Sunday, August 25, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 25, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas UILE COPy It Sunday August 1991 200 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Home of Ron Frlesenhahn Three 46 Pages Stammtisch Switzer Crowning royalty Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung wishes happy birthday today to Rose Marcia Rose Janie Patricia Carmen Kimberly Ignacio Flores Arnold Lynn Katie Marguerite Rita Glori a Erin Jason Ronald Storms and Andrea Happy anniversary today to and Ethelka Mar vin and Adeline Jentsch and Bren da and Don Belated anniversary wishes to Junior and Sonia Happy birthday Monday to Lil Katie Andres Eddie Ethel Robert Dominga Padilla and Isabel Belated birthday greetings to Wilma Roxanne Paul Alan Monroe Robert John Ale man and Donna Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Fair parade The Comal County Fair Associ ation is taking entries for the fair parade scheduled for categories are local organi school vis iting festivals and visiting towns and miscellaneous and equestrian riding local and visiting commer To obtain an entry form or for more information call Sue Bush at Margi Handrick at 6251884 or Danny Scheel at Entry deadline is Hospital auxiliary September is membership month Persons interested in joining the group of volunteers should call Joan Jemela at 62591 llext MidTexas Symphony The MidTexas Symphony will again this year have its Bows and Strings program for the 199192 school This group partici pates in various community pro jects as well as musical arts educa Fifth graders in Comal Coun ty interested in joining can contact the Education Committee at 6290920 or by 805 North park New Braunfels Catfish fry Hill Country Bible Church at Canyon Lake is sponsoring its annual catfish fry 31 at the church at FarmtoMarket 306 and Tamarack Shores from All you can eat children under Crafts show The Labor Day Arts and Crafts Show and Sale is set for 31 and 1 at the New Braunfels Utilities parking lot on Main Plaza from 9 to each Admission is For more infor mation call Tressie Russell at Garage sale New Braunfels Police Depart ment Auxiliary is sponsoring a garage sale 7 at the New Braunfels Municipal 424 Castell from 8 to 5 SM 2 Good Day Expect a 20 percent chance of evening showers and thunder storms today with a high in the Winds will be from the east at 5 to 10 miles an Inside 10160 DEAR 12A TV returning to council ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Garden Ridge City Council Mem ber Reed Switzer on Friday withdrew his resignation submitted earlier in the planning to finish the remain der of his first which began in In a telephone interview on Switzer said he delivered a short letter to Garden Ridge City Hall Friday afternoon withdrawing a letter of res ignation submitted to the council on Tuesday based upon the many city residents who called asking him to change his I was just overwhelmed by the number of people who contacted Many of them just wanted to know why and if it was too late for me to withdraw my Switzer Because the council was scheduled to formally act upon his resignation during next months trie let ter could still be Switzer I was just overwhelmed by the number of people who contacted Many of them just wanted to know why and if it was too late for me to withdraw my res City Council Member Reed In his resignation said he preferred not to serve on a council held in low regard by resi dents attending ridiculed by the community in general and subject to adverse publicity in the local Switzer said factors that led to his resignation letter still but rejoining the council will allow him to continue to add his input about the way the city should be He said by remaining on the council he will continue his volunteer involve ment through which he has served in various capacities since Garden Ridges incorporation in One major factor in his original decision to resign was last weeks council vote to hold an evidentiary hearing on Police Chief Parus Dud leys A divided City Council on Monday voted 32 to conduct the hearing in the wake of a formal written complaint filed by Council Member Patti Council members are scheduled to select an attorney and set a date for the evidentiary hearing during Septem bers council Laura Irene Vela is crowned queen by Railroad Commissioner Robert Bob Krueger Saturday evening at the sixth annual Fiesta Historica Photos by Annelies Schlickenrieder Dignitaries crown princess ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer Laura Irene 1991 scholar ship pageant was crowned by state Railroad Commissioner Robert Bob Krueger Saturday night before about 400 people attending the coronation dance of the New Braunfels Mexican American Heritage Societys sixth annual Fiesta State Edmund Kuempel crowned princess Denise Figueroa during the event at the New Braun fels Civic Heritage Society President Suzie Garcia welcomed the crowd and introduced the mas ter of New Braunfels Mayor Pro Tem Ramon Chapa at times speaking in said American freedom allows all citizens here to celebrate their different as the many the changuig S0viet Union are just now becoming free to We can celebrate being Ameri and we can celebrate being or German or PolishAmericans because we came here freely and we live here Krueger Its a country of great opportuni and we are free to celebrate our Thats what you are and I want to celebrate with you in any way I Kuempel the impor tance of the event as a fundraiser for college scholarships for seniors at local high It makes great difference in these individuals and what they do and what they can go on to Im talking about the importance of Kuempel State Edmund Kuempel crowned princess Denise Figueroa during the festivities at the Civic Center Judge loves being grandmommy ByMARKWARNKEN Surf Writer Although Comal County Judge Carter Casteels first grandchild is not quite old enough to the new bom surely would cast a vote for her grandmother in the New Braunfels HeraldZeitungs Super Grandparents of the Year Casteel regularly brags about her new granddaughter during Commis sioners Court obviously delighting in the fact that she now can assume the same special role that her grandmothers played in her Catherine Carter Land weighed 10 3 ounces and measured inches when she was born July 10 to Casteels daughter and her Cheryl and Gordon who live on a ranch near They live on a and I always wanted to marry a rancher and have 10 but I So now that I have a grandbaby out on a shes going to have a pony and Im going to have a horse if I can get her daddy to feed Casteel Casteels mother always made sure a horse was available for her young daughter to ride at their home near Monahans in West even though the family didnt own and now she wants to provide that same opportunity for her new grandchild as soon as shes old enough to After long and careful Casteel has decided that she wants her new granddaughter to call her Im sure she will wind up calling she but tell her Im her she Casteel sees Catherine almost v Vvm m1 Comal County Judge Carter Casteel holds Catherine Photo by Mark Warnken every despite her busy Casteel and her are both only children so their relatively small family is especially close and influential in each others I volunteered to her father and her mother to give up my judgeship and my law practice and become a livein but they both encour aged me to continue on with my CaSWc I hope well always be around them because for Uie first Ive realized there is a continuation of You see in your grandchild the way your own child mode little Even though shes so you see some of and its really an experience that I didnt ever really appreciate until it happened to she Casteel has another a fourthgrader at McQueeney by way of Gor dons previous Weve known Travis since he was and hes Pagt 2A at bond package A fj t u v r By MARK WARNKEN loan and Staff Wrlttir r v widening of Walnut City have beseiged Mayor Manager Paul Grohman Pro Tern street improvement street projectsuggestions since he needs include development of Live asked for input in a newspaper widening the San Antonio Ccle almost1 two Street and a thoroughfare Academy Deteriorating Streets hilly residential also nwd some West some 16 suggestions arriving in the carnal Town andseveral neighbor last few east of the interstate also nfc 7 ye lyuftCU lie offered theU butto has opposed of lots of 6 u tthatsnottpsaytherearenH oui s thereiwho ihinfc members have election for streewwmeOme in the bond package to present to the ottw qte CoumU wueddurlng annual daylong montlj BV te trw ws eoud ave come have been of Seguin