Sunday, September 2, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 2, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas American Profile Bam Straightener 35 years Ray still loves BUT MilABLE COPY LEISURE This Week Symphony season gets under NEW BRAUNFELS Fair Rodeo Guide to the 108th annual SUNDAY September 2001 62 pages in 5 sections pages in a scene HERALDZEITUNG 150 253 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 Commissioner Schwab hanging it up in 2002 JESSIE Comal County 4 Commissioner Moe Schwab says he will not seek a fourth BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County 4 Commission er Moe Schwab announced Thurs day that he will not be a candidate for a fourth term in I want to put all the rumors to Schwab said during the remarks segment of commissioners Im not going to seek a fourth So all you wannabes who get in Schwabs term ends on The commissioner said hes talked to five people so far who have So all you wannabes who get in Moe Schwab Comal County 4 Commissioner expressed interest in running for the position hes held since So far three Roy Tim Schlichting and Mary Serold have filed paperwork in the Comal County Clerks office naming cam paign is a lifelong Comal County resident and businessman who served a decade on the Comal Independent School District board of trustees before running for commis sioner in He said after court Thursday that he believes it was time to Tm 69 now and IT be 70 and at the end of my third I want to he the ninepin bowling revival and Schwabs commitment to the Republican Party after switch ing over from the Democrats decades ago about the time Ronald Reagan did are important parts of Schwabs political and civic Schwab pushed Comal County into recycling in the early 1990s mak ing it the first Texas County to have a countywide recycling Lat he joined up with the countys largest New in a recy cling partnership that has become a model to be copied by other In there werent ready mar kets for recyclable and recycling was an idea that was still way ahead of its time in See s finding ways to 4 1 i subject You do the math These are sample questions students might encounter on the algebra endofcourse 1 The area of a rectangle is given by the equation where x is the width of the rectan what is the width 12 15 18 2 Simplify 3a2 c2 4 x3 y4 8 a2 c2 5 x3 y4 2x9x Answers DC MALACARA Staff Writer needs it you have difE on a new room your figuring out com pound interest on your home mort gage or sending a space probe to But if you ask the Texas Educa tion officials will tell you every student needs it to keep pace with an economy more reliant on According to the American Elec tronics Texas is the second largest technology state in the leading the nation in technology job growth between 1990 and The average annual salary of the states technology workforce is 80 percent higher than other private sector TEA reports that most students lack the basic math axilla necessary to fill those hightech In spring 45 percent of Texas students passed the Alge bra I endofcourse according to the In spring that figure rose slightly to 51 So now that the state requires mastery of algebra and it wants to make sure students understand the concepts behind the math skills so they can com pete successfully in the future For Kathy New Braun fels Independent School Districts math that means bringing a handson approach to We want students to get a feel for what it rather than just algo Birdwell NBISD is using a program called Texas Teachers Empowered for Achievement in Mathematics and which teaches teachers how to broaden their teaching styles to accommodate the different learning styles of their The teachers use activitybased learning and graphing calculators to keep student interest at a high With the graphing they see what happens more quick Its more fun for the she NBISD students did better than See Rains dampen river turnout BY MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writer The Labor Day weekend got off to a quiet start for rivergoers and outfitters on This past weeks rain kept river flows high but also kept crowds to a The crowds that did show up took advantage of the break in the cldiSls to soak up lastminute summer We had some but its not at all what a long week end would look George Cushanick manager for Comal Countys Water Ori ented Recreation estimated the number of peo ple out on the Guadalupe and Comal rivers to be in the instead of the tens of thousands out on a typi cal Weve got folks in the but its not he Cushanick said camp ground owners reported that some people were willing to take a chance Saturday and despite any hint of The National Weather Ser vice had predicted a 40 per cent chance of rain Saturday and a 30 percent chance For Labor Day and the rest ofthe the NWS pre dicted partly cloudy skies with a slight chance of show The outflow from Canyon Lake was 136 cubic feet per but Cushanick said because of the some parts of the Guadalupe were flowing at three times that The river flow is fantas If we had more people they would be enjoying he Cushanick remains opti mistic about the rest of the See JESSIE A slew of tubers drift down the Comal River Saturday under threatening While some people Wet is and continued down the others didnt like the cold pelting of the rain and ducked under the cover of the bridge to wait it INSIDE On the Key Code 77 Restaurant keeps family formula working JESSIE Kaylynn and Doug Gass take a break from the lunch rush at Dougs Both used to work at Krauses the restaurant owned by Kaylynns When it the couple decided to go into business for BY AMY CLAHKSON Staff Writer Using more than two decades of experience from one of New Braunfels most wellknown Kaylynn and Doug Gass opened a new restaurant known as Dougs They both worked at Krauses once owned by Kaylynns For about 22 Doug was responsible for the cafes mar ket and barbecuing all the Kaylynn started at the local business as a 1 worked there most of my she Started as a When the Krauses sold the restaurant earlier this the couple decided to launch a business all their We found a location that we and now it belongs to us us and the Doug said with a wry Located on FarmtoMar ket Road 306 at Hunters the small restaurant features the same homey atmosphere that makes Krauses popular in down town New Theres plenty of room at the picnicstyle tables for the gen erous helpings of food the Gasses serve their Opened only a few Dougs Barbecue has attract ed a loyal We stay pretty Doug Considering we havent really done any words gotten around pretty And the word has gotten During most See