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Lutheran Fall Fest brings the masses together

Volunteer Shaun Danney, a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Boerne, gives tractor rides during the 30th Annual Lutheran Fall Festival. - Standard-Radio Post/Scott Allen Handmade crosses and other religious trinkets were for sale at the Lutheran Fall Festival at Marktplatz. Max Szues, 6, winds up

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2017-09-20 15:14:56

FHS readies for Homecoming night, Rotary Clubs' party

Fredericksburg High School will celebrate Homecoming with a football game, the crowning of royalty and other activities this Friday, Sept. 22. The 3-0 Billies will take on Lytle at 7:30 p.m. Friday night at FHS Stadium. During halftime, the homecoming queen and king will be crowned. Nominees for q

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2017-09-20 20:14:41

Cotillion classes to return this fall

For the fifth year, a professional in cotillion will be instructing classes in Fredericksburg this fall. Classes begin Sunday, Oct. 1 and will meet every other Sunday through Nov. 26 at the Hoffman Haus. Class is open to students in fifth through seventh grade and cost is $145. Some scholarships ar

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2017-09-20 20:03:08

Musicians join together to raise relief effort funds

The community of Fredericksburg continues to help support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. A benefit concert was first held at Western Edge Cellars on Labor Day and with that success, a second concert will be held starting at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24 at Western Edge Cellars, located at 228 West M

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2017-09-20 19:57:10

St. Mary's School receives donation from Brewer family

Kaleb and Rachael Brewer, St. Mary's Catholic School parents of four current students and two future Apaches, recently gave the school a gift of $150,000. "Tithing is very important to us and one way that we can do God's work," the couple said. "What we have isn't really ours ... it's His. He blesse

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2017-09-20 15:06:49

CTEC schedules power outage in Harper area

Improvements to Central Texas Electric Cooperative's distribution system are scheduled to take place on Tuesday, Oct. 3, which will require some members to be without power. Weather permitting, the work is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and should not last more than three hours. The scheduled power

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2017-09-20 20:02:09

Mason Punchers up to No. 3 in AP poll

The Mason Punchers moved up one spot to No. 3 in this week's Associated Press Class 2A high school football poll. Mason's 47-6 win over Comfort, combined with then-No. 3 Bremond's loss to Milano, helped boost the Punchers. Refugio is still No. 1 with 18 first-place votes, while Tenaha is No. 2 with

STANDARD-TIMES - 2017-09-18 19:43:42

Symphony musicians tour local schools

Third- and fourth-graders at Nimitz Elementary School sat wide-eyed Tuesday morning around Patty Miller, bassoon player with the Symphony of the Hills orchestra, as she played her instrument. The students were very engaged, quick to shoot their hands into the air whenever Miller would break from pla

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 14:14:00

Lady Hawks open district with win

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:12 am | Updated: 1:15 am, Wed Sep 20, 2017. The Our Lady of the Hills volleyball team treated its district opener against St. Gerard on Tuesday night just as it would the beginning of a new season. The Lady Hawks are off to a good start, handling the Lady R

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:12:00

City strives to keep citizens informed

Transparency in government should be a given, not an anomaly. In matters of government, we should not be asking ourselves if information should be made public, but rather why it shouldn't. When Abraham Lincoln spoke of "govern-ment of the people, by the people, for the people," he verbalized exactl

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 17:57:00

Watch for weekend street closures

The seventh annual Kerrville Triathlon Festival is slated for Saturday and Sunday, and with that comes street closures around the city. Kerrville police officers will be stationed at most major intersections impacted by these lane closures in order to direct the flow of traffic. Road closures inclu

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 17:56:00

School board recognizes Times photographer

Kerrville Daily Times Photo Editor Tom Holden received an award from the Kerrville Independent School District board of trustees Monday in recognition of his coverage of school-related events. The TASB Media Honor Roll was given to both Holden and Stuart Cunyus, former photographer for the Hill Coun

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 17:46:00

Notre Dame School celebrates 105th year with annual festival

Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:29 am Keeping with its tradition, Notre Dame Catholic School hosted its annual fall festival this past weekend. The festival celebrated the school's 105 years of service in the community while raising money to keep tuition costs low. Posted in News, Local New

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 17:29:00

3 Things to know about OLH

(Editor's Note: "Extra Points" is analytical weekly column that offers three storylines from one of the football teams in the coverage area of The Kerrville Daily Times. This week's edition takes a look at the Our Lady of the Hills football team, as the Hawks travel to play Round Rock Concorida on F

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-19 07:44:00

Little movie watchers enjoy 'drive-in' day at the library

Wide eyes and upturned, young faces were drawn to the movie screen on Saturday during the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library's "Drive-In at the Library." Parked in their own cars (they had crafted earlier out of cardboard), a record number of 41 young participants enjoyed "The Lego Batman Movie" exper

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 14:40:00

Railroad depot, lumberyard unveil historical markers Saturday

"We want our citizens and visitors to enjoy and appreciate this special place," said Julie Leonard, Kerr County Historical Commission chair. "By preserving and promoting our history, we can educate, as well as provide economic benefits for present and future generations. This is exactly what Mark an

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-18 14:22:00

21-year-old Harper man recovering after wreck that left 2 dead

As a Harper man continues to recover from traumatic injuries, his family is "humbled" by the support of the community. Cody Smith, 21, has been hospitalized since an Aug. 11 rollover on FM 2093 claimed the lives of two teenage girls and put him in a coma. Now in therapy at Texas NeuroRehab Center in

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 14:22:00

Center Point Lady Pirates stumble at first, but then win next 3 over Utopia

Posted: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 1:01 am The Center Point High School volleyball team is off to a strong start in district play, registering a 22-25, 25-18, 25-14, 25-20 triumph over Utopia High School on Tuesday on the Lady Pirates' home court. "After losing the first set, the girls were able

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-20 08:01:00

Pioneer Day 2017: Annual event takes visitors back in time

One of several participants in the annual Pioneer Day is the Buggy Barn Museum in Blanco, which provides carriage rides throughout the day. (News-Dispatch file photo) Blacksmithing, broom making, soap making, corn shelling and candle making are just some of the actives on hand at the 27th annual Pio

HAYSFREEPRESS.COM - 2017-09-20 18:16:31

Area residents celebrate annexation win

On Sunday afternoon, dozens of cars and several fire trucks from the Leon Springs Fire Department lined up outside Mi Casa Tamales as part of the Homeowners Against Annexation's Victory party. Celebrating the recent passing of Senate Bill 6, which allows members of ETJ outside of a city to vote befo

BOERNE STAR - 2017-09-20 06:45:00