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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 24, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 New Braunfelsers celebrate parade  TOP: Kit Shook, 1 5, rides horse!),i( k with fellow 44 \ ( lui) inemb(‘rs during F riday's ( onial ( ouiitv Fair Para(l(',  ABOVE: ihousands line the sire('t in downtown New Hrauniels.  RIGHT: III! I vvald tosses { and\ troni aboard .i Relay lor I it(' tloat.  BOTTOM: ( ousins Kydi'r I Ills, l(“lt, ()wen W('lls and lat k K.ihlig, all 5, )lav w'ith  .1 bubble gun whi ing th(‘ ()arad(  I' w  atth  Ptiotos by LAURA McKENZIE | Herald Zeitung  W)\)\\ 'SSKI{\ ICKS  B MEPPEN, Ethel Hope. Memorial service, 3 p.m., Abbey Chapel in Restland Memorial Park, Dallas.  8 QUINN, Tina Robinson. Memorial service, 2 p.m., Zoeller Funeral Home.  ONLINE EXCLUSIVE  I 5 To comment on obituaries or to read comments made ¡JyyH, by others, visit herald-zeitung.com  Fired A&M exec: I was joking  SANANTOMO(AP)  A longtime adviser to Gov. Rick Perry, uf)setover his abrupt firing at a Texas university, admitted Thursday he told staff h(' would surrender his office keys only if "anyone is man enough to take them" — all while branrlishing a (xxketknife in what [X)lice c alk'd a "nonthreat(*ning" way.  lay Kimbrough didn't (k>ny the (on-trontation (k*tailed in a Texas A&M University police report, which includi's the ()4-year-old telling a sch(M)l attorney to "bring it on " ile was es(ort(>{l oft (ampus and (juoted  an Army war hero — "I shall return!" — before riding off on his motorc vcle.  But the ex-Marine, who has ()uilt something of a swashf)uckling fK'r-sona while filling varif)us roles for f¥rry, s«iid fh(‘ im i(^‘nt was a m.jtter of A&M officials not Fn'ing familiar with his [X'rsonality.  "There was no threat," Kimbrough said. "This is Texas. Som(' fKX)pk' have ^uns when they jog. Some peopk* lave po( ketknives. It was a jokt'."  Packing guns while' jogging was ikkI to his longtime* frif'nd and lx>ss Perry, the* Republican prc'sidential  conten(k*r wf>o famously said he shot a coyote dc'ad while jewing last year.  Tex.ts Ai^M |M)lic said no charges were bc'ing fil(>d against Kimlirough, who was firc'd Wc'clnesday as deputy c ham ellor of the AtS^M systc*m.  Although Kiml)roug[i clid not ck'ny the p)lic e narrative', hi* t( )ld a far triore mild story to the medi.i bc'fore Ai^M ri'leaMKl the re|H»rt late Ihursd.iy. Kim brough's ('arlier vc'rsion (onspn uous ly left out him ti'lling Ai<<M genc'ral counsel Ray Rf)nill.) th.it he would give up his keys and sec urity ( ard, "It anyoiK' is man c'nough to take thc*m."  Falling satellite slows down, strike on Earth is delayed  CAPE CAMAVERAL, Fla. (AP)  A () ton NASA satc'llite on ,i collision course with Farth c lung to s[>ac e Friday, apf)arently flipping position in its C'V(‘r-lower orbit and stalling its ck'ath [)lunge.  The old rc'searc h s[)ac ck raft was targc't-c'd to c rash through the atmosphere somc'time Friday night or c'arly today, f)utting (Canada, Afri( a and Ausfrali.i in the |)otc'ntial (rosshairs, although most of the satellite' should burn up during re»-('ntry. The Unitc'd St.Uc's wasn't c'ntire'ly out of the woods; the [)ossible strike /one skirtc'd Washington state.  "It just doc'sn't want to comc' down," said lonathan McDow'ell of the U.ir-vard-Smithsonian ( c'ntc>r tor Astro-[)hysii s.  McDowc'll said the satellite's delayc'd demise' dc'monsfrate's how unreli.ible' ()rc*di( fions can bc’. Fhaf s.nd, 'the* be'st guc'ss IS that it will still splash in the' ocean, just be>( ause the're*'s more'oce'an out thc're'."  Until Friday, incre-asc'd solar ac tivity was causing the- atmosphere* to c'xp.ind and thc' i.S4oot, bus-si/e s.ite'llite to trc'e tall morc' c|uu kly. Hut late' 1 riday m( )rn-  ing, NASA said the* sun was no longer the' major fac tor in the rate' of (k'see'nl and that the' satellite's position, shape* e>r both had changed by the* time' if sli[)pc'd down to a lOO-mile* e)rbit "In the last 24 hours, some'fhing h.is happenc'd te> the spae c'c raft," said NASA od)ital clc'l)ris sc ie'ntist M<>rk M.itnev.  ()n Friday night, NASA said it c'xpc'ct e'cl the sate'llite' to come* < rashing down be'fwc'en 10 p.m. .me! J a.m. It will be* f)assing ove'r the' Atlantu , Pacilu <ind Indian e)ce>.)ns ,it that time', as we'll as ( anada, Africa <ind Ausfr.ili.i.  "The risk te> public s.uetv is ver\ re'mote," NASA said in a statc'me’nf.  Thc' Aerospace* ( orp., which tracks s[)ace ek'bris, c'stimateel the* strike would hap|K‘n sometime bc'twc'c'n about H p.m and 2 .».m., which we)uld make* .i hug<* diffe'rene e* in whc're the* ek*bris falls, lliose Lite'-night, e*adv morning p.issc*s showe*(l the* satellite* flying over p.irts of ihe* Unit e*el State*s  But NASA stre*ss(*d its pre'dic fions had almost all of the' I ;.S. in ihe c le*ar with Washington state* the lone holelout.  Juiy seated in Jackson doctor trial  LOS ANGELES (AP)  \tor(' th.in two \ e*.irs afte*r thc d(Mth oi Mi( h.icl lae k son, ,i |udgc swore* in |urors f rid.u to h(*.ir the e ase* against the* d( >e tor a< e use*d ot killing him with ,ui ove*r do^c of a powe'rful .ine's the*ti{ in <1 rented I ( »s Ange* le*s m.insion  Aftt'r months of inve'sfi-g.itii HI, 1 )r. ( onrad Murr.n was ( h.trgi'd w ith involun t<ir\ m.insl.iughfe't in Fc'b ru.uN 20 10 sine (* then both side's h.ive* |oeke'\e*(l to It.inic* fli(' ( as(> in the'ir f.ivi »r  Pios(*( utors contend iVUir r.n was ne-glige'nt in admin is|(>nng to |.K kson a le'th.il dose ()| the ant'^the'tK propoloi and otlu't se*da tivi's in the be'drooin of the singer's r('nte*d mansion w ifhout ,H ( e*ss to prope'r lift' s.iving eejuipme*nt.  FARM TO  Penalty phase in ‘Twilight Rapist’ i,.f suspect trial to continue Monday  SimiRDAY  .........m-in......  EXAS  EDNA  Pc*n.iltv ph.ise* tc'stiriK >ny rt'sume's Monelav in thc* trial e)f the man authc>ritic's suspc*( t to be "the Tw ilight Rapist" of e' 1 el e* r I v w o m e* n ne.u the Texas Ciulf coast.  The* trial ot Billv |e>e Harris r e e c's s c' cl aftc'r the* first day of pe n <111 y -[)hasc* fc'sfi-m o n y  Thursday in lelna, about 100 miles southwc'st ot 1 louston. That was aftc'r a woman preise*c ute>rs say was the first of his vie tims testitic'd that he* thrc'atc'neel to kill her if she* didn't stay C|uiet during a lanuary 200'» attac k.  She' also te'stified her attac ker te)e)k more* than $1 1,000 in c ash. She* was  Associated Press  toURMAGK^  ( III I SI, c iu)( <)i .Ml, WiNi  Hot & Sweet Bread & Butter Pickles  Iliey're back!  t’ 270 W. San Antonio Si. ' (830)214 6471  the •■tnrt tnnn  attackc'd again in Nove*m-be*r 200'» attc'r me>ving to  new home. Invc'stigators SUSJXX1 Harris in tfiat attack.  Tlu' jur\ convictc'd \ larris of sc'xual asstuilt in anothe*r attac k anel ceuilel sentc*n( e him to five yc*ars to life* in ()rison.  HOUSTON  Ex-officer sentenced  A formc'r 1 knisfon |K)Ik e* otticc'r has bc*c*n sc'ntene e*d to 20 v(*ars in prison afte*r .idmitting he stole more* than $()S(),000 trom his union to pay gambling dc'bfs.  Matthew ( alley, 46, [)lc'adc*d guilty in Marc h to two felony counts of the'ft anel misap|)re)priafions e>f funds. Prosec utors say he ste)le the' monc'y while sewing on the board of the 1 louston Pe)lice Officers Assoc iatie)n.  Heart of Texas Cremations  Direct Crem.it ion  $775.eM)  (Complete)  H77-271-05U:’ www.hi'artollcxaSiH'inatunis.Lom Ciall or see website tor det.>ils  FORNEY  ISD to return funds  A North k'xas s( 1kx)1 dis trki has ove‘reslim.ilc*( I its stu ek'nt [K^HilatKKi ()V(*r se*ve*r.)l ve*ars and nov\ nuisf [)a\ ().H k $1 5.() million in ove*r funding to the state,  Ihc' f')iill.is Morning Nc^\s re*ports th.it Fome*\ school offic lals mc*f with ottie i.ilsol the* Tc*xas I due ation ,Agc*n( \ on Mond.n.  IliedistrK t siiel in .i st.ite' me*nt that it v\ ill work e k)sc* l\ with the- TFA "to e-nsure* th.it anv over()a\ nu*nt is ad)usteei in a nianner that will causc* as littk' hardship as [X)ssibk‘."  The distnc t w ill prc*st'nt .i reji.iynx'nt | )lan h) tlx* c'due a^ tion commissionc'r t( >r me >n c'v over|3aiel ovc'r te)ur yc'ars, starting in 2(X)7-08.  CORRAL MISS ME  BRIGHTON YELLOW BOX  panting l'oi,y  i jshiuii Bouiique Downtown New Braiintcis Mon Sal H) C> • Sun 12 S  Local Fresh Produce • Flowers Cheese • Meats • SeafoexI Jams • Jellies • Arts.... Much More  SEPTEMBER 24  Come AND Shop FOR YOUR Farm FRESH Produce  LIVE REMOTE  WITH KGNB RADIO  LIVE MUSIC:  K. PHILLIPS  & THE CONCHO PEARLS PROVIDED BY  NEW BRAUNFELS MUSIC  NEXT WEEK NON PROFIT: MS SOCIETY  FRIESE.VHAUS ON S. CASTELL  IX Historic Doh-ntown  XEW BMl’NTELS  BETTER LOAN RATES AVAILABLE  ^EEl) CASH FAST NO UPFRONT FEES, (1001) OR BAD CREDIT EVEN BANKRUPTCY  HELP AVAILABLE LOANS from $2500 TO 250K  (kt loans for Bills, Personal, Debt Consolidations,  Medical bmergem'y, Business, 1st, 2nd Mortgage,  Horne Renovations, Vehicle, Etc  24HRS IMMEDIATE RESPONSE CALL: 1-866-675-9993  OF NEW BRAUNFEL  jcir'iellt.--    AAillon Kadt:>ili,    f'uidum  2010 Living Legends  6TH LIVING LEGEND  OF NEW BRAUNFELS  BililFITING BRAUNFELS FOUNDATION TRUST Tuesday, October 1 2, Now Braunfels Civic Contor  Wine Social 6 - 6:45 p rn. • Dinnei 0:45 p.m. • Live Auctiori  Tickets on sale online  www.nbchamber.org , or at the Chamber Office - Deadline; September 30th Tickets for thè event are $60 per person. Proceeds from the Living Legends event will benefit Braunfels Foundation Trust's youth activity programs.   

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