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Page 2A NEWS Hays Free Press September 21,2011 + + The Hays Free Press (ISSN 1087-9323) published weekly by Barton Publications, Inc., 122 N. Main St., Buda, TX 78610. Periodicals postage paid at Buda, TX 78610 and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Barton Publica- tions, Inc., RO. Box 339, Buda, TX 78610. ISSN#1087-9323 NEWS TIPS If you think it's news, we prob- ably do too! Newsroom phone: 512-268-7862 E-mail: news@haysfreepress.com Mail: RO. Box 339 Buda, Texas 78610 CORRECTIONS Any erroneous reflection upon the character, standing or reputation of any person, firm or corporation which may ap- pear in the pages of the Hays Free Press will be corrected upon being brought to the at- tention of the publisher. DEADLINES The deadline for diisplay ad- vertising and any contributed news copy in the Hays Free Press is 5 p.m. Friday the week prior to publication. The deadline for Letters to the Editor and classified word advertising in the Hays Free Press is noon Monday the week of publication, though we encourage readers and ad- vertisers to observe the Friday deadline. LE'FrERS GUIDELINES We welcome locally written letters to the editor on timely topics of community interest. We ask that you keep them to about 350 words in length and that you not indulge in person- al attacks on private individu- als. Letters may be edited for Body Foundy Continued from pg. 1A truck, Texas license plate 57T-NH6, which is missing and believed to be stolen. Urmtia was last seen at Jack's Road- house on Hunter Road in San Marcos at 1:30 a.m. on Sept. 14, police say. Anyone who saw Urrutia during that time or af- terward are encouraged to contact police at (512) 753-2108, or the department's criminal investigation division at (512) 753-2300. Police say that Urrufia had been dis- abled from a past vehicle collision, which caused some facial disfiguration and his left arm to be amputated. Urrufia, a 1979 graduate of San Marcos High School, worked at Shoe Carnival and was a member of the Knights of Co- lumbus, his obituary stated. Amass was held for Urrufia onWednes- day at St. John's Catholic Church in San Marcos before he was buried at Memory Lawn Memorial Park in Martindale. The body of Frank CRIME MAP Urrutia was discovered Friday und, the Interstate 35 bri PHOTO BY SEAN KIMMON5 along the Blanco River in San Marcos. Assault on B a public servant. 1500 block of W. Peaceful Vail Center St. 10:42 Road. 5:49 p!m. a.m. Sept. 2. Sept. 6. | ~uI DWI. Inter- ~ Burglary of state 35 at ~J a habit~- mile marker ~ tion. 10p 223, Buda. 3:13 block of Quail a.m. Sept. 4. Cove. 10:1~ DWl. 1000 a.m. Sept. 7./ block of Identi~' "" Windy Hill theft. 200 Road. 11:37 block pf p.m. Sept. 4. Lasalle, Buda. D=I Evading 10:21 p.m. I detention. Sept. 7. | mm 18000 [~ DWl. FM block of Inter- 1~][ 967 a~d state 35, Buda. =="= Precision 1:47 a.m. Sept. Drive, Buda~ 5. 10:47 p.m. | Reckless Sept: 7. | driving. Burglary 700 block of a | of Old San buildi~ng. Antonio Road, 200 block o~ Buda. 2:09 p.m. Woifberry, B~_cla. Sept. 5. 203.6 p.m. Sept. I~ Assault/ [='-] family vio- l === lence. 200 Editor's Not& block of High The Kyle Pollce"~ Road. 5:26 p.m. Department is in Sept. 5. the process pf Theft from switching to~ Twobe urday at ff Walmart ~ after three police say. Mound pulled ove Trailblazel headlight~ descfiptio in two sep morning. The o~ vehicle's 13 Walmart,' identified with a pa( Arreguln, les, 17, bo charged tion and t driver, Cn Buda, wa~ while intc Bo Kidd s~ Earlier, were calle Stop on O the store ( was punc] when two CRIME BRIEFS arresled in thefts r thefts early Sat- e Speedy Stop and L Buda may be related men were arrested, 2:20 a.m., police r a black Chevrolet being driven without , which matched the a of a vehicle used arate beer thefts that cer brought the vo passengers into vhere employees them as running off k of beer. Gerardo LS, and Paul Gonza- h from Buda, were ith public intoxica- zeft under $50. The Garcia, 23, also of charged with driving dcated, Police Chief Lid. ~t 1:35 a.m., police I out to the Speedy 1erpass Road, where Jerk told police that he led twice in the face men tried to steal the the clerk, which resulted in a bruised upper lip. Both men then dropped the beer and took offina black Chevrolet Trail- blazer driven by another male, Kidd says. Although no weapons were used, police are labeling the Speedy Stop incident as an attempted robbery. When ques- tioned, all three men denied any involvement. Kidd said that the incident is still under investigation and new charges could be filed. Buda business targeted again Thieves ransacked A-Hne Outdoor Power Equipment in Buda for the second time in about a month, police say. On Sunday afternoon, police were dispatched to the business on the 100 block of Tori Drive, where thieves busted down the front door and stole several items from the store, Police Chief Bo Kidd said. Kidd said his department is brevity and clarity. All letters should be signed by the author and include a daytime phone number where the author can be contacted for verification. Letter writers are limited to one letter per month. Letters can be emailed to csb@haysfree- press.com HISTORY Founded April 10, 1 903 by Thomas Fletcher Harwell as The Kyle News, with offices on the corner of Burleson and Miller Streets in the town's oldest remaining building. It merged into The Hays County Citizen in 1956. The paper consolidated with The Free Press in October, 1978. During its more than 100-year history the newspaper has maintained offices at more than a dozen locations in Kyle and Buda. vehicle, new crime dpta 2000 block system and ~yle of Constellation crimes were not Drive, Buda. 12:35 available thi~ a.m. Sept. 6. week. / i SOURCE: BUDA POLICE DEPARTMENT, HAYS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE l Buda Council Continued from pg. 1A Earlier in'the budget process, coun- cil members had thought they might be forced to slash funding for some projects and events. But because the city received more sales tax revenue than expected in the current fiscal year, the council was able to approve a budget of $15.35 million that includes money for events such as Red, White 'n' Buda without drawing down the city's fund balance, city officials re- ported. The council also approved a 3 percent increase for water and waste- water rates. The average residential customer will pay $3.70 per thousand gallons, plus a monthly fee of $8.22 for water; and $3.42 per thousand gallons plus a monthly fee of $28.12 for waste- water service. Under a new contract that includes single-stream recycling, the monthly 5 PEDIATRIC AND ADULT CARE QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN PURCHASING A HEARING AIDI ,/How do I know which style of hearing aid is right for me? " How long do hearing aids last? " What kind of warranty can I expect? " What happens if I loose one or both of my aids? " Are batteries included in my purchase ? " What are my rights as a consumer if I don't wish to keep the aids? Nicole Davis earned her Doctorate of Audiology from the University of Texas at Austin. Nicole is affiliated with the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and is a licensed audiologist with the State of Texas. She enjoys applying research and innovative technology to help improve the quality of life for her patients that either need or currently wear heating aids. Additionally, she administers neurodiagnostic testing that includes ABR, OAE, ECochG, and VNG for all ages. She believes the options and opportunity patients have now to improve their hearing whether with medical intervention or assistive devices are unparalleled, exciting and extremely gratifying to observe. It is with this passion for hearing health that Nicole brings :: honesty and trust with a best practice approach for her patients at the Kyle, Texas : i Austin Ear, Nose and Throat location. three pad The cle men were which sta sale after: the exit. garba~ e rate will also increase to $16.14 from $12.85. | / s of beer, Kidd said. :k sensed that the two trying to steal beer, :e law prohibits from hidnight, and blocked ne of the men hit working alead and tying the case to a similar theft around a month before. This time around, thieves took 10 chalnsaws, four weed- eater trimmers, two leaf blowers and two pole Pmners, he said. "Buda's heading in a great direction," Dodd said. "I'm looking forward to see- ing where you'll be in a few years." A special election will be held Nov. 8 COUNC,IL MEMBER RESIGN Councilman Scott Dod~i resigned to fill the vacant seat. his seat Tuesday after anliouncing that The comprehensive plan approved he had accepted a job in ]~elton. Other by the City Council aims to guide council members commdnded Doddfuture policy decisions as the city con- for his !ability to see "outslde the box tinues its transformation from a small, on cotmcil initiatives such as the use sleepy town into a suburban bedroom of reclaimed water. / community. / OFFICE OF ~PLLC 211 Elmhurst, Suite E in Goforth Square] Kyle, Texas 78640 (: 2) Collaborative Law Attorney ;12) 312-o9o Vren Drive Buda, Texas ,. corn !