Friday, April 18, 2014
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News       • In keeping with tradition, city and county offices as well as a number of businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County are closed today in observance of Good Friday. Students in the Fredericksburg Independent School District and Doss CCSD are... + continue reading
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Two persons, including a local flight instructor, were injured in a Wednesday morning airplane wreck in southwestern Gillespie County. Bob Snowden, the instructor, and Joe Zullo, a retired physician, were reportedly practicing touch-and-go landings at Silver Wings Fly-In Ranch at around 10:30 a.m... + continue reading
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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Editor’s Note: As of Wednesday, April 16, this is an updated version with additional information from the initial story that was posted online on Monday, April 14.   A first arrest has been made and more are anticipated in the ongoing investigation of last year’s fatal drug... + continue reading
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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BIG BLAZE — Firefighters attempt to get a fire under control as it quickly consumes a residence at 29 Quail Run (off Knopp School Road) Wednesday afternoon, April 16. Volunteer fire departments from Fredericksburg, Willow City and Stonewall all responded to the blaze, which was reported to... + continue reading

ISSUES — Former Fredericksburg City Councilman Jerry Luckenbach, standing, gives an answer to a question about water conservation at last Tuesday’s council candidate forum, held at the Hill Country University Center. Luckenbach, along with incumbent Tim Dooley, center, and challenger Bobby Watson, joined mayoral candidates Jeryl Hoover, incumbent, and Linda Langerhans in presenting their stances to voters ahead of the upcoming May 10 election. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke
Thursday, April 17, 2014
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All five city council candidates came out strongly against the charter amendment election at last Tuesday’s candidate forum. The event, held at Hill Country University Center and sponsored by the Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce, drew roughly 60 citizens, who heard candidate opinions on... + continue reading

ISSUES — Former Fredericksburg City Councilman Jerry Luckenbach, standing, gives an answer to a question about water conservation at last Tuesday’s council candidate forum, held at the Hill Country University Center. Luckenbach, along with incumbent Tim Dooley, center, and challenger Bobby Watson, joined mayoral candidates Jeryl Hoover, incumbent, and Linda Langerhans in presenting their stances to voters ahead of the upcoming May 10 election. – Standard-Radio Post/Ken Esten Cooke

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04/17/2014
By Lisa Treiber-Walter — Gillespie County officials took another step Monday toward combining the county and city dispatch operations at the new jail. Meeting in regular session at the courthouse, commissioners voted unanimously to form an advisory committee for future input as the dispatch... + continue reading
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By Richard Zowie — Construction on the high school stadium will commence at month’s end and move graduation ceremonies. Fredericksburg Independent School District’s board of trustees approved the stadium construction project and agreed to begin formal discussions on another... + continue reading

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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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By Lisa Treiber-Walter — Gillespie County officials took another step Monday toward combining the county and city dispatch operations at the new jail. Meeting in regular session at the... + continue reading

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Arty(Jack Torpey) and his older brother, Jay (David Wilkinson) become confidants to their aunt Bella (Tommie Bailey) in the Fredericksburg Theater Company production of "Lost in Yonkers."
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Fredericksburg Theater Company’s production of “Lost in Yonkers” continues in its second week at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 18. Tickets are now on sale for what will be the final... + continue reading

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The Fredericksburg Dog Park Association is seeking artists to share in its first formal fundraiser, “The Designer Doghouse Art Walk Auction.” Local builders have constructed over 50... + 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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