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(Comal County, TX)--FROM COMAL ISD: The Specht Elementary family came together recently for a blood drive at their campus to support kindergarten student Ella Johnson, who is fighting leukemia. More than 60 units were collected by the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. “I think it’s wonderful that so many members of the Specht community, from parents to teachers to high school students, came

(New Braunfels, TX)--December 5 | $15 The New Braunfels Republican Women are hosting their 21st Annual Christmas Home Tour this Saturday. The tour runs from 10am-5pm, and includes eight locations throughout town, with a refreshment stop at The Gallery at The Milltown Historic District. The Gallery

(New Braunfels, TX)--The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce is hoping all of you shoppers who were lined up at the big-box store at four-o’clock Thursday afternoon, waiting for the store to open; and those of you were out at 12:30 Friday as well, will consider a different avenue of shopping

(New Braunfels, TX) – The City of New Braunfels is hosting the 23rd Annual Wassailfest on Thursday, December 3rd, from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. in historic Downtown New Braunfels. Wassailfest began in 1992 as a way for downtown merchants to thank customers for their patronage and to highlight the beauty

(New Braunfels, TX) – The New Braunfels Public Library is keeping up the times, and technology options. The library now offers wireless printing for those wanting to print at the library from any offsite computer, smartphone, or tablet. You’ll have to download the app, “PrinterOn,” to smartphones and tablets. Documents can then be printed out at the public printer in the main library branch at
(Gruene, TX)--St Jude’s Ranch for Children is looking for runners, sponsors, and volunteers for their 23rd. annual Jingle Bell Run 5K. Officials say the December 12th event in Gruene is one of their largest fundraisers of the year, and they’re hoping for 2000 participants to join in the 5K and kid’s 1K this year. The chip-timed 5K will begin at 8am,, with the kids’ 1K to follow. There will be
In their 5th-Annual “Bra’s For a Cause” last month, the Women’s Council of Realtors, Hill Country Chapter, helped raise about 61-thousand dollars for the fight against cancer. Each year, the event, and the amount raised grows. Because of the flooding that took place the day after this year’s Bra’s For A Cause, KGNB ran only a small part of this story. Today, we’d like to bring you the rest of the
(New Braunfels, TX)--Together, the City of New Braunfels, The City of San Marcos, Texas State University, and the Edwards Aquifer Authority have created a Habitat Conservation Plan to protect the Comal and San Marcos Springs. This year, plans call for expenditures of $966,500 to continue the existing work plan. The 15-year-plan for habitat restoration is funded by the Edwards Aquifer Authority,
(NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas) - Officials are searching for a man accused of stealing a car with a child in the backseat. Police said the vehicle was stolen from the Sac N' Pac in New Braunfels on Oct. 29. A short time later, deputies arrived in the 100 block of Union Wine Road, where they found a gray Chevy Impala abandoned with the child in the backseat. That child wasn't injured. Anyone with
(San Marcos, TX)--San Marcos first responders will step up their presence and traffic control by the outlet malls over the Black Friday shopping weekend. The southbound IH 35-Centerpoint Road exit ramp and the northbound IH 35-McCarty Lane exit ramp will be closed from Thursday, Nov. 26 at 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27 for the Black Friday After-Thanksgiving shopping day. Motorists will
UPDATE: UH-60A aircraft crashed on northeast Fort Hood range UPDATE CORRECTION: November 24, 2015, 4:48:00 PM CST The model of the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter was inadvertently identified as an UH-60A. The correct model is an UH-60L. DATE: November 24, 2015 12:18:57 AM CST FORT HOOD, Texas – A UH-60L helicopter aircraft with four crew members crashed sometime after 5:49 p.m. Nov. 23 in the
(New Braunfels, TX)--The Comal County Senior Center is looking for local artisans for their Christmas Handicraft Trunk Show. The event will be held indoors at 655 Landa on Saturday, December 5th from 9:00am – 3:00pm. Spaces are available for a $15 donation and are limited. Call the Center at 830-660-4547 for more information and to reserve your space. Avia K. Dowden Membership Coordinator/
(New Braunfels, TX) – Due to unforeseen circumstances the New Braunfels Public Library’s Celtic Christmas Concert with folksinger Danny O’Flaherty has been cancelled. The event was scheduled for Thursday, December 3rd at 2:00 p.m. at the Brauntex Theatre. A new Christmas concert program has been scheduled for the following Sunday. On Sunday, December 6th at 2:00 p.m. the New Braunfels Public
(New Braunfels, TX) – The New Braunfels Public Library will hold its very first Christmas Tree Ornament Exchange on Saturday, December 5th at 1:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room. Patrons may bring in a Christmas ornament and exchange it for one another patron has donated. All donated ornaments will be displayed on a tree in the meeting room. Any surplus decorations will be donated to charity