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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 20, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas 410 MO16 189 S 0 E 8 T lvl 1C R 0 P U B IS HIH G 2627 E YAUDELL DR IX 79 903 B C A n a d a y s e d i t j o n S e e 6 A 7 A i si ss Special section in todays edition gives up close look at areas industrial tenants H r r I into new smercenter Parade ribbon cutting usher in new era fort popular grocery store See Page 1B COUNTDOWN 122 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March 21 1845 March 21 1995 Inside Letters to the Sports The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Timothy Brinkkoeter Oscar Schneider Sr Meckel John Price Satur Corinna Comer Amanda Lynn Hernandez Michael Siebert Eunice Anderson William Higgins Feme Hooker Ellen Stover Janice Yanes Kenneth Young David Young Sat Gordon Chalmers Mary Cole Anton Tewes Joanne Tschoepe Barbara Bea man LuSeale Boykin Andrie Hada Dorothy Ebert Joyce Henderson Rosita Hyland Lee Simpson Steve VanderVorste Kenneth F Young Saturday Gordon W Chalmers Frank Pfeuffer Randy Wilkinson Cora Lam brecht Arlyne Braune Jeanette Willard Robert Parchman Audrey Barber Sylvia Sanchez Mon Katey Usey United Way kudos A big thank you to the employ ees of the city of New Braunfels for the they have donated to the 1995 United Way campaign This represents a 122 increase over last years fundraising efforts 6th Weihnachtsmarkt continues today Weihnachtsmarkt a commer cial Christmas market enter its last day today at the New Braun fels Civic Center Admission is S3 and is good for all three days The event is open to the public There will be more than 50 dif ferent booths with exciting dis plays of Christmas items for all to observe or select from Proceeds go to the Sophien burg Museum and Archives Gruene Market Days enters last day Gruene Mardet Days a col lection of arts crafts and food booths at the Gruene Historical District continues through today The winning numbers Lotto Texas Est million jackpot TTERV This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint New Braunfels Herald 42 Pages in four sections Sunday SUNDAY Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of CORINNA COMER Vol 142 No 268 Police kept busy over weekend An accident Involving fourtrac tortrallor rigs took place Friday afternoon on 135 near the York Creek exit Three of the trucks collided In a narrow sec tloh of the Interstate The driver of the fourth rig tried to avoid the accldentahd struck the retaining wall Traffic along the Interstate was virtually stopped for more than an hour Right photo A tractortraitor rig reported stolen In Dallas was discovered by New Braunfels Police officers Friday The vehicle was discovered with out the trailer which Is still miss Ing NBPD officer D Rutledge talks with a suspect arrested In connection with the case HeraldZeitung photos by MICHAELDARNALL Water panel set to meet here Monday Incedental Take Permit Panel to hear presentations from local reps By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Local residents with an interest in water issues might not want to miss Tuesdays meeting of the Incidental Take Permit Panel at the Holiday Inn The panel was called by a federally appointed water monitor Joe G Moore Jr in conjunction with the suit filed by the Sierra Club several years ago to protect endangered species in Comal and SanMarcos Springs The paiielincludesjyioore and oth er representativesTpf regional water related entities including New Braun fels Utilities General Manager Paula DiFonzo The panel has met over the past few months at various locations throughout the region to discuss issues relating to the Edwards Aquifer and how to meet future water needs The New Braunfels meeting will include presentations by several local representatives of various waterrelat ed entities Opening remarks will be followed by words from Mayor Paul Fraser and Mornhinweg president of the board at NBU Next will follow a report on the sta tus of surface water supply for the city of New Braunfels from DiFonzo Doug Miller water advisor for Comal County and NBU will then talk about ground and surface water in Comal County Carl Englerth of the Soil and Conservation Service will report on the contribution to the Edwards Aquifer recharge from flood control Finally Gary Henry president of Water Park Management and owner of speak about the sur face water use and filtration at Schlit terbahn Public participation from Comal County residents will also be allowed The panel is scheduled to meet through Dec 16 and could possibly extend a deadline set by District Judge Lucius Bunton the federal judge presiding over the case Judge Bunton ruled in favor of the Sierra Club in the original suit in which the city of New Braunfels was an inter venor Local resident to be honored by German president Tuesday By TECLO J GARCIA Staff Writer Its an normally honor for someone in a club or organization to get an award from its president New Braunfels resident Helgard Suhr will be honored for her service by a pres ident of Germany Suhr will be presented the Bundesverdien stkreuz award For those who do not read Ger man in its closest translation that means she receives The Cross of the Order of Merit It will be presented to Suhr here in New Braun fels Tuesday night by German General Counsel Dr Klaus Aurisch from the German Consulate in Houston He called me and said I have some good news for and I thought what does he want Helgard Suhr resident this she said laugh ing It was beyond my wildest dreams I have won the chambers highest awards and have been hon ored by the city but never something like The honor bestowed on Suhr came form German President Roman Herzog for services performed for the country while an American Some of the things Suhr has done in the last several years that has caught the attention of Ger man officials include raising for the Ger man Red Cross in 1989 when the Berlin Wall fell The money went to benefit needy East Germans Suhr also chaired a concert for the Cur Koelnis ches Symphony Orchestra from Cologne Ger many and also assisted Germans living in Texas vote in German elections Germans living abroad can vote in home elections Locally she has been a boost to several orga nizations including serving as translator for the Sophienburg Museum and Archives for the last 30 years and holding the post of vice president of the German Texan Society I just love New Braunfels and appreciate everything I have had here and wanted to give something back to the said Suhr I put all my energy in community service I dont play tennis or golf or anything like that Some people like to sit and watch TV but to each his Suhr said the community service drives her I have three children and once they grew up and I had to put my energy somewhere she said One group in New Braunfels that is more than happy to have Suhr around to host German groups and translate is the Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce Helgard is a strong chamber said Jim Scheele She is the type that follows things through and makes sure that things get done She is a definite asset to the chamber member Surh said that many people volunteer and work hard in the community however she has just been lucky enough to be recognized League of Women Voters to host school finance forum Monday From staff reports The League of Women Voters will host a school finance forum Monday evening at 7 at the New Braunfels Independent School District Administration Building 430 W Mill St in New Braunfels The forum will provide an opportunity for NBISD patrons to clarify any questions they may have concerning the NBISD bond elec tion Superintendent Charles Bradberry and Financial Director Lonnie Curtis will present an overview of the bond issue and will respond to questions from the audience Legislative representatives will also be on hand to provide an overview of upcoming leg islation concerning education and school financing Our legislative panelists offer an opportunity for cit izens to be informed of upcoming legislation so that they can make their con cerns known to their repre said Rose Mane Bash vice president of com munity relations for the League We encour age not only the patrons of NBISD but all citizens concerned about educational issues to take advantage of this opportunity to learn what may be coming up in the Legislature in Each panelist will have five to ten minutes to provide overviews of the issues After all the presentations aie complete panelists will respond to questions from the audience Empty Trwalttoswwt formtr tocatJon noon it the ofHEBUnven torywtt thtttortind tfdctntottM thtpomtrof Walnut 135 fwy 81 Pigtie For subscription advertising or news information call 6259144 Metro 6060846
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