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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 21, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas FEBRUARY ZEITUNG Newspaper of the Year SPORTS BASEBALL Canyon baseball runrules San Antonio Christian in season Page 6A LIFE KITCHEN KIDS Area students prepare to show off their culinary skills as part of a county home making Page IB Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 87 18 2 sections K WWW j B Sunny High Low 79 52 Details 2B DEAR ABBY 4B CLASSIFIEDS St COMICS 3B CROSSWORD 38 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS 4ft Funding cut endangers local program By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter Shirley Grant was struggling to pay ing her rent this past May after becom ing ill and was forced to give up her job as a social worker at a nursing With little to no Grant applied for and received help from a program that pays her that program is in jeopardy because federal funds were cut this Nadine executive director of the city of New Braunfels Housing said her agency will stop accepting applications for the wait 200 residents must wait for housing vouchers MMmNPOMMATM To earn more about the Housing Choice voucher call the New raunfels Housing Authority at ing list for the Housing and Urban Developments Housing Choice voucher program on Its unfortunate that HUD cut the funding for this particular she In one month we took almost 200 We have those 200 people who will be the clients at some point this but no time Housing Choice vouchers allow families with very low income to choose and lease or purchase decent and affordable housing pri vately according to the HUD Web The 200 applicants who have already signed up for the waiting list will be able to take advantage of the program sometime within the next 12 but Marbach said there are no guarantees they can plan It could be anywhere from two to nine months from she Marbach said the housing program generally has enough than million a year that assists 300 families each month in Guadalupe and Comal counties but this the program received only percent of the million for which it is We thought in February it was a new year and wed get 100 percent Marbach Its supposed to increase every year but that didnt Grant said the housing program has been important for her and she advised others who apply to be on the waiting list to remain Dont just give on perse she It will come They the New Braunfels Housing Authority dont want to stop taking Im sure they would like to fulfil everybodys need they just cant right Taking stock of the help Police Woman faces no charges Paperwork dumped in trash receptacle Photos by DAVID Duane Williams of New Braunfels is a longtime volunteer at the Comal County Junior Livestock ensure yearly success of livestock show By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Duane Williams becomes a New Braunfels spends most of the year as a father and owner of Al Pest when the Comal County Junior Livestock Show rolls he steps into a new role as the stock show associations vice president of By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter New Braunfels Police Department investigators said Tuesday that no charges will be filed against a local businesswoman whose tax and notary paperwork were found in a Dumpster on Sat Crime Analyst Libby Rine hart said detectives discussed the case on Tuesday and declined to press charges they it was determined there was no criminal intent on Yolanda Longorias Longoria owner of Yolandas Notary and Tax Ser which she operated out of her New Braunfels home since 1991 said Saturday she was unaware that items from her storage unit were being sold after she failed to pay rent on the storage build one local man who said his papers might be among the records found by New Braunfels police in the Dumpster thinks Longo ria is at Jesus of New said he helped his brother fill out Immigration and Naturalization Service paperwork with Longorias My Social Security num my wifes were on the he Theres all kinds of stuff that could happen with my I think Longoria should be liable for Herrera said he will call police and ask them to return his paperwork to It doesnt make me feel comfortable with my stuff out he If I can recover I would feel bet New Braunfels polke were called to Memorial Self Stor age at 1890 Walnut on Saturday afternoon to investigate reams of paper work found in a Dumpster See Page 10A I just tend to the buyers and make sure they have everything they he I organize the volunteers and we make sure the buyers have enough food and anything they Williams said he doesnt mind that most livestock buy ers know him as Hospi because its his job to Duane known during the week of the junior livestock show as volunteered at See Page 10A the show for Australian company to move headquarters New Braunfels native prepares to vie for council seat By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter Richard threw his hat in the ring for the New Braunfels City Coun cil District 1 seat a New Braunfels said he is ready to take on the challenge of representing District I am prepared to jump in and do my part to make sure that New Braunfels will remain a city that our children are proud of and will want to call he Zapata said he served in the Air Force for nine Since Richard Zapata he has worked in the retail market in management positions in Central and South I am currently responsible for risk management in a fourstate area for For tune 500 he Zapata said he moved away from New Braunfels because of his military career and has lived in various and diverse See Page 10A By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter The citys development board approved incentives last week to help a pool man ufacturing company move from San Antonio to New Founded in Leisure Pools operates its headquarters in San Antonio at a plant near Inter state 10 and White Leisure Pools Director Paul Pusztay said his com pany has outgrown the space and chose to move to New Braunfels because of its prime With 135 corridor expo sure in a growth it is a choice Pusztay People would be able to see the facility with its I BLUEBONNET Jeep I To learn more about Leisure visit their Web site at eightfoot inground pools at the Pusztay said Leisure Pools employs 20 workers at its San Anto nio He said he plans to build a facility in New which would employee 42 workers at aboveaverage Pusztay said 50 per cent of those hired would come from Comal or Guadalupe The New Braunfels Indus trial Development 4B See Page 10A Ikl KS s Antnutl llsttl it Urnivnl IS THE 8664461243
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