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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 27, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 'Shrek' spin-off'film 'Puss in Boots' gets two paws up weekend, ?  50o  New Braunfels  THURSDAY  OCTOBER 212011  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  Anti-ban PAC leader eyes recall  McGonigal says he’ll seek mayor’s removal unless city turns over litter figures  ByOregBowvn  Ttie Herald-Zeitung  Can the Ban lea Her Mark McGonigal said Werinesday he's started a pc’tition to rec all Mayor Gale Pospisii because the city has failed to provide him with the source materials it used to  c om[)ut(* the amount of litter removed by its river-litter contractor  The rivc*r-litter collec tion figures have been a continuing point of disagreernent in cam-[)aigning related to the Nov. 8 referencium on the city's pend  ing ordinance that would ban beer cans and other disposable f(X)d and drink containers on the Comal and Guadalupe rivers within the c ity limits beginning jan. 1. The ban doc's not apply to the Guadalupe's stretch from Canyon Lake to the city limits.  Me C'lonigal, who helfK*d lead a successful pc'tition drive to force the ban referendum, said he needs 7 V5 signatures on the fx'ti-tion to trigg(>r a recall (‘IcKition "As of right now, we have a hundred and somt‘thing signatures already," McGonigal said.  "But I thmk we ll end up wrti) about S,(){)()."  The (Ity charter mancl.ites th.il a r(*c all petition must c arry sign.i turc's amounting to VO pef( ent ot the numlx'r of vote's cast in the  See RECALL, Page 9  ► 4B BOARD  Athletic  complex  funding  discussed  Board hears from people wanting feasibility study  By Dakxxfc) Moultrie  The Herald-Zeitung  At a spet iai meeting Wednesday night, the New Braunfels Industrial Devel-opmc'nt C orporation's l)oard of directors h<Mrd frresen-tation dc’^tailing whv the city needs a new sports complex and ac ( ompanying natatorium.  K('[)rc‘sent.\tives from Resolute Health and the New Braunfels A(|uatii ( liib pre-sc'ntc'd fac ts and askc*d the' Industrial Develofimc'nt Corporation — or 4B Board — for nearly $ U),()(K) to fund a feasibility study for the complex.  "It's <\ community proj-CKt," said judv Young, aquatic c lub president, "It's going to take community support to make it haf>pen."  The feasibility study would be conducted by Conventions, Sports and Leisure International of Min-nea[)olis, Minn., at a cost of al)out $47,S00, said Dr. Gary Bird, chief medical development officer tor Resolute Health.  Bird asked the 4B Board to contribute $27,500. Resolute Health will pay $10,000, and the Ac|uatic Club [)lans to spend $5,000 and raise another $5,000 in donations.  Bird said the facilities could help improve individuals' hea th in the commu nity. He said one in five Comal County students (20.[)ercent) spend thrcM' hours per day watc hing television. Building a new fac ility might help gc't those  See STUDY, Page 9  DOC MAKES A SCHOOL CALL  Submitted photos  Doc Sevennsen, leader of Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show" band, visits with New Braunfels band director Dana Pradervand,  TIPS FROM THE BEST  Doc Severinsen visits New Braunfels High School band students  Frorn staff reports In town lor [K’rtormane es at the Brauntex Theatre on I riday and Saturday, trumpet legend Doc Sev-erinsen surprised the New Braunfels High School band VVc'dnesday morning.  After l)and members f)C'r-formed for him, the former 'Tonight Show" bandleader talkc'd about his c arc‘er, gave advic e on auditions, and expressed how im[)resscHl he was with the student's musicianship.  OÎMLIIME  Scan this QR code to visit the Brauntex online or go to brauntex.org.  New Braunfels High School senior Kyle Fisher performs Wednesday along with fellow band members for visiting trumpet legend Doc Severinsen of "Tonight Show” fame.  Mayor’s Economic Summit brims with ideas for community growth  LAURA McKENZIE]: Herald-Zeitung  Alice Jewell, left, of f\/lcKenna Legacy Foundation, and Nancy Bower of New Braunfels Downtown Association, listen to a presentation by Jeffrey Finkle while attending the fVlayor’s Economic Summit at New Braunfels Civic Convention Center on Wednesday.  By Greg Bowen  The Herald-Zeitung  Mayor Gale Pospisii was upbeat after her Mayor's Economic Develofjment Summit on Wednesday.  During the summit, about 50 of the brightc'st minds in town met for four hours under the guidance of one ot the nation's leading economic development experts and identified key issues facing the community in its effort to grow jobs, develop the tax base' anci enhance the equality of life.  Pospisii  Ison  ► SEGUINTOT  Mother accused of trying to h^rmbaby  Arrested trying to leave the state with her parents  By FeikHa Frazar  Seguin Gazette SEQUIN  A Seguin w'om.in h<i^ be(‘H arrested on <in attt'mpted ( a|)ital murder charge — ac ( us('d ot tr\ ing to sutto( .)tc her 4month old daughter.  Seguin I’oIk (* Di‘te( tive It. lerrv Hc'rnandf'/ said Marinda Ison, 19, v\as arrested on ()(t 24 on .ill allf'gation ot attempted caj) ital murck’r.  Policc* w('re notified on Siiturda\ bs t.imiK mem ber that Ison had admitti'd to them that sh(' made <in attc'mpt to suttoc ate th<> int.int girl, in a home in the 1 I 00 olo( k ot iVtagnolia Strc‘('t on ()(t. 1 *♦.  Att(>r tiu' report was made, the bab\ was tak('n to bc' che( k(>d out, H(>rnan-dcv said.  "The (hiId was t.iken to th(* h()S[)it.il lor ,) pr(‘limi nar\ evaluation and report C‘d to have no signs ot in)ur\ at this time,” he said ackling that the ( hi Id was placeil into her lather's ( ustod\,  Hc'rnan<ie/ said the irn i dent last Wednc'sday mav not have bei'n th(> first.  "Foliow-up investigation  See MOM, Page 9  WEATHER, 8  ABBIETATE BEDFORD  MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY  Scattered showers  High: 68 Low: 47  "It was really [)roductivc*," Pospisii said. "I heard so many positive thoughts t(Klay. I think this community can handle just about anything."  She said she wants to invite summit fac ilitator |eff Finkle of Washington, D.C., CEO of the International Fconomic  See SUMMIT, Page 9     AbJbjt .    ............ 12      Classifieds _ _    __________12      Comics    11      C.ressw9iij§    11      Forum    4      Obituaries . ....    ,. . . 3      Planner    10      Sports    ...............6      TV    13     Voi 158 I No 300 1 section; T4 pages  56825 00001 50 cents     On the cower ^  of Seguin & Coll St. ^  : : ^ . WWW. f irstprote Si ant com f • (    Ch    n    RS1  JRCh    PROTESTANT  H OF NEW BRAUNFELS »«"«'»»“am      i J For breaking nows, sports scores, weattier, traffic and  mid-day updates, follow us on Twitter ©NewBraunfelsHZ    Learn vfvHat's in tomorrow's paper, offer news tips, receive alerts. Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebobk fan.    |Xjri Receive the Herald-Zeitung e-newsletter in your e-mail box each jjU^ morning: herald-zeitunQ.com. Click ‘Herald-Zeitung Mailing List'      

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