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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 10, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NB Stars 3rd in nation, Page 9A / Hometown as always, Page 4B New Braunfels ilV JJ—LL New Braunfels, Texas I wo Sections, 24 Pages Wednesday Vol. 134, NO. 113 June IO, 1987 25 Cents Stammtisch Walkin’ and rollin’ HUT 'Wit Humane Society of New Braunfels shelter hours are IO a rn to 5 p rn Mondays. IO a rn to 4 pm. Tuesdays. Wednesdays. Fridays and saturdays noon to 5 p m. thursdays. The shelter on Kuehler is dosed Sundays The Fischer store School turned C ommunity (’enter will have an open house Saturday from noon un hi I p rn Barbecue and all the traditional side dishes will be served and desserts and refreshments also will be available Admission for adults is ST while children under 12 inly pay $2 The Community Center is on the northeast corner of the intersection r i '.I 32 and t M 184 at f- is< her I he public is invited Members of New Braunfels Noon I ion s club bless their patriotic hearts collected $1,721 at various locations around town Saturday to go for a Fourth of July extravagan za Ft me Mendez who is the Lion’s Save I he Fireworks chairman, told City Council Monday, "The patriotism of chi city came out in the six hours we were out there I love this town ” That effort coupled with the noun tv commissioner s donation of $500 brings the fireworks fund to a total of $9 095 as of this morning Jaycees President Frank Witting said Brev orks fundraisers are still hop mg to muster another $2,000 by June 3o He said about Sinh is coming in daily through the mail, Also. someone making a donation recently accidently donated a 10-karat gold ring and someone mistakenly gave a lucky penny vs it ting said the owners of those items may claim them by calling him at 025-3000. And now , a list of recent fireworks donations $100 Citizen s National Bank $25, Kermit and Karen Baese $10 each from the latnUy’s of Md Arnold. James Ryan and Gary Ryan $25. Pen Foods $23 Bob Kiesling $25 Boddle Boder Jr M D. I <attributions tan be done by call mg Witting at the aforementioned number writing P O Box 412 New Braunfels 781 ll or through any of the merchants collecting monies at their places of business We lose this town too Krme Residents in the I- M no! area in chiding FNI 483 Kohlenberg Lane Watson Lane Fast Soechting Lane and Francis Harris Road are on the lookout for suspicious persons Residents w ith the help of Comal County Sheriff’s Department. Comal County Civil Detente Rescue Squad New Braunfels FMS Commissioner Clyde Jacobs Jr George E Smith sr Fred Soefje. Terry Burton Mrs Calvin Schneider. Mr and Mrs Richard Kisby, Mr and Mrs Fred \ Ptoeh, Lorenz Boding and others have formed a Neighborhood Crime Watch Members and other interested persons are invited to a dinner and social in the home of Mr and Mrs Fred Pioch on Watson Lane on June 12 starting at 6 id p rn And the rains came The skies w ill continue lo be mostly cloudy today w ith a IOO per cent chance of ruin today, dropping to a 50 percent chance tonight Winds tonight will be from the southeast at 5 to IO mph and the low will drop to near 70 Thursday will be mostly cloudy wdh a 50 percent chance ot thundershowers and a high in Hie up per 80s Winds will be from the southeast at IO to 15 mph The Menu BUSINESS.............8A CLASSIFIED........9    11 B COMICS.............  6B DEAR ABBY...........7B EDUCATION..........I2A ENTERTAINMENT ...7B KALEIDOSCOPE I 8B INSIGHT.  ..........5A OPINIONS..............AA SPORTS.............MIA Veronica Muno? on ground lets friend Maria Ovalle roil an over her during a break in the rain this week Angelica Tristar waits ‘or her turn to cartwheel on the wet green Ja/.n in New Braunfels. (Photo by Leslie Kriewaldt- County Solon wants stiff enforcement for sign vandalism By JOHN KASTNER Correspondent I heft of countv road sign-, and in entente of motorists being wa tied off roads ha» promoted one Guadalupe t ounty commissioner to call tor stif fer fines ior tampering with county property According to Guadalupe County Commissioner Jim Brannon severe flooding of late has caused more road signs to be stolen or destroyed During this week scommissioners meeting, county road administrator Bill Turppu agreed with Brannon and said the problem has reached crisis stage I nie^s the county acts now he said. We could be in the same boat w hen the next heavy rains hit again "My department was out of warn ing signs within a 15 minute span an I we had cars stalled everywhere not to mention pavement that was wash ed aw ay "However we were lucky in that we did not have any drowning' to say the least " Turppa said Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin Harborth said his office received on ly three reports of cars being swept oil low water crossings bul it w.,-luck again that saved us " Brannon urged commissioners to look into tile possible purchase of per margent fold-down sign, similar to ones used by Texas Department of Highways and Public Transporta Hon "We need permanent. Danger low water crossing signs he said "Some people get out ut their cars move the portable emergency signs and drive through " He also pointed out that most of the low water flood gauges were also missing from several county roads Brannon recommended commis shiners use* some of the road and bridge funds reserve to purchase and erect the permanent signs County Judge Jim Sagebiel sug gested that the commissioners review the cost oi permanent signs during this week s special workshop session and come up w ith some figures that they can present to the members Turppa indicated that the county might spend considerable money put ting up such signs He said the county might pay as much as $300 per low Landfill sale likely after workshop airs concerns water crossing There are now some 25 to 30 low w ater crossings that ha*, e these permanent Mgns and few oi them have been reported damaged defaced or stolen In other business. commissioner*-approved a confract with lander mann Construction Company in th* amount of $ : million for construction of a new jail < ummissioners also agreed to con tinue the use of county employee' and materials to erect "Crime Watch signs purchased by subdivi sion residents The signs will be erected on county propers Turppa appointed Sanitarian George Woods to handle the respon sibilitv of county landfill operations and collections Agreement was to have all contracts come before commissioners court w ith all members present when action or actual signing is to take place The action came after a recommendation by Precinct I Com missioner Booby Bulgenn The contract issue ares*- again when Woods announced that the county wig unable to vacate the Marion landfill site leased from Mary Lee Gembier May 31 because of the weather Sagebiel notified Gembier as prescribed in the lease JO days prior to cancellation of the lease The county will make the June payment because work at the landfill is ex petted to take another two to three weeks depending upon the weather The county has closed the landfill, but it must be inspected by the state ‘ lf we vote in a contract. I don t see how we can get away from voting it out ' Brannon added The contract is a creature of the court " It was also mentioned that effec tive immediately, City ot New Berlin has a contract with County Wide Am balance Service from Seguin Har borth indicated that the Sheriff s Department frequently is the first to be notified and asked to summon an ambulance to a wreck scene In a majority of cases, officials said. the exact location is unknown, especially if the location in New Berlin is inside the city limits or outside, as current ly the contract states that neither Seguin EMS nor SAFES will pick up an accident victim inside the New Berlin city limits By DAV ID MAY Staff Writer Following Tuesday s landfill workshop between New Braunfels and Comal County officials it ap pears commissioner’s court ■* ill have the needed volts next week to <<p prove the purchase of the Freiheit Road site bv W aste Management ira Commissioners are expe< ted to formalize the sale during their regular session June I. Comm atoners Ned Craigmile .md ( I % dc* Jacobs whose reservations caused N B youth has dream, sense of enterprise By SARAH DUK F Staff Writer Kevin Jonas has a dream fb wants ne a part of the t p Aith People cast traveling the world and acting as a goodwill ambassador He also has business acumen A la'k ot money is getting in the way far the New Braunfels man woo gradu ated from New Brauntels High Sebec! in 98) To help earn the more than $'♦ ‘"ft . r tuition and exper.'es Jena- 2i* i eiiing stock in him 'elf He has issued stock prospec tus to morf* than tot) organizations and'-.e*. around the c ity The pro spectus comes compd".- wnh a shareholder' certificate and a detailed account of how funds .I! ?*■ used The interest is in my future It s not money," Jon .is said It just a more or ie reative way t Please help ne* he s<nd explain mg the prospectus for Sloe can buy a share in the yourn " e future The money will cover tim a expenses for bp with People .« pro gram accredited bv ihe University ot \rizona and personal expense, for Jonas during his lo month tour of ti * world The interest paid on the invest menu besides doing something ’« help a young person with a bright suture is rn :>rount of the man s to tabu commission 28 said they feel ( the contract s term favorably on the piof ■ I am read1, to a Free im ? 2 ( dpnmi.s -following the sessiu concerns are resolv viable sale said Precinct I ( iv de .Jacobs after have some inform a* quire an i I am stii the future but I an. in favor Uommissiones - u i (ommissioner Evans, asked im *h city officials to publ i em.' about : Tai e i. ping fees and the i bolti em it ie- shoo a HO the percent gross er the J 5-year agree ver instead of taking iney i rom the cash price d placing I’ in an interest bearing ist fond for future waste manage no* each es .tv agreed Tuesday to arrage and r ontrol its own I really think the’ is the best way go" 'aid Councilman James Kidbread You ’ake your half and Til toke our bait Let each entity aridge their ow n I sones that is the At-large council rn an Doug Miller id later ‘hat he will ask the city to •©cee J w th a formula to place a rn enrage of tin revenues into a .st fund to address future landfill < auntv Judge Fred < lark who also id the a movi po would f>e no one* se agreeme ie op f- v ar Man gets eight-year term for sex assault See UP Page 2A Head Start officials claim information was incorrect By DAV IO MAY and JIM WEBRE Staff Writers The chief administrator of the Head start program said Tues*:., that the name of the program employee responsible for leuv mg the child in the company of a janitor and :or violating program polity tass rn correct in a recent news account although the name was given the administrator and cont inned t y the program director An allegation ct -.ex ibuse ot a child at a Comal County - Head start program site reman • if mint, pet ding outcome of an invest I ga Hoi not yet presented to the district tit erne v A C omal County grand jury wa- to convene today, although a spokeswoman for the district at torney s otfice said Wednesday morning that there likely would be no presentation and the prosecutor s office had nothing on it Louis R Ramirez executive direc tor of Community Council ot south Central Texas. Head Start a parent agency, also said he would not identify the teaching aide directly responsible for leaving a child unattended at the Krueger street center bei ause of a policy of confidentiality Head Start nationw ide is a federally funded program subject to prove sions of the federal Freedom of Information Act insofar as name> of employees, -.diaries, other coms aud program reviews The HeraldZeitung has verbally re quested copies of the program s pro gram reviews, assessments of the performance of the program done by Ramirez 'aid the Head start grain is the .nly twier .iv program operate-s uut ot me co that performs >u* i. 'el! assess, rev lew s In a June 4 interview wi reporter Ramirez identified employee nvolved *n *1 < in, ie Read Teacher Linda Springer y who was responsible mr cav up child in the company ut a ai Ramirez 'aid the employee was niger I he t mid accuses the J a of '**\uui misconduct alter en hours at the south Krueger tacUi un ta and inaccurately .leserib-rec? federal grant process Start here was later cor der local program director isehaiek contacted the * the following week See HEAD START Page 2A MW Head Start s Krueger Street site ;