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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 31, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas                                THE SUNDAY OCTOBER 2004 HERALDZEITUNG SPECIAL SECTION VISITORS QUID Annual Winter Visitors Guide offers look at activities and events in New Canyon Inside COUPON TICKET Wurstfest is offering a free ticket with the purchase of a paid admission to the Page 4B Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 302 28 4 sections CLICK I I 8 cloudy High Low 84 68 Details 3B DEAR ABBY 6C CLASSIFIEDS ID COMICS 4C CROSSWORD 4C FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 1B TV GRIDS 3 dead in fiery wreck LOCAL ELECTIONS Residents to decide on propositions 2OO4 Day I On Election each dis trict will have one voting location District 2 is at Lakeside Baptist 2719 FM District 4 is at Lamar Primary 240 Photos by DAVID Department of Public Safety Trooper Joel Machost marks the asphalt around two still smoldering SUVs involved in a deadly accident onTexas 46 Saturday Upon both vehicles were engulfed in All three occupants of the vehicles died at the Police investigating morning accident By Ron Maloney StaffWriter BULVERDE Three died Satur day morning in a fiery collision on Texas 46 west of Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper II James Jones said Johnny Cleo of New his son David Alan of Kyle and Vicki Lynn of were all dead at the scene of the Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Susan Dvorak pronounced them dead at Jones said Cause of death was not the trooper We dont know yet whether they were killed on impact or died in the Jones Dvorak ordered A witness who was eastbound on Texas 46 approaching the intersec tion with Brand Road said he saw a vehicle not involved in the accident stopped for the As it the a Boerne resident who asked that his name not be used in the heard but didnt see the impact beyond Jones said that impact noise was believed to come when a Ford Expe Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers James Joel Machost and Richard Salinas examine the charred wreckage of a Ford Expedition after it was struck in the side by a Chevy Suburban onTexas 46 west of 281 Saturday westbound and towing a Mazda was believed to have lost control rounding a curve on Texas 46 where it crosses Indian eastbound in a Sub struck the right side of the Jones said the elder Edwards was believed to be driving the The Boeme resident said the towed Mazda pickup broke free of the Expe crossed the roadway in front of jumped the guardrail on the eastbound side of the road and end ed up on its side down over an He pointed to a spot where troopers were working about 25 feet from the burntout See Page 7A Senior Opa Neeley still active in Wurstfest at 98 DAVID MNUUWHeraldZeitung Joe Wurstfests oldest Opa at unloads money and tickets at one of the booths Friday afternoon inside the Wurstfest By Scott Mahon Staff Writer Wurstfests oldest Joe attributes modera plenty of sleep and exercise to the fact that hes still helping with New Braunfels annual Wurstfest Born in 1906 in the Indian Territory one year before Oklahoma became a the 98yearold Senior Opa first became involved with Wurstfest in We moved to New Braun fels in we fell in SUNDAY ACTIVITIES I A list of activities to be held at Wurstfest PugelOA love with the community during trips through New he Im not the oldest senior Opa on the basis of my years of involve ment with but I guess Im the oldest Opa according to Neeley graduated from high school in in See Page 10A By Scott Mahon StaffWriter City and county voters will decide Tuesday to extend to senior and disabled vot ers a freeze on property New Braunfels residents will vote on three including one to designate the Comal County Fairgrounds city park All three propositions were initiated by peti although the New Braunfels City Coun cil voted to put Proposition which would freeze city property taxes for seniors 65 and on the ballot before a petition was for mally Commissioners put the tax freeze question on the county also as Proposition See Page 7A Parker face off in Precinct 3 vote By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Precinct 3 voters in New Braunfels will decide Tuesday whether to keep a politi cal veteran in office as their commissioner or replace her with a relative newcomer to county Either Precinct 3 Commissioner Cristina Zamora or her Republican Greg will represent one quarter of the countys population on commissioners court beginning Precinct 3 is comprised of neighborhoods in the West inner New Braunfels and along Interstate 35 to the northeast end of the Precinct 3 voters can check their voter registration cards and compare them to the See Page 7A 2 NBISD school boaid up for election By Leigh Jones StaffWriter New Braunfels Independent School Dis trict residents in districts 2 and 4 will elect school board representatives for the next three years Incumbent Jorge who has sat on the board for four serving the last as will face Reynaldo Ortiz in District In District Matt Bettersworth will face former board member Bill who hopes to take over his wife Penelopes board who has lived in the district all his said he hoped to bring a younger per spective to the school Bettersworth See Page 7A Voters who are unsure of their County voting precinct after redistricting can check their voter registration card mailed by the county tax lector for the threedigit precinct Note that some polling places in New Braunfels and New Braunfels Independent School District elections will be Precinct 101 New Braunfels Senior Citizens 655 New Braunfels Precinct 102 New Braunfels Presbyterian 373 New Braunfels Precinct 103 Oakwood Baptist 2154 Loop New Braunfels Precinct 104 Canyon Lake Action Center FM Sattler Precinct 105 Canyon Lake Golf and Country 405 Watts Canyon Lake Precinct 106 Guadalupe Valley Telephone Coopera 36101 FM Smithson Valley Precincts 207 Peace Lutheran Church 1147 New Braunfes Precinct 202 Comal Elementary 6720 FM New Braunfels Precinct 203 Mission Valley Bowling 2311 Texas 46 New Braunfels Precinct 204 Bulverde Community Bulverde and Ammann Bulverde Precinct 205 Jay Feibelman Garden Ridge Community FM Garden Ridge Precinct 206 Oak Village North fire 695 Circle Oak Bulverde Precincts 307 Lone Star Primary 144 New Braunfels Precinct 302 United Methodist Wesley 572 Antonio entrance on Mill New Braunfels Precinct 303 Eagles 257 New Braunfels Precinct 305 Frazier Elementary 1441 Highway New Braunfels Precinct 306 Paul Lutheran 181 Santa Clara New Braunfels Precinct 401 Eden Home for the 631 New Braunfels Precinct 402 Church In The 14181 FM Canyon City Precinct 403 Fischer Store School Community Texas 32 at FM Fischer Precinct 404 Cross Lutheran 2171 Common New Braunfels Precinct 405 Spring Branch Volunteer Fire 281 at FM Spring Branch Precinct 406 Faith United Church of 970 Loop New Braunfels Think DIAMOND BRACELET for Christmas LayAway Now t51 BlMNtSi 35 240 BK factory   

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