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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.
Volunteers pull hydrilla out of the water near North Park on Oct. 1, National Public Lands Day. Image courtesy of Geoff Mason.
All-star players
Ten Comal ISD athletes have been selected for the 2023 San Antonio Sports All-Star Football Game. Pictured top row from left is Daniel Perez, Xayvion Noland, Brett Harwell and Helijah Johnson; middle row from left is Darion Brown and Shastin Golden; bottom row from left is Carter Traynor, David De Hoyos, TJ Hunt, Jr. and Gavin Woods.
early voting
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Explosive growth is reshaping the look-and-feel of unincorporated Comal County, and there’s little commissioners can do to control “unexpected surprises” like quarries and multi-acre gas stations. This 205-acre tract located at U.S. Route 281 and FM 306 is described on crexi.com as an excellent opportunity for single-family and/or commercial development.
Image courtesy of Historic Oakland Foundation.
kiddie academy
Kiddie Academy in August sponsored a school-supply drive benefiting New Braunfels Foster Closet. Facebook image.
Dam walkers
Take a Sunday drive this weekend at Canyon Lake Dam. Image courtesy of DAM Community Alliance.
Canyon Lake dam. Image courtesy of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (GBRA).
voter registration
League of Women Voters of the Comal Area provided voter information on Aug. 22 at the Smithson Valley High School Employee Convocation.
Image courtesy of the U.S. National Weather Service Austin-San Antonio.
Image of hydrilla courtesy of Wired2fish.com
covid-19 dashboard
Comal County's COVID-19 dashboard will soon be a thing of the past.
CLHS Construction Students
Comal ISD's annual Night of Stars Banquet honors the best of the best teachers and staff, but the talent and flair of Canyon Lake High School students stole the show. Enrolled in career and technical education classes, seven students made 40 boxes for the banquet and a group of others created floral arrangements.
Emily Anderson
Thirty-four-year-old Emily Anderson was a Special-Ed inclusion support teacher at Canyon High School.
Comal County Pct. 4 Commissioner Jen Crownover attends the 100th Annual Conference of County Judges and Commissioners Association in Cedar Park. Image courtesy of Jen Crownover.
comal park
Enjoy Comal Park while you still can! Both Comal and Canyon parks close Oct. 31. Image courtesy of WORD.
Home kits and a drop in the number of new COVID-19 cases are two of the reasons Comal County is removing the COVID dashbord from its Public Health page.
Commissisoners Court
Comal County Commissioners Court. Facebook image.
Vulcan Quarry location
Image courtesy of Stop 3009 Vulcan Quarry.
mario de la rosa
Mario De La Rosa is Comal ISD's new executive director of Safety and Security.
baby in hospital
Baby Julian (not a triplet) was induced three weeks early in August due to low amniotic fluid. His was one of over 120 record-setting births that month at Resolute Hospital. Facebook image.
firefighter patch
Image courtesy of Canyon Lake Fire/EMS.
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2022 Comal County Fair Queen Court
Crowned this year to the 2022 Comal County Fair Queen Court are (l-r) Queen Peyton Wirebaugh, Princess Jacy Welch and Duchess Claire Schaferkoeter.
white-tailed deer
Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
bow hunter
Image courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Children's Advocacy Center of Comal County provides a neutral, child-friendly agency to the community that facilitates a multidisciplinary approach in the prevention, detection, investigation and treatment of child abuse.
texas fishing league
Canyon Lake might be a bit crowded Saturday with two different organizations hosting all-day fishing competitions. Image courtesy of Texas Fishing League.
Sharlene Leurig
Image courtesy of Texas Water Trade.
big give
The CRRC of Canyon Lake is one of many area charities and nonprofits trying to raise money during #BigGive2022 San Antonio.
Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD Supt. John Chapman at a 'Wednesday Walk' event at Bush Middle School on Sept. 7.
thrift shop
The Crisis Center of Comal County counts on its Comal Thrift Shoppe to provide critical services to women and children impacted by domestic and sexual-assault violence. Community Relations Manager Paula Bouloubasis, left, decorated the shop with the help of a now-defunct upscale Gruene boutique that donated a $3,000 chandelier. Bill Courtenay, right,a court advocate, volunteers at the store on a regular basis
covid-19 lateest
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Freedom Walk
An honor guard walks across Canyon Lake Dam during Freedom Walk 2021.
Democrat billboard
Canyon Lake Democrats hope this sign on FM 2673 near the Canyon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will give some Republicans a few reasons to vote blue.
water tank
Image courtesy of SJWTX.
canyon lake broadcasting
Image courtesy of Canyon Lake Broadcasting.
solomon's porch
This sign will be removed from the front of Hidden Valley Sports Park, which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) leases to Comal County.