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Revel in the retromania of a comic con and 10 more things to do in New Braunfels this January and February

The following are just some of the events coming up for the rest of January and in February in New Braunfels. Jan. 18 | Get motivated Tarpon Blue Real Estate and Insurance is hosting a Better Than Yesterday motivational workshop with guest speaker Clint Rutledge at the New Braunfels convention center.

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Revel in the retromania of a comic con and 10 more things to do in New Braunfels this January and February

New Braunfels, area lawmakers keep busy during first week of Texas Legislature

Isaac files bill to reduce property taxes by redirecting surplus funds Rep. Carrie Isaac filed her first-ever bill and Sen. Donna Campbell promised to advocate for conservative issues in the first week of the 88th Texas Legislature. The Texas House of Representatives and state Senate convened in Austin on Jan. 10 for the 140-day session.

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New Braunfels, area lawmakers keep busy during first week of Texas Legislature

HONORING THE DREAM: New Braunfels MLK Association holds 8th annual march

People from all walks of life gathered together to celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., who preached tolerance and equality during a time of great oppression, with Monday’s annual MLK march. Hosted by the New Braunfels MLK Association, the march held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day aimed to continue to spread the message and remember the contributions of one of the most influential civil rights leaders in history.

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HONORING THE DREAM: New Braunfels MLK Association holds 8th annual march

Reminiscing at the O’Quinn Old Settlers Reunion

Part I of II Charles P. Luck grew up at O’Quinn in the 1870s and 80s. In September 1941, he spoke about the early days in O’Quinn for an “Old Settlers Reunion” held there. Luckily for us, his talk was reprinted in its entirety in the November 12, 1942 issue of The La Grange Journal.

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Reminiscing at the O’Quinn Old Settlers Reunion

SOPHIENBURG: 1881 aerial map showed off the best of New Braunfels

The “Bird’s Eye View of New Braunfels,” created by Augustus Koch in 1881, is so much more than just an etching of the city’s early days. An aerial view of the city lying nestled between the rise of the Balcones Escarpment and the black dirt farmlands, it is almost photographic in its detailed rendering of buildings and streets.

herald-zeitung.com ,  13 days ago 5
SOPHIENBURG: 1881 aerial map showed off the best of New Braunfels

Nell Rose Daum Weir

Nell Rose Daum Weir went home to be with her Lord on Friday, November 25, 2022. She was born to Erna Vogel and Edgar Daum on January 23, 1929, in New Braunfels, Texas. She was a third-generation descendant of Christian Ludwig Louis Vogel, her great grandfather, who was a founding father of New Braunfels and First Protestant Church, and her other great grandfather Johann Daum, who was the founding father of Saint Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church.

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Nell Rose Daum Weir

New Braunfels teen missing for a week, police say

SAN ANTONIO — New Braunfels authorities continue looking for a teen who has been missing for a week. Officials with the New Braunfels Police Department say Alyssa Lerma, 16, was last seen leaving her Avery Park neighborhood home on the morning of Jan. 6. She was with her dog which has since been reunited with family, but Alyssa remains missing.

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New Braunfels teen missing for a week, police say

New Braunfels Housing Authority coping with inflation as it looks to aid even more locals

During the Monday, Jan. 9 city council meeting, New Braunfels Housing Authority Executive Director Henry Alvarez gave an update on the organization. The Housing Authority has two public housing programs at Laurel Plaza and Villa Serena; the two locations have a combined total of 170 family units.

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New Braunfels Housing Authority coping with inflation as it looks to aid even more locals

NBPD: New Braunfels High School lockdown is being lifted

A lockdown at New Braunfels High School was in the process of being lifted just before 4:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon, officials said. There was no threat to the campus, said David Ferguson, a spokesperson for the New Braunfels Police Department. An alarm was triggered at the school at about 3:00 p.m., and officers arrived to search the campus.

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NBPD: New Braunfels High School lockdown is being lifted

Rooftop bar expansion now open at Pour Haus in New Braunfels

The Pour Haus Patio Bar, located at 386 W. San Antonio St., New Braunfels, has expanded to include a rooftop bar with patio seating. The business opened the new rooftop area with a bar and seating to guests during New Year's Eve celebrations. The rooftop bar can accommodate around 100 in occupancy and has heaters, and business owners plan to add covered shades in the future.

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Rooftop bar expansion now open at Pour Haus in New Braunfels

New Braunfels City University now accepting applications

Applications have opened for the 2023 class of New Braunfels City University, a free program that gives citizens a firsthand look at the inner workings of the city government. City University is designed to give participants a greater understanding of essential services, programs and initiatives provided by the city.

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New Braunfels City University now accepting applications

KING: Eagerness toward community brings great joy

“People are happy, I’ve discovered, to join in when they see something that they know, in the depths of their souls, is going to make a difference.” – Cecil Eager Cecil Eager, the catalyst and founder of New Braunfels Community Foundation, was honored with a namesake philanthropy award, The Cecil Eager Philanthropist of the Year of the Award, “The Eager,” during the community foundation’s year-end social on Dec. 13 at McKenna Events Center.

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KING: Eagerness toward community brings great joy

A New Braunfels day trip

Our first day trip of 2023 was to New Braunfels in Central Texas, between Austin and San Antonio. The town was established in 1845 by a German Prince who named it after Braunfels, his German hometown. The Texas town holds a German-style Wurstfest (sausage festival) every November and draws summer tourists to the cold-spring rivers for water tubing.

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A New Braunfels day trip

16-year-old missing in New Braunfels: Police

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - The New Braunfels Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing 16-year-old. Alyssa Lerma, who may also go by Alyssa Flores, left her home in Avery Park in southeast New Braunfels with her dog on Jan. 6.

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16-year-old missing in New Braunfels: Police

Police seeking info on missing New Braunfels 16-year-old girl

New Braunfels police are seeking information on a 16-year-old girl who was last seen at her Avery Park home on Jan. 6. Alyssa Lerma, who may also go by Alyssa Flores, left with her dog on Friday. The dog has been found, but Alyssa is still missing, according to NBPD.

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Police seeking info on missing New Braunfels 16-year-old girl

16-year-old missing in New Braunfels: Police

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - The New Braunfels Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding a missing 16-year-old. Alyssa Lerma, who may also go by Alyssa Flores, left her home in Avery Park in southeast New Braunfels with her dog on Jan. 6.

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16-year-old missing in New Braunfels: Police

ATM technician assaulted, robbed at New Braunfels credit union, police say

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - The New Braunfels Police Department is investigating an assault and robbery of an ATM technician earlier this year, and is asking for tips from the public. Around noon on Jan. 2, a maroon Dodge Charger approached the technician working on a machine at the Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union in the 1800 block of SH 46 West.

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ATM technician assaulted, robbed at New Braunfels credit union, police say

Seguin Matadors on KWED Friday Night as Part of Area High School Basketball Slate

(Seguin) — After picking up their first District 26-5A victory this season with a win at New Braunfels Canyon on Tuesday, the Seguin Matador boys basketball team will be back home at Goldie Harris Gym on Friday the 13th to take on Boerne Champion in a district tilt.

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Seguin Matadors on KWED Friday Night as Part of Area High School Basketball Slate

MARTIN: New Braunfels House Concerts are back, Malpass Brothers make local debut

Anytime a band loses a key member, it can have a huge impact on the chemistry and sound of the group if they chose to carry on. Some of the biggest bands in the history of music have continued to tour and record after replacing a key member.

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MARTIN: New Braunfels House Concerts are back, Malpass Brothers make local debut

New Braunfels MLK Association’s 7th Annual March Honors Work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

File image. New Braunfels MLK Association’s 2023 Annual MLK March and Ceremony starts at 10 a.m. Monday at Prince Solms Park in New Braunfels, heads downtown to the Main Plaza and ends at the New Braunfels Civic Convention Center. A ceremony is planned, along with musical celebrations.

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New Braunfels MLK Association’s 7th Annual March Honors Work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Unicorns suffer first district loss to Judson

New Braunfels girls basketball suffered its first loss in district play Tuesday night to Judson in a 53-25 blowout. Despite having solid moments on the defensive side of the floor, the Unicorns (14-13 overall, 1-1 in district) ultimately gave up too many offensive rebounds that led to second-chance opportunities.

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Unicorns suffer first district loss to Judson

Documentary highlights New Braunfels nonprofit’s work to prevent cervical cancer

Melissa Miskell calls New Braunfels home. But she thinks constantly of her patients in rural Kenyan villages and bustling Indian cities. The new “Beyond Rusinga” documentary highlights the local doctor and her team in their worldwide efforts to prevent cervical cancer. “I do this work because I love it,” Miskell said.

herald-zeitung.com ,  16 days ago 0
Documentary highlights New Braunfels nonprofit’s work to prevent cervical cancer

New Braunfels ISD weighs options before choosing 2023-24 school calendar

New Braunfels ISD once again turned to the community to make another important decision — the district calendar. When confronted with the opportunity to build the 2023-2024 district calendar, parents along with faculty and staff expressed the need for two full weeks of winter vacation and an earlier start date.

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New Braunfels ISD weighs options before choosing 2023-24 school calendar

Masonic Lodge in New Braunfels to host charity appraisal fair

New Braunfels residents are cleaning out their homes in search of hidden treasures to be appraised by experts in hopes some may be worth a pretty penny or two. The Masonic Lodge is hosting an antique and appraisal fair where those wanting to know what their antiques and collectibles are worth can be appraised for a small fee with proceeds benefiting a good cause.

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Masonic Lodge in New Braunfels to host charity appraisal fair

Noem continues to push food tax cut in State of the State speech | Jan 11

See the audio attached above to listen to the full news update/podcast. Each day, SDPB brings you statewide news coverage. We then compile those stories into a daily podcast. Subscribe on Apple or . On today's update... State Democrats are hopeful they can help pass one of their major policy priorities this session—cutting the state sales tax on food.

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Noem continues to push food tax cut in State of the State speech | Jan 11

The Pour Haus celebrates 10 years of business in New Braunfels

The Pour Haus Patio Bar, located at 386 W. San Antonio St., celebrated its 10-year anniversary in the New Braunfels business community on Dec. 15. The Pour Haus has an indoor and outdoor bar featuring live music, craft beer and cocktails. The anniversary celebration included musical performances from multiple artists and complementary street tacos.

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The Pour Haus celebrates 10 years of business in New Braunfels

When is big too big?

areinhardt@pickensprogress.com There he was. Peering at me from across the restaurant waiting room in his buck-toothed, Barney-Fife wonderment. At the center of a man’s shirt was the red-capped, chubby-cheeked beaver, Buc-ee’s beloved mascot. My mind was sucked into the shirt’s swirly tie dye pattern like Beaver Nuggets down a black hole, back to my first visit to the place I’ll loosely call a gas station and less loosely call hell on earth.

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When is big too big?

Lederhosen Junkies

The 2020 Big Squeeze Polka State Champion, Isaak Klaus was born with a pretzel in one hand and a sausage-on-a-stick in the other. His love for polka music began from listening to his dad's collection of polka CD's and from watching all of the awesome bands at Wurstfest.

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Lederhosen Junkies

Mobile Mercado bringing free food on Friday to Seguin Public Library

(Seguin) — The Seguin Public Library regularly fills up your head with books, periodicals and other resources that they offer for free as part of their collection. It’s still doing that in 2023, but this week, it’s also going to help fill-up your belly a little bit.

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Mobile Mercado bringing free food on Friday to Seguin Public Library