Gillespie Life

Broiler orders taken for county, major stock shows

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Exhibitors who are planning to show broilers at the 2021 Gillespie County Youth Livestock Show, San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo or Rodeo Austin need to place orders for broilers by Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Junior Naturalist program scheduled

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Registration continues for the Junior Naturalist program sponsored by the Gillespie County Extension Office. Every two weeks on Wednesdays, youth will learn about an outdoor topic.

Crossing paths

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While pondering on my porch swing, it struck me about all the people we cross paths with in our lives, and how every one of those connections leaves an impression, one you might not even think about until 40 years later.

Keeping up with COVID-19

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With help from teachers and community fundraising, one local high school student has set up a website to quickly and accurately present local COVID-19 information. “I hope our friends and neighbors will access it often to relieve anxiety about the virus outbreak,” said Isabella Bourtin, a junior at Heritage School.

Fair association cancels 24th Annual Scholarship Fest

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Cancelation of the 24th Annual Scholarship Fest has been announced this week by the Gillespie County Fair and Festivals Association. The event was originally slated for Saturday, Sept.

FTC ‘Deathtrap’ tickets go on sale Sept. 21

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The cast and the start of ticket sales for the Fredericksburg Theater Company’s production of the mystery, “Deathtrap,” have been announced. “Deathtrap” opens Friday, Oct.

Democrats set event for senate candidate

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Clayton Tucker, candidate for the Texas Senate, will be at Gillespie County Democratic Headquarters tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 10, for a drive-by meet-and-greet from 4-6 p.m.

Pacific War museum to host virtual symposium Sept. 18-19

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Registration continues for the 33rd annual symposium hosted by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and The National Museum of the Pacific War that will be offered online Friday and Saturday, Sept. 18-19.