Groundbreaking! Navarro Intermediate School

Community members are invited to a short groundbreaking ceremony for the new Navarro ISD Intermediate School at 5:00 PM on Thursday, January 12. The Board of Trustees awarded the $15,512,500 construction contract to Kencon, LTD. for a building that will house up to 650 4th through 6th graders.
The school district staff is excited to get this project underway! Superintendent Dee Carter says that this is an opportunity to again thank all of community members who supported the bond election and everyone who is interested in the growth of the district.
The event will be held, weather permitting, at the building site on Link Road, just past the Elementary School, where parking will be available.

Walnut Springs Hike and Bike Trail Ribbon Cutting

Everyone is invited out today to see the Walnut Springs Hike and Bike Trail.  The community is invited to lace up their sneakers and bring their bikes and scooters to come check out the trail.

The plan for the ribbon cutting is that the mayor will be saying a few words at the end of Convent Street, where it dead ends at the Ruby P. Vaughn Walnut Springs Bridge.  Once the speech is over, those attending the ceremony will walk through the ribbon, similar to ending a race.  Then people are invited to enjoy and explore the trail.

This has been a project the city has been working on for years.  The Walnut Springs trail is approximately two and a half miles and goes from New Braunfels Street or Highway 78 and goes south along the Walnut Branch all the way down past the library and ends at the Walnut Springs Bridge.

The community is encouraged to explore the trail using any non-motorized method.  The trail connects Seguin parks, public facilities, businesses, residents, and even Texas Lutheran University.  The trail was a joint project between the city and the Texas Department of Transportation and is likely to be expanded someday in the future, to connect to Max Starcke Park eventually.

The ribbon cutting starts at 4:30 p.m. today, January 3rd on the trail just beyond the new public library on West Nolte Street.