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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 28, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                FRIDAY Cougerettes host Tivy in showdown Sports page 9 10 50 COUNTDOWNi 421 DAYS Sesqulcentennla March 21 1845 March 21 1995 NewBraunfels 16 Pages in one section Jan Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of JENNIFER ANTON I Vol 142 No 56 INSIDE Archives 5 Sports Slammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Adellna Pirn Ed Home Rodle Decker Jennifer Anton and Sandy Morales Happy belated birthdays to Mary Juarez 125 and Sgt David Moreno Happy 27th anniversary to Tim and Charlene Pittman Nursing program set for Feb 1 at NBISD RNs andLVNs Earn Contact hours Nursing Law be held on Feb at NBISD Education Center 430 West Mill Street Time This has been approved by Texas Nurses Assoc for hours Call 210 6206200 for more information Use back door entrance ND Retired Teachers meet Feb 2 The New Braunfels Retired iTeachers Association will meet Wednesday Fefc 2 in the NBISD Education Center Board Room The business meeting and pro gram will begin at 10 pro ceeded by cookies at The program will sist of a discussion and slide pre sentation on wildflowers present ed by Dick Henderson Army band to perform free concert The HeraldZeitung will spon sor a performance by the Army Ground Forces Band of Fort McPherson GA at Sat urday Feb 12 at the New Braun fels High School Auditorium Admission is free but a ticket will be required Pick up a ticket at the HeraldZeitung office 707 Landa St during business hours Monday to Friday Winter Texan dinner at Cross Lutheran Cross Lutheran Church 169 S Hickory will hold its annual Win ter Texans Dinner Sunday Feb 6 Dinner served from 5 to Spaghetti salad dessert entetainment and fellowship will be served up A free will offering will be accepted Call 6253666 Citywide garage sale The New Braunfels Childrens Museum will host a citywide garage sale at the Civic Center Sunday Feb 27 from 10 to 5 Booth fees are Individu als and organizations will keepjul proceeds from booth sales To sign up or get more information call 6200939 Craft show booths available The Ladies Auxiliary to VFW Post 7110 is sponsoring an arts and craft show at the VFW Post Home on Peace Aveneu March 5 and 6 Post members should reserve space by 5 Cost is per table plus an item for the raf fle Others can rent booths alter Feb 5 Call 6256143 or 625 7502 to reserve space Stanuntiscb ittnu to According to Soptimburs AnUvu cfltu Gtrman community rtpratntt 9 lilting tlK community to gothtr end hepptnhti utvitt you Billy Turner of the Strand made a name for himself on his 1993 Hair HeraldZeltun9 JOHN HAIR TOUR 93 Billy Turner goes on a different kind of tour By JENNIFER ROMPEt Staff Writer Hemaynotbeantemberofanck band or musician but local ue to jnake his name known tasr Turneii owner Tqrner traveled across the country teaching other stylists about new techniques products and ways to manage Turner 29 said he sometimes goes from salon to Salon and sometimes travels to trade It can be one on one or all the way up to major said he mainly teaches strategies to help salons work more likebusinesses by instigating pro grams like retirement insurance and savings programs Those are things we dont nor mally see in the salon industry he said Everyone has a different gig My forte is cutting hair and business t He also teaches about the latest trends product lines team building and environmental tips Turner said he has recently been teaching tography techniques Weve been getting into a lot of he said Its the quickest way for a hair dresser to get 1 Turner saidhe also teaches hair dressers hotf to talk to photogra ft helps us by hayingknowledge of photography to convey what we are trying to get he said He explained the salon business a billion dollar industry has been void of leadership for several years Now its just a mix of people and salons have become very he said Weve taken a look at business and how to serve the client People are getting much more knowledge able about what they should be get ting According to statistics there are going to be fewer and fewer busi nesses that people will leave their homes to go service indus try will become he said The tour covered cities such as Los Angeles Chicago New York Minneapolis Dallas Hous ton New Orleans and Long Beach Turner said he sometimes conducts the presentations by himself and sometimes hires a support team This last tour was sponsored by Aveda however Turner said he is begin ning to do more presentations under his name During 1993 Turner spent an aver age of five to six days per month in Hew Braunfels However he said he I moved back here to reestablish a foundation with my family and he said Its also nice to get off the Turner said he gave his first hair cut when he was 14 years old His mother is also a hair stylist and cur rently manages The Strand He said his mother was a driving force in his efforts to educate hair stylists about business techniques I saw my mother raise kids while working in a salon and not have the opportunities that should be given in a he said Turner has owned The Strand for three years He has trained with Vidal Sassoon Toni Guy Kaltieri Gra ham Webb and severaXother promi nent salons In April he plans to travel to Lon don to train with both Yidal Sassoon and Toni Guy Speakers tell CISD board to quit bickering By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The public expressed their frustration with what one speaker called petty personal problems on the Comal Inde pendent School District board of trustees at Thursday nights board meeting In response to a discussion on the appropriateness of Tom Potter return ing as a voting board member speaker made it clear the board should be addressing educational issues rather than trying to shoot each other down Three people attending the meeting spoke on the issue Scott Watson said the discussion was a waste of time1 because it had been clear to him at that board meeting that it was appropriate for Potter to resume his seat Twyla Walters said These petty personal problems have no place She said you need to put them in your back pocket and sit on it These petty personal have no place here You need to put them In your back pocket and sit on it V Tom Potter member according to the districts attorney No vote was necessary and although none was taken the discussion on the subject involved all the board mem bers and Middleton said there was a consensus to advise Potter that he was still a board member Her said when he did so Potter told him he had not decided whether he would return or when so Middleton had no prior knowledge of that but it Bill Smith told the board they should all go back and read the manuals on how resignations are handled its very The Potter issue was raised by board member Douglas Kirk Kirk asked whether or not it was legal or ethical for Potter to return to the board Kirk said no vote was taken to reinstate him and according to various sources he had consulted Potter should not be reinstated Kirk had abstained from voting in the last board meeting when Potter returned because he said he was concerned about whether the votes would be considered legal if ter voted President of the board Jim Middleton said it was not an issue He said he had asked for a legal opinion prior to the vote on whether or not a new board member would be appointed Superin tendent Major had confirmed at that meeting that if the board chose not to replace Potter he would remain a voting Allof them askedihe board to stop on such issues and get back to the real purpose of the to help educate the children in the dis trict In other business patron Gloria Her rera asked for an explanation of the resolution of the illegal dumpsite at Smithson Valley Middle School Roy Linnartz responded that it had been cleaned up and both the county and the Texas Natural Resources and Con servation Commission were satisfied with the cleanup Superintendent Jerry Majors con tract was extended despite Kirk and Thomas Braces objections Kirk abstained and Bruce voted against the extension They wanted the board to wait another six months before evalu ating Major Kirk withdrew an agenda item call ing for reorganization of the board offi cers The meeting lasted until well passed LETCO honored with national award By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer LETCO International was hon ored Wednesday when it was presented the 1993 Vaaler Award from Chemical Processing Mag The Vaaler Award honors the chemical industrysmost innov ative developments Only 30 of the awards were presented nationwide this year LETCO which manufactures electrical heat tracing cable won the award for its development of an autqmatic metering system that provides a means of regu lating the amount of electrical heat supplied to a heat tracing or Dr James Patas of LETCO International was for mally presented with the award at a special ceremony in Honors Hall The award was presented by Jim Longton of Chemical Pro cessing Magazine According to Longton the Vaalor Award was started in 1964 and is named in honor of John C Vaalor former editor in chief of the magazine Longton said the entries are judged by 60 people involved in the chemical industry Theentries must be significant to process ing be original and be useful for those people in the chemical pro cessing industry Patas purchased LETCO Inter national in 1988 He said the idea for the new product occurred the same year We presented it to the Department of Energy They saw its merit and funded it for devel opment From there the produc tion he said Patas said LETCO has spent more than in develop ing the new product Our profits have been narrow because we were spending it in developing this he said LETCO International recent ly announced mat it wJl be mov ing its manufacturing facility from McQueeney to New Braun fels The company will be com bining its administrative offices and manufacturing facility The administrative offices are cur rently located 160 S Guen ther Avenue We think we are on the photo ROMPEL Jim Longton trw award to Dr FitM said Patas It is very gratifying to us after all this hard work to have a product we devel oped honored by virtue of this Vaaler Award Patas also recognized other employees of LETCO who worked on the project They are Mike Welsch and Tim Vachon The amount of sales of the automatic metering system has grown during the past three Last year 50 of the systems were sold The system when used in a heat tracing application can result in significant power savings because ofthe ability to regulate heat input in relation to the ambi ent temperature An independent third party that tested the unit predicted significant reduction of energy consumption when com pared to current methods of ther mostatic control The least amount of savings recorded was 44 percent and the most was 74 percent Get em while theyre hot Super Bowl programs available at Herald office Saturday morning Normally closed on Saturday the HeraldZeitung will be open from 8 until noon tomorrow to make available the official Super Bowl program Comal County residents have purchased some 400 of the programs since they became available earlier this week exhausting the newspapers initial order But the HeraldZeitung has been able to secure addi tional programs Those were delivered late Thursday evening Weve been amazed at the enthusiasm that has greet ed the HeraldZeitung Publisher David Sul lens said Friday morning cd on glossy paper with highresolution color pho tographs throughout they include uvdepth statistics and ups and numerical rosters flayer photos numerous fea tures on both teams and on the Super Bowl aphoto graphic review of the 1993 season a wcekbyweek of the season ProBowl rosters and much mow This ii the same program that will be sold at the Georgia Pome in Atianta Sullens said Were delighted to be able to make it possible for Herald Zeitung readers to have it when they sit down to watch the it Sullen said many people have bought multiple copies Looking for a bargain See the HerafcfZeifung   

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