New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 8, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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Cowboys T^ohlfto now •valloblootH-Z
CommemontiveDtllu Cowboy! T-ihiits are now ivsiltbte through the New Braunfels Her-aid-Zettung.
Cuitomen wishing to Older these unique ihixtB iMydoioby pla^onleikvC]
TOTLsndtSt VT Customers should lUow seven buiinew days fbr delivenf. Ply-bent required upon ofdering.
* All sizes ire tviilible, including youth sizes end luge iduhs SiZCT.
For mole infoonslioo, call Advtfdsiqg Director Piul Davis al 625-9144.
Marschund Wondorgnippo to moot March 18
The Msisch und Wsndeigiuppe will meet TXiesdsy, Match IS, et the Senior Citizens Centei; 655 Lands St Social time is 7 p JU. with the meeting following a 7*J0.
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The New BnunMs Breastfeeding Support OiDup will meet on 1\ieadsy, March 15, a IO un. a the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church.
All breastfeeding moms and moms4o-be are invited to attend.
For more informstioo, oootart Data a 625-1240 or Stephanie a 620-1545.
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h*8 Springdme!!! So have a blart and sp^ an afternoon in the park inaking and flying kites
S^[MoiSo^B^taea's *Tfeture*sWqf:Upb Upland Away!**
The program is ibr anyone age 6to 15 years old.
It will take place TViead^f, Match 22,1994, ftomdpittDd pJU. a Prince Solma Park.
The fee is $4 per pencil. Pte-regiaDation is required and will be taken until March 21,1994, athe parks oflioe Monday to Friday a I IO Golf Course Road.
* For more infbimatioo call (?10) 608-2160 or come by the parb oOloe.
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Two dead after murder/suidde
Man turns gun on himself when police ask him to get out of car
Comal County SherifTa deputies an itiveaigadng • murden^cida flat is reported to have occurred early 1\iesday morning a Cation Lake.
Officials saki T^idnda Hines, 35, of Cation Lake, was shot in the head and WU dead a the scene.
David Hines, 39, of Mission, was also shot in the head.
He was transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital after the inddea and died a 6 am today.
Accoiding to CCSC offidals, the incident occurred a 3:30 am l\iea-day.
Deputies received a call reporting a shooting a 529 Flintaone Drive in the Mobile Home Estates aubdiviaion on the south side of the lake.
The caner reported tha the sssaflsit. David Hines, had fled in the victim’s car.
Offidals said Deputy Tim Nowell was responding to the call when he
HMdlMwv photo by JOHN HUSETH Comal Counlv SherifTa daoiitles look for evlrtence aoon after an anoaranl OfHdala aald they ranov-
ared a 0 mm Huger Inalda tha car.
observed the car; a 1986 Subaru statioo Hoherz, tire deputy pursued the car on The vehicle was stopped one half
wagon, passing him. Farm to Market Road 306 toward mile east of Purgatory Road.
Aoonding to Chief Deputy Bwood Interstate Highway 35. **He got out of his car and krrew he
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had a possible aaaailant He asked Urn to step out of his car,** said Hoherz.
Hoherz said David Hines did not get out of the car even after the deputy had commanded him two more times toeidtthevehide.
It sppeara the man put a gun to his head and shot hirnseli; aoconling to HohecL Reports show NoweD had his Ughrt shining irto the car.
Deputies recovered a 9 mm Ruger semirtitomatic weapon in tire car and ftjund several spent shells in tire car and the house.
Lucinda Hines* 13-year-old daughter observed the shootfeg at tire home.
Offidals said tire couple had recendv gottoi a divorce.
Lucinda Hines* death was ruled a murder by histioe of tire Peace Howard **Curly** Smith.
Officials are waiting ballistics tests befbre ruling on David Hines* death.
Deputies are continuing to investigate fee case.
Investigaton on tire case are Detective Jimmy Ummer and SgL David Ort.
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Car catchns fire on 1-35
A Ma modal BuWc Ragal caught fire on the northbound lane of 1-39 north of tha Oonrada/Kohlinhorg axil yea-tarday momlna al appraxMialaly 7:30 am No Injuriea were reported from the fire, but the Inddent caused the oloalnn oilha aiiarataie fOr IO mkiulan Maw Rr«**nfela Flrt nsnirmsnt narannnal raannrnlail tn tha rail anrt axllngulahad tha fire wkhln a law mfrMJlirt
Comal County Sheriffs deputies have identified tire body of t girl fijund on North Cranes Min Road more than one year ago.
Tte girl WU identified u Emily Jeanette Qaida, 15, of San Antonio.
Reports show her body WU fbund by Comal County road crews on Feb. 25, 1993. She had been sexually asaauhed and strangled, according to part reports.
The girl WU identifled afler a newscast WU aired on San Antonio television station KSAT Channel 12. Hie report WU broadcast on tire tnnive^ ssi^ dale of the discovery of the Otf-da*s body»
According to CCSC officials, the girl’s mother wu living out of state and hid recently returned to San Anto
nio. A friend of Garda’s mother sur tire newscast and told her to call tire Comal County Sheriff’s Office.
Chief Deputy Elwood Hoherz, of tire Comal County Sheriffs Office, said the mother had been looking fiv her daughter for more than a yeu. Garcia was positively identified because she had been fingerprinted when she WU a child.
** We were able to UU thou to make a positive idenriflcrtion,** arid Hohen.
Deputes are now conducting fliflier investigrtion into tire murder. Several leads have been provided but no inert is expected soon, icooiriiQg to Hoheo.
**We think it may be gang relaied. We have several namu to proceed on,** he said.
Garcia wu three to fbur months pregnant when she wu found. Her mother said she had left home in January 1993, according to Hoherz.
$87.8 million spent in restaurants last year, figures up by 7 percent
From Staff Rsports
The New Braunfels Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Aaaoclation announced this week that New Braunftda leaidetzs ppent $87.8 mil-lion in area lertaurants during 1993, an incBBsu of 7.12 percent over 1992 levels.
Mexican lertauiants sell the No. I fttodpmchaaed by New Braunfels ootiaurnen^ wife leridenli mending a total of SI 1.6 million or 14.^ pere^ of their raatauraflt doHan.
Hamburger reatauiinta tout the aeoond mort popular fbod In New Braunfels, accounting fbr nearly
10A3 paioeDtof lertauiart exp^-turea.
OvenU, New Baunfth ooBaumea apaid 17.9 miUioQ per year co aloo-hoUo beverages in ana reatauiarts.
Rapoita alto show that New Braunftsla restaurants oootributed 16.6 million to atata and local tax
coffers during 1993. New Braunfels neoeivedSl.l millioo finn their share of restaurant rtlu Ox nwenueA while collecting $273/X)0 for their ahare of mixed beverage tax revenues, bringing total tax revemrea of SIJ milliootDthearBa.
*1t is difficult to deiennine the true Ox oootiibutioo of our city’s restau-nnts because ifs impoaaible to identify tha value of property taxes, pe^ mlt feu and otfau rex revemres. But WB are pleased to be part of an industry that oontributu so much to city revenues,** said Robert Konkel, piea-ident of the New Braunfels Rutau-lant Aaaodation.
Reitaurants also stimulata the economy by creating Jobs fbr 2,684 retideots wife wagu in exceu of $21.9 millioo annually.
Tha 1993-94 Texu Restaurant Aaaodation PresidBnt David Cortez will speak at 6:30 p.m. March IO at the PUrts Diner rt 367 Main Plea in New Braunfels.
For infbcmation contact Konkal at (210)625-2954.
CISD trustees approve purchase of seven portable buildings, renovations
Board also approves program which will place uniformed officers at Smithson Valley
By ROW MARK EASH
The Comal Independent Schod District board of tniateu have approved $1,064,000 in expendituru to addrca space tequirenrents fbr the 1994-1995 school year.
All except $100^000; which had previously been approved fbr warehouring fhdlities, was approved unanimously at Monday nlgfaf a board merting.
The diitict will purchau seven portable building, endoae tire outdoor gymnasium it Bill Brown Elementary and renovate a portion of the old Canyon Middle School wife the funds.
The portable buildings are estimated rt $50,000 each fbr a total of $350,000.
Endoring the gymnarium at Bill Brown is estimated at $14,000 and the eatimrtB fbr renovadrrt the old Canyon Middle School to pcovidB cafeteria servicu and fbur addition-a1 claaiiooiiis is estimated rt $614,000.
I Acooiriing to Abel Campos, Financial Dfrector fbr CISD, the funds are available from various louxoaa.
**We have $450,000 fe the budget from tha three Ocilla on our tax rata fbr thii type of rtuff,^ Mid Campos. **Thi state bu also granted us a portion of our appeal ftir fundi that were not in their estimated revenuu fbr us becaure of incieiaed enfoUment Thrt riiouki ba about $500,000. The
diflbenoe will come out of our fund balance which last year was $5 miUion.**
Campos added, however, thrt borrowing from tire fUnd balance rrreana thrt additional fundi will have to be borrowed in the fall to start the school year.
The fund balance is used to offhet the amount borrowed each year.
In other buafeeaa tire board also rtiproved a leioludon and security implementation with tire Alamo Area Narootics Trek Force.
Seventy-five percent of tire coal of this pilot program will come from grant monies, however, tire district will pay the other 25 percent—$25,000.
The program will place unifbnned officers on tire cam-puaes of SmlfeacMi Valley High School and Smithson Val-layMiddla School.
Tha next board meetirre will take plaoe on March 24 at 7:30 p.nLrtSinifeionViiUey High School, 4001 Hwy. 46 Wert in Smitbren Valley.Don’t miss Horizons ’94 - Coming March 27 in the Herald-Zeitung!