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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Buzzards making their roost on power lines pose remote t 105 DAYS March March Inside Letters to the Sports The Birthday wishes from the Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Ken Bracks Julian Evans Earlene Klabunde Cindy Billera Mark Zamora Melanie Kocian Sylvia Brehmer Blaine Bracks Brittany Williams Dennis Williams Isabel Park Frieda Biermann Mary Buckles Albert J Haas Reno 6 Schumann Hugh W Coburn Lee O Miller Rudy Seidel Peggy Supulver Judene Goodson Maria Diaz Alma Hodges Teresa Ingram John Tur man Happy Anniver sary to Ruby Neuse Alkn Carmen East man Donations to Cheer Fund continue Area citizens have begun to submit donations to the Herald annual Cheer Fund campaign which provides food to needy local families for the donate by coming by the office at 707 Landa St or call Cheer Fund Director Carol Ann Avery at 6259144 Volunteers for food delivery are Avery said Anyone wishing to sign up for delivery can do so by calling Avery Todays donations include Claude Terry Hardeman Green Thumb Garden Club luncheon set The Green Thumb Garden Clubs annual Christmas lun cheon will be held in Forke Store at Conservation Plaza on Dec 13 at Members are asked to bring food for the shelter Dash for Cash run and swap meet today A Dash For Cash poker run and swap meet will be held today from 10 ajn to midnight at the Welcome Stop located near the intersection of 135 and Hwy 46 The proceeds from the event will benefit Toys For Tots Admission is or a can of food Letters to Santa Claus accepted The is asking kids to submit letters to Santa Claus for publication In a coining issue Send letters to 707 Landa New Braunfels Texas 78130 The winning numbers People 10 iil i Tis The Season keeping busy Qf cutting off citys power Kl TX 79903 is New Braunfels SUNDAY 48 Pages in four sections Sunday Dec Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of EARLENE I Vol 142 No 283 NBISD bond package passes Voters give approval to bond plan by two to one margin By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Voters by a 2 to 1 margin approved a mil lion bond package for the New Braunfels Inde pendent School District Saturday Proposition One 882 to 389 and Proposition School officials said the 6939 approval per centage for Prop 1 and the on Prop 2 were just slightly above the from the last bond election passed in 1990 Bom tions passed in each of the five districts and absentee totals This election dealt with tiie largest total in dis history according to Superintendent Charles Bradberry Still only eight of the dis eligible voters actually voted just less than the roughly total cast in the trustee election several months ago Bradberry said the district would try to get the bond process started as soon as possible We probably cant get the bonds settled before he said Weve already started with some plans But we have to go through the bids before we can actually begin We cant start until we have the The package calls for renovations at most cam puses Bradberry said adding classrooms to the high school and repairing roots there and at sev eral other campuses would take priority The first thing we have to do is build some classrooms at the high he said And we have some serious leak problems at several It is unlikely that any actual construction work can begin before the end of the current school j 1 The numbers Total 389 Prop 404 r Source NBISD year he said Bradberry added that the lowest priority was probably the new elementary in the Memorial schools area He said this new school would probably be bid in March of 1996 and complet ed in 1997 We dont want to be too late as far as enroll he said Well be in pretty good Estimated value of projects includes mil lion at million at at Memorial Elementary million at Seek at Carl Schurz at Lone Star at the Central Kitchen at the maintenance warehouse and million for the new elementary The district will restructure its bond debt by moving above the cap which results in about a 05 cent increase per valuation the first year decreasing as the old debt is paid off The NBISD estimates about three to four yean to erase old debt at which time any new debt falls back to the rate Just the right i SROM THE Local catering business makes plans to host a feast for the needy at Christmas By GARCIA Staff Writer Restaurants in the New Braunfels area come and go Molly Joes Catering manag ing partner Robert Konkel knows that Dealing with the summer tourist surge and trying to stay afloat during the visitor famished winter months can be a difficult task for a restau rant unless the local residents support it Konkel wants to thank Comal County residents for sup porting his business Molly Joes Catering entered its second year in business last summer and the restaurant has been open for over five We opened up knowing that our location we were in was a tourists trap but the community embraced Konkel said In an effort to repay the community for its kindness and patronage were sponsoring what we hope it will become an annual Christmas from the The Dec 23 meal with over than expected will be held in the New Braunfels Civic Center Robert Konkel of Molly Joes toft and Scheel srs busy preparing turkeys for their Christmas Harvest from the had toyed with the Idea of we win be serving adopting families In the past J but that was too Individual This way everybody Robert Konkel along and I am Molly Joes Catering overwhelmed at the Konkel said of the number of people to 8 ter on the evening before Christmas Konkel said Hosting a community meal will take dozens of 100 turkeys mix up 230 gallons of dressing 90 gal lons of gravy bake 35 full sheet spice cakes and dozen of rolls Its clicking volunteers using the center space and shipping and businesses who have come forward to help photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Judy of the New Braunfels Breakfast Chob In finding the right gift tor one of family The Breakfast through the help of the Community Service took 29 kids shopping to MM vMi If group tank the kids to the impr HfB ate the store cour MSA 61 2 for the tr Ip After the shopping spree the kids were token to ew Independent School Districts building where they their gifts most of the food into the building We had toyed with adopting families in the past but that was too way everybody gets Konkel said several low income and senior groups have expressed interest in attending He said the community meal give those who would not get a hot meal during the hol idays the chance to to so Soft voluntary and monetary donations are needed the of the people expect ed to attend dp meal which Konkel to make event estimates his staff will cook and bone Harvest from Heart is cosponsored by Molly Joes Catering Molly Joes the City of New Braunfels the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung and Texas 92 FM KNBT and along with Matera Paper Ullrich Produce Ben E Keith Foods Labatt Food Service and Cains Coffee to the Harvest Heart go directly to for All labor to prepare and serve the meal will be For more information about the meal or to volunteer some time call Molly Joes Catering it 6252954 or For subscription advertising or news information call Metro 6060846
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