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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 18, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas •County amends request to merge attorneys offices By DENISE DZIUK Staff Writer Comal County Commissioners Court on Monday revised the resolution asking the state legislature to consolidate the county and district attorneys offices after the legislative affairs committee said a clause in the resolution was unconstitutional. County Judge Carter Casteel said the original resolution included a clause that said the county could review the consolidation in four years. She said the legislative affairs committee reviewed the resolution, and said the clause needed to be changed. “They said the way it was worded was unconstitutional," said Casteel. “We needed to change it." Casteel said the court would have to vote to change it back to separate offices. She said the same process would have to be followed, and-the legislature would have to consider the resolution asking for two offices. She said the court understood that, and did not mean to imply it would not follow this process. “We didn't mean that, so we clarified it,” said Casteel. “We changed the wording to reflect the process.” Casteel said the change in wording in that clause was the only change. She also said that although it is uncertain when the issue will be brought before the legislature, this should not cause any delay. In other business, the court approved purchasing a 1.474 acre tract of land adjacent to the road department to provide an entrance to the rural recycling area. The county will pay $7,370 for the land. Members of commissioners court will attend a continuing education conference for county judges and commissioners later this week, so the regular meeting will not be held Thursday. Herald-Zeitung □ Tuesday, February 18. 1997 □ 3 Defending champs Photo submitted Pictured are the 1996-97 Canyon High School Artstocats dance team: back row — Katie Blakeney, manager; Misti Seibert, Kris! Sleek, Regan Price, Lindsay Little, Melody Cudd, Robin Suchy, Katie Bader, Hayfey Bother, Ally son DeMasco, director; front row — Kristin Robertson, captain; Cara Holster, colonel; Alyssa Worn mack, captain. The Artstocats travel to Austin in March to defend their state championship. They will then compete against teams from across the nation In Santa Fe, N.M. Stammtisch Roast bssf dinner The United Methodist Women will hold their annual Roast Beef Dinner from 5 to 7 p m. tonight in Wesley Hall. Adult tickets are $5.50, children younger than 12 are $3.50, desserts are 75 cents. Take-out plates will be available. NGHS Band Boost ars New Braunfels High School Band Boosters will meet at 7.30 p m tonight at the NBHS band hall. The executive board will meet prior to the regular meeting at 6:45. All those interested in supporting the NBHS band program are invited to attend. Children's Garden The Men’s Garden Club will again sponsor a Children’s Garden, open to any child 8 years or older. The application deadline is Wednesday. Call 620-3440 or 625-8922. Marion blood drive A blood drive is scheduled for 9 a m. to noon Wednesday at the Community Library Anyone between 17 and 72 years old. who weighs at least I IO pounds and is in good general health may donate blood. For information call (210) 914-2803. ext. 243. Demystify TAAS Carl Schurz Elementary will hold a TAAS orientation for parents of fourth grade students at 7 p m. Thursday in the school cafeteria. The focus will be the fourth grade writing portion of the test. Rad McCombs and Mayor Jan Kannady wars honored as Valentinas by the Woman’s Chamber of Commerce. McCombs promotes benefits of mentoring at-risk teens Millionaire car magnate and noted philanthropist B J. “Red” McCombs, spoke on mentoring at-nsk children and prison inmates in a talk to the New Braunfels Women’s Chamber of Commerce on Feb. 13. Speaking to a rapt audience of 80 including Mayor Jan Kennady. City Council members Paul Fraser and Brenda Freeman, McCombs described his experiences with impacting other’s lives. He challenged each listener to get involved and take a risk by mentoring youngsters, peers or even felons. He described two teen-agers who he dissuaded from dropping out of school who went on to graduate from college and are now mentonng others. Joannie Garza of the New Braunfels Independent School District is joining with Comal Independent School District staffers to launch the new Women’s Chamber program “My Future," which will target at-risk teens at the high schools. McCombs also encouraged the new Women’s Chamber to join with the other chambers to find and work on common goals. He stressed the importance of community involvement, commending those who arc in leadership roles and urging more to follow suit. (Submitted by the Women's ( bomber of C Ommeree) Select Homes We’re New on the Block, but Not to the Business! 608-0304 hit 191. 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