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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 2, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                NEW BRAUNFELS RALD SATURDAY August 16 pages in 2 sections NO 221 Serving New Braunfcls and Comal County since 1852 50 cents DAVID Two transformers at an LCRA substation near Zom bum after exploding Friday Firefighters from around the area joined forces to fight the needed to plan fiiture roadways BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer New Braunfels thorough fare planners are seeking input from anyone interest ed in where major roads will be laid in the A public hearing will be conducted at Tues day in Council Chambers at the Municipal Another public meeting could be held in The planning commission is in the process of reviewing a 1999 version of the citys thoroughfare Its time we revisit the Planning Commis sion Chairman John Dierk son There have been such significant areas of growth that had not been anticipated when the com prehensive plan was The commission is looking to add and delete routes to address new and proposed espe cially in the southeast and northeast areas of the But before we do wed like to see as much Planning ahead The City of New Braunfels Web site has a draft version of the Go to click on planning and then dick on special projects to check it The direct address is public input as we Dierkson The revised plan will show where an outer loop and oth er major roads should be and how they should be After hearltig and a workshop tentatively scheduled for the commission will make a rec ommendation to The new traffic thorough fare plan is designed only to show where roads should be in the There are a lot of people who could be affected by whatever we said city planner Frank Once the plan See Pinin accident JESSIE New Braunfels firefighters and a volunteer work to free a Seguin woman pinned in her vehicle after a wreck on the frontage road of I35 Most of the front end of the vehicle collapsed in on the driver and one leaving both pinned Police investigate death of Seguin woman GazetteEnterprise SEGUIN Seguin police and investigators with the Department of Public Safety are probing a homicide that occurred early this morning on the citys West Police officers were called to the 1400 block of Belmarez Street at Friday to answer a suspected burglary call and arrived to discover the body of Evariste in the backyard of her A motive had not been established as of late Friday and authorities declinedto elaborate on the cause of Were still conducting the and were ask ing if anyone has information about this horrible crime to come Seguin Police Chief Luis Collazo DPS crime scene techni cians and the Texas Rangers were called in to search for evidence in the citys first homicide of Explosion at Zorn power station BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer from more than a dozen departments Friday evening worked to contain a transformer fire at the Lower Colorado River Authoritys Guadalupe County Emergency Man agement Coordinator Wayman Krueger said officials were informed of the inci dent about 4 The substation is located at Texas 123 and FarmtoMarket Road 1979 in Guadalupe We received numerous phone calls of an explosion at the power plant north of this is the but its an LCRA not a power Krueger He said there are three transformers in the part of the substation engulfed in Two have caught fire and theyre concerned about Krueger Oil in the transformers and stored beneath them caused the fire that rose 100 feet into the air and a thick plume of black smoke visible from New Firefighters attempted to keep the third transformer cool while they wait ed for the LCRA fire crew to plan an See Show of support BU DAVID bhen Rhoades gives her a hand washing the The teacher and coach at OakRun Sixth Grade Center was diagnosed with breast cancer in I was healthy and had nothing wrong with she The cancer had just entered our Womans bout with cancer highlights importance of gala BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Most people imagine it could never happen to Sheri Rhoades was like most people until A teacher at OakRun Sixth Grade Center and wife of New Braunfels High School football coach Rick she found out she was wrong when she was diagnosed with breast Sheri experienced three shooting pains shed never had She knows now they were a sign from God to get a The biopsy results rocked her family and left her in I was healthy and had nothing wrong with We thought it was just a Neither one of us expected it to be We were completely Sheri said She took fourandonehalf months of chemotherapy and six weeks of with regular follow up her prognosis is See The stars come out The annual Starlight Gala to benefit the American Cancer Society takes place at 6 8 at the New Braunfels Civic Dress is Texas Cost per couple is For call Tickets are able at The Chlnan Things and Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce DAVID Sheri Rhoades holds her youngest while discussing her battle with breast INSIDE New Braunfels Lubys closed indefinitely BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer The sign out front says closed for At the front entrance employees who were mopping floors told customers the same thing when they walked up to the sliding glass The New Braunfels Lubys didnt open for busi ness and an employee who called the HeraldZeitung said employees werent told in advance it would be An employee at the store who didnt offer his name or position didnt answer questions about whether employees had been notified or the finan cial condition of the San Antoniobased referring questions to the main Lubys opened its first cafeteria in San Antonio in It opened its 200th in 1906 but has since DAVIOINQftAHWeraWZeitung Mel and Baine Daniels from Austin stopped See store was dosed for   

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