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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 3, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDA Reagan Raiders Chico Vazquez visits New Braunfels tonight COUNTDOWN 72 DAYS New Braunfels Sesqu centennial March 50 CENTS New BraunMs BBHl 0 8 pages In one section Tuesday Jan Serving Coma County lor more than 143 years loino of ED LANGHAM I Vol 143 No 37 Inside Sports he S iii mti sch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeHung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following Birthday wishes to Ed Langham Lolita Wagner John Tajchman Jamie Coll Sam Blanchard Joni Wood Randy Myers Kip Wright Marjorle Meckel Citys Christmas tree recycling underway The city of New Braunfels and New Braunfels Utilities began their annual Chrisnnas tree recy cling program in Landa Park yesterday An area in the swimming pool parking lot has been designated as the site to receive the trees Approximately trees were converted to mulch last Christ mas Approximately trees have been mulched during the last seven years Nails and other metal fasteners should be removed from the trees officials said The mulch is available free to residents Bridal Showcase set for Jan 4 On Wednesday Jan 4 the New Braunfels Bridal Associa tion will host its 14th annual Bridal Showcase at the New Braunfels Civic Center 380 S Seguin Ave Admission is S3 Doors will open at Anyone planning a wedding or are helping someone else who is this will provide an excellent opportunity to gather information and guidance Time capsule planned for Sesquicentennial As New Braunfels1150th anniversary approaches mem bers of the community are encouraged to begin selecting items to be included in a time capsule which will be buried in comemoration of the Sesqui centennial year Submissions must be of paper origin ie photographs letters documents Submis sions must either fit in a 9X12 or envelope Costs for sub mitting envelopes for inclusion in the time capsule are 10 and respectively Deadline is Sept Submissions and payments can be made at the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce office 390 S Seguin The capsule will be buried at the civic center for 50 years Spring gardening workshop set A spring gardening work shop is set for Thursday Jan 5 at the Comal County Extension Meeting Room Dr Jerry Par sons will present the workshop t jinning at 6 discussing p anting dates varieties weed insect control irrigation and harvest For more information call 6203440 This news paper is printed on recycled newsprint Shotting el ocal mans life By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer According to police Johnny Moreno age 18 of New Braunfels was killed Saturday night dur ing an apparent attempted breijikin According to police rcportsj Mr Moreno and another man whom police otxild not identify had broken into a vehicle on tht 800 block of 1M 35W They were in the process bf kicking in the Attempted burglary apparently foiled by armed homeowner Saturday night door of a building in that same block according to Detective Sgt Basel Boatrighl of the New Braunfels Police Department The two men apparently thought the building was a business but it was a residence and the owner was home at the time When the resident woke up he confronted them inside the building in the dark He felt that some harm would come to him and he fired sev eral said Boatright Police officials would not reveal the exact location of the shooting or the name of the resi dent who fired the shots which killed Moreno Mr Moreno was pronounced dead at the scene by Doc Blanchard who was performing his last day of office as Comal County Justice of the Peace on Dec 31 An autopsy was performed Saturday mom ing Police await a written report from the Bexar County Medical Examiner at which time they will submit their full report to the Comal Coun ty District Attorney He will then decided what action if any will be taken in the case Clay Blaker plays for United Way reement signed r purchase of Citizens Bank Last independentlyowned bank lures interest of Minnesotabased bank firm By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer HomldZaitunj photo by MARK LYON Country Western artist Clay Blaker rang In the New Year with abma fans Saturday night at Wursthalle Blaker donated a portion of the proc da Irom tho show to the United Way of Comal County Blaker said It was his way of giving something back to the community Tabulations for the total amount of donation was no waliablo at press time The last independently owned bank in New Braunfcls Citizens Bank has been purchased by an large banking corporation Norwest Corporation based in Minneapolis has signed a definitive agreement with New Braunfcls Bancshares Inc the holding company for Citizens Bank which has assets of V45 million Bill Cone president of Citizens Bank said he believed changes in ownership and name would not effect the operation of the bank What we hope is that people come in and see the same he said will find it Cone said Norwest is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and has become a major play er in the banking industry The billion company provides banking insurance invest ments ami other financial services through in all 50 states all 10 Canadian provinces and internationally Cone said they recently purchased the First National Bank in Kerrvillc Negotiations have been taking place for the last several months involving the Citizens Bank purchase Tliats one of the things we like about he said view themselves as more of a network of community Citizens Bank is known for its high level of customer service and its strong ties to the com said John Stumpf regional president of Norwests banking stores in Texas in a released Citizens Bank is known for its high level of customer ser vice and its strong ties to the community It will fit well with out philosophy of local marketplace decision making and Ndrwests commitment to serve our customers and communities to the Nth John Stumpf regional president of Norwests Texas division statement It will fit well with our philosophy of local marketplace decision making and Nor wests commitment to serve our customers and communities to the Nth According to the release Norwest has 136 stores in Texas including 28 Norwest banks 49 Norwest Financial Services Inc and 45 Nor west Mortgage Inc stores Both Citizens Bank in New Braunfels and the bank in Kerrville are examples of indepe dentlyowned banks in smaller communities being purchased by larger corporations Cone said around smaller independentlyowned banks still exist in the state Second blast of cold arctic air expected to arrive here tonight By ROGER CROTEAU City Editor With temperatures already hover ing around 40 degrees Comal Cpunly is set to be hit by another blast of cold air late this afternoon or this evqning according to the National Weiathei Service in New Braunfels The forecast today calls for a rein forcing cold front to drop into the mid30s tonight with cljoudy skies The high tomorrow will only reach about 40 degrees with a 20 pqrcent chance of showers with a possibility of sleet mixed with the rain The chance of showers will be highest late Wednesday We had brief showers mixed with snow pellets said ijruce Thoren meteorologist at the New Braunfels NWS office It Ux light and too warm at the surface for it to stick It pretty much melted away Thoren said sleet is clear and by freezing on the way down pflei starting out as rain drops Snow pallets which fell in town Monday staijt out The forecast Tonight mostly cloudy d turning colder Low in mid 30s Southeast wind noai u mph becoming noithvvisi near 20 mph and gusty Wednesday mostly cloudy and cold with a 30 pen int chance of po tbly mixed wilh sleot I Huh n ihr mid 10n Noili wind in is mph 1 National with out thawing Tliey eisi v me opaque coloied Hie exteiKkxl loucaM sih KIUVLS in the 40s and lows in ihc Ms Thuis day with rain likely luda will lave liighs in the and in On with IIKMV rain likth Noith and cectnl could icccivc as much as sis melts ot snow and sleet I envoi i was uiieenain how lai thr would extend First babies of 1995 Proud mother Victoria Sauceda Is shown with her band new twin daughters Monica Lynn left and Domlnqule Lynn the first babies born In Comal County In 1995 at McKenna Memorial Hospital Monica five pounds and 10 ounces was born at while her sister six poundthree ounce Domlnqule was born at The pair marked the second set of twins born to Victoria who has a set of twoyearojd twins at home The Marketplace Classifieds Onestop shopping five days a week
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