Friday, June 14, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels 149 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Friday June 1991 25 Cents tiqulst One 16 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Kalhcrinc Rae Evelyn Martin Martin Edward Elizabeth Linda Carlos Man uel Ashley Nicole Eliseo Victor Aurora Christy Roland Salazar and Charlotte Happy birthday Saturday to Mary Alice George Padilla and Belated birthday wishes to Greg Happy anniversary today to Joan and Leslie Rcinarz and and Claudio Celebrating an anniversary Raymond and Sophia Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Vaccines available Comal County Health Depart ment has received 50 doses of Pncumovac vaccine from the Tex as Department of Health for use in high risk This vaccine will be available for individuals age 65 or older who have never received the June 28 from 14 has been set for administering the vaccine at the Health Department in the Comal County Courthouse on a first first serve The fee is For more information call Garage sale Clear out the closets and bring those items to the old Krueger 472 San Antonio for the next six Saturdays for the Senior Citizens garage sale slated for July toys are just a few of the items to be gathered and sold to benefit the Senior Citizens Red Cross A special meeting of the McKenna Memorial Hospital Red Cross volunteers will be June 17 at 3 in the hospital All hospital Red Cross volunteers are encouraged to attend and learn about a new prog ram at Arts and crafts Summer Showcase of Arts and Crafts will be June 2830 at the New Braunfels Civic More than 100 artists and craftsmen will be selling their handmade Doors will remain open Saturday from 10 and Sunday from 10 Adult admis sion is and children under 12 are admitted Call for more informa Piano repair The piano in the Civic Center is in need of A citizens com mittee has been formed to help raise the funds to fix they include Hclgard Barron Jan Kennedy and JoAnna The committee is looking to raise For more information on how to donate call Hclgard at 6256330 or JoAnna at Hcnnes at Knights In Gruene Travel back to a time when chi valry was alive and knights fought for the honor and glory of his Or to a time when Robin Hood still roamed the Sherwood Experience first hand the sword the music and dancing of See Page 2A Good Day Chance for showers with partly cloudy highs near 95 and lows near Thurs days high in New Braunfels was 94 and the overnight low was For weather see Page Inside DEAR RELIGIOUS TV New Braunfels firefighter Armando helps a youngster handle a highpressure hose while his Andrew and Nancy explain the contents of an amublance to participants in a special discovery program at the Childrens Museum in New Photos by Robert Stewart Childrens Museum series firing up summer interests By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The New Braunfels Fire Department presented a firefighters suit including fireproof pants and fireproof jacket to the Childrens Museum in New Braunfels according to Louise coordinator of the museums summer discovery The Childrens Museum offers the discovery series as a way for children to make constructive use of their time in the Sessions last from about 9 to The series gives kids a chance to learn about some thing new every according to Dana Over administrative assistant at the Particip ants can pay by the day or week for the she Well be out here every Thursday through the sum said Armando Aguirre of the Fire The discovery series will last eight We 11 have a program of fire prevention with pup pet talks and first aid Xavicr Larralde of the Fire Department Fire Department officials added that it is important to learn about fire safety and especially with the upcoming Fourth of July holiday when many people celebrate with Note that it is illegal to use fireworks in the city limits of New For more information about the summer discovery series call the Childrens Museum at CISD board names CED candidates By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees last night elected Board President Lee Ikels and Board VicePresident Leroy Goodson as its representatives on the County Education District CED Board Treasurer Bill Hayes nomi nated the two as candidates and Board Secretary Tom Potter seconded the Lee Bill Tom Potter and Don Craighead were the only trustees present at the meet ing and the vote was The first meeting of the CED board is set for June after the New Braunfels Independent School Dis trict Board of Trustees selects two members on June The CED mem bers must go to Austin to be certified by the attorney general before they can have their first according to Joe CISD The CED is a new government enti ty created by recent legislation that raises revenue for education through Governor Ann Richards just signed the bill creating the CED sys tem The executive session that had been scheduled was The board took no action towards filling a vacan cy created by the resignation of Bill Smith last In other the board accepted the resignations of Jamie a teacher at Canyon Middle and Frances a teacher at Canyon High School who is Hirings approved were Diane Fre Kenneth Carrie Strmis Susan Blanche Marcie Heather Lois Sandra Marilyn Michael Luanne Carpi Sharon Joyce Elizabeth Nan cy Ann Elizabeth Wil Ronald April January Kim Sari Hiring remains priority issue at Comal CAD The Comal Central Appraisal Dis trict board of directors will continue to discuss hiring a chief appraiser dur ing a meeting The board will meet at 7 in the appraisal district 430 Mill Board members will discuss replac ing former Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes who left the agency in February to take the chief appraisers job in Ellis The board has been screening applicants for the pos ition and will soon set up interviews with said Lynn act ing chief The board also Monday will con sider updating the appraisal districts software The proposed soft ware would include the latest apprai sal district software innovations and would encompass the latest changes in Texas particularly the public school finance were going to change to a package that will give us belter reporting and appraisal techniques and will allow us more flexibility in our appraisal reporting Rodgers County favors radio improvements ByGREGMEFFORD Spncial to Comal County officials approved recommendations for radio transmis sion improvements from Sheriff Jack Bremer a move that the law enforcement official predicts will bring the county up to in In his presentation to the commis sioners Bremer said he consid ered an offer from Mototola as the best fix of three bids submitted for the enhancement of the countys radio broadcast Acceptance of the sheriffs recom mendation was made in a motion from Commissioner Neil and seconded by Commissioner Moe The court unanimously approved the Motorola was really the only bid der that covered all of the Bremer When they installed the system were on there were some dead I think from what we kind can find out about theyll pretty much solve our Bremer The departments main concern has been centered on communication problems with outlying areas of the county and an 11mile portion of Riv er which historically is the site of a high number of assaults and dis turbances during summer Bremer Following Motorolas Bremer said the department will con tract with the company for services which include the relocation of anten nas to different broadcast the installation of inline amplifiers and recalibrating existing broadcast Were pretty sure this proposal will enhance our system and give us some Bremer Phase one of the Motorola estimated at a cost of will entail the relocation of a mutualaide antenna to the top of Startz Bre mer In addition to being utilized by law enforcement mutual SM 2 Ikels Goodson The first meeting of the County Education District board is set for June after the New Braunfels Independent School Dis trict Board of Trustees selects two members on June The CED members must go to Austin to be cer tified by the attorney gen eral before they can have their first Cara Martha Dcnise Patricia Kay Nancy Eldridge and Linda The large number of hirings was mainly due to bringing ihe new Bill Brown Elementary School on line this according to Sandra CISD public information The staff of CISD was looking for ward to having Friday off as the dis trict is now operating on a summer fourday week plan to cut energy The next regular CISD Board meet ing will be at June 24 at the Central Administration located at 1421 Highway 81 East in New legal firm discuss litigation The GuadalupeBIanco River Authority board of directors met in a special session last week in Seguin to discuss litigation regard ing protection of spring flows from the Edwards Underground Aquifer and the endangered and threatened species that rely upon those Roger Nevola of the law firm of Vinson and legal counsel for the joined the board during its June 5 About a month the GBRA board unanimously decided to intervene as a party in support of a lawsuit then anticipated by the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club to protect spring flows and endangered species that live in the Comal and San Marcos The Sierra Club filed their suit May 17 before Chief District Judge Lucius The suit claims that the Department of the through the Fish and Wildlife has failed to protect cer tain threatened plant and animal species that live only in the two The suit claims that by allowing continued overpumping of the Edwards whose natural outlets are the Comal and San Marcos the service has allowed the species to be harmed and could cause their Known threatened and endan gered species that live in the springs include the San Marcos the fountain the Son Marcos salamander and Texas wild Consideration for filing the suit was heightened after rejection by the City of San Antonio of plans for an alternative supplemental water