Commentary

More than just an old nag

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Who doesn’t like hearing about a clever scam pulled by some con artist? The answer is no one except the victim, a gullible sort known to grifters as pigeons or suckers.

CattleWomen donate beef gift card to Kerr Veterans Center

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Hill Country CattleWomen (HCCW) presented the Hill Country Veterans Center Food Pantry in Kerrville with a $500 gift card they can use to purchase beef for veterans and veterans’ families in need.

DRT takes art contest entries

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Entries for the Art Contest sponsored by the Dr. Wilhelm Keidel Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, are due by Thursday, April 30.

Not better virus news, but keep up CDC tips

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In Gillespie County, it is said that “we are insulated, but not isolated.” That applies, usually, to the fact that we’re far enough away from big cities to avoid their problems — traffic, crime and pollution, for instance — but we are close enough when we want to enjoy their amenities, such as concerts, dining or recreation activities.

Good to slow any annexation processes

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We are in uncharted waters with governmental entities, suddenly having to meet by teleconference and without its usual watchdogs (the public and the press) able to watch.

Texans called to limit virus spread

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AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on April 1 posted an online video message seeking Texans’ individual and collective help to reduce the spread of the deadly new coronavirus, COVID-19.

Our COVID kids teach us

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Things my sons have learned while sheltering in place since March 16: