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Oktoberfest, the family-oriented German event taking place in the center of Fredericksburg in just over two weeks, is expected to again attract 1,300 volu


The Billies are rolling through the non-district schedule and hope to continue their winning ways during homecoming.

Errors cost the Billies their first loss since mid-August Friday night.

The Billies’ cross country program is ready to host its meet after a strong start to the season.


Mrs. George R. Bell, 90, nee Inga M. Kersten of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017.

Barrett Reed Burns, 71, of Houston and formerly of Fredericksburg, died Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

Robert Calzada Jr., 70, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Gillespie Life

The community of Fredericksburg continues to help support Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

More photos can be viewed and purchased at Smug Mug

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.

Fredericksburg has changed a lot in 20 years. Its growth in tourism has brought a market for high-end developments.

New customers and familiar faces who walk through the door of The Seasons at 116 East Main Street are sure to be treated like friends.

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.

Many times we focus more on our divisions and overlook our commonalities.


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