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News       • The Fredericksburg City Council passed a series of minor amendments to their current 2013-2014 budget during a light regular session meeting Monday evening. The council also voted to approve contracts for a work order system and took no action on a... + continue reading

Matthew Taylor Schafer and his brother, Richard Schafer III, died Sunday, Aug. 31, after the small airplane they were flying, crashed in Abilene. Also, injured in the crash were Matthew’s wife, Victoria, and son, Wyatt. — Submitted photo
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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A former instructor at Sheppard Air Force Base and his brother with local connections died in a Sunday evening, Aug. 31, plane crash in Abilene. Air Force Maj. Richard (Tracer) Schafer III, 35, of Columbus, Mississippi, and Matthew Taylor Schafer, 28, of Abilene, died when the Foxtrot 4, a small... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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Professional bull riders will be featured at the Fredericksburg PBR on Saturday night, Sept. 13, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. The bull riding gets under way at 7:30 p.m. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Adult general admission is $20, admission for children six to 12 years is $10 and children... + continue reading

Mitch Leland of Fredericksburg, left, visits with Alan Bambina of Farmers Branch on Saturday at last weekend’s Boxtoberfest.” Both men have owned Porsche automobiles for more than 40 years. The Porsche car enthusiast event brought more than 200 attendees and 110 automobiles to town for the 17th annual event. Organizer Michael Shassere said Fredericksburg is the perfect place to host the event. See page D1 in this week's newspaper for the rest of story and more photos. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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By Ken Esten Cooke German engineering and German culture are what keep bringing Porsche car enthusiasts back to Fredericksburg. The 17th Annual Boxtoberfest was held last weekend at the Hangar Hotel, featuring 110 of the sportiest rides on the road. “The first year, we had six cars,... + continue reading
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics in Boulder, Colorado, is partnering with Enchanted Rock State Natural Area to host community cleanup events and educational activities Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13-14, at the park. The center’s Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers Team invite... + continue reading

Matthew Taylor Schafer and his brother, Richard Schafer III, died Sunday, Aug. 31, after the small airplane they were flying, crashed in Abilene. Also, injured in the crash were Matthew’s wife, Victoria, and son, Wyatt. — Submitted photo

Mitch Leland of Fredericksburg, left, visits with Alan Bambina of Farmers Branch on Saturday at last weekend’s Boxtoberfest.” Both men have owned Porsche automobiles for more than 40 years. The Porsche car enthusiast event brought more than 200 attendees and 110 automobiles to town for the 17th annual event. Organizer Michael Shassere said Fredericksburg is the perfect place to host the event. See page D1 in this week's newspaper for the rest of story and more photos. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

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Update: (Thursday, Sept. 11 at 10 a.m.)  Reuben Byon, 17, of Fredericksburg, was arrested last night by the Fredericksburg Police Department on two counts of Terroristic Threats in relation to the bomb the threats to Fredericksburg High School on Tuesday. Byon’s bond was set at $200,000... + continue reading
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By Matt Ward Overwhelming resistance from property owners swayed the Fredericksburg City Council to abandon annexation plans for a 145-acre area southeast of Fredericksburg along U.S 290 East. The council voted unanimously to cancel the annexation during a regular meeting Sept. 2, choosing not to... + continue reading

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Alter Stolz, the Fredericks-burg High School mascot (Jayleigh Brown), hollered “nicht mehr” (“no more”) after trying to perform post-touchdown pushups Friday evening with the school’s Navy Junior ROTC crew during the FHS-Austin Travis football game. The team, under the direction of Capt. George Fadok, does one pushup per point after the Billies score, so by the end of the third quarter, with a 48-14 lead, the team had quite a workout. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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By Richard Zowie   It’s now eight years and counting for Fredericksburg Independent School District’s $1.14620 tax rate. FISD trustees voted 6-0 on Monday at their regular meeting to keep tax rates unchanged. Trustee Dave Campbell was not in attendance. The meeting was held at... + continue reading
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A patriotic program, “Lest We Forget: In God We Trust,” will be presented by the Canto Chamber Choir on Saturday, Sept. 13. The concert begins at 3 p.m. at the Hill Country Evangelical Free Church. Tickets are available in advance at Grasshopper and Wild Honey, 113 East Main Street,... + continue reading

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Bryce Johnston slips through a diving tackle on his way to a touchdown during the Billies’ 48-35 home win over Austin Travis Friday. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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By Matt Ward Final scores don’t matter to Fredericksburg High School varsity football coach Lance Moffett, whose Battlin’ Billies staved off a late rally to defeat Austin Travis 48-35 at... + continue reading

Mason Clark glides past an outstretched defender following a first quarter reception Friday night during the Billies’ 48-35 home win over Austin Travis. FHS will travel to Burnet Friday for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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By Richard Zowie   The last time I owned a cowboy hat was 31 years ago. My parents gave me a gray felt cowboy hat for Christmas when I was 10. Being new to Texas at the time, I felt too... + continue reading

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Executive producer and leading man, Beecher Proch briefs his cast and crew before filming begins on location at Ranch Road Roasters. The lady who stole his heart in the new video, Gabriela Richardson, sits to his left. – Photos by Lindy Segall
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Local troubadours the 4 Proches produced a second short film to promote the upcoming release of “Coffee Shop” as an EP. The lyrics to CS were written by Beecher, the eldest of the Proch... + continue reading

The new donor wall is located in the “donor corridor” across from the retail store at the National Museum of the Pacific War. — Submitted photo
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