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Kerrville’s new Assistant City Attorney William Tatsch says the main part of his work will be representing the city and the State of Texas in Kerrville Municipal Court.

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Vern Ollar’s parents lived in Rock Island, Ill., but since on July 26, 1921, the town had no hospital, so he was born in Moline. “It was called the quad cities, and was on the Mississippi river.”

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Amber Burress has had a full schedule over the last three months. She says it started in November, when as the H-E-B Pharmacy manager she oversaw the move from the old store to the new one.

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Brad Barnett’s job as the new president and CEO of the Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce is to oversee the operation of the chamber so that it is responsive to chamber members, and to the community.

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Julie Davis became the president and CEO of the Kerrville Convention & Visitors Bureau on Jan. 16, following the retirement of Charlie McIlvain. She says her goal will be the same, to market and sell Kerrville as a destination to visitors.

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Timothy Hartranft  is the owner of Hellfire Tactical Training, and instructs new and experienced shooters in pistol and rifle, as well as simulated pistol training.

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Chris McCall was sworn in as the new chief of the Kerrville Police Department on Dec. 8. McCall’s wife, Kelli, joined him on stage at the Cailloux Theater and held the Bible as Municipal Judge Mark Prislovsky administered the oath.

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On Jan. 1 Stephen Harpold will be sworn in as the newly elected district attorney for the 198th Judicial District Court, serving Kerr and Bandera Counties. He says he has been the assistant DA since 2104.

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Shirley Jean Hill says she receives donations for Hill Country veterans at the Veterans’ Center Monday through Friday, but her “work week” starts Tuesday.

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Christopher Alvarez Chedzoy says he juggles several careers. He’s a realtor for Brinkman Preferred Properties, currently involved in helping ease Kerrville’s housing shortage. He’s also the co-founder of Basement Brewers of Texas. For fun, he runs with the “Hill Country Blues Rugby” team.

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Nadine Alford says she wears two hats, as the chief deputy of the Kerr County Tax Office, and as the elections coordinator.

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Katy McCarty says her official title at Arcadia Live is “Box Office Manager,” but that title covers several different jobs. A big part of the box office, beyond selling tickets, is maintaining the database of members and donors, and making sure both individual and corporate donors get the be…

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Brenda Hughes, the new councilperson for Place 4, says as many times as people asked her, she never felt like running before this year.

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Kerrville’s Superintendent of Water Production Grant Terry says, “The drip stops here.” He’s in charge of everything to do with the city’s drinking water.

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As director of the Community Services Division of BCFS Health and Human Services in Kerrville, Kamaria Woods says she oversees a variety of programs designed to help young adults live productive lives.

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Hill Country Chapter of Safari Club International Past President Jackie Dukes says the organization’s main focus is promoting conservation.

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Dr. Don Frazier says the population of Texas will double in the next 30 years.

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Greg Marquardt says he started at Tivy High School, 26 years ago, teaching history and two levels of German, but his German program has expanded to where he teaches six sections of German. He says a lot of his students take German because of the challenge.

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Carissa Warren, a Tally Elementary second-grade teacher, says being named the 2020 KISD Teacher of the Year was a bit of a mixed blessing.

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Mike Gentry says he grew up in Houston, and when he moved to California swore he would never return to live in Texas.

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Library Director Danielle Brigati says at a library in a smaller community, like Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library, her job is very diverse, everything from community outreach to overseeing air conditioning repairs.

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Dr. J.C. Cauthen says she runs Cauthen Consulting, L.L.C., www.cauthenconsulting.com, working with parents and students to help explore non-traditional education opportunities.

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Kerrville Fire Department Chief Dannie Smith says his job includes “just about everything.”

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Vicki Hardie says she retired, “Thank goodness,” from a 27-year career working in the Houston airport, and has returned to her childhood interest in music.

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Executive Director Misty Kothe says she officially took over Families & Literacy June 1, but spent her first weeks training with the former executive director, Mindy Wendele. Then, after the organization's spring break, she actually started in her new office July 27.

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Beth Palmer’s official title is Outreach Director for First United Methodist Church. Her office is at Light on the Hill, at the top of Methodist Encampment Rd.

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Administrative Assistant IV Theresa Crawford says she is the office administrator for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's District V, of Region V. As such, she works for the district's Game Warden Captain Javier Fuentes.

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Linda Somerville, vice-president of marketing over the 16 branches of Security State Bank and Trust, says she gave her bosses a year's notice when she decided to retire. Now she's grooming her replacement, Lauren Team, to take over December 31.

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Joe Davis says he came up with the nickname "Old School" for Coach Brian Young, who ran the Kerrville Independent School District roundball program for 29 years before retiring. Now Davis is stepping into Young's shoes as the head boys basketball coach.

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Mark Armstrong says during his three terms of three years each on the Peterson Medical Center Board of Directors, his grandson, Aydan, grew from a kid Armstrong took fishing to a six-foot tall Bastrop High School student. But as of the July meeting, under the board's rules, Armstrong has "ti…

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Research Entomologist Dr. Allan Showler says he conducts research on ectoparasites for the Agricultural Research Service, which is the principal in-house research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture. Ectoparasites are those which live outside of the animals they affect, on …

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Upper Guadalupe River Authority General Manager Ray Buck says he manages an amazing staff of half-a-dozen people, including Assistant GM Tammy Thompson, Natural Resources Coordinator Tara Bushnoe, Natural Resources Specialist Travis Linscomb, Environmental Laboratory Manager Nicole Shepherd,…

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Pat Pattillo says he planned to take over his new office, along with other newly elected officials, on Jan. 1, 2021, but instead he was sworn in as the 216th District Judge on May 1, 2020.

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Kerr County 4-H Agent Jennifer Smith says her position puts her in charge of programming for the young people participating in the 4-H program in Kerr County.

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Sarah Wells-Kier has a temporary training permit from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation as a "Fitter and Dispenser of Hearing Instruments." She says she's almost finished preparing to take the state test, in May, to become fully licensed.