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News stories and features about the people who call this area home. Our primary focus is serving readers with news in the unique towns of Canyon Lake, New Braunfels, and Gruene in the heart of the Texas Hill Country.


comal county covid-19 dashboard
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only. Testing resumes on Dec. 1.
New Braunfels MLK Association march
Thousands turned out for New Braunfels’ 5th Annual MLK Jr. March last January. President of the New Braunfels MLK Jr. Association Bishop Michael Franklin spoke at the event.
Hoffman Elementary teachers
Kindergarten student Charlee Priddy hugged her mom and dad, Kari and Scottie Priddy, goodbye outside Hoffmann Lane Elementary on the first day of the school year. This is just one way that HLES has kept families engaged during this time, and one of the reasons it was ranked as the top elementary school in the San Antonio area by Children at Risk
Boat ramp #5
There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake.
speed limit sign
File image courtesy of Kitsa Daily News.
COVID-19 Update
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only. Testing resumes on Dec. 1.
Madison Crowder
Canyon Lake High School senior Madison Crowder.
Justin Villarreal
Canyon Lake Youth Soccer Club former coach and board member Justin Ray Villarreal was arrested by Harris County constables on July 16 on an open warrant out of Comal County for sexual assault of a juvenile. Image courtesy of Harris County Constable, Precinct 4.
covid-19 cases in comal county
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only. Testing resumes on Dec. 1.
feral cat
File image.
covid-19 update
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only. Testing resumes on Dec. 1.
cowboys for jesus
Facebook image.
covid-19 dashboard
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only.
comal county covid-19 updatre
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only.
Canyon Lake encroachment
Image of encroachment courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Canyon Lake office.
covid-19 dashboard
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only.
comal isd
File image by SBG San Antonio.
Lynn McCord
New Braunfels resident Lynn McCord serves on the city's Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness Council's Education Committee.
commissioners court
Over 75% of all registered voters showed up at the polls in Comal County on Nov. 3, according to election results certified by the county.
covid-19
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only.
comal county covid-19 dashboard
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only.
school psychologist
Comal ISD's LSSP's serve approximately 3,000 special-education students in the district, following them from their initial evaluations to ongoing reevaluations which occur every three years. File image.
electoral college
Image by commons.wikiemedia.org.
Trump Train New Braunfels
Members of the New Braunfels Trump Train turned out to protest election results in downtown New Braunfels before driving up to Austin on Nov. 7. Image courtesy of Comal County Republican Party's Facebook page.
covid-19 coverage
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only.
Rainbow Trout Fishing
Some 20,921 rainbow trout will be stocked at Canyon Tailrace starting on Dec. 4. Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited (GRTU) members Ken and Lauren Sly of Houston caught double-up rainbow and brown trout on the Guadalupe last year.
Dr. Dorothy Overman
Dr. Dorothy Overman, seen here with other medical professionals at Hill Country Medical Associates, said she is resigning as Comal County's health authority.
Plants laundry
Teresa and Dino Taccogna are the new owners of River Road Laundry, now billed as the 'Cutest Little Laundromat in Texas.'
burn ban sign
Facebook image.
covid-19 dashboard
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, by appointment only.
comal county covid-19 dashboard
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only on Tuesdays and Fridays by appointment only.
covid-19 in texas
Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in Comal County and across Texas, County Health Director Dr. Dorothy Overman says. Image by MGN Online.
New Braunfels Trump Train
Members of Trump Train New Braunfels await the arrival of the Alamo Trump Train on Sunday. Facebook image.
covid-19
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is done on Tuesdays and Fridays and you must have an apointment.
Alexis Hettinger
Jason Frank
Trump Train organizers Steve Ceh and Jason Frank (above) say they are unhappy with the way Comal County is headed and are planning "informative conferences" to educate residents and help elect local officials who favor their viewpoints. Facebook image.
covid-19 dashboard
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the county's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment.
covid-19 update
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call the County’s dedicated hotline, 830-221- 1120, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is only done on Tuesday and Friday, and you must have an appointment.
Comal County Election Day Results
Unofficial results for the Nov. 3 General Election were posted to votecomal.com.
coronavirus
Residents wishing to be tested for COVID-19 can call Comal County's dedicated hotline, 830-221-1120 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. Testing is conducted on Tuesdays and Fridays by appointment only.
Trump Train New Braunfels
Trump Train gathering at Creekside Town Center in late August/early September. Image courtesy of Steve Ceh.
Trump Train rally
Texas Sen. Donna Campbell urges Trump Train members to pray for God's help in relecting President Donald Trump. She is one of many Republican elected officials who publicly support the Trump Train. Youtube image from New Braunfels Trump Train video.
polling pads
Image courtesy of Knowink.
San Marcos County Judge Ruben Becerra
Hays County Judge Ruben Becerra. Twitter image.
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