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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 3, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 COMPLETE COMAL COUNTY PREP FOOTBALL REPORT BEGINS ON IB  50«  New Braunfels  SATURDAY  SEPTEMBER 3,2011  UNG  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  Police make arrests in robbery  Two men arrested on charges of robbing convenience store, shooting clerk in chest  By DiNondo Moultrie  Ihe Herald-Zeitung  New Brauniels polu t* arrested two nic'n the»y said ar(‘ responsible tor tfie robbery and sh(M)ting of a cooperative convenience store clerk (‘arly Wc'dnesday, a spokesman said.  )on Scott Young, 19, and Will C arver Holley, 20, l)oth ot Nc'vv Braunfels, were c harged with aggravatiTl robfx*r\. Tliey arc‘ (‘,h being held on SSOO,{)()().00 bond, said Lt. Heath Purvis ot the New Braunfels I’olic c- Department.  Me said aggravated robber)' is a first-degree felony [)unishahlc> by .5- to ‘)9-yc’ar sentences and a fine' of u() to $10,000.  Purvis said Young and I lolley were' arrested at the [)olice department, and police rc'cov-erc'cl a revolvc'r similar to thc> one*  used in the shooting/robbc‘ry. ihc' arrests, Purvis said, were' the result ot c'videnc e collc'cted, wit-nc'ssc's' statemc'nts and revic'vv of vicleo surveillanc e.  Th(' vic tim, Christopher Allen I’addic k, iO, ot Cibolo, a c Ic'rk at the She'll I’lt Sto|), L’OI l- ^S S.  NEW BRAUNFELS’ JAWS SKATE PARK TURNS 2  JAWS draws a crowd  Skaters, gi’oups rave about park  Related  ■ Lights soon to be installed at JAWS skate park make gooct sense, folks involved in the park and in the communitv said 5A  By DakHKlo Moultrie  ihe Herak! Zeilung  Cek'()ratmg its st‘eond l)irth-dav rc'centiv, JAWS Skate I’ark in New Braunfels mc'ans a lot to a lot ot pe*o-[)le to be so young.  Spanning 20,000 sc|uare tc'c't with 17,000 scjuare fc'et for skating, the fac ility at [ ikel f’irk at the cornc'r of Cjrape and Spur streets was unveiled and opened to the public one Saturday morning in June' 2(K)9, <uid has been used by young cmd old ever since. The park has hosted events and bcH'n the* site ot menitoring sessions for community youth.  Those communal benefits persist today.  In fac t, 1 ()-vc'arold Patrick Kiser said he* doe'sn't know what he would do or where' he would go if it weren't there',  "1 come here almost every day," Kiser said as he* took a break in the shade on a rc'c ent hot sunny day.  Kiser said he moved away from New Braunfels ne»ar the end of last school year. He rc'turneci about a month ago and ge*ts to the [)ark as often as possible, Kiser said.  "Mc> and a couple other friends used to come here and ride," he said. "1 missed it."  Organizations such as Heritage ('hilciren, ('ommunity Bible Church,  See JAWS, Page 5A  at Kuenklc' Road, was flown to San Antonii)'s Univf'rsity Hos()ital in stable' condition, poiuc' saiel Thc'y said I’addic k was reh'asc'd thc' day after the shooting.  Rodnc'v 1 isc her is president ot  See ARRESTS, Page 5A  ► XAN THE BAN'  3rd batch of names turned in  By Greg Bowen  Ihe Herald-Zeitung A tl'iird batch o! petition signature's was submitfi'd 1 ri da\ by a group scH'king a citv-wide vot(> on th(> Neu Braunfels ( ity ( ounc il approved b.in on disfx isabic containc'rs on the c ih's rivers,  { itv Sc'c retar\' Patru k Atrii said those submitting the* sig nalures 1 ricl<i\' told rum thc third l)atc h ( ontainod aboul 600 signature's.  Ac (ording to thc anti-b.in group, some (>00 signjtur('s weri' fiandcd in TiK'sd.iy .ind another (>00 or so wcrc‘ hanrk'd in on Wcdnc'sdav.  lhat's about 1,800 signa tures — it all arc* valid. It takc's 1,()(>() valid signatures  ......or S pc'r( c'nt ot the c il\ s  i i 10 rc'gistc'rc'd voters to put the' (juestion on ihc ballot.  Atc'n said hc' and his statt arc' working to ve'rit\ the sig nature's.  If the rc'cjuirc'd number ot signature's arc' vc'rifu'd, Alc>n will turn tlu' pc'tition in to citv counc il, whic h could thc'n rc'ix'al the* eontainc'r ban or c all an c*le>c tion,  ( ounc il ap[)rov('d the ban on Aug. 22 in a move to ke'c'f) the* ('omal and Ciuadaluf)e  See PETITION, Page 5A  WEATHER, SB  KAYLA HERNANDEZ GOODWIN FRAZIER ELEMENTARY  LAURAMcKENZIE|Herald-Zeilung  Nathan Woeber works on perfecting a trick while skateboarding Aug. 24 at Jaws Skate Park with friends.  Plan ahead: Closures for Labor Day holiday  By Will Wright  the Heiald-Zeitung Labor Day signific's the unofficial end of summer, and most folks around Ne'w Braunfels will f)e taking the clay off.  It'll be a holiday for school districts, and workers at most city, county, state and federal government offices. Police, fire and other emergency personnel will be  working. Solid waste and rc'cy-cling will be collectc'd for those whose days fall on Monday, but the city recycling center will be closed.  All (x)mal County office's and courthouse will l)e c losc'd, as will U.S. R)stal Si'rviee Icx ations in Ne*w Braunfels and ( omal County. Stu-dcMits and employe'C's in the Nc'w Braunfels, Comal, Marion, Navarro  and Schc'rtz-Cibolo-Universal C ity sc hool distric ts will be off.  All area banks will be closc'd. Most grocery stores and other rc'tail outlets will ke'C'p their regular hours. H1:B store's, Walmart, Albe*rtsons and Handy Andy will all be open.  New Braunfels Utilitic'S offices will be closed. NBU customers whose bills are due from Se'pt. T-.S  have unlil S p.m. Tuesday to make* thc'ir p.iyments. l\iyments may also be le'tt in the night depositor)' at NBLl's mam offic e drive-through.  Customers can report service prol)lems and power outage's by c alling NBU's 24-hour dispatch line at ()2‘)-4NBU(4628).  The New Braunfels Llerald-Zeitung's I anda Strc'et officers will bc' c losed.  Still pretty hot High; 101 Low; 74 «to—......................»  Cla5siiifi_ds _  Comics.........  C.rQssi«9rcl§ „  filUlD________  Obituaries  Planner______  .....—  TV  9A  ,9A  3A  M  IB  7B  Vol 1581 No. 254 2 sections, 18 pages  56825 00001 50 cents  Brewpub & Restaurant Open at 4pm Daily  NEW BeeHnspired Menu  NtHX)VK«t  I ivi 11 AM rmviAi  ihumÍ4%!> at (t.iii.  I'ri/i'* for l*t.  2«tl St ird  For breaking nuws, sports scores, weather, traffic and mid-day updates, follow us on Twitter ©NewBraunfelsHZ  Learn what's in tomorrow's paper, offer news tips, receive alerts Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan  Í40 S. 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