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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 24, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Yes, it's almost time for high school soccer, Page 8 New Braunfels vol 134 No 250 707 LandaSt New Braunfels, Texas 78130 (LISPS 377-880) 512-625-9144Thursday December 24 1937 25 Cents One Section *4 Pages Anticipation... If you tlon t know what lo do with your Christmas tree after the holidays the city of Now Braunfels along with the Carks and Rev re a lion Department New Braunfels h ire Ivpartment and the public work* department are sponsoring a Christmas I'ree Recycling Pro joe? from I >ec in through Jan tat banda Park The tis, artiad fro* -will U* converted into mulch t»y NMI to t** used in city parks rather than taking up valuable -pa* e .it the landfill t ail HJS >K1H for more in formation uU>ut the* program starting Jan 4 the ( omai < ounty i ierk s office will !** open from 8 a rn to 4 so p rn and will remain open through the lune h hour ac cording to ( ounty Clerk Hove Bost-nbury The office had been remaining open until lpm but liming bet ween noon arni I p rn Margaret laogh need* some help Here * what she -av- I rat* I help in identifying a hat nice Christmas elf left a lovely poinsettia plant at n.y door or* 11*\ it or 18 There was n* * card and ev tent iv the high wind had blown it away lf you could sit fit to print this I might be af ie to thank the gr.». ions person who et* I* 'Aru van anyone help Mar ga ret I.% the sea v in to tie joy tm but mat,i I evans will (md the hoi id av Ma son to tie irs* than jolly says aptatn Oscar Vrmstrong district ommander of the I es as l>epari "tent of Put'..* sa!ety I bree 'bing* are aim* si veilto ?«■ part ! the season Homes alii ta* filled aith gift* families, will take trips ?<■ 'a* aith »ovest ones and the crime rate abl g up Armstrong otters some sagger tams to avoid unpleasant holiday T.emories make sure ail <i*.»r* arni wtndoas are loc ked even d v u ♦re home lo not make \ ar af flutnce known if your tree is in front of a window ;*e sure the gifts ire not easily vis hie from ’.he ••ut sault your tx day plans include a rip have home deliveries stopped end ass a friend *>r neighbor to bs s • fter vour home bios plenty of me to get to your destination and ase a f reak everv ’we houjs to avoid fat.gut* Do not mix alcohol intl driving ami *k>n t leave .*a> sages Of! ’he * ar seat in plain s ie a Kobt«*nes increase luring hr holiday seas*»n don t show arg* amounts ut * ash when making pur* bases park sn well lighted areas and take a friend lf you sh*** at mgilt Have a safe arui fiappv ’id., las season with these tips i tv i * . V * * It s gonna ta* a wet Christmas here with a high to day expec led to reach the up per Tbs and south winds at IS mph Tonight will turn colder though with a ic percent chance of rain and a low in the Cos with northwest winds at 15 to JU mph Christmas Day will ta* cloudy arui "old with a 6o percent chance of wet stuff and a high near SO Winds will tie from the mirth at IO lo 15 mph The Menu CLASSIFIED    12    13 COMICS    IO CROSSWORD    3 DLAR ABBY    ll MOROSCOPt    IO KALEIDOSCOPE    7 SCRAPBOOK    6 SPORTS    8    9 TV LISTINGS    IO WIATMLR    2 Tooay youngsters throughout the world afe nave watched the bright tights or trees *or an«ious»y wa*t*ng the a'r *a of Santa C a«s to more than a " ontn in anticipation o* the spread a .ast afr a, c* br.ght»> wap ped se gnts today w bring Photo by Dery Clark! packages under the Ch' s,fT,as tree Children The cycle continues Friends of teen moms wants solutions a. SAK AM DUWE Staff w»tt»f Teen age mother- in New Bravade,* arr trapped a it mn a tv tie of poverty and ignorance that begin* with on** idoiruent mistake Naive y Ney director of Teen ( on ne* Hon Alternative School and I- ostler uroup Home is try mg to find way* for the large number of New Braunfels teen age mother* to t reak out of their trap and g*> to Mhooi or work Moat of the young women are unable to work or attend classes because they must care for their children one of Ney * moat tragic case* in volve* a la year old girt call her Mary who w ants to go to high sc hoot The girl want* to have a career in the computer field But because there are no resources in this community to help her * are for her *4 month old bat y Mary remain* at home We ve had -cveral other gin* this There * just nothing set up fiere to he.p them stay in school Ney said Mid the lack of education leave* the young women unemploy able and in poverty They stay out ot school raise these kid- arui the whole c V( ie start* again she -ald adding that the women raise their children in pover tv and ignorance Those children in turn grow up to tie frustrated young Green Valley getting expertise from GBR A for treatment plant By SARAH OUK E Staff Writer The Guadalupe Bianco River Authority is lending it- expertise to the (»ret n \ alley Water supply Cor per at ion to help t he* rural w.-’er sy stem finance a surface w afer treat ment plant Although construction of a trea’ ment plant is a responsible move on the part of the corporation getting credit for the $4 million project max tie a problem said John Specht OBRA general manager W ith that in mind he said the river authority plans to lend a hand to the rural water system The Green Valley Water >upply Corporation is a very weak credit as are most rural water supply corpora tior.s They operate very tightly But Green \ai,»*y is a strong corpora twin Specht said Constructing the plant under con ventional financing methods could cause a hefty rate increase for the more than lo <juu customers of the rural water system unless alter native financing is found he -aid Green Valiev serves residents in the southwestern portion of Guada upe County and in parts of ( omal County s pee hi said ordinary financing would create annual debt service payments of roughly s4o«t mo and would force Green V alley to come up with about SI million initially such a move would result in doubling Green V alley - rates in the next two years and that s something they have trouble with he said OBRA financial officials are conf! dent they can improve the outlook for financing the project by working w ith the rural w ater sv stem It s a way if helping Green V alley get started because they re a real weak credit in the bond marketplace specht said Although (•BRA would be issuing bond- the general manager said bond buyers wouid look past the river authority to the water supply corporation to determine rates Were looking for way- to help them do this build the plant and not See PLANT Page 2 Police investigate separate stabbings A 42 year old man is spending Christmas Eve rn the hospital atter being stabbed several times dunng an altercation Wednesday evening in the kid block oi West Jahn Mreet In -epardte incidents police also investigated a second stabbing reported early this morning and were summoned to two other residences Wednesday evening to quell domestic disputes stabbing victim Javier Lopez was listed in satisfactory condition today a? McKenna Memorial Hospital \ New Braunfels police representative -aid Lope; wa* cut near his left cai and in the upper stomach the but lock* and forearm and received two lacerations to the back of Ms nead atter being struck with a jack Charged with aggravated assault in connection with the stabbing was Guillermo Sanchez *> Both he and Lopez live a! a residence in the JOO block of West Jahn according to reports Sanchez remained in Comal County Jail this morning and was awaiting registration Police and New Braunfels EMS were summoned to the house around y k) p m for a disturbance When they arrived they found Lopez bleeding from his injuries but San- See STABBINGS Page 2 adult- stuck in the >dme trap as their parents Usa big price to pay for making one mistake Ney said Mary and many teen age mother-hkc her worked hard to stay up with schoolwork during the pregnancy The school district* work with the girl* to keep them in school but once they have their babies Ney -aid thing* get tougher for the young mothers Over the years we ve had a lot of pregnant student* None of them have t**er, utile lo stay in school on*e they have their baby They work See MOMS Page 2 Offices close for holidays The stockings are hung with care in hopes that St Nick soon would be ’bere Businesses and government offices have also made their prepara bons by closing early today with plans to remain closed until Monday New Braunfels City Hail was clo* ed today and will remain closed Friday There will be no garbage pick up Friday or on New Year s Day (•arbage pick up and all city tune lions will resume Monday New Braunfels I tihties cilice will reopen Monday In case of emergency call 62S-8564 c omal C ounty office* w iii be closed again Friday of ti - week and next week will be closed Thursday and Friday in observ ante of the holiday s Texas Department of Public batety offices and driver license office will be closed Christmas Day Next week those offices will close New Year's Day See OF RICES Page 2 Candidates file petitions Spreading the spirit with Republican chairman ( omal County Republican Party Chairman Hobble Botchers annotine ed Thursday filings bv two *un dldate- for public office Bob Richardson, lieutenant in charge of Hie warrant* *hv lsion of Hie I ( omal C ounty sheriff * office filed by petition with Borcher* seeking the nomination for *heriff to *uc* mf retiring sheriff VK alter E ellers Richardson made hi* announce ment Monday afternoon al the Civic (enter Incumbent Precinct 3 c onstable Ronald steubmg also has filed with the Republican party seeking his first full term as precinct constable Steubmg ran successfully two years ago to complete an unexpired term [chowing the death of Hank English English died Feb 7 lyttS after he suffered a heart attack outside the county courthouse* District receives grant to help prevent drug abuse New Braunfels IND officials plan to launch a drug abuse prevention pro gram aimed at training teachers to maintain an ongoing program to help students stay in school The program fund is I by a $9,636 grant will tie uses! in conjuction with existing educational efforts in drug abuse prevention and education Anita Stiprvieks, NBISI) s director of secondary education said the pro gram w ill train teachers to promote a positive self image Poor self image is linked to drug abuse and truancy “The whole self concept issue is related,1 she said ‘Right now the school district only has the funds to do what we re required to do tor drug abuse prevention1 which is pretty minimal ” Stipnieks added that grant funds likely will tie used lo hold teacher training seminars or buy educational materials Although the program is aimed primarily at students in mid* die school and high school the administrator said she thinks alt students eventually will benefit The grant, roughly $2 per student, was made possible through the Drug SmCRANT Page 2 £ 'N? '"✓a-    ‘    ^ In a gesture showing how much Christmas spirit they had members of the Comal Independent Men s Association collected tood donations to deliver to needy families in the area Pictured loading up the delivery truck are trom left. Johnny Aguirre Raymon Luna Modesto Gonzales, and Amador Cantu (Photo by Deryi Clark). I I ;