Saturday, June 2, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 2, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Something to do today 8AFEHAVEN NBU 9 to 11 Location NBU Service 355 FM 306 You should know Kids ages 512 learn about bike Free bike registra safety and prizes including a bike and JUNE ZEITUNG NEWS Game warden Funeral arrangements for Ty Patterson are set for Page 3A SPORTS Astros go homo early Sevenrun final innings gives win to Page 8A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 174 18 2 sections CLICK i decreasing cloud High Low 91 71 Details 1B APPLAUSE 4B CLASSIFIEDS M COMICS 2B DIGEST 2A FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS Ji Canyon Lake officials say cfs water release to continue for another week CONDITIONS Comal River cubic feet per second River Spring cfs Guadalupei River cfs Guadajupe of on Source Geological Service See water recreation city of New Braunfels river rules on page No tubing on Guadalupe By David Saleh Rauf The HeraldZeitung CANYON LAKE Officials with the Army Corps of Engineers oh Friday said Canyon Dams flood gates will con tinue to release water at almost cubic feet per second for at least the next eight to 10 effectively deflat ing tubing opportunities this weekend on the Guadalupe The release was prompted after tor rential rains dumped more than 3 inch es on Canyon Lake over the Memorial Day causing the Canyon Reservoir to exceed its normal elevation above sea level by almost eight On the Corps of Engi neers is responsible for man aging water releases when the lake lev el is above 909 the reservoir had reached an elevation of 917 putting it in a flood In the Corps of Engineers opened the flood gates on Tim Canyon Lake said the dam was releasing at a rate of cfs late Friday afternoon and that lake levels had dropped about six inches See Page 2A Preparing to deploy Community turnout shows support for local women going to Iraq By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung More than 700 people rilled the New Braunfels Civic Cen ter Friday morning during the deployment While the majority were there to see off a family member or many others said they were there to show their support and My is a and the kitts and I just wanted to say said Tammy Gayles of Canyon standing out side the Civic Her 4 yearold and 3yearold stood off to one watching as about 170 soldiers from A Bat 4th 133rd Field Artillery 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard stood at parade rest in the hot morning sun before the 10 cere during the 45minute 15 former soldiers of the 36th Infantry Division were recognized in speeches from the including two former soldiers who served with the 36th during World War One of the old See Page 3A Photos by DAVID National Guard soldiers from A 4th 133rd Field Artillery Regiment stand at atten tion outside the New Braunfels Civic Center Friday soldiers are being deployed to RIGHT A sup porter watches as members of the Texas National Guard file into the civic BELOW The large crowd of sup porters inside the civic center gives the soldiers a standing 9vation as the troops file out after a deployment cere mony Friday About 170Texas National Guard soldiers from this area are being deployed to Speakers share thoughts with deploying soldiers By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung A patriotic and enthusiastic crowd of about 700 people who attended a sendoff cere mony for about 170 area sol diers at the New Braunfels Civic Center heard from sever al army as well as local civic leaders during the 45minute ceremony Fri day The soldiers who belong ing to A 4th 133rd Field Artillery Unit of the Texas National Guard come from New Seguin and San as well as other surrounding This is my highest privi lege since becoming said New Braunfels Mayor Bruce Bayer looking directly at the soldiers assem bled below Alongside Boyer were civilian and mili tary officials including State Nathan Comal County Judge Danny San Marcos Mayor Susan Nar John 36th Infantry Division com mander and assistant adju tant general Christopher Texas State Guard commander Robert division artillery commander William 36th Infantry Division chief of staff and lose 4th Battal ion You may be in harms way for up to 15 and there are those who will question your right to be there and the cause for which you are Powers told the assembled servicemen and They have that See Page 3A Area troops begin yearlong deployment today By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung The sound of thunder rolling filled the warm air of a sunny Friday morning when members of the Texas Army National Guard soldiers arrived for their deployment ceremony at the New Braun fels Civic Center About 170 men and women from A 4th 133rd Field Artillery were first escorted from their New Braunfels head quarters by volunteers from the Patriot Guard As hundreds of friends and local residents witnessed the troops arriving in four Comal Independent School District stu dents from the San Marcos were passing by in their own yellow school Thank You from their open The 10 ceremony offi cially began with the entrance of various Army command ers and local political digni They were followed by the introduction and entrance of the men and women of the 133rd who marched in to the music of Lee Greenwoods God Bless the USA and a extended standing Presenting A 4th 133rd Field Artillery Pete the units commanding officer before saluting his supe rior officers standing on the After presentation of the the crowded room with about 700 people including those standing at See Page 3A Reimmber EZ PAY Have your subscription paid directly from your credit checking or savings account CAIL 8306259144 HERALDZEITUNG OR COME Bv 707 LANOA