News - Hill Country Community Journal

back Side Panel
Urgent call for blood issued by STB&TC

Urgent call for blood issued by STB&TC

Posted:

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, a subsidiary of nonprofit BioBridge Global, is issuing an appeal for the public to donate blood and for organizations to schedule blood drives to help meet the needs of area patients, which are increasing as this year begins.

Most Popular

  • Caraway launches lone goal to give Lady Antlers win over Harlandale

    Caraway launches lone goal to give Lady Antlers win over Harlandale

    Freshman forward Mackenzie Caraway did not start the game for the Lady Antlers, but she finished it with the lone Tivy goal in a 1-0 win over Harlandale on Friday at Antler Stadium in loop play.

  • Antlers open season with 18-8 win over Seguin

    Antlers open season with 18-8 win over Seguin

    Brady Delgado and Cole Miears each went 4-for-5 at the plate and combined for nine RBIs to open the season and help lead the Antlers to an 18-8 win over Seguin in District 26-5A action Tuesday night at Antler Field.

  • Pirates down Harper in OT, claim playoff berth

    Pirates down Harper in OT, claim playoff berth

    With 17 seconds left in the game and down 40-38, Center Point’s Cody Dailey scrambled for a steal on Harper’s side of the court and made fast break for his basket. Daily drew a host of Harper defenders on him in the key and managed to find a waiting Chris Geisen under the basket.

  • Antlers end season with loss to LBJ

    Antlers end season with loss to LBJ

    DRIPPING SPRINGS — Austin LBJ’s Ja’sean Sibley sank a 3-point shot in the first 30 seconds, and the No. 15-ranked Jaguars held Tivy scoreless for nearly three minutes en route to an eventual 55-31 win over the Antlers in a Class 5A Region IV bi-district playoff battle Monday at Tiger Gym.

  • Lady Antlers move one step closer to state tourney

    Lady Antlers move one step closer to state tourney

    The Lady Antlers played with all the determination and focus necessary for a state championship contender Tuesday night at Yellow Jacket Gym in Llano, dominating both ends of the court to record a whopping 68-26 win over Dripping Springs in the Class 5A Region IV quarterfinals.

  • CBS’ Logan details fight against violence

    CBS’ Logan details fight against violence

    CBS News correspondent Lara Logan brought her very personal story of rape and recovery to the “Women 2 Women” event last week, reducing the ballroom full of mostly women to intense quiet as she recounted her experiences as a woman journalist on the job in a foreign country.

  • Grimes’ embrace family, baseball over 52-year union

    Grimes’ embrace family, baseball over 52-year union

    John and Susie Grimes are at 52 years of marriage and counting.

  • Lady Antlers take lead, dominate Highlands

    Lady Antlers take lead, dominate Highlands

    SAN ANTONIO — The key to any first dance is determining who will take the lead.

  • Lady Antlers close out tourney with win, tie

    Lady Antlers close out tourney with win, tie

    Tivy's bats were alive and well on Day 2 of its own softball invitational as the Lady Antlers belted out 25 hits in two games, earning a resounding win, and rallying from a three run deficit to earn a tie.

  • Baroody, Garcia file for council, joining Clarkson, Cochrane

    On Feb. 15, 2019, City Secretary Shelley McElhannon announced that George Baroody had officially filed as a candidate for the Office of Place One on the Kerrville City Council, and Mario Garcia had officially filed as a candidate for the Office of Place Two on the Kerrville City Council.

Council proceeds on annexation, downtown garage

Council proceeds on annexation, downtown garage

Posted:

Kerrville City Council proceeded in the Feb. 12 meeting with first steps in annexation of the new Kerrville ISD middle school site, and with a…

Murr files legislation to investigate failures to repair telephone service following floods

Posted:

State Representative Andrew Murr recently filed House Bill 1466, legislation that will force telecommunications companies to own up to their r…

STBTC issues urgent call for blood donations, drives

Posted:

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center, a subsidiary of nonprofit BioBridge Global, is issuing an appeal for the public to donate blood, an…

Avery, H-E-B donate to ‘Books for Babies’

Avery, H-E-B donate to ‘Books for Babies’

Posted:

James Avery Co. has generously contributed $2,500 to help fund the Friends of the Library “Books for Babies” program, which provides a canvas …

City reminds residents of yard waste service

Posted:

The City of Kerrville would like to remind citizens that curbside yard waste collection now occurs three weeks out of each month scheduled by …

‘Salute to Women Veterans’ slated for Feb. 16

‘Salute to Women Veterans’ slated for Feb. 16

Posted:

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System invites Kerrville-area residents to their 28th annual “Salute to Women Veterans” on Saturday, Feb. 16.

County to improve Brinks Xing

Posted:

Kerr County Commissioners voted Monday to publicize Intention to sell Certificates of Obligation for the Center Point area wastewater project;…

Schreiner University announces med school partnership that will ensure student acceptance

Posted:

The Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and Schreiner University have signed an affiliation agreement that will allow students at the Ke…

Tivy cadets ‘take flight’ with new program

Tivy cadets ‘take flight’ with new program

Posted:

Eight Tivy High School Air Force Junior ROTC cadets recently had the opportunity to fly around the Kerrville local area. 

Dietert is hosting defensive driving classes monthly

Posted:

Have you received a moving violation recently? There is now help. The Texas state-approved Defensive Driving class is now available at Dietert…

City announces openings on Food Service Advisory Board

Posted:

The City of Kerrville is currently taking applications for board openings on the Food Service Advisory Board.

City seeking applicants to Parks & Rec Advisory Board

Posted:

The City of Kerrville announced that positions are available for appointment to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

Genealogical Society learns about creating digital family histories

Genealogical Society learns about creating digital family histories

Posted:

Local family historian and genealogist Jeannie Berger spoke to almost 50 attendees at the Jan. 16 meeting of the Kerrville Genealogical Society.

Rotary seeks 200 volunteers for ‘Rise’ event

Rotary seeks 200 volunteers for ‘Rise’ event

Posted:

The Rotary Club of Kerrville and Schreiner University are partnering to package more than 40,000 individual meals to be distributed by “Rise A…

‘Relay for Life’ kick-off slated for Feb. 8

‘Relay for Life’ kick-off slated for Feb. 8

Posted:

Kerrville area residents are urged to attend the 2019 Kerr County American Cancer Society “Relay for Life Kick-Off” on Friday, Feb. 8.

City kickball league taking registrations now

Posted:

After an impressive inaugural adult kickball league last year, and back by popular demand, the Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department has s…

Fontenot to speak at Democratic Women luncheon

Fontenot to speak at Democratic Women luncheon

Posted:

Hill Country Chapter of Texas Democratic Women will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Ray and Joan Kroc Center, 201 Holdsworth D…

Habitat, local churches partner on new home

Posted:

Habitat for Humanity Kerr County has announced the planned groundbreaking of a new home in the Maud Jennings subdivision.

County mulls jobs, programs

Posted:

AgriLife, the historical commission and job descriptions for a replacement Veteran Services Officer and new Public Relations employees filled …