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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 15, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Lifestyle Officers on river patrol keep an eye Business 6 employees learn It pays to be good to their customers NEW BRAtMFELS Sports CHS golfer picked to play in Scholar Athlete SUNDAY June 15 2003 32 pages in 4 sections EITUNG Vol 152 No 1837 11 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 Double dose of pain U The pressure and futility of another failed effort is evident in the face of Sarah Roth right as they speak with Joe Krall and Joe Poiman of T f8 K Texas House of in Austin In the closing days of thejust Smple ed t th 9 hCT 6yeS me fore9roundmet various legislator about a research vote hat JUVENILE DIABETES WHAT Is IT In juvenile type 1 diabetes the most serious and most cpmplicated form of the disease a persons pancreas stops produc ing insulin the hormone that enables peo ple to get energy from food To survive people with juvenile dia betes must test their blood sugar four or five times a day by pricking their fingers for blood and then administer themselves insulin through multiple daily injections or like the Roth twins through the use of a continuous infusion insulin pump People with juvenile diabetes must constantly be prepared for potential hypoglycemic low blcKxJ sugar and hyper glycemic high blood sugar reactions which can be life The devastating longterm complica tions of diabetes are blindness heart attack kidney failure stroke amputations and nerve damage While usuallydiagnosed in childhood juvenile diabetes is also diagnosed in adults Disease takes innocence out of youthfulness BY SEAN BOWLIN Staff Writer Imagine poking your finger with a nee dle the first thing every morning to see if your blood sugar is too high Or having to poke your ringer immedi ately after you eat something Thats after every time you eat How about worrying about high blood sugar levels that could cause the eventual loss of an arm or a leg Welcome to the world of Sarah and Jen nifer Roth They have juvenile diabetes And they never get a day off from it When Sarah was first diagnosed with juvenile diabetes five years ago she was confused and scared She had no idea what juvenile diabetes was Now she knows Its painful and she K JESSIE The Roth twins order special wheat so they can bakebread that contains wheat germ which helps keep their immune systems full of Vitamin B NBISD nears choice for principal at high school BY SEAN BOWLIN Staff Writer A new principal for New Braunfels High School could be named Monday night New Braunfels Indepen dent School District trustees will consider approving the appointment of a replacement for retired principal Mike Fit sko during a special meeting Monday in the Eliot Knox Library of thje Educa tion Center at 430 West Mill St Its the culmination of the work of a committee com posed of high school teach ers high school parents and other district said spokesperson Stephanie Fer guson Ferguson said the district received more than 60 appli cations for the vacant princi pals job The committee nar rowed the list to three rec ommendations The three finalists were interviewed by NBISD Super intendent Ron Reaves and other assistant superinten dents Ferguson said the selectee will attend Mondays meet ing Storms continue to rumble through the Hill Country BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer Flash flood warnings are in effect until noon today as another storm system works its way across Texas bring ing rains and high winds with it Power outages caused by falling tree limbs wind and lightning kept New Braun fels Utilities dispatch busy during a heavy storm Friday night Trouble with lowwater crossings and vehicles slid ing off the road also were reported at the Comal Coun ty Sheriffs Office Although the sky looked clear blue and peaceful most of Saturday sporadic thun derstorms and rainfall con tinue to threaten the area New Braunfels and the See INSIDE Center of communitys attention BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer GARDEN Jay Feibel man told the crowd of 50 or so attending Saturdays opening ceremony that the building that bears his name was a good looking but more important it is paid for Lona Langthorp of Pokey Publishing has lived in Garden Ridge for 10 years Pokey has put together four telephone books for the city She has watched the number of entries in that phone directory increase from somewhere between 700 and 800 to entries She was at the ceremony for the new Jay F Feibelman Garden Ridge Commu nity Center in January As ahe looked over the square foot Call for rental infonnation if Ridge Community Center call structure she expressed a bit of amaze ment I can visualize that this is going to be a great thing for the people of Garden Langthorp said The center was built with the communi ty in mind For years Garden Ridge citizens bor A u n r n 1C JESSIE SUTEWHeraMZeitung rowed a facility used by the Bracken Sanders out praise for those in unteer Fire Department for events volved with the building of the new City of Garden Ridge When it was announced it woujd be sold Community Center Brittany and Wyalt Ackerman seated show c appPBdaHon in true style by clapping each See COMMUNITY othefsheacte instead of their hands y
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