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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 21, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Ibesday January HERALDZgiTUNG Page 3A Obituaries WEBER Mrs Ewald J Weber nee Myrtle Lee Durst of New Braunfels Texas formerly of Fredericksburg Texas pas sed away in New Braunfels Friday Jan 17 2003 at the age of 77 years Mrs Weber is survived by four daughters Dorothy and husband Frank Schmidtzin sky of Fredericksburg Eve lyn and husband Joseph Kohn of New Braunfels Julie and husband Keith MacKil lican of New Braunfels and Lori and husband Frank Grabs of New Braunfels four sons Daniel and wife Laurie Weber of Canyon Lake David and wife Mary Weber of McQueeny Mark and wife Kathy Weber of New Braun fels and Walter and wife Beth Weber of Seguin 20 grand children 17 great grandchil dren two sisters Stella Mrs Norman Feuge of Freder icksburg and Willie Mae Mrs Floyd Friedrich of Ker VALADEZ Mr Jesus Valadez passed away Jan 19 2003 at the age of 73 A rosary will be recited at Tuesday Jan 21 2003 at the Morales Funeral Home Chapel Funeral ser vices will be held Wednesday Jan 22 2003 Mass at 8 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church with burial at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full military honors The funeral will depart the funeral home at for mass at Our Lady of Perpet rville five brothers Gilbert and wife Renii Durst Elgin and wife Ella Mea Durst Woodrow and wife Ethlyn Durst Verner and wife Flo rence Durst all of Freder icksburg and Seddie and wife Margaret Durst of Tow Texas Funeral services will be held on Tuesday Jan 21 2003 at 10 in the Chapel of the Schaetter Funeral Home in Freder icksburg with Glen Durst officiating Interment in Der Stadt Friedhof Cemetery in Fredericksburg Texas Those who so desire may make memorial contributions in her memory to the St Marys Church or to the charity of their choice Visitation for Mrs Myrtle Durst Weber began Monday Jan 20 2003 afternoon at 4 in the Schaetter Funer al Home in Fredericksburg Schaetter Funeral Home ual Help Church Mr Valadez is survived by three sisters Mrs Josefina Morales of New Braunfels Mrs Isaura Guerrero of New Braunfels and Mrs Gloria Wells of California two broth ers Gustavo Valadez and Miguel Valadez both of New Braunfels and several nieces and nephews Pallbearers are Joe Bedie Morales Jimmy Valadez David Guerrero Rudy Gar cia Mark Valadez and Tony Valadez Morales Funeral Home of scholarship Do you think Martin Luther King ever stopped learning Do you think he ever said 1 know enoughT the students replied So they talked of their own dreams along that to school getting good grades not dropping out Then they talked about what King meant to them Jeremy Sharpe said He changed things to where all the black people dont have to sit in the When asked what Kings most impor tant accomplishment was Robert Morales said Helping And to Lexus Crayton the importance of King That one she said Down the street at Frazier Elemen tary second graders in Diane Winkel manns class read a King biography written at their reading level They also found out what a biogra phy was Theyre doing their own Winkelmann explained Then they talked about the 1 Have a Dream speech tried writing dreams of their own on paper clouds and made SEAN Odesi Serrata 6 Amanda Paredez 7 Destin Preiss 6 and Trevor Luckemeyer 6 first graders at Goodwin Primary School pose with a book about Dr Martin Luther King illustrating his message that only love can overcome hate buses with flapopen windows In each window was a persons face cut out of a magazine each face was racially different The buses were placed on the walls of the hallway traveling in one direction with the clouds above them represent ing children of all races having one thing in common dreams Winkelmann said that the kids were learning the power of dreams by learn ing how Kings dreams were realized by integration Just like he was able to do things for the world theres no reason they Winkelmann said part of the Department of Agriculture that runs pro jects designed to protect nat ural resources such as soil and rivers It is the agency that over saw the Guadalupe River cleanup after the October 1998 flood Hornseth said the NRCS was asked when the project was designed to incorporate methods for bringing late comers into the cleanup if they later wished If someone who hasnt still wants to sign up they need to contact the city engineer or Hornseth said Permission forms he said could be downloaded from his Web site Click on License and Con sent Hornseth said the form must be notarized before it is turned in In New Braunfels District 4 City Council member Rob ert Kendrick Monday urged city residents who own river front property to sign on to the clean up if they havent already I think its extremely im portant to get the word he said Kendrick urged anyone who wishes to be involved with any of the citys flood ing cleanup efforts to call City Engineer Mike Short at 608 2100 ext 224 They need to ensure their name is on the Kendrick said NRCS crews cannot cross or work on private property except in the riverbed with out landowner permission for the city and for all of the people who live anywhere near the Dry Comal Cork said To be able to turn this from a suggestion to workers on the ground so quickly takes great cooperation between the county and the city Im glad we were able to accom plish it and I should really commend Ken Fiedler and the chambers Natural Re sources Committee This is a win for everyone Rusty Brockman of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce said the project was first sug gested after the October 1998 flood and then was raised again this past year by the Natural Resources Commit tee Some of those folks have had this idea for a long Brockman said We had com mittee members who jumped on it We feel like we have a real winner here What a great example of how the city the county the state and the chamber can all work togeth er to achieve a worthwhile Scheel said that what made the project come together was Jack Colley the states coor dinator for the Division of Emergency Management I cant say enough about how Jack Colley has sup ported this county during and after the July Scheel said We talked about this project after the 1S98 flood but it was too large We had no people or financial re sources to doit Tf we had to provide the labor for this operation it would cost us millions of dol Scheel said Colley took an interest in the project and recommended that the Kyle inmates be giv en the opportunity to do the job He suggested it and we said Scheel said The Dry Comal Creek pro ject is tied to a series of flood control projects the city and county have been working on since the 1998 flood Scheel envisions a series of five floodcontrol dams in the Dry Comal and Guadalupe River watersheds he hopes will break the back of a future 500or 100year flood event We have to keep working on this especially with 100 year floods seeming to come along every four the county judge said Cost estimates for all five of the floodcontrol projects run to million So far the We talked about this project after the 1998 flood but it was too large We had people or financial resources to do it If we had to provide the labor for this operation it would cost us millions of dollars Danny Scheel County judge Federal Emergency Man agement Agency has ear marked million toward the first floodcontrol struc ture which will be built on the Dry Comal near Solms The county is now working to acquire the property for that dam Monday Scheel invited Dry Comal Creek property own ers to attend the beginning of the project to talk about what would be done and see the inmate crews in action A number of property own ers showed up Scheel said he needs per mission to get the work done on private property and he needs it soon now that the workers are here Rudy Seidel owns the creek bed property located between the LCRA power plant on Landa Street and the Edu cation Center formerly New Braunfels High School on Mill Street Itll help everybody along the creek and in the middle of he said You see that stuff theyre piling up Once that starts floating it will build a dam somewhere and the water wont be able to drain through Seidel said How are we doing Questions Comments email feedback@heraldzeitung.com or calls 6259144 MEDICARE MEDICAID NOW PAY for Glucose Meters Supplies for Insulin NonInsulin Dependent Diabetic Patients For over eight years we huvc hud a Diabetic Program that has helped thousands of Texans obtain equipment and supplies needed tor Blood Glucose testing Medicare pays of the charges for Glucose Meters and Supplies must coinsurance and Mvdicuid pays iht20 balance More Intorimitiun Ilcusc Call or Come BY Professional Medical 6089577 www professJooalmecttcal corn 386 A New Braunfels Texas FREE ELIVERY Dispatch death Comal County Sheriffs deputies are investigating the death of a man at the Guadalupe River early Monday No details were released but the man reportedly died at the base of the new Guadalupe River bridge on Spring Branch road just after midnight robbery New Braunfels police are looking for a pair of young men who robbed a conve nience store Friday night The Pit Stop Food Mart located at Ruekle Road and Interstate 35 was robbed at 11 by two suspects described as Hispanic men in their early 20s A New Braunfels Police Department spokesman said the pair walked into the convenience store dur ing the shift change and demanded money One of the men had a handgun police report They were last seen on foot running toward Inter state 35 with an unreleased amount of cash The rob bery is not believed to be connected to a string of sim ilar incidents late last year TAX SEASON IS HERE WANT YOUR MONEY FAST WE WILL PREPARE YOUR TAXES RIGHT HERE IN OUR OFFICE FAST AND ACCURATELY REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ELECTRONIC FILING LET US MAKE YOUR TAX SEASON ENJOYABLE 144 N CASTELL AVE 597RS1 IRS PROBLEMS VETERAN EXIRS AGENTS TAX PROFESSIONALS CtJents 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