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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 26, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels 115 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 Friday April 1991 25 Cents One 14 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Raul Elizabeth Paul Jenny Lee Clarice Van Michael Ramon Chapa Cody Erben and Steve Best wishes Satur day to Don Heather Jerry Frank Vil lanueva III and Eric James Happy birthday Saturday to Amy Belated birthday greetings to Penny Lillian Caddell Robert Van Horn and Steve Happy anniversary Saturday to Oscar and Elizabeth Belated anniversary greetings to Rufus and Sara Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Street closings Closed from 7 to 10 today was Clearfield from Wood Road to the dead Closed from 10 to 5 will be Seidel Street from Live Oak Avenue to the dead Closed from 7 to 5 Saturday will be Hack berry Avenue from Katy to San Antonio Reopened is Jack son Closed until further notice is Univcorn from Highway 81 to the Interstate 35 access All closings are for street Arbor Day In celebration of Arbor a tree planting ceremony is slated for 3 today at Landa A tree giveway also is scheduled approx imately 125 bald cypress seedlings will be The public is invited to Scout car wash Boy Scouts from troops 757 and 133 will wash cars from 10 to 4 Sunday at the H EB parking Funds raised by Scouts and their adult leaders will be used to send qualified boys to Philmont High Adventure Camp in New Mexico in Outdoor movie To benefit Project and outdoor movie is scheduled at the New Braunfels High School football field at 8 Admission will be and a coupon priced at 1 entitles the bearer to a soft drink and Project Graduation provides substance free graduation night parties at each of the countys three high Giant garage sale WalMart Distribution Center will host its third annual garage sale from 9 to 5 Saturday at the WalMart store parking A car food booths and pony rides for children will be Proceeds will benefit the Child rens Miracle Network Family reunions The Kretzmeier Family Reunion will be Sunday at the Summitt on River Included will be a catered outdoor activities and an afternoon of renewing fam ily All descendants of August and Katherine Kretzmeier are Call Pam Murphy at or Nathan Rheinlan der at 6254683 to The Kneupper Reunion will be held May 5 at Kendalia School Participants should bring a covered dish lean and utensils will be For more SM 2 Good Day Highs in the lows in the 60s and continued chances for rain are High in New Braunfels Thursday was 87 and the overnight low was For more weather please see Page CLASSIFIED 1014 COMICS 8 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 3 ENTERTAINMENT 7 HOROSCOPE 8 RELIGIOUS FOCUS 56 SPORTS TV LISTTNQS 8 WEATHER 2 Open forum a good idea for NBISD By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Newt Editor Allowing citizens an open forum at New Braunfels Independent School District board meetings is still on the drawing though a majority of teachers and administrators are against I do respect the need for citizen but I also believe that there needs to be some degree of control over comments People do become very emotional over their said Trustee Arlon While the issue of open forum has been discussed among members of the NBISD Board of Trustees since last teachers and administrators have continually expressed concern that an open forum will give a plat form to teacher Citizens say they want the oppor tunity to speak out on a number of dif ferent issues to give the board of trus tees some This community is filled with peo ple with good ideas that run busines ses that understand both sides of the said Gil If you are going to come to the people and ask for money and ask for input then give them a vehicle by which to make a trip and not an obstacle The board has discussed the open forum issue at an 1990 meet ing and again Tuesday citizens can request in writing to address the NBISD Board of Trustees if done so at least five working days before the regularly scheduled The night of the meeting citizens are permitted to address agenda action items if they fill out a visitor registration card stating the action they wish to But some citizens still want an open forum to talk to the board about a number of Page 2 More voting absentee as deadline approaches Gone Fishing Ranger Craig Hall coaches Amy Deftafano in the art of the perfect cast as other participants in Gone Fish ing at Landa Park wait for their Thursdays class on fishing was a segment of Natures an outdoor educational program offered by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Photo by Erik Karlsson By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Extended voting ballots cast for city and school board elections are picking up as the deadline to vote ear ly The last day for registered voters to vote early for the May 4 elections is Extended voting began April 15 and runs through April As of 8 today 115 ballots had been cast in the Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees Four slots are open on the board and 13 people are on the As of 8 today 175 votes had been cast in the District 3 New Braun fels City Council And 89 votes had been cast in the District 4 City Council Registered voters in CISD can cast early voting ballots at the CISD Cen tral Office 1421 81 East from 8 to Monday through Friday Smithson Valley Middle Comal Elementary School and Mountain Valley Elemen tary Schools from to Monday through Persons voting in the city council election can cast ballots at New Braunfels Municipal 424 Castell between 8 and 5 Monday through The city of New Braunfels also will provide extended voting hours tomor row April 27 at the Municipal Build ing from 10 to 3 CISD is not offering the extended voting hours on District Resource Center opens doors The staff of the District Resource Center of the 274th Judicial District Community Supervi sion and Correction Department recently held its first open house to local and state The Center serves and Caldwell counties by providing intensive prog ramming to high need adult proba The Centers program includes personal development and life skills education alcohol and drug education tutoring and employment enhance ment counseling and job search assis tance through a ThreePhase The Center is located at 401 Market Street in Lockhart in the pre vious minimum security jail barracks of the Caldwell County Through special Community Corrections Prog ram funding from the Community Justice Assistance the Cen Program called educational By LEHMAN BUZZ SAWYER What is the District Resource Center It is an innovative program which offers the judicial system and the com munity a rehabilitative and educational alternative to This program entails daily contact of the probationer and is the most intensive of all the programs offered by the probation The District Resource Center DRC is the resource center for Comal and Caldwell Our three phase program consists of education and intervention which entails building selfesteem and motivation instruction and litera cy tutoring employment and job search Surveillance and transportation of clients to treatment is also The center came into existance through special com munity corrections program funding from the community justice assistance division and began taking in clients on October Since that we have had 64 clients who have participated in the centers Fortysix clients have been referred to the program and 3 have completed and obtained their ter purchased two 15passenger vans to transport clients to and from Com Hays Caldwell The probationers arrive by each morning of the week and receive seven hours of intense The clients are then transported back to each each In addition to personal development the Center participants also participate in large Community Service Restitution CSR Projects for nonprofit and local government The center director is Leman Buzz Sawyer of New The other staff members are Art Cor dova of San Certified Alco hol and Drug Abuse Counselor Sher ri Humphrey of San Employ ment Coordinator Surveillance Officers Manny Rodriguez and Greg Mitchell of San Marcos Yomi Calde ron of Assistant and Literacy Tutor and Henry Gutierrez of in cliarge of Assistant and Literacy The Community Supervision Corrections Department is headed by Leo of Lockhart and is under the authority of State District Judges Robert Pfeuffer of New Charles Ramsey of San and Moore of The center began full operation on October Special funding for this intensive community corrections program is on an annual This is one of many initiatives to help reduce the overcrowding of the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Commissioners temporarily fund animal control assistant Fire check ByJOEBELK Staff Writer In its Thursday Comal County Commissioners Court app rroved a temporary animal control assistant to relieve animal control officer David Young during his busiest The commissioners voted to approved for 20 weeks of sal ary and along with an extra for a uniform and When Young hires an that person will work 40 hours a week until the budgeted funds run The assistant will be stationed at Canyon using space at the sheriffs department substation on Farmto Market Road Most if not all of the assistants time will be spend working in the lake Because the lake presents most of the countys animal Young has said that he will continue to patrol that area much of the He will maintain his office in New Young said the help was arriving just in as the summer season generates more problems with Right its almost impera he I think this will help out 100 Young said the addition should cut down on the response allowing someone to arrive at a complaint scene the same He said he believes the position could evolve to a twoperson staff since the demand is there but added he wasnt disappointed that a yearround fulltime assistant wasnt approved at this Fire Marshall Elroy Friesenhan looks over some fire safety equipment supplied by Bill Toney of Seiler Fire Equipment in preparation for upcoming The seminars will address the fire inspection pro cess and describe proper safe ty equipment during Small Business The seminars will be May 6 from noon to 2 arid May 9 from 7 to 9 Cost is and To register call the Chamber of Commefce office by May Photo by Erik Karlsson
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