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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 15, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                1TW OCTOBER HERALD I SO TX 79903 780 4 ZEITUNG INSIDE READING PARTY Passport for Reading pro gram concludes with prizes for reading during the Page 2A UPDATES Tracking the news Updates is a weekly feature to give readers the latest infor mation on stories they have seen in the If you would like to see a story weve run call us at 830 or drop an email to news@heraldzeitung.com. Rezoning request pulled from agenda LAST WE KNEW Coll Street property owner Chris Mitchell asked the Planning and Zoning Commission to approve a specialuse per mit to allow the house to be used for overnight Commissioners denied his Mitchell had asked the citys Planning Depart ment to place his request on the next city council LATEST Mitchell pulled his request from the city coun cil agenda say ing he did not realize an overnight rental would cause so much Assault charges filed in bullying case LAST WE KNEW Sandra Coop ers New Braunfels Middle School eighthgrader was attacked in class after the teacher stepped out of the room for a was assigned to the districts alternative LATEST Cooper filed Class C misdemeanor assault charges against her sons attacker with the municipal DA gives documents to Keams lawyer LAST WE KNEW Suzanne DeWalt was tak en into custody 10 and is being held in Comal County Jail on charges of hindering interfering with child custody and kidnapping after taking her to Mexico rather than turn him over to her LATEST District Attorney Dib Waldrip gave documents pertaining to the case against Kearns to her attorney in a pretrial hearing NEXT District Judge Gary Steel will set a November date for a pretrial NBHS band earns honors in contest LAST WE KNEW The New Braunfels High School march ing band took first place in the Class 4A division and three firstdivision ratings at the 1 Rough Rider Marching Con test in San New Braunfels also was judged against all 5A and 4A groups for caption awards and won Outstanding Horn Line and Outstanding Color LATEST The Unicorn Band won the 4A division of the Rocket Review Marching Contest held Saturday in band also received trophies for Out standing Color Guard and Outstanding NEXT The band will perform in the first level of Universi ty Interscholastic League the regional marching contest Monday at Alamo Stadium in San New Braunfels performance begins at 5 Admission is FORUM SOUND OFF Readers write about Herald Zeitung rodeo VFW and Mideast Page 4A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 281 18 2 sections CK i Partly cloudy High Low 87 65 Details1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS 41 COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2B FORUM 6A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 7A TV GRIDS 3B Search continues for killing suspect By Ron Maloney StaffWriter The New Braunfels police detec tive searching for a suspect in a 2004 stabbing death says the man might have returned to New called on him Fri day to give himself Police Detective Bob Parchman said he continues to chase down leads into the whereabouts of Leroy who has been on the run since the killing of Diego and his 16yearold brother were stabbed at about after a confrontation at River Park The boy recovered from his but Saenz died near the scene after seeking help at a nearby apart The killing was the first in New Braunfels in more than two AT A GLANCE I A timeline of the investi gation can be found on Page New Braunfels police arrested suspect Adrian Guerrero within 24 hours of the A second Christopher Andrew turned himself in a week who police think wielded the murder has never been Its been almost a year since the date of this and weve been following up on every lead possible to no avail at this Parchman said Shortly after the Comal County Crime Stoppers offered a reward for Parchman said he would ask the See Page 3 Leroy Suarez SHOWING SCHOOL SPIRIT Clockwise from a group of Canyon High School students cheer on the Cougars with BEAT LT painted on their chest while most fans left the football game Canyon Cougar father Dan Ward stands and raises his hat to the players coming off the field to the schools alma mat 2yearold Cheyanne Thompson sits in her fathers lap and cheers on the Cany9n Cougars during Friday nights football Canyon lost to Lake For more see Page Photos by MANDY HeraldZeitung Iraqi capital hit with blackout on eve of vote By Hamza Hendam Associated Press Writer sabotaged power lines plunging the Iraqi cap ital into darkness and cutting off water sup plies on the eve of a landmark vote on a constitution that would define democracy in The charter hammered out after months of bitter negotiations is sup ported by a ShiiteKurdish majority but has split Sunni Arab ranks after lastminute amendments designed to win support among the disaffected In Friday sermons across the the message from Shiite pulpits was an unequivocal but it was not so clear cut in Sunni Arab from no and vote your Amid security Iraqis were hun kered down for most of the day in their with the streets of the Iraqi capital almost empty hours before a 10 curfew and the country sealed off from the outside world as borders and airports were closed for Saturdays The widespread power outage hit soon after when Muslims break their daily fast during the holy month of leaving Baghdads skyline black except for pinpoints of light from private Water also ran out in homes in some parts of the capital and water pressure The insurgents took out several electrical towers between the northern towns of Kirkuk and 180 miles from said Mahmoud an Electricity Ministry He could not say how they were See Page 3 Fall Festival to feature several land events By Ron Maloney StaffWriter Extreme sports fans who like to get it done in the dirt or in the water will converge on Texas Ski Ranch this weekend to finish the Fall Festival rained out in September by Hurricane The ski ranchs largest event of the the Fall Festival includes an auto show and bikini with live music provided in The wakeboard and mini moto events will attract some of the worlds top competitors who will be vying for more than in cash and And when competitors arent on the moto track or in the the facilities will be open to spectators to participate in their favorite extreme This is one of our two big events of the said Blake spokesman for Texas Ski located off Interstate 35 See Page 3 DIDYOU FALL FESTIVAL EVENTS Cable Wakeboard Competition 10 Saturday and 4 H Texas Pit Bike Pro Challenge Saturday Bikini Compe tition 8 Saturday HI Boat Wake board Compe tition 9 Sunday Police search for missing money from Recreation Department By Leigh Jones StaffWriter The New Braunfels Police Department is investigating the disappearance of from the citys Parks and Recreation The contained in one deposit went miss ing sometime during the first two weeks in Septem ber while it was being trans ferred from the depart ments safe to the Finance Manager James Wilson discovered it had not been recorded by the bank when he reconciled the departments deposit logs with the banks deposit The money was placed in a bag and See Page 3 BLUEBONNET Jeep IS THE DIFFERENCE i Up www bbmotors full I RtJ I Factory KtttoHbby Hard To Find 180062072581   

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