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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 17, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas                                THURSDAY Smithson Valley girls to host own tournament today See P 8 COUNTDOWN 125 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March New Braunfels Herald 50 CENTS 410 11016 189 s o w E s r 11 i o R o p u t i s H i w G 2627 E YANDELL DR EL PASO IX 79903 14 pages in one section Thursday Nov Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of LANA COLE Vol 142 No 266 Inside Class of the Sports The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Lana Cole Dennis Tasto Corey Westbrook 17 Allen Maxine Reisbig L Robert Coulson Scott M Schumann Tim M Walther Jamie Guerrero Tom Snead Heather Marks One ticket matches all six numbers One ticket bought in Dallas County correctly matched all six numbers drawn Wednesday night for the twiceweekly Lotto Texas game state lottery officials said The jackpot is worth million The numbers drawn Wednesday night from a field of 50 were 19 land 36 Lottery officials estimate the jackpot for Saturday nights game will be S3 million Downtown Dollars to be given away again To thank the community for its business during the year the Downtown Association of New Braunfels is giving away Downtown Dollars again this year Last year more than people registered from all over Texas and six other states The public is invited to register at any of the 40 participating busi nesses each week Registration will begin Nov 18 during Down town Discovery Days and contin ues until the last drawing on Dec 20 Four winners will be drawn each week on the Plaza beginning Tuesday Nov 29 during the Tree Lighting ceremony and festivities Winners will receive 50 or 25 Downtown Dollars Stop and register where a gold sign in displayed in the window Business counseling available on Tuesdays The Business counselor from UTSAs School of Business is in the Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce office every Tuesday to offer counseling in topics of interest to anyone in business or considering starting a business Topics cover financing person nel business planning taxes expansion and many others The service is free and confidential Appointments may be made by calling 6252385 UnltadWbu United Way kudos A round of applause to the Circle Arts Theater who have raised for the United Way campaign Elizabeth Elliott and her staff pre sented a fine production to a full United Way audience The winning numbers Lotto Texas million jackpot E X H STI LOTTEHV This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Early voting for NBISD bond issue nearing HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL DPS officer Randy King Investigates the accident while Bill McClendon of Spring Branch observes the dam age to his truck No injuries reported from wreck on Hwy 281 Wednesday By TECLO Staff Writer A New Braunfels man driving north on Highway 281 crossed the yellow dividing line and struck a south bound pickup Wednesday afternoon just north of Spring Branch according to officials with the Texas Department of Public Safety The impact of the crash spun the pickup 180 degrees leaving it on the northbound side of the road Jerome Schu manns Honda Civic ended up on the southbound lane of the road with the left side of its front end destroyed No one was injured in the accident Pickup owner Bill McClendon of Spring Branch who had recently acquired the small Dodge Ram said he saw the Honda cross the middle line but expected the car to go back into the northbound lane He never said McClendon I just bought the truck about two or three hours McClendon said the wreck was not a good sign con cerning his future with the truck According to Department of Public Safety Trooper Randy King Schumann was attempting to tune his radio when he crossed the highway dividing lane HeraldZeitung photo by MARK From left Johnny Stout Reagan Jonathan Hull Ken Brannles Jim Cook John Dlerksen and Bill Cone at the presentation made during the banquet DU chapter gives knives in honor of Bluntzer By MARK LYON Managing Editor A special presentation in the form of a set of highqual ity hunting knives was made Tuesday night at the Knights of Columbus Hall during the New Braunfels chapter of Ducks Unlimiteds annual banquet and auction The knives made by local craftsman Johnny Stout was shown to some 300 members and guests and will be pre sented to the sons of the late Tom Bluntzer Samuell and Nolan Each have their names inscribed on a knife This is something that will go on and said DU director Jim Cook These knives can be passed down from father to son and so on We wanted to give something that would be lasting and would be passed down These knjves are special because they are handmade and are very high The set of knives were underwritten by DU member By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer At the last minute both drivers tried to veer but could not avoid the King said A possible contributing factor to the vehicular mishap was that the Honda had a bad left rear tire Schumann said he was trying to get to the available place to get it fixed according to King Schumann has two passengers in the car with him Russell Mica of the Spring Branch Volunteer Fire Depait the one of the first on the scene He said the accident did not stack up traffic on the busy highway and KiT helped clear debris off the roadway In other news DPS officials have released more infor mation on the hitandrun two car accident which put a Spring Branch man in the hospital Monday night Officers say tests show an offwhite four door Cadilac Deville sideswiped the mans car The Cadilac also has gray pen striping and obvious dam age on its left hand side The car tied toward Startxville Michael Maucr was driving a 1992 Dodge Colt when he was struck by the Cadilac on FM 2673 between the Village and Village Shores close to Monday DPS officers urge that if anyone has information that eould help please call the DPS office at 210 6258331 Early voting begins next Monday as voters decide the fate of the New Braunfels Independent School Dis tricts SI 5 million bond issue Assistant Superintendent Lonnic Curtis said early voting will run from 8 to 8 on that first Monday and every Monday until the Dec 10 election Early voting times arc also 8 to 5 from Tuesday through Friday until Dec 6 The polls will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday Election day Dec 10 will have polls in five precincts open from 7 to 7 Ken Brannese The New Braunfels law firm of Reagan Dierk sen Lamon and Bluntzer presented the DU chapter i donation of accepted by Cook The presentation shared by Cook and emcee Bill Cone was an emotional one with both members recalling the participation and leadership given to the chapter and com munity by the late Tom Bluntzer We wanted to honor his memory in some said Cook He touched so many people in such a positiveway and left lasting impressions on us all We truly miss him This is just a way to give something back for all he did for all of V Bluntzer served as emcee for the annual DU event for 15 years The chapters auction saw many items sold for prime bids The chapters goal was to raise but final tabulations were not available by press time Any person with the district can vote for the early voting he said They have to be a registered The Education Center at 430 W Mill will serve as the early voting place just as people enter the main1 doorway said Curtis Once election day arrives voters must cast their bal lots in their respective precincts The S15 million bond package calls for renovations at nearly every NBISD campus and a million library at the high school A new million elementary is also included on the package Classroom additions arc scheduled for the high school Memo rial Elementary and Carl Schurz HeraldZeitung photo by DAVID SULLENS Rotary president Bob Dingeldein left presents Ed Whltson center with the New Braunfels Rotary Clubs Law Enforcement Officer of the Month award which he was named along with Tim Nowell not Comal County Sheriff Jack Bremer looks on NB Rotary Club honors two local law officers Wednesday By DAVID SULLENS Editor and Publisher The New Braunfels Rotary Club Wednesday honored two Comal Coun ty Sheriffs deputies in connection with their work toward the arrest of seven people on burglary charges The work of the deputies Tim Nowell and Ed Whitson eventual ly resulted in the clearing of at least 100 burglaries across a multicounty area Sheriff Jack Bremer told the civic clubs members Whitson has been with the Comal County Sheriffs Department since 1985 He has served as a jailer patrolman and field training officer Today he is a criminal investiga tions detective and works with civil process Nowell has been with the sheriffs department for three years He served as a patrol deputy for the first two andahalf of those years and cunent ly is on assignment to the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force He is 27 years old Both deputies are residents of the Canyon Lake area Sheriff Bremer said the investigation for which the two were honored by the Rotary Club was initiated by Now ell and initially netted three pickup truck loads of stolen property valued at more than These officers were diligent in their investigation and it was good defective Bremer told the Rotarians This type of work is indicative of the cooperative efforts between the Patrol Division and the Criminal Investiga tions Division to serve the county Thejse two officers worked extremely well together to help recover this stolen Deputy Nowell was not able to be present at the civic groups Wednesday meeting but Deputy Whitson accept ed a plaque from the club on his behalf Plaques for both deputies were pre sented by Rotary President Bob Din geldein The Law Enforcement Office of the Month honor was initiated more than a year ago to recognize Dingeldein said drawing on Rotarys own motto Those who truly do put service above self For subscription news or 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