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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 25, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 Wm:  w  %  EARL KEEN TO RELEASE NEW'CD !N GRUENE WEEKEND 6  50o  New Braunfels  THURSDAY  AUGUST 25.2011  Heat takes aim at records  By will Wright  The Herald-Zeitung  While most of the national weather f(K us is on Hurrieane Irene zeroing in on the East ( oast, South Central Texas is broiling — and it's going to get even hotter this week-('ncl.  Th(’ National Weather Servic e has issutd a hazarflous weather warning for the area, which will go frcim temperatures in the l(Av KX)s tixiay to up to U)8 dt^rc>es by Saturday Forecasters are f)rt'dicting the hottest  summer in recent memory will last at least into next week and fiossibly later.  ''We're going to go from a few c louds to almost none around the area/' said Marianne Sutton, a mct(*orologist with the NWS Austin-San Antonio offic (‘ based at New Brauritels Munit ipal Air(x)rt. "But the drier air and warmer t(*mperatures will make it opprt'ssively hot."  the foT(‘cast calls for sunny and hot through Tuesday. Highs of between 102  See HEAT, Page 12  Mercury rising  Temperatures are expected to hover above the 100-degree ^ mark for the next several days, ’ according to the National Weather Service.  TODAY FRI SAT 102 106  SUN MON  108 105  Herald-Zeituni) graphic  u  We do need the Albertsons there because there’s no grocery store as close to us as Albertsons. It’s going to be hard for us.”  Anna Williamfi ( New Braunfel.s resident who ride.s her motor»zed wheelchair to Albertsons on Landa Street every day .sometimes twice a day  SENIOR CITIZENS REACT TO ALBERTSONS CLOSING  Where will we go now?  LAURA McKENZIE I Herald Zeitung  HEB, whlGh announced Friday that it has purchased three Albertsons grocery stores, plans to close the Albertsons at Walnut Avenue and Landa Street in New Braunfels,  Grocer’s closing could cause hardship for those nearby  ByDalondo Moultrie  The Herald-Zeitung  A recent announcement that HEB bought and plans to close the Albertsons store they frequent has elderly and flisabled residents of a nearby apartrtient building bracing for hardshi[)s to come.  Joyc e Kimble lives at Laurel Plaza across Landa Street from Albertsons in New Braunfels and  ^ ^ I care because people that don’t have a way there, they’re going to be up a creek without a paddle.”  Joyce Kimble I.ives across from Albertsons in Liurei Plaza  drives a [)ic ku() tru( k.  She has means to tr.ivel further than across the street for necessities like food and milk, but many of ht'f neiglibors aren't as fortunate, KimbU' said. She said residents without vehi( les or family members in the area  will have a tough time getting to a market.  "1 care because people that don't have a way tht^re, they're going to be u 3 a creek without a paddle," Kimole said.  HEB announced Friday that it would be closing the Albertsons  at 955 N. Walnut St. in October. Reportedly, the store's pharmacy will close Sept. 8, anc all store operations will cease as st)on as Oct. 8.  Anna Williams lives at Laurel Plaza and visits Albertsons every day, sometimes twice a day, Williams, who gets around in a motorized chair, said she Ix'lievi's the store's closing will negatively affc'ct area resieients like nerself  See CLOSING, Page 12  Kevin Colis: ‘It was wonderiul’  . New Braunfels vocalist Kevin Colis was eliminated Wednesday night in the semifinals of “America's Got Talent" after failing to receive enough votes from viewers across the nation following Tuesday's show.  By Betty Taylor  The Herald-Zeitung  Kevin Colis has been on stage before.  "I've been on stage, performing in a live setting, that sort of thing," the New Braunfels singer Stiid, "But I've never done anything like this tefore. This is a stage performance on steroids."  Recently, in one ot the few interviews he was allowed to give Ix't ause of show rules, Colis talked by phone to his hometown newspaper about his experienc e per-  torming as a contestant on NBC's "America's Got Talent." On Aug. I t), vif'wers voted for four semin-naiists on the show. Colis was one of them.  "We don't have the number of votes that the acts received, it's not something that is given out," said Nikki Pesusich, NBC entertainment publicity.  "The final winner will be announced on Sept. 14, at the tonclusion of the series."  See COLIS, Page 12  ► SOUTH TRIB SUIT  Carowest: NB sent out false release  Firm asks Judge Waidrip to admonish city, attorney  ByGregBovmn  The HeraJd-Zeifiinq  ('arowest Land ltd., the loial lirm involved in <i legal battle with th(* ('it\ ot New Braunfels ov('r tht'ir partn('r-ship m the South Tnbutarv Drainage Project, is i i<jim-ing lh(‘ (. ity issued a talse news releasiv ( <iroW(‘st this wf'ek asked stat(' t)istri( I ludge I) if)  Waldrij) ol New Braun-tels U» "pro-te(t the integrity" oí the k*gal ()ro c ('(‘dings l)v admonishing th(> i it\ and its attorney, William \t< Kamic ol S.IÍ1 Antonio, lor viol.i tions ol rules ot ((mdutt.  Th(* (itv s ''misl(-,uiing' news release' was 'micndcd to mtlueiK (* th(' )ur\ pool,'  ( arowest s.ud.  TIu* ( itv resj)Oiid('(l bv asking th(' )udg(' t(> disrc gard ( arov\('st's i(‘(|uest saving it levetils ,i 1)<isk misunderstanding ol law.  ( arowest, a (om[)an\ ov\ned bv \('vv Htauniels Weston taniiK, s.ikI id its tti ing that a news r('l('.is(’ issufti bv the c Itv on Aug 18 mis charact('ri/ed ,i K'der.ii judg(‘'s ruling bv si.iting the judge had rc'jected ( .irow est's (laims ag<iinst fiu* t itv "This (!('( iaralion v\jn false," C.uovvest said. In l<u t, what the judge had r('j(H t('(! was the ciK s attenij)! to h<)v< the c ase transterrec 11( > ted( t al (ourt, ( arowesl stdted.  ( arowest said tli.tl issuing the news release resulted in misinformation b'lng disst'in inati'd to the publi( Ihe tourt tiling inc lud('s, as an exhibit, a news item Irom local radio station KCjNB, which usi'd th('t ity's news r('l('ase as the basis for a news storv. Ihe Herald-Zi'itung, alter tail-checking the news release', did not publish the rek*ase's contention that th(> ¡udg('  See LAWSUIT. Page 12  WEATHER, 8  KELSEV PHILLIPS 6 YEARS OLD  Publicity ptioto  Kevin Colis pertorms on “America’s Got Talent."     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