New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, July 18, 1997, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

July 18, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 18, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A g HeraldZgitung p Friday July Geronimo HeraldZeitung photo by Michael Darnall No Its not Indiana Jones Its Trey Brezina swinging himself Into the water at he Springfed Pool Tuesday afternoon when the heat Index soared Into the 100s Oocf attack toward Gulf shore By JANET McCONNAUQHBY Associated Press Writer NEW ORLEANS AP An erratic hurricane bom in the marshes of south Louisiana early today churned slowly toward the Gulf Coast threatening to bring high winds and heavy downpours to Mississippi and Alabama Hurricane Danny traveling northeast at about 6 mph sloshed through the sparsely populated Louisiana marshlands and moved back into the Gulf of Mexico early this morning Maximum sustained winds were clocked at 75 mph with higher gusts No injuries and no major property damage were reported early this morning Around CDT Danny was near the resort island of Grand Isle and headed toward Mississippi Danny could make landfall again anywhere from Gulfbort to the Florida Panhandle forecasters said Our track takes it somewhere between Gulfport and Mobile in 22 hours but that could change said Martin Nelson a meteorologist at the National Hurricane Center in Miami A hurricane warning was posted from Morgan City to Destin Fla Forecasters said Danny could bring 10 to 20 inches of rain to the Gulf Coast Reconnaissance flights recorded winds of up to 92 mph to the northeast of Dannys center Storm surges of 4 to 5 feet above normal tides were forecast and the weather service also warned of isolated tornadoes along Dannys path Louisiana Gov Mike Foster declared a state of emergency in Grand Isle and lower Lafourche Parish About residents of Grand Isle were ordered to evacuate as were residents of a halfdozen communities in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes After forming Wednesday morning in the north central Gulf and then stalling Wednesday night Danny built into a tropical storm Thursday morning Lamesa Wichita Falls up for new prisons HOUSTON AP A Texas prison board committee today recommended Lamesa and Wichita Falls as sites for new 660cel high security prison units The units modeled after a high security prison that just opened near Huntsville are adjacent to Water From Page 1 NBUs payment to GBRA will increase dramatically when the rate increase takes effect DiFonzo said We will pay them more per she said NBU currently pays GBRA School existing prisons in the two communities Amarillo was recommended as an alternate site The prison board will formally entertain the recommendation at a meeting Friday in Houston The sites at Lamesa and Wichita Falls were selected based on primarily cost considerations specifically site preparation and other expenses such as utilities In some cases cities vying for the new units had offered incentives such as utility reductions to lure the prisons which contribute a secure job base Prison officials are concerned however at the sometwoyear construction schedule and hope to accelerate that in light of recent estimates that suggest Texas prisons will soon be at capacity despite a billionplus program in recent years to alleviate prison crowding a year for acre feet of water per year The rate increase would increase that to per year DiFonzo said A rate increase for NBU customers should not be expected for some time DiFonzo said The board is not anticipating a rate increase this DiFonzo said We will bring information to the board in the fall and be looking at costs in all three electrical water and sewer We will do an analysis of all systems this year and not look at a rate increase before late Blumberg said there is the possibility GBRA may have to raise rates again at the turn of the century We have proposed to the board that we may have to go to per acre foot per year by the year Blumberg said We anticipate costs will continue to Blumberg said the board had not taken any action on that request as of yet From Page 1 will be livable but it wont be Mountain Valley renovations are under way in the library and classrooms and work is being done on the cooling heating and electrical systems Rahe Primary is getting a new coat of paint and many electrical and mechanical upgrades Linnartz said At Smithson Vailey Middle School the classroom addition will be complete by Aug 1 said Linnartz but the cafeteria work will be nip and The contractor says he will be done by the start of but to us Police Beat New Braunfels Police investigated a report of an assault in the 300 block of Castlewood Drive on Tuesday A 21yearold female was allegedly assaulted by a 15 yearold male The report states the male allegedly grabbed the woman by the head with both hands and pushed her head into a brick wall New Braunfels Police investigated a report of a 41year old male with his pants unzipped and exposing himself in the 100 block of Texas 46 South on Tuesday Police arrested a man at the scene and charged him with exposure and public intoxication New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary of a motor vehicle in the 500 block of Ventura Drive on Tuesday A New that seems a like a said Linnartz Linnartz said even if the projects were not completely done by the start of school they would be complete enough to allow classes to begin in the school without major interruptions The other CISD project is the construction of Spring Branch Middle School The school was scheduled to open in January and is currently three weeks behind Linnartz said even though that left several months for completion the district would watch the project closely to make sure it was ready for classes after the Christmas break The New Braunfels Independent School District also has several construction projects in progress NBISD Assistant Superintendent of Finance Lonnie Curtis said construction was in the later stages at the new Memorial Intermediate School He said it would be completed in November but students would not move into it right away New Braunfels Middle School is being remodeled and will not be complete until next summer said Curtis While work is being done on one portion of the school students will attend classes in another part Curtis said that would make the project take longer but at least students would not have to be moved to another campus What were doing is theres other parts of the building we will rotate the kids said Curtis They wont be in the same area as the Curtis said site work has begun for a new library at New Braunfels High School He said the new building would be complete early next summer but until then classes should not be interrupted since the library would be be in a separate building from the classrooms After the library is complete the old library will be converted to science labs Curtis added that in the next couple of months the board would begin accepting additional bids for the construction of a new field house for girls athletics and sports other than football Braunfels man reported the theft of a cellular phone valued at from his Corvette convertible New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief in the 1200 block of Huisache Avenue on Wednesday A San Marcos man reported he entered a business and returned approximately two hours later to find both doors of his pickup truck kicked in Damage was estimated at New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief in the 700 block of Howard Street on Wednesday The resident reported a brick had been thrown through a side window of his vehicle Damage was estimated at New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary of a motor vehicle in the 600 block of South Mesquite Avenue on Wednesday A 34yearold New Braunfels man said someone entered his vehicle and stole his wallet The wallet and its contents were estimated to have a value of 155 New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary of a motor vehicle in the 100 block of Mulberry Avenue on Wednesday A Houston man reported his right front window had been broken out and estimated that approximately worth of property had been taken 160 Hwy 46 New 8033 Chicken IA ftjei PRICE teal TOl WW Alluiowt f II fflen In Black George Of The Jungle show Thuri My Best rriends Dolly Wedding Dolly Dally Show Thurs All Seats Fly Away Home PG Nothing To Lose Dally A Simple Wish An elderly man walking along a street at Canyon Lake was attacked by two large dogs this motning sending him to the hospital According to Comal County Sheriffs Office dispatch a 911 call was received about this morning from a woman who wjtnessed a man getting mauled by two Rottweilers on Wild Oak Drive at Canyon Lake The gentleman was apparently just walking down the the dispatcher said EMS officials said the man was about 79 or 80 years old He was taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital for treatment No other details were available at press time Obituary Lola J Schumann age 91 of New Braunfets died Thursday July 17 1997 at Eden Home in New Braunfels The ftineral service will be Saturday July 19 1997 at 3 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with Rev Daryl Higgins and Rev Robert H McPherson officiating She will be buried in Comal Cemetery Memorials may be given to Eden Home HospiceNew Braunfels or the charity of ones choice Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home ecently Moved Getting Married New Baby us a call ELCOME AGON Sunday July 14 WIMBERLY VOLUNTEER FIRE ANTS Advance Ticket Information MeClintin July For information call 6295077 OLLBRECHTS PHARMACY i Elizabeth Arden Cosmetics 1 6253211 339 Main Plaza 66Were expanding our services to serve you better Laurel Ridge Day Treatment Center of New Braunfels is now offering day treatment and outpatient services as Laurel Ridge Behavioral Health Center Garden Park 876loop 337 Bldg D Marital Problems Behavior Problems Anxiety Disorders Relationship Issues Grief Loss Depression Attention Deficit Disorder Learning Difficuties Alcohol or Drug Abuse TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Spiked the punch 6 Jets or 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