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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 4, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas MAY ZEITUNG SPORTS PLAYOFFS IAD local softball teams win Thursday in their respective 6A FORUM PARK PONDS Legislators moved in the right direction in their effort so help state parks get the money it 4A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 148 16 2 sections CLICK j 5O0 1 Mofniiutfog High Low 90 71 Details1B DEAR ABBY 31 CLASSIFIEDS 4B COMICS 21 CROSSWORD It FORUM 4A OBITUARIES SA SPORTS 6A TV GRIDS M Few attend public debate on city issues By Aaha The HeraldZeitung Candidates for the New Braun fels District 2 city council seat squared off and District 6 recall election issues were aired during a public forum Thursday night spon sored by the League of Women Vot ers Comal Area at City Candidates Jay Patrick and Mark Goodner were the first in the hot seat as Bonnie moderator and vice president for community service of the League of Women Voter Comal asked questions supplied by an audience of less than a dozen Council recall election proponent face off I want New Braunfels to be a place where my boys are going to be proud to call their Goodner Two ways he said he would accom plish that would be to change the dynamic where we are no longer labor exporters but rather bringing busi nesses to New Braunfels and have the infrastructure in place to where Mark Goodner businesses want to come Patrick if his top pri orities would be to make sure arterial roads can handle the growing amount of traffic as well as improv ing their condi He also said he would address underdeveloped cityowned The debate became a little heat Jay Patrick ed when Kevin spokesman fortheKeepNBNB political action group who are try ing to oust District 6 Councilman Ken Valentine from his and Valentine went headto Valentine said that the recall elec tion boils down to what I have advocated on the river adding that he is totally respon Ken Valentine I Plrtd out how many votes Thursday 2A sive to his con Webb start ed it and hes responsible for Its costing the city thousands and thousands of dol lars to have these Webb resigned his River Activi ties Committee seat on See Page 8A Kevin Webb Day of prayer Grant moves city skate park closer to reality Hawk Foundation offers funds By Suzanne Ache The HeraldZeitung The skateboard learned Thursday Christians from around New Braunfels gathered around the fountain at Main Plaza to pray during the lunch hour Thursday as part of the National Day of Dozens take part locally in the nationwide event By Mark Koopmans The HeraldZeitung Sherry Black and her friend Anita Dania were up at the crack of dawn Thursday to pray for hundreds of people they might never rWe walked the entire perimeter of New Braunfels High School and prayed for the safety and wellbeing of from the janitors to the said Black of New The two women attend Community Christian Church in New and after notifying the local the led by the Tim organized small teams of volunteers to walk and pray for staff and faculty during the 2007 National Day of The two women also par ticipated in a time of prayer that took place at noon in New Braunfels Main Standing next to the empty voices filled the area as more than 30 including many local split into small Shoul ders were grasped and hands were held as each person gave that the Jaws Skate Park at Ernest Eikd Park is to receive a grant from the Tony Hawk Were were said Jim head of the Skinner Its unusual to give the maximum We were hoping to get but we werent sure would get the top Skinner said because the grant came from the Tony Hawk the park will be a place not only for local but it will attract professional skaters as Theyre calling it their golden child he Its the biggest endorse ment you can get in this Every body wants to compete to build a Tony Hawk Park that will attract professionals from all over It becomes a way to leverage what were See Page 8A Photos by DAVID Community Christian Church PastorTim Duff sits on the edge of the fountain on Main Plaza and prays while other Christians gather in small See Page 5A groups and do the same during the National Day of Prayer on Outfitters ready for weekend tubers urged to call ahead By BuMimaAaha The HeraldZeitung The weekend is here and meteorol ogists are forecasting some sunshine and temperatures to be in the upper Although there is some concern by weather analysts for scattered thun Comal and Guadalupe riv er outfitters said they are geared up and ready for tubing season to Hopefully this weekend will be Julie Shepherd at Guadalupe Outpost A lot of people want to Just call The Canyon Lake level as of Thurs day was more than one foot above the normal level of 909 The amount of water being released from the Canyon Lake Reservoir into the Lower Guadalupe River was 400 cubic feet per second as of Unless the flows it will be great for said Mike manager of the Water Oriented Recre ation District of Comal Tim Canyon Lake said he is unsure how much water will See Page 8A DAVID James Summers gets a little airtime while skating in Ernest Eikel Park on Thursday For fan and conversation Enjoy an uptown Piano Bar Night Downstairs in the Prince SoJms Inn 295 Antonio
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