Thursday, February 15, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 15, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS THURSDAY February 2001 pages in 2 sections HERALDZEITUNG 82 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Americana nuptials Area couple exchange wedding vows on local radio program JESSIE the wedding party gathers around Comal County Judge Danny Scheel for the Valentines Day onair wedding of Carolyn Self and Charlie the couple poses for wedding photos by INVU Portraits with Jason and Jody of the KNBT Morning and performer Bruce BvRONMALONEY Staff Writer Charlie Golick loves Carolyn and he told the world at least those listen ing to New Braunfels local FM sta Comal County Judge Danny Scheel helped the pair tie the nup tial knot on KNBTs Jody and Jason Morning Witnesses were family and a few of their along with KNBT listeners around New Braunfels and on the Internet in places as diverse as Iowa and Morning show personalities Jody Lisk and Jason Minnix decided in January that they wanted to do a Valentines Day wedding on their They asked listeners who were thinking about doing the deed to tell the radio station why they should be chosen to exchange vows on the Five minutes before the 2 Golick and Self faxed in their We got long we got short we got letters that made you laugh and lettersthat didritmake Minnix When we got Charlie and Carolyns we could tell just by reading it that they were the And Golick would He owes everything important in his life today to hearing KNBT two Christmases ago when he was visit ing his brother in San This radio station is the whole reason Im he a meat cutter from was thinking about relocating to While he was visiting Brian he heard KNBTs Americana programming on the He looked for a job and a home somewhere in its listening which runs from See Schlitterbahn takes credit for mystery survey BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer The telephone survey that a couple of weeks ago sought information from New Braunfels residents about their city and its officials was conducted for Schlitterbahn Waterpark Schlitterbahn spokesper son Sherrie Brammall said Wednesday that Waterpark the corpora tion that operates the commissioned the survey by a San Antonio marketing Brammall said such sur veys are not at all uncom mon for businesses or civic groups and that this was nt the first time the resort had conducted a poll or sur Its something along with other peri odically do to get a feel for whats important hi the com Brammall Theyre very widely used tools for businesses and civic groups who want to know about the priorities of their In our case it was a voluntary request for peoples Its no more complicated than we care about what the citizens think and we want to know what their priorities Whats different this year is that Jeff one of Schlit terbahns owners and the chief executive officer of NBGS is exploring a concept for a riv er walk and Transportain ment The river called Wasser would change the focus of the Comal River and link it with downtown in an enhanced tourismoriented commercial Transportainment is a waterbased recreational transportation system that See Businesses adjust to falling demand WASHINGTON AP coping with dampened worked off some of their excess inven tories in a govern ment report indicated The Commerce Department said inventories of goods on shelves and backlots rose by a tiny percent to a season ally adjusted That matched the increase in which rose to bil The percent rise in inventories was the smallest since the samesized increase registered in January To bring inventories more in line with companies are laying off reduc ing shifts to curb production and deeply discounting mer The big December produc tion cuts were successful in reining in the growth of inven said economist Ken president of ClearView While wholesalers may be a bit ahead in the adjustment retailers and manu facturers are clearly not sleep ing at the All are mak ing On Wall investors were unsettled by worries that the Fed might not be as aggressive in cutting interest rates as they would The Dow Jones industrial average lost points to close at Final public meeting on CISD superintendent search tonight BY JUSTIN BRASWELL Staff Writer Ibnight is the last chance for Comal Inde pendent School District residents to have their voices heard in the search for a new superin Not a single member of the public attended the first of two meetings devoted to con structing a profile for the new superinten dent Wednesday in the Canyon Lake Inter mediate School District residents have been invited to voice their opinions about what they want in CISDs new superinten Residents will have a final chance tonight to attend a public meeting regarding the super intendent The meeting is at Tonights What Public meeting to gather public input on CISD superintendent search When today Where Spring Branch Middle 21053 Texas 46 in the Spring Branch Middle School 21053 Texas 46 Former Superintendent Jerry Major left earlier this month to become the top admin istrator for Waco Independent School Dis CISD hired Tony from the East Central Independent School District in San as interim superintendent until a replacement for Major can be The district has hired the Texas Associa tion of School Boards to head up the search for a new This service will cost CISD plus Major was hired by CISD through the same service seven years Don director of TASB Superin tendent Search is in town to conduct the public Killough said TASB will work with the district to develop a profile of characteristics that the public wants in the replacement The group then will actively recruit suitable candidates from across Texas and the Killough has four questions for those who participate in tonights public meeting whats the most outstanding feature of CISD what are the major challenges that face the CISD superintendent what professional character istics are important in a superintendent and what personal characteristics are important in a superintendent Killough said that recruiting a replacement should not be difficult as a result of the areas natural beauty and the The growth of CISD also would be a positive attraction for most Killough He also said those recruited nationally would be attracted to Texas teachers retirement Majors salary at CISD was Kil lough said to for a super intendent in a district this size is more in line with the rest of the The district expects to name a new super intendent between April 23 and May Study NBMS air not contaminated FROM STAFF REPORTS Complaints about indoor air at New Braun fels Middle School led to an air quality which revealed no contamination Professional Service tries of San tested the middle 659 for carbon diox relative tem parbon monoxide According to the mold pollen counts and other items were not present in high levels that can create sick building syn New Braunfels school dis tricts 1999 bond referendum addressed funding ments and replacements for the ventilation and air conditioning system at that work is not scheduled to begin for Superintendent Heaves requested tKe study be performed to determine the air quality on the cam David New Braun fels ISD director of support Fundamen the report tells us that we have ventilatedrelated not contamination The districts support ser vices department will look at INSIDE Key Coda 76 Interstate 35 accident CHRIS wrecK involving a pickup and four semirigs shut down southbound Interstate 35 for a short time Wednesday The cause is under Minor injuries were A