News Stories

A Fredericksburg man indicted on sexual assault and indecency with children charges in 2016 has received a life sentence, plus 220 years.

Fredericksburg City Council called a $12.5-million bond election for the expansion of Oakcrest Sports Park during its special meeting last Thursday.

Taxpayers in the Fredericksburg Independent School District will go on their 11th year of no increase, even as their property values have risen steadily. 


The purpose is stronger than anything for Fredericksburg High School’s football program this year.

Fredericksburg High School football gets its first live game action this Friday against a defending regional champion.

The Fredericksburg High School volleyball team is in full swing of regular season play.


Gary Lee Beattie, 60, of Stonewall, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.

Halle Paige Collier, 18, of Fredericksburg, died Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, as the result of injuries received in an automobile accident.

Nolan Erwin Crenwelge, 80, of Harper and Fredericksburg, died Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in a San Antonio hospital.

Gillespie Life

In honor of the late president, the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park and Lyndon B.

Four days of entertainment and activities are planned as part of the 129th Gillespie County Fair that takes place Thursday through Sunday, Aug.

The 53rd Harper Frontier Days will be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1-2 at the Harper Community Park.

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.


For his entire life Dr. Zachary Hoerster has enjoyed seeing people smile.

After being in the hospitality business for 30-plus years, South Texas resident and ranch owner Frede Edgerton decided to relocate to the Hill Country.

Columns, editorials and more of interest to our readers.

It was an ugly weekend for race in America.

Scorching temperatures and very dry conditions prompted the Gillespie County Commissioners to implement a burn ban on Monday.


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Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4228