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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 24, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                I g Thursday July Senior center cancels vet van service Obituaries By CKrtIS CREWS Writer In an attempt to bridle mounting losses incurred by its transportation service the Senior Citizens Center will raise prices for local trips and eliminate one service entirely Effective Aug 1 the center will charge for each oneway trip for such essential services as medical appointments and grocery shopping and for nonessential trips such as social events A charge of 50 cents per mile will be in effect for trips t farther than 10 miles The current price is per trip plus the 50cent permile charge for trips farther than 10 miles The center is eliminating a service which carried local veterans to military hospitals in San Antonio for per trip According to budget documents provided by the senior center the transportation service lost in 1996 and projected a loss in 1997 if current expense rates continued Senior Citizens Center Board President Marie Dawson said the transportation service was provided for seniors and citizens with disabilities She said she regretted that the service reduction and rate increases were necessary but budget considerations made them inevidable The transportation service is very Dawson said Well do whatever we have to to keep the program Local veteran activist Manuel Camareno said he was grateful to the senior center for providing the service as long as it did but the loss puts many veterans in a difficult position The veterans are back to square Camareno said The veterans will have to go back to the county commissioners and the county judge and once again discuss the Camareno said he and other veterans petitioned the court earlier this year for a vehicle to transport veterans to the San Antonio medical facilities a service he said was offered free of charge for veterans in Hays County County officials confirmed Camarenos claim that he was told that it was unconstitutional for the county to provide a service specifically for one segment of the population Camareno said the Alamo Area Council of Governments offers a van to San Antonio for veterans and senior citizens for per trip He said some veterans cannot afford the charge and the AACOG service would not transport Canyon Lake Veterans to the Veterans Administration hospital in Kerrville County Judge Carter Casteel said though she sympathized with the veterans they still had access to medical care through AACOG She said a countyowned van exclusively for veterans was probably not a viable option I guess the county could go into the transportation business if the taxpayers will pay for Casteel said Lake From Page 1 Debbie Drum of the Lakeview Lodge said she had a few cancellations within the last few weeks because of a column in a Houston newspaper that reported that all of Canyon Lakes recreational activities were affected by the floods We managed to fill the rooms of the people we Drum said We lost only six to seven night bookings in a two to three week Drum also lost business because of the Chronicle article she said Drum said there were still many activities for her guests to take advantage of at the lake and in the area The only negative thing is that people who wanted to tube the Guadalupe cant afford a raft she said So we send them to the Comal and they have been happy with the trip A lot of people come here to get away from it all and they can still swim and feed the Jerry Brite Canyon Lake reservoir manager said it would take more than a week before the lake got down to conservation pool level We got some projections It appears that as early as tonight we will be at 920 feet above sea level which will be I 1 feet above conservation pool 909 feet above sea Our projections are we will get down to elevation at 911 feet above sea level which will be the second or third of Brite said assessment teams from the Corps of Engineers were assessing the damage at all the parks He said the parks had received considerable debris damage and that Corps personnel had been cleaning up signs and table sites when they can get to them Some of the closed parks could be open within the next two months Brite said Gwen M Hurt Owen M Burt of New Braunfels died Tuesday July 22 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital She was born to Thomas Franklin and Linnie Woodall McCoy She was an avid gardener and left her mark in nature She came to New Braunfels in 1976 to manage the Prince Solms Inn and open Wolfgangs Keller then owned Mas Cafe After closing the cafe Gwen got her real estate agents license and through he years worked for Century 21 Mazy Properties and Lowmann Realty She is survived by her daughters Linda Ann Burt Reynoso of New Braunfels and Donna Dale Burt Crumpler of Houston grandchildren Natascha M Reynoso Munnings Sophia R Reynoso and Celso L Reynoso greatgranddaughter Asian E Munnings Funeral services are Friday July 25 at at the Zoeller Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Jim Behlig officiating Interment will follow in the Bracken Community Cemetery Mrs Burt will lie in state from noon Friday until service time at the funeral home Congratulations Gwen on doing it your way 3rd Qwnntton Administrator From Page 1 lersaid His goals were always defined He knew he wanted to be an administrator and worked at that goal everyday of his After Castro graduated from high school in Mentaca Castro attended West Point and graduated with a in civil engineering in I985 From there he served in the Army at Fort Hood and was stationed in Korea from 198990 with the Army Corps of Engineers were he supervised construction activities After his fiveyear career in the Castro attended graduate Police Beat New Braunfels Police New Braunfels Police investigated a report of burglary of a building Monday at Frazier Elementary 1441 E 81 Police one of the male suspects Tuesday after a blood trail led them to his residence There they found the VCR band equipment drums xylophone and a guitar Police believe the blood was from the suspect a 15yearold boy who had cut himself on pieces of glass from a window that he used as an entry to the school Police said they believed another adult suspect was involved and that police expected to make an Arrest soon New Braunfels Police investigated a report of a burglary of a vehicle Monday at the 700 block of Loop 337 Assorted tools were taken by a suspect who allegedly gained entry through a Dodge vans vent window that was found broken New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief Tuesday at the Porter Street parking lot at McKenna Memorial Hospital A New Braunfels man school at The University of Texas at Austin in 1991 to get his masters degree in community and regional planning 1 think first of all since J have been managing and supervising projects since I was 22 I have the supervision and leadership skills which will help Castro said Second all the jobs 1 have had have beeapublicserviee government is about providing services and functions to the Nancy Brewer who took over Castros former position at HCCDA worked as Castros assistant He has a lot of she said He has great organizational skills He is what I called a leader He wants to know what is going Castro said his first weeks at city hall would be a learning experience I am looking at the whole city operations and how the city provides he said Lotto Texas Est million jackpot 9 9 M LOTTERY FUNERAL HOME Raymond E Baird Raymond E Baird age 75 of Wake Village Texas died Friday July 18 1997 at his home Mr Baird was born May 7 1922 in Ark He was a retired employee of Red River Army Depot a member of Nash Church of Christ and Prime Time Bowling League and an Air Force veteran of World War II and the Korean War Survivors include his wife Bettie Blue Baird of Wake Village three sons and two daughtersinlaw Harold and Patti Baird and Scott and Shelly Baird of Texarkana and Joe Baird of Little Rock two daughters and Mary and Mike and Nancy and Steven McKin of New Braunfels five brothers Truman Baird of Kilgore Texas Hallie Baird and Floyd Baird of San Antonio Edgar Baird of Atlanta Texas and Bill Baird of Fort Collins three sisters Minnie Thompson of Dallas Alta Martin of returned to his Chevrolet pickup Monday night to find the rear and front windshield smashed by a rock An estimated of damage was done and police said they had no suspects New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief Monday at Landa Parks dance slab 110 Golf Course Road Police said a city parks employee reported the vandalism in which unknown persons bent the metal supports to three wooden benches causing an estimated of damage New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief Monday Police said a 20 yearold New Braunfels woman walked to her fourdoor Honda at Hackberry Street to find her car smothered with pieces of egg and tomato causing less than of damage New Braunfels Police investigated a report of criminal mischief Monday in which a New Braunfels man found his Chevrolet pickup with large scratches down both sides Police said the damage was about and they had no suspects New Braunfels Police investigated a burglary of a habitation in the 2800 block of Windgate Tuesday evening An unknown person gained entry through the front dtit after unscrewing the light buTb in the front porch The person proceeded to take a Nintendo game a diamond ring and a charm bracelet from the house owned by a New Braunfels woman There are no suspects at this time police said New Braunfels Police investigated a report of a burglary of a motor vehicle Tuesday on Aquatic Circle near the Olympic Pool in Landa Park An unknown person stole a Kenwood cassette player and compact disc changer out of a 1991 Chevrolet Cavalier owned by a Victoria man There are no suspects at this time police said Comal County Metro Narcotics Task Force Officials with the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force arrested a 27 yearold Bracken man Monday on charges of drug and illegal firearm possession said Lt David Ott of the Comal County Sheriffs Office The arrest also involved the Comal County Metro Narcotics Task Force Officers charged the man with possession of more than 4 ounces of marijuana possession of a controlled substance and felon in possession of a firearm all felony charges Officers seized two firearms a 22 caliber rifle and a Tech 9 mm semiautomatic rifle Ott said Dally Features All You Can EatN Choice Sirloin Cx Hiked YoiuWayincludes Our Great Soup Salad Bar What a Deal f All You Can Eat Home Cookin Great Northern Tender Beans Chunks of Country HamCombread Muffins with diced Onions j Chicken Strips Made from Special Blend of SpkesIncludes French Fries Country Gravy or Ranch Dressing for Dipping Rip Griffin Travel Center IH35 North at Conrads Road New Braunfels 830 6089352 Always Fresh Always Open Pain may be eliminated for millions drug that is exciting researchers in the treatment of pain has been formulated into a new prod uct known as Arthur and is being called a Medical Miracle by some in the treatment of debilitating conditions such as arthritis bursitis rheumatism painful muscle aches joint aches simple backache bruises and more Although the mechanism of action is unclear experiments in dicate that Arthur Itis relieves pain by first selectively attracting and then destroying the messengerchemi cal which carries pain sensations to the brain thus eliminating pain in the affected area Arthur Itis is available immediately w ithout a pre scription in an odorless greaseless nonstaining cream or new rollon liquid form Arthur is guaran teed to work or your money back Use only aa directed e Stellar Italia PnxfcKU Inc City Pharmacy 386 Landa St 6254711 Comal Pharmacy 544 Union Ave 625242 Troup Texas and Jane Eastman of New Braunfels nine grandchildren and three greatgfandchildren Services were Monday Texarkana Funeral Home Chapel with Adrian Maynard and Johnnie McOhee officiating Burial was in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens Memorials may be made to Hospice of Texarkana 803 Spruce Texarkana Texas or to Hospice of New Braunfels Texarkana Funeral Home Texarkana Veronica Strempel Veronica Virgie Strempel age 93 of Belleville Illinois died Tuesday July 22 19917 in Belleville Illinois She was a former resident of New Braunfels She was born November 16 1903 in LaVernia Texas to Adolph Kosub and Femia Ploch Kosub She is the widow of Ferdinand F Strempel who died Oct 28 1985 marrying him March 12 1952 She was a member of the Catholic faith She is survived by two granddaughters Sherrie A Alexander of Belleville Illinois and Diedre K Sarnecki of Reidsville two grandsons Richard Kramer of LaVernia Texas and Terrell Kramer of Kilgore Texas t3 greatgrandchildren plus numerous greatgreat grandchildren The funeral service will be held Saturday July 26 1997 at 10 at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church with Msgr Edward Bily officiating She will be buried at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park A rosary will be recited at 7 Friday July 25 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Marion E Peterson Marion E Peterson age 92 of New Braunfels died Tuesday July 22 1997 at McKenna Memorial Hospital Services will be held Friday July 25 1997 at 10 at St Johns Episcopal Church in New Braunfels Entombment will be Saturday July 26 1997 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Skokie Illinois Visitation will begin at 11 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home and continue until Friday Memorials may be given to St Johns Episcopal Church or the American Heart Association Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Elsie George Funeral arrangements are pending for Elsie George who passed away Thursday July 24 1997 at Eden Home at the age of 99 Jgejk SFUN er OtrwnHon FUNERAL HOME David S Spain Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels for David S Spain who died at Colonial Manor Care Center on Thursday July 24 1997 Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home Recently Moved Getting 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