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News        • Gillespie County Commissioners are meeting this morning at the Gillespie County Courthouse. Commissioners will consider an application to revise a plat of Tracts 4 and 32 of Bear Valley Ranch Subdivision, Precinct 3. In... + continue reading

Poker players flocked to St. Joseph’s Halle in Fred-ericksburg, Saturday, for the Fredericksburg Kiwanis annual poker tounament. The players were looking to take home the prize money which ended in $1,500 a piece for Bubba Schnelle and Rick Wilson after the two decided to split the winnings for first and second place instead of battling it out for first. — Standard-Radio Post/Tyler Gaudin
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Officials at Hershey Ranch outside Stonewall want the ranch to remain protected in a land trust instead of used to help house an electric power expansion project by Lower Colorado River Authority. — Submitted photo/Friends of Hershey Ranch
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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By Richard Zowie — The future of 1,561 acres of land preserved by a conservation easement lies in the hands of a rehearing request with the Public Utility Commission (PUC) of Texas. Owned by Jacob and Terese Hershey since December 1976, the Hershey Ranch is south of Stonewall, off of Ranch... + continue reading

Erin, left, and Jacob Mills admire a piece of stained glass at the Hill Country Indian Artifact Show that took place Saturday, Jan.30 at Pioneer Pavilion at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. See more photos on page A14 of this week's newspaper. — Standard-Radio Post/Tyler Gaudin
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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“Dodge this!” said Tim Seals of Fredericksburg as he fires a dodge ball at an opposing Average Joes’ player during The Burg’s first annual dodge ball tournament that took place on Saturday night at the First Baptist Church Gym. Seals was a member of “The Dodgefathers” team. The event was a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of the Texas Hill Country’s Fredericksburg location. See more photos on page D1. — Standard-Radio Post/Tyler Gaudin
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Poker players flocked to St. Joseph’s Halle in Fred-ericksburg, Saturday, for the Fredericksburg Kiwanis annual poker tounament. The players were looking to take home the prize money which ended in $1,500 a piece for Bubba Schnelle and Rick Wilson after the two decided to split the winnings for first and second place instead of battling it out for first. — Standard-Radio Post/Tyler Gaudin

Officials at Hershey Ranch outside Stonewall want the ranch to remain protected in a land trust instead of used to help house an electric power expansion project by Lower Colorado River Authority. — Submitted photo/Friends of Hershey Ranch

Erin, left, and Jacob Mills admire a piece of stained glass at the Hill Country Indian Artifact Show that took place Saturday, Jan.30 at Pioneer Pavilion at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Park. See more photos on page A14 of this week's newspaper. — Standard-Radio Post/Tyler Gaudin

“Dodge this!” said Tim Seals of Fredericksburg as he fires a dodge ball at an opposing Average Joes’ player during The Burg’s first annual dodge ball tournament that took place on Saturday night at the First Baptist Church Gym. Seals was a member of “The Dodgefathers” team. The event was a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of the Texas Hill Country’s Fredericksburg location. See more photos on page D1. — Standard-Radio Post/Tyler Gaudin

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By Ken Esten Cooke — Like soldiers, doctors have lots of battlefield stories. Some are full of action, others are sad and still others point out determination in the face of life-and-death challenges. Most of these stories die over time, but it’s rewarding when they are captured for... + continue reading

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Fredericksburg Independent School District Band Boosters’ annual Turkey Dinner and Concert will be this Sunday, Feb. 7, at the Gillespie County Fair Grounds. Serving begins at 11 a.m. and the concert will start at noon.  Admission is free and turkey and dressing, gravy, noodles, green... + continue reading
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