This information is provided by Hill Country Memorial, the City of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County. The numbers reflected are from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Dashboard data and information provided by Hill Country Memorial on a daily basis, Monday through Friday. In an…
AUGUST 12, 1970 Gillespie Countians are responding to the call for help in aiding the victims of Hurricane Celia in Corpus Christi and other coastal cities who were hit last week by one of the most destructive storms in the state’s history. A shipment of food and clothing donated by local…
Look at the stars I am a German descendant of Fredericksburg, and am fortunate enough to have never lived anywhere else. I am saddened to read the recent letters arguing about politics. Our country is dealing with something very hard. Instead of negativity, let’s focus on how lucky we are. Let…
COVID-19 is getting old – particularly for employees who’ve been working from home for months. That’s the finding of an article in The Wall Street Journal, “Companies Start to Think Remote Work Isn’t So Great After All.” Early on, when millions stopped commuting and started working from home,…
One hundred and fifty-five golfers competed in the 111th Texas Amateur last weekend at Boot Ranch Golf Club. Trey Bosco, 18, won the tournament, which was rescheduled from its June date, after carding a final round 2-under-par 69 on Sunday. Bosco finished with a routine par to clinch the biggest…
Fredericksburg’s Jack Gallagher’s collegiate football career was put on hold when Tarleton State University delayed its football season until the spring semester due to safety and scheduling concerns surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The FHS defensive end, who signed to play offensive line for…
Coach Cade Tatsch (photo at far left) explained the difference between explosive and sure tackles to the Longhorns secondary at Friday’s morning practice in Harper. — Standard-Radio Post/Christine Granados Coach Nick Whatley helps the Longhorns get used to their first day of practice in full gear.
Fredericksburg Independent School District has instituted new guidelines for ticket sales due to the UIL ruling that maximum seating capacity at venues should be no more than 50 percent. At FHS Stadium, which holds 2,057 people, 1,203 people can get tickets to games and 674 visitors will be able…
Summer baseball gave Hobbs Price the playing time he needed after the shortened spring season. The 2019 Fredericksburg High School graduate played for the Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League. The UTSA sophomore played in 27 of Victoria’s 30 games, second most on the squad. The…
A local athlete making a run at winter sports glory. Sliding head-first into Team USA, 2013 FHS graduate Kyler Sultemeier has secured his place on Team USA for the skeleton, a winter sliding sport where the participant lies face first on a sled and goes down a frozen track. Competing for the…
Believe it or not, there is a silver lining when it comes to disasters and global pandemics and Fredericksburg High School Assistant Tennis Coach Gilbert Renaud is proof positive of this proposition. He said these events have a way of bringing communities together. He would know. He was coaching…
Child care centers across Gillespie County are beginning preparations for the new school year. And…
New technology and resources will soon be coming to Stonewall Elementary School thanks to a recent…
  The coronavirus case count and other indicators for Gillespie County and the region are showing…
This information is provided by Hill Country Memorial, the City of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County. The numbers reflected are from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Dashboard data and information provided by Hill Country Memorial on a daily basis, Monday through Friday.

Resident concerned after drone spotted over property

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It was a quiet Thursday evening when local resident George Studor and his wife were interrupted by a drone in the backyard of their home on Avenue D near Cross Mountain. It happened around 7:55 p.m.

Former FHS grad gets one more year of eligibility

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Summer baseball gave Hobbs Price the playing time he needed after the shortened spring season. The 2019 Fredericksburg High School graduate played for the Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League.

FHS sets sports ticket guidelines

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Fredericksburg Independent School District has instituted new guidelines for ticket sales due to the UIL ruling that maximum seating capacity at venues should be no more than 50 percent. At FHS Stadium, which holds 2,057 people, 1,203 people can get tickets to games and 674 visitors will be able to purchase tickets.

HARPER FOOTBALL

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Coach Cade Tatsch (photo at far left) explained the difference between explosive and sure tackles to the Longhorns secondary at Friday’s morning practice in Harper. — Standard-Radio Post/Christine Granados

FTC to host ‘Bonnie & Clyde: A Musical Comedy’

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Fredericksburg Theater Company (FTC) welcomes guest artists Texas Comedies and their original musical comedy, “Bonnie & Clyde: A Musical Comedy” in September. The show will have two performances on Friday, Sept.

Leaders can learn lessons from football

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“If you’re holding the football, you’re gonna be tackled.” Sadie Robertson Huff, who many of you know from the TV show “Duck Dynasty,” shared this advice from her grandmother as part of a Q&A session at last week’s Global Leadership Summit.

Standard-Radio Post places second in contest

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The Fredericksburg Standard- Radio Post finished second in the South Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest after results were presented Friday as part of its annual convention which was moved to online via the Zoom platform.

Tourism parallels between 9/11 and COVID-19 virus

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Over the weekend, I was sorting through some old files and came across notes from a speech I delivered on May 28, 2003 to the Lions Club here in Fredericksburg — roughly a year and nine months after the national tragedy of 9/11. The title was “State of Tourism — Bumps in the Road and in the Sky.”