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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 14, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                APRIL SPORTS BASIBALL New Braunfels baseball team defeats Page 8A NEWS SEGUIN A 27dayold girl died at a San Antonio hospital and authorities say her father caused her Page 2A ZEITUNG Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 131 20 2 sections CLICK I Mostly sunny High Low 74 42 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS M COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 21 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS TV GRIDS Storms kill at least one in Dallas area Staff and wire reports DALLAS AP A storm moving across North Texas on Friday killed at least one injured at least five others and caused significant dam age to buildings in and around Fort authorities A man was killed at a lumber yard in Haltom City after a pile of wood fell on top of a Fort Worth fire spokesman He was pulled out from beneath the debris but died before paramedics could get him to a i windy weather expected to replace rain today Five others suffered minor injuries at a grocery mainly from flying authorities They declined to be transported to area The storm also damaged some businesses in an industrial park Fort Worth police spokesman Dean Sullivan Forecasters with the National Weather Service in New Braunfels anticipated severe thunderstorms throughout the night Friday with parts of the Hill Country seeing large Damaging winds and even isolat ed tornadoes were expected to be possible in the The severe weather should clear out today leaving warm but windy conditions in its weather offi cials but not before the storms knocked out power to parts of New Braunfels on Friday Television news footage showed storm damage in an industrial park in Haltom City that knocked about a dozen tractortrailers on their The Valley Missionary Baptist Church there was A National Weather Service mete orologist said there was almost cer tainly one tornado that touched down in Tarrant Trained storm spotters saw what was likely another tornado in northern Dallas Some HeraldZeitunfl customers might have received todays edition later than usual because area storms knocked out power to the papers production facility on Industrial Drive late Friday We apologize for any The meteorologist said officials might not be able to determine if See Page 10A Train show were committed to keeping the museum running and folks can just come by and join us if they want Ron New Braunfels Railroad Museum volunteer Sexual assault in spotlight during month of April By Suzanne Ashe The HeraldZeitung Victims of sexual assault in Comal or Guadalupe coun ties can find solace knowing they have a safe place to go and someone who under stands their situation to lis The Crisis Center of Comal located at 1547 Common offers safe har bor to anyone in need women and Danny executive director of the crisis said the center has been at the same location since 1986 and is one of only four cen ters that advertise their We dont try to hide our he We did change our name from the Womens Crisis Center to the Crisis Center because we do see some men who have been Perez said in the past four or five theres been a rise in people requesting their services because the Childrens Advocacy Center of Comal County and the Sexual Assault Nurse See Page 10A Photos by DAVID TOP Miniature hobos are set up to watch a passing train on a model railroad layout on display at the 20th annual Model RailrpadTrain ABOVE Jason Wahl sets up his Lionel modular layout at the Elks Lodge on Friday after noon in anticipation of todays enthusiasts host 20th annual railroad show Model railroads of all sizes and scales will be on display at the 20th annual Model Railroad Train Model railroad supplies and railroad memorabilia will be for sale at the civic canter along with model layouts in various scales at the Elks By Mark The HeraldZeitung Train enthusiasts of all ages are expected to gather at the New Braunfels Civic Center today as the 20th annual Model Railroad Train Show pulls into The oneday spon sored by the New Braunfels Historical Railroad and Mod elers runs from 9 to 5 The group is a 21 yearold nonprofit organiza tion dedicated to the preser vation of railroad artifacts and said Jerry Garteis who is the societys jam boree vice Tickets cost for adults 18 years and for teenagers ages 13 to 17 and for children ages 5 to And with every childrens the kids will receive one free admission to the minia ture railroad at Landa Garteiser Thats worth all by Funds will go toward the upkeep of the New Braunfels Railroad which is housed within the former International Great North Missouri Pacific and Union Pacific The at 302 San Antonio is fittingly next to the railroad tracks where trains used to stop before pas senger service to and from See Page 10A DAVID The Crisis Center of Comal County helped 365 abused individuals in Center officials said they expect that number to be greater this 160year city tradition continues with Folkfest By Mark Koopmaiw The HeraldZeitung A weekend of honoring German and local heritage as well as days gone by begins when the Kinder masken a 160year old starts at 10 in downtown New The walking parade fea tures children dressed in Ger man costumes from various time An hour after the hundreds of people are expected to make their way to Heritage Village where the 21st annual Folkfest starts at The Heritage Society of New Braunfels is pleased to once again sponsor immediate past president Bob Knoll adding that he is looking forward to a weekend of fun and he of Com mercelike Activities on the 11acre site at 1370 Church Hill Drive include living history See Page 3A   

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