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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 8, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas ID Sunday Junes 1997 Rickcl ffles for NBISD seat ftyDENISEDZlUK Staff Writer A local homemaker and mother of two has filed for one of the atlarge seats on the New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees that voters will fill on Aug 9 Stacie Rickel 41 filed one of two atlarge scats in the election Incumbent Bette Spain filed for re election last month Incumbent Leo Chafin said in a May meeting that he had not decided whether he would seek another term Rickel who is currently a hpmemaker formerly worked as a sales engineer and pharmaceutical representative Rickel is married to sales consultant Alex and will have been married 10 years in December The couple has two sons Luke 7 and Andrew 6 Both boys will attend Lone Star in the fall Rickel said the family moved almost four years ago to New Braunfels from the San Diego area because of the community and education system As we had our children we started talking about where we wanted to raise our kids Thats when we decided to come back to my roots in Rickel said We just felt like it was a great place to raise Since moving to New Braunfels Rickel has been active in her sons education and activities She has Served on the superintendents parent Stacie Rickel advisory board since 1996 was a PTA treasurer at Lamar Primary from 1995 to 1997 and served as fund raiser co chairperson for Lamar Primary from 1995 to 1996 She was a HOSTS volunteer and classroom reading volunteer at Lone Star from 19961997 Rickel helped organize various teacher appreciation lunches at her church and Lamar and is an active soccer and baseball team mom as well as room mother for both boys Rickel said over time she became interested in how the school board worked the job it does and the effect it has on the education of children She said she is an independent and decided running for the board would be a good move Children are my highest priority and our childrens education is a high priority with my husband and she said If elected Rickel said she will strive to keep the lines of communication open between her taxpayers and other board members She said effective and open communication is extremely extremely Another top issue for Rickel will be accountability She said board members need to continually make sure patrons are getting the most for their money and need to be accountable What you want to do is provide the best that you can for your teachers and students with the dollars you have in a responsible she said Rickel is also confident in the leadership capabilities of incoming superintendent Ron Reaves She said the great families students faculty trustees and administrators put the district is a prime position for success New Braunfels does have all of the components to become an exemplary said Rickel I believe that with all my Rickel added that serving as a trustee would M both an honor and a privilege because it is an awesome responsibility to make sure each student Also up for election in August are the District 1 and 4 seats Sylvia Sanchez currently holds the District 1 seat Sanchez has filed for reelection She will be challenged by computer technician Henry Garza District 4 became vacant in April when Jaime Padilla resigned with a year remaining on his term No one has filed for that seat yet NBISD trustee elections will be held Aug 9 and filing for a seat on the ballot ends June 25 Obituaries IVfeta E Schmidt Meta E Schmidt of New Braunfels died Thursday June 5 1997 at Colonial Manor Care Center at the age of 87 Mrs Schmidt was born on April 30 1910 in New Braunfels to John A Doeppenschmidt and Augustine Kunke Doeppenschmidt On May 7 1931 in New Braunfels she married Emil Schmidt who preceded her in death She was a resident of the city for 29 years and was a retired inspector for Mission Valley Mills She was a member of the First Protestant Church and a charter member of Eagles Auxiliary and Hermann Sons Lodge Survivors include sistersinlaw Alice Schmidt of New Braunfels Hattie Vetter of San Antonio and Lonie Breecher of San Antonio numerous nieces and nephews and a very close friend D Jane Alberthal of San Antonio Visitation will begin at 3 Monday and continue until service time on Tuesday Funeral services will be at 11 Tuesday June 10 1997 at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home with the Rev Richard Carse officiating Burial will be at Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park Memorials may be made to the Charity of ones choice Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home On the agenda FEMA denies Texas disaster status By MICHELLE MITTELSTADT Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP Texas isnt getting the presidential disaster declaration Gov George W Bush requested to deal with the aftermath of the killer tornadoes that hit Central Texas with a vengeance last week But that doesnt mean federal help of one sort or another wont be forthcoming As residents of Jarrell and Cedar Park work to rebuild lives homes and businesses they may be eligible for lowinterest loans and other relief from the Small Business tfie AgricuVture Department 9ncj ftp Department of HousingiKatlrbariDevelbpmeht Nonetheless Bush and other state officials expressed disappointment Friday that they were denied a major disaster declaration and its promise of greater federal bounty The Federal Emergency Management Agency notified Bush that the property devastation from the May 27 twisters which claimed 28 lives didnt meet the threshold required to trigger the help Based upon a review of all available information we have concluded that the impact of this event is not of the severity and magnitude that warrants a major disaster FEMA chief James Lee Witt wrote in a letter Friday to Bush Recovery costs for this event seem well within the combined capabilities of the state and local Some 239 homes and businesses were destroyed or damaged when the twisters hit May 27 striking Jarrell with the greatest violence Total damages are estimated at Bush who had voiced concern that his disaster request would be denied expressed disappointment at the rejection But he said Texas will continue to do everything possible at the state level to assist the people of Central Texas whose lives were impacted by the SBA will provide lowinterest loans for eligible homeowners and businesses not fully covered by private insurance in Williamson Bell Travis Milam Bastrop Bumet and Lee counties And farmers will be eligible for lowinterest Agriculture Department emergency loans to rebuild farm structures replace lost livestock and compensate for production losses HUD is allowing Texas to shift nearly million in Community Development Block Grants to rebuilding efforts in the recovering areas Another million will be availablefor and repair under the HOME Under federal law a major disaster declaration is given only when the scope of the damage exceeds a states ability to handle said FEMA spokesman Morrie Goodman Federal officials also examine whether there is adequate private insurance coverage and eligibility for SBA help The Edwards Aquifer Authority will meet at 3 Tuesday at its office in San Antonio 1615 N St Marys to consider a proposal that would enact aquifer management fees for all permitted well owners For more information call 800 2921047 Here is the current fee proposal with payment due by the end of August Municipal and industrial 1 per acre foot of water Agricultural per acre foot New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at Tuesday at the Education Center Board Room 430 W Mill St The meeting is a workshop The board will study the 199798 budget New Council will meet at 7 15 Monday in the Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave Topping the agenda is a proposed holiday lighting project at Cypress Bend Park The initial cost is estimated at with in profits estimated for the first year and estimated for subsequent years Police Beat New Braunfels Police arrested three New Braunfels men early Thursday morning near Loop 337 and Hanz Drive after a witness reported they had broken into Comal Saddlery Western Wear police said The owner who was working late confronted the men ages 25 19 and 22 at about and saw them take off with a saddle and some pairs of boots police said The owner reported the incident to police who made an arrest of the driver a few minutes later and then chased the other two men into a field where they were arrested police said The men were charged with burglary of a nonhabitation and were held in custody at the Comal County Jail in lieu of bonds each police said The stolen property was recovered police said VrfUuniy oncrm s vJiiic Friday Arrest on charges of assault causing bodily injury Canyon Lake man 41 Thursday Arrest on charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle Spring Branch woman 43 bond Comal County Constable Thursday Arrest on charge of failure to attend school New Braunfels woman 42 bond New Braunfels Police Department Thursday Arrest on charges of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and placing serial number with intent to change identification Laredo man 49 bond Arrest on charges of public intoxication and violation of a city ordinance San Antonio man 49 Braunfels man 19 bond bond H Arrest on charges of expired Arrest on charge of engaging in ijcense plates and no drivers license organized criminal activity New Houston man 36 bond GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE All shows before Adults Kids Seniors WALNUT 6 62964OO IH 35 and Walnut Ave ass lo MISS NlCHOL NlCHOLK CONTESTANT FOR Miss IUNETIINTH 1997 Saturday June 21 1997 Saengerhalle BBQ Dinners 1 lam3pm Dance Cover with DJ Ronald McBride 8pm12pm For more information call 6066936 Times good thru Con Air f Lost I World L f Doily No Show Daily Lost World PG13 Daily Doily riitn Element PG13 I Daily I rial Error PCM31 Doily J j 1 Snow Thursday All Seals FLIPPER go The Deals are Better Becker 1995 Ford F150XTT 6 cyl 5 spd Cassette Cast aluminum wheels Running boards Dual tanks Tilt Cruise Dark Green Pedro Gayton Jr Pedro Gayton Jr passed away on Saturday June 7 1997 in New Braunfels at the age of 76 years He is survived by one daughter Carrie Rodriguez of Ft Worth TX grandchildren Christine Rodriguez of San Diego CA Charlene Rodriguez of Ft Worth TX Carrie Melissa Fernandez of Killeen TX great grandchildren Carlos Rodriguez and Juan Francisco Fernandez II five sisters Louisa Garza Guadalupe Farias Manuela Martinez Carmen Hendrus all of New Braunfels and Maria Bernal of Killeen TX Visitation will be from 8 Monday at the Zoeller Funeral Home with a rosary to be recited at 7 in the funeral home chapel A procession will depart the Zoeller Funeral Home at Tuesday for a 9 Mass at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with interment to follow at at the Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the mass Lotto Texas Est million jackpot TEXflS LOTTERV er Generation of Family Service FUNERAL HOME 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