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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 9, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Wl am C PA80 TX W W m HERALDZEITUNG SPORTS Canyon volleyball teams win will meet each other in regional Page 6A INSIDE MEW ROADS County commissioners prepare wish list to present to Texas Department of Page 8A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 301 16 2 sections Partly Cloudy High Low 90 65 Details2B DEAR ABBY 4B CLASSIFIEDS 6B COMICS 3B CROSSWORD 3B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 48 Voters approve ban on samesex marriages By Kelley Shannon AP Political Writer AUSTIN Texans overwhelm ingly approved a state constitution al ban or samesex maniage making the state the 19th to pass such a Like every other state except Mass Texas law prohibited samesex but the consti tutional amendment was touted as an extra safeguard against future court rulings that might allow With 50 percent of precincts 76 or favored the ban while 24 per or opposed I think Texans know that mar riage is between a man and a and children deserve both a mom and a They dont need a PhD or a degree in anything else to teach them said Kelly Shack a leader of Texans For Mar which favored the No Nonsense in a group opposed to Proposition the gay marriage called the elec tion a success because it drew Tex ans attention to civil rights issues regarding gays and Many people for the first time began thinking about this and what See Page 2A A REASON TO CELEBRATE New Braunfels takes its place among best bands in state By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter It took an eternal half hour for the judges to announce that New Braunfels High School was a final ist in Tuesdays State University Interscholastic League Marching Band Its flippin sweet said fresh man flute player Breanna When they were going down the it was really Twentyone bands from all over the state were selected to compete Jnthe but only 10 were selected for the Beth New Braunfels band direc said the senior band members have been to state competition but this was all the students first time in the I couldnt see much because I was but it felt like a good Bronk I felt like the kids were really playing their and thats what we try to After placing seventh in the pre the Uni corns slipped to ninth in the But that did nothing to derail their It was all worth senior flutist Melissa Davila Its a once in a lifetime experience to know we were good enough to go to Especially because it was my senior it made it Senor percussionist Colin Nash said the band played the best it could and just hoped the judges would enjoy the Bronk told us to do our best because we want he I really wanted to make the Photos by MANDY Lacey Samantha Nieto and Maggie Paldmo react after New Braunfels High School was named as one of the 10 bands competing for the state colorguard member Diedre Littleton performs her part during the state so I played the best I The show wasnt only for the Unicorn fans also packed the Decked out in blue and armed with glittery band families settled in for the daylong Sue Lynn Lydia Aleman and Yolanda Cantu took off work to cheer on their favorite band Everything went into said whose daugh is a sophomore flute I just want to cry every time they step onto the Ortiz said watching the competi tion brings back memories of the days she and Cantu were part of the Unicorns marching Everyone in town knows about See Page 2A SfFEST 200i TODAYS EVENTS 530 Jubilee Polka Band 8 Littl Fishermen Orchestra DM OIMM Mtmw BlflTNrt Terry Cavanagh 8t Alpine Express MeixnerTrio 8 Terry Cavanagh Alpine Express Al MeixnerTrio DM Ml Ite UttteTmO Eurbfest Dorfmusik 8 Eurofest Frohliche Porfmusik Rpuntiog Gator the Clown Even the wurst things are worth collecting TOMtof Cortsfrvation Plaza The Spphienburg New Praunfels Archives 81 MMSWi of History 1Q 6 Art Stem Parade Sneak Braunfels Art League Gallery By Ron Maloney StaffWriter At a you can buy a At a baseball you can buy a blowup At you can be as tradi tional or as outrageous as you could The choices for souvenirs and mementos are broad and can fit most any bank At the New Braunfels Band Boost ers Greg Dockery has this years new item an Opa bobble head for Were doing pretty well with Dockery Weve sold DIDYOU KNOW H Wurstfest began in 1961 as a one day Sausage Festival attended by It grew into Wurst Week and about 80 of them so which continues through enjoyed a busy opening Dockery We sold as much as we did the entire week last Dockery Another new item this year is actually an old hat Wurstfest commemorative hat like the steins and but are unique each This Director of Wurst Relations Herb Skoog worked with the com pany that produces the hat pins to create sets of the last five mat sell for a savings of each on the regular price of The hottest item we sell is the hat Dockery We have the last five years in a To do the previous years had to be reproduced like so many Wurstfest Dockeiy they were sold Dockeiys booth carries foam beer See Page 8A City council narrows list of city manager candidates By Leigh Jones Staff Writer City Hall is seven candidates closer to having a new New Braunfels City Council members narrowed their list of city manager candi dates to seven Monday in preparation for facetoface interviews during the first week in Mayor Bruce Boyer said he was encour aged by the quality of the We have people with a variety of experi ences in cities of different We even have a few candidates from out of he It wont be an easy task to pick Mayor Pro Tem Gale Pospisil said that while not all of the candidates currently were serving as city they all were well To help council narrow the list Pospisil requested each one do a 10minute as they might do during a city council People might interview one way and across differently in another set she This allows us to see that side of which is so See Page 2A COMINGTHUBSOAY A childs day Children take center stage as Wurstfest opens its gounds tp the youngest in the For Thanksgiving is about sharing By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Sam Cholico hates the j OUT idea of anyone n To volunteer ing Thanksgiving Day I donations or alone I help at one of the c f I twoThanksgiving So for the last seven j Day community Cholico has spent i call his holiday serving m Westside Com ner to hundreds of his munity Center neighbors in the hall at I 4 Our Lady of Perpetual Our Lady of Hplnrhnrrh Perpetual Help 8306253534 I love watching then faces as they sit and talk to each he we provide a but the most important thing we give is With Thanksgiving still three weeks Cholico already is making his shopping lists and counting the number of turkeys he will need to feed the estimated people who will sit down to dinner with Were still a few turkeys short of what See Page 2A f w f NEW 6 fl A J N m COMMUNITIES Susan Sonier or Jerry Sonier Ml
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