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Portrait of an artist

In the age of the selfie, when it’s possible to reconstruct a lifetime from the Cloud, the painted portrait seems an anachronism, a relic of the past reserved for corporate boardrooms, government corridors, halls of academia and mansion walls.

Eagle’s eye view

When it comes to the aquatic needs of the community, New Braunfels High School junior and Eagle Scout Hayden Sailors is the one for the job. At 16, Sailors is the youngest Hometown Hero so far, but it seems that his good work in the community has a steady trajectory into the future. This pat…

Amped up

For the past several months I have revealed the many reasons that New Braunfels has such a thriving music scene. It all started back in the ’70s with the legendary old dancehalls that were joined in later years by other area venues that opened and featured live music. But one thing was still…


From NB with love

There aren’t many people who can say their voice has been broadcast to 60 countries, but Analisa “Kiki” Culpepper, who turned 18 this summer, has that bullet point on her list of accomplishments.

Berries, spice and everything nice

August is a very important month for many of us New Braunfelsers. A month of cramming in those final trips of the summer, getting the kiddos ready for another great year at school, and most importantly, drinkin’ wine and chillin’! However, some of us have seen our vacations morph into stayca…