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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 13, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Lifestyle Wedding trend makes ceremonies Business New local varying degrees of NEW BRAUNFELS Sports HERALD Local athlete makes it to Junior SUNDAY July 2003 28 in 4 sections 207 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 City set to tackle street projects BY DYLAN Staff Writer New Braunfels City Coun cil members get a crash course in street repair Wednesday as they begin to prioritize funding for City Engineer Mike Short will present the citys street inventory a document released earlier this year that outlines million hi pro posed street we have a final prod uct for everyone to look We have the costs were getting into the politics of City Man ager Chuck Pinto The issue that youre going to have here first is whether were going to do things by district or by The city will spend five times more in street repair this year than it spent last See NB gets a tip or two on Toyota BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer New Braunfels officials will find out Tuesday whether the race for Toyota suppliers is a worthy Consultant group TIP Strategies a firm the city hired to investigate prospects of drawing spinoff Toyota business will pre sent its findings to the Infra Cor poration Board of Directors TIP will tell board mem bers whether New Braunfels can compete for business cre ated by the construction of a Toyota plant in San Antonio set to start pumping out Tun dra trucks starting in City economic officials have Top left High school sweathearts Bill Egan and Sallie DeVmey in Top right The cou ple broke up when they were 19 years Both lost their spouses but found each other 52 years Above Sallie and Bill Egan share their first kiss after being pro nounced husband and wife at Peter and Paul Catholic Church High school sweethearts rekindle flame 52 years later STORY BY RON MALONEY PHOTOS BY DAVID INGRAM Its been said theres no love like your first Sallie DeVuiey and William Egan know They were high school sweethearts engaged to be married just after gradu but it took them more than 52 years to finally tie the Eugene OCallaghan married them in Peter and Paul Catholic In Bill gave Sallie Cham berlain a ring and and she But Sallies parents didnt Bill had no permanent job and no mon ey no to affoyd the family he want ed for himself and They werent happy about it because we were so At the last I walked Sallie Sallie gave Bill back his ring and told him she had joined the Air She came to Lackland Air Bill was I was very surprised and then a little Bill Sallie didnt find out until last year how hed coped with the He hit a lot of local she I had to face up to Bill Sallie acknowledges now that she might have dealt with the situation It was very cruel I really shouldnt have done I was too I thought I wanted something else in Sallie I think we needed to See County water regulation group disbands BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer BULVERDE Comal County loses one measure of protecting its water resources when Southeast Trinity Groundwater Con servation District disbands County commissioners cre ated the district as a tempo rary entity in 1999 under legislation aimed at protect ing and regulating ground water use in Priority Groundwater Management Groundwajter conservation permitting Undejr the vot ers must confirm the In Comal voters have twlse m 1895 and ia 3001 fawn The 2Q01 was an acrimonious defeating confirmation by 2 to 1 to Smithson Valley resident Michael Maurer led the successful fight against the district over concerns it would erode property rights and burden landowners with excessive Every county around Comal County has a Local officials have said lack of a GCD invites mis use of the water I dont know what the vot saw that our voters INSIDE Man injured in fall from truck BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer A 33yearold Fort Worth area man suffered major head injuries Saturday on River Road when he fell from the back of a Department of Public Safe ty Trooper Joel Machost said rescue workers were called to the grat river crossing at after the man fell from the side of a truck as it turned onto the We havent confirmed but witnesses told us the truck was goin than it should have Machost ITie trooper said he would nt be able to confirm whether alcohol had been a factor until blood tests are The victim was part of a group of offduty firefighters from the Fort Worth and Jac into City Machost Hes in bad Im sad to say I dont think hell make Jacinto City firefighter Luis Gonzalez The victim did not regain consciousness at the He was flown to Brooke Army Medical at press an official said be was in the emergency room undergoing CAT scans and was in undetermined
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