New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, April 1, 2007, Page 2

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

April 01, 2007

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 1, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Sunday, April 1, 2007LOCAL DIGEST UPDATES V Tracking the news'BULLRUN' UST WE KNEW: New Braunfels firefighter Jason Wallace and his teammate Jake Keeton were in second place on the reality TV show "Bullrun." UTEST: The pair, who are driving Wallace's Ford F-150, were in third place at the end of Tuesdays show. NEXT: The show airs at 9 p.m. Tuesdays on Spike TV.Herald-Zeitung Have a story or issue you would like to see an update on? E-mai' your update request to news@ and make sure to put "Update” in the subject line. SNAPSHOT: HIGH BIDDERS Former AG Morales leaves halfway house MIRANDA LAINE/Herald-Zeitung Zina Meeker, left, walks around the silent auction tables at the New Braunfels Rotary Club's Founder's Day Celebration at the Kay Harrison Auditorium onThursday. Proceeds from the event will go to New Braunfels Rotary charities. Have a snapshot of a family event you would like to share with Herald-Zeitung readers? Send them to news@ For good reproduction, photos must be in jpeg format and at least 200 dpi resolution. SAN ANTONIO (AP)—Former Texas Attorney General Dan Morales became a free man Friday, getting about six months trimmed off his four-year sentence on accoimt of good behavior, authorities said. Morales, 50, was a two-term attorney general from 1991-98 who helped win a $17 billion settlement against big tobacco companies, a i 2002, he unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination for governor. The courtroom victory against big tobacco was eventually Morales’ undoing. He admitted to falsifying a contract so that a longtime friend and lawyer could personally profit from the settlement. Morales had contended that Houston lawyer Marc Murr was due $560 million from tile settlement. In October 2003, Morales was sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to get men-tal-health counseling and pay more than $330,(XX) in fines. In December, he was released from federal prison in Texarkana and placed in a halfway house near San Antonio, authorities said. After his release, he has until the middle of next week to report to his probation officer. He will be under supervision for three years. “No matter who it is, him or Martha Stewart, they all got 72 hours to report,” said foe Ed Canales, chief federal probation officer for the Western District of Texas. Morales also must pay $ 146,112 in income tax liability to the Internal Revenue Service, $36,000 for his three years of federal supervision and $155,000 for the court-appointed lawyer who defended him. CERAMIC *#)< TILE OY SQ.FT. LAMINATE A #|C FLOORS i»ysQFT THE FLOOR DEPOT (210) 731-6273 6210IH-10W. (210) 731 6236 Man sentenced in death of UT student IO Year High School Reunion NBHS Class of 1997 Place: The Springs in New Braunfels x Date: June 30, 2007 • Time: 7pm - 11pm Cost: $20/ person by check or $21 / person through PayPal Send checks (payable to Class of 1997) to: Suzanne Fischer Lindt; 2281 Waterford Grace; New Braunfels, TX 78130 Use PayPal account: nbhs_ 1997(fl, We will have food provided and a cash bar. Payment must be received bv May 15, 2007    i Contact Suzanne at nbhs_1997C«' with any questions. AUSTIN (AP) — A San Antonio man pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and has been sentenced to 16 years in prison as part of a plea bargain in the shooting death of a 22-year-old University of Texas student, authorities said. Under the agreement, Jason Chacon, 22, will testify in the trials of two other defendants in the death of William Ehrhardt III. He must name anyone involved and produce the testimony of a specific unnamed person who can corroborate his story. Chacon had been facing a capital murder charge. Alexandre Cunningham, 20, and Rudolfo Napoles II, 22, still face capital murder charges. Officers found Ehrhardt fatally shot in his West Campus apartment on Halloween in 2005 while responding to his 911 call reporting an attempted break-in. J Fir# Mountain Business 35 at Guadalupe River Every Sat. 9-3 • 4th Mon 4-JO Johnny Car mo's- NR 13041. Common Every Tm. 4-10 % Pc* (tops (joy 9rnt a (WPtj can rf 0* 9nf quieti in n dint* PptIinp<; you 9cnf Fcnulifuf wpm, 90, we 9nw tliew thm. Perhaps (Jon 9poke (fir hinder u/oitdf; 49 any (jiticnd GOU(d 9atj, Pcihnpc ijou woe not thew of off Juct thought ofj u9 (hot Xotj. Tt hofei'e.i ijou did to eon9ofe on* heo*t9, TFe thonl? tjou so much Pi ^Ifatj (jod -RCe99 Tjou. 'The tjomifij o( fj if be* to TJ." Pap i” wMonfineg, 0*. OFFENSIVE DRIVING TICKET DISMISSAL INSURANCE DISCOUNT Johnny Carino's - San Marcos 1207 IM 35 (Hwy 123, axil #204) I st A 3rd Sat 9-3 DbiviSah or Tixas CMis-cnu 830-935-4037 Custom Designs & Blinds HIGHEST QUALM YV* L O W EST PHI C E S Custom Draperies, Bedding, Blinds, Shades & Shutters 80% OFF 2” Wood Blinds • 75% OFF Cellular Shades & Vertical Blinds 35% OFF Custom Shutters • 25% - 35% OFF All Drapery Fabrics Classifieds CLASSIFIEDS MORE IN IT FORYOU www.Herald-Zeitiing.Com Aoros Sections News Sports Business opioid... ..... REGION IN BRIEF From staff and wire reports CALDWELL COUNTY FARM PROGRAM SIGNUP DEADLINE EXTENDED - The County Executive Director for the I lays-Comal County Farm Service Agency, Jacob Chapman, announced the sign-up deadline for the 2007 Direct and Countercyclical Program has been extended to Aug. 3 from June I. A late-file fee of $ I OO will be assessed only for farms enrolled after Aug. 3 and before Sept. 30. The U.S. Department of Agriculture computes program payments using base acres and payment yields established for each farm. Direct payments provide no incentive to increase production of any certain crop, because the payments are not based on producers’ current production choices. Producers receive direct payments at rates established by statute regardless of market prices. For more information about DGP and other FSA programs, call the Hays-Comal County FSA Office at 512-398-4176 or visit HAYS COUNTY OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE WARRANTS ROUNDUP — Hays County sheriff’s officials are urging anyone with an outstanding warrant to take care of it quickly.    ,    ,f    ,, Deputies will be con-. ducting a warrant roundup “in the near future,” officials said, adding that it will include a county wide sweep. Anyone who suspects they have a warrant can call 512-393-7810 to make arrangements. FREE ESTIMATES (830)899-2384 Canyon Lake, TX 78133 Gary & Nita Martin • 35 Years in Business Take an Active Role in a COPD Research Stud lf you are 40 years or older, are a current or past smoker, and experience symptoms from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, you may be qualified to participate in a reserach study of an investigational medication. lf qualified, you may receive at no cost: • Study-related medical exams and lab tests • Stud^-related medication • Compensation up to $1075 tor time and travel For more information, call (830) 609-0900 CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH Quality PhMmaxzeutUxil Research/ 705-A banda St. • New Braunfels, TX 78130 Cross Lutheran Church and School 2171 F,. Common Street • New Braunfels, TX 78130 • 830.625.3666 EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE 6:30 AM EASTER BREAKFAST 7:30 AM EASTER CELEBRATION SERVICE 8:30 AM EASTER EGG HUNT 10:00 AM EASTER CELEBRATION SERVICE 11:00 AM COME AND WORSHIP! Invest in a Culligan Water Softener and receive a FREE Culligan drinking Water System better water, pure and simple.” 830-626-8791 Ofter expires April 30th, 2007 Dealer participation may vary Not valid with other offers. I Marketplace HU. VO.. MHU* HO ME I ^ MORE IN IT FOR YOO www. Herald-Zeitung.Com HOWTO CONTACT US Herald-Zeitung    ^ew Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, P.O. 707 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130    0rawer 311328, New Braunfels, TX. 78131- (830) 625-9144, fax (830) 625-1224    1328    Delivery    problems: Published on Saturday, Sunday mornings ^scribers who have not received a and weekday mornings Tuesday through    repaper by 6 a.m. Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels Herald-    Fr,da*    8"d Sunday Zeitung (USPS 377-880), 707 Landa Street,    can cal! (830) 625 9144 or PO. Drawer 311328, New Braunfels,    Staff    directory Comal County, Texas 78131-1328.    _    _    _ ,. Periodical postage paid by the New    |?0U8 ’ on*y, Editor a™1 Publisher Braunfels Herald-Zeitung rn New    Ext 201^ [email protected] Braunfels, Texas.    Gerard MecCrossen, Managing Editor . ,    Ext 220; [email protected] Carne, delivered'totanlurf    J****C',cula,tion Dl,sc,0r’Ext 228; Guadalupe cremes:    jt«.ler®herald-re,tuns coe, Three (3) months......................................$39    Chuck £ver8 Marketing Director, Ext. 208; Six (6) months...........................................$59    [email protected] One (I) year...............................................$99    Valerie Shields, Business Manager Mail delivery outside Comal County in    Ext. 202, [email protected] Texas.    H*nrY Coello, Production Manager; 830- Three (3) months......................................$45    625-5232 [email protected] Six (6) months...........................................$75    Nydia Perez, Graphic Department One (I) year.............................................$145    Manager, Ext. 205; nperez@herald- Mail outside Texas: Six (6) months...........................................$95    Classified advertising, call 625-9144,    ext. One (I) year.........................................r.$175    216; display advertising, call 625-9144,    ext. Postmaster: Send address changes to the    2681 obituaries, weddings, engagement anniversaries, call 625-9144, ext. 213. NEW BRAUNFELS (NOON) LIONS CLUB THANK YOU JOHNNY CARINO'S RESTAURANT for donating food and manpower on 3/15/07 to make the New Braunfels (Noon) LionsClub 1st Spaghetti Dinner a ROARING success! As a result of over HOO meals served to patient patrons, over $7,000 will he donated to the New Braunfels Lions Charities. The "Lions Share" of the money will go to fight blindness worldwide. Pediatric Urgent Care Minor Emergency and Urgent Care for Children Open lpm to 9pm - 7 Days A Week • Board Certified Pediatric Specialists . X-Ray and EKG On Site Illnesses, Injuries, Physicals, Vaccinations Most Major Insurances Accepted rn to ii years 17323 IM 35 N, Suite I113 • _(210)    656-HURT    (4878) % f ;