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Local military organizations will host events on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, honoring the military dead.

Small crustaceans will be the guests on honor as the 2017 Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival visits Marktplatz for Memorial Day weekend.

Harper High School’s graduation will be at 7 p.m. Friday, May 26, in the new gymnasium, at 23122 U.S. 290 West.

HHS will be confer diplomas to 51 students.


Fredericksburg High School boys’ golf returns to state golf podium.

Another state tournament equals another championship for Fredericksburg High School’s tennis program.

Another year, same results.


Mrs. Ernest Beal Carlson, 88, nee Altha Fay Short of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Knopp Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

Sherry Lyn Dixon, 64, nee Dietrich, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, May 18, 2017.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 23, in the chapel of Fredericksburg Funeral Home.

August Henry (Gus) Eberle Sr., 93, of Fredericksburg, died Thursday, May 18, 2017.

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Hill Country SPCA and Trudy’s Treasures are conducting a shoe drive fundraiser, from May 15 to July 15, to raise funds for HCSPCA’s shelter animals.

 Friends, family, former students, volunteers and staff gathered last Saturday at the Willow City fire station for the retirement of Brett Williams, former Fredericksburg High School teacher and fo

Riding a bike from Austin, Texas to Anchorage, Alaska will be the primary goal for 2014 Fredericksburg High School graduate Alex Herbig.

A look at local businesses in Fredericksburg and Gillespie County.

Dancing out of a makeshift studio is just the starting point for Relevé Studio owner Melodi Schlueter.

Whenever Curtis Regester hears rumors of Sears closing, it’s news to him.

Since 2006, Regester and his wife, Nita, have owned and operated the local Sears Hometown Store.

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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