New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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12 Pages in one section ■ Thursday, May 5,
, 1994 Serving Comal County for more than 142 years ■ Home of DORIS KAISER
I Vol. 142, No. 125
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Frank Etch-maim, Kelly Hodges, Doris Kaiser, Peggy Brock, Art Garden,TA. Kilpatrick, Delia Olivares. Happy Anniversary to Spike and Earlean Reeves 44th!) '
Boy Scouts ofter Itm car wash Saturday
Boy Scout Troop 163 will be hosting a bee car wash (donations accepted) at Knights of Columbus Hall on Saturday, May 7 from IO un. to 3 am.
Canyon Lake Art Guild
The Canyon Lake Ait Guild is sponsoring a Fine Arts A Grafts Show on May 21 from IO ajn. lo 5
The show will take place at the Bradley building on FM 2673 across from the post office in Sadler.
Booths are $20. For more information, call Bunny at(210) 964-3002.
NB Lioness Club to moot Monday
The New Braunfels Lioness Club will meet on May 9 at 11 ajn. at the home of Alleyne Ohls, 1384 Sleepy Hollow. Members are reminded to bring an item for a silent auction.
Social Security extending hours during May, June
The Social Security Referral Office located at the Senior Citizens Center, will extend its boun during the months of May and June to 12 pm. to 5 pm. weekdays.
The office is located a 653 Linda St The telephone number is 625-
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The Bluebonnet Motors Lock Up held on April 28 raised $3,807.21 in cash and pledges to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. New Braunfels business leaden who were "thrown in the slammer’' included Tracy Hodges of TCI Cablevision, Nina Gramliam of Comal ISD, Amber Wymer of Comal Bowl, Judy Smith of Cestuy 21 Realty, Marcus Punk of Milt Ferguson Motors, Milton Arnold of Lack's Furniture, Joyce Smith of Holiday Inn, County Clerk Joyce Streater, Cheryl Deleon of HEB, Jack AK es of the Old Ice House, and Albert Aguilar, Jr., of Blockbuster Video.
The top fundraiser wy Century 21 which raised $865.21 in cash and pledges to bail Judy Smith out of jail.
Fundi will go toward MDA research ml support
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Aquifer restriction ruling expected today
By CRAIG HAMMETT
Federal District Judge Lucius Bunton, III is expected to make a ruling today on the latest, motion by the Siena Club to strengthen restrictions on pumping of the Edwards Aquifer.
Among the items the Sierra Club wants the judicially appointed water monitor, Joe Moore to do is, create an emergency plan to restrict pumping, cut off federal funding if the plan is stalled and order the Environmental Protection Agency to refuse any new wastewater permits in the aquifer region.
“If the impending ruling is in favor of the Sierra Club, there is a potential of expediting San Arsono and the region's progress toward alternate sources and solution,** said local insurance agent and water issue expert Doug Miller.
The fountain darter calls only Comal and San Marcos Springs home.
Judge Bunton to nile on Sierra Club request
The small fish has lived here for centuries and could not survive outside the crystal-pure water from the springs. Little could this creature know how his life would affect the lives of millions of human beings in this area.
A suit filed two years ago to protect the endangered darter has resulted in federal court orders, state legislation, blocked legislation and yet more court orders and ruling as the fight over water issues rages on.
The original suit in 1992 involved the Sierra Club and Guadalupe-Bianco River Authority versus the U.S. Department of Interior, trying to force protection of the endangered species in the Comal and San Marcos springs.
Bunton ordered the state to come up with a plan to regulate pumping which it did by creating the Edwards Aquifer Authority to which Miller was appointed to represent Comal County.
A threatened lawsuit by the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Fund blocked the appointed authority and resulted in Bunton appointing a water monitor.
While authorities such as the GBRA were coplaintiff in original suit, they do not support the current motion.
“They wert too far as far as we are concerned,” said GBRA General Manager Bill West. “We are dedicated to the protection of the springs but are mindful of economic development for the region. The action the Sierra Club took was a little too extreme.**
Comal County Judge Carter Casteel has served on underground water issue committees and is familiar with the complex issues surrounding underground water.
“We are very supportive of the Sierra Club,’’ said Casteel. “We firmly believe Comal Springs
is important to the lifeblood of the county.*'
The battle has come down to San Antonio versus the smaller communities in the region.
Casteel said San Antonio is the only metropolitan area of its size in the nation to depend on one single source of water.
The San Antonio mayor, Nelson Wolff, has blasted parties saying the area's military bases are threatened by proposed water restriction measures that could affect the decision to keep open or close the bases.
“We don’t want to lose military bases. We don't want to lose highway funds,** said Miller. “We want them to recognize the problem is out there and address it.*'
Miller said Comal County and New Braunfels needs to work with San Antonio to come to possible future solutions such as a surface water facility that San Antonio can use, or possibly bringing water from somewhere the source is more plentiful, other than the aquifer.
Arrest made National Pay of Prayer
in Tiger Tote robbery case
By JENMFER ROMPEL
New Braunfels police officers arrested an 18-year-old man Wednesday for allegedly robbing the Tiger Tole convenience stere in New Braunfels on April 20.
According to officials, Kendall Eugene Hastings of Universal City was arrested without incident Wednesday in BegQtn. He was charged with aggravated robbery.
The arrest was made by New Braunfels police Detective Mike Osborne.
The warrant for Hastings’ arrest was issued by Municipal Court Judge David Perkins. The suspect was magistrarcd by Justice of the Peace Doc Blanchard.
Hastings is being held in the Comal County Jail. Bond is set at $25,000.
Two juveniles were also implicated in the inddert but officers do not to what extent they were involved, according to New Braunfels Police Chief Dick Headen.
The inned robbery occurred at approximately 12:30 un. April 20. Reports show that several individuals entered the store. Officers said the one of the individuals, who was reported to have been wearing a mask, allegedly displayed a handgun to the clerk and ordered him to give them money. The suspects left the store with an undetermined amount of cath, according to reports.
Police believe at least three people were involved in the incident. No one was injured in the incident.
The store is located on the comer of Common Street and Loop 337.
Headen aid officers do not know if Hayings was involved in any other robberies in this ties.
Officers from the Seguin Police Department participated in the investigation and arrest, according to Headen.
Hmm&Zbilung photo by JOHN HUSETH George Bokomey (far left), Jim Scrim kit and an unidentified woman took time trite morning to prey el the downtown Plaza In obeervanoe of National Day of Prayer today.
Headen among finalists for TCLESE director
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
New Braunfels Police Chief Dick Headen is among IO finalists for the position of executive director for the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Education.
Headen said he submitted his resume several weeks ago and had not thought about the position ainee then.
*1 was encouraged rome good while ago to submit my resume, which I did I really did not think about it a whole lot more,'* he said.
“Whether or not I am accepted or not and whether or not I will accept it is yet to be decided," said Headen. "I am honored to be considered."
According to Headen, the commission is currently having some problems and needs some Prong leadership to bring it back to its original purpose.
“It hat given a tremendous contribution to law enforcement over the yean," he said.
“I strongly believe in the commission. Unless it makes a drastic turnaround, it may be in serious trouble by
Local police chief among top ten candidates
running into the sunset lew," he said “There is t strong movement to get behind it (the oom- ____ mission).**
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nine regular mem- I hove a good rap-ben rod four es- ^ w|fH many
police chiefs and many sheriffs around tho state.'
- Dick Headen
Couple’s business awarded contract with GM, Cadillac
The commission serves as the primary licensing agency for police officers.
“At one time it_
handled all the records. It hee now become very critical for us to maintain the records for training and entry," he said.
I can bring to the table a wide vari
ety of experience. I have a good rapport Blok Headen with many police
chiefs and many sheriffs around the sute," said Headen.
Headen was one of the officials who wrote the criteria for entry and standards for Texas Peace Officers. He
also WM selected to
participate with colleges and universities to write core curriculums for students seeking degrees in law enforcement.
Headen said if he wu uked to take the position, he would be need to hit the ground running since the Texts Legislature would be starting its
—— ■ next session soon
However, he did not know when the starting date would be.
Headen has been employed as New Braunfels police chief for four years
By CRAIG HAMMETT
Their office and home are in New Braunfels. They are one in the same. But one might say their office is any place they travel, which they do often.
Kathleen and Paul Dailey run the Training Department, a company that specializes in performance-based technical training.
The Daileys just recently won a contract with the Cadillac division of General Motors Corp. to assess the performance of the Cadillac District Service Managers They competed against companies nationwide, some of which are located in Detroit, Mich.
The Daileys help companies design technical training packages. Sometimes, they teach others how to perform their jobs better or to better teach technical subjects themselves.
"For technical training, we go in and ask what the client wants out of performance after the training is completed," said Kathleen. “It depends on what the client wants."
For Cadillac, the Daileys will help design technical skills development
programs for the managers They will interview service personnel for their research and then conduct focus groups across the country, advising training techniques that will help the over 1,500 Cadillac dealerships nationwide.
Kathleen said they often use more practical techniques than theory for their customers, a concept she called "Lean and Clean."
"A lot of it ii practical, hands on," she said. "The students do a lot of work during the training."
Both the Daileys come from corporate training backgrounds. They started their business here three years ago and have worked with various companies, both large and small on training programs
"In the 1980s, people scaled down their training departments. We concentrated on either smaller companies with no training departments or large companies who had stripped to the bare bones," said Paul.
Their projects last from three weeks to three months. With modem computer equipment, office equipment has become a portable enterprise.
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