New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 25, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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Council gets redistricting plan
Officials to discuss committee’s recommendation for map; Buc-ees also on agenda
By Greg Bowen
New Br.inniels ('ity (x)un-( il will mod at (i p.m. Mon-(hi\ to r('( ('ive a rc'iommi'n-(l.ition troni the ( ify's Kedis-tri( ting ( ()mmitt(H’ on a redis-
tri(ting [)lan tor city counc il districts.
Oiuncil also will schedule a [)ublic hearing to receive citizen in[)ut on the plan.
The increase in city popu-lation from 2000 to 2010
ri'quires th(' (Ity to redistric t (ouncll districIs, The city h<is engaged the firm of (itiinn Si Morrison of Waco to assist in the r(Hlistricting proc t'ss.
Monday's meeting will be at Counc il Chambers, 424 S.
( astell Av('.
( oundl is also scheduled to:
• (Consider agreem(Mits with the Texas D(‘partment of Transportation and Buc-(>e's for ( onstruction of
improvements to the inter* st'ction ot l-iS and Farm-to-Market Road iOfi in the vie inity of the new Hue -(‘e's kxatioii. Buc-('('s is p.iying
See COUNCIL. Page 9A
When: 6 p.m.
424 S. Castcll Ave.
118th COMAL COUNTY FAIR ENDS TODAY
These Chicks can ride
P»n.3TOV-An online gallery can be toiind at herald-zeitung.comCowgirl Chicks perform today before bull riding
By Betty Taytor
Ih(> (xmgirl ( hitks p(‘r fortn at 2 p.m. today at the ( omtl ( ouiity f.iir before ( lianipionship Hull Riding witli .1 program th.il involvt's spr('(l, a( ro!).l!‘^, prt'cision timing, haid work anri guts.
■H ' ^ '' aren't too
m A manv teams r like this anv more th.it c o m b i n v drills and tri( k riding,” said ( owgirl (Tuck Sadie Lynn, one of the three piMtorming daughters of Irish Lvnn. who s[)earheads COwgirl ( hitks and [)er-torms as well,
I’ertorming for l() years, th(‘ grouj) has pertormed at rodeos, llu‘ Rose Bowl Parade, the Texas State l air, and as ambassadors of the Unitt'd State's in Sto( kholm, Swi'den. l\nn, an accorn-|)lished singer who has openc'd tor Mark ( hestnutt, Sings at eath of the Cowgirl ( hicks performances.
I hey perlorm and do a lot ot ( haritv oi work tor van* ous organizations such as tli(' Susan ('i. Konu'11 Foundation and memlx'rs ot the armed forti-s. Lynn began the organi/ation, b.isen in Weathertord, be( ause she enjoyed (mtertaining and wanted to be able to HK kide h(>r lamiK, She also (onducts (. amps.
Known lor Roman riding (one toot on eath horse), drills and |)erforming bac k-bends and other acrobats while th(‘ir horses race across the .irena, these are
See CHICKS, Page 9A
LAURA IVIcKENZtE 1 Hnrdkl Zeitimq
Sadie Lynn brushes one of the All American CowQirl Chicks’ horses in prepaiation for Saturday's performance at the Comal County FaitTractor pull doesn’t disappoint crowd
Bill Buck competes in Saturday's Antique Tractor Pull with a 1947 John Deere M at the Comal County Fair.
By Betty Taylor
It's l)een I 1 years sine (' l.P. and Amy Brown ot Cibolo have been to a fair. Thc‘ last tin>e they attc'nded a fair was in Alaska.
Saturday morning, the* Browns sat with hundriHls ot others in the l)leac hers to watc h the Antic|u(> Tractor Pull at thc' ( omal ( ount\ Fair in Nc'w Braunfels, I hough thc'v had set'n one-before, it had been several years ago.
“It's kind ot nu c' to be bac k to a count)’ tair," Amy said.
"VVe heard about the Antic|ue Irac tor Show, and
LIGHTS AT WALNUT. LANDA
Temporary traffic signals have been installed at the intersection oTLanda Street and North Walnut Avenue in New
Braunfels, and existing temporary conditions will remain until intersection work is complete in approximately one year.
ROADRUNNERS BUST OUT
Evans Okotcha rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown as UTS A rode a 34-point second quarter to a 54-7
victory Saturday over Bacone in UTSA's homecoming game. The Roadrunners (2-2) also got scores from David Glasco II and Eric Soza.
— SPORTS, 16
A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
Most travelers will tell you their adventure from , ,, .
the beginning to Knifcii
end. But if you understand the in-between, the end and beginning make more sense.
Herald-Zeitung reader Mary Cunningham recently visited her son in Afnca.
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anniversaryWomen rescued teenager a year ago Sept. 15
By Daiondo Moultile
Ntnv Braunfels resident Dot tie Laster and an all-temale t(>am of resc uers c (<l-('l)rated a triumphant mik‘-stone, rec ently.
A year ago, the' womc'n S()re.ul across the country — b a n d e d together to res( u(' a teenager w ho had bc'en hc'icl ag.nnst her will in a northeast(»rn st<itc': in 24 hour's, no l('s<.
Si'pfc'mber fi uas a \ear since we rescued her " L aster said She said the v ic -tim, sine t‘ giv(»n the name I isbeth, appeared on fier Internet radio talk show, "TraitK king," and gave details about h(*r ordeal.
I isbc'tii had bc'en experi-eru ing .ibuse at home and
See LASTER, Page 9A WEATHER, IDA
HANNAH f THIRD GRADE RAHE BULVERDE ELEMENTARY
■ 8 a.m. — Fairgrounds open
■ 8 a.m. and 2 p.ni. — Goat show
■ 11 a.m.-2 pm. — Corral, Austin Open i^ic
■ 1 p.m. — Family Zòne, Kiddie Tractor Pull
■ 2 p.m. — CBR Bull Riding Competition
■ 2:30-5 p.m. — Elton Wet7
■ 6 -10 p.m. — t^4ario Flores and the Soda Greek Band
we wantc'd to come watc h the older tractors pull the toads," f.P said.
The show did not ciisap-[)oint. More than I ()()
See TRACTOR. Page 6A
Mostly sunny and hot
High: 99 Low. 71
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STAGE II WATER RULES
Watering witti a spnnkler ortand-scape irngation system is allowed cnee a week, before 10 a.m. and after 8 p.m., based on ttie last digit of tfie address:
■ 0,1 Watering day is Monday
■ 2,3 Watering day is Tuesday
■ 4,5 Watering day is Wednesday
■ 6,7 Watenng day is Thursday
■ 8,9 Watering day is Fnday Watenng witti a tiose, soaker hose,
bucket or dnp irrigation system is OK before 10 a,m, and after 8 p,mEveiv drop water matters. NIlUFirKi out tHe latest on landscape watering restrictions at nbutex^.C9m or call (830) 608-8925 for more infonnation.
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