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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 28, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 2A HERALDZEITUNG Friday March f t 4 Worid Briefly Agency urges screening passengers for SARS UNDATED AP flying out of a handfiil of cities hit hard by a mystery disease should question pas sengers at checkin desks for signs of sickness a global health agency said Thursday In its first warning that suggests the disease can be spread on airplanes the World Health Organization said pas sengers with flulike symptoms or who may have been exposed to severe acute respiratory syndrome SARS should not be allowed to fly If the passengers are sick health workers will be recommending to the airline that they not board the said Dr David Heymann WHOs infec tious diseases chief The WHO advice it can only make recommendations to governments is directed at flights leaving cities where the disease is spreading locally Toronto Singapore Hanoi Vietnam Hong Kong Taiwan Beijing Shanghai and the Chinese province of Guangdong where the earliest cases of SARS occurred The United States has 51 suspected cases said Dr Julie Gerberding head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention House approves Amber Alert package WASHINGTON AP The House joined the Senate Thursday in approv ing money for a nationwide child kid napping Amber Alert system but a dispute over the Houses addition of other provisions for sex offenses could delay the systems implementation The GOPcontroUed House pushed through a package of child protection measures by an overwhelming vote of 41014 including Amber and Code Adam alerts designed to quickly stop kidnappers a ban on computersimu lated child pornography and new puni tive measures for sex offenses The legislation not only gets the word out after a also takes strong steps to keep them from happening in the first said House Judiciary Committee Chairman James Sensenbrenner RWis Amber alerts are named after Amber Hagennan a 9yearold girl abducted in Arlington Texas and later found murdered Bulletins are distributed quickly through radio and television broadcasts and electronic highway signs about kidnapped children and their abductors Texas Lotto SATURDAY 111324252737 WEDNESDAY million Contact Us HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa New Braunfels TX 78130 830 6259144 fax 830 6251224 Doug Toney Editor and Publisher Ext 201 doug.toney@heraldzeitung.com Gary E Maltland Managing Editor Ext 220 gmaitland@heraldzeitung.com Heather Grant Business Manager Ext 202 hgrant@heraldzeitung.com Lisa Schreler Composing Manager Ext 205 lschreier@heraldzeitung.com Henry Coelto Commercial Systems 6255232 hcoello@heraldzeitung.com Arnold Wiggins Production Manager 830 6255232 awiggins@heraldzeitung.com Courtney Abernathy Advertising Manager Ext 208 cabemathy@heraldzeitung.com For classified advertising call 6259144 ext 215 For display advertising call 6259144 ext 208 For obituaries wedding engagement and anniversary announcements call 6259144 ext 213 For missed or late newspapers call 6259144 ext 229 Contact Features Editor Brian Grant 6269144 ext 222 Community Events Happy Birthday to Sammy Anderson 16 Michael Rodriguez 40 Maty Jenschte Tony Armondl Christopher TUch 19 years March 27 and Nicole Watts 19 years March Happy Anniversary to Charles and Juanrta Harrell To have a birthday or anniversary listed here call 6259144 NEWBRAUNFELSISD Memorial Primary Kite Day Lamar Primary firstgrade kite day and grandfriends picnic at Comal County Fairgrounds 11 Monoceras tryouts gym 3 OakRun Sixth Grade Center Student Council lockin 5 to 10 OakRun Sixth Grade Center open house talent show PTA meeting to follow COMAL ISO RCES Donuts for Dads CHSAFJROTCatUSS Lexington CHS softball vs New Braunfels Klubs and Events THE LOWIMPACT DANCE AEROBICS CLASS takes place at am 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 6259295 KAFFEE KLA73CH bereave ment support group meets from 10 to am every Friday For information call 6257500 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at daily and at noon every day except Saturday at the 24hour club at 1142 Eikel COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS at 300 Laurel Lane hosts lunch for those 60 years Ihttbfder in the Laurel Plaza Community Room from to noon Monday through Friday Suggested dona tion is Call Rita at 6291751 to make reservations 24 hours in K JESSIE Schlitterbahn employees get a sneak peak at two Travel Channel shows featuring the waterpark resort Americas Best which picked Schlitterbahn as Americas number one waterpark reairs at 2 Saturday A new show Fantasy features Schlitterbahn along with four other theme parks including Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio It premiers at 7 Friday Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort in New Braunfels opens for the 2003 season April 26 For information call 830 6252351 or see the parks Web site at advance Free transportation to site to eat A FREE DIABETES QHECK is sponsored by the New Braunfels Noon Lions Club from 1 to 4 today at the Holy Family Catholic Church Hall conducted by McKenna Memorial Hospital Staff Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the Call 6292021 for information KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CHARITY FISH FRY is scheduled from 5 to today Knights of Columbus Hall 111 Landa St Tickets are at the door Proceeds benefits various chari ties supported by the Knights COMAL ELEMENTARY SPAGHETTI DINNER and silent auction will be conducted today from 6 to 9 Call 2212250 for information Up THE NBHS CHEERLEADERS sponsor a cheer clinic for stu dents in grades kindergarten through sixth from 8 to Saturday at the NBHS gym The entry fee includes refresh ments a Tshirt and a participa tion certificate ACADEMIC YEAR IN THE USA invites local familes to host exchange students To learn more about hosting or studying abroad call AYUSA at 188855 AYUSA or local representative Whitney Cole at 6060002 GARTENFEST a fundraiser for the New Braunfels Conser vation Society takes place from 9 to 3 Saturday at Con servation Plaza 1300 Church Hill Drive Admission to Conservation Plaza is free Three guest speak ers will present seminars Tickets are per workshop and include tours of local gardens There will be handson activities for chil dren For information call 629 2943 THE CANYON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2003 sponsors a Project Graduation golf tourna ment Saturday at Sundance Golf Course Entry fee is per per son Call Ed Thompson at 629 9171 for information GARDENING VOLUNTEERS OF SOUTH TEXAS participates in the Fifth Saturday Celebration downtown New Braunfels from 10 to 3 at the Mail Boxes 301 Main Plaza assembling rain barrels at 11 and 1 Gardening books and plants will be for sale Call 210 5229220 KITE FESTIVAL sponsored by the City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department Is scheduled from 10 to 4 April 5 at Prince Solms Park This free program is open to everyone Children younger than 10 must be accompanied by an adult Fly yourownktteormakeonefor rWlftfOrmatten call 630 EASTER EGG HUNT spon sored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department and the New Braunfels Evening Rotary Club begins at 11 April 12 at the Wildlife Viewing Area The hunt is open for children up to 10 years old The Easter Bunny will pose for pictures Call 6082167 for information TEXAS LIONS CAMP Poker Run is scheduled for Saturday beginning in Kerrville on the cam pus of the Texas Lions Camp 4100 San Antonio Highway at 9 and ending at The Dam Red Bam near Canyon Lake Dam Field events start at 5 and the auction at Call 210 3444792 for information ST JUDES RANCH FOR CHILDREN conducts an open house from 11 to 4 Saturday with tours and refresh ments located onehalf mile east of Smithson Valley High School off Texas 46 east follow signs to 1400 Ridge Call 830 8857494 for information THE CANYON HIGH SCHOOL AIR FORCE JROTC conducts the Annual Booster Club Rummage Sale from to 3 Saturday at the Canyon High School Cafeteria Shop for bargains on furniture books clothing toys jewelry and more THE ANNUAL CHARITY CAT SHOW sponsored by the Mission City Cat Club of San Antonio is scheduled from 9 am to 5 April 5 and 6 at the New Braunfels Civic Center 320 S Seguin Ave Proceeds will go to help The Seguin Animal Shelter and the Schertz Humane Society Call 830 5104025 or 210 6740751 for information Weather Digest Friday March 28 forecast for daytime conditions temperatures forecast TODAY TONIGHT Mostly cloudy Mostly cloudy Highs mid 60s Lows lower 40s Rain none Rain 20 percent N winds 25 mph NE wind 25 mph outlook Saturday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of morning showers Highs in the upper 50s Sunday Mostly clear Lows near 40 Highs in the lower 70s Monday Mostly clear Lows in the mid 40s Highs in the upper 70s Tuesday Mostly clear Lows in the mid 50s Highs in the upper 70s Wednesday Partly cloudy Lows in the mid 50s Highs near 80 a Associated Press Arrests Water flows Edwards Aquifer ft Comal River 421 cfs Canyon Dam Inflow 644 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 200 cfs Canyon Dam lake level ft above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons Pollen counts Molds Oak Hackberry Mulberry Sycamore Ash Mountain Cedar Provided courtesy of Dr Frank Hampel Law enforcement officers in Comal County charged the following between March 26 and March 27 Daniel J Baker 17 Seguin failure to maintain financial responsibility violation of drivers license restriction B Saul Gil 17 San Antonio no dri vers license failure to maintain financial responsibility expired license plates mls ues of dealers plates Jushuwa V Katz 25 Bulverde aggra vated assault causing serious bodily injury Arthur Perez 30 New Braunfels assault causing bodily injury to a family member Carteton L Rethertord 93 Canyon Lake driving while intoxicated second offense Ricardo TorresMartinaz New Braunfels failure to maintain financial responsibility no drivers license Ellas Valenzuela II 22 New Braunfels possession of less than 2 ounces of mari juana Nicole C Ward 21 San Antonio pos session of less than 2 ounces of marijua na BUY Now SAVE Mwm MILE OIL 8 FILER CHANGE UNLIMITED 2002 FOCUS 4 DR LX i34U VALUt 2OO3 MUSTANG 2OO i lAlWUS 4UK St 2003 CROWN VICTORIA I tiUNIU   

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