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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 22, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Happy Comal County NEW BRAUNFELS v iHURSDAY ovember 2001 pages in sections mmmjm pages in scctK HERALDZEITUNG 8 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 50 cents Preparing the feast CHRIS Tita Zavala mixes stuffing while Nicolasa Villanueva cooks ground beef to add to the stuffing Wednesday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Zavala is the head cook along with Nela not and was instrumen tal in getting the feast organized and Local groups gear up for monumental Thanksgiving Day meals FROM STAFF REPORTS Volunteers in New Braunfels and Sattler started at sunrise Wednesday carving peel ing potatoes and preparing desserts for those who might not otherwise get a Thanksgiving meal Ramiro a parishioner with Our Lady of Perpetual Help said he expects between to meals to be served in New Braunfels first citywide Thanksgiving Ayala said everything was ready Wednesday at the church parish Volunteers will arrive as early as 4 today to finish preparing the We just really wanted to target the New Braunfels Ayala This is a real commu nity Other Holy Family Whats Up New Braunfles citywide Thanksgiving from to today in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church parish Austin Call Turkey dinner hosted by the Canyon Lake Masonic Lodge and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8573 from noon to 4 today at the VFW post in Call 830 Church and its youth organization and First Presbyterian also helped Ayala and fellow paris honer Domingo Medina in organiz ing the Some 60 volunteers will help cook and serve Turkey and all the trimmings from to today at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish 138 Austin Volunteers also will deliver meals in town to those who are unable to come out for the free In members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8573 and the Canyon Lake Masonic Lodge said they hope for a larger turnout than the 350 who got a Thanksgiving Day meal there this past This is the 10th year the groups have sponsored the VFW Post Casey Hevener said about 30 people will be on hand today cleaning and delivering meals from noon to 4 today at the VFW post in If anyone doesnt have a family gettogether come on in and join Hevener This is our way of saying County judge announce reelection bid BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County Judge Dan ny Scheel announced Wednesday he will seek re A former 2 Commis sioner and Scheel is three years into his first term in the top post in coun ty He recently filed paper work naming his as cam paign trea surer and said he will formally file on During his term of Scheel worked to position the coun SCHEEL ty for its trying to address growth planning and water At the same he sought to hold the line on Tightfisted man agement and a steady growth in the county combined to hold the increase in the coun tys tax rate during Scheels Since our tax rate has increased by only one fifth of a keeping us at the bottom of the 23 counties in Texas with our popula Scheel Tm very proud of the great strides this county has made during my term as county Scheel I look forward to serving another term as county judge and fac ing whatever challenges come See Turkey hunting By early evening people were busy searching for the perfect and employees at HEB were just as busy HEB will be closed and Albertsons will close at JESSIE INSIDE Abby 5A Classifieds Comics 7B Crossword 5A Forum 8A 4A Movies 5A Obituaries 3A Sports Today 2A Key Code Holiday Gift Guide Everything you need to know to pre pare for the start of the holiday shop ping including tips on organiza tion and this years popu lar gift inside todays Herald Commissioners OK purchasing museum home BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Comal County and the New Braunfels Museum of Ail and Music inched closer Wednes day to closing a deal on pur chase of the museum build Museum officials said the sale would enable them to find space that is more economi cally feasible to operate some where in within the city limits of New Braunfels but not necessarily County officials said the deal would address immediate space poise county government to prepare for more longterm needs and address security concerns in the While commissioners autho rized County Judge Danny Scheel to sign a purchase agreement for the museum neither side dis closed a purchase price The details will not be finalized before clos scheduled for The money for the purchase will be transferred from coun ty reserve funds to be replaced at a later date if necessary by certificates of Under terms of the agree ment still to be the museum will stay at 199 Main Plaza until the end of it will close for two to three months and open in its undisclosed new location by May for its second Smith sonian Institution This Land is Your Land The Life and Legacy of Woody Neither Charles museum executive director or board David Lanion would discuss the new loca The board is extremely optimistic about our Lamon Gallagher said the muse um looked at several poten tial new he wouldnt specify which ones they He did that a lack of sufficient parking space in the downtown area seemed likely to force a move He estimated the new facility would have to have space to park250 to 300 We would love to stay but it may not be We have looked but parking is not sufficient at the available loca tions Except for the parking Gallagher didnt discuss what he was looking for in a new But he said he was seeking one that would be more economical than the cur rent location on the Main maintaining this building is a If you just walk in the door and snap on the it costs over a It became unfeasible for us to do the quality of programs we want and maintain the Gallagher The county now owns and operates the rear half of the called the Landa Office County car penter Mike Hovel will reno vate the part occupied by the School Hovel will construct space for a commissioners court room and build in other tem porary walls and that School said could create of additional office The county needed the and theyve talked to us about it for Lamon Thats since the county is growing so It was logical that the county grow into this since they own half of Hikeandbike trail group pulling for local support BY BILL FRISBEE Staff Writer The members of Comal County Trails want you to take a The nonprofit group formed in 1977 also wants residents to ride bikes along a proposed mile trail con necting central New Braun fels with Before that can proponents of the hikeandbike project need to blaze a trail of letters endors ing it to state transportation officials before a funding deci sion is made Comal County Trails mem bers want the Texas Depart ment of Transportation to See TRAIL79A 1JQ33 ;