Local News

Top Story

The New Braunfels Public Library (NBPL) is throwing a Bookmobile Bash on Saturday, July 16th from 10am. to Noon, to celebrate the arrival of the RIOmobile (Reading and Inspiration through Outreach), the city’s new mobile library and outreach vehicle.

The City of New Braunfels is hosting a celebration marking the 130th anniversary of the foundation of the New Braunfels Fire Department. On Thursday evening, July 14th, from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m., you’re invited to the New Braunfels Fire Museum and Fire Station One, 189 Hill Avenue, in downtown New

The City of New Braunfels saw an overall increase of $130,347 or 6.2% in sales taxes received in July (for the month of May) compared to the same month last year.

Library patrons will have an opportunity to “check out” some non-traditional library materials this Saturday, July 9th, thanks to the Humane Society of New Braunfels, Inc. The fun begins at 10:30am with a Family Storytime all about cats. Starting at 11am., Humane Society staff and volunteers will

Communities In Schools of South Central Texas (CIS) is hosting their annual Pack the Bus school supply drive collecting school supplies for all area students in need. The drive will run through the month of July and will culminate with an all-day event on Saturday, August 6th at H-E-B locations in New Braunfels, Schertz and Bulverde.

Several New Braunfels High School students have been invited to attend either Texas Boys State or Bluebonnet Girls State the week of June 12-17 at The University of Texas at Austin and Texas Lutheran University, respectively. The students attended an orientation session on May 3rd at the American Legion Post 179 and were presented with a certificate to commemorate their participation.

New Braunfels police advise that on July 1st, a local man went to a Schertz bank last Friday morning, and came home with 74-hundred-dollars in the console of his Ford F150. Police were called to his Ashbury Avenue home at 1:30pm., after the man reported hearing a large crashing noise outside, and went out to find his truck had a shattered window, and the $7,400 cash he left in the console was gone.

The New Braunfels Fire department was called out to the Guadalupe River Tuesday morning, for a boat fire on the water. Officials report that shortly after 6am, NBFD crews arrived at the boat ramp under the IH-35 bridge to a find an unoccupied boat,on fire, and floating down the river. 

Officials from the New Braunfels Police and Fire Departments report a strange chain of events on IH-35 Tuesday that leads to the death of a motorcyclist. 

An Irving man was arrested Monday night, after eyewitnesses notified New Braunfels Police of his antics. Police officials report that during the July 4th fireworks display over Landa Park a man displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air. Officers located the suspect by a pavilion near the Landa Park Dance Slab. 

The Fourth of July celebration ended in tragedy for the family of a Universal City man who drowned in the Comal River yesterday evening. 

All to help the Children’s Advocacy Center of Comal County. The CACCC is hosting a fun-filled Cajun Casino Night on Saturday, August 27th at the McKenna Events Center.

New Braunfels Police officials report officers were dispatched to Prince Solms Park early Monday morning for reports of multiple shots fired-26 in total. Officials advise that seven soldiers from Fort Hood (ranging in age from 19 to 25), had arrived in the park shortly after 1am.

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for South Central Texas, with heat indices of 108 to 112 degrees. 

Advertisement