Wednesday, February 23, 2000

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 23, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas HBRALIZEITUNO Wednesday February COUNTY LOCAI STATE FROM THE DISPATCH Pot arrest A 22yearold Canyon Lake area man was arrest ed Saturday by Comal County Sheriffs Office deputies for possession of less than 20 ounces of marijuana and driving with an expired license He was booked into the Comal County Jail on bond A 30yearold New Braunfels man was arrest ed Friday by Comal County Sheriffs Office deputies for driving while intoxicated He was booked into the Comal County Jail on bond A 42yearold New Braunfels man was arrest ed Friday by New Braunfels Police Department officers for public intoxication He was booked into the Comal County Jail on no bond Fraud A 37yearold New Braunfels woman was arrested Sunday by Comal County Sheriffs Office deputies for welfare fraud She was booked into the Comal County Jail on no bond UPCOMING MEETINGS NEW BRAUNFELS UTILITIES board of trustees Thursday NBU board room 263 Main Plaza ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENTS Thursday New Braunfels Municipal Building council chambers 424 S Castell Ave COMAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT board of trustees meeting 6 Thursday at Canyon Intermediate School 1275 N Business 35 NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL Monday municipal building 424 S Castell Ave BURN BAN Because of extremely dry conditions Comal County has instituted a ban on out door burning in the unin corporated areas Violation of the burn ban could result in up to a fine Click on us at Log cabin makes long trip from Tennessee BY McMiCHAEL Staff Writer On the comer of Elizabeth and Edgewater streets sits the oldest new house in New Braunfels a log cabin made from handhewn logs set down in a quiet neighbor hood of brick and clapboard sided homes Recently brought here from near Greenville by Rustic Log Homes the log cabin presently without roof or window panes was built before 1815 over 180 years ago The log cabins owners who live down the street are planning to turn the oneandahalfstory cabin into a game room with a pool table downstairs and a guest bedroom upstairs After staying at a historic bed breakfast in Fredericksburg the owners were inspired to follow that feel in building their game room We just enjoyed it so much and loved the feel of it we had planned to do a separate guest the couple said The couple requested their identity not be published The couple decided to research the possibility of purchasing a log cabin to restore They contacted Steve Rice owner of Rustic Log Homes and the project was on its way We took our men to the field took it apart took it to the ware house replaced the bad logs brought it down here and reassem bled said building superinten dent Jeff Martin Leaning against the side of the cabin are the original windows waiting to be reinstalled The only new material will be the window and door frames and the roof which will be made of plywood and tin for a rus tic look Made primarily of oak and poplar the cabins walls of rough ly hewn logs stacked with gaping air spaces in between are criss crossed with wormburrowed tun nels and nicks from the ax that shaped them The owners are not planning to cover this with sheet rock The inside will be the same as the outside logs and chink ing What you see is what you Martin said People pay good money to put in worm holes these days theyre going for the rus tic The crew has almost completed its job of setting the walls and roughing in the windows After it is finished another crew will start the chinking or the filling in of air spaces in between the logs which involves filling cracks with poly fiber a concretetype mix that dries a grayish color Though only reconstructing the cabin the job was still a tough one Near the ends of the logs are small metal tags scrawled with codes to help the crew remember what goes where It makes life a lot easier its like a Martin said The house is a curiosity Cars slow as they pass and some stop to talk Weve had lots of traffic walk ers bikers and theres been just a K Jessie This log cabin in progress can be seen on the comer of Elizabeth and Edgewater Streets Originally built before 1815 it was recently delivered in pieces from Tennessee wonderful response from every said one of the owners The owners hope to have the log Theyve watched it go up and cabin completely restored in six think its a very interesting pro weeks Texas Landscapes on display at Hummel FROM STAFF REPORTS Brigitte Turtles Texas Landscapes is on display at the Hummel Museum 199 Main Plaza until Feb 29 Turtle began drawing and painting at the age of 12 She is a realist painter and enjoys paint ing many different subjects including the time of day the seasons and the pattern of light and dark The mood of her paintings are determined by the color and interplayof light and dark Turtles favorite media is oil painting with a painting knife or a brush She is also skilled in watercolor pen and ink drawing mixed media collage and mono type Turtles paintings are in many private and business collections One of her Hill Country blue bonnet paintings was accepted into the Texana Art Collection at San Jacinto College in Houston Her Hill Country scenes have found homes in the United States Mexico Europe and Japan Turtle has won awards per formed in oneartist exhibitions and taught with the San Antonio Institute of Lifetime Learning She is affiliated with the Randolph Art League River Art Group New Braunfels Art League City League Copini Written bomb threat found at Head Start About 40 students and several staff members were evacuated from the Head Start school at 1023 W Bridge St after a teacher found a written bomb threat near the front door Staff members immediately evacuated students and called law enforcement officials Brigitte Schaefer Head Start program director for Community Council of South Central Texas said no explosive devices were found Schaefer said the children who are primarily 3and 4year olds were getting ready for a field trip which went on as scheduled Schaefer said the written note appeared to be beyond a 4year olds level Parents were alerted to the bomb threat when they picked up their children and were directed to call Schaefer with any ques tions DOHERTY FAMILY PRACTICE PATIENTS WELCOME We promise to see you within one working day usually on the same day you 7m Many insurance plans accepted 1533 E COMMON STREET NEW BRAUNFELS TEXAS 78130 6255799 OR METRO 6O93941 ROADRUNNER TRAVEL TEXAS RESIDENT SPRING SPECIAL Cruise Only Prices Starting From 599 Onboard the Western 7Day departing round trip trom Houston to Can Mexico and Roatan Bay Island n to Cancun Cozumel April April April 2 My March May Prices are based on double occupancy All rates are per person Prices Include Port Charges At least one guest In the stateroom need to be a Texas Resident Other restrictions apply TKK I nnn Ml MONDAYFRIDAY MIHUDU LOOP SATURDAY BY APPOINTMENT Academy of Fine Art and Women in the Arts Her works have been on dis play at the River Art Group Gallery New Braunfels Art League Gallery and Artistic Endeavors Gallery Turtle displays and sells her work at the annual River Art Group Show along the San Antonio River and La Villita Street the first full weekend in October Commissioned art work may be arranged by calling Turtle at 216563746 or 4007 Willow Green San Antonio Texas 782174226 1040ASAE The faster way of getting your income tax Rapid Refund electronic filing from Block mna Electronic filing You worked for it why wait longer than you need to You owe it to yourself to get the highest refund possible as quickly as possible So ask about Rapid Refund at either of our convenient locations 1175 FM 2673 Ste300 Sattler 9643579 371 Landa Landa Plaza New Braunfels 6253810 Open MonSat 1644McQu New Prices Good Through Feb CHICKEN LEG QUARTERS 10 Ibs or more BOARS HEAD CHEDDAR CHEESE H COUNTRY STYLE RIBS 19 CHOICE TBOME Ml L ILLER 12 Pah Bottles 3 Liter Bottles SIRLOIN TIP ROAST 79 While Market Items 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