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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 12, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas PAGE TWO _ Fnr breakina newf, «ports and traffic Idi follow u8 on Twitter ONfwflflunttlsMZ ■T3 Become a New Braunfels Herald-Zettung p I Facebook fan at Sign up for e-newsletter by visiting the Herald-Zeiting online:► COMING UP IN THE H-Z . Thursday Looking for something to do“^ Check oiitthe Weekend page to see what's happening Friday Gear up for high school football with previews of local games 111 the Sports section. Saturday The Herald-Zeitung's Faith pages feature local houses of worship every Saturday ^urtd V Herald-Zeitung columnist Mike Fitsko puts his unique spin on life’s events - rOtlR D MLY COMMUTE Road work and closures scheduled for this week include: ■    I ee Stf«et at Walnut Avenue is closed for constiui tion of new roadway lanes ■    Spgtnii Avenue between Meiiset)ach and East Zink fot constmction, closed indefinitely ■    Cross Street at S Walnut Avenue and ^totif>r,nl| Street at S Walnut Avenue will be (ios:>si until 8 a in Oct 17 to allow tor con-structiiiii of new roadway lanes as part of the Walnut Avenue Pioiect ■    N Walnut Avenue at the Dry Comal Creek Btidqu will be closed from 7 a.m until 7 p m. Oct T' (oi the setting of bridge beams as part of the Walnut Avenue Project This is a full load (;<f)su(e Tins work was originally scheduled to liH perfn’ined Oct. 8 - * ON IHFAGENDA Upconiuiq public meetings include ■    C'):;: Couritv Commissioners' Court, 8:15 a.m, 199 M.ii'! Pla/a ■    VVdt.'i Onehtfit Recreation District board ■neeti: u, Muaday 1958 FM 2673 RFCOME AN I flFPORTFR ih-z ' "'*■ /pit-i- ç ;om Now Braunfels Herald vZkh'ung ^rRAi^,r!|UNG(i'W <0/ Land.) Nhw Rtauiifels, IX 78130 1830) 4144 fn» 183016?')1??4 P’ubi'siiHii oil S.iftifitay, Sunday mornings and weekday Motnii^ij: Iiitisdav tlui'iigli Ftiday tiy the New Braunfels A: !imy IDSL'S 37/ 880) 707 L-mda Street, or PO, [’rawi“' 3113?8, N'w RraiinlfMs, Comal Cdiinty, Texas /H131 K;,'8 PeiiOHi ai postaq*' |)aid at Bfauntels, Texas PflSfMASIt-R Si'iid address i haiiges to the New Braunfpi', Herald /»'¡tung, f’ll Drawei 311328. New RraunfK' IX 78131 1328 Delivery Snb' -' iiliHis wli" l>ave not inceived a newspaper by 6 a in li!<“'!lay thrmigti Friday and tjy 7 a m Saturday and Siiiiilav . ,i; cai'IHlOi 625 9144, ext. 22y Staff directory Doug Toney, Editor and Publisher, Fxt 201 Juug tijiiev iilieralil ¿eitung ( oni Shawri Lewis, Manaqinq Fditoi, Fxt 2?0 ;lewis<J!i‘"a!d /eiiunq com Will Wright Assistant Managing frditot, F't 221 ■.'■.Vi/iiqlitatifiiald <’>-it;ing,coni Chris Floffnian, Spuits Lditor, Fxt 223 ,liatfina'i^iheiaid /».'ituiig.cooi Kate Thomas. Cof)y Fdifor, t)ft 222 Hhonias¡¿herald /eitung.coni Greg Bowen, Staff writer, Fxt 22‘i ytjoweii ii|i('rald-/ei!ung.coin Oalondo Moultiie Staff writer, F xt 224 ilmouStrie a fierald/eitung.coin Laura McKenzie, f’hotographer Ext 221 .wnght'a'tietald zeilung com Shannon ^l1yers Advertising Director, Ext 208 Mnyers'Oiherald / Jeff Fowler, Circulation Director, Ext 228 ¡fowler aherald / Rosie Willingham, Business Manager, Ext 202 twillinyliaiiifflherald /eitung com Henry Coello, Production Director, (830i 625 5232 li'-neHdMhcfald ‘in.g com IMPORTANT NUMBERS Classified ad.ffti' : call 625 yi44, ext 20/ display arivertisinq, call 62' 4144, e,-' 208. ohituanes, weddings, erigagemeni, annivtsafies, i all 625 9144. ext 214 ■    newsafierald /eitung com ■    sports®heraki /eitung com ■    planner'fl'herald ^ ■    letters ctherald/ ■    classifieds<®herald /eitung com ■    adveftisiiig'iiherald-/eitung com ■    [email protected] ?eitung com County mulls no penally for contractor ByQregBowtn The Herald-Zeitung (j)m,il County tommissioncrs will mt'd rhurs(l«n to consider giving the N'hind-scheduU’ contr.utor building the deep-wall foundation for Krueger ( anyon more time to rio its work — without Ix’ing hit liy .1 monel.iry penalty. (,'ounty judge Sherman Krause said Tuesdav that (ommissioners will likc'ly forgo assessing an etonomii penalty against Hayward Baker Geotechnuai ( onstriK tion for not completing the foundation h\ the agreed-to Aug. 7 date. I fayvvard Baker's work has bec'n siowc'fi l)v unex|M*( tc^ly tough ground conditions at the dam site along I>y Comal Creek west of Nc'w Braunfels. A [)ro[)osed contrac t change order would give* fhc' firm until Nov. 2 5 for wraf) up its work. “That c ompletion date is what they said the'y could meet," Krause said. Under the current $4.8 million contract, h(> said, th(> county could levy a monetary [)enalty, or "licjuidated damages," against the firm for not mc’eting its deadline "But the change order would extend the amount of time Hayward Baker has to complc’te the project, which means the county would not assi»ss those liquidated damages," Krause said. "If we were to extend, the commissioners would l)e lcK)king at it from the standpoint that Hayward Baker has made the effort to complete the project and even when they ran into difficulties they continued to try to find solutions to those' {)rob-lems." A second contrac tor is hc‘ing sought to build the ac tual dam. HIDDEN HISTORY NAME OF SUBJECT FairgrouncJs Trees BACKGROUND Once the crowds leave Comal County Fairgrounds, the main attractions are the trees that were specially planted between 1993-2000 Large cedars and oaks came with the Common Street property, but James Smith, who grows pecan seedlings on his Marion farm, got the idea that the fairgrounds needed more trees. Smith was not a member of Comal County Fair Association, but he linked up with Wilfred Voges, CCFA Grounds Committee chairman, and Russell McDonald, a director "We decided more trees wouldn't hurt," Voges said More than 100 young trees were donated from Smith's farm and Maldonado Nursery in New Braunfels, or bought in Bastrop Along the midway from the front gate, pecan trees were added Oak varieties were planted along fence lines and in the carnival site Others were put in behind the rodeo and tractor-pull areas. CCFA raised money for the project by selling $25 "memorial plaques" for each tree. Time has weathered or destroyed the plastic plaques, but some names are visible: Blalock, Oberkampf, Voges, McDonald, Schumann, Staats, Startz and PeVey. NBHS Class of 1966 reunion set New Braunfc'Is High School Class of 19f)(i will celebrate its 4Sth class reunion Oct. 21 -22. On Oct, 21, Staff reports LAURAMcKENZIEjHerald-Zeitung Will Voges stands Oct. 5 beside a pecan tree planted in memory of itiis fattier, Raymond Voges, at — Marilyn Kuehler Comal County Fairgrounds Have you seen a piece of "Hidden History" in New Braunfels you would like to know more about^ Send your suggestion to [email protected]) or bring it to ttie newspaper office at 707 Landa St |{()()KIN(;S Law enforcement officers in New Braunfels and Comal County booked tfie following individuals between Oct 10 and Oct 11: ♦    Michael Ryan Amalia, 22, Littlefield, failure to maintain financial responsibility, driving while license invalid, expired/no motor vehicle inspection certificate, speeding more than 10% over limit, no driver s license ♦    Jonathan Walter Bremer, 30, New Braunfels, public intoxication ♦    Richard Lee Elliot, 64, Starksville, driving while license invalid, booking error ♦    Dustin Steven Fell, 26, New Braunfels, criminal mischief between SI,500 and S20K ♦    Sergio Gool, 36, Midland, aggra vated sexual assault of child ♦    Robert Douglass Randlett, 22, Copperas Cove, aggravated sexual assault of child ♦    John Brant Riffe, 36, Marion, driving while license invalid two charges, expired/no motor vehicle inspection certification, possession of drug paraphernalia ♦    Silvano Estevan Salinas, 24, New Braunfels, theft, failure to appear/bail jumping ♦    Sundee Leigh Slater, 44, Spring Branch, Courts motion to revoke probation - possession controlled substance penalty group 1 between IG and 4G ♦    Isabel Sosa Torres, 41, New Braunfels, driving while license invalid with previous conviction or suspension without financial responsibility ♦    Tom Tunchez, III, 42, Austin, driving while license invalid with previous conviction or suspension without financial responsibility, expired registration Undei the U. S Constitution, any person/defendant is considered innocent until proven guilty If anyone IS found not guilty or had the charges dropped before the State going to trial and wants that finding published in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, call Shawn Lewis at (830) 625-9144 x 220 or email [email protected] Ul.OTl'KK New Braunfels Police Department reported tfie following incidents between 7 a.m. Friday, Oct 7 and 6:59 a.m. Monday, Oct 10: ♦    Oct 7, 4:32 p m, male turned himself in at New Braunfels Police Department for local warrant service in the 1400 block of S Seguin Investigating Officer D Dohrn ♦    5:23 p.m., individual was arrested for several warrants in the 100 block of W. San Antonio St Investigating Officer D. Sweet. ♦    5 42 p.m., warrant arrests in the 600 block of Starling Crk Investigating Officer G. Walker ♦    7:35 a.m., interference with child custody in the 500 block of S. Santa Clara Ave. Investigating Officer S. Hrncir. ♦    1010 p.m., 17-year-old boyfriend and 32 year-old girlfriend were involved in a disturbance in the 600 block of Sumner Cir.; female was transported for psychological reasons Investigating Officer T Scheuermann ♦    10:16 p.m., male assaulted female in the 2000 block of Dove Crossing Dr. Investigating Officer T Scheuermann. ♦    10:10 p.m., unknown suspect stole flat screen television from WalMartinthe 1200 block of 1-35 S. Investigating Officer T Buckley. ♦    Oct. 8,1:25 a.m., unknown person entered residence and took several items in the 600 block of W. Merriweather St. Investigating Officer S, Hrncir. ♦    2:40 a.m., assault by physical contact per family violence in the 1300 block of W. County Line Rd. Investigating Officer J Tucker. ♦    2:32 a.m., male reported being punched by another male unknown to him in the 700 block of N. Houston Ave. Investigating Officer G. Hays. ♦    2:36 a.m., equipment hoses stolen from Ingram Ready Mix vehicles in the 3500 block of FM 482. Investigating Officer M. Burton. ♦    8:15 a.m., female subject claimed to have ingested some pills in the 2200 block of Waterford Grace. She was examined at the hospital prior to being arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Investigating Officer C. Scott. ♦    8:31 a.m., boyfriend was assaulted by girlfriend when he attempted to leave in the 600 block of Bavarian Dr Investigating Officer T Mallett. ♦    7 a.m., subject stayed m a room for an extended period and left without paying the bill in the 1000 block of 1-35 N. Incident occurred Aug. 27. Investigating Officer D. Villegas. ♦    11:21 a.m., officers responded to verbal disturbance and arrested female for local warrants in the 100 block of Moss Rock Dr. Investigating Officer T Mallett ♦    11:23 a.m., male arrested for public intoxication in the 600 block of S. Walnut Ave. Investigating Officer J. Miller. ♦    12:13 p.m., subject was arrested for an outstanding warrant in the 500 block of S. Peace Ave. Investigating Officer D. Villegas. ♦    12:10 p.m., theft of a Gary Fisher mountain bike that was chained under covered area in the 1100 block of Gruene Rd; subject in black truck, surveillance video to follow next week sometime. Investigating Officer G Anderson. ♦    2:03 p.m., missing rear license plate in the 1400 block of 1-35 S. Investigating Officer J. Martinez. ♦    4;03 p.m., mother refused to allow father visitation in the 500 block of Playground Dr. Investigating Officer L. Bettice ♦    7:20 p.m., female arrested for shoplifting in the 200 block of Creekside Way. Investigating Officer G. Hays. ♦    8:25 p.m., unknown actor(s) stole two bikes from under a free-standing carport in the 700 block of Fair Ln. Investigating Officer J. Kuhl. ♦    7:40 p.m., male subject arrested for Driving While Intoxicated Open Container and for an active warrant in 3200 block of 1-35 S. Investigating Officer C Wilkins. ♦    8:26 p.m., rear license plate stolen from vehicle, possibly in the Lowe's parking lot in the 400 block of N. Business 35. there will be* an informal gathering at [)as Anwe-sen Bf'd & Breakfast, iW) Millie's Lane, New Braunfels. The formal reunion cer-(‘m<jnic*s will be Oct. 22 at River Bend Club House (aka Shadv Acres Resort), 4S1 Rivc'r Bend, near I akc* Dunlap. For dc'tails, c ontac t Vicki Hamc‘l at (8U)i ()08-()86.S or Sandy Smith at <8 iO) f)2S-l702. CHS to host college financing program C anyon High School has schc'duleci Making It (.'ount's "LHtimate Monc'y Skills: College* Funding" program for [)arents of stu-dc‘nts who are in thc'ir freshmen through senior ycidr of high school. Making It Count, .in c'ducalional service provider for parents and students and a business unit of Monster Worldwide Inc., is teaming u[) with Bank of Amc'rica to provide the frc'e, one-^hour prc'sentation at (>: ^0 p,m. Nov. 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