Friday, May 25, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 25, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas V W MAY HERALD ZEITUNG SPORTS San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan is having another excellent Page 6A NEWS POLICI CHIIP Citys new chief not under investigation surrounding incident in Haltom official Page 2A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 167 18 2 sections CLICK j 50 chance of storms High Low 83 85 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 38 CLASSIFIEDS M COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 21 FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 8A TV GRIDS 31 rTmrmir n I t imiHinrili Minim H ij Ilin III I m t iinini imi 1111 FI iiiniiiiiiiiiMiiiiinwTHiyrniWTyiiiTrniiiiii nil IIITHP Former banker to serve 15 months in jail Limmer must pay in restitution By Mark Koopmam The HeraldZeitung Former New Braunfels Councilwoman Lynn Limmer was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in a federal prison for bank According to statutory Limmer could have faced up to 30 years in jail and a fine of up to million for stealing more than from her former First Com mercial Bank in New Braunfels in the who was following sentencing looked at Limmers prior record she has none and the fact she admitted to the cooperated with FBI investi gators and was willing to make such a large and imme diate restitution said Gail courtroom deputy to Judge Orlando Gar Garcia was the presiding judge in the which was heard in the San Antonio divi sion of the District Western See Page 9A Lynn Limmer 2006 Lynn Limmer resigns let 6 council teat the held for 2006 First Commercial Bank officials confirm they are looking into allegations of embezzlement involving 10 customer 2006 Comal County Criminal District Attorney Dlb Waldrip confirms hie office la involved in the case and that Limmer Is the sole 2006 Limmers Comal County sheriffs Jimmy passes a polygraph test to determine hit knowledge of the alleged December 2006 Waldrip asks the FBI to take over the October 2006 Attorneys off Ice officials say they have decided to pur sue L M November 2008 Limmer agrees to plead guilty to one count of bank fraud for stealing from First Commercial May 2007 Limmer will begin serving her 16 month sentence She Will report to a federal prison by Walking into the real world prepare for their life after high school By David Saleh Rauf The HeraldZeitung For the 2007 graduating class from New Braunfels High Thursday nights commencement ceremony at Strahan Coliseum in San Mar cos simply wasnt the end of a long journey it was the beginning of new chapter in their Im glad to get on with a new part of my Im ready to be said 18 yearold Colby I feel weve been prepared all this time and now theyre finally sending us out on our Before a crowd of nearly who graduated magna cum laude and plans to study chemical engineering in the fall at the University of Texas at was one of 350 seniors from New Braunfels High School to trot across the stage for the last time as a This was preparation for our real he But for at least one of the new graduates hesitation about the real world already has set Im real scared about col said graduate 18year old Molly Its a new step the end of one but the beginning of who plans to study broadcasting at Texas Photos by MONTY New Braunfels Independent School Board of Trustees President Bill Biggadike presents valedictori an JaeAnn Dwulet with her diploma during commencement ceremonies held Thursday evening for the 2007 New Braunfels High School graduating State University in San Mar preoccupied herself Thursday night with other I was worried about falling and twisting my she I Before the graduates valedictorian JaeAnn Dwulet gave an emotional urging the the popular the the and the rest of the graduating class to make the most of Do Enjoy life and Dwulet See Page 9A New Braunfels High School Marine Corps JROTC Color Guard member Hunter watches as the 2007 graduating class enters Strahan Coliseum in San Marcos on Thursday Widow dreads Memorial Day Local woman honors life of husband killed 1 year ago By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung Jennifer Funkhouser is dreading the first anniversary of her husbands Army James Alex the 35yearold father of two died on Memorial 2006 while deployed with the Army in He was a compa ny commander with the 4th Infantry Divi sion as well as a part of a team that trained the Iraqi his Iraqi CBS cam eraman Paul Douglas and CBS soundman James were killed when a vehicle borne improvised explosive devise deto nated near his HUMVEE during a reconnaissance oper CBS news corre spondent Kimberly Dozier also was severe ly injured in the Although continues to mourn the loss of her beloved she also cele brates their life togeth a life and a love that began with a profes sors decision to alpha betically arrange the seats in his My maiden name is and in was attending what is now Texas State Uni versitySan A fourpart series leading up to the first anniversary of Army Alex Funkhousers death in Today Jennifer and Alex Saturday Sunday Alex is killed Jennifer faces life without first Memorial Day CBS Kimberly Dozier meets See Page 3A Weather could dampen Memorial weekend plans By The HeraldZeitung New Braunfels residents and visitors might be looking at a soggy Memorial Day Karen park host at Rio Raft on River said the Memorial Day holi day is always a Coming out here on Memorial Day is always a crap but it shouldnt keep people from coming she Nothing severe is called its intermittent the See Page 10A Boating safety urged this summer DAVID Army Corps of Engineers park ranger Judy Scott takes a spin around Canyon Lake on Thursday By Buzanna The HeraldZeitung Judy Scott has seen her share of deadly accidents on Canyon Lake in her 29year career as a Corps of Engineers park She said all park rangers have stories they would rather Children are the she recalling a time when she was at the scene where a 4yearold child drowned while an 8yearold child was watching When you see it she Watch your stay close not picnic table arms length Scott joined experts Thursday at the Canyon Lake located off of Texas from the Corps of Texas Parks and Wildlife See Page 10A