Gillespie Life

City council candidate forum scheduled

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A candidate forum introducing the six individuals running for office in the Nov. 3 Fredericksburg City Council Election has been scheduled on Wednesday, Sept. 16, for members of the Gillespie County Democratic Association.

Two St. Mary’s students earn Weber scholarships

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Roman and Paula Weber’s family decided that a good way to give back to the community and honor their parents was to offer tuition scholarships to two St. Mary’s Catholic students.

Controlling fire ants

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In college I worked a summer measuring vegetation in Louisiana. During the first month, one of my coworkers encountered fire ants for the first time.

IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 19TH AMENDMENT

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A ceremony was hosted by Fredericksburg Winery on Wednesday, Aug. 26, celebrating 100 years of Women’s Right to Vote and ratification of the 19th Amendment and commemorating the heroic women who fought for the right to vote. It was followed by a Suffragette march on Main Street. The women who attended the event are, from left, Kristy Errington, Elizabeth Fargason, Verna Fritz, Peggy Jander, Sharon Kasper, Stephanie Keck, Jolene Keefer, Tami King, Frances Klein, Missy Roberts, Deborah Russell, Patricia Sigg, Jane Wilson, Martha Zeiher and Janice Zitelman. — Submitted photo

Local MOWW chapter to hear panel

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Hill Country Chapter — Military Order of the World Wars has announced its next meeting. The chapter will meet at 5 p.m.

Nimitz Golf Classic auction open to public

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The Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the National Museum of the Pacific War will have an online auction. The 11th Annual Nimitz Golf Classic “virtual auction” on Sept.