Friday, June 23, 2000

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 23, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas 4A June COUNTY LOCAL FROM THE DISPATCH arrest A 21 yearold New Braunfels man was arrest ed about 9 Friday on 17 outstanding municipal warrants by New Braunfeis Police Department officers at his workplace in the 1000 block of Mission Drive The man was booked into the Comal County Jail and bonds were set that totaled more than burglary A 38yearold Birmingham man reported his 2000 Chrysler van was burglarized some time between Tuesday and Wednesday at the Hampton Inn parking lot in the 900 block of Interstate 35 Someone broke out a front window of the van and stole a digital camera worth about Damage to the window was estimated at Theft A 21 yearold New Braunfels man reported sometime Tuesday or Wednesday someone stole golf clubs that were propped up against a wall outside of his residence in the 700 block of Moonglow The golf clubs were estimated to be worth about New Braunfels Police Department officers said they do not have a suspect in the case UPCOMING MEETINGS NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL Monday New Braunfels Municipal Building council chambers 424 S CastellAve SCHERTZCIBOLO UNIVERSAL CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT Wednesday Oobie Junior High School new addition 395 W Borgfleld Road Cibolo NEW BRAUNFELS CITY Monday July 10 New Braunfels Municipal Building council chambers 424 S CastellAve NEW BRAUNFELS CITY Monday July 24 New Braunfels Municipal Building council chambers 424 S CastellAve Find out each morning with the HeraldZeitung For more information or to subscribe call today NBW HERALD UNO GVTC ready to distribute million Ouadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative Inc will distribute in capital credits to its memberowners this year GVTCs 45th Annual Mem bership Meeting on Wednesday June 28 will be the first opportu nity for members to pick up their capital credit checks As a cooperative margins not needed to maintain and operate the coop are allocated back to the members Once again GVTC had a year during which it grew by leaps and bounds Residential lines increased by 10 percent and business lines increased by 29 percent GVTC now serves over access lines and is still the largest telephone cooperative in Texas In 1999 GVTC broadened its service offering and truly became the one stop shop for all your communications In March of 1999 Ouadalupe Valley Long Distance GVLD introduced a low cost alternative to the big longdistance compa nies Now one can get friendly per sonal customer service and one bill for both local and long dis tance Calling cards and great rates on international calling are also available GVTC finished the year by rolling out ISDN service ISDN offers the functionality of two telephone lines while also allowing them to be combined to achieve a 128 kbps Internet ses sion A dedicated 128 kbps Internet solution called DataLink 128 also was made available Internet service grew by more man 30 percent More businesses than ever real ize that GVTCs commercial web hosting services can help their business grow Y2K passed without a hitch It was a busy year but the employ ees of GVTC will not rest for a moment The new millennium brings many opportunities The year 2000 will find GVTC Central Office engineers design ing and installing a high speed date network that will deliver Digital Subscriber Line DSL services Field engineers construction installation and the commercial departments will have their hands full accommodating a slew of new members moving into the numerous developments in the area There has never been a more exciting time in GVTC history GVTCs 45th Annual Mem bership Meeting will begin at at the New Braunfels Civic Center with registration and the distribution of capital credits beginning at 5 The chairman of the board Charles Knibbe will report on the financial condition of GVTC for the year ending Dec 31 1999 Six directors will be elected to the board GVTC expects a big turnout so members are encouraged to arrive early In past years as many as members have attended Member involvement in the cooperative is encouraged and there is no better way than to attend annual meetings Capital credit checks that are not picked up at the annual meet ing will be mailed out the first week in July Because there are almost checks to distribute they cannot be picked up from any of GVTCs business offices Pet of the Week My name is Rex and you can tell from my smile Im a happy dog But Id be happier if I had a home I prefer not to be with other animals I dont like the so if d be best if I were an only pet I have been known to jump short fences so it would be best to have a highfenced yard I am a 6monthold Rottweiler mix puppy Like all puppies all I need is love attention and some guidance Keep me smiling and come visit me at the Canyon Lake Animal Shelter at 5530 FM 2673 Monday through Saturday Photo submitted Join us online at Smithson Valley school expanding FROM STAFF REPORTS SMITHSON VALLEY The million expansion project that will increase student capacity to at Smithson Valley High will kick off 9 on Wednesday The Comal Independent School Districts board of trustees will conduct a groundbreaking ceremo ny at the school The expansion includes addi tional classrooms a new library new cafeteria and kitchen a new band hall and choir room new home economics rooms and new journalism rooms In addition a new gym will be built the existing commons area will be turned into a theatre and the administrative area will be ren ovated The project is slated for a tenta tive completion date in December 2001 The public is invited to the groundbreaking ceremony which will be held next to the portable classrooms located in front of the school Ceremony attendees may enter by way of the back road off Old Smithson Valley Road as the main entrance off Highway 46 is closed for construction The project was approved by voters in the May 1999 school dis trict bond election Retirement Thats Fun And Affordable BENEFITS 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Injury to an elderly person is a thirddegree felony punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and a fine up to The alleged victim passed away in January Gonzales also was sentenced to serve 180 days in the county jail on a work release program and 200 hours of community service He could be sentenced to a maximum of six years in prison if he violates the provisions of his probation CUSTOM ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICE FREE 1st 30 Days on Dumpster Rental Commercial Construction 8306271837 I VBS 2000 First Baptist Church June 26 9OOAMNoon Age 5 733 Crow Announcing Saturday a cup of Coffee and the HERALDZEITUNG A special blend is on its way beginning Saturday July 1 with the introduction of the Saturday edition of the HERALDZEITUNG Featured will be weekend entertainment church and religious news Friday night sports features and visitors information blended with local news and advertising information HERALDZEITUNG 1 To Subscribe Call 6359144