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Monday 12/09/2019
Public invited to NPSOT holiday meeting Dec. 10
Posted: December 09, 2019

Join the Native Plant Society, Kerrville Chapter, for some holiday fun making seed balls and having some holiday snacks on Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Riverside Nature Center.

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Sunday 12/08/2019
City seeks input into next ‘Movies in the Park’ series
Posted: December 08, 2019

The Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department is inviting community members to assist in selecting the movies for the 2020 “Movies in the Park” series by completing a short survey.

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Saturday 12/07/2019
‘Christmas at the Kroc’ slated for Dec. 14
Posted: December 07, 2019

The Salvation Army Kroc Center invites the public to attend Christmas at the Kroc on Saturday, Dec. 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Friday 12/06/2019
‘Running home for the Holidays’ set for Dec. 7
Posted: December 06, 2019

The Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department is still accepting registrations for the “Running Home for the Holidays 5K” event on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Dress up as your favorite Christmas character and join us for this fun run walk on the Kerrville River Trail. The best costume will receive a prize. All costumes must be family-friendly. This event will kick off at 9 a.m. in Louise Hays Park.

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Thursday 12/05/2019
Pets of the Week – December 4, 2019
Posted: December 05, 2019


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Wednesday 12/04/2019
Linda Cota makes tall yard art from found items
Posted: December 04, 2019

Linda Cota says she is a "pre-amateur dabbler," who is still exploring and feeling her way through the process she uses to create her art.

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Local couple enjoying leading roles in P2K holiday offering
Posted: December 04, 2019

A local husband-and-wife pair of actors are enjoying their chance to share a special story with Kerrville in Playhouse 2000's annual Christmas-time presentation.

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Tuesday 12/03/2019
Low Vision group holiday party Dec. 4
Posted: December 03, 2019

The Low Vision Resource Group Christmas party will be held on Wednesday Dec. 4, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 724 S. Washington St. in Fredericksburg. The doors will be opened at 12:30 p.m. 

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Monday 12/02/2019
HCYO ‘Holiday Luncheons’ set for Dec. 9-10
Posted: December 02, 2019

The Hill Country Youth Orchestras will host two festive holiday luncheons on Monday, Dec. 9, and Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 11:30 a.m. at the Events at Water Street venue, 720 Water St.

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Sunday 12/01/2019
City slates ‘Street Banner Sign up Day’ Dec. 2
Posted: December 01, 2019

Event planners and nonprofit organizations are invited to participate in “Street Banner Sign-up Day” at City Hall, 701 Main St., in the downstairs City Council chamber room Dec. 2 at 10 a.m.

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Saturday 11/30/2019
Salvation Army introduces ‘Kettle Pay’
Posted: November 30, 2019

As America moves toward becoming a cashless society, the Salvation Army is making it easier for donors to give back during the Christmas season by making a gift with Apple Pay or Google Pay at the iconic Red Kettles.

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Friday 11/29/2019
Teacher Feature: Venissa Rodriguez
Posted: November 29, 2019

Venissa Rodriguez

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Thursday 11/28/2019
Pets of the Week – November 27, 2019
Posted: November 28, 2019


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Wednesday 11/27/2019
Janie Smith wraps her restaurant career, ready to retire
Posted: November 27, 2019

Janie Smith says she's ready to close Bella Vita and retire and enjoy time with her husband.

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P2K offering special show for Christmas season
Posted: November 27, 2019

For many people enjoying a Christmas-themed stage play is as much a part of the holiday season as a trip to see the lights on neighbor's houses. This year, Playhouse 2000 will offer a play that is traditional, yet still fresh, and perfect for all to enjoy.

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Tuesday 11/26/2019
HCYO ‘Holiday Luncheons’ set for Dec. 9-10
Posted: November 26, 2019

The Hill Country Youth Orchestras will host two festive holiday luncheons on Monday, Dec. 9, and Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 11:30 a.m. at the Events at Water Street venue, 720 Water St.

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Monday 11/25/2019
Teacher Feature: Joseph Johnson
Posted: November 25, 2019

Joseph Johnson

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Sunday 11/24/2019
Ken Stoepel Ford to collect ‘Letters to Santa’
Posted: November 24, 2019

Ken Stoepel Ford is partnering with Tivy High School student Zach Reyna, the Make-a-Wish Foundation and Macy’s this holiday season by agreeing to be a collection location for “Letters to Santa.”

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Saturday 11/23/2019
HC Chorale to perform Christmas concert Dec. 7
Posted: November 23, 2019

Fans of Kerrville’s community chorus, the 45-voice Hill Country Chorale, will be able to hear a mix of classical and popular, sacred and secular Christmas pieces at their next concert, Saturday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m.

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Friday 11/22/2019
Salvation Army introduces ‘Kettle Pay’
Posted: November 22, 2019

As America moves toward becoming a cashless society, the Salvation Army is making it easier for donors to give back during the Christmas season by making a gift with Apple Pay or Google Pay at the iconic Red Kettles.

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Thursday 11/21/2019
Salvation Army unveils ‘Register to Ring’ site
Posted: November 21, 2019

The Salvation Army relies on the committed and faithful service of volunteers year-round right here in Kerrville, and especially during the holiday season.

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Wednesday 11/20/2019
Cailloux Theater celebrates busy holiday season
Posted: November 20, 2019

The Cailloux Theater is an excellent destination for every Hill Country resident this holiday season. They’ve got a jam-packed calendar of events between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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Amy Dozier minds Kerrville's money with special care
Posted: November 20, 2019

As chief financial officer, Amy Dozier says it's her job to handle all financial affairs for the City of Kerrville. That includes managing the city budget; filing all financial reports, to the state, to city council, and to the city residents who fund the government; running the billing for city utilities; and managing the city's cash, both receivable and payable.

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Tuesday 11/19/2019
Texas Exes invite Tech fans to watch party
Posted: November 19, 2019

The University of Texas plays Texas Tech in football on the Friday after Thanksgiving.

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Monday 11/18/2019
Schreiner University presents 'Music and Conversation' with Verlon Thompson
Posted: November 18, 2019

Schreiner University is proud to welcome Verlon Thompson to “Music and Conversation” on Tuesday, Nov 19, at 7 p.m. in the Junkin Campus Ministry Center Rodman Steele Recital. This is a free event and open to the public.

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Sunday 11/17/2019
Teacher Feature: Courtney Martinez
Posted: November 17, 2019

Courtney Martinez

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Saturday 11/16/2019
Symphony to perform ‘In the Spirit of Christmas’ Dec. 5
Posted: November 16, 2019

Kerrville’s Symphony of the Hills celebrates the holidays with its concert In the Spirit of Christmas on Thursday, Dec 5, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. at Cailloux Theater. The event is preceded by a wine reception in the lobby at 6:30 p.m.

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Friday 11/15/2019
City to host ‘Running Home for the Holidays’
Posted: November 15, 2019

The Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department is now taking registration for the “Running Home for the Holidays 5K” event on Saturday, Dec. 7.

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Thursday 11/14/2019
Pets of the Week - November 13, 2019
Posted: November 14, 2019


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Wednesday 11/13/2019
Hillarie Swanner is secondary teacher of the year
Posted: November 13, 2019

Hillarie Swanner says her eighth-grade algebra class at Hal Peterson Middle School is "Pre-A.P.", preparing students to take advanced placement algebra in high school.

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Davidson to perform at Cailloux Nov. 16
Posted: November 13, 2019

Fans of John Davidson, star of television, stage, and film, host of The Hollywood Squares, and Las Vegas headliner, will be able to catch the entertainer live in concert in Kerrville on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cailloux Theater.

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Tuesday 11/12/2019
HCYO ‘Holiday Luncheons’ set for Dec. 9-10
Posted: November 12, 2019

The Hill Country Youth Orchestras will host two festive holiday luncheons on Monday, Dec. 9, and Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 11:30 a.m. at the Events at Water Street venue, 720 Water St.

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Monday 11/11/2019
Teacher Feature: Paige Carlisle
Posted: November 11, 2019

Paige Carlisle

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Sunday 11/10/2019
‘Fill the Plate’ Nov. 14 to benefit CAM
Posted: November 10, 2019

The fourth annual Hill Country event titled “Fill the Plate” benefiting the local Christian Assistance Ministry will be held again this year on Nov. 14, and the goal is to provide a nearly–miraculous food source called VitaMeal to the local food pantry.

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Saturday 11/09/2019
‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ to debut Nov. 22
Posted: November 09, 2019

“Hey, hey Mary… C’mon what do you want, huh? Do you want the moon? All you gotta do just say the word now.” George Bailey quotes from “It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” being performed at the Hill Country Arts Foundation’s Point Theatre from Nov. 22 through Dec. 8 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.

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Friday 11/08/2019
Tickets on sale for ‘An Evening to Remember’
Posted: November 08, 2019

“An Evening to Remember,” with Don Irwin, will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 beginning at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church and benefits the Dementia Care Advocates, a program of the Dietert Center.

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Thursday 11/07/2019
Pets of the Week – November 6, 2019
Posted: November 07, 2019


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Wednesday 11/06/2019
Donna Bueché provides blankets at Cancer Center
Posted: November 06, 2019

Kerrville Realtor Donna Bueché says she volunteers with two main causes, cancer patients and elephants.

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‘Gift of the Magi’ to open Dec. 6, cast announced
Posted: November 06, 2019

The holiday season is just around the corner and the folks at Playhouse 2000 are preparing a Christmas present for the whole community. 

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Tuesday 11/05/2019
Rotarians plan Nov. 8 ‘Veterans Breakfast’
Posted: November 05, 2019

The Rotary Club of Kerrville will be hosting a “Fall Veterans Breakfast” on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 8-9:30 a.m. at the Hill Country Veterans Center, located at 411 Meadow View.

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Monday 11/04/2019
Polar Bear Court members announced
Posted: November 04, 2019

Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly and Hill Country Youth Ranch, this year’s Polar Bear Plunge beneficiary, have announced the 2020 Polar Bear Court.

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Ordering open for ‘Native Tree Sale’ Nov. 13
Posted: November 04, 2019

Area residents are invited to place orders now through Nov. 7 for a variety of native Texas trees to be obtained through the Kerr County Soil & Water Conservation District.

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Sunday 11/03/2019
Salvation Army to host annual holiday dinner, volunteers sought
Posted: November 03, 2019

The holidays are an important time of year.

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Saturday 11/02/2019
Teacher Feature: Carissa Warren
Posted: November 02, 2019

Carissa Warren

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Friday 11/01/2019
First Presbyterian plans ‘Alternative Gift Market’
Posted: November 01, 2019

An alternative approach to holiday gift giving is offered at First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Thursday 10/31/2019
Pets of the Week – October 30, 2019
Posted: October 31, 2019


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Wednesday 10/30/2019
Ashley Brune coaches Schreiner's equestrian program
Posted: October 30, 2019

Schreiner University Equestrian Coach Ashley Brune says her program is in its third year, and is developing into a team.

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SU partners to assist Wounded Warriors
Posted: October 30, 2019

The Hill Country Gala, Inc., a 501(c)(3), was created to directly benefit the San Antonio office of Wounded Warriors Project, which serves the entire Hill Country area wounded warriors and their families.

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Tuesday 10/29/2019
‘Buttons & Bows’ set for Nov. 8-9 at First Christian
Posted: October 29, 2019

The annual holiday bazaar at First Christian Church in Kerrville will be held again this fall and the public is invited to visit their event on Nov. 8-9.

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