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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 20, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                FRIDAY Postseason hunters party set Sunday at Barrys UPS See Sports P 7 CENTS COUNTDOWN 55 DAYS New Braunlela Sesqulcentennlal March New Braunfels 14 pages in one section Friday Jan HeraldZeituiu 995 Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of HEIDI MANN I Vol 143 No 49 Inside Church Sports The Stammlisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitimg extends the following birthday wishes to Heidi Mann Mark Noble Kevin Schriewcr Joshua Camnrcno 2 Gladys Reinlnger Car men Valendez Michael Sanchez Bridgcttc Mnlcom David Seal Thomas Jacobsen Barry Schwartz Timothy Clin glcr Project Graduation pep rally set A Project Graduation pep rally will be held Saturday morning at at Lubys Cafeteria Judge Carter Castecl will serve as emcee for the fundrais ing event and will be joined by both school district superinten dents as well as principals of all three high schools All area students as well as the general public are invited to attend Quilt guild to meet Saturday The New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild meets the 3rd Saturday of every month at at the New Braunfels Christian Church Fellowship Hall on Loop 337 Membership is open to everyone The Wednesday Quilting Bee meets every Wednesday after noon from to 4 Visi tors arc welcome Book Review Club to meet Tuesday The Book Review Club will meet at the Senior Citizens Cen ter 655 Landa Street Tuesday Jan 24 1995 from Coffee will be served at Howard Schulz will review Those Who Love by Irving Stone Plan to bring a friend with you Guests will be asked fora donation of FPC Youth Choir are taking orders for Super Subs The members of the High School Youth Council of First Protestant Church are taking orders for Super Sub Sandwich es for Super Bowl Sunday Sales proceeds will be used to support FPC Youth Projects and the Inc Community Food Bank Cost per 12inch sandwich is Send your order with payment to SUPER SUB SANDWICH First Protestant Church 172 W Coll New Braunfels TX 78130 Sandwich es can be picked up after the service January 29 Super Bowl Womens evening Bible study set The nondenominational womens evening Bible study JOURNEY WITH DIREC continues to meet at First Protestant Church in the Family Life Center The one hour study begins at 7 All women are invited regardless of church affiliation or knowledge of the Bible The study is taught by Marty Lindley For more information call 6097729 This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Officers rescued from wreckage Officer Bobby Gallegos of the Alamo Area Gang Task Force AAGTF was resued from his patrol car last night using the Jaws of Life after a severe coli slon according to the Comal County Sheriffs Department He was the passenger in a Task Force patrol which was hit by a truck driven by Gordon L McCleary Jr of Canyon Lake at approximately last night Officer Charles Ohlenberg driver of the Task Force patrol car was transport ed to McKenna Hospital where he was treated and released McCleary was transported by Canyon Lake EMS to McKenna Hospital where he was treated and released The Task Force Patrol car was called last night to assist Sergeant Don Reynolds who was dispatched to a family disturbance call McCleary apparently turned left in front of the Task Force patrol car striking the vehicle Gallegos was transported by Air Life to University Hospital where he awaits corrective surgery HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNALL Fountain to return to Plaza Sunday By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer The Plaza Fountain will return to town this weekend The fountain destroyed by an acci dent involving a reported drunken dri ver in November is scheduled to return to its home on the Plaza Sun day Iris Schumann who works with the Sophienburg Archives said the foun tain has been restored once again and will sit in the center of town just in time for the beginning of many Sesquicentcnnial events through the year The main thing is it is she said I still say it is a unifying symbol of our City Parks and Recreation Direc tor David Whatley said a crane from Word Construction will begin setting the several pieces Monday afternoon Tuesday other work including repairs of the outer pool wall and painting will start Whatley said the entire project will take one to two weeks to finish Adjustments must be made with the water flow before the fountain can work completely Ott Plumbing will also be working with the project which paid through the citys insurance The nearly one hundredyearold fountain was first restored and returned to the Plaza in April of 1994 but was then shattered in the latenight accident in November Robinson Iron the company from Alabama who restored the foun tain the first time repaired the fountain again Schumann said they first thought the fountain would not be ready before April Now the fountain will be working for the many Sesquicentennial events including Founders Day March 21 Thats one reason we moved all the pieces out so said What ley We were hoping to meet that April EUWD nearing completion of rain streamflow gauge project By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer In May of 1972 12 inches of ruin fell between New Braunfels and Canyon Lake within an hour The resulting Hood waters of the Guadalupc killed more than a people that fateful night Such disasters will hopefully never happen again and new measures taken by the Edwards Underground Water District will help toward that goal The EUWD has nearly completed work installing almost 100 rain and streamtlow gauges throughout the county said Bobby Badcr EUWD Director of Field Operations The gauges can measure both stieamilow and rainfall and send the information back to the EUWD office every 15 minutes Were getting data back he said They will give us the rate of intensity of water flow or Badcr said the National Weather Ser vice in New Braunfels will use infor mation gathered from the gauges as can many other agencies Individual counties arc very much interested in flood said Bad er Lowwater crossings throughout the county can become flooded veiy quick ly by sudden storm bursts These gauges will allow officials at EUWD headquarters to track them Several years ago a busload of chil dren on vacation were swept away by the raging Guadalupc River near Com fort The Upper Guadalupe now has a similar gauge system in place Bader said once the system is in full opera tion school superintendents fire mar shalls and sheriffs will all be notified of high water readings There arc also other programs the EUWD plans to use Another part of the system includes establishing a net work of wells in the aquifer that can be monitored This will allow scientists to track the movement of undcrgrourd water after rainfall enters the recharge zone something that has been very hard to do in the past Badcr said this will enable the EUWD to study the effects of rainfall over the aquifer Also gauges will be set up in New Braunfels at the smaller creeks By measuring runoff from these smaller creeks officials can subtract the amount from the flow of Comal Springs and obtain a more accurate reading Comal County Grand Jury issues 10 indictments for January The Comal County Grand Juiy issued the following indictments earlier this month including Juan Sandoval 32 2524 W Katy Pos session of a Controlled Substance Cocaine Joe Espinosa IX 206 McGaugh Theft of a Firearm Pablo Romero 38 303 Lee Dri ving While Intoxicated Ray Gutierrez 21 741 Samuels Dri ving While Intoxicated Susan Swientek 21 San Antonio Pos session of a Controlled Substance Methamphetamine Gilbert Medcrez Katy Aggra vated Assault with a Deadly Weapon Juan Hernandez 24 792 S Seguin Burglary of a Building Norman Williams 40 343 Winston Canyon Lake Driving While Intoxicated Subsequent Offense Ralph Quintana 51 San Antonio Dri ving While Intoxicated Subsequent Offense Roben Cisneros 41 Austin Unau Use of a Vehicle Advisory boards to get new members Feb 27 The following appointments to advisory boards be up for consideration at the Feb 27 1995 city council meeting One member to be appointed to the Historic Landmark Commission a partial term ending April 7 1988 The appli cant must represent the Comal County Historical Commis sion One member to be appointed to the New Braunfels Air port Advisory Board a partial term ending May 12 1996 Two members to be appointed to the City of New Braunfels Housing Authority Board of Commissioners full terms ending Jan 22 1995 For residents wishing to apply for these positions appli cations are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretarys office by noon Wednesday Feb 22 1995 Jordan sentenced to 10 years for charge of pot possession By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Willie Rae Jordan 62 was sentenced yes terday to ten years in prison for possession of 103 pounds of marijuana Judge Robert Pfeuffcr presided in the case New Braunfels police officers pulled Jor dan over for failing to wear a seat belt on Dec 16 1993 He was charged with aggravated posses sion of not less than 50 but not more than 200 pounds of marijuana and subsequently convicted The Marketplace Classifieds Onestop shopping five days a week   

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