Sunday, December 11, 1994

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas INSSDE Buzzards making their roost on LCRA power lines pose remote t OOUNTD6WNI 105 DAYS NewBraunfete March March Inside Letters to the Sports The Stcimmtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeHung Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Ken Bracks Julian Evans Earlene Klabunde Cindy Billera Mark Zamora Melanie Kocian Sylvia Brehmer Blaine Bracks Brittany Williams Dennis Williams Isabel Park Frieda Biermann Mary Buckles Albert J Haas Reno 6 Schumann Hugh W Coburn Lee O Miller Rudy Seidel Peggy Supulver Judene Goodson Maria Diaz Alma Hodges Teresa Ingram John Tur man Happy Anniver sary to Ruby Neuse Alkn Carmen East man Donations to Cheer Fund continue Area citizens have begun to submit donations to the Herald Zeitungs annual Cheer Fund campaign which provides food to needy local families for the ChristmasjhoUdays donate can4 by coming by the HcraldZeitunjaf office at 707 Landa St or call Cheer Fund Director Carol Ann Avery at 6259144 Volunteers for food delivery are Avery said Anyone wishing to sign up for delivery can do so by calling Avery Todays donations include Claude Terry Hardeman Green Thumb Garden Club luncheon set The Green Thumb Garden Clubs annual Christmas lun cheon will be held in Forke Store at Conservation Plaza on Dec 13 at Members are asked to bring food for the childrens1 shelter Dash for Cash run and swap meet today A Dash For Cash poker run and swap meet will be held today from 10 ajn to midnight at the Welcome Stop located near the intersection of 135 and Hwy 46 The proceeds from the event will benefit Toys For Tots Admission is or a can of food Letters to Santa Claus accepted The HeraldZettung is asking kids to submit letters to Santa Claus for publication In a coining issue Send letters to 707 Landa New Braunfels Texas 78130 orbringinpcrsoa The winning numbers People 10 iil i Tis The Season keeping busy Qf cutting off citys power Kl PftSD TX 79903 is AllAmerica New Braunfels HeraldZeitung SUNDAY 48 Pages in four sections Sunday Dec Serving Comal County for more than 142 years Home of EARLENE KLABUN0E I Vol 142 No 283 NBISD bond package passes Voters give approval to bond plan by two to one margin By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Voters by a 2 to 1 margin approved a mil lion bond package for the New Braunfels Inde pendent School District Saturday Tbetwopiopositionsontheballotbothpassed Proposition One 882 to 389 and Proposition Two852to404 School officials said the 6939 approval per centage for Prop 1 and the on Prop 2 were just slightly above the from the last bond election passed in 1990 Bom proposi tions passed in each of the five districts and absentee totals This election dealt with tiie largest total in dis trict history according to Superintendent Charles Bradberry Still only eight percenj of the dis tricts eligible voters actually voted just less than the roughly total cast in the trustee election several months ago Bradberry said the district would try to get the bond process started as soon as possible We probably cant get the bonds settled before he said Weve already started with some plans But we have to go through the bids before we can actually begin We cant start until we have the The package calls for renovations at most cam puses Bradberry said adding classrooms to the high school and repairing roots there and at sev eral other campuses would take priority The first thing we have to do is build some classrooms at the high he said And we have some serious leak problems at several It is unlikely that any actual construction work can begin before the end of the current school j 1 The numbers Total 389 Prop 404 r Source NBISD year he said Bradberry added that the lowest priority was probably the new elementary in the Memorial schools area He said this new school would probably be bid in March of 1996 and complet ed in 1997 We dont want to be too late as far as enroll he said Well be in pretty good Estimated value of projects includes mil lion at NBHS million at NBMS at Memorial Elementary million at Seek at Carl Schurz at Lone Star at the Central Kitchen at the maintenance warehouse and million for the new elementary The district will restructure its bond debt by moving above the cap which results in about a 05 cent increase per valuation the first year decreasing as the old debt is paid off The NBISD estimates about three to four yean to erase old debt at which time any new debt falls back to the rate Just the right i SROM THE Local catering business makes plans to host a feast for the needy at Christmas By TECLOJ GARCIA Staff Writer Restaurants in the New Braunfels area come and go Molly Joes Catering manag ing partner Robert Konkel knows that Dealing with the summer tourist surge and trying to stay afloat during the visitor famished winter months can be a difficult task for a restau rant unless the local residents support it Konkel wants to thank Comal County residents for sup porting his business Molly Joes Catering entered its second year in business last summer and the restaurant has been open for over five We opened up knowing that our location we were in was a tourists trap but the community embraced Konkel said In an effort to repay the community for its kindness and patronage were sponsoring what we hope it will become an annual Christmas from the The Dec 23 meal with over than expected will be held in the New Braunfels Civic Center pnotoby MiOnAtL UMMNMU Robert Konkel of Molly Joes Csterlng toft and Bernlce Scheel srs busy preparing turkeys for their Christmas Harvest from the had toyed with the Idea of we win be serving adopting families In the past J but that was too Individual This way everybody 0ets Robert Konkel along and I am Molly Joes Catering overwhelmed at the Konkel said of the number of people to 8 ter on the evening before Christmas Konkel said Hosting a community meal will take dozens of 100 turkeys mix up 230 gallons of dressing 90 gal lons of gravy bake 35 full sheet spice cakes and dozen of rolls Its clicking volunteers using the center space and shipping and businesses who have come forward to help HeraUZeXung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Judy SchnWer of the New Braunfels Breakfast Uont Chob swlttt Lealonle In finding the right gift tor one of family memberf The Breakfast Ltons through the help of the Community Service Cerrtef took 29 ditedventeged kids shopping gifti to tovtii MM vMi If group tank the kids to the impr HfB ate the store cour MSA 61 2 wtff tllglUe for the tr Ip After the shopping spree the kids were token to ew Brsunfeto Independent School Districts sdmfcistratlon building where they wrspped their gifts most of the food into the building We had toyed with adopting families in the past but that was too way everybody gets Konkel said several low income and senior groups have expressed interest in attending He said the community meal wcdd give those who noimaUy would not get a hot meal during the hol idays the chance to to so Soft voluntary and monetary donations are needed the of fteJing the people expect ed to attend dp meal which Konkel hopts to make event estimates his staff will cook and bone Harvest from Heart is cosponsored by Molly Joes Catering Molly Joes the City of New Braunfels the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung and Texas 92 FM KNBT and AM1420 along with Matera Paper Ullrich Produce Ben E Keith Foods Labatt Food Service and Cains Coffee Docatkjos to the Harvest ftomfte Heart wfll go directly to ofiwt expensei for All labor to prepare and serve the meal will be For more information about the meal or to volunteer some time call Molly Joes Catering it 6252954 or WWB For subscription advertising or news information call Metro 6060846