Sunday, January 28, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 28, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Super Sunday Find out the scoop about the big Babies on Parade Check out Comal Countys newest BEST mUBLE COW NEW BRAUNFELS American Profile Trace the black roots of a small town SUNDAY January 2001 38 pages in 4 sections pages in 4 sectic HERALDZEITUNG 150 67 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 New CISD high school might go back to voters BY JENNIFER RODRIGUEZ STAFF WRITER Eighteen months after Comal Independent School District patrons gave a million blessing to the districts plans to keep up with enrollment one piece of the puzzle still does not The district has been unable to locate land for a high school it promised to build on the north side of Canyon At a CISD board meeting Thurs day trustees dusted off some old ideas and kicked around the possibility of taking the issue back to the We promised voters wed build on the north side of the Clay told board members at Thursdays But we do not have the I think all along we assumed we could get the But there is a possibility coming up that we cant find it on the north side of the CISD patrons passed two bond propositions in 1999 the first cost million and provided for three new elementary schools and expanded both existing high schools and other schools in the The second which totaled included million for technology improve The rub lies in the second part of that proposition that marked million for the construction of a new high school for stu dents that would open in Some usually divided into north and south of Canyon Lake have argued about issues such as how far students would have to travel and how capacity might affect academic and athletic program equity among the triad of secondary The board has other problems how to keep the faith of the patrons who passed the bond and where afford able land is on the north side of the We want to do this the right and keep our covenant with the vot Clay Although he would rather stick to the original CISD Superin tendent Jerry Major said going back to the voters was a workable and good If the voters passed a new bond proposition and gave the green light See Officer injured in twocar wreck BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer A New Braunfels police officer was injured Saturday in a twovehicle wreck at Common and Union Police John McEchern said Officer Lorenzo Mireles was en route to a report of shots fired with his emergency lights and siren on when his vehicle collided with another car at the intersection of Union Avenue and Common Mireles and the driver of the vehi cle he collided a 78yearold New Braunfels were taken to nearby McKenna Memorial Hospi Mireles was being Xrayed Satur day The elderly McEchern had suffered undetermined minor He took a pretty good McEchern said of But he said the officer and the other driver would both be Witnesses and the officer reported to investigator Daniel Vera that driving a 1995 Ford patrol was entering the intersection northbound on Union when a late model Honda driven by the elderly man collided with the officers striking broadside in the drivers The Honda was eastbound on McEchern Witnesses reported that the light at the intersection had just turned green for Mireless direction of trav Police and EMS personnel work to remove Officer Lorenzo Mireles center from his vehicle and place him onto a stretcher following a collision Saturday at Union and Common The officer had slowed to make near the intersection of Loop 337 by another officer who found an area the turn onto Common when the and Rock Street where someone had resident had few wreck police reported heating shots McEch It didnt amount to the Mireles was driving to an area ern That report was dealt with sergeant Police identify man killed in Friday accident BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer New Braunfels police have released the identity of a man killed Friday night in a rollover accident on East Common John of New Braunfels suffered major head injuries in the crash and was killed The driver of the Harold was flown to University Hospital in San Antonio with major including a broken the hospital report He was listed in fair condition a hospital official The wreck occurred when Chilson was driving westbound on Common Street at Police John Wommack Chilsons 1992 Ford Probe struck the curb on the north side of Common Street and flipped up onto its through a across Ridgecrest and into another where it was catapulted into the It came to rest on its top in a drive way on the west side of the intersec Wommack The cause of the crash was still under investigation Wom mack John of New died in this one vehicle wreck Friday JESSIE Herald Zeitung Human bones found OHair family search returns to ranch MICHELLE KOIDIN Associated Press Writer CAMP Texas AP Federal agents unearthed human bones on a remote South Texas ranch the FBI after returning to the site with the chief sus pect in the disappearance of missing atheist leader Mada lyn Murray OHair and two of her We have what appears to be a long bone maybe a that is of substantial size and appears to be cut off on one said Roderick special agentin charge of the FBIs San Anto nio We also found what appears to be finger bones and parts of a The bones appeared to be charred like they were set on Beverly Burnt fabric was also found buried with the Investigators believe her son and the granddaughter she had adopted were dis membered and dumped on the Cooksey Ranch in Previous searches of the including one in failed to find any Beverly would not comment on whether David Roland Waters participated in Sat urdays who was facing kidnapping extortion charges in the struck a deal with investiga tors Wednesday that was ordered sealed by a federal judge in But a law enforcement source who spoke to The Associated Press on condition See INSIDE Key Code 77 Fat Tuesday events to benefit YMCA BY McMiCHAEL Staff Writer Fat the last day to indulge in feasting before will take on a whole new meaning in New Braunfels on 27 when the YMCA hosts a Fat Tuesday Fat Tuesday is the last day before Lent and is based on the Christian tradition of fasting and abstaining during Its the last day to indulge in feasting until said Emma chairman of the YMCA Partners of Youth We were consid ering doing an event that we could do on an annual basis that could grow to become an annual event for New and an event from which YMCA could The event will kick off at 6 with a lighted night parade begin ning at the Main Were anticipating 2030 lighted floats and groups to participate in the It will be and Tickets Fat Tuesday 7 civic limited to to available at the New Braunfels Chamber of Brauntex Chinan Things and colorful beads will be thrown from