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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 6, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Census shows fourth ofTexans Hispanic WASHINGTON AP Every minority group in Texas grew faster than the states white population in the according to a Census Bureau report that says one in every four Tcxaiis is SeePageS Dirt cups provide kids some rainy day fun The next time it gather thcvkids into the kitchen for some fun that is guaranteed io brighten their All thats needed arc a few simple items from the pan try and a little imagination to keep children busy for See Page 7 SV completes sweep of CHS in basketball Smithson Valleys boys and girls basketball teams completed season sweeps over crosscounty rival Canyon on Tuesday with the Rangers winning 6657 and the Rangerettes claiming a 5340 victory in the girlsseason See Page 11 New Brauhfels 60 707 Landa New Texas 78130 DSPS 377 Zeituno 7880 5126259144 Ar Wednesday 1991 25 Cents One 16 Pages Body found on 281 On the trail Waco trail riders Earnest White and Debbie Whitehead are ahnong those passing through New Braunfels to arrive in San Antonio for todays opening of the stock show and Their ride began in Photo by Erik Karlsson Partly cloudy conditions with high temperatures near 70 and lows near 40 are anticipated for the area today and No chance for precipitation is Inside DEAR 9 TV NBISD approached by Wichita Falls firm By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Trustees of the New Braunfels Independent School District board are scrutinizing a Wichita Falls consult ing firms proposal to save the district up to in energy costs over a 7year Were talking about saving your district around a said William president of Energy Education A decrease of 20 to 25 percent is very Such a decrease would generate sav ings on the order of to over a 7year Spears presented his program that has been instituted in more than 40 Texas school districts to the board of trustees Tuesday during a study Energy Education is a copyrighted energy management program that emphasizes people and their energy habits rather than mechanical means of reducing If the district decides to contract with Energy Education a parttime See Page 2 By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor The body of an unidentified His panic male found in the rightofway of 281 Tuesday has Comal County Sheriffs Office authorities searching for clues Hes in his late teens and he had been shot in the back of the said Chief Deputy Wayne He hadnt been out there very hadnt been shot very Were hoping that somebody passing along on 281 would have noticed something taking place strangely there Were hoping somebody will step forward and tell Local firm gets military fuel contract By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor A New Braunfels company is play ing a role in Operation DeseruStorm as it was awarded an million gov ernment contract to provide jet fuel for the war Refinery Associates of located on Texas 46 will pro vide barrels or 20 million gallons of jet fuel to the United States government for the war efforts in the Persian company officer Bob Wills confirmed The million contract was signed Tuesday and is effective from 15 to June he Officials from Senator Gramms office said the Defense Logistics Agency funding will be used to purchase the aviation This was what they call a supple mental Wills Weve had many contracts with them for a 1year period that had a lot more volume on Wills said his that has See Page 2 The body was found in the rightof way in the southbound lane of 281 in Comal County Tuesday mom ing after a motorist called the Sher iffs Hoherz Authorities combing the area found what they believe to be the murder We found a weapon a short tance from him in a private where it had been apparent Hoherz Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Fred Stewart ordered an The body was then sent to the Travis County See Page 2 New Braunfels High School Class of 1991 will be presenting the Senior Follies in the high school cafetorium at 7 Admission is for adults and for Everyone is welcome to attend the which will raise money to defray the cost of next years The Childrens Shelter is spon soring its third annual Valentine Balloon Bouquet fundraiser and is selling balloon bouquets consisting of five heliumfilled streamers and a box of candy attached for your favorite Orders are per bouquet pre paid and may be placed by call ing There will be free local delivery on any order placed before There are many families in the Bulverde area with hus serving in Operation Desert One family is trying to contact others to form a support group and help get answers to any or just to talk and share any prob lems that may If you have loved ones over there or know someone who call Mildred or Randy Watson at 4382445 to give your phone number and address so you may be contacted when the first meeting is sche It will be at the Fellowship Hall at Bulverde Baptist See Page 2 EUWD vote narrowly opposes hiring lobbyist ByKATHRYNSCHOEMER Staff Writer In a 57 vote the Edwards Underground Water Dis trict opposed hiring a lobbyist to support its legislative package despite an earlier decision that approved the Although members opposed proposal earmarking for a they remained divided whether to hire a lobbyist for less The district wants an attorney to clarify the specific job duties before it spends on a lob said Jesse Zuniga EUWD representative for Bexar EUWD meeting Tuesday afternoon in the New Braunfels Utilities board had different opinions about whether a lobbyist would be needed to help push Those who favored the allotment said they believed a lobbyist would enable them to present their package in a better light to We need to pay for what we are not or do not have to said Lynda Bilia vice chairperson of the EUWD A lobbyist would work full time supporting our issues and talking to people the district does not have time she See Page 2 CISD public information director earns state honor In a surprise announcement at a Texas School Public Relations Asso ciation convention in Austin Comal ISOs public information director was named 1991 Most Valu able The statewide honor was presented to Sandra who has been Comal Independent School Districts link to the public since January A dozen longstem roses and a red apple trophy were presented to Jack who was nominated by other school district public information officers and the editor of the Texas Association of School Boards Lone Star Sandy Jackson is a member who See Page 2 Rhodes takes Ellis County post Members of the Ellis County Cen tral Appraisal District unanimously approved hiring Richard Rhodes Tuesday to head up the district there in Acting Chief Appraiser Kathy Spencer said Rhodes will begin his new duties He is replacing Chief Appraiser Russell who was placed on medical leave in August 1990 and later resigned in Waxahachie is the county seat of Ellis which has a population of about Ellis County is south of Dallas and will be home to the Sup See Page 2 David Sullens Herald has new publisher David Sullens has been named editor and publisher of the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung and the Canyon Lake Times Guardian by Southern who has been managing editor of the Gatveston Daily News for the past three replaces Dave Before going to he was editor of the Paris Newsjn northeast Texas for 11 My family and I are excited about coming to New Sullens said this People all over the state fight just to get to visit Were going to be among the privileged few who get to live The new publisher is the son of a Methodist minister and grew up in northeast He was graduated from Jacksboro High School in 1966 and attended Weatherford College before majoring in photo journalism at East Texas State University in He served as editor and then general manager of the weekly Van Alstyne Leader for three years before going to the Paris paper as See Page Amphibious force moving in as air strikes continue Saudi Arabia AP A Marine amphibious assault force was moving into place today in the Persian but allied comman ders say any ground war to retake Kuwait will probably wait until Iraqi forces take even more pounding from the Throughout the night and morning hours allied air wings pressed on with their missionaminute cam An Iraqi mobile Scud missile launcher was probably destroyed in overnight air the com mand in Saudi Arabia said in a com munique citing pilot Iraq has used the mobile launchers to lob rockets into Israel and Saudi but the attacks have tapered The USS Missouri was in action turning its 16inch guns on targets along the Kuwaiti the command The battleships big guns blasting for the third time in three days destroyed a radar artillery and a surfacetoair missile A dugin Iraqi military unit was also but the command said it didnt know how much damage was Irans official news agency said Iraqs southern cities came under allied air and missile fire through the night and into this The roar of attacking allied planes could be heard every few it but the Iraqi air defenses apparently were The Iranian news agency said three huge explosions in the Iraqi city of Basra could be heard in the Iranian city of 25 miles Basra is the site of Iraqs military headquarters for the Kuwait There were no ground engagements reported overnight between allied and Iraqi forces along the A week Iraqi forces stormed across the frontier and set off several days of the first serious ground com bat of the Anticipating ground fighting to the allies are rushing supplies to the desert At forward staging areas huge Hercules C130 transports were arriving every 30 Air Force Scott Smith said after one such It never he With half a million troops on sea and air in the President Bush is sending his top military men to the war zone to assess the 3week old Defense Secretary Dick Cheney and Colin chairman of the Joint Chiefs of will go to the gulf later this week their first wartime visit to the Bush said the toplevel visit did not signal that a ground war was about to But he said he doubted air pow er alone would drive Saddam Hus See Page 2   

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