New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 3, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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18 Pages in two sections ■ Friday, June 3,1994
Serving Comal County for more than 142 years ■ Home of AMY BRIGHT
I Vol. 142, No. 146
Man killed in industrial accident
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
Birthday wishes from tho Herald-Zoitung!
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Amy Bright, Mary Esther Rodriguez, Blanca Villarreal (Saturday), James Bertsch, Lloyd Lipke.
Children’s Museum hosting Terri Adams
The Children's Museum is hosting a gallery talk on Tuesday, June 7. The speaker is Terri Adams, General Manager of Schlitterbahn; her topic is the Dragon Blaster and the making of water rides from conception to completion.
After the talk, participants will design their own water rides with art materials supplied by CMNB. Admission to the museum is free for families on the first Tuesday of the month from I p.m. to 5 pm.
Registration is under way at the Children's Museum for summer classes. Classes are hands-on expe ricnces in art, TV production and science for all ages. Call the museum, 620-0939 for more information.
Creative Clay Workshop in Greene
A Magical Child Creative Clay Workshop will be held from IO a.rn. to 4 pm. June 6 at Buck Pottery in Gruene.
The workshop is a benefit for the Children's Museum. No preregistration is required. Remember to wear old clothes. For more information, eau 620-0939.
Canyon Lake OOP women to host entertainment
What is better than ice cream and homemade cake on a hot day in June? - ice cream and cake with Prime Time Rhymes.
Canyon Lake Republican Women will present a program of utterly ridiculous recitations. The public is invted to the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall in Sattler June 15 at 8 p.m. for an evening of delicious fun. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children six and under. All ages are welcome to this family entertainment.
For tickets, see a member or call Patsy Newton at 964-3585.
Council to appoint member to airport board
At its regular meeting on June 27, the New Braunfels City Council will be considering the appointment of one member to the New Braunfels Municipal Airport Advisory Board.
The position is for a partial term ending May 12,1996.
Applications are available in the office of the city secretary and must be delivered to the city secretary’s office by 12 p.m., Wednesday, June 22.
Open house sot for Hill Country Counseling Center
Hill Country Counseling Center, 876 Loop 337, building D, Suite 401, will hold a open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p m Tuesday, June 14. RSVP to 629-7303.
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An accident at an industrial site in New Braunfels resulted in the death of Canyon Lake man Thursday.
Donald Buchanan, 46, was rushed to McKenna Memorial Hospital after a steel cable snapped and stabbed him in the stomach. According to
Canyon Lake man stabbed by steel cable
officials foe cable hit Buchanan's upper abdomen.
Buchanan was part of a crew that was taking down steel caries at an industrial site at 1216 Industrial Drive near Loop 337.
Hie accident occurred at approximately I p.m. Thursday. Officials said the man was in arrest
when New Braunfels emergency medical technicians arrived on the scene. Two ambulances were called to the site.
According to officials, paramedics called Air-Life helicopter from San Antonio for assistance; however, it was not available and StarFlight from
Austin was called instead.
“After they found out the estimated arrival time StarFlight was canceled and the man was taken to McKenna,” said New Braunfels Fire Chief Phil Baker.
Paramedics continued lifesaving efforts until Buchanan arrived at the hospital. Buchanan died approximately 27 minutes after he arrived at McKenna.
Concerts in the Park
Bank robbery suspect arrested here yesterday
Herald Zeitung photo by SUSAN ENGLAND Local chlkfren'a/folk music singers Chris & Judy performed st the weekly Miller Genuine Draft Concerts in the Parks aeries leat night at Lands Park. A father and his daughter danced to the music performed
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
A man believed to have been involved in a bank robbery in Lorena was arrested in New Braunfels Wednesday.
According Chief Deputy Elwood Hoher/ of the Comal County Sheriffs Office, Lorena police officials were looking for William Earl Mills and believed he had been involved in a bank robbery that occurred May 28 in Lorena.
Deputies discovered that Mills was staying at the Fountain Motel on Highway 81.
At 2:30 Thursday, officials with the FBI, Comal County Sheriffs Office and San Marcos Police Department
arrested Mills in Room 101 of th?* motel.
Deputies made the arrest after they were contacted by the San Marcos Police Department at noon Wednesday.
San Marcos police were searching for Sheila Fox, also know as Sheila Smith and believed she might be in the Canyon Lake arca. Smith was also
Suspect said to be connected with May 29 Lorena robbery
wanted for the bank robbery in Lorena. She was arrested in San Marcos. Her arrest led officials to Mills.
Hoher/. said a 12-gauge shotgun was confiscated at Williams motel room and a Ryder moving truck was impounded No cash has been found yet.
Lorena is located south of Waco. The bank was located on Interstate
Highway 35. The defendants are believed to be from Martindale.
Comal County detectives Jimmy Limmer, Rick Cardenas and Ed Whitson helped with the arrest.
The suspects were taken to the Hays County Jail.
The Ryder truck was taken to the Comal County Sheriffs Office where officials from Lorena retrieved it.
Burglaries in western part of Comal County slowing up after arrests
County approves Eikel Field work
By CRAIG HAMMETT
Comal County Commissioners’ Court gave approval for the county to work with the city in developing plans for improvements to the Eikel Field park.
The court authorized County Engineer Tom Homseth to develop plans with City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski to
apply for a grant. Homseth said the grant would most likely go through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
“Now he can go ahead with plans and start working on it,” said Commissioner Cristina Zamora, whose Precinct 3 contains Eikel Field "They are going to work together to develop a plan I'm very excited ”
Zamora said plans need to be com
pleted and submitted for application by July. The county recently received state funds to restore the Faust St. Bridge by applying for grants through a state and federal historic improvements project.
Zamora said residents have become concerned that use of Eikel Field has moved away from a family-type environment, a place where children can feel safe
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
A rash of burglaries that occurred in the western portion of the county has slowed down according to Chief Deputy Elwood Hoher/ of the Comal County Sheriffs Office
Twenty-four of the burglaries have been solved during a four-week penod Hoher/ said several arrests have been made
Many of the burglaries are committed by people who are from out of town. Hoher/ said some people will come to Comal County for a little entertainment and end up gening in trouble.
Most of the burglanes have occurred during the day nine while homeowners are at work.
The best prevention for burglanes is neighbors watching out for neighbors, said Hoher/
“People should let their neighbors know and have them watching out for their house,” he said
“The best help is if a neighbor takes down a license plate number of a vehicle at the home,” said Hoher/
Police are currently investigating three burglanes that occurred this week in the western part of the county.
A burglary of a habitation is reported to have occurred at noon June I in the 2900 block of Casey Road in Bulverde.
Reports show no items were missing.
The case is being investigated by Detective Rick Cardenas
Another burglary of a habitation is reported to have occurred June I in the 190 block of Jollc near Spring Branch Reports show more than 5300 in miscellaneous items were stolen. Detective Jimmy Limmer is investigating the case.
According to reports a burglary of a business occurred May 30 and 31 at Tommy Wilson’s Barbecue restaurant in Bulverde Reports show more than S400 in items was taken The case is being investigated by Limmer
HIV/AIDS seminar to be held at Comal County Health Dept.
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
An educational seminar on HIV infection and AIDS will be held next month at the Comal County Health Department The seminar, which is sponsored by the health department and the Hispanic AIDS Commission, will be held at 7 p m June 9.
It is open to all individuals who are interested in learning more about HIV and AIDS.
“We are interested in people having more training so they can teach others about HIV and AIDS,” said Comal County Nurse Shcl McWilliams, R N McWilliams said this is the first large-scale seminar in Comal County concerning AIDS and HIV.
The program is being funded by a
grant received by the Hispanic AIDS Commission from the Texas Department of Health The number of people in Comal County who carry HIV has not been determined, according McWilliams “We don’t know, and the state doesn’t know It is hard to follow," she said "There are people in the county who are HIV positive. Many have been tested somewhere elese We do
testing here also anti we probably see IO or so people per month ” McWilliams said very few of those who are tested are HIV positive By coming into tire health department the people being tested are able to receive education about AIDS “We Ire Ip them understand their nsks and how to lower their nsks,” she said McWilliams stressed that the Hispanic AIDS Commission does not only
help Hispanic people with AIDS or HIV but it is also open to all individuals
The seminar will be directed toward adults and young adults, according to McWilliams
The health department is located on Mill Street behind the Comal County Courthouse For more information call 620-5595.Pot news, advertising or subscription information, call 625-9144 or Metro 6