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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 9, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Sunday, March 9, 2003 World Briefly- Iraq calls on U.N. to lift economic sanctions BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — Embolden-ed by the latest weapons inspectors’ report, Iraq on Saturday called on the United Nations to remove crippling sanctions and ban weapons of mass destruction in the entire Middle East _ and eventually in the United States. Iraq resumed destroying banned Al Samoud 2 missiles under U.N. supervision Saturday. In the past week, Iraq has destroyed 40 of its IOO Al Samoud 2 missiles. It also has been destroying equipment used to make them. Reports to the Security Council on Friday by chief inspector Hans Blix * and chief nuclear inspector Mohammed ElBaradei praised Iraq’s recent compliance. But inspectors also questioned Iraq’s motivation, as it began to give the inspectors what they wanted only when the threat of war became immediate. Europe watches Malta vote on joining EU : VALLETTA, Malta (AP) —Tiny, fiercely independent Malta voted Saturday on whether to join the European Union, the first such referendum among IO nations invited to join the bloc next year. The referendum coincides with growing skepticism across Europe about EU expansion, and — true to Malta’s hotly contested politics — opinion polls before the vote showed the Maltese closely divided over membership. Hand-counting of the ballots cast on the Mediterranean archipelago’s three inhabited islands, where some 280,000 Maltese were eligible to vote, and the complication of having to ferry some of ;the ballot boxes to the capital, Valletta, meant results of the referendum were unlikely before Sunday afternoon. Al-Qaida could attack allied forces in Iraqi war ; WASHINGTON (AP) - Al-Qaida oper-atives are planning to strike at U.S. and allied forces taking part in a war in Iraq, according to information acquired by American intelligence agencies, counterterrorism officials said Saturday. The operatives are subordinates of Abu Musab Zarqawi, whom CIA officials describe as a senior associate of Osama bin Laden. Some are in Baghdad; others are elsewhere in Iraq, the counterterrorism officials said. Texas Lotto Lottery results can be found In the Business Section, Page 6B, of today's newspaper. Contact Us- HERALD-ZEITUNG 707 Lands St., New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 625-9144, fax (830) 625-1224 www.herald-zeitung.com Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher Ext. 201, doug.toneyOherald-zeitung.com Gary E. Maitland, Managing Editor Ext. 220, gmaitlandOherald-zeitung.com Heather Grant, Business Manager Ext. 202, hgrantOherald-zeitung.com Lisa Schreier, Composing Manager Ext. 205, lschreierOherald-zeitung.com Henry Coelk), Commercial Printing/Information Systems 625-5232, hcoelloOherald-zeitung.com Arnold Wiggins, Production Manager (830) 625-5232, awigginsOherald-zeitung.com Courtney Abernathy, Advertising Manager Ext. 208, cabemathyOherald-zeitung.com For classified advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 215 For display advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 208. For obituaries, wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements, call 625-9144 ext. 213. For missed or late newspapers, call 625-9144 ext. 229.Today Contact Features Editor Brian Grant, 625-9144 ext. 222 Community Events ► Birthdays/Anniversaries Happy Birthday to Donna Bevil, Connie Wenzel, Larry Hopkins, Helen Morales, Felicia Flores (15 years) and Francis Cantu. Birthday Wishes March 10 to Ashley Bevil (14 years), Rene Alvarado, Paul Gonzales Jr., Reece Rodriguez and Elianna Phillips. Happy Anniversary to Billy and Linda Yeats (March 10). To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144. ►Schools NEW BRAUNFELS ISD Monday-Friday ■ Spring break ►live Music CHEATHAM STREET WAREHOUSE, 119 Cheatham, San Marcos; (512) 353-3777 Mondays — Cheatham Street All-Star Monday Night Jam Band GRUENE HALL, 1281 Gruene Road, 606-1281 Today — Gospel Brunch with a Texas Twist, 10:30 a.m., tickets required Today — 19th Texas Summer Nights, 3 to 10 p.m., $12 ROLLIN ON THE RIVER, An Oldies Saloon and Grill, FM 306 and 2673, Canyon Lake; (830) 907-3535 Today — Pool tournament from 6 p.m. SAENGERHALLE, 255 Saen-gerhalle Road; 625-HALL (4255) Mondays — Songwriters Night Hosted By Jeff Plankenhom, 8 p.m. to midnight TAVERN IN THE GRUENE, 830 Gruene Road; (830) 608-0438; Never a cover Today — Bluegrass Nibblers with Jeff Plankenhom, 6 p.m. Monday — Big Bamboo with Big “O,” 8 p.m. UPTOWN PIANO BAR, 295 E. San Antonio, 620-7600 Today and Monday — Steve Palmer *>Clubs and Events THE SMITHSON VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL conducts its annual fajita dinner/concert from 1 to 4 p.m. today. Plates are $5, and you will enjoy an outdoor concert, along with a silent auction. Call 885-1230 for more information. THE GOOD SHEPHERD EVANGELICAL CHURCH of Geronimo conducts its monthly carry-in dinner after the 10:15 a.m. worship service today. The church is located at 910 Timmermann Photo submitted Three fourth-graders from Rebecca Creek Elementary, north of Canyon Lake and in the Comal Independent School District, brought home the gold from the Giristart ROBOBLAST 2003 contest, sponsored by National Instruments in Austin. The three (from left) Tiffany Tschoepe, Kaitiyn Brown and Alison Salmon, competed against eight other fourth- and fifth-grade teams to build a Legos robot that maneuvered through an obstacle course. Their teacher is Susan Cohen. Giristart is a nonprofit organization created to educate and empower girls in math, science and technology. Lane, just off highway 123. Call 625-0442 for information. RRST PROTESTANT CHURCH sponsors a blood drive from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. today at the church. Conducted by the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center. Call Risa at 643-0088 for information. GALLERY IN THE VILLAGE OF BULVERDE conducts an artists reception from 2 to 6:30 p.m. today featuring the works of wood artist Don Bommer and painter David Moad. Guests are asked to provide a $5 donation to the gallery’s art scholarship fund. The Gallery in The Village is located at 2295 Bulverde Road in Bulverde. THE 2003 JOHANN HEINRICH GLENEWINKEL reunion is scheduled at 11 a.m. today at Albert Kypher Lodge, Clear Springs. Bring vegetable or dessert and items for auction. Call 303-4140 for information. THE PILOT CLUB OF CANYON LAKE meets the first Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at Tye Preston Memorial Library. Call 964-3715 for information. SMOKE-FREE BINGO takes place at 7:15 p.m. for early birds and 7:30 for regular games Monday at the Knights of Columbus Hall. HAND IN HAND is scheduled Mondays from 10:45 a.m. to noon through May 12 (excluding Monday holidays) at the Children’s Museum in New Braunfels. Call (830) 620-0930 for information. THE LOW-IMPACT DANCE AEROBICS CLASS takes place at 8:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Seele Parish House. The class consists of a cardiovascular workout, strength training with light weights, stretching and relaxation. For information, call 625-9295. THE COMAL COUNTY GENEALOGY SOCIETY meets at 7 p.m. Monday at the New Braunfels Library, 700 E. Common Street. Lynn Thompson will demonstrate using the Internet in researching genealogy. Guests are welcome. Call (830) 606-0740 for information. THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES AUXILIARY NO. 2999 Past Presidents Club meets at 6 p.m. Monday at Pat’s Place. Marsha Kiesling is hostess. THE COMAL COUNTY AGGIE MOMS meet at 7 p.m., Monday at the county Extension office, 132 S. Water Lane. Election of officers will be conducted. A boutique workshop will follow. Yoi Jon’t need to be able to sew to participate. Call 629-0539 for information. THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM in New Braunfels hosts a Family Fun Learning Night from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Weather- ACCU Weather.com forecast tor daytime conditions, high/low temperatures    ►Today’s forecast TODAY Mostly cloudy Highs upper 60s Rain: None NE winds 10 to 15 ►Extended outlook Monday. Cost is $5 for museum members, $7 for nonmembers. Learn to make kites at the museum programming room, 386 W. San Antonio. Call 620-0939 for information. PROJECT GRADUATION — CANYON HIGH SCHOOL meets at 7 p.m. Monday in Room 54 of the high school. Help is needed with the Sundance Golf Tournament fund-raiser. Call 608-9215 for information. ►Heads up TUESDAY KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FOURTH DEGREE ASSEMBLY 1791 meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Call 625-7004 for information. WEDNESDAY THE COMAL COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW is from 7:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Civic Center, 390 S. Seguin in New Braunfels. Featured artists are Kayleen Walker, Artie Morris and Bobby Eatherton. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cover is $4. Barbecue dinners and sandwiches are available. Profits benefit the senior center. Call 606-4547 for information. FOUR SEASONS GARDEN CLUB hosts “A Spring Flower Show” from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Oak Tree Assisted Living. Student members of the Garden Club of Seele Elementary will display plants they have grown. Residents will display horticultural items they have done. The public is invited. Call 625-0435 for information. SKAT TOURNAMENT is at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Sportsman’s Club. The winners from the March 5 tournament held are as follows: Bob Maxwell, Kent Michaels, Chester Boenig, Wesley Smithers, Russell Krueger, James Stolte, Bernie Krebsbach and Jim Leissner. THURSDAY EAGLES AUXILIARY NO. 2999 conducts an ongoing quilting session from 8:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the hail. The local HOME ECONOMIST CHAPTER of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences meets at 11:30 am. Thursday at Casarita Restaurant, 2895 Thousand Oaks. For information call 655-7301, or 325-8051. CIBOLO NATURE CENTER groundbreaking ceremony has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday at the Center. Celebration kicks off construction of new education facility. Call (830) 249-4616. Digest TONIGHT Mostly cloudy Lows mid 50s Rain: Slight chance East winds 10 mph ►Water flows Edwards Aquifer 693.2 ft. Comal River 433 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 778 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 3,500 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 909.96 ft. above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water 6.193 million gallons Well water 0.297 million gallons Via Associated Press Monday. Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of drizzle or light rain. Highs near 70. Chance of precipitation 20 percent. Monday night. 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