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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas $S87 IN COUPONS INSIDE! $1.50 ^Sunday— New Braunfels AUGUST 14,2011 b e r a I d-ze i t u n g. com EITUNG SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852 Perry dives into the race Texas governor to GOP activists: ‘I full well believe Fm going to win’ CHARLESTON, S.C.(AP) Texas Gov, Rick Pi'rry officially joinwi the Republican firesidential racp Saturday with a full-throatpcl promise to reduce the role of the federal government, saying his goal as president would be to make Washington "as inconse-(juential in your lives as I can," rhe Texan cast himself as a Wash ington outsider who would restore fiscal responsibility at home and U.S. "exceptionalism" in the world. "We don't see the role of government as guaranteeing out-t)Ut allowing friH;' men and women to flourish based on their own vision, their hard work and their personal res|X)nsibility," said Perry, who has never h(*ld a private sector job. His nationally televised announcement before a large group of conservative activists in the first-in-the-South primary state of South Carolina came — not coincidentiy — the same flay as lowans weighed In on the ( jOI’ field with a test vote, and his entrance m the field capped a remarkable turn ot events. As recently as a few months ago, l\‘rry tor(*swore any interfst in running tor presiflent. See PERRY, Page 9A BACK-TO-SCHOOL TAX-FREE HOLIDAY NEXT WEEKEND LAURA McKENZIE.HwaldZeitunQ Gloria Gomez picks up a pack of washable markers while back-to-school shopping lor her son, Damasio, 5, and her other two children Wednesday at Target Retailers await wave of supply shoppers ► SPECIAL SECTION INSIDE TODAY Back to School ith only a week remain-g before the start of tht' m 111 THE INSIDE Qpfinp OvjUUI JOSHUA'S BIRTHDAY PARTY On a hot but otherwise beautiful August Saturday afternoon, friends and family gathered for the quiet birthday party of a 2-year-old toddler. But the guest of honor; Joshua Davis Jr., wasn't there. The toddler has been missing for more than six months. — NEWS,7A By Wilt Wright The Herald-Zeitung W school year, some sho[)- f)ers have gotten through the worst of it and others are waiting for the best ~ Texas' Tax Free Weekend. The three-day period, which begins Priday and lasts through Sunday, is where shoppt*rs can purcnast* dozens of back-to-school items without paying sales taxes. That could mean savings of nearly $50 on the average bill for families who have children in grades K-12, whic h is expei ted to amount to $604 this year. The National Retail Federation has forecasted back-to-school spending nationwide w ill amount to $68.8 billion TRACKS FROM GIANTS OF OLD Thanks to some blue-green algae and some limestone, the Texas Hill Country is afoot with dinosaur tracks. One of those areas is in our backyard — the Heritage Museum of the Texas Hill Country and Dinosaur Tracks at Canyon Lake — LIFE, to Related coverage ■ Local school districts announce IVIeet the Teacher nights, 6A ■ New Braunfels ISD to revisit Dove Crossing walk zone, 6A ■ Tax-free school shopping items detailed inside special Back to School section for families of tollege and setondary school students, an increase of 2.^ percent over 2010. Because of the economy, about 44 percent ot shoppers will spend about the same or less than they (lid last year. Most back-to-school shoppers are looking for clothes, and will pun base them tnrough national and local retail outlets. See SHOPPING, Page 9A OL COSTA MAY HAVE A JOB When c e nter An d re G u ro d e re po rte d to Dallas Cowboys training camp with a recently repaired knee, Phil Costa was bumped up to the first team- Gurode returned to play Saturday and regained his spot over the ball in front of Tony Romo. But Costa might not be going far. — SPORTS, 4B Costa For breaking news, sports and traffic follow us on Twitter ONewBraunfslsHZ Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan at facabook-com m. Sign Up tor daily e-newsletter by visiting the Herald-Zeiting online herald-zeitunQ.com ► HE'S GOTTALENT Colis’ star on rise 'America’s Got Talent’ semifinalist has helped many with music careers; now it’s time for his ByBenyTflytor The Herald-Zeitung Ki'vin (olis has become the town's (juiet superstar alter being named one of four semififialists on NB('s "America's Got Talent" You lube ‘i[)(*cial Wednesday night. lh<> man who moved here from (' .111 f o r IT I a and open('d u[) Harmony Swt'(>t, a teen c lub, with his wile I lizaU’th ( oils, has a()par(‘ntly been cjuite busy helping others with their music careers. In fact, a( ( ording to friends and those h(‘'s worktxi with, he's l)e(>ii so busy helping others that not ev(‘r\'one was aware ot his singing as[)trations. With Kevin Colis' new-fouiui stardom comes a gag ord(*r that prohibits him from talking to the media tint! kcH'ps his new army ot tans from learning .tlxjut the smger-songvvriter. So who is Kevin ( olis? fk'i ky Bradbury manager ot loxmoor Fxpress Band, said "I didn't know he was a Singer until I heard him on >ou rub(> the otiier dav I was surinised. 1 had no ifle.i See COLIS. Page 10A WEATHER, IDA GRETCHEN PAVLOCK LONE STAR ELEMENTARY ,-r/^ cj'*' ■ ' Pi'.îi Yep, it’s still really HOT High; 102 Low: 77 AtibsL_ - ............m Classifieds ________IP Comics sc Crosswords iC Forum 4A Q(?ituaries .JA PlflQQfiL- Spom__„ ........ ......IB. 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