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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 25, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 .50  =Sunday—  New Braunfels  SEPTEMBER 25,2011  herald-zeitung.com  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  t-"».  GREAT DEAL: today s herald-zeitung has $684 in COUPONS  Council gets redistricting plan  Officials to discuss committee’s recommendation for map; Buc-ees also on agenda  By Greg Bowen  Ihe Herald-Zeitung  New Br.inniels ('ity (x)un-( il will mod at (i p.m. Mon-(hi\ to r('( ('ive a rc'iommi'n-(l.ition troni the ( ify's Kedis-tri( ting ( ()mmitt(H’ on a redis-  tri(ting [)lan tor city counc il districts.  Oiuncil also will schedule a [)ublic hearing to receive citizen in[)ut on the plan.  The increase in city popu-lation from 2000 to 2010  ri'quires th(' (Ity to redistric t (ouncll districIs, The city h<is engaged the firm of (itiinn Si Morrison of Waco to assist in the r(Hlistricting proc t'ss.  Monday's meeting will be at Counc il Chambers, 424 S.  ( astell Av('.  ( oundl is also scheduled to:  • (Consider agreem(Mits with the Texas D(‘partment of Transportation and Buc-(>e's for ( onstruction of  improvements to the inter* st'ction ot l-iS and Farm-to-Market Road iOfi in the vie inity of the new Hue -(‘e's kxatioii. Buc-('('s is p.iying  See COUNCIL. Page 9A  New Braunfels  City Council  When: 6 p.m.  Monday  Where:  Council  Chambers,  424 S. Castcll Ave.  118th COMAL COUNTY FAIR ENDS TODAY  These Chicks can ride  P»n.3TOV-An online gallery can be toiind at herald-zeitung.com  Cowgirl Chicks perform today before bull riding  By Betty Taytor  Iht' Hfrald-ZeiUiitg  Ih(> (xmgirl ( hitks p(‘r fortn at 2 p.m. today at the ( omtl ( ouiity f.iir before ( lianipionship Hull Riding witli .1 program th.il involvt's spr('(l, a( ro!).l!‘^, prt'cision timing, haid work anri guts.  ■H ' ^ '' aren't too  m A manv teams r like this anv more th.it c o m b i n v drills and tri( k riding,” said ( owgirl (Tuck Sadie Lynn, one of the three piMtorming daughters of Irish Lvnn. who s[)earheads COwgirl ( hitks and [)er-torms as well,  I’ertorming for l() years, th(‘ grouj) has pertormed at rodeos, llu‘ Rose Bowl Parade, the Texas State l air, and as ambassadors of the Unitt'd State's in Sto( kholm, Swi'den. l\nn, an accorn-|)lished singer who has openc'd tor Mark ( hestnutt, Sings at eath of the Cowgirl ( hicks performances.  I hey perlorm and do a lot ot ( haritv oi work tor van* ous organizations such as tli(' Susan ('i. Konu'11 Foundation and memlx'rs ot the armed forti-s. Lynn began the organi/ation, b.isen in Weathertord, be( ause she enjoyed (mtertaining and wanted to be able to HK kide h(>r lamiK, She also (onducts (. amps.  Known lor Roman riding (one toot on eath horse), drills and |)erforming bac k-bends and other acrobats while th(‘ir horses race across the .irena, these are  See CHICKS, Page 9A  LAURA IVIcKENZtE 1 Hnrdkl Zeitimq  Sadie Lynn brushes one of the All American CowQirl Chicks’ horses in prepaiation for Saturday's performance at the Comal County Fait  Tractor pull doesn’t disappoint crowd  Bill Buck competes in Saturday's Antique Tractor Pull with a 1947 John Deere M at the Comal County Fair.  By Betty Taylor  The Herald-Zeitung.  It's l)een I 1 years sine (' l.P. and Amy Brown ot Cibolo have been to a fair. Thc‘ last tin>e they attc'nded a fair was in Alaska.  Saturday morning, the* Browns sat with hundriHls ot others in the l)leac hers to watc h the Antic|u(> Tractor Pull at thc' ( omal ( ount\ Fair in Nc'w Braunfels, I hough thc'v had set'n one-before, it had been several years ago.  “It's kind ot nu c' to be bac k to a count)’ tair," Amy said.  "VVe heard about the Antic|ue Irac tor Show, and  THE INSIDE  LIGHTS AT WALNUT. LANDA  Temporary traffic signals have been installed at the intersection oTLanda Street and North Walnut Avenue in New  Braunfels, and existing temporary conditions will remain until intersection work is complete in approximately one year.  — NEWS,2A  ROADRUNNERS BUST OUT  Evans Okotcha rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown as UTS A rode a 34-point second quarter to a 54-7  victory Saturday over Bacone in UTSA's homecoming game. The Roadrunners (2-2) also got scores from David Glasco II and Eric Soza.  — SPORTS, 16  A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY  Most travelers will tell you their adventure from ,    ,, .  the beginning to    Knifcii  end. But if you understand the in-between, the end and beginning make more sense.  Herald-Zeitung reader Mary Cunningham recently visited her son in Afnca.  — LIFE, 1C  For breaking news, sports and traffic follow us on Twitter ©NewBraunfelsHZ  Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeltung facebook fan atfacebook.com/  Sign up for daily e-newsletter by visiting tfie Herald-Zeiting online: herald-zettung.com  ► HUMAN TRAFFICKING  Laster, team  celebrate  anniversary  Women rescued teenager a year ago Sept. 15  By Daiondo Moultile  The hteratd-Zeitung.  Ntnv Braunfels resident Dot tie Laster and an all-temale t(>am of resc uers c (<l-('l)rated a triumphant mik‘-stone, rec ently.  A year ago, the' womc'n S()re.ul across the country — b a n d e d together to res( u(' a teenager w ho had bc'en hc'icl ag.nnst her will in a northeast(»rn st<itc': in 24 hour's, no l('s<.  Si'pfc'mber fi uas a \ear since we rescued her " L aster said She said the v ic -tim, sine t‘ giv(»n the name I isbeth, appeared on fier Internet radio talk show, "TraitK king," and gave details about h(*r ordeal.  I isbc'tii had bc'en experi-eru ing .ibuse at home and  See LASTER, Page 9A WEATHER, IDA  HANNAH f THIRD GRADE RAHE BULVERDE ELEMENTARY  aster  Fair schedule  Today  ■    8 a.m. — Fairgrounds open  ■    8 a.m. and 2 p.ni. — Goat show  ■    11 a.m.-2 pm. — Corral, Austin Open i^ic  ■    1 p.m. — Family Zòne, Kiddie Tractor Pull  ■    2 p.m. — CBR Bull Riding Competition  ■    2:30-5 p.m. — Elton Wet7  ■    6 -10 p.m. — t^4ario Flores and the Soda Greek Band  we wantc'd to come watc h the older tractors pull the toads," f.P said.  The show did not ciisap-[)oint. More than I ()()  See TRACTOR. Page 6A  Mostly sunny and hot  High: 99 Low. 71  Abfeï-     Classifieds    ID      Comics    5C      Crosswords    5C      .ForiUil...................    4A      Obituaries    ____3A      Planner^, ..........    2C      Sports....................    IJ      TV    50     Voi 158 I No 273 4 sections, 26 pages  56825 00002  $1.50  STAGE II WATER RULES  Watering witti a spnnkler ortand-scape irngation system is allowed cnee a week, before 10 a.m. and after 8 p.m., based on ttie last digit of tfie address:  ■    0,1 Watering day is Monday  ■    2,3 Watering day is Tuesday  ■    4,5 Watering day is Wednesday  ■    6,7 Watenng day is Thursday  ■    8,9 Watering day is Fnday Watenng witti a tiose, soaker hose,  bucket or dnp irrigation system is OK before 10 a,m, and after 8 p,m  Eveiv drop water matters. NIlU  FirKi out tHe latest on landscape watering restrictions at nbutex^.C9m or call (830) 608-8925 for more infonnation.  Here is what matters.   

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