New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 20, 1997, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

November 20, 1997

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 20, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas 2A □ Herald-Zeitung p Thursday, November 20,1997 Toxic spill Harakt-Zoitung photo by David Dakundar Tha Maw Braunfala PoUca and Rf Uapartmants ware canari to tha New Braunfels Municipal Airport Tuesday afternoon for a fuel spill. Fire Marshal Elroy Frfesenhahn, Battalion Chief Don Zercher and truck driver Steven Shelton survey the situation. Firefighters were able to contain the 20 to SO gallons of fuel spilled on the ground. No injuries Unicorns From Page 1A So given the Cougarettes’ loss in the Region IV-4A finals last Saturday, it won’t be surprising to see some dots of red and black floating in the Unicorns’ sea of blue. Fowler said the volleyball tradition in New Braunfels brought the fans of both schools together “There is definitely a lot of support," she said "It dt>esn’t matter which team it is.’’ The Unicorns (27-10) will play the role of the underdog at this year’s state tournament, something they have been used to of late. New Braunfels posted upset victories against C lark, Austin Westlake and Memorial during its more recent run. But a win over Cy Creek (38-1) would arguably be the biggest upset yet. Police Beat ■ New Braunfels Police arrested a 48-year-old man at 6 37 p rn. Tuesday in the 300 block of Texas 40 South for public intoxication. Police said bond was set at $200 ■ New Braunfels Police arrested a 37-year-old New Braunfels man at 5:35 p rn Tuesday in the 600 block of North Union Street for disorderly conduct Police said he was using foul language at employees because of care given to his lather They said bond was set at $125 ■ New Braunfels Police arrested AT&T cellular phones boost school bus safety HRH I CREEK. Pa (AP) A schtH)| safety program sponsored by AT&T, which went nationwide Wednesday, put", tree cellular telephones and phone service in the hands of school bus drivers, school guards and playground monitors I he phones are there so the people responsible for students’ safety can call police, the school office or each other Obituary 7&!k JL .SFUN fer n INF WL HOME t st $4 million jackpot .-TEXAS- LOTTERY Recently Moved? Getting Married? New Baby? Give us a callI “We don’t have anything to lose at this point,” Fowler saki. “We’re at the state tournament, and Cy Creek — according to everybody — is supposed to win it. “So if we just go out there and have some fun, play loose and play hard, we hope it’s a good match.” Tickets for Friday’s matches are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Austin Crockett and San Antonio Taft will be playing a football playoff game at the Burger Center that night, so fans are advised to arrive early to be guaranteed a parking spot Saturday’s Class 5A state final is scheduled for 4 p m. Ticket prices will remain the same. lf the Unicorns defeat Cy Creek, they would face the Amarillo High-Sugar Land Clements winner on Saturday. a 40-year-old New Braunfels woman at 10:30 p m. Tuesday in the 700 block of Interstate 35 West for a warrant for failure to identify. Police said bond was set at $142. ■ Comal County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 37-ycar-old Cieorgetown woman at 7:23 p m. Tuesday for public intoxication at Rip Griffin Truck Stop on Interstate 35 north The woman was taken to the Comal County Jail where she was released after paying a S147.75 fine Wednesday OPMEI IA SIMMONS Ophelia Sinunons puvsed away on Nov IS, IW7, in New Braunfels at the age of 74 years Visitation will begin at 3 p in Thursday, Nov. 20, anil continue until IO am Friday at Ole /<>cllcr funeral Home Graveside services will be at ll a rn friday at tile Comal Cemetery From Page 1A “I wanted to find him and I wanted to find out who I was, who my father was and how his voice sounded. It was kind of tough to see what he looked like, or whether or not he liked you. Many thoughts were going through my mind.” Walters said he sent a letter ifi January to a child support agency in Missouri who got in touch with Hollandsworth. Hollandsworth then called Walters on the phone on Nov. 8. “The next day, I became a grandfather,” Walters said with pride. On Nov. 9, Hollandsworth and his girlfriend had a baby boy, Bailey . Christopher Paul Hollandsworth. On Nov. 14, Hollandsworth made the 8$0-mile trip from Missouri and met his father for the first .time in nearly 20 years at 3 a.m. at a gat station near Walters* home on Texas 46 east. “I just hugged him and wouldn’t let him go,” Walters said. “It was a relief, finally.” Hollandsworth said he felt the same way. “I finally met him, it was about time,” he said. “I won’t have to wonder.” Father and son talked and caught up with their lives. Hollandsworth got to meet his stepmother Laurie and stepsisters Amanda, 13, and Michelle, 15. 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Jr., M D. 705-A Landa St • New Braunfels 629-9036 SERVICE Pardon our growth _ ... but it just reflects the popularity of Hill Country living. New members who are building homes in PECs service area should remember to contact the Cooperative as early in the building process as possible. In some circumstances, it can take up to two months to initiate service to a new construction site. PEC knows the details that go into building a new home, so we'll do everything we can to make the process less stressful. And we'll always strive to help make your new house a bright place to live. So get us involved early — and our growth won't get in your way. IM/ Pedemales ULJm Electric Cooperative, lac. * DES MOINES, Iowa — The seven little McCwgbeys were repotted doing well this morning — astonishing doctors who ay the (fey-old septuples’ size and condition is “ virtually unheard-of.” The babies born Wednesday to Bobbi and Kenny McCaughey — four boys and there girls — are only the second set of seprepiets ever bom alive and if they live, would be the first ever to survive. ’’The size of the babies is wonderful. Each weighs in a normal range for babies this age which is virtually unheard of ’ in a multiple pregnancy, Dr. Paula Mahone, who helped deliver them, said ort NBC’s “Today” show. The babies all did well overnight, she said Earlier, she had said the babies were “so well-grown, so well-developed, it just strikes me as a miracle.” The babies’ deeply religious family rqoiced “I would ask that aD believers across the world join us in preying for Bobbi and for the babies that their health will continue and only improve,’’ the babies* grandfather Bob Hepwotth said as he announced the birth. The children were in serious condition this morning in the neonatal intensive care unit of Blank Children’s Hospital. Joel Steven, the last to arrive, was listed as critical for several hours . before his condition was upgraded Att were placed on ventilators to aid their breathing Hospital officials said this morning that their mother was resting comfortably. The focus now is on her recovery and the babies’ continued health, Mahone sad “We want to make sure they breathe pp their own eventually, that they’re « eating well. We’re monitoring for bleeding into the brain, and also watching their digestive system,” she said Hepwotth and his wife, Peggy, also on ’Today,” aid they were stfll numb this monang Mrs. Hepwotth described their son-in-law coming out of the delivery room and giving a thumbs-up sign, at which point (he family’s pastor began leading a waiting room filii of family and friends in prayer and song Homeowner's Insurance what matters most • OO FARM BUREAU INSURANCE The security of your home is important to you & your family. Protection from damage caused by accident or nature is critical. We're the friends and neighbors you can depend on. The Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Companies stand behind you with quality, proven homeowners protection. Phone today... 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