New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 11, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 11, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 11, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS FRIDAV May MMtapt 24 pages in 2 sections HERALDZEITUNG 155 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents Driver indicted for fatal rollover BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer A former New Braunfels resident faces an intoxicated manslaughter charge in con nection with a rollover acci dent in Comal County District Attorney Dib Waldrip said Harold was indicted by a grand jury Wednesday for allegedly causing the death of John Intoxicated manslaughter is a seconddegree felony punishable by two to 20 years in state prison and a fine of up to Thomas suffered head injuries in the 26 crash on East Common Police John Wommack said police believed who was driving the was Chilsons 1992 Ford Probe reportedly struck a curb on the north side of Common Street and flipped onto its top before going through a across Ridgecrest and into another The car was catapulted into the and cape jits Thomas died Chilson was pulled from the vehicle and flown to Univer sity Hospital in San Anto where he was treated for a broken Wommack said blood tests taken at University Hospi tal showed Chilson had a percent bloodalcohol level more than double the legal limit of Chilson reportedly moved to the Pennsylvania All tubed up JESSIE Where in Texas is Chuck George KPRCTV Houstons daybreak meteorologist George is at preparing for a live broadcast from the BoogieBahn and other rides this The Houston meteorologist has been traveling the state to broadcast live from various intriguing Texas Viewers voted on the final destina tion and George said Schlitterbahn was far and away the 1 After visit ing places such as the Bob Bullock History Ripleys Believe or Not and House of Wax and Sea in South George said he was most look ing forward to the Texas 46 backlog blamed on traffic light BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer The New Braunfels office of the Texas Department of Transportation fielded calls Thursday morning from slowmoving commuters on Texas Drivers on the state high way grew frustrated Canyon High School Principal Bob Wiegand left is reunited with college classmate and Canyon graduate Leroy Hardy MARTIN HeraldZeitung annoyed at the delay caused by a traffic light malfunction near Oak Run received 19 calls so said Michelle assistant area engineer at the New Braunfels We have this problem every time there is a foggy morn Early morning fog appar ently causes the traffic light to Kopp The light cycles through each of its signals regardless of whether a car is The office plans to send members of its signal crew to view the problems first hand for the next few Thursday morning was not the first time the office had dealt with the We have this problem every time theres a she Were not sure why its probably something with the camera and the But the contractor that installed the light has been Weve told him that we expect the company to See 4B Brockman resign seats McDONELL BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer The Improvement Corporation will have to replace two one of them its Karen McDonell and Rusty Brockman sent letters to the city this tendering their resig nations from the 4B named for its enabling legis Brockman resigned because he took a position with the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce as its director of eco nomic In an effort to prevent any question about a conflict of I feel it necessary to act on this request expedi Brockman It has been my pleasure to each of you much success as you continue in your service of the city and citizens of New who owns Treefrog Ed in New Braun said personal and pro fessional obligations led her to She plans to open a second store selling childrens educational toys in San Anto nios Alamo Heights in This opportunity just fell in our she We probably wouldnt itave cho sen to do it at this but it was an opportunity we could nt pass So thats going to keep us very busy over the McDonell also will kick off the entrepreneurial program aimed at disadvantaged mid dle school students as part of the Westside Community Center this The two along with caring for ailing par leave little time for any thing she Something had to she As much as I enjoyed the 4B to do it right takes a fair amount of And I didnt want to do it Its been fun and especially since the 4A tax was combined with But I just couldnt do it the way I wanted As president of the McDonell oversaw meetings in which the 4B board allo cated funds for city and com munity Most the board agreed to borrow million in certificates of obligation on behalf of the city for streets and drainage The 4B board agreed to pay up to mil lion annually to pay off the certificates of Its a great group of peo McDonell And I wish them the I hope they get some good people to replace Rusty Brockman and Its a great and it does a great service to the The city willstait accept ing applications for the two vacancies on the 4B board Applications will be accepted for thfe next 30 The council can choose replacements as early as its June 11 City Manager Mike Shands Council members have the choice to interview prospec tive board members for the 4B but previous coun cils have chosen not to Shands The two of them will clear ly be he They are very dedicated and very concerned about the commu They have served the board and the city Their expertise and experience on the board will be but it is a strong board and it remains a strong Vice President Bill Morton will represent the 4B Board at Mondays city council pre recommending expenditures for the 4B CL water BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County commis sioners proved Thursday that the countys new water availability subdivision rules are not a Commissioners voted to accept certification that the Canypn Lake Water Supply the countys sec pn4 largest water CHS outstanding grads reflect on lifes lessons BY MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writer Dictionaries define it as having an aptitude for making desirable discov eries by Kevin Eyres and Leroy Hardy are two individuals who can attest to the words These two Canyon High School grad uates discovered their own personal setting off a chain reac tion of experiences that resulted in worlds far removed from New Braun neither could forget lifes lessons learned at Both men returned home as two of Comal Independent School Districts 2001 Outstanding They received the honor Thursday at a special For his serendipitous moment came during a track race his sopho more He managed to briefly over take a In his Eyres gave up the lead and the senior managed to win the Eyres David gave him some advice that instilled the nec essary confidence to last throughout his He told me to take two words and reverse Eyres See plans tied to GBRA permit has water to support development in its service Under the countys new subdivision opers must show that water eiqsta to serve new jects that require In areas served by utilities such as CLWSq or New Braunfels the utility must show it has capacity to meet its needs for 30 That certification must be updated every three years by utilities serving more than NBU sub mitted its report two months Certificatiorv for CLWSC came Thursday after an hour an4 a half of Mentioned in the discus sion was the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Com mission decision Wednesday to delay action on a permit amendment application by the GuadalupefJlanco River If that permit could provide an additional feet per year of water to The delay and the implica tions for Canyon Lake dents if the GBRA does not get the permit were of con cern to county commission Another concern was recog nition of the importance of the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation What became clear Thurs day was that CLWSC and county officials have reached a level of understanding that INSIDE j Key Code 76 ;