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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 20, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas For now s,    advertising or    subscription    information,    call    625-9144    (Metro)    606-06 MO16 10/22/ J MT CRO PU Bl... I. YANDELL DR ;■:    EL    PASO,    TX    7990 Nw Braunfels Sasauicanfennfel I^W Pf VMM March 21,1645 Opinion............... Sports Day.......... Comics................ Tbs Marketplace seniors are * ^ ,x , ' \    ,    '    %    -v'-    ••• semi-finalists Three local schools represented in list of National Merit honors By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Guadalupe River .104 db Comal River ..............294 de * cfs-cubic feet per second Five local and area high school seniors have been named among a group of HFVS 15,000 semi-finalists *7^ <9 for the 1995 National w J jJ Merit Scholarship Program. Brook Tillman and    JH David Dicrksen of New Braunfels High, Tim Ousley of DferKeen Canyon and Wendy mmmmmmm Pursch of Smithson Valley and Jennifer    TBI Brockmeier of Brack-    tn en Christian School I^HK ii. ■ have the chance to compete for the 6,700 Merit Scholarships, < worth mote than $26    I    mi million.    ^ The National Merit    Wandy Punch award, based on Brockmalar national achievement    HMMK1 test scores, is won by less than half of one IV. V .f percent of the nation’s high school seniors. Dicrksen is the son of John and Kathy {PST WK Dicrksen and plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin and enroll in the Plan II    ^ program for gifted students. He is heavily He ' involved in several honors program cours- mfift cs at NBHS and is a four-year member of ft • the band.    /JU Tillman is the son of Tillman and Kathryn nm Ouafey Cavert and plans to major in Wildlife Biology at Colorado State University. He is preparing for the field by taking courses such as environmental science, Biology ll, and physics at NBHS. Biockmeier, a senior at Bracken Christian School in Bulverde, is the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. William Brockmeier of Bulverde. She plans to pursue a degree in liberal arts upon graduation Ousley is the son of Dr. Stephen and Julia Ousley of New Braunfels. He plans to attend Texas A&M University or the United States Air Force Academy and study computer engineering. In addition to being an Eagle Scout, Ousley has been named All-Region Choir at CHS the last two years, has won gold medals in the UIL Regional Computer Science competition, and is a member of the CHS National Honor Society Pursch is the daughter of William and Victoria Pursch of Bulverde. She is considering Trinity University and would like to eventually obtain a master's degree from either Harvard or the Horton School of Business She is vice-president of the SVHS senior class and secretary of the SVHS National Honor Society. She has also won national awards in debate competition and has played on both the varsity volleyball and basketball teams. ; The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the foUowiig birthday wishes to; Jaaet Reeves, Ed Soaier, TaMtha Pugh, Kin iMttett, Destin Jon Bench (12 ; ws!), Larry Crowd, Cleo ' Meander, Irene Beparse, Edith Peacher, Donald Gotthardt, Florian Holm, Janice Hnghart, jitWv timoiiy Marjorie jonasoiif John Keaagy, M.S. Stephenson, R.M. Watcher, Bul Daisy, Gentry Garner, Wiliam T. Sprague, Ben Lutz, Gayle McGuire, Jerry Schertz, Nancy j Sheridan, Delores, Spicer, bene Stock, Barbara Weasel Brook Tillman Comal County RoCoo The Com^Countyltafeo, held in cofunction with the Comal County Fair, will be held Wedneaday, Sept 21 et 7:39 pm. m the Comd County Fairgrounds. dqr* few* 19 * IO pm Bvente include team penning and teem roping and youth events include youth flag race and youfo penning All fWiUn m^ift ha Crural County residents and must have proof pf residency. The rodeo is being sponsored by Barry's Under Pass Saloon. Canyon Late OOP woman hoot Mi fry The Canyon Laka Republican Women will hold a fish try and while elephant auction (PAC fond miser) to Canyon Cornets tomorrow. Happy hour begins at 6 pm with dinner *7 pm Donations of 54 for adults and $2 for children will be accepted. Call Kathy Smith at 899-7050 by today, Sept 16 for reservations. City offlooB to clooo fop county lair parade City offices will be dosed on Friday, Sept. 23 for the annual Comal County Parade. However, the Sanitation Department will be out picking up garbage one and a halt home earlier then usual. Crewe adc that mn* ideate put their garbage out Thursday night. For farther ii>fcw>yini>1 ii 608-2140. Founder of Wurstfest dies at the aee of 79 City mourns death of Dr. Edgar A. Grist By BUBAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer CISD to host tax rate hearing Wednesday night Johnny Dnnl The Rocket Ofa entertained members of the audience st Sunday's "I *--.    MI ae!wwlWRwe uPfry ted the Rape CHate Canter of Comal County. Shown ere LeNtlle Anderson (toft). Joy Worley, Connie Cone end Jane Seibert white Dr. Edger A. Grift, founder of Wurst-    ^- fest, died Monday at Guadalupe Valley    mGk. Memorial Hospital in Seguin at the age of Grist, a practicing veterinarian and county meat inspector, was the creator y and the motivating force behind the birth dftor fP of the feftivd in 1961.    WK*. A rinnnfiinn flnMler k|jm» DMttinfelc According to ufttttr New xsnunicis Chamber of Commerce president Tom J Purdam, Grist’s role u meat inspector Dr. Edgar Grist gave rise to the idea oft sausage festival when he mw the great number of sausages manufectured in the area. Grift worked with Purdum and the Chamber to organize the (lift Wurftfeat in 1961. He went on to serve rn president of the Wurst Association from 1961-66. "He wa dedicated to fait community and to the German her-itage in it He saw the possibility of tourism as an industry for the area," said Purdum Grift was a driving force in the community during in important eta of growth in the life of the conv munity, Purdum mid. Funeral arrangements for Dr. Grift are pending at Docp-pyiy-hmi/h funeral Home gy CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer jy app**. soring a Franklin Time Quest Time Managemcm seminar for Tuesday, Sept 27 Bom 8:30 am to 4:30 p m. to Honors Hall. Coat of registration is S195 and may be up at the chammy office. Call 625-2385 for mom infor- Residents of the Comal Independent School District will have a chance to voice their opinions on the ta> rate at a hearing Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Bill Brown Elementary. Finance Director Abel Campos said the CISD has proposed a SI .38 tax rate, the same as the past two years, and that the recent passage of a bond will not effect this year's tax rate “The bond election has nothing to do with the tax rate. It won’t impact the tax rate until a year from now,” he said. “.. .If we would have had to go to year-round schools, that would have been a different story." The public will have the opportunity to comment at the hearing, as is at any school board meeting. The board will vote on adoption of the tax rate Monday, Sept. 26 in a regular hoard meeting at the Central Office. The New Braunfels Independent School District will hold its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept 20; 7 pm at the Education Center. Among the items on the agenda are approval of NBHS security plan, and results of SAT tefting from 1993-94. lite bund play from atop their picnic tabla. Tho A MIMI It LO# DffiiKJ wwi men off Omena Mueic Feet In October at tho foamier Ratty. This newspaper is printed on recycled newsprint ;