New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 23, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung wishes “happy birthday" today to Lydia Ann Hernandez, Alice Hernandez, Candice Lehr, Rose Marie Southerland, Ryan Hopkins, Jessica Cole, Steven Yanas, Cindy Cantu Riley, Mary Alice Martinez, Bernice Meyer, Ed Keams and Gwenda Rodriguez.
"Happy birthday" Monday to Gary Pocck, Donnie Guenther, Lucille Wccklcy, Esperanza Campos and Cookie DeLeon.
Belated birthday greetings to Bob Fuller, Amy Kirby, Kenny Vallejo, Melanic Oakes, Matt Bockholt, Erica Marie Rosales and Brian Brandenburg.
"Happy anniversary” today to Pat and Hortcnsia Hernandez, Milburn and Doloris Acker, David and Christina Camareno and Chih) and Stella Aguillon.
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.
The city of New Braunfels Housing Authority has reopened taking applications for rental assistance. For more information call 625-6908.
The New Braunfels Parks 8c Recreation Department is cosponsoring a "Project Learning Tree" workshop to adult youth leaders and teachers. The workshop is slated for June 29 at the Lamia Park Recreation Center from 9 am.-3:30 p.m. Fee is SIO. For more information call 629-PARK.
The Magical Child Creative Workshop, sponsored by the Children’s Museum will from 9 a m. to 4 p m. Monday at Buck Pottery in Grucnc. Kids of all ages will create clay wonders. Fee is $5 per person; $3 for museum mem-liers. For more information call 620-0939.
Comal County Health Department has received 50 doses of Pneumovac vaccine from the Texas Department of Health for use in high risk individuals. This vaccine will be available for individuals age 65 or older who have never received the vaccine. Friday, June 28, from I -4 p m. has been set for administering the vaccine at the Health Department in the Comal County Courthouse on a first-come, first-served basis. The fee is $8. For more information cal 620-5595.
Clear out the closets and bring those items to the old Krueger building, 472 W. San Antonio St. for the next five Satunlays for the Senior Citizens garage sale slated for July 27. Furniture, books games, clothing, toys are just a few of the items to be gathered and sole to benefit the Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation.
The piano in the Civic Center is in need of repair. Because the necessary funds have not been budgeted by the city, a citizens committee has been formed raise the needed money. Members include Helgard Suhr, Barron Schlamcus, Jan Kcnnady anc JoAnna Schinia. Goal in $1,000 Those making donations should write checks payable lo the city of STAMMTISCH, Pag* 2A
Man dies after dive from cliff
Rescue personnel carry the body of a man, identified as that of Terry Scott Ake, 29. of Arlington, away from the Guadalupe River at Preiss Heights Park. Ake reportedly died after diving from the cliffs a bove the river. (Photo by Robert Stewart)
By ROBERT STEWART Staff WHtar
An Arlington man died Saturday afternoon after diving from die Preiss Heights cliffs into the Guadalupe River
Terry Scott Ake. 29, was pronounced dead at the scene by Precinct I Justice of the Peace Harold Krueger He said the estimated time of death was 2:15 p m.
Deputy Tim Kolbe of the Comal County Sheriff s Office said Ake was with a church group of about 40 people Witnesses report that the man was jumping into the river from die cliffs in the area.
Wimesses said that after doing a somersault, the man hit die surface of the water at a bad angle. Kolbe said
"They said he swam to the side and indicated he was OK hut then slipped hack under,’’ he said
Kolbe added that initial rescue attempts were hampered by other people jumping of! the clifT in the vicinity of the rescue boat. operated by personnel of the New Braunfels Fire Department swift water rescue team
Divers were called in and recovered the body just before 4-00 p.m. Stormy weather
Thunderstorms npped through the New Braunfels and Canyon Lake arca Sate Saturday bonging high winds, lightning and bail.
The National Weather Service in San Antonio reported hail was spotted at Can von Lake and to the north in Kyle.
Laical utility companies reported Saa POLICE. Page 2A
Drug sweep nets four suspects
After an overnight low in the low-
to mid 70s, temperatures today
could reach die upjier 90s as sunny
and hot conditions continue Only a
slight chance of isolated thunder
showers is forecast.
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COMICS SB, 10 16C
The fund drive for the new Seniors* Center of Comal County now stands at $234,709
Drive adds $3,295
Since Wednesday, $3,925 has been added to the fund drive for the new Seniors’ Center of Comal County, bringing the total to $234,709.
Individual Cornerstone Donors ($500-$999): Peggy H Edward. Ken neth and Betty Tricsch.
Business Foundation Donor (up to $499): Kiwanis Club of New Braunfels.
Individual Foundation Donors: Mr and Mrs Paul (Lorraine) Sjulson, Mr and Mrs. Bill G. (Avis) Halbert, Frank D. Sircighioff, Mrs, Mildred Feincmann, Mr. and Mrs. Jcre H. (Pat) Dial Jr., Gerald K and Rosalie Groves, Mr and Mrs Doyle B. (Rox-olin) Krueger, Mr. and Mrs Jack Burke. Mrs Mozelle Powell, Elsa Glenewinkel. Mr and Mrs Raymond (Wilma) Kirby, Mr. and Mrs leaned Peterson and Mr and Mrs. Raymond (Rose) Jet use h
Memorials: For Goo W House by Mrs Geo. W. (Mary Ami), Kosalca and Sonny House, for Mrs. Fannie Oheim by Mrs Dorothy Wimberley
Materials and services: Ban on Schlamcus.
Individual Cornerstone Donor ($500-$999) — Correction: Should have read E.P. (Pete) and Fram es Nowouiy.
Business Dedication Donor ($5,000 to $9,999) — Correction: Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home should have been in this category
By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer
Four men were arrested Saturday as officers of the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force in cooperation with the Comal County Sheriffs Department conducted an undercover drug surveillance at a Guadalupe River campground
Three of the out-of-town men were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, marijuana, under two ounces, according to officials. Ail three were released from the Comal County Jail after posting $300 bonds. The other man was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, psilocybin mushrooms, under 28 grams, according to officials. His bond had not been set as of press time
Possession of psilocybin mushrooms is a second degree felony, officials said.
Spotters were placed at several locations along the river and other officers were rn boats on the water. officials said.
"We had real good luck with a similar operation last week, ' said Comal County Sherd! Jack Bremer, who serves as project director of the task force.
The Water Oriented Recreation District (WORD) cooperated with the task force in helping arrange access to the patrolled areas. Bremer said
A similar operation last week netted four felony arrests and one misde meaner anes!. Drugs confiscated included marijuana and psilocybin mushrooms.
"This all came together because we’ve been receiving a lot of information about heavy narcotics use on the river," said Simmer Bowen, task force commander. "We will continue to have undercover officers stationed al various points along the river "
Undercover officers of the Ala mu Area Narcotics las* Force, above, Keep a watchful eye on tubers in the Guadalupe River Saturday The drug sweep netted several suspects. One man officials said allegedly was cadying a small amount of marijuana is taken into custody. left, at a riverside campground. (Photos by Robert Stewart)
TWC to debate SAFE dismissal petition
By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor The Texas Water (’on muss ion will consider Monday a petition filed by Securing a Future Environment to dismiss the permit Application filed by Sysicch Environmental Corp to store hazardous waste near New Braunfels Directors of SAFE tiled a formal motion with the Texas Water Commission and the Texas Air CunUol Board recently requesting that permits to store and bum hazardous waste at the Balcones Cement Plant,
owned by the Lalargc Corp., be denied based on a land survey. Sysicch is Int ai ge'% subsidtar y.
"We haven! got them completely, but we've got them iii a bad situation," said SAFE President David Wallace recently.
The Water Commission is Ute lust state agency to consider ilk* motion based on a land survey commissioned by SAFE iii which County Surveyor Woody Cash performed a survey of the area around the Balcones Cement Plant located on Wald Road, In that survey he found three homes that
were located within l/2-inile of the plant
Aud under Senate Bill 1099, [kissed during the [kist session of the Texas legislature, no plant will be allowed to store or burn hazardous waste if it is located with 1/2-mile of a residence, school, church, day care center, dedicated park or surface wa ter body for drinking Both the Water Commission arid Air CunUol have 120 days to [sass rules complying with that legislation.
The city of New Biaunlels last week also commissioned its own land
survey by hiring Craig S. flouring and f iled a motion with the state agencies.
"Based on opinions of attorneys we felt we would be on stronger ground having our own survey," said City Manage! Paul Orohman
"I hopi: that they dismiss the application —- certainly that's what we asked for in the motion.” said Philip S. Haag, an attorney for the city. "I really have no idea how they will react, but certainly that’s what our hope is."
TWC Commistion spokesperson Bm TWC, Raga 2A
Vol. 139, No. 155
Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and v
,iome of E.L. Reid
June 23, 1991
Three Sections, 46 Pages