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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 9, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                FRIDAY GAME OF THE WEEK New Braunfels treks to Seguin See Page 5A ISO CENTS COUNTDOWN 194 Hew Braurtfete Sesqu centennial March Hew Braunfels 410 16 pages in two sections1 Friday Sept L PAll TX Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of RYAN KOCIAN Vol 142 No 216 Inside Sports 6A Church 2B Archives Looking The River conditions Guadalupe cfs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet per second Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Ryan Kocian Weldon Nance Fabian Leal 8 Norma Remmler Amy Maldonado Frank Munoz Ashley Sanchez Linda Adams Genie Oliver Ruby Beat rice Villani Belinda Barber Leala Bevilacqua Gerald Hawes Nowotny reunion set for Sept 18 The Nowotny reunion will be held at Fischers Hall at Fischers Store on Sept 18 from 11 to 5 Those wishing to attend are asked to bring a main dish and a vegetable salad or dessert along with serving utensils Plates cups tableware iced tea and coffee will be furnished 1 Fxf rhdre write call Doug Nowotny 8206 Pil grims Place Austin Texas 78759 New Braunfels to meet Wednesday The New Braunfels Business Professional Womens Club will meet on Wednesday Sept 14 at the New Braunfels Holiday Inn at Dinner will be served at 7 followed by a program presented by Dr Micliael Quadlander Chi ropractor entitled The Working Woman and Her For more information contact Eljine Wells at 6252947 or Ruby Bading at 6257511 Heart of Texas cooking school set On Oct 8 at The Heart of Texas Cooking School will be presented at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center 655 Landa St in New Braunfels Presented by cooking instruc tors Lenny Angel and Joan Lyons of San Antonio this humorous and fastpaced show will send you back to your kitchen with some new ideas and enthusiasm some new recipes presentation tricks and update you on new trends Door prizes will also be awarded Tickets will cost SI and my be purchased at the Senior Citizens Center or the Comal County Extension Office This class is sponsored by Pioneer Flour Mills Bolners Fiesta Spices Chantal Cookware The Senior Center and the Texas Agricultural Extension Service Stammtisch The New Braunfels HetaldZeitung invites itf readers to submit items lu Slammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives arid members of the German community Stammtisch rtprestKs a silling plate for of Ike to gaiher atiil shati the days We iitvUc yta to share with Ttiis newspaper is printed on newsprint Storing rain blamed for array of accidents By TEGLO Heavy Thursday rains kept local emergency crews on the go responding to several local acci dents New Braunfels Police responded to a single car accident Thursday when a New Braunfels mans car hydroplaned off of Highway 46 and struck an Oak tree near FM 1863 Police said William Taylor Lee in was driving Bad weather keeps emergency crews busy west on 46 when he the back end of his car began to lift off of the surface according to witnesses the car was beginning it second full spin when it struck the tree at about 11 Lee was taken to Brooke Army Medical Cen ter in San Antonio by helicopter where he is list ed in serious condition New Braunfels Police reported several minor accidents and the Fire Department also respond ed to some minor calls Fire Lt Frank Gdnzales said personnel respond ed to 842 Star Loop after a report of a lightning strike A strike on the house was confirmed Gonza les said there was slight damage to the house and no injuries were reported Officials have also reported that therehave been no low water crossing rescues despite the dense down pours in certain areas of the county The National Weather Service said only 92 inches of rain had fallen in New Braunfels Thurs day It forecasts a 50 percent chance of more rain today and a 30 percent chance on Saturday HeraldZeitung weather watchers however reported as much as three inches of rain in the area with the lowest report of rainfall being more than one inch It takes teamwork HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Dallas Berry sitting and Keith Primrose watch as Zachary Seite practice kicking the football during this seasons first flag football practice at New Braunfels High School yesterday USD voters to decide fate of bond proposal Weather could have impact on number of votes cast officials say By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Voters in the Comal Independent School District go to the polls tomor row to decide the fate of a mil lion bond proposal to build new schools in the district Finance Director Abel Campos said early voting totaled with some mailin votes still outstanding as of Thursday The bond election in 1993 had vote early Campos said weather could have an impact on voter turnout should rain continue fall Saturday He said a 20 percent turnout from district voters would be good We had about 22 percent in the last bond election that would be said Campos The more peo ple the Polls open at 7 and remain open until 7 Polling places are Bulverde Elementary Comal County Precinct 10 and C1SD patrons in Bexar County Bill Brown Elementary CC Pet 6 and 21 and CISD patrons in Kendall Co Startzville CafeCC Pet 5 Comal Elementary CC Pets 27 CISD portions of 25 and 26 and CISD patrons living in Guadalupe Co west of the Guadalupe River Garden Ridge Municipal Complex CC Pet 9 and 11 Canyon High School CC Pets 16 20 22 and CISD patrons in Pets 18 and 24 living in the Goodwin Primary and Frazier Elementary zones Mountain Valley Elementary CC Pets patrons in Pets 18 and 24 living in the Mountain Valley Ele mentary attendance zone and all CISD patrons in Hays Co The bond would include funding for two intermediate schools 5th and 6th one in the Canyon Lake area and one in the Smithson Valley area and the renovation of the old Middle School which Super intendent Jerry Major said would involve about 95 percent new con struction The bond would also include seven cafeteria and three library expansions and mechanical renovations at several schools A bond election of approximately million to build an elementary school in Startzville failed last year School officials say the new schools would provide space for the rapidlygrowing student population The CISD has already passed a mea sure for yearround schooling should the bond fail effective in 199596 NBISD eyes prospects for new elementary By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Much of the focus on schools in the county has centered on the Comal Inde pendent School District where growth in student population has forced the district to consider a multimillion dollar bond isiue for new schools The New Braunfels Independent School District is experiencing growth as well just not at the same pace as the CISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry said the district is looking at future possibili ties for bonds to build a new elementary near the Memorial schools area and addi tions to the high school He said the bond would cover a threeyear plan It would be a phasedin he said The high school is the immediate The high school topped the mark this year because of the largest freshman class in history 513 students Bradberry baid the seventh and eighthgrade groups should only increase that total Weve stopped transfers that reduced about 40 students and weve taken a strong stand on people who dont reside in the A study by Hamer and Associates of Austin said the New Braunfels area is not experiencing the same level residen tial development over the last four years as it did in the mid1980s The birth rate has also leveled off after a large increase in the mid and late 1980s Bradberry said the district has experi enced a steady growth although not on the level of the CISD Younger children from those 1980s boom years are now moving through the district mostly into the high er grades When I came here in 1983 we had students We now have around he said Midrange student projections put the NBISD at by the year 2002 High range projections sit at by that same year He representative of Harner and Associates suggested slightly above the midlevel about four said Brad bcrry Biadberry said the district still has room for more residential development especially in the southern portions and possibly stretching into Guadalupe Coun ty Silent Hero to be recognized today By TECLO Staff Writer the department Before 911 came into effects they were just rec ognized as Holder said Its not just stick ing someone behind a radio The Silent Hero recognition program is to acknowl edge the special contributions of telecommunicators whose professionalism and daily performance of their duties is an inspiration and example to others in the field of emergency communications Holder nominated Valadez for the award last surn mer but said she is proud any member of her staff Its a truly amazing job that they Holder slid Other members of the 911 telecommunicators and time of service staff are Cathy Rodriguez Martin Nealeigh Rosa Linda De La Cerda Arm strong Kathleen Barren Shelly Courtly Jane Richter 1 Tracey Black 1 Canyon Lake business upset over newspaper ads New Braunfels 911 Senior TelecommunicatioRs Operator Amelia Valadez will be recognized today as a Silent Hero by the State in conjunction with 911 day in Texas The Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications celebrates the sixth annual day by showcasing the importance of 91 1 in helping Texans get the emergency assistance they need Valadez who has taken calls as an emergency oper ator for in New Braunfels for 15 years was nominated for the award by Kelly Holder Support Services Super visor for the New Braunfels Police Department She has been an inspiration to all of Holder said Holder said Valadez has adapted to the changing tech nological environment during her fifteen years with By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Several business people in the county especially in the Canyon Lake area are concerned that an editorial layout in an area newspaper may damage their business In an editorial by the Hill Coun try several businesses were portrayed as sponsoring an article by CISD Board Member Douglas Kiik regarding the bond election Several of the owners said they would not take a public position on the election either way and had no knowledge of the advertisements or the article We reserve our right to make a choice at the said Glenn Wenzel of New Braunfels Pressure Washing One owner said he was concerned that business would be affected because people would perceive them as taking a political stand We feel like it said Vemon Clark of Startzville Dairy Ojueen They might feel like were sup porting I Bill Nitschke of publication said there was a misunderstand ing and that he sent letters to all of the businesses An advertisement by the publication ran in the Herold Zeitung listing 17 businesses as neutral in their position on the ions are not sponsored by business es There were both pro and con articles in the he added 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