New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, September 26, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

September 26, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 26, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS WEDNESDAY September 2001 pages in 2 scctii HERALDZEITUNG 273 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents l Major developments 111 The and Its major allies agree to produce coordinated plan to ffnseze assets of terrorist pi Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Taliban saying Afghan leaders were defaming Islam by harboring and supporting Osama bin Ladens organization makes fresh call to wherever there are Americans and they will be Russian President Vladimir Putin talks with German leaders and calls for complete ideological and political isolation of Ruling Taliban say they are dispatching fighters to defend Stock prices fluctuate but are relatively Death toll at World Trade Center rises to missing number A Saudi doctor detained nearly two weeks by the FBI as material after the terrorist attacks returned home to San Antonio on Tuesday but wouldnt say whether his Involvement in the case was at an Saud rim HIM KOI LH SOUTHUEST or QCCUPftK 2627 E VMDELL El PflSl TX 7990 Taliban ties Pentagon call officials weigh airline security plans BY RON FOURNIER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON The Pentagon ordered more reservists to duty Tuesday as President Bush weighed putting more armed guards on airliners and strengthen ing cockpit doors against potential In a diplomatic victory for the United Saudi Arabia cut ties to the terroristhar boring Taliban regime in Defense Secretary Donald laid Americans are in for a brutal strug gle for justice in the after math of the 11 attacks on Washington and New It will be he It will be Underscoring the Osama bin Ladens terrorist group warned of retaliation if Washington Wherever there are Amer icans and they will be said a statement issued by Naseer Ahmed chief military com mander for the alQaida net work fingered by Bush for the 11 Rumsfeld and Secretary of State Colin Powell went to Capitol Hill to give Congress topsecret briefings on Bushs See Topsyturvy time CHRIS Kayleigh Allyssa Evan White and Jessey Landrum from left ride the Tsunami Tuesday during the first night of the Comal County Fair Rodeo kicks off Thursday at 108th annual county fair BY JESSIE SLATEN Staff Photographer They call it Americas 1 and the Profes sional Rodeo Cowboys Association brings the rodeo to For 108 the rodeo has been a part of the Comal County As long as there has been a said Rodeo Chairman Mike theres been a At a time when people are searching for ways to bond togeth er and show their national this weekend offers a chance to catch a glimpse of some oldfash ioned American In the only professional sporting event that comes to New Braun Thursday night kicks off what could be the longest night of the After working all year to get the professional athletes to show there is an overflow of com the majority of which are generally After the main performance participants who cant fit into the regular threeday schedule compete in JESSIE A steer wrestler hooks the horns of a calf and moves to plant his feet while bringing the calf down at this past years PRCA Slack contestants are regulated by the same scoring and rules as other competitors they just dont get to perform in front of the large who has been working on the rodeo committee for almost 20 is excited about the 300 entries in this years Coming to the end of the pro fessional rodeo cowboys planning to compete in the PRCA finals are looking to earn enough money toward their yearend totals needed to compete in the Toward the end of rodeo season they need to pick up all the cash they Jonas Although New Braunfels is not known as a rodeo the ath letes are assured by the PRCA of a certain caliber of arena and and the added See Fair Schedule TODAY Carnival open from 6 to mid night armbands from to 11 Contests and exhibits entries arrive starting at 8 for shoe box horticul sewing and can hand tography and agricul ture Night in Old New Braunfels starts at in the Comal free admission master of ceremonies Mattson Rainer Kinder Tanzen introduction to 2001 Fair and introduction of incoming and outgo ing fair and rodeo courts dance con test grand march Ed and Marlene Kadlecek and The Fun Baby Barnyard open from 8 to Poultry and rab bits exhibits taken from 8 to 7 THURSDAY Carnival open from 6 to mid night armbands from to 11 entries for horticul sewing and can hand tography and agricul ture Baby Barnyard open from 8 to Livestock entries sheep and hogs 47 Comal Corral Carlene Walker and her Black Diamond admission 7th Annual PRCA Rodeo 8 pre rodeo ticket price ticket price at the gate MEEK City council unanimously OKs tech training site BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council unanimously approved up to in local sales tax dol lars Monday to help pay for a regional tech nology training center slated for construc tion at the Municipal Airport in Guadalupe The vote paved the way for the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce offi cials Tuesday to handdeliver a funding request for matching grant dollars from the Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration regional office in If the EDA could provide as much as 60 per cent of total construction The city will serve as the grant applicant for the pro posed Central Texas Technology chamber President Michael Meek The which support ers say will include an academic carries a price tag of nearly The esti mate includes the land donation valued at Meek cautioned that the recent terrorist attacks will likely mean an across theboard shortfall in federal With all the things that have happened since and with the deterioration of the they EDA feel they will likely experience some major cutbacks in Meek They dont expect as much funds for the fivestate region as they have in the What we qualify and what we are two different Chamber officials expect a funding decision near the end of classes are expected to begin The CTTC stems from a critical need to develop a skilled work force said Paula chairwoman of the cham bers Higher Education Task Nearly onethird of local employers believe that a qualified work force does not exist to meet the areas needs for the next five she Nebraskabased CLARUS Corporation was hired this past year to provide a demographic study and market assessment of the service More than 300 citizens and 275 employ ers participated in the DiFonzo The facilitys technical wing would provide training in auto body interi or computer technology and possibi ly A academic wing is on tap to provide core See Officials hope for home run with Camp Comal plan BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer The New Braunfels City Council went into extra innings Tuesday to approve a plan intended both to pre serve Camp Comal baseball fields and to allow for expan sion of New Braunfels Utili ties wastewater treatment After a closed door session with NBU officials and Parks and Recreation Department Advisory Board council unani mously endorsed a motion to notify land owners of its interest in acquiring the nineacre Kenneth and Glynda Finely tract adjacent to the Camps southern said Mayor ProTern See CAMP INSIDE Key Code 76 NBISD declines state insurance BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer New Braunfels Indepen dent School District trustees voted Monday against join ing into a statesponsored health insurance program for district employees at least for right NBISD ended its relation ship with Blue Shield and became self insured in a plan with Bene fit For Business Manag er David Rastellini said the school board decided the dis trict would stay with the sys tem now in place as trustees watche develop ments at the state Last the Texas Legislature earmarked billion to help pay for teacher insurance in House Bill The program will provide money to school districts to help defray the costs of health insurance even if the dis tricts dont participate in the state So NBISD employees could see some savings in insurance Called the new program goes into effect on 1 and will be administered by the Teacher Retirement Rastellini said NBISD chose to wait and see what develops at the state level before deciding what it will do about health insurance in the long ;