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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 3, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                FRIDAY Unicorns honor players fst AllSports Banquet See Sports Page 6 New u I HeraldZ 16 pages in one section Friday May 3 Serving Cornell County and surrounding areas for more than 144 years Home of MftMJtiNl CAUJPliiJL 177 t s I I I 1 A Inside h Birthday wishes from the HmldZettung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Willie Doege Lily Barugky Merlene Campbell Cruzrbsa Zavala and Marcos Torres Happy anniversary to Emil and Alzada Helmcamp 56 years Sat and Gilbert and Eltha Ward 55 To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Pollen Count Grass Pollen measured In parts per cubic meter of air Readings taken yesterday Information provided by Dr Frank River Information Comal cubic feet per sec ond down 3 from yesterday Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Well feet above sea level down 04 from yesterday Carl Schurz May Fete coming Friday Family fun is on the agenda at Carl Schurz School Friday May 3 from to featuring food fun games and prizes Public invited Folkfest fun for families Try to win two free tickets anywhere American Airlines flies except Japan or Hawaii by buying a ticket to Folk fest 96 which will be held on the grounds of Conservation Plaza and the Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture on Saturday May 4 from to 6 and on Sunday May 5 from 11 to 5 Folkfest participants will see how our early settlers lived worked and played For infor mation call 6291572 Airline tickets donated by Rennert World Travel Ten kilometer walk goes through Gruene The New Braunfels Marsch und Wandergruppe will spon sor a 10K walk Saturday and Sunday in conjunction with the annual Folkfest celebra tion Registration will be from 8 to 1 at the Old Churchill School across from Conservation Plaza Walkers get free entry to Folkfest and the scenic walk goes through Gruene For information call Don Hildebrand at 6206522 Hermann Sons Lodge to meet Members of Hermann Sons Albert Kypfer Lodge meet Friday May 3 at 7 Members are asked to bring a salad Free fingerprinting service KMart and the Indepen dent Order of Foresters are providing free fingerprinting services for your childrens identification in case of an emergency or abduction This service will be extended to the community free of charge at KMart this Saturday May 4 from 9 to Rummage sale Peace Lutheran Church Youth Group and Service Committee are sponsoring a rummage sale Saturday May 4 in the Church Fellowship Hall Sales benefit youth activities Sale begins at 9 and lasts until 3 Peace Lutheran is located at 1147 South Walnut Wont give up HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Dont try this with a real bear The KENS bear and weatherman Albert Flores came in Chopper 5 yesterday afternoon for a visit with Comal Elementary School students Here the KENS bear greets some of the students By DAVID DEKUNDER StaffWriter Hoping to keep its plans for a crete batch plant in Bulverde alive Ingram Readymix has filed a petition against the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission in an Austin district court The petition was filed in the 201st District Court in Austin in April Cit izens League for Environmental Action Now President Kate Mathis said At its monthly meeting on Thurs day night the CLEAN board of direc tors decided what action to take next We voted to enter as an intervenor in the Mathis said Ingram Readymix wants to build the plant on a site at the intersection of FM 1863 and High way 281 in Bulverde To do that Ingram filed for a standard exemp tion with the TNRCC But citizens signed a peti tion protesting the plant location claiming it would cause traffic and air pollution problems and Use too much water On Feb 7 TNRCC commissioners voted 2 td I to reject Ingrams appli cation for the standard exemption Ingram went before the commis sioners again on April 10 and asked for a motion for a rehearing by the TNRCC Again Ingram lost CLEAN member Bob Barton said he has learned the state attorney gen erals office will represent the TNR CC in the case From what Barton has heard from sources it could be up to 18 months before the case goes before a judge Mathis believes it would be in CLEANs interest to be an inter venor in the case The battle is now Ingram versus the Mathis said We want to be in court because we dont Want TNRCC not to fight for us It has been shown scientifically that the site is a just want to make sure the TNRCC does Ingram could not be reached for comment Voters in city CISD head to polls tomorrow Voters in the city of New Braun fels and the Comal Independent School District will go to the polls tomorrow to elect new representatives This is the first election since the city redistricted City Manager Mike Shands said that has caused some con fusion among voters so the Municipal Building y 424 S Castell will stay open from 7 to 7 Saturday so voters can get help in figuring out where they vote Voters may also call 6082100 for assistance The mayor and two councilmem bers for districts 5 and 6 are up for election in the city In the CISD dis tricts 3 and 4 will elect new school board members City of New Braunfels 1996 Polling Places The mayors race pits Jan Kennady against Cheryl Scott Cathy Talcott faces Jim Hendricks in the District 5 race and Mary Lou Erben faces Juliet Watson in District 6 District 1 Lone Star Elementary School 2343 West San Antonio Street District 2 Memorial Elementary School 1900 South Walnut Avenue District 3 Seele Elementary School 540 Howard Street District 4 Faith United Church 970 North Loop 337 District 5 Lamar Primary School 240 North Central Avenue District 6 First United Methodist Church Wesley Hall 500 block of Comal Independent School District Polling Places Patrons in singlemember Board of Trustee districts 3 and 4 will elect members to the Board on May 4 1996 Voting registration cards identify CISD singlemember Board of Trustee districts May 4 voting locations open from 7 to 7 are Mountain Valley Elementary and Bill Brown Elemen tary Schools On election day District 3 patrons living West of Devils Hollow Creek MUST vote at Bill Brown Elemen tary Patrons living east of Devils Hol low Creek MUST vote at Mountain Valley Elementary All District 4 patrons must vote at Mountain Val ley Elementary The following are the candidates Districts Scott Robert Watson and Lois Marie Duggan District 4 Rex Doug Nail and Thomas L Bruce New city of New Braunfels election districts Voters in the city will elect the mayor for first time in more than 30 years Under the old system the city council voted one of its members to be mayor There are also elections for councilmembers in districts 5 and 6 vv wt f is EEB she a manput six jars h was just so excited so she struck 9tWvefsafemyHflv Garveysaid iting fioifl the west Texas he WSB buying the sal YnujSfcf TA 1 j 1 A Angelo at least ginick for Maxs in jabjurto hit the deiTOv Vi t Jenkin named National Merit Scholar By DEMISE DZIUK Staff Writer The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced the outstanding high school students from across the nation to receive Nation al Merit Scholarships and one of those merit scholars is New Senior Tamarra Jenkin NMSO Public Information Director Elaine Detweiler said about million students from across the United States took the 1994 The top scorers in each state were then announced as the semifinalists in the competition The semifinalists represent about one half of one perperit of the natiops high school seniors Thats pretty Detweiler Jenkin was among the students offered one of the Merit Scholarship awards totaling over million The purpose is to focus attention on academ ic excellence and encourage students to pursue higher Detweiler said Jenkin has received a full schol arship to Georgia Tech where she will pursue a degree in computer engineer ing so she will have to give the money back Jenkin is the valedictorian of the 1996 graduating class She was a pres idential scholars pro grarri candidate was Jenkin ranked third in Girls 16 doubles was nationally ranked in singles and was a state singles finalist among other honors Jenkin also served as a volunteer tutor at the John Newcombe Tennis Academy and the high school I would have hoped to be she said I almost expected it because my scores were Jenkin is the daughter of Deirdre and John Jenkin of New Braunfels Friar remains hospitalized after Tuesday wreck A New Braunfels resident remained in Brooke Army Medical Center Thursday afternoon after a car wreck two days earlier Larry Friar 40 of the 1000 block of South Highway 46 was injured after his Volkswagen Beetle was hit by a Plymouth Voyager in front of the Factory Stores Tuesday morning Friar had head injuries The driver of the minivan Citlaliv Hendrick 44 of the 200 block of Pennsylvania in New Braunfels planned to consult her doctor in regards to possible injuries according to the police report For subscription or advertising information caff the HeraldZeitung at 6259144   

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