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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 9, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Texas box Power politics Posse candidates seek to oust incumbents By SANDRA JACKSON Staff writer Two incumbents of the board of direc tors of the Pedernales Electric Cooperative PEC face stiff opposition in the upcoming Members of the Pedernales a group organized to fight for control of the are backing two candidates who are attempting to unseat incumbents Winters and The meeting is set for 2 June 20 at PEC headquarters in Johnson PEC furnishes electricity to all of the Canyon Lake area in Comal Registration for qualified voters will be held from 10 until and voting will take place when the meeting begins at 2 Two directors and two advisory direc tors will be elected for threeyear terms on the board of the The directors are They are Williams of representing District and Harold Kongabel of Lago District Ad visory directors participate fully in the business of the but have no explained Bill spokesperson for the Claiming excessive remuneration and selfserving decisions on the part of the existing board of members of the Pedernales Posse are seeking to un seat the directors whose terms expire this The Posse also is against the proposed rate hike and the Texland Texland Electric Company was formed by PEC and its sister Bluebonnet Electric in an effort to provide an alternate source of energy other than the Lower Colorado River Texland first request for a permit was denied by the Public Utilities See Page 10A wom 45 3 o Blinded by pilot managed to land safely WASHINGTON AP The pilot of smoldering Air Canada Flight blinded for most of his approach and his planes in struments was guided to an emergency landing only by the directions of an air traffic controller watching the plane on government documents showed Transcripts of conversations between the plane and the Cincinnati control tower last Thursday revealed a dramatic 11 much of which Don Cameron was unable to see where he was going or the airport at which he would Twentythree persons were all from smoke and 18 survived in the fire after the jetliner investigators We have a in the back washroom and filling with smoke right the Air Canada crew told the Cincinnati The may day gave controller Gregory who was working in the Cincinnati radar the first indication of the seriousness of Flight 797s Two minutes later the crew informed Karam that the planes navigational instruments had stopped working because of the fire or could not Sec Page 10A New Braunfels New Texas HeraldZrilung I QO On O THURSDAY June 25 cents 114 20 Pages Sections USPS 377880 Attorney mulls Wurstfest suit Crash course Teachers in both local schools districts have been getting a course in the care and feeding of com puters this past at New Braunfels Middle NBISD teacher Lowell Hansard helps his fellow faculty members work with their Stall photo by Cindy Richardson Classes were also held at Canyon High The goal is to make all teachers computer literate with an eye toward their expanded use in the By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer San Antonio attorney Ruben Sandoval has planted the seed for a possible lawsuit against the Wurstfest Association in connection with the William Dale Savage And the prospect didnt set too well with a few local namely the Chamber of Commerce president and the chief of If the deaths of the Ruben Sauceda family havent changed the mentality of the Wurstfest then maybe a lawsuit Sandoval said adding he had been asked by Rubens parents to look into the idea of suing the his commonlaw wife and two small children were struck and killed as they walked along Highway 81 last Savage was fined and placed on for Rubens but District to prosecute fuitfrer Attorney General Jim Mattox announced Wednesday that he would appoint one of his assistants to prosecute the Fort Sam Houston private Within the last three I can think of at least eight or nine deaths connected with The concern for the almighty dollar replaces the concern for hitman Sandoval and for those two New Braunfels becomes WideOpen Savage testified during his first trial he had been to the Wurstfest celebration prior to the and pictures of Wurstfest cups resting in the floor board of his car were entered into Savage got and we certainly cant dismiss the But the to consume was directly con nected with the Wurstfest attitude of come get be and tomorrows another Sandoval I believe in having but there is a manner and moderation to have During New Braunfels is left to the mercy of hellraisers in the name of economic and the time has come to change this profit of the very few at the expense of When asked about specifics of the proposed the San Antonio attorney I am not well versed in civil and the action might be handled by some other attorneys Im looking for I dont know whether individuals would be named or Back on the profit the attorney also said he had information that the New Braunfols Police Department rakes in about a night during and that officers have the attitude of boys will be Lets leave em and Police Chief Burney Boecks response was tem pered with forethought and My mission is not dollars and but to maintain law and This office under my management for the last 10 years has never given the instructions to officers of boys will be My officers dont make money off and any information Ruben Sandoval has otherwise borders on a Boeck said he was deeply disappointed in San dovals We sat down and talked back when the Courthouse picketing was going We got something and for him to slander my police department like this its a slap in the See Page 10A Keeping TABS Inside NBISD reaches goals in plan By JACQUELINE SMITH Staff writer Plo Pacharzina did everything but stand up and cheer when she presented results of this years basic skills tests to the New Braunfels school administrative assistant with the Braunfels Independent School was proud of the test which measured students knowledge in writing and But Pacharzina like other district officials was also pleased and relieved that test results showed NBISD had met iLs fiveyear This has been a long she referring to the process NBISD has undergone since 1976 to organize iLs fiveyear plan and meet the goals outlined in that NBISD was the first Texas school district to go through a state accreditation TEA Texas Education Association several years ago started a new system for accrediting Pacharzina They TEA decided that it was best for the school district to set its own goals and ac Following TEAs NBISD began planning in 1976 for its first fiveyear plan designed to raise students learning in language arts and she The goals in that first which went into effect in in nearly all cases were either reached or exceeded our she told the There two areas where the districts goals were not In the ninth and tenth test results showed that the percentage of students obtaining a certain degree of mathematic and reading knowledge were slightly lower than the district But curriculum changes are being made to help us do she Although NBISD has just completed its first five year the district has been planning for the second fiveyear plan for the past two The second which updated the districts curriculum was recently approved by the Pacharzina introduced district principals to present their schools results from the Texas Assessment of Basic Skills Tests TABS given this year to fifth and ninth graders and results See Page 10A Todays Nice weather should continue through Friday with partly cloudy warm and winds from the southeast at 1015 miles perJ There will be a 20 percent chance of Friday Sunset today will be at 830 and sunrise Friday at Texas Whitewashes It was a rare day in Texas Both the Astros and the Rangers and both teams blanked their opponents by identical W The Astros got past the San Giants in 11 while the Rangers nudged the Mariners on a wild Details In 4B TV CISDscores high on skills tests Comal Independent School District Edgar Willhelm is proud of the districts results of the Texas Assessment of Basic Skills TABS and the Iowa Test of Basic Our students performed very well on the standardized tests given this Willhelm Were very I think the results show that our teachers are doing a good job in the classroom and that our students are learning the basic skills they will need when they The TABS test is given each February to students in the fifth and ninth The tests are designed to help teachers identify strengths and weaknesses in reading and The statewide goal is to have 85 percent of the students mastering the Willhelm was particularly pleased with the overall results which put CISD way above that In CISD third percent of the students mastered the math ob jective percent in reading and in In fifth the percentages went and for reading and In ninth 91 percent mastered math and and 96 percent conquered The ITBS test is given each spring to all elementary and middle school and to tenth Gay CISD assistant In every in the scores are above the national average grade In several we are more than a year above the national A more detailed report of all test scores will be presented to the school board at its June 21 DEBBIE DeLOACH Chamber eyed for update of city master plan ByDYANIMEFRY Staff writer The Planning and Zoning Com mission recommends letting the Chamber of Commerce do the dirty work on the next master plan update for the City of New It after a chamber com mittee that urged City Council to do an update last when making its report on an overall community The master plan was last updated in with the help of a broadbased citizens committee coordinated by the Chamber of The organization offered to do something of the sort this time if council desired I think we ought to take them up on their said planning and zoning member John Dierksen Tuesday I I think the large com mittees theyve appointed in the past have done an excellent said commissioner David No dissent was City Manager Delashmutt said a final okay from the City Council would be needed before work could Council had asked planners and zoners to come up with a recommendation before July so he assumes their proposal will be presented at that nights council Last if I remember we had sort of a joint meeting with the the chambers executive board and planning and he You cant just do things Once the committee gets the update will probably take about six said chamber executive secretary Tom Weve received no official word yet on just which sections they want us to look said The chamber asked the city to do at least a partial Planners and zoners agreed that if they were going to do they should look at the entire But Delashmutt says some sections dont need to be It will be up to he council to We probably would be dealing with areas of parks and He envisions a subcommittee for each of those and a steering committee made up of subcommittee Each subcommittee will include some experts in its particular Membership will probably consist of local city staff and just average Since were trying to look for people who have special talent or were going to do a lot of Purdum we welcome We almost never just turn anybody down we will try to put them in the spot where theyll be of the most More than 100 people worked on the 1977 Planning commissioners welcomed the chambers since they fee theyve got their hands full with the present revision of subdivision That aided by an Austin consulting has been in the works for Chairman Paild Hqrt mann estimates at least two more workshops will be revised code is ready for
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