Thursday, August 11, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 11, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas THURSDAY 50 CENTS OOUMlUOWNt 231 DAYS NewBraunfels Sesqu centennial March NewBraunfels Herald 14 pages in one section Thursday Aug 799oa Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of DORIS ft TOM CLAXTON I Vol 142 No 195 Inside 3 4 Sports The River conditions Quadalupe cfs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet per second Birthday wishes from the HeraldZettung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Cortney Kimbcrly Frey Raul Cantu Sr Tcrri Sansing Gene Fonda Joanne Bolton Vernon Jung Mary Lfcck Ross L Hargis Howard L McGfothiin Happy Anniversary to Juan Teresa Lopez Doris Tom Claxton 1994 Rodeo Queen entries sought Comal County high school freshmen sophomores and juniors are invited to compete in the 1994 Comal County Rodeo Queen Contest Contestants must be single and enrolled in either Comal County school district as of August 1994 Information and entry forms will be available at New Braunfels Canyon and Smithson Valley High Schools Comal County Mniors to host dance The Comal County Senior Citi zens Center will have a dance on Sunday Aug 14 from 3 to 6 featuring the band Mixed Line dance music will be included in a variety of selec tions Everyone is welcome Admission is S3 per person A snack bar will be open County phone system under repair Citizens trying to telephone the Comal County Courthouse may find it difficult today as repairs and construction work will be taking place today Officials at the courthouse said they began upgrading their tele phone system yesterday and added that some citizens trying to reach county officials may have trouble until the work is com plete ATPE to meet Aug 16 at Lancia Park The local chapter of the Asso ciation of Texas Professional Educators will holding a meeting on Aug 16at4pjn atLanda Park table New officers for the upcoming year are expected to be announced at the meeting The winning numbers LOTTERV Stammtisch TktNtwBrautftbHtraMZeitung invita its to submit iUira to Slammlach Accenting to the SopUenburg Archives andmtmbari of At Gtrman community Slaamlach rtftaaOt a litting plactjor mtmktriofthe community to fptktr and ttart Ikt daft Wt invilt you This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Local ByMARKLYON Managing Editor The 1994 Comal County United Way cam paign with its largest goal ever set at began yesterday at a special ceremony held at Tree Tops Restaurant Don Maxwell Campaign Drive Chairman said this years campaign is better organized than in years past Approximately 29 agencies will receive Unit ed Way funds this year and contributions to those agencies because of the high goal set by the local United Way chapter will receive more funds than ever before It is the highest goal ever set but it is a goal we know we can said Maxwell Our allocations committee set this goal after careful Maxwell said that this years campaign will be run with a pyramid scheme with two support levels and two maybe three operation levels Also each agency receiving funds from the United Way will provide one volunteer something which has not been done in the past In addition Maxwell said 10 loaned busi ness executives in the community will be orga nized and headed by Doug Miller Maxwell said United Way workers should encourage those who have not participated before to do so this year We want those who have not participated he said And there are three things we should pursue One they should make their own contribution We simply cannot ask others to contribute without contributing ourselves Two solicit the fairshare plus plan where employers will match employee contributions And third we have signed an infinity agreement with Intel lenet Long Distance which will contribute two anda half percent of your long distance bill to the United Way drive You can save yourself some money and contribute at the same Two teams of United Way workers were announced last night The teams will be ted by vicechairs Dick Koegle and Frances Huff Koe gles team will include Ed Wetzel Canyon Barbara Craigen BulvenfeX Ray Schoch Rusty Brockman Bonnie Tctrault religious organizations and Tim Brier ty Huffs team includes Sheryl Bremer Lee Rodriguez Larry Kunkel busi Cheryl DuVall financial John Stauffer advance and Dick Hcaden civic Elliott Knox was named honorary chair for the campaign The United Way promotional video was also presented last night by John Payne of Gaynes Productions Inc This is the fourth consecutive year Gaynes has produced the video This years version places an emphasis on contributors Payne said A second video 30second version will air on TCI Cable soon Jack Farris of Texas Commerce Bank pre sented Gruene MusicFest organizers Dick Koe gle and John Payne with a donation check in the amount of Gruene MusicFest gives their proceeds to the United Way and this years goal for the festival has been set at SI Koegle said Twocar collision Despite rain Guadalupe flow still slow Canyon Lake level still below conservation pool level By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Heavy rainfall earlier this week seems to have had little effect on flow rates at the Guadalupe River any real increase in the river flow David Welsch director of planning and development for the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority said reading remained about the same both at Canyon Lake and further northwest in Comfort Flow rates this month have certainly will dropped to 61 cubic feet per second replenish the ground water photo by JOHN HUSETH New Braunfels emergency personnel put 21yearold Kenneth Watts Into an just before he was transported to McKenna Memorial Hospital Two injured in collision on 135 access road inflow and hover around 100 cfs outflow The level at Canyon Lake Monte dont has dropped to feet more hawi to wair than a foot below the conservation water pool level of 909 ft mew lawns as It certainly will replenish the ground water people dont have to David Welsch water their lawns as said Welsch of the rain totals GBRA By TED EASTWOOD Staff Writer Two people received minor injuries Wednesday afternoon following a two car headon crash at the 800 block of 135 access road According to New Braunfels police KennethWarte 21 of Fisher was attempting to get on the highway on the 800 block of the highway when a another car driven by Jackie Morris of San Antonio was coming the other way According to police Watts claimed he put his turn single on and was attempting to make the turn when his vehicle collided with vehicle Morris was treated by EMS officials at the scene while Watts was taken to Mekenna Hospital where he was treated and released Police have charged Wads with failure to use a rum signal and Morris with failure to yield He said flows downstream along Lakes Dunlap and McQueeney would not be effected as much by the rains He reported no flash flooding along the river or dan gerous rises The area would still need much more heavy amounts of rainfall to cause such problems Also with a little more than three weeks remaining until tnjr Labor Day weekend many more inches of rain in the Upper Guadalupe drainage basin are needed to drastically improve the river flow for recreational users Strike up the band NBHS band begins another successful run as 94 season draws near HwaWZBJtwv photo by JOHN HUSETH NBHS band members have been braving the early morning humidity during practices recently Editors noteThis is the first installment of three feature stories about local high school By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Since 1932 New Braunfels High School students have tuned their instruments and performed for the hometown folks Now some 52 years later the 1994 edition of the NBHS Band will hit the field this year for another round of performances although somewhat bigger than their original founders A total of 230 students make up this years band which Director Beth Brook says is one of the biggest for its classification in the state I just think music in general is big here in New she said are just excited about band and being involved in many Most people will see the band dur ing halftime of football ffimff pre senting their marching performance The band will test their skills and finetune their act by October when University Interscholastic League marching contests begin The state tnyrffring fymtfgt in her Bronk said the band will bring a western theme to its performance this year featuring Home on the a percussion solo of Devil Went Down to Geor and This years edition of the NBHS band features Amy GrunwaM as the Head Drum Major and Kristin ScbJather as the Assistant Drum Major Most who have watched these per formances over the years would ice the dmgesthit have devel oped No longer do students simply follow the leader in certain paces trying to make sure their hues are straight The popularity of drum and bugle corps has created a more freeflow ing fastmoving style from marcrung up aiki down the field action to creating shapes or figures Now the movement is toward quick steps flfflj mflpfMtJOBL What is supposed to be eye catching is how the forms move from one to said Bronk Its much faster With this style the instruments are always pointed toward the Bands today do not merely consist of those with instruments however The color guard and the twirlers are all members of the band and the drjll team performs during football half time shows but is not in the U1L marching contests KS all coordinated everybody has their particular place to said Bronk At the present comes the hours of practice the part that most people in the stands never think about when the actual performance finally begjra The band will continue prac ticing until the tha first show Fri y Sept 2 AH thai remains are the lights and For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 Metro 6060846