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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 31, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas JANUARY 3t 2007 Newspaper of the Year SPORTS NEWS BASKETBALL HOME RULE New Braunfefs holds on for 5046 win over Page 6A The Bulverde Home Rule Charter will go before voters with no new Page 8A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since jctions 5OO 69 18 2 sections CLICK 1 Chance of rain High Low 49 45 Details 2B i DEARABBY I CLASSIFIEDS M i COMICS 3B CROSSWORD Ji I FORUM 4A j OBITUARIES 3A j SPORTS 6A I TV GRIDS 41 Burglars trash memories of slain Marine By Jessica Sanders Staff Writer Stereo equipment and even military swords can be But Rose CameroGiil cannot forgive thieves for desecrating her sons It was a picture of him and his but they just burned his face she That was just Marine Corps Steven Patrick was killed in Iraq on July CameroGill said that her son was inspired to join the military after the 11 terrorist n If you have any Information regarding this contact Rex Campbell at e After he I bought that house as a haven to house soldiers who were being treated at Brooke Army Medical CameroGill I wanted it to be a way for them to have fun and get out of the A friend found the residence had been bur glarized when he checked on CameroGilTs Canyon Lake vacation home on Rex Campbell of the Comal County Sheriffs Office said CameroGills in the 100 block of Fawn was burglarized sometime between 25 and Thieves took several including military artillery and two commemorative coins presented to CameraGill after her sons She said she thinks the burglars probably were looking for drug as many of the items stolen could be pawned Howev the vandalism is more difficult for Camero Gill to There was a Marine Corps flag on the ceiling that they deliberately tore down and an American flag that they deliberately threw on the she Maybe they were anti I dont Campbell said hes hopeful that spreading the word about the crime will help bring the burglars to I think that its but I have absolutely no leads right he Im quite sure theres some kid telling their I got this sword from Jesse down the CameroGill said the most painful part of the experience was the apparent disrespect for the country and for her I want these people caught and she My son died for this and this is just so sad for an American Curbside controls Ordinance would limit parking on public roads By Suzanne Ashe Staff Writer New Braunfels City Coun cil is trying to declutter the citys public streets by ing two separate ordinances regulating where and for how long large and recreational vehicles can park The first ordinance that the council is considering would put time limits on parking commercial and recreational vehicles on public The second will regulate parking and storage of motor and recreational On the council approved the first reading of an ordinance that set a one hour time limit for commer cial vehicles to park on public streets and a fourhour limit for noncommercial vehicles to Former mayor Adam owner of Color said the limits dont allow contrac tors enough time to do their if someone is servicing your youre restricting them to one he Cork said if the ordinance utilities workers and contractors who take their work vehicles home will be adversely What about NBU vehicles Perry considers 4 local attorneys for 433rd judge Photos by DAVID An ordinance being considered by the New Braunfels City Council would put a time limit on how long commercial vehicles could be parked legally on city A sepa rate ordinance has been proposed that could limit where recreational vehicles or travel trailers could be and all those bluecollar work ers who bring their vehicles home with them he referring to the citys utility I think council needs to put a lot more thought into Cork said that by passing the the council would overlook working class citizens in New I cant believe thats the intent but if it is the its not being fair to the working Cork Thats un See Page 3A By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Four local residents are vying for the position of 433rd district Stephanie David Susan Patterson and Dibreil Waldrip are being considered for appointment by Governor Rick The general jurisdiction court for Comal County was established by the Texas Leg islature on Katherine a spokeswoman for the said the office has been taking appli cations from candidates since and there is no deadline for the judge to be The will wait until he finds the right per son for the she Comal County is served by three judicial dis The 22nd and 207th I Stephanie attorney and candidate ai TfVfc i in Jj j j Susie Comaf County treasurer At Dibrell judicial districts process cas es from Caldwell and Hays while the 274th district includes Guadalupe and Hays The three district judges will continue to rule on cases in Comal County See Page 5A Valentine s race organized for the love of kids By Verrill StaffWriter Instead of packing on pounds eating chocolates this Valentines residents can burn calories and support programs to help local children by running in the first Childrens Advocacy Center of Comal Countys Valentinesthemed five kilome ter this This is our major fundraising event of the Advocacy Center Executive Director Trendy Sharp Our goal is to get at least 400 childfriendly environment llie nonprofit organization was estab where children who have suffered abuse lished in The center offers a com can go for necessary The Texas Department of Childcare Services received reports of child abuse and neglect in Its intimidating and traumatic for who have already been through an to have to go to the police sta tion or district attorneys office for an Sharp explaining the need for the center as an The interview at the advocacy center is taped and can be used by Child Protec tive Services or during a trial so that the child does not have to testify in The group helped more than 100 See Page 3A Macias named to three committees By Ashley Verrill StaffWriter New Braunfels area District 73 State Nathan Macias will have a chance to make a name for himself as a fresh man legislator during upcom ing Pensions and Invest Rules and Resolutions and Transportation legislative committee House Speaker Tom Crad dick assigns representatives to committee positions according to seniority and the committees listed on each members preference said Legislative Refer ence Library librarian Pene lope Most freshman dont get any of the committees they ask so I feel really fortu nate that I at least got referring to the Transporta tion He would not comment on the choices he did not but said he is pleased with all of his assignments See Page 5A CO BLUEBONNET tiltmat tow
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