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Landa Park, New Braunfels was chosen as the site for the 1998 State of Texas Arbor Day Celebration.  Associate Director of the Texas Forest Service Tom Boggers stated, “It’s important to select a community that is setting the standard for caring about their community through the care and nur…

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In the wake of the moving and heart-stirring inauguration were planted the seeds of a new level of integration of our disparate and at time desperate parts of our national soul. It stirred a memory in me, of a book I had begun reading some time ago that inspired me then — Rabbi Avishai Marga…

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Call it the “Texit” parable. In this fictional scenario, America’s new civil war begins with the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, creating an abortion-free zone in the Bible Belt and most heartland states.

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The early-to-mid 20th century was a time of great advancement in astronomy, no doubt with the aid of technology.  Behind the scenes struggles stimulated innovative design and technology. Upstairs, the movers and shakers had meltdowns and out-of-body experiences, mostly due to personality and…

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In response to a mailed Christmas card, I recently received in return a sweet letter from 97-year-old, Mary, who had been a dear friend of my late mother when she lived in Ohio.

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The dawn of a new day is an overused caption for many events in life, but I think very appropriate after the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. 

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State Representative Kyle Biedermann, if you are joking about seceding from the UNITED States of America, it is not funny. If this is a political stunt to further your political ambitions then you are just another cynical professional politician who will sacrifice his dignity to maintain power. 

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The $119 annual fee for my Amazon Prime membership is coming up and I am thinking, “Why should I pay Amazon for their Prime membership, when they are trying to stifle free speech and prevent me from hearing from all sides of an issue. Why should I help the monopolistic growth of a company th…

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Q. We have a 2-story house and the cat’s claw vine is growing up the side of the house. I remember you and Jerry Parsons talking about applying Remedy on the Gardening South Texas Radio Show. It looks to me as if I could apply the Remedy directly to the vine and not have it affect anything e…

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Surprisingly and fortunately, several groups in the community are refusing to submit to the pandemic. One of those organizations is the Canyon Lake Art Guild (CLAG). The following is a synopsis written and compiled by Adette Irish, CLAG VP, and provided by Pat Kirkpatrick, CLAG historian and…

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From recognizing community helpers to helping community organizations do even more good, the last seven days have seen New Braunfelsers pushing to make the city better than ever. 

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As I slowly count down the days until summer and continue binge watching Hallmark movies, I am hoping we will soon see light at the end of the COVID tunnel. 

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I recently made a disturbing discovery. Apparently we never burned our 2019 Christmas tree. 

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There are many dangers ahead for that great survivor of American politics, Joe Biden. There is a deadly virus that is rampaging across the land even as it is mutating, economic challenges, a wealth and privilege gap that is widening, potential troubles with Iran, allies wary of America’s com…

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The Jan. 16-17 issue of the Herald-Zeitung quotes Sue Gafford Piner, Comal County Republican chair, asserting that Joe Biden was elected president as a result of massive voter fraud. She also claims that the Jan. 6 “Capitol riot was ‘staged’ by liberals trying to make Trump and his supporter…

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It is time for impeachment. The President has misused his government service to enhance his and his family’s wealth. 

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Recently, calls for Texas to secede have resurfaced, including a bill proposed by our Texas-73 Representative Kyle Biedermann to allow Texans to vote on this issue. A serious look behind the curtain at the consequences of ‘Texit’ reveals the absurdity of such an action.

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