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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 14, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas ITUNG SPORTS ROAD TRIP Area high school athletes share trials and tribulations of going on the road for school IB SPECJAt SECTION GOING STAG Hunting js big business in the Texas Hill and experts predict a good hunting INSIDI CLJ 261 30 4 sectfohs County since j Mostly I cloudy i High Low HVIWIII mill I III II II56825IIOQ002IIII8 Details 3B DEARABBY 1C I COMICS 8C j GROSSWQRO 6C 4A SPORTS 1B ratified By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Comal Independent School Dis trict voters Saturday overwhelm COMAL ISD ingly ratified ELECTION trustees deci sion of how FOR best to share AGAINST estimated million with poor school By a margin of to vot ers opted to allow the districtto pay the money directly to Officials who had to educate vot ers in only 45 days on what the proposition was expressed concern before the election about whether their message had gotten We had concern there could be confusion because of the way the ballot language was said Dora school board This shows people went educated themselves and voted the way they needed Gonzales We certainly didnt want the state to come in and tell us what we needed to In the state notified CISD officials that the district would have to share about million with propertypoor CISD the amount and will appeal when it gets the state bill in In the the district had to choose one of five options for paying the Trustees chose to send money directly to the If voters hadnt approved the the state would have stepped in dictated to the district how the money would be Assistant Superintendent for Busi ness Abel Campos said district administration was extremely pleased with Saturdays There are about registered voters in the Comal school FRONT and CENTER Filling bear spaces on the wail New Brauhfels resident Austin Barber has been hunting for almost 50 During a safari to Zimbabwe this he hunted several anh DAVID including civet warthog eland and Cape Barber plans to hang his trophies on his walls Biggame hunter awaits trophies from summer safari in Africa By David Rupkalvis Staff Writer Hunting has been Austin Bar bers passion for almost 50 It has helped him see the world and get close to many animals that most people only see in zoos and But nothing prepared for the experiences he had earlier this summer when he traveled to Zim babwe for a 15day Barber has been hunting since he was a young Five years in the Marine Corps and a 25 year career in the Los Angeles Police Department only increased his love for hunting and As a youngster growing I really began to admire Barber I consider them Gods most beautiful At his New Braunfels Bar ber has dozens pf animals mount ed on the They include more than 10 a mountain coy elk and even a But there are still bare spots on the wall waiting for the biggest prizes sev eral of the animals he was able to hunt and shoot while in Despite his success and passion for Barber is quick to point out that while he enjoys he does not always enjoy The hunt is really what its all about the the stalk he A real when you shoot one of you dont jump up and Theres a moment of sadness because you did take a Its not about Barbers African safari began as a dream many years ago when he read a Robert Ruark book about a Barbers desire to hunt in Africa grew even stronger in 1993 when he helped form the faith based Pointman Leadership Insti a nonprofit organization that See Page 6A Just what the doctors ordered Proposition 12 passes From staff reports Comal County elections officials said local turnout was strong Saturday for the constitutional amendment who coordinates elec tions for County Clerk Joy report ed just over percent of the countys registered voters Statewide turnout was about 11 percent Of voted while voted on election This was a great considering its an amendment Hinojosa Comal County voter turnout was about 11 percent in the 2001 constitu tional amendment election and per cent in PRO POSITIONS These unofficial results taken at with of precincts reporting and County Proportion 1 Propoiition 2 Comal County Statewide FOR AGAINST Comal County Statewide Comi County Proposition 3 Propoiition 4 ComalCoumy Proposition 6 CoroafCounty 6388 2626 Proposition 6 Carnal County 1861 Proposition 7 Comal County Statewide Propositions ComalCoumy SlatewidB Propositions ComalCoumy Proposition 10 Comal County Proposition 11 ComslCoumy 67l09 Proposition 12 Coraal County atul Proposition 13 ComalCoumy 1274 Statewide JJU8J6U 3883 B24L38B 612 JWJ37 Proposition 14 Proposition 16 Proposition 16 Proposition 17 Proposition 18 Comal County Slajewjde Comal County JStajewide Cornel Counly Statewide Comal County Statewide Proposition It Proposition 20 Proposition 21 Comal County Statewide J33JHj JlfJll JllilPi jMOJtt Comal County Statewide Comal County Statewide Comal County Statewide J16J68 Shotgiiri would affect 100 properties By Dylan Jimenez s Staff Writer New Braunfels city officials have identified about 100 properties in city limits on which hunting would be allowed by an ordinance being considered at Wednes days city council On council ap proved the first of three read ings of an ordinance that would allow hunting with a shotgun on tracts of land larger than 25 The ordinance dictates hunters would not be able to hunt within 100 yards of a residential property and pellets would not be allowed to cross residential property Two of the affected tracts of See COUNCIL Page 5A WEDNESDAY Propotitioi 22 Comal County Statewide SOURCE Stall Associated Secretary ol Stale Web site Dasher to seek Precinct By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Businesswoman Diane Dasher has announced her intention to unseat Precinct 1 Commissioner Jack a 20year Coma County announced in Canyon Lake and on Main Plaza that she wants to be the next com missioner in Precinct which stretches from Spring Branch along the south side Diane Dasher of the lake into Dashers first foray into politics came in 2002 when she ran for the District 73 state representa tive seat won by Carter Cas See Page 6A The filing period for the 2004 election is 2 to The primary election will be conducted March The general election will be 1 HI i SI000 PACK Si i i VIOKKIS ASMM lAllS VII
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