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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 3, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas 75 Cents 249 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY Zeituno nr Home of Billy Cowsert Sunday November 1991 Four 54 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfelx Iferald Zeilung wishes happy birthday today to Pete Herbert Rcgy Maria Adclyn Lcroy Juan Perez Nor ma Madcro and Tina Celebrating a birthday Cheryl Robert Flores Indira lla Ashok Lalita Ernest Hartman and Augusiina Belated birthday wishes to Sar ah Erica Betty Diarma Maude Miki Margo Tray Pat Barbara Jahns and Lclia Happy anniversary Sunday to George and Tina Jim and Inna Belated anniversary wishes to Emil and Magic Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Get your letters stamped Plans arc already underway for the ScsquiccnlcnniaJ Celebration set for New Baunfels 150th birth day in To help tell everybody about the upcoming a special ad plate for postage machines can be purchased by local The logo and A proud sup porter of the New Braunfels Scs quiccntcniiiar can be stamped on all outgoing Ordered through the Scsquiccntcnnial Commission as the a special price of per plate includes shipping cost has been Delivery is in approximately 30 For more information call the Greater New Braunlels Chamber of Commerce this week at Election day Tuesday County residents will join other registered voters in the state Tuesday to go to the Thirteen Constitutional amend ments are part of statewide For local polling plages sec Page Alzheimers Month As part of a guest speakers series in November recognizing National Alzheimers James renowned will speak at the Senior Citizens 655 Landa 7 from Chambers will explain the lat est research on Alzheimers Dis ease in an informative and enter taining A panel of family members also will share their For more information call Judy Turner at 6252008 or the Alzheimers Association office at 1 sweater drive For the next couple New Braunfels local the Community New Braunfels and Canyon high and First United Method ist Church are sponsoring Opera tion Body a coal and swea ter drive for the needy in New The program aims to help keep people warmer during cold weath er and also promote the wearing of a sweater or other warm clothing instead of turning up the thermos tat in a Layered clothing is smart during cold weather because Sue Page 2A Good Day Theres a good chance of a freeze tonight as the low dips down lo 32 Todays high will reach about 58 degrees and there is a 20 percent chance of For more weather information see Page Inside 116C DEAR TV Staff members of the New Braunfels IleraldZeitung took eight photographs Saturday of hunters who got lucky on the first day of deer The hunters wcrei Clint Sandra Barry Trent Norma Ste ven Vance Langley and Chase We had a very enthusiastic response and we hope to see more deer hunters in the coming said Sports Editor Joe who is coordinating the Staff members will be on duty again today from 9 until 1 to take photographs of per sons who drop the office at 707 Landa wilh their During the following deer photos will be made during the papers regular 8 For more information call Belk Warnken promoted Mark Warnken of the New Braun fels IleraldZeitung news staff has been promoted to city announced Managing Editor Stepha nie will assume his new responsibilities He joined the IleraldZeitung as a news reporter in covering mainly city and county Before moving he spent a year as news editor of the weekly Warnken Springtown Epigraph in a community just west of Fort Prior to he served as editor of the Allen Ameri a sctniwcekly newspaper north of He worked in Allen for more than three a San Antonio native who graduated from Holmes High School in earned a degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin in December Myron is joined by Mike the Wurstfest Association as they prepare to bite the ceremonial sausage that signifies that Wurstfest has Photos by Stephanie Ferguson Celebrating the wursf By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Managing Editor The smell pf sauerk and filled Sunday schedule partial DasGrasse Brg Tent r Floren some he rides with the Wurst Navy dowri the Comal River Fridayfto the Wurstfest i6n great Myron Hbreifonce agam lead hundreds spectators into another rousing year of Wurstfest Welcome to Floren proclaimed as he emerged from the boat that brought him to the located on the Comal Hundreds of New Braunfelsers and outoftown spectators gathered at the grounds to usher in the 31st year of Wurstfest and the 24th year Florcn has made an The main thing have fun and thats what it is all said Grosse Opa Fritz If you dont have fun its going to be your own Entertainment continues throughout the The last day of the fcst is of Texas TeitschlkJFarriHy Band 2 Alsatian Dancers of Texas The Accordinanistas Blasorchester TV 1882Runkel New Braunfels High School Band Herman Sons Polkateers 6 Blasorchester TV 1882Runkel Herman Sons Polkateers Boys Fire on the Moun tain doggers 9 BJasorchester TV 1882Runkel 10 Fire on the Mountain doggers Tax bills upsetting some owners By MARK WARNKEN Stall Writer The countys mailing of some lax bills this week has left many property owners with some doubting they can pay increases largely resulting from the states publ ic school funding the local tax assessorcollector Gloria Clcnnan told Commission ers Court on Thursday that her tax office employees have been deluged the past couple days with calls from troubled taxpayers saying they wont or plan to delay paying the higher 1 dont think our tax collection is going to be us good as it was last Clcnnan The bills hit the streets last Tuesday and everybody is saying you may have to conic and shoot me to gel this About 80 percent of the average property tax bill this year goes to the Comal Independent School District and the Comal Education Clcnnan The sent out by the lux assessorcollectors include as many as seven other taxing depending on The city of Now Braunfels and the New Hiauufcls Independent School Dis trict send notices Clcnnan You hear these people crying on the and its a sad Clennaa Some say they budgeted for their but they didnt budget lui an additional The combined omul Independent School DistrictCounty Education District tax rate this year is per Funding will be top issue By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer Following a CISD town meeting on school finance officials have optimism that the State of Texas school funding con be adjusted in the next legislative session so that on the bubble school districts are not punished as severely as truly rich school 1 feel like we now have two good allies in Senator Sims and Representa tive CISD Superintendent Joe Rogers I feel like they will represent pur case to the appropriate We will work diligently and very Im sure both Senator Sims and to find some type pf solution to districts such as Carnal are not hit in the pocketbopk so sajd Representative Edmund I was very happy with not Qnjy tfte meeting but she Wheji something like this funding plan happens its best to have an exchange instead of hearing secondhand information of this caused this or this caused The increase in the budget was not totally attributable to what they thought it 1 dont guess well fine the school finance until we get back into the legislature in Suns There could depending on the that we would have to go back into special Rogers has suggested that school districts divided intomore groups than just rich and Three or levelrpf classification would more fairly classify districts financial Pago 2A property which includes the 91cent CBD The rate is 44 percent higher than CISDs 199091 classified by the state as a properlyrich lost mil lion in state funding for ihe current year due to changes in the state public education funding State legi slators instituted county education districts as part of a plan to achieve equity between rich and poor school disuicis in CISD Superintendent Joe Rogcis said local residents are confused by the states new CED which forced school trustees to raise the tax Rogers said he continues to try dai ly to uncover the reasons the state classified CISD as a propertyrich dis trict and to present his arguments to Homecoming royalty Christine Lucas was named homecoming queen for Smithson Valley High School during ceremonies She is joined by Gaylen who is standing In for homecoming Jason Photo See 2A by Karla Wenzel
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