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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 20, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY wins mens division o ionship at Landa ISO CENTS COUNTDOWN 183 DAYS NewBraunfels Sesquicentennial March NewBraunfels Herald Il 016 s n w s T i i c R o B i s H 1 N 2627 E YAW OR TX 79903 I90 10 pages in one section Tuesday Sept Serving Coriial County for more than 142 years Home of JOE WORL I Vol 142 No 223 Inside iSports River conditions Guadalupe cfs Comal cfs cfs cubic feet per second Starnmtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following Birthday wishes to Janet Reeves Ed Sonier Tabitha Pugh Kim Milieu Dustin Jon Barsch 12 Larry Crowell Cleo Irene Esparza Edith iFaucher Donald Gotthardt Flo Irian Holm Janice Hughart Jetton Marjorie Johnson John Kenagy Stephenson Weicker Paul Dailey Gentry Garner William T Sprague Ben Lutz Gayle McGuire Jerry Schuetz Nancy Sheridan Delores Spicer Irene Stock Barbara Wenzel Comal County Rodeo set for Wednesday The Comal County Rodeo held in conjunction with the Comal County Fair will be held Wednesday Sept 21 at at the Comal County Fairgrounds tiAnypnei interested in entering shouldcall Mon day at 10 Events include team penning and team roping and youth events include youth flag race and youth penning All entries must be Comal County residents and must have proof of residency The rodeo is being sponsored by Barrys Under Pass Saloon Canyon Lake GOP women host fish fry The Canyon Lake Republican Women will hold a fish fry and white elephant auction PAC fund raiser at Canyon Comers tomor row Happy hour begins at 6 with dinner at 7 Donations of for adults and for children will be accepted Call Kathy Smith at 8997050 by today Sept 16 for reserva tions City offices to close for county fair parade City offices will be closed on Friday Sept 23 for the annual Comal County Parade However the Sanitation Department will be out picking up garbage one and a half hours ear lier than usual Crews ask that res idents put their garbage out Thursday night For further information call 6082140 Chamber sponsors Franklin seminar The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce is spon soring a Franklin Time Quest Time Management seminar for Tuesday Sept 27 from to in Honors Hall Cost of registration is and maybe picked up at the chamber office Call 6252385 for more infor mation Stammtisch The New Bnuutfets HeraldZeilung imita its readers to submit items toStammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Slammtisch represent a silling place for members of the community to gather and short the days happenings We invite you to share with This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Major accident at highways 281 46 r HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL A two car collision Injured seven people Including five children under the age of ten Monday afternoon at US Highway 281 and Highway 46 According to preliminary Department of Public Safety reports a Suburban driven by Bulverde resident John Neal Jones failed to yield right of way as it was making a left turn from the east bound lane of 46 preparing to go north on 281 The Hyundai Excel traveling west on 46 then broadslded the Suburban as It was making the turn The suburban rolled over on its side Harriet Affonso of Canyon Lake was the driver Bulverde Fire Department Canyon Lake EMS Bulverde and Spring Branch EMS and the DPS all responded to the accident See story photo on page 2 Five county seniors are semifinalists Three local schools represented in list of National Merit honors By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Five local and area high school seniors have been named among a group of semifinalists for the 1995 National Merit Scholarship Program Brook Tillman and David Dicrksen of New Braunfels High Tim Ousley of Canyon and Wendy Pursch of Smithson Valley and Jennifer Brockrneier of Brack en Christian School have the chance to compete for the Merit Scholarships worth more than million The National Merit award based on national achievement Jennifer Brockmeier Wendy Pursch Tim Ousley test scores is won by less than half of one percent of the nations high school seniors pierksen is the son of John and Kathy Dierksen and planslo attend trie University of Texas at Austin and enroll in the Plan II program for gifted students He is heavily involved in several honors program cours es at NBHS and is a fouryear member of the band Tillman is the son of Tillman and Kathryn Cavert and plans to major in Wildlife Biol ogy at Colorado State University He is preparing for the field by taking courses such as environmental science Biology II and physics at NBHS Brockmeier a senior at Bracken Christian School in Bulvcrdc is the daughter of Mr Mrs William Brockmeier of Bulvcrdc She plans to pursue a degree in liberal arts upon graduation Ousley is the son of Dr Stephen and Julia Ousley of New Braunfels He plans to attend Texas University or the United States Air Force Academy and study computer engi neering In addition to being an Eagle Scout Ousley has been named AllRegion Choir at CHS the last two years has won gold medals in the UIL Regional Computer Science competition and is a member of the CHS National Honor Society Pursch is the daughter of William and Victoria Pursch of Bul verde She is considering Trinity University and would like to eventually obtain a masters degree from either Harvard or the Horton School of Business She is vicepresident of the SVHS senior class and secretary of the SVHS National Honor Society She has also won national awards in debate competition and has played on both the varsity volleyball and basketball teams Founder of Wurstfest dies at the aee of 79 City mourns death of Dr Edgar A Grist By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Dr Edgar A Grist founder of Wurst fest died Monday at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Hospital in Seguin at the age of 79 years Grist a practicing veterinarian and county meat inspector was the creator and the motivating force behind the birth of the festival in 1961 According to Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce president Tom Purdum Grists role as meat inspector gave rise to the idea of a sausage festival Dr Edgar Grist when he saw the great number of sausages manufactured in the area Grist worked with Purdum and the Chamber to organize the first Wurstfest in 1961 He went on to serve as president of the Wurst Association from 196166 He was dedicated to this community and to the German her itage in it He saw the possibility of tourism as an industry for the said Purdum Grist was a driving force in the com munity during an important era of growth in the life of the com munity Purdum said Funeral arrangements for Dr Grist are pending at Doep penschmidt Funeral Home Shake rattle roll Johnny Dee The Rocket 88s enter tained mem bers of the audience at Sundays Riverfest 94 which benefit ted the Rape Crisis Center of Comal County Shown are LaNelle Anderson Joy Worley Connie Cone and Jana Selbert while members of the band play from atop their picnic table The band will kick off Gruene Music Fest in October at the Premier Party CISD to host tax rate hearing Wednesday night By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Residents of the Comal Independent School District will have a chance to voice their opinions on the tax rate at a hearing Wednesday 7 at Bill Brown Elementary Finance Director Abel Campos said the CISD has pro posed a SI 58 tax rate the same as the past two years and that the recent passage of a bond will effect this years tax rate The bond election has nothing to do with the tax rate It wont impact the tax rate until a year from he said we would have had to go to yearround schools that would have been a different The public will have the opportunity to comment at the hearing as is at any school board meeting The board will vote on adoption of the tax rate Monday Sept 26 in a regular board meeting at the Central The New Braunfels Independent School District will hold its regular meeting Tuesday Sept 20 7 at the Education Center Among the items on the agenda are approval of NBHS security plan and results of SAT testing from 199394 For news advertising or subscription inf mil 6259144 Metro
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