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News        • Cajun food, live music, children’s activities and more will highlight the annual Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival, sponsored by the Fredericksburg Jaycees, today through Sunday. Festival hours are from 6 p.m.... + continue reading

Fredericksburg police are still hunting for the person responsible for the murder of Linda Muegge, whose body was found among the debris of her fire-ravaged home on Franklin Street in 2007. — Standard-Radio Post file photo
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Investigation still ongoing into Muegge murder-arson By Matt Ward — Eight years has come and gone since a residential fire at 506 Franklin Street burned up most of the home with murdered local resident Linda Muegge still inside. The murder-arson, which took place the day after Mother... + continue reading
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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By Richard Zowie — Fredericksburg Independent School District trustees gained a new member as Natalie Bowman was sworn in during a Monday special meeting. Bowman, a retired teacher, replaces Wayne Harrell, who temporarily filled in for the late Jerry Durst. Harrell chose not to run again.... + continue reading
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Local events on Memorial Day will be available to honor local service members who gave their lives while serving in American armed forces. This year, Memorial Day will be Monday, May 25. On Saturday, May 23, the newly-formed Veterans Council of Gillespie County will place flags at the graves of... + continue reading

City Manager Kent Myers said previous leaders developed ordinances that made for quality growth, versus quantity. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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(Editor’s note: May 9 marked three years in the city manager’s seat for Kent Myers after following the town’s only previous manager, Gary Neffendorf. The Standard-Radio Post sat down with Myers to reflect on three years at the helm of this bustling town.)   By Ken... + continue reading

Fredericksburg police are still hunting for the person responsible for the murder of Linda Muegge, whose body was found among the debris of her fire-ravaged home on Franklin Street in 2007. — Standard-Radio Post file photo

City Manager Kent Myers said previous leaders developed ordinances that made for quality growth, versus quantity. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

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By Matt Ward — Finances at the previously scrutinized Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course continue to be troubling for the City of Fredericksburg, with the course expected to lose over $175,000 more than anticipated in fiscal year 2015. The Fredericksburg City Council received an update... + continue reading
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An indictment for delivery in a 2013 drug overdose case against James Burke Jarreau was quashed on Thursday, May 14 by 216th District Judge Keith Williams. Jarreau, 19, was one of two men indicted on one count of “Delivery or Offer of Delivery of a Dangerous Drug” in an April 2013... + continue reading

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Brodie Waters (right) of the World Golf Hall of Fame offers insights into the “Bob Hope: An American Treasure” exhibit now on display at the National Museum of the Pacific War to Gen. Michael Hagee (USMC, ret.) president and CEO of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation. The free exhibit, sponsored by the World Golf Hall of Fame, went on display Thursday and will remain open to the public through Sept. 15. — Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward
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A special exhibit honoring the life and career of Bob Hope went on display Thursday at the National Museum of the Pacific War. Admission is free for the exhibit entitled “Bob Hope: An American Treasure,” which continues through Sept. 15 and is sponsored by the World Golf Hall of Fame... + continue reading
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Cajun food, live music, children’s activities and more will highlight the annual Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival, Friday through Sunday, May 22-24, at Marktplatz. Sponsored by the Fredericksburg Jaycees, the festival includes activities for the entire family. Festival hours are from 6 p.m... + continue reading
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Fredericksburg Middle School will have its art show from Tuesday through Thursday, May 26-28, in the old gymnasium at FMS. The art show will be open from 2-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday. Works will be judged on Tuesday at noon. Admission to the... + continue reading
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"I didn't think about winning. I went in there with an empty head and played every game like I should play. Keeping my head was the hardest part of the title." — State champ, FHS sophomore Hannah Boubel
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By Joshua McKinney Fredericksburg High School sophomore Hannah Boubel is well on her way to smashing every FHS tennis record and not even late nights and rainy weather could slow down the defending... + continue reading

Junior hurdler Chase Whiting heads toward the finish line Saturday during the University Interscholastic League 4A state track and field meet at the University of Texas in Austin. Whiting finished second in the 300 meter hurdles and third in the 100 meter hurdles — Photo courtesy Stephen Farris/Mexia News
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Five Fredericksburg High School tennis players — including, from left to right, front row, Grace Igarta, Hannah Boubel and Myra Powell; back row, coach Randall King, assistant coach Donald Hohn, Parker Phillips, Sitman Wainwright and assistant coach Jeff Wanek — represented FHS at the UIL State Tennis Tournament last Tuesday through Saturday in College Station. Igarta/Powell ad-vanced to the state semifinals in girls’ doubles, Phillips/Wainwright ad-vanced to the state semifinals in boys’ doubles and Boubel won the girls’ singles championship for a second year in a row. — Photo courtesy Sharon Phillips
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Fredericksburg High School varsity baseball pitcher Wade Davis delivers a pitch against Sinton in game one of the area round playoffs Thursday night at New Braunfels High School. Davis started for the Billies in their 3-2 loss to Sinton Thursday night. — Submitted photo
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A flood of letters over the Gillespie Central Appraisal District moving into the Law Enforcement Building has pointed fingers at both the Gillespie County Commissioners Court and the Appraisal... + continue reading

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FHS team’s transonic rocket takes flight over the hills at Hillview Ranch near Willow City. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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By Ken Esten Cooke —                 Fredericksburg High School students arrived at Hillview Ranch near Willow City... + continue reading

Adam Pally and Rosa Salazar star in the highly original independent dramedy "Night Owls," from writer-director Charles Hood and co-writer Seth Goldsmith. The film, centered on what goes horribly wrong following a one-night stand, won the Cinema Dulce (best of fest) award at last weekend's Hill Country Film Festival in Fredericksburg. — Submitted photo
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