Sunday, July 6, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 6, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas State Briefs 1 1 SAN Wait wasnt worried about providing medical care for a profoundly disabled infant she adopted through the Air Force eight years ago She says she was promised the military would always take care of the childs medical needs After being refused service at Wilford Hall Medical Center Wednesday she says the Air Force has broken its promise and left mother and child to fend for themselves Its a big mess out there at Wilford and they say its going to get Wait said Maj Gen Carlton the hospitals commander acknowledged several cuts in services were required because of a budget shortfall Clinical services for activeduty retirees and dependents within Wilford Halls 40mile catchment area would he said but medical supplies for nonactiveduty patients will no longer be provided Wait and her late husband a retired Naval officer adopted 17 monthold baby Janet in 1989 The child was severely retarded and suffered from cerebral palsy arthritis and other problems Grand jury subpoenas records of former Teamsters officials DALLAS of corruption among former leaders of the Dallasbased Local 745 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are being investigated by a federal grand jury The Dallas grand jury has subpoenaed the personal business records of the former leaders who are accused by a trustee of misapplying union funds and associating with the nephew of a Kansas City mobster Former Local 745 President Charles E Rogers Jr acknowledged receiving a subpoena but said he did not expect anything to come of it I havent done anything Rogers told The Dallas Morning Historic buffalo find new home AUSTIN A herd of 40 to 50 Wwn whose lineage dates beck more than a 100 years will be moved to Caprock Canyons State Park And the state is picking up the tab for the move officials said The announcement comes after a year long search for a home for the bison which has roamed the JA Ranch in the Texas Panhandle since the 1870s Ranch manager Jay OBrien signed an agreement last March to donate the hen to the state after they began wrecking fences and causing other problems The herd which consists of 98 percent purebred bison was started by pioneer cattleman Charles Goodnight in 1876 on JA Ranch about 20 miles northwest of Caprock Canyons Mexican president says reforms wHI allow fair weekend election MEXICO CITY President Ernesto Zedillo is calling on Mexicans to take part in a great democratic declaring in a televised address that electoral reforms will allow a fair and free weekend vote The balloting for much of congress six state governors and Mexico Citys mayor is the most important since Zedillos own election in August 1994 and could prove the biggest challenge yet to 68 years of oneparty rule From the day I assumed the presidency of the republic I called for political reform so that all Mexicans can live in full Zedillo said in the text for delivery Friday night to 94 million countrymen Thanks to these reforms and the deep democratic conviction of the Mexican people we have witnessed an electoral campaign without precedent in our Zedillo said But while Zedillo claims he has created a healthy distance between himself and his party he has launched a nationwide tour to announce public works projects in the weeks leading up to the election in what has been perceived as an attempt to bolster his partys fortune Parents blame Lamar University for suicide PORT ARTHUR AP Lamar Uaiversity officials harassed a high school student until he committed suicide in a dorm room according to a motion filed by the teenagers parents Gabriel Kellys parents Mark and Carol were granted a temporary restraining order preventing Lamar from destroying altering or censoring any records dealing with their son State District Judge James Mehafty set a hearing on the order for on July 11 Lamar University officials declined to comment but said they would abide by the order Kelly 17 was found hanging by a flamp cord on April 30 in Brooks Hall on the universitys campus He was a student at the Texas Academy for Leadership the Humanities a program offered by the university for gifted and talented high school students i From an intellectual standpoint Gabe was far superior to others his but he was still an emotionally said his Court Records Court docket at 207th Court and 30 Theft between and Christina Lynn Slaughter plea of guilty PSI ordered Driving while intoxicated Subsequent offense Victorino Beltran Nino plea of guilty 160 hours 8 years probation drivers license suspended for one year Motion to revoke probation wssession of a controlled substance tonnie Loray Noel plea of guilty 5 rears Texas Department of Corrections fine credit for ime Clayton Todd Campbell and Chandra Nicole Campbell granted I Terry A Dolle and Allen E Dolle granted Lisa L Cline and Thomas jlichard Cline divorce granted Debra M Andrews and Charles John Tuerstenau divorce granted to come parents in the motion filed Wednesday They contend that in the months before his death Kelly was exposed to psychological abuse and torment by supervisors hired by the university for the academy Kellys parents believe the harassment stems from a World Wide Web site that their son was creating that was critical of the school The abuse tactics included violating university policy regarding disciplinary actions in an effort to mentally degrade the according to court documents They contend that the school created false disciplinary notices and informed Kelly that he had to show them to his parents The clear implication was that Gabe was going to be humiliated demoted and expelled from the according to court documents The underlying complaint stemmed from Gabe exercising his first amendment right to create a web site that was critical of the Suzanne McCullough and Charles Walter McCullough granted Gwen Arlene Scott and Timothy J Scott granted Marshall A Day III and Laurie E Day granted Virginia Stockhorst and Lester Lee Stockhorst granted MAXIMUM CRUISE SAVINGS Halm Mtrro6069433 Toll L Kuralt remembered as best of America 62yearold newsman succumbs to lupus NEW YORK AP Charles Kuralt the folksy CBS newsman who chronicled the offbeat and endearing as he traveled Americas highways and byways for his On The Road reports died on the Fourth of July He was 62 Kuralt died at New York Hospital from complications from lupus an inflammatory disease that can affect the skin joints kidneys and nervous system His brother who runs a bookstore in their native North Carolina said Kuralt had been ill for a couple of months He was feeling pretty good yesterday so its very Wallace Kuralt said The balding pudgy Kuralt logged up to miles a year inside his motorhome scouring the country for rarely seen glimpses of Americana During his travels he did pieces on a school for unicyclists horsetrading and a gas factory He interviewed professional wrestlers a 104yearold entertainer who performed in nursing homes lumberjacks whittlers and farmers He had just touched something that audiences responded CBS colleague Charles Osgood said If we could think of something better to do wed do it But nobody Retired CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite called Kuralt one of the truly greatly talented people in Community service crews clean Hidalgo Cemetery On June 28 combined Community Service Restitution Crews from the Adult Probation Departments of Comal Caldwell and Hays Counties worked to clean up Hildalgo Cemetery in New Braunfels The project was initiated by Comal County Commissioner Moe Schwab after he noticed that the cemetery had become overgrown with weeds The Community Service Program has regularly scheduled work crews that work on the weekends throughout the county assisting nonprofit and government agencies so the services of the work crew were offered Ray Castillo District CSR supervisor decided that crews from Caldwell and Hays counties which are members of the threecounty District Adult Probation Department should take part in the clean up effort so that the project could be completed as quickly as possible In the future the Hildalgo Cemetery will be placed on the Weekend Crews list of properties to be serviced The Comal County CSR Program Supervisor is Henry Gutierrez and he may be contacted at the Adult Probation Offices at 160 E Bridge phone number 6205596 Its a great loss for the country He represented much that is the best of America He loved the country loved traveling it he loved what he would never call the little CBS anchorman Walter Cronkite Its a great loss for the Cronkite told of Boston He represented much that is the best of America He loved the country loved traveling it he loved what he would never call the little Kuralt joined CBS News in 1957 as a writer after working as a reporter and columnist for the Charlotte News He became a correspondent in 1959 and later became host of CBS News Sunday Morning and his acclaimed On the Road with Charles He retired from the Sunday program three years ago telling his audience I aim to do some traveling and reading and But earlier this year he ended his retirement to be host of the syndicated An American Moment a thrice weekly series of 90second slices oT Americana and for the CBS cable show I a weekly onehour examination of a significant news story of the last 30 years Winner of three Peabody awards and 10 Emmys Kuralt also wrote several books To The Top of the Dateline On the Road with Charles North Carolina Is My and A Life on the In 1981 he received the George Polk Memorial Award for national television reporting and was named Broadcaster of the year in 1985 by the International RadioTelevision Society Kuralt was born in Wilmington on Sept 10 1934 the son of a social worker and a teacher His skills as a writer became evident early when he won an American Legion essay contest winning a trip to Washington and a meeting with President Truman But it was Edward R Murrow the legendary CBS reporter whose voice on the radio inspired Kuralt to try journalism Kuralt edited the student newspaper at the University of North Carolina where he graduated in 1955 He won the 1956 Ernie Pyle Memorial Award for his offbeat human interest columns an interest that served him well after his switch to television After joining CBS he quickly impressed his bosses with one describing Kuralt as the next Ed The selfdeprecating Kuralt dismissed such praise as Part of Kuralts appeal was his rumpled everyman look Now Open Come by or call us to find out what Assisted Living at Sterling House is all about ASSISTED LIVING AT STERLING HOUSE THE NEW ALTERNATIVE TO NURSING HOME CARE SterlingHouse gave us the perfect alternative to nursing home Rates are based on pecial people with special needs due to memory loss disorders or the level of service a person problems associated with chooses and at Sterling Sterttqg House Services House you never pay for ser All Meals even special diets vices you dont 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