Dr. Bill Bailey says he is the product of three generations of physicians. His grandfather was Dr. Thomas Bennett Bailey, his father was Dr. Charles William Bailey, and he is Dr. Charles William Bailey Jr. “But call me Bill.”
Captain Jeremiah and Major Missy Romack unite behind the altar in the Kroc Chapel, prepared to be the hands of Jesus in the Hill Country, meeting spiritual and physical needs of people across Kerr County.
Bridget Collins says as the new principal of Our Lady of the Hills College Prep she will work with the Board of Trustees to make sure the vision and mission of the school are lived out on a daily basis.
Bridget Collins, Our Lady of the Hills College Prep’s new principal, checks out the hawk in the entryway, as part of the school’s story, what it has been, and what it will become in the future under her stewardship.
The new Center Point Independent School District Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Damian Van Winkle says the CPISD board approved his hire last May, and he officially takes office July 1.
Damian Van Winkle, Center Point ISD’s new athletic director and head football coach, shows off the “Pirate Pride” logo on a weightlifting rack, where he spends mornings under University Interscholastic rules, assuring the safety and effectiveness of student athlete workouts.
Local Rhythm and Blues singer Ruben Exum was recently a featured performer when Kerrville’s “New Buddy Holly Band” appeared at a Cailloux Theater performance. He says it was great to once again perform with the 10-year-old group.
Born in Guanajuato, in central Mexico, Maria Sanjuana Perez says her parents, Juan and Victoria Perez, brought her family to the United States 10 years ago, when her father found work at a ranch in Hunt.
Lauren Jette says that, as the Kerrville Independent School District’s public relations specialist, she “handles district communications,” making sure students’ parents and the larger community are up to speed on what’s happening inside KISD.
Retired Major General Rob Walter is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Military Affairs at Schreiner University. He says that involves working with the Institute’s Director Shannon DeVille to keep Schreiner’s military programs on track for success.
Maj. Gen. Rob Walter, Ret., shows off his Schreiner University polo shirt and U.S. Army cap, which describes his role as is the Director of Strategic Initiatives for Military Affairs at Schreiner University.
Division Chief Jerremy Hughes is the Kerrville Fire Department’s “Training Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator.” He says that gives him two tasks, training KFD personnel and making sure the City of Kerrville is ready for emergencies.
Gil Salinas, executive director of the Kerr Economic Development Corporation, will leverage his management and marketing skills as a new member of Texas’ “Motor Vehicle Crime Prevention Authority.” Established by the 72nd Texas Legislature in 1991 as the “Texas Automobile Theft Prevention Au…
John Bull says his job as a regional chief public defender is to assemble a law office specializing in representing people charged with committing crimes.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.