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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 21, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas a New Braunfels i s s XT N f V V xA V t s H CiP bv i 131 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY He of Robert H lung Engelke Tuesday May 1991 25 Cents One 10 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels llerald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Virginia Duane Nanette Bias Gomez Hylmar Blanche Gotthardt and Valcnta Belated best wishes to Elton John Belated happy anniversary greetings to Kery and Kathy Nobel and and Leonard Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Yard sale Teen Connection will sponsor a yard sale May 2325 to raise money for various Per sons can drop by Teen Connection at 1414 San Antonio to stuff a bag for with items from the Thrift such as clo household shoes and other Charter meeting The New Braunfels Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association will conduct its charter meeting Wednesday at TBarM on High way 46 Both TRA members and those interested in joining are Social hour begins at the meal will be served at and the business meeting should begin about 8 Cost of the meal is RSVP to Jeanne at Party rescheduled The Before and After Party in the remodeled apartments above Goepf Jewelry has been resche duled from 5 to 7 Own ers Kyra and Larry with the help of Carol Johnson of John son Furniture and the Downtown are eager to share the Project Graduation Canyon HighSchool Project Graduation committees will con duct their last meetings before gra duation at 7 Wednesday in the All junior and senior parents are asked to Band boosters New Braunfels High School Band Boosters will host the 1991 Band Banquet at 7 Friday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church 138 Tick ets can be purchased at the NBHS band hall for Art demonstration Patsy Ledbetter of Canyon Lake will add the finishing touches to a floral in oil at the 7 meeting today of the New Braunfels Art League at the Arts 646 Walnut Also on the agenda is the judging of highschool post ers for this weekends Spring Art Show at the Civic The public is Blood drive First Protestant Church is spon soring a blood drive from to The South Texas Regional Blood Bank will accept donations at the Scele Parish House on Coll Appointments may be scheduled by calling the church office at Shelter volunteers Can you read a rock a play a game or give a hug Your skills arc needed at the Childrens Shelter in New Volun teers with two or three hours a week may call Glcnda Chandler at 6290659 to arrange a volunteer Driving Instruction New Braunfels Independent 2 Good Day Local weather is expected to continue in the same pattern for the next few days Highs in the high lows near 70 and a slight chance of In New Braunfels the high was 86 and the overnight low was For more weather see Page Inslda DEAR TV POLICE ROUNDUP Leads sought in local mans stabbing death Dennis Legislative Committee and Manard chairman of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce discuss some of the legislative issues affecting business in New Braunfels the chamber is Photo by Frances Bridges condo sales among chamber concerns By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor New Braunfels police continue searching for leads today in the mur der of a New Braunfels whose body was found early Sunday morn ing at his residence near the Comal Ronald of the 200 block of Meusebach was found dead by who came to pick him up for said New Braunfels Police Chief Dick Weve got a pretty good Headen We dont know what the actual motive Headen said a weapon has not been An autopsy performed at the Travis County Medical Examiners Office in Austin Monday revealed Snell died of multiple stab He also suf fered a blow to the apparently from a blunt officials The autopsy was ordered by Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc The murder of who was a former maintenance employee of the city of New marks the first murder in New Braunfels this Other information surrounding the murder was not released by the New Braunfels Police Nobody is speculating at this said New Braunfels Police spokesman Martin Man jailed In attack By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A 21yearold Canyon Lake man remains in the Comal County Jail today in lieu of posting a bond on charges of kidnapping and aggravated sexual Floyd Dewayne Allen of the Tanglewood Shores area of Canyon has been allegedly connected to kidnapping a convenience store clerk at Canyon Lake early Sunday mom ing and then assaulting said Com al County Sheriff Jack The sheriffs office received a call around from someone reporting there was no clerk at an open convenience store on Farm to Market Road 306 in the Canyon Lake Officers checked the store and found that the clerk was gone but her car was still Bremer A search of the surrounding neigh borhoods resulted in finding a vehicle with the motor still warm parked in the Eagle Peak Ranch he Officers then found the suspect and the victim He was arrested at At the jail Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Doc Blanchard set a bond on each The victim had allegedly been sex See Page 2 By JANINE GREEN Managing Editor At the request of New Braunfels business a Chamber of Commerce committee has been study ing issues ranging from shoplifting arrests to condominium Senate Bill 1387 would amend the shoplifting arrest Legisla tive Affairs Committee Chairman Dennis Heitkamp told members of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce board gathered at Krauses Cafe for a Monday luncheon If this bill passed a peace officer could issue a citation for Class B or Class C Heitkamp indicating theft up to This would lessen both the social and legal ramifications of It obviously area of chamber policy to supportbur busi ness said chamber Pres ident Tom On a voice the board approved opposing the Also studied was the proposal by RTC to include condominium units in New currently under the control of First Federal Savings and Loan and the Resolution Trust Corpo in the affordable housing Heitkamp This would allow these units to be bought at no minimum bid by those individu als or couples who The chamber opposes their inclusion since the condos in New Braunfels were not built nor intended to be permanent housing and removing them from the rental program would seriously injure Purdum reported that efforts now concentrated on getting a waiver to prevent the citing as prece dent a waiver granted a Colorado tourist On behalf of the Transportation Committee he David reported on efforts to gain reliever sta tus for the New Braunfels Municipal Airport and continued lobbying for the widening of Interstate Highway 35 through New Braunfels and Coma The highway department doesnt have much money for us to David but noted that the cham ber is on record that we would like the widening project to At issue is the widening to three main lanes each See 2 CAD hopes to fill post by middle of September By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor Chairman of the Comal Appraisal District board of directors says he hopes to have a chief appraiser hired by midSeptember as directors begin sifting through more than 60 applica tions for the I would like to see us get through all of the annual value hearing pro cess and have one by the middle of said Board Chairman That will give those peo ple who now work for appraisal dis if they should be an opportunity to get the appraisal roll out before they leave and give plenty of notice to their The board of directors decided Monday at a regular meeting of the board to not appoint a hiring commit tee among but to review the applications Everybody seems to want to review the applications on their David Directors are looking to fill the pos ition previously held by Richard See Page 2 CISD trustee leaves post to give wife chance at job Main Street measures By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Comal Independent School District Board Trustee William Bill of has resigned from the effective May citing personal Lee president of the CISD board received notice of Smiths deci sion on Monday at the Central Admi nistration I have attempted to fulfill my duties with integrity and Be assured that I greatly respect and admire the board of the administration and the staff of the Comal Independent School I consider it a privilege to have worked with all of Smith told Ikels in the resignation Smith said he is resigning so that his can be considered for a library position at State law would not allow her hiring while he sits on the Smiths wife previ ously taught English at CISD for eight years and has been working in San Antonio as a I want all the patrons to under stand how much of an honor I consid er it to serve the Smith I went through a lot of soulsearching and consideration before making this Smith also said he hopes to run for reelection to the board in Smith teaches computer literacy at Poe Middle School in San The remaining members of the CISD school board will consider replacing Smith at their regular monthly meeting on May The trustees have two They can either appoint someone to finish the term or call a special elec tion to fill the Smiths term would have expired in May New CISD board trustee Connie Cantu was just swornin on May 13 after winning a special election to complete oneyear of an unexpired term after Carter Casteel resigned to become Comal County Yearend issues on NBISD agenda By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at 7 today at The Education 430 Mill in New At the the board will take care of endoftheschoolyear busi ness and begin to prepare for next The endofyear Community Edu cation report will be as well as an evaluation of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education DARE Other business to be dealt with includes approving a contract for the Head Start approving the New Braunfels High School Student Handbook for the 199192 school and approval of a change order regarding OakRun Some kudos will be handed out as the trustees approve this years Silver Unicom recipients and recognize out standing achievements of students and The board also will consider possi ble action on recommended proce dures for conducting board meetings in regard to an open Speaking to a breakfast meeting of the New Braunfels Board of Realtors April Cold New Braunfels Main Street Project direc outlined the role of her office and the sta tus of a number of restoration and renovation efforts completed or under way in the downtown The Realtors meet Since it was adopted as a Texas Main Street the local Downtown Project has changed its named to Main Street Photos by David Sullens
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