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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 4, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas                                SPORTS I ON TOP New Braunfels girls win soccer matchup against district rival Alamo Heights Page SA f s LIFE They started with four but members of the Bahd society hope to spread their message of peace Page 11 t County 8inc 1852 14 pages 2 sections CLICK j WWW Mostly cloudy High Low 67 43 Details 28 I III Kerry wins 5 states Edwards takes SC By Ron Fournier AP Political Writer Democratic presidential front runner John Kerry rolled up big victories and a pile of delegates in five states Tuesday night while rivals John Edwards and Wesley dark kept their candidacies alive with singular triumphs in a dra matic crosscountry contest Edwards easily won his native South Carolina and Clark a retired Army general from Arkansas eked out victory in neighboring Oklahoma Howard Dean earned no wins and per haps no delegates his candidacy in peril Joe Lieberman was shut out too and dropped out of the race Its a huge Kerry told The Associated Press even as rivals denied him a coveted sweep Racking up victories in Mis souri Arizona North Dakota New Mexico and Delaware Ker ry suggested that his rivals were regional candidates WI compliment John Edwards but I think you have to run a national campaign and I think See DIMOCRATS Page 3A FRONT and CENTER Photos by REBECCA S Above Canyon High School students and staff hang Adopt a Hallway signs in the school Different organizations sponsor a hallway and are responsible for keeping it neat and clean Below Nathan Butera hangs a sign in one of the hallways to be adopted by the CHS Bowling Club At Canyon High School student organizations pitch in to help keep hallways clean A REAL CLASS ACT By Dylan Jimdnaz Staff Writer Canyon High School students will begin to help protect the taxpayers recent million investment in the school by taking responsibility for parts of the building Teachers hope students will take pride in their involvement in the new Adopt A Hallway program modeled after the states Adopt a Highway program CHS halls and courtyard which were recently renovated are being divided among student groups Administrators also will adopt a haJt The group names will be posted in the haUs and the student members will be responsible for keeping the area clean Our goal is to make the kids more said Reva Weatherly program sponsor If they see our clubs and organ izations picking up a cup or a piece of paper it might let everybody know what were trying to do and maybe bend over and pick it up As part of the 1999 bond issue CHS halls were retiled widened and painted brighter Staff and students say they are proud of the new look It helps school pride because we have a nicer school It makes people care a lit tle said Kayla Appelt student council president She thinks the program will encourage students to take pride in their school and keep it dean She said students have reacted posi tively to having nicer facilities and the program would help janitors keep them nice See HALLWAYS Page 3A ADOPT A HALLWAY CLUBS Little Theater Company Fellowship of Christian Athletes Spanish Club French Club Art Club I Business Profesionals Association I Communities In Schools IABR01C I Journalism Criminal Justice Club The Polka Band Student Council Auto Tech Bowling Club Texas Association of Future Educators Rubber boosts roots in turf alternative By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School District trustees still are uncertain how to refurbish New Braunfels High School fields but they agree action is needed soon The football and practice fields have deteriorated to the pint of which field they want to fix in what manner and how to pay for They determined Tuesday night they needed more infor mation but should start work by March to ready the fields before Rick Rhoades NBHS athletic director Trustees are undecided on Trustees were previously giv en a price tag to fix the practice and playing fields with a durable grass They shied away from ihe price hoping for donat ed labor and equipment The latest idea is to spread rubber pellets on at least one of the fields to strengthen the roots of the grass Turf Solutions proposed a price tag per field to implant the rubber on real grass Ifs almost like it puts a rub ber mat under me Rhoad essaid Any damage to the top of the grass would not effect the roots Set HUP 3A Clean air plan wont mandate tailpipe tests By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Cpmal County Commissioners will decide Thursday whether to endorse a homegrown plan to clean up the San Antonio regions air Precinct 2 Com missioner Jay Mil likin who serves as chairman of the Alamo Area Council of Governments Air Improvement Resources tee will present the clean air plan designed to bring Bexar Wilson Guadalupe and Comal county air back into compliance with the ozone standards set by the feder al Clean Air Act Were in the final stretches of lining up eight governmental entities support to substantiate for state and federal agencies that we can in fact clean up the air in the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area without federal Millikin said The plan calls for requiring repair busi nesses to use when they dean automotive parts refor mulating gasoline to burn more cleanly during the summer and installing vapor recovery systems in gas stations that pump more than gallons of gas per month The plan does not include a controversial proposal for tailpipe emissions testing AT A GLANCE I Commissioners Court am Thursday I Commissioners Courtroom 199 Main Plaza See CLIAN AIR Page 3A UPDATES Tracking the news GIRL INJURED IN WRECK LAST WE KNEW A 7yearold girl was being treated at University Hospital in San Antonio for injuries sustained when she was struck by a car Friday LATEST University Hospital reported Tuesday she had been transferred to another hospital for treatment NEXT New Braunfels police continue to investigate the accident No charges had been filed Tuesday against the driver who struck the girl ALLEGED ABUSE LAST WE KNEW Raymond J Fierro 38 and Michelle Lacy May 41 were booked into Comal County Jail in early January on charges of injury to a child causing serious bodily May and Fierro remain in fell The boy 3 has been placed in foster care as he recovers LATEST Judge Andrew Hathcock refused Tuesday to lower Mays bail NEXT May will undergo a caJ evaluation as officials decide what to do with her son   

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