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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 18, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 For breaking news, sports and traffic fnllnw u* on Tuwitter ONewBraunftltHZ  Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zoitung Facebook fan at ficebook-com  Sigri up for e-newsletter by visiting the Herald-Zeiting online herald-zeitunQ.com  » COMING UP IN THE H-Z Saturday  The Herald-Zeituno'i Faith pages feature local houses of worship every Saturday.  Sunday  Herald-Zeitung columnist Mike Frtsko  puts his unique spin on life’s events  Tuesday  Catch up with what happened over the weekend m New  Braunfels and ComaL  Wednesday  Clip out delicious recipes published on the Heraid-Zeitung's At Home page  ► YOUR DAflY COIVIMUTE  Road work and closures scheduled for this week inelude  ■    Segiiiii Avemit? between Meusebach and East /ink fot construction, closed indefinitely  ■    Rebecca Cieek Road is closed at the Giiadalu()e River for construction The detour route witl be srqned along FM 311 and US 281. The anticipated rompletmt) date lor construction IS late Mat( h ?fll2  BECOME AN I REPORTER  ih'Z  Ml»'com  ► VVHAT'S ON T HE AGENDA  Public meetings scheduled next week include:  ■    VV.itf'i OneiUf'd Recreation District Board Meelmq, p Mondav 1928 FM 7673 (WORD  OtllCfM  ■    rxtBlSfJ Boaid of Trustees, 7 p m Monday, Educatinii Center board room, 430 Mill St  ■    Cotiiai Coiiniv CGininissioners Court, 8 15 pm Itiiiisday, 199 Main f^laza  ■    New Braunfels City Council, 6 p m Nov 28, City Council Ch-'imbeis, 4?4 S Castell Ave ,  New Rr;jiinfels  fJew Braunfpis  Herald uZKiruNG  [TO tiiRAHWMiuNGCOrV  ;071 aiidn St, New Braunfels, 1X78130 9144. fax 18301 62*1 1?74  Pubkshir'ft on Satiinlay, Sunday ntornings and weekday inoTiiiiiq'. luesdav !f''>«igti Ftiijay by Iht' fJfw Braiintels Herald /Hitung;iUSP.S 377 88(11, ]Ql l anda Street, or PO tliaw(^r 3in?8 Nf.v Hraunlf;l\, Cnmal Cmirrty, Texas /8131 13/'8  Penodu al poslagf' (lard at rjew Braunf‘*ls, Texas POSTMASIf R S*;nd address i.lianges t(i itie New Bratiiifiils Herald Zt'ituitg, PO Drawer 311328, New B'aunf.'l',. 1X78131 13?8  Delivery  Subsr who have not received a newspaper by 6 a ill liK^sday Mtrouqli Fnday ami by 7 a in Saturday and Sunflay.,lilt all t83(i|fi?5 9144, f>t ??9  Staff directory  Doug Toiiey Nitnr and Pnblistiei, Ext ?01 doug. tcinh* aliHrald /Pituiig i mn Shawn Lewis, Managing fd,it')i, f »t 720 slewis‘?iH ' iH ^I'ltn'iq < nm  WillWrighf Assistant Managing fditor,F'i’ ??1  wwrigbt « herald /eitnng Lom  Chns Hoffman, Spfvts f ditor, f »t m  I hoftnian '.ihetalti /‘;itiing com  KateThonias Coiry Fditor F«t 777  kthoinas<.?lipiald /f:itung com  Greg Bowen, Staff v'.Micr F xi 77^<  gbo wen UI: ci a Id 7 H1111 ng c om  Dalondo Moultrie, Staff writer. F «t ??4  dinoultrie U'fieiald /eitnng com  Laura McKen/ie, PinitDgrapfiei I »t 227  wwnglirii'fieiald /eftiing rom  Shannon Myers, Advertising () i<‘ lnr,F»t ?08  sinyers'tilieiald zeitung coni  Jeff Fowler Ciicnlatmn Directni, F»t, ??8  jfowiei tifierald /eilniig (,oin  Rosie Willingham, P isiness Managpi, F>t 70?  iwillitighaiiitilteiald i'fitung coni  Henrv Coello, Prodi.^ tmn Direi mr, (8301 f>7^ ^732  hcoello.' "aid /e-li,ny corn  IMPORTANT NUMBERS  Classified advertisin,.,, all 62'j 9144, ext 2U/, dispiay advertiSfiiq. rail 6?5 914<}, ext ?(18, obifnaries, weddings, engagement anniversaries, call 6?5 9144, ext 214  ■    (rews‘;'herald-/eit.ung,c.Dm  ■    sports ®herald;eitung.com  ■    plannef «‘fierald /eitung corn  ■    letters oftierald/eitungcom  ■    ■iassjfieds''<ifTerald ¿eitung com  ■    advenistngifiherald /eitung com  ■    circuJation'i^herald /eitung com  fj  CHURCH OF THE WEEK  To become Church of the Week, send an email to kthomas'® herald-zeitung.com and ask for a Church of the Week form, or call 1830)625-9144 ext 222,  Court issues 2012 political maps for Texas  AUSTIN (AF)  A fpfieral court on Thursday issutH I tiTiipi >rary p( )l itica I maps for the 2012 election in Texas that M)me say will give llerrKK -rats a greater chance of winning scMls in the- Lt>gislaftire.  me maps, which still must lie given final court a()proval, will remain in place for state House anci Sc'nate rlistricts until there is a resolution to lawsuits lik'd over the Lc'gislature's proposals likely through the  2012 elections The court is ex|XH to also release a pro-pos<il f(M- nl^v congressional districts.  Repuhl ic ans have acknr)w|-t’dgc'd thi*v' are nc4 likely to fiokJ on to thc‘ 101-49 sufx'rmajority thc'y have in the Texas House*. Still DemtK rats argue that the COI’ map drawers went trx) far in try ing to prc*^rv(> their [kav-  Attorneys were still analyzing the ma|)s Thursdav evening.  The court order from a three-judge panel in San Antonio r(‘f^uestc»d that parties file comments and objections by noon ti Klay. A s{)okt'swoman for Texas Attorney ( ieneral Oeg Ahlx)tt, who is reprt'senfing tne state, said the office is reviewing the maf)s.  "We've rc»teived the courts proposed interim maps and w(''re revit^vi^g thcw and working to ()rc'pare a response as recjuested by the court," said  COM Al. LIFE  LAURA McKENZlEy Herald-Zeitunq  Tom Duran, left, holds a frozen turkey as Camry Duncan, 11 hands a client a box of muffins during Thursday's Thanksgiving Food Box event at Tree of Life Church  A LITTLE HOLIDAY HELP  520 boxes stuffed with food given to those in need Thursday  By Betty Taytor  I^ifi Heralfi /eilunq  ( ars v\c>re (jueuc*d, hot dog'' were' cooking and voluntCH'rs were busy stutfing lH)xes lull ol food as llu' (‘ighlh annual ihanksgiving food Box got under way Thursda\ at the f amiK 1 if(‘ ( (Miter at Trc*e ot I ife ( luirch.  The comhinc'd c'ftorts of the Salvation Army, Family Life ( enter and TrcM> of Life* (Church .illowc'd for S20 food boxes, (»ach containing a wcH'k's worth of food, to he given to fami-lic*s in nc‘c*d.  On Thursda\ morning, vol-untc‘c‘rs wc‘re still rec eiving f(XKl donations to add to the boxes. Ihose who cjualitied for the )rograrn received a turkey, lamhurger meat, eggs, milk, and (lu-ese, as well as non-  perishables such as rice, macaroni and ( hc'c‘se and peanut butti'r and )(‘lly.  "They .tlso rec('ivc‘d a Irc'sh dessert, sue h as a pie or c .tke," said ludy Baker, center man-ag('r at The Salvation Arms About 120 volunteers helpc'cl out, doing c'vc'r\'thing from l.tk-ing .ipplic ations to stuffing bags full ot frt'sh corn.  (iracie Turner vvas on(' of those' voluntcHTS who was busily stuffing stalks of corn into a ^apcvr bag. When asked v\ l>at irought her out to the Th.inks-’iving c^vent, she re[)lied, 'My leart."  A large conveyor belt system allowed for easy delivers of the boxers.  Lunch was provided by The Salvation Army, and a jumping (astle was (orovided bv Trc'e  ol I ife ( hurch.  "Wc' knew there would be peKjple here witfi lamilies waiting in line, so we thought it would good to have some c hil-(Iren's ac tiviti(‘s," Tree of Life Pastor Don I^uik an saifL limmie Walker arrivc'd eady and was waiting in her car in th(‘ c ue,  "Tlris means a lot to me," she said. "1 think N('w Braunfels does a bc'autitui job ot helping out lamilies, espee lally when I see what's going on in otlu*r parts of th(> countrv."  Maria Robk's l)rought her mothc'r to the c'vent.  "With the economy th(' way it IS, it is hard for older pe<)pk‘," Kobles said. "Mv mom is <ind my dad is also in his fiOs. Th(‘y don't have much monc'y c oming in, so this is great."  New Braunfels Police Department reported the following incidents from 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 to 6:59 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14;  ♦    11:44 p rn., 45-year-otd male attempted suicide by consuming acetaminophen in the 1400 block of Cap Ridge Peak. Investigating Officer W Spence  ♦    Nov 13, 12:10 a in., male subject arrested for in|ury to a child and assault by contact (family violence) in the 400 block of Napoleon St. Investigating Officer W. Spence.  ♦    1:21 a.m., intoxicated male flagged police down to talk and was arrested for warrants in the 200 block of Landa St. Investigating Officer M Smith  ♦    1:35 am, person was arrested tor driving while intoxicated and passenger for possession of controlled substance m the 1600 block of State Hwy 46 S. Investigating Officer W Spence  ♦    1:46 a m., public intoxication in the 100 block of Landa Park Dr. Investigating Officer S Hrncir.  ♦    2:55 a m., female arrested for  |{|.()'n’KK  driving while intoxicated subsequent to traffic stop in the 100 block of South St. Investigating Officer T Flugrath.  ♦    3:18 a.m., male arrested for public intoxication after being asked to leave property in the 400 block of E. Common St, Investigating Officer G. Hays  ♦    7:39 a.m., female arrested for driving white intoxicated after motor vehicle crash m the 2600 block of Loop 337 Investigating Officer 0. Trahan.  ♦    12 p.m., found property at the 500 block of Gaines Dr Investigating Officer M. McFerran.  ♦    6:27 p.m., suicidal subject with a shotgun in the 200 block of N Plum Ave. Investigating Officer D. Trahan.  ♦    6:55 p.m., suspect reported in gas drive off at Murphy's USA in the 1200 block of IH 35 S, Investigating Officer S. Alvarado.  ♦    8:26 p.m., person was arrested for outstanding warrant in the 1200 block of IH 35 S Investigating Officer G. Fuller.  ♦    8:35 p.m., female was offended  that her neighbor yelled at her and used curse words in the 2200 block of Cotton Blvd. Investigating Officer fvl Smith  ♦    11:41 p.m., contacted male subject at Faust Street Bridge who was found to have warrant in the 400 block of E, Faust St. Investigating Officer S. Alvarado.  ♦    Nov. 14,12:34 a.m., 16-year-o1d female ran away from CPS custody in the 700 block of Comal Ave, but returned. Investigating Officer J. Tucker  New Braunfels Police Department reports the following incidents between midnight and 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 14:  ♦    Nov. 14,12 a.m., victim received four harassing phone calls over 13 months in the 1500 block of IH 35 N. Actual incident occurred June 30. Investigating Officer D. Olson.  ♦    6:50 a.m., vehicle entered by unknown offender in the 1400 block of Narcissus Blvd. Investigating Officer R. Luna.  Ablx)tt spokeswoman Lauren Bean,  On(> of the biggest (hanges was in Sc'nate District 10, which Republicans had drawn so that Democrat Sen. Wendy Davis would face little chanc e for re-election. Davis had argued Ix'fore the ft*deral court that the* map discrtminafed against minorities in her district. The court ap[)arently agreed, and largely rc'Stored her district to its original boundaries.  City, county canvass Nov. 8 election  By Gf9g Bowen  The Herald-Zeituiiq ( itv of Nc>w Braunfels and (x)mal Oninty oftk ials have canvassed the results of thc> Nov. 8 c'lections and approvc'd thc‘ vote as initially reported with two small statisttcal (hanges.  "So, it's oftK lal," < itv Sc‘( -rc’tary Patrie k Atc'n s.vid.  In a special eU>< lion [)rompt(‘d b\ t iti/c'ns' |x»ti-tion, city voters ajiproved a prohibition against beer cans and other disposable containers on tlie ( omal and ('.uadalui)e rivers, the city's massiveK popular tub ing venues Tlie munt( ipal anti-iitter initiative does not apply to the ( juadalupe River trom ('ainon take to th(> New Braunfels limits. It becomes ('ff(‘( live Ian. I.  ( it\ (oun( il ( anvass(‘d th(' results Wediiesdav ev(‘nmg. C .invass r(‘sults show S,17i voters, or ')7.h8 [)er(('nt, voted in lavor ol the can ban. V'oting against Wi're 5,79() voters, or 42,52 per( (>nl, Lk‘( tion night tig-ures showi'd 1,1 (i(» tor tire ordinance* and 5,79 1 against.  Afe'n said 2ii.7 pe're (>nt ol the* eitv's re'gistere'd votc'rs turne'd out. "lor a e it\ e'lc'e tion, tliat's tantastic," he* saifl 1 le said the' spee iai e*lcH tion cost about $ I S,00() te) c ( indue t.  County vote  ( omal C ounty vot('rs vot c'd in lavor ol nine' of the 10 state constitutional aniendmcMits on the b.dlol, turning thumt)s de)wn onk to I’rop. 4, vvhie h dealt wilh allowing counties to issue' be)ncls to finance de've'lop-ment in blighte'd are'as.  ((>mmissioners c .tnvassc'cl the re'sults Thursday.  County CcHwass re'sults show ‘>,22 5 ( omal voters, e)r 12.S7 pe'K ('nt ol those registered, (asl ballots.  Market watch  Nov 17 2011     Dow Jones    -134.86      industrials 1177073      Nasdaq    -61.62      composite    2,587 99      Standard &    -20.78      Poor’s 500    1.216 13      Russell    -11.11      2000              718 75      NYSE diary      Advanced:    574      Declined:    2.449      Unchanged    : 96      Volume:    4,4 b      Nasdaq diary      Advanced:    703      Declined:    1,782      Unchanged    : 132      Volume;    2 2 b     Af’  r'lcoiff  We Want to Make You a Loan  * No Checking Account Needed * Usually 30 Minute Service  STOP BY TODAY FOR FAST CASH!  1 "m' r m i.    m:4  20511-1-35 W, $te 2p5p, New Braunfels » (830)627-8800  r  Dofifile Carnival  “(romf one, come all to the doj^te curnirnl!"  I Help New Braunfels create a Permanent doe park! I •V    Sunday. November 20th  ■    Time: 11:00 am *3:00 pm  t:  •V  ■    Location: FM 482 & Rusch Lane Entrance Fee: $5 per friendly doe  ■    See website for directions and more information  I  Raffles 8e Prizes • Contests 8e Games • Silent Auction "P Aiiility Set • Bob for Balls • Mayor of the dog park  I Nfw Braunfels Puppy Ptoyland *  www.ngwbraunfcl8dogparic.com   GOURMAGE  CIUKiish, c:uo( ()j.Ari. VViNi  loin us for out  1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY!  Friday, November 18th 5-7pm We'll be sampling wine, cheese and other gourmet goodies.  Mon-Sat9to6 k    Sat IO to 6  S Breakfast & l.unch lo tu 2  tS).    ^At:ros!. thè Street tnmi l)uiuin^  270 W. Sari Antemio St. (pO) 214-6471  ■f'   

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