Wednesday, October 5, 2005

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 5, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas If TT OCTOBER HERALD r MMMMXMKMMXXXMMMM HIXEI flDC 1000571 SOUTHWEST HICRQPUBLI5HERS 2627 E YftKDELL OR EL PASO TX 79903 SPORTS VOLLEYBALL New Braunfels volleyballers down Lake Travis in three Page 6A FORUM SOUND OFF Guest columnist Coreen Schmidt writes how domes tic violence affects not just Page 4A Serving New Brjaunfels and Comal County since 272 16 2 sections CK 5OO Partly cloudy High Low 93 66 Details2B DEAR ABBY 4B CLASSIFIEDS 68 COMICS 3B CROSSWORD 3B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS 48 TIPHER one step closer to expansion By Leigh Jones Staff Writer Planning and Zoning Commission members unanimously approved a zoning change Tuesday that will facilitate the Institute for Public Health and Education Researchs expansion If city council grants final TIPHER will increase its classroom space adjacent to the Westside Community Center in a house on South Krueger The building also will be used as a food pantry to help store provisions for the groups weekly lunchtime soup Executive Director Carlos Campos told commission ers the popularity of TIPHERs GED and ESL classes encouraged the board to acquire new prop Our classes are just over he This house will but eventu ally we hope to build a new building on the vacant land next to See Page 3 NBISD hires teacher to fill new position By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Jampacked kindergarten classes have forced Memorial Primary School to hire a new teacher to alleviate New Braunfels school board members voted Tuesday to hire Marisela Aguirre to fill a new teaching Christie Lawson and Gaye Toppert were hired to fill existing They also accepted the resigna tion of Jana who accepted a job out side of Lawson will start 15 as a science cur riculum Toppert will replace Borie as the Gifted and Talented program teacher at Carl Schurz and Lone Star Janet assistant superintendent of See Page 2 Sweet treats Candy Bouquet biisi1 ness offers that are edi Gruene Wine Fest to benefit groups By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Connoisseurs of fine wine and music will find heaven in Gruene on Saturday during the 19th Annual Gruene Music and Wine The festival will feature more than 20 wineries from across the state as well as Texas food Texas artists will provide live music during wine tastings and concerts at Gruene Organizer Mary Jane Nalley said the See Page 2 A LOOK INTO THE FUTURE Photos by DAVID New Braunfels District 4 City Council member Valerie Hull explains to Canyon Middle School eighthgrader Ryan Franz how things work during a mock city council meeting during Shadow Day Students participate in annual Shadow Day Air Life RN Ron Beasley talks with area middle school students about his job aboard the air ambulance during Shadow Day Tuesday morn Seventytwo businesses and 264 students from local schools participated in the annual By Leigh Jones StaffWriter New Braunfels teens would be confined to their homes after 9 if city hall was run by A mock city council of seven middle school students unani mously approved a citywide curfew for minors Tuesday dur ing Shadow a sixhour for ay into the world of The members made their decision against the advice of their young police Canyon Middle School student Matthew and the major j ity of students in the i With a little prompting from I his shadow New j Braunfels Police Department i John Farley told i council the curfew would be a j violation of the students civil I j Children are j he They should get to stay j out if their parents want them i District 3 Councilwoman i See Page 3 j Al A GLANCE 9 New Braunfels eighthgraders have been enjoying Shadow Day for 16 years i 264 students and 72 business es participated this SI The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of who sponsors Shadow is looking for more businesses to participate so more students will get a chance to see how the business world sign contact Rusty Brockman at 830 6252385 AT A GLANCE H Appetizer Gristmill River Restaurant and Bar Main Course Montana Mikes H Dessert Old Fashioned Bakery and Specialty Shop Breakfast Eden Home II Barbecue Granzin H Italian Johnny Carinos Italian Mexican Miss Rubys German River Rock Steak Haus at the Holiday Inn Presentation Myrons Steakhouse PeoplesI Choice Gristmiii Taste of the Town offers treat for everyone MANDY Jennifer and Kristy Gallaway enjoy a variety of different vendors Tuesday evening at the Taste of theTown at the Comal County By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter There was no wedding and no but there sure was wed ding Hortensia owner of Old Fashion Bakery and Specialty was so busy passing out her winning Italian cream wedding cake that she almost missed out on offerings from 29 other restau Its been my family brought me back a said Chapa dur ing the McKenna Childrens Muse um Taste of Town She said her business partici pated for a second year because the event provided a great oppor tunity to give back to the commu Its so important to help the she Randy a board member for the childrens said the event raised for the museum last He said they would like to but 30 restaurants is the most the event can hold at this time because the number of vendors is limited by This Taste of the Town was moved from Wursthalle to the Comal County Fairgrounds to accommodate more Here we have a little more people can go outside more easily and there is an area thats he We real ly want the people who attend to enjoy Rita Radosevich said she has enjoyed the event so much in the past that she bought tickets for 12 friends who volunteer with her in the Its a way to treat everybody for what they she