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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 27, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Page 2A — HeRALD-ZeITUNG — Friday, June 27, 2003Today Contact Features Editor Brian Grant, 625-9144 ext. 222 World Briefly- Jury: Woman guilty of murder in windshield death FORT WORTH, Tfexas (AP) — A jury took less than an hour Thursday to convict a former nurse’s aide of murder for hitting a homeless man with her car, driving home with his mangled body jammed in the windshield and leaving him to die in her garage. Chante Jawan Mallard, 27, looked down and cried silently as the judge read the verdict, which could bring a life sentence. Later Thursday, at her sentencing hearing, Mallard tearfully apologized to Gregory Biggs’ son and her own family, saying her mind had been too muddled by fear and drugs to call for help. “I couldn’t think to do the right thing,” she said. After a night of drinking, smoking pot and taking Ecstasy, Mallard ran into Biggs, 37, with her Chevrolet Cavalier as he walked along the side of a highway in the early hours of Oct. 26, 2001. He was hit with such force that his head and shoulders went through the windshield. Medicare bills advancing in both House, Senate WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare legislation advanced on both sides of the Capitol on Thursday, as the Republican-controlled House and Senate worked toward passage of bills offering prescription drug coverage to older people and giving private insurance companies a sweeping role in the program. “Tbday we will take the first steps in creating the next generation of health care," said Rep. Deborah Bryce, R-Ohio. Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California acknowledged that the GOP-backed measure would pass and many Democrats wore black armbands to dramatize their claim that Republicans were intent on killing Medicare. In the Senate, a bipartisan coalition pushed a more centrist bill that included fewer of the free-market changes sought by censervat ives. Passage was not in doubt, particularly after a 70-26 vote to divide the final $12 billion available unde*r the bill between priorities favored by Republicans and Democrats. Texas Lotto SATURDAY $8 million 09-14-19-21-26 (24) BB WEDNESDAY $10 million 02-06-13-21-42 (06) BB Contact Us HERALD-ZEITUNG 707 Lands St., New Braunfels, TX 78130 (830) 625-9144, fax (830) 625-1224 Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher Ext. 201, doug.toney @ Gary E. Maitland, Managing Editor Ext. 220, [email protected] Heather Grant, Business Manager Ext. 202, [email protected] Lisa Schreier. Composing Manager Ext. 205, [email protected] Henry Coello, Commercial Printmjyinformation Systems 625-5232, hcoello @ Arnold Wiggins, Production Manager (830) 625-5232, [email protected] Craig Pauling, Circulation Manager Ext. 228, [email protected] Courtney Abernathy, Advertising Manager Ext 208, [email protected] For classified advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 215 For display advertising, call 625-9144 ext. 208. For obituaries, wedding, engagement and anniversary announcements, call 625-9144 ext. 213. For missed or late newspapers, call 625-9144 ext. 229. Subscription rates: $25 for three months; $44 for six months, $79 for one year. The Herald-Zeitung is published Tuesdays through Sundays. Community Events ► Birthdays/Anniversaries Happy birthday to Gus Elbel, Tina Louise Diaz, Jan Conyers (63 years) and Lawrence Weidner (June 25). Happy anniversary to Amber Duncan Stade and Cameron Stade (June 24). To have a birthday or anniversary listed here, call 625-9144. ►Clubs and Events THE LOW-IMPACT DANCE AEROBICS CLASS takes place at 8:15 a.m. today at Seele Parish House. The class consists of a cardiovascular workout, strength training with light weights, stretching and relaxation. For information, call 625-9295. KAFFEE KLATSCH bereavement support group meets from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. today. For information, call 625-7500. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets at noon, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. today at the 24-hour Club, 1142 Eikel St. All meetings are open. Call 625-0057 for information. COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS at 300 Laurel Lane hosts lunch for those 60 years and older in the Laurel Plaza Community Room from 11:30 a.m. to noon today. Suggested donation is $1.25. Call Rita at 629-1751 to make reservations 24 hours in advance. ANNUAL HILL COUNTRY ANTIQUE TRACTOR AND ENGINE SHOW is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. today through Sunday at The Club, U S. 290, two miles east of Stonewall. Cost is $5 for adults and free for children younger than 12. Call (830) 634-7516 for information. Photo submitted Paul Schlesinger and The Little River Playboys perform from 7 to 11 p.m. today at the New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music, 1259 Gruene Road. Admission is $3 and free for children. Call 625-5636. ►Heads Up SATURDAY AMERICAN RED CROSS presents “Family Sen/ices: Providing Emergency Assistance" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call the branch office at 608-9876 for information or to sign up. SUNDAY THE DANVILLE SCHOOL REUNION is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Forke Store in Conservation Plaza. Call Andy Marbach at (830) 303-5305 or Nell Hoffman at (210) 342-7078. TUESDAY A JOINT BIRTHDAY CELE BRATION takes place from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesday at Calahan’s Pub, 194 W. San Antonio St. The band Good Grief plays at 8 p.m., and Liift plays at 10:30 p.m. For information call 822-1851. WEDNESDAY A FREE JOB FAIR, hosted by U. S. Rep. Ron Paul, is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Seguin-Guadalupe County Coliseum, 810 S. Guadalupe St. in Seguin. Call (512) 753-5553 for information. ONGOING THE 2003 COMAL COUNTY FAIR QUEENS contest invites girls starting their junior year in any Comal County high school to be contestants. The contest will be at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 in Canyon High School Cafetorium. For information, call Shirley at 629-3528 or 625-4279, Jo Marie at 643-0455 or Jill at 914-3955. Weather Friday, June 27 A C C Lf W e ather.COWI forecast for daytime conditions, high/low ►Today’s forecast Digest ►Water flows COLO KAN MO NM V <r [ — —....... Amarin 82i/60; OKU Wichita 86|/64{ • [Dana 86i/66; ARK El Paso 92{/69| Midlan 83^66; | Austin 88^/65: • ' C; f o    ,    —. • f    ;    Bouto    It San Antonio 90j/69; ^jgff U TODAY Partly cloudy Highs upper 80s Rain: none NE winds, 10 mph ►Extended outlook TONIGHT Mostly clear Lows upper 60s • Rain: none NE winds, 10 mph MfX/C Brownsville 91j/74j • © 2003 AccuWeather, Inc. 0 ‘Urn «M«»    •***    «*► Sunny Pl Cloudy Cloudy Showers T-storms    Ram Flumes Snow Ice Via Assacu!*! Priss Saturday — Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 90s. Sunday -- Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the lower 90s. Monday — Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the mid 90s. Tuesday — Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid 90s. Wednesday — Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 70s. Highs in the mid 90s. Edwards Aquifer 678 4 ft. Comal River 370 cfs Canyon Dam inflow 240 cfs Canyon Dam outflow 335 cfs Canyon Dam lake level 910.31 ft. above mean sea level NBU Pumping Report Surface water 7.964 million gallons Well water 2.980 million gallons ►Pollen counts Molds.................................low Grass     low (Provided courtesy of Dr. Frank Hampel) ►Sunrise/Sunset Sunrise......................6:34    a.m. Sunset ............8:38    p.m. Arrests Law enforcement officers in Comal County charged the following between June 25 and 26: Michael A. Barton, 36, San Antonio, driving while intoxicated. Hector Bocanegra Jr., 23, Santa Rosa, failure to appear/possession of manjuana. Julio C. Bustos, 18, New Braunfels, speeding; violation of promise to appear. Anthony C. Carbone, 28, Canyon Lake, possession of drug paraphernalia. Brandle L Connell, 25, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated/open alcohol container. Omar De La Cerda, 24, San Antonio, improper use of extension cord; violation of promise to appear, defective or no stop lamps; expired license plates; failure to appear. Paul F. DeLargy, 42, Athens, Ga., theft between $50 and $500. Ernesto L Garcia, 21, Universal City, motion to revoke probation/check forgery. Kelly Levesque, 27, New Braunfels, failure to appear/possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance, penalty group 1; possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance, penalty group 1; possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture; driving while license suspended. Mitchell Lively, 21, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated. Eduardo M. Madiedo, 67, San Antonio, driving while intoxicated, third or more offense. Anthony D. McMillin, 41, Hilltop Lakes, public intoxication; possession of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle. Christina V. Mendoza, 26, New Braunfels, theft by check. Jay D. Miears, 34, New Braunfels, crimi nal mischief under $50; failure to appear/criminal mischief under $50. Robert W. Moore, 34, Bulverde, speeding — 77 mph in a 65 mph zone; failure to maintain financial responsibility; failure to appear theft by check between $20 and $500 (2 charges); failure to stop at stop sign. Garik W. Uhr, 28, McQueeney, motion to proceed with adjudication/possession of less than 1 gram of a controlled substance, penalty group 1. Steven D. Weddle, 41, Alvin, driving while intoxicated, third or more offense. Ui ihfU Annronohnn Active Military Personnel, Ifllllldi¥ nUUlClIdilUII National Guard, Coast Guard, Amen nAMaaA II-.L Reservist AND Retirees WHO ^ /DU Bonus basil *RE residents of the USA. 2003 r I 50 REG CAB SPORT 2003 F I 50 REC CAB FLARESIDE 2003 F I 50 SUPERCAB XLT 2003 F I 50 SUPERCREW I 2003 F I 50 SUPERCREW 4x4 f sea ” WHAT Wf ADVERTISE! 20,495 M F.!{227,y, hw» 4 IL EH V I (l|)M * Pmw WiflUMf • lilt • Craw tm. 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