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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels 110 Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Mtung wishes happy birthday today to Oscar Diclz Andrea Elizabeth Chris Erma Lcc Jose Can Sandy Lupc and Mark Birthday greetings Saturday to Joshua Paul Dana Jaime Sotlo and Lcthia Belated birthday greetings to Eddie Cindy Boycc and Michelle Rcncc Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Applications stopped The New Braunfels Housing Authority is suspending housing applications for the Section 8 Rental Assistance Programs until further spokesman Pat Kniss announced Street closings Closed from 7 to 5 today for street construction arc Live Oak Avenue from High way 81 to San Antonio Cross Street from Hackhcrry to Plum Lee and Stonewall streets form Hackbcrry to Orange avenues and Jackson Street from Hackbcrry to Live Oak Unicom Avenue from 81 to the Interstate 35 access road remains closed until further according to the city engineers Library reception Friends of the Dittlingcr Memorial Library will host a reception there from 10 to noon The which concludes National Library Week will honor past presi dents of the organization and library staffers who have retired during the past Go Western Dance Tickets are available now for the Canyon Lake Chamber of Com merces Go Western Dance and BarBQ on which tire 10 for adults and for children may be pur chased at the Canyon Lake Cham ber Canyon Lake Office Bumper to Bumper Auto Parts or from any Canyon Lake Chamber In New Braun tickets may be obtained at the HcraldZcitung Shriner support On New Braunfcls members of the Alzafar Shrine Temple will put on the red and seek support for their primary charitable function the Shrine All money collected goes to the support of two Shrine facilities in Texas the orthoped ic hospital in Houston and the bum More than 900 children aged 18 and under in the greater San Anto nio area benefit from the There is no charge for services and qualifying children arc irasporlcd to the treatment facilities by Shrin er On Saturday the Shrine Band will entertain in the parking lots of HEB and Aggie Muster Former students of Texas University will assemble in New Braunfels Sunday for the annual Texas Aggie Activities begin at at Forkes Store in Conservation Mus ter is open to all former students See Page 2 Good Day Todays forecast calls for partly cloudy a high near 88 and mi overnight low near Through the the chance for rain remains and highs should be in the midto 80s and lows in die midto lower In New Braunfels the high was 83 and the overnight low was For more weather pleasesee Page Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV Friday April 1991 25 Cents 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 One 16 Pages Simmonds new athletic director Board votes to promote assistant By TOM LABINSKI Sports Editor After 11 years as an assistant coach at New Braunfels High Lew was elevated to the posi tion of athletic director and head foot ball coach Thursday Buoyed by community support for the Unicorn the New Braunfels Independent School District approved the promotion of Simmonds by a 61 Former University of North Texas Coach Corky Nelson was the other finalist for the Nelson also served as defensive coordinator at Baylor and was head coach at Tyler High School and Harlandale High School in San Simmonds has served as the head boys track coach at New Braunfels for 11 while also serving as the offensive backficld coach under Jim Streety resigned as the New Braun fcls athletic director last month to take over the head coaching duties at Madison High in San Simmonds said he was prepared to accept the challenge of taking over one of the states most successful football Im theres no question about he I dont think Im taking it but I know what needs to be I can handle or I never would have New Braunfels ISD Superintendent New Braunfels Independent School Distrist Superintendent Charles and board president Bob Self listen as Tom Kiesling makes comments on the selection Photo by Erik Karlsson Charles Bradberry said the Unicorn athletic program could not what ever the outcome of the boards We had two great The school next door may hire Corky Nel son and beat I mean its really a tough kind of he I think Lew has the support of the com He certainly should be able to keep the program rolling without my if thats what we I think hes committed to staying here a long In an unusual move on the school board stepped in and inter viewed both President Bob Self said the board took the measure because of the intense interest from the I I would somewhere in the neighborhood of 75 telephone calls and almost two and all but a handful were in favor of Simmonds being appointed to the head football coach and athletic director he I feii that if there was that much community support for the gentle that he needed as much support from the board as possible to give him every opportunity to fill that While Nelson is a recognized coach throughout the state and even the Simmonds standing in New Braunfels was the key to the Self 1 dont think the quality of any of the other candidates were any higher than Certainly Nelsons qualities were equal to but we know what Lew can do for and Nelson is really an unknown to us at this he Trustee Nayo Zamora said his lone dissenting vote was cast because he was following the advice of the search which recommended I tried to be a loyal friend of the administration because theyre the ones that have to live with the deci he I think Nelson is well qualified to do a beautiful It would have been a change for the See Page 2 Principals nomination approved By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor New Braunfels Middle School Assistant Principal William Bill Hollas was unanimously approved Thursday as being the new principal of the nowundcrconstruction Oak Run Sixth Grade The New Braunfels Independnet School District Board of Trustees vot ed with the staff recommendation of appointing Hollas to the List week Superintendent Charles Bradberry recommended last week that Hollas be appointed to the Bill has committed to me that hes going to take all the best of all the things that hes learned and make that sixth grade school the very best sixth grade school of any he Trustees voting for the appointment were Jean Robert Arlon Margie Dick Nayo Zamora and board president Bob Hollas earned his Master of Educa tion degree in administfation from Southwest Texas State He has been assistant principal at NBMS since From 197881 he was principal of Ganado High School and Junior His experience prior to that position was with Victoria He served there as an assistant principal from 197778 and as a from Purchase of roadrelated software favore ByJOEBELK Staff Writer The purchase of a computer soft ware system for the road department was approved by Comal County Commissioners Court on The vote to buy the Road Pro soft which offers a computerized inventory of various facets of county was with Precinct 3 Com missioner Jumbo Evans and Precinct 1 Commissioner Moe Schwab voting against the I dont feel theres enough infor mation being presented to make an informed Evans I just dont think we know what were According to county engineer Mac who proposed the the software will better organize the road Its a management he This will allow us to and have available at our any pertinent information to county McCoy said the four programs included in the Road Pro package are road signs and On any given the department will be able to determine Fulltime animal control assistant may be answer ByJOEBELK Staff Writer A fulltime animal control assistant and an office at Canyon Lake could be the answer to Comal Countys ongoing dog animal control officer David Young indicated to county commissioners in a report at their Thursday morning Young compiled costs of a parttime and fulltime assistants for com missioners who already had approved a parttime helper and may consider the Including vehicle and the cost of a part timer would be A fulltime employee would require per year in complete The parttime worker would only be employed on an ApriltoSeptember I know that when you do a program like it County Judge Carter Casteel But I dont think we have any choice but to respond with a fulltime animal control Young said he would station either himself or the new employee in the Canyon Lake And although they would split the county in he estimated that he and the assistant woud heavily concentrate on the lake Most of the both of us will be at Canyon he Young had previously noted that the vast majority of the countys dog problems are in the lake I dont think any other pan of trie county is as populated with he The three times Ive been at Startzviile and the Action thats the main Casteel They want a response to Young said another benefit of an additional employee would be thai the which he currently operates could cut down on tiriving The driving aspect is what takes your he estimating ihai an average call could take 90 minutes or more to I think mats what spreads us out reai See Page 2 what work has been done mid what signs have been replaced or van how large the rightsofways or shoulders and additional his tory of the street and area from a road construction It gives us the total information necessary to make management deci sions on what should be done to what road and he The funds to purchase the system will be transfered from another line and McCoy said the available funds would also include the neces sary hardware The he could be fully operational within a with partial implementation likely in approxi mately four Because of a dis count offered by the software com he had previously told the court that purchasing the package quickly was Evans said that he thought ihe department was doing sine without the Road Pro though lie assumed that it would be I dont have any question thai iomeihing like this would be ot assis he adding again itiat he didnt think anyone was certain exact iy what they were believes ihe purchase is essential to die progress oi road department and will facilitate operations for the Other counues are going to leave us in die uusi if we dont keep up with nanageinenl he Chamber mixer Approximately 250 people gathered for the Greater New ttrauntels Chamber of Commerce monthly business mixer at the Texas Commerce Bank building Thursday night The mixer was sponsored by the Downtown Association and Downtown and Plaza Diner Absentee vote gets slow start 8y STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Though the field of candidates 101 citv uui school elections are larger in uiunbci than in pievious absentee voting is oil 10 i iow according to local voting so far fuus been veiy extremely said CLSD Business Mauagei Abel Ho said he thought theie have been inoic people voting given the number eicandi dates and meet the candidate He saiu most of the ballots cast ulxsciuec dune so by teachers mid other C1SD staff As of cvo cast absentee in the Comul Independent Uisuiei tiooul of Tuisiecs Knit slots ore ojvn on the oi d I jvople are on the ballot Incumbents Lee boaul piesident Votu have tiled tor reelection 10 full eai They arebeing challenged by Biyuu Jim Charles Miiafocih Don Hap Harriet Aiisieguieu uuvl Mm tin Clay Oeoige iiiul iomiie iuiuu Juv iiuuuiig loi the one year unexpiictl lean oi tonnei Canei In the District and Distiicl 4 sou ol the New Biaunfels City absentee voting also is oil to a slow Council can didates questions and apioiilo ofComai independent JIG the jecision Oi C trio OiOif teams from Canyon jnu New fclruunfels hiyh scnoois will compote in the KeyiOii IV uncj uesoay Both teams ciiances ot advancing to the suce tou nameni will bo on Stnda Do lenieiiioei Pean HeOencksbuiys iiial Nuniu Musuem wan to set tne i o ati aight on some iss
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