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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 23, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                ALL FOR flDC 780 aril JNJ0571 HKROPUDLISHERS 2627 E VftNDFlL DR EL PASO TX 7990 6 RANGERS An Associated Press poll released Monday puts Smithsort Valley Rangers at 6 in state 5A Page BA COUPON HEARING AIDS Hearing Balance Innovations Clinic offers discount coupons on hearing Pago 4B Comal County since 268 12 2 sections i cloudy High Low lift annexes 6 square leaves Area 8 By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council annexed about six square miles of land District 6 Councilman Ken Valen tine encouraged the new city resi dents to pay attention to the service plan and make sure the city lives up to its part of the There has been some doubt whether the city can support the addi tional residents because police and fire departments are stretched Valentine has opposed annexa tion in Areas and Welcome to the city of New Braunfels Valentine said to residents in die A tied vote killed the citys plans to annex Area a tract of land near the Coun cilman Larry Alexander was out of town Kurtis Timmerman lives on 190 acres in the His home is one of six residences in Area I cant say Im Timmer man He said he was sure the city would try to annex his land next The citys policy on annexation has been to precede commercial development to increase tax Mayor Adam Cork said the area was likely to be so the loss of Area 8 is a potential loss of tax There was no formal discussion of a resolution passed last week by two Guadalupe County commis who suggested council not annex land in Guadaiupe The commissioners said they Were not properly notified of the citys annexation Guadalupe County Attorney Eliz abeth MurrayColb said she could pursue legal action to stop the annexation if so directed by the com She told unhappy annexed Guadalupe County residents after the meeting the best route would be for them to file Council also began the annexa tion process on a subdivision pulled from this years annexation because of the same lackofnotificatioh 2OQ3 s fair ladies COUNTY FAIR 2003 I Admiuion Wednesday Thursday Friday 11 to 11 Saturday 10 to 11 Sunday 11 until 6 Free After 6 Children Under Parking At the Free parking and shuttle available at Schlitterbahns Surfenburg on Union Friday and Saturday only Coma Coital Children 11 and under free Saturday Sunday Carnival Tuesday to 12 Wednesday 6 to 12 to Friday to 12 Saturday to 1 to 10 Desiree Torres tips her hat during her interview for the Comal County Fair Rodeo Queen Torres was crowned Saturday Photos by JESSIE and will represent Comal County at fairs across The rodeo queen contest is judged on interviews and horseback Torres crowned rodeo queens Y I T I ii i By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer Queen Desiree Torres spent most of the past month living at her cousins house in Marion so she could practice riding every She went home only to get dean clothes and spend one night a Week with her fits been but its beeri a lot pf said For rodeo Princess Janessa Sey and the 3mem her Comal County Fair the hard work wont end several The queens and their courts will begin their official duties this helping various fair committees during the week and riding in the annual fair parade During the next year of their they will represent Comal Cpiinty at fairs all across beginning In May 2004 in Corpus Last the courts partic ipated in 14 contestants claim the experience is well worth the hard work and moments of anticipation that precede their For Shannon Kohlenberg the anticipation stretched through Sunday whenshe was crowned fair queen for But Shannon under stood what goes into the selection Her See Page 3A From contestants Christina Faye Shar Kphlenl andAnni Mechelle Zientek were crowned 2003O4 Comal County Fair Queen and Fair carnival includes Germanthemed fun house ByRonMaloney Staff Writer Heart of Arnerjea shows will kick of its annual carnival at 6 with sev eral new rides and Show operator Butch Judy said Heart of which travels from Nebraska to always looks forward to Jts New Braunfels jjjB the carnivals new feature is thf Wacky a twostory roller coaster Also new this year is an inflatable slide called Its the only one in Judy This Heart of America brought a Germanthemed fun house called the Hofbrau It German Judy Another walkthrough fun the features a Straw berries features giant spuming fjruit that children can ride The ajso new this is similar to the betterknown Octo except it has two tubs on the ends of its arms instead of Were trying to bring something different and exciting for the kids this Judy Fair Association President Ronnie Meyer said this years with its new would still be recog nizable to the Youve got good good fun and good Meyer Coming here is like a big family See CAMNIVAl Page 3A Cheek us out on the web at 1 says OK to some By Dylan Jimdnez Staff Writer City Council passed an ordi nance Monday that allows hunting in some annexed areas of New The vote was Sept 15 The law was created to accommodate an uncertain number of residents who would have to stop allowing hunting on their properties after this years annexation process was Hunting will be kept to those annexed after 15 so new residents who rently live in the county would not face hunting regulations in the It also doesnf allow hunting where residents have been unaffected by hunt4 ing before The ordinance specifies See Page 3A UPDATES Tracking the news FLOOD BUYOUTS LAST WE KNEW Comal Coun ty secured additional funding that would enable it to buy out a few more homes dam aged or destroyed in the 2002 LATEST Precinct 1 Commis sioner Jack Dawson reported he has made offers on behalf of the county on three more NEXT If the offers are accept Dawson will execute agreements that will com plete the countys In alii 20 residences will have been purchased in unincorpo rated county New Bmunfola   

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