New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 2, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

November 02, 2001

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Issue date: Friday, November 2, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 2, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Canyon headed to semifinals A XSXKXXHKXXKKXK FOR ADC 700 SOUTHWEST zwi F PASO TX FRIDAY November 2001 20 pages in 2 sections UNG 306 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Group questions accuracy of water draft plan Cost of water demands chief among organizations concerns BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer When the Texas Water Develop ment Board adopts the states water management plan next the pol icy guide if implemented is intended to meet the water needs of Texans even during But some members of the water planning group representing the 21county including Comal asked Thursday how accu rately the draft document identi fied the areas longterm agricul tural irrigation demands and the cost of One of 16 groups statewide charged with evaluating and preparing water management the South Central Texas Regional Water Planning met at the San Antonio River Authority board room to comment on the draft plan before the TWDB receives it later this The planning group includes Doug Comal Countys Edwards Aquifer Authority board and Stovy president of the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation The regional plan includes approaches that could produce new water supplies of up to acrefeet per year by 2050 at a of An acrefoot equals gallons enough water to a supply a family of five for a Group members said the draft plan is misleading in stating that the region has the states highest implementation at per to meet waterrelated needs through During that the regions water demand will also be the fourth highest in according to the But group members said the statement does not clarify that the supply of acrefeet per year from the Edwards Aquifer is more than acrofect less than maximum historical use of the aquifer during This means the group plan for nearly acrefoot per year in new water supplies to roach a level of existing supplies for other planning It the draft plan understates our need and overstates how expen sive implementation Evelyn See Cornyn warns of scams on seniors BY BILL OCONNELL Special to the HeraldZeitung SEGUIN Statistics indi cate that senior citizens are three times more likely to be victims of consumer and Attorney General John Cornyn led a panel of prosecutors and law enforce ment offi c i a 1 s Thursday in address ing how residents can take steps to ensure they dont become victims of a CORNYN Cornyn surmised that by and are a more trusting generation than their younger counter and the states top prosecutor said that often makes seniors the targets of con artists looking to perpe trate a Speaking before a group of seniors at the Silver Cornyn said hes made safeguarding seniors one of the highest priorities in his We need to do everything we can to protect More than we need to enforce our Cornyn Enforcement and public education were the most effective weapons against scam he Tele marketing mail order scams and identity theft were the most common types of consumer crime facing Texans of all ages A popular telemarketing ploy involves callers who try to solicit funds for the fami lies of firemen and law enforcement officers injured or killed in the line of The solicitations are often and most legitimate See Wurst under way Wurstfest marks 40th year with opening ceremonies set today BY BRETT BOUSMAN HeraldZeitung Correspondent Its time to get ready for more beer and polka than one can squeeze into a 10day Wurstfest marks its 40th anniversary as New Braunfels salutes its Ger man heritage starting Suzanne exec utive director for Wurst is confident the pleasant weather will draw more than people to the Throughout its 10day the event begins at 5 Wurstfest event on weeknights and starts at 11 on the The opening ceremonies start at today at Wursthallc and will honor America with a patriotic there will be polka contest For couples or partners to It will be an elimi nation dance as a panel of local and outof town judges will pick the The Seven Dutchmen band will See Heritage Society exhibit trains JESSIE After this past years success with fried Bucky Smith has a new product to add to her picklethemed booth Pickle Those brave enough to try it say its BY MISTY SCHOEN HeraldZeitung Correspondent Early Texas Trails to Rails is the theme for this years Heritage Market and Exhibit taking place at the New Braunfels Civic Center during The annual market and sponsored by the Heritage Society of New will focus on early cattle drives and raihoading this Bob bie cochairman of the Heritage said the theme originated from early cattle drive murals that are one of the highlights of the The 14 murals by the late Tom depict life on a procivil war trail drive from Snn Antonio to San These murals wore one of JESSIE Heritage Society of New Braunfels members pre pare the Early Texas Trails to Rails exhibit at the Civic the last pieces that completed before he passed away this past See Jury convicts Littlefield breaks before sentencing BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer The wife of the man Robert Littlefield killed in a car acci dent looked straight at him and told him he should cher ish the time he had with his parents and his grandpar And then Martha Sanders told him she believed he should go to And a Comal Coun ty jury that convicted Little field Thursday for intoxicated manslaughter and aggravat ed assault with a deadly weapon will decide if it agrees with of San Anto was tried in 22nd Judi cial District Court before See INSIDE Key Code 76 City library director retiring BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer City Secretary Veronica Bonnie Sarkozi and New Braunfels Public Library Director Vickie Mocker announced Thursday that they will retire A 50year resident of New Sarkozi spent nearly half her life working for the Hocker was unavailable for library spokespersons Although she will now have more time to travel with her h u s b a n d and visit grandchil d r e n S a r k o i admitted retirement was an unsettling My decision has to do with SARKOZI my being almost 62 yours but Im kind of she This is going to be a real change in my There are a lot of people here that 1 will was hired as New Braunfels1 only Municipal Court Clerk at the She served an interim stint as assistant city sqcre tary between MarchSep See ;