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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 6, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                Canyon meets Calallen in VB region semifinals NEW BRAUNFELS TUESDAY November 2001 12 pages in 2 sections pages in 2 scctu 309 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Its Election Day Polls open 7 to 7 today FROM STAFF REPORTS Its Election Day and today Comal County voters will consider 19 constitutional amend ments and decide whether to con firm the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation Dis Polling In New Penelope Biggadike and Yolanda Longoria want to represent District 4 on the New Braunfels Independent School District Bill Big the current board presi is vacating the trustee See CHRIS Comal County elections clerk Kathy Hoegenauer trains pre siding election judges Monday afternoon in the Comal County 19 could bring flood relief to Comal BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer A constitutional amendment that Texas voters con sider today could provide a sprinkling of relief for five flood control dams along the Gundnlupe River and Dry Comal If Proposition 19 would allow the Texas Water Development Board to issue up to billion in general obligation bonds to make lowinterest loans to local governments for a variety of water See FLOOD State finalists NBISD photo the New Braunfels High School band stands in formation before marching on to finals status at the UIL State Marching Band Competition Monday in New Braunfels band reaches finals in state marching band contest FROM STAFF REPORTS The New Braunfels High School under the direction of head band director Beth placed seventh in the Conference 4A category finals of the UIL State Marching Band Competition in Waco on Thats not NBHS Principal Mike Fitsko Thats pretty We are very Cedar Park took top honors in Conference Twentyone teams from across Texas competed for the title of firstplace UIL Division 4A State Marching Smithson Valley High School competed in the preliminaries at It was the bands first time to compete at the state After seven teams competed in the Conference 4A Both Smithson Valley and New Braunfels high school bands had to compete in regional and area competitions to become state quali File photo The Smithson Valley High School band competed in the UIL State Marching Band Competition Monday morning in Taliban puts up strong resistance JABAL Afghanistan AP warplanes bombarded Tal iban front while the opposition pressed its attack Monday on three fronts near MazareSharif but the rebel fighters conceded they were facing stiff Taiban resis tance around the key north ern At the other main north of deposed Afghan president Burhanud din Rabbani and other oppoi sition leaders reviewed their troops at this dusty outpost and declared they would soon march on the 45 miles You are bravely defending your countiy against the evil triangle of the Tal iban and Osama bin a senior Bismil lah told the The Afghan opposition has long been hostile to which though now sup porting the air campaign was the Talibans staunchest ally until President Bush launched airstrikes against Afghanistan on 7 after the ruling refused to hand over bin Laden for his alleged role in the Septem ber terrorist attacks in the United Elsewhere in B52 bombers and other warplanes hammered away at Taliban positions Monday near the southern city of Kandahar and outside the northern city of once the oppositions capital but now held by the In other developments A small group of Ameri can military personnel is in Tajikistan assessing the pos sibility of using at least tliree bases there to expand the bombing campaign and strengthen support for Afghan opposition a official said American planes dropped packets of food over Afghanistan bringing the total number of rations dropped so far to more than mil Taliban chief spokes man Amir Khan Muttaqi said the Islamic militia was preparing for a long war and again challenged the United States to send in ground troops to fight us face to CISD parents speak up about new school concerns BY MARGARET EDMONSON Managing Editor Parents concerned about traffic safety and new grade alignments attended Comal school districts first atten dance hearing Monday at Bulverde Elementary The led by assis tant superintendent for administration Nancy was the first of four to bo con ducted by the district this Meetings are planned INSIDE Key Code 76 Wurst attendance biggest yet BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer A mixture of unseasonably mild weather and an unshake able desire to bring levity to the 11 environment might have resulted in Wurstfests biggest opening weekend to Were still crunching num but the gauge we use for big crowds is when the line for potato pancakes wraps around the booth three said Herb director of wurst public It would be safe to say that the very good crowds we had Saturday and Sunday could be approach ing an attendance The 41st Wurstfest celebrat ing the regions rich German heritage continues through Sunday at the Wurstfest grounds in Landa Cool rainy weather lingered throughout the 2000 but the venerable Wursthalle was stuffed a sausage See for today at Bill Brown 12 at Mountain Valley Elemen tary and 19 at Canyon About 50 parents and administrators attended Mondays many of them concerned about trans portation issues at the new elementary school under con struction just off The school is scheduled to open in August 2002 and will See Kinder Tanzers dance in the Grosse Zelt Sunday after noon for what vendors and Wurstfest offi cials called a good As the dancers were a big hit at the JESSIE HeraldZeilung   

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