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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 19, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas 8 J E B T M C P U B I N 2627 YAM OR EL TX 79903 March Swing Comil County of Charlotte Zaehary 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 66 Coming home to make things better EDITORS NOTE The Best of Us fea tures individuals in the community providing a positive role model for todays Read ers are invited to nominate individuals for the For more call Oreg Mef ford at By GARY CARROLL HeraldZettung Theres a Carlos Campos Life is not the nor the s the I want to be remembered as a per son whose light burned He was born in 1955 in New Braunfels as the fifth of six siblings in his Nearly 38 years Campos still lives in the community in which he was prac ticing medicine and giving back to the com munity that has given him so I always wanted to go not only med ical but into to become a family Campos and I always wanted to come back Campos attended Lamar Elementary New Braunfels Middle School and was a 1973 graduate of New Braunfels High School before heading off to Schreiner After two years at Campos trans ferred to Baylor University in Waco where he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in biology before attending the Baylor College of Medicine in Campos became board certified in family medicine and returned home in 1983 to the hospital where he once worked as an He saw his first patient in September of that same year and since kept himself involved with the In the County Commissioners asked Campos to be thei local health authority The appointment spurred him to return to school to earn his masters degree in public health in Campos said being away from New Braun fels made him want to be here all the more and that a lot of people may not realize just what they have by living You really dont appreciate this communi ty until you move Campos People dont realize how clean it what kind of good people it The Duality of life in this community surpasses most communities this Campos said that with all of the good New Braunfels has to there are also What was true when he was growing up is true now New Braunfels has an extremely high Hispanic dropout Campos is active in the Help One Student To Succeed providing guidance and experiences to students and showing Hispanic students that success is possible through hard work and Theyll see that this is someone who is one of who has come and he walked the same streets and went to the same schools and if he did it we am doit Campos Practicing medicine in his hometown is not without its down Campos has been sued twice by former schoolmates and firmly believes that being a doctor is not for But those experiences have not his feelings of loyalty and dedication to New Campos lives in the city with his wife Isabel and their three children Ben and Victoria The doctor plans to continue his practice in New Braunfels and said he has no plans to leave his One charged in Rhoads burglary By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung A 24yearold New Braunfels man was arrested Thursday in connection with the 5 bur glary of Rhoads according to city police Raul Martinez of New Braunfels is being held in the Comal County jail in lieu of Police Chief Dick Headen said a warrant was issued by Judge David Perkins for Mar tinezs arrest following an anonymous tip from Crime Stoppers identifying the man as a suspect in the burglary of Rhoads Martinez is being investigat ed in connection with the bur glary of Brauntex Movie The Right now were still in the investigative Chief DtckHMdtn Martinez was arrested by New Braunfels Detective Mike Rutherford in connection with the Rhoads in which detectives determined be tween and in cash was in addition to office supplies and other Headen said the fires could have been set to cover the or just as an act of defi But burglary was the original he Right now were still in the investigative Headen Education concerns voiced at town meeting By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeHung Stronger efforts need to be made by the community to ensure that school children receive the quality education they said County Commis sioner Cristina Zamora during a special meeting Thursday Zamora and New Braunfels City Councilman Ambrosio Ben itez held the town meeting at Lone Star School to address edu Zamora said it is her intention to take some of the stress off of athletic ability and popularity and place it back in Several city including Mayor Clinton and Coun cilmen James Goodbread and Paul Fraser were on hand to hear citizens voice their concerns over such topics as gang edu cation and programs to offer chil dren alternatives to Several citizens voiced their concerns over gang activity in New and Felix Roque of the New Braunfels Police Department said that steps are being taken to combat the We were able to identify those kids who were doing the driveby the the and we were able to send about four or five of these kids away to different Roque said current including the Communities In Schools program and the Pride program are reaching out to chil dren before they get involved in gangs and Anita a case man agement Counselor for the Job Training Partnership said her agency provides youth with vocational or jobrelated educa Hernandez said that the JTPA will be offering its services to workers who will be out of work when the Iselin Plant Couple comes to New Braunfels to spread message of Young Life By DAVID SULLENS HeraMZeKung Kids have a right to know who Jesus Christ They have a right to know what Hes done for They have a right to know him they have a right to make their own choice for Thats not just what Young Lifes all thats all that Young Lifes about The words are those of Jim Ray the founder of an organiza tion dedicated to presenting a rel evant God to todays high school age young Ken the man chosen by a local committee to bring Young Life to New says he would be hard pressed to better explain the White said the effort to bring Young Life to Comal County actu ally began about 18 months ago when attorney Tom Bluntzer and Religion his family were invited to a Young Life family camp in The New Braunfels attorney set about creating a Young Life orga nization here arid soon was work ing with a loosely knit commit tee of city The committee eventually inter viewed and hired White who moved with his to New Braunfels early this The native are both graduates of Texas White worked in the law field after leaving He planned to later seek his law but soon turned to investment He was working as a Young Life volunteer in Houston when he and Shawna decided his true calling was Young Life was founded when the minister of the Presbyterian Church where Jim Rayburn was the youth minister in 1940 asked him though the church was right across the street from the high there are only six kids in our youth Rayburn according to that kids have a lot of mis conceptions about adult Christians or about God through adult The White is going where the kids are at What were about is Just as God came here as Jesus we try to go where kids are to present God in a relevant To do White said he hangs out at New Braunfels High School a lot He hopes soon to reach the other high but says just the one is keeping me Young Life Club meetings are held every Monday evening at the Tree Tops Restaurant and involve music and a variety of other activ About 30 young people attended this weeks White White said Young Life has been very well received in New Braun fels both by young people and by the community as a That he is well illustrated by the fact that a fund raising dinner for Young Life recently announced has already drawn 53 table sponsors at And each of those sponsors com mits not only to the but to bringing seven other people to the dinner White The dinner is set for April 29 in the Civic For more infor call Ken and Shawna White Inside CLASSIFIED 1015 V 7 I I I 916 WATER WATCHMMMIMMM I rlRrf Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Marie Leticia Josephine Leroy Zavala Behrendiand Francisco Urias Saturday Birthday wishes go to Alvin Bertram and Leticia Belated Birthday greetings go to Kelly Antique show The 40th Semi Annual Antique Show and Sale will be held from 10 to 8 Friday and March 19 and and from noon to 6 March 21 at the Civic Center in New Admission is which is good for all three Jerry Johnson may be contacted for more information at 625 0612 or Book signing Authors of the 150year history of Kindermaskenball will be available for a book signing 15 March 20 at the Seele Parish located at the comer of Caste 1 and Coll Streets in New Price of the book is Cooking demonstration Ruth area herb will demonstrate cooking with herbs 1011 March 20 at Nursery in Admission is Sports Cougars enter playoff race The Canyon Cougars embark on the 1993 state soccer playoff race tonight against Round Rock McNeil at For a preview of tonights Page
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