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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday December Park Friends wont fight access issue Obituaries Ida latton By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer GUADALUPE RIVER STATE PARK The Friends of Guadalupe Creek Inc have not hired an attorney and are not contesting the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on the issue of more public access for the Honey Creek State Natural Area the organizations new president said on Monday Richard Solis Friends president refuted a report in the San Antonio ExpressNews last week that said the Friends of Guadalupe Creek had hired Houston attorney James Blackburn Jr to fight if it allowed horseback riding and mountain biking in the Honey Creek area Solis made it clear at the task force meeting at the park that the Friends board of directors had not authorized such a move Solis said Henry F Wagner who told the HeraldZeitung last week he had talked to Blackburn was removed as the organizations president during a meeting over the weekend Solis said Wagner had talked to Blackburn without the endorsement of the board of the directors Solis said Wagner was removed as president over matters unrelated to his talking to Blackburn He decline to comment further When the HeraldZeitung contacted Blackburn he said he was working on a probono basis for the Friends In a letter he passed out to task force and audience members Solis wrote The Friends of Guadalupe Creek Inc has never employed the services of Mr James Blackburn nor does it have any such intention to hire his services or any other attorneys services The Friends of Guadalupe Creek Inc is not in conflict with Texas Parks and Wildlife Department or Guadalupe River State Park over the status of Honey Creek State Natural Blackburn fired a letter to Commission Chairman Lee Bass expressing opposition for allowing expanded public access to Honey Creek Solis said he was worried that any misunderstandings by the parks commission might jeopardize the Friends attempt to get more funding for outdoor science campsfor children in Honey Creek The Friends has endorsed a resolution voicing their opposition to any mountain biking and horseback riding in Honey Creek We like the way it is right now guided Solis said We like for activities such as hprseback riding and mountain biking to be done at Guadalupe River State Wagner could not be reached for comment Trails From Page 1 San Antonio Boerne and Comal County If that pilot program succeeds Solis told the task force the Friends would consider a yearround camp program at the park beginning in the 199798 school year The task force then looked into the dayuse activities that the state natural area is currently being used Those activities are interpretive education bird watching dove hunting and guided tours Parks and wildlife department officials in Austin have requested that dove hunting be added to Honey Creek in 1997 The parks and wildlife commission would have to approve the request Hisler said the park received a federal grant through to construct a study trail in Honey Creek The park would have to match the grant The trail would be seven miles We would have to figure out a way to develop it so it will attach itself to the mile interpretive trail currently in Hisler said The possibility of horseback riding at Honey Creek raised concerns among the audience because they said it would adversely affect the environment at the state natural area Task force member Bob Ryan said equestrian groups from San Antonio are interested in the idea of having a public access trail area in Guadalupe River State Park A lot of people in San Antonio would have a place to ride their Ryan said They would be in a different atmosphere I am not here to destroy artifacts in the I am looking for a place to ride my horse The state park belongs to the people of the state We need to see how we can accommodate their From Page 1 shopping areas 1 after eightmonths is almost half of the original of The citys only share of cost is about for bus route maps posters bus stop signs and parttime staff Lottery probe reports 182 files are missing AUSTIN AP More questions have arisen about the Texas Lottery after Lottery Commission Chairwoman Harriet Miers revealed that 182 investigation files are missing One of the files covered an investigation about instant game tickets unaccounted for after lottery promotions at a race track partly owned by the lotterys main contracior That contract recently was renewed for another five years without a rebidding process One question has involved thousands of dollars the lottery spent on promotions at Retama Park the financially strapped horse track owned partly by GTECH Ms Miers said lottery officials were responding to a public request for information about those promotions when they discovered the file and 181 others missing She could not say what other investigations were covered by the missing material and said many people had had access to the files None of the files were the subject of federal investigations and had not been subpoenaed Fares were free during the month of September Ridership increased then to a peak of 284 oneway fares a and then rides were discontinued However ridership in October wasabove the average for the first six months hovering between 90 and 110 one way fares per week C MARKETING IA FullService Internet Consulting Company We provide Web graphics design Internet advertising computerbased training and a number of other support services For more information Call 6291567 or Toll Free 18886291573 i i i r u t i i A Full Service Restaurant Lunch Specials Dail Any Regular Entreek95 And Up With This Ad Otter Expires Dec DineIn Only 5 oo FrL Monlhur Sol Sun 930 FrL Soil Sun Monlhur StarTrek FL First Contact JingleAll theWay IPGI Wonfhuf Ryan said a less environmentally sensitive area in Guadalupe River State Park should be used for horseback riding Solis whose organization supported a resolution opposing horseback riding and mountain biking in the Honey Creek State Natural Area said he could favor allowing horseback riding in the park Before any more public access activities are allowed in Honey Creek area the management agreement between the Nature Conservancy and needs to be studied to determine whether it prohibits additional uses Muckelroy said The task force plans to meet again Jan 10 Sarah Sally Ida Barrori age 36 of Austin died Friday Dec 13 1996 She was born Aug 29 I960 at Anna Jaqucs Hospital in Newburypbrt to parents James Thomas Barren and Helen Caroline Kittle KJahr She was educated in schools in Newburyport and Erie and graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Ms Barren was a teacher for 10 years in Rockport Texas and Popham Elementary School in DelValle Texas Survivors include her beloved son Nathaniel James Barren mother Helen K Kittie Sisson sisters Kathleen Maura Barron Barbara Anne Barron and husband Daniel Laskowski and their daughter Jamie Laskowski brother James Paul Barron Patricia Barron Houser and special friend Leigh Wooten Graveside services were held Monday at Live Oaks Cemetery Austin Arrangements by Harrell Funeral Home Austin 512 443 1366 Harrell Funeral Home Austin Elizabeth B Taggart Elizabeth B Taggart of New Braunfels died Saturday Dec 14 1996 A memorial service is scheduled for 4 Wednesday Dec 18 1996 at St Josephs Anglican Church New Braunfels Memorials may be made to St Josephs Anglican Church Building Fund The Right Rev Thomas H Beckwith will be the officiant ASTHMA SUFFERERS With an Exercise Trigger Does exercising make your asthma worse YES Do you currently use asthma medications YES Are you a nonsmqker between the ages of 18 and 55 YES If gOl answered YES You may be eligible for a 6 week asthma research study using an inVestigatiohal medication 4 Oi erajvovi no KM r Laboratory testing Physician monitoring Paid up to CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH For more information CALL 6299036 or Metro 6090900 THE he perfect Christmas 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