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(Austin, TX)--Governor Greg Abbott has called for police officers and civilians to honor slain Deputy Darren Goforth and his family by turning on their emergency flashers for one minute, beginning at11am. The City of Garden Ridge is planning a show of support, asking local law enforcement supporters to join them at the City Hall parking lot this morning, at 11 in a show of gratitude as a united

(Comal County, TX)--Students in P.E. teacher Juanita Gatrelle’s class at Specht Elementary recently had some fun while learning valuable lessons. Students used teamwork to stretch a multi-colored parachute; turning it into a spacious air-filled dome for a game underneath. Gatrelle advises that

(Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX) – The Hays County Commissioners Court has proclaimed September as Hunger Action Month, encouraging residents who are able to do so to donate to the Hays County Food Bank, which serves the hungry throughout Hays County. In 2014 the Food Bank distributed more

(San Marcos, TX)--The Texas State University Department of Theatre and Dance will host the annual Black and Latino Playwrights Conference, September 7th -13th. The week’s events will be held at the Theatre Center on the Texas State campus. Admission to the play readings is $5. The conference

(New Braunfels, TX)--The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce’s Youth Leadership New Braunfels program will kick off the 2015-2016 class year with a reception and orientation on Tuesday, at the Landmark at 7pm.. Youth Leadership New Braunfels class participants and their parents, school officials, the Chamber Executive Committee, and the Youth Leadership New Braunfels Committee are invited.
(San Marcos, TX)--The San Marcos Public Library will host a Commemorative Air Force Talk on Wednesday, Sept. 9th. at 3pm.. Local Museum curator Clint Epley will speak about the planes preserved by the Central Texas Wing; where their hangar houses six vintage aircraft. Among those airplanes are a rare flying P-39Q Bell Airacobra; the B-25 Mitchell “Yellow Rose;” a BT-13 Valiant; T-6 Texan; a C-45
(New Braunfels, TX)--The Comal County Commissioners Court on Thursday approved a 34.29-cent tax rate to fund the 2016 county budget, the third consecutive year the court has maintained the rate. The tax rate, which is assessed per $100 of property value before accounting for various exemptions, is equal to about $700 per year on a $200,000 home. It will fund a $77 million budget, which the
New Braunfels, TX)--On Tuesday, September 15th, beginning at 6:00 p.m., District Four Councilmember, Chris Monceballez will host his first Citizen Forum, on September 15th –featuring both County and City representatives. Comal County representatives will kick off the forum by discussing the November 3rd. bond election for a proposed new jail facility and Sheriff’s office. Members of the Friends
Indian Springs Elementary celebrated the fact the campus is once again a “Leader in Me” campus this school year with a pep rally on Wednesday. This is the second straight year Indian Springs received the “Leader in Me” grant. Based on Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” “Leader in Me” reportedly produces transformational results such as higher academic achievement, fewer
(San Marcos, TX)--The City of San Marcos will hold a remembrance ceremony to commemorate the heroes and victims of 9/11 at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 at City Hall, 630 E. Hopkins. The program will open with a welcome from Mayor Daniel Guerrero and remarks from Mayor Pro Tem Jude Prather. Mayor Guerrero will follow with a proclamation and moment of silent reflection. The San Marcos Fire
(New Braunfels, Texas) — Another New Braunfels man has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography- the second such incident in two weeks. New Braunfels Police officials report that on Tuesday, officers located and arrested 32-year-old Ronnie Daniel Smith on a single count of Possession of Child Pornography. Officials report the investigation into Smith began back in May, after
Recall Release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), has issued a recall on almost 90-thousand-pounds of pork-sausage patty products, that may be contaminated with extraneous materials-probably metal. This is a Class 1 recall, where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death. The
(New Braunfels, TX)--The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department will host a series of movies this fall - First Friday Flicks in Fischer Park - starting this Friday, with “Disney Nature: Wings of Life.” The free events are scheduled for the first Friday of each month at the Fischer Park Amphitheater and begin at 7pm.. First Friday Flicks in the future include “Turtle Tales- Sammy’s
(New Braunfels, TX)--Hope Hospice Is Seeking Additional Patient-Care Volunteers – Training Sessions Scheduled Hope Hospice is hosting two days of formal training for new, patient-care volunteers on Saturday, October 10th and Sunday, October 11th from 9am. to 5pm. at their headquarters as they seek additional patient-care volunteers. Volunteer applicants must undergo a background check and