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Finding what's left of the oldest structure in Kerrville

The oldest man-made structure in Kerrville is slowly falling apart. It rests at the bottom of a bluff littered with debris from other, newer structures, and it is hidden within a wild tangle of branches, vines and weeds. Trash is piled in drifts at the site: food wrappers, clothes, broken glass; it'

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 19:18:00

Self-defense class encourages women to use their brains, voices

When I attended a women's self-defense course at the Dietert Center recently, I learned that the loud whisper in my brain can actually help ensure my survival. If I listen to it, it'll tell me to act and act quickly, if need be. "People think, 'I'm paranoid, and I don't want to hurt a person who doe

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 19:25:00

Hayle's Fight fundraiser set for Sunday

The fundraiser for Hayle Donaldson, a 13-year-old Kerrville resident with stage 3 Hodgkin's lymphoma, will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Advanced Auto Parts. The fundraiser will help pay for Donaldson's medical and travel expenses associated with frequent chemotherapy treatments. Ruby Donaldson

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 17:39:00

Mindy Wendele announces candidacy for county commissioner

Mindy Wendele, a Kerrville native and longtime community leader, has announced she will run for election to the Kerr County Commissioner post for Precinct 2 in the March 6 primary election. Wendele currently is the executive director of Families & Literacy Inc., a position she has held since late 20

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 16:54:00

Hospital marks milestone for award-winning Community Art Lending program

Peterson Regional Medical Center celebrated five years of the Community Art Lending program with food, drinks and awards for artists Thursday. The event was scheduled during the end of the National Rehabilitation Awareness Week as the finale to the weeklong campaign. The program involves community m

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 16:48:00

Public invited to learn about 'Mo-Ranch: A natural resource for all'

Posted: Saturday, September 23, 2017 10:25 am | Updated: 10:27 am, Sat Sep 23, 2017. The public is invited to attend the September meeting of the Texas Master Naturalist Hill Country Chapter to hear a presentation from Dick Powell, Mo-Ranch president and CEO. The meeting will be Monday at the Upp

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 17:25:00

Tivy drops to Tigers, but coach happy with effort

DRIPPING SPRINGS - Coach Jason Roemer preached the same message to his Tivy High School volleyball players this week. "Keep working. Keep plugging away," Roemer told them. "Good things are going to happen." DRIPPING SPRINGS - Coach Jason Roemer preached the same message to his Tivy High School volle

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 09:29:00

Ingram grad raising funds to purchase prosthetic leg

Jason Gardner, a 27-year-old Mountain Home resident, lost his leg, but not his hope. After a wreck on Aug. 4, Gardner endured 11 surgeries with potentially several more to come. Family and community members have rallied around the 2008 Ingram Tom Moore High School graduate to help with medical costs

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-23 16:58:00

Teacher and married mother-of-two, 38, is charged with having improper relationship with her male student

Police in Texas have arrested a high school teacher on suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with a male student. Sara D'Spain, 38, was taken into custody in Kerrville at 1.40pm on Thursday, charged with one count of improper relationship between educator and student. D'Spain was booked

DAILY MAIL - 2017-09-22 20:16:25

Police: intoxication arrest causes scare

The arrests of two men in Louise Hays Park prompted public concern Friday after a photo was shared on social media, authorities said. Rumors on social media that a body was found in Louise Hays Park are false, said Juan Trevizo, public information officer for the Kerrville Police Department.

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 20:21:00

Neighborhood picnic brings 3 local churches together for afternoon of food, fellowship and fun

Zion Lutheran Church has hosted the picnic for the past five years and, last year, invited Barnett Chapel and Mt. Olive Baptist Church to join in. "This year was a blessing to share among the three churches: Barnett Chapel, Mt. Olive Baptist and Zion Lutheran Church and the community of Kerrville,"

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 16:24:00

Murr to seek re-election to Texas House

State Rep. Andrew Murr announced this week that he will seek a third term in the Texas House. First elected in 2014, Murr has helped craft two of the most conservative budgets in Texas history, and he said he is looking forward to continuing the fight for true property tax reform and for a smaller,

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 16:13:00

64 years after their release, former Korean War prisoners share stories

At 93 years old, Kerrville native Allie Burton hasn't lost his memories of the 10 months he spent in a prison camp in North Korea. It's been a little more than six decades since Burton's release on Aug. 30, 1953. Before that, the U.S. Air Force pilot spent the winter and spring months in captivity w

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-22 16:06:00

Daily Times: Promotions - Sara Kathryn D'Spain

1Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.2Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.3Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.4Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 23:10:00

Sci-fi trilogy comes to an end

"I don't think humanity just replays history, but we are the same people our ancestors were, and our descendants are going to face a lot of the same situations we do. It's instructive to imagine how they would react, with different technologies on different worlds. That's why I write science fiction

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 16:11:00

In Comfort, still true to the Union

On the top of a hill, near a sprawling live oak, beneath a 36-star flag perpetually at half-staff, deep in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, is a simple and elegant monument to the Union dead. The Treue der Union monument - True to the Union - remembers and honors a group of German Unionists from

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-09-23 00:00:45

Bandera museum to host performance by 'Cowboy Balladeer' Buck Shannon

BANDERA - Gene Autry to Roy Rogers represented the typical singing cowboys - white-hat-wearing, clean shaven heroes evoking nights of sitting around the campfire, singing about the hardships of life on the cattle trail and the love they left behind. Local cowboy Buck Shannon - known as the Cowboy Ba

KERRVILLE DAILY TIMES - 2017-09-21 16:16:00

210 adds 726: Different area code for new 210 customers

A change is coming Saturday for phone customers within the 210 area code, who now must dial the area code in addition to the seven-digit phone number. The change has been in the works since 2016, when the North American Numbering Plan Administration assigned 726 as an overlay for the 210 area code,

NEW BRAUNFELS HERALD-ZEITUNG - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Chargers open district play at Medina Valley

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BOERNE STAR - 2017-09-22 20:47:00

HOMESTEAD: Perner established dynasty in Crockett County

Phillip Harry "Phil" Perner brought the first registered sheep to Crockett County in 1894, three years after the county was organized. Born in San Antonio on Nov. 16, 1860, to Paul Christian and Carolina Perner, Phillip attended San Antonio schools and St. Mary's University. His first job after fini

STANDARD-TIMES - 2017-09-24 06:00:08