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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 16, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 21 Friday, July 15, 2011 | herald-zeitung.com  PACE TWO  For broakinfl n®ws, sports and traffic follow us on Twttter fimtwBraunftltHZ  Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan at facelxM^com  Sign up for e-newsletter by visiting the Herald-Zeiting online: fwrald-zeibjng.com  ► COMING UP IN THE H-Z Saturday  The Herald-Zeitung's Faith pages feature local houses of worship every Saturday  Sunday  LIVING: Lorenz Bading, 94, still has a long list of things he wants to accomplish  Tuesday  Catch up with what happened over the weekend m New  Braunfels and Comal  Wednesday  Food writer Laura Lopez answers cooking questions from Herald-Zeitung readers  ► YOUR DAILY COMIVIUTE  upcoming road work and closures Include:  ■    ihrough 5 p m July 29, Bridge Street between N Walnut Avenue and N Sycamore Avenue  ■    Through 5pm July 22, temporary lane clO' sures will he m effect from 8am to 5 p m. on S Walnut Avenue between W Coll Street and W Bridge Street  ■    At 1 p m Saturdays, streets bordering the Last Tubers Exit on the Comal River will become one way and closed to through traffic This will be m effect from the intersection of E Mather Street and S Union Avenue to the intersection of W Lincoln Street and Comal Avenue  The following Canyon Lake boat ramp closures have been announced because of low water  ■    Canyon Lake Forest Ramp 5  ■    Canyon Lake Hills West, Ramp 7  ■    Canyon Lake Shores, Ramp 22  ■    Mystic Shores, Ramp 23  ► WHAT S ON THE AGENDA  Upcoming public meetmgs include:  ■    Water Oriented Recreation District board,  5 p m Monday, WORD office 1928 FM 2673,  ■    f^ew Braunfels ISO board, 7 p m Monday, NBISD Education Center Board Room 430 W Mill St.  ■    New Braunfels Downtowfi Development Board, 8 30 a m. Tuesday, Council Chambers, 424 S Castell Ave  ■    Comal County Commissioners' Court, 8 15 a.m Thursday, 199 Mam Pia^a, New Braunfels. Agendas online herald-zeitung.com/docunfients  New Braunfels  Herald uZkitung  .HtRAlD-Zí!TU^iG.CO^'  707 landa St, New Braunfels, TX 78130 (83016?5 9144 fax Ì8301 625-1224  Published on Saturday Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Thursday througti Friday hy the New Braunfels Herald'Zeiiung lUSPS 377 8801,707 Landa Street, or PO Drawer 311328, New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas 7813M328  Periodical postage paid at New Braunfels, Texas. POSTMASTER Send address changes to the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, PO Drawer 311328, New Braunfels, TX /813M328  Delivery  Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 a rn Tuesday through Friday and by 7 a.m Saturday and Sunday can call (8301 625 9144, ext 229.  Staff directory  Doug Toney Editor and Publisher. Ext 201  doug toneyffheratd-/eitung com  Autumn Phillips Managing Editor, Ext 220  aphillips^herald-zeitunq com  Shawn Lewis Assistant Managing Editor, Ext 221  slewis®herald /eitung.cojTi  Chns Hoffman Sports Editor, Ext 223  choffmam<iherald-zeitung com  Kate Thomas Copy Editor, Ext. 222  kthomas@herald-zeitung com  Greg Bowen Staff writer Ext 225  gbowenéherald /eitung com  Dalondo Moultne. Staff writer. Ext 224  dmoultrie>ahe r a I d -/eitu ng.com  WillWnght Staff writer, Ext 218  wwnghr-S’herald-/eitung com  Laura McKen/ie Photographer, Ext 227  WAnght^^herald-zeitung com  Shannon Myers Advertising Director, Ext. 208  smyers@herald zeitung com  Jeff Fowler Circulation Director, Ext 228  ifowler^heraid zeitung cgm  Rosie Willingham. Business Manager, Ext. 202  rwiltinghamiiherald7eitung.com  Henry Coello, Production Director, (830) 625-5232  hcoello@herald-zeitung com  Classified advertising, call 625-9144, ext 207. display  advertising, caH 625-9144, ext 208, obituaries, weddings,  engagement, anniversaries, call 625-9144, ext 214  ■    news@herald-zeitung.corn  ■    sports@herald-zeitung com  ■    pl3nner@herald-zeitung com  ■    letters@heratd-zeitung com  ■    c I a ssif le d s@h e ra Id - ? eit un g. com  ■    advenising®herald-zeitung.com  ■    circulation@herald /eitung.com  Escaping toddler rescued  Police officer spies lone 3-year-old near Loop 337, returns boy to his home  Frorn staff reports  New Brciuntels Polite ri'furnecl a .V-year-old lx)y salely to his mother Sunday morn* mg after the tofldjer slipped out of the house anfl was walking near IcKjp M7 in New BrautTfels, a police spokesman sairl.  NBPf^ It. Heath Purvis said the boy, whose nam(‘ he withheld, was able to point out his home in the W){) block ot Frostwood l)riv(' to an officer as they  drove in the Summerwcx)d subdivisicin. The boy was unharmed, Purvis sairl, but polii e did make a report with Comal County Child Protc'ctive Services to docr ument in th(‘ incident.  Police were called about 8:10 a.m., and an offic er found the boy a()pro<Khing the road in the 600 block of Loop ^ V7, Purvis said. He said the boy told an officer his first name* and the offi(cr was able  to, with the boy's helf), track down the toddler's home.  At the home, thip mother did not know her son had slifjped out, of no fault of her own, Purvis said.  "The house was clean and safe,^' Purvis said. "She had all the-right devices up that would be n(>^ed for a kid that age."  He said the* boy had learnerl how tc) get around the safety measures.  COMAL LIFK  LAURA McKENZIEV Herald-Zeitunq  Kaieb Kisfner. 10, plays a round of mini golf with his grandmother Thursday at Landa Park Miniature Golf Course, The course is open from noon to 7 p m daily The cost is $2 per person.  ii()OKi\(;s  Law enforcement officers in New Braunfels and Comal County booked the following individuals between July 13 and July 14;  ♦    Alejandro Flores, 29, Fort Worth, violate promise to appear-dnving while intoxicated, speeding, failure to maintain financial responsibility, expired license plate registration, expired inspection sticker  ♦    Joshua David Ketchum, 24, Canyon Lake, public intoxication  ♦    Kevin L Kyler, 26, Canyon Lake, public intoxication  ♦    Katherine Colleen Malone, 32, Spring Branch, public intoxication  ♦    Matthew Troy Martinez, 27, San Antonio, motion to revoke proba^ tion-possession of marijuana under two ounces  ♦    Sabrina Ann Phillips, 21, Canyon Lake, failure to maintain financial responsibility  ♦    Daniel Lewis Polk, 61, New Braunfels, failure to require minor to attend school  ♦    Tonya Lynette Polk, 40, New Braunfels, parent contributing to non attendance  ♦    Devan Kase Post, 20, Bertrán, possession of drug paraphernalia, bond forfeiture-driving while license invalid with previous conviction or suspension without financial responsibility  ♦    Santos Leal Rodriguez, 65, Seguin, theft of property between S50 and S500  ♦    Johnny Salazar, 36, New Braunfels, violate city ordinance-  open alcohol container in city park  ♦    Daniel Aaron Smith, 44,  Bulverde, violate promise to appear  theft of property between S500 and $1,500 by check  ♦    Richard Daniel Sonnen, 58, Garden Ridge, failure to yield right of way entering roadway, failure to display proper license plate, driving on wrong side of roadway  ♦    Michelle Marshall Swatloski, 45, Georgetown, driving while intoxicated  ♦    Robert Marcelo Symons, 48, Round Rock, public intoxication Under the U S. Constitution, any person/defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty. If anyone IS found not guilty or had the charges dropped without the State going to trial and would like that finding published in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, contact Managing Editor Autumn Phillips, at (830) 625-9144 x220 or e-mail  aphillips@herald-ieitung.com .  A stor\ headlined “Woman in 'Vette Hashes vvt*apon" in Thursda\ 's Nt'w Braunteis Her-aId Zeitung provided inc (>rrect intorm.ition bc( ause ol a rt‘porting error.  According to section 4().02 ol the Texas Pi'tral Code: "A person (onrmits an ottense il the person intentionally know-  HLOri’KK  New Braunfels Police Department reported ttie following Incidents for July Sthrougfi July 11:  ♦    6;34 p.m., traffic stop for expired registration led to the arrest of the driver for 5 NBMC warrants at the 4100 block of Mormngside Dr, Investigating Officer C. Penniman.  ♦    7:07 p.m., male was arrested for assault after trying to pull his girlfriend out of his truck at the 100 block of Bluebonnet Ave, Investigating Officer G. Walker  ♦    8:03 p.m„ juvenile female trans-  COKHKCTION  ingl>; or rec kkssly carri(*s on or about his or her person a handgun in a motor vehi( le that is ownc'd by the person or under the person's control at any time in whi( h: 11) ihe handgun is in ()lain view," among other conditions. It is illegal for a person to drive with a handgun in |)lain view in vehic le and il is  ported to hospital for mental evaluation at the 200 block of Azalea Way Investigating Officer C. Penniman  ♦    12 a m , mate found passed out at Walnut and IH 35. Investigating Officer D. Trahan.  ♦    10'32 p.m., unknown offender(s) burglarized a residence at the 3200 block of Northwest Blvd Investigating Officer G Walker 11:57 p m., subject arrested after being found to be wanted at the 100 block of N Washington Ave Investigating Officer J. Tucker July 11,12:56 a m,, victim's apartment was entered through unknown means and 19 inch television was stolen at the 100 block of Wisdom Ct. Investigating Officer G. Hays  3:43 a.m., male driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated at the 900 block of Loop 337. Investigating Officer W. Spence.  5:22 a.m., subject entered semitruck and stole CB radio at the 2700 block of IH 35 N investigating Officer J. Tucker-  New Braunfels Police Department reported the following incidents between 7 a.m. Monday and 6:59 a.m. Tuesday.  ♦    July 11,8:07 a.m., male arrested for assault (strangulation) - family violence at the 1000 block of Linde Ave. Investigating Officer D. Sweet.  ♦    114 p.m., deceased person investigation at the 600 block of N. Union Ave. Investigating Officer G. Anderson.  ♦    2:14 p.m., lost driver's license at the 100 block of E. Common St.  illegal to display a gun to another motorist, New Braunfels f)olic(' said. However, police said the gun was out of plain sight on the driver's-side floorboard and the man to whom the woman disf>layed the gun refused to give offic ers his surname or pursue the matter. So, no (harges were filed.  Coach recalls Farias’ effort  Editor's note: Herald-Zeitung refx>rters sometimes get more information than they can fit into the st( )ri(^ you read in the newspaper. This column is devot-(‘d to tidbits that didn't make the cut.  Rob Rush,  (Canyon High  Sc h(X)l so( cer  (oach and  I h Stall reports  t(*acher, said  he coach(‘d thc' late Marine lance ( pi. lohn f, f anas in soccer tor two years. The coach, who wiped away silent t(‘ars during fanas' funeral last w(‘ek, said the f anyon graduate* and [xnver littc'r knew s(k C(>r wasn't his l)est s(K)rt but he worked as hard at it as an\ thing else.  Rush (k^crilM'd the tallen soldier as manv have.  "He was a great kid. Always had a smile on his lace. H(' was a '\'es, sir; no, sir' kind ol kid."  • • • • •  A 17-year-old Austin boy who was m New Braunt(*ls munic ipal court |uK 1 1 answering a minor in possession of alcohol ( harge' viid he' thought his time* and mon-e*y could've be*e>n mue h better spent else>w'h(‘re.  The boy, who onl\ gave his name as Aee‘, said outside the courtroom after 1 )C*ing orde*rc*d t( > seTve* pn >ba-tion that he prob.ibK woulel drink again be'tore his Jlst birthda\  "I'm not going to sa\ 'ne*v-('r,'" Ace said. "I'd like to say I'll nevc'r do it again. 1 v\on't anvlimc' s(K)n; not in the next ycMr or so."  He said the amount ol his line might tx' a i)it prohibitive* to his indulging.  "Paying tor $20 in beer turned to, like, $4iO in tic k-e'ts."  • • , • • •  Discussing the bra/en ac tions of what authorities are calling 'rive>r pirates" on the (Omal River, Mel Koehler, the (omal C ounty c riniinal distric t attorne-v's misdemeanor c hief, saifi the man convicted Monday of theft in connec tion with "pirating" was not the* only one lurking the waters.  "It looks like* there was more than just him ck)ing it. But we dicin't h.ive any e*vi-dence of who thc'v were*. The otficers went aftc'r the gu\' who grablxd the* bag. I tliink the judge's intention was to get the word out to those would-be pirates, and I'm putting words into liis moLith, that this type of bc*havior won't be tolerated."  Come and visit Tex-Specs Eye Exams & Optical  The only optical in New Braunfels tc) carry Fendi Frames!  Flowers out of FOCUS?  NOW ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS  Aimee G. Garcia, D.D.S., P.À.  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