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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.

Deane with cake
Volunteers and staff at Tye Preston Memorial Library helped Roxanna Deane celebrate 50 years as a librarian with a very literary cake. Librarians rock!
Darin Zumwalt
Darin Zumwalt, executive director of CRRC of Canyon Lake, says construction is now underway for the charity's new building. (Article by CRRC Staff)
Luke Metzger
Luke Metzger, executive director of Environment Texas, outlines key points in the group's latest report, "Swim at Your Own Risk," at a press conference in San Antonio.
Hawks Broadcasting
It's Hawks v.Cuero tonight at 5 p.m.
hunger month
CRRC of Canyon Lake urgently needs help restocking its food pantry.
booster club officers
Canyon Lake Athletic Booster Club's officers return to the 2018-19 fundraising field to help coaches and students pay for meals and other items not included in athletic budgets. Image courtesy of mjrphotog.com.
Anthony Winn
Anthony Winn is director of Canyon Lake's new mental health center at Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church.
Loretta Schulz
Canyon Lake resident Loretta Schulz won a first-place ribbon for her hand-embroidered Tree of Life: Heritage Quilt at Quilt Fest 2018 in New Braunfels last month.
videocam hummingbird
Video courtesy of Jay Lewis, Canyon Lake
Lorenzo Lopez Shening
Cuban artist Lorenzo Lopez Shening leans towards the literary, describing his ability to create massive interactive artworks from junk as writing poems from the heart.
Water supply project
GBRA receives state assistance for a mid-basin water supply project.
Canyon Dam Alliance
Comal County Commissioner Pct. 4 Judge Crownover says good things are on the horizon for Canyon Lake's dam road.
Kiss Mommy Goodbye
As August approaches, so does the rite-of-passage for small children.
Jason York
When he ran for trustee several years ago, York campaigned heavily against Robin Hood, the nickname for Texas' school finance program, which critics say forces wealthier and rapidly growing school districts like Comal ISD to fund poorer ones.
Lindheimer Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists
map of seal-coating
Sharon Willingham
Sharon Willingham
Bird cam
Check out the birds who are checking out the new seed cylinder right in front of Tye Preston Memorial Library's new bird cam.
videocam Gorge lagoon
Justin Moore, YouTube.com
CLWSC water treatment
CLWSC is implementing Stage 2 drought restrictions. Image: This Canyon Lake Shores Surface Water Treatment Plant features two ClariCone® clarifiers, each with the capacity to treat three million gallons of water a day. Within this primary treatment phase, the water is pre-chlorinated to help manage organic matter in the water and a coagulant is utilized to allow solid particles to cling to one another and sink to the bottom.
Andrew Kim
drought landscape
Dorothy Carroll
Tamarack Shores resident Dorothy Carroll says loose dogs roaming her neighborhood make it impossible for her to walk Maggie anywhere other than her front yard. She wants Comal County Sheriff's Office Animal Control to do more.
teacher substitutes
Comal ISD Board of Trustees passed a resolution requesting a contested-case hearing about Vulcan Quarry and, recognized outstanding Campus Substitutes of the Year at their Tuesday meeting.
Volunteers with Operation Float a Soldier.
coffee shop staff
CACCC bedroom makeover
biker blessing
lakefront property
Vulcan resolution
love hill country
Stop Vulcan Quarry 3009's Sabrina Houser Amaya, second from left, and League of Women Voters-Comal Area's Jensie Madden, in pink shirt, answer questions at June 5's public forum on "Local Options for Hill Country Counties."
Bulverde logo
The self-described Front Porch of the Texas Hill Country isn't going to let Vulcan Quarry move in without a fight.
Lazy Guadalupe
You can still go tubing, but there might be places where you have to walk. Contact area outfitters to check on conditions before heading out.
1st Place Chuck Ware and Ross Wright
Macallister dam