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   New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 2, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas                                 CANYON COUGARETÍE HOOP TOURNEY COVERAGE SPORTS, 7  SOc  New Braunfels  FRIDAY  DECEMBER 2,2011  h e r a Id - z e i tun g ; com  SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINGE 1852  Heraid-zeitung moving today! 1 Man in turkey-choking incident identified  The Herald* Zsitung is moving to 549 Lsnda St today The newspaper's office will be closed today, birt production will continue, tfyou need to reach ut today. ca)l(830) 62S-5232 or email newtOherald-zfltung.com.  The new Herald-Zeitung office Is at 549 Landa St.. next to Landa Tire and Automotive.  ByDaiondoiyiouHile  The Herald-Zeitung  f(?w fict.rils trickk'd out Thursri<iy frnm law onforci*mcnt [mrsiinm'l concerning the famed t.mda Park turkey killed last week.  The* man c ited with illegal fxissc‘s-sion ot a live game bird is Ernesto Zavala ( erna, a S i-year-old San Antonio rc'sident.  State Game Warden Brent Satsky said the turkey died after the man  grablM’d it l)y th(* neck, shook it and tossed it into th(* p«vrk's Wadirvg Pool. Th(> incident oc c urred the Monday befor(' Thanksgiving, but Satsky said the man (k*nied trying to cat( h the turkey tor Thanksgiving dinner.  The turkey didn't die immi'diately, but park emplovtn's found it  Cerna  fl(’( (Msed the next day.  The gam(‘ warden said the man had piilures of th(> turkey on his c ell phone and admitted grabbing the turkey, but said he wasn't intentionally frying to kill it ( (•rna was conimc‘d about 4;i > p.m. Nov. 22 at the Comal County lail and released about a.m. Nov. 2i), according to the Comal County websit(‘. The website says  See TURKEY, Page 5  NEW BRAUNFELS GOES A-WASSAILING  Photos by l^URA McKENZIE i The Herald'Zeitunq  Donna Scheele holds a tray of wassail samples while standing near Bradtield Properties' Wassailfest station in downtown New Braunfels on Thursday evening.  *10 YOUR HEALTH  Annual Wassailfest brings out thousands to Main Plaza  By Betty Taylor  Ttie Herald-Zeitung  By all a( counts, the 19th annual Wassailfest in downtown New Braunfels Thursday night was a yummy success. In facty that's just about the way B-yc\)r-old Micah Hart would describe' it.  "I like the yummy wassail and coming downtown," said Micah, who was attending Wassailfest with his mom and dad, Andrea and Steve Hart, and his sister, Moriah, S.  "This one tastes like a hot spicc'd c reamsicTc'," said Andrea. "This came from Booth No. 36,  Keller Williams Realty."  "We like coming to Wassailfest, because it's a good community event and it has a small-town charm," said Steve.  Further down San Antonio street, in front of The Phoenix SakK)n, a group enjoyed the c(X)l evening anci waved to frienrls as they strolled by.  "We've already tried seven different wassails," said Ste})hanie Nichols.  "I likcni the one at No. H, f irst State Bank. It was real warm, not  See WASSAIL. Page 12  Julie Ricks, 13, plays Christmas songs while performing with a group of young musicians from Adventures in Music Guitar Studio during Wassailfest on Thursday  Texas A&M fires football coach Mike Sherman  COLLEGE STATION (AP)  Mike Shc'rman was fired as Texas A&M's coac h Thursday after the Aggies finishcTi the regular season a ciisappointing 6-6.  Athletic Direct(>r Bill ayrne announced the niove in a statement.  Sherman went 25-25 in his four seasons. He was hired^at the end  of the 2()()7 season three days after l^ennis Franchione resigned.  His best and t)nly winning season came fast year when the Aggies won their last six regular-season games and lost in the Cc)tton Bowl  Stierman  to finish 9-4.  "I a[)preciafe ('oach Sherman's selfless service to Tc^xas A&M as our head football coach and his tireless efforts in building leaders t)f character," Byrne said in the statement. "He is truly one of the >reat offensive mincfs in footbaii, loth collegiate and professional, and I know that he has much to  offer tht' game i>f fc)otball in the future."  Byrne said he will talk with the assistant coaches tc) decide who will serve as the interim coach for Texas Ai^M'S bowl ganie. He also ho[')es to meet with the team and remaining staff today.  See SHERMAN, Page 5  ► STRESS  Child abuse preventable during the holidays  CSR, officials urge parents to think before they act  By Or«w Stone  The Herald-Zeitung SAN ANTONIO  The holiday s<>ason i*' a tim(> for family and giving — It can also be a fim(> of great stress and trustration. With that in mind, offu iais are asking adults to take a "time out" this season liefore they do something th(>y rcgt(*f and hurt the onc's the\ love.  "It's this time often that families and children find time to laugh togc'ther and play together," ( hristus S.m-ta Rosa ( hildren's Hospital VI'e }ir.“.irleri* Marr\' Doderer said during a W(‘dnesd.iy afterncMin news (onference. "But sadly, some children will not have a happy holiday season. Instead, they will become the victims of al)use anri nc'glect."  Over the past five vears, ( hristus Santa Rosa has aid-I'd more than 8,()()() abusc'd and neglected (hildren throughout South Texas, Doderer said.  l)(xlerer, doctors, law ofti-I ers and government lc\ul-('rs came together to encourage parents and guardians to seek help if the stress of tht* season Ixxomc^s too much, before they take it out on their lovc'd ones. Also, they said, be sure to tell authorities it abused is suspectc‘d.  See ABUSE, Page 5 WEATHER, 12  MICHAEL STARR LAMAR ELEMENtARY  Scattered rain showers High: 71 Low: 61  Abbv ......  Classifieds___  Comics____  Crosswords  Forum ____  Obituaries Planner, Sports  ._JQ  TV  3  A  .Ì  _J  J  11  Vol 1591 No. 19 :  1 section, 12 pages  8 '•SQ825 00001 50 cents  Weddings/Receptions/Parties in the Uptown Courtyard  For breaking news, sports scores, weather, traffic and mid-day updates, fotlow us on Twitter ONswBriunfeisHZ  Relax After a Busy at The Uptown  Downstairs in the Prince Sdlitis Inn 295 E. San Antonio 830-708-5411  Learn what's in tomorrow's paper, offer news tips, receive alerts Become a ISlew Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan  Receive the Herald-Zeitung e-newsletter in your e-mait box each morning: herald-zsitung.com. Click Harald-Zaitung Mailing List’  mm» :   

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