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White describes his Honor Flight to Washington, DC to MOWW

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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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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Thursday 10/03/2019
Loring to lead grief workshop at St. Paul’s UMC
Posted: October 03, 2019

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church will host Patrick Loring, LPC in a one-time, free program on the dynamics of grief and the holidays.

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Wednesday 10/02/2019
Council OKs amended sign ordinance
Posted: October 02, 2019

The amended sign ordinance again took up most of the time spent at a long Kerrville City Council meeting on Sept. 24.

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Tuesday 10/01/2019
SU Alumna joins the Peace Corps, reports to Panama
Posted: October 01, 2019

Patricia “Patty” Arias graduated from Schreiner University in May 2019 with a bachelor of science degree in public health.

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Monday 09/30/2019
Kerrville Morning Rotary Club donates, distributes dictionaries
Posted: September 30, 2019

The Kerrville Rotary – Morning Club initiated a program 18 years ago to annually distribute dictionaries to Ingram ISD students.

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Sunday 09/29/2019
SAR hears details on national security law
Posted: September 29, 2019

Professor Jeffery Addicott of St. Mary’s University Law School addressed the Hill Country Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. Professor Addicott’s specialty is National Security Law and Terrorism.

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Friday 09/27/2019
Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 22-28
Posted: September 27, 2019

Sept. 22-28 will mark the annual Adult Education and Family Literacy Week to remind us all that reading, writing, and basic math remain an elusive target for 36 million adults nationwide, including more than 5,000 in our community.

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Thursday 09/26/2019
KPUB presents, approves budget for FY19-20
Posted: September 26, 2019

KPUB Board Members unanimously approved a budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 that begins on Oct. 1 during their regularly scheduled board meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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Wednesday 09/25/2019
Salvation Army seeks help restocking local food pantry
Posted: September 25, 2019

The Salvation Army has issued a call for assistance in re-stocking its food pantry.

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Tuesday 09/24/2019
Weaver joins Brinkman Properties staff
Posted: September 24, 2019

Brinkman Commercial Properties welcomes Kristan D. Weaver, former vice-president of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce, to their commercial real estate and development practice.

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Monday 09/23/2019
KPUB offers electric vehicle rebates to Kerr
Posted: September 23, 2019

National Drive Electric Week, Sept. 14-22, is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today's widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles and more.

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Sunday 09/22/2019
HCMN to host ‘Nature Tracker’ Hensley tomorrow
Posted: September 22, 2019

Visitors are invited to attend the next monthly meeting of the Hill Country Chapter, Texas Master Naturalist on Monday Sept. 23.

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Saturday 09/21/2019
Emergency response training set for Oct. 4-6
Posted: September 21, 2019

A 20-hour, hands-on, exercise-filled Community Emergency Response Team basic training class is being offered by Kerr County on Oct. 4-6.

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Thursday 09/19/2019
City Council passes budget on first reading
Posted: September 19, 2019

Kerrville City Council approved the fiscal year 2020 budget and the tax rate to fund that budget in their regular meeting on Sept. 10.

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Wednesday 09/18/2019
HC CASA celebrates 30 years’ advocacy for children
Posted: September 18, 2019

Hill Country Court Appointed Special Advocates is marking the 30th anniversary of their advocacy for Hill Country foster children and youth; and they celebrated their anniversary with a party at the Riverhill Club last weekend for the volunteers who serve the voiceless children in the community.

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Tuesday 09/17/2019
KGS announces featured speakers, dates
Posted: September 17, 2019

The Kerrville Genealogical Society has announced three upcoming monthly meeting speakers as well as the featured presenter for its Annual Fall Genealogy Seminar on Saturday, Oct. 5.

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Monday 09/16/2019
‘Summit Training’ offered Sept. 17 for area nonprofits
Posted: September 16, 2019

Area non-profit leaders are invited to take part in “Summit 2019 (Summitopoly)” on Sept. 17, training offered by the Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country.

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Sunday 09/15/2019
KPD invites public to ‘Night Out’ event
Posted: September 15, 2019

Neighborhoods throughout Kerrville are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide on Tuesday, Oct. 1, for the "36th Annual National Night Out" crime and drug prevention event.

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Saturday 09/14/2019
Main Street Advisory applicants sought
Posted: September 14, 2019

The City of Kerrville is currently taking applications for openings on the newly re-created Main Street Advisory Board.

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Thursday 09/12/2019
Flores to speak at NAMI meet tonight
Posted: September 12, 2019

The local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness is hosting Alaina Flores, supervisor in the Kerr, Bandera and Gillespie Community Supervision & Corrections Department.

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Wednesday 09/11/2019
KPD releases additional info on officer-involved shooting
Posted: September 11, 2019

The Kerrville Police Department released more information regarding last week’s officer-involved shooting that claimed the life of 17-year-old Tommy Luke Hranicky, a Tivy High School student.

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Tuesday 09/10/2019
City, ‘Boomers’ to host ‘Health Fair’ Sept. 11
Posted: September 10, 2019

The Boomers and Beyond Alliance, along with the City of Kerrville's Senior Services Advisory Board, will be hosting the “Boomers & Beyond Health & Wellness Fair” on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dietert Center, 451 Guadalupe St.

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Monday 09/09/2019
Childs to present on YMCA Ranch Sept. 10 at RNC
Posted: September 09, 2019

The Native Plant Society’s September meeting will feature Dr. Craig Childs who will be presenting “The YMCA Roberts Ranch: Education, Nature Preserve, and Research Center” on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 1:30 p.m., at the Riverside Nature Center.

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Sunday 09/08/2019
City seeking youth leadership applicants
Posted: September 08, 2019

The City of Kerrville is currently taking applications for openings on the Kerrville Area Youth Leadership Academy Class of 2019-20. The 10-member class will develop youth leaders committed to learning about local government and provide an overview of the complexity and variety of opportunities available through public service.

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Saturday 09/07/2019
September is ‘Library Card Sign-up Month’
Posted: September 07, 2019

This September, the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library is joining the American Library Association and libraries nationwide for “Library Card Sign-Up Month,” a time to remind parents, caregivers and students that a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning.

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Friday 09/06/2019
‘Neighborhood Picnic’ Sept. 15 at Carver Park
Posted: September 06, 2019

The congregations of three Kerrville Churches – Barnet Chapel United Methodist, Mt. Olive Baptist and Zion Lutheran – are joining together on Sept. 15 to hold a ”Neighborhood Picnic” at Carver Park, and the public is invited.

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Thursday 09/05/2019
Peterson, H-E-B to partner for ‘Flu Shot Clinic’
Posted: September 05, 2019

Peterson Health and the H-E-B Pharmacy are joining forces to offer the “Community Flu Shot Clinic” on Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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Wednesday 09/04/2019
City passes new Zoning Code, bond issue sale
Posted: September 04, 2019

Kerrville City Council passed the Zoning Code rewrite on second and final reading at the Aug. 27 regular meeting; and approved the sale of up to $10.5 million in Certificates of Obligation, earmarked for street and drainage work.

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Tuesday 09/03/2019
Schreiner University holds ‘White Coat Ceremony’ for Class of 2021
Posted: September 03, 2019

Schreiner University hosted its inaugural White Coat Ceremony, a rite of passage to emphasize the importance of compassionate patient care at the very start of training. The ceremony was held in the Junkin Ministry Fellowship Hall on Aug 12, 2019, where 17 new nursing students recited an oath to patient care.

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Monday 09/02/2019
Century 21 - The Hills acquires F’burg office
Posted: September 02, 2019

Century 21 The Hills Realty Broker/Owner Toni Manchester announced that they have completed the acquisition of the Century 21 office in Fredericksburg.

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Sunday 09/01/2019
HCYR named beneficiary of Mo-Ranch event
Posted: September 01, 2019

For almost three decades, Mo-Ranch has hosted its Polar Bear Plunge charity event on New Year’s Day where participating sliders raise funds for a non-profit by bravely sliding down a 35-foot-high, 116-foot-long water slide, straight into the icy waters of the Guadalupe River.

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Saturday 08/31/2019
Families invited to ‘Kerr 4-H Big Bash’ Sept. 3
Posted: August 31, 2019

Kerr County families are invited to bring their school-age children to the annual “Kerr 4-H Big Bash,” a get-acquainted and sign-up night, to be introduced to the variety of programs and activities available here in 4-H.

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Friday 08/30/2019
City, ‘Boomers’ to host ‘Health Fair’ Sept. 11
Posted: August 30, 2019

The Boomers and Beyond Alliance, along with the City of Kerrville's Senior Services Advisory Board, will be hosting the “Boomers & Beyond Health & Wellness Fair” on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dietert Center, 451 Guadalupe St.

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Thursday 08/29/2019
Main Street Advisory Board applicants sought
Posted: August 29, 2019

The City of Kerrville is currently taking applications for openings on the newly re-created Main Street Advisory Board.

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Wednesday 08/28/2019
KPD responds to ‘threatening’ social media post
Posted: August 28, 2019

A local juvenile was questioned Thursday, Aug. 22, after reportedly posting a terroristic threat on socal media involving Hal Peterson Middle School, according to Kerrville Police Department Sgt. Jonathan Lamb, public information officer.

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Tuesday 08/27/2019
City details proposed budget for FY2020
Posted: August 27, 2019

With a theme of “Kerrville 2050 - Celebrating a Year of Momentum,” the City of Kerrville’s Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) Budget was filed with the City Secretary on July 31 and presented to City Council on Aug. 13. The new budget advances many Kerrville 2050 priorities while lowering the property tax rate from $0.5514 per $100 of assessed value to $0.5400. Some of the major Kerrville 2050 initiatives proposed for FY2020 are as follows:

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Monday 08/26/2019
Schreiner University BSN graduates post perfect pass rate
Posted: August 26, 2019

Schreiner University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing students recently achieved 100 percent first-time pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) – marking a first for the Nursing Program’s BSN degree recipients.

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