New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 11, 2003, Page 24

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 11, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 8A HERALDZEITUNG Friday April 1A is rented out or used for oth er purposes A mobile home even on leased land also qualifies for the exemption 1 Once the applicant is approved for an exemption the exemption sticks unless something changes with the property Homeowners do not have to apply each year If nothing changes to your property the exemption will Koehler said Improvements made after the homestead value is assessed other than normal maintenance or repair might affect the exemption Homeowners should noti fy the chief appraiser when they no longer qualify for the general over 65 or disabled homestead exemptions A 50 percent penalty is added to delinquent home taxes if homeowners fail to notify the appraisal district and receive homestead exemptions to which they are not entitled Koehler said the appraisal district is seeing a lot of appli cations since they have set a due date of April 30 But the flexible time period to accept applications is between Jan Exemptions Partial tax exemptions avail able in Coma Appraisal District COMAL COUNTY homestead exemption plus roads and flood control Over 65 not disabled percent plus for coun ty and FarmtoMarket roads and flood control CITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS Homestead percent homestead exemption Over 65 or disabled percent plus CITY OF SELMA Homestead none Over 65 CITY OF BULVERDE Homestead none Over 65 COMAL ISO Homestead percent 1 and May 31 And appli cants can submit applications late with no penalty We take applications all Koehler said He said there is no limit to the number or dollar amount homestead exempflon plus general homestead Over 65 or disabled 20 percent optional plus general homestead plus NEW BRAUNFELS ISO gen eral homestead Over general plus mandated plus optional YORK CREEK Homestead homestead exemption Over 65 or disabled plus REBECCA CREEK Homestead Over 65 20 percent exemption or whichever Is greater Information courtesy of the Appraisal District of exemptions the appraisal district can give Homeowners are encour aged to call the appraisal dis trict at 830 6258597 for information or come by the office at 178 E Mill St 1A days later Shipley got the word she had been accepted They said We like you youre Shipley said she didnt feel any chemistry on her first date It was the second group date with The Andrew when she realized he wasnt for her Even though he was he wasnt her specific type she said Thursday And she said he was nervous around her But I didnt want to make a rash decision I wanted to wait and give him a chance But I knew at my Lakers game that it just wasnt going to work out I just was nt enjoying his company I was just having a lot more fun with Elizabeth and Amy He just wasnt for she said The night Andrew picked semifinalists by handing out roses it wasnt surprising to Shipley that she didnt get a rose But the best part of the experience had already hap pened Shipley a huge bas ketball fan had seen the Lakers I was happy I got my Lakers game I can go home now It was the cherry on top of the ice she said The rest of the experience was like ice cream pretty good Shipley said I had a good time The restof the girls were all Shipley said Shipley said the toughest thing about the experience was waking up with a cam era in your face and having it follow you around all day frdm getting milk out of fcltkfridge tor doing your hair That took a little bit of getting use to If you can handle that have at it Its a growth experience 1A Johnson Wildflower Center is starting to go to yellows and reds with Drummond phlox red and Mexican hats starting to appear on roadsides next to bluebon nets and Indian paintbrush communications specialist Anne Tiedt said Directions to the Wild flower Center are as follows Take 135 north to Exit 227 Slaughter Take that to Loop 1 Mopac Express then head south on Loop 1 Hang a left on LaCrosse Ave and the wild flower center is at 4801 LaCrosse Ave Locally there are plenty of places to see wildflowers In New Braunfels along Loop 337 there are small fields of bluebonnets from I 35 on the south side to the north side of 135 In Hays County from the Blanco River to Kyle along 135 there are patches of Indian paintbrush coming up In Gillespie County Farm toMarket Road 965 has reports of bluebonnets from Fredericksburg to State Highway 16 But some reports indicate the best fields of bluebonnets can be found along State Highway 156 in Llano County to the Enchanted Rock State Nat ural Area WestPoint Stevens FACTORY OUTLET Americas Favorite Brands Americas Largest Selection of Bed Bath Linens Much More Air STORE OFF PURCHASE ther ollei ui diieuun TOWELS SHEET SETS COMFORTERS PILLOWS KITCHEN Fort Worth Dallas NEW BRAUNFELS MARKETPLACE Expires Coupon New Braunfels Marketplace 651 Business Loop IH 35 North 8306255289 And its something J can add to my Shipley will go to May 2 tb film a reunion episode Carla said the experience was good for her daughter in several ways Rachels got an adventur ous spirit anyway and meet ing 24 interesting women from around the great interesting people with great backgrounds was good for her And she got a chance to see reality TV from behind the scenes after interning with NBC for five andahalf months It was kind of Carla said Plus Carla said anytime a person extends himself or herself by taking a calculat ed risk it makes you a better person And thats what Rachel did If you stay safe you dont her mother said ;

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