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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 4, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                TUESDAY NOVEMBER n ROAD TO STAT The playoff journey starts tonighT as New Braunfels Canyon and Smithson Valley all vie for region crowns Patfe 5A ROBIN HOOD ClSDs hassle with the state I over Robin Hood payments un derscores the need for educa tion funding reform Page 4A and Comal County since 1852 4 tions Partly cloudy High Low 84 67 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 440 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 26 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS TV GRIDS 3B FROisrrand CENTER i Photos by REBECCA S jWurstfestOpas Darvin Dietert Arno Becker Sam Wotipka enjoy their brew in authentic steins The steins vareorigmal Thewalts imported from Germany by New Braunfelsbased OHI Collectibles and Gifts LIFT YOUR STEIN AND TOAST Wursts other bis draw v VBM By flon Mjlqney Wurstfest is a 10day family affair that couple million dollars for non profit causes and pumps another esti mated million into the local economy Thats selling a lot of sausage But all those people will need some thing to help wash down all that sausage sauer kraut runnel cakes and deepfried Oreos i While it isnt so heavily promoted probably the single biggest ticket item at Wurstfest is available to adults Germanys tradi tional signature beverage goes back far as records kept in the WURSTFEST TODAY Gates open at 6 close at 11 Admission is Children 12 under get in Raenel Schertz Helen Mcelroy Jaunita Rutherford Noe Oliverez Joann Henk and Sandra Parman enjoy looking at the beer bottle collection at Spasshaus The dis play showcases about 450 of a local collectors bottles if John Rightmire who is writing a bpok about the history of beer in this city German settlers brought with them recipes for lagers and pilsners two brews traditional to the home country that in the United States have been overshad owed by English ales and to a lesser degree by porters and stouts Immigrants from the old country to the citys beginningsraccording to brought the lager recipe with them The The ojdegf continuously on the books Civilization is said to be a Bavarian the Middle Ages that made frqm only barleyjyeist and first brewery in New Braunfels operated by Julius Rennert over the winter of 184647 was the first in Texas Rightmire became the local agent for AnheuserBusch when he retired In its infancy in Texas brewing beer was a seasonal event taking place only See BIER Page 3A Voters choose trustees today 3 NBISD spots up for grabs Canyon Lake voters to decide on tax By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School District and Comal County Emergency Services District No 3 voters will decide leadership and tax rates today Three NBISD seats are up for grabs Krista Haas and Paul Fisher are run ning for the District 1 board seat cur rently held by John Haas The candidate receiving Hie most votes will be declared winrfer Two atlarge positions are open Ed Clark Randy Rust and incumbent Deb orah Kerripert are vying for the two posts currently occupied by KemperXandBette Spain The top two votegetters in that race will join the board NBISD trustees will canvass votes Nov 10 New trustees will take office at that meeting The board also will elect a new slate of officers Voters in BSD 3 will decide whether to add a 1cent sales tax to pay for fire pro tection and suppression services If the taxis passed BSD 3 has promised to reduce to 2 cents its current property tax of 3cents per of assessedvalu atipn for at least two years provides fire protectidnlarici sup pression for 250 square miles of western Comal County It serves the Canyon Lake area and contracts for fire protection service with Canyon Lake ELECTION Polls open from 7 to 7 today NBISD Polls District 1 Lone Star Elementary 2343 W San Antonio St District 2 Life Christian Center 2240 FM 725 District 3 Seele Elementary 540 Howard District 4 Lamar Primary H District 5 OakRun Sixth Grade Center 415 Timber Hollow ESD 3 Polls Canyon Lake area voting precincts 103 104 402 403 404 vote at Canyon Lake Volunteer Fire Department Central Fire Station 1425 SattlerRpad Startzvillearea voting precincts 105 106 vote at fire station at 160 Oblate Drive Startzville Officials investigate Saturday shooting By Ron Maloney StaffWriter SAN ANTONIO A 35 yearold Solms man remained in critical condition Monday as detectives continued to examine possible evidence in connection with his shooting A University Hospital offi cial said Nicolas Jaramillo was in a surgical intensive care unit with a gunshot wound Comal County Sheriffs detective Sgt Tommy Ward Monday said JaramiUo was found shot about 145 Saturday at Easy Street Apart ments 4800 block of Farm Road 482 Monday Ward released no details of the shooting or its possible motive He said a fire that gutted one apartment and damaged two others sev eral hours after the incident did not appear to be related We are going to process a pickup truck thats connect ed to this Ward said We are going to examine any blood stain patterns and detective Ron Womack will examine it for any latent Ward refused to divulge the connection of the vehicle to the shooting As of press time Monday no arrests were made CISD tinkers with auto program By Dylan Jim6nez Canyon High Schools automotive technology program gjves 80 students the opportunity to work on the latest Since the beginning of the year stu dents have studied hybrid cars more said Michael Simpson CHS junior Theres less stuff SJimpspn and atfier CHS auto tecb stu dents wUl start to rewirg and inspect a J991 Saturn IS The cars oiigjnaj engine WiS replied with an Under youth Educa tionaJi Sysfe m instructor received the car and morethw in other cars and parts from several area dealers and manufacturers AYES brings manufacturers dealers ajRd students together in an attempt to make high school graduates employable in the modern automotive industry Comal independent School District trustees discussed Monday night offering the automotive technology lab to VaJJey Hjgh School Rather than stajt a new program at svHs ofl cials hope to bring interested students to the CHS lab Its southing the board wants to bring tq jhf students Of Smthson yajiey See AUTO Pegs 3A Canyon High School jwiois Jaime Molina and Michael Simpson inspect a hybrid car during the auto motive technology class Cheek us out on the wed at CastallA Downtown New Braunfels   

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