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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY CHS NBHS win uofleybaff matches See Sports 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN 459 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March March New Bmunfels 16 Pages in one section Sept x i HeraldZeit Serving Comai County Home of TIMOTHY M KNODEL I Vol 141 No 208 INSIDE Sports STAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes Brandyn Bal ms Patrick Nold Timothy Resales Har vey Wetz Justin Dominguez Alfredo Resales Happy Anniversary to Ual Irene Self Chila Medina Drew Annette Crawford Publicity seminar set for Sept 13 A communitywide publicity seminar geared for publicity chairpersons of local nonprofit organizations has been sched uled for Monday Sept 13 at at Dittlinger Memorial Library The seminar will be sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Arts Council and will feature publicity tips from New Braun fels HeraldZeitwg Managing Editor Mark Lyon For more information call Sharon Neuhaus at 6252787 Local realtor group to host course The New Lake Area Association of Real tors will host a 30hour real estate course starting Sept 13 The class will be Successful Agency Relationships and is approved for prelicense credit and first three renewals For more information contact Sandra Riggle at 6256954 or Bernie Boarnet at 6295700 For information and to register con tact Faith Palacios at the San Antonio Board of Realtors at Benefit garage sale set for Sept 11 A garage sale to benefit Beta Sigma Phi a nonprofit corpora tion will be held Saturday Sept 11 at Sherris Floral Creations 880 Hwy 81 West Local TAB breakfast meeting set Sept 9 The Lone Star Chapter of the Texas Association of Business will have its September break feast meeting Thursday Sept 9 from to 9 at Lubys Cafeteria in New Braun fels The topic will be Drugs Dont with the speaker being Mr Michael Ray manager HR Policy and Development Texas Instruments Inc in Dallas and Ms Beth Hemingway vice pres ident employment relations Texas Association of Business in Austin Parents Without Partners meeting There will be a Parents Without Partners combo meeting Wednes day Sept 15 at the Longhorn Grill on Hwy 81 near the factory mall Members should plan to eat out and also for general orienta tion and board meetings A speak er will address the new laws of 1993 Call 210 6205018 for more information Stammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with Senate report shows Krueger saved state taxpayers in cost of operations According to figures received from the Secretary of the Senate and the Senate Service Department former Sen Bob Krueger saved taxpayers over by reducing the cost of run ning his Senate office during the fust half of this year Krueger under spent his office account allowance by and saved almost in postal expenses during his tenure as a Senator These figures show that I made good on my pledge to reduce govern ment expenditures and eliminate waste while maintaining constituent said Krueger If I had remained in the Senate I would have urged Senators to allow these savings to be returned directly to the Treasury and restricted for use only to reduce the budget deficit or to pay down the national Under current Senate regulations the funds are retained by the Senate In addition to the savings in his bffice expenses Krueger voluntarily returned 20 percent of his Senate salary to the Treasury each month These savings over just a six month period indicate that Congress can pro mote government efficiency and econ omy by managing its own said Krueger In particular the elim ination of mass mailings could save many millions of dollars each year and no one would miss Krueger urged Congress to elimi nate waste in congressional budgets and monitor costs because he said scarce federal dollars should be tar geted towards higher priorities like lessening the federal deficit and improving education health child care Bob Krueger and economic investment Accident case could be sent to county DA By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Investigators at the New Braunfels Police Department have nearly com pleted an investigation into an acci dent last week that resulted in the death of a New Braunfels businessman and are expected to turn the case over to the Comal County District Attorneys office later this week The accident involved Russell R Koehler 43 of Marion who was pro nounced dead at the scene and Michael Dewayne Wright 28 of Merkel The case involves whether or not Wright should be held responsible for Koehlers death Wright is a driver for the Ploof Truck Lines in Jacksonville According to police reports the accident occurred when Wright who was driving a 1987 Green International tractor and trailer ran a stop light and struck Koehlers vehicle Koehler was driving a 1978 cream AM General Jeep The accident occurred at Sept 1 at the intersection of Loop 337 and Common Street Family outing feVi x v i f f rf f 4VS ft I1 I TUI HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH This family of deer were spotted by HeraldZeitung photographer John Huseth yesterday In a neighborhood yard on California Street near Landa Park They apparently came to visit but with no one at home they just feasted In the yard NBISD adopts budget By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Wrtter The New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees adopted a budget of and set the tax rate at Si 47 at Tues days Budget Meeting The budget for 199394 is more than last years budget According to a report by Lonnie Curtis Assistant Superintendent of Finance the largest portion of the percent increase is due to an increase of in payroll cost for raises and staff increases While the new tax rate is one cent less than last years rate the Homestead Expemption introduced by the County Education Districts was eliminated with the elimination of the CEDs and homeowners who previously had the 20 percent exemption may receive a tax increase All other types of taxable proper ty may receive a slight decrease in taxes approves master plan for unit 3 of New Braunfels center By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The New Braunfels Planning and Zoning Commission met in a regular meeting Tuesday night and approved the master plan for New Braunfels Center The commission also gave approveal to Unit Three of tthe New Braunfels Center According to officials the master plan covers four lots on Highway 81 and Interstate 35 The lot is not currently being used Officials said the expected use of the property has not been discussed at this time They said they will not know the use of the property until applications for building permits are made The commission also conducted the following business Approved the regular meeting minutes of Aug 3 Gave approval to Unit Eight of Park Ridge Gave approval to the Amending Plat of Lots 70A and 71 A Block Three of Park Ridge Unit No citizen communication was heard OINTSOF LIGH Communities in Schools is one of the newest United Way agencies By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff The Greater New Braunfels Com munities in Schools is one of the newest local United Way agencies Its mission is to decrease the drop out rate in schools through an inschool multi disciplinary approach The local orga nization receives from United Way to help it promote and facilitate the coordinated delivery of communi ty social services as well as health educational and other support services for the benefit of atrisk students When youre first starting out a nonprofit organization in a communi ty its really hard to know where to go for said Diane Fanning CIS Executive Director Its so nice to know that United Way is there to give you a helping The new program is also receiving help fiom the state CIS organization Craigmile begins second term on UW board By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Neil Craigmile is serving his second term as a United Way board member after a few years off and hes excited about represented part of the outlying area of Comal County They were looking for representation from more than just New said Craigmile The president of die Garden Lions Club asked me if I would serve and I said I would be happy to What I like about it is that we have one concentrated drive to benefit a sig nificant number 28 of agencies that provide need ed services in the Comal County Craigmile said he thought by having a single fundrais ing effort more people could be served and he wished the effort could include all agencies When United Way first came into being that was the be all inclusive and have one fund he said Then we wouldnt have multiple drives The over head associated with United Way is minimal we have a paid director and a parttime secretary A very very small amount goes to the national say 98 per cent of the money donated to the United Way in Comal County stays in Comal County The money goes to the need not to the administrative area as we hear so Craigmile is also serving his second term as a Comal County Commissioner Hes served the county in that capacity for six and half years now and served eight years as a city council member for Garden Ridge and other local civic organizations to get started in its first year Recently the state funding was announced and the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce was honored for its help at a reception host ed by the Greater New Braunfels CIS organization Susan Hopkins the State Director of Communities in Schools of Texas was present to deliver additional state funding for the fiscal year which begins this month Connie Cone President of the Greater New Braunfels CIS Board of Directors and Diane Fanning Execu tive Director presented a certificate of appreciation to the Chamber for the hard work vision and leadership they provided in the formation of nities in Schools in New Braunfels On hand to receive the award was Chamber President Tom Purdum Board Chairman Mike Dietart and Executive Vice President Mike Meek The principals of the schools hosting Communities in Schools sites Marilyn Buckner of Lone Star Sid Ridgeway of Frazier Elementary and Cris Vasquez of Lamar were also introduced as were the two CIS Project Directors Alison Beron and Esther Mendoza New Braunfels Read Today is National Literacy Day
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