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(New Braunfels, TX)--A New Braunfels child is listed in stable condition after finding and accidentally shooting herself with an unsecured firearm. New Braunfels Police report that last Friday morning, officers and EMS were dispatched to a residence on Shadow Circle, in reference to a call involving a four-year-old girl that had accidentally discharged a firearm. Officers arrived to find the

(New Braunfels, Tx)--Drivers should expect traffic delays Wednesday morning on Landa Street under the Union Pacific Railroad bridge, as crews replace the old Missouri, Kansas, Texas railroad sign on the bridge. Traffic on Landa Street will be reduced to one lane under the railroad bridge between

(New Braunfels, TX)--Former Mayor Gayle Pospicil addressed City Council from the other side of the dais Monday evening, asking for help for the upcoming Senior Serve-A-Thon. Pospicil issued an invitation to all Council members as well as the public to join in the September 26th Comal County Senior

(New Braunfels, Tx)--The three final items of Council’s agenda on Monday were related to the proposed HEB-Plus, scheduled to be built next year at IH-35 and FM 306. Council approved a recommendation from the New Braunfels Industrial Development Corporation for an expenditure of up to 800-thousand-

City Council on Monday unanimously passed its Consent Agenda, which included approving the final reading of an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances relating to noise prohibitions. As we’ve reported previously, the amendments give law- makers and law- enforcers a quantifiable noise level to enforce, based on decibel readings that can be taken by police officers armed with technology and
Well, it’s that time of year again. Summer vacationers have left the roads, giving way to school busses and newly licensed teenagers. Today marks the first day of school for New Braunfels ISD; followed tomorrow by Comal ISD. KGNB spoke with both superintendents over the weekend, and asked them both questions about going back to school. Superintendents Moczygemba and Kim gave very similar answers
(New Braunfels, TX)--If you bleed red, white, and blue; if you’ve been known to wear the American flag on your shirt or cap; or if you just like the idea of one person-one vote, this next story may be for you. Comal County is looking for registered voters to help out on Election Day; not just to vote, but to help facilitate the process. If you’re a Comal County resident, and registered to vote at
(New Braunfels, TX)--A special meeting of Commissioners Court will be held on Tuesday, at 8:30am., in the Commissioners Courtroom, for a public hearing on proposed County tax increase for 2015 to fund the 2016 budget. As usual, the public is welcome to the open meeting at 100 Main Plaza. Due to the annual TAC Legislative Conference in Austin later this week, there will be NO COURT on Thursday.
(New Braunfels, TX)--The Comal County Commissioners Court on Thursday approved a $77 million budget for 2016. Over a pair of public hearings, commissioners made minor revisions to the recommended budget of Judge Sherman Krause, which is about $7 million larger than last year’s. According to officials, the budget provides an across-the-board three-percent cost-of-living adjustment for county
(Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX) – FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has released a significant amount of information regarding changes to the existing floodplain in parts of Hays County; specifically in the Blanco River basin, west of San Marcos (which does not include the City of San Marcos). Hays County officials report that staff is reviewing the changes and comparing
(Hays County Courthouse, San Marcos, TX) – The Hays County Commissioners Court signed a proclamation Tuesday naming August 21, 2015, as National Job Corps Day in Hays County in honor of the 51st anniversary of the training and education center. The Court thanked local Job Corps representatives for their success in educating and training youth and for the help that Gary Job Corps staff and
(Schertz, TX)--Schertz Police are investigating what they believe is a murder-suicide – led to the scene by two young children spotted wandering a street near River Road and FM 78 on Wednesday. Schertz Police officials report that two minor children, walking the street at about 7pm. Wednesday, attracted the attention of a neighbor who then called police with a welfare concern. With a neighbor’s
(New Braunfels, TX)--The Comal County Commissioners Court on Thursday called for a November 3rd bond election, seeking approval for the issuance of $76-million to build a new county jail. Under the proposed project, the funds would pay for a new 589-bed jail on land next to the current Walter Fellers Law Enforcement Center between West San Antonio Street and IH-35, as well as the renovation of
(New Braunfels, TX)--New Braunfels City Council will hold a regularly scheduled meeting Monday, with about a dozen items and almost 2-million-dollars on the individual agenda. Council will have a consent vote on the semiannual Water and Wastewater Impact Fee; approval of an interlocal cost-sharing agreement with Comal County and Veramendi developers to provide $1 million towards the expansion of