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Council mulls streets, vehicles, airport funding

Kerrville City Council held a regular meeting Nov. 12, with one councilperson absent; and made decisions on pavement management and street construction; two short-term rental units; purchase of a new ambulance; and funding for the Kerrville/Kerr County Airport.

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Wednesday 11/20/2019
City seeking ‘Request for Proposals’ from development professionals
Posted: November 20, 2019

The City of Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, invites sealed proposals from experienced and well-qualified development team(s) who have the capacity and expertise for mixed-use developments that includes a predominant residential component to provide workforce housing. For purposes of this Request for Competitive Sealed Proposals (RFP), workforce housing is defined as housing for individuals and families that earn 80 percent to 120 percent of the area median income for Kerr County, which is approximately $57,700 per Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) 2019 Project Income and Rent Tool worksheet.

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Tuesday 11/19/2019
Compassionate Friends support group to meet
Posted: November 19, 2019

During the holidays bereaved parents look for ways to manage grief and handle social situations.

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Monday 11/18/2019
OLH students collect, donate 706 pounds of food
Posted: November 18, 2019

Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School students collected cans instead of candy for Halloween to help community families in need.

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Sunday 11/17/2019
U.S. Postal Service offers holiday shipping tips
Posted: November 17, 2019

In the blink of an eye summer is over and now it’s fall. Before you know it, it will be time for the holidays again.

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Saturday 11/16/2019
LWV general meeting slated for Nov. 21
Posted: November 16, 2019

The League of Women Voters will host a general meeting on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m. at Schreiner University in the River Room of the Cailloux Campus Activity Center.

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Friday 11/15/2019
Martin Marrietta to host public info meet tomorrow
Posted: November 15, 2019

Kerr County residents are invited to an informational meeting on Saturday, Nov. 16, so they can learn the facts about a permit application being made to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality by the Martin Marietta Bedrock Facility.

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Thursday 11/14/2019
Police conduct coordinated stop, Kerr man arrested
Posted: November 14, 2019

A coordinated traffic stop led to the arrest of a Kerrville man who faces multiple charges, including evading arrest, tampering with evidence and posssession of a controlled substance.

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Wednesday 11/13/2019
Voters pass most state, city issues
Posted: November 13, 2019

About 19 percent of Kerr County voters went to the polls by Nov. 5, and passed all but two of the proposed City of Kerrville Charter amendments, and all but one of the proposed state amendments to the Texas Constitution.

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Tuesday 11/12/2019
Pressley to mull ‘election integrity’ at RWKC lunch
Posted: November 12, 2019

Dr. Laura Pressley of True Texas Elections will be the guest speaker at the general luncheon meeting of the Republican Women of Kerr County on Friday, Nov. 15 to be held in the North Ballroom of the Inn of the Hills, 1001 Junction Hwy. from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Monday 11/11/2019
Puig to speak on Hispanic history at Nov. 20 meet
Posted: November 11, 2019

The Kerrville Genealogical Society invites members and the public to a presentation by Robert Guerrero Puig entitled “The History of the Hispanic Community in Kerrville” on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 2-4 p.m.

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Sunday 11/10/2019
City slates ‘Street Banner Sign up Day’ Dec. 2
Posted: November 10, 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 11/09/2019
Salvation Army seeking coat, blanket donations
Posted: November 09, 2019

Colder temperatures have hit the Texas Hill Country, along with some days of light rain. In due time, we will have days with freezing, or near-freezing, temperatures.

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Friday 11/08/2019
‘Angel Tree’ shopping offered Saturday in Kerr
Posted: November 08, 2019

Walmart has invited the Salvation Army to host an in-kind toy collection event at their 3,500 plus Walmart Supercenters on Saturday, Nov. 9 (typically the start of the holiday shopping season for Walmart).

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Thursday 11/07/2019
Stoepel to host Veterans Day luncheon at dealership
Posted: November 07, 2019

Ken Stoepel Ford will be hosting a luncheon event for all area military veterans on Monday, Nov. 11.

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Wednesday 11/06/2019
HCYO set to host Schreiner Mansion tours
Posted: November 06, 2019

The Hill Country Youth Orchestras will host tours of the historic Schreiner Mansion to raise funding for tuition scholarships and music education for the organization.

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Tuesday 11/05/2019
Olympic Pool being replastered
Posted: November 05, 2019

At the conclusion of the 2019 summer swim season, the City of Kerrville's almost 50-year-old Olympic Pool near Singing Wind Park was re-plastered and its lane lines improved.

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Monday 11/04/2019
Texas Public Radio set to broadcast at SU
Posted: November 04, 2019

Texas Public Radio invites local residents to participate in a live broadcast recording of “Mysterious Creatures: Exploring the Depths of our Aquifers” at Schreiner University on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Schreiner University’s Cailloux Campus Activity Center Ballroom, Kerrville.

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Sunday 11/03/2019
County details election day locations, times
Posted: November 03, 2019

Kerr County voters have started to cast their ballots during early, in-person voting in this fall’s 2019 Constitutional Amendment Election.

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Saturday 11/02/2019
Kerr Regional History Center to host Aceti
Posted: November 02, 2019

The Kerr Regional History Center announced the second lecture of its Kerr Regional Lecture Series. On Saturday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m., local author John Aceti will speak on the topic “Life Stories of Texans.” Aceti has written several books telling the stories of countless men and women who moved to Texas and what motivated them to move. The public is encouraged to attend the lecture and learn what has drawn others to this part of the world to gain a better appreciation for what Texas has to offer.

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Friday 11/01/2019
‘Red Ribbon Ceremony’ to be held today at VA Cemetery
Posted: November 01, 2019

The Republican Women of Kerr County, through the Caring for America committee, will have volunteers placing red velvet ribbons at each grave at the National VA Cemetery here in Kerrville in honor of Veterans Day.

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Thursday 10/31/2019
Council to refinance bond issue
Posted: October 31, 2019

Kerrville City Council considered on Oct. 22 refinancing one of the city’s bond issues to reduce its debt; and voted to participate in 10 percent of a local match in support of the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport as the independent board of that entity seeks a 90 percent grant funding elsewhere to build more T-hangars at the airport.

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Wednesday 10/30/2019
Deleon charged with fabricating false evidence
Posted: October 30, 2019

A Kerrville woman has been arrested following an indictment issued by the 216th Judicial District Court.

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Tuesday 10/29/2019
City seeks Senior Services Advisory Comm. applicants
Posted: October 29, 2019

The City of Kerrville is currently taking applications for board openings on the Senior Services Advisory Committee.

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Monday 10/28/2019
OLH inducts NHS members at ceremony
Posted: October 28, 2019

Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School welcomed eight new members into the National Honor Society during ceremonies Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the OLH library with approximately 100 family members, friends, school faculty and staff in attendance.

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Sunday 10/27/2019
Governor announces four appointments to UGRA Board
Posted: October 27, 2019

Governor Greg Abbott reappointed Aaron C. Bulkley and appointed Gene Allen and Lynda Ables to the Upper Guadalupe River Authority with terms set to expire on Feb. 1, 2025. Additionally, the Governor appointed Austin Dickson to a term set to expire on Feb. 1, 2021.

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Saturday 10/26/2019
Beauchamp to receive ‘Silver Concho’ award
Posted: October 26, 2019

The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County, N.M., Cowboy Hall of Fame has announced that Dr. Darrell Beauchamp, currently the executive director of the Museum of Western Art, will be this year’s recipient of the Hall of Fame’s “Silver Concho” Award.

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Friday 10/25/2019
Military family nominations sought for holiday
Posted: October 25, 2019

Kerrville-area residents are invited to nominate a local military family to become this year’s “Decorated Family” at the holidays

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Thursday 10/24/2019
County mulls process for VFD funding
Posted: October 24, 2019

Kerr County Commissioners debated issues of funding volunteer fire departments at their Oct. 15 meeting; and renewed a contract with the nonprofit Hill Country Dispute Resolution Center for another year.

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Wednesday 10/23/2019
Kerrville man faces multiple drug charges
Posted: October 23, 2019

A 20-year-old Kerrville man faces multiple drug and drug-related charges following his Oct. 11 arrest.

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Tuesday 10/22/2019
Hierholzer honored by SAR, presented ‘Good Citizenship’ medal
Posted: October 22, 2019

Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer was the guest of honor at the October meeting of the Hill Country Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.

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Monday 10/21/2019
PRMC seeks volunteers in ‘variety of jobs’
Posted: October 21, 2019

The busy staff at Peterson Regional Medical Center needs added volunteers in a variety of jobs at the medical center campus.

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Sunday 10/20/2019
KPSF awards $11,600 in ‘Instant Impact Grants’
Posted: October 20, 2019

The Kerrville Public School Foundation (KPSF) has awarded 58 Kerrville ISD teachers with Instant Impact Grant funds that will enhance student learning in their classrooms.

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Saturday 10/19/2019
Birds blamed for massive power outage affecting 3,714 customers
Posted: October 19, 2019

Kerrville Public Utility Board crews battled a massive outage Sunday night effecting 3,714 customers in the center of the city.

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Addicott will speak to Republicans
Posted: October 19, 2019

Jeffrey Addicott, Project Terrorism, will be the featured speaker on Monday, Oct. 21, for the luncheon and regular meeting of the Hill Country Republican Club.

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Friday 10/18/2019
White describes his Honor Flight to Washington, DC to MOWW
Posted: October 18, 2019

Two members of the Military Order of the World Wars described their Honor Flight trip to Washington, DC at the chapter’s monthly meeting last week. Colonel Norm Wells, USAF (retired) and former Captain Bill White, USMC told about their trip and the visits to many war memorials in Washington.

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Thursday 10/17/2019
Free mobile dental clinic set for Oct. 18-19
Posted: October 17, 2019

“Texas Mission of Mercy,” a mobile dental clinic that travels throughout the state providing free dental care, will be visiting Kerrville on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19.

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Wednesday 10/16/2019
County tax statements being distributed
Posted: October 16, 2019

Kerr County property owners are receiving their tax notices in the mail this week, according to Kerr County Tax Assessor-Collector Bob Reeves.

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Tuesday 10/15/2019
Huff named loan officer at Kerr Broadway Bank
Posted: October 15, 2019

Broadway Bank is pleased to announce the recent addition of Mike Huff as senior vice president and commercial loan officer. He arrives at Broadway with 32 years of commercial banking experience, including the last 12 years as a bank executive for Wells Fargo in Kerrville. Huff is a graduate of New Mexico State University with a degree in finance.

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Monday 10/14/2019
Schneider named youth director at St. Paul’s UMC
Posted: October 14, 2019

Kelley Schneider has been appointed Youth Director at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 135 Methodist Encampment Road, Kerrville. A native of the Kansas City, Mo. area, he and his wife, Goldie, and their three children moved to Kerrville in 2012 to live in Goldie’s hometown.

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Sunday 10/13/2019
Kneuper to be featured speaker at DRT Oct. 18 monthly meeting
Posted: October 13, 2019

The Joshua D. Brown Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas will hold its October meeting at Billy Gene’s Restaurant, 1489  Junction Highway, on Oct. 28 at 5 p.m. in order to accommodate members who are in the workforce.  

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Saturday 10/12/2019
‘Blue Santa’ applications now being accepted
Posted: October 12, 2019

The Kerrville Police Department’s Blue Santa program, organized by the Kerrville Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association, is now accepting applications for families in need during the holiday season.

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Friday 10/11/2019
Salvation Army to host annual holiday dinner, volunteers sought
Posted: October 11, 2019

The holidays are an important time of year.

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Thursday 10/10/2019
Bulky, large item curbside pick-up began Oct. 7
Posted: October 10, 2019

Republic Services began collecting bulky items beginning Oct. 7 for residents that have garbage collection on Mondays.

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Wednesday 10/09/2019
Disaster weather training Oct. 19 at HCYEC
Posted: October 09, 2019

Kerr County will host a National Weather Service Skywarn/Floodaware Training event from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Hill Country Youth Event Center.

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Tuesday 10/08/2019
HC Caring Crafters market slated for Nov. 2
Posted: October 08, 2019

The Hill Country Caring Crafters prepared for their Holiday Magic Gift Market to be held on Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, located at 1907 Junction Hwy. W.

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Monday 10/07/2019
Waller, Musgrove honored by UGRA board
Posted: October 07, 2019

At Upper Guadalupe River Authority Board meeting, the Board of Directors bid farewell to long-time UGRA directors Bob Waller and Wayne Musgrove.

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Sunday 10/06/2019
‘Dementias Caregiver Support Group’ to meet Oct. 9
Posted: October 06, 2019

“Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias Caregiver Support Groups” are offered in Kerrville, in monthly meetings.

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Saturday 10/05/2019
Native American ancestry topic of KGS meeting
Posted: October 05, 2019

Wilson Seawright, archivist, Chickasaw Nation, Sulphur, Okla., will speak on Wednesday, Oct. 16, to members and visitors at the Kerrville Genealogical Society on the topic “Finding Your Native American Ancestors.”

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Friday 10/04/2019
Mental health group to offer classes in October
Posted: October 04, 2019

The local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will sponsor a series of free "how-to" classes for parents, guardians and caregivers who provide care for adolescents and children experiencing mental health symptoms or illness.

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