Sunday, April 10, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 10, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas THE SUNDAY APRIL 2005 SALDZEITUNG LIFE FESTIVALS Kindermasken return later this month with more events Page 1C FORUM CIVIC CENTER Publisher DougToney says little has changed in the last year and the city needs a ren ovated civic Page 4A 123 32 5 sections CLICK DEAR ABBY 3E CLASSIFIEDS ID COMICS 4C chance of rain I FORUM 4A High Low j OBITUARIES 3A i mil NBiiiii nil ii ill 11 ii Or vJn I O IB S TV GRIDS Debate over landscape ordinances continues By Scott Mahon Staff Writer The debate over competing land scape ordinances got so heated this week that the New Braunfels Plan ning Commission opted to postpone a The commission was scheduled to approve one of the but after supporters of the second ordinance spoke the decision was delayed to allow time for anoth er work Planning commissioner Dewayne Neel said because the issue was so a vote by die planning commission would have been pre It was on the agenda to vote he said of Tuesdays But it was such a hot the commis sion felt it would have been too soon to so we tabled the vote and scheduled a workshop in May to go over the two The debate about a landscape ordinance has been ongoing for more than two During that two city committees have cre ated ordinances that would increase the landscaping requirements for new commercial The dispute is over how strong the See DEBATE Page 7 A A CHAMPIONSHIP EFFORT City interested in purchasing TxDOT yard By Scott Mahon Staff Writer Photos by DAVID The New Braunfels girls soccer team applauds its the Canyon at the end of the game Saturday Canyon soccer fans cheer on their team during the regional championship Community turns out to support girls soccer teams AT A GLANCE H What New Braunfels City Council ffl When Monday M Where Municipal 424 Castell By David Rupkalvis News Editor The New Braunfels girls soccer team likely knew it would be a good day when they began their crosstown trek Saturday to face Canyon High Greeting the Unicorns all the way down Loop 337 were hand made signs encouraging them to beat the Cougarettes in the Region IV championship Hours the Unicorns did just winning 20 to highlight a recordsetting season at both New Braunfels and Unicorns will compete in their firstever state tournament next week and Canyon can take com fort in reaching the regional finals for the first time The signs along Loop 337 was just the beginning of a contest that took place not only on the field but in the On one the redclad Canyon fans held up handmade did cheers and kept up a steady rhythm by beat ing on trash cans and anything else that resembled a On the other the New Braunfels fans waved did impromptu cheers and one group of male stripped down to their waists to show their support with Go Unicorns written across their While the crowd that likely approached 500 people did not mirror the yearly Wurst Bowl they did likely set a record for a girls soccer game in New This is just fun to be a part Canyon fan Michael Jacobsen See SOCCER Page 9A If the Texas Department of Transportation moves it local New Braun fels city officials would like to pur chase TxDOTs cur rent site on 135 Although the city hasnt made an official City Manager Chuck Pinto said he would like to meet with TxDOT officials to discuss the Our thinking is to move the citys main street and sanitation Pinto All of the city public works trucks and equipment you now see behind city hall would be moved to the TxDOT site on 135 if we could make this Pinto said the 10acre site on 135 had an appraised value of but if TxDOT agreed to the the city would not purchase the property TxDOT already has another site picked so if we contributed toward preparing the new site for then we could make this happen more he If we bought the TxDOT property on 135 itd take a lot longer because of the way TxDOT would have to handle the See COUNCIL Page 7A Walking taU Volksmarchers head to the streets to raise money for children in the com f 11 Legendary trucks come to life at Historical Society Truck Show Photos by DAVID David Holley dusts the dirt off of his 1947 International KB12 truck while participating in the American Truck Historical Society Truck Show Saturday By Leigh Jones Staff Writer David Holley turned a lot of heads as he drove down Interstate10 from Huffman toward New Braunfels in his 1947 International big The shiny black and gray KB 12 model was on the road for only the second time since Holley bought it two years With gas prices well over per long trips require good It gets about 5 miles to the gal Holley admitted with a The trucks journey ended just north of town at the Kaderli Auction home of the American Truck Historical Society Truck On a dusty lot beside Holley took his place beside antique trucks from all over the While truck enthusiasts wan dered between the the drivers exchanged restoration tips and laid claim to bragging If these guys who drive diesels tell you they get 7 miles to the they must be dragging it with a You have to watch these some of em will tell you said Murlin Bottlinger with a Bottlinger brought two trucks from his home in His 1961 Diamond T and the 1936 1 ton Ford flatbed were parked next to each mak ing it easy for Bot tlinger to answer questions about Truck restora tion is more than a hobby for the grain elevator is a way to retain a part of his I started driving trucks in he Back your truck was like your right You had to have it to make a I hate to see them See TRUCKS Page 8A WRIGHT APRIL IS ALCOHOL co AWARENESS MOUTH liive Responsibly Miller Brewing TX