New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, July 6, 2005, Page 3

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July 06, 2005

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 6, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas July 2005 HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A OBITUARIES Paid advertisements LORINE JENNINGS Lorinc Jennings of New Braunfels passed away Thursday June at the age of She is survived by her sons David Michael Jen nings and James Jennings Josephine Becka brother Charlie Becka and 4 Memorial services will be Friday July at PM at Zoeller Funeral ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals Cremations 615 New Braunfels 830 6252349 JAMES BENNETT Funeral services are pend ing at Zoellers Funeral Home for James age 74 of New who passed away on July School reform tax bill benefits wealthiest Texans AUSTIN CAP those Texans who make more than would get a net tax cut under a sweeping school property tax swap bill sched uled for debate Wednesday by the Texas accord ling to a legislative The bill swaps property taxes for a higher state sales which would be expand to include bottled repair and certain com puter goods and The bill also would increase the cigarette tax by Law makers in the House are scheduled to begin debating the proposed legislation We are helping those that are already most benefited by this tax We are hurting those who are already most Uaxed by this tax said Scott DHous If someone can find a in any dictionary rthat puts that under tax got to see because I havent so I Republican leaders have touted the legislation being by the House on Wednesday as a property tax Belief measure for Texas and many have campaigned on the the state can not afford to be cutting the property taxes that go to public schools at a time when many schools in Texas are facing budget The measure also would close loopholes in the states main business tax mat allow most Texas businesses to avoid BUSY CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Most violations were misdemeanors already confined in terms of space and you add the ingre dients of alcohol and illegal drugs and this is what you Villarreal Its a volatile With the heat people can get mad and nasty real After 3 is the worst By then theyve had ample time to consume alcohol and suffer effects of die NBPD had between 42 and 46 officers on duty July 4 to handle die swells of visitors that make their way to New Braunfels every We used every available man and woman we could muster Villarreal It was a exhaust OLD COINAGE SILVER JPollars CHOICE Under the proposed bill to swap property taxes for a higher state sales Texans who earn less than a year would be hit with the largest increase in new taxes at according to the study by the Legislative Budget Middleincome Texans who make between would be footing a million the biggest chunk of new Businesses would get a net tax reduction individuals would see a net the study the largest tax decreases would go to the insurance and real estate For whatever the insurance industiy seems to have a lot of friends in the Texas Legislature this said Democratic Pete Gallego of The service industry would see the largest tax While lawmakers are work ing on efforts to restructure the way the state pays for public the Texas Supreme Court will be hear ing oral arguments Wednes day on a lawsuit challenging the school funding dijstrictjudge John Dietz ruled last year that the system is financially ineffi inadequate and He said the gap between the haves and the have nots is too wide and could result in dire conse quences for Texas if the state doesnt provide adequate funding for all ing weekend for our Villarreal said two officers were injured and one was transported to McKenna Hospital emergency Officer Eric Cuellar momen tarily lost consciousness from the effects of and officer David Olson sus tained injuries to his knee and hip while pursuing two people on foot at Prince Solms Villarreal said though the weekend was a he was pleased with the way his force responded to the over whelming number of people and disturbances on the riv I am really proud of our men and Villarreal There were so few of us compared to the number of tourists and somehow we managed to do it all and keep them safe from each other and TEXAS CINEMA MARKETPLACE 12 651 Business IH 35 830 625 4400 GrMttt Canto Accepted lit KOK O ConccMiotu 65RV9L Custom Designs Blinds II I II I s I I I Kill LARGE DISCOUNTS ON CUSTOM DRAPERIES BED SPREADS I Kl tsliinalis in home 830 8992384 WITNESS CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Lawson I thought it was a joke at first talk to me on the phone and needed to come and speak to Lawson What did you learn was the problem Waldrip She had a friend who had an issue with child Lawson It was basically an argument about Childs had a Bena who believed he was paying too much child sup and wanted the mother of his Stacy killed to end the Lawson Lawson said she didnt ini tially believe Childs because she was a drama queen someone who sought to be the center of attention and was prone to I didnt see it as being she I spent most of my time Waldrip asked Lawson why Childs would approach her seeking a hit and the witness answered it was be when she was her father and another rela tive had distributed cocaine in another Her father had been killed in a she and her surviving rela tive spoke but never act ed desire to hire some one to HOMES CONTINUED FROM Page 1A FEMA considering change to flood map Investment Company does not plan to build in the flood plain along Alligator roughly 100 houses will back up to the floodprone Sabine representative Steve Walkup told commissioners the company planned to make slight changes and improvements to the creeks adding to its We feel like theres a diaj mond in the rough with the he We want to maintain the existing nature of the but no ones dis agreeing with the fact that a lot of water goes through Weve done extensive drainage studies the creek can handle In addition creek Sabine also has received a cer tified letter of map revision from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to A few days whom she had never asked to talk to her at a New Years Eve party at the Childs He followed her I You needed to talk to me Lawson He Samantha said you could help I have some business to discuss with Benavides told Lawson a woman he had a onenight stand with had a baby with him and was trying to force him to pay too much child Lawson said she told him to hire an attorney to dispute the and also recom mended he pursue adoption of the a He I want her I want her to Lawson Lawson she didnt believe the plot was real that Benavides was just but wouldnt about 14 or Lawson said Childs con tacted her and told her Bena vides would be in New Braun fels thefollowing weekend and had information he want ed to bring When Childs contacted her again that following Saturday and said Benavides would be in town to see Lawson that she became concerned the plot was When you heard from Samantha that day that Jonathon was what Samantha Jonathon Childs Benevides were you thinking Waldrip asked she Why were you panicked Waldrip Because I realized they were serious about Law son Lawson called her Mandy who lives with her New Braunfels police officer James Waldrip asked why she called Because she made me feel comfortable she did nt make me feel Law son She said shed told Reary earlier about being approached by but that both women decided upon reflection that the plot was not something When Lawson gave Reary die newest Reary told her friend she should talk to Within an hour recounting the story to Lawson said he had her on the phone talk ing to Within a couple hours of she met Rust redraw the floodplain reclaim ing several acres for Once they make the proposed adjustments to the FEMA will give them final approval on the map paving the way for final plat approval from the Sabine plans to donate 43 acres of floodplain to the citys Parks and Recreation Depart ment for a trail along the Company representative Keith Walkup told commis sioners negotiations would ramp up during the next few We are looking at possibil ities for grants to help develop the trail with our land donation making up the parks departments 50 percent matching he Despite Sabines offer to hire a grant writer to assist the city SEE IT YOURSELF download a PDF of the Oak Creek Estates mas ter go to Go the the bottom of the page and click on Oak Creek in obtaining funds for the parks devel o p m e n Anderson said he was skeptical of the develop ers intentions in donating the I just wonder if theyre try ing to shuck off a big respon sibility on the city with the maintenance of that new he Right area neighbors maintain repairing fences and burning comes down a Who will have to do that now and pay for it The city If the city decides to pass on the land the Oak Creek Estates Homeowners Association would take over maintenance of the a situation that has caused problems for other neighbor hoods with major drainage easements in their bound Residents along the Cypress Rapids Variable Width DRUGS CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Policy aimed at deterring use students be suspended from competition for their first three it allows the students to participate in extracurricular Edwards said the specifica tion is designed to keep stu dents involved while they undergo counseling and fulfill the requirements of their sus Student involvement is The concensus of the board was that this policy wasnt designed to be Lee Edwards NBISD trustee directly related to less disci pline better atten dance and higher Edwards This keeps them involved while theyre in treatment and gives chil dren an incentive to fully par The previous drug policy required a 30day suspension after the first positive a oneyear suspension after the second and a permanent sus pension after the third The list of testable sub stances includes ampheta anabolic bar mar opiates and Since alcohol was a sub stance already covered in the Student Code of Edwards said the board decid ed it would be redundant to include it in the drug testing and told him the story Rust asked her to go through with the meeting and created a fictitious hit man for Lawson to introduce Benavides At that did you agree to assist Detective Rust Waldrip Lawson said that she Had you ever been a police informant before Lawson Why did you decided to assist Detective Rust Waldrip Id already lost my father over a hit Lawson I thought it was At the conducted outside a local restaurant where Lawson she secured a cell phone number where the hit an undercover officer given the name could con tact I told him he was going to have to get a hold I was Lawson What did you mean Waldrip I was He was going to have to talk to Lawson in the Childs and Benavides were joking at their she They were making com ments about whacking each Lawson She never spoke to Bena vides Lawsons testimony contin ues at 9 Drainage Easement recently received a promise of at least in city funds to make improvements to their deteri orating In other the Plan ning Commission approved rezoning two properties on opposite ends of Common Street from residential and specialuse permit to com The property near the cor ner of Common 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