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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 13, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas NB girls place in tournament New Braunfels Four 52 Pages New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Sunday December 1987 242 Cedar Hock Club will have its Christmas party and meeting Mon day from 7 to y p m at the Kxten sion meeting room The Parks and Recreation in its endeavor to con tinually provide interesting and educational outdoor nature pro grams or the is mak ing a Christmas Wish list Some of the items the department is looking or include animal bones and snake furs mounted animals and rook and mineral insect col nature books and anything interesting that could In used or a program If you have any of the above items tucked away in a closet hid den in a desk drawer or gathering dust on a remote comer of the why not share it suth some people who will truly appreciate Call fev5MlH and Mark Peltier will explain to you how to go about donating the to the depart ment KnouUdge is worth more its Chared Hie Humane Society of New Hraunlels ts a non profit organiza must depend on the community to lulp care for the homeless which are sheltered there The Humane Society needs help in feeding more than per ear so ttu s third annual fiuxJ a very worthy The Sociel is looking lor bags of ry dog and or cat food and bags of dry puppy and or kitten food IVma tions will be accepted through i hnstmas Ikint forget to save a little of Christmas Chwr for our furry pals A puppy or a kitten would make an Ideal gift Any men interested in forming a men s domestic supixirt group in the Canyon Lake area should call 71 hi except or more tnforma lion 12 shopping days to Christmas The anticipated which was supposed to bring seasonably cuoler temps is do ing little more than bringing some good chances for rain over the next couple of days Today will be mostly cloudy with highs in the low Ms percent chance of ram in the morning jumps to a 40 percent possibility by the afternoon Lows Sunday night will settle in the mid 50s As winds shift to a more southerly chances for rain Monday up to 50 50 chance with highs in the mid 60s expected The Menu 118 19A Voters approve NBISD package By SARAH DUKE Stall Writer New Hraunfcls school district patrons Saturday narrowly approved a threepoint million bond package to fund new classrooms and land acquisition within the district NBISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry said Saturdays election marked the first time in recent history that school district voters have approved a bond issue on Us first vote I think this means a lot of people worked real Bradberry said after hearing election results NBISD employees and local parents mounted a major campaign pushing approval of the bonds during the last three weeks before the elec tion Bradberry said NBISD ad mmistralors and other interested persons gave 57 presentations to more than local residents ex plaining why he bond issue is need ed A low voter turnout had NB1SD of ficials concerned before votes were tabulated Bradberry said earlier in the week that he felt a strong turnout would be good for the district Ad ministrators were expecting atxmt voters Less than 1 of the ap proximaioh registered voters within the school district voted in Saturdays election Bradberry credited West Knd residents as being a major factor in the election Voters in Precinct 1 which voted at Ixwve Star Primary supported all three proposi tions by a more than twotoone Saturdays election results mean a new elementary school will be built in the school districts southern at tendance zone on property adjoining Memorial Primary The school will house second and third grade students classrooms will be added Seele Elementary School and traffic improvements will be made at Lone Star Primary Proposition including the im provements to elementary passed by percent Proposition which allocated for 13 new classrooms at New Braunfels High passed by the widest 55 percent Proposition 3 which passed by 85 percent of the allocates for new school sites Bradberry said a longrange plann ing committee will decide where the land will be bought He said the funds authorised through Saturdays elec tion could buy enough land for two or three depending on the price The primary reason or Saturdays bond election according to school ad ministrators was to increase the number of classrooms to reduce violations of state educational stan dards and to make room for a dramatic enrollment increase Cur rently some NBISD first and second grade classrooms exceed the states Paqe2A A lowerthananticipated number of voters turned out to cast ballots m the bond Photo by Deryl Clark Opponents organize to fight election By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer The first public opposition to at tempts to incorporate Canyon Lake surfaced Friday as a group of about 100 citizens met at the Canyon Lake Hills Civic Citizens on both sides of the issue aired their views in a discussion moderated by Civic Club President Ed Zwald I tried to be as fair as I could be under the an opponent to I invited those I knew who are for it to attend and I think they got to speak as long as everyone A group of lake area in cluding organized the meeting to voice their concerns and to gain information as a 16 elec tion date draws A majority of voters that day will decide whether or not Canyon Lake will become a Texas general law The impression following the 90 minute discussion and questionand answer session was that a majority of those attending believe while the area is growing rapidly and neighboring cities are expanding their extraterritorial the lake area is several years away from necessary They See Page2A Center offers an alternative By SARAH DUKE Slat Writer For seven years Gilbert Torres struggled with drugs His life fell apart His wife wanted a divorce and his children lost respect for their father Then things turned around Torres turned to his faith in Ciod and his life chang ed Now he wants to help local kids avoid the pro hlems he went through and as youth director lor the Kirst Spanish Assembly of God he has opened the New Braunfels Christian Youth Center on the ci tys West Side to students a place to go and something worthwhile to do The kids frvjm the neightwrhood come in and they play volleyball or basketball or they lift weights Sometimes hey just set around and he said Torres said he sometimes shows movies at the center during evenings Torres said the center at 4y Krueger is designed to give youth a Christian alternative to just hanging andalinng or getting invoh ed with drugs The center is open to youth from all not just the West he added Torres said several groups and churches throughout the city helped equip the which is made of two warehouses converted into a basketball court and weight and exercise PageA Marcaurele announces for constable election Navy crew Getting into the spirit rescues 40 after attack Bahrain AP A U S Navy warship and a TV helicopter rescued 4u terrified people Saturday from a blaming supertanker hit by an Iranian gunboat in the southern Per sian Gulf A pregnant woman was among those saved The chartered helicopter with a team from he CBS television net work and smaller from the destroyer ISS Chandler lifted the crew from the ltV4 ton Cypnot oil tanker Pivot They were very frighten ed said CBS correspondent Allen describing how the crew hud dled in the bow of the tanker as the TV helicopter made repeated landing seven times on the deck When we first they rushed the helicopter No one was hurt in the attack or in the which was brought under control after five hours The handler is part of the Uunit Middle East Force that protects U S flagged commercial navigation in the gulf It was the first time a warship on patrol in the gulf undertook a ma jor rescue mission US Navy officials said the war ship rendered humanitarian assistance in line with Pentagon defined rules of engagement govern ing the presence of the force in the It was also the first time jour nalists were Involved in a rescue mis sion in the tanker Iran and Iraq both have regularly attacked foreign ships in their 7yearold The CBS helicopter ferried 29 peo ple in all from the Pivot to the Guadalupe County reserve officer and former sheriffs deputy Marc Marcaurele has announced his candidacy for Precinct 2 Con stable there a was employed as a Guadalupe County Sheriff from 1985 to 1987 and was a Comal County reserve officer four years prior to his employment with the Guadalupe County Sheriffs He if to serve the citizens of Precinct 2 in Guadalupe County with more effective maintain a high visibility within the make himself known to the people and available with prompt 1 will but enforce all Texas laws for the benefit of the peopleof Precinct he A licensed peace officer with the state and a member of the Guadalupe Valley Peace Officers Marcaurele is retired military with military police He has a fouryear degree in law enforcement and is a state certified classroom in structor in law marksmanship and He also has investigative experience and is a licensed polygraph examiner in Marc1 Marcaurele He resigned from the Guadalupe County Sheriffs department to seek the constables post Commissioners okay bid to clean courthouse Ann Bartholomew and her granddaughter Daisy Dimick were busy Saturday preparing for the busy holiday The pair made their rounds buying Christmas presents and window Photo by Deryl Clark By DAVID MAY Stall Writer Comal County Commissioners in two 32 approved a low bid from a Dallas firm to clean and restore the exterior of the historical county courthouse National Restoration Company received the award with a bid of Seven firms had bid the pro with bids ranging to a high of The split votes resulted in objec tions from Commissioners Clyde Jacobs and Neil who re quested all bids be refused and the work Repainting of about 30 to 35 metalframe windows in the old jail were not included in the which had already been altered One of the seven firms to bid the ex terior restoration included a price for that work of around for a primer coat and two coats of Motions included approval of the low bid and another to modify the contract to include the window re We havent done our it isnt complete CraigmUe said prior to the contracts 1 think this ought to be relooked at and go after a complete Jacobs saying he would prefer to see a The bids received were twice what commissioners felt the work would cost At one the county modified specifications to include ex tensive work accompanying the pro including retooling and grouting of mortar painting and win dow When the bids came in higher than commissioners began look ing at alternative means of cleaning the courthouse through donated materials and labor or perhaps delaying the work until next County Auditor Bate Bond said monies were available through over
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