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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 27, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Saturday, August 27, 2005 Katrina trods deadly path across Florida FOHT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Flooded streets resembled canals, sailboats sat on the sand and a highway overpass lay in ruin Friday in the hours after Hurricane Katrina plodded across South Florida. The storm’s wind then zoomed to IOO mph as Katrina moved over the Gulf of Mexico. Four people were killed, a family of five was missing at sea and more than a million homes and businesses lost power after the storm crashed ashore late Thursday. It reached Category 2 status Friday morning, and forecasters said it could become a major hurricane by the time it reaches the Gulf Coast early next week, perhaps with winds of at least 131 mph. Katrina’s first Florida land strike came Thursday night along the Miami-Dade and Broward county line. Rain fell in horizontal sheets, seas were estimated at 15 feet and sustained wind flit 80 mph, with gusts reaching 92 mph. Up to 11-1/2 inches of rain fell on Miami-Dade County. Crews scrambled to clear roads and repair utility lines around the region. “This place went bananas last night,’’ said John Vazquez, 62, who rode out the storm in his oceanfront condominium in Hallandale Beach. Carolyne and Carter McHyman, also living on the oceanfront, said heavy downpours pelted their windows after the eye passed. DIGEST The New Braunfels volleyball team watches the action durin the Fraulein Volleyfest. Herald-Zeitung To have your event publicized, contact Melissa McCaghren at 625-9144, ext. 222, or by e-mail at [email protected] From staff, wire reports TEXAS HOUSTON AAA: GAS PRICES CLIMB AGAIN — Texas gas prices climbed this week to an average $2.55 per gallon for regular self-serve, according to the weekly AAA Texas gas price survey released Friday. The 2 cent increase was far less titan last week’s 22-cent increase, but still pushed the average price in Texas 66 cents higher than last year’s average. Dallas again had the state high with $2.62 per gallon, up 2 cents from die week before. San Antonio had the cheapest with an average of $2.48 per gallon, up a penny. Beaumont was the only city in the survey to post a decrease this week with a penny drop to $2.51 per gallon. The national average showed a 2-cent increase to $2.60, a penny less than the record set Aug. 22. More price hikes at the pump are expected as more crude-oil price records continue to be set and the l^bor Day weekend approaches, AAA Texas spokeswoman Rose Rougeau warned. “Although it is expected that I lurricane Katrina will miss the rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, speculators pushed crude prices to a new all-time high — $67.49 a barrel," Rougeau said. “It appears the threat of the hurricane is magnified due to supply concerns in an already tight market.” NATION WASHINGTON COMMISSION VOTES TO KEEP ELLSWORTH, CANNON OPEN — The base closing commission voted Friday to keep open Air Force bases in South Dakota and New Mexico — rejecting the Pentagon’s plans to close them — as the panel labored toward conclusion of a politically delicate task that has brought alternating sighs of relief and exasperation in communities across America. Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota would remain fully operational and Cannon Air Force Base in New Mexico would stay open but lose all of its aircraft. The decisions were setbacks for Pentagon leaders. The Ellsworth vote was a blessing for South Dakotans who feared losing some 4,000 jobs and a victory for Sen. John Thune and the state’s other politicians who lobbied vigorously to save the base. Thune, a freshman Republican, unseated then-Sen-ate Minority Leader Tom Daschle partly on the strength of his claim that he would be better positioned to help save the base. WORLD BAGHDAD, Iraq SHUTE NEGOTIATOR REPORTS PROGRESS ON FEDERALISM - A Shiite negotiator reported progress Friday in constitutional talks with the Sunni Arabs and Kurds on federalism but problems on the proposal to ban members of Saddam I lussein’s Baath Party from public life. Negotiator Jawad al-Maliki said the issue, known as “de-Baathifi- cation,” was especially difficult because it was something “we cannot drop.” “We will not be easy with this point at all,” al-Maliki said. The Sunnis were being tough in defending the rights of former Baath Party members, he said, and “it is regrettable to us that the Sunnis and the Baath are in the same pot.” The progress came after Shiite negotiators, prodded by President Bush, offered what they called their final compromise proposal to Sunnis to try to break the impasse over the draft constitution, a Shiite official said. TEXAS L0TVHIY SATURDAY LOTTO Jackpot: $42 million 4-5-13-22-39 BB 33 WEDNESDAY LOTTO fir troll Jackpot: $42 million LOI HHT    4-14-21-2644BB23 PICK 3 Day    6-8-9 Night    7-4-6 TEXAS TW0-STTP 13-16-26-27 BB 20 CASH FIVE 1 20 26-2836 MEGA MILLIONS 52D-3B47-54 VB 35 Megaplier 4 ARRESTS Law enforcement officers in Comal County and New Braunfels charged the following Aug. 25-26: Carl Michael Baker Jr., 37, Canyon Lake, failure to appear - driving while intoxicated. __ Peggy Sue Castillo, 31, New Braunfels, theft by check between $20 and $500. Wade Landon Cowen, 41, New Braunfels, assault causing bodily injury, family violence. Jesse Clarence Garcia, 48, New Braunfels, driving while license invalid. Oscar G. Guerra Jr., 21, San Antonio, driving while license invalid, with previous conviction. Jeremy Lee Janowski, 19, no known address, possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana. Robert Henry Jurgensen, 42, Spring Branch, commitment -speeding. Joe Howard Kimball Jr., 40, Canyon Lake, public intoxication. James Romaine Lockhart, 31, San Antonio, speeding; failure to appear. Estella Gomez Palestrant, 43, Canyon Lake, failure to appear - theft between $20 and $500. Timothy Ray Philmon, 37, New Braunfels, assault causing bodily injury - family violence; interfering with an emergency call. Matthew Devon Popham, 26, Fort Worth, commitment -motion to revoke probation, possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana. Mike Flores Quintanilla, 43, New Braunfels, violation of promise to appear - resisting arrest, search or transport; failure to appear - bail jumping; failure to appear - possession of between 4 and 200 grams of a controlled substance, penalty group 1. Valentin Rodriguez Jr., 37, New Braunfels, motion to proceed with adjudication -purchasing alcohol for a minor; motion to revoke probation - unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. John Adam Roye, 23, San Antonio, speeding, failure to appear. Robert Ray Yearwood, 22, New Braunfels, illegal dumping under 500 pounds. Joe Cruz Young, 24, New Braunfels, using unapproved glass container; failure to maintain financial responsibility. The ROGER DALE RR0WN that was mentioned in the Arrest Records is HOT the R06ER DALE BROWN Of Browns Welding & Manufacturing Inc. HOWTO CONTACT US Herald-Zeitung    t*1e ^evv Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, PO. 707 Landa St.. New Braunfels, tit 78130    Dravver 311328' New Braunfels, TX (830) 625-9144, fax (830) 625-1224    78131-1328 www    Delivery    problems: Published on Saturday, Sunday morn- Subscribers who have not received a ings and weekday mornings Tuesday    newspaper by 6 a rn uesday though through Friday by the New Braunfels    Fr,daV "gjj 7 a,mQ $aturday and SundaV Herald-Zeitung (USPS 377-880), 707    can ca"(8301 625’9144' Landa Street, or PO. Drawer 311328,    Staff    directory New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas    _    _    . . 78131-1328    Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher Periodical postage paid by the New    Fx* 28T ^ou9 [email protected] com Braunfels Herald-Zeitung in New    Gary E. Maitland, Managing Editor Braunfels, Texas.    Ext 220; [email protected] Valerie Shields. Business Manager Carrier delivered rn Cornel add    E<t * vshieldsOheralcl-Kitunj corn Guadalupe counties:    Elsa Schreiar, Composing Manager Three (3) months................................$39    Ext. 205, [email protected] com Six (6) months.....................................$59    H#nrY Coello, Production Manager; One (I) year........................................$99    625-9144, ext. 214; hcoello@herald- Mail delivery outside Comal County in    zeitun9 com Texas:    J®ff Fowler, Circulation Manager, Ext. 228; Three (3) months................................$45    [email protected] com Six (6) months.....................................$75    Neice Bell, Marketing Director,    Ext.    208; One (I) year......................................$145    [email protected] Mail outside Texas:    Classified advertising, call 625-9144, ext. Six (6) months.....................................$95    215; display advertising, call 625-9144,    ext. One (I) year.....................................$175    208; obituaries, weddings, engagement, Postmaster: Send address changes to    anniversaries, call 625-9144, ext. 213 c Jal Visit our Web site Taste 00, rn KJr ame cooking school with Hollis Economist Tai ii i rn Du infill Tuesday, September 20,2005 Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Show starts at 6:30 p.m. New Braunfels Civic Center 380 S. Seguin Ave. Tickets - $10.00 ■’resented By: Taste of Home magazine Admission includes: Cooking School Demonstration. Taste of Home Cooking School Cookbook, goodie bag full of samples &. coupons, chance to win prizes, give-a-ways, and free groceries. Tickets may be purchased at the Herald-Zeitung, 707 Landa St., New Braunfels, TX 78130, in person, by mail or by phone with a credit card at 830-625-9144. TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Sponsored By: Herald - Zeitung *> LACKS HOME FURNISHINGS TASTE OF HOME COOKING SCHOOL TICKET ORDER FORM Mail this order form with your check or money order paybable to the Herald-Zeitung, Attn: Cooking School, 707 Landa Street, New Braunfels, TX 78130 please enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope. ADDRESS CITY/STATE:. PHONE#: ZIP CODE: PLEASE SEND ME TICKETS @ $ 10 EA. TOTAL $_ TICKET ORDERS WILL BE FILLED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS ;