Wednesday, July 2, 2003

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 2, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZE WEDNESDAY July 14 pages in 2 sections NG 197 Serving New Braunfcls and Gomal County since 1852 50 cents turnedslasher gets maximum Jurors give John Adam Chandler 20 years for nearly killing his wife BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer Amanda Chandler didnt get closure Tuesday when a Comal County jury gave her exhusband the maximum possible sentence for slash ing her throat and nearly Patriotic parade makes a comeback BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer Theres no batter place to spend the Fourth than in New said Assis tant City Manager Don Fer guson The New Braunfels Inde pendence Day parade will kick off celebra tions Friday and a More fire local July works display xiu will wrap up the There was no 4A parade last so were really looking forward to having it back said Michael president of the New Braunfels Archives and Museum of The festivities will focus on Parade organizers and par ticipants will gather at 8 at the old Sophienburg archives parking lot on Bridge and Seguin The will be closed at and visitors can begin setting up their spots on the The band plays at 9 in the and the parade starts at A large crowd in expected See Parade Route The parade begins at am on Brktye Street and left on Sefluln rlflht on Mill Mill Street and over the railroad left on on Sun Antonio over the railroad down San Antonio Street to Main around the right onto Sequin right on Bridge Street to killing She may never get She has scars from multi ple knife wounds on her throat and torso that will never go She said she also had other scars inside that no one else can She has young children who dont understand why John Adam Chandler attacked her Moments after ho was sen tenced to 20 years in state prison and handed a he didnt offer any expla Amanda Chandler asked 207th Judicial District Judge Jack Robison for permission to address John Chandler before he was lod Ive been waiting for this for a long she I need some closure for myself and our children so I can give them the life they I need to know why this has happened to mo and our I need some clo sure Hho watching his Ho didntsay anything to whirring to Ho does not wish to answered defense Tom John Chandler pleaded guilty Monday to aggravat ed assault with a deadly which is a second degree Jurors hoard a day and n half of testimony boforo delib erating 50 minutes to arrive at the maximum sentence for a seconddegree See Good to be Above Xavler Klein plays with his 4monthoW while taking a break from filling out travel paperwork at the National Guard Armory Tuesday Klein was stationed in for 11 months and five days as part of a homeland security Operation Noble Eagle The soldiers guarded more than 20 United States military bases In six Right Rene Moreno grabs a muchneeded nap Tuesday who was also sta tioned in arrived in New Braunfels DAVID Ata glance 4th Battalion 133rd Reid Artillery Appreciation Day WHEN noon today WHERE Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic 138 Austin Soldiers return from homeland security mission BY SEAN BOWLIN Staff Writer Staff Martin Monce pulled into the drive way of bis New Hraunfols homo Monday afternoon to find his wife and two children standing outside waving American For and 1HH other members of tho Field Artillery Battalion in New it was groat to be The National Guard unit returned home Monday after serving months of home land security duty in The first thing most did was rush home to see family members eagerly awaiting their Then Tuesday it was back to the armory to fin ish up were doing cleanup stuff and getting our finan cial affairs in said I Robert the bat talions Were still on active duty until the end of Hut they allow you to come back early and get your financial affairs in order HO soldiers dont have to have a pay u Dallas Police Department officer in civil ian said its great to be back in when wo hit Ml I foil like we were back at lie Tho battalion waw deployed in August 2002 as part of Operation Noble Kagle UH assignment was to guard u See WT The new 090 and name change at Southwest Texas State UnJvenJiy in San Marcos are an unwelcome twitch for many students and The Texas Legislature and Rick Perry have approved changing the tchooJt name to Texas State effective Sept BY SEAN BOWUN Staff Writer America was a member of the last to get a diploma from Southwest Texas State A fact shes proud Like many local Valenuuela was against a pro posal to change the name of the college located in nearby San Those voices of complaint fell on deaf ears thin year m the Leg islature approved the name Last Kick Perry signed the bill that alters the identity of the Effective Southwest Texas State becomes Texas State UniversitySan in a name A lot if you ask SWT alumnae and I purchased my maroon and gold Alumni of Southwest Texas Tshirt and the diploma on my wall says Southwest Texas State said alumnus Bob It Jnarae SWT worked fine for a number of CEOs and a Wiegand a reference to former Pres ident Lyndon Baines the Canyon High School said he never supported the change and requested Perry veto He said the university would have to do a lot more than get a new name to be a firstclass insti He criticized his alma mater for taking a laidback approach to recruiting honor stu Alan Canyon High assistant principal and former Dean of Men at said was sad to see the name Im just disappointed that state Jeff Wentworth went INSIDE Classifieds