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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 24, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 2A HERALDZEITUNG July 2001 TODAY Contact News Editor Brian Grant at 6259144 Water River flow Edwards Aquifer feet Comal River 291 cfs Canyon Dam Inflow 97 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 195 cfs Canyon Dam lake level ft above mean sea eve Pollen Counts available Provided courtesy of available Frank Hampel NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons Moon Full Last quarter New Weather First 18 27 TODAY TONIGHT Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Highs 97 to 100 Lows mid 70s Rain none Rain none SE 15 mph SE 10 mph Texas weather July 24 forecast lor daytime temperatures coia C2001 Extended forecast partly Highs 93 to Thursday through late night and early morning otherwise partly Lows 73 to Highs 93 to Elsewhere By The Associated Press Temperatures indicate Mondays high and overnight low to 8 Eastern Albuquerque Amarillo Anchorage Austin Cheyenne Fairbanks Fargo Flagstaff Honolulu Juneau Las Vegas Los Angeles Miami Beach Phoenix San Diego Hi Lo 94 70 102 71 60 101 79 67 85 83 89 60 104 54 70 62 58 67 57 77 53 78 77 87 109 71 San Francisco 69 61 72 89 65 54 Prc Otlk cdy clr cdy cdy m rn cdy cdy clr rn clr clr m cdy clr cdy National Temperature Extremes for Monday High 113 at Death Valley Ca Low 29 at Spring Valley Nv Contact Us HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa New TX 78130 830 fax 830 6251224 Doug Editor and Publisher doug.toney@heraldzeitung.com Margaret Managing Editor Ext margareLedmonson@heraldzeitung.com Heather Business Manager hgrant@heraldzeitung.com Angela Advertising Director abenson@heraldzeitung.com Kathy Circulation Director klehmann@heraldzeltung.com Henry Composing Manager hcoello@heraldzeitung.com Arnold Production Manager 830 awlgglns@heraldzeitung.com For classified call 6259144 For display call 6259144 For engagement and anniver sary call 6259144 For missed or late call 6259144 News Around The World Lottery sales go up in past year AUSTIN AP Texas lot tery officials say their gamble is paying In the year since lottery offi cials made it harder to win lotto prize money is growing and so are ticket according to figures released by the Texas Lottery Average weekly Lotto Texas sales are up near ly 30 percent compared to a year Last lottery officials changed the rules for their biggest requiring play ers to match six numbers selected from a pool of instead of the smaller pool of That meant tougher odds to win and the likelihood of big ger Small town fights oil drilling HOUSTON AP Residents of the newly created community of Brazos Country in Southeast Texas fear their quiet town will be taken over by oil derricks if companies are allowed to proceed with plans to drill in the surround ing We didnt move out here to have oil wells in our front yards and back said Todd who in 1999 moved to the city located about 50 miles west of At the entrance to the 18 monthold Austin County municipality stands a drilling which many residents can see from their And no one is happy about the prospect of more tanks and the Houston Chronicle report ed in its Monday Maureen Reagan goes home LOS ANGELES AP Maureen the cancer Stricken daughter of former President Ronald returned home Monday from a hospital where she had been receiving radiation for two brain She is thrilled to be her Dennis said by She has been very inspired and appre ciative of all the cards and goodwill from friends and total Shes taking every day as it will under go weekly chemotherapy at her Sacramentoarea She completed brain radiation treatments Milk fat costs drive up ice cream prices OCEAN AP For you could buy an ice cream cone for 99 cents at Jillys Ice Cream Factory on Ocean Citys It was a point of pride for co owner Jody who held steady on the price while his competitors went to or But when milk fat prices recently pride had to give way A Jillys cone is now The cost of milk the principal ingredient in ice jumped 71 percent over the past six months to per pound at the end of Today is the last day for the Lindheimer exhibit to be viewed at the Sophienburg Museum before it is returned to the Smithsonian Hours are 9 to 5 and the museum is at 401 Coll General admission is for adults and free to children with For call File photo Under Construction Exit 187 from southbound Interstate 35 to FarmtoMarket Road 725 The exit Is closed Detour signs will be placed along Business 35 directing traffic to FM A large detour sign also will be placed south of FM 306 notifying I35 traffic that the ramp has been closed and which ramps to use instead of Exit a large flashing sign will be placed just south of Texas 46 telling I 35 traffic to use Exit 188 to get to downtown New The ramp closure will expedite the construction of FM 725 near Northbound entrance ramp to Interstate 35 from FM 725 The north bqund frontage road from Chevron north to FM will be moved over to the newly constructed frontage thistraffic will require the closure of ttie northbound entrance ramp to I35 roacl traffic still will be allowed to enter the ramp by taking the left turn off the frontage The northbound frontage road bridge over the Guadalupe River is sched uled to open in about one and FM 725 traffic will be able to use it to access northbound FM 725 Underpass Expected to be reopened to full width in Interstate 35 northbound and southbound frontage roads work con tinuing from Ruekle Road to Executive North side turnaround This turnaround will remain open throughout con struction but will require various Northbound Interstate 35 frontage road bridge over the Guadalupe River will be opened to one lane of traffic Heads Up event The Eighth Annual Patriotic Event wall take place at 7 today at the American Legion Hall at Coll and Academy State Rick Green will be keynote The New Braunfels Republican Women sponsor the Admission is for those 12 years and not to exceed per Tickets are available at The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Carriage China and The For informa call 6254154 or v r TexCare Partnership sponsors a free Childrens Health Insurance Program CHIP training session from 10 to noon Thursday at the Texas Agricultural Extension 123 South Water RSVP to Henrietta Munoz at 210 Submit items for Heads Up to Jackie Steele at the Herald 707 fax 6063413 or email Community Events Happy Birthday to Jeff Cecily Pristan 8 July Cydney Garcia 3 years and Brett Nelson July Happy Anniversary to Rey and Lucy Resales July To have a birthday or anniver sary listed call Clubs New Braunfels Toastmasters Club meets at 7 today at the Summit Center For information and call The Army Corps of Engineers sponsors a Native Americans sit session from 9 to 10 today at the Canyon Lake Community Recreation Center below the Get actively involved in conserving natural and cultural protecting habitat for endangered species and sustain ing diverse resources on Canyon It is open to all and small children need to be accom panied by an The activity is For call 830 9643003 or 830 The Singles Fun Club meets at today at Shelter 7A on the main road in Landa Anyone who is older than 45 and tired of doing things alone is invited to For call Mary Ann after 5 at 609 Tracy Bligh teaches begin ning lessons in drawing and painting for ages 11 through 15 at to today at Treefrog Leam the basics of watercolor and acrylic For more infor call Community Council of South Central 300 Laurel hosts lunch for those 60 years and older in the Laurel Plaza Community Room from to 12 Monday through Suggested donation is Call Rita at 6291751 to make reservations 24 hours in Partners Bridge takes place from to 3 Wednesday at the Comal County Senior Citizen Lunch is served at To sign call Minnie at Eden Heights 627 offers lunch to senior citizens from to Monday through Cost is For infor call Support Groups The McKenna Fibromyalgla Support Group meets at 7 today at the McKenna Sports Fitness 750 Landa The meetings are open to any one who has been diagnosed with Call Jennifer Burgin at 6063658 or Mary Breitung at Narcotics Anonymous meets at Saturdays and Sundays at the 24hour club at 1142 Connections 24hour crisis line continues to be the final helping link in New Braunfels for those needing refer ral or just someone who will lis ten to The new number for the crisis line is 6296571 or Sign Up The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power electric wheelchairs to senior citizens 65 years and older and other permanently at no outofpocket cost if they The power wheelchairs are provided to those who are in a wheelchair cannot and cannot selfpropel a manual wheelchair and who meet the additional guidelines of the pro No deposit is If your need is for use in your please call for more infor mation on the additional qualifi Call Tom Thurlow toll free at 800 CCSCT Nutrition Program for the elderly 60 years and over is in need of volunteers to help two hours for one or more days per week serving cleanup and home All ages For call Rita at 6291751 The Community Council of South Central Texas Head Start Program is compiling a Support Group which includes dropin crisis intervention parenting support and recreational and social The directory will be available to Head Start parents as a Interested organiza tions can call Mary Soto at 830 The American Cancer Society is looking for volunteers to drive cancer patients to and from their Additional insurance coverage is Call Bob Road To Recovery at 625 Family Outreach of Comal County seeks interested adults older than age 21 for volunteer The notforprofit social service center needs help with fund grant support groups and If you have a special skill you would like to share for a few hours a call   

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