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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                Sports Marketplace Dear Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeitung The New Braunfejs Herald Zeitung extends thl following sirthday wishefe to Morma Schneider Kathy Koehler Adelene Row Jared ell 2 years Mary Louise Wahl Katie Weaver Happy anniversary wishes to Cecil and Judl Eager Florle and Alonzo Busch 62 To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Still no quick way to San Antonio Work on Interstate 35 South will continue this week South bound traffic will be reduced to one lane while crews continue to work on the main lanes How ever main lane closures should be complete by Thursday Several exits will also be closed because of construction The Solms Road exit is the last open exit heading south until the FM 2252 exit The exits in between will remain closed dur ing construction The FM 3009 exit is also closed River should keep flowing for tubers The Army Corps of Engi neers has received approval to deviate from the plan of regula tion for water releases from Canyon Dam The following rate releases apply unless rainfalls in the area or inflow rates dictate otherwise and could impact downstream control limits 909 to 910 mslrelease 100 cubic feet of water per second cfs more than requested by GuadalupeBlanco River Authority but not more than 350 cfs 910 to msl release 700 cfs daily to 911 msl release cfs during the week and reduce rate to 700 cfs on the weekends 911 msl and above nor mal flood releases according to the plan of regulation For current information con cerning flow rates on the Guadalupe River contact the New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 800 5722626 Dont be a couch potato today Today will be too nice a day for staying indoors so grab your swimsuit hammock or golf clubs and head outdoors By this afternoon the sky will be partly cloudy with a high in the mid80s but a southeast wind at 5 to 10 mph will keep you from getting too hot while on the river Monday will be partly cloudy in the morning turning partly cloudy and breezy in the after noon If youre going to be out doors dont forget the sun block because youll likely need it with a high in the upper 80s Tuesday afternoon and evening the chance for showers returns Lows are expected to be in 60s and the highs will reach the 80s For more information about whats happening in and around New Braunfels see Stammtish and Were Meeting Page New Braunfels Herald 20 26 pages in three sections Sunday May SUNDAY Serving the Comal County area for more than 145 years Home of Florie and Alonzo Busch Vol 145 No 133 Triathlon organizer keeps trying By DAVID DEKUNDER Staff Writer CANYON LAKE More than a week after the Canyon Lake Cham ber of Commerce voted not to endorse it the organizer of the Texas Hill Country Triathlon is trying to change peoples minds Carl Owen said he was in Canyon Lake on Friday trying to work with businesses and residents especially those in Startzville that were affected and inconvenienced by road closures when the triathlon was held from 1986 94 at Comal Park I am approaching this with the idea we can work this Owen said If they sit down and communicate with us we can figure out what stuff they dont like about the event and we can try to work it Owen is attempting to bring the event back after a two year hiatus The triathlon was canceled for two years because the Army Corps of Engi neers was renovating Comal Park Chamber president Ed Wctzel said the board voted not to endorse the event because of its impact on busi nesses It impacts negatively the business es in Startzville because of the road Wetzel said Wetzel said the positive aspects of the event were brought to the board before it made its decision The board doesnt say it doesnt want it to be he said We are simply asking Mr Owen to take it somewhere else to the northside of the lake where subdivisions and business es are not The triathlon competition comprised of biking running and swimming was held the weekend after Labor Day Owen said there were people at the lake who want the triathlon to stay Owen said the event attracted as much as participants and four past winners of the Ironman Triathlon in Hawaii I went to the chamber mixer last Turn to Triathlon Page 3A March for Jesus HeraldZeitung photo by Tom Erickson Members of the First Protestant Church of New Braunfels join other local church members in Saturdays March For Jesus Local Christians joined others in the United States and around the world for the annual event which culminated in a worship service at Main Plaza Sheriffs deputy areas top cop for97 By ABE LEVY Staff Writer Ricardo Cardenas Sr was the clos est officer to respond to a dispatcher report of a family disturbance at a Canyon Lake business this past fall where a man was pointing a gun at a woman inside the building With his handgun drawn he entered the building Cardenas said only to find the imah turning to point the gun at him The two paused for a moment Their eyes and guns locked together in a tense battle of wills Meanwhile the woman fearing for her life was on the phone with a 911 dispatcher Cardenas said Tjhe man was standing in front of a winjdow and if shots were fired Car denas said he thought they could hit a school bus that was scheduled to stop nearby at any time Instead of using deadly force Car denas talked the man into dropping the 45 caliber weapon and surrender ing to authorities officials said For his effort that day and his over all job as field training officer super visor for the Comal County Sheriffs Office he was given the Ed Murphy Memorial Award for the Law Enforce ment Officer of the Year This is a very prestigious said Cardenas 36 of New Braunfels I certainly didnt think of it when I was dispatched to the call There were a lot of things going through my mind It was one of the most traumatic expe riences of my Ive had others but it rates top on the Turn to Deputy Page 2A i W NJJ 4r BM H H r f i 1 wl avl AL f S j HJ fe1 HeraldZeitung photo by Abe Levy Ricardo Cardenas Sr holds his Law Enforcement Officer of the Year award with Comal County Sheriff Bob Holder Cardenas was given the award earlier this week by the Breakfast Lions after Holder nomi nated him for the honor Luck of the Irish Publicans find wealth of artifacts home in New Braunfels By ABE LEVY Staff Writer On a mission to establish his own Irishstyle pub in New Braunfels Michael Calahan was cleaning out the basement of the adobe brick building he was refurbishing when he found some helpful artifacts Old wine and whiskey bottles shot glasses bottle caps and lucky antique horseshoes all laden with dust and lying on the ground where large cedar posts supported the struc ture at 194 W San Antonio St But what seemed like rags to the many previous owners were riches to the 39yearold man from Houston He polished the relics and gave them a more prestigious home on the shelves and walls of his longtime dream Calahans Pub and Deli an Irishstyle bar that opened this past Monday Michael and his wife Susan felt New Braunfels was a golden location to revive the historic pub atmosphere in Texas a place where people can Turn to Irish Page 2A New Braunfels dancers get taste of television By CHRIS CREWS Staff Writer HeraldZeitung photo by Tom Erickson Cancer Society Lubeathon Cars and trucks fill the driveway at Bradzoll OH Change 988 Mission Drive on Saturday All the proceeds from the day were donated to the local chapter of the American Cancer Society Customers also bought chances at winning a new Chevrolet Malibu donated by Chevy New Braunfels Two local men will debut the talents they honed in New Braunfels on net work television tonight and they have glowing reflections of their brush with Hollywood Dave Cinotto a 1994 graduate of New Braunfels High and Jay Vuuter a 1989 graduate of New Braunfels will showcase their clogging and action skills the CBS miniseries True which will air today and Tuesday from 8 to 10 The film is based on San Antonio native Janice Woods Windles bestselling novel which chronicles the lives of a family of women in Texas from the Alamo through World War II The men said that their primary duties were dancing teaching the pro fessional actors in the miniseries the ins and outs of clogging and to serve as background characters in various scenes Both said the cast ami crew of the film were sociable and helpful in the scenes they were involved in which were filmed in Bastrop and San Anto nio We received wonderful firstclass Vauter said The stars Turn to Dancers Page 3A HeraldZeitung photo by Tom Erickson Susan and Michael Calahan pose near the bar at Calahans Pub and Deli which opened last week at 194 W San Antonio St The Calahans recently moved to New Braunfels from Houston Kudos from the Post Off ice and the Lioness Club See Opinion 44   

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