Communities and neighborhoods throughout Gillespie County and Fredericksburg are invited to participate in the 33rd annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event on Tuesday, Oct. 4.
By McKenzie Wedel
Holiday shoppers looking to get a head start or to give gifts with a personal touch can visit the 32nd St. Joseph’s Halle Craft Show on Saturday, Oct. 1.
It will be three days of music, singing, toasting, dancing and gemütlichkeit when the 36th Oktoberfest celebration takes place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, on Marktplatz.
By Yvonne Hartmann
After back-to-back road games, Fredericksburg High School’s Battlin’ Billies will come home to play the winless Hondo Owls at 7:30 p.m. Friday at FHS Stadium.
Fredericksburg High School Battlin’ Billies football put up a fistfight against powerhouse Wimberley last Friday, but came up shorthanded with a 24-19 loss at Wimberley Stadium.
Fredericksburg’s Battlin’ Billie tennis program won three matches over the past week as they head into District 28-4A team tennis play.
Information on funerals that occur after Sept. 28 will appear under this heading.
Norma Sagebiel, 91, nee Usener, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.
Mrs. Gerald L. (Jerry) Foster, 83, nee Jimmie Ruth Gayden, of Shreveport, Louisiana and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016.
Robert Joseph (Bob) Hartmann, 89, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016.
The St. John Lutheran Community Association of Crabapple held its 38th annual homecoming worship service on Sunday, Sept. 25 at the church in Crabapple.
A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.
Jym Mitchell keeps two Bruce Lee movie posters on the wall at Texas Karate Shop: “Enter the Dragon” and “Fists of Fury.”
By Richard Zowie
Using a painless, non-invasive technique that involves measuring a person’s heart rate and breathing on a computer, Karen Robertson helps a person manage their stress and take control of their body
By Richard Zowie
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Everyone who has access to the Internet or a television has heard about the latest cell phone app game craze — Pokémon Go.
By Christine Granados
Ask anyone in marketing what the most successful advertising campaign in Texas has been and “Don’t mess with Texas” is bound to be at or near the top.
By Ken Esten Cooke
Justin Haflin of Harper, TX won the Ranch Radio Group KRNH song writing contest about law enforcement. Haflin donated the prize money to the Gillespie County Sheriff's Department.