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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 21, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 12 I Wednesday, September 21, 2011 | herald-zeitung.com  COMAL COUNTY FAIR SCHEDULE  TODAY  ■    8 i.m. — Extiibtt Hstts o^n for •mmt  ■    9 I.m. Baby Birnyaitt tnd Biby Chicks, MoMa Dairy Claaaroom  ■    5 p.m — Fairgroundi open  ■    S'10 p.m. —Food courts  ■    >-11:45 p.m. — Midway, carnival  ■    6 '11 p.m. — Corral, Night in Old Ntw Braunfals  Thursday  ■    9 a.m.-9 p.m. — Baby Barnyard and Baby Chicks; Mobile 0»ry Qassroom; Povllry exhibits; Home and Heritage; Wildlife and Shoebox Roat  ■    1-10 p m,— Exhibits open  ■    8-11 45 p’m.^ Carnival  ■    8 p.m'-midftight — Corral, Clint Taft and Buck Wild Band  Friday  ■    11 a.ni. — Fairgrounds open  ■    10 a m.-IO p.m: — Home & Htntage, Wildlife and Shoebox Roat Exhibits open  ■    11 am,-11:45 p.m. — Carnival  ■    Noon-10 p.m. -- Baby Barnyard and Baby Chicks; Poultry exhibits; Mobile Dairy Classroom: Home Depot KidsWoiishop  ■    Noon*6:30 p.m. — Mattar Gardtnars  ■    1-4 p.m. — CofTil, Local High School Bands parform  ■    2 p.m. — üvttíock Arena, lamb Show  ■    4 -4:30 p.m — Corral, All-Star Elite Chetdtading  ■    5:30-7:30 p.m. - Cwral, WHlie’s Karaoke  ■    7:15 p.m. — Rodeo Arena, Kids Rodeo Clown Contest  ■    7:30 p,m-PfiCA Rodeo  ■    8 p.m.-midnight — Corral, Straight Shot Band  Saturday  ■    8 a.m. - Fairgrounds open  ■    8 30-10:30 a m.-4-H Food Challenge  ■    11 a.m -1 p.m. • Piiza Eating Contast  ■    10 a m -noon • Family Zona, Children's Games  ■    1 p.m. • Family Zone, Kiddie Tractor Pull  ■    5:30-8:30 p m: - Corral, Jeremy Richards Band  ■    7 30 p.m. - Rodeo Arena, PRCA Rodeo  ■    9 p.m.-l a.m. - Corral, Gary Glenn and the Twenty X Band  FAIR  Continued from page  p.m. with food booths of)ening <it 5 p.m. The carnival runs from f)-11 p.m.  Nigfit in Old New Braunfels lx*gins at 6 p m. in the (orral. Fntertain* ment will be provided by Broken Fence with Rennie and Boh and the New Braunfels Firefighter Band.  "That's when we will announce the winners of our Best Western I Pressed ( ontest, and we will have  Jacqueline Ibarra,  16, left, laughs Tuesday wtiile aboard the Wacky Worm roller coaster at the Comal County Fairgrounds.  LAURA McKBCIE  ;Herald-2eltung  our dance contest/' Kne-upper said. "We will also have our Gerrhan dancers and the Grand March. And of course, everyone can participate in the Grand March."  The incoming and outgoing Comal County Fair courts also will be intro-ducc'd. Admission to the fair on Wednesday is free. Armband prices to the car-nival on Wednesday are $15 per p(*rson. For information, call (830) 625-1505 or visit www.comal-countyfair.org.  ROBBERY  Continued from pago 1  He said one of the men had a warrant on an unre-  lated charge.  Both were taken to police headquarters for C|uestlon-ing that led to their arrests on the a^ravated robbery charges.  DAM  Continued from page 1  Krause is exfx?cted to sign the doc ument on Thursday. It will then go to TCEQ. said the state's  Historic Downtown Seguin^  Vendors, entertainment, kiddie rides. Visit downtown stores, historic attractions & restaurants.  TRADE DAYS  r*  Free chalk at the fountain art activity for ages 5-18. 9a.tn.  Saturday, September 24 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Around Central Park Square  Sponsored by Seguin Main Street  w\m.scguintcxas.gov Click on Main Street Department ^  approval letter is expected in the first wc'eks oí October.  Construction bids subrnit-ted by contractors vying to be (hosen to build the main portion of the $16.3 projec t are due to be opened by the county Tuesday, The county plans to award a bid soon after and, with the TCEQ approval letter in hand, lx‘gin construction of the dam in mid-Oc tober.  "Schedule-wise, we're right in line with where we should be," Boyd said.  The pro vi t — which has been stal ed by problems at the site and plaguen! with legal and contractual battles with contractors over the origmal design and other matters — faces a c rucia I july 2012 dc'adline for substantial completion of the dam, after which $12 million in fedi'ral grant funds for the project could possibly be forfeited.  Located on Dry Ckxmal Creek west of New Braunfels, the dam is being built to reduce the impact ol flooding and save livc’s.  Commissioners will mcH't Thursday at 8:15 a.m. in the Commissioners' Courtroom at 199 Main Plaza in  New Braunfels.  Commissioners will also:  •    Consider approving a new burn ban order. Although a burn ban is already in effect, a more rigid drought disaster declaration orrJer issued in mid-june is expiring and the new burn ban will include certain tougher provisions found in the disaster order. Included are such things as requirements for outdoor welding and a prohibition against opc'n ccx)king fires Despite recent rains, the drought index remains more than 200 points above the level at which a burn ban is triggered.  •    l isten to c itizen's comments.  •    Hc>ar rep)fts by county staff and elected officials on items of community interest.  •    Consider setting the maximum number of clerks for each polling place for the Nov. 8 constitutional amendment election.  •    (Consider establishing the county's clerk's office at the Comal County Courthouse Annex as the "Central Accumulation Station" for ballot boxes in the Nov. 8 constitutional amendment election and naming County Clerk Joy Streater as manager, elections coordinator Linnell Hinojosa as tabulation su()ervisor and Cynthia jaqua of the county elections division as presiding juHse.  1  We Want to Make You a Loan  • No Checking Account Needed • Usually 30 Minute Service  STOP BY TODAY FOR FAST CASH!  1205 IH-35W.Ste205-D, New Braunfels » (830)627-8800  New Braunfels Five-Day Forecast     TODAY    THURSDAY    FRIDAY    SATURDAY      Areas of patchy    1  Mostly cloudy    A few degrees    Scattered cloud      fog in the morning    skies    cooler    cover      95 /67"    94“/66°    91/67°    93 V 68°     SUNDAY  GLI  Calm conditions continue  92 /69°  :LICK  ë  Port Aransas  Today Tomorrow Friday  Coastal forecast and Tides  Galveston  Tomorrow Friday  Temperature  Yesterday s High , Low 91° / 62“ Normal High / Low 90 e?” Record High 104° in 1947 Record Low    44“ in 1981  Precipitation  Yesterday’s    O.OO"  Month to Date    o 34"  Avg, Month to Date    2.24"  Year to Date    7 61”  Avg Year to Date    25 66"  Departure from Avg    -18 05“  Temjitjfuture drirt [."•■ Ipkition d;. ol fprTi yesletrliiy Tdken korr. Ni'W Biaunteis .iitfiort         Almanac      Levels/Flows    9/20    Change      Edwards Aquifer (ft)    646.0    + 0.6      Comal Springs (cfs)    174 0    +/-0      Canyon Dam    9/20    Change      Inflow    n/a    n/a      OuttlOWIGuad pe R at Saltier) 73    W-0      Lal<e Level    900.8    -0.04      NBU Pumping Report          Milions        Millons      9/20 of gallons 9/20 of gallons      Surface water 6 564    Ground water    3.265     Forecast Map  Updated forecasts:  www.srh.noaa.gov  Type “city, state" or zip code into space provided and click “go” button.  Sun and Moon  Sunrise    Sunset    Moonrise    Moonset  Today 7:20 AM    7:31 PM    1:07 AM    3:18 PM  Thursday 7:21AM    7:29 PM    2:06 AM    4;03 PM  Friday 7:21AM    7:28 PM    3:08 AM    4:45 PM  Pollen Counts  Grass    n/a  Mold    Moderate 1428  Tree    n/a  Weeds    Low 6  Pollen counts courtesy of Central Texas Allergy and Asthma.  89 V 79" 86'/TS” 86“/77" Today’s Wind: E at 5 to 15  Today's Tides 1st High 1 st Low 2nd High 2r>d Low Port Aransas 12 47 AM 3:10 PM none Galveston    none 3:38 PM none  Today  88"/77“ 84"/72" 85 V 68'  Today's Wind: SE at 5 to IS  Maps and Forecast Produced by  '-mi  none  none  i   www.dayweather.com  Cheyenne. 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SC    85    73    th    85    73    th    Norfolk, VA ,    80    70    th    81    71 tti      Charleston, WV    78    64    th    77    61    th    North Platte, NE    67    37    pc    70 45 su      Charlotte    81    64    sh    82 64    til    Omaha, NE    67 42    pc    65 41 pc      Chattanooga    82    63    th    82    60    th    Orlando, FL    92    75    th    91    76 th      Cheyenne    61    38    pc    73    45 SU    Philadelphia    78    68    Sh    78 67 th      Chicago »    72    53    pc    62    51    pe    Phoenix, AZ    105    76    SM    105 79 pc      Cincinnati    73    59    th    72    55 sh    Pittsburgh    74    61    Sh    71    56 Sh      Cleveland    75    60    th    68    56    sh    Portland, ME    67 59 pc    70    59 sh      Colorado Spgs    63 40    th    71    46 SU    Portland, OR    81    58 PC    80 57 DC      Columbus. OH    73    59    th    72    55    sh    Providence, R1    75 61    sh    76    63 sh      Dayton, OH    73    56    th    70    53 Sh    Rapid City, SD    61    42    pc    70    50 su      Denver    66    43    pc    75    46    su    Reno, NV    90    52    pc    91    52 su      Des Moines    65 45    pc    62 39 pc    Richmond, VA    79    67    th    80    68 th      Detroit    75 56    th    67    52    sh    Sacrarriento    96    59    su    96    60 su      Diriuth    51    46 Sh    53    45 me    St. Louis, MO    76    54    DC    68 49 sh      Eugene    82    55    su    81    51    pc    SaH Lake City UT    78    57 su    83    59 su      Fairbanks    60 33 PC    54 38 PC    San Diego, CA    75 64    PC    75 64 su      Fargo    53 36    r    60    41    pc    San Rancisco, CA    72    55 su    71    54 su      Fiagstafl    77    40    pc    75 40 DC    SantaFe, NM    73 46    th    69 48 DC      Fort Smith    83    57    pc    70    53    th    Seattle, WA    78    58    PC    69    57 r      Grand Rapids    70 51    sh    61    44    sh    Slireveport. LA    87 63 PC    84    60 th      Greenslipro    77 66    th    78    66    th    Sioux Falls, SD    61    38    pc    60 36 pc      Helena    75    46    su    80    52 SU    Springfield    73 50    pc    67 48 PC      Honolulu    87    71    sh    87    71    sh    Spoi<ane, WA    79    50    pc    84    52 pc      Indianapolis    77    :55    th    69    51    sh    Tampa,FL    92    75    th    91    76 th      Jaci^son, Miss    84    65    th    86    64    th    Topeka    72    47    pc    72    47 DC      JacksonvMIe, FL    88    76    th    87    75    th    Tucson. AZ    96 69    pc    97 68 DC      Juneau, AK    49    42    sh    48    41    Is    Washington, DC    78    69    sh    80    68 th      Kansas City    71    48    pc    70 48 PC    Wilminglon, DE    77 66 sh    77    66 th      Knoxville    80    61    th    79    59    th    Wichita, KS    71    50    sh    75 53 pc     conserve  NBU asks you to please curb your electric use, especially between 2pm to 8pm. Keeping air conditioning units set at 78 degrees and only using apipliances in the evenings and momings are a great start. Leam more at nbutexas.com or by calling (830) 608-8925.  Here ki what matter«.  ........,   

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