New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, March 25, 2011, Page 3

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung March 25, 2011

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 25, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas OBITUARIES Paid advertisements mmmm Terry Wayne Kinstley Terry Wayne Kinstley began his journey in this life on December 6, 1950 and peacefully stepped over into the arms of his Lord on March 18,2010. Terry is survived by his wife of 29 years, Dawn Kinstley, four sons, Brian Wayne Gilmore, lustin Kyle Kinst ley and wife Laura, Christopher Ryan Kintsley and wife Ashley, and Daniel Luke Kinstley. He is stley and Jack Elijah Kinst also survived by his mother, Anne M. Kintsley, and brothers, Warren and Phillip Kintsley. Included in the treasure of Terry’s heart, he is survived by his beloved grandchildren, Emery Grace Kin- ley. Terry was preceded in death by father, William Columbus Kintsley. Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 26, 2011 at lpm at Renew Church, 2240 FM 725, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Rosalie M. Goepf Funeral arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home for Rosalie M. Goepf, who passed away on March 24,2011 at the age of 86. Don L. Pfefferkom Arrangements are pending at Doeppenschmidt Funeral Home in New Braunfels, Texas for Don L. Pfefferkom, age 80 of New Braunfels, who passed away on March 24,2011. TEXAS IN BRIEF From wire reports MARRIED DALLAS TEACHERS ARRESTED ON SEX CHARGES MESQUITE, Texas —A couple that teaches in Dallas public schools has been arrested on sexual assault charges after police received a report of misconduct at the couple’s suburban Dallas home involving “several” minors. Fifty-year-old Jesse Castillo is charged with two counts of indecency with a child and one of sexual performance by a child. Virginia Castillo, who’s 46, is charged with a count of sexual performance by a child. Both are held in the Dallas County jail with bonds set at $150,000 bond. Mesquite police say the youths worked for a business operated by the couple from their home. They say they’re reviewing “electronic media” to identify additional victims. The attorney listed in jail records for Jesse Castillo didn’t immediately return a call from The Associated Press. 19TH SUSPECT CHARGED IN SEX ASSAULTS OF TEXAS GIRL CLEVELAND, Texas — Authorities have arrested a 19th suspect in a series of sexual assaults against an 11-year-old girl in the Southeast Texas town of Cleveland. Officials say 26-year-old Walter Jamal Harrison turned himself in late Wednesday. The Houston Chronicle reports he’s charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child. Since last month, police have arrested 19 men and boys — ranging from a mid-dle-school student to a 27-year-old man — and accused them of sexually assaulting the girl on at least four occasions from September on. Officials say the investigation began in December after a friend of the girl told a teacher of seeing a lurid cellphone video of one of the alleged attacks. Cleveland is a town of about 8,000 residents about 40 miles northeast of Houston. ¿HMFT' 49 Acres In Marion ISD. 3/2 home features metal roof, 2 living areas, and a large covered patio to enjoy the evening breeze. Stock tank, barn/outbuilding, Ag. Exempt, tremendous views. 417WosnigRd $339,000 MLS 177685 Judge returns beauty queen’s crown Ramirez SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A 17-year-old Texas beauty queen allegedly told to “get off the tacos” after gaining weight has had her crown returned by a judge after a jury ruled that she was wrongly stripped of her title. Domonique Ramirez won her lawsuit against the Miss San Antonio pageant, Luis Vera Jr., her attorney, told The Associated Press “She won 100 percent,” Vera said. Judge Barbara Nellermoe then restored Ramirez’s crown, clearing the way for her to compete for Miss Texas and Miss America, according Court Clerk Grace Montalvo. After deliberating 11.5 hours over two days in the weeklong trial, the Bexar County jury of five men and seven women found that pageant officials, not Ramirez, breached the contract. “It’s a sad day for us. We think the judge and jury made a huge mistake,” pageant director Linda Woods said. "It’s an injustice for the city of San Antonio, it allows young kids to breach contracts and violate authority without any consequences ... It sends the wrong message.” Consequently, Woods said she would not personally promote or support Ramirez in her bid for Miss Texas. “I’m sorry, there’s no way I would represent her as talent. She’s trouble,” Woods said. The size-2 teenager was fired in January over allegations of weight gain and bad behavior. Pageant officials testified that Ramirez showed up to a bikini photo shoot overweight and made pictures "unusable." But pageant officials claimed weight wasn’t the issue. Instead, they said the 5-foot-8,129-pound teenager was unreliable, chronically showing up late for events such as grocery store openings, and violated her contract in ways ranging from not writing thank-you notes to blowing off a physical fitness program and vocal lessons. It all added up to insubordination and breach of contract, they said. Ramirez denied gaining weight or being late. After the verdict, pageant attorney Ben Wallis told the San Antonio Express-News that the verdict would cause confusion and that the Miss Texas pageant could refuse to invite Ramirez. He declined to say if the pageant would appeal, only saying the pageant has “contingency plans.” Jury foreman Jesse Sanchez told the Express-News that the verdict was "a hard decision” and that jurors found interest in the case “overwhelming." He declined to say why damages and fees weren’t awarded to Ramirez. There was no immediate word on what would become of Ashley Dixon. Ramirez’s runner-up was crowned Miss San Antonio in a courtroom last month after a judge refused Ramirez’s efforts to obtain a temporary injunction stopping the pageant from naming a new winner. Judge Nellermoe suggested that community donors provide college scholarships for both Ramirez and Dixon, who have each had their crowns taken away in this dispute. Celebrating Art in Nature LAURA McKENZIE/Herald-Zeitung Siblings Hansen, 3, left, and Penelope Flores, 6, try out oil pastels and watercolor paints while attending the Art in Nature Celebrate Our Springs class presented by RavenStar Outdoor Education on Wednesday at Landa Park.The Flores children were among a class of eight to work on art projects inspired by the Comal Springs and river. For information on RavenStar's upcoming classes and programs visit www.ravenstaroutdoors.org or call (830)626-1776. COUPLE SENTENCED FOR CONSPIRACY NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A suburban Dallas couple who ripped off a medical foundation to pay for their wedding will spend the next couple of years apart. Twenty-five-year old Melanie Newman and her 28-year-old husband, Michael Anthony Goodloe Jr., both of Carrollton, were sentenced in New Orleans to federal prison Thursday for their roles in a conspiracy to commit health care fraud. The couple had pleaded guilty to taking over $220,000 from the Medical Center of Louisiana Foundation. In her role as a bookkeeper, Newman forged foundation checks to pay for personal items and expenses, including their wedding, student loans and to buy cars. AG SEEKS MORE FACTS FROM ALAMO CARETAKERS SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Texas Attorney General’s Office wants more facts from the Daughters of the Republic of Texas about controversies involving the state-owned landmark and how the Alamo’s caretakers run it. As part of an ongoing investigation, the AG’s office has cited concerns about the leaky roof and inade- quate funding for the exmission. DRT lawyer Jim Ewbank says the nonprofit organization is answering the AG’s questions and pro-viding requested documents. Meanwhile, state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte has proposed legislation she says may help the DRT maintain its 106-year-old custodianship of the Alamo. Heart of Texas Cremations Direct Cremation $775.00 (Complete) 877-271-0507 www.heartoftexascremations.com Call or see website for details Cheese, Chocolate, Wine -h & Specialty Foods «A. Now Offering Chicken Salad by the pound! 270 W. San Antonio St. (830) 214-6471 Across the street from Dancing Pony ■ : ' .. "    /V,    *    '*■ W issasi Mike’s Handy Home Improvements Yard Maintenance t. Fencing    N Welding Tree Trimming Shed & Deck Building Phone: 830-372-9041 Man Service Free Estimates No Job to Big or to Small Michael Niles 2948 FM 775 Seguin, TX 78155 Cell: 830-305-5944 .arm ns millan U (Al ! O R S f GAL r .73 acres Directly across from the New Braunfels Airport. Many possibilities for this property. Currently being farmed and Ag. Exempt. Navarro Schools and no city taxes. Airport Rd. $5300 per acre. MLS 177936 fODAY! 830.534.8811 Heath Anders Theathanders.com I ARE ALLERGIES KEEPING YOU FROM ENJOYING THE OUTDOORS? sillkens Devoe Paint " "■» Come and visit Tex-Specs Eye Exams & Optical The only optical in New Braunfels to carry Fendi Frames! 10% off Total Purchase. ^ Bring in coupon ß m to redeem offer. Excludes VSP    TCX    SPECS Expires February 28    Eye Exams & optical NT The Oaks Shopping ('enter • 1551N. Walnut Ave., Suite 25 • www.TexSpecsNB.com (830) 62-SPECS (830-627-732?) Central Texas Health Research is looking for volunteers to participate in a Spring Allergy Research Study of an investigational medication or placebo. Qualified volunteers will be compensated for time and travel. For more information, call (830) 609-0900 y Paint & Spray TPU-COUNTY .PAINT Lacquer • Concrete Stains • Deck Finishes Try fish on your Family Pack ■.(BluPUt.-«7.W . Uig.Ptate-*a.H • k.B.S-*»90 PggPft irti THE SAUCE A THE WOOO Open 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Daily Closed Sunday (830) 629-6615 660 W. San Antonio St. ;

Share Page

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: March 25, 2011

RealCheck