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Murder suspect from North Texas arrested in Seguin

(Seguin) — A capital murder suspect from McClennan County, near Waco, has been arrested here in the Seguin area, and now sits behind bars at the Guadalupe County Jail. Chief Deputy Joshua Ray, of the Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office, says just before 3:30 p.m. on Friday, sheriff’s deputies arrested Alfred Cornelius, 33. Cornelius was wanted on a capital murder charge from McClennan County. Chief Deputy Ray says the sheriff’s office received information that Cornelius was in the Seguin area, and they coordinated with the McClennan County Sheriff’s Office to capture the suspect. Cornelius remains in custody at the Guadalupe County Jail, and is charged with capital murder of a person under ten years of age.
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Letters now being accepted for annual KWED Christmas Angel contest

(Seguin) — Families have until Friday, Dec. 16 to enter the annual KWED Christmas Angel contest. Anyone is invited to write in and explain why they believe their family or someone they know are deserving or is need of $500 cash this holiday season. The contest, which started a few years ago, is to help illustrate the Christmas season’s true spirit of giving and sharing.

What Really Happened To This Tiny South Texas Ghost Town?

Located just 10 miles from Cuero and 19 miles southeast of Gonzales is the small forgotten town of Cheapside. Blink and you might miss it, this town was once a community full of people and businesses but now sits lonely and empty. A TOWN FULL OF RUMORS. Throughout the years...

The spirit of giving in Seguin continues year after year

(Seguin) — Our community has once again shown its love and support for those in need. There was a massive turnout during Friday’s KWED Holiday Food and Toy Drive. The event raised money, plus new unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items for the Seguin Police Department’s Blue Santa Program and the local food pantry, the Christian Cupboard.

City council to revisit curfew ordinance

San Marcos City Councilmembers will reexamine the juvenile curfew ordinance on Tuesday after failing to reach a consensus at their last meeting. The juvenile curfew ordinance sets a curfew for minors during regular school hours and certain nighttime hours. The ordinance is up for renewal every three years, according to San Marcos City Code. There are two main goals associated with the juvenile curfew ordinance: reducing truancy and reducing violent crime, according to San Marcos Chief of Police Stan Standridge. “So if the ordinance is ultimately not adopted, my bigger concern would be we have no antidote for kids just walking off campus...

Area High School Tournament Roundup

(Seguin) — The Seguin Matadors finished in 4th place in the Matador Classic Boys Basketball Tournament over the weekend after dropping a pair of close games on Saturday. The Mats fell to Pieper 64-60 on Saturday morning. The Warriors came back from a 3 point deficit after 3 quarters to get the win. Senior forward Kevon Williams had 22 points to lead Seguin in scoring.

New Braunfels Candle Co. aims to capture the scent of the community

New Braunfels Candle Company owner Michelle Rexilius with the businesses Signature Collection. (Sierra Martin/Community Impact) New Braunfels Candle Co. has been bringing balanced, unique and hand-crafted scents to the community for nearly seven years. The business uses all-natural ingredients from the wick to the soy wax and specially curated oil blends.

There is nothing like the Holidays in Downtown Seguin!

(Seguin) — There is a full weekend of festivities dedicated to spreading holiday cheer in Seguin. The three-day festivities kicked off Thursday night with the Holiday Stroll Parade and Lighting of Central Park. Hosting the events was the Seguin Parks and Recreation Department. Friday night is the return of...

Photogenic pups help raise money for San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter

SAN MARCOS, Texas - Paws gathered for a cause in San Marcos on Sunday. The Porch on E. Hopkins St. hosted the second annual SANTA PAWS event to raise awareness, funds and product donations for the San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter. "We’re just kind of sharing in the community and...

26 Best & Fun Things To Do In New Braunfels (Texas)

New Braunfels is a stunning metropolis straddling the counties of Guadalupe and Comal. It's an idyllic however surprisingly metropolitan atmosphere of a suburb, and from 2010 to 2020, it was America’s third fastest-growing metropolis. Most famously, the suburb is thought for its wealthy heritage of German-Texan tradition and historical...

Local church to host A Night of Bethlehem

(Seguin) – A local church is celebrating the holiday season with a Night at Bethlehem. Transporting you back to the days leading up to the birth of Jesus, the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints will be hosting a free event showcasing dozens of collected Nativity scenes plus the opportunity to have children don on the costumes of the biblical scene. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Understanding your rights: How Prop A affects TXST students

The ordinance titled Proposition A or Prop Awill end arrests and citations for up to four ounces of marijuana in San Marcos by San Marcos Police Officers. The passed in a landslide victory with an 81.84% vote 'for' the proposition. However, state troopers and Hays County sheriffs operate outside of...

Metal Roof and Wall Panels Help Public Service Complex Meet Design Goals

With a desire to bring city agencies to a modern centralized location, the City of San Marcos, Texas, constructed nine buildings on a single site. A consistent design element throughout the new Public Service Complex was metal roofing, wall panels and components from MBCI. “The city wanted to consolidate its...