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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 23, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas                                FRIDAY APRIL 23 SPORTS BA PLAYOFFS San Antonio Spurs edge Grizzlies 9593 to open a threegame lead in the series Page BA FORUM LETTERS Readers lament annexation praise librarians and cry foul at commission hearings Page 4A I and Comal County since 1852 12 pages 2 sections CLICK i 500 WWW Mostly cloudy High Low 83 70 i DEARABBY 3D I CLASSIFIEDS 44B i COMICS 2B CROSSWORD II j FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS 64A Details IB nee in a Blue Moon NB By Scott Mahon Staff Writer Blue Moon Splutions a Lubbockbased hightech company announced thte Week it would relocate its o jerations to New Braunfels The company specializes in rr obile broadband services and plans to expand its serv ice area to south Texas and the 135 corridor The New Braunfels Infra structure Improvement Cor poration 4B board and city council offered the company a loan and for relocation expenses According to Matt Harrison 4B chairman the company was considering several com munities along the 135 corri dor The loan is tied to the company remaining in New Braunfels at least three Harrison said Marty Hale chief executive officer said the companys board of directors voted last week to relocate to New Braunfels New Braunfels is a very technologically progressive community and it appears they want to take the com munity to the next he said They seem to want to embrace Hale said however the companys relocation was contingent on the availability of infrastructure that would support its expansion plans I hope we have that resolved by Hale said Blue Moon Solutions pro vides broadband transmis sion services to rural areas Wireless broadband tech nology uses radio frequencies for applications such as Inter net Harrison said And the company is interested in providing serv ices to rural areas in south Texas including hospitals and Harrison said the compa ny employs about five execu tives and three support staff but has plans to expand to 50 to 75 employees earning to annually FRONTand CENTER Seeing stars MANDV Dallas eowboys linebacker signs an autograph for Ryan Dufur 3 during halftime of the Communities In Schools benefit basketball game against New Braunfels Police Department officers Thursday night in the Canyon High ool gym Cougars basketball star Kyle Kennedy made a cameo appearance but was arrested after making a basket for Cowboys Find out who won and more game details in Sports Page 5A Jiiy Soh School the WORD begins work on gorge recreation plan By Ron Maloney Staff Writer CANYON LAKE The WaterOriented Recreation District wants to operate the gorge below Canyon Dam as a proposed recreational and educational resource WORD directors Wednes day unanimously authorized General Manager George Cushanick counsel Holly Gilman and volunteer engi neer torch Drum to prepare an agreement to develop the gorge with the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority The gorge which runs from the dam spillway past Hidden Valley Sports Park to the Guadalupe River below the dam was cut in July 2002 when water flooded over the spillway In places it is 100 feet deep and exposes millions of years worth of geology Officials are working on a collaborative agreement that would develop the gorge as an educational resource and protect its ecology It could include walking trails a visitor center and other amenities WORDS proposal would have to be approved by GBRA Comal County and the Corps of Engineers which owns the land and would lease it How the development would be paid for or whether visitors would be charged have not been worked out Also Wednesday WORD voted to approve cleanup contracts for the summer season on the upper and lower Guadalupe River Wendell Lyons of Bigfoot Canoe will clean the upper river between Guadalupe Val ley State Park and Rebecca Creek after each holiday for more a week than in 2003 Stryker Saunders will clean the lower river for per about more a week than in 2003 Cushanick said the increas es reflect higher gas costs and the fact that Saunders would pick up trash at 10 more loca tions this year MRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST Mission state ment To com memorate tiie jrd and works of our Master ch should reinstate primitive Christianity and its lost element of heating Christian Science Meeting times Sunday and Wednesday Location 139 Mill St Web sue Christian Scientists believe in healing power of prayer Attendance Unavailable Wwship ditional By Uign Jones Staff Writer When Sue Pennys baby daughter lay in her arms burning up with fever she did not call a doctor Instead she called a Christian Science practitioner to pray for the child I was so fearM for my pen ny said But while my husband was on the phone with the practitioner I felt such a sense of Gods love for me and the chUd that aU fear left me As soon as that happened the fever left Christian Scientists believe in the heal ing power of prayer for all physical emo tional and spiritual problems people experience Christian Scientists do not turn to medicine we turn to God for spiritual healing through said Candace Lynch a local Christian Science practi tioner We believe whats one about the origuiaJ is true about the reflectioa Uke most Christians Scientists believe people are made in Gods image Because God Is perfect they also believe that any perceived Imperfection in people stems from an inaccurate view of God All physical problems have a mental base in unresolved Lynch said God would never create anything that was Lyrich also said while Scientists believe Jesus demonstrated the Christ on Earth Jesus and the Christ are not one In the same When Jesus came to Garth he left his divine nature in heaven The principle of Christian Science was introduced in the micHSOOs by Mary Baker Eddy in her book Science and After Eddy healed herself of frorr1 ffjMfi bfgan hcsul people and gathered a fcJtow See 3A Sue Benny looks over a reference book in the First Church oj Christ Scientist 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