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Kerrville Mountain Sun (Newspaper) - April 05, 1986, Kerrville, Texas 25 saturday Harvester of happenings in the heart o the saturday vol 106 no 55 to Box 1249 published every wednesday and saturday at Kerrville Texas 5 uses april 5 1986 candidates file contributions its expensive to run for office in Kerr the biannual political War is on but apparently the Kerr county Battle is being con ducted on a reasonably inexpensive basis the highest amount of expenditures reported by a local candidate is by candidate Edward d Higgins while opponent Robby Hurt reported the largest amount of Campaign contributions both Are candidates for Kerr county judge in the May 3 Republican party primary election Kerr county political candidates filed the first of three Campaign contribution and expenditure statements required by state Law thursday the contribution and expenditure sworn statements Are required to be filed 30 Days and seven Days prior to the election and 30 Days after the election candidates for local or countywide planning and zoning offices file the reports at the county clerks office while candidates for state offices file with the state Secretary of states of fice one local candidates Campaign treasurer filed the form with the state office but said thursday that he will file locally candidates who Are unopposed in the primary election Are not required to file the statements the county judges race has five candidates vying for the Republican nomination a sixth candidate is an Independent and will be on the november general ballot the county judges race traditionally leads the county in amount of Campaign spending candidates participating in a Runoff election tentatively scheduled for june 7 will follow the same procedure plan changes to halt tree ripoffs by Darron Spohn angry neighbors and a chagrined planning and zoning commission lamented the death of several dozen Trees thursday Dellie Voelkel agent for Yar Tex took the Brunt of the Wrath aimed at out town developers who bought land from Jack Applewhite and proceeded to rip out Trees the com Mission intended to serve As a Buffer Between Lime Creek sub division and apartments going up across the Creek at 1800 Junction Hwy 1 would like to see All those Trees that have been bulldozed that we were told in this room one Day of yeah were going to leave them there so we wont disturb the in just not real enthusiastic about cooperating too commissioner Larry Adams told Voelkel commissioner Owen Graham recalled the process by which the fiasco occurred Applewhite asked for several plats and zone changes last sum Mer Graham recommended granting Applewhite request with one change and open space recreational zone Between Lime Creek and whatever development May go on the property the City Council after hearing several different proposals from Applewhite sent the request Back to the planning commis Sion but dropped the or zone at the time the Council said it would be unfair to deny a Developer use of the land by Zon ing it recreational weve been outfoxed Graham said thursday i think Treyve done a disservice to the neighbors and themselves in the future were going to have to be a Little More careful in protecting our interests and rely less on Peoples Jerry Osborne who lives in Lime Creek subdivision said the Developer promised him the Trees would remain near Lime Creek i live behind this Monstross he said All these Trees Are gone or Yarbrough stood in the county courthouse and looked me in the Eye and said he was going to leave those Trees i just think the whole Bunch of us has gotten expletive denoting mayor Jack Brough said this situation is an example of Why the City needs stricter subdivision ordinances he has placed on the City Council Agenda for tuesdays meeting a recommendation to rewrite the ordinances our procedures Are such that developers could outbox the planning and zoning commis Sion the City and the neighbors id do anything i could to put those Trees Back Lynn Lemeilleur planning and zoning commission chair Man said Yarbrough could have stripped the Trees off the land even if Applewhite had not applied for the zone change that Doest make it Brough said what Treyve done to these people is Lemeilleur said the City needs to toughen the subdivision to prevent developers from ravaging the land a rewritten ordinance could give the planning continued on Page four the candidates Are reported in the order in which their names will be on the ballot the candidates names Are followed by the name of their Campaign treasurer in parentheses the amount of contributions then the amount of expenditures expenditures May exceed contributions As candidates have two More reporting dates and Are permitted to make contributions to their own campaigns All opposed candidates in the county Are republicans for county judge Edward d Higgins contributions of expenditures of Robert h Robby Hurt Mark t contributions expenditures Lewis f Lew Scherer Effie contributions expenditures Danny r Edwards Linda contributions expenditures Philip s Jacobs Haskell contributions expenditures Ardis Alexander is the in dependent candidate for county treasurer Celeste c Hogue mrs Mel Mcreynolds Dorothy Hilburn for county Surveyor Leec Voelkel Don Louis Domingues Charles b Bruce Motheral for commissioner of precinct two Bill Ray Marjorie e w dub Crowder Dennis r Buckner Sandra continued on Page four sheriffs deputies search for marijuana in a Large greenhouse located in Ingram Hills on thursday morning hundreds of pots line the Walls and water had been piped to the greenhouse from a Well serving a residence several Hundred feet away indicating extensive cultivation Volunteer marijuana plants from last years seed Are All that was found three in week Money and drugs in a trophy picture county sheriff Cliff Greeson left Kerr Ville detective Danny Cortez and Kerrville police chief Scotty Evans pose with in Cash a half ounce of heroin and assorted pills Scales and chemical testing equipment the items were seized from a residence on East Davis Street tuesday night drug busts show typical life style by Jim Rickhoff area Law enforcement officers served search warrants on three Kerr county residences this week making five arrests and seizing Over in Cash about a half ounce of heroin and a Quantity of marijuana the three separate drug raids were unrelated according to Ken county chief Deputy Bobby love it was merely coincidental that information leading to the three raids was developed at the same time the three raids Are typical of the Type of drug activity in the county though love said All of the raids involved Kerr Ville police detectives and Ken county sheriffs deputies the most dramatic raid was tuesday night at about 10 As officers crashed into a House at 232 East Davis St in Kerr Ville the address had been raided previously but evidence had always been disposed of before it could be seized in past raids officers noted a solid Oak front door with three deadbolts at the top Bottom and Side As Well As a regular lock they also noted a Small bathroom window on april fools Day tuesday night Broa shouldered Kerr Ville police detective Bill Fackleman attacked the front door with a 16 Pound sledgehammer opening it with three swings at the same time Deputy Rusty hierholzer who would have to be described As slim was being boosted by two men through the bathroom win Dow ripping out the screen hierholzer surprised Olga Valdez Ramirez 30 As she prepared to flush a package Down the toilet the package confiscated from her body contained about a half ounce of Black a nearly pure form of heroin that amount of drug in the uncut state is Worth about on the accor Ding to Kerrville police it Danny Cortez Jose i Medrano 40 was also arrested in the House among items seized were a 25 Caliper automatic in Cash and if you dont vote you cant complain its not too late the polls will close at 7 today for voting in the City and school trustee elections in Kerr Ville the polling place for both will be in the municipal auditorium Kerrville residents will elect a majority of the City Council with three of the five member body up for election for councilman place three mayor a j Jack Brough is unopposed on the ballot Don Al Nowlin Larry h Adams and John e Sample Are the candidates for place four Doug Looney and Edd r Turner Are the candidates for place five under the Kerrville City charter the mayor is elected by the vote of the five members of the City Council at the meeting following an election Doug Looney is the Only other incumbent he was appointed to the of fice by the City Council to fill an unexpired term due to the resignation of a councilman in the Ingram City Council election mayor Don Oehler and councilmen de Lange and Don Williams Are unopposed in seek ing reelection for the fourth time Oehler Lange and Williams were original members of the City Council following the first City Council election in 1980 with Williams first winning election in a Coin toss to decide Between two candidates tied with the same number of votes Joe Allen who lost the Coin flip was elected to the Council in a later election All of the school boards have seven members except the Divide common school District which has a three member Board of trustees each of the school Board terms of office Are for three years five candidates Are running for two places on the Kerrville Board of trustees the candidates Are Bessie Fifer Coleman c w Minett Carl Browning w j Bill Murphy and Jerre g Kneip both win Ning candidates will be elected to three year terms on the seven member school Board none of the candidates Are incumbents there Are four candidates for two places on the Ingram Board of trustees Russell Rusty Henderson Janie Van Hoozer mrs Bill sue Lowery and Gerald Johnson Center Point voters will elect two school Board trustees from three candidates Allen Kaiser Grady fort and Howard Wakefield in Comfort voters will select two new school Board members from among the following five candidates Jack b Caruso Charles Flach Annie Laura matter Clyde m Holekamp and Cindy Callaway Small amounts of what is believed to be controlled drugs in Pill form earlier in the afternoon hierholzer chief Deputy love Deputy sgt Frances Kaiser and a City of Kerrville police officer arrested Kenneth Holliman 29 Leonard Holliman 27 and Juanita Thrun 30 at a trailer in a trailer Park at 2260 Bandera Highway outside of the City limits Over four ounces of Mari Juana in Cash and in food Stamps were seized an Ingram Man was expected to be indicted following a raid thursday morning at a travel continued on Page 10 weather a High of 81 degrees a Low of 60 degrees was recorded by the official weather observers the barometric pressure ranged from to and the relative humidity ranged from 38 to 66 percent for the same period of time in 1985 the High was 81 and the Low was 34 the highs recorded for the preceding 24 hours High Low rain april 2 75 60 00 aprils 81 62 02 april 4 72 64 20 Hunt voters will select two Board members from Randy Olsen Richard Dick Eastland and Mike Busby

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