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In the four months since the City of Fredericksburg consolidated its fire and EMS departments, response times have improved by more than a minute on average.

Fredericksburg City Council had a first reading on revisions to the existing sound ordinance during their regular Monday meeting.

Five Harper High School students are champions following the University Interscholastic League State Theatrical Design Contest.


One singles player and a mixed doubles team are heading to state.

The Fredericksburg High School softball team defeated Canyon Lake Tuesday night, 6-5.

FHS junior Mills Meier hits a ball from the fairway during the District 28-4A golf tournament Tuesday and Wednesday at Lady Bird Johnson Golf Course. Meier won the boys' district title. — Standard-Radio Post/Joshua McKinney

A new district, a new set of champions for the Billies.


Bobby Leo Budde, 86, of Conroe, died Saturday, April 15, 2017.

A private family memorial service is planned at a later date.

Jeanette Lynn Carter, 59, nee James of Fredericksburg, died Monday, April 10, 2017.

A private family memorial service is planned at a later date.

Paul Richard Kent Sr., 96, of Fredericksburg, died Feb. 26, 2017.

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.


Even after less than two years as co-owner of McLane Ford, Kenny McCarty has developed one key conclusion about the Hill Country automobile market.

At 27, Marjorie Williams is the official owner of a dance studio.

Williams, the new owner of TuTu Cute, has been involved in dance since age four.

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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Fredericksburg, TX 78624-4228