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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 5, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                SUNDAY COUNTDOWNi 47f DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennla March March INSIDE 2A Letters to the Sports STAIV1MT4SCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birth day wishes to Dan ONeal Ervin Henke Thor Banera Andy VU lanueva Nickolaus Murphy Belated birthdaysKenneth Osteen Frank Young Melvin Tausch Happy Anniversary to Helen Jerry Darnett HeraldZeitung Cheer fund donations sought The New Braunfels Herald Zettungs Cheer fund campaign to provide food for local needy fam ilies is continuing with much suc cess according to Circulation Director Carol Ann Avery Avery said that any type of nonperishable food item can be donated as well as money The Cheer fund goal is to assist 200 local families this year To donate call the HeraldZeitung at 6259144 Todays donations were from David Cynthia Wagner Lee Lucille Mensinger Gary Pamela Barr Todays Total First Wassatlfest coming Thursday The first ever Wassailfest a downtown trail of fun festivities and friendship will be held Thursday night Dec 9 from 6 to 9 downtown There will be music caroling Santa and more on the streets and open housesthroughout the stores and restaurants witha Wassail contest for the best Brauntex Theater will provide a free showing of the Christmas classic Prancer for the kids with supervision by the New Braunfels High School Interact Club For more information call 6082100 St Paul Lutheran presents living Christmas scenes St Paul Lutheran Church of Bulverde will present living scenes that depict the Christmas story on Dec 11 and Dec 12 from to 9 The church is located on High way 281 onequarter mile south of FM 1863 between Hwy 46 and state loop 1604 For more information call 9802813 Railroad work ahead for NB Starting today on State High way 306 the Union Pacific Rail road company will be recon structing their crossing In the days and weeks ahead the rail road company plans to recon struct all the crossings through the city of New Braunfels Roads will be totally closed to all highway vehicle through traf fic during the night time work ing hours of 10 and 7 The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung invites its readers to sub mil 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 hap penings We invite you to share with 410 181 SOWEST HICRQPUBLISHING 2627 E YANDELL DR HeraldZeitung names AllComal County Comal County Household Hazardous Waste Day a success People Page 18 Sonic joins MADD In Red Ribbon campaign to prevent drank driving See Page 6B New Braunfels Herald 75 CENTS 48 Pages in four sections Dec Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of DAN ONEAL I Vol 142 No 17 1993 ALL COMAL COUNTY TEAM set for Monday By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer A hearing will be held at 1 Monday to deter mine whether or not bond should be reduced in the case of murder suspect Jack Warren Davis Davis is stand ing trial for Jack Warren allegedly murDavis dering local s school teacher Kathie Baloms 24 at rNew Braunfels Oaks Apartment HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSEtH Local Dream Team The 1993 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung AllComal County Team Includes first team members from left bottom row Brett Parrlsh Albert Gallegos New Clint Hajeck Smlthson Danny Ortiz Clay Skarbvsky New Bryan Wleland Smlthson Jason Welch Second row from left Chip Parrlsh Brian Henk New Mike Johnson Doug Zimmerman Smlthson Brett Zaeske Todd Vesells New Todd Mitchell Back row from left Kevin Vestal Brian Chaffe New Cody Balmbrldge4 Cliff Froellch New Isaac Mesa Lance Elcholtz Smlthson Jeremy Schuetz See SportsDay Page 91 2 A for more on AllComal County Team Including Offensive Defensive Players of the Year Coach of the Year and Sophomore of the Year The hearing will be held at the Comal County Courthouse District Court judge Charles Ramsay will be the presiding judge A hearing concerning a writ of habeas corpus filed by Davis attorney was heard last month Ramsay dence existed to require Davis to trial Officials said a new trial wiuV probably not be held for at least a 1 year Davis stood trial the first time in 1990 His conviction was overturned by the court of appeals He has been held in jail since 1989 One year later drug interdiction still effective detereni By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer One year after the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force conducted its drug interdiction project on Interstate Highway 35 all of the people arrested have been convicted and officials are calling it a success The twoday project began Dec 9 More than 230 pounds of marijuana was confiscated and more than 11 arrests were made They have all come to trial and all have been said Comal County Sheriff Jack Bre mer executive director of the Alamo Area Nar cotics Task Force One case has been appealed I believe the appeal deals with the constitutionality of the stop Thats the only thing they could challenge The one appealing was probably the best case we he said In every trial they made a motion to sup press The judge ruled in favor of the state each said Bremen The task force did run into some problems with the operation because of attorneys from the American Civil Liberties Union and some talk show hosts in San Antonio questioned the con stitutionality of the stops We have since convinced most of them that it was within the said Bremer We were very pleased with the operation We spent a lot of time researching this before we started We worked with both the district attorney and different federal he said Because of the success of the project Bremer said the task force will probably conduct more traffic stops at another time He said the timing will depend on the man file photo by JOHN HUSETH Last years drug Interdiction saw 230 pounds of marijuana confiscated and 11 arrests were made Safety is one of our primary he said He also said the project helped with the morale of officers Everybody likes to do something It was hard Maintaining the safety of the traveling public requires a lot of he said They deputies are anxious to do it again and we will as soon as the time is he said Bremer estimates pounds of marijuana are north on Interstate Highway 35 on a daily basis Now that the harvest season is over a lot of new marijuana is out on the he said The first project included officers from the sheriffs office the Alamo Area Narcotics Task power available and the construction on the high Force New Braunfels Police Department and way the border patrol Local races beginning to unfold after latest announcements Candidates must file with party to become officially in race By ROSE MARJE EASH Staff Writer Local candidates seeking reelection so far include County Judge Carter Casteel Commis sioners Moe Schwab and NeU Craigmile Announced candidates include Ted Key for the County Judges position Diana Guerrero for the Precinct Justice of the Peace seat and Nile Rei del and John Curtis for the 207th district judge seat vacated by Robert Pfeuffer who is not seeking another term Other positions up for election in the March primary include county treasurer county clerk district clerk justices of the peace state senator lieutenant governor and governor Although announced candidates are not official until they have filed with their respective party chairs to get on the ballot according to the coun ty clerks office Dec 3 through Jan 3 at 6 is the time period allotted for them to do so The filing must be in the county chairs hand at 6 a post mark will not suffice In addition to various meet the candidates events and other political functions the League of Women Voters are planning a candidate forum in February and the HeraldZeitung will run Question and Answer interviews with local candidates which will be published in future editions New Braunfels distance from Austin likely to discourage Apple By JENNIFER RQMPSL Staff Writer Counties and cities across Texas arc putting in their bids to attract Apple Computer we to their and officials fiom the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce have also put forth thejr However Chamber President Tom Pwdum said the executives from Apple have made it clear that they would like to be located within 30 miles of Austin We are out of that he said New Braunfels is 45 miles from Austin Pyrdum said the chamber has sent infor mation ajjout New Braunfels to Apple execu tives Apple Computer Inc had made pi locate in Williamson Courtfy On Tuesday the Williamson County Com roJssjpners Court denied a tax Apple because the companys health inswr ance and benefits cover domestic partners including couples of the same sex with the company have said the vote csuW keep the company fiora building JR WilUamsoo County Hays County officials are putting proposal to present to Apple Computer Inc The proposal is the combmed effort of Cowjcy City of San Marcos other Hays Count ry cities Southwest Texas State University San Marcos Manufacturers Association and Pedemales Electric Cooperativ Todays Texas Lottery numbers are 93136 38 41 47 Jackpot million   

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