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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 1, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 THE GEORGES' TO VISIT PHOENIX SALOON TONIGHT WEEKEND, 6  50«  New Braunfels  THURSDAY  DECEMBER 1,2011  herald-zeituñg com  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852  Workshop attendees favor GCD  Citizens say they prefer countywide district to regul ate both ends of Trinity Aquifer  Wednesday's 1 rinity Aquifer    flate to join a neighboring (.( I),    try to (< >nvin< o th<‘ lex.is ( oni- st,ikeh()l(li'ts' < («tniutu-o to !<x>k  g , workshop seemed rearlv'to move    St.ife Sen. jeif Wentwortli, K-    rnission (>n [ rivinmmental Qua!- irTt(> c re.iting ,v ( ( (urirtv  SMI rHSC)NVALlEY--Comal forwxird with the creation ol a    San Antonio, drew applanst'trtmi    ity not to force (omal into a (i( [)  (.outity tommissioni'rs and many groundwater conservation distrit t    th(' grou[) gathered at the (iVT(    neighboring H('xar ( ounty ('.( I)  of the estimated 120 attending to iorestall a |K)ssiblestate man-    Auditorium when he saifi he'd    \vhil('( otnal (i)nmiissi()tiers t(»rm    See TRINITY. Page 5  ► RIVER AD HOC  Committee releases draft ideas  Proposes river access fee, hike in management fees  By Gr»g Bowen  ftie Herald-Zeituiiq  TIu' New Brauniels Kiver Ad Hoc ('ommittee on VViHlncMlay r('k>as(‘d its draft r e t () rn m e n d a t i o n s for imf)Tov(»ments to the city's tubing industry.  Th(> draft recommendations will be presented to the public at 7 p.m. Oc'c. S at Ml Kcnrna I vents ( enter. I’ubli( comnn'til will lv.‘ taken and uschI in fashu)ntng the tinal recomnienflations, whic li will lx‘ compietc'd by the committee on I)c‘c. 7 and taker) to c itv counc il on Dec, 12.  H(’re are the draft rec om-mc’ndations:  Short.term goals  Goal i: Establish river management operations as revenue neutral or profitable.  •    Recjuire users of the Comal and (juadalupe rivers to pay a tc'e.  •    Raise the Rivc'r Management Fec' collected by outfitters from $1.2') to S.'S per person.  •    C barge an ac c f‘ss fee of $S for all [)rivate tubes accessing the* river across t Ity ()ro|>erty (|)lus additional o|M'rational costs associat-c'd with codec ting the fee).  •    Develop a "Season Pass" or other exemption mcH hanisrn for New Braunfels residents, resulting in a reduc ed fee. (This system could be implemented using wristbands that also might be issued to proprietors of [>ch1 and breakfasts and other establishments where river access is incor-poratc'd.)  •    f nforce fcH's seven days a wet'k basc»d on cost effec tiveness.  •    Direct c ity staff to dc*v(*lop details ot fc^‘ implementations.  Goal 2: Improve safety for police, other city staff, tourists and residents.  See AD HOC, Page 5  CRUEL END FOR POPULAR LOCAL BIRD  Hw t(] /ntiimitlepholo  The Landa Park turkey, shown strolling aiouncl the park on Sept 15, was allegeitly ct)t)ke(j to death the Monday before Thanksgiving A San Antonio man was ticketed for illegal possession ot a live garn^' turd, a Class C fntsdemeanor.  FOWL PLAY  .Man cited in slaying of legendaiy Landa Park turkey  ► WEATHER  Rain on tap this weekend  Freezing precipitation forecast north of area  By Dalondo Moultrie  Ttir Hf“r;i|r) -ZPilu'iq  Nc’w HrauntcK i)"M rc'si  d(M)ts ( ,111 (*\p<'( 11 )nii.ill tlic  next t('W' (l.i\s bill should exp(‘( t tar troni a fieliii;{' ,t nK'tcorologist s,)i(]  "SoriK' ot th(> i.iiii mil’!;! I)(‘ a lilllc .)t luiH's, Bn! it looks liir ui'MI ,vnv wh('r»‘ b('fv\('cn tliu (' cjii.u ters K)i an iit< h‘ to .in iiu li ol r.iin,' said ( hris Moiti^ mf'tcoroloi^isl V'. itli die N.itional V\(',ttli(‘i '( (vk c in New Bi.iiinl('ls It tii.vx Ik* a tilllc tuMvu’f ,i! limes Ivut .ill in all    «I tail  Iv low cxpei l,i(toi)s I »1 ,((<11 nnil.vtions,  iVtoKis said w.imi iitois: Ciull air rni >\ ing ii| > 'hioui’,h South (Cult il lex.iv \\ i!l c l.isli With a ( old Ir Mtt di\ ing out ot tilt' l\o( k\ tains to ( reale lite ni()istiiie Th(' rain IS s< heduU'd i' » begin f rida\, Mon is s.ud,  I le pr('di( !('d SO pere enl ( h.inc es ot ram 1 tidav niorn mg into Sunda\, 10 [)CM(cn: c haiKcs Sttnifav i)iui;i aiid  about ?(/ moimng. '  )(‘t( ('lit )\(onda\ )(' area < ' M use  •. lot t IS  By Greg Bowen  Tfie Herald-Zeituiig  A San Antonio man has lx*en tic keted in the death of the wild turkey that had bc'en making its home in I anda Park since late* summer and had become a favorite attraction with park visitors.  Comal (>)unty Cíame VV.irdcMi Brent Satsky said the turkey dicnl after the man grabbc'd it by the neck, shook it and tossc'd it info the [xirk's Wading Pool.  The incidcMit occ urrecf the Mon day before Thanksgiving, but Satsky said the nian denied trying to catc h theturkc'y for lli.mks-giving dinner.  Thè man, whose' nariie was not released, received a citation tor illegal possession of a live game bird, a Class C misdemeanor pun ishai)|e by a fine of up to $S()l)  The Landa Park turkey was a popular lixtuFe with parkgoers, who enjoyed seeing it mingle with the geese  "Putting luvnds on it is ilk'gal," Satsky said. "By gral)bing hold ot it, that W'as whc'n the poss('ssion  p.iit ( amt' into |)lay."  lh(‘ game warden said that while the bird didn't die imine-diatc-K, th(' man's ac tions are lK‘li('\ed to hav(' Ic'd to the turkev's dc'ath.  Satsk\ said lu' issuc'd the c itation wIhmi lie ttcK k('d down tfic' man at tiu' ( omal ( ounty (ourthouse in (k)vvnlown Nc'w lii.Hintels, where Ik' was working on the courthousc’ rc'storation projc'ct. Ihe man was placed under arrc'st when it was discovered he was wanted on a Bc'xai ( ount\ warrant for unpaid ( hild support, Satskv said.  A woman visiting the park saw th(' iiK idc'nt with the* turkc'v, wrote' down th(' man's vc'hicle license platc', and ( allc'd th(> autbontic's, Satsks said.  Mu' woman said slu' witnc'ssed  See TURKEY, Page 12  thc' tour d.Hs (>1 laii said,  ' that's what w» e l:i ing lor," he said.  I Ic' said letn|X'i,ilures aie expc'c t('d to liu( tu )!i‘ ov(M th(' coming d.ivs w itli liighs in thc' 70s tod.iy. I iid.i\ wti! be a bit c oolet with K'mpc'i aturc’s r('a( lung onK the uppei ()0s, iWoffis said Iheii expei t another spike Satui d.t\ with highs in the low 70s and a tfc'e l.dl with highs onlv rt'iic hing tlu' lOs  See WEATHER. Page S  WEATHER, 8  CAMERON REXILIUS  SEEIE ELEMENTARY  Mostly cloudy, breezy  Herald'Zeitung moving Friday  On Friday, the Herald-Zflitung is moving to 549 Landa St. The Heratd-Zeitung will be closed Friday, but production will continue. If you need to reach us Friday, call (830)  625-5232 or email newsOtierald-zeitung.com.  The new Herald-Zeitung office will be at 549 Landa St., next to Landa Tire and Automotive.  Dow, markets stage rally  Ttie Associated Press A move by the world's (entr.il banks to lower tfie cost ot l)or-rowing ('xbil-a r a t e d invest o r s VVednesclay, sc'nding the Dcm jones industrial aver-.jge soaring 4‘>0 |X)ints ancl easing fears ot a global  Related  ■ Market watch  2  ( rc'dit ( ttsis similar to tht' oneth.it followc'd the200H (ollapse of I ehiiian Bic)th ('is.  It was the Dows biggc'st gain sine e Marc h 20()‘> and the' seventh largc«^t of all time.  l arge D.S. banks vvc't«' among the toj) jx'rtormc'rs, jumping as mudi .is I I iR'rcent. \tarkc'ts in t iirooe  singed, too,With Cler many's DAX indc'x c limb ing S pere (‘nt.  'Ihe central iMnks of the' world have resolved tliat th('ie will not bc' a lic|uidi-ty sliortage," said David Kc)tok, c hairman and c hief irivc'stmc'nt officer ot Cum bertand Advisors. "And  See MARKETS. Page 12     High: 72    Low 58      Abt)Y    10      Classifieds    10      Comics    9      Crosswords    9      Feryni    A      Qbituifies    _3      PlimiiL,    ______ 8      Sport§    7      TV    n      Voi n)9    |Ko 18      1 sectioti, 12 pngos     56825 00001 50 €eiits  (KIRKWOOD MANÖiO  Nursing and Rehab Center  Ihe season for respiratory illness is here.  Breathe easier witli Kirk\vc)c)d s lull time respiratory therapy team!  Í î^ew Braunfels, Texas 781 • (830)1620 0509  For brealcing news, sports scores, weattier; traffic and mid-day updates, follow us on Twitter ONewBraunfelsHZ  I    I'1^.........................  Learn wliat's in loii\orrpw's paper, offer news rips, receive alerts Become a IMew Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facel)ook fan  Receive ttieHeratd-Zeitung e-newslettet in yout email t)ox eacti morning; herald-zeitung.com. Click'Herald-Zeitimg Mailing List'  Ä ,44   

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