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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 1, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                SPORTS VICTORY Smithson Valley tops 217 in a key district matchup Canyon crushes Page 8A UPDATES liUJMU Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 269 18 2 sections CLICK 5O0 Keep tabs on the National a fire in New yard sale for Page 5A i IT Partly Cloudy High Low 93 74 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 41 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 3B Mayor Make civic center shelter ready United Way offers funding as soon as Red Cross can train volunteers By Leigh Jones Staff Writer New Braunfels has seen its share of natural so when hurri cane victims began arriving in town a month people responded They donated prepared meals and even opened their homes to their neighbors from Louisiana and the Texas Gulf Mayor Bruce Boyer said Friday he could not have been more proud of the citys efforts and announced a plan to help make future disaster responses even more It was marvelous how everyone in this community stepped he All we need is a little coordi Its clear that we need a Boyer found two problems with the response a lack of designat ed shelters and not enough spe cially trained volunteers to man In the the mayor hopes to be able to invite evacuees into the civic Once the facilitys expansion is it will be a multipurpose One of its purposes needs to be a he The timing for any necessary mod ifications to the buildings design is City council has not approved final detail drawings See Page 3A San Antonio Red Cross tells evacuees to go to New SeePageSA EVERYONES A WINNER Photos by DAVID Special OlympianTilli and her unified wait for the judges decision during their bocce ball game against Leander during the Region 13 Special Olympics Bocce BallTournament Friday afternoon at New Braunfels Hign Alonzo Espinoza tosses the bocce ball down the grass Special Olympians light up the field during bocce tourney By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer Tilli Lynch is a long jumper and a But Fri day was all about an eighthgrader at New Braunfels Middle said she recently added bocce to her resume of Special Olympics but found the game was easy to pick Practice makes just like with the other she Lynch was one of 123 ath letes who competed Friday in the Region 13 Special Olympic bocce ball tournament at New Braunfels High Nine delegations from all over the Hill Country showed up to test their skills at or Italian lawn Nancy New Braun fels Special Olympics coordi said 13 students from New Braunfels ISO participat ed in the includ ing both life skills students and traditional students called unified This is our first time to and I think we did a fab ulous she a life skills teacher at New Braunfels Middle said some of their student pairs have been together for The partnerships help life skills students learn the sport and also learn social Weve been participating in bocce for six and some of our partners have been together almost that she Phillip a 2005 graduate of said he has been volunteering as a uni fied partner since eighth grade and even came back after He said he hopes the experience will help him as he prepares to be a special education Its just a lot of he Its good to see the smiles it brings to all the See Page 5A Submitted photo DPS troopers investigate at a headon collision Thursday that left two Canyon Lake girls clinging to Canyon Lake girls seriously injured in headon accident By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Students and staff at New Braunfels Christian Acade my Friday offered prayers and coordinated an aid cam paign for members of a Canyon Lake family injured in a headon collision a day earlier near At presstime Aubrey and her were being treat ed for major injuries at Uni versity Hospital in San Anto Officials said the younger girl was in serious Kristin Hazel was in critical but stable Department of Public Safe s New Braunfels Christian Academy officials are seeking help for the members of the Hazel family injured in a head on a vehicle and cash donations are Anyone who can help is asked to call NBCA at ty Rick Alvarez said the girls were passengers in the westbound CMC minivan driven by their Ran dall at about Thursday when the vehicle was struck by a Chevy S10 pickup driven by Kristo pher Shane of traveling See Page 5A i i What a catch Children try their hand at fishing thanks to a free program offerea i New in New Braunfels police find homegrown officers By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Within days of graduating two new officers from a police the New Braunfels Police Department is prepar ing to send five more out for training under its new cadet Officers Chris Gates and Michael Monaghan complet ed four months of police train ing this month and have now entered the NBPDs 120day Field Training Officer pro The cadet based on one used in the NBPD in the was resurrected ear lier this year by Chief of Police Russ Johnson to help recruit new Each prospective officer is required to sign a threeyear commitment to work for New In the cily pro vides each applicant with the equipment needed to com plete the fourmonth Capitol See Page 3A   

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