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William Eugene (Bill) Fickert

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 4, in the chapel of Schaetter Funeral Home with interment following in the Grapetown Community Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Grapetown Community Cemetery or the charity of choice.

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2018-12-05 15:26:40

Retirement merit raises OK'd by city council

City of Fredericksburg employees are set to receive an increase to retirement benefits after the city council approved a change ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2018-12-05 16:22:28

Society aims to preserve Canyon Lake Gorge

When 34 inches of rain fell during one week in the upper watershed of the Guadalupe River in 2002, the natural disaster unveiled a geological wonder – Canyon Lake Gorge. Canyon Lake Gorge is leased to the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Stewardship, research and

NEW BRAUNFELS HERALD-ZEITUNG - 2018-12-12 06:00:00

Lottery ticket worth nearly $1 million sold in Kerrville

A gambler in the San Antonio area just won the Texas Two Step jackpot. Original published: 2018-12-04 18:37:40 Read the full San Antonio News here. Some local news is curated - Original might have been posted at a different date/ time! Click the source link for details.

SAN ANTONIO INFORMER - 2018-12-04 19:25:44

Birding the Hills program set for April 29-May 3

FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a Birding the Hills program in Gillespie County from April 29-May 3. “We decided to plan this program after the success of Birding the Border in Val Verde and Kinney counties last year,” said Dr. Maureen Frank, AgriLife Extension

AGRILIFE.ORG - 2018-12-11 08:36:13

FHS swim makes waves in big meet

Five Fredericksburg High School swimmers qualified and competed in the Texas Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association Championships on Friday and Saturday ... PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2018-12-05 05:00:00

Locals fondly remember late president

Bush, wife visited town many ties, and showed 'down to earth' personality. The 41st president of the United States had a special connection to Fredericksburg. Locals who worked with him on the establishment of the George H.W. Bush Gallery at the National Museum of the Pacific War, or in other areas,

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2018-12-05 16:18:07

Lady Pirates shine at tourney

The Center Point Lady Pirates got their second win in three games on Thursday by splitting games at the Sabinal Basketball Tournament. Getting past tourney host Sabinal 35-34 was the win led by Lexi Mills' 14 points and 10 from Briza Arreola. One of Mills' field goals was a three pointer.

HCCOMMUNITYJOURNAL.COM - 2018-12-09 08:30:00

City OKs changes to garbage can ordinance

An amendment to the bulk garbage container ordinance that was recommended by several Fredericksburg City Council members was approved in ...

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2018-11-28 16:22:28

Bright lights, small city

Thousands flock to see tree lighting, German Pyramid and, of course, Santa Claus.

FREDERICKSBURG STANDARD - 2018-11-28 15:01:06

Lady Rattlers test themselves in loss to Cornerstone Christian

San Marcos was staggered. The Lady Rattlers weren’t completely healthy. A few players were dealing with bumps and bruises or feeling under the weather. Still, the team knew how important its matchup with San Antonio Cornerstone Christian was Friday night.

SAN MARCOS DAILY RECORD - 2018-12-08 21:32:46

Family searching for answers after woman found killed near Pecan Creek in Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg, the Hill Country holiday tourist destination, has been rocked by two recent murders happening within about a month of each other.

KENS 5 - 2018-11-28 04:32:00

Ring found at POW camp returned to rightful family

Everyone has a special something on their Christmas list they want more than anything in the world, but for one man in Kerrville, a special surprise gift will be coming from the other side of the world, and this gift of gold, means so much more.

NEWS4SANANTONIO.COM - 2018-12-07 18:40:00

Llano County Historical Museum Has Two New Exhibits, Including One on Popular Veterinarian

When Dr. Robert Hunger Jr. began his veterinary practice in Llano over six decades ago, he brought more than his knowledge of animal health. He and his wife, Bette Overstreet Hunger, a Llano native, were true servant-leaders. The veterinarian served on the City Council, the Jaycees, and the Lions Cl


P-51 Mustang Crashes in Texas, No Survivors & Sadly the Passenger Was a WW2 Pilot

At a recent airshow in Fredericksburg, Texas, a P-51D Mustang carrying a veteran pilot from WWII as a passenger crashed into a parking lot. The 93-year-old veteran, Vincent Losada of San Antonio, was killed along with pilot Cowden Ward Jr. The crash is being investigated by the National Transportati

WAR HISTORY ONLINE - 2018-12-02 09:52:36

The Future Of Flooding In Texas

The ongoing effects of the Llano River flood, Hurricane Harvey, the Blanco River flood of 2015, and flooding across the state over the past several years have caused loss of life and immense property damage.

TPR.ORG - 2018-12-07 18:46:21

The Quirky Fudge Factory And General Store In Texas That Will Make You Feel Like A Kid Again

There’s just something about small-town, mom & pop stores that make whatever is being sold all the more special. Maybe it’s the nostalgic atmosphere and friendly staff, or perhaps it’s just the overall charm associated with these kinds of places. Fredericksburg Fudge is certainly no exception, with

ONLYINYOURSTATE - 2018-11-30 07:00:00

Brightwood College San Antonio Tells Students It's 'Permanently Closing'

This story will be updated. Students at Brightwood College in San Antonio were told Wednesday that their school was closing effective immediately. The for-profit college has two campuses in San Antonio with about 800 students studying to become vocational nurses, paralegals, medical assistants and d

TPR.ORG - 2018-12-05 23:05:46

Lady in Lake: New clues forge trail in Llano County homicide cold case

A new perspective and new leads prompted the Llano County Sheriff Office Nov. 27 to take another look at a homicide cold case involving the discovery of a woman's body submerged and cemented into the hull of a boat just up from Inks Dam nearly a decade ago.

HIGHLANDERNEWS.COM - 2018-12-01 21:48:11

Gillespie officials investigating after finding body of missing Fredericksburg woman

GILLESPIE COUNTY, Texas - The Gillespie County Sheriff's Office has launched a homicide investigation after finding the body of a Fredericksburg woman who went missing Sunday. The GCSO said Martha Christie Garza, 43, was last seen at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17. Her body was found

KVUE - 2018-11-24 02:20:00