New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 28, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas
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The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to: Kimberley Anne Dfctert (belated), Jeans Delano, Colby Jo Detail*, Rosita Rangel, Bobby Tristan (9 years old), John Evans (70 years old Monday).
To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.
Fools Nko autumn Today Mostly clear becoming partly cloudy. Highs near 90. Lows in the upper 60s. upper 50s.
Monday llnwigh Wndnnnday —Partly cloudy days and fair nights. Lows in the 50s. Highs in the 80s
Fair parade airs on TCI cabio today
Did you miss the Comal County Fair Parade? Not to worry. TCI Cablevision will air the parade on cable channel 16 at 10 a.m .and 5 p.m. today.
Tfeko in tho fair aphis you af can
Carnival 11 a m. to 11 p m. Dance 6 to 10 p.m. with Rio Rodeo Bull Buck Out 2 p.m.
Adults 12 and older S3 Children 6 to 11 $1 Younger than 6. free Parking $3 Comal Corral $4
Old arad codo wont work after Oct. 6
Wtih the area code changing, residents need to remember to make necessary changes to make a smooth transition Telephone numbers on business cards, letterhead and personal checks need to be changed. Cellular telephones, fax machines and computers also may need to be reprogrammed.
After Oct. 6, the 210 area code for the Comal County area will no longer work
Canyon Lake Action
The Canyon Lake Action Center is looking for drivers for its transportation program Those who have some time to give helping others can call (830) 964-2324.
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32 pages in four sections B Sunday. September 28,1997
Serving the Comal County area for more than 145 years a Home of Joann Delano and Colby Jo Delano Vol. 145, No. 228
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The Comal County. American Cancer Society “Reach to Recovery" and “Look Good Feel Good" breast cancer support programs need an easily accessible 10-by-10 feet or larger room, with closet and air conditioning. This is needed on a long-term basis to meet and treat breast cancer patients and to store supplies related to breast cancer. Call (830) 625-3252
ICaap saving thoM canned goods labels
Thanks to the great community response, the Community Council of South Texas Head Start program has decided to conduct the “Campbell’s Labels for Education” drive through the 1997-96 school year Head Start can receive items such as microscopes, globes and activity books in exchange for the coupons. For a complete list of eligible products or for more information, call (210) 379-8110
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First Protestant Church is conducting a Community Blood Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p m. Od. 5 at the Seeie Parish House on Coll Street Everyone is encouraged to participate.
Call 629-1000 or 609-7729 for information
Fair parade leads off perfect weekend
Tho'Now Braunfels High Frhiwyl bend mithM down San Antonio Strait Friday Afternoon during Bra parade, fha highlight of tho Comal County Fair ficdvMaa. AcdvBtes WO oondudo today.
New attractions, old traditions thrill thousands
Kyla Lapotaire concsmrateo an Ida agg during Sn chBdran’a gamaa m Sn Mr. CNMran poly • tortes of grants And receive donated prizes for each game
Min uooawtn shows a bit of tanaion during the cl Nim en s u ac tor pun, the newest event at the Comal County Fair.
New group aids families of Texas inmates
By SUSAN FLYNT MIDLAND
Parent* try to plan for a world of possibilities when raising their children. Most probably do not consider a child will be convicted of a crime and go to prison.
Jackie Ullrich deals with the daily reality of having a child serving time. Her son. Paul Scott Ullrich, was convicted rn 19% of the murder of Ben Kiesluqg, and is in the Galesville prison.
To help herself, her son and her family — and others like them — she has formed a local chapter of the Texas
Inmate Family Association About 20 people attended the first meeting, Aug. 20
“There s a lot of pain in thai room,” Clinch said.
TIF A serves the families of Texas prison inmates. Members support each other emotionally at their oncc-a-month meetings. Included in the ranks of crime victims are the families of the convicted criminals themselves, said state T1FA director Linda Reeves.
“It’s hard to stand up and say, ‘I have a family member in prison,”’ Reeves said. “Your family secret is no longer a secret”
TIFA members share experiences and emotions. “I’ve been able to heal, because I’ve talked to others who have been through the same pain,” Reeves said. “It doesn't matter what color your skin is, if you’re a mother, your pain is just the same.**
TIFA members gain much-needed information about the Texas prison system and how to work within it to help their family members.
“Each chapter gives information on how the criminal justice system works,” Reev es said. “The prison system is an entire world of its own. It’s completely different from here in the
The local chapter of the Texas Inmate Family Association meets at 6:30 pm the third Wednesday of each month at Peace Lutheran Church. 1147 S. Walnut. For information about the local chapter, cal 625-5396 For information about the Texas organization. call (512) 448-6368.
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City of New Braunfels Master Plan progresses to next step
By BUBAN FLYNT ENGLAND
New Braunfels residents can have a hand in the future shape of their city— literally. At 6 p.m. Oct. 20 anyone who has an interest is invited to a public forum no the city’s Master Plan, soon to be rewritten.
Literally hundreds of people have been meeting in committees, discussing various aspects of the Master
Plan, going through the preliminary ages of writing a new one. Just about every mover and shaker in local commerce and government is involved But wha! exactly is Rte Master Plan / Whom and wha does it affect0 “h can have a profound effect,'' said Master Plan Steering Committee Chairman John Dierksen “Someone who’s about to buy a piece of property ought to look at the Master Plan.” The current Master Plan, written in
1977, is actually in the form of a book, Dierksen said. Anyone who wants to can go to the Ditthnger Memorial Library or the Municipal Budding and sec how city leaders in 1977 envisioned the city would grow and how they planned for that growth.
The new Master Plan will be the same.
It will have zoning maps that show
Turn to Plan, Page 2A
Who would use it
a small or large business owners B utility companies B school districts B real estate agents a government officials B anyone vt ho buys property in the city
By DAVID DEKUNDER
Dillon Pape must have wondered if he had a chance of being awarded a prize Saturday at the Comal County Fair.
Pape's steer. Blackie, was a little bit anxious during the judging competition of the show. At one point during the contest. Blackie broke away from his master and headed to the other side of the nng.
But 11 -year-old Pape remained cool.
It is a good thing he did, because the judge was so impressed that he named he named his steer the grand champion.
With the title, Pope received a silver belt buckle.
Pape, who has cared for Blackie since February, said he had to be forceful to calm his steer down.
“I just showed him who’s the boss.’’ said Pape, a sixth-grader at OakRun School. “That is the first time he Jus acted up. He has been here (livestock grounds) since Thursday.”
Pape’s father. Darrell, said Blackie was probably nervous, because he was in a small pen surrounded by people and because the morning was cooler than usual.
Darrell Pape has raised steers himself. so he knows his steers. He gave some important adv ice to Dillon before he entered the nng “Keep your eye on the judge and present your steer well,” Darrell Pape said.
Dillon Pape said winning the title w as the culmination of months of raising. feeding and w atenng Blackie and taking him to prospect shows in other Texas cities.
“h is pretty hard — it is a lot of hard work,” Dillon Pape said. “We have gone everywhere (to prospect shows) — Kerrville, Burnet and Refugio.”
The Papes hope to go to the San .Antonio and Houston livestock shows within the next few months.
Dillon’s mother. Debbie, was especially proud of her son.
“Especially since he won it at our own county fair.” she said. “It is something he has always wanted to do.” Superintendent of livestock Ronny Johnson said 136 head of steers and heifers were entered in the contest.
“It was a high-quality show,” Johnson said. “The judge had a lot of cattle to choose from and a lot of hard decisions to make .’*
Johnson said raising a grand champion steer or heifer w as a big responsibility tor the kids. because most steers and heifers weigh between 800 and 1,200 pounds “A steer is a commitment tor a kid,” Johnson said “They eat and drink every day. You have to teed them twice a day, exercise them and wash them.” But the toughest part comes during the competition itself under the w atchful eyes of the judge, Johnson said The kids who compete need to know the steer and the steer needs to know them so that the steer will not luck its master during the show, he said.
“He (judge) will be looking for size and scale of the animal and a carcass complemented by a big rear end and a big loin,” Johnson said
Presenting the steer is a big part of the show, Johnson said.
“They have to present the animal to Rte judge and make him look good,” he said “They have to make sure his legs are squared and set up.”
Turn to Wlnnsr, Page 2ANixon should do the right thing — resign — Page 4A
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