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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                Smithson over See Page BA TThe Courthouse Annex Inside Sports Market Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Cheryl Brinkkoeter Stanley O Hoffmann Sr 50 and Michael Campbell Happy anniversary to Patrick and Hattie Antho ny 34 Stanley and Mildred Hoffmann 30 Betty and Buddy Beck 50 Mr and Mrs Wilbert Roper 57 and Reyes and Esther Torres 37 Fair Queen contest tonight The Comal County Fair Queens contest will be held Sunday Sept 24 at Canyon High School Commons The event begins at There will be 19 young ladies from the three area high schools participating in the contest The Fair Queen and her court will represent the fair association at surrounding festivals for the upcoming year The cost is per per son with preschool children free Meat goat workshop A meat goat workshop is set for Monday Sept 25 at 7 in the Comal County Extension Service meeting room at 132 S Water Lane in New Braun fels This is the first year for a meat goat division at the Comal County Youth Show and goats are a new project for many 4H and FFA members Russ Stulz intern goat spe cialist from San Angelo will be present to discuss selection nutrition feeding and caring for the meat goat as a project The public is invited to attend and all youngsters who are interested in meat goats as a project are encouraged to attend the work shop Kinderchor practice The New Braunfels Kinder chor will have a practice for all members and beginners Tues day Sept 26 The practice will be at the Senior Citizens Cen ter starting at For more information call David Smith at 6291785 GHCC to present status report Tuesday Sept 26 at at Lone Star Elementary cafeteria the Greater Hispanic Chamber of Commerce board of directors will present a pub lic status report on its develop ments and will reveal future marketing objectives for poten tial small minorityand woman owned businesses in New Braunfels and Comal County The meeting is free and open to the public Rodeo tickets on sale The contestants of the Comal County Fair Association Rodeo Queens contest are now selling tickets for the PRCA Rodeo to be held Sept 2730 You may contact the fair office at 625 1505 for more information on how to purchase tickets The winning numbers Lotto Texas Est million jackpot Canyon wins big over Gonzales The most complete coverage of local high school football action starts on Page 7A The survey Readers tell the HeraldZeitung Alaskan wildlife deserves protection See Page 4A Lindheimer House gets a facelift Conservation Society ready for grand reopening Oct 1 See Page 1B rTEXflS LOTTERY New Braunfels Herald MO 16 j SOWEST MICROPUBLISHINB 2627 E YANDELL DR EL PASO TX 79903 42 Pages in three sections Sunday September Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of STANLEY HOFFMANN HeraldZetlMQ photos by MICHAEL DARNALL Several soldiers from Fort Sam Houston Army Base ready themselves to carry one of the many patients In the training exercise yesterday EMERGENCY RESPONSE Grisly wounds arent real at Randolph Air Force Base tfaining exercise By MELANIE GERIK Staff Writer The big gash on Rosa Flores forehead didnt seem to bother her as she waited to lay on a stretcher to be transported from Ran dolph to Kelly Air Force Base Friday She ate lunch and then talked to friends in a maintenance hangar even though the tag around her neck said she also suffered from nausea and vomiting But Im not going to die I said Flores who is from Brooks Army Base Flores was one of 230 victims in an imag inary wartime attack at Randolph part of the National Disaster Medical System drills Although Fridays exercise simulated a wartime emergency Air Force Major Antho ny OKoren said the same procedures could be used in a national disaster such as the bombing in Oklahoma City Its exercises like this that give us the ability to be OKoren said Randolph representing Country A was invaded by an enemy with troops said Tech Sgt Steve Smith The 230 military victims portrayed by National Guard mem bers and officers at Randolph and other Texas military bases were transported to Kelly rep resenting the Participants in the exercise arrived at Ran dolph around 5 OKoren said The vic tims were wounded at the moulage station throughout the day The makeup techni cians from Kelly at the moulage station made bones and veins pop out of the victims skin and blood ooze from cuts on arms legs and heads Its really an OKoren said We want to make the wounds as realistic as pos The victims then had to wait their turn to load onto the C130 Marine aircraft While some lay on litters the military term for stretchers waiting for the 60 Army medical technician trainees to carry them onto the plane others sat on bleachers or on the floor and ate lunch After being flown to Kelly the victims were then sent to one of the 24 hospitals that participated in the weeks bed checks New Braunfels McKenna Hospital reported the number of available beds to Randolph but did not receive any of the victims said Nurse Manager Melanie Morris After staying at the hospital long enough to receive the victims then boarded a bus and headed back to Kelly Then they were bused back to their home bases OKoren said The medical technicians from port Sam Houston in San Antonio treated the patients en route to Kelly on the bumpy airplane ride Theyre actually going to practice vibrat ing and taking care of people at the OKoren said Darcy Oglesby doesnt seem to mind the wound on her arm CISD schedules presentations on bond election The Comal Independent School Dis trict will offer special presentations about the Oct 14 1995 bond election at the following locations The public is invited to attend and learn about the bond request and ask questions about proposed bond projects Informational material will be available Sept High School Open House 7 Sept Elementary School PTA Open House 4th and 5th Sept Valley Middle School Bond Information Meeting 7 Sept Brown Elementary School Bond Information Meeting 7 Oct Primary School Open House Oct Valley High School Bond Information Meeting 7 Oct Valley Elementary School PTA Meeting and Bond Presen tation 7 Oct Middle School Bond Information Meeting 7 Early voting begins Sept 25 8 to 5 weekdays and ends Oct 0 CISD Bond Election Day is Oct 14 7 For further information call 6258081 or 8857674 SUNDAY Vol 143 No 226 Federal inmates line countys pockets By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer The Comal County Sheriff told Commissioners Court Thursday that there were more federal prisoners than local prisoners in the county jail over the weekend Housing these federal prisoners is creating an income flow of about a year for Comal County which helps local taxpayers Sheriff Jack Bremer said the num ber of federal prisoners in the county jail varies but there are always some being housed here Over the week end the jail housed 64 federal pris oners and as of Friday morning 42 of the 104 inmates in the jail were federal prisoners Bremer said these prisoners are usually either marshal prisoners or immigration prisoners Bremer said the number of immi gration prisoners housed in Comal County is usually higher because of the proximity of the county jail to the immigration office in the Windcrest area in San Antonio This has made it easier to take pris oners to Comal County than take them to downtown San Antonio the sheriff said Another reason is we run a good jail system here Theres nothing wrong with said Bremer Bremer said that the county usual ly only gets S20S22 per day for hold ing a state prisoner He said this amount is determined using a basic formula and its He said it costs more than that when you figure in all the operation and maintenance costs of the facility He said the money received for federal prisoners is more accurate The coun ty jail system is audited annually and from this audit it is determined how much is costs to house a prisoner Comal County gets S44 per day for each federal prisoner held at the coun ty jail If we didnt have them in here we would still have the same over head What these prisoners do is cut our overhead to the tune of threequar ters of a million dollars a said Bremer Bremer said he recently read that state prisons will likely be full by the end of the year However he said this will not have an effect on the 146 inmatecapacity county jail He said he would not take prisoners if he did not have the space for them Homecoming Queen Kristi Acker is crowned the Smithson Homecoming Queen dur ing halftime of Friday nights Ranger football game against Burbank See Page 8A for game coverage For subscription Of advertising information call the HeraldZeitung at   

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