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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 25, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas Unicorns host Austin Reagan here today for sectional title See P 5 50 COUNTDOWN 361 DAYS New Braunfels Seequlcentennlal MariJh March New Braunfels Herald 4 Ii 0 l 6 I O 9 9 T 1 oM YAHOF I 16 Paged In section Friday March Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of BENITO F CASTlllEJA JR 142 No 94 Sports Church The Stani mtisch lay wishM from the HeraldZeltungl The New Braunfels Herald Zeiiung extendslhe following birthday wishes to BenitoF CastiUeJa Belinda VUlamal Mttlett Jesus H Hernandez Ralph Martinez OlgaO Diaz Ellta Usk Helen Axe Orte Williamson Pat Brauii Eleanor Brookover DorlseSchmuck Rosalyn Sterling Tomasa Morales Mallory Miner Happy Anniversary to Sandy arid Tomasa Morales Rummage bake sale scheduled The George A Garcia VFW Post 11050 Ladies Auxiliary will be having a rummage bake on Saturday March 26 at parking lot from 8 until 3 NBPC to host Good Friday services The community Good Friday will be observed at New Braunfels Presbyterian Church on 1 at Clergy and laity fromimany New Braunfels churches will par from the About 30minutes in duration the service is designed to allow people to attend during the noon hour without interupting their work schedules The public is invited Lake Dunlap group to host garage sale A large garage sale will be held at Southbank subdivision club house on Saturday March 26 from 9 to to benefit residents of Lake Dunlap in their fight against hydrilla plant prob lems Residents planning to partici pate in the sale should have their items for sell at the clubhouse on Friday March 25 between 12 and 6 so that those items can be priced Residents can also help by pur chasing a Preserve Lake Dunlap Donation Those who buy and fly a flag at your lake front during the first two weeks of May will be assured that up to 100 feet of riverfront along your property will be sprayed The flags are for Bronze Patron for Silver Patron and for Gold Patron Additional fund raising events will be held soon Realtors to hold monthly meeting The New Lake Area Association of Realtors will hold their monthly member ship meeting on Monday March 28 at at Dragon Place Restaurant 983 N Loop 337 Cost for admission is A tape from the Texas Associa tion of Realtors on Sellers Dis closure Notice will be featured at the meeting Stammtlsch New Brawfils Herald Zeitung invites its natter to sub mil items to Siwnmtisch According to the Sophienfrurg Archives and members of ihe German community Smtmtisch represents a sitting place for mem bers of the community to gatfcr and snare the days happenings We invite you to snare with 4 A Texas zealot Southwest CEO Herb Kelleher presented with Texan of the Year award By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Texan of the Year Herb Kelleher attributes the success of his business Southwest Airlines to the support of his family and the employees who work with him Kelleher was presented with the Texan of the Year Award Thursday night at a reception to kick off the 28th Annual Texas Legislative Con ference at the civic center which continues today I am so excited about getting this award As Max Sherman said the recent winners have been owners of public office I am overjoyed by it the especially since I am a Texas said Kelleher Kelleher is chairman of the board president and chief executive officer of Southwest Airlines a company he helped to start in 1967 Despite his longinvolvement in Texas business he is not native of Texas He is originally from New Jersey and moved to Texas in 1961 My wife is from San Antonio She never talked about coming to Texas I decided I would like to do something on my own Texus provid ed much more he said Kellehers venture into Southwest was his first into the airline industry He said the business was not an immediate success The other Texas airlines exerted immense pressure on us It was touch and go for about a year and one half We made our first profit in he said Throughout the entire history of Southwest Airlines we have tried to provide a great public service to this state Texas Monthly said Southwest Airlines was one of the 10 most significant things c The many faces of Herb Kelleher as witnessed by a large crowd at last nights Texan of the Year award presentSton his success and that of his business Southwest Airlines to generous support from his family and employees to happen to said Kelleher Year This is the first time it has been presented The subject of this conference is global com to someone who has created a business in a reg LAtf VI A AAM 11I 1il petition We can only compete globally if we are efficient and strong at he said Kelleher said when asked how Southwest Air lines has remained successful he responds by saying there are two things that have contributed One is my personal family my wife and children and their spouses The other is the fam ily of Southwest he said Officials with the conference congratulated Kelleher on his ability to make a business work despite governmental regulations This is not an usual award for the Texan of the ulated said Dean Max Sherman of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas and Chairman of the conference advi sory committee Kelleher has always excelled and has been a leader in almost everything hes he said After being presented the award Kelleher expressed his gratitude and pleasure at being chosen the recipient I am very grateful for this award It means more to me than almost any other award I have he said This is very Very special to me Im not from Texas but I fell in love with Texas the first time I came to said Kelleher Anything mat has the word Texan in it inspires me I am the greatest zealot on selling Texas and the wonders of Texas around the nation he said The Texas Legislative Conference will end this afternoon with a luncheon The guest speaker will be Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock Several question and answer sions and panel discussions will be held the morning More than 450 people are expected to attend the event 3eirnty okays reserys ofpeers this summer By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer County Commissioners voted on several items Thursday in a weekly meeting among them the issue of law enforement on the Guadalupe River this summer The County Court voted to pay reserve officers who patrol the river Sheriff Jack Bremer said the offi cers will be drawn from a pool of 20 25 reserve deputies He said these deputies are certified and volunteer eight hours each month We made a statement last year Some people will try to see if we real ly meant Bremer told the Herald Zettung Thursday Once they are convinced we are serious about hav ing people respect the private proper ty of the citizens of Comal County we hope they will conduct themselves as they would at The Court tabled a request by Precinct 4 Constable Ed Mullins for three volunteer reserve constable deputies so that each car could have two people When its something that may cost the city money I understand but something that would eliminate a lia bility I said Mullins Id like to have two people in the car In the River Road area it is a When asked Sheriff Bremer said he had heard studies that said two men in a car are a lot more ineffi cient The Court did ratify the appoint ment of Preston Overetreet and Dan ny Schecl as constatbles for Precinct 2 In other business the Court gave final approval to Karen Subdivision in Product 2 the southern most precinct in the county They also authorised the County Public Health Department to admin ister the influenza vaccine without charge to Comal County employees each fall and waive fees charged for the Shots Across Texas campaign April River law enforcement discussion ComalCounty Sheriff Jack Brsnw Nsw Braunfels chief of Polio DtekwdTtmFtoktT Wlldllft Wardf n Sam Sanchn on hand last night at a special discussion msttlng on law snforcsmsnt on ths Ouadalupt Rlvsr this summer Ths mttting sponsored by Frlsnds For Rivsrs was at Victoria Bank Trust County GOP Democratic conventions to be held this weekend By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Local pastor makes challenge to commissioners to show more moral leadership in community By CRAIG HAMMETT Stafff Writer Divorce is a major problem in Comal County according to one local pastor Dennis J Gallahcr of the Freedom Fel lowship Church said divorce has risen dramatically not only in the United States and Texas but here in Comal County as well Oallaher challenged county commissioners yesterday to take an active role in supporting an effort to di vow in the county through the partidpation in a mar riage workshop in April The question is what are we going to do to reduce this he said GaJlaher and his associates collected data from the Coun ty Clerks office counting all new marriages and divorces over the last twenty yean Over the last 23 years divorces in Comal County have seen a sixfold increase from 61 in 1970 to 395 in 1993 By the same token marriages have not even doubled from 388 to 651 For every divorce filed in 1970 there were marriages fited By 1993 that ratio had dwindled to a margin In 1993 divorces accounted for 37 percent of all divorce and marriage filings opposed to only 13 in 1970 Gallahcr believes the breakdown of society is caused by the breakup of families divorce which leads to increases in crime drug abuse among teens child abuse sin gleparent families and throwaway kids or those kids who have fend for themselves The churches are coming together to deal with divorce in our he said That is a good place to start If we are concerned about kids we need to start with Oallaher said he and his wife hold a community marriage class and have seen over 100 people come through their door In New Braunfcls we have a chance to break down bar riers and work said Gallahcr Im asking the local government to show moral leadership We used to look at our political leaders to be moral leaders as Oallaher said a Marriage Intimacy Workshop hosted by New Braunfels area churches will be held April at the First Baptist Church County Republicans and Democ rats will convene this weekend to choose delegates and propose resolu tions for their respective state party conventions Gloria Sasser of the Comal County Democrats said their convention will be held this Saturday 10 at the Comal County Courthouse Annex v Republicans of state senate District 25 will meet Saturday at 10 in the Comal County Senior Citizens cen ter Members of the smaller District 21 will convene at at the First Methodist Church Assembly hail entry from Mills St Delegates for state conventions will be chosen by each party and resolu tions will be adopted The Republicans of District 25 will send 25 delegates to their state con vention Those of the smaller District 21 will send four The Republican state convention is slated for June 1011 in Fort Worth The Democrats will send five dele gates and five alternates from the 21 st District and 13 delegates and 13 alter nates from the 25th District which is the old 26th District The Democratic state convention is June 34 in Fort Worth With no real primary opposition to gubenatorial challenger George Bush Jr or US Senator Kay Bailey Hutchi son the Republicans have no nigh profile races to discuss especially with this being a nonpresidential election year The Democrats however have the highest profile race in a runoff for US Senator between Jim Mattox and Richard Fisher The runoff election for both is set for April 12 Who is Comal Countys Citizen of the Year See Sundays HeraldZeitung
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