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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 11, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 2A HERALDZEITUNO Friday April TODAY Contact Features Editor Brian Grant 6259144 ext 222 World Briefly House approves creating national Amber Alert WASHINGTON AP Targeting child kidnappers molesters and pornographera the House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved protections including a national Amber Alert network and legislation to strengthen federal antipornogra phy laws Approved by a 40025 vote the leg islation was called the most impor tant and farreaching child protection legislation in the past 20 years by the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Rep James Sensenbrenner shep herded the stronger criminal penal ties through the House by attaching them to the popular Amber Alert kid nappingnotification legislation That measure was sought by the family of Elizabeth Smart who was recovered in March after being taken from her bedroom in a Salt Lake City last year The national network would be named after Amber Hagerman a 9 yearold girl abducted in Arlington Texas and later found murdered Renewed crisis as IRA stalls on peacemaking deal BELFAST Northern Ireland AP Dashing expectations of a break through Britain and Ireland withheld their new Northern Ireland peace plans Thursday after failing to get longsought commitments from the Irish Republican Army government aides said Sinn Fein party leader Gerry Adams a reputed IRA chief insisted the outlawed group was not responsi ble for the deadlock Thursday the fifth anniversary of the Good Friday accord was the two governments target date for announcing the new plans The impasse typical of the suspi cion and recrimination that have dogged peacemaking efforts in this British territory for a decade raised doubts about a planned May 29 elec tion for the moribund Northern Ireland legislature Britain already postponed the vote once Adams whose party is linked with the IRA demanded that Britain and Ireland leave the IRA out of current arguments and immediately publish the full text of their plans which have been in the works since October and widely leaked Texas Lotto SATURDAY million 92337414962 WEDNESDAY million Contact Us HERALDZEITUNQ 707 Landa New Braunfels TX 78130 830 6259144 fax 830 6251224 Doug Toney Editor and Publisher Ext 201 doug.toney@heraldzeitung.com Gary E Mattland Managing Editor Ext 220 gmaitland@heraldzeltung.com Heather Grant Business Manager Ext 202 hgrant@heraldzeitung.com Lisa Schreler Composing Manager Ext 205 lschreier@heraldzeitung.com Henry Coello Commercial Systems 6255232 hcoello@heraldzeitung.com Arnold Wiggins Production Manager 830 6255232 awiggins@heraldzeitung.com Courtney Abernathy Advertising Manager Ext 208 cabernathy@heraldzeitung.com For classified advertising call 6259144 ext 215 For display advertising call 6259144 ext 208 For obituaries wedding engagement and anniversary announcements call 6259144 ext 213 For missed or late newspapers call 6259144 ext 229 Community Events Happy Birthday to Catherine Baeten George Acuna 43 Brenda Hughes Joshua Landrum Carla Mitchell 19 Nancy Putz Clay Herod 18 Cody Kathleen Crandall 21 years April 10 and David Martinez III 12 years April To have a birthday or anniver sary listed here call 6259144 Schools NEW BRAUNFELS ISO Fifth six weeks semester ends COMAL ISO Cans for Kids Food Drive CHS play at regionals CHS softball at Clemens SVHS Shakespeares Comedy of Errors Klubs and Events THE LOWIMPACT DANCE AEROBICS CLASS takes place at Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays at Seele Parish House The class consists of a cardiovascular workout strength training with light weights stretching and relaxation For information call 6259295 KAFFEE KLATSCH bereave ment support group meets from 10 to every Friday For information call 6257500 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at daily and at noon every day except Saturday at the 24hour club at 1142 Eikel COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS at 300 Laurel Lane hosts lunch for those 60 years and older in the Laurel Plaza Community Room from to noon Monday through Friday Suggested dona tion is Call Rita at 6291751 to make reservations 24 hours in advance Free transportation to1 site to eat NEW BRAUNFELS CHRISTIAN Photo submitted Seguin rock band Crusader headlines a benefit concert that takes place at 7 today at the El Fiesta Ballroom located off 110 East at exit 609 Dubbed Rockin1 For A this show features five area rock bands and benefits the American Cancer Society ACADEMY auction and dessert gala will be conducted at today at the Tree of Life Church Guest speaker will be Christian comedian Dennis Swanberg Tickets are each and can be purchased at NBCA office 995 Mission Hills Drive All proceeds benefit the students at NBCA Call 6296222 for information THE NBHS CLASS OF 1942 meets at 6 today at Ryans Steakhouse For information call 6255445 A BLOOD DRIVE sponsored by the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center is scheduled from 11 to 2 today at Wal Mart 1209 IH 35 S Call 6290129 for information Up THE 4H BENEFIT DANCE is scheduled from 8 to midnight Saturday at Wursthalle Advance tickets are for adults and free for children under 9 Adult tickets at the door are Public is wel come Activities include silent and live auctions music by Wildcard and pictures by Digigraph Tickets are available from any 4H member or from the county Extension office 132 S Water Lane 830 620 3440 THE MARION COMMUNITY LIBRARY hosts its craft and flea market from 8 to 2 Saturday on the library grounds 500 Bulldog Drive More than 50 vendors will be participating Food booth available Call 830 914 2803 for InformationA COMAL COUNTY VETER INARY ASSOCIATION hosts a rabies drive from to 4 Saturday at the Comal County Fairgrounds and from 1 to 3 at Canyon Lake Fire Station 1 and the Canyon Lake Animal Shelter Cost for rabies vaccina tlon is and county and city licenses are Have pets restrained on leashes or In carri ers For information call 625 7551 EASTER EGG HUNT spon sored by the New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department and the New Braunfels Evening Rotary Club begins at 11 Saturday at the Wildlife Viewing Area The hunt is open for chil dren up to 10 years old The Easter Bunny will pose for pic tures Call 6082167 for informa tion APRIL 18 THE NEW BRAUNFELS ELKS LODGE hosts its second annual golf tournament April 18 at Landa Golf Course Entry fee is per golfer All proceeds benefit Elks Club charities Call 6255217 APRIL 19 NEW BRAUNFELS MODEL RAILROAD JAMBOREE spon sored by the New Braunfels Historic Railroad and Modelers Society is scheduled from 9 to 5 April 19 at the New Braunfels Civic Center Tickets are for adults and for chil dren younger than 18 FIESTA BIRD MART a celebra tion of the joy of pet birds is scheduled from 9 to 5 April 19 at the Live Oak Civic Center 8101 Pat Booker Road Admission is for adults and free for children younger than 12 Call 6570069 APRIL 24 THE COMAL COUNTY WOMENS CENTER hosts A Taste of Italy benefit from 6 to 10 April 24 at Johnny Carinos City and county officials will serve as shadow wait and bar staff There will be an auction for a pri vate wine tasting The event is sponsored in part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month and all proceeds benefit the Comal County Womens Center For information contact Shari Gelsone board of directors fund raising chair 6277317 Weather Friday April 11 Digest forecast or daytime conditions temperatures COLO 33H KAN forecast MO I San Antonioi MEXICO AccuWeather Inc O Sunny PI Cloudy Cloudy Showers Tslorms Rain Flurrioi Snow Ice TODAY Mostly cloudy Highs mid 70s Rain slight SE wind 10mph outlook TONIGHT Mostly cloudy Lows mid 50s Rain none SE wind 5 mph Via AiaodalwJ Pints Arrests Saturday Partly cloudy with areas of morning fog Highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s Saturday night Partly cloudy Lows in the upper 50s Sunday Mostly cloudy with areas of fog and drizzle Highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s Monday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of show ers and thunderstorms Lows in the lower 60s Highs in the lower 80s Tuesday Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of show ers and thunderstorms Lows in the upper 60s Highs in the mid 80s Water flows Edwards Aquifer ft Comal River 413 cfs Canyon Dam Inflow 484 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 200 cfs Canyon Dam lake level ft above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water million gallons Well water million gallons Pollen counts high Provided courtesy of Dr Frank Hampel Law enforcement officers in Comal County charged the following between April 9 and April 10 Joshua D Allen 23 Seguin failure to causing bodily injury James T Anderson 48 theft by check between and prescription fraud schedule Amanda L Cain 21 Edroy forgery by passing 4 Antonio Casarez 43 New Braunfels aggravated assault with a deadly weapon Walter p Crayton 41 Canyon Lake fail ure to David Enriquez 23 New Braunfels expired license plates expired inspection sticker Amber E Gibson 20 New Braunfels public intoxication Rarnon Hernandez 51 Hurst theft by check between and David R Hughes II 25 San Marcos fail ure to maintain financial responsibility expired drivers license Lisa L McLean 41 New Braunfels theft between and Carlos Medrano 38 New Braunfels dri ving while alcohol contain er Fidel MontoyaMendoza 26 Irving no drivers license failure to maintain financial responsibility Jeffery W Moss 24 New Braunfels fail ure to of a vehicle failure to to revoke causing bodily injury to a family member Antonio G Ortigoza 30 San Antonio no valid drivers license to maintain financial responsibility Justin M Schmidt Braunfels driving under the Influence of Pontia N Smith 45 Canyon Lake theft by check between and Rafael R Teofllo 39 San Antonio failure to maintain financial responsibility violation of promise to appear driving while license Amy M Upshaw 23 Canyon Lake par ent contributing to truancy failure to appear Bennle L West 26 San Antonio driving while license suspended r MMUl 8011   

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