Friday, January 23, 2015
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News       • Snow, sleet and rain have all been reported around the county this morning. The rain gauge at the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post measured 71 points this morning for a two-day total of 1.40 inches.       • ... + continue reading

EDC executive director Tim Lehmberg has seen a 141-percent increase in inquiries in the past two years.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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By Matt Ward — Record after record fell in 2014 as Fredericksburg enjoyed one of its most prosperous years, according to Tim Lehmberg, executive director of the Gillespie County Economic Development Commission. “Simply put, last year was another record year by most accounts... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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By Austin R. Eck — Without a doubt, Dispatch and Telecommunications is a new department. Even the door that hides director Les Metzler’s office doesn’t have a sign on it. That is the nature of taking the helm of a department recently created by Gillespie County Commissioners.... + continue reading
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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Stonewall Chamber of Commerce will host its banquet and membership meeting on Monday, Jan. 26. Set for the Stonewall Chamber Building, the event begins with a social at 6 p.m. with the meal at 7 p.m. and program to follow. Justin Weinheimer, the Sorghum Checkoff’s New Crop Improvement... + continue reading

Yobani Castro, Brant Bow-ers and William Sebera lead the way out of St. Mary’s Catholic Church for Deacon Pat Klein after last Thursday morning’s worship. St. Mary’s will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week, Monday through Friday, Jan. 26-30, with a series of events. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
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National Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. The week begins Sunday, Jan. 25, and continues through Saturday, Jan. 31. The theme for 2015 is:  “Catholic Schools:  Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” St. Mary... + continue reading

EDC executive director Tim Lehmberg has seen a 141-percent increase in inquiries in the past two years.

Yobani Castro, Brant Bow-ers and William Sebera lead the way out of St. Mary’s Catholic Church for Deacon Pat Klein after last Thursday morning’s worship. St. Mary’s will celebrate National Catholic Schools Week, Monday through Friday, Jan. 26-30, with a series of events. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck

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01/22/2015
Information on funerals that occur after Jan. 21 will appear under this heading.   EVELYN SEGNER Evelyn Segner, 85, of San Antonio and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Arrangements are under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home where visitation will be held... + continue reading
01/21/2015
By Matt Ward — Paring down funding requests from local non-profits will prove challenging for the Fredericksburg City Council as over $725,000 in hotel occupancy tax requests have been made with only $430,000 available for allocation. No decisions on fund requests were made at Monday’... + continue reading

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Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department and Fredericksburg VFD worked to extinguish a detached garage, which caught on fire Friday at 4:32 p.m. Two vehicles in the garage along with its contents were lost in the fire, but little damage was done to the house. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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The Stonewall Volunteer Fire Department and the Fredericksburg VFD responded to a structure fire at 4:32 p.m., Friday at 2728 Ranch Road 2721. A detached garage on the north side of a house caught on fire. The homeowner, who was resting inside, did not know the garage was burning until his dog... + continue reading
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Fredericksburg violinist Theresa Britt will perform a solo recital at 2 p.m. this Saturday in the sanctuary of the Fredericksburg United Methodist Church. Pianist Marc Sanders from Abilene will accompany Britt. The performance is free and open to the public. The church is at 1800 N. Llano St.... + continue reading
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Competition is already underway in Kerrville for local exhibitors participating in the Hill Country District Junior Livestock Show. Judging began on Sunday and concludes on Saturday, Jan. 24, with the auction at the Hill Country Youth Event Center. Next up for Gillespie County 4-Hers and... + continue reading
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Madison Trousdale (11) attempts a layup against Boerne High School on Friday night. The Billies suffered their first District 29-4A loss at the hands of the Lady Hounds 61-54. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
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By Austin R. Eck   The strong start to the district schedule for Fredericksburg High School varsity girls’ basketball came to an end on Friday night at the hands of Boerne when the... + continue reading

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I have eliminated one more job from the list of things I want to do when I grow up: Ice Road Trucker. We got a little taste of that during our recent trip to El Paso. Our return trip on New Year... + continue reading

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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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By Richard Zowie   “I have a dream.” More than 51 years after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic speech that became the voice of the civil rights movement, Fredericksburg... + continue reading

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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Cody Bearden gives a hand to “Jaco,” a robotic device that helps him have an easier time performing everyday tasks. Bearden’s family is seeking donations to purchase the apparatus. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie
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