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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 8, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                UNICORNS NOT IN AWE OF BIDISTRICT Page 10A U J II New Braunfels 122 707 Landa New Texas 78130 USPS 377880 5126259144 eltung 31 Wednesday May 1991 25 Cents Two 20 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Lynnc Doyle Sondra Chris Schmalz Joshua Priscilla Carmcla Oscar Padilla and Belated best wishes to Ramon Diaz Happy anniversary today to Leslie and Anna Lane and Jon and Cheryl Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Softball tournament WalMart Distribution Center in New Braunfels will host a softball tournament with proceeds benefitting the Childrens Miracle Network Tele Playoffs begin at 8 in Comal Park and spectators are invited to come out and cheer the Defensive driving The Marion Independent School District is offering a defensive driving course from 6 to 10 May 14 and 16 at Marion High For questions on this or other Marion Independent School District community education call Tom DC Kundcr at Splendors of Mexico Has the Splendors of Mexico exhibit piqued your interest in Mexican art and artists Look for these new books at the Dittlinger Memorial Library Casa Mexica na The Design and Style of Mexico by Tim Street Porter and A Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden The vidcocassclle Mexico Splen dors of Thirty Centuries based on the exhibit also is available for check Come by the library at 373 or call 6258919 for more San Marcos flyin The San Marcos Radio Control Association will host a flyin for remote control aircraft at 10 May The location is off Interstate Highway 35 in San at the Wonder World Drive For call Don Tuff at Just a start Bob a board mem ber of the Comal County Senior Citizens reminds contributors to seniors work through the years that the list of donors appearing in Sundays edi tion of the lieraldZeitung covered only donations to the purchase of the first center and its early sup Additional lists are being pre Fashion show To reserve a place at the Vista Village Mothers Day luncheon and style call Costis A number appearing in a Sunday story was in Magic shows Longhorn Grill is urging local day care centers to sign up now for magic shows scheduled at and June 14 and August The shows are offered free of but interested school direc tors must contact Samm By me or Kent Lucas at 6201344 to reserve Seo Page 2A Good Day In the 24hour period ending at 7 inch of rain was recorded in New Tues days high was 79 and the over night low was For additional weather see Page Inside DEAR TV renews threat of suit GARDEN RIDGE An ousted Garden Ridge City Council Member Keith who ran an unsuccess ful campaign for said he will continue with his intent to sue the city for removing him from who was removed from his Place 5 scat at the initiation of Mayor Walter Yohcy earlier this lost his election bid for mayor to former city secretary Linda Richter missed a number of city council meet ings when he was called to active duty in Operation Desert Storm earlier this A hearing in a Comal County district court has not been Votes from Saturdays election were canvassed during a regular Gar den Ridge City Council meeting Monday During the meeting Richtcr also questioned how one of his campaign signs was vandalized and ended up on city I had my sign on private property and it was taken Richtcr I found the bottom part of the sign in a cityowned barbecue pit where the other mayoral candidate was hold ing a victory The rest of the sign was propped up on a post as you go into city who did not seek re said he personally knew nothing about the missing Richtcr said Garden Ridge Police Chief Parus Dudley took pictures of the sign before it was taken down and broken A citizen at the meeting spoke out in support of Other places welcome people home after theyve served in Desert Storm but we kick cm off the City Its just not I feel so said the 18ycarresidcnt of Garden who left the meeting in Richtcr had promised to sue the city for removing him from office if he was not elected to the mayors A hearing in a Comal County district court has not been Votes also were canvassed Tuesday in the Garden Ridge Council John Curtis won the elec tion for the Place 2 seat and Reed Switzer won Place Jay Millikin had the most votes for the Place 5 but has not been officially dec lared as the winner because of the pending In other City council news Yohey discussed with the citys general revenues were reduced by A variety of city expenses had to be reduced to balance the he adding the citys revenue had to be reduced because of a lack of revenue from the city municipal Councilmembers also discussed how much to set aside for pending Attorney Joe Kldwell approaches Comal County Commissioners Court during a workshop meeting Photo by Stephanie Ferguson Rain delay While the boys likely were willing to play in the baseball custom dictated play should stop during Tuesday afternoons showers until clearer skies came This game was delayed but resumed on the Optimist Photo by Erik Karlsson CISD sets swearingin of trustees By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal Independent School District board of trustees met Tuesday evening to canvass results of Saturdays It was confirmed that incumbent board president Lee Roy Dcels and board secretary Tom Potter were reelected to new threeyear terms with 604 and 623 votes respective Don Craighead of Spring Branch was elected to a threeyear term with 550 Also confirmed was Connie Cantus election to fill the one year uncxpired term vacated by Carter who is now Comal County Cantu received 727 The new trustees will be sworn in at a special meeting of the CISD board beginning at 7 Monday at Smithson Valley High according to CISD Superintendent Joe NBISD board votes to uphold coachs possible reassignment ByTOMLABINSKI Sports Editor The New Braunfels Independent School District school board voted Tuesday night to uphold the possible reassignment of the high school varsi ty girls basketball After being told she may be reas signed within the district by Principal John Linda IsbcllHart filed a grievance with the and then NBISD Superintendent Charles before going before the After a threehour executive session the board announced it would uphold the solution sup ported by Turman and but reminded IsbellHart that she could come before the board again if she is If they cant resolve this reassign ment possibility between the two par she still has the right to come back to the board with a said Bob board Per I think this hearing was a little premature if her concern was the possibility of who led New Braunfels to an 823 record last season and a 48 mark in District 255A play in her second season as declined to comment on the Bradberry said it was the third Level III grievance hearing brought before the board in his tenure at and said he was pleased with the Its thats The board upheld a Level II he If there needed to be another decision that the superintendent made the wrong decision at Level II you need to look at the facts and give the IsbellHart and her counsel have to request a and we gave them their remedy they and thats what the board Heavy rains interrupt traffic flow By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The spring monsoon season con tinued today with more soaking rains and floodlike Thunderstorms drenched New Braunfels and sur rounding areas throughout the The New Braunfels Airport reported 2 inches of rainfall this morning with a total of 5 inches over the last two Comal Avenue was closed this morning between Scelc Street and high Nacogdoches Street due to according to more than 6 inches of rain fell in Salado Tuesday night caus ing a section of Interstate 35 to be closed for two hours because of high Commissioners pledge fire funds By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Editor Comal County commissioners are vowing to continue financial support to volunteer fire departments and emergency medical despite the fact fire prevention districts now cover the entire county with taxing I dont see the county budget in the near future not including financial aid to the volunteer fire departments as well as the said Precinct 1 Commissioner Jumbo While fire prevention districts now cover the entire except for the extraterritorial jurisdiction of New BraunieU and San the money they raise through taxing authority will not be enough for the volunteer fire and EMS Evans hence the county must continue to help out with Comal County Commissioners Court met Tuesday night in a work shop session with about 30 represen tatives of area fire and EMS districts and fire and EMS The workshop was conducted at the Qua dalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative in Smithson Valley with some volun teers skeptical of the commissioners Because budget time is now the purpose of the meet ing is to determine how to filter down money from the county to the volun teer said County Judge Carter The way this court operates is to try to get input from the We can make our own decisions without ever asking you jack Casteel Were here to ask you since youre the people that Youre the people who fight the Youre the people that serve on the fire We dont have any games were play I cant even spell fire And I dont want to be a I just want some For years Comal County Commis soners Court contracted with volun teer fire departments to provide fire and ambulance service in the county for a specified amount of Then four fire prevention districts and one Emergency Medical Service dis trict were created by popular vote in the county and those have the authority to tax up to 3 cents and 2 cents per valuation Do we want to run it through the fire district and we contract with the fire districts and the EMS or do we continue doing exactly what were doing in funding directly with the various volunteer1 fire departments Casteel By a show of the majority of the people at the meeting supported commissioners supplying money directly to the volunteer groups instead of filtering the money down to the which are governed by appointed fire I feel comfortable with Commis sioners Court doing just what theyre said attorney Joe who assisted with legal work in get ting all of the prevention districts If like what youre doing well go vow you   

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