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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 9, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas TUESDAY DECEMBER 9 2003 SPORTS JOYFUL NOISE ALLSTATE Local volleyball players two from NBHS and one from CHS named to AllState vol leyball team Page SA Holidays just wouldnt be the same without a plethora of special entertainment pro grams Page 4A WHHVOMMnnHHMHMI Serving Nev Vol 12 pages 2 sections OK 500 heraldzeitunpom Mostly cloudy High Low 70 35 Details15 COMICS CROSSWORD FORUM OBITUARIES SPORTS TV GRIDS 3B 436 2B 2B 4A 4A 5A 3B civic center data y By Scott Mahon Staff Writer New Braunfels City Council Monday opted to ask consultants for updated data before deciding on a final plan for the civic center Weve changed the scope of the project so I think we need new data to see how this facility would perform market said Mayor Adam Cork Its too ejqperi sive to make a Council reviewed three designs for a civic center last week includ ing the design for a million civic center on Comal River The leastexpensiVe design calls fpr renovating theexisting civic center A third plan calls for building a new facility on South Castell Avenue which would require demolishing city hall However Ken Rehler with Rehler Vaughn and Koone Inc said last week expanding the existing civic center would hinder any need for future expansion Rehler said building a new squarefoot civic center would allow the facility to be expanded in the future to feet although city hall would have to moved possibly to the existing civic center Council agreed Monday to let City Manager Chuck Pinto contact con sultants who would be able to update data compiled by PKF of Houston in 1999 FRbNTand CENTER anniversary By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer Although local Pearl Har bor veterans are pass ing away the memory of the attack they endured continues to be celebrated Members of the Comal County Veterans Council a group of representatives from each of the local veterans organizations celebrated the 62nd anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks Sunday We had a good said Konstanty Haneiweich event organizer About 30 people joined the group as they lowered the flag at the veterans memorial at They also prayed played the National Anthem and Hanei weich read Roosevelts famous Pearl Harbor speech Many in the crowd were vet erans and their families Haneir weich said But he doesnt know of any surviving Pearl Harbor veterans in Comal I didnt make any effort to locate any he said The last two he knew of have died he said Still since the infamous attack people have wanted to remember it It was a date thats famous in our Haneiweich said Its what got us into World War And that fact is important to those who lived through the war or even like Haneiweich fought through it Its a date we should honor like Veterans Haneiweich said Like Roosevelt said Its a date that will live in REBECCA S Bob Brockman Chick Mueller David Friesehhahn and Alton Schwartz from left pay homage to their fallen commrades on Sundaymorningduring the Pearl Harbor ceremony Solms Park cadets Samuel Schuleman and Keith Ploeger unfold the American Flag and raise it half mast in honor of Pearl Harbor veterans Far left Bill Jones plays Amazing Grace on his bagpipes for yeterens and their families SA woman dies in early morning car wreck By Dylan Jimenez Staff Writer Anna Marie Hernandez 18 of San Antonio died early Saturday at the scene of an accident on Interstate35 North The second driver in the twovehicle accident has been charged with intoxi cation manslaughter At Saturday New Braunfels Police and Fire Departments responded to an accident on the southbound lanes of Christmas packages can arrive on time for extra cost By Scott Mahon Staff Writer There still is time to send Christ mas packages but it will cost more Saturday was the deadline for the least expensive way to mail packages with the Postal parcel post Theres still time but we still encourage people to mail their Christmas packages said FranJs Christensen customer ice supervisor at the NewBmitttfels Post after Dec o we encourage people to mail their Christmas packages by Express Mig because it guarantees delivery before REBECCA US PpstaJ Service cjerk Hardy stamps Ti Bjrber dropped off Monday at tht Posj Qffjet off Avenue more tips i milling Qufttmas padoges sure remove any biter postal officials anci airline wesaid r gturrj fej security People should be prepared to fltt sonjs owt die necessary forms such as Anypajeel weighjng mow tbjn a tjpkjng sound tom toy with a would te suspicious by thewuidow Larger packages cost more Christensen said the Postal Ser vice would guarantee delivery to certain larger cities on Christmas Day if the package is mailed Express Mail on Christmas Eve A UPS spokesman said Friday is the last day to send packages for delivery by Christmas by ground transportation v we have three other serv ices that guarantee delivery by said Fernando Aris teguiepa owner of the local UPS Store in New Braunfels Dec is the last day to mail packages using ThreeDaySelect with UPS Pec 11 is the last day for our twoday delivery guaranteed to arrive by Cbjistmas tegyjepa 3 is the dead for nestjdty delivery We wW not be delivering packages on Christm Two cars collided oh the main lanes Hernandez and a man riding with her sustained serious injuries The driver of the second vehicle Her nandez suffered trauma in the collision and did not respond to efforts to resusci tate according to an NBPD press release Comal County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace William Schroeder pronounced Hernandez dead at the scene The passenger of Hernandezs car a 21yearold San Antonio man suffered critical injuries and was airlifted to Uni versity Hospital in San Antonio He was in serious but stable condition expected to sur vive his according to police reports Anthony Ruiz 19 of Brownsville is being held in the Comal County Jail in connection with the accident He was charged with driving while intoxicated intoxicated assault with a vehicle and intoxicated manslaughter with a vehicle said NBPD Sgt David Wilson Ruiz is being held on bail He sustained minor injuries and refused treatment on the scene police said Preliminary indications are that the driver was possibly under the influence of alcohol at the time of the police said in a press release CHEER FUND Help the HeraldZeitung feed families this holiday Please send your donation to Cheer Fund 707 Landa New Braunfels 78130 IBL OE Elt r i i r i r 4 X j O O i
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