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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 11, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Tf W NOVEMBER HERALD ft ZEITIJNG SPORTS PLAYOFFS OPEN Canyon opens the Class 4A football playoffs with tough game at KerrvilleTivy Page 10A VETERANS DAY THANK YOU The HeraldZeitung joins our readers in honoring the vet erans who have proudly Pages and 303 12 2 sections CL Mostly Cloudy i High Low i 82 68 1 i Details 1B since DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 31 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES JA SPORTS IDA TV GRIDS V 3t i i i i i u 11 ii Some fire hydrants arent what they seem By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Things arent always what they seem to And thats how it is with what appear to be fire hydrants in unin corporated areas of Comal County commissioners Thursday were surprised to find that the met al objects that dot subdivisions in unincorporated county areas arent really fire hydrants and the state doesnt require rural water compa nies to provide Precinct 2 Commissioner Jay Mil likin Thursday put photos of what appeared to be fire hydrants up on the screen in commissioners and asked his fellow commission ers in turn what each item Each in responded that they were fire And each was Under state nonmunicipal water purveyors arent required to provide fire But each water system requires something called a flush valve to clear sediment or remove trapped air from water you guessed most models of flush valves look exactly like fire See Page 5A KINGS OF THE HILL New Braunfels fans celebrate as Unicorns return to state By Will Wright Sports Editor SEE MORE For a com plete recap of the regional see Sports on Page10A SANANTOi NIO Cheers for one 1 tears for the othi About New Braunfelsers packed Alamo Convocation Cen ter for the Class 4ARegion IV volley ball championship Thursday and half walked away happy with New Braunfels 2517 The game was testament to the strength of not only the sport but the community Both teams have been kings of regional volleyball over the past 11 combining for eight state tourna ment appearances between 1995 and New Braunfels marked its eighth time to advance to state after an awesome display of power against Canyons usually unflinch ing The Unicorns 3110 led from start until and sup porters began waving brooms as the match concluded in the three game It was a great atmosphere and a great The girls played awe New Braunfels Athletic Director Chuck Caniford Theyve played incredible this sea and now theyre going to the big New Braunfels moves on to the University Interscholastic League Photos by MANDY The New Braunfels volleyball team celebrates after beating Canyon in three games Thursday to advance to the Class 4A state New Braunfels fans cheer on their which begins Thurs day at Texas States Strahan Colise The Cougarettes 3111 ended the season by not having their best their effort and show ing this season was I couldnt be more proud of a group of girls than Canyon Athletic Director Les Davis They fought every inch of the It was the third game between the which finished the regu larseason sharing the District 274A title after beating each other during district See Page 3A Trio takes advantage of money for food for free TODAYS IVENT8 Editors note Last the HeraldZeitung asked its readers how they would spend it if we gave them at Celeste Mike Abernathy and Wanda Henk took us up on the By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer Celeste Wanda Henk and Mike Abernethy didnt know theyd be spending Thurs day evening when the Wurstfest gates there they were people on a mission to see how they could fill their bel lies without emptying their wal A few minutes after 5 all three agents were armed with and set off to the Market ready for DIDYOU ES In Wurstfest acquired Jerome Nowotnys Worlds Largest Beer Bottle Collection consisting of over Part of this col lection is on display in the Spass Ha who later returned to her station at the Little League planned to seek out a few such as wurst in tachen and pork chop on a visiting friends and cashing in on some family discounts were also high on the list for a longtime Wurst My husbands worked here 20 she Ill See Page 9A MANDY Before she can even put her money Wanda Henk takes a quick bite of her sausage on a one of the many items she bought at Superintendent Growth makes bond necessary By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer While there has been some opposi tion to Comal ISOs proposed most residents seem to realize it is Superintendent Marc Walker said during a public meeting When we are theres no mom Remaining public bond meetings 8S 7 Monday at Specht Elemen 25815 Over 1 7 29 at Bill Brown Ele 20410 Hwy 46 West 0 7 30 at Valley 1165 Sattler other he There have been lots of tense questions and plenty of emotional but a lot of that is due to rumor and CISD officials are hoping to get information to voters during public like the one held The proposed which goes before voters includes two packages totaling Proposi tion ifor includes teclinology improvements and renovations to Page 3A COMING SUNbAY I Ton their quests fw a State football title nd With an assist from local comics get a new look By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer SEE TOR YOURSELF H To see the HeraldZeitungs new comics Cleats and Pooch see Comics on Page 2B The votes are and Comal County youth have sr Effective t hree new com ic strir s will grace the pages of the Herald Zeitui Cleats and Pooch Cafe were chosen as the funniest options by students from Comal and New Braunfels sch ol dis Cleats proved to be the most pcpular witu 29 percent of the followed by FoxTrot with 27 percent and Pooch cafe wilh 25 They beat out two other new comics which garnered 11 percent of and which received 8 The three new comics replace Anrae ar d Shermans which ended their nu is in the HeraldZeitung with Thursdays stri See Page 3A The Uptown Piano Bar is the place for Birthday Parties and Anniversaries Antonio
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