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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 19, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG April Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 Dispatch New Zealand angler talks kite fishing at CL library Execution moratorium AUSTIN AP The House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee on Wednesday approved two measures that could halt executions for two years in the nations most active death penalty The 54 vote on two pro posed constitutional amendments came a week after a Senate panel endorsed similar legisla We need to ensure that we execute the guilty and let the innocent said Juan D chairman of the The spotlight was on with President The campaign showed various weaknesses in the criminal justice sys and we need to fix If the House and Senate proposals are approved by a twothirds majority of both the resolutions would put the issue before voters in Gun confiscated HOUSTON random metal detector search flushed out an unloaded pistol brought to a northeast Houston mid dle school by an eighth school officials said Key Middle School princi pal Mable Caleb had asked for some extra district police officers to check stu dents with metal detection Wednesday said Holly spokeswoman for the Houston Independent School word got around in between This 14yearold male heard the scuttlebutt and stashed the unloaded weapon in an unoccupied Roper Other students saw him put something in there and told a teacher they thought he put a gun in the Caleb thought this was the first weapon discovered on campus this school Roper The student was arrested by district police and faces handgun possession According to the districts code of student the boy also could be expelled or placed in an alternative Assault accusations A drill instructor accused of assaulting two girls has returned to work at the Montgomery County juve nile boot Geisha Cotton is awaiting a grand jury investigation but has been reinstated to her job after investigations by the boot camp and Conroe school district police were com Ron county juvenile probation Based on our I have seen nothing that would substantiate that the allegations are Leach told the Houston Meetings COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT regular Commissioners third Comal County Courthouse 150 Seguin CITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS RIVER ACTIVITIES COMMIT TEE WORKSHOP special meeting with river outfitters and New Braunfels City 6 Conference Room CITY OF NEW BRAUNFELS TREE AND LANDSCAPE BOARD regular 6 Municipal Conference Room SCHERTZCIBOLOUNIVER SAL CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD MEETINGregular 7 Dobie Junior High School new 395 Borgfeld The Coffee with the Author series presented by Friends of the Tye Preston Library has proven to be a very successful event based on the increasing number of On Alex Khouri from New will show a video and talk about his kite fish ing experiences on the north end of North New Doors to the library meet ing room open at 10 with refreshments served after the presentation at Local fishing enthusiasts will want to catch this Khouri fishes off the beach es of the upper North Island where there is plenty of wind and Red snapper is the main but there are other including Khouri said he had developed a technique that never failed to bring in a load of snap DANA JONES Plans are underway for additional visits by authors for the series and the devel opment of a book review or discussion If you would like to join the Friends of Tye Preston the last two meet ings before summer recess will be at 2 today and May 17 at the The Fourth Annual Bill Brown Elementary Barn Dance and Family Festival will take place from noon to 5 Saturday at the 281 and Texas Four NSync concert tick ets are among the silent auction items that will be up for bidding along with certificates and merchan including passes to animals and cas carones plus music all day will make for some great family There is no admission but there is a charge for games and A community blood drive is taking place today brought to Canyon Lake through the cooperation of several area The South Texas Blood and Tissue Centers mobile unit will be parked at Franks Supermarket at the corner of FarmtoMarket Road 2673 and FM 3159 from 7 to 7 All donors will have the opportunity to credit their church for coverage under the blood benefit BAI Storage and Celebritys host the Canyon Donor awareness CHRIS Samantha and Casandra Mendoza visit with Avia of the Comal Health Care Wednesday at the McKenna Professional Building during the McKenna Donor Awareness Poster Contest awards Vote on hate crimes legislation delayed AUSTIN AP A long awaited vote on the hate crimes bill was abruptly halt ed in the House and Senate on Wednesday as the bills Senate sponsor blamed Rick Perry for pressuring Republicans to pull their sup port of the It is my understanding that the governor has gotten involved and has discouraged members from voting to bring the bill said Rod ney He said he had enough supportive votes on Wednesday morn ing to bring up the bill in the Perry denies Ellis accusa saying he spoke with Robert RLub about the bill but did not pressure him to change his I dont think I tried to per suade Perry He said he told Duncan he was concerned that two Republi can senators would not be present Wednesday for the hate crimes Perry has argued that the proposed hate crimes law would create new classes of citizens and that all Texans are adequately protected under the current Mini Storage Covered Rv Storage NOW OPEN MOVE IN SPECIAL On Site Resident Manager Security Gate Fence 452 FM 306 8306252872 FREE kaucational seminar THE TRUTH ABOUT RETIREMENT AND ESTATE PLANNING Comal County Seniors Center 655 Lancia Street New TX April 25 DONNA BYRD Certified Financial Preservation Advisors Registered Investment Advisor 936 Lee Street New Texas 78130 830 606 2833 800 337 2973 You WILL LEARN Seven mistakes made by financial advisors that could destroy your financial future How to eliminate tax on social security income What is exempt from nursing home attachment What is and what they pay What is the spend down process and what assets are affected How to increase your net spendable income How to take taxfree distributions from your IRA The Truth about Living Trusts Eight mistakes people make with their Living Trusts How to eliminate Federal Estate Taxes How to avoid capital gains taxes on the sale of What is a Guardianship proceeding and how to avoid it What is probate and what it costs are a Living you Oils mm Fea W speaker Me at LAW OFFICES OF THOMAS BASSLER Board Certified in Estate Planning and Probate Masters in Taxation Texas Board of Uegal Specialization 306 Suite Texas 826 8885 SEATING is CALL 800 337 2973 FOR CFP and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER are federal registered marks of the Certified Financial Planner board of Securities offered through Mutual Service Member Lake Chamber of Commerce monthly mixer from 6 to 8 today at 201 FM prospective mem bers and guests are invited to On Canyon Lake Animal Shelter Societys first free dog obe dience class of the spring semester will be offered beginning at 9 at the Classes will run each Saturday through May Proof of vaccination will be Call the shelter for more CLASS also conducts a monthly raffle for free spay ing or Tickets are and can be bought at the 2170 Old Sattler Road in Fischer Store School Community Center will have its annual yard sale from 8 to 4 at FM 32 and FM Canyon Lake Art Guild will present its Spring Art Show at Cactus Country Gallery at FM 2673 and South Access Come by from 2 to 4 to meet the artists and see their Village West property owners are planning a huge garage sale in the subdivi sion on April Organizers are looking for subdivision residents to Maps will be provided to each partici pants If you would like to join in and sell your call Sandra 830 or Reva 830 8997150 to get on the Dana Jones is a Herald Zeitung correspondent for the Canyon Lake NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG 2nd Annual Candidates Forum by KGNB AM 1420 and the HeraldZeitung April 21 on KGNB 1420AM New Braunfels District 2 candidates Larry Alexander Walter Sears Submit your questions to the Fill out form below and mail to attn Margaret 707 Landa New TX for a Dynamite Dan in the It all adds Take a 500 50c soda and a mixin activities for the and youll agree Retama Park is the ticket for fun and excitement that really FRIDAY April 20 500 beer programs free admission parking Call 6517000 for Come play today
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