Tuesday, January 3, 1989

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 3, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Bomb threat Mornings schedules OENEVA AP ftomb threats forced a fourhour by an Alitalia airliner at Zurichs Kloten air ppft and delayed PSfl AM and Dan Aft departures from said Seepages Education reform a legislators AUSTIN AP Texas is Spending each school year less per student than the national average on a loss in the reform movement that is bound to be a major problem for the state legislature when it convenes next See Page 4 Claims mpionship Topranked Notre Dame claimed the national championship in college football with a 3421 victory over thirdranked West Virginia Monday in th6 Fiesta The Fighting Irish finished the season with a perfect 120 record under Coach Lou New Braunfels 37 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 377880 5126259144 Tuesday January 1989 25 Cents One 8 Pages Collision injures two A twocar accident at on Schumanns Beach Road Monday sent two people to McKen na Memorial Drivers of both vehicles mile off FM The accidentwas investigated by the Department of Public Safety in Guadalupe A report had not been filed as of press were injured in the headon collision a quarter of a time Staff photo Lawmen investigate mans shooting death By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Guadalupe County lawmen are investigating the murder of a 68yearold New Braunfels man who was found shot to death in the bedroom of his River Bend home New Years Glen Knickerbocker was found lying across his bed ear ly Sunday morning by his soninlaw and said Guadalupe County Sheriff Melvin The autopsy revealed the Lake Dunlap man was shot with a Knickerbocker lived at 170 Kelly Lane and would have been 69 years old We do have a suspect in custody being held on an unre lated assault charges out of Brazoria Harborth The Guadalupe County Sheriffs Office received a call from Knickerbockers soninlaw around New Years See Page 2 Teen dies in car crash Good day day Braunfels The high today will reach 78 degrees under partly cloudy The low tonight will be near 64 Wednesday will be a little cooler with the high near 65 The low Wednesday night will be 52 Inside DEAR 7 TV Stammtisch The Genealogy Society will meet today at First Federal Sav ings and Loan meeting room at Program will be the survey of the old and current cemeteries in the Coma County Information compiled will be printed in Genealogy Magazine Anyone having information on private cemeteries may mail it to Box New Texas Guests and members are welcome to the which are on the firsf of each Texas Democratic Women of Comal County will meet 10 at 7 at JJis Subs in town New Speaker will be Lynn a legislative research aide in State Treasurer Ann Richards She will discuss child care issues and any one who is interested is invited tp the whether youre a woman or a Pempcraj or Marvin Qpld of 3 member of the Grand Home for the Aged Cpm mittes of the Order of the Sons of Hfrnjfpn in will install officers of the four area Hermann Sons lodges and two junior chap ters ceremonies at 2 Sip day in Twin Pance hjjn will be Evelyn pf New mejj ber of the Grand Lodge y owh activities conynjttee Mary Ann of San Antonio and AW Dfev members of co of KsBwiite lite with TEAMS push DALLAS AP Elementary school students are being deprived of complete educauons because admini strators push teachers to boost stu dents scores on the statemandated minimum basic skills Texas teachers Some educators say they have been ordered by administrators to teach only items that will help students do wellon the Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum ignoring the daily curriculum and other subjects not covered by the such as social studies and The test becomes the almighty said Bob president of Classroom Teachers of Youre teaching to a specific which by Dallas Independent School District officials deny issuing such the Herald State education who have taken note of such complaints in Dal las and other Texas school agree that some overzealous schools comprpmisjng the tests original and fte state plans to change the exam because of The test was introduced in Fall as part of the sweeping educa tion Jt was designed to pin point students weaker areas so dis See Page 2 Officials take oath ofoffice relatives and interested parties packed the Comal County dis trict courtroom Sunday morning to waKh 10 newly elected officials take certainly think the voters made a wise said County Judge Fred Jack Brewer was sworn in as the countys new He replaces WsJser Fetters whp served m sheriff fpjr6 w A 17yearold Spring Branch youth was killed Monday when his car skid ded on a rainslickened road into oncoming David Ashley Hall was pronounced dead at McKenna Memorial Hospital at by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc the leading scorer for the Smithson Valleys boys basketball was reportedly on his way to practice Monday at accord ing to Trooper Archie Harben of the Texas Department of Public Halls 1980 Toyota station wagon was eastbound on FM miles northwest of Canyon x a there were two cars stoppett in the eastbound lane waiting to turn the report The road was wet and there was a light fog in the Hall apparently applied his but because of the wet his car David Ashley Hall began to slide sideways into the oppo site Halls vehicle was struck on its right side by a 1970 Dodge pickup truck driven by Gene of Kuyrkendall is listed in stable condition at McKenna with facial lacerations and broken He was wearing his seat When the two vehicles Halls car caught Kuyrkendall was able to get out of his while passersby pulled Hall from his the report Hall was not wear ing a seat Harben estimates Hall was travel ing between 55 and 60 miles per hour and probably slammed on his brakes when he saw the two stopped Smithson Valley Ranger Coach Roger said he learned of the accident when he returned home fol lowing practice Monday He wasnt at practice and he hadnt called anybody and that was See Page 2 Local schools keeping tests Rheinlander outlines plans in perspective r Officials of New Braunfels area school districts do not believe elementary school students are being deprived of a complete education because administrators push teachers to boost students scores on the state mandated minimum basic skills I dont think its a problem in this said Mike New Braunfels Independent School Dis tricts assistant superintendent of cur riculm and We really feel its in perspective I think thats Fitsko said the Texas Educational Assessment of Minimum Skills mea sures only very basic skills and does not measure higher level thinking Expanding assistance to family vio lence protective orders and child support are areas newly elected County Attorney Nathan Rheinlander said he is inter ested in Family violence is a Rheinlander Nonsupport of ones children is a We urge anyone suffering in these situations to take advantage of the new services offered by the county attorneys office and do something about them Protective formerly handled by the district attorneys will be secured in the county attorneys Rheinlander said in accor dance with an agreement between himself and District Attorney Bill the district attorneys office will no longer handle protective I am very pleased that we have been able to secure the services of Jo Ann who formerly handled protective orders for the district attor neys to coordinate these See Page 2 Absentee voting starts in EUWD Absentee voting for the 21 election for directors of In Medina and Uvalde voters be electing one the Edwards Underground Water District began today and director and deciding whether to withdraw or remain hi the continues throuh an continues through 1 Incumbent Cpmal County Director Kenneth Dcels is in hi5 bid for reelection to the Ikels is i7n o e es s to Uus district our objective is seeking a sixyear term beginning March He was to teach beond that he to teach beyond he I dont believe weve been teach ing the said Carol Comal ISOs director of Were given the objectives of the test and I dont its fair to test on some thing thats not See Page 2 appointed to the board in February 1985 after the death of Oliver Absentee voting in Comal County will be Monday through Friday from 8 to in the county clerks office at Comal County voters who live within the boundaries of the Edwards Underground Water District will be allowed to cast In Comal portions of precincts and 18 included in EUWD Edwards Underground Water Voters in Bexar County will have the opportunity to elect three additional positions to the Edwards Board as well as vote on the current atlarge position held by incum iMt 3 Gownty ComMssipner Pat Comal PresetsCon Qeutfy Sheriff Precinct g Constable tanty Attorney Albert and County Tax Assessor Condor gloria PnMQ by Fraaces Front from left are Preset 1 County Bridges In Bexar the ballot will also include the elec tion of three a VIA referendum on build ing a dome stadium and directors for the San Antonio Riv er Hays County voters will be electing a director for a six year term beginning March Incumbent Frances Emery is unopposed in her bid for reelection to the seat she f irst won hi Death toll fewer than prediction By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS At least 31 people died on Texas roads during the 78hour with most killed in accidents that occurred on New Years the Texas Department of Public Safety The 78hour DPS counting period began at 6 Friday and ended at midnight The DPS predicted 34 people would die in accidents during the holi day During the long Christmas 36 people died in traffic accidents four more than officials had A 17yearold Spring Branch David Ashley died in a

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