Thursday, May 10, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 10, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas MAY ZEITUNG SPORTS PLAYOFFS Canyons SVs Rangers in single game softball survival tests Page 5 A FORUM FUIL ISSUIS Lawmakers need to take a firm approach to the nations fuel economy Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 154 18 2 sections CK 5O0 oooo 50 chance of storms High Low 84 61 Details1B i DEARABBY 38 1 CLASSIFIEDS M j COMICS 21 I CROSSWORD M FORUM 4A 1 OBITUARIES SPORTS SA I TV GRIDS M Local firefighter races toward finish line By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung And then there were New Braunfels firefighter Jason Wallace and teammate Jake Keeton have made it to the final round of the reality television show Bullrun began airing on SpikeTV in March with 12 teams competing for the grand prize of Each team has to race its own vehicles along public Contestants must obey all traffic laws to stay in the and at the end of iTeam F150 clinches spot in the final three each the team with the lowest time is dis who lives in Universal City and Keeton of San known as Team F are driving a 2004 Ford Texas Ranch F150 The WallaceKeeton team now are Jason Wallace among the last three still in the The most recent episode aired on Tuesday night and showed Team F 150 facing off against a 1968 Dodge a 2002 Pontiac Trans Am WS6 and a 1975 Hurst Oldsmobile With only three teams theres less room for said in a phone interview from He said he is en route to New before flying to to participate next week in the real a race that pits drivers against one another on a course that runs from Montreal to Key Station 2 is my but Ive never been away from at least never outside the state so this has been a great and its not over he During the Team Trans Am made it to the first placing the others in a time chal What Final Bullrun Run to the Border 9 on SpikeTV Visit to find out more or to see past according to information from SpikeTV The other teams then faced off to see how fast they could drive from the basement to the roof of a See Page 10A Growing pains ISO trustees set to look over school budget From staff reports Comal Independent School District trustees will tour Freiheit Elementary School at 5 theri meet at 6 in the Comal ISO Support Services Build 1404 Interstate 35 The school board will con duct a workshop to discuss and receive information on the budgets for 200708 school Hutchison said individual proposed school budgets were turned in this past At the the board will look at actual school campus budgets for the 2007 08 school she By state the budgets have to be approved by the See Page 8A DAVID Current principal Betsy Nash talks about all the new and exciting things that will be available to students at the new Freiheit Elementary School while standing inside the schools colorful and bright Nash will become the principal of Freiheit when it opens in Students to fill Freiheit in August Apprentice electrician Oarryl Cunningham stands atop a scissors lift to clean light fixtures in one of the hallways of the soontoopen Freiheit Elementary School on FarmtoMarket By Suzanne Ashe The HeraldZeitung Population growth in the New Braunfels area has the Comal Inde pendent School District building new schools to meet the demands for places in its Freiheit Elementary School on FarmtoMarket 1101 is a stateof theart campus set to open in said Kari pub lic information officer for Opening Freiheit in August will alleviate overcrowding at Good winFrazier Elementary Hutchison Students who live east of Inter state 35 and currently attend Good winFrazier will be coming to Frei she Kids who live west of Interstate 35 and currently attend GoodwinFrazier will stay at Betsy principal of said the new school is deliciously A tour of the building showed sensored wash keyless entry large a large and colorful library and muted We have a real music Weve been using a storeroom at Betsy Nash Freiheit Elementary School principal blue and red hall We have a real music Nash Weve been using a storeroom at Other amenities in the school include a wireless computer sensor lights in each a gym and science said Each room will have a data pro jector so were saving money by not buying maps and globes when we can project up to date informa tion off of the Nash The square foot built with funds from the 2005 is located on 22 acres on FM 1 Nash said she expects to have 775 students attend next school I wont be hiring any new teachers for Nash said Twothuds of See Page 9A Cancer research could get House OKs investment plan By Jim Vartuno The Associated Press AUSTIN AP With a farreaching goal of curing the House gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a constitutional amend ment allowing Texas to set up a special billion fund for highlevel Rick Perry and a bipartisan group of law makers have been pushing the plan to put Texas on the cutting edge of cancer research with col laboration between private and public research This is about said Jim the Eastland Republican who sponsored the amend It may be one of the most positive actions we can to cure cancer in our lifetime and do it in See Page 9A Bikers urged to keep safely first By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung May is Motorcycle Safety Month and law enforcement agencies are reminding motorcy clists to think safety The Wild currently playing at the Marketplace Cinema 12 in New Braunfels and accurately portrays a trend in motorcycle riding according to offi cials from the Texas Department of Public Safe ty Unprepared riders are hitting the roads in increasing while returning riders licensed riders who have not ridden are getting back on their motorcycles without See Page 8A File photo A trooper fills out an accident report after a single motorcycle accident where the driver lost control and veered off of FarmtoMarket 306 landing in a ditch in this March FIND IT IN OUR MORE IN IT FOR VOO Search