Friday, March 9, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 9, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas W W MARCH HERALD Aj Newspaper of the Year SPORTS BASEBALL New Braunfels splits games at own Varsity Tournament SV splits at South Page 5A FORUM EDITORIAL Dry conditions should have residents being careful not to spark fires that could cause damage or Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 101 20 2 sections CLICK I a Illl56825llooooi Decreasing clouds High Low 75 57 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS SB COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS SA TV GRIDS Dry conditions could mean limited water By Suzanne Aahe StaffWriter New Braunfels Utilities customers could face watering restrictions if the current dry weather conditions per In our current weather it does not take long to reach critical period management levels at which time additional restrictions would be NBU Communica tions Manager Gretchen Reuwer said We ask that New Braunfels residents continue in their efforts to NBU customers might see restrictions imposed again conserve water to help mitigate the effects of the dry weather and delay additional Mayor Bruce Boyer can impose Stage I watering restrictions when the J17 well reading is at or below 650 feet or if the Comal Springs flow is at or below 250 cubic feet per whichever comes The Comal Springs flow was 253 cfs on Thurs day with only a slim chance of rain forecast for the coming As part of the citys yearround con servation landscape water ing is prohibited between the hours of 10 and 8 except using a handheld soaker that does not spray water in the drip irrigation After three landscape watering is permitted only on designated water ing days and NBU customers can check water restrictions on the NBU Web site at NBU also will mail water conservation and usage guides in upcoming These also are avail able for free at the main office located at 263 Main The latest water ing guidelines can be accessed 24 hours a day by calling the NBU Infor mation New Braunfels residents have always been very responsible when it comes to our water Reuwer The yearround con I Find a complete list of water 10A servation measures that are in place and the Drought Management Plan are designed to encourage the aware ness of water use that is necessary for the health and welfare of our cus tomers and business economy ver sus water use that is not considered It helps ensure an adequate water supply not only for but for the longterm future as Night to remember Weiswurm files tor District 7 se Alyssa a New Braunfels High shares a dance with New Braunfels resi dent Don Phillips at Thursdays Senior Citizens young at heart cut a rug during school dance By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer Judy and Don Miller thought their prom days were long We never thought wed have another Judy Miller of New Braunfels said with a When youre young you dont think that far The who have been mar ried 50 went to prom togeth er at Bishop High School near Cor pus The couple had a chance to relive their youth Thursday during the 22nd annual Senior Citizens Prom at Canyon High About 75 seniors from all over the New Braunfels area gathered for an evening of music and host ed by the student councils of Canyon and New Braunfels high Don Miller said the event brought Winter Texans Margaret and Margaret Hurley look over specially priced merchandise during the Downtown Sidewalk DAVID HeraldZeitung Photos by MIRANDA ABOVE Dorothy a resident at the Eden Home who also was crowned Prom Queen for the dances with Canyon High juniors Sarah Krueger and Alex Brace for the last dance of the evening during the Senior Citizens Prom at Canyon High School on BELOW Shane a senior at Canyon High escorts Veronica Erben to her seat after they shared a back plenty of memories as he watched high school students ask seniors for a I know how nervous they must he At least I would have been when I was that New Braunfels High School senior Kelsey Huddleston said the event was a great chance to interact with people from a different generation and from a different I think its great for them to get out and have a good she And they get to see what people from our generation are actually like See Page 10A seat on CISD board By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter A fourth candidate filed Wednesday for the Comal Independent School District trustee Klaus is challenging incum bent Bill Swint for the District 7 Swint has served District which includes Garden Ridge and since Weiswurm has been involved with the dis trict as president of the Comal Public School a member of the 2005 bond polit 1cal action committee and by taking part in several other committees and Weiswurm said he sees a clear need for bet ter longterm planning for integrating tech nology and other I think we need a longer vision in terms of the direction the school board takes with See Page 10A Antimandate HPV bill set for discussion Perrys order issued 2 AUSTIN AP Legislation that would over ride Republican Rick Perrys executive order that schoolgirls receive a vaccine against the human papilloma virus is set for debate in the Texas House on Perry issued the order 2 requiring girls entering sixth grade as of September 2008 to be vaccinated against HPV which causes most cases of cervical That met with a firestorm of public protest and opposition from some conservative Opponents said the order interfered with parental and some said the Legisla ture should decide whether the state will require the not the The antimandate bill before the House next week was filed by Dennis a Republican from At least 90 state See Page 9A Stores mark down prices to get shoppers downtown By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter Springs pending arrival was evident Thursday in downtown New Braun fels when 20 merchants opened their dusted off their wares from the long winter and invited folks to shop with Dolly president of the New Braunfels Downtown said the event is the associations spring Our goal is to draw people down town and get them familiar with our she The smart shoppers who came downtown to shop got away with some real steals some items were marked down 50 to 70 percent off Jim coowner of Dancing said the event was a The sale is the he This is something where we can create who also is the vice president and marketing chairman of the Down town and said he is pleased with the level of involvement among the This is a good he There are over 20 merchants partici See Page 10A IIIWUUUJUUUJU For fun and conversation Enjoy an Uptown Piano Bar Night Downstairs in the Prince Solms Inn 295 San Antonio 8307085411