New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, July 27, 2003

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

July 27, 2003

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Issue date: Sunday, July 27, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 27, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Know dress codes before buying school HERALD Business outs make shop ping NEW BRAUNFELS Sports Local junior golfers invited to compete in SUNDAY July 2003 3Q pages in 4 sections 152 219 Serving New Braunfcls and Comal County since 1852 city taxes due by Thursday BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer New Braunfels resident Louise Eldel came into the office at noon Friday to do one of her least favorite things pay her I figure I got to so I might as well get it over she New Braunfels taxpayers who owe city or New Braun fels Independent School Dis trict taxes could face penal ties of 7 percent or more in interest if they dont meet the July 31 payment dead We still have a lot of peo ple who havent paid and I know a lot of them wait until the said Elizabeth tax col lector for the NBISD tax also Tax bills were mailed out June but Caldwell said the office has been busy only Plan aims to prop up Boerne Wall BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer BOERNE Comal Coun ty Precinct 2 Commissioner Jay MiHikin went to Boerne Friday with a pair of stone masons he said would help shore up the Boerne Stan Blaylock and Bob Hieronymus met with Boerne City Planner Chris Turk and attorney Randy Richards to discuss what will happen nejst to the Boerne Three years Hierony mus and Blaylock prepared a Bulverde Wall to stop San Antonio from extending its ExtraTerritorial Juris diction further into the See BOERNE Irish and AlanKanz are slowly remodeling Alans boyhood homejiear New Braunfels Holiday shopping State offers parents a break from sales tax on clothes Above HoJden Butler tries to convince his mom the back pack hes holding is exactly what he needs for while his waits her Mackenzie and Holdeh will both attend Hoffmann Lane Right Holden goes for school backpacks lea toon Mackenzie models a mote fashionable Although backpacks are a backtoschool they arent among tax exempt items during next weekends sales tax JESSIE BY BILL ERVIN HeraldZeitung Correspondent Texas families might put off backtoschool shopping until when the annu al threeday sales tax holi day No state sales tax will be charged on clothes and shoes priced at less than dur ing the event that starts at and con tinues until The sales tax holiday began in when state lawmak ers said they wanted to give money back to the taxpay The sales tax holiday pro vides muchneeded tax relief for hardworking Texas fami lies andlets them stretch their budgets a little farther as they shop for school clothes for the kids and work clothes for mom and said Texas Comptroller Car ole Keeton Strayhorn said she expects the sales tax holiday to save Texans more than mil lion in state sales tax and as much as million in local sales While cities have the option to not waive local sales the New Braunfels City Council has OKd suspend ing taxes on qualifying pur chases during the threeday Rules for this years event are the same as in previous Strayhorn Most childrens and adults clothing and footwear priced less than per item are exempt from sales There is no limit on the number of taxfree items shoppers may School supplies and back packs are not nor are briefcases and other Strayhorn said items pre viously put on layaway may be redeemed taxfree during See Inside HeralcNZeitungs annual BacktoSchool Taxfree Baby belts with attached buck boots cowboy or coats and dress gym suits and hooded shirts and jerseys baseball and foot jogging neckwear and pants and raincoats and shoes slacks and work clothes and uni forms Not exempt Accessories bar watch baseball cleats and belt boots fish rubber work ski buttons and cloth and knitting dry cleaning ser football golf handbags and handker hard hel mets base ice leather goods except belts and pads personal flotation rent ed clothing formal cos roller blades and safety shoes bicy watches Annexation threatens familys rural life BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer Alan Kanz remembers when his mother used to tell him when he grew he could build a house on his parents 60 In the Alans par Gus and moved into a 1912 Victorianstyle home off what is now Farnv toMarket 768 near the air The house bad an old barn and a shed Gus turned into a Alan was 5 years and the family moved down from the Battler aim because there were no schools in that part of the At 41 glance He lived in the house for more than 15 be married a girl he knew from the high school Although his parents moved toward urban they were able to live a rural which Trish and Alan worry disappear the area is annexed this Their home is in a rural sec tion of the citys proposed 2003 annexation plan scheduled to be completed by I was in the country all my Alan He remembers having to use a payphone to call Trish when they were dating and his mother heating water on the Life was Alan Hed come straight from school and have a number of chores to from iTiftkipg and bailing hay to butchering chickens for See ANNEXATIONS INSIDE a ;