Sunday, April 13, 2003

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 13, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Lifestyle Local car enthusiasts are revving up for their annual C Inside Week of Child celebration all about Sports Canyon loses a heartbreaker to Belton NEW BRAUNFELS SUNDAY April 13 2003 38 pages in 4 sections EITUNG Vol 152 No 129 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 K JESSIE Legendary musician Charlie Daniels reads from Disneys Storybook Collection to an audience of youngsters who gath ered Saturdayafternoon Daniels fromseveral different boeka and signedautographs for young and old alike Simple message from a Simple Man BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer To the young children sitting on a muroon rug before him the gruy bearded man in a wooden chair looked a lot like Santa Chum They Untuned politely oven intently IIH ho thumbed tdowly through tho pages of a childrens cluHHic HOUHH Green Eggs and AH he rend Imrlie Dun iols showed his young lis tonorn the drawings in the popular book To of the 15 children theoxcito niont wan the Htury ho WUH ahuring with thorn Not uo for the adults who gathered in tho back ground In their aiidst WUH a country music icon And unlike the children the adults could hardly con tain their enthusiasm AH Daniels settled in to read to the children tin word spread rapidly People coming out of the WalMart store on Walnut Ave could be hoard talking on their coll phones about tho crowd gathering in side 1 dont know what theyre doing but hes in there HOB reading to chil one woman said pushing a shopping curt out of the Hkre Hes hero but hes not playing a man said UH a crowd of about 40 adults gathered around See US troops Iraqi police join forces to try to thwart widespread looting Bv CALVIN WOODWARD Associated Preen Writer Joining fomn in u city of wlmttwrtnJ oruV und wl hjwtory and Iraqi police uro ttctting up to in wuvos of jolltid north to confront what wjuld bo Had HuMMtinn tait huiiioutw A wild firelight tmtjtide a Huhdttd twUsl Haturday and thrwat of looting spread They accepted the Burrender of Saddamu Himouini ncience advisor the first top offi cial of the Saddam wra taken into cus tody among 65 bo ing nought U Own Amer alSaadi likely to know about any Iraqi of HUMM djwtruution put Uuibtwi Iraq thioviH thi Iruij Natuauil or dMnjyirig urti 1iictH going buck pjre dwting f vtm Uaby lon n putting down arniwi in m of loot woj a rapidly growing mutat ed through Uagltdad and around the worlu Tliw itt Imuy a twadul umboum em iiu And itu all gone Uuiverbity At Nwwby httiil iu one Uubbing luxury INSIDE For ELECTION 2003 Dueling JL Campaign tactics of election support groups as different as candidates ideologies BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer The campaign tactics of members of the Political Action Committees involved in the May 3 municipal election are as dif ferent the opposing ideologies LOHH than three weeks before voters head to the polls the debate between offi cials on opposite sides of the streets vs economic development imnie is heating up New Braunfels Mayor Adam Cork and District Councilwoman Debbie Flume have been using informational forums to debate the merits of Propositions 2 and H on the upcoming ballot But the dueling PACs formed to lend support for these election battles have taken different approaches to get their viewpoints out to voters Citizens for Community Improvements opposes the two propositions that would divert sales tax dollars from economic development to street repair for Now Braunfels First sup ports the propositions and the two incum bent candidates Flume and District I See Early voting begins Wednesday for school municipal elections A Voters Guide us presented by tho League ol Women Voters Pages 1011A Streets vs eco nomic development Its just not that sim ple An editorial Page OA INFORMATIONAL FORUMS Councilman Robert Kondrlck D 4 Monty i lorum at 7 Wednesday it the Landa Park Goll Course Clubhouse Councilman Larry Alexander D2 hosts a lorurn at 7 Wednesday at the Hivor Tree Activities Center BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer omul County Coordinator hiiinell llinojuwa said her office is set for early voting which beg i its Wednvw day Karly voting for tht City of New Hrauufcls und the onuij Independent School District see related story Iage 1A will uconducted simultane ously in the Comal County Courthouse The elections will be con ducted May i a Saturday The lining pal election was cancvllid this year hecaum the incuin benttt wenunopposed There are two council members and three UoiiHon the said Theyll be voting for ttiiincilmeniberM in Districts U and 4 and then city wide itn In New Hiaunlelw District 3 incumbent Councilwoman Debbie Flume haw a oneun urnrematch with titdc tHum Iofipiwl whom hihe deleated three yearn ago in a three way race District 1 intumbent Coun ciliuan Robert Kendnck in running uguiiwt challenger Vuienc Hull ion I uujvudp u HWC 4 tbw city code to ulbw Where to vote CITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS AND COMAL ISO early voting will be con ducted each weekday In Room 104 of the Comal County Courthouse between the hours of 8 am and S beginning Wednesday and ending April 29 except Friday which Is Founders Day You you also vote on Saturday April 26 from 9 to 2 CITY QF BULVERDE early voting will be conduct ed each weekday from B to 5 In Bulverde City Hall located in the Bulverde Marketplace at FM 1883 and US 281 Voting begins Wednesday and con tinuss until April 29 except for Good Friday April 19 when it will be conducted fforn 9 until noon uau ol Hutil Occupancy Tax money lot building a civic center in the downtxjwn area ul the city It would amend law created in i proposition that patiwtd une yeui ago that aljowed HOT tux tu be Utted it expuad the exiatuig civic cenUi liuility oa Stsguiji Avu itue would reduce VOIINU4A