New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 15, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
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Partly cloudy n r Highs around 90
Rain: 30 percent S, 10-15 mph
(Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel)
Edwards Aquifer........................657.2 feet
Comal River.....................................275 cfs
Canyon Dam inflow..................unavailable
Canyon Dam outflow.........................92 cfs
Canyon Dam lake level.............905.36 feet
above mean sea level
NBU pumping report
Surface water.............7.113 million gallons
Well water...............711,760 million gallons
First quarter.....................................July 8
Full moon........................................June 16
Last quarter....................................June 24
New moon..........................................July 1
I J Lows near 70
Rain: 30 percent
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 725 to Fem 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 Road 725 overpass to .5 mile north of Guadalupe River as crews continue construction.
RADAR TRAILER LOCATIONS TODAY —1900 McQueeney THURSDAY —500
Sunny Pt Cloudy Cloudy Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice
Friday, partly cloudy. Lows in the 70s. Highs in the 90s. Saturday and sunday..Late night and morning clouds. Otherwise partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers or thunderstorms. Lows in the 70s. Highs in the 90s.
Thursday, June 15
AccuWeather* forecast tor daytime conditions, low/high temperatures
C 2000 AccuWeather IncHeads Up► Park concert
The Grapes of Wrath will perform a variety of music from 7:30 to 10 p.m. today at the Landa Park Dance Slab. Admission to the concert is free. Glass containers are prohibited. Pets must be on leashes. In-line skates, skateboards, bikes and tricycles are prohibited on the dance slab on concert nights. Schedule is subject to change.►Hostage seminar
Comal Independent School District school and central office administrators, along with the New Braunfels Police Department and Comal County Sheriff’s Office, will participate in a school hostage survival training program from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today at Canyon High.
The program will be presented by Southwest Texas State University’s Institute of Criminal Justice Studies. For information contact Alicia Parra, CISD instructional coordinator, 625-8081, ext. 225.►GVTC meeting
Guadalupe Valley Telephone Cooperative, Inc.’s 45th annual Membership Meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 28 at the New Braunfels Civic Center with registration and the distribution of capital credits beginning at 5 p.m.►House concert
Hill Country House Concerts in Bulverde will present Katy Moffatt in an intimate acoustic show at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
Admission is $10 per person.►Gospel concert
Bells of Joy will present gospel music for Juneteenth from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday in downtown Seguin’s Central Park.
Patrons are asked to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets.
Local businesses and industries sponsor the concerts along with the City of Seguin Main Street Program. Among the sponsors are Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union, Structural Metals Inc. and State Bank & Trust of Seguin.►Art show
Beautiful Colors of Canyon Lake Artists judged show currently at the New Braunfels Art League Gallery, 239 W. San Antonio St. The show runs through June 28. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday afternoons.Birthdays/ Anniversaries
Happy Birthday to Heather Williams (10 years), Joyce A. Abel, Ann Larivey, Kathy deBerjeois, Kathryn Corona (11 years, belated),
Elizabeth M. Martinez (belated), Ashley Bading (belated, 11 years).
To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.Government
Comal County Commissioners’ Court — 8:15 a.m. today in the Commissioners’ Courtroom, Comal County Courthouse Annex, 150 N. Seguin, third floor.
New Braunfels Parks and Recreation — public meeting, 7 p.m. today, in Landa Park at the Landa Haus, 360 Aquatic Circle to get comments from residents on the recreation needs of the New Braunfels community.Clubs
“A Course in Miracles” — 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. 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 Comal County Senior Citizen Center.
Comal Garden Club — 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 Garden . Enhancements, with Jason and Brenda Goggans as hosts. Bring items for show and tell and for sharing with others.
New Braunfels High School Class of 1980 reunion - weekend of July 15. More detailed information will soon be mailed. Contact Martha Mendez at (512) 462-3979 to update addresses or register at www.highschoolalumni. com.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 Barbara Wilson 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 allow 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.
. The Comal County Women’s Center needs donations of blank notes, cards or stationery that can be used for thank-you notes. Bring them to the center at 1547 Common St. or call 620-7520 for information.
The National Kidney Foundation of South Texas Kidney Cars Program is looking for donations of unwanted cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and motor homes. Donations help save the lives of thousands of South Texans suffering from kidney disease. The donation process is simple. Towing is free and your donation may qualify you for a tax deduction.
For more information, call (210) 829-1299 or call toll-free 1-888-829-1299.
Family Outreach of Comal County
needs interested adults over age 21 for volunteer opportunities, lf you have a special skill you would like to share for a few hours a month please call 620-1299.Sign Up
NBHS Class of 1990 is looking for addresses for the 10-year reunion. All 1990 graduates, friends or family: send addresses to Class of 1990, 14030 Hargrove Rd., Houston, TX 77070 by July 15 or post addresses on www.highschoolalumni. com so that graduates can receive information about the reunion.
Applications are being accepted at New Braunfels Housing Authority for Elderly/Disabled at Laurel Plaza Apartments at 300 Laurel Lane, (830) 625-6908. Applications will be accepted Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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.
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, referral and peer support for inclusion Into the community for people 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.
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 in New Braunfels.
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. every Thursday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin in New Braunfels. The meetings are smoke-free.
The Comal County Women's Center is planning to begin a Sexual Trauma Recovery Workshop. This group will begin in the next few weeks if enough interest is shown. The current plan is to have a closed group that lasts 12 weeks and consists of eight to 10 members, lf you or someone you know has had a sexual trauma such as childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault, contact Ginger Gray at the Women's Center at 620-7520.
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 Thursdays from 6 to 8 p.m. Call 629-7565 for an appointment.Correction
The National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Chapter 0666 will meet at 10 a.m. at the Comal County Senior Center. Bonnie Arnold, District 7 representative from San Antonio, will speak. Arnold’s district was incorrectly identified in Wednesday’s edition. The Herald-Zeitung regrets the error.Contact Us
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