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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 24, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Texas Today Attorney General Reno Attends Funeral of Slain Border Patrol Agent ROCHELLE Texas AP As Attorney General Janet Reno watched solemnly in a rural Texas cemetery a funeral for a slain Border Patrol agent began with a call to attention for 200 fellow agents Helicopter rotor blades distantly chat tered on Tuesday as the voice of a base station dispatcher was heard over the loud speaker asking for agent Jefferson Barr who died Friday in a latenight shqotout with suspected drug smug glers to respond Three times she called Echo KAK but each time there was no answer to the safety check Agent Jefferson the dis patcher concluded in a wavering voice has completed his tour of that two green and white Bor derPatrol helicopters came in hard and from the east and one chopper veered from the formation to com memorate the missing Uncertain Future of Federal Program Concerns Texas Farmers QUANAH Texas AP Wheat farmer Butch Tabor traded his plow andplanting routine for grass man agement back in the 80s when the government offered a pay out program for land that could easily erode He was far from alone The federal Conservation Reserve Program enrolled acres in Hafdeman County where Tabor still farms around Quanah and million acres across the state Texans signed CRP contracts obligating them to plant grass instead of crops on fields prone to erosion Those contracts some of which expire this year paid an average rent per acre But the current budget standoff in Washington gives no indication what will become of a program lauded for its benefits to air and water quality wildlife and the financial solvency of some farmers Texas Prison Escapee Loose in Louisiana TYLER Texas AP Police and the FBI are combing Louisiana for a Texas prison fugitive on the loose since last weekend Authorities said Clifton Brumley 3Sfescaped Saturday on a tractor while aS suspected of wdmen hostage and robbing a credit union in Tyler The two women were released unharmed late Monday and Brumley was believed to have fled on foot Brumley reportedly then hitched a ride to Shrevport La and took a taxi to New Orleans on Tuesday night Texas Department of Criminal Jus tice spokesman Larry Fitzgerald that Brumley left the women and walked to a nearby sports bar Rainbow Psvjcmc Since1978 1522 Hwy 46 New Braunfels 133 Landa Street fall Rhoads Interiors for assistance with everything from carpet Gplor construction to installation Rhoads Interiors 943 N Walnut 6253477 South Plains Cotton Growers Disappointed With Boil Weevil Vote LUBBOCK Texas AP High Plains cotton growers are disappointed in Rio Grande Valley fanners deci sion to kill its boll weevil eradication program I think the general reaction is one of disappointment that producers in the Valley have made this said Roger Haldenby of Plains Cotton Growers Inc But theres also resolve and deter mination that it wont be allowed to impact the operation of the enhanced boll weevil program in this area The future of High Plains cotton kind of pivots on removing the boll he said Cotton producers in the far south ern tip of the state voted overwhelm ingly Monday to kill the Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation program which began last spring at a cost of mil lion They blame the pesticide program for the Valleys meager 1995 cotton crop of about bales down more than bales from the year before Nearly Deadbeat Parents Threatened With Loss Of Licenses HOUSTON AP If a couple of letters in the mail didnt get the atten tion of parents seriously delinquent with child support payments state offi cials figure the lifting of a drivers license or professional license will Nearly Texas deadbeaf par ents were put on notice Tuesday by Attorney General Dan Morales that they could lose their stateissued licens es because child support is way over due We want to create an impression they cant get away with Morales said This probably is the most effec tive thing we can The 928 suspension cases filed i Tuesday represented nearly mil lion in delinquent The average tardy parerit and Morales said 99 percent were dead beat fathers was about in arrears although the highest amounted to and there were several exceeding Now the gloves are Morales said Those who choose to ignore our warnings will find the state can and the state will punish them for their Your Local Sears New Braunfels Closeout SONY ienmore Save 1OO SavelOO Camcorder with optical variablespeed power zoom lens cu with spillproof adjustable glass shelves gallon door storage Meat drawer Through January 27 Save 10amp canister air filtration onboard tools PowerPath Through January 27 Reg Through Jpriuary WRVrM Save Save T ExtraCapacity Plus washer has Americas Extralarge capacity 10cycle electric largest usable capacityl Dualaction dryer with 4 temperatures lighted drum agitator 2speed motor for all types of Endofcycle signal Wrinkle Guard I fabric care 5 water levels 5 temperatures helps 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