Friday, February 27, 2004

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 27, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas FRIDAY FEBRUARY EDITORIAL Election fervor is heating up The Mareh primary is almost over eity and CISD elections just getting started Page 4A SOFTBALL T8B2 CLICK Smithson Valley kfeks off tournament with a loss two mare games j to go today Page SA I i 1 Details 18 i Les Davis chosen for CHS top coaching spot By David Rupkalvis Sports Editor Comal Independent School District trustees unanimously named Les Davis athletic director and head football I Additional story PAGE 6A coach of Canyon High School Thursday Davis has worked at Canyon for two years serving as the football teams defensive coor dinator and head track coach When Brad Wright announced his resignation earlier this month Davis was named the interim head coach and athletic director After waiting out the four hour meeting Davis said he was thrilled and eager to get to work Im as excited as I can be about Davis said I love what were doing at Canyon High School Im going to make some things happen I pledge that no one will work harder than me or the coach ing The school boards decision thrilled approximately 40 peo ple including 15 members of the football team who attend ed the meeting and cheered loudly after trustees voted FROisnrand CENTER MUSCLES MAKE THE Grand champion knows just what it takes to win By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Madison Kelly 12 can tell you a thing or two about goats Thats probably why her meat goat was judged grand champion Thursday at the Comal Coun ty Junior Livestock Show She had a pretty good idea when she was showing him that a Boer Cross had at least a shot at the big prize I hoped we could she said iHe was structurally cor rect and had good muscle def Madisonr a Spring Branch s been raising animals since se was in third grade She has won a number of belt buck les at a variety of shows including the 2000 Comal County Junior Livestock Show I won three or four shows with him over the she said See GOAT Page 3A CISD taps legal advice on water wrangling By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer Comal Independent School District officials will seek legal counsel to deter mine how it will Monday last day to submit name mascot color ideas for new high school PAGE 3A DAVIO buckle she and her goat won Thursday at the obtain water for Bulverde area schools Trustees directed staff Thursday to pay a lawyer versed in water law up to to represent the district Wells that serve Bulverde area schools are drying up The City of Bulverde and Bexar Met ropolitan Water District are battling in waterthere Earlier this weekV ClSDlSuperihten dent Nancy Fuller Assistant Superin tendent of Administration Nancy Cobb and Rose Cervin the trustee in the con tested area met with BexarMet officials to listen to what they had to Fuller said After that meeting considering the legal battles complexity Fuller said she was convinced the district should seek a legal expert for advice It became clear to staff and me that it is necessary to have an attorney to research and see what is our best Fuller said We simply do not have the expertise to address Fuller said the districts legal repre sentative would talk to lawyers from each side of the water fight to find out how ready willing and able they are to give us the water we CISD officials hope to stay out of any legal or civil problems In other action Thursday trustees also refinanced 1996 bonds for a lower rate saving save the district accord ing to financial advisers BULVERDE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Jam 630 youth meeting 1 Denorrunatipn 28300 Attendance 460 i Phone 830 980 i service am contemporary saryJce Worshjfi styte Bulverde UMCs hallmark is helping build homes By Leigh Jones Staff Writer years of practice members of Bulverde United Methodist Church know how to swing their ham mers For one New Braunfels family that means straight waUs and a roof that does not leak in May the church sponsor the construction of a Habitat for Humanity home in New Braunfels The threebed room twobath house should be ready by August M What has made this church strong is mission pastor We have a Wstery of fauUding honies This is Uiefouith for us but the first with Constructionoriented mission proj ms stated several years ago wiw high school students working on homes in the Wo Grande Vailey Some of those stu dents now in college will be part of the Habitat framing team which will take the house from slab to roof in one week Jim Uncharic construction leader for the project has mission work to thank for his current position as a board member for the Comal County chapter of Habitat tor Humanity I started sponsoring the high school teams and kind of got he said Students will be able to work along side their parents this summer since the project is local Oeaton is excited the home is so nearby because it will ate the whole church to become involved Before our construction mission work only involved about 100 people Now we hope to involve 300 or he said After the framing is complete teams of 25 to 30 individuals working on week ends wl finish worfc lan estimates 200 church members See mm Bulverde United Methodist Church pastor reads to Christian DeLeon and Anteraa