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Painted rocks fad meant to bring happiness

In the mid-'70s, Americans bought into the pet rock fad, which disappeared about as quickly as it arrived. A different kind of rock is creating a buzz, and hundreds of Metrocom residents are part of a new rock craze: painting rocks and leaving them in various public places. Nearly 700 members of th

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-09-19 00:00:29

Parts of I-35, Highway 90 closing overnight this week

All southbound lanes of I-35 at F-M 11-0-3 near Schertz.are closed until 6 a.m. tomorrow for construction.Eastbound lanes of Highway 90 between Loop 1604 and Loop 410 are closed overnight every day this week. All southbound lanes of Interstate 35 at FM 1103 near Schertz are closed until 6 a.m. Tuesd

KENS 5 - 2017-09-19 03:23:28

Report: Fatal plane crash during 'American Made' film blamed in part on Tom Cruise

The loved ones of two people who died during a plane crash while filming for "American Made" claim Tom Cruise is partially to blame for it. The Blast reports from court documents that the families of Alan Purwin and Carlos Berl believe the famous actor and director Doug Liman "contributed to the cir

FOXSANANTONIO.COM - 2017-09-20 14:22:27

Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

Mexico's civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states. The official Twitter feed of agency head Luis Felipe Puente said early Wednesday that 117 people were confirmed dead in M

KENS 5 - 2017-09-20 06:09:54

Police seek help finding missing San Antonio woman

San Antonio police renewed their call for help finding a woman missing since April. Crystal Ana Lopez, a 34-year-old woman with wavy shoulder-length hair and a "CA" tattoo on her left wrist, was last seen in the 17,000 block of Henderson Pass on April 26. Lopez is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs rou

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-09-19 17:10:21

12 things to know about San Antonio's Bill Miller Bar-B-Q

Twelve barbecue pits. Millions of pounds brisket, sausage and chicken sold annually. One central kitchen in San Antonio. We're talking about Bill Miller Bar-B-Q, the chain that originated on the city's South Side and flourished as one of Central and South Texas' most prominent restaurant chains. Wit

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-09-20 11:01:14

$60 million repair work set for October on SH 130 toll road near Seguin

The new company that has taken over the management of the southern end of Texas 130, a lightly-traveled tollway, has announced a $60 million road improvement project to begin in October. SH 130 Concession Company, the private entity that now operates the 41-mile southern section, said the year-long

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-09-20 08:30:42

Making a phone call in San Antonio will change forever starting this weekend

San Antonians' days of dialing seven numbers to make a phone call are officially coming to an end. Countdown City is in the final stages of implementing the new 726 area code in San Antonio and its surrounding areas. On Saturday, Sept. 23, all telephone users must dial 10 digits for their calls to g

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-09-19 10:22:13

Man throws 2 beer cans at NBPD officer

New Braunfels Police Department officers arrested a city man over the weekend after he allegedly hit a member of the force with two large beer cans. NBPD Communications Coordinator David Ferguson said 35-year-old Johnny Martinez threw a bag containing two 1-pint cans of beer and hit an officer in th

NEW BRAUNFELS HERALD-ZEITUNG - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Habitat for Humanity celebrates its first homeowner

It took for her son to pester her - or so some versions of the story go - to find out more about Comal County Habitat for Humanity all those years ago. Betty Halsell gave in, contacted the fledgling organization and now, some 22 years later, things have really paid off. Well, Halsell has paid off th

NEW BRAUNFELS HERALD-ZEITUNG - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Naval hospital removes 2 nurses after upsetting photos of babies go viral

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Two corpsmen at Naval Hospital Jacksonville were removed from patient care Sunday after photos surfaced on social media of inappropriate behavior with a newborn baby. The Snapchat post had a caption reading, "How I currently feel about these mini Satans" with the employee givin

KSAT 12 - 2017-09-19 23:48:25

KUEMPEL: Relief from Hurricane Harvey aftermath

As the waters continue to recede and the full impact of Hurricane Harvey becomes clear, I join everyone across the country in praying for our neighbors in Houston and southeast Texas, and hoping for the best for our friends who found themselves in the path of Irma. Though Guadalupe and Wilson counti

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

OUR VOICE: Help support shelter

As it has been said by wiser folks than us, a society can be judged best by how it treats the least of us, those with little power or few resources. Here at the Gazette, we believe that adage extends to all the creatures of the Earth. Well, maybe not mosquitoes. But you get the idea. That's why the

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

'Reflections of Texas' art show slated for Sunday

A couple of local artists are representing Seguin and Kingsbury by showcasing their best paintings in a neighboring town's annual art show. The Luling Chamber of Commerce is hosting the artists at the 14th annual Reflections of Texas Art Show from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at the Luling Oil Museum, 421

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Library named finalist for downtown award

The Texas Downtown Association (TDA) named the facility a finalist of the Best Public Improvement under 50,000 category for its President's Awards Program. The Alley on Third in downtown Mount Pleasant and the Pilgrim Plaza in downtown Pittsburg are the other finalists in the category. Seguin Main S

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

OUR VOICE: A message of confidence

"If you want to wear that crop top and mini skirt, go ahead ... Just always love yourself. Through thick and thin, love yourself ... Baby girl, you've gotta be confident all the time." Those words are part of the advice Julia Miller has for those interested in trying their hand at fashion modeling.

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

$60M project set for toll road

SH 130 Concessions CEO Andy Bailey said the year-long program is set to fix issues that are showing up in about 5 percent of the road, which will improve the overall quality along the toll road that connects Seguin to Austin. "Up and down the 41 miles of roadway, there are specific locations where t

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Lady Unicorns come alive in 3rd set to upend Hornets

After splitting the first two sets against East Central and falling into a 4-0 deficit in the pivotal third game, it looked as though a stunning upset loss was a very real possibility for New Braunfels on Tuesday night. In an instant, however, the Lady Unicorns (19-13, 3-1) found their rhythm and be

NEW BRAUNFELS HERALD-ZEITUNG - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Arrest made in reported charity scam

Recently, Guadalupe County Sheriff Arnold Zwicke was made aware of a person reportedly claiming to be a representative of the American Heart Association and soliciting funds from a local couple, one of whom is a heart patient, Guadalupe County Sheriff's Investigator Robert Murphy said. The person re

SEGUIN GAZETTE-ENTERPRISE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Where are they now? San Antonio's ex-TV anchors, hosts share updates

Where are they now? San Antonio's ex-TV anchors, hosts share updates 1 / 42 Back to Gallery San Antonio viewers frequently write about missing their favorite TV faces of yore, particularly those who exited their high-profile jobs as recently as a year ago or less. Topping that list is former anchorw

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-09-20 12:18:24