New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 25, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas
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Goy. Richards proclaims Guadalupe River Day
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes; Rita R. Castillo, Ida Pittman, Arnold Don Feeltner, Kimberley Darnell, Devon Owens, Jesse BUUtneuva Jr. Happy Anniversary to Bitt and Sandy Self, Marvin and Adeline Jentsch, Bitt and Audrey Schroeder; Belated Anniversary to Raymond and Barbara Sultemeier.
County Fair 100th Anniversary Gala
The Comal County Fair Association Scholarship Fund will hold a 100th Anniversary Gala "Party of the Century" at the Comal County Fairgrounds Aug. 28 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are SI5, which includes a barbecue dinner and dance. Music will be provided by County Line. Call a Fair Director or Drover for tickets, or Jayne E. at 625-6916 or 620-6632. Proceeds from the dinner and dance will benefit the Scholarship Fund. A variety of items will be auctioned off by both Silent and Live Auction.
Any business wishing to donate some items and help make this year's Fair Events some of the biggest and best ever, please call the above number.
Registration for Geri-Games started
Anyone 62 years old or more is eligible to participate in Geri-Games to be held Sept 9,1(T and ll. Added to the spelling bee, trivia, dominoeVforty-two, and assorted physical games enjoyed in past years is an arts and crafts competition which will be judged by members of the New Braunfels Art League.
Registrations are due by Sept I and my be obtained at the seniors center or from any nursing or retirement center. For more information, call Ida Sing at 625-4642
Masonic Loda* meeting tonight
The New Braunfels Masonic Lodge #1109 will have a called meeting tonight at 7 p.m. for the purpose of honoring the Rainbow Girls. The Rainbow Girls are girls 11 to 20 years of age who learn character building, based on the teachings of the Bible.
An interesting program will be presented at 7:30 p.m. This is an open meeting and anyone can attend. Members and visitors are urged to attend.
Cross Lutheran celebrating BS years
Cross Lutheran Church of New Braunfels will be celebrating its 65th anniversary on with formal ceremonies and events scheduled for Aug. 29, beginning at 3 p.m.
Retired Teachers Assn. meeting
The New Braunfels Retired Teachers Association will meet Sept. I in the NBISD Education CenterBoard Room .Business and program begins at IO a m.
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By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer
Gov. Ann Richards has proclaimed Saturday, Sept 11, as Guadalupe River Day. Friends For Rivers will hold its annual volunteer river cleanup on the first Saturday after Labor Day.
“Friends For Rivers was created with the purpose of preserving and conserving the Guadalupe River, a precious natural resource which is part af our great state’s heritage and history,” said Richards.
‘Texans should be encouraged to volunteer their time to join the community cleanup effort, ensuring that this Texas river will remain healthy forever.
Richards said it was crucial that Texas rivers begin to be protected, since many are falling victim to environmental hazards.
‘Texas rivers represent one of our most vital natural resources, providing the state with a means of commerce and transportation, energy and recreation," she said.
"However, these rivers are threatened by pollution and misuse, and it is essential for their sur
vival that the people of Texas become actively involved in understanding their fragility and contributing to their preservation.”
Cleanup coordinator Donna Murphy, has called for volunteers to help cleanup both on land and in the water.
Friends For Rivers would also like to have some divers to help and can use donations if citizens cannot offer manpower help.
The cleanup will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All donations are tax deductible. Friends For Rivers hopes to raise $5,000 to provide volunteers with T-shirts, and perhaps music for evening enter
Rockin-R River Outfitters in Gruene has donated their place of business for an evening celebration.
Many other river outfitters will be providing boats and equipment for the cleanup.
Volunteers are urged to bring sun protection, long-handled fish nets and snorkels and masks if possible. Pre-register to help by calling 210-906-4315 before Aug. 30.
Donations may be sent to Friends For Rivers, HC4 Box 211, New Braunfels, Texas, 78133-3103.
Blaze engulfs car
Herald-Zeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH
New Braunfels firefighters battle a car fire Tuesday afternoon In the parking lot of the Vista Del Sol Apartment complex. The driver escaped without Injury but the car suffered extensive damage.
SA. man shot by 2 teens
By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer
A San Antonio man is in guarded condition today after a shooting that occurred at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday on the 1800 block of West San Antonio.
Ruldolph Trevino, of San Antonio, was allegedly shot four times by two San Antonio teens.The two teens, Arthur Gallegos, 18, and Gerardo Galvan, 17, were arrested by San Antonio police officers.
The pair has been charged with aggravated robbery and is currently being held in the Bexar Courty Jail on $2.5 million bond each. New Braunfels police plan to obtain a warrant on the men for attempted capital murder and will transfer them to the Comal County Jail.
According to Capt. Ray Douglas, of the NBPD, the two men allegedly pointed a 380 caliber gun at Trevino, while he was using a pay phone, and demanded his wallet. Reports show the victim complied; however, an argument ensued, and the suspects shot Trevino.
Douglas said the two men then allegedly took Trevino's car and fled on Interstate Highway 35 to San Antonio.
Trevino was shot in the upper torso, abdomen, and once in each arm. He was undergoing surgery this morning at Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio.
Recent drug-related arrests place New Braunfels residents in jail
By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer
Five New Braunfels residents have been arrested over the past three days on drug-related charges in three separate cases.
New Braunfels police officers made two arrests Monday at 343 S. Academy Street. New Braunfels residents Jennifer Bergmann, 24, and Lynn Cannon, 22, were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana under two ounces.
Both were taken to the Comal County Jail and have been released on $300 bond.
According to reports, the arrest was made at 5:30 p.m. Capt. Ray Douglas, of NBPD, said six to seven officers were ai hand to make the arrests.
‘‘We had been working on the case for awhile. It all came together and we decided it was a good time,” said Douglas.
Three drug-related arrests were made this weekend by Comal County Sheriff s deputies.
According to reports, Joel Campos Torres, 39, and Esperanza Hernandez, 32, both of New Braunfels were arrested at 9:30 p m Saturday. The arrest was made at 1985 W. San Antonio in New Braunfels.
Both were charged with possession of a controlled substance, namely cocaine, in an amount less than 28 grams.
Reports show, more than 18 grams of cocaine was found in the apartment. Deputies also seized $260 and a 1982 Chevrolet pickup.
Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard Smith set bond in each case at $30,000. Hernandez paid her bond and has been released.
Torres is being held in the Comal County Jail.
Sheriff Jack Bremer said the arrest was the result of a long-term investigation by his department.
Another arrest was made at 11 p m Saturday at 393 S. Comal Street in New Braunfels.
Elizabeth Ortiz, 29, was arrested for possession
of a controlled substance, namely marijuana, in an
amount over 4 ounces and under five pounds.
Bremer said the suspect was allegedly found to be in possession of one and a half pounds of marijuana.
Bond has been set at $10,000. Ortiz is being held in the Comal County Jail.
Sheriff Bremer said the two cases were unrelated.
Tackett becomes Herald-Zeitung news editor
From staff reports
John Tackett, a resident of Canyon Lake, has been named News Editor for the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung.
Mark Lyon, Managing Editor for the Herald-Zeitung, made the announcement earlier this week.
Tackett has lived in the Canyon Lake area for eight years and is a 33-year veteran of the newspaper business.
Lyon said that Tackett brings with him valuable experience with a strong background in editing.
‘‘He’s got a proven track record in news writing and editing and is well-versed in tire operations of a news
room,” Lyon said. ‘‘We’re excited he’s here with the Herald-Zeitung.” Tackett, a graduate of the University of Texas, has worked as copy editor for the Fort Worth Star Telegram, “Perspective” editor for the San Antonio Express-News, and was a staff writer with the San Antonio Light.
He has also served as Associate Director of Public Relations at Southern Methodist University.
Tackett has covered such stories as the assassination of John F. Kennedy, Hurricane Carla and the U S Senate race between John Tower and Waggoner Carr.
“I look forward to being a pan of the news gathering process in Comal
County,” Tackett said.
“Bah because it keeps me closely in touch with what is going on, and because it allows me to be a link between that and the public’s need to know.”
Tackett is married to the former Grace Lundy, and has three children and six grandchildren, all of whom live in the Dallas-Fort Worth area Grace is a former secretary for Pulitzer prize winner Ralph McGill of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.
"Statistics on the growth of building permits, population and the local economy show that Comal County is the county of the future," Tackett said. "It will be fulfilling chronicling the events that arc sure to occur."
Friday Night Facet ‘93
The Herald-Zeitung special section on Comal football.
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