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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 2, 1999, New Braunfels, Texas                                NEW PELS HERALDZEII IVI TX 96 20 pages in 2 sections April 1999 FRIDAY Serving Gomal County since 1852 50 cents Yellow ribbon campaign begins in Comal County FROM STAFF REPORTS A Canyon Lake woman has started a yellow ribbon campaign for three military men captured by Serb forces Donna Goodwin said she encouraged local resi dents and businesses to tie three yellow ribbons around trees to support the safe release of the three calvary These men have mothers and We need to think about what we would do if they were our she demands release of soldiers WASHINGTON AP President Clinton said Thursday he holds Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic responsible for the capture of three Army soldiers near the Macedonian Yugoslav warning him to make no mistake and release them The United States initially branded the capture an illegal abduction on the assumption that Serb forces had crossed Related story Page 4A into But later Pentagon spokesman Kenneth Bacon called the soldiers prisoners of raising the specter that they could be held until the end of The Pentagon was investigating the possi bility that the soldiers had blundered across the Macedonian Yugoslavia said the soldiers were invaders and would face criminal trial before a military court Were outraged by Bacon They are covered by the Geneva Prisoners of war should not be The Yugoslav announcement added a new and unsettling element to an expanding Balkan conflict that the Clin ton administration struggled to Mixed with images of Kosovar Albanian refugees fleeing from appar ent Yugoslav ethnic cleansing oper ations were television pictures appar ently from the Kosovar provin cial showing the three Ameri can soldiers in They bore facial cuts and NATO con tinued across a broad spectrum of tar gets Prescription for change ROBIN With tears and a Diana office manager at Vollbrechts 339 Main talks about the closing the family Dorothy who worked alongside her for 60 years as a local answers the telephone one more Longtime familyowned pharmacy closing its doors on Main Plaza BY HEATHER TOOD Staff Writer Like all good things in a legacy of friendly family service and a piece of New Braunfels history must also come to an After 45 years of health care ser vice to the Vollbrechts Pharmacy will close its doors as a familyoperated local pharmacy and store on April The pharmacy department served its last customer March but the store will continue to sell over thecounter medicines and cosmetics until April For almost 30 the antique wooden door at 339 Main Plaza chimed as customers entered the small downtown store looking for medicine or a little piece of friendly Since the store opened in the main attraction always has seemed to be the helpful pharmacist behind the Louis His son Russell followed in his Diana office manager and Russells said Louis had a strong relationship with customers and was sought out regularly for We would have customers call here two or three times a day to talk to Louis about new medications theyre trying or a condition they might Diana They would have some and they would want to see if he Louis had any no longer works at the but the tradition of friendly ser vice has The legacy of the Vollbrecht family business dates back to when Louis began his career as a fledgling pharmacist for Plaza After working as a salesman for the drug company Squibb in Corpus Louis moved his family back to New Braunfels to work as a phar macist in Richters KGNB reflects on 49th anniversary BY CHRIS CREWS Staff Writer Herb Skoog began his long associ ation with KGNB radio in but he spoke of the stations inaugural broadcast just as if he had been On April Kalling Greater New Braunfels came on the Skoog said Thursday during a recording ses sion at the Sophienburg Many of the stations current and for mer employees gathered to record a weekly program on New Braunfels This weeks program ON THE AIR Reflections airs from 9 to 10 Sunday on KGNB 1420 spotlights the radios 49year The program will air from 9 until Sunday on KGNB 1420 Reflections is a joint venture of the museum and radio Tom Purdum hosted the filled with happy memories and a few poignant moments from the stations 49year his Bob Ron Fritzie Kelcy Jack Kauf Don Fred Stockwell and Bobbie Purdum We must have been the only radio station in the world atlarge that broadcast Little League baseball Kauf mann Stockwell said the station was prepar ing features on former employees and would cap off the series with a 50year celebration in April INSIDE Key Code 76 Easter services focus on hope BY CHRISTINA MINOR Staff Writer Local churches invite the public to celebrate the resurrection of Christ with special services this hol iday Easter introduces us to It shows us that life is a jour ney beyond It gives us hope and connects us to where we thought we could never said Pas tor Charles DeHaven of Paul Lutheran Eugene OCallaghan of Peter and Paul Catholic Church said Easter meant salva Death saved and the res urrection proved He is he For Easter is not only a time of but also a time for creating I have two and last year we started the week before Easter explaining to them what Easter Every day we explained symbols related to the death and resurrection of On we used an empty plastic egg to represent the resur rection of Pastor Regan Miller of First Bap tist Church In I plan to use them in the Sunday childrens DeHaven said his children used to receive per sonalized ceramic eggs from their Now that we have my wife has bought some eggs and goodies for Easter is a time to gather with family and friends for It is a time for families to get together and enjoy Because its it is a good time to be especially on Paul Lutheran Church will be have Sunday ser vices at sunrise service in the courtyard with worship services at and 11 The church choir will perform Come to The Table Easter Cantata in the and 11 Holy Communion will take place in each ser Peace Lutheran Church will have a sun rise service with worship services at 8 and Oakwood Baptist Church will have four worship services at and This is the second year four worship services have taken First Baptist Church will have Resurrection Sun day services at and and 6 This is the first time in several years we have had two Miller Tree of Life Fellowship will present Risen at 7 today and Saturday and at 10 Admission is This is the first year the pro See ROBIN Peter and Paul eighthgrader Michael Tom drapes cloth over the cross before mass begins inside the school gymna sium on   

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