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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 1, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas HOWTO SUBMIT AN OBITUARY ■    tty fciMiiot»ts^9twatd-i8itung com ■    By T*l«phon«-> Call 625*9144, flxt 214 (Saturday ext 221) Obituaries are paid advertisements TODAY’S SKHVICKS ■    GRUDLE, Mary Cocilia. Chapel, 10 a.m., Zoeller Funeral Home. Interment following at Hill Country Memorial Garden. ■    PETRIE, Agnes M. Rosary 10:30 a.m.; Funeral mass 11 a m., St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Interment 2 p.m. Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. ■    VINES, Walter D. Visitation 5-8 p.m.. Finch Funeral Chapel, LaVernia ■    WALLACE, Helen Swint Graveside services and interment, 11 a m , Cook-Walden Memorial Hill Cemetery, Austin. April Denise Collins McCumber Arrdngcmc'nfs are pending at Doeppcnschmidf I uneral Homo in New Braunfels, Texas ior April Denise (Ollins McCumber, age 38 of New Braunfels, Tt'xas who passecl away on Wednesday, Novem-Iver iO, 2011. Holiday weekend brings out Durglars in New Braunfels By Dalondo Moultrie Ihp HefalrJ-Zeitun.g New Braunfels l’oli( (' l)('p<irtmenf oflKers look .VI le.Tsl tour reports of burglaries over the long I h.inksgiving holiday wet'kenfj, a s()0kesman s<ikI. NBl’I) Capt. lohn Donald said officers r('spond('d about 10 a.m. lucsday to a burglary at the 24 Hour ( lub in the I 100 blo( k oi l ikel St. A niainten.mt e person (.illed in the burglary, in wliith a persisn entered the building, broke into uMidmg machmes and damaged propert\, \t( Donald said. Il(‘ s.iid about $l,iOO worth ot damage was done and an undisc losed .unount ot monev stolen. SomeorK* kii kc'd in an .ipartment d(K)r in the iOO bl(H k ot ( asflewood Dri-vr, M( Donald said, He s.iid the resident returned home sometime in the evening hours Saturday to find the home burglarized and ,»television and DVD movies missing. Then about iO p.m. Saturday, another apartment resident, this time in the 700 block of Howard St., reported their home burglarized, Me Donald said. He said someone broke in and stole a .40-t alilier Smith and Wesson handgun within an hour of the resident's r('porting of the thett. Then on Sunday a business, the Alteration Sho[) in th(> 100 bk)ck of Kueck-le Koad, was reported to have been burglariz<*d, M( Donald said. He said management said some on<‘ entered the sho some time during the ho iday weekend and stole a small amount ot money from the t ash register. No arrests had been m.ule as of Tuesday. Former Miss. Gov. Waller dies at 85 JACKSON, Miss.(AP) lomu'r Mississ)[)[)i (lov. William Waller Sr., who as a distrut attorney twice uHHit tessiully proset uted tlu' man eventu.illy ton-vi{ f(’d ot killing (ivil rights iiM(l('r Medgar I vers, lias du'd. I le v\as 8S. Wallers law olfice says lit* died Wednesday at a hospital. The Democrat si'rved trom l072-7() — a timi' vvh(‘n Mississi[)})i gov- From staff reports : (ommunity nx*mlx'rs will gather today to raise’ awareness and su|)fK)r1 for lo( a1 child abus(' and nc'glwt vic-tims. ('ourt A|)fx)inted S|>e( iai AfK/tx ates of ('entral Texas is hosting "It Starts with the Heart," a luncht'on to share stories of ne'efl anrl suc cess that the non-profit agency sei‘s every day. The event will be hc'ld at McKenna Events Center from n(K)n to 1 p.m and will inc lude stories from youth sc*rv('d by CASA vdluntecTS and community sup[)orters that include KathlcH.'n Kruegc'r. CASA of Central Texas advocates for abused and neglec ted (hildr(’n in th(> community by re( ruiting, training and supporting com m u n i t v vc) I u n t rs. CASA voiunteers ar(> af)[M)intc‘d to children who are (onfirmed victims of abuse or neglc»ct to independently investigate the case and provide r(Hom-mendations to the family court iudge, what is in the best interest of the ( hi Id. They often sc*rve xlsthe only consistent adult in th(* child's life. In 2010, (ASA voluntc^*rs servt'd 2SR ( hildr(‘n in the Caldwell, (Omal, Clu.Kl,ilufK> and Hays (oun- tiesi but there wc‘re an additional 323 who did not have th(' voic e of a (ASA bee aust* there were just not enough voluntcK'rs. More adv(K ati*s are nc*eded and trainings are held throughout the' year. If you wouln like to make a differenc e in the life of an abusc‘d or neglected child in your (ommunit)', [)least* contact the ( ASA officc' at (830) f.2f)-2272 or visit www.c asac (‘ntf'x.org. Chili cook-off to benefit Momingside fiand By Draw Stone liie Herald-Zeitung ATex-Mc‘x culinary competition is on the mc'nu this weekend. On Saturday, Morning-Side Flement.iry will hold its inaugural chili cook-off from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the* Comal County Sheriff's Posse arena .it 3826 Morn ingsid(> Drive. The c ommu nit\' is encouragc'd to [wrtic ipatc' in the c om rc'tilion in any or all of the t ircH' ccK>k-oft c ategoric's: c hili, salsa and Ix'ans. The ccK)k-off is the latest idea by the sc hool to Ixilster its student and tc'acher activity fund. The* fund fin.inc ('s m.iny ot the school's extra instructional and technology eciuipmc^nt such as iP.uls and c amc»ras. Momingside A s s i s t a n t Pnncip.ll Kathy Tliomas said the' fund is vit.il to [)roviding the students with the bc'st tools available to turlher their educ ation. Of the* fund, 7^ pc'rc cMTt is spent on students and 2S pcTcent of it is spc'nt on teac hers. "It's ,1 v('r\ im(X)rt,int fund for us ... and we clc‘plc*te it [)rc‘tty c|ui( kly .vs wc* go on through the sc hool yc*ar," Thomas said. "We'rc' able to fill,mee so much with it." So tar, 12 contc'stants have' signed up for the c cx)koff, but c'veniorg.mi/-(*rs want to sc*e a whole> lot more* sign up in thc> nc‘xt fc'W cl.iys. "We want .i lot ot c cx)ks to c omc* out tor this," Morn-ingside third-gracle tc*ac her Min.ih Bac .1 s.iid, "Wc‘'v(‘ had c|uitc' a good turnout Woman object of fight between two neighbors c'rnors were» limitcnl to one* term. Walk'r also servtnl as dis-tric t attorney in Hinds County in the l‘K)Os and twic c* tric'd to gcM a convic -tion against Byron De la Bc'c kwith lor F.vc*rs' assassination. In l‘)‘)4, prosc'c utor Bob by 1 )eLaug iter was able to sec lire a guilty vc'rdii t when blac ks wc'rc' .ible to serve* on the* )ury. By Dalondo Moultrie The Herald-Zeilunq A pair ot men .irguing ove*r a woman got into a fight Monday le*ading to .i f)7-ye'ar-old Nc'W Brauntc'ls man injuring his 42*year-old neighbor, a c itv polic e spokc*sman s.iid, ( apt. lohn Me Donald ol the* Nc'w Br.iuntels Police* De[)artme*nt said the* .irgii ment was about the wile* ot one ot the* me*n. I le* did n't know whic h m.in's wile was at issue*. Me Donald said the* argu ment led to the* younger man going to a hospital. About 8:40 p.m, Monday the me*n were* arguing outside thc’ir homes in a common driveway they share* in the* ‘)00 block ol Me Car St., Me Don.ild said. He s.iid the* argument eon cerne*d the wife ot one* ol the* mc*n. At one point, the* (>7-ye*ar oldgol upse*t, pushe*d down the othe*r man and then pune he*d him in the* he*ad, Mcl )onalel s.ncl. The* pair se*parale*d ancl the* younge*r man c ailed polu e*, who .irrivc'd after the* inc id(*nf ended. Me 1 )oiuild s.iid. I Ic* said the* 42 ye*.Mold nc'ighboi sultcTC'd injurie*s to his left e*ye* and c lic*e*k. "Appare*ntly vvhe'n he* pushe*d him down, he fell and bumped his he*ad re*.il good," Me Donald said. "It sounds like we went out the*rc> and he* dec idc'd he* ne'c*de'd to go to the* hospi-t.il," Me Donald said the* vic tim wishe*s to pursue* e h.irge*s l)ut none had bc*en file*d .IS of Tuc'sday eve*ning, and no arrests were* made*. Flori(ia woman scheduled for plea in burglary case By DakMKk) Moultrie Uie Herald-Zeitung A I lorida woman .ille*geelK involved in an .lutomobile burglary ring bustc'd in New Braunfels List ye.ir is sch(*cluled to ple*.id guilt\ here this we*e*k. lour other people involves I in the ring have ple*aded guilty and been s(>ntence*ei, while a sixth awaits he*r day in court, .u cording to re|)rc*sentativc*s at the (omal ('ounty dis-Iric t .ittornc'y's offic e. All ot the defendants are from Honda. Shame*ka Lenne*tte Pace, II, is on the docket for Tluirsda\ and is expected to ple*ad guilty, said C'hristy Rule*, a spokeswoman in the* distric t attorney's office. She said the case against Lacjuanda Shontrel 1 Howard, M, also has yet to be adjudicated. So far [)rosecutors have* sec urcd guilty f)leas against four of the suspec ts. Ihc'y are* lohnny David Ranee, 30; Brandon Manning, 20; Lakisha Deshon Wilson, 3(); .ind Marcjuita Sharee Smith, 27. All the suspects were charged with engaging in an organized criminal activ-it> - fraudulent [xjssc'ssion of identifying information, fraudulent possession ot ide*ntifying intorm.ition and CMTg.iging in ()rgani/e*cl c rim-inal aelivity — Ixirgl.ir)' ot .i motor vehic le. The third e harge w.is dropped tor Ranee and Manning. On Sept. 12, Ranee and Smith entere*d guilty ple*as. Rule said. On Nov. 17, judge Dib Waldrip sentenced them to five* years in the Texas Department of ('orrc*ctions for cc)unt one. Waldrip gave* R.ince a concurrent five-ye*ar sentence for count two, for which he* sentcMKc*d Smith to two years. Smith got 12 months state* jail time for count thrc*e*. Look for your capital credits this month Our Board of Directors voted to distribute up to $13.4 million In capital credits from 1977, 1978,1979 and 2010 to current and former members. Capital credits will be distributed to current members as credits on their December bills. More detailed information is included with each bill and also is available on our website. Learn more about the capital credits distribution at pec.coop/capitalcredits » m of contributions to this, but we are* still hoping to sc*e more pe‘ople* ente*r the* cook-off." The*re* is a $20 fee* |)er fcKKi entry. Admission to the* eocrkoff is $S for the entire* family. Trophies will be awarded to the* top three* dishes in eae h of the* thre*e* cook-ott cate*goric*s. ( all Momingside* at i8i0) 8 Ì7-71 (K) or se*nd .vn (*-iiiail to kathy.thomas<'“'c omal-isd.org to ente*r the comfx*-tition or tor more information. Wilsein plc'aded guilty and was sente*ncc*d Oc t, G, rc*c e*iving thre*e 20-year jail terms to run cone urrc'ntly. Rule* s.iid, Manning pleadenl guilty and was sentence*d Nov. i. to serve two cone urrent five-ye'.vr jail sentc*ncc's, Rule* said. According to Steven Harkins, the assist.int criminal elistrie t .itteirnc'v prose-cuting the group, on |an. i 4, 2010, the suspec ts broke* into multiple* motor veliie le*s and took purses out of those vc*hicle*s. Inside the* purse's were walle*ts with identifying information and money, Harkins has said. Trash fire endangers home Ffoiti st<it.t repDfts I irc'pl.ie (* ,ishc*s tossed in .1 trash c.in c ausc*d a tire* and smoke* damage* inside* a g.ir.ige N\onday morning in Ne*w Br.iuntels, ,i c it\ fire* departrnc'iTt Sf)okc>sman said. A struc ture* lire* c.ill e ,ime into the Ne*u Braunte*ls I ire* Dep.irtme*nl aliout 10:30 a.m. lor .i smglc*-l.imilv home* at 12 14 Pel te an Place*, NBM) Battalion ( hi(*l I )onn\ ()buc h said, I le* s.iid tirc‘iightc*rs .inivc'd mome*nts l.iler to tind .t re*s ident using .1 garde*n hose to douse file* tlame*s I irc'fighters e*xtinguishe*d the lire* inside the c .in in the* g.irage and no one* was hurt, ()bue h said. He said inve*stig.itors le*arne*d that the* man had use>d his tire-plaec* tlu* night Ix'fore* .ind the .ishc’s he dumpc*d in the tr.ish c ,in igmted the* l)la/e* I irc-tighters i ontainenl the* lire and smoke to the garage .mcl tlu* dam.ige* sustainc*d w.is to the* inside* of the gar.ige and the gar.igc* door Obuc h said. He* said the- l.ist lire* units c learc*d the sc ene* about 11 :()"> j).m. and he h.icl no e*stimatc*d monc*tarv loss amount V rexps í-caíj ¡í3 fOOKlM/? FOe i-n TO voLühJT£eí2 roi? A t3rupv of ímj \meOr\eí^r\ouí^L Hev\cí-\r\ohJ rôÇl yGAfi-eO'JMP ACL£í?/íiGl3. To see if you qualify, please call: (830) 609-0900 Qualified patlicipants will be compensated for time and travel. p. - ■ ■ FXECTRIC LOCi SE'PS & INSERTS POWER OF COMMUNITY PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE f M K.C. 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