New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 29, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Saturday, July 29, 2000
838 West Court • Seguin, TX
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Temperatures indicate Friday’s high and overnight low to 8 p.m. Eastern Time.
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National Temperature Extremes for Friday
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Quality Pre-owned Cars & Trucks
"A Ne* Braunfels tradition since IW’
‘A New Braunfels lradition Since 1944’
► Community centers
CANYON LAKE ACTION CENTER
COMAL COUNTY SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER
noon - congregate meals (Saturday)
Smoke-free bingo - American Legion Post No. 35, early birds at 1:30 p.m. and regular bingo at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the post home. 4210 Farm-to-Market Road 482.
► Sign Up
Frank Kosub and Sounds of Country play 9 p.m. to 1 a m. at County Cabaret, 839 Farm-to-Market Road 467, in Seguin.
The Post Ladies Auxiliary will host the third annual Spring Fling Chili Cook-Off today and Sunday, July 29 and 30 at VFW Post #8315, 1000 FM Road 78 in Schertz. The popular event is sanctioned by the Chili Appreciation Society of America. Both experienced and novice chili cookers and connoisseurs are invited to enter the culinary competition, held to raise funds for various VFW-sponsored charities. Cook-off winners compete for prizes and for points to advance in higher-level competitions. Cook-Off registrations will begin promptly at 8 a m. today and Sunday with registration fees of $18 and $15, respectively. For more information, call Jimmy Gonzales at 658-9774
Hastings Books, Music and Video
presents a Franklin the Turtle Party beginning at 2 p.m. There will be a special appearance by Franklin. For information, call 643-0685
Grab your swimsuit and head to Landa Park for Youth Night today. Youth Night is a brand new program sponsored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department which will take place periodically throughout the year. The first session is 8 to 11 p.m. at the Aquatic Complex Olympic Pool. Youth Night is open to youth ages 10 to 14, and it will feature swimming, music, games, and other activities. The cost of the program $5 per participant. Registration will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the pool. A waiver must be signed for each youth participating. Participants must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian. For information, call the Landa Recreation Center at 608-2167.
The Kingsbury Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to their 31st annual Benefit Bar-B-Que and Drawing from 3 p.m. to midnight, "I he event will feature an Old Time Fiddlers Contest, auction and a display of vintage rescue equipment. Dinner plates are $5 for children and $6 for adults.
For information, call 830-639-4080.
The New Braunfels High School Cheerleaders host their annual bake sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wal-Mart (south entrance). Items for sale include baked goodies, sausage-on-a-stick and ice cold drinks.
^ Support Groups
The Cerebral Palsy Foundation
seeks families who have children (birth to 12) affected by cerebral palsy. We seek all that are affected to start a new chapter in your area. We offer financial and emotional support along with many free services. At last, you are not alone. Please call toll free 1-888-872-7966.
Precious Life, a non-profit communi
ty service aiding youth and teens in coping with everyday problems will host a Walking for Christ Marathon beginning at 10 a.m. in San Marcos. The marathon will begin at Antioch Church of Our Lord on 401 Centre Street. For information or to preregister, call 1 -830-379-3291 or send e-mail to PLC [email protected]
Open AA meeting for women is 10
a.m. every Saturday at the Bulverde United Methodist Church located at 28300 U.S. 281 N.
The LifeTransition Center, a division of Hospice New Braunfels, is exploring the need for an AIDS/HIV support group. The focus of the group will be to address their special concerns. The support group will be facilitated by a professional psychotherapist. All inquiries are kept confidential. For information, call Jane Wyatt at 625-0369.
Alcoholics Anonymous Women’s Solution Group will hold an open, nonsmoking meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin, CCD building. The Women’s Solution Group meets each Saturday.
McKenna Memorial Hospital is
offering a free class for mothers-to-be who expect to deliver at McKenna’s Maternity Center. For information call 609-9111, ext. 3254 to leave a message and a nurse will return your call.
The New Braunfels Crisis Pregnancy Center is open six days a week: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. The center also is open on Thursday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Call 629-7565.
Natural Bridge Caverns rM
• Monday — Inside lane from .5 miles south of FM 725 to .5 miles south of Texas 46 closed for preparation work to pave center median
• Through June 6, 2001 — One lane each way of Farm-to-Market road 725 will be closed for one-quarter mile north and south of Interstate 35 and traffic will be shifted to the south side of the road while workers construct an overpass for FM 725.
• Through Sept. 21—Stahl Lane will be closed to through traffic as Comal County Road Department constructs a drainage structure.
• Until Sept. 30 — Northbound outside lane on Interstate 35 frontage from Executive Drive to Farm-to-Market 725 as crews reconstruct the northbound frontage road.
• Until Sept. 30 — Southbound outside lane on Interstate 35 frontage road from Farm-to-Market Road 25 to Fern Street as crews reconstruct southbound frontage road.
• Until July 1, 2001 — Northbound and southbound frontage roads along Interstate 35 reduced to one lane from .5 mile south of Farm-to-Market 725 overpass to .5 mile north of Guadalupe River as crews continue construction.
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^ Guadalupe Co. burn ban
SEGUIN — Guadalupe County has imposed a burn ban similar to the one in effect in Comal County.
Guadalupe County Fire Marshal Don McFarland’s office issued the order on Tuesday.
No outdoor burning is permitted in the unincorporated areas of the county except in a closed and screen-covered container
The order is in effect until further notice.
It is not expected to be lifted until weather conditions permit.
“Due to the hazardous dry conditions, any outdoor burning is discouraged,” said McQueeney Volunteer Fire Department chief Tim Bogisch.
► Seeking fair queen
The Comal County Fair Association is looking for girls who will be juniors in a Comal County school this coming school year (2000 to 2001) to participate in the Fair Queen’s Contest. The winners will participate in visiting fairs and fetivals for the coming year and will represent our community throughout the South Texas region, lf you are interested, contact Flo or Claudia weekdays during business hours at 606-6659 or 625-6916.
► Marion yard sale
Citizens of Marion Working for a Healthy Environment are hosting a neighborhood yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at 2605 S. Santa Clara Rd. at the intersection of Seguin Road in Marion.
Take Santa Clara Road off Farm-to-Market Road 78 and go two miles south to the Lower Seguin Road (house on the corner), or take the Santa Clara exit off 1-10 and go two miles north to the Lower Seguin Road intersection. Come early for breakfast tacos and coffee. Lunch will be grilled hamburgers. The event includes baked goods, lawnmowers, toys, baby items, dishes, name brand clothing, an antique 24-gallon oak barrel butter churn and more. For information 830-914-4221.
1281 Gruene Road, 606-1281
George McClure, 1 p.m., no cover Johnny Dee and the Rocket ‘88s 9 p.m. $12 cover charge Sunday
Sean Castillo, 12:30 p.m., no cover Gary Primitch Band, 5 p.m., no cover
255 Saengerhalle Road 625-HALL (4255)
The Great Divide with Cross Canadian Ragweed, 9 p.rn, $12 cover
KCTI Summer Sundays with John Evans, 5 p.m., no cover Music in the Round w/Lance Hammack,
6 p.m., no cover
BAVARIAN VILLAGE, 212 W. Austin St.
Bohemian Dutchmen, 7:30 p.m.
$4 cover charge
RILEY S TAVERN
8894 F.M. 1102, (512) 392-3132
Papa & Texas Trio, 9 p.m. no cover charge Sunday The Songwriters Night, 7 p.m. no cover charge
Birthdays/ Anniversaries j
Happy Birthday to Laramie Boos (12 years), Pam Finley, Julie Erben, Garrett Matocha, Cody Bevil (6 years) and Maria Angelica “Angel” Perez (4 years).
Happy Anniversary to Frank and Sally ; Heynis (50 years) and Larry and Renee Boos (Aug. 11, 21 years)
To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.
Mostly sunny with Party cloudy with late afternoon 30 percent chance showers, high 95 showers, lows in
to IOO lower 70s
Saturday, July 29
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River flow NBU Pumping
Edwards Aquifer 640.1 Report
Comal River 197 Surface water
Canyon Dam inflow 5 cfs not available
Canyon Dam outflow 46 cfs well water
Canyon Dam lake level not available
904.78 ft. above mean sea level
Grass......................trace (Provided courtesy of Dr.
Weeds...................trace Frank Hampel)
Sunrise...............6:50 a.m. First quarter..........Aug. 6
Sunset................8:27 p.m. Fullmoon............Aug.15
Last quarter........Aug. 22
New moon...........July 31
Johnny Dee and the Rocket 88’s play Gruene Hall tonight beginning at 9. For information, call 629-5077.
Extended forecast: Sunday through Tuesday, partly cloudy with a slight chance of afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. Lows 72 to 76, highs 94 to 99. Wednesday partly to mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 70s.