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For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during Thanksgiving. From testing family recipes to decorating cakes and cookies, everyone enjoys being part of the preparations. • In 2013, Thanksgiving Day (November 28) was the leading date for home cooking fires with 1,550, 230% above the average number of fires per day. • Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, followed

(NEW BRAUNFELS, TX)—The continued rains over the past several weeks have allowed the Edwards Aquifer to recover to a point that New Braunfels is returning to Stage I watering restrictions as of Tuesday, November 24. Use of a sprinkler or irrigation system continues to be allowed one day a week

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2015 – Thanksgiving is the largest meal many cooks prepare every year. Its centerpiece—the turkey—is the largest dish most cooks ever encounter, and many are not experienced at roasting one. USDA wants consumers to know that a range of resources, from smartphone apps to its 30-

(New Braunfels, TX)--Monday's City Council meeting included a presentation of recommendations for a "Call For Projects". Jessie Slaten has a special report from City Hall.

(New Braunfels, TX)--The rate of unemployment in New Braunfels continued to inch up in the latest numbers released by Workforce Solutions Alamo; but remains under the state average. Unemployment in New Braunfels is still lower than the jobless rate of 3.8 percent of the reporting 8-county San Antonio-New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA); with an October jobless rate of 2.9 percent-
(SAN ANTONIO, TX) – Congressman Lamar Smith has filed with the Republican Party of Texas to officially seek re-election to the United States House of Representatives in the 2016 March Republican Primary. In a press release, Smith advises that he will continue to oppose the President’s “lawless actions,” to keep communities and schools safe. Smith adds that National security begins with border
The Canyon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a Business Networking Mixer today, from 5:30-7:30pm at Lowe's Market in Startzville. The Chamber will be collecting donations for the Texan Nursing Home of San Marcos Christmas Angel Tree. Donations accepted at Physical Therapy Unlimited, 1356 FM 2673 in Sattler, until December 11th. Items needed for men include men’s t-shirts, socks with grip
(New Braunfels, TX)--A reminder that the 15th annual New Braunfels Community Thanksgiving Dinner is Thursday, at the Tree of Life Church. Everyone is welcome to join in a dinner of thanks giving provided by the community-for the community. Dinner will be served from 11am. to 2pm. at the Tree of Life Church, 5513 IH-35 Frontage Road. Home delivery is available by reservation by calling 221-5695
(New Braunfels, TX)--The 2015 Wassailfest celebration is scheduled for Thursday, December 3rd. The annual event is the Downtown community's way of thanking the people of New Braunfels for shopping Downtown and supporting their Downtown businesses throughout the year by serving warm wassail to festival attendees. Each year, Downtown merchants offer wassail samples, host entertainers, and compete
(SAN MARCOS, TEXAS) – Final preparations continue as the San Marcos River and Plaza Park undergo a transformation into a true winter wonderland for the 29th Annual Sights & Sounds of Christmas (S&S) taking place in downtown San Marcos Dec. 2nd- 5th. Fundraising for, and respite {res spit} from, flood recovery efforts are among this year’s special focus. Sights and Sounds 2015president,
(New Braunfels, Tx)--It’s officially the holiday season, when the city of New Braunfels switches on the lights around Main Plaza and at the bandstand in the center of town. Kids of all ages were anxiously awaiting the moment Friday night, and waiting for the first sighting of Santa Claus. Watching the holiday lighting of downtown in New Braunfels is a bit like having a night out with all of your
(New Braunfels, TX) – The City of New Braunfels is asking citizens to be a part of the input design process related to the Landa Street Pedestrian and Bicycle Facility Enhancements Project at an upcoming public meeting. The project will focus primarily on improving pedestrian and bicycle facilities as well as complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The project route will be along
(Comal County, TX)—With the addition of a new prevention services coordinator position; the Comal County Juvenile Probation Office is trying to lessen the number of kids put on probation. Sara Adams is joining the Juvenile Probation Office to work with Comal County schools to identify and get help for children who are showing signs that they might be headed down the wrong path. Chief Juvenile
(New Braunfels, Texas) — District 1 City Councilperson George Green will host a Citizen Forum on December 8th. The featured presentation will be given by City of New Braunfels Capital Programs Manager, Bryan Woods. According to City officials, the Capital Programs Division was created to deliver capital projects that are both "horizontal" projects- such as street and drainage projects and "