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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 22, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas nyon Lake Hvrald-Zeitung Thursday, August 22, 1985 SA ;%hj jj l1hhh4 LCRA protests RR Commission's mine ruling AUSTIN — A disagreement over one aspect of the Lower Colorado River Authority’s plans for the Cummins Creek Mine has resulted in a Texas Railroad Commission hearing examiner’s recommendation to deny LCRA’s application for a permit to build and operate the mine. ‘ LCRA will file an exception to the ruling,” said Don Spraggins, LCRA director of environmental resources. “The ruling is not a final decision, but must be acted on by the RRC commissioners. “We are confident LCRA will provide the commission with adequate data and explanations to answer the examiner's objections.” Hearing Examiner Ron Reeves' 44- page report was issued Wednesday. “LCRA has reviewed the report, and we think it is highly favorable toward us,” Spraggins said. “The contested item relates to whether the proposed overburden stockpile for the mine complies with the RRC’s requirements. “It's important to note that the rest of the examiner’s findings on LCRA’s application are favorable. The examiner found our application to e complete; our reclamation plan was consistent with RRC regulations; and there is full compliance with administrative procedures, with the exception of the one contested item.” The Commission will consider LCRA’s exception along with the examiner’s report for final action. PEC reduces utility rates million decrease in rates charged by the cooperative’s wholesale power supplier — the Lower Colorado River Authority. PEC General Manager Bennie Fuelberg said residential members of the co-op will see a rate reduction of about 11.5 percent. Members of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative will receive a pleasant surprise when they open their monthly bills Sept.I — a reduction in electric rates. The reduced rates were made possible when the Texas Public Utility Commission ordered a $32.9 Pat Kirkpatrick, artist and librarian for the Canyon Lake Art Guild, catalogs books at the Heart's Desire Art Center Art Center opens in Lake area Activities Bv SARAH DUKE Staff writer Gladys George and members of the Canyon Lake Art Guild are celebrating Uhs week's opening of die Heart's Desire Art t enter in down town Nattier George bought the old building on E M 2673 and had it remodeled because, she said, Ever since we formed die Art Guild, it ha' been oui hearts’ desire to have an art center “ The building was old and run-down at the beginning of the summer but has been transformed by a group effort into a cultural center with art galleries, classes and a meeting room for the guild George, an artist in .several mediums, bought the building with the idea of creating a place where lake area artists can exhibit their work I dunk this area can be an artisLs colony. sin- said ^S«* have ail kinds of talent out here.” The tmilding had to have new wiring, new pipes and air conditioning and heating installed, George said Members *f the Ut Guild helped with the painting and the tedious work done to the inside,” she said Local artist Kat\ Serener decorated the restrooms with comical figures she painted on the walls George plans to hold a grand opening for the center in October with a large outdoor art show on the grounds George said she thinks the lake area can become an artists colony. We have some of the best artist > ou ll e\ er find out here,” she said By September, we ll have every kind of class you can imagine out here.” trow Creative Arts has been opened in the center for the last four weeks. Dolls Crow said her and her husband moved to the center from another location near the lake because they wanted to be near the atmosphere of ther center Max and Dolly Crow have a studio for Max’s stained glass and Dolly s ceramic work They also teach classes and carry the works of other local artists in their shop Sandy Ross both have galleries and teaching studios in the center where they teach oil painting Patsy I Ledbetter operates an art supply business in the center The guild, which was formed in May 1984, has y4 members. The Canyon I .ake Ambulance Service Project and the Aid Association for Lutherans will sponsor a pancake breakfast Saturday from 7:30 to IO a.rn. at the St Thomas Pavillion in Saltier. Rex Curtain and his crew will do the cooking. All proceeds will go toward the purchase of two ambulances to provide emergency medical services to people in the Canyon Lake area Tickets for the pancake breakfast will be $3 for adults and $1.50 for children. Tickets may be purchased at the door or from any CLASP or AAL member. Canyon Lake Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a pig roast Saturday at the V.F.W. hall. Music begins at 3 p.m. and the meal begins at 5 p.m. Tickets are $3.50. The Water Front Park Property Uuners Association will meet at the Civic Center in Starkville Saturday at 2 p.m. The Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the fire station. Action Center asks for food stamp center The Canyon I .ake Community Action Center board of directors voted at their meeting last week to ask the Texas Department of Human Resources to set up an office at the center for a half day each week Directors said an office at the center in Saltier would eliminate the need for local residents to drive into New Braunfels to apply for fund stamps Members of the board said the Center ’s Crisis Fund has been used in tile past to provide residents with money for gas to drive into New Braunfels and back to make the application. Lisa labeller, a case worker with the DHR, Naid the department has not decided whether or not they can set up an itinerate office We do realize there is a need out there, she said, "and we have talked about setting up an office there in the past " I ani better said that since the DUK is working with a short staff, it may be until October before an office is set up in Sadler “There are enough clients out there that it w ould be beneficial to us to have an itinerate office,” she said “There are enough that I know we would be busy the whole time we would be out there.” Currently, people from all over the county must make food stamp applications at the DHR office in New Braunfels. The Crisis Fund of Canyon I .ake helps people in need of transportation, medical attention, food and clothing. Lake Weather Temperatures Low 247 cfs ... . Aug. 14 High . . . Low . . Rainfall Inflow 98, Aug 12 72, Aug. 14 .....none Lake level High .... 909.10 . . . Low .. 908 78 ____ Aug. 8 Aug. 14 High Low Outflow High , . . 195 cfs 162 cfs . 395 cfs Aug. 81 . . Aug. 14 , . . . Aug 8 NOTE The Army Corp* of Engineers has a 24 hour number <964 33421 tor people warring current Guadalupe Rivet information Data is upated each morning The conservation pool level in Canyon Reser von is 909 feet above mean sea level US SAVINGS BONDsSl. Paying Better Than Ever' ATTENTION, UNIDEN" CORDLESS TELEPHONE USERS. You may be eligible tor a tree handset modification. 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