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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 22, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels 132 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Ue Hernandez 91 Two 18 Pages Stammtisch HoilSC Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald fettling wishes happy birthday today to Jason Amber Dun Lyla and Cheryl Belated birthday wishes to Stc fany Steve Scrna Diana and Nortna Happy anniversary today to and Lyla Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Concerts In the Park Concerts in the Park series will kick off this Thursday at at the Landa Park Dance Slab and cease by 10 The rock Revival Brothers will perform mis 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 Pool aerobics Fitness Made Fun will conduct water aerobics at Landa Pool beginning June 3 at 8 lowimpact and interval training classes will be uiught at First Pro testant Sccle Parish For more information call Nadya at 6259295 or Sue at Rummage sale Church in the Wild wood at Canyon Lake on Charter Oak Drive will sponsor a rummage sale this Saturday from 8 to 5 crafts and baked goods will be Band boosters New Braunfels High School Band Boosters willhost 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 Blood drive First Protestant Church is spon soring a blood drive from to The South Texas Regional Blood Bank will accept donations at the Seclc 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 are 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 Registration begins SELM A Our Lady of Pcrplu al Help School at 16075 Evans Road in Sclma is now registering students for grades prcK through For call or Swim lessons City of New Braunfcls Parks and Recreation Department is registering for swim sche duled throughout the summer at Landa Park American Red Crosscertified classes will run for two weeks with the first ses sion starting June Deadline for See Page 2 Good Day High in the lows near 70 and a continued slight chance for after noon rains make up the areas weather High in New Braunfels Tuesday was 84 and ihc overnight low was For more weather sec Page Inside DEAR TV excludes aquifer controls AUSTIN AP The House today approval hills that would exclude aquifers from state control and rename places in the state that have racially offensive Both bills now go to the Harvey sponsored the bill that would define a subterranean stream to exclude an Under current subterra nean unlike most under ground belong to the A pending lawsuit brought by the GuadalupcBlanco River Authority in 1989 raises the question of whether the Ed wards Aquifer in Central Texas is an underground stream that belongs to the public and can be regulated by the Texas Water The aquifer supplies drinking water for San Antonio Proponents of the bill said they pre ferred the use of aquifer water to be determined at the local rather than by the But mostly representa tives from Austin and San said the failure of the state to regulate its aquifers could result in federal They also said city residents pay the price to supplement their water when outlying including agricultural use large amounts of Alan RSan said Hildcrbrans bill strengthens the idea that anybody can poke a hole in the ground and waste as much water as they Thebill passed on an Another vote is required before it can be considered by the The House also tentatively approved a bill thai would rename 19 Texas mountains and other geographical features with the word negro in their Many of the with official names such as Negro Creek in Frees tone and Limestone locally arc known by more offensive Rescue workers with the Now Braunfels Fire Department prepare to lower an 85yearold man from a cliff Tuesday in New Photo by Erik Karlsson POUCE ROUNDUP assisted after fall on cliff By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor An 85yearold New Braunfels man escaped serious injury Tues day when he apparently lost his footing on a cliff behind his resi dence at Eden The initial call came in that he had fallen off of the behind Eden said Wes Meyer of the New Braunfels Fire Department at the Further information indicates that he was walking around down here in the canyon and then tried to walk and got up in some real loose rock area and thats when he We never were able to deter mine from him exacdy how far he Wallace Holder was rescued from the visible from Loop 337 and River and brought down by rescue workers from the New Braunfels Fire The rescue occurred around 7 He was transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital where he was treated and according to a hospital He was very Meyer said at the scene after the He was alert and talking to me up on top of the cliff when I first a training officer for the called the rescue a simple slope evacuation with minimal manpower and equipment Three jailed in burgiary By ROBERT STEW ART Start Writer Three people remain in the Comal County Jail after being charged with burglary of a non The three allegedly burglarized Talmage Jewelers at 332 Landa Sew Pa0e2A NBISD opts for limited open forums By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Amid fears of a the New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees at heir meeting Tuesday night adopted a plan to have an open forum once each The forum will be conducted dur ing the first 30 minutes of each months study session which is the first Tuesday of each Citizens must sign up to speak and if no one signs up by the meeting start me board will go on with other items on the The open forum time is intended for discussion of nonagenda according to Superintendent Charles He said that patrons would still be able to speak on agenda items as they came if properly signed up to Report lets board share in DARE enthusiasm By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The New Braunfcls Independent School District Board of Trustees heard a report on the DARE Drug Abuse Resistance Education program Tuesday Project DARE is a substance use prevention education program designed to equip elementary school children with skills for resisting peer pressure to experiment witli and DARE gives special attention to fifth grade students to prepare them for entry into junior high and high where they are most likely to encounter pressures to use PIIQW 2A It is important for the public to understand that the trustees cannot legally respond to or act OR anything brought up in the open Brad bcrry They can only IHiblic meeting laws prohibit discus sion or action on anything that is not posted on a meeting agenda in Trustee Margie Rabom said she felt there was a need for a forum to allow timesensitive information to be brought to the boards The board was shown a threepart blue card which explains the protocol tor open forum and serves as the sign up The citizens fill out their and the topic they wish to speak on and give the card to the board The president decides what is an appropriate topic and recognizes Derogatory promotions tor a business or organi or presentations on politicals issues will not be according to the Open forum will be held for a max imum of 30 minutes and each speaker is restricted to five The open forum plan was voted in with a sunset provision of At that time the board would review the policy and decide whether to keep it or If no vote is taken the policy would automatically Some teachers feared the possibili ty of personal attacks iii ihe This was addressed by the restriction thai the president would decide what topics ore In talking with most warn to maintain the status said Pat Gillexpie of I would like to see a trial period to see if it I am not in favor of an open for said board president Bob Items should be brought up when chey can be acted The measure passed ona 51 vote with Bob Self Trustee Dick Robinett voted against the In other the board issued proclamations honoring outstanding students and approve tightening poll cys in the New Braunfels High School Student Handbook regarding tardi ness and behavior Commissioners consider Trinity Aquifer district 8y JAMIE TheiKivsuioii of loaning an widvigioiiuiU waivi Jisuicl or the Iluuly Aquitvu wuM put issue Comal County Wvhave to jjveloi m how iv pivactH this ix said I Jiuu Open house Kyra Brandt welcomes Quests to luoaUays llokitf aikl AUUI for apartments she and husband I yuy ruiiKuMod Jewelry on New Biaunfuls Main I ho oxummud by Main Street Project is the In til ui kimi in wiioutu Photo by Erik Kurlsson uuiducuxt i tycisday night with mvmbeis of ua udvixxy by lo sluU the uuttptxt uuug ihpliuiiiy Aquiltii Under Wutw id liuiiiy Aquild UAUUA tu u uuul otuiiy manager o the North Plains Water gave a slide presentation and answered ques tions about the aspects of a waifi He said water district wyi to main tain water perform conserva tion research and measure how much wells The coiiumllce was appointed pur suant to a report by the State Legisla tuie and texs Waier Commission identifying wutcru ilicol ureas of the Hill Thai designated area included till 01 pyii ot live including ihe uua of Cental County which Uiaws its water from the Trinity Aquifer Smilhson Valley and Spiiug Branch arc among those wutei Theie ojc ttucc u district etui In a display of enthusiasm too cute for hundreds of people young moms and grandmas and even some big brothers and sisters gathered on the lawn of McKenna Memorial Hospital to cheer on the sometimes lessthanenthusiastic parti cipants in Saturdays Fourth Annual Toddler Every one was a winner as the little athletes raised funds for MMHs Health Piofessions Scholarship and all took home ribbons and T Photos of the lead finishers in each of five age categories will be printed in Thursdays edition of the New Biauntois   

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