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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 12, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas JUNE ZEITUNG SPORTS MBA FINALS History is keeping the Spurs humble despite a 20 lead over the Page NEWS Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 182 14 1 section c k i 5O0 The sale and use of certain fireworks will be among the topics county officials will discuss this Page 3 i Parthr cloudy High Low 94 70 Details DEARABBY 10 CLASSIFIEDS 11 COMICS 9 CROSSWORD I FORUM 4 OBITUARIES 1 SPORTS 7 TV GRIDS 10 Funeral services set for girls killed in crash By Suianna Aaha The HeraldZeitung Services have been scheduled for another of two Smithson Valley High school graduates killed in a singlevehicle accident Friday in A memorial service for Kayla will take place at 4 Sunday at Shepherd of the Hills Christian 8427 Farm toMarket 2673 in said a representative from Doeppen schmidt Funeral Gage died late Saturday after noon at University Hospital in San Antonio after a Friday night rollover accident on Charter Oak Drive off of FM Gage and Megan were passengers in a 2000 Toyota Sienna minivan when the Richard Ray lost con trol of the vehicle and veered off of the said Texas Department of Public Safety Richard The vehicle then struck a tree and flipped over onto its partially ejecting Gage and Herring was pronounced dead at the A third Alysse a 16yearold incoming senior at Smithson Valley High flown to Brooke Army Medical Center I Memorial tot Kiylt Gage will 4 Sunday at Shepherd of Hlllt Chrlttlan 8427 FarmtoMarket 2673 In Startzville in San where she remained in critical condition said Kari public information iiL for Megan will take place at 2 today at pakwood Bsptltt 2154 Loop 337 New Burial will be In Couritry Memorial officer for the Comal Independent See Page 6 Crossing over The surface of the Gruene River bridge over the Guadalupe shows the wear and tear inflicted on it by traffic and CANYON LAKI LIVILS As of Monday the eleva tion at Canyon Lake was feet above sea The summer racreation level of 910 Judy acting laka manager Mondays release rate of between to cubic feet per second means the flow on the Guadalupe River is still too fast for The New Braunfels police closed the Gruene bridge about 4 Monday because of the rising water level Photos by DAVID Traffic passes over the bridge in Gruene over the Guadalupe River on Monday after Officials with theTexas Department of Transportation will host a public meet ing Monday to discuss the creation of a taller bridge by the summer of New Gruene Road bridge to be unveiled by 2008 By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung For years pedestrians who cross the Gruene Road bridge spanning the Guadalupe River have been forced to walk a tightrope of a path with often raging waters on one side and cars whizzing past on the But they might have only one more summer to endure such pedestrians and local mer chants who rely on the bridge to bring in much of the historical districts are expected to get some relief with the projected opening of a taller by the beginning of next years tubing officials with the Texas Department of Transportation To emphasize TxDOT will host an open house and meeting beginning at Monday at the New Braunfels city council chambers to discuss the Gruene Road Bridge replacement Funding is in place as we want ed to do this in the tubing the gameplan is to release bids in August and have a contractor in place by Octo Greg TxDOT area engi neer for New Braunfels said We dont have a lot of extra but well shoot to be done by time See Page 6 Council members name Stamps to citys 4B board By Susanna Asha The HeraldZeitung Tim Zipp and Wes Stamps were appointed Monday night by the New Braunfels City Council to the citys Industri al Development Board of the senior vice presi dent of The Scooter and who owns a chiro practic were inter witfitourdfher applicants prior to Mondays city council Council members voted on their choices for the board during the In the Zipp had the most votes at winning Kirk Kistners unexpired term that was extended by council vote to Stamps and Jim Hawkins were tied with with three votes each for the second seat until Councilwoman Gale Pospisil changed her vote from Hawkins to Zipp and Stamps were selected out of six applicants after Robert Nohrm withdrew his application prior to the interview In preliminary Gor dofi Hughes and BillNorvel each received one vote and James Hawkins received three Jay Patrick did not receive any The two unexpired terms were left vacant by James Dunks death in March while See Page 6 Compromise road bill signed into law By Jim Vartuno The Associated Press AUSTIN Rick Perry signed a compromise trans portation bill into law Mon avoiding a special session showdown with state lawmak ers over state road building Perry had vetoed an earlier version of the saying it would shut down road con kill jobs and pre vent access to federal high way He threatened to call a special session if the Legislature couldnt send him a compromise Lawmakers quickly com The bill Perry signed into law puts a twoyear freeze on most new privately financed toft road projects but makes several key exceptions around the Rick Perry Perry said it also gives local governments more authority to build new toll roads while keep ing toll revenue for more projects See Page 6 Trey Kurtz straight ens up San Antonio Spurs shirts inside his tent at Landa Street and North Walnut Avenue on Monday The NBA licenses its official clothing but nothing prohibits vendors from selling various unlicensed teamrelated DAVID HeraldZeitung Stickers denote licensed NBA clothing By Susanna Aaha The HeraldZeitung The Western Conference Cham pion San Antonio Spurs are two games away from winning the whole NBA enchilada and fans are busy suiting up in team gear in support of the home But buyer some are wearing might not be the real Trey Spurs gear is selling both licensed and unlicensed Tshirts at his booth on the corner of Landa Street and Walnut Avenue in New he said his gear is not The hologram sticker shirts are licensed by the he Shirts dont have to be licensed if they dont say NBA have the San Antonio Spurs or the NBA logo on The official metallic sticker with a holographic image of the NBA logo behind another image of a basketball is virtually impossible to according to the NBA Web Kurtz said bootlegged gear is more likely to be seen in big Some of the bootleggers vvill have Spurs put on their buy the shirt for one print it for and sell it for to See Page 6 Stop in fend register to win a flatscreen TV valued at Drawing will be held in July
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