Sunday, January 14, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 14, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas January 1 2007 REGION GION A I 1 anrluuiro rennrts DIGEST From staff and wire reports KERRVILLE POLICE WARN OF VEHI CLE BURGLARIES Kcrrville police are warn ing residents not to leave valuables in vehicles after i rash of Kerrville Police Chief obn Young said vehicle burglaries usually are offenses of opportunity and happen very We should not provide be he Roll up the windows and lock your car even in your According to Kerrville Police Joe it is possible that the same group or individual is involved in three burgla ries that occurred The burglaries occurred in the 800 block of the 800 block of Water Street and the 100 block of Al Mooney GALVESTON METER ERRORS COST CITY Parking meters are a pain for any one who cannot remem ber to have a stash of quarters on hand when making a trip downtown and theyve become a pain for the city With this in and at the request of down town business city officials installed credit card processors on some of the areas busiest The cashless referred to as payanddis play are easy to use swipe a enter a time limit and never worry about having lo dig for Parking meter atten dants simply insert an electronic paddle into the meter toread the transac tions and cany the data back to the finance depart ment for The operation is only problem is it does not and tbe city is missing in bad transactions during fiscal CARPET 691 UPDATIS Tracking the news MLK CLOSINGS It wont be business as usual Monday for everyone in New Braunfels and Comal County as several offices will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King The Post Commissioners Court and all Comal ISO schools will be New Braunfels ISO schools and the citys offices will be open as Have a story or issue you would like to see an update on Email your update request to and make sure to put Update in the subject SNAPSHOT FOULWEATHER RAMS jiWV A 7 tf DAVID Soccer fans dont let a little drizzle stop them from enjoying a game at Weston Fields on Friday Have a snapshot of a family event you would like to share with HeraldZeitung readers Send them to For good photos must be in jpeg format and at least 200 dpi Texas elected leaders to take oath of office StaffWriter Texas Rick Perry and David Dewhurst will take their official oaths of office 10 The ceremony will be broad cast on the Internet for the first time in the states The onehour ceremony can be accessed at the gover nors Web governor on Tuesday morn ing starting at Supreme Court Justice Wal lace Jefferson will swear in Perry and Dewhurst on the south steps of the Texas State during one of the only joint sessions between the House and the Senate during the 80th legislative The 80th regular session began 9 with the swearing TXU one bf several companies helping to foot bill for inaugural 10A in of all House including freshman legislator District 73 Nathan Perry became the third longestserving governor in Texas history on with days in He was lieutenant governor prior to his election to gover nor when George Bush resigned to become His recent reelection allows him to serve until January him from to 1 longest serving States first black district attorney ready to work DALLAS AP Craig Watkins had no luck getting hired as an assistant at the Dallas County district attor neys Now he runs the Watkins is the states first black district He took over an office this month where a prosecutor once produced written guide lines for keeping minorities off The victory fulfilled a dream for a South Dallas defense attorney and business owner and the first Democrat to hold the post in 20 He failed twice at being named an assistant He has no prosecutorial experi ence but is brimming with Im thankful for the fact that they never would hire WOOD Si FLOORS J I THE FLOOR DEPOT IS 125 IH35 I Mm HIIMIII LiHir 16WI 210 7316273 210 7316236 If they Id be just like one of he As if to show hes not one of he made headlines by firing 10 highlevel prose Watkins is a imposing man with a strong will to He seems a bit uncomfortable with the media but answers questions with almost star tling Robert executive director of the Texas District and County Attorneys Asso said he has found no record of any previous black DAs in the LESSONS AGES 10ADULT LEARN HOW TO PAINT CLASSES START 16 Downtown New Braunfels CASA DE LINDA ART STUDIO 8306245302 Watkins told The Associated Press during a recent inter view that diversifying the staff of more than 200 prosecutors is among his highest priori The biggest change at the district attorneys office in Dal las County is that it is going to look like Dallas he For a long time the lead ership in the district attorneys office has all been white He seems genuinely sur prised that his precedentset ting election victory has gained so much Somebodys telling me every day that this is a big he I just didnt figure that it was that big of a It was going to happen one I actually think its kind of a dis grace that it took this long 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