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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 2, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 Mt*  measass"!"!!  $1.50  -Sunday-  New Braunfels  OCTOBER 2,2011  Herald Leitung  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  GREAT DEAL: TODAY'S herald-zeitunq has $416 in COUPONS  ONLINE  Scan this QR code to view Andrew Sansom's bio or go to bit.ly/qR6zdb  By Greg Bowen  The Herald-Zeitung  Andy Sansom is one of T('xas' most res[xx ted conser-v.itionists.  I ie currently hctids the River Systems Institute at Texas State University in San Marcos, has served as executive  Sansom  director of the Texas I’.irks and Wildlife I)e partment, and was the driving force behind the acidition of Bi Bend Kane  OPINION: Ad hoc river committeR members associated with suit should be removed Sta Publish« Doug Tonty'i column, 4A  State Park to the state's roster of parks.  He's the former executive direc tor of the Texas Nature Conservancy; is a writer whose articles have appeared  in Ti'xas Monthly, Tt'xas Highways, and oth(‘r f)ublications; and is c()nsid(*r(Hl one of Texas' bright('st minds on the topic of water.  I ast month, Ncnv Braunfels City (^ounc il namc'd Sansom  See AD HOC, Page 9A  TURNING OUT, TAKING OUT THE TRASH  Photos by LAURA McKENZIE; Herald-Zeitunq  Members of the Dumpster Divers, a IrashFest team from Tyler, count cans while sorting through bags tilled with trash they pulled from the Comal River on Saturday  REMAINS OF THE DAY  Annual TrashFest lives up to name  A sealed jar of mayonnaise pulled from the Comal River is among the items entered in TrashFest’s most unusual item found contest  By Betty Taylor  ihe Herald-Zeitung  With 80 teams consisting of 604 divers showing up to participate, com-|)ared to the (i2 teams consisting of 4 U) divers last year, this year's TrashFest produccnl a record turnout.  The 57lh annual event on Saturday produced 4,718 pounds of trash, in addition to 2, IBS bottles, cans and cu[)S and 126 sunglasses and shoes, last year, teams collected 8,717 pounds of trash, 2,080 bottles, cans and cuf)s and 12 I shoes and sunglasses at the* c'vent.  "Not all of our teams chosc* to weigh their stuff," said loanneVest, event cochair.  Ken Kaspc'r, one of the tew local )ar-ticif)ants, was taking [)art in his tiirci TrashFest with his children, Kayla, I x and Kendall, 1 i, who snorkeled thc'ir way along the Comal River to find trash and dig it out of the water. He notic c'd a considerable dec rease in litter compared to last year.  "You see this," he said, pointing to a mesh produc e bag a[x)ut onc'-third ot  See TRASHFEST, Page 3A  Sansom to lead river panel  Conservationist heads River Systems Institute at Texas State  THE INSIDE  SUSPECT CAUGHT AT BORDER  U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on Thursday arrested a man wanted in New Braunfels on child molestation charges as he tried to cross into the country, an agency  spokesperson said.  — NEWS,2A  DUTY. HONOR. FAMILY  New Braunfels High School sweethearts Ivan and Crystal Antosh and their children have experienced ups and downs during Ivan's deployment to Afghanistan, where he serves as an Army surgeon.  — LIFE. 10  ANOTHER HEARTBREAKER  Facing an old rival and future SEC foe in Arkansas at Cowboys Stadium,  Texas A&M's Aggies blow another big lead, as the Razorbacks rally from 18 points down to snatch a 42-38 victory over the 14th-ranked Aggies.  — SPORTS, IB  I For breaking news, sports and traffic follow us on Twitter ©NewBraunfelsHZ  ■F4 Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung * • Facebook tan at facebook.com/  Sign up tor daily e-newsletter by visiting the Herald Zeiting online; harald-zeitung.com  i.  "I “  ■ i  Benefit growing each year  By Betty Taylor  ihe Herald-Zeitung  [ ven during a lough cm on-omy, this past \ ('ar's (irucne Music and Wine Fc's! was ,ible to r<)is(>  ' m-  Scan this QR code to visit the festival's home page or go to gruene musicand winefest.oig  more nmn-t'\ for the I 'nited Way of (Om.il ( o 11 n t y I ban anv single tundraisrr in tin* c ountv The'  V vent brought in n earl $106,000. rhe evc'nt also is growing.  "We (letiniteK wc're able' to disf)('rs(> more* moncs to the dilierent linited Wav agc'ncK's List \t>ar than the' \ ear IxMorc'." said Ic'rry Robinson, t'xec utive dirc'c tor  See GRUENE, Page 6A  WEATHER 10A  COLE MURKER MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY  Sunny and warm  High; 90 Low: 59  Abfey^-_______  Classifieds  Cittmies--,__  Crosswords Eiltufl]___  QMtUcings._„  Planner  Sports_____  TV  2D  ID  5C  JC  4A  3A  2Q  IB  40  Vol. 158 i No 279 4 sections, pager;  56825 00002  SibO  STAGE II WATER RULES  Watering with a sprinkler or landscape irrigation system is allowed once a week, before 10 a.m. and after 8 p.m., based on the last digit ot the address;  ■    0.1 Watering day is Monday  ■    2,3 Watenng day is Tuesday  ■    4,5 Watering day is Wednesday  ■    6,7 Watenng day is Thursday  ■    8,9 Watering day is Friday Watering with a hose, soaker hose,  bucket or drip irrigation system is OK before 10 a.m. and after 8 p.m.  Every drop of water matters. N'HU  Find out the latest on landscape watering restrictions at nbutexas.com or call (830) 608-8925 for more infomnation.  Here is what matters.   

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