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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 16, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas coming Wednesday CLUBS DON'T FORGET GOVERNMENT CLUBS Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Kathy Fulkner ■ Tom Kiesling ■ Pete Villerall ■ Patti Westbrook, 50 years old ■ Tbdd Schneider, Dec. 14 ■ Emma Jean Grabill, Dec. 15 HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Ray and Anil Miller, 25 years, Dec. 15 Bryan Evans and his mother, Diane Mills. Evans named outstanding engineering graduate Bryan Evans, a 1999 graduate of New Braunfels High School, was named the top engineering graduate by the University of Texas at Austin during graduation ceremonies Dec. 6. Evans, 22, was selected by the associate dean of academic affairs and awarded the Engineering Outstanding Schol-ar-Leader award. The award is presented each semester to a graduating senior in recognition of sustained superior academic performance and exceptional leadership while pursuing an engineering degree. Evans also was awarded two endowed presidential scholarships. He served as president of Sigma Gamma Tau and is a member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. “Bryan and his design partner are doing one of the most thorough designs I have seen in almost 20 years of teaching spacecraft and mission design," said one of Bryan’s professors. Evans earned his bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering. More than 40 friends and family members honored Evans’achievement Saturday night with a reception at the River Chase subdivision country club. , Evan’s parents, Diana and Douglas Mills of New Braunfels, said Evans will pursue a master’s degree at UT-Austin, beginning in January. “Bryan originally wanted to work for NASA,” his mother, Diana Mills, said. "But since receiving the award, he’s had a lot of job offers. We’re very proud of him. In fact, it’s hard to describe my feelings for what he’s accomplished.” Evans has one sister, Ashley, who is a freshman at New Braunfels High School. — Scott Mahon GOODFORYOU REBECCA S. ROGERS/Herald-Zeitung TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2003 DAILY PLANNER SectionB Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Features Editor Brian Grant at 625 9144. ext. 222, or bv e mail at bgrantgherald-zeitung. com TODAY'S EVENTS Room, 1060 Elbe! Road. Season of giving Charities push into overdrive during holidays. New Century Lions Club Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: TJ's on Loop 337 Information: Call Corey Hall at 980-3367. New Braunfels Rotary Club — Evening Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Smokehouse Canyon Leks Rotary Club Time: noon Location: VFW Post 8573 in Sattler You should know: Lunch served. Information: Call 964-4744. New Braunfels Toastmasters Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Location: Summit Center, 2405 I-35 S. Information: Call 625-2217. , Canyon Lake Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting Time: 6 p.m. Location: Canyon Lake Golf Club. American Legion and Auxiliary Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Post No. 643. New Braunfels Marsch-und Wandargruppe Location: River City Smoked Meat Company. FM 725 You should know: Annual Christmas party; must guarantee them 40 people. Please call to reserve a place. Information: Call 625-6330 or 620-6522. Guadalupe County Genealogical Society Christmas party Time: 7 p.m. Location: Fentress home of Al and Joyce Hagedorn You should know: Mail dish and beverages provided. Bring a side dish or dessert. Meet at Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library at 5:30 p.m. to carpool. Information: Call Ed Schramm at (830) 379-5488. Community Council of South Central Texas Time: 11:30 a.m. to noon Location: Laurel Plaza Community Room, 300 Laurel Lane You should know: Lunch for those 60 years and older. Free transportation to site. Cost: Suggested donation, $1.25 City Council, spacial meeting Time: 6 p.m. Location: Municipal Building, Conference Room A. Edwards Aquifer Authority Time: 3 p.m. Location: Conference Center of the authority's office. 1615 N. St. Mary's, San Antonio. NBISD Board of Trustees Time: 7 p.m. Location: The Education Center Board Room, 430 W. Mill St. REMINDERS REBECCA S. ROGERS/Herald-Zeitung DONT MISS CAROLING ON THE PLAZA Veronica Sarkozi, Martie Rodriguez, Caroline Weston, Wayne Rahe, Mary Halseth and Herbert Strunk warm up the holidays while singing “Jingle Bells” on the Plaza. Caroling on the Plaza takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bandstand. Participants should bring their own lawn chairs and flashlights. Information: Call 629-1751. Social Services of Guadalupe Valley Hospital Tirpe: 5:30 p.m. Location: Guadalupe Valley Hospital, 1215 E. Court St., Seguin You should know: Offering free and confidential grief support sessions Information: Call (830) 401-7348 Alzheimer Support Group Time: 3:30 p.m. Location: Hope Hospice, 611 N Walnut Ave. Information: Call 625-6291 or 625-7500. • Tho Diabetes Education and Support Group Time: 2 to 3:30 p.m. Location: Cross Lutheran Church, 2171 Common St. You should know: Topic is 'New Year's Pledge for Behavior Changes' Information: Call Paula Morales at 629-8181 or Carol Schroeter at 627-0005 Line Dance Time: 9 a m. Location: CRRC of Canyon Lake. Prescription Assistance Program Time: 9 a.m. Location: CRRC of Canyon Lake. Beginners Knitting Clap,a Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: CRRC of Canyon Lake. Precinct 4 Meeting with Jan Kennedy Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Tye Preston Memorial Library. Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District Time: 7 p.m. Location: Central Office Board Canyon Lake Republican Woman Christmas Party Date: Wednesday Time: 6 p.m. Location: Gristmill River Restaurant, Gruene You should know: Cash bar, Christmas skit, 2004 officers will be installed. Cost: $25 per person Information: Call Donna Holmes at 899-7225. Skat Tournament Date: Wednesday Time: 7 p.m. Location: Solms. Post 35 You should know: Winners from last week were Aubrey Constable, Chester Boenig, Mike Kivlin, Bernie Krebsbach, James C. Stolte, Erwin Lepp, Jason Haliburton, Russell Krueger. New Braunfels Astronomy Club Date: Thursday Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Public library You should know: Winter Hexagon brings Orion and other highlights to evening skies. Information: Call 620-5114. North Polo Village Date: Friday and Saturday Time: 7 to 10 p.m. Location. CRRC of Canyon Lake You should know: Santa's post office, bakery, petting zoo, elves' house, toy factory, gift market, Santa's house, village church, cafe and sleigh ride. Cost: $3 Information: Call (830) 964-3003. Blood Drivo Date: Saturday Location: Home Depot, 1360 1-35 N You should know: Conducted by South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Information: Call 800-292-5534, ext. 1385. WEATHER c LlctS Updated forecasts: JMa Type "city, state" or zip code into space (v'jjI provided and click “go' button.    today Partly cloudy .    Hi: 60 TEXAS FORECAST    ^ 29 Tuesday, Dec. 16 ACCU Weathor.COm Iou* <ist tor daytime conditions, low/high temperatures___ 6-DAY OUTLOOK FOS NEW BRAUNFELS AND COMAL COUNTY # COLO r^J ’ “ Amarillo 23“/46° OK LA NM Midland 26VS4* wichita FU. j*4VW |k    a    I    Dallas    40°. Austin jsOVao* San Antonio j39*/B1* MEXICO X [ Brownsville ]MV7* | • © 2003 AocuWeather. Inc. Sunny Pf Cloudy Cloudy Showers T storms Ram Flumes Snow Ice iris AsuoctalmS PreM SUN and MOON Sunrise today 7:21 a rn Sunset today 5:36 p in MOON PHASES i Last qtr. 12/16 12/23 Full 1/8 POLLEN COUNTS Tress    Low N/A COASTAL FORECAST Port Aransas: Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing Breezy Highs in the Iwoer 60s. North winds 15 to .    Kl/a 25 mph. Mostly clear at night with lows in the mid 30s N'A    inland and upper 30s coast. North winds decreasing to www aaaai org/nab    around 10 mph. Mostly sunny Hi: 62 Low: 32 Thursday Sunny Hi: 64 Low: 38 Friday Partly cloudy Hi: 66 Low: 38 Saturday Partly doudy Hi: 68 Low: 40 BY THI NUMBERS IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows 12/M Canyon Dam 66/36 New Braunfels Airport 66/29 Rainfall 12/14 Month Bulverde n/a n/a Canyon Dam OOO 035 Fischer Store n/a n/a New Braunfels 0.01 0 33 Spring Branch n/a n/a Water Flows 12/IS Change Edwards Aquifer 680 4 +0.3 Comal River 365 0 cubic ft/second Canyon Dem 12/IS Change Inflow 180 -5 cubic It/second Outflow 120 0 cubic It/second Lake level 908 84 -0.05 leat abow mean sea level NRU Pumping Report 12/15 Surface water Well level n/a milium gallons n/a miNton gallons TODAY'S FORECASTS ACROSS TEXAS City, HI/ Lo/ Pre/ CHB Amaril!o/52/39//PCIdy Austin/77/39//Clr BrownsviMe/77/51 //Clr Dallas-Ft Worth/72/48//Clr El Paso/57/45//Clr Houston/73/44//PCidy Lubbock/59/48//Clr Midland-Odessa/69/47//Clr San Antonio/75/43//Clr • NATIONAL City. Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ 0Bk Bismarck/31/28/ 05/Clr Chicago/37/24//Snow Cincinnati/34/26//Rain Cleveland/32/28/03/Ram Columbus, Ohio/32/29//Ram Denvei/32/32/ 01 /Clr Des Momes/42/26//Snow Detroit/31/28//Ram Duluth/26/22//Snow Evansville/43/29//Rain Fargo/27/26/05/PCIdy Grand Rapids/32/26//Rain lndianapolis/33/26//Ram Kansas City/47/29//Clr Milwaukee/36/24//Snow Mpls-St Paul/29/24//Snow Oklahoma City/68/41 //PCIdy Omaha/35/26//Snow Rapid City/35/33//PCIdy St Loms/55/28//Cldy Sioux FaHs/32/26//Snow Topeka/48/30//Clr Tulsa/66/37//PCIdy Washington^ C /43/33//Clr Wichrta/42/28//PCIdy WEATHER EXTREMES High 83 at Alice low 2 at Happy Jack. Anz ■ Closure: Alternating ramp closures on northbound and southbound Interstate 35 frome Rueckle Road to south of FM 725 will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through Thursday. ■ Dot our: None. Expect delays. Advanced notice will be displayed for which ramp to take. ■ Work: Contractor will be doing hand work for striping For Commuters: San Antonio ■ Closure Westbound left lane of Loop 410 West frontage road from West Avenue to Jackson Roller is closed until further notice Center lane is closed from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p m daily. ■ Reopen# Whan Loop 410 widening project is completed. ■ Detour: None available ■ Work: Loop 410 widening. REBECCA I. ROGERS/Herald-Zertung A road worker checks for water lines and unities during street repair Monday morning on Interstate 35 southbound access road at Walnut Avenue. ;