New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 31, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas
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16 Pages in one section ■ Dec. 31,1993
Serving Comal County for more than 142 years ■ Home of JOYCE KOEPP
Did someone say after Christmas sale?
Committee finalizes block grant requests
Arts & Entertainment.
The New Braunfels Herald-Trining extends the following birthday wishes to; Robert Morales, Joyce Koepp, Jerry L Batonnier', Lope Martinez, Francisco Castro, Mona Jean Erdmann, Sherron Laffery, Eusebio Perez, Sr., (belated.) Happy Anniversary to George A Evelyn First (52nd!), Hector A Diana Natal, Sr., (6 yrs.)
Habitat for Humanity meeting Jan. 6
Comal County Habitat for Humanity will meet at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 6 at Dittlinger Memorial Library. Members of the Advisory Board will be introduced at the meeting. Anyone interested in helping to eliminate poverty housing in Comal County is welcome to attend Call 625-7005 for more information. For those unable to attend th: meeting, donations for the first home (to be built soon) may be sent to CCHfH, P.O. Box 310487, New Braunfels, Texas 78131-0487.
Republican kick-off set Monday
The Comal County Republican Campaign Kick-Off will be held at Molly Joe's restaurant on Monday, Jan. 3 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Candidates who have filed on the Republican ticket for local offices will be on hand. Refreshments will be served. Call 629-0388 for more information.
13th Bridal Fair scheduled for Jan. 4
On Tuesday, Jan. 4, the New Braunfels Bridal Fair Association will host its 13th annual Bridal Fair at the New Braunfels Civic Center, located at 380 S. Seguin St.
Admission is $3. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
All facets of planning a wedding from engagement to honeymoon to moving into a first home are represented by the bridal consultants participating — including jewelry, hair styling and nail care, flowers and other special decorations, catering, photography, wedding dresses, hotels, reception rooms, honeymoon travels, chinaware, and more.
A bridal gown fashion show will be interrupted only by the awarding of exquisite prizes given by participating businesses. This year's prizes will include groom's gifts as well. You're invited to visit the booths of each participating business to see what services and items they have to offer and to register to win each consultant's giveaway.
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A New Year's Eve dance has been set for Holy Family Home ftom 8:30 pjn. to 12:30 a.m. on Dec. 31 (Friday).
The dance will feature the sounds of the Texans Band. Tickets will be $8. For more information, call 625-5320.
A five-car accident near the York Creek exit on 1-35 In the northbound lane created a tremendous backup of traffic yesterday afternoon at approximately 4:25 p.m. for motorists traveling north. No Injuries were reported In the multlple-vehlcle accident, however, many motorists were left with nothing more to do than discuss the situation (right photo). Another wreck Involving three cars was also reported yesterday afternoon In the same general ares of 1-35, but no Injuries
Hereld-Zeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH
The New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees approved the conversion of water rates in the Solms area to standard city of New Braunfels ordinance rates.
The board met in a regular meeting Thursday night. Because of the change in rates some residents of the Solms area could see a decrease in their water rates and some will see an increase in rates.
According to NBU General Manager Bob Sohn the Solms water supply corporation wu purchased approximately eight years ago. Sohn said NBU invested money in purchasing the corporation and in installing someCamino Real making move to new locationNew building will provide twice as much space
By JENNIFER ROMPEL new building and increased our space
•tiff Writer by twice ss much,” he said.
1 The new snace was needed because
Camino Real Mental Health Ser- of the increase in staff. Stirk said the
vices of Comal County will begin mff at MHMR has grown by 50 per^
operating ftom its new location at 180 cent.
W. Mill St. on Jan. 3. The mental health clinic is part of
The office, which is part of the the San Antonio State Hospital. It oper-
Texas Department of Mental Health Btes as a outpatient psychiatric clinic,
and Mental Retardation, is currently Sdrk said most of the people served by
located at SU North Street. The cur* the clinic have been hospitalized fbr a
rent office will remain open through psychiatric condition,
today. Patients are referred to the clinic by
“We’re doing a real Juggling act to hospitals. Sdrk said a screening process
keep it open until the new office is ii also used to fbr those people who
open,” said Director Charles Stirk, have not been hospitalized but feel
LFC CSW-ACP. they may have a psychiatric problem.
According to Sdrk, the offices are Currently the clinic serves 225 peo-
being moved into a more spacious pie,
building, The new phone number fbr the clin-
“The advisory board bought us a ic is 620-6221.
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Christmas trees ere beginning Ie aeoumuiete et Lends Berk where the city end NBU ere collet mulching. The muleh WIN be given to loco! reeldente free ee pert of the Chrletmee Tree RooyolHappy New Year from the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung staff!