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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 24, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                MAY SPORTS NBA PLAYOFFS The Spurs hope to keep up pace against Suns in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals Page 5 NBISD dress code might get new look for 200506 By Leigh Jones StaffWriter New Braunfels Independent School Dis trict secondary school students might be looking at some serious wardrobe changes if administrators approve a new dress code for the 200506 school The most significant change no more graphics on unless they belong to school organizations or recognized colleges or Brand name logos are as long as they are not larger than 2 square The dress code changes are part of an attempt to have one set of rules for all secondary OakRun Sixth Grade New Braunfels Middle School and the high school all have a dif ferent dress Along with the graph boys baggy pants are Pant legs must not touch the floor and a belt Ron Reaves AT A GLANCE H What Parent meeting to discuss new dress code and 7 tomorrow I Where Education Center board 430 Mill today and Holy Family Church hall tomorrow Shirttails ate also tar geted in the proposed dress If a shirt is designed to be tucked it must be worn that Once parents and stu dents have had a chance to review the new policy and give their Assistant Superintendent Janet Patton will present the dress code to Superintendent Ron Reaves for his Changes will take effect in Cooking with fire Local takes home top honors in Iron Ghef Centrists reach compromise for votes on judicial nominees By David Espo AP Special Correspondent WASHINGTON In a dramatic reach across party Senate centrists sealed a compromise Monday night that cleared the way for confirmation of many of President Bushs stalled judicial left others in limbo and preserved venerable filibuster We have reached an agreement to try to avert a crisis in the United States Senate and pull the institution back from a said John adding the deal was based on respect and mutu al desire protect the rights of the minor We have lifted ourselves above See AGREEMENT Page 2 FORUM COLUMN Guest columnist Dean Becker writes how regulating distribu tion of drugs would hurt pock etbooks of Page 4 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 160 12 1 section CLICK Mostly sunny High Low 95 70 DEAR ABBY CLASSIFIEDS COMICS CROSSWORD FORUM OBITUARIES SPORTS TV GRIDS SWORN TO DUTY lea OUTGOING COUNCILMEMBERS LOOK AHEAD I Bruce Boyer to lead all female coun cil Page 6 City to help high school with tennis court costs I Adam Cork turns attention from to do Iist to honeydo list Page 7 I Kathleen Krueger says citizens needs top priority Page 6 I Lee Rodriguez turns attention to business Page 7 Lynn Limmer ready to tackle some tall Issues Page 6 Ken Valentine to still fight for issues Page 7 By Leigh Jones Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School District will get help paying for the high school ten nis courts to the tune of from the City of New Council members approved the expense unanimously Monday with no NBISD Construction Man ager Daryl on hand to answer questions if said he was sure school trustees would be Were very enthusiastic and he This is what we were hoping The district requested help from the city to pay for half of the court renovation costs after learning from Parks and Recre ation Department Director Stacey Laird of a 28yearold contract binding the entities See CITY Page 7 CHANGING OF THE GUARD Locals pack chambers for swearing in ceremony By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Photos by DAVID Kathleen Krueger talks with her supporters in the audience at Monday nights city council meeting before being sworn city Councilwoman Valerie Hull pats outgoing Mayor Pro Tern Lee Rodriguez on the back as he receives a stand ovation from those in attendance at Monday nights city council Rodriguez served two terms on city Mayor Adam Cork asks everyone in atten dance at Monday nights city council meeting to look at the person who helped him the most throughout his term as mayor as he points to his who was standing at the back of council outgoing city councilman Ken Valentine waves to those in attendance at Monday nights city council meeting prior to stepping down from his bers were filled to capacity Monday with locals gathered to watch the changing of the guard as three mem bers ended their community service and three others began Emotion was at a with members keeping up a stoic until the crowd rose to its feet to rec ognize each outgoing representative in When you sit up it is a com mitment to the but you dont do it said District 6 Councilman Ken I would like to thank my for her Mayor Cork followed recogniz ing his for all of the after noons she spent working alone at their Color Before I step I just want to say thanks for allowing me to And thanks especially to my he pointing to the back corner of the Were looking forward to getting to spend a lot more time Mayor Pro Tern Lee Rodriguez told the crowd he was looking forward to no more late nights spent making tough The three men stepped off the dais to a standing ovation and not a few handshakes and pats on the Before the meeting Valen Cork and Rodriguez said good bye to city staff and a few citizens dur ing a reception at city New Braunfels Public Library Direc tor Louise Foster brought a surprise for each man a book dedicated to the library in his I just think its such a great way to honor she we really appreciate all the support they have given the Foster selected the titles picking books that reflected the inter ests of their Valentines book was on Corks on invention and discovery and Rodriguezs on Mex ican New council members Lynn Limmer and Kathleen Krueger and Mayor Bruce Boyer sat patiently on the sidelines See CEREMONY Page 2 VT v if 5 s7 0 V   

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