New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 8, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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Polls open 7 sum. to 7 p jn.
It early voting is any indicator, hoavy voting is likt'ly today as New Braiinicls voters dec ide vvhi'ther beer ( ans and other dis-[K»sable tood and drink (ontainers will be jiroKiiiited on the (!onial and ('iLhidallipe rivers inside the (ity limits.
th(' residc'nts who (asf
Can ban, other issues on ballot
ballots in early voting repre-sented about 19 percent ÆmjTÎuAJL ot the city's 28,82f) regis- yQ*T|B tered voters.
That turnout riwarted early voting figures refiorted in ()revious ( ity elec tions. the
( ivil S(Tvice status tor the tire de|)artment, 2,477 voter! early. In th(' May's may-oral ele(lion, 2,4'ji) voted early.
( jty Se( retars Patri( k Att'n, munii ip.it ele( tion ottu iai,
In the 2006 vote to authori/(' said Mond.iy he (ouldn't predict
what today's turnout might be.
"With such a high nurnbi'r (tor early voting), I have no idea," Aten saicl. "It's su( h a high number."
()n Aug. 22, New Braunfels ( ity ( ounc il ,ip[)roved the (lisf)osable container ban, an anti-litf(*r initiative designed to cut the amount of be(*r c ans and other litit'r left
See POLLS, Page 3
► DEAR SEASON
The hunt begins in Texas
More than 600,000 expected to take part
By Drew Stone
ihe Herald /eftunq It's white-tail deer hunting season — and m rel.ited breaking Nc'w Brauntels n(‘vvs: Ihe sk\blue .ind water's wet.
Scan this QR code for alist of Cuilldl .yOl-llllY tiunting seasons or visit http;//bii.ly' uL)kh3
be li.ird-pressed to (ind someone in tlie .ire.i \\'lio \v a s unaw .ire that (leer h u n t I n g sea so n (■»egan Sat-u I (I a s . Over llu' next sev(‘r-•d weeks, until the end ()i December, more than f)t)0,000 hunters thtougliout the stiitc' are e «pc'c led to venture into the lexas woodl.inds |or iheir ctiani e at tro[)hi<*s and venison.
lirn Swinc»\, hi, ot Ncnv Brauntels has bc‘c‘n an avid bow and ritle d(“('r hunter tor SO vc'ars, and said this time oi the \('ar is something he lias looked torward to tor dc'c acIc's.
"I love being out thc'rc' in the woods," Swine\ said. "Therc‘'s alwavs entc'rtain-nient and lots of ( ama-raderic'. It's just a great time tor mc‘."
The lc‘\as Parks and VVildlitc' Dep.irtmc'nt estimates around 4 million dcH.'r roam the state and .ibout ()()0,000 ot them will be killed this scMson.
TPVVD Spc)kesman Mike Cox said he is C|uite plc»ased w'ith the abundance of game' observc'd during the season's opening days.
"from what I'm hc'aring and what 1 saw there' are plenty ot dc'er — and they're moving along," C’ox said. "I think it's gciing to be a good season."
I ie, .iddc'd, howevc'r that dt'er <ind fawn numbc'rs will l)e attec ted b\ the st.itewidc' drought.
But, ( ox said, the' tougher weather conditions will
See DEER, Page 3
51ST WURSTFEST; DAY FOUR
Photos t)y SHAWN LEWIS! Heiaiil /eituiK)
New Brauntels Noon Lions Club member ’'Buz" Farrfill wraps a sausage on a stick Monday evening at the group's Wursttest booth.
Wurstfest is bread and butter for local oKanizations
Jeffrey "Juice" McGehee, 13, flips pork chops Monday evening at tlie New Braunfels I ittle League bootti at Wurstfest. You can view this photo and more Wurstfest photos like it on the Herald-Zeitung website at herald-zeitung.com.
By Drew stone
lor loc ai c ivK groups, Wurstfest rc-presi'nts thc' mc'at ot their tundraising efforts.
Many Wurstfest attendc'es see the Marktplatz area as the Sf)ot thc'y can find all the (ierman dishc's they (ould c'ver hope for. Those who work at one ot the dozc'ns of booths in the giant hall sc'c' it as a vitiil sourc e ot tundrais-ing.
"It's major tor us," New Braunfels I ittk' Ic'ague I’rc'si-dc*nt (ireg Me ('lehee said.
It's our largest fundraiser. Without Wursttc'st, we'd have to raise our |)ric es."
See WURSTFEST, Page 10
WURSTFEST SCHEDULE, PAGE 6
Tlie annual celebration of all things
sausage y\ mR^FEST
continues today, with gates opening at 11 a.m Ttie event continues ttirougli Nov. 13 at the Wursttest Grounds in Landa Park. Scan this QR code to visit Wurstfest online or go to www.wurstfest.com
Woman reported missing turns up at hospital; car missing
From stall reports A San Antonio woman who reportedly disappeared aftt'r working her shiit Friday at the Scootc'r Store in New Braunfels has been found, [)ublished reports say.
fric a lones, U, was discovered late Sunday at a Laredo
hospital, whc'reshc' was treated for a bump to her head, according to a San Antonio TV news report. Hospital records indicate she arrived there Saturday niorning.
According to the re[)ort, Jories left work Friday aftc'r-noon to [)ic k up h(>r son at
sc hool in San Antonio, but nc'ver m.idc' it. Hours later, she rc'portedly sent a "help me" text message to her fiancé.
KABB FOX 2^) re[)orts lones doc'sn't rememi)er what hap-[)c'necl, hut she saicl she was grabbed and then hit sometime FricJay, She was
a white* 201 I Mazda 2 that is still missing.
New Braunfels police told the Herald-Zeitung they wert'n't handling the investigation, San Antonio Police couldn't be reac hed for comment. No further details were available as of press time.
Ex-teacHer convicted of sending explicit messages to girl, 13
By Dalondo Mouttiie
ihe HfifakI Zeitung Sine e word sfiread that when she was ! \ a nviddl(> school tc'achc'r'i oach sent her ('xplicit text mess,iges, thc' VIC tim said she has expc'rienc c'd htimili.ifion from peers and a constant edgy tec'ling.
Th(' girl said Monday in a ( om.il ( oun tv court that hc'r pc'rsonali-ty changed, and sh<‘ lost tric'nds, (»ner gy, slec'p and her .ip[)c*fite.
1 h (' V1 c t i m
said sh(> IS (ontused as to why someone in a position of authorit\ bc'travc'd her trust.
"It alwavs enters my mind VVhv mc':'" she tc'sti-
Sh(' spok(‘ to Distric t ludgc' ( harlc's Kamsav who had )ust sentc'iu ed ( finton Beck 2 7, to a 10 \ ear-prison sc'ntc'iKC — l() \c>ars probation, 1 20 dav s in ( om.d (ountv lail, iOO hours (it communitv service and to p.IV tiiu's and Iosts Bt'ck, a tnrmer OakKun Middle S( hoot tcMC hc'i and c oac h, f )t('iKic'd guiltv in Se(>tc'niber to onc' count ot im[)ro[)er rc'l.ition-ship bt'tvvc'en educator .ind studc'nt.
"I'm glad the' judge ordc-rt'd some |.iil timc'," said Ic'nniter rhar(), Comal (oun ty criminal distric t attornc'v "The (onduc t that he did was highiv ina|)pro|>riate.
PoIk e arrc'stc'd Bc'c k on |an, 4 in connc'ction with I his sending sc'xuallv c'xpiic -it text messages to a t i ' vear-old tc'maie studc'nt. An I arrest warrant allegc'd Bt'ck ! and the studc'nt exchangc'd ! 2*^)1 tc'xts during a tivc'-hour ! period on I)(h . 2, 2010.
I Nc'w Brauntels ISD in I Fc'bruary tc'rminated Beck's ! em[)loyment at OakKun,
I where' he taught health and j coac he'd t(H)tball, baskc'tball I and trac k and field. A c oun-; ty grand jurv indictc'd Beck I in April.
j Bc'c k fac ('(I up to 20 years I in jail on the seconci-degrcH' felonv.
See BECK, Page 3
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