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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 3, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 ■ SPORTS, 1B  Bulldogs headed back to the finals  ■ NEWS, 2A  Rock 'N Roll for Kids raises $$$  ■ UFE, 1C  Traditions alive and well locally  ‘•ÿti #'t  Nffit  i $525  orcouVoNs  Y Y SUNDAY APRIL 3, 2011    FHt  Herald-Zeitung  Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852.  $1.50  Joshua featured on billboard  New Braunfels toddler disappeared from home almost 2 months ago  LAURA McKENZIE Herald-Zeitung  A billboard on 1-35 for Joshua Davis Jr. asks passersby who have information concerning the missing toddler to contact New Braunfels Police or Crimestoppers.  By J. Louise Larson  The Herald-Zeitung  Ttoo months after the disappearance of baby Joshua J. Davis, FBI agents have returned to their offices but the case is getting new attention, thanks to a billboard posted on 1-35 by family friends.  “A group associated with the family placed that (billboard) there, across from Home Depot on the southbound side, just north of Highway 46 South,” said Lt. Michael Pen-shorn of New Braunfels Police  Joshua  Department.  "Anything that solicits more information on the case is always helpful.”  The case remains under active investigation, Penshom said.  “As we get tips, we still have several investigators assigned to the case... We immediately follow up on whatever infor  mation we get,” he said.  “We did have an increase on calls coming in ... Most of the information is information we have heard before, but that should not discourage people from calling and telling us whatever they know regarding this case.”  See JOSHUA, Page 8A  ► SOUTHWEST AIR Emergency landing  A Southwest Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing Friday in Yuma, Arizona because of a fuselage rupture.  Type: Commercial passenger Wingspan:    94ft 8 in  Length:    109 ft. 6 in.  Height:    36 ft 5 in.  Weight (empty):    72,360 lb.  Seating capacity:    126 to 149  SOURCE: Boeing  AP  Explosion  grounds  airplanes  The Associated Press  PHOENIX — Flight attendants had just begun to take drink orders when the explosion rocked the cabin.  Aboard Southwest Flight 812, Shawna Malvini Redden covered her ears, then felt a brisk wind rush by. Oxygen masks fell, the cabin lost pressure, and Redden, now suddenly lightheaded, fumbled to maneuver the mask in place.  Then she prayed. And, instinctively, reached out to the stranger seated next to her ir Row 8 as the pilot began a rapid descent from about 34,400 feet in the sky.  “I don’t know this dude, but I was like, T’m going to just hold your hand,’" Redden, a 28-year-old doctoral student at Arizona State University, recalled Saturday, a day after her Phoenix-to-Sacramento flight was forced into an emergency landing at a military base in Yuma, Ariz., with a hole a few feet long in the roof of the passenger cabin.  No serious injuries were reported among the 118 people aboard, according to Southwest officials.  What caused part of the fuselage to rupture on the 15-year-old Boeing 737-300 was a mystery, and National Transportation Safety Board investigators arrived Saturday in Yuma to begin an inquiry.  See GROUNDED, Page 8A  HOSPITAL COULD BREAK GROUND BY MAY  LAURA McKENZIE/Herald-Zeitung  A sign at New BraunfelsTown Center at Creekside advertises the new full-service Baptist Health System hospital that will be built near the existing shopping center.  JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED  Baptist Health System facility will be more than just another local hospital  By J. Louise Larson  The Herald-Zeitung  With a 55-acre campus at the corner of Farm-to-Market 1101 and FM 306, the new Baptist Health System hospital is projected to be more than a hospital.  The preliminary schematic includes water features, a community gardening area, a ring of a 1.15-mile walking trail around the outer rectangular perimeter — as well as retail shopping and dining, ancillary health services  and even a school of nursing.  “ We re approaching this development opportunity as an extension of the Main Street concept. There will be opportunities to learn, improve your health, get well, communicate with fellow community members and to be entertained on this proposed campus,” saidTess Coody Anders, CEO of the Vanguard Health Systems project dubbed the Central Texas Hospital Corridor.  See BAPTIST, Page 8A  ► NO-FLY ZONE  Libyan rebels say airstrike killed 13  Rebels: ‘Unfortunate accident’ doesn’t discourage them  The Associated Press  BENGHAZI, Libya — A NATO airstrike intended to thwart Moammar Gadhafi’s forces killed 13 rebel fighters in eastern Libya instead, the opposition said Saturday, but they described it as an “unfor-hmate accident" and stressed it did not diminish their support for the international air campaign.  The rebels’ response to the attack—blaming it on a mistake within their ranks — highlighted their heavy dependence on the international air campaign as they face the superior military power of the longtime Libyan leader. The misfire also showed the challenges the coalition faces in identifying targets without coordination with forces on the ground.  “As regrettable as it may be, we understand that we might have to give up lives for the greater good. We have to look at the bigger picture,” opposition spokesman Mustafa Ghe-riani said. “This is a war and the lines are so fluid going back and forth, so it’s natural that mistakes will happen.”  The slain fighters were hit Friday night as they moved forward, attempting to take back the oil city of Brega, while airstrikes were in progress.  See LIBYA, Page 8A  Vol. 158, No. 123 26 pages, 4 sections  Iodée  CLASSIFIEDS  COMICS  CROSSWORD  fOftUftt »? ’  OBITUARIES  PLANNER  SPORTS  TVM3RID .    ■:  10  86  56  4A  3A  26  IB  40  Warm, cloudy  High Low  87 71  Details 1QA  8 '”56825 0ÖÖÖ2 8  herald-zeitung.com  $1.50  Fancy Feathers show something to cluck about  By Will Wright  The Herald-Zeitung  The Comal County Fairgrounds Poultry Bam was really clucking, as Fancy Feathers 4-H Club staged its fourth annual Chicken Show on Saturday.  About kids, parents and fowl enthusiasts 300 attended the event, which featured various breeds in competition for Best of Show, Reserve Champion and Grand Champion.  Many of the entries came from folks in Comal, Hays and  Guadalupe counties.  Jackson Edwards, 14, president of the Hays County 4-H Club, said it’s a venue for those devoted to the breeding and development of fancy hens and roosters.  “We have entries from all over Texas,” Edwards said “The chickens will be judged for how well their breeding meets the standards of the American Poultry Association. And it’s a chance to teach the community about chickens.”  See FEATHERS, Page 8A  WILL WRIGHT/ Herald-ZeiU  Ashley Jordan, 7, tends to her Polish Hen, which was entered in the junior showmar ship category at the Fancy Feathers show  Riú HiiiCO QJéSéUínf i otíif*  IIH-35 South . Walnut Ext, Nn Buuwu,    ^^^812.80*    Shop    Out    IN,    24/7    a    u.,    .  Shop Online 24/7 G valmarkchevy.com   

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