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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 30, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                t E YANDELL DR TX 10 pages in one section Tuesday April San Marcos Inside S BlrtlHMy WISIMS IfOIII tlw HftraldZeltung Th6 New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Tina Marie Triesch Pedro Partida and Briana McDonald To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Polltn Count trace Oak29e 24 trace Potten measured In parts per cubic meter of air Readings taken yesterday Information provided by Dr Frank River Information Comal River 21 9 cubic feet per sec ond same as yesterday Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Well feet above sea level same as yesterday Disabled American Veterans meet Wednesday Comal County Chapter 163 of the Disabled American Vet erans meets at May 1 at the VFW Post Home on Peace Avenue Election of officers will be held VFW Post to celebrate Loyalty FW Post 71 10 and Ladies Auxiliary will celebrate Loyalty Day May with a flag raisin Home public invited VFW pancake supper to be held Thursday Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 71 10 will hold a pancake supper Thursday May 2 from 5 to at the Post Horn on Peace Avenue Cost will be per plate and tick ets may be purchased at the Post Home For information call Ski Haneiwich at 620 0223 or the Post Home at 6259961 American Legion Post to meet American Legion Comal Post 79 meets Thursday May 2 at 41 0 W Coll St The eXecutivevcommittee meets at 7 and the regular meet ing starts at 8 Unit Auxiliary meets at Hermann Sons Lodge to meet Members of Hermann Sons Albert Kypfer Lodge meet Friday May 3 at Members are asked to bring a salad Men are to serve the ice cream furnished by the lodge Youth soccer fund raising dinner The New Braunfels Blitz Youth Soccer Club is having its spring fundraising dinner Friday May 3 at Seele Ele mentary School Plates are each for a taco dinner with all the trimmings Serving will be from with plates to go avail able Purchase tickets from a player or call 6259348 or 625671 5 Project Qrad meeting Canyon High School Project Graduation committee will meet Monday April 29 at 7 in the Commons area of Canyon High School All senior parents are especially encouraged to This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint use of Canyon Lake water By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer GuadalupeBlanco River Authority GBRA General Manager Bill West believes a proposed agreement between his agency and the City of San Marcos to build a surface water treatment plant that would draw water from Canyon Lake will be beneficial for the city San Marcos will benefit from this because they will have an alter native water source besides the Edwards West said This week die San Marcos City Council voted to go into the inter local agreement with GBRA for the construction of the water treatment plant Projections are that the plant will be completed in three years at a cost between 15 and million The Canyon Lake would run into the from there On Wednesday San Marcos city officials put the city under Stage 2 of the citys emergency water demand reduction plan that aims to cut usage by ISpercent The details of the San MarcosGBRA interlocal agreement are similar with a letter of intent we signed with San Antonio in West said It will establish a fiamework for a regional water r West said the first phase of the project will probably entail to acre feet of water per year That could be expanded to acre feet in the next 50 years if water rights issues are resolved with the City of San Marcos West said The agreement between San Marcos arid the GBRA is expected to be completed this summer v t t 1 V t A twocar collision sent the driver of a VoN i Beetle to a San Antonio Hospital at about 7 photo by MICHAEL DARNALL today Polloa reports Indicate driver of a Dodos south on the Interstate 35 accass road and may hava run the red light wtore the the road on Highway 81 two collided r The driver of flown to helicopter wfth head Injuries The of the people In the wreck Hot Man stabbed in fight Staff Writer An argument between friends escalated last night and resulted with one of the men being hospitalized with a stab wound According to the police report two men got into an argument in the 700 block of Simon Street at about Sunday night Michael Carrasco 18 of New Braunfels told police he beat up the friend he was arguing with He told them a friend of the friend then pulled out a knife Carrasco suffered a small wound to the abdomen area The name of the individual with the knife was not known at press time The victim was not cooperative with us and was not very forthcoming with said Det Sgt Boatright Carrasco was taken by a private vehicle to McKen na Memorial Hospital where he was admitted Car rasco said he was feeling a little better than Sunday He said doctors told him his colon was slightly punctured and he will likely remain hospitalized for a few days Boatright said the incident is still under investigation He said it will be up to the victim to press charges once the identity of the attacker is determined Tons of toxic waste collected at fire department V h i m Uj ByDENI8EDZIUK Hundreds get rid of their recyclable and hazardouswaste material and coordinators are calling it a huge success It was good good and Braunfels Assistant Fire Chie hahn Fnesenhahn said that during the six hours of collection 543 cars came thrown These cars brought in a remarkable amount of material including gallons of used oil 7 drums of oil filters 600 gallons of recyclable paint 300400 automobile drums of hazardous waste and over tires He said the cars lined Altgelt Lane and at times were across railroad tracks He said the wait at times was 30 or 45 min utes but most people remained patient and were tolerant of the wait The lines just never quit until we cut them off at 3 he said Friesenhahn said a huge thanks needs to be sent to all the volunteers on behalf of the city and the county Volunteers included mem bers of the EC Club the Evening Lions the Noon Lions the Evening Rotary Club Juve Elroy Friesenhahn Fire Department Canyon Lam FirV Department Bracken Fire Branch Fire Department county employees and others Withouwhe volunteers this never would have been a he said Friesenhahp also added that the total cost of the collection has not yet been determined However he said it will be less than last years He said this was due to more recy clable than hazardous material being collect ed and the charge for some material offset it slightly We just fine tuned the said Friesenhahn In addition to all the items collected Friesen hahh said ftere are still 7 drums of recyclable latex paint that he will give away He said it is a combination of colors but is ideal for primer paint Anyone interested in obtaining some of the paint and keeping it out of a hazardous waste landfill can call Friesenhahn at 210 nile and Adult Probation members of First ti lr r r U11 flV i HeraWZeltung photo MICHAEL DARNALL Robert Hummel and Danny OBuch unload tires at the Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday i 1 l Lakefest organizers promise a good time for a good cause By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer The inaugural Lakefest 96 festi val promises to have something for everyone while benefitting two good causes Lakefest 96 will be held Saturday at Canyon Dam and the Dam Red Barn restaurant Proceeds from Lake fest 96 will benefit Comal County Habitat for Humanity and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation in New Braun fels The festivities will get under way at with the HeraldZeitwg Lakefest 96 5K Throughout the day and night Lakefest 96 will have a horseshoe tournament a bass tournament a silent auction arts and crafts a tennis tournament music a dance and a golf tournament and a crawfish boil and a barbecue dinner a plate will be served all day long at the Dam Red Barn County Treasurer Bart Bartholomew said the event will give Habitat for Humanity and MHMR and opportunity to extend their pres The clients will be helping with the running the arts and crafts area andvolunteering their time whenever they are Lopez said They thanking the community for f be an incredible all day said event organizer Susan Phijips We will have air castles own Corps and a ners Wiilbe sjgnei up for this And Representative Edmund will bq gjuctioneer fbjr the Zertunp photo by MICHAEL DARNAU Jim Kepley and Loyce Thomas the Worlds Oldest will be at Ukefest ence in the Canyon Lake community We are trying to build an infra struture for both organizations at Canyon Bartholomew a Habi tat for Humanity board member said The way we are doing that is to see who is interested doing these things with We figured we needed to entertain people and get them involved in some gqo4 causes public would want to participate Laws area program director said Lakefest be an opportunity for people meet We willbe networking and families and Habitat for Humanity members marching along the dam and getting medals at J Bartholomew sajd the theme of ftu march will be Let Ha Who Cast the First All saying js the world isnt perfect and we are trying to make U better Bartholomew said people are expected tQ Lakefest 96 Sullens resigns asHerald er David Sullens has resigned his position as publisher of the Herald fteitttng V He said due to significant changes in his situation he thought it best for all concerned if he sought a new i environment family and I decision and will work with him and all concerned to make this transition a smooth said Jim Elsberry group manager and vice president with Southern News papers Inc Managing Jpditor Doug Loyeday has agreed to take on the position of Acting General Manager The process for finding and ing a fulltime replacementvfor Kfr js underway La Nina to blame for drought conditions in Texas See Opinion Page 4   

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