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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 16, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas 1 MAY ZEITUNG SPORTS Spurs Robert Horry gets twogame suspension Suns lose two starters for Page 6A NEWS CANYON LAKI Army Corps of Engineers is hosting its annual informational meeting for area Page BA Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since CL 159 18 2 sections I i e 30 chance of storms High Low 85 61 Details2B DEARABBY 4B CLASSIFIEDS COMICS 3B CROSSWORD M FORUM 4A OBITUARIES M SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS 41 Potential police chiefs meet with officers By Susanna The HeraldZeitung The finalists for the New Braun fels police chief position met with city leaders and police officers Tues Robert a patrol lieutenant with the Houston Police Depart said he and his family love the atmosphere in New Its a good community atmos Mock I like to tailor things around community Ronald assistant chief of Final selection to be made by official says police with the Hal tom City Police near Fort said his family has visited New Braunfels for more than a I loved New Braunfels before I he Its a unique city and I love the her Everett City Manager Mike Morrison said 72 people applied for police chief before city officials narrowed the applicants down to I think we have a couple of strong he Mock is married and has two young He said he has been working to move his family from Houston to a smaller community to raise their We are looking he Mock has worked for the Houston police since when he joined as a patrol according to his He worked as a crime analyst and correspondence liaison Robert Mock from 1996 to chief of staff and sergeant of police in support servic es from 2002 to and patrol lieu administrative support and acting division commander since Everett is also married and has one who is married and lives in he Everett said he wants the position for two It a professional organization he And because ofwhat See Page 8A Spring football Canyon High School Cougars take the field Tuesday to run through drills during the final week of spring football t i A rea coaches are putting their teams through the motions football Smithson Valley will hold its final scrimmage on while New Braunfels and Canyon are staging their annual spring games This week were issuing progress reports on each taking a look at the Unicorns the Cougars on Thursday and the Rangers on Smithson Valley Rangers stretch at the begin ning of practice Photos by DAVID New Braunfels High School Unicorns show their strength on defense dur ing practice Friday wraps up spring training for area high Questionable asphalt contractor has left town By Mark Koopnumt The HeraldZeitung CANYON LAKE A month after nearly losing to an outoftown Randy Gribbin of Canyon Lake knows his newly paved asphalt driveway will definite ly have to be Only this time Im taking my time and have had several local and reputable asphalt contractors out to take a look at the squarefoot Gribbin said Tues the Eden Ranch resident said his troubles began in midApril when he agreed to let an outoftown asphalt contractor pave his driveway at what he believed was a huge before the contractor finished the Gribbin did some research and realized he might be the victim of a scam Straight away I saw places looked very he said of the asphalt on the drive From a distance it looks but on closer inspection its paper thin and you can kick the asphalt right off the After researching I was amazed to find there are people called asphalt gypsies who do exactly what was happening to Gribbin contacted his canceled his check and called the Comal County sheriffs office to file a Detectives from the criminal investigations See Page 8A Local firefighter finishes in third By Mark Koopmam The HeraldZeitung After more then 10 weeks of waiting and won a local firefighter answered the burning question on many peoples minds Tuesday New Braunfels firefighter Jason Wallace and teammate Jake Keeton came in third place after the two made it through the final episode of the reality television show The television show is based on a famous road race that runs from Montreal to Key See Page 8A Best in state 2 women injured in Texas 46 crash From Staff Reports Two women escaped serious injury Tuesday afternoon when their vehicles collided at the inter section of Texas 46 and Farm to Market New Braunfels police officer Chris Peltier said a 72 yearold woman on FM 2722 failed to yield the right of way at the The van hit a 28yearold woman driving a Volk swagen Jetta who was traveling west on Texas Police had not released either womans name Tuesday Traffic in all directions was tied up for about 30 minutes while officers cleared the Peltier said both accident victims were taken by ambulance to McKenna Memorial Hospital for treatment of minor DAVID Two women were taken to the hospital Tuesday with minor injuries after a minivan collided with this Volkswagen on Texas First Commercial N A Is I iithHiultiil s Stop in and register to win a Hatscreen TV valued at Drawing will be held an Thursday May lit
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