New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, December 11, 1997, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 11, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 11, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A D HeraldZeitung Q Thursday December EAA approves new budget after cuts made From staff reports The Edwards Aquifer Authority Board of Directors approved Wednesday a million budget for 1998 less than the proposed million according to EAA officials The majority of the budget cut was from a contingency fund and another was cut from proposed research and technology initiatives according to a press release Board members also voted to lower proposed aquifer management fees to an acrefoot of water for municipal and industrial users from and for agricultural users down from a proposed In other action the board instructed staff to publish revised critical period management rules to solicit public comment The new rules which limit pumping from the aquifer in drought require irrigators to report pumping during a critical period and allows water retailers to implement and enforce their own wateruse restrictions based on EAA guidelines Directors elected a new member for the District 7 seat on the board vacated by Joe Herrera in October Ramiro Cavazos 36 will serve District 7 which covers parts of west and northwest San Antonio The board voted unanimously to reelect its 1997 officers including Michael Beldon as chairman of the board to the same position in 1998 Doug Miller continues to represent District 9 Comal and Guadalupe counties The EAA was created in June 1996 and is mandated by the state to preserve the quality and quantity of Support EAA takes comment on permit rules The Edwards Aquifer Authority will listen to comments from well permit applicants today during a public hearing at 6 in the Commissioners Court Meeting room on the third floor Proposed regulations of water usage govern how permit applications will be processed and how the EAA wilhcalculate withdrawal amounts handle water rights transfers and manage proposed permit holders authorized withdrawals over the next three years The proposed rules which will be published after public hearings in each county of the aquifer area have been completed may be found in the Nov 21 issue of the Texas Register available at Dittlinger Memorial Library 373 Magazine near the magazine section The rules also can be accessed on the Internet at The proposed permit and transfer rules would allow a person who has excess water to lease or sell that water A protection clause for Comal and Hays counties also is included Football contest winner Wltton Warnecke of Ascot Travel presents Tracy Klein a gift certificate to Las Vegas as she won the New Braunfels HeraldZettung football contest sponsored by the following businesses Ascot Travel Al and Beth Nauman Culligan Rhoads Interiors Kustom Fence Rip Griffin Travel Center Jaks Drive Thrus Henne Hardware Reds Sports Bar Grill NorthCllffe World Car Mazda Nationwide Homes New Braunfels vision Center Molly Joes and Tree Tops HeraldZeitung photo Obituaries HAROLD POGGEMEYER Funeral arrangements are pending at Zoeller Funeral Home for Harold Poggemeyer of New Braunfels who died Wednesday Dec 10 1997 at his residence at the age of 75 Lotto Texas Est million jackpot LOTTERY Glowfest ground water from the Edwards Aquifer through management practices It represents all or part of an eightcounty area in South Central Texas From Page 1A pitched in Wednesday morning to help booster club vice president Carroll Coleman set up his charter bus signup table Colemans son Clay was moved up to varsity after playing junior varsity all season he said We have reservations for seven can bring food and drinks on the bus All of them have restrooms its going to be a non stop he called to those waiting in line The line of about 30 fans moved quickly as they bought tickets and more fans arrived The group moved en masse and swarmed around the charter bus table as a cardboard crate arrived filled with the latest Unicorn Tshirts bearing the teams signatures on the front Theyre Coleman said Were selling about 150 to the The supply of shirts is not likely to last The memories however will memories of camaraderie and of owning part of a highschool dream that came true Tickets will be on sale again today Wreaths From Page 1A her home at KL Ranch on Camp River Road She used gloves to protect her fingers from the spines but later shed the gloves because her hand mobility was inhibited Bretzke credited her motherin law Ruby Bretzke of New Braunfels with the original idea Ruby Bretzke used pecans branches and other natural decor along with the cactus to construct wreaths that over the years caught Gail Bretzkes attention After seeing the wreath contest in the December 1996 Good Housekeeping Bretzke said she decided to enter She made a cactus wreath in early spring took pictures and sent them off to meet an April deadline The project takes about two or three hours from start to finish Bretzke was first notified in August that her entry was being considered Good Housekeeping staff called her in October and told her she had won It was fun creating the wreath said Bretzke until 3 and Friday from 8 to I Student tickets sell for while adult tickets cost Tickets will be 10 at the gate From Page 1A The balloons are federally registered aircraft and must adhere to all federal aviation regulations Unlike other aircraft they are at the mercy of the wind and therefore cannot always predict where they will fly or land Balloon pilots must look for a friendly and safe place to land The balloonmeister Tim Brady a local pilot with some 16 years of experience said Most people are excited about these colorful bubbles descending slowly onto their property They settle gently and softly across an area of approximately 100 square Brady who has flown in Europe and throughout the United States is responsible for the safety and organization of the balloon activity He said there were two major concerns in ballooning safety and good landowner relations Without cooperative land owners Hying is difficult and can be he said Balloon pilots have chase crews that try to find landowners to request permission to land but that is not always possible in open areas and vacant lots The balloons dont generally cause any damage to the property In fact there is a better chance that the balloons end up with minor cuts in the fabric if they drop over fences or someone steps on Brady said TODAYS CROSSWORD PUZZLE ACROSS 1 Earthenware pot 5 Prepared apples 10 Finishline marker 14 The Clan of the Cave Bear author 15 Slow down 16 Injured 17 Badsmelling 18 Comic 19 Writer Ambler 20 Egypts neighbor 22 Toenail for elation 24 Lounge 27 Small weight 28 Autumn flower 32 Pamphlet 35 UN member 36 Slugs cousin 38 Loud blast of music 40 Stick 42 Boredom 44 Grill adjunct 45 Loosens 47 Comedian Kaye 49 Nutritious grain 50 Robins homes 52 Mexican ranch 54 Nip and 56 Knocks 57 Quarrel 60 Setting 64 Fly high 65 Tropical vine 68 Norse god 69 Pierres girl 70 Nudge 71 Peel 72 Social misfit 73 List of candidates 74 Orange pekoe and Earl Grey DOWN 1 Rowers needs 2 Hawaiian feast 3 a hand 4 Acids opposite 5 Network of The Nanny 6 Morsel 7 avis 8 out scraping by with 9 Take off 10 Rising bodies of warm air 11 Ambiance 12 and proper 13 And so on abbr 21 Habitual complainers 23 Clothing 25 Area 26 Large antelope 28 VCR button 29 Nile dam 30 Lift PREVIOUS PUZZLE SOLVED 112697 1997 United Feature Syndicate 31 Ms Shore 33 Poultry buy 34 Group of three 37 Of the moon 39 Soulsinger James 41 Made hand motions 43 Ancient Peruvian 46 Paycheck part 48 Puppy noises 51 Butchers needs 53 Accompany 55 Whales food 57 Where Caesar lived 58 Ringlets 59 Ali and the Forty Thieves 61 Singer Adams 62 Actress Foch 63 Concludes 64 Diego 56 Last but least 67 Reverence The sound of the heater used to keep the balloons up spooks dogs cows and horses much like fireworks The balloons pilots are vigilant about animals in pens and try to avoid them if at all The Glowfest 97 organizers said they hoped local residents inside the potential flight pattern would welcome balloonists onto their property If there is a safe place and the balloons are welcome people are asked to put out a white sheet or similar white marker If the landowner wants to prohibit landing put out some sort of red fabric or a large blue plastic tarp As the balloons begin to land they descend in altitude to about 250 feet above the ground to set up a safe approach They can see these signals if the fabric or tarp is spread in the open area that can be used for landing If there are any questions or special concerns Brady asked the The BOXCAR I MERRY CHRISTMAS 1259 LOOP 337 Recently Moved Getting Married New Baby Give us a call landowners call Judy Young at the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce at 6252385 We want to make this a fun event and create excellent landowner relations for balloonists in the New Braunfels he said ULTRA DENSE LUXURIOUS SHAW CARPET WAS SALE S695 SQ YD NO TRIP CHARGES WITH THIS AD 7100 Blanco DO YOU HAVE 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