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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 7, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas $474 IN COUPONS INSIDE! $1.50 SundavNew Braunfels AUGUST 7 2011 SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852Perry to prayers: Fm one of you HOUSTON iAP) Texas (lov. Kick Perry sent a strong mossagi' t(» the nation's evang(*li( als Saturflay: He is a member of the important constituency tor Refiublicans that he s<M)n may (all U[)on to help him se< lire the (lOP presidential nomination. The state's longc'st s(*rving gov ernor hosted what he called a national day of prayer, an event at Reliant Arena that drew roughly U),()()() peo()le and that was broadcast on cable Christian Is and the Internet nation- wifk', including in at k'ast 1,(M)() churches. "Father, our heart breaks for America," Perry said in 12 minute's of remarks that included prayer and Bible passages — l)ut no direct mention of politics or his presidential f)lans. "We sov discord at home. We see fear in the markc’tplace. We sch’ anger iny th(> halls of government and, as a nation, we have forgotten who made us, who protects us, who bif'sses us." He asked Christians to turn to ( lod for answers to the nation's troubles, and asked the audience to [)ray for f’r(‘sid(>nt Bara( k ( Mìa-ma — though he did not use* the Df'mocratic incumbent's name nation — as well as for the Amen« ai) troops killed in the wc'ekcnd attack on a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan. The moment gave P(*rr\ a national spotlight before a piv otal voting group in the (lOP nomination tight - in the fMily See PERRY. Page lOA NEW BRAUNFELS COUNCIL MEETS MONDAYCONTAINER BAN ON CITY AGENDA One-tube limit also to be considered A river-goer floats the Conial River with an inflatable cooler on Friday afternoon in New Braunfels By Grog Bowen The Herald-Zeitung Tubc*rs would be |)rohibited from having bt'er ( ans and other disf)osable containers on the city's (!omal and Guadalupe rivers under an ordinanc e to lx> considerc'd Monday by Nc*w Braunfels ('ity Council. Ciouncil also will consider limiting eac h tuber floating the (bornai Kivc^r to having a single tul)C', effcx tively éliminât ing the [)rac tice of using tuk's (kHlicatcHi s}X‘cifically to carr>ing xvr ccx)kTS. Current law allows two tube's or intlatabk* dc'vices p(‘r pcnson. THE INSIDE SCOOP OUR VIEW: BAN CONTAINERS Toward the bottom of Monday night's City Council agenda sits an ordinance that will be a game changer for the city of New Braunfels — if our elected officials have the courage to pass it as written. We support the container ban. — FORUM. 4A 30 AMERICAN TROOPS KILLED 388 RUN IN VARGAS 5K Insurgents shot down a U.S. military helicopter in eastern Afghanistan, killing 30 Americans, most of them * . belonging to the same elite unit as the    " Navy SEALS who killed al- Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, as well as seven Afghan commandos. — NEWS.9A Scott Wood didn't know what to expect when he set up his timing station in preparation for the 2011 Nolan Vargas Scholarship 5K. When the numbers were finally in, the New Braunfels Running Club president was surprised when he read 388 people registered. — SPORTS. IB Vargas For breaking news, sports and traffic follow us on Twitter ©NewBraunfelsHZ il Become a New Braunfels Herald Ze t Facebook fan at facebook.coniV Sign up for daily e-newsletter by visiting the Herald-Zeiting online: ► CRYSTAL CLEAR GLO offered six figures to buy out water firm Crystal Clear exec says supplier rejected offer By Greg Bowen f he Herald-Zeitung The (leneral I and ()ttH r which IS planning ono ot the largest dev(‘lo[)ni(»nts c'ver in the N(*vv BrvumU'K area, oltc'red a "low si\ tig ure" sum in ,in attc'inpi i<» buy its way out ot having ( rystal ( k\ir VVat(‘r SuppK ( orp. provide its vv.iter, ( rystal ( lt*ar exe( ulive s.ud. The (il O's novv-urulevel o(HhI I /)H4-a( r(‘ trac t .th m;' I- 55 northeast ot the c iK lies within the sl.itf' p<'rinin--( rvstal '■ lear scrvi( o <m( a, Mikt' fournici, adi ii.ii'-trator ot San Marcos t»as('d ( rystal ( k*ar, stiid th(> bu\ out ofter was made duiing ,i mcH'ting in JO 10 iK'twcc'n ( rystal ( lear and tht* (iK ) with Hal ( rott, (jI () (l»*pul\ commissioner ot asset man ageni('nt, attending. See WATER, Page 10A WEATHER. 10A KATIE CAVANEE GOODWIN FRAZIER ELEMENTARY Pliotos by LAURA McKENZIE | Herald /eitung Alissa D'Amore, left, Luke Ricfiards and C.J. Morrow prepare for an afternoon of tubing at Hinman Island Park on Friday along the Comal River m New Braunfels JZl Exceptionally hot day High: 104 Low: 76 Afeby. NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL When: 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Monday Where: (Jity Hall, 424 S.Castell Ave. UndcT the' profX)sal, c'ach tulx^r would still be allowed a single ctMjIer up to 16 cjuarts in c a[>ac ity. "You'd be able to have one tube — and a c(K)ler, which would not Ix* ai)le to Ix' in its own tulx'," Mayor ( iaie Pospisil said. Stalters said the container l)an would limit littc'ring, rcxluce the c ity's river-trash See BAN, Page 10A Eflcum, Planner____ SiKUÎÎ ____ TV iD^ le sc 5C AA M IS 60 \tol 15ÖI No 231 4 sections, 2G page<^ 56825 00002 $150 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 of the 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 Friday Watering with a hose, soaker hose, bucket or drip irrigation system is OK before 10 a.m. and after 8 p m. GC3QEÏ3SOGD 830-606-3451 aicHTCim ONCPtiiec 1212 725 IH-3S Souw * Walwut Ext. New BñAwtrm.* SwOP OwUMC 24/7 g VAlliAfmCMEVY.CtHi ANAftCTCANtEWUmOM, ;