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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung July 3, 2011

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 3, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas m$114 IN COUPONS INSIDE! $1.50SiinriauWMIIMM« 'MIIMMJNew Braunfels JULY 3,2011 SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852 U.S. MARINE CORPS LANCE CPL. JOHN F. FARIASFarias processional set for Wednesday Body wil arrive at airport at 10 a.m. By Shawn Lewis The Herald-Zeitung The hoHy ot U.S. Mir Hies LinteCpl. |ohn f. f.irias will arrive at New Hrauntefs Miinici-[)al Airport aix)ut H) a.m. Related W.nlnos- (lay, his i a m i 1 y saifl Sat-urH.iy. f a r i a s, 20, was killed in a ( t I o n was shot and killed T u e s d a y during (. o ni [i a t with Tal-i 1) a n iorc('s in H('ln>and provint(*, Afghanistan, aicorfling to a written stat('nient releas(‘d by the U.S Marine* Cor[)s. He v\.is on his tirst combat deployinent /oeller f iineral Home, whi( h is handling the arrarTgi‘mi‘nts, said a pro-tessional will carr\' Farias' ( oliin trom the airport to ■    full obituary Page 3A ■    QUR VIEW Thp death Ttiesday of Marine Lance CpI Jntin F Fa has, 20, 'if ^Jew Braunfels |it (vides a stark '(itiiinder that, 1 ven with terrorist mastermind OsaiTta bin Laden out of the picture, Amencd remains enquHed in a war OK ten 01. PagB 4A ■    Afgfian wars deadly toll on Amerttan forces hasn t eased Page 6A LAURA McKENZIE I Herald-Zeitiuiq Felix and Penny Farias hold a photo of their son, John, inside their New Braunfels home on Tuesday the Lancia Street mortuary following the plane's landing. The route through downtown New Braunfels will follow Seguin Avenue to the Main Plaza traffic c ire le, where it will turn right onto Landa. The f\Uriot ('luard Kid* ers, a grou[) of bikers whose mission is to attend the func'ral services of fallen American heroc's as invitc'd guests of the family, will accompany the (proc ession, said Penny Farias, the Marine's mother. Immc'di.Jte family viewing will begin at noon Wednesday at Zoeller Funeral Fiome. Public visitation will lx‘ 2-9 p.m. Func’ral servic c‘s will bc> at 11 a.m. Thursday at Tree ot Life ( hurc h, w ith Pastor Don Dunc an ofti (i.iting, Inlermt'nl will tol low in Fort S<utt Houston National ( emc'terv with lull military honors. Reception will tollow af Trc‘e ot I itc'. See FARIAS, Page 9A Foxirth of July plans plentiful in region Herald-Zeitting file photo Sopliia Flaugh, 10, throws candy to revelers while riding in the 2010 Fourth of July parade in downtown New Braunfels, By Jena Ck}oiidge The Herald -Zeitung Local Fourth of |uly celebratit)ns will go on despite the absence of fireworks this yc'ar. Hostc^d by Sophienburg Museum, New Brauntels residents are encouragec^ to wear red, white* and blue to this year's Fourth ot luly Parade and Patriotic Program. The nation's birthday parade l)egins at 9:1 S a.m. Monday at the corner of ( astell Avenue and Bridge Strc^et. The parade will continue onto San Antonio Street and wrap around the ma)ority ot the Main Plaza. The f)arade aisl)ands at the corner of Seguin Strec‘t and Mill Stri'C't. Starting at 10 a.m. at the bandstand, the Patriotic Program will feature short S[X>ec hes prc'sentc'd by M.iyor (iale Pc)s()isil, C'omal ( outv ty ludge Sherman Krause, Rep, Doug Miller ot New Brauntels, and U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas. The( omal tOunty (ommunity Band will play music at the bandstand and organizations such as the Americ an Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars are attt'nding the parade* and program. "We look forward to seeing See FOURTH, Page 9A ► FRAUD CASE Law firm will pay $710K to settle New Braunfels group associated with Retirement Value By Greg Bowen the Herald-Zeitung A New' Braunfels law firm will [>ay $71 (),()()() un(k‘r a settle’mc'nt agreement with state re»gulators ending the firm's involv(‘me‘nt in a s<*c u-ritn'S fraud case Under the terms of the S()-page settlement agrc‘e-ment, state* claims of negli-ge*nce by the Kie*sling Porter KiC'sling Si Fre'i* law firni vvill be* dismisse'd, iheTex.is State Securitie*s Board had alle*ge*d the lavv tirm committeel |)rofession-al neglige*nce in it«, assoc ia-tion with Re‘tireme*nt Value IK. Retire*ment Value, a life* settlemc’nt investment e om-pany operate^d b\ Dick Ciray ot N(‘w Brauntels, was shut down in May 2010 by Travis ( ountv state District ludge Stephe*n Velenosky at the r(H|uest ot the* Se*curities Board and Texas ,'\ttornc*y (icneral's ()ffie e. The slate* acc usc*d Re*tire*-mcnt V.due ot securities ir.aid ,ipd dc’cc'ptive prae-\u c*s in tin* sale ot tife*-se*ttle*-ment inve*stme*nts. The company's investments we>re )ase'd on the proc e*t'ds from the death benefits ot pe*o-ple* who owne*d life insur-<)nc e [)oli( ic*s that were ()ur-ch.ised In Re*tire*ment Value. The lau firm, which the See SETTLE. Page 9A WEATHER, 10A NAVELI RUTHERFORD GOODWIN FRAZIER ELEMENTARY Partly cloudy and hot High: 95 Low: 71 Abby _______ ___ . . . Comics ________ Crosswofds ____ Forum    „ _ _5D _5C M Obituaries......... Planner________________ Sports..................... ' TV Voi 158 I No. 201 4 sections, 28 pages _.3A 40 56825 00002 $1.50 THE INSIDE BAGHMANN WOOING lOWANS Republiean candidate Michele Bachmann spent Saturday shaking hands in Iowa diners and strolling through a bustling farmers market as She tried to capitalize on her early popularity in the state that kicks off the presidential campaign season. — POLITICS, 8A UNCLE SAM GANG READY About T7 years ago, Tody Sindejar stood on the Plaza yvatching floats go by in the Fourth of July parade. She thought to herself, "I wish Fcould be in a small town parade!" Since then, Sindelar has fulfilled that wish many times over. — tlFEJC KVITOVA WINS WIMBLEDON Petra Kvitova won her first Grand Slam title Saturday by beating Maria Sharapova 6-3,6-4 in the Wimbledon final. Kvitova was playing in her first major final, but three-time Grand Slam champ Sharapova shovyed her nerves. She double-faulted six times. COMING TUESDAY Lune dpi John F. Farias Kvitova — SPORTS, 4B iFor breaking news, sports and traffic , follow us on Twitter ONewBraunfelsHZ Wl Beeome a New Brauntels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan at facebook.com/ Sign up for daily e-newsletter by visiting the Herald-Zeiting online: tierald-zeitung.com 'rhank you, John, lor your scM'vic'c aiiil saevrilu’t* MeraWfcifrti i N«. Tuesday's Herald-Zeitung wilt include a two-sided pull-out banner saluting U.S. Marines Lance CpI. John F. Farias CHECK OUT THE NEW LOOK OF ODR WEBSITE nratOoni rdM •«nil, HJI. Ai ¡nMfptuJeHt 4» íkjdtí www.lcbxom New Braunfels: 1S2S S. Seguin Av«. • (850) 221-5900 1656 State Hwy. 46 W. • (830) 625-2661 Seguin: 1336 E. Court St. (830) 379-8390 Member FDIC www.lcb.com ;

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Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date: July 3, 2011

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