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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 20, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas Muuro praises bills for alternative fuel AUSTIN AP Land Commissioner Garry Mauro says twb bills signed into law by fiill Cle ments represent the biggest environmental steps Tex as has ever This legislation gives Texas the strongest alternative fuels program in the United Mauro said S66 Page 4 says official AUSTIN AP Texas Supreme Court is the only hope for achieving equity in funding among poor and rich school following enactment of a school finance law that failed to correct the says the president of Equity Seepages J 410 MO 09 96 SOWEST MTCPOFUBLT5HTNO 2201 ST7TTE 300 TX 7A006 when it appeared he had survived months of Barry Switzer res igned as football coach at He announced Monday he was walking away from the football ram he guided to three national Seepages New Braunfels 157 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Zeituno 377880 5126259144 Tuesday June 1989 25 Cents One 12 Pages Jurors fall ill Lawsuit delayed By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A lawsuit filed in 1987 by former concessionaire of the cityowned Prince Solms Park Tube Chute against the City of New Braunfels was postponed two days this morning when two jurors became Visiting District Judge Charles Lance of Milam County sent the other 10 jurors home told them not to discuss the case with anyone and to report back If the jurors continue to be ill Thursday a new jury will be selected June The trial began Monday with open ing statements and former conces sionaire Richard Hampton taking the stand explaining the lease agreement he had with the Hampton is suing the City of New Braunfels and Aquatics Director Mar cus Hampton claims the city terminated the lease before it was to expire and therefore lost He is suing Tonish for slander when he reportedly stated Hampton was steal ing tubes from the The City of New Braunfels filed a countersuit against Hampton claim See LA Page 2 Scout master arrested on indecency charges Vn By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer An assistant scout master is out on bond from the Comal County jail today after he was charged Mon day with two charges of indecency with a Kenneth Canyon was arrested Monday after a Comal County sheriffs office investigation linked him to a June 13 incident at the El Rancho Sima Boy Scout Camp where two 11yearold boys were reportedly One bond was set at while the other was at Clark turned himself in to authori ties after Detective Dennis Kocpp called him at work and said he had two warrants issued for his budget amendment CAD approves new computer Richard Hampton was the former concessionaire for the cityowned Prihce Solms Hamptonfiled suitagainst the City of New Braun fels in 1987following a contract CISD reviews test results By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Comal Independent School District board members received the results of the Texas Assessment of Minimum Skills test results during their board meeting Mon day and were pleased with what they In CISD seventh and ninth graders all scored on the on each test than the state The ninth graders did exceptionally well in the writing portion of their almost 20 percent better than the state Were still not satisfied with any of these scores because were always striving for said Carol CISD curriculum the scores are quite A higher percentage of the students who took the test two years ago mastered the objectives of the 1989 Third graders in 1987 did much better as fifth graders in Three percent more mastered the math 12 percent more mastered the reading and 14 percent more mastered Similar increases were seen in the seventhand ninth grade A full 16 percent more of the 1989 ninth grad ers mastered the TEAMS compostion test than they did as By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer A clogged and overworked compu ter at Comal Appraisal District prompted the board of directors Mon day to amend the budget and replace the system with a IBM Despite the 31 board member Neil CraigrnUe questioned ily of amending the budget to buy the computer without notifying the tax ing entities of the Comal Appraisal The board can amend the budget at any but notice must be given to the taxing entities 30 days prior to that action being said Craig who is the boards Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes told the board a California computer company would pay the district for the old from the budgets carryover from the appraisal ser vices fund and from the con fund couldall help pay for the new The other which doesnt require a budget amendment at is to approve entering into a finance Rhodes I was See Page 2 in CISD seventh and ninth graders all scored on the on each test than the state The ninth graders did exceptionally well in the writing portion of their almost 20 per cent better than the state seventh graders in Ten percent ol this years scventn graders did better on the TEAMS reading test than they did as fifth graders in In comparison to other area school CISD stu dents did as well or A higher percentage of students passed the ninthgrade reading test and the fifthgrade writing test than students in New Braunfels Independent School Kcrrvillc Independent School District and City Independent School Dis The number of students who mastered the ninth grade writing test and seventhgrade reading also is com Only NB1SD students had a higher percentage of Trustee seeking NB reelection See Page 2 Jean a threeyear member of the New Braunfels Independent School District board of has announced her candidacy for another term in the District 2 The past three years have been both rewarding and challenging as we have endeavored to meet our local educational needs and state mandates in education while maintaining the good will and cooperation of our pat she said The next few years indicate even more Ward is a retired teacher who was elected to the board in Since that she has played a role in the Long Range Planning Committee and the Strategic Planning The Long Range Planning deals with such issues as building curricu lum and anything else that deals with progress for the The Strategic Planning Committee involves more citizen input and will be expanded to include more citizen participation and input in See Page 2 Association reports on study of district Back to business By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Comal Independent School District received glowing praise from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Monday during its board Gene chairman of the CISD Southern Association of Col leges and Schools Visiting Commit presented his formal report to the board Monday along with his recom mendation for I dont know of any district that has been as ambitious as you were in accrediting all 10 he I applaud you for Blanton indicated that final approv al for accreditation will come in December 1989 from the home office in It SACS accreditation is impor tant tp the school said Sandi CISD public information See Page 2 Building figures up By MARGARET EDMONSON Staff Writer Building activity values increased sharply in May with total feipU val ues exceeding Aprils by despite the fact that 24 more permits were issued in New Braunfels fanning pepart ment issued 157 permits in April val ued aj Thai figure includes five sJDgleTjarnlly residences and two new commercial Although the total number of permits is up from last years total of 115 for the total value is down from May showed a sharp increase in the value of the permits although there were fewer of The planning department issued 133 permits valued at Seven singlefamily residences and five commercial ven tures were included in these The number and value of the permits were down from tabulations from May That the city issued 154 permits valued at WestLeach obtained a permit for the construction of a twostory retail shop at 1507 Gruene The construction was These City of New workers pick up their first load around 11 Monday following an acci dent involving a 16yearold New Braunfels boy in a parking lot on The boy was admitted to McKenna Memorial Hospital and is listed in good SM 2 condition Police Officer Russell Bell said the who was riding a moped through the parking lot of Schriewer Insurance lost control and slid under the garbage truck emptying a As the driver backed he ran over one of the boys The truck didnt break his Bell He saw him right before he Koepp said Clark had been involved with the camp since Decem ber Were presenting other cases to the district attorney for his considera tion in case he wants to take it to the grand said Chief Deputy Way ne See Page 2 Good day Today will be mostly sunny and hot with a high of 98 The overnight low will be 76 A few morning clouds will be around Wednesday followed by sunny and hot condi The high will reach 97 Thursday through Satur day will be more of the same with sunny and hot Inside DEAR TV 7 2 Stammtisch Dont forget to include in your weekend calendar the MidTexas Symphony HoeDown featuring Popeyes Famous Fried Chicken for eating pleasure and Southbound for dancing Many a country doggers and more will be fea The family event is June 24 from to at Tickets are available at The Gold 130 and Krause Landa Plaza shopping Tickets are for adults and for The first annual installation and awards banquet for the TriCounty chapter of the Refrigeration Ser vice Engineers Society will be Wednesday at 7 at the Holiday New A prime rib dinner will be served at no charge to members and at per During the new officers will be elected and awards presented to outstanding RSES is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the edu cation or persons in the air and refrigeration Meetings are every third Wednesday of the month at 7 in the Holiday For more call Thermal Supply at 6295979 or Insco Distributing at Applications are now being accepted by the Comal County Mothers Club for those students currently attending Texas University who meet the following criteria have currently completed at least two semesters at Texas have completed 90 or more semester hours and classified as a senior holds a scholastic grade point average of or above shows definite need by working during school or dur ing the Applications more infor mation may be obtained by con lacing Karon Deadline for accepting applications is July Mission Valley Bible Church announces the following contribu tions have been made to a benefit auction scheduled for Saturday at the New Braunfels Christian 99S Mission Hills Drive Sunday brunch for two at the Faust Hotel a coffeemafcer front WalMart dinner for eight at the Grist Mill Restaurant and pas 2
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