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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 31, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                2A New Braunf els July Give me a home This cute kitten is only one of the animals ready for adoption at the New Braunfels Humane Society Shelter located on Kuehler The animals provide excellent playmates for LESLIE young children and would be euthanized if not For contact the Humane Society Animal Truck driver dies in highway fire HOUSTON AP Work crews were cleaning up an east Houston freeway ramp left charred after a chemical tank rolled off a truck and burst into killing the truck The identified as Eliga Thompson of died at the scene of the accident that oc curred about police Thompson was driving northbound on a Highway 225 exit ramp to In terstate 610 when a tank strapped onto the trucks flatbed fell onto the street and said Fire Concert set Thursday The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will have a Concerts in the Park at 7 Thursday featuring the El Camoo The group plays country western and rock and has been together for the past seven Band members include Lupe Raymund Rudy Cesar Andrew Xavier Tony Garcia and The concert will be held at the Land Park dance Patrons are invited 10 bring lawn chairs and a sack No glass containers are Admission is Calendar of Events Government New Braunfels Drainage Study Committee 7 City Comal County Commissioners 10 County If you would like to announce your groups activities in the call us at 6259144 or send us a notice to Drawer New Deadline for Tuesday through Friday editions is 5 the day before Deadline for Sunday editions is Department spokesman Shelton Thompson was thrown onto the road about 100 feet from the Morris No other injuries were The truck was carrying methyl a chemical used in manufacturing Morris The chemical apparently ignited when the tank slipped off the trailer bed and onto the he Firefighters had the which extended across the exit under control about he Authorities said they hoped to reopen one lane of the ramp today after installing a temporary guar drail and cleaning up debris from the Baker said police believe the ac cident may have occurred because the leased by NSL of was not designed to carry the chemical A spokesman for NSL who declined to be identified confirmed the company leased the truck but refused to discuss details of the Thrift store reopens Johns Bargain a thrift and consignment store operated by Johns Episcopal will re open The store had been closed for extensive It is open from to Thursday and Fridays and from to noon The store is located at Coll and CALL TERRY 6291322 For the best possible professional cleaning and care of your your home or raw FREE ESTIMATES 1630 Highway 81 West Look at Keep an eye on the news in the Herald Zeitung Austin Dallas Houston San Antonio Seguin 6295060 In preparation for bond budget CISD increases meetings Comal ISO trustees will begin holding weekly meetings to sell the districts million in adopt the 198586 budget and set a corresponding tax rate by The board usually meets once a but the new meeting schedule goes like this sale of bonds present proposed award contract for bond depository and set budget hearing date approve amended budget regular board budget hearing and adopt budget take record vote on tax and formally set dates for tax hearing and tax rate adoption tax hearing and adopt tax rate regular board All meetings will begin at at Frazier except for the 17 meeting at Smithson Valley High At the 17 adoption for the tax rate is scheduled for 7 followed by the regular board The million bond issus passed on May 18 by almost a toone includes the cort struction of a new Smithson Vaflei High School and Canyon Various additions and renovations to all nine CISD campuses are also part of the bond Comal teachers attend special writing semimar Comal ISD will host a writing in stitute for its language arts teachers on Linda Woodson and Roberta both experts in teaching composition writing will be the guest presenters at the set for 9 to 4 each CISD personnel who teach kin dergarten through fifth grade will attend a session by Woodson at Frazier while teachers grades six through twelve will be guided by Young at Canyon Middle The inservice programs goal is to improve teaching strategies in to increase teacher ability in utilizing the holistic scoring and to devise teaching activities appropriate to each writing Participants will be able to define modes of plan for classroom writing examine positive and experience laboratory activities to practice writing in the various modes and evaluation Carol CISD curriculum is coordinator of the writing Committee to request county funds County commissioners will hear a request from the Sesquicentennial Committee for in their meeting 10 Thursday on the first floor of the Also commissioners will ratify the terms of the Central Appraisal District lease The terms were agreed to in last weeks com missioners court The ap praisal district is again considering leasing space in the new Annex once it is A representative of the appraisal district attended last weeks session and worked out a lease agreement with all but the price per square foot in County auditor Bate Bond will have those figures for com The appraisal district was originally part of the plans as an occupant of the new but misunderstanding developed bet ween the county and the appraisal The appraisal district board looked into constructing their own but budgetary limitations brought them back to the bargaining table with the The lease agreement wiltstill have to be approved by the appraisal district Also on the commissioners will discuss whether county elected officials should receive workers an option the county has under past Also the county auditor will present the 1986 budget an item on last weeks agenda that was put off because Commissioners Lorenzo Yankee Camarillo and Jumbo Evans had not had time to go over them with These commissioners agreed to help with the budget process in a previous commissioners court Also Fred the countys information systems will present to commissioners the capabilities and deficiencies of the countys computer And two subdivision items are on Thursdays agenda final approval of Country Hills Unit 3 and acceptance of Netherhill subdivision as part of the county unit road Canyon band practice begins The Canyon High School band will begin practice for all freshmen and new members Monday from 9 to noon at the high school band Practice for all band members will begin 12 from 6 to 9 Monday through in the Meraldieirum Weather DRAW THE WEATHER SUBMITTED BY Jerry Fifth Carl Schurz Forecast Noun Texas Sunny and hoi through and warm tonight Highs 90s to near 102 Lows the mid South Texas Fair Party cloudy Thursday with isolated afternoon and evening tnundersnowers in Highs through Thursday upper 80s immediate coast and barrier islands to the 90s and near 100 inland Lows tonight near 80 immediate coast and barrier islands to the 70s East Texas Fait and warm Low in me mid Winds Thursdayfair and hot High in the mid Light variable West Texas Fair Isolated late afternoon and evening thunderstorms panhandle and far generally sunny very warm to hot days and fair nights through Highs through Wed nesday low 90s to mid north and far to upper 90s tow 90s to neat 104 Big Bend Lows tonjghl upper 60s to mid Except near 60 southwest Port Arthur to Port OConnor South and winds 10 to 15 knots tonight Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots Thursday 2 to 4 ieet Winds and seas higher in or near isolated Port OConnor to Brownsville South and winds neat 10 knots tonight and 10 to 15 knots Saas 3 to 5 feet through tonight Winds and saas higher in or W widely scattered becoming isolated this afternoon through Texas A highpretiuie ndge atott kept skies generally and temperatures warm across Texas earty and forecasters expected hot and dry conditions to continue throuon me end of the week A paten of tow clouds nettled agamst the Balcones Escarpment between Hondo and College Showers and were scattered from the Gulf coast near Brownsvile well out into coastal A small shower deposited a trace of at BrownsviHe between 3 and 4 Isolated showers and thunderstorms roamed the Panhandle Tuesday night but dissipated soon after midnight Winds were light and southerly under a weak surface high centered in the nor thwestern Gulf which affected the coastal plains and deep East Texas A trough eastern New Mexico accelerated the south wind to between 10 and 20 mph m the Low temperatures were in the mid to upper except for me tow 80s in North Texas end along the middle Gulf Extremes were 60 degrees at Marft and 83 degrees at Meachem Field in Fort Worth and at Corpus Christi Naval Air Station Other readings at 5 were 77 at BiownsviBe and San Angeto 79 at OallasFort Worth International Airport and Wichita and 76 at Stephenvitte and Austin El Paso and Midland had 72 Afternoon temperatures should surge into the90stotowlOOsandintheSOsin Galveston through Showers and thunderstorms were expected to dot Southeast Texas and the Panhandle from the late afternoon to around sunset Extended forecast North TexasNo lam expected Highs Lows 70s Wesi TexasPartly cloudy with no im portant tempeiatuie changes and isolated late afternoon thunderstorms Lows 60s and 70s Highs 90s except upper 80s mountains to neat 100 Big Bend South TexasSunny and hot fair and mild nights Isolated afternoon showers Lows 70s except heat 80 Highs except uppei 80s coast and near 100 southwest Brought To You New Braunfels   

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