New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 19, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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Traffic fatalities mounting in countyYouth drowns in Guadalupe SaturdayA One-Horse Town?
MRomiiid people theoe are wild riven,” caid Sgt. “Mac" MeEachem Monday. NIt isn’t Disneyland — it can be dangerous.”
In the second drowning in New Briunfols this year, Jesse Riggs, 13, of Gouldsboro, Maine, died in the Guadalupe River Saturday. He was swimming with a church group out of Houston, and no one noticed him missing until it was too late.
A civilian diver found his body under 13-17 feet of water downriver ftom the Gram Bridge. If you can’t swim, take advantage of a lift jacket,” said McBachem. ‘If you can swim, use the buddy system. Just use commonsense.”
RiggS wss alleged to lave been able to swim. *740 one knows what happened,” McEachem said. “He might -have slapped into one of those holes anti panicked "
A “hole” is a sudden drop-off of the bottom of the rtvqy. “Them was no entanglement," McEachem said “It was just a tragic accident .”
Patrick Riggs, Jesse's uncle, said Jesse wu visiting his grandmother, Christine Riggs, in Sugar Land (near Houston) hr a month. A month ago he had oome to Texu for the funeral of Christine's spouse, his grandfather.
Mrs. Riggs wu upset at the polioe because the group of children with which Jesu had been claimed they had asked a patrol officer if it wu soft to swim there and had been told it wu. “People are irrational after the death of a loved one,” McBachem said.
Last month a New Braunfbls boy drowned in the Comal River near The Other Place resort when he ftll out of his inner tube.
Riggs is also survived by Ms father and step-mother Michael and Patty Riggs of Gouldsboro. His mother and lupfadisi; Nanoy and Michael Brain, of Lamoine, Mains, also survive him, u do two tinsel Heidi Riggs, of Lamoine, and Cathy Riggs, of Gouldsboro.
A stepbrother, Jared Merritt, also lieu in Gouldsboro. Jasu's maternal grandparents, Vernon and Laverne Bickford, live in Hanoook, Mains.
Ohambgr plans next luilnaiiAftar Hours
Busineu After Hours is planning a Membership Mixer, an informal gathering of Chamber of Commerce members sponsored by The Watering Hole Saloon ft Dance Hall at 1390 Old McQueeney Road for Wednesday July 27 ftom 5-7 p.m.
Members can meet, make new contacts and exchange ideu with other members of our business community. Each Chamber member may bring one guest. Introduce yourself to the “Mystery Member” and you may win cash!
A Spring Branch 21-year-old's motorcycle hit head-on a dump truck Friday.
Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard Smith pronounced Joseph Anton Jani dead at 3:30 p.m. on FM 306, one and a half miles west of Hancock. The 1991 Kawasaki exploded and burned on impact .
Shawn Ghieckert, of Canyon Lake, driving the 1977 Ford truck, remained uninjured.
This makes die seventh traffic fhaal-- ky hi Owns! Oeunvy this mwah.-Two happened on 1-35 in New Braunfels, ene aHieep 337 and River Road, one on Blanco off of 46, one on 2X1 and two Involving trucks on FM306.
They are happening all over. None have proven to involve alcohol. Some were wearing seat belts, some weren’t.
There exists among Department of Public Safety troopers some concensus that population growth and increased tourist trade are the causes.
New Braunfels Police Chief C. R. Headon said speeding is not even a major contributing factor in all of these. “I think it's a general lack of attention, which would include speeding,” he said. “It's a hot summer, a hot, dry time of year, and peoples nerves get on edge.
“The lift you save might be your own.”
Entries for the 101st Comal County Fair Parade are now being accepted. The Parade will be held Friday Sept 23, beginning at IO a.m.
For an entry form or more information, please call Margi Handrick at 625-1884.
The Randolph Air Force Base Activities Office will sponsor an informal thre^hcur infofmttfon
update briefing on Aug. IO for military retirees and spouses.
Representatives ftom rho Mcd-ical Squadron, Family Support and Legal Offices will addresa a variety of subjects currently the concern of military retirees.
Among subjects covered will be the status of the DOD TriCare health plan as it relates to Randolph AFB, on-going Bass health enhancement programs, living wills, durable powers of attorney, MHM trusts, volunteer opportunities, pisnned men end women "Health Day" programs, fondly sasittaacs program and others.
To the extent time permits, presenters will entertain questions ftom the floor.
Bach will also provide Instructions on where retirees can seek mom detailed guidance or arab-tance tm subjects (llaniseed
The meeting will be held In the Randolph AFB Theatre and begins et 0900 (9 a m ).
For Amhar infommdon, call 652-6110.‘Hello, my name is ’• • •Residents warned to ask for credentials first
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Hearing could bring about new Comal water district
Minim Kooiitrs, of DftH, distributor of AT&T 8000 security systems in Texas, said after phone calls ftom oonoemed citiaensTueaday if someone cornea soliciting to one s home -check credentials.
“Wa do have dealers In the ana whp an telemarketing," aha said. “They an legitimate."
1 New Braunfels Police Chief C. R. Headon said tile people telemarketing the security systems sounded unproMonel. 'We'n always consarned about our senior oitinns st i time Ilks this," he said.
Mike Grist, Now Bnunfola Baft city director, said to be care Ail "People who want to ast your pocketbook an every when, he said. “Tho phono palls say AT&T ii in town and wans to ehtok your security and soma out to vour horns.”
Tha proposed taxing district would Include ill moss of Cornel County. . * included In the Idwasds Underground Water District This district would include mas over the Trinity Aquifer If the district ii approved by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, sn election would bs sailed to aaa lf the public wans to utflblirii tha discript and sleet officers.
Tbs Canyon Lake Water Supply Corporation is one of the parties opposing elution of tbs district The corporation would eventually Uhs to iii a bribes (Witty ai Canyon Labi whish could provide ureter to blam.
An evidentiary hearing for the possible formation of a Comal County Underground Water Diarist will ba held beginning it 1:50 a m. Wednesday at w Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative,
The hearing win Mums Thursday at 1:30 a.m.
Bulverde resident Cameron Wiley filed the original petition for orration of the district to address problems of increasing population and limited
ComaTciounty Commissioners Gatm tg endorsed tits plan.
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