Thursday, April 11, 1996

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 11, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Obituaries hell probably strike again if he isnt I signed an agreement to go group has announced Larry Don McQuay who was 1 Monday from a psychiatric Held as put of IDS parole has to be castrated to remove He was coherent he was lucid he understood what be was signing up William Hubbarth attorney for the gioop Justice For All said Wednes day And ill he kept stressing was that be wants to nave it done irnroedi The slate of Texas has refused to pay for such an operation but Gov George W Bush said authorities wffl cooperate ifhe is wiffing to go Arough have assaulted more but he was convict case 1 wffl promise yon flat the state of wkh a parole officer wfll defiv ID the operating Bush said The group which is unsure how much the procedure and postopeutive counseling will cost was to decide by Thursday whether to move forward with the process Were willing as private citizens and as a nonprofit corporation in the state of Texas to raise the money for him to be Justice For AD board member PamLychner said The organization did not know how much castration would cost Ms Lych ner said McQuay is to remain at Wackenhutfbruptotwoyearsandbe allowed to leave for work or other business only in the company of a security officer He also must report to four parole officers McQuay served six years of an eightyear conviction for injury to a child stemming from a 1989 attack on a boy in San Antonio His prison time phis accrued time for good behavior required his parole officials said His confinement to Wackenhut and the roundtheclock supervision is unprecedented said Victor Rodriguez chairman of the Texas Board Of Par dons and Parole Texas Briefs SAN ANTONIO AP While a jury deliberated his fate a capital mur der defendant overpowered a bailiff took her weapon and held the 57year old woman hostage for almost an hour before he was overcome by SWAT team officers f State District Judge Susan Reed said ifficers rushed Evodio Monsivias farebia and took him into custody igain about pm Wednesday after door to release bailiff Vime Marie Schaffer Lopez who Was from a head injury after the hostage situation ihe judge ordered the jurors from the Bexar County Justice V where the trial was held to a room in the old Bexar County Court jJouse next door I I explained to mem that it was a sit uation that they should not be con cjerned about and instructed them to continue the judge said Other business in the building came It as both the justice center County Courthouse across evacuated To Use Inmate Labor Private Business PralMd i HOUSTON AP Plans to expand a pilot program that used inmate labor to work for a private busi ness has drawn mixed reviews The proposal was debated Wednes day during a House interim subcom mittee hearing on whether to expand the prison industries programs proponents of the plan say that alaries setzedfiom prisoners could aye millions of dollars for taxpayers ipponents fear the inmate would take obs from lawabiding Texans In the pilot program that began in 993 more than 150 Texas prison inmates have earned nearly S2 mflBon making brass valves and computer cir cuit boards for pnvate companies in a mrnirnurnsecurity prison at Lockhart Prison officials say the state already has generated more than SI million by deducting up to 80 percent of the inmate wages to pay taxes incarcera tion costs and restitution to crime vic tims And the inrnates have gained job training and earned savings for then release Ctty Bans Smoking In Outdoor Ctty Parks BELLAIRE Texas AP A new ordinance that bans smoking in city parks has divided park visitors in this community If you cant smoke outside where can you smoke asked Rachel Wong who brings her 2yearold daughter to Evergreen Park Its not a deterrent The measure passed by the Bellaire City Council earlier this month bans smoking or burning tobacco in city facilities and parks A violation would be a misdemeanor that could carry a maximum fine of Some parents say they like the idea for their childrens sake but others in suburb inside the Houston city limits disagree with it Lisa Young often brings her young sons to some of Bellaires nine parks Sometimes when smokers are around she has to leave since the smoke bothers her eyes and a son has chronic allergies Jury Selection Begins for Fugitive Caught at Baton Rouge Strtpdub Texas AP Two women have testified that a prison escapee robbed them at gunpoint of at an East Texas credit union The women were among eight wit nesses called by prosecutors in the opening day of the trial of Clifton Brumky who is charged with bank robbery and firearms possession during a violent crime If convicted on both counts Brum ley could be sentenced to up to 30 years in prison and fined The government was expected to rest its case today Authorities contend Brumley 35 abducted two other women at gun point in Texarkana on Jan 22 and drove them 100 mfles to Tyler where they were bound with electrical tape and left at a church Judge Keeps Allstate Fanners Overcharge Case in Court AUSTIN AP Two civil law suits filed against major insurance com panies accused of overcharging some 4 million Texans through illegal billing will not be dismissed a Zavala Coun ty judge has ruled State District Judge Arnado Abascal in a ruling released Wednesday denied requests from Allstate Insurance Co and Farmers Insurance Co to dismiss the cases and send the issue to the Texas Department of Insurance Abascal said he will hear arguments May 30 on making the cases class action lawsuits He also ordered the customers and the companies to sug gest three people each who could nego tiate a settlement None of the parties has offered medi ation as a solution but Abascal said he wants the option available The cases were filed separately but are being considered jointly Even With Party Support Morales Says He Wont Change AUSTIN AP Victor Morales is getting lots of campaign help now that hes the Democratic Senate nom inee But he says one thing wont change Im going to remain the same per Morales said Wednesday a day after winning his partys nod to face Republican Sen Phil Gramm Commissioners Court Actions has also been only one positive rabies case which was aVfox j ReceivedTepbrts from elected officials Discussed remodeling of Health Derjartment Cervices will nor interrupted Solid Waste Interlbcal Agreenjentby and between Alamo Qovernments for grant funding for Rural Recycling PrcH gram lihe county received a grant for a forklift a trailer a dump truck and a building Approved the Solid Waste Inter local grant funding for Rural Recycling Program and autho Moe Schwab to execute agreement as project officer Authorized requesting bids for Pneumatic Tire Lift Truck for Rural Recycling Program Authorized requesting bids for 8 approval of Goebel Subdi 2 accepted dedication of and granted variance HP Held presentation of Accident Reduction Award Certificates goal is to recluce the current average by MO percentpier year The County Jail nad an 80 percent reduction in medical jcosts due to control programs tsince 1994 and the Rbad Department pad a 93 percent reduction Received a How Goes ft report rom Animal Control Since the begui ling of the year there have been 26 log bites and 200 impounds There Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for Mrs Wallie Voigt who died at McKetma Memorial Hos pital on Thursday April at the age of 90 years Doeppcnachmldt Funeral Home wUfM vMIMIWI Julia Jimenez age 68 of New Braunfels died Wednesday April 10 at the Eden Home She was bom July 12 1927 in New Braunfels to Margarito Herrera and Florentina Fuentes She married Jose A Jimenez on March She was a house wife and a member of the Catholic Church Survivors are her husband Jose A Jimenez of New Braunfels father Margarito Herrera of New Braunfels daughters Maria A Jimenez of New Braunfels Sylvia Salazar of San Mar cos Carmen Rivera and Caroline Maxwell both of New Braunfels son Roberto Jimenez of New Braunfels sisters Maria Rangel of Austin and Margarita Martinez of New Braunfels brothers David Domingo and Herrera all 6f New Braunfels 10 grandchildren and four greatgrand children A rosary will be recited Thursday April 11 at 7 at the Zocller Funer al Home Chapel Funeral services will be held Friday at 10 at the Zoeiler1 Funeral with Msgr Ed Bily offi ciating Interment will follow in the Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Ceme tery l Visitation begins after 11 on Thursday and continues until service time Friday 7UNEWL HOME HEY Teen Dance sponsored by KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Council Landa Street 711 pm Doors open Lock in Dance Admission Grades 58 only DANCE DATE Friday April 12 Cross Country DJ April 34 April 511 Dally HOBIN WILLIAMS Daily 900 400 IN HERE SAFETY Authbrizeil Vty Kealth ofnces arid jj appropriate expenditures and line Tabled an item to adopt revisions to the ComaS County SubdivisioniReg illations pertaining to the exception of the plat requirement for specific dm sionsofland Authorized expenditure of refund ed Eikei Field funds for project to repair fence at Eikel Field Tabled consideration of an agree ment with Texas Department of Trans portation for litter pickup on state maintained highways using proba tioners and authorized County Judge to sign the agreement Recognized employees for faith ful service to the County i aichilcl is hurt famjly or arent always on the scene The folks at PEC are ready to help In case of emergency teach your kids to and gray PEC logo pur seryiee vehicles hard hats and offices Your friends at PpC are trained in first aid cardiopulmonairy and they can reach parents friends or law and emergency officials fcy or telephone When you think safety think PEC Pedernales Electric Cooperative Inc