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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.

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The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Texas has announced the first funding application deadline of Dec. 4 for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program. A second funding application deadline will be Feb. 12.

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Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists predict a fruitful white-tailed deer season in many regions of the state. Although conditions are drying statewide, rains in September helped to create an abundance of quality forbs and shrubs, both of which are critical for providing good deer …

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The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library is pleased to announce 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 collect…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how something unexpected can have a far-reaching impact on people’s health and well-being. For older adults and their loved ones, this highlights the importance of having a plan for emergencies as well as typical situations that come along with aging. 

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The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the Treasury Department, today released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative re…

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Expectations are high for the archery hunting season opening day thanks to recent rain events, mild temperatures and reported deer movement throughout the state. The archery-only season opened on Oct. 3 and runs through Nov. 6.

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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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September marks the start of dove season for more than 300,000 Texas hunters per year. While 2020 surveys of dove populations were cancelled due to ongoing public health concerns, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department estimates promising hunting conditions ahead of the start of the season.

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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 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. 

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The McWhiney History Education Group in Kerrville, Texas is the recipient of a Humanities Texas Relief Grant. This non-profit operates State House Press, Bear Leader Tours, and conducts a number of history-related outreach projects across the state and nation. It is currently in partnership …

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Kerr County ended the work week with the news of another COVID-19 fatality to add to the records. The death is the seventh local resident the novel coronavirus has claimed since the pandemic began.

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The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be cautious of telephone calls by scammers posing as DEA employees attempting to defraud and extort victims. The schemers call the victims, spoofing DEA phone numbers in order to appear le…

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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. 

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Attorney General Ken Paxton, in partnership with the U.S. Attorney’s Offices for the Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Districts of Texas, last week informed the public about several fraudulent schemes involving masks, personal protection equipment, and other COVID-19 related equipment. 

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Hunters looking for a new opportunity or a change of scenery this fall are encouraged to check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s drawn hunt permits program. Applications are being accepted now for a shot at more than 9,500 permits in 56 hunt categories.

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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. 

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The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee is seeking nominations through Nov. 1, 2020 for individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to freshwater fishing in Texas for next year’s induction into the hall of fame.

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Kerrville ISD’s board of trustees held a three-hour Zoom meeting Monday night with heavy emphasis on the COVID-19 pandemic; and how to safely re-open school and manage finances in spite of it.

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Hunters looking for a new opportunity or a change of scenery this fall are encouraged to check out the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s drawn hunt permits program. Applications are being accepted now for a shot at more than 9,500 permits in 56 hunt categories.

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Bastrop County Paramedic Rene Herrera, a 2011 graduate of Tivy High School and Kerr County native, was recently named the recipient of the Acadian Companies “President’s Per- formance Award.”

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Like many area churches during the Coronavirus crisis, St. Paul’s United Methodist closed its buildings, but not its ministries. Worship services have been livestreamed each Sunday, and the website features daily devotional messages along with a Gratitude Journal and online Bible studies hav…

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With the upcoming school year quickly approaching, and the unknown of what the Fall semester will look like, working parents still need to be prepared with plans for their children for those hours when their children get out of school and when they get home from work.