Thursday, September 8, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Tf TT SEPTEMBER HERALD BHF w INSIDE A NEW START The historic Krauses Cafe is undergoing a facelift to pre pare for the opening of a new Page 2A COUNTY FAIR Eight contestants to battle it out to be named Comal County Fair Rodeo Queen Page 4B Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since W 249 14 2 sections CK Cloudy High Low 97 71 Details 1B DEARABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 21 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES SPORTS 5A TV GRIDS I3B 1 n m u a ii fv t W Plans for 104room hotel in Gruene delayed By Leigh Jones Staff Writer Plans to construct the largest hotel in Gruene were delayed Tuesday by the Planning and Zoning Commis which refused to grant a special use permit for the building without more After looking over site plans and scale commissioners asked developer Ted Alexander and the Vanhorn family to come back with more details on the project elevation drawings and a financial Chairman Mike Ybarra said the groups caution was triggered by the hotels proposed We only have one and its very Weve heard great plans before that did not work he told who seemed slightly hesitant to provide more information than the commission usually requires to bless zoning Alexander said his reluctance to put more work into the project was a consideration for the landowners A decent elevation drawing could cost close to he Its and its not The Vanhorn family is funding this out of their own We cant get oth er investors until we know whether or not we will be able to do this proj The proposed referred to as the Vanhorn River is a square 104room building on acres fronting the Guadalupe See Page 2A ON THE ROAD AGAIN Convoy heads to Mississippi on mission of mercy By Ron StaffWriter Bill Sarah Bulder and a number of local residents left the New Braunfels Marketpla e at noon Wednesday on a road trip to Gulf It wasnt for When they get th iey wont go gambling or heyre on a mission of They carried diapers arid many other items in a convoy of half a dozen trucks and trailers not to New but to nearby Much of the clothimgwas donated by San Antonio count ry and western musician George Diapers were donated by Ai astin physician Terry Sweat equity was put in by a num ber of incluc ling New Braunfels High fSchool biology teacher Kathleen i ichindler and Jim Dudley of Oakwoc d Baptist that enabled the group to depart New Braunfels ir i three They plan to return Saturday and make another ru in Until last a Canyon Lake b usinessman with a charter busines s in had homes in Gulfp ort and Comal Coun ty The one in C where he was planning to he lp build a new is was here on busi ness when Hurricane Katrina UPDATES Photos by DAVID Bill Womack checks his loaded down with clothing and as he and his convoy bound for Mississippi depart the New Braunfels Market Place loads up a trailer with clothing and diapers while sharing a joke with Susan Butler and Ronny Country singer George Strait donated much of the HOW CANYOU HELP B Bill Womack and Sarah Butler are preparing for a second convoy to will better under stand what the needs are after they arrive there and can be reached at 830 B The Emergency Operations Center is coordinating relief in that It can be reached at 228 called a friend in Gulfport who works in that citys Emergency Operations He found the devastation to be unreal and largely unsung because of the See Page 3A Kingsbury signs with Broncos New Braunfels High School star Kliff Kingsbury saw his NFL career extended Tuesday when he was signed to the practice squad for the Denver Kingsbury graduated from New Braunfels in 1998 and had a recordsetting career at Texas Tech before graduating in He was drafted by the New England Patri ots in 2003 and spent the season on the injured In he signed with the New Orleans again playing on the prectice Earlier this the Saints released For see Sports on Page Rivalry revisited New Braunfels looks for its first victory when Texas 46 rival Seguin comes to town Tracking the news Valervtine makes it official LAST WE KNEW The city of New Braun fels call ed a special election to fill the vacant District 6 council LATEST Former councilman Ken Valen tine w as the first candidate to file his paper work Other candidates have until 7 to de cide to NBilSD election not needed LAfiTWE KNEW Anita Stipnieks and Rob Johnson were the only two candidates to file for the New Braunfels Indepen dent School District November Sljpnieks filed to replace Lee Edwards in District Johnson was seeking re e lection for his District 5 1ATEST No other candidates came for by Wednesdays filing NEXT NBISD trustees will cancel the election at a future board Raymond to face off against Cuellar in congressional race By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Freshman incumbent Congressman Henry Cuellar will be looking over his shoulder as next years campaign season for a second term State Richard who holds Cuellars former seat representing Laredo in the Texas announced Wednesday in San Antonio and at the New Braunfels home of former Senator and Ambassador Bob Krueger he will seek to send Cuellar home in Cuellar represents the 28th Con gressional which includes all or part of 11 counties and stretches from Laredo to San Marcos along the Inter state 35 including several precincts in downtown New In his Raymond thanked Bob and Kathleen Krueger for their mentorship and thanked his family for their If you dont have your friends and fam ily helping you and supporting you cant make it in public he Then he took the fight straight to Cuel assailing him as others have as a Republican in Democrat noting he had supported George W Bush in his 2000 campaign for the White It makes a difference who you have representing you in the I know Henry and Ive known him for 22 years and served with him in the Raymond I didnt believe and I dont believe now hes someone who will represent the con stituents of this If youre a Repub hes your On a lot of the big issues that define us as Democrats and there are important differ You cant be a Democrat and reject your partys nominee for George Bush has never campaigned for In his Krueger said his support of Raymond is rooted in a rela tionship that goes back more than two decades to when then a See Page 3A I I MANDY Former Senator Bob talks with state Richard Raymond while City Councilwoman Kathleen Krueger looks Raymond announced Wednesday he was running for Isv TX ffgft iitSeguin