New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 16, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

June 16, 1994

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 16, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Thursday New Braunfels Big Leaguers sweep doubleheader from Seguin Page 5 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 280 DAYS New Braunfels Sesqulcentennlal March March New Braunfels Herald 4 pages in one section Thursday June Serving Coma County for more than 142 years Home of MICHAEL QEORQ Vol 142 No 155 Inside Scrapbook River conditions Guadalupe cfs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet per second Statnmtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitungl The New Braunfels Herald Zeitwg extends the following birthday wishes to Gerry Petty Krystal Lynn Luna and happy second birthday to Hayden belated birthdays to Prlscllla Dominguez George Padllla Jr and Craig Mena Happy anniversary to Clinton and Georgie McAdoo Correction The man pictured with Bob Krueger on page 1 of the Wednes day HeraldZeitung was incorrect 4y identified in the caption under the photo The man in the photo is Bob Tays MexicanAmerican Class of 1974 The New Braunfels Mexican American graduating class of 1974 is planning a 20year reunion The reunion will be held Labor I Day weekend For information 1 call Johnnie Rodriguez at 625 4920 or 6292646 Womens Center to conduct training The Comal County Womens will conduct training for Volunteers on Monday June 20 at 6 The Womens Center staffs a 24hour crisis hotline for women who have been battered abused or sexually assaulted This hotline is forwarded to your home Anyone interested in being a volunteer can contact the volunteer coordinator at 620 7520 Fathers Day dance set A Fathers Day dance will be held Saturday June 18 from 8 to midnight at the Holy Fam ily Church Hall featuring Ruben Ramos Tickets are Call 6095320 or 6207678 for information Car Wash to be held atHEB The St Paul Lutheran High School seniors will hold a car wash at the HEB parking lot from 10 to 5 Saturday June 18 The winninq numbers Lotto 318 2223 3542 million jackpot Sammtlsch Tht Ntw Bnuifilt HtraldZtitunj tnvitit tit nadin to iitbmlt Ittmi to Slammttsch According to iht Sophiinbufg Arektvu and mtmMn ofitu Qirman community Slammlltek rtprtttnu a mtmbtn community to talkir and ihart tht Wt invin you This newspaper Is printed on recycled newsprint HeraldZeitung photos by JOHN HUSETH Rollover accident Emergency workers responded to a twovehi cle accident at West San Antonio and South Hickory steets Wednesday at Police reports Indicate that a white Nissan Altima driven by Yolanda Rojas 37 of New Braunfels failed to yield when making a left turn causing a Black Chevrolet Blazer driven by Melissa Ann Medrano 17 to flip over Medrano was taken to McKenna hospital with nonIncapacitating Injuries according to the report More photos on Page 2A HE GETS AROUND Clay Blaker back from European tour ready play free conceit in Landa Park tonight By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Country music fans in Europe got a little taste of Texas in the last few weeks when Clay Blaker and his Texas Honky Tonk Band traveled across the ocean to play their music in several European countries Blaker returned from his three week tour of Europe this week His tour included gigs in Germany Hol land and Switzerland He also per formed for a television show in Dort mund Germany This is our eighth tour through said Blaker We do a dif ferent tour every time Every tour takes on its own personality depend ing on what region we are did several gigs in northern Germany and south in Bavaria They felt like two totally different countries even though it is all Blaker said his group has sold a lot of records in Europe and when they perfprni there a large number of fans turn out for concerts All of the shows we did were sell We played some small clubs pf only 300 to 400 people and we had some large venues with tp said Blaker Tftie fans are different there They cant out and hear country music several nights per week like we can here the audiences here tend to be mow spoiled We have to work hard here to get the audience to clap in a dance hall Over there they wouldnt let us get off the he said Most of the audiences arc listening audiences There are few shows where people are Blaker explained that many of the fans in Europe can understand Eng lish but there are some who Just appreciate the feeling and passion in themuiic They understand the feeling we trying to he said Country music In Europe is a little different than the United States Blak W iaid many of the fans enjoy more authentic muBlc They want to see an authentic type of presentation rather than the slick typo of Vegas he said HeraldZeliung photo by JOHN HUSETH Clay Blakers honky tonk heart and hillbilly soul1 havt Mrrwi him a loyal following In the and In Europe Above he performs at the Gruene Music Fest Blaker has been performing and writing for 20 years He books his own concerts and operates his own record label and management com pany During his career he has written songs for artists such as George Strait and Tim MctJraw He has toured and performed with artists such as Strait Steve Warmer Garth Drwks Merle Haggard Doug Stone Kathy Muttcu Ray Iliee Randy Travis Dwight Yoakum George Jones Put ty Loveless Murk Collie and him Tillis He suit he has no aspirations to have a No 1 hit although he agrees it would be nice 1 dont mukc music lor hut rea son 1 have been playing and making music since I WHS young because I love it and I love music Id like to have a hit but thats not the reason Im doing he said My goal is to make music 1 feel good about and that I am happy with and to be able to make a living doing he said Blaker has been living in New Braunfels for 12 years He hopes to give something to UK community tonight at Concerts in the Park at the bandstand in Landa Park The concert will begin at It is free and open to the public This is a chance for us to give something back to the community They pay to hear us play all during the year This is our one chance of the year to say Yall come out and have one night on us and enjoy he said Blaker will be playing the songs from his new album which was released one month ago The album Laying it on the Line has been released on Ncobilly Records County wins two cases in federal court By ROGER CROTEAU City Editor Comal County got two big wins in federal court when it learned that law suits against the county by Bungy Over Texas and a former county jailer have been dismissed Bungy Over Texas sued the county in United States District Court in San Antonio in 1993 alleging that county officials had conspired with Preiss Heights area home owners to put the bungy jump operation out of business and that the Sheriffs Department had not properly investigated a shooting incident at the business the day in opened July Claims against four individual home owners in the area and against the Preiss Heights Homeowners Association were dis missed earlier The case was dismissed with preju dice meaning the decision cannot be appealed Settlement papers were filed Tues day with the court in which Bungy Over Texas agreed to take nothing and dismiss all claims The county has also dismissed its counterclaim alleging that the suit had been brought in bad faith Bungy Over Texas and two con tractors that worked on the site had been seeking more than million in damages County Attorney Nathan B Rhein lander said the county has liability insurance that helped pay to defend the lawsuit but that the countys share of the cost was at least SI I believe they found these allega tions difficult if not impossible to said Rheinlander in that they never Bungy Over Texas located near River Road had run into problems with the county and area home owners over parking on the streets around the business environmental issues and safety at the site Rheinlander said Our interest in this business was only to determine what if any regu latory authority existed over such an innovative and possibly dangerous Rheinlander said Bungy Over Texas owner Linda Meyer was unavailable for comment at press time The second case brought by for mer county jailer Harold A Krueger was also dismissed with prejudice Krueger had claimed false arrest malicious prosecution and negligence by Sheriff Jack Bremer and the coun ty Krueger was arrested and charged with impersonating a peace officer on July 1 1991 when he confronted a trespasser identified himself as a police officer handcuffed the man and held him at bay with a shotgun until police arrived according to court documents He was acquitted of the chanjeat al in December 1991 and filed suit against Bremer and the county in March 1992 Two businesses plan major expansions By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The New Braunfels city council and representatives from the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce will meet in a public workshop Thursday to discuss tax abatements and to announce the expansion of two busi nesses in New Braunfels Both Casco New Braunfels and Texas Jacobson Inc announced expan sion plans today Texas Jacobson had announced its intention to expand in February but no numbers were released until today According to New Braunfels May or Paul Fraser both Jacobson and Cas co are considering a million expan sions Both are expected to increase their number of employees by 50 I think it is great I believe the city is in a growth pattern Were seeing a lot of new building Were not Camelot yet but we are sure getting said Fraser Fraser said he did not know when the expansions would be started or completed but the procedures would depend on possible actions by the city council The council can opt to give tax abatements to the businesses They Casco and Jacobson are coming forward to ask the city and the county about the possibility of tax said Fraser The workshop will be held at Thursday in Conference Room of the Municipal Building The Municipal Building is located at 424 S Yogurt shop on Loop 337 robbed at gunpoint Wednesday By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at Wednesday evening at the The Countrys Best Yogurt shop on Loop 337 According to reports the incident occurred at approximately 10 Wednesday The suspects allegedly drove up to the drivethrough window in a white twodoor Geo Storm Officials said there were three men in the car The driver allegedly displayed a handgun to the clerk at the drive through window and demanded mon ey The clerk took money from the cash register handed it to the suspect The vehicle was last seen headed southbound on Loop 337 The clerk was not able to get a license plate num ber however she was able to give a description of the driver He is described as a white male in his early 20s with shoulderlength blond hair Other employees and customers were in the store at the time of the inci dent However none of them knew the armed robbery was occurring The case is being investigated by New Braunfels police detective Basel Boatright Police also responded to an incident of shots fired that was reported at Tuesday at the Dittlinger Mill on San Antonio Street According to officials a man was inside the Dittlinger Mill when he heard gun shots Officials said the man went outside and found that his car had bullet holes in it The man saw two men across the street and attempted to approach them to ask about the incident but the men Jumped Into their truck and left offi cials said An officer later found a vehi cle that matched the description but no gun was found inside If you see or hear news happening call the HeraldZeitung at 6259144 ;