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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas NOVEMBER ERALDZEITUNG SPORTS GOOD SPORTS Photos of area entries and their accomplishments in the world of Page 8A FORUM COLUMN Charley Reese writes how the future of America depends on whether we have a revival of Page 6A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 3 14 2 sections CLICK BO0 5noooor Partly j cloudy High Low 79 57 Details 1B DEARABBY M 41 COMICS 2t CROSSWORD It FORUM 6A OBITUARIES 1A SPORTS 7A TV GRIDS m No major flooding after rain DAVID A vehicle lies submerged under water at a low water crossing Wednesday morning on Solms Peel Landmark Lofts on track to open in a year By Ron Malonay Staff Writer Comal County received between 2 and 4 inches of rain late Tuesday and early but reported few problems compared to com munities to the north and tornado warnings passed Tuesday night with no local reports of tornadoes or serious storm Flood warnings stayed in effect through but a weather official said late that afternoon most of the serious rain had moved on Todays weather is expected to be partly By officials expect a chance of rain with daytime high temperatures moderating from the 70s down into the Comal County Sheriffs Mark Reynolds relayed reports of a few downed trees and prob lems at the countys regular low water Deputies were busy seeing that barricades were put up in the right Reynolds Everybody was on alert last Deputies and firefighters res cued one woman from a car in Solms early accord ing to County Engineer Tom Hornseth reported the regular closures of lowwater We did have a good but I havent heard of any See Page 3A WEIHNACHTSMARKT By Ron Maloney Staff Writer LCRA power plant developer Larry Peel said Wednesday his project is on track to begin rent ing apart ments about Pee in a I known for his environ mentally sensitive building spoke to members of the New Braunfels Rotary Club at its weekly meeting at the Comal County Senior Cit izens Cen updating them on the million Larry Peel LANDMARK LOFTS RENTALS I Looking for an apartment Get on the Land mark Lofts wait ing list by call ing 512 327 Ask for Inside the located at Landa Street and Landa Park Peels contractors began in the basement and are now starting work on the framing for its floors above excavation has been completed for the rear entrance off Fredericksburg artificial lakes and a swimming Within two to three Peel subcontractors will begin pouring slabs lor the outside garden apartment All the he he has been careful to try to pro tect what natural endow ments exist on the 23acre He fought with the city earlier in the project to pre serve old pecan trees along Landa Street not a com mon stance for a developer and said everything is being done to protect trees See Page 3A Photos by MANDY Amidst fake Christmas Eileen Conley with Memory Lane Antiques sets up a booth for the Weihnachtsmarkt at the civic Preview offers look at holiday gifts Weekly Tour of Faith Town hall meeting to discuss land use By Scon Mahon Staff Writer The New Braunfels Plan ning Commission has begun a fiveyear update of the 1999 comprehensive and will hold a town hall meeting for local input in regard to future land We will be interested hear ing what local residents envi sion in regard to future so that we can use their input to draft a land use said Frank director of Com mittees will be formed that represent different sections of the AT A GLANCE What Planning Commission TownHall meeting When Tuesday Where New Braunfels Civic Center Robbins said a meeting would be held at Tuesday at the New Braunfels Civic A primary objective is to update the citys land use he The commit tees will help draft the map at subsequent The land use map would See Page 3A By Leigh Jones Staff Writer The Friday after Thanksgiv ing might signal the start of the holiday shopping season around the but in New it starts this weekend with Weihnachts The traditional German pronounced Vie fills the New Braunfels Civic Center widi 42 vendors from around the All money raised through the entry fees benefits the Sophienburg Last people came to the market to get their shop ping done jeannette Reaves was one of I usually get 90 percent of my shopping done while Im walk ing she Its nice to beat the Thanksgiving Demi Designs Gruene representative Emily Harborth arranges the shelves at her booth at the Wei Reaves is one of 19 volun teers who started working at the beginning of the year on this years They started decorating the Civic Center and by noon today it will be trans formed into a winter wonder The market opens tonight See Page 3A FESSTAGE EVENTS Weihnachts markt Preview 6 New Braunfels Civic Center Weihnachts markt 10 to 6 Friday and Saturday10 to 5 New Braunfels Civic Center Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting 19 Advent Vespers Choral 4 28 Pictures with Cowboy Kringle 2628 Christmas Showcase of Arts and 2728 6 to 9 2 Caroling in the 6 to 8 1011 and 1718 Christmas Tour of 11 to 5 4 Visit with 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 5 Jingle Bell 9 11 II Candlelight 5 to 8 11 R Caroling at the 16 Annual Christmas lighting ceremony Friday AT A OUNCE The ceremony begins at wmwtmr What Annual Christmas lighting switch on reeaaMirfidaMv begins onttoMaia Where Main to anivai of OR
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