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Fredericksburg City Council met Monday and approved an adjustment to the Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course fees that will require area high schools to pay $90 per student golfer, annually.

This year’s general election will be Tuesday, Nov. 8, and early voting begins Monday, Oct. 24 and continues through Friday, Nov. 4.

Harvest Classic to thunder

into Luckenbach Oct. 21-22



After a bye week last Friday, the Fredericksburg High School football team will look to combat their 0-1 district start as they face off against Canyon Lake at FHS Stadium on Friday.

Billie tennis player Sergio Neri returns a fast-hit ball during area warm-up play Saturday, Oct. 15. — Standard-Radio Post/Scott Allen

Fredericksburg High School’s Battlin’ Billie tennis program is ready to make a playoff run. The team had tune-up matches before area play begins on Thursday.

The Fredericksburg High School golf teams have been in action the past few weeks competing in San Marcos, at the Hays Invitational and the North East Independent School District (NEISD) Invitationa


Information on funerals that occur after Oct. 19 will appear under this heading.


Lorenzo P. Garcia, 84, of Willow City, died Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016.

Walter V. Barwise, 80, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, in the Family Chapel at Greenwood Cemetery.

Carol Madeleine Royston Pittman Cupper, 97, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, at Windcrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Gillespie Life

Fredericksburg Food and Wine Fest will celebrate its Second Annual 25th Anniversary this Saturday, Oct. 22, at Marktplatz.

Handmade jewelry, nativities, baskets and other gifts from around the world will be available at an Alternative Gift Market hosted by Memorial Presbyterian Church.

The annual Barbecue on the Pedernales will be held at the LBJ Ranch this Saturday, Oct. 22.

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.

About the time these words are read, I will be high atop the clouds in a jet, sharing a toast with my father as we embark on a joint vacation.

Laura Sagredo decided to start Glorious Medical Equipment with Chris Garza after several years in the medical business. They opened in September. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie

After seven years in the medical industry, Laura Segredo decided to go into business for herself.

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Through its continued print product, digital editions, web pages, social media pushes and even email newsletters, the reach of newspaper outlets has never been greater, despite what you hear about

Fredericksburg High School students Parker Tran, a junior, left, and Brendon Huynh, a sophomore, collect items for Pokémon Go in front of Zion Lutheran Church on Main Street. — Standard-Radio Post/Christine Granados

Everyone who has access to the Internet or a television has heard about the latest cell phone app game craze — Pokémon Go.

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