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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 11, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Bird season set, Page 9 / River friends column, Page 5 New Braunfels /IV •Si » _    «.    Thursday I Cl I1! J9I I APB ■■ I? f: fjgg fcf fgf’ § New Braunfels, Texas    One    Section;    14    Pages June 11 1987 25 Cents stammtisch Record lake level could force dam release increase Kevin Jonas called to say the phone number lie gave us to garner support tor his bul to travel with the Up W it h Peole entourage was w rung The numbers to call if you would like to help Jonas raise bucks tor his dream opportunity are 625 .hit! or 625-7280 \rt*a gardeners might like to know that if they have a surplus of legumes and stuff, the seniors at Comal County Senior Citizens t enter, 142 Comal in New Braunfels could be most happy to take your overage otf your hands Friday is lie day to drop by For more in-formation, call Lamta at 629 1161 or Ida at 625 I Bt Hi And thanks By DAVID MAY and SARAH DUK F Staff Writers Canyon Lake has reached its highest point in history and with heavy rains continuing to inundate Comal County and outflow rates re roamed low lake officials expect the lake level to rise even more As of lo a rn today, the lake level had swelled to ‘i c »i and because of rains this morning, inflow' rates had doubled from yesterday md w as ris mg at a rate of a loot every 12 hours The flood cont i I reservoir reached san feet above me rn •*.»level (taring the flood of I‘J i a    e ake level has never topped •    fool    spillway since the dam si on plot ion in UKW Heavy thunderstorms moving nor thward it » slow rub dumped another two inches ram in parts of New Braunfels this morning. The Na tional Weather service s.ud I hat at 9 in a rn today another strong cell of thunderstorms was reported iii northern Mexico moving nor theasterly at a rate of la mph NWS officials said a flash flood watch remains n effect through tonight tor Texas Hill ountrv, Ed ward s Plateau and South < antral Texas regions Travel was discouraged Persons in those areas were advised to monitor weather developments as heavy rains falling on saturated soils would cause severe flooding in many areas throughout the watch area Rainfall amount> since May 1»' are recorded at just over it inches as of IO a in this morning, according to a meterological frat king station here Since lune I total 'Winfall totals 7 at New Braunfels Total rainfall for the region already ipprouchi s the annual average weath« r service rf finals said A ( omul County Sheriff > dispat cher said today that Hooding c is reported in several low- lying areas and that Smithson alley Hoad J* M .12. Ammon Road and Blanco Road were under water in places The dispatcher reported that Cibolo Creek was three feet out f its hanks in some areas New’ Braunfels polit*- did not report any flooding or street problems other ihail the usual low w tier See RECORD Paqe I Selma's council is split over appointment, water system Did you know that Governor Garay of Jamaica sent a guy named Pineda to explore the northern Gull OI Mexico region in 1519 What is now the Brownsville area was the ate selected by the Jamaican for a lort Garay brought up the rear so to speak. in 1323 to occupy the fort, but the locals, meaning real live Indians said, Don t think so," and repelled the expedition It was Cor tcz, the governor of Mexico, however, who really put the brakes on Garay s dreams of a .Jamaican outland The rest of the story is contained in Agues Grimm’s book. Llanos ilemmas - Mustang Plains Our own Comal County Attorney Bill Kenner recently completed what is called an Executive Prosecutor ('nurse offered by the Na tarnal College of District Attorneys in Houston. Renner was one of 60 men and women doing so .«    -    iiyfljry    i    - The not-so-Dry Comal Creek at 5 p rn Wednesday Christen The Summer Playground Pro gram boys and girls and New Braunfels Senior Citizens are invited to a picnic June 17 from 9 a m to nom in Landa Park pavilions 4, 5 and 6 Bring a sack lunch and drinks will be provided lf it isn t still raining, there will be games and activities for all Call Parks and Recreation Department at 625-5616 for more information By TIM WAITS Staff Writer They just don t make many bull riders Uke K U Christon. What sets apart one of the na Hon s best college bull riders are ms physical build and. to a large ex tent, his personality Christon, a 1965 graduate ut Galion High School, is a tail, wiry 2U year old w ith big hands and long fingers This is not the build of the prototypical bull rider who is generally ol the short and stocky variety He docsn t look like a bull rider He looks prettier,” said Mike Renner an agriculture teacher at Canyon and, a friend of Christon’s. Bul he gels bucked off less than anybody." Another thing Hint makes Christon different from Ins col leagues is that ii takes a hammer aud a chisel to extract a word oui uf hun. a far cry from the stereotype bull rider s braggadocio But the one thing that puts Christon iii step witii the best bull r iders in the country is thai he is just flat good. He is ranked mill among bull riders in the National Intel collegiate Rodeo Association Christon will be in Bozeman, Mon And the rains came... The skies will continue to be most ly cloudy today with a iou percent chance of rain 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 with a 50 percent chance of thundershowers and a high in the up per 60s. Winds will be from the southeast at IO to 15 mph. The Menu CLASSIFIED.........11-13 COMICS.................I® DEAR ABBY............14 KALEIDOSCOPE.  .....7 OPINIONS.  .............4 SPORTS................W By JOHN Ka ,TNF R Com**.pond**nt TI)** Hind appointment ut * Selma Cite Council has prompted newly elected memlier Lam i lobe to ask d the political circus ha-- anything to do with a push to pass th** purchase of a new* .valor system tin* the * ifs of Selma Arf til** Fay who was defeated iii a 67 to -ti vote in th** \prit election has been appointed once (gam to »er\e another lei rn on the fits annet! md Joke wants the entire civ council ii eluding the mayor, to explain the >p pointmen) Selma Mayoi Kenneth Fleenoi Tuesday responded to a illest ion about Fey s appointment to council "A vote of to-1 was taken among Hie council to retain Key since tor met Mayor steve * resigned iii April and subsequently a vacancy w.ts created" wfien Fieenor a cit. conn cli member it that time took over as may OI md **n Ins seat open Fieenor did no! respond to a ques Hon as to vin i special election war not called to 'ill that position on the council, a question Jobe also believes needs answei mg Jobe said her inst choice would nave been < lins King, a resident oi Selma Park Estates, mb*- said she believes lits experience would have c I, howe- et ’ti op one sided < ourw ti men .a vt avo voted OI ,v Mil** Job**cast Grand jury reindicts woman in shooting Bv DAVID MA Staff Writer A Comal County Ii cai Wednesday reindicted > I .ake woman on r -i-r chai go O’ voluntary manslaughter nu th** ms. shooting death < J ne- oo\ ft nun! An indictment charging Janmone Childre Rust with second degree tetany murder in the september c's teatii o| Geolge Gaylord Gray L was quashed carder 'his month n district court i» tie indictment incorrectly identified Hie victim as Gary Gaylord \ dish let at tome v spokesman Wednesday said Rust, 47 will im* re ^nested atter tieing nee on a ■ VO *" pond lite voluntary manslaughter ‘barge is also a second degi*t- seh-m aider stale statutes iud upon concio Hon can he punishable bv a prison igative report*- fates that Rust was tlouted J * •• - cera lo. bruises ta Inned to flax* been astonied JUT mg a domestic argument with iii av District 'ourt coordinator Ginny ♦lanes .aid flu* ase likely will be placed on a docket for jury trial ■onudum* next month tha t's no bull tana, next week .iud likely on na tional television, representing Howard County i'm loge sn Rh < oi lege Nationals Even if he doesti1 tan well this rat Christon still has two years of college eligibility left which will probably be spent at either Texas Tech or Eastern New Mexico Christon accepts the danger of his sport as tieing just another day at the olliee, although most people don't go to the office to hang on to a brutal animal that weighs over a ton It s fun and you have the chance to make real good money, said Christon. who earns about $500 a week .ti rodeos throughout Texas and New Mexico and could make thousands more when Ire joins Hie pro rodeo * ircuit n a « ouple of years The obvious question is. Is it worth risking your (de tor the money ? The answer for c hriston i*-an unequivocal yes And that s corn mg J rom a guy w ho has had a piece of his kidney torn off and his leg broken twice He has had ins head stepped on three times and an un told number Of Stitches The next question is * Why do it?” Christen just smiles, shrugs See BU CLR I DL R, Pave 6 unique breed, and R D. Christon and friend at work. He was just beautiful Handsome, r. iii This male peacock perched .it a drainage creek guard rail on !• Vt aik must have been displac ed from a farm yard or wherever when high citer '.r har d ram caused this bird to boogie He seemed conf used intl as with all peacocks, didn’t fly well But he was fluoresc ent blue mr* yellow with a tail at least three • et long Harold and friends tried to get closer but alas he flew well enough to cleat* a 'our wire lence .oui disappear into the brush south ut ( a ny on Lake Hep vy ;