New Braunfels Herald Zeitung Newspaper Archives

- Page 5

Issue Date:
Pages Available: 14

About New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

  • Publication Name: New Braunfels Herald Zeitung
  • Location: New Braunfels, Texas
  • Pages Available: 250,382
  • Years Available: 1952 - 2013
Learn More About This Publication


  • 2.17+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, June 12, 2007

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.17+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 12, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas Tuesday, June 12, 2007 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 5 Search continues for missing soldierMan stationed at Fort Hood did not return from exercise FORT HOOD (AP) — More than 500 soldiers and other searchers walked side-by-side Monday in scorching heat looking for any sign of a soldier lost nearly three days in the juniper-covered hills of the fort's training range. They came up empty. Sgt. Lawrence G. Sprader, 25, told his commanders by cell phone that he was lost late Friday, after he was two hours overdue in a solo navigation training drill. He didn’t indicate he was sick or distressed at the time, but his phone’s battery has since died and searchers were worried that he had succumbed to the 90-plus degree heat. The searchers took a four-hour break during the hottest part of the day Monday to ensure they wouldn’t become ill, said Col. Diane Battaglia, a III Corps spokeswoman. A handful suffered heat exhaustion during the first two days of the search. Besides searches on the ground, all-terrain vehicle operators and two Army Black Hawk helicopters were scanning the 15,000-acre training area day and night. By Monday night, roughly 9,500 acres had been searched by ground troops, many of them Sprader’s classmates in the leadership training academy. The ground search ended at nightfall on Monday, but the helicopters were expected to fly all night. Ground searchers were to return this morning. “There’s a possibility, especially with the heat index, that he probably was seeking shade, which is obviously compounding the search,’’ Battaglia said. Sprader, of Prince George, Va., had two canteens and a water backpack, and because of recent rains, there is surface water scattered on the rolling grassy hills of the training range, she said. Health officials told searchers an individual like Sprader could probably survive four days without water. Dehydration wasn’t the only concern. Searchers said they also were worried that Sprader may have suffered a snake bite or other injuries that would immobilize him. Battalia said officials have no reason to believe Sprader intentionally disappeared Other soldiers saw him on the course during the exercise, and fellow students and commanders said he was a model soldier, recently promoted to sergeant. Sprader was participating in leadership training for noncommissioned officers. Part of that training was a solo navigational exercise designed to test basic map-reading and navigation skills. Humane Society seizes 40 pit bulls in Houston HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Humane Society seized 40 pit bulls Iliesday after determining that the animals were being raised for illegal dog fights. Police discovered the animals when they were sent to investigate a dangerous dog complaint. They tracked the dog to its property, where it slid under a fence. Inside the yard, authorities discovered 40 pit bulls and eight pups. Several appeared malnourished and had scars on their heads. “The full-grown dogs were on very heavy chains," Humane Society spokeswoman Courtney Clark said in the online edition of the Houston Chronicle. “Many of them were too heavy to be cut and had to be pulled out of the ground with trucks.” She said investigators also found a giant spring used to strengthen canine jaw muscles. The spring was hanging from a tree. The device, called a “spring pole,” was confiscated. The owner, who doesn’t live on the north side property where the dogs were found, was present when the Humane Society took control of the animals. •    Ii    •$1’lSSK830-632-9255 Tackle Clutter and Live a Simple Life With today’s busy lifestyles, our homes often suffer leaving us with mounds of mess to deal with. As a result, you can now buy a wide range of books on Home Organization or turn your TV to shows dedicated to this very subject, lf organizing is big now, then why are our houses and our lives still in chaos? There is a big difference between knowing how to solve the problem and actually solving the problem. The difference is time and skill, lf you are one of the many in which clutter runs your house, you need help! Meet Amber Smith and Simplicity, a local company helping households everyday with clutter. Amber Smith, owner of Simplicity, says “The majority of my clientele feels overwhelmed with the clutter in their homes and need help getting organized. I come in and take the stress away by creating a space they can relax in and escape the frustrations of their day." Her services range from house cleaning, room makeovers, home and office organization, to even help with moving and packing. “I also assist in the moving process. Most people just don’t have the time to get moved in. I take the burden away by organizing and setting them up in their new home,” states Amber. Her clients have included single dads creating spaces for children, ageing men and women downsizing, professionals working out of their home, or moving families into larger homes. This time of year many clients have called Amber to help organize their garages. “The garage is usually the place where everything goes after spring cleaning. I help organize by categorizing the garage and it’s ‘stuff’. Children can have a place for bikes and toys, and parents now have a place for tools or hobbies," explains Amber. Simplicity is also busy doing makeovers in “catch-all” rooms. Every home has one, a room that has not been assigned a purpose so it becomes a cluttered mess. “These rooms are perfect for nurseries, home offices, play rooms, or an extra living area. It really eliminates a person’s stress when their home or office is clutter free and useful again,” says Amber. Simplicity is a company that can help even the busiest of homes get organized. They even have tips and advice for their clients to maintain that clutter-free life, lf there is one piece of advice Simplicity would give their clients, it would be, “if you buy something you must get rid of at least one item in the home. When asked why she does what she does, Amber Smith said, “I love seeing the big picture. The work is worth the reward seeing the changes in people's lives. My clients feel like I've given them control over their lives again." The first step to getting clutter-free is to call Simplicity. Amber will come out and give a free consultation and estimate. Most jobs only take 2-3 days depending on the amount of work to be done. Every job and every client is different, but all can benefit from the services of Simplicity. From large involved jobs to small projects, Simplicity has solutions for any need and any budget. “I want your home to be a sanctuary, where you leave the stress of the day at the front door and step into a home where you enjoy your family again. My motto is true—Simplify your Home, Simplify your Life,” states Amber Smith, proud owner of Simplicity. To contact Amber Smith from Simplicity, call 830-632-9255 or email her at [email protected] Paid Advertisement Specialists We are a therapist owned partnership offering aquatic therapy, manual/manipulative therapy, sports medicine and certified hand therapy services. Call, Visit, or E-mail us for more information! Phone:(830)625-7310 Fax: (830)625-3228 info @ “The Best in Musculoskeletal Care” Independent, therapist owned & operated CHIROPRACTIC WORKS! Chiropractic care has provided millions of people with relief from pain and illness and enabled them to live life to the fullest. Whether you are seeking care for a particular condition without drugs or surgery or you want to optimize your performance, chiropractic care can help. Call today to discover how you too can live a healthielife! PLUMB FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC 1312 E. Common Street Suite 407 New Braunfels, Texas 78130 830-626-1200    gpmn www.plumbihini.cum    Medicare    accepted    J ■a 1 Hour, In Office Teeth    Th Whitening,    ' ZT (regularly $499) JgQQ ti en era I Family Dentistry OLAF J.A.S. HAERENS, M.P.H., D.D.S. • • a • • CALL TODAY • * « • • LATE & EVENING APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE 625 N. Houston Ave., Suite 1 • New Braunfels , 830-624-7300 Most insurance accepted and financing available --------------- -- ................... Invest in a Cullman Water Softener and receive a FREE Culligan drinking Water System better water, pure and simple.” 830-626-8791 Ofter expires lune MHK, 2St7 Dealer participation may vary Not valid with other often. Organize your home for Summer rn How. hah I* I* mplicity 830-632-9255 Moving? Let me help you Pack, Organize, and Clean Amber Smith [email protected] *|f*? - ftmS&m V %■    *    Bill is-*-11 ??' - •' r *• * 1    '    ' .Vv/v.. ta. ■    rmi:. :r n»'........................ May is Better Speech & Hearing Month i'/M PKW I estes audiology HEARING CENTER Soriya M. Estes, MA, F-AAA Director & Licensed Audiologist CALL TODAY FORAHI 830-i CALL FOR A BASELINE SCREENING! ARING TEST & FREE CONSUUATION 543-0033 I 1528 Common Sireei • New Braunfels, Texas | ipapn Take an Active Role in a CORD Research Stud lf you are 40 or older, current smoker, | Serious Surgery is ack Pain? Only Option! symptoms from you may receive Study-related medical Study-related medication Compensation up to CENTRAL TEXAS HEALTH RESEARCH Quality Phcu ' mar a tt teal Ke starch 705-A Lamia St. • New Braunfels, TX TBI IO SpineMED spinal disc decompression is a SAFE, NONSURGICAL, DRUG-FREE procedure designed ion •Herniated Disc Degenerative Disc Sciatica ^Radiculopathy •Facet Syndrome •Spinal Stenosis •Pre/Post Surgical Patients ;