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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 2, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Sunday, March 2, 2003Today Contact Features Editor Brian Grant, 625-9144 ext. 222 World Briefly- Authorities arrest alleged mastermind behind 9/11 ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — In a spectacular victory for the U.S.-led war on terrorism, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the suspected mastermind of the Sept. ll attacks and a senior operative in Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida network, was captured Saturday in a joint raid by CIA and Pakistani agents, officials said. The arrest of Mohammed and two other men outside the Pakistani capital of Islamabad likely will hurt the terrorist organization’s ability to strike and could provide the United States with new clues in the hunt for bin Laden. Mohammed, 37, is perhaps the most senior al-Qaida member after bin Laden and his deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri. A naturalized Pakistani who was bom in Kuwait, Mohammed is on the FBI’s most-wanted list and allegedly had a hand in many of al-Qaida’s most notorious attacks. Mohammed is the third senior al-Qaida figure to be arrested in Pakistan. He was taken Saturday in Rawalpindi, a city near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, Information Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said. Iraq begins UN-ordered missile destruction BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) — Iraq began crushing banned missiles with bulldozers Saturday, meeting a U.N. demand in an attempt to prevent a devastating U.S.-led attack. Washington dismissed the move and continued to push for war. But President Bush’s preparations for a military showdown with Iraq suffered a severe setback when Turkey’s parliament failed to approve the deployment of 62,000 U.S. combat troops. The United States wants to use Turkey to open a northern front against Iraq if it launched a war. Even Arab nations failed to find unity over the Iraq crisis, with a summit descending into an exchange of insults between Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and Libya’s Moammar Gadhafi. The United Arab Emirates called on Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to step down, but the leaders eventually agreed on a declaration rejecting any aggression on Iraq. Texas Lotto Lottery results can be found in the Business Section, Page 5B, of today’s newspaper. Contact Us HERALD-ZEITUNG 707 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 625-9144, fax (830) 625-1224 Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher Ext. 201, [email protected] Gary E. Maitland. Managing Editor Ext. 220, [email protected] Heather Grant, Business Manager Ext. 202, [email protected] Lisa Schreier, Composing Manager Ext. 205, [email protected] Henry Coello, Commercial Printing/Information Systems 625-5232, [email protected] Arnold Wiggins, Production Manager (830) 625-5232, [email protected] Courtney Abernathy, Advertising Manager Ext. 208, [email protected] For classified advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 285 For display advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 208. For obituaries, wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements, call 625-9144 ext. 283. For missed or late newspapers, call 625-9144 ext. 229. Community Events a- Birthdays/Anniversaries Happy Birthday to Ashley Williams (14 years), Kevin Molenda, Ronnie Clark and Day Kasuba. To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144. ►Schools NEW BRAUNFELS ISD Monday ■ Memorial Elementary PTA board meeting ■ Memorial Elementary Parent Involvement Group meeting ■ NBISD Social Studies Vertical Team, The Education Center Library ■ NBMS girls basketball vs. Canyon ■ NBHS Student Council, school library, 5:30 p.m. ■ Lamar Primary PTA meeting, 6 p.m. ■ NBHS Choir Booster Club meeting, choir room, 7 p.m. COMAL ISD Monday ■ CHS varsity baseball at Alamo Heights ■ CHS freshman baseball vs. East Central ■ SES Dads’ Club Meeting, 6 p.m. ■ CHS electives fair for 8th graders ►Live Music GRUENE HALL, 1281 Gruene Road, 606-1281 Today — Tucker Livingston, 12:30 p.m., no cover Today — Billy Bacon and The Forbidden Pigs, 4 p.m., no cover HANGIN’ TREE SALOON, 18424 2nd St., Bracken, (210) 651-5812 Today — Bam Danglers, 4 to 7 p.m. ROLLIN ON THE RIVER, An Oldies Saloon and Grill, FM 306 and 2673, Canyon Lake; (830) 907-3535 Sundays — Pool tournament from 6 p.m. Mondays — Monday night football TAVERN IN THE GRUENE, 830 Gruene Road; (830) 608-0438 Today — Gerry’s Kids, 6 p.m. UPTOWN PIANO BAR, 295 E. San Antonio, 620-7600 Sundays — Steve Palmer Mondays — Steve Palmer Photo submitted New Braunfels High School sophomores Kandice Box and Jody Walker were crowned Queen and King of Hearts after a school-wide competition earlier this month. The competition raised more than $300 to be donated to the American Heart Association and Habitat for Humanity. The sophomore class raised the most money. Other candidates for Queen and King of Hearts: seniors Brianna Alves and Jeremy Maikoetter; juniors Dani Dias and Casey Chance; and freshmen Chelsie Shafer and Dustin Arp. ►Clubs and Events THE PILOT CLUB OF CAN-YON LAKE meets the first Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. at Tye Preston Memorial Library. Call 964-3715 for information. SMOKE-FREE BINGO takes place at 7:15 p.m. for early birds and 7:30 p.m. for regular games Mondays at the Knights of Columbus Hall. THE LOW-IMPACT DANCE AEROBICS CLASS takes place at 8:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Seele Parish House. The class consists of a cardiovascular workout, strength training with light weights, stretching and relaxation. For information, call 625-9295. r-THE COMAL COUNTY A&M CLUB sponsors its third annual scholarship golf tournament beginning at 10:30 a.m. Monday at The Bandit Golf Course. Call Kyle Dicke at 626-3590 for information. THE COMAL COUNTY SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER sponsors its annual Stairway to the Stars Fashion Show at 11 arn. Monday. Tickets for dinner and the fashion show are $8 per person. Call 606-4547 for reservations or information. EAGLES AUXILIARY NO. 2999 conducts an officers meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m. ►Head’s Up CITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS PARKS AND RECREATION Department’s summer programs early registration for New Braunfels residents begins at 8 am. Tuesday at the Parks Office. Sign up for swim lessons, Junior Lifeguard Camp, Junior Ranger Camp, Summer Discovery Camp and Camp Thunderduck. Open registration begins March 17. Call 608-2160 for information. THE COMAL COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW is from 7:30 to 10 p.m. March 12 at the civic center, 390 S. Seguin Ave. Featured artists are Kayleen Walker, Artie Morris and Bobby Eatherton. Doors open at 6 p.m. Cover is $4. Profits benefit the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. Call 606-4547. WALTON F. HOFFMAN MEMORIAL POST 179 of the American Legion seeks entries for Weather - Sunday, March 2 ►Today's forecast toiecast for daytime conditions, low/high temperatures El Paso 40°/60» J J * Midland *37"/59 Dallas 3r/51* Austin 42“/62° San Antonio 45’§r j Houston LA 46/68° mxico Brownsvllta jS7r/76° j «) © 2003 AccuWeather, Inc. TODAY Mostly cloudy Highs mid 60s Rain: 30 percent NE wind, 20 mph TONIGHT Mostly cloudy Lows mid 40s Rain: 30 percent NE winds, 15 mph o mum -4.......Ko. —....................... y? &Jk •••• • - AMMU SOWS' r**r Sunny Pt Cloudy Cloudy Shorters T storms Ram Flumes Snow Ice ►Extended outlook Tuesday — Mostly cloudy. Patchy light drizzle. Lows in the upper 40s. Highs in the lower 60s. Wednesday — Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs near 70. Thursday — Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the mid 60s. Friday — Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs in the upper 60s. the 10th Amateur Chili and Barbecue Cookoff March 22. Entry forms are available at the post home, 410 W. Coll St. in New Braunfels. Call 625-0179. EAGLES AUXILIARY NO. 2999 has scheduled a rummage sale from 8:30 arn. to 3 p.m. March 15. Members bring donations after 9 am. March 14. Tables can be rented for $15 by the public, payable in advance. Call 629-6310 or 609-0966 for information. AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM evening classes are offered for drivers 50 and older who want to refresh their defensive driving skills. Classes will be from 6 to 10 p.m., March 17 and 18 at Peace Lutheran Church, 1147 S. Walnut Ave. Cost is $10. Call Bob Karabinhus at (830) 620-0675. THE GREATER NEW BRAUNFELS ARTS COUNCIL presents the Wood and Strings Puppet Theatre March 14 at the civic center. A workshop for 10O children begins at 5 p.m., followed by the performance at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the chamber of commerce and China-n-Things. General admission is $8; students 12 and younger are admitted for $5. Tickets also available at the door. Digest- ►Water flows Edwards Aquifer 693.1 ft. Comal River 442 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 954 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 200 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 912.03 ft. above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water iVa Well water n/a ►Pollen counts Molds..................................n/a Ash.....................................n/a Elm.....................................n/a Vie Associated Press (Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel) ►Sumise/Sunset Sunrise......................6:58    arn. Sunset..................  6:33    p.m.Don’t Pay More!!! Buy Now, Save Big! 2003 FOCUS 4 DR. 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