New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 20, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas
TUESDAYNew Braunfels wins Babe Ruth district title - Page 5
Water Watch ...... 2
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes; Rayanna Benim, Gina Gomez, Bobby Alvarez, Richard Aguirre, Ros-alee Zamampa, Jessica Smith (belated-8), Jeff Gilirup (belated), Happy Anniversary to Tim St Vicki Van Delden, Lee Ann St RosaBo Dominguez.
Broadway Express gala set for July 22
The Broadway Express din-ner-theatre gala will be held Thursday, July 22 at the NB Gvic Center. Tickets are available at the Archives, 200 N. Seguin, 629-1900, and from Jean Wilson, Beltane, 389 S. Seguin, 620-1114 or 625-7922.
Reserved tables are available (tables seat IO). Deadline for purchasing tickets is noon, July 19. This event is a benefit for the fountain restoration and is sponsored by the New Braunfels Historic Museums Association.
Tickets will be available until 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Archives, or from Jean Wilson. Reservations may be made by calling 625-7922.
Fraternal Order of Eagles program aet
The Fraternal Order of Eagles will have a special Charter Member and Past Presidents program tonight at 7:30 p.m.
Members are encouraged to attend this meeting for their 41 st Anniversary.
B The New Braunfels Masonic Lodge #1109 will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. for the purpose of conferring an E.A. Degree.
B The New Braunfels Jaycees will meet Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Mr. Gatti's. Guest speaker -Gwenn Scott, assistant administrator at McKenna Hospital.
B Comal County Water Oriented Recreation District (WORD) will meet Wednesday, 6:45 p.m. at Canyon Lake Action Center, 1941 FM Road 2673 in Sattler.
B The New Braunfels Art League will host Mary Hetherington of Universal City tonight at 7 p.m. in the Arts Center, 646 Walnut Square. Hetherington will demonstrate the technique of painting in oil over acrylic. Hetherington, a member of the New Braunfels Art League, has paintings on display at numerous locations throughout the area.
Comal County ACS planning big gala
The American Cancer Society is planning their Summer Starlight Gala, scheduled for Aug. 13 and reservations are now being accepted. Monies raised from the event will be used to assist cancer patients in Comal County.
For more information, call 629-5717.
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Three die in weekend accident
By JENNIFER POMPEI.
Three men died Saturday night in three-car accident that occurred on FM 306 just north of the New Braunfels city limits sign.
Kenneth O. Garza, 19, of San Antonio and Scott Laurietzen, of Sugarland were both pronounced dead on the scene. Carlos Shaffer, 19, of San Antonio, was pronounced dead at Medical Center Hospital in San Antonio.
The accident occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Three others were reported injured. Laura Frizzell, 16, of San Antonio, who was in Garza’s vehicle, was taken to Medical Center Hospital with bruises. She was released over the weekend.
Robert Buryanek, 49, and Cynthia Buryanek, 48, both of New Braunfels were taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels where they were treated for minor bruises.
According to reports, the accident occurred when Garza, who was driving a 1990 Acura was traveling east bound on FM 306. Garza was attempting to over take a third vehicle, a 1990 Pontiac, driven by Celina Oxford, of Manchaca. Garza was unaware that a 1991 Cadillac, driven by Robert Buryanek, was headed west on FM 306.
Herdd-Zeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH
Voices of approval
Several hundred onlookers gathered In and around the Schlltterbahn wave pool Sunday for the annual Texas Bikini Invitational. Twenty-five contestants competed for the title, which was won by Melinda Dillard of Austin.
League of Women Voters sets candidates forum
By ROSE MARIE EASH
The Comal County League of Women Voters will host a "Meet the Candidates Night" on Thursday, July 22, at the New Braunfels Independent School District administration building for the NBISD Board of Trustees candidates.
“The League candidate forums are being held for the benefit of the citizens in the county,” said Darlene Hicks, president of the Comal County Area Provisional League of Women Voters. “We hope everyone who has an interest in the New Braunfels school district as a parent or a taxpayer will take this opportunity to meet the candidates and hear their positions on school issues.”
Doug Miller, of Witting & Miller Insurance, will be the moderator. Miller has represented Comal County and the City of New Braunfels in the water
issues concerning the Edwards Aquifer. Each candidate will give an opening statement not to exceed five minutes and then Miller will present questions from the audience.
In district #1 Sylvia Sanchez is unopposed in her run to fill her father, Nayo Zamora’s seat. Zamora resigned this spring citing business responsibilities which would prevent him from fulfilling his responsibilities on the board of trustees. Sanchez works at Zamora Insurance.
In district #3, current NBISD President Dick Robinett is running for a third term, but he is opposed by Tommy Allen. Allen is a salesman at Stripling-Blake Lumber In district #5, John Seidel is running unopposed to replace Margie Rabom who decided not to run for the position again. Seidel is a homebuilder.
The forum will begin at 7 p.m. at 430 W. Mill St. in New Braunfels.
CISD hearing on Brockman to be continued
By ROSE MARK EASH Staff Writer_
The Comal Independent School District Board of Directors met in a special meeting to continue Canyon Middle School Principal Rusty Brockman’s Level III Grievance Hearing and opted not to take action Monday night.
After a total of approximately 19 hours of testimony, the board came out of Monday night’s seven hour executive session and again announced that the hearing would be continued at an unspecified future date.
Brockman's contract was not renewed this spring following an investigation brought on by charges of racial discrimination by some parents in the district.
New doctors coining to McKenna Memorial
From staff reports
McKenna Memorial announced that there are three new doctors coming to New Braunfels over the next few months.
Dr. Stan Handshy, a family medicine practitioner with eight years of experience has relocated to New Braunfels from Kansas. He is now taking appointments and can be reached at 629-7776.
Ors. Luis and Awilda Ramos are a190 relocating to New Braunfels. Dr. Awilda Ramos is a pediatrician, a past chief of staff pediatrics at West Point in New York. Her husband, Dr. Luis Ramos is an anesthesiologist.
According ta Tim Briarity, McKenna Memorial Assistant Hospital Administrator, there will be mote new doctors coming to New Braunfels in the near future.
Photo by ERIK KARLSSON
Two more nights added for
Dud to sold out houses, Clrcte Arts Theatre hat added two Thursday performances of "Annie," on July 22 and July 29. In this scens, Anni# (Jamie Pantermuehl) tails a rookie cop (Michael Rushton that her friends "aren’t bums!" Playing the Hoovervllle down-and-outers are, from left, Sheryl Hell, Colin Hardee and Jennifer Pantermuehl. Ticket* are on tale et Chlna-rvThlnge. For reservations, cell 629-0635.
Plans still on track for closing local Iselin plant, official says
By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer
Plans for closing West Point Pepperers Iselin plant, located on Seguin Road in New Braunfels, are still on track, according to Plant Manager Ait Jones
Production at the plant will stop around Labor Day, according to Jones The original announcement that the plant will be closed was made in
Jones said 340 employees will loaf their jobs because of the clowre He added that IOO of those employees have already left the plant.
Jones said he is uiging area tasi-nesses and industry to hire the plant's former employees.
Equipment rn the plant is currently being moved to plants in the southeast.For news, advertising or subscription information, call 625-9144
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