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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 27, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-ZeitUNG —Tuesday, May 27, 2003 Today Contact Features Editor Brian Grant, 625-9144 ext. 222Smithson Valley High School Class of 2003 Photo submitted Smithson Valley High School 2003 commencement takes place Sunday at 3 p.m. in the Strahan Coliseum at Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos. There are 454 graduates from SVHS this year. The class valedictorian is Jessica Campros, and Chase Zachary is the salutatorian. Also graduating in the top 10 this year are Cristal Linden, Victoria Frazier, Amber Bantz, Andrea O'Connor, Linn Aubrey Dillard, Denise Kellar, Dwyatt Jackson and Brandon Cummings. Worid BrieflyCommunity Events Plane with 74 people crashes in Turkey ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Ukrainian airplane crashed and exploded Monday while trying to refuel in Turkey, killing all 74 people aboard, mostly Spanish peacekeepers returning home after serving in Afghanistan. The plane was flying from Kyrgyzstan to Spain, with a refueling stop in the Black Sea port of Trabzon. The Russian-made airplane hit a mountain slope near the town of Macka, 30 miles south of Trabzon, according to Turkish officials who spoke on condition of anonymity. The airplane carried 62 passengers and 12 crew members, the Turkish officials said. The dead on the plane included 41 army soldiers and 21 air force personnel, the Spanish Defense Ministry said. Bush honors soldiers in Afghanistan, Iraq WASHINGTON (AP) - President Bush marked Memorial Day with a wreath-laying tit Arlington National Cemetery, paying special tribute to troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. Bush and his wife, Laura, returned from a long weekend at their home in Crawford, Texas, on Sunday to prepare for Monday’s holiday observance that included a White House reception for military families. They also honored fallen soldiers at Arlington’s Tbmb of the Unknowns, and Bush gave ti speech on the troops’ sacrifices. Bush gave a special salute to “the men and women in our nation’s armed forces who are working with our coalition partners to restore civil order, provide critical humanitarian aid, and renew Afghanistan and Iraq.” Texas Lotto SATURDAY $23 million 05-13-19-23-38 (32) BB WEDNESDAY $20 million 04-12-20-32-41 (26) BBContact Us HERALD-ZEITUNG 707 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 625-9144, fax (830) 625-1224 www Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher Ext. 201, doug [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] Craig Pauling, Circulation Manager Ext. 228, [email protected] Courtney Abernathy, Advertising Manager Ext. 208, [email protected] For classified advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 215 For display advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 208 For obituaries, wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements, call 625-9144 ext. 213. For missed or late newspapers, call 625-9144 ext. 229► Birthdays/Anniversaries Happy Birthday to Julia Spence (13 years) and Todd Granzin. To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.►Schools NEW BRAUNFELS ISD ■ Lone Star Elementary Campus Improvement Council, 7:45 a.m. ■ Carl Schurz Elementary grades K-2 awards ceremony, cafeteria, 9 a.m. ■ Seele Elementary fourth grade awards ceremony, 9:30 a.m. ■ Memorial Primary first graders visit Memorial Elementary, 9:30 a.m. ■ Seele Elementary third-grade awards ceremony, 1:30 p.m. ■ NBHS Campus Improvement Council, 3 p.m. COMAL ISD ■ CPSF board meeting at GVTC ■ Comal Leadership Institute graduation, 7 p.m. ■ GED graduation, 7:30 p.m.►Clubs and Events COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS at 300 Laurel Lane hosts lunch for those 60 years and older in the Laurel Plaza Community Room from 11:30 am. to noon today. Suggested donation is $1.25. Call 629-1751 to make reservations 24 hours in advance. Free transportation to site. THE NEW BRAUNFELS ROTARY CLUB - EVENING meets at 6:30 p.m. today at the New Braunfels Smoke House. THE NEW BRAUNFELS TOASTMASTERS meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Summit Center, 2405 Interstate 35 S. For information, call 625 2217. THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, Comal County Unit, "Road to Recovery" volunteer driver program is available to transport patients to treatments, lf you are a patient and need transportation, call us to make arrangements for this free service. For information, call Vivian Nuhn, at 625-3244. THE NEW BRAUNFELS BREAKFAST LIONS meets at 7 a.m. today at the New Braunfels Smokehouse. Potential membersWeather and visiting Lions are welcome. Call 629-4503 for information. THE NEW BRAUNFELS BOOK REVIEW CLUB meets at 9:30 am today at the Comal Senior Citizen Center. Dr. Peter Olsen will review a book of his choosing at 10 am. Guests and new members are welcome. Call 6207031 for information. SUMMER LEADERSHIP COURSE, conducted by the NBHS Marine Corps ROTO, will be conducted from 8 am. to 3 p.m., June 2-6 at the ROTC building. Cost is $100 per person. Must register by 7 p.m. today in NBHS cafeteria. Call Master Sgt. Medrano at 627-6115 to sign up and for information.► Heads up WEDNESDAY GERMANIA BOWLING CLUB hosts the next skat tournament at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Zuehl. All skat players are invited to attend. The winners from the last tournament were Jim Leissner, Henry Rusch, Wesley Smithers, Roger Reininger and Noland Koepp. THE AMERICAN STROKE ASSOCIATION “Train to End Stroke" campaign takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Taco Cabana. Food and drink receipts dropped into a fishbowl will be credited to Rosa Linda De La Cerda’s fund-raising efforts to attempt to walk in a marathon in Kono, Hawaii. COOKING WITH HERBS, sponsored by the Sophienburg, will be presented at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Marie Offerman will share ideas for and recipes using herbs. Call 629-1572 for information and to make a reservation. Education Outreach is a free community project. THURSDAY A “KONOS KARATS’’ informational meeting about the home-school program Konos takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday at 1140 Whitewater Road. For information, call MelRae Ambs, (830) 643-0222, or e-mail [email protected] THE GUSTAV HOFFMANN CAMP of the Sons of Confederate Veterans holds its monthly meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ Presbyterian Church, 1620 E. Common St. Descendants of Col. Hoffmann, Mike Henning and Bill Hoffmann present a program on their ancestors. For information, call (830) 905-2396 EAGLES AUXILIARY NUMBER 2999 will conduct a quilting session from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the hall. A BLOOD DRIVE conducted by the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot of McKenna Memorial Hospital. 600 N. Union in New Braunfels. Call Tina Howard at 606-9111, ext. 3434, for information. MAY 31 CANYON LAKE NOON LIONS CLUB hosts a free wine and cheese tasting event at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Canyon Lake Golf Club-Country Club. GOODTIME POLKA-WALTZ CLUB is sponsoring a dance with music by Mark Halata and Texavia from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St. Guests are welcome. Call 625-2265 for information. THE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY is sponsoring a genealogy open house from 10 am. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 206 Suncrest Circle in San Marcos. JUNE 2 EAGLES AUXILIARY NO. 2999 conducts an officers meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 2, followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m. GERMAN LANGUAGE CAMP is scheduled daily from 9 am. to noon, June 2-3, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church. For children ages 6-12. Cost is $25 per child. Call 660-0437 for registration and information. JUNE 5 AMERICAN RED CROSS presents “CPR Recertification” from 1 to 5 p.m. June 5. Cost is $25. Call the branch office at 608-9876 for information or to sign up. THE MEN S GARDEN CLUB meets at 7 p.m. June 5 at the county Extension office, 132 S. Water Lane. Bob Fitzsimmons will present a program on “Ornamental Grasses.” Guests and prospective members welcome. JUNE 6 WALK OF MEMORIES, personalized brick project for the main entrance of New Braunfels High School, fund-raiser orders must be in by June 6. Bricks with two engraved lines are $30, with Tuesday, May 27 AccuWeather .com forecast for daytime conditions, low/high temperatures C0‘-°    I     KATI    ~    T    ’    yQ mm    "TL_    £jt................ Amarin 51i/73(    OKU ►Today’s forecast NM El Paso 63i/84i jA4 Wichita S7i/7»i ARK — -- I    •    Dalla    62i/80i Mullan S8{/78{    -    mtY    '1 LA Austin 63i/82i TODAY Mostly cloudy Highs in upper 80s Rain: 30 percent E winds near 10 mph►Extended outlook TONIGHT Mostly cloudy Lows upper 60s Rain: none E winds 10 mph San Antonio 8Si/83] MEX IC Brownsville 72j/89j *, © 2003 AcedWeather, Inc _____ Housto 66i/84] Wednesday — Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Thursday — Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 60s. High around 90. Friday — Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Highs in the mid 90s. Saturday — Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Highs around 90. Sunday — Partly cloudy. Lows around 70. Highs around 90. 3 lines are $40. Approximately $15 of each brick purchased will go to the NBHS library. Contact Julie at 560-3822 to order, or stop by NBHS at 2551 N. Loop 337. JUNE 7 AMERICAN RED CROSS presents “Sport Safety, First Aid and CPR” from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 7. Cost is $45. Call the branch office at 608-9876 for information or to sign up. NEW BRAUNFELS HIGH SCHOOL 1993 graduating class will conduct its 10-year reunion June 7. Call Brandi at 624-2650 or log onto for information. LANDA STREET MARKET DAY is scheduled June 7 at 655 Landa St. Contact the Comal County Senior Citizens Center at 606-4547 for information. JUNE 8 THE DOWDY SCHOOL reunion is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. June 8 at the Seguin City Market, north of TLU on Hwy. 46. Bring a dessert. Call 303-5521 for information. JUNE 9 THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES AUXILIARY NO. 2999 PAST PRESIDENTS CLUB meets at 6 p.m. June 9 at Mamacita’s Restaurant. Bernice Ebensberger and Evelyn Schwab will install new officers. ANNUAL CREATIVE CLAY WORKSHOP, sponsored by McKenna Children’s Museum, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 9 under the big oak tree at Buck Pottery in Gruene. Cost is $7 for museum members and $10 for nonmembers. Children of all ages will make their own creation. Call 620-0939 for information. JUNE 10 THE COMAL COUNTY GENEALOGY SOCIETY takes a field trip June 10 to see the “unknown and forgotten treasures" of Comal County, including the courthouse and various monuments. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Faust Street Bridge. Bring a sack lunch, bottled water and wear comfortable shoes For information, call Connie Krause at 625-3075. AMERICAN RED CROSS presents “Shelter Operations" from 7 to 9 p.m. June 10. Call the branch office at 608-9876 for information or to sign up.Digest-►Water flows Edwards Aquifer 675.1 ft. Comal River 370 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 204 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 300 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 909.93 ft. above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water not available Well water not available► Pollen counts Molds.................................n/a Grass. n/a O &*. «M» Sunny Pt Cloudy Cloudy Showers T storms Rain Flumes Snow tee Vit AssocuUd Priss (Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel)►Sunrise/Sunset Sunrise......................6:34    a m. Sunset........................8:26    p.m. ;