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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Harmon Players of the Page 5 New Braunfels No 174 New Braunfels Herald Publishing 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377 800 Tuesday 1987 10 Paces Anyone out there interested in becoming or nominating someone to become a member of the Texas Business Council If Texas Employment Commissioner Mary Scott who writes Tcxlay for this is compiling a list of nominees for this council intended to increase communication between state government and the private business sector ov Hill Hobby endorses the pane Nabers represents Texas Hound table discussions are plan ned across the Lone Star State and a schedule will bo announced soon Nominations and requests for in formation can be mailed to Texas HiiMness TKC IMh and Texas 7K77H The rnivrrt il Texas Institute of Texan Cultures is accepting ap plications tor through Sept I Applicants should have an interest in Texas history and a desire tn work with piple of all ages Training for volunteers begins Sipt from i m to mum Wednesday and Fn through outreach will travel to churches Mnior centers and other locations to spread the word about the divtTMty o lexas and Uie people who made mis stale grcul will continue to do so lor more information call Public hearings on proposed finarms regulations pivmulgaleii b she of rmiial will IKat 7 p in Sept in the Communitv Building at F M in Startmlle nun the Circle K Another 7 p in Sepi in Coma CuunU Cnmnnssioners CouruiHiin third floor of the cour Uiouv annex N Seguin Room ill New Tn iHtter uur county solons ale Irving to ciu and to offer your Urws uii the itter Mire lo al tend I iii help save the Hat tleship Texas from certain demise ian do MI collecting aluminum cans and recycling them or money to Ugiven to the eoali lion ul business and individuals leading the effort Kver Jo thirsty about 1 ti million cans Thats a lot os metal lolKs If just lo xrcent were recycled alxiuit million would IKraiMxi II you want lo find out how and whenyou can call 1 HUH TKXAS The I I us a Service an nounces it lias chosen the site for a new mam post office in Cibolo aughan Homes Highway P 11 Hox has agreed to sell i acres on the west side of mu about IIKI feet north of Huf falo Trail I nee Theres a 2v percent chance that it will rain this but the high still is expected to reach the mid Kts with east winds between fi and 10 mph Partly cloudy skies will slight ly obscure that full moon tonight with a low in the low 7us and light southeast Mostly cloudy skies will hang around Wednesday with a W percent chance of thunder showers and a high in the low 90s with southeast winds about H mph The Menu 10 C04MCS 6 CIOSSWORD DCAIABBY HOiOSCOPE WOC SHUTS the halls of Laurel Plaza in comparison to the more efficient fluorescent like the one on the now in Photo by Deryl Nadine New Braunfels Housing Authoritys executive and Jim Ruppel with the Nev Braunfels Utilties resource management department take a look at the old inefficient light at that once lined Cheap lights NBUs lamp replacement program lit up faces at Laurel Plaza Apartments with a check The management of Laurel Plaza Apartnient recently took ad vantage of New Hraunfels Ililities lamp replacement which businesses to replace their inefficient old lighting with more efficient illumination Laurel Plaza got a check for M rum MH because of the rebate which gives businesses for each kilowatt of electrical usage eliminated by more efficient The dowatt lightbulbs in the apartment complex were replaced with watt fluorescent bulbs The NBISD CISD expects more growth By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The New Hraunfels school district is setting records for enrollment as students enter their second week of while Comal school district officials expect enrollment to conti nuing increasing this NBISD Superintendent Charles Hradberry said enrollment figures are up in the with students as of this reflec ling a 5 percent increase over last years enrollment weve had tremendous growth in the southern attendance area and a slight increase in the nor thern attendance Bradberry said He added that while growth for most of the city was in line with pro the increase was more than we expected in the southern part of the Carl Schurz Elementary and Memorial Primary both in the ci tys southern area experienced 11 percent enrollment increases Carl Schurz enrollment reached 502 while Memorials enrollment sets at Bradberry said the increase at Memorial has filled the four new classrooms built last year and at least one new teacher will be needed to handle the large number of Were going to be adding one teaching unit and well be doing some shifting the superintendent Enrollment at New Braunfels High School was up about 50 students or roughly 4 percent from last Enrollment at the New Braunfels Middle School actually dropped by about 18 students to Seele Elementary s enrollment in creased by about percent to total 2 more efficient fuorescent while putting out the same amount of light as the tiowait save the apartment complex 10 812 kilowatts in ekvtncal usage The NHL lamp replacement pro funded by the Ixnver Col orado River offers rebates to local businesses Jim resource management said Laurel Plaza is the largest establishment to lake advantage of the replacement program since it began last He said Laurel svill a savings beyond paying for the new lamps in about five and onehalf months Since NBl began participating in the lamp rebate 32 establishments have had lamp audits conducted at their businesses Those audits determine how much energy could be saved by changing MacDonald said several of the audited including New Braunfels school have not taken full advantage of the rebate program but replace lighting with more efficient lamps as the old lights burn out Loans possible for merchants hurt by decline in tourist trade By DAVIDMAY SUM Writer Wanted Businesses in New Braunfels and Comal County hard hit by this summers lagging tourist trade to apply for federal economic injury loans Apply at your local Chamber of Commerce or county Precinct 4 Commissioner Clyde Jacobs has spearheaded an effort to help local businesses who have seen this years tourist trade literally washed out by heavy spr ing rains that created hazardous conditions along the Guadalupe River and Canyon Jacobs wrote the states Divi sion of Emergency Management 5 concerning the economic hardships realized by businesses It was decided that area businesses may be eligible for federal Small Business Ad ministration loans and received information concerning SBAs program guidelines and applica tion process which will be for warded by the county to the state are available at both New Braunfels and Canyon Lakes chamber of commerce Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace of fices and the county commis sioners1 located on the third floor of the courthouse an We need to get organized now that we know what it is we need to said SBA requires that a minimum of five businesses must prove they have been adversely impacted because of the impoundment earlier this year of flood waters in Canyon Lake by Army Corps of Engineers in were forced to initiate a twomonth pro gram of maximum lake discharges into the Media statewide reported the unsafe conditions within the chan nels of the Guadalupe River caus ed by area some 26 in ches of rainfall in a months that kept thousands of tourists There is no actual estimate of lost revenues as a though losses are believed to ap proach the million mark or State officials indicated that a greater number of businesses af fected will add weight to the coun tys Jacobs said already more than five businesses have applied for federal Criteria for approval of economic injury loans include A business must show that money cannot be borrowed from another source a business must show that no personal assets are available to Comal Labor Day Child man victim of heart failure By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Two deaths and Mondays thunderstorms marked tragedy for what had started to be a perfect Labor Day weekend in Comal County as thousands of visitors used Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers Gilbert of San An drowned at Canyon Park Mon day afternoon after being submerged in about three feet of water for lu lo 15 He was transferred by Canyon Lake EMS to McKenna Memorial Hospital where he later The tod dler is the ninth drowning victim in Comal County this According to Game Warden Bob the child was with his Robert and Linda picnicking on the parks south when he disappeared around A search began and the child was found and pulled from the A Dallas man rafting in the Guadalupe River Sunday died after suffering an apparent heart Jimmy died after being transported to McKenna by New Braunfels A hospital spokesperson listed his death as cardiopulmonary He was puilecl from the river at the Gruene Road crossing on the New Braunfels He reportedly had been rafting with his wife and Efforts by paramedics to revive the man No other major incidents were reported on area waterways despite See LABOR Page 2 Rainfall totals As of Tuesday Lake Sauder Farms 4 miles east of Sun Valley west of Smithson Herald Potters Creek Rd Canyon Royal Forest east Leveling out r Mark of Guy Williams Masonry levels out the brick facade of the citys new Central Fire Station on Hill City Engineer Bill Dobrowolski said this morning that the building will be complete by about midOctober to early Construction for the building is back on schedule after builders lost about one month due to testing not originally The engineer said he found that joints created during construe tion will not create any defects in the building as was once Dobrowolski said the new fire station on County Line Road also will be completed by about The new Central Fire Station is expected to cost Photo by Deryl
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