Tuesday, July 30, 1991

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 30, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas 186 AVAILABLE COPY 2627 E YAHDELL DH EL TX 79903 25 Cents 181 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Zeituno r Home of Travis Steel iBBBr i Tuesday July 1991 One 12 Pages Stammtisch Good Day A 30 percent chance of afternoon thundershowors punctuates a fore cast for today calling for partly cloudy highs near 100 and lows in the On Wed a slight chance for rain is accompanied by highs In the mid to high 90s and lows In the In New Braunfeli Mon the high was 96 and the over night low was with Inch of rain recorded in 24hour period ending at 7 For more weather please see Page Inildt DEAR TV 4 0 4 2 Wind damage Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Sebastian Raul Janette Michael Sibbic Roger Millie Jean Ker Tona Summer Scheel and Angela Belated birthday wishes to Mar cia Ann Dawn Martin Debbie Espino Garrett Matocha and Teresa Celebrating anniversaries Joe and Janie Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the School Immunizations The Comal County Health Department announces its sche dule for immunizing children and adults prior to the beginning of Beginning 1 through all walkin immunization clinics will be at the Knights of Columbus Hall across from the main entrance to Landa The clinics will be held each Tuesday and Thursday from 911 and 14 Tuesday clinics will be for all Thursday clinics are reserved for individuals at least four years of For more infor mation call Candidate forum Candidates running for the New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees will parti cipate in a forum tonight at 7 at The Education 430 Mill The forum will be hosted by the tSfew Braunfels chapters of the Texas State Teachers Associa tion and the Texas Association of Professional Dan Gar consumer reporter for KMOL will be the Volunteer meeting A volunteer meeting at Vista Village Retirement Community will be at at Vista 264 Loma All prospective volunteers arc encouraged to For more information call Rummage sale New Braunfels Historic Museums Association is collecting items for an 22 rummage sale to benefit its members Sophien burg Museum and Con servation Society operators of Conservation and Heritage Society Museum of Texas Hand made Donations are being accepted at Conservation each Saturday morning or pickup con be arranged by calling Dennis Heitkamp at 6257541 or Pam Brandt at Book sale Pack up those books from spring cleaning and donate thorn to the Friends of the Dlttlingcr Memorial Library annual book The book sale is slated for 4 and Take books to the library at 373 or call 6293048 to make arrangements for thorn to bo picked up at your For more Information call the library at Summer festival Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church Is sponsoring its annual Piflt 2A Winds gusting to about 60 mph Monday afternoon lifted this small plane from Its berth at the New Braunfels Municipal Air pulling security chains out of the ground and snapping Damage to the crafts windshield and engine could equal a total said an airport employee who believed the plane belongs to a The which hit about brought with it only inch of Photo by Robert Stewart CAD gets new chief appraiser ByMAflKWARNKEN Writer The Comal Appraisal District board on Monday named Allen currently Trinity Countys top as the new chief The board of directors unanimously voted to hire one of seven finalists for the at a salary of after a 10minute executive session during a special called after the board delayed the scheduled decision for a The new chief appraiser is a native of Spring Branch in the Houston area and a graduate of the University of He is scheduled to start His family now lives in a registered profession al appraiser and state tax assessor is a certified tax administra tor and a certified instructor for the state Property Tax His professional activities include membership in the Texas Association of Assessing Officers and the Society of Farm and Ranch Managers and He also serves as a Texas Association of Appraisal Districts regional McKinley was chief appraiser in Austin We think that he was the best qualified person for the but it wasnt an easy board Chairman David He cornes very highly David said McKinley plans to visit Comal County this week to begin looking for a preferably a rural location where he can pursue his love of quarter For it was a very difficult choice to board member Harvey Pape There were some very good We picked who we thought stood The board interviewed the seven finalists on July 12 and Former Comal County Chief Appraiser Richard Rhodes left the agency in February to take the top appraiser post in Ellis Also voting were Vice Chairman Raymond Secretary Neil Craigmile and board member Felipe Ramirez Middleton will fill vacancy on CISD board of trustees Participants In this weeks Texas Young Woman of the Year Program pose on the steps of the band stand In New Braunfels1 historic Main Photo by Karla Wenzel New Braunfels greeting Young Women of Year Taking time out today from rehear sals and photo sessions to visit the stale Capitol and governors mansion In Austin are contestants in this weeks Texas Young Woman of the Your to be staged In New A variety of weekend Including photo opportunities on his toric Main Plaza and a picnic with their host greeted particip ants in ihls years On the high school seniors involved in the program were guests of Poter and Paul Catholic where they were honored at a reception following The young women then went to Vlsitt Village to share lunch with ihe Following a busy morning of rehearsals they attended a luncheon hosted by iho New Bruuu fels Newcomers Other local events ore planned for the 23 participants from throughout the On they will be the luncheon guests of the New Brauafels Rotary Club at Bugles Mall and the dinner guests of the New Braunfels Elks Their com munity appearances will continue Thursday when they are lunch guests of the New Braunfols Noon Lions Representing New Braunfels in the program Is Kourtney Loanno She is the daughter of Ed and Tina Ooerges of New Bruunfels and will be a senior at New Braunfels High School tills More than young women enter the program each year arid more than local winners participate in the 50 state These winners advance to the national competition in Tho preliminary program will be begin at Thursday and Fri day evenings at ihe New Braunfols Civic with final competition set for A panel of judges will evaluate the participants on scholastic creative and performing presence and composure and their ability lo remain poised under available at the are each for Thursday and Fridays On general admission is and reserved seats are 8 By ROBERT STEWART Staff The Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees appointed James Jim Middleton on Mon day to fill u vacancy on the board crcaied wiih the resignation of Bill Smith earlier this year on May Middleton is a resident of Spring Brunch in Western Comal County and works as a budget and planning anal yst for Automobile an insurance company and holds u master of business administration Ho Is currently working wiih the Mayor of New Bruunfels on u spe cial he Finishing fourth in the lost when three trustees wore ho was Just 35 votes short of being elected to tha bourd ui that CISD officials Middleton served in the Air Force for 21 His wifes name Is Linda and his graduated this year from Smiihson Valley High School as His daughter is a Smithson Valley High School student and another atiends Smiihson Valley Middle said ho ran for the board of trustees because of the need for strong and budget decisionmaking which mutch my strongest 2 CISD retains class ranking plan despite threat of legal action By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees approved continu ing the use of u class ranking system us adopted on December after legal action threatened at an curlier meeting failed to At the CISD board meeting on May the bourd tabled action to consider the system when Smiihson Valley High School parent Scott Watson said his attorney had advised him that the system may be illegal and since the board was unresponsive to u request for a lawsuit may need to bo filed to force action to change the No possible legal action hits come to the attention of the district at this Superintendent Joe Rogers Rogers said that lawyers have reviewed the system and determined that opponents huvo no legal log to stand There had been claims that the system was Implemented retroactively and that school officials did not properly Inform students and parents about the sys Tho matrix used to calculate clans rank was first published In the student handbook during the 199091 school The system involves the weighting of grades so that students will be rewarded for taking certain advanced and honors classes which may be more challenging than the regular Oilier classes are negatively weighted to reflect their rionucudcmlc These weighted figures ore used only to determine final class not for actual grade point Trustee Don Cruighcud said that he wanted to go on record as saying that administrators he has talked with from other school districts say weve gone too Cruighcud cited an example where u student would take u study hall instead of another class which may hurt his OPA duo to the weighted grades along with Trustee Tom Potter voted against tabling the Issue at the May The vole to maintain the system thai is currently in place was unanimous at Mondays Man jailed in pizzeria robbery By ROBERT tiTiWART Staff Wrlivr A New Braunfols man remains in the Comal County Jail on charges of robbery in lieu of posting jail officials Martin Alemanin was arrested after ho allegedly robbed the Lltilo Cae sars Pizza rosuumuu at 1 18 Wal nut in New said Martin New Braunfels Police Depart ment Bond was sot at by Pre cinct 2 Justice of mo Peace Doc An usiuio witness called police when ho saw u man go into the place with his face Mayor The witness got ihe license plate number and officers were able to apprehend the suspect shortly uftcr he left QIC The undetermined amount of cash taken in the robbery was Mayer U Is uncertain whether a weapon was used in the ho Mayor said that the suspect had his children with him in the car at the time ho was The kids told the officer they had just been to Little Caesars but the man wouldnt give them a Mayer