Thursday, June 28, 2007

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 28, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas mi W W V JUNE HERALD ZEITUNG SPORTS DRAFT DAY Greg Oden or Kevin Ourant expected to be top pick in tonights NBA Page 5A STATE Marble Falls hardest hit by latest no floodrelated fatalities have been Paga 3B Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 196 16 2 sections v CLICK 500 40 chance of rain High Low 89 70 Details 1B DEAR ABBY 3B CLASSIFIEDS M COMICS 2B CROSSWORD 2ft FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A TV GRIDS 3B UPRIVER 6A Canyon High hires new principal Brad Brown comes to Comal ISO from Peartand High By Laura Blawftt The HeraldZeitung The Comal Independent School District board of trustees approved a new prin cipal for Canyon High School late in Wednesday nights school board Brad who has 18 years of experience in public will begin working July Parents and staff of Canyon High are encouraged to attend a meetandgreet session with Brown and his family Mon July 2 from 68 in the school Brown said he is very excit ed about joining the Canyon I look forward to working with the staff and community to maintain Canyons tradition of excel he Marc CISD said he believes Brown will help take Canyon High to the next Brads experiences as a secondary classroom teacher and administrator at the mid dle and high school levels will benefit the Canyon commu Walker Canyon Highs former prin Bob retired See Page 3B Brad Brown Has been principal of Pearland Junior High South since Worked as associate principal end assistant principal at Clear Creek High School from Holds a bachelors degree in secondary education from University of Southern Indiana and a masters degree from the University of HoustohClear MONTY Judy Chantos Were right smack dab in the could ruin why we live out here the quiet and the Chantos Comal County resident who voiced apprehension about the Outer Loop Were looking to plan for the Like all things can change over the but youve got to start Friesenhahn Texas Department of Transportation planning San MONTY Judy Friesenhahn Outer Loop project stirs emotional reactions By David SaMi Rauf The HeraldZeitung When Judy Chantos pulled a glossy flyer out of her mail box nearly two weeks her stomach sank when she digested the contents a map of the city and surrounding prea encircled by a yellow The mailer was sent by San Antoniobased consulting firm which has been contracted by the Texas Department of Transportation to conduct a study for the possible construction of an outer loop around New The yellow band around the city represents the New Braunfels Outer Loop Study Chantos located between FarmtoMarket 1102 and FarmtoMarket is located in the study areas Were right smack dab in the middle of Chantos It could ruin why we live out quiet and the On represen tatives from TxDOT and two consulting firms tasked with conducting the study and NOT fp SCAU The yellow shaded area shows where the proposed Outer Loop project would be finding a feasible corridor for and concerns from about 200 Comal and Guadalupe coun the loop answered questions residents and land owners in ties who showed up for a pub lic meeting on the proposed outer It was the second meeting of its kind this week and provided another chance for TxDOT and consultants heading up the project to ease concerns shared by land own ers that the loop could swal low up their Were not in a position to begin acquiring any proper said Judy TxDOT transportation plan ning director for San This is a planning The outer loop study area is a proposed 40mile band around the city that could take up to 30 years to The project is currently The outer which is in preliminary planning could require at least two new crossings over the Guadalupe River and could connect to I 35 on New Braunfels far north and south The yellow band that rep resents the study area is an estimated two to five miles In about one TxDOT plans to have about a 400foot wide corridor identi fied for the Were looking to plan for the Friesenhahn See OUTER Page 3A Still no verdict in retrial By David Saleh Rauf The HeraldZeitung After six hours of deliber ation on Jurors in the Roy Mack Miller retrial did not reach a ver The second day of Millers felony manslaughter trial saw the defense rest its case without That hunk of steel driving at tors called 45mphisa deadly calling a witness to Prosecu Geoff Barr Comal District Attorney seven wit nesses to the stand Tuesday before resting its Jurors began delibera tion on the retrial evidence presented over the past two days around At 6 the jury went home for the Deliberations will restart at 9 in Comal County is standing trial for manslaughter in the death of a 12yearold Comal Coun ty Miller has admitted in court documents to hitting and killing Matthew Ryan Padilla with his pickup in December of Padilla was exiting a school bus on FarmtoMarket 3159 when See Page 2A fudge could issue ruling Friday on controversial river ordinances From staff reports i The judge presiding over the river ordi nance lawsuit filed by Stop the Ordi nances Please against the city of New Braunfels has scheduled the next public hearing in the case for 1 Visiting Judge Ron Can is expected to reconvene the 207th District Court at the Comal County 150 Seguin in New During the most recent hearing on June Carr heard about 90 minutes of arguments from attorneys representing the city and STOP Following the pres entation of written documentation from both Carr indicated he would make his ruling The at nullifying the citys river ordinances regulating cooler size and other rules on the Guadalupe and Comal rivers in New Braunfels originally was filed with the Comal Coun ty District Court in April Since it has been amended several including an amendment to eliminate the per person river management fee levied on outfitters by the STOP is seeking an injunction against the city alleging a violation of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage according to court Members of the lawsuit include Rockin R River Texas Corner Gruene Home Run Batting 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