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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                CANYON COUGARS CLAIM DISTRICT 264A TENNIS CROWN Page 12A New Braunfels MOO 1 VAflDLLL DP 102 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Sunday April 1991 75 Cents Three 44 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels llerald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Scott Rob Roxannc Mario Virginia Nora McPearson and Tules Best wishes Monday to Leonard And belated birthday greetings to Edmund Rick Robert Paula Kermit Jonas and Victor Happy anniversary today to Jack and Kerstin Rcinarz and on Monday to Herbert and Johanna Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Reception planned District 4 City Council Member Eddie running for re invites the public to a meet the candidate reception Tuesday at at 632 River side Drive in Summcrwood off Loop Call Mozart concert The MidTexas Symphony will mark the 200th anniversary of Mozarts death with a performance of his last Joining in the presentation at 4 today of Requiem in D Minor Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart will be the the MidTexas Symphony The to he held at Texas Lutheran Col leges Jackson Auditorium in will be conducted by mae stro Akiro with David Ste vens directing the available at the are for for senior citi zens and college and for students through high School reunion All exstudents and friends of 70 nowdefunct area schools are invited to the 26th Anniversary of the Rural School Reunion today at Eagles 257 South Registration and fellowship are from 2 to 4 and a dance with the Tommie Vanek Band is from 4 to 8 Beverages will be pro but participants are asked to bring cookies or chips and dips to share and old photos for the picture Rush Information Comal County Panhellenic will host a Rush Information Coke Par ty at 2 today at 10 Mira Loma for collegebound girls and their Alumnae and collegiate members will be present to answer For more information call Senior emphasis Seeking to demonstrate how senior citizens influence the com munitys members of the Comal County Senior Citizens Foundation will be distributing yellow coupons identifying their share of The foundation is raising funds for the renovation of a new Seniors Center of Comal County on the site of an abandoned shopping center and health club at 655 Landa Seniors are encouraged to obtain See Page 3A Good Day A 30 percent chance for rain con tinues mis but a sunny to partly cloudy afternoon is A high today in the low 80s and an overnight low in the mid60s are with Monday dawning clear and a high in thcmidHOs like For more weather please see Page Inside 1016C DEAR TV Rabies found in lake area bat By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor A dead bat found by residents in the Canyon Lake area has been tested and found positive for says Comal County Animal Control Officer David none of them had touch ed the bat with their bare Young Test results were made available Friday by the State Department of Health in Young said a family living off Oblate Road found the bat in their front yard and took it to Creekview Veterinary Clinic in New Braunfels where it was later sent to Austin for The officer said people should nev er touch a bat and gives other preven tative advice dead bats with an inani mate object such as a shovel or some type of should be instructed not to play with or pick up a Please dont take them to school for show found hanging during day light hours should be left They will leave during nighttime hours when they search for chimneys and attics should be Cracks and open ings can become roosts for bats if left should be vaccinated for rabies each Hundreds of pets are bitten each year by Young said not all bats are but vaccina tions will help decrease the spread of the disease among humans and domestic Rabies is an infectious virus dis ease of the central nervous system in The disease can be trans mitted to man through the bite of an infected dog or other Young said this is the time of year that female bats are pregnant and they begin running the male bats away from the you are going to have quite a few bats he To add to the increased bat activity in the early about 20 miles from New has one of the largest concentrations of bats in the world because of the many caves located officials Bat bites should be reported to the Comal County Sheriffs Office at Boy determined to take place in Walk America House beautiful Lonnie Chunn and Ann Bupp admire the opened to the public on Saturdays A Bird Photo by Erik Karlsson kitchen in the home of Mike and Linda one of seven s Eye View tour of homes to benefit the MidTexas Symphony ByJOEBELK Staff Writer Jeremy Fisher is no stranger to It may take him a little but the 9yearold who was born with spina bifida usually gets where he wants to He really is a determined his You dont slow him down The Fishers will be taking part in the March of Dimes annual Walk America on April The walk starts and finishes at Landa and Jeremy says he can complete at least a good portion of the He and his mother tell a story of how his thirdgrade class at Frazier walkedaround the schools track Jeremy went around seven which added with the distance to and from the completed two It was one of the top performances in his The coach said a lot of kids didnt make it around Vicki Fisher Jeremy said he feels comfortable with most things at his and works at things that dont come Everything mostly comes except some things in he I can almost do The 9yearold whose spine did not form properly at birth has been through four surgeries in his with one risky spine surgery costing him some functions thai he previously He has also experienced a lack of mobility as he as he played T ball in kindergarten and was able to move more quickly at that Doc tors tcil the Fishers mat his mobility may continue to decrease until he slops at which time it should remain Jeremy is one of the more fortunate his mother Most stay in a wheelchair most of the She said Jeremy only uses a wheel chair if extensive walking was at places such as Sea Spina bifida tends to affect places below the dysfunctional and his is lower on me spine than The Fishers moved to New Braun fels from Bronte in West Texas When Comal County residents take part in Walk American on Apirl Jeremy Fisherwill be with The determined born with spina will join his mother in the annual pledge walk for the March of set in Landa almost a year When they lived in Vicki said she always wanted to participate in Walk The closest was in San When she found out about the April walk in New she decided lo take hearing opted to join 1 just thought it might be he About 100 walkers are expected to join the with the event start ing in Landa Park at on April Sponsor forms are available at HEB and other participating Vicki Fisher said the walk organiz ers are hoping every participant can get at least in which will all go lo the March of Any participant who collects will receive a Jeremy knows the research gained by Walk Americas pledges probably will not help but he said he wanted to walk anyway to prevent birth defects in future The two leg braces he wears slow down what is otherwise a typical Sw Pago 2A County resolves to support school bill ByJOEBELK Staff Writer The Comal County Commission ers Court last week passed a resolu tion in support of a House bill that would return the responsibility of school funding to the The bill would restrict the power of the Texas judicial system to overturn legislative decisions in matters of school County Judge Carter Casteel said in the Thursday morning meeting she had spoken with Edmund Kttem who told her he was in support of the bill but that it probably would not pass either the House or the Its still an opportunity for all of us to lets take a look at this and give our legislators a chance to resolve this in a fair and equitable Casteel A variety of activities including an omelet rodeo will celebrate County Government 3A Precinct 4 Commissioner Neil Craigmile explained his rationale behind supporting the which was passed unanimously by the Ilte courts are spending too much lime intervening into the business of legislation not just inteipieting law but auempiug u write Oaig mile 1 think that is and 1 thtuk we aeeU to take this action to show our representative and senators that we are in support ui this In the commissioners lintereU into a conuaa with Ucspci ado Films to allow the motion picture company to film on county Mary administrator to the commissioners said she com pany was planning to Him u high speed chase scene on Hat Cave Sticnlls deputies will hold uatltc on a stopundgo Hitch and assist in ciowd The chase which is tentatively scheduled to be lilmed Ajnil will actually take place at mile pcihout with a sloweddown filming process making it look Declared the week oi April as National County Goveniment The week will be highlighted by an April U open house and an April 11 Omelet Rodeo The open house periods wrll be from 10 until noon and from 1J April with tours of he county offices in Room 306 of he Comal County Courthouse Members or the publu will have a chance to meet many oi the county officials during the Slate ueasurw Hailey Hutchi son will be the leaiuted speaker at ihc Omelet which will take place at the Civic Center at 7 Tickets ue and can be obtained from any county The Sophicnburg Museum lias also set up a display in the couuhouse of county such us photographs ot former county judges and commis sioners and previous county Adopted a policy recognising coun ty employees for landmark years of Employees who tiave completed 10 or 15 years of service will receive lapel pins in the shape of the with the number of years set veil engraved under the Tenyear employees will also be given a silver ballpoint ien with a county Employees who have worked years for Comal County earn a walnut plaque with brass plate and Since the oiic is jusi any county who have passed any of the aforementioned milestones will receive the award for the one they have most recently   

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