Sunday, February 4, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 4, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas THE SUNDAY FEBRUARY 2007 HERALDZEITUNG Newspaper of the Year SPORTS SWIMMING Young teams from New Braunfels and Canyon reach their goals at Region VII Page IB BUSINESS NEW SALON Australian native set to offer his hair styling services seven days a week starting Page 6A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 73 34 5 sections CLICK j Mostly sunny High Low j 8 B 70 42 Details 3B DEAR ABBY 3E CLASSIFIEDS 1D COMICS 5C CROSSWORD SC FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS IB TV GRIDS 236 Funding river management overshadowed By Suzanne Ashe Staff Writer Two ordinances on methods of funding river management nearly have been eclipsed by the stir caused by other One recommendation made by the river committee is for the city council to pursue legislation Container cooler size taking spotlight regarding the Hotel Occupancy Tax rebate from the state as a means of funding river John chairman of the Riv er Activities said its one way to assess and quantify the impact the tubers have on the local We just have to figure out a way to do he Weve just been addressing other issues we have just such as bad behav ior and Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce President Michael Meek said the river committees recommendation on funding was for the city to somehow get that It would be of great interest to a lot of he Right now theres no such We do know that the majority of summertime visitors are coming for water but are they going to Schlitterbahn See Page 10A Runners with heart Burglary has local residents surprised Deputies continue their investigation By Ashley Verrill StaffWriter The 17yearold suspect arrested Friday in connection with a Canyon Lake burglary and destruction of military memorabilia from a womans late son would not give Comal County sheriffs inves tigators any motive for the crime during authorities said Rose whose Marine Corps Steven Patrick was killed in Iraq on July had been allowing soldiers on leave from Iraq to use her weekend home in the 100 block of Fawn Drive while their bodies On a friend of CarneroGills went to check on the home and discovered the house ransacked and many items Amid the a photo of CarneroGills son was found burned and an American flag had been thrown to the After news of the break in many local residents expressed sympathy for See Page 10A Photos by MIRANDA Participants in the Childrens Advocacy Center of Comal Countys first Valentines Day 5K fundraiser take off on Landa Drive for the start of the threemile course Saturday Group reschedules immigration forum 300 attend fundraiser for county advocacy group By Verrill StaffWriter Chilly temperatures didnt stop hundreds of Texas run ners from participating in the Childrens Advocacy Center of Comal Countys first Valen tines Day 5K fundraiser Saturday Were really impressed with the turn said Trendy executive director of the who arrived at the race site at We had a lot of great sponsors and ended up with more than in raffle Organizers estimated 300 leggingand mittenclad jog gers signed up for the five kilometer race and onekilo meter kidrun that circled through Landa Park and a sur rounding The See Page 7A Jacksyn of Prairie throws his arms in the air as he crosses the finish Jacksyn placed third in the childrens 1K From Staff Reports A previously scheduled immigration forum with Congressman Lamar Smith will take place Mon however the congress man will not Comal League of Women Voters rescheduled the forum after icy weather con ditions prevented them from hosting it The event will take place from to 8 at the New Braunfels Public Library at 700 Common a former immigra tion committee prepared a presentation for I To learn more about the Comal League of Women Voters or the visit Iwv or call 8309354594 I The free public immi gration forum will take place from to 8 Monday at the New Braunfels Public 700 Common the event that a spokesman for Smith will accord ing to LWV San Antonio immigration attorney Nancy See Page 10A Two New Braunfels men throw hats into ring for District 2 council seat Goodner says he could bring management skills to position By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter Mark Goodner has thrown his hat in the ring for the New Braunfels City Council District 2 Incumbent Councilwoman Beth Sokolyks term expires in said District 2 residents need representation that is informed and knowl edgeable and will take a commonsense approach to the needs of the he The city council should rely on the input of the citizens to create the vision of what New Braunfels will become and work diligently to make this vision a Goodner Goodner said this is his first foray into city and that he is eager to serve the residents of District Ive never been in city gov ernment he Im used to managing organiza tions as a tax consultant and streamlining tax departments for large I think I could bring some of those management skills to New Goodner said much of New Braunfels See GOODNER Page 7A Mark Goodner Former 4B board member says he wants new opportunity By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter Jay Patrick launched his campaign today for the District 2 New Braunfels City Council seat that will be vacated by Councilwoman Beth Sokolyk in Patrick said he will officially kick off his campaign in front of New Braunfels City Hall at 9 The time is right for a new vision and eager new leadership in District he has served on several city boards and commissions in New he he include the ethics commis the New Braunfels Industrial Development Cor poration 4B the New Braunfels Airport Advisory board most the Roadway Impact Fee Advi sory in which he served as vice I believe 1 am uniquely lav Patrick qualified to serve the con jay Patrick stituents of District 2 and the city of New Braunfels due to my diverse serv ice to this community on city boards and See Page 7A AN AMBWN OOWTUN 83O6O63451 Al IN IHI lODAVSPAIl 1 beat any price 725 SOUTH WALNUT NEW BRAUNFELS Certified USED VEHICLES i1 num GMAC 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