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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 14, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas                                SATURDAY FEBRUARY 2004 mi oVi SOilTHUEST HllkOPIJ OR flPASO TK COOGSWIN AGAIN Canyon beats New Braurifele 6641 in the Cougars final home game Page 5A LOVE LINES BI MY VALENTINE Straight from the heart Local couples and families express their love Page 6A 12 pages 2 sections CLICK FRONT and CENTER OVC doesnt need a CIAL DAY SP Together 50 years couple expresses affection without an occasion By Leigh Jones Staff Writer eff and Vergie Van Kleef have spent the last days together If they only expressed their Iqve on the 50 Hallmarksanctioned Valen tines days that fell during that time period their story would probably be much shorter Jeff and Vergie Van Kleef on their wedding day and today The couple says the keys to a longlasting relation ship are developing a friendship and learning to compromise COMING SUNDAY Couples get married on Valentines Day We dont need a special day to do all otthose wonderful things for each Jeff said Everything we do we do together We enjoy each other very His prescription for a successful marriage seems to have worked Jeff spied Vergie on the tennis courts at Southwest Texas State University nowTexas State when they were both freshmen More specifically he noticed her pretty little legs and asked a mutual friend to introduce them I knew he was the one guy on our first Vergie said That date spent at the Devils Backbone took place in May 1952 They married the following Jan 23 They were both only 19 years old The next year was challenging Although they lived in the uni versitys married student housing affectionately referred to as the dog money was tight Vergie quit school to help sup port Jeff recalled She stuffed envelopes and I threw papers but it still wasnt Inspired by his fathers extermi nating business in San Antonio Jeff started his own bugelimination company By the time he graduat ed in 1956 with a degree in accounting they were able to pay See MVB Page 2A www DEAR ASSY 31 lostly cloudy High Low 48 31 Details 1B COMICS FORUM SPORTS 4A SA 4Bhas to pay city for services By Scott Mahon Staff Writer The New Braunfels Infrastructure Improvement 4B Corporation now will have to reimburse the city for legal serv ices use of facilities and other accom modations the city provides Although the 4B board has never been required to reimburse the city for nominal servic es City Attorney Charles Zech said AT A GLANCE 4B board Tuesday Location Municipal Building 424 S Castell conference room A state law now requires the 4B board to reimburse the city State law does not allow the city to provide anything of value to the 4B board now without being Zech said Matt Harrison 4B president said the board will discuss a contract Tuesday administrative support and use of facili Harrison said But there will have to be a public hearing before the contract can be approved City Manager Chuck Pinto pointed out the 4B board is a separate corporation See PAY Page 2A County audit asks workers about stealing By Ron Maloney Staff Writer If county employees know anyone stealing money or property from the tax payers Comal County and its auditors want to know County Auditor David Renken said he doesnt think anyone is illegally lining his or her pockets but a new federal law designed to help government agencies ferret out theft and corruption questions county employees about workplace Its no reflection on the Renken said This is an additional audit requirement that has come down in the wake of Enron and some of those situa In their next paycheck county employ ees will receive a letter explaining the See THIFT Page 2A New golf fees to go before council next month By Scjtt Mahon Stiff Writer The Uwda Park Golf Course Advisory Board expects to recommend new golf fees to city council next month Board member Don TaJJey said the board discussed restructuring fees and should have Us recommendations ready by March Our goal is to keep the golf course financially viable and TaUey said TiUey said the advisory board will recommend increasing fees 5 percent for annual punch cards Currently golfers pay for 30 round punch cards and for 50 round cards The current weekly rate is for 18hole play and during weekends We want to keep the fee structure as simple as possible and also have the financial ability to improve the quality of Tailey said According to Jeff Hinson chief finan cial officer for the cjjy golf course rev enues were about more than expenses last year Revenues were and expens es were For fiscal year 2002 the course lost almost In 2001 it lost Tailey said the board will recommend a larger variety of annual punch cards from 20 rounds to 80 rounds of golf at the municipal course And the board will recommend increasing rates for junior golfers under 18 years and still attending high school from for weekdays to and from for weekend golfing to Golf carts rent for per day seven days a week   

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