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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 13, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                Canyon soccer teams sweep Oastrop See Page 5 50 CENTS raun 20382 M009 s EL PASO TX 799 903 12 pages in one section Thursday February id 1997 Serving Comal County and surrounding areas for more than 145 years Home of Charlto Vol 145 No 66 Inside Market Place DearAbby SLimmtisch Blftttdfly wlshts from ttoraMZrtung The New Braunfeli Herald Zeitung extends birthday wishes to Ruth Pharfa William Potter JoBeth Jimeraon Tripper Lewis Nicholas Bueche Ray Tovar Chariie Setter Brooks Raffia 9 years Wilma McLaughlin Stanley Hummel Hermelinda Hernandez Happy anniversary wishes go to Daniel and Rojo Hortence 45 Mr and Mrs Jaime Hernandez To fiave a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259 1 44 PoMip Count MoW Pollen measured in parts per cubic meter of air Information provided by Dr Frank Rlvtr Information Comal cubic feet per sec ond down 16 fom Wednesday Edwards Aquifer Panther Canyon Well feet above sea level up 09 Canyon Dam discharge 148cfs Canyon Lake inflow cfs Canyon Lake feet above sea level Above conservation NtwBnuntotoUtHinM NBU reports pumping million gal lons of surface water Wednesday and gallons of well water were used Cftywlde garage sate accepting donations TheGhilclrens Museum in New Braunfels will hold its annu al to 4 March 2 at the Civic Center Booth rental is for one and for each addi tional Admission is for adults with maximum per family Donations are being accepted Call for information Senior Sweetheart Dance on tap Friday Comal County Senior Citizens Center will hold a potluck supper and Sweetheart Dance at Friday at 655 Landa St A dance will follow Bring a meat and side dish veg The Center will provide BYOB for dance time the Center has ice and setups A donation will be accepted at the door Winter visitors reception today A free reception for winter vis itors is scheduled from to pm today at the Civic Cen ter including door prizes hors doeuvres complimentary beer wine and soft drinks Live music is offered by The Happy Travelers The event is sponsored by the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Free American music concert today The New Braunfels Music Study Club TFMC NFMC invites the public to its Parade of American Music at today in the Family Life Center of First Protestant Church Rousing band music by the Comal Community Band is scheduled along with showboat medley by the New Braunfels Community Chorale and barber shop harmonies by the Hill Coun try Chorus Admission is free CnristMn Academy registration opens Fall registration at the New Braunfels Christian Academy ppens today for PreK 3 through 10th The school is located at 995 Mission Hills Drive Call 629622 for information Jfil 1 Mi b normal for the timd The rainfall aVerage has increased a bit if you to norrnal rainfall average is a year compare it from Oct 1996 thru February of this Ijfo WilHatiis said the forecast for today calls for year Janes said ploUdy skies with temperatures in the low We still need a significant recharge t i i Janes said That is when all dry creek beJs arc full weather svstemwill Friday of x Mrs New Braunfels puts emphasis on children first9 By ABE LEVY Staff Writer SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Melanie Rae Ambs 20monthold daughter provides an extra spark during youth meetings at St Johns Episcopal Church The26junior and seniorhigh age youth dont know sometimes how to act before the rambunctious toddler in front of their teenage peers One moment theyre trying to be so cool and the other moment a kids crawling on the floor trying to entertain Ambs said 1 think its good to see the real ity of a baby I dont think they realist the time it Youth have become a priority for Arflbs the first Mrs New Brounfels candidate jn the Mrs Intenw tiortal 1997 pageant wlio left her cessful computer business to raise her daughter June ftill time Anned wjih the platform Children the 37yearpld mother came to New Braunfels three years ago from the RaUas and said she hopes to the northwest loca i Aerobics wear i Afitonto Is begins at 8 at apnd the Zaragosa Theater at Fiesta in8anAntpnlo with evening weafi competition to follow free parking will be provided tickets Sunday 10 finalists competi s at 2 at the Theater tickets cost This particular pageant has such a focus on what can I bring to New Braunfels and what can I bring for Ambs said It promotes positive vaJues Theres a real need for that The competition is scheduled to begin Friday at Fiesta Texas in San Antonio with oneonone interviews which represent 50 percent of the over all scores The rest of the judging is based on aerobic wear and evening gown competition which is scheduled for Saturday Later that evening the pool of 36 candidates will be trimmed to 10 The tinajists will compete in all the cate igain Sunday afternoon when the Mrs Texas winner will be announced The winner will compete in the inter national competition in August in either Tyler or a location in Louisiana said pageant director Shonnie Bray That competition will include rep resentativesfrom each of the 50 states and a few from foreign countries Ambs who participated in the parade for the Downtown Lighting Ceremony was chosen from six appli cants to represent the city in this com petition Bray said This competition which is paid for by sponsors of the contestants is unique because it emphasizes com munity involvement and commitment to family Bray said celebrate what theyve accomplished in life rather than a she said These women arc stable in their lives from the support of their husband and friends Most women in our age group are looking for a way to give back to their Last year the 40 contestants logged hours of community service in their perspective cities throughout Texas Bray said Ambs who participated in drama activities in high school said the com petition will help her in promoting charitable groups in New Braunfels and work with youth She plans to conduct a workshop for girls called Beauty Inside Out that will benefit Family Outreach She also plans to promote fundrais ers for Family Outreach and La Leche League speaking engagements for two local organizations and participate in Wassailfest and Glowfest next year New Braunfels is family oriented and has some more traditional values than the Dallas Ambs said Thats part of the reason for my mov ing here a place where we go to the store and they know CISD board filing on tap District and 5 seats up for vote By DEMISE DZIUK Staff Writer Three seats on the Comal Indepen dent School District Board of Trustees will be up for election in May and the period to file for those scats begins Monday The GISD board of trustees con sists of one representative from each of the seven geographical singlemember districts within the school CISD bookkeeper Jo Schwab said the three scats up for election are districts j 1 2 and 5 Currently Lee Ikels repre sents District 1 Dan Krueger repre sents District 2 and Derald LaRuc rep resents District 5 Schwab said the filing period for the May 3 elections opens Monday and individuals will have until March 19 to throw their hats into the ring She said there are three basic qual ifications for filing They have to be a registered voter and they have to have lived in the sin gle member district for six months or said Schwab Schwab said individuals wanting to file for a place on the ballot need to complete the proper paperwork She said they can come by the CISD Cen tral Office 1421 North Business 35 Schwab said typically two or three individuals will run fora seat depend ing on whether the incumbent runs for reeleclion A lot of times when the incum bent doesnt file more people will run for a seat and I dont know if the incumbents tfre running said Schwab She said individuals interested in filing for a scat or voting in the upcom ing election can determine their dis tricts by looking at their voter regis tration card The card will have CIS followed by a number on the righ hancl side DISTRICT PROFILES The following are brief descrip tions of the three districts that will hold elections to fill seats on the Comal County Independent School District Board of Trustees District 1 Located in the New Braunfels area and includes streets east of Valley Textiles Rhine Terrace Summerwood and the River crest area south of Common Street and River Acres Drive District 2 Bordered by Hays County line Purgatory Road FM 300 and the Guadalupe River to the County line and Includes Guadalupe Cpunty both sides of Highway north of the Guadalupe en Hunter Road Royal Forest thepivercrest area north of Com mon Street and River Acres Dri ve and Hoffman Lane District 5 Bordered by the Kendall County line Highway 3B1 FM 2673 and the Cibolo Creek and includes Smithson Valley north of FM 3159 Qul verde west of 281 and north Qf Cranes Mill Ftoad The Woods at Spring and the portion of Kendall County Time to clear up seating issue Page 4   

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