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Just one week after the deadliest mass shooting in America, one Fredericksburg resident is still shook.


Trustees of the Fredericksburg Independent School District have made strides in offering new education initiatives.


The Battlin' Billies came close to a comeback, but fell short in the end.

It’s not about the other team. It’s all about what the Battlin’ Billies can do this week.

The Battlin’ Billies wrapped up their non-district slate with another high-scoring win.


Information on funerals that occur after Oct. 11 will appear under this heading.

Esther Mae Fickert, 92, nee Doebbler, of Houston, died Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017.

Pearl Ruth Fleury, 93, of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.

Gillespie Life

To view more photos from Oktoberfest, visit Smug Mug

Turkey and dressing with all the trimmings, a prize drawing, games and a carnival will highlight the 55th Annual St.

Hill Country Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (HCSPCA), will host its first Trunk-or-Treat and Treasures event from 5-7 p.m.

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.



In the 1920s prohibition era, underground bars called “speakeasies” popped up where people could wind down and wet their whistle.

Columns, editorials and more of interest to our readers.

One internet meme that made the rounds during the Hurricane Harvey aftermath read: “Texas needs to erect a statue of a random, average guy in a bass boat.


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