Daily Update for Tuesday, June 11


  • Neighbors rising up to protect the “integrity” of the Live Springs Ranch subdivision won the Gillespie County Commissioners’ Court favor Monday. After a public hearing, county officials denied an application from the developer to cancel a portion of their subdivision and to vacate the plat related to 11 lots, as well as portions of two residential roads — a move protesting property owners said would create “islands” out of a certain lots, leaving them isolated from the rest because of the surrounding large-acreage lot of one owner.
  • Fredericksburg Independent School District Superintendent Marc Williamson on Monday night addressed the district's policies on student drug use and said the board will take up the matter at its Tuesday, June 18, retreat. Also on Monday night during the regular meeting, new officers were elected and include Lorrie Hess, president; Leola Mills, vice president, and Mark Cornett, secretary.
  • An investigation is underway at the scene of a Monday night fire that destroyed a mobile home on Smokehouse Road. No one was injured in the fire.
  • Fredericksburg High School’s 7-on-7 football team will begin play tonight when they host Ingram High School at 6 p.m. and Comfort High School at 7 p.m. in the FHS Stadium. After tonight's two games, the  Billies will travel to Sonora to compete in a tournament on June 15.


 Today's Quote

"Trust yourself, you know more than you think you do."

Benjamin Spock

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