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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 9, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas TT rw Wl KUl SOUTHWEST HICROFIJDLISHERS 2627 E VAKDELL DR EL PftSO TX 79903 Wff ZEITUNG SPORTS KICK OFF Smithson Valley stage first football practices of the Page 5 FORUM SOUND OFF Adam Cork writes how people should be wary of officials who dont talk about effective tax Page 4 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 224 10 1 section CLICK 5O0 i stly cloudy High Low 95 73 I DEARABBY CLASSIFIEDS I COMICS CROSSWORD FORUM OBITUARIES SPORTS i TV GRIDS City names Johns as interim manager By Leigh Jones StaffWriter New Braunfels has a new interim city manager for mer San Antonio Budget Director Marcus Jahns will replace outgoing Manager Chuck Pinto until city council can hire a per manent Pintos last day in New Braunfels is After meeting with Jahns for more than an hour behind closed coun cil members seemed impressed with his experi especially with several San Antonioarea economic development I worked on ihe Hyatt Regency the River City Mall the Guadalupe Arts and Cultural Center and Sea World of he and I almost I helped arrange financing for the SBC Center and the Hemisphere redevelopment which was a convention cen ter Jahns told council mem bers he was looking forward See Page 2 Edwards to not run for NBISD seat By Leigh Jones StaffWriter IMPORTANT NBISD ELECTION DATES I Monday Candidate fil ing began 1 15 Trustees will vote to call the election I 7 Candidate fil ing 9 First day to request a ballot by I 11 Last day to register to I 24 Early voting i 1 Last day to request a ballot by I 4 Early voting ends I 8 Election Two New Braunfels Independent School District board seats are up for grabs but only one incumbent will seek District 5 Trustee Rob Johnson announced his intention the first day to file offi cial election paper to serve for another three while District 3 Trustee Lee Edwards said he would not be running Im moving out of my so I could nt run for this Edwards explained Ive put my six years and this is it for Edwards will be moving into Johnsons district but said he did not want to challenge his fellow board mem ber for his While he is taking a See Page 2 COMING SUNDAY Colorful bounty Oak Leaf Quilts opens business in New bringing kaleidoscope of colorful Valentine to host town hall meeting From staff reports Former Councilman Ken Valentine is hosting a town hall meeting Wednesday to find out if District 6 patrons want him to rep resent them for the remainder of Lynn Lim mers threeyear Valentine announced the meeting in his first email newsletter since he lost his bid for reelec tion in Do you want me to represent you he There are many new challenges Lets talk about See Page 2 Ken Valentine FINAL CURTAIN CALL Photos by MANDY Charlie takes down the Austin City Limits banner from the Museum of Art and Music before locking the doors while museum business director Debbie Voorhees and her Matthew catch the falling Museum of Music closes doors after exhibit Museum of Art and Music volunteer Garrett Staats takes down one of the pictures in the Austin City Limits exhibit Monday By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Austin City Lim its exhibit sign above the doors of die New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music came down much more easily dian it went The blue and white banner was stretched across the front of the museum only after more than a year of hard work made the multimedia exliibit of Texas music a But Executive Director Charles Gal lagher removed the sign in less man 10 minutes signaling the end of both the exliibit and the Although Gallagher said die muse ums final day was just like any the sad expression in Ms eyes belied the pain associated with watching a dream MUSIC HISTORY 13 A timeline aboutThe New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music can be found on Page His only consolation was know ing he made a contribution to Texas music for at least a little The satisfaction of accomplish ment comes from my personal desire to contribute to the arts in he By taking the exhib it on the Ill still be fulfilling that even though we wont be in Texas Gallagher and the Austin City lam its exhibit leave Thursday for Daven After who Last the New Braunfels Museum of Art and Musics Board See Page 2 Gymnasts tumble way to help Childrens Miracle Network By Melissa Johnson StaffWriter Since the United States womens gymnastics team won gold in the 1996 Olympic boys and girls everywhere have taken a new interest in the Though most of the children doing cartwheels and forward rolls at Gymnastics Saturday after noon were too young to remem ber that summer in they kept the spirit of gymnastics alive by participating in the seventh annual National Gymnastics More than 100 gymnasts and visitors filled the opengym event at approximate ly gymnasts and supporters were expected to participate in the nationally recognized project coordinator Priscil la Hinojosa said that USA Gym nastics the governing body for the sport of gymnastics in the encouraged all its member clubs to host open gyms and flip athon Proceeds from the which raise money through pledges for See Page 2
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