New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, May 18, 2007, Page 3

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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 18, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas I Paid advertisements VIRGINIA FAYE ELLIOTT MACKEY WHINNERY 1923-2007 Virginia Faye Elliott Mackey Whinnery, age 83 of Oklahoma City, departed this life on May 13,2007 in Oklahoma City. Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Friday, May 18, 2007 in Memorial Park Funeral Plome. Private family entombment will follow in the Memorial Park East Mausoleum. Ms. Whinnery was born December 2, 1923 in Say re (Beckham County), Oklahoma. She was the daughter of Walter Northcutt and Anna Frances Sallinger Elliott. A 1940 graduate of Sweetwater High School, she was a basketball player and a national standout in 4-H activities. She married James Fields Mackey in Raton, New Mexico and they lived at the Continental Carbon Camp near Sunray, Texas. Virginia received her Bachelor's and Master's Degree's in Educa- tion from West Texas State University in Canyon, Texas with numerous post-graduate teaching certifications. She taught for nearly 40 years in the Texas Public School System. This included educational activities at Dumas, Amaril-lo (Lawndale and Hillside Elementary Schools, Kilgore Children's Psychiatric Hospital), and New Braunfels/Comal Elementary Schools. She was the first teacher to be selected for integration of the previously segregated Amarillo Schools. Upon retirement she lived in Amarillo and Dumas, Texas and subsequently in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She left a legacy of many students that grew to be successful, educated citizens of the United States. She is survived by a son, James Elliott Mackey Whinnery; a daughter-in-law, Angela Whinnery; a grandson, Chance Whinnery; a son, John Clark Whinnery, Jr.; and cousins, Leonard Weaver (wife Mae), Lillie Patton, and Lloyd Joe Patton. SALLY KRAFT-ARENAS Sally Kraft-Arenas went to be with the Lord May 16,2007 at the age of 60 in Marion, Texas. Sally was born January in death by her father George Kraft and a brother David Kraft. A visitation will be held Friday, May 18, 2007 from 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 RM. with a rosary to be held at 7:00 RM. at Colo- 3, 1947 to George and Doris nial Funeral Home. Funeral Kraft in Cutler, 111. Sally is survived by her husband: Jesse Arenas; mother: Doris Kraft; children: Kimber-ly Carlton and her husband Bryce, Keith Rogers and his wife Maria and numerous step-children; brother: Kenneth Stegall and his wife Geraldine. She was preceded services will be held Saturday, May 19, 2007 at 10:00 A.M. at Colonial Funeral Home with burial to follow at Selma City Cemetery #1. Arrangements under the direction of Colonial Funeral Home 625 Kitty Hawk Universal City, Texas 78148 (210) 658-7037. TROY GENE MCCUTCHEN, JR. Troy Gene McCutchen, Jr. passed away on Monday at his residence at Canyon Lake at the age of 48 years. Visitationwiilbefrom 9 a.m. until 12 nopn Saturday at the Zoeller Funeral Home. Services will be Saturday May 19,2007 at 12:00 noon at the Zoeller Funeral Hqme. Services will conclude at the funeral home. ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals & Cremations HENRY C. LAYTON Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zoeller Funeral Home lor Henry C. Layton, 77, of New Braunfels, who passed away Thursday May 17, 2007, at his residence. Today's services 615 Landa, New Braunfels (830) 625-2349 Maria Asuncion Meza, noon, Mass, Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, New Braunfels. Woman pleads to killing 5-month-old FORT HOOD (AP) - A 24- said she shook her, slammed year-old Texas woman pleaded guilty Thursday to beating to death a 5-month-old Fort Hood girl whom she was baby-sitting, authorities said. Donna Michelle Forbes could be sentenced in July to life in prison, U.S. Attorney Johnny Sutton said. She remains in federal custody. Forbes was baby-sitting die girl in July and could not get the infant to stop crying. She her twice to the ground and punched her in the back, Sutton said. After picking up her daughter, the child's mother noticed bruising on her face and realized she was struggling to breathe. She took her to the hospital, where she died two days later. A call to Forbes' lawyer Thursday was not returned. TEXAS CINEMA If May 18 -23 * MARKETPLACE 12 651 BUSINESS LP. 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The event, held at the Canyon Lake Action Center in Sattler, was a way to update residents about the status of both the Canyon Dam and lake, Lake Manager Tim Horn said to a group of about 20 people. "We've been holding this type of public information exchange for at least three years," Horn said. "It's a good way to communicate some of our recent projects and goals for the upcoming year." David Sandoval of Canyon Lake, who calls himself "a recent transplant from Galveston," said he attended the meeting to find out what is going on around his new hometown. "I bought the plot of land-where the house I built now stands - more than 20 years ago," Sandoval said. "I'm interested in finding out as much as I can, and where else to go than the source itself?" The two authorized purposes of cialsl kfor reat season MORE INFORMATION The following information also was mentioned at Thursday's meeting; As ofThursday, the release rat from Canyon Dam was at 580 cubic feet per second. j^-- ^ * ir- --m f i Recent repairs to the dam's spillway and spilling basin are complete. All parks and boat ramps are open and are in excellent shape. Construction continues on rest room facilities in Crane's Mill Park, _ v _ '_____ No boaters drowned on Canyon Lake in 2006. Canyon Lake and dam, located on the again Guadalupe River at Mile 303, are flood control and water conservation on the Guadalupe River Basin. Secondary purposes are public recreation access and natural resources conservation of project lands and waters, Horn said. "The dam was at a low drought point (this past) December," Horn said. "But, after two recent significant rain events in March, we had a full open release of 5,000 (cubic feet per second) on April 26. That's the first time we were able to . do a full open since December 2004. It is just one example of how quickly things can go from drought to Hood and back 99 When the flood pool level is 909 feel above sea level, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are responsible for the dam's operation. Normally, when the level dips below 909 feet, the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority controls the rights to the water in the conservation pool of the lake. However, under a temporary agreement, GBRA currently is controlling the flow when the water reaches 910 feet "For about nine years, GBRA has asked the Corps of Engineers for a temporary, seasonal one-foot deviation in the elevation levels," Horn said. "The purpose of the extra toot of water is to assist downstream recreation. We're now in the middle of a three-year study to possible make this temporary deviation from April to September permanent." After Horn finished his presentation, several park rangers discussed the agency's volunteer and water safety programs. "Some of our goals for this year include completing the restroom under construction at Crane's Mill Park and also work on other projects as funding becomes available," Horn said. "Safe Boating Week is from May 19-28, so we'll continue to focus on promoting safe boating practices." Mark Koopmans can be reached at mkoop-mans @ et writers to more CHIP fundin AUSTIN (AP) - House and Senate budget writers approved almost $90 million on Thuis-day to make it easier for Texas families to enroll in the state's low-cost health insurance for children of the working poor. The money is contingent on the passage of legislation to streamline enrollment in die Giil- dneiis Health Insurance Pragram The House overwhelmingly approved the bill last month, and a key Senate committee OKed a similar version Thursday. Under the legislation, families would have to re-enroll their children every year instead of every six months, and a 90-day wait period would be removed. The legislation also loosens an assets test used to verify that families were poor enough to qualify. Conservatives in the Senate have resisted the 12-month eligibility period, but adopted it in a committee meeting late Thursday with a caveat-families at the top of the eligible income scale would be subject to automatic electronic income checks every six months to ensure they still qualify. CHIP families likely wouldn't know that the income verification was happening, said Sen. Kip Averitt, R-Waco, who offered the Senate compromise legislation. CERAMIC 4f}R DEPOT *ti� **e vr ^n Antonio 15125ln:55 N. (lMitr OiiMt)tLwPl604J ; (210) 731-6273 ,6210 IH-10 W. 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