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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 2, 1999, New Braunfels, Texas                                NEW PELS i in DM so E YHl101 OP IX 7 r4 il t 3 HERALDZEITUNG 117 52 pages in 3 sections May SUNDAY Serving Coma County since 1852 INSIDE Two Canyon Middle stu dents accused of firing at teachers homes are sched uled for a detention hearing on Thursday New Braunfels ISD will conduct a safety task force forum on Tuesday 16A Just like home New Braunfels has a variety of bedandbreakfasts to choose creating even more choices for visitors year See what our area has to Running wild Two Canyon seniors qualify for UIL state track and field Spurs win San Antonio and Utah will battle for the top spot in the Western Conference today in the Alamodome after the Spurs defeated Portland in overtime on WEATHER Expect clouds and a chance of rain throughout the day with highs in the low to Rain will remain in the fore cast for Monday and Tuesday as See page INDEX Key code 77 Watson keeps seat for District 6 Rodriguez claims District 5 I Comal ISD voters say yes to million school bond issue Nichols win seats on CISD board of trustees Its Mayor Williams Mayorelect says golf course fees will be first project BY PERI STONE Staff Writer Getting a hold of New Braunfels new Stoney on election night was a bit of a The phone was or no one picked And the victory party was at his parents at the end of a winding But music and laughter spilled from this particular home on elec tion The revelry was so in no one answered the Williams was mix ing with supporters in the backyard near the drink and cigar in Other celebrations were had else where for new District 5 council member Lee a local and newly reelected District 6 countil member Juliet who already had served one Im excited to get to Williams naming golf course fees as an immediate a contractor with GuadaComa garnered or percent of the His Robert a 60yearold retired received or percent of the Im disappointed for the people who worked so hard for Kendrick Kendrick said Williams should make a point to listen to all the peo ple of New not just the chamber of See ROBIN New Braunfels mayorelectStoney vyiHiamsi jokes with friends and supporters at his victory party oh defeated Robert Kendrick by 408 For a breakdown of city and Comal ISD yotifjg by see page CISD board gets two new members BY HEATHER TODD Staff Writer Comal Independent School District patrons elected John Bertelsen and Nick Nichols Sat urday to represent the Canyon Lake area on the board of a sales representative in the Comal County area and president of Con cerned Taxpayers of Comal a local taxpayers won 243 votes out of 883 for the single member District 4 Im obviously very and the job is going to be a lot easier now that both of the bonds have passed and we can deal with oth er he president of Sandier Business Insti tute in San won the single member District 3 seat frommcumbent Scott Watson with 254 of the 754 votes Nichols Im very happy with the results and Id like to thank all the voters who voted for I look forward to serving on the board and I want to work hard to make CISD the best school district in Bertelsen defeated opponents Jim Bill and John Nichols won over opponents Pat Watson and Suzan elected to the board in 1996 in a twoway was not available for comment Saturday CISD board celebrates bond victories BY HEATHER TODD Staff Writer Dan Kruegers whoops and hollers in the hallways of the Comal County Courthouse Sat urday night gave away the results of a million bond election before the final votes were president of the Comal Independent School District board of was voicing a mix ture of joy and relief felt by many on the districts sevenmember board after Saturdays Im trustee Dora Gonzales I feel that all the hard work definitely paid off and that everything is really starting to fall into District patrons approved both propositions of the districts two phase plan to address exploding student growth and facility needs for the next 10 Fourteen percent of registered CISD or Proposition which will fund expansions of both high schools and build three new elementary passed unofficially with votes compared to votes against the Proposition which will fund the building of a new high school in also passed unofficially with About patrons voted against the propo Saturdays successful bond elec See Milosevic agrees to release soldiers Yugoslavia AP Yugoslav leader Slobodan Milosevic agreed Saturday to hand over three cap tured soldiers to the Jesse Jack who urged NATO to reward the ges ture by halting the bombing of Yugoslavia for one Jackson said he would be carrying a let ter offering a facetoface meeting with President Clinton to resolve the fiveweek Despite Jacksons pleas to give Yugoslavia a night of peace from officials said the prisoners release would have no effect on NATOS air cam Lyn von compares footwear with Hayley during Folkfest on Saturday at Conservation The event continues from 11 to 5 Admission is for adults and free for children under ROBIN HeraldZeitung The soldiers possi ble release after a more than a month in captiv ity could be a sign Milosevic is moving to find a way to end the Kosovo The Yugoslav leader might also be trying to imprpve his image in the United States and to exploit antiwar rumblings in NATO jets flew missions over Yugoslavia on and air raid sirens sounded in Belgrade shortly after MILOSEVIC The staterun Tanjug news agency said 40 people were killed earlier Saturday when a missile hit a civilian bus in Koso while five other people died in a strike on the provinces secondlargest Yugoslavias staterun Tanjug news agency said die three soldiers would be handed over to who led a religious delegation to Belgrade and met with Milo sevic on The president took the decision in sup port of Jesse Jacksons peace Tan jug We do not see them as enemies but victims of war and Milosevic conferred with key advisers after seeing who later said Yugoslav officials decided to release the three Americans held captive and to them to leave with us Jackson said the three would accompany his delegation back to Croatia on where diey would then fly to the nearest air likely in officials were cautious in their ini tial responses to the announced Jackson called national security See Folkfest attracts more than for historical exhibits BY PERI STONE Staff Writer Saturday was a full day for at least one New Braunfels Angelica won first place in the Kindermasken Parade costume con test as Raggedy rolled clay into a small rode a made her own blue and pink candle and quilted all at the annual Folkfest celebration in Con servation Plaza and the Museum of Texas Handmade And I ate a lot of she roasted a fruit And After the explicit directions of Don Yanas learned to make the German dish after first tasting a sam She rubbed the cabbage across a shredding it into fine and men See   

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