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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 8, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 2A HERALDZEITUNQ Saturday February BE9T AVA1LALI COPY World Briefly Terror alert raised to high risk orange The govern ment raised its terror threat level to high risk orange on Friday warning of a growing possibility that the al Qaida network would launch an attack against the United States to coincide with Muslim holy days Changing the terror alert color from yellow triggered tighter security at borders airports and hotels Officials also urged greater vigilance by all Americans Attorney General John Ashcroft said the government had received intelligence information corroborated by multiple sources that Osama bin Ladens terror organization sought to attack Americans at home or abroad during the time of the annual hajj pil grimage to the holy Saudi city of Mecca The fiveday hajj involving tens of thousands of Muslim pilgrims begins Saturday The intelligence indicates that al Qaida operatives might attempt to attack soft or lightly guarded targets such as apartment buildings and hotels and that such attacks could involve chemical biological or radio logical devices Ashcroft said there are indications that alQaida might also seek eco nomic targets such as transportation and energy sectors as well as symbol ic targets and symbols of American Unemployment rate drops companies hiring again WASHINGTON AP A seasonal hiring spree at stores restaurants and bars in January fueled the first recorded job growth in four months and the unemployment rate unexpectedly fell to percent But economists cautioned the gains Appeared to be on paper only J The jobless rate dropped per centage point from the 6 percent post ed the previous two months the Labor Department reported Friday drop in nearly five years 1 Analysts had expected the rate to hold steady with modest job growth instead of the payrolls increase of the largest since November 2000 That follows a loss of jobs in December The new report appeared to offer good news for job seekers but statisti cal quirks overstated Januarys gains in hiring J The report initially lifted WaU Street but the elevation of the Rations terror attack alert level wiped mt small gains At close the Dow Jones industrial average was down points and the Nasdaq had fall points Texas Lotto SATURDAY million 030611123747 WEDNESDAY million 3 051321333548 Contact Us HERALDZEITUNG 707 Lancia New Braunfels TX 78130 830 6259144 fax 830 6251224 Doug Toney Editor and Publisher Ext 201 doug.toney@heraldzeitung.com Gary E Maitland Managing Editor Ext 220 gmaitland@heraldzeitung.com Heather Grant Business Manager Ext 202 hgrant@heraldzeitung.com Lisa Schreier Composing Manager Ext 205 lschreier@heraldzeitung.com Henry Coello Commercial Systems 6255232 hcoello Arnold Wiggins Production Manager 830 6255232 awiggins Courtney Abernathy Advertising Manager Ext 208 cabernathy@heraldzeitung.com Circulation Department Ext 228 circulation@heraldzeitung.com for classified advertising call 6259144 ext 285 for display advertising call 6259144 ext 208 For obituaries wedding engagement and anniversary announcements call 6259144 283 for missed or late newspapers call 625 9144 ext 229 Community Events Contact Features Editor Brian Grant 6259144 ext 222 Happy Birthday to Erlka Schultz Feb Happy Anniversary to Jack and Angelina Buske 62 To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 NEW BRAUNFELS ISO P NBHS Choir at solo and ensemble contest NBHS softball scrimmage at Hays High School COMAL ISO UIL vocal and piano solo and ensemble contest UIL Academic meet at Dobie Jr High Hive Music GRUENE HALL 1281 Gruene Road 6061281 Today Cave Catt Sammy 15 no cover Today The Great Divide 8 SAENGERHALLE 255 Saengerhalle Road 625HALL 4255 Today Don Walser 9 UPTOWN PIANO BAR 295 E San Antonio 6207600 Fridays Derek Baker and Paul Schaffenberger Saturdays Tammy and Steve Palmer RILEYS TAVERN 8894 FM 1102 Hunter 512 3923132 Today Bobbie G ROLLIN ON THE RIVER An Oldies Saloon and Grill FM 306 and 2673 Canyon Lake 830 9073535 Saturdays dance music and karaoke RIVER ROAD ICEHOUSE 1791 Hueco Springs Loop Road 6261335 Today Magee Payne Band 91 DAM RED BARN 16520 S Access Dam Road Canyon Lake Saturdays Live Music KJIubs and Events GUADALUPE VALLEY AMERI CAN LEGION POST 35 conducts smokefree Bingo every Saturday afternoon at the Post Home 4210 FM 482 Old Solms Early Bird begins at and regu lar bingo at 2 For information call 6255535 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at and noon every day except Saturday at the 24hour club at 1142 Eikel HONEY CREEK MORNING GUIDED TOURS take place at 9 Saturdays Meet at the Rust Photo submitted Connie Srote as Pat Elbel matches photos with the self por traits created by her OakRun Sixth Grade Center art students for the Kids Have a Heart for Art show at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery Srote is an art teacher at Canyon Middle School The public is invited to a reception from 2 to 4 Sunday at the gallery 239 W San Antonio St The show runs through Feb 28 House inside park wear comfort able shoes and dress for the weather For information call 210 5206412 or 830 4382656 GUADALUPE RIVER STATE PARKS Saturday evening pro grams resume today at 7 in the amphitheater Master Naturalist Kip Kiphart talks about Monarch butterflies Call 210 5206412 for information THE NBHS MONOCERA DANCE CLINIC takes place from 9 to 2 with registration from to 9 today at the NBHS cafeteria Cost is per student and includes lunch and a Tshirt For information call 627 6183 MODEL AIRCRAFT SWAP MEET is scheduled at 9 today at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds Sponsored byTriCity Flyers Door prizes each hour Everything and anything in model aviation could be there Call Bill Shupe at 830 3031570 or visit NEW BRAUNFELS CHAPTER NO 771 ORDER OF THE EAST ERN STAR presents a chicken spaghetti dinner from 5 to 7 today at First United Methodist Church 572 W San Antonio St Proceeds go to scholarships for education and to local state national and international charities Call Patrice at 6272553 for infor mation THE SAN ANTONIO LATIN AMERICAN SHOW showcasing traditional styles from 10 Latin American countries takes place from 11 to 6 today and Sunday at the Henry B Gonzales Convention Center General admission is For an overview on the show visit the Web site THE NEW BRAUNFELS GER MAN AMERICAN SOCIETY pre sents Alpenfest Orchestra at the annual Maskenball today at at the VFW Hall 600 Peace Ave Admission available at the Chamber of Commerce or at the door Maskenball costume optional Public is invited Drinks and food available Call 6270811 for information AMERICAN RED CROSS pre sents First Aid CPR and Weather Saturday Feb 8 forecast for daytime conditions forecast ures I San Antonio ttsmo 2003 AocuWeather Inc i Sunny Pt Cloudy Cloudy Showers Tstorms Rain Hurries Snow ice Via Associated Press Arrests Automatic External Defoliation from to 6 today Cost Is Call 6089876 to sign up and for Information CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS OF AMERICA COURT NO 2085 sec ond annual style show and lun cheon is scheduled today at St Marys Hall Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church Fashions from The Collection and Bealls will be highlighted Marion Benson owner of The Collection will be mistress of ceremonies Tickets are each Event benefits scholarship funds and local charities Call 606 2031 for information or tickets RAVENSTAR OUTDOOR EDU CATION CENTER welcomes par ticipants at a Dark Sky Star Hop from 5 to 10 today Box sup per included Space is limited For information and reservations call 830 9352422 Meads up MIDTEXAS SYMPHONY Debutante Ball tickets are on sale The event begins at Feb 15 at the civic center The debu tante presentation takes place at 7 and dinner and dancing fol low Tickets can be purchased at Celebrations or by calling 606 0440 ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME invites the public to express sympa thy for the family friends and col leagues of the astronauts lost in the Columbia shuttle tragedy by signing a registry book between 8 am and 5 at the funeral home 615 Lancia St For information call 625 2349 A BLOOD DRIVE is scheduled from to 1 Sunday at Holy Family Catholic Church 245 S Hidalgo Ave Call 6095320 for information THE GALLERY IN THE VILLAGE 2295 Bulverde Road Bulverde has scheduled an open ing reception from 2 to Sunday featuring the works of R A Ports photographer and Bonnie Lou Williams watercolorist Complimentary brunch and mimosas Call 830 4388740 for information THE ALBERT KYPFER LODGE NO 106 in Clear Springs annual Valentine Bunco party is at 2 Sunday Admission is Members are asked to bring a dessert and attendance prize as well as a toi letry item to donate to the Womens Shelter Proceeds go to the Womens Center THE COMAL COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW is scheduled from to 1 Wednesday at the New Braunfels Civic Center Featured artists are Pat Varley Tom and Dody Beaty and Jay Eric Cover charge is doors open at 6 Call 830 6294547 Digest TODAY Cloudy Highs upper 30s Rain 60 percent NE winds light TONIGHT Cloudy Lows upper 30s Rain 40 percent Light variable wind outlook Sunday Mostly cloudy and warmer Highs mid 50s Sunday night Partly cloudy Lows upper 30s Monday Mostly sunny Highs lower 60s Tuesday Party cloudy with a slight chance of rain during the night Lows upper 40s Highs near 60 Wednesday Ctoudy with a slight chance of rain tows in the mid 50s Highs lower 60s Thursday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain Lows mid 40s Highs upper 50s Friday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain Lows tower 50s Highs in the mid 60s Water flows Edwards Aquifer ft Comal River 435 cubic Canyon Darn Inflow 425 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 300 cfs Canyon Dam lake level ft above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons Mountain Cedar Provided courtesy of Dr Frank Hampel Law enforcement officers in Comal County charged the following between Feb 6 and 7 Brie E Aleman 18 consumption of alcoholic beverage by minor failure to appear minor in possession of alcoholic beverage Arturo R Alvarez 51 Oevine driving while intoxicated open alcohol container Jeremiah S Flores 22 New Braunfels failure to display operators license upon demand violation of promise to appear purchase or furnish alcohol to a minor Patricia L HorvathEtheredge 32 Spring Branch public intoxication Kristie M Hovey 20 New Braunfels theft by check between and 2 Richard B Hudler 17 New Braunfels burglary of a habitation no drivers license failure to maintain financial responsibility James D Isaacks III 49 Bulverde no drivers license Patrick A Knodel 26 Canyon Lake failure to of less than 2 ounces of marijuana Manuel Lopez 30 New Braunfels violation of promise to appear failure to control speed no drivers license unre strained child under 2 Tony L Musgrave 29 New Braunfels forgery of a financial instru ment Javier Ortiz 40 New Braunfels parole violation Richard R Riojas 54 Boerne com while intoxicated dri ving while intoxicated second offense Sergio Romero 23 San Antonio speeding 76 mph in a 45 mph zone no drivers license failure to maintain financial responsibility Jonathan J Vega 20 New Braunfels consumption of alcoholic beverage by a minor minor in possession of alcoholic beverage   

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