Thursday, April 19, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page2A HERALDZEITUNG April TODAY Contact News Editor Jo Lee Ferguson at 625 9144 Water River flow Edwards Aquifer feet Comal River 334 cfs Canyon Dam Inflow 575 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 642 cfs Canyon Dam lake level above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons Pollen Counts Provided courtesy of Frank Hampel Moon New First Full Last 23 30 7 15 Weather TODAY Mostly cloudy and windy Highs 7680 Gusty winds TONIGHT Continued mostly breezy Lows 6670 Highs lower 80s Texas weather April 19 forecast tor daytime temperatures C Z001 Antonio J 1 O Sunny PLCkwdy Cloudy Showers Tstorms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Extended forecast mostly Highs in the Sunday and mostly cloudy with a chance of showers or Lows in the 60s to near Highs in the partly Lows in the 60s to near Highs in the mostly cloudy with a chance of showers or Lows in the 60s to near Highs in the Elsewhere By The Associated Press Temperatures indicate Wednesdays high and overnight low to 8 Eastern Albuquerque Amarillo Anchorage Asheville Atlanta Atlantic City Austin Baltimore Billings Birmingham Bismarck Boise Hi 50 79 75 44 53 60 54 69 51 71 63 70 70 Lo 36 42 42 35 35 34 37 49 37 42 35 30 42 Prc Otlk Clr PCIdy PCIdy Clr Clr Clr Clr Cldy Clr Rain Clr Cldy Rain Contact Us HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa New TX 78130 830 fax 830 6251224 Doug Editor and Publisher Margaret Managing Editor Heather Business Manager Angela Advertising Director Kathy Circulation Director Henry Composing Manager Arnold Production Manager 830 For classified call 6259144 For display call 6259144 For engagement and anniver sary call 6259144 For missed or late call 6259144 229 by 10 MondaySunday for sameday deliv News Around The World threatens end to talks WASHINGTON AP After a rocky first the United States is threatening to break off talks with China on surveillance flights unless the Chinese start discussing the return of the Navy recon naissance plane detained for nearly three The United States hopes to gain from the talks in Beijing at least the return of the air craft that made an emergency landing in southern China April The crew was held for 11 days and released only after protracted Nothing was There was no progress on the issue of return of the State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said after the opening 2 AIDS lawsuit fight against a law that could provide cheap copies of AIDS drugs to millions of South The postponed until Thursday as the discus sions has deeply embarrassed the drug compa nies since it began six weeks Many have responded by drastically cutting prices on their could be settled Mississippi flood South Africa AP Pharmaceutical giants entered settlement talks with the government a sign they are dropping their waters still rising PRAIRIE DU AP While the Mississippi River crested in several places people down stream continued sandbagging to prepare for the rising Hundreds of people in Wisconsin and downstream in Iowa had moved out of low lying riverside areas Tuesday while volunteers and others worked to reinforce sandbag Residents further up the river hoped the water had reached its high The river crested Wednesday at feet at La lower than predictions of 17 feet and about a foot below the record set 36 years The San Antonio Recruiting Battalion will bring the pageantry of the military to life at a joint Fiesta Celebration sponsored by the battalion and Texas Lutheran University at Friday at the university in The free featuring the Golden the Army parachute the Old Guard Fife and Drum the Army Drill Team from the Military District of Washington and the 1st Cavalry Horse Detachment from Fort is in the field at the southwest comer of State Highway 46 and Court just south of Texas Lutheran Universitys Jackson For call 210 295 Photo submitted Sponsored by Seguin 838 West Court TX Selection and a tow Under Construction Northbound left lane of Interstate 35 Emergency lane closure today across the Guadalupe River Bridge to repair a damaged roadway safety Lakeview Boulevard Railroad officials are expected this week to Install railroad signals in the 600 block of Lakeview Interstate 35 northbound and southbound frontage roads work continuing from Ruekle Road to Executive West frontage road temporarily closed while rebuilding work Four Mile Creek at west frontage road bridge completed but still closed while rebuild ing continues will reopen with rest of the west frontage road now under Center median from Ruekle Road to north of Walnut Avenue currently under con Center median from Ruekle Road to Four Mile Creek work is continuing on median When work on west frontage road is southbound traffic will be switched to the I FarmtoMarket Road 725 reduced to one lane each way traffic shifted to the north as soon as the westbound lanes of FM 725 are which is scheduled for South side turnaround closed Kuehler Spur behind Burger King on FM 725 is North side turnaround This turnaround will remain open throughout construction but will require various 725 I Quality Preowned Cars Trucks Motor Company New Btaunfels Tradition Since 1944 6062001 Heads Up Candidate forum The League of Women Voters Comal Area is hosting a New Braunfels City Council candidate forum at today in the New Braunfels Independent School District board room at the Education 430 Mill Pancake breakfast The New Braunfels High School and Middle School choirs will have a pancake breakfast fund raiser from to Saturday at the New Braunfels High School Choir members will perform throughout the For tickets or other call Debby Kempert at Federal employees The New Braunfels Chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees meets at 11 Friday at Lubys for the spring social luncheon and business The groups also plans a highway trash pickup starting at Farmto Market Road 1044 and Interstate 35 at 8 For informa call Aggies Muster The Comal County Club hosts Aggies Muster 2001 at the New Braunfels Elks Lodge on The social will begin at 6 Dinner will be served at The formal muster program will begin at Speaker will be Ross class of 1963 and former past chairman of the Texas Board of Dinner will be catered by the New Braunfels All Aggies and Aggie friends are For informa tion and caU Community Events Happy Birthday to Benjamin Mary Matthew Sanchez and Ashley Stafford 18 To have a birthday or anniver sary listed call Schools New Braunfels Independent School District Breakfast Pancakes cereal and yogurt and toast Lunch Pizza or barbecue beef on a yogurt plate Activities EndofCourse English II Field Test Memorial Intermediate Reading is Fun Week Rock and Read 50s dress 50s Kindergarten registration for Fall and 5 to PERKS Para Educators Reaching Kids that are Special The Education 3 Comal Independent School District intermediate Breakfast Cinnamon toast lunch Hamburger or sub sand wich Middle high school lunch Chicken over pasta or cheeseburger pocket Activities SVMS Parents Meeting on Aim for Clubs Eagles Auxiliary 2999 will have a craft workshop at the hall from to today For call The New Braunfels Klwanis Club meets every Thursday at noon at Ryans Steak House located at 485 Guest speaker today is Tony Leal of the Texas Each meeting features a guest speaker except for the last Thursday of the For call 609 4764 The New Braunfels Music Study Club Texas and National Federation of Music Clubs meets at today at the First United Methodist The program will feature perfor mances by Superior Junior Festival Also participating in the pro gram will be recipients of this years Music Club scholarships Heather Blankenship and James For call 625 Anns Christian Mothers of Peter and Paul Catholic Church meet at today at the Judith Mackie will inform members about the parish New members are For call The Texas OutdoorsWoman San Marcos will hold its monthly meeting at today at Jims Restaurant to team about native plants from guest speaker Billy Texas agricultural exten sion For more informa contact Amy Sugeno in San Marcos at 512 The New Braunfels Elks Lodge 2279 meets at today at the For infor call The Board of the Comal County Childrens Shelter meets at 6 today at the shel 652 Old Bear Creek For call Low impact aerobics for women and men 50 and older Elks Lodge on Seguin Street from to on Tuesdays and Thursdays For call Frances at 609 Comal Community Band members conduct regular rehearsals at the New Braunfels Middle School Band Hall at each Call 625 Course in led by Bill Sawyer in open group dis cussion 63Q to 8 Thursdays at Unity Church of Practical 642 Comal Call Fraternal Order of smokefree bingo 7 Thursdays at 207 South in New New Braunfels Kiwanis Club noon today at Ryans Family 485 Business