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Clean water will be an issue for flood recovery as well. Those affected by recent flooding events can call the Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center in the Aquatic Biology building, on Sessoms Drive, in San Marcos. There, you can obtain a sample container and directions to sample. Residents will bring their sample back and the sample will be tested for coliform within 24-48 hours. There is a

Area of Concern: Northern Hill Country and I-35 Corridor North of San Marcos Threats & Impacts: Rainfall: Amounts will be dependent on a low-probability event. Most likely scenario is that only a few showers or storms will form with 1/4 to 1/2 of an inch of rain on average. If stronger storms

New Braunfels, TX − The City of New Braunfels has announced that the reconstruction of Marigold Drive, from Hollyhock Lane to Mesquite Avenue, is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 3rd. Work includes reconstruction of the pavement and is anticipated to take approximately two months, weather and

(New Braunfels, Tx)--The New Braunfels Public Library will hold its Summer Reading Kickoff on Saturday, May 30th from 10am. to 1pm. This event marks the beginning of a two month hero-themed program for library patrons of all ages. The event will offer children, teens and adults their first

New Braunfels ISD announced its policy today for providing free meals for children under the age of 18 under its Summer Feeding Program. This program is open to the public.

(Wimberly, Tx)--Reports from Wimberly post the flow of the Blanco River went from a lazy 70 cubic feet per second to around 250-thousand cfs; before the gauges broke early Sunday morning. KGNB’s Jessie Slaten visited Wimberly yesterday, and spoke with City Administrator, Don Ferguson.
(New Braunfels, Tx)--The face of the New Braunfels City Council changed a little last night. District Four Councilmember Chris Monceballez was sworn in as the newest member of City Council; replacing Sandy Nolte, who reached her term limits. In a public ceremony at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center, returning Councilmember Ron Reaves, who won his re-election bid to Council in May, and
(New Braunfels, Tx)--Eighth grade students Isaac Barrera and Anna Kensing were selected as recipients of the Braunfels Foundation Award. The award is funded by the Harry and Christine Dierks’ Memorial Fund and the Braunfels Foundation Trust. Braunfels Foundation Trustees Robin Jeffers and Helgard Suhr-Hollis presented the awards in front of the 8th grade class and parents, May 26, 2015 at the Oak
(San Marcos, Texas)--Hays County officials report that a third body was found Tuesday afternoon at the Blanco River and FM 2325. The male has not been identified, and it is not known if he is one of those already reported and on the missing list. This is in addition to the male found in San Marcos Sunday and another person found Tuesday in Caldwell County at the Blanco River. No other
The Hays County Sheriff’s Office has released the following names as individuals who have been reported as possible disaster victims. This information comes from family, friends and neighbors as well as witness accounts. Hays County officials are asking anyone with information regarding these individuals or any other potential victims, to contact the Hays County Sheriff’s Office immediately at
Emergency Operations Center, San Marcos, TX -- RR 12 at the Blanco River Bridge (located between FM 32 and downtown Wimberley) should be open this morning after having been closed after floodwaters tore off the side railings Sunday morning. TXDOT crews will be working diligently for the next several weeks to get the bridge back in serviceable condition. The bridge is structurally sound but
(New Braunfels, Texas)--The top 20 seniors at Canyon and Smithson Valley high schools, the top 15 seniors at Canyon Lake High, as well as the top five seniors from Memorial Early College High School, were honored at the Comal Education Foundation’s Jan Heckendorn Academic Recognition Banquet May 19 at the McKenna Events Center in New Braunfels. Students wrote a short essay, explaining why they
(New Braunfels, Texas) — Debris removal from the Comal River in New Braunfels has progressed nicely, and river flows have returned to normal levels, so therefore the decision has been made to re-open the Comal River to recreation effective immediately. Please be advised that there may still be unseen debris below the surface of the water and those using the river should always use caution on