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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas APage 4A HfiRALbZErn INH Thursday February COUNTY LOCAI STATE CRIME OF THE WEEK CrimeStoppers is asking for help in identifying a rob ber On Jan 31 about a Hispanic male entered the Diamond Shamrock convenience store at Interstate 35 and Walnut Avenue The man walked to the back of the store confronted an employee brandished a small caliber handgun and demanded money The clerk complied with the order and provided the robber with the cash from the cash drawer The rob ber then left with the money and other property and last was seen being driven on the IH35 frontage road and entering the on ramp to IH35 North The robber is described as an Hispanic male 18 to 22 years old about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 120 pounds He had black hair and brown eyes He also might have had a distinctive scar across the top of his right hand to the right of the index finger The robber was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans The vehicle in which the actor fled was described as a whitecolored twodoor Mazda driven by another individual No other information is known on the driver of the vehicle Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Detective Sean Gabbard of the New Braunfels Police Department at 830 608 2185 ext 213 Callers may also anonymously report information to the CrimeStoppers line at 830 6208477 or toll free at 800 6408422 CrimeStoppers is offering a reward of up to for the arrest and Grand Jury Indictment of the actor responsible for this offense UPCOMING MEETINGS NEW BRAUNFELS UTILITIES board of trustees Thursday NBU board room 263 Main Plaza ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS Thursday New Braunfels Municipal Building council chambers 424 S Castell Ave COMAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT board of trustees meeting 6 Thursday at Canyon Intermediate School 1275 N Business 35 NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL Monday municipal building 424 S Castell Ave Photo submitted Newly elected president of the Wurstfest Association David Lamon presents outgoing president Maurice Fischer with a plaque as a remembrance of the past year A new year begins Wurstfest Association looks ahead to 2000 SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNG The Wurstfest Association of New Braunfels producers of the annual WURSTFEST had its annual meeting in January During the meeting leaders reviewed the 1999 festival introduced newlyelected offi cers and directors for the cur rent year and discussed plans for the 40th annual Wurstfest Nov 312 One hundred and seventy five members attended Officials said the 1999 festi val was a success Many concessionaires set sales records on the second Saturday of the event During 1999 the Wurstfest Association focused attention on remaining clean up of flood damaged property More than was spent on facility maintenance and property improvements and was contributed to various community pro jects Contributions were signifi cantly reduced during the peri od of flood recovery and anticipated expansion David C Lamon officially took over as president of the organization and Ron DeStafano was named presi dentelect Vice presidents are Hal Herbelin Ron Voges and Doug Miller Other members of the board include Martin Allen Rusty Brockman Doug Crow Mike Doherty Maurice Fischer Bob Goebel Harvey Haas Randy Haugh Bill Holden John Kaderli Al Leach Fred Meyer and Jim Scheele Sr Lamon congratulated outgo ing president Maurice Fischer for his strength and leadership and presented him with a plaque and oversized scrap book as a remembrance of his year The Wurstfest Association is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote the local economy especially through tourism and preserve the communitys heritage Census tests scheduled at Canyon Lake The Bureau of the Census is looking for people in the Canyon Lake area to assist in the enumer ation of Census 2000 A 30minute test consisting of 28 questions will be administered this week to applicants interested in a variety of available positions Testing will be conducted today and Friday at Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church at 10 and at 1 on Monday Also on Monday at 9 testing will be conducted at Hidden Valley Community Recreation Center On Friday proctors will be at the Canyon Lake United Methodist Church at 1 and again at on Tuesday Interested persons can call the local census administration office at 210 9282594 or the national tollfree number 888 3257733 Appointments for testing are not required The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country has its regular monthly meeting at today at Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative auditori um on FarmtoMarket Road 3159 On Thursday a ribbon cut ting by Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce is scheduled for noon at the museums new home on DANA JONES FarmtoMarket Road 2673 for merly Dinosaur Flats Jane Austens Pride and Prejudice comes to the Krause House hi Bulverde with Catherine Radbill of Canyon Lake in the role of Lady Catherine The STAGE produc tion is a romantic comedy adopt ed from Austens novel by Jane Kendall Thursday Friday and Saturday performances are at 8 Friday through Saturday and March 2 3 4 9 10 and 11 Matinees take place on Sunday March 5 and March 12 at Tickets are for adults and for students and those age 62 and older Optional dinners are available after Thursday Friday and Saturday Lunch is available at 1 for Sunday matinees Dana Jones is a Herald Zeitung correspondent for the Canyon Lake area She can be reached at 830 Art scholarship available The Dale Wilson and Susan Wilson Robertson Art Scholarship competition will be 10 to 2 March 11 in the New Braunfels Art League Gallery 239 W San Antonio St The annual competition is for high school seniors majoring in fine art in col lege or attend an art school The scholarship will be more than and must be used for tuition for the first two semesters of school For information con tact Olga Wilson 6250197 Computer equipment donated to Heritage Museum through SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNG The Alamo Resource Conservation and Development Area and government agencies are uniting to donate used computers to different communities and orga nizations throughout the central and southwest part of Texas in order for them to achieve a higher standard of living for their resi dents The Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country got a donated computer at the regularly sched uled county meeting of the This initiative is part of the National Partnership for Reinventing Government Hassle Free Community Initiative The statewide program will pro vide computer hardware to various nonprofit and communitybased organizations especially in rural Texas The HassleFree Community Initiative is a way for government agencies to improve the accessibil ity of various services for cus tomers This type of partnering reflects the new focus in coopera tion between various government Water fair is slated March 25 BRACKEN is free to the third annual water fair 10 to 4 March 25 at the Bracken Community Hall 18490 Goll Bracken Texas The fair is sponsored by the Texas Agricultural Extension Service in Comal County and City of Garden Ridge agencies Resource Conservation and Development Councils and local nonprofit groups in their areas This is an initial donation to the various nonprofit and community based organizations It is anticipat ed that additional computers or other equipment will be available in the future Interested groups and organiza tions should contact their local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service office at 830 4265516 Comal County Seniors Beware You may be paying costly Long Term Care premiums for coverage you may never use You can have the coverage and keep your money Call for Free information detailing this unique Asset Based Plan 830 6207526 Advocates for financial Independence 68RC2B One call can keep you safe Operating heavy equipment too close to overhead lines is dangerous but buried electrical cable can pose just as great a risk To reduce the 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