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United States military veterans in Kerr County will still receive assistance from the Kerr County Veterans Office by phone or email, but in-person access at the courthouse has been suspended, effective immediately.

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In an abundance of caution and in keeping with the recommendations of the CDC and the Texas Office of Court Administrations, the Kerr County District Clerks Office is taking precautionary measures to reduce potential exposure to staff and community members through participation and cooperati…

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The Texas Board of Legal Specialization welcomed 239 attorneys and 29 paralegals to its Board Certification program at its annual Induction Ceremony Friday, March 6 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center in Austin.

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The March meeting of the Hill Country Chapter began with Compatriot Mike Andrus giving a five minute vingette on his patriot ancestor Lt. Col Stephen Moore.

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The Kerr County Soil & Water Conservation District will hold its 2020 Spring Fish Sale on May 15 at the Kerr County SWCD parking lot, and the staff is taking orders now for the type and quantity of live fish customers may want for their lakes and ponds.

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Kerr County citizens and local healthcare providers are not the only ones who need to be prepared for the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. Local businesses/employers need to be ready and take certain precautions, too, according to Kerr County leaders.

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The Hill Country Archeological Association invites the public to attend a program on Saturday, March 21, by Jenny McWilliams titled “Locating Lost Cemeteries of the Hill Country.”

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The Republican Women of Kerr County will host its March meeting on March 20 in the Blue Bonnet Room, Inn of the Hills in Kerrville, Texas beginning at 11:30 a.m.

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Ingram Tom Moore High School junior Walker Ragsdale recently participated in the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards conference in New Braunfels. The Rotary Club of Kerrville-Morning (Morning Rotary) underwrote the expenses for Walker to attend the leadership training.

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Now in its seventh year, H-E-B “Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best” has expanded its search for the finest foods and beverages in the Lone Star State to now include non-food items.

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Peterson Health continues to work hand in hand with valued community partners to include the City of Kerrville, Kerr County, local law enforcement, EMS, and local school districts to monitor the activity and spread of the coronavirus.

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Toni Manchester, broker/owner of Century 21-The Hills Realty, recently 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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Three Schreiner University Honors Society students Matthew Walton, Katie Buerk and Sofia Lopez - who are also 2019-20 Dean Scholars - presented their Dean’s Scholars Research initiative Saturday at the 2020 Southwest Fulbright Research Symposium in San Antonio.

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The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center in San Antonio provided this notice of upcoming stop in Kerrville for their blood donation sites and times. All qualified area donors are encouraged to “give the gift of life.”

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On the lengthy Democratic and Republican ballots for the March 3 primary election, the actual election races and candidates take up the first and part of the second pages.

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Dr. Jeanette Cockcroft of the Schreiner History Department spoke to the Hill Country Chapter of the SAR concerning the many myths that grew up around Washington during and after the Revolutionary War.

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The Joshua D. Brown Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas has announced the speakers for the February meeting will be Jim and Carol Westermeier, of Boerne, who will present “Planning a Heritage Trip to an Ancestor’s Homeland.”

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On Friday, Feb. 21, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Dietert Center, seven adults and four children with severe visual impairment from the Texas Hill Country will receive donated Onyx Electronic Video Magnifiers and other assistive technology from Sight Savers America, a nationally expanding nonprofit…

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Tara Schultz, a member of the Tivy High School Choir, will perform with the Texas All-State Treble Choir in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at the Henry B. González Convention Center as part of the 2020 Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention.

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Anyone who is interested in learning how to best aid their community’s immediate needs in the aftermath of a disaster is invited to take part in a free Community Emergency Response Team basic training weekend class being offered by Kerr County.

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Kerr County Commissioners debated community recycling needs and repairs to the Union Church on Monday, Feb. 10; and heard a presentation about the new “Heart of the Hills Heritage Center” museum downtown.

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Kerr County leaders are letting citizens know in advance that county governmental offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 17, in observance of Presidents Day, a designated federal holiday.

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The City of Kerrville Parks and Recreation Department announces that registration for 2020 summer activities opened Feb. 1. Activities include: Group Swim Lessons, Private and Semi-Private Swim Lessons, Junior Lifeguard Camp, Kids Triathlon, and the Skateboard Competition.

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The Hill Country Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution, opened their January meeting with the presentation of a Flag Certificate to Kerrville VA Representative Lance Maley for the proper display of the American Flag at the Kerrville VA Hospital.

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Schreiner University welcomes Dr. Joshua Hren, from Belmont Abbey College, for the annual Margaret Syers Lecture series. He will be giving a lecture titled "Middle- earth and Just-Mercy: Tol-kien's Ethics" at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, in Schreiner University’s Junkin Campus Ministry Buil…

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The Low Vision Resource Group Meeting will be held on Thursday Feb. 6, from 2-3:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 724 S. Washington St. (Hwy 87 S) in Fredericksburg. The doors will be opened at 1 p.m.  

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On Thursday, Jan. 23, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced that Texas veterans and military members are now eligible for low-interest home loans up to $510,400. The new loan limit took effect on Friday, Jan. 24 for all applications received on or after that date.

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Hill Country Master Gardener Jackie Skinner has been recognized as the 2019 “Volunteer of the Year” for her exceptional work with the service organization.

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Harbor Freight Tools, America’s leading retailer of quality tools at the lowest prices, will celebrate the grand opening of its new store in Kerrville on Saturday, Feb. 1.

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Kathleen Maxwell-Rambie will be leading a new nine-week session of “The Gathering – Bringing God into everyday life” starting Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Kroc Center -Chapel; and the public is invited to register and attend the free Tuesday meetings.