Thursday, November 25, 2004

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 25, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas EL FASO TX 7990 NOVEMBER PV SPECIAL SECTION GIFT GUIDI Dont miss the HeraldZeitung holiday gift guide and holiday blitz sales advertisements from area Inside COUPONS SAVE JC Hair Station and Cs Photography offer savings and Inside Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 9 16 2 sections CLICK Mostly sunny High Low 63 45 Details 1B DEARABBY M CUSSffltOftff COMICS 21 FORUM 7A OBfTUARlES M SPORTS SA TV QUIDS m Police search for stabbing suspects By Ron Malonoy Staff Writer weekend killing at a local to piece together precisely apartment a detec what happened early Saturday live called on them to turn in the River Park Apartments search Wednesday for two memselves in complex that led up to the men Svedinvolved n a Detective Bob Parchman stabbing death of Diego men believed involved in a said officers were still working Theres always two sides to As police continued their every and so far were only hearing one Parch man phone calls and were follow ing up on leads as to where these guys Were hoping theyll turn themselves in and resolve this We want to hear the other Parchman said officers were See Page 4A DID YOU SEE ANY1HING I Police are looking for witnesses to the stabbing early Saturday at River Park Apart Call leave information without your name and possibly aet a call Comal County Crime Stoppers or group reach tentative land agreement By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Comal County and the own ers of a Krueger Canyon prop erty eyed for the countys next flood control dam have reached a tentative agreement for developing the Comal County Counsel Geoff Barr sought and received from commissioners Tuesday authority to sign a memoran dum of understanding with the Detroitbased Holcim for development of a parcel of land west of New The county hopes to build a sixth flood control dam on the Approval came the day after the Dry Comal flooded over its causing damage to a number of homes and other property in the Solms In light of the recent rain Im excited to have this item on the Barr told The memorandum with Holcim outlines negotiations that would allow the firm to mine the area for stone prod ucts and let the county build a flood control structure similar to others in the The proposal could dramat ically reduce the cost of the Barr the county would not have to buy the which its owners have been reluctant to It could negotiate an easement for See Page 3A Cheer Fund to help make season bright for families From Staff Reports The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung today begins its 22nd annu al Cheer Fund effort to bring food to needy families for the Christmas Each the newspaper and its readers join in an effort that culmi nates the week before Christmas when volunteers will deliver bas kets of food to 200 What makes this so special is that the food is purchased by donations from HeraldZeitung readers and and its employee and reader volunteers who deliver this food to the said Doug editor and The food will be delivered 18 this Coordinator Rosie who is organizing the Cheer Fund for her eighth said donations are being accepted beginning You can come by here to donate or mail donations We print the names of donors in the unless youd prefer to remain Willingham The newspaper also provides a receipt for tax purposes to anyone who needs Donations to the fund will be accepted through All funds will be used to purchase 2004 CHEER FUND To donate to the Cheer Fund Stop by the HeraldZeitung office at 707 Lancia between 8 and 5 Monday through Friday or mail a check made out to the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung to Cheer New Braunfels Herald 707 Unda New 1 To volunteer to deliver for the Cheer Fund CaU 203 or show up at Zekung printing plant on Industrial Drive at 8 See NATIONAL SITE MANDV Jennifer a tour guide with Natural Bridge goes over tour information to guests at the entrance to the caverns underneath the Natural caverns are the first site in Comal County to be listed in the National Register of Historic Natural Bridge Caverns listed in register By Scott Mahon StaffWriter Natural Bridge Caverns has become the first prehistoric site in Comal County to be listed in the National Regis ter of Historic The historic designation was given by the Depart ment of Interior after Univer sity of Texas at San Antonio archaeologists uncovered a prehistoric cooking stone tools and projectile points dating back almost years The samples discovered provide strong evidence of the sites potential to inform archaeologists about several critical aspects of prehistoric occupation and use of the Texas Hill Country by its ear ly said Steve Director of the Center for Archaeological Research at and principal inves tigator of the Located just west of Garden Ridge in Comal County on FM Natural Bridge Cav erns attracts almost visitors a said Travis Wuests Har ry and Clara Wuest Heide developed the caverns after they were discovered in the 1960s when the acre property was still a working said Joye The Wuest family announced the historic desig nation Our family is honored that Natural Bridge Caverns has been named in the National Register of Historic Places and recognizes the importance of protecting the natural bridge area for future said Brad president of Natural Bridge Following the announce ment Tomka demonstrated the use of a prehistoric device that was used to throw darts tipped with stone Called an the prehis toric device predated the bow and and was used for thousands of years by prehis toric people to hunt DAVID Steve Director of the Center for Archaeological Research at demonstrates how early who camped inside the stone arch at Natural Bridge hunted using an atlati Wednesday Stone tips used with the device were found during the excavation last fall at the site of a natural stone the namesake of Natural Bridge The site of the natural bridge was used and inhabit ed by prehistoric people spanning a time frame of at least said Early Native or prehistoric people in North were migratory peo ple who used the site as tem porary shelter while they hunted for Places like the caverns were readymade See Page 3A 3