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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 3, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                Page 2A HERALDZEITUNG April 2005 Volunteers begin in effort path Mexicoborder TOMBSTONE faft 450 volunteers gathered Friday for a monthlong effort to patrol the Mexican border for illegal immigrants and smug an organizer of the project The according to organizers of the Minuteman is for the vol unteers to fan out across 23 miles of the San Pedro Valley to watch the border and report any illegal activity to federal exercise some law enforcement authorities and others fear could lead to vigilante Many volunteers were recruited over the Internet and some plan to be Patrols are to begin Chris Minuteman field oper ations said 450 people were willing to participate in at least one shift in the He wouldnt say how many had registered or had participat ed in Jim who organized the said earlier at least 100 volun teers had There was no immediate way to independently verify the and it was difficult to distinguish volunteers from tourists and the merely curious in this town nearly 30 fiMles north of the Mexican border known as the site of the 1881 Shootout at the OK NEWS DIGEST To have your event publi contact Melissa McCaghren at or by email at A family feeds the ducks in Landa From wire reports LOCAL NEW BRAUNFELS JUNIOR GOLF CLINIC SCHEDULED The Landa Park Golf Course is set to offer its first ever junior golf program for fifth and sixth The sessions promise to keep the game fun by combining indoor drills and exercises with outdoor Everything from eti woods and irons will be This is an outstanding opportu nity for young golfers to gain instruction from a PGA said Dario Landa Munic ipal Golf Course We are making this very convenient for parents by providing bus trans portation from Oak Run and loan er clubs to participants who do not have their own Classes run from to beginning Monday and continue each Monday through May There is only space for 35 in this inaugural so preregistra tion is a Sassenhagen Parks Director Stacey Laird said the program was intended to pro vide an affordable and convenient introductory program to encour age more young people to take up the Were even including a cap and snacks to make this a fun she For contact War ren Bailey at To stop by Parks Depart ment office in Landa Park or call TEXAS DALLAS STATE BACK IN CHARGE OF WILMER HUTCHIIMS SCHOOLS A week after a judges order halted state involvement with the WilmerHutchins school an appeals court on Friday returned the troubled dis trict to state The 5th District Court of Appeals threw out a temporary restraining order issued March 25 by state Dis trict Court Judge Merrill Hartmans order had removed the stateimposed management team that had overseen the districts operations since Now we hope to reverse if not of the actions the school board took without the manage ment team said Suzanne a Texas Education Agency With the managers temporarily rendered powerless Monday by the restraining the board made numerous moves that state offi cials didnt approve including firing interim Superintendent James dismissing several of the districts attorneys and ten tatively recreating the districts controversial police NATION TERRI SCHIAVO CREMATED Terri Schiavos body was cre mated Saturday as disagree ments continued between her husband and her who were unable to have their own independent expert observe her The cremation was carried out according to a court order issued lUesday establishing that Michael Schiavo had the right to make such said his George He said plans for burying her ashes in where she grew had not yet been WORLD Iraq ATTACK ON ABU GHRAIB PRISON INJURES 20 Insurgents attacked the Abu Ghraib prison west of injuring 20 forces and 12 prisoners on Saturday while six people were killed elsewhere in Iraq following a period of declin ing attacks that had raised hopes the insurgency might be weak At least 40 militants fired rocket propelled grenades and set off two car bombs at the infamous prison as darkness 1st Adam Ron deau Soldiers and Marines stationed at the detention facility and the resulting clash and gun fight lasted about 40 Investigators examine part of unit involved in Texas City refinery blast HOUSTON AP Three inspectors into a deadly refin ery explosion entered the area Friday where witnesses described a liquid and vapor release combining with an igni tion possibly an idling diesel to spark the The March 23 which killed 15 and injured more than 100 at the BP refin ery in Texas shot ash and blackened metal into the sky and was felt miles The inspectors from the Chemical Safety and Haz ard Investigation Board wore respirators as they toured the demolished remnants of six to 10 trailers plant employees worked in and about 30 vehi including cars and Most of those who died were contractors working in the Investigators have not been able to positively identi fy a diesel pickup truck described by eyewitnesses as overrevving moments before the CSB lead investigator Bill Hoyle said in a statement late Hoyle said remains of sever al vehicles were found within 25 yards of a vent stack that is believed to have purged the vapor It is unknown how many vehicles may have been runr ning whtefi the vapor cloud was he said CSB spokesman Daniel Horowitz said investigators plan additional inspections of what is left of the burned out vehicles found near the stack that is believed to have expelled the Any one of if run could have served as a possible ignition as well as other ignition sources on the he Hoyle and his team spent about three hours photo graphing and documenting information within and around a portion of the iso merization where the explosion Queen Size Head Board ft 2 Nlgth Stands BIG Armoire 9505 135 North 51 23923168 Custom Designs Blinds H I II E S T Q U A I T Y W E S T I l 1 C K S CUSTOM SHADES SIIITTKHS 2 Wood Blinds Bedford Family Donald Brev Cosmetic and Family Dentistry Evenings available by appointment 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