Friday, March 28, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 28, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY Oraune pitches Unicorns past Madison See Page 1B 50 CENTS NewBraunfels HeraldZeit IM i Ililj1 I I Hi I I T8 pages In two sections Friday March Serving Comal County an0 surrounding areas for more than 146 yearn Homo ol Mary Mall Vol 145 No 97 Inside Sliimmtisni Birthday from The New ttrauttfeh Herald Zeliung extends birthday wishes to Nancy Blngluun Tina Unite nutn Eulalbi Rodriguez Nancy Schluter Clalk DamarodiM Sat Judy Setfcrt Knife Badcr 18 years old Satur Mary Hall Draw Heather Woody I I yars Paula Max Royce Hart Doris Waterman Steven Muecke Roxl Vanntory Barbara Aiwrtln Sal Donald W Talley Satur Amy Marlar Linda Caddell Joy Caddell EMe Scheel 98 Mary Jemchkc Megan Gonzaley 6 Valerie 15 yean Lucille Marie Long Steve Muecke Happy anniversary wishes go to Judy and David 5 Claudia and Ralph Wteflepape 5 Julie and Jack Cook To have a birthday or annlver sary listed here call 6259144 Pollen Count MoW 486 Hachberry flMNMurnd Jn euMg mtiHM iii Intention pfovjcM by pr Wvtr Information Comal River unavailable Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Wall feet above sea level up 02 Canyon Dam dteeharije 690 cfs Canyon Lake Inflow unavailable Canyon Lake level feel above sea level Above conservation Fundraising for nonprofit groups Need fundraiser for your nonprofit organization Get your group together to provide and sell food at VolunteerFest 97 on April 12 Call Karen at 6207520 or 6253887 to participate Visitor Contor voluntoors nooood The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce needs volunteers for the new Highway Visitor Center planned to open In midMay The Chamber cur rently has a great volunteer core but new volunteers are needed to staff the new center Anyone interested can call Lyndl Moon at the Chamber Office 6252385 Scouts available for odd jobs Boy Scouts will clean out your garage room closet to earn funds to attend summer camp They will haul off unwant ed Items Call 6293811 CISD on spring broak noxtwook The Comal Independent School District will be on epr Ing break from Monday to April 4 Schools and the central admin istrative offices will be closed They will reopen at their normal times April 7Personnel will be available at the CISD central office from 9 am to ngon week days for Board of Trustee elec tion matters Arbor Day oolobratlon atUmdaPark An Arbor Day celebration will be at 2 April 1 near the playground in Landa Park at the corner of Fredericksburg Road and Playground Drive It is sponsored by the New Braunfele Garden Club Advisory Board The public Is Invited to attend legacy of spring break must be taken to grieve ByDfNttfDZIOK Staff Writer Ji Friends of the late New High School students Adam an4 Komina Sanchez went to the lite ThuwJay where the two died Thty cried and remembered their and began to say their goodbyes Trollinger 17 and Sanchez 18 died Wednesday night when an Amtrak train hit Trollingers Camaro 01 it crowned the Union Pacific road tracks at FM 1102 and Road Deniie Mate 18 of Volte De Bravo which is just outside of Mexi co City also died in the accident Local child psychiotrigt Dr Caroline Batenburg said the difficulty of death at any flge depends on how close an individual was to me said what makes it difficult in instances such as this is surprise think no matter how a person dies its Butenburg said I more difficult if its uncx L tlwir He said parents need to talk and liHen to their children ami hot hurry them through the grieving process or try to minimize the pain they feel Crying is just perfectly OK In a umion like McBrydc said Kids need to remember mat the pain theyre feeling is the expression of the love and caring they hod for these students Thats not something you wont to rush McBrydc said the death of a teen Turn to Qrtovt Page 3A SOLACE IN FAITH mm Mad to paw through railroad croMlna arm family gather to say ByDAVPDfKUNOeR Staff Writer Many turn to their faith to sqlape in the face of grief gested Bible verses to help cope with some aspects of grief are found In When Death Has Touched Your by John E Blergert published by the grim Press Hope In despair Psalm 13 Empathy In suffering Psalm God nurtures and provides Psalm 23 Hope and refuge Pealm 9ll4a Assurance of Gods pres ence1 Psalm promise John Source The Rev Fred Martin pastor off fat United Church A day after hey died in a tragic car bered during u candlelight ceremony Thursday night at the accident site on Pentads Lone in Comul Coun and family gathered at the railroad to remember Adam Trollingcr 17 Romina Sanchez IB Braunfelu and Denise HcrBUZQitunQ photo by MlcriHfil Darnall ico FrkKxta of Adam Trolllnfltr and Romlna Sancrni light oandtea The three died Wcdneuday night Thuraday tvaninQ during memorial atrvlco at tha alte of Turn to Qoodbya Page 3A WadriMdaya fatal wrack Romlna Sanchez Adam Trolllnuer I told the mother of of tho girls that thoro ara moms and dads all over this town praying for you Thoyvo novor mot you and probably novor will but thoyro still praying for you because theres no pain ilko a moms Pastor Ray Still dakwood Baptist Church Investigation of deadly collision continues By ABE LEVY Writer Officiiils from the Railroad Com mission of Texas suicl they are con ducting un investigation of the vehicle train collision that cluimud the lives of three teenagers in eastern Comal County on Wednesday Tlie victims Adam Lynn Trollinger 17 of New jBniunfels llomina Sunchex 18 of New BruunfclK and DcniHe Mata 18 of Valle Do Bravo near Mexico City were riding in a red Chevrolet Camaro Bob Kaufman the commissions director of public information said the commission was reviewing safety pro cedures of the Amtrak train as it trav eled south on Iucillc Rail road tracks near Conrads Road Kaufman said commission inspector George Rasco investigated the site of he accident Thursday but declined to say when Rasco would complete the investigation Kaufman said the inspector was checking whether the irain had fol lowed the standard procedures slate and federal laws require Turn to Investigation Page 2A BOOKS ON COPING WITH GRIEF AND DEPRESSION 6082160 has books on coping with griefand depression Library employees find more few of the cata logued volumes are B Living with Death and Elizabeth KOblerRoee a Living through Harriet Sarnoff Schlff a Recovering from the Loss of a Katherlne Fair Don nelly DON a The Worst Lose How Farn jliee Barbara D Rosof ROS B Toonagore Faco to Face with Karen Qravello Grief Recovery Hand John W James B How Do Wo Tell the Chil dren A Paront0 Guide to Help ing Children Understand and Cope Whon Someone Dan Schaolor and Christine Lyona SCH B How to Cope with Depres Raymond J DoPaulo DEP B You Aro Not Julia Thome a Delgado receives life in prison for robbery conviction By ABE LEVY Staff Writer After deliberating for only slightly more than one hour u Cotnnl County jury convicted Robert Dclgailo 42 of on Thuruday of robbing u downtown credit store with a HI luind gun three months ago Immediately after the conviction lie 12ineinbcr jury was released and after iibout a fiveminute punishment hearing visiting District Judge Chuck Miller of Aiwtin Pelgstdo to life in prison for the firstdegree felony District Attorney Dib Waldrip said he was pleased with Ihe outcome and that the minimum time in prison pdo must serve would be 30 years before being eligible for parole jurys sentence that they handed down was he said He is u master of disguises and 1 think the jury llgured that defense attorney Vicki Ungharn said she was disap pointed by Ihe verdict and plans to dis cuss Delgados options to appeal with him 1 said on Monday I thought we luwl picked it good she said I think they worked hard Olcourse Im dis appointed I think there were some dis crepancies but I think we ilii nil we were supposed Most of the jurors disclosed lew comments about their decision to the media saying only thai Ihe articles of clothing fouiul at Ihe house of the defendants girlfriend and other evi dence were key liicturs in determin ing guilt Police testified during the trial that lliey found a MB hamlgun black sweat shirt black back support ami bluck mask at the girlfriends house the day of ihe robbery Those items witnesses said were worn by the robber who stole more than from the credit service store Waldrip had Dclgailo try on Ihe clothing and wield ihe gun in the man ner that witnesses described the robber acted while saying me your Witnesses at the credit store suiil they Delgados voice lur ingthe robbery urn Haiti he thieatencil them will Ihe gun ami with to lie cftat lliitl he was planning to kill them It was pretty said one jnroi wlio wished ID remain aiunyinHii Any tjueslions in the room we were able to linens We very hard to lake Ilie devils advoeale position to be Ihe black hki mask became u key topic of discussion lor lawyers luring Ihe trial The prosecution offeied leMiinony that Ihe mask the lobber an over all appearance ol black its he entered the credit sei vice office I he defense countered thai it had two gray stripes that witnesses never mentioned in their testimony Turn to Delgado 2A Kudos from the Community Council of South Central TexasHead Start program See page 44