Thursday, March 15, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 15, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas MARCH Newspaper of the Year SPORTS SOCCER Canyon boys teams tie again Cougarettes defeat Page 8A NEWS HOME TOUR An annual tour of historic homes will showcase some of New Braunfels renovation Page 8A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 106 16 2 sections CK www a Partly cloudy High Low 83 57 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 38 CLASSIFIEDS 40 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS 3B Tubers allowed 16quart coolers on Comal City council also amends ordinance to permit two tubes per person in effect for the citys rivers By Suzanne Ashe Staff Writer Tubers who frequent the Comal and Guadalupe rivers within the New Braunfels city limits can pack their 16quart coolers and float the rivers with two tubes after Wednesday nights special council The New Braunfels City Council voted on three river ordinances that were tabled at the 26 At that the council recessed without making a deci sion on proposed ordinances on cooler and tube sizes and the number of tubes that floaters can take on the Comal and Guadalupe The council reconsidered the ordinance Wednesday that would allow only sixcan coolers on the Comal River and 12can coolers on the Guadalupe District 4 Councilman Pat Wig who originally voted for the said he put the item on Wednesdays agenda because he wanted to see if the council could come up with a compro The final decision by the coun cil is to allow a maximum size 16 quart cooler that will hold 20 12 ounce cans on the Comal and Guadalupe rivers within the city The council passed the ordi nance with a vote of Mayor Pro Tem Sonia MunozGill and District 3 Councilwoman Gale Pospisil voted against the ordi See Page 9A The following is a list of the exist ing arid newly adopted rules for the rivers No glass or foam containers Styrofoam ice chests June 2006 No volume drink ing devices beer fines ranging from to on Comal and Guadalupe August 2006 No containers under 5 fluid The ordi nance was crafted as an antilitter ing device targeting containers of 5 fluid ounces or The Jell0 shot boycott became an agreeable side June 2006 Noise devices boom boxes may not be audible beyond 50 The maximum fine for violation is No jumping from dams and trees No littering The following Items were passed by the city council at Wednesdays meeting Inner tubes limited to 5 feet in diameter or smaller Individuals on the Comal River are limited to two tubes per person Children younger than 8 years of age and poor swimmers are encouraged to wear a life jacket at all times Maximum permitted cooler size is 16 quarts Losing big Eightweek fitness program ends with participants feeling lighter and healthier By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer Christina Gonzales worked hard to be a a New Braunfels res is 14 pounds lighter after eight weeks of the Jazzercise Lose to Win She placed first in the individual portion of the com Seeing results is really an incentive to stick with she But Jazzercise is really so I dont think Ill have any prob Gonzales said the competition began during her first Jazzercise class on Since that shes followed class leader Angela Norris weekly weightloss advice and watched the pounds fall Angela told us to stay away from white rice and white to drink a cup of green tea every day and cut our portions in she Gonzales said she also makes sure to drink eight glasses of water a eat breakfast and never have snacks after 7 If you eat several small meals a your metabolism doesnt have a chance to slow she Its hard to find time at but you just have to stop yourself and have something healthy to The black team made up of Michele Valarie Schuetz andTerri all of New Braun fels won the group competi tion with a combined weight loss of 20 Norris said the par ticipants competed in groups of Cheryl Huish Photos by MIRANDA Isabelle Rodriguez works on abdominal exercises with an exercise ball while her plays during the Jazzercise class Wednesday at the Landa Park Recreation Christina Gonzales Starting weight 208 Ending weight 194 thM for Make sure you eat break fast and have healthy such as throughout the Drink eight to 10 glasses of water each Dont eat after 7 Paula DeLeon Starting weight 145 Endingweight 139 Paulas for success Eat more fruits and Skip fried foods such as trench Find a workout program youll be dedicated to stick three to win prizes such as Schlit terbahn Norris said she was proud of all of those who completed the pro gram no matter how much weight they The Losing to Win pro gram began but not all participants made it to the I think everyone wants to lose weight for the she But only 50 percent of people stick with a weightloss program past six We had a lot of peo ple come when we started the con but we lost about onethird of them in two See Page 10A Local firefighter wont divulge reality show winner By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter Jason Wallace is a New Braunfels firefighter by trade and a reality show racing driver by Wallace and his friend and fellow racer Jake Keeton of San Antonio won trie first install ment of SpikeTVs Bullrun car During the 12 teams of two compete for a prize using their own vehicles on public Wallace and Keeton drove Wal laces 2007 Texas Ranch Edition Ford Wallace said Wednesday that friends and everybody he works with are excited for It felt good to have 100 Mends to cheer me on Tues day he Wallace said the first leg of the journey was Jason Wallace ufa jn then went to and then we finished in he It was extreme What Spike TVs lullrun champi onihip When 9 Tyaidivs e n ly cold in Montana and While the SpikeTVWeb site says there can only be one Bullrun the Universal City resident wont say if hes the My girlfriend is super he I havent even told her Police locate woman in another state Mother of two had been reported missing 28 By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer A New Braunfels woman reported missing two weeks ago has been found alive and New Braunfels resident Cheryl Huish was located by police after a 15day search effort involving investigators from at least two The search for the 36yearold mother of two began 28 when police found her locked car in Hinman Island Huishs Donald said Wednesday the family was surprised to find shed surfaced in another Crisp said his daughter did not contact her parents or her Charles We were but happy shes safe at the same Crisp New Braunfels Police Mike Rust would See Page 10A Official lifts area ban on burning By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer The Comal County bum ban was lifted Wednesday morning after four days of show Because of all the rain weve had and how humid its been I feel we have enough moisture around now to not cause fires for a said County Judge Danny A 90day emergency burn ban was institut ed but was lifted after 15 According to the National Weather parts of Comal County have received up to eight inches of rain this Forecaster Robert Blaha said the city of New Braunfels was doused with inches of precipitation since Scheel said as long as conditions stay humid and the county should not see many brush If it dried out on Monday or the See Page 9A