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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 30, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                Friday Sept HeraldZeitung 3 A Weather data Precipitation Last Rain 16 06 Inch Year Total Normal Year Total Yesterdays temp High NA Record High NA Record Low NA Solar and Lunar data Sun rises at and sets at Moon rises and sets at Friday Precipitation yesterdays temperature from the National Weather Service taken at the San Antonio Airport Todays weather Spring Bunch High 87 low 60 Bullet Adams Cranes Mill High 92 low 65 no rain JohnMackie River Oaks High 90 Low no rain Seele Elem School Science Club Mrion MeOuMney Partly coudy and chance of showers today high 92 low 65 Cloudy Saturday scattered showers high 89 low 67 data Canyon ft cfs cfs Edwards Aquifer dn 02 Comal River 304 up 5 cfs cubic feet per second By Sarah Dedmon Pollen count Type Count Condition Molds moderate 217 light Cocklebur heavy Careless light Cedar elm Pigweed Courtesy of Frank Hampel Jr MD Texas economy on a roll report shows The latest Index of Leading Texas Economic Indicators show a very sol id gain led by a surge in consumer State Comptroller John Sharp said The Index is currently up percent from a year ago Consumer confidence soared by more than 60 percent in July compared to one year ago Consumers are encour aged by continuing growth in the state and national economies Fear of infla tion is low and spending is up July retail sales jumped by percent com pared to the same period last Sharp said The Index forecasts a strong year end for the Texas economy Ill even go out on a limb and be the first to predict that its going to be a good Christmas season for most Texas retail ers I think thats a pretty safe predic tion unless there is an unforseeable economic Sharp said New housing permits and the Help Wanted Index are also strong compo nents of the Index of Leading Texas Economic The Help Wanted Index a tabulation of job listings in Texas newspapers rose 17 percent in July compared to the same period last year Texas employment has grown by more than jobs or 3 percent since July 1993 Unemployment claims are down by percent The Texas unem ployment rate dropped by percent Demand for Texas housing is still on the rise The number of housing per mits issued in July jumped per cent compared to one year ago Rising mortgage interest rates have slowed home building only slightly Texas crude oil prices continue to climb out of the doldrums Prices have risen by percent since last month and are up percent from levels of a year ago Oil production howev er has not increased New business incorporations increased by percent in July com pared to the same month last year The average number of manufacturing hours per work week crept upward by percent to hours The Texas Stock Index is the only negative component of the Index of Leading Texas Economic Overall the stock value of Texas com panies declined percent in July to The Comptrollers Office compiles the Index of Leading Texas Economic Indicators monthly to help forecast future upturns and downturns in the Texas economy It is similar to the Leading Economic Indicator Index which is currently The index is up by percent compared to one year ago a sign that the economy is maintaining momentum and should experience moderately strong growth through the end of the year Dont bag it Leaveitalawn Enhance the Beauty Value of Tour Home with Professional Tree Care trimming jOMJ removal KM S7M T TREE EXPERTS 6EIMNG COMAL t GUWAIUTE COUNTIES SINCE ISM CERAMIC TILE SALE Prices Start At I19 12x12 RH 1 N T B 1 O a 943 N Walnut 6253477 GRASS CLIPPINGS ARE NATURAL FERTILIZERS Cnristian Tellowsfiip Church Office 6204353 David McKain Pastor AM Sunday School AM Morning Worship Yes you can have victory in your life Please join us Sunday for Part 2 of The Victorious Meeting at Memorial Elementary 1900 S Walnut Nursery each service Church available Everyone Welcome In Essentials Unity In NonEssentials Liberty In All Things We Love Were Booking for the Holidays Thanksgiving Christmas Springbreak Have you 133 Landa Street I NEED MORE TIME Do you find yourself saying or thinking these words If you are like most time is the most precious commodity n your life Between work and activities in life we seem to have so little time to spend with family and with God At Oakwood Baptist Church we are here to help you by offering five opportunities for you to spend time with God Sunday Early Morning Worship Bible Study Late Morning Worship Evening Worship Service Wednesday MidWeek Worship Come see what the excitement is all about 2154 Loop 337 North New Braunfels TX Drug grants head to town Three grants totaling for Comai County youth and adult com munitybased chemical dependency treatment services were announced by Sen Judith Zaffirini recently Part of a million package of public funds awarded by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse the grants will be used for sub stance abuse treatment during Fiscal Year 1995 The Inman Christian Center will use its grant of to provide resi dential services to youths in Bell Bexar Comal and Frio counties The Mexican American Unity Council will provide intensive resi dential and residential services to women in 30 South Texas counties including Comal with its grant of A grant of will be used by the Patrician Movement to provide intensive residential intensive outpa tient and supportive outpatient services for Atasco Bandcra Bexar Comal Frio Gillespie Guadalupe Karnes Kendall Kcrr Medina and Wilson counties One out of every five adult Tcxans abused alcohol or drugs last said Sen Zaffirini Communitybased treatment services give these individ uals a second chance to turn their lives around and become productive citi zens Substance abuse affects business productivity creates soaring health care costs splits families contributes to crime adds to the welfare rolls and plays a significant role in family vio lence We cannot afford to look the other way Left untreated substance abuse is a disease that can be passed down for The funds for the grants were made available through the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant and State General Revenue Smithson Valley cheerleaders take prizes This summer the Smithson Valley Middle School Blue Chcerlcading Squad attended National Cheerleader Associations camp at Incarnate Word College in San Antonio Approximately 500 cheerleaders and mascots from around the state attended the four day camp The first evening each squad presented a cheer they had rehearsed at school The squad earned a Superior Ribbon that evening Little did the girls know that this would be the first of many to come By the end of camp the ten member squad earned seven Supe rior Ribbons and the Tuesday night Spirit Stick Award Sponsor Dana Cole stated As a relatively new group I was amazed at t he s peed in which the girls pulled together to present a united squad Their teamwork and enthusiasm is evident in their perfor While at Incarnate Word Col cVionrlpador Pam Nairn was one often cheerleaders selected to the NCAs AllAmerican Cheerleading Team As a member of this team Pam has the option of participating in several events including the Aloha Bowl in Honolulu Hawaii and the St Patricks Day Parade in Dublin Ireland Mem bers of the Blue Squad are Cami Cun ningham Ruth Huber Robyn Kyrish Apryl Metcalf Pam Nairn Bradie par rott Lauren Ramsey Amy Redclift Nicole Stout and Julie Wagner This year the Mustangs arc excited about the addition of a Red Cheeriead ing Squad who will join the Blue Squad in cheering our teams to victory The members of the Red Squad are Head Lauren Ramsey Pam Nairn Robyn Kyrish Nicole Stout Apryl Metcalf Bradie Parrott Amy Redclift Julie Wagner Ruth Huber and Caml Cunningham Cheerleader Cristin Sullivan Jane Butcher Zinnia Dunis Devon Ginn Briana Henderson Sara Mathis Ellen Moore Stacy Mueller Karen Roberts and Alisa Van Kleef Miss Cole says that the girls have been working hard since early 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