New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 18, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas
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Edwards Aquifer 676.0 feet Comal River 331 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 325 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 1,050 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 911.31 ft. above mean sea level
NBU Pumping Report
7.350 million gallons Well water
1.214 million gallons
Molds..................moderate (Provided courtesy of Dr.
Ragweed.....................high Prank Hampel)
Full moon...............Oct. 2
Last quarter............Oct. 9
New moon..........Oct. 16
First quarter........Sept. 24
Partly cloudy Highs near 90 Rain: 20 percent S wind, 15 mph
Partly cloudy Lows low 70s Rain: 20 percent S wind, 15 mph
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Extended forecast: Wednesday, partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of afternoon and evening showers or thunderstorms. Highs around 90. Thursday, partly cloudy with a chance of showers or thunderstorms. Lows near 70. Highs 86 to 89. Friday through Sunday, partly cloudy. Lows 66 around 70.
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Families await news after bridge collapse
PORT ISABEL (AP) — Recovery crews resumed their search for victims Monday afternoon after barges and a tugboat slammed in the Queen Isabella Causeway and cars plummeted 85 feet into the water below.
At least four people have been confirmed dead and an unknown number are missing after the collision with the only bridge connecting Port Isabel with the spring-break resort South Padre Island
early Saturday morning.
Recovery efforts were temporarily suspended Sunday because a portion of the bridge was unstable, said Adrian Rivera, a Department of Public Safety spokesman.
Thirteen people were rescued from the 50-foot-deep channel, part of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Two of the bodies have been recovered — Stevan Rivas, 22, and Giaspar Hinojosa — and two remain in the water.
About 3 p.m., a crane in a boat removed a vehicle out of the water.
Zain trial nears its end
BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers defending former crime lab chemist Fred Zain tried to focus jurors’ attention on their most telling points Monday as they summed up their arguments before turning the case over to the jury.
The 12 jurors and three alternates asked to be excused for the day after the lawyers completed their closing arguments shortly before 5 p.m. They will begin their delibera
tions at 9 a.m. today.
“This has been a case about the perversion of the system of justice by one man,” said prosecutor Steve Jory, who used blowups of trial transcripts to point out Zain’s repeated assertions under oath that his laboratory was among “the top IO percent” and that its “quality control and efficiency is always IOO percent.”
In fact, Jory said, “Fred Zain did not adhere to the rule of law.” Other State Police officers testified that Zain “falsified (and) altered data ... and enhanced results.”
The newlywed de Winters, played by Brendan Flood and Maggie Bell, share a tender moment in the Wimberley Players' “Rebecca,” which opened Friday at The Greenhouse Theater in Woodcreek. The play runs weekends through Oct. 6. There are Sunday matinees scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Sunday and Sept. 30. Tickets and reservations can be obtained at the Old Gourmet Kitchen in Wimberley or by calling (512) 847-8601.
• Right, northbound main lane of Interstate 35 from a half-mile south of FM 725 to a half-mile north of the Guadalupe river — Closed from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. today while workers place bridge beams.
• Interstate 35 northbound and southbound frontage roads — work continuing from Ruekle Road to Executive Drive.
• West frontage road — temporarily closed while rebuilding work continues.
• Four Mile Creek at west frontage road — bridge completed but still closed while rebuilding continues; will reopen with rest of the west frontage road now under construction.
• Center median from Ruekle Road to north of Walnut Avenue — currently under construction.
• Center median from Ruekle Road to Four Mile Creek — work is continuing on median rail. When work on west frontage road is complete, southbound traffic will be switched to the middle.
• Farm-to-Market Road 725 — reduced to one lane each way; traffic shifted to the north as soon as the westbound lanes of FM 725 are rebuilt, which is scheduled for March.
• South side turnaround — closed: Kuehler Spur behind Burger King on FM 725 is open.
• North side turnaround — This turnaround will remain open throughout construction but will require various detours.
The Community Council of South Central Texas Inc. and the San Antonio Food Bank has been contracted by the Texas Department of Human Services to administer the Texas Commodity Assistance Program. Schedule of distribution includes:
• 9 a.m.to 4 p.m., today, Laurel Plaza, residents only;
• 9 a.m. to IO a.m. today, Canyon Lake, residents only;
• 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., today, 300 Laurel Plaza Lane, public;
• 9 a.m. to ll a.m., Wednesday, Villa Serena, residents only; and • 9 a.m. to IO a.m., Wednesday, Bavarian Manor Apartments, residents only.
For information, call 625-6268.
One People, One Grief, a bereavement gathering sponsored by Hope Hospice, will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today at the New Braunfels High School stadium.
Zoeller Funeral Home is inviting the public to express its sympathy to the families of the terrorist victims and the fire fighters and police officers who lost their lives. A register book will be available for signing at the Zoeller Funeral Home, 615 Landa St., during normal business hours.
Community Events► Birthdays/anniversaries
Happy Birthday to Marcus Sanchez (belated) and Atanacia Martinez (14 years -belated).
Happy Anniversary to Steve and Kathy Meurin (25 years).
To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144.^ Schools
NEW BRAUNFELS ISD
• Lions Club kindergarten vision screening at Memorial Primary, 9 a.m.
• Communities in Schools board of directors meeting, noon
• District Technology Committee meeting, The Education Center, 3-5 p.m.
• Memorial Intermediate Campus Improvement Council meeting, 4:15 p.m.
• Hope Hospice “One People One Grief ceremony, Unicom Stadium, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
• NBISD board of trustees regular meeting, The Education Center Board Room, 7 p.m.
• New Braunfels High School volleyball versus Boerne at Boerne, 9th (5 p.m.), JV (6 p.m.) and varsity (7 p.m.)
• Texas Common Application Workshop, NBHS, 7 p.m.
• Adon Seay Fall Individual Pictures
• Canyon High School volleyball at Smithson Valley at Canyon 9A (5 p.m.), 9B (6 p.m.), JV (6 p.m.) and varsity (7 p.m.)
• Mountain Valley Elementary School Fall Individual Pictures
• Rahe Primary School second Gr. Orientation, 6 p.m.
• ITBS TESTING, Spring Branch Middle School, through Thursday
• ITBS Testing, second grade at Rahe Primary School, through Thursday
• Canyon Middle School, open house, 6 p.m.
• Comal Elementary School PTO meeting/open house, 7 p.m.
• Special board meeting, 7 p.m., Canyon High School► Clubs
The New Braunfels AARP Chapter 1823 meets at 9:30 a.m. today at the Comal County Senior Citizen Center. For information, call 609-4036.
The Guadalupe County Genealogical Society meets at 7 p.m. today in the meeting room of the Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library, 707 E. College St. in Seguin. For information, call (830) 379-5488.
Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:45 p.m. today at the 24-hour club at 1142 Eikel.
The Parish Nurse Ministry of
Cross Lutheran Church and the Medical Team Home Health Agency of New Braunfels cohost a diabetes education and support group from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. today in the activity center at Cross Lutheran Church at 169 S. Hickory. Dr. Un Johnson will discuss how diabetes affects the kidneys. For information, call 629-8181 or 627-0005.
The George A. Garcia VFW Post 11050 and Ladies Auxiliary hosts its annual POW/MIA Candlelighting Services at 8 p.m. today at the American Legion Guadalupe Valley Post 35, 4210 Farm-to-Market Road 482. For information, call (830) 303-9329.
The Singles Fun Club for sin- • gles ages 40 and older meets at 7 p.m. each Tuesday at the Iron Horse Grill. For information, call 609-4077.TAQIIERIA .MUSTO
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