New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 1, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Thursday, June I, 2000Heute TODAY HOY DIA
Mostly cloudy Highs low 90s S wind, 10-20 mph
(Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel)
Edwards Aquifer......................not available
Comal River............................not available
Canyon Dam inflow.........................105 cfs
Canyon Dam outflow.........................88 cfs
Canyon Dam lake level.............905.43 feet
above mean sea level
NBU pumping report
Surface water............7.930 million gallons
Well water.................. 1.707 million gallons
First quarter.....................................June 8
Full moon........................................June 16
Last quarter....................................June 24
New moon........................................June 2
Partly cloudy Lows mid 70s S wind,
Thursday, June 1
AccuWeathef forecast for daytime conditions, high/low temperatures
Extended forecast: Friday, mostly cloudy mornings, partly cloudy afternoons. Highs in the low 90s. Saturday through Monday, partly cloudy with a chance of evening showers. Highs in the 90s. Lows around 70.
In the city
• Both northbound and southbound lanes of Loop 337 from 1/5 of a mile from Business 35 to Summerwood Drive will be reduced to 10-foot lanes until March 2001.
• The boat ramp on the Guadalupe River under Interstate 35 is closed and will not re-open until spring 2003. The closure is necessary for the removal and replacement of the I-35 bridges over the Guadalupe River.
• Northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 35 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. from half mile north of the Guadalupe River to one mile south of the Farm-to-Market Road 725 overpass will be closed today as crews saw cut the edge of the 725 overpass and restripe near the 725 overpass. Crews will close the right lane in each direction, then the left lane. Lane closures also will take place at night to enable the contractor to set concrete traffic barriers.Heads Up►Summer camp
New Braunfels Christian Academy’s Summer Fun and Summer Camp programs are available Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 1 through Aug. 18.
Summer Fun is for ages three to six, available on a contract or drop-in basis. Children enjoy arts and - crafts, Bible stories, recreation, music, cooking, water play and snacks.
Summer Camp is for children ages seven to 10. These campers take field trips, swim, gain computer skills, Bible truths and participate in sports activities. Both three and five days per week rates are available. For information, call 629-6222. '► School clinic
A Christus Santa Rosa school-based clinic takes place from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today at Krueger Elementary School in Marion. For information, call (210) 260-7711 or 914-2803, ext. 247. Immunizations will be given.►Art show
The Hummel Museum and Art Gallery, 199 Main Plaza, presents a Summer Art Show. The show will run from Friday through June 30.
Prizes to be announced at an artist reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 9. Refreshments will be served. All entries must be ready to hang. For information, call The Hummel Museum and Art Gallery at 625-5636 and ask for Cristy.►Children’s benefit
A benefit for the children of Tracy V. Wages will take place at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Country Cabaret,
839 Farm-to-Market Road 467, Seguin. A barbecue dinner and auction will take place, as well as a four-band dance. For information, call (830) 379-2995.►Vegetable show
The New Braunfels Men’s Garden Club and the Guada Coma Garden Club are sponsoring this year’s Vegetable Show taking place Saturday in the parking lot of New Braunfels Utilities. The show is open to individuals with vegetable gardens. Entries are accepted from 9 to 10 a.m. with judging from 10 to 11 a.m. Judges’ comments and viewing of the entries is from 11 a.m. to noon. Entry forms are available at the Comal County Extension Office. The categories are Open Vegetables, Fruits, Cut Flowers, Potted Plants and Children’s Gardens.Birthdays/ Anniversaries
Happy Birthday to Manuel Velasquez Jr. (40 years), Casandra Ortiz (17 years), Gloria R. Gomez, Sarah Villarreal (5 years) and Moises Solis.
To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.Out of the Backpack
WHATS FOR LUNCH?
New Braunfels ISD Lamar Primary, Lone Star Primary, Memorial Primary, Carl Schurz Elementary, Memorial Intermediate, Seele Elementary Breakfast: manager’s choice; Lunch: sandwich, pickle spear, chips, apple, Amish cookie, milk Memorial Elementary, OakRun, middle and high schools Breakfast: manager’s choice; Lunch: sandwich, pickle spear, chips, apple, Amish cookie, milkGovernment
County Commissioners’ Court —
8:15 a.m. today in the Commissioners’ Courtroom, Comal County Courthouse Annex, 150 N. Seguin, third floor.
City of New Braunfels Safe City Commission — 7 p.m. today, New Braunfels Law Enforcement Center, Municipal Courtroom, 1488 S. Seguin St.
New Braunfels City Council —
6:30 p.m. today for a special meeting, New Braunfels Municipal Building, conference room A/B, 424 S. Casten Avenue.Clubs
“A Course in Miracles” meeting, facilitated by Dr. Bill Sawyer in open group discussion — 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Thursday at Unity Church of Practical Christianity, 642 Comal St. This support group is open to anyone desiring spiritual growth. A love offering is accepted at each meeting. For information, call 625-2434.
Fraternal Order of Eagles —
smoke-free bingo at 7 p.m. every Thursday at 207 E. South St. in New Braunfels.
Comal Community Band —
rehearsals at 7:30 p.m. today at the New Braunfels Middle School band hall. Rehearsals take place every Thursday. The organization is open to
anyone who reads music and plays a band instrument. No audition is required. The band will start summer rehearsals on June 8. For information, call 625-0424.
New Braunfels Kiwanis Club —
noon today at Ryan’s Family Steakhouse, 485 East Business 35. The group meets every Thursday.
Marion ISD Community Library —
storytime for ages 3 and 4 at 10 a.m. every Thursday at the library. Jo Ullman and Jackie Valentine, retired elementary teachers, present the program.
New Braunfels Lions Club —-
11:30 a.m. for lunch and noon for the program every Thursday at the Senior Center.
Comal Garden Club members —
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Elly Sampieres’ house to work on the club scrapbook.
Men’s Garden Club — 7:30 p.m. today at the Extension Office, 132 S. Water St. The program by Bill Biggadike will be on Garden Enhancements, with Jason and Brenda Goggans as hosts. Bring items for show and tell and for sharing with others.Community Centers
COMAL COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. — fitness center 8:15 to 9:15 a.m. — aqua aerobics
with Nadya Lehmann 9:30 a.m. — quilters and beginning Spanish
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. — thrift shop open
11:30 a.m. — congregate meals noon — Lions Club 1 p.m. — pinochle and team bridge
CANYON LAKE ACTION CENTER
9 a.m. — crafts
10:30 a.m. — senior exercise 5:30 p.m. — line dance classHave A Heart
The Comal County Women’s Center needs help with childcare on Monday and Wednesday evenings.
The childcare services allows mothers to attend counseling and support activities. For information or to help, call 620-7520.
Volunteers are needed at Connections to answer telephones, perform clerical work, assist in lawn maintenance, tutor youth and mentor youth and families.
lf interested, call Joanna at 608-9032 or fill out an application at 227 Courtyard Drive, New Braunfels.
Personnel from New Braunfels Independent School District’s
Opportunities to Rebound campus are requesting donations of certain clothing items for students in the discipline management school — Alternative Education Placement. Students need white dress shirts with no logos, ties, and straight-leg blue jeans.
Drop donations off at the campus, located at 902 W. San Antonio St. For information, call 629-2483.
Family Outreach of Comal County
needs interested adults older than age 21 for volunteer opportunities, lf you have a special skill you would like to share for a few hours a month, call 620-1299.Sign Up
NBHS class of 1990 is looking for addresses for the 10-year reunion. All 1990 graduates, friends or family: please send addresses to Class of 1990, 14030 Hargrove Road, Houston, TX 77070 by July 15 or post the address on
www.highschoolalumni.com so that graduates can be receiving information about the reunion.
Applications are being accepted
at New Braunfels Housing Authority for Elderly/Disabled at our Laurel Plaza Departments located at 300 Laurel Ln., (830) 625-6908. Applications will be accepted Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Rack’em Up Billiards and Games
is forming a Doubles/8-Ball League. Sign up is limited to 20/2 man teams. Also, a Junior League for people under 18 is also forming. Sign up at Rack’em Up, 549 Landa St. For information, call 620-2345.
The Community Council of South Central Texas, Inc., Family Planning Clinic offers free breast cancer screening for women ages 50 to 64 in Comal County. For information, call 625-3471.Support Groups
McKenna Memorial Hospital offers 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.
New Braunfels Crisis Pregnancy Center is open six days a week: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. The center also is open from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Call 629-7565 for an appointment.
Narcotics Anonymous, New Braunfels Group, meets at 7 p.m. Thursday at 172 S. Hickory next to
Cross Lutheran Church.
ARCIL of San Marcos provides advocacy, information and referral, peer support for inclusion into the community for persons with disabilities. It also provides independent life skills training to assist people with disabilities to become empowered and integrated into the community. For information, call (512) 396-5790.
ARCIL of San Marcos has initiated a Rural Information and Training Services project for individuals and families in Comal County. The project helps participants understand and increase their involvement with representatives from schools, the Texas Rehabilitation Commission; facilitate the establishment of parent peer groups; increase cooperation among schools, private organizations and public agencies to improve information and training for parents and individuals; and assist establishment of a parent-led alliance. For information, call Lyndelie Tiemann at (800) 572-2973.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets daily at noon, 5:30 and 8 p.m., except Sunday, when they meet at 11 a.m. at 1142 Eikel Road.
Comal County Women Center’s Working the Steps supplemental study and discussion meets at 5 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month.
For information, call 620-7520.
Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. Thursdays at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin. The meetings are smoke-free.Contact Us
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