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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 10, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas W TT NOVEMBER HERALD EL PASO TX 799D3 mill 1 SPORTS MOVING ON New Braunfels Smithson Valleys Kendal Clay Fuller accept college Page 6 INSIDE FOR A CAUSE Having a meal at McDonalds Friday could help firefighters fundraising Page 3 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 302 14 1 section Partly Cloudy High Low 77 59 Details DEAR ABBY 11 CLASSIFIEDS 12 COMICS 10 CROSSWORD 10 FORUM 4 OBITUARIES 3 SPORTS 6 TV GRIDS 11 Firefighters petition for new work rules By Ron Maloney Staff Writer New Braunfels firefighters voted to seek civil service status as city employees and will begin a petition drive Saturday to get the question on the ballot in the May municipal New Braunfels Professional Fire fighters Association officers Presi dent Arlon Vice Presi dent Ethan Lindner and Treasurer Petey Bartels made the announce ment Wednesday Voters in New Braunfels must sup port the implementation of the civ il service In order to get the question on the election firefighters must secure the signa tures of 864 registered which is 20 percent of the ballots cast in the last municipal Out of nearly 80 firefighters associ ation all but nine voted in favor of the change at the associ ations recent In firefighters sought civil ON THEIR WURST BEHAVIOR service but the effort foundered by several hundred In 2001 and early firefighters considered the move again but held off because of strife between association See Page 3 State berth on the line TODAYS EVENTS WurattuHw Seven Dutchmen Orchestra 9 Jimmy Sturr Orchestra DM GRMM Zrit Ihe BlgTant Die Schlauberger 7 LynnMarie the Boxhounds Die Schlauberger LynnMarie the Boxhounds Die Schlauberger DMKMneZaK The UtttoTant Rennie Guenther the Happy Travelers Cavanagh Alpine Express 8 At MeixnerTrio Cavanagh Alpine Express Al MeixnerTrio Nlunm ttuttl nnrncMN Photos by DAVID Rockport Fulton High School German Club members Kathleen and Maegan Czarnecki flap their wings while dancing to The Chicken Dance in Das Grosse Zelt during Student Day at Wurstfest Wednesday Gator the Clown Other Events 9 Open Peter Paul Catholic Church 10 of Conservation Plaza 10 Sophienburg 10 Braunfels Art League Gallery 10 Art Stein Parade Sneak Braunfels Art League Gallery 10 Braunfels Art League Gallery Kaffee Plaza 14 Heritage Handmade Furniture 25 of Ferdinand Lindheimer Home OldTime Melodrama ArtsTheatre members of the Unicorn Polka Band perform The Chicken Dance one more time during Student Day Wednesday at area school chil dren enjoy one of the carnival Student Day proves that Wurstfest can be fun for all ages By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter There are few times where its acceptable to wear an elephant Fortunately for Felix Wurstfest is one of those I wanted this hat since last said 10yearold I had but it turned out it was so my grandma gave me the extra mon Funny hats are only part of the fun available for the younger crowd DIDYOU Myron Florens first Wurstfest was in when attended over in during the 10day Wednes day was an even better opportuni ty for children as Wurstfest opened its grounds to buses of schoolchild ren during Student After finally getting his elephant Felix set off across the Wurstfest grounds Wednesday in search of funnel cake and Im gonna ride the like the Siblings Haley Casey and Colin went straight to the carnival to check out the All three couldnt wait to take a spin on the Gravit ron but were a little hesitant to join in more traditional See Page 8 NBHS German Club members Ashley and Stephanea Sotcheff enjoy a spin around the dance for Canyon By Will Wright Sports Editor ATA GLANCE fflWhat Class 4ARegion IV volleyball championship in When tonight m Where Alamo Convo cation Center Si Admission adults students Its an all New Braun fels but itll be played in San Unable to find a local site big enough or classy New Braunfels and Canyon decided to play the Class 4ARegion IV volleyball final at today at the seat Alamo Convocation Cen which is adjacent to Alamo The highlyanticipated match between the District 27 4A cochampions will decide which team advances to next weeks University Interscholas tic League state tournament in San The only other meeting between the schools with a state berth on the line came in when New Braunfels downed Canyon 10 in the girls soccer See Page 2 TxDOT makes plans for city roadways By Ron Maloney StaffWriter The Texas Department of Transportation is making plans to connect FM 1044 to Loop 337 and will present several ideas for making it happen at a public meeting Possible funding for the project has been identified by state but local offi cials would have to acquire Construction could begin in four TxDOT Project Engineer Judy Friesenhahn said the meeting would be conducted beginning at in the Memorial Elementary School cafeteria in New Everybodys aware that FM 1044 intersects with the Interstate 35 frontage Friesenhahn said We believe it will provide See Page 3 DAVItAS ZJN New IX
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