New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 3, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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Mwah 21,1148 March 21,1995Herald
■Vol. 142, No. AO
10 Pages in one section ■ Thursday, Feb. 3,1994
NBFD calls increased during 1993
By JENNIFER ROMMEL
Fire prevention helps keep total calls down
In addition, 58 grass flies were reported in 879. Calls in Comal County increased from 143 1993. This number is also the same as those to 197. Guadalupe County calls were down flora grass fires reported in 1992. 37 to 30 and Hays County calls were up from one
“We have been very successful,” aid Assistant to two.
Fire Chief Elroy Friesenhahn. “We have kept The number of illegal bums increased from
fire calls down as much as possible. Fire pie- 31 to 42, a 3S.5 percent jump,
vendon activities were probably a direct cause of Friesenhahn said he believes the number of that.” illegal bums may hove increased last year because
Categories showing increases were arson which people are reporting them more, was up from 230 to 233, rescue which was up “People are starting to learn that it is illegal to
from 393 to 438 and refuse fires which were up bum in the city” he said
from 15 to 18. Friesenhahn said the statistics are used to help
Fire calls in the city increased from 867 to the department determine what its priorities are
“We wok toward reducing the number of calls we have, ft tells us where we might be needing employees for example,** he said.
“It helps us decide where we need to conocr^ trite our manpower and BMS,** said Friesenhahn.
Friesenhahn said the number of calls coming into the department is determined by area residents.
“A lot of it has to do with John Q. Citizen and how fire conscious is he. Ifthey don't take and urn the infbcmadon we give them, we are just beating the bushes. Ninety percent of this is dependent on John Q. Citizen,** he said.
Statistics released from the New Braunfels Fire Department show a slight increase in the number of calls firefighters and paramedics answered in 1993.
According to statistics, 1,107 calls were reported in 1993 compared to 1,059 in 1992. Despite the overall increase, some individual categories showed decreases in 1993.
The number of calls for fires in dwellings decreased from 47 in 1992 to 35 in 1993. This represents at 25.5 percent decrease. Business fires numbered 18 in 1993, the same as in 1992.
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The New Braunfels Herald" Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Dam Daniels, April Rheinlaender, Tina Partida, Ed Morris, Jarris HWje (90!), David Mueller (401), Mildred Bonkers, Robert Cole, Mary Hughes, Cella Verdin. Happy Dorothy dc Jimmy Rheinlaender.
Northcliffe sets Meet the Candidate night
The Northcliffe Community Homeowners' Association is presenting an opportunity for voters to meet and hear candidates running in the March IO primary election. The Meet the Candidate night will be Thursday, Feb. IO Ut I p.m. at the Northcliffe Country Club.
Both Democrat and Republican candidates for county and state offices have been invited to speak in a timed forum.
A spaghetti buffet dinner will be available prior to the event To get there, drive eight miles south of New Braunfels on 1-35 and turn into the fountained entry of North-diffe.
For more information, call Joanne Wells at (210)-609-2376 or 820-2159.
■isnt Holcomb to spsak st ORT seminar
District Vin of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas invite you to a Genealogical Seminar on Feb. 12, 1994 at the Terrace, 200 Academy in Austin. The hours will be from 8 un. until 4 pm. with a noon luncheon. The speaker is Mr. Brent Holcomb, the noted South Carolina Genealogical expert His subjects will be S.C. Probate and land records as well as the Dutch Fork of South Carolina. He has been a certified genealogist since 1983 and lecturer#! since 1986. He is author and coauthor of over eighty titles on the Carolinas. Many of his books will be for sale during the seminar. Other vendors will be present with books, archival supplies and other
Preregistrations ($25, includes luncheon) must be made before Feb. 4. Registration forms are available from Sharon Hardin at (512) 452-4238 or Carolyn Marble at (409) 542-2645 or a member of a local chapter of DRT. The proceeds will be donated to the French Legation Museum in Austin.
879. Calls in Comal County increased from 143 to 197. Guadalupe County calls were down from 37 to 30 and Hays County calls were up from one to two.
The number of illegal bums increased from 31 to 42, a 35.5 percent jump.
Friesenhahn said he believes the number of illegal bums may hove increased last year because people are reporting them more.
“People are starting to learn that it is illegal to bum in the dty,” he said.
Friesenhahn said the statistics are used to help the department determine what its priorities are.
Catholic School Week
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Students at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathole Behoot helped mark Cathode School Weak in New Braunfels at a Big Brother/Big Slater Picnic yester day at the school's gym. From left, Stephanie Vandervorsla, Samantha
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Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School marks Catholic School Week
By ROSE MARIE EASH
Sts. Peter and Paul celebrated Catholic Schools week with a big brother/big sister picnic Wednesday and some of the preparations were quite elaborate.
“Some of the students brought candelabra! for their picnic,” said Principal Norma Miller. “And tome brought champagne glasses complete with olives floating in apple juice; I hope! They were also salted to bring some sort of entertainment for their younger “brothers” and “sisters” because we thought the bad weather might keep us indoors. Some of the boys brought very noisy toys and the Barbie dolls came out, of course.”
The event helps foster an attitude of responsibility and caring for each other among the students and was part of the schools week long celebration of a national Catholic Schools Week celebration.
There are a total of 8,500 catholic schools with 2.6 mjUfow tridents in the U.S. Enrollments increased by 17,000 in the 1992-93 academic year.
According lo the National Catholic Education
Association Catholic School students nationwide score substantially higher than public school students on reading, mathematics and science tests sponsored by the U. S. Department of Education.
In the past decade enrollment in Catholic preschool classes has increased by 300 percent and enrollment in kindergarten classes has increased by 21 percent
The Sts. Peter and Paul celebration will continue through Friday this week. Thursday students will present a talent show at 8:30 a.m. and th I pjn. they will be challenged by a “mindjoggers” competition suitable to their grade levels.
On Friday the celebration will conclude with the traditional dias carnival booths in the gym.
New Braunfels man indicted on sexual assault, indecency charges
Canyon Lake man indicted on involuntary manslaughter charges in connection with July accident
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
New Braunfels resident Vincente Gomez was indicted Wednesday on charges of sexual assault of a child and indecency with a child.
Cornel was indicted on seven counts
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and four counts of indecency with a
The incident allegedly involved two children and Is reported to have occurred between September 1989 to 1993.
Canyon Lake resident Andrew Ubslle was also indicted Wednesday.
Uballe was indicted on charges of involuntary manslaughter.
Uballe wu allegedly intoxicated when he pulled in front of another car on FM 306 on July 17,1993. One perion died in the accident.
New Braunfels resident Kent Kiucgrewu also Indicted Wednesday on charges of sggnvtted insult on a correction officer.
The assault allegedly occurred on Dee. 30 and involved a nurse lathe Conal County ML Krueger, 31, wu in jail for vioireioo of his parole.
The Conal County Grand Jury met Fab. 2 rod returned 19 indictments for 28 Thou m;
■ Ronald Sigmon, 28, of San Antonio, theft over $750 and unauthorized use of s motor vehicle.
■ Floyd Osborne, 29, of Marion, poi sn wino of a controlled
■ Joshua Blister, 51, of Canyon Springs Drive, possession of a eon-trolled lubitiiiod
■John Manly, 46, of San Maroon driving while intoxicated
■ Elizabeth Ortiz, 29, of South (Tom a1 Street, poi see ii on of a controlled substance with treed to deli vet
■ Donald Mulksy, 31, of South
■Johnny Moreau 27, of Lee Street,
burglary of a vehicle
■ Kevin Wells, 24, of Rhone, UMO-thorized use of a motor vehicle
■ Margaret Kilinowsld, 31, of McQueeney, aggregated theft over $750
■ Johnny Mqjioi, 29, of Live Oak, driving while intoxicated
■ Tandelyn Simon, 20, of North Houston Strootf cmditt curd 4hu55
■Dwight Johnson, 31, of Palesdna, driving white infeoxictesd
■Jeue Kau, 11, of Rosette Road, theft over S7S0 but leu than $20,000
■ Richard Garza, 30, of North Plum Smet, wftyttfft,
July gives Gallamine death sentence
From staff reports
A Comal County jury sentenced Sam Gallamore to death for the 1992 milder of three members of Kerrville fondly.
The sentence was reached Thursday morning after five-and-a-faatf hours
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WM riglC »id procuring Ken County Dblrict Attorney Ron Sutton. 11 Ibis is one of tho most brute! mrin I
Gallamore, 22, wu convicted 7\iee-(fey of the murder of an elderiy couple, Clayton rod Juliana Kenney and Ma. Kenney^ «g**»-• Adrienne Arnot, 44. The three were kmed in flair Kerr County home March 29,1992.
Juliana Kenney, who wu confined to a wheelchair, wu boreen with a, cedar post and nabbed. The two otb-^ cr victims were also beaten and* Prosecuted sud GsIIshmhl*
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Sdeocr will sand **¥ for capital murder April 7 in Georgetown.
Two SLA. youths to stand trial for August
By JENNIFER ROiy IL
Two San Antonio teens who wire allegedly involved in a csdaddng in New Braunfels will be feeing trial in federal court in San Antonio.
Arthur it, and flffrerio
Galvan, 17, were retailed in Augure for allegedly shooting Rudolph Trevi- . noof San Antonio toe coauaiaaoe store in tbs 1800block of San Antonio. Street
After da Bandog, the trees allegedly took Trevino's ere. They will arend trial on charges of ere knacking.
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