Friday, May 11, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 11, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas MAY ZEITUNG SPORTS PLAYOFFS SV baseballers lose series openers Canyon Softball Page 6A FORUM TAX CUTS Increase in teacher pay must be considered before signing off on tax rate Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Coma County since 155 18 2 sections CLICK i a Partly cloudy High Low 84 82 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 41 COMICS 21 CROSSWORD M FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 1A SPORTS 0A TV GRIDS Judges ruling could stop river lawsuit By Suzanne Aaha The HeraldZeitung Visiting Judge Ron Carr granted the city of New Braunfels plea of jurisdiction Thursday that could stop a lawsuit to dismiss four river Carr granted attorneys for the city and a group of beer dis and collectively known as Stop the Ordinances Several members of STOP group revealed five days to file an amend ment Mick a San Antonio attorney representing the argued that STOP was bound by its previous pleadings that had no jurisdictional facts included in There must be a distinct injury There are he The pleading is It is clear under this they have failed to plead jurisdictional Scott attorney for said the river ordinances are causing specific injury to business es who are part of the We would be severely damaged if the court wont allow us to re he Until the members of STOP had not been How Tschirhart named a few of the businesses in court Rockin Texas Tlibes and The Outpost are some of the members of STOP that the river ordinances that will be hurt by the he Tschirhart said he thinks the city is trying to impede the rights of people trying to enjoy the Were going to file a letter brief that shows the court we have a right to he I think the city is using some procedural trick ery to try to get this case from being See Page 10A Fishing for Group of Aggies cool off in area rivers high waters By Susanna Ache The HeraldZeitung banner hanging from the second story balcony at Rockin R River Rides in Gruene Thursday signaled it was Aggie Day on the Guadalupe The Texas University Corps of Cadets were 250 strong tubing the Guadalupe on Thursday celebrating the end of their final Its Aggie sort of a said Chris a river guide at Rockin R River Rides in Bobby from Katy said the cadets tube in Gruene every Its just a good way to relax and kill time before we go he Tubers were allowed back on the river this week since the release rate from Canyon Reservoir decreased from the rate of cubic feet per second to about 800 cfs Wednesday and is expected to remain at See Page 9A County OKs plan to fund road repairs By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung Comal County Commissioners approved all seven items on its action agenda duringThurs days regular In the absence of Comal County Judge Dan ny who is on vaca the hourlong meet ing was chaired by Precinct 1 Commissioner Jack Daw While most of the seven items on the agenda were passed unanimously by the four one transportation how was passed by a majority of A resolution committing the county to pro viding million to the Texas Department of Transportation was first amended and then See Page 10A Photos by DAVID TOP Rockin R River Rides employee andTexas Longhorn fan Matt Ornelas watches as Aggie Cadet Keith Sage tries to prevent himself from floating under the Gruene bridge during an outing on the Guadalupe River with about 250 other cadets Thursday Ornelas says his job is fishin for but unfortunately Sage was one that got Cadets Elise and Victoria Mbachu try to paddle toward shore before they slam into the Gruene bridge over the Guadalupe River during an outing with about 250 fellow cadets Several local students take learning skyhigh jf The HeraldZeitung Several local teenagers enjoyed a birdseye view of their new school as part of their coursework The students are part of Chuck Hughes aviation course at New Braunfels Christian Academy The plane ride they took was the culmi nation of a semesterlong introduction to the world of Hughes said Thurs Its the third time Ive taught this elective he This isnt about train ing were just trying to whet our students appetites about flying in The fourmonth class went over various aspects of avia and followed a curricu lum that covered the princi ples of aerodynamics and navigational Hughes I was a navigator in the Air Force for many and when developing this I discovered the Pilots Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge would be a great he Its approved by the Federal Aviation Administration See Page 10A College shows off whats new By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung More than 30 local educators and commu nity leaders took a sneak peak Thursday at what is new at the Central Texas Technology We invited representatives from several independent school districts and local compa nies to show them our new training said Mike Morphew director of Were here to assist the employee pipeline and devel op local job The community college is next to the New Braunfels Municipal Airport on FarmtoMar ket and was originally built for See Page 10A Katie Lay of Garden Ridge and Adrianne Tsen of Seguin pre pare for a recent flight in a Piper Cherokee The teenagers attend New Braunfels Christian Academy and enjoyed their flight as part of an elective aviation course taught at the local Photo submitted Downstairs in the Prince Soims Inn Uptown Qift Certificates are a perfect gift for Mom