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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                May HERALDZErruNo Page 3 A Canyon Lake officials look for great season Paid advertisements VIRGINIA FAYE ELLIOTT MACKEY WHINNERY 19232007 Virginia Faye Elliott Mackey age 83 of Okla homa departed this life on May in Oklahoma Funeral services will be held at 2pm on May 2007 in Memorial Park Funeral Private family entombment will follow in the Memorial Park East Mau Whinnery was born December 1923 in Sayre Beckham Okla She was the daughter of Walter Northcutt and Anna Frances Sallinger A 1940 graduate of Sweet water High she was a basketball player and a national standout in 4H She married James Fields Mackey in New Mexico and they lived at the Continental Carbon Camp near Virginia received her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Educa tion from West Texas State University in Texas with numerous postgradu ate teaching She taught for nearly 40 years in the Texas Public School Sys This included education al activities at Amaril lo Lawndale and Hillside Ele mentary Kilgore Chil drens Psychiatric and New Elementary She was the first teacher to be selected for integration of the previ ously segregated Amarillo Upon retirement she lived in Amarillo and Texas and subsequently in Oklahoma She left a legacy of many stu dents that grew to be success educated citizens of the United She is survived by a James Elliott Mackey Whin nery a Angela Whinnery a Chance Whinnery a John Clark and Leonard Weaver wife Lillie and Lloyd Joe SALLY KRAFTARENAS Sally KraftArenas went to be with the Lord May at the age of 60 in Sally was born January 1947 to George and Doris Kraft in Sally is survived by her hus band Jesse Arenas mother Doris Kraft children Kimber ly Carlton and her husband Keith Rogers and his wife Maria and numerous stepchildren brother Ken neth Stegall and his wife She was preceded in death by her father George Kraft and a brother David A visitation will be held Fri May 2007 from to with a rosary to be held at at Colo nial Funeral Funeral services will be held May 2007 at at Colonial Funeral Home with burial to follow at Selma City Cemetery Arrangements under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home 625 Kitty Hawk Univer sal Texas 78148 210 658 TROYGENE Troy Gene passed away on Monday at his residence at Canyon Lake at the age of 48 Visitation will be from 9 until 12 noon Saturday at the Zoeller Funeral Services will be May at noon at the Zoeller Funeral Services will conclude at the funeral ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals Cremations 615 New Braunfels 830 6252349 HENRY Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Henry of New Braun who passed away Thursday May at his Todays services Maria Asuncion Saints Peter and Paul Catholic New Woman pleads guilty to killing 5monthold FORT HOOD AP A 24 yearold Texas woman plead ed guilty Thursday to beat ing to death a 5monthold Fort Hood girl whom she was authorities Donna Michelle Forbes could be sentenced in July to life in Attorney Johnny Sutton She remains in federal Forbes was babysitting the girl in July and could not get the infant to stop She said she shook slammed her twice to the ground and punched her in the Sutton After picking up her the childs mother noticed bruising on her face and realized she was strug gling to She took her to the hospi where she died two days A call to Forbes lawyer Thursday was not TEXAS CINEMA May 18 23 MARKETPLACE 12 I UUMNt 830 625 4400 AOWUKi MTCTMCT TKKCTHM I 3 PG 43Q 3 PG 100 SPIDERMAN 3 PG13 1S 3 PG SPIDERMAN 3 PG13 SPIDERMAN 3 SUKR8AVERS Mo wrty WILD HOGS MEET THE ROBINSONS G W8TURWA FARCE PG13 SHREK 3 PG 11W RULE R WEEKS LATER R By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung CANYON LAKE Instead of the usu al flood of officials at the Army Corps of Engineers Canyon Lake office released a flood of information during its annual public meeting Thurs The held at the Canyon Lake Action Center in was a way to update residents about the status of both the Canyon Dam and Lake Manager Tim Horn said to a group of about 20 Weve been holding this type of pub lic information exchange for at least three Horn Its a good way to communicate some of our recent projects and goals for the upcoming David Sandoval of Canyon who calls himself a recent transplant from said he attended the meet ing to find out what is going on around his new I bought the plot of land where the house I built now stands more than 20 years Sandoval Im inter ested in finding out as much as I and where else to go than the source itself The two authorized purposes of Canyon Lake and located on the the following information Was mentioned at Thursdays meeting As of the release rate from Canyon Dam was at 580 cubic feet per Recent repairs to the dams spillway and spilling basin are I All parks and boat ramps are open and are in excellent I Construction continues on rest room facilities in Cranes Mill I No boaters drowned on Canyon Lake in Guadalupe River at Mile are flood control and water conservation on the Guadalupe River Secondary pur poses are public recreation access and natural resources conservation of proj ect lands and Horn The dam was at a low drought point this past Horn after two recent significant rain events in we had a full open release of cubic feet per second on April Thats the first time we were able to do a full open since December It is just one example of how quickly things can go from drought to flood and back When the flood pool level is 909 feet above sea the Army Corps of Engineers are responsible for the dams when the level dips below 909 the GuadalupeBlanco River Authority controls the rights to the water in the conservation pool of the under a temporary GBRA currently is control ling the flow when the water reaches 910 For about nine GBRA has asked the Corps of Engineers for a tem seasonal onefoot deviation in the elevation Horn The purpose of the extra foot of water is to assist downstream Were now in the middle of a threeyear study to possible make this temporary deviation from April to September After Horn finished his several park rangers discussed the agencys volunteer and water safety pro Some of our goals for this year include completing the restroom under construction at Cranes Mill Park and also work on other projects as funding becomes Horn Safe Boating Week is from May so well continue to focus on promoting safe boating Mark Koopmans can be reached at mkoop mans@heraldzeitung.com. Budget writers agree to more CHIP funding AUSTIN AP House and Senate budget writers approved almost million on Thurs day to make it easier for Texas families to enroll in the states lowcost health insurance for children of the working The money is contingent on the passage of legislation to streamline entoUmentin the Gnfl drens Health Insurance The House overwhelmingly approved the bill last and a key Senate committee OKed a similar version Under the fami lies would have to reenroll their children every year instead of every six and a 90day wait period would be The legisla tion also loosens an assets test used to verify that families were poor enough to Conservatives in the Senate have resisted the 12month eli gibility but adopted it in a committee meeting late Thursday with a ilies at the top of the eligible income scale would be subject to automatic electronic income checks every six months to ensure they still CHIP families likely would nt know that the income veri fication was said Kip who offered the Senate compro mise Till i AMINAII FLOORS THE FLOOR DEPOT IH is 210 7316273 6210 mio 210 7316236 ANDY BUJANOS PHOTOGRAPHY 830 8995010 210 8851055 abujanosphoto@aol.com Commercial Portraits Weddings Special Events Seniors Sports Aerials Large groups Panoramic IS GIVING AWAY TICKETS to The New Braunfels Theatre Companys production o the hit Broadway Mucisal XAS Subscribe or renew a subscription to the HeraldZeitung for one and receive 2 FREE tickets to The Best Little Whorehouse in June 7th through 2007 Friday and Saturday at Sunday Ifatinee at Adults Seniors SO and over and Students with school Adult language and Situations Tickets Available NOW HERALDZEITUNG Reveive 1 FREE ticket for a 6 month While supplies Show runs June 7th through June 24th at the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre in downtown New for more   

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