Saturday, November 15, 2003

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 15, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas NOVEMBER 2003 i TRIPLE WINS I 4 Smithson Valley and Braunfels clench Frid playoff action advance t next round Page SA SNOWMAN Lacks in New Braunfels is offering a collectible skiing snowman figurine until 18 Page 2A I Ifjvinj I 1 14 2 CLICK j WWW I Mostly cloudy High Low 1 Details 1B FORUM 4A SPORTS S6A dribs SB drafts list of traffic By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Comal County commissioners Thursday dis jCUssed a series of roadimprovement projects fthat could addresstraffic and safety issues around he The list will be presented Tuesday during a Iheeting with officials of the Texas Department of Transportation and the city of New The proposed projects include Texas improvements from Loop 337 to FM including an overpass at FM An overpass at Texas 46 and Smithson Valley 281 divided highway from north of the Guadalupe River to the Blanco County including overpasses at Danny Scheel Tom Hornseth outer loop west of New Guadalupe River bridge on Rebecca Creek Widened shoulders on FM 306 from Interstate 35 to 281 along with intersection improvements atHoffmann Lane and Eagle Rock Road and overpasses at the Union Pacific and old Kansas and Texas railroad Intersection improve ments on FM 311 at Rebecca Creek Road and Texas A traffic light on FM 2673 at Canyon Bend in Roadway improvements from Mission Valley Road to Lewis Creek on FM County Judge Danny Scheel has long pushed for PUBLIC MUTING Public comment is invited at a meeting of county and TxDOT 6 New Braunfels Municipal 424 Castall Comments will be considered in planning for future construc planning for an outer loop around New he could alleviate traffic problems on Texas 46 at Loop 337 by giving commuter traf fie from Canyon Lake another way to get to south bound Interstate Each Scheel and hundreds of other residents sit in what sometimes feels like a park ing lot onTexas waiting to get into New Braun just get so disgusted with what I see every morning on highway 46 with the raffle and even road rage that occurs out Scheei Sea Page 3A pRONTand CENTER Times have but the need for selfless volunteers has Vohinteerism is its own and New Braunfels women who want to make a difference are of their own From New Braunfels Service League members Claudette Jeannie Mayo Janet Brandt and Jo Beth Oestreich hold a tree from their Angel Tree service which will give gifts to needy Photo by Rebecca Women strive for good lasting friendships By Dylan Jim6nez Staff Wrjter ehind every great they is a And behind many of the great New Braunfels charitable events and community programs is a all 52 of the New Braunfels Ser vice Yblunteerism is its own said member Jeannie But to be in the company of a bunch of self less people who get a buzz out of doing for others is its own Volunteering for the service league can turn a bad day into a great she Although the New Braunfels Ser vice League has changed over the years and has recently redefined members share the same love for the The service league is a pool of diversely talented volunteers ready to set up assist with ofljce league will do landscaping plan Angel Tree project 11 30 Surnmer 195 Market Through their service league members build friendships and I can gather things for the needy 8ut its morerewarding to do so as a member of a greater cause and assist with countless other tasks for which volunteers are because theres something magical about working side by side and elbow to elbow with she The New Braunfels Service League offers women the opportunity to work alongside each other as do the traditionally mens groups in said member Janet There were so many women vol unteers in New but there was no way to get them together to shaje their Brandt Since the groups founding in the women of the New Braunfels Ser vice League have redefined the organization as society and the needs of their membership have After a bylaws change in See Page 3A ABOUT LEAGUE MEMBERSHIP 52 members Women older than Oneyear com Attend two busi ness meetings per year Participate in three projects membership plus one time mem bership kit Scholarships are available Call Chandler for information NBISD to its financial report cards NBIfOPUBMC Trustees f gn tht djsirjets finan cial aca djjnjj per masting By Dylan Jim6nw Writer said Rosalyn dent School District admin istrators will reporfthe dis tricts academic and ftuwcM ratings to parents and payers Tuesday NBISD received a niaed rating in the Teps The report includes formance indicators such as Texas Assessment olftjowj edge and SkjUs BP ing rate by by 430 demic Excellence Indicator This is a The rating considers end ofcourse uig attendance and advanped course amonggther aca demic perfonnance The report provides irtformajion on school ano ciistrict pro and The dlstrMis rated and compared to other districts to the area and statewide the public woiM be toreste4 is to just be better inlonned about the Bratcher will touch on the pajor points of the public wiU also be pre sented flnajipial rating The rating system address es 21 including tax debt payments in various categories under state financial accountability rating Look In the iedt ft mi Jeep Mi jg