Daily Update for Tuesday, July 2


  • Because of the Independence Day holiday on Thursday, this week's Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post is coming out today.
  • Fredericksburg City Council on Monday night denied a zoning and land use plan change for the South Lee Street neighborhood on a 2-3 vote. They unanimously approved a $6.5 million utility revenue bond package for water and waste water improvements.
  • Local and area residents as well as visitors to the city and county will be celebrating Independence Day on Thursday. There will be lots to do and a variety of activities are planned including a children's parade, parade and patriotic program, evening concert and fireworks. Read all about each event in this week's newspaper.
  • The celebration continues over the weekend with live pari-mutuel horse racing, a Harper Library fundraiser, re-enactments at the Pacific Combat Zone and First Friday Art Walk Fredericksburg.
  • Fredericksburg Theater Company's summer musical, "Oklahoma!" opened to full houses,  and performances continue this weekend and next. Photographs from the musical are included in this week's Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post.
  • Gillespie County 4-Hers are attempting to set a new world record by creating the largest wool bag. Read their story in this week's newspaper.  The bag will debut in the Gillespie County Fair Parade.
  • Drought conditions persist throughout the Hill Country. Read what local experts have to say about the impact on farming and ranching.


  • Fredericksburg Intermediate Baseball All-Stars on Monday night defeated Northwest Little League, 12-7. With the win, the local squad will advance to the state tournament on Friday in San Angelo. Fredericksburg will play at 5 p.m. on Friday.
  • Fredericksburg Minor Softball All-Stars won over Blanco, 11-1, on Monday night. They will play tonight against Blanco at 7 p.m. at Old Fair Park. The winner of tonight's game takes the district title.


Today's Quote

"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end."


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