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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 27, 1989, New Braunfels, Texas                                State senator announces bid for Lelands seat HOUSTON AP State Craig who previously said he wasnt interested in Mickey Lelands seat in now hopes his change of heart will have a healing effect by thinning the num bers eyeing the vacancy created by Lelands See Page 8A Cougarettes capture Alamo Heights crown It was at times a rocky but the Canyon Cou garettes prevailed and took the championship trophy at the Alamo Heights volleyball tournament on Canyon defeated Floresville 152 in the title 8ame See Page 13A 284A race expected to come down to wire District perhaps the toughest Class 4A foot ball alignment in South is ready to kick off the 410 M009 SOWEST MICROPUBLISHING 2201 BROOKHOLLOW PLZ SUITE 300 TX 76006 89 New Braunfels or Jthrohe defending in Football ee Section E New Braunfels JJU 206 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS Zeituno 3 377880 5126259144 Fi Sunday 1989 50 Cents Five 56 Pages County to add on fee An extra will be tacked on to the vehicle registration fee starting 1 after Comal County Commis sioners Court voted last week to help fund a second county drainage Its probably not but I think its said Judge Fred Clark about raising the Its earmarking for a specific purpose and the taxpayers should understand Counties are given the option to in addition to the fee imposed by the Legislature for registering a vehicle in an extra fee not to exceed Comal County Commissioners Court in 1984 raised the fee to The total fee after Thursdays vote brings it to The vehicle registration fee this now provides about earmarked for the road Clark They go directly into pro viding good roads and all the things that are associated there County Engineer Mac McCoy is requesting four new employees to cre ate a second drainage crew in the 1990 but the county presently doesnt have the money to fund But the extra will generate about enough to fund the Clark You have a number of people out there who are using our roads who are See Page 2A A little off Experts say drugs are local problem By STEPHANIE DAVIS Staff Writer Drugs are in schools across Ameri ca and school officials and parents must quit ignoring it and form coali tions to fight the says a lead ing education The bottom line is drugs is a local problem and to be successful on the war against drugs we must wage it community by in every in every in every said Carla who is participating in the Substance Abuse Reduction Conference ending today at the T Bar M Ranch in New In a perfect world with perfect people we wouldnt have to concern ourselves with People wouldnt take drugs and they wouldnt hurt themselves and others she But the world unfortunately is not perfect and were in the midst of a terrible surge which is ripping our country Sagcr began fighting drug abuse while she was a supcrintcndant at a district outside of Bos Her war began when the police chief and the Chamber of Commerce sponsored a drug awareness day at her high school and a speaker told her there was a school drug I have to be honest that my very first thought who was this person to come to my school for one day and tell me that I had a problem with Sagcr She then asked the high school principal if there was a drug He Drugs Of course She asked the health education No I dont think Im teaching the kids not to do But then she asked her favorite student and he its all over the I just couldnt sit back and ignore she So with school board approval she See Page 2A Cliff Pankau trims off a little more of Scott Holderfields hair Saturday in one of the busier days in his barber Youngsters around New Braunfels spent Saturday making the last preparations before going back to school HoldeTfield is a fifth grader at Carl Schurz School and is the son of Millard and Shirley Photo by Deryl Clark Board to look at taxes Sessions looks for place in fight Law enforcement and education experts from across the United States including Alice Sessions retreated to New Braunfels last week to gain direction on how to fight The Join the Move summer con sponsored by the Texas Department of Public Safety Officers ends today at T Bar Ranch in New wife of FBI Director William Ses sions and honorary chairman of the talked to the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in between Were interested in finding our place in making Texas a better place to Sessions And the drug problem is definitely one of those See Page 2A Good day Voyager finds more rings AP Voya ger 2 discovered at least six tiny moonlets hidden in one of Nep tunes two brightest and also found up to three more rings orbiting the NASA said Voyagers scientists also reported the solar systems fourthlargest planet is surrounded by a radiation belt and has a tilted magnetic and may have an aurora like Earths northern and southern The researchers said nitrogen the gas that makes up 78 percent of Earths atmosphere is the main component in the skies of the frosty Neptunian moon sculpted with pink meteorite craters and inactive volcanoes that once oozed viscous ice instead of molten or natural is present as they By 9 PDT Voyager will be million miles from Nep speeding away from the planet at The probe will be billion miles from Voyager traveled a curving path to achieve Thursday nights close encounter with Neptune and Fri day mornings flight past We have five rings at including the two bright ones found earlier by the spacecraft and three new said Bradford leader of the Voyager photographic imaging team at the space agencys Jet Propul sion Smith said later the boundaries between the five rings arent well so there could be as few as three rings or as many as He reversed himself later deciding the rings arc distinct enough to count the total as A bright ring discovered 11 initially appeared to be a partial called a ring but proved to be a complete Six to eight icy objects the largest no bigger than 6 miles to 12 miles wide are embedded in that Smith See Page 2A Comal Independent School District board of trustees will look at a mil lion bond proposal and set the 198990 tax rate Trustees will meet in a special meeting at 7 for a record vote on the anticipated tax rate for the According to CISD a record vote is required when the effective lax rate is expected to increase by more than 3 Director of Finance Abel Campos said he will suggest a tax rate between and per The current tax rate is per Campos said he would not suggest a tax rate above per which would send the district into a A tax hearing will be conducted for public input on 11 at 7 in the Central Admnistration Office at The tax rate will be adopted during a special meeting 14 at 7 in the administration The regular CISD board meeting will begin at Monday Superintendent Bill Brown will request a resolution from the board ordering a million bond election for late Brown said the bond election necessary in light of a five year study which indicates a district growth rate of This per centage means an additional students in the district by Bond money will go toward the construction of a new elementary school near 281 as well as added classrooms for the existing elemen tary Other projects needing financing include land roofs and water Arhcitect Michael McChesncy per formed the preliminary growth study from which he projected a growth of 40 percent in the western attendance zone with an additional new Nearly 300 new students are expected in the eastern attendance zone over the same Other agenda items for the regular See Page 2A Night Out yields positive results Fiesta coronation No residental burglaries were reported the night of New Braunfels Night Out and Safe City Commission members could sponsor another sirni lar activity during the year to promote neighbors helping neighbors to stomp out The parties were well attended as was the open house and opening cere mony and the search light said Commission Director Don Fer guson I think what the large turnouts at all those events pointed to was the fact that the residents are interested in doing something about crime and getting out and getting to know their The night out was sponsored in conjuntion with National Night a night out against There were at least 15 neighborhood block parties in New Braunfels that he Residents got out the night of 8 to send that signal to the crimi nal that they are sick and tired of Ferguson Commission members also esti mate 40 percent of the local house holds left their porch lights on he Aircraft searching for downed airliner Pakistan AP Aircraft searched the icy peaks and steep valleys of the Himalayas for a second day today but found no sign of a Pakistan International Airlines plane that disappeared with 54 people We havent got any indication yet of said airline spokeswo man Azra We have flown 11 search sorties today and the search parties are still on the ground since Five two Pakistan Air See Page 2A The queen and her court of the fourth annual Fiesta Historica were crowned during the festivities at the Civic Center Saturday From left are Duchess Brigette Martinez and her escort Jonathon Gon zales Queen Crissy Machuca and her escort Paul Padilla and Princess Lisa Gomez and her escort Arturo The annual event is sponsored by New Braunfels MexicanAmerican Heritage Socie Photo by Deryl Clark It will be partly cloudy this morning with of 98 to 99 degrees this The low tonight will be in the mid There is a slight chance for showers today and It will be partly cloudy and hot Monday with a high near 99 degrees and a low near 76 Inside 18D DEAR FOOTBALL TV Stammtisch Dealing with a poisoning crisis will be the topic of the free WomanTalk seminar Monday at at Village Oaks Region al Hospital in San Accidential Poisonings in Child ren will be presented by Judy manager of the hospitals emergency She will discuss the best way to handle a suspected poisoning and will review the latest poison For more details on the free call the hospital at Actor Christopher Reeve will host the Valvoline National Driv ing a onehour entertainment special that will utilize stateof theart camera technology to place viewers in the drivers seat while testing their knowledge of car safety and driving on Tuesday at 9 on The program is sponsored by Valvoline Oil Company and was developed with technical review from the National Safety An official test booklet is available at no cost from retail outlets selling Valvoline plus test sheets will be in TV Guide and USA Copies of the test sheets are also available by calling Charlie Rose at When school starts Monday get ting to Memorial Primary and Memorial Elementary schools will be easier after the opening of the Walnut Avenue Local dignataries cut the ribbon on the See 2A   

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