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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 6, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas THURSDAY New Braunfels man tells story of winning bass tournament 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN i 167 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March New Braunfels Herald 12 pages in one section Thursday Oct Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of MELISSA MARIE MUNOZ Vol 142 No 236 Inside Leadership NB Sports Comal County Fair 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 Melissa Marie Munoz Veronica Vasguez George Shillig Gracia Perez Paul Aiwohi Allen Bloom Jewell Moore Lillie Raymond Pat Thomas Richard Fey belat Marie Boss Happy Anniversary to Dorothy Louie Vollbrecht Laura Welch Bush to speak in NB Monday Laura Welch Bush wife of George W Bush will be the guest speaker at a Monday Oct reception hosted by the Republican Women of Comal County The meeting will be at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone 100 FM 3159 at Hwy 46 in New Braunfels Everyone is invited to attend to hear her speak about her husbands campaign for governor of Texas For information call Lea Beth Jones at 210 8994997 Sheriffs Posse hosting Old Timers Rodeo The Comal County Sheriffs Posse is sponsoring an Old Timers Rodeo Cowboy Associa tion Rodeo on Saturday Oct 15 at at the Posse Arena IH Road Adults chil dren Look for free tickets in the Sunday Oct edition Lake Dunlap Area VFD hosts BBQ and auction The Lake Dunlap Area Volun teer Fire Department annual Bar becue and Mini Auction will be Oct 15 from 37 at the River Bend Clubhouse Auction will start at 5 and raffle drawing will be at 7 Good prizes arts crafts general store tables 51 st Guadalupe Farm Bureau roundup set The 51st Annual Guadalupe County Farm Bureau will be Sun day Oct 16 at the Seguin Guadalupe County Coliseum Social at 4 dinner at 6 Tickets each purchased at Seguin Farm Bureau office 205 E Center Keynote speaker Ned Meister Texas Farm Bureau Commodity and Regulatory activ ities Director The winning numbers Lotto Texas 45 79 1528 S28 million jackpot TEXflS LOTTERV Stammtisch The New Braunfels HeraldZeiiung invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community Slammlisch represents a sit ting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings We invite you to share with This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Lake woman rams sheriffs car leads authorities on chase Woman arrested for evading arrest other offenses By TECLO Staff Writer A Canyon Lake woman rammed a Comal County Sheriffs car with her truck Wednesday while she led local law enforcement authorities on a chase that ended with her arrest Pamela Myers 46 who has a record of alter cations with police was jailed and charged with disorderly conduct criminal mischief over but under unlawfully carrying weapons evading arrest and resisting arrest Bond was set at and Myers is still in jail The ordeal began about when Myers appeared before Precinct 4 Judge Howard Smith Wednesday Smith said after Myers asked for a copy of a citation she was given by police she accused him of breaking the law by smoking in the building She then picked up an empty ashtray and began yelling citizens arrest before going to her 1991 Ford pickup and locking herself in it Smith said after a Sheriffs deputy arrived and walked into his office the woman took the opportunity to make a get away I really dont know what you would call something like Smith said Its hard to Myers took FM 2673 before heading south on FM 2722 Sheriff cars had her surrounded but Myers would not stop said Chief Deputy Elwood Hohertz Myers was not speeding but after being surrounded by police she hit a sheriffs vehicle causing close to worth of damage Police finally stopped the woman and took her into custody near the intersection of FM2722 and state Highway 46 No injuries were reported Hohertz said New Braunfels Police and the Department of Public Safety assisted in the arrest Jesse Evins was the arresting officer Hwy 46 to be widened to 8 lanes By TECLO J GARCIA Staff Writer A Texas Department of Transportation official said Wednesday that expansion on state Highway 46 will widen the road to eight lanes at its inter section with Common Street The highway will be broadened from Indus trial Drive just north of the railroad overpass to Hanz Drive just south of the Guadalupe River David Kopp said TxDOT Area Engineer Kopp said construction on the project is sched uled to begin in late June or early July 1995 We have certain hurdles to clear concerning environmental clearances and public involve said Kopp We will afford the public a If the public asks for a hearing on the road expansion the department will hold a forum on the matter Kopp said At the intersection of Common and Highway 46 two northbound lanes will be added to Highway 46 one through lane and one right turning lane South bound one through lane will be added along with an acceleration lane for vehicles turning right from eastbound Com mon The majority of widening will add just two lanes to the highway however two northbound lanes a middle left turning land and bound lanes v Kopp said the job will cost close to mil lion It will include shoulders on the highway and a new signal light system at the Common inter section Other construction projects slated for 1995 include expanding the 135 bridges over Schwab and Engel roads from two to three lanes each way If we do this now when we have a little mon he said The Austin district has done this build bridges before the road Kopp said when the time comes to expand I 35 the budget will not be burdened with some of the bridges the would have already completed Elderhosfels Photo by MARIE OFFERMAN The Historic Museums Assn sponsors the Elderhostel Program Mary Ann Hollmig and Clyde Blackman are the coordinators for the museums Members of the group are from LA CA FL MO OR OK MN and many places in TX Lett to right front row Don Caskey Jo McLean Ruth Hope center row Don Goodman Pat Goodman Lorraine Caskey Chuck St Laurent and Judy St Laurent top row Virginia Oberg Edna Toeneboehn Don Gray Mardelle Coulter and Walter Toeneboehn Members of the Elderhostel group toured Conservation Plaza and the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture last Tuesday Lunch was served at the Forke Store by members of the Conservation Society Left to right front row John Chappelear Josle Songy and Del Sulllns center row Jeanne Sloan Pat Chappelear Ellis Songy Joanne Sullins and Grace Blelmeyer top row Woody Woodhouse Margie Woodhouse Dick Bartol Beverly Bartol and Art Bleimeyer English or Spanish Memorial Primary students understand By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer E HeraldZeitung photo by CRAIG HAMMETT Memorial students in Ginny Brookes class paint art HeraldZeitung photo by CRAIG HAMMETT Students painted with a slide show featuring the works of Claude Monet and Mary Cassatt The students must idenify horizontal and ver tical lines cho With that phrase the students of Ginny Brookes first grade class at Memorial Pri mary respond What may be different from many classes is that the students respond in English or Spanish More importantly they understand This class is one of several at Memorial that features bilingual education These are not language classes Students leam all the subjects reading mathematics and in doing so learn different languages at the same time There is such a misconception about the bilingual said Ms Brooke who has been in the NBISD since 1980 People think it something terrible when they first hear of it that their children will be is so pleasing to me When children leave here they can read in two languages for the rest of their This particular class has two students who speak mostly Spanish about eight who are truly bilingual and eight more who speak mainly English By the end of year the goal is to progress in the basic subjects and learn two languages along the way Ms Brooke shuffles between two languages so easily it is hard to notice after awhile The children follow on all commands On this day they use the example of Columbus cross ing the ocean for mathematics Each child are given fishshapdd crackers Columbus catches five fish and eats one which the children do as well Five take away one is respond the children Cinco menos uno es Echo me Cinco menos uno es The children shift to painting with a slide show fea turing the works of Claude Monet and Mary Cassatt The children must identify horizontal and vertical lines and other shapes in the paintings before they can masterpieces of their own with water colors How do these paintings make you feel said Ms Brooke Exhilarated says Telma Rodriguez who can speak both languages even though she comes from a mainly Spanishspeaking home Ms Brooke prefers the stu dents use words other than a The children must emphasize their paintings and give a title to each just like the masters and the must explain so to their teacher Is drawing ydur favorite thing asked the visitor while children painted to the music of composer Franz Schubert said April Asher who portrayed helping her sister Kelsey as the emphasis of her work Then what is she said as the visitor stood corrected During classtime children constantly take their books into the hall where volunteers help monitor the progress of their reading skills Ms Brooke said one child taught himself to read in two languages before he entered school and now is a gradelevel above in both The visitor leaves the classroom as the children say Thank Echo me Gracias For news advertising or subscription information call 6259144 Metro 6060846
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