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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 24, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Herald-Zeitung O Wednesday, January 24,1996 □ 3 Texas Today Attorney General Reno Attends Funeral of Slain Border Patrol Agent ROCHELLE, Texas (AP) — As Attorney General Janet Reno watched solemnly in a rural Texas cemetery, a funeral for a slain Border Patrol agent began with a call to attention for 200 fellow agents. Helicopter rotor blades distantly chattered on Tuesday as the voice of a base station dispatcher was heard over the loud speaker, asking for agent Jefferson Barr, who died Friday in a late-night shootout with suspected drug smugglers, to respond. Three times she called, “Echo 630,< RAK 921,” but each time there was no answer to the safety check. “Agent Jefferson Barr,” the dispatcher concluded in a wavering voice, “has completed his tour of duty.” With that, two green and white Border Patrol helicopters came in hard and low from the east, and one chopper veered from the formation to commemorate the “missing man.” Uncertain Future of Federal Program Concerns Texas Farmers QUANAH, Texas (AP) — Wheat farmer Butch Tabor traded his plow-and-planting routine for grass management back in the ’80s when the government offered a pay out program for land that could easily erode. He was far from alone. The federal Conservation Reserve Program enrolled 50,712 acres in Hardeman County, where Tabor still farms around Quanah, and 4.1 million acres across the state. Texans signed 19,762 CRP contracts obligating them to plant grass instead of crops on fields prone to erosion. Those lCbyear contracts, some of which expire this year, paid an average $39.50 “rent” per acre. But the current budget standoff in Washington gives no indication what will become of a program lauded for its benefits to air and water quality, wildlife and the financial solvency of some farmers. Texas Prison Escapee Loose in Louisiana TYLER, Texas (AP) — Police and th? FBI are combing Louisiana for a Texas prison fugitive on the loose since last weekend Authorities said Clifton Brumley, 35-* escaped Saturday on a tractor while working on a prison livestock farm at NtW Boston, dear TexSTtafrltF't*tater was suspected of holding two women hostage and robbing a credit union in Tyler. The two women were released unharmed late Monday, and Brumley was believed to have fled on foot. Brumley reportedly then hitched a ride to Shrevport, La, and took a taxi to New Orleans on Tuesday night. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Larry Fitzgerald that Brumley left the women and walked to a nearby sports bar. ‘Since 1978' (2101620-5960 1522 Hwy 46, New Braunfels Cm Spec •    133 Lands Street iCall Rhoads Interiors for assistance with everything from carpet Cif lor & construction to §• quality installation. Rhoads Interiors M3 N. Walnut 625-3477 South Plains Cotton Growers Disappointed With Boll Weevil Vote LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — High Plains cotton growers are disappointed in Rio Grande Valley farmers’ decision to kill its boll weevil eradication program. “I think the general reaction is one of disappointment that producers in the Valley have made this decision,” said Roger Haldenby of Plains Cotton Growers Inc. “But there’s also resolve and determination that it won’t be allowed to impact the operation of the enhanced boll weevil program in this area. The future of High Plains cotton kind of pivots on removing the boll weevil,” he said. Cotton producers in the far southern tip of the state voted overwhelmingly Monday to kill the Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation program, which began last spring at a cost of $8.9 million. They blame the pesticide program for the Valley’s meager 1995 cotton crop of about 54,000 bales, down more than 250,000 bales from the year before. Nearly 1,000 Deadbeat Parents Threatened With Loss Of Licenses HOUSTON (AP) — If a couple of letters in the mail didn’t get the attention of parents seriously delinquent with child support payments, state offi cials figure the lifting of a driver’s license or professional license will. Nearly 1,000 Texas deadbeaf parents were put on notice Tuesday by Attorney General Dan Morales that they could lose their state-issued licenses because child support is way overdue. “We want to create an impression they can’t get away with it,” Morales said. “This probably is the most effective thing we can do.” The 928 suspension cases filed Tuesday represented nearly $8.9 million in delinquent payments. The average tardy parent — and Morales said 99 percent were deadbeat fathers — was about $9,800 ip arrears, although the highest amounted to $64,031 and there were several exceeding $50,000. “Now the gloves are off,” Morales said. “Those who choose to ignore our warnings will find the state can and the state will punish them for their indifference.” Your Local Sears New Braunfels Closeout! SONY 55814 (Mfr. #FX230) Oft WNI* quantities last "ffWoOO Wa* 599.99 Save *100 Camcorder with optical 10:1 variable-speed power zoom lens. 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