Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Newspaper Archive: September 8, 2011 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 8, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 500  BAND OF HEATHENS OPENS TRIPLE BILL AT STORE WEEKEND, 6  New Braunfels  THURSDAY  SEPTEMBER 8.2011  Herald Leitung  KörclIH -»/sit.    Of-rSwikl/-^ l. . i-l a , r, a . . . r-r- . ^    ^ r-  he raid - z ei t u n g co m ' ^ *  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  Groups collecting for fire victims  By win Wright  The Herald-Zeitunq  N(>w Braunft'ls-.irea individuals and busini'sscs arc helping fiitch in to th(> relief effort for vi( tims of th(> Central Texas wildfi.es.  The massive wildfire in Bastrop (oiinty has scorchefl ni\irly Í4,(M)() ac res, engulfí^d c losf' to 8()0 homf’s anfl taken at least four lives. Thou-  Related  ■ Firefighters gamed ground Wednesday against one of the most destructive fires in Texas history Page 12  sands have b(*en displac ed in th.jt bla/(' anrl oth(>rs that pof)[)('d up in fh(' Austin area since Sunday.  A trailer-loaciof goods collec tc'd at the KC'iNB-KNHr radio station  offices in Nc'w Braunfels Ic’ft for th(' Austin arcM Wednc'sday aftc'r ncM)n.  ( onval ISi) is goirig to sc’rvc* l)rcMkfast for U)0 tir<'fighters and emergc-nc y responders on I riday, and will dc'liver < ontrihutions ol C'i.itoracle from C ISf) ('mi)loye('s.  See HELP. Page 12  Shelter set up at Boeme church  Oisplactd residenti of the Camp BuKs^ir Oaks ftench area fire have been directed to Messiah Lutfieran Church, 9401 Diet; Elkhom Road, Boerne Red Cross volunteers are on site;  American Red Cross volunteers will provide cots, blankets and refresfiments as needed to those at the shelter  AIR QUALITY  Realtli Alert  Effective today  The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has issued an Air Quality Health Alert (AQHA) for today at the orange level for the Greater New Braunfels area The TCEQ recommends that individuals with chronic lung disease such as asthma and emphysema, the elderly and young children should avoid exposure for the duration of this Air Quality Health Alert For information, visit vwvw.airnow.gov.  ► CAMPAIGN 2012  Perry, Romney take off gloves  Governor to Mitt: Dukakis created jobs three times faster than you did  SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP)  l ager to tangle, Republican |)residential rivals Kic k Perry and Mitt Komney sparrc'd vigor-  F’erry  ously over job creation and Social Security Wc'dnesclay night in a feisty carn-[)aign debate that rnarkc'd a contc'ntioLis nt'w turn in the race to pick a 2012 chal-Ic'nger to l^esidc'nt Barack ()bania.  lar more than in earlier Ci( )P debate's this summer, the c andidates mixc^d it u[) in their first tacc'off since Perry ('iitered the race and almost instantly overtcx)k Komne\ as th(' front-runner in O[)inion |)olls. Tliosc^ two — iind othc'r contc'nders — snipc'd at one another, c ontradic tc'cl allc*ga-tions and intt^rrupti'cl media c|uestioners to demand c)])portunitit's to take each othc'r on.  "Michael Dukakis created jobs three times faster thari you did, Mitt," f^‘rrv' j.il)lxHl in the debate's opening moments, referring to Rom-nc*y's Dt*mcK ratic prc'dcH.i'ssor as governor of Massachusetts.  "As a matter of f.ic t, GtH)rgc' Bush and his predecessors c reatc'd jolis at a f.ister r.vtc' than you did," Romney shot bac k at Perry.  See DEBATE. Page 12  GRASSROOTS PETITION EFFORT PAYS OFF  Can ban vote set for Nov. 8  f^tos by LAURA McKENZIE ] Hwalri Zeitutiq  Kim Love was among many in attendanGe wearing “Let Us Decide" T-shifts in supporl of a vote on the disposable container ban at Wednesday's New Braunfels City Council meeiiruj  Secretary verifies 1,690 signatures; city council calls for referendum  By Greg Bowen  ítieHerald-Zeitung  oters wi  dc'c iclc’ on Nov. H whc'ther Nc'w Brauntc'ls ('itv ('ounc il's ban on dis[)osal)lc' ( on-tainers on the (Omal and (¡uadalupe rivers will stand.  CouiK il on Wc'dnc'sday ac (('| )t* c'd the "(!an the Ban" citi/c'ns' petition c alling tor a rc‘terendum on the ban, whic h w.is ,ipprovc'd Aug. 22 in an (Mtort to prevc'nt the city's rivt^rs from being traslu'd-out bv tubers.  If a|)|)roved by voters, thc' anti-litter initiative' would ban l>ec'r cans anci othc'r disposable containers on the rivers beginning Ian. 1.  A lotiil of l,()‘H) signature's more than the S percc'nt of the' c ity's registered voters ncH'dc'd to make the petition valid — were countecl Ix'fore tallying stoppc'd  Wc'dnC'sday. ( ity Sec retary P.itiick Atc'n said there» were still a tc'w [H'tition sheets Ic'tt uncountt'cl.  "I think couiu il was alrcMcly ot lh(' o|)ini(>n that c'vc'n it thc'y didn't have (|uite c'nough signatures, we probiilily would go ahc\id .ind p.iss a rc‘sc)luti()n to put it on tlu'  Mayor Gale Pospisil and city council passed a resolution Wednesday ordering a special election on Nov 8 to decide if the ban on disposable containers on the Guadalupe and Comal rivers will stand  Novc'mber 8 ballot," Mavor ('«ile  'OSpiSIl S.IICL  She said a Novc>mbc'r vote was d('('mc'd prete'rable to the rc'teren-dum coming on the nc'xt available elc'ction dav in Mav 2012,  See BAN. Page 12  of New Braunfels  Communrty members can support local victims of disasters similar to this and enable the Red Cross to assist fami-lies like ttMS who are impacted by rest-derrtial fires by making a financial donation to the Amencan ^d Cross San Antonio Area Chapter at (210) 224-5151 or by going towwwsaredcross.org:  ► BUS DISPUTE  Civil rights group lies suit  Claims man, Flying R POA blocked CISD school bus  By will Wright  I tie Herald /t'tlunq  Fhc' war Ix'tucrn neighbors in Spring Hr,me h's I K -ing R subdivision esc al.ited on Mondav, as rh(' Texas ( ivil Rights l^rojf'(t 11 i RP) tiled a motion lor a restraining ordiM .uid .1 ( ivil tights lawsuit in tc'dcral court in San Antonio ag.nnst Danu'l I Idridge and thc I K mg K Ranch Propc'rtv ()un(‘rs' Association iP( )Al  rhe organi/atii >n tiled the do( unxMils oil hehal! ot Mu hael .mcl I (Mnn.i Riscmi m.tv, uiio c l.iim I Idridgc' .ind the i K ing R P( )A bl(K kc'd .1 ( om.il ISD sc h( k)I bus trom pic king up twcv ( hildrc'n ol thc Risc'nnui\s, both ot whom arc blac k and have dis.ibilitics,  Ihe motion alleges 1 Idridge has been di i\ mg his trat tor in troni ot the hus to phvsK ally blo( k i? Il also .ille'gc‘s [ Idridgc' hung a sign ( ontaining rac lal epithets on his |)rop(>rt\ directK in tront ot tht' tamilv's dnvc'-way att.u king Mrs. Riscmv may, who is ot leuish desc c“nt Dan 1 Idridgc' was unavailable' lor comment on VVednc'sday. His brothc'r, Dale I Idridge, said hc' uas hospit.)li/c'd attc'r sutt('ring a hc'art iittack on Fue'sdav.  See BUS, Page 12  WEATHER, 8  TAYLER HARMER LONE star ELEMENTARV  Partly cloudy over Comal  High: 93 Low: 58  Abt)y  ClaSiLfieás .. Cflmics Crosswords Forum  Qt)jiiiaries_  Planner  Sports  TV  10  10  9  9  4  3  8  7  11  Vol li)8 I No 2b8 1 section, 12 pages  56825 000Q1  50 cents  m 4'  y  For breaking news, sports scores, weatfier, traffic and mid-day updates, follow us bn Twitter ONewBraunfeisHZ  Learn what's iiitomorrow's paper, offer news tips, receive alerts. Become a New Braunfels Herakl Zeitung Facebook fan  Receive tfie Herald-Zeitung e-newsletter in your e-mail box eacti morning: herald-zeitung.com. Click 'Herald-Zeitung Mailing List'   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication