New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 2, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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Heraid-zeitung moving today! 1 Man in turkey-choking incident identified
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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
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
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
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
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
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