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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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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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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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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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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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