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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 16, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 Page 2 — Herald-Zeitung — Wednesday, February 16, 2011  Christus partners with Art League for exhibit  Anew relationship was forged on Valentine's I )ay in New Braunfels, as Christus Santa Rosa I iospital — New Braunfels and New Braunfels Art League announced a joint project designed to showcase the work of local artists.  The program features artwork created by 10 Hill Country artists on display in the hospital at GOO North Union Ave.  "Artwork on the exhibit wall will change quarterly to display pieces in a variety of media by different area artists," said Barbara ()'( onnor, NBAI. first vice president. "The winter exhibit, now on display, features photography while spring is dedicated to pastels and watercolors.  " Children’s art is the choice for summer and oils will be featured in the fall.”  Artists whose work is displayed include Robert Arts« hut/, Beverly Cobb, M. Gayle Kadura, Mary Olivia McIntosh. Betty Muni, Joletie Oyer, Darryl I Patrick, Joyce Powell, Kay Reinke, and John Reinke.  “The new program is designed to introduce artwork into the health care setting to increase the positive, healing atmosphere for patients and staff. Additionally, the program will highlight New Braunfels’ richly talented artistic community," said Jim Wesson, I AC I If., vice president and administrator at the hospital.  LAURA McKENZIE/Herald-Zeitung Vice president and administrator Jim Wesson, left, talks Monday about the new Art Exhibit Program at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital - New Braunfels while standing by a wall covered in photographs taken by local artists and New Braunfels Art League members. The artwork is scheduled to change quarterly with photography featured in the winter, pastels and watercolors in the spring, children’s art in the summer and oils in the fall.  Company leases Gonzales County land for $3M  By BobThaxton  Seguin Gazette-Enterprise  SEGUIN A Laredo company will pay Schertz-Seguin Local (Kjvernment (dipt more than $3 million to tease SSLGC land in (ionzales (bounty for oil and gas exploration.  I he SSl.Gt: hoard, in its monthly meeting Thursday, approved oil and gas leases on 21 tracts of land to Rambar Industries Inc. of Liredo. The company has agreed to pay $ 1 .(KM) per acre to lease almost  3,053 net mineral acres owned by the SSLGC.  Schertz-Seguin Ixtcal Government Corp. owns a gross total of4,425 acres in Cionzales County; however, it does not own 1(H) percent of the mineral rights on all of its land.  Of the 21 tracts, SSLGC owns 100 percent of the mineral rights on 14 of the tracts, 50 percent on four of them, 90.9 percent on one tract, 79.9 percent on one tract and 49.18 percent on another tract.  Rambar Industries has 90  days to verify mineral rights ownership claimed by the corporation. The leases to Rambar run for three years, and the company has the right to negotiate a two-year extension.  SSLGC was represented in the negotiations with Rambar Industries by attorney Bill Kno-bles of Seguin. Knobles’ presentation to the board Thursday was made during a dosed-door session.  After the board reconvened in open session, Knobles summarized the presentation and  recommended approval of the proposed leases and related documents.  On a motion made by Robin Dwyer and seconded by Jim Wolverton, the board voted unanimously to approve the leases.  Rambar Industries was represented by the company’s attorney, Adolfo Quintero, and Brittany Wegener. The company, which was established in 1999, is headquartered in Laredo and also has an office in San Antonio.  Matters of Public Record  BOOKINGS  T#1  Law enforcement officers in Hew Braunfels and Comal County booked the following Feb. 14 and Feb. 15, 2011.  ♦ Michael Anthony Aguilar, 30, Segum, FTA/cnmmal non support  ♦ Joshua Caleb Boles, 25, Diana, TX., VPTA — driving with license invalid with previous conviction/suspension without financial responsibility  ♦ Charles Dale Courtney, 44, New Braunfels, Driving while intoxicated 2nd, possession marijuana less  than two ounces.  ♦ Monte Lynn Douglas, 40, New Braunfels, MTRP— contempt of court/child support  ♦ Jose Esparza, 24, Sequin, no driver license, expired registration,  ♦ Gonzalo Ant Garcia-Basurto, 50, no drivers license.  ♦ Juan Vargas Garduno, 37,  Seguin, driving while license  Spirited Apparel & Jewelry  Please join us at  Gruene With Envy  (and bring friends)  For the presentation of the newest collection of unique gold and silver jewelry by  Dian Malouf  trunk show Saturday, February 19th  10:00 am - 5:00 pm  Storewide Sale  This weekend take 20% off total purchase (oil jewelry excluded)  invalid, ICE hold.  ♦ Josh Gilson, 41, speeding ten percent over limit, driving while license invalid.  ♦ Chase Allen Houston, 27, McQueeny, VCO-Jumping from bridge.  ♦ Clarence Murphy Luckey, 51, San Marcos, driving while intoxicated 3rd or more, AFF to surety to surrender POM less than two ounces, POM, INDICT/POCS, TDCJ violation of parole.  ♦ Malik Andrew Moore, 37,  Killeen, TX„ driving with license invalid with previous conviction/suspension without financial responsibility  ♦ Joshua E. Murphy, 33, New Braunfels, warrant criminal trespass.  ♦ Stephen Daniel Ott, 22, San Antonio, possessison of marijuana less than two ounces, driving while license invalid.  ♦ Danny Everette Price, 48, Killeen, TX„ PQSS CS PG 1 between 200 G and 400 G, tamper/fabricate physical evidence, resist arrest search or transport.  ♦ David Salazar, 20, New Braunfels, expired motor vehicle inspection, fail to ID.  ♦ Amanda Marie Sanders, 20, comm-theft of property more than $500.  ♦ Todd Francis Taylor Jr., 27, San Antonio, no drivers license bond forfeiture/possession of marijuana 2-4 ounces.  Under the U.S. Constitution, any person/defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty. If anyone found not guilty or has had the charges dropped without the State proceeding to trial and would like that finding published in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, please contact managing editor Autumn Philips at (830) 625-9144 ext 220 or e-mail  aphillips@herald-zeitung.com .  1244 Gru«n« Road  Op«n at 10 ajft. daily  HOWTO CONTACT US  Herald-Zeitung    POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the  707 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130     New  Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, P.O. 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Texas Native Landscape  Make Your Beds Look Like New  k All Kinds of Stonework  ★ Patios, Retaining Walls, etc.  ★ French Drains  ★ Deer & Drought Resistant Plants  ★ Complete Landscaping  830-625-7407 Ceil: 830-620-8668 Curtis E. Paris  www.txnative.net   Tax Preparation & Accounting Services 2  26  YEARS  TAX  EXPERIENCE  • Personal, Business, and Corporate Taxes  • Year Round Services  • 1 Hour Free Consultation  • Management Consulting  • 1RS Representation  • Reasonable Rates    I  I  Don Ashcraft CPA  (830) 837-1016  190 S. Seguin Ave • Suite 201 New Braunfels, TX 78130  (Randall Morris Building)  www. donashcraftcpa corn  LOCAL IN BRIEF  From staff reports  CISD EARLY CHILDHOOD SCREENING SLATED FOR THURSDAY  Early childhood screening will be held Thursday for children that are newborn to age 5 who have suspected delays in speech, language or development and live in Comal ISD.  The free screenings will be at Rahe Bulverde Elementary, Startzville Elementary and Freiheit Elementary schools. Appointment times are from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, contact Pat Hermes at (830) 221-2042 or Erika Gudino (Spanish) at (830) 221-2019.  TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ON LEE STREET PLANNED  The City of New Braunfels has announced a temporary road closure in effect from noon Thursday to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 on Lee Street between S. Walnut Avenue and S. Sycamore Avenue. This will allow for storm sewer pipe installation as part of the Walnut Avenue Project. For information, please contact Octavio Garza, Assistant City Engineer at 713-205-6237.  TRAFFIC LANES TO BE REDUCED ON WALNUT AVENUE  NBU and City of New Braunfels Public Works crews will be working together to pave a section of Walnut Avenue near the Landa Street intersection where a water leak was repaired recently. The paving will be between 8 a.m. and noon Thursday.  The work will require reducing the southbound traffic heading toward Loop 337 on Walnut Avenue to one lane and closing the turn lane at the Landa Street intersection. The lane reduction and closure are necessary to maneuver equipment and ensure the safety of the crews working on the project.  Delays can be expected during this project and drivers who typically access this area are advised to seek an alternate route. For information, call (830) 608-8831.  CITY ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE ON LEE ST.  The City of New Braunfels has announced a temporary road closure in effect from noon Thursday to 5 p.m. Friday on Lee Street between S. Walnut Avenue and S. Sycamore Avenue.  This will allow for storm sewer pipe installation as part of the Walnut Avenue project. For information, contact Octavio Garza,  Valentine's Special  A  BOTOX  $wtÊÊÊM AtÊÊt  per unit"  ‘Offer good till February 28th, 2011  assistant city engineer, at (713) 205-6237.  CANDIDATES CAN FILE FOR CISD BOARD THROUGH MARCH 14  The annual board of trustees’ election in Comal ISD is May 14. Candidates interested in filing for one of the two seats up for election can do so through March 14.  The seats in Single-Member District 3, currently held by Frank Baker, and Single-Member District 4, currently held by Donna Holmes, are up for election.  An application for a place on the ballot is available at the Support Services Administration Offices,  1404 1-35 North in New Braunfels, weekdays between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For information, call (830) 221-2000.  Those interested in filing for one of the seats must be registered voters, live in the single-member district they are filing for, and have been residents of the district for six months.  YACHT CLUB, PARKS AND RECTEAM UP TO SHOW MOVIE AT PARK  New Braunfels Yacht Club will be showing a free movie, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs," on Friday.  The movie will show at 7 p.m. on the Landa Park Dance Slab. New Braunfels Yacht Club and City of New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up for event, which will benefit the S.O.S. Food bank.  Everyone is invited. Attendees are asked to bring non-perishables for the food bank. There will be coffee, hot chocolate and popcorn available for purchase.  There will be a fire ring for anyone who wants to roast marshmallows and make "S'mores.”  CHRISTUS SANTA ROSA HOSPITAL - NEW BRAUNFELS HONORED  Associates from the Birthing Center at CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital -New Braunfels were awarded for multiple achievements at the Texas Department of State Health Services’ Vital Statistics Conference, including:  • An Exemplary Award for Five Star Vital Registration in conjunction with birth registration.  • A recognized, Attorney General of Texas Award for work with parents who want to claim acknowledgment of paternity  • An Exemplary Performance Award for 100 percent compliance with Immtrac, the Texas Immunization Registry.  L  V  l\  Skin Rejuvenation Hair, Age Spot, & Vein Removal  Dr. Kevin Blair MD  571 N. Union • New Braunfels, Tx  (830)625-LASR   www.modernskin.com    

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