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News       • Happy Thanksgiving.       • City, county, state and federal offices are closed on Thursday and some will remain closed on Friday while others observe a modified schedule on Friday and over the weekend. Regular... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Holiday lights will be turned on in downtown Fredericksburg Friday evening with the City of Fredericksburg’s annual tree lighting ceremony at Marktplatz, featuring the 30-foot community Christmas tree and German Christmas Pyramid. The festivities are sponsored by the 2014 Fredericksburg... + continue reading

Sam Brocato of Fredericksburg pulls back on a compound bow during the silent auction at the annual Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner, held Saturday at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds Exhibition Hall. The event featured a record turnout and fund-raising, all of which will be used for youth and adult agricultural education in the county. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Sam Brocato of Fredericksburg pulls back on a compound bow during the silent auction at the annual Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner, held Saturday at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds Exhibition Hall. The event featured a record turnout and fund-raising, all of which will be used for youth and... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Events spanning two weekends are planned for December by the Gillespie County Historical Society, Pioneer Museum as part of its “Holiday Happenings.” The 57th Annual Holiday Home Tour will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, followed by the Tannenbaum Ball on Saturday, Dec. 13. Proceeds from... + continue reading
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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Fox, played by Jorja Hahn, devises a sinister plan in a scene from “The Tortoise and the Hare Hit the Road.” It was one of several Freddyburg Youth Theater performances presented Friday and Saturday. For more on this story, read this week’s print and online editions of the... + continue reading

Sam Brocato of Fredericksburg pulls back on a compound bow during the silent auction at the annual Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner, held Saturday at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds Exhibition Hall. The event featured a record turnout and fund-raising, all of which will be used for youth and adult agricultural education in the county. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie

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By Ken Esten Cooke Hill Country University Center could have a new tenant next year. Austin Community College (ACC) and Central Texas College (CTC) are petitioning the state legislature to change the boundaries of their service areas. The proposal would transfer responsibility for serving... + continue reading
11/25/2014
By Austin R. Eck Tax Assessor-Collector Marissa Weinheimer told Gillespie County Commissioners on Monday she was willing to allow the county to move tax collection to the Gillespie Central Appraisal District. But the decision to move the county tax collection to the Gillespie Central Appraisal... + continue reading

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When Eisbahn opens for the season on Friday, Nov. 28, visitors can glide — or slip and slide — their way over the frozen surface as part of the holiday celebration. Eisbahn, which means “ice rink” in German, will give residents of the Hill Country and their guests a chance... + continue reading

Jayne Pope (left) and Debbye Cooley (right) credit team work with Hill Country Memorial's winning of a national award.
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By Ken Esten Cooke– Last week’s announcement that Hill Country Memorial Hospital had won its first Baldrige Award has put this town’s rural hospital in the national spotlight. The leadership and effectiveness award honors organizations that exhibit these qualities and are... + continue reading

Shawn Lehne, Christie Mohr, Arah Campbell and Chris Schoessow show some of the prizes that will be given out during the Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. Prizes include three Core 15-300 Blackouts with Zeiss Scopes, an Australian Shepherd puppy and jewelry from Segner’s Jewelers and Chämpe Jennings Jewelers. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday night. — Standard-Radio Post photo
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An evening of food, prize drawings, games, exhibits and more will be featured at the annual Gillespie County Wild Game Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets for the annual event are $20 and are available in Fredericksburg at Arrowhead... + continue reading

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Mark Rodriguez glides toward the basket for two of his team-high 14 points Saturday afternoon during the Billies’ 81-34 victory over Canyon Lake. — Standard-Radio Post/ Richard Zowie
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Victories over Canyon Lake and Marble Falls have propelled the Fredericksburg High School varsity boys’ basketball team to an early 3-0 start in their 2014-2015 campaign. On Monday, the... + continue reading

Anna Koenig (41) plays reaches in on a steal attempt during a loss to Kerrville Tivy to start the season. Koenig and the Billies play against La Vernia at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2. — Standard-Radio Post file photo
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Honored with All-District 29-4A selections were 10 members of the Fredericksburg High School varsity volleyball team including (front row, from left) Kendyl Stevens, Ashley Penick, Kinsey Stevens, Taylor Kitchens, (back row) Payton Robertson, Kiersten Kott, Aubrey Sultemeier, Adrianna Hartmann, Ann Blackmon and McKenna Mohr. — Standard-Radio Post photo
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Thanksgiving is only a few days away and what to cook when the company comes is on the mind of every homemaker this week. During the countdown to Thursday, the aisles of the grocery store will only... + continue reading

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Lionsgate got really lucky. The movie studio, hoping to leapfrog on the success of the “Twilight” film franchise, dove headfirst into the young adult book trilogy market, coming away... + continue reading

With the October release of “Texas on the Table,” Terry Thompson-Anderson has eight cookbooks to her credit. The author calls Fredericksburg home. — Photo courtesy Sandy Wilson
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