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Kerr County Commissioners held a “special meeting” lasting less than two hours, and in action items, approved a grant coming to the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport; and a separate state grant to the county from Texas Department of Transportation.

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Schreiner University announced its distribution of state and federal relief funding for direct support to its students during the COVID-19 crisis. Below is a list of the funds the University received and how those funds were distributed to its students.

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If you have delayed submitting your application to the 2020 Hill Country Chapter Texas Master Naturalist Volunteer Training Course because of COVID-19 uncertainties, please know that the HCTMN is proceeding full-steam ahead and are cautiously optimistic that the course will be held as schedu…

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To thank donors for volunteering to give blood, the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center, based in San Antonio, is providing free COVID-19 antibody testing for all blood donations this summer, through Aug. 31.

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The Election Department at the Kerr County Courthouse offers further information on mail-in ballots, for those registered voters who choose to use that option for the July 14 Primary Runoff election.

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As COVID-19-curtailed activities gradually restart back to an “old normal,” one community based youth sports group, the Kerrville Indians, has geared itself up for the remainder of their season, and is going forward with hoped-for continued successes which has become a tradition.

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The HIll Country Youth Soccer Association is registering players for the Fall 2020 soccer season on the following dates at the Kerrville Sports Complex from 4:30-7 p.m.

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Tivy High School Air Force JROTC Cadet Eryn Russell received the Military Order of the World Wars JROTC Award of Merit at the June 9 meeting of Hill Country Chapter- MOWW.

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Kerr County Commissioners got a grimmer COVID-19 report Monday, approved an MOU between the sheriff and Center Point ISD; and discussed VFDs and the VSO in relation to the new budget.

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The City of Kerrville would like to inform residents that the curbside brush/yard waste collection for June is experiencing delays. Due to the extensive storms that swept through the City of Kerrville during the last week of May, there has been an overabundance of brush and yard waste for Re…

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The City of Kerrville announced that an updated website page is now online for publicly available maps and data from the city’s geographic information system (GIS).

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Toni Manchester, Broker/Owner of Century 21 – The Hills Realty announced that in recognition of its outstanding sales production and commitment to quality service, Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently honored Century 21 – The Hills Realty with the 2019 Century 21 President’s Award.

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The local Daughters of the American Republic presented awards to area students recently in the American History Essay Contest; the DAR Good Citizens; Air Force Junior ROTC; and Youth Citizenship.

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Get your cleats and shin guards out because it is that time of the year again. The Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registration for Adult Co-Ed Summer Soccer League. The team entry fee is $350 and is due by June 19. A minimum of six teams is needed to begin t…

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Kerrville City Council members held a meeting June 9 lasting not quite an hour, in which the main action item was consideration of new sports field lights at the Kerrville Sports Complex.

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The Texas Center for the Book is seeking qualified nonprofit organizations that have made outstanding contributions to increasing literacy in Texas for the Fifth Annual Texas Center for the Book Literacy Award. The winning organization will receive a $2,000 cash award to assist in its future…

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Schreiner University’s commitment to ensuring it meets its promises to the students that have entrusted the University to provide a premier education could not be accomplished without support from its donors.

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Sending a child to school in the Fall is exciting, nerve-wrecking, and expensive. For some families, sending a child back to school can cause financial strain on a household budget; especially after recent events around the world.

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County leaders considered matters of COVID virus; an interlocal agreement with Center Point ISD, and a sponsored name for the Exhibit Hall at the Youth Event Center at their June 8 meeting.

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Bandera Electric Cooperative is launching a new, innovative app for account management on June 1. Its previous app, SmartHub, will be phased out at the end of this year.

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Kerrville City Council considered items on May 26 including a new service agreement with HCTC; Texas Water Development Board funding for a city project; COVID preparedness; and a financial review as affected by the virus closures and pandemic.

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County commissioners debated speed bumps for traffic control on River Road on May 26, and voted to apply for grant funds to help pay November election expenses to meet virus precautions then.

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Bandera Electric Cooperative has made significant progress expanding its fiber network over the past three years. By the end of April, BEC surpassed its 2020 year-end goal of connecting 1,000 additional members, and on May 1 reached another milestone of connecting 6,000 subscribers.

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Kerr County homeschooled students McKenna Hall, 17; Nathanael Hall, 15; Samuel Hall, 13; Madelyn Hall, 11; and Jonathan Hall, 9; were each awarded the Gold Level President’s Volunteer Service Award, the highest achievement given by the organization. The President’s Volunteer Service Award re…

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Following the death of a July 2019 assault victim, charges against the suspect in the case have been upgraded to murder.

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In a recent livestreamed awards ceremony, Our Lady of the Hills College Prep High School recognized a number of students for academic achievement, community service, and in other categories.

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Kami Rae Cooper of Kerrville was among 3,417 graduates who received degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln during a virtual graduation celebration May 9.

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The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center in San Antonio provided this notice of upcoming stops in Kerrville their blood donation sites and times.