Tuesday, May 27, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 27, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page2A May TODAY Contact Features Editor Brian Grant 6259144 ext 222 Smithson Valley High School Class of 2003 Smithson Valley High School 2003 commencement takes place Sunday at 3 in the Strahan Coliseum at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos There are 454 graduates from SVHS this year The class valedictorian is Jessica Campros and Chase Zachary is the salutatorian Also graduating in the top 10 this year are Cristal Lindell Victoria Frazier Amber Bantz Andrea OConnor Linn Aubrey Dillard Denise Kellar Dwyatt Jackson and Brandon Cummings World Briefly Plane with 74 people crashes in Turkey ANKARA Turkey AP Ukrainian airplane crashed and exploded Monday while trying to refuel in Turkey killing all 74 people aboard mostly Spanish peacekeepers returning home after serving in Afghanistan The plane was flying from Kyrgy zstan to Spain with a refueling stop in the Black Sea port of Trabzon The Russianmade airplane hit a mountain slope near the town of Macka 30 miles south of Trabzon according to Turkish officials who spoke on condition of anonymity The airplane carried 62 passengers and 12 crew members the Turkish officials said The dead on the plane included 41 army soldiers and 21 air force personnel the Spanish Defense Ministry said Bush honors soldiers in Afghanistan Iraq WASHINGTON AP President Bush marked Memorial Day with a wreathlaying at Arlington National Cemetery paying special tribute to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq Bush and his wife Laura returned from a long weekend at their home in Crawford Texas on Sunday to pre pare for Mondays holiday observance that included a White House recep tion for military families They also honored fallen soldiers at Arlingtons Tomb of the Unknowns and Bush gave a speech on the troops sacrifices Bush gave a special salute to the men and women in our nations armed forces who are working with our coalition partners to restore civil order provide critical humanitarian aid and renew Afghanistan and Texas Lotto SATURDAY million 0513192338 32 BB WEDNESDAY million 0412203241 26 BB 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 Maitland 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 Coello Commercial Systems 6255232 hcoello@heraldzeitung.com Arnold Wiggins Production Manager 830 6255232 a Wiggins Craig Pauling Circulation Manager Ext 228 cpauling@heraldzeitung.com Courtney Abernathy Advertising Manager Ext 208 cabernathy@heraldzeitung.com For classifiedadvertising 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 625 9144 ext 229 Community Events Happy Birthday to Julia Spence 13 years and Todd Granzfn To have a birthday or anniversary listed here call 6259144 Schools NEW BRAUNFELS ISO Lone Star Elementary Campus Improvement Council Carl Schurz Elementary grades K2 awards ceremony cafeteria Seele Elementary fourth grade awards ceremony am Memorial Primary first graders visit Memorial Elementary Seele Elementary thirdgrade awards ceremony NBHS Campus Improvement Council 3 COMAL ISO CPSF board meeting at GVTC Comal Leadership Institute graduation 7 QED graduation Klubs and Events COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS at 300 Laurel Lane hosts lunch for those 60 years and older in the Laurel Plaza Community Room am to noon today Suggested dona tion is Call 6291751 to make reservations 24 hours in advance Free transportation to site THE NEW BRAUNFELS ROTARY CLUB EVENING meets at today at the New Braunfels Smoke House THE NEW BRAUNFELS TOAST MASTERS meets from 7 to today at the Summit Center 2405 Interstate 35 S For informa tion call 625 2217 THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY Comal County Unit Road to Recovery volunteer driver program is available to transport patients to treatments If you are a patient and need transportation call us to make arrangements for this free service For information call Vivian Nuhn at 6253244 THE NEW BRAUNFELS BREAKFAST LIONS meets at 7 today at the New Braunfels Smokehouse Potential members and visiting Lions are welcome Call 6294503 for information THE NEW BRAUNFELS BOOK REVIEW CLUB meets at am today at the Comal Senior Citizen Center Dr Peter Olsen will review a book of his choosing at 10 am Guests and new members are wel come Call 6207031 for information SUMMER LEADERSHIP COURSE conducted by the NBHS Marine Corps ROTC will be conduct ed from 8 am to 3 June 26 at the ROTC building Cost is per person Must register by 7 today in NBHS cafeteria Call Master Sgt Medrano at 6276115 to sign up and for information up WEDNESDAY GERMANIA BOWLING CLUB hosts the next skat tournament at 7 Wednesday in Zuehl All skat players are invited to attend The winners from the last tourna ment were Jim Leissner Henry Rusch Wesley Smithers Roger Reininger and Noland Koepp THE AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION Train to End Stroke campaign takes place from 5 to 9 Wednesday at Taco Cabana Food and drink receipts dropped into a fishbowl will be credited to Rosa Linda De La Cerdas fundraising efforts to attempt to walk in a marathon in Kono Hawaii COOKING WITH HERBS spon sored by the Sophienburg will be pre sented at Wednesday Marie Offerman will share ideas for and recipes using herbs Call 629 1572 for information and to make a reservation Education Outreach is a free community project THURSDAY A KONOS KARATS informa tional meeting about the home school program Konos takes place at 7 Thursday at 1140 Whitewater Road For information call MelRae Ambs 830 6430222 or email melrae@ambschem.com THE GUSTAV HOFFMANN CAMP of the Sons of Confederate Veterans holds its monthly meet ing from to Thursday at Christ Presbyterian Church 1620 E Common St Descendants of Col Hoffmann Mike Henning and Bill Hoffmann present o program on their ances tors For information call 830 9052396 EAGLES AUXILIARY NUMBER 2999 will conduct a quilting ses sion from to Thursday at the hall A BLOOD DRIVE conducted by the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is scheduled from 9 am to 5 Thursday in the parking lot of McKenna Memorial Hospital 600 N Union in New Braunfels Call Tina Howard at 6069111 ext 3434 for information MAY 31 CANYON LAKE NOON LIONS CLUB hosts a free wine and cheese tasting event at 6 Saturday at the Canyon Lake Golf ClubCountry Club GOODTIME POLKAWALTZ CLUB is sponsoring a dance with music by Mark Halata and Texavia from 7 to 11 Saturday at Eagles Hall 257 E South St Guests are welcome Call 625 2265 for information THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY is sponsoring a genealogy open house from 10 am to 2 Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay Saints 206 Suncrest Circle in San Marcos JUNE 2 EAGLES AUXILIARY NO 2999 conducts an officers meeting at June 2 followed by a business meeting at 7 GERMAN LANGUAGE CAMP is scheduled daily from 9 am to noon June 23 at St Pauls Lutheran Church For children ages 612 Cost is per child Call for registration and information JUNES AMERICAN RED CROSS pre sents CPR Recertification from 1 to 5 June 5 Cost is Call the branch office at 6089876 for information or to sign up THE MENS GARDEN CLUB meets at 7 June 5 at the county Extension office 132 S Water Lane Bob Fitzsimmons will present a program on Ornamen tal Guests and prospec tive members welcome JUNES WALK OF MEMORIES per sonalized brick project for the main entrance of New Braunfels High School fundraiser orders must be in by June 6 Bricks with two engraved lines are with Weather Tuesday May 27 lorecasl lor daytime conditions forecast 2003 AccuWeather Inc Sunny Pi Cloudy Cloudy Showers Tstomw Rain Flumes Snow ice 3 lines are Approximately of each brick purchased will go to the NBHS library Contact Julie at 5603822 to order or stop by NBHS at 2551 N Loop 337 JUNE AMERICAN RED CROSS pre sents Sport Safety First Aid and CPR from to 5 June 7 Cost is Call the branch office at 6089876 for infor mation or to sign up NEW BRAUNFELS HIGH SCHOOL 1993 graduating class will conduct its 10year reunion June 7 Call Brandi at 6242650 or log onto for information LANDA STREET MARKET DAY is scheduled June 7 at 655 Landa St Contact the Comal County Senior Citizens Center at 6064547 for information JUNE 8 THE DOWDY SCHOOL reunion is scheduled at June 8 at the Seguin City Market north of TLU on Hwy 46 Bringa Call 3035521 for information JUNE 9 THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES AUXILIARY NO 2999 PAST PRESIDENTS CLUB meets at 6 June 9 at Mamacitas Restaurant Bemice Ebensberger and Evelyn Schwab will install new officers ANNUAL CREATIVE CLAY WORKSHOP sponsored by McKenna Childrens Museum is scheduled from 10 to 2 June 9 under the big oak tree at Buck Pottery in Gruene Cost is for museum members and for nonmembers Children of all ages will make their own creation Call 6200939 for information JUNE 10 THE COMAL COUNTY GENEALOGY SOCIETY takes a field trip June 10 to see the unknown and forgotten treasures of Comal County including the courthouse and various monu ments Meet at at the Faust Street Bridge Bring a sack lunch bottled water and wear com fortable shoes For information call Connie Krause at 6253075 AMERICAN RED CROSS pre sents Shelter Operations from 7 to 9 June 10 Call the branch office at 6089876 for information or to sign up TODAY Mostly cloudy Highs in upper 80s Rain 30 percent E winds near 10 mph Extended outlook TONIGHT Mostly cloudy Lows upper 60s Rain none E winds 10 mph Wednesday Partly cloudy Highs in the mid to upper 80s Thursday Partly cloudy Lows in the upper 60s High around 90 Friday Partly cloudy Lows around 70 Highs in the mid 90s Saturday Partly cloudy Lows around 70 Highs around 90 Sunday Partly cloudy Lows around 70 Highs around 90 Digest Water flows Edwards Aquifer ft Comal River 370 cfs Canyon Dam Inflow 204 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 300 cfs Canyon Dam lake level ft above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water not available Well water not available Pollen counts Grass Va Associated Press Provided courtesy of Frank Hampel