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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.

burn ban
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Boat ramp #5
There are 23 boat ramps located around Canyon Lake.
sunning lizard
A lizard suns himself on the shores of Canyon Lake.
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Reelfly fishing adventures
Image by ReelFly Fishing Adventures in Canyon Lake.
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boat ramp 7
Boat ramp #7. Facebook image.
Family Place Libraries National Coordinator Kathleen Deerr, left, designates Tye Preston Memorial Library (TPML) a Family Place Library. Library Director Natalie Shults, center, and Youth Services Librarian Betsey Leitko at a Thursday meeting.
canyon dam
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Devon Hooper
Devon Hooper. Image courtesy of Comal County Jail.
Bently Paiz
Bently Paiz, far right, at a Sept. 27 campaign fundraiser with former Texas Sen. Wendy Davis, left, and Claudia Zapata, who lost the race for Texas 21 House District in November.
courthouse interior
Comal County commissioners meet in the county's historic courthouse in downtown New Braunfels. File image.
night sky
Disappearing "dark skies," air-and-water pollution and other issues which threaten the quality of life in unincorporated Comal County will be discussed Wednesday. Image courtesy of Hill Country Alliance.
Dog rescue
TRAPPRS President Amy Lewis says there's a good chance you can find a missing dog if you can think like a terrified dog.
burn ban
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Crownover victory
Comal County Pct. 4 Commissioner Jen Crownover and grandson 'Beano' celebrate victory in Tuesday's elections.
trout stocking near canyon dam
Trout stocking in the Canyon Tailrace resumes in December. Facebook image.
Student athletes
Two student-athletes from Canyon Lake High School signed National Letters of intent Wednesday to play the sport of their choice at the collegiate level: Alencia Lentz and Griffen Williams.
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drought map
KBDI drought map for Nov. 8. Image courtesy of Texas A&M AgriLife.
A red marker indicates the location of the lot to be replatted Thursday.
electiond day calendar
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Veterans Day
Friday is Veterans Day. File image.
walker and runners
Image courtesy of WOW Gym.
dr john chapman
Comal ISD's new Supt. Dr. John Chapman (center, wearing a blue jacket) met with Comal ISD staff and parents and guardians at a feeder-pattern meeting at Smithson Valley High School last week. Twitter image.
comal county courthouse
Comal County's historic courthouse in downtown New Braunfels. File image.
Cast your bid at a silent auction of charity wreaths. Parishioners at St. Francis by the Lake Episcopal Church created this wreath to benefit the Manos De Dios Honduras Mission.
Jerry Sargent photo
'Window on a Canyon Lake Sunset' by Jerry Sargent Photography.
Early voting
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Overlook Park
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devil's backbone tavern
Facebook image courtesy of David Yarrow Photography.
Anyone who sees Biggie, believed to be lost somewhere around The Summit, is asked to call 830-401-9984. Image courtesy of Amber Stubbs-Aydell.
House of CBD new fall and winter hours
voting booth
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Deer eating corn
Don't do this! 'Deer corn' kills. Shutterstock image by Barbara MacDonald.
Marc Jamison
Fifty-eight-year-old Spring Branch resident Marc Jamison remains in Comal County Jail tonight, charged with sex trafficking a second juvenile victim.
yoga in gorge
Enjoy yoga and a hike in Canyon Lake's famed gorge. Image courtesy of Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA), which manages the gorge.
poll watcher program
Texas Secretary of State John Scott unveiled a new training program for poll watchers in September.
Breast cancer mom
Kaitlin Tanke, a 33-year-old mother of two small children, urges women to let their doctors know about any concerns with breast health. Oct. 21 is National Mammography Day.
Heritage Muserum of the Texas Hill Country will provide all the tools kids need to carve jack o lanterns for Halloween. No extra charge for the dinosaur prints. Facebook image courtesy of the museum.
Firefighters with Canyon Lake Fire/EMS complete live fire and forcible-entry training at Station 51 in Canyon Lake earlier this month. Facebook image.
Canyon Lake Lions were all smiles at a vision screening at Johnson Elementary School Oct. 11.
Aerial view of Guadalupe Trail
Aerial view of Guadalulpe Trail area and parking lots affected by construction closures. Image courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.