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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 19, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZettung g Friday December 9A Heart Association donation American Heart Association Comal Division board president Dave Howell second from right accepts a Community Challenge Grant from Dan Davis Ultramar Diamond Shamrock fleet credit analyst The Comal Division was selected for this from a pool of applicants from throughout the United States Also present were Glnny Eanes Comal Division board member and chairman of the American Heart Walk and Arlene Chalkley right American Heart Association regional director SAC slates spring registration San Antonio College offers more than 40 courses in the evening at Canyon New Braunfels and Seguin high schools this spring Registration continues in Seguin from 4 to 6 Jan 6 at Seguin High School Cosmetology Building 1227 E Cedar St and in New Braunfels from 4 to 8 on Jan 7 at 900 W San Antonio St near W San Antonio and The Bookmobile will be available in Seguin from 4 to7 on Jan 12 at Seguin High School near room 518 and in New Braunfels from 4 to 7 on Jan 13 at 900 W San Antonio St Courses will be offered in the evenings in accounting business computer information systems criminal justice economics English government history mathematics medical terminology office systems technology psychology reading sociology Spanish and speech New Braunfels and Seguin students might want to enroll in Internet courses such as the new Geographic Information Systems criminal justice and English and telecourses including Spanish biology and child which can be taken at home via the Internet or television with travel to only a few times a semester for orientation and exams For information about these options call 8009447575 ext 2181 For information about classes at Randolph Air Force Base call 659 1096 Students can register by telephone at 210 5541900 For information in New Braunfels call Mike Fitsko at 830 6292647 from 4 to 7 on Tuesdays In Seguin call David Quails at 830 3725770 ext 308 from to 7 Mondays or leave a voicemail message anytime For information about San Antonio College distance education courses call 800 9447575 ext 2045 DPS warns against holiday drinking AUSTIN AP It might be the couple driving home from an office party or a college student shuttling themselves to another latenight bar but the Department of Public Safety expects 42 people to die on Texas highways during the Christmas holiday We all get caught up in the holiday said Dudley Thomas DPS director It leads to speeding people neglect to fasten seat The counting period runs for 107 hours from 6 Dec 24 to midnight Dec 28 There were only 18 deaths during the holiday last year but that included just 30 hours DPS also predicts that up to 46 people could lose their lives during the New Years holiday which lasts for 102hours from 6 Dec 31 to midnight Jan 4 The fatality count for the 30hour holiday last year was 20 people A large number were not wearing seat belts a large percentage were involved in alcohol fhbhihs said of tKbseWlled last larger percentage was involved in Having the Christmas and New Year holiday fall near a weekend means that people will be celebrating longer providing more opportunities for accidents Thomas said He also warned motorist against aggressive drivers which have become known as road rage If you become involved in that get a way from he said adding that drivers should pull off of the main highway if necessary DPS will have every available trooper on Texas roadways to encourage people to drive safely and legally Thomas added Thomas was joined by representatives from the Department of Transportation Alcohol and Beverage Commission and the Parks and Wildlife Department in urging people to be careful during the holiday season Motorists are being asked to drive with their headlights on Friday to remember those killed or injured in alcoholrelated crashes Lights on for Life day also is a reminder that law enforcement officers will especially target impaired drivers during the holiday season according to the Texas Department of Transportation Drunk driving effects everyone in some said Carlos Lopez deputy director of traffic operations for DOT It continues to be the most frequently committed violent crime in He said drunk driving often is mischaracterized as an accident Impaired driving is no said Lopez They are predictable and TABC will be targeting bars and the holidays We are going to try to prevent all of these establishments from serving to intoxicated people and from serving to underaged said Gregory Hamilton chief of enforcement and marketing practices Hamilton said that underage drinkers can be the most dangerous Kids are not drinking socially They are drinking to get he said noting that they also tend to be lessexperienced drivers Hamilton also said he was particularly concerned about people coming home from office or house parties that have been I would like to encourage the persons hosting these parties to be aware of intoxicated persons and I plead with you not to let these people to drive he said Editors Note People stranded by car problems that dont merit a 911 emergency call can phone DPS toll free at 18005255555 Local authorities will be contacted to help the Activist gets two years for releasing mink SALT LAKE CITY AP An animal rights activist was sentenced to two years in jail for freeing thousands of farmbred minks many of which died of stress or were run over by cars Clinton Colby Ellerman 21 pleaded guilty to burglary and theft in the attack in July at the Holt Mink Ranch in South Jordan 20 miles from Salt Lake Ellerman and several others freed animals in the name of the militant Animal Liberation Front The BOXCARMii 62004 I I MERRY CHRISTMAS 1259 COOP 337 1 WE HAVE A LARGE SELECTION 8306296021 Bikes Boards 940 West San Antonio St i New Braunfels TX 6251711 10 To 6 four best value everyday BLUEPRINT SIZE COPIES 900 South Seguin 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