Tuesday, February 1, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 1, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Action Center serving Canyon Lake for 12 years R3 COUNTDOWN 417 DAYS NewBfaunfett Sesquteentefihlal March 10 Pages in One section Tuesday Feb Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of MARK COLE INSIDE 2 3 Sports Slnmmtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung Ine ttew Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following Inrthday wishes to Andrew Lowke LE Abernathy Mark Cole Nancy Spence Maria Ortiz James Atkins John Gibson Karen Moore Smith Tom Spicer Guada Coma Garden Club to meet Feb 8 Guada Coma Garden Club will meet Feb 8 at 2 in the Park Conference Room Immediately afterthe meeting Arbor Day will be observed planting a tree in tanda Park Arboretum NB Retired Teachers to meet Feb 2 The New Braunfels Retired Teachers Association will meet tomorrow Feb 2 in the NBISD Education Center Board Room The business meeting and pro gram will begin at 10 pro ceeded by coffee cookies at The program will con sist of a discussion and slide pre sentation present ed by Dick Henderson Hummel Museum dinner V The Hummel Museum Volun teer Recognitiqn Dinner will be held Monday Feb 7 at at the China Kitchen Spouses are welcome Attendees can order a la carte and pay as they go RSVP no later than 12 Feb 5 to Ursula at 6255636 or Ernestine at 6293955 Eagles Hall hosting Dist II convention Eagles Hall will be holding the District HI convention on Friday Feb 4 through Sunday Feb 6 For more information call 625 7243 New support group forming for learning disabled Anyone with a family member who has a learning disability can call and find out about a new sup portgroup Call Shay at 6204316 or Leigh at 6292232 after NBISD hosting Tri County textbook hearing Thursday The TriCounty textbook hear ing will be held at New Braunfels High School from to in the B wing in the new part of the school on the right side of the building when facing Textbook publishers will be on hand to describe the various fea tures of their texts and accompa nying materials and answer ques For more information call Mike Fitsko at 6206200 erald Zeitung invites its readers to sub mit items to Stammtisch Affording to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the represents a sitting members of the nity to softer and share the days We invite you to Cold front pushes snow sleet and cold temperature across Hill Country By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Officials reports from the National Weather Service show there was no snow in the Comal County area on Monday night however several areas of the city are believed to have been hit by snow flurries 1 Officials from the National Weather Service said they did not receive any reports of snow from weather reporters in the Comal County area However they said there was light snow in San Antonio and heavier snow in Austin This is an indication that were probably some flurries in Comal County officials said No accumulation of snow was reported Western parts of the county saw some light sleet and freezing rain The temperature got as low as 33 degrees last night according to official reports Tonights temperatures are reported to be much lower sibly in the teens this evening Todays forecast predicts high temperatures in the lower 40s ai northeast wind at 10 mitesper hour and cloudy skies Officials said snow may be likely again this afternoon Clouds will dear out later tonight and tomorrow is expect ed sunny with highs in the 50s Winds are expected to be out of the north east HeraldZohuna photo by JOHN HUSETH The chance of snow will be gone by tomorrow Temperatures In New Braunfels dipped below 32 degrees during the day Texas Department of Transportation are Monday and Into the 20s last night Snow and sleet were seen all over providing several tops for driving in winter weather If tha area last night but no accumulations were reported roads become icy drivers should reduce their speed and increase their distance from the vehicle ahead They should also avoid abrupt stopping or locking of brakes watch ice on bridges and in shady areas avoid unnecessary trav el and avoid sharp turns Elsewhere in Texas snow accumulations of up to 10 inches were reported in the panhandle and two inches as far south as San Angelo and the Permian Basin Clarendon reported 10 inches of snow whilejeight inch es were reported at Matador seven inches at Borger and six inches at Dalhart High temperatures reported yesterday ranged from 19 at Amarillo to 60 at Port Isabel with winds mostly northerly at five to 15 miles per hour Light snow or sleet was expected through Tuesday in South Texas with light snow in the north Guadalupe Moun tains and Big Bend and more flurries in the west Approximately 15 inches of snow was reported in Sil verton a community located about 70 miles southeast of Amarillo with snow drifts of up to five feet Schools were closed in Amarillo due to bad road condi tions A chance of rain will exist into Friday for the Hill try area according to the weather service However clear skies will be possible Thursday and a slight warming trend could keep termperatures in the 40s through the end of the week Several vehicle accidents were reported along I4Q in the panhandle due to the bad conditions However no injuries were reported from those acck dents New Braunfels Pennies for software remains in 4A on viigm staff reports speculation is over Trie University Interscholastic League the governing body of high school athletics announced this morn ing that New Braunfels High School would remain in District 284A with Canyon and Smithson Valley Early speculation indicated that New Braunfels would be propelled into class 5A in a district with San Antonio 5A schools However expanded class 4A by raising the maximum enroll ment requirements which enabled New Braunfels High to remain in 4A by only eight students The 4A cut off had been when the last reshuf fling was done two years ago This year that mark was raised to with New Braunfels being counted for District 284A was revamped with newcomers Bastrop Hays Buda and Lockhart being welcomed aboard while Alamo Heights Boeme Schertz Clemens and Kerrville Tivy being casted into district 274A with Fred ericksburg Burbank Fox Tech Sam Houston Uvalde was placed in district 29 4A with Floresville Pleasanton and San Antonio Edgewood HefaktZaHung photo by JOHN HUSETH Bobbl Rucker a teller at citizens Bank counts pennies for Lone Star Primary students Shelley Turpln Sarah Brandt and Marina Hansan Lont Star students have been collecting the pennies as part of a fundraiser to purchase software for the school The students have also used the nannies for math problems and games According to Citizens Bank teller Pat Tlmmermann the students collected pennies Preparations for Sesquicentennial underway with focus on raising funds By MARIE DAWSON Special to the HeraldZeitung Preparations for the Sesquicentennial celebra tion in New Braunfels 1995 are under way with great enthusiasm and fervor Plans have been made for everything fiom trail ride ftora Indi anola the site of the first landing of German immigrants to Texas to a time capsule pictures of New Braunfels past will be created and placed as a mural on one of the citys build ings Parades historical home tours antique cars visitors from Germany concerts Easter celebrations and theatrical productions are planned with many other things in between Qinjpn Brandt is building of New Braun fels in various stages of its history Just for openers the steering committee is comr Organizations Doyle Krueger Host Bobbie Pur dum Historical Advisory Carroll Hoffman Events Benno Engel Germany Exchange Joe Worl Publicity 9enno Engel Germany Exchange Visit and Jim Scheele Staff And thats just the beginning The community has already heard about the commemorative quilt and in general about some of the festivities planned There will be much publicity to cover all the individual events as time goes oa Everyone will be informed of the progress being made with each endeavor Now in order to carry all this off you know what that means Money Granted the Sesquicentennial opening events will not begin until 1995 but in order to get everything moving right now and it takes a lot of time to organize implement and complete the torical 150th Anniversary roust take place Following umetting on Feb 7 Finance Divi sion Vice Chainrmn Dennis NtHeitkamp and his committee of very influential citizens will be sending out letters to clubs organizations busi nesses and individuals in a concerted effort to raise funds for this important event By way of introduction and in order for die community to know who is involved in the fund raising and who might be contacting them mem bers of the fundraising committee are lead by Herb Skoog as general chairman and Dennis Heitkamp as Finance Division vice chairman Dr Carlos Campos will be at the helm of the fundraising Project The entire project consists of the following chairperson in New Braunfels Bennic Bock 0 Sponsorships out of town Francis Ifuff SouwnJa Pn grams with Iris Schumann on Souvenirs andPam Brandt on Programs Dennis Htitkamp Speakers Bureau and Brochure as well as Budget Barry Williams Industrial Melvin Jochec Clubi and Organiyafjons Charlene Fischer Individual Mem berships Mary Ann Hollmig Memorials Gene Chollett Small Business and Ann KuehJcr Professional Business What a roster And thats only the fundraising committee Joe Wort and Dennis Heitkamp said that sidering what has already been done and what is currently being done the Fountain planting of trees tree lighting and the formation of com pie are involved in the preparation presentation and production of the All can see the need for money and the need for rnorcysooTL These be accorn been set to accornpUshtte budget nil of Of course money will be accept afta that time rjut essentially most of it needs to be with the Braunfels Foundation twttyMy to older proceed with the events which will be taking considerable time to 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