Friday, March 30, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 30, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG March 2001 Contact Managing Edil Margaret Edmonson 6259144 Footandmouth concerns Texas cattle industry Bleacher cdapse RICHARDSON AP Fortytwo students were injured Thursday when a set of risers they were standing on collapsed in front of a suburban Dallas high school while taking a senior class School district spokes woman Jeanne Guerra said 19 students were transport ed by ambulance and another 23 were taken by parents or school bus to About 400 Richardson High School students were standing on a semicircular set of temporary risers when they gave way about dumping the students to the woman killed SAN ANTONIO AP A San Antonio police officer and a woman were shot and killed Thursday when the officer answered a domestic disturbance call on the citys West offi cials KSATTV reports another man was wounded in the incident about 9 at a house across the street from Emma Frey Elementary A suspect in the station Police have released no Airport robberies HOUSTON 19 yearold Houston man is charged in a series of rob beries of travelers in the parking garages at Houstons Bush Intercontinental Samuel Ray Ferrell is charged with one count of robbery but face additional robbery investiga tor Haynes said Five of the six robberies occurred during a 15day period last Ferrell works for a sub contractor at the airport and fuels commercial air seized AP state drug dog sniffed out 841 pounds of cocaine hidden in a rental truck after Alabama troop ers stopped a Texas woman for speeding on Interstate State Department of Public Safety Director Jim Alexander said the cocaine was discovered after a trooper pulled the truck over about 4 Troopers made the stop about 18 miles south of Alexander said Deborah Ramirez of was stopped initially for driving 80 mph in a 70 mph Meetings COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT special annual employee ninepin bowling 7 Mission Valley Bowling 2311 Texas 46 NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL budget 7 Conference Room Municipal NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL impact fee presen 6 Conference Room Municipal NEW BRAUNFELS BUILD ING STANDARDS COMMIS SION Conference Room Municipal NEW BRAUNFELS COMMU NITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISO RY COMMITTEERegular 6 Conference Room Municipal NEW BRAUNFELS PLAN NING COMMISSION council Municipal BY JIM VERTUNO Associated Press Writer AUSTIN AP State Agriculture Commissioner Susan Combs and members of the Texas cattle industry want the White House to create a special commission on footand mouth disease to help protect Amer ican borders from the vims wreaking havoc on British livestock The Texas Cattle Feeders Associa tion wrote Combs this week asking for her help in the Combs said Thursday she forwarded the letter to President Combs said she was confident the idea will get strong President Bush has always been a strong supporter of she With so many ports of entry for the virus to poten tially breach the a central ized office is needed to coordinate government efforts to keep it Combs COMBS The Department of Agricul the Federal Aviation Adminis tration and the Immigration and Naturalization Service are just some of the agencies she The request comes on the heels of Rick Perrys letter earlier this week to Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman expressing similar Perry asked Veneman to increase inspections and questioning of people who have traveled We think there is a need for increased surveillance on interna tional said Ross vice president of the cattle feeders grouj told a state House There are probably a number of other things that can be Although footandmouth disease has not been detected in the since Texas 14 million head of cattle are at risk should the highly contagious virus reach American Combs While unlikely all herds would have to any detection of the virus is likely to sharply impact exports and livestock shipments for all of the nations Combs Three cheers JESSIE The Canyon High School Competition Squad performs its National Cheer Routine at the 2001 Spring Revue Tuesday The Canyon cheerleaders joined the Aristocats for providing a night of entertainment for their Wentworths redistricting plan gaining support Water plan wont touch junior rights AUSTIN AP The sponsor of a Senate measure to help prioritize planning and pay future water plan to change the rights of small communi ties to use the water in their river Buster RLake Jack said Thursday his bill would not elimi nate socalled junior water rights as he had originally Lawmakers created junior water lights in 1997 to protect people who live near river basins from having their water pumped away in times of Junior rights are subject to reduction or ter mination by the primary water rights holder of to ehminatp junipr protests from residents in East who came to the Capitol on Tuesday to fight the Without junior water areas with a lot of water could see it sold off to the highest most likely large metropolitan said Todd Water is a basic necessity of It should not be for sale to the highest bidder without regard for the needs of the area in which it Staples BY KELLEY SHANNON Associated Press Writer AUSTIN A proposal to handle redistricting in a spe cial legislative session every 10 years is gaining support in the Texas the law maker who put forth the plan said Nine senators have joined Jeff RSan as sponsors of the legislation that would remove redistricting the redrawing of state legislative and con gressional boundaries from the regular session of the itwould take place in a subsequent special ses sion lasting up to 45 days to give lawmakers time to deal with other important issues before tackling the compli cated Wentworth announced support for his plan during a Senate Redistricting Com mittee hearing as residents from across Texas voiced their regions Republicans and Democ rats are among the support ing Wentworth said he wants to get twothirds of the 31 members of the Senate to become coauthors of the WENTWORTH proposed constitu t i o n a 1 amend If passed by lawmak the plan would go before voters in Wentworth would like a bipartisan citizens commission to oversee the decennial redistricting he would remove legislators selfinter I have spectacularly failed to get it he told Texans at the com mittee I dont leg islators should be drawing these he Any body jtrfthe room a ALTERNATIVE COPIER COMPANY service toner 6295774 Metro 6065288 Dam Red Barn plans benefit Saturday Everyone who works or lives with a practical joker should be forewarned that Sunday is April Fools The Dam Red Barn will host a benefit fundraiser for Joyce Hebert Jack Ryan will perform live and the Canyon Lake Croonies will be on harid along with snacks and desserts beginning at 4 There will be draw ings for prizes including a Carnival cruise and color A raffle ticket might buy a vacation pack or a ticket might win the cash draw For call 830 8993200 or 210 Tye Preston Library has added Value Line Investment Survey to its list of The guide comes with weekly updates and surveys on the entire This is a trial subscrip tion and if interest is ade the library will make it a regular part of the reference The Friends of Tye Preston Library want to sponsor a reading Ideas on the format and times to meet are being taken through a survey form available at the If you would like to join the literary drop by and fill out a survey A few seats remain on the Canyon Lake Newcom DANA JONES ers Motorcoach Tour to Washingtorionthe Brazos State Historical Park on The group will visit the Star of the Republic Barrington Farm and Anson Jones Cost is plus For tickets or call Doris Brown at 899 Dana Jones is a Herald Zeitung correspondent for the Canyon Lake She can be contacted at 830 Reeeco Fri 8PM Mai 30th Rock Sat 9pm Mar fist TX Country Kevin Deal JEFF PUNK Sun 4pm April 1st No Cover SAENGERHALLE Oil 8306254255 TeuiOUeit Dance Hall Friday Night JUNIOR BROWN Saturday Night CHRIS WAIL wMbMNkr Slaidcieaves 59 Live TtxK 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