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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 4, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                V T JANUARY 4t 2007 HERALD ZEITUNG Newspaper of the Year SPORTS FOOTBALL Titans Texans Ryans named NFLs top Page 5A NEWS GARDEN RID6C City council members move forward with efforts to revise an ordinance regarding a local Page 3A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 41 14 2 sections CLICK i a Illl56825llooooi11111 30 chance of rain High Low 65 46 Details 16 DEARABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS COMICS 2B CROSSWORD FORUM 4A OBITUARIES SA SPORTS 5A TV GRIDS 31 Lightning strike leaves pair unharmed By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Two local residents escaped serious injury Wednesday after being shocked by lightning in a grocery store parking New Braunfels Fire Wayne Stretch Rousseau said a 47yearold man and 49yearold woman were shocked by a bolt of lightning in the park ing lot of Albertsons at 955 Walnut When firefighters arrived at the scene about they found the man and woman conscious with no visible Rousseau Both were taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital for treat ment of injuries that were not consid ered to be life he Rousseau would not release the vic tims but said both are New Braunfels As rain began a crowd of shop pers and Albertsons employees gathered around the pair to New Braunfels resident Cindy John said she was pulling into the parking lot when the lightening I heard a crash and I saw people laying on the she I think its nice that so many people were around to and EMS came right According to the National Weather Ser an average of 66 people in the Take precautions when electrical storms are in the area to prevent seri Lightning can strike as far afc 10 miles from an area Where its If you can hear you are within striking See Page 8A Coaches or those in charge of outdoor events should keep watch and have a lightning plan Stay off corded computers and other equipment that puts you in direct contact with SOURCE National Weather Service Faithful friend Man seldom misses lunch with favorite companion By Mauri Elbel StaffWriter T loyd Bremer is Adeline I Schwabs reallife i Jguardian 86yearold Bre mer prepares a lunch consist ing of Schwabs favorite packs them in his navy blue Little Playmate ice chest and drives to Kirkwood Manor where he patiently feeds his best friend in the Weve been friends since we were Bremer said as he carefully spooned bites of pineapple into Schwabs mouth at lunch time We used to meet and dance together at dances in Bulverde and Anhalt in the late 1930s and early Years later when both were married and had two children Bremer and his wife would get together with Schwab and her husband to play dominos in New Braun We remained friends through the years and visited each other all the Bre mer We never dated but always cared for each other and were good Countys third district court waiting on judge DAVID Lloyd Bremer feeds his longtime friend Adeline Schwab homemade apple pie in the dining room at Kirkwood Bremer visits Schwab bringing with him some of her lunch By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Comal County has a new but no presiding The 430th general jurisdic tion court for Comal County officially was formed on the coun ty still is waiting for a judge to be appointed by Rick Perrys Comal Coun ty Judge Danny Scheel We want it to become a but that wont hap pen until the governors office appoints a Scheel said The Legislature set the dis tricts start for January but the court cannot move forward until a judge is Representatives from Perrys office told him I love her like the best husband would love his She certainly is my best Lloyd Bremer New Braunfels resident In August of Bremers wife passed Schwabs husband died the following A year the two moved in together and took care of each enjoying shared hobbies such as play ing gardening and visiting children and grand children until Schwab needed additional care and was moved into Kirkwood Manor in I love her like the best hus band would love his Bremer She is certainly my best who will be 89 in is plagued with arthritis and can no longer feed her Bremer devotes two hours each day to his lovingly feeding Schwab a cafeteria meal as well as a few of her favorites he brings along such as cantaloupe homemade apple pie or peach cobbler of cherry She loves those See Page 7A an appointment might be made in late March or early Scheel If the governor had not gotten he would have had to make all of his appointments before he left Scheel Since he got hes not in any Comal County is served by two district The 207th district court is shared between Hays and Caldwell and the 274th Judi cial District Court is shared between Hays and Guadalupe Comal Countys three judges 22nd Judicial District Judge Charles 274th See Page 7A Resolutions A new year brings a chance to start fcsh when it comes to i orguiizuig your Partnership could speed up Creekside development for councils decision By Ashley Verrill StaffWriter The local developers of the proposed Creek side retail complex have teamed up with a Houston company boasting a million development The New Braunfels Creekside development is scheduled to break ground in April if negotia tions with the city are Texas Com mercial Investments and Lockhard Develop ments are spearheading the million retail and commercial development to be located on 400 acres at the northeast intersection of FarmtoMarket 306 and Interstate TCI and Lockhard officially partnered with New Quest Properties on 15 in an effort to attract quality commercial tenants to the mixeduse We had been talking with several different but decided on New Quest because they See CREEKSIDE Page 8A By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter The New Braunfels River Activities Committee met Wednesday evening for the last time before presenting its recommendations go to the city Committee member Ramon Chapa unani mously was voted to be the groups He will present the committees rec ommendations to city coun cil members at a council workshop on 11 in coun cil Its an honor to be select ed as spokesperson and that the committee has that much faith in Chapa said See the list of recom menctetiont River Activities Committee members will present to the pity council later this City Manager Mike Morri son said the workshop will be a round table forum where city council members can discuss the recommen dations in a more comfort able setting than a formal council Morrison said the council will discuss each recommendation and can adopt or reject any or all River committee member See Page 7A   

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