New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 23, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas
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Soefje selected as Spirit of‘76 Patriot of the Year
New Braunfels High School graduate Alan Soefje has been selected as the Spirit of ‘76 Patriot of the Year by tin Freedoms Foundation at Valley
Soefje is a member of the group’s San Antonio chapter.
rile foundation honors one recipient ('very year for outstanding service to the community and exemplary citizenship.
Soefje currently lives in San Antonio where he is active in The Boy Scouts of America, the Lions Club, MO WW, the Knights of Columbus and his local church.
After graduating from NBHS in 1950. Soefje attended Texas A&M University and received his law degree from St. Mary’s University. He then spent 31 years in the Air Force.
Soefje made a second career in education, teaching in classrooms from the elementary level to college.
The Freedoms Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with L000 inembers in .ti local chapter across the country. The group sponsors educational programs on U.S. history, constitutional right and citizens’ responsibilities, core values and the private enterprise system.
— Leigh Jones
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:
■ Leti Martinez
■ Robert Leal
■ Veronica A. l/)pez, Nov. 22
How to get your news into the Herald-Zeitung
Residents are encouraged to share their accomplishments, special moments and community events. You can submit by:
■ Mail —707 Landa St 78130.
■ Email — [email protected]
■ Information — Call 625-9144, ext. 222
Get great deals on new and used vehicles in the Classifieds.
New Braunfels Rotary Club
Location: Seekatz Opera House, 265 San Antonio St. Information: 629-9139
Time: 6:45 p.m. Wednesday; 8:30 a.m. Monday and Friday Location: 24-hour Club, 1142 Eikel St.
Phoenix — Life Rising From Ashes
Time: 5:15 to 6:30 p.m.
Location: MHMR Center, 180 W. Mill St. (side entrance)
You should know: Peer support group for bipolar depression and schizophrenia. Free service. Information: Jean Kinsfather, 830-214 5032
All Issue-Related Groups
Time: 7:45 p.m.
Location: Oakwood Baptist Church, 2154 Loop 337 N.
You should know: An open step study meets immediately following 6:30 p.m. service. Information: 625-0267
"Sorry! Wrong Chimney"
Date: Today through Dec. 22 Location: Harlequin Dinner Theatre, Fort Sam Houston You should know: Wednesday through Saturday evenings. A Yuletide farce by Jack Sharkey and Leo Sears; 6:15 p.m. salad bar and cocktails; 6:30 to 7:30 buffet; 8 p.m. buffet.
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Location: Church of Christ, 1665 Business 35 S.
You should know: Child care provided.Ten-week course, step-by-step process that makes divorce recovery easier. Cost: $10 for materials Information: 625-3520
Morning Art Class
Time: 9 a.m. to noon Location: River City Advocacy Center, 1117 N. Walnut St., behind ASE Electronics You should know: Support group sponsored by the River City Mental Health Consumers; a very relaxing time working on various art projects.
Information: Don Guenther,
HILL COUNTRY BRASS
A magical sleigh ride is in store for young and old as Hill Country Brass brings to life beloved carols and favorite Christmas tunes full of beauty, grandeur and spirit in the Brauntex Theatre, located at 290 West San Antonio in beautiful downtown New Braunfels ((^performances at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 and at 3 p.m. Dec. 4 Adult tickets for either show is $20 for general admission and $25 for reserved seating. Children are $10 for general admission and $13 for reserved. For tickets or information, call the Brauntex Theatre at 627-0808 or check the Web site at www.brauntex.org.
Top Hat Dance Class
Information: Marie Moore, 609-6121
Comal Aggie Moms' German Cookie Bake 2005
Date: Order now through Dec. 4 for Dec. 11 pick up Location: Pick up at Canyon High School cafeteria 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You should know: Annual scholarship fund-raiser joint effort with CISD Community Education Department. Five traditional homemade German cookie varieties.
Cost: $4 a dozen Information: Karen Haas, 629-6304; Willie Haas, 625-2832; Tara Kohlenburg, 629-3884; Marlena Schlater by e-mail at [email protected]
13th Annual Stuffed Animal Collection
Location: 493 S. Seguin St.
You should know: Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper Realtors is collecting bears and other gently loved or new stuffed animals to give to area children this Christmas and for charities to
have available throughout the year.
Date: Thursday Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Westside Community Center
You should know: Everyone welcomed, transportation will be available.
Information: 629-2011 ext. 4
Living History Re-Enactment
Date: Friday and Saturday Location: Admiral Nimitz Museum of the Pacific War, Fredericksburg ,You should know: Demonstrations of American and Japanese weapons and a combined arms assault on a recreated Japanese pill box. Times are 10 a.m. and 12:30,
2:30 and 4 p.m.
4th Annual Advent Vespers
Date: Sunday Time: 3 p.m.
Location: First Baptist Church You should know: Sponsored by the New Braunfels Music Study Club (Texas and National Federation of Music Clubs). Information: JoAnn Lemmon, 606-1224.
To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected]
Date: Sunday Time: 3 to 7 p.m.
Location: Eagles Hall, 257 E.
You should know: Sponsored by GoodTime Polka and Waltz Club, music by the Fritz Hodde Orchestra From Taylor. Guests
The Bafta,is of New Braunfels
Date: Monday Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: NB Public Library You should know: Presentation aboutTheTwin Manifestations, the Prophet-Founders of the Baha,i faith. Free to the public. Information: 708-9802
Seguin Holiday Stroll
Date: Dec. 1-3
Location: Downtown Seguin You should know: Annual lighted holiday parade, visit by Santa, food booths, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday entertainment. Call for complete schedule of activities and times. Information: 830-401-2480
Date: Dec. 2 Time: 3 p.m.
Location: Senior Center You should know:Travel to Main Street Bethlehem in Burnet. Dinner at Bluebonnet Cafe in Marble Falls. Rose and Dan Reardon chairpersons. Information: 629-0722
Date: Dec. 2-4 Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Fischer You should know: Weihnachtsmarkt Christmas Market. FM 306 to 484 to Fischer.
Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 7110 cookie walk, cafe and bake sale
Date: Dec. 3
Time: 9 a m. to noon
Location: 600 S. Peace Ave.
You should know: Cookie walk, cafe and bake sale. Proceeds benefit Diabetes Association.
NBRW Christmas Tour of Homes
Date: Dec. 3
Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
You should know:The New Braunfels Republican Women (PAC) sponsoring a tour of 6 homes.
Cost: Advance tickets $12, day of tour $15.
Information: Pat Westberry, 627-
Updated forecasts: www.srh.noaa.gov Type "city, state" or zip code into space
provided and click “go" button.
Sunny Hi: 80 Low: 51
Forecast for Wednesday, Nov. 23
High | Low temps
71° I 37°
76° | 43°
76 I 38°
• El Paso
69 I 37°
82° I 44"
77' | 47”
84° | 55*
O 2005 Wunderground.corr
SUN and MOON Sunrise today 7:00 a m. Sunset today 5:35 p.m.
Mostly sunny Hi: 80 Low: 52
Partly cloudy Rain: 30% Hi: 69 Low: 57
Mostly cloudy Rain: 60% Hi: 66 Low: 58
Mosly doudy Rain: 30% Hi: 70
BY THE NUMBERS
M I ast qtr
Mt. Cedar Trace
Port Aransas: Mostly sunny with light south winds increas ing to 10 to 15 mph in afternoon. High in lower 80s inland, upper 70s on the coast. It will be mostly clear in evening becoming partly cloudy. South winds at about 10 mph. Low in mid-50s inland, at about 60 on the coast.
IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows 11/21
Canyon Dam 71/41
New Braunfels Airport 73/35 Rainfall 11/21 Month
Canyon Dam 0 0.06
New Braunfels 0 Trace
Water Flows 11/22 Change Edwards Aquifer677.8 -0.05 J-17 Well, 678.0 0
Comal River 368 +20
Canyon Dam 11/22 Change
Inflow 175 +15
Outflow 113 -4
Lake level 907.08 -0.06
feet above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report 11/22
Surface water 7.286
Well level 1.649
as of 8 a m. Tuesday
City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk
Amarillo/65/27//Clr Austin/71/32//Clr Dallas-Ft Worth/66/40//Clr El Paso/66/36//Clr Houston/65/39//Clr Lubbock/71/31//Clr San Antonio/75/42//Clr ACROSS THE NATION
as of 8 a m, Tuesday
City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk
Atlanta/50/38/1.0ZPCIdy Ba Iti mo re/50/43/.86/Ra i n Boston/58/46/.99/Rain Buffa!o/47/37/.02/Snow Chicago,''49/31//PCIdy Cincinnati/50/39//Snow Cleveland/48/39/.01 /Snow Denver/58/29//Clr Detroit 44/34//PCIdy Honolulu/82/73/. 12/PCIdy lndianapolis/42/34//Snow Kansas City/60/36//PCIdy Las Vegas/71/47//Clr Los Angeles/83/60//PCIdy Miami Beach/84/62/.10/Clr Mpls-St Paul/44'26//Cldy New Orleans/71/42//Clr New York City/54/46/.80/Rain Philadelphia/51 /44/.62/Rain Phoenix/80/53//Clr Pittsburgh/53/37//Snow St Louis/55/39//PCIdy Salt Lake City/49/27//Cldy San Diego/79/56//PCIdy San Francisco/66/47//Clr Seattle/48/37//Cldy Washington, D.C./50/43/.76/Rain WEATHER EXTREMES High 91 at Anaheim, Calif.
Low 3 at Stanley, Idaho
Motorists travel across the newly constructed bridge on Schoenthal Road Tuesday afternoon, even as the finishing touches are being added.