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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

December 12, 2003

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 12, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung.— Friday, December 12, 2003 Out of the BACKPACK I I STS. PETER AND PAUL Mrs. Chittenden’s 3rd grade Host 8 a.m. Mass • • • “Toys for Borders” collection. NEW BRAUNFELS ISD • • • Secondary (6-12) ESL holiday dinner Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Location: NBMS cafeteria • • • COMAL ISD Principals’ in-service Time: I p.m. • • • Canyon High School Bands holiday concert Time: 7p.m. Location: cafeteria • • • Smithson Valley High School Choir holiday concert Time: 7:30 p.m. Location: St. Baul Lutheran Church Mf ll AT1 C ■ Smithson Valley VV IIH I O Middle School AHEAD Choir will host its holiday A* I I L M U concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria 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-Zeitung by: ■ Mail — 707 Landa St., New Braunfels 78130 ■ E-mail — [email protected], or [email protected] com DIGEST ^ jap W SSI JSSft - fcsfc Smithson Valley High School JV boys' basketball team members watch the game from the sidelines Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact News Editor Brady Creel at 625-9144, ext. 221, or by e-mail at [email protected] com From staff, wire reports McAllen DOGGETT KICKS OFF RADIO CAMPAIGN IN VALLEY — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Dogged took his reelection campaign to the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday with Spanish radio spots and a promise to stay there more than just a few hours. Doggett, D-Austin, faces new congressional boundaries that divide Travis County into three districts that opponents say work to the advantage of COP candidates. I Ie decided to run for Congressional District 25, which stretches from western I lidalgo County all the way up to parts of Travis County. Doggett, who announced his intention to run for the seat in October but has yet to file for candidacy, is the first to begin a major campaign for the new spot. NATION WASHINGTON PENTAGON SAYS HALLIBURTON OVERCHARGED ARMY — Pentagon auditors found that Vice President Dick Cheneys for mer company may have overcharged the Army hy as much as $61 million for gasoline in Iraq, senior defense officials said Thursday. I louston-based I lalliburton apparently didn t profit from the possible overcharges, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The problem, the officials said, was that I lallibur- Redistricting opponents slam map in federal trial AUSTIN (AP) — A new Republican-drawn congressional map tramples on the rights of His-'panics and blacks in Texas and should be declared illegal, opponents of the plan argued as a federal trial opened Thursday. Attorneys for the state disputed the allegations from Democrats and minority groups and said the new redistricting plan actually increases minority clout. But the main point of the Legislature’s passage of the COP map this year was to increase the number of Texas Republicans in Congress, said Andy Taylor, a private attorney representing the state of Texas. Even though most Texans vote Republican and the GOP holds ton may have paid a subcontractor too much for the gasoline in the first place. The Pentagon officials said the I lalliburton subsidiary involved in Iraq reconstruction work, Kellogg, Brown & Root, also submitted a proposal for cafeteria services that was $67 million too high. The officials said the Pentagon rejected that proposal. The defense officials said they had no reason to believe the problems were anything other than “stupid mistakes" by I lalliburton. . STERLING, Va. TWO FACING FELONY CHARGES FOR SPAM — Using the nation’s all the statewide elected offices and controls the state House and Senate, only 47 percent of the seats in the state’s 32-member congressional delegation are Republican, Taylor said. Opponents of the redistricting plan — passed by legislators in an October special session after nasty partisan fighting all year and two out-of-state boycotts by Democrats—argued in court that the COP map violates the federal Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution. A. three-judge federal panel is hearing the case in Austin. Testimony from scholars, congressional incumbents and state legislators is expected to take a week or so. toughest anti-spanrlaw for the first time, Virginia prosecutors have gained felony indictments against two men accused of sending thousands of unsolicited e-mail pitches for investments, software and other products. Prosecutors said Thursday that art alias of one of the defendants, Jeremy Jaynes, is listed as one of the world’s IO biggest spammers by, a group that tabulates complaints reported to Internet service providers. The indictments, returned Monday by a grand jury in Loudoun County, Va., are based on Virginia’s anti-spam law, which took effect July I. Prosecutors said it’s the first time spam ming has brought felony charges. Jaynes, 29, who uses the aliases of Jeremy James and Gaven Stub-berfield, and Richard Rutowski each face four counts of transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail. Each count carries up to five years in prison. WORLD BAGHDAD, Iraq MAGAZINE JOURNALISTS WOUNDED ON PATROL — A Time magazine reporter suffered severe shrapnel wounds and lost his hand when he tried to throw away a grenade tossed into a Humvee he was riding in with a Time photographer and two U.S. soldiers, colleagues said Thursday. Time senior correspondent Michael Weisskopf and contributing photographer James Nachtwey were traveling with a U.S. Army patrol in Baghdad Wednesday night when the attack occurred, a statement from Time managing editor Jim Kelly said. The soldiers also were wounded, the U.S. military said, but gave no further information. TEXAS LOTTERY SATURDAY LOTTO Jackpot: $17 million 13-17-19-20-44 (5) BB WEDNESDAY LOTTO -TEXAS * Jackpot $20 million Lott cry 5-18-26-41-44(15) bb PICK 3, Day    3-8-9 Night    8-9-5 1 TEXAS TWO-STEP 1-6-11-29 (33) CASH FIVE 2-10-14-22-33 MEGA MILLIONS 4-14-15-24-48 (41) Megaplier:4Matters of Public Record ARRESTS Law enforcement officers in Comal County and New Braunfels charged the following between Dec. 10 and 11: Richard S. Herbsleb. 43, New Braunfels, commitment/failure to obey commitment order/motion to revoke probation/theft. Stephen A. Hernandez, 34, Bryan, speeding; failure to appear. Christopher M Landin, 41, Canyon Lake, driving while license suspended. Ramiro Leyva. 36, Spring Branch, bench warrant/failure to appear/driving while intoxicated, third or more Leo Martinez, 24, New Braunfels* possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana James D Mayhew, 44, Canyon Lake, motion to revoke probation/driving while intoxicated. third or more offense. Jason W. McBride. 25, New Braunfels, theft between $50 and $500. Marcus Payne, 19, New Braunfels, failure to maintain financial responsibility Devlynn C. Preston, 29, Converse, motion to revoke/possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance, penalty group 1 Valerie M Waffle, 18, Seguin, driving while intoxicated. Juan R. Zapata. 27. Bulverde, failure to appear/driving while license suspended, violation of promise to appear; failure to maintain financial responsibility; expired driver's license. The following building permit applications were filed between HOW TO CONTACT US Zeitung i Braunfels. TX/i Herald-; 707 Unto Si. Nm* Braunfels 1778130 1830) 626 9144. tai (830) 626 1224 www.hfiold / Published un Saturday, Sunday mornings and weekday mornings luesday through Friday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (USPS 377 880), /07 Landa Street, oi PO Oiawei 311128. New Braunfels. Comal County Tem 78131 1328 Periodical postage paid by the New Biauntels Herald Zeitung iii New Braunfels leias Subscription rates: Carrier delivered in Cumal and Guadalupe counties: Three (3) months    $25 Sn (6) months    $44 One (I) year.......................................$79 Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas Three (3) months.... Sn (6) months....... One (I) year.............. Mail outside Texas Sn (6) months One (I) yeai......... $35 $64 $120 $89 $136 75 Postmaster Send address changes lo the New Biauntels Hetald Zeitung. PQ. Oiawei 311328, New Braunfels, TX. 78131 1328 Oalivary problems: Subscribers w’ho have nut received a news paper by 6 a m. Tuesday through Friday and by 7 a rn. Saturday and Sunday can call (830) 625 9144 Staff factory Doug Tonoy fditoi and Pubiishei Ext 201. duug.toriey•■herald /eitung cum Gary E. Maitland Managing Editor Ext. 220. gmaitland^herald /eitung.cum Courtnay Abarnatby. Advertising Manager Ext 208, cahetnathy"herald /eitung com Craig Pauling. Circulation Manager Ext. 228: cpauling"heiald / Hanry Condo, Commercial Punting and Information Systems, 625 5232, hcoello^hetald / Hoathtr Grant Business Mairaget Ext. 202, hVfant^herald /eitung corn Lisa Schroior Composing Manage! Ext 205: Ischre'grt^herald /eitung.cum Arnold Wiggins, Production Manage! 625 5232. awiggins*hetald /eitung com Classified advertising call 625 9144 ext 216 Display advertising, call 625 9144 ext 208 Obituaries, weddings engagement and snnivsr sanes, call 625 9144 ext 213 BUILDING PERMITS Dec. 1 and Dec. 5 with the New Braunfels city planner s office. Michael Flume, 745 Centennial Blvd., single family residence, $112,585. John Bordano, 1658 Seguine Ave., mini storage. $500,000. Armadillo Construction Co, 316 Sparrow, fence. $6,000. Armadillo Construction Co., 320 Sparrow, fence. $6,000. Armadillo Construction Co, 371 Sparrow, single family residence, $ 176,000 S8D Builders LLC., 2259 Stonehaven, single family rest donee, $94,050. KB Homes, 3952 Cherokee Blvd., new residence. $117,370 KB Homes, 646 San Augustine Blvd., new residence, $143,000. KB Homes, 650 San Augustine Blvd., new residence, $118,000 KB Homes, 825 Tracy s Crossing, new residence. $ 107,000 Brake Check, 1096 Business 35 S.. commercial addition and ren-novation, $250,000. S8D Builders, 2176 Bentwood, single family residence, $77,275. TEXAS CINEMA I FAAS ( INF MA Marketplace 12 651 Business Lp IH 35 N (830) 625-4400 SOMETHINGS GOTTA GIVE (12 45) 3 45 7 00 9 45 (PG-13) ♦ LOVE DONT COST A THING (12 05) 2 20 4 40 7 35 9 45 PUU ♦ STUCK ON YOU (PG 13) (11 40) 2 15 4:50 7:30 10 10 ♦ THE LAST SAMURAI <R> 2 00 5 15 8 30 ♦HONEY    (PG    13) (12 20) 2 30 4 35 7:05 9 15 HAUNTED MANSION (PG) 12 15) 2 35 4.55 7 15 9 30 TIMELINE    (PG-13) (11:45) 4 45 IO OO BAD SANTA    (R) 12 40) 3 00 5 10 7:40 9 50 HE MISSING IR) (I OO) 4 00 7 10 9 55 GOTHIKA    (R) (12 35) 2 45 5 00 7 20 9 35 DR SEUSS    (PG) (12 OO) 2 10 4 20 6 50 9 10 LOVE ACTUALLY    (R) 2 05 * 7 IO ELF    (PG) (12 30) 2 50 5 05 7 25 9 40 ( ) No early shows Fri. Mon & Tuesday ♦No Passes I SuperSaversl (?j\c*1<X @<vnU /4ectjUetl! Oui'LM SIU. Hull TICKET KIOSK LOUTH INSIDE INNER LOBBY! JORD - RINGS wvn\N.te\iiNciiiern: .cum .-’rn .lark Mi li<iImnI I )ianr kralon Sol ncl I lilies GoHaGive Stuck on You A Family lutngsaui lamtSy. \r ~ Bravo Roofing, 443 Hunter s Creek, reroof. $7,272. Wingfield Construction Co., 1144 Pride Drive, new metal building. $ 160.000 Ron Snider. 1411 Farm-to-Market Road 1101, new ADA bathrooms, $26,000. Stevenson Construction. 106 Guada Coma, three car garage, $40,000 Eagle Valley Homes. 3053 Snow Berry Circle, single family residence, $134,000. Eagle Valley Homes, 3068 Ginko Circle, single family residence, $117,570. Eagle Valley Homes, 3069 Ginko Circle, single family residence, $131,995. Eagle Valley Homes, 1931 Club Crossing, new residence, $106,315. Live Oak Homes, 405 Centennial Cove, single family residence, $246,400. Pride Foundation Repair Service Inc., 954 River Rock, foundation repair, $15,200. Bill Buck and Son Construction. 727 Texas 46, new commercial, $680,000. Grandby's Quilts LAST WEEKEND Everything at least 40%-50% off HOLIDAY-QUILTS-GIFTS - MSDE. - FIXTURES 161 South Seguin \>v> wle SLEEP AT NIGHT WHILE DIALZING AT THE NEW BRAUNFELS KIDNEY DISEASE CLINIC 1561 IH 35 N New Braunfels. Texas 78130 Fresenius Medical ( are North America proudly announces the addition of a Nocturnal Hemodialysis Program. One of the most up-to-date treatment options available. Openings currently available for most interested patients Benefits: Work or care for family members during the day Improved dialysis outcomes Reduced restrictions on food and drinks Fewer complications Start planning your dialysis around your life. Come by or call for further information and details Colette Parsons, RN, CNN Clinical Manager New Braunfels Kidney Disease Clinic / 1561 IH 35 N New Braunfels, Texas 78130 830-606-0333 or 830-620-4146 ;