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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 2, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 “IT  50o  «_ FDIHAY NIÍ5HT I if^HTQ- DDPD PHHTRAI i DDFVAIPWQ cd^c 7  ■    ■»■waaaw« ■ ■%•«■ ■ w w ■ %mmWm ■ ■'%•>« ■•«••w  New Braunfels    SEPTEMBel^OTI  herald-zeitung.com  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  Woman killed in FM 306 crash  Authorities: Truck struck deer, then hit another vehicle  By OakNHfc) Moultrie  The Herald-Zeitung A woman died .ifter she hit .1 fliH'r, lost conf rol of a pickuf ) truck and crashed into another driver's vehicle W(*fin(‘sdav night in ( omal  County, according to a refx>rt fiUnl by Texas De[)artment of Puf)iic Safety Trtxiper Brett P('ti>rs.  A [)PS employee read details of th{> report Thursday afternoon. According to the rqxjrt, Kristine  Ann Manguia, 34, of Canyon Lake, died at tho scene. |usti( e of the Peace jennifer Saunders prcï-nounced Matiguia dead at 9:30 p m. on Farm-to-Market Road 30f) alx)ut a half-mile east of FM 2673.  Manguia's passenger, i8-year-old Andr(‘w Mithael Manguia, and the oth('r driver, lam« Michael Ri( c it), 51, were hurl and taken to University Hospital in San Antonio, ea( h with unknown in|uri('s, F)f*S said.  Manguia was driving a 2()00 Forti t»ast t)n FM VOf) when she  hit the fleer about 8:3'i p.m., It)sl tontrt)l, vt'eretl acrt)ss the c(*nter line and t t)llif]efl with a 2(K)2 Nissan driven wc‘sl l)y Kit t io, act tirtl-tng tt) the trtM)[)er's rf‘()orf. It s.iitl Kristine Mangui.r's bt)tlv was taken tt) /oeller Funeral Home in New Braunfels.  CANYON FOOTBALL TO DEBUT NEW TURF TONIGHT  Photos by LAIWA McKENZIE | fterald-Zeitunq  The 50-yard line is clearly marked on the new red arliticial lurf at Canyon High School's Cougar Stadium in preparation for tonight's football game  By Chris Hoffman  The Herald-Zeitung  Christmas is (oming early tor ( anyt)n it)otl)all fans, and the prest'nl is ont' that Ct>mal ISf) supt'rintenfk'nt Dr. Marc Walker h.is bt'en waiting almt)st a year tt) unveil.  Tonight's C anyt)n home optMier against Fast Central will bt' the fall debut — in what Walker ht)pes is a ca[)acity crowd t)f the new red turf at (Cougar Statlium.  "It's gt)ing tt) gt't a tt)t ot attention all year, 'whit h is gt)t)d." Walker saifl. "We've ix‘en waiting almost a yt'ar to play it)t)tball on this field.  "And I ht)pe we fill the house."  Attention is exactly whaf Canyt)n High SchtK)l received, as the new red fit'ltl saw artit les printed in newspapers acrt)ss the tountry, including the Palm Beat h (Fla.) Post.  By all at ct)unts, it's the first red high St hot)l field in the ct)untry.  The brainchiltl of Walker, the new turf, whit h was installed in January, is unitjue not only in the state, but in the tDuntry, which is why Walker went lt)t)king ft)r something different when  The red,  red grass  of home  OK, it’s not grass, but it is home to the Cougars and it definitely is rec  / ^ It’s going to get a lot of attention all year,  ^ ^ which is good. We’ve been waiting almost a year to play football on this field. And I hope we fill the house.”  Marc Walker , Comal ISD superintendt^nt  County, New Braunfels go ‘no refusal’ year rounc  The Cougars, the fans and their opponent will be seeing a lot of red during tonight's game  the subject of replat ing the turf camt* uf) last year.  "I'd st'en it t>n Pastern Washingtt>n, and we calletl up there anti they saitl that it increased enrt)llment anci pt‘o-ple t tyming tt) ganies," Walker said.  "It really bet ame .1 st)urct> of pritlt' tor them bet<iuse it was st) different than everybt)dy else."  After the [)ht)ne call with Division I-AA Fastern Washingtt)n, Walker was t)n boartl. Nt)w, he just hatl tt) ct>n-vince some t)ld-schot)l fot)tball fans.  "Frt)m a tratlitit)nalist's standprint, it hasn't bt'en t)verly po[)ular, but I think  See RED, Page 10  By Dalondo Moultrie  itie Herald-Zeituiig  Victt)r Schabacker of New Braunfels hatl a friend killt^d by a tirunken driver many years agt). Now, mt)re than 20 years later, he thinks ent)ugh is enough.  "It's a shame every time we optMi a nt'vvsfiapt'r and any citizen has lost their life with st)meone's negligent act t)f not obt'ying the law," Schabacker said.  "It coultl be f)revented if every  lime they got behind the wheel, they thought about st)mtH)ne they knew or st)meone they read abt)ut wht) lost their life and decided tt) call a taxi."  S c h a b a c k e r echoed wt)rds sf)t)ken by more than 50 law enft)rcers, prosecutors and tifhws who gatherc*d Thursday night at the Main Plaza  Tharp  in New Braunfels ft)r ('t)mcil (oun-ty% [')Wl Rt)ll Call. A represc'ntative frt)m each law enforcement agency in attendance pit'dgetl continued vigilance in entort ing the county's "nt) refusal" stance t)n drunken drivers.  All summer, county cops have rec|uested anti been graritett warrants tt) have blot)tl drawn from suspected drunken drivers wht) refuse a breath test. The "no refusal" policy was stheduletj ft)  end after Labor Day, but nt)w, accortling tt) Criminal Distrit t Attt)rney [enniter Tharj), ct)unty agent it‘s will continue the f)t)lit y full timt'.  "Starting tt)night, we will gt) nt) refusal 24 ht)urs a tlay, seven tiays a week," Thar[) said to a rt)und t)f applause. "We'rt> just lil' t)l' Comal Ct)unty but we're setting stanticjrds — anti we're setting tht'm high."  See OWI, Page 10  ► CONTAINER BAN  More names turned in  Petitioners hope to force city to put ban to a vote  By Grtg Bowen  Itie Herald Zeitung A stH ontj batt h of an ('sti matt'fl f)()0 petition signatures was submitted Wetlnestl.iy b\ a grou() <ittempting to ton o .1 publit vote on tht‘ New Brauntels ( itv (’t)unt il-a[)[)r()veti ban on tlis[)osabl(' tontaint'rs on th(' Comal and (luadaluf)t' rivers.  But a public vote isn't the only option. At ( ording to t ity ortlinan« e, t oun( 11 ( oultl sim[)ly rt'pe.il tiu' ordinani e rather than t all an elet tion.  ()ppont'nts ot the t oun-(ils tontainer ban tiirnt'd in th(' first batch t)f an t'sti-matt'tl fiDO petition tiiri's t)ii lufsdax. ()n Ihurs (liiv, no additional pt'tition sign.itures wt're submitted.  ( Ity S(‘t retarv P.itru k At('n, who worked with his st.itt Wedntstlav .tnd lluirs-day to verity petition sigti.i-turt's, said mort' signatures are expet ted.  It'll take a total of \alid sign.Uurt's or S per-t ent ot the t itv's 510 reg-istt'ftnl voters - to put llie (|uestion on the ballot The petition is b('ing filetl under Artit leVI of the (itv's t otk' t)f ordinaiu cs. v\lm h gives tit\ vt)ters iht' power ot initiativt' anti rt'it'rt'ndum.  Section ().0 i of Arfit 1<'VI IS tht' referendum portion, untlt'T which t iti/ens may [)etition for an ortlinante f)ass(‘fl by touni il tt) bt* sub-mittt'd to the t it\'s voters. The ordinance sa\s that  See PETITION. Page 10  WEATHER, t4  MEGAN CAVANEE GOODWIN FRAZIER ELEMENTARV  Back over the century mark  High 101 Low; 77  Alto.....-,  Classifieds CftmLQS „ Crosswords  Forum.....  Qbituaries  Planner  Sfiofts.  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