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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 26, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas EMPIPE MICPOFILH PO BOX 816423 TX day to enjoy Happy Thanksgiving New Braunfels No 230 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Zeitung Thursday November 1987 25 Cents Two Sections 34 Pages Heres some good news for the kids uf New Braunfels the Dosvntosvn Association will ho ing movies for children at aiul 11 am each day through Dee lit at the Braunlex Theatre Saturdays show is and the les will onls i us a quarter hats L rents The Imteti States Air Force is looking for a few yinvd graduates Jack Slacs is the Air Force of fi i programs recruiter lor the area and ha llaiuld to get the word out that the Air Force is setkme jraduatfs 01 college seniors who will graduate in for the pilot program and other thing jibs in the officer programs Call Stacs at fill I 4 KM or more information aNnil the programs Saengerhalle is hosting a public Years dance wish the loverieaf rchestra prcvding the Tickets angoing to e asatlabto the hut sou want ads aiK c CM s more in oi illation i real will 1 at 2 p ii in ihe at iMltltnger Miiiitrial Library 1 he gtoup vvij lesieA s It if Seiiiol i i s he UXatum a i httime fur the New Kettred Teachers ASSH Uiticn i hnstmas COSIHH dish luncheim During business es Itvitsi discuss xsties hiKv rj txind elev lion X luistinas led lierintne Hurw Arrests pending in fatal accident By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Arrest warrants were issued late Wednesdas afternoon or the ap prehension of two area men believed involved in a fatal hitandrun acci dent Nos1 K ounty Attorney Hill Heimer said warrants were executed around i p in Wednesday for the arrests of Kthan and Traces 18 Both liase rural New Braunfels according to county courtatlasv records According to Keimer the warrants were issued for hindering apprehen sion stemming from an investiga tion leading to an Nos i arrest of Uesles Scott Strickland VJ of fa Lake IVtails or reasons for the subse arrests svere sketchy and unasaiiabie as of presstmie das afterncxn New police had susjHvted there ssas a passenger in Strickland s vehicle at the time of accident that killed one San An Unvo and mjurid another Police also figured Strickland was aided when he pushed his i iv into a stock pond off Raush Lane tsvo dass after the accident Felix Kuque of New Braunfels Police Ikpartment said he is unable to on the subsequent ar rests is unclear of the spixifiv iharges The police m to the ase was Seo ARREST Page 7A Iat Ii niiis meet I Vt a extension oue pm Mi sng i hriias dessert aivi oinainent help dxolale extension nifue lev Coriial i iiun t lut is taking ortels i Cookies wtilch Seme innaiiiun Mars Ihiistnias IVadlllie lot oMeling i so call Ualhe Haas a Viehlie Hifis Hfi tvhliii h 4 Mlifle Mreniei Mai iret Stap xr m MtHjte i lie Naked 1VC 1 with the cimkies Ning reads loi pUkup in lec Hospice New Mi aunfrls iHc is sjHiiiMinng tieilighting eel rinulis fol the 1 ret atop McKenna Memm la Beginning at KI the uimnumts Hand direcleif li Will perlol in vUlile ueoige lUn Knows the sAilch u light Hit tiee arils the cereinons all Ill a lew uill Ulumctl oil until lesulenis turn them on again hs making a con See STAMMTISCH Page 2A It s peilecl weather for eating a hunch of turkey and silling in from of Hie television set watching football tUo Horns There will be increas ing cloudiness today with a chance of showers and a high of aUnit for increase Friday and Saturday with high in the os and Ms The Menu CLASSIFIED COMICS CROSSWORD DEARABBY ENTERTAINMENT HOROSCOPE KALEIDOSCOPE SCRAPBOOK SPOiTS TV LISTINGS WEATHEB 13 158 1B 3A 8B JOB 12B 1 118 4B 15 ISA 12B 2A Way out festivities Students in Mrs Hendersons fourth grade language arts class at Elementary spent last sveek marooneo en a small planet m After surviving the year m space the Qoup ceieoraieo an TnanKsgivmg ana in vited the local residents Spaceman Angela Cantu left shares a fremen vitn alien Menssa Grein curing the feast Photo Dery Hispanic foster homes needed There is a shortage n homes in i ounts especially Hispanic nter homes said Linda Fischer of he 1 vpartiuen of Human Ser A iaige percentage of our children ate HispallU A lot of our luster children come from aii An and ol the people in ai All a large percentage o people are she said Fisi her add ed that mans children from han An loiiio has e e piace outside of that i ity mcieasing the need for ijualiliexl luster huiue in Comal ounty l is important for Hispanic hildren to stay w ith Hispanic homes if thes must takes from their usui home because of a crisis sMthin the lamiis Fischer said Ae re alreads them aw a from their families fnenos and neighborhoods and to put them in a whole nes4 culture or it s just thai much harder fur children she said A large numfnr of young Hispanic children do not speak well making the transition even more dif licult Fischer added The number of Hispanic children in this part of the state needing tern porars homes because of severe abuse or neglect has iiKreased bs 15 percent since last sear according to stale human services department of ficials In iww percent ot the agencys children were Hispanic com pared to 75 percent in recent Approximately h percent ot foster families certified by the agency in rural counties are Hispanic Last year at this that number was y percent Because of the decrease in rural Hispanic foster families and the m crease in Hispanic children needng foster TDHS officials said they are placing mans of the children in rule or black homes Bonds would expand high school Proposition J of the New Hraunfels bond package sull add classrooms to Ness Hraunfels High NchiMil The txjnds sull Inlore suters hec 1J The school has experienced unprecedented grosUh in enroll ment The coupled svith re quirements under House Bill which requires students lo complete an sear of science have created a nevd for more classrooms and laboratories at the school Brannon to seek reelection tiuadalupe County Commissioner James Precinct an nounced this week that he is seeking reelection So more than 137 residents within his precinct on the west side of the county have signed pennons on the Republican primary ballot U the people are willing to peti tion me to thats what Ill the commissioner said Brannon is serving his first term as commissioner He ran for office for the first time three years ago after residents petitioned for his name to be placed on the ballot See Page 2A In the lisesear enrollment project for New Braunfels High Schoul ssas students As oi SeptemlMT lliH7 enmllmenl was This number is larger than the losear projection of ts almost loo students Fnrollmenl projections estimate the high school vopulation will double bs the sear ooo Principal John Turman descnlx the situation Kven svith the recent addition of our classrooms were reaching our maximum capacits It s approaching the critical point especially lor labs All classroom space at the high school is now being causing a population of floating teachers w ho do not have a home classroom In addition to the the em phasis on academics has created a ined for more science labs Secon dary science courses require 4u per cent of ihe class curriculum be lab experience HB 24ti mandates a basic science Page 2A County names panel to head water district By DAVID MAY Staff Writer Members of a sevenmember panel were named Wednesday by Comal County Commissioners to head up the initial board of directors for the countys Water Oriented Recreation District Kach of the four as County Judge Fred named one person to serve on the board Two atlarge selections were also considered Creation of the district was over whelmingly approved by voters countysvide in Nov i special elec tions Those elected to serve were Jean Harry Jerome Betty Dr John Lan dry Melvin Guy Ander son According to stale law enabling ihe districts four board members must reside or operate a business svithm the district and one member must be an outside representative Of those Landry and Anderson were identified as inner district Walls was considered both in and outside of the district because she lives in New but operates a private concession inside the district rump and Nolle are from outside the district I am pleased with the type of pro pie who have expressed a will to make their talents said Precinct 1 bo Fsans it is an uncompensated duty requiring an ex tensive amount of their time Commissioners plan to meet with the board during regular session next week Kvans said he hopes the board can begin meeting as soon as December The board laces crucial tasks of organizing and terming policies and revenue formulas for the district A study recently completed by a private and outlines much of the boards policies and priorities the board will have in county startup funds Commis sioners are svorking on finding a meeting room or offices for the preferably in the Canyon Lake area See Page2A city settle details for grant By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer State officials met Wednesday svith cits and New Braunfels Utilities of ficials in svhat may hase been one of the final milestones in the construc tion of the WalMart distribution center City representatives said the group settled details of a grant to provide utilities to the WalMart distribution center to be built north of the city 1 think weve got all the is dotted and the ts crossed so sve can docu ment everything for the said City Manager Joe NBU svill be handling contractors and seeing that ihe svork is done The city will be handling the ad ministrative he Those administrative details include the various and sundry things that go with the such as documen ting exactly hosv money is Michie added Cos Bill Clements allocated the grant from his discretionary funds because the Community Development Block Grant originated from the federal Housing and Urban Development agency and is distributed through the Texas Department of New Braunfels must adhere to detailed government regulations The grant will reimburse the city for a portion of the expenses of exten ding sewage and electric ser vices to the WalMart distribution site south of Kohlenberg Road on In terstate i5 Approximately of the grant funds will cover ad ministrative Michie said the tsvo major reasons New Braunfels will receive the grant are because the WalMart project will generate from 300 to i5o jobs within two years and WalMart will spend S3o million to construct the distribution Court Thieleman 01 the city managers office saia one oi themam purposes of Wednesdas s meeting was to discuss the low of information between MB the city and the state In a we set up the ad ministration of the he NBU is familiar with working svith various grant regulations through their consultants NBU officials understand the extra steps that have to be taken with the project that wouldnt have to be if they werent using grant he said Thieleman said the grant contract could be signed as early as next sveek While work is under way at the distribution center Thieleman said no work that will be funded by the federal grant has yet The city manager said the recent creation of the Texas Department of Commerce caused only minor pro blems for the funding project in that city officials were uncertain as to which stale officials svould lake charge of the The Texas Department of Community Afiairs was administering the grant until the new TDC took charge of the project James Brannon Today we are taking time to be thankful for our While thinking about those blessing is a good time to remember those who are less fortunate The HeraldZeitung along with the National Guard and Com munity Service Center each year sponsor the Cheer Fund drive to provide Christmas dinners for needy families in the New Braunlels This the annual Cheer Fund began with a balance of Last the fund started with a balance of and through the generous dona tions of residents met the goal to feed 200 The goal in 1987 is to provide Christmas dinners for 200 families in the area who might not Other wise be able to enjoy a holiday feast So that means that more Cheer Fund taking donations than must be collected before Contributions of nonperishable food items also are being accepted at the newspaper The HeraJdZeitung will publish the names of contributors to the Cheer Fund each Contribu tions are taxdeductible and may be made at the newspaper office at 707 New Texas For more informa tion or to arrange for pickup of call Carol A very at 625 Making donations yesterday were Janice a bag of groceries and anonymous con tributions of 10 and bringing the total to
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