New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 28, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 28, 1993

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Issue date: Sunday, March 28, 1993

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 28, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas NewBraunfels AiJMRAi 410 S E S T IIIC R 0 P U B 18 HIN G 2627 E YAH DELL DR EL PA SO March Serving Comal County Horn of Sam Elrod 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 92 Ray Ferryman addresses the Texas Legislative Conference Ferryman said the fundamen tals of economic development supply and demand were more accessible In Texas than any where else In the United Photo by John Texas tops in demand By ROSE MARIE EASH HeraldZtltung Ray Perrymanof Ferry man set the tone for the Texas Legislative Conference Friday saying Texas was poised to make rapid economic Focusing his remarks on the economic potential in Perryman said the fundamen tals ofeconomic development supply and demand were more accessible in Texas than anywhere else in the United On the supply Perry man said Texas has the nat capital and human resources required for suc cessful economic We have it its a natural Perryman speaking of the natural resources of the Of the states industrial Perryman said Texas was behind because it had built an economy on agri culture and Instead of matching new industrial efforts in the we put up barriers to keep them said Perryman Instead of a rust and decay has destroyed it indus trial development in the but were rebuilding it Perryman said the hightech research and development that was coming to Texas was part of that Of the human Per ryman said although the pool of workers was shrinking as the baby boomer generation Texas was in better shape than most other Perryman emphasized the Importance of infrastructure invest education and limits on business Explaining that statistical graphs show the pool of work ers rapidly declining in other Perryman Okla homa and Texas are the only two states that have an almost flat Texas is much larger than Oklahoma so we have more people and we get more new young people moving into the On the demand side of the Perryman said the market is now in the develop ing countries that will need agricultural industrial comput modern technology and i petrochemicals the majori ty of what Texas He spoke of the importance of the North American Free Trade Agreement and its importance to Because of the states prox imity to Latin the Texas economy stands to gain from the he Perryman emphasized the importance of infrastructure education and limits on business He paraphrased an Orson Welles television commercial to call for an emphasis on eco nomic development Reminding the audience of the ad for Paul Masson wines We will sell no wine before its time Perryman said of the economic climate in Its Though generally optimistic about the Perryman said there was a criticalgap in education and an issue that proved to be the cen tral theme of the Related story Page 2 A Principal named citizen of the year Canyon Middle School Principal Rusty Brockman was named the 1993 Citizen of the Year Friday by the New Braunfels Herald Brockman accepted the award during a reception at the New Braunfels Civic Center when the newspaper named its list Unsung Heroes and unveiled its annual Horizons The edition is included in todays This is our biggest and most significant edition of the Publisher David Sullens said of Horizons 93 Making A Differ And the Unsung Heroes are awards are for those people who d0nt get the recognition they deserve throughout the these awards pro vide a portion of that Sullens Brockman and other Comal Independent School District administrators has been criti cized by some Hispanic parents in recent He was nominated by a Reader v Advisory Board formed by the newspaper before the controver sy Sullens He was selected at its Sullens said the Citizen of the Year honor recognizes an indi vidual for contributions to the well being of the I couldnt believe It was the help of a lot of people doing a lot of doing different things to help me achieve this Brockman Tin obviously pfoud and Ill con tinue to try to live up to Publisher David Sullens presents Rusty Brockman with an award nam ing the local principal Citizen of the In addition to the newspaper recognized 13 Unsung Heroes in the With a community like when you take something out I feel like you should put some thing back into Brockman And I think the fact that were people there who deserved the honor more than I that were recognized as Unsung Heroes is Unsung Heroes named by the newspaper included Joe a tutor Joe executive direc tor of the United Way the Her nandez Family Trust established to care for an orphaned family Bob general of the Gomal County Senior Citizens Founda tion Gladys director of the Comal County Senior Citi zens Center Tom and Nancy local volunteers and Celeste a youth athletics organiz Others named included Robert a retired educator Suzie director of the Commu nity Service Center Ruby Bad an employee of ComalTex Insurance Agency Sue ranch manager at the T Bar M Tennis Villas and Conference Center Leonard a vol unteer driver for cancer patients Irene a local woman who cares for her neighbor and the volunteers of the Sophienburg FCC mandates cable changes By GARY CARROLL tfcraldZcltung TCI Cablevision is mak ing changes in its service today to comply with fed eral causing some channel numbers to With the change in ser vice and the new channel line TCI will offer customers premium options in accordance with guidelines issued by the Feder al Communications Service costs will not be TCI officials said Following the customers will have the option of choosing a premium channel such as Showtime or without having to purchase the expanded basic The FCC mandated the changes so customers could purchase premium service without having to purchase more expensive and undesired sta New legislation passed last fall by Congress prompted the FCC move to ensure cable companies offer customers more service oriented The new FCC rules mandate that Cable companies should allot four hours to reg ular customer service calls Cable service should be installed within seven business days Customers must be notified annually of differ ent services different channel prices and procedures for billing complaints Cable company must give 30 days prior notice to customers regarding rate programs or channel TCI Manager Mark Morrison said the FCC reg ulations will have no effect on the New Braunfels Related story Page 2A cable supplier and that the service offered by TCI is already in Weve basically been in compliance with the with the exception of the lowentry cable Morrison Beginning March TCI will begin offering the As far as service weve been fortunate to be able to do things quickly in New Mor rison The result the FCC regulation of providing the lowcost basic service is that certain channels had to be rearranged and customers sticking with their existing basic cable stations will lose channels unless they pay for the extended basic i Morrison said the channels needed to be re aligned to allow for variety for the and to allow TCI to keep their rates Morrison said there are approximately 100 customers in New Braunfels affected by the Some people will have to decide whether or not they want to stay with the basic service for a month and lose channels or pay the and add Morrison Morrison said rates will not go and TCI would continue to provide efficient service to its Jan office manager for the Guadalupe Valley Communication which also pro vides cable service in Comal said she doesnt feel the new regulations will effect the ser vice offered to Alexander said TCFs channel realignment will not affect service to GVCS I dont see that its going to affect us that Alexander Inside Stammtisch WATER f MMMMtOMMtMHIl 9A Best wishes the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Joe Katie Linda Mary Jane Isabel Lorranie Elrine Schmidt and Lillie Monday Birthday greetings go to Douglas and Cara Belated Birthday greetings go to Justin Andrew Resales and Mae VOSB Perfect Boss The New Braunfels Jaycees would like to honor the perfect boss with ft Bosses Night Out on May To qualify a boss for this employees may send a brief description of the qualities that you f make him or her the perfect Lotto Nominations will be accepted until April when the applications will be reviewed and a winner Applications may be sent to PO Box New More information is avail able at Hernandez family benefit The Hernandez Family Childrens Fund is selling raffle tickets through June 14 for a 1903 Podge Dakota Proceeds from the raffle will go to the childrens trust Drawing will be held June 14 at 4 at the Waimart Distri bution Center on Interstate Tickets are available at Becker Motor and Waimart Call 625 1767 for Winning numbers Estimated lotto Texas jack pot million ;