New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 16, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas
New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Friday, August 16,1985 7AFund-raising dance scheduled tonight for area 4-H Clubs
An exciting annual event is happening this weekend, and we would like for you to be there!
The Comal County 4-H Dance is Friday night at the Crystal Chan-dlier, and we always have a large crowd of friendly people.
It will be a very enjoyable evening, so make plans to join us.
Violence meeting set
The Alamo Area Council of Governments’ Violence and Vandalism Task Force will meet on Tuesday to dicuss juvenile justice issues affecting the region and state.
Briefings on the extension of the Texas Youth Commission’s jurisdiction to the age of 21 for juveniles and the issue of search and seizure in the schools, as affected by the recent New Jersey vs. TLO.. a juvenile I105 SCT. 733) decision, will be presented.
Guest speakers will include: Judge Tom Kickoff of 229th District Court, Dr. Tom Broussard, chief juvenile probation officer, and Mike Hersey from tile juvenile section of the Bexar County District Attorney’s Office.
A reception will be held at the conclusion of the meeting in honor of the new juvenile court judge, the Honorable Tom Rickhoff.
The Violence and Vandalism Task Force meets on the third Tuesday of each month at I 30 p.m. in the AACTX i Conference Room 420. 118 Braodwa>
All area educators, criminal justice personnel, as well as all interested persons are encouraged to attend For more information contact Carlie Evans at 2'^-5201.
Area mixed drink tax reported
For the second quarter of 1985. the Cit) of New Braunfels will receive $7,980 as its 12 5 percent share of the tax collected on nuxed drinks here
The total raised from taxes on mixed drinks sold in New Braunfels was 163,842
Comal County’s total remittance from tla* Slate Comptroller’s office is $8,oui.
TIk* Texas legislature raised the tax from IO to 12 percent in 1984. State Comptroller Bob Bullock last week sent »hecks totaling $12 3 million to the 221 counties and 422 cities that collect a tax on mixed drinks
Of tile total Sol 3 million in slate collections, counties received $6 4 million, up from the $«> I million received for the second quarter in 1984 Cities received $o 9 million compared to $•> " ^million collected during the same jK*riod last veal
The state s general revenue fund received the balance
In Guadalupe County. Seguin will get $4,338 as its share; Schertz. $338; Cibolo, $17; and Marion, HOC
The count) will receive $7,153 from the total collected of $o7,227.
San Marcos will get a check for $19,8j5 and Hays County is set for $20,888
The mixed drink tax is collected bv the Alcoholic Beverage Commission and cit)-county rebates are sent out quarter!) bv the Comptroller s office
Music will be provided by the outstanding band, the Goolaks.
We will also give away cash door prizes. In addition, you will have a chance to win a vacation to the Grand Cayman Islands.
Mr. and Mrs. Charley Elrod have donated this fabulous trip, which includes 4 days and 3 nights in a beachside condominium, and airfare to the Islands.
The Caymans are a part of the British West Indies and are in the CarnbeanSea.
It is a beautiful resort, with clear
blue water and white sand beaches.
The trip will be taken the first weekend in October.
Both the raffle and the dance will benefit Comal County 4-H.
This is the only means we have for funding 4-H activities in this area.
Members finance their projects individually. Proceeds will be used for 4-H camp, Annual Awards Programs, the County Fair and Youth Fair activities, State Contest and training.
Please take this opportunity to enjoy yourself and to help the youth
of our community at the same time.
Tickets are available at the County Extension Office on 1115 N. Walnut, or at the door.
The dance begins at 9 tonight at the Crystal Chandlier.
Annual Awards Program
Sunday at 2 p.m. we will conduct the Annual Awards Program to honor both members and adult leaders.
Certain leaders will receive certificates to mark anniversaries of their service to 4-H.
A very special, small group will
receive beautiful plaques for exceptional dedication to the program.
The names of the recipients of these plaques have not yet been revealed.
Members will be awarded Project medals in 23 separate project areas for top accomplishments in these projects.
For the first time this year, there will be only one award in each category per project.
There will also be special awards to the top 4-H’ers in the County.
They are selected by their
leadership, community service and amount of involvement in 4-H activities. These honorees will not know of their selection until Sunday afternoon.
A note on the location of the Awards Program: it was scheduled to be at Canyon High School.
However, we have just been notified that they will be in the process of replacing the carpet this weekend. We will have to move to New Braunfels High School, and the program will begin at 2 p.m. as scheduled.
HOUSTON (AP) - Hie Atonui Safety and licensing Board has concluded a licensing hearing on the South Texas Nuclear Project, but officials say it may be February before the board grants a license.
The board, a division of the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission, on Wednesday ended a licensing hearing that included *21 days of testimony from 26 witnesses.
The $5.5 billion project, under construction near Bay City, is owned by Houston lighting & Power, Central Power & iJght of Corpus Christi, San Antonio City Public Service aud the City of Austin.
HL&P, the manager of the project, lias said it hopes to begin loading fuel at the plant in December 1986.
Much of the testimony during the three-week hearing centered on the Quadrex report, a 500-page document prepared by a California consulting finn that outlined defects in design arid engineering at the plant.
The report said there had been a ‘ breakdown’’ in the project s quality control program. The report wa» brought to HL*P just days before a previous licensing hearing, but never was presented during the procedure, witnesses have testifed.
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