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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 2, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas If W DECEMBER HUHWWHMHUMWHH ALL FOR WC TW N01 1000571 SOUTHUKT HICROfUPLISHERS 2427 C VANDCLL M aPASOTX 79W3 SPORTS TIP OFF The New Smithson Valley girls basket ball teams open play in Cougarette Page 6A FORUM SPEAK OUT Readers voice their opinions on Comai ISO bond judicial a lov ing city and Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 319 14 2 sections K www Details DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS W COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS 3ft Attorney City has no drugtesting policy By Leigh Jonas Staff Writer Stacie Zercher has taken another drug test to prove her but her attorney is not ready to release the Matt Kyle confirmed Thursday who lost her job with the New Braunfels Fire Department 22 after failing a drug took both a urine and hair follicle analysis test Kyle said no matter what the sec ond test results Zercher planned to get her job We absolutely plan to file an he I fully expect the test results and other facts to exon erate Kyles biggest complaint was with the citys drug or lack There is not a single written city policy whatsoever about drug test other than the one policy that states if you have an accident in a city vehicle that you are to have a drug he After there is There is nothing about how the tests are to be There is no written policy about how any results are to be There is no written policy on who is See Page 3A HERE WE GO AWASSAILING Thousands drink in the holiday spirit at Wassailfest By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer Not all wassail is created Janet Eckroat got some first hand experience in wassail variety during her first Wassailfest Thurs Ive had two so one I defi nitely liked and one I definitely did not she I had no idea what to expect I guess I thought it was like apple During the 48 down town businesses competed for vis itors attention by putting their unique spin on the traditional hol iday Adam owner of Deliver New said his business was a firstyear partici but their wassail recipe is much more The containing orange and pineapple was created by one of Car penters Weve heard a lot of people say ours was better than the ones down he nodding toward Main Plaza Weve had a lot of positive Susan owner of Interior Fabrics said her stores wassail stands out from the crowd with ingredients like peppermint and Employee Penny Burke has been responsible for perfect ing the recipe through the Pennys our wassail Adams It also helps to have some food at the wassail just a lit tle something to go with Quianna said she is a Wassailfest but its dif ficult for her to choose a The great thing about Wassail fest is everyone makes good was she Its got to be but I also like it when its nice and For Michael the top Spam emails from CIA inundate county offices By Ron Maloney Staff Writer MORE H Police say several local residents have reported money missing from online bank see Page Photos by MANDY Hunter and Blake Artz get a taste of a new the wassail from Carroll ColemanThursday night during kone is served snow cone with wassail poured on Heather marvels at how soft Wally Hendersons two lla Emogene and are and talks her two and into feeling the soft The two llamas graced the yard of the Huisache Grill during wassails are easy to weed He prefers the leaded version to or Its got to have good good he Its got to have alco Employees of First State Bank said their leaded wassail won them the peoples choice award last Anita Hoffman said they kept the recipe much the same and were hoping for the We added a lot of love and a lot of holiday she said of the rumspiked Bobbie Landrum decided to pass on wassail in both leaded or unleaded Armed with hot she said she still loves the chance to visit with Its great just to see See Page 5A County Judge Danny Scheel didnt say Thurs day but hes probably eaten his share of Spam over the years on hunt ing or fishing On his information technolo gy John told county officials about com puter spam this the kind that bites Dumas was making his weekly report on the doings in the countys computer servic es office and its efforts to block computer e mail spam junk But over the past two there is a new spam scam in the form of emails that look like they came from either the Federal Bureau of Investigation or the Central Intel ligence Agency and entice the receiver to open an attachment to learn The attachment contains a computer worm program called the sober worm that infecting and ultimate ly shutting down a computer and sending itself to every address in the victims email address For the the sober worm has not proved a major Dumas because the countys spam interceptor pro called detects it even that supposedly originating at the FBI and weeds it Weve 205 caught and over the last 13 Dumas In Dumas all but 17 percent of the thousands of emails that come into See Page 3A The Comal Independent School District has established itself as a football Madison football coach still proud to call New Braunfels home By Will Wright Sports Editor SAN ANTONIO Jim Streety has been around high school football for a long time enough to know how to keep up with the everevolv ing nature of the Now the coach at San Anto nio the for mer New Braunfels is still going at At age he still loves what he and this season has been one of his best Streety will lead his Maver icks into the Class 5A Division II state quarterfinal game against the Smithson Valley Rangers at 1 Saturday at San Antonio NorthEast Inde pendent School Districts Comalander Not many figured his team to make it out of District 265A this sea much less beat the top rated team in the area in the first round of the state But this season is why he still stays active in the This season really has been a lot of Its been very he You just take things as they This particular team has done I think we started the season as a consensus fourthplace pick in Certainly weve been able to win the big and close which Streety still lives in New He gets up each morning and hits the loop for a drive he says takes less time than it does for many of his assistants who live in San Anto I love this Ive been See Page 5A Photo courtesy of JOHN Madison coach Jim Streety is mobbed by his team after beating Schertz Clemens 4219 to open the The Uptown Piano Bar is the place for Christmas and New Years Parties AT A C5LANCE El What Class 5AII Region IV champi onship game Smithson Valley San Antonio eaWhen 1 Saturday Where Comalander Stadium in San Antonio Hil Tickets at the gate Region IV champi onship game Canyon Corpus Christ SS When 2 Saturday m Where Memorial Stadium in Victoria m Tickets at the I SMI i Anl H30 S4 1
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