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New Braunfels Police report that five men suspected of a violent robbery in May, are now behind bars.

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory in effect from 1pm to 8pm CDT today, areas along and east of the IH-35 corridor and south of Highway 90.

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory in effect from 1 to 8pm CDT today, areas along and east of the IH-35 corridor and south of Highway 90, with heat indexes ranging from 108 to 112 degrees.

Comal County - Canyon High 2016 graduate Nick Esqueda was recently selected as an outstanding performer at the UIL Texas State Percussion Solo Contest. Comal ISD officials report less than three percent of the solo performances earned the distinguished honor of being recognized as an outstanding

This Thursday, District 1 City Councilmember George Green will host a Citizen Forum at Hill Country Cottage and RV Resort, 131 S. Rueckle Rd. The meeting will feature a presentation by City of New Braunfels Capital Programs Manager, Bryan Woods. Woods will discuss 2013 Bond Program projects in District 1, including several major street projects.

Comal ISD trustee Amy Freund recently earned the designation of Master Trustee, after completing Leadership TASB, a program sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB).  CISD officials report that after the graduation ceremony in July, participants joined the ranks of more than 800 school board members statewide who are Leadership TASB alumni.

Comal County Crime Stoppers are looking for tips to identify two subjects of interest, in relation to a stolen purse in the parking lot of the Bulverde Wal Mart on July 30th.

You are invited to join the WIC Clinic of New Braunfels in celebration of National Breastfeeding Month on Tuesday, Aug. 9th at their “Breastfeeding Celebration: Walk the Red Carpet” The event will be from 3-6 pm, and is open to the New Braunfels community.

A New Braunfels woman has died, after a teenage driver entered the path of a motorcycle traveling east on FM 306 Sunday night. NBPD officials report that just before 11 last night, New Braunfels Police, Fire, and EMS responded to the 1300 block of FM 306 at the intersection of Hunter Road for a crash involving a motorcycle and a car.

On Thursday, Comal County Judge Shermann Krause presented the 2016/17 recommended budget to Commissioner’s Court, with a tax rate that will not change.

Local performer, director and talent coach Lee Colee will be offering fall ‘16/spring ‘17 private lessons for voice, acting and dance on Saturdays at the Price Center in downtown San Marcos beginning Aug. 20. Classes will also be also offered in Wimberley at a variety of times Mon. – Fri.

Smithson Valley High School head volleyball coach, Liana Gombert, named as Comal ISD’s new Director of Athletics;  Matt Monzingo to step down end of August.

The informal gathering at the Creekside Whataburger is planned as one of several opportunities for members of the community to visit with New Braunfels Police about law enforcement-related topics in New Braunfels. 

The Comal County Office of Public Health will extend its hours beginning next week to provide back-to-school vaccinations by appointment. The office will be open until 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9th; Tuesday, Aug. 16th; and Thursday, Aug. 18th. Comal County residents should call 830-221-1150 to make an appointment.