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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 23, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                TT TT SEPTEMBER 2005 HERALD SPORTS VICTORY New Braunfels crushes Del Valle for first Canyon rolls to easy Page 6A INSIDE HELPING OUT New Braunfels resident opens his home to 26 evacuees from Texas Page 5A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 262 16 2 sections CLICK WWW 1 DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS SB COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 6A Details IB TV GRIDS 3B chance of rain High Low 75 county get ready to help as Rita nears Two shelters opened to house evacuees from Texas coast By Leigh Jones Staff Writer New Braunfels community leaders opened two shelters for Hurricane Rita evacuees Thurs just in time to help road weary travelers exiting the inter states and looking for a place to Every hotel room in the city was booked by Wednesday making Rock Hill Gospel Church and Tree of Life the only options County officials prepare just in storm hits Page 2A fl Local family takes in 26 evac Page 5A for evacuees not staying with family Both church facilities began taking temporary residents almost Rock Hill Pastor Bubba Collins said he was not worried about the lack of help offered by the American Red Gods people have been help ing others long before the Red Cross ever and thats the he As they did with Hurricane Kat rina the Red Cross is directing all storm victims to head to shelters in Austin or San Anto Sharon with the Comal County said she knew of no plans to open shel ters in smaller We dont have enough staff for that at this she If the city decides to open we cannot offer McAllister did offer to help pay for the only thing she expected these evacuees to need for die short time they would be away from This is a shortterm unlike the last People should be bringing clothes and See Page 5A DAVID New Braunfels Mayor Bruce speaks during a meeting about Hurricane Rita Thursday as county Emergency Management Coordinator Carol Edgett looks County taking drastic steps to collect unpaid fines By Ron Maloney Staff Writer If you saw your name in a fullpage ad in the HeraldZeitung three weeks ago dun ning you for unpaid county court fines and you hopefully found a way topay them off If you your problems are about to County court and law enforcement offi cials are preparing for a large and so far unannounced warrant Comal County Sheriffs Max Worn mack acknowledged the preparations Fri but refused to say what day deputies would be making rounds looking to col lect fines or make He did say more than 30 officers from every law enforcement agency in the coun ty will work in teams arresting scofflaws on warrants that go as far back as the late Some of these cases go back to 98 or Wommack What were trying to do is get these people to pay these The from the countys courts and New Braunfels Municipal are for all ranges of offenses from class C mis demeanors through But the emphasis will be on those fines and fees left unpaid for some See Page 3A A WINNING COMBINATION Fair parade The Comal County Fair Parade brings out nun dreds of Fair crowns winners in cooking shows By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Winning ribbons is a piece of cakefor Kathy Italr ian cream to be I enter it every and its won grand champion more than a San Marcos said of her famous Italian cream cheese If I dont then someone else will win it with a cheesecake or chocolate Proud artists and craftsmen wandered the Comal County Fair exhibit halls Thurs checking out the results of Wednesday nights Cate gories ranged from paintings and photography to live Some like made out pretty I also won grand champion for my strawber ryfig she I entered a lot of other now Im just trying to find them Anderson said her recipe for suc cess is a time tested The Italian cream cheese cake is a tried and true recipe that Ive been making since high she I make it and take it to My coworkers love Photos by MANDY and Erin Seidel look closely at a painting on display in the Arts and Crafts exhibit of the Comal County FairThursday Jackson takes a big bite of cotton candy while perusing through the Arts and Crafts Lilianna may not have won a grand champion rib but she was equally excited about her shoe box float entry displayed in the exhibit Her princessthemed float included her favorite dressed in a pink tissue paper I decorated it with streamers from par ty kazoos and two she It doesnt have a its just a pretty Lance Dietert said visual appeal is also key in the wildlife This his exhibitis won grand champion in the wild hog and South Texas Whitetail competi Ive been doing this since mid dle he You usually pick the winners by just looking at Hunters brought quarry of all shapes and including exotic wild an elk and even a flying who chaired the exhib it for several said the threat of a hurricane brought out a small er crowd than he the judges and entrants still worked See Page 3A Fair parade has brought out the best in Comal County residents for decades 2005 Fair Parade Route End Comal River San Antonio Street Start Begin at South Santa Clara Avenue and West San Antonio Proceed down San Antonio to Main turn right at the circle half the turn right down east San Antonio Street over the Comal River bridge and end at South Liberty By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Todays Comal County Fail parade has been around so long it has its own holiday Fair first observed in the 1920s when a group of down town business owners got together by petition and said they would close for the occa It also has its own city ordi nance governing parking and New Braunfels police Scott Lange wants to remind everyone of the parking restrictions in effect early today before and during the fair We have no parking on San Antonio Street from the rail road tracks at Hill Avenue to Comal Avenue from 6 to Lange The bike and pet parade begins at Handy Andy at and the fair parade begins at Santa Clara Avenue at Lange As for many San Anto nio Street will be closed to all but parade traffic at 9 along the entire length of the parade The intersection of San Antonio Street and Wal nut Avenue will be shut down at Violations of the parking restriction could result in cita tions or a vehicle being Lange We can but we try not See Page 3A Pi All city and county including the lobbies of the New Braunfels Police Department and Comal County Sheriffs are closed today for Fair The DPS Highway Patrol office will be but the drivers license office is State and federal offices and the Post Office are Banks are First Commercial Bank and First State Bank will open their lob bies at 1 but their drive through windows will be open all The Uptown Piano Bar is the Romantic place for Birthday Parties and Anniversaries   

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