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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 13, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A — HERALD-ZEITUNG — Friday, April 13, 2001Local/State Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 625-9144 ext. 220. Heads Up ►Crash signal BULVERDE — Comal County safety officials searched in two areas Thursday afternoon for a reported beacon from a crashed aircraft. Deputies were dispatched to a location in the Bulverde-Spring Branch area about 2:30 p.m. when Federal Aviation Administration officials reported picking up signals from an aircraft crash beacon. No crashed aircraft was found. Shortly afterward, there was a report of a crash beacon at a location near New Braunfels. Sheriff’s Lt. Brent Paullus said nothing was found at either location. Late Thursday, officials were investigating to determine what might have caused the apparently false signals. ►Shots fired Police investigated an incident in which someone might have fired shots at a semi-rig north of the city Wednesday night. A truck driver near the Wal-Mart Distribution Center reported hearing a sound like fireworks at IO p.m. Wednesday — and then hearing a sound of something striking his windshield. Officers who investigated found a crack in the windshield and a small hole that might have been caused by a bullet. No bullet was found. The windshield damage was estimated at $400. ►Garage bullary Someone broke into a garage on Ridge Drive and took a set of golf clubs and other property worth $1,000. The burglary occurred overnight Tuesday or early Wednesday morning, police said. ►Vehicle bursary A purse and property worth about $125 were taken from a 1997 Chevrolet van at Home Depot about 3 p.m. Wednesday. Damage to the window was estimated at $250. The incident is under investigation. ►Missing woman MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — Detectives are trying to fill in a two-hour gap in time to find out what happened to an 18-year-old Houston woman who was run off the road and kidnapped early on April I. The suspect in the case shot and killed himself during a crime spree a few days after the kidnapping of Blanca Oralia Cuellar, police said. Closings • All offices in the city of New Braunfels will be closed today for Founders Day. Trash pick-up is still scheduled. • All Comal County offices will be closed today for Founders’ Day. Meetings DMAL COUNTY COMMIS-JERS’ COURT — public ing on proposed new subdi-n regulations, 8:15 a.m. jay, Commissioners’ troom, third floor, Comal Tty Courthouse Annex, 150 aguin Ave. JADALUPE-BLANCO :r AUTHORITY — board of tors meeting, 10 a.m. lesday, at the GBRA board , 933 East Court St., lin. rY OF NEW BRAUNFELS COUNCIL — special meet-ith river outfitters and River ties Committee, 6 p.m., iday, Conference Room A Do the bunny hop K. JESSIE SLATEN/Herald-Zeitung Hopping to the beat, Tiffany Ronquille, Sarah Mc Cracken, Casey and Denise Cook, Lauren and Sheryl Ronquille and Samantha and Carol Thomas try to keep up with Ranger Linda Lane at the Landa Recreation Center during Thursday’s Dynamic Duos program, which runs through May. Bass virus affecting Guadalupe DALLAS (AP) — Nineteen bodies of water in Texas, including the Guadalupe and Trinity rivers, have been affected by a virus that can kill largemouth bass, according to a study released by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission. The study, in an effort to collect more information about the virus, found over two-thirds of the state’s watersheds now show evidence of it. The virus has caused widespread bass deaths in Lake Rayburn, Lake Toledo, Lake Conroe and Lake Fork during the past three years, officials said. But, officials say the virus only kills a fraction of the fish it affects and cannot be spread to humans. During the study, in which 2,876 fish were studied by TPW, about 5 percent of the bass in each of the infected lakes tested positive for the virus. The infected bass populations reside in nine of 14 major river basins tested statewide. The infected lakes are within the following river drainages: Weekend ►Bunny photos L’eggs-Hanes-Bali-Playtex, located at the New Braunfels Marketplace, will host a Children’s Miracle Network sponsorship featuring photos with the Easter Bunny from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Children’s Museum in New Braunfels. Photos will be available for a $3 minimum requested donation. For information, call 629-6235. ►Blood drive The New Braunfels Lions Clubs will have a bloodmobile at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center from 8 a.m. to IO a.m. Saturday. For information, call Lion Robert Spiegel at 905-3030. ►Auditions Auditions for the Circle Arts Theatre production of “Once on This Island” take place at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the theater. The musical, scheduled for every weekend in July and the first weekend in August, is a legend about star-crossed lovers on a tropical island. Roles exist for a minimum of seven men and seven women, ages 16 to 50, and one 8- to 10-year-old girl. Bring sheet music; an accompanist will be provided. At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, auditions will take place for the Inner Circle, the theatre’s touring youth company for teens 13 to 19. — Red River (Lake Texoma) — Cypress River (Lake Cypress Springs) — Sabine River (Lake Tawakoni, Lake Fork, Toledo Bend Reservoir) — Neches River (Lake Athens, Lake Palestine, Lake Tyler, Lake Nacogdoches, Sam Rayburn Reservoir) — Trinity River (Lake Bridgeport, Lake Livingston) The virus also affects the following river systems: — Brazos River (Hubbard Creek Reservoir, Lake Possum Kingdom, Lake Whitney, Lake Belton) — Colorado River (Lake Buchanan) — Guadalupe River (Canyon Lake) — San Jacinto River (Lake Conroe) Marine biologists first discovered the virus in South Carolina in 1995. It has since been reported in Texas and 13 other states. The Parks and Wildlife Department will continue to study the virus, including how long it has been around, how it’s transmitted, what causes it to become serious, how widely it is distributed and what the longterm impact might be on fisheries and lakes, researcher David Terre said. “Bass are the No. I recreational fish in Texas, so we’re concerned,” Terre said. “But, the presence (of the virus) does not mean the end pf the world as far as bass fishing goes.” ‘u<ma'Basht iv/ a/ooh ftiosn Smu it i Finance W loan $111(1 - $167 Come bv & rn us at HON.fastoll or I all 629-61111    37RP3M U.S.A. Mini Storage & Covered Rv Storage OPEN! MOVE IN SPECIAL ^ • On Site Resident Manager • Security Gate & Fence I BN    H830-625-2872 Canyon Lake hopping for Easter time Easter weekend marks the true beginning of spring for many with the traditional dyed eggs, chocolate bunnies and spring clothes on Easter morning. Children IO and younger are invited to bring a basket for an Easter Egg Hunt beginning at I p.m., Saturday. VFW Post 8800 and Ladies Auxiliary in Startzville are sponsoring the event at the post on Farm-to-Market 2673 in Startzville. They promise fun, goodies and prizes. Canyon Lake United Methodist Church will conduct its annual Easter Sunrise Services at Overlook Park, Canyon Lake Dam, Sunday, April 15. The Rev. Mal Hierholzer will conduct nondenominational services beginning at 7 a.m. followed by a continental breakfast. The Fraternal Order of Canyon Men will host the second annual Smithson Valley High School College Scholarship Dance, 7.p.rn. to midnight Saturday at Fischer Hall. Dana Jones The cover charge is $5 with music by Michael Ballew and friends. Barbecue is available for a nominal fee. Last year the group presented a $500 scholarship and hopes to raise enough this year to award a number of scholarships to high school seniors in the Canyon Lake area. Canyon Lake Market Day takes place at the Canyon Lake Recreation Center from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Vendors will be on hand with collectibles, antiques, arts and crafts. The center is on South Access Road just below the dam. Admission is free. Call (830) 964-3003. (Dana Jones is a Herald-Zeitung correspondent for the Canyon Lake area. 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