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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 12, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                BUT WMUftl COPY Page 10A HERALDZEITUNG Sunday January LIVESTOCK 1A where his pigs come from he He shows pigs Derek said because thats what his dad showed when he was a kid Pigs are what Dereks kids will show when theyre grow ing up as well It isnt merely a matter of a family tradi tion For all the hard work Derek understands that rais ing livestock teaches a per son things that are impor to know in life C It teaches you maturity responsibility and reliabili he said We spend around 10 hours week minimum and usu ore You clean the pens day to keep the ani healthy You feed them Jind shear them for the shows You have to walk them exercise them its work My dad helps He feeds them if I have stuff to do or I need to get to school in the morning I try to make sure I do it at night so he wont have so much to do If you add it up its a lot of time But its fun and it gives you good Derek said It helps you out in Betty and Larry Hilde brands son Tim 18 and a senior hopes to be going to Southwest Texas State next year to take up ag business or a related field Hes saved some money through auctioning show ani mals he hopes will help pay for college and hes cer tainly had some fun I love being around ani mals and I like he said Saturday his Angora or goat took home some prizes even he said modestly it was just a practice show He had reserve breed champion the lightweight division K JESSIE Timmy Hildebrand and Goat No 2 take home the New Braunfels High School chapter livestock show first grand breed prize Saturday at the fairgrounds first grand breed in the mid dleweight division and reserve grand champion over all Tim said he keeps three goats but only two are vali dated to go to shows One is just my personal he explained Its mom didnt take it Ive bottlefed it since it was Tim who works two jobs in addition to raising his goats and doing his school work knows this is his last year of showing He likes judging though and hopes to judge although he hasnt considered a career in that You never know I do enjoy Tim said You learn a bout judging by four years of doing livestock shows You study books watch videos you have to keep studying theres a lot to learn Mr Wunderlich takes us out to feed lots and shows Not every youngster can show animals he said Above in the arena Derek Quent works his Hampe to show off its best qualities to the judge Not only did his pig come out a winner Derek went home with a showmanship award as well Youve got to be responsi ble You have to feed every morning and feed every night You have to work your goats I try to run mine every day for sure every other He feeds in the morning and does all the other things at night Homework if he cant get it done before he leaves school doesnt happen until just before bedtime Its a rigorous schedule Im trying my he said Dawson to negotiate buyouts for county BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County Commis voted unanimously to appoint Jack as their negotiator the buyouts of properties flooded this past July County Judge Danny Scheel said the county would use reserve funds or consider going into debt if need be to buy flooddamaged proper ties without increasing the countys tax burden County Engineer Tom Hornseth said the county is looking at about 26 proper ties for the federal Hazard Mitigation Grant Program The program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency through state and local officials is intended to reduce the losses of future floods by removing improvements such as homes Or buildings from the flood plain To qualify a property must have sustained damage total ing more than 50 percent of its value during the July flood and its owner must Volunteer to be bought out The county then leaves the property open and unim proved so the next time a flood occurs no buildings or other improvements are damaged Most of the properties are in unincorporated county areas the majority being in the Chestnut Drive area of Horseshoe Falls Estates The process involves us getting appraisals and mak ing offers based on the ap Hornseth said The property owners can accept or reject the offer and if they want seek an ap praisal of their own and make an appropriate offer of their Thats where Dawson would come in Hed negotiate a price between the two ap praisals based on the value of the property on July 3 2002 just before water crested over the Canyon Dam spill way Hornseth said appointing Dawson to handle the situa tions would prevent each individual buyout from hav ing to go before commission ers court Its our recommendation that we appoint someone to look at Hornseth said Theyre a lot of work and theres a lot of timing issues involved The property own ers are anxious to complete these A SPECIAl INVITATION JOIN Us FOR LUNCH You are cordially invited to a Coping with a Hearing Loss discussion being held at the EARING AND BALANCE INNOVATIONS CLINIC eated in 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