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The birth of Red Dirt music

The city of New Braunfels has a vibrant music scene that consists of many parts. Over the past few months, I have chronicled the purchase of Gruene Hall, KNBT-FM switching to the Americana format and the rise of Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett. This month I want to talk about the Red Dirt m…

Non-social media

Look at one of Jeff Moore’s photographs and you can almost hear the wind blowing across the vast, colorful terrain. Perhaps you feel the heavy dampness of the approaching storm or the searing sunlight in the desert dunes. Maybe you imagine exploring the river that winds into the distance.


Happy Father’s Day...

The night that I met my husband (24 years ago), I wasn’t thinking about what kind of father he would eventually be, nor did I take into consideration if he was the type of person I’d want to shelter-in-place with for months during a global pandemic, and yet, here we are.

Helping hands

In the time of the unprecedented, New Braunfels Community Emergency Response Team program director Lisa Rubey, who joined the program in 2013, calls her team of leaders and volunteers from the frontlines for some overdue recognition.