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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 6, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels. Texas Weather Sunday, December 6, 1987 Lake Water Watch Comal River...........................418 cfs (same) Canyon Lake inflow....................818    cfs (up 500) Canyon Lake outflow.....................74    cfs (up 3)* Canyon Lake level.....................902.71    (up .05) Edwards Aquifer....................627.93    (down .03) *At the request of the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority the dam gates are closed and GBRA has begun pumping water over the dam through its newly constructed pipeline The US Corps of Engineers office at Canyon Dam is an official collection point for recyclable aluminum cans donated to help save the Battleship Texas, a veteran of two World Wars that is now rusting away in dock Take beverage cans to the corps office between 8 a rn and 4 30 p rn Monday through Friday For more information call I 800 64 TEXAS 30s except near 40 Big Bend area Forecasts SOUTH TEXAS Cloudy Sunday with scattered to numerous thunderstorms, severe storms are possible central and east Decreasing clouds west and south to mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms east Sunday night Partly cloudy west Monday with thunderstorms ending over the east Highs Sunday near TO north to near Ho south Lows Sunday-night mostly in the 50s except 40s Hill Country. Highs Monday from the 60s north to 70s south NORTH TEXAS Thunderstorms likely central and east Sunday with scattered showers west Locally heavy rain fall possible east Sunday. Scattered thunderstorms east Sunday night with decreasing cloudiness west Partly cloudy and mild Monday Highs Sunday and Monday in the 60s Lows Sunday night in the upper 30s northwest to near 50 southeast WEST TEXAS Mostly fair Sunday through Monday Highs Sunday mainly in the 60s except mid 70s along the Rio Grande lx)ws Sunday night mainly in the Highs Monday generally in the 60s except mid 70s near the river Extended Forecasts SOI TH TEXAS Mostly fair Tuesday Partly cloudy Wednesday and Thursday Turning cooler Thursday Lows Tuesday and Wednesday in the 40s Hill Colin try. near 60 extreme south. 50s elsewhere Lows Thursday from the 40s north to the 50s south, 30s Hill Country Highs Tuesday and Wednesday in the 70s. 80s extreme south Highs Thursday from the 60s north to the 70s south NORTH TEXAS Dry and mild Tuesday and Wednesday with overnight lows in the 40s and highs in the 60s Cooler Thursday with a chance of rain east lw>ws mid 30s to mid 40s Highs mid 50s to mid 60s W EST TE XAS Generally dry w ith above seasonal temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday turning cloudy and colder Thursday Panhandle, lows mid 3os to upper 20s Highs mid 60s to lower 50s South Plains, lows upper 30s to lower 30s Highs mid 60s to mid 50s Comal County voters may register until February With candidate hopefuls beginning to emerge and file for office with in tentions to run in 1988 s primary and general elections, voters need to en sure they are properly registered w ith the county County Tax Assessor Collector Gloria Clennan Thursday said her office had mailed out some 25.(xxi verified registered voter forms She asked that persons who have previously registered be on the lookout for their cards lf not receiv Continued from Page IA a stop to these finger annexations entities, not just San Antonio, are using across the state. ” Jacobs said “I don't think that is the single reason, but for many years people have been concerned about that," said Commissioner J L ' Jumbo" Evans, whose district includes the southern portions of Canyon Lake T don't know what the intentions of San Antonio are. but they have disturbed people in Kendall County and west Comal County with their finger annexations." said Evans, adding that he is nuetral on the incorporation question "I think it s a choice for the people themselves " Comal County Commissioners Court is researching the possibility, and legality, of entering into county service contracts with Canyon Lake if incorporation is successful Most members of the court expressed a desire to gradually phase out over several years services such as road Stammtisch_ ed by next week. persons are urged to go by or call the county tax office A lot of (Kistal addresses have changed and people have moved so we don't have all the correct ail dresses " said Clennan Persons who have not previously registered to vote must first have resided in the county Jo days Deadline for registering is Jo day* prior to an election Primary elet bons are scheduled for Tuesday March 8 Continued from Paqe IA meal will be served at I p rn and the lodge will furnish turkey and dressing and drinks Members are asked to bring a covered dish and sweets, along with a gift valued at $3 for the gift exchange Mark the gift for a lady or a man For reser cations call Mrs Bodo Dietert or Mrs Howard Schaefer The Local Elks Unlge No 2279 will sponsor a Comal County Hoop Shoot Contest this year for all boys and girls in the ages categories 8 4. UMI. and 12 13 Boys and girls will In* selected from each group to represent their schools This contest will be held in the New Braunfels High School gy m on Jan is at 4 Jo a rn All boys and girls interested should ask their physical education teacher for more information Con tact l*e E Simpson hoop shoot director ?28 Summerwood Drive New Braunfels 620 5917 Teen Connection is hosting its first annual "Last Stop Christmas Shop on Dei 18 and 19 from s a rn to .pm at 1414 W San Antonio st They re looking for vendors supp Iv your own table and Teen Cormel tion will accept a donation for the space used V enders . an '■ell anything from arts and crafts to toys baked gomls and used books Pictures with Santa will be taken for one hour each day For more in formation call Teen Connection at 629 ♦>57! or \ alem* at *-24 6003 maintenance and construction, law enforcement and emergency medical services. "They pay county taxes," said Precinct 3 Commissioner Lorenzo Camarillo Thursday "We can’t just shut them down the first day they become a city I think a phase-out situation would be helpful to the citizens there " Commissioner Ned Craigmile said he would favor such a policy, so long as it applied to other incorporated areas, not just Canyon Lake "I think this is a matter of concern before the voters on this matter." Clark said "I think it s important to them to get a position from the com missioners court prior to their vote " Clark said he hopes to have a resolu tion ready two or three weeks before the election "As a resident and a taxpayer I have to look at it from a taxation standpoint." said Jacobs "I would New Braunfels Middle School needs help decorating for the "Crit ter Christmas" Dance To help donate any good used or new stuffed animals which will be used to decorate the Civic Center for the Dec 19 dance Following the dance all donated critters will be distributed to needy families in the community All donations can be sent to the Middle School Critter Box rn the main entrance Monday marks the "day that will live in infamy While for many that day is significant in the page* of history the bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec 7 1941 changed the lives of a generation of Americans Among that generation was ret ired Marine Col J\ Mile** who 1 alls New Braunfels home at least a part of the year He was in the C S Marines when international tension was mounting and war seemed imminent He ret ailed what he was doing when he gut the news that Sunday morning that an American base had t#*en t*omtx*<1 by Japanese I was in a tent camp in New River NC We had just returned from a 35 mile hike through the snow he said His wife was visiting the bas*- and was paving him on the street And she rolled down the window and hollered Pearl Harbor s been hit And I said W here the heil s that We ought to keep Pearl Harbor day alive because that s what started the war he said like to know what kind of services they want and are willing to pay for So many people have moved out there to be rural I have concerns with law enforcement, roads and emergency service and just how that s going to effect everyone I’m afraid we might end up losing a large number of volunteers from the fire department and EMS " Camarillo. Woodrow Cash, president of the board of directors of the Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department said he does not believe the depart ment would lose many volunteers should incorporation efforts succeed noting New Braunfels has maintain ed its volunteer department and porn ting out that other cities operate with volunteer personnel Continued from Page IA nihilities have certainly helped me in making decisions in Commissioners Court There are many hard dec! sions ahead to continue the im provements we have implemented these past three years ’ Camarillo, who is expected to for mally file for office within the next week said he stands on his voting record, including his support of not raising ad valorem taxes for fiscal year 1988 He also pointed to his activity in acquiring federal funding for the elderly and needy programs such as nutrition Headstall family planning. Job Training Partnership Act. and other services beneficial to the community "I have tried to serve all the citizens of Comal County." Camarillo said "I will continue to support our sheriff's department and other law enforcement agencies to prov ide our citizens the best possible protection We have a long term commit ment to provide our citizens with well maintained county roads and I will work hard to reach our goals in this area Camarillo said Much re mains to he done to improve the quality of life of all Comal County residents I dedicate my talents ef forts and experience toward that end " Reserve Continued from Pjqe I A while waiting for state funds School administrators bring in some $45o oho in interes, each year by investing the reserve funds Curtis said the reserve tund has been built by investing operating funds and reinvesting accumulated interest Bradl'errv said wise use of reserve revenue has kept th*-NB1SD tax rate in line through us** of accumulated interest Without the money generated thrtvugh in terest on the reserve funds the tax rate would need to tx* higher he said Bonds proposed bond issue We ve got I 4 W students at the high school ami wt* can't handle that many The administrators said that while the school distric t Itkelv Will need ad dittonal schools within the nest four or five years thev aant to plan cor s*-rv atively We re going for what we have ti have W*• understand th** current NBISD patrons will gi to the polls I let' 12 to decide the fate of three propositions The first pro position if pa.vsed would allocate 12 91 million (or construction of a new elementary school on the district s south side and im provements at Seele Elementary and lame star Primary 'n boob The s*s ond proposition lf ap proved authorizes $8> »* bomb tx* issued to fund impnove ment at New Braunfels High School The third proposition would allocate $19    ••    for    land acquisition That acquisition would most likely be in the district s south attendance zone Continued horn Page 'A ecooor situatior ar I w» ,.s! war to go for wha* we at.solutelv have to have Bradherry said adding tha* voters could 1 hnose to deiav pur. has mg property for a new hi* -it*-But we know we Can put.*- the land at a i-vw-r price than we 1 <*-when houses are hull! out ’here the south side of the -listrut Just give us some time ti plan and p a* adequately he said WEEK Pearl Jewelry Off To Custom Design Jewelry For Christmas -4 Selected Wedding Bands % 20%-35% off Brand New Selection Silver 25 % oft 615 Hwy 81 W. 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