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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 1, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas UNICORNS IN BASEBALL PLAYOFFS See Page 8A New Braunfels Wednesday 118 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS Leituno 377880 5126259144 May 1991 25 Cents Two 18 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Gina Valcska Jamey John and Doroteo Belated birthday greetings to Frances Armando Val and Chance Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Busy Saturday Although Saturday will be busy with local city and school board the family is encouraged to attend the Kindermaskenball Parade beginning at 10 Parade lineup begins at 9 at the NBISD Education Center on Mill Dont forget about Folkfest 91 that afternoon at Conservation Plaza on Churchill Tickets for Folkfest are on sale for for Children under 18 enter Ticksis will gd you admis sion on the grounds of Conserva tion Plaza and the Museum of Tex as Handmade Furniture Pick tickets up at New Braunfels Chamber of and Sophienburg AARP to meet The American Association of Retired Persons will meet May 8 at 9 for greetings and coffee at the Senior Citizens 142 Comal To honor Mothers a catered meal will be served at Reservations must be made by May 3 by calling Treasurer Raymond Voges at School Issues Comal ISD Superintendent Joe Rogers will conduct a special meeting with parents of children who live in the Purgatory Road area of the school district to dis cuss the possibility of realignment of attendance zones for the 199192 school All parents and interested per sons are invited to meet with Rogers at 7 Monday at Moun tain Valley Elementary Graduation fund New Braunfels High School Project Graduation committee will sponsor an outdoor movie on the football field Thursday 8 Admission will be The screen ing will benefit Project Gradua which is planning special alcoholand drugfree parties gra duation night at each of the coun tys three high The public is invited to Red Stocking Revue 1992 Red Stocking Revue has been set for June 1921 at the New Braunfels Civic according to Liz Urban of the Community Service Committees are now forming to get the fund raising production off on the right Persons interested in per forming or servng on the committe are invited to call general chairman Jan Kennady at or coor dinators Clarence and Liz Urban at Salute to summer Make plans now to attend the fourth annual New Braunfels Community Salute to Summer sponsored by the Wurs tfest Festivities will be the banks of the Comal River on the Wurstfest grounds Friday and June 7 and Entertain ment Friday evening will be John ny Dee and the Rocket Satur See Pago 2 Good Day Yesterdays high in New Braun fels was 84 and the low dipped to 56 For more weather please see Page Inside DEAR TV Interest in May 4 races mixed By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor With Election Day three days candidates in the Comal Inde pendent School District Board of Trustees and New Braunfels City Council races are busy putting up buying advertising and knock ing on a lot of so interest in the city elec tions has been low at the ballot according to absentee or extended voting But interest in the CISD election is according to Absentee voting ended 5 In the race for the District 3 City Council slot currently held by Mayor Amo who is not seek ing reelection 380 registered vot ers have cast said City Secret City Council Candidates Seidel Kuehler ary Bonnie Running in that race Rudy business man and Joe In the race for the District 4 City Council slot currently held by Eddie who is seeking reelection 198 people have cast absentee Challeng ing Temple are Paul Fraser Temple Curtis retired and Susan school According to past records on past city elections absentee voting totals have been The nonbinding referendum at the beginning of the year on the issue of brought 584 people to the polls during absentee Fraser And in the 1988 rollback people voted In the race for Comal Independent School District Board of 13 people are running for four slots open on the According to CISD Public Infor mation Officer Sandy 288 people voted absentee this as Flanking Small Business Person of the Year Marion as they hold up a banner proclaiming the honor are New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and Small Business Week Photo by Erik Karlsson Benson earns small business honor New Braunfels business owner Marian Benson received the honor of Small Business Person of the Year in conjunction with Small Busi ness the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce The person selected has to be involved in the community and show innovative marketing Their company has to be in New Braunfels at least three years and they must employ less than 50 said Rosemary committee chairperson of Small Business The honoree owns The Collection At Landmark Square in Downtown New Bensen said she credits her success to listening to her adding her goal has been to bring a sense of style to New She will be featured in the HeraldZeitungs Sunday special section honoring Small Business which runs May For a list of activities planned for the week call the Chamber at Bexar election funds prosecutor says At bat SAN Texas AP An investigation is under way to determine what happened to more than in state funds awarded to the office of Bexar County Elec tions Administrator Tony who has a prosecutor Gomez resigned unexpectedly citing personal reasons and has not been available for com ment the San Antonio Express News reported We are gathering information for possible presentation to a grand jury and for a possible eventual request for an Assistant Travis County District Attorney Mike chief of the public integrity said Were still in the evidence gathering stage and no decision has been made on presenting informa tion to a grand Lynch The inquiry does involve the Sec retary of States office and state Lynch declining to discuss Bexar County Auditor Oliver Lew is said Don director for inter nal audit with the Texas secretary of contacted his office about a month ago trying to to find out how funds awarded to the Bexar County Elections Department were being Archer declined to comment Tues the San Antonio newspaper Auditors in Lewis office have only accounted for about of in state money that has been allotted to Bexar County elections accounts over the past four fiscal Lewis But county auditors were unable to account for all the money made available to Gomezs office during that Lewis Weve been told some of the state checks were made payable to him Lewis What he did with we dont Lewis said he could not say how much state funds were Lewis also said that Gomez said he had paid out some money in cash to temporary election but was unable to provide auditors with acceptable A spokesman for Secretary of State John Hannah declined comment on the the newspaper The state funds in question are from money given to counties for conduct ing voter registration promotion compared to 170 in last years In that race Clay George and Con nie Cantu are running for the oneyear unexpired term of former trustee Car ter Incumbents Lee Dcels and Tom Potter have filed for reelection to full threeyear They are being challenged by Bryan Jim Charles Elizabeth Bridgette Hap Don Harriet Aristeguieta and Martin Dan Mitchell filed to compete in the elec Uon and his name will appear on the ballot he has unofficially withdrawn and said he no longer con siders himself a Polls open at 7 Saturday and remain open until 7 CISD may profitfrom TV access By STEPHANIE FERGUSON News Editor Comal Independent School District is expected to profit in electronic equipment and television according to a 15year agreement signed Monday with a wireless cable company in The agreement between CISD and was unanimously passed by the board of trustees during a regular meeting Nina computer coordinator for the school explained the RuralVision is applying to the Fed eral Communications Commission for 13 commercial channels to be broadcast from its soontobe con structed tower in The com pany also wants to apply for the 20 additional channels allocated for edu cation But to do that it must first sign agreements with the affected institutions in the area to take to the Those districts are in Comal Johnson Dripping Springs and For us its a good alternative because right now all of our town schools have cable and were working on getting one at Comal Guadalupe Valley gave us an antenna for Smithson Valley High but were having difficulty getting this service for our other Gran tham The agreement now will allow all of the rural schools to receive anten nas and recording equipment at no charge to the allowing for the schools to have access to all television such as See Page 2A If practice makes per it looks like Little Leaguer Matthew Siv ers has his game down Sivers was practicing his hitting in the batting cage at the National League fields on Frederick burg Road before Tuesday nights Photo by Erik Karlsson
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