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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 6, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                TUESDAY American AllStars sail past Luling See Sports p 7 New Braunfels 50 CENTS HeraldZei E 10 Pages in one section July Serving Comal County Home of Charles W Barker I Vol 141 No 162 INSIDE STAMMTISCH Birthday wishes The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes no birthdays Comal County ACS planning big gala The American Cancer Society of Comal County is planning their biggest fundraising event of the year Reservations for the 1993 Summer Starlight Gala sched uled for Aug 13 are now being accepted The public is invited and monies raised from the event will be used to assist cancer patients in Comal County For more information call 6295717 Edwards Aquifer workshops set The Edwards Underground Water District is offering free workshops on the geology and biology of the aquifer for ele mentary school teachers Participants will receive edu cational materials to take back to their classes and a field trip will be offered For more informa tion call 210 2222204 or 800 2921047 Women in Business meeting scheduled Canyon Lake Women in Business will hold its next meet ing to 1 July 8 at the Woodlands Country Club in Canyon Lake Guest speaker will be Ken Stewart of the Small Business Adminstration Guests are welcome Please contact Pam Welch for reservations at 8993458 Symphony Guild memberships The New Braunfels Chapter of the MidTexas Symphony Guild and support Maestro Akira Endo and the symphony in their 1993 94 Enchanting Mem berships are available in two cat egories 15 for active and for associate For more information call 6250221 or 6256411 Canoeing course preregistration The Parks and Recreation Department will be offerine canqeing courses this summer Session II runs July 31 and Aug 1 Preregistration is required and will be taken at the parks office For more information call 629PARK Hill Country Line Dancers Love to dance but dont get the chance Become a charter member of the Hill Country Line Dancers Meetings are Fridays at at the Senior Citizens Cen ter Classes are instructed by Miriam Weiss No previous instruction is necessary Cool casual dress No partner required Come boogie to Elvi Achey Breaky Boot Scootin and other country classics For more information call 6256618 or 6292971 The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Invites its readers to submit items to Stammtisch According to the Sophienburg Archives and members of the German community a sit ting place for members of the community to gather and share the days happenings WeinvUeyouto share with Bombs bursting in air9 Lingamfelter requests summary judgment By JENNIFER ROMPEL Staff Writer Attorneys for New Braunfels resident Peter Lingamfelter have filed a motion for summary judgment in the case of the Lingamfelter versus James Goodbread and the city of New Braunfels Ahearing on the motion is scheduled for July 28 A motion for summary judgment requests the judge hearing the case make a ruling before evidence is heard in a formal tri al The original lawsuit filed by local attorneys on behalf of Lingamfelter questions whether or not Goodbread should be allowed to take his seat on the city council The matter became an issue last May after New Braunfels residents passed an amendment to the city charter limiting the num ber of terms a council member can serve The plaintiffs in the lawsuit are questioning whether or not Goodbread who has already served four terms on the council should be allowed to take die office Some citizens believe the amendment should be retroactive while others believe voters did not intend for the amendment to include those running for council in this years election A trial to determine whether or not Goodbread should be allowed to take his oath of office will be held in August Lingamfelters attorney John Chunn could not be reached for comment Goodbreads attorney Atanacio Campos said he would not make a comment at this time A second quo warranto action was filed later by Council members Dan Bremer and Butch Benitez The two men filed a restraining order preventing Goodbread from taking his seat as a holdover candidate A hearing o n this issue will be held at 2 today This action previously named both Goodbread and the city of New Braunfels as defendants However as promised by Bremer and Benitez the citys name was dropped from the suit Canyon Lake EMS has new president By ROSE MARIE HASH Staff Writer HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Sunday nights fireworks show as seen over the Veterans Memorial was spectacular and drew New Braunfels residents out of their homes to view the show The Canyon Lake Emergency Medical Services unit has a new president this morning New Braunfels Fire Depart ment Battalion Chief Bob Reed who lives in the Canyon Lake area was elected president Monday night after former president Christie Rutherford resigned Were assessing where we stand and looking forward to the said Reed Our immediate plans are to have the ambulances certified by the state as Mobile Intensive Care Units Were anxious to have heart monitors and drugs returned so we can get back to the former level of The Canyon Lake EMS unit has undergone a period of political unrest during which several former members of the Canyon Lake EMS unit resigned leaving the service with only one certified paramedic and reducing the service lev el to Basic Life Support only in many instances According to Rutherford she was forced to resign by the Medical Director for the unit Dr John Flanagan Dr Flana gan was on vacation and not available for comment this morning Rutherford was the only paramedic in service with the Canyon Lake EMS prior to Monday nights meet ing Reed reported this morning however that there are now four paramedics on board along with several other volun teers He stressed that the priority will be to get delivery ser vices or level of care to the point where it is as good as any of that level in the state We want to be able to interpret heart rhythms and pro vide definitive drug Reed said Canyon Lake EMS is open to anyone who has anything to offer whether they have medical training or Reed said it should take only about two weeks to do the necessary paperwork and equipment updates to certify the Canyon Lake ambulances as MICUs He also stressed that volunteers are also needed for maintaining equipment and administrative tasks County Judge Carter Casteel said she and Commission er J L Evans had met with members of the Canyon Lake EMS unit including Rutherford EMS District President Bill Phillips and Dr Flanagan on Friday to try and resolve some problems Dr Flanagan said Christie has done a good job and is a good paramedic but there was a need to build some unity out said Casteel HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Memorial dedication Mayor Rudy Seldel right speaks to the gathering at the Veterans Memorial dedication ceremony held Sunday The ded ication was made In the name of veterans of the military service and was designed by Fred Llngner Llngner was presented a proclamation by the city for his work on the new monument The dedication was held as part of Sundays July 4th activities HeraldZeitung photo by JOHN HUSETH Torch comes to town Mary Walker of Canyon Lake carries the torch down Seguln Street Sunday as part of the torch run across Texas for the Olympic Festival to be held In San Antonio later this month Walker was one of 45 runners In New Braunfels par ticipating In the event Managing Editor no stranger to awards stand Lyon leads Today Newspapers to numerous awards at regional state and national contests From staff reports Mark Lyon Managing Editor for the New Braun fels HeraldZeitung garnered several awards at the Texas Press Associations Better Newspaper Contest held recently at the TPAs 112th convention at the Fiesta Sheraton Hotel in San Antonio Lyon the former Managing Editor for Today Newspapers in Duncanville designed pro duced and directed the winning entries selected by TPA judges Among those winning entries were Football 92 first place special sections which was an award winner for the fourth consecutive year Lyons entries also won awards for General Excel lence News Stories Feature Stories Sports Cover age and Photography Lyon as Managing Editor directed publications which earned first place in Photography for three consecutive years with the TPA and were featured on the cover of the TPA Messenger twice in those three years Today Newspapers Duncanville Today won the Sweepstakes Award for largest circulation weeklies at this past springs North and EastTexas Press Association Newspaper Contest Today Newspa pers was named winners 13 times at that contest all under the direction of Lyon In addition he was named to an individual award for column writing at the NETPA contest Lyon was also Managing Editor for the Dun canville Suburban now Duncanville Today when it was named winner of the Excellence in Community Journalism award given by the Headliners Founda tion in 1991 I am pleased and satisfied to see Today News papers do so well at the TPA Lyon said However I look forward to accomplishing the same kinds of goals here in New Braunfels with the Her aldZeitung Weve got a relatively new team that already seems to work well together and have made positive steps toward reaching some of our Lyon said that one factor which played a part in the success of the Today Newspapers while he was at the helm was the mutual cooperation and support between the newspapers and their readers We established a very good understanding with the he said To the point where they felt as thought they were a part of the newspaper They valued community news and thats where we placed our importance We seem to have the same situation here in New Braunfels where the people want to read and see New Braunfels and Comal County news It would be hard to savor being an award win ning paper without having the same kind of success within the community and its people Reaching the top in both of these ways are my primary Lyon resides in New Braunfels with his wife Tabitha and two sons Matthew and Austin The couple are expecting a baby girl in September Mark Lyon For news subscription or advertising information call 6259144   

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