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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas THE AUGUST 2005 SUNDAY ALDZEITUNG SPORTS Two New Braunfels golfers compete in the Amateur Page IB LIFE LIFE TRAIL Local man travels Appalachian experi ences life Page 1C Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 234 32 5 sections CLICK 8 8 Sunny High Low 101 73 Details 3B DEAR ABBY 3E CLASSIFIEDS ID COMICS 4C CROSSWORD 4C FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 1B TV GRIDS Bills for civic center project begin to arrive By Leigh Jones Staff Writer New Braunfels city council will vote to approve the first bill from the civic center expansion proj ect The expense will cov er surveying services for the including the existing its parking the old police sta tion and the land surrounding city Although the survey is neces sary for the project to move for it was not included in the scope of services covered by RVK Architects and will be added to the new facilitys total City Manager Chuck Pinto said it was not unusual for the project to include ancillary We knew we would have to have a so this is not a sur he I know for sure we will have other things like this we will have to Pinto mentioned boring and testing of the sites soil and inte rior environmental testing as two likely candidates for additional expenses as the project moved but said he was sure other items also would come up in the next few Pinto said he was not sure how much the ancillary expenses would add up to before the proj ect was During its last City council authorized RVK to design a million building but encouraged company President Ken Rehler to keep the costs down as much as The city already has set aside million from Hotel Occupan cy Tax funds and a contribution from the Industrial Development Corporation 4B Board to cover construction Any additional money likely would come from the citys gen eral Councilwoman Valerie the only member to attempt to hold RVK to the million in said Friday she was not surprised to see the survey cost See Page 6A A COMMUNITY EFFORT Dozens turn out to clean up Faust Street Bridge By Leigh Jones Staff Writer The early morning hush under the Faust Street Bridge was shat tered the clinking of shovels Saturday as volunteers began to clean up one of the citys Shoulderhigh weeds and piles of trash did not stand a chance against the onslaught of gloved hands determined to make them part of a closed chapter in the bridges long By workers were run ning out of room to pile the small trees and brush cut down and brought up to the road from under the City workers who vol unteered to give up part of their weekend to join the citizenled effort already had called their coworkers to bring a chipper to the site to reduce the pile to Crimson and her broth er picked up trash and raked leaves while their and felled and hauled Its hot but Crimson wiping her forehead with the back of a gloved Its good to help Although many volunteers under the bridge live within sever al blocks of the historic the Huxes came across town to participate in the Even though we live off FM we use the area to teach the kids to fish and Buck This isnt the first time weve thought this area needed clean ing Sheila pausing Photos by DAVID Volunteer AngelaMarie Lampton picks up everything from beer and soda bottles to dirty diapers while cleaning up underneath the historic Faust Street Bridge on the banks of the Guadalupe River Saturday briefly before making another trip to the street pulling a tree branch behind Angela one of the events shook her head in amazement and choked back her emotional gratitude as she watched the groups Im so happy people care enough to come she said with some Im just tick led to Hopefully we will send a message to the city that cit izens are willing to Ewald who has lived near the bridge for 51 was as pleased as Lampton to see his neighbors working Its something isnt he See Page 9A Ewald Haas uses a hoe to remove brush and trash from underneath the graffitiladen Faust Street Bridge Saturday Chase uses a tool to pull a dirty sock out from underneath a tree American Born Brewed The only hi ewer thats still American Councilwoman Valerie Hull Hamilton sisters carry on yachting legacy By David Rupkalvis News Editor Liz and Erin Hamilton knew their grandmother was a star in the yachting world but to truly understand her ac they had to get out on the A few weeks the three girls did just that competing in a womens regatta at the Houston Yacht By joining the annu al the Hamilton girls were competing for the Fairfax Moody This painting is awarded to the winner of the Fairfax Moody Trophy an award named after their Moody was a trailblazer in yachting during See Page 5A Meet the teacher parents get to know the person who will educate their children for the next nine Railroad show is run for all ages By David Rupkalvis News Editor Gail Belcher had her hands full Saturday as she chased her grandchildren around the New Braunfels Civic The two young and had a hard time sitting roaming from one place to the But every once in a both boys would stop pausing and staring as a model train moved by on one of the displays set Despite chasing her Belch er was glad she had made the trip from Austin to see the summer model train We came down just for Belcher The boys love Ive already pur chased all kinds of As another train Belcher turned to her grandsons who were sitting perfectly still watching the approaching See the engine light she Its going to run here in just a few Here it See Page 12A
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