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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 11, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG May Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 Dispatch accident BULVERDE Comal Independent School District bits was involved in a minor traffic accident Thursday but no students were The accident occurred on Ammann Road near Rahe Primary school about Thirtyfour Bulverde Elementary and Arlon Seay Intermediate school stu dents were on the Sheriffs deputies report ed no damage to the bus and only minor damage to the other vehicle involved in the Vehicle burglaries 1 Police reported compact discs was taken in a vehicle burglary Wednesday after A customer of a business in the 1000 block of IH 35 North reported that between 5 and 6 someone broke into a 1996 sport utility vehicle and took a case of CDs worth about another burglary that occurred overnight May 3 or May 4 in the 300 block of Hayselton someone broke into a 1974 Volkswagen and stole a CD player and guitar worth The incidents are under Htogtied death HOUSTON Harris County jury award ed about to the family of a man who died in 1994 after being beaten and Ijogtied during a confronta tion at a Houston Dillards The which deliberat ed for five ruled that two offduty Harris County sheriffs deputies working as security guards and a Dillards manager were mostly responsible for Darryl Robinsons charged LAS VEGAS prosecutor said Thursday that Nevada has the strongest case and should get first crack at trying a former Baptist school prin cipal on charges he kid napped and sexually assaulted an 11yearold Indiana This is an extremely heinous and extremely troubling Deputy Clark County District Attorney Doug Herndon said after reviewing the girls 50page account of her 11state crosscounty trip with William The prosecutor spoke after an initial Las Vegas Justice Court hearing was postponed because of a jurisdictional custody issue with federal authori Meetings NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL regular Municipal council GUADALUPEBLANCO PIVER AUTHORITY board of directors 10 933 East Court COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT regular at Vie Comal County 150 North Seguin NEW BRAUNFELS INFRA COMMISSION regular meet 7 Municipal Conference Boom NEW BRAUNFELS filNG AND ZONING COMMIS SION workshop to discuss annexation and transportation Municipal council cham COUNTY COMMIS SIONERSCOURTregular at JJW Comal County 150 North Seguin Farmers Market returns today File photo The New Braunfels Farmers Market returns to New Braunfels Marketplace from 3 to 6 The market will open each Friday afternoon through the growing sea which typically lasts through Area growers will have the freshest selection of produce including peas and Homemade hanging pickles and honey also will be Union Pacific upgrading seven crossings TPWD plans grass carp meeting SPECIAL TO THE HERALD ZEITUNG SEGUIN The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will conduct a public meeting at Thursday in the Seguin Independent School District Board 1221 East Kingsbury Street in The GuadalupeBlanco River Authority has applied for permission to stock three sterile triploid grass carp in public waters in a pond area of Lake and a public meeting is required before TPWD can issue the per Debbie GBRA director of water quality said the pond size was about acre and is in the spillway below Dunlap It is infested with two nonnative aquatic plants hydrilla and Eurasian watermilfoil that could spread downstream and eventually establish them selves in other portions of Lake The carp eat aquatic veg etation and have been used successfully before in the GBRA hydro lakes to keep nonnative aquatic plants under Magin We hope these three sterile grass used in combi nation with an application of aquatic will be able to remove most of the nuisance vegetation and limit its BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Union Pacific Railroad workers are making New Braunfels railroad crossings safer thanks to funds from federal and state govern Working through this crews will install warning bells and gates at railroad part of a federally funded pro gram aimed at upgrading railroad said Jerry design engineer for the New Braunfels office of the Texas Department of Workers started April 26 at the Live Oak Street cross near Landa he Crews plan to continue work throughout com pleting seven crossing improvements by It just depends on the weather and if they have any emergencies like to repair tracks somewhere Pavlinski But their plan is to finish by Theyre working on more than one crossing at a The work takes about two weeks to he The other crossings that will be worked on are North Hickory Street North Union Avenue Santa Clara Avenue North Walnut Avenue Rock Road and Hinman Island The work includes all the bells and Pavilins ki We know there are other areas that dont have the lights or Pavilinski But they did a study and decided which ones to do with the available funding they looked at traffic patterns and safety The most traveled streets are the ones that are being fixed The federal government funded 90 percent of the work the state matched 10 Pavilinski The railroad company provides 100 percent of the No local funds are he Authors talk mystery Saturday Who Goes Where and a panel discussion about the effect of setting on will take place at 2 Saturday at Hastings Music and Video in New 651 Business Loop Interstate The event features three area authors Diane Rick and Carol School districts set tech fairs Saturday BY MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writer Parents can see their tax dollars at work Saturday as both area school districts con duct technology Comal Independent School District will conduct its fair from 1 to 3 at Canyon Intermediate 1275 Business New Braunfels Indepen dent School District will have its fair from 1 to 4 at Memorial Intermediate 1911 CISD will have 35 technol ogy demonstrations from stu dents and teachers with such topics as EPals from Around the History of Moun tain Valley Tales Mummies Tell and Reach for the Its to show what weve done throughout the school Its amazing to see some of the stuff theyre CISD technology director Glen Rogers Rogers said students from Arlon Seay Intermediate School had built 30 computers for use at the Rogers said students work ing with robotics and auto technology would show how what they have learned applied to real world situa Although Rogers is a fan of the biggest thrill for he was showing the community what the district was capable of teaching stu dents with the million vot ers approved for technology Weve used their money Now students will have the skills to he Despite the growing depen dence on Rogers said he believed technology fairs kept parents and stu dents from losing the human NBISD instructional tech See Nsw Braunfels ISP Technology Showcase students from kindergarten through 12th grade will demonstrate hardware and special latest technological advances will be on display as technology specialists and students demonstrate what Is being taught In classrooms across 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