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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 16, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                Concealed gun bill wins approval from Texas Senate See CENTS COUNTDOWN 5 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March New Braunfels HeraldZei I 92 12 pages in one section March Serving Cortial County for more than 1 43 years Home of LAUREN TAYLOR HERNANDEZ Vol 143 Inside Texas Sports Discovery Days Itammtiseh Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Lauren Taylor Hernandez 1 Ryan Rey Martinez 66 Natalia Vargas Pat ty Phillips Maria Martinez Virginia Brooke Elicia Ver non William A Klink Good afternoon Todays weather Partyly to mostly cloudy skies and warm across the region today Highs range from the 70s to 80s Partly cloudy skies tonight with lows ranging from 40s to 50s Lotto Texas Wednesday nights winning numbers million d jackpot LOTTERY 44th antique show on tap this weekend The 44th Semiannual Antique Show and Sale will be held at the New Center March 17 are Friday March Saturday and Sunday March 18 19 nogn6 Quality dealers from all over the state and many out of state deal ers will be exhibiting quality mer chandise for sale Included for sale will be fine cut glass art glass carnival and pattern glass furniture oak pine walnut primitives sil ver jewelry coins toys linens quilts clocks and many other antiques and collectibles There will be a very large and excellent variety of something for everyone Since this is my 44th semian nual antique show and sale here in New Braunfels many great door prizes will be given away during the show Mark your cal is going to be an out standing weekend antique show and sale This is the only quality antique show and sale where the admis sion is still only which is good for all three days For additional information call Jerry Johnson 2106250612 or 2106204934 FUMC continues Lenten Community Luncheons Friday March 17 the guest speaker for First United Methodist Churchs Lenten Community Lunches will be Monsignor Eugene OCallaghan of Sts Peter Paul Catholip Church The lunches are ecumenical services which are held every Friday during Lent from in Wesley Hall Ipcat ed on the Mill Street side of First United Special music will by FUMCs womens ensemble Everyone is asked to bring a sack lunch and beverages will be provided by the church For more information call 625 4513 This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint HOME SWEET HISTORIC HOME MTS Homes Tour will feature variety of country styles By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer From historic country charm to airy contemporary counlry this years MidTexas Sym phony Homes Tour covers a range of country styles Two beautiful bed and breakfasts and three private homes open theirdoors to the public Satur day April 8 from 10 to 4 said Pauline Rector of the Symphony Guild The tour includes two bed and breakfasts and three private homes The Karbach House take a walk down town and youre sure to pass it The homes tour offers an opportunity to peek inside The Karbach House will open at noon rather than 10 to accommodate guests They serve a real German breakfast which is maybe a twohour Rector said The Gruene Country Homestead B B has been located on both sides of Gruene Road it was moved from one side to the other Its been remodeled to show off the fachwerk and original interior walls Theres even a guest room in what used to be the root cellar Local builder John Lovett and his wife Christa will open their home on the TBarM The and Georgia Cutrona home located off FM 1863 west of New Braunfels will be one of the homes featured on the tour estate The house is designed with an open and airy interior and decorated in Southwest ern style Hes got a couple of pieces of fur niture that belonged to his great grandfather from Rector said There is an old secretary with some of the letters from Situated on 300 feet of the Guadalupe River is the home designed by owner Frank Bailey III He and his wife Ann will open it to homes tour visitors Its a small ranch complete with horses stable barn and a porch that wraps completely around the house Tickets for the homes tour are 10 in advance and S12 the day of the tour To buy advance tickets call 6292995 or 6290629 Tickets can be bought at any home on the tour April 8 Raffle tickets will be on sale for each at the houses Each ticket buys a chance to win two American Airlines tickets to anywhere in the United States River patrol beefed up this year Supplemental services increased budget make for more intense effort By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer earmarks 8 as spring clean up By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer April 8 is spring cleaning time in New Braunfels Thats when residents can gather up old furniture and large items taking up space in the garage or the attic and take them out to the landfill for free Landfill workers will accept loads from 8 to 3 said City Man ager Mike Shands One pickup load per residential household is Shands said Residential households include homes and multiple dwellings What we want to avoid is com mercial he said Some items will not be accepted appliances liquids tires and batteries The city council planned the cleanup day for two purposes as a service to residents and to encour age everyone to pitch in and spruce up for the upcoming Sesquicentennial The city is trying to set up a volun teer pick up for the elder ly and civic organizations willing to help should call 6082100 HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL The Best The Canyon High School Aristocats drill team recently won the Lone Star State Championships sponsored by All American Team in Austin The team won the state championship title in the open category which included several class 5A teams They also won a Sweepstakes award for receiving a first division rating on all the routines they performed earned the prestigious Gussie Nell Davis award for receiv ing a rating of 90 or above on every routine from every judge and were named best in class 4A school The team is also ranked 17th in the nation Members are Kakie Bader Angela Cantu Concetta Chilek Laurissa Creel Melissa Grein Sasha Perez Emily Melick Cara Holster Candice Lehr Renee Lyles Tyfany Meek Kim Preiss Shaoma Schneider Haynes Alyssa Wommack Sonya Perez and director Allyson DeMasco Siddons Even though the river tourist season is a few months away talk has already filled the air this year con cerning law enforcement on the river Last week the Commissioners Court of Comal County approved a contract with the Water Oriented Recreation District for supplemental law enforce ment services on the river This year the WORD board approved more dollars for law enforcement on the river up from a year ago Sheriff Jack Bremer said this money would go toward additional hours for reserve officers A concentrated effort was made two years ago after unruly behavior on the river started to gain attention not only locally where it was known for sometime but in several large publications through out the state Bremer said improvements can be seen We learned to prioritize pick the bad spots and get the biggest bang fdr the he said But problems do remain especially on the big hol iday weekends Many say alcohol is the main reason and the committee of WORD even suggested looking at banning alcohol on the river a motion that was tabled at the board meeting County Judge Carter Casteel said banning alcohol on the river was something that probably needed to at least be discussed among the public Many people feel like we ought to enforce those laws already she said Others feel like alco hol is the root of all these Sheriff Bremer said he favored a ban from his pro fessional view From a pure law enforcement standpoint an alco hol ban would certainly be high on the he said The reality of it I doubt it would ever While some might think the need for more law enforcement personnel would be decreased with a ban Bremer disagrees at least for the present In the beginning I think it would take an increase in law enforcement the first one or two he said It would take a lot of people to enforce that Some have suggested a container ban which would perhaps quell some of the drinking activity and aid in the litter problem While about onethird of WORDS budget goes to law enforcement another third is put toward litter and river cleanup Some would like the cleanup funds strengthened One outfitter and campground operator Paul Rich said he would stamp every container with a Mountain Breeze logo the name of his camp When they bring them back Ill give them 10 cents credit on a purchase or he said The regular WORD board meeting has been sched uled for March at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative North Carolina man gets 50 years for 92 death By SUSAN FLYNTENGLAND Staff Writer A North Carolina man Douglas Kei th Simonson was sentenced to SO years in prison in the death of 4yearold Amanda Bogue who was bom in New Braunfels alMcKenna Memorial Hos pital Amandas parents Terry Ann Bogue and Jeff Bogue and her sisters Jessica and Rebecca Bogue lived in New Braunfels from 1985 to 1991 The Bogues divorced and Terry Ann Bogue left New Braunfels with boyfriend Simonson for North Carolina taking Amanda with them Simonson 28 was found guilty of seconddegree murder and felony child abuse in the 1992 death of Amanda Bogue Terry Ann Bogue is charged with aiding and abetting child abuse that led to the girls death She is awaiting trial Evidence in the trial indicated that the child had been shaken severely and the cause of death was bleeding in the brain Terry Ann Bogue suffered severe injuries in an auto accident that hap pened in New Braunfels when she was pregnant with Amanda said former hus band Jeff Bogue Thats when Terry he said She was a different Jeff Bogue and the two older girls moved from New Braunfels to Lake Charles La in 1991 They now live in Chugiak Alaska Wentworth introduces juvenile justice overhaul Senator Jeff Wentworth RSan Antonio this week filed legislation which would place violent juvenile offenders within the jurisdiction of the adult criminal courts This legislation is a revolutionary step in the direction of holding juveniles accountable for their said Wentworth I believe that the most effective way to curb juvenile crime is to catch offenders early when they commit minor offenses such as truancy By sending violent juvenile offenders to adult criminal court juve nile courts would be available to deal with nonviolent offenders early By getting more juvenile offenders in court sooner we wiU have resources equal to mag nitude of the juvenile crime problem Bexar County Criminal District Attorney Steve HilWg conducted an informal study last month of the disposi tions of over 400 offenders in Bexar County In 1994 an average of months passed between the time juvenile offenders committed a violent offense and the time they were punished For nonviolent offenders the average length of time from the date of the offense to the date of punishment or disposition was seven to eight months Misdemeanor juvenile offenders were not punished for an average of eight to nine months after the offense This data demonstrates the crowded condition of the juvenile souiV said Wentworth The juvenile court nile offenders arjid even longer periods of time to deal with nonviolent offenders Senate Bill 951 would open the adult criminal courts to violent juvenile offenders and thereby enable the juvenile court to deal with nonviolent offenders sooner Punishment for truancy or shoplifting eight or nine months after the offense fails to a sage to juveniles that criminal behavior will not be tol tew a prosecute juvenile court to certify the juvenile offender to stand trial as an adult In deciding the petition the juvenile court must consider whether the juvenile court will be able to offer adequate protection of the public Call 6259144 for subscription news or advertising information A   

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