New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 9, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
Mostly cloudy conditions, winds from the southeast at about IO mph, highs near 90 and lows near 70 are forecast for the area today, Hie chance for afternoon lh under show-ere stands at 40 percent. For weather details, see Page 2.
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung wishes "happy birthday" today to Dennis Templeton Jr., bennis Templeton Sr., Esther Kay Wise, Branon Schccl and Mary Carrillo.
"Happy birthday" Monday to Marisa Garza, Jennifer Guerrero and Frank Mendoza III.
Belated best wishes to Tony Bartlett, Chasity Villarreal and Lupe Valdez.
"Happy anniversary" today to Diron and Roxanne Wunderlich, Linda and Terry Rapp and Rennie and Sandy Guenther. Celebrating Monday anniversaries are Goswin and Gladys Klacmcr and Barbara and Ambrose Botchers.
Belated anniversary greetings to Cristina and Ramiro Lagunas and Ellen and Wilton Wamecke.
Know of a birthday or anniversary? Give our receptionist a call the day before at 625-9144 — we’d like to share in the greetings.
Discover the fun of summer in New Braunfels at the annual Discovery Scries otlercd by the CTiild-ren’s Museum. From June 11 through Aug. 2. sessions will nm from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through Fridays.
Children between 6 and 12 years old take two classes each day. Classes range from watercolor, wreath making, and papier-mache, to sandcasting, cooking, quilting, sewing and collage making. Admission is $25 per week or $7 a day if a child will not be attending all classes each week. Museum members pay $20 a week or $6 a day. To register call 620-0939.
Due to the recent relocation of the San Antonio Food Bank, the distribution of (JSDA commodities have been canceled for the month of June.
The next issue for Comal County will be during die week of July 16. For more information call 625 6268.
Girls attending Comal and New Braunfels independent school districts who will be juniors in lite coming school year arc eligible to participate in this year’s Comal County Fair queen contest. If you would like to take part, photic 625-6916. 625-4279 or 629-3953. Sponsors may be any civic organization, business or individual.
Harmony Baptist Church is seeking garage sale items lo raise money lo purchase furniture for the new sanctuary al 1472 S. Texas Hwy. 46. Monetary donations arc also accepted. The garage sale is slated for June 14 and 15. Items can be taken to the church or call 629-2293 or 625-6546 to have items picked up.
Canyon High School Class of 1971 will celebrate its 20-year class reunion from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. June 29 in the Arts and Crafts Building of the Comal County Fairgrounds. For more information. call 629-7707.
Lake art show
Canyon Lake Art Guild will sponsor an art show during lite June 15 Silver Celebration and rededication of Canyon Dam. The show will take place from IO a.m. to 5 p.m. on the front porch of SM STAMMTISCH, Pug* 2A
SAFE’s survey indicates three houses inside limits
By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor
After spending less than $200 on a land survey, members of Securing a Future Environment claim they now have the documentation that will slop the Lafarge and Systcch corporations from storing and burning hazardous waste.
“We haven’t got them completely, but we’ve got them in a bad situation," said SAFE President David Wallace.
Directors of SAFE, during a press conference Friday afternoon at Krause’s Cafe, announced they had filed a formal motion with the Texas Air Control Board and the Texas Water Commission requesting that Lafarge and Systech permits to store and bum hazardous waste be denied based on a land survey.
Last week members of SAFE commissioned Comal County Surveyor Woody Cash to perform a survey of the area arouiul the Balcones Cement Plant located on Wald Road, outside of New Braunfels city limns for a fee of about $200, Wallace said.
According to Wallace, the survey indicates there are three homes located closer than Vt -mile of the cement kiln on the plant’s property.
And according to Senate Bill 1099 — signed into law by Gov. Aim Richards Friday — no facility will be allowed to bum hazardous waste when located within
A -mile of a residence, school, church, day care center, dedicated park or surface waler body for drinking. The Air Control Board and the Water Commission now have 120 days to make rules to comply with 1099,
“Mr. Cash’s survey demonstrates that there are three homes that arc clearly within 'A -mile of the physical kiln to the structure of those homes,” said SAFE board member Paul Pennington. “What that means is that there arc three homes out there which will automatically prohibit Lafarge and Systech from being able to bum toxic waste in New Braunfels and Comal County."
Herb Schneider, a spokesman at the Balcones Cement Plant, said Lafarge, which owns the plant, has no intention of pulling its permits.
“The moratorium is in place which means we’re neither going to go forward nor hack off of this — we’re not going to withdraw." he said
Lafarge, along with its subsidiary Systech Environmental Corp., sclf-iniuated a moratorium on the permits while Southwest Research Institute in San .Antonio performs an environmental assessment of the proposed project.
SAFE provided documentation of the survey to officials at the New Braunfels plant late Friday
“We have run been asked for anybody to allow
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David Wallace says a survey performed by trie county surveyor snows triree homes are located within 1/2-milo of trie Balcones Cement Plant. (Photo by Stepname Ferguson)
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Three Sections, 46 Pages
Thrift now under Victoria flag
By BOB STEWART Staff Writer
The Resolution Trust Corp. closed First Federal Savings of New Braunfels and approved the transfer of its deposits to Victoria Bank and Trust Friday afternoon.
The failed thrift’s four offices will reopen Monday as offices of Victoria Bank and Trust.
T.L. Walker, president of Victoria
National Bank and Trust-New Braunfels, said First Federal Savings opened for regular weekend business hours Saturday as part of Victoria Bank and Trust.
"We will keep the Wimberley branch open and will fold the San Marcos and Canyon Lake branches into our existing offices in those areas,” Walker said. “No decision on New Braunfels has been made yet.”
First Federal Savings’ New Braunfels office is located on Main Plaza. Victoria Bank is located at 1000 N. Walnut Ave.
First Federal Savings of New Braunfels had total assets of $207.3 million and total liabilities of $209.1 million, including $203.8 million in 23,000 deposit accounts.
Victoria Bank and Trust paid a $51,000 premium to the RTC to
receive the deposits.
The RTC will assist the transaction by advancing $194 million to Victoria Bank and Trust and retaining about $197.6 million of First Federals assets.
The agency will recover a portion of the advance through sale of the assets.
The ultimate cost to the agency for the thrift’s failure is estimated at
Customers of Victoria Bank and Trust can obtain .service at any of the banks locations around the state.
“We continue to look at institutions in our market area," Walker said about possible future acquisitions The bank prefers to operate in smaller cities and has no operations in large metropolitan areas, according to Walker.
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Senior center effort in final third
By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writar
Airlife Helicopter from San Antonio evacuated one victim in a near headon collision at the entrance ramp on the northbound access road in the 800 block of Interstate 35 north of Walnut Avenue,
The accident occurred about 3 p m. Friday.
A late-mode I Chevrolet Monza, northbound and attempting to enter EH 35 struck the side of a pickup truck pulling a travel trailer southbound on the access road The front left of the car was smashed and the entire left side of the truck and trailer were damaged.
"The car came right at us," said Albin Pataky, driver of the truck. ‘We almost had a head-on collision. I jumped up on the curb to try to miss hun."
New Braunfels Police, a Department of Public Safety Trooper .intl New Braunfels Fire. Fmeracncv
Rescue crews work to free an accident victim on the Interstate Highway 35 access road Friday afternoon A wrecker was used to pry the roof from Jnd Jims
the car to release the driver when the ‘jaws of life" malfunctioned. (Photo by Robert Stewart) *cr 1 sm wreck. p»o»2a
During the final third of the fund drive for construction of the Seniors’ Center of Comal County, progress can be monitored on a “thermometer," to be presented twice each week ui lite New Braunfels Herald Zeitung
Volunteers from the Comal County Senior Citizens’ Foundation will work lo keep figures provided to the newspaper and those posted on Main Plaza in agreement.
The large thermometer was constructed by volunteer Waller Oakes, who supplied the materials ll was painted without charge by U S. Signs and erected in a space provided by George Bokomey.
Assuming duties as chairman of the Business and Individual Comribu lions Committee for the remainder of the drive is Tim Moms of Mayo and Morris investments. ‘The future is now," he said. “Let's all pitch in, in any way that we are able, to support the community’s and our greatest asset—our senior citizens."
Another volunteer. Bob Duigel-
dein, is coordinating placement of donor lists. He invites those who detect mistakes or omissions to call him at 625-7434 “Maybe ut the future nusiakcs can be avoided.” he said, noting that Ed Monroe. Gladys Harding and Vickie Crutchfield have volunteered lo enter donor lists on a computer
“Then," Duigeidcin said, “we ll be able to blair* it on the computer."
Recent contributors, grouted by their level oi participation. include
($1,008-$4,*99); Glenn G. and Ouysuite Bruitside. SD. aud Nancy David, Tressie Russell, J un fed Wood and Jim D and Munal Mooney.
Cornerstone donors ($500-$999); Robert W. and Marjorie M. Miller, Glenn and Ruth Johnson, John and Hortense Karbach and Charles and Margaret B. Burdette.
Foundation donors (up to $499):
Will and Vomue Stauffer, J.C. and Hazel Washburn. Jas L. and Carolyn P Kilkenny. Mrs. W H (Pearl) Chambers; Tommy and Amy B. O Gorman and Mary V Hendricks Roice W and Mary Lou Broome, Barry J and Shirley M Brooks, Cecil and Ina C. Fumet! la, Mildred E. Wise, Mar gain E Kovacs and Judith Kov aes Long. Jas. A and Kau M MeCoubrey. Eugene D and Janeue C. Eike and Jean Balch Jones Ralph M and Mane Dawson. Nancy Riggins. DC and Frances L. Allard. Marcella H Dailey, Betty Shoeniake. Byron and lheodora Dillon, Maruid SctuueOer. Fred and Neva Wagner. Win R and Jeaiuune J. Johnson. J L. and Jean Cooney. Bob and Rose Ai ut Van /and! and John A. and Teresa T. Campbell
Ed P and Betty L. Kearns. Aim Belle Heels, Cleo Alexander. Amie Monday. Robi. B. and Ruth M Alford, Marshall H and Mary Uddeit, Frances E Bridges. Stan A and Mary K Cunningham, Mi and Mrs L E
Rapier, Mr and Mrs Paul Obis and Ms. Annie Price Mr and Mrs. Pat (Margaret Palmer), Robert and Darlene Muior, Gertrude P. Hamilton. Aurelia M Hanz, Hubert and Elaine Henries, Dorothy L. Hester, David J. and Olive Hoi’* he nu, Mr and Mrs. GM Holzmann and Lynn Mane Holme.
Mr and Mrs. W M. King Jr., Irene Stauffer Klein, Adelheid Krueger. Archie and Nancy Ladshaw, Carl W arid Manh Lav rn, Lienor Lehmann. Kurt F Lehnhoff, Mr and Mrs. Joe B Lemmon, Stella Luerson. Amor KH ie Malm stead, Mr and Mrs. Card D (KateG.) Mathis, Mr and Mrs Victor A. (Hilda) Moelleruig and Alba Chavez Morales
George and Margaret Nowouiy, Vera Oelkcrs, Mr arid Sirs. Ed wa S (Vera) Oaten, Mr and Mis Wayne A (liar ae) Phare*, Louise Redden, VU and Mrs. John (Pauluw) Reynolds, Mr and Mrs Davide L. (Lindy) K U
CHK, JACollodion* for finh>vanon ot tim bunion* Cm lim bt Comdt Courtly have 'eaunuu $221 JOO