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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Area high school football    ,    Page    8 New Braunfels a aft Vol 134 No 190 New. Bfdur ‘els Htra'd Zen u 70/ ' a? da Sr \ *vv ■" • r * T- • •    '    9    JSPS    3    ’    Hot Thursday October 1 1987 25 Cents Ore Section 12 Pages SiammTteth NBU, city solons Powerful future see coal plants Vh«* pu tun above is bv lk*ryl I I art It t> *«*i. it s a picture ut a contemporary tern ag*- hairstyle from the* top sfiorter hairstyles altin vogue and Int vt i> tailrr than a i>*t of folk' sn this is the view be ►*H.v a tot a> bt- moves through th*-community particularly the high •ubooi and muKlie sc (tool crowd He thtxighl von I Uke it Harold iv .it* Hit av ti av a ntedium sued t’watl VU be ck*** sn t see maiiv lops to many brads Hut a picture of so RMunr v tieliv t Hit Iud wouhlti t tie av interesting Ms I'rtrf and Haul School v PTF Itirettnit iv vet for tonight at ' M< , ti. n the vt bi«»l hail MI parent' .tfr em nutated to atlefkl the ; a UTI! leal her meeting Fifth gr aik* vtuik*ntv also atli prevent a pm gr am un the < uitvtitution Ma din 7 UG I S HI VS I' hosting a I tnilevterol S* reeding un I k l 2V Participants must pre register bv t let *’4 al Kl Ilia) do vt) bv Calling owner t il/atw’th Holland at *i29*»**k ut * *» IS ti Holland 'aid the Lipid i enter from Huniana Metropolitan Hi pot ai will i ut Kl ut I the >* re*-n trigs which produce a total cholesterol count I hr vt evenings consist of a finger vtu k test blood pressure levi .md a questionnaire Hit hospital will us*' ttie revultv av part of rear arch un chulevterul in the Nail Antonio area I ost iv t , arni the tevt takes ap proximately five minutes I'he tevts a ill ta- administered from Ham to j p in * k l 29 rite t urn ai t uuntv Hand iv still linking for a few good men anil a omen The band is sponsored bv ta* ( utnal Ihtk*pendent NctK«>l I >i vt ne t « oinniuntty nloalion offiie ami tv directed b> hr A Men Tieken Rehearsal* are now happening fur future appear alk es at War si fest arni the (all season lunes to tx* played include some from Ute Hroadwav musk a1 ( af.' atkl Sound of Music av well as some classic a) pits es atkl herman nom pall music hor more information afoul joining this hand or booking a (ret* performance contact hr I leken at tCia HOM I Of IRM 7674 sunny tirautiful weather is in Hie forecast for today througti Monday with a high of 82 expel ted today and nor theavt winds at afloat lo mph Lair skies tonight aikl a low of j2 with ligtit amt vjrtable wimls Partly cloudy skies return Friday with a high of 89 and light ami variable w I mis No rain is ex psi led through ttie weekend with highs in Hie Hus and lows in ttie Ms The Menu CLASSIFIED    IO    12 COMICS.................. 6 CROSSWORD    3 DEAR ABRY    J ENTERTAINMENT ..... .7 A Al [IOO SCOP I .............5 OBITUARIES    2 WEATHER .................2 By SARAH OUK F Staff Writer Members of the New Braunfels Cl tv Pound! ami the New Braunfels I'tiltties Board of Directors 'aw the future of electrical generation in < en tral Texas earlier this wt*ek Council members l>oraine Kraft and James Guodb re ad along with NHI trustees < ieTle Morrill!! At k V Kosko ami Jesse Gome; spent a u pie of hours Tuesday touring rf» lamer Colorado Hiver Author tv Fayette power plants near la Grange 1 fie group which < so in eluded i tty Manager J«*e Michie ai I members of th*- NHI staff had a chance to sr**- k alette I ami ll two of the major power plants that supply dec inc tty to New Hr aunt* s art-4. rn her U R G ustoroen It s one thing to talk at»>ut those plant' it s ^L»methmg elM* to actually get to Ste them (toodhread v*t I i the way mnor from l a Grange H< and Kraft agreed that 'he trip w give them go**! t>ai kgrourv! for fat log derisions about the future of el*** irk al generation for New Braunf* is Besides seeing the two plants now used bv IX'KA th** grout' als*r' go* a kktk at k ayette III a vt megawatt oat burning plant expected to be on meby May URR4 Also on the drawing board at I a HA iv a h alette IV plant which etui; t te under comd ruction within four vearv if the . tem and for rte* tricity requires st Aith New Braunfels already (ai mg a share of the V4 IS million [ alette III NHI trustee Si h"k. said he hope* to avoid constructing a fourth plant at Hie sit*- ti* ar La • •range av long as possible Both fie and MomMnweg said lf ie I an yon Lake hydruetectru plant when it comes im line in aD»ut im**- year Aul delay th** growing need tor more power pf tmh* turn at L* KA Kosko said tfie development of an alternative energy '•►uric sui f .»' the ‘.uadaiupe Kiver will ultimately save im ai residents through delaying the need for fuel burning plants la KA also relies on a network of hydroelectric plants on Hi*- ( ok)rado Kiver to serve its customers throughout Central Texas James MacDonald NHI s resource manager said Hie need for more power plants can ta* v urtailed by in* rt-asing the public s awareness of loud management a niettkkl tlirough whkh peak ik*mamis tor power can be dec reaved Fart of load management is reducing that peak I i an go in ami tell industry when they tan 'hut down to avoid the* peak he said MacDonald pointed out that peaks occur when energy us** tv at its h.ghest such as in the morning when the majority of people get out of bed and go about their routine of using household appliance' That peak reoccurs in the evening when people return to their homes turn on lights television and stove I bos** are the times of the day for which power plants have to fa* able to meet demands It* two Fayette power plants now in operation use Wyoming coal for generation Hon Lindsey LCRA s director of governmental relations said Fayette 111 originally Aas designed to bum lignite coal to tie mined near B.»str«ip These plans fell th! (High when the price of the higher gr aik- w yomtng coal dropped Wben th*- Ie* sion was made to .s4- lignite a** were took ng at about y es a bane. for oil ami coal prices See TOUR Paoe 2 The turbine of the new $435 nm ton Fayette III power plant near LaGrange labovet awaits ompietion By next May the plant is expected to produce so rue 350 megawatts cd electricity for Lower CofQ'ado River Authority customers including New Braunfels Council member Loraine Kraft tfceiOA- tours the control room of Fayette I and ll at the san e S te The existing Fayette plants and the third one being built will burn coat to help keep New Braunfels homes warm rn the winter and coo1 in the summer. Local residents may have to pay for a share of a *ourth coat-burmng plant if the demand for electricity continues to increase .Photo by Sarah Duke Volunteer training Frazier Elementary School teacher Pat Jacoby speaks to a group pf parents and grandparents comprising the volunteer ranks for Goodwin Primary School s STARS during an orientation Wednesday Jacoby is a former volunteer pro gram coordinator STARS is a pilot program within Comal Independent School District that allows volunteers to help teachers with specia* pioiects and activities schooiwide Other volunteer STAR programs die planned tor other CISD schools in the coming year The program stresses the value and usefulness of volunteers in the education process (Photo by Deryl Clark) During Fire Prevention Week NBFD promotes fire awareness B• SARAH DUKE Stall Writer Nim* persons were injured in fir**' [ast year in this city Members of the New Braunfels hire Department think that number is tun high and are trying lo put ar end to fire related in aries bv making local resident* j a ai* ut tile possibility of fire oet 4 lo is hire Prevention Week in New Brauntels and across th** nation Io mark the rn cavion NHFD is urging local residents to develop and practice a home fire es* ape plan Favh year hundreds of thousands of fires occur in homes throughout America There were 24 house fires in New Braunfels from July !n«* through June of this year lire departments in Texas reported ^2 .37 fires which killed JKI people in] tiled 2.344 and destroyed more than ILG million in property during l^M* Almost KU j percent of fire victims died rn their own home or apartment The vast majority of persons ' During a fire even a per son s own home becomes unfamiliar when people get excited " Wesley Meyer NBFD inspector killed in fires were children IU years old or younger New Braunfels Fire Marshal Elroy Friesenhahr. has a lull list ol ac mines planned for Fire Preven lion VSeek most intended to educate the younger crowd to be prepared for fire The fire department is sponsor mg a contest for grade school students and asking for drawings of the escape routes they would take to get out of their homes in case ut fire Students m local elementary schools will tx* giver contest forms Monday The-children will t*e asked to draw ’he See PREVENTION Page 2 Practical advice for preventing fire danger There are two steps for a good evacuation program at home planning ami practice Outlined tjelow are simple steps in develop mg your own home fire escape plan Gather the entire family at a convenient time during Fire Prevention V\eek to develop a fluor plan of your home Tradi bonally 8 pm on M ednesday has been designated for this purpose Each Poor of your home should he included Identify all rooms, m eluding doors exits windows and hallways Plan and draw your escape plan using arrows to indicate TWO ways out from each room Sleeping areas are especially im pedant since most fatal fires hap pen at night Remember that rn the event of fire elev ators should not be used in multi story buildings Plan the place where every one will meet once they are out of the building This could be a neighbor's yard mailbox nearby corner, et* Pick the* person who would call the fire department and decide which telephone that person will use Always leave the building first then call from a nearby phone Make sure all family members are familiar with the plan you ie just drawn Remember younger older or disabled family members may need special assistance and should be located as close to an ex it as possible Assign someone to help those who would be unable to escape by themselves Practice the plan Walk through each room of your house identifying each of the escape routes Be especially dear to young children Be sure to prac Hee the entire rout* straight through to the designated meeting place Point out and test smoke detectors so everyone knows the sound of an alarm lf you live in a multi story or multi family dwell mg be sure to check with your landlord and inform all tenants before testing the detectors If you See ADVICE P»9« 2 The city 's utilities company has about a 10 percent interest in the Fayette III coal power plant ;