Daily Update for Wednesday, June 26


  • David Charles Meurer, 24, of Fredericksburg died as the result of a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday evening on Ranch to Market 1631 near Hallford Lane. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle, Gillespie County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jim Judd and his wife, Sheri Ann, remain hospitalized at San Antonio Medical Center in "stable" condition.
  • A program for youngsters this morning at Pioneer Memorial Library featured Kevin Fitzpatrick performing trick and fancy roping.
  • "Hello Cupcake!" is the theme for a Fredericksburg Independent School District Community Education camp that begins today and continues through Friday. The session, for youngsters in grades three to seven, takes place from 1-3 p.m. at Fredericksburg Middle School.
  • Fredericksburg Major Softball All-Stars played on Tuesday night and defeated Llano/Kingsland, 13-2. The next game for the local squad is at 7 p.m. on Thursday at Old Fair Park against the winner of the Llano/Kingsland and Kerrville game.
  • Fredericksburg Minor Baseball All-Stars on Tuesday night won over Llano, 17-10. They will play at 6 p.m. Thursday at Oak Crest Park against the winner of the Kerrville and Johnson City game.
  • Fredericksburg's Minor Softball All-Stars open play tonight against Kerrville at 7 p.m. at Old Fair Park.
  •  It was a celebration of "peachy" proportions in Stonewall on Friday and Saturday, and this week's Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post includes photographs and more from the 52nd annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo.
  • The spotlight continues this week on former Fredericksburg High School and University of Texas football standout Happy Feller. The second of the two-part feature focuses on the end of his career at UT, his time in the NFL and his life as a businessman.
  • The Independence Day holiday is just a week away, and this week's newspaper includes articles on the events scheduled here on Thursday, July 4, and into the weekend.


Today's Quote

"Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you."

Erma Bombeck

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