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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 14, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas January 2007 HERALDZEITUNG Page 7A Man charged after missing boys found AP Shawn Hornbeck and Ben Ownby disappeared years and 40 miles Police were stunned to find both and appar ently the same sub urban Louis The shocking development Friday was hailed as a miracle in two rural Missouri com munities where Shawn was 11 when he disappeared on 2002 and Beaufort 40 miles to the where hadnt been seen since get ting off a school bus Monday A routine search warrant led police to investigate the Kirkwoodf apartment Michael an Imos Pizza manager and parttime funeral home Hd was charged with firstdegree kidnapping and held in Franklin County Jail on million An elated Franklin County Sheriff Gary who headed the search for began a nuws conference Fri day by telling We have somt good news and we have sortie probably unbe lievable The key to finding the boys was a beatup white pickup truck spotted by a school mate of Bens who got off the bus at the same The friend saw the pickup speed ing away about the time Ben vanished from the gravel road near his On Thursday Kirk wood city police officers were I serving a warrant on an apartment complex when i they noticed a white truck matching the They contacted j Franklin County sheriffs office and determined where the owner of the truck then searched Devlins home Friday and found the After being reunited With their both boys were taken to SSM Cardinal Glen non Childrens Hospital in Louis for Hospital spokesman Bob Davidson said both were in good The boys were smiling and appeared very pleased to be with their David son Obviously the fam ilies were incredibly tickled to have the boys Its a thrilling Bens Loyd told The Associated Press he was escorted to the Franklin County Sheriffs Department with Bens He said Ben was delighted when he saw his His eyes lit up like silver Bailie Everyone broke into tears and Bens parents embraced him as tightly as they Bailie Ben seemed in good but was Sheriffs deputies brought in sand wiches and a honey bun and Ben instantly devoured the Bailie Photos by DAVID Above A San Marcos home located at MLK Drive and Luck Street lost its roof and nearby trees were uprooted when high winds tore through parts of the city about 7 Below Rain pours into one of several buildings occupied by Thermon Manufacturing in San Marcos after high winds ripped off roofs and left debris from the destruction scattered WIND CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Winter storm heads toward area One of our meteorologists who lives in San Marcos told us that although it looked like straightline winds caused the it could have been a weak F0 or Fl Pat spokesperson for tin1 weather services office in New Braunfels There were no indications of a torna do on our radars when the winds Larry warning coor dination meteorologist at the National Weather Service New Braunfels traveled to San Marcos late Saturday to check exactly how he winds caused the and to determine ifit was caused by a tornado or McDonald said straightline winds are caused when a strong thunderstorm creating a sudden outpouring of When that air hits the ground surface winds push it horizontally up to 60 or 70 miles per he They were the unfortunate recipients this he said of San Marcos These storms are not a freak of You see them a lot in The winds did damage police headquarters and gave one officer a One officer reported seeing a funnel Melissa Mille communications man ager for the San Marcos Police Department He was in his car and was picked up and tossed around Police and emergency work ers were forced to conduct business out of the citys Emer gency Operations Center on auxiliary power at police head quarters alter electric lines were blown down along Mille cam The highway was reopened just before 10 she We called in all city public parks and electric and they are all out doing damage In addition to the high San Marcos recorded five inch es of rain in two and a half Flooding made several roads in San Marcos impassable and they were barricaded by Other damages reported in San Marcos on Saturday include a section of the brick facade at San Marcos police headquarters that appeared to have Part of the roof from a neigh boring Thermon which ended up on top of police cars in the nearby police parking Millecam said no monetary estimates on the damages were She said it will take several weeks to assess the cost of the Several homes on Centre and lindicott streets and West Mar tin Luther King Drive had seri ous to moderate damage attributed to high Mille cam While city crews continued cleaning up and restoring they braced for a possible winter storm headed for the area late Meteorologist Bob Fogarty with tiie National Weather Ser vice in New Braunfels said the winter storm could bring as much as one inch of ice accu mulation by Winter weather causes delays at Dallas airport HEARING PROBLEMS A B HEARING AID DALLAS AP Flight delays and cancellations out of DallasFort Worth Inter national Airport were expected Saturday because of an Arctic cold front mov ing through Texas that could bring sleet and ice to North Texas and oth er parts of the With freezing rain expect the airport has declared a winter weather air port spokesman Ken Capps Airlines are expected to start deicing their planes around 6 which likely will lead to delays throughout the That will slow things down throughout the Capps Crews are standing by to treat runways and roadways if We are truly hoping its a one day icesleet event and then its About 60 flights were can celed Friday Capps American Airlines can celed flights Friday night to Tulsa and Okla homa City because those cities already have snow on the ground and are starting to get freezing spokesman Tim Wagner About a dozen flights were diverted to other American will probably run about half of our opera Well just have to see wnat Mother Nature has in Paula Berg Southwest Airlines spokeswoman tion through maybe mid 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