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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                4A g HeraldZeitung o Sunday May Opinion To talk with Managing Editor Micah Boyd about the Opinion page call 6259144 Ext 220 Z e i t u n g inion Online contact To submit letters and guest columns electronically by way of online services or Internet or to simply contact staff members the newspapers address is NBHZeitung@AOL.com QUOTABLE This religious liberties amendment would serve as a brake on some who view religion as some sort of communicable William A Donohue religious leader 1996 Readers to determine newspapers master plan EDITORIAL Kudos Kudos is a regular feature of the Herald Zeitung in which readers can recognize the work or support of individuals and organiza tions in the community Send your Kudos to HeraldZeitung 707 Landa New Braunfels TX78130 or fax them to 210 For all the employees at the New Braunfels Post Office we would like to thank all the citizens of New Braunfels and Comal County Working together we collect ed almost pounds of food for the New Braunfels food bank Adding up the total of food collected over the last five years is pounds This could not have hap pened without the citizens and employees of the postal ser vice working together We would like to thank the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung KNBT and KGNB radio stations the mayor the City Council the Chamber of Commerce all the business es in New Braunfels and Comal County that allowed us to place our posters in their stores Also we want to thank Comal Pawn Shop for the use of the sign we used in front of the post office Again thanks so very much Get ready The sixth annual food drive is May Donald McBroom NALC Branch 2805 Kudos and great appreciation to the following mer chants who displayed and accepted bids for our silent auc tion Ryans Steak House The Collection Angels and Inspirations Attic Antiquity Coiffure De Ville Tis the Season Lenises Floral Creations Hobby Lobby Blue Skies Boutique Makin Waves The Dog House Front Porch Antiques To the HeraldZeitung and last but not least to the beau tiful people who bid on the chairs and stools we thank you all You made our fundraiser a great success Jewell Haubouldt New Braunfels Lioness Club president Write us The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung welcomes letters on any pubbc issue The editor reserves the right to correct spelling style punctuation and known factual errors Letters should be kept to 250 words We publish only original mail addressed to the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung bearing the writers signature Also an address and a telephone number which are not for publication must be included Please cite the page number and date of any article that is mentioned Preference is given to writers who have not been published in the pre vious 30 days Mail letters to Letters to the Editor the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Texas 781311328 Fax 210 6251224 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Editor and Publisher Ext Toney Managing Editor Ext Boyd Marketing Director Ext Borchardt Classified Advertising Manager Ext Reininger Business Manager Ext Lee Hall Circulation Director Ext Ann Avery Pressroom Foreman Ext Parnell Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Comal County Tx 78131 1328 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in New Braunfels Texas Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three months six months one year Senior Citizen Discounts by carrier delivery only six months one year Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas three months six months one year Mail outside Texas six months one year Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by Tuesday through Friday or by on Sunday may call 210 6259144 or by 7 weekdays or by 11 on Sunday POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Brawifels HeraMZeitung Draw er 311328 New Braunfels Tx 78131 1328 We need your help We here at the New Braunfels Her aldZeitung want to know what ser vices and features you would like your local newspaper to provide This past week at one of the Little League fields a reader spotted me and explained how she appreciated the cre ation of our Heads Up column on the front page The purpose of Heads Up is truly just to give you a heads up on situations or events that are happening that day or the next that might have a direct impact on you or your family This reader mentioned the daily updates on road work on Interstate 35 The mess on that highway affects many of our readers and we at the Herald Zeitung have an obligation to keep dri vers posted of changes and construc tion Our worlds are becoming more and more complex and time continues to become one of our most precious intan gible possessions The news staff needs to be looking out for the readers letting them know when changes or situations might present unexpected obstacles to accomplishing everyday objectives Doug Toney Who better than you to help us fig ure out what those situations and events are The Herald Zeitung staffs goal this summer is to reconsider every aspect of the content of the newspaper With the help of you and other readers we hope to improve and expand the services we provide We are looking for volunteers like you who will let us know what they would like to see and read in the Her aldZeitung Some of what Ive already heard includes more state and national arti cles Several years ago the Herald Zeitung reduced much of the news arti cles from outside of Comal County We plan to increase not only the num ber of state national and international stories but increase our local informa tion as well What kind of local infor mation we add will depend on what our readers tell us they want The next time you need to know something ponder whether its some thing you and others might appreciate having in the HeraldZeitung What about comics Which of our comics do you like Dislike Do you know of a comic we are not currently publishing that you would like to see in our newspaper Let us know What about our columnists Cal Thomas Dear Abby our local colum nists More stories on child rearing fishing environment cooking edu cation weather gardening Let us know What about sports coverage As a reader and a parent I would like to see more coverage of Little League and soccer As publisher Ive asked Sports Editor Tom Erickson to contact the soccer Little League soft ball bowling and tennis leagues and others to determine whether the orga nizers would like to see more coverage of their sports in the HeraldZeitung With literally thousands of New Braunfels and Comal County residents young and old participating in sports we would need the cooperation and assistance of coaches and league orga nizers to ensure that information such as scores and standings could be gath ered and published in the newspaper in a timely manner Were certainly will ing to do our part If you are involved in such a sport and want to know more about how you can get your leagues information into the HeraldZeitung please call Tom Erickson at 9259144 extension 223 We stand ready for your comments and suggestions Here are a couple other people you can call Sue England news editor extension 221 Jason Borchardt marketing direc tor extension 208 Doug Toney publisher extension 201 We want your suggestions and ideas Take the time to call or write us The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels Texas 78130 Doug Toney is publisher and editor of the The road to New Braunfels My name is Jim Fox of Grandbury Texas 1 want to tell you about the life changing experience that I had at your local First Assembly of God Church last winter I was going through some very trying times while we were build ing and working on Bucklands mobile home park One night I was at the end of my rope and a voice said go to the Assem bly of God I went to several churches and they told me how to get there When 1 walked in church was already in service 1 started to leave but the people were plain and friendly They were all smiling and worshipping the Lord It was not very long after that a man came and asked me if I would go with him to the altar When he said this I already knew that it was of the Lord and I went Thank you Lord I got deliv ered from all the chains of my life Hal Jim Fox lelujah When I went home and tried to explain what hap pened I felt like they said I was crazy When my family and I went back home nothing was the same I found myself talk ing and writing songs about the Lord I have never written about any thing before But peace is where you find it and joy is a state of mind I moved here and I am serving God at First Assembly of God Church with the people who want to make a differ ence with love Come worship the Lord with Brother Dave and his wonderful family and me Jim Fox is a member of First Assem bly of God Write em Senate Sen Kay Bailey Hutchi son 283 Russell Senate Office Washington 20510 Phone 202 2245922 FAX 202224 0776 Local Office 8023 Vantage Drive Suite 460 San Antonio TX 78230 Sen Phi Gramm 370 Russell Senate Office Washington Phone 2022242934 FAX 2022282856 Local Office 404 E Ramsey Suite 200 San Antonio TX 78216 Phone 210 3669494 FAX 210366 2016 State of Texas Gov George W Bush Box 12428 Austin TX 78711 Phone 512 4632000 Atty General Dan Morales Box 12548 Austin TX 78711 Phone 5124632100 Sen Jeff Wentworth Dist Box 12068 Capitol Station Austin TX 787112068 Phone 512 4630126 Local Office 1250 NE Loop 410 Suite 425 San Antonio TX 78209 Phone 210826 7800 Sen Judith Zaffarini Dist Box 12068 Capitol Station Austin TX 78711 Phone 5124630121 Laredo Office 2107222293 The Associated Press Today is Sunday May 18 the 138th day of 1997 There are 227 days left in the year Todays Highlight in History On May 18 1897 a public reading of Bram Stok ers new novel Dracula or The was staged at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in London an event that roughly coincided with the books publi cation On this date In 1642 the Canadian city of Montreal was found ed In 1804 the French Senate proclaimed Napoleon Bonaparte emperor In 1896 the Supreme Court endorsed the con cept of separate but equal racial segregation with its Plessy vs Ferguson decision In 1926 evangelist Aimee Sernple McPherson vanished while visiting a beach in Venice Calif she reappeared a month later claiming to have been kid napped In 1933 the Tennessee Valley Authority was cre ated In 1951 the United Nations moved out of its tem porary headquarters in Lake Success for its per manent home in Manhattan In 1953 Jacqueline Cochran became the first woman to break the sound barrier as she piloted a North American F86 Canadair over Rogers Dry Lake Calif In 1969 astronauts Eugene A Cernan Thomas P Stafford and John W Young blasted off aboard Apollo 10 In 1980 the Mount St Helens volcano in Wash ington state exploded leaving 57 people dead or missing In 1991 Helen Sharman became the first Briton to rocket into space as she flew aboard a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft Ten years ago Sen Paul Simon of Illinois entered the Democratic presidential race Five years ago The Supreme Court ruled that states may not force mentally unstable criminal defendants to take antipsychotic drugs while on tri al unless a good reason is shown to require the med ication One year ago President Clinton seeking to deflect Republican criticism that he was weak on welfare reform endorsed Wisconsins welfaretowork plan in his Saturday radio address Louis Quatorze won the Preakness Todays Birthdays Singer Perry Como is 85 Pope John Paul II is 77 Actor Bill Macy is 75 Sportscaster Jack Whitaker is 73 Actor Pernell Roberts is 67 Actor Robert Morse is 66 Actor and television executive Dwayne Hickman is 63 Baseball HallofFamer Brooks Robinson is 60 Bluegrass singermusician Rodney Dillard The Dillards is 55 Baseball HallofFamer Reggie Jackson is 51 Country singer Joe Bonsall The Oak Ridge Boys is 49 Rock musician Rick Wakeman Yes is 48 Country singer George Strait is 45   

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