New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 23, 2001, Page 4

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

June 23, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 23, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG June Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 Dispatch Vehicle bnjlaiy New Braunfels police are investigating the burglary of a car in the 200 block of according to A 20yearold man report ed that his 1996 Ford was broken into between Wednesday and An com pact disc player and ampli fier were stolen from the reports The items were valued between and according to The trunk lock had been broken police Vehicle burglar A truck was broken into Friday on West Lincoln New Braunfels police A 40yearold man report ed that a cell radar wallet and credit cards were The value of the items is reports There were no signs of forced Home burglary A home at the 100 block of Reukle Road was broken into sometime between June 16 and accord ing to police Someone entered the home by breaking into a police A number of items were stolen from the reports The items were valued at Thieves caused about worth of damage to the reports Stadium fire SAN ANTONIO AP Vandalism and a blaze at a Central Texas stadium has resulted in thousands of dollars in at Gustafson A blaze was also set at the Northside School District but fire fighters contained the dam age to a downstairs dress ing School officials said worth of new foot ball equipment was torched and the dressing room was heavily damaged in the attack early Thursday Security guards found the control box for the stadium speaker system had been ripped from a wall and crushed in an upstairs press Pitbull attack AP The owner of three pit bulls that mauled a 10 yearold boy has been charged with two misde and two of the dogs remain on the Benjamin was charged Thursday in Contra Costa County Superior Court for allegedly concealing the dogs after the He pleaded innocent and was held on The Shawn remains hospitalized in crit ical Meetings NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL regular city council municipal NEW BRAUNFELS INDE PENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES called 5 Education Center Board 430 COMAL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES regular meet 6 Canyon High 1510 IH35 NEW BRAUNFELS ETHICS COMMISSION regular meet Municipal Conference Room COMAL COUNTY COMMIS SIONERS COURT regular commissioners third Comal County Courthouse Park music CHRIS FORE performs Thursday night in Lancia Park as part of the Concerts in the Park The concert series continues when Dave Larson and Keep the Change play from to 10 June 28 at the Landa Park Dance Council considers changes in golf cart regulations County employee helping Houston recover from flood BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Sometimes it takes but if one watch an opportunity will present itself to return an important And so it is with Comal In the after math of the October 1998 a Houston area community loaned an engineer to help this county recover from the damage caused by a flooded Guadalupe River and Dry Comal Creek The engineer worked in the area for two weeks at no with a reported including businesses and public build damaged in the recent flooding caused by Tropical Storm County Engineer Tom Hornseth has loaned out Janine She is working with the city of Houston for 10 described on the Road Depart ment rolls as an administrative also is Comal Countys acting flood plain coor Ellington knows the ins and outs of the fed eral paperwork involved in obtaining disaster The work involves a specialized set of skills that are not exactly In Hornseth Houston asked for Ellington by All the the homeowners you have to help deal with this there are very complex issues Hornseth We had a couple hundred buildings damaged in our Ive been told Houston had The burden is so great a local government gets In when the city of Conroe loaned Comal County an his help was invaluable because he was able to free up Hornseth and his staff to deal with other He really knew what was going We could just put him on something usually involving field work and he could go take care of Hornseth Were just paying back a favor that was done for he And if skills count and Hornseth said there could be no question they do Comal County is paying back with interest in Janine Its a very specialized field and a very spe cialized set of Not just anybody can step in and handle this Here in Comal were lucky because we have someone who knows the Hornseth And thats so Shell be a massive help to of Ellington will come back with the kind of experience that will help out at home the next time disaster drops by Comal The working conditions in Houston are not Hornseth has In a downtown that smells like trashtossed mud and mildewed Ellington is reportedly work ing in the citys administrative which were They have the electricity back and I think they have Hornseth But Ive been told they have no air condi Im sure shes going to come back with some interesting BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Professional golfer Casey Martin might be able to use his golf cart to get around the course while other golfers must walk but Landa Park Golf Course rules about dis abled golfers might get a little Golf course manager in a proposal before council next hopes to curtail abuse of the courses regulations that allow dis abled golfers to drive off paths onto the cutting down the distance they have to The golf course makes red flags available to disabled golfers to use on their The flags mark the carts as having permission to drive off the Mayor Stoney Williams said many golfers take advantage of the liberal rules and use the designated red flags on their even though they are fully capable of walking the Williams plans to introduce proposed changes to the rules during the councils meeting The changes would make it hard er to get the flags and eas ier for people who really need them to take advantage of the golf This is a recommendation from the golf course manag Williams Because of wear and tear on the and because people are abusing this so weve decided something needs to be If council passes the rec the red flags now used to designate the carts of disabled golfers will change to Only golfers who are eligible for the blue parking permits from the Whats Up Who New Braunfels City Council What Possible changes in rules for allowing disabled golfers to drive their carts off the When Monday Where Municipal 424 Castell state for disabled people would be able to receive the flags for the golf Under current anyone can get the red flags for their They just have to ask and claim a The course has 50 Williams And one the manager told me that a man came who really needed the flag he had a legitimate he All 50 flags were being The proposed changes say that those people with a per manent or temporary park ing permit for the disabled from the state of Texas can get a blue flag for display on their golf The person who obtains the permit would be the only person who can use the flag on the Peo ple who drive off the desig nated paths are required to keep their cart at least 30 yards from the edge of all greens and tee Carts must remain on the paths at all par three holes and out of all roughs as defined by mow er cut Watson said in a letter to Williams The sug gestions follow recommenda tions from the United States Golf Watson The rules governing the use of golf carts are strictly for people with mobility prob Williams Its not just for he Mother makes first court appearance HOUSTON AP With out uncrossing her folded arms a mother accused of drowning her five children told a judge Friday she was indigent and needed a court appointed In a brief State District Judge Belinda Hill said she would arrange for an attorney for Andrea after Harris County prosecu tor Kaylynn Williford sum marized why Yates should remained Attorney Bob Scott was assigned to the The hearing was held in a makeshift courtroom after floods devastated downtown Houston earlier this A speaker in the glass room where reporters watched the proceedings picked up only the judges She took the lives of her five children by drowning Williford explained after the I did not go into any because I do not have any I am still waiting on everything from the According to an account in Fridays editions of the Hous ton an officer who had heard an audiotaped interview with Yates said she gave this account of the events on Wednesday She drowned her ages 3 and and placed each boy on the bed in a back bed She then began drown ing her 6monthold daugh After her 7yearold son walked in and asked Whats wrong with Mary she chased him through the house and dragged him back to the where she drowned him next to the The Chronicle originally reported that the interview was The newspa per said Friday it since has learned the format was an Police spokesman Robert Hurst confirmed the interview was but would not comment on the The report wasnt too far off according to a source with the Police Department who requested Yates was charged late Wednesday with one count of capital murder covering the deaths of and Harris County Assistant District Attorney Joe Owmby said other charges might fol Its not an everyday occur rence Its not an everyday occurrence in the Ive been here 15 Ive not seen the cases others have but this is the most horrendous thing that Ive ever Owmby Truth Tracker5 Bible School Lakesibe Baptist Church 2719 fM 725 New Call Church Office for wore ;