Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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News        • The Fredericksburg Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the Central Administration Building to finalize this year’s district budget and approve the one for... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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By Yvonne Hartmann — A new record was set on Saturday when buyers paid $40,410 for prize-winning peaches, pies, cobblers, preserves and salsas at the 54th Annual Stonewall Peach JAMboree and Rodeo. The annual Peach Show and Auction on Saturday afternoon was just one of the many highlights... + continue reading

Mandy Yocham (above photo) was named the 2015-2016 Stonewall Peach JAMboree Queen during a ceremony Saturday night at the Stonewall Chamber of Commerce. The newly crowned queen and her court include (from left) Third Duchess Arleen Ibanez, Queen Mandy Yocham, Second Duchess Katelyn Zuberbueler and First Duchess Miranda Langehennig.— Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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By Joshua McKinney — Weekend rains did not stop organizers of the 54th Stonewall Peach JAMboree and rodeo from holding another weekend full of family fun on Friday and Saturday. “We had a successful JAMboree despite the rain,” said Brandon Weinheimer, president of the Stonewall... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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By Ken Esten Cooke — State Rep. Doug Miller said Monday he will not seek the open seat of State Sen. Troy Fraser, who announced two weeks ago he would not seek re-election. Miller told members of Fredericksburg Rotary Club of his plans to run for re-election to House District 73, which... + continue reading

Graham Hammond, age 14, and father Jeff, safe and sound back home in Fredericksburg. – Submitted photo
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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By Dan Parker Port Aransas South Jetty — A 14-year-old boy who got 78 stitches after being bitten by a shark at the beach on Mustang Island said the experience won’t keep him from swimming in the surf again. “I definitely am getting back in the water,” said Graham Hammond... + continue reading

Mandy Yocham (above photo) was named the 2015-2016 Stonewall Peach JAMboree Queen during a ceremony Saturday night at the Stonewall Chamber of Commerce. The newly crowned queen and her court include (from left) Third Duchess Arleen Ibanez, Queen Mandy Yocham, Second Duchess Katelyn Zuberbueler and First Duchess Miranda Langehennig.— Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward

Graham Hammond, age 14, and father Jeff, safe and sound back home in Fredericksburg. – Submitted photo

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06/29/2015
Information on funerals that occur after June 24 will appear under this heading. LOU ELLA SIECKMANN Lou Ella Sieckmann, 73, nee Gebauer, of Doss, died Saturday, June 27, 2015. Arrangements are under the direction of Fredericksburg Funeral Home where visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m.,... + continue reading
06/24/2015
Gillespie County Commissioners met Monday and were asked to support a new animal shelter by a representative from Friends of Fredericksburg Animal Shelter (FFAS). Kelly Musselman, spokesperson for the group, already approached the city council about a new facility. Musselman’s group wants... + continue reading

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Meeting Texas’ growing demand for water and practicing conservation were topics (from left) Texas Water Development Board’s Kathleen Jackson; retired Burnet County Judge Donna Klaeger and Hill Country Underground Water Conservation District general manager Paul Tybor discussed at the June 18 Texas Water Symposium. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie
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By Richard Zowie — Texas is growing, and a concern in the water industry is whether the Lone Star State can keep up with residents’ water needs. A three-person panel discussed this and fielded questions at the 8th Annual Texas Water Symposium series June 18 at the Hill Country... + continue reading
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By Danny Hirt — A Baylor University professor has recently published a book on the structures in and around Fredericksburg and the rest of Gillespie County. Containing more than 200 photographs, “A Guide to the Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County,” was... + continue reading

A 1974 Grumman AA5 light aircraft crashed in a nearby field upon final approach at Gillespie County Airport Sunday afternoon, killing John Clifton Dozier, 57, of Ingram, and seriously injuring Charles Edward Reed, 51, of Kerrville. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne Hartmann
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By Matt Ward — An airplane crash near the Gillespie County Airport has resulted in the death of one Hill Country resident, while another is in critical, but stable condition. John Clifton Dozier, 57, of Ingram was killed Sunday afternoon after a 1974 Grumman AA5 light aircraft carrying... + continue reading
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The Fredericksburg machine-pitch all-stars concluded their season in a tournament at Burnet. Team members include, from left, first row, Gus Barron, Domingo Viveros, Yair Hernandez, Jack Whittington, Gus Wegner and Jackson Andrews; second row, Calvin Grobe, Harrison Langford, Creek Frantzen, Alexis Viveros, Luke Greathouse and Dawson Holland; third row coaches Shane Frantzen, Brad Holland, Jake Whittingham and Mike Langford. — Submitted photo
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By Joshua McKinney Two Fredericksburg Little League teams kicked off their all-star season this week and several more will start tournament play during later in the week. The intermediate baseball... + continue reading

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It took a horrific mass murder to get politicians to rethink their support of an iconic Confederate symbol, but at least they are rethinking it. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on Monday called... + continue reading

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With her husband, Argentine president Juan Perón (Jeff Jeffers), at her side, Argentine First Lady Eva Perón (Kristin DeGroot) serenades the underprivileged working class with “Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina.” The Fredericksburg Theater Company production of the musical “Evita” will run June 26-28 and then July 3-5 at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater at 1668 South U.S. 87. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie
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The Fredericksburg Theater Company production of “Evita,” based on the life of former Argentine first lady Eva Perón, opened June 19 and will run two more weeks. Performances will... + continue reading