Wednesday, January 5, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 5, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY Unicorns retain undefeated district record O CENTS COUNTDOWNi 442 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial WO March M1 1BH 627 E YAH DELL DR New Bratinfels raid 16 Pages In one sei Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of CAMERON BRADFUTE I Vol 142 No 35 INSIDE Letters to the Arts Sports Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes toJLarry Rheln laender Kevin Scott Helen Dear sam Vera Franke Wilbur Wied ing Cutter Jeremy David son Mary Sledge Carmen Riones Timothy Davis John Mclntyre Adult Education class registration Registration fro Adult Educa tion and Literacy classes begin today and continue through Jan 13 at the following places and times Lone Star Elementary 144 Hidalgo rooms 27 29 Monday and Wednesay from 7 to 9 GED and English as a Sec ond Language classes New Braunfels High School Loop 337 room C3 Tuesday Thursday from 7 to 9 GED only Community Service Center 132 Caddell St GED Monday through Thursday 9 to 4 ESL Tuesday Thursay 7 to 9 Bulverde Call Nancy Poe at 9807854 Mountain ValleyCall Amj Toussaint at 8335336 or 885 7674 For more information call 629 Class es are free to adults in New Braunfels DRT to sponsor special seminar The Daughters of the Republic of Texas District VIII is sponsor ing a genealogical seminar featur ing Mr Brent Holcomb as the dis tinguished speaker He will keep us all engrossed in his lectures about South Carolina He is a native of Clinton and has spoken all through the south from Maryland to Texas in Colorado on the west coast and at several national conferences The seminar will be held at the Terrace 200 Academy in Austin The cost is This charge includes luncheon Four names for surname list and the registra tion fee may be sent to Sharon Hardin 4205 Wildwood Austin Texas 78722 before Feb 4 Late registration at the door will be The proceeds from the seminar will be donated by District Vffl DRT to the French Legation Museum 820 San Marcos Austin Troutfest 1994 set for Jan 6 at Landa Troutfest 1994 sponsored by the City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will be held at the Landa Park spring fed pool Jan 6 through Jaa 16 The program is for the disabled and Comal County residents to fish for rainbow trout and for channel catfish The channel cat fish will arrive on Friday Jaa 7 Times for the Troutfest are form 4 to 8 weekdays and from 10 to 8 week ends 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 hap penings We invite you to share with Stats show violent crime increased in 93 By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Overall major crimes in the city of New Braun fels appear to be on the according to statistics released by the New Braunfels Police Department However violent crimes increased through the year statistics indicate The number of major crimes decreased by 12 from 1992 to 1993 Statistics show major crimes were reported in 1992 and were reported in 1993 Hcaden said the increase in violent crimes may be a sign of the times He also said the increase in sexual assaults may be the result of women feel ing more comfortable about reporting them Those kind of numbers go up and down Its a sign of the times There is no way to control he said Murders increased from zero in 1992 to two in 1993 Sexual assaults increased from 21 to 34 Robberies increased from 20 to 27 Assaults increased from 596 to 772 and arsons increased Overall major crimes decreased during year from three to four The number of property crimes appears to be on the decline in the city of New Braunfels Hcaden said the overall decrease in crime is encouraging and attributed the decreases in bur glaries to the citys neighborhood watch pro grams and to the work of officers The watch programs are really working and are working he said People are reporting suspicious For the neighborhood watches this is some thing for them to be proud he said Burglaries decreased from 809 in 1992 to 601 in 1993 In this category burglaries of a habitation decreased from 179 to 149 burglaries of a non habitation decreased from 203 to 135 burglaries of a motor vehicle decreased from 357 to 321 and other burglaries coinoperated machines decreased from 70 to 36 Incidents of theft and shoplifting decreased from to Auto thefts decreased 167 to 163 Arrests of juveniles increased by 120 In 1992 261 juveniles were arrested In juve niles were arrested This is a period of time when more juveniles are into more than what they might have been in the said Headen Total arrests were up from to Arrests for driving while intoxicated were up from 113 to 128 In addition total calls for ser vice including police fire and EMS calls were up from to We dont want to get over confident but it is encouraging that major crimes are down Calls for service are still up and the demand on our time gets greater and said Headen Violent crimes in 93 Crime 93 total 92 total Murder 2 0 Sexual Assault 34 21 Robberies 27 20 Assault 772 596 Arson 4 3 Other crimes reported Juvenile arrests 381 261 DWI 128 113 Burglaries 601 809 Total police fire EMS calls Source New Braunfels Police Department Were hopeful we can keep crime down through aggressive work community policing and working with he said Tuesday mishap Ai j i i photo by JOHN HUSETH At accident took place yesterday at 1130 near Oak Pun Parkway and the 1800 block of Hwy 46 W where a 1991 Ford Crown Vlctorlf driven by Raul Valdez Munoz struck a utility pole while attempting to avoid traffic In making a left turn Though no Incapacitating Injuries were reported Munoz1 wife 69year old Louisa Munoz was taken by EtdS personnel to McKenna Memorial Hospital i 13th annual Bridal Fair extends tips information to prospective brides Board of education to consider ending efforts to revise ESR By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The State Board of Education will meet on Friday Jan 7 to consider a request for approval of action to direct the Commissioner of Education to cease work on the revision of Educa tion for SelfResponsibility I Preven tion of SchoolAge Pregnancy and Education for SelfResponsibility JJJ Prevention of and Other Communicable Diseases It has generated a lot of controver said Jerry Major Comal Inde pendent School District Superinten dent It has some good things and some that are questionable It doesnt affect anything were doing Were going to continue to do what weve been it through our secondary level health According to the agenda published the item was placed on the agenda at the request of board member Hasie The agenda notes that the board has received public input on these materi als over the past several months Weve got our own program that we designed with our local Bradberry Superinten dent of New Braunfels Independent School District The smart school dis tricts work with their local people to design these type programs because theyre very sensitive type programs We did it three or four years ago its kind of behind The board meets at 1 in the William B Travis Building Room 1 North Congress Avenue NBISD school board presented report on Throwaway Children By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees heard a report from Dr Carlos Campos on throwaway at their regular meeting held Tuesday night Dr Campos a member of the 1992 93 Leadership New Braunfels class and currently a member of the State Board of Medical Examiners pre sented a video discussion held by the Leadership New Braunfels team who did a report with Joe Rogers principal of Smithson Valley High School Frank Allen of the Juvenile Probation Office and various other community leaders on their perspective of the probX lem homeless youth in New Braun fels Dr Campos said as a result of their research the team was recommending a youth center alternative schools and more community involvement with the schools The presentation was given to Comal County Commissioners during the The board took no action and there was no public comment By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer Calla lilies and carriages swans of sculpted ice gowns of silks and laces and girls with fresh young faces last nights 13th annual Bridal Fair sponsored by the New Braunfels Bridal Fair Association had something for everyone Vendors from Austin San Antonio and the local area showed the prospec tive couples the latest in gowns wed ding cakes and capturing all those memories on film or video There were caterers with savory tid bits sweet and tart lemon squares decadent chocolate and nut confec tions and beautiful sweet wedding cakes Some of the new things included preserving your wedding bouquet and reconstructing it as a dried flower arrangement mounted in a beautiful shadow box a perfect wall decora tion full of memories Participants were shown several i good ideas that will work for anniver sary parties vacations and birthdays as well as for weddings Participants were also able to enjoy romantic music some tasty food and the beautiful show of fairy tale gowns The HeraldZeitung will include a special Bridal section in the Jan 20 edition of the paper Klm wiison m For news subscription or advertising information call 6259144