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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 1, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 COMPLETE COMAL COUNTY PREP FOOTBALL REPORT BEGINS ON IB  50e  New Braunfels  SATURDAY  OCTOBER 1,2011  Herald ^Zeitung  herald-zeitung.com y  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  Wind gusts sack Marina  Cranes Mill site damagec  By Daiondo Moulbie  The Herald-Zeitiing CANYON LAKE  I ligh winds during a rain storm destroyed a lx)at (kx k and damagal a ik't't of rental boats Thursday i\\ ( ranes Mill Marina at ( anyon I ake.  The marina's general manager said he suspec ts th(' winds intlii ted up to $400,000 m damages, not to mention the money the company will lose du(> to susp(>ndefl operations.  "Normally we flo $4,000 or $5,000 per day on weekeniJs," gc-neral manager Don King said. “We already h.ul full bookings and we wer(' pnnK'd for a good week end "  Winds King estimated at about i)0 mph bashed the dotk, forcing a 40-foot long dock linger to point skyward, flipping a  400-pound pontoon boat upside down and wrc'c king all 10 boats in the flet't. King said. H(‘ s<iid he expc'cts seven ot th(' boat^ .ire irrc'parably damaged.  Workers pulltnl free most of the boats from the wrec kage aftc'r winds hit the doc k about i p.m. Tfuirsday, King said. One boat remained under the dock's wreckagc' a day later and the pontoon boat's upside was still down.  DALONOO MOULTBIE Herald-Zeitiiiiq  Employees at Cranes Mill Marina take a break from repairs to the site Friday afternoon. Wind gusts of up to 60 mpfi on Thursday damaged boat slips and the marina structure, tossing several boats upside down into Canyon Lake.  King said the company that owns the Cranc's Mill Marina also owns the Canyon Lake Marina and a rental fleet there. Boats will be sent from the Canyon Lake Marina to Cranes Mill and rental operations should be up some time next w'c'c^k, he said.  Vanc'ssa Boitnott, a bartender at th(' neighborhood tavern, The Hideout, said the watering hole sees many boaters from the marina each summer. Shc' said boaters somc'times come in after a long day on the lake to relax and have a few drinks.  "Wc‘ actually got a lot this summer," she said.  A ncvirl)y resident hc'ard about the damaged boat dock but had to see it for herselt. Tabathe Gregg of the Lake'View' tstates said she and her husband ow n a boat. They've used the ( ranes Mill Marina docks before but usually go to  thè manna on th(* othc'r side of thè lakcv, Circ'gg said.  I ler c uriositN, howevcT. got thè best ol hc'r and she drove over to take <ì pc'ek Fridav.  "I just want(‘d to set' how bad it was and it il  See MARINA, Page 5A  Parker testifies at Keystone XL hearii^  OIMLIIME  Scan this QR code to visit the U.S. State Department's Keystone XL page or go to bit,ly/b19CzD  From staff reports  AUSTIN — (x)mal County Commissioner Greg Parker testified on l)ehalf of the Kt'y-stone XL Pipeline at a U.S. State L)ef)artment hearing Wednesday in Austin, Tt'xasln-sider.Org reported.  The pipeline would link suf)plies of Canadian crude  oil with redlining markers in Tc'xas ancl otlier states.  "1 ask that you a[)prove tins worthy proj-ec t without delay. Constructing the Keystone XI pipeline would be a positive  Parker  step for America and Texas," said Parker, who is not sei'king re-election in Comal County but is contemplating a run for the Texas Railroad ('ommis-sion, which overset's the state's oil and gas industry.  "Keystone XL would fortity our energy su[)ply, grow' our economy and put thousands  of people back to work," said Parker, author of the book "Cjlobal Warming ... Reallvi'" Parker, who told the Slate [)epartment that he is currently researching the economic as[)ects of urnaii natural gas exploration in Texas, said the  See PARKER. Page 5A  Lewis named managing editor  From staff reports Shawn Lewis has bec'n named the managing editor of the New Braunfels \ lerald-Zeitung, according to publishc’r Doug Toney.  Lewis, who had been the newspaper's assistant managing editor since May 2010, replaces Autumn Phillips, who resigned to take an extended tour of Africa.  Rc'[X)rter Will Wright has  Lewis    Wrigtit  bc*t'n promotc'd to assistant managing c'ditor.  "This is a bittersweet announcement," Toney said. "We will miss having Autumn in the news  room, l)ut we wisli her well with 1|H her travels. 2 "Yet I'm pleased that we were able to promote Shawn I c'wis into the top ni'wsroom position. He brings considerable exfx'rience and skills to his  See NEWSROOM, Page 5A  B of A to chaise $5 monthly debit fee  Ptiillips  NEW YORK (AP)  Angela Malerba, who works in public relations in Boston, carries a cic'bit c ard because she likes to know when she buys something that she has enough in her account to pay for it. But )aying $5 a month to use ler own money? That's too much.  So when Bank of Ameri-  ^iiniirT nrrn FOOTBALL SUNDAYS  tDtvU    Rftlf Catch fawritfi ttiarn on tn»r 1 Hlli Vi, jncliMlmg a Sf»"  I likiiJII vlliti I    iwirIÄtlriiiksfieaiihallüäflmgalli'iOÄM  luutixBEER INSPIRED MENU BRI Wl'UB Alin RFSTAURAMT OPfll AT 41‘M DAIIY  APPEAL GRANTED  Bulverde man gets new tria  Plead guilty in 2006 gun battle against lawmen  By Oalondo Moultrie  The Herald-Zeitung  A Bulvc'rde m.in scn-U'Hced tiv(' ye.irs ,igo lo "'i  \('ars in [)rison in coniK'c -lion with a polii (' shoot-init was b.K k in ( ourt Thurs-(lav to lire his attorney alter ■ in a[)peals  ( ourt gr.inted u*  <i nc'w Iri.il in ^ _    *1:  I he c asc M I c h .1 e 1  Kennedv  Patrick KcnnecK was arrested Marc li iOO'i tor shool-ing U) Id SO rouiKh at S( hcTt/ polu (' otlH er Ki( hard Kun/ during a Irai-lu stop on Interslalc ? >. Kun/ returned tin' and sliot Kc'nnc'iK ihrc'c* times.  Kennc'(l\, now [)le,idl'd guilh |anuar\ iOOh to aggravatc'd ass,uilt ol a public servant wilii a deadK ueapon and Distric I ludge (j.iry Slc'i'l pass(‘(l sentenc ing latc'r lliat vc'ar.  More rc'cenlK, th(> Third ( ourl ol Appeals sent ifie c asc' l)ac k to distric I ( ourt )une 2*^, said j('ilre\ Kvie,  1 hird ( Ourt ol Appc'als c lerk.  'H(' has b(‘(’n granU'd ,i nc'w trial,' K\ Ic* s.iid  ()nc' ot Kc'nnedv's attorneys, (ic'ralcl (loldstein, ri'achcnl on his cell |rionc> latc’ altc'rnoon Ihurscl.u .aid the* a[)pc'.ils court re\ersi>d the conviction on the* grounds that motions to sup-[)ress e\ idenc(' lik'd in the' original trial should h.ne bc'en grantc'd.  C'loldsU'in said he hied a motion Ihursdav to withdraw' himselt Irom the“ case at Kc'nni'dy's r('C|uest.  See KENNEDY, Page 5A  WEATHER, 9A  WILLIAM WILSON  GOODWIN FRAZIER ELEMENTARY  Sunny and warm  ca Starts charging the' tc'e next ye.ir, Malerl)a figures she'll rely more heavily on her c rc'dit card. Or, in a strategy that seems almost c|uainl in these swif)e-and-go times, she may just c ar-ry more cash.  "Paying $60 a year in del)it carci fee's just sec'ms  See FEES, Page 9A     Higti; 88    Low; 58      Afeby _    66      Classifieds    m      Comics    ^ 5B      Crosswords    5B      Forum    4A      Obituaries    3A      Planner    ......... 8Ä      Sfiorts    IB      TV    7B     Voi 158 I No 278 2 sections, 18 pages  56825 00001 50 cents  240 South Ävf Hew ßraurtfcis IK WWW faHsHirftwrngCO  * j For breaking news, sports scores, weatlier, traffic and  mid-day updates, follow us on Twitter ®NewBraunfeisHZ  m  Learn wtiat's in tomorrow's paper, offer news tips, receive alerts. Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan.  Receive ttie Herald-Zeitung e-newsletter in your e-mail box each morning: herald-zeitung.com. Click 'Herald-Zeitung Mailing List.’   

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