New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 30, 2011, Page 10

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August 30, 2011

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 30, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas 10 I Tuesday, August 30, 2011 | herald-zeitung.com RAIN Continued from poge 1 Heraid-Zeitiinq file photo The Sequin Avenue underpassUNDERPASSContinued from page 1 Approxiiti.Ucly lio.ud mi'tiibcrs, (ity sl.ilK'rs ,ui(l inl(>r('st(’(l ()l)si‘rv('rs wcri» oti fi.inrl tor fh(’ nii'cting. Sonu’ .irgiK'd ffial the st.iti' liinfling tor th<‘ ()ro| (>(! would !)(’ div('rt('d to ro.idwork in ,Hioth('r i itv it tli(> |)roj('( t IS ro)(’( led In \('vv BriHintcIs, ,ind th.)t tr.itiK    issii{‘s dcm.ind tfK’ w idtMiing ot tlu' "<)nti fjiKilcd" undcrp.iss^ I v('(' this ,is just ,1 stone rt't.iinint’ w.ill," s.iid l)o<ird mcnilx'ri r.ii^ Missouh. "It It's so import.int, uh\ difln't <in\l)od\ c\('r (!('<)n iti*"DEATH Confitiued from poge 1 s.iid \Ui( I )ou(*ll \\,is \\(>.Hin^ "vct\ ni( |(Mns ,ìnd Ikm'Is" whcn tound. ln\('stit>,itors hciicvc s|ic w.is hc.ìdcd hoiiK" trom ,1 nielli nn thè lou n, he s.iid .iddini; th.it ihi a don t i'\()r( I toni pl.ìv Wiis iinoKcd hut t!)c\ .ire .uidrcssiiì'^ th(‘ p()ssihilit\. Mitre .iiisucr'' nii^ht !)(■( ()riic ,u.iil.ihjc \\hen .in .uit(>ps\ is ( ()nij)!('l(‘d, B.ii ic\ s.nd, i te s.iid it ,in\ ( h,ii^('s ,irc c\fi !;l('d. i! shi )iiid !)«' I!) ( ili d.ilupc ( I )Uflt\' ( ( )llft. Kii;ht ni >\\ it's ( mi i;o<il t( * inifiA it‘v\ ,in\l)()d\ \\l)n u.is in ihc \(‘hi( le w itlì h(‘t, oh'. lousK ,ind ti^ur(' oiit tlìc ! ir( unisi,in< (‘s surround 111'^ v\h\ shc cndcd u|) in thè nit'di.in im I- " H.ii lc\ s.iid, ln!( ìim.itK Iti t <in h(' givrn t() lìcrt/ Polli (■ I )(’p.irl nicnt cit J IO ()!'» LM)(). S(‘V('r,il ( l('r_i;v mcnibi'rs r('pr('s('ntinj» ( nurc hcs in Th( ro w.ìs ci ri‘vival-likt’ tc('l to ih(> presmlcition, deliv< r( d trom thè ga/(»bo on th(* tire k‘ right sma( k-dab in front of th(’ ( ity's drird-up w.Ucr fountain, whi(h is undergoing rep.iirs. It started with a tew old-edy rc'siik'nts sitting in lawn chairs under shade trees, but It (|ui( kly turned into a ( rovvd as more and more' p(>ople showed u[) to s(h* the goings-on. "VVe just happc'ned to {om(‘ by .ind pr.iy lor a lit tl(' ram," s.)id Anne Winans, w'ho with husband Wayne w(>re on their way to turn in [M'titions to get the rivi'r ( ont,liner issue on th(> l)<jl-lot in Novemlx'r. "VV(‘ re.il ly iK'ed the r.iin .ind <i lot ol It." '(>rgy g ( hi the New Brauntels San Antonio <ir('a sliowed u() to lead pr.tver ,)nd s< riptur(> readings. Some ot them .illudefl to t(i(' re( ent polit It al diviil(‘ here, but said ('versone is uriit('d in the ( .ill lor r.iin 'We're ( ailed bv His n.ime h(‘re tonight,' said Df'nnis ( i.ill.igher ot I ree doni lellowshif) ( hun h in N('\\ Hr.iunlcls. "We re not ( ailed by B.iptists, we re not c.illed b\ the IVntei ost.iis, we re not ( .illed b\ the Anglu .ms Ol the ( .itholk s We re not (.tiled b\ the ( h.insm.itK s or independ ents nondenomin.ition.il or inlerdeiiomin.ition.il; we re not ( .illed b\ the Metliodists, 1 uth('r,ins or ,in\ b( )dv else. W'e're ( .illi'd liere b\ ( tis n.ime, ' I’opul.ir ( iru(>ne f l.ill (mt tornier Bret ( irali.im k'd the .ludiciK e m scvt'r.il gospel mel(i(lies ill,It iiK luded "( lOfl Is So ( lood I II [ K ,Av\,i\,'' "|o\ In ,\h t le.irt, .ind '‘\m.i/mg ( ir.K \cu Bi.tuntels \1avor Pro lem Xt.irk ( loodni'i re.id ,1 ( it\ pro( l.Hii.ition asl^ mg !or r,iiii, ( ii.ides 1 )uk(>, a l.i\ min ister, introduc ed (‘at h c ler-gy member as Ix'ing "Petitioners toth(' lord" In<uldi-lion to (lonzales and Gal' lâcher, there were Fred Ft>y of Sts. Peter and Paul ( atholi( Churth; K.P (*olk of (iruene Methodist ( hur( h Kivin Boston of Harmonv HafMist Churth; area (’vangelist jesse larias, and Ken Cates of ( hrist ( )ur King Angli( an ( hurt h. Dotty Duke, also a lay minist(‘r, marvt'led at the turnout. "A lot of ()eo[)le h«'re in town love the I orrl and Ix'lieve m prayer," sN» s.iid. "And they all ( .ime tog(>th-(T to show it tonight," A( ( ording to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 94 [)er-( (‘fit ot Tf'xas is in an extreme drought and 78 per( ('nt int hiding ( omal ( ounty is in .in ex( ('p-tion.il drought. It last r.iirKHl m New Braunfels on iliurs- d.iy, wh('n .02 of an iik h was reported <it the airport, but the ( ify hasn't h.id ,iny signifu .int rainf.ill smt e M.iy !J, when 1.04 in< hes ot ram tell. In short. New Brauntels is I S int h(*s short m rami.ill for the ye.ir. "Drought IS the hand of the ('nerny upon (lod's p(H>ple. ' Boston said. "And It's tinu' for him to go. . . Mother Nature' ain't got nothing on ( lod the i re-.itor " At the end, .ill of th(‘ p.ir-ti( ip.iting I lerg\ as well as about .1 do/en more in the .ukIkmk e led in tht* nx it.il ot Ihe I ord's Pr.iver. Mond.iy night's ple.i to the he.ui'ns pist miglit work, Hu're's .i 10 pert ent ( liaru e ot showt'rs Ihurs-(l.iv .ind Irid.iv, .i 50 [)t'r-( ent ( h.int e on Saturd.iv .md .1 M) perc ent ( h.int(' on Sund.iv. " Ih.it's gre.it ue'vt' been hearing I'rom tlu‘ v\(Mther pt*t)pl(* about dry u tMtluT st.iv mg arountl until |.inuar\ " I )ottv Dukt' s.iiti, 'It's good to ht'.ir tlu'v art' tore( .isting tor somt' r.iin. But, It t(ie 1 ortl should glorit\ us with the r.iin, \\(' want ¡x'ople it) know that it s tht' 1 ortl whos bringing the r.im" WESTSIDE Continued from poge ] 9,{)(K) square-f(X)t center, a i, 184 sc|uare*f(Kit churc h, and several out-buildings on 2-plus acres. First Pr(*sbyterian Church )lans to lease the church )uilding back frt)m the city for two years, with an additional two-year renewal periini optional. Library services B(M)ks .md other materials from the New Braun-f(*ls Public l ibrary will be providt'tl at the t enft'r ft)r t hecktiut. ()ther librar>' s('rvici*s will int lud(' [>rest ht>ol stt>ry-fimes, bilingual adult ttmi-puter t lasses, open computer I.lb time, anti ht'lp with homework ft>r ytRith. library servites will be t)fferefl on luestlays and Saturdays this fall, beginning Sept. 10. f’lans int lutle preschool stor^times, bilingual atlult tt)m[)uter t lasses, t)pt>n ( omputer lab time .intl help with ht)mewt)rk ftir youtn. (in S.iturdays, family story time and materials t h(H kout will bt' available, with bre.ikfast tor the t hil- dren provided. All scrviccs offert'd by the f)ublic library at this facility will be presented at no charge.First Fridays Beginning Sept. 2, the city's Parks and Recrealit)n Dt'partrnent will host "First Fridays" 8-11 p.m. the first Friflay of every month at the community center. The free program provides a safe place for teens 12-17 years of age to hang t)ut with friends and enjoy t)()en gym, games with prizes and a variety of t)rganized activities. Baton twirling classes are also scheduled beginning the first week of Sep-t(*mDer Addifitinal inft)rmalit)n t)n all t)fferings frt)m bt)th Parks and Recrt'ation anti the city library are available t)n the city's websitt», www.nbtexas.t)rg/pro-grams.TIPHER The t ify has enteretl inft) .1 management agreemt'nf with TIPI1ER that su[)pt>rts t onfinuatit)n t)f their t ur-rent services tt> the ct>m-munity thrtujgh the center for one year. TIPHER is a non-profit .S01 (c).3 organization whos(‘ mission is to improve quality of life through addressing public healtn and public education issue's. The organization offers a donation-optional lunch program every day as well as a variety of other services. Additional inft)rmation is available at www.tipher.com. "It is thrilling to know that we have bet>n able to work with great f)eople at the Westsine Community Center and TIPHER to bring new and exciting services ft) the community," Zapata said. "With this purchase, anti the new services that will Ix' offered, the city has taken a very positive step to mi*et ntHH^fs identifi(*d in the United Way/City t)f New Braunfels Community Nt'eds Assessment." The assessment identifit'd needs in the areas of litt'ra-cy, after-school prt)grams and need ft)r at cessible recreafitin oppt)rfunities, said Morrison. "Recreatif)n and library s(‘rvices will need to be extended to other parts t)f the community as well," the city manager said.SUNDAYContinued from page 1 degrt'es by 0 a.m., l)y 10 a.m., 104 by 1 1 a.m. .intl 108 just beft)re 1 p.m. fht' I let trit Reliability ( ount 11 of Texas, whit h monitors elet trit usage in this .ire.i, reporfetl a pe.ik usage rt‘t ortl t)f bS, 1 00 meg.iw.itts on Saturtlay. 1 K( ()1 otfit i.ils saitl tht'v expt't ted tlem.intl ft) t limb ('Vt>n hight'r this week, ,is businesses anti st hools |oin(*tl tlu' gritl. On Monday, tiemand broke Satur-tl.iy's rt't ortl .is the agtnuy reportt'd OS,200 megawatts usetl .It 4;4S p.m. Tht' I let frit Reliability ( ount il of Tt'xas, whit h monitors elt'ttru usagt' in this .irea, rt'fiorft'tl a pt*ak usagt' rt't. tird t)l b.S, I 00 megawatts on Saturtlay. FRCX)T tifficials saitl tht'y (>xpected tiemand tt) t limb t'ven higher this week, <is busint‘sses anti scht)t)ls wt're atltled ft) the gritl. ( )n Mtintlay, demand brtike Saturday's rett>rd as the agt'ncy rt'ptirft'tl 6S,H)6 mt'gaw.ifts usetl .it S [).m. I ligh elecfrit ity us.ige should e.ise intt) tht' week .IS the short-term wt*afht*r foret list < alls for t ooler tempt'r.ifures. "Tt*mperafures sht)uld gr.iduallv tlet rtMse thrtaigh the wt'.ek,'' Fogarty saitl. "It should be lOi on Tuestlay, 100 t)n Wednestlay, anti on Thursday we'll st'e a signif-itant t h.inge, ,is we'll uet tiown to 94. VVt''re ,i St) ex()et ting a t h.int t* for showt'Ts." N('\v Braunft'ls hit a high ot 108 tk'grtvs at S;10().m. Mt)nday. A heat aflvist)ry rt'mained in efft't f through-t)uf South Central Texas until 9 p.m. Tuesday. The high-()rt‘ssure system that's nt)w in plat e over the state will mt)ve tt> the west tiuring the week, allowing ft)r mort' humid t tindititins, logarty said. "Thai's going to bring in stime Gulf mt)isturt' for us," he said. "The sht)wers will t ome in, but even with tht' intreasetl humitiity, the heat indt'x will be under 100. We're ft)rt‘t asting it ft) be 99 t)n Thurstlay" That will st'em like a t old frt)nt for mt)st t)f us. Fogarty said the extended forecast calls tor slightly abt)ve normal temperatures highs in the mid-90s and lows in the ui)[)er 70s -ft)r the t'titl of tnis we^t'k and inft) next week. New Braunfels Five-Day Forecast TODAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY CLICK ë One more very hot day 03 /76 The coot oft begins! 99 177 Thunderstorms bringing mucti needed ram 94 177 Scattered ram showers and thunder 95 177 Temperature Yesterday’s High . Low 106 / 76'' No^nal High Low 94 71 Record High 106 in 1951 Record Low    6S in 1988 Precipitation j Yesterday's    O OO" ! M-riti, to Date    O OI" I Avg Month to Date    2,03'' I Yeat to Date    7,25" i Avg. Year to Dille    23.23" I Departure from Avg    15.98" I    i'"'.Ipl.i!. ' I ,t 3pin -    Nevv H'.: Almanac Levels/Flows 8/29 Edwards Aquifer |ft)    642,1 Cornal Springs (ds) 165.0 Change -02 +/-0 8/29 Change n/a    n/a 67    - 1 Canyon Dam Inflow OutflOWiGuad ('I (' ,¡1 Sa Lake Level    901 8 - 0.08 NBU Pumping Report Millons    Millons 8/29 )f gallons 8'29 of gallons Surface water 6 192 Groundwater 8,970 Updated forecasts v\.'ww.srh.noaa.gov Continued stormy | Type ••cty. state 'or zip conditions !    space provided and click go” 96 /75“ i button Sun and Moon Sunrise Sunset Moonrlse Moonset Today 7:09 AlW 7 57 Pivt 8 49 AM 8;51 PM Wednesday 7 09 AM 7:56 PM 9 57 AM 9:32 PM Thursday 7:10 AM 7 55 PM 11:05 AM 10:15 PM Pollen Counts Grass    n/a Mold    1320 Moderate Tree    n/a Weeds    n/a Pollen counts courtesy of Central Texas Allergy and Asthma First Sep 4 Full Sep 12 Last New Sep 20 Sep 27 Forecast Map Oklahoma Amarillo 96 W Tutsa Oklahoma 101*/n" City liFTTr 184^83” 10r/78’ Wichita Falls 100“/73“ ArkansM Dalia« 106V 8r 104’/78* Waco 107'*/80" 103*/78* Austin 104°/77® Houston New Braunfels ê mvw u. ’is 98V 77* Corpus Christ! L.arsdo    91®/82° 108 V 7r 86V 78* * ’S"/' •    k ' ------- ^    -------.-J 95*/78 ¡Shown are today and tomorrow’s forecasted high / low temperatures | fcagy^/wnwiiiiin ■iiiiMii iMi,ii I    ---„^1 ——.............—nOTrr--rTr^‘~*-—.............- ....... - - Galveston 91V 82° 92 V 82* ^ 182 V 7r 90’* 182“ Brownsville 98 V 78’ Port Aransas Today Tomorrow Thursday Coastal Forecast and Tides Galveston Today Tomorrow Thursday 92'^/82 91“/82“ 91 / 80“ Today s Wind: SSE at 5 to 15 91^/82' 92“/82° 89^81° Today s Wind, SEat5to15 Today’s Tides 1st High 1st Low 2nd High 2nd Low Port Aransas 4 39 AM 9 59 AM 3 31 PM 10.16 PM ^ J www.dayweather com Galveston    4 38 AM 10 23 AM 4 01 PM 10:33 PM ^ Cheyenne, Wyoming National Outlook Today Tomorrow Today Tomorrow City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albany 78 58 pc 81 57 pc Las Vegas 106 82 SU 101 81 pc Albuquerque 96 68 th 95 67 th Liftle Rock 94 72 pc 96 72 pc Anctiorage 56 44 pc 50 43 r Lo6 Angeles 86 65 su 81 64 su Atlanta 91 69 pc 91 69 pc Louisville 89 69 su 91 73 th Atlantic City 84 62 su 85 68 pc Madison 75 64 th 85 69 pc Baltimore 83 63 su 85 62 pc Memphis 95 72 pc 97 73 pc Baton Rouge 99 74 su 96 75 pc Miami Beach, FL 90 79 th 88 80 th Billings 91 56 th 83 53 th Milwaukee 77 67 pc 76 68 th Birmingham 96 68 su 96 71 SU Minneapolis, MN 79 66 th 81 71 th Bismarck 80 62 th 87 65 pc Mobile, AL 96 75 pc 92 77 pc Boise 88 51 su 80 45 pc Montgomery, AL 97 71 su 97 72 su Boston 81 64 su 82 62 pc Nashville, TN 92 68 pc 92 70 Ih Buttalo 86 61 pG 90 57 th New Orleans, LA 96 78 su 94 79 th Carson City NV 93 48 SU 86 44 su New York, NY 83 64 su 81 67 pc Charleston, SC 88 73 pc 87 72 pc Norfolk, VA 83 64 PC 84 68 pc Charleston WV 87 65 pc 84 65 sh North Piatte, NE 90 64 pc 95 68 pc Chartotte 86 64 pc 88 65 pc Omaha, NE 79 65 th 88 71 pc Chattanooga 92 70 su 93 69 pc Orlando, FL 94 76 th 93 76 th Cheyenne 86 58 th 88 61 th Philadelphia 85 66 su 86 67 pc Chicago 78 67 pc 81 71 Ih Phoenix, AZ 111 88 pc 110 86 pc Cincinnati 84 64 pc 86 67 sh Pittsburgh 80 58 pc 83 63 sh Cleveland 78 64 pc 80 66 pc Portland. ME 76 58 su 75 61 su Colorado Spgs, 89 60 th 91 61 th Portland. OR 70 52 r 71 52 me Columbus. OH 82 62 pc 84 65 sh Providence, RI 83 60 su 85 59 pc Dayton, OH 83 62 pc 84 66 sh Rapid City SD 83 65 th 95 70 pc Denver 90 67 pc 92 68 th Reno NV 92 54 su 86 51 su Des Moines 75 63 th 86 70 pc Richmond, VA 86 61 su 85 62 pc Detroit 8t 63 pc 80 65 pc Sacramento 91 58 su 86 58 su Duluth 68 57 th 71 60 th St Louis. MO 82 68 th 92 73 pc Eugene 71 52 pc 70 51 pc Salt Lake City, UT 92 69 th 93 66 pc Fairtjanks 65 42 sh 65 42 pc San Diego, CA 76 65 su 75 65 su Fargo 78 64 th 82 67 pc San Francisco, CA 65 54 su 65 55 pc Flagstall 83 51 th 81 51 th Santa Fe, NM 87 61 th 85 60 th Fort Smith too 75 pc 102 77 pc Seattle WA 67 56 r 68 54 sh Grand Rapids 80 61 pc 81 64 pc Shreveport, LA 101 73 pc 100 75 pc Greensboro 86 64 pc 86 63 pc Sioux Falls, SD 77 64 th 87 69 pc Helena 84 52 th 70 48 th Spnngtield 91 70 th 95 73 pc Honolulu 84 73 sh 84 73 sh Spokane WA 82 51 pc 74 48 th Indianapolis 82 64 pc 85 69 th Tampa, FL 92 76 th 93 75 th Jackson, Miss, 98 71 su 96 72 su Topeka 90 69 th 97 73 pc Jacksonville, FL 92 78 th 89 78 th Tucson, AZ 106 77 pc 104 76 th Juneau, AK 55 39 sh 54 45 sh Washington, OC 83 64 su 86 63 pc Kansas City 84 69 th 94 74 pc Wilmington, DE 86 65 su 86 66 pc Knoxville 89 66 pc 89 68 th Wichita KS 100 73 th 102 76 pc bz-blizzard c-cloiidy tg tog. hg heavy snow hz-haze, Is light snow, tnc moslly cloudy, mx wintery mix. pc partty cloudy, r-raln,»t) showers sn-snow, lu sunny th-thunderstorm, w-windPlease conserve electricity. NBU asks you to please cufto your electric use, especially between 2pm to 8pm. Keeping air conditioning units set at 78 degrees and only using appliances in the evenings and momings are a great start. Learn more at nbutexas.com or by calling (830) 658-8925. NBU Here is what matters. ;

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