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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 28, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sports h Birthday wishes from the ttoraldZftftung The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birth day wishes to Kimbcrley Anne Dtetert Joann Delano Colby Jo Delano Roslta Bobby Tristan 8 yean John Evans 70 yean old To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 P Feels like autumn Mostly clear becoming partly cloudy Highs near 90 Lows in the upper 60s upper 50s Monday through Wednesday cloudy days and fair nights Lows in the 50s Highs in the 80s Fair parade airs on TCI cable today Did you miss the Comal County Fair Parade Not to wor ry TCI Cablevision will air the parade on cable channel 16 at 10 and 5 today Take in the fair while you still can Todays fair events Carnival 11 to 11 Dance 6 to 10 with Rio Rodeo Bull Buck Out 2 Admission Adults 12 and older Children 6 to 11 Younger than 6 free Parking Comal Corral Old area code wont work after Oct 6 Wtih the area code changing residents need to remember to make necessary changes to make a smooth transition Telephone numbers on busi ness cards letterhead and per sonal checks need to be changed Cellular telephones fax machines and computers also may need to be repro grammed After Oct 6 the 210 area code for the Comal County area will no longer work Canyon Lake Action Center seeks drivers The Canyon Lake Action Cen ter is looking for drivers for its transportation program Those who have some time to give helping others can call 830 9642324 Reach to Recovery needs meeting room The Comal County American Cancer Society Reach to Recovery and Look Good Feel Good breast cancer support programs need an easily acces sible 10by10 feet or larger room with closet and air condi tioning This is needed on a longterm basis to meet and treat breast cancer patients and to store supplies related to breast cancer Call 830 625 3252 Keep saving those canned goods labels Thanks to the great commu nity response the Community Council of South Texas Head Start program has decided to conduct the Campbells Labels for Education drive through the 199798 school year Head Start can receive items such as microscopes globes and activ ity books in exchange for the coupons For a complete list of eligible products or for more information call 210 3798110 First Protestant says give the give of life1 First Protestant Church is con ducting a Community Blood Drive from to Oct 5 at the Seele Parish House on Coll Street Everyone is encouraged to participate Call 6291000 or 6097729 for information New Braunfels Her a IdZ SO 6 I1 i x 32 pages in four sections Sunday September SUNDAY Serving the Comal County area for more 145 years Home of Joann Dtlano and Colby Jo Delano Vol 145 No 228 Fair parade leads off perfect weekend HeraldZeitung photos by Michael Oamall The New Braunfels High School band marches down San Antonio Street Friday afternoon during the parade the highlight of the Comal County Fair festivities Activities will conclude today New attractions old traditions thrill thousands Kyle Lapotaire concentrates on his egg during the childrens games at the fair Children paly a series of games and receive donated prizes for each game station Seth Goodwin shows a bit of tension during the childrens tractor pull the newest event at the Comal County Fair New group aids families of Texas inmates By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND News Editor Parents try to plan for a world of possibilities when raising their chil dren Most probably do not consider a child will be convicted of a crime and go to prison Jackie Ullrich deals with the daily reality of having a child serving time Her son Paul Scott Ullrich was con victed in 1996 of the murder of Ben Kiesling and is in the Gatesville prison To help herself her son and her fam ily and others like them she has formed a local chapter of the Texas Inmate Family Association About 20 people attended the first meeting Aug 20 Theres a lot of pain in that Ullrich said TIFA serves the families of Texas prison inmates Members support each other emotionally at their onceamonth meetings Included in the ranks of crime victims are the families of the convicted criminals themselves said state TIFA director Linda Reeves Its hard to stand up and say I have a family member in Reeves said Your family secret is no longer a TIFA members share experiences and emotions Ive been able to heal because Ive talked to others who have been through the same Reeves said It doesnt matter what color your skin is if youre a mother your pain is just the TIFA members gain muchneeded information about the Texas prison system and how to work within it to help their family members Each chapter gives information on how the criminal justice system Reeves said The prison sys tem is an entire world of its own Its completely different from here in the The local chapter of the Texas Inmate Family Association meets at the third Wednesday of each month at Peace Lutheran Church 1147 S Walnut For information about the local chap ter call 6255398 For information about the Texas organization call 512 4486368 real Learning the all rules inmates have to follow and what rights they and Turn to Families Page 2A City of New Braunfels Master Plan progresses to next step Ru ftllSftM El VMT FMfil AMD Plan artina thrnilnh mrolimtnurvi 1QT7 ic in thr filrm nf a By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND News Editor New Braunfels residents can have a hand in the future shape of their city literally At 6 Oct 20 anyone who has an interest is invited to a pub lic forum on the citys Master Plan soon to be rewritten Literally hundreds of people have been meeting in committees dis cussing various aspects of be Master Plan going through the preliminary stages of writing a new one Just about every mover and shaker in local com merce and government is involved But what exactly is the Master Plan Whom and what does it affect It can have a profound said Master Plan Steering Committee Chairman John Dierksen Someone whos about to buy a piece of proper ty ought to look at the Master The current Master Plan written in 1977 is actually in the form of a book Dierksen said Anyone who wants to can go to the Dittlinger Memorial Library or the Municipal Building and see how city leaders in 1977 envi sioned the city would grow and how they planned for that growth The new Master Plan will be the same It will have zoning maps that show Turn to Plan Page 2A Who would use it developers small or large business owners II utility companies school districts real estate agents M government officials H iiHoiie UA pntpens in the au Papes steer wins By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer Dillon Pape must have wondered if he had a chance of being awarded a prize Saturday at the Comal County Fair Papes steer Blackie was a little bit aaxious during the judging competi tion of the show At one point during the contest Blackie broke away from his master and headed to the other side of the ring But 11yearold Pape remained cool It is a good thing he did because the judge was so impressed that he named he named his steer the grand champion With the title Pape received a silver belt buckle Pape who has cared for Blackie since February said he had to be force ful to calm his steer down I just showed him whos the said Pape a sixthgrader at OakRun School That is the first time he Jus acted up He has been here livestock grounds since Papes father Darrell said Blackie was probably nervous because he was in a small pen surrounded by people and because the morning was cooler than usual Darrell Pape has raised steers him self so he knows his steers He gave some important advice to Dillon before he entered the ring Keep your eye on the judge and present your steer Darrell Pape said Dillon Pape said winning the title was the culmination of months of rais ing feeding and watering Blackie and taking him to prospect shows in other Texas cities It is pretty hard it is a lot of hard Dillon Pape said We have gone everywhere to prospect shows Kerrville Bumet and The Papes hope to go to the San Antonio and Houston livestock shows within the next few months Dillons mother Debbie was espe cially proud of her son Especially since he won it at our own county she said It is some thing he has always wanted to Superintendent of livestock Ronny Johnson said 136 head of steers and heifers were entered in the contest It was a highquality John son said The judge had a lot of cattle to choose from and a lot of hard deci sions to Johnson said raising a grand cham pion steer or heifer v as a big respon sibility for the kids because most steers and heifers weigh between 800 and pounds A steer is a commitment fora kid Johnson said They eat and drink every day You have to teed them twice a day exercise them and wash But the toughest part comes during the competition itself under the watch ful eyes of the judge Johnson said The kids who compete need to know the steer and the steer needs to know them so that the steer will not kick its master during the show he said He judge will be looking for size and scale of the animal and a carcass complemented by a big rear end and a big Johnson said Presenting the steer is a big part of the show Johnson said They have tu present the animal to the judge and make him look he said They have to make sure his legs are squared and set Turn to Winner Page 2A Nixon should do the right thing resign Page 44   

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