Thursday, February 11, 2016
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 • The search continues for a white, late model large SUV without a grill guard that reportedly fled the scene after hitting a female pedestrian at approximately 8:17 p.m. on Tuesday at the intersection of Milam and Creek streets. The pedestrian, Marilyn Scharnhorst... + continue reading

First-year director Brandt Barnard, at right, wears the celebratory turkey hat as he directs the sixth-grade band during the annual Fredericksburg Band Boosters Turkey Dinner, held Sunday at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds Exhibition Hall. Volunteer boosters served more than 3,000 plates and raised an estimated $30,000. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Patty and Clinton Kramer met online via FarmersOnly dating website. Patty said she searched through 1,118 profiles before finding Clinton Kramer of Fredericksburg.
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By Christine Granados — Fredericksburg singles, like the rest of the nation’s unmarried, take to the Internet to find love. The peak for online dating is the months of January through February. However, Valentine’s Day isn’t the only reason Fredericksburgers use online... + continue reading

Fredericksburg High School junior Travis Kilcoyne receives a Billie Pride Award from Fredericksburg Independent School District Supt. Dr. Eric Wright for his musical prowess. Kilcoyne is a first chair in the bass section for Small School All-State Choir. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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By Richard Zowie — Parents outside the boundaries of Fredericksburg Independent School District who would like to enroll their students here will have to get onto a waiting list. Due to steady increases in enrollment and what he sees as an imbalance in the teacher-to-student ratio, FISD... + continue reading

Local artist Ruby Lee Clark examines the details of the Vereins Kirche model as she gives it a fresh coat of paint. Clark originally painted the model in 1996 to commemorate Fredericksburg’s 150-year anniversary. — Standard-Radio Post/Scott Allen
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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By Scott Allen                   Standing at a foot tall and comprised entirely of iron, the Vereins Kirche model has rested on a pole on the east side of Marktplatz’s Vereins Kirche Museum for the past 20 years... + continue reading

First-year director Brandt Barnard, at right, wears the celebratory turkey hat as he directs the sixth-grade band during the annual Fredericksburg Band Boosters Turkey Dinner, held Sunday at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds Exhibition Hall. Volunteer boosters served more than 3,000 plates and raised an estimated $30,000. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

Patty and Clinton Kramer met online via FarmersOnly dating website. Patty said she searched through 1,118 profiles before finding Clinton Kramer of Fredericksburg.

Fredericksburg High School junior Travis Kilcoyne receives a Billie Pride Award from Fredericksburg Independent School District Supt. Dr. Eric Wright for his musical prowess. Kilcoyne is a first chair in the bass section for Small School All-State Choir. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie

Local artist Ruby Lee Clark examines the details of the Vereins Kirche model as she gives it a fresh coat of paint. Clark originally painted the model in 1996 to commemorate Fredericksburg’s 150-year anniversary. — Standard-Radio Post/Scott Allen

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Gillespie County residents can start voting Tuesday, Feb. 16 for the March 1 primary elections. The primary elections define party candidates ahead of the Nov. 8, 2016 general election. County posts and candidates running for the seats include: County Tax Assessor-Collector — Kristin... + continue reading
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By Ken Esten Cooke — Hill Country University Center was host to Central Texas College Chancellor Jim Yeonopolus and Deputy Chancellor Tina Ady last Thursday. The pair from the town’s new community college partner heard presentations from local leaders and toured the Fredericksburg... + continue reading

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Artist Chuck Mauldin, second from right, and wife Barbara, visit with Dick and Jane Bowersox at Fredericksburg Art Gallery on Friday at a reception honoring Mauldin’s cover art on the 2016 edition of Fredericksburg Art Guide. The 30,000-copy edition is distributed in local galleries, Texas Travel Centers and at other locations in the tourist district. The reception was sponsored by the gallery and Fredericksburg Publishing Company. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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Tickets are now on sale for Fredericksburg Theater Company’s upcoming musical, while auditions have been extended for the theater’s spring comedy. “Into the Woods” will run from Feb. 18 to March 6, while the comedy, “The Nerd” will run April 15 to May 1. Show... + continue reading
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By Scott Allen — The expansion of the Veteran’s War Memorial Monument was approved by Gillespie County Commissioners during Monday’s meeting. Tami King, Gillespie County Veterans Service Officer, said they plan to expand the monument in front of the Gillespie County Courthouse... + continue reading
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Senior Blake Tatsch fights for a rebound in traffic under the basket in the Billies’ win over the Lytle Pirates on Friday at FHS gym. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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FHS boys’ basketball team battles for second in 29-4A   By Scott Allen   Winning against Lytle, 56-44, on Friday, Feb. 5 was a turnaround for the Fredericksburg... + continue reading

Senior guard Emily Shepherd goes up for two on a baseline drive in the Billies’ win over Lytle on Friday at FHS gym. – Standard- Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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By Ken Esten Cooke Central Texas College is off to a great start locally for higher education pursuits. In its first semester, it enrolled 300 students, a great start for a new institution. Its low-... + continue reading

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By Matt Ward   Odds are good that audiences won’t know much about actress Brie Larson before stepping into a theater to watch the acclaimed drama “Room.” Larson, who’s... + continue reading

Elizabeth Seibert brought the textile that was passed down from her grandmother, Johanna Mrazek Rektorik, to the Textile Preservation Workshop hosted by Mela-nie Sanford last Saturday. Seibert said her grandmoth-er made the piece in the 1930’s or early 1940’s in Robstown. — Standard-Radio Post/ Tyler Gaudin
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