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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 15, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas MAY 2007 SPORTS San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns slug it out for a place in the Western Conference Page 7 FORUM SOPHIINBURQ Landa Park holds many secrets to New Braunfels Pago 4 ZEITUNG Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 158 14 1 section CLICK I SO0 i Walnut extension goes before city council By Aaha The HeraldZeitung The proposed extension ofWal nut Avenue from County Line Road to Klein Road will be the focus of a New Braunfels City jCouncil workshop meeting at 6 Representatives of Klotz Asso the engineering firm hired by the city to design the are scheduled to present a pre liminary report on its findings on how best to extend the The engineering firms recom mendation is the city select the Shortterm plan Is to connect County Klein roads wKh twolane thoroughfare proposed road alignment that has the shortest turning radius and that aligns with the boundary of the new Klein Road Elemen tary School The western portion of the Walnut Avenue alignment right of way has already been dedicated or is soon to be according to the Klotz said it recommends the roadway alignment that is the most cost since it has a slightly shorter overall length than other proposals and long pipe extensions would not be necessary for The firms recommendation for the roadway alignment report edly has the least right of way acquisition and parallels the drainage According to the this option would not require curbing or storm piping thereby reducing short term con struction For the roadway Klotz recommends a section that pro vides a two lane option without combined with four foot bike lanes and includes drainage ditches on both The project is an extension of the existing Walnut from County Line Road to Klein The report states that the citys longrange plan is for a fivelane major with four12 foot a 14foot center turn See Page 3 Photos by DAVID Ingrid mother of Bradshaw ol New Braunfels who was killed with five members of his Stryker Brigade squadron May 6 m holds his military identification tags and a portrait of her deceased son Bradshaw will be buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio on Relatives recall Tony Bradshaw as intelligent young man who loved being with his family By Gerard MacCrossan The HeraldZeitung Tny Bradshaw was in deployment Thats how his older brother Alex Pitts described how being in the army had affected the 21yearold infantryman killed along with five of his squad members by a roadside bomb in on Sun May His brother home on emergency leave from deployment in said that coming back to the United States is a cul ture shock for soldiers serving in the Mid dle When his family saw him two months he was partway through his extended deployment which would see him return to Iraq where he would make the ultimate At the back pf your you know youre going Alex I Mourning a son and brother When Bradshaw returned to jlraq on March he went to fulfill his JHis Strkyer squad had been attacked before during their stints in Mosul and jnow i Born Anthony Mitchell he was younger than twin brother Samuel by 10 his mother Ingrid Lee said Mon She last spoke to her son May He told me he had ordered some shoes and he wanted me to send them on to she The next we got the but it was too Tonys younger sister Anna said once the Army chaplain delivered the news to her who was babysitting for her grand news spread quickly to Tonys family and They will gather Wednesday afternoon to bury him at Fort Sam Houston National Members of the late Tony Bradshaws family pic tured holding his picture Monday in New From left Sam Tonys Sams wife his father Jimmy his Ingrid his sister Anna Bradshaw and his brother Alex When he joined months after Alex and a week behind enlisted as an We all wanted to go in and be Alex We wanted to something unique to the The infantry is something unique to the Thats the Bradshaw was a family his mother See Page 6 High Low 92 63 Details DEARABBY 10 CLASSIFIEDS 11 COMICS CROSSWORD FORUM 4 OBITUARIES 1 SPORTS 7 TV GRIDS 10 Finalists for police chief job named Candidates came through ranks in Houston forces By Suzanne HeraldZeitung The two finalists for the New Braunfels police chief will be in town this week for the final round of The candidates are a patrol lieutenant with the Houston Police and Ronald assistant chief of police with the Haltom City Police near Fort City Manager Mike Morrison said the remain ing candidates display qualities that fit with what New Braunfels city commu nity organizations and citizens said they want ed in a new police I think we have a couple of strong candi he Mock and Everett are scheduled to meet with the city council on Tuesday and have their final interview with Morrison on Morri son According to Mocks he has worked for the Houston police since when he joined as a patrol See Page 3 Speaker faces coup attempt By April Caatro Associated Press Writer activists are working to rally the troops behind beleaguered House Speaker Tom report edly facing a rare coup attempt as the Texas Legislature pre pares to A GOP activist in Central Texas sent out an urgent plea to the party faithful this week end aimed at heading off a vote to vacate the In parlia mentary that means Tom Craddick depose the There is reportedly a move ment in the House to call for Speaker Tom Crad dick to vacate the wrote Skipper Wal legislative chair of the Texas Republican County Chairmens This move would greatly empower the Democrats in the next See Page 6 FIND IT IN OUR MORE IN IT FOR YOU Search
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