New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 23, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
IN SPORTS DAYNew Braunfels makes early exit in Unicorn soccer tourney - Page
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New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March 21,1848 March 21,1986
Taxes In 1994..........5-7 A
Birthday wi aha* from tho Herald-Zoitungl
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Terry Busto (Monday), Joe Villarreal (Monday), Jared Moore (13 yean!), Ryan Wesley, Amy Harborth (Monday), Elvira Cordova, Glyn Goff, Rubin Montanez (ii yean!), Sybil Tupa (Saturday), Steven F. Heynis, Mary Kolmeier, Julia Kresta,
Melissa Frederiksen, Dor-thy Brown, Cathrine Green, Nina Koehler, Pauline Lay, Jim Spug-gs, Carl Thurman, Lillian Elliott (Monday), Arnold Heikkila (Monday), Helen Koepp (Monday), Carl Newsome (Monday), Leo Bosset! (Monday), Dean Adams (Saturday), Charles Mott (Saturday), Bill Rush (Saturday), Beatrice Soechdng (Saturday,)
Ban Antonie St. to be closed today
San Antonio St. will be closed to through traffic between Academy Avenue and Casten Avenue starting 10:30 p.m. today until IO am. the Monday morning.
Closing times are to be repeated for three consecutive days. Detour route via West Mill Street
Stores and parking will be Tffaihlr as normal.
Senior CHKsens to host dane* today ^
The Comal County Senior Citizens Center will have a dance on Sunday, Jan. 23 from 3 to 6 p.m. Gruene’s Crossing will be the band playing the western and requested music.
Included will be some music for line dancers, also. Come join the fun.
The Snack Bar will be open. BYOB
Sis. Pater Bt Paul Catholic School aet for apodal weak
Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week starting Monday, Jan. 24, with a week long schedule of events including a prayer for peace balloon release, a school quilt prefect, a big broth-er/big sister picnic, a talent show and a carnival.
For more information, contact the school at 625-3233.
Community Chorale concert oat Fob. •
The New Braunfels Community Chorale will have a concert Sunday, Feb. 6 at 3 p.m. at the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church.
Tickets will be available at Chi-na-N-Things in Lands Plaza.
(The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch. According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community,
"Stammtisch" represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the day's happenings. We invite you to share with us.)
Tilt* winniiKi numbers
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New Braunfels Republican Women Club marks 30 years of existence as they prepare to host GOP gubernatorial candidate George W. Bush - 3A
40 Pages in three sections ■ Sunday, Jan. 23,1994 Sarvina Comal County for more than 142 years a Home of JARED moore
Serving Comal County for more than 142 years ■ Home of JARBO MOORE
■ Vol. 14a No. 49
District Judge grants Mangum more time
By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer
Henkt-Zohung Ate photo Steven Mangum, shown when he was arrested on Aug. 28 by New Braunfels Police, win have a new court date aet soon.
The trial of Steven Wayne Mangum, 49, of New Braunfels, was delayed this week after a district court judge granted the defense attorney’s request for a continuance in the case.
A new date for the trial has not been set at this time.
Mangum is accused of shooting and killing Linda Brown, 50, also of New Braunfels.
The shooting allegedly occurred at 9:29 a.m. Aug. 28 at the Das Port Haus townhouses in New Braunfels. Reports show both she and Mangum were living in the same house.
The case was investigated by officers from the New Braunfels Police Department.
According to reports, Brown had been shot in the head by a bolt action rifle. She was taken to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. She died on Aug. 31.
Mangum was arrested at the scene by NBPD officers. He is still being held in the Comal County Jail. Bond has been set at $250,000.
According to past reports, Mangum claimed to be cleaning his rifle when the shooting occurred.
Mangum was indicted by the Comal County Grand Jury on Oct. 6.
Brown was the widow of former Comal Independent School District Superintendent Bill Brown.
Prosecutor on the case is Comal County District Attorney Bill Reinter. The defense attorney is Ronald Zipp.
Block grant public hearing on tap Monday
By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer
A public hearing will be held during the regular New Braunfels Qty Coun-cil meeting Monday night to receive recommendations horn the Community Development Advisory Committee regarding the allocation of 1994 Community Development Block Grant fonds.
The city council will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the New Braunfels Municipal Building.
Members of the advisory committee will be at the meeting to answer questions from the city council members.
The yearly allocation of the fonds has been raised from $425,000 to $458,000. The fonds must be used for projects which benefit areas of the city with low-income residents.
A separate discussion and action will be held during the meeting to allow the council to vote on the committee’s recommendations. The council’s proposed uses of fonding will be published in the newspaper and will be posted
A second public hearing will be held Feb. 14 before the council votes on the final fonding allocations.
In addition to Monday’s meeting, the council will also hold workshops for the Fiscal Year 1994 - 1995 budget. The budget sessions will be held beginning at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 at the New Braunfels Municipal Building.
In other business, the council will also consider whether or not to approve a resolution allowing for condemnation proceedings to begin for the acquisition of an easement of air space tt the New Braunfels Municipal Airport.
The resolution stipulates that the condemnation proceedings can only begin if the easement cannot be acquired through negotiations.
Negotiations concerning the air space are currently being conducted. The air space is owned by the Marvin Westmeyer family.
HeretO-Zoitung photo by JOHN HUSETH
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Authorities holding eight warrants on suspect for aggravated sexual assault, indecency with a child :
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
Tire Comal County Sheriffs Office is following up on eight warrants for the arrest of a man who is believed to have sexually assaulted his girlfriend's two daughters.
The two children, ages 8 and 11, were taken into custody by Child Protective Services caseworkers on Sept 8,1993.
The children were living with their mother and her boyfriend at a residence near Canyon Lake.
"There had been an ongoing investigation by the sheriffs office investigating the charges of sexual abuse of the girls by the boyfriend," said Bill Faulkner, juvenile officer for the Comal County Sheriff a Office.
Faulkner said a warrant waa issued for the mother of the two girls on charges of ngoing a child, The mother was arrested at 3 p.m. Jan. 20.
The charges were classified as a daw A misdemeanor. Bond wet aet st $500.
The suspect has paid the bond and been released.
Eight felony warrants have been issued on the boyfriend.
Six warrants ire for aggravated sexual assault and two ire for indecency with a child.
"We are still looking for the man. Hit name will not be released until he is arrested," said Faulkner.
ll jurors selected in trial of murder suspect Sam Gallamore
From Staff Reports
Ai of Friday afternoon, 11 jurors had been selected for the capital murder trial of Sam Gallamore, 22, of Kerrville.
"They started last Thursday and there were 103 (prospective jurors) left after exemptions," said Margaret Herbrich, District Clerk. "As is usual in a capital murder trial the jurors are being interviewed one at a time and that’s taking aboutFirst juror selected Friday in McDuff trial
The fir* juror wu chosen Friday for the cap- The trial ii being held in Seguin after a diatria
ital murder trial cf kennel Allen McDufT who's . . , . . . _
accused of kidnapping, raping and killing a 28- J0***® °l*sd to change the vc ue due to extreme
year-old Austin woman publicity in the Austin area.
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According to Herbrich, 275 prospective jurors
were called for the esse.
Gallamore la standing trial for allegedly killing
three family members in their Kerr County home on March 20,1992.
A diatria court judge in Kerr County granted the change of venue flan the Kerr County Distria Court to the diaria court in New Braunfels during a pro-trial hearing Jan. 6.
Judge Kart Profile of the 198th Distria Court will hour the case which will tried by Kerr County Distria Attorney prosecutors.Looking for a bargain? See tho Classifieds