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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.

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Robert Earl King calls himself a "regular guy," a person who has a unique job and career. He says he performs 120 shows per year, which keeps him on the road about 180 days per year, playing for his many fans.

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Thomas Hansard, the "Jarl," or leader, of Vinland Texas Vikings, says his is an educational nonprofit, teaching members, and the public, skills used by ninth to 11th-century people. Those include blacksmithing, leatherworking, clothing construction, and arts.

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Travis Cole Trimble says as a Kerrville Police Department "telecommunications specialist," or dispatcher, he spends his work hours answering both those who call 911 in an emergency, and those who dial the police non-emergency number, 257-8181.

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Senior Minister Brett Coe says he decided to hold a Blue Christmas service at First Christian Church last December when he couldn't find a similar service advertised elsewhere in the Hill Country.

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Dr. Benjamin Montoya says his work as an assistant professor of history at Schreiner University includes teaching classes, advising students, being of service to the SU community, and researching within his particular specialization in the field of history.

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Cadet Commander Caitlin Jones describes her job as putting projects together with her commandant, USAF Colonel Bobby Woods, and Command Sergeant Major Michael Galifaro; and filing a lot of reports. She starts with the mission brief, then divides the tasks that need doing.