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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 24, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas ftLL IOR 7fln MICROPIJOLISHFRS E VflNDELL DR ElPASO IX 799CCJ ei INDAY JULY 2005 LIFE RIDING HIGH A 15yearold New Braunfels girl has become a motocross qualifying for amateur Page 1C SPORTS ALMOST DONE Lance Armstrong wiins time closes in on seventh Tour de France champi Page 1B Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 212 28 5 sections K WWW j Cloudy High Low 96 74 Details 36 DEAR ABBY 3E CLASSIFIEDS ID COMICS 4C CROSSWORD 4C FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 1B TV GRIDS Wurstfest headliner dies of cancer By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Because of another Myron Floren will not be coming back to and our signature sausage and heritage festival will nev er be the Floren died at his Rolling home Saturday morning surround ed by his He was He leaves behind his and five Myron Floren played in NB 34 years daughters and their A memorial servic e will be set in California at a later The family has asked that in lieu of dona tions be made to a special fund that will be set up to benefit the United Service Organization or which books entertainment for American troops The HeraldZeitung will provide that information when it is News of Florens passing came from Wurstfest Herb who said the entertainer bestknown around the world as Lawrence Welks accordionplaying suc cumbed to a long We got a call about a week telling us he had probably 24 hours to 48 hours to and he Skoog Then we lost him this morn Skoog said Floren had passed a very bad and his family suggested he lie down and A couple hours they realized hed slipped away See Page 8A City council to reconsider drainage fee By Leigh Jones Staff Writer The battle between the city and the New Braunfels Home builders Association over the twomonth old drainage ordinance is almost over with out seeing the inside of a day before the CK beheant WHAT DO YOU THINK To share your THE WORK NEVER ENDS Farmers do what it takes to bring in the crops By Ron Maloney Staff Writer issue and read what others th visit H Council could decide to take over some res ponsibilities page 7A legal action deadline j opinion on thjs set in a demand letter from the builders David Pfeuf City Attorney Char lie Zech will recom mend council remove the ordinances mand atory fees the can non shot that started the fight in the first Zech claimed his recommendation had nothing to do with Pfeuffers threats to sue the There is a change in current state law that requires council to revisit this he All they have to do is remove the mandatory The state which began as HB 1835 during the last legislative requires that municipalities show fees charged for infrastructure improvements are roughly proportionate to the developments See Page 3A COMINGFRIDAY Test scores Local school districts reveal their results fromrecentTAKS HARVEST TIME After a dry sum farm ers are prepar ing for harvest Saturday How the weather has impacted farm ing in Comal Today Farm ers start bringing in the Farming is a lifestyle that is full of One is that the people who are per haps closest to nature in modern soci ety face the annual spec ter of possible destruction through we plague or Another is that the people who out of all of most fiercely independent and least likely to appreciate government regulation deal with more of it and the resulting paperwork than except maybe the federal government But Saturdays irony for farmers Jackie Kraft and Melvin and Kor van was that the day the HeraldZeitung came out to do a story about the beginning of the sorghum their combine broke down and they and Krafts spent the day disman tling and repairing it instead of Jackie was staying home Satur day as he worked to recover from a medical He and the Kreuslers met early in the after Photos by DAVID David tries to remove a broken part from inside a combine while Koryan and Melvin Kreusler look With the very expensive machine out of harvesting on the Kreusler farm came to a halt and Korvan Kreusler take a break on the front porch of their farmhouse and reflect on their lives working the noon in tihe shade of his We stdirted and now the machines said who is also president of die Comal County Farm If youd have been here at yester it running The thing you only use it about two months out of the Melvin The rest of the its just sitting But thats the way it you have to have The Kreuslers and the Krafts share the which is priced well up into six While David Kraft the Kreuslers and liis fattier took some See Page 7A Music may be coming to an end at Gruene museum By Ron Maloney StaffWriter GRUENE One of the citys cultural resources announced in a Saturday press release that it will close its doors early next The New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music will close 8 at the conclusion of its cur rent Executive Director Charles Gallagher Were closing the doors on the eighth and are looking at WHAT NOW See Tuesdays HeraldZeitung to find out whats next for the New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music all the Gallagher said Saturday It would be premature to say anything Gallagher said the museum had recently stopped accept ing new memberships and See Page 3A Bulverde man dies in rollover accident UPDATES By Ron Maloney Staff Writer A 74yearold Bulverde man was killed Saturday in a rollover ace ident on Texas Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Diana Guer rero pronounced Frankie Kogel dead at the scene of the which happened above the Dry Comal Creek just east of South Cranes Mill Department of Public Safety Accident Reconstructionist Joel Machost said Kogel was driving westbound on Texas 46 when his a 2004 Nissan veered off the right side of the Witnesses said he swerved off the started coming back out onto the and when he he hit those plastic DAVID Rescue workers tend to Frankie Kogel after a rollover accident Machost referring to sandfilled barri cades at each end of the Dry Comal They the barrels threw him out into the See Page 3A Imcking the news Slashing suspect LAST WE KNEW Robert Troy suspect in a January throat slashing in New was taken into custody July 15 in King Cove LATEST now in awaits trans portation back to NEXT McClures extradition is expected to take place within the next several American Owned Born Brewed major brewer tliatsst American
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