Posted on: August 26, 2016

Soul Searching, Night Ramblings in the Comal Cemetery Tickets on Sale September 1st

The New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Department and the New Braunfels Cemetery Committee proudly present the 6th annual Soul Searching… Night Ramblings in the Comal Cemetery program on Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th.

The cemetery tour is a unique, educational and entertaining family event. Participants visit selected graves to hear firsthand narratives of those at rest. Glimpses of early customs, attitudes, and culture provide insights into New Braunfels’ past.

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Free Vocational ESL/Certified Nursing Assistant Classes Offered

The Westside Community Center (WAC) will be partnering with Alamo Colleges this fall to offer no-cost Healthcare/Vocational English as a Second Language classes. Students that are interested in ESL classes with a focus on becoming a Certified Nurses Aid

(CNA), are encouraged to attend one of the following orientation and registration dates:
• Tuesday, the 6th of September from 9:00 a.m.-noon• Thursday, the 8th of September from 9:00 a.m.-noon

“The City of New Braunfels Westside Community Center a...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

City’s FY 2016-17 Proposed Budget/Plan of Municipal Services

The City of New Braunfels fiscal year begins October 1st. In the spring, the City begins the annual budget preparation process that culminates with the adoption of a final budget by City Council in mid-September.

On Monday, August 15th at 4:00 p.m., the City Manager will present the City of New Braunfels FY 2016-17 Proposed Budget and Plan of Municipal Services to City Council. This presentation will take place in Council Chambers in the Municipal Building at 424...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2016

Adult Coloring Therapy at the Library

The Library is offering adult coloring therapy sessions on the first Thursday of each month from 9:30 -11:00 a.m. On the second and fourth Mondays of each month, the library will also be hosting evening coloring therapy sessions from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

“Studies have shown that coloring helps adults relieve stress and helps with the brain’s ability to focus,” said Adult Services Librarian Toni Davenport. “In addition, coloring provides a time to explore the artistic side of oneself through a familiar fo...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

Mosquito Control Urged

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With the recent heavy rains, the City is urging citizens to continue efforts to help control mosquitoes in our area. “There are important things you can do as individuals to reduce the risk of exposure to Zika virus or West Nile virus, the most important

being to eliminate mosquito-breeding areas in your environment and limit your exposure to feeding mosquitoes,” said Environmental Services Manager Bryan Ruiz.

Here are some simple suggestions:
• Empty out containers that hold water around your hom...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Comprehensive Plan - Would you like to participate on one of the Comprehensive Plan advisory groups?

A comprehensive plan is a community’s road map for the future. It is an all-encompassing, community-driven vision document that provides long-range policy guidance for land use, transportation, economic development, housing, public facilities,

intergovernmental agreements, natural and cultural resources, and more. It serves as a guide for elected and appointed officials by providing the framework for evaluating proposals and developing strategies.

The New Braunfels Comprehensive Plan was ad...Read on...

Application & Advisory Group Descriptions...
Posted on: August 23, 2016

City Receives Highest ISO Rating

The City of New Braunfels has received a Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating of 1/1Y from Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO), which is an improvement from the previous rating of 2. Having been approved by the Texas Department of Insurance

State Fire Marshal’s Office, New Braunfels became only the 37th of 2,671 communities in Texas and the 204th of 48,855 communities in the United States to earn a Class 1 ISO rating.

ISO is an advisory organization that collects and evaluates information...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

Mayors Place Their Bets for Guadalupe River Bowl 2016

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No rivalry in sports quite compares to the rivalry of New Braunfels and Seguin high schools — which has run since 1923.

The two teams will take the field at the New Braunfels High School Unicorn Stadium on Friday, September 2nd, at 7:30 p.m., and much more than a football game is on the line – it’s the 2016 Guadalupe River Bowl!

The Seguin/ New Braunfels feud has been c...Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Katy Street Improvements Project Slated

The City of New Braunfels has announced that construction will begin on Katy Street, from Grape Avenue to Lone Star Avenue, on Monday, August 15th. The scope of work includes improving curbs, gutters and drainage along with the repaving of the street.

The work is expected to take approximately a month and a half to complete, weather and other factors permitting. This project is part of the City’s annual street maintenance plan.

For additional information, contact John Cox, Street and Drainage Manage...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Comal River Old Channel Bank Stabilization Project

It has been a few years in the making, but the Comal River Old Channel bank stabilization project, planned for downstream of Landa Lake in New Braunfels, began May 2nd. The primary work area is located on the riverbank adjacent to the Landa Park Golf

Course Club House and the entrance to that parking lot. The project is scheduled to be completed by the end of this summer.

The project, a partnership between the City of New Braunfels and the Edwards Aquifer Habitat Conservation Plan (EAHCP), was des...Read on...


Posted on: August 11, 2016

Update: Shooting

The investigation into the shooting of a 33-year old man on 8-10-16 in the 600 block of Cherokee Boulevard is ongoing...

UPDATE: The investigation into the shooting of a 33-year old man on 8-10-16 in the 600 block of Cherokee Boulevard is ongoing. The case remains an open and active investigation as NBPD detectives continue to collect evidence and interview those involved...Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Aggravated Robbery Arrests

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 11:50pm, four armed men entered the Timeless Ink tattoo parlor located in the 500 block of I-35 South in New Braunfels.

On May 10, 2016, at approximately 11:50pm, four armed men entered the Timeless Ink tattoo parlor located in the 500 block of I-35 South in New Braunfels. Once inside, the men held three people at gunpoint (a 33-year old male employee, a 32-year old femal...More...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Aggravated Robbery

On August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Garden Inn of New Braunfels hotel...

On August 1, 2016, at approximately 9:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the Garden Inn of New Braunfels hotel in the 1000 block of Business I-35 North for reports of a stabbing. Officers arrived and found two victims, a 19-year old ...More...

Posted on: July 28, 2016

Fatality Accident

On today’s date (7/28/16), at approximately 9:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of I-35 North on the northbound frontage road.

On today’s date, at approximately 9:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department responded to the 4200 block of I-35 North on the northbound frontage road.

Officers and paramedics arrived on scene to find that a For...More...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Major Accident

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On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident.

On today’s date (07/21/16), at approximately 12:35pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 100 block of I-35 South (in the northbound main lanes) for reports of a multiple vehicle accident.

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Two Arrests Following Single Vehicle Accident

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On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries.

On July 20, 2016, at approximately 7:10pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the 1200 block of East Common Street for reports of a single vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported that a vehicl...More...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Drowning

On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning.

On today’s date (7/20/16), at approximately 4:45pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the Guadalupe River in the area of the 1100 block of Gruene Road for reports of a drowning.

A 17-year old male ...More...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

On today’s date, at approximately 8:45am, the New Braunfels Police Department and the New Braunfels Fire Department were called to the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Landa Street for a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident.

First responders arrived to fin...More...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Emilio Navaira Case Closed – Death Due to Natural Causes

The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed.

The investigation into the death of 53-year old Tejano and Country musician Emilio Navaira is complete and the case is now closed.

On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, Navaira was found unconscious and not breathing by family members at his New ...More...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

Update: Fatality Accident

Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels.

Update: Next of kin has been notified following the death of a motorcyclist on Tuesday along I-35 in New Braunfels. The victim has been identified as 68-year old Jerry Jackson of Austin. After further investigation, it is believed Jackson was wearing w...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Fatality Accident

On today’s date, at approximately 11:20am, a minor accident occurred in the 900 block of I-35 South (in the southbound main lanes)

On today’s date, at approximately 11:20am, a minor accident occurred in the 900 block of I-35 South (in the southbound main lanes) involving a white pickup truck and a maroon New Braunfels Fire Department (Fire Marshal) SUV. Those two vehicles pulled ove...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Disorderly Conduct (Discharge of Firearm)

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On July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by eyewitnesses that during the fireworks display over Landa Park a man had displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

On July 4, 2016, at approximately 9:30pm, officers with the New Braunfels Police Department were notified by eyewitnesses that during the fireworks display over Landa Park a man had displayed a handgun and fired multiple shots into the air.

Officers qu...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Accidental Drowning

n July 4, 2016, at approximately 5:20pm, New Braunfels Police officers were called to the banks of the Comal River for reports of a missing person.

On July 4, 2016, at approximately 5:20pm, New Braunfels Police officers were called to the banks of the Comal River for reports of a missing person. Family members reported that a member of their group had last been seen going under the water in the area ...More...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

Update: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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The identities of the two people arrested following the shots fired call at Prince Solms Park on 7/4/16 at approximately 1:30am have been released.

The identities of the two people arrested following the shots fired call at Prince Solms Park on 7/4/16 at approximately 1:30am have been released. 24-year old Jesus Ricardo Gallegos of San Antonio and 26-year old Sarah Ann Garzes of San Antonio were each...More...

Posted on: July 4, 2016

Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon

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On this date (07/04/16),, at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to Prince Solms Park (in the 100 block of Liebscher Drive) for reports of multiple shots fired.

New Braunfels, Texas — On this date, at approximately 1:30am, the New Braunfels Police Department was dispatched to Prince Solms Park (in the 100 block of Liebscher Drive) for reports of multiple shots fired. Officers arrived in the area and began invest...More...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

UPDATE: Aggravated Kidnapping

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The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as 50-year old Raul D. Sarabia Jr. of San Antonio.

UPDATE: The suspect arrested from yesterday’s incident has been identified as 50-year old Raul D. Sarabia Jr. of San Antonio. Following his arrest he was taken to the Comal County Jail and booked on the following charges:

Aggravated Kidnapping - {1st...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

NBPD Makes 2nd Arrest in Easter Sunday Homicide

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The New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. 43-year old Jennifer Marie Coryell was taken into custody...

New Braunfels, Texas — On today’s date, at approximately 1:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department served an arrest warrant for Murder in the 50 block of Mission Drive. 43-year old Jennifer Marie Coryell was taken into custody without incident and tra...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

UPDATE: Comal River Reopens for Recreation at 10am

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Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation...

Effective at 10am on this date (6/3/16), the Comal River in New Braunfels will be open again for recreation. As of this release, the Comal River flow is at approximately 475cfs. Minor amounts of debris have been cleaned up and minor repairs have been ma...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Indecency with a Child

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The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips about the whereabouts of a 42-year old New Braunfels man wanted on a single charge of Indecency with a Child...

Indecency with a Child

The New Braunfels Police Department is seeking tips about the whereabouts of a 42-year old New Braunfels man wanted on a single charge of Indecency with a Child by Exposure. On May 11th, 2016, a 15-year old female made an outcry...More...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Memorial Day Weekend River Statistics

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Here is a breakdown of the arrests and citations made by NBPD over the Memorial Day holiday weekend...

Despite heavy rains earlier in the week, both the Comal and Guadalupe Rivers in New Braunfels were open to recreation over the Memorial Day Weekend. Here is a breakdown of the arrests and citations made by NBPD over the holiday weekend:

Weekend Totals...More...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Surprise Sex Offender Registry Check

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Last week, several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a surprise Sex Offender Registry Check in Comal County...

Last week, several local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies teamed up to conduct a surprise Sex Offender Registry Check in Comal County. The unannounced check-up on local sex offenders included the U.S. Marshal’s Service and their Lone Star Fug...More...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Fatality Accident

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On today’s date, at approximately 10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the intersection of FM 725 and East Klein Road for reports of a 3-vehicle major traffic accident...

On today’s date, at approximately 10am, the New Braunfels Police Department was called to the intersection of FM 725 and East Klein Road for reports of a 3-vehicle major traffic accident. Officers arrived and found that a gray Dodge Durango had been invo...More...

Posted on: May 17, 2016

Unattended Death

On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to a home

Unattended Death

New Braunfels, Texas — On May 16, 2016, at approximately 8:20pm, the New Braunfels Police Department and New Braunfels Fire Department were dispatched to a home in the 6300 block of Myrtle Run for reports of a 53-year old man who was ...More...


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Civic Center

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Landa Park Gazebo

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Library

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Fire Station

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Nature Center

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Skate Park

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Railroad Museum

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