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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 20, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                FRIDAY NFL ref makes stop in New Braunfels See Page 1B 50 CENTS New Braunfels Herald OSfl M009 80WE8T MICROPUBLI8HIMO 2627 E YAMDEU DR 20 pages in three sections Friday June EL PASO TX 79903 Serving Comal County and surrounding areas for more man 145 years Home of Kyle Williams Vol 145 No 157 Inside Stam mii sen Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Kyle Williams Crystal Gre gory Holly Mathis 16 Elizabeth Brown 4 Padier Marian Hicks Cherie Saun ders Matthew Bock holt 14 years Caleb Clifton 8 years Lin da Collins Lynn Caddell Sue Behm Carol Staats Eva Gallegos Sat Jose Munoz Evelyn Simmons Maria Smith John Vogt Amy Noble Becky Resales and Alicia C Ybprra Happy anniversary wishes go to Donna and David Fuqua 10 years and Pam and Keith Koer lin 23 To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Pollen Count not available Pollen measured in parts per cubic meter of air Information provided by Dr Frank River Information Comal River 290 cfs down 4 from Thursday Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Well feet above sea level same as Thursday Canyon Dam discharge cfs 1 release will be decreased to 700 cfs this Canyon Lake inflow 855 cfs Canyon Lake level feet above sea level Above conservation New Braunfels Utilities NBU reports pumping million gal lons of surface water Thursday and gallons of well water were used P Summer kicks off in typical Texas style This weekend marks the beginning of summer and the weather today and Saturday will be typical summer days in Texas Tonights forecast calls for partly cloudy skies and a 20 percent chance of evening showers and thunderstorms The low will be in the mid 70s and a southeast wind will be blowing at 10 to 15mph Saturday will be a great day to head outdoors and wel come in the summer season Cloudy skies in the morning should turn partly cloudy in the afternoon and a 20 percent chance of showers will linger The high will be in the low 90s and a south wind near 15 mph will be blowing Juneteenth bash takes place Saturday Juneteenth celebrations get started Saturday with a barbe icue dinner sale from 11 to 3 at 536 Clearfield Circle Tickets are and may be purchased at Bayseas Cafe or the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Office A style show dance and the crowning of Miss Juneteenth will begin at 7 at Saenger halle The cost is For infor mation call 6066936 or 608 0772 Juneteenth commemorates the day news of the Emancipa tion Proclamation reached slaves in Texas Mr Smith goes to NB Congressman Lamar Smith hosts a town hall meeting at 11 Saturday at Comal County Senior Citizens Center 655 Landa St Change the world Two groups travel to New Braunfels to help area residents Students repair homes lend needed hand By CHRIS CREWS Staff Writer Saying they are following the example of a Jewish carpenter more than 120 collegeaged young adults are in New Braunfels this week They are offering carpenter ing and painting skills to assist local residents in refurbishing their homes The students are part of World Changers a volunteer group orga nized by the Southern Baptist Brotherhood Commission based in Memphis Tenn The volunteers paid each to travel here from all over the Unit ed States to assist residents in pro jects such as repairing roofs per forming electrical work replacing ceilings installing insulation and painting Kenneth King director of mis sions for San Marcos Baptist Acad emy said the program benefited the students and the community Our overwhelming objective is to teach young people the value of handson work as a way of helping other King said A new roof a new floor or new paint those things provide a handup for the After dents were divide3 and assigned to specific projects throughout New Braunfels and Seguin The volunteers had lunch brought to them at the work site by local church groups each day They were housed at the San Mar cos Baptist Academy during their stay Sunny Hammonds one of a Turn to World Changers Page 2A photo by Michael Darnall Angela White paints the of the Katy Street hcfne owned by Earl and Juanita Littlefjeld who are both blind New Braunfels is one of for World Changers visits to assist citizens with home repairs f Josh Puckett works on a roof He is one of more than 120 World Changers in New Braunfels and Seguin to render repairs Heavens angels Bikers share gospe5 Harleys By ABE LEVY Staff Writer Fortyyearold Herbie Shreve has the life The proud owner of a violetpearl 1996 Harley Road King Shreve takes his bike on crosscountry rides volunteering in major bike shows races and rallies Hes the president of the Christian Motor cyclists Association a inter national group of evangelistic bikers Turn to Bikers Page 2A Comal ISO new athletics director Gustafson comes from family of coaches By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer A San Antonio man who comes from a family of coaches will reign as new athletics director for Canyon High School Carl Gustafson Jr was approved unanimously by the Comal Independent School Dis trict board to fill the vacancy cre ated when Coach Larry Nowomy resigned in May Gustafson is the son of the late Marvin Gustafson who once served as athletics director for Northside ISO and had a stadium named after him The new CHS carl Gustafson Jr coach is also the nephew of for mer University of Texas baseball coach Cliff Gustafson Carl Gustafson Jr served as football special teams coordinator running game coordinator and assistant track coach at Clark High School in San Antonio last year Prior to that he coached in Round Rock and Seguin Hes got some tremendous attributes and he will bring a sense of pride to the said board pres ident Dan Krueger Were ecstatic to get CISD received more than 50 applications for the position which Krueger said speaks well of the A selection committee narrowed the applicants to six candidates for interviews Martin Allen past president of CHS athletic boost Turn to Gustafson Page 2A River flow will be ideal for tubing By CHRIS CREWS Staff Writer After a week of raging high water on the Guadalupe River the flow rate will be reduced this weekend to a level local river outfitters call ideal for recreational activities To reduce the lake level the discharge this past week from Canyon Dam has been around cubic feet per second the maximum rate the dam is capable of processing The U S Army Corps of Engineers the agency responsible for setting the release rates autho rized the discharge rate be reduced to cfs Thurs day afternoon and to approximately 700 cfs on Friday afternoon The discharge rate is expected to remain at approximately 700 cfs through the weekend Local outfitters said a flow rate between 700 to 800 cfs is best for tubing rafting and other river activities Gruene Bridge which was closed earlier this week will be open Jennifer Stoner of Jerrys Rentals said the river con ditions combined with warm weather should make for a busy weekend GBRA San Marcos ink pact that would draw water from Canyon By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer SEGUIN The GuadalupeBlanco River Authority board of directors finalized a water supply contract Wednesday with the city of San Marcos After almost a year of negotiations and an interlocal agreement the GBRA board approved the agreement to transport acrefeet of water a year from Canyon Lake to San Marcos Board director Pat Kirksey said the agreement is a good one for both GBRA and the city of San Marcos It is a true Kirksey said This speaks highly of San Marcos Hopefully it will start something that will benefit our Under the agreement GBRA will build and design the raw water intake and pipeline starting at Lake Dunlap The pump station at Lake Dun lap will pump 6 million gallons of water a day into the pipeline to San Marcos The water from Canyon Lake will be trans ported downstream along the Guadalupe River and then pumped from the river at Lake Dunlap The pipeline will have the capacity to be built at 9 million gallons per said Fred Blumberg GBRA deputy manager San Marcos is entering the agreement to gain an alternative source of water San Marcos cur rently gets its water from the Edwards Aquifer The city of San Marcos will design and con struct the initial phase of the water treatment plant and then hire a company to maintain and operate the plant Turn to Water Page 3A Judge reduces bond for Republic of Texas board member Thursday By ABE LEVY Staff Writer District Judge Bill Bender reduced the bond amount of an attempted capital murder charge from to at a hearing Thurs day for a Bulverde woman who is a member of the separatist group the Republic of Texas officials said Her aakles in shackles Carolyn Carney 54 sat by her attorney Glen Peterson who argued that his client would not skip future proceedings if a lower bond was set and paid She described herself as the secretary of the council for the Republic of Texas whose leader Richard McLaren staged an armed standoff in April with state police near Ft Davis The reduced bond would require only 10 percent or to be paid to satisfy the full bond Peterson said family members would be more able to pay that amount now She was taken into custody June 13 when state and local police were attempting to serve Turn to Bond Page 3A Buildings dedicated HeraldZeitung photo by Michael Darnall Comal County Judge Carter Casteel Commissioner Danny Scheel Alamo Area Council of Governments representative Georgia Zannaras rural recycling manager Billy Bob Weatherly and County Commissioner Moe Schwab cut the ribbon Thursday on the countys new recycling building on Texas 46 Officials also dedicated the new probation complex Thursday at 171 E Mill St tittfe AHStar photos Page 3B School registration information Page SA   

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