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All the valentines in February remind us that our child/children are not here to share these hearts.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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