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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - June 7, 2007, New Braunfels, Texas VW JUNE 12007 HERALD ZEITUNG SPORTS FINALS TIM Tim Duncan leads the Spurs against the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Page 6A Part 4 of the Page 6A Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 178 16 2 sections CLICK i 5O0 Dome dropped by winds Texas Court Sports owners Kenny and Chad Brewer stand in what was the inside of their soonto open sports center next to theTexas Ski Ranch Wednesday The pictured was destroyed by high winds Sunday Photos by DAVID INQRAM HeraldZeitung By Mark Koopmam The HeraldZeitung In the 1989 Field of an Iowa farmer hears a voice in his corn field that tells If you build they will Following the unusual the farmer builds a baseball which after filming was The wind storm on Sunday flattened the Texas Sports Court building in north New remains a tourist two local residents who have spent the last 18 months building their own gym of which was only two weeks away from are hoping their plans to open an interchangeable sports facility havent been crushed like their airsupported structure was during Sunday nights I was here until the light went at about Sunday Kenny Johnson said I checked the domes locked up and everything was I couldnt believe it when I got here Monday took a look around and just cried my eyes Along with his Chad Johnson is the cofounder of Texas Court The partners squarefoot airsupported which was 45 feet high in its was erected on leased property next to the Texas Ski Ranch in New The two men from San Diego did not know each other when they moved with their respective families to Comal County about two years while working at the Bluebonnet Ford dealership in New they developed first a and then a Christianbased business John son There isnt anything like this humid ity in San and they have a lot of indoor facilities for the kids over Brewer Theres nothing like that We agreed there was a real need for a Christianbased indoor See Page 3A j a Illls6825lloooo 1 Mostly cloudy High Low 93 77 Details 1B DEAR ABBY xB CLASSIFIEDS xB COMICS xB CROSSWORD FORUM 4A OBITUARIES 3A SPORTS xA TV GRIDS XB AGs opinion sought on citys river ordinances Judge orders STOP city attorneys to meet next hearing set for June 21 By Suzanne Ashe The HeraldZeitung Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has been asked to decide if he should intervene in the lawsuit filed by attorneys for the Stop The Ordinances Please against the city of STOP attorneys sent their pleading alleging to the attorney generals office Tuesday the citys river ordi nances are The judge said that hes going to have to follow the law of the state of Texas and abate the case until the attorney general has had the opportunity to respond and determine whether or not they want to intervene in the said Brad ford an attorney with the McKamie Law which is represent ing the s Visiting Judge Ron who is presiding over the case in place of District Judge Charles Ramsay who recused gave the attorney general until June 18 to respond to the law The next hearing is 9 on June Carr instructed both sides attorneys to hold a settlement conference to see if they can get together and narrow down the issues in the I believe it was suggest ed by plaintiffs counsel to see if some of the issues they plead in their new pleadings could be resolved or narrowed at least in the interest of judicial econo Judge Carr ordered that we do said Mick McK Well confer with the plaintiffs counsel to deter mine if there are any issues that they want to propose See Page 3A Stakeholders meet to discuss Edwards aquifer plans today Legislation to raise pumping limits awaiting Rick Perrys signature By David Saleh Rauf The HeraldZeitung Edwards aquifer stake holders will participate in their first meeting today to discuss the best ways to manage the aquifer since state lawmakers passed an omnibus water bill that authorizes pumping limits to be raised by almost 25 Under Senate Bill which has been signed in both chambers and now awaits Rick Perrys sig nature before it becomes the Edwards Aquifer Authority would be allowed to increase pumping from its current cap of acrefeet per year to acrefeet per The measure gives San Antonio Water System higher pumping caps despite opposition from environmentalists and municipalities dependent See Page 2A win By Midwife Roberta Associated Press Writer SAN ANTONIO In their simple where rows of chairs are arranged in front of a television and a the 23 nuns of the Salesian Sisters of Mary Immaculate Province briefly put aside their pleas for the sick and the poor to pray for the San Antonio With basketball players names pinned to white smocks beneath their the sisters faithfully gather at game time in the convents community yelling Make that basket and Cmon We pray for them to but we also pray for them to continue their sportsman said Sister Sandra head of the order in the Western We make a lot of noise in that laughed Sister Angelina The Spurs have embraced the hoping to harness the power of prayer during their attempt at a fourth NBA Having them in our comer can never and well take any advantage we said Spurs spokesman Tom Were obviously fortunate in this city to have wonderful fans of all ages and from all walks of On four of the nuns will attend the opening game of the championship cheering at tipoff with pop series against the Cleveland The tickets were a gift from the Those staying home will gather around the convent Neaves said not all will be able to keep cheering through the end of the late game many are elderly and some are corn and In a city where the words Go Spurs Go are plastered on sky scrapers and banged up station the nuns say they are inspired by what the team means to the community and by one particular sister who died earlier this Sister Filomena But she said they will be was the most avid fan among She watched or listened to every praying for the team and corresponding with Coach Gregg Even as Conte suffered from a congestive heart condition and was ordered to bed dur ing the regular she lay listening to the games on the When she was ordered to a she had one question as she waited with another sister Am I going to See Page 3A MORE IN IT FOR THE POWER OF NEWSPAPERS IN EDUCATION Newspapers make great teaching toots
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