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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 16, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                March COUNTY LOCAL STATE FROM THE DISPATCH Evading arrest A 48yearold Canyon Lake area man was arrest ed March 8 by Comal County Sheriffs Office deputies for evading arrest or detention He was booked into the Comal County Jail on bond A 44yearold Austin man was arrested March 8 by New Braunfels Police Department officers for dri ving while intoxicated He was booked into the Comal County Jail on bond Probation violation A 28yearold New Braunfels woman was arrested March 8 by Comal County Sheriffs Office deputies on a motion to revoke her probation She was booked into the Comal County Jail on bond UPCOMING MEETINGS Comal Independent School District board of trustees meeting 6 Thursday March 16 at BilfBrowh Elementary School 20410 W Highway 46 Recycling Advisory Committee noon Tuesday March 21 New Braunfels Municipal Building meeting room 424 S Castell Ave New Braunfels City Council Monday March 27 New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave Comal Independent School District board of trustees meeting 6 Thursday March 30 at Bill Brown Elementary School 20410 W Highway 46 Comal Independent School District board of trustees meeting 6 Thursday April 13 at Canyon Intermediate School 1275 N Business 35 Comal Independent School District board of trustees meeting 6 Thursday May 4 at Bill Brown Elementary School 20410 W Highway 46 Comal Independent School District board of trustees meeting 6 Thursday May 18 at Bill Brown Elementary School 20410 W Highway 46 TLU choir to perform home concert SEQUIN The Texas Lutheran University Choir will perform selections from its spring tour repertoire at a home concert beginning at Thursday March 16 at Jackson Auditorium The choir has returned from a weeklong tour through select cities in Texas and the Southwestern United States The concert is free and open to the public Free will offerings will be accepted The TLU choir which has the longest tradition of annual con cert tours of any choir in the Southwest will perform a vari ety of sacred and classic selec tions including Pachabels Sing A New Byrds I Will Not Leave You and Ives arrangement of the Sixtyseventh Psalm Other musical selections include contemporary arrange ments of ethnic songs Hombe a Kenyan folk Alleluia taken from Brazilian and two con temporary Scandinavian songs Lundviks Quiet Rain and Wessmans Water Under Snow Dr Sigurd Christiansen left professor of music choral director and holder of TLUs Mary Gibbs Jones Chair in Choral Music is in his 28th year as director of the Texas Lutheran University Choir Courtesy photo is A number of tradi tional carols and hymns are also on the program The 55voice choir is under the direction of Dr Sigurd Christiansen Christiansen pro fessor of music choral director and holder of TLUs Mary Gibbs Jones Chair in Choral Music is in his 28th year as director of the Texas Lutheran University Choir CISD considers awarding school renovation bids BY HEATHER TODD Staff Writer Comal Independent School District trustees will consider awarding bids for school reno vations and construction included in the 1999 bond package when they meet 6 Thursday at Bill Brown Elementary School 20410 W Highway 46 Kenny Whistler of Whistler Architects a consultant for the district on the Bill Brown Elementary School project will recommend trustees award a bid to the Artisan Group for Renovations to BBES include additional restrooms kitchen remodeling electrical upgrades and heating and air conditioning system modifica tions Trustees also will hear a report on road development and traffic control in front of BBES in connection with a new grocery store on Highway 46 near the school Dennis Rion senior engir neer with PapeDawson Engineers is the civil engineer for the project and will give the presentation Trustees also will consider awarding a bid for the Farmto Market 306 and Hoffman Lane elementary school water sup ply system In other business trustees could take action on a resolu tion to purchase additional land for future renovations and additions at Canyon High School Trustees also could approval buying property for a new ele mentary school in the 281 and Cibolo Creek area Canyon Lake man pleads guilty to sex assault 1A FROM STAFF REPORTS A 49year old Canyon Lake man pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of sexual assault of a child andideliyeity Ml marijuana to a minor Juan Carlos Sierra is accused of sexually assaulting a 16year old male Oct 25 1999 and of offering him marijuana at the boys residence in the Canyon Lake area Sierra also faces sex ual assault charges in connection with an incident on Oct 26 1999 Sierra accepted a plea agree ment Tuesday in District Judge Charles Ramsays courtroom with a recommended sentence of eight to 12 years in a Texas Department of Criminal Justice facility Sierra was arrested on the charges Oct and he was released Feb 15 after posting a bond Sexual assault of a child is a seconddegree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison and an optional fine of Delivery of marijuana to a minor also is a seconddegree felony Sierra is scheduled for a sen Native plant sale slated for April BOERNE Cibolo Nature Center presents the Ninth Annual Mostly Native Plant Sale and Festival from 9 to 5 April 29 at The Kendall County Fairgrounds in Boerne on Texas 46 The sale offers Texas native trees plants and seeds sold by area nurseries garden acces sories and native plant books expert gardening advice food booths kids activities and book signings by native plant authors Admission is free Funds raised will support the Cibolo Nature Center For more information call Shawn at the Cibolo Nature Center at 830 2494616 9 to 3 Monday through Friday tencing hearing May 25 Mark Mault chief deputy dis trict clerk said a judge could accept the plea and sentence Sierra within the recommended eight to 12 years or the judge could reject the plea If the judge rejects the plea Sierra could withdraw the plea and submit a harsher plea or the case could go to a court or jury trial Sierra was represented by attorney Ray Taylor only costing about he said Board members also selected Stryker Saunders Mountain Breeze and Big Foot Canoes as vendors for the periodic river cleanups Hardtoreach holes at the bot tom of the river also will be a lot cleaner thanks to the North Ameri can Oceanographic Society out of Houston which donated its clean up services in exchange for scuba diving time and experience at the river The group will make four con secutive weekend dives beginning March 24 and cover the whole low er river in four weeks DOHERTY FAMILY PRACTICE NEW PATIENTS WELCOME we promise to see you within one working day usually on the same day you calL Of Jim Many insurance plans accepted 1533 E COMMON STREET NEW BRAUNFELS TEXAS 78130 6255799 OR METRO 6O93941 maturing CD 1 yr PDIC insured Noncallable Rates current as of 125OO Offer subject to 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