New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 26, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes; Kimberly Keoghan, Ervin Schaefer, Darlene Aguirre, Renee Murphy (belated), Charles R. Oehler (belated), Becky Rojo (belated). Happy Anniversary to Mr. A' Mrs. Ben Shefman.
Marriage program begins Tuesday night
A community marriage counseling program, "The Pursuit of Intimacy," will begin Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. at the NBISD Education building, 430 Mill St.
The program will cover practical instruction on marriage intimacy and what falling in love was meant to be. It will be directed by Dennis Gallahcr of Freedom Fellowship Church. There is no charge for the IO-week program.
To register or for more information, call 625-1288. Registration can also be completed at the door.
Friends of the Library sale to be held Oct. 6-8
The Friends of the Dittlinger Memorial Library are making final plans for their annual book sale, which will be held Oct. 6-8 at the New Braunfels Civic Center, 380 S. Seguin St. The Oct. 6 sale will be for members of the Friends of the Library and the next two days will be open to the public. The sale will be open to the public Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. and Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Canyon High Friends off Education meeting set for Sept. 28
Canyon High School Friends of Education will meet Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. in the high school library.
To be eligible for the scholarship drawing, members must have joined by Nov. 1,1993.
Collegiate as well as vocational scholarships will be awarded. Dr. Jerry Major, district superintendent, will give a bnef talk on school taxes and facilities. Hummel festivities beqin Friday
The grand opening ceremonies for the Hummel Museum will begin on Friday, Oct. I through Sunday, Oct. 3. There will be a special ceremony al IO a.m. on Saturday when a comme moral] ve Hummel Museum plaque will be unveiled.
Sunday, there will be a casual mass in front of the museum at 8:30 a m. followed by a German Heritage lour at 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, call Doreen Schaef fer at 625-5636.
Habitat for Humanity masting
Comal County Habitat for Humanity will meet al 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 7 at the Dittlinger Memorial Library.
Those interested in participating in the Comal County affiliate may join a committee al this meeting. Call 625-7005 for more information.
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Here comes the cavalry!
Herald Zeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH
The 1st Cavalry Detachment from Fort Hood, Texas, one of the main attractions of the 100th Comal County Fair, was also part of the Fair Parade, held Friday In downtown New Braunfels. Thousands turned out for the huge parade. Today Is the last day of the fair.
Today is final day of 100th County Fair
By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer
The 100th Comal County Fair will wrap up this year’s festivities today with both new and traditional events.
Officials said 125,000 people were expected to visit the fair. They said the numbers could be higher because of the new features added to the fair this year and because of the 100th anniversary.
The fair will close this evening with a dance featuring the local band Southbound in the Comal
Corral. Comal County Fair Association President Jan Jochcc said the dance winds down the fair and offers fairgoers the chance to visit with friends
“People come out there casually and talk to local people,” she said.
The dance will begin at 7 p.m. and will continue until 11 p m. Admission is S3 per person.
Featured events during the day will include the Children’s Best Western Dress Contest. The contest will be held at 4 p.m. in the Comal Corral.
“They are usually real cute,” said Jochec.
Children ages 0-12 can participate in the event and can register up until the event starts.
Trophies will be given in each category and each child participating will receive a ribbon. Special awards will be given to the best overall and the biggest “ham ”
Today’s events will also highlight two new features
The arts and crafts show and sale will be held from IO a m. to 6 p.m. Jochec said approximately 60 vendors are expected to participate.
According to Jochec, handmade items will be sold at each booth.
The second new feature is the South Texas Sound - Barber Shoppe Singers. South Texas Sound is made up of local residents, according to Jochec
South Texas Sound was added to the list of fair attractions late last week.
The fair officially kicked off last Wednesday and has featured various special events throughout the week, including a parade on Friday.
Exhibit halls will close at 7 p m today Exhibitors must claim their entries from vanous departments between 8 a m. and noon Monday
Two local students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists
By ROSE MARIE EASH
Two local high school seniors have been named Semifinalists in the 1994 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Russell Burkey, a senior at Smithson Valley High School, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Burkey of Boerne. Burkey is a member of the varsity soccer team ami cross-country team and is president of the National Honor Society. He is also a member of the Spanish Club and ranks first in his senior class.
At Canyon High School, senior Matthew G. Green, the son of David L. and Connie L. Green of New Braunfels was named a Semifinalist. Green is a member of the Academic Decathlon and was a member of the Canyon High School choir for three years.
Three other students from Canyon High School were also honored with commendations from the National Merit Scholar program. They were Charles Parrish, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dan Parrish of San Antonio, Susan Ahum, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ahum of New Braunfels and Jayson Hawkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Hawkins of Garden Ridge.
More than one million juniors in over 19,000 U.S. high schools entered the 1994 Merit Program by taking the 1992 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test Semifinalists are allocated in each state according to the state’s percentage of the national total of graduating seniors.
All Finalists are considered for one of 2,000 National Merit $2,000 Scholarships allocated on a state represen
tational basis These scholarships are 80 percent underwritten by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation and grants from corporate organizations sponsor the remaining 20 percent of these “National" scholarships.
Corporations, foundations and other business organizations also support 1,200 Merit Scholarships for Finalists who meet a sponsor’s preferential criteria. Most of these are awards are provided to children of employees of the grantor, but some are offered to residents of communities a company serves or to Finalists whose career goals a sponsor wishes to encourage
More than 3,300 Merit Scholarships will be financed by colleges and universities. Winners of college-sponsored Merit Scholarships will be chosen from among Finalists who will
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attend the institutions financing the awards.
Fifteen thousand 1994 Semifinalists were named Sept. 15 — about one half of one percent of each state’s high school graduating class NMSC is a privately financed, not-for-profit otga-
mzation that receives grants from some 600 independent Merit Program sponsors to underwrite scholarships in each annual competition More than $25 million in scholarships will be awarded in the spring of 1994Today's Texas Lottery numbers are 18 - 32 - - ll - 7 - 4 Jackpot $25 million
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