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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 20, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas                                APRIL ZEITUNG SPORTS BASEBALL Victor of tonights New BrauhfelsCanyon game can get a leg up in race for the District 264A Page 6A NEWS AIRPORT Local airport officials worry that proposed transmission lines at the facility could affect Page 3A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 137 16 2 sections C K 5O0 www j High 78 Details DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS M COMICS 28 CROSSWORD 21 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS M Another campaign treasurer in hot water Ben Smiths sign supporting the recall of Councilman Ken Valentine sits on Smiths District 6 property after he says he caught Valentines wife and campaign treasurer trying to remove DAVID Herald Zeitung Claudia Valentine accused of removing recall signs RECALL valentine By Suzanne Ashe The HeraldZeitung A second New Braunfels election campaign treasurer got caught Wednesday in a potentially embar rassing position when she pulled up an opponents campaign sign at 545 Comal Ben who owns a vacant lot in District said Thursday he caught Claudia Valentine at his property pulling up a Recall Valen tine sign funded by the Keep NBNB The latest inci dent comes after Keep NBNBs treasurer Robert Lee III was arrest ed Sunday on sus picion of driving Ken Valentine while He resigned his position Wednes She pulled the sign threw it down and ran for her Smith said of the second sign hes place on his He said someone removed the first sign When he confronted her Wednes Smith said she told him she had permission from her Councilman Ken to take the sign Ken Valentine fighting a recall election in District 6 over his stance on river said Thurs day he thought Smith told him to See Page 8A Senate approves replacing TAKS with other exams Local educators agree with concept From staff and wire reports AUSTIN states highstakes standardized exit exam would be history for high schoolers under a bill the Texas Senate unani mously approved The legislation would replace the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills with annual exams in four core subjects for students in grades 9 to Younger stu dents would still have to take the standardized The highstakes nature of the TAKS has been lambast ed by teachers and who argue that too much classroom time is spent on preparing students for the Students take the exit level test as juniors and must pass to The which next goes to the House for See Page 8A Photos by DAVID Candace Walker shows off some of the roses that will be for sale this weekend at Gruene Market Days for the Knock Out cancer roses Assault suspect takes stand in own defense finds beautiful way to honor fight cancer By Suzanne Ashe The HeraldZeitung Candace Walker looked lov ingly at a trailer of colorful Knock Out Roses Thursday before she takes them to sell at a memorial benefit honoring Sally Kingsbury this Satur day at Market Days in The roses are more than plants to they are love ly reminders of her who passed away from soft tissue sarcoma cancer in December 2005 at age Sally was like a cheer she She was a See Page 3A The Knock Out rose is called such because of its tough foliage and The hardy plants are known by gardeners for their brilliant colors and drought By Jessica Sanders The HeraldZeitung A former New Braunfels resident charged with sexual assault of a child said his stepdaughters claim of rape was a lie that spun out of Anthony Wayne took the stand Thursday while on trial for the sexual assault of his then on lune 1 dont know why she would have said it was said who testified Anthony Wayne Martin Arboretum renamed for New Braunfels couple By Suzanne Ashe The HeraldZeitung Thursday was a big day for New Braunfels residents Bill and Dolores Were Bill Schumann Im overwhelmed at such an honor having the arboretum named after New Braunfels Mayor Bruce Boy er told an audience of about 150 New Braunfels area garden club city council members and city officials who gathered at Landa Haus that he couldnt thank the Schumanns and the garden clubs enough for their The couples devoted efforts to the city was the reason behind city officials naming the Landa Park Arboretum after Boyer Its people like you the peo ple who get involved that make our city what it is he The arboretum came about when Dolores president of the Guada Coma Garden Club in brought to the attention of mem bers the many different species of trees growing in Landa accord ing to arboretum The idea came from a trip to Dolores Schumann said See Page 8A Thursday that he moved near San when she got in trou she would come up with a lie but when she was confronted she would tell the This I dont think she real ized the scope of what she See Page 8A and Dolores Schumann are congratulated by relative Ron Braeuer at Landa Haus before the two were honored at the Arboretum dedication cer emony Thursday DAVID HeraldZeitung The Uptown is a Qreat Place for Entertainment or Just a Nice Evening Out Downstairs in 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