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The Upper Guadalupe River Authority announced that due to the success of the partnership with Kerr County to manage feral hogs, the Lower Colorado River Authority has provided additional funding to help offset the bounty costs of hogs harvested in the Llano River drainage in northwest Kerr County.

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The board of directors of Families & Literacy, Inc. announced the addition of Susan Putthoff, D.D.S. to the board. Putthoff is a local dentist who owns SLP Dentistry.

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Kerr Economic Development Corporation won Silver awards in “Over The Fence Podcast,” a project in the Digital Media category, Industry Workforce Roundtable, a project in the Partnerships w/ Education- al Institutions category, and Kerrville Together website, a project in the Special Purpose …

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The year was 1905. Theodore Roosevelt was president, San Antonio was the largest city in Texas, and Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity. In November of that year, a hard-working family dedicated to community opened a quaint shop in Kerrville that eventually would grow …

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Candidates for Kerrville City Council ended their respective campaigns, following a six-month delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, when residents chose to return Mayor Bill Blackburn and Place 3 Councilwoman Judy Eychner to their seats, but selected local businesswoman Brenda Hughes to replac…

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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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A second record number of local COVID-19 hospitalizations this week was set Friday, Oct. 23, at Peterson Regional Medical Center in Kerrville, where 10 patients were said to be receiving treatment for the novel coronavirus.

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“Together With Hill Country Veterans” announces the roll-out of a program to strengthen local support for area veterans. The purpose of the newly formed 501(c)3 tax exempt organization is to enlist rural veterans and their local partners to join forces to reduce veteran suicide in their community. 

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With less than a month away from the General Election date of Nov. 3, Paul Gonzales has announced his intent to withdraw his candidacy as Kerr County Constable Precinct 3.

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Kerrville City Council met Sept. 22 in their second in-person meeting at the Cailloux Theater; and passed the three agreements that are the final steps in building the new Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing in Kerr County. They also approved the Neighborhood Enhancement Team program to continue…

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Kerr County Commissioners terminated their “hazardous duty pay” as of Sept. 21, at their regular meeting Sept. 28; and voted unanimously to be part of a central Kerrville Christmas lighting project.

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The Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce is providing a virtual “City Council Candidate Forum” tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 1, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., broadcast from the Chamber offices.

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“Together With Hill Country Veterans” announces the roll-out of a program to strengthen local support for area veterans. The purpose of the newly formed 501(c)3 tax exempt organization is to enlist rural veterans and their local partners to join forces to reduce veteran suicide in their comm…

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The Texas Supreme Court issued an order last week that will require a change to the Nov. 3 General Election ballots and that could cause a delay in getting ballots mailed out to Kerr County voters that qualify.

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Kerrville ISD trustees held a regular meeting Sept. 21 that lasted more than three hours; and covered “maximum class size exemptions,” Career and Technical Education; advanced placement exams; an update on the bond issue construction and renovation; and campus improvement plans for the eleme…

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The City of Kerrville announced that Danielle Brigati has been named director of the Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library. Brigati replaces Laura Bechtel, who served as library director for nine years before moving to a new job in Maryland.

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The Upper Guadalupe River Authority and Schreiner University have teamed up to ensure students are able to volunteer to keep the Guadalupe River beautiful and clean. It also provides the students and staff a way to exhibit servant leadership and provides a way to solidify the partnership bet…

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The Kerr County Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring a “Native Tree Sale” and the pre-order deadline is Thursday, Nov. 12, followed by a pick-up day on Nov. 18.

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The City of Kerrville’s Household Hazardous Waste collection event, held in partnership with Kerr County, is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 19, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at the Hill Country Youth Event Center, 3785 Hwy 27.

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Riverside Nature Center in Kerrville has re-invented an annual fundraising venture for the nonprofit nature center as a “Virtual Run and Walk,” and invites all area residents to participate.

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A 36-year-old Kerrville man is facing multiple assault charges and resisting arrest following an Aug. 24 incident involving Kerrville Police Department officers, while a second suspect was also arrested on a weapon-related assault charge in an unreleated incident.

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The City of Kerrville wants to make residents aware of a road closure occurring on Guadalupe Street between Junction Highway and the Brookdale Apartments.

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The Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting registration for its Adult Flag Football League, which will begin Sept. 9. The team entry fee is $350 and is due at the managers meeting, which will be on Sept. 4.

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The Kerr Count Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring a “Native Tree Sale” and the pre-order deadline is Thursday, Nov. 12, followed by a pick-up day on Nov. 18.

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Kerr County families are invited to bring the school-age children to the annual “Kerr 4-H Big Bash,” a get-acquainted and sign-up night to be introduced to the variety of programs and activities available here in 4-H.

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in partnership with the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, Child Care Licensing will be presenting a virtual training, offering four clock hours for childcare providers.