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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 5, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 UNICORNS, COUGÁRETTES IN VOLLEYBALL PUYOFFS SPORTS, 1B  50<>  New Braunfels  SATURDAY  NOVEMBER 5,2011   www.herald-zeitung.com   SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  ‘THE FIRST YEAR OF THE NEXT 50 YEARS OF WURSTFEST’  A jaminm’ good opemng  Celebratory rituals kick ofFWurstfest  By Betty Taylor  The Herald-Zeifung  "Who's ready to sc ream'’"  Alex Meixner yelled into the micro[)hone Friday in the Wursthalle for o{)ening ceremoni(‘s ot Wurstfest 2011, and th(‘ audience was beyond ready. The Comal ('ommunity Rand, k'd by Al Taf)ia, [)layed the national anth(>m an(] Darryl Higgins, senior pastor at First Protestant ( hurch of New Braunfels, had already delivered the prayer.  .After M('ixner ()uni[x*d up the {rowd with some quic k rifts on his ac (ordion and a cjuick dittv about "Wurstfest is here," it was time for Brc'wmaster jimmy Mauric of Spoetzl Hrewerv in Shiner to perform the ceremonial tapping of the kc*g.  The crowd lifted thc'ir cups singing, "Fin IVosit."  Wurstfc'st |)residc'nt Steve Favlor had thanked the 270 members of the Wurstfest Association and the 5,000 plus volunteers who vvc're m<iking Wurstfest 2011 possible.  Wursttesf presid(>nt-('l(‘( t Martin Allcvi told thc> crowd, "We are celc'brating the first year of the* next SO \ ears of Wurstfest."  Wurstf(‘st Grosse ()pa Tim Salge [)aid homage to his fathc‘r, Ra\ niond Salge, who sang at the* first Wurstft‘st in 1!.  Then c ame the moment evc'ryone had bc'en waiting for the biting of the wurst. Dignitaries, including State Rc'presentative Doug MillcT, Comal C ounty judge Sherman Krause and New Braunfels Mavor Gale Pospisil, as well as a jam-[)ackt‘d crowd filling up the' Wursthalle, bit down on sausage links aftc‘r a count down, in German, by Meixner. Wurstfest had begun.  For Ros(‘mary Garza, a  See WURST, PagelOA  Ptiotos hy SHAWN LEWIS | The Herald-Zeitunu  Millie Bird, 14 months, of New Braunfels applauds following a musical performance Friday night in Das Grosse Zelt at Wursffesi  m  MORE PHOTOS, 5A  The annual celebration of all things sausage continues today, with gates opening at 11 a.m. The event continues  through  Nov 13 at the Wurstfest Grounds in Lands Park,  Scan this QR code to visit Wurstfest online or go to WWW, wurstfest.com  Cathy and Steve Taylor, the first couple of Wurstfest 2011, raise their glasses Friday night follow ing the ceremonial tapping of the keg in Wursthalle.  John Korioth heads for the finish during the 2009 individual time trials at the Tour de Gruene.  Herald-Zeituiig file piloto  Tour de Gruene rides today  2-day cycling benefit has ree rides and time trials  By Chris Hoffman  Tfie Herald-Zeitung If you are looking for more this weekend than wurst, beer and polka, the 28th annual Tour de Gruene riiight be a nice diversion.  The world-renowned bike c'vent has become an institution that has cirawn some of the top riders in the world, inc luding seven-time Tour de France winner and Fexas native Fance Armstrong.  The two-day event, which begins today, features recreational ridc's, an  Set docks back for Standard Time on Sunday  From staff reports Don't forget to catch an extra hour of winks Sunciay morning, as Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m.  According to the website geog raphyabout.com, the annua time change, which starts each second  i»'  Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November, was first institutc'd during World War to get the most out of natural day-lignt. The measure became standardized throughout the country in I%6.  I’eople often remember to set  their clocks based on the phrase "sf)ring forward, fall back," which I refers to the practice of moving the hour hands on c locks forwarci during March, in the spring, and then an hour backward during November, in the fall.  Of the 50 states, only Arizona  :nci»d*-a a lanii*:: at ;2;0aPM  individual lime trial vind ends with a two-person team trial on Sunda\.  The recreational rides twist u[) and down Riv(>r Road, through Sattler and Ciruene. The extc'ndc‘d 4(i-or ()4-mile ridc' winds out hM-.K)() to Fisc her, cutting  See GRUENE, Page IDA  and Hawaii do not obsc'rve Dav-light Saving Time.  The nation will spring forward once again on Marc h 1 1, 2012.  The biannual clock changes serve as a reminder to change batteries in household smoke detec tors, as wc'll.  OPEN EiRLv fCR FOOTBALL SUNDAYS  FRESH CRAFT BEER  (W a BEER INSPIRED MENU BREWPUB AND RESTAURANT OPEN AT 4PM DAILY  Aguirre  ► BAD DRUG DEAL  Woman  kidnapped  for $300  NBPD arrest two men from city on that charge, others  By Datondo Moultrte  Thu Herald Veitung  New Braunfels polu e (.tpturc'd .1 ()air ot I(h al m<>n Wednes(l<iv who, |)oii( (' sav, ki(lna[)ned a wom.in over a $ UK) I (rug d(‘bt.  t o W I I Aguirre. M,  <ind |elf('ry Morris Woodard, M, ta( (' one ( hargi’ (M( h o! iiggrav.it(‘d kidnaf)[)ing, a tirst-degr(>('  felony. PoIk «■ would not reU'ase the* n.tme ot the victim but said she is the girltriend ot man Aguirrc' a( ( usc'd of st(‘aling an t'lghf-bali 1/8 '.Voodarci ot an ounf  ot mcthamplietaminf', a( ( ording to .) prol.:ahl('  ( ause altulavil tiled In the New Hrauntcis Polu e [ li'partmcnf,  Poli( (' said th(‘ men d('mand('d the bovlru'nd pa\ the ( ash \.ilue ol the drug bdore iIka returned the woman, j It vvas to    a drug  I debt the\ telt thtn were I v\roiige(i on,' said \HiM)  ( apt. lohn M( Donald  Fhe\ iisked tot S U)0  PoIk e learned from the woman's bo\ tnend on lues-d<i\ that she possibK had IxH'n kidnapped, the atti davit sa\s. During se\('ral tel(*phone ( oiu'ersations betW'CH'n the' bo\ iriend and Aguirre authorities h(‘ard the wonian »tnd disto\ered sh(' u<is ht'ing h('ld against lier will.  Aguirre arranged to have* two ac(|uaintan( es mcH't the' woman's bo\tnend to ('xchange the monc‘\ tor the VIC tini, polic e said. 1 he {‘\c hangc' was sc't up to liap-pc'n at ii rc'staurant loc att'd in the' I I SOO l)l(K k ot Interstate V'i South in S.in ,\nto-nio.  See KIDNAP. Page 10A  WEATHER. 8A  CHET MOCHEI LAMAR ELEMENTARY  Mostly sunny  High; 76 Low: 63  Abby  £lM§ified.s,_. Comics______  ClQSSWOrds. Forum.........  Plaaner  SiLQitS __  TV  4B  4B  3A  9A  4A  3A  8A  IB  58  Vol. 158 1 No 308 2 sections. 16 pages  56825 00001  50 cents  240 South Seguin Ave.  Hew Brauntcfs TX faustbrcwtngce  -  For breaking news, sports scores, weattier, traffic and mid day updates, foilow us on Twitter ONewBraunfelsHZ  Ü  Learn wfiat's in tomorrow's paper, offer news tips, receive alerts. Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan,  Receive the Herald-Zeitung e-newsletter in your e-inail box eacti morning: fierald-zeitung.com. Click ‘Herald-Zeitung Mailing List.'  mm   

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