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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 21, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas American Profile One mans story about delivering the LEISURE Thi Week NB Commir Chorale ble1 new NEW BRAUNFELS Lifestyle is years hot illoween SUNDAY October 2 46 pages in 5 sections pages in sectu HERALDZEITUNG 150 296 Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 Let the balloting begin BY BILL FRISBIE Staff Writer Early voting will start Monday for the November general election and will run through On the ballot are 19 pro posed amendments to the Texas plus local races for seats on the New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees and on the South east Trinity Groundwater 82 apply for city manager opening BY BILL FRISBIE Writer The search for a New Braunfels City Manager should move closer to com pletion with Mondays exec utive session between city council members and a rep resentative of the national consulting firm hired to guide the The meeting is scheduled for Conference Room New Braunfels Municipal 424 Castell The councils reg ular session is set for in the council There are 82 applicants for the job following the 12 filing Interim City Manager Hector Tamayo Chuck Rohr of the Dallas office of Ralph Andersen and Associates said he has con ducted preliminary phone interviews with applicants and will present the names of the most promising can didates to We represent the city council but respect the coun cils judgment in these mat Rohr If they are comfortable with the we will proceed with more detailed reference checks and background Rohr expects that a nar and list of con tenders will be named during the next two Appli cants will then interview See Conservation Election Day is With no statewide offices up for Comal County Voter Registration Supervi sor Karen Sachtleben antici pates a relatively small voter If we can get a 10 percent then well consider it a good Sachtleben This will be an off but the March primary will be a big Weve got the governors race and some state representative candi dates running for One of the biggest mis takes potential voters make is failing to register or not bringing proper identifica Sachtleben Voters need to present voter regis tration cards and proof of identification before casting Although election offi cials prefer voters identify themselves with a Texas See Inside HeraldZeitung elec tion coverage Sample NBISD District 4 candidate League of Women Voters Election CHRIS Comal County maintenance worker Louis Gonzales sets up voting booths Thursday in the courthouse for early which starts PowWow JESSIE With a headdress of turkey and buzzard Robert Starnes of Wimberly competes at the Sixth Annual American Indian PowWow at Canyon Lake Saturday Competition dancing begins again today at noon at the Canyon Lake Community The event also features American Indian arts and gourd a tepee storytelling and PowWow dances are based on traditional dances that were once part of spiritual preparation for war or healing Commando raids targeting Taliban stronghold BY JOHN LUMPKIN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON About 100 Army Rangers and other commandos struck into the Talibans stronghold of south ern Afghanistan in the first of many likely hitandrun raids in the escalating war against Two sol diers died when a heli prepared for search andrescue crashed in neighboring We are destroying terror ist We are slowly but surely encircling the ter rorists so that we can bring them to President Bush said from an economic summit in He said he grieved for the dead who died in a cause that is just and The helicopter that crashed was flying above Pakistan and ready to sup port a rescue and had not crossed into the Pentagon said in a Defense officials said Sat urday that in addition to the two deaths at least one per son aboard the chopper was injured in the They declined to say whether there were any American casual ties in the commando the comman dos left Afghan airspace by helicopter and returned to base after several hours See Commando raid Tho special orcos raided n alrllold and a Taliban command nnd control conlor noar Two soldiers dlod when a soarchandiascuo helicopter supporting the operation crashed In V rr Kab r3 Knndahar Commandos strike Taliban targets PAKISTAN ES Asswlutod ESIII AP Water board hopes voter turnout isnt a washout BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer BULVERDE With early voting starting officials are waiting to see whether enough people will vote for a permanent groundwater district in Comal Only about 20 people attended the latest in a series of town meetings put on by the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation The fivemember body that regu lates the Trinity Aquifer in Comal County has been conducting the town meetings since The threepart vote on the Southeast Trinity Groundwater Conservation District is of importance to county res idents who depend on the Trinity About twothirds of the coun ty are over the But officials privately express fear that public support might not materi alize at the Not enacting one now could be a resource and maybe even ecological catastrophe for Comal said 2 Commissioner Jay whose district includes If we dont have a groundwater con servation district in Comnl its going to be like a hole in the Hill Country with a target painted on it and a big sign Come drill here and take our Millikin We need a groundwater conservation district in western and northern Comal Already in the planning pipeline are homes that can go on current ly approved lots and moro are on the he Back in Comal County tried to get a That failed by a 101 vote by people who didnt get off their See Second Davis conviction exorcises some demons Officials express some vindication BY RON MALONEY Staff Writer The cloud of the Kathie Balonis murder lingered over the New Braun fels Police Department for more than a The 24yearold schoolteacher was found strangled and stabbed in her New Braunfels apartment on Hours police arrested the maintenance man at the apartment Jack War ren In a Comal County jury convicted Davis and sen tenced him to life in Two years DOUGLAS that conviction was overturned on alle gations that the district attorney intimidated a Davis was released and moved to Mississippi where he became a fire chief and an active member in his Neighborhood Watch In the evidence of prob lems with the investigation and the rumor of a rogue cop killing the young teacher haunted the New Braunfels On after two weeks of testimony and Davis again was convicted of killing Bulonis in her Laurel Lane A Blan co County jury deliberated only two hours to find Davis WALDRIP His wife who stayed with him the past 11 years and supported him during both Ho is so Some might say the conviction brings justice once Defense attorney Stanley Schneider said he would New Bruuntbls police said they found somo especially after some officers years inves tigating the Balonis Ray Douglas had a small role in the original interview ing five See INSIDE Key Code 77 ;