Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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By Lisa Treiber-Walter — Fredericksburg Police Department (FPD) Patrolman Bradley Durst has seen daily progress in his recovery after being shot twice during a routine traffic stop in the early morning hours on Saturday, April 19. Arrested for shooting Durst and for firing his weapon at... + continue reading

ATTACKING a blaze from multiple angles, volunteer firefighters collaborate to extinguish a tricky fire that ultimately destroyed the Engel residence and all its contents at 29 Quail Run, Wednesday, April 16. The cause is under investigation, but no foul play is suspected. — Standard-Radio Post/Lisa Treiber-Walter
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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By Lisa Treiber-Walter — A family of four has been left without a home and most of their possessions following a fire that destroyed their Fredericksburg residence last Wednesday afternoon, April 16. There is no foul play suspected, but an investigation continues into what may have started... + continue reading

EMERGENCY WORKERS steady a backboard as they get ready to remove one of two injured passengers from the wreckage of this Cessna airplane that crash landed on the Silver Wings Fly-In Ranch off Friedrich Road last Wednesday morning, April 16.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Two people are recovering from injuries suffered when they crash landed a small airplane in Gillespie County last Wednesday morning, April 16. According to Gillespie County Airport Manager Roger Hansen, local flight instructor Bob Snowden and retired physician — Dr. Joe Zullo — were... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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The Friends of the Fredericksburg Nature Center will hold its fourth annual Wings Over the Hills Nature Festival, Friday through Sunday, April 25-27, at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. A pullout section detailing the weekend events can be found in this issue of the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio... + continue reading

QUALIFYING to compete in the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) competition at the HOSA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., this summer was the Fredericksburg High School team of Edward Williams and Katelyn Immel. — Photo courtesy FHS Campus Comet
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A Fredericksburg High School team will be competing against students from all over the United States this summer when they participate at the HOSA National Leadership Conference. Qualifying for the national contest in Orlando, Fla., June 25-28, was the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) of... + continue reading

ATTACKING a blaze from multiple angles, volunteer firefighters collaborate to extinguish a tricky fire that ultimately destroyed the Engel residence and all its contents at 29 Quail Run, Wednesday, April 16. The cause is under investigation, but no foul play is suspected. — Standard-Radio Post/Lisa Treiber-Walter

EMERGENCY WORKERS steady a backboard as they get ready to remove one of two injured passengers from the wreckage of this Cessna airplane that crash landed on the Silver Wings Fly-In Ranch off Friedrich Road last Wednesday morning, April 16.

QUALIFYING to compete in the CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) competition at the HOSA National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Fla., this summer was the Fredericksburg High School team of Edward Williams and Katelyn Immel. — Photo courtesy FHS Campus Comet

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04/23/2014
By Matt Ward — For the first time in city history, an amendment to the City of Fredericksburg’s home rule charter will go before voters during the upcoming May 10 election. Fervently opposed by City of Fredericksburg staff, current city council members and all candidates running in... + continue reading
04/23/2014
By Matt Ward — The first step toward a “Dark Skies Initiative” in Fredericksburg may come to fruition as the Fredericksburg City Council held discussion about a potential outdoor lighting ordinance during their regular meeting Monday. The primary focus of the ordinance would be... + continue reading

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With The Almost Patsy Cline Band headlining as its entertainer, the Fredericksburg Volunteer Fire Department (FVFD) will host its annual, community-wide fish fry fundraiser on Saturday, April 26. The event is being held later than normal this year due to a scheduling conflict, but the wait will be... + continue reading
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By Richard Zowie — Dark clouds and thunderstorms visited Gillespie County Monday evening, bringing rain, some hail and power outages, yet minimal damage to area crops. Fredericksburg and areas in the county reported amounts of rain up to an inch. Some areas also reported minor damage due... + continue reading
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Gillespie County’s 2014 Relay For Life will run from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Friday-Saturday, April 25-26, at the Fredericksburg High School Stadium. This fundraising event raises money in the battle against the various forms of cancer and also supports survivors and consoles those who have lost... + continue reading
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By Lisa Treiber-Walter A final tournament and but a few opponents remain between five Fredericksburg High School varsity tennis players and state titles. Taking nine qualifiers into the University... + continue reading

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When I was a youngster, I can remember my grandparents telling me of how times were when they were children and they would compare their experiences with those of my childhood. Some days, I find... + continue reading

Arty(Jack Torpey) and his older brother, Jay (David Wilkinson) become confidants to their aunt Bella (Tommie Bailey) in the Fredericksburg Theater Company production of "Lost in Yonkers."
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  Paper finishes second in regional ‘large weekly’ contest The Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post placed second in the South Texas Press Association’s (STPA) annual newspaper... + continue reading

COMPETING in the senior division at the District 10 Livestock Judging Contest on April 12 at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds were, Gillespie County 4-Hers from left, Hannah Fewox, Mason DeLong, Mills Meier, Braden Bowers, Mackenzie Spisak and Kasie Vestal.
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