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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 26, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas 2AI Saturday, November 26,20111 hcrali>zeitung.com For breaking ntwt, sports and ^affic follow us on Twittar 0N«w6raunf»ltHZ Uacom« a Ntw BraimTaHi H*ra«-^B«unfl Factbook fan at facabook.com Sign up for a-newslattar by visiting tfie Harald Zaiting onlina: horaid zalliing.coni Wt ► COMING UP IN THE H-Z Sunday Check out previews of the Holiday Home Tour and Holidiy Detour of Homes Tuesday Catch up with what happened over the weekend in New Braunfels and Comal. Wednesday Clip out delicious recipes published on the Herald-Zeitung's At Home page Thursday Lool<ing for something to do’ Check out the Weekend page to see what's happening ► YOUR DAILY COMMUTE Road work and closures scheduled for this week include; ■    Seguin Avenue between Meusebach and East Zink for construction, closed indefinitely ■    Rebecca Creek Road is closed at the Guadalupe River for construction The detour route will be signed along FM 311 and U S 281 The anticipated completion date for construction !S late March 2012 BECOME AN l-REPORTER Ui'Z ► WHAT SON THE AGENDA Upcoming public meetings include: ■    %ew Braunfels Dt', Council, 6 p rn Monday, C.!, Counc'^ Chambers, 424 S Castell Ave. New BrauPfels ■    Comal ISD Board o‘ Trustees, 5 p m Tuesday, at CISD Suppon Services Buildmg, 1404 N IH-35 ■    Pianmng Commission 6 p,m Dec 6, at City Co /'cii Chambers, 424 S. Caste!! Ave, ■    River Ad Hoc Committee meeting, 4 30 p m. Dec 7 McKenna Events Center 801 W San Anion'O St ■    ihe Transportation and Traffic Advisory meeting on Dec 8 is canceled New BraunfeH Herald t.Zi:iTUNG Hf RALO ZEITUNGXOV 707 Landa St, New Braunfels, TX 78130 1830)625 9144 fa* (83Gi 625 1224 Pjhli.shed on Saturday. Sunday m,ornings and weekday mo'-mngs Tuesday througf-, Friday t)y the New Braunfels He’-aid Zeitung lUSPS 377-880), 707 Landa Street, or PO Drawer 311328, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas 78131 1328 Periodical postage paid at New Braunfels, Texas, POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Braunfels Heraid-Zeitung, PO Drawer 311328. New Braunfels, TX 7813M328 Delivery Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 a rTi Tuesday through Friday and by 7 a rti Saturday and Sunday can call 1830) 625-9144, ext, 229 Staff directory Doug Toney Editor and Publisher, Ext 201 doug toneyii'herald-zeitung com Shawn Lewis Managing Editor, Ext 220 siewis «herald-ieitung.com Will Wnght Assistant Managing Editor, Ext 221 vw<righr&he,raid-zeitung com Chns Hoffman, Sports Editor, Ext, 223 cfioffmanS'herald ¿eitung com Kate Thomas Copy Editor, Ext 222 kthf )Tnas'®heraid ■ ¿eitung com Greg Bowen, Staff writer. Ext 225 gbowenSherald /eitung com Dalondo Moultne Staff wnter, Ext 224 dmoultne^heTald/eitung com Drew Stone, Staff writer, Ext 218 dstone®heraldzeitung„com Laura McKenzje. Photographer, Ext 227 wwrighr^erald-zeitung com Shannon Myers Advertising Director, Ext 208 smyers<3herald zeitung com Jeff Fowler, Circulation Director, Ext 228 |fowler®herald-zeitung com Rosie Willingham Business Manager, Ext. 202 rwi1lingham<&herald‘zeitung com Henry Coello, Production Director; (830) 625-5232 hcoello^eraldzeitung com Classified advertising, call 625-9144, ext 207, display ad'.eajsing, call 625-9144, ext 2(^, obituanes, weddings, engagement, anniversaries, call 625-9)44, ext 214 ■    news@heraid-zeitung com ■     sports@herald-zeitung.com ■    planner@herald zeitung com ■    ietters@herald zeitung com ■    classifieds<®herald-zeitung.com ■    advertisingidherald-zeitung com ■    circulation#fierald-zeitung,com nj, annive 7^ Estes giving away hearing aids Estes Audiologs is giving away three sets of hearing aids during its annual "Gift f)t Hearing" h()lida\ giveaway. Each >far, Este^ Audidli)g\ dcmates Hearing aids in f>ecemix*r to worthv individuals sutter from hearing loss and lack thc^ finarx «al resíHifces tó ^xirchase hearing aicis Este«« Audiolt>g\' is s<>nciting mxnm lions regarding qualified participants through Dec. 9 C)n Dec 14, the "Giftot Hearing" recipients vvil 11^ notified "We are tiiftynate fo live and work fn the great communities of New Braunfels, Q5)Tget(Asn and Boiwe," s.iid S<x)\a bte^ Au f)., founfk*r and ovvner of Estes Audiol-og\ ''During this holiday ^ason. Estes Audiolog\ wants to continue its annual frarlition of helping those* in need of hear- ing assist.îfxt* thnnigh tuir ‘Gift oi Hi'ann® "this ahnu,i^i\t\nv;a\ is our \va\ of -iav ing thanks fo the f>et>plo o! ■ iCentral Texas. It \v arfm all ot our hearts \vt>eti w -hear vyhat an irripai t tXir gift has made " i To be considered lor Tthe Gilt of Hearing participants or those who ncwTiinato fhem^ri^ 400 words or less — le how hearing aids would ‘iftect o the lives of thé people with whom the\ interact. Nominations and essa\ s mas he einailed to info^estc'Stiudi-ologv.com or maikxi to Estes Audiologv ONLINE Scan ttiisQR code to visit Estes Audioibgv dr go to HearLife Again coffl a short essay desc ribin them an Hearing Center, 1528 C iwnmon St., Suite S, New Braunfels, Texas 78130. The winners will be selected based on tfx*:H>Ht>wing criteria: hearing need, finan-cmI need, cipportunitv' to impact the recip-»ent’s life, and opportunity to impact the li\t»s of the peof)le with whom they inter-act. Tills IS the sixth year that Estes Audiolo-g\ Heanng Centers has given away hearing auis to ck'serving Individuals. Since the program's inception in 200.5, Estes Audiok>gv has given away more than 13 ^xiir^ of nearing aids to hearing impaired it>dividuals — an ih-kind donation worth nx>rethan S5‘),lX)Q, To learn more about Estes Audiology and t(i take its online hearing evaluation, visit Avw\v;HearLifeAgain.com, COMAL Ll\ IN(; Phdos by LAURA McKENZlE Heraid-Zeituno Richard Novak loms fellow singers while rehearsing Nov 15 for the 51st Advent Vespers Massed Choir concert at Cross Lutheran Church The concert is 4 p m. Sunday. ADVEM' VESPERS Singers, musicians to present ‘joyous’ Christmas melodies By Betty Tayior The Herald-Zeitung More th.in 70 singers and musician's will present ")ov-ous Meloflies of the ( hrist-mas Season" as part ot tl>e 11 st Advent Vesf>ers Massi'd ( hoir concert at 4 p.m. Sun-flav at ( ross Lutheran ( hurch. The event, s[)onsored l)y New' Braunfels Music Study ( lub, is tree and open to the public. Advent Vespers in New' Hrauntels was initiated by New Braunfels Music Study C lub unrler th(‘ direction of Melitta f rueh, ac cording to a [)ress release. Her idea of entering the (Christmas season with a program of sacrt'd music remains the same, Choir singers rehearse Nov. 15 at Cross Lutheran Church for Sunday's 51st Advent Vespers Massed Choir concert. ‘JOYOUS MELODIES’ T he 51 st Advent Vespers Massed (’hoir concert is 4 p.m. Sunday at Ooss Lutheran Church. For details, call (830) 625-9702 or {830) 625-3170. t‘ven though it has evolved through several tofmats and locations. "We didn't do it last year, and 1 think a lot of [>eople missed it," said Barbara Houde, program chairwoman, "VVe w ill be singing ('hristmas hymns and hymns of religious significance." The performance list includes "O Holy Night," "While Shepherds Watc hed Their Flocks" and selections from "The Messiah," Houde said. Vocalists from the C!om-munitv C/horale w'lll be joined by choir memliers ot manv l(xal churcht‘s to make up the massed choir. Area band students and kx al hand bell choir members also will participate. In addition, the concert will feature a string trio, s(X‘cial piano music and a wind ensemble. Director for the performance will lx‘ |(xiy Bagle\', and the accompanist will be |o Ann Lemmon. For information, call Barbara Houde at (830) 625-9702 or Rol)bie Borchers, Music Study Club president at (830) 62.5-3170. Walk-in flu vaccine clinic scheduled for Tuesday afternoon ★    Complimentary Maintenance 4 Year/50,000 Miles on all new LINCOLNS. ★    Complimentary Car Wash with all service work on all new LINCOLNS. ★    Complimentary LINCOLN Loaner Car on all new LINCOLNS. I BLUEBONNET www.bbmotors.com '^'LINCOLN 800.620.7260 A walk-in flu vaccine clinic for children and young aduhs (ages 2-18) will be 3 to ,S:45 p.m. Tuesday at Comal County Public Health Center, at Ladies Holiday Shopping Event Best Western Hotel-Conference Room 1493 NIH 35 • New'Braunfels,Texas Event: 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. -December 3rd, 2011 Ri’freshtnettis and Door Prizes Free Admission For any further information contact Michelle Valenzuela at 210.273.8555. 178 E. Mill Street, Suite 210. The vaccine is only Flu Mist,,which is effective and less invasive than a flu shot. Cost IS $10. For information, call (830) 221-1TSO. State rep: map I Pena retirement EDMBURG(AP) A state lawmaker who switched to the Republican Partv even though he's from the Democ ratic stronghold of South Texas savs new ft^l-erally drawn voting ma()S are forcing him to retire. Rep. Aaron Pena of Edinburg said on his mog Friday that he can't win the district proposed under interim maps c related by a three-) ufige |)anel foilowing a ruling that struck down a rc'districting |)lan passed b\ the Texas Legislaturt'. [democratic groups sued to have the maps thrown out, arguing the GOP-led plan illegally dilutt'd minor-it\ vcjting strength, Pena, a five-term re|)re-sentative who sw itc hed parties last vear, said the origi-n.il ma[)S were dc'signeci to )rotect South Tc’xas incumbents. He says the interim maf) puts him in a sc*at that's too strongly Democratic, and he dtx'sn't w.int to challenge another incumbent. Canyon Lake readies ‘Music Man’ show Meredith Willson's popular musical, "Music Man," will be performed by ( anyon Lake High School students at 7 [).m. F^ec . 9 and 10, and at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 11. The performances will be in the schcx)rs Emerald Theatre. All tickets are $.S and may be purchased at the school or l)y calling (830) 885-173S or visit the vvc*b-site at www.clhschoif.org . Market Nov 25 watch ,2011 Dow Jones -25.77 industrials ^ 1231.78 Nasdaq -18.57 composite 2,441.51 Standard & -3.12 Poor’s 500 1,158,67 Russell •8.18 2000 666.16 NYSE diary Advanced: 1,277 Declined: 1,656 Unchanged : 120 Votinne: 1.6 b Nasdaq diary Advanced: 693 Declined: 1,651 Unchanged : 150 Volume: 0.7 b AP WANTED: WEATHER ARTISTS Hey, kids! Thè Herald-Zeitung wants you to draw pictures of sunny and partly cloudy days and email them to news© herald-zeltung.com or drop tfiem by 707 Landa St. Please include your name, age, phone numt>er and where you live. Your artwork will be featured in the Front Page weather box.