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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 24, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas                                Schlitterbahn has changed everything Deaf Editor Everything looks different I couldnt Wait to get back to my beautiful Comal River house after an exhausting time in trte hospital To lay on my couch and be able to see hear and smell the river I knew its magical power would remedy me whole Remember old Camp Warnecke the lifeguards the same year after Charlie Tomrnie Freddie Families would book their vacations at the same time every year Familiarity tradition The rapids Stinky Falls and who remembers the pits The point of ail this is What happened to the good old days As I sit oh my couch I see concrete pillars steel beams and an orange and white flag flagrantly declaring its col ors The sound of the machines has begun regularly at What is it you ask Construction for Texas largest water I feel like my front yard has become another attraction with more blue slides a certain reality Are there no restrictions set for more expansion more commercialization How much is enough At what price do we sacrifice for progress Am I so naive to think that some government entity could limit and regulate this HeraldZeitung a Wednesday January O 5 monolith Yes the river still runs My husband says when the trees bloom I wont be able to see whatever it is that is being built I know its there and every things different f Sincerely Vicki WimberlyMartin f New Braunfels Gift of land for Bulverde Senior Center appreciated Dear Editor A dream became a reality when the Bulverde Land Owners Association donated land on Cougar Bend to the Bulverde Senior Center The comple tion of the legalities and filing of the deed was a milestone The Bulverde Senior Center and indeed the com munity as a whole will benefit greatly from this gift Ron Friesenhahn a New Braunfels attorney handled the legal paperwork free of charge Tom Wat son a local architect has drawn plans for a building to meet the needs of Bulverde Senior Center and their many activities also at no cost to the center With a solid base and such generosity by these fine men and so many others in pur community our enthusiasm is evergrowing and we have many plans already in the making for fundraisers for our new building We are feeling very opportunistic and very grateful Lara Wurzbach Spring Branch Want to see an Idiot Look in the mirror Dear Editor The letter in the Sunday paper from Keeper of San Antonio was sure ly a case of the pot calling the kettle black San Antonio drivers are some pf the worst I have seen I have been cut off tailgated and have been given dis gusting looks and gestures because I cfioose to drive the speed limit Oh and as for open ditches in the road nothing compares to some I Have seen and had to dodge in San Antonio Seems to me it takes a real idiot to come from a big city with many more rude drivers potholes ditches road blocks traffic jams and criticize a small town for putting in improve ments If T J Keeper does not like our lit tle town of he or she can keeper self in San Antonio Joshua Kunkel New Braunfels City officials get a pat on the back Dear Editor It is hard to read a publication or see a TV show that doesnt have a comment on Americas dissatisfaction with Washington or government in general These articles and programs usually point out the waste and ineffi ciency in government and its inability to take care of the taxpayers needs We all take for granted the services that are performed for us on a daily our local government In New BraunFels the streets are clean we have wonderful parks and good schools the trash is picked up and recycled great police and fire protec tion etc etc But the area that impresses me the most is when I call down to the city to speak to someone about something that is important to me or for infor mation or just to complain about some thing and I always get an immediate response to the situation I doubt if I called Washington I would get an answer like I do at the local level specifically from Mike Shands the department heads and their staffs They are very efficient in view of the limit ed budget and difficulty of their jobs I have been very appreciative of the fine job the city performs for us every day and I think sometimes its so effi cient that we have gotten used to it and forgotten to say Thanks for a job well Thankyou Gordon Hughes Take Advantage of the efficiencies of your natural gas and enjoy the golden fkune of a real crackling GclS LOgS wood flre any of the Inconveniences GLSER1ES From 00 Bus tax Installation extra Showroom MF 10am5pm Sat 10am2pm Parrish Company Inc 26995 Hwy 281 North San Antonio TX Country CluA Bring This Reduced Price Coupon and Come On Out Play The FINEST GREENS IN TEXAS Weekdays Reg Price plus tax Weekends Holidays Reg Price plus tax Plus Tax Coupon Not Valid For Tournament Proper Attire Must Be Worn MUST CALL FOR TEE TIME Membership Available 300 Chaparral Dr Otter Expires 33196 FFA Practice Show brings out dozens of animals The Canyon Future Farmers of America held their 15th annual chapter practice show on Saturday Jan 13 at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds in Seguin High school members and junior members participated in the show which consisted of 12 goats 75 lambs 12 steers and 126 hogs Judging the goats and lambs was Marion FFA teacher Jimmy Missil dine Stockdale FFA teacher Kevin Kelly judged the steers and hogs After a long day of grooming and showing their animal projects the following members won honors WETHER GOATS Grand cham pion Scott Wiemers reserve grand champion Stephanie Dudley show manship Scott Wiemers LAMBS Southdown breed cham pion Carrie Wiemers reserve breed champion Chad Wiemers Fine wool breed champion Stacy Mueller reserve breed champion Shelley Dunlap Fine wool cross breed champion Dawp Shaw reserve breed champion Justin Dunlap Medium wool breed champi on Justin Dunlap reserve breed cham pion Scott Wiemers Grand champion Iamb Justin Dunlap reserve grand champion lamb Scott Wiemers Pee wee lamb showmanship Garret Ward Shelly Rotzler reserve peewee show manship Junior lamb showmanship Gordon Ward reserve junior show manship Matthew Ploch Senior lamb showmanship Scott Wiemers reserve senior lamb showmanship Jonathan Meurin Canyon exes lamb showman ship Chris Phelps adult lamb show manship Glenn Grimm STEERS British breed champion Elizabeth Weisman reserve breed champion Nicholas Ploch American breed champion Kent Nixon reserve breed champion Jason Nitsch Euro pean breed champion Elizabeth Weis man reserve breed champion Kim Nixon Grand champion steer and reserve grand beth Weisman Peewee steer show manship Kirk Michalec reserve pee wee showmanship Sara Walleck Junior steer showmanship Bradley George reserve junior showmanship Wes Michalec Senior steer show manship Kim Nixon reserve senior steer showmanship Reagan George Canyon exes steer showmanship Blake Soechting adult steer showmanship Clay Spud George HOGS Berkshire breed champion Justin Weinman reserve breed cham pion Ryan Mechler Chester white breed champion Kourtney Stevens reserve breed champion Malcolm Kitchen Duroc breed champion Jes sica Richter reserve breed champion Kimberlie Preiss Hampshire breed champion Brett Bamett reserve breed champion Jessica Richter Poland Chi na breed champion Jessica Richter reserve breed champion Brian Bartlett Spotted Poland China breed champion breedcham pion Amanda Simons Yorkshire breed champion Jessica Richter reserve breed champion Johnny Smith Cross breed champion Cory Michelson reserve breed champion Stephanie Dudley Grand champion hog Cory Michelson reserve grand champion hog Jessica Richter Peewee hog showmanship Kirk Michalec reserve peewee showmanship Jessica Mene ley Junior hog showmanship Jessica Richter reserve junior showmanship Matt Schumann Senior hog show manship Richard Hanz reserve senior hog showmanship Stephanie Dudley Canyon exes hog showmanship Jay Dudley adult hog 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