epicurean Extravaganza on tap April 24 at Gruene The firstever Epicurean Extravaganza Will be held on to 9 at Gruene Mansion Inn Tickets can be purchased at the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce the Comal County Center and any partici fpating local restaurants The event is being sponsored k by the New Braunfels Restaurant Association Proceeds will benefit the Comal County Womens Center Call 6252954 for more informa tion VFW Post 7110 to host Loyalty Day activities The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7110 will be sponsoring sev activities in observance of Loyalty Day May 1 Among activities included in the Loyalty Day event will be a flag raising speech open house and coffee and donuts The pub lic is invited to attend American Legion Post 179 Amateur Chili CookOff The American Legion Post 179 will sonsorthe second Amateur Chili CookOff fundraiser Sunday April 24 at 410 W Coll Street Individuals or companies whishing to enter a cooking team may contact the American Legion at 6250179 after 3 Tuesday through Saturday Public is invited to attend for tasting No charge for entering the grounds A chili cooks dance is sched uled for Saturday night April 23 WaldRoadtobe closed today at railroad crossing Wald Road will be totally closed to road vehicle traffic at the Union Pacific Railroad starting at 8 ajn Wednesday today until 5 pjn Both city and Union Pacific Railroad crews will be working on the area to make it a smoother crossing Citizens are advised to plan alternate routes ahead of time to avoid any undue delays because of this work The New Brauitfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stanvntisch According to the Sophlenburg Archives and menders of the German communi ty StammtischM represents a sit members of the com to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with Police investigating convenience store robbery Rw IPMMIBCD nrtiiDei By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Officers from the New Braunfels Police Department are investigating a robbery that occurred at the Tiger Tote convenience store early Wednesday morning According to reports several individuals entered the Tiger Tote at approximately Wednesday The store is located at the Police believe suspects in incident are juveniles intersection of Common Street and Loop 337 Reports show the individuals allegedly dis played a handgun to the clerk and ordered him to give them money Officers said the suspects got away with an undetermined amount of cash Police officers said there are suspects in the case but no one has been charged with the offense The suspects are juveniles At this time officers know there were at least two people involved and there could be one more New Braunfels police Detective Basel Boa tright said he cannot release information per taining to what led them to the suspects they have now Boatright said one interesting aspect of the rob bery is that the store does not have a security camera The last three robberies we have had in New Braunfels have been in stores with no security he said No one was injured in the incident The case will be investigated by Detective Mike Osborne Senate okays legislation that could speed up airport work Legislations passage will free up improvement funds From staff reports Senate yesterday approved emergency legis lation that will permit the Federal Avi ation Administration FAA to con tinue awarding construction grants for expansion and safety projects at air ports nationwide a move that could bring new improvements to the New Braunfels Municipal Airport Senator Phil Gramm said the bill reauthorizes the FAAs Airport Improvement Program until Jilhe 30 of this year at a level of million The passage of this legislation will free up needed airport improvement funds over the next 60 days to help pay for expansion and safety construction many Texas Gramm noted Improvements to New Braunfels Municipal Airport are on the FAAs list this year and I am hopeful they will be funded as soon as The senator said the FAA is target ing New Braunfels Municipal Airport to receive to reconstruct a runway and taxiway and rehabilitate and mark another runway during the current fiscal year A larger bill reauthorizing the pro gram at a higher level of funding beyond June 30 will be considered and likely approved before that date the senator noted A new wave of funding for the remaining FAA pro jects is expected at that time he said The Senate decided it was best to pass the emergency legislation now so that local airport officials could take advantage of the construction sea son now underway Gramm said Im confident well pass a broader bill to fund the remaining projects in the next two Gramm said the Senatepassed bill will now go to the House of Rep resentatives for a vote If the House approves the legisla tion it will then be sent to the White House for the Presidents signature The senator noted that the FAA plans to approve specific projects immediately after the President signs the legislation which he is likely to do within two weeks after the House pas sage of the bill Two injured in accident HerakJZeitungphoto by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels emergency personnel prepare Angela Juarez for transport yesterday after a singlecar accident on 135 Hydroplaning causes driver to lose control of car on 135 By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Two people were injured Tuesday in an accident that occurred on Inter state Highway 35 near Spur 3 Mirta Moody 29 of San Antonio and Angela Juarez 28 of Martin dale were taken by New Braunfels Emergency Medical Services to McKenna Memorial Hospital Both were reported to have incapacitating injuries They have been treated and released That accident occurred at approx imately in the 2400 block ofIH35 According to reports Moody was driving a 1992 Maroon Mazda 929 Reports show she was headed south on the inside lane of M35 when she drove into an area on the over pass that she said was slick due to rain Moodys vehicle began to hydroplane reports show She then lost control of the vehicle and struck the inside guardrail bounced across both lanes of traffic and then struck the outside guardrail according to reports Report show her vehicle then con tinued back across both lanes and went across the median and into the north bound lanes of traffic Juarez who was driving a 1990 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling north bound and struck Moodys car as it was crossing into the trucks path Two ambulances were called to the scene along with New Braunfels police officers NBHS oneact play moving on to regionals By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer New Braunfels High School can add one more thing to it growing list of accomplishments Students participating in the oneact play have had outstanding success in their efforts to perform Shakespeares A Midsummers Night Dream The group has advanced from zone to district to area competition They will perform in the regional competi tion on Friday at John Jay High School m San Antonio In addition to the entire groups achievements several indi viduals in the cast were presented with high honors In the zone competition which was held at New Braunfels High School awards are as follows best actor Mike Rushton sophomore best actress Jamie Smelser senior allstar cast Christy McDougald senior and Gina Miori junior honorable mention all star cast Mika Elder senior Andy Meek senior Robert Weller sopho more and Kent Davidson sophomore outstanding crew members Reyna Hervia sophomore and Autumn Wray sophomore In the district competition winners are allstar cast Rushton Elder David son and McDougald honorable men tion allstar cast Miori and Weller outstanding crew member Hervia In the area competition which was held at Winston Churchill High School winners are as follows best actor Rushton best actress Elder allstar cast Davidson and Miori honorable mention allstar cast Smelser Sarah Smith senior and Weller outstand ing crew member Tracy Carillo senior Drama teacher Kathy Ward said this cast is extremely strong This is a very strong cast Everyone is doing an excellent job with charac terization They work really well together as a group and as individuals supporting each she said If the group wins the regional com petition they will advance to the state competition Ward said she believes the group has a good chance to win Each person on the cast was required to try out earlier this year They have been rehearsing since February Local business people arrested in drug bust By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Two New Braunfels business people were arrested on felony drug charges Tuesday following a search of their home by the 25th Judicial District Nar cotics Task Force Jeffrey and Mary Henry who are connected with Schlitterbahn Resorts were charged with possession of mar ijuana more than four ounces and less than five pounds The search of their home was conducted at 3 Tues day The arrest occurred shortly after offi cials were contacted by a Comal Coun ty Sheriffs Office deputy who said he had information that the couple allegedly had marijuana at their dence according to Jim Winn deputy commander of the 25th Judicial Nar cotics Task Force According to Winn the couples home is in Guadalupe County The couple lived at 777 Cloud Lane in New Braunfels Winn said the deputy requested assistance from the task force since the home was in Guadalupe County A search warrant was executed and the Mary Henry search was con ducted without incident Nobody was home when the officers arrived Within minutes after entering the building Mr Henry drove up and then 15 to 20 minutes later his wife drove said Winn Winn said officers seized pounds of dried marijuana along with and two handguns Both suspects were taken to the Guadalupe GountyJail Bond was set at in each case They have both been released The arrest was a joint effort between the 25th Judicial District Narcotics Task Force Comal County Sheriffs Office Narcotics Division New Braun fels Police Departments narcotics patrol and K9 divisions and the Guadalupe County Sheriffs Office Jeff Henrys occupation was listed as entrepreneur and Mary Henrys occu pation was listed as resort manager for Schlitterbahn City reaches agreement with WalMart center By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer City officials announced today that an agreement has been reached between the city of New Braunfels and the WalMart Distribution Center con cerning the center not being annexed The agreement calls for WalMart to pay the city over the next 8 years in exchange for not being annexed The first payment will be made May 1 and will be The payment schedule until 2002 will be in 1995 in 1996 in 1997 in 1998 in 1999 in 2000 in 2001 and in 2002 The agreement also states that the council will agree not to annex the property until 2001 This will keep the city from missing two years of pay ments when annexation begins If the city had started annexations procedures this year it would have been 1996 before the city would have received a payment and the property could only be annexed in oneeighth increments The entire inventory would have been taxed Shands said the agreement will ben efit both the city arid Waimart We came up with something both the council and WalMart could feel comfortable said Shands We wanted something that did not penalize WalMart and let it grow and continue in the The city has never received any pay ment or taxes from WalMart in the past The group is scheduled to perform at 6 15 Friday in San Antonio Ward said any support will be appreciated The cost of admission is ;