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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 21, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas UNICORNS REMAIN IN 2ND COUGARS WIN 1ST DISTRICT GAME Page 13A New Braunfels 111 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Sunday April 1991 75 Cents Three 46 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels llerald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Scott Diane Adam Anselmo Charles Dorothy Theresa April Jesse Roy Egon Schriewer and Dorothy Monday birthday wishes go out to Wayne Larry Anna Esther and Sterling Belated birthday wishes go out to Jim Oscar Diaz Andrea Michelle and Raymond Mendez Happy anniversary today to and Osier Juan and Dolores Raul and Margarita Ann and John and Lethia McClinton cele brated an anniversary Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Photo deadline The deadline for submitting photos for the Kindermaskenball Old Photo Contest is Any old picture taken from prior Kin dermaskenball events may be Submit pictures to the Sophienburg 401 Judging begins this week with results to be Win ning photos will be displayed at Folkfest May following the annual Kindermaskenball Tickets for sale Tickets for Folkfest 91 are on sale for for Children under 18 enter Tickets will get you admission on the grounds of Conservation Plaza and the Museum of Texas Handmade Fur riiture May Pick tickets up at New Braunfels Chamber of and Sophienburg Sunday speaker Brian a Christian Science practitioner and lecturer from will speak today at 3 at the New Braun fels Holiday at the invitation of the New Braunfels Christian Science His subject is Freedom from the Past Pipe Dream or Divine Possibility Group meets Agencies United for Child Abuse Prevention will meet April 25 at noon at the VEH dining room at the NBISD Education Center on Mill Speaker will be Pedro supervisor of Child Protec tive Services for Comal Every organization or individual interested in the cause of child abuse prevention is invited to Call Carol at 6205542 by Monday for Items needed Canyon High School Project Graduation is accepting donations for a garage Call 6256720 for information on donating ARC orientation American Red Cross Volunteer Orientation will be April 27 at 9 at McKenna Memorial Hospi tal in the second floor conference Persons interested in becoming a hospital or nursing home volunteer is encouraged to See Page 2 Good Day A chance for rain remains through the and highs should be in the midto upper 80s and lows in the midto lower For more weather please see Page Inside 1016C DEAR TV Michael and Alejandro talk about Operation Desert Strom during ceremonies Photo by Stephanie Ferguson What a welcome home By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Hundreds of students at New Braunfels Middle School welcomed home two veterans Operation Desert Storm Friday in patriotic form with and What a welcome said Michael who returned from Saudi Arabia the middle of Thank you very Alejandro who returned home Saturday and a 1983 graduate of New Braunfels High joined Salim in briefly talking with the students about their war The ceremony was held on the school football It is but its better than over Rosales said talking about Fridays hot It really gets hot over especially during the war it really got hot and we were all concerned about if we were making it back to our Your your letters and all your packages that made us stick to Alejandro Rosales Youre miles away from living in sand storms with the wind blowing 50 miles an hour and when the rains came the mud got over ankle Sahm When it was cold it was below When it was hot it was 100 degrees It was quite but coming home to this warm welcome is certainly Your your letters and all your packages that made us stick to it and make sure that we executed and accomplished our mission to come I just want to thank each and every one of said who currently is on Its quite a pleasure and an honor to see all of this The support from back home was really what made the said who is in the Air Force Reserves and has been called back to active The school choir along with the middle school war support group participated in the Friday cere New Braunfels Mayor Arno Becker also was on hand to welcome back the Sahm and Rosales represent a number of New Braunfels men and women that were deployed to serve in Operation Desert Storm in the war in the Persian Other welcome home celebrations are being including a citywide celebration to be held July The celebration will be in honor of all military Persons wanting to help plan this celebration should call Pam Ross at Cheryl Scott at 6290441 or Milton Warnecke at 6292215 or Transit team selected The Alamo Area Council ol in conjunction with the New Braunfels Main Street tentatively agreed to award Hamilton and Associ ates the opporotunity to study public transit possibilities in the Grant funds from the Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation will pay for the We commend the efforts of AACOG and the Texas Depart ment of Highways and Public Transportation for their part in sec uring the Without their this study would not have been said April Main Street Project Hamilton and along with American Transit Group and Mobility bid cooperatively to address impact and operations issues necessary to proceed with the transit Mobility Plan ning will specifically address use of the transit system by the elderly and Were pleased that AACOG and Main Street could identify such an experienced team as the one that Hamilton We possessed doubts concerning our success at finding such a reput able organization for the dollars we had to said Paul Groh City Manager of the City of New We are extreme ly pleased with the job April Col dsmith has done in working on ihis project with Changes in attendance zones may be needed as CISD grows By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor In an effort to solve overcrowding at Mountain Valley Elementary School and to fill the nowundsr construction Bill Brown Elementary Comal Independent School District personnel will conduct a meeting Monday to discuss changing attendance No decisions have been said CISD Superintendent Joe Its simply a factseeking meeting with the CISD personnel are considering changing the attendance which could affect the students in the Start zville area by sending them to the Bill Brown Elementary located on Texas 46 Were going to have a brand new school to open in September and were going to have to get those peo ple from some place Mountain Val ley and Bulverde Elementary is packed to the gills and that one is sit ting Rogers Im trying to see where we can draw that line and accommodate the wishes of as many patrons as Rogers said a decision on how to change the attendance zones will be made after the meeting with parents and the May 4 school board Weve got to figure out what to present to the school board and I need to know what the patrons out how they feel and what they are think Rogers The Bill Brown Elementary School has a capacity of 800 students and Rogers said between 480 and 585 stu dents will be moved to the new The meeting Monday will begin at 7 at Mountain Valley Elemen tary School in The proposed changes will affect students on bus and Parents are encouraged to Fund split studied By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor New Braunfels Mayor Amo Becker says the committee he appointed to study how tax revenue should be split among arts and histori cal will present a recommendation Monday to the City We have a plan working that appears that its going to be unanim but were just working on the final details Becker said He said committee members will review all aspects again before mak ing a recommendation of how the municipal hotel occupancy tax revenue will be split between the City of New Braunfels Arts Commission and the City of New Braunfels Herit age The two commis sions will then decide how to split the available funds between fundseeking sometime I will know for sure what we will be recommending to the City But theres no way that I can know until Becker I antici pate that we will have a I antici pate that it will be And I think its one that is really a winwin situation for Under the State Tax funds generated from tax must be used only to promote tourism and the convention and hotel The Code specifies that organizations that promote the arts and the restora tion of history are eligible for those Each of the 7 cents of the tax 3 cents goes to the Chamber of Commerce and the remaining 4 cents is divided among arts and historical groups and for the operation of the Civic According to records kept in the New Braunfels City Secretarys office more than of tax was divided for the year New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce of New Braunfels for the operation of the Civic Arts MidTexas Symphony County Community Band De Danza Folklorica New Braunfels Arts Coun Braunfels Art League New Braunfels Childrens Museum Braunfels Community Chor Braunfels Folk Dancers Braunfels Chapter Railroad Museum Society of New Braun fels Society of New Braunfels Museum and Arc After 23 woman licensed to play hooky By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor As one of Comal Countys first Department of Public Safety drivers license Lillian Kanz has seen many changes in the past 23 not to mention the thousands of after years of faithful Kanz is giving up the drivers license business for retirement at home with her Im sure that probably Monday morning when I wake up and know that I dont have to come to and I dont go to Im probably going to feel like Im playing she In 1967 Kanz started working as a drivers license clerk in a small office in the Comal County When I first started I knew every one who came in for a drivers said the New Braunfels But it isnt like that The drivers license operation moved to the DPS building on Inter state 35 when it was completed in In those years she said she has seen a number of changes and more Weve really seen it In the beginning if we got 20 people a day we were doing a good Now its grown to anywhere between 70 and 100 a she For Kanz said she will enjoy her family and especially five who all live She said she also will help her hus Elbum in his printing Im certainly going to miss my I will miss the public Drivers license clerk Lillian Kanz has given thousands of vision checks for persons getting a Photo by Stephanie Ferguson
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