Saturday, June 7, 2003

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 7, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas HERALDZEITUNO Saturday June World Briefly Pentagon had no reliable evidence of Iraqi weapons WASHINGTON AP The Pentagons intelligence agency had no hard evidence of Iraqi chemical weapons last fall but believed Iraq had a program in place to produce them the agencys chief said Friday The assessment suggests a higher degree of uncertainty about the imme diacy of an Iraqi threat at least with regard to one portion of its banned weapons programs than the Bush administration indicated i publicly in building its case for dis arming Iraq with force if necessary Two months after the major fighting in Iraq ended the United States has yet to find any chemical biological or nuclear weapons although it did find two trailers it judged to be mobile lab oratories for producing bioweapons Unemployment rate rises to a nineyear high WASHINGTON AP nations unemployment rate climbed to a nineyear high of percent in May but a slowing in the rate of job losses raised hopes that the weak economy is starting to recharge Still it could be months before com panics start hiring again Businesses cut just jobs last month following a revision in April in which no jobs were lost the Labor Department reported Friday The annual revisions made to bet ter reflect actual economy conditions showed that job losses this year were not nearly as steep as initially reported Hamas cuts off truce talks jeopardizing peace plan GAZA CITY Gaza Strip AP Hamas quit talks Friday on halting antiIsraeli attacks a decision that jeopardizes the peace plan But Palestinian officials insisted a truce was still possible and pushed ahead with plans to get illegal guns off the streets including a weapons buyback As part of the road map to Palestinian statehood the Palestinians have to disarm and dis mantle militant groups that have killed hundreds of Israelis in shoot ings and bombings in 32 months of fighting Court says cell phone users can keep numbers WASHINGTON AP Cell phone users should be allowed to keep their when they switch to new providers a federal court ruled Friday rejecting an appeal by wireless Companies Consumer advocates say not hav ing that option is one of the biggest barriers preventing more wireless from switching in search of better service and prices The Communications Commission is requiring wireless I carriers to provide number portabil ity by Nov 24 Texas Lotto SATURDAY million WEDNESDAY Contact Us HERALDZEITUNG 707 Landa New Braunfels TX 78130 830 6259144 ax B30 6251224 Doug Toney Editor and Publisher Ext 201 Gary E Maltland Managing Editor Ext 220 Heather Grant Business Manager Ext 202 Lisa Schreler Composing Manager 1 Ext 205 Henry Coello Commercial I Systems 6255232 Arnold Wiggins Production Manager 830 6255232 Craig Pauling Circulation Manager Ext 228 t Courtney Abemathy Advertising Manager Ext 208 for classified advertising call 6259144 ext 215 Tor 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 TODAY Contact Features Editor Brian Grant ext 222 Community Events Happy birthday to Stephanie Bascon Marica Stewart Janle Moreno Mark Guerrero Katrlna Reyes Chavela Sanchez and Juan G Martinez June Happy anniversary to Mike and Sharon Camett 23 years To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Klubs and Events GUADALUPE VALLEY AMER ICAN LEGION POST 35 con ducts smokefree bingo every Saturday afternoon at the Post Home 4210 FM 482 Old Solms Early bird begins at and regular bingo at 2 For information call 6255535 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at daily and at noon every day except Saturday at the 24hour club at 1142 Eikel HONEY CREEK MORNING GUIDED PARK TOURS at 9 each Saturday Meet at the Rust House inside park wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather For information call 210 5206412 or 830 438 2656 ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at noon and 8 Mondays through Saturdays and 11 and 8 Sundays at the 24hour Club 1142 Eikel St All meetings are open Call 6250057 for informa tion LANDA STREET MARKET DAY is scheduled today at 655 Landa St Contact the Comal County Senior Citizens Center at 6064547 for information CHART YOUR a workshop for collegebound freshmen sophomores or juniors in high school takes place from 9 to 3 today at Honors Hall sponsored by Edplanning Inc Cost is lunch included For infor mation call 6262262 NEW BRAUNFELS HIGH SCHOOL 1993 graduating class conducts its 10year reunion today Call Brandi at 6242650 or log onto for information BLOOD DRIVE conducted by the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is scheduled from to today and from to 1 Sunday at Sts Peter and Paul Catholic Church in the family room Call Donna Tatsch at 8002925534 ext 1547 THE ANNUAL VEGETABLE FRUIT AND FLOWER SHOW sponsored by the Mens Garden Club is scheduled beginning at 9 today at New Braunfels Utilities on the Plaza Awards will be given starting at 11 For information call Charles Chadwell at 6254860 Photo submitted Using her guitar Catherine Gray teaches songs to Bible Story Hour participants The next Bible Story Hour takes place at Saturday at the New Braunfels Public Library and features Daniel in the Lions Children from age 3 through the second grade and their parents are invited to this activity sponsored by the First Church of Christ Scientist The hour includes nondenominational storytelling and correlated music and art activities For information call 6205300 Meads up SUNDAY HERMANN SONS ALBERT KYPFER LODGE June meeting and picnic will be at noon Sunday A Flag Day ceremony will take place and members will honor Fathers Day The meal will be catered Members are asked to bring a dessert Guests are welcome and donations are accepted THE DOWDY SCHOOL reunion is scheduled at Sunday at the Seguin City Market north of TLU off Texas 46 Bring a dessert Call 3035521 MONDAY THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES AUXILiARYlilO 2999 Past Presidents Club meets at 6 Monday at Mamacitas Restaurant THE ANNUAL CREATIVE CLAY WORKSHOP sponsored by McKenna Childrens Museum will be from 10 to 2 Monday at Buck Pottery Cost is for museum mem bers and for nonmembers Call 6200939 HISTORY DETECTIVES sum mer camp sponsored by The Sophienburg Museum is scheduled from 9 to 11 30 for first through third grades and from 1 to for fourth through sixth grades Monday through Thursday Call 6291572 for information and reservations ADULTS MOLESTED AS CHILDREN THERAPEUTIC SUPPORT GROUP meets from to beginning Monday for eight consecutive weeks at the Comal County Womens Center Free individual counseling is also available Call 620HELP or 18004348013 TUESDAY THE COMAL COUNTY GENEALOGY SOCIETY takes a field trip Tuesday to see the Comal County courthouse and various monuments Meet at at the Faust Street Bridge Bring a sack lunch and bottled water For information call 6253075 THE SOPHIENBURG field trip to Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum is scheduled at 9 June 17 Cost is per person RSVP by Tuesday to Space is limited to first 45 WEDNESDAY COMAL COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW sponsored by the Comal County Senior Citizens Center is scheduled from to 10 Wednesday at the Civic Center 390 S Seguin Ave Doors open at 6 Cover is Dinner and sandwiches available Featured artists are Rajah Kahn Ribeiro Ricky Turpin and Carlene Walker Call 6064547 for information THE NEW BRAUNFELS CONSERVATION Knife and Forke celebrates Here Comes the Bride Thursday with bridal luncheon fare at Forke Store at Conservation Plaza For information and reser vations call 6292943 THE COMAL COUNTY CLUB sponsors a Fish Fry at 6 Friday at the American Legion Post 35 in Solms 4210 FM 482 Cost is for adults children younger than 10 Incoming fresh men and scholarship recipients will be recognized A silent auction is scheduled with proceeds to ben efit the scholarship fund Call 907 2151 to RSVP or for information JUNE 16 YOUTH THEATRE CAMP is scheduled at the Brauntex Theatre June 1621 with mance at June 21 Cost is per child ages 8 to 15 years Contact Kortnee Lamarre at 6090710 for information THE CIRCUS sponsored by the Comal Cpunty Sheriffs Possee is scheduled at June 16 at the Sheriffs Posse Arena and features trained ani mals aerialists jugglers ele phants clowns and more Tickets available at box office LIGHTHOUSE FOR CHILDREN and representatives from area churches will visit local homes in an effort to recruit foster parents and will visit businesses to compile a coupon directory for area foster families These initia tives are called the Purple Pages and Light Card pro grams respectively For informa tion call 830 3031260 Weather Saturday June 7 forecast tor daytime conditions Hodays forecast Digest Wichita El Aurtln San Antonio Sunny Pt Cloudy Cloudy Showers Tstorms Rain Flurries Snow Ice TONIGHT Partly cloudy Lows lower 70s Rain 20 percent Light variable winds Va Associated Ptess TODAY Partly cloudy Highs around 90 Rain 20 percent Light variable winds outlook Sunday Mostly cloudy A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Highs in the upper 80s Monday Partly cloudy Slight chance of showers and thun derstorms Lows in the lower 70s Highs in the mid 90s Tuesday Partly cloudy Lows in the mid 70s Highs in the mid 90s Wednesday Partly cloudy Lows in the mid 70s Highs in the mid 90s Thursday Partly cloudy Lows in the mid 70s Highs in the mid 90s Water flows Edwards Aquifer ft Comal River 367 cfs Canyon Dam Inflow 282 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 227 cfs Canyon Dam lake level ft above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons counts Provided courtesy of Dr Frank Hampel Arrests Law enforcement officers in Comal County charged the following between June 5 and June 6 Irma I Arguello 46 Universal City criminal trespass in habitatiorvsuperfund site Ruben Canizales 26 New Braunfels failure to appear speeding 67 mph in a 55 mph zone Kimbertey A Davis 35 Austin theft by check between and Lisa R Harris 33 Spring Branch speeding failure to appear Anthony J Hernandez 19 New Braunfels assault causing bodily injury to family member Angelica G Lopez 45 Canyon Lake theft by check between and Barren E McKnight 33 Seguin com to revoke causing bodily injury to family member Jacinto R Mulato 29 San Antonio public intoxication Frank J Ortiz 34 New Braunfels fail ure to control speed failure to maintain financial responsibility Jorge I Rabies 17 New Braunfels burglary of vehicle Janet C Steen 47 Canyon Lake dri ving while intoxicated second offense Douglas W Story 28 New Braunfels possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance penalty group Jeffrey W Stuman 38 San Antonio driving while intoxicated second offense driving while license suspended Jennifer S Wldener 25 San Marcos driving while intoxicated second offense