Friday, February 20, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 20, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Religious Unicorns do or Page 10A New Braunfels New Texas 35 Friday February 25 Cents Two 20 Pages Stammtisch Cheerleaders and cheerleader hopefuls get your pom poms New Braunfels High School cheerleaders are sponsoring an I Love to Cheer clinic from 9 to noon tomorrow at the NBHS The clinic is open to students in kindergarten through eighth who will be grouped according to Participants will learn cheers and The clinic will cost which does not include a tshirt or which in cludes a For more call spon sor Debbie Lancaster at 6256271 or ask one of the NBHS Its getting to be that reunion time is upon The 1967 graduating class of New Braunfels High School has scheduled plans for its 20th Activities will in clude a family picnic on July 24 at Landa Park and a graduate and spousedate dance on July The next planning meeting will be March 5 at at the home of Jim Any interested persons are invited to attend or call for futher informa make plans to attend the Homebuying Basics Seminar for prospective homebuyers sponsored by Tillman and Tillman Realty and the Texas Agricultural Extension Ad mission is Call 6295959 or 625 The seminar is from 7 to 9 at Chamber of Commerce Honors All you gardeners in the this is for There will be a meeting of those interested in participating in the Guadalupe County Farmers Market on Monday at at the Savings and Loan 205 For more in contact Gus Person at 3791972 or Renee Watson at 656 The South Texas Organization ot Polio Survivors will meet Sunday at 2 at the Encino Park Com munity Center at 1923 Encino two miles north of Loop 1604 on US For more call Mar tha Clayton at Cheers to our young A team from New Braunfels High School was among the top four in the finals of the Austin Young Lawyers Associations third annual regional mock trial The team from Stephens Episcopal High School won the com edging out Crockett High and Westlake High School for the This is Stephens third year to win the Samuel Clemens High School in Schertz also had a team in the 7 double elimination The mock trial competition is part of a statewide program sponsored by the Dallas Bar Association and the Dallas Bar Stephens will compete in the state finals in Dallas March 13 and 14 against 19 other Texas The state winner will go to Final performances are being held for the Circle Arts Theatres production of And a Nightingale The numerous and poignant portrait of an English family during World War II will have its final showing here tonight and Satur day at Tickets and reser vations at Krause By the Elizabeth Elliott is taking this play and its actors and actresses to contest 27 to com pete with other community theaters lor the chance to go on to the state Head over to San An tonio Little Theatre next week and cheer on our own hometown ac The Menu A RELIGIOUS Talented teens Winnersof the Night of Stars competi tion at the Canyon High School talent show were Melissa Christina Natalie Cindy Carol Lawson and Amy The torsos of the three of the girls in black performed Hooked on from the other three girls in Second place wi nner was the Sweet Sixteen Band and third place winner Christina Pape sang All At LESLIE Photographer Zaff Kuempel agree state needs budget cuts BY SARAH DUKE Staff Writer State Judith Zaffirini and Edmund Kuempel agree the state budget needs trimming but not at the expense of education or the state prison We cannot address the prison system without addressing the educational Zaffirini told a crowd of more than 400 Castillo says tax revenue are campaign issues By DAVID MAY Staff Writer As a member of New Braunfels Ci ty Guadalupe Castillo said his progressive outlook and business background would prove to be a is one of nine can didates vying for three atlarge seats on council to be decided in April 4 general Its always been a dream of mine to be a public said the Lockhart who has more than 16 years of accounting and auditing Being I have a more progressive attitude and feel I have something to Castillo Castillo is a supervising auditor with the Texas Department of Human A 1967 graduate of Lockhart High School and 1971 graduate of Southwest Texas State Castillo holds a bachelors degree in business administration and A resident of New Braunfels for five Castillo is married with four His who is also employed by is a native I reaUy love this Its 9 great place to the cojujacU hopeful With carefuUy plann ed growth and development through selective I see a lot of opportunities for New Castillo is presently on the ad WflSF vispry board of New irajjojels Parks NBISD expels three students for marijuana Castillo and Recreation Department and is a board member of Memorial Primary School Also active in the Comal Independent Mens Castillo belongs to the Holy Family Catholic Church where is involved with youth as a CYO moderator and as a high school CCD as well as being the parish CastUio is also a parttime disc jockey at local KGNB radio for hispanic The seats up or voter decision April 4 all are at BySARAH DUKE Staff Writer The New Braunfels ISO board of trustees expelled three middle school students Thursday for possession of That action brings the number of NBISD expulsions this school year to It was a situation where two were buying and one was said Bob NBISD board Two girls and one all eighth grade students at New Braunfels Middle were expelled for the remainder of the school The along with others that have been expelled this are eligible to attend summer school at but educators indicate it is nearly im possible for the students to enter the ninth Self said the school board wants to fight the growing problem of middle school students abusing drugs and He said the school district is making every effort to prevent elementary school students from joining the drug It concerns us all because this is something thats been happening just over the past few years in the middle he We never had this kind of problem in the past in the middle school as far as with drugs and alcohol Weve had some cases of drugs and alcohol but not this many in the middle Self He added that in the 12 years he has served on the school he has never seen as many drug cases in the middle Self said the school district will continue using trained dogs to sniff out drugs in the middle but the students are learning how to avoid the The youngsters are becoming so streetwise that they hide the he We cant have those youngsters we cant have the dogs tually sniff the youngsters as they walk down the thats against the We can sniff the lockers and thats about he Self said New Braunfels students are getting caught up in wave of drug abuse that is sweeping across Cen tral He said the district was warned that younger students would become involved in but he never believed it would be to this ex Were trying to develop different ways to get the parents he Self added that most parents dont seem to realize until its too late that their children are becoming in volved with In other parents are the root of the drug pro he The drug culture is something were not going to cure in the Its being brought in from the Its impossible to teach kids not to use drugs when they see it every day at Self The school board president said most of the parents of expelled students have been very supportive of the Theyre upset and concerned that their children are in They want their children to stay in but have we to be con cerned about the balance of the he Advocating an open door policy in See The SeguinGuadalupe County Chamber of Commerce sponsored the breakfast in Zaffirini cited figures indicating most prison inmates gave up on education at an early More than 80 percent of those now in prison dropped out of high she Kuempel said he took a tour of a Texas Department of Corrections prison last I came back with a very firm belief that I will support a tax increase that is dedicated to building new prisons just so we can keep them off the he The 1986 prison population in Texas was Of that prisoners were he That means went through the TDC went through and came out the back Kuempel The representative said he feels strongly that education funding should not be cut unless absolutely Bill Clements has said he wants to keep education fun ding at 51 percent of the state Kuempel said he supports that stand and knows it means reducing education Some of the governors plans do not correspond with some of my he said pointing to the gover nors plan to cut vocational education I will fight that tooth and toe nail because thats very dear to Zaffirini said she thinks the first step for the state in facing budget problems should be to make the government more cost We can either cut back or in crease thats I truly think there are areas we need to cut back she said The people in my district share the belief that the most fair and the least painful tax is the sales Zaffirini adding that she con tinues her opposition to a state in come Kuempel said he shared Zaffirinis belief that Texas is not the place or a state income He added that many ol the problems in the public See Page JA More a bused cats found at rural site By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer As two more abandoned cats were found at a rural homesite near Bulverde late county animal control officials said Friday some of the animals found earlier may survive only to be destroyed Veterinarian Michael Doherty said the eight cats discovered Thursday caged in an abandon house will survive the ordeal because of a lack of county they may be destroyed As far as our instructions from the county they are to be kept on a stray he That means the animals will be kept for two days and then may be Theyre doing Theyre still very subdued and scared They have been fed within three I would They certainly werent given any care for the past few Doherty They werent kept as not in any way that we would think Theres something strange going on in that persons Doher ty said about Robert who is wanted by authorities for cruelty to The animals were found in cages inside the home amid piles of newspapers and County See Page 2A County offices move into temporary space Comal County Sanitarian David Litke advised that his along with Veterans Service Officer Willy will be moving into temporary quarters in the county courthouse an nex The county sanitarian has operated his office at the CityCounty Health Department until The move into the annex is temporary pending relocation in their new offices within the old currently under We plan to be in our temporary of fices for about nine months until the renovations at the old courthouse is Litke The sanitarians temporary ad dress will be Courthouse 150 Suite New Texas The new phone number is Stahls phone number is Rainfall totals As Of Friday Location Inches Royal Forest east Sawder EnciAO Canyon Late Forest