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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 12/13/2019
‘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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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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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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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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Monday 11/25/2019
Public invited to hear beekeeping presentation tonight
Posted: November 25, 2019

Rick Fink got into beekeeping about 16 years ago when he noticed his dad's plants weren't producing as much as they both would have liked.

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Sunday 11/24/2019
Blood bank locations, times announced
Posted: November 24, 2019

The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center in San Antonio provided this list of upcoming stops in Kerrville for their blood donation sites and times.

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Compassionate Friends support group to meet
Posted: November 24, 2019

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

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Friday 11/22/2019
‘First Blessing’ event to provide shoes, socks to local children
Posted: November 22, 2019

Trinity Baptist, Hosanna Lutheran, First Baptist Center Point and Impact Christian Fellowship are providing free new shoes and socks for children in need.

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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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