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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 15, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas APRIL SPORTS SO CLOSE The New Braunfels girls soc cer team takes McKinney to a Shootout before falling in the state Page SA TAX DAY DEADLINE Today is the final day to file income taxes without an extension or IRS Page 7 A Serving New Braunfels and Coma County since 127 16 2 sections CK Mostly Cloudy High Low 77 57 Details1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS BB COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 5A TV GRIDS 3B Millikin honored as Citizen of the Year DAVID Jay Millikin accepts the award as Citizen of the By Leigh Jones Staff Writer Comal County Commissioner Jay Millikin was in the hot seat and he did not look very Millikin turned bright red and laughed selfconsciously as Her aldZeitung Publisher Doug who had seated him in a chair facing a crowd of friends and likened him to the Energizer This guy puts the bunny to Toney told the people gathered to recognize Millikin as 2005 UNSUNG HEROES W Wayne Rahe B Bernie Jensen W Bud Dallman EG Liz Mooney 19 Tim Kolbe 03 Eugene and Laura Koenig H Helen Carmen Vargas and Barbara Cobb the 2005 Citizen of the an award acknowledging a public official for going above and beyond the call of Millikin likened the experience to frosting on a Im just elated and apprecia tive to be receiving he Everyone likes to be recognized for what they The Citizen of the Year was joined at the reception by 10 Unsung Heroes selected by the newspaper for their acts of self less community I am touched by the fact that I am here witb a bunch of people who love their Mil likin I am blessed to be a See HEROES Page 7A SPECIAL SECTION n Read more about the Unsung Heroes and 2005 Citizen of the Year Jay Helicopter company could move to NB By Scott Mahon StaffWriter A Nevadabased helicop ter company moved a step closer to moving its Texas operation to the New Braun fels Municipal Airport when the New Braunfels Industrial Development Corporation 4B board said it would con sider helping fund a mil lion airport expansion Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commierce Director of Economic Devel opment Rusty Brockman said after discussions for a million expansion fell through earlier this Sil ver State Helicopters might consider investing mil lion to upgrade its flight operations in New We had to but after talking to the people at Silver State they said they might commit million to expand their oper ations in New he They want New Braun fels to become their main base for their Texas and if they accomplish theyll bring about 150 See CHOPPER Page 3A Anew The Communications Source offers everything you need to keep in touch with friends and Pinto says interest in League City job is over By Scott Mahon StaffWriter New Braunfels City Manag er Chuck who was the top candidate for the League City administrators said as far as hes his interest in the job is But according to the Hous ton two League City councilmen asked Mayor Jeff Harrison this week to reconsider his decision not to hired a new city administrator before the citys May 7 elec The Chronicle reported Wednesday that during a reg ularly scheduled council meeting this council members Katie Benoit and Mike Hembree implored Harrison to end the citys See PINTO Page 3A AGONIZING LOSS Photos by DAVID New Braunfels girls soccer players Caitlin and Amanda Mathews console each other after a 10 loss to McKinney in the UIL semifinals in Round Rock Lauren and Mollie Brawner Valiant effort falls just short for New Braunfels By Will Wright Sports Editor AUSTIN There mustve been a lot of empty seats in classrooms at New Braunfels School Thursday morn because many of the stu dents were where they thought they should be cheering their Unicorns girls soccer team on at the state They came from all walks of student the non the and many stood the whole game directly behind the New Braunfels bench while the parents smartly took refuge a few levels up on the visitors side of the field at Round Rock ISOs Athletic Painted in blue and footballers spelled out the Unicorns on their Some were even but all were hoarse See SOCCER Page 3A NB Presbyterian celebrating 50 years NEW BRAUNFELS PRESBYTERIAN Pastor Ken and Peters Denomination Presbyterian Church 11 Attendance 600 Meeting times I Location 373 Howard Phone 6265141 Worship style Traditional By Leigh Jones StaffWriter The little white church on the edge of Landa Park was not much to look at in 1955 when Herman Sabrsula and 33 other members received a charter for a new The church was in the middle of nowhere when we on the outskirts of the he we liked it because it was next to Landa Park where we had a lot of picnics and Fifty years New Braunfels Presbyterian Church is a 600 member congregation with reason to give During a commemora tive worship service Sun the church will cele brate its rich history with current and former mem bers and neighbors and A reception will follow the Sabrsula and his are the only living charter members who still attend the We were privileged to be a part of he Not many people get a chance to start a Its been a good trip for After the initial rush asso ciated with starting the Sabrsula said the next few years were diffi We grew by inches over the he Its grat ifying to see the amount of growth that has The church built its first permanent structure a 24by 68feet building See CHURCH Page 3A Photo courtesy of Suzy Wilkinson The Kids Day Out kinderqarten class enjoys the play under the supervision of teacher Nancy PIANO BAR IS BIRTHDAY 1ARTIES OK ANNIVEKSAKIKS Downstairs in the Prince Solms Inn 295 San Antonio
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