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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 3, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday, May 3, 2005 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 3 OBITUARIES Paid advertisements gjffl HgggjM. > * ^ WALTER ROY HUGHEY Walter Roy Hughey age 89, a resident of Canyon Lake, Texas passed away Saturday, April 30,2005. Bom January 1,1916 he was raised in San Antonio and graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1934. Being an avid outdoorsman, hunting and fishing was his piece of cake. Last hunting season while hunting with his sons he killed his limit of bucks. Walter was a loving father and greatly respected by all. He was a member of Hermann Sons Lodge. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Mary C. Hughey, parents Jeff and Ella Hughey, son Ben J. Hughey, grandson Kurt Hughey and 2 brothers, Robert I lughey and George I lughey. Survivors include 4 children, William W. I lughey and wife Kathy of San Antonio, Pat Potts and husband Porn of San Antonio, Judy I^nge-hennig and husband Les of Boerne, Charles A. I lughey and wife Cody of Bellville, Texas, daughter-in-law Judy I lughey of Boerne, 11 grandchildren, Kristy Elrod, l im I lughey, Karen Martinez, Jeff Potts, Russell I lughey, Brenda Nickles, Diane Paxson, Nadine Vogt, Zeb Hughey, Rhonda Langehennig, Melanie McNearney and 11 great grandchildren. Visitation will begin at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon I .ake at 5:00 p.m. Tuesday with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Catholic Church at Canyon I^ke. Internment will follow at Cranes Mill Cemetery. The family would like to thank the staff at Vista, and especially his nurse Sue, for their loving care during Walter’s illness. tm © Doeppenschmidt FUNERAL HOME Canyon Lake (830) 964-3050 PAUL “SPOOKY” CRAWFORD, JR. Paul Edward Crawford, Jr. passed away Sunday, May I, WEATHER CONTINUED FROM Page 1 Blaha: Normal rainfall in April 2.72 inches Farmers are noticing an impact on grass, which means, like the Dieterts, they have to supplement feed. The corn and sorghum Dietert has in could really use a good rain as well. “There hasn’t been any rain that measures to more than a tenth of an inch or so in six weeks,’’ Dietert said. “A two-inch rain would lie just perfect.” National Weather Service Meteorologist Robert Blaha, a specialist in charge of monitoring this region’s climatology, said tile normal rainfall for New Braunfels bi April is 2.72 inches. “This was a dry April, but it’s GALE DICK MCCLANAHAN Gale Dick McClanahan passed away on Tuesday, April 26,2005, at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife Dolores McClanahan; sons, Danny L. McClanahan and his wife Norma of League City, TX Stanley G. McClanahan and his wife Veronica of New Braunfels, TX; one daughter, Cheryl G. Reed and her husband Robert of Harlingen, TX He is also survived by three grandsons, Norman McClanahan, Brian McClanahan and Brennan Reed, and three granddaughters, Ashley Reed, Amber McClanahan and Adriene McClanahan; one great-grandson, Dylan McClanahan and one brother Edd L. McClanahan of Startzville. ZOET LER FUNERAL HOME Funerals & Cremations 615 Linda, New Braunfels (830) 625-2349 PATRICIA WAHL Funeral arrangements are complete at Zoeller Funeral Home for Patricia Wahl. She passed away Thursday April 28, 2005 at the age of 60. She is survived by her husband Jim Wahl; children Jimmy Butcher, Becky Mooney and her husband Tony; mother Pat Weldon; sister Nan Voges and her husband Dennis; grandchildren Justin Schlameus, Brittany Mooney, Tiffani Mooney; niece Laura Jackson; nephew Wayne Voges. Funeral services will be Wednesday May 4, 2005 at 1:00 PM at Zoeller Funeral Home with burial to follow in St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Bulverde Texas. ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals & Cremations 615 Landa, New Braunfels (830) 625-2349 JAMES LEE REYNOLDS Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home at Canyon Lake for James Lee Reynolds, who passed away on Sunday, May 1,2005, at the age of 58. 2005 at the age of 39 in Roanoke, VA. Funeral arrangements are pending in Virginia. not that unusual,” Blaha said. “In 2003, it was dry like this, too, with .13 inches of rainfall bi April. That was a very dry period. It extended bito May and ended in June with a very wet summer. It was also dry in 1999." With what little rainfall New Braunfels had, Blaha said it did well compared to areas to the south and west. San Antonio, for example, had only .01 inches of precipitation in April. In Del Rio, the rainfall was only .09 inches for April. “It was still a dry, dry April,” Blaha said. “If it extends through this month with no relief, it could put us in an abnormally dry area." April 2005 went into the books most notably for a series of cold fronts that brought wild temperature swings, Blaha said. “We had more strong cold fronts than usual and the Todays services ■ Herbert O. Mueller, 91, IO a.m. at San Geronimo Cemetery, Seguin. extremes from temperature, cold to warm, was more like March than April," Blaha said. “This year, we got our first 90-degree days a lot earlier than last year, with our first one being way back in March, Sunday, March 18. Its warmed up faster, but we’ve had some cool outbreaks, too." Blaha said preliminary forecasting information shows three different windows coming up in which the region could see rain. The first is today—particularly tonight—and tomorrow. “Tile best chance everything’s been showing since last week is Tuesday night or Wednesday,” Blaha said. “Wednesday, the opportunity starts to decrease and Thursday it goes away." Over this coming weekend, Blaha said, there could also be rain—although models show it more likely to tile north of New Braunfels in the I till Country. Another window opens the weekend afterward, May 13-17. “If these next opportunities don’t pan out, we could be faced with a dry spring," Blaha said. “But we still have late May and early June to go with. All it takes is for something to slow down." Even in 1970, Blaha said, a year remembered for its drought conditions, May saw quite a bit of rainfall. "That’s when most of our rain came," Blaha said. “There wasn’t much for the rest of the year." SHOWCASE CONTINUED FROM Page 1 Audience treated to a blooper wheel classroom experiments, the Christmas assembly and an awards ceremony. Teacher Vicki I lead said she just gave the girls a camera and turned them loose. “I’m so proud of them,” she said. “They did such a good job." Before the house lights came back up, the audience was treated to a blooper reel. The film projects were just one example of tile advanced technology used in NBISD classrooms from primary school through 12th grade. PowerPoint presentations are popular for giving reports — hardly anyone uses paper any more. CITY CONTINUED FROM Page 1 Cork’s amendment passed5to2 ordinance to make it mandatory that builders be required to connect to a regional detention facility if a subdivision or new development was within 3,000 feet of a regional detention facility- “Because the ordinance is a voluntary system, I think it should have some parameters that require developers connect if they’re within 3,000 feet,” he said. However, District 4 Coun- Students also use spreadsheets for organizing research data and music creation software to write their own songs. New Braunfels Middle School Technology Specialist Carol Cochran said she was thrilled parents got a chance to see what their children did every day instead of just hearing about it when they got home. “I wish everyone could see what all these students can do,” she said. “Its amazing.” New Braunfels Middle School science teacher Robin Wright required her students to create a report about eartli-quakes and their economic impact using PowerPoint. Although she could tell them almost anything they wanted to know about seismic events, computer questions were another matter. “'Hiese kids are teaching me about technology,” she said, laughing. cilwoman Valerie Hull and District 3 Councilwoman Gale Pospisil argued that the 3,000 feet requirement would make it too difficult for developers to connect to a regional detention facility by having to build a conveyance through a half mile of existing development. Cork’s amendment passed on a 5 to 2 vote. Hull and Pospisil voted against Cork’s amendment, and also voted against approving the amended ordinance. Council will hold special meetings at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday for the second and third readings of the ordinance. Cross Lutheran School 2171 E. Common Street • New Braunfels, TX 78130 • 830.625.3969 • Half Day Kindergarten • Preschool (age 3) - 8th grade • Nationally Accredited • Fine Arts Programs • Athletics for 5th - 8th Grade • Interscholastic • Before & After School Care • Certified Teachers NOW ENROLLING Preparing for tomorrow with a Christ-Centered education today. you ewe    oJUL&iffiue yO>U *K<5ty C^U&Axfy pc-t k  (sStb ac 'i&teoiAscfL ducky. PaAXCoip sieeexve to SISO. .* a L.L.. 1a . Lit ii. ii ii*..    i    i Central Texas Health Research (830) 609-0900 Bruce Boyer will make a great mayor. Vote May 7 PREPARING FOR TOMORROW Join the McKenna Healthcare Foundation’s Planned Giving committee for FREE educational seminars presented by a local team of professionals. Investing in Turbulent Times - Hon' to Protect Your Savings and Make Money, Nathan Reneau, CPA, Certified Financial Planner™, Legacy Private Asset Managers Tax Benefits of Charitable Giving - Asking Uncle Sam to Help Your Favorite Charity, Laura Pinto, CTFA, Vice President, Frost Financial Management Group Tuesday, May 3,2005 - 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. McKenna Professional Building, Second Floor Space is limited - Call 830.606.2180 to R.S.V.P. Light refreshments will be served. Mark your calendar and make plans to attend these other FREE seminars: Tuesday, May IO, 2005: Retirement Planning and Avoiding the Pitfalls of a Living Trust. Tuesday, May 17,2005: Long Term Care Insurance and Basics of Investments. 600 North Union Avenue New Braunfels, Texas 78130 830.606.2180 The character of America is in its small towns. That's why public service is an important part of my life. Communities flourish when citizens participate. New Braunfels needs a mayor that brings people together, a mayor with proven leadership ability, a mayor committed to economic development, infrastructure improvement, and fiscal responsibility. My background and personal experience make me uniquely suited to serve our city. As a former prosecu tor with a master's degree in Public Administration, I understand the challenges local governments face. leaders have to make tough choices, but they also have to make the right ones. That means asking for input and working with diverse groups to achieve results that benefit everyone. As a local businessman, I know that communities must balance needs with resources. Fairness and fiscal responsibility will be my guiding principles. I care deeply about this community and the wellbeing of its citizens. rd appreciate your vote on May 7th. ■« ■ Bruce Boyer Public safety The safety of our community and families is important to Bruce. He served as an assistant county and district attorney and for more than twenty years as the city's prosecutor. Quality of life As the first president of the city's 4B Corporation, Bruce fought to make quality of life improvements in drainage and street projects, refurbishing Landa Park, and building our new public library. Leadership New Braunfels needs a leader that solves problems and brings people together. As a college athlete and a lifelong public servant and community volunteer, Bruce knows the importance of teamwork. Hell bring that attitude back to City Hall. To volunteer for Bruce's campaign, call (830-708-1462) or e-mail ([email protected]). Visit the campaign online at Political advertisement paid for by Boyei for Mayor, fan Kotylo, Treasure!, Post Office Bo* 312235, New Braunfels, Texas 78130 ;