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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 18, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas NXXKXXXXHXKXHKKX 78 TjilFK MM VANDfll PASO TX 79911 JUNE SPORTS Little League all stars move from the practice field to postseason competition beginning Page 5A INSIDE A LITTLE HELP The citys 4B Board consid ers a request from McKenna to help fund the new chil drens Page 8A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 182 16 2 sections n Sunny High Low 97 73 Details16 DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 5A TV GRIDS 3B Woman jailed for allegedly lying about rape By Ron Maloney Staff Writer New Braunfels police and the Texas Rangers made an arrest Friday at the conclusion of an investigation into an alleged sex ual assault in a Comal County Sylvia reported she was working after hours May 11 in the office of Justice of the Peace Diana Guerrero and was sexually assaulted in a restroom by a highway patrol She reported she began bleed ing during the and the trooper took her to the hospital in his patrol dumping her at the Emergency Room Its a story of oppression and terrible sexual But police say not a word of it was The person arrested Friday was Luna New Braun fels police Detective Tarinna Skrzycki and Texas Ranger Dewayne Goll made the arrest at Lunas New Braunfels Making a false report to a police officer even of a felony sexual a class B mis If Luna faces up to six months in county jail and a fine of up to An official with the Comal County Jail said Luna posted bail Friday evening and was released from On May Luna lost her job with the Another Precinct 3 Deputy Constable Ruben also lost his Papers obtained by the Her aldZeitung Friday under Chap ter 552 of the Texas Public Infor mation Act revealed an alleged office affair between Sanchez and Luna and that Luna was actually engaged in consensual sex with Sanchez the night she See JAILED Page 3A Sylvia Luna Legislature headed back to work By David Rupkalvis News Editor Less than three weeks after the regular session the Texas Legisla ture is heading back to Austin to complete some unfinished busi State Carter Cas RNew said Friday that she expected Rick Perry Carter Casteel to call a special session this Casteel said she had received confirmation from both the governors office and the Speaker the When I talked to the Speaker of the I was told they didnt have anything official but to plan on Casteel The governors office Appar the Speaker knows what hes talking Casteel said another source told her the session may not start until next The special session would deal with school school teacher pay raises and property tax items that Casteel says are all While most of the Legislatures attention will be paid to school Casteel said she hoped the governor included judicial pay raises in the Casteel said the Legislature was close to approving the rais es but time ran out in the regular See WORK Page 7A Moving up AlzCare opens second facil ity in New Braunfels to help people suffering with A LESSON IN HISTORY Children learn to embrace citys German heritage By Leigh Jones Staff Writer Conservation Plaza was alive with the sound of 30 little voices belting out traditional folk songs Friday as this summers twoweek German Heritage Camp drew to a The from kindergart ners to per formed their musical repertoire under the shade of a 30feettali oak tree in front of parents armed with digital and video Greg stood at the edge of the grassy shade and watched as his four and Shan and 7 hopped and spun around in a circle with their fel low Heritage is important to our he Its important that the children understand the importance of the German set tiers role in settling our They built the foundation of what we have they really knew how to When class first none of the children wanted to do the Chicken but when I told them they didnt have they changed their teacher Mary Irwin told They voted just and they want you to join them for this Some parents came to the dance floor groaning as their children laughed with jumped in with flapping and Photos by DAVID Shannon and Garrett Lynch take part in the Chicken Dance during German Heritage Camp Shannon performs a German counting song along with her broth under the watchful eye of teacher Mary Frau Maria wiggling with as much agility as his If youre going to enjoy New you have to know the Chicken he as he and the children headed to a nearby table to All of the youngsters said they enjoyed the for different The dressed in coordinat ing purple and red dirndls said the dancing was the best I enjoyed camp so Erin I love to Im looking forward to Shannon Garrett said he enjoyed learning something especially count ing in and Gavin picked the class games as his favorite He was less enthusiastic about his traditional suede See GERMAN Page 3A Explosive fire destroys vehicles in Canyon Lake MANDY A Spring Branch firefighter douses water over the remains of a home to extinguish any flames that might linger under the surface of the By Ron Maloney Staff Writer CANYON fire of unde termined origin Friday afternoon destroyed a mobile home and sev eral threatening a nearby residence before firefighters brought it under control Comal County Fire Marshal Lin Manford said the located in the 500 block of Greenwood was a complete It was a mobile home and an Manford There were three or four cars and a motorcycle also Manford said he was uncertain of the cause of the but he and Deputy Fire Marshal Wayne FJling ton were Wayne and I are coming back Manford The occupant of the who Manford did not was unin jured in the although she was taken to McKenna Memorial Hos pital for a psychological She appears Man ford Her scenario of what happened with the fire doesnt match witness statements or the observations of the first firefight ers on the See FIRE Page 8A MANDY Canyon Lake firefighter Jeff Kahanek seeks shade under a small tree and pours ice water on his head to cool 04 FORD TAURUS SI Kntrft 4 factory i BLUEBONNET 05 FOND TAURUS S 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