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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 18, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page2 Thursday December IS 2003 ACKPACK NEW BRAUNFELS ISP Caroling at the Plaza Time COMAL ISO Board of trusteed Regular business meeting Time Specht Elementary Holiday concert Time t Arlon Seay Intermediate Holiday concert Time Comal Elementary Hoffman Lane Holiday concert Time NEW BRAUNFELS ISO Third sixweeks grading period ends 11 Lone Star Elementary Winterparties COMAL ISP End of nineweeks grading period STS PETER AND PAUL Addingtons thirdgrade class to host Mass x Classroom Christmas parties release at noon Friday will be the last day of publica tion for Out of the Backpack until schools resume operation next month The information for this issue of Out of the BACKPACK was taken from calendars posted on the Web sites of New Braunfels ISO and Comal ISO or from information supplied by school district spokespersons Stephanie Ferguson New Braunfels ISO and Kari Hutchison Comal If your club or organization news is not listed contact your school district representative or send information to the HeraldZeituhg by I Mail 707 Landa New Braunfels 78130 Email bcreel@heraldzeitung.com or bgrant@heraldzeitung.com HERALDJZEltBNO Students from Seele Elemerrtry perform their winter play Wednesday evening contact News Editor Brady Cfeel at bcfesliheraldleitung cam From staff wire reports TEXAS WESLACO FALL RAINS HELP VALLEY FARMERS WATER DEBT STILL LOOMS Fall rains put Mexico almost a third of the way toward meeting its annual water obliga tion to the United States an offi cial with an agency that moni tors the Rio Grande said Wednesday But even with its Rio Grande basin reservoirs filled to the brim theres no indication Mexico plans to dip into the stores to pay its yearsold water debt representa tives of the International Bound ary and Water Commission told Rio Grande Valley irrigators As commission representatives provided an update negotiations on the water debt were ongoing in Washington Under a 1944 treaty Mexico is required to send the a third of the water that flows from its Rio Grande tributaries for an average of acre feet a year over five years INMATE INDICTED ACCUSED OF THREATENING JUDGE An inmate serving 35 years on a murder conviction now faces a charge of threatening to kidnap an Austin said ErikThdr Trove 35 was sen tenced in the 1983 slaying of his girlfriends father Michael Lynn Bennett in Port Neches On Tuesday a Travis County grand jury handed up an indict ment He now faces charges of coercion of a public servant for threatening to kidnap Third Court of Appeals Judge Bea Ann Smith in an attempt to get her to reopen a case she dismissed indictment j fin attempted to starve himself while in prison Trove sued the state after prison officialscontinued to feed him but Smith dismissed the case HOUSTON i ENRON REORGANIZATION PLAN HEARING POSTPONED following which grossed billion Btfonzo of NBU was teeiedfed tary V Board rpmbers i year terms arid are by the city council The mayor is a voting member 4 v r 4 4 tft Vs ffi board The board has complete ft i s Vij f Enron Corp has received a fifth postponement to present a judge with its plan to emerge from one of the most complex and costly bankruptcies in history A filing made Wednesday in the bankruptcy case in New York said Houstonbased Enron filed a third revision to its proposed reorganization plan and will pres ent it to Bankruptcy Judge Arthur Gonzalez for preliminary approval on Jan 6 The latest ver sionoftheplanwastobepre sented to Gonzalez on Monday NATION CHICAGO FORMER ILLINOIS GOV GEORGE RYAN INDICTED Former Gov George Ryan who gained a worldwide reputation as a the death penalty was n while he was governor and before that Illinois secretary of state Basically the state of Illinois was for Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald Said Ryan did not immediately return a call for comment and no one answered the door at his homeinKankakee His attorney Dan K Webb issued a statement saying he was confident Ryan will be exonerated and a jury will find him not guilty of all LOS ANGELES RINGS RAKES IN MILLION FROM EARLY SHOWINGS The midnight hour proved profitable for Frodo and the gang The the Rings The Return of the King tookin an estimated million domestical ly from midnight screen WORLD PARIS CHIRAC MOVES TO OUTLAW RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS Despite protests from Muslim leaders France must outlaw Islamic head coverings Jewish skullcaps and other obvious reli gious signs in schools and regu late them in the workplace President Jacques Chirac announced Wednesday Such action the French presi dent said in a televised national address is needed to reaffirm Frances secular foundations It is not he asserted Islamic head scarves Jewish yarmulkes or outsized Christian crosses have no place in public schools Chirac said and called on parliament where his conser vative government has a majori ty to pass a law banning them ahead of the school year that starts in September 2004 CORRECTION The SOS Food Bank although started more than two decades ago as a ministry of First Protes tantChurch currently is sup ported by 14jiocal churches The food bank provides food daily to needy individuals but will not be delivering food bas kets to families for Christmas That project is undertaken by the New Braunfels Church ofChristf of taking payoffs in a corruptibh scandal that shadowed his entire four years in office and cut short his political career Prosecutors said the 69year old Republican and his family took cash gifts vacations and other favors to steer state busi ness to friends and associates j iistributorIilewLineCine New Line executives hope the faststart for Return of the King will propel it beyond the world wide totals for Fellowship of the Ring million and Two movie could become the second to surpass billion worldwide TEXAS LOTTERY SATURDAY LOTTO Jackpot million 1012142640 6 BB WEDNESDAY LOTTO 7 Jackpot million 210313541 30 BB PICK 3 Day 737 Night 546 TEXAS TWOSTEP 3253435 17 CASH FIVE 34111721 MEGA MILLIONS 1624314647 47 MATTERS OF PUBLIC RECORD Law enforcement officers in Comal County and New Braunfels charged the following Brian D Born 19 Blanco minor in possession of alcoholic bever age expired drivers license fail ure to maintain financial respon sibility failure to appear 2 counts speeding 62 mph in a 40 mph zone theft between and Staphanie R A Daigle 27 San Antonio motion to revoke proba in organized crim inal Edward R Fisk 35 Universal City failure to appear unlawfully carrying a weapon failure to while license sus failure to appear unjavyfully carryinga weapon Joshua J Frels 27 Canyon Lake aggravated assault with a dead Randall A Green 38 New Braunfels injury to achild Joel M Luevano 20 San Antonio resisting of suretyjto Lsurrender Jordan L McKinnis 17 New Braunfels engaging in organized criminal of a habitation Richard E Perez 18 New Braunfels engaging in organized criminal of a habitation Isabel C Quintanilla 38 Spring Branch driving while license criminal of habi Jason M Schemer 21 Seguin false report to police Aaron K Taylor 22 Canyon Lake speeding 34 mph in a 20 mph expired license plates TEXAS CINEMA MARKETPLACE 12 651 Business Lp IH 35 N 830 625 4400 expired registration failure to maintain financial responsibili driving while license Amy L Tijerina 25 New Braunfels motion to revoke pro of between and Toni A Rand 33 New Braunfels speeding 80 mph in a 55 mph zone speeding 62 mph in a 45 mph zone failure to maintain financial responsibili ty Lindsay C Richmond 57 Canyon Lake failure tp of a financial instrument failure to nuisance public Roberto Rico 17 New Braunfels engaging in organized NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG Find out each morning with For more information or o subscribe call today Oscar Barboza III With lots of love from your Daddy Oscar Borboza Jr Grandparents Oscar 8f Liz Barboza Mary Raymond Raymond Djaz Qrandpa Garcia Barboza Family 707 Landa New Braunfels 108130 1830 6259144 Ian 6251224 Published on 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