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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 16, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas SPORTS PAY Powerful Alamo Heights New eraofifejfs 6653Friday night COUNTDOWN 433 HAYS Semicentennial March 21 184B March 21 INSIDE 4A Letters to the Sports SUNDAY Slninmtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitungl The Nert Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Fred Willard Rebekah Faye Aguirre Diana Bridges Jose Juarez Joan Lopez Ralph L Reed Don V Stigatt PaulB Hammaker JackHaynes James C Stover Brian Griffith Satur MX Ken Bercaw Satur Helen Greln Mary Ellen Landry Lucle Whitehead Jean Hammaker Patrick Walker Dorothy Christy Rob Owen Ber nice Craze Mon Joyce Rapp Mil ton Schmidt Lydia Sel da Mary WIttlams Monday Happy Anniversary to Paul Ellen Borsch Red Stocking Revue on tap Monday The Red Stocking Revue a glitzy extravaganza produced every other year by dedicated New Braunfels citizens to benefit the Community Service Center The Red Stocking Revue is a pop ular benefit because it gives local citizens an opportunity to show casetheir talents and energy kick off tomorrow Monday at 7 in the Fellowship Hall of First Methodist Church Anyone interested in performing in the show serving on a committee or helping in any capacity is invited Goals 2000 Satellite meeting set Tuesday At on Tuesday Jan 18 New Braunfels residents can join communities across the coun try in the Goals 2000 Satellite Meeting a monthly interactive video teleconference for commu nities working to reach the Six National Education The program will be broadcast locally on TCI Cablevision Chan nel 16 Caring for Children committee to meet The next meeting of the Comal County Caring for Children Com mittee will be held at at McKenna Memorial Hospitals board meeting room on Thursday Jan 27 Anyone interested in this pro gram is welcome to attend Workshop planned for Jan 20 The Captain James Jack Chap ter NSDAR will sponsor a genealogy workshop at the Dit tlinger Memorial Library on Jan 20 from 1 pan to 3 Conduct ing the meeting will be Ruth Hub bard registrar and Fair Bell Edwards research chairman The public is invited at no charge Stammtisch invita According to thi Sophunbury Archivtt omtmtmbtn eftim Gvman community Stamntixk rtprtMitita tilting plact for mtmbtn of Om community to gather thaart dayt HopplingWt inviti you to short The winning numbers Lotto 1W516 Jackpot BV UPSET VICTORY The upstart Smith Canyon angers sting aComal page 9A Quilting will be a key f tool for the New Brauntels SesquJcehtefffifel Celebration Local citizens will have a chance to participate in the effort through a quilting contest IB J H Braunfels 75 CENTS Herald 38 Pages In three sections Sunday Jan Serving Coma County for more than 142 years Home of FRED WILLARD THE DISTRICT TWO VOTE Vol 142 Mb 46 If s Serold over Bremer 18 votes prove to be difference in council race By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Local business owner Mary Serold declared a victory last night in the race for the District 2 seat on the New Braunfels City Council Serold won the seat by a margin of 18 votes Unofficial voting counts show 452 District 2 res idents voted for Serold and 434 voted for her opponent former city councilman Dan Bremer Two votes were cast for unqualified or writein candidates A total of 888 people voted This total reflects percent of the total number of voters in District 2 There are voters in the district Serold said she was pleased with the turnout ViV The totals Early voting Memorial Total Serold 211 241 452 Bremer 156 278 434 total votes 886 turnout note then are registered voters in District 2 Bramer recall totals For comparison the following are the voting totals for the Dan Bremer recall election held Nov 2 for District 2 voters Early voting Memorial Total Yes 203 233 436 No 152 242 394 Total votes830 Trn real for thei voters We did it ui J dklitliow she Mtothfrreffll election in November in which mer was ousted from his city council seat Its been from July 1993 to this point and its been a long battle for all of she said Im so pleased the voters are getting out and getting involved With the more voters who get out and the more opinions we get it cant do anything but direct the council persons hi she said I have faith in the human spirit People do care and people do want to do something about Serold said she was not bothered by the narrow margin of votes HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH We won the recall by 42 votes I won this by MaryfSerold embraces campaign volunteer Cathy Price shortly after hearing final results 18 votes Every vote counts even if it had been by of 2 elections Saturday evening Serold won by 18 votes ore vote the majority of people said Serold months until her seat will be up for election She and some peacefulness in the city council and Serold will be sworn into office on Jan 24 said she will immediately begin helping to unite peacefulness in the residents of District she during the regular city council meeting She will the council said complete Bremers term and will serve for 16 I would like to hopefully ensure some healing Serold said everyone in the district even those who voted for her opponent are welcome to call her anytime Anyone can always call me We can talk I want to know their feelings about different things Its then she said Serold will continue to hold neighborhood meetings to discuss issues with constituents She said Ae meetings held on Sun day afternoons after Jia cowKa the second and fourth Mon days of each month They can come to the meeting or can voice concerns on the she said The seat for District 2 was left vacant after Bremer was recalled from the position on Nov 2 Records show 830 people voted in the recall election In that election 436 people voted for the recall and 394 voted against it The effort to have Bremer recalled was led by a committee of District 2 residents including Serold Efforts to contact Bremer were unsuccessful as of press time Saturday The city council will canvass the votes on Tuesday Because me margin of votes for Serold versus votes for Bremer is less man 10 percent Bre mer can ask for a recount of the ballots Bush to speak Tuesday in NB By ROSE MARIE HASH Staff Writer The New Braunfels Republican Womens Club will host gubernator ial candidate George W Bush as their special guest speaker at the 30th Anniversary Dinner scheduled for Jan 18 Bush is a man aging partner of the Texas Rangers baseball organization He led a group of business partners in purchasing the Rangers in 1989 and they are now building a new stadium The Ballpark in Arlington which will open irj April of this year In 1975 Bush founded and became chief executive officer of Bush Explo ration a Midlandbased oil and gas company m 1975 Bush ran for Con gress in 1978 in West Texas and was narrowly defeated by Kent Hance Bush Exploration merged with Spectrum 7 Energy Corporation in 1983 and was run by Bush until it merged with Hwken Energy Compa ny in 1987 He now serves on the boards of Tom Brown Midland energy company and of Catcrair Interna tional an airservice business Antiquefest Coming this week W 1PW flP W The New Brauntels HeratiZeitung will feature a weeklong informational series on 1994 tax til ings beginning Tuesday Everything from IRAs to child care wil be included Iwkfgr it each day next week in the Residents county and railroad officials discuss access at Deer Park By ROSE MARIE EASH Stan Writer Residents of the Deer Park subdi vision county officials and railroad officials met Friday at the Bunker Street railroad crossing to discuss the options available for providing access to the area At Commissioners Court on Thurs day about 20 residents had voiced their concern over the inconvenience and lack of emergency access to their area when trains block the crossing for extended periods of time They requested that me county take some action on the issue and at Friday mornings meeting three options were discussed According to Tom Horosetb Coun ty Engineer they include construction of a road on the east side of the cross ing to an existing trestle that could be used M an underpass the construction IPWpwMp Ipfflf iHI track heading west towards oldNacog docbes Road and constructing a road connecting Bunker to Coyote Run allowing access through another exist ing trestle Hornaeth said there were proUcrns wSiU three however Two of THFxf fKHWI Run privately owned but ill three arc being explored to addreai the prob lem The Bunker St crossing is in Com missioner Neil Craigmiles precinct and he expressed his feeling of encour agement after Fridays meeting Im encouraged that Felix Lopez the railroad superintendent for this area1 came to the meeting said Craigmile They seem to understand that we are seriously concerned about this and I think that is good news for us I hope we will have some cost esti mates on alternative rqutes next week I think that will be our best option We hope to get some help from the railroad with Bob PulUn a sevenyear resident of the area said residents would continue to rnonitor the trains and the countys progress on the problem Were finally fed Pullin said Were all keeping track of how often we arc stopped and for how long We plan to thg fnftrmaiftn nwith ly The sheriff said that he receives about 20 caUs g month on PulUn said residents are hopeful that a quarter inite of road to tnesjby trestle may provide the solution Although major construction it cxpeo irve Pullin asked what dollar amount can you put on a childs life if Looking for a bargain See the HcrtldZcitung Classifieds
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