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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 8, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 4A HmiALDZRlTlJNU December 2001 Contact Managing Editor Margaret Eclmonson at 6259144 Dispatch burglary Someone broke into a Ford pickup parked in the 1600 block of Heather Lane sometime Wednesday or Thursday and stole a Prohibited weapon Officers confiscated a but terfly knife from a 16year old male student Thursday at New Braunfels High A teacher reported the student was acting sus piciously with another group of so offi cers conducted the complaints Two neighbors in the 200 block of Lane accused each other of assault after a verbal argument between them One neigh bor also alleged that the other damaged some out door Christmas Briefs Speaker Laney files for reelection AUSTIN AP Texas House Speaker James Pete a Democrat who plans to seek an unprecedented sixth term as filed for reelec tion Friday to the whose District 85 is in West is a cotton farmer and car salesman from Hale He was first elected speaker in Also on Tarn a rival in the race for speak filed his candidacy for reelection in The new speaker will be chosen by House members at the start of the 2003 ses Moms lead soldier letter campaign DALLAS roads lead to Two Arlington mothers say the toughlove psychologist who dishes out advice on The Oprah Winfrey Show inspired them to launch the nations only letterwriting campaign between school children and Children at some 100 schools in six states are now involved in the cam with Boy Scouts and nursing home residents clamoring to Stayathome mothers Debbie and Shannon started planning the letterwriting after the 11 terrorist Nnysayers told the moth ers they couldnt send the But what would Phil McGraw say about that defeatist attitude Hes always so what Get off your butt and do Smith Meetings NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL executive ses sion to discuss employment agreement with new city man ager council Municipal 424 Castell NEW BRAUNFELS CITY COUNCIL council Municipal 424 Castell EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY of 4 conference authority San LANDA PARK GOLF COURSE ADVISORY BOARD 7 Landa Park Golf Club Shop SCHERTZ CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL WORKSHOP SES SION 7 Municipal Complex 1400 Schertz Rockets red glare CHRIS Canyon Middle School eighth grader Nathan Churchwell explains his The Rockets Red to judge Tech Becca of Randolph Air Force Base Friday in the schools new gym during the science Churchwells project compared the properties of hybrid rocket fuels before and after being burned in a H002K hybrid rocket Bush honors math professor SAN MARCOS South west Texas State University mathematics professor Max Warshauer was among 10 individuals named by Presi dent George Bush to receive the sixth annual Pres idential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Engineering The to be presented Wednesday at a ceremony in will go to 10 individuals and 10 institu tions for promoting participa tion among minori ties and persons with disabil ities in scientific and engi neering the only Texan on the list of is the director of the Math Works program at MathWorks is a coordinated program that includes several projects aimed at developing mathe matics skills among talented The program includes summer and schoolyear aca demic programs for research and training for SWT student teachers and contin uing education for teachers at all The president views these programs as essential to our nations All barriers must be removed because research is enriched when the broadest possible range of peo ple said NSF Director Rita Espe cially at times of national cri we need all of our best minds working together to bring science and technology to bear on urgent Up to 10 individuals and 10 institutions annually may qualify for the national which includes a grant and a commemorative presidential The mentoring giv en annually since rec ognize longterm commitment to providing opportunities for greater participation in sci ence and engineering by all SWT gears up for commencement SAN MARCOS The chill of winter hasnt calmed the burning anticipation of more than Southwest Texas State University stu dents as they prepare to enter the real 22 will see degree candidates from the Colleges of Applied Business and Science participate in the morning commencement ceremony beginning at in Strahan Candidates from the Colleges of Fine Arts Communication and Health Professions will participate in the afternoon ceremony at 2 Elizabeth former chair of the Texas State Uni versity System Board of Regents and director of the SWT Development Founda will speak to both sets of candidates during the Sat urday Nash is a former chair of the SWT Development Foun dation Board of Directors and currently serves as a board member of the Texas State University System Founda She spends much of her time serving the communi She is a member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Lone Star Girl Scout the Executive Board of Directors of the Capital of Texas Public Telecommuni cations Council KLRU and the Board of Directors of the Roy and Joann Cole Mitte Nash contributes a signifi cant amount of time and ded ication to serving as an Advisory Board member of the SWT Communication Department and the SWT Hanois Math She also established at SWT the Eliz abeth Nash Scholarship for Modern The student speaker for the morning ceremony is Michael Garcia of the Col lege of Applied The stu dent speaker for the after noon ceremony is Pamela Brumely of the College of Fine Arts and Communica Sandra director of the Center for Multicul tural and Gender Studies and associate professor of theatre at will be the keynote speaker during the Friday evening commence ment ceremony at 7 Col lege of Liberal Arts under graduate and Graduate Col lege candidates will receive diplomas during this cere mony on in Strahan Mayo is a former Dean of Arts and Sciences and Direc tor of Theatre and Fine Arts at Philips College in San She has taught the atre at several colleges and universities around the coun She holds a and from Syracuse Uni from the Uni versity of Buffalo and from Buffalo State In to working as a college administrator and she has served as a theatre and author of numerous articles on the atre and the She has managed many significant arts initiatives including the San Antonio Symphony Res idency at Philips College and the Music Advancement No ruling on freezing Enron stock profits HOUSTON AP A fed eral judge made no ruling Fri day on a request that she freeze more than billion allegedly gained by top Enron officials who sold mil lions of shares before the for mer energy giant District Judge Lee Rosenthal gave lawyers for the defendants in the current and former top Enron executive and board a week to file She said plaintiffs then would be given the opportu nity to respond but no date was set for any followup court More than 50 lawyers were in the courtroom for Fridays New Yorkbased Amalga mated Bank has sued 29 cur rent and former top Enron executives and board including Ken Enron chairman and chief and Texas Phil Gramms Wendy an Enron board member and former chair woman of the Commodity Futures Trading a federal agency that over sees commodity and options trading to protect markets from fraud and The filed in federal court in alleges that the named executives and board members engaged in a threeyear pattern of fraud and deception that caused Enron share prices to fall from a high of about a year ago to less than a The suit claims that dur ing that the defendants sold billion in all the while hiding the compa nys true financial Amalgamateds lawyers wanted Rosenthal to approve a temporary restraining order freezing those gains so the issue could be investigated Amalgamated claims it lost more than million in the The bank is being represented by San Diego based Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes Lerach Just months Enron was the countrys seventh largest company in terms of But investors and traders evaporated after the company in October revealed questionable partnerships that helped keep billions of dollars in debt off its books and Enron acknowledged it overstated profits for four Enron filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this month in one of the largest corpo rate bankruptcies OMAL COUNTYS MOST WANTED TUESDAYS IN THE NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG vehicles nro used or picowned program Sato price ol and payments are quoted with down plus and license at APR Annual Percentage Rale lor a teem of 60 months with somlmonthly payments aixl croclil A doloirod onetime enrollment will bo deducted from the An electronic debit too of per payment is not included in Cecils Year End Clearance Push Now Through December 31st 2001 Pontiac Grand Am Stocks AQ10 Power Minors 10 Grand Ams In Stock Sales Finance Office Open AM to PM Monday Thru Friday AM to PM Saturdays 2701 South 135 800 2998696 On The Access Road Exit McCarty Lane One Mile North of Outlet Mall 5123924303 8002998696 2701IH 35 South San Texas When the products are 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