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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 20, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                November 1001 MO iro 7 WLfjT MK JOPJBLIiHIlli 7 Y A UDELL DP 261 Serving NEW BRAUNFELS and COMAL COUNTY of Ubbte Burr IX 7770 Two 22 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The Atew Braunfels Herald Zetiung wishes happy birthday today to Michael Mary Felice Tim Angela Aleida Julia Libbie Wanda Ren Randy Timothy Brink koeter and Bobby Anniversary wishes to Armando and Gloria Belated birthday wishes to Lcr oy Church festival Friedens United Church of Christ in Oeronimo will sponsor its fall festival Saturday on the church A fajita dinner begins at 5 Large plates are and small plates are Arts and an auction and plenty of games for the children will be set The public is invited to American Smoke Out The Comal County Unit of the American Cancer Society has asked all smokers to kick the habit for at least one day the Great American Smoke To aid in the anti smoking kits containing headless matches and brochures are available through Wednesday at McKenna Memorial the New Braunfels Municipal Building on Castell and the County Health Costumed superhero SOS has been presenting a rap song about the dangers of smoking in conjunction with the Smoke Video yearbooks A student film crew has been selected to videotape New Braun fels High School activities for a video The 45minute which will include everything from fall foot ball to will sell for until 27 and will be delivered in the summer of The professionally edited video will have special popular narration and even a net work news Orders can be placed through Gloria broadcast journal ism by calling the school Realtors meeting The New BraunfelsCanyon Lake Area Association of Realtors is scheduled to meet for its month ly membership meeting at 25 at Garretts Steakhousc on Interstate 1992 officers will be and an auction will benefit the Office Maintenance 2A Cheer Fund total rising The New Braunfels IleraldZeltung kicked off its 1991 Cheer Fund Sun day and already has been The goal of the drive is to raise money to provide Christmas dinners to local residents who are less Daily updates of how much money has been contributed will appear on the front page of the Herald until the delivery Latest contributors are George and Madeline Good Day Portly cloudy and windy condi tions are in the forecast today as the temperature heads to a high around The high temperature in New Braunfels Tuesday was 75 and the low was For more weather information see page IneWe DEAR TV Board adopts alcohol policy Rtf I MI AR I t By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees adopted Tuesday a strict substance abuse policy for students participating in extracurricular activities caught using alcohol and other The new Stu dent Leadership and Responsibility Policy had been discussed at sever al previous board meetings and had been approved by said Superintendent Charles Lindsey The proposed policy imposes a more severe punishment for students caught using alcohol or other drugs when those students are considered to be elected leaders such as club presi dents or Two New Braunfels High School students spoke out in favor of the I feel that the proposal could help us fight the drug and alcohol problem that is plaguing our said Eli zabeth a senior and drum major of the NBHS Not only will this help us now but I feel it could definite ly help the future children of our Kourtncy New Braunfels High School student body also spoke out in favor of the Set a high standard for us to meet up she Parent Gil Lindsey expressed con cerns that there had been amendments and alterations to the original version of the He said he feels it is unfair that the policy is harsher On stu dents serving in an elected position than regular members of an I would like to see a level playing field for everybody up there when it comes to Lindsey If you have a cheerleader and a football play er who are dating one another and they go to a party and the cheerleader drinks a and the football player drinks a beer and the cheerleader has everything jerked out from under her and the football player is back on the field in two I guarantee you that youre sending a message that maybe she shouldnt have been so up front if she happened to turn herself Bradberry said that certain cases can be questioned continually but that the board should enact the policy as requested by New Braunfels High School Principal John Turman and as supported by the high school students attending the Our attorneys have determined that participation in an extracurricular activity is a not a Bradberry Weve asked John Turman to run a high school and he and his kids say this is the best way to do I dont see how you cant support Bradberry added that on an emo tional level it is hard to explain to a parent why their child was removed from an organization unless the policy is wellstated in The district plans to distribute copies of the policy to parents with cards for them to sign saying they understand the Trustee Margie Raborn made a motion to table the policy which was seconded by Trustee Arlon Raborn said she felt that parents wanted a more level policy while Her mes felt the policy was unclear about a students right to have a drink at home with The motion to table was defeated Top of the tree Recall effort gets criticism By LARRY ROWE Staff Wrlttr Responding to a movement to remove the New Braunfels mayor and a City Council member from other council members expressed anxiety some trying to per suade citizens not to David organizer of the effort to recall Mayor Clinton Brandt and Council Member Bill declined to comment until the group puts forth a public statement this Council Member Paul Fraser said about the recall petition I think that anything in the democratic pro cess is something that citizens have a right to do as long as its authorized by otherwise we wouldnt have it in our city Considering tliat I might be the subject of a recall I dont know why in the world I would come forth and say I favor he Council Member Lorainc Kraft said a recall would hurt the citys bond rating and chances for outside investment by projecting an image of I think every time we surely the answer is not she I think its trying to comprom ise and just niake it a workable Before a recall election can take 875 registered voters must sign a petition currently being The petition lists as grounds for recalling Brandt and mis malfeasance and incompe tence lack of intellectual or moral fit ness in failure to investigate allega tions of voter misconduct of former City Manager Paul Wallace sajd last Friday that the council had not attempted to study proof of the which came from city before Groh mans Grohman was never investi Wallace he received a check within 72 hours and 10 monthly payments of plus health insurance and retirement Pagt 2A Texas banS sweip music competition SAN ANTONIO AP The Jody Jenkins Band from that performed last month at Gruene Music has won a national music competition in Nashville andf will receive cash and studio I recording Next to the I birth of my I this is the most exciting day of my Jody Jcnkbis said after band won the Marlboro Music Talent Roundup in Nashville over the While performing at Music Fest in Jeikini told the New Braunfels Herald Zellypg the competition was going to be tough at the but he was hoping for the The San Antoniorbased Jed by Jenkins and hjs father Bdbf by made it to the finals by beating Texas contestants then advancing in the semifinals uutt we had some Jody Downtowns future focused on change By STEPHANIE FERGUSON Managing Editor Since the Downtown Project was organized in New Braunfels in more than a million dollars has been reinvested in that part of Thats an incredible saidl Main Street Direc tor Penelope That in n net I gain of 30 who I assumed the tulles of Main Street director in spoke Church about the changes and upcoming pro jecti in Downtown New Braunrels io members of New Braunfels liven ing Rotary Club Tuesday at Omas Haus A landscaping project is being developed which will include planting new trees and putting up benches and light posts in downtown by next If we have that its really going to turn it into a nice place to go on Sun day a nice place to bring she The New Braunfels Downtown Project began in 1989 upon recom mendation of the Greater New Braun fels Chamber of This year the project received Main Street a nationwide organized in Texas by the Texas His torical Church said there are 41 Main Sum programs in Texas and 33 are in comparable in size to New We are very lucky In New Braun fcli uiat we have a great foundation lor tliis she I think the biggest part is making downtown a nice place to be Its the hub of the Park Improvements Mark and Mayor Pro Tom Ramon Chapa hold a reproduction of a check Morrison pre stnttd to the city Tuesday at Elkel manager of the New Braunfels TCI said the dona tion Is from funds dedicated from cable television Pictured with Morrison and Chapa are from David parks and recreation director Hector acting city manager and Mayor Clinton Tht money will be ueed for general Improvements at Elkel Photo by Bill Ervin   

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