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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 17, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — Herald-Zeitung — Wednesday, December 17,2003 Out of the BACKPACK NEW BRAUNFELS ISO Administrators’ meeting Time: 9:30 a.m. l ocation: The Education Center New Braunfels Middle School Holiday hand to visit Lone Star Elementary at 9 a.m., Seele Elementary at 10:45 a.m., Lamar Primary at 11:30 a.m. and Memorial Primary at 12:45 ann. COMAL ISD Arlon Seay Intermediate School P LA meeting and hand concert Time: 7p.m. SSS STS. PETER AND PAUL Second grade l ivid trip to see ‘The Nutcracker" DIGEST HERALD-ZErrUNG To have your event publicized, contact News Editor Brady Creel at 625-9144, ext. 221, or by e mail at [email protected] com Runners leave the starting line Saturday at the New Braunfels Jingle Bell 5K Run. I NEW BRAUNFELS ISD Caroling at the Plaza Time: 6:30 p.m. • SS COMAL ISD Board of trustees Regular business meeting lime: 6:30 p.m. • • • Specht Elementary Holiday concert lime: 7p.m. • GG Arlon Seay Intermediate Holiday concert lime: 6:30 p.m. GGG Comal Elementary, Hoffman Lane Holiday concert Time: 7p.m. 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 Kau Hutchison (Comal ISD). lf your club or organization news is not listed, contact your school district representative, or send our information to the Herald-Zeitung by: f Mail - 707 Landa St., New Braunfels 78130 ■ E-mail — bcreel®, or bgrant'$herald-zeitung com From staff, wire reports SEGUIN DAY, NIGHT GED, ESL CLASSES AVAILABLE — Adult Education, GED and ESL classes are now available in two locations in the New Braunfels area. Classes are offered at no charge. Day classes to be held at the Community Center, 132 Caddell, are GED classes, Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon, as well as ESL classes, Mondays and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Registration for day GED and day ESL will be held on Ian. 6 at 9 a.m. at the Community Center. Evening classes will be held at the New Braunfels Learning Center, 902 W. San Antonio St. including GED classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. and ESL classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. Registration for evening GED-and evening ESL, classes will be Jan, 6 at 6 p.m. For information; please call the Office of Adult Education at Seguin ISI) at 830-372-5771 ext. 209. TEXAS LAREDO CUSTOMS OFFICIALS SEIZE $8.2 MILLION IN COCAINE — Border agents seized 515 pounds of cocaine from a flatbed trailer crossing the World Trade Bridge from Mexico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Tuesday. The seizure occurred Monday after an officer asked the driver of a tractor-trailer rig to pass through a drive-through scanner. The scanner picked up odd shapes and a drug-sniffing dog alerted to the scent of cocaine in the tires. The cocaine has a street value of $8.2 million, officials said. Bring a blanket, chair for Caroling at the Plaza The Greater New Braunfels Arts Council will sponsor the 22nd annual Caroling on the Plaza Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m. “We will be singing all the favorite holiday songs and a few new ones,” said Veronica Sarkozi, president of the arts council. “Barbara Houde will accompany us on the piano this year." Sarkozi said the evening would begin with special musical selections by Grace Notes and Glory Notes, the hand-bell choir from Cross Lutheran Church. “Rosie Gallegos will delight your spirits with beautiful solos DALLAS DEPUTY U.S. MARSHAL ADMITS TO TAX EVASION — A deputy U.S. marshal in Abilene has agreed to plead guilty to tax evasion for various improper deductions, including deducting a hot tub as a medical expense and a home entertainment set as work-related radios. Richard L. “Trigger” Jones, 49, filed documents in federal court Monday admitting to the allegations and resigned his position as part of a plea agreement with federal prosecutors. Tie is to plead guilty in January and faces a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison and a $500,000 fine, according to the U.S. Attorney s Office in Dallas. N ATI O N SAN FRANCISCO FEDERAL COURT OKS MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR SOME — All as well as lead us through ‘Feliz Navidad' and/Noche de Paz/ There will also be a German song or two, and as always, fun songs for the children.” Griselda Medina will sign for the hearing impaired, Sarkozi said. “As in the years past, we will be directed by Cathy Clark,” she said. “And yes, we will have the . candles ready When we sing ‘Silent Night/” Sarkozi said bring a warm blanket for the event “And be sure and bring your folding chair, too,” she said. For information, call Sarkozi at 625-4248. appeals court ruled TXiesday that a federal law outlawing marijuana does not apply to sick people who are allowed to smoke pot with a doctor’s recommendation. The ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals was a blow to the federal government in its fight against medical marijuana. The Justice Department has argued that state medical marijuana laws were trumped by Federal drug laws. WORLD BAGHDAD, Itaq RIOTING IN IRAQ DAYS AFTER SADDAM CAPTURE — Saddam I lussein loyalists rioted in Baghdad, ambushed a U.S. patrol in Samarra, stormed the office of a U.S.-backed mayor in Fallujahiind battled American troops in Ramadi — making it clear that Saddam’s capture has not quelled violence in Iraq. As guerrilla attacks continued Monday night and Tuesday, the 4th Infantry Division snared a leader of the insurgency and 78 other people in a raid north of Baghdad, not far from where Saddam was captured three days earlier. A roadside bomb wounded three American soldiers in Saddam’s hometown of Tikrit, and a pro-Saddam demonstration in the northern city of Mosul ended in violence, with a policeman killed and a second injured. CORRECTION The list of cases presented Dec. IO to the Comal County Grand Jury that was published Sunday listed seven individuals who were not indicted by the grand jury. The list as published was provided to the Herald-Zeitung by the Comal County District Attorney’s office. That list did not contain markings or information indicating that “no bills” were returned against any of the individuals listed. Those individuals who were not indicted by the grand jury included: • Jackson Bateman McIntosh • Dennis Swiernik • Steven Lee Collins • Gerson Edivaldo Pena • Oscar I toward Erlanson ' • Ruben Gonzales • Justin Conway TEXAS LOTTERY SATURDAY LOTTO Jackpot: $24 million 10-12-14-26-40 (6) BB WEDNESDAY LOTTO' -TEXAS-- Jackpot: $20 million Lottery 5-18-26-41-44(15) bb PICK 3 CASH FIVE Day 7-3-7 2-8-18-26-28 Night 4-9-9 MEGA MILLIONS TEXAS TWO-STEP 16-24-31-46-47 3-25-34-35 (17) (47) Megaplier:3 Matters of Public Record ARRESTS rn Law enforcement officers in Comal County and New Braunfels charged the following between Dec. 15 and 16: Miguel Aguirre III. 43. New Braunfels, driving while mtoxicat-ed/open alcoholic beverage. Albert G Altamirano. 22. Fort Worth, criminal conspiracy. Kristina Arista. 24, Fort Worth, criminal conspiracy, possession of between 50 and 2,000 pounds of marijuana. Laura Arista. 21, Fort Worth, altumal conspiracy. Bobby P Balko. 21, New Braunfels, failure to appear/possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana. David A Baumgartner, 45, San Marcos, failure to obey commitment order/motion to revoke probation/driving wl\ile intoxicated. Stej)hen P Bishop-Jones, 20, Fort Worth failure to appear/driving while license suspended. Robert M Efurd, 34, New Braunfels, arson Steven M Garrett, 29, Cleveland, theft by check between $20 and $500. Angela K Kreneck. 39, Canyon Lake, public intoxication Christopher Kreneck, 30, Canyon Lake, dnving while intoxicated. Welester M Melendez, 34, San Antonio, driving while license suspended/invalid: sjjeedmg, expired driver s license Roosevelt J Monte/ Jr., 26. New Braunfels, failure to appear/criminal non-support. Ronald K Moore Jr., 39, New Braunfels, unlawfully carrying a weapon/handgun. Jessica R Ontiveros, 23. New Braunfels, failure to maintain financial responsibility Keith T. Pixley, 35, Canyon Lake, evading arrest detention with a vehicle Adan A Sanchez Jr., 21, New Braunfels, aggravated sexual assault Guillermo Sanchez, 60, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated, third or more offense. Antonio Valadez, 32, New Braunfels, failure to appear/possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, public intoxication. Daniel Valdez, 38, theft by check of between $20 and $500. Kathryn L. Wilson, 18, New Braunfels, terroristic threat. Heather A. Zech, 23, Seguin, motion to proceed with adjudication BUILDING PERMITS The following building permit applications were filed between Dec. 8 and Dec. 12 with the New Braunfels city planner s office Gordon Badling, 145 Bonnie s Way, single family residence, $125,125 Continental Homes, 214 Val Verde Dr., single family residence, $116,000 Billy Strickland, 238 Alves Lane, new residence, $150,000 SOD Builders, 2116 Bentwood, single family residence, $74,250 Michael Flume, 1506 Dustin Cade, single family garden home, $88,165 KB Home, 393 Copper Path Drive, new residence, $118,000 KB Home, 866 Spyglass Drive, new residence, $132,000 Terry Boeck, 218 Rocky Ridge Drive, single family residence, $130,680 Gary Pools, 822 East Torrey, pool, $27,000 Quality Southern Builders, 305 Cross River, remodel, $35,000 W PAY OFF YOUR BILLS Refinance Your Home. Just in time J'or the holidays, no pints, for 2 mos. FREE analysis & credit report 609-5600 Custom Mortgage Co. 191 E. 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