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As a resident living on Lake Dunlap for more than 22 years and having attended some of the meetings regarding the rebuilding of the Lake Dunlap dam, I believe the Guadalupe Blanco River Authority is correct in their concerns over safety of the remaining four dams/lakes along the Guadalupe Ri…

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I’m curious about Mike Schneider’s, Associated Press reporter, purpose in his article, “Census figures show economic gap narrows with citizenship.”

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While everyone talks about efficient government and fair taxes, achieving this requires everyone’s effort.

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I met with State Senator Donna Campbell’s Chief of Staff, Mr. Jon Oliver, in May of 2018 to discuss potential ways to reduce gun violence in Texas. At the meeting in Senator Campbell’s capitol office we specifically discussed passing a state law that mandates private gun sales in Texas under…

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“Bigotry and intolerance, silenced by argument, endeavors to silence by persecution, in old days by fire and sword, in modern days by tongue.” 

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In response to a letter to the editor Aug. 30 (“A question on racism”), I do not think it is accurate or helpful to describe any person as an “-ist” (racist, socialist, etc) based on who they support and vote for in an election in the US.

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We got a parking ticket. How does a person pay for parking if they have no phone? Why is parking $30? We won’t be back... we will find some other place to go next year.

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After reading Sandi Root’s evaluation of Democratic proposals, I had to take a step back and wonder if she has even seen any of the ideas and plans the Democratic candidates are supporting. She did not mention any of the candidates by name or their plans. The idea that the Democratic Party i…

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The recent guest column by Mr. Don Volz attacks Sandi Root’s generic suggestions, misrepresenting Democrat policy positions. He also uses the “socialism” scare word tactic seemingly adopted by Republicans and our President to demonize Democrats.

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I found Marta Roberts letter disgusting. I’ve shopped at H-E-B and Wal-Mart the 20 years I’ve been in New Braunfels and have never found the workers anything but polite and friendly. 

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Sept. 1 marked 80 years since Hitler invaded Poland and started World War II. Three years later, he launched the Holocaust that murdered 6 million European Jews.

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President Trump, after a phone call with the NRA CEO Wayne Lapierre, is now waffling on his support of closing the background check loopholes. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been sitting on the Bipartisan Background Checks bill he received from the House six months ago in Februar…

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Sandi Root, a guest columnist, puts forth Democratic proposals that according to her, are not Socialist nor impossible/ pie-in-the-sky proposals. 

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This shooting in El Paso and then 12 hours another shooting in Ohio. Different motives but different coverage from the AP and network news. 

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The city in the recent bond package essentially funded a Vietnam Memorial park for New Braunfels. There is already a design for the statue/memorial funded by private contributions it just needed a place to be. 

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I want to express my heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you kind and compassionate people and to the NB Herald-Zeitung for contributing to the “Pack The House” event on Aug. 6, at Westpointe Chick-fil-A! Thank you Hal Leedy, Ryan, Amy and Logan! May God bless you all and then some! I …