Saturday, June 9, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 9, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Something to do today look at Now Public Library Tlnw 10 to 4 Location NB Public Library meeting room YBU should know Friends of the Library sponsors the Books will include light childrens and gardening cookbooks and home school Most paperbacks are 75 cents and most hardbacks are W W JUNE ZEITUNG SPORTS TOP TIAMS Smithson New Canyon get lofty attention from Texas Football Page 7A NEWS New Braunfels musician aims to teach children to play traditional Mariachi Page 2A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 180 I 18 2 sections j CLICK I 5O0 High Low 93 71 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 6A CLASSIFIEDS CHURCH 2i COMICS 4i FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 1A SPORTS 7A TV GRIDS tA Canyon Lake release slower Still no tubing downstream of reservoir tube for Upper Comal only By The HeraldZeitung Weather forecasters are call ing for clear skies and tem peratures that will soar into the nineties in New Braunfels this Thats perfect tubing said Nathan New Braunfels river manag The Comal River is open for regular business The water flow is Thesun will be It should be a beautiful the Guadalupe River is still running too fast for according to Tim Canyon Lake We reduced the flow a little to cubic feet per sec he We expect to hold that through the week Mike Water Orient ed Recreation District man said the flow on the Guadalupe River is too fast for I recommend no he feel free to take a guided raft trip with the outfit There is another option for tubers who want to tube on the Guadalupe Outfitters on the upper Guadalupe which is running at about are putting tubers on the water this Wendall owner of Big See Page 3A JrlowatSattler CFS s r New river including coolers apply only on Comal River and Guadalupe River downstream of Gruene railroad At New Braunfels cfs Comal 204 cfs I Canyon Lake release causes high swift I Guadalupe River Passport crunch looms for travelers Feds relax one but tougher ones still He ahead WASHINGTON AP Even as it bowed to com plaints about vacationruin ing passport the Bush administration insisted Friday it is pressing ahead with restrictions next year that could mean even bigger travel Responding to the State Department and the Homeland Security Depart ment said they would tem porarily relax a ride requiring passports for air travel to Bermuda and the From now until the end of they travelers would be allowed to fly to those destinations if they pres ent governmentissued iden such as a drivers and a receipt from a State Department Web site showing they had applied for a The reprieve applies only to those with applications not those who apply in coming days for travel later this Travelers with receipts but not passports should expect extra The goal is to allow more time to process a flood of passport applica tions that came in since the one of many enacted after the terror ist took effect this Despite that security officials said they would pro as of with a See Page 5A Flurry of floating frogs Photos by MONTY Zeitung ABOVE A truckload of about plastic toy frogs spills into the river at Landa Park Friday afternoon for the first annual Floating Frog Organizers esti mate the event raised as much as for the Comal Senior Citizens Foundation and a youth and family counseling First frog race raises By David Salah Rauff The HeraldZeitung i Comal Senior Citizens Center hasnt been as hopping a place as it normally is since a group called the Frog Freedom Fighters came into the Nearly three months Ribbits a toy frog with psychedelic colors and patterns was mysteriously nabbed by the group from his spot atop the big screen television in the centers lounge Since Robert the centers executive has led a crusade to recover the centers mascot before the Frog Freedom Fighters turned Ribbits into frogleg fricassee See Page 3A Frog hoping to wing the first place watch their frogs float down the Comal Rollover at lake CANYON LAKE Two medical helicopters were dis patched about 11 Friday after a roUover wreck that is believed to have involved up to four A justice of the peace also was dispatched to the According to emergency services radio one vehi cle was involved in the inci dent on Charter Oak Drive on the south side of Canyon Further details were not avail able at press Outdoors host leads thanks Injured military personnel thrown party by sportsmen By Mark Koopmam The HerertdZeitung SAN ANTONIO The smell of barbecued meat per meated a shaded thicket of trees as 50 area outdoorsmen and women searched for drinks and plates instead of deer and turkeys during a par ty for combatwounded veter ans at the Brooke Army Med ical Center in San Antonio About 250 recovering ser women and their family members were helped by huntersturnedservers dur ing the third annual Sports men Saying which is a project led by New Braunfels Keith a native has worked in the outdoors indus try for more than 25 He is the host and executive pro ducer of Fishing Outdoor Adventures and Hunting Outdoor The wounded veterans also enjoyed the help and attention from dozens of other volunteers who helped prepare and serve the barbecue dinner of beans and See Page 2A Bush hopes Senate will revive immigration bill Babington Associated Press Writer try ing to reader from a stinging setback on will personally try in a vis it to the Capitol next week to revive the embattled plan for legalizing millions of unlawful He began his handson approach Fri placing phone calls to three key Republican senators from Air Force One during a European The calls and Bushs scheduled lunch on Tuesday with GOP senators are part of a campaign by the White House and allies in both parties to placate or out maneuver conservative Republicans who blocked the broad immigration measure this They said Friday they would try again to reach accord on the number of amendments the dissi dents could Opponents of the bill promised to continue fighting all such and some House members declared the leg islation Democratic leaders accused Bush of being too tepid in pushing the legisla which would tighten borders and offer employers more temporary work ers from abroad in addition to providing lawful status to an estimated 12 million illegal aliens and putting many of them on a path toward citizenship Many Republicans defended the pres idents But the bills backers nonetheless welcomed his plan to attend the GOP senators weekly lunch eon in the Capitol for the first time in five The visit was scheduled before this weeks immigration and Bush will See Page 5A THE SONIER GROUP