New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 18, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas
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FRIDAYCougar soccer team opens bi-district playoffs tonights, see Page 15.
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The New Braunfels Herold-Zeitung extend* the following birthday wfehe* \o\ Janet Dom, Marvin Fey, Monro* J. Schwab, Michael J. Fax Jr. (45 yean) ami Jane Garcia (belated), awd Hap-py five-year aMivenary to Edward and Gloria Samhev
NJUIF1 meets today At tutor Conter
The National Association of Retired Federal Employees meets Friday at 9:30 arn. at the Senior Citizens Center. The program will be conducted by the New Braunfels Police Department. Refreshments will be served.
The New Braunfels Republican Women will hold their monthly luncheon and meeting at 12 pm. on Match 21, at Molly Joe's restaurant. The guest speaker will be fen Kennedy, of the New Braunfels City Council.
She will be speaking on pariia-mortary jpioccdkiincs*
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Spring Bimch Lodge #127 will BMSt at the lodge home on Sunday, March 20 at 11: IS am. to go by caravan to the Ahenheim at Comfort.
Lunch will be served during the trip. Members are asked to bring cNpt, dipt cooWes for the
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The general meeting of the Red Pmff Vnhmtwfff (hospital and tmirring homes) will be held March 21 at 3:30 pm. in the (feta St. classroom. All volunteers are urged to attend.
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Match 19 and 20, Saturday and Sunday, the New Braunfels Noon Lions Club will be holding their annual White Cane Drive.
Money coUected during them drives are used locally for eye screen-ing of Comal County school children, eyeglasses for children of low income femilics, and to support the Lion's eye bank in Austin. Lion, Lioness and Leo volunteers will be located at the following stores: Handy Andy, HEB, K-Mart, Krause's Wal-Mart and both Wueit's stores.
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Th* Comal Chapter of Texas Democmric Woman mast March
22 at 6:30 pm. at Comal Bowl. Susan Zinn of Texas Legal Aid
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Call Kristie Hayduk at 605-1947 | for information. The Comal County Democrats will meet st Comal Bowl at 7:30 pm. to discuss the upcoming run-off and general elections and the upcoming county convention. Call Gloria Sasser it 620-0864 for information. Both meetings are open to the public.
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Promotion of the upcoming Red Blocking Revue, aet for June it, 18 and.19 et the New Braunfels
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The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce's Shadow program for the spring semester was held Thursday and more than SO businesses participated.
Approximately 120 eighth-graders from New Braunfels and Canyon Middle Schools participated in the program.
The day began with a kick-off breakfast at New Braunfels Middle School. Both students and professionals were present at the breakfast.
Students spent the rest of the day with the business sponsor learning about their job and free enterprise system. The New Braunfels Chamber’s Business/Education Partnership Committee plans the twice yearly event, according to Rusty Brockman who chain the committee.
Next semester, Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce membera have agreed to join the program and will sponsor Smithson Valley Middle School students.
"We also are working with the Canyon Lake Chamber on the Perfect Attendance Card Program for the fifth and sixth six-weeks," said Brockman.
The Business/Education Partnership Committee also was instrumental in the formation of the Greater New Braunfels Communities in Schools program last year. Other areas of education involvement
include curriculum reform, teacher appreciation and drop-out prevention.
Businesses and organizations participating in the program include: Bluebonnet Motors, BonWorth, Bradzoil Ten Minute Change, Cemcorp, Centex Office Center, Citizens Bank, Coleman Company Inc., Coleman Electric Co. Inc., Comal County Attorney's Office, Comal County Commissioners, Comal County Treasurer’s Office, Comal County Judge, District Court Judge, Comal Independent School District, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, Creekview Veterinary Clinic, Detex Corporation, Eden Home Inc., Fischer Veterinary Clinic, Gristmill Restaurant, Inverness Counsel Inc., Lafarge Corp. and William T. Lee Jr., DDS,
Other groups participating include: Matthews and Branscomb, PC, Don Maxwell Chevrolet, W.N. Mayo Investments, McKenna Memorial Hospital, Mission Valley Textiles, Molly Joe’s Catering, Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Greater New Braunfels Communities in Schools, Nationwide Insurance, New Braunfels Factory Stores, New Braunfels Police Department, New Braunfels Resorts Inc., New Braunfels Utilities and Oasis Advertising.
Pink ribbons to fly in city
Pink ribbons will be flying ftom car Antennas all over Comal County if Krizan Byxbee has her way. Byxbee, a Canyon Lake hair stylist, is urging residents to tie pink ribbons to their can to mirk Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Byxbee Mid the hopes the pink ribbon campaign will draw attention to And build interest in, the rally planned for the Plaza at 2 p.m. on April 2 to mark tbs start of Sexual AsMult Awareness Month. Sire also hopes to draw attention to the Anarae
Weinman rape case.
Weinman reported that she was raped in her home New Year’s night, but the case was not prosecuted. Weinman complained that not only was the case not prosecuted, but that Reimer told her she should be ashamed of herself.
"I think it is time for the public to apeek out md say it if not OK that these crimes not only go unpunished, but they don't even get into the courtroom," Byxbee said. "I thought it showed a great amount of inaenritivity on the part of the district attorney and specifically, a lack of pro
Byxbee is asking residents to find or buy pink ribbons for their cars. Ribbons can also be picked up at the Comal County Women's Center on San Antonio Street
Anyone who wants information on the pink ribbon campaign can call Byxbee at 899-7291 or Kristen Seibert at the Comal County Women’s Center 1620-7520.
"Sexual assault is a crime that affects til women of all ages and all backgrounds. I especially urge men to stand up and say ‘We're not going to allow this to happen any longer."’
RJI. Grog Hfifrr shows (guarani probes to student Jo* Boas duriratto^ftJJd^ Soarer?1^ Thursday.
Major crimes in New Braunfels increased in February
By JENNIFER ROMPEL
The number of major crimes increased in February 1994, according to statistics released by the New Braunfels Police Department this week.
The statistics collare the number of crimea in February 1994 to February 1993. Mqjor crimes in February 1994 numbeoed 192. This is up Anorn 157 Febtuary 1993. Almost all categories showed an increase.
In January, a decrease in m^jor
crime wu reported; however, at that time, New Braunfels Police Chief Dick Hearten Mid numbers will fluctuate from season to season and can increase easily.
Within the category of m^jor crimes, increases were reported in sexual assaults, robberies, assaults, total burglaries, theft/shoplifting and auto theft.
The only two categories not showing increases were murders and arsons which remained the same at zero.
The following statistics compare February 1994 to February 1993:
■ Sexual assaults were up from zero to two.
■ Robberies increased from zero to
■ Assaults increased from 45 to 63.
■ Total burglaries increased from 35 to 42. Within this category, butglariei of a habitation were down from IO to two. Burglaries of a non-habitation were down from IO to six. Burglaries of motor vehicles were up from 14 to 20 and other burglaries (coin-operated machines, etc.) were up from one to eight.
■ Incidents of theft or shoplifting increased slightly from 72 to 73.
■ Auto thefts were up from five to ll.
Toul calls for service showed a alight increase. Police and fire and EMS calls combined increased from 2,731 in 1993 to 2,744 in February. The total number of 911 calls increased from 883 in February 1993 to 1,009 in February 1994.
TOMI arrests increased from 168 to 181. In this category arrerts of juveniles increased from 21 to 41. Statistics show
140 adults were arrested.
The total number of criminal offenses increased from 300 to 317. Total reports processed increased from 622 to 629.
Arrests for driving while irtoxicaed decreased from IO to eight.
Traffic accidents increased from 91 to 151. No fatalities were reported it either month.
A new statistic added to the report included firearm transactions required by the Brady Bill. One transaction wu recorded in February 1994.Look for Horizons 1994, coming March in the