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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 23, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                2A O HeraldZeitung O Sunday February NISD seeks Internet guidelines By CONNIE SWINNEY HeraldZeitung Sex and unwanted advertising on the Internet may find its way into classrooms some nrca school officials say so Netting strict guidelines for student access and parent awareness may help block inappropriate Navarro Independent School District 12 miles east of New Braunfcls brought Internet access to their students this school year School board members Monday approved a disclaimer for pnrenls to sign warning that students could find controversial materials on the worldwide information network linked by computers It is impossible for Navarro ISO to restrict access to all controversial materials and I will not hold them responsible for materials acquired over the network reads the disclaimer I agree lo accept all financial and legal liabilities which may result from my inappropriate use of the Navnrro ISD telecommunication Superintendent Jliirold F3csson said Title From Page 1 great way to meet people It is just so much suid Prciss You get to meet more girls in Comal County and make some new friendships Its just a wonderful Prciss a senior at New Braunfcls High School handed over her title Saturday night to Ycaman As the 199798 Junior Miss Ycaman received several scholarships and will represent he area at the stale contest held in San Antonio Wilson said the winner at the state level will then compete for the national title in a competition held in Mobile Ala Prciss said she has mixed feelings about relinquishing her title but added that she has enjoyed the past year In a way I am but in other ways its been a busy said Prciss Im excited for the next girl who will get to experience all the things iMaW this JR MISS WINNERS Melissa Yearnan 199798 New Braunfels Junior Miss Laura Cook First Runner up Valyn Llncisey Second Runnerup Jessica Sullivan Third Runnerup Megan Snider Spirit Award Melissa Yeaman Presence and Composure Valyn Lihdsoy Physical Fitness Valyn Lindsey Creative and Performing Acts Heather Fest Scholastic Achievement Laura Cook Ticket Sales Casey Woods Best Decorated TShirt 1 Doposil Pick up plug you will w 4FREE taali ST City Pharmacy WtiUmShopplnjCenUw 101426 Group 99 pei pwion the district did not anticipate how easily the Internet would offer web sites peddling items which include sexuallyexplicit material cars and credit cards We were one of the schools that hooked up naively to the Dcsson said So far our students have been really gootl We have had minor incidents where mainly its been students stumbling into inappropriate materials Bcsson said he found one student who had accessed an application for credit card Kids have a tremcndously inquisitive he said We do our best to monitor what the children are accessing We look for frequency in someone accessing a wcbsitc and were able to block it out if its Navarro students in sixththrough IZthgradc currently use the Internet at their schools to find facts for biographies college preparation tuition financial aid world geography mail and politics Although teachers guide them through use of the Internet for educational purposes students may browfic at school and at home For general information We dont want anybody to come up after the fact and say they didnt know they might run into school board president Dwayne Englcr suid Its got to be an honor system with some consequences If they violate that confidence it can be taken Computer science teacher Tom Lcvcridgc has kept a close watch on his studentsuse of the Internet Were not jusl turning them loose You con get into stuff on the Internet quite Levcridgc said You can pull things up and not you were going to an Xralcd site until you get there Right now students arc accessing under direct teacher he added while were trying to get a policy into A complete Internet use policy is scheduled to be presented for approval to Navarro school board members in March Whistleblower found guilty of insubordination SAN ANTONIO AP A sergeant who accused the Army of retaliation after he brought the riotous Happy Bus trips to Fort Sam Houston officials attention has been found guilty by a courtmartial of insubordination Sgt who filed complaints against drill sergeants and instructors was found guilty Friday of two insubordination counts and Celebrate innocent of being absent from a place of duty Ortega 40 argued that the charges were revenge for complaints he made against drill sergeants since December 1995 including a sexual misconduct complaint about non commissioned officers and trainees during a trip to Nucvo Laredo Mexico FromPagel this Mary Warren regent of the Captain James Jack Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution spoke about Washingtons farewell address which was published Sept 9 1796 Warren said many of the concerns raised in that address continue to be relevant today This wasr say goodbye to hisfallow Americans aridgive therh advice on the course they could said Warren During the war Washington relied heavily on the Military Intelligence System and Ross Shipman president of the Texas Society Sons Correction The phone number for VoluntccrFcst sponsors or to donate prizes was incorrect in Fridays edtion of the I leraldZeitung The correct phono number is 625 7004 GIIT HOOKS AVAIIAMU WALNUT 6 629640O IH 35 and Walnut Ave the luncheon was a great wafy to honor Washingtons 265tb birthday and the contributions he made to the United States We still have some work to do but America is still America and Its our said Lee God Bless i XVM TCJCIMO Awards Saturday March 1 1997 Alamodomo CALL Now TICKHS I 3249600 I 232IM2 DlKovwCord Matter cord I ALL SHOWS BEFORE PM TliMM Horn thru mpire 1 Vaeati U MsnJks own JO Evita Absolute Jower liTIRH KdilKii liiliiloii IftHBO Presented in Obituaries Jeanette Brothers Jeaneite pawed away Feb at the age of 55 yean She is survived by one ion Russell and wife Dcbra of Anchorage Alaska granddaughter Samantha Gonzalez of New Braunfcls mother Myrtle Bueche of New Braunfcls sister Leita Mac Mass and husband Dennis of New Braunfcls and one niece Crystal Haas of New Braunfcls Services were held Monday Feb 17 1997 at Zoellcr Funeral Home with interment in the Ouadalupe Valley Memorial Park Memorials to the charity of ones Choice fer FUNEtyLHOME George R USAF Lt Col Retired George R Bmcks passed away on February 20 1997 at Colonial Manor Care Center at the age of 75 years He was a member of the VFW Post 071110 National Association of Retired Federal Employees 110666 associate member of Albert Kypfer Lodge Sons of Herman German of the American Revolution told how that intelligence system was used Shipman said using invisible ink and encoding information was passed through enemy lines and helped Washingtons efforts Intelligence as a function has been known since the earliest times And he can be and is credited with the forming of the first Military Intelligence said Shipman Washington was his own chief of American Society Comal County Senior Citizens life member Mission Qtorof Bruckt Valley Bowling Club 20th Fighters Group Association and a member of the Peace Lutheran Church Mr Brucks was also a avid skat and domino player Survivors include his loving wife Carolyn Schriewer Brucks of New Braunfcls five sons Glenn Brucks and wife Susan David Brucks and wife Sydney Alan Brucks and wife Judy Don Brucks and wife Dorothy and Robert Brucks two daughters Patricia Valentine and husband Les and Conde Brucks eleven grandchildren three brothers Roland Brucks and wife Dolores Bernard Brucks and wife Helen and Horace Brucks and wife Martha one sister Edith Brchm and Lotto TOXM 34 39 Eat million jackpot TEXflSr LOTTERY Travel Preview Show Siollisli Ishiiuls Thursday Feb 27th Club Hotel by Doubletree 410 Broadway In San Antonio RSVPto Incredible Journeys Inc Group Escorted Tours BRAUNTEX 625 4411 290 W San Antonio That Darn Cat Fools Rush in Beautician Beast doesnt make sense to work hard all your life and then give your savings to someone else Help protect your assets Call me about 2Way Long Term Care Iniurance protection agoinit the high cpiU of nuriing home care and ipecial care at home No obligation for the facts Phont todny for details 6082604 BethQueldner BANKERS CHICAGO IL husband Ray Memorial Mivices will be conducted on Monday Feb 24 at 10 at the Peace Lutheran Church The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Hospice New Braunfcls or the Peace Lutheran Church er HOME Harry Hefmer Harry Hcimcr age 72 of Spring Branch TX died Friday February 21 1997 in San Antonio He was born January 15 1925 in Path TX to Willie Heimer and Anna Koch Hcimcr He married Annie Zucrcher on May 9 1950 in New Braunfcls She preceded him in death in 1992 Mr Heimer was a farmer and rancher He was a member of the St Paul Lutheran Church in Bulvcrde Producers Cooop past member of the Board of Directors of Victoria Bank Trust New Braunfcls Director of Bulvcrde Spring Branch Director of Bulvcrde Community Center member of Comal County Farm Bureau Spring Branch Fire Department Spring Branch Bowling Club Bulvcrde Lions Club Gcrmania Farmer Vcrein Comal County Republican Executive Committee He served as precinct chairman for Precinct He was a member of the Comal Couniy Guadalupe Soil Water District GermanAmerican Society and was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign War Survivors are daughters and sonsinrlaw Kathleen and Leon West Cindy and Tim of Spring Branch brothers Melvin Heimer of Bracken Harold Heimer of Floresville sister Eteska Schlather of New Braunfels sisterinlaw Elsa Frobocsc of San Antonio five grandchildren Justin Jason and Elisa West Kimbcrlcy and Steven Pundt He was preceded in death by a sister Vcra Brucmmcr Funeral services will be Tuesday February 25 at at St Paul Lutheran Church in Bulvcrde with Rev Marvin Kocnig officiating Interment will follow in the St Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery Public visitation begins after noon Sunday and continues until 9 Monday The family will be present Monday evening from 7 until 9 to receive friends at Zoeller Funeral Home Memorials may be made to St Paul Lutheran Church in Bulvcrde or to the American Diabetes Foundation er FUNEWLHOME YOGA H A U HATH Ay OCA Now Kvailable in New Braunfels Call For Class Schedule and To Reserve A Space Suite 304 3rd Floor 6089642 YOGA San Antonio St American legion Post 179 410 W Coll New Braunfels 0 from th library Lie 1 M HflW H Hurry In Offer ends Friday February 28th ONTHS Including Ufillrriltea Local Air Time For Ttoo or Four Your Choice From Wireless Services ASK ABOUT OUR INSTORE SPECIAL FREE PHONES FREE ACTIVATION Many models to choose from m B 8788 0297490 UtvuVffc Pofamty W IWiipMto fwykMMllutauwViw pdini CMlwMn twu ICM wilMlKa M wfw nuwihly W V7 la Uw MM two iMIr Tltt twiitowii iwu nf ihi n witf te upjIitJ io Mutwy fiJ Mwb IW4 II wHI wJKM 111 Iw 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