New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 19, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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toe Jane Glenewinkel. Mary Martinez, Rudy Acevedo,
Monica Fuentes, Charla McCartney, Mandy Wetwood (17 years old), Tyler Stanton Ites. (1 year old), Deborah DeVore (Monday), Kindsley Cloud (4 years old, Monday), Sydney Aubrey Morales (1 year old, Monday), Ron Krueger (Monday). Jean . Manning (Monday), Betty Coker (Saturday), Mark Noble (16 years old, Monday), Janet Suzanne Ward (Saturday), Kevin Shriewer (Monday), Edward Espinosa. Ray Foul Ashley Kummrey (14 years old, belated), Joseph Ray Caus Suarz (3 years old, belated), Louree Moor.
Happy anniversary wishes pate: Moe and Jo Schwab
To have a birthday or anniversary Holed here, call 625-9144.
Hunter sutety court#
Comal Independent School District Community Education Program, in cooperation with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is offering a hunter safety class to be held at the CISD Board Room. The 10-hour class will meet five Mondays, beginning this Monday from 7-9 p m To qualify for the Texas Hunter Certificate, students mufct complete 1C hours of instruction, score 70 percent or better on a 50-question exam and pay $5 for the certificate For more information, or to register, call Elaine Falkenberg at 904-4612
Physical Therapy Unlimited §nd the South Central Texas Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation will co-sponsor an Antritis Foundation Aquatic Program.
Five-week classes begin Tuesday
Anyone interested must pre-register by calling Physical Therapy Unlimited at 609-2000.
Family Outreach of Comal County continues to have its “For Kids’ Sake” seminars They will run twice a month for the next two months.
This seminar is to teach parents how to help their children through the transitions of divorce.
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It's Girl Scout Cookie time The sale will run through Feb 14. Girls WHI be selling the ever popular thin mints and seven other varieties at several local businesses and door to door Proceeds support local Girl Scouts. For information call Karen McDonald at 625-9548 or Tanya Caldwell at 629-1901
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The Alamo Workforce Deva! opment Council Inc has excess property (office furniture and equipment) available at no cost to any non-profit, government or public entity on a first come, first served basis Monday through Friday. You ave responsible for the move and all items should be moved the same day For more information call Rita Thompson at (210) 272-3260
Because of bad weather, the First United Methodist Church/Mothers of Preschoolers rummage/craft sale has been rescheduled, instead of Jan. 18 the sale will be Feb 1.
The time and place will be the same — 8 a m. to 1 p.m. in Wesley Had. For information cal 626-4513.
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24 pages in two sections ■ Sunday, January 19.1997
Serving the Comal County area for more than 144 years ■ Home of Betty Coker
Vol 145. No. 48
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By DAVID OEKUNOER
GUADALUPE RIVER STATE PARK—A special task force recommended Friday that horseback riding and mountain biking not be allowed in the environmentally sensitive Honey Creek State Natural Area.
Instead, the task force recommended that the activities could be allowed in a 660 acre area north of Guadalupe River State
Park on the Guadalupe River or in another area near the park’s campsites.
The decision was made after concluding the Honey Creek State Natural Area is too environmentally sensitive for the activities
The 2,200 acre state natural area is adjacent to the park. Public access is allowed only through guided tours and interpretive activities which are given by the Friends of Guadalupe River/Honey Creek, Inc., a volunteer orga
nization which promotes the preservation of the area.
The Honey Creek State Natural Area was bought from the Nature Conservancy in 1986. The Nature Conservancy still has a management agreement with Texas Parks and Wildlife department for the land.
The Honey Creek area is home to endangered species such as the golden cheeked warbler, black-capped vireo and the Honey Creek salamander.
The possibility of opening Honey Creek to horseback riding and mountain biking has caused concerns among environmentalists, individuals and the Friends group, which passed a resolution stating their opposition to the idea.
Task force member Bob Ryan, who represents San Antonio equestrian groups who want access to the area, said the recommendation is a result of hard work and cooperation.
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Principal Maggie Hanna said. "That’* the last thing. Then we’re ready to go.”
Rusty Blockman, CISD purchasing agent and wmipfciwiaw coordinator, said Ute first two moves went very smoothly, and this one will be no different.
"We're Beared up for having kids there Tuesday morning, first thing," Brockman •aid. "(The move) has gone wonderfully.
Everyone's dons a great job. Itta Ic and administrators put everything together so wall it made our job easy."
Brockman said the building should be
"We hers the city inspection on Munday,
fnmplett for th* beginning of rlsssfin Tues day, with tbs exception of minor touch ups However, Brockman said a parking area and road around the school may not be paved.
That wont keep up from having class," Brockman said "Ina pavement is there for
the buses, so that went be a problem."
Hanna said the teachers have already had a throe and-a-half-hour orientation to prepare them for the move, and the students had a tour for more than an hour Turn to School, Page 3A
"I think we have come up with a workable agreement,” Ryan said. “I think this group can serve as a model to the other groups who want to open up other area."
Park Manager Duncan Muck-elroy, task force chairman, said he will put together a draft report and send it to task force members Richard Solis, Friends president, park ranger Deirdre Hisler, Parks and Wildlife Division resource specialist George Keg-
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KISS to study lease
By DAVID DEKUNDER
CANYON LAKE — A draft agreement which would allow the Canyon Lake Community Youth Recreation Center to be built on Canyon Lake Chamber bf Commerce land is in the pinesap of being studied by both the recreation center and Chamber boards.
Charles Stephens ll, a Canyon Lake attorney and Chamber board member, said he has submitted a draft agreement to the Chamber and Trish Wyatt, Project KISS (Kids in Safe Surroundings) founder.
Project KISS is the organization which was formed about four years ago to raise funds for the youth recreation center.
“There is a draft lease,” Stephens said. “I drafted it for discussion purposes and provided it to both sides.”
Stephens also sits on the Project KISS board of directors.
Project KISS and the Chamber signed an agreement of intent in March which would allow the 14,400-square-foot recreation center to be built on the Chamber's nine acres located on FM 2673 west of Sattler.
The letter of intent called for a 99-year least* in which the recreation center would have to pay the Chamber $1 a year.
Chamber IVesident Ed Wetzel said he had looked at the agreement.
“I have no problems with it," Wetzel said. “I will have to visit with them (Project KISS board) and get Charles' (Stephens) input on how they feel."
The Chamber still needs to approve the lease agreement. The next Chamber meeting is scheduled for Feb. 4.
Bridge Boid kicks off Sunday
By DAVID DEKUNDER
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CANYON JAKK - For many years, the Pilot International Club has held a bridge tournament that has gone a long way in helping the Canyon Lake community.
The tradition will continue as the Club will hold its Annual Bridge Bowl starting on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 2:30 p.m. at the Canyon Lake Action Center. The Bridge Bowl will be held each Sunday.
The format consists of 16 tables of four players. Six rounds of six hands each will be played during
each Sunday session. Each round will last 30 minutes.
The cost is $15 per person for all four sessions.
Irma Feibelman, chairman of the Bridge Bowl, said the proceeds from the event go towards the Pilot International Club which donates money to charities and organizations.
“The important thing is all the money stays in the community," Feibelman said.
The club participates in many charitable activities and donates money to worthwhile causes such
as St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, the MS Association, HOSPICE of New Braunfels, New IAfe Treatment Center, the Arboretum of New Braunfels nursing home, the Tye Preston Memorial Library and the Canyon Lake Area Volunteer Fire Department.
The Pilot International Club raises funds to award a Smithson Valley High School student a college scholarship. On a national level, part of the club members dues go to a foundation that supports patients with brain related Turn to Bridge, Page 3AStarting school in August has its problems. See Opinion, 4A.
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