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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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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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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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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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Saturday 09/28/2019
‘Outstanding Woman of the Year’ sought
Posted: September 28, 2019

The Kerr County Women’s Chamber is sponsoring the 2019 “Outstanding Woman of the Year Award” to a Kerr County woman who has shown a history of outstanding leadership and commitment in the local community.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sunday 08/25/2019
Raising Cane’s interviewing for new store staff
Posted: August 25, 2019

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, named one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Work in 2019” by Glassdoor, is always on the lookout for talented individuals to help foster its cool culture, fast and friendly service and its all-embracing commitment to community involvement.

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Saturday 08/24/2019
‘Quilt Challenge’ to benefit HC CASA
Posted: August 24, 2019

There are few experiences more traumatic than losing a home. When children must be removed from their home because it’s no longer safe, the scars can be lasting and profound. However, even the simplest act of caring, like being wrapped in the warmth of a colorful quilt, can provide hope for their journey ahead.

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Friday 08/23/2019
SU to host Congressman Roy Aug. 28
Posted: August 23, 2019

The Schreiner University Young Republicans Club is hosting a special campus event on Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 7-9 p.m. in the Cailloux Campus Activity Center upstairs ballroom.

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Thursday 08/22/2019
SU to host convocation Aug. 23, Frampton to speak
Posted: August 22, 2019

Schreiner University will hold convocation, which is open to the public, at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug 23, in the Stephens Family Arena of the Athletic and Event Center with the traditional procession of faculty and members of the Centennial Class of 2023.

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Tuesday 08/20/2019
Enrollment open for Families & Literacy classes
Posted: August 20, 2019

Calling all adult learners. Do you have friends, family or employees wanting to have a better life?

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Friday 08/16/2019
LWV to celebrate ‘Women’s Equality Day’ Aug. 26
Posted: August 16, 2019

The League of Women Voters of the Hill Country Texas will host a dinner in celebration of “Women's Equality Day” on Monday, Aug. 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the Cailloux Campus Activity Center on the campus of Schreiner University.

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Tuesday 08/13/2019
Low Vision Club to meet Aug. 13 at Dietert Center
Posted: August 13, 2019

The Kerrville Low Vision Club sponsored by the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind will meet at the Dietert Center on Tuesday, Aug. 13 from 10-11:30 a.m.

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Monday 08/12/2019
KISD details free, reduced lunch program
Posted: August 12, 2019

Kerrville Independent School District announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served under the attached current income eligibility guidelines.

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Sunday 08/11/2019
SU shines at International Nursing Congress
Posted: August 11, 2019

The Schreiner University Nursing Department had an excellent display of accomplishment at the international level in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 25-29.

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Monday 08/05/2019
Kerrville Morning Rotary installs 2019-20 officers
Posted: August 05, 2019

Kerrville Morning Rotary’s last charter member still active in the club, Bob Green, presided over the Kerrville Morning Rotary new officer installation this past month.

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Sunday 08/04/2019
KerrKonnect seeks drivers
Posted: August 04, 2019

KerrKonnect, Kerrville’s new volunteer door-to-door transit system, is actively seeking volunteer drivers to help handle its growing number of clients needing rides.

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Thursday 08/01/2019
Kerr man, 60, facing charges of indency with a child
Posted: August 01, 2019

Kerr County Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer has announced the arrest of a 60-year-old Kerrville man who has been charged with two counts of indecency with a child and one count of sexual assault of a child.

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Tuesday 07/30/2019
Salvation Army taking Fit-4-Life applications
Posted: July 30, 2019

The Fit-4-Life program is currently accepting applications from interested individuals looking to push the restart button and get healthy.

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