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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 23, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas THURSDAY DUAL HOL Canyons Tanner Henk is a year starter and plays offense an defense for the Cougars who play Bastrop Friday Page 5A COUPON STORAGE Serving New Braunfeis and Comal County since 1852 Vol 152 No 12 pages 6 sections I New customers get 10 a Io4y10 storage unit at Discount Storage before Dec 31 Pago 4B CLICK WWW DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 46B COMICS 28 CROSSWORD 2B FOftUM 4A APPLAUSE SPORTS 66A tV GRIDS 3B FRONT and CENTER LCRAai builder says hes ready for permit Archaeologists excavating old site of whats probably a homestead By Ron Maloney Staff Writer toown as me Comal power Iant and certainly hope this is it This project has a great deal of potential Were optimistic its orado River Authority power plant mtoJoft ower an wa nearlyready to file for abudd the largest plant west of the ing permit and purchase Mississippi River when it was theproperty built in 1926 Originally Larry Peel the Austin designed so it later could be builder renowned for envi doubled in size its purpose was to provide power to San Antonio It was closed in the 1970s LCRA three years ago com pleted a massive million cleanup of the building and site The original con cept was to con ry hotel but the developer of that project bailed out when it became apparent that the hotel idea was not feasible ronmentally friendly devel Peel his partners expect opment is icompleting an to sPend or more archeological survey of the 23 converting the building into acre property at Landa Street apartments and Fredericksburg Road developer said he hoped The LCRA board of trustees tn KotHn toured the plant with Peel Tuesday for an update on the project LGRA spokesman Bill fyfcCahn said the tpur was part of the boards monthly be near the upper end of the meeting which was conduct local leasing market Peel said ed in New Braunfeis arid would be designed with The board goes regu mature couples and empty v lariy to meet in communities nesters in mind In our service McCann Appliances and other accou said We were invited tp New trements he said would be Braunfeis by New Braunfeis ultramodern and luxurious PffiS8 u The development will NBU purchases some of its include parks alake or pool a frqm fitness center retail space and Weve been working with other amenities The LCRArpower plant building could soon be converted into 108 lyxury apartments to begin construction of 108 loft apartments in the building and another 178 garden apart ments on buildings to be con structed around the The cost of the homes will the community for many years now in trying to come up with something for that plant that will be a real bene fit to that MeCann said We think Workers are now excavating the site of what could be a n homestead at the west rear 7 Photps by REIiiqCA S corrier of the property along Austirrtased developer lurry Peel gives a cjals Pee plans to convert the building c 0 tour of the LCRA power plant building into apartments much of the See LCRA Page 3A Tuesday during meetings with Qffr and railings NBISD ups its reserve money By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer New Braunfeis Independent School District officials are building up their fund balance despite having reserves twice the states recommended mini mum Fund balance is the revenueremain ing after the districts expenditures It is often used for onetime or periodic capital expenses said Sandy Hill NBISD executive director for business support services Many times the fund balance comes from teacher retire ments and watching expenditures TrusteesTuesday increased the districts minimum fund balance requirement from 12 to 18 percent of operating costs See NBISD Page 3A UPDATES Tracking the news ULLOA TRIAL LAST WE KNEW Terry Ulloa 45 was on trial on drug charges that could send him to state prison for the rest of his life LATEST Wednesday undercover nar cotics investigators testified to finding marijuana and cocaine when they arrested Ulloa July 13 2000 An offi cer also said during crossexamination that from the time of Ulloas arrest his brother has claimed he owned the drugs not the defendant NEXT Ulloas trial continues in district court today with what is expected to be the conclusion of District Attorney Dib Waldrip and County Counsel Geoff Barrs case Look for continued coverage of the trial this week GOMEZ TRIAL LAST WE KNEW Rodolfo C Gomez 40 was awaiting trial on charges of engaging in organized criminal drug sales and aggravated robbery LATEST Rodolfos new trial date has been set for Nov 3 NEXT A trial date will he set for sister Sandra Gomez Crisis Pregnancy Center workers applauded as heroes iyftan Meloney Staff Writer On the day the Senate ypted tQ ban socaled partial birth a righMQlife autihor jojd ibe worfers at the New Braunfete Civip Center Crip Pregnancy Center Mjsryln Oteiky prpjgsjspr University Of Tips editor rnag azine and a columnist fbj the in unplanned or unwantecl pregnincies ft natiyej to abjprtipn bypromptir ingparenmood and adopte Otesky praised toe prpgrgsi Of rftoyergent mw Bot v Wade became the law the land legatog a medjpal procedure he ebai was guest speaker at the Cel ebrating Ufe fundrajser ducted Tuesday night at the We see stow he In the 1970s Otesky told the audience the news media essejitiaiJy wrote off the anti abortion Inavement The media proclaimed prolife the Supreme Court had had the last word There would be 4 mjUion abortions performed in this country every year by the tum the In reaUty Olasky said abor tions have dropped frpin niiUion tp mil Wojj still beire ndous number but less thaA it would Dr Tim and Mary Owens and their son Brett meet Crisis Pregnancy Center board Chairman John Korb and anfr abonlon speak er Wednesday before the cen ters fundraiser it the New Braunfeis Civic MIUERJJIIUfiR Check us out en the webat 62S3000 186 S CastellAvo Downtown New Braunfeis
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