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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 7, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas GOODfORYOU Photo submitted Clemens Band Director Robert Petrisky, Schertz Elementary Teacher April Briggs, Superintendent Dr. Belinda Pustka and Steele High School Science Teacher Audra Hall. The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce recently recognized area educators. Chamber of Commerce recognizes area educators The New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce recently recognized area educators and honored April Briggs, Audra Hall and Robert Petrisky from the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District. Briggs, a teacher from Schertz Elementary, was honored as last year's distinguished educator, which made her eligible for the Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching. “Her main qualification is that she is just a great first grade teacher who puts her heart and soul into her classroom,” said Schertz Elementary Principal David Pevoto. “She is the backbone of technology at our campus and she serves as Schertz Elementary^ TechMate, which is almost a full time job by itself. I cannot think of anyone who is more deserving.” Also honored in the ceremony was Hall. Hall started teaching at Samuel Clemens in 1999, after spending four years as an agricultural science instructor and FFA advisor at Floresville High School. “I am glad to be back in the district,” said Hall, who graduated from Clemens, taught there for Five years, and now teaches at Steele High School. Former Dobie and new Clemens Band Director Petrisky was honored by the chamber for receiving the district’s highest educational honor the Norma Paschal Commitment to Children Award. While at Dobie Junior High his band program accumulated 11 UIL Sweepstakes trophies during the school’s seven year history, including all seven with the Honor Band. Birthdays/Ann iversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: I Jimmy Williams I Alfredo Rosales Sr. I Martin Rosales Sr., Oct. 6 I Altulo Cantu, 65 years old, Oct. 4 HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO: I Milton and Sylvia Erben, 55 years FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2005 DAILY COMINGSUNDAY Sweet treats Candy Boquet business offers bouquets that are beautiful, edible. Section B TODAY'S EVENTS COMMUNITY VFW Post 7110 Bingo Time: 7 p.m. Location: 600 Peace Ave. Now Braunfels Fanners Market Time: 3 to 6 p.m. Location: First Protestant Church parking lot, 205 S. Casted You should know: Drawing each week for a half-bushel basket of homegrown fruit and vegetables. Gruene Music and Wine Fest Date: Today through Sunday Location: Gruene You should know: Wine and food, live music, Gospel brunch. To benefit Hope Hospice and the United Way of Comal County. Schedule is as follows: Friday — Shows at Gruene Hall ■ 6 - 8:30 p.m. - Joe Ely acoustic/solo performance ■ 9:30 p.m. - Joe Ely Band Saturday ■ Noon-6 p.m. - Bret Graham and Brian Keane at The Grapevine ■ 1-5 p.m. - Ponty Bone and the Squeezetones at Gruene Hall ■ 9 p.m. - Junior Brown at Gruene Hall Sunday ■ 10:30 a.m. -The Bells of Joy, Bret Graham and Selina Affram at Gruene Hall ■ 2-10 p.m. -Texas Style Music Fest, Gruene Hall including performances by Wade Bowen and west 84, Stoney Larue, Two Tons of Steel, Houston Marchman, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Cooder Graw, Micky and the Motorcars, Jason Boland and the Stragglers and Randy Rogers. ■ For tickets and information call (830) 629-5077. Blood Drive Time: 2 to 5 p.m. Location: Wal-Mart Distribution Center, 3900 I-35 North Information: (210) 731-5568 TLU Band Concert Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: Jackson Autorium, TLU Campus, Seguin Cost: Free Information: Call Kathy Hughes at (830) 372-8049 WORKSHOPS Low-Impact Dance Aerobics Time: 8:15 a.m. Location: Seele Parish House You should know: Class consists of a cardiovascular work- DAVID INGRAM/Herald-Zeitung DON'T MISS FOOTBALL New Braunfels will play Lake Travis tonight in Unicom Stadium. Tickets are $7 for reserved seats for adults and $2 for students and can be purchased from 8 a.m. to I p.m. at the high school office. Tickets are $6 general admission and $7 for reserved seats at the gate. Canyon will play Burnet in Burnet. Tickets are $6 adult, $2 student and will be sold from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the front office of the high school. Tickets at the gate will be $6 and $3. Smithson Valley will play MacArthur at Ranger Stadium. Tickets are $7 for reserved adult seats, $6 general admission, and $3 students. All seats at the gate will be $7, cash only. All three games begin at 7:30 p.m. out, strength training with light weights, stretching and relaxation. Information: 625-9295 Cheer et a Ranger Football Game Clinic You should know: The Smithson Valley Cheerleaders annual 'Get to Cheer at a Ranger Football Game' includes pizza/drink, cheer clinic T-shirt and entrance to the football game with registration. Cost: $25 Information: Marlene Keller 980-4031. REMINDERS N'T FORGET Dietert-Gaile School Reunion Date: Saturday Time: 11 a.m. Location: The Old Dietert School site in Zorn. You should know: Lunch at El Rancho Grande, 3301 Dreibrodt Road, San Marcos at noon. Bring favorite dessert, cards, dominoes and other games for an afternoon of fellowship and fun. Remember to bring old snap shots! Cost: $7 per person Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament Date: Saturday Time: 8 a.m. Shotgun Start Location: Landa Park Golf Course You should know: Benefits the McKenna Children's Museum and The Westside Community Center Soup Kitchen. Cost: $300/team or $75/person. Information: (830) 379-3181 or (830) 237-9759 Game Watching Party Date: Saturday Time: 3 p.m. Location: Scores Sports Bar, 223 W. San Antonio You should know: Sponsored by Texas Tech Alumni Association; televised game between Texas Tech and Nebraska. CHS Cheerleader Clinic Date: Saturday Time: 8 a.m. to noon You should know: For ages 3 years to 4th grade and 5th through 8th grade advanced Herald-Zettung To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected] com cheer. May register on line at [email protected] Information: 627-0264 Dance Date: Sunday Time: 3 to 7 p.m. Location: Eagles Hall, 257 E. South St. You should know: Sponsored by Good Time Polka and Waltz Club, music by The Cloverleaf Orchestra. Information: 625-0275 Daughters of the American Revolution Date: Monday Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Gruene River Grill You should know: Joint meeting with the Sons of the American Revolution. Speaker Charles Gallagher will speak on the Museum of Art and Music, and Robert Hicks will give a presentation on preservation of the King's Highway. Cost: $15 a person Information: 624-7155 Comal County Genealogy Society Date: Tuesday Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: First United Methodist Church, 572 W. San Antonio Street You should know: Roxolin Bose Krueger will give presentation on the book "Oma, Tell Me About Olden Times" Information: Mary Ann Lehmann 606-0740 PLAN A H E A New BraunFit Walkfest Date: Oct. 15 Time: 10:30 a.m. check in; 11:30 a.m. walk Location: Holy Family Catholic Church, 245 S. Hidalgo Ave. You should know: Pre-registration is recommended, deadline is today, available at McKenna Memorial Hospital lobby, New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, McKenna Club, Hill Country Medical Associates. After walk, visit the Health Fair at Holy Family Church from 1 to 5 p.m. Information: 606-2162 CHS dees of '75 reunion Date: Oct. 28 and 29 You should know: Oct. 28 class will attend the CHS/Marble Falls football game at Cougar Stadium. Oct. 28 will feature a catfis dinner and nine-pin bowling at Frieheit Bowling Club. Cost is $30 person, Information: Contact Judy Thompson Krause at [email protected] Updated forecasts: Type "city, state” or zip code into space provided and click "go" button. TEXAS FORECAST Forecast tor Friday, Od. 7 CLICK 6 TODAY Mostly cloudy Hi: 66 Low: 56 City/Region Low | High temps SUN and MOON__MOON    PHASES Sunrise today 7:28 a.m. Sunrise today 7:28 a.m. ^    gk Sunset today 7:13 p.m.    \^_y10/17    ^ 11/02 Weather Underground • AF POLLEN COUNTS Mold High Pigweed Absent Fell Elm Absent Ragweed _____ High CCASTAL FORECAST Rxt lnner fatly cloudy in the morning than becoming moaiy doudy. North winds at 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in afternoon. High in lower 70s. It wi be mostly doudy tonight wift north vwids at 10 to 15 mph. Low around 60 inland mid fife coml BY THE NUMBERS Cloudy    • -j*.    ,C* Partly Cloudy -->    Showers    ^§1*?    Rain    .    Snow Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Mostly sunny Partly cloudy Mostly doudy Mostly doudy Hi: 78    Hi:    83    Rain: 40%    Rain:    50% Low: 57    Low:    63    Hi:    81    Hi:    78 Low: 65    Low:    59 IN COMAL COUNTY Highs/lows_10/05 Canyon Dam    90/69 New Braunfels Airport 93/71 Rainfall    10/05 Month Canyon Dam    0    _0 New Braunfels    0    0.01 Water Flows    10/06    Changa Edwards Aquifer    676.1    0 J-17 Well    678.7    0 Comal River    169    -192.0 cubic ft/second Canyon Dam 10/06 Changa Inflow    139.0    0 cubic ft/second Outflow    114    +20 cubic ft/second Lake level    907.70    -0.05 feet above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report 10/06 Surface water    6.873 million gallons Well level    5.106 million gallons ACROSS TEXAS  as of 8 a.m. Thursday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/74/45//Raln Austin/94/69//Cldy Dallas-Ft Worth/92/63//Cldy El Paso/88/56/. 10/PCIdy Houston/92/71//POdy Lubbock/88/48/1.56/Rain San Antonio/92/70//Cldy ACROSS THE NATION as of 8 a.m. Thursday City/W Lo/Pit/Of! Albuquerque/78/45/.04/PCIdy Atlanta/81/69/.34/Rain Baltimore/78/60/.01/Rain Boston/73/59//Cldy Chicago/84/52//PCIdy Cincinnati/84/57//PCIdy Cleveland/81/63//PCIdy Denver/59/37//PCIdy Detroit/83/65//PCIdy Honolulu/86/76//PCIdy Indianapolis. BZ 59//Cldy Kansas City/76/42/. I Society Las Vegas/78/6G//Clr Los Angeles/93/63//Clr Milwaukee/84/5Q//PCIdy Mpls-St Paul/72/39/.06/Cldy New Orleans/89/76//PCIdy New York City/78/66//Cldy Oklahoma City/87/54/.OI/Cldy Philade!phia/82/64//Cldy Phoenix/96/71//Clr Pittsburgh/81 /60//POdy St Louis/B6/53//Cldy Salt Lake City/55/36//Clr San Diego/83/64//Clr San Francisco/80/53//C!r Seattle/65/55/Ram Washington, D.C/81/68//Rain WEATHER EXTREMES High 99 at Casa Grande, Ariz^ Low 8 at Baker, Mont MANDY REARY/Herald-Zeitung A lone evening commuter makes his way down River Road. For Loch. Dues ■ Detour The east (northbound side) Interstate 35 frontage road has been converted to one-way northbound traffic from FM 306 to Kohlenberg Road. Southbound traffic will be directed north to Kohlenberg Road, then southbound on the west side frontage road. ■Reopens: In three months. ■Woric This section of the road will be reduced to one-way traffic for installation of drainage and roadway construction. ;