Gillespie Life

Extension expert offers advice to make picnics safer

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Picnics are one of the simple outdoor pleasures people enjoy during summer, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts have some advice on how to make them safer by preventing illness from germs and bacteria.

FES readies for new school year

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Classes in the Fredericksburg Independent School District are scheduled to start on Monday, Aug. 24.

CTC registering for fall classes at HCUC

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Central Texas College (CTC) is continuing student registration for fall 2020 semester classes in Fredericksburg/ Gillespie County through Aug. 21.

O’Leary earns honor roll recognition

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Benedictine College, Atchison, Kansas, has recognized those students who have distinguished themselves academically during the last semester. Anna O’Leary of Fredericksburg was recently named to the Dean’s List for the spring semester, which ended May 16.

Hartmann earns doctorate degree

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Alyssa Hartmann of Stonewall has earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut.

Proclamation honors women’s suffrage

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Celebrating 100 years of women’s right to vote, the City of Fredericksburg paid tribute to women’s full participation at the ballot box with an official proclamation honoring women’s suffrage since 1919. Mayor Gary Neffendorf