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Compassionate Friends to host ‘Worldwide Candle Lighting’ event Dec. 8

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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Saturday 12/07/2019
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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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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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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Monday 11/04/2019
Texas Public Radio set to broadcast at SU
Posted: November 04, 2019

Texas Public Radio invites local residents to participate in a live broadcast recording of “Mysterious Creatures: Exploring the Depths of our Aquifers” at Schreiner University on Wednesday, Nov. 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Schreiner University’s Cailloux Campus Activity Center Ballroom, Kerrville.

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Saturday 11/02/2019
Kerr Regional History Center to host Aceti
Posted: November 02, 2019

The Kerr Regional History Center announced the second lecture of its Kerr Regional Lecture Series. On Saturday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m., local author John Aceti will speak on the topic “Life Stories of Texans.” Aceti has written several books telling the stories of countless men and women who moved to Texas and what motivated them to move. The public is encouraged to attend the lecture and learn what has drawn others to this part of the world to gain a better appreciation for what Texas has to offer.

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Monday 10/28/2019
OLH inducts NHS members at ceremony
Posted: October 28, 2019

Our Lady of the Hills Regional Catholic High School welcomed eight new members into the National Honor Society during ceremonies Wednesday, Oct. 16, in the OLH library with approximately 100 family members, friends, school faculty and staff in attendance.

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Saturday 10/26/2019
Beauchamp to receive ‘Silver Concho’ award
Posted: October 26, 2019

The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County, N.M., Cowboy Hall of Fame has announced that Dr. Darrell Beauchamp, currently the executive director of the Museum of Western Art, will be this year’s recipient of the Hall of Fame’s “Silver Concho” Award.

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Tuesday 10/22/2019
Hierholzer honored by SAR, presented ‘Good Citizenship’ medal
Posted: October 22, 2019

Sheriff Rusty Hierholzer was the guest of honor at the October meeting of the Hill Country Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.

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Monday 10/21/2019
PRMC seeks volunteers in ‘variety of jobs’
Posted: October 21, 2019

The busy staff at Peterson Regional Medical Center needs added volunteers in a variety of jobs at the medical center campus.

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Sunday 10/20/2019
KPSF awards $11,600 in ‘Instant Impact Grants’
Posted: October 20, 2019

The Kerrville Public School Foundation (KPSF) has awarded 58 Kerrville ISD teachers with Instant Impact Grant funds that will enhance student learning in their classrooms.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Monday 08/19/2019
Library receives accreditation through TLS
Posted: August 19, 2019

The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library has been accredited by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission and will be a fully qualified member of the Texas Library System for State Fiscal Year 2020, which is Sept. 1, 2019 through Aug. 31, 2020.

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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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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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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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Sunday 07/28/2019
Edmondson featured speaker at Kroc July 30
Posted: July 28, 2019

The Salvation Army Kroc Center presents this month’s “Lunch-N-Learn” presentation featuring a “Meet and Greet” with President and CEO of Peterson Health, Cory Edmondson.

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