WEINHEIMER AND SON in Stonewall received the Texas Historical Commission’s Texas Treasure Business Award during a ceremony Thursday afternoon at the store. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Mark Wolfe, executive director of the Texas Historical Commission; DeAnn Hampton Weinheimer, principal owner/operator of the store; Bernice and Alvin (Bunny) Weinheimer, retired owners; Rep. Doug Miller, and Gillespie County Judge Mark Stroeher. — Standard-Radio Post
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A Texas Treasure Business Award from the Texas Historical Commission was presented to Weinheimer and Son, Inc., of Stonewall during a ceremony held on Thursday afternoon at the store. Presenting the award was Rep. Doug Miller, R-New Braunfels. The Texas Treasure Business Award program pays... + continue reading
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“Easter at the Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm” will be celebrated on Saturday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Sauer-Beckmann Living History Farm is located inside the Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site at Stonewall. Saturday’s event offers those visiting... + continue reading
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An Easter egg hunt on Saturday and historical displays throughout April are planned at Pioneer Museum. Children can get an early start in finding the colorful Easter eggs on Saturday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. at Pioneer Museum. Children age 10 and under are invited to participate. They are urged... + continue reading
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Peach growers in Gillespie County dodged Mother Nature’s bullet on Monday night, according to Jim Kamas, Extension specialist. Temperatures dipped to between 33 and 37 degrees, and local growers reported no injury to trees. “On the other hand, I talked to a vineyard manager about 15... + continue reading
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News       • The National Museum of the Pacific War will receive a copy Carroll V. Glines’ book “Doolittle’s Tokyo Raiders” today at 10 a.m. The donated book contains 25 signatures from Doolittle Raiders. Lt. Col. Dick Cole, who served as... + continue reading

WEINHEIMER AND SON in Stonewall received the Texas Historical Commission’s Texas Treasure Business Award during a ceremony Thursday afternoon at the store. On hand for the presentation were, from left, Mark Wolfe, executive director of the Texas Historical Commission; DeAnn Hampton Weinheimer, principal owner/operator of the store; Bernice and Alvin (Bunny) Weinheimer, retired owners; Rep. Doug Miller, and Gillespie County Judge Mark Stroeher. — Standard-Radio Post

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The first formal charges and an arrest have been made in relation to last year's synthetic drug overdose death of Fredericksburg High School sophomore Samuel (Sammy) Herrera. Robert Gavin Jeffrey, 19, of Fredericksburg, was indicted on two state jail felony charges — “... + continue reading
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By Matt Ward — City of Fredericksburg water customers will have to make adjustments to their outdoor watering schedules after the Fredericksburg City Council approved a water conservation ordinance at its regular meeting Monday evening, Effective May 1, the ordinance will allow watering... + continue reading
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Fredericksburg Theater Company’s production of “Lost in Yonkers” will open Friday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are now on sale. The Neil Simon play will be the final production of FTC’s 17th season. “Yonkers” will be performed April 11-27. Friday and... + continue reading
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MACALAH JENSCHKE winds up Thursday evening during the Billies’ 9-7 victory over Bandera. The game was delayed until Saturday due to rain in the top of the fourth inning. — Standard-Radio Post/Lisa Treiber-Walter
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Two big victories — including a rally to edge district leader Bandera in a rain-delayed game on Saturday — have kept the Fredericksburg High School varsity softball team in the middle of... + continue reading

SENIOR KAYTLEN JAMES lines up her shot Tuesday morning, April 8, during the second round of the District 27-3A golf tournament at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course. James finished as the third medalist. — Standard-Radio Post/Matt Ward
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Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.   - Earl Wilson A recent trip back to my homeland in the mountains of North Carolina reminded me of... + continue reading

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Fredericksburg-based writer and instructor Christine Granados was inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters on Saturday at the Embassy Suites in San Marcos. Granados joins about 300 living and... + continue reading

‘ONLY 19 MORE …’ For every 20 homemade paper beads made, safe, clean drinking water will be provided for one per-son in Tanzania through the Students Rebuild Water Challenge. Joining in the challenge this month are Fredericksburg Middle School Art I students, among them seventh grader Austin West. — Photo courtesy Paige Conn/FMS Art teacher
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ROADRUNNER Audrianna Garcia charges to tag out a runner in the infield during coach-pitch division action in the Fredericksburg Youth Baseball Association Saturday, March 29, at the Old Fair Park fields. —Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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