Daily Update for Wednesday, May 15


  • Rain fell around the city and county in the early morning hours today. The gauge at the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post measured 29 points.
  • Gillespie County Republican Women will meet today at 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Memorial Presbyterian Church. Michael Quinn Sullivan, president and CEO of Empower Texans and Texans for Fiscal Responsibility, will be the guest speaker.
  • Fredericksburg Ex-Military Flyers Club will meet this morning at 11 a.m. at the Fredericksburg Inn and Suites.
  • Ephraim Andrews Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will install officers during a meeting this afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Memorial Presbyterian Church.
  • Gillespie County Democratic Association will meet tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Fredericksburg EMS Building. Those attending are urged to bring donations for the Fredericksburg Food Pantry.
  • A special 32-page full-color magazine-style special section — H.I.P. Health Is Paramount — is included in today's issue of the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post.
  • Investigation into the cause of an airplane crash here last Thursday is continuing, and this week's newspaper includes the latest updates.
  • This week's newspaper also includes stories about two local wineries winning top awards in a French competition, a wrap-up of the city election and a push by a group of parents for the Fredericksburg Independent School District to take a tougher stance on drug use.
  • A tribute to Fredericksburg Police Chief Paul Oestreich is also included in the Standard-Radio Post. Oestreich died on May 7 and funeral services were held on Monday.

 Today's Quote

"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."
James Dean



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