New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 13, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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■VOL 142, No. 218
By CRAIG HAMMETT
Annual river clean up on tap Saturday
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Nowotny reunion eof tartest 18
Tho Nowotny minion will be held at Metal Hall at Fischer's Stow od Sept ll from ll tin. lo S pda. Thole wlshtog to mead ne asked to bring a main dish end •vegetable, alod or deceit, aloag with serving utensils.
One cf the bigged river clean-ups in the hub takes place Satuiday along the Guadalupe River a Friends For Riven holds their annual River Clem-Council members agree not to require special language skills
By TOCLO J. QMCU
The four-year-old event begins Saturday at 9:30 ajn. and lass att day. O^pihtn ase expecting between 700 and 1,000people to help pick up tmh hafe IbbM along Striver Aaa Fann* twAAuh* Road 306 to Cypres Band Park.
.“The river is a low right now we are trying to get in there on that bottom stuff,** aid David Davenport, president of the orgainization. “Our emphasis is to work the bottom.”
Davenport said they would work through rain showers “unless it rains it totally out, or a long as time is not lightning.”
People need to register before 9 ajn. Saturday st four locations along the river, Whitewater Sports, Rio Rafts, Rockin R, or the Gatehouse information booth on River Road.
”We aced to emphasize for people to sign in so we can get release forms signed,” he said.
People who sign in and are “official” participants will receives t-dait and Oso participate iii the supper hi* lowing the dcsn-up, 3:30 pjn. until drek at Cypress Bend Park.
Many dubs and organizations ase pipffipd toptridpac in the douvupi including Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, various school cfoh^ canos dubs and several diving dubs, said Davenport, who dmeneousiged egf tadMdud lo help oak
”lfthey don't have tho equipment, we en help provide them with some,” he said.
Several stale officials will Htend. Governor Ann Richards will not, but did declare Sept 17 as Guadalupe River Day and applauded the efforts af the Friends For Riven Clean-up.
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Hurt of TsxisGrowing numbersWith number of stray animals in New Braunfels growing, city animal control call responses must be prioritized
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cf stray animals wandering dty *reets.
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Police SgL John “Mac” McBach-ern, who presides over foe Animal program, said animals report* ad as —"during In tim *TQ*S WOllld get picked up immediately.
But he said many of the calls received ase for animals th* are owned or on someone*! property.
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Green was told aha would have lo pay $10 lo get s trap from them and trap foe cate herself. Animal control would then come and pick up the cats.
Green said she did not fwd why she had to psy for foe trap and capture the tnifflal henelf.
“It upaeti me th* there animals are out three,” she said. “ft upsets me htfMiff I bree to see thaw* (animals) starve to death.”
McEachem saki his office is more fowl happytn [folia off people
trendy tore j«i SOHI liMtBBfff “wig not chase down a cat and crawl under someone*! house.”
“The thing ii in "toft cases, these animals are owned animals,” foe add.
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~we ann met oougea rn mo* crees rn get rid cf people's pets.”
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The Humane Society handtoe mo* of the administrative duties involved within the pwtini division.
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Burning ban lifted after rains drench Comal County area
He did my persons need to alert fire nWdfif before ivy piles pf debris i He said riri^enr ire pro* hftxtcd from burning piles of garbage.
In other action the court approved a tax abatement with American Direct; hic a telemarketing firm vrith plans tfar an 80,000-foot * foe inter
section of Goodwin Lane and Ftemto-Market Road 306.
“This sbdSBtent is the same ss foe city's agreement,” aud Dainty Judfce Carter Casteel.
The abatement would extend over s ten-year period, with a 90-percent hreek the fit* four years, 73 percent for foe next force and 30 percent foe find
With heavy rainfall finally queading rimnMgh mnft of Comal County, foe county fire minhd told Ccmmiiakm-ers* Court foere would be no preaent need for w^^ng foe omrioof hurry int ban.
“I recommend we go ahead and lift foe hen,” said Fire Marshal Milton Wittmann la* week. “We can put it hack in if we need it”
The court la* week limited foe ban to only ibCmBIbnii sud dqbuOtni
of foe county. Wittmann mkt rignifi-cant rainfall, however, has diminiihed the need for a ban.
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