New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 7, 2001, Page 4

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

March 07, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 7, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page HERALDZEITUNG March 2001 Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 Dispatch Bureau intemipted New Braunfels police reported that a man who returned home Monday after noon apparently interrupted a The incident occurred at 1 in an apartment complex in the 700 block of Interstate 35 As the man prepared to unlock his he heard someone inside slide the deadbolt The complex management called An investigation revealed that the back sliding glass door to the residence had been left open by whomever had been CeR phone taken Someone burglarized a car on Hillcrest Drive Friday New Braunfels police said the incident occurred at about 8 in the 1200 block of Hillcrest when someone broke into a 2000 Dodge A cellular telephone worth was police There was no sign of forced Crime of the week SPRING BRANCH Comal County Sheriffs Office investigators are seeking information about a September 2000 At September a teen aged girl had just come home from school in the Riverwood subdivision off 281 in Spring On the school bus ride a white Ford pickup with an orange stripe along the bottom was seen follow ing the A short time the young lady answered the doorbell find an adult male OMvKlv on her who forcea his way into the residence and assaulted No vehicle was observed at the but it is believed that the white Ford pickup was The assailant is described as a white 1 820 years about with medium He had dark eyes and short dark brown He was cleanshaven and had clean white He wore a sleeveless Tshirt with the Hurricanes soccer team logo on Comal County Sheriffs Office investigators are look ing for leads in this Anyone with information about the suspect or vehicle previously described is asked to contact Detective James Miller at 620341 7 or 885 Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward of up to for information leading to the arrest and grand jury indict ment of the individuals responsible for this All calls are confidential and the caller shall remain anony Qall or 1800 6408422 for the New County Crime Meetings COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT regular commissioners 3rd Comal County Courthouse 150 Seguin NEW BRAUNFELS HIS TORIC LANDMARK COMMIS SION New Braunfels Municipal conference room NEW BRAUNFELS TREE AND LANDSCAPE BOARD 6 New Braunfels Municipal conference room LANDA PARK GOLF COURSE ADVISORY BOARD 7 Landa Park Golf Course Pro NEW BRAUNFELS HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF COM MISSIONERS March 300 Laurel Walk for the March of Dimes CHRIS Katy sits with her clockwise from Mark and Dee and Chase Banks Kay Stahl Tuesday at the March of Dimes Walk America kickoff break fast at Chase Bank in New Supreme Court rejects death row appeal Bush budget VFD funding unnecessary BY MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press Writer HUNTSVILLE AP Condemned killer Dennis Dowthitt lost his appeal before the Supreme Court clearing the way for his execution for the rapeslaying of a teenage girl in Montgomery County near ly 11 years By a 72 the high court refused to halt this evenings lethal injection of a former car salesman convicted of the death of 16yearold Grace The court decision came a day after the Texas Board of Pardons and by an 180 rejected a cy petition filed by who would become the fifth inmate put to death in Texas this Purnhagen and her 9year old were both killed the night of June The older girl was stabbed and The younger girl was stran Dowthitts who was 16 at the pleaded guilty to strangling Tiffany received a 45 year prison term and testi fied against his The younger who picked up an additional sen tence for an escape attempt from becomes eligible for parole late next Dowthitt professed his I was 110 percent con vinced he was Bar bara the former Mont gomery County assistant dis trict attorney who prosecuted said this BY SUZANNE GAMBOA Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON AP After a summer of destruc tive and deadly Texas Jim Turner told East Texas firefighters last fall that they could look forward to some help from Now that help could be The million was labeled unnecessary in President Bushs budget outline released last As Republicans in the House press tor a vote on Bushs tax cut Turner of Crockett is joining other Democrats who are against Bushs tax plan a position in which the member of the Blue Dog Coalition of fiscally conservative Democrats did nt expect to find We can not afford to pass oversized tax cuts at the expense of the basic functions of like protecting the lives and property of our Turner said The fire grant program slated for the chopping block was created by Congress this past fall to help fire depart particularly those with limited buy equipment and fight Congress authorized spending million for but did not appropriate This years expected to be awarded in would not be The program follows a summer of wildfires that scorched large sections of the West and Bush proposed eliminating the program because fire fighting is largely a local gov ernment said Jeanie a White House Daryl Crockett Fire Department said he had plaimed to apply for a grant from the program to pay for watercarrying tankers on behalf of an asso ciation of 10 small commu nity fire departments in Houston The departments had hoped to station the water tankers strategically around the squaremile Deckard is the only paid employee of his He relies on 25 volunteer firefighters and a a year budget funded by the and gets no county fund ing even though the depart ment serves parts of the Texas has a firefighting grant but its award amounts are small and Deckard said hes had mar ginal success with applica tions for the grants over the last six who voted for said he is dis appointed by Bushs propos He said hed prefer the grants over Bushs proposed trillion tax The prospect of the pro grams elimination has spurred a bipartisan The congressional fire one of the largest caucus in plans to raise the issue with the Bush said Stacey a spokeswoman for Steny Former lottery winners betting on record jackpot DALLAS AP could bet a couple of dollars that former Dallas Cowboys line backer Thomas Hollywood Henderson wont be sitting on the sidelines with the Lot to Texas jackpot up to won a million jackpot this past but still crosses his fingers at the longshot chance to win Can lightning strike twice Im going to put about on it and said who lives hi I dont buy a lot of tickets usually only on the big last when the jackpot got up to that was my number when I played for the Cow so I jumped oh that one pretty Marc of South lake claimed the jackpot from a million drawing in November but has been holding out hope that he will become the first for mer Lotto winner to buck the enormous odds My mission in my life is to win that Lotto Jacobi joked It will hap Fve already done it so the odds are probably bet ter for me than they are for anyone Its that kind of excitement about the recordsetting jack pot that has Texas Lottery officials anticipating some of the highest ticket sales in nearly eight Lotto fever is said Texas Lottery spokesman Keith This is exact ly what we Were telling people to buy their tickets early to avoid the long lines on Wednes When the Texas Lottery Commission voted in May to expand tJie number of balls used in the drawing from 50 to they reduced the odds of winning bui increased the potential That has resulted in Wednesdays which has captured the imagina tions of former jackpot win Careless digging can cause disruption o services and environments even injury or loss of So become a partner in damage Help prevent expensive repair Cau you ;

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