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News        • Fredericksburg United Methodist Church will host a preliminary meeting for the World Day of Prayer at 10 a.m. today at the church. World Day of Prayer will be on March 6. FUMC will be the host church for local celebration of the event.... + continue reading

In this file photo from last July, Sheriff Buddy Mills points out the new jail’s “eye in the sky” observation deck.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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By Austin R. Eck — Gillespie County Commissioners on Monday expressed their frustrations with the architect of the new jail. County Judge Mark Stroeher voiced his discontent after a series of expenditures to the contingency fund were approved. “I think they’ve blown a number of... + continue reading

Stonewall Chamber President Brandon Weinheimer, left, congratulates Outstanding Citizen Greg Smith, center, and Golden Service Award winner Roy Weinheimer. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
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By Ken Esten Cooke — Stonewall’s annual Chamber of Commerce Banquet could have been a Weinheimer family reunion. Two longtime Stonewall residents and business owners, including a Weinheimer, won top awards at the annual Stonewall Chamber of Commerce Banquet held Monday night. Greg... + continue reading
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Jacelle Kneese, 4, a student at the Precious Moments Montessori Preschool, shows off the ball-handling skills she has learned while participating in the Teams of Tomorrow (TOT) basketball program. The Fredericksburg students performed during halftime of the Fredericksburg High School varsity girls... + continue reading

Students of Carol Reyes’ 5K class, Ross DiCuffa, Sam Brewer, Kelsey Fiedler and Kate Fryburger, enjoy the opportunity to read books inside of a tent in preparation for National Catholic Schools Week. During the week, students participate in a spelling bee, book fair and parade. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
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St. Mary’s School is continuing its festivities for National Catholic Schools Week with several events to close out the week. National Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. The week began Sunday, Jan. 25, and continues through Saturday,... + continue reading

In this file photo from last July, Sheriff Buddy Mills points out the new jail’s “eye in the sky” observation deck.

Stonewall Chamber President Brandon Weinheimer, left, congratulates Outstanding Citizen Greg Smith, center, and Golden Service Award winner Roy Weinheimer. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

Students of Carol Reyes’ 5K class, Ross DiCuffa, Sam Brewer, Kelsey Fiedler and Kate Fryburger, enjoy the opportunity to read books inside of a tent in preparation for National Catholic Schools Week. During the week, students participate in a spelling bee, book fair and parade. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck

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By Matt Ward — Non-profit organizations seeking an additional boost from hotel occupancy tax allocations will likely either stay at 2014 levels or be cut, following a Fredericksburg City Council special workshop on HOT funding Monday. The council established a preliminary framework for 2015... + continue reading
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The Fredericksburg Band Boosters will host their annual turkey dinner and band concert, Sunday, Feb. 1, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. The dinner and concert will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $9 per plate pre-sale, or $10 at the door. Customers can either dine in or order their meals... + continue reading

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As the cannon smoke wafted through the air, “Freeze-O-Ree” Junior Rangers (from left) Steven Maclin, Aaron Aleman and Zach Smith pay their respect during the morning flag-raising ceremony. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie
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By Richard Zowie — An estimated 200 Boy Scouts and adult leaders from the San Antonio district gathered at Fort Martin Scott on Saturday for the Summit District Freeze-O-Ree 2015. Camping in overnight temperatures below freezing offered scouts a chance to earn their “Polar Bear Award... + continue reading
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Applications for a place on the May 9 Fredericksburg City Council election ballot will be accepted beginning today, Wednesday, Jan. 28 at City Hall. Candidate packets are available at the receptionist desk at City Hall. Council positions currently held by Gary Neffendorf and Graham Pearson will... + continue reading
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Those wishing to file to run for seats on the boards of either Fredericksburg Independent School District or Doss Consolidated Common School District may do so, beginning today. Candidates will have until Friday, Feb. 27 to file. Applications for ballots by mail must be received by April 30. The... + continue reading
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Kyle Reeh weaves his way around a Pirate defender Jan. 20 during the Billies 72-22 home victory against Lytle. FHS also defeated Bandera 55-40 last night while falling at Devine 55-46 on Friday. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
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By Matt Ward   Wins over Bandera and Lytle have kept the Fredericksburg High School varsity boys’ basketball team within striking distance of first place in District 29-4A after a loss... + continue reading

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Okay, you entertainment trivia fans; here’s a question for you — Who played The Lone Ranger on TV? The answer may not be as easy as you think. While flipping around the TV dial the other... + continue reading

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Nancy Bennett of Fredericksburg completes the second day of her 140-day journey as apart of Race Across USA with Jack Cain, who joined the core team in running across California — Photos by Ted Bennett
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By Yvonne Hartmann   Nancy Bennett likes a challenge. She completed a cross country bicycle ride in 1998, ran her first marathon in 2001 at the age of 50, and now at the age of 63, is running... + continue reading

A gathering of local resi-dents listen as the Gillespie County Ministerial Associa-tion replays Dr. Martin Lu-ther King Jr.’s 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech on Mon-day during an MLK Re-membrance Ceremony. The association hopes to renew such ceremonies and make them annual events in town. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie
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From left, Shelba Fenimore, Susan Crenwelge and Callie Crenwelge check out “baubles, bangles and beads” at one of the display booths. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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