New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
Loop 337 reduced to 10-foot lanes
Highway crews work along I-35 near Walnut Avenue
Natural Bridgi Caverns
Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Thursday, May 18, 2000
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• Closed until today— Interstate 35 southbound inside lane from .5 mile north of Guadalupe River to .5 mile south of Farm-to-Market Road 725/Seguin St. from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. as crews drill and pour bridge drill shafts.
• Closed Today — Traffic heading down E. Common Street to Gruene Road will be reduced to one lane from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. while NBU crews work to install water and sewer services in that area. It also might be necessary to reduce traffic to one lane for cars coming from Gruene Road to Loop 337 on E. Common Street.
• 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 will close today and will not reopen until the spring of 2003. The closure is necessary for the'removal and replacement of the I-35 bridges over the Guadalupe River.
• Radar Trailer Locations for May:
Today 300 Crown Ridge
Thursday, May 18
AccuWeather* forecast lor daytime conditions, low/high temperatures
Partly cloudy Highs low 90s S wind, 15-25 mph
(Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel)
Edwards Aquifer......................not available
Comal River............................not available
Canyon Dam inflow..........................22 cfs
Canyon Dam outflow.........................51 cfs
Canyon Dam lake level.............905.36 feet
above mean sea level
NBU pumping report
Surface water..........................not available
Well water...............................not available
First quarter.....................................June 8
Full moon.........................................May 18
Last quarter.....................................May 26
New moon........................................June 2
Mostly cloudy Lows near 70 S wind,
Extended forecast: Friday, mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the 60s. Saturday and Sunday, mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Highs in the 80s. Lows in the 60s. Monday, partly cloudy. Highs near 90.Heads Up► Museum day
The Hummel Museum & Art Gallery will observe International Museum Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today with special activities, including half price admission, refreshments and a special drawing for an M.l. Hummel figurine. The purpose of the celebration is to remind government and the general public that museums are an important means of education, cultural exchange and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among people.►NBISD concert
An all-day concert event will take place Saturday in the New Braunfels High School cafetorium and will feature the OakRun Middle School and the high school bands. The band boosters will sell barbecue plates in advance for $6 in the cafeteria.►Time capsule
Attention seventh and eighth grade classes of 1980 at Bulverde Middle School. It’s been 20 years and now it’s time to open the time capsule buried on May 27, 1980, by the students attending Bulverde Middle School. Opening of the time capsule will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 27, 2000, at Bulverde Elementary School, formerly Bulverde Middle School. For information, call Cynthia Shoemaker at (830) 980-4000.►Flag disposal
Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree Assembly 1791 is now collecting old, tom, and faded U.S. and Texas Flags for proper destruction on Flag Day at 5:30 p.m. June 14 at the Knights of Columbus Grounds, 111 Landa. Flags may be deposited in a container located in the lobby of NBU during normal working hours through June 13 or for pick up call 625-0520.
Happy Birthday to Norma Schneider, Kathy Kiesling and Mary Lou Wahl.
To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.Out of the Backpack
WHAT’S FOR LUNCH?
New Braunfels Christian Academy
Lunch: hamburger with fixings, fries, ice cream cup, milk
Nancy Ney Charter School
Lunch: macaroni and cheese, applesauce, green beans, bread, milk
Head Start Program
Breakfast: sausage and cheese biscuit, grape juice, milk; Lunch: barbecue chicken, broccoli and cheese, apple quarters, rice pilaf, milk
New Braunfels ISD
Lamar Primary, Lone Star Primary, Memorial Primary, Carl Schurz Elementary, Memorial Intermediate, Seele Elementary
Breakfast: cheese toast or cereal, juice, milk; Lunch: chicken nuggets and roll, buttered com, peas and carrots, gelatin, milk
Memorial Elementary, OakRun, middle and high schools
Breakfast: cheese toast or ham, egg and cheese muffin or cereal, juice, milk; Lunch: chicken nuggets and roll or hot dog on bun or sloppy joe on bun, buttered com, peas and carrots, gelatin, milk
Breakfast: doughnut holes and sausage, juice, milk; Lunch: taco salad or king ranch casserole, vegetables, fruit, bread, milk .Government
County Commissioners’ Court —
8:15 a.m. today in the Commissioners’ Courtroom, Comal County Courthouse Annex, 150 N. Seguin, third floor.
Comal Independent School District board of trustees - 6 p.m. today, Bill Brown Elementary School, Texas 46, Bulverde.
Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District board of trustees — 7 p.m. today, Dobie Junior High School, 395 W. Borgfeld Rd., Cibolo.Clubs
Texas Outdoors-Woman Network, San Marcos chapter — 7 p.m. today to discuss upcoming outdoor events and learn basic camping skills from a guest speaker. The San Marcos TOWN group, supported by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, provides opportunities for women to plan outings, learn new outdoor skills, and participate in a variety of outdoor activities. For information, contact Amy Sugeno in San Marcos at (512) 396-3642 or [email protected]
St. Ann’s Christian Mothers Society of the Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Church — 11:30 a.m. today at the Knights of.Columbus Hall for its annual spring salad lunch and dessert luncheon. This will be the group’s final meeting before summer; meetings will resume in September. Please bring a salad or dessert.
“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. 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.
Canyon Lake Toastmasters — 7
p.m. today at Tye Preston Memorial Library. For information, call (830) 899-2776 or (830) 964-2223.
New Braunfels Great Books Discussion Group — 2 to 4 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday every month in the meeting room in the Annex Building of Norwest Bank, 10OO N. Walnut. New participants are always welcome. For information, call 625-4187. •• -
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.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 6 p.m. — line dancingHave A Heart
The pomal County Women’s Center needs help with childcare on Monday and Wednesday evenings. The childcare services allows mothers to attend counseling and support activ
ities. For information or to help, call 620-7520.
Volunteers are needed at Connections to answer telephones, 4 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 appli- f cation 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 o white dress shirts with no logos, ties, 1 and straight-leg blue jeans.
Drop donations off at the campus, located at 902 W. San Antonio St. For \ information, call 629-2483. i
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 n share for a few hours a month please call 620-1299. *Sign Up
Applications are being accepted
at New Braunfels Housing Authority for Elderly/Disabled at our Laurel Plaza Departments at 300 Laurel Lane, 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 c* Central Texas, Inc., Family Planning 7 Clinic offers free breast cancer screen-ing for women ages 50 to 64 in Comal County. For information, call 625-3471.Support Groups
New Braunfels Crisis Pregnancy q 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 r
noon Saturday. The center also is \
open from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Call + 629-7565 for an appointment.
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