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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 29, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas V W OCTOBER WERALDZEITUNG SPORTS VOLLIYBALL Canyons volleyball season ends in fourgame loss to Alamo Page 7A COUPON TICKET Wurstfest is offering a free ticket with the purchase of a paid admission to the Page 2A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 300 14 2 sections CLICK i i Partly cloudy High Low 88 70 Details 1B DEARABBY M CLASSIFIEDS COMICS 21 FORUM OBITUARIES M SPORTS 7A TV GRIDS Residents challenge language on ballot By Scott Matron Staff Writer Four days before the elec supporters of Proposition 2 that would designate the Comal County fairgrounds park claimed city officials have intentionally misled vot ers by tampering with ballot Tuesdays city ballot includes three propositions Proposition which would freeze proper ty taxes for senior citizens 65 and older Proposition which would designate the Comal County fairgrounds park and Proposition which would ban glass and alu minum containers on rivers and lakes within the city Council has already voted to donate the fairgrounds to the Comal County Fair Association if Proposition 2 The language for Proposition 3 includes language from Chapter 86 of the city which according to the ballot is titled glass and aluminum beverage containers prohibited in park areas and on lakes and The ballot proposes to amend Section 868 of the city code with language in subsec tion It shall be considered a misdemeanor offense for anyone carry ing or disposing of glass and aluminum beverage contain ers while on or in lakes and streams within the city lim its but not limited See Page 5A CISD board WURSTFEST FESTIVITIES looks at exemption By Leigh Jones i StaffWriter Comal Independent School District trustees came one step closer to approv ing the Freeport inventory tax exemption Although no vote was trustees indi cated to Greater New BrauntH Chamber of Commerce President Michael Meek they would be interested in talking with Freeport eligible businesses in the district about financial compensation to make up for money lost to the Freeport exemption is a tax abatement for businesses that manufacture or store inventory within the district before ship ping it out of The district currently receives roughly in Freeporteligi ble inventory Meek initially suggested the district pur sue an exemption phasein to reduce the impact of losing the money all at but Superintendent Nancy Fuller had a better A payment in lieu of taxes would be of great benefit to the she told You can approach these businesses with our blessing if you let me help you negoti ate the Ive done that Meek was quick to telling trustees a similar situation was worked out with Waco businesses when the city adopted See Page 5A Wurstfest time Workers watch crowds come and every ywr at 44th annual event begins with biting of the sausage By Leigh Jones StaffWriter AT A GLANCE What Wurst fest 2004 opening cere mony When 5 today Where Wursthalle FRIDAY ACTIVITIES A list of activi ties to be held at Wurstfest Paqe3A DAVID Wurstfest President Doug and 2004 Grosse Opa Don Bedford offer up a toast and a hardy Bin Prosit prior to the opening of the 44th annual celebration of German Wurstfest officially opens today at 5 with the biting of the For the next 10 local dentist Don Bed ford will set down his drill and concentrate on spreading the spass Bedford is Grosse Opa and Spass Meis ter for Wurstfest 2004 the 44th annual salute to Running around town in his Lederho sen and multicolored Bedford is relish ing his onceinalife time Im the guy in charge of he festival is all about fun and pre serving German Herb director of Wurst said Wurstfest was fun for even people without German On Patricks everyone is he During everyone is All Wurstfest activities revolve around three elements vital to every culture drink and great In the German thai means beer and oornpah Food operated by community and civic will offer the usu al delectable fried Oreos and potato pancakes and some new treats See Page 3A Greater Life United Pentecostal renovates old church for use diffweat haute of GREATER UHE UNTTED PENTECOSTAL I Pastor Jack Oool I Denomination United Pentecostal I Attendance 50 I Meeting times 10 and 6 Sunday Location 134 Enchantment Lane Phone 6091325 Worship style open Mission The whole Gospel to the whole By Leigh JonM StaffWriter When Daniel Tristan stepped off a plane in Israel two years he had no idea that an eightweek mission trip would turn into a lifelong Tristan might have been surprised by the but Greater Life United Pen tecostal Church Pastor Jack Dool was When the two men met in Dool was preaching to an aging and in his early was seek ing meaning for his I loved the warmth of the Tristan When 1 visited the I felt right away thats where I needed to Six years Dools congregation is getting and Tristan has found meaning and a Dool encouraged Tristan to go back to school to get a theology degree from Texas Bible and now he shares his week ly preaching responsibilities with his young ts realty changed my Tristan I was never a risktaker 1 step out in faith all the Tristan returned from his trip to the Middle East convinced he would end up as a foreign missionary some He has done mission work in El Sal vador and At he acts as a missionary and translator for Spanish speaking church members and Greater Lites congregation is not the only thing to go through a transformation since the church was founded 10 years The bright white church building is something of a resurrection When Dool and his toured the property in the small church building had been abandoned for seven The only thing holding up the front porch were some overgrown Dool was undaunted by the buildings renovation needs before becoming a he worked as a construction See CHURCH Page 3A DAVID WQMWHeraldZeitung Pastor Jack Dool works on a sermon in his office at the Greater Ufa United Pentecostal if
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