New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 6, 2005, Page 9

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 6, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas GOODFORYOU Photo submitted Tom Hill, left, president of the Southwest Division of Vulcan Materials Company, accepts an award from Ray Schoch, IP President of the Schweers Historical Foundation. Vulcan Materials Company recognized for service Vulcan Materials Company recently received a plaque from the Schweers Historical Foundation for their efforts to preserve several historical homes. In 2001, members of the Schweers family approached Vulcan about the possibility of purchasing the Henry Schweers home with some acreage, even though they had no idea how they could raise the money. The VMC representatives said they not only would be interested in the idea, but that they help and support such community efforts. Since that time, Vulcan Materials Company has assisted in the formation of the Schweers Historical Foundation, Inc. They donated the historic William Schweers Home with 2.3 acres, and committed to donating the historic Henry Schweers Home with additional acreage in the near future. Schweer and Zeda Balzen set sail for Texas in 1855 with six children. The two youngest children perished before reaching our Texas shore. The family Finally arrived in Quihi in Medina County in early 1856 with their four remaining children. Henry was 23, Heyo was 19, their daughter THentje was 17, and William was 13 years old. The three sons changed their last name to Schweers, their father s first name. Trientje fell in love with Mimke Saathoff, who lived just across the Quihi Creek with his parents. They were married on Aug. 19,1856, and immediately built their home. Henry married Johanna Muennink on May 8,1858, and built a new home that same year. Heyo married Margaretha Schlentz on Sept. 2,1865. They built their home shortly thereafter. William married Elizabeth Muennink on Feb. 5,1865 and they built their home in 1872. The Saathoff home burned down in 1973, and the roof was blown off the Heyo home sometime in the 20th century, but the rock walls are still standing. The Henry and William historic homes are still intact and located on land which Vulcan purchased in November 2000 for a railroad track right-of-way leading to a quarry they plan to develop, which is located several miles to the northeast. Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Roy Rodriguez ■ Alice Monsivais ■ Ramon Chapa SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 2005 DAILY PLANNER COMINGSUNDAY B Ticket to fun Videos, movies offer variety of lessons as well as entertainment. Section! Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected] com (hmm mm .a* MMM— TODAY'S EVENTS CLUBS Post 35 bingo Time: 1:30 p.m. early bird, 2 p.m. regular bingo Location: 4210 FM 482, Old Solms Road You should know: Smoke-free Information: 625-5535 Longhorn Corvette Club Time: 11 a.m. Location: Fiesta Lanes, 1202 Huisache You should know: See the cool rides and vote on your favorite. Information: Call JoAnn West at 625-6263 Freiheit Bowling Club 95th Anniversary Time: 3 to 8 p.m. You should know: Barbecue plates, $6. Information: 625-0372 COMMUNITY Bulverde Market Days Time: 3 to 6 p.m. Location: 2295 Bulverde Road, Bulverde You should know: Organic fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef and hormone-free poultry, homemade candles, quilts and other treats. Information: (830) 980-8801. Honey Creek Guided Tours Time: 9 a.m. Location: Meet at Rust House inside park. You should know: Wear comfortable shoes and dress for weather Information: (210) 520-6412, or (830) 438-2656. Women's AA Meeting Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin St. You should know: Nonsmoking meeting Marion Volunteer Fire Department Sausage Supper Time: 4 to 11 p.m. Location: 301 S. Center St., Marion You should know: Auction, raffle, games, food, beer, silent auction, bingo, carnival and music. Cost: Sausage plates, $6 Elks Lodge Rummage Sale Time: 9 a.m. Location: Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin St. REMINDERS DON'T FORGET NBISD Registration • New Braunfels Middle School —Monday - incoming eighth DAVID INGRAM Herald-Zeitung DON'T MISS MODEL TRAIN SHOW A passing Lionel train fascinates 3-year-old Cody Hite. The Summer Model Train Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 20 at the New Braunfels Civic Center. The event will feature model trains, operating layouts, building kits, memorabilia, books, tools, T-shirts and pins. Cost is $5 adults and $1 youth 17 and under. For information, call (830) 935-2517. graders will return packets 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. —Tuesday - incoming seventh graders will returns registration packets 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Wednesday - students not currently enrolled in NBISD will pick up packets 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. At that time, appointments will be made to speak with a counselor. Completed packets will be returned at the time of the appointment. • OakRun Sixth Grade Center — Wednesday - incoming students will pick up registration packets 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Friday - students will return registration packets and have pictures taken 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. •The Learning Center — Monday - registration for school of choice students, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Tuesday - registration for DAEP students, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Comal ISD Registration • Bill Brown Elementary — Wednesday and Thursday -8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. • Frazier Elementary Tuesday and Wednesday - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. • Goodwin Primary — Tuesday and Wednesday -8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3 p.m. • Hoffmann Lane Elementary — Monday - 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. — Tuesday - 9 a.m. to noon and I to 6 p.m. — Wednesday - 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. • Mountain Valley — Tuesday - 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Wednesday - noon to 7 p.m. • Canyon Intermediate — Monday - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Tuesday - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Wednesday - 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. • Canyon Middle — Tuesday - eighth grade: 8 to II a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. — Thursday - seventh grade: 8 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. • Smithson Valley Middle — Tuesday and Wednesday -noon and 2 to 7 p.m. — Wednesday - 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. • Spring Branch Middle — Tuesday - new students from 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. — Wednesday - returning students from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 to 6 p.m. •Canyon High School — Returning student registration — Monday - seniors from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. — Tuesday - juniors from 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. — Wednesday - sophomores from 1 to 6:30 p.m. — Thursday - freshmen from 1 to 6:30 p.m. • Make-up for all grade levels: Friday — 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. • Smithson Valley High — Returning student registration — Monday - Seniors from 8 a.m. to noon — Monday - Juniors from 1:30 to 4 p.m. — Tuesday - Sophomores from 8 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. — Wednesday - Freshmen A-L from 8 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. — Thursday — Freshmen M-Z from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. • Make-up for all grades: Thursday - 5 to 7 p.m. Viennese Vocal Ensemble Date: Sunday Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: St. Paul's Lutheran Church You should know: The Wiener Vokalensemble is an adult choir of 40 voices that has performed in more than 14 countries. A dessert reception will follow performance. Church Birthday Date: Sunday Time: 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Location: First Spanish Assembly of God, 1944 Business 35 South You should know: Second birthday of Christ International Tabernacle Church. Dress casual.The public is invited. Refreshments after service. Information: 822-6988 MCJROTC Drill Team Tryouts Date: Monday through Thursday Time: 8 to 11 a.m. Location: NBHS ROTC Building You should know: All incoming freshmen females and sophomore males are encouraged to try out. Information: Call Master Sgt. Medrano at 627-6115 Blue Bell and Brass Concert Date: Monday Time: 7 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall You should know: Hill Country Brass Quintet from this area will perform. Information: Call Bonnie Elder at 627-8558 Hill Country Orchid Society Date: Tuesday Time: 7 to 9 p.m. Location: Elks Lodge, 353 S. Seguin St. You should know: Fall Show plans plus orchids for sale. Information: Call Laurie White at (830 379-7230 WEATHER Updated forecasts: www.srh.noaa.gov Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click "go" button. TEXAS FORECAST TODAY Partly cloudy Rain: 30% Hi: 94 Low: 73 Saturday, Aug. • *ssssL COLO - OMA mc hi ta fait* m rn m    rn    " A-* *    ,...... .    ...... Kl PMM M /TC    W MO AAH •■SP*?- Me S Am Atm M /TI    * VA rn Heweleei M ft% STT *    | fcwiwwWt tf rn • I J *— «—-■ ■■ gjs.y ^ .. .r* ImjjfV feew a CUM** Flwm«w Aw* *.» SUN and MOON Sunrise today 6:55 a.m. Sunset today 8:21 p.m. MOON PHASES New 9/3 POLLEN    COUNTS Mold    Moderate Pigweed    Low Grass    Low Fall Elm    Low Sunday Partly doudy Rain: 20% Hi: 92 Low: 73 Monday Partly doudy Rain: 40% Hi: 93 Low: 74 Tuesday Partly doudy Rain: 20% Hi: 97 Low: 74 Wednesday Partly doudy Hi: 98 Low: 73 IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows_8/04 Canyon Dam    94/71 New Braunfels Airport 98/73 Rainfall    8/04    Month Canyon Dam 0.17    3.78 New Braunfels 0.06    3.07 Water Flows 8/05 Change Edwards Aquifer 680.0    -0.4 J-17 Well 680.0    -0.4 Comal River 361    -1.0 cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 8/05 Change Inflow Outflow COASTAL FORECAST fort Aransas: Partly doudy with a 20 percent chance of showers. Light southeast winds increasing to around 10 mph in afternoon. High in mid 90s inland, lower 90s coast It will be partly cloudy tonight with southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph becoming south at 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Low in mid 70s inland, lower 80s coast. BY THE NUMBERS Atlanta/91/71//Cldy Baltimore/95/75/Clr Boston/80/71//Cldy Chicago/88/69//PCIdy Cincinnati/96/73//Rain Cleveland/91/75//PCIdy Denver/61/56/.35/PCIdy Detroit/85/68//PCIdy Honolulu/89/77//Clr lndianapolis/91/73/.01/Cldy Kansas City/96/65//PCIdy Las Vegas/102/86//PCIdy Los Angeles/81 /65//PCIdy Miami Beach/95/76/.06/Rain M i I wa ukee/86/67//CI r Mpls-St Paul/81/6(V/Clr Nashville/96/72'TPCIdy New Orleans/86/73//PCIdy New York City/93/81/.20/PCIdy Philadelphia/96/78//Rain Phoenix/101/82/.02/PCIdy Pittsburgh/96/m//mm Sacramento/99/65//Clr St Louis/87/70/.26/Rain San Diego/75/68//Clr San Francisco/71/54//Clr Seattle/87/61//Clr Washington, D.C./97/76//Clr WEATHER EXTREMES High 120 at Joshua Tree, Calif. Low 34 at Stanley, Idaho 240    +33 cubic ft/second 203    -3.0 cubic ft/second Lake level    908.99    -0.02 feet above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report 8/05 Surface water    7.767 million gallons Well level    4.634 million gallons ACROSS TEXAS as of 8 a m. Friday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/84/62/. 13/Cldy Austin/98/74/.96/Rain Dallas-R Worth/98/77//Rain El Paso/93/72//PCIdy Houston/93/75//PCIdy LubtAXk/93/65/. 16/Rain San Antonio/97/74//Rain ACROSS THE NATION as of 8 a m. Friday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Albuquerque/91 /66//Cldy MANDY REARY Herald-Zeitung The 500 block of Beverly Lane is closed due to the road construction currently in process. Fdr Local Dues ■ Detour The east (northbound side) Interstate 35 frontage road has been converted to one-way northbound traffic from FM 306 to Kohlenberg Road. Southbound traffic will be direct ed north to Kohlenberg Road, then southbound on the west side frontage road. ■ Reopens: In three months. ■Work: This section of the road will be reduced to one-way traffic for installation of drainage and roadway construction. ROAD CLOSED ■MI I ;

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