Sunday, November 24, 1996

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 24, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Donations so far To contribute to the United Way call 6207760 Inside Sports S tarn mti sch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeftung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Liz Adams Darren Brinkkoeter Jennifer Flash 12 years Bertha Stowe Earl Scott Dianne Miller Mon Denise Smith Justin Haley Sr Jer rell Garwood 18 years old on Kyle Hanes 16 years old on Sharla Mulkey 6 years old on Lorine Starts James Startz Luis Moreno 52 years Steven Startz Jonathan Boatright Ollie Bar tels Amanda Marie Lopez 9 years old on Chloe Rose Luehlfing Deprice Marie Martinez 2 years old Linda Acevedo 23 years old on Vida Barboza Jr 12 years John Stolinski 17 years Monica Vargas 16 years old belated and Marvin Jentsch Happy anniversary wishes go to Kay and Richard Garsnett 23 Sandi and Gregg Haege 7 Debbie and Phil Vaughan 6 Sandy and Billy Wilson Hilmar and Norma Schwab 70 Daniel and Pepper Gutierrez 25 Edward and Jossette Garza 1 year on Ira and Adeline Schmidt and Anthony and Elizabeth Saenz 8 To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Special section focuses on Festtage A special supplement of story of Festtage and the events surrounding the Christmas event Award issued in pursuit of crime information Crime Stoppers Secret Witness and the family of Fermin Flores are offerjng a combined reward of for information leading to the arrest of the person or per sons responsible for the death of Fermin Flores Flores body was discovered June 7 in rural Comal County If you have any information contact the Comal County C1D at 6203400 Cookbooks on sale to benefit scholarship Cookbooks to benefit the Joe Hales Memorial Scholarship Fund are now on sale Each recipe was submitted by a men tortutor in the New Braunfels Independent School District Helping One Student To Suc ceed program The oneofa kind recipe books are on sale for 50 and may be pur chased at the office at Carl Schurz Elementary School Cur rent tutors may purchase their books at the HOSTS school at which they tutor For more information call Lin da Bingham NBISD HOSTS coordinator Weihnachtsmarkt ends today at Civic Center Weihnachtsmarkt or Christ mas market ends today at the New Braunfels Civic Center More than 50 vendors are offering holiday clothing jewel ry toys books and Christmas decorations Tickets are Proceeds benefit the Sophien burg Museum arid Archives For more information call 629 1572 Fairs shareholders to elect directors Shareholders in the Comal County Fair Association will elect directors and consider other business at their annual meeting at Monday at the Arts and Crafts Building at the fair grounds signal at 281 and Highway 46 See Page 6A NewBraunfels Herald SUNDAY pages in three sections Sunday November Serving the Comal County area for more than 144 years Home ui and Norma Schwab Vol 144 No 270 New area code in the numbers to accommodate demand for lines By ABE LEVY Staff Writer To accommodate an explosion in telephone line demands the Public Utility Commission announced Friday four new area codes includ ing 830 which will become the longdistance pre fix for most of Comal County by midsummer of next year The new numbers are part of a plan to allow the San Antonio metropolitan area and most of Bexar County to retain the 210 area code while splitting the rest of Central Texas into two regions one to the north and one to the south of San Antpnio The northern sections area code and will cover parts of 34 counties including the cities of Uvalde New BraunfeliS FredeiicksBurg and Kerrville It also includes Cibolo Marion and Garden Ridge The southern sections area code will be 956 and cover seven counties including Laredo Brownsville and McAlleri Most of Bexar County will retain the 210 area The new numbers are part off a plan to allow the San Antonio metro politan area and most off Bexar County to retain the 210 area code while splitting the rest off Central Texas into two regions said they will give a six grace period but will confirm those plans at a meeting on Pec 9 in San Antonio The location of the meeting has yet to be announced PUC officials said The plan was the result of a PUC working group of industry officials and experts who met for eight months and conducted public hearings throughout Turn to Code Page 2A end to a sweet season i r i j u HeraWZeltuna photo by MICHAEL DARNALL ta High School yolleybeJI Raneeea Reeh left and Becky Boehle hug i the eeaeon came to an end Friday evening in the states sernifl ito in Auettn wtth low to Magnolia See story on IB s v if n If v i phQto by MICHAEL BARNAUL The Veterene Bowl Memorial the youth baMball field In Startzvllle afte In despair wtth weeds engulfing to the fWdfof the Startzvilles field of needs iff i 5 starts of reviving ballpark intieed of repairs By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Wfiterj nwere qre looking for at least 50 to 100 dedicated vol unteers to help clean up the park area from 9 to 4 lH 7 Jf you fcuiW it they Will play l Basically weve got tp clean it Kirk said That is M f a fomnww fhat wwts Weve got to cut the grass and cut the trees which the Startville Business Owners Athletic have grown in the fiejd and the parking lot The outfield Complex t fwe that has falleii down needs to be put The baseball field whiyh wp officially dedicated in other needed at the ballpark include the December 1990 has fallen i disrepair the victim of van installation of fences on the backstop and along the djlism 9vtf ffis Twm fturf uoes and the obstruction of the dugouts with the committee want to put it back together again concrete blocks that have already been placed at the TyrntoFWd Page7A Comal schools face troubles tied to growth By ABE LEVY Staff Writer In an effort to plan for an expected boom in enrollment within the Comal Independent School District trustees heard confirming reports Saturday from local development experts that West Comal is continuing to experi ence rapid growth The information supported the dis tricts projections that enrollment will increase from about in 1996 to in 2002 School officials project the district will need a new high school and new elementary school by 2003 to add to the 15 schools already built or under construction The west side of the district is said Robert Loop CISD trustee and treasurer who has researched the districts enrollment trends Its hard to keep up Trustees said that by early next year they plan to reconvene the longrange planning committee a public forum that at one time included 70 teachers administrators parents and business Turn to Growth Page 16A Growth projections for the Comal Inde pendent School District by school for the 200203 school year with current fig ures In parentheses Goodwin Primary 476 622 Rahe Primary 575 884 Bill Brown Elementary 727 Bulverde Elementary Comal Elementary Frazier 555 690 Mountain Valley Elementary Seay Intermediate 707 Canyon Intermediate 596 702 Mountain Valley Intermediate 280 Canyon Middle 583 Spring Branch Smithson Valley Middle 993 Canyon High Smithson Valley High Total Source QISD draft enrollment pro jections Schools that have not opened NBISD to continue Work on superintendent search By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at noon Tuesday to continue dis cussions on the selection process for interim and replacement superinten dents NBISD Superintendent Charles Bradberry was named the new super intendent of the Keller Independent School District earlier this month Bradberry has not asked the board to accept his resignation yet but he is scheduled to begin his new job with the Fort Worth area school system on Jan 1 The board began working on the selection process at its meeting Mon day which included discussions on whether the selection should be from within the district and whether a con sultant is needed to assist in the search The trustees postponed further dis cussion until Tuesdays meeting to allow for an opportunity to talk with administrators and staff about any problems that would result if an in house person were chosen as interim superintendent The board also wanted to contact various consulting groups to see what services are available for the search and what the cost might be The board will meet in the Educa tion Center board room The trustees also will conduct an expulsion hearing for a high school student The meeting is expected to last about an hour No tolerance can be intolerable See Opinion 4A