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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 22, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                JN The Cinyon of Commerce bestowed to flrtt Airman of the Quarter award rat a noon reception e fint airman to be honored was with me honor guard at Randolph Air Force Base The reception honoring tfAKt t ijt taj HMpi0n was neMmuie tiome waters Restaurant at the Lodge at turkey The Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce board of directors agreed that since Randolph has a retreat over here and since the military are a vital put of the community that this pro gram would be put on as a community Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Secretary Wan da Truchsess said Truchsess said Randolph Air Force Base really likes what the chamber is doing with the Airman of the Quarter program A commander I talked to really appreciated our chambers efforts in seeking them put and participating in this program which is sponsoring the belt of the Truchsess said It is such a tribute to a community to spon sor young serviceman by saying our hometown is your hometown This is so exciting and so Canyon Lake businesses sponsor ing prizes such as free meals free lodg ing and gift certificates are the Bunkhaus Lodge the Hitching Post Feed Store Carols at the Hitching Post Canyon Lake Office Supply and Gifts Papa Docks Restaurant at Canyon Lake Marina Canyon Lake TimesGuardian Lakeview Restaurant and Lakes Edge Florist The chamber of commerce wel comes any local business who wants to provide services and products for this Truchsess said For more information contact Truchsess at 210 9642223 or 1800 5282104 FBI continues search for Laredo building blast clues By KELLEY SHANNON Associated Press Writer j LAREDO Texas AP FBI explosives experts examining rem nants of a bomb that exploded at the agencys office building have deter mined die device was not the work of J a professional authorities say It appears Aat the explosion cawed by a small improvised or unso phisticated explosive FBI spokesman Michael Appleby said Tuesday after an initial assessment by bomb team from Washington Appleby would not provide any details about die bomb ft shattered windows on three floors of the fivestory Walker Plaza building Obituaries Lawsuit To Practices t WtVw3 ff against tobacco companies to include the allegation of deceptive trade prac tice The lawsuit in which the state seeks recovery of an estimated billion it paid out in tobaccorelated Medicaid claims was amended The day the suit was originally filed in March Morales sent a twopage let ter to the tobacco companies saying he planned to sue them for violating the Deceptive Trade Practices and Con sumer Protection Act The original suit accuses the com panies of violating the racketeering and antitrust laws by trying to get con sumers addicted to tobacco products After a review of the original law suit die attorney generals determined die need to be more specific in charges about Monday No one was injured Only two people are believed to have been in the building at the time The target of the blast still is unknown said Appleby adding that that slows down the investigation somewhat It could have been anybody housed in the he said Its tough to find a motive or a suspect involved if you dont know who the intended tar get The FBIs Laredo office with its 12 agents is housed on the second floor of Walker Plaza on the opposite side of the building from the bomb blast The FBI is the only federal agency in Walk er Plaza regarding the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act RICO for NBHS District 5 seat Robert Rocky Hill president fcnd owner of Rocky Hill Equipment Rentals Inc his announced his didacy for the position of School board trustee of District 5 of the New Braunfels Independent School trict Mr Hill is a lifetime resident of New Braunfels and his daughter Christina a freshman at New finite fels High School is a thffd generation student of New Braunfels dent School District There is no doubt that has an education system that is the envy of its peers but to remain in that position it must constantly strive to improve and prepare for the Rocky stated There are many innovative challenging and exciting things surfacing at and I want to be a part of all of this and offer my dedicated services to the citizens of the school In business just as with a district decisions are made eveiy day that directly affect the future and financial security of that business I feel with my business experience I would be an asset to this school dis trict and would strive for providing the highest quality education for every student in New Braunfels This can only be done through the dili gent efforts of all those involved and a meeting of the minds concerning the prudent application of public Hill said Mr Hills community activities have mostly been youth oriented He is a past president of the Comal Coun ty Junior Livestock Show Associa tion on the board of the Long Range Planning Committee for Comal County Fair Association coached girls softball for the past five years is serving his second term on the Site Based Management Committee for New Braunfels Middle School and is a New Braunfels Chamber of Com merce member Rookys wife Joy Colson Hill is also a New Braunfels High School Robert Rocky Hill graduate and is very active in She is a Lifetime mem ber of served as an officer of several boards volunteered for the program and is on the Superintendents Parent Advi sory Board Rocky is 41 years of age and has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Sci ence from Texas Tech University Growing up in New Braunfels Hill worked at the family business of OP Bossy Dairy acquiring a strong work ethic and commitment to community involvement He and his wife are Sunday School teachers in the middle school department of First Baptist Church where Rocky also serves as a deacon Rocky sums it all up has always been an important part of my family past and present We have all shared the ben efits and pride in this school district and this unique community In my opinion it is pay back time I am interested concerned qualified and ready to go to work for the patrons of District Editorsnote TheHeraldZeitung provides space on Page 2 for candi dates announcing their intentions to run for elected over the family fortunes for a half century serves on the board of direc M AUSTIN AP The LBJ started with a investment in a smalltown radio station by Lyndon B and Lady Bird Johnson today may be worth as much as 150 million the Austin AmericanStatesman reports The company that was started by the former president and his wife in 1943 has grown to include radio sta tions real estate stocks bonds and private company investments Based on information from people inside and outside the business the companys radio assets valued at about million represent a third of its holdings the newspaper said Tuesday The LBJ Holding Co cur rently employs 125 in Austin Lady Bird 83 who has watched wrote sions to her daughter Luci Johnson 48 and soninlaw Ian Turpin 52 Together with chief financial officer Jim McBride they are steering the company toward the next century If Winds Seem Higher than Usual In Texas Its Because They Are DALLAS AP Flags are flap ping skirts blowing and trees bend ing more than usual this spring in Texas because of what the National Weather Service calls unusually strong winds Many days this year have seen steady winds of 20 to 30 mph with NOW OPEN Breustedt Coffee Haus gusts over 40 mph Its part of a monthslong weather pattern that has kept the wind howling the normally calmer nights I and momirigs and kept the seasonal train farther to the nortK the weather I service says The normal average wind speed for January through April is about 12 mph This year it has been almost 2 mph faster according to statistics provided by the weather service Skip Ely forecaster in charge of the weather service in Fort Worth said Texas dry winds balance the Mid wests flooding rains Bush Says No Changes on Reform Bill AUSTIN AP Gov George W Bush says hell oppose any effort to make major changes in the education reform law because Texas educators Our Business is Lending Money We have the money You need WHEN YOU NEED IT TO FIRST PLAZA FINANCE Letty Gonzalez Manager Se habla Espanol 6064400 401 D Main Plaza t First State Bank Building First Slate Bank San Antonio SI 1 Texas Commerce Bank I Fhst Plaza Finance SegulnSl Dally 160 Hwy 46 SiNew Braunfels Between Smokehouse Cheveron O The Guardian0 South Texas Agency Pete Stocking Agent Life Group Disability Insurance Personal Business Financial Planning 123 N Seguin 7117 New Braunfels TX DU011 SCHWABS SAUSAGE HAUS BBQ Out Thurs Fri Sims Tea Every Day Special Chopped BBO Pot Sa ad Tea Custom BBQ Family Party TVays Diy Sausage Vegetable Parties Graduations F Sausage Chicken Chicken Quarters Berf CWcken Fajitas Beans Potato Salad Cole Slaw Obituaries AfrtngementsanspctidiiigatZoellff Funeral Home for Odessa Owens of New Braunfels who died Tuesday May at Eden Home it the age of 88 Family requests memorial contributioris be made to Church of Christ Highway 81 West or to Hos pice New Braunfels Louis Arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Louis Redhage of Cibolo Who died at Northeast Methodist Hospital Tuesday night Open Thurs Sun to Hwy B1 West New 210 6256519 May at the age of 71 MORTGAGES HOME BITVERS OH KXIKTINC INTEIUM PERMANENT FINANCING REFINANCE REDUCE VOUR MONTHLY PAYMENTS MOST CLOSING COSTS CAN DE FINANCED FOR FREE ANALYSIS WILLIAMS FINANCIAL 6206269 flipper PAUL HCKJAN ELIJAH WOOD ED 7 CO THE DISTANCE l SfllSllll VAN DAMME E33 WO Fri SolSun MM frt Only Kids 10 under eat EBEE from Childrens Menu Hollands Fri SotSun PG13 i Window WANTED Line Dancersl Country Western I m Dancing lap Jazz The HeraldZeitung would like to extend j our thanks to the following businesses for if donating gifts for this years Me promotion Johnson Furniture Hobby Lobby Comal Flowers Joes also congratulations to this years winner Kimberley Marbach   

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