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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 12, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                J Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG August 2001 Contact Managing Editor Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 ext Dispatch Indians beat cowboys for block party title L BA L V V Katal helicopter crash LAS VEGAS AP cause of a tourist helicopter crash near the Grand Canyon that killed six peo ple remained under investi gation and the sole survivor was in critical The flight that crashed Friday was operated by Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters of Las The company called off all of Saturdays scheduled flights out of Las Vegas out of respect for the victims said Robert vice president for market The pilot and five family members were killed near the canyons western The sole Shawna Daskai of New York suffered burns over 80 percent of her body and was in critical condi tion Saturday at University Medical authorities pleads innocent NEW YORK police officer charged with killing three family mem bers while driving to work drunk pleaded innocent and was released on bail Friday as three fellow officers accused of drinking with him before the accident were Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik said he fired three of the 17 officers accused of drinking with Officer Joseph Gray before Gray allegedly hit the three The officers were celebrating a sergeants upcoming of the John and Craig had been with Gray at an offlimits cor ruptionprone strip club near the 72nd Precinct sta Kerik A Edward allegedly had been drinking with Gray in a police park ing The three could be fired at the commissioners dis cretion because they were on Welsh and Hildebrand were probation ary officers because they had been on the job for less than two Sills was on disciplinary probation for a DWI Meetings COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH CENTRAL public meet ing to elect representative and 9 300 Laurel NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL executive ses regular meet Municipal Building Council COMAL COUNTY COM MISSIONERS COURT regular Commissioners third Comal County Courthouse NEW BRAUNFELS VEMENT CORPORATION regular Municipal conference room SCHERTZCIBOLOUNI VERSAL CITY INDEPEN DENT SCHOOL DISTRICT called 7 district transporta tion 1060 Elbe SCHERTZCIBOLOUNI VERSAL CITY INDEPEN DENT SCHOOL DISTRICT regular 7 Dobie Junior High 395 West Borgfeld NEW BRAUNFELS INDE PENDENT SCHOOL DIS TRICT called Education Center Historical 430 West BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Much like the battle of the Little Big Indians won a victory over the cowboys at the National Night Out best block party competition Tues day Texas who went on the warpath against won the coveted trophy with their Indian decora tions and They squeaked by Willow Avenues cowboy theme party by a narrow Assis tant to the City Manager Don Ferguson It was a really hard deci he AU the parties did such a great The com petition was extremely But it came down to the activ the theme and the par The Estates won honorable mention for their while Edgewater Avenue won for best ho So the rivalry Ferguson talking the goodnatured competition that Willow and Tfexas Avenues share each year during Nation al Night But they were both ieally fantastic From the Willow Goes West theme to Bridge Avenues muscle man compe Ferguson said more than 70 neighborhoods par ticipated in the evenings fight against They showed what makes New Braunfels so he And sent a clear message that we arent going to tolerate crime in the neigh They also had a lot of The best part of the Ferguson was watching neighbors get together and meet each other some for the first In some they were introducing them he It was the first party theyve ever had and it planted that seed that they need to work togeth Ferguson said it was a record night in New Braunfels with a wide variety of activi The parties were fantas he Bridge Avenues muscle man competition was That block had a beach The Estates had more than 130 It really was a special All the neigh borhoods showed they simply werent going to tolerate crime in New The best thing about National Night Fergu son was the number parties and the wide variety of At The they played pinthehandcuffson he But other neighbors just sat JESSIE Lin Rose left and Jim Beath with plaque present Tom second from left and Marsha Kiesling and the rest of the Texas Avenue tribe with the winners plaque for the National Night Out Texas which won for the third will receive a street sign noting them as the around with lemonade under the It was a great night it was really wonderful to see everyone getting to know each other and really CHS Fishcamp CHRIS The Dixie Chicks performed at the Canyon High Fishcamp Friday in the schools These chicks included seniors Derek Justin Parchman and Mark Park concert doubles as school supply drive Police Mother left 13yearold in charge Texas AP The mother of three chil dren who drowned in a murky motel swimming pool has been arrested on felony child abandonment charges for leaving her eight small children in a motel room while she and her husband An arrest warrant for Blaza Bustemante was issued Friday after authorities discovered that she had violated a July 5 court order not to allow her then 12 years to babysit the other the Gregg County district attorneys office The now is a sus pect in a March fire at a Longview elementary school records Garcia had the boy in charge of her seven other young children at the Palace Inn on Three of the ranging in age from 6 to went into the motel swimming pool and The water was so murky that after rescue workers pulled two bodies from the it was another 30 min utes before they learned a third body was still in the The 13yearold who was asleep when police went to the motel told offi cers he hadnt realized his Maria and brothers Israel Mar and Marvin Mar had left the BY AMY CLARKSON Staff Writer Bring backpacks and notebook paper to the Concert in the Park Thurs day night and hear Jay Eric perform during one of the sea sons last Communities in Schools is joining forces with the Landa Park concert series for a ben efit fundraiser to get more school supplies for lowincome families throughout Comal Director Chris Dour glas And there is such a need across the she We try our absolute best to make sure kids from low income families have the sup plies we Were already getting phone calls from fam ilies concerned about getting school All kinds of school supplies are Douglas The organization provides sup plies for students in all Comal County Theyve con ducted several fundraisers over the she Douglas said families in need of school supplies should contact the Communities in Schools coordinator in each They should talk to the people in the she And we have someone in nearly every If there isnt someone at that teachers know how to reach Anyone interested in donat ing items to CIS should bring themby their office at 161 CastellStreet in New Braun Douglas They wel come any kind of school sup including We give school supplies based on financial she And people are 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