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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 17, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas School officials'salaries, Page4B I UT on probation, Page TIA New Braunfels VAV New Braunfels Texcis Stamm ti schWednesdayJune 17, 1987 25 Cents Two Sections, 26 Paqes Vol. 134, No. 118 CU !/<•!'    "A    !'    ,    lull Corn ii ]y to op* ’ shell i Tin* .I • •    • for ag< IiV( S i' .    .    i • kin^. diligent •Hey children’s Angust • >v ide.1 refuge netwcm the it) years whose and emotionally Canyon release growing to 2,500 cfs with possible 5,200 cfs by Saturday Corps of Engineers warns of dangerous conditions along Guadalupe River with 12. OOO cfs in channel prevailing throughout the next six to eight weeks in danger ll.    . N ■ i the pi •>.*•< I *    .    I ’cl •, via; -I    ai.    I u>    group >    u nun    Iu*i • show    !(■    Vi •    krnd    i TWI ( >..k - I    .ic    • <•>>'<• Bvx ne a <■    .    , ie ,|.u> sol cd I. .I* i    . ■ *i    *    •    ' I ■ ! v >s Wil. 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Ii i- M Hit (,*1? ll':.* I- .How rn' he I III.-'    '    \ A J BH UC Coats aud otl rn luncheon will I .New Braunfels < v, urds of ( ha mb •Neeley We wa I til rn the Biri and By DAVID MAY and JIM WF BPF Staff Writer!; I S \rniv ( orps of Engineers in Port Worth at 1 u am today began releasing what by Thursday will reach some 2 .tm ubic feet of flood voter pi 1* second out of ( anyon Dam Persons along the hanks of the Guadalupe River downstream of the dam are advised to secure small ‘Id a) Pen at he >ponsor a defensive driving course from ti to id p ni June 23 and 2T» <»t * anyon Junior High To register call Comal LSI) off ti es. 625 HU8I Many insurance companies offei up to <1 to percent discount on rates for drivers completing such courses I he Black Heritage Society and New Braunfels w ill celebrate June teenth all day Saturday Na tivities include volleyball horseshoes and a dart tournament not to mention lots of good munchies It all begins a? lo i rn in Earnest Pike! Park A dance and queen coronation t*-gms it 8 p iii it Knight of Polombus Hall Admission lo the park festivities is tree though admission lo tile dam e 1? a niinisi ule $ aud t in be purl ha <• I at the door Once again st you know that so meone is doing criminal things felonies, call New Braunfels Loma! 1 ountv Prime Stoppers at 620 TIPS and tell them what von know Prim* Stopper^ pays up to spoon tor in formation thai leads to the arrest and conviction of persons coin miting lelonv crimes Look at it this w ay Hugo Goetz wound up in debt and spent the last two and a half years entangled in the legal sv stern ut the State of New \ ork for mooting several would be muggers and thieves Without going through what Hugo did. you might be able to put a dent in criminal activity in your community md wind up with folding money to toot Remember the number to call is 620 tips The Menu BUSINESS Ct ASSIFIFO COMICS CROSSWORD DEAR ABBY EDUCATION .. ENI ERTAINMENT KALEIDOSCOPE OPINIONS SPORTS    ---- 6 7 A 9 MB 68 3    A NA 10A 7 B . I BB 4    B I 3A aft and ta' ■ss of 2 'HH) av cause so en! soil hat flows rn ex dangerous and apse of embank sible (KIO releasi mid b f greater than ached by this nd and if no additional rainfall ; will remain at that level for six lo eight weeks 1 orps of said net Engineer < ol Albert J 1 dr and Public Nffairs Officer Worst issued a statement .it . before lo a rn that warns resident' that flow conditions along the Guadalupe a ill become extremely dangerous ' attempt to mitigate pressure on th** thousands of cubic of begin pouring over < uncontrolled spillway at IO a rn today wa? mean sea level The from ■ fieials I Genet I shortb river as Corps staff some of the tam before feet of water ' anyon Dam s The lake level M2 I feet above spillway is top ped at anything greater than 'Md It will take five days for the w aters to reach Victoria. ’ Worst said adding people living and recreating along the Guadalupe in New Braunfels and downstream of the town and county should take precautions The flood won t exceed the hanks of the channel, hut the volume of 12,OOO cfs will cause ex tremely dangerous conditions along it Werst said By this Friday, flows out of Canyon Dam could reach some 5.200 cfs weather permitting The release estimate issumes no additional rainfall before that time For purposes of description Gruene River Bridge goes under water at something over 2..too to 2 .'Hi cf v of dam release Owners and operators of small craft tethered along the hanks of the Guadalupe are advised to remove their boats and belongings as edges of the channel may collapse during rapid flow conditions Canyon Dam since late May has contained hundreds of thousands of cubic feet of water produced by vir tual daily rainfall on and upstream of the lake is well as downstream on locations such as Bandera and Victoria towns where millions of dollars in flood damage already has oc curred Since May to Canyon Dam has contained the flood w tiers and prevented an estimated $1 'J million in livid damage.” Corps officials report eft The Corps, which assumes control over dam releases when the lake level exceeds nog fed above sea level has not released more than 105 from 'he dam to prevent further in linda! ion downstream The low releases while protecting downstream residents as much as See RELEASE Page 2 Mitchell toddler dies after valiant struggle N 2 vear obi girl who fought for her sit* tot four days in a San Nnloiuo hospital lost that battle Monday Ashley Renee Mitchell of I »72 Arndt Lane fell into the rain swollen Guadalupe River June ll near the family x home According to reports. Ashley Mitchell had wandered away from her family when she ventured tiv) close to the river s edge and tell in Her grandfather pulled her from the w ater tbout ti IS that evening Ashley was first taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels after Emergency Medical Service personnel performed cardin pulmonary resuscitation at the scene and en route to the hospital N MAST helicopter transferred the toddler to Santa Rosa Children s Hospital in San Antonio about hip in June ll Doctors at the San Antonio hospital had given Ashley a Hi percent chance 01 surviving the swelling in her head, but by June I I die had regained con sciousness and the outlook had brightened Ashley Mitchell tied at ii so p rn Monday at Santa Rosa Children s Hospital Graveside services for Ashley lienee Mitchell will he held at 4 p rn. today at Comal Cemetery The Rev .I Linwood Kennedy will officiate rile daughter of Gary and Dana Mil chell 01 New Braunfels, she was born June I 1985 in Palm Springs. Calif she is survived by her parents, grandparents, Electa Smith of Lakewood, Calif Mr and Mrs Roy Saisbury of New Braunfels. Mr and Mrs Russell Cervantes and Mr anil Mrs Earl Mitchell, all of California i aster Cortney Al Mitchell ol New Braunfels and numerous aunts and uncles Visitation at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home will he held from 2 to I IU p rn today Memorials may he given to the Santa Rosa Children s Hospital Sunny and hoi conditions will continue for the next tew days The high today will he in the mid 'His with light southerly breezes Tonight will be partly cloudy with the low in the mid 70s Mostly sunny and hot with high temperatures in the mid his are also expected tomorrow through the weekend Lows are expected to Ive in the mid 70s through the weekend San Marcos pair found dead in running vehicle 11 Bz JOHN KASTNER Cor respundent Die cause of ileal h of two San Mar Cos teen agers who bodies were found in a parked car in Staples is unknown I he car s motor was still running It was such a waste, as both ol these young individuals were outstanding students,” said Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin II arbor! h Who would have wanted to kill them, they were clean cut individuals. well liked by all, coming from well to do parents it just doesn’t make sense,” said Hays County Sheriff Mf ai ai Hohmann The two w ie identified as Rf year Md f 'hi is H ill and !7 vear-old Brooke Boyd They were were found sitting in Hall s 1*482 Datsun just past FM 621 Canyon Dam spillway Wednesday morning was less than a loo* Iron un, ont rolled release U S. Army Corps of Engineers decided Wednesday nomine *o , *:»g . t-teasir g what would reach 2 500 non feet pe* sec oriel from the lake by Thursday, attaining a release / ice e ?Q( *s by friday or Saturday ; .: > River will ontain what Corps o*-"Cs san: would be a total How of some 12.000 'n    ‘C'S weekend resting grossly large* jus onditions Bark or )Ston is premie - * do bv Leslie Kriewaldt NBISD trustees rescind tax rate action pending hearing By SARAH DUK F SNH Writer New Braunfels ISDN *■ •' J >1 trustees Tuesday rescinded n ) on taken at a June i meeting lur ag which the school lh' :ci .aget and tax rate for the timing eat were set After the meeting diem vert* questions raised as to tenon ve had taken that night tm nu die meeting," Boh velf said it Tues day s meeting He added Hat the school district has not u.-en .bit* rn get a "clearcut answer” e ?«> whether the board u>i.. • i ic state regulations The Texas Education "O* states that ain faxp.nm n he district may participate n a em ding the rn were out of to express t budget The boa minutes >f t called anoil Midget is •et mg it 'ting wee During os ai t en old thev leir opinions about1 he rd disapproved the be June 4 meeting and cr meeting for June 25 for a lax hearing and June 29 for .1 budget he iring During the June dll meeting, the board will be able to set the fax rate and budget for 1987 KR During the June 4 meeting the NBISD tax rate was set at *)7 cents per SHW valuation md the budget wa- .et at '15 > million S u perintendent C h a r I e s Bradherry said advertising for the meetings will begin im mediately ii tn effort to inform fie public moot ’he upcoming meetings dunk ’hat ifs proper " liber aid liter I he meeting rn gat i lo setting new meetings dh.Migh he phrased the motion re to approve minutes of the June md suggested dates for a.-, nee* mgs he -.uperintendent od atter the meeting thai he had •lot 'nude a recommendation but merely had clarified" the motion ming nam by Trustee Boh i i arke Mv position s that it there are people who have concerns, those concerns should be answered. ” he said, adding that fie feels "the See NBISD Page 2 Memorial service set for Kuehler between Geronimo and Staples iii Guadalupe County The teens had been reported missing since early Sunday night atter they both led the Boyd home to go into town for ice cream They reportedly bad been dating for the past two months according to their parents, who said the teens had never had any arguments. According to Hohmann. the motor of the car was running when authorities arrived at the scene Authorities have ruled out any foul play pending un autopsy report w hich is expected later today Hall was a 1987 guuduate of San Marcos High School and was ex peeled to enroll at Southwest Texas date t niversity tins fall, while Boyd would have been a senior at San Marcos High School Memorial services for Ha) cum R Na,‘filet sill ie ut Ria rn Friday at Sis. Peter mil rn! ilholit mr *1 Family members have requested that memor :s ><* made lo a scholarship fund ii Kuehict name Kuehler graduated from New Hr.nam I git n . 1 n 1969 He went on to I ex as A«x,.i nice* it un*.'.* ie graduated with a degree in mathematic' 1 *»7 An <*\ permuted Air Force pilot. Kuehiei lied urn* > when 'us plane crashed to the ground and exploded din im ow altitude training Hight The memorial scholarship will benefit student! allen ding Texas AAM. Contributions may ne mailed to the Memorial Scholarship Fund, care 01 I. millet inn ai Hie New Braunfels LSD administration office ■ J aa Mill st U S Air Force personnel at Langley Aa I nee Base rn .Newport News A a., said Tuesday an investigation nto Hie crash that killed the 36-year old New Braunfels native will continue for several weeks Kuehler a 1969 graduate of New Bi aludels High School, is survived by his wife Susan Kuehlet md two daughters, 9 and 12 of Newport News His parents. Miami Mrs Erhard Kuehler: brother Kenneth Kuehler and sister Sharon Conrail, all live in New Braunfels Kuehler was a member of the st Tactical Plighter Wing s 27th Tactical Fighter Squadron and was an air to air instructor pilot with the squadron, where he helped other pilots learn aerial warfare "It will be from 45 to 60 days before the results of tfie in vestigation are known," said Sgi Lorenzo Harris with the public information division at the air force base Harris said investigators are in the process of identify mg parts of the w reckage He said their w as no apparent cause tor the crash and Air Force investigators do not speculate " Mac Dennis Kuehler hey eventually will put all the pieces together and hopefully determine just what happened " Hams said. A Mass of the Resurrection was said for Kuehler June a* it Our I un >1 Mount Carmel Catholic Church in rgima Burial Aith Military honors was at Arlington National < emetei v ;