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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 27, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                i M for To contribute to the United Way call 6207760 Holidays over for high school teams See Page 5 New Braunfels HeraldZeittL 50 CENTS 14 pages in one section Friday December Serving Comal County and surrounding areas for more than 145 years Home of Lloyd Vol 145 No 33 Inside Editorial Market Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Raul Carrizales Mark Barboza Danny Ryan Angle Linn Erin Miller 18 years Stacy Rkkard 3 Ruben Gomez Pamela Miller Bill Goodwin Regina Hicks Satur Laurie Meyers April Nash Diana Lynn Espinoza Adrian Dominguez belated and Tom Jackson Happy anniversary wishes go to 37 Marlianne and Lonny Hodlock 37 years and Tom and Irene Jackson To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Pollen Count Mountain Pollen measured in parts per cubic meter of air Information provided by Dr Frank River Information Comal cubic feet per sec as Monday Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Well feet above sea level same as Monday Canyon Dam discharge cfs Canyon Lake cfs Canyon Lake level feet above sea level Above conservation New Braunfels Utilities NBU reports pumping million gal lons of surface water Thursday and gallons of well water used registration deadline If you own a well on the Edwards Aquifer that pumps more than gallons per day you must apply for a permit from the Edwards Aquifer Authority before 5 Monday After that time EAA officials will not accept applications which is the only way to continue use of the aquifer The only exemption to the per mit process is for household and ivestock wells unless the live stock well pumps more than gallons per day The EAA is alerting all well owners of this deadline to com ply with the Edwards Aquifer Act hat requires the agency to reg ulate aquifer pumping The fil ng fee for each permit is If someone you have not metered your well you can sub mit an affidavit attesting to the amount you used along with oth er evidence EAA representatives are avail able to explain the permit process and requirements to anyone Call for an appointment at 18002921047 Applications can be picked up in the following Comal Coun y locations HeraldZeitung office 707 Landa 6259144 Comal County Courthouse 150 N Seguin 6205501 olio Survivors to meet Jan 4 The New Braunfels Polio Sur ivors Support Group is meet ng at 10 Jan 4 at the Jomal County Senior Citizens tenter Patricia Rasor of the exas Agricultural Extension Ser will present a program on ood safety Interested polio sur vivors relatives and friends are nvited For more information call Debbie at 6065556 Rena at 6204473 or Raymond at 625 363 Family Outreach seminars continue Family of Comal bounty continues to have its For Kids Sake seminars They will run1 twice a month for he next two months Former Unicorns horn in on bowls By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer Two former New Braunfels High School students will do their part to keep the crowd entertained at two upcoming bowl games as part of the halftime shows Jennifer Voges is a junior at Texas Tech University and Sundays game between Texas Tech and the University of Iowa will mark the third bowl game she has marched in This one will be more like a regular game for me because its so close to home and Ive marched at the Alamodome several Voges said Voges who plays French hom said competition is tough in the Texas Tech marching band She said there are about 430 people in the band and only 380 march The rest are alternates who can challenge the marching members for their spots Voges said Alternates can challenge anyone in their section each Voges said If they win they get the spot and you become an Ive always had a spot I havent been University of Michigan freshman Juan Carlos Campos who will play when Michigan meets Alabama on New Years Day in Tampa also has had a spot on the marching band for each game this season Campos said there are 390 students in the band and only 235 get to march Each week the young musicians must compete for a spot among the marching block We march in a line and they watch us and give us a Campos said Its never the same people in the marching It makes the standards Campos who plays a French horn said there are sopho mores and juniors who will march in a bowl game for the first time this year and he feels lucky to be marching as a freshman He said his dedication has helped him succeed in the music program It does take a lot of said Campos Ive gone Turn to Bands Page 2 HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL New Braunfels High School graduates Juan Carlos Campos and Jennifer Voges will march next week in holiday bowl games to stores in big numbers on jay after Christmas J a video of the movie T6m and which he had bought his daughter t forChristmas she didnt like said Knox f T TJ v I or excnanging a teacher atSamuel Clemens High School after hurt niyfeelings I CjKHstmas fV would J Others were taking advantage of the dis counts whicEjeached as ntuch as 50 also said his motherhad bought cent to 75 percent t him a sweat suit that was too big The Target store in New Braunfejs said he was not offended and was t moyed turns area to the side of its grateful to her in any regard since she paid citpiwtGr accommodate steady line of for bjs cable service for one year opening and bought him a graduation ring stood in line at Target to its hard to get too disappointed when shes bought me these other he said Nearby WalMart also made special arrangements to deal with the more than f 500 returns this year managers said WalMart set up special tables for cus l tomerswho then received a ticket which they took to a special cashit who just han died money returns Most of the customers nVy said turned back into the store to buy another item after about an average of five minutes of waiting in line Don Kjesling had bought a Star Tower Turn to Exchange Page 2 Weather delays work on asphalt at schools By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer Despite the warmer temperatures earlier this week the asphalt still has not been laid at the new Spring Branch inter mediate school But the schools opening date remains unchanged During last weeks Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting Ken Pritchard of Barnes Archi tepts said the frigid temperatures delayed the laying of asphalt for the Arlon R Seay Intermediate School driveway CISD Maintenance Director Roy Linnartz said the ground temperature had to be about 50 degrees and rising Linnartz said Thursday that despite the window of warmer temperatures during the weekend and on Monday the asphalt still did not get laid He said the contractor did not have anyone available on those days to do the work Theyre shooting for Saturday Linnartz said Now theyre saying they should be able to get it done In the meantime the district is continuing to plan for classes in the new facility on Jan 7 We just finished moving all the boxes and equipment from Bill Brown and Bulverde Linnartz said Now the teachers are unpacking and getting set Linnartz said even if the asphalt does not get laid this weekend the new school should still open on schedule We told them were going to run the buses over that base if they dont get the asphalt laid said Linnartz Were planning to open on the After the asphalt is laid down at the Spring Branch school the next project will be to get it laid down at the new Canyon Intermediate School That campus is expected to open Jan 21 Pritchard said the asphalt for that campus is second pri ority Buses will use a concrete driveway and faculty and vis itors can use an existing parking lot if the asphalt is not ready in time Tourism gets closer look at Canyon Lake ji J f I I By DAVID DCKUNDER Staff Writer When people go on a vaca touri ultanthas t WlfOly tO 8 9DO CHIC wwnen ifou IOOK pleted a study on how businesses can attract qiple to Canyon Lake at ail M Canyon you are looking not ducM the Itijidy in July and submitted the 100page report to the Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce in October but a sociological tourism ws consulting firm is based in College that will be murmmd out PFW k pr Peter Tarlow prudent of Tourism and More did n coinpletlng he study was to look at hotels restsu were doing well on and how they could maintain those 1 i toe Cgmal County sjberiirs things A second set stated what they were doing ftittldeP towajtds tQujrism i ly on an4 how wUld fix them or iroprpve on thPwater problem and rain ft he did nolUmit his study to Canyon Lake Hancock River Road and the lake itself Hi went and checked the motels in New Braunfels as Ifgllpwfd where the typical tourist would well wept tQ rjfhptfj and motfJin the aren and then prf area fried to fit Canyon Lajce in the genera scene and how Bulverde chamber aspires to bigger role By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer BULVERDE Bob Welch Bul verde Chamber of Commerce presi dent said the chamber will be a major player in 1997 through its efforts to promote the BulverdeSpring Branch area By getting more people involved in the chamber Welch believes the cham ber will do more good for businesses and organizations in the Bulverde Spring Branch area We are increasing our membership and we want to make it more of a dri ving force than it is Welch said We are working closely with other local organizations on anything we can do to help them grow and benefit our Welch said he expects the cham bers membership to double its pre sent number of 100 people in the upcoming year Welch said he wants the chamber to be an organization that will help people deal with growth coming from the San Antonio area We want to provide to businesses with other services such as access to federal and state programs and any thing to do with facilitating the growth of local charitable organizations and businesses in Welch said To help the BulverdeSpring Branch businesses get the exposure they need Welch said he is putting together a chamber page on the Internet to give the area a nationwide presence The city of San Antonios potential for annexing the Bulverde area will be a big issue facing both the chamber and residents in IW7 Welch said Obviously we have to face the growth and control the the chamber president said People will have to determine what level of gov ernment if any they want It is whether we want to nicoiporate or not Bulverde is moving with or without us A lot of growth is beating down our door It is up to us as members of the community that we stay on top of Jackson softens stance on Ebonics See Opinion Page 4   

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