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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 25, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                2A July pull m Five cities vie for new prison site Christmas in July Helen womens fellowship and Adeline bazaar look over some of the goodies to be sold at the annual Christmas in July Bazaar to be held from 9 to 5 Friday at the First Protestant Church in New The event DERYL CLARK HERALOZEITUNG will be held in the Bormann Room of the Seele Parish House behind the church at the corner of Castell and Coll It will include the sale of handmade items and a soup and sandwich lunch at 11 HUNTSVILLE AP Officials from five Texas cities gave their best to sway the Texas Department of Corrections board to choose their area as home for a million maximumsecurity prison Representatives from Gatesville and Huntsville made presentations to the board Wednesday for the inmate the Houston Chronicle Corpus Christi bowed out at the last We now see the that prisons said Chuck chairman of economic development for the Odessa Chamber of Com Odessa is in the oil patch and theres been trouble in the oil patch The new prison to be built on about 300 could provide a financial lift for the sponsoring community by employing more than 600 with an annual payroll of about Of the five cities pushing for the Odessa is the only one not having a prison in its TDCs headquarters in Huntsville is home to six Navasota has two and Gatesville has The generally upbeat competition between the communities featured Bids awarded for center By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff Writer New Braunfels ISD board Wed nesday awarded the architectural bid on the Education Center to Stoddard Construction for but turned down all bids on the air conditioning and electrical The Education Center will be the new name that the old high school on Mill Street will have once the building has been renovated into administrative offices for the school Stoddard Construction of San Antonio had been the apparent low bidder with and an eight month finishing When the airconditioning and electrical work was the changes that were made in the general contractors work also ended up in a savings to the school Superintendent Charles Bradberry Once we decided on accepting the low we entered into negotiations with Stoddard and revised the the superin tendent Changes included adding a drop ceiling to the office which saved on the restoration cost of the old assistant superintendent of finances Lonnie Curtis had ex plained in an earlier The lower ceiling will require less lighting and a single airconditioning The original plan would have required three separate air conditioning systems to hide the Curtis When the school board selected the low bidders on the electrical and air conditioning the negotiations stalled on the revised plans because tiTe price remained too board president Bob Self Trustees authorized advertising for bids again under the rewritten Until these bids are the architectural con tractor will not Bradberry Apparent low bidder on the air conditioning was Natkin SVC and apparent low bidder on the electrical work was Martin Besides these the school district received two other bids on air conditioning and two other bids on electrical Three others bid the architectural portion of the project Pape Con Stout Con and Mott Con In other business before the former school trustee Margie Waldrip was hired as Spanish and English teacher at New Braunfels High She stepped down from her board position last week to apply for a teaching position in New she said after last weeks board Waldrip had been teaching Self announced he had two letters of interest for the vacated District 5 trustee Letters will be accepted for at least two more he The school board approved two resignations and six appointments including Also one teacher received the medical leave of ab sence she asked for and two teachers made intradistrict White rips Justice Department AUSTIN AP The Justice Department is declining to comment on Mark Whites charges that it is playing political games with the special congressional election in the 1st District in northeast White on Wednesday said the Justice Department filed suit against Texas in hopes of raising doubts about the balloting and keeping Democrats home in a district no Republican has carried in a I think theyre trying to chill voter turnout because they know if theres a large voter there will not be a Republican White The 3 election is being held to fill the seat of Sam a Democrat who resigned to become a federal The election pits Democrat Jim former Hopkins County district against Republican Edd a former professional football player making his first bid for public They were the top two votegetters in a June 29 Last the Justice Department filed a civil lawsuit to require Texas to obtain federal clearance for the 3 who scheduled the and Secretary of State Myra McDaniel were named as defen The suit contends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 requires preclearance for the White strongly Not only is preclearance un White but the Justice Department didnt request such clearance for the 1983 special election which Phil Granun won after resigning his House switching to the Republican Party and running I dont remember them being down here for in the congressional district over in Bryan a couple years ago when Congressman Gramm White Let Us Tune Your Car AUTOMOTIVE AUDIO 358 SUITE P SIDE DOOR OWNER GENE SAEGERT SHERWOOD digital KENWOOD Scan Auto Digital Memory Scan SANYO PIONEER Scan CRAIG Memory CERWIN VEGA Speakers 6x9 Car Stereos Installation are our specialty not just a We also install CBs Antennas rILLATIONS REPAIRS FREE ESTIMATES USPS 377880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave Kramer Susan Editor Claude Shirlene Thornton Office Manager Sandi Cheryl Brzozowski Don Avery Circulation Manager Carol Avery Photocomp Foreman Gus Foreman Wanda Lasater Kaleidoscope Editor David Editor Patricia YznagaKing Wire Editor Subscription Rates Includes applicable sales tax Carrier delivery in Blanco and Kendall Counties 3 6 one Mail delivery outside Comal In Texas 3 months 6 one year Mail outside Texas 6 one year Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New fancy slideshows and glossy brochures that made glowing assessments of the The scene is vastly different than one five years ago when Starr County residents forced the board to reject plans to build a prison unit in that area of South TDC Board Chairman Robert Gunn of Wichita Falls said the board will not spend money on land for the It is to be built on donated land or near existing Despite the push by city representatives for the about 130 people attended Wednesdays meeting to voice concern about safety and inmate escapes should the prison be located in their back Two Tennessee Colony housewives said their small Anderson County community has been terrorized by the three TDC units in their The prisons attract a different breed of people who visit said Ann who lives near the three They throw speed on our roads and come up to your house to borrow the clothes off your Costlow and Earnestine Winkle said they collected 200 signatures in five hours on petitions asking the board to choose another The only ones who want the prison are the ones who will personally profit from Winkle We dont want the but want to be able to go to sleep at Jack president of American Bank in denied city officials there were seeking personal gains by encouraging the board to be build the prison in their Well supply a lot of the local work force and it will be a gain for the whole Lockridge State legislators have been pressuring TDC officials to build prison closer to Dallas to make it easier for relatives to visit the in the Chronicle The three Palestinearea prisons are about an hours drive south of does not think Anderson County lias a special advantage in the selection process even though prison board member Jim Parsons is a Palestine attorney and a member of the boards site selection sub John head of a staff com mittee on the site said the committee will make a recom mendation to the Community link More than 100 students are at tending I Can classes at the Community Service Center and Braken United Methodist Church in Garden During these classes boys and girls are learning about the importance of a positive self building good relationships with being a good setting goals and having a positive These students would like to share with you their feelings about the I Can They answered the following question I like the I Can classes because I learn a It is The teachers tell us a Im glad I go to I Can You can learn They help you have a healthy self image and a positive attitude and the teachers are nice and it makes you smarter than you were before and its The teachers are Its very You can learn a I like the films that we Its very in Im glad I go to I Can You meet exciting and fun have a learn exciting things and because I get to be a helper in Because I learn a lot at the I Can I like the Im I got better than I was I got new I like the I like the work and reading the I learn things in the I Can classes that I didnt know The I Can encouraged The classes were very It is nice and they are always I like I Can because I have friends and I have a chance to make new friends I really like I Can I like I Can because the teachers are nice and I like the You can learn something really good and you will get It is really Im super good but Ill get You learn more about The teachers are You might see your Watch for more reports from the I Can kids next VITAMIND FOK THE WEEK In the game of before you can get anything you must put something New Braunfels Youre Invited GRAND OPENING July 29 424 Seguin 6295662 Free samples of 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