Gillespie Life

Importance of social distancing

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Will Cross, 14, has suffered with medical challenges since birth, and had one lung surgically removed when he was five years old. Contracting COVID-19 could put him at serious risk.

ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS

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Winners of the Optimist Club of Fredericksburg Essay Contest were recognized at a breakfast meeting on March 3. Pictured from left, Billy Pahl, essay contest chairman; Sam O’Leary, first place winner; Hayle Mayer, second place winner; and Bill Harkelroad, president of the Optimist Club of Fredericksburg. O’Leary and Mayer read their essays to club members and received medals and cash prizes at the meeting. O’Leary’s essay has been submitted to the district competition. — Submitted photo

Hill Country CattleWomen cancel event

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Hill Country CattleWomen (HCCW) have canceled the annual Spring Round Up scheduled for April 18 at the Texas Rangers Heritage Center in Fredericksburg.

Last man standing

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It started with unflappable British spy James Bond heading for the hills as “No Time To Die” moved from a mid-April release to late November.

Applications taken by Zonta for scholarships

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Scholarship applications for the Zonta Club of Fredericksburg are now available and can be downloaded from the group’s website at www.zontafredericksburg.com.

FHS earns $1,000 in TxDOT competition

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Fredericksburg High School won $1,000 from the Texas Department of Transportation in a recent safe driving competition.