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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas REWARD OFFERED FOR TIPS ABOUT MOST WANTED CLASSIFIEDS , 10 ■■■■III 50oNew Braunfels TUESDAY OCTOBER 4.2011 EITUNG SERVING NEW BRAUNFELS SINCE 1852River panel meets Thursday Noted conservationist Sansom will lead ad hoc committee By Greg Bowen The Herald-Zeitung The* city committee iormed to finri answers to tough questions about New Rrauniels' wi dly popular tubing industry will hold its inaugural meeting Thursday. ('ity counc il formed the tom mittee on Aug. 22 in response to a tubing season that featured c rowds so large New Braunfels Polite Chief Tom Wibert des( ribc'd them as like "the Normandy Invasion." The season includ(‘d drownings, alcohol-fueled l)ad l>ehavior, c losings ot the Comal River because of overcrowding — and even triggered a city council ban on beer cans and other dis|)osabl(‘ containers that resulted in a liti/ens' [)etition that forced a Nov. 8 r('l(>r- endum on the The New BrcUintels River Ad I 1(k ( ommittee is sthedul(*fl to h(>ar trom ( ity Manager Mike Morrison, Mayf)r (iaie Pos[)isil, See COMMinEE. Page 8 ► FIGHTING CRIME Nationa Night Out tonight Police visiting 53 block parties in New Braunfels [Mondo Moultrie The Herald-Zeituiig Police and other first res[)onders in C^omal C'oun-ty are getting with area citizens tonight to celebrate the 28th annual National Night Out. The National Assoc iation of Town Watch held NNO on Aug. 2 in other parts of the country. Texas moved its ( 1 e b r a -tions about four years g b (' c a u s e the state is so hot the first week in August, said Deputy Adam f^aslrano, with Comal County Slieriff's Office community resourc e team. In ('omal County, neighborhoods are expc'cted to come togetht'r for bloc k partitas. Tht*y invited knv enft)rt e-ment and fire department [KTsonnel to visit and speak about ways to team up and prevent crime in their communities or address any [)er-tinent issut's. New Braunfels Polite Department officers were invited to anti plan tt) attend S ] l)lock parties. About I S officers and members t)f the ( itizens Police Academy will attend parties st)me time between 5:30 p.m. and 8: K) p.m., said It. Heath Purvis of New Braunfels Police [)ef)artment. See NIGHT OUT, Page 8 MIGHTY UNICORN BAND WINS CONTEST ONLirSIE Scan this QR code to visit the National Night Out home page or go to Riotos by LALWA Md®iZIE j Herald-Zeitung The New Braunfels Mighty Unicorn Marching Band performs during the Comal County Fair Parade m downtown New Braunfels. MIGHTY GOOD NBHS Unicom Band opens season with contest victory OIMLINE Scan this QR code to visit the Mighty Unicorn Band's site or go to www.unicorn By Noah Westerfleld Herald-Zeitung correspondent The host New Braunfels Mighty Unitorn Band tt>ok home top marks Saturday in th(> Linitc'd States School Band Assot iation (USSBA) Marching (ompc'tition. f'ittt'en area schools [)artit ipattnl in the contest, in which sthools were classitied not by their Ull sizes l)ut bv the size of their band. See BAND, Page 8 The New Braunfels High School Mighty Unicorn Band’s col-orguard performs during the Comal County Fair Parade. 1 in 10 parents skip, delay shots for kids Swing for the Cure Submitted photo New Braunfels High School's varsity girls golf team participated in Swing for the Cure Friday and Saturday at Brackenridge Park in San Antonio. The girls played 36 holes on Friday and 18 on Saturday, in the Northeast ISD event. Each player and coach was given a pink golf shirt with the “Swing tor the Cure" logo, and the pins were even pink. On Friday, each girl wrote in pink someone they knew who is battling breast cancer. From left are coach Glenn Phair, Jordan Clayburne, Emily Noland, Amber Slover, Peyton Buck and Caitlin Brown. SEE RELATED STORY ON SPORTS, 6. CHICAGO (AP) By age (>, thildrt'n should have vatt inations against 14 diseases, in at least two dozen separate doses, the U.S. government advises. More than I in 10 parents reject that, refusing some shots or tlelaying others mainly because of safety concerns, a national survey tountl. Worrit^s about vat cine safety were tommon even among [>arents whose kids were fully vaccinated; 1 in S among that group said they think delaying shots is sater than the rexommend-{'tl schi'dule. The results suggest that more than 2 million infants and young t hildren may not be fully protcxtt'd against prt'vent able tliseases, including some that can be deadly or disabling. The nationally reprt'sen-tative online survey ot roughly 750 parents of kids age 6 and yt)unger See SHOTS, Page 8Please join us for a FREE community seminar •Wednesday,October5,20II at5:30pm •New Braunfels Civic Center J For breaking news, sports scores, weather, traffic and , j mid-day updates, follow us on Twitter ©NewBraunfelsHZAging: What’s Normal? What’s Not? Presented by David Pak, DO and Teresii Knüppel, MD Sponsored by Home Instead Senior Care and Gentiva Home Health RSVP to Home Intead 830.624.8380 or [email protected] fl IF YOU GO New Braunfels River Ad Hoc (x)minittee When: 4:30 p.m. Thursday Where; McKenna I-.vents Center,(SOI W. San Antonio St, CAMPAIGN 2012 Perry betb^ on tax grants Governor’s plan to lure mortgage companies for jobs backfired By Jack Gillum A:,'-,()ciated Ptt‘' WASHINGTON As Texas governor. Km k Perrv' spent tens ot millions in taxp.ucr mone\ to lur(' some ot ihe nation's Ic.ul-ing mortgage ( omj)ani('s to (' th(‘ir busin('ss in his state, c .ill-ing It a national motk (re.iting jobs. But the bat ktirc'd. lust iis th(* kugesi hanks Ix'gan rt't eiving public { ash, thev aggrt'ssiveK ramped up risk\ It'nding. Within lour s't'ars, the banks ucre out oi busiiK'ss and honieov\ners a( ross Texas ta( ed tt)r(H lo-sure. In tlu' end, the stat(> p tid $ milii« 111 to sul)sidi/e il. An AssoM.tled Press rev iew ol tt'der.,1 nort;4a;4e data, (. ourt tiling' , lul pub li( statcMiK'nts toLind that P('rry (low npla\ ed t>ar l\ warnings ot an impt'nding mortgagt' trisis as alarmist. That's ev(>n as Perr\ s own attorne\ gc'neral would Lit-('r invt'stigate whi'tlu'r ( ountrv w id(' I iai See PERRY. Page 8 F->*riy tol ilan WEATHER. 12 TATTIANA CUOCO GOODWIN FRAZIER ELEMENTARY \ à Sunny and mild High: 88 Low: 60 AbbK Classifieds CQflUcs Crosswords Forum ....... Qbituaries _ Planner Sports TV Vol 1b8 I No 280 1 section. 12 pages 10 10 9 9 4 3 7 6 11 56825 'oOOOl 50 cents Hoiììcihstead Learn what's in tomorrow's paper, offernews tips, receive alerts. Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Facebook fan. Receive the Herald-Zeitung e-newsietter in your e-mail box each morning: Click 'Herald-Zeitung Mailing List ' ;