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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 15, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas TfW DECEMBER SPORTS TOP STARS Smithson Valley places 15 players on the top two District 274A football Page 7A INSIDE SING A SONG New Braunfels residents are invited to join together for a night of singing carols around the Page 5A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 330 14 2 sections CK j 8 Partly Cloudy High Low 63 39 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 4B CLASSIFIEDS 41 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD M FORUM 6A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 7A I Tax rollback election a step closer to reality By Leigh Jonas StaffWriter Comal County Commissioners reluctantly accepted a tax rollback petition Wednesday from Canyon Lakearea newspaper Publisher Douglas The split between two sets of contains If at least are from registered Comal County the county will be forced to ask voters to approve paying an extra penny on their tax Tax AssessorCollector Sherman Krause collected the documents after they were officially shaking his head as he flipped back the cov er of the biggest The first page A Lesson in Representative by Douglas coauthored by registered Krause has 20 days to verify that the signatures are from valid regis tered The daunting task like ly will put a damper on the Christ mas spirit in his I dont know how long its going to he There were a lot less signatures involved with the senior tax and that took us a See Page 3A 1 just knew I wanted to marry Roland Range The big day approaches DAVID Hope and her joke about Hopes upcoming while Anna Villanueva trims Kristies hair in preparation for the big Couple prepares to celebrate their longawaited wedding A DAY FOR HOPE By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Roland Rangel never thought much about He considers the rings and decorations to be odds and Theyre just details to a man who has spent nine years waiting to be married to the woman he I just knew I wanted to marry said Roland and Hope will stand before family and friends Saturday at Living Waters Worship Center in Dressed in their weddingday they will vow to love each other until no matter how quickly it See Page 3A A FIVEPART SERIES 11 Wish of a lifetime The help of Hospice 01 WEDNESDAY Faith in trying times Getting ready for the big day SUNDAY Wedding bells Gubernatorial candidate State misguided in approach to abortion DAVID Texas gubernatorial candidate Chris Bell addresses the Hill Country Democratic Women on By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Local Democrats got their first look Wednesday at their partys frontrun ner in the attempt to unseat Rick Peny this and they liked what they Chris Bell spent more than an hour with the Hill Country Democratic shaking sharing his vision for the state and posing for pic tures with his newest group of The women let out a hearty cheer when event organizer Sandi Root intro duced him as the states next gover Getting to talk to folks like this is my favorite part of running for gover the Houston resident told the See Page 2A Fire marshal Rash of fires likely arson By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter information on fires in the coun Comal County invesj HELP OUT tigators think arson may j jf you have any be the cause of three recent County Fire Marshal Lin Manford said no accidental ignition sources were found in any of the and investigators could not identify any other acci dental Because no sources of accidental ignition were it makes me suspicious that it was intentionally he The most recent fire occurred Monday when the Spring Branch Fire Department responded to a storage building fire on Oak See Page 4A Comal Coun ty Sheriffs Marshal 620 3420 H Comal Coun ty Crime Stop pers 1800 6408422 THANK YOU HZ READERS Richard and Isavel Alan and Betty and Walter Linhart and Ramon Chapa have contributed to help bring food to 250 needy families this To donate to the Cheer stop by the HeraldZeitung office at 707 Landa between 8 and 5 Monday through Friday or mail a check made out to the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung to Cheer New Braunfels 707 Landa New To volunteer to deliver for the Cheer call or show up at the Herald Zeitung printing plant on Industrial Drive at 8 Tree of Life opens pantries to those in need By Winter Prosapio Correspondent Comal County resi dents in need of food will not have to go thanks to the Tree of Life Tree of Life in partnership with the San Antonio Food the Salvation Army and Grocery is hosting three separate food distribu tion programs for hundreds of Comal County area residents A GIFT OF FOOD Tree of Life Church will be hosting three food distribu tion programs for those in 1 to 4 today Food from San Antonio Food Bank to Friday Food gift boxes from the Sal vation 9 to noon Saturday Angel Food card grocery pickup at the churchs 54acre campus off the Angle Road exit at 5513 Interstate 35 in New From 1 to 4 the San Antonio See Page 4A Law MIUil Powtr t Wwranty BLUEBONNET MfflJLiff ovffii cTR is THE Jeep
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