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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 29, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS THURSDAY May 29 2003 Z 12 pngcs in 2 sections EITUNG Vol 152 No 168 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Casteel is Republican Freshman of the Year CASTEEL FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Carter Caateel with just a few months under her belt representing New Braunfels and Comal County in the 78th Texas Legislature was hon ored by her peers as Republican Freshman Member of the Year Wednesday From 27 Republican freshmen rep resentatives House members voted Casteel the winner The award was announced And the Republican is that wonderful lady from New Which I thought was very Casteel said She said she was pleased honored and surprised We have a wonderful freshman claws of Casteel said Out of all the Republican freshmen Im honored that the House chose mo 1 love being called the Freshman of tho Your at my She said friendships and performance were the reasons she was chosen Its really about relationships up Casteol said Rep John Mabry DWnco was elect ed the Democrat Freshmen of the Ycm out of Democratic representatives I am proud of all our Speaker of tho House Tom Crnddick R Midland said in a news release The freshman class has represented this House their districts and our state in a remarkable The 77th Legislatures winners Rep Charlie Geren RFort Worth and Rep Troy MartinezFisher DSan Antonio presided over tho secretbal lot election The Knight Life at Comal Day DAVID Above Dame Amber aka Amber Lehman catches ropes on her lance while performing for students during Comal Day at Comal Elementary Wednesday The school uses the Knight Life Character Education Program to teach life skills character traits and self esteem Right Firstgraders at Comal Elementary cheer on jousting knights during Comal The performers are part of The Knights of the Guild educational program Pair of ordinances target behavior in citys parks rivers BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer New BraunfblH City Coun cil hopes two proposed ordi nances will make crowds in the parks and on tho rivers easier Council unanimously approved lhe first readings of an ordinance that would limit cruising in some city park ureas and one that would give park rangers authority to ticket people for minor violations New Braunfels Police Chief Russell Johnson said the two ordinances would supple ment police efforts in parks and on rivers Tho cruising ordinance slaps a fine on anyone who drives past a specific point more than twice in any twohour period between 7 In other action At Its regular Tuesday New Braunfele City Council also Reelected District 5 Councilman Lee Rodriguez Mayor Pro Tern and Approved the 2003 annexation calendar The annexation process will begin In June with public hearings Council will con duct three readings In August and annexation should be completed by September and weekdays and between midnight and Saturdays arid Sundays See CISD trustees try to keep music art alive BY SEAN BOWLIN Staff Writer Comal Independent Bchool District trustees Thursday will examine exactly how to keep art music and other enhancement courses avail able in all its schools for the year The meeting will be held at J in the district con ference room at the CIS Administration Building Business m We havent proposed any said Dora CISD board of trustees pres ident Tho mooting will attempt to examine where the district w where it wants to be and changes board members would like to Trustees will discuss using teacher units certified professionals or paraprofes sionals who split their days between various campuses The unit concept may not be ideal said But its what we have right now and were going have to work with said The unit concept was ini tially controversial Jonxa ICH said Before it was I need a toucher ul this is an attempt to balance said said every ele mentary school will have art or music courses next year Principals will decide See County seeks public input on sex business regulations BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County confirms aionertt will listen to from the public about how to regulate sexually oriented At a glance I WHAT Pubflc tearing on The meeting is the second in a series of public hearinga District Attorney Dib Waldrip will help him and County Counael Geoff Barr draft a new order to regulate the including adult and trip A committee appointed by the tiourt been study ing the ww tot weekw after legal wrangling with an adult novelty ehop A Flower Moundbayed firm AVE constructed an adult booJwtore at Inter state 35 and York Creek Bee REGULATIONS INSIDE 5A Abby Classifieds Cornice 2B 2B Forum JA Movies 5A Obituaries 3A Sports Today 2A TV Grid 3B Key Code 78 Drivethrough County Line extended New Braunfels City Councilman Larry Alexander and Mayor Adam Cork drive through the caution tape put up for Wednesdays ceremonious opening of the County Une Road extension The road extends a quatermile front Walnut Avenue to Farmto Market Road 1044 f
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