With a smile and wave, Fredericksburg High School senior Sloane Guthrie exits St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Sunday evening following baccalaureate services for the Class of 2016. More photos from the event, sponsored by the Gillespie County Ministerial Association, on C1. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne Hartmann

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Tuba player Jake Wiemers, in a stylish bowler hat, performs on the “George Washington Bicentennial” score by John Phillip Sousa at last Thursday’s Fredericksburg High School Band Spring Concert at the FHS Auditorium. Wiemers was part of the FHS Wind Ensemble. See more photos on page
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Performing a belly dance routine on Saturday as part of Shimmy Mob Fredericksburg 2016 were, in front from left, David Taylor Masters of San
Marcos; Carrie Scott and Cynthia Rutledge, both of San Angelo, and (in back) Misty Atha-Barron of San Angelo, Carol Lofland of Fredericksburg and Halie Perkins of San Angelo. Along with the performances, the group offered handmade jewelry and baked items for sale. Funds raised
at the event benefit Hill Country CARES, which serves Gillespie County along with Kerr, Kendall, Kimble and Bandera. — Standard-Radio Post/
Yvonne Hartmann

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Weldon Henson brought his special brand of music to Fredericksburg on Sunday evening as part of the Marktplatz Concert Series at the Adelsverein
Halle. The concert series is hosted by the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, sponsors of Oktoberfest. Sunday’s performance was the second in the series, which continues on June 26 with The Sophisticates. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne
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Christopher Johnson, owner of Living Waters Fly Fishing in Round Rock, shows how to cast a fly rod during the Fredericksburg Fly Fishers’ first fishing film tour on Tuesday, May 17 at Fritztown Cinema. — Standard-Radio Post/Scott Allen

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With a smile and wave, Fredericksburg High School senior Sloane Guthrie exits St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Sunday evening following baccalaureate services for the Class of 2016. More photos from the event, sponsored by the Gillespie County Ministerial Association, on C1. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne Hartmann

Tuba player Jake Wiemers, in a stylish bowler hat, performs on the “George Washington Bicentennial” score by John Phillip Sousa at last Thursday’s Fredericksburg High School Band Spring Concert at the FHS Auditorium. Wiemers was part of the FHS Wind Ensemble. See more photos on page
A/B5. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

Performing a belly dance routine on Saturday as part of Shimmy Mob Fredericksburg 2016 were, in front from left, David Taylor Masters of San
Marcos; Carrie Scott and Cynthia Rutledge, both of San Angelo, and (in back) Misty Atha-Barron of San Angelo, Carol Lofland of Fredericksburg and Halie Perkins of San Angelo. Along with the performances, the group offered handmade jewelry and baked items for sale. Funds raised
at the event benefit Hill Country CARES, which serves Gillespie County along with Kerr, Kendall, Kimble and Bandera. — Standard-Radio Post/
Yvonne Hartmann

Weldon Henson brought his special brand of music to Fredericksburg on Sunday evening as part of the Marktplatz Concert Series at the Adelsverein
Halle. The concert series is hosted by the Pedernales Creative Arts Alliance, sponsors of Oktoberfest. Sunday’s performance was the second in the series, which continues on June 26 with The Sophisticates. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne
Hartmann

Christopher Johnson, owner of Living Waters Fly Fishing in Round Rock, shows how to cast a fly rod during the Fredericksburg Fly Fishers’ first fishing film tour on Tuesday, May 17 at Fritztown Cinema. — Standard-Radio Post/Scott Allen

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National Museum of the Pacific War will host its annual Memorial Day observance at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30, in the Memorial Courtyard. The museum is at 340 East Main Street. This observance, free and open to the public, honors all of those who have lost their lives serving in the United States... + continue reading
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Harper High School shortstop Logan Menzies waits to catch a pop fly marking Weimar’s final out of the first inning in Friday’s UIL Region IV 2A softball action played in Wimberley. The Ladycats, who clawed their way to a 10-0 victory over Harper in the one-game series, will move on to the regional finals contest this coming weekend. — Standard-Radio Post/Danny Hirt

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FHS junior Hannah Boubel completed a trifecta, winning her third state singles title in as many years. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

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