Tuesday, August 15, 1995

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 15, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY Cougarettes to host fourteam volleyball tournament See Page 5 50 CENTS The Hummel Museum New Braunfels Herald 191 8 Pages in one section Tuesday August Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of MATT SHIPLEY Vol 143 No 197 Inside Sports Stammtiscn Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Bmunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes Baker Matt Shipley 16 Stephen Kennemer Ruben Gomez and Jimmy Duke Happy anniversary to Jeff and Tammy Hand and happy 17th anniversary to Les and Paula Baker River and aquifer information Comal River 266 cubicfeetper second same as yesterday Edwards Aquifer feet above sea level down 02 Guadalupe River 140 NBHS Class of 1966 to reunite NBHS Class of 1966 is mak ing plans for its 30th reunion If you can help with addresses and or telephone numbers for classmates call Kathy Rhein lander ONeal at 6295192 Vicki Roth Hamel at 6080865 or Sherry Seller Toney at 625 6653 Next meeting is Wednesday Aug 16 at the OAces on River Road at 7 Sisters rehearsal Rehearsal for SistersIn Suf frage will take place Tuesday Aug 15 at at City Hall Municipal Courtroom and dress rehearsal will be Aug 17 at 7 same place All par ticipants must attend Call 608 2100 for information La Leche League to meet The La Leche League of New Braunfels will meet Wednesday Aug 16 at 10 in the meeting room of NBNB Center North 1000 N Walnut St Breastfeeding moth ers and babies and mothers tobe interested in breastfeed ing are invited to attend For information call Dana at 625 1240 or Mary at 6092889 Bake a cake for the Womens Center The Comal County Womens Center invites you to support the center by donating individ ually wrapped items for a bake sale which will be held Aug 19 at 5 on the Plaza Bring your goodies to the shel ter 1547 Common any time Friday or before 4 Saturday Call 6207520 for information Immunization clinic set A free immunization clinic will be held from 9 to Saturday Aug 19 at Krueger Elementary School in Marion The clinic is provid ed by Santa Rosa Childrens Hospital Parents are asked to bring the childs immunization records and letter from the school nurse if applicable Immunizations will be given to infants children and teen agers Appointments are not needed but are recommend ed Call 4169323 or 9142646 Model train show coming New Braunfels Summer Model Train Show will be held from 9 to Saturday Aug 26 at the New Braunfels Civic Center 380 S Seguin Admission is for adults and for under 18 Under five yearsold are free Call 935 2517 for information Council hears about Comal River rowdies By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer All sides had their say in last nights city council public hearing to discuss alcohol and trash on the Comal River They made some progress too forming a committee to study Comal River problems will be on the next city council agenda I encourage all interested parties to turn in applications for the com Mayor Paul E Fraser Jr said Fraser was responsible for putting the public hearings on alcohol and trash on the river on last nights agenda he said Several riverside property owners complained about bad behavior on the river The language is horrible The indecency is beyond a resident said Believe me I have chased people off my property and they have been so inebriated its Trash on the river can be blamed on drunken party said another resident You name it you can fish it out cans glass plas tic diapers sanitary a resident said The Comal River is not an awful place or a cesspool said a res ident Fortunately we have laws on the books that can control drunkenness litter and a resident said Regulating alcohol on the river isnt the solution said Nora Morales of the Comal County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce We cannot regulate she said The city of New Braunfels does not have the power to ban alcohol on the Comal River because it is under state jurisdiction City Attor ney Jacqueline Cullom said The bottom line is that I cannot find any legal authority that would allow the city to pass an ordinance banning alcohol on the Cullom said Wurstfest is an example of how the city can control bad behavior without banning alcohol said beer distributor Joe Miller Lets send the message to those undesirables by enforcing the laws on the he said How do you strike the balance Fraser asked What can we do to ensure enforcement yet not keep tourists away Citizens came up with several constructive ideas for improving the quality of the Comal River issued with tubes trash disposal along the river moneyforcans recycling unit at river exits a boat patrol portable rest rooms along the river Outfitters Zero Rivers and Jay Felger each volunteered to serve on a committee to target river problems Rivers also said he could donate equipment to help patrol the river and keep it clean Ill be glad to help in any way I can Ill sit on a he said The idea of a committee is a good one Councilwoman Jan Ken nady said I think weve had a really good session she said Ive picked up a lot of School daze HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL While the calendar may say it is still summer every kid knows summer is over when school goes back into session Classes in New Braunfels and Comal school districts resumed yesterday Pictured are Jamie Brewer and Tyson Labowski in Mrs Barbara Hauperts third grade class at Seele Elementary Local business owners support new noise ordinance By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer excessive noise in New Braunfels at last nights Several citizens spoke out against excessive noise and vulgar music This is a family oriented town and we want to send the message that we dont want this here in our res ident David Wallace said City Attorney Jacqueline Cullom gave city council members sample noise ordinances from other cities Our current ordi nance is not very Cullom said Its vague and its hard to The city should come up with a viable sound ordinance that uses a decibel meter performer Monty Tyler said We as business owners need something to gauge ourselves said Ron Gonzales representative of the Comal County Bar and Restaurant Association We as business owners and club owners are in support of a noise The city council agreed to choose a committee to look at revis ing the citys noise ordinance I think it can be defined Councilman Tim Walker said Guadalupe County joins the club bans open fires By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer Current dry conditions have prompted Guadalupe County to implement a ban on all outdoor burning effective Monday Guadalupe County Judge Jim Sagebiel said the ban went into effect yesterday and bans any outdoor burning except in a very confined container He said some residents have 50 gal lon drums with a mesh cover that they use to burn household items He said this will be acceptable as long as it is watched The fire department will tell you those things get out of hand very quickly and the next thing you know its in a mobile home park or near a said Sagebiel The ban was implemented after several rural fires in the past week came close to causing extensive damage he said He added that the area has received afternoon showers but these are not enough to make a difference in the dry conditions We couldnt wait any longer and we decided it was time to move he said The ban will remain in effect until conditions improve Comal and Hays counties have already issued bans and these will also remain in effect until the area receives rain Leadership New Braunfels class picked Class includes 21 people from 16 professions HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAEL DARNALL Color my world Hundreds of people turned out for the Summer Crafts and Gifts Show at the New Braunfels Civic Center Saturday and Sunday Above people add their work to a 48footlong mural at the show At right Joanna Palmer with her dad Lawrence Palmer and her sis ter Kate in the also work on the mural The Class of 96 has been select ed by the Leadership New Braunfels Committee according to Dennis Heitkamp chair of the program We had over 160 nominations and nearly 40 applications so the commit tee had a difficult task he said Twentyone individuals were select ed representing 16 different profes sions with the average age being 39 Types of professions include small business banking tourism govern ment nonprofit utilities industry med ical real estate and education Selectees include Terry Adams Schlitterbahn Teresa Berger Rennert Travel Arturo Cantu First Commer cial Bank Lupe Castaneda Mission Valley Textiles Jimmy Castillo Zoeller Funeral Home Sherry Clark son Comal County James Dunks HFS Securities Phyllis Foerster New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Rosemary Garza New Braunfels Util ities David Hahn Holiday Inn Harlow Hardwick Texas Industries Sher ry Hill Gonzales County Health Agency Tara Kohlenberg San Antonio State Hospital John Lovett River City Builders Barry Moore attorney Jose Parra NB1SD Nan Scranton McKenna Memorial Hospi tal Bette Spain and Wes Studdard Bluebonnet Motors Randy Vanstory Quick Align and Erin Wilson Col ortyme According to Heitkamp the Class of 96 will be presented at a community leaders reception on Sept 14 at the Civic Center followed by a 2day retreat at T Bar M Sept 1617 Starting in and each month thereafter through May 1996 the class will meet for 1day sessions on various topics Graduation is set for May 16 said Heitkamp Leadership New Braunfels is a pro gram produced by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce The goal of the program is to bring together a diverse group of men and women who seek the opportunity to expand their involvement in commu nity affairs and are willing to assume leadership roles This is the fourth class with 67 to date Topics to be covered for this years class include the mechanics of government services provided by government the economy media relations volunteerism health and human services leadership and organizational skills and visioning for the concluded Heitkamp Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison asks for your opinions See Page 4

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