New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 5, 1996

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

May 05, 1996

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 5, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas f Csnco de Mayo celebrated to remember fight for liberty See Page 3A inside Sports Birthday wishes from the HaraldZettiing The NewBraunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Michelle Qarrott Robin Suchy Rosa Maria Madero Savannah Maurar Tom Lattery Zachary A Schneider Torres 1 on May Erwln Henk 88 Kyle Crawford KyoSaNlm Brett Rlley Kim Engler Bonny Engler Jennifer Baerwald Justin Alvarez 12 Felix Esqulbel and Jim Rheln lander Happy anniversary to Thomas and Karen Stange 1 year and Spike and Earlean Reeves 46 Pops Concert today at CMc Center River Gardens will sponsor todays Pops Concert of the MidTexas Symphony at 4 in the New Braunfels Civic Cen ter Maestro Akira Endo will be at the baton for this final concert of the season which will feature Italian and German arias by Dieter Schnerring a tenor from Freiburg Germany Tickets are for adults for senior citi for children Tick vets will be available at the door vyTjhjs years Folkfest Wraps up today erf Conservation Plaza iJhereis till plenty to see ahd are 11 to 5 pm Admission is and children under 17 are admitted free Downtown Association meeting Tuesday The Downtovyn Association meeting will be held on Tues day May 7 on the patio at Wolf gangs next to the Prince Solms Inn Social hour at Horsdoeuvres and punch for RSVP to Carmen Morales at 6259169 by Monday club to gather The Gruene Family and Com munity Education Club will meet on Wednesday May 8 at 2 at the Extension Meeting Room 132 S Water Lane Those inter ested in attending should call the County Extension office for information at 6203440 Mission Valley Community Center holds annual meeting The annual meeting of the Mission Valley Community Cen ter will be held May 7 at the Community Center All residents within the area are invited to attend In addition to the normal concerns of the cen ter plans for the annual picnic will be made Bake sale In Qeronlmo The Geronimo Fire Depart ment Ladies Auxiliary will hold a bake sale from 9 to noon on Saturday May 11 at the fire station The station is located on North between San Marcos and Seguin Marlon library fund raiser Marion Community Library is having a bake sale and book sale Saturday May 11 from 9 to 2 at Schulz Nursery This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint New Brannfels 20332 M016 176 SOWEST NO 2627 E YANDELL DR PASO TX 7990S 46 pages in three sections Sunday May Serving Comal County arid the surrounding area B Home of TOM LAFFERY Vol 144 No 125 Kennady victorious in mayors race By MELANIE GERIK Staff Writer Jan Kennady a city council member for the past three years defeated Cheryl Scott for mayor by more than 800 votes Saturday With all precincts reporting Ken nady won the first mayoral election since the 1960s to Many many people work with me to make this a better Ken nady said at her victory party at the Tree Tops Restaurant Saturday night The credit goes to She said one of the first things she will do as mayor is extend an open hand for everyone to work together We all want the same thing for New Braunfels to be the best commu nity it can she said I will work with anyone to accomplish Talcott Watson grab council seats Scott said she was happy with the results even if she did not win theelec tion Trrfreaily pleased the 40 per cent considering we had only six weeks and very little she said Scott added she will sit in council meetings to make sure the issues she raised in the campaign are addressed Dont sell me short Im going to be out there fightingfor the citizens even if I didnt win this she said District 6 closest contest In the closest race of the city elec tions Juliet Watson edged Mary Lou Erben by 24 votes 330 to 306 We thought it was going to be close You just never said Bill Morton campaign manager for Wat son Watson said in a prepared statement she will work to maintain the trust of the citizens of New Braunfels I want the council to work as a team representing all of the people and interests of the Watson said I will carefully attend to every issue and make decisions as if they all affect ed my own back Erben said low voter turnout 16 percent of registered voters in the city castballots contributed to her defeat If everybody who said they were going to vote and support me actually then it wouldnt have been Erben said People should understand that every vote She added she will continue to fight for the issues important to the residents in her district by remaining active and serving on committees Maybe its better to work from the outside to bring change Erben said Talcott wins District 5 seat Cathy Talcott carried more than 65 percent of the votes to defeat Slim Im Talcott said at her vic tory Librados Mexican Restaurant But its not over The work really begins now and Im ready Talcott said she plans to test council waters before jumping into any causes orprojeets Hendricks did not have any com Jan Kennady merit on the elections but said Im glad its All dressed up HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Callie Walker Mary Mary quite parades down San Antonio Street during the annual KindermasKen celebration Callie earned a grand prize ribbon forheroutfit Nail unseats Bnice Watson over Duggan in V if trustee By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer When the board of trustees for the Gomal Inde pendent School District meet on Monday two new trustees will take their seats Scott Watson and Rex Doug Nail Jr came away as the winners of Satur days school board elections Watson received percent of the vpfes to beat out Lois Duggan 195 to 50 for the single member District 3 position on the board Watson willreplace board president Jim Middleton who did not seek re election The people have spoken and have expressed their will and I will continue as I have for past years in the research for the people in accountabili said Duggan Watson said he appreciated the voters support He added he would have liked to have seen even more people vote However he feels the voters have chosen a candidate they know and trust and he is ready to begin serving on the board I think this was an important election because of the issues facing the district Im ready to begin serving on the board and do whats good for the said Watson In District 4 Nail overthrew incumbent Thomas Bruce 192 to 114 with Nail receiving 62 percent of the vote One hundred ninetytwo votes isnt a mandate but I would hope it signals an end to the negativism in the district Im going to do whats best for the kids and the Doug Nail Jr One hundred ninetytwo votes isnt a mandate but I would hope it signals an end to the negativism in the said Nail Im going to do whats best for the kids and the Brace said he wanted to thank everyone who sup ported him in the past three years on the board as well as in the election He said he wishes Nail He also added he is proud of his work on the school board My character my personal integrity lead me to vote the way I said Bruce Theres nothing I would have done any Im proud of my time on the The election results will be canvassed at the boards meeting on Monday night Watson and Nail will then take the oath of office to begin their three year terms on the board Marion mayor touts conservation encouraged by EUWD response By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Mayor Glenn Hjld said he felt he received a warm reception from the Edwards Under ground board of directors after he told tHem ata public hearing on Thursday his city is doing the best it can to meet manda tory water reductions under the districts Demand Management Plan The only suggestion I got was from two board members who said that we should seri ously consider rate changes for those high users of water I indicated to them if we went into Stage HI I would recommend to the council that we do Hild said like many cities and water users in the Edwards district has been cited for not meeting the mandatory restrictions set by the EUWDs Demand Management Plan EUWD is requiring the city reduce its water usage by 15 percent Hild said Marion is doing its part to meet EUWDs demands under its Stage II restric tions I indicated to them that we have taken the steps to try and reduce our water usage under the mandatory Hild said We have designated 4ays and times when they can water their lawns and there is to be no washing of driveways and buildings No restaurants are allowed to serve water unless their customers request it Residents are only allowed to wash their cars on designated days and when hey dp wash their cars they must do it on their Big appetite tiny kitten HeraldZeltung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Diana Jones shows Kayla dawn how takes cart of a new born kitten at the Folkfeat pet ting zoo Massage to residents elaar stay away from Klan rally Syrvay Page 4A ;