Wednesday, August 24, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 24, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas W V AUGUST HERALD r 1000571 fll I TX 7990 SPORTS UNICORNS ROLL The New Braunfels volleyball team cruises over Hays Consolidated in nondistrict Page 6A CANYON LAKE TOO CLOSE No one hurt when semi tractor rolls across FM pushes pickup truck into convenience Page 8A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 236 16 2 sections CK 5OC sunny High Low 101 75 Details2B DEAR ABBY M CLASSIFIEDS M COMICS 48 CROSSWORD 41 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES JA SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS M Canyon Lake Water on verge of being sold By David RupkaMs News Editor CANYON LAKE The Canyon Lake Water Supply Corporation could soon be in new hands if water users and the state of Texas allow Last the corporations board of directors voted unanimously to preliminarily approve the sale of the company to SJW from San The board feels strongly that this acquisition is the best way to ensure efficient and high qual ity water service to our customers for both the future and the near said Larry president of the Our service area is among the fastest growing in the nation and SJWs extensive experi financial strength and techni cal expertise will greatly assist in the ability to manage that growth from a water delivery Robert the spokesman for said SJW has been actively looking at acquiring operations in When SJW first approached See Page 3A AN EMOTIONAL BEGINNING Photos by DAVID Memorial Primary teacher Molly Urban juggled several jobs during her first day as a Urban comforts kindergartner Loren Weeks while reading a story to the other 21 students in her class Tuesday teacher enjoy first day of school together By Leigh Jones Staff Writer Eric Hart did not look at all nerv ous for his first day of kindergarten at Memorial He wore a big smile when he entered Molly Urbans storing his backpack and finding his seat like he had done it hun dreds of times His captured the whole exercise with the family video camera while his snapped off more than a few still Although Eric tried to follow his parents out of the room when it was time for them to he was not The parting was much more traumatic for the He did really but Im sure Ill be a bawling baby by the time I get Lana This is my first day at home with no While Lana contemplated get ting together with other neighbor hood moms to commiserate their temporary daytime Eric was happily occupied with a can of molding Most of his classmates shared SEE WIQRE 18 Get a closer look of the first day in Molly Urbans kindergarten Page 3B EH Smithson Valley High School tries something new to educate freshmen his sanguine a surprise to firstyear teacher Theyre doing so much better than I she whispered shortly before the bell The students were somewhat familiar with their new classroom thanks to Fridays Meet the Teacher but they still had Will we take naps asked one little Can I got to the potty asked Urban addressed each little raised hand with a patient Well take a nap and you can go to the she said while trying to comfort the only one of her young charges who was less than excited to be away from I dddont want to ggo to sniffled Loren See SCHOOL Page 3A Memorial Primary firstyear teacher Molly Urban reminds her 22 kindergartners that they nave to remain silent in the hallways during a tour of the school Tuesday kindergart ner Jaxon Sanders holds back his tears while asking Urban if his daddy is going to pick him up when he is finished with the first day of I Voting opens in Startzville By Leigh Jones Staff Writer AT A GLANCE a What Startzville incorporation elec tion 03 When 9 to 5 Monday through today through Early voting begins today for the Startzville incorporation and Bul verde mayoral elec Startzville residents will decide whether they want to become the first Canyon Lake area a choice provided after 50 people signed a petition calling for the 10 special Feedback from sever al hundred citizens at three community town hall meetings held ear lier this monthwas overwhelmingly against The proposed Startzville city boundaries would include the historic town of See Page 3A m Where Oblate Firestation What Bulverde mayoral election m When 9 to 5 Monday through today through S3 Where Bulverde City 30360 Cougar Bend COMING FRIDAY Game time Hie area hie schools hit the gird f m Karchmer gets early start in DAs race By Leigh Jones Staff Writer DIDYOU i Filing for the March 7 pri mary begins 2 and ends I Candidates announce their intentions and political affilia tion with the county chair man for each political Local attorney Ron Karchmer got an early start on next years county elections by announcing this week he plans to run for dis trict Karchmer will run as a Republican and will challenge Dib Waldrip in the March Waldrip confirmed Tuesday he would seek Karchmer said he had expected Waldrip to run again but he was not afraid of a friendly fight at the ballot Im looking forward to the Karch mer Competition is a good thing in this The voters should have a who has practiced law for 38 said he decided to seek the public defenders job because he loved the com munity and wanted to keep it I will prosecute as many offenses as are prosecutable under the he I See Page 3A SUNDAY IJ9PM DAVIIAS 259 LOOR ip VH I 78UO