Thursday, November 16, 1995

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 16, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 20Hefatd2eltunggThur TeenAgers of the Month Voosen Waisman Contribution of farmers recognized this week By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Each month the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks New Elraun fels Lodge recognizes students at local high schools as of the month Nominees are judged on the basis of multiple achievements character leadership service citi zenship and scholastic performance This months honorees are Robin Marie Rix daughter af Jef frey and Rose Rix a senior at son Valley High School Mark Anthony Simpson Mark Scott Simpson and Gale Melin mith on of Damarodas Taylor ia Simpson a senior at Smithson Val ey High School Kyle R Voosen son of Mark and Karen Voosen a senior at Canyon High Schoo Elizabeth Anne Weisman daugh ter of John and Anne Weisman a senior at Canyon High School Alison Claire Damarodas daugh ter of Robert and Claire Damarodas a senior at New Braunfels High School Trey Scott Taylor son of Randy and Joyce Taylor a senior at New Braunfels High School The importance and need for agri culture in Comal County will be rec ognized during National Farm City Week during Nov 1623 Basically the purpose of National Week is to inform our urban neighbors about farm Comal County Extension Service Agent Joe Taylor said Here in Comal County we will highlight the produc tion process when the food is raw pro duce up to the point it is placed in the store We want to show people that their food just does not show up at their local HEB there is transportation quality control and processing National Farm City Week is spon sored by the Texas Department of Agriculture the National Farm City Council and the Texas Agricultural Extension Service Taylor cited the agricultural crops that are primarily grown in the county com grains and sorghum and how the county extension service is trying to improve the quality and quantity of crops Over the past 34 years we have done a variety of test trials on corn sorghum soybeans and Taylor said We have planted different vari eties of plants We look at different variables such as the sturdiness of the plant insect resistance disease resis tance and crop yields There is no ques tion that our field tests have helped farmers here select crops which are producing higher quantity yields As a result farmers have increased their crop production on a per acre basis and have increased their The county extension service Tay lor said has been involved in a brush management study and in a study look ing to eradicate a com root worm The corn root worm is an insect which destroys the root system of com plants effectively decreasing the yields of a cam plant The corn root worm study will find out what time of the year the insect hatches and how much insecti cide will need to be used to eradicate the insect The purpose of the brush management study is to look at the effects of herbicide on unwanted plant species Besides doing field tests and studies Taylor said the county extension serr vice handles one on one and daytoday questions the public asks about agri culture and horticulture I just had one lady who called and asked a question about her sick goat Taylor said Just recently I had to go out and help this same lady separate her roosters from her chickens because she We want to show people that their food just does not show up at their local Taylor f did not know the difference between the According to his own figures crop production brought million in revenues to the county in 1994 That figure will be higher Taylor said because increases in com and wheat prices will bring more revenues to area j farmers this year Corn prices rose from per bushel in94 to this year sorghum rose from to per bushel Taylor said the increases happened because of a world wide shortage of both crops thus demand exceeded supply More parents getting involved in Head Start By Brlgitte A Schaefer Special to the HeraldZeitung The Community Council of South Central Texas Inc CCSCT Head Start program has started the school year with a bang Pared partic ipation in center activities in Comal and Guadalupe counties is peaking and new officers were elected for th parent policy council Parents are the heartbeat of the CCSCT Head Start program jmd the staff members are excited ab6ut this years group of said pro gram director Ramona Reyes The new parent policy council president is Mary Jane Sosa of Seguin I feel Ms Sosa will do great She cares ajxmt the Head Start program and is very enthu siastic I think she will be a good leader for the According to Reyes Ms Sosa is a returning parent with Head Start expe rience attended the preservice training conference in Houston with Head Start staff and has participated in many pro gram projects The new first vice president of the council Judy Hernandez of New Braunfels is also a returning parent Reyes noted that Ms Hernandez went to the National Head Start Association NHSA training conference in Louisville Ky last year and will do a lot for the Head Start Jo Ann Munoz of New Braunfels was elected second vice president According to Reyes Mrs Muiioz will bring additional Head Start experience to the council Mrs Munoz was the policy council secretary last year and also went to Louisville for the NHSA Students of the Month Wilke Gibson Escalante Lemich r Each month the Benevolent and Potective Order of Elks New Braunfels Lodge recog nizes students at local middle schools as Students of the Month Nominees are judged on the basis of multiple achievements character leadership service citizenship and scholastic performance This months honorees are I Lauren Nicole Wilke dz ughter of Steve and Debbie Wilke an grader at Canyon Middle Schcol Travis Wade Gibson son of Roy and Alicia Rauch an eighth giader at Canyon Middle School Isidro Mejia Escalante sone of Justino and Gabriela Escalante an eighth grader at Smithson Valle y Mid dle School Joanna T Lemich daughter of Richard and Mary Alice Lemich an eighth grader at New Braunfels Middle School Andy James Schmid son of Ron nie and Roberta Schmid an grader at New Braunfels Middle School eighth eighth training Josie Longoria of New Braunfels was elected secretary Comal County center director Delia Gomez said that although Mrs Longoria is a new Head Start parent she is very enthusiastic about the program and will bring in fresh new Gomez also reported that Elma Nava was elected treasurer Ms Nava is a firstyear Head Start parent who is excited about working with the pro gram and I feel she will do a great job for the Reyes pointed out that Head Start is not just about the children It is about the family and the community Suc cessful parent involvement enters into every part of Head According to parent involvement coordinator Bambi Simpson parents at each Head Start center select parent committee officers who organize the parents ideas and suggestions for the centers Several fundraiser projects have already been planned for the cen ters including an enchilada dinner plate sale in New Braunfels on Nov 18 and turkey raffles in Seguin Marion and Cibolo this According to Ms Simpson the pol icy council takes part in major policy decisions affecting the planning and operation of the Head Start program Newly elected officers of the Community Council of South Central Texas Head Start Parent Policy Council enjoying a sunny fall afternoon on the play structure at Comal Head Start Site III are I to r Treasurer Elma Nava President Mary Jane Sosa First Vice President Jo Ann Munoz Second Vice President Judy Hernandez and Secretary Josie Longoria 48 Books to choose from Rhoads Interiors 943 N Walnut Ave 6253477 KENOS REAL PIT BAR BQ Order Your Honey Glazed Hams Today 6251611 CEDAR IS COMING VOLUNTEERS To Test a New Allergy Medication You Have Cedar Allergies You May be Eligible SCREENING Qualified Participants Will Receive Eve Exams Medication Upon Completion of Study Clinicor c New Braunfels 18002087023 CITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS PY 1996 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT CDBG PROGRAM B94MC 480512 CDBG ENTITLEMENT The City of New Braunfels on November 13 1995 approved the Citys Statement of Objectives and Certifications of the Citys receiving the PV 1996 Community Development Block Grants The Statement and Certifications will be submitted to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on November 28 1995 The Statement describes the intended use of 1996 CDBG funds for the following projects PROGRAM AMOUNT Bergfeid Drainage 00 Veramendi Drainage Habitat for Humanity Lot Purchase Communities in Schools NBISD Special Ed Summer Youth Recreation Program Teen Connection Civic Center Barrier Free Door Homespun Wheelchair ramps Administration PROGRAM TOTAL The Statement and Certifications are available for review in the Community Development Department Municipal Building 424 S Castell New Braunfels Tx 210 6082100 Any objections to the aoolication should be filed with the Communitv Development Department I The Director of Community Development will respond to any written complaint within fifteen IS days DISPLACEMENT The City of New Braunfels does not anticipate any displacement of persons as defined in I 24 CFR Section as a result of the PY 1996 CDBG activities If unforeseen I displacement should occur as a result of CDBG activities the City of New Braunfels I would minimize the of such duplacement and mitigate any advene effects of any I such displacement by following the procedures set out under the Uniform Relocation Asaaance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 called the Uniform This assistance includes relocation payments and other relocation Wrangler JEANS SALE 13MWZ Cowboy Cut and 936 Slim Fit Bootcut jeans in cotton denim 2938 waist In rugged indigo reg now Black reg now Mens Sportswear BEALLS