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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 10, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas                                SPORTS FOOTBALL Mike Cantu is gunning for third straight victory as New Braunfels starting quarter Page 8A NOVEMBER RALDZEITUNG ServingNewBraunfels and Comal County since FORUM COLUMN Jennifer Evans writes how there is nothing cowardly about a yellow ribbon dis Page 4A 309 16 2 sections CLICK 8 OF IT Mostly cloudy High Low 79 59 Details2B DEAR ABBY 41 CLASSIFIEDS 4t COMICS 3i CROSSWORD II FORUM 6A OBITUARIES 1A SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 41 By Scott Mahon StaffWriter District Judge Charles Ram say dissolved a temporary restraining order against the city of New and denied former Robert Kruegers request for a temporary injunction to prevent the city from donat ing the Comal County fair grounds to the Comal Coun ty Fair who intimated before the 2 election that he would initiate legal action against the city if Proposition 2 obtained the tempo rary restraining order last Proposition which was initiated by a petition spear headed by District 6 Council man Ken would GROWING PAINS order on city have designated the fair claimed city officials inten grounds city park land had it tionally misled voters by tam passed the meas pering with the ballot lan ure failed 2 by a margin of 2 to Before the Krueger See page 2A Veterans to be honored at events u Photos by DAVID Walter Cheeseman asks the board oitrustees of the Citizen Center was Gerri Webtf asked to resign during a heated meeting at the center Tuesday Seniors discuss recent events at center By Ron Maloney StaffWriter The Comal County Senior Citizens Cen ter experienced some growing pains at its board of trustees meeting Trustees of the Comal County Senior Citizen Foundation have recently seen completion of a long range plan paid for by a Kronkowsky Founda tion grant and are moving forward preparing for what they expect will be a period of growth and increased pro But 100 center members attended a trustees meeting that typical ly sees attendance of 10 or sometimes none to express concerns over the recent departure of Executive Director Gerry Webb and a resulting staff The HeraldZeitung was unable to reach Webb at her home Tuesday After an hourandahalf discussion of Webbs departure in which the board said more than threequarters of those who attended left without staying to listen to other business on the Board President Mary Breitung opened the meeting saying Webb had resigned and her resignation was accept ed at the conclusion of a threehour long closed session meeting Under the Texas Open Meetings personnel matters can be conducted in Any action to take place as a result must then be taken in public A very vocal Simone questions why the board of trustees for the Comal County Senior Citizen Center wont discuss what happened with former employee Gerri Breitung said she could not comment on why Webb left past making the state ment cleared by an In the wake of Webbs four paid employees left the senior center and two of the boards 11 members Also departing were an unstated number of unpaid volun As part of her opening Bre itung described the long range which took seven months to and made brief Change isnt especially for us kids over Breitung This plan gives us new We started this pro gram with Gerry Webb and it will take everyone here working as a team to accomplish our John Harper called for the board to reverse Webbs departure or resign and call a special I feel like I represent a good portion of those people who are members of this Harper We have a serious See Page 2A By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Framed against the backdrop of casual ty reports coming out of America will remember its veterans During a time of it might be hard to believe 11 was originally set aside to celebrate the end of the war that was sup posed to end all i President Woodrow Wilson declared 11 Armistice one year after America signed a treaty with ending World War Although Armistice Day became Veterans Day in after America sacrificed anoth er generation to another global Wil soi is original proclamation still has To us in the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the countrys service and with gratitude for the both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and jus tice in the councils of the he The following events will take place tomorrow to honor veterans Comal Independent School District Bill Brown Elementary presentation of flags and Comal at flag pole and Frazier programs throughout the day Goodwin in library for 8 Hoffmann Lane Elementary break fast and musical 8 Mountain Valley School musical trib ute and 9 Rahe Bulverde Elementary flag cere mony and slide Rebecca Creek including two SVHS seniors talking about why they are joining the armed Specht Elementary assembly with patriotic Arlon Seay Intermediate assembly with military guest Canyon Intermediate reception and Canyon Middle School reception with See Page 3A COMING SATURDAY Postseason begins DID YOU HEART OF TEXAS MARINES DANCE I Before Americans commemorat ed Veterans or Armistice members from one of the nations most este emed military branches cele brated a birth The United States Marine Corps was founded The Heart of Texas Marines will gather to celebrate 229 years of Semper Fidelis with a dinner and dance There are no said retired Marvin It stays with you all your I Don owner of Maxwell Chevrolet and former Marine helicopter will offer the evenings I Tickets are and must be purchased by I For informa call 629 Hwt round coverage of New Braunfels games in football Comal Public School Foundation gives 11 grants for longterm projects ByUkhJonM For sayeaK yearbook teacher to teach aphjot class at School Spring Branch She has a but it is empty funding was never available for development That all changed Monday representatives from toe Comal Public School Founda tion presented McMahon and art teacher Thomas Rogers with a grant We were very wodt into the grant request and just kept our fingers McMabjjn and Rogers wi use the money to purchase devel opment equipment for the lab r every student in SCHOOL PROJECTS For a complete list of the projects funded by the Comal Punic School see additional story on Page the new photography elective scheduled for next Every the founda tion awards grants to teachers throughout the district who haw plans for longterm class room projects their schools could not otherwise This 11 including eight corporatespon sored innovative teaching received almost The smallest went to Margaret Hamilton for the Mountain Valley School Post We want to motivate our lads to write well and she Writing which are diffi cult tor some arc an impor tant part of standardized The oncampus post office will be a miniature replica of the real complete with mail sorters and stu dentdesigned Ib make sure rheniaU is deliv ered to the right each hall way will get a name and the classrooms will be Students will be encour but not to send notes and cards to their friends and Hamilton even persuaded the Post Office to donate an authentic blue mailbox for the front of the school building so parents can mail birthday cards or notes to their See Page 3A I BLUEBONNET OVER 700 VEHICLES IN STOCK Jccjj KtMt tiOO 2OO 4 a LJ r LI SF VI I i F n i I   

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