Friday, March 18, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 18, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas t i PASO TX FRIDAY Cougar soccer team opens bidtetrict playoffs tonights see Page 15 New Braunfels Sefvlng ComaJ County for more than 142 years Home of KATRINA aeon Sports Day The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from HeraldZettungl The New Browtfcls Herald Zeitung extends the following irthday wishes to James Doerr Marvin Fey Monroe 3 tikhaelj Fox Jr 65 yean and MM Garcia and Hap y fiveyear anniversary to Mward and Gloria Sanchez NARFE meets today at Senior Center The National Association of red Federal Employees meets Friday at at the Senior Citizens Center The program will 36 conducted bythe New Braun fels Police Department Refresh ments will be served Republican Women meeting scheduled The New Braunfels Republican Women will hold their monthly luncheon and meeting at 12 on March at Molly Joes restaurant The guest speaker will Braunfels City Council She will be speaking on parlia mentary procedures r Branch Lodge members to taketrip Spring Branch Lodge will meet at the lodge home on Sun day March 20 at aim to go by caravan to the Altenheim at Comfort Lunch will be served during the trip Members are asked to bring chips dips and cookies for the home residents Red Cross volunteers to meet March 21 The general meeting of the Red Cross Volunteers hospital and nursing homes will be held March 21 at in the Garza St classroom All volun teers are urged to attend White Cane Drive Is this weekend March 19 and 20 Saturday and Sunday the New Braunfels Noon Lions Club will be holding their annual White Cane Drive Money coUecfcd during tiwse dri ves are used locally for eye screen ing of Comal County school chil dren eyeglasses for children of low income to support the Lions eye bank in Austin Lion Lioness and Leo volunteers will be located at the following stores Handy Andy HEB KMart Krauscs WalMart and both Wuests stores Comal County Democrats to meet The Comal Chapter of Texas Democratic Women meet March 22 at at Comal Bowl Susan Zinn of Texas Legal Aid will speak on health care reform Call KristieHayduk at 6081947 for information The Comal Coun ty Democrat will meet at Comal Bowl at to discuss the upcoming rurwff and general deepens and the upcoming coun ty convention Call Gloria Sasser at 6200864 for Both meetings are open 19 the public s just around the corner w f i i v Promotion of the upcoming lied Stocking Revue set for June 17 18 and 19 at the New Braunfels Civic Center began at a recent meeting of the New Braunfels Rotary Club In the upper photo Harry Myers left and Don Kennedy singing number at the Rotary luncheon from the coming event give a glimpse of what is to come Roselyn Usk lower photo performed a com edy routine The first event con nected With the Revue which Is staged only every two years i will be the Meet the Directors party set for May Students get a taste of business world at Shadow Program Students learn about physical therapy at McKenna Hospital Plcturedare Robin James physical therapist Wade Farmer and student Brooklynne Duffy spotlight Canyon High School stu dent Jonathan OMalley shows his Huron hog dur ing the swine competition at the 26th annual 4H and FFA Stock Show sponsored by the Comal County Junior Livestock Show Association The show continues today and Saturday at the Comal County Fairgrounds HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Pink ribbons to fly in city The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerces Shadow program for the spring semester was held Thursday and more than SO businesses participated Approximately 120 eighthgraders from New Braunfels and Canyon Middle Schools participated in theprograrn The day began with akickoff breakfast at New Braunfels Middle School Both students and profes sionals were present at the breakfast Students spent the rest of the day with the business sponsor learning about their job and free enterprise system The New Braunfels Chambers Partnership Committee plans the twice yearly event according to Rusty Brockman who chairs the committee Next semester Canyon Lake Chamber of Com merce members have agreed to join the program and will sponsor Smithson Valley Middle School students We also are working with the Canyon Lake Chamber on the Perfect Attendance Card Program for the fifth and sixth said Brockman The Partnership Committee also was instrumental in the formation of the Greater New Braunfels Communities in Schools program last year Other areas of education involvement include curriculum reform teacher appreciation and dropout prevention Businesses and organizations participating in the program include Bluebonnet Motors BonWorth Minute Change Cemcorp Centex Office Center Citizens Bank Cpleman Company Coleman Electric Co Comal County Attor neys Commissioners Comal County Office Comal County Judge District Court Judge Comal Independent School District Consumer Credit Counseling Service Creekview Veterinary Clinic Detex Corporation Eden Home Fischer Veterinary Clinic Gristmill Restaurant Inverness Counsel Lararge Corp and William T Lee DDS Other groups participating include Matthews and Branscomb PC Don Maxwell Chevrolet Mayo Investments McKenna Memorial Hospital Mission Valley Textiles Molly Joes Catering Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Greater New Braunfels Communities in Schools Nationwide Insurance New Braunfels Factory Stores New Braunfels Police Department New Braunfels Resorts New Braunfels Utilities and Oasis Advertising By ROGER CROTEAU City Editor Pink ribbons will be fly ing from car antennas all over Comal County if Krizan Byxbee has her way Byxbee a Canyon Lake hair stylist is urging residents to tie pink ribbons to their can to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month Byxbee said she hopes the pink ribbon campaign will draw attention to and build interest in the rally planned for the Plaza at 2 on April 2 to marie the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month She also hopes to draw attention to the Anarae Weinman rape case Weinman reported that she was raped in her home New Years night but the case was not prosecuted Weinman complained mat not only was the case not prosecuted but that Reimer told her she should be ashamed of her self I think it is time for the public to speak out and say it is not OK that these crimes not only go unpunished but they dont even get into the Byxbee said I thought it showed a great amount of insensitivity on the part of the district attorney and specifically a lack of pro Byxbee is asking residents to find or buy pink ribbons for their cars Ribbons can also be picked up at the Comal County Womens Center on San Antonio Street Anyone who wants infor mation on the pink ribbon campaign can call Byxbee at 8997291 or Kristen Seibcrt at the Comal County Womens Center a 6207520 Sexual assault is a crime that affects all women of all ages and all backgrounds I especially urge men to stand up and say Were not going to allow this to happen any Greg Nazler shows different probes to student Jot Sosa Pogr Thuriday HUSETH Major crimes in New Braunfels increased in February By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer The number of major crimes increased in February 1994 accord ing to statistics released by the New Braunfels Police Department this week The stelWcs compare the number of crimes in February 1994 to February 1993 crimes in February 1994 numbered 192 This is up from 157 February 1993 Almost all categories showed an increase I dpereaw in major crime was reported however at that time New Braunftls Police Chief Dick Headen said numbers will fluctuate ftom season to season and can increase easily Within the pategory of major oimes increases were reported in sexual assaults robberies assaults total bur glaries thenVshoplifong and auto theft The ody two showing increases were murders and arsons which remained the same at zero The following statistics compare Febiuajy 1994 to Febjuwy 1993 Sexual assaults were up from zero totwo Robberies increased ftom zero to one Assaults increased from 45 to 63 Total burglaries increased from 35 to 42 Within this category burglaries of a habitation were down from 10 to two Burglaries of a nonhabitation were down from 10 to six Burglaries of motor vehicles were up from 14 to 20 and other burglaries coinoperated machines were up from one to Incidents of theft or shoplifting increased slightly from 72 to 73 Auto thefts were up ftom five to 11 Total calls for service showed a slight increase Police and fire and IMS calls combined increased ftom in 1993 to in February The total number of 911 calls increased from 883 in February 1993 to in February 1994 Total arrests increased from 168 to 181 In this category arrests of juveniles increased ftom 21 to 41 Statistics show 140 adults were arrested The toiil number of criminal es increased from 300 to 317 Total reports processed increased from 622 to629 k Arrests for driving while intoxicated decreased from 10 IB eight Traffic accidents increased from 91 to 151 No fatalities were reported in either month A new statistic added to the report included firearm transactions required recocded in February 1994 Look for Horizons 1994 coming March 27 in the HeraldZeitung