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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 6, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas 1A draw most of its students from Rahe Primary and Bul verde Cobb told parents that the Texas Department of Trans portation had no plans to put a traffic control device at Lookout Canyon and Their recommendation is to have the buses coming out to turn right onto work their way to the left and then loop around and head back to Texas 46 and she That solution did not set well with Cobb or the par Were meeting with Sen ator Jeff Wentworth on and on weve got a meeting with TxDOT and the San Antonio transportation Cobb told the Im going to go in there with three needs on my list we need a light there we need deceleration and acceleration lanes on 281 and we need the road completed between Lookout Canyon and Tim berwood Comal school district board president John Clay said he was shocked to learn about TxDOTs plans and the other traffic He also said he expected the board would take some kind of action on the matter when it met on Some of the biggest changes discussed Monday involved grade alignment at Rahe currently a prekindergarten through second grade and Bulverde a thirdand fourthgrade cam When the new Lookout Canyon school third graders will move to Rahe and Bulverde Ele mentary will become a fifthand sixthgrade Arlon Seay which currently serves fifth and sixth graders coming from Bulverde and Bill Brown will serve fourththrough sixth graders from only Bill Brown Even with the grade Bulverde Ele mentary is projected to reach capacity by Cobb asked parents to let her know if they wanted to keep the portables currently on the campus to serve the The other option would be moving fourth grade to Rahe she Attendance zone maps and boundary information are posted on the districts Web site at Comments also can be e mailed to [email protected] Comments are needed by Cobb said the admin istration would present a final plan to the school board in November 2001 HKKALUZttlTUNG Page 3A 1A FLOOD 1A Proposition 19 might enable the Texas Water Development Board to help more communities with their including Comal County Engineer Tom Hornseth said TWDB is the lead state agency to help finance the kind of flood control devices that the Comal County Flood Control Committee and com missioners court have been pushing since the historic flood of But the promise of federal dollars for the five proposed totaling has fluctuated in recent months because of funding a receding econo plus an unexpected snag in this past months environ mental Comal County Commis sioner Jay Millikin said the amendment would at least provide an alternative fund ing source now that federal dollars have become This project has taken for saicL ft horrendously long process trying to get federal support for these kind of particularly generating all the paperwork required to justify the expense of the pro My gut feeling is well be fortunate to get any fed eral support at all for our We might be able gen erate additional support through state Propo sition 19 would at least be an avenue for us to do County commissioners Obituaries WEATHERLY Virginia Landon Weather born went home to be with the Lord on She was the second of three daughters born to Shirley Shed and Hettie Lewellin Faulkner and was the grand daughter of Gabriel and Sal lie Beard early pio neers of Brown Weatherly was preceded in death by her hus Columbus Weath and her older Mae Hunter of She is survived by her younger Murl Dobbs of New Although have considered a local bond but they still prefer the relatively arduous route of trying to secure federal TWDB could use the pro ceeds from the sale of gener al obligation and revenue bonds to buy a communitys bonds earmarked for water related construction The agency repays debt service on the states bonds as a community repays princi pal and interest to the The intent is to allow local entities to buildprojects at lower capital costs than the communities could afford on their There were strong indica tions a few months ago that we were at least in the con test for receiving federal but the worlds become different place in the last seven weeks since Millikin Projects such as ours could get short cir cuited other in the federal government as far as funding is With national security becoming more of a federal money for these kind of pro jects are drying I hope Im but I dont think I A million dam in the Dry Comal Creek watershed prioritized for Federal Emergency Management Agency The project is the most workable and expeditious in terms of meet ing the grant applications Hornseth Although the field work required to qualify the project for FEMA funds was com pleted in con sultants reported there was significant cultural resources discovered at the dam This meant there was evidence of tool or other created by the areas indigenous peo Hornseth The artifacts have been sent to the State Historic Preservation Commission for further Hornseth But Hornseth said he had received no response from the Marylandbased URS Corpo ration environmental con sulting National Weather Service officials have said Comal C6unty lies within the river basin drainage areas that lead the world in flash flood Hornseth You might think that Korea or some place like would be but it makes sense when you add it all Hornseth When you consider the shape of the individual basins that drain through the county and into the city of New plus the level of water runoff that comes off those and couple that with the typ ical rain patterns that are set up based on our position between the Gulf of Mexico and the cold fronts that come from the then its not Virginia and Cal never had children of their they were adored by their two Ronnie and Ken The bo3s spent much of their childhood with Cal and Jennie out on the cotton farm in Lubbock She will be sadly missed by them Kenneth Wayne Dobbs and Marry live in and Ronald Rae Dobbs and his in New Weatherly is also survived by greatnieces Ash ley Benson and of and Jen nifer Dobbs of New Braun and one greatgreat Bethany Taylor Ben Weatherly has lived in New Braunfels for the past five years and at Eden Home for the last four Graveside services will be at 2 at the City of Lubbock Cemetery under the direc tion of Rix Funeral Home with visitation Tuesday evening at the funeral Former pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church and the Herb will be RIX FUNERAL HOME In NBISDs District Jorge Maldonado was not opposed and was declared elected on NBISD voters who live in District 4 can vote from 7 to 7 today at Lamar Pri mary 240 In Comal voters in precincts and 21 outside New Braun fels will decide whether to confirm the South east Trinity Groundwater Conservation Dis The vote will be in three parts approval of a permanent groundwater conservation district approval of a property tax of up to 2 cents per of assessed value and an election of directors for a permanent groundwater conservation Comal County Elections Coordinator Lin nell Hinojosa said polling places would be open from 7 to 7 Hinojosa stressed that the constitutional 1A and water district elections were separate and voters needed to to tables for each at polling Ixwk for the water district Hinojosa The and county elections will be on separate The constitutional amend ment election will be processed using the countys optical scan The ground water conservation district votes will be counted by Hinojosa voting is greatly facilitated when vot ers bring their voter registration cards to the Hinojosa If you bring your it streamlines the Hinojosa Voters who do not have their voter regis tration card bring other form of identification that carries their name and such as a drivers utility bill or other during the past The weather has been our biggest said Suzanne Wurst fest executive The good food and entertain ment rolled in with the good weather makes for a winning it made for a won derful place for people to spend the Festivalgoers treated themselves to traditional German libations and entertainment as well events featured for the first New Braunfels residents Pat and Doris Mollenhauer were the champions of Wurstfests first polka con test Friday just after open ing Nearly 30 couples participated in the Skoog Although the Mollenhauers have been dancing together for 47 Pat said the judges decision came as a They had some real good dancers on the he Nuw BRAUNPELS HERALDZEITUNG 1 Published on Sunday morn ings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Tuesday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Landa or Drawer New Comal Texas 78131 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung in New Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three six one Senior Citizen Discounts by earner delivery only six one Mail delivery out side Comal County in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 Tuesday through Friday and by 7 Saturday and Sunday can call 830 625 Postmaster Send address changes to the New Braunfels Drawer New ACEVEDO Carlos Louis Acevedo passed away on at the Thomas Hospital in at the age of 46 He is survived by his father and Ramiro and Angelita Acevedo of New Braunfels sister Minerva Perez and husband Francisco of New Braunfels fiancee Lissa Kirby of White Ely Kirby of White nieces and nephews and their fam Lance Villanueva and wife Mindy Vil lanueva and husband and Barney Villanueva and wife Feliciana and numer ous uncles and Acevedo was pre ceded in death by his grand Francisca Visitation will begin at 5 Tuesday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until A rosary will be recited on Wednesday at 7 at the Zoeller Funeral A pro cession will depart the funer al home at Thurs day for a 10 Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with inter ment to follow in the Peter and Paul Catholic The family has requested that memorial con tributions be given to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Zoeller Funeral Home A Sign To Senior Living Large Apartment Homes for 62 Or a Full Service Independent Living Community For Seniors Residential Request Fee Application Deposit One Bedroom Two Bedroom Two Bedroom One Bath One Bath Two Bath Amenities offered at this unique community Private Access Gates Club Pool Single Level Units 24 Emergency Maintenance Individual Climate Control Hair Dresser Barber WalkIn Showers Maid Service HookUps Social Functions Pets Welcome Private Transportation Independinl Living Community 1615 Redwood Road San TX 78S66 877 8233415 TOLL FREE 512 3962333 Voice TTY 2 J [email protected] We were really sur prised with all good you never know what the judges decide to Im sure it was a really hard choice for the The grand prize included a certificate of link a commemo rative beer stein and con cession International accordionist Myron previously featured on the Lawrence Welk kicked off the new Wurstfest Review pro viding a venue for festival Floren contin ues performing 8 daily through Wednesday in Grammy Awardwinning polka artist Jimmy Sturr and his orchestra take cen ter stage 9 8 Saturday and With its 243 the Wurstfest Association is a nonprofit organization that promotes tourism and preserves the areas German Launched in Wurstfest started as a salute to sausage making but has evolved into a national event that adds an estimated million annu ally to the local Proceeds from the festival have supported a variety of community includ ing Project the United Way and the sum mer student exchange pro gram with the Germany IRS PROBLEMS Free Tax Settlement Analysis Confidential Interview in Our Local Office VETERAN EXIRS AGENTS TAX PROFESSIONALS 8009259609 TollFrao Free Insider Report How to End IRS Problems 8774519111 24 Hour Rtcordtd Mmagt com Nations most successful taxresolution The Wai Street Jounwl JK Harris Company New Braunfofo Offices Nationwide PENELOPE BlGGADIKE FOR NBISDTRUSTEE DISTRICT 4 You WllMolte A Our children their future depend on EARLY VOTINQ 22 through 2 at Comal County Courthouse Annex NBISD Education 430 Mill ELECTION DAY November District 4 School Board Votes at Lamar Primary 240 Central Tholr Future God Bless America I Mill MEDICARE MEDICAID NOW PAYS for Glucose Meters Supplies for Insulin NonInsulin Dependent Diabetic Patients For over two Professional New Braunfels leading Provider for Home Medical has had a Diabetic Program that has helped hundreds of Texans obtain equipment and supplies needed for Blood Glucose Medicare as well as some private insurance will pay for Glucose test and FREE DELIVERY TO YOUR HOME The Leading Provider of Home Health Equipment For More Information About Our Diabetic Please Professional Medical ;