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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 26, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas GOODFORVOU Photo submitted Byron Dale Augustin, a Texas State University-San Marcos Department of Geography faculty member has been named a Piper Professor for 2005. Augustin named 2005 Piper Professor Texas State University-San Marcos Department of Geography faculty member Byron Dale Augustin has been named a Piper Professor for 2005 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation of San Antonio. The Piper Professor Award is the most prestigious collegiate teaching recognition given in the state of Texas. Award winners are selected from the faculties of I IO colleges, universities, medical schools and law schools located in Texas. Augustin was named a Piper Professor on May 2, in recognition of his dedication and service to teaching at the collegiate level. Piper Foundation honorees are chosen by a select committee who look for well-rounded, outgoing teacher devoted to their profession who have made a special impact on their students and the community. The Pipet recognition does not come to Augustin without precedent. In his years at Texas State University, he has earned every major teaching award the university offers. These awards include the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Alumni Association Teaching Award of I lonor, the Associated Student Government Outstanding Educator Award, the Everett Whiney Faculty Senate Award for Teaching Excellence, tile International Programs Professor of the Year Award and the Non-Traditional Student Organizations Professor of the Year Award. Augustin lives in New Braunfels with his wijfe, Rebecca, who is a fourth-grade teacher at Seele Elementary School. The Augustins frequently work together conducting professional educational workshops and co-authoring regional geography books. Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: Jaime Ortiz Jack Knight, 85 years Gregoria Worlcman, May 25 THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2005 DAILY COMINGSUNDAY American Profile Memorial Day is a special occasion in Waterloo, N.Y., where residents have closed businesses and decorated graves of soldiers. Section B r'Tfl Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected] com MHMMHMMMMSMM TODAY'S EVENTS Heritage Museum Time: 10 a.m. Location:Tye Preston Memorial Library You should know: Kaffeeklatsch to share ideas about the museum. Guests are welcome. Park behind library or at the Super S. Noon Lions Club Time: 11:30 a.m. Location: Senior citizens center Kiwanis Club Time: Noon Location: Ryan's Family Steakhouse, 485 E. Business 35 Information: (830) 606-0068. COMMUNITY SAC Student Juried Art Exhibit Date:Through Sept. 2 Time: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday Location: Visual Arts and Technology Center Gallery, 950 Lewis at Dewey St., San Antonio You should know: Sponsored by San Antonio College Visual Arts and Technology Department Information: Call Joel Knocke at (210) 733-2898. 'Sounds of Summer' Concert Time: 6 to 9 p.m. Location: NB Civic Center You should know: Free concert. The San Antonio Symphony will host a musical instrument "petting zoo;" preconcert family fun including interactive games, contests and prizes. Information: or (210) 554-1010. District 3 Citizens' Forum Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Landa Haus, Landa Park You should know: Council-mem-ber Gale Pospisil invites you to attend. Guest speaker is City Manager Chuck Pinto. Information: 625-6997 Alcoholics Anonymous — Smoke-Free Time: 7 p.m. Location: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 138 W. Austin St. Smoke-free bingo Time: 7 to 9:30 p.m.; doors open at 5 p.m. Location: Fraternal Order of Eagles, 257 E. South St. You should know: No reservations required; adults only. Cost: $6 per person minimum DAVID INGRAM/Herald Zeitung DON'T MISS NBHS GRADUATION New Braunfels High School Class of 2005 will have their graduation ceremony at 7 p.m. today in Strahan Coliseum on the Texas State University Campus. Graduates will need to report to the auxiliary gym by 6:20 p.m. Alcoholicos Anonimos Tiempo: 8 ha 9 p.m. Donde: 1142 Eikel St. Informacion: 625-0057 'Austin City Limits: Best of Country' Date: May 26-Aug. 7 Location: N.B. Museum of Art and Music You should know: First of a series showcasing the famed program's most popular archived performances for viewing.The museum is kicking off the event with Willie Nelson's 1974 pilot performance. Information: 625-5636 WORKSHOPS Eagles Auxiliary No. 2999 Quilting Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Location: Eagles Hall Information: Call Jacqui Garland at 629-3973. REMINDERS DON'T FORGET Cougars Fund-raiser You should know: The Canyon High School cheerleaders are now selling red "Cougar Pride" spirit bracelets for $3 each. Information: Contact Pat Smith at 625-6682 if you are interested in purchasing bracelets and supporting the cheerleaders. Blood Drive Date: Friday Time: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: McKenna Professional Building You should know: Second floor, 600 N. Union. Donors receive aT-shirt. Information: CallTina Howard at 606-9111, ext. 3434 STAGE Theatre Class Performance Date: Saturday Time: 4 p.m. Location: Krause House Theatre, 1300 Bulverde Road You should know: Performance by Youth Performing Troupe. Refreshments served at end of program; no reservations taken. Doors open one hour before showtime. Information: (830) 438-2339 Hasta Amistad Date: Saturday and Sunday Location: Downtown Round Rock You should know: Celebration of Hispanic culture; veterans' recognition ceremony and fund-raiser. Musicians include Roberto Pulido, Ruben Ramos, Little Joe, Stampede, Los Desperadoz, David Lee Garza. Information: (512) 238-8547 NobukoTrio Date: Saturday Time: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Location: Cibolo Nature Center, off 46 East, Boerne, behind Boerne City Park. You should know: Songs and stories series featuring jazz pianist Nobuko will be performed on an outdoor stage under the stars. Free parking. Cost: $5 for members; $8 nonmembers; $3 seniors. Information: (830) 249-4616 Smithson Valley Cemetery Cleanup Date: Saturday Time: 9 a.m. You should know: All interested persons are invited to attend. Information: (830) 904-4526 PLAN AHEAD Lifeguard Class atTLU Date: May 31 through June 3 Location: Mabee Pool,TLU campus You should know: Must be at least 15 years old. Cost: $160 Information: (830) 372-6762 Soccer Tryouts ■ Date: June 1 and 6 Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Location: H-E-B Soccer Fields You should know: Rapids select soccer club tryouts; U12 to U14 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and U15 to U18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Information: Call Scott Ward at 606-4263 ■ Date: June 2 and 7 Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Location: Weston Soccer Fields You should know: Rapids select soccer club tryouts; U12 to U14 Lady Rapids from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and U15 to U18 Lady Rapids from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Information: Call Scott Ward at 606-4263. Summer Marine Leadership Course Date. June 6-10 Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: NBHS ROTC Building You should know:To strengthen leadership, dependability, selfconfidence and build responsibility. Cost includes field trips, shirt, certificate and full training jacket. Deadline to register is Friday. Cost: $75 Information: 627-6115 WEATHER Updated forecasts: Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click "go" button. CLICK b TEXAS FORECAST TODAY Partly cloudy Rain: 30% Hi: 84 Low: 69 Thursday, May 26 forocAQt for daytime conditions, low/high temperatures wichita Falla >4°/sr I ]4*^> •i*i* ita™r.T El Paao wm4° I -t ‘ raRBfc ~ LA Austin #5W ClZlTX-.--,    •    Houlton    ss    /ss    I San Antonio SS "/SS"    +    T    - Brownsville 91 /73 i a O 8006 AccuWaathar. Inc Sunny Ft Cloudy Cloudy SUN and MOON Sunrisa today 6.34 a.m.    ^ Sunset today 8:25 p.m. V 5/30 MOON PHASES New 6/6 I 1st qtr. 6/15 Full 6/22 POLLEN COUNTS Mold Grass Pigwssd Oak Moderate Moderate Low Absent COASTAL FORECAST Port Aransas: Partly cloudy in morning then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of storms. Southeast winds at 10 to 15 mph. High in upper 80s inland, mid 80s coast. It will be mostly cloudy tonight with a 20 percent chance of showers. Southeast winds around 10 mph. Low in lower 70s inland, mid 70s coast Friday Mostly doudy Rain: 40% Hi: 87 Low: 69 Saturday Mostly doudy Rain: 50% Hi: 87 Low: 68 Sunday Partly doudy Rain: 30% Hi: 90 Low: 71 Monday Partly doudy Rain: 30% Hi: 92 Low: 72 BY THE NUMBERS IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows_5/24 Canyon Dam    93/70 New Braunfels Airport 93/71 Rainfall_5/24 Month Canyon Dam 0.13    2.05 New Braunfels 0.00    0.61 Water Flows 5/25 Change Edwards Aquifer 688.2    -0.5 Comal River 418.0    -4.0 cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 5/25 Change Inflow    409.2    -11.8 cubic ft/second Outflow    292    0 cubic ft/second Lake level    909.97    -0.01 feet above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report 5/25 Surface water    6.870 million gallons Well level    5.788 million gallons ACROSS TEXAS as of 8 a m. Wednesday City/ Hi/ LoI Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/90/61//PCIdy Austin/93/7Q//PCIdy Dallas-Ft Worth/95/73//Cldy El Paso/101 /80//PCldy Houston/92/69//PCIdy Lubbock/95/65//PCIdy San Antonio/94/72//PCIdy ACROSS THE NATION as of 8 a rn. Wednesday City/Hi/Lo/Pre/Otlk Albuquerque/94/61//PCIdy Baltimore/57/50/.31/Rain Boston/46/44/.98/Rain Buffalo/57/44/.03/PCIdy Ch icago/67/47//PCIdy Ci ncin nati/68/48//PCIdy Cleve!and/58/45/.01 /PCIdy Denver/87/46//Cldy Detroit/62/47//PCIdy Honolulu/88/77//Clr lndianapolis/70/49//PCIdy Kansas City/78/58/1.05/Cldy Las Vegas/103/77//CI r Los Angeles/76/61 //PCIdy Miami Beach/92/74//PCIdy Mpls-St Paul/75/61//Rain Nashville/75/53//PCIdy New Orleans/94/74//Cldy New York City/62/48/.08/Rain Oklahoma City/93/65//Rain Philadelphia/61/49/.04/Rain Phoenix/102/79//Clr Pittsburgh/57/43/.01/Cldy St Lo u i S/76/55//PCI dy Salt Lake City/75/46//Clr San Diego/67/63//Clr San Francisco/78/56//PCIdy Seattle/66/50//Clr Washington, D.C./57/51/.33/Rain WEATHER EXTREMES High 111 at Death Valley, Calif. Low 20 at Stanley, Idaho DAVID INGRAM Herald-Zeitung Traffic slows for the school zone on Fredericksburg Road between Seele Elementary and Landa Park Wednesday afternoon. For Lim Dues ■ Detour The east (northbound side) Interstate 35 frontage road has been converted to one-way northbound traffic from FM 306 to Kohlenberg Road. Southbound traffic will be directed north to Kohlenberg Road, then southbound on the west side frontage road. ■ Reopens: In three months. ■Wbric This section of the road will be reduced to one-way traffic for installation of drainage and roadway construction. ■ Closure: The southbound exit ramp 188 to Business 35 at the New Braunfels Marketplace is closed permanently and the southbound (west) frontage road will be switched to the newly completed frontage road from south ofTexas 46 to the Marketplace. ■ Reopens: The exit closure is permanent ■ Detour Traffic will be switched to the newly completed portion of the frontage road. ■Work: Interstate 35 reconstruction project.. ■■NNMSllSMMNMi WMTitur n-netim am ;