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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 23, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas GOODFORYOU Photo submitted Rotarian pilot Alan Stahlman and volunteer firefighters from California unload donated food and supplies from Texas. Canyon Lake Rotarian participates in Angel flight* Canyon Lake Rotary Club’s “Rotarian of the Year 2005,” pilot Alan Stahlman just returned from Mississippi where he flew several “Angel Flight” missions to help victims of Hurricane Katrina. “I just got back all tuckered out!” Stahlman said. “I flew about 25 hours and 3300 miles. On Monday, we flew directly over the president in Air Force One at Gulfport sitting on the ground. The only aircraft allowed were Angel Flights, military,and law enforcement. There were hundreds of planes and helicopters. While in the air, one controller said, ‘will you guys hold on a minute while we sort this out.’ Air Traffic Control did a fantastic job.” On Thursday, Stahlman was told to hold on the runway at Baton Rouge while four presidential helicopters lifted off directly in front of him... it was Vice President Dick Cheney and company. “I wish the public could see the hundreds of Angel Flight pilots and their planes and other volunteer planes from all of the country going in and out of the available airports in the area,” Alan mused. “At Baton Rouge Airport, it looked liked a battle holding area. We pilots were lined up and issued missions to fly, and there were only minutes between flights. I heard this was the largest airlift effort in history.” Birthdays/Anniversaries HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Travis Williams, 13 years old ■ Mandy Nichole Ortiz ■ Patricia Timmerman ■Ashley Rose Gonzales, Sept. 21,15 years old HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: ■ Ramon and Angelita Velasquez, 49 years How to get your news into the Herald-Zeftung Residents are encouraged to share their accomplishments, special moments and community events. You can submit by: ■ Mail — 707 Landa St 78130. ■ E-mail — [email protected] ■ Information — Call 625-9144, ext 222 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2005 DAILY COMINGSUNDAY Keep it working Shotgun Willies keeps lawn, garden equipment working perfectly. Section B TODAY'S EVENTS COMMUNITY VFW Post 7110 Bingo Time: 7 p.m. Location: 600 Peace Ave. Now Braunfels Farmers 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. WORKSHOPS Low-Impact Dance Aerobics Class Time: 8:15 a.m. Location: Seele Parish House You should know: Class consists of a cardiovascular workout, strength training with light weights, stretching and relaxation. Information: 625-9295 REMINDERS DON'T FORGET Canyon High School Class of 1995 Reunion Date: Saturday You should know: Natural Bridge Caverns, 7 p.m.. Saturday, Sept. 24. Cost: $10 per person Information: 708-9047 Rock for Relief Date: Saturday Time: 4 to 9 p.m. Location: Rodcin R River Rides, 1405 Gruene Road You should know: Local rock bands will play free, with cash donations accepted to go directly to The American Red Cross to assist in the hurricane relief effort. Information: Call Rick Taylor at (830) 237-6985 Blood Drive Date: Saturday Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Location: Water Garden Gems, 3136 Bolton Road, Marion Information: Burt Nichols (210) 659-5841 Adult Swim Clinic Date: Saturday Time: 9 a.m. to noon Location: Landa Olympic Pool You should know: For the adult swimmer who lacks confidence in their ability to swim. Ages 16 and up. Cost: $35 Information: 608-2167 Youth Theatre Troupe Date: Mondays after school Time: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Location: BrauntexTheatre WEATHER Updated forecasts: Sill Type "city, state" or zip code into space provided and click "go" button. TEXAS FORECAST # TODAY Parity cloudy Rain: 50% Hi: 96 Low: 75 DON'T MISS GOLF TOURNAMENT The Knights of Columbus will have a golf tournament beginning with an 8 a.m. shotgun start Oct. 8 at the Landa Park golf course. The event will benefit the McKenna Children’s Museum and The Westside Community Center Soup Kitchen. Cost is $300/team or $75/person, and deadline to register is Oct. I. For information, call (830) 379-3181 or (830) 237-9759. You should know: Acting classes for children ages 7-18 Cost: $100 for whole session Information: Call 609-0710 Book Review Club Date: Tuesday Time: 10 a.m. Location: Senior center You should know: Carla Tatum will review "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" by John Berendt. Visitors invited. Cost: Members free; visitors $2 Information: Call Rose Reardon at 629-0722 Blood Drives ■ Date: Tuesday Time: 5 to 7 p.m. Location:The McKenna Club, 710 Landa St. Information: (210) 731-5555 ■ Date: Tuesday Time: 2 to 4 p.m. Location: Colonial Manor Nursing Home, 821 Hwy 81W Information: (210) 731-5555 Healing through Grief Date: Sept. 27-Nov. 1 Time: 7 p.m.,Tuesdays Location: Church of Christ, 1665 S. Business Loop I-35 You should know: A six-week session for anyone who is dealing with the death of a loved one. Cost: Free Information: Call Lucretia Burton at 625-3520 PLAN AHEAD Friends of the Library Book Sale Date:Thursday and Sept. 30 Time: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m..Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday Location: Civic center You should know: All money raised benefits the New Braunfels Public Library. Excellent Americana section, Texans, War, History, fiction and cookbooks. Cost: Free admission. St. Paul Lutheran Church Country Store Date: Oct. 1 Time: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Fellowship Hall, St. Paul Lutheran Church You should know: Christmas decor, arts and crafts, baked goods, plants, vintage items, sporting goods and tools. Silent auction and food. Information: (830) 625-7166 Grace Memorial Church Rummage Sale Date: Oct. 1 Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: 3240 FM 725 Saturday Mostly cloudy Rain: 60% Hi: 82 Low: 73 Sunday Cloudy Rain: 20% Hi: 93 Low: 75 Monday Partly doudy Rain: 30% Hi: 93 Low: 75 Tuesday Partly doudy Rain: 30% Hi: 92 Low: 71 Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected] com Photo submitted You should know: Clothing, toys, books, household goods and baked goods. Barbecue lunch plate available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: $6 plate Information: 629-1580 Hermann Sons Lodge No. 21 Date: Oct. 2 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Hermann Sons Hall, 463 N. Union St. You should know: Celebrating 115th anniversary, food catered by Cateran. Cost: Guests $7.50, members free. Information: Call Virginia Vetter at 625-4951 NBHS Class of 1945 Time: 11:15 a.m. Location: Davila's BBQ, Loop 337 Information: 609-0473 Ballroom Dance Classes Date: Oct. 5 Time: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Location: Senior citizen center. You should know: Sponsored by TheTop Hat Dance Club, classes will continue on first and third Wednesday and will start with the basics and go through advanced. Information: 609-6121 [email protected] Cheer at a Ranger Football Game Clinic Date: Oct. 7 You should know: The Smithson Valley Cheerleaders annual 'Get to Cheer at a Ranger Football Game' includes pizza/drink, cheer clinicT-shirt and entrance to the football game with registration. Cost: $25 Information: Call Marlene Keller at 980-4031. Dietert-Galle School Reunion Date: Oct. 8 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 CHB Cheerleader Clinic Date: Oct. 8 Time: 8 a.m. to noon You should know: For ages 3 years to fourth grade and fifth through eighth grade advanced cheer. May register on line at [email protected] Information: 627-0264 DAVID INGRAM'Herald-Zeitung Motorists pass through a work zone on Loop 337 in front of McCoy's Thursday afternoon while crews add a right turn lane into businesses. For Local Drubs; ■ Closure: The inside northbound main lane of Interstate 35 fromTexas 46 to FM 306 will be closed beginning at 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26. Exit and entrance ramps will be closed to complete pavement tie-ins. ■ Reopens: 5:30 a.m.Tuesday. ■ Detour None; expect delays ■Work: Traffic switch and pavement tie-ins. ■ 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. BY THE NUMBERS IN COMAL COUNTY Hight/lows_9/21 Canyon Dam    94/72 New Braunfels Airport 94/68 Rainfall    9/21 Month Canyon Dam    0    0.06 tpifiijiiiyi    1.51 Water Flows 9/22 Change Edwards Aquifer 678.9    +0.1 J-17 Well    678.7    JO Comal River    349    -1.0 cubic ft/second Canyon Darn 9/22 Change Inflow    160    -5.0 _cubic ft/second Outflow    203    -3.0 cubic ft/second Lake level 908.23    -0.06 feet above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report 9/22 Surface water    7.006 million gallons Well level    5.097 million gallons ACROSS TEXAS as of 8 a m. Thursday City I Hi/ LoJ Pre/ Otlk Amarillo/91/58/Clr Austin/102/69//Clr Dallas-Ft Worth/99/73//Clr El Paso/92/67//PC!dy Houston/100/75//Clr Lubbock/92/61//Clr San Antonio/97/7Q//Clr ACROSS THE NATION as of 8 a m. Thursday City/ Hi/ Lo/ Pre/ Otlk Albuquerque/88/64/.CIdy At!anta/90/70//PCIdy Baltimore/85/53//Clr Boise/75/51//PCIdy Bosto n/79/60//CI r Ch icago/87/68/ ,42/Ra i n Cincinnati/81 /59//Clr Cleveland/81/56//PCIdy Denver/87/55//Cldy Detroit/86/60//Rain Honolulu/88/76//PCIdy lndianapolis/80/63//PCIdy Kansas City/90/68//PCIdy LasVegas/90/69//Clr Los Angeles/80/60//Clr M11 wa u k ee/88/64.70/R a i n Mpls-St Paul/89/61/.21/Rain New Orleans/95/8Q/.05/Cldy New York Crty/84/7Q//CI r Philadelphia/86/6Q//Clr Phoenix/103/84//Ctr Pittsburgh/81/54//Clr St Louis/86/73//PCIdy Salt Lake City/7450/. 15/PCIdy San Diego/74/61 //Cl r San Francisco/7Q/53//C!r Seattie/66/50//PCIdy Washington,D.C/K/62//Qr WEATHER EXTREMES High 106 at Gila Bend, Ariz. Low 25 at Stanley, Idaho City/Rap tort Forecast for Friday. Sept. 23    Na*    I    Low    temps Ss* Wmflhec UhmrgMiJWi * AP SUN and MOON    MOON    PHASES Sun,,,, today ■    M . „ u„ A N#w fc, „ atr ^ Last atr.    New    Blstqtr. < Sunset today 7:29 p.m. V 9/25    10/03    W 10/10 V    J10/17 POLLEN COUNTS Mold High Pigweed Low Fall Elm Moderate Ragweed High COASTAL FORECAST___ Ret Aransas: Party doudy vtfh a 50 percent (hance of showers. North winds at 10 to 15 mph increaang to 15 to 25 mph in afternoon High in mid 90s inland, around 90 coast Showers are Scaly tonight vwii a TO per-cent thane* of raia North vwnds at 20 to 30 mph increasing to northwest at 25 to 36 mph afer midnight Low in mid 70s inland, upper 70s coast ;