New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, August 8, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

August 08, 2001

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 8, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS WEDNESDAY August 2001 pages in 2 sections HERALDZEITUNG 231 Serving New Braunfels and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents bombs Iraq after attack on plane BY ROBERT BURNS AP Military Writer WASHINGTON AP Air Force planes bombed an air defense site in north ern Iraq Tuesday and Presi dent Bush pledged to keep Iraqi President Saddam Hus seins military ambitions in In a brief announcement on Tuesdays attack north of the city of the European Command said pilots acted in self defense after Iraq launched surfacetoair missiles and fired antiaircraft Officials said it was not a planned attack in response to the recent nearmiss Iraqi attack on a Air Force U 2 reconnaissance European Command said the which flew from an air base in south central departed Iraqi airspace In the official Iraqi News Agency quoted an unidentified military spokesman as saying Tues day that American and British warplanes bombed civil and service installa Our heroic missile units confronted the enemy war forcing them to leave our skies for the spokesman The Iraqi News Agency reported no Vacationing in Bush defended the missions as a necessary response to Iraqi Saddam Hussein is a men ace and we need to keep him in check and we Bush told Hes been a menace forever and he needs to open his country for inspection so we can see whether he is making weapons of mass destruc Bush said he had been briefed on the retalia Our military can make decisions as they see fit to protect our unless of course its close to in which case it requires my The missions that took place were fully hi accor dance with established allied war Tuesdays incident was the latest in a longrunning series of attacks and coun terattacks in northern and southern where and British aircraft enforce no fly zones established immediately after the 1991 Gulf Tamayp hand picks temporary head BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Interim City Manager Hector Tamayo tapped a member of the New Braunfels Planning Commission to lead the citys planning department on an interim James Vaughan will serve as planning director as long as Tamayo is an interim city Under Vaugharis he serves until a new city manager is Tamayo I made it clear that he is here only on a interim When the new city manager hell hire a new planning Vaughan will step down from his position on the planning Tamayo He cant serve as a city employee and on a Tamayo So he will step down from that seat at least while hes working as planning Vaughan said he was taking a tempo rary leave of absence from his position on the planning Once he is no longer acting as planning he will resume his place on the he Tamayo personally chose Vaughan to lead the planning He said he spoke to no one nor did he ask for applica tions or resumes from anyone He has a good academic Tamayo Hes designing a master plan for the city of He handled him self well during the Vaughan said he was contacted this past week to talk to Tamayo about the At that he was unaware he was being considered for the he I in talks with the planning com mission and my name kept coming up as someone who could do this immedi ately and on an interim he I have a great deal of knowledge of the At a glance WHO James Vaughan STARTED Monday EDUCATION Masters degree in land area develop ment and management SALARY per twoweek pay period no other employee benefits EXPERIENCE Planning commission member one planning consultant for smaller cities teachers gradu ate and undergraduate plan ning classes at Southwest Texas State University See Night out7 on the town JESSIE Dressed in their favorite western Willow Avenue residents toss watersoaked sponges at two blooming cactus Some people will do anything for water on a hot Texas Neighbors gather for block parties during annual crime awareness event BY AMY CLARKSON AND MARTIN MALACARA Staff Writers Cowboys and Indians joined forces to fight crime during Tues day nights National Night Out Against People from 70 New Braun fels neighborhoods and 18 neigh borhoods in Comal County got turned on their porch lights and learned how to fight Texas Avenue was taken over by Indians as they went on the warpath against Orga nizer Marsha Keisling said they considered National Night Out one of their largest About 60 friends and neigh bors attended the dressed in Indian complete with tomahawks and war We had a smoke signal earli Keisling And we let everyone on Texas Avenue know that there were intrud ers on the Then we tied them up and interrogated The interrogation of the National Night Out judges included asking questions about how the Safe City Commission and law enforcement joined to fight crime in the Across the city on Willow the cowboys gathered to fight crime in their own Saying their neighborhood was the best in New block captain Beth Bizer said the Wil low Avenue was full of closeknit As part of the Willow Goes West the group had a water balloon game and handed out information on how to pre vent We got started doing this about four years Bizer When someone was breaking into the cars in the neighbor Luke rides a tire horse during the ice cream social in Mission Valley CHRIS Zeitung We got really mad and set up a neighborhood That when we found out about National Night we started to get And its grown every City dwellers were not the only ones turning on porch lights in order to fight County residents in Mission See INSIDE GALA EVENT The American Cancer Societys Starlight Gala Comics 2B Fabulous will begin at 7 Friday at the New Braunfels Civic 380 Seguin For informa call 830 6065810 or 830 To see whafs being served Forum 6A 4A Movies 5A Obituaries 3A Sports 78A 2A Key Code 76 at the see the Food Ellington tapped for deputy fire marshal BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Wayne a corporal in the Comal County Sheriffs will become the countys new deputy fire marshal Comal County Fire Marshal Lin Man ford announced Tuesday a 10year veteran of the sheriffs was named to the new On Ellington joins Manford and Assistant Fire Marshal Darren Brinkkoeter in the county office that investigates a member of the Comal County Crisis Negotiation is now the evening shift patrol division corpo ral at the sheriffs Comal County commissioners approved creating the new position at their July 26 a retired Department of Public Safety trooper who recently was reappointed to his has put a heavy emphasis on arson investigations in his twoyear Weve had a bunch of Man ford In one subdivision at the weve had five in the past County Judge Danny Scheel said Tuesday he recognized the need for an additional investigator at the fire mar shals with the increase in population over the past few not all of the people who come here are lawabiding Scheel See ;

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