New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 10, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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Incumbent Sylvia Sanchez las* week filed for re-electkm to her current Dismct I seat on the New Braunfels Independent School Decrier Boart of Trtsaees.
Computer techodan Henry Garza has filed for the District I seat, aid voters will decide this and three other seats in die Aug. 9 election.
Sanchez, 35, is an agent for A Bail Bonds and a full-time student at Texas Lutheran University. Sanchez said she expects to earn her bachelor** degree in political science in December 1997, at which time rile will consider attending law school.
Sanchez, who is married to Harold Sanchez, said she went back to college because she wanted to better herself and set an example for her three children, Monica, 17, Harold Jr., 16, and Nicole, 8.
“I want to be a role model for my kids so they can say, ‘My mom did it, so I can do it too,*** Sanchez said. “I know ifs a sacrifice, but ifs needed.**
Sanchez, a lifetime resident of New Braunfels, currently is
completing her fourth year as trustee on the NBISD board. She also served as a HOSTS (Help One Student To Succeed) tutor for the 1996-1997 school
Sanchez said she is running for re-election despite the criticism trustees have endured the past IO months and because of the good things that lie in store for the district
“What I look forward to and drives me are the positive things that will come in the future,** Sanchez said. “I’ve always believed we need to be involved, and that’s what's driven me. I want to represent everyone in my district**
Sanchez said the district will be faced with many challenges in the next few years, including growth, technology and student achievement. She said the district is ready to meet these challenges headon. Sanchez said she wants to be a part of that process.
“I would like to keep my focus on TAAS (Texas Assessment of Academic Skills),** said Sanchez. “I think it’s going to be a great day when we reach the recognized status, and I think ifs coming.** Sanchez said she also is looking forward to working with incoming superintendent Ron Reaves. She said he has proven leadership skills and commitment that could mean great things for the local district.
“I look forward to him coming,** she said. “He’s done good things in his district, and it’s exciting.**
Also up for election are two at-large seats and the remaining year on the District 4 seat. Bette Spain and Leo Chaftn currently hold the two at-large starts. Spain already has filed for re-ele.tion. Chafin said in a meeting last month that he had not decided whether he would seek another term. Stacie Rickel also has filed for an at-large seat District 4 became vacant in April when Jaime Padilla resigned with a year remaining on his term. Voters will decide who will complete his term.
NBISD trustee elections will be Aug. 9, and filing for a seat on the ballot ends June 25.
Alkia M. Fuentes
Alicia M. Fuentes of New Braunfels, Texas, age 67, passed away June 7, 1997. She is survived by her husband, Miguel M. Fuentes; daughters, Guadalupe Bernal, Avelinda Diaz, Mary Trevino, Olivia Johnson and Melba Figueroa; sisters, Trine Rodriguez, Virginia Moya and Beatrica Gonzales; brothers Valdimar Moya, Henaro Moya and Bill Moya; 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Funeral mass will be celebrated IO a.m. Tuesday, June IO, 1997, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels with interment following at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery. Tile rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Monday.
Colonial Funeral Home, Universal City
Funeral arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Don Guenther of New Braunfels, who passed away Monday, June 9, 1997, at the age of 74 years.
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foot hit die floor, it was water.**
“It was a rude awakening,** Buban said.
Ken said the water was knee-deep and measured about 27 inches outside die home. Inside the home in which all rooms were flooded, water was 9 inches deep in the den and 6 inches deep in the living rooms.
When they were alerted to the fact that the flood waters were rushing into their home, the husband and wife tried to escape in their pickup track.
“We tried to get in the track,** Ken said. “When the water came in the track we decided not to do it.**
Conal County Sheriff** Office Sunday
■ Arrest on charges of speeding and failure to appear, Woodlands man, 20, bond $400.
■ Arrest on charges of assault causing bodily injury and driving while license suspended, Canyon Lake man, 30, bond $1,800.
■ Arrest on charge of simple assault. Spring Branch woman, 24, bond $200.
■ Arrest on charge of simple assault. Spring Branch man, 24, bond $200.
■ Arrest on charges unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and assault causing bodily injury, unknown residence, 44-year-old man, no bond for one charge and $500 for second.
■ Arrest on charge of public intoxication, unknown residence, 37-year-old man, bond $200.
■ Arrest on charges of minor in possession and public intoxication, Bulverde man, 19, bond $400.
■ Arrest on charge of unlawful carrying of a weapon, Spring Branch man, 22, bond $500.
■ Arrest on charge of disorderly conduct. New Braunfels man, 21, bond $200.
■ Arrest on charge of possession of marijuana, Carrolton man, 19, bond $300.
■ Arrest on charge of assault causing bodily injury. Canyon Lake man, 44, bond $500.
■ Arrest on charge of disorderly
Ken said trying to cross his driveway would have been hazardous since the drainage area that ran through his driveway was about 4 feet deep. Instead, the couple went into their bedroom where they escaped through their bedroom window. Barbara said they were never in danger.
“The water started to recede within 30 minutes,** Ken said.
The flood waters affected even emergency personnel.
Bulverde Area Fire Department Chief Ray Shlueder said the fire station in Oak Village North sustained water damage.
“We had 2 feet of water in the station,** Shlueder said.
conduct. New Braunfels man, 20, bond $200.
■ Arrest on charge of disorderly conduct, New Braunfels man, 20, bond $200.
■ Arrest on charge of criminal trespassing. New Braunfels man, 18, bond $300.
■ Arrest on charges of disorderly conduct and no insurance, Canyon Lake man, 25, bond $500.
■ Arrest on charges of no insurance, running a red light, two counts of failure to appear, and no safety belt, New Braunfels man, 21, bond $1,200.
■ Arrest on charge of motion to revoke probation, Austin man, 32, bond $1,000.
■ Arrest on charges of failure to appear and no safety belt, Spring Branch woman, 22, bond $400.
■ Arrest on charge of no safety belt, Spring Branch man, 20, bond $200.
■ Arrest on charge of assault causing bodily injury. Canyon Lake man, 41, bond $300.
“I thought it was hail but it was the wind driving the rain into the windows,** said resident Jeff Baker. “I heard this rambling sound, which was IO times louder like a diesel truck. So I flipped the spotlight and saw the fence. I walked on the deck and saw the fence down on that side. I said, ‘My goodness.’ Around 3 a.m. I checked again, and the water was 8 to IO inches. It was the highest I had ever seen it.”
Baker said he found his mailbox IO feet high on a tree across the road.
Sigrid Casanova was cleaning her back yard driveway on Sunlight Drive.
“It came up to here,” Casanova said pointing to her back yard. “This
was just a lake here. The boat, everything we had in the shed we lost. One of my peacocks drowned.”
Casanova said her husband Alfred was out of town and that the she lost one of her pets in the flood.
“One of my peacocks drowned,” she said. “I slept right through it. When I saw the (garden) railroad ties in the driveway I said, ‘What in the world.’”
In Bulverde itself, flood waters from a creek damaged and swept concrete at a crossing on Bulverde Lane. A triplex and the Bulverde-Spring Branch Community Service Center were flooded out. Fences sustained major damage and had debris heaped on them.
New Braunfels Department ~
■ Arrest on charge of minor in possession, San Antonio woman, 18, bond $112.
■ Arrest on charge of minor in possession, San Antonio woman, 19, bond $112.
■ Arrest on charge of minor in possession, San Antonio woman, 17, bond $112.
■ Arrest on charge of unlawful carrying of a weapon, San Antonio man, 25, bond $500.
■ Arrest on charge of public intoxication, San Antonio man, 33, bond $112.
■ Arrest on charge of public intoxication, San Antonio woman, 44, bond $112.
■ Arrest on charge of public intoxication, unknown residence, 54-year-old man, bond $112.
■ Arrest on charge of theft, New Braunfels man, 17, bond $300.
■ Arrest on charge of public intoxication. Cedar Park woman, 40, bond $112.
■ Arrest on charge of driving while license suspended, San Antonio man, 36, bond $300.
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Antonio V. Moreno, age 83, of Jersey City, NJ., died Saturday, April 26, 1997. He was bom Jan. 27,1914, in new Braunfels, Texas, to Casiano Moreno and Antonia Velasquez Moreno. Mr. Moreno was a veteran of the U.S. Goast Guard and was a Merchant Marine for 32 years. He was a member of the Catholic church. He is survived by his sisters: Herminia Moreno of New Braunfels and Velia Rodriguez of Austin; brothers Raul Moreno and David Moreno of New Braunfels, Roberto Moreno of San Antonio, Edmundo Moreno of Detroit, Mich., plus numerous nieces and nephews. A rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June ll, at the Holy Family Catholic Church. A memorial mass will be celebrated after the rosary at IO arn at foe Holy Family Catholic Church with Rev. Jim Wasser, M.S.F., celebrant. Graveside services will be held immediately after the mass at the Sts. Peter and Paul Mausoleum. Everyone is asked to meet at the church Wednesday for the rosary and mass.
Senate actions would nix Kelly privatization
WASHINGTON (AP) — The privatization ongoing at Air Force depots in Texas and California would be terminated and foe bases* workloads divided among surviving depots in Georgia, Oklahoma and Utah under a measure approved by a Senate panel.
The action was taken by foe Senate Armed Services Committee’s readiness subcommittee as foe panel met behind closed doors Monday to consider next year’s defense authorization bill, a congressional source said.
The House and Senate measures effectively would force the Air Force to abandon its plan to shield thousands of jobs at Kelly Air Force Base in San Antonio and McClellan AFB in Sacramento, Calif.
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■ Arrest on chargfifeof dfjptng j while license suspended and * unlawful carrying of a weapon, unknown residence, 31-year-old man, bond $800.
■ Arrest on charges of public intoxication and theft, La Marque man, 19, bond $412.
■ Arrest on charge of public intoxication, Kemah man, 20, bond $112.
■ Arrest on charge of driving while intoxicated, unknown residence, 40-year-old woman, bond $2,000.
■ Arrest on charge of second offense of driving while intoxicated, New Braunfels man, 37, bond $500.
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