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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 22, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                NB teams in showdown with Billies Page 7 New Braunfels 248 New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno ISPS 377880 5126259144 Tuesday December 25 Cents One 10 Pages New Braunfels the New Braunfels Fire New Braunfels Public Works department and the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation department are sponsor ing a Tret Recycling Project From Dec 28 through Jan Christmas trees svill be ac cepted at a designated area in Lan cia Park The discarded Christmas trees will then be converted into mulch by New Braunfels Itilities to be used in city instead of tak ing up valuable landfill space Herb Schneider Sr made the recy cling suggestion to the cits manager last January and the city has planned to implement his idea since that tune The Foods Drugs Store in New Braunfels will celebrating this holiday season with stseral families and friends in their Store partners throughout New Braunlels will be ideiuifying two nerdy families or care centers in the store area and make the holidays brighter by to them Slovi worth of Honnie Haas HKH store director ihf who work at the store who really know their neighlmrhinKl will sekvl the anullrs In rtCfivr tie In addition t helping thist employers will Kin mating a program to spread that special chitr oni plants aii flow ITS tnng As much as lias Uen a pioneer supporting the food hanks ir South Texas we felt that it was alsii important to share with our neighbors during the holidays Haas said like Santa s iKrs aiul we forward to making Christmas brighter for man who ruvd a little extla goodwill and i htVI during ihe holiday es ol the 1 Census Bureau will sekUed area households txgmning Jan 4 to conduct Us Survey of Income ami Program Participation S1PP is a major nationwide conti nuing introduced in the all of It is one of the nations largest household surveys with about households par ticipaling The Census Bureau publishes periodic reports providing informa uon from the surve cove nil include the following Jobs and the economic effects of unemployment disabniy and retirement how taxes affect per sonal spending participation in pro grams such as Social Security Medicare Medicaid and stamps CHRISTMAS PAY 15 ALMOST HERE O O j Holy smoke 2 shopping days to Christmas Inscabonably warm temperatures are in store for today and tomorrow with a high today expected to reach titi dropping to 33 tonight when the fog and the clouds return Fog will greet you again tomorrow morning but will burn off to allow an afternoon high of 75 with partly cloudy skies The Menu 10 Richardson announces candidacy as Republican By DAVIDMAY Staff Writer Running on the theme The Record former Department of Public Safety trooper and present Comal County Sheriffs Bob Richardson announced his intentions to seek the Republican nomination for sheriff in Marchs primary Richardson tossed his hat in the ring Monday afternoon during a reception at the Civic A petition containing the needed number of signatures to file for office has been said his wife The petition is expected to be presented to county Republican Chairman Robbie Borchers this week has been in law en forcement since 1953 when he became a recruit for the Texas Highway Patrol and graduated from the Department of Public Safety academy He and his svife moved to New Braunfels in After 31 years with Richardson retired in He was then employed by Sheriff Walter Fellers in 1985 as a deputy in the departments warrant He took over the department in May of this year following the retirement of Kent I would like to take this occassion to thank Sheriff Fellers for his 35 years of faithful service to Comal Richardson With advanced certification in Law Enforcement Officer Stan dards and Richardson in 1968 finished firstrunner up after be ing interviewed by a presidential committee for the job of Mar shal for the Western District of With his law enforcement Richardson vowed if elected to join forces with other agen cies both locally and on the state and national to enhance law en forcement for the citizens of Comal The office of sheriff touches more citizens than any other elected of said I challenge you as responsible voters to examine See Page 2 Bob Richardson CISD allowing more grade points for students in challenging classes Smoke pouring from Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church bell tower this morning was enough for passersoy to sound the asarms But after firefighters arrived it was realized that the smoKe was actually steam released from the churchs large boiler unit had blown a valve Fire officials said no water was released as a result of the faulty valve and no damage was repotted A private neatmg and airconditioner contractor made temporary repairs until needed parts can be installed iPhotO by Deryl Clarkt Company recognizes Mooney for service ARCO relirev Muriel Mooney ma Inthe only person m New Braunfels who personally benefits from most of services offered in the community But as one of the towns leading community volunteer she derives her benefits from gismg not receiving Mooney who was tevently honored by AKCu as the recipient of the companys prestigious Chairmans Award lor outstanding community service her time and ser as does her husband Jim to many of the social service groups in town At a special dinner at AlUOs cor porate headquarters in Los Angeles recently the 67yearold Texan who retired as an executive secretary in after years of service with ARCo received a clock from Tif fanys and a grant of to be presented in her name to the com munity nonprofit group of her choice Mooney elected to divide the award between the New Braunfels Hospice and the Community Service Center But Muriel and her husband are not resting on their laurels Theyll be back touring the local nursing and Mental Page 2 By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer The Comal school districts board of trustees acted Monday to change high school grading allowing students in more challeng ing classes to earn more grade points than those in other The whole point of this is that when we recognize students during they would be those students who have opted for a more difficult curriculum throughout their our years in high said Carol CISDs curriculum The change in class ranking pro cedures will become effective with next falls freshman class Under the new students taking advanc ed placement or college level could earn a maximum eight grade points This the students who take the more challenging curriculum will be given more Hall said Right a student who takes tour years of an easier course could make higher points than a stu dent who takes four years of a harder course Hall said parents were concerned that students taking more difficult classes be rewarded accordingly through the grading process Other school district officials have said in the past that under the ex isting ranking students tak ing electives and vocational courses This the students who take the more challeng ing curriculum will be given more Right a student who takes four years of an easier course could make higher points than a student who takes four years of a harder Carol Hall Curriculum Director could easily wind up at the top of their graduating classes while other students taking more academically challenging courses such as physics and honors English have lower grade averages Under the new grading a student could earn as much as seven points in an honors class six points in a class designated as five points in a regular class and four points in a basic Current students earning top scores in each class are awarded the same number of In the same action during Mon days the school board changed requirements for students to be on honor rolls The change would allow more students to be recogniz the board approved a change that would allow all Customers Minor accident hold armed suspect SAN ANTONIO Bank customers tackled and held a man carrying two handguns and two grenades after a robbery holding the man until police arrived They did some patrol I1 R Goiuales said about the bank 1 would call them This man was loaded to the gills He had two loaded pistols and two grenades K Dodge assistant FBI agent said the 62yearold man would be taken before a magistrate today and charged with bank robbery Authorities said the man walked in to a San Antonio Savings Association branch office about 1 handed a teller a note and then fled with a bag of money But Isidro Negrete and Albert Camanllo jumped the man and pinn ed him to the front seat of a pickup truck parked outside of the The men knew the suspect was car rying a 32caliber handgun and a 38 caliber but they did not know about the two grenades the man had in his shirt If Id have known about that stuff 1 would have let him said A 1978 Chevrolet pickup Driven by James Cap pelmann of Marion and a 1985 Mercury Capri driven by Joel Valedez of New Braunfels collid ed in the intersection of Walnut and San An tonio streets this Valedez 10month old twin Joseph and and his wife were transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital with minor No charges were Photo by Deryl Clark graduating seniors with grade averages of 90 or more to be recognized during Hall said the change would allow about twice as many students to be Board president Leroy Goodson said he is pleased about the adding that he is always glad to see students recognized for academic Also during Mondays the board approved an audit report of the 198687 school No procedural problems were discovered in the Superintendent Bill Brown said the school district still needs to make some improvements in its records But were 100 percent bet ter than this district ever has he The superintendent added that the district eventually will need a central warehouse to store supplies and In the he the district will use the cafeteria of the old Canyon Middle School as a makeshift storage Were going to need to build a warehouse before too Were just getting too big to do our buying salesman to Were work ing toward that he In other the board amended policy regarding public comments during board See Page Comal ISO collections up slightly atyearend While current collections are up on ly slightly compared to last Comal school district officials expect a flood of lastminute tax payments before the end of the CISDs lax told school trustees Monday tax payments have been up during the last week and he expects that trend to continue for a Its really been on the increase since last Thursday and the mail has been real We expect it to stay heavy for a few weeks and then slack Neuse said Things look The tax collector added that the school district is ahead in current col lections compared to the same time last Collections look better when coupled with an increase of in deliquent tax collections over last CISD collected in delin queat taxes during br inging the 1987 total to CISD had collected by the end of November in   

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