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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 4A HERALDZfirnjNG Thursday May COUNTY LOCAL STATE FROM THE DISPATCH burglary A Californiabased engi neering company reported its 1998 GMC pickup was burglarized sometime Monday or Tuesday at a motel in the 1400 block of N Interstate 35 Someone stole a spotting scope and a tripod worth an estimated from the enclosed bed of the truck A 65yearold Canyon Lake area man was arrest ed about 1 Tuesday at Cypress Bend Park off Peace Avenue after New Braunfels Police Department officers received a report he was allegedly indecently expos ing himself He was booked into the Comal County Jail on bond for public intoxication A 25yearold woman allegedly was assaulted by a 35yearold New Braunfels man about 7 Tuesday in the 500 block of Ventura The man allegedly punched the woman in the face He was booked into the Comal County Jail on bond for assault More than 50 employees were evacuated about Wednesday from Owens Coming 1851 Seguin after employ ees detected fumes that smelled like a possible electrical fire New Braunfels Fire and Rescue personnel searched the building but found nothing The smell might have origi nated from roof repair work fumes that were sucked in through the buildings air conditioning system fire and rescue personnel said UPCOMING MEETINGS COMAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT board of trustees meeting 6 today Bill Brown Elementary School Texas 46 Bulverde SCHERTZCIBOLO UNIVERSAL CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 7 today Dobie Junior High School 395 W Borgfeld Cibolo NEW BRAUNFELS UTILITIES BOARD OF TRUSTEES Thursday May 25 board room Main Plaza NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL Monday May 22 New Braunfels Municipal Building council cham bers 424 S Castell Ave Comal ISD to SCORE major state literacy grant FROM STAFF REPORTS Comal Independent School District has received a state grant for a bilin gual program that will help promote liter acy among grade school students by involving their parents in their education The Texas Education Agency awarded the School and Home Collaborative for Reading Excellence grant for use at Frazier Elementary and Goodwin Primary schools next academic year Project SCORE is designed to ensure that every child is a proficient reader by the end of the path to reading success fourth grade The project is an early literacy inter vention said Carol Keller CISDs grants coordinator The courses offered in both English and Spanish will aggressively address reading skills empower teachers with the best in research training and educational resources enable parents and community members to create a supportive learning environment and lead atrisk students on Keller said families would be able to use the Frazier Elementary library two evenings per month and the Reading at Home program will be used to guide par ents in questioning strategies that improve studentreading skills Were looking forward to this grant because it will provide more staff develop ment for our teachers and more time with our parents as we work to improve reading and language said Sid Ridgway Fraziers principal This grant really encourages parents to be reading partners with their said Goodwin principal Marlene Moore Parents need to understand the reading process and realize that they are their childs best Goodwin and Frazier teachers will receive professional development in three integrated curriculum strands decod ing reading comprehension and written expression LOCAL BRIEFS Comal County to open clinic The Comal County Health Department will open its new immunization clinic Friday at the Bulverde Area Volunteer Fire Department FarmtoMarket Road 1863 and Cougar Bend The clinic is designed to serve the growing populations of west ern Comal County said Comal County Nurse Karon Preiss The clinics will he from to one Friday every other month The clinic also will serve Spring Branch area clients Preiss said Depending on the publics response to the new location the health department will consider offering additional clinics Lake information meeting set The Army Corps of Engineers has scheduled an information ses sion to present its summer plans for eight corpsoperated parks at Canyon Lake The meeting is scheduled for 5 May 24 in the Canyon Lake Action Center 1941 FM 2673 in Sattler By using this means as a forum we want everyone present to participate to hear comments concerns and offer recommenda tions for improved said lake manager Jerry Brite The meeting agenda includes identifying open and closed peri ods for the parks during the com ing year as well as seeking public comment on issues ranging from public park access to waterori ented public safety to flood ease ment management to protection of natural resources at the lake and the Guadalupe River CMS band performs in Brauntex The Canyon Middle School band concert begins at 7 today It is free and open to the public Water pressure changing as new zone comes on line Residents from Morningside Drive to County Line Road will notice an increase in their water pressure in the next few days as a new gallon storage tank and booster station are brought on line by NBU The tank and booster station are part of NBUs continuing efforts to enhance service for its water Canyon Lake chamber cutting lots of ribbons Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce will cut a lot of rib bons this week beginning with Hilltex Construction today The chambers monthly after hours mixer will be a Mexican Fiesta in conjunction with the rib bon cutting ceremony at 6 for Hilltex Construction com memorating the companys new location 13201 FarmtoMarket 306 DiAnns Salon will mark its grand opening with a ribbon cut ting on at May 24 next to Pedernales Electric Coop at 1500 FM 2673 On May 25 Edward Jones Investments will mark its recent opening at Canyon Lake with a ribbon cutting at 4 followed by refreshments The recently opened investment firm is next to McKenna Medical Clinic 1362 FM 2673 in Sattler Representatives from out of town travel and tour offices will be visiting the lake area on May 23 as the chamber hosts a famil iarization tour from to Local businesses such as motels campgrounds outfit ters retail and services will host the tour group Visitors will begin the day with breakfast before departing on the tour Canyon Lake resident Terry Milton will trade her keyboard for an ink pen this Thursday as she signs copes of her new book And the Devil Makes Miltons humorous column appears weekly in the Canyon Lake Times Guardian She will be at Canyon Lake Golf Club about 1 today at the Hole DANA JONES Area volunteers have found a way to make this Saturday a little easier for area residents Let someone else clean the car while shopping at the garage sale and car wash at Mobile Home Estates Park from 8 to The park is off FM 2673 on Overhill Drive across from the Everyday store in Startzville Then let Harry Bennett prepare some rib eye steaks for dinner He will be at the VFW Post 8800 in Startzville from 5 to on Saturday as grill master for the monthly steak dinner and dance Music this week is by the Dynamic Duo Rob Carter and Will Porter Having to move is never easy but Canyon Lake Animal Shelter Society has found new temporary quarters for its operations after thaving to move from the opera tions in Startzville With the help of volunteers Operations are now in Ml swing at the old batting cages 5530 FM 2673 CLASS needs volunteers who can give four consecutive hours per week to help with organiza tional operations and with earing for the animals To volunteer or for information call 903PETS Dana Jones is a Hewld system customers The increase in water pressure could rise signifi cantly in some instances which may affect customers water sys tems inside and outside their homes It will be a good idea to moni tor your water system for any changes in operation such as adjusting sprinkler heads and timers to compensate for the increased suggests NBU Water Systems Manager Wesley Hamff Submit local news releases at 707Landa fax 830 6063413 or email at Attention PEC Members PEC has hired contract crews from Utility Automation Integrators UAI to conduct a field inventory of PECs poles lines and pad mounted equipment in the area south from Johnson City to Spring Branch and throughout the Canyon Lake area They will require brief access to each pole or equipment location to complete this inventory Each UAI vehicle and employee will be clearly identified These crews also will carry a letter which identifies them as a contractor for PEC If you have questions please call PEC at 18885544732 Pedernales Electric Cooperative Inc 97RC5C MGtSTRATONPORM Please fill out one entry form for each person entering family member needio separate entry form Copies of mis form am acceptable Please print Please note No ENTRY Race Habifaf 11 Saturday May 2 ff fy I Cash Additional Donation Made for rtifteJ for Maim QCash Q Check DOytlltM PHCMM INTEUISOIY 0100 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