New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, November 19, 2003, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

November 19, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 19, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas V J DIGEST Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Wednesday, November 19, 2003 Oui of the BACKPACK 0L NEW BRAUNFELS ISD • • I Lone Star Elementary Picture retakes • • • NBISD administrators “ meeting Time: 9:30 a. rn. Location: The Education Center Library • at NBISD Behavior Support Group Time: 3 to 4:30 p.m. Location: The Education Center Historical room ut. COMAL ISD • • • Progress reports Issued f Herald-Zfitung To have your event publicized, contact News Editor Brady Creel at 625-9144, ext. 221, or by e mail at [email protected] com Canyon High School Air Force JROTC cadets salute the flag at a football game. From staff, wire reports LOCAL I NEW BRAUNFELS ISD • • • Memorial Elementary Grandfriends Day for 2nd Grade • • • COMAL ISD National Parental Involvement Day WHATS AHEAD ■ Carl Schurz Elementary Students dress as their favorite book character Friday in recognition of National Childrens Book Week ■ New Braunfels High School Choir and Region 12 choir clinic and concert Friday at Judson High School The information for this issue of Out of the BACKPACK was taken from calendars posted on the Web sites of New Braunfels ISD and Comal ISD or from information supplied by school district spokespersons Stephanie Ferguson (New Braunfels ISD) and Kari Hutchison (Comal ISD). lf your club or organization news is not listed, contact your school district representative, or send your information to the Herald-Zertung by: ■ Mail — 707 Landa St., New Braunfels 78130 ■ E-mail — [email protected], or [email protected] .com NEW BRAUNFELS I TAX-PREPARATION VOLUNTEERS I NEEDED — Tax-aide volunteers are I needed to work as counselors and I provide free assistance to elderly I and low-income people in prepar-j ing basic income tax returns. The only requirement is a | desire to help others. Counselors will be trained in ! cooperation with the IRS. Train-j ing for volunteers is held in Janu-j ary at the New Braunfels Public I Library. Counselors are asked to work I four hours a week from February I through April 15. Last year, volunteer counselors I helped more than I OOO people in I New Braunfels-Canyon Ixike area. If you are interested in joining I this program as a volunteer or I would like information, please | call 620-6350. SAN ANTONIO I ARMED SERVICES PERSONNEL j GET THANKSGIVING HOSTS — j San Antonio area residents have I provided thousands of homes for j military personnel this I Thanksgiving. Fort Sam I louston has filled its I quota for the year for its “ Mission j Thanksgiving" program, which I allows citizens to host an enlisted I personnel. Lackland Air Force base is close I to reaching the quota of host I families for its similar “Operation I Home Cooking,” in which area. | families can host an Air Force a basic trainee. Base officials have cut off regis-I tration for families seeking gen-j eral requests, but area citizens j can ask to host a specific trainee : for Thanksgiving. Call 210-671 -5453,210-671 - CISD trustees to discuss name of new high school CANYON LAKE—Comal Independent School District trustees Thursday will discuss the name vfor the new Canyon Lake-area high school. The new high school will be located north of Canyon Lake and is intended to ease crowding at Smithson Valley High School. Administrators also will present the district’s state fiscal responsibility rating to the public. CISD received a perfect score this year. A public hearing on the Academic Excellence Indicator System (AEIS) report from the state also will be conducted. 5454 or 210-671-3701 before 3. p.m. weekdays to register or visit and follow the links to sign up. AUSTIN UT SYSTEM APPRpVES MORE TUITION INCREASES — The University of Texas System Board of Regents on Tuesday approved tuition hikes at all nine campuses beginning next spring. After making broad cuts to higher education, the Texas Legislature in June gave public universities in the state permission to set their own tuition rates. The hikes will affect about 178,000 students enrolled in campuses in Arlington, Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso, Odessa, Tyler, San Antonio and Edinburg. Increases range from The AEIS report shows that Comal ISD students outperformed their peers at the regional and state levels in all areas on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKSj with very few exceptions. For a detail review of the AEIS report, dick to The AEIS report also will be available in the county's public libraries and at each Comal ISD school. The board will hear reports on the 2004-05 curriculum handbooks. The meeting is slated for 5:45 p.m. Thursday at Specht Elementary School, 25850 Overlook Parkway, San Antonio. 29 percent at the Arlington campus next fall to 3.94 percent for the spring semester at UT-Permi-an Basin. NATION LOS OLIVOS,. Calif. POLICE SEARCH MICHAEL JACKSON'S NEVERLAND RANCH — Officers conducting a criminal investigation searched Michael Jackson’s Neverlftnd Ranch on Tuesday. The purpose of the raid was not disclosed. Court IV cited unidentified sources as saying the search warrant was tied to sexual-abuse allegations brought by a 12- or 13-year-old boy. But there was no immediate confirmation from authorities. More than 20 investigators from the Santa Barbara County sheriff’s and district attorney’s offices served a warrant as part of an “ongoing criminal investigation,” Sgt. Chris Pappas said. No immediate arrests were made. The district attorney’s office had no comment. Jackson and his three young children were in Las Vegas, where Jackson is making a video, Jack- . son’s spokesman said. WORLD LONDON BUSH DEFENDS IRAQ WAR IN ENGLAND — President Bush brought a forceful defense of the Iraq invasion to skeptical Britons on iltesday, arguing that history proves war is sometimes necessary when certain values are threatened. Bush arrived Tuesday evening for a three-day visit to America’s staunchest ally, a trip that promised contrasting pictures of elegant ceremonies at Buckingham Palace and noisy street protests by thousands of anti-war demonstrators. Britain has 9,000 soldiers in Iraq, the largest non-American force in the coalition. In a speech Wednesday at Whitehall Palace, Bush planned to argue that war is the correct path when all other means have failed, a senior administration official told reporters. TIXIIS LOTTERY SATURDAY LOTTO Jackpot: $5 million 2-21-28-37-38 (35) BB WEDNESDAY LOTTO Jackpot: $4 million 8-29-37-38-43 (3) BB lotterV PICK 3 Day Night I CASH FIVE 5-8-7 1-6-1 TEXAS TWO-STEP 4-20-26-31 (10) 10-19-21-27-31 Lottery numbers available at WWW texaslottery coni CLICK b Matters of Pubuc Record ARRESTS IV, I tm ■?&w§ Law enforcement officers in Comal County and New Braunfels charged the following between Nov 14 and 18 Fermin Corona. 52, New Braunfels, public intoxication. Aaron D Davis. 19. New Braunfels, theft between $50 and $500 Ryan T. Farrell. 18, New Braunfels, consumption of alcoholic beverage by a minor. Dustin L. First. 18. New Braunfels, speeding — 90 mph in a 55 mph zone; disregarding no passing zone striping, failure to appear; failure to maintain financial responsibility Chiree A Harley. 17, unknown address, failure to appear Haley M Hebner, 18, New Braunfels, theft between $50 and $500 Conan W Kerlick, 31. New Braunfels, violation of promise to appear; expired inspection sticker Amos M. McGill, 23. Burnett, unlawfully carrying weapon, possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, displaying a fictitious license plate Cathrme D Moore, 33. Bulverde, expired license plates; failure to appear/ motion to proceed with adjudication/theft by check between $20 and $500. Gamaliel G Pecina, 30, Canyon Lake, failure to maintain financial responsibility; no valid driver's license Eduardo Flodriguez, 30. Austin, speeding, expired driver s license Ryan R Saldivar, 22, New Braunfels, failure to appear/terror-istic threat, failure to appear/possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana Jose Salinas, 22, New Braunfels. no driver's license Victoria Sauceda, 31, New Braunfels, theft by check between $20 and $500. Edwin Serna. 36, New Braunfels, speeding, failure to change name on driver s license, violation of promise to appear; unre-strained/un-neutered animal; no city license tag. Jeffrey R. Smith, 20, New Braunfels, assault causing bodily injury/family violence. Paul J. Stautzen berger, 32. Canyon Lake, no driver's license; failure to maintain financial responsibility. Michael A. Subirias, 22. San Antonio, driving while license suspended/enhanced . Genaro Tellez, 24. Laredo, commitment/possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, possession of a prohibited weapon; failure to appear/possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance. penalty group 1. Gregg E. Thomas, 40. San Marcos, driving while intoxicated Patricia Thouvenot, 17, San Antonio, assault causing bodily injury to family member Joseph Trombley. 56, Spring Branch, commitment/driving while intoxicated, second offense; driving while license suspended Ftobert S Tunnell, 42. New Braunfels, expired license plates; failure to maintain financial responsibility; violation of promise to appear; theft by check between $20 and $500 Felix C. Valliant. 45. Canyon Lake, assault causing bodily injury/family violence. Genaro Villarreal. 31, Laredo, failure to identify as a fugitive from justice; parole violation Sandra L. Villarreal, 29. Laredo, failure to appear/failure to identify as a fugitive from justice Hugo A. Villegas, 30, New Braunfels, burglary of a habitation with intent to commit other felony (2 charges) Heather A Warden, 17. San Antonio, no driver s license; failure to maintain financial responsibility, failure to identify/giving false or fictitious information Leon C Whitfield, 26, Canyon Lake, possession of a prohibited weapon (switchblade or knuckles); possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance. penalty group 1. Travis J. Wilke, 19, New Braunfels, public intoxication Cynthia A Wilson. 49, Corpus Christi, theft by check between $20 and $500; issuance of a bad check, probation violation/theft Gerald R Wood. 38. New Braunfels, commitment v&s $ BaUnce itkw Clink, UC kMiiftf til* wit* lh) iltMwn you tfoMTOt MOPS MART Do your holiday shopping in our market of 25 vendors First United Methodist Church Mill Street Side Free Admission 30 Door Prizes Thursday, November 20th 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Specialists In Dizziness And Balance Disorders Dizzy? Unsteady? Afraid Of Falling? We Can Help. Have you been told you just have to live with your balance disorder? Often times you don’t have to. Our center offers a unique combination of services -both diagnostic and treatment - to address balance issues. Fortify your independence and confidence! Call 830-627-8660 for more information or ask your physician about getting a referral to the center. When prescribed by a physician, both the testing and the therapy are covered by Medicare and most other insurers. (jiniinmi Stiff< BlJt! I SHU mullion Stffft, Suite IOO New Braunfels, TX 781W Tull tree (866) 627-8660 l arry Taylor Debhv Taylor National Hoard for Certif ualum in Hearing Instrument St. it‘tues    107RI Donald ti. Bedford, D DS. D. Brev Bedford, D.D.S. Cosmetic and Family Denistrv S31 Landa Street, Suite D New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830)625-7757 Evenings & Saturdays available by appointment Dr. Robert Heinrich & Staff would like to welcome you to our New Location at 1583 E. 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