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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 25, 1984, New Braunfels, Texas tt Casteel files for spot on CISD board Carter Casteel By DEBBIE DaLOACH Staff writer Her most recent community identification has been as spokesperson for the Concerned Now Carter Casteel is running for the Comal ISO accompanied with her treasurer Tom filed this That ups the field to three incumbents David Boatner and David Way filed Her campaign platform is I want to see that the Advisory Committees reports are im plemented and the school board become more accountable to the patrons of this Casteel For in Report the committee asked all parties to draw back and give this district a correc tive she Concerned Taxpayers was doing yet the board ignored that all parties recommendation and renewed Willhelms contract last Thats not being The CISD board gave Edgar Willhelm a twoyear extension on his present contract and a raise at its 17 The raise will go into effect in July of and his contract now runs through July ot The Concerned Taxpayers group was born last May with a letter to the editor published in the Months of unrest and public concern were addressed by an 11member Advisory which came up with three separate reports on how to improve communication and raise morale within Theres a wealth of corrective information in those but most of it has been Casteel the board took one of the committees recommendations to heart and hired a parttime public relations But we have a highly paid superintendent who should carry the burden of public relations in his daily The board also reinstituted the student representative but he or she sits out in the The give and take of ideas is not flowing and cant that she Casteel said she decided to run after Willhelms contract but wrestled with that decision for awhile worrying over interference with her legal In October of she declined to serve again after six years on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for the same My legal studies are still ex tremely important to but my sons education is equally important if not more Casteel I want Baron to have the same op portunity to outstanding teachers in See Page MA New JjJrir Braunffels New Texas HeraldZeitung WEDNESDAY January 25 Cents Volume 18 30 Sections USPS 377880 Local boy critical after Tuesday crash By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer A six yearold New Braunfels boy was in critical condition today after being injured in a threecar accident on a rainslick Highway 46 South Jason Wenzel of Box New originally was taken to McKenna Memorial but was transferred to the intensive care unit at San Antonios Memorial Although the extent of his injuries was not he was listed in critical condition this His Linda was hospitalized in McKenna She was admitted in satisfactory condition with The accident happened at According to the accident Mark of was northbound in a 1977 Ford and turned into the Diamond Shamrock service station driveway without A witness told police Pancamo reportedly turned into the station from near the center of the Alexander of San who was nor thbound in a 1980 truck saw Pancamo beginning to Reyes pulled the truck to the left and hit the but started to skid on the wet The truck crossed the center line and struck Wenzels 1979 which was The truck kept skidding and hit a road reflector pole before coming to a Patrolman John who investigated the checked Pancamos automobile and found the right turn signal and the brake light did not Pancamo was arrested and charged with having a defective turn signal and brake Wrong rightofway Landa Resort on city By DYANNE FRY Staff writer A lawsuit still pending in federal court is not the only point of contention between the City Council and the owners of The Schlitterbahn and Landa Councilmember Barbara Tieken brought up something Monday night that has been mentioned by private citizens several times in the past that certain portions of the Schlit terbahn appear to be built on city street rightofways leading down to the Tieken found this especially interesting in light of the fact that the on that same sold the undeveloped rightofway to Marys Street for That rightofway led to the Guadalupe The Schlitterbahn and Landa Resort are built on the Comal and old subdivision plats show that city rightsofway for three streets lead right up to the When anyone wants to buy a portion of a dedicated they come before the council and arrive at a fair market Bob Henry Tieken said She can find no record of this every having been done for Bob head of the family that owns the above mentioned Tieken told the HeraldZeitung Wednesday that the matter was discussed in executive and will be pursued The people deserve some response that the city is looking into things like she Councilmember Betty Lou Rushing had a different After hearing media reports of statements made by Henry at a meeting of motel and resort owners last she wanted to go on record with some statistics from the 1983 hotelmotel tax Henry told hotel owners that the Chamber of Commerce wasnt nearly the promotion job it might with the fourpercent roomtax partly because of antitourist sentiment on the City Rushing wanted the council and the people of New Braunfels to know that Henrys businesses arent collecting the largest share of that She noted that the Holiday Inn and Landa Resort each had 140 But the Holiday Inn turned in in room taxes for the first three quarters of whereas Landa Resort only turned in Rushing conceded that Landa Resort is a seasonal where the Holiday Inn is active all year But Camp War See Page 14A Medical expert says he found drug in infants body GEORGETOWN AP The judge in the Genene Jones murder trial today barred prosecution testimony about additional tests on tissues taken from the body of Chelsea State District Judge John Carter has allowed a lexicologist to testify he found traces of the drug allegedly used by a vocational to kill the 15monthold girl in But the defense won a procedural victory today by persuading Carter not to allow testimony about more recent tests that also showed the and an done last that showed other drugs found in the Among the other drugs discovered in the evaluation was a substance used as a carrier in the injection of the drug Jones is charged with using on the Defense lawyer Jim Brookshire complained he had not been given advance notice about the additional tests and On toxicologist Fredric Rieders testified that he tested tissues taken from the little In my I iden tified and measured succinylcholine present in a number of the specimens taken from Chelsea McClellans Fredric Rieders testified Prosecutors say it was suc cinylcholine a powerful and hard to detect muscle relaxant that killed Chelsea after a September 1982 visit to a Kerrville pediatricians Jones was a nurse at the and she gave 15monthold Chelsea two injections that were supposed to carry routine who runs a suburban Philadelphia toxicology did the tissue tests at the Sweden lab of the poison expert who developed the On State District Judge John Carter turned down a defense motion to bar the Defense lawyer Jim Brookshire has called the test a magic wand technique not accepted by the scientific See Page 14A 181 applicants seek agency job Staff photo by Leslie Kriewaldt Fantastic New Braunfels Junior Miss Barbara May goes through her paces in rehearsals for the annual Junior Miss pageant Saturday Although the main event is preliminaries begin Thursday A total of 34 contestants are seeking the Related Page 3A related Page 14 Screening 181 applicants for the executive directorship of Community Council of South Central Texas wont be an easy Thats why a committee was ap pointed at CCSCTs meeting in Floresville Tuesday night to meet again next week and begin cutting the list down to John CCSCT acting said Wed Michele CCSCT executive director since March resigned near the end of Flavin was named as acting but the 24 meeting was the first for the CCSCT Central Board of Directors since Rowcrofts I delivered a box of 181 applicants to the chairman of the board at the beginning of this Flavin He is one of the applicants vying for the They did say last night if they make great progress at this meeting in Seguin next and get down to the point where a final selection can be then a special meeting will be The next regular CCSCT Central Board of Directors meeting will be April 24 at the Wilson County Courthouse in Annual election of officers is also slated for that DEBBIE DeLOACH Inside Todays Weather Comal County skies will be partly sunny today and Tonight will be mostly clear and with a low in the Winds today will be from the north near 10 miles per Winds will be light and will blow from the northeast at 510 Unicorn Breakthrough New Braunfels boys ended three weeks of frustration Tuesday night by bombing Hays in a District 134A game at the New Braunfels Canyon and Smithson Valley both lost Tuesday Phone jungle With the breakup of trying to do anything telephonerelated has become an adventure of Columnist Marjorie Cook waded into the fray this and came up with a short guide to phone Town DEATHS 13A Five architectural firms make pitches to CISD Five architectural firms endured a fourhour workshop with Comal ISD trustees Tuesday in hopes of becoming the boards choice to help the district cope with No decision was made following the but CISD Edgar Willhelm said the boards or even narrowing down the could occur at the next regular board meeting in Trustees Erwin Karen Kenneth Carey McWilliams and David Way listened while different representatives pulled out all the stops for their Slides were used in most of the Others just used their speaking talents without any visual while one firm brought three goodsize scale models of its recent work in the Boerne School of Dallas made the first The firm completed an existing facility study for CISD in but more oversaw the con struction of the CISD Tax Office and the track at SmUhson Valley High Vicepresident Gary Keep said his firm could draw from the 1978 help the district explain a bond and if it bring a design team You see the same faces from start to and that makes us a little he The firm also provides a project summary Keep It lists every material in that where we ordered it phone We even put paint chips in so you can match colors down the Rick Steve Souter and Bill Hays with Marmon Mok Partnership of San Antonio were The firm offered somewhat of a local since Hays wife is librarian at Smithson Valley High In listing current educational building Keeler Weve worked for the San Antonio Childrens Center for 10 done several major projects for the San Antonio YMCA for over 15 and have a 30year relationship with San Antonios Northeast He also couldnt help but mention Marmon Mok is building the billion new terminal at the San Antonio International Hays told the board in the partnerships 30year weve never been And that just doesnt Its because of our organized ap he The next Bradley and McChesney Architects from San brought the Boerne ISD case study complete with scale models for the boards That district was to expand 50 percent by which I understand is about half of the growth CISD can David Bradley See Page 14A ponders race for Sheriff Gilbert who submitted his resignation to Sheriff Walter Fellers hasnt made a firm decision on whether hell run for sheriff in I will say theres a strong he said But Ill decide something before His resignation will become effective Villarreal ad Fellers said Tuesday that Villarreal got a little crass with one of his and put in his resignation because he said he wanted an to 5 I quit over some internal Villarreal said Tuesday I felt I could no longer be effective and I dont want to continue if I feel I cant Villarreal was named Officer of the Year by tN Lions Club in Fellers said he Gilbert Villarreal wont be naming someone to HI the Ueutenant spot for Im going to leave that up air for the time ha Well have investigator Rudy W0 be the a Democrat atarVI filed 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