New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, October 29, 2003, Page 8

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October 29, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 29, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2B — Herald-Zeitung — Wednesday, October 29, 2003 GOODFORYOU REBECCA S. ROGERS/Herald-Zeitung Bradley Nasis. Alton Seay student to attend national forum Bradley Nasis, a student at Arlon Seay Intermediate School, has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Forum. Nasis will join a group of students in Washington, D.C. Nov. 3 through 9. From Capitol Hill to the Smithsonian Institute, and from Colonial Williamsburg to the National Museum of American History, students will delve into the characteristics of American leadership during times of national challenge and prosperity. Delegates will participate in small-group discussions and exercises to experience first hand how successful leaders develop strategies, make decisions, build consensus and foster change. Nasis was nominated and accepted for the honor based on outstanding scholastic merit, civic involvement and leadership potential. The program is coordinated by People to People Ambassador Programs to fulfill the vision Dwight D. Eisenhower had for fostering world citizenship when he junded People to People during his presidency in 1956. Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Sharon Cornett ■ Mark Johnson ■ Martha Shope, 75 years old ■ Katherine Zimmerman, 17 years old ■ Duane Williams ■ Doris Bueche ■ Thomas Escamilla ■ Russell Batling ■ Rosa Mesa ■ Vivian Klaemer ■ Kathy O’Neal STAMMTISCH PLANNER CLASSI FI EDSTODAY Hot deals on hot wheels Check out the Herald-Zeitung Auto Market, Page 8B. Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Features Editor Brian Grant at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at bgrant&herald-zeitung. com TODAY'S EVENTS COMMUNITY Prostate Cancer Support Group Time: 6 to 7 p.m. Location: Comal County Senior Citizen Center, 655 Landa St. You should know: For men undergoing treatment or living with prostate cancer. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society Information: Call 625-3252 or 625-8088. Christ Presbyterian Church Pioneer Club Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Location: Christ Presbyterian Church, 1620 E. Common St. You should know: For children ages 3 through eighth grade Narcotics Anonymous Time: 6:45 p.m. Location: 24-hour Club, 1142 Eikef St. Alcoholicos Anonimos Fecha: miercoles y jueves Tiempo: 8 ha 9 p.m. Donde: 1142 Eikel St. Informacion: 625-0057. Skat Tournament Time: 7 p.m. Location: Germania Bowling You should know: Winners from last week were Chester Boenig, James C. Stolte, Jim Leissner, Henry Rush and Roger Reininger. Community Council off South Central Texas Time: 11:30 a.m. to noon Location: Laurel Plaza Community Room. 300 Laurel Lane You should know: Lunch for those 60 years and older. Free transportation to site. Thursdays is Bingo with prizes Cost: Suggested donation, $1.25 Information: Call 629-1751. Senior Games Time: 9:30 a m. Location: Community Resource and Recreation Center, Canyon Lake. % Youth Fastpitch Softball League Organizational meeting Time: 7 p.m. Location: San Marcos Activity Center You should know: Sponsored by The San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is registering area teams. Organizational meeting this date, teams for boys' and girls' grades four to six. REBECCA S. ROGERS/Herald-Zeitung DONT MISS FALL CARNIVAL The Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School’s Halloween Carnival and Raffle takes place from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday at 198 W. Bridge St. There will be fun, games, crafts, a haunted house, costume and jack-o’-lantern contests and a raffle for a 2004 F-150 Super Crew truck, donated by Bluebonnet Motors. Cost: $250 per team for eight games and playoffs. Information: Call Mick Medina, (512) 393-8285 Author Dians Fanning Time: 8 to 11 a.m. Location: New Braunfels High School library You should know: Author will speak to-students in criminal justice classes and sign her book, “Through the Window: the Terrifying True Story of Cross-Country Killer Tommy Lynn Spells/ Information: Gloria Kolacek, 627-6031. REMINDERS DON'T FORGET NBHS Studant .Council Halloween Happenings Date: Thursday Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Location: NBHS Commons Information: Call Julie Estes, 627-6000 Flu Clinic Date: Friday Time: 9 to 11:30 a m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Location: Community Resource and Recreation Center, Canyon Lake Halloween Pet Costume Contest Date: Friday Time: 5 p.m.. judging at 5:30 p.m. Location: Canyon Animal Clinic, Sattler Information: Gift certificates awarded to first-, second- and third-place winners. Fall Family Festival Date: Friday Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Location: Holy Ground Christian Church, 330 S. Hackberry You should know: All are welcome. There will be fun. games, food, goodies and more. Information: Call (830) 624-4659 Peace Lutheran Church Fall Festival Date: Friday Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Location: Peace Lutheran Church. 1147 S. Walnut Ave. You should know: games, food and fun for all ages. Information: Call 320-0618. Big Buck Contest Deadline Date: Friday You should know: Enter at Doc s Guns, Schwab's BBQ Haus, The Hunting Camp. Cost: Adults $15, Children $10. 5 Mila Run, Walk and Kid's Run Date: Saturday Time: 8 a.m. Location: Landa Park You should know: Packet pickup at McKenna Sports fitness Center through Friday Cost: Entry is $ 18 until Thursday ($20 after) and includes T-shirt, complimentary Wurstfest ticket and post-race party with awards ceremony. Kids race is free or $10 if a T-shirt is desired. Information: Call Scott Wood, (830) 708-2991. Flu Shot Clinic Date: Saturday Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Holy Family Catholic Church, 266 S. Hidalgo Ave. You should know: Hosted by La Mujer Tejana. Must be over 18. Free to Medicare part B recipients. Cost: $10 Information: Call Mary Camarillo, 609-1055. Halloween Dance Date: Saturday Time: 8 p.m. Location: VFW Hall, Geronimo. You should know: All ages are invited Cost: $5 over 16, $4 students. $2 over 6, under 6 free. Information: Call (830) 556-9228. Introduction to Disaster, Mass Care, Damage Assessment Date: Saturday Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Call for exact location You should know: Sponsored by the New Braunfels Branch Office of American Red Cross. Learn how to initiate immediate community disaster response. Cost: Free of charge, pre-registration is required. Information: Call 608-9876. I The Vienna Choir Boys Date: Nov. 5 Time: 7:30'p.m. Location: Brauntex Theatre. 290 W. San Antonio St. You should know: Sponsored by the Sophienburg Museum and the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre. One performance only. Information: Call 627-0808. Blood Drivo Date: Nov. 5 Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Location: Connections parking lot, 1414 W. San Antonio St. Information: Call Bucky Dukes at 629-6571. WEATHER CLICK b 5-DAY OUTLOOK FOR NEW BRAUNFELS AND COMAL COUNTY Updated forecasts: www.srh.noaa.gov Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click “go” button. TEXAS FORECAST Wednesday, Oct. 29 TODAY Mostly sunny Hi 85 Low: 60 AccuWeathor .Com forecast for daytime conditions, high/low COLO    ~    KAN MO Amarin 80-/52* OK LA Wichita jSSVSt * Kl Paso 80-/58* Midlan 80-/58* • Oalla 80-/84* ) LA Austin 84-/00* San Antonio 81-/80* Housto 82-/841 MCJtfC CC 2003 AccuWeather. Inc. Brownsville BATTO Ussr* mom Sunny Pt Cloudy Cloudy Showers Tstorms Via Associated Press Rain Flurries Snow SUN and MOON Sunrise today 6 44 a m Sunset today 5 49 p m MOON PHASES I 1st qtr. 11/2 Full 11/10 i Last qtr. 11/18 POLLEN COUNTS Traaa    Low Waada    Low Grass    Low WWW dddai oig/nab COASTAL FORECAST Fort Aransas: Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy Highs in the upper 70s inland. mid 70s coast South winds increasing to 10 to 15 mph Wednesday night will be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 60s inland, near 70 coast Thursday Mostly cloudy Hi: 82 Low: 65 Friday Partly cloudy Hi: 82 Low: 64 Saturday Partly cloudy Hi: 83 Low: 66 Sunday Partly cloudy Hi: 81 Low: 64 Higha/lows 10/27 Canyon Dam 72/49 New Braunfels Airport 74/46 Rainfall 10/27 Month Bulverde n/a n/a Canyon Dam OOO 298 Fischer Store n/a n/a New Braunfels OOI 357 Spring Branch n/a n/a Watar Flows 10/28 Changa Edwards Aquifer 6830 0 Comal River 387 +4 cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 10/28 Change Inflow 11/25 BY THE NUMBERS IN COMAL COUNTY Lubbock/71/46//Clr Midland-Odessa/77/51//Clr San Antomo/80/45//Clr NATIONAL City, Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otik Bismarck/46/39//Snow Chicago/55/35/ 06/Cldy Cincinnati/50/34/ 12/PCIdy Cleveland/51/35/05/Cldy Columbus,Ohio/51/36/ 17/PCIdy Denver/63/39//Clr Des Moines/48/44/.26/PCIdy Detroit/49/37/ 01 /Cldy Duluth/36/30/ 22/PCIdy Evansville/53/38/ 07/PCIdy Fargo/38/34/ 01/Cldy Grand Rapids/47/36/ 17/Cldy lndianapolis/50/38/ 09/PCIdy Kansas City/60/49//PCIdy Milwaukee/52/39/ 06/Cldy Mpls-St Paul/40/38/ 07/Cldy Oklahoma City/65/52//PCIdy Omaha/54/45/09/PCIdy Rapid City/52/39/ OI/Rain St Louis/62/48/ 21/PCIdy Sioux Falls/43/40//Ram Topeka/61/53//PCIdy Tulsa/69/58//Clr Washington.DC/56/42//Rain Wichita/64/55//PCIdy WEATHER EXTREMES High: 99 at Death Valley, Calif Low: 24 at Alamosa, Colo. Outflow 228    -9 cubic ft/second 140    -20 cubic ft/second Lake level 908 88    +0    01 feet above mean sea level HBU Pumping Report 10/28 Surface water    n/a million gallons Lake level    n/a million gallons TODAY S FORECASTS ACROSS TEXAS City, Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/64/47//PCIdy Austin/84/40//Clr Brownsville/78/49//Clr Dallas-Ft Worth/79/48//Clr El Paso/77/47//Clr Houston/78/48//Ptldy Roadwork ♦ ■ Delay: Lee Street will he closed between Hackberry and Orange avenues beginning at 8 a m. today. ■ Reopens: 5 p.m. ■ Detour: Drivers who typically use this area of Lee Street should seek an alternative route on neighboring streets. ■ Work: Maintenance on water mains and services. For information call the New Braunfels Utilities water department at 608-8873 ■ Closure: Live Oak Avenue will be closed between the hours of 8 a rn. and 3:30 p.m. this week between Lee and Stonewall Streets. Additional closings will be necessary during working days over the next several weeks. ■ Reopens: 3:30 p.m. each day. ■ Detour: Adjacent streets. ■ Work: Replacing water mains and services. For information call the New Braunfels Utilities water department at 608-8873. ■ Closure: Northbound and southbound Interstate 35 will experience alternating lane closures this week between Rueckle Road and FM 725 from 9 p.m. to 6 a m. ■ Reopens: 6 a m Thursday. Oct. 30. ■ Detour: A minimum of one lane in each direction will be open at all times. Loop 337 would provide a detour. ■ Work: Removing barriers and placing tie-ins to existing roadway. ■ Closure: Northbound and southbound Interstate 35 will experience alternating lane closures between Rueckle Road and FM 725 from 9 p.m. to 6 a m. beginning Sunday. ■ Reopens: 6 a m. Oct. 30. ■ Detour: A minimum of one lane in each direction will be open at all times. Loop 337 would provide a detour. ■ Work: Removing barriers and placing tie-ins to existing roadway For Commuters: Sen Antonio ■ Closure: Westbound left lane of Loop 410 West frontage road from West Avenue to Jackson Keller is closed until further notice. Center lane is closed from 8:30 a m. to 6 p.m. daily. ■ Reopens: When Loop 410 widening project is completed. ■ Work: Loop 410 widening. ■ Closure: Loop 410 westbound Vance Jackson exit ramp ■ Reopens: When Loop 410 widening projfct is completed. ■ Detour: Traffic to Vance Jackson and Cherry Ridge must take Exit 19 ■ Work: Loop 410 widening. ;

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