Monday, March 30, 2015
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News      • The annual spring leaf collection program by the City of Fredericksburg is scheduled to begin today. During this program, residents are encouraged to gather leaves from their property and rake them to the street for pickup by city crews.    ... + continue reading
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Strangely enough, “computer science” was not included in the science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, curriculum.But a revision to the definition of STEM education is now working its way through Congress, said U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith on a recent visit to Fredericksburg.Smith sat down with... + continue reading

Fredericksburg High School drama students (from left) Meghan Houston, Jeremy Houston, Seth Cook, Eliza Goldsberry, Eric Koennecke, Tommy Easterwood, Kinsey Stevens, Ian Houston and Savannah Burns perform a scene from Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” during a performance at the FHS auditorium on Wednesday, March 18. The drama will be performed tomorrow as part of the District 29-4A One-Act Play Contest at Lytle High School. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Fredericksburg High School’s drama department will compete at the District 29-4A One-Act Play Contest tomorrow, Thursday, March 26, with a performance of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible.”FHS will perform second in the competition at Lytle High School with an estimated start time between 11:30 a.m.... + continue reading
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Tickets for the final production of the Fredericksburg Theater Company’s Season 18, “Crimes of the Heart,” will go on sale Monday, March 30.“Crimes” will run three weekends from April 10-26. All performances will be at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater at 1668 US 87 South.Advance tickets are $29 for... + continue reading

Lee Posey of San Marcos shows off some of his rare and ancient pottery Saturday during the Hill Country Indian Artifact Show held at Pioneer Pavilion inside Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. A fall show is slated for Oct. 17. — Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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Fredericksburg High School drama students (from left) Meghan Houston, Jeremy Houston, Seth Cook, Eliza Goldsberry, Eric Koennecke, Tommy Easterwood, Kinsey Stevens, Ian Houston and Savannah Burns perform a scene from Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” during a performance at the FHS auditorium on Wednesday, March 18. The drama will be performed tomorrow as part of the District 29-4A One-Act Play Contest at Lytle High School. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck

Lee Posey of San Marcos shows off some of his rare and ancient pottery Saturday during the Hill Country Indian Artifact Show held at Pioneer Pavilion inside Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. A fall show is slated for Oct. 17. — Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward

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By Matt Ward —Fredericksburg High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team will return to the playoffs after missing out last season, following a 1-0 win over Canyon Lake March 18 and a 4-2 loss to Boerne, Friday.FHS (13-6-3, 7-4-1) will enter the postseason as the third seed from District 28-4A after... + continue reading
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By Matt Ward —Finances for Gillespie County received a clean bill of health from independent auditor Keith Neffendorf of the accounting firm Neffendorf, Knopp, Doss and Company during a regular meeting of the Gillespie County Commissioners, Monday.“This is the best opinion you can get,” Neffendorf... + continue reading

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Soprano Brynn Bowyer (center) performs “Gedenken-Vergessen” written by Fredericksburg native composer Frank Van der Stucken, accompanied by (from left) Fagner Rocha, Emilee Hall, Colin Meinecke and Andrew Nguyen. The annual Van Der Stucken Music Festival, which honors the local-born composer, was held Saturday at Hill Country Evangelical Free Church.
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The 8th Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour will be held this Saturday, March 28, with the start and finish both being at the LBJ Ranch’s air strip.The ranch opens at 7 a.m., and the ride begins at 9 a.m.Cost to compete in the March 28 tour for adults is $50. For youths, the cost is $30.For two to five... + continue reading
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A variety of activities are planned as part of the Harper Library and Harper Resale Shop’s “Saturday in the Park” event on Saturday, March 28.Set for the Harper Community Hall in the Harper Park, the event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the all-... + continue reading
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Taylor Husfeld fires a shot on goal Wednesday, March 18, during the Billies' 1-0 home victory over Canyon Lake. The leading scorer for Fredericksburg, Husfeld ends the regular season with 20 goals as the Billies return to the postseason as the third seed in District 28-4A after losing a tiebreaker coin flip to Wimberley. FHS will begin the playoffs in the area round April 2-4. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin Eck
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By Matt Ward —Fredericksburg High School’s varsity girls’ soccer team will return to the playoffs after missing out last season, following a 1-0 win over Canyon Lake March 18 and a 4-2 loss to Boerne... + continue reading

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Growing up, most of my youthful peers went ga-ga over such automobiles as GTOs, Stingrays and any kind of souped-up truck. But on the other hand, I was enjoying the possession of the common... + continue reading

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Master of all he surveys, Duke Davis keeps watch over a city historical treasure as keeper of Fort Martin Scott. — Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward
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By Matt Ward —Duke Davis could well have been the first person to die at Fort Martin Scott in over a century, at least so he thought.Davis, primary caretaker for the fort, ran afoul of a flak jacket-... + continue reading

"It's a Hard Knock Life!" a group of young ladies sing during a scene from "Annie Jr." at the March 12 unveiling of Season 19 at the Fredericksburg Theater Company. Singing the song are (from left) bottom row, Kaylee Welch, Hailey Knudsen, Audrey Benefield, middle row, Lauren Benefield, Prayer Palau and top row, Jenna Rickerhauser, Josie Ford, Haley Cole, Teya Grace Martin. — Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
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