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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2003dailyPLANNER COMING THI JBSDAY Fun uncorked Get the lowdown on the Gruene Musk and Wine fest Find out who performs and where to get tickets. I '*f w .....^ : a • rn. rn Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Features Editor Brian Grant at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected] com TODAY'S EVENTS CLUBS New Century Lions Club Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: TJ's off Loop 337 Information: Call Corey Hall, 980-3367. New Braunfels Rotary Club — Evening Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Smokehouse. Center. Featured artists are Crystal York, Rusty Doherty, Chuck Miller. Information: Call 606-4547. Annual Riverside Chili and Bean Cookoff Date: Oct. 17-18. Time: 6 to 10 p.m., Friday and noon to 7 p.m. Saturday Location: Whitewater sports off FM 306, Canyon Lake You should know: Sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Canyon Men. Proceeds benefit local charitable causes. Admission to grounds and parking is free. Information: call (830) 964-5555 to sign up; (830) 964-3800 for camping information. PLAN AHEAD COMMUNITY Information: Call Ali Zamora, (5120) 392-3578. GOVER N M E NT Schertz City Council Time: 7 p.m. Location: Council chambers. Municipal Complex, 1400 Schertz Parkway, Schertz. REMINDERS DON'T MISS Unitarian Universalist Forum Date: Wednesdday Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Faith United Church of Christ, 970 Loop 337 You should know: Guest speaker Jeff Frazier, ACLU lawyer Information: Call 629-4262. KONOS Date: Thursday Time: 7 p.m. You should know: Open to parents using or considering KONOS homeschool method. Location: Call for directions Information: Call MelRae Ambs, (830) 643-0222. Comal County Genealogy Society Date. Oct. 14 Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church parlor, 572 W. San Antonio St. You should know: Program is “The History of the New Braunfels Schuetzenverein." Information: Call 606-0740. Comal Country Music Show Date: Oct. 15 Time; 7:30 to 10 p.m. Location: Civic Center, 390 S. Seguin Ave. You should know: Show benefits the Comal County Senior Citizen GOODFORYOU DAVID INQRAM/Herald-Zeitung Jima Watson and Keith Weber.Trashiest volunteers help keep rivers clean lima Watson and Keith Weber drove down from Arlington to volunteer at TYashfest. TYashfest is a daylong river cleanup. Volunteers get free food, air for diving gear and prizes for collecting the most trash. Watson and Weber were two of 200 divers who participated in the annual event. Most of them were out-of-town-ers. The volunteers were divided into several groups of eight divers each and assigned different parts of the Comal River. They worked from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. collecting trash and were celebrated with a diner later that evening. Watson and Weber represented the Diving Rebels diving club out of Arlington. They cleaned a short stretch of river near the dam in Landa Park. TYashfest is the largest and last single river cleanup effort. — Dylan JimenezBirthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:■ Jimmy Williams■ Robert Goebel■ Roxahne Adams, 35 Oct. 6 HAPPY BIRTHDAY MONDAY TO:■ Steve and Amy Biddison, 3 years How to 0ot yow jwwo lototh* Herald-Zettung Reaidtnts ara encouraged to chara tfnir accompiiahnnants, spacial moments and community events. Submissions should be sent to Featuice Editor Brian Grant O Mad — 707 Landa 9L New Braunfels 78130. ■ Banal — bgrantOheiakkeitungcom O Information — cad 625-9144, ext. 222 Canyon Lake Rotary Club Time: noon Location: VFW Post 8573 in Sattler You should know: Lunch served. New Braunfels Toastmasters Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Location: Summit Center, 2405 I-35 S. Information: Call 625-2217.    .* Newcomer's Club Time: 9:30 a.m. Location: Comal County Senior Citizens Center You should know: Kay Lambert will speak on antiques. Information: Call 625-2939. Smithson Valley Cheerleading Clinic Date: Oct. 17 Cost: $25, includes pizza and drink. T-shirt and entrance to the football game. Information: Call Marlene Keller, 980-4031. Community Council of South Central Texas Time: 11:30 a.m. to noon Location: Laurel Plaza Community Room, 300 Laurel Lane You should know: Lunch for those 60 years and older. Free transportation to site. Cost: Suggested donation, $1.25 Information: Call 629-1751. Social Services of Guadalupe Valley Hospital Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: Guadalupe Valley Hospital, 1215 E. Court St., Seguin You should know: Offering free and confidential grief support sessions Information: Call (830) 401-7348. Alzheimer Support Group Time: 4:30 p.m. Location: Eden Home Friendship Room. 631 Lakeview Blvd. Information: Call 625-6291, or 625-7500 CASA Voluntoor Training Time: 2:30 to 5 p.m. You should know: Volunteer training classes will be held in San Marcos Tuesdays and Thursdays. Advocates are trained by CASA and appointed by a District Judge to advocate for children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect. Book Signing Date: Oct. 18 Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Antique Center and Alamo Books. 4476 U.S. 281 N. You should know: Allen Smith, grandson of Clinton L. Smith, will personalize copies of "The Boy Captives’ a true narrative of the only known brothers to have survived the hardships of captivity by hostile Indians. Information: Call (830) 980-3062. "Late Nit* Catechism" Date: Oct. 24 Time: 7 p.m., door opens at 5:30 p.m. Location: New Braunfels Civic Center. You should know: Sponsored by Canyon Lake Rotary Club. Door prizes, silent auction items and raffle tickets offered. Rotary provides funds and services for flood victims, winter clothing and aid to families, student scholarships and the volunteer fire department. Cost: Tickets are $35 each, includes dinner. Groups of 10 may reserve tables Information: Call (830) 899-3205 or 964-4744. Blood Drive Date: Oct. 26 Time: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall You should know: Conducted by South Texas Blood and Tissue Center. Donors receive a T-shirt. Information: Call Cari Gray, 625-4513. DAVID MORAM/Herald-Zeitung DONT MISSA ROCKIN' TIME • It will be a rockin' time on the river this weekend for the first New Braunfels Independent School District Education Foundation benefit. The party is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday at Rockin’ R in Gruene. Dress is casual. Tickets are $50 and will be sold until 5 p.m. Wednesday at the New Braunfels Education Center and Miller and Miller Insurance. Funds raised are used to provide grants for classroom activities. 5-DAY OUTLOOK FOR NEW BRAUNFELS AND COMAL COUNTY weather c L1CIS Updated forecasts:    p    pT    pT    |I Jhk. Type “city, state" or zip code into space l_- l- [- [- [- provided and click “go' button % TEXAS FORECAST Tuesday. Oat. 7 AccuWaathar .com forecast for daytime conditions, high/low TODAY Mostly cloudy Rain 20% Hi: 84 Low: 63 .ii** ewe Sunny Pl Cloudy Cloudy Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow leo VIS Assoc ated Pint SUN and MOON Sunrise today 7:29 arn Sunset today 7:12 p.m. MOON PHASES Full M Last qtr. 10/10 ^ 10/18 10/25 I1?,/?- POLLEN COUNTS Trees Weeds dress COASTAL FORECAST Absent    Port Aransas: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of High    showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s with .. .    light and variable winds becoming east around 10 mph Moderate    |n t^e afternoon Chance of rain 20 percent Lows in the    lower 70s Rsiimilsy Partly cloudy Rain; 20% Hi: 85 Low: 69 Thursday Partly cloudy Rain: 20% Hi: 85 Low: 68 Friday Saturday Partly cloudy Partly cloudy Hi: 83 Rain: 30 % Low: 67 HI: 85 Low: 67 BY TNI NUMBERS IN COMAL COUNTY Lubbock; 77,58.19,Cldy Highs/lows 10/5 Midland-Odessa,82,68;mm,PCIdy Canyon Dam 83/69 San Antonio;86,74;.03,PCIdy New Braunfels Airport 88/64 NATIONAL Rainfall 10/5 Month City, HI/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Bulverde n/a n/a Bismarck. 84; 36;,Clr Canyon Dam OOO OOO Chicago, 61,35 .Clr Fischer Store n/a n/a Cincinnati;69;48;;Clr New Braunfels OOO OOO Cleveland, 57;34;;Clr Spring Branch n/a n/a Columbus, Ohio,63,41 ;;Clr Water Flows 10/6 Change Denver; 77;46;;PCIdy Edwards Aquifer 682 8 -0.5ft Des Moines;83;47;;Clr Comal River 369 -1 cubic ft/*Acond Detroit, 59; 35 .Clr Duluth,69;35;;Clr Evansville; 77;45,;Clr Fargo,81 ;50;,Clr Canyon Dam 10/4 Changa Inflow 155 -5 cubic tt/second Outflow 125 -0 cubic ft/second Grand Rapids;58,28;;Clr Indianapolis,69,45,,Clr Lake level 908.27 -0.02 feat above mean aaa level Kansas City; 76; 51 .Clr Milwaukee,57;33;;C!r Mpls-St Paul,76,46,;PCIdy Oklahoma City;76;59,;Cldy NBU Pumping Report 10/6 Surface water 6.990 million gallon!. Lake level 1.203 million gallons Omaha;83;53„Clr Rapid City;81;48,;PCIdy St Louis; 79; 57;;Ck TODAY'S FORECASTS ACROSS TEXAS City, Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo,75,57;,fcldy Austin,83,66.01 ;PCIdy_ Brownsville,84.72, 12,Cldy Dallas-Ft Worth; 76;66;,Cldy El Paso,89;61;;Rain Houston; 86;69; 70;Cldy Sioux Fal!s;82;41;;Clr Topeka, 76;47;,Clr Tulsa, 71 ;55;;PCIdy Washington,D C ;68;49;;PCIdy Wichita; 72;49;;PCIdy WEATHER EXTREMES High: 106 at Death Valley, Calif. Low: 19 at Bondurant, Wyo. DAVID INGftAM/Heraid-Zeitung Drivers were going in circles around Main Plaza off Seguin Avenue Monday afternoon. ■ Closure The southbound Interstate 35 frontage road will be closed between Peach and Schmidt streets from 8:30 a m to 4 p m today. ■ Reopens: Work is expected to be completed by 4 p m ■ Detour Onto Peach Street to Business 35. Traffic will follow detour signs to Schmidt Street and then re-enter the southbound frontage road. ■ Work: Contractors will be working on the southbound main lane guard rail from the frontage road. ■ Closure: Klingemann Street will be closed between Hayselton and Chicago avenues from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. ■ Reopens: Work is expected to be completed by 4 p m. ■ Detour. Adjscent streets. Residents will be given access to their homes during the project. ■ Work: New Braunfels Utilities will work on water mains For information, call NBU at 608-8831. ;