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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 10, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Thursday October 1991 232 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COK Home of Louis icuno Jla Keesee 4br One 14 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Tina Paula Billy Ricky Frank Olga Dcbra Lee Ann Chris Christy Mary Oarza Casey Kncupper and Francis Belated birthday wishes to Luke Happy anniversary today to Tony and Betty Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Lawmakers to speak Responding to a request from Comal ISD patrons and Superintendent Joe Rogers has arranged a public meet ing with State Bill Sims and State Edmund Kucmpel on 14 at at Smithson Valley High School to discuss the school districts finan cial Audience participa tion is invited at this which is open to the For more information call Rogers at 625808 lor 512 Salado day trip The Sophienburg Museum and Archives is sponsoring a day trip to historic Salado The per person fee includes transportation by his toric lunch and For additional information call Bake and craft sale New Braunfels Lioness Club will sponsor a bake and craft sale 12 in front of Wal Proceeds will go toward sight conservation Klnderchor practice Kinderchor practice is sche duled for 13 at at Bavarian Village The group is looking for more children between the ages of 4 and 12 to participate in the learning and singing of German For more information call David Smith at School yearbooks The 199091 New Braunfels High School yearbooks will be sold 11 at the varsity football game for Anyone who wishes to pick up a book that they have already ordered may come by the school during school hours to pick it FFA booster clubs Canyon and Smithson Valley Future Farmers of America booster clubs will meet for the first annual social 12 from 6 to 1 at the Comal County A donation admits two adults for all you can eat and drink and dancing to the music of Dana Wchrmann with the Texas Top Proceeds will be used to purchase student animal projects at the Comal County Junior Livestock Auction and pro vide financial assistance to the For tickets call 512 8857744 or Benefit barbecue Lake Dunlap Area Volunteer Fire Department will sponsor its annual barbecue 19 at the American Legion Post 410 Coll from 4 to 11 Bar becue plates will be for adults and for Auction at 6 Piflfl 2 Good Day Highs in the low 80s and over night lows in the high 50s are likely throughout South Central Texas the remainder of the In New Braunfels the high was 82 and the overnight low was For weather see Page CLASSIFIED 1M4 COMICS 8 CROSSWORD 3 DEAR ABBY 6 HOROSCOPE 8 KALEIDOSCOPE 6 RECORDS 4 8CRAPBOOK 7 SPORTS 811 TV LISTINGS 8 WEATHER 2 Grand jury indicts 16 persons By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Twenty one indictments involving 16 individuals were issued by a Com al County grand jury on Among them were three counts of criminal mischief to a New Braunfels Michael of the 1500 block of Lorelei who allegedly was involved in a July 4 accord ing to officials with the Comal County District Attorneys Also indicted were a New Braun fels couple allegedly involved in the holdup of a New Braunfels pizza Jesse Lopez and Esper anza Lopez of the 200 block of Mill each were charged With one count of engaging in criminal The couple allegedly was waiting out side the restaurant while another man robbed the The Martin of the 200 block of pled guilty to robbery of the pizza a second degree felony and was sentenced to 15 years in prison by District Judge Robert The grand jury also relumed sever al sealed Other grand jury with charges were Eric of Spring Branch subsequent Brian of Canyon Lake burglary of a Edelmira of George West unlawful use of a criminal Sandra of the 2000 block of Bridge Juan of the 2800 block of San Antonio Delta Perza AKA Delta of the 500 block of Ventura Drive trainingtime Boards get state instruction By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer School board members of the New Braunfels and Comal Inde pendent School Districts met in a joint workshop Wednesday night for training in evaluation of school district superintendents as required by the Texas Association of School The session was conducted by William Bill Ncmir from the TASB personnel services division in I think that the evaluation instrument should be a planning document for the Nemir Attending the held at the NBISD Education were NBISD Superintendent Char CISD Super intendent Joe Trustees present were Lee Leroy Connie Don Craighead and Jim Middlcton from Comal ISD and Dick Leo Chafin and Margie Raborn from New Braunfels See Page 2 William Bill Nemir perches on the edge of a table as he share with school board members from the New Braunfels and Comal Independent School Districts the Texas Association of School Boards required material on evaluation of Visible at left is Charles NBISD super The workshop was held at the NBISD Education Photo by Robert Stewart Oak Run School on schedule By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Construction on the New Braunfels Independent School Districts Oak Run School is moving along said Superintendent Charles We hope to have the classroom wing completed by the beginning of November and the remainder com pleted in he Well move everybody over during the Christmas The Oak Run School is presently operating at the New Braunfels Middle The staff of Principal Bill his secretary UnlbedWau and a nurse are functioning as a sepa rate unit to ease the transition to the new Oak Run will be a sixth grade cam Removing sixth graders from ihe Middle School will ease overcrowd ing Bradberry The gymnasium and cafeleria are all designed for future expansion in the event that ihe need may come in ihe future to broaden the schools Around the year 2000 we may want to make this into another middle Bradberry Half the citys middle school stu dents would then attend Oak Run while the olher half would go to New Braunfels Middle The Oak Run School is equipped wilh a choir band hall with practice a guidance nursing center and full office We will have districtwide baking facilities in the kitchen Brad berry This will save money and produce higher quality Bakery products for all NBISD schools will be prepared al Oak some products are pur chased from outside suppliers and some are made by ihe The school also feaiures separate facilities for buses and Everything is going said Jim construction superinten Were right on time and wed like lo see more of ihis good Bradberry said lhal the Highway Department will be installing warning lights lo slow traffic down to 40 miles per hour in from of the located on Texas 46 jusl pasl Loop There will also be a turning lane to ease he lOOputcent 75 perconl SOpoicenI ZSpaicenl Event includes local performers With pledges totaling on United Way of Comal County is now at 65 percent of Its The annual fund which runs through is aiming for to be shared among more than 20 member Speakers for groups or busines ses can be booked by calling By STEPHANIE FERGUSON City Editor More than 20 many of them local will perform at the 5th Annual Gruene Music Fest slated for Saturday in The which was created to raise money for the Comal County United will feature a number of local Schedule includes Gruene Hall to 11 Grapes of Wraih Noon lo Don McColister and Cowboy Jazz to 2 Lisa and Roberta Morales 3 to Innervicw 4 15 to 5 Terri to County Line to Sisters Morales to lo Main Stage Straightaway to Smith The Breeze Band 11 to noon Ken Ryan Crossover to Toxunna 23 Polynesian Dancers to Savannah Rose 5 to Gruene Music Fest October 1112 Stingrays to Folk Stage Gutter Snype to 11 Humble Brothers to David Owens to Mariachis Cardenas 1 to Dan McCoy 2 to Polynesian Dancers to Bill Snipes and Tracy Springer to 4 Al to Whoosits 5 to Guadalupe Valley Winery Stage Chris and Judy Noon to I Alan Voighl to 4 The Craze 5 to Gruene Music Fest will kick off Friday at Gruene Hall with a private premier pony from 6 to 8 and then ihe public is invited to an auction at 8 and the Jody Jenkins Band will perform from 9 to Also planned for ihe fesi are food a potterymaking arts and classic car T shirts and Sponsors of the Miller Genuine Texas Commerce Gruene Mer chants United Music Fesi Gaynes Pro ductions and New Braunfels Herald For more information about GMF cull forgery by David of the 2700 block of Becker forgery by Pedro of the Boys Shelter attempted burglary of a Walter of the 200 block of Rhine aggravated assault with a deadly Powerful fun set by NBU ByMARKWARNKEN Staff Writer New Braunfels Utilities has a spe cial afternoon of Public Power Week activities scheduled from to Friday at NBUs office on Main This years Public Power 6 to also is especially mean ingful for the Austinbased Lower Colorado River which some state officials proposed to sell during the legislative sessions earlier this year to raise revenue to balance the state The benefits of a community own ing its own electric utility company will be the focus of NBUs second annual observance of Public Power which falls during national Energy Awareness After a short welcome on a demonstration of NBUs Safe Haven program will be Safe Haven is an awareness program for children teaching them to go to any NBU worker when they find themselves in a dangerous situation and need An arcingsafety demonstration will follow at 2 The demonstra described as volts of a bright is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of work ing around power At the afternoon will end with an airchange test at an older NBU owned home at 437 The airchange test is used to gauge a homes energy efficiency by measur ing air Ratepayers also are encouraged to visit the NBU lobby the entire week to examine displays and pick up bro chures about NBU and energy conser New Braunfels is one of more than publicly owned electric utilities in the United States in cities and town in every state expect Earlier this the state House Republican Caucus backed a sale of LCRA powergenerating and state Comptroller John Sharp recommended the Legislature study such a sale in a massive budget deficitreduction State Edmund Kuempel and the Association of Wholesale Cus tomers of LCRA citing figures that showed electric rales would need to rise by 30to 40percent if LCRA were most likely to a private util ity actively opposed the The issue now appears dead due to lack of legislative LCRA is still publicly guided by wholesale customers and board of directors representing 15 of the counties in the service and citizen committees are formed on all major said General Manager Mark We believe that we are a stronger utility because we have made every effort to keep this public utility ii the hands of the and we intend to keep our customers involved in decisions that affect Thais what public power is all Until LCRA and electric coopera tives were formed in the late 1930s and only a small percentage of rural ureas had electricity because pri vate utilities saw no profit in extend ing lines for long distances to small populations in scattered towns and remote These conditions moti vated the creation of publicly nonprofit electric utilities in When LCRA began generating city officials looking for a reliable power source signed on as LCRA LCRA transmis sion lines began to inch their way across Central Texas as the demand for power Thirtythree city util ities are now LCRA wholesale cus including
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