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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 10, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas 16 HeraldZeltung Tuesday May Wurst CookOff winners take home barbecue awards Barbecue cookers from across the state of Texas took home awards for ihelr tasty entries in beef chicken pork and side dish after competing in the Wurst CookOff Dance April 23 1094 at the Wurstfest grounds The Wurst CookOff and Dance was a success on all fronts great weath er wonderful food and lots of people to celebrate the Wurstfest Associa tions salute to good barbecue and said association President Joe Kuehler Sanctioned by the International Bar becue Cookers Association more than 30 teams competed for trophies and cash awards in the annual barbecue contest sponsored by the Wurstfest Association The dance featuring Austin band RoTel and the Hot Toma toes secured a record crowd in the Wursthalle in the evening Tha New Braunfols Clrcto DA Cokara won tha third placo prize for bMf Rabies clinic set for May 14 The annual city wide rabies clinic will be held on Saturday May 14 from to 4 at the Comal County Fairgrounds The cost will be for the vaccina tion and for the license All cats should be brought in a carrier and all dogs should be restrained on a leash The clinic is sponsored by the Comal County Veterinary Medical Associa tioa Rabies is a viral disease that can affect all mammals including humans It is often spread to domestic animals through the bite of wild animals such as skunks bats or raccoons The best pre vention for rabies is vaccination There fore Texas State Law requires vacci nation of all dogs and cats by the time the animal if four months old and year ly thereafter The vaccination must be administered by a licensed veterinari an The City of New Braunfels and Comal County require licensing of dogs and cats yearly for intact animals A lifetime license may be purchased for altered animals as long as the rabies vaccination is current Any animals without a current rabies vaccination and license are in violation of the City and County ordinance and State Law and are subject to fines The rabies clinic is offered by your local veterinarians to help insure that all dogs and cats are vaccinated against this deadly disease to protect humans as well as domestic animals Keep your pet legal and rabies free by taking advantage of the services offered during the rabies clinic on May ii HeraldZeltung photo by JOHN HUSETH Better Hearing and Speech Month Naw Braunfels Mayor Rudy Seldel presents Ladonna Ferguson with a proclamation proclaiming May Better Hearing and Speech Month Hearing loss affects 30 million amerlcans and speech Impairments affect two mil lion Interactive defensive driving course launched With the help of the Charles R Rose Agency three young entrepreneurs are moving the countrys first athome interactive defensive driving course out of the garage and into the hands of local traffic violators Drivers taking the statecertified Interactive course bring home a small electronic terminal and a video cassette After logging on to the Interactive system students watch the by comedian Jeff Alt man and then answer questions on the terminal Taking a page from the fledgling interactive cable industry answers are transmitted to Inter active headquarters when the athome student plugs in the terminal to a tele phone line It is a patentpending development that promises to transform the drivers safety industry according to US Inter active cofounders Rick Johnson Mike Quran and Scott Owens Theres one crucial factor keeping the vast major ity of people ftom completing a defen sive driving says Johnson Only eight percent of all people tick eted for traffic violations in Texas take defensive driving classes a figure Johnson says can be greatly improved through USTs takehome course With the convenience of our interac tive approach we believe more people will complete a drivers safety course and become better he explains The entire process is John son claims With our system you get up to three days to finish the he says You take breaks when you want you eat when you Verification is substantial according to Johnson a requirement that met rig orous scrutiny by the Texas Educa tion Agency Students at home must answer several questions in order to validate the test given with each course In fact the launch of the Inter active system culminated three careful years of development retooling and regulatory oversight The entire thrust of our company is to develop a system which would entice thousands of dri vers to complete a safety says Johnson Interactive technolo gy allows us to bring these courses home literally to the Punctuated with humor celebrities and music the video presses home the importance of auto safety using special driving techniques action footage and compelling statistics Teri Heller an Austinbased education researcher and policy eval uator for state education programs says the program is effective As a way to learn the methodology is won Heller says Its embedded testing you learn as you go along youre evaluated as you go Interactive course is state approved for use in removing a traffic violation from driving records and to gain safety discounts from auto insur ers Corporations hiring drivers can also use the Interactive system to teach defensive driving For more information contact the Charles R Rose Agency or call 210 6258576 Welders recognized Larry Ormond local waldar racalvfa a proclamation In honor of National Wilding Month Tha Proclamation la praaantad by Mayor Rudy Saldal Ormond acoaptad tha proclamation on bahalf of tha Amarlcan Waldlng Soclaty HtrtUZtltung photo by JENNIFER ROMPEL Tha Taxaa Rangera taam from Bulvarda won aacond placa In pork The Wurst CookOff and Dance offers a unique opportunity for barbe cue cookers and connoisseurs to come together to compete and offer up tasty samples of their finest barbecue and side said CookOff Chairman RickHeyden Winners in the barbecue contest this year included Best of Show Buck Wing Houston Grand Champion Slaughter House Cookers Houston Peoples Choice River Camp Cookers Columbus Best Side Dish Buck Wing Houston category 1st place Slaughter House Cook ers Houston 2nd Oldfather and the Oldfather Cooks Austin 3rd place Gitcha Some of This Valley View category 1st place Zee Oldfather and the Oldfather Cooks Austin 2nd place Texas Rangers Bui verde 3rd House Cook ers Houston Beef category 1st place Saturday Night Special Houston 2nd Rhome 3rd place Circle DA Cookers New Braunfels The Wurst CookOff Dance is a project of the Wurstfest Association of New Braunfels WERE ROLLING IN GARRET Come see us for all the latest styles colors and decorating techniques Free decorating assistance whether youre only doing one room or your whole house INSTOCK WPAPER OVER 100 NEW PATTERNS TO SELECT FROM Sale Prices Everyday HOFFMANN FLOORS The Store With SHEET VINYL COMPLETE WALLPAPER LIBRARY CERAMIC TILE WOOD FLOORING CUSTOM WINDOW TREATMENTS COMPLETE DESIGN CENTER HOURS MON FRI 85 710 Loop 337 New Braunfels TX 6252629 SATURDAY 92 GRADUATES GO FURTHER IN LIFE You wiU be able to see your favorite graduate and leam more on where theyre all going Canyon New Braunfels and Smithson Valley High Schools Beginning Sunday May 22 The special Graduation Edition will be published Youll get gift ideas plus special information on all three schools Call today To promote your business in this special edition New Braunfelt jffl HeraldZeitung For more information 6259144Retail Advertising
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