New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 12, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas
Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung.— Friday, December 12, 2003
Out of the BACKPACK
STS. PETER AND PAUL
Mrs. Chittenden’s 3rd grade
Host 8 a.m. Mass • • •
“Toys for Borders” collection.
NEW BRAUNFELS ISD • • •
Secondary (6-12) ESL holiday dinner
Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Location: NBMS cafeteria • • •
Time: I p.m.
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Canyon High School
Bands holiday concert Time: 7p.m.
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Smithson Valley High School
Choir holiday concert Time: 7:30 p.m.
Location: St. Baul Lutheran Church
Mf ll AT1 C ■ Smithson Valley VV IIH I O Middle School
AHEAD Choir will host its holiday A* I I L M U concert at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria
The information for this issue of Out of the BACKPACK was taken from calendars posted on the Web sites of New Braunfels ISD and Comal ISD or from information supplied by school district spokespersons Stephanie Ferguson (New Braunfels ISD) and Kari Hutchison (Comal ISD). lf your club or organization news is not listed. Contact your school district representative, or send your information to the Herald-Zeitung by:
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Smithson Valley High School JV boys' basketball team members watch the game from the sidelines
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DOGGETT KICKS OFF RADIO CAMPAIGN IN VALLEY — U.S. Rep. Lloyd Dogged took his reelection campaign to the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday with Spanish radio spots and a promise to stay there more than just a few hours.
Doggett, D-Austin, faces new congressional boundaries that divide Travis County into three districts that opponents say work to the advantage of COP candidates. I Ie decided to run for Congressional District 25, which stretches from western I lidalgo County all the way up to parts of Travis County.
Doggett, who announced his intention to run for the seat in October but has yet to file for candidacy, is the first to begin a major campaign for the new spot.
PENTAGON SAYS HALLIBURTON OVERCHARGED ARMY —
Pentagon auditors found that Vice President Dick Cheneys for mer company may have overcharged the Army hy as much as $61 million for gasoline in Iraq, senior defense officials said Thursday.
I louston-based I lalliburton apparently didn t profit from the possible overcharges, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The problem, the officials said, was that I lallibur-
Redistricting opponents slam map in federal trial
AUSTIN (AP) — A new Republican-drawn congressional map tramples on the rights of His-'panics and blacks in Texas and should be declared illegal, opponents of the plan argued as a federal trial opened Thursday.
Attorneys for the state disputed the allegations from Democrats and minority groups and said the new redistricting plan actually increases minority clout.
But the main point of the Legislature’s passage of the COP map this year was to increase the number of Texas Republicans in Congress, said Andy Taylor, a private attorney representing the state of Texas.
Even though most Texans vote Republican and the GOP holds
ton may have paid a subcontractor too much for the gasoline in the first place.
The Pentagon officials said the I lalliburton subsidiary involved in Iraq reconstruction work, Kellogg, Brown & Root, also submitted a proposal for cafeteria services that was $67 million too high. The officials said the Pentagon rejected that proposal.
The defense officials said they had no reason to believe the problems were anything other than “stupid mistakes" by I lalliburton. .
TWO FACING FELONY CHARGES FOR SPAM — Using the nation’s
all the statewide elected offices and controls the state House and Senate, only 47 percent of the seats in the state’s 32-member congressional delegation are Republican, Taylor said.
Opponents of the redistricting plan — passed by legislators in an October special session after nasty partisan fighting all year and two out-of-state boycotts by Democrats—argued in court that the COP map violates the federal Voting Rights Act and the U.S. Constitution.
A. three-judge federal panel is hearing the case in Austin. Testimony from scholars, congressional incumbents and state legislators is expected to take a week or so.
toughest anti-spanrlaw for the first time, Virginia prosecutors have gained felony indictments against two men accused of sending thousands of unsolicited e-mail pitches for investments, software and other products.
Prosecutors said Thursday that art alias of one of the defendants, Jeremy Jaynes, is listed as one of the world’s IO biggest spammers by spjynhaus.org, a group that tabulates complaints reported to Internet service providers.
The indictments, returned Monday by a grand jury in Loudoun County, Va., are based on Virginia’s anti-spam law, which took effect July I. Prosecutors said it’s the first time spam
ming has brought felony charges.
Jaynes, 29, who uses the aliases of Jeremy James and Gaven Stub-berfield, and Richard Rutowski each face four counts of transmission of unsolicited bulk electronic mail. Each count carries up to five years in prison.
MAGAZINE JOURNALISTS WOUNDED ON PATROL — A
Time magazine reporter suffered severe shrapnel wounds and lost his hand when he tried to throw away a grenade tossed into a Humvee he was riding in with a Time photographer and two U.S. soldiers, colleagues said Thursday.
Time senior correspondent Michael Weisskopf and contributing photographer James Nachtwey were traveling with a U.S. Army patrol in Baghdad Wednesday night when the attack occurred, a statement from Time managing editor Jim Kelly said.
The soldiers also were wounded, the U.S. military said, but gave no further information.
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Law enforcement officers in Comal County and New Braunfels charged the following between Dec. 10 and 11:
Richard S. Herbsleb. 43, New Braunfels, commitment/failure to obey commitment order/motion to revoke probation/theft. Stephen A. Hernandez, 34,
Bryan, speeding; failure to appear. Christopher M Landin, 41, Canyon Lake, driving while license suspended.
Ramiro Leyva. 36, Spring Branch, bench warrant/failure to appear/driving while intoxicated, third or more Leo Martinez, 24, New Braunfels* possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana James D Mayhew, 44, Canyon
Lake, motion to revoke probation/driving while intoxicated. third or more offense.
Jason W. McBride. 25, New Braunfels, theft between $50 and $500.
Marcus Payne, 19, New Braunfels, failure to maintain financial responsibility Devlynn C. Preston, 29, Converse, motion to revoke/possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance, penalty group 1 Valerie M Waffle, 18, Seguin, driving while intoxicated.
Juan R. Zapata. 27. Bulverde, failure to appear/driving while license suspended, violation of promise to appear; failure to maintain financial responsibility; expired driver's license.
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Dec. 1 and Dec. 5 with the New Braunfels city planner s office. Michael Flume, 745 Centennial Blvd., single family residence, $112,585.
John Bordano, 1658 Seguine Ave., mini storage. $500,000. Armadillo Construction Co, 316 Sparrow, fence. $6,000. Armadillo Construction Co., 320 Sparrow, fence. $6,000. Armadillo Construction Co, 371 Sparrow, single family residence, $ 176,000
S8D Builders LLC., 2259 Stonehaven, single family rest donee, $94,050.
KB Homes, 3952 Cherokee Blvd., new residence. $117,370 KB Homes, 646 San Augustine Blvd., new residence, $143,000. KB Homes, 650 San Augustine Blvd., new residence, $118,000 KB Homes, 825 Tracy s Crossing, new residence.
Brake Check, 1096 Business 35 S.. commercial addition and ren-novation, $250,000.
S8D Builders, 2176 Bentwood, single family residence, $77,275.
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Stevenson Construction. 106 Guada Coma, three car garage, $40,000
Eagle Valley Homes. 3053 Snow Berry Circle, single family residence, $134,000.
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Eagle Valley Homes, 3069 Ginko Circle, single family residence, $131,995.
Eagle Valley Homes, 1931 Club Crossing, new residence, $106,315.
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SLEEP AT NIGHT WHILE DIALZING AT THE
NEW BRAUNFELS KIDNEY DISEASE CLINIC 1561 IH 35 N New Braunfels. Texas 78130
Fresenius Medical ( are North America proudly announces the addition of a Nocturnal Hemodialysis Program.
One of the most up-to-date treatment options available.
Openings currently available for most interested patients
Work or care for family members during the day Improved dialysis outcomes Reduced restrictions on food and drinks Fewer complications
Start planning your dialysis around your life.
Come by or call for further information and details Colette Parsons, RN, CNN Clinical Manager
New Braunfels Kidney Disease Clinic
1561 IH 35 N New Braunfels, Texas 78130
830-606-0333 or 830-620-4146