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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 9, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2 O HeraldZeitung O Tuesday December Local Briefs Road work continues New Braunfels City crews continue drainage work this week on Landa Street near Zoeller Funeral Home Expect lane closures City crews will begin recon Schmidt Street from Interstate 35 Frontage Road to this week City crews will pick up leaves on city streets with a street sweeper and a frontend loader If you are concerned about dust stirred up by the process the city department at 6082100 Interstate 35 ramp might open soon Texas Department of Transportation officials said they hoped to open soon the southbound exit ramp for the 1103 overpass on Interstate 35 The exit would offer another route to motorists in gridlocked traffic and give additional access to residents of the area the overpass is at exit 178 just south of the highway rest area Greg Malatek TxDOT interim area engineer said officials hoped to open the ramp in the next week or so if the weather is favorable Unicorns New Braunfels families get recognition for lighting up neighborhood Two New Braunfels families are being recognized this week as winners of the firstever Holiday River of Lights Residential Lighting Contest sponsored by the City of New Braunfels Announced at Wassailfest on Thursday Trudy Whitmarsh and Patsy Neely were named the winners Both families received season passes to the Holiday River of Lights The contest was open to all residents along Mather and Common streets the major streets leading to Cypress Bend Park site of the Holiday River of Lights It was a tough decision to select the said Holiday River of Lights spokeswoman Ann Lee Hicks We were delighted that so many residents took part in the contest and helped light rtie way to the Holiday River of Lights Now in its third week of operation Holiday River of Lights is a Christmas wonderland featuring thousands of lights and lighted displays along the banks of the Guadalupe River in Cypress Bend Park Hours of operation are 6 to Sundays through Thursdays and 6 to Fridays and Saturdays through Jan 4 Admission is for cars pickups mini vans and suburbans for recreational vehicles and large passenger vans and for buses It has been remarkable to see so many families decorating early for the holiday season We know visitors to the park will enjoy the scenery before reaching the lighted said Hicks Holiday lights New Braunfels residents are turning on the Christmas spirit with a multitude of light displays in and around the city Here are some of the brightest that readers that have told us about 503 Magazine 370 Mather St 19 Mission Trace While youre out swing by Gruene lights there are sure to brighten your holidays Call 6259144 to let us know about others From Page 1 isters are all out there supporting the team and thats The Unicorns could count on support from the ministerial staff at First Protestant Higgins said We really feel having gone to all the games that this is more than a football he said The whole spirit of the community is so evident especially as we travel around and see other The solidarity and enthusiasm of support for the Unicorn football team was an example of the high value New Braunfels placed on its youth and education he said New Braunfels is just one big extended he said a wonderful extended Josh Salge said he was glad Unicorn football was as much fun for the community as it was for the players Itll be a fun he said I hope the whole town comes to watch Its a great time to be a Green said Lions From Page 1 assigned an said Lion Hetty Marsh who chaired this years Kids Christmas Each child was given of shopping money which they used at Kmart to buy gilts for their families Kmart treated each young shopper to CISD taxpayers group meets The concerned taxpayers group in Comal Independent School District will meet at 7 Wednesday at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative auditorium on Iamito Market3l59 The group will circulate a petition urging Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts John Sharp to take on a performance review of CISD and will discuss oilier matters of concern GIFT BOOKS AVAILABLE WALNUT 6 6296400 IH 35 and Walnut Avc a large can of popcorn upon departure From there the groups proceeded to New Braunfels Independent School District Education Center where they wrapped the gifts SJinta Claus made an appearance andsat for photos with the children and each child received a stocking filled with Christmas goodies Its amazing to me how all of the kids have been really gungho about budgeting their said Lion Ron Zipp Kids Christmas is the Lions favorite activity of the year Marsh Its the oneonone thats the Zipp said TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE Times good thru rFLubber L1 SuiTV 1 Mortal c Sun 1 Gj PreviewHome SuifV J 4 Jackal MonFri Irjf Sun N J The Ride MonFri I Rainmaker r MonFfi Gini I I ACROSS 1 Sea captains command 6 Compass heading 10 Skin an apple 14 Actress Reese 15 Actress Chase 16 Muslim prince 17 Satan 18 Pace 19 Caesars garment 20 Transport to Mars 22 Sand hills 23 Furrow the brows 24 Roofing piece 26 Halloween creature 29 Elm or oak 31 Im Dancing as Fast Can 32 Airport info 33 Kernel 34 Docks 38 Footwear 40 Pen point 42 Set start off 43 Not bumpy 46 OHara mansion 49 Alices coworker 50 Reporters question 51 Out feline 52 Golfers peg 53 Drains 57 Young foxes 59 Composer Copland 60 Beverage choice 65 Soft light 66 Ram or steer 67 Iman 68 Freeway part 69 Flush 70 Iron 71 Stared at 72 Garden intruder 73 Make tun of DOWN 1 Puts 2 and 2 together 2 Gore to Clinton 3 Part of 4 Wily 5 Natural gifts 6 Voting age for many 7 Jai 8 town vamooses 9 Make lace 10 Bedding plants 11 Surrounded by 12 A bright star 13 Clean the slate 21 Father 22 Part of a place setting PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 1997 United Feature Syndicate 25 Command to a mule 26 Mrs Truman 27 Molecule part 28 Mexicanmenu item 30 Revises 35 Floating device 36 Emery board 37 Wild plum 39 Showed submission to 41 Acrobatic feat 44 Like 67Across 45 Cultivate 47 Banister 48 Try 53 Bird of prey 54 Peninsula 55 Lying down 56 Barrel part 58 Made an oath 61 Out of the wind 62 Notion 63 Loch monster 64 Do it or 66 Seagull BRAUNTEX 6254411 290 W San Antonio Timer good thru MonFri So 111 Food tf Fj SatS Sun R Obituaries VIRGIL ADRON HUTCHISON Funeral services for Virgil Adron Hutchison age 75 will be on Wednesday Dec 10 1997 at 1 in The Chapel at Conroe Funeral Directors Interment will follow in the Willis Cemetery under the direction of Conroe Funeral Directors The family will receive friends from 3 to 8 on Tuesday Dec 9 1997 at Conroe Funeral Directors Mr Hutchison was born on Sept 2 1922 Trawick Texas and passed away on Dec 7 1997 in Houston Texas He was a member of the Reagan Masonic Lodge No 1037 and the Scottish Rite Temple Mr Hutchison was also a member of the Houston Heights Chapter of the OES Mary Martha Chapter 981 of the OES and the American Legion at Large He is survived by his loving wife Lessie Hutchison son Virgil Adron Hutchison Jr daughters Elizabeth Ann Mersiovsky and Mary Elaine Brown sister Pat Fitch brother Vernon Hutchison grandchildren Olivia Michelle Kacci and Lucas Hutchison Nicole Lauren and James Mersiovsky and Mitch and Michael Brown and greatgrandson Mickey Brown Many nieces nephews and other relatives and friends also survive Pallbearers will be The Reagan Masonic Lodge No 1037 Honorary pallbearers will be Mitch Brown James Mersiovsky Michael Brown and Lucas Hutchison Conroe Funeral Conroe Texas LESLIE SMITH WAGNER Leslie Smith of New Braunfels died Sunday Dec 7 1997 at the age of 38 A ffuneral service will be conducted at 2 Friday at First Lutheran Church in Galveston Texas with interment to follow in Forest Park East Cemetery Webster Texas Visitation will be Wednesday Dec 10 at Zoeller Funeral Home beginning at 8 and will continue until 9 The family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home from 4 to 9 on Wednesday was a past exalted ruler and past district deputy of the Elks Lodge No 2279 and was of the First United Methodist Church in New Braunfels He served in the Army during World War II He is survived by his wife Ruby M Beckham of New Braunfels daughter Patricia Armour and husband Ray of Austin sons James Thomas Beckham and wife Kim of Denver and Dean Mobley and wife Terri of Houston brothers John Alvin Beckham and wife Edythe of Kilgore Texas and Loyd H Beckham of Montgomery six grandchildren and two great grandchildren Funeral services will be Wednesday Dec 10 1997 at 2 at Zoeller Funeral Home with burial to follow in Comal Cemetery Visitation will be from 4 Monday until service time on Wednesday at Zoeller Funeral Home HOME JAMES E BECKHAM James E Beckham of New Braunfels died Saturday Dec 6 1997 at the age of 79 Mr Beckham NBISD trustees meet tonight New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet at 7 today in the board room of the Education Center 430 West Mill St Board members will discuss accepting an offer for the purchase of New Braunfels High School Building Trades House and procedures Trustees also will consider timelines for 199798 textbook adoption Consent agenda items include approval of payments to architects engineers and contractors and construction change orders The BOXCAR E STORM Ez WATCHES TIME FOR THE FUTURE 620041 I CHRISTMAS 1259 LOOP 337 DO YOU HAVE A SINUS INFECTION Recently Moved Getting Married New Baby Give us a call Do you suffer with Facial Pain Nasal Congestion Colored Drainage If so we need volunteers for a 3 week research study involving an investigational medication FREE CT Scan of your sinuses Physician monitoring tests and EKG Study medications QUALIFIED PATIENTS WILL BE COMPENSATED UP TO CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH Frank C Hampel 705A Landa St New Braunfels 6299036 The New Bratinfels Its Your Paper JT DONATE A NEW TOY AND GET CABLE INSTALLED FOR ONLY Santas little helpers have a lot to do this season Lets give them a break Your gift of a new toy will help brighten the day of an underprivileged child and in the process will get you a great deal on cable installation along with the best entertainment cable has to offer all throughout the year Well donate the toys to New Braunfels Jaycees Toys for Tots After all why should the North Pole have a monopoly on giving Hurry this Holiday Deal ends ITCI 6253408 STUMPED Call for Answers Touchlone or Ftolary Phones 195c per minute 19004543535 ext code 500
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