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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 20, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas TT W MAY HERALD HIKED ADC 781 1000571 SOUTHWEST HICROFUGLISHERS 2627 E VftHDEli DR EL PASO TX 79903 HIII Hi ZEITUNG SPORTS FOR KEEPS The Smithson Valley baseball team opens the regional quarterfinals against CC Page 5A FORUM COLUMN Columnist Charley Reese says using military force is not the only way to deal with Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since CLICK 157 16 2 sections 5O0 Partly Cloudy High Low 93 70 Details1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 4B COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 5A TV GRIDS 3B Nigeria scam still targeting elderly in NB By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Carolyn Barry received a nicely typed letter Thursday one with only a few small mistakes in It was from a South African gentle man who was in the Netherlands in He knew of an investment made more than a decade ago by another person who shared Barrys last The man had subsequently died and had no the writer The now worth could be picked up with her The who was responsible for stewarding the investment through a South African mining would file an affidavit saying Barry was the mans legal She would get the money and would share 60 percent of it with the writer and an associate of All she had to do was either email him or call him and he would set it Everything looked correct except for one thing he was offering her the opportunity to take part in a scam and perhaps make million for her who lives off FM 306 just outside New acknowl edges she could use the but realized helping the gentleman was not likely the way to get Barry doesnt know how the man got her But she did understand See SCAM Page 3A A PIONEERING LIFE Ernst finds dream job flying around the world By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Cindy Ernst is convinced she has the best job in the Never mind the long overnight trips and days spent away from her she is sailing through the clouds on her way to she cannot imagine doing anything Ernst works for Continental Air piloong a toeing a job she admits is unusualfor a That just makes it more The harder I the more glorious every achievement she Sitting in her living with a breathtaking view of Canyon Lake before her and a picture of her and 4yearold on the coffee table in front of Ernst has everything she was not always so Ernst grew up on a farm in Mis where she dreamed of an adventurefilled I always knew life had some thing exciting for but I could nt figure out what it was on a farm in the middle of the she In Ernsts boredom only She was working as a secre Photos by DAVID Cindy Ernst relaxes at her Canyon Lake surrounded by some of the memorabilia she has collected as a female 777 pilot for Continental Ernst plays around with a model A veteran Ernst flies a regular route to tary to help pay for her but she knew life behind a desk was not in her future After church one Sunday after the young business major picked up a flyer advertising para chute instruction at the local air Jumping out of an airplane seemed like just the thing to chase away the When I got I found out they werent jumping that after but the instructor offered to take me for a ride in the air plane for she I thought it was interesting as he went through the preflight but as soon as we took it became clear that was what I wanted to do with my By the time Ernst graduated from the University of she had both her private and com mercial pilot Her family was proud of her but she was too scared to tell them when she signed up for the Air Force to work as a simulator training For five she traveled to various including Bergstram in and gave flying lessons at the base Aero Clubs for I made a lot of which became very important lat er she See PILOT Page 3A Art League returns a piece of history to New Braunfels By Ron Maloney StaffWriter The marker commemorating the historic designation of the Plumeyer now home of the New Braunfels Art will be dedicated this The designation takes place at at the located at 239 San Antonio in conjunction with tliis years first Hot Art After Dark which runs from 5 to 9 All are The reception will include margari tas and art The Painters Eight Show is featured this month the Elaine FelfteV arid artist and teacher Linda Calvert Jacobsons Casa de Linda Studio will be open Built in the building has been many other things since it was a according to NBAL spokeswoman Pat It was a butcher shop at one Deltz There were doctors offices on the sec ond Toward the there was a karate club on one On the it was womens The building had fallen into disrepair and the Art League acquired it July in a See HISTORY Page 3A COMINGSATURDAY Olympic champs Special Olympians from New Braunfels begin their quest for gold medals in San FAIT TOUR OF FAITH For more than a the HeraldZeitung has profiled local churches in our weekly Tour of Faith During that we have contacted every church listed in the tele phone directory and others brought to our attention through our We have worked diligently to ensure every church in the area had the opportunity to be a part of If your church was not included in the series and would like to be please contact reporter Leigh Jones at 6259144 225 or by emajl at Star Wars fans line up early to see final chapter in epic series By Ron Maloney StaffWriter The Force was with Jordan Richardson late Wednesday Clad in the rustic brown robe of a appropriately a knight Richardson joined hundreds of others like members of a reli gious sect out of the Middle trekked to the shrine left by residents of a galaxy far In New that shrine was Marketplace Cinema and Jordans robes identified him to the faithful as Jedi Master Obi Wan of New joined tens of thousands across the country a minute after midnight Thursday saw the premiere of Star Wars Episode 3 Revenge of the which is expected to be this biggest movie and possibly the biggest Revenge of the the sixth and said to be the last in filmmaker George Lucas epic of good versus evil set in space more than a millennium is the movie that does it It ties the first Star Wars trilogy to the second and explains to the devout how it was that flawed hero Anakin Skywalker was seduced by the Dark Side to become the consummate space For Richardson and the hundreds of it was a very special moment one anticipated for So he wore the Obi Wan Kenobi costume his Ann made him for last I Im going to the Richardson Why not Why More than two hours before the show more than 100 had shown up to claim the best seats in the and Marketplace offi cials opened a second and a third the ater to handle the Its not often that a movie like this comes said Bany man ager of the Starplex Cinema in San which operates the Market place Cinema We expect this movie to be this strong through the See MOVIE Page 7A MANDV Jedi Master Obi Wan aka Jordan uses The Force to locate a seat at the midnight premiere of Star Wars III Revenge of the uunuiuummi
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