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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 16, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Thursday, March 16, 2000Heute Today hoy dia Weather y^X r' TODAY Partly cloudy Highs near 80 Swind, • 10-15 mph Sunrise/sunset Sunrise.............................................6:46    a.m. Sunset..............................................6:41    p.m. Pollen counts Molds............................................  1,024 Oak.............................................................76 Hackberry................................................trace Mulberry..................................................trace Sycamore................................................trace Ash..........................................................trace (Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel) River flow Edwards Aquifer..........................659.5    feet Comal River.....................................292    cfs Canyon Dam inflow...........................48    cfs Canyon Dam outflow........................90    cfs Canyon Dam lake    level............905.72 feet above mean sea level NBU pumping report Surface water.............7.455 million gallons Well water...................0.277    million    gallons Moon phases First quarter.....................................April    11 Full moon.....................................March    19 Last quarter..................................March    27 New moon.........................................April    4 TONIGHT Chance of rain Lows mid 40s S wind, 10-15 mph Texas weather Thursday, March 16 AccuWeather* forecast for daytime conditions, low/high temperatures ijksgx..... Wgtm Amarillo 31 I** ****** i J-    :Amarillo!31744    mmint DULA Wichita Falls 39 /43 Midland 43 /52 El Paso 48 rn J. h——-------- • Callat 51 733 Austin jsr/ro Bt ' San Antonio |jrwj* $ \ •COCO    y    v    J V lf   ^_______ [ Brownsville 64 /87 j O 2000 AccuWeethar Inc Houston 60778 O w%s» 4m* 4m* 4ys-    aa Sunny Pi Cloudy Cloudy Showtrs T «orm» Ram Flumss    Snow ic* Extended forecast: Friday, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of morning showers. Highs in the upper 50s. Lows in the 40s. Saturday, increasing cloudiness. Highs in the 60s. Sunday, mostly cloudy with highs near 70. Lows in the 50s. Monday, showers possible. Highs in the 70s.Road Construction In the city • The westbound and eastbound lanes of Schmidt Street and Spur Street under the Interstate 35 overpass will be closed through April 10 as the contractor builds a new frontage road across the existing roadway. Eastbound traffic will detour onto the northbound ✓ frontage road to Walnut Avenue. Westbound traffic will detour onto the southbound frontage road to Loop 337 and Ruekle Road. The contractor for Texas Department of Transportation will be switching northbound traffic today under the Ruekle Road bridge to a different lane paved with fresh asphalt. The work should last from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. Southbound traffic will make a switch under the same bridge on Monday to the lane northbound traffic now drives. Work will last from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Residents might want to try alternative routes like Loop 337.Heads Up► Clean cemeteries The city of New Braunfels will have a semi-annual major cleanup at the two city cemeteries — New Braunfels Cemetery on Grape Street and Comal Cemetery on Peace Avenue — on March 31. All deteriorated, weathered and unsightly items will be removed to include artificial and real flowers, vases, containers, flags and miscellaneous articles. Trees, shrubs and hedges also will be trimmed. Those wishing to remove items of sentimental value must remove them by March 31. For information or to ask questions, call the cemetery sexton at 625-4713.► Walnut meeting New Braunfels residents hoping to defeat Proposition 7 on May’s bond ballot — $7.5 million for widening Walnut Avenue — are invited to join other concerned residents for coffee at 9 a.m. Saturday at the home of Carolyn and Michael Burrow, 1309 Stonewall St. This is the second gathering of the group, who believes alternative routes should be tried before spending $7.5 million in tax dollars. Voters can sign a card pledging to vote no to the proposition. For information, call the Burrows at 625-4672 or (512) 658-4513.^Freshmen meet Smithson Valley High School is sponsoring a freshmen orientation/registration meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. March 29 at the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative auditorium. Extracurricular programs and elective courses will be represented, and the process for enrolling in a pre-advanced placement course will be reviewed. Students who will be freshmen at SVHS next year and their parents are invited to attend. For information, call Jo Beth Jimerson at (830) 904-7273.►Rummage sale The 18th annual rummage and bake sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Cross Lutheran Church Activity Center at Cross and Hickory streets. Items for sale will be furniture, clothes and household items. A brown bag sale takes place from 10 a.m. to noon Monday. Participants can fill a brown grocery bag with items for $1. To have an item placed in Heads Up, call editorial assis- I tant Christina Minor at 625-9144, ext. 222 or stop by the Herald- I Zeitung, 707 Landa St.Birthdays/ Anniversaries Happy Birthday to Jerry Molina (30 years), Lauren Hernandez (6 years), Gilbert Alvarez (71 years), Tiffany Kennemer (10 years) and Carlos Molina (16 years, belated). Happy Anniversary to Kevin and Rosie Willingham (4 years) and Lorraine and Kenneth Kennemer (49 years). To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.Out of the Backpack WHAT S FOR LUNCH? Nancy Ney Charter School Lunch: cheeseburger, French fries, cookie, milk Comal ISD Breakfast: pigs-n-blanket, juice, milk; Lunch: hamburger or peanut butter sandwich, vegetables, fruit, bread, milkGovernment Comal Independent School District — board of trustees meeting, 6 p.m. today, Bill Brown Elementary School, 20410 Texas 46 West.Clubs St. Ann’s Christian Mothers of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church — 11:30 a.m. today. The business meeting and program will begin at noon. All ladies interested in joining the organization are invited to attend. Guada-Coma Home Builders — monthly membership meeting 6 p.m. today at T Bar M Ranch, 2549 Texas 46 West. Harry Bennett, City of New Braunfels planning director, will be the guest speaker. Cost is $15 per person for the buffet. Sponsored by Absolute Communications. RSVP by phone, 609-4242 or fax 609-1353. Seguin Activity Center’s Community Band — practice from 7 to 8 p.m. today at the Activity Center, New Braunfels Jaycees — 6:30 p.m. today at Krause’s Cafe. The group meets the third Thursday of each month. “A Course in Miracles” meeting, facilitated by Dr. Bill Sawyer in open group discussion — 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Thursday at Unity Church of Practical Christianity, 642 Comal St. This support group is open to anyone desiring spiritual growth. A love offering is accepted at each meeting. For information, call 625-2434. Fraternal Order of Eagles — smoke-free bingo at 7 p.m. every Thursday, 207 E. South St. in New Braunfels. Comal Community Band — rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. today at the New Braunfels Middle School band hall. Rehearsals take place every Thursday. The organization is open to anyone who reads music and plays a band instrument. No audition is required. For information, call 625-0403. New Braunfels Kiwanis Club — noon today at Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, 485 East Business 35. The group meets every Thursday. Canyon Lake Toastmasters — 7 p.m. today at Tye Preston Memorial Library. For information, call (830) 899-2776 or (830) 964-2223. New Braunfels Great Books Discussion Group — 2 to 4 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday every month in the meeting room in the Annex Building of Norwest Bank, 1000 N. Walnut. New participants are always welcome. For information, call 625-4187. Marion ISD Community Library — storytime for ages 3 and 4 at 10 a.m. every Thursday at the library. Jo Ullman and Jackie Valentine, retired elementary teachers, present the program. New Braunfels Lions Club — 11:30 a.m. for lunch and noon for the program every Thursday at the Senior Center. Community Centers COMAL COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — fitness center 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. — aqua aerobics with Nadya Lehmann 9:30 a.m. — quilters and beginning Spanish 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — thrift shop open 11:30 a.m. — congregate meals noon — Lions Club 1 p.m. — pinochle and team bridge CANYON LAKE ACTION CENTER 9 a.m. — crafts 10:30 a.m. — senior exercise 6 p.m. — line dancingSports SPORTS ON TV 11 a.m. (KENS) College Basketball NCAA Tournament Midwest or West Regional First Round — Teams to Be Announced. 571158 12:00 p.m. (ESPN) LPGA Golf Standard Register Ping — First Round. From Legacy Golf Resort in Phoenix. 311264 1 p.m. (FXSP) Girls High School Basketball Texas Class 5-A State Championship — Aliet Hastings or Mansfield vs. C.C. Carroll or Plano. From Austin, Texas. 63513 1:30 p.m. (KENS) College Basketball NCAA Tournament Midwest or West Regional First Round — Teams to Be Announced. (Time Approximate) 212993 2 p.m. (ESPN) ATP Tennis Tennis Masters Series Quarterfinal. From Indian Wells, Calif. 448622 3 p.m. (USA) PGA Golf Bay Hill Invitational — First Round. From Bay Hill Club and Lodge in Orlando, Fla. 679351 6:30 p.m. (KENS) College Basketball NCAA Tournament Midwest or West Regional First Round — Teams to Be Announced. 775887 8 p.m. (ESPN) ATP Tennis Tennis Masters Series — Women’s Semifinal. From * Indian Wells, Calif. 430603 9 p.m. (KENS) College Basketball NCAA Tournament Midwest or West Regional First Round — Teams to Be Announced. (Time Approximate) 312852Have A Heart The Comal County Women’s Center needs help with childcare on Monday and Wednesday evenings. The childcare services allows mothers to attend counseling and support activities. For information or to help, call 620-7520. Volunteers are needed at Connections to answer telephones, perform clerical work, assist in lawn maintenance, tutor youth and mentor youth and families, lf interested, call Joanna at 608-9032 or fill out an application at 227 Courtyard Drive, New Braunfels. Personnel from New Braunfels Independent School District’s Opportunities to Rebound campus are requesting donations of certain clothing items for students in the discipline management school — Alternative Education Placement. Students need white dress shirts with no logos, ties and straight-leg blue jeans. Drop-off items at the campus, 902 W. San Antonio St. For information, call 629-2483. Family Outreach of Comal County needs interested adults older than age 21 for volunteer opportunities, lf you have a special skill you would like to share for a few hours a month please call 620-1299.Sign Up The Canyon High School class of 1990 is looking for alumni for the 2000 reunion, lf you are an alumni or have information about an alumni, call (210) 734-4658 or (830) 980-2053 or e-mail. to [email protected] The Community Council of South Central Texas, Inc., Family Planning Clinic offers free breast cancer screening for women ages 50 to 64 in Comal County. For information, cail 625-3471.Support Groups . McKenna Memorial Hospital offers a free class for mothers-to-be who expect to deliver at McKenna’s Maternity Center. For information, call 609-9111, ext. 1 3254 to leave a message and a nurse will return your call. New Braunfels Crisis Pregnancy Center is open six days a week: 10    ; a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The center also is open from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Call 629-7565 for an appointment. I Narcotics Anonymous, New Braunfels Group, meets at 7 p.m.    » Thursday at 172 S. Hickory next to : Cross Lutheran Church. ARCIL of San Marcos provides advocacy, information and referral peer support for inclusion into the community for persons with disabili- ; ties. It also provides independent life skills training to assist people with disabilities to become empowered and integrated into the community. For information, call (512) 396-5790. Alcoholics Anonymous meets daily at noon, 5:30 and 8 p.m., except: Sunday, when they meet at 11 a.m. at 1142 Eikel Road in New Braunfels. Comal County Women Center’s “Working the Steps” supplemental study and discussion meets at 5 p.m. ' the fourth Thursday of each month. For information, call 620-7520. Nonsmoking Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon groups meets at 8 p.m. every Thursday at Out Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin, in New Braunfels. For information, call 609-3322. visit us online at www.herald-zeitung.com ;

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