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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 27, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY New Braunfels bows out of section tournament See 1OA 50 CENTS New Braunfels 246 DAYS New Braunfels Semicentennial March March 68 in too sections Wednas Serving Coma County for more than 142 years Home of MYRA RUTH OARRETT Inside Texas JA Sports The River conditions Guadalupe River cfs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet pe1 r second Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends thej following birthday wishes to Kurt Lehn hofT James Hernandez Krisi Sisak Valera Walters Jackie Shane Tina Rosalies Dawn Maldonado Martin Espinoza Mindi Wing Myra Ruth Gar rett David Schoenjvogel Dail F Wells Alice Johnson Joyce Fletcher Gilbert Hempel Clarence Holzman Jean Jones Mary Jo Meyer Ajny Sue OGorman Maxine Schenew erk Claude Wiseman Jim Wood Special Tuesday program set at CMNB The The Childrens Museum of New Braunfels continues its free first Tuesday program Admission for families will be waived on Aug 2 from to 5 The CMNB is presenting Joe ing at Business counseling offered at chamber Business Counseling is sched uled the second third and fourth Tuesday at the chamber of com merce for individuals needing assistance in any areja of operat ing a business This chamber project which began over four years ago on a monthly basis has been extremely successful and grows to the pre sent schedule The service whicji offers coun seling in the areas of manage ment preventure feasibility loan packaging and others is free of charge and confidential To make an appointment call the chamber office at 6252385 Chamber plans next Business After Hours Business After Hqurs is plan ning a Membership Mixer an informal gathering of Chamber of Commerce members sponsored by The Watering Hoje Saloon Dance Hall at 1390 Old McQueeney Road for this after noon from 57 Comal County Fair Parade entries now being accepted Entries for the 101st Comal County Fair Parade are now being accepted The Parade will be held Friday Sept 23 beginning at 10 For an entry form or more information please call Margi Handrick at 6251884 Stammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Stammtisch represents a sitting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happen ings We invite you to share with This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Onevehicle accident A HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Apnevehlcle accident took place on Wald Road near Krueger Canyon Drive last night at approximately 1130 Two people were taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital with numerous minor facial Injuries Two other passengers were apparently uninjured The driver and passengers had walked about two miles from the scene when they were found by Comal County Sheriffs deputies New Braunfels Police and EMS The accident scene was at the city limits of New Braunfels Temps to dip slightly today forecast says By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Record high temperatures are turn ing eyes to the sky in search of rain or clouds some kind of relief from a summer too hot even by Texas stan dards The new National Weather Service office in New Braunfels still uses tem perature readings from the San Anto nio Airport where the higher density of concrete could force temperatures to be slightly higher than New Braun fels While a front is expected to impact the northern and north central sections of Texas this week doubts remain that it will reach this far south A slight chance of showers is predicted for today and the forcasted high is 98 about four degrees cooler than recent temperatures San Antonio broke a record with eleven consecutive days with temper atures of 100 or more degrees break ing the record set in 1980 The last appreciable rainfall in New Braunfels fell July inches Sur prisingly the yearly total of inches is still ahead of the normal year ly level of inches by more than one inch due mainly to heavy spring rains Meanwhile residents try to deal with the heat Comal County Extension Agent Joe Taylor said farmers are currently in the middle of harvesting grain and sorghum The heat has forced some to harvest late at night to get a much done as possible before the dew settles Farmers and ranchers are also trying to get as much hay baled as possible There are a lot more people baling hay They are trying to get something to have for winter storage to he said Taylor said many had good luck during the first cutting this year But as the second cutting comes farmers arid ranchers are finding there is not as much there as normally would be They are trying to get whatever they can Theyre baling whatever is out he said Hot dry weather has already caused a outdoor burning ban to be issued by the county judge and residents are urged to keep grass cut short While watering lawns is always prohibited between the hours of 10 and 4 stricter measures begin when the Edwards Aquifer reaches 630 feet Onyouimark to discuss yearround school issue Meeting on tap Thursday By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Yearround schools could be on the horizon for youngsters in the Comal Independent School District as the Board of Trustees considers this among several items Thursday The meeting will be held in the Central Administration Building at The subject of multitrack year round schooling came to the forefront after CISD officials determined there must be some reaction to student growth in the district especially if the September bond issue for new ele mentary schools shoujd fail Our first choice is the recommen dation of the longrange planning committee which is to support the bond said Superintendent Jer ry Major Our second choice would be the multitrack yearround schools which would be from sixth grade and on Yearround schools would be for elementary schools only based on a 60day on 20day off rotating sys tem A percentage of students about one quarter would be out of school at any point in the school year School officials have said this pro gram would cost an additional amount of money in salaries and believe this could last up to three years before schools would again reach capacity should growth rates contin ue said Dr Major We want to go ahead and say what we want to do he said The district will also present its Texas Assessment of Academic Skills results to the board Also on the agenda is a motion to consider approval of the private com pany to provide ser vices for an alternative school New Braunfels passed the measure last week at their meeting HenldZdtung photo by JOHN HUSFTH In what was billed as a practice local businessmen Lee Rodriguez left of Llbrados and Dick Koegle right of Dick Koegle State Farm Insurance test their entries Into the Armadillo Derby to be held Aug 13 at Conservation Plaza The event combined with a dinner will be a fundraiser for the locallybased Put on Your Armor Against Drugs program led by Armadillo Jim Schmidt far Mike Costello a board member for the Put on Your Armor program looks on For more Information or to sponsor an armadillo In the derby call 6294980 Speeding problem prompts installation of stop signs in Mission Hills neighborhood By CHRISTINE MARTIN Staff Writer Stop signs will be going up in the next couple of weeks on Ridge Tim ber and Twin Oaks streets in the area of New Braunfels Christian Academy because of a speeding problem city engineer William Dobrowolski said this week Were going to try stop signs on Ridge Timber and Twin he said All these are on a trial basis without going back for official ordi nance until theyve been tried for at least a Harold Goldstein of Timber had gotten nearly 300 signatures on a peti tion he presented to city council this week They had wanted flashing schoolzone signs to slow the speeders during school hours Dobrowolski said they will not get the signs The city will pro ceed to install standard school zone signs within the school zone notice signs and enteringschoolzone warn ing signs and more speedlimit he said Neighbors and employees of New Braunfels Christian Academy Inc met with Dobrowolski yesterday morning Marcia Wall principal of the acad emy said 270 students from age 3 through eighth grade attend the school and cars can not be speeding through the hilly neighborhood at 50 and 60 miles per hour as they had been She said also projected for the area are 70 more homes New Braunfels Mayor Pro Tem Chris Bowers suggested at this weeks citycouncil meeting the tity manager should call for more police patroling in the area Keep the lights flashing there every three weeks or so maybe make an example out of he said If were going to do something we need to make sure everybody up there knows its 30 miles per New Braunfels Councilman Ambro sio Benitez also supported the stop signs A couple stop signs up in that area would not hurt at all I dont he said City councilwoman Mary Serold said her constituents told her the peo ple speeding are parents of the school children and residents of the area She also said the only speedlimit sign on the street was hardtosee Serold said the school zone signs sit a halfmile on either side of the school making them ineffective Maybe a police officer writing tickets in the she said Nati6rtalv Night Out to be observed By CHRISTINE MARTIN Staff Writer Many social events will occur Tuesday in celebration of citizens organizing to fight crime Mike Grist New Braunfels safe city director said National Night Out Aug 2 has continued for 11 years as a crime prevention effort The evening effects people getting to know each other Everybody always says they wish it was like the old he said Well in the old days everyone knew each Different people are going to do different things in different neigh he said Mayor Paul Fraser Jr has appoint ed nine new members to the Safe city Commission in the past month The group has now 20 members Neighborhood Watch is a program of the commission Barbeques an icecream social and other picnics will be breaking out all over town a few nights Grist said he Fraser and New Braunfels Police Chief C R Headen will try to visit each block party at least for a few minutes Market Avenue will be closed between E Mill and E Bridge between 6 and 8 Elm Street will be closed between IS AcademyAve and Hill Ave between and j McKinley Street will be closed i between S Santa Clara Ave and S Guenther Ave between and Texas Avenue will be closed at California Blvd between 7 and Village Circle Apartments will have their gettogether at the com munity buildling in the complexs center from 78 From Lahn Road will be closed between Rhine Road and Anhalt A culdesac Hidden Peak Circle twill be closed at Nonhpark Ridge from 79 For iiows subscription information onH 6259144 Motro
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