New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 7, 2005, Page 9

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April 07, 2005

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas GOODFORYOU Photo submitted SVHS juniors recently made a surprise visit to Spring Branch Middle School with a check for two district employees. From left, Jennifer Moreno and Katie Funk, Smithson Valley High PALS students, and Coach Molly Lightsey of Spring Branch Middle. SVHS Juniors present check to 2 district employees Smithson Valley High School juniors Katie Funk, Jennifer Moreno and Amy Lefever made a surprise visit to Spring Branch Middle School with a very large check recently. The girls, in Cricket Ingraham's PALS class, raised $2,242 for two district employees, SBMS coach Molly Lightsey and SVHS band director Jeff Lightsey, whose infant son Clark was born Nov. 9 with a diseased colon. Funk told Ingraham she wanted to do something to help with medical bills related to Clark’s required surgeries. “I love coach and the schools," Funk said, in a district press release. "I wanted to help them somehow because I knew the medical bills were high.” The girls raised the First $1,000 with a basketball shoot-a-thon for 75 students and adults. The remaining money was donated by local businesses. Molly was overwhelmed by the student’s gesture. “Thank you, thank you to everyone,” she said, through tears. “This will definitely help. Our insurance doesn’t cover the cost of all of the supplies we have to buy for Clark.” — Leigh Jones Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: M Victorla.!Oactiz ■ Barbara Borchers, April 6 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO: ■ Inocencio and Paula Paredez, 26 years How to get your news into the Herald-Zetiung Residents are encouraged to share their accomplishments, special moments and community events, you can submit by: ■ Mail- 707 Landa St 78130. ■ [email protected] ■ Information — Call 625-9144, ext 222 THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2005 DAILY COMINGFRIDAY tw Tour of Faith Community of Christ will be profiled in the weekly series. B Section! Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e mail at [email protected] com TODAY S EVENTS CLUBS Noon Lions Club Time: 11:30 a.m. Location: Senior citizens center Kiwanis Club Time: Noon Location: Ryan's Family Steak-house, 485 E. Business 35 Information: (830) 606-0068. Geronimo VFW Post 8456 bingo Time: 6 p.m. kitchen opens American Sewing Guild Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: First Baptist Church, 733 Cross St. You should know: Demonstration will be by Dea Heller on making a "quilt as you go" table runner. Visitors welcome. Information: 620-0675 New Braunfels Elks Lodge Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin Men's Garden Club Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Faith United Church, 970 Loop 337 You should know: Monarch butterflies by Russ and Lisa Ashley. Guests welcome. Information: 625-5745 COMMUNITY Free Tax Aide, Free E-Filing Date: Tuesday and Thursday through April 15 Time: 1 to 5 p.m. Location: Senior citizens center You should know: Bring Social Security cards for taxpayer and dependent, all 2004W-2's and all other related income forms, plus a copy of last year's tax return. Noon Book Roview Time: Noon Location: N.B. Public Library You should know: "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" by John Berendt will be reviewed by Carla Tatum. Alcoholics Anonymous — Smoke-Free Time: 7 p.m. Location: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin St. Films at the Library Time: 7 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Public Library You should know: Sponsored Photo submitted DON'T MISS NINE-PIN TOURNAMENT Leslie Uecker, Brianna Foerster and Sheila McDonald prepare for a nine-pin bowling tournament to benefit Canyon High School Project Graduation. The event will be held Saturday at Mission Valley Bowling Club. The tournament is a two-game series and times are at 3:30,6 and 8:30 p.m. For information, call Phyllis Foerster at 629-2664 or Wanda Uecker at (210) 651-4207. by the New Braunfels Public Library Foundation, "Carol's Journey," the story of a young girl's coming of age set in Spain during the Spanish Civil War. Information: Call Lynn Thompson at 608-2150. Smoke-free bingo Time: 7 to 9:30 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. Location: Fraternal Order of Eagles, 257 E. South St. You should know: Adults only Cost: $6 per person minimum Alcoholicos Anonimos Tiempo: 8 ha 9 p.m. Donde: 1142 Eikel St. Informacion: 625-0057 Mayor Adam Cork to speak at school assembly Time: 2:30 p.m. Location Nancy Ney Charter school You should know: Public invited to attend 'Forever Plaid' Date: Through April 23 Time: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Sunday 3 p.m. matinee You should know: Musical comedy about four young men from the '50s who are prevented from giving their first concert by a serious accident, but Heaven gives them a second chance.Tickets available at China-n-Things. Cost: $15 general; $13 seniors and students Information: 609-3092 WORKSHOP Eagles Auxiliary No. 2999 Quilting Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Eagles Hall You should know: Ongoing quilting session Information: Call Jacqui Garland at 629-3973. REMINDERS DON'T FORGET Church Women of Comal County Date: Friday Time: Noon Location: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 138 E. Austin St. You should know: Annual spring luncheon benefits the Salvation Army. Door prizes. Cost: $6 Information: 606-9658 New Braunfels Iris Society Spring Sale Date: Saturday Time: 1 to 3 p.m. Location: Senior citizens center You should know: Free admission. American Truck Historical Society Truck Show Date: Saturday through Sunday Time: IO a.m. Location: Kaderli Auction You should know: Show open to special interest vehicles. There will be a swap meet, arts and crafts booths, raffle, auction, food and drinks. Information: 606-7355 Women and Teens Weekend Retreat Date: Friday through Sunday Location: YO. Ranch Resort, Kerrville You should know: Central Texas Aglow retreat, begins 7 p.m. Friday and ends noon Sunday. Cost: $75 adult; $30 teen. Information: (210) 655-2497 Annual Kid's Day Out Golf Tournament Date: Saturday Time: 1 p.m. shotgun start Location: Landa Park Golf Course You should know: Entry fee includes green fees, cart, dinner, gift bag, door prizes. Cash awards for top three places. Cost: $60 Information: 629-2286 Blood Drive Date: Saturday Time: 2 to 5 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Post Office, 686 S. Seguin Information: Cal Frank Christensen at 625-7736. Walkfest Date: Saturday Time: 8 a.m. to noon Location: Begin at Landa Haus, Landa Park You should know: Sponsored by New Braunfels Marsch- und Wandergruppe and New Braunfels Utilities, 10-kilometer route winds through Landa Park and Panther Canyon. Live music, proceeds benefit Communities in Schools. Information: Call Helgard Hollis at 625-6330. PLAN AHEAD Story Time Date: Monday Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: N.B. Public Library You should know. Part of the library's celebration of National Library Week. "Lilly" of Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes will be there. Model Railroad Jamboree Date: April 16 Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: N.B. Civic Center You should know: Family fun event, fund-raiser for New Braunfels Historic Railroad and Modelers Society/ Bluebonnet Chapter of the National Railway Historic Society. Cost: $6 adults, $1 children under 18 Information: 629-2071 WEATHER Updated forecasts: www.srh.noaa.gov Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click "go" button. TEXAS FORECAST TODAY Mostly sunny Hi: 79 Low: 52 Thursday, April 7 ACCUWsath0r.COm forecast for daytime conditions, low/high temperatures coco ~or, :Amirtlto[7d'V4F] 1 KAN MO NM OKLA. (wichita Fait* W/mT] — ,—...........•    Dallas    74    /SO    T^ , ................  ,    Midland    TI'750< ll/    -.............---1 I EI_Paao |7«/54 J - -.............J    * x ~ hrC o  — ] San Antonio 80756 Mexico o © 2005 AccuWeather, Inc. rn ^ [ Brownsville ]84 758 o to £3 o    o Sunny Pl Cloudy Cloudy Shower# T-storms Rain f lume# Snow ice Via Associated Press SUN and MOON MOON PHASES Sunset today 7:55 p.m. POLLEN COUNTS Mold Moderate Mulberry Moderate Sycamore Low Oak Very High 4/8 I 1st qtr. 3/16 Full ^Lastqtr. 4/24 ^ sn COASTAL FORECAST Mostly sunny with north winds at IO to 15 knots. around 60 coast Friday Mostly sunny Hi: 81 Low: 56 Saturday Mostly cloudy Hi: 82 Low: 63 Sunday Mostly doudy Rain: 30% Hi: 82 Low: 57 Monday Partly doudy Rain: 30% Hi: 78 Low: 55 IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows 4/05 Canyon Dam 82/57 New Braunfels Airport 83/61 Rainfall 4/05 Month Canyon Dam 0.06 0.06 New Braunfels 0.61 0.61 Rater Flows 4/06 Change Edwards Aquifer 696.7 -0.3 Comal River 456.0 +2.0 BY THE NUMBERS Boston/64/42//PC!dy Charlotte,N.C782/50//PCIdy Cheyenne/49/33/.01/Clr Chicago/76/58//Rain Cincinnati/77/52//PCIdy Cleveland/75/49//PCIdy Denver/53/35/.22/Clr Detroit/77/51 //Cldy Kansas City/72/55/.41/Rain LasVegas/71/54//Clr Los Angeles/83/59//Clr Mpls-St Paul/72/44//Cldy New Orleans/78/7Q//Rain New York City/67/50//PCIdy Philadelphia/67/44//Clr Phoenix/8Q/58//Clr Pittsbu rg h/77/48//PCIdy St Louis/75/64//Rain Salt Lake City/50/34//Clr San Diego/Bi /58//Clr San Frandsco/7(V50//PCIdy Seattle/58/46/.07/Cldy Syracuse/59/42//Cldy Tampa-St Ptrsbg/82/66//PCIdy Topeka/72/54/.52/Rain Tucson/74/46//Clr Washington,D.C./69/52//Clr Wichita/79/53//Rain WEATHER EXTREMES High IOO at Laredo Low 13 at Leadville, Colo. cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 4/06 Changa Inflow    849.0    -93 cubic ft/second Outflow    395.0    -254 cubic ft/second Lake level    909.20    +0.20 feet above mean sea level NOU Pumping Report 4/06 Surface water Well level 6.837 million gallons 0.949 million gallons ACROSS TEXAS as of 8 a m. Tuesday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/5945/.01/Clr Austin/B1/51/.21/Clr Dallas-Ft Worth/82/59/.13/Cldy El Paso/73/47//Clr Houston/74/67/.01/PCIdy Lubbock/69/5Z7Clr ___ San Antonio/83/54//Clr_ ACROSS THE NATION as of 8 a m. Tuesday City/ HI/ Lol Pre/ Otlk Atlanta/78/53//Rain DAVID INGRAM/Herald-Zeitung Traffic sails down North Walnut Avenue Wednesday afternoon. For Lcm. Dne& ■ Closure: Crews will dose southbound exit ramp 190A and entrance ramp 190. ■ Reopens: None. Motorists wishing to access this area will use exit 191, just before Business 35 ■Work: Crews will be switching traffic to the newly constructed portion of the west frontage road from Business 35 to Meadow. ■ Closure: The southbound exit ramp 188 to Business 35 at the New Braunfels Marketplace is closed permanently and the southbound (west) frontage road will be switched to the newly completed frontage road from south ofTexas 46 to the Marketplace. ■ Reopens: The exit closure is permanent ■ Detour Traffic will be switched to Hie newly completed portion of the frontage road. ■ Work: Interstate 35 reconstruction project. eeMMswH ;

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