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