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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 18, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas RIXED ADC 701 SOUTHUEST HICROPUPLISHERS 2627 E VAHDELL DR H PASO TX 7990 SlmllilMiilnllinnllmUl VTURDAY SEPTEMBER ZRALDZEITUNG SPORTS FOOTBALL New Braunfels defeats Austin Bowie 2421 other sports scores highlights Page 5A FORUM COLUMN Woodall writes about how the Republican National Convention was slickest pro duction in history Page 4A i land Comal County since 1852 16 pages 2 sections CLICK UNDER REPAIR MAIMDY Rebecca Creek Principal Sharon Richardson left speaks with GCI superintendent Jay Murra and Vice Principal David Springer about renovations for the waterdamaged wing of the school Rebecca Creek Elementary fixing water damage in building By Leigh Jones Staff Writer CANYON LAKE Ten class rooms at Rebecca Creek Elemen tary suffered severe water dam age when a pipe burst Wednes day morning Cleanup efforts costing an esti mated were authorized at an emergency meeting of the Comal Independent School Dis trict school board San Antonio water damage restoration spe cialist Gerloff Company is already working at the school and plans to complete the proj ect in about 60 days Investigations into the cause of the pipes rupture have been inconclusive so far but district officials have started combing through contracts with the 2 yearold schools builder to find out what features are still under warranty CISD is using a different con tractor for its latest building proj ect Canyon Lake High School Expenses resulting from the leak might continue to grow when Canyon Lake Water Sup ply determines how many gal lons of water were wasted Com munications Director Kari Hutchison said the district also was collecting information from teachers about damaged prop erty to pass along to its insur ance company Were lucky it happened at Hutchison said When Associate Superintendent Nan cy Cobb arrived at the school she found about four inches of water in the After crashing through the ceil ing tiles the water spread through the classrooms and poured down the hallway into the cafeteria It continued to gush until maintenance and operations staff shut it off Classes requiring relocation have taken up temporary resi dence in the computer lab and a few empty classrooms Teachers have also banded together to team teach until the unplanned construction is complete Indi vidual classes will move back into their old rooms as soon as they become available The teachers and staff at Rebecca Creek are doing an incredible job of making sure instruction is not severely com With plastic down to protect the tile GCI workers put up a tem porary wall while repairs begin on the waterdamaged wing promised in this said displaying a lot of teamwork and Superintendent Nancy Fuller in perseverance in the face of a district press release They are 4B board offer to Blue Moon Solutions to set in 30 days By Scott Mahon StaffWriter The board offered the company a loan TIPs presented its report to NBU and the city and for relocation expenses but Harrison council last month indicated last week the boards patience had worn thin The New Braunfels Infrastructure Improve ment Corporation 4B gave Blue Moon Solu Wd like them to move to New Braunfels but tions 30 days to make a commitment to relocate the board decided to terminate the offer on Oct to New Braunfels he said TheLubbockbasedbroadbandcompanysaid The company specializes in mobile broadband inAprilit would move to New Braunfels but4B services and planned to expand its service area to board members said Thursday that company SouthTexas and the 135 corridor officials indicated they were now considering the In other business the board voted to hold a TIPs did an outstanding job but think we Austin area public hearing to discuss whether to fund the should be looking otber Potential he Marty Hale the chief executive officer of Blue second phase of an airport business park study said Moon told me two of his senior executives didnt In anticipation of the new Toyota plant in San Harrison said belongs want to move to New said Matt Harri Antonio New Braunfels Utilities paid to CQUd teased but not sold soa4BpretiJdenLuButiaiuaktheyalsudidjitget a feasibility study by some federal contracts they were hoping to ges to study an airport business park See BOARD Page 3A TIPs consultant Tom SteJlman said a 200acre airport park would cost an estimated million Stellman said the park would consist of avia tion and auto related businesses NBU officials recommended phase two of the study with the implication that the 4B board would fund the study but Harrison said Thursday the scope of the second study should be defined artly cloudy High Low 98 72 Details1B 4B COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 5A TV GRIDS 3B Porn mogul to serve 5 years By Ron Maloney Staff Writer porn mogul shut down two years ago when he opened a store in Comal County was sentenced Friday to more than five years in federal prison John Kenneth Coil 62 of HighlandVil lage near Dallas was sentenced to 63 months in a tax fraud and obscenity case He was charged with 24 counts including racketeering conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service tax evasion and mail District Judge Harry Lee Hudspeth ordered that Coil pay a fine forfeit an estimated million in property to the government and be placed under supervised release for three years after completing his prison term Citing what his attorney says is a chronic medical condition Coil will appeal the sentence According to the Justice Department five defendants were members of an organization established by Coil in 1981 that made money operating numerous adult bookstores and arcades that sold and distributed obscene and porno graphic a plea bargain reached in June Coil must surrender keys to 27 Texas smut shops He is principal in AVE the Flower Mound company that opened an adult book and video See SENTENCE Page 3A Thelfexas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Alamo Area Council of Governments have declared today an Air Quality Health AlertJDay Infant dies after being run over By Ron Maloney StaffWriter BULVERDE An infant died Thurs day after being accidentally run over in Tamiga Acres mobile home park Comal County Sheriffs Sgt Tommy Ward said officers were called to the Branch EMS service on Texas 46 after Jennifer Tellez 1 was brought to the facility at The child had a severe head Ward said She was taken to Kestrel Air Park and flown to University Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival of mas sive head injuries Ward said Detective Doug Phillips accompanied Ward to University Hospital where the girls family was informed of her death Our investigation at Tamiga Acres revealed the child was accidentally backed over with a Ward said No criminal charges will be Ward said the driver of the vehicle that backed over the girl was her 36 yearold uncle He5s very Vfcid saM This was a total terrible
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