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Just when we thought things couldn’t get any worse in our country, it did. Makes me believe the two astronauts that blasted off from Florida on Saturday had the right idea. The tranquility of space would be a welcome change from the loud chaos we are experiencing here on Earth. 

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A couple years ago, I found it difficult to find words to share with you. Words have always been my solace in life. When I was a skinny, nerdy kid, the one who had trouble making friends, I had words. I could stitch them together into a blanket, I could use them to walk across vast chasms, I…

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It was an exciting time in New Braunfels, Comal County filled with activity to have all in readiness for the 1986 Texas Sesquicentennial. Preparation continued for the Living Memorial in Landa Park.  The funds were raised and designs completed.  Parks and Recreation Director David Whatley an…

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There is a super massive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy, a cool 25,000 light years away. I like to keep a good distance, don’t want to experience that intense amount of gravity. Get too close, past the event horizon and you’re gone, maybe out of the universe? No one knows. …

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Q. I sent you a photo of my Celebrity tomato plants. The leaves were curled and the stems black. Is it some kind of disease? Should I replace all the soil?

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The cast and crew of New Braunfels High School One Act Play won at Zone contest on Feb. 29 with their performance of “Tribes” by Nina Raine. Cheyenne Welch won Best Performer, Sam Smith and Hunter Ford won All-Star Cast and Jane Briggs won All-Star Tech. The production was directed by Jenny …

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The following children were born at Resolute Health Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas:

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In an effort to further support local communities, GVTC and The GVTC Foundation are awarding $150,000 in scholarships in 2020 to area students pursuing higher education. Three students from Boerne ISD and one student from Comal ISD are the recipients of The GVTC Foundation’s 2020 Scholarships.

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Change. Adaptation. Evolution. There’s no doubt about it, things are different now. But the staff at Tye Preston Memorial Library isn’t letting that keep them from planning a full and robust Summer Reading Program.

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Now that Memorial Day has come and gone, it brought some glimmer of hope for our local live music scene. 

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I get that sibling rivalry is as old as the first two brothers in the Bible, but I’m never quite ready to accept it when it shows up in my house. I have a “thing,” as one mom told me, about conflict among family members, so I tend to shut it down pretty quickly. Maybe it’s the wrong approach…

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I know how old I am.  Got a birth certificate. 

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Due to continued concerns over the oronavirus and restrictions set forth as a result, QuiltFest 2020 scheduled for July 24-25 at the New Braunfels Civic Center,  has been canceled. The restrictions, unfortunately, will hamper the New Braunfels Area Quilt Guild’s ability to achieve a successf…

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“Our poor seniors have taken it on the chin…the least we can do is to try to make their graduation as special as possible.” 

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Q. We observed an area in our St. Augustine lawn about 8 inches across that was covered with a bright yellow slime. It does not appear to have injured the grass yet. What is it and what should we do to protect the grass?

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If you kept your tomatoes irrigated and fertilized, you should be harvesting both cherry and full-sized fruit. Peppers, okra, eggplant, cucumbers, tatuma and watermelons should also produce this month. 

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The following children were born at Resolute Health Hospital in New Braunfels, Texas:

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