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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 14, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY Downtown Bed Breakfasts featured in todays Cuisine 1B 50 CENTS COUNTDOWNi 99 DAYS NewBraunfels Sesquicentennial March NewBraunfels Herald MO16 188 SOWEST E YAWDELL DR PASO TX 79903 18 pages in two sections Wednesday Dec Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of UNDSEY NELSON Vol 143 No 23 Inside Arts The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Lindsey Nel son Jean C HiU Dolly Nance David M Gonzales James Moose 14 Bodo Dietert Jr Leola Bond Kitty Cook Ruby Debner Gertrude Fischer Blix Gammenthaler Viola Haster Claude Over street Charles Bradberry Louise Roberts Marilyn Scott JoAnn Hansmann Arthur P Stearns Donations to HZ Cheer Fund continue Area citizens have begun to submit donations to the Herald Zettungs annual Cheer Fund campaign which provides food to needy locaTfamilies for the Christmas holidays Anyone wishing to donate can do so in person by coming by the HeraldrZeitung office at 707 Landa call Cheer Fund Director Carol Ann Avery at 6259144 Volunteers for food delivery are needed Avery said Anyone wishing to sign up for delivery can do so by calling Avery Todays donations include Anonymous Ann Maggard Mrs Dorothy E Wimberiey Mr Mrs Herb Schneider Community Christian Junior Harvest from the Heart on tap Dec 23 Molly Joes will be host to a community meal Harvest from the on Dec 23 at the New Braunfels Civic Center Some people are expected to be served said Robert Konkel of Molly Joes Catering Volunteers are needed to help set up the meal on Dec 23 For more information call 6252954 Clarification In yesterdays story headlined United Way meets it was stated that 88 percent of United Way funds are kept here Actually 88 percent of United Way funds ore directed to local United Way agencies while another 10 percent is used for administrative costs for the Comal County United Way staff United Way kudos A big thank yog to the employ ees of Bank Trust Canyon Lakt Branch who have raised with an average pi ft of and 100 per cent participation under the lead ership of Armstrong This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint Busted M JM HeraMZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL An officer with the Alamo Area Task Force searches through the Chevy Blazer for drugs Officers allegedly found two ounces of cocaine on the side of the road Officers said the suspect tossed the drugs from her car before she was stopped HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL An officer the the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force escorts a suspect 29year old Belinda Serna back to the vehicle for questioning HeraldZeHung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL A twoyearold girl who was Inside the Chevy Blazer holds close to an offlcor while other officers search the vehicle The little girl was taken to the shelter Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force officers search Belinda Serna 29 of Guadalupe County shortly after stopping her near the Loop 337 intersection Tuesday morning HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Guadalupe County woman arrested for possession of a controlled substance By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Officers of the Alamo Area Narcotics Task Force concluded an intown car chase with the arrest of a women charged with delivering drugs Police stopped a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer driven by the alleged suspect Belinda Ser na 29 of Guadalupe County in the parking lot of Victoria Bank and Trust Tuesday morning According to Lt Sumner Bowen of the AANTF unit the canine unit was called in and made of positive indication of drugs in the vehicle At that time because the car was block ing a portion of the entrance the officer asked her to move the vehicle he said The suspect allegedly took off in the vehi cle traveling between 60 and 70 up Walnut toward Loop 337 according to Lt Bowen and went through the traffic lights at the intersection of Loop 337 before pulling over Lt Bowen said officers allegedly wit nessed the suspect tossing objects out of the vehicle during the chase stopped and retrieved vials of a substance later confirmed as cocaine Officers later recovered a total of five packages containing ounce each of cocaine A twoyearold child was in the vehicle and taken by authorities to the childrens shelter Another woman in the vehicle was not arrested The suspect Serna was booked in Comal County Jail and charged with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and endangerment to a child NBISD officials sign bond documents By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School District officials signed and notorized official documents Tuesday night for the rniUion bond package approved by voters Saturday NBISD board members earlier offi cially canvassed votes rrom the election which showed a 2 to Ivotex approval of the bond package A total of were cast in the election Duane Westerman of Southwest Securities an investment company han dling bond sales for the district said the bonds would have to be approved by the state He predicted about February or March before the process would be completed The biggest thing is when they NBISD need the said West erman Very soon according to school offi cials who would like to begin work especially on roofe at several campuses before the end of the school year Selling bonds quickly is also impor tart due fo rising interest rates Rates on abort term investments has risen six times this year about one and three quarter points since January erman Longterm investments are also affected by these rises The past year and a half has been a good time for he said Generally those selling bonds prefer to sell at lower rates to avoid paying high interest While interest rates are predicted to rise it is impossible to be certain Southwest Securities also handles bond sales for the Comal Independent School District which recently sold roughly half of their bond package approved earlier in this summer West erman said they expected to sell the remainder this spring Sesquicentennial displays to be featured downtown From staff reports Sesquicentennial Christmas win dow displays commemorating the Indianola Encampment Christmas celebration of 1844 will be featured in windows displays throughout downtown from Dec 16 through Jan1 Each window will depict a scene as it rmght have been on the shore line of Indianola that Christinas when the Gennan settlers and their leaders awaited transportttioa that would bring them to New Braun fels Citizens are invited to go doorto door and see the new window dis plays Siinday afternoon Dec 18 fiorn 3 to 6 four downtown Bed Breakfast establishments will hold open house and the public is invited to visit each before attending Caroling on the Plaza at 6 sponsored by the New Braunfels Arts Council For more information call 629 3286 For subscription advertising or news information call 6259144 Metro 6060846
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