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 In this mobile age, technology has become increasingly valuable in supporting new generations of lifelong learners and readers. Now, Kerrville Independent School District and Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library have formed an innovative new partnership to increase access to more ebooks and eAu…

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The City of Kerrville announced that beginning Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, candidate application packets for the May 1, 2021 General Election are available for pick-up in the city secretary’s office at City Hall, 701 Main St., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

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The City of Kerrville Public Works Department informed residents that Republic Services will continue to pick up Christmas trees with the regularly scheduled January brush/yard waste collection. The trees need to be completely free of all lights, ornaments, hangers, icicles, and any other de…

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The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library announced that it has joined OverDrive’s Lonestar Consortium for ebooks/audiobooks. The consortium is comprised of more than 30 libraries in central Texas, and their entire collection is now available to library patrons. To browse the collection, please v…

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On Jan. 1, BEC launched a new, voluntary energy efficiency program to help members identify energy improvements and finance the costs on their monthly electric bill with no down payment required.

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The City of Kerrville announced that beginning Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, candidate application packets for the May 1, 2021 General Election are available for pick-up in the city secretary’s office at City Hall, 701 Main St., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.

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The City of Kerrville municipal offices and the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library will be closed Friday, Jan. 1, 2021 in observance of the New Year holiday.

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Despite the extraordinary challenges we all have seen in 2020, Schreiner University continues to fulfill its promises to the students that have entrusted the university to provide a premier education. Because of this, a Schreiner University alumnus and current member of Schreiner’s Board of …

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The Public Works Department, Solid Waste Division would like to inform City of Kerrville residents of the 2020 holiday schedule and special trash collection that will be offered to residents on their regular trash pickup day during the week of Dec. 28. This special collection is for bagged t…

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The wait for a proposed downtown Marriott Springhill Suites hotel will continue following a vote by the Kerrville City Council to take no action on a proposed development agreement between the City of Kerrville and D&V Development, LLC at a special called council meeting held Thursday.

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The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library announced that it has joined OverDrive’s Lonestar Consortium for ebooks/audiobooks. The consortium is comprised of more than 30 libraries in central Texas, and their entire collection is now available to library patrons. To browse the collection, please v…

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The most effective way to defeat scammers is to know how to identify scams. You should just hang up on any call you’re uncertain of and ignore suspicious emails.  Scammers are always finding new ways to steal your money and personal information by exploiting your fears.

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The Major James Kerr Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, held its annual Christmas Silver Tea at the home of member Pam Slutz on Nov. 5, while also commemorating the 48th Anniversary of its being chartered by the National Society.

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The Volunteer Services Council at Kerrville State Hospital has issued the following request for community support of Christmas activities and gifts this year for the KSH patients.

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Kerrville City Council members considered agenda items for the 2021 city General Election and approved Kerrville Fire Department request to remount an existing ambulance on a new chassis, as an alternative to buying a new vehicle.

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Hill Country author Wanda Garner Cash’s new book, “Pancho Villa’s Saddle at the Cadillac Bar,” is available now at the Hill Country Arts Foundation’s gift shop and online at Texas A&M University Press, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.

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The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department invites you to kick off your holiday fun with the “Running Home for the Holidays Virtual 5K” happening from Saturday, Dec. 5 to Sunday, Dec. 13. Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Christmas character and get out on …

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Three-time Grammy Award-winner musician Joe Posada, a COVID-19 survivor and convalescent plasma donor, will be the headliner at the first-ever Couch Potato Ball on Friday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m.

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Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Department of State Health Services recently announced the guiding principles for Texas' COVID-19 vaccine allocation process, which will serve as a foundation for the state's initial distribution of COVID-19 vaccines expected as early as next month.

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Kerr County Commissioners held an off-Monday meeting Dec. 7, renewing an interlocal agreement and approving an electrical easement with Kerrville ISD; and delaying a decision on funding moves for major repairs at an airport hangar.

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Earlier this year, UGRA made the decision to cancel the one-day Annual River Clean Up event for the first time in 16 years.  Since there are many people in our community dedicated to keeping the watershed clean, UGRA still wanted to honor that enthusiasm by offering a modified cleanup format.  

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The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

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It is expected that more holiday gifts and greetings will be sent through the mail this year, as families and friends will hold virtual celebrations instead of opening gifts in person. The Postal Service always encourages customers to send their holiday gifts and cards early. This year is no…

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The Raphael Toy Drive is an annual gift drive organized by the OLH National Honor Society for the benefit of children who visit the Raphel Community Free Clinic.

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While some may think it is still a little early to unpack the holiday decorations, the Salvation Army has been hard at work, planning Christmas programs for several months.