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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 15, 1999, New Braunfels, Texas                                NEW ofm NQQ3 ISWEST HICROPUBLISHING 2627 E YfiNDELL DR PELS EL pflSO TX 79903 76 HERALDZEITUNG Vol 148 No 192 52 pages in 4 sections August SUNDAY Serving Coma County since 1852 INSIDE Straw king Texas Gov George W Bush led the GOP field In an Iowa straw poll on Saturday No winner has ever gone on to claim the Republican nomina tion but the informal vote gives candidates a feel for their chances in next years early primaries Steve Forbes finished second and Elizabeth Dole was third Nine candi dates participated Cowboys head west today Its take two for Dallas in the 1999 pre season The Cowboys play at Oakland today in their second exhibition game Dallas coach Chan Gailey said he would take another good look at his ing Wane McGarity a former Texas Longhom 711 A Medicine man A Seguin pharmacist shares his secret for success in getting kids to take their medicine Doug Parker of Parkers City Pharmacy offers FLAVORx a formula devel oped by a father and son team in WEATHER Temperatures in the 70s and 80s are expected across Texas but theres a catch thats before dawn The National Weather Service said highs in the upper 90s will continue over the state See page 2A for the forecast INDEX McClinchie wins Bulverde NW mayoral race BY CHRISTINA MINOR Staff Writer The votes are in and residents of Bul verde Northwest have chosen Mai McClinchie to serve as their first mayor McClinchie received 54 of the 64 votes cast a 68 percent margin of victory over Paul Maurer who received 10 votes Im please and gratified by the sup port McClinchie said The vot ers had a clear choice they showed they were more aligned with my views of the McClinchie said his duty as mayor was to create ordinances and resolutions for Bulverde Northwest similar to those used by the city of Bulverde He also will lead the process to consol idate with Bulverde I told people who were frustrated to take a look at Bulverde and see what they he said I told them what they Bul verde had we would Maurer said he figured McClinchie would win because McClinchie is the one who started the annexation to begin with Theres no justice Ill be watching his every move and see how fair he Maurer said what McClinchiels plan did not reflect the views of everyone in Bul verde Northwest He wants to follow the city of Bul verde Maurer said They just changed to a Type A city and plan to raise the tax rate to Im going to get some peo ple to rally behind me and not vote for this McClinchie said he had collected a num ber of signatures for a possible consolida tion vote in November Its nothing earthshaking right he See BULVERDE RESULTS Mayor Mai McClinchie 54 84 Paul Maurer 10 16 Aldermen Carolyn Benham 52 Charles Lebrecht 52 Harry Trappe 50 Nancy Wehrung 49 James Winegar 48 Writein votes 3 Marshal Kip McClinchie 55 95 Writein votes 3 5 Schools back WAI Carta Bal a fifthgrade teacher at Canyon Intermediate School staples a tree to her Welcome Back bulletin board Coma ISO will begin its school year on Monday School zones no place to speed County city authorities have eye out for violators Comal ISD makes keeping kids cool its top priority BY HEATHER TODO Staff Writer Summer vacation officially will end for more than Comal County students Monday but the dog days of summer are just begin ning Comal Independent School Dis trict students and staff will return for the first day of classes Monday morning with temperatures expect ed to soar into the triple digits CISD will have about stu dents enrolled at 15 campuses across a 600square mile area Elementary and primary students will begin classes between and and end classes around 3 Middle and high school stu dents will start school around and get out of classes by Hot forecast Residents of South Central Texas have been plagued with 100degree days since Tuesday and forecasters predict little relief in sight Pat McDonald National Weath er Service spokesman in New Braunfels said temperatures would remain at or near the 100degree mark until at least Wednesday This heats going to continue for awhile with drier and hotter condi tions About Wednesday some gulf moisture will return and tempera tures will drop below triple he said Itll be more humid and there will be some chance for show ers Wednesday and School officials said they were prepared to beat the heat when stu dents jammed into crowded facilities Monday morning especially during recess and break times Nancy Cobb CISD administra tive assistant to the superintendent said All of our coaches and physi cal education teachers are aware of the heat conditions They are going to make sure water is available that the kids get plenty of breaks and they are going to watch for signs if the kids are suffering from the Cobb said the district also had large fans available What about The broiling sun and tripledigit temperatures will keep most teachers See SCHOOL75A BY CHRIS CREWS Staff Writer Two months of whizzing through school zones will come to an end Monday when classes begin at Comal Independent School District campuses New Braunfels Police and Comal County Sher iffs deputies will patrol school zones to control traffic and spot drivers violating speed limits Complete list of CISD school zones Page 5A Capt David Ott of the sheriffs office said deputies and county constables would be at 10 schools in unincorporated areas of the county Monday through Wednesday With all the growth in the county were trying to indoctrinate all the new people who have moved in where the traffic problems Ott said WAI Melisa Lowman a teacher at Canyon Intermediate prepares her classroom for Mondays first day SVHS principal says security cameras a possibility BY HEATHER TODO Staff Writer Coma Independent School District stu dents could see some changes some new faces on campus this school year School officials are taking steps to beef up security for the 19994000 school year which could include new security nel and surveillance equipment Classes for all CISD students begin Monday Smithson Valley High School principal Brad Williams said he was considering security cameras to keep tighter surveil lance over the entrances Im seriously look ing at it looking at the logistics the electrical matters and seeing how much itls going to he said SVHS is expected to have students this year up 300 from its 19981999 enrollment of Williams said a set of four security cam eras could run from to He said he wanted to put cameras at the schools main entrances and exits but was WILLIAMS waiting until after trustees approved the 19992000 budget to see whether funds would be available Trustees could approve next years budget Monday night Were also looking at parking fees as a source of Williams said Additional security measures could include limiting access to the campus to only the entrance at Texas 46 during school hours 9 to 3 and an additional WIEGAND resource officer to patrol outside the cam pus Ive requested a fulltime outside secu rity person who would not necessarily be a sheriffs deputy to check vehicles and keep watch over whose coming in and he said WilUams also said the school would add more duty positions to increase the num ber of teachers patrolling hallways dur ing school hours Nancy Cobb CISD administrative assis to the superintendent said school staff at all CISD campuses updated crisis man See   

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