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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 11, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas 2 ri HeraldZeitung O Thursday January Bremer lists accomplishments at campaign kickoff By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Loyal supporters packed the Civic Center lobby last night to help Sheriff Jack Bremer kick offhis re election campaign Bremer cited the dropping county crime rates as proof of his performance in office burglary down 40 percent in the first 11 months of995 robberies down 33 percent sexual assaults and auto theft down onethird Bremer took pride in his efforts to fight drugs and drugrelated crime in Comal County When you take a doper off the streets youre taking a burglar and a thief off the streets he said The jail is one of the most important things the Sheriff Bremer said He quoted a state official as saying the Comal County Jail is the best jail of its size in the state and maybe the country Over the past two years the jail has returned over in income to the taxpayers of Comal County through outside agency Bremer said Cooperation between the Sheriffs Department and other agencies has made the Guadalupe River cleaner and safer Bremer said Bremer said the Comal County Sheriffs Depart ment is a model for other departments in producing highly trained officers Bremer is being challenged in this years party pri mary by fellow Republicans Bob Holder and Max WommackJr Comal County Commissioners Court The following actions were taken by Comal County Commissioners Court on Monday Jan 8 1996 n Approved claims Approved an amendment to plat for Tamarack Shores Section II com bining Lots 448 and 449 into Lot 448R Opened bids for uniform rental shirts and pants Approved proposal for Continued Provision of Tactical EMS Services and ratified signature of Jim Winn Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force CISD School Board Approved the purchase of a radar unit for Constable Precinct pro viding the Department of Public Safe ty does not have any used ones avail able Adopted a resolution calling upon the Texas Parks and Wildlife Depart ment to use all measures available to address the problem of hydrilla in sec tions of the Guadalupe River Selected members of the Salary Grievance Committee as provided by statute The following actions were taken by the board of trustees for the Comal Independent School District on Mon day Jan 8 Adopted the 1994 Standard Building Codes for all additions ren ovations and new construction Approved the preliminary draw ings for classroom wings and library renovations at Comal Elementary School Approved the preliminary draw ings for a 12classroom addition at Smithson Valley High School Approved the final drawings for Smithson Valley High School athletic facility Obituaries Clifton Horace Sonny Letbetter Jr Clifton Horace Sonny Letbetter of McQueeney passed away at Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio on Wednesday Jan 10 1996 at the age of 65 He was born Nov 12 1930 in New Braunfels to Clifton Horace and Mary Kelley Letbetter Sr and married Judith Cook on Oct 12 1951 in Scguin Mr Letbetter had served in the Army and was a security guard at Schlitterbahn Water park He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Seguin Survivors include his wife Judy of McQueeney daughters Donna Lehmann of McQueeney and Connie Remines and fiance William Skaggs of New Braunfels sons and daugh tersinlaw Rickie and Barbara Let better of McQueeney Cliff and Mar cy Letbetter of Seguin and Doug and Cindy Letbetter of Cibolo brother inlaw Hilmar Voigt of New Braun fels 10 grandchildren 4 greatgrand children and several nieces and nephews A funeral service will be held Satur day Jan 13 1996 at at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with interment following at the San Geron imo Cemetery in Seguin Rev Roger Robbins will officiate the service Vis itation is from 5 to 9 on Friday at the Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Approved a list of resignations and retirements including the retire ment of Smithson Valley Principal Joe Rogers after 44 years of service in pub lic education Approved a list of employments Upheld the administrations rec ommendation to on a student expul sion following an appeal hearing The board also received reports on a Comal Leadership Institute gradu ate the 199697 school calendar extended sick leave for employees special education classes and special services and programs the district offers Memorials may be given to the Amer ican Diabetes Association Southern Regional Office 4242 Medical Ste 7200 San Antonio TX 78229 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Russell Stiles Copeland Russell Stiles Copeland of Canyon Lake passed away Tuesday 1996 at Eden Home in New Braunfdlfe at the age of 83 A memorial servfde will be held at 2 Friday Jan 12 1996 at the Cranes Mill Baptist Church Interment will be private at the Concrete Cemetery in La Vernia Vernilla Parker Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for Vernilla Parker who passed away Wednesday Jan 10 1996 at Eden Home in New Braunfels at the age of 83 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home SAVE on airline tickets CALL TODAY FOR DETAILS 133 Landa Street SEAFOOD SUNDAY Seafood Platter Catfteh Shrimp Oysters Hxlns of AllUCan Eat CaU 6283311 For Pickup Window I ib tioiUd 12 liku kernel CiUfish 8 Shrimp Party PkUUr LCRA ready to issue grants By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer The Lower Colorado River Author ity wants to share the wealth It is giv ing money back to communities in its service area in the form of Communi ty Development Partnership Program LCRA officials met with local resi dents last Thursday to explain the pro gram and encourage grant applica tions I think we had a really good meeting we had a very good said Paula DiFonzo New Braunfels Utilities general manager CDPP grants target nonprofit pro grams that benefit as many communi ty members as possible DiFonzo said Grants are up to she said They have some with a maximum of over three Any grant over needs to have a 20 percent match The LCRA will process grant appli cations in three cycles a year This first year they will start with Cycle applications distributed in December and turned in by Jan 31 Grants for January applicants will be awarded during March Another cycle of applications will be available in March April 30 Some examples of CDPP funded programs are public firefighting organizations a governmental body nonprofit service organization local development council The CDPP grants will not be eligible for for profit entities individuals fraternal organizations veterans organizations professional organizations debt reduction campaigns churchsponsored activities limit ed to church membership To request an application or for information call 18007765272 Applications for March grants are due by Jan 31 1996 Applicants should mail the original and 11 copies to Frank Morgan LCRA Box 220 L108 3701 Lake Austin Arrest Reports New Bfautifels Police officers made the following arrests from Dec 30 1995 to Jan Joe Sotelo 21 of 1123 W Coll in New Braunfels was arrested on unspecified charges Dec 30 Zenon Puentes 43 of 801 Barbara Drive irilSan Marcos was charged with public intoxication Dec 30 Bobby Ortiz 26 of 195 S Hack berry in New Braunfels was charged with driving under the influence Dec 31 Michael Carrasco 19 of 771 Samuels in New Braunfels was arrest ed on unspecified charges Dec 31 Guadalupe navarro 28 of 152 Rosedale in New Braunfels was charged with traffic violations Dec 31 Robert Rosas 20 of 1929 Lee in New Braunfels was charged with pub lic intoxication Dec 31 William Nordstrom 25 of 547 N Bayshore in San Mateo was charged with public intoxication Dec 31 Timothy Lynch 28 of 1495 Bell mare Avenue in Bellmare was charged with public intoxication Dec 31 Fred San Miguel 40 of 3270 Nacog doches in San Antonio was charged with traffic violations Dec 31 Juan Martinez 27 of 2261 W Bridge in New Braunfels was charged with traffic violations Dec 31 Charles Whittington 2524 Katy in New Braunfels was arrested on unspecified charges Dec 31 Patrick Woods 28 of 255 Sir Win ston in Canyon Lake was arrested for other authorities Dec 31 Paul Johnson 24 of 1835 W Katy in New Braunfels was charged with public intoxication Jan 1 Russell Holmes 31 of 1965 Peach Tree Lane in Lubbock was charged with public intoxication Jan 1 Jesus Gomez 20 of 1355 Valero in New Braunfels was charged with pub lic intoxication Jan 1 Gregorio Perez 22 of 1355 Valerio in New Braunfels was charged with driving under the influence Jan 1 J Trujillo 30 of 1671 FM 306 in New Braunfels was charged with dri ving under the influence Jan 1 Shirley Mann 20 of 320 S Live Oak in New Braunfels was arrested on unspecified charges Jan 1 William Shults 43 of 409 Reimer in San Marcos was charged with pub lic intoxication Jan 2 Augustin Gutierrez 41 of 1107 S 23rd in Temple was charged with traffic violations Jan 2 Joaquin Gutierrez 23 of 1630 W Bridge in New Braunfels was charged with public intoxication Jan 2 Adam Martinez 18 of 1397 Stonewall in New Braunfels was charged with disorderly conduct Jan 3 Jessica Rueckle 21 of Rt 1 Box 397B in New Braunfels was charged with forgery Jan 3 Rodriguez Chriselda 20 of 559 Rt 2 in New Braunfels was charged with forgery Jan 3 Eustacio Luna 39 of 1123 W Coll in New Braunfels was arrested on unspecified charges Jan 3 Alonzo Lagunas 19 of 1648 W Michigan in New Braunfels was charged with traffic violations Jan 3 Alfredo Ayala 19 of 1805 W Katy in New Braunfels was arrested on unspecified charges Jan 4 Janet Aleman 23 of 310 Alves Lane in New Braunfels was charged with traffic violations Jan 4 CEDAR ALLERGY SUFFERERS WE NEED CEDAR ALLERGIC INDIVIDUALS FOR A RESEARCH STUDY INVOLVING TWO MARKETED ALLERGY MEDICATIONS SKIN TESTING LABWORK AND MONITORING PROVIDED BY A BOARD CERTIFIED ALLERGIST AT NO COST PARTICIPANTS WILL ALSO BE COMPENSATED UP TO Call Now To Find Out If You Are Eligible CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH 705A Landa New Braunfels 6299036 CIIG1CS HIUl Now flvciilable Receptions Dinners Reunions Reasonable Rotes 257 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