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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 13, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas THE SUNDAY NOVEMBER ZEITUNG LIFE TIME TO SHOP Weihnachtsmarkt promises to be better to help New Braunfels shoppers prep for the Page 1C SPORTS FAST START Smithson Valley opens the Class 5A football playoffs with easy win over San Page 1B Serving New Braunfels and Coma County since 305 I DEARABBY 3E 30 5 sections Mf cLASsiFIEOs ib CLICK E COMICS 4C CROSSWORD 4C FORUM 4A OBITUARIES IA SPORTS 1B TV GRIDS Partly Cloudy High Low 87 65 Details3B Incumbents could face tough challenges Comal County election process formally begins next month By Ron Maloney Staff Writer i With filing just weeks away for the 2006 election there are early signs that there will be plenty of can didates for county Each oddnumbered year is a con stitutional amendment election Each even number is a eral election with about half of the local government offices up at the county The countys election staff complet ed the constitutional amendment election this week and now is preparing for a December bond elec tion to be conducted by Comal Inde pendent School The staff will the get ready for the 2006 election said Elections Coordinator Linnell We get all the paperwork Hinojosa This year well be using touch Well try to have both systems touch screen and optical scan in place during the March New this year is a statutory change that dictates elections in Texas will be conducted in only May and Novem which means that offterm elec Dtember remain dons in August or Sept are no Primaries will n See Page 8A ELECTION TIMELINE H to Candidate filing period IB 20March 3 Early vot ffl March 7 Primary BB April 37 Early run IS April 11 ffl 3 Earfy general H 7 General SfFEST lOOi A FITTING PROPOSAL TODAYS EVENTS Admission is free after 3 Wursthalle Jimmy Sturr Orchestra Lufthansa Drawing 3 Littl Fishermen Orchestra Polka Contest Orchestra i Das The Big Tent Alpenfest Die Frohliche Dorfmusik High School Band Riverwalk 4 Comal Community Ksjdllecek j the Fur Bunch Die Frohliche Dorfrnusik Ed Kadlecek the Fun Bunch DM KMira UttleTent Eurofest Mark Halata Texavia Cavanagh Alpine Express Boerne Village Ensemble f Terry Cavanagh Alpine Express Joe Rogers Band Roaming Gator the Clown Othar Events 8 Heritage Sunday Protestant Church 10 Annual Wurstfest Regatta II Keelboats and Lake 10 Wurst Craft Show Sale in Braunfels Utilities Parking Lot rHeritage Sunday Protestant Church Kaffee Plaza 11 Heritage Arts Crafts Center 11 Kunsthalle ArtsijBi Recreation Center adjacent to Wurstfest Gate of Fjrp t Protestant Church Tourbf Cphservaticn Actor gets his girl after dramatic overture By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Greg Wallet got the In crowd warmvip skit where narrator Robin Williams asked Kelly Powers questions about the produc Powers about to star as Fluke Landwalker in a wurst themed Star Wars sendup Star Wurst came out onto the Circle Arts Theatre stage Saturday and popped the question to Talk about Powers screamed in sur prise and needed just a heart beat to regain her but Yes in front of both their who attended Wurst Wars for the as Waller slipped a diamond onto her ringer and kissed It was only fitting because the an office man shes a nurse met at Circle Arts in April over the played husband and wife in Oliver They also fell in So life also mimics the the I dont think she saw that See Page 10A MANDY Kelly Powers reacts in shock after her Greg proposed Saturday during the Wurstfest Mellerdrammer Star Wurst at Circle Arts Powers regained her composure and said Braunfels Art League Gallery Noon5 Trw Brf Mnfela Art Noqn5 Stein Parade Sneak BraunfeU Art League Gallery 14 Open PWer 4 PaMl Catholio H To Wurstfest is about good dancing Handmade Furniture Tour of Ferdinand Lindhelmer Horns DAVID Sheryl and Doug Sultenfuss dance to polka music Saturday By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Forget about Green Day or Kelly Clarkson and try to think Cloverleaf Orchestra or the Al Meixner Some folks know that the accor dion has been around an awful lot longer than the electric and they dont think dancing is some thing that happens in a mosh pit at a hardrock They live in duple time on three short steps and a hop and they rest in waltz They feel a tubas basso profundo in the depths of their For a dance band must have DID YOU both KNOW Ml In Wurstfest was rated in the top 100 events in North America by the America Bus ments and a horn section that would make Chicago pack up and go home in And thats how it is at the 45th annual rendition of New Braunfels signature sausage See Page 10A Low Power Wlndowi ft Factory Warranty I BLUEBONNET Jeep is ran DIFFERENCE llu www bbmotors com 8006207258 Council to amend drainage ordinance By Ron Maloney StaffWriter This week will be a busy one for New Braunfels City Coun cil with meetings set for Mon day and Tuesday Monday nights regular meeting begins at 6 with a closed session to consider proposals for the Church Hill Drive drainage project and a legal matter involving a lease at the The regular agenda is a long one that will include a first reading of the citys proposed drainage ordi Council will reconvene Tuesday for a workshop ses sion in which the body will discuss priorities for council and city staff and Mondays meeting will be conducted in the council chambers at City 424 Tuesdays will take See Page 6A Traffic flow could soon improve on FM 1044 By Ron Maloney StaffWriter It soon could become easier to get in and out of New Braunfels on FM The question Thursday night was Texas Department of Trans portation officials rolled out a halfdozen preliminary con cepts for how FM 1044 could be connected to the south end of Loop 337 before a crowd of about 80 who attended a pub lic meeting at Memorial Ele mentary The which has been batted around for well more than a is a part of the New Braunfels thoroughfare It is not part of a con cept for creating a southern See Page 3A CERTIFIED
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