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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 15, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas SPECIAL SECTION SONOBOOK The annual Caroling in the Plaza songbook features songs that will be sung at the Inside I think they know what they need to Ill be watch ing them on tele Robert Johannessen We think Coach Larry Hill is Max Schreiber Even my 2year old grandson goes to all the Chuck McElroy City to test automatic garbage collection By Scott Mahon StaffWriter The New Braunfels City Council voted unanimously to test a fourmonth pilot program for automated garbage collec The citys solid waste James proposed the pilot program to council in November during a council Ballowe said if the experiment were he would recommend imple menting a citywide fully automated sys tem sometime next New Braunfels has used a manual san itation collection system which costs the city about million a year to The pilot program would be tested on a route in an area northwest of Ohio Avenue and California There are two areas where well try the Ballowe One on the See Page 5A INSIDETODAY 2004 CHEER FUND Donations are still being accepted for the 2004 Cheer To StopbytheHeraid Zeitung office at 707 Landa Si between 8 and 5 Monday through Friday or mail a check made out to the New Braunfefe Harald Zeitungto Cheer New Braunfab 707 Lands New before Thanks to the following for thek support Gary Saafc with Aahley Fumfture Hunejftw and Farter DECEMBER KALDZEITUNG FORUM COLUMN Quest columnist William Jones writes how subversive groups have hijacked the nations 4A New Braunfels and Comal County since 16 2 sections CLICK Communi By Leigh Jones Staff Writer CANYON LAKE Dri ving through Sattler and visitors would never know the local high school football team is playing in this weeks 5A state championship foot ball None of the businesses have signs in their win The streets are not lined with congratulatory But that does not mean the community is not behind the Smithson Valley Im surprised not to see more said Tod Canyon Lake area resident and Smithson Val i t all Mostly sunny High Low 55 22 Details1B DEAR ABBY 41 CLASSIFY W COMICS 31 CROSSWORD FORUM 4A OBITUARIES IA SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 41 reurafeLs JKM JM f ley High School But its such a wide area that feeds students to the Were kind of like separate little communi The communities might not be draped in red and but empty seats are hard to find at kickoff in Ranger Startzville residents Max and Carol Schreiber never miss a even though their grandchildren gradu ated several years To support their the Schreibers are considering making the long trip to Dal las to watch Saturdays Were still Carol We love Theyre going to go all the Max Carol said she was not surprised to see so few pub lie demonstrations of sup even though the team had lots of There are a lot of older people in these communi she They sup port the but theyre not the types to make signs and Signs or Canyon Lake Community Resource and Recreation Center Sports Coordinator Kristi said everyone she talked to was This is very she See Page 2A SVHS 2004 POSTSEASON SCORES SVHS San Marcos 21 m SVHS San Antonio Clark 20 SVHS San Benito 0 SVHS San Arttonio Taft24 SVHS Houston Clear Lake 10 Bock casts vote during electoral college session Photos by MANDY New Braunfels resident and elector for District 21 Bonnie Bock shared the celebration as Weddington announced George Bush as the winner of Texas presidential joins Kathy and Susan bottom in taking the elector oath of By Leigh Jones StaffWriter At this time of tourists are usually the only groups that con verge on the Texas Capitol build ing in but the House of Representatives cham ber was full of exultant Republi Replete with American flag neckties and a few George Bush campaign they slapped each other on the back and snapped photos in front of the speakers podium decorated with Christmas The party faithful had reason to celebrate their team won in November and they were present in the state capitol to help make it official with the collection of Texas 34 electoral college Theres a great level of excite ment said Bennie New Braunfels resident and elec tor for District These people have a great sense of patriotism and historical As he took his seat at the desk normally occupied by Edmund Bock had a strong sense of deja vu with a rea son to I also served as an elector in but we lost that this will be my first time voting for the he Before placing their Bock and his fellow electors received a special message from the presi Thank you for your continued See Page 5A DID YOU I The electoral col lege was estab lished by Americas found ing fathers as a way to balance each states influ ence over the executive preventing popu lous statfis from ruling by simple I The number of electoral votes a state receives depends on the number of repre sentatives it has in the federal government one for each senator and house I Electors are selected by the political party in each usual ly at their elec tion year conven I Nebraska and Maine are the only two states that do not have a winnertake all electoral vote I Federal law does not require elec tors to vote for the candidates who won the popular but many including make them swear to uphold the will of the Trustees to publicly discuss members recent conduct StaffWriter A squabble among Carnal Indepen dent School District trustees will go pub lic Thursday when the board discusses publicly the conduct of member Rose The requested by Trustee Charles wl toom on Cetvins guest column in the 25 edition of the HeraldZeitung exposing the particu lars of a closed session Although not prohibited by law from discussing the events of the Burt believes Cervin broke faith with her fellow board How can we be comfortable sharing our opinions witti each other if we dojin know whether they will be aired in pub lic he We say these meetings are but if that rule doesnt maybe we should conduct all our meetings in open In her Cervin took board President Dan Krueger and Superinten dent Nancy Fuller to task for allegedly pushing trustees to select one of three See Page5A AT A GLANCE I What Comal Inde pendent School District board meeting I When 6 Thursday I Where Mountain Valley 1161 Sattler Canyon Lake I BLUEBONNET OVER 700 VEHICLES IN STOCK Jeep MJ1 1515 2004 FORD TAURUS SES j Ihib Hncc
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