Friday, February 14, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A fl HeraldZeltung g Friday February County to put inmates to work By DEMISE DZIUK Staff Writer Comal County will kick off a pilot program in the next few weeks that will take inmates from the county jail and put them to work Sheriff Bob Holder said Thursday that Comal County will implement a 30day pilot program to test the feasibility and effectiveness of using jail inmates for work in the county There are a lot of things they could said Holder We just want to use the manpower that is actually over there Quite frankly theres a lot of talent out During the trial period the inmates dressed in standard orange jumpsuits will be primarily used for the rural recycling program to help sort and bale material at the road department Its just a matter of getting it said County Commissioner Moe Schwab Its strictly a 30day trial program think its a step in the right Holder said a survey was sent to the inmates to see how many would be interested in volunteering for this type of program and 15 have already volunteered He said those used in the program will be lowrisk individuals such as inmates serving time for drunken driving and hot checks He said he is not sure if the inmates will have on restraints when they are working outside of the jail but they will be available in case any incidents occur He said other counties have certified individuals as jailers to oversee the work crews but these individuals are not allowed to be armed He said the Comal County program will use an armed deputy for every six inmates I dont want to send workers out of our facilitywith people thatare not be said Holder Tvedecided against using certified Holder said the use of deputies could require additional personnel and part of the pilot program will include determining if additional deputies are needed and what funds are available If this thing proves feasible we could expand it to other areas such as the road said Holder County Judge Carter Castcel said the program allows inmates to get out of the jail for the day and at the same time accomplish work in the county They dont have to sit there and watch television all said Casteel They can get up and work and quite frankly thats what a lot of them would want to Sherry Clarkson executive assistant for commissioner court who helps with the niral recycling program said three or four inmates will be used a day for the program and they will go straight to the road department and straight Airline pilots continue deadlock WASHINGTON AP American Airlines and its pilots union continued nonstop contract talks in an attemptto end the countdown toward tonights holiday weekend strike deadline But with no resolution in sight the airline already was canceling about a dozen domestic flights today Airline and pilots representatives and federal mediators began to talk aroundtheclock Thursday night with just hours left in their scheduled negotiations Both sides said they were willing to find middle ground as President Clinton urged them to without shutting down the airline which handles about 20 percent of the nations air traffic We have a long way to go urn a short time to do it the airlines president Donald Carty toothbrush jind shaving kit in hand said as he arrived at a hotel negotiating site Estate Thursday the Allied Pilots Associations board of directors had npt voted to authorize union president Jim Sovich to call a strike 4 Sovich said hs wpictid t Love From Page 1 each other He even saved and laminated valentines Helen sent him in 1942 and 1944 Im kind of a said Jack I save a lot of Helen forgot about the valentine until last week when the couple attended a celebration at Sts Peter and Paul Church for couples who have been married more than 50 years It was just a lovely thought I didnt even know where they said Helen I couldnt get over it It was so Jack is not the only one in the family that keeps treasured mementos I still have my wedding said Helen Its in my hope Helen said through the years she and her husband have had their arguments but they always worked things out Hell never go to bed without kissing me good said Helen He kisses me every morning Jack said he thinks the secret to a long and happy marriage for any couple is to really know the each other and always talk People assume too much said Jack We sit down and thrash everything Helen said the secret is to be happy and stay happy with each other The Thompsons said they are proud to have weathered 55 years of marriage and are looking forward to the future We renewed our vows many many said John We hope well be together many more As for celebrating this year Helen said we havent talked about Valentines Day For their anniversary the couple said they wil probably go out to dinner like they do every year Wary From Page 1 vulnerable when they become incapacitated If people plan on the future possibilities then they can prevent t lovedoneWffom being exposecl to Morgan vsaid I would pick who will take care of me if something happens to me Take care of problems before they Guardianships which allows a person to take care of the finances and property of another person or relative can be expensive Morgan said guardianships can cost as much as Morgan families should consider drawing up wills which cost to Lt Dennis Koepp investigator of the Comal County Sheriffs Department said family members need to keep a watchful eye on the people who will be caring for a parent relative or grandparent The children and the grandchildren need to get personally involved with the Koepp said They need to make sure and understand what this person is doing and what kind of work they are supposed to be doing If the person is supposed to be paying or collecting the bills for the incapacitated person they could run into problems if they children dont keep an eye on what the person is doing The bottom line is be careful if you have someone handling your personal affairs Make sure you know who the person is and that you know a lot about Obituaries Lee Norris Miller Jr Lee Norris Miller bom Nov 2 1947 entered into everlasting life and peace Feb II 1997 He is survived by his wife of 27 years Mary Miller New Braunfels Texas son Donnie Miller of New Braunfels daughter and soninlaw Marci and Roger Davis Jr of Lewisville Texas brother Gary Miller and wife Daca of Seguin Texas brother Billy Miller and wife Betty of LaVernia Texas sisterinlaw Karen Sollock and husband Jeff of Dunlay Texas nieces Heather Miller Shanda Miller Lisa Miller and Dana Sollock nephews Bill Miller and Avery Sollock extended family John and Annie Henry of Lakehills Texas Michael and Donna Henry of Lakehills Texas Alisha Holt of New Braunfels Benny Susan and Jessie Barber of New Braunfels Roger and Amalia Davis of San Antonio and many caring friends A memorial service will be held at 1 Saturday Feb 15 1997 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels Texas Light after darkness Gain after loss Strength after weakness Crown after cross Sweet after bitter Song after fears Home after wandering Praise after tears Sheaves after sowing Sun after rain Light after mystery Peace after pain Joy after sorrow Calm after blast Rest after weariness Sweet rest at last Till we meet again Your Loving Family In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of your choice Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Adolfo G Paredez Jr Adolfo G Paredez age 61 of New Braunfels died Thursday Feb 13 1997 at the Colonial Manor Care Center He was bom March 5 1935 in Comal County to Adolfo Paredez Sr and Paulina Guerrero Pftredez He married Raquel De Los Santos on Feb 14 1987 Before his illness he was employed as a groundskeeper with Northcliff Country Club Survivors are wife Raquel Paredez son and daughterinlaw Adolfo G Paredez HI and his wife Gabriela of Cibolo Stepson Adolfo Hernandez and his wife Judy of New Braunfels stepdaughter Elma D Hernandez and her fiance Alex of New Braunfels brothers and sistersinlaw Vicente and Dolores Paredez Lupe and Elisa Paredez Inocencio and Paula Paredez Frank and Stella Paredez sisters and brothersinlaw Lucia and Humberto De Los Santos Rosa and Chris Vela Gloria Paredez and Sofia Perez one grandchild and two stepgrandchildren Funeral services are 11 Friday at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with a graveside service to be held at at the Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park with Rev Francisco Munoz officiating Pallbearers are Joe Espinoza Ricky Rosales Alex Aleman Juan De Los Santos Julian Hernandez and Alex Martinez A prayer service was held Thursday Landmark panel tables tax relief plan By ABE LEVY Staff Writer The citys Historic Landmark Commission tabled a proposal to provide tax relief to property owners who make improvements on buildings with historical designations at its regular meeting Thursday Commission members said they wanted more information from City Planning Director Harry Bennett on the proposal including examples of how a person would take advantage of the plan Bennett said at the next regular meeting set for March 13 he will provide members with scenarios of the proposal one in which an owner makes small improvements to a property and one in which high dollar improvements are made If the commission approves the plan it will be presented to the city council for consideration in early April for three readings If the council approves the measure in three readings people would be able to benefit from the plan as early as midMay or any time after the ordinance takes effect The plan would allow owners to subtract the value of the improvements from next years appraised value as long as the result is not below the current value The discount would be offered for five years and renewable for a maximum of 10 years and the improvements would have to be at least 10 percent of the current property value City officials and commission members said they believe the plan would encourage property owners to apply for historical designations and then make improvements that would help the aesthetics in the community sponsored by KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Council JLandaStceeL TONITEH FEB 14 ZdJpm Lock in Dance Admission Grades 58 only Cross Country The Angels Are To the one always takes time And makes sure everyone is fine Jj To the one who always cares And makes sure everything is fair To the one who goes the extra mile And does it with a smile To the one whos always fun And always warm like the sun To the one who has given us two great girls And are as beautiful as brandnew pearls To the one who puts up with me I know how wonderful life can be So If I dont seem to listen sometimes I want you to know youre still oh my mind To the one who has taught me to touch really know why I love you so Wont you be Our Valentine OldMt Dwm IUB Friday Night Feb 14 Derajlers Saturday Feb 15 Leon Russell Sunday Feb 16 Banks BaMd Coining Feb 22 Gmy P Nunn Adtonct Ttcktt Information Joe Ely March 8 Ray Price March 22 For Information Call 6061281 2reat your favorite Valentine to a for two at Motfy Joes It starts with a succulent Lobster and Chicken Jajitas pico degatto guacamofa and fresh flour tortittas Served with a Champagne spftt and deCicious Cheese Without Champagne Vegas jorihor WMM Vacation sffiTiw evening at the Zoeller Chapel Lucy H Dodson Lucy H Dodson of New Braunfels died Thursday Feb 13 at McKerma Memorial Hospital at the age of 92 She is survived by her husband Lee T Dodson of New Braunfels a daughterinlaw four grandchildren and one greatgrandchild Memorial services will be Sunday Feb 16 at St Josephs Anglican Church with crypt side service at 1 Monday Feb 17 at Memorial Oaks Cemetery in Houston In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St Josephs Anglican Church Jgdk SFUNI fer FUNERAL HOME Lotto TOMS 17 18 Est million jackpot I A T C D U lilll ItHY XVII Tejano jjj Awards Saturday March 1 1997 Alamodome CALL Now FOR TICKETS 210 2249600 310 222SM2 IVlM Didcovw Card Matter card I Well go the oceans depths for you at MI 3Wu We do a lot of fishing to get the best in tasty seafoods Creoles paellas and pastas all served with fresh seasonal vwjataHes variety of delicious salads fresh breads and scrumptious desserts Only per person children under 12 ert price FRIDAY NIGHT SEAFOOD BUFFET 1031IH 35 CAST NEW BRAUNFCLS TX 02S6017 T VALENTINES DAY SPECIALS BEEF STEAK KEW 8 01 of lender marinated iteak cubed and faulted to order Served with toup egg roll rice and lea 10 lobiler ail lightly battered and deepfried then riir fried with Served wilh Mup egg roll rice and lea Lobtler thrinip and lauleed in lavory red wine tauce Served will two each egg rice and leai CHINA KITCHEN