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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 13, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas                                NOVEMBER NOVEMBER ALDZEITUNG SPECIAL SECTION PIT PALS Special section highlights mans best friend as resi dents celebrate their favorite Inside FORUM COLUMN Woodall writes how for the real test of his leadership ability begins with his Page 4A New Braunfels and Comal County since 312 16 2 sections CLICK j 60 chance of rain High Low 55 50 Details1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS SS COMICS 2B CROSSWORD FORUM 4A OBITUARIES SA SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS SI f Killing for hire trial postponed By Ron Maloney Staff Writer The Monday trial of a sus pect in an alleged murder forhire scheme has been Jonathan Gene of Houston was set to be tried Monday before 207th Judicial District Judge Jack Robison for allegedly plotting with the wife of a former New Braunfels police officer to have his exgirlfriend and her son killed reportedly to evade child support pay The trial has been reset to Benavides and his co Samantha Kader li of New Braun stand charged with crim inal conspiracy to commit If it is a first degree felony punishable by five to 99 years in state prison and a Late in a plea bar gain for Childs fell apart because District Attorney Dib Waldrip did not believe she was being truthful in state ments she made to officials as part of the Waldrip had offered Childs probation in exchange for her testimony against Benavides defense attorney Glen Peterson said he wants to see the statement Childs He has asked Waldrip and Anthony Childs and both have refused because of the plea Peterson The district attorney rejected this we because of exculpa tory statements she made pertaining to my Peterson Peterson said he would file a motion Monday in district See Page 3A 21st century checking New sytrtm of processing dwda wfll reduce die time a dwdt is processed Strayhorn School start date should be later By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Comptroller Carole Keeton Strayhorn thinks Texas chil dren start school too During a public forum in Austin Strayhorn re iterated her desire to see the school start date moved back to before Labor which usually falls in early Septem The comptroller bases her opinion on the findings of Saving a report See Page 3A Tree lighting ceremony DMAD cer Hope Hospice held its annual Tree of Life lighting c emonyThursday at the third annual ceremony kicked off the agencys annual fundraising Its goal this year is 4 Photos by DAVID ingto Boerne 9 a at the start of Friday nights game a9ainst came up los Gutsy season ends for Unicorns seniors New Braunfels High School cheerleaders Andrea Jessie Brittany Williams and Elise Lapaglia show their Unicorn spirit during the playing of the school song at Friday nights By Will Wright Sports Editor SAN ANTONIO At the there was Chants of the cheerleaders exhorted the New Braunfels Unicorns to stage a dramatic defensive stand to get the ball back in the final But the Unicorns lost a heart breaker 1816 to Boerne in the Class 4ADivision I football playoff game at Comalander As the Greyhounds got that final first down to put the fin ishing touches on their first ever win over the Unicorns who had unceremoniously ended Boernes last playoff run two years realiza tion set in among the 32 New Braunfels seniors that this was indeed their final I cant say enough about these Unicorns Coach Rick Rhoades Three weeks ago we were sitting at 1 2 in and it didnt even look like we were going to make the We had our backs against the wall for two Senior linebacker Jody Walk er knelt sadly on the field with classmates and linebackers Sean I lill and senior linebacker Kyle Junior quarterback Zach Rhodes embraced senior defensive back Johnny Two dozen junior varsity Band chaperones Monica Janet Kathy Burley and Shirley Littleton cheer on the Unicorns in the second Committee to present recommended charter changes to city at workshop PLAYOFF ACTION I The Smithson Valley Rangers advance to the second round of playoffs with a 3821 win over San Page 6A dressed in the Uni corns silver and were there to get a taste of New Braunfels winning What they experienced was another lesson how to gracefully accept They joined with the team in the singing of the Alma They then lined the way to the dressing each pat ting the backs of the varsity players who were entering the locker room to take off their jerseys for the final New Braunfels had an up anddown one that tra versed the plain of doubt and scaled the mountain of suc The Unicorns won their final two games to get into the and once fought admirably against an over whelming Boernes the 1 team in the and we stood in there with them and went toetotoe with Rhoades to the background of hugs and sobs in the locker A few breaks go our and we win this One team has to and its end isnt always Thats the sad part about Rhoades UPDATES By Scott Mahon Staff Writer Members of the citys Charter Review Committee will meet Monday in a joint workshop with the New Braunfels City Council to review recommended The committee was appointed by council to take a look at the city which has not been AT A GLANCE What New Braunfels City Council and Charter Review Committee When Monday Where Municipal 424 Castell since John committee said the commit tee reviewed all 12 City Attorney Charlie Zech said the committees recom mendations pertained mostly to language in the charter thai does not coin cide with state the committee looked at outdated provi sions in the Most of the changes it will recom mend to council will update the charter to be in line with state he Any changes to the charter See Page 3A Trucking the news Krueger in fair condition after apparent heart attack LASTMC KNEW Ambassador Robert Krueger was trans ferred to the Mayo Clinic in for tests after an apparent heart LATEST A Mayo Clinic offi cial said Friday that Krueger is in fair NEXT Krueger continues to undergo guantnteed Contort Faaa MBB Mi 0 Hinnm IB M t ML Financial Swvictt Divitioa Seyuin New 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