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Fredericksburg City Council is moving ahead with a purchase of land for expanded parks.

Four bills (two from the Texas House, and two, the Texas Senate) are on the horizon, and each could have a significant impact on Fredericksburg Independent School District regarding finances, accou

Gov. Greg Abbott was the main attraction at the Distinguished Speaker Series, hosted by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, Friday evening at the St. Mary’s Holy Family Center.


The Fredericksburg High School girls’ basketball team has continued to receive post-season accolades for the 2016-17 season.

The awards continue to pile up for Fredericksburg High School boys’ basketball.

Fredericksburg wrapped up the regular season by earning District 27-4A’s No. 3 seed.


Information on funerals that occur after March 22 will appear under this heading.


Thomas Vincent Ashabranner Jr., 94, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, March 17, 2017.

A memorial service is planned at a later date.

Mrs. Udo F. Basse, 89, nee Annie (Betty) Kaderli of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Knopp Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Gillespie Life

Cause that’s what makes her happy.

The Lady Bird Opera, the first opera about a first lady, will come to the Sisterdale Opera House this Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m.

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.

When Gerald and Susan Faldyn took over The Paige House last August, they changed the name to CelesteCare Assisted Living and Memory Care.

Using a longarm quilting machine, Sandy Birdlebough and Beverly Allen stitch a pattern onto a quilt and use the machine to place the stitches where they’re needed. This workshop is one of the many amenities at One Quilt Place. — Standard-Radio Post/Richard Zowie

In business, an owner must strike while the iron is hot.

Columns, editorials and more of interest to our readers.

Aren’t animated movies incredible?

We pause to give a salute to two outgoing Gillespie County Commissioners before their successors are sworn in on Jan. 1.

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