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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 1, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas NEW BRAUNFELS FRIDAY 16 pages irt 2 sections 230 Serving New Brauntela and fiomal County since 1852 50 cents maps out Comal Countys flood risks BYRONMALONEY Staff Writer state and federal offi cials Thursday began a study that could assess Comal flood Digital maps could be used to compute flood insurance rates and to make decisions about future growth and devel opment in floodprone Federal Emergency Manage ment Comal New Braunfels and Bulverde officials were among those who attended a threehour meeting Thursday afternoon to help consultant to determine the scope and cost of the which will take at least two years to The first step to be com pleted by 16 is for the Halff to put a price on the Jack of the Region VIFEMA office in said flood maps in Comal County go back as much as 17 years in some are based on decadesold informa We have had bad maps in parts of the country for many and weve had to deal with We have to update GUI Quarles In FEMA authorized a map modernization which Congress funded in FEMA offices were Quarles with deciding what mapping priorities Comal County is in the top 10 percent of that Quarles We have strict guidelines See Whats FEMAs Consultants will determine cost and scope of the countywfde flood Insurance study by The project will take two not free BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer New Braunfels and Comal County parents can have their children vaccinated for school for a small Comal County Public Health Office will provide boosters cheaper than private practice but the shots are not Adminis trative fees are charged for each These fees are based on the childs Fees are as follows 4yearolds can have shots for 10to 15yearolds can have shots for have shots for and If TB skin tests cost The cost of these immu nizations in the private sector could range from about to as much as per Its a real economical way to get your but its not said Comal County Nurse Karon Comal County Public Health Office WKI provide vscdnaUons at the Swy Intermediate to 4 Monday Specrrt to and to 4 Monday P Smithson Valley Middle to 1130 and 1 Valley High to and 1 to New Braunfete High to Creek 8J3Q to QopdyyUiprlrnairy to New Braunfela Mkidle to to am and 1 to 12 H Canyon to 11 IP Crimefighting parties Photos by JESSIE Above Natalie Carillo Michael and Juan Ruiz from left practice for the egg race that will take place during Tuesdays National Night Out party at Bavarian Above right Garden Ridge police officer Jonathan AtwoodBryant says his department will have a photo and fingerprint booth set up for children Below Getting into the swing of Charlotte Bavarian Manor services shows off her hulahoop style Thursday as she readies for her National Night Out neighborhood block Residents gear up for National Night Out BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer Bavarian Manor lowincome apart ment complex in New Braunfels is a model example of how National Night Out helps reduce crime in neighbor We did have a lot of problems here on property a few years Char lotte Bavarian Manor services It seems that since weve been having the National Night services on property and good weve been able to get a tot of the drugs off the Now its pretty There are very few calls for crime or Hood and other staff members at the complex were gearing up for this years citywide National Night Out which is The party there will include a resi dent potluck a jumping castle for a dunking craft contests for both adults and a live band and including an exgang member who now leads a drugfree About 150 residents from the neigh borhood surrounding the 53unit com plex came to last years Most of the residents are onepar ent families or families that are strug and this is a good outlet for them to get to know each Hood The demonstrations are most valuable with the firetrucks and police New Braunfels Police Department Mike Rust said participating in National Night Out sends a message to criminals that neighborhoods are willing to fight Networking See Event brings local law enforcement to communities BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer the Safe City Commission will name the recipient of this years Bur ney Boeck Award in a reception at the New Braunfels Police Depart The Boeck named for a former police is the citys annual officer of the year The ceremony is a prelue to Tuesdays National Night Out The award caps an evening of displays and talks intended to teach people about law enforcement and its role in the New Braunfels Chief of Police Russell Johnson said the Safe City Commission bases the award on an offi cers Theyre looking for some one who has gone above and beyond the call of who has given a little more than anyone Johnson They look at a per sons integrity and work They consider how he represents this depart ment and serves the Police Mike Rust said Mondays activities begin at 6 The event includes demonstrations by the Comal County Sheriffs Office SWAT team and police dog Police Pete Villar real will give a seminar on See Canyon Lake man arrested on child pornography charge FROM STAFF REPORTS A56 Canyon Lake man Was arrested Wejjnefday on child pornography allega Mike Penshorn said Gary was arrested at the New Braun fels Police Department after making a statement to offi Hayes was booked into Comal County Jail on a charge of possession of child which is a third degree felony punishable by two to 10 years in state prison and a He posted bail early Thurs day and was released from Penshorn said police searched the suspects resi dence Wednesday During the execution of the search a number of items were noted that could be considered porno Penshorn All of the images weve found appeared to be off the Inter The officer didnt describe the INSIDE University of the Incarnate Word to open NB branch Ito bestial of Univer sity of the Incarnate BY DYLAN JIMENEZ Staff Writer The University of the Incarnate Ward will offer the first fouryear degree in New Braunfels starting Representatives from the San Antonio university conducted an education fair Thursday at The Scooter where they hope to offer undergraduate and post graduate The satellite will offer programs allowing adults who have been out of school for at leapt five years the opportunity to earn a college In many college cred its will be awarded for incoming students with occupational expe The satellite will also offer a masters Phyllis of New said she hopes to con tinue her education after more than 50 She said she had wanted to go to college since she graduated high but she got She attended the education fair Thursday and plans to do online She was one of many who See
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