New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 14, 2011, New Braunfels, Texas
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► YOUR DAILY COMMUTE
Road work and closures scheduled for this week include:
■ lee Stieet at Walinit Avenue is dosed for construction of new roadway lanes
■ Seguiii Avenue between Meusehach and East Zink for construction, closed indefinitely,
■ IM Walnut Avenue at the Dry Comal Creek Bridge will be closed from 7 am until 7 p rn Satutday for the setting of bridge beams as part of the Walnut Avenue Pioiert This is a full road closure This work was onginally scheduled to be performed Oct 8
■ Ihe two left southbound lanes ot Interstate 35 from FM 725 to FM 1044 will be closed from 9 p tn to 5 a m today through Friday for mill and inlay work Expect traffic delays.
■ Walnut Avenue s intersections with W Bridge Street, W Coll Street, Stonewall Street, Cross Street and lee Stieet will betempotarily closed through 5 p.m f riday, Oct 21 for construction of concrete curbs, gutters and pavmg of new roadway lanes as part of the Walnut Avenue Pro|ect. All will be 24 liotif road closures
► WHAT f; ON 1 HE AGENDA
Upcoming public meetings include
■ Water Onentori Recfpation District board iiieeting. 5 pm Monday 1958 FM 26/3
■ New Braunfels Independent School District holds its montlily meeting at 7 p m Monday in the board room of tic N61SD Education Center, 430 W Mif[ Street
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Rescuers square off Oct 22
By Dak>ndo Moultrie
Wielding thr jaws of Lite, Texas tire-tighter teams will fac(' oft next Saturd.iy in a regional resc tiers' ( onif)etition.
The 2011 lone St.ir Extrication ( hal-lenge is schi'fluk'fl for 0(1, 22 in thi* parking lot of Rockin' K River Rides> I40S ('•ruene Road. Serving two purposes, the event is a fundraiser for breast canc er avvarenc'ss and a chanc (‘ f()r rest ue teams to |)r('pare for ihe North Amc'ricanVehit le Rescue ( hallenge, a national compc'ti-
fion, said Kirhy Wilson, the fac ilitator ot this year's Lone Star fxtric ation ( hallenge.
Wilson saifl 2011 is the sec ond ye.ir for the I one Star c hallc-nge. Me said the cornpetilion [)its tearris of firefightc'rs com peting to be the' best at rc'sc uing .i victim tra[)ped in a vc'hic le.
"We simulate a two-car vehic le ac(i^ dent with an entraf) )ed person," Wilson said. "We go in anc ('xiricate lliem wilh (he jaws of life, vehic le extrication tools. "They cut the patient out like the\ would do on a rc'al, live* scc'nc-"
Wilson s<vid K’ams are sc ()rc'cl on seyer-al c rtferia and timed. So far eight teams have' signc'd on from New Braunfels, thc’ S«Hi Antonio and Houston .irc'as and elsewhere, Wilson said.
11, lack Ward of the New Braunfc*ls Fire l)ep,vrtment said thc' vve^>kc>nd will incTudc' a public safety day Saturday and seek donations to benetit Wings Breast ( anc (’r Avvarcvnc'ss foundation, Wilson said.
there will also t)e a barbecue cook-oll lor intormation to enter to cookoff, t ontac 1 Sc oil Wilcv at H iO- m^‘)72«.
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Sandfd and Joe Wait looK at one of ttie works of art in ttie ARToberfest show at the New Brauniels Art League Gallery on Thursday Ttie annual juried exhibition features artwork by botti members and noo-members of the New Braunfels Art League and will be on display through Nov. 12 The gallery is located at 239 W San Antonio St. and hours are 10 a m to 5 p m Monday through Saturday and trom noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday
Law entorcenfient officials in New Braunfels and Comal County booked the following individuals between Oct 11 and Oct 12;
♦ Pete Diaz, Jr, 21, New Braunfels, possession of controlled substance penalty group 1 under IG, tampering with or fabncating evidence with intent to impair
♦ Joseph Kent Eisenbach, 25, Blanket, Tex., motion to adjudicate guilt/possession of rnari)uana between four ounces and five pounds
♦ Billy Cathey Forsythe, 111, 23, Canyon Lake, fraudulent possession controlled substance/prescription schedule lll/IV
♦ Julianna Nicole Garcia, 23, New Braunfels, manufacture or delivery controlled substance penalty group 1 between 4G and 200G, possession dangerous drug, possession of man-juana under two ounces, assault causes bodily iniur^ family member, public intoxication
♦ Cesar Gonzalez, 29, New Braunfels, assault causing bodilty injury, hold for Immigration & Customs Enforcement
♦ Derek James Guerrero, 22, Seguin, motion to adjudicate guilt -possession marijuana under two ounces
♦ Joel Flores Ortiz, 26, New Braunfels, public intoxication, possession of manjuana under two ounces, no driver's license, no seat belt
♦ Robert David Pereida, 20, Canyon Lake, speeding, no driver's license, display expired license plate, no motor vehicle liability insurance, fail ure to appear - speeding
♦ Nicholas Arthur Portillo, 36, Converse, violate promise to appear/financial hearing/thett of property between S500 and SI,500
♦ Rodney Dean Robinson, 43, New Braunfels, driving while intoxicated 3rd or tTiore
♦Johnathan Michael Waffle, 30, New Braunfels, theft of property between $50 and $500
♦ Taylor Daxon Ware, 17, San Antonio, expired driver's license, operate motor vehicle without license plate, failure to appear - no license plates and expired driver's
♦ Cody Clay Wilson, 29, New Braunfels, public intoxication
Law enforcement officials in New Braunfels and Comal County booked tfie following indjvkJuals between Oct 12 and Oct 13:
♦ Alfredo Ayala, 34, New Braunfels, public intoxication
♦ Joshua Allen Bower, 18, Tuscon, Ariz, motion to proceed adjudication
♦ possession of marijuana under two ounces
♦ Candice Mane Burke, 23, fort Worth, motion to revoke probation ■ driving while intoxicated
♦ Amber Cisneros Cisneros, 26,
New Braunfels, bench warrant - bail jumping/failure to appear, Texas Department of Corrections hold
♦ Zackery Deran Gibson, 26, Wimberley, violate promise to appear - motion to revoke probation - possession of marijuana under two ounces
♦ Annetta Rose Hatzfeld, 19, New Braunfels, minor consumption of alcohol, motion to proceed adjudication of guilt under deferred sentence
♦ Richard Levi Flilburn, Jr., 39, New Braunfels, public intoxication
♦ Kimberly Kay Hooge, 40, San Antonio, driving while intoxicated with child under 15 years of age
♦ Kyle Paul Horvath, 17, Spring Branch, public intoxication
♦ Diamond Monique Lopez, 20, Spring Branch, motion to revoke probation - possession controlled substance penalty group 3
♦ Marshall Wyatt Martin, 31, New Braunfels, motion to revoke - dnving while intoxicated 2nd
♦ Warren Earl McLeod, 48, New Braunfels, criminal trespass
♦ Joel Flores Ortiz, 26, New Braunfels, public intoxication, possession manjuana under two ounces, no driver's license, no seat belt
♦ Martin Sirio Paiz, 31, New Braunfels, possession of prohibited weapon
♦ Troy Don Young, 36, San Angelo, surety to surrender bond - forgery financial insturment - check
♦ Arleen Crystal Zamora, 26, San Antonio, probation violation' theft between S50 and $500
Under the U. S. Constitution, any person/defendant is aonsidered inno
cent until proven guilty. If any person IS found not guilty or had the charges dropped before the State proceeding to trial and would like that finding published in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, contact f\/lanaginQ Editor Shawn Lewis at 18301625-9144 X 220 or email slewisvi>herald zeitung com
New Braunfels Police Department reported the following incidents between 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct 12 and 6:59 am. Thursday, Oct 13:
♦ Oct. 12, 8 20a m , assault by physi cal contact in the 200 block ot S Sycamore Ave. Investigating Officer M Garcia
♦ 8:42 a.rn, sen/e warrant at 1400 S Seguin Ave Investigating Officer L Hildebrand
♦ 12:30 p m , assist with a suicidal and schizophrenic male in the 600 block of N Union Ave Investigating Officer D Sweet
♦ 1:01 p rn , subject was trans()orted to Christus New Braunfels for a voluntary mental evaluation in the 1300 block of W County Line Rd Investigating Officer G Whitaker.
♦ 1:55 p m, elderly male died at the nursing home in the 800 block of S. Business 35 Investigating Officer D Villegas.
♦ 3:05 p 111, burglary of habitation through unlocked Iront door in the 400 block of Laurel Ln Investigating Officer Whitaker
♦ 3:30 p rn., burglary of vehicle in the 300 block of Castlewood Dr Actual incident occurred Oct 11. Civilian Cornplaint.
♦ 3:30 pm., vehicle damaged during school hours in the 100 block of Ohio Ave. Investigating Officer C Wilkins.
♦ 4:15 p m, burglary of a habitation in the 700 block of Lazy Bluff Ln. Actual incident occurred Oct, 11 Investigating Officer D Sweet
♦ 4:42 p.m., serve warrant in the 1400 block of S. Seguin Ave Investigating Ofticei L. Hildebrand.
♦ 7:20p.m., travel trailer burglarized while stored at Memonat Self Storage in the 1800 block of S Walnut Ave Investigating Officer G. Fuller
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Bill Blass ^ ^ ^ Y L I 1 s
City, county see spike in sales taxes
NB collections up 4.8 percent from Aug. 2010; county up 9 percent
From staff reports New Braunfels and ( omal (ounty saw sales tax gains in August, according to the state comptroller's offic e.
New Braunfels collected almost $1.8 million in sales taxes in August — u[) .ibout 4.8 |)c‘rc ent over August 2010, Nt'vv Brauniels has collected $16.6 million in sales taxes this year — t.j[) 8 [)c‘rc ent from the same |)eriod in 2010.
Thc^ increase has added about $1.2
Clear Spring hosts SMART night
( tear Spring f lemenlary Sc hool will host a Sc lence, Math .ind R(‘acling l<X)ls (SM/\Rl ) Night from fv7: iO p.m. (>r t. 2S.
P.uents are invited to k'.irn what thcnr c hildren arc* doing in math, rcMcling, sci-
writing and wh.it llu'y c an do to su[)port them at home*. P.ir-c'lits .ire* en< (Hiragc'd to bring smart photH's, il’hoties, ii’ids ()r iTotu hes as the* (anipils Will provide ap()li( ations th.it c <iii be dow nlo.ulc'd on these dc'VK es.
NBCC participating in ‘Chamber Week’
(irc'.vter N(>w' Br.umtc'ls ( h.itnbc'r ot ( ommcMC c' .iniiotiiu c‘s ()pc‘ration Ih.tnk You IS pl.itined in c oii)im( tion u ith lex.is ( h.irnber ol ( omtiK'rc (> We('k whi( h is ()( t. 17-21 ( h.vmbct Blu(' ( oats will be visiting ( hamber memlx'rs .ind person.ilt\ dc'Tivr'ting their 201 I Ottr (i.vl (.(iiclc* to Nc'u Braun
Health director aiirls exercise
EditiHs note: Her.ild-
/cMtiii" !' i>( irtcrs sometimes get n»' I int( irniation than thc‘\ ' : hi intoi!i' -to ries \( 'I It Mil in the lu'ws-pap<‘r |l'is coluriin IS ck'votc'd to tidbits that didn't make th(' ( ut.
• "( )ur pul)li( he.ilth prc'pa redness c'xc'rc ise on Mond.iy was a huge success," ( ounty I Ic'.iith Dirc'i tor (avcmi Mills told (omal ( ounty c om-missioncns on ( )c t. (>. She (‘xplainc'd tli.)t the' muTti-countN even ise siniLil.vted an .riithtrax-c'xposun' scc‘-nano in whic h tirst rc'spon-ck'is (lid <1 ^rt'.it job 111 gc't-tingmc'dsout to at risk groups.
million to tlie c ity's cotters ovct last year. In ( om.il County, sale's l.ix collc'dions W'c'rc* up ') pc*rcc'nt from /\ugust 2010. The' county is running .ibout 10 percc'nt ovc'r last year, and iias addc'd $(>l 1,000 more tC) the treasury than in 2010.
St.itewicks Texas C,'omptioll(>r Susan (ombs rc'ports state sales tax revenue* totalecl $1.76 billion, u[) I 1.8 percc'nt from August 2010.
It marks the 18th straight rnonih for inc reased sales tax coilec ticins in lexas, Ic'd by bi^isiness S)ending, espec ially in thc> oil and gas-rc- ated sc't tc)rs.
Standard & Poor’s 500
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