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The Braunfels Foundation Trust last night honored the 2015 Living Legends of New Braunfels at the 11th annual Living Legends reception at the Civic and Convention Center. Each year, up to three candidates are chosen from submitted nominations. Candidates must have made a significant contribution to our immediate area, state, or nation; and be widely known for making a difference through their

(New Braunfels, Texas )— The New Braunfels Police Department has been awarded a grant of nearly 32-thousand-dollars for a system of body-worn cameras for NBPD officers. The 50% matching grant is part of the Department of Justice’s, Body Camera Pilot Implementation Program, and will be used with

(New Braunfels, TX_-- (Castell Avenue-downtown) Firefighters in New Braunfels often have to put up with 100-plus degree heat before they even don 20-pounds of insulated jackets, pants, and boots to go to work. Several of our firefighters have literally rushed into a burning building to save someone

(Comal County, TX)--The Comal County office of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host its second annual open house this Saturday; featuring educational workshops, face painting, a petting zoo, free take-home plants for children, and the planting of a tree to commemorate the

(WASHINGTON, DC) — Congressman Lamar Smith will host a fall forum on Tuesday, October 13th, where New Braunfels residents can hear Smith discuss his latest work, and actions he is taking against what he calls “executive branch overreach.” Smith represents the 21st District of Texas. He serves as chairman of the House Science, Space, & Technology Committee, and is a member of the Committee on
(San Marcos, TX)--Johnathan Ivan Alonzo Guia surrendered to authorities at the Hays County Government Center at 3:15 p.m. Oct. 6. He is now in custody at the Hays County Law Enforcement Center. San Marcos police continue the investigation. Guia has a lengthy criminal history, has violent tendencies and was seen with a handgun during the commission of the homicide. Another suspect believed to have
(Comal County, TX)--FROM CISD: Oct. 6, 2015— Chef Mario Perez has won the national 2015 Be-A-Star Award as Chartwells Culinary Leader of the Year. Chartwells is the food service provider for all Comal ISD campuses. As a result, Perez will be honored at Chartwells annual Compass Night of the Stars event in Orlando on October 22. Campus faculty members and students alike have seen Perez’s
(New Braunfels, Texas) — Applications are now available for the 2016 New Braunfels City University program, which allows citizens to experience the workings of their city government first hand. City Human Resources Director, Gary Wuest explains the curriculum is designed to encourage a well informed public and potentially increase their involvement in city committees, boards and commissions. City

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(New Braunfels, TX) – New Braunfels residents are invited to a public input meeting and share ideas on the Sports Complex Feasibility Study. PROS Consulting is conducting the study, and on Tuesday, will provide an update on the project vision, steps, and schedule. Sports enthusiasts and officials agree there is a shortage of outdoor sports fields, both rectangular and diamond, in New Braunfels.
(New Braunfels, TX)--The Humane Society of New Braunfels Area is looking for some furr-ever homes, with a special price through Monday. Executive Director, Sarah Hammond reports that the Humane Society has many terrific dogs and cats that are healthy, vaccinated, spayed or neutered, and micro-chipped, all looking for a second chance. Through Monday, October 12th, adoption fees are all half-price
(New Braunfels, TX)--New Braunfels ISD announces that five students from New Braunfels High Schools have been recognized in the National Merit® Scholarship Program and the National Hispanic Recognition Program (NHPR). The group includes one National Merit® Semifinalist, four National Merit® Commended Students, and one National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar. The students below earned the
(New Braunfels, TX)-Students in Keilly Schrey’s music class at Freiheit Elementary were drumming to the beat of their own music recently. It was part of an assignment in which students collaborated to write the songs they played, which led to drum ensembles. Schrey explains, the goal is to teach students how to read musical symbols. This school year, students in Schrey’s classroom will also learn
Where: Oak Run Middle School Gym When: Saturday, October 10th, 2015 Registration: 8 A.M. (Please have registration form filled out prior to arriving at registration) Time: 8:45- 12:00 P.M. Show-off for family & friends start promptly at 11:30 A.M. For Grades: Kindergarten – 8th Cost: $40.00 per person *Price includes snacks, T-Shirt, one button, and free admission to the Homecoming game on