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News       • Registration continues for the Fredericksburg Independent School District Community Education Theatre Workshop for students in grades three to 12. The workshop is scheduled to begin today and continue through  Nov. 17 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the... + continue reading

Barbara Crenwelge and husband Marvin have stayed positive, in part because of the community’s support of ALS plight. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne Hartmann
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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By Yvonne Hartmann — After the last horse race was run at the 126th Gillespie County Fair in August, more than a hundred people gathered at the starting gate for a dousing of ice cold water from the old water truck used to wet the track. Sitting front and center for the ALS Ice Bucket... + continue reading

Congressman Lamar Smith discussed ISIS strikes at a local civic club. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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By Ken Esten Cooke — Congressman Lamar Smith said he supported President Barack Obama’s strikes on the Islamic State this week, but is hesitant to authorize more powers to the president if strikes continue beyond 90 days. Smith was in town as a guest at the Fredericksburg Rotary Club... + continue reading

Ty Franklin and Delta Wise received the royal treatment during Friday night’s homecoming celebration. Franklin and Wise were elected as Fredericksburg High School’s Homecoming King and Queen during the halftime festivities. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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Delta Wise was crowned the 2014 Fredericksburg High School Homecoming Queen during Friday night’s halftime ceremonies of the Billies’ football game against Llano. The Battlin’ Billies defeated the Yellowjackets, 30-0, in the homecoming bout to improve to 4-1 on the season. (A... + continue reading

Republican Agriculture Commissioner Candidate Sid Miller, left, listens to issues from Doug Lewis and Bob Lewis, both of Lewis Wines in Johnson City, and Chris Brundrett, right, of William Chris Wines in Hye. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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The Texas Hill Country Wineries organization sponsored a legislative briefing and tour for agricultural commissioner candidates.  Republican Sid Miller was in attendance and was updated on issues facing the wine and viticulture industry, and was given a tour of some local operations. (An... + continue reading

Barbara Crenwelge and husband Marvin have stayed positive, in part because of the community’s support of ALS plight. — Standard-Radio Post/Yvonne Hartmann

Congressman Lamar Smith discussed ISIS strikes at a local civic club. — Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

Ty Franklin and Delta Wise received the royal treatment during Friday night’s homecoming celebration. Franklin and Wise were elected as Fredericksburg High School’s Homecoming King and Queen during the halftime festivities. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck

Republican Agriculture Commissioner Candidate Sid Miller, left, listens to issues from Doug Lewis and Bob Lewis, both of Lewis Wines in Johnson City, and Chris Brundrett, right, of William Chris Wines in Hye. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

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09/26/2014
By Matt Ward  A road map for future efforts to connect Fredericksburg neighborhoods continues to take shape as the city council informally agreed on several updates to the city’s comprehensive plan. Most of Monday’s special meeting was devoted to the updated sidewalks and trails... + continue reading
09/26/2014
Hunting season will soon be upon Gillespie County as the archery-only season for both turkey and white-tailed deer opens this Saturday. Archery season for both will run until Oct. 31. Gillespie is one of 149 Texas counties with an archery-only season for turkey. The bag limit for white-tailed... + continue reading

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Mark Weidner leads the way out of the starting gates during the “Stonewall Seed Stomp Skedaddle” on Saturday. Weidner was able to keep his strong pace throughout the 10K race and finished first in his division. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
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Lyndon B. Johnson State Park and Historic Site played host to the “Stonewall Seed Stomp Skedaddle” a 5K fun run/walk and a 10K run, Saturday. Greg Simms was the winner of the men’s 5K run, finishing the course in 24 minutes and 18 seconds. McKenna Cowsert took first place in the... + continue reading
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The region’s top high school marching bands will perform their 2014 contest shows here on Saturday in the annual Hill Country Marching Festival. The public is invited to visit Fredericksburg High School (FHS) to watch show after “halftime” show as Class-2A to Class-6A bands march... + continue reading
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A “Pizza for a Purpose” fundraiser to benefit Wounded Warriors at Nebo will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, at West End Pizza Company. During that time, there will be a pizza buffet by donation, a prize drawing, door prizes, silent auction and T-shirt sales. Prizes... + continue reading
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Mitchell Edwards (7) breaks out for a big gain on the ground during the Billies' 30-0 homecoming victory over Llano Friday evening. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
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By Matt Ward   Fredericksburg High School head football coach Lance Moffett usually knows if he wants the Billies to receive the opening kickoff or defer to the second half hours in advance of... + continue reading

Kendyl Stevens and Aubrey Sultemeier go up for a block Friday night during the Billies' three game home loss to San Angelo Central, the 12th ranked 6A team in the state. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
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What’s a nine-letter word for “puzzle that’s been a good friend for years?” Oh, yeah; the answer is “crossword.” For as long as I’ve been looking at... + continue reading

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Texas singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen pour some Fain's Honey into the mix as the musician tour the Pedernales Brewing Company in advance of the release of his "Robert Earl Keen Honey Pils" next month. — Submitted photo
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  A new line of beer bearing the brand of Texas singer songwriter Robert Earl Keen will soon be hitting the shelves, according to Lee Hereford, CEO of Pedernales Brewing Company in... + continue reading

Rick Green pours a pint from the taps at Fredericksburg Brewery into a celebratory 20th anniversary glass. — Standard-Radio Post/Austin R. Eck
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Executive producer and leading man, Beecher Proch briefs his cast and crew before filming begins on location at Ranch Road Roasters. The lady who stole his heart in the new video, Gabriela Richardson, sits to his left. – Photos by Lindy Segall
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