Sunday, August 6, 2000

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERAUDZElTliNG Sunday August COUNTY LOCAL STATE FROM THE DISPATCH Low flyer CANYON LAKE Aviation authorities were looking to have a few words Saturday afternoon with the pilot of a private plane that buzzed folks several times at the Randolph Air Force Base recreation area oh Canyon Lake An official of the Comal County Sheriffs office said the incidents were reported about The plane was described as a high winged Cessna or Piper in emergency radio network reports It reportedly swooped low over the recreation area and then repeated its antics over the River Road area Weve contacted air control authorities in San Antonio and they believe they know who it the official said Police investigated a threevehicle accident late Saturday afternoon that sent two people to the hospital New Braunfels police and firefighters were dispatched of Farmto Market Road 725 and County Line Road at for a major vehicle accident They arrived to find a southbound subcompact car had slammed into a fullsized van The driver of the sub compact reported that the van pulled out of County Line Road directly in front of him I just couldnt he said He estimat ed his speed at 55 miles per hour The driver of the van and a female passenger were taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital A toddler in the subcom pact was uninjured as were the occupants of a nearby sport utility vehicle the van was propelled into by the impact UPCOMING MEETINGS NEW BRAUNFELS BUILDING STANDARDS COMMISSION Monday New Braunfels Municipal Building conference room D NEW BRAUNFELS PARKS AND RECRE ATION ADVISORY BOARD 7 Monday Landa Park Office NEW BRAUNFELS COMMUNITY DEVELOP MENT ADVISORY COM MITTEE Public hearing 6 Tuesday confer ence room B New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS HOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX COMMITTEE Tuesday conference room A New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave NEW BRAUNFELS MAIN STREET ADVISORY BOARD Wednesday conference room New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave CHS fish camp CHRIS Canyon High School Fishcamp volunteers present a comedic fashion show for incoming freshmen Friday to explain what can and cannot be worn to school Upperclassmen inter acted with the incoming freshman with repeatafterme songs and helpful tips for surviving high school Art school exhibits works at Hummel SPECIAL TO THE HERALDZEITUNQ Fifteen students ages six to 14 created 29 pieces of artwork dur ing The Hummel Museum Art Gallerys Summer Art School taught by Cristy Waymer the museums director A reception for the artists took place Friday at the museum Student artwork including water color pastel acrylic ceramic sculptures and pencil drawings will be on display through Thursday I think the kids had a lot of fun they learned a lot We stud ied about art history as well as the art Waymer said For information about the exhibit or for information on the museums upcoming Art After School program contact Waymer at 6255636 Cool Hot Days Summer clothes on sale Come visit us in Gruene TEXAS HOMEGROWN Open Daily 1641 Hunter Rd Gruene 8306293176 1A anywhere from to gal lons of fuel per month Schlather said the district already had filled the buses tanks in prepa ration for schools starting Aug 23 The last load of fuel bought in late June or early July cost a little less than the previous load bought ear lier this summer Schlather said it wasnt over yet It all depends on what happens this winter and what prices do and if we have an extremely cold win he said Schlather said the transportations fuel budget was increased this year to offset the higher fuel costs The district added about to the budget based on expectations for fuel prices Hopefully we wont need he said In 19992000 the district bud geted for fuel In the mid dle of the year money was shifted within the department to cover the increased fuel costs In the 20002001 budget busi ness manager David Rastellini said the district budgeted then adjusted that figure down to about We didnt feel like the prices were going to climb as much as we he said Schlather said Anything is pos sible Im cautiously optimistic that we can stay within the Ron Graham accountant for CISD said fuel costs for the district totaled this past year which was more than the budgeted for fuel Last year our fuel budget didnt cover the increase in fuel Franklin said He said the department took money from other areas to cover the fuel costs The 20002001 proposed budget includes million for the entire transportation department That includes a cut of when staff took out eight new bus es Abel Campos director of finance for CISD said We gave Franklin X number of dollars and told him to decide where it Franklin said if prices contin ued to climb this year he would need an additional to keep fuel costs from exceeding the bud get Its killing Graham said We will probably go over bud get if the prices stay as high as they Soccer New Braunfles Youth Soccer Dont miss it Sign up now at Vivroux Come have fun and learn Soccer Boys Girls Ages Registration Fee Copy of Birth Certificate needed Last Day to Sign Up is August 12th at the HEB Soccer fields 10am until 2 pm Explosion destroys BBQ house FROM STAFF REPORTS A natural gas explosion blew the roof off a barbecue house behind a west end meat market Saturday evening flinging shards of shattered glass a hundred feet or more but nobody was injured Firefighters were called to Butcher Boy Meats in the 2000 block of Spur Street about for a reported structure fire They arrived to find the roof had been blown off an outbuilding in back of the store Its a pretty evident leak in the incoming gas line from a loose said New Braunfels Fire Department battalion chief Don Zercher Zercher said the cinder block structure was destroyed by the force of the blast HEAVYDUTY GARAGE SHOP SPECUUOFFER 24X30X10 WARRANTY VON ALL SHEETS AND UM ferny typ gt 1 tot Ktwt tMton Metal Mart ter iriiir 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