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New Braunfels, Texas — A couple from Schertz is listed in stable condition, after a roll-over collision early Monday morning. New Braunfels Police Sergeant, Tom Scheuermann reports that the New Braunfels Police Fire Departments responded to a major motor-vehicle crash located at the 2700 block of FM 1044, Sunday just before 11pm.. NBPD advises that upon arrival and after the initial crash

The New Braunfels Utilities Board of Trustees has announced that Paula DiFonzo, will retire from her position as CEO on January 31st, 2017.

The Comal County District Clerk's Office will be open late on Thursday, May 5th, a step to provide a more convenient time for the processing of passport applications.

Bulverde Spring Branch Fire & Emergency Medical Services (EMS) will be able to purchase 16 new breathing apparatus systems for firefighters thanks to a $25,000 community development grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and Pedernales Electric Cooperative.

The Comal River Old Channel bank stabilization project, planned for downstream of Landa Lake, is scheduled to begin today. City officials advise the primary work area is located on the riverbank adjacent to the Landa-Park-Golf-Course Club- House, and the entrance to that parking lot. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of this summer. 

The National Weather Service advises there is a slight risk for severe storms this afternoon, and evening in our area.

The 2016 Junior Deputy Academy is now accepting registrations for its three summer camps.

May 3rd - 
The Big Give S.A.is a 24-hour day of giving that brings donors and nonprofits together by creating a shared region-wide experience and connecting people to the causes that matter to them the most. The New Braunfels Area Community Foundation is once again helping with the event. NBACF President, Britt King explains:
 

As part of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Children’s Advocacy Center of Comal County, Connections, and CASA/ Court Appointed Child Advocates are teaming up for a free networking and training opportunity - this Friday, from 9am. to Noon.

City Council on Monday heard a presentation and update on the Watershed Protection Plan from City Public Works Director, Greg Malatek. Officials report a high bacteria/e coli count from area deer, ducks, and other animals may force a wildlife reduction policy in New Braunfels.

City Council last night approved its Consent Agenda, which included renewing the industrial district designation for the WalMart distribution facility; contracts to begin design through construction on the Live Oak Avenue/Katy Street Improvements Bond Project; and contracts for the Wood Road/Landa Street Drainage Improvements Bond Project.  District One Councilmember George Green followed with a presentation from City Development Coordinator, Jeff Jewell detailing the possibilities and strategies for a revitalization effort in District 1. KGNB asked Green about his revitalization plan.

Anyone with information on the identities of these two suspects is asked to call New Braunfels Police or Comal

County Crime Stoppers. Comal County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2000 for information

that leads to an arrest and/or grand jury indictment. 

Comal County making available online its official public records (OPR) dating back to 1974. 

 If you missed the event, but still want to help, you can go to hsnba.org to take the $10 challenge. Hammond hopes one-thousand people will take the HSNBA up on their $10-a-month challenge, to support the shelter in the extra work they do now, to keep their promise of returning more animals, back into the community.

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