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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 26, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas GOODfORYOU Photo submitted Marie Fletcher, left, and Martha Joyce were named honorary 4-H members. 2 receive honorary 4-H memberships at banquet The Comal County 4-H members, parents, leaders and supporters celebrated the accomplishments of 4-H members in Comal County at the annual 4-H Awards Banquet Aug. 12, at the Comal County Fairgrounds. The theme for the evening was “Roping Success in 4-H.” Honorary 4-H memberships were awarded to Martha Joyce and Marie Fletcher for their hours of dedicated service to the youth of Comal County. The Outstanding Club Award is presented annually to a 4-H club in the county that has conducted effective club meetings, maintained discipline, and exhibited excellent adult and leader involvement. This year the Bulverde 4-H Club was recognized, with Patty Shippey and Amanda Shippey serving as the club managers. 4-H members Britany Friesenhahn and Amanda Shippey were the 4-H recipients of the two $450 Comal County Jr. livestock Show Association scholarships. Kathryn Taylor received a $1,000 scholarship from the Extension Education clubs of Comal County. Receiving Texas 4-H Foundation Scholarships were Zane Schwarzlose ($15,000), Julie Milsap, Kathryn Taylor, Kevin Hoegenauer and Meredith Spain. The new 4-H year begins Sept. I. Those interested in learning more about the Comal County 4-H program can contact the Comal County office of Texas Cooperative Extension by phone at (830) 620-3440, visit the office at 325 Resource Drive or view their Web page at comal Check the Herald-Zeitung in the next few days for more 4-H honors and awards. Biithdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: I Barbara Gray I Isabel P. Rodriguez I Rose Schulz, 80 years old, Aug. 25 I Maryann Cruz, belated How to get your news into the Herald-Zeitung Residents are encouraged to share their accomplishments, special moments and community events. You can submit by: ■ Mail — 707 Lands St 78130. ■ E-mail — [email protected] ■ Information — Call 625-9144, ext. 222 Updated forecasts: Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click "go" button. TEXAS FORECAST TODAY Partly cloudy Rain: 20% Hi: 101 Low: 74 Saturday Mostly sunny Rain: 20% Hi: 100 Low: 75 # Sunday Mostly sunny Rain: 20% Hi: IOO Low: 75 Monday Partly doudy Rain: 20% Hi: 96 Low: 72 Tuesday Partly doudy Hi: 98 Low: 74 BY THE NUMBERS SUN and MOON Sunrise today 7:05 a.m. Suneet today 8:04 p.m. New 9/3 MOON PHASES ^Istqtr./    Full M Last qtr. W 9    9/18    ^    9/25 POLLEN COUNTS Mold    Moderate Pigweed    Low Grass    Low Ragweed_Low COASTAL FORECAST Rat AnmMK Partly doudy with a less than 20 percent chance of showers in afternoon, east winds around 10 mph increasing to southeast in the afternoon. High in upper 90s inland, mid 90s coast k wril be mostly dear tonight with southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph in evening becoming light Low in mid 70s inland, upper 70s coast IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows_8/24 Canyon Dam    97/74 New Braunfels Airport 99/71 Rainfall    8/24 Month Canyon Dam    0    4.07 New Braunfels    0    1.58 Water Flows    8/25 Change Edwards Aquifer 678.8    -0.4 J-17 Well    678.8    -0.4 Comal River    356    -1.0 cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 8/25 Changa Inflow    193    -3.0 cubic ft/second Outflow    215    0 cubic ft/second Lake level 909.11    -0.03 feet above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report 8/25 Surface water    7.902 million gallons Well level    5.600 million gallons ACROSS TEXAS as of 8 a m. Thursday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/88/69//Ptldy Austin/99/72//PCIdy Dallas-FtWorth/100/79//Clr El Paso/89/73//PCIdy Houston/95/77//PCIdy Lubbock/94/71//Clr San Antonio/98/77//PCIdy ACROSS THE NATION as of 8 a.m. Thursday City/ HI/ Lo/ Pro/ Otlk Albuquerque/87/63//PCIdy Atlanta/85/74/.06/PCIdy Baltimore/83/56//Clr Burlington,Vt/71/50//Clr Cheyenne/88/54//PCIdy Ch icago/76/63//PCIdy Cincinnati/84/62//Clr Cleveland/76/60//Clr Denver/91/62//PCIdy Detroit/79/60//PCIdy Honolulu/90/78/.01 /Clr lndianapolis/81/63//PCIdy Kansas City/8171/.69/Rain Las Vegas/97/81 //F*Cldy Los Angeles/83/64//Clr Milwaukee/74/64//Cldy Mpls-St Paul/75/68//Cldy Nashville/92/73//PCIdy New Orleans/92/80//Rain New York City/78/67//Clr Philadelphia/83/63//Clr Phoenix/101 /85//Clr Pittsburgh/79/56//Clr St Louis/81/70/.02/Rain Salt Lake City/91/58//PCIdy San Diego/75/68//Ctr San Francisco/74/57//PCIdy Seattle/78/59//Clr Washington,D.C785/62//Clr WEATHER EXTREMES High 113 at Death Valley, Calif. Low 21 at Stanley, Idaho DAVID INGRAM Herald Zeitung West Coll Street remained closed to through traffic Thursday as both New Braunfels Street Department and New Braunfels Utilities crews worked where the street intersects with South Casten Avenue. For Local Dims ■ Detour The east (northbound side) Interstate 35 frontage road has been converted to one-way northbound traffic from FM 306 to Kohlenberg Road. Southbound traffic will be directed north to Kohlenberg Road, then southbound on the west side frontage road. ■ Reopens: In three months. ■ Wortc This section of the road will be reduced to one-way traffic for installation of drainage and roadway construction. COMINGSUNDAY On their own Parents, children experience changes as they head to college. COMMUNITY Library closed for additions, collection moving You should know: New Braunfels Library will be closed today, Friday and Saturday to add new shelves and move parts of the collection. The iibrary will reopen at 10 a.m. Monday. WORKSHOPS Low-Impact Dance Aerobics Class Time: 8:15 a.m. Location: Seele Parish House You should know: Class consists of a cardiovascular workout, strength training with light weights, stretching and relaxation. Information: 625-9295 Small Business Summit Date: Today Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center You should know: Governor Rick Perry will host summit.Topics include: How to get financing from various sources, opportunities for exporting, how to develop your workforce, taxes and tax credits, starting your own small business and how to do business with the State. Fee includes materials, breaks and lunch. Registration at sions/ecodev/sba Cost: $50 per person. REMINDERS WORKSHOPS American Legion Post 35 poppy distribution You should know:The American Legion Post 35 and Auxiliary will be conducting their annual poppy distribution during the upcoming Labor Day weekend. Members will be located at several businesses in the local area.This year's distribution is dedicated to active duty personnel, who hopefully will soon be "veterans." Girl Scout Registration Rally Date: Saturday Time: 9 to 11 a.m. Location: 345 Howard You should know: Girls K-12th are invited, refreshments will be served. Registration cost for girls and adults is $10. Information: Call Wendy Hollis at 624-8748 Daughters of the Republic of Texas Date: Saturday Time: 9:30 a.m. Location: Forke Store, Conservation Plaza You should know: Business meeting and planning for District VMI workshop Information: Call Veanna Crawford at 606-1308 Annual Pilgrim Country Festival Date: Saturday Time: 9:30 a.m. — all day Location: Pilgrim Community Center, FM 1116 Southwest of Gonzales. You should know: Live music, silent auction, car show, unique arts and crafts booths, food and drink booths. Cost: Free admission Information: (830) 437-2470 Good Time Polka and Waltz Club Date: Sunday Time: 3 to 7 p.m. Location: Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St. You should know: Music by The Little Fishermen Orchestra. Guests welcome. Information: 625-0275 New Braunfels Running Club Date: Sunday Time: 5 to 7 p.m. Location: The island. You should know: Picnic. All members and those wishing to join are invited. FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2005 DAILY PLANNER SectionB Herald-Zeitung VFW Post 7110 Bingo Time: 7 p.m. Location: 600 Peace Ave. Chalupa and Fajita Dinner Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Location: American Legion, 410 W. Coll You should know: Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 179 Cost: $6 Information: 625-0179 (after 3 p.m.) To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at mmccaghrenOherald-zeitung. com ■MHN HH HI Information: susanphillipsl Cowboy Breakfast, Country Western Church Service Date: Sunday Time: 9 a.m. Location: St. Francis by the Lake Episcopal Church, 13250 Hwy 306 You should know: Come in your favorite western wear, bring a friend. Cost: Free lnformation:(830) 964-3820 or [email protected] Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2999 Date: Monday Time: 4 p.m. You should know: Fun night with darts, pool, shuffleboard and card games. Dinner served at 7 p.m. All members are invited. Information: Call Marsha Kiesling at 625-2734 Crisis Center Volunteer Training Date: Mondays and Thursdays, beginning Aug. 29 You should know:Training is 6 weeks, materials are free. Information: Call Alexis Myers at (800) 434-8013 Children's Advocacy Center Open House Date: Tuesday Time: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: 111 E. Commerce St. You should know:The public is invited to attend and tour the facility. Alzheimer and Dementia Workshop Date: Tues* y Time: 9 to 10:30 a.m. Location: Outreach Building, corner of Casten and Coll You should know: Free to the public. RSVPTour and Cruise Date: Wednesday Deadline You should know:The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program is sponsoring a Western Caribbean cruise for Feb. 2-12, 2006. Deadline to book is Wednesday with a $250 deposit. A New Year's celebration in Philadelphia leaves Dec. 29, 2005. Deadline to book is Sept. 23 with deposit. Information: Call Steve Doerr at (830) 379-0300 Noon Book Review Date: Sept. 1 Time: Noon Location: New Braunfels Public Library You should know: C. R. Pope will review 'Alexander Hamilton: A Life' by Ron Chernow. TODAY'S EVENTS New Braunfels Farmers Market Time: 3 to 6 p.m. Location: First Protestant Church parking lot, 205 S. Casten You should know: Drawing each week for a half-bushel basket of homegrown fruit and vegetables. MANDY REARY/Herald-Zeitung DONT MISS SVHS OPENING DAY The Smithson Valley Rangers will play Round Rock Westwood at 7:30 p.m. tonight in Rangers Stadium. Tickets will be sold from 8 to 11 a.m. today at the fieldhouse and until the end of C lunch in the cafeteria at 2 p.m. Reserved seats are $7, general admission is $6 for adults and $3 for students. All seats at the gate will be $7, cash only. Houston 96 777 San Antonio 98 /78‘ VU Assoamtmt Pmss Friday, Aug. 26 AccuWeather .com tor ecast tor daytime cond It tons, tow/htqh temperatures ■ ;