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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 12, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Landa Park Golf Course i, Page New Braunfels AV Vol 134 No 155 Stammtisch As a follow up to Sunday s story concerning AIDS County Health Nurse Mary Low FIrben passed on the number of a San Antonio Allis counseling service \ person who has or who thinks he may have been »*xj*os«*tj to the \ it us can call anonymously if he chooses 2W h«2H and talk to or make an appointment to meet with a oninselor F irst I nned Methodist Church is sponsoring a hl(n*«1 drive to help the family of landa Woodward repay the 2-t pints of blood used in tier six hour surgery Linda died from in juries die suffered in a one-car acct dent on Barbarusa Road July 24 New Braunfels High School teacher Karen Rayburn said the South texas Regional Blood Bank will bt mg vt bloodmobile to the chun h >72 VS san Antonio on Sunday from 9 lo a rn to 12 to p rn and will *tav after 12 lo as long as they are donors Rayburn said the family is charged J pints tor every pint us ed in the surgery which means donors will need to contribute hi* pints There arc* several requirements lur persons tie tween the ages of I" and ii who wish to donate blood Im*rsons IT need to bring a minor donor permit which is available at die church oil Friday between 9 and I and whic h must tie signed by a p.irent if a IT veal old brings a parent to the bloodmobile the card can t»* signed there persons must weigh at least no pounds and per -»ns between f>7 md Ti r*e**<1 ,» 'to> tor s c unsent \ memorial scholarship fund also has bren established for the SRHs graduate ( 'int rttout ions should be made in th«- name of the Linda Woodward Memorial Scholarship Fund and rn a v t*» v»*nt to ’tx* school s central offices at 4 ■> Vt Mill St New Braunfels F iks Ixxlge will ftost a supfier and dance F rtday Food will tie served at V p rn and die dane i* will last from n to ll p rn Ft*»d is $4 and Ilk dance is (» a * Meddlers arni gu* st* are invited and may < alt Dave or Mary Owens at 4»29 2H*<o or Ute F ,ks latdge h2.» >21 < for more information I urn a I Count v Texas Tech hv student \smk tat ion i> holding its he- Cream Sc* tai and Freshmen send oft Sunday from lo h p rn at the home cif (■ 111 and lava iJndsex at 47 M i vs ion Drive Cost i> $r> tot adults at Uh* door arni children are nvited tr»s- Dve scholarship also will ta* awarded at the social I'res) dent Mik« Doherty would like RSA IS t»v F riday by calling *>29 2b»*> or 62f> m, ta We will be put>llstiing Uh OtflClal Comal County F an magazine soon ami advertise! > wanting to get in on a good deal stHHild call oui advert is mg department as soon as possible at 625 9144 I..    1 ll s bot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk but don’t try it because Hie tire ants would get you sunny and hot today with a less than JU percent chanc e of thundershowers and a high ol Hut The heat index which takes humidity into ac count brings that high up lo UU degrees Tonight and Thursday will s<*e late night and early morning clouds with a less than 20 percent chance of widely scatter thunder showers a low of Ti and a high of IOO The Menu BUSINESS    5A    &    SA CLASSII IEO    8    11B COMICS    7B CROSSWORD    3A DLAR ABBY    1?B EDUCATION    AA ENTER! AINMINT    BB KALEIDOSCOPE    I    1?B OPINIONS    IS SPORTS......... 9    HA WEATHER................ 2A Wednesday August 12 1987 25 Cents New Braunfels Herald Publishing Company 707 Landa St New Braunfels Texas 78’31 USPS 377 80' w< it tons 2 NBL! lauds cooperation in sewer upgrade work BY SARAH DUKE Stab Writer Public cooperation is making th*1 We*''! Find sewage ^ystem upgrade project much easter than expected New Braunfels Utilitiesofficials said Tuesday The projec t, which has been going on for more than a year is exited to continue for three to five more years as the sen cmd phase will go into motion to repair and replace main lines in that section of the city The second phase was approved in ii recenty utilities txind issue Maggie Mlver^an employee in NHI - engineering department said Thursday is th* deadline for residents in the West Find to complete repairs to their sew age lines The* im ss I for repairs was potntcsi out to residents after smoke testing in the area discovered leak' and cracks in the sewage systems main lines and in lines running from homes to those main . nt-s Leaks around manhole covers also were major problems NBL has maile d two repair not. es to each resident wtic) msnicsl to make pipe* repairs After the original mailing of alout Joe letters to Wist F.nd residents silver said Blere were several resident' who never replied Following the second (nailing alxiut two wc***k' iige ttk emplovee said sfa‘ has stayed busy answering questions and working with residents who want to make the neeessarv repairs At*>ut 'si letters were mailed Ih<* second time < mlv twc> New Braunfels residents ha vantage of NHI » interest fret* loan progr a resident could defer oav ment for reside NHI would pay the plummier for any work done an : the resident would then have 90 day' to pay NHI Silver said sfie was surprised more residents have! * taken adv antagc of the program Silver said a major problem is trying to track down person' who own property in the West Find The area not one of ’he city's more affluent districts has several rental properties and Silver said 'he thinks probably many of the persons who have not responded to the repair notices may he renters who fee! they .annot responsible for such repairs NHI has tracked down some out cit town landowners in an effort to hav»* them make the repairs Language differences have added ti NHI > pm blems in having person' make the nece"ary repair' as many \Se>t F n 4 reside tits speak no Kr.g: 'h Mice* said she has had to ta k with several homeown- ■ through interpreters to explain the sewage lint pro and willing to d<> the work once they understand wh.ti needs to t** dom* Sam M Kern ie »t. NHI consultant who works with Hunter and Asmh iates of Austin said Tuesday that testing during the early stages of the West Find sewage upgrade project revealed that profit ems with private lim*' were causing major infiltration Into the NB public works controversy has Chapa talking B , DAVID MA Y Staff Writer City officials allegations that per forum' to voice his concerns about the allegations re looking into Ac lording to the District I employee of the representative department public works department has been    employees went to Chapa s residents leaving at noon for a second job while    during the weekend and told him o getting paid for a full week's work    ar, employee who is leaving at hoot and possibly even some overtime    each day to go to another job Chap; hours The allegation v Mayor Pro Tem R nude aid depart rn I their code .eek even me P the city manager attempted t< quell ( hap.* s pronouncement Mu hie stopped Lhapa in the middle of his comments made during the portion of the agenda reserved for things keep going wrong in Hit public' work' iepartment ani I an getting tired of nearing the* com plaints stated t hapa during the Monday m-v on NU* have to ct. something with that department Dungs are getting neglected anc he th Mich Mi He with them Hts con incil's session me al from Mu ho The top admmis epa at Purim iKen ad where! v j VA ,.|gt weather rain seeped into th at k> leaving the* system ne 'eveage Consultant' rep* SEWER Page terrupted at that pc* I oun w a? tv or pro-tem anet the lid he was les' concerned mments were upseltitig ic* Is because he wanted such ies investigated and 'top propriate action taken nse Wednesdav to Chapa's HARA Page 2* Lake parks status told Assailant sought ark f < anvon I •*n reatton a ’N* I S A beginning to dry auf i ,»rp* officials in Fort AA« r**» say t emal Dark and < rams Mill will remain closed a r, 111 September 4 ‘while North Cat k arni Jacobs t reek Hark are now open for business Potters < reek Dark is rvinx Iii! to retXx*Il to the general public Friday while the road leading to t any on Lake Marina will be closed until August l< or th a' corm officials consider whether the saturated substrate I ie neath tfie u'phait has dried enough to ai cmnodate lr attn w 11 fnHit undue damage to Uh* sui (av e buntal i olinty maintained parks .md recreation areas that are open uh lade two in Canyon Lake Hills one each at Canyon springs Resort ( any on Lake Forest t anvv»n Lake shores Cypress v ov«* and Turkey Cove in V illage VA est subdivision Ail county recreation areas have water damage expectant See PARKS Page 2A Juvenile probation staying busy as new laws go into effect i'jMst fled on foot after att. a* teenager Ile is described as a white male ap rovtmateiy ll* to tx years of age w uh a slender build He stands at*»ut !«*et 7 mctw*' tall and has dark 'traigftl shoulder length hair He also wore a silver cross earring n hts left IMT Detective Danny A barra said that two days adet the intrusion and at talk Uh* suspev t wa' spotted bv another daughter returning the money fie took He snuck back up to the house and plat ed the money on a window SIU A barra said since* Hie suspect has been spotted both times on tool he believes he lives in the subdivision perhaps within a couple of blocks of the house he rob!**d Investigators ask that persons with information concerning the whereabouts of the suspect call the sheriff s department at DM*U1 or the Canyon Lake office- at n.*-»4Kk Person' wishing to give* information anonymously may also call Crime stoppers at f»2P TICS and speak to the officer WI duty An arrest and grand jure indict ment given through a < rime Stoppers tip is rewarded by as much as si >ki(» ( allers remain anonymous and arc identified t>y a number issuetf them at the time information is proc ided 9, JOHN KASTNER Co* ipcaio <!t Juvenile prof ation officers tor t onia; < (*un» . are stay ing busy Ii**' .ut*; April and July of lu87 the* county juvenile probation office ha' sc-en 152 referrals according to local Juvenile Prooa lion oifh'*r Carol Robison A reporting jhtukI from January to March 'aw ch referrals, while the entire \eur ct brought 295 referrals F rom January to July there have been a total of 23o cases < omal County employs two lull time probation officers AV hile aggregate numtters of referrals are up Robison said most of the ne re a st* is due to st alii' offenses by juveniles and riot an actual increase in telony or other serious crimes There has been an increase* every month and of those most wort statu' offense- referrals and i .a's c misdemeanors and alc obol possession eases A status offense for example e > rom i nnts * program mg There ami there Robison: ‘port to the ' bee are are SOHI ll r eailv clepe at ion urn the i na na r or ex ample, ii a lo-year-old boy is caught stealing and is arrested by local police or sheriff officials as 'ism a> they have completed their share ut the paperwork then the subject is turned over to the juvenile department for then 'hare of tlteir work to try to help the kid overcome his problem Robison said The kid is placed on probation where he must comply with strict guideline4' if he repeats a crime while on probation the case is then turned over to the district at torney tor furttier action Robison said We refust* no referrals and rn See JUVENILE Page TA Comal CAD moving into new offices Persons Herding to conduct business with • omal ( entral Ap pratsal District should ‘to so tty Aug 2u in postpone (fiat business until the fast tit Septendiei as the district prepares to move into new of fit es t ’filet Appraiser Richard Rhtx.k*s noting ttiat fit* and staff an* looking forward to opening new offices on the \tty> fluor of the New Braunfels FSD F din at ion I Voter at 4U VV Alii! st said I AD others will close Aug 25 at 2p rn when moving begins “lf all g»H*s well we will Ik* ojh*ii Monday Aug ti said Rhode' I can t wait I am really looking for ward to getting in the new offices A lease negotiated between I Af) and NBlsf) U-guts sept I allowing the appraisal district to tx copy more than 6 J too square Oft ut space at an annual cost of (41.750 The lease is a six year imjii escalating pact The district is handling ifs own moving A ti ut k has been leased and temporary help tin ed A professional firm has lx*en lured to move the district s computer system According to Deputy Chief Ap praiser Pat Fox telephones will tx* in operation during the move, tfumgh the computer sy stem w ill In* dow n for several day s We a'k people to pleas*- tx-at with us for tfiat three to lour days that we ate going to In- down said F ox she satd th** timing (or the move could iud (lave lHH*n better in that fewer p«x»ple are coming into the district s offices Signs at the new offices will undergo review because the building is an historical landmark and signs will need required approval from Texas Historical Commission before tx*ing erected The school district performed some 1250.uuu in renovations to Hie top floor of the education center in eluding custom electrical wiring for the appraisal district s computer and telephone needs Als** Rhodes noted that appraisers will In* back iii the beld tx-ginnmg Sept 14 beginning appraisals for 19HK The appraisers this year will concentrate on speed!* geographical areas at a tune rather than tieing spread out around the county 4 We will work in tile more stable areas of the county first so that we don t have to do a hit ot backtrack mg Rhodes said CAD officials said they hop** to have an ojieti house tor their new of (ices sometime in September .5T X V V <    , 1st Floor    ~ NB1SD Admmisttation 2nd Floor Comal Appraisal District ;