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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 15, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 8A HBRALDZBITUNG Thursday June Comedy of Errors AMANDA Repercussion Productions performed Comedy of Errors for about 350 people Tuesday night at the newly renovated Brauntex Theatre Approved well rules Intended to PROM STAFF REPORTS BULVERDE After six months of gathering data and conducting public hearings the Southeast Trinity Oroundwater Conservation District adopted 10 rules Wednesday night that will bring Comal County one step closer to protecting the fragile Trinity Aquifer The rules pertaining to well permitting construction registration and spacing were unanimously approved at the boards regular meeting at Bulverde City Hall Suite 236 US 281 and FarmtoMarket Road 1863 The new rules can be read in their entirety on the STOCD website at easttrinity Among the new regulations passed was mandatory regis tration with the STGCD for all wells drilled equipped or pcAed livestock 6t completed that are only capt yards and septic ble of producing gal absorption flip Ions or less of groundwatw STGCD board mem per day or gallons or less per minute In order to minimize the drawdown of the wafer table and to minimize the chance of a well becoming polluted the district also adopted well spacing standards for con structing new wells Standards approved for new wells included the date that all water wells intended for domestic indus trial public supply and irriga tion use must be placed on a various experts who are tract of land 150 feet away particularly experi from property lines and pubenced in working with lie roadways the aquifer in our coun Also wells must be located board member Jill a minimum horizontal dis tance of ISO feet away from any concentrated source of poultry than the restrictions the system currently has in place board members said aquifer Residents with questions about the rules can contact STGCD at 210 8462032 bers said the rules were designed to help ensure all residents would have a safe and reliable source of water in the future We have studied hard discussed things extensively tried to learn from the neigh boring counties who have groundwater con servation districts in place and consulted GIFT IDEAS Sondeen said The new rules for the critical water area are pollution like existing or pro designed to be stricter TRI AUFrom 1A planned to present the case again to a grand jury On Tuesday exwife Laura Coop er testified that her exhusband whom she divorced in January entered her home about midnight Jan 31 without her consent and was armed with a 9mm handgun Laura Cooper said her exhus band threatened to kill her her father and their daughter before forcing her and their daughter to travel with him from Comal Coun ty to Waco On the witness stand Wednesday Johnnie Cooper testified that he and his exwife were separated in November 1999 but he continued to have a friendly relationship with her and their daughter until January 2000 He said Laura gave him a key to her house and used it to enter her home because he wanted to talk to her about their relationship He said he took the 9mm hand gun to defend himself in case he had a a confrontation with his ex wifes father who lived nearby Cooper also admitted he cut Lauras phone line because he didnt want her to call her father I told her I wanted to spend time with them and I was going to kill he said Cooper said he never threatened to kill Laura his daughter or Lauras father When defense attorney Emil Butch Holiner asked Cooper whether he loved his daughter he said With all my He said Laura willingly traveled with him to Dallas as long as he agreed to bring her back by the fol lowing Wednesday and did not take the gun Cooper said he put the gun in his coat pocket but did not tell Laura he had it During her time on the stand Tuesday Laura said Johnnie Coop er would not let her call the police from his relatives house and would not allow her to leave With his client on the stand defense attorney Holiner tried to prove Laura had opportunities to escape Cooper testified they stopped several times during the trip includ 1A of the country is experiencing Nationwide the unemployment rate is at a 20year low and the predictions are that for employ ers things arent going to get much better for the next 20 years or Hudson says What Sonic tries to do is focus on getting new young employees and then keeping them The age group from 16 to 24 represents the bulk of our employees and we want them to know that Sonic isnt like other fast food places We try to make people feel good about them selves when they work with us so theyll want to stay Our tagline is Work at Sonic its a blast Harold Pope has owned and operated the Sonic franchise on Seguin Avenue in New Braunfels for 28 years We feel like were different from the other fast food he said We have a kind of system and we feel like were a fun place to In the summer he needs more people than in the winter but not that many more About 45 folks work at Popes Sonic Ten of them are fulltime employ ees We never have all the help we need We dont really advertise except for the sign we have here or by he said Pope said this year was not much different from any other in terms of finding help This city has always had a low unemployment said Tern Adams Schlitterbahn general manager said shed have had a lot of sleepless nights this past winter had she realized then just before she had to hire some workers that less than 900 were available But many employees like John Henry Boatright come back year after year just like Adams did when started her career there 22 years ago selling Tshirts The bulk of our hiring is in the spring but we hire through the Adams said If you enjoy what you do and treat people well Schlitterbahns a fun place to be and this is a great fun place to PREPARE TODAY FOR THE UNCERTAINTY OF TOMORROW Fire Lightning Tornadoes Preparing for the worst can be uncomfortable But 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