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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 16, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Adventurers discover undergroundfrontier Tne temptation is great to view our Earth as merely something solid to step because few opportunities allow us a look inside the planet We live Only sub terranean caverns permit us to probe its depth and be witness to the inner metamorphosis of our Terra Finta See Page 12A New Braunfels i NB overcomes Antlers to clotty track crown SimmOiids earned two gold medals and helped the mile relay team to a third on Friday as the New Braunfels jtMcOrns won track and field title at Greyhound Stadium in Boeme See Page 15A 410 M009 103 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHING i 2201 BROOKHOLLOW PLZ SUITE 300 TX 76006 The be Us are ringing for the area Saturday The Good Vibrations Handbell Choir of First United Methodist New will host the first annual New Braunfels Area Handbell Festival Five handbell choirs will See Page 1B 111 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 5126259144 Sunday April 1989 50 Cents Four 40 Parjes Good day Its the beginning of a beautiful the early morning fog burns todays temperatures are expected to reach lower falling into the 60s Ditto for Monday through with warmer temps into the upper 80s during the sunny Overnight lows should stay in the Inside DEAR TV Stammtisch Ozark Country Express into New Braunfels Monday night at 7 The group will perform the Civic 380 Seguin as a benefit for the Comal County Emergency Childrens Advance tickets under the family plan are available by calling the v shelter at Ma and Pas are with additional costing At the be for and for children 12 years old and The group plays little a little gos completewith banjo arid and throws in a little com edy fora real familytype The American Little League will have its openingceremonies at 5 Monday at the Little League fields across from the Play will begin that night in the Wee The Majors start the season on The public is invited to watch the inauguration of the 1989 season free of The community of San Marcos is pulling together to get that city the tricounty area Drug On Richard Rey pastor of Victory Outreach of San will conduct a press conference in Victory Chapel in San Marcos at 2 Also parti cipating will be State Libby Linebarger and San Marcos Adult Probation Officer Cheryl Freddie Garcia of San Anto founder and director of Vic tory Outreach of will be the guest Garcia will explain the purpose of Victory Outreach and will discuss tech niques for rehabilitating drug addicts and substance abuscrs to enable them tp again become pro ductive members of Fol lowing the Garcia and Reyes will be available for a questionandanswer For directions to Victory Chapel or for more call Cross Lutheran Preschool is registering students for the 19891990 schoof Programs available are 3yearold nursery Monday and 4yearold kindergarten and and kindergarten Monday through School hours for all three classes are from 9 io For more information or registration call the church office at 6253666 or write Cross Lutheran 169 Hick New Boy Scout Troop 757 is coll ing donations for its third annu Rummage which will be May CaJI Dee Ryden at Jim Thompson at 6256395 or Merlene Peters at 6250345 fQr pick up of No item is too large or Items also may be delivered to Rydens home at 480 Santa Deaths prompt look at intersection By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Fatal accidents at the intersection of Seguin Avenue and the Interstate 35 frontage road in recent weeks have prompted officials of the city and the state highway department to work together to make it a safer Im afraid these two tragedies will focus some attention on so may be something will be said Bob bie supervising resident engi neer for the Department of Highways and Public Joe Hampton of New Braunfels was 7 when the vehicle he was a passenger in was hit in the A 1985 Mercury Cougar driven by Francisco Gonzalez of Eagle Pass was traveling north on the access road attempting to turn left onto Seguin Avenue when the accident Gonzalez failed to yield right of way to the which was traveling south on the access road through the Gonzalez was cited for failure to yield right of way while turning On April 1 at Maribell See Page 2A STEP aims at stopping City and state officials are reviewing the safety of the intersection of Seguin Avenue and the Interstate 35 frontage Photo by Deryl Clark A statefunded traffic enforcement program developed to cut down on roadway accidents has been success ful in New Braunfels by curbing speeders and stopsign but accidents caused by failure to yield right of way say city The Seguin Avenue and Interstate 35 access road which is in an enforcement has exper ienced two fatal accidents in I think if you look overall at the Selective Traffic Enforcement Pro tection zones youll see a good aver age reduction of traffic said Martin New Braunfels Police Department Traffic Safety I really dont know that the STEP program is going to have a tremend See Page 2A NBISD CQinimttees farniiilate districts mission Our mission is to develop responsi ble and productive citizens through an educational process built on pride and provided dedicated and motivational school and community people who guide the development of each individuals body and character in a supportive and challenging New Braunfels ISO mission More than 40 community leaders and school employees strategically planned the future mission of New Braunfels Independent School District in an intense two and a half days of work and discussion last Strategic planning helps you look at your assess where you are and then allows you to decide where you want to be in three to five years from said Mike the facilitator who objectively guided the1 group as it sifted through its Rather than simply reacting tpl strategic planning lets you define your goals plan to achieve After attending a weeklong semi nar in the strategic planning process last Mike assistant super intendent for curriculum arid began the planning process in j The first phase of planning was completed The strategic planning attended by NBISD local teachers and was the first step in a process which will expand and improve the school The mission statement and 17 basic educational beliefs or governing of participants from the In addition to finding an important common ground mainly what is expected of the district participants learned what to expect from each other to contribute to the educational Working together we can solve our said NBISD Trustee Nayo adding he was proud to be of the process which will direct the districts future Bob participant and mem ber of the New Braunfels Downtown said participants of diverse backgrounds came together for a common New Braunfels National Bank Pres ident Walker said he was impressed with the dedication of the Public will have opportunity Second servin to meet board candidates i I have been called upon to act on civic committees where the attrition rate was That didnt happen he Walker said he was encouraged with interest shown in children and their future by the Planning for the future is an essen tial task for a school said Peter minister of First Protestant Ncalc told the group to focus on her pride and I have led hundreds of workshops across the country for businesses and school but I have never had the emphasis on tradition and heritage which I see Ncalc The pride I sec in you for your school sys tem and your city is Ncale also said he was surprised of the insistence by both school and com munity members on the importance of a partnership between the schools and the You can read all the values and the statement and know its not just any school said New Braunfels High School teacher Bonnie Ive taught in seven school districts and the strength of these values are unique to New Learning is a lifelong she The the community and the school arc partners in educa tion and education encourages inde pendent The real impact of the value state ments will be felt as they become visi See Page 2A On May 6 voters will go to the polls to elect two new trustees to the Comal Independent School District Residents living jn the district will have an opportunity to meet and ques tion candidates seeking election at a Town Meeting on Tuesdays at at Mountain Valley Elementary School in Sattler at Canyon This nonpartisan event is spon sored by the Canyon Lake Republican Womens Club in the interest of good education in the public schools and fair taxation for everyone in the Herb radio personality and advertising executive of New Braun will serve as Candidates will state their personal goals for the after which writ ten questions for individual candi dates will be taken from the Light refreshments will be served following the Candidates who have filed for flie board are Carter Casteel of who is now serving school board president Willliam S Bill who resides in the Bulverde area and teaches school the San Antonio Independent School District Dan a resident ofi Bulverde who owns and operates jaj waste disposal service and Martini who resides in New Braunfels and is District Court AdministratQpj for Hays and Caldweil i Absentee voting will begin Mon day and run through May 2 at the School Board office at 1421 81 in New Braunfels and at Smithsdn1 Valley Middle f schools conduct business As local accountants taxpayers scurry around Monday to get federal income taxes in the mail to the Inter nal Revenue local officials are gearing up for a busy week of Comal County Commissioners meet at 1 in the commissioners courtroom at the Comal County Courthouse Annex for workshop session and to consider extending a contract with the Emergency Commu nications Club amending the budget tp provide funds for the Comal Coun ty Historical Commission and open ing bids on a vehicle for the countys animal control Comal Independent School trict Board of Trustees meet at Monday at Smithson Valley High Board members will hear the Southern Association Accre ditation preliminary Residents living in the Coma Independent School District will havp an opportunity to meet candidajss running for CISD school board 14 town meeting Tuesday at at 7 at Mountain Valley Elementary Schpol in j New Braunfels Independent Disjrict Board of Trustees meet Tuesday at at the Center Boajd Room at 430 Mill Board members will consider approving the mission statement anjd governing values for the New Braunfels Rachel Forney left and Kris Ray right both earned berths in the Region IV tennis tournament with secondplace finishes in the Dis trict tournament at the New Braunfels High Sphool courts on Alamo Heights won the team with the Unicorns secondFor the full see Page 15A Photos by Deryl Clark if
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