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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 1, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas SATURDAY NOVEMBER SPECIAL FEATURE IN THE SPOTLIGHT Friday night is about more than football Students besides the players put a lot of work into getting ready for game day KXMKXMHHXSKXXS Ml FOR 7811 1000571 SOUTHWEST MICROPUBLISHERS 2627 F VftMDELL OR fl FASG TX 79905 ilmiUnUnilumllmlill FORUM BOTH WRONG Cal Thomas says the are wrong for opposing tax cuts And the GOP is wrong for much Page 6A Comal County since 1852 Vol 16 pages 2 sections C LIC K WWW7 3B cloudy High Low 82 67 1 Details IB j DEARABBY CLASSIFIEDS COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 6A RELIGION 4B SPORTS 78A TV GRIDS V 3B Wurst Opas bite sausage Friday night Its time to party By Ron Maloney Staff Writer It was a dark and beery Wearing not Halloween costumes but iederhosen and dirndls they gave out treats hundreds and hundreds of smoked sausages They ate a few too And so began Wurstfest Members of the Wurst Association sloshed but brew Friday night and toasted the start of this citys 43rd annu al signature sausage festival In a nod to New Braunfels heritage the event started WURSTFEST TODAY WurrthaHa I am Cloverteaf Orchestra I pm Fireonthe Mountain Cloggers I 4 pm Sauerkrauts I pm Litf I Fishermen I pm BiqTent am Alperrfest 1 Al Meixner Trio 4 Alpenfest Al Meixner Trio 7 Internationals Alpenfest Al Meixner Trio pm The Little Tenti Oma 6 the Oompahs Kerry Christensen 2 Terry Cavanagh Alpine Express Dujka Brothers Kerry Christensen Dujka Brothers Kerry Christensen i Terry Cavanagh Alpine Express Pujke Brothers Terry Cavanagh 9 Alpine Express with pomp circum stance a prayer and yes the penultimate moment the biting pyt this on is abigoperationjand most of the work is by Associar I tidn president Ron Vbges said Weve j worked hard all 1 year Its time for everyone to have a I real good j time to party 1 In the opening i ceremony Voges introduced the man whose duty is to make sure everyone has a good time This years Grosse I Opa Larry Kurikel welcomed guests in German and Eng I lish I We think this is i Texass best heritage I I said My job is to i make sure you have the grounds you j should have lots i and lots of While attendees REBECCA S Wurstfest Association past president John Wurstfest opening ceremonies Friday night Dierksen bites into a sausage link during Wurstfest continues through Nov 9 I Floren to miss Wurstfest because of cancer battle Worldfamous master accordionist Myron Each year Floren and his family celebrat Floren will not be coming to Wurstfest this ed his birthday in New Braunfels and this vear one will be only a little different Floren will Director of Wurst Relations Herb Skopg speak by phone Sunday and guests will announced Friday that FJpren is undergoing enjoy cake in the big tent and an opportunity to sign a card for Floren Wurstfest extends bestwishes to Myron Tuesday and Wednesday local for a speedy Skoogsaid accordionist Terry Cavanagh will offer a I Floren has headlined Wurstfest each year musical salute to Floren j since 1968 except 1998 when he was Were going to miss being with recovering from surgery Cavanagh said Vfete going toperform with I Skoog said a full slate of Bavarian and me hope and expectation that the audience Alpine entertainment is scheduled through wtil experience the same excitement and 1 out the event fr joy about music that he brought NBHS teachers diteh some iy Dylan Jimenez Stiff Writtr New Brsurtfeis High gphool cipal Rickey Willkms announced Friday he would continue enforo have plenty of fun Wurstfest is serious business produced by about 250 opas andother volunteers See WURSTFEST Page 3A Rivalries dont stand in way of friendships DAVID Canyon tight end Tanner Henk left and New Braunfels offensive lineman Deke Eberhard congrat ulate each other as the final seconds count down By Wally Gullick Correspondent Treating themselves to a pigskin battle for first place rather than deal with costumeclad tricksters high school football fans from both sides of town filled Unicorn Stadium to near capacity on Hal loween night Not even opening night of the towns salute to 43rd annual Wurstfest could deter this communitys love for football They got their game The New Canyon Cougars 1713 My dad bought season tickets to New Braunfels games when he moved into Oak Run Its the closest high school to his home Ive been corning to the games and sitting wilh him all I told him I may have to go over and sit on the Canyon side for the second said Mayor Adam Cork See RIVALRY Page 3A I Read coverage of Wurst Bowl on Page 7A UPDATES Tracking the news NANCY FULLER LAST WE KNEW Comal Independent School District trustees hired Nancy Fuller to replace Jim Grunert as superintendent LATEST Fuller signed her contract Friday afternoon She will be paid per year through June 2007 NEXT She assumes her new position Nov 17 GOMEZ TRIAL LAST WE KNEW Rodolfp Gomez 39 was in Comal County Jail awaiting trial on organized crime and aggravated robbery charges LATEST Assistant District Attorney Joe Soane said the trial scheduled to begin Monday had been post poned NiXT The Gome trial will be reset probably after the first of the year time Tethers vpted 10 51 Thursday to nate the program Wnteorn is a dents this week about his policies on hail passes Time beginning Oli Mon Williams sjid in a prepared statement He refused to be inter viewed by the Herald Zeitung for this article Bf feif coming to New Braunfels Williarns led corn Time at we beginning of the school year hoped the program would accomplish the same Uon lor students sulvirig to pass wrw have a vested i Al j S 1 1 the Ttxai edge and Slsills ing i were epjisiraed il sfter jatfng Unicorn who instituted Uni The committee I interviewed with wanted to move campus to he in the news release New BrpnfeJs Independent Sehpoj JBisjtrjet trustees unanj nipiisjy hired watery in June to lead the campus of about students Page 3A iilinct j Urry Taylor mymsm CARB WITH jm ATONTIPN you JQO New Texas 78UO
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