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Circle K of Texas recently donated $102,942.60 to the South Texas Veterans Health Care System’s Fisher House. This is the largest donation received since the Fisher House’s opening in 2013.

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South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Corporate Communication Specialist Roger Ruiz says, “Our area continues to face a blood shortage as the demand for blood has increased faster than donations can be collected.

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Kerrville City Council tackled annexation related to a planned housing project; and approved inclusion of a part of the city’s ETJ in the proposed Emergency Services District #3, at their regular meeting July 13.

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Charles W. Bailey Jr., MD, a retired plastic surgeon from Kerrville, was reappointed as a consultant to the Texas Medical Association Committee on Physician Health and Wellness.

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With the announcement of an early retirement by Kerr County Precinct 2 Commissioner Tom Moser, applicants are being sought as candidates who would like to be appointed to serve out Moser’s remaining term.

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The Parks and Recreation Department’s “Concerts by the River” series is returning this year and and began on Friday, June 18 at 7 p.m. in Louise Hays Park.

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In general business at the June 22 Kerrville City Council meeting, the elected council members considered two zoning and annexation matters; and presented a Kerrville Kindness award to the leader and volunteers working on the “Light the Island” project for Tranquility Island.

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'Light the Island' volunteers got a boost over their “finish line” with EIC funding  at City Council meeting, that lets work begin soon on electrical service the length of Tranquility Island, to finish in time for the holiday events in late November.

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The Parks and Recreation Department’s “Concerts by the River” series is returning this year and and began on Friday, June 18 at 7 p.m. in Louise Hays Park.

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Hill Country Charity Ball Association, Inc. is now accepting applications from local non-profit organizations that would like to be the recipient of the 35th annual Hill Country Charity Ball.

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A growing population, pent-up demand for surgeries and busy trauma centers have combined to create a blood shortage in South Texas, San Antonio doctors told a news conference Wednesday at the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center Donor Pavilion.

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The City of Kerrville Public Works, Solid Waste Division would like to remind citizens about their free bulk waste drop-off voucher for the next quarter. The voucher is intended for Kerrville residents that have an active account for solid waste services.

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Kerr County officials are asking local property owners to fill out a storm damage survey online if they haven’t already done so. The deadline has been extended twice already, with the surveys now needing to be no later than June 20.

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While Kerr County residents have been breathing a tentative sigh of relief since local COVID-19 case counts have gone down, citizens are reminded that decreased cases is not the same thing as the pandemic-causing virus being gone.

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Kerrville City Council preceded the regular council meeting June 8 with a council workshop, discussing an AARP award to Kerrville; followed by a quarterly update on the business matters at the Kerr Economic Development Council.

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Kerrville City Council held a regular meeting on June 8, preceded by a workshop; and awarded a contract for the city’s “crack-seal and patching” of city streets to Hayden Paving, Inc.

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A 'Kerrville Kindness Award' was presented to representatives of Kerr Konnect, both office staff and drivers, all volunteers, by Mayor Bill Blackburn, second from left, at a city council workshop before the June 8 regular meeting. Co-founders Karen Burkett and husband Mike, far left and seco…

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Hill Country Charity Ball Association, Inc. is now accepting applications from local non-profit organizations that would like to be the recipient of the 35th annual Hill Country Charity Ball.

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the deadline that it will accept winter storm damage reports yet again – this time to June 20.

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Any citizen who would like to help with local elections and local voters is invited to complete upcoming training to become a Kerr County Volunteer Deputy Registrar.

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Debate over possible lane width changes on the Sidney Baker bridge over the river to allow increased pedestrian space dominated much of the May 25 Kerrville City Council meeting, with citizens opposed and council voting 4-1 to approve the first step in seeking funding from outside the city budget.

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The Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country has opened its 2021 Community Impact Fund Grant cycle; and their staff is open to receive applications until June 8, 2021.

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Hill Country Charity Ball Association, Inc. is now accepting applications from local non-profit organizations that would like to be the recipient of the 35th annual Hill Country Charity Ball.

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COVID-19 put a damper on last year’s “Robert Earl Keen’s Fourth on the River,” but get ready to “let ‘er rip” in grand style on Independence Day weekend with a full day of free music on Sunday, July 4, at “Robert Earl Keen’s Fourth on the River” at Louise Hays Park, culminating in the tradit…

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Kerrville’s city council meeting of May 11, 2021, began with the official change-over from previous councilmembers to the two members elected in the recent voting; and a farewell to outgoing Councilman Gary Cochrane who chose not to run for re-election.

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This year the Daughters of the American Revolution has invited all Chapters, including the Major James Kerr Chapter, to participate in a nationwide Centennial Celebration of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.  

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The Community Foundation of the Texas Hill Country has opened its 2021 Community Impact Fund Grant cycle; and their staff is open to receive applications until June 8, 2021.

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  The Hill Country Preppers May meeting will host Larry Arnold, who will discuss the Good, The Bad and the Ugly laws coming from the Texas Legislature as they wind up the 87th legislative session.

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Applications are now being accepted for the City of Kerrville’s Economic Improvement Corporation. It is a seven-member board, all of whom must be residents and qualified voters of the City of Kerrville, and of which at least three must be persons who are not employees, officer or members of …

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With City Councilman Gary Cochrane serving in the last meeting of his term, and Mayor Bill Blackburn absent, the four city council members considered traffic and utility improvements; and approved rezoning area properties and leasing for purchase rather than buying two new police vehicles.

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As of Earth Day, April 22, Apolloware, Bandera Electric Cooperative’s proprietary energy analytics platform, will be available to anyone who wants to reduce energy waste. Apolloware is capable of transforming the future of energy for a more sustainable planet.

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Applications are now being accepted for the City of Kerrville’s Economic Improvement Corporation. It is a seven-member board, all of whom must be residents and qualified voters of the City of Kerrville, and of which at least three must be persons who are not employees, officer or members of …

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The City of Kerrville recently purchased a new Vac-Con vacuum track that has the ability to clean sewer lines ranging in diameter from 6 to 32 inches with pressurized water delivered from a 1,000-foot hose reel on the front of the truck.

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The 13 volunteer fire departments who responded to the Mason Courthouse fire on Feb. 4, 2021 have each been given a $100 beef gift certificate to use as they deem appropriate.