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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                New Braunfels HeraldZei April Serving Coma County Home of Brlttnoy Prey 50 C 99 Officials probe lake murder By GARY CARROLL rUraldZaltung Comal County law enforcement officials are continuing their investigation into the April 1 shooting death of a 25yearold New Braunfels man found dead at the home of Canyon Lake Duddley Alan Franks was pronounced dead of a gunshot wound at last Thursday by Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Howard Curly Smith said Franks was allegedly shot by a 49yearold Canyon Lake woman follow ing an argument the two were having at the womans which is located in the Canyon Lake Forest The woman has not been charged in the shooting and an investigation into the inci dent is officials snid Sheriffs office reports indicate that a total of four shots were fired at Franks from a caliber hand gun throe strik ing him in the chest and one in the Witnesses at the scene said tho woman and Franks could be heard and shortly before the shots were the woman warned Franks to leave the according to Smith said the cause of death was a sin gle bullet wound to the According to Comal Countys Deputy Chief an investigation will be conducted by the sheriffs office and the results will be turned over to District Attor ney Bill Re inter for Because of the circumstances of the we want the to investigate Hoherz Reimor said all he can do is wait for the completion of the sheriffs office investiga tion before any action is taken from his If they feel they have sufficient evidence to make an arrest and show probable cause that a crime was then they will sond it over to me for mo to take to grand Reivner County Sheriff Jack Bremer said results from the sheriffs office investigation will be sent to Reinter by NBISD officials fail to support sex ed measure Chief says city low on manpower By GARY CARROLL The New Braunfols Police Department is under according to a report by Police Chief Dick Headen at Monday nights city council budget According to the ratio of police officers to city residents should be officers to people in the general New Braunfels currently has 45 officers for a ratio of approxi mately to based on a population of Headen said in order to bring the New Braun ifela Police Department up to the to he would need 15 additional I should have in the 60s and I do not have Headen Tve asked for additional police offi and because of budget con straints I have been able to get v Headen said calls are stacking up and the available police officers are having to bear a much heavier He said more officers are needed to handle the depart ments There are currently five detec tives in the New Braunfels Police According to Head 10 are There are cur rently three empty narcotics offi cers because all avail able officers are on the Headen I cant afford to pull a patrol man off the streets for crime pre Headen On top of his proposed Headen requested funding for three additional patrol officers and two detectives at a cost of including salaries and Headen said he needs at least three additional patrol officers and two but he will take what he can The chief said one way to help alleviate officers workloads would be to combine the Comal County Alex King of New Braunfels delivers the news during the CMNTV studio grand opening at the New Braunfels Childrens Museum KMOLTV4 was on hand to do a live Members of the community and New Braunfels children took their turns In front of the camera In what will be a part of the new Art of Language which Is designed to stress the Importance of reading arid writing for Photo by Gary Vote to support amendments fails By ROSE MARIE EAStl HeraldZeltung The New Braunfels Indepen dent School District board of trustees approved a resolution supporting opposition to Senate Bill 20 Tuesday night and failed to approve a resolution urging voters to pass current school finance amendments in The resolution on SB 20 leg islation regarding sex education supported state representa tives opposing the bill on the basis on maintaining local Superintendent Charles Brad berry admitted SB 20 does not mandate specific sex education at any level and does leave deci sions about programs to the local but said ho opposed the bill on the grounds of maintain tation on the maximum limit on the NBISD tax which is cur rently per Most districts have a cap of in addition to debt according to school Bradberry said a change in the current cap is since it has been in place for some Unless changed to allow the the same opportunities as other he said NBISDs quality of education will Although consideration was given to putting the issue before the voters in Bradberry rec ommended waiting until the when the district will know exact ly how much state funding they will be Refinancing existing bonds is saving the district some which along with the current two cent margin between the cap and the current rate of will allow operations to continue next ing an much local control as pos Tm recommending we delay it until we know we have to do Ho agreed tho bill would only said Were saying affocfc those districts which have were going to ha able to operate no BOX education programs at all mandating that they have u program in but leaving the programs content up to the local In other district Brad berry submitted a resolution to the board urging voters to sup port school finance Board members Leo Chafin and Jaime Padilla voted for the The resolution failed when Arlon Anne Miller and Margie Rabom voted against Bradberry also made a presen At this point in with us being able to reduce the debt rate by a cent and half and free that up for I want some real Bradberry I think that people expect anil expect to he able to give it to them in the Bradberry said by fall the sta tus of the school finance amend ments and the enacting legisla tion would be resolved and the district would be able to tell exactly where it stands finan city offices to be closed for holiday City and school district officials will observe the upcoming Easter closing various offices Fri day and New Braunfels Independent School District and Comal Inde pendent School District students will not attend classes Friday or Monday for the Easter CISD offices will be open on City including New Braunfels will be closed in observance on City offi cials said the sanitation depart ment will continue operations as normally For further information on city residents may call 625 First Lady challenges Americans to study values By ROSE MARIE BASH HeraldZeltung AUSTIN First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton almost filled tho capital citys Frank Erwin Center Tuesday afternoon for her Sheriffs Department with the speech on Remolding Our police My people are meeting this thing head on and theyre doing the best they con do with what theyve and theyre doing a good job with what theyve got to work Headen Clintons appearance in Austin was her first in public since her fathers March 19 The halfhour delivered without talked about a country struggling with alienation and helpless and cities where there are too many girls with babies and angry boys with She challenged Americans to study their values and take care of their If we believe that the reconstruction of civil society with its institutions of friendship volun teer organizations are really tho gluo of what holds us together we have to better understand what we can do to strengthen those Clinton She spoke of tho need to recognize how tho world is different today and how Amer icans must look beyond tradition and long hold cherished views of the past which are no longer Addressing medicine and health Clinton said there was a need for a system that promotes wellness and She said the question is how do we cre ate a system that gets rid of the micro the regulation and the bureaucracy and substitutes instead human concern and love that is our real Clinton said the administrations health care which she is helping to should be done in Clinton urged individuals to reject be hopeful and take Let us be willing to remold society by redefining what it means to be a human being at the end of the 20th she Let us try to restore the importance of a civil society by committing to reaching out beyond the circle of those we know to the many others on who we are dependent in this complex society and understanding a little more about what their lives are like and doing what we can to helping ease their Inside Stammtisch Forum WATER The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German Stammtisch represents a sit ting place reserved for a group of special people or a time set aside for members of a community to gather and share the days happen We invite you to share with More Stammtisch is featured on page Bast wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Brittney Belated birthday wishes go to Pastor Ron Ismael Qonzales Adolfo Angel Diane Ortega and Ramon Project Graduation A Project Graduation meeting will be held in the Canyon High School Library at 7 April An important senior calendar of events and parent letter will be Call 6200316 for Cross Lutheran Egg Hunt Cross Lutheran Activity Center will host an Easter Egg Hunt from 11 to noon oil April at 169 Hickory Par ticipants are asked to bring their own Different areas will be provided for ages 18 months to 9 years Event is sponsored by the Cross Lutheran Youth Meet the candidates Candidates In the May 1 city council election will participate In a forum at tonight In the board room of the New Braunfels Indepen dent School Districts Central Education which Is located on the corner of Mill and Academy   

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