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+ NEW SERVICE AT SETON Seton adds vertebrae stapling to its repertoire. - Page 1D ~[zt~s c.~ree ~]ress May 18, 2011 * Page lC fun in Buda The Teens and Tunes Summer Series runs every Friday eve- ning beginning June 3 through August 5 at City Park in downtown Buda. The series is flee to the public and presented by the City of Buda and Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union. Bring your lawn chaffs, blankets and snacks. Concessions will be provided by the Buda Lions Club and Kona Ice. The summer schedule is as follows: hme 3 (Movie) - Karate Kid (PG) at 9 p.m. June 10 (Concert) - RockStella and the Hayden Thomas Band at 8 p.m. June 17 (Movie) - Shrek Forever (PG) at 9 p.m. June 24 (Movie) - Furry Vengeance (PG) at 9 p.m. July 8 (Movie) - Classic movie: Breakfast at Tif- fany's at 9 p.m. July 15 (Movie) -The Last Airbender (PG) at 9 p.m. July 22 (Movie) - Despi- cable Me (PG) at 9 p.m. July 29 (Movie) -Yogi Bear (PG) at 9 p.m. August 5 (Concert) - ]imWyly and Curtis Grimes at 8 p.m. Mark your calendars for the free annual Red, White, ':and.Buda Independence Day Celebration and Fire- works Show at City Park on July 4. This year's event is being organized entirely by the City of Buda. The day's activities will kick off at 10 a.m. with a Children's Parade going down Main Street starting near the old post office building next to Garcia's and ending at City Park. From 10 a.m. to noon there will be flee kids inflatable activities and a magician. Concessions will be provided by the Buda Chamber of Commerce. Beginning at 6 p.m., there will be a free con- cert headlined by The Trishas. There will be paid inflatable kids activities and concessions will be available. The City of Buda has procured the largest fireworks display ever in Buda as we celebrate our nation's Independence Day. The free fireworks show will be fired at 9:30 p.m. and will last for ap- pro~mately 20-24 minutes. Folks are welcome to bring a picnic, blanket, and/or lawn chaffs. The Parks and Recreation Department is requesting your sponsor- ship for the annual Red, White and Buda Indepen- dence Day Celebration and Fireworks Show. The dead- line to become a sponsor is May25. For more parks, recre- ation, and tourism in- formation in Buda or to sponsor the Red, White and Buda Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Show please visit our web- site at or call us at (512) 312-0084. Children flock to hear The Biscuit Brothers at Plum Creek subdivision's 10th annual Fron~t Porch Days. PHOTO6 BY LINCOLN RAMIREZ e Front Porch Days fares fair weather and fun he Plum Creek sub- division's annual Front Porch Days festi- val unfolded last weekend with all- American fare like 5K and 1K runs, a pie-baking contest, soap box derby, golf tournament, wash- er tournament and a garden tour. The annual event evokes the devel- opment's plentiful front porches. Skateboarders took advantage of ba~ and closed ~reets to show off their tdcks. Blaine Sandoval Elysia Perkins and Alicia Wilson Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 12058, serving the Kyle and Buda areas, were among vendors who peddled products to those who came out for the annual Front Porch Days. Katelyn Braddock Buda elects first woman BUDA BITS For the first time in the history of the City of Buda, a woman has been elected as mayor of the city. When the votes were counted last Saturday night, Sarah Mangham had garnered eight more votes than Bobby Lane. Since the initial meeting of the city council of the city of Buda was held on No- vember 8, 1948 and Clem Armbruster was elected mayor, there have been a total of 18 male mayors. So I guess it is time that Buda catches up with Kyle with a woman in command at City Hall. Kyle has elected four women, with the first being Mary Kyle Hartson followed by Merle Wflkins, SandraTenorio (now on the Buda City Council) and currently re-elected Lucy Johnson. Congratulations to Mayor-elect Mangham. A big "thank you" goes out to Bobby Lane who served the city for 11 years as city councilman, mayor pro-tem and mayor. Also winning a seat on the Buda City Council was Dawn Schaeffer who ran See BUDA BITS, pg. 2C tie loves its Movies in the Park Iguess the only real news around here this week is the election, and I, for one, am glad it's over. Time to pick up those yard signs and get on with the business of running this town. Luckily we kept the folks in place who were qualified to do so. There is a special called city council meeting on Thursday night at 7 p.m. at City Hall to canvas the May 14 election results. Then, ff you're marking your cal- endars, the next regularly scheduled council meeting is June 7. Held on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, council meetings are new streamed live on the intemet as well. You ought to check in on how things are going. It's not as boring as you'd thine And speaking of things not being as boring as you See ON CENTER, pg. 2C 'Check R OM' Iast week's Check it Out column, Earth's Children, was written by Sue Bellows and not Connie Brooks. !