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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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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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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.

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The 2020 Bandera Electric Cooperative Annual Meeting of the Membership has been changed from an in-person meeting to a virtual meeting due to the Coronavirus outbreak. The meeting was to be held at the Hill Country Youth Event Center on May 11.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Schreiner University introduces its Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program. Starting fall of 2020, the Schreiner University Air Force ROTC will be a part of Detachment 842, through a cross-town agreement with the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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The Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library announces that it has joined forces with Mango Languages to offer more than 70 world language courses, including English, taught in the user’s native language.

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The Hill Country Chapter of the National Weather Association, in partnership with Schreiner University, welcomes Troy Kimmel via TEAMs Live Event on Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. This virtual event is free and open to the public.

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Central Texas College and Texas Tech University-Fredericksburg have announced courses to be offered for the summer session at the Hill Country University Center. Summer registration for TTU is open now, and opened April 6 for CTC students.

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