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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 26, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                TT If NOVEMBER HERALD r SOIITHUEST El PASO TX 79903 wywrwrv ZjtllUINO SPORTS PLAYOFFS Smithson Valley win football playoffs to advance to state Page 8A FORUM COLUMN James Dorbranich writes how baby Jesus can be seen as a prolife Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 316 18 2 sections CK 70 chance of rain High Low 76 57 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 88 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 3B Fans cheer CHS off to game By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer Dennis Saur is was so excited that his face turned red and white and his family and other Canyon High School foot ball fans couldnt wait to accompany their team to Corpus Christi Canyon faced off against Class 4A Division II region al semifinal game against Fans fol lowed en mass for more than 170 miles to watch the The Cougars are going to go all the Saur Varsity players Caesar Alvarez and Chris Lynch said they are thrilled to be in the and a long road trip will only help pump them It gives us time to think about what we have to Chris Caesar said they are most ly excited to still be but the road trip will pro vide a chance to nap or be inspired through We watch some hard core movies like he Ill probably fall asleep For the good times awaited at the end of the Seniors Haley Coleman and Lauren who were driving in a said they expect that getting to the game would be half the Were all going together so we dont get Lau ren Were supposed to stop at Water Street to get See Page 7A DAVID Canyon Cougar football fans cheer on the team as their charter buses pull out of the high school parking lot bound for Corpus Christi Friday BLACK FRIDAY Photos by DAVID Target stands by as the doors to the store are unlocked at 6 Friday and an estimated 300 hundred people waiting outside make their way into the store hunting for Christmas Shoppers go out in force for bargains after holiday By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter If it wasnt for her Mimi Vara wouldnt have been up before She wouldnt have been among hundreds of afterThanksgiv ing shoppers who swarmed Kohls at 5 But Vara was a woman on a My daughters birthday is next week and she told me she real ly wanted this DVD player that was on Vara I live in San Anto but the store there was too so I came all the way to New Kohls store manager Katherine Stripiling said electronics were a huge draw for shoppers during the holi day The store opened to almost 300 shoppers who cleaned out some items before We sell a lot of which is funny because we are not an elec tronics she We had a sale on DVD a telescope and this crazy handcranked Crowds at Circuit City were search ing for hightech treats as but with more advanced Store manager Brooke Shelton said cus tomers were looking for deals on See Page 3A Drug test leads to dismissal of firefighter By Ron Maloney StaffWriter The City of New Braunfels has fired its highestranking female firefighter allegedly for failing a drug New Braunfels Fire Department Divi sion Chief Stacie Zercher was dismissed Tuesday after city officials were informed she had been found positive for smoking an 18year veteran who began her city career as a volunteer and then moved up through the ranks to head the departments training is the wife See Page 3A Rider coming The Pony Express com ing to New Braunfels to help deliver Christmas Circuit City employee Philip helps customer Jack Ralph pick out a digital camcorder Friday Bulverde Christmas Festival brings community together By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Klar of San Antonio knows what she wants for Shes hoping Santa Glaus brings her a Pixel Chk And Friday at Bulverdes 15th Annual Christmas she got to make her request to Each the Bulverde area merchants and the Spring Branch Chamber of Com merce put on an oldfashioned Christmas gala that includes a lit tle bit of everything from pony rides to writing letters to Festival goers also could have talked to Mayor Sarah Stevick or any of Bulverdes city all of whom volunteered to help out with the Stevick was doing a little bit of handing out candy hot chocolate or whatever was This is the first time the City of Bulverde has taken part in Stevick Im extremely This is one of the things Ive wanted to accomplish Ive wanted to help bring this See Page 7A dies in morning car wreck By Ron Maloney StaffWriter A 35yearold Seguin man died of injuries sustained in a headon colli sion on Texas 46 early New Braunfels police Craig Christopherson said Javial Ruiz was pro nounced dead shortly after his arrival at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Christopherson said the man was trapped in a 2000 Pontiac Sunfire involved in a collision with a 2002 Hon da Civic at in the 1000 block of Texas 46 South near Alves When officers arrived at the the Civic was burning and its Jose of New was trapped Officer Michael Cochran extinguished the fire and New Braunfels firefighters and paramedics worked half an hour to get both men out of their destroyed Both were driven to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio because See Page 7A   

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