New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 3, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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Just Ovtor Youth Oonoral mooting
The JOY Group of the Comal County Senior Citizens Center will have a general meeting Thursday, Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. for people who want to be involved in the drama productions being
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Tho Comal County Senior Od-sens Center win have a dance Sunday, Aug. 7 from 6 pin. to IO pjn. featuring ballroom dance band 'Jubilee’. Everyone is welcome. Charge is SS per person. The sanck bar will be open, EYOB.
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The Comal County 4-H dubs 886 hiving their benefit diiioc oil Friday, Aug. 12 at the Comal County Fairgrounds tom 8 pjn. to 12 a.m.
Tteksts ara available te the county extenaion office, 132 Waler Lane.
Lions to Club motto Aug.8
The New Braunfels Lioness Club will meet Monday, Aug. 8 st Ryan's Steak House at 11 arn
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The Smithson Valley High School dance team will host a aaraae sale ftindniser on Saturday, Aug. 6 horn 8 son. lo 3 pm. at Uniques Event Park (Hwy. 281 ft PM 1863).
Saturdoy ond Sunday
La Mqre Tqjana will hold a fond-nising rummage nle Saturday and Sunday, Aug 6 and 7, at the Weekend Flea Market, 1661 S. Seguin St
Caregivers'Support Group meets at 3 pm. Aug. lOatthe Senior Center.
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Up to a $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of anyone in connection with the fire which destroyed one of three condominiums in a Garden Villa unit at 414 S. Union early Monday morning.
“Anyone having any information that may lead to the arrest on anyone connected with this anon case or any
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other arson may call 1-800-835-6422,” said Assistant Chief Elroy Friesenhahn. “You may remain anonymous. We are looking for any information about activity between LSO and 2 a m. Monday mining. If anyone heard or saw anything about that time on or near 414 S. Union, they should call the 1-800 number or they can call me at the Fire Marshall’s office at 608-2120. “ The reward is offered through the Texas State Fire Marshall’s office and the Texas Advisory Council on Anon. Funding is provided by the
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es saw a car driving away fhom die soene,” said Friesenhahn “We need descriptions of die car or any other information which might lead to do arrest of the arsonists. This is very serious business.”
Three of the occupants of the condominium were treated for minor smoke inhalation and lacerations after they scrambled dom an upstairs window onto the roof to escape the burn-ins residence
Cruz Gaytan (I IX DiUinger Gaytan (17) and Leon Lopez were treated and released from Mckenna Memorial Hospital.
All local schools get state accreditation
By CRAIG HAMMETT
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accreditation ratings this week, and both local school districts passed their tests, based on results from the'Gbuk-Assessment of Academic Skills taken this past year.
Bulverde Primary of the Comal Independent School District received a recognized status, the highest of any school in either of the two local districts. Smithson Valley High School also received a supplemental recognised status, based on several tests including the SAT and ACT.v
All other GSD schools received acceptable ratings said CISD officials.
New Braunfels Independent School District schools all received n*hy for rtrtf pff» year, —M lf ff" Shwpnw,
tor of educational services for NBISD. She said the district had hoped to reach the recognized level.
“It’s unfortunate because we had such big g^M in tome areas,” she told. “Our eighth and tenth gruffs Hid their numbers rise dnmatical-
. Students must pass between 23 and 65 percent of the TAAS teats to gain a “mastery” level.
Dr. Simpson said the district showed big gams in awry phase but writing. Ironically, writing showed the largest gains the previous testing period. She said the district would need to concentrate on improving math and writing soores in particular.
She also added that stere fbndbg if not based on the accreditation cif AEIS ratings. Schools can receive a bonus through the AEIS scores shouldtheyperformvery well, however this happens rarely, toe said.
Dr. Carol Hall of the CISD told the CISD Board ofTruatees late wide
itadon will become much tougher next year.
"Standards are much mom lenient this time around,” toe told the bood.
The ante will begin breaking down requirements into more specific categories, looking for improvements: or passing levels In distinct groups based an factors such as minority
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Water supply OK for now at SVHS fields
By CRAIG HAMMETT
With football ptokw ^wwiig tMf Mother group of people is lookiag to the for relief- football players.
Officials at tafchsoa Valley High esp fesse Is no need
topanic for need of water. Alttngh officials have reduood watering die pretties Md g—— fo4ds to flues houri at night and on alternating days, there will still be water for drinking purposes.
Head Coach Larry Hill said they would have to look st Alture needs, however, ami plan to Iteve water available.
"We’re OR now,” saidHsad Coach Lany HUL "We’re looking st the possibility (ofbtinging in wrest) Just for our to drink during practice.”
CISD Maintenance were monitotin g wells, including one on top of a hill near die tofyyd “They should have plenty of water,” he said.
Linnartz did say, ai he told the CISD School Board last week, dud dry weather would msuk in fon
dler conservation efforts.
"We don’t want to get in a aferation where we’re endangering kid^ haring diem play on hart suttees.” Weather forecasts call for a baiter thanes of shaman this week than in past weeks, however, daffiest* nkrihll is stfll out of the picture for the near foture, weather forecasters say.
River authority cuts Guadalupe flow again
By CRAIG HAMMETT
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Plow rates on the Guadalupe River have been cut back to IOO cubic feet per second by the Guadalupe-Bianco River Authority.
Current inflow to the Canyon Lake Reservoir ii 63 ss a my <fcy Jim Mid July have
willed the Guadalupe.
But this tof|wffr differs brite foy*1 die one of 1993, when inflows reached 74 cfh in August gad release rt**f went to IOO cfh in
“These last couple of yean haven’t been
planning and development for the GBRA. “Last summer md this summer were dry summers.”
Before heavy goring rains this year, which rem release rates above the 1,000 eft milk, release rates totaled only 130 eft in January and February.
Thorn heavy qxing rains provided good recreational conditions for the Memorial Day and July Fourth weekends, which drew heavy crowds according to local businesses. With low flow rales now, however, and little rain in tight, the prospects for good water condi-
“When you get below IOO tH, you’re sn!-ly in wha we call a paative recreation arage." said Wdsch.
Welsch Mid the past two dry yeas follow a wetter dim normal summer la 1992 and a more normal year in 1991 when Nfean mea reached 370 db in July and dnpped to 110 eft in August before reaching back to 300 db by September.
This year trill standi for above the dniigfe conditions of 1984 when the livre flow dropped pncdcffiy i^ng, tam Wdsch
Early voting winding down at NBISD, starting at CISD
By GRAM HAMMETT
Barly voting ends next Tuesday, Aug. 9 for
Those registered voten of the district who wteb to vote early cm still east ballots at the Education Center, 430 W MW St Voters who wish to Bdl their ballots must do so by Friday, Aug. 3. Voten must fBl outs card which cm be obtained at the County Onuftiwutf md man retyies* info rite diiF tic* office by Friday.
These mafl-ins art limited to those who sr overage 65, disabled, incarcerated or going lo he out-of-town. Ballate must be mailed and received by die Aug. 13 election.
"Allo, through the 9th, if a disabled person is unable to come up the stain or elevator, we'll send a clerk out md let them vole in their car (early votingX” Hid Assistant Superintendent Lonnie Curtis.
The Saturday, Aug. 13 election feared five cteididtete on the toJtege ballat md on* in District I. Persons may vote st Lone Star, Memorial Elementary, Elementary, Lamar Primary, and the High School.
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a bond election dated for Sept IO. Early vol. ingforthe 317.5 million bond bagh* Aug. 22* and ends Sept. 6. Voten mute rebater to vote' by Aug. IO to ba eUgible. Voter regfterteion cards are available te the CISD Ceotal Office and the Post Office and mute be mailed to toe county courthouse of ntidsnoe.
CISD voters cm vote at say carty voting locteion regardless ofdisldflt. llrey aas: CBD Central Office, Bulverde Elementary, BUI Blown Elementary, Comal Rhvnritaiy, Moue-
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