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Skinner named ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Hill Country Master Gardener Jackie Skinner has been recognized as the 2019 “Volunteer of the Year” for her exceptional work with the service organization.

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Friday 01/24/2020
Harbor Freight Tools grand opening Feb. 1
Posted: January 24, 2020

Harbor Freight Tools, America’s leading retailer of quality tools at the lowest prices, will celebrate the grand opening of its new store in Kerrville on Saturday, Feb. 1.

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Thursday 01/23/2020
Peterson Health to host smoking cessation classes beginning Feb. 3
Posted: January 23, 2020

Peterson Health will be offering the American Lung Association’s “Freedom from Smoking” program, a seven-week, eight-course smoking cessation class for adults.

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Wednesday 01/22/2020
‘The Gathering’ begins tonight at Kroc Center
Posted: January 22, 2020

Kathleen Maxwell-Rambie will be leading a new nine-week session of “The Gathering – Bringing God into everyday life” starting Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Kroc Center -Chapel; and the public is invited to register and attend the free Tuesday meetings.

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Council approves Vintage Heights plans, hears protests
Posted: January 22, 2020

In a regular Kerrville City Council meeting that lasted almost four hours, council members voted 5-0 to approve the proposed Vintage Heights development and the new “Deal Points” offered by developer Chuck Cammack.

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Tuesday 01/21/2020
Youth volleyball registration under way at Kroc
Posted: January 21, 2020

Registration is currently underway for The Salvation Army Kroc Center Victory Sports Youth Volleyball League.

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Monday 01/20/2020
Applications being accepted for KCSO Citizen Academy
Posted: January 20, 2020

It’s time for the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office Citizen Academy and applications are now being taken for participants.

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Sunday 01/19/2020
Local students named to ASU Dean’s Dist
Posted: January 19, 2020

Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, has announced the students achieving the Dean's List designation for the 2019 fall semester.

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Saturday 01/18/2020
Property tax deadline nears
Posted: January 18, 2020

Anyone who owns property in Kerr County, whether that land serves as their permanent residence, a hunting getaway spot, an inheritance or the like, are being reminded that they have until the end of this month to pay their taxes.

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Friday 01/17/2020
County approves low-cost rabies clinic
Posted: January 17, 2020

Kerr County Commissioners held their first regular meeting of 2020 on Monday, approved the annual Rabies Vaccination Clinics for Feb. 1-15 with reduced cost, and got good news from James Avery Craftsman about their agreed tax rebate.

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Thursday 01/16/2020
‘The Gathering’ Bible study to begin Jan. 28
Posted: January 16, 2020

“The Gathering,” hosted by local columnist Kathleen Maxwell-Rambie and her team, will begin its spring session Tuesday, Jan. 28 at The Kroc Center from 6:30-7:45 p.m.

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Wednesday 01/15/2020
City extends RFP deadline for workforce housing project
Posted: January 15, 2020

The City of Kerrville has extended its deadline for Requests for Competitive Sealed Proposals (RFP) regarding workforce housing projects from Jan. 7 until Jan. 30.

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Tuesday 01/14/2020
AARP Safe Driver Classes offered 4 times per month
Posted: January 14, 2020

Alan Cone, volunteer instructor for AARP Safe Driver Classes in Kerrville, is offering the classes four times per month locally.

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Monday 01/13/2020
City now hiring aquatics staff for the summer
Posted: January 13, 2020

Have you always wanted to be a lifeguard? Do you enjoy working outdoors and being around water? If so, this job is for you! The City of Kerrville is accepting applications for employment at the Olympic Pool this summer. Applicants must be at least 15 years old and be able to work regularly from late May through mid-August.

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Sunday 01/12/2020
Library announces ‘Brown Bag Book Club’ titles
Posted: January 12, 2020

The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library is pleased to announce the January-June 2020 schedule for the “Brown Bag Book Club.”

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Saturday 01/11/2020
Preppers to hear from KPD’s Gaige Jan. 16
Posted: January 11, 2020

The Hill Country Preppers will host Kerrville Police Sgt. Scott Gaige for CRASE training on January 16.

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Friday 01/10/2020
Applications being accepted for KCSO Citizen’s Academy
Posted: January 10, 2020

It’s time for the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy and applications are now being taken for participants.

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Thursday 01/09/2020
City issues bulk waste drop-off voucher reminder
Posted: January 09, 2020

The City of Kerrville Public Works, Solid Waste Division would like to remind citizens about their free bulk waste drop-off voucher for this quarter. The voucher is intended for residents that have an active account for solid waste services.

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Wednesday 01/08/2020
Applications being accepted for KCSO Citizen’s Academy
Posted: January 08, 2020

It’s time for the Kerr County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy and applications are now being taken for participants.

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Monday 01/06/2020
County seeks volunteer voter registrars
Posted: January 06, 2020

Want to get involved in the voting process this coming year? Want to encourage people to vote? If so, then Kerr County has the perfect opportunity. Local elections officials are looking for volunteer deputy registrars.

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Sunday 01/05/2020
AARP Safe Driver Classes offered 4 times per month
Posted: January 05, 2020

Alan Cone, volunteer instructor for AARP Safe Driver Classes in Kerrville, is offering the classes four times per month locally.

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Saturday 01/04/2020
Voting by mail applications now available
Posted: January 04, 2020

Qualified registered voters of Kerr County may soon be able to ask that an official 2020 General Primary ballot be mailed to them, according to Bob Reeves, Kerr County’s tax assessor-collector and head of the local elections department.

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Friday 01/03/2020
Dunkelberg to address Texas Democratic Women Jan. 7
Posted: January 03, 2020

Hill Country Chapter of Texas Democratic Women will hold its regular monthly meeting on Jan. 7 with a luncheon followed by the business meeting and program. The public is invited to attend.

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Wednesday 01/01/2020
City accepting Christmas trees for recycling
Posted: January 01, 2020

The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department are accepting Christmas trees from Dec. 26 to Jan. 20.

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Tuesday 12/31/2019
Packets available for city council candidates
Posted: December 31, 2019

The City of Kerrville announces that beginning Thursday, Jan. 2, candidate petition packets and application forms for the May 2, 2020 general election will be available for pickup in the City Secretary’s office at City Hall, 701 Main St., Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Thursday 12/26/2019
RNC fundraising for matching grant by Dec. 31
Posted: December 26, 2019

Hark! What is that I hear? The sound of Santa’s reindeer upon the roof? Little elf hammers eagerly tapping away?

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Wednesday 12/25/2019
Morning Rotary club rings bell for Salvation Army
Posted: December 25, 2019

The Rotary Club of Kerrville - Morning (Morning Rotary) recently served the Salvation Army in their Red Kettle fundraiser. Volunteers took turns ringing the bell for donations.

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Tuesday 12/24/2019
‘Guns & Hoses’ beneficiary applications being accepted
Posted: December 24, 2019

The Guns & Hoses Flag Football Game Committee is now accepting applications for the beneficiary of the 2020 Guns & Hoses Flag Football Game.

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Saturday 12/21/2019
H-E-B launches new mobile app for customers
Posted: December 21, 2019

Focused on delivering a convenient experience both in-store and online, H-E-B has made it easier for customers to shop on their mobile device with the launch of its new My H-E-B mobile app.

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Friday 12/20/2019
City details garbage collection holiday schedule
Posted: December 20, 2019

The City of Kerrville residential solid waste customers will experience changes to the collection schedule for the weeks listed below. The holiday schedule will include a special collection of bagged garbage only for residential customers.

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Thursday 12/19/2019
City to stock Rainbow Trout at LH Park
Posted: December 19, 2019

Louise Hays Park river front will be stocked with two shipments of rainbow trout this winter.

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Wednesday 12/18/2019
Council votes to address street flooding issues
Posted: December 18, 2019

Kerrville City Council members held their only regular December meeting Dec. 10, voting unanimously to move forward on drainage repairs in floodprone areas of Lois Street and the Take It Easy RV park on Junction Highway.

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Sunday 12/15/2019
City council candidate applications available
Posted: December 15, 2019

The City of Kerrville announces that candidate applications are available for persons interested in running on the May 2 ballot for a place on the Kerrville City Council.

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Friday 12/13/2019
‘Wreaths Across America’ ceremony set for Saturday
Posted: December 13, 2019

A wreath-laying ceremony will be held at the Kerrville National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 11 a.m. in memory of the 462 military veterans who are buried there.

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Wednesday 12/11/2019
P&Z deadlocked on Vintage Heights plan, following hearing
Posted: December 11, 2019

Planning and Zoning Commission, with one member absent, voted 3-3 on a zoning change for a subdivision bordering Riverhill on Medina Highway and stalled the developer’s plans until City Council can debate this or the developer amends his plans.

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Tuesday 12/10/2019
SAR hears from CPISD Chief, ‘History of Panama Canal’
Posted: December 10, 2019

The Hill Country Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, presented the Law Enforcement Commendation Medal to Jimmy Poole of the Center Point ISD Police.

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Monday 12/09/2019
‘BUILD’ award to aid Doyle neighborhood
Posted: December 09, 2019

New Hope Counseling Center announces that it has been selected to receive the BUILD Health Challenge award.

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Sunday 12/08/2019
UGRA elects officers, welcomes directors
Posted: December 08, 2019

Recently, the Board of Directors of the Upper Guadalupe River Authority unanimously elected new officers for terms to expire Sept. 30, 2020.

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Saturday 12/07/2019
Compassionate Friends to host ‘Worldwide Candle Lighting’ event Dec. 8
Posted: December 07, 2019

The Compassionate Friends “Worldwide Candle Lighting” unites family and friends around the globe in lighting candles for to honor the memories of the sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, and grandchildren who died too soon.

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OLH students give back to veterans
Posted: December 07, 2019

To round out this month’s salute to veterans, Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School students collected and delivered personal-care items to patients at Kerrville’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 3600 Memorial Boulevard.

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Friday 12/06/2019
Boomers and Beyond hosting ‘Blanket Drive’
Posted: December 06, 2019

The Kerrville Boomers and Beyond Alliance – Senior Services announces their “Blanket Drive 2019.”

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Thursday 12/05/2019
Applications being accepted for city boards, deadlines approaching
Posted: December 05, 2019

The City of Kerrville is currently taking applications for board openings on the Library Advisory Board, the Recovery Community Coalition, the Building Board of Adjustment and Appeals, and the Zoning Board of Adjustment. All applications are due by Dec. 31, 2019.

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Wednesday 12/04/2019
City to host annual bow hunt at local park
Posted: December 04, 2019

The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department announces that Kerrville-Schreiner Park will again host the wildlife management bow hunt Dec. 6-19.

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Tuesday 12/03/2019
Applications being accepted for city BBAA
Posted: December 03, 2019

The City of Kerrville is currently taking applications for nine openings on the Building Board of Adjustment and Appeals.

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Monday 12/02/2019
Polar Bear king, queen to be crowned Dec. 19
Posted: December 02, 2019

Mo-Ranch and Hill Country Youth Ranch, this year’s Mo-Ranch Polar Bear Plunge beneficiary, invite you to celebrate the brave men and women who will be taking the plunge on Jan. 1 into the chilly waters of the Guadalupe River.

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Sunday 12/01/2019
Reeves attends public investment conference
Posted: December 01, 2019

Kerr County Tax Assessor-Collector Bob Reeves recently obtained expert-level training on the latest, improved investment methods and opportunities for county funds.

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Saturday 11/30/2019
Voters to receive new certificates in mail soon
Posted: November 30, 2019

Kerr County voters whose registration is current in December 2019 will soon be receiving new voter registration certificates in the mail from the Kerr County Elections Department.

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Friday 11/29/2019
City announces parade float winners
Posted: November 29, 2019

The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department announced the winners of the 2019 Holiday Lighted Parade have been selected.

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Thursday 11/28/2019
County offices to close for Thanksgiving
Posted: November 28, 2019

Kerr County offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28-29, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Tuesday 11/26/2019
SU leadership class hosts ‘Beat Hunger’ drive
Posted: November 26, 2019

Last week the Mountaineer Leadership Academy Sophomore class hosted their semester project called “Beat Hunger.”

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