Saturday, July 28, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 28, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page HERALDZEITUNO July TODAY Contact News Editor Brian Grant at 6259144 Water River flow Edwards Aquifer feet Comal River rVa Canyon Dam Inflow 89 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 195 cfs Canyon Dam lake level above mean sea level Pollen Counts NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons Provided courtesy of Frank Hampel Weather Moon Full Last New First 18 25 TODAY Partly cloudy Highs upper 90s Rain 20 percent S 15 mph TONIGHT Partly cloudy Lows mid 70s Rain 20 percent S 10 mph Texas weather July 28 forecast for daytime temperatures Sunny Cloudy Rain Extended forecast partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of Highs upper Lows mid Monday through partly Highs near Lows mid Elsewhere BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Temperatures indicate Fridays high and overnight low to 8 Eastern Anchorage Austin Bismarck Buffalo Cleveland DallasFt Worth Grand Rapids Honolulu Houston Memphis Philadelphia Phoenix Reno Shreveport Topeka Hi 66 98 81 74 77 97 77 88 83 91 89 80 109 96 88 90 Lo 54 75 65 50 57 76 50 76 75 74 75 64 86 57 74 72 Pro National Temperature Extremes for Friday High 123 at Death Low 30 at Idaho Otlk cdy cdy cdy cdy cdy cdy cdy clr cdy rn cdy clr clr clr rn cdy Contact Us HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa New TX 78130 830 fax 830 6251224 Doug Editor and Publisher doug.toney@heraldzeitung.com Margaret Managing Editor Ext nurgaretedrnonson@heraldzeitung.corn Heather Business Manager hgrant@heraldzeltung.com Angela Advertising Director abenson@heraldzeitung.com Kathy Circulation Director klehmann@heraldzeitung.com Henry Composing Manager hcoello@heraldzeitung.com Arnold Production Manager 830 awiggin8@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 Guerrillas kidnap 16 in Colombia Colombia AP Guerrillas pretending to be police stormed a luxury apartment build ing in a southern Colombian city and kidnapped 16 including the wife and two sons of a Eleven residents of the building in the city of Neiva apparently remained captive Friday as troops backed by police and air force planes pursued the reportedly headed toward a rebel controlled Bush offers HMO suit compromise WASHINGTON AP President Bush on Friday offered his rivals on patients rights legisla tion a way to move most lawsuits against HMOs into state Negotiators planned to spend the weekend pondering how the plan could who had intensified his Capitol Hill lobbying after losing party moderates support on a more limited presented the state plan to Charlie the chief bargainer for Bushs The Bush compromise would essentially steer HMO cases to fed eral but allow some suits to be heard in state courts particu larly if they apply to the local med ical malpractice sources Some Democrats were still unhappy with the Among the complaints is that the White House wants to create a supershield for employers who provide employee health Under Bushs according to sources familiar with employers would be liable only for federal laws governing contract disputes even if they instructed or pressured a health plan into making a medical decision to deny a patient a needed medicine or Trout Fishing Family Musical Variety Show begins at today at the Brauntex 290 San Antonio For call the theater at 627 Heads Up 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 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 northbound frontage road from Chevron north to FM 725 also will be moved over to the newly constructed frontage This traffic switch will require the closure of the northbound entrance ramp to I35 from FM The northbound frontage road traffic still will be allowed to enter the ramp by tak ing the left turn off the frontage The northbound frontage road bridge over the Guadalupe River is scheduled 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 continuing from Ruekle Road to Executive North side turnaround This turnaround will remain open throughout construction but will require various Northbound Interstate 35 frontage road bridge over the Guadalupe River will be opened to one lane of traffic The Solms Road Interstate 35 overpass will be closed from August 2 through December 2 while workers raise and widen Traffic should detour to the Ruekle Road overpass or the Schwab Road under exams The SchertzCibolo Universal City Independent School District has set the fol lowing deadlines to reg ister for Acceleration by They are kindergarten through eighthgrade students and ninth through 12thgrade stu dents Tb reg ister or for contact the campus counselor or Exchange students World Heritage is seeking couples or single parents with or without children at home who are interest ed in hosting a high schoolaged foreign exchange For call a World Heritage area at 210 4168109 or call 800 Host fenies needed The Educational Merit Foundation high school exchange pro gram is looking for vol unteer families to host prescreenedhigh school students for five to 10 months while they attend a local public high For infor mation on hosting a stu dent call 800 4678363 or visit our Web site at Hospice 9DHps Hospice New Braunfels offers Our Children 7 20 Life Goes 10 every first and third Wednesday Canyon Lake Weekly Bereavement Support 3 to each Tuesday at Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church Kaffee Klatsch from 10 to every Friday and Alzheimers Support to 5 every third For con tact Elaine at Community Events Happy Birthday to Raymond Alyssa Wommack 22 July Darren Prieto 2 years and Byron Fritz Welsch 7 July Happy Anniversary to Albino and Christina Guerrero 16 July To have a birthday or anniver sary listed call Live Music GRUENE 1281 Gruene 6061281 July 28 Stop the 1 no cover charge Roger 9 cover charge 255 Saengerhalle 830 625 HALL 4255 July 28 John 9 cover charge BAVARIAN 212 830 6250815 July 28 Cloverleaf cover charge Clubs TROUT FISHING FAMILY MUSICAL VARIETY SHOW begins at at the Brauntex Theatre at 290 San Antonio For call THE KINGSBURY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT is hosting its 32nd annual Benefit Barbecue and Drawing from 3 to mid night today at the fire depart 1060FM 1104 in Dinner plates are for children and for For call GONZALES COURTHOUSE TRADE DAYS will begin at 9 today on Confederate and Courthouse For infor visit or or call THE ALAMO CITY BASHA CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL CHINABURMAINDIA VETERANS ASSOCIATION will hold its monthly meeting at 11 at Huis Chinese 8069 Callaghan at 110 Call 210 3449457 or 210 6557301 for reserva tions or membership informa THE NEW BRAUNFELS PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT sponsors Youth Night at the Pool at Landa The program will be held from 8 to 11 today at the Aquatic Complex Olympic For call the Landa Recreation Center at DILLARDS BACKTO SCHOOL FASHION SHOW will be conducted at 3 today at the lower level mall entrance of Dillards Apparel Store at Ingram Park Models were selected from San Antonio area schools and will be debuting the newest backtoschool fashions from a variety of including Tommy Polo and Class Support Groups NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at Saturdays and Sundays at the 24hour club at 1142 For call Jerry Bales at 210 THE AMERICAN RED CROSS offers Sport First Aid and CPR courses from to 5 Course fee is and includes texts to take Pass written quizzes and skill checks to receive adult and child CPR and first aid For informa call THE AMERICAN RED CROSS offers family services providing emergency assistance from to 5 It is a free course which assists people in developing interview ing skills and understanding how the Red Cross caseworker helps to meet the needs of dis aster For call The story about the new House of Representatives dis trict for Comal County appear ing in the Friday edition of the HeraldZeitung on page 1A incorrectly identified Tracy The HeraldZeitung apolo gizes for any inconvenience this might have