Friday, September 12, 2003

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 12, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas GOING FOR 24 The Unicorns homecoming oppo nent is 88year rival Seguin Kickoff at in New 6A SEPTEMBER 2003 KKMHXXKXKKIttKK FOR fiOt 780 KOI 1WW71 SOUTHWEST WLttOMBMJSHERS 2627 t VAHOni OR EL PASO TX 7990 LOCAL IN MEMORY Area students mark the sec ond 911 anniversary with patriotic song and 8A ivew Sraufitete and Comal County since 16 2 sections C L1C j 1 I j Storms High Low 85 65 Lake to call vote on EMS sales tax By Ron Maloney Staff Writer CANYON LAKE Trustees of the emergency services district responsible for fire and emergency medical services at Canyon Lake will call an election to establish a local sales Keith pres ident of BSD told county commis sioners Thursday an election is being called to add a 1 cent sales tax to pay for emergency serv BSD 3 con I Legislation took effect 1 that authorized emergency service districts to establish a sales I The tax is to help pay for EMS and fire tracts for fire and emergency medical service with Canyon Lake At the same the current property tax of 3 cents per of assessed value See Page 3A Bulverde man in plane crash dies in hospital By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer David of died five days after a plane he and two others were riding in crashed at the New Braunfels Municipal Stewart and aviation classmates Casey of and Keith of were in a Cessna 172 that crashed nosefirst seconds after taking according to Lucci was in serious condition Thurs day after being in critical condition over the Streetman died at the scene Investigators will use autopsy results to determine who had control of the said Aaron National Trans portation Safety Board air safety investi Investigators have ruled out weight as a factor in the We did not find any evidence of any center of gravity outside of Sauer i V A Then Mary Urrutia heard about j her daughter Rosies car accij she ran to Rosies house a j few to check on the 1 Although friends and family insisted she was too sick and too old to care for Rosies 12 Mary insisted and took them FRONT and CENTER SHES A raising kids in her Prime Mary sits with the five youngest of the 12 grandchildren she is They from Tino and Urrutia took in the 12 grandchildren when their JESSIE was Marys died in a 1993 auto Urrutia says the grandchildren are the constant in her Sometimes its but then all I have to do is look at one of she Mary Urrutia isnt slowing at There are 5 kids to care By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer Mary Urrutia has raised her kids for the past 10 years now 70 years says she only hopes to see the youngest child grow old enough to get out on her If God wills she will live to see Mary Mary has the reputation for having a Shes as tough as said Brother Robert DeLong of Holy Family Catholic where Mary In Mary fell and broke her She had to stop working and have back she refused to buy a wheel It would have been too she She worried that if she started using a she would never get out of it she asked God for When her daughter Mary turned to God God never leaves you she You ask for help its Losing a daughter One Saturday in late January prepared some menudo a hearty Mexican She was going to take it to her mothers house for the Sun day meal after Rosie left her house off Live Oak Avenue that She never made it Mary She died in a car Rosies 12 children moved in with Mary at her threebedroom home in the West The oldest was and the youngest was 1 year Mary depended on the older children to get by and help care for the younger then 60 and suffering from back went back to Getting to her housekeeping jobs was difficult without a but she It was a rough but I never told my kids how hard it Mary Because the pain in her back kept her home some Mary found it was better to do housekeeping rather than work a job with a regular She also cooked for special events to make ends Lingering feelings Over the the older grandchil dren have slowly moved out and on with their The five youngest and 11 still live with They call her A few days a week shes home before the She gets restless watching the clock until they get She cooks to pass the time and to have something ready for them when they get its homemade which draw a crowd on the weekends when the older grandchildren come After Rosie the separation was dif ficult for Mary and the younger See PARIMT Page 5A DIDYOU KNOW million chil dren were being raised by grand parents in Thats 30 percent more than a decade Grandparents liv ing with one or more grandchil dren in 2000 Comal New 913 Grandparents rais ing grandchildren Comal 660 New 376 Source Ctntui Buruu Commissioners appoint Stephens to new judgeship By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Commissioners Thursday chose Charles Stephens to be Comal Countys interim sec ond courtatlaw is a Canyon Lake attorney who has prac ticed law in Comal County for 14 years and who two weeks ago announced candidacy for the His appointment is effec tive and will be in effect until a judge is elected next The appointment came after a motion to appoint another John deadlocked for lack of a Davis was first choice of a commit tee commissioners appointed in July to seek applications and recom mend an appointee to create Charles Stephens a second county The court was authorized by the 78th Texas Legisla ture on bills sub mitted by state Carter R New and state Jeff Went RSan Anto County courtsatlaw hear Class A and B misdemeanors and civil including County CourtatLaw Judge Brenda who is now serving her second dras tically increased the court caseload by extending court She also hired visiting Judge Charles Miller to hear cases essentially running two courts in But caseloads in the county have continued to and See JUDdl Page 3A jjnt KRAFT mJmNi Always always working for you Now Offering 4l ATlbT KICYTISI nCiAiCib Wireless