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In observance of New Braunfels Founder’s Day, many City of New Braunfels facilities, including City Hall, the Parks Administrative Offices, and the Landa Recreation Center will be closed on Friday, March 25th.

The New Braunfels ISD Board of Trustees will meet for a regularly scheduled board meeting tonight. The agenda includes discussion on participation in the funding and construction of a haul road and of a Permanent Roadway to the New Veramendi Elementary School.

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Departmen has organized this year's semiannual cemetery clean-up for this week. Volunteers are needed!

Comal County Sheriff's Detective, Chris Garza reports that Deputies were dispatched to Sierra Drive, in the early morning hours for a report of an armed intruder in a Comal County home. The intruder turned out to be a West Point Cadet, known to the family.

Seguin Mayor, Don Keil and Schertz Mayor, Michael Carpenter have joined together to fight a proposed landfill, that officials report could put their regional water supply at risk.   Mayor Keil likens situation to a baggie of garbage sitting on the water table. " I’m not an anti-landfill, not-in-my-backyard, tree-hugging enviro-nut. I just don’t think it’s a good idea to float a huge toxin filled Glad Bag in our primary water source. No clear thinking person would think so. "

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to enjoy pizza and share input regarding the development of the Mission Hill Park property. The pizza and public input meeting is scheduled for next Tuesday. 

 Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommends that donors wait 28 days after returning from areas where the Zika virus is actively transmitted to donate blood, STBTC is asking for donations before vacations to Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America and/or most of South America. If travelers do go to areas where mosquitoes are known to spread viruses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommendations:

The 2016 Junior Deputy Academy is now accepting registrations for its three summer camps. Church Hill Middle School will host the first camp from June 13-17; followed by Mountain Valley Middle School from July 11-15; and then Smithson Valley Middle School from July 25-29. 

Comal ISD officials report the third-annual Comal ISD Chess Tournament was a resounding success, with more than 300 students from across the district making moves and countermoves playing one of the world’s most popular games.

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips on the identity of a suspect that first stole credit cards from the patron of a local gym and then used those cards to make thousands of dollars in fraudulent purchases.

All of South Central Texas is at some risk for severe weather. However, the greatest threat area (Enhanced Risk) is near and southeast of a Georgetown to Boerne to Carizzo Springs line, including San Antonio and Austin.

The Comal County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is hosting a series of DIY Saturdays beginning March 12th, providing county residents the chance to learn how to can fruits, raise chickens, make pickles, catch rainwater, and other crafty things

The National Weather Service Reports Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Expected Monday Evening into Early Tuesday and again Tuesday Evening into Early Wednesday

With the warm weather already here, the City is urging citizens to begin efforts to help control mosquitoes in our area.  The Texas Department of State Health Services has requested that local government leaders take initiatives to help prevent or delay Zika virus from being transmitted by local mosquito populations in Texas. 

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