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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 28, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas American Profile Everything can be found at hometown WlHifi Your Bid LEISURE This Week Myron Floren leads list of Wurstfest Sports Cross Country runners pick up SUNDAY er 2001 46 pages in 5 sections vtty vwv NEW er mttfm 46 pages in 5 sccti HER ALDZlli i UNG 150 302 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 Officials widen anthrax search BY RANDOLPH SCHMID Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON The Postal Service buried a mail handler killed by anthrax the second funeral in two days while the search for the bacteria widened Satur day to thousands of busi nesses in Washington and 30 mail distribution Authorities worried that there might be a second anthraxlaced or not yet With the nation on edge over the post office signed a mil lion contract to buy eight electronbeam devices to sanitize letters and pack The equipment will be used first in where the anthrax scare has spread from mail centers for Congress and the White House to the Supreme Court and the Ivan Washing tons public health said Saturday that no new cases of anthrax had been reported either in people or We cannot be paralyzed Ride of a lifetime Coreth climbs aboard Bob Walkers Harley Davidson motorcycle Saturday in front of Clear Springs Catfish Coreth was given a ride on the bike along with a Harley T shirt as part of his 100th birthday cel CHRIS HeraldZeitung Man realizes dream of riding a Harley at 100th birthday party BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Coreth admits he spends most afternoons sleeping and but it is not every day that he celebrates his 100th That is why the New Braunfels native traded in his easy chair Sat urday for his easy rider status by taking a spin on a HarleyDavidson Road King motorcycle before joining 30 guests attending his birthday luncheon at Clear Springs Catfish 1692 Texas Harley owner Bob Walker took Coreth on several loops around the allowing the guest of honor to realize a longheld dream of riding a I mentioned a long time ago that I ought to have a Coreth Ive ridden bicycles but never a That ride was but I should have been the one Coreth drove a Buick until this past when an optometrist said his vision was too blurry to operate a Coreth said he threatened to fire the adding that his drivers license is valid until Born Coreths two day birthday celebration began See Appeals court upholds Cooper conviction FROM STAFF REPORTS AUSTIN The Third Dis trict Court of Appeals upheld Johnnie Lee con viction on aggravated kid napping Cooper was arrested after he kidnapped his exwife at gunpoint from her New Braunfels home on distraught over his took his exwife and their 6yearold daughter to McLennan alter nately threatening to kill the girl and his for mer whom he blamed for his A relative of Cooper talked him into letting his exwife and New Braunfels police later arrested A Comal County grand jury indicted him in March 2000 on an aggravated kid napping Aggravated kidnapping is a firstdegree felony punish able by five to 99 years in state prison and a fine of up to After a jury District 274 Judge Gary Steel See Today last day for Everyday corporate gave little warning BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Business was booming Fri day at the Everyday Conve nience 486 but that might be because the prices on most merchandise have been cut in half before the store closes for good on Its been very Assis tant Manager Mary Ann Jor Im getting A company employee for seven Jordan said she was notified this past week that corporate officials decid ed to close the store at the cor ner of Street and Walnut They didnt give us hardly any Jordan A spokesperson at Every day Convenience Store corpo rate headquarters in Austin said company officials were See CHRIS Homer Buckley fills up his van with gas Saturday in front of the Everyday convenience store at the corner of Walnut and which will close CHRIS People walk down Landa Park Drive Saturday for the first AIDS Walk in New The walk started at Main Plaza and ended in Landa Park with talks promoting AIDS About 100 people participated in what organiz ers say will become an annual AIDS Walk raises public awareness of lonely disease BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Nearly 100 people joined in NewBraunfels first AIDS Awareness Walk but an untold more walked in Marcus pres ident of the Comal County AIDS Task We walked for people who couldnt be there either because they had died or because they are Monroe We also walked for those who werent there for various other whether for lack of fear or whatever issues involved for dealing with Saturdays Walk started from Main Plaza at and followed a police escort along North Sequin Street to Landa The event concluded with a brief ceremony featuring task force vice president James Goodall and Jane a life transition coor dinator with Hope Members of the 2yearold task force want to secure enough grant dollars to start a local office to provide direct assistance to those living with AIDS But the emphasis Satur day was raising public aware Monroe See Ranger bands headed to state contest FROM STAFF REPORTS New Braunfels and Smith son Valley High School bands will march on to state com petition after winning first and second respective at area contest The Area E Marching Con test at Comalnndor Stadium in San Antonio marked the first time the Mighty Uni corn Marching Band has won the area title and the second time for the band to go to Fredericksburg High School won third and Canyon High School placed seventh out of a field of 15 area All schools earned first division ratings at previous competitions to earn the right to compote at Only the top three schools at area move on to the state compe 5 ut Floyd Casey Stadium in The Unicorns program fea tured the songs Sweet a percus sion piece titled Quitan Gal livant and Chorale and Shaker INSIDE Daylight Saving Time ends today Key Code 77 Check your watch Set your timepieces back one hour this Sunday 2 to 1 AP
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