New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 3, 1996, Page 3

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

November 03, 1996

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung O Sunday November O 3A express concern about plans for Spechts Crossing By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer A proposed lease for a public access point at Spechts Crossing on old Spring Branch Road is awaiting the signature of a property owner Comal County Commissioners Court approved a lease last week with George Beere for the development of a crossing on Spechts Crossing on the Guadalupe River The lease is for 8 acres and could include a road turnaround fence and a location for picking up and dropping off rafters and tubers Property owners who live near the crossing have expressed concern that the proposed landing which would be an intake area for people to launch or recover water craft would bring troublemakers into the area County Engineer Tom Hornseth said it may take a month before Beere makes a decision on the lease The lease mentions the development of a landing Hornseth said The proposed name of it is Nichols Landing which is apparently a family name of Mr Spechts Crossing which may have been used for more than 100 years is a favorite among tubers and rafters who use it to get into the Guadalupe River The county barricaded the crossing and closed the road to it two years ago after building a high bridge upstream on new Spring Branch Road During the rafting season the crossing had been known as a haven for drug users troublemakers and drunks who trespassed on private property and camped at the spot Property owners and residents expressed their concerns at a special Comal County Water Oriented Recreation District meeting held at the Spring Branch Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday night Property owners complained to WORD members that it gets so husband bought their property because of her husbands health She said she does not like what is going on at Spechts Crossing People come park and camp Walenta said The garbage there is bad People who come out there know were the houses are We came out here and paid good money for this We dont need Paul Lindemann said the crossing has attracted such riffraff that he does not let his young daughters go down there by themselves He said two teenage girls once came running to his door because two drunken men had frightened them and would not allow them back into their car I dont want my girls down there unless there is a way to control Lindemann said A fulltime law enforcement presence is needed at the crossing to deter trouble during rafting and tubing season Lindemann said Residents also said accessibility for law enforcement authorities needs to be addressed because the parking congestion at times has made it hard for deputies to get their vehicles down to the crossing Other property owners wanted the area to be shut off to the public but Hornseth said the county would have a hard time doing it Since the new bridge was built with federal funds one of the conditions of the agreement was to maintain public accessibility to the crossing Hornseth said back out hitmailboxes and damage jj vi Carol Walenta said she and her LASDA GTAT10H Catfish or Shrimp Boat KMi wrfw 6 ITM from diitdrtns IMIHI Weekday Specials U Price Chicken Fried Steak 54pm Wed Nile V ib Burger Nite 58 pm Happy Houf All Day Full Bar 381 Landa New Braunfels DriveThru 210 6293311 Universal City 6580420 tewBraunfels6097387 Pollys fete began on May What was once just a hobby now one of the largest independent fullline pet stores In Central and Southfexas Our goal Is and always has been to give the customers our a and entertaining place to visit and shop Pollys designed to show the pleasure of having pets A place where children can learn and have fun A place where parents can explore and have fun We invite you to just come In and look around We think you will be pleasantly surprised and understand why POLLYS PETS Isnt Just another pet ahopT Pollys Pets Barber Shop off Full Groom Any Groom of or more Valid thru Nov off Bath Dip Limit 1 per customer Valid thru Nov J L Free Treats with every groom r i i i j buIk pet food get i limit one free food based on equal or lesser value of the FREE FOOD Buy two pounds of any one pound free Expires FREE FISH Buy two fish get one free limit one free fish based on equal or lesser value the Expires J L Courtyard Shopping Center Next to CiCis Pizza New Braunfels Floren continues to pack in crowds at Wurstfest By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Its obvious why world renowned accordionist Myron Florcn returns to Wurstfest each year after hearing the crowds reaction to his performances Floren showed Friday during his opening performance at Wurstfest that he can still play polka tunes with the best of them An audience that braved the cold to see Florcn danced clapped and sang along as he played Richard and Louise Persyn of New Braunfels really got into it by waltzing and dancing around on the Wurstfest grounds We really like his polkas and he has been around here a long Mr Persyn said Maurice Fischer vice president of the Wurstfest Association said Florens appeal is just tremendous He adds a national dimension to Wurstfest since he was on the Lawrence Welk Fischer said He is wellknown from that and he has appeal on an international Winter Texans come here just to see Maurice Fischer Wurstfest Association People from Indiana and Iowa went backstage to ask for Florens autograph after he finished another footstomping performance This is the kind of appeal Fischer likes about Floren Winter Texans come here just to see Fischer said He does tt good job for us and plays great whether it is cold or hot weather Every time he plays his fingers really move I am impressed with him It is great to see people talk to him He never turns anyone Florcn said he appreciates the many times the crowds have come to Wurstfest just to see him and his band I tell you they make me very Florcn said about the crowds It gets better every year I am having more fun with this music every West End woman wins recycling lottery By ABE LEVY Staff Writer A West End woman was the lucky winner of the first Cash For Trash Lottery sponsored by the citys recycling advisory committee Juanita Rodriguez of the 200 block of Bergfcld Avenue got a knock on the door from Don Ferguson the assistant to the city manager who told her she won for participating in the citys curbsidc recycling program I like to recycle because I think its good for the said Rodriguez who began recycling when the city started its program almost two years ago Rodriguez said she had no plans for money but she said it could come in handy when it comes time to buy Christmas presents for her 14 grandchildren The check will be presented to her a few minutes before the City Council meeting on Nov 11 Rodriguezs address was selected randomly for the award which she won because her recycling bin was outside her door We really hope people use her as an Ferguson said We were stunned by the participation in that Ferguson said he is confident that during the lottery cityvvidc participation in the recycling program rose above the 50 percent mark that New Braunfels has averaged over the past year The lottery which is funded by donations from HEB grocery stores and will be held quarterly with the next award presentation in February Have you given to the United Way SUNDAY NOV 3RD Seasonal Wreaths Garlands LUSH PVC CANADIAN PINE COLORASSORTED UNPECOKATED Ribbon by the Roll 24 UK KEO Floral Stems 13 Eurapein Ptne Tkte 18Mrips IA no I MO LOW 3Dottjlii Hr Tree 1 w 7 ftft I OIK MO LOW i slews 17 nn I Hicon Kins Pine Tree I 439 tire 97 nn I OIK MO LOW TIPS A A nn Minhlttan Pine Tree I eoe TIPS nn I OUt MO 14700 63MKOfl KkW PkM 1093 nn OUKHEO LOW fir 7tee me nn en nn OUH MO LOW Pine Tree 13H Tire 07 nn MO LOW OI MM Win Pine Tree M77 lira R7nn HEO LOW Pine Tree Z304 TIPS ffl nn Oltt MO LOW Fincy Pine Tree Tire t c nn LOW nra I 9lowed Pine Tree 1709 TIPS 107 ft OUK MO LOW 199 12 Mtnhfttm Pine Dee 9200 TIPS 9K7A OLIlt MO LOW 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