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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.

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Comal County's COVID-19 dashboard for Dec. 3.
TPWD Game Warden
Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
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Boat ramp #5
There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake.
Reelfly fishing adventures
Image by ReelFly Fishing Adventures in Canyon Lake.
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Guadalupe River State Park. Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
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Canyon Lake High School U.S. History students use QFT while observing photographs and documents from World War II on the home front then answer an essential question using paired-text analysis. Twitter image courtesy of CLHS Campus Instructional Coach Lauren Smith.
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Davenport High School students share their perspectives on advanced-placement courses at Davenport High School's advanced-academics night.
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Comal County's COVID-19 dashboard for Wednesday, Dec. 1.
Smithson Valley Rangers Girls Softball Team
Smithson Valley Rangers Girls Softball Team. Twitter image.
Wimberley Community Chorus
The Wimberley Community Chorus will break with years of tradition and take its Christmas concert outside due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Facebook image.
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Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.
CLHS Robotics Team
Canyon Lake High School's robotics team, which is advancing to state, includes (l-r) Regina Suarez, Kevin Mendoza, Gabriel George, Jacob Reed, Byron Plummer and James Garza. Not pictured are Erick Ortiz-Salgado and Kayden Quezada. Image courtesy of Comal ISD.
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Ashley Evans will run against Mike Britt for Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace in the March 2022 Republican primary. From left: Joey Evans, eight-year-old Bailey Evans, Ashley Evans, and six-year-old Westin Evans.
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Sen. Donna Campbell
Emergency room physician Donna Campbell will seek reelection to Texas Senate District 25. Earlier this month she attended the America First Gala as a guest of the America First Policy Institute. The event was hosted by former President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida.
Wildlife Rescue Giving Tuesday 2021
These animals are permanent residents at Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation's Kendalia animal sanctuary.
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Comal County's COVID-19 dashboard for Nov. 29.
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Jen Crownover
Comal County Commissioner Jen Crownover made her candidacy official Wednesday at Republican Party headquarters in New Braunfels.
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Comal County added 65 new COVID-19 cases today, bringing its total to 20,091.
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Image of Canyon Lake Boat Ramp #1 courtesy of Holiday Lodge on Canyon Lake.
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Comal County Pct. 4 Justice of the Peace Jennifer Saunders, third from left, said she will not seek reelection. She shared her experience at Mountain Vallley Elementary's Career Day on May 21, 2019, along with Pct. 4 Constable Shane Rapp, fourth from left, and Pct. 4 Commissioner Jen Crownover, fifth from left. Facebook image.
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Comal County's historic courthouse. File image.
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New Braunfels for Beto, a group of Comal County citizens who have backed Beto O'Rourke through two previous elections, celebrated his announcement that he will run as the Democratic candidate for Texas governor at the Faust Hotel on Wednesday. From left: John Porter, founder of Beto for New Braunfels; Jason Gillett, Comal County Democratic Party deputy chair and Pct. 105 chair; Sheila Pattison; Leigh Brown, Democratic Party Pct. 300 chair; Lynn Silver, Pct. 301 Democratic Party chair; and Joe Lopez, treasurer of the New Braunfels chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens.
Dorthy Overman, MD
Dr. Dorothy Overman served as Comal County’s health authority for over 25 years and became the area’s most trusted source for information about COVID-19. She stepped down in November 2020 due to workload in her family practice, Hill Country Medical Associates, now Christus Trinity Clinic.
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Easton Vinson is the first child in the 5-11 age group to receive a COVID vaccine at Comal County's Public Health Clinic. Image courtesy of Comal County.
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Mountain Valley Middle School Principal Angela Looney.
Davenport Pack Players
Davenport High School's Pack Players rehearse for Rock of Ages, which opens Dec. 2. Twitter image.
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File image courtesy of Comal ISD.
Food Pantry
Comal County's Public Health Community Outreach team was at the Community Resource and Recreation Center of Canyon Lake (CRRC) today to answer questions about COVID-19 and flu vaccines. If you missed them today, stop by Tye Preston Memorial Library, 16311 S. Access Rd., Canyon Lake, beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday. Image courtesy of Comal County.
North Park
Image of North Park courtesy of Recreation.Gov.
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Image courtesy of Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited.
pieper warriors basketball team
Today was game day for Pieper High School's boys' basketball team. Twitter image.
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A spokesperson for the Comal County Sheriff's Office says friends drove a 17-year-old male who was shot in the back during a drug deal gone bad to this emergency room in Bulverde.
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Image by Rob Wilson.