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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 25, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZeitung g Wednesday December Q 9A Comaf independent School District rne following actions were taken by the Comal Independent School District at the meeting held on Dec Recognized Smithson Valley High Schoof fall sports The volleyball team were District 28 AAAA Charnpions They advanced to the third round of playoffs winning1 both the bidistrict and area championships The tennis team advanced to the regionaKround for the first time in the schools history The Rangers were cocharripions for District 28 AAAA The Ranger football team advanced to the secpnd round of the state playoffs for the first time in the schools history They were bi district champions area finalists and runnersup in District 28 AAAA Recognized Beverly Legate a Comal Leadership biting nominated to Excellence Award for Outstanding High School Teachers Received a report on the building committee minutes for Nov 21 and Dec Received reports from architects working on various projects in the district Ken Pritchard from Barnes Architects reported that the current cold temperatures have delayed the laying of asphalt at Arlon R Seay and Canyon Intermediate schools The contract is hoping for a few days of warmer temperatures to get it completed Received a quarterly investment report as required by law Approved the agenda for the Dec 19 meeting Approved the minutes from meetings held on Nov 21 and 23 Approved the financial statement and expenditures for November Superintendent Jerry Major said the expenditures are on target with the revenue Approved the tax office report and report of tax dollar loss or gain for November 1996 Total collections for November were which was percent of collections The year to date loss through November 1996 is and the year to date gain through November 1995 was Approved the 199596 annual audit report Suggestions were made on how to improve the audit process including hiring someone specialized in accounting No major problems were found in the report Approved budget amendments to the 199697 budget as presented Approved the outofstate travel for Canyon Middle School Canyon High School and Smithson Valley High School cheerleaders All three groups will travel to Orlando Florida from Feb 7 to 12 for the National competition One class day will be missed and no tax dollars will be used to cover the expenses Approved the outofstate travel for the Smithson Valley Speech and Debate team for the Berkley Round Robin Forensics Meet in San Francisco from Feb 2023 The students will miss two days and no tax dollars will be spent Approved the resolution to give 4H club members the status of extracurricular This means rules for missing school and no play will apply In previous years the state granted this status and now it is up to the local school board to approve it Approved a bid for 10 regular 71passenger buses to Hemphill Bus Sales with a bid of Approved a bid for two special education 35passenger buses to State Wide Bus Sales in the amount of Approved awarding grocery bids Rejected all the bids for the Smithson Valley High School Athletic Facility septic system bid All the bids were at least 40 percent over what was expected Approved the Canyon Middle School Eight Classroom addition to Suburban Construction in the amount of This does not include a gymnasium The gym was taken out of the bid to keep the project within budget Approved softball field lights for Canyon High School A patron has Childs injuries shock electors state workers Comal County Commissioners Court ARLINGTON Texas AP A woman and her boyfriend face felony to a child for tying a string 4year old isons from wetting his pahw and leaving it there for 10 to 14 days Doctors police and child protection workers were horrified by the boysiinjuries when his mother took him to DallasFort Worth Medical Center in Grand Prairie on r Nov 10 police spokesman Dee Anderson said A lot of people who deal with childhood injuries were just he said This boy was in pain for 10 to 14 days before he the hospital They not imagine the amount of pain this child was going The injuries forced doctors to amputate part of the boys penis he has since undergone reconstructive surgery Anderson said Felony charges of injury to a child and injury to a omission have been filed against Angjela Christine Thornton 24 and Jesus Manuel Chuy Hernandez Thornton is already in Tarrant County Jail in lieu of bail officials said She was in custody on an unrelated charge of violating 10 years probation she received in July for food stamp abuse Hernandez had not been arrested as of Monday night police said At the time of the childs hospitalization Thornton and Hernandez denied any prior knowledge of the injury and told police that the child bathed dressed and cared for himself Anderson said The mother claims that the day she brought him to the hospital was when she learned of his Anderson said She said she saw it while he was The incident is one of the most severe childabuse cases Arlington police can recall officers said The intent was not sexual Anderson said Weve not had anything like this Anderson said investigators needed more than a month to obtain the arrest warrants because of the statements from physicians and needed for the investigation and the lengthy process of determining who was responsible for the injury Officials with Child Protective Services took emergency custody of the boy on Nov 15 said Helen Grape an agency spokeswoman The following actions were taken by the Comal County Commissioners Court at the meeting held on Dec 19 Set commissioners court meeting days times and place for 1997 The meetings will be held on Thursdays with the same agenda format A swearing in ceremony will be held on Jan 1 1997 in the District Courtroom 150 N Seguin on the third floor The court will also meet on Monday Jan 13 1997 as required by legislation for selecting a salary grievance committee No meeting will be held on Jan 16 Feb 20 Nov 26 or Dec 22 Tabled the reclassification request to upgrade JP Clerk II position from pay group6 to pay group7 County Judge Carter Casteel said she heard from various pay group6 employees and wants the human resources manager can look into the matter further Approved a grant application for capital assistance related to the purchase of a van to transport authorize the County Judge to sign the application and certification documents The county would be responsible for and the grant is for Set a public hearing for 10 on Jan 9 1997 in the commissioners courtroom to consider and approve proposed street name assignment of changing Patch Road to Lonesome Dove Approved the street name assignments of Convenant Lane and Providence Trail Ratified the purchasing agents action to request bids for unleaded plus gasoline and low sulphur diesel No 2 Opened bids for a contract for office supplies unleaded plus gasoline and low sulphur diesel No 2 Removed from the table of December 12 1996 and awarded the bid for placement of reflectorized traffic paint pavement markings Awarded bids for a diesel dump truck road materials for the county road department radio maintenance stationary equipment unleaded plus gasoline and low sulphur diesel THE kHTEFYFlET he perfect Christmas Gift that keeps on giving Gift certificates available for one month or one year Prices so low youll HoHoHo Call for Details CompuVisipn Internet Services eosOBOs Collection Begins Thursday December 26 at am 177 Seguin Downtown Hew Braunfels offered to help cover the expenses and it will cost the district Approved listing the current board members and the maintenance director on plaques for the new intermediate schools Approved the resignation of Julie Shattuck SVHS computer literacy teacher Approved the employment of Eric Atkins SVHS biology teacher Joe Trevino SVHS Alternative Education Program teacher and James Rimmer CHS AEP teacher Approved the addition of one more English position at Canyon High School Upheld the administrations action in a students discipline appeal Upheld the administrations decision in a Level III Employee Grievance Hearing regarding her 199697 salary for Priscilla Koehler an instructional assistant at Canyon School No action was regarding the suit between Anita MacLeay vs Comal ISO No 2 Approved a half day holiday for Dec 31 1996 County offices will close at noon on that day Discussed the procedure for releasing the sheriffs handgun from county inventory The county attorney said the gun would have to be declared surplus and placed in a public auction The sheriff said he has misplaced the gun and may have to discuss paying for it with the county auditor Approved lineitem transfers from the auditors office for various departments to adjust line items for the remainder of 1996 Booking records were adjusted to show a move in funds from various accounts to cover expenses that were over the budgeted amount Approved elected official bonds and authorized the county judge to sign Looking down at 50 yards With a 308 caliber rifle shortly after sunrise NATIONAL SOLD The Sam Caters have sold their National Hardware and Electric to the David Scotts now of Cypress Cove effective Jan 1 Scott retired from Foleys Houston in February 1969 after nearly 25 years He was merchandise manager for mens and boys wear and home furnishings previously buyer of housewares and toys The Caters have been in New Braunfels since 1939 operating their store first in the building now occupied by Woolworths National has been at Mill and Castell since 1962 RUPPEL AUTO CO Wednesday yesterday was the day for the final decision on whether or not to continue Ruppel ChryslerPlymouth dealer FILM for a television commercial on a beer not marketed in this area intended to shoot scenes on the Comal and Guadalupe River here this week But it all went down the drain along with the weekend rain The Los Angeles company decided the weather was not what they had in mind The script called for a couple to float in a boat past a leafy background near Landa Park Golf Course or perhaps up at Horseshoe Falls A crew of eight to 10 was to have come It all started when a man with a Los Angeles film company passed this way and was impressed with the beauty along the rivers When the project for Olympia Beer came up he remembered New Braunfels A counselor at three local schools is going to fly to Europe next summer with a group of students to attend classes at schools in London Paris and Mrs Flora W Pacharzina of 126 Grandview has been appointed by the American Institute for Foreign Study AIFS Greenwich Conn to chaperon a group of high school students on a European study tour during June and July They attend classes at the University of Rome the University of Paris and Westfield College in London In addition they will visit such cities as Florence Geneva and Brussels Home Furnishings Accessories and Gifts 50 Off all Christmas Items Savings on All Merchandise 1627 New Braunfels Street Gruene 6292726 HOMES OF NEW BRAUNFELS The DREAM of a Lifetime the BUY of a Lifetime Most Mobile Homes standard features 2x4 Exterior Walls R21 Roof Insulation wallpapered sheetrock walls Particle board veneer cabinet doors Fireplace optional extra charge Novadeck Floors Solitaire Home standard features 2x6 Exterior Walls R30 Roof Insulation 4 taped textured and painted sheetrock walls Ash wood cabinet doors t Floor to ceiling brick fireplace 4 Plywood floors throughout WHY BUY A TRAILER WHEN YOU COULD OWN A Come to 1454 IH35 N in New Braunfels Next to Canyon High School Or call 210 6080274 SCOTCH Johnnie Walker Red Cutty Sark Dewars 80 Crown Royal Wild Turkey 109 2 Crown Royal 80 750 Avalanche 750 glasses Jack Daniels 750 After Shock 80 750 glasses Kamora 53 750 mugs Carolans 34 750 glasses Cutty Sark 80 750 Jack Daniels 375 glasses RUM Captain Morgan Appleton Estate 750 Applelon Estate 750 VODKA GIN Stolichnaya 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