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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 17, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas MAY ZEITUNG SPORTS NEW COACH New Braunfels names Salazar as new soft ball Dial as boys basketball Page 5 FORUM LETTERS Readers sound off on how Aprils weather and how lack of enthusiasm for campaign sign Page 4 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 154 10 1 section CLICK i Partly cloudy High Low 84 67 j DEARABBY 1 CLASSIFIEDS COMICS I CROSSWORD FORUM i OBITUARIES SPORTS TV GRIDS 7 8 6 6 4 3 5 7 NBISD students to face random drag tests By Leigh Jonas Staff Writer New Braunfels Indepen dent School District middle and high school students will face random drug tests dur ing the 200506 school Trustees unanimously decided to move forward Monday with implementing a plan by choosing to iron out the details between now and By June administrators will write a policy using Fredericksburg ISOs program as a The policy will include important such as who gets test ed and what consequences would ensue after a positive test Based on trustees the policy likely will apply to students in extracurricular students who pur chase optional oncampus parking permits and stu dents whose parents volun tarily choose to place them in the testing The tests probably will cover all including New Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Chuck Caniford gave the program his full I am all for testing any thing thats bad for I See NBISD Page 3 Killing for hire trials postponed By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Trials scheduled for this week for two defendants in an alleged killing for hire the wife of a former New Braunfels police been postponed until Jonathan Bena and Samantha Kaderli were on todays trial docket in Judge Jack Robi soris 207th Judicial District Court on charges of criminal conspiracy to com mit capital If criminal Jonathan Benavides conspiracy to commit capital murder is a firstdegree felony punishable by a fine and between five and 99 years in state Robison set a new trial date of June with pre trial motions to be considered June Benavides defense Glen reported Monday he had agreed to a request for a con tinuance by District Attorney Dib who made the request so he could attend to a relative who has had We agreed to the states motion for continuance out of professional cour tesy to Peterson Smantha At the pretrial Kaderli Childs Robison will take up a motion by Waldrip that the two defen dants be tried together for their alleged parts in a con spiracy to hire a hit man to See TRIAL Page 2 COMINGFRIDAY Weekly Tour of Faith Another church will be profiled in the weekly series of churches in and around Comal 50 black vultures to be shot j By Ron Maloney DIDYOU StaffWriter I Its about to get a whole lot less comfort I able for the buzzards who hang out in i In cooperation with officials of the i Department of Agricultures Division of I Wildlife New Braunfels Parks i Department employees will be trapping and shooting 50 black vultures beginning j this week on a Fish and Wildlife Service I The city is in the process of seeking a per mit of its own to eradicate more of the i which are said to roost in Panther Canyon j and on the Word Ranch off Loop and j routinely visit the park in search of i Park Ranger Superintendent Roger Dolle j said the ugly birds also cause on average I worth of vandalism a Theyre tearing up the rubber expan i sion joints on the the shingles on i LandaHaus and on top of the aquatic com i plex and and the foam mush i rooms and toys in die kiddie pool i Dolle Theres something about that i See PARK Page 2 BUZZARDS IN LANDA PARK FACTS The buz zards in Landa Park and else where in New Braun fels are actually black vul a species of bird pro tected by the Migratory Bird An estimated 200 of the birds live yearround in the area and another 150 or more visit during the winter HEALTHY BEGINNING Photos by DAVID Samantha Hogan offers her 15monthold a sample of 100 percent certified organic apple plum dessert at the Hickory Street Natural Baby Market Saturday Market offers organic foods for infants Vendor Shannon Hanz passes the time at her booth by blowing bubbles at Saturdays Hickory Street Natural Baby By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Megan Gullion began cook ing for her daughter before she could eat solid Wanting to provide the most healthy diet Gullion made her own baby mashing and freez ing every waking It was so time that I eventually switched to buying she some what The young mother tried to stick with organic to get as close as possible the homefresh food her daugh ter had been but all nat ural was Gullion discov ered a new line of affordable organic baby food offered by I would definitely use she loading a sack with sample jars to take The Moms Organic Choice baby food display was part of the Hickory Street Natural Baby a first for natural parenting in New Throughout the morning and moms and dads wandered past 47 ven dors offering everything from baby slings to nursing but the babies all wanted to head for the free HEB representative and product line developer Doug Wise was anxious to put the See BABY Page 3 Bail increased for 3 in shooting incident By Ron Maloney StaffWriter District Judge Jack Robison has increased bail for three suspects in a May Walnut Avenue shooting Adrian Francisco Brian and Robert all indicted this past week on deadly con duct charges for shots allegedly fired at a home located in the 500 block of North are being held in the Comal County If deadly conduct is a third degree felony punishable by a sentence of two to 10 years in state prison and a Bail set on the suspects subsequent to their arrest early May 8 ranged from to Subsequent to their indictment by a Comal County grand Robison raised bail to In Robert Navarro is being held on a nobail warrant for alleged parole violation in connection with the which police report is still See CASE Page 3
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