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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 21, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung g Tuesday October g 3 Hawaiian debs Photo submitted MidTexas Symphony debutantes Tasha Henry Lesll Dedek and Megan Snider are honored at a Hawaiian luau given at Surfenberg recently Approximately 50 guests attended the party given by Mr and Mrs Gary Henry Mr and Mrs Henry Dedek and Mr and Mrs Ron Snider Mom sets snare for boyfriends Mom Makes Too Much Room for Boy Close td Girls Heart Deaf Abby My 18yearold son has been dating a 20yearold girl for about 10 months Josh graduated from high school in June and left for the Army three weeks later Just before he left 1 Jessicas mother gave him the family engagement ring in case he wanted to use before he went Joshs father and I were very upset We talked and talked and finally convinced our son that he doesnt know Jessica well enough to marry her and he has no idea where his commitment to the Army will lead him Besides he is simply too young to marry Finally after four days of emotional turmoil Josh returned the ring to Jessicas mother Flu Shots Where to vote Constitutional amendment and Bulverde incorporation elections Election day is Nov 4 Early voting hours 8 to Monday to Oct 31 Monday through Friday at the Comal County courthouse annex third floor Room 306 Special early voting will take place from 2 to Tuesday and Oct 29 at the Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 office Bulverde Road By mail Applications can be accepted through Oct 28 and ballots can be mailed through Oct 28 Applications may be delivered in person until the day before the voting starts Oct After that applications must be mailed Only the voter may hand deliver application may apply on offpial application form can write the county clerks office with the following information name address precinct number and voter registration number address to which ballot should mailed Ballots can be mailed for the following reasons 65 or older disability and out of town ballot must be mailed to an outof county Comal Independent School District bond issue election Election day is Nov 8 Six early voting locations are open during the normal business day from Wednesday through Nov CISD Central Administration Offices in New Braunfels Comal Elementary School Bulverde Elementary School Bulverde United Methodist Church Bill Brown Elementary School and Mountain Valley Elementary School r The following are special voting locations and times of operation Goodwin Elementary School Wednesday and Thursday 1 6 Frazier Elementary School Wednesday and Thursday 1 6 Rahe Primary School Wednesday 18 Thursday 16 Oct 29 68 Arlon Seay Intermediate Wednesday and Thursday 1 6 Canyon Intermediate School Wednesday and Thursday 16 Canyon Middle School Thursday 48 Oct 27 48 Oct 29 48 and Oct 30 48 Smithson Valley Middle School Oct 2729 48 Canyon High School Oct 31 610 Nov 4 58 Smithson Valley High School Thursday 49 Oct 31 610 Nov 4 69 For information about early Voting irHheOISD bond election caHiHWoftice ofpublic information at 6258081 Voters to ponder weighty choices By DENISE DZIUK KNIGHT Staff Writer Voters in the Comal Independent School District will begin heading to the polls Wednesday to decide whether the district will get million in bonds to improve existing schools and build three new schools Last month the CISD board of trustees approved a bond election asking for a total of million to deal with anticipated growth in the district Voters will get to show support or opposition for four different pieces of Charges the package Proposition 1 asks for for the construction and equipment of school buildings in the district and purchase of the necessary sites This would include renovations to comply with health and safety code requirements and the Americans with Disabilities Act Proposition 2 would be for for the construction and equipment of a new high school and two elementary schools The price would include technology for the new schools Site selection committees have already begun looking for possible locations of the new schools The committee handling the new high school has found four possible sites and most are in Bexar County Proposition 3 calls for for technology upgrades at existing campuses Proposition 4 for included additional renovations and expansions of existing schools including band halls for elementary and intermediate schools exterior lighting and road and parking improvements for campuses From Page 1A Elbel allegedly tried to steal a fire truck and a tanker from the Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department station at Thursday His bond was set at Sheriffs office records say Elbel drove the new fire tanker through the doors of the fire station ran a stop sign and turned left onto Farm toMarket 2673 before flipping over the 1996 truck valued at Elbel had apparently tried to steal a fire truck in the station but abandoned that idea when he overheated the clutch sheriffs investigators said On Thursday afternoon a house fire on Canyon Lake Shores Drive claimed the life of 88yearold Lora May Pallone Harrel T Scott deputy fire chief of the Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department said on Friday the response time of the fire was delayed by four to seven minutes because of the loss of the damaged truck and tanker Comal County Sheriffs Office Lt Dennis Koepp said detectives are still looking to see if they can file criminal charges against Elbel relating to the fire We are still waiting for the fire marshals report and we would then have to sit down with the district attorneys Koepp said They fire marshal will give us a complete report and determine the exact cause of the fire and we will go from Fire Marshal Milton Willmann said the fire was accidental possibly caused by an overloaded electrical circuit Koepp said the county would need evidence that the loss of the equipment affected the outcome of the fire before it filed charges against Elbel To have a shot at this we would have to determine what the nature of the fire is and what equipment was Koepp said And if they didnt have access at the time would that have made a difference For the latest listings Real Estate see the HeraldZeitung Classifieds on Friday and Sunday A Iways Open A Iways Fresh Breakfast Buffet Daily to 15 Senior Citizen Discount Spanish Eggs iome Patty Sauiage Sausoge Orovy Bacon Fried Bologno ScrambUd Eggj Hash Browns Burritoj Bistuiti Horn All roads lead I Off IH35 North Conrads Road New Braunfels 830 6Q89352i J My son now informs us that Jessica and her mother are fixing up the basement of their home for him when he comes home on leave There is no end to this womans presumptuousness The extent to which she is going in order to snag my son for her daughter is making me ill I have written to Josh expressing my feelings but it hasnt helped He plans to stay at their when he returns My husband says ttui let him go but I am hurt frightened What can I do III in Dear III Remind Josh that marriage is far too serious nf commitment for a fellow his Most young men that age are in no great rush to get married although they do get Involved in some romantic encounters Trying to come between the two will only drive them into each others arms Let Josh know that true love patient and can wait and help him recognize the mothers actions for what they are manipulation From Page 1A ous strains of influenza Type A Wuhan to hit the United States this year Residents should roll up their sleeves now to arm themselves against the McWilliams said The prime time to get a flu shot is between Oct 1 and Nov 15 before the flu season begins McWilliams said vaccines were given early because they must be given before exposure to the virus and the body could take several weeks to build up the proper antibodies to fight the virus Getting a shot now for most people will provide adequate McWilliams said The closer to the flu season you get the shot the higher the risk of Although the flu itself is not deadly said McWilliams the complications that can accompany it such as pneumonia can be She said that is why highrisk groups are urged to get a flu shot According to Jim Schuermann public health technician in the TDH Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance Division the elderly are hardest hit by influenza and its complications Fewer than 30 percent of elderly Americans and others in highrisk groups heed our regular warnings to have yearly influenza he some older people fail to be vaccinated is because of a persistent unfounded fear that the vaccine can actually cause influenza The truth is that a vaccinated person may still contract some strains of influenza but not from the vaccine If they do become ill with flu the vaccine usually helps lessen the severity of the The local health department is trying to make sure the elderly in the community are prepared for the fight against the flu McWilliams said the health department would offer two clinics later this month for senior citizens in the county She said the clinicswould not only help the elderly segment of the population We can do more people that way and the more we immunize the healthier our whole community will she said In addition to flu vaccinations McWilliams said good hygiene practices such as washing hands and not sharing food go a long way in battling the spread of influenza Choir Concert Parents and friends of New Braunfels Middle School and OakRun are invited to the NBMS and OakRun schools Fall Choir Concert The concert Will be performed at 7 tonight in the OakRun School cafeteria OakRun is at 415 Timber Hollow off Texas 46 Come early parking is limited LANES AVAILABLE EVERY NIGHT Thurs Special V 49 6 PMClose A Gamo COMAL BOWL Behind 6256263 Sale We beat any deal No trip charges to New Braunfels this week only Blanco N corner of tiiiihco 4 Loon 110 18008800246 Plan your Sunday October 26th and advertise it in The Parade Of Homes page that will appear Sunday October 26th in the Braunfels Herald Zeitungs Classified The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung will be devoting a special page called Parade of Homes just for OPEN HOUSES held on Sunday October 26th The page will consist of 3 col x 3 in actual size 4 x 3 ads Each ad should consist of a picture a description of the house the address of the house and the times of your open house The cost of the ad will be To participate in the PARADE OF bring by or mail in a photo and description of your open house with to 707 Landa New Braunfels or Contact Lee Ann Melinda or Karen at 6259144 Deadline is Wednesday October 22 at 5 i a I t
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