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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 11, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 iilli    I  COUGARS, RANGERS IN FOOTBALL PUYOFFS TONIGHT SPORTS, 5  50«  New Braunfels  FRIDAY  NOVEMBER 11.2011  . h e r a I d -z e itu ng com  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  Shell store robber gets 40 years  Holley  ByDalondoMoultrl«  The Herald Zeitung A juflg(‘ sentenced a 20-year-olfl New Braunfels m«m to 40 years in prison Thursday after the man ¡ileaded guilty to his role in a (()nv(>nience store holdup anrl shooting.  Gets concurrent jail time for probation violations  Will Carver Holley, who was on [irobation at the time ot the Shell gas station/convenience store robbery this summer, also acknowl(‘dgefl  )robat ion, The guilty  that he violated whit h was revokei plea was tor one count of aggravated robbery and one count of theft. The probation  violations were for credit or debit card abuse, unauthorized use of a vehi( le and burglary of a l)uilding, all of whi(h he pleaded guilty to in  ► VETERANS DAY  City’s vets to honor those who served  By Drew stone  I he Herald-Zeitunq All thrf)ughout New firaunfels, public and private institutions are c ('le-brating Ameri( a's past .ind prescvnt servi( c'men in honor ofVetc'rans O.iy. And, as the entire nation pays its rt'spcH ts to tiie servic e and sac rit)( ('s made l)y its veterans, tiiose living around i omal ( ounty should be able to tind a numbc'r of cv(‘nts to participate* in today.  At II a.m, at Prince SoUtis Park, American I (‘gion Post I will host a mi'morial cereniony. Atten-d('es are encouragtnl to bring an AnK'ru an rtag.  iVtarine veli*ran and Post ( omni.tnder Pat Seegers said she l(*els if is im[)ortant to recognize sc'rvicemen, espec lally tixiay, so that Amt'ric ,ins n('vc*r forgc^t the* sac ritii es mack' to kc*e[) this (()untr\ tr(>e.  "It vv(' don't honor and tcmeinbf'r, th(>n thc*v will ( ventually forget," St'c'gers said. " Ihis is something we iM'C'd to do."  Sec'gers added shc> has .ilways bc'en proud ot the ( omiminity and rt'mains vc'ry proud ot her servK v to th(‘ Unitc'd Stale's.  "I ft*el suc h pride about il," she said. "1 never wanted to be anything else but a Marine and I'm just so proud that I did."  rheVc'tc'rans Day cc'k'bra-tions <ire not just relegated to adults, either. Throughout the day, ( j)mal Inde-[M*ndent School l )istri( t has ('vents planiu'd at all ot its s( hools.  (A)mal ISt) communications coordinator )ulie lerome said she* believes the sc h(H)ls are the perfc'c t place lo ( elc'brate Veterans Day, .is they educat(> students on )ust how important this clay rc'ally is.  "The sc hool is a wonder-lul way to celebrate Veterans 1 >ay," leromc' sakl. "It's just a  See VETERANS. Page 3  HATS ON PARADE AT 2011 WURSTFEST  Photos by SHAWN LEWIS j The Herald Zeitung  Many Wurstfest visitors don {raditional German hats covered in pins of assorted shapes and sizes that symbolize other places and lestivals Ihey've visited.  GETTING PENNED  Hat pins accent ties between Germany, America  By Betty Taylor  The Herald-Zeitung  As Wursttest continues, much can l)e learnc'd about the t('stival patrons from the hat pins that adorn their hats. Representing German places, events and symbols, the pins are collected by those who wear the German hats, whic h essentially becoming walking storyboards.  Henry Garza, a c harter member of the Comal Community Band, bought his hat in  "I've added pins here and there," he s.iid, slowly turning his hat U)0 dc'grees to show otf all the [)ins h(' has coll(‘cted. "You  OÍMLINE  Scan this ÜR code to visit Wurstfest online or go to WWW. wurstfestcom.  The pins on the caps of Wurstfest 2011 visitors tell the story of where they've been and what they're interested in.  buy pins from the rc*gionS that you hav(' bc'en lo in Germany. Buying hat pins is something that Germans do in (jermany as well."  He points to a "7S0 Jahre" (lin that he acc|uirc'd when the town of  Braunlels, Ciermany celebratc'd its JSOth anniv('rsary.  "Sine e Braunlels was our sister city, we servc'd as ambassaikirs  See PINS, Page 3  Texas board rejects Confederate license plates  2010.  ludge (lary 1 . Steel sen-tenced Holley to two years state jail time for the viola tions and ordered all sentences to run ( oncurrently,  See SHELL, Page 3  AUSTIN (AP)  Texas drivers vk^on't be able to put Confederate license plates on their vehicles aftc‘r a state board unanimously rejected the proposed design Thursday.  Among the nine members of the Texas t^epartmenl of Motor Vehicles boardof directors is Marvin Rush, chairrnan of the New Braun-  fels-headcjuartered Rush Enterprises. It Wasn't immediately clear if Rush, a Seguin resick'nt, par-ticif)ated in the vote, which followed hours of eniotional testimony.  Texas Gov. Rick Perry; who  Rush  a[)pointed DMV board members and is seeking the GOP presiden-t i a I no m i n a t i o n, p r e v i o us I y defended the historical value of Confederacy syml)ols but said he o()[)osed the license plates. VVhc^n asked about the plates last month, he said "we don't need to be opening old wounds,"  Memners of the Sons of Con  federate V('terans, which sf)on-sored the nroposal, had thrc'at-ened to file a lawsuit if Texas reje( ted the plate design, which features the group logo derived from the l)iittk' flag flown by southern states during the Civil War. The group has successfully suc»d to  See PLATES, Page 3  ► KIDNAPPING PLEA  Second suspect gets jail sentence  Guilty of taking Spring Branch sisters in 2010  By Daiondo Moultrie  The Herald-Zeituny  The sc‘( 011(1 of two ( ali torn 1.1 womiMi ac ( us(>d ot kidnapping <i pair of Spring Bran( h sistc'rs and taking th('m ,u ross country last yc*ar pk'aded guiltv Thurs day Hi a ( omal ( ounty i ourtroom.  |udg(‘ (iar\  1 . Steel <uc(*pled a gUlltV [)I(M  trom Sara T h (' r s a Nadeau, iB, on two Nadeau ( ounts ot  aggr.ivatc‘d kidnapping and s(Mit(‘n( ed in ti\vcMrs in [irison plus court costs and lees, lie also ord(‘r»‘d Nadeau, whenever siie is releas('d, to register .is ,i se\ oflendi'r.  A man who read a state men! to the ( ourt atti'r Stee! f)assc“d sentc'iK (* c harai tf'r i/ed Na(k'aii .is ,i v\ it( h .ind thc' lowest ''pi(*( (‘ o; trash that (‘\ists l)c‘c<uise \()ii chose to harm children. The man said he tiacked Nade.iu and her <,•> deUMV dant 1 )c>siree 1 l.imm lo ( al itomi,1, giving thcMìì sever.il op )ortuniti('s to r('le.ise thi' gir s — 1 () and I S seats old at th(' time.  I lan>m, j4, pleaded guiltv in August to lour c ounts ot sexu.il perlormanti' by a child, two t ounts ol aggra vatcnl kidnapfiing and sc'ven (ounts ot sc'Mi.il assault, and  See PLEA. Page 3  WEATHER, 12  PAVTON MATTHEWS LAMAR ELEMENTARY  Sunny and warmer  High: 70 Low: 48  Mby  Classifieds  CflmLCS_______  CrossjiyQtds EftLUiTL„_ . 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