New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 17, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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► COMING UP INTHE H-Z Tuesday
Catch up with what happened over the ^ weekend in New Braunfels and Comal
Food writer Laura Lopez answers cooking questions from Herald-Zeitung readers
Music writer Dale Martin has a finger on thé pulse of New Braunfels' music scene
Feel the need for speed? Make a pit stop with the H-Z's Motorsports page
► YOUR DAILY COMMUTE
Upcoming road work and closures include;
■ Through 5 p.m July 29, Bridge Street between N Walnut Avenue and N. Sycamore Avenue
■ Through 5 p m July 22, temporary lane closures will be in effect from 8 a.m. to 5 p m. on S Walnut Avenue between W Coll Street and W Bridge Street.
■ At 1 p.m Saturdays, streets bordering the Last Tubers Exit on the Comal River will become one way and closed to through traffic This will be in effect from the intersection of E Mather Street and S Union Avenue to the intersection of W Lincoln Street and Comal Avenue
■ Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 p.m to 6 a m., Texas Hwy 46 at Mission Valley Road intersection and TBarM Driveway One-way traffic control will be used as needed
The following Canyon Lake boat ramp closures have been announced because of low water:
■ Canyon Lake Forest, Ramp 5
■ Canyon Lake Hills - - West, Ramp 7
■ Canyon Lake Shores, Ramp 22
■ Mystic Shores, Ramp 23
► WHAT'S ON THE AGENDA
Upcoming public meetings include
■ Water Onented Recreation District board,
5 p m Monday, WORD office, 1928 FM 2673,
■ New Braunfels ISO board, 7 p.m Monday, NBISD Education Center Board Room, 430 W Mill St
■ New Braunfels Downtown Development Board, 8 30 a m Tuesday, Council Chambers, 424 S Castell Ave
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Grandparents win custody of girls
Ihe |).ir('nts ol ,i skvtn ("enlr.il íí*x.is worn,in fi.ivt* won ( ustody ot Ikt thil-(Ircn tnini tH(’ (i.irpnts o) hrr I'x-ministf'r hiisl>,infl now in prison lor Hrr killing.
Ih(> kcrr (oiiiiK jury vol(*(l .liter (viglrl fioiirs ol (IriilKT.ifion on f rid.iy to awiirri ( uslíKÍy ol the 10 .iiììI I S*y(Mr-ol(l (laugh tcrs of M.itt and Kan Hak('r to [ini and l in da I )ulin ol fhr VVa( o siihiirl) ol Wi Kxfway ni(‘ I )ulins had sued f(>r ( usf(kK of their granddaughters, who had Ix'en wards of Ose ar and Barbara Maker ot Kerrv ilk' sime fhi'ir father was indu ted and jaiktl in
Tfie verdi( f was greeted with tears from all sides, inc luding trf)ni th(vtwo girls. Th(‘ e|d('st girl wept as sht* sat Iw'tween frii'ndsv while th(' youngest wippt as Har-hara Baker held her.
Meanwhile, the ()ulins enihrac('d eat h other and (ried, Malt Baker, who is serv ing a fvS-year prison sentent e lor murder in the JOOfr drugging and suftot ,vtii)n of his vvite, sh(M)k his hearl.
I’rostH ufors at ihi’ tornn'r Baptist niinis-ters murder trial arguedfhat he had killed his wit(> so that he tould take up with his mistress and tri(*d to mak(‘ Kxtri Baker's
fleath .ippi'ar to be a sui( ifle by over-fk)se ()nly prtssure from the Dulins ( om-pellc'fl (H)hi Í' tí) re-open the case and determine that she h<vfl been murd('r('ff .
A (ourf-appointed adviser who ton-ducted homt' stuflies on both the Baker andOulin homes had recommended that the Dulins be awarded custody for several rtMsons, in( hiding the "unhealthy t'mo-tion.il ('nvironment" she says exists in the Bakt'r fiome. The atlvist'r, Stephanie Irul-son, said Matt Baker anti his parents ton-finut' to blame the I )iilins for Matt Bakt'r's
Sam Houston State honors Carson
Mariah Hawn ( arson r (‘ t (' I v e tl rt't tignifit)n from ^.vm Houston State Univt'rsifv ft>r a ( a tl e m i t (>xce Hence.
She earnetl a 4.0 gradt'-point avt'rage lor tlle spring semesi<‘r. Her major is I or e n s i(
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Arniy Master Sq! Daiuei Robles stands witti wife, ErtuíSline, anij (iaughler, Mary, 10, during the National Anthem on Friday at the Biiild Briqa(.]e kick -ott cerenioiiy for Itie family's new home in Garden Ridge
Homes for Troops building louse for disabled veteran
By Dalondo Moultrie
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VVlu're he previoiisK lived, rc'tirt'd MasUT Sgl Danit'! Kol)l('s (ould l)ai(4y ii.ivigate lh(‘ tight h.illways and luMven lorhid it he Irit'd to sil in his drivt'w.u, whu h slo )('(! so nuic h his whtM'l ( h.iir rolled j)ra( Ik a) y <iway.
Now tli(‘ retired arm\ \eter.in uho lost his legs ht'low ihe knt'i's h) an improvised explosive devite in Irat] won't have to \vorr\ about any ol tliose pro!)lems.
Robles, Ills u lie <ind d.iughlt'r altt'nded one ol two (ertMiionies I ridav morning, vvIhmi ton striK tion began on two new-, largt'r, mou' levf'l liomtvs that will be Aiihmk ans with Dis.ibililies At t-approvt*ti. And tlie homes are being don.it ed l)v tlie nonprolil I lomes for ()ur Troops.
"M\ daughter alreadx knows whk h room she wants," Kobk's said ol lO-yearold Mary, who hatl lour iM'tlrooms to (hoose Irom, pie-t on strut tion.
Homes tor Our Troops has built about 100 home!> in Í3 statt'S. Ihe Mass.Hhuselts-based t harity sr ret‘ns velt'r.ins and (k*tt‘rmint'S their
need bt'tore buikling nt'W, wt'll-turiiished, (orn-tortabk' homes, s.ikI Neil 1 rustaglio, a voluntt'er re )res(‘nt,itiv(' tor wTiom tlie organi/ation built a iome last yt*ar in Marion.
Irusi.iglio s.iid Homes lor Our Iroops iinds and buys lots on which to build, .irranges lor donations ot materi.ils and labor, .ind toordi-nalt's building ot tht‘ homes, Dan loveiuiale, Homes lt)r ()ur Troops tonstruction manager, said the homes art' built with lowc'f tabinc'ts, roll under at c t*ss to sinks, w^itk‘-turn ratlii anti other t(*atur('s ih.it mak(.‘ wht'elt hair use easier.
Hornt's lor Our lroo[)s started c onstriK Iron about H:U) a.m. I riday t)ii the home lor the Robles lamih in (»aidtMi Ridgt' and tht‘ family of Amn Spet. ( raigAntlratle in Marion. Vt)kinleer (rews will work on the homt'S throughout the weekend. Robles said tu' ex[)et ts It) w.iil betuec'n Itnir .ind six mtHiths befort* (onstruc lion is c omplete and h(‘ ,uid his lamily t an move in.
H(‘'s bc'en looking lorw.ird to his nt'W four-htnlroom home.
"This last wt'ek has probably bet'n the longest wec'k ever," Robles Stiid. "Wt>'re prt'tty ext itt-d."
with a minor in biologv anti (riminal justic e.
( arson is d 2010 gratluafe ()l Nt'W Brauntels.
Several local students on Angelo State list
Angt'lo Sfat(> 1 )ean's 1 ist lor the JO 11 spring semestt'r intludes the tollowing New Brauntels residents: N.ith.in 1) ( umberland, Brandie N. Debat ker, Kara K. Hot'ge-n.uier, Brandi N. Ht)rn Shi-net'se R. M,irtinc/, K.isu* R. Smith, lerris D Springlu'td and Kodv B, Willi.vms,
To l)(' eligible tor the 1 )ean's 1 ist, students must be enrollt'tl tull-timc .mtl maintain a i GPA
SFASU releases President’s List
[lie tollowing are.i siU' dt'nls have bei*n named fo the Prt'sidcnt's 1 lonor Roll ,it Stc'phen I. Austin State Uni-v(Tsit\ lor th(' spring semester: I ).n\n M. lenke ol Nt'vv Brauntels.
Stephen F. Austin releases grad list
Ihc' tollowing are.) students re( eivt'd tlc'grees irom St(‘[)h('n 1. Austin State Uni-vt'rsity during May ( om-ment ement t'xerc ises. Rachel lynne (iambk> (Bul-\frtle), BSN, Nursing; Daryl Renet' Abbott (Nt‘W Br.vun-telsl, Math; lennifer Marie Booker iNt'W Br.iun-it'ls) BSIS, INSl.
Gamble makes SFASU Dean’s List
The lollowmg area student has bt'en named to the Dean's 1 ist at Stepht'n I. Austin Sfatt* University lor the spring semester: Rachel lynne (lamble (Bulvc'rde).
Singletary on WCJC Dean’s List
Wharton (Ounty Itinior ( t)llt‘ge annount i'd its spring 20 I I Dean's I ist, whit h int luck's Ronclic' lynn Singlt'lary ol New Braun-It'ls. lo be int lutletl on the list, slutk'nts t'arnc'tl at k'ast a J.5 (,1»A.
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