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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 8, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas FOR W 180 2A27 t VWWul DK V W DECEMBER A ruNG SPORTS TOP WEAPON Smithson Valley senior Andrew Sendejo does a little bit of everything for the Pago 5A INSIDE ELECTION 2006 Candidates for Comal County CourtatLaw judge and commissioner announce bids for Pago 2A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 324 14 2 sections CK 5O0 CL Partly Cloudy High Low 37 25 Details1B DEARABBY 4B CLASSIFIEDS 41 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2t FORUM 4A OBITUARIES SPORTS 5A TV GRIDS 4B Icy weather a concern for motorists By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Local public safety officials watched weather forecasts and prepared for possible freezing rain Wednesday as an arctic cold front that brought subzero weather to the Mid west pushed We are monitoring the weather right said Carol Comal Countys emer gency management coordina We want to encourage everybody that if they do not have to get do not go Save yourself some Edgett said local officials expected light precipitation with possible freezing rain between Wednesday and 1 Thursday If it does well have some Edgett Hope itll burn off by but be very careful because overpasses and bridges could be Oth er than the possible we dont expect very National Weather Service meteorologist Marianne Sut ton said local rainfall Wednes day night was most likely to be drizzle just barely enough to Chance of rainfall was set at See Page 7 A SCHOOL CLOSINGS To see if local school districts delay or cancel check the fpHowmg sources 1420 For Comal ISO call 9806245 and enter For Navy Braunfels ISO Cable Channel 19 A TIME OF NEED Family looking for housing after blaze destroys home By Ron Maloney StaffWriter CANYON holidays will not be very merry this year for Crystal and David Thats because they have no Their Buckingham Drive mobile home burned to the frame rails the flames consuming just about everything they Fke officials are unable to even fully estimate the damage suffered by the They think the blaze was caused by a space The Yeomans had no And because of the nature of the the contents of the home and its close proximity to a heavy equipment had to be called in to crush out the blaze and the On the Yeomans were out at the looking to see what they could And it wasnt Were just rummaging through that stuff to see how much we can Crystal working in a light rain that was expected to get worse as the day wore They lucked out on Im pretty she It was hard to get any clothes for but a Im sorry to admit I didnt even know had Im set up with clothes and Clothing for my hus band is not a problem because a lot of people are his We have clothes taken care and the Red Cross gave us a set of I bought plastic silverware at the store last They could use a few kitchen but dont want too much right now because its too difficult to move Crystal said kitchen items or what they could or could Photos by DAVID David Yeoman surveys what is left to the back portion of the mobile home he shared with his that was destroyed by fire Friday Yeoman said the hardest part of dealing with the fire was the loss of his three loads up what few possessions he was able to A FAMILY IN NEED Crystal and DavidYeoman need a place to They could use dona tions to help rent a place to stay and construction materials to build a new They can be reached at 830 nt salvage isnt their biggest prob Finding a place to live They have no place to stay and no money to get The Red Cross put us up at the Holiday Inn until We got a and we paid for a cou ple more days so we could stay Crystal The first couple of days after the rubble the work was just My husband was just she We couldnt See Page 3A Cheer Fund needs help quickly to feed 250 needy families From Staff Reports The HeraldZeitungs annual Cheer Fund drive to bring food to 250 needy families is running short of donations with just more than a week to Organizer Rosie Willingham on Wednesday reported a shortfall in Were trying to continue what we started last year by increasing the num ber of families we help to Willing ham Were running short of what we need to do To feed 250 the Cheer Fund needs to raise at least Willingham said volunteer drivers also would be sought to deliver the baskets of food Anyone who can help is encouraged to call Willing ham for information and be prepared to go to the HeraldZeitungs printing plant on Industrial Drive at 8 that The more drivers we the few er stops each will have to make and the sooner our volunteers can go Willingham Volunteers will deliver the bags of groceries designed to provide the makings of a Christmas dinner for each family to homes throughout the Comal County Each bag costs an average of about The newspaper can provide a receipt for tax purposes to anyone who needs HZ READERS Frederick and Mary Richard and Arlene Helgard Suhr and Steven Slage have contributed to help bring food to 250 needy families this To donate to the Cheer stop by1 the HaraldZeitung office at 707 Landa between 8 and 5 Monday through Friday or mail a check made out to the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung to Cheer New Braunfels 707 Landa New To volunteer to deliver for the Cheer call or show up at the HeraldZeitung printing plant on Industrial Drive at 8 FORDTAUluJTE Low Factory I BLUEBONNET Jeep Veterans vow to never forget Pearl Harbor By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Many have heard of President Franklin Roosevelts Day of Infamy speech in which he asked Congress to declare war on Japan in the wake of the attack that brought the United States into World War Few remember hearing the which was broad cast on Oh as it rang through Veterans of Foreign Wars Post some of them quietly And so Post 7110 acknowledged an anniversary that is slipping away from some See Page 3A COMING FRIDAY DAVID HeraldZeitung James Jones plays Amazing Grace during ceremonies remembering Pearl Can you help Organizations are asking for help to assist needy Is there enough help to go around Golf course could be reborn with new development By Leigh Jones StaffWriter AT A GLANCE I What New Braunfels Industri al Development Corporation 4B board meeting When today Where Confer ence Room City 424 Castell Sundance Golf Course soon could be getting a whole new San Antonioarea developer Koontz which pur chased the old 18hole course this has submitted a plan to the New Braunfels Industrial Develop ment 4B board for the propertys rebirth as a mixeduse development called Sundance The proposal will be discussed at todays meeting of the 4B board in Confer ence Room A of City 424 Castell Their plan calls for 500 units of multi family square feet of med ical office space and a hospital facility on acres between Com mon Street and FM It also includes 15 acres of parks and green space and improvements to two roads surrounding the See Page 7A 344 TldKH 18006207258
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