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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 14, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                ge 4A HBRALDZEITUNG Friday January COUNTY LOCAL STATE FROM THE DISPATCH violation A 38yearold Canyon Lake man was arrested Wednesday by New Braunfels Police Department officers for vio lating the conditions of his probation He was booked into Comal County Jail on no bond Drug possession A 26yearold New Braunfels man was arrest ed Wednesday by New Braunfels Police Department officers for drug possession violating the conditions of his proba tion and driving while intox icated He was booked into Comal County Jail on bond and no bond charge A 19yearold Spring Branch man was arrested Wednesday by Comal County Sheriffs officers for unlawfully carrying a weapon He was booked into county jail on bond UPCOMING MEETINGS NEW BRAUNFELS PLANNING COMMISSION workshop Tuesday municipal build ing 424 S Castell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS DRAINAGE ADVISORY COMMITTEE Tuesday municipal build ing 424 S Castell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL WORK SHOP convention cen ter study 6 Jan 20 municipal building 424 S Castell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP bond package noon Jan 22 municipal building 424 S Castell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL Jan 24 municipal building 424 S Castell Ave COMAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT board of trustees meeting 6 Jan 27 at Bill Brown Elementary School 2041OW Highway 46 BURN BAN Because of dry conditions Comal County has instituted a ban on all outdoor burning in Comal County A person is considered in violation if burns any com bustible material outside an enclosure that contains all sparks and flames Violation of the burn ban is a class C misdemeanor punishable by up to a fine TLU to Hold Fast to Dreams for MLK SEGUIN Lutheran University will host a celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr at Sunday in Jackson Auditorium The program which will feature read ings and music by area music groups is part of the continuing tradition of MLK Jr Day celebrations on the TLU campus The event is free and open to the public This year s theme is Hold Fast to A highlight of this years celebration is a performance by the Seguin Freedom Choir led by the Rev Mclntyre The TLU Tuba Euphonium Ensemble and the Christian fraternity Gamma Phi Delta from the University of Texas at Austin also will perform event is important because of Dr Kings whole philosophy his dreams for us said Nikki Sittings sponsor of the TLU Black Student Union We have a mixture of performers up on stage and it all relates to the dreams of Dr Members of TLUs Black Student Union will lead the ceremony and also read quo tations from Martin Luther King Jr between musical performances The community is encouraged to attend the Sunday night event which is part of a number of celebrations around the city of Seguin for Martin Luther King Jr Day A march will begin at the Seguin Courthouse at I Monday and end at TLUs Jackson Auditorium where the Rev Frankie Rivers will speak The event is sponsored by the Guadalupe County Community Symposium and a number of Texas Lutheran University groups including the Black Student Union Fellowship of Christian Athletes Student Government Association Department of Music and Department of Theology and Philosophy It was organized by the Seguin Martin Luther King Jr Committee the TLU Black Student Union and the TLU Department of Music LIBRARY DISTRICT ELECTIONS Voters in Bulverde and the Canyon Lake area will cast their ballots Saturday on cre ation of rural library districts in their areas The proposed districts will raise the sales tax cent on purchases within the geo graphical boundaries of the districts The sales tax does not include purchases of gro ceries or prescription medica tions Library supporters have been pushing to create the districts to meet the demands of the growing communities they serve If passed the sales tax at the Canyon Lake area will go from cents to cents and sales tax in Bulverde will increase from cents to cents Polls will be open from 7 to 7 If heading to the polls check your voting precinct number and cast your ballots at these polling sites CANYON LAKE COMMUNITY LIBRARY DISTRICT Precinct 5 Startz Cafe 10350 Startz Road at FarmtoMarket Road 2673 and FM 3159 in Startzville Precincts and 19 Canyon Lake Action Center 1941 FM 2673 in Sattler BULVERDE AREA RURAL LIBRARY DISTRICT Precincts and 21 BulverdeSpring Branch Emergency Medical Services Building 4201 281 at Talking tall Former San Antonio Spurs player Johnny Moore talks to the Noon Rotary Club on Wednesday at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center Rotary member Vanessa Carpenter of Body Werks is Moores therapist and organized the speaking engagement Jose Emily favorite names for Texas babies SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNG Texas residents had more babies in 1998 than in any other year since births were first recorded in the state in 1903 according to the Bureau of Vital Statistics at the Texas Department of Health And those infants were more likely to be called Jose if a boy and Emily if a girl than by any other names These two names lead the list of the 10 most popular names for all Texas children born in 1998 the last year for which complete sta tistics are available And those names will likely be around for awhile Overall life expectancy for a baby bom in Texas in 1998 was years A male infant born that year could expect to live years while a female infants life expectancy was years Also females had a higher life expectancy than male infants in all racial and ethnic groups MARION BRIEFS Silent auction will benefit students Marion middle and high school PTSA will host its second annual silent auction This auction will be take place in conjunction with the opening of the new middle school on Jan 28 Proceeds from this fundraiser will go toward the minigrant and incentive programs for students MMS open house slated Jan 28 The new Marion Middle School is having an open house from to 8 Jan 28 A tamale dinner will be served and a bake sale is planned Donations are being accepted Call 830 9142803 MVFD serves up chili supper Marion Volunteer Fire Department is having an All You Can Eat Chili Supper at the Marion Fire Station No 1 on Jan 22 Serving starts at 4 Adult plates are childrens under 12 plates are Beef or pork chili ranging from mild to extra hot stew and cornbread will be served and food will be available to go For information call 830 9142141 or on the day of the event 830 4202950 SWIM POOLS SUPPLIES AND REPAIR Free test for water balance A equipment inspection we sell chemicals and Teach How To Use Them Call or Fax 8306291410 or 18002994859 Watch Batteries Inst Ride first woman in space to speak at SWT SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNG SAN MARCOS Former astronaut Sally K Ride the first woman in space will lec ture Feb 7 at Southwest Texas State University Ride will deliver the second annual James Lovell Lecture at Feb 7 at SWTs Evans Auditorium The event is spon sored by the James and Marilyn Lovell Center for Environmental Geography and Hazards Research located in the univer sitys Department of Geography Lovell a former astronaut and commander of Apollo 13 inau gurated the lecture series a year ago He will be present to intro duce Ride Advance ticket sales will take place from 4 to 8 on Feb 1 in the Evans Auditorium lobby Advance tickets are for the general public and for college students Tickets the day of the event will go on sale at in the Evans Auditorium box office The cost at the door is for general admission and for college students Students in grades K12 will be admitted free Rides speech will be preceded at 5 by a fundraising din ner in SWTs LBJ Student Center ballroom Tickets for the dinner are 100 per person 175 per couple or for a table for eight Reservations are required by Feb 1 and can be made by calling Angelika Lester at 512 2452170 Ride became the first American woman in space on the shuttle Challengers 1983 mission Her next flight was an eightday mission in 1984 again on Challenger She has more than 343 hours of space flight Ride served on the presidential commission charged with inves tigating the Challenger explo sion She then became a NASA administrator creating that agencys Office of Exploration and producing a report on the future of the space program She currently is director of the California Space Institute and a professor of physics at the University of CaliforniaSan Diego For information contact the Geography Department at 512 2452170 CD or IRA Maturing Tired of earning only How about INSURED Returns of per year This product has NO Stock Market RISK All funds are escrowed by the 3rd largest bank in America All returns insured by the worlds oldest and most prestigious Insurance company For more information please call McKay Financial 6207536 DOHERTY FAMILY PRACTICE NEW PATIENTS WELCOME We promise to see you within one working day usually on the same day you Dr Many insurance plans accepted 1533 E COMMON STREET NEW BRAUNFELS TEXAS 78130 6255799 OR METRO 6O93941 NORTHCLIFFE GOLF CLUB January February Winter Specials MONDAYS Golf all day with cart or call 8306067351 or 8306060616 for Tee Times I35 Exit 17B Cannot be combined with other specials TUESDAYS get a FREE hot dog or sandwteh and drink Before 1 pm a value WEDNESDAYS FREE Sleeve ot Top Flits golf balls with SEGUEV BEAUTY SCHOOL Ot the New Braunfels Campus Classes Starting Now Financial Aid Available lei those who qualify locutecl Al 314 West San Antonio St New Braunfels Texas No Appointment Necessary Custonters Always Welcome   

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