New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 5, 1997, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

October 05, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 5, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2AaHerakTZeijungoSun^^ Hepatitis From Page 1A fever, dark urine, light-colored bowel movements and fatigue. Schlather said in addition to notifying parents, school administrators are encouraging good hygiene habits. She said though it is not required with only one case, the school also asked parents not to send homemade snacks or treats. According to Comal County health department, good hygiene and health practices, such as the following, are the best defense in the . spread of hepatitis: -j • Wash hands with soap and water after using the restroom. • Do not share food or drinks. • Do not put items or hands in I* mouth. Cases were reported in two local school districts in the past two years. Lot size Obituaries LL Cot Lloyd E. Angel! Lt. Col. Lloyd E. Angel], (U.S. Air Force Ret’d) age 68, of New Braunfels, died Thursday, Oct. 2, 1997. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. Saturday until 9 p.m. Monday. Private graveside services will be held at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Tracks Home with Rev. Larry Lewis officiating. The family will be present at the funeral home on Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. to receive close friends and relatives. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. 7&!k / SFUN 'ar FUNERAL HOME Kendall U Noah Kendall L. Noah, age 63, of New Braunfels, died Friday Oct. 3, 1997, at McKenna Memorial Hospital. Funeral services are Monday, Oct. 6, at IO a.m. at the Zoeiler Funeral 7&!h /L SFUN 'ar .tomtit FUNERAL HOME J. Wesley Spencer Sr. Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home, Canyon Lake, for J. Wesley Spencer Sr., who died at McKenna Memorial Hospital on Friday, Oct. 3, 1997, at the age of 94 years. From Page 1A with a different idea for the right-of-way. “For many years, I’ve been an advocate of an outer loop for New Braunfels,” Hasert said. The MKT right-of-way could work for the road, which could connect McKenna Memorial Hospital to Loop 337, he said. “It’s not set in stone; it’s just one man’s concept,’’ Hasert said. The subcommittee came up with a compromise recommendation. “We will recommend that the city acquire the right-of-way from Conrads Road through town to a point one and one-half miles southwest of Solms Road,” HaSCTT said. And the land’s use would be shared, he said, between a thoroughfare and a hike-and-bike greenbelt. “There’s adequate room for all to share in that,” Hasert said. Whether the thoroughfare and hike-and-bike trail turn out to ^e plans or pipe dreams could depend on Union Pacific, which owns the strip of land. ^ “The major concern is acquisition,” Shands said. He wrote a letter to UP in 1996 asking the railroad giant to donate the land to the city. Shands paraphrased Union. Pacific’s answer, “You don’t even have a prayer of having it donated, but we will look at selling it.”. The selling price, however, is still big unknown. “What are they going to appraise it at, that’s what they’ve been waiting to find out for several months,” Shands said. From Page 1A we will see a lot of growth in that area,” Scheel said, referring to the surface water pipeline the Guadalupe-Bianco River Authority wants to build from Canyon Lake to San Antonio. “I want to preserve the rural lifestyle.” Under TNRCC regulations, the mandated minimum size for a lot in a subdivision is a half acre. These rules apply to unincorporated areas of the county. “When a developer includes a water system in the subdivision, he can currently go down to half an acre,” Homseth said. “lf no water system is being proposed, and each owner of that lot is required to construct his own water well (and septic system) within that lot, then the most stringent rule applies. That ... if th* county wished to go along with mon stringent regulations than those required by th* TNRCC, it must get permission from that agency. boosts the minimum (lot) size to about three acres.” Hornseth said when a septic system and water well were put on the same lot, the county used a special test to determine if the lot met regulations. “In Comal County, we have what is called the ‘radius test’, a developer has to prove that a septic system and water well will fit in the limits of the proposed lots,” Homseth said. Scheel said lot sizes needed to be increased for environmental and public health reasons. Increasing lot sizes would reduce the density of people, he said, which would reduce the amount of septic systems placed above the porous ground of the Trinity Aquifer in western Comal County. He said this possibly would reduce the amount of effluent that went into the aquifer. Homseth said if the county wished to go along with more stringent regulations than those required by the TNRCC, it must get permission from that agency. Once the new regulations are drafted by Homseth, which could take 30 days or more, then the proposed rules would be presented to commissioners court. “They (commissioners) have to approve the new regulations,” Homseth said. “They then have to submit the regulations to the TNRCC staff for approval. Then there is public notification and hearings so that the public can discuss these regulations. Then the county would adopt a resolution to order the changes. We would then send the order to the actual (TNRCC) commission, who would either approve or disapprove the rules. At that time the rules would take effect ” Homseth said during the time he was drafting the proposed septic system rule changes, the county might conduct informal meetings to get input from the public on the changes. If the proposed one-acre lot size Youth From Page 1A only 27 students from the outstanding applications received, and we were delighted at the caliber of the obvious character and concern for their community of these young men and women ” Applications were received from 10th and 11 th graders who had “B” averages overall, agreed to the time commitment and demonstrated interest in acquiring leadership skills The selection process was developed in order to make the selections based solely on the application, and names of the students were not Violence revealed until grading was completed, according to Studdard. Chosen to participate in the program were: Jaime Aleman, NBHS; Justin Beardsley, CHS; Brooke Berkman, CHS; Alexis Blue, NBHS; Kelsey Brever. CHS, Ashley Brown. NBHS; Courtney Cleland, CHS; Curt Covington, CHS; Matt Fitsfco, NBHS; Andrew Gray, NBHS; Kalam Hargrove, CHS; Nit Hendrix, Nftyl$; Lauren Janzen.'NBHS, Tiffany Judkins, NBHS; Amanda Kalinowski, NBHS; Andy Lynch, NBHS, Jessica McCord, SVHS; Yesenia McNett, CHS; Elizabeth Ninneman, NBHS; Justin Rash, SVHS; Jim Rittimann, CHS; Angela Saad, NBHS; Julia Schmidt, CHS; Shannon Schmidt, CHS; Tommy Taylor, NBHS; Derek Wohhlfahrt, CHS and Laura Wong, NBHS. Studdard thanked the administrators of the two local school districts for their cooperation in developing this new program. Students will receive full credit while attending full-day sessions monthly through August. The full day sessions will include topics such as the justice system, tourism, arts and culture and city and county government, said Bonnie Tetrault, chamber vice president From Page 1A state documents That reflected a 5.1 percent increase over the 1995 total of 172,476. Domestic violence incidents involved 192,567 victims, up 4.1 percent from 1995 These same incidents involved 188,533 offenders, up 4 percent from 1995 New Braunfels police corporal Martin Mayer, a veteran of 18 years, said domestic violence cases often began when family members disagreed about an issue aiuJ could not resolve it in a reasonable manner Money, emotional differences between the male and the female psyche and infidelity were common disagreements that escalate into fullblown tights, said Mayer During an argument, one person might feel like he or she lias been hacked into a comer verbally and responds by striking out The Comal County Women's C enter provides temporary emergency shelter for victims of family violence, victims of sexual abuse and victims* children The center provides help with housing, employment, legal matters and counseling, says .Amy Thompson, children's program coordinator The maximum amount of people the Comal County Women’s Center can For crisis help or more information, call the Comal County Women's Center at 620* 7520, the crisis line at 620-4357 or Teen Connection at 629-6571. accommodate is 30 Currently, the center houses four families, which include 11 people Funding from the Texas Department of Human Services, the United Way and tither sources allows the shelter to provide for those in need. The center accepts household donations of all kinds since many victims of violence come to the shelter with only the clothes on their backs The Teen Connection in New Braunfels also provides a safe place for teens to go w hen domestic abuse is out of control in their homes. The center has a capacity to serve 13 occupants of each gender and stresses improving communication between such as recreational therapy and substance abuse counseling, according to Kyle Barrington. Teen C onnection executive director Those who want to help domestic violence victims do not have look very far —just down the street. “lf you hear fighting next door, call the police,” said Thompson. “Reach out to someone who may be battered” and let them know there is help available, she said For crisis help or more information, call the Comal County Women’s Center it 620-7520, the crisis line at 620-4357 or Teen Connection at 629-6571. 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