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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 14, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas IT W JUNE HERALD i VIWWIL I IflSO TA 79H5 HUNG SPORTS The Lands Park Dolphins swim team sending several to region following Saturdays Page 6 FORUM COLUMN Mike Reagan discusses the historical facts of Demo crats involvements in previ ous Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Com a I County since 178 12 2 sections CLICK B 1 Partly cloudy High Low 95 72 Details1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 41 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 21 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 1A SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 311 MAGICAL CHILD Photos by MANDY Leanne Rasor and inspect their pottery before setting it to dry in the finished work area at Buck Pottery in Workshop lets children create clay art By Ron Maloney StaffWriter GRUENE could use a little play and Tanis Kilgore and her Hunter were getting some Monday morning at Buck As her looked on in the shade of the big oak tree at Tanis and Hunter each worked mounds of creating objects theyd later be able to play with or present as The Kilgores and Moeller were among dozens of resi dents who participated in the annual Magical Child Creative Clay which Dee and Terry Buck have put on for more than two decades as a benefit for the McKenna Chil drens who is going into the seventh grade at Canyon Mid dle and who will enter fifth grade at Carl dont get to play with clay every day particularly not the earthenware kind used by potters and Tanis has a little more experi ence than Hunter because a family friend is a so shes been exposed to Shirley For its a onceayear thing when he goes to We can take he But we just paint and In addition to his Hunter made a badge much like a sheriffs It Hunter He really likes Shirley The kids really enjoy Shirley wasnt working in clay She was watching and taking on more of a con or facilitating I help them out with designs and she See CLAY Page 2A Janis Kilgore works especially hard at creating a mug for her dad as a gift on Fathers Day at Buck Pottery Monday morning in Speed humps idea bumped Chuck Pinto By Leigh Jones StaffWriter Residents on North Ranch Estates denied stop signs at the last city coun cil will not get engineered speed humps While coun cilmembers liked the idea of the hard rubber humps better than the they choked on the price for each strip City Engineer Mike Short recommended three strips for the long a proj to appease families plagued by Even City Manager Chuck who was chomping at the bit to test out the relative ly new speed reduction admitted they were This is the perfect test case for these humps because the street is wide and rela tively he they are Although city poli cy called for the streets residents to pay for 50 percent of the Pinto rec ommended the city foot the entire bill as part of a six month pilot program to test the humps Councilwoman Gail Pospisil balked at the city paying so much to stop only a few At I thought they were a good but not at that she While North Ranch Estates Boulevard residents might be able to afford to chip in 50 Councilwoman Sonia MunozGill said she was sure most of her districts residents could We have to if we did this this would See CITY Page 3A Alzcare opens second facility in New Braunfels to help Alzheimers Jackson acquitted of molesting teenage boy By Linda Deutsch AP Special Correspondent SANTA AP A jury acquitted Michael Jackson on Monday of molesting a 13yearold can cer survivor at his Neverland the pop star who insisted he was the victim of motherandson con artists and a prosecutor with a Jurors also acquitted Jack son of getting the boy drunk and of conspiring to imprison his accuser and the boys fam ily at the storybook total legal victory but one that may do little to improve his bizarre Jackson had faced nearly 20 years in The courtroom was death ly still as the verdicts were as motionless as he had been throughout the dabbed at his eyes with a One of his lawyers burst into tears as the first verdicts were and Jackson later stood and was embraced by his chief Thomas Mesereau Some of the women in the See JACKSON Page 2A County receives petition seeking to incorporate Startzville By Ron Maloney StaffWriter A petition with 62 signatures seek ing a September election on whether to incorporate Startzville as a city was presented Monday to County Judge Danny William owner of Buckeye and attorney Paul Swearingen brought the petition to the It seeks to incorpo rate the community south of Canyon Lake as a way of preserving its iden local control over its des We ask that you consider the application and set a hearing on it to determine if we have enough valid and if we that you set a special election to let the citizens Swearin gen told Swearingen said supporters would next file an application to the Justice Department for election preclear We want to Danny Scheel show in accor dance with the Voting Rights Act that we arent discriminating against any voters in calling this he The proposed city boundaries would include the historic town of which had about residents in the 2000 It would comprise about square miles and encompass the FM 2673 area up to Cranes following the lake shore southeast to Sunburst Road and then back to FM com pleting the Scheel said William County Clerk Joy Wooley streater would examine the signatures to determine that each was an eligible registered and the issue would then be placed on a future Commissioners Court agenda for an order that would place the question on a 10 bal Commissioners Court is neutral on Scheel said shortly after receiving the petition in a brief press conference in the commissioners Well go through the process as required by law and see what the public I wish them the best of whose baitandtackle business includes a bar with live said he and other Startzville area residents have been examin ing the incorporation issue for two Weve had a lot of meetings and discussed it every way there Woo ley told The are required under the Texas Local Government Code for an application to incor porate as a Type B General Law See STARZVILLE Page 2A CAHVOH A map of the proposed town of The town begins at the point of intersection of centerlines of FM 2673 and FM to southwest miles along centerline of FM to north 45 degrees west miles to a go north miles to a go 48 degrees east miles to southwest corner of Cranes Mill to southeast along south property line of Cranes Mill Park to US Corps of Engineers Canyon Lake Property go right on 948 contour past and excluding Comal Park to intersection with the Creek centerline just west of Kendra go southwest along said Creek centerline to centerline of FM 2673 just west of Sunburst go north west miles along centerline FM 2673 to point of
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