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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 11, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas THE SUNDAY MARCH 2007 Ap Newspaper of the Year HERALDZEITUNG SPORTS BASIBALL Teams ready for district play follow ing tournament Page IB NEWS Went worth bill could see Texans paying for informa tion available under public information Page 10A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 103 36 5 sections CLICK a Tstorms High Low 72 61 Details 3B DEAR ABBY 3E CLASSIFIEDS ID COMICS SC CROSSWORD SC FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS IB TV GRIDS 231 Two wrecks slow FM 306 traffic RIGHT Canyon Lake personnel move a stretcher transporting a man who was injured in an wreck Saturday near the intersection of Farmto Market 306 and Purgatory BELOW Traffic backs up on FM 306 after the two which occurred less than 100 yards 4 Two airlifted following close car wrecks By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter Two unrelated collisions on FarmtoMarket 306 sent two men to the hospital Saturday The first wreck occurred when a 53yearold Cedar Creek man lost control of his Harley Davidson motorcycle about near the intersection of FM 306 and Purgatory Department of Public Safety Trooper Rodrigo Lleverino He was riding northbound with a motorcycle group and a car was turning in front of him on one of the residential he He tried to stop too fast and his bike started He said the motorcycle went across the southbound larie of 306 and rolled over the rider before landing in a roadside The 53yearold rider was airlifted to University Hospi Photos by MIRANDA Trooper Rodrigo Lleverino investigates a wreck Saturday on FM 306 where a Harley Davidson rider veered off the road and crashed near Purgatory tal with nonlifethreatening Lleverino While the trooper was investigating the motorcycle a twovehicle collision occurred less than 100 yards I was at the first scene and I heard some Lleveri no A Cadillac sedan was traveling south on FM 306 about when the car was struck by a Jeep Grand Cherokee turn ing from northbound FM 306 onto Purgatory The driver of the Jeep said she did not see the Lleverino On Saturday he was still investigating the inci dent and was not able to release the identities of die people See Page 11A Ethics rules silence council Recall election will require officials to abide by citys rules barring campaigning By Suzanne Ashe StaffWriter ity with 424 signatures of reg istered voters in District more than enough to call for an Public statements of sup port such as a recent guest column in the HeraldZeitung by District 2 Now that Ken Valentine is officially fighting for his Dis trict 6 council his council colleagues will have to stay out of the cal COUncilmembers Councilwoman Valentine said OTC prohibited Beth Sokolyk Friday that he from taking part in and District 5 will not resign his fu rnanaoprnpnt Councilwoman council seat and will face a recall attailS Or political Kruegers recent Campaign of any radio appeal in The city coun other municipal Valentines favor cil will vote Mon day on a resolu tion ordering a special retail election to be held on May After the council rubber stamps the recall Valen tine will begin campaigning to keep his council On March City Secretary Michael Resendez told the city council that his office had ver New Braunfels City Charter last Tuesday on will be prohibited because the New Braunfels City Charter Ethics rules prohibit such Section of the munici pal code states that current members of city council who are seeking reelection may engage in any campaign See Page 11A Council separates out river issues to special meeting Recall election resolution on Monday agenda cooler rules on Wednesday slate By Suzanne Astra StaffWriter The New Braunfels City Council will hold two meet ings this a regular meet ing at 6 Monday and a special meeting at 6 in order to address issues other than those concerning the which the city currently City staff said last Friday that Mondays meeting agen da will focus on business that is before the council without mention of the river ordi The cooler and flotation devices ordinances will be dis cussed Wednesday at a spe cial council the city council will consider and approve a resolution ordering a special election on May 12 to consider See Page 11A School board to reconsider Good Friday makeup day By Jessica Sanders StaffWriter New Braunfels Independent School District trustees will consider returning Good Fri day to the holiday schedule during their regular meeting April Good was designated by the district as a but also as a bad weather makeup Because of ice storms in Janu students currently are scheduled to attend school on the Friday before More than residents and church leaders signed a petition submitted to NBISD officials Monday requesting that April 6 remain a board president Bill Biggadike said school offi cials were made aware of the situation a few weeks before they received the peti While the NBISD student code of conduct allows stu dents an excused absence for religious school offi cials said the makeup day probably will be The board will consider two alternative makeup days March the first Monday of NBISDs spring or May a Also trustees will consider allowing New Braun fels Middle School to offer high school See Page 11A RIVER SEASON ARRIVES WITH WARM WEATHER Chris McCool of San Antonio and David Henderson of Bulverde cut across Prince Solms Park with their canoe to take advantage of the warm weather and join the early season floaters on the Comal River on Saturday New Braunfels City Council will again take up the issue of cooler and flotation devices on the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers at a special meeting set for 6 Wednesday in council 424 Castell MIRANDA lAHVi HeraldZeitung Turbo Tax for the web is back tint CewMMwtal As I niiiil As I ex a isc lo he a customer lo use oui se 1656 46 V lit I 2661 Member
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