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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 20, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels Wednesday January Serving Comal Home of Guadalupe and Josie Castillo 410 cmWE s T MICROFU BASH 2627 E TX 79903 17 4 45 Daily 50 Sunday 75 cents Inclement weather combined with holidays can affect behavior By Gary Carroll Staff Writer Seasonal weather changes can play an important role in our physical and mental health according to New Braunfels psychiatrist Mark Burns said that while poor weather and changing seasons can be a catise of there also can be numerous other explanations for depressed behavior When there are extended periods of inclement you will have instances where people will get the Burns The holiday season can be a difficult time for a lot of Burns explained that with the holiday November through comes increases in family conflict or the Health Beat remembrance of a loved one who has recently Burns can put a tremendous amount of stress on Researchers in different regions of the country have observed a phenomenon that has been labeled seasonal affective disorder or seasonally recurring Burns said that although cases of seasonally affective disorder SAD are usually reserved for the northern climates because of the harsh the possibility exists for instances of the disorder in all People experiencing SAD tend to exhibit symptoms not usually associated in non seasonal but the problem can be just as Symptoms of depression include a change in sleep decreased guilt feelings of poor and possible thoughts of SAD sufferers tend to experience specific symptoms such as difficulty awakening in the daytime cravings for sweet or starchy foods and a drop in work just to name a Although everyone goes through a period of psychological and physical adjustment during seasonal extended periods adjustment and constant symptoms of depression could be the precursor of a larger Burns these symptoms could merely be a reaction to adverse Stress can be there to create an episode of depression weather its seasonal or Burns The possibility always exists for a weatherrelated change in Bums said there are a number of activities people can engage in to keep physically and mentally fit during extended periods of bad weather such as riding a stationary bicycle exercising to an aerobics participating in activities at a health spending some time in a welllit room or just treating themselves to something nice while the weather is Then once the weather turns Burns said it is beneficial to get outside and soak up a little It is a necessary nutrient that helps our bodies manufacture vitamin and it makes you feel Congress prepares for 103rd meeting Texans assume subcommitte positions By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer go Today at noon the torch will be passed from George Bush to Bill Already new legislators are settling in and organizing themselves to do business as the 103rd Mutual respect and goodwill should be at the heart of their endeavors according to House Minority Leader Robert and it really looks like a very different body this There is a Native Ben Nighthorse for the first time in more than 60 There are 13 more blacks and six more Hispanics a record for In the House there are 48 women 19 more than last There are now six women in the Senate including the first black Women took up some of the Democratic leadership positions with Barbara Mikulski of Maryland becoming the floor and Barbara Boxer of California taking one of four vacancies on the caucus Steering Dianne Feinstein D of and Carol MoseleyBraun of Illinois took seats on the Judiciary Committee a direct result of the Clarence Thomas confirmation Two freshman women got seats on the Appropriations Committee Feinstein D and Pat Murray D of HR 2 and the first bill were given to legislation mandating family leave new voter registration procedures and an overhaul of the congressional campaign finance system an indication of new Major changes also occurred in the House committees with new rules limiting the six major committees to six subcommittees The other eight House committees may have five subcommittees Exclusive Appropriations and Ways and were exempt from the subcommittee Texans who assumed leadership positions for the new subcommittee alignments include Kika de la D chairman of the Agriculture Committee D chairman of Agriculture Subcommittee Department Operations and Nutrition R Ranking Member of Agriculture Subcommittee Credit and Rural Development D chairman of the Finance and Urban Affairs chairman of Housing and Community Subcommittee R Ranking Member Telecommunications and Finance Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Republican of the See 2A How Bout Those Unicorns Fans at the New BraunfelsBoerne game work themselves into a frenzy as the Unicorns pulled out a 7066 win after trailing early in the The Unicorns are starting to draw some bigger crowds as they continue on their best start in school Heach Coach Cliff Wilkins has the team off to a 193 start and in the middle of an 11game winning The ranked eighth in the Class last loss was a 7372 defeat to 5Apower San Antonio Photo by John Huseth NBISD extends Bradberrys contract another year By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District NBISD extended Superintendent Charles Bradberrys contract last night in a meeting stacked with My hearts my souls most all of my friends are said Brad Ill be able to see the kindergarten class that was here when I started Although happy with the Bradberry said the repeat of the process this year was Bradberrys contract renewal was an issue last year when the board was split on tlieir The problem is not Bradberrys but the policy of automatically rolling over contracts especially longer term contracts like The NBISD superintendent has a three year contract which is traditionally extended by one year every year maintaining its three year About half the board is philosophically opposed to the I promised during an election that there was no way that I would support a threeyear said board member Arlon I emphatically stated that and for three years running I supported my word with my Election time came again and I stood then last year something happened that compelled me to take a look around and evaluate my Hermes said he looked at the end considered the suggestions of district members and realized the pride he took in the district at that See Page 2 Charles Superintendent Public input needed to help choose law enforcement award A committee charged with choosing the recipient of an award created to honor a Comal County law enforcement officer each month is inviting public input in that selection January saw the first presentation of the New Braunfels Rotary Clubs Outstanding Comal County Law Enforcement Officer award to Highway Patrol Trooper Gilbert Lozano was chosen by a committee comprised of the countys top law enforcement administrators Comal County Sheriff Jack New Braunfels Police Chief Dick and DPS Bob Holder and of David a director of the civic At that committees monthly the three lawmen suggested that the public be invited to nominate law deserving enforcement To make such a any Comal County resident need only contact a member of the A letter making such a nomination can be mailed to Rotary Law Enforcement New Braunfels Hcrald Drawer New Texas 78131 Those submitting nominations should provide the officers and the reason or reasons for the Index Stammtisch 2 18 Pages EDUCATION LOOKING BACK WATER WEATHER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeilung sends Birthday wishes to Ailsa Eva Rita Claudia Mike Mark Angie Rene Belated Birthday wishes to Jose Garcia and Heather Happy Anniversary wishes to and Guadalupe Canyon Music Boosters The Canyon Music Boosters will meet at in the Canyon High Band The public is encouraged to Band Boosters New Braunfels High School Band Booster will meet at at the Band Parents and supporters of the Mighty Unicom Band are invited to Call 6290262 Adult Learning Center The Adult Learning Center Is relocating to 205 Castell The Rutherford The telephone number is If any former students have the center would appreciate your returning Christine Zavala is the teacher for the GED day which are held Monday through Thursday from 9 4 Suzie Garcia is the English as a Second Language which meet Monday through Thursday from 7 9 Girl Scout Cookies The 1993 Girl Scout Cookie Sale of the Lone Star Girl Scout Council will be 23 Cookies can be bought from neighborhood Girl Scouts and at Girl Scout Booth sales around the For many this is the first experience in They learn sales money management and goal They gain self respect in learning the importance of completing a Proceeds from the sale support girls in this community in a variety of for camp and math and science Texas United States Pageant Married women 21 years of age or older and citizens of the United States are invited to compete in the Texas United States pageant which will be 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