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City donates fire truck to CP

Kerrville City Council held a relatively short meeting Feb. 11 and passed two ordinances on first reading, one to annex the USDA Laboratory property north of I-10 and west of State Highway 16, and the other to limit heavy truck traffic on Paschal Avenue for safety reasons.

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Tuesday 02/18/2020
Tivy singer earns All-State Choir honor
Posted: February 18, 2020

Tara Schultz, a member of the Tivy High School Choir, will perform with the Texas All-State Treble Choir in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at the Henry B. González Convention Center as part of the 2020 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention.

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Sunday 02/16/2020
Foundation awards $54K grant to VA Dogs
Posted: February 16, 2020

The Hal and Charlie Peterson Foundation recently awarded a $54,000 grant to Veterans Assistance Dogs of Texas, Inc. (“VA Dogs”).

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Saturday 02/15/2020
Blackburn certified as mayor candidate, deadline Feb. 14
Posted: February 15, 2020

On Feb. 7, City Secretary Shelley McElhannon announced that Bill Blackburn’s petition had been certified and found to be sufficient; therefore, Bill Blackburn is an official candidate for the Office of Mayor on the Kerrville City Council.

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Tuesday 02/11/2020
City offers registration for summer activities
Posted: February 11, 2020

The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department announces that registration for 2020 summer activities opened Feb. 1. Activities include: Group Swim Lessons, Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons, Junior Lifeguard Camp, Kids Triathlon, and the Skateboard Competition.

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Monday 02/10/2020
Irion honored at SAR chapter meeting
Posted: February 10, 2020

The Hill Country Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, opened their January meeting with the presentation of a Flag Certificate to Kerrville VA Representative Lance Maley for the proper display of the American Flag at the Kerrville VA Hospital.

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Sunday 02/09/2020
City accepting applications to Parks board
Posted: February 09, 2020

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

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Saturday 02/08/2020
Addicott to address Preppers on terrorism
Posted: February 08, 2020

The Hill Country Preppers will once again host Professor Jeff Addicott on the subject of Terrorism.

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Friday 02/07/2020
Council mulls water issues, Ince named 'Officer of the Year'
Posted: February 07, 2020

Kerrville City Council discussed water issues including their long-range supply plan and a project to drill a new groundwater well on city property in a joint project with Headwaters Groundwater Conservation District.

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Thursday 02/06/2020
‘Salute to Women Veterans’ planned for noon Saturday
Posted: February 06, 2020

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System invites Kerrville-area residents to their annual “Salute to Women Veterans” on Saturday, Feb. 8.

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Wednesday 02/05/2020
Council approves Vintage Heights agreements
Posted: February 05, 2020

Kerrville City Council considered on Jan. 28 a development and incentive agreement for Vintage Heights, south of Riverhill on State Highway 16 S.

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Monday 02/03/2020
Kiwanis Club invites public to ‘Pancake Supper’
Posted: February 03, 2020

The Kiwanis Club of Kerrville will be hosting its 74th “all you can eat” Annual Pancake Supper on Friday, Feb. 7, at the Tivy High School cafeteria.

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Sunday 02/02/2020
Hren to lead SU Syers Lecture Series Feb. 10
Posted: February 02, 2020

Schreiner University welcomes Dr. Joshua Hren, from Belmont Abbey College, for the annual Margaret Syers Lecture series. He will be giving a lecture titled "Middle- earth and Just-Mercy: Tol-kien's Ethics" at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, in Schreiner University’s Junkin Campus Ministry Building. A reception will precede the lecture beginning at 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.

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Saturday 02/01/2020
Low Vision Resource Group to meet Feb. 6
Posted: February 01, 2020

The Low Vision Resource Group Meeting will be held on Thursday Feb. 6, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 724 S. Washington St. (Hwy 87 S) in Fredericksburg. The doors will be opened at 1 p.m.  

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Friday 01/31/2020
City accepting applications for several board openings
Posted: January 31, 2020

The City of Kerrville is currently taking applications for vacancies on the following boards:

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Thursday 01/30/2020
City addresses Coronavirus reports in U.S.
Posted: January 30, 2020

There have been recent reports of the Coronavirus in the United States. As a precautionary measure, the City of Kerrville would like to provide the following information from the Center for Disease Control:

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Wednesday 01/29/2020
VA housing assistance loan limit increased
Posted: January 29, 2020

On Thursday, Jan. 23, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that Texas veterans and military members are now eligible for low-interest home loans up to $510,400. The new loan limit took effect on Friday, Jan. 24 for all applications received on or after that date.

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Sunday 01/26/2020
USDA to host ‘Single Family Housing Workshop’
Posted: January 26, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will host a “Single Family Housing Workshop” on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 1 p.m. in the conference room of the Wells Fargo builidng at 301 Junction Hwy.

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Saturday 01/25/2020
Skinner named ‘Volunteer of the Year’
Posted: January 25, 2020

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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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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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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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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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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