A global pandemic has not stopped the upward real estate market trend in Fredericksburg. Local real estate agents reported in May that the future of the market was uncertain, but as the third quarter nears its end, sales have never been better in the Hill Country. In the first quarter of the…
DSHS is aware that there is a problem with the new cases that were added to the total count on Sept. 21. For Gillespie County, there were 97 cases that were added to the total cases on the online dashboard. These were all old cases and should have been added to the recovered count. Instead, they…
Fredericksburg’s Low Vision Resource Group will meet from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at the American Legion Hall, 724 S. Washington St. Doors will open at 1 p.m. These meetings are open to everyone interested in learning about living with low vision and where to find help for people losing…
Kris Nixon was the winner of the Fredericksburg Standard-Radio Post’s Who Wears It Best mask contest. Nixon made a mask using a container of Huggies baby wipes. Security State Bank & Trust was the main sponsor. — Submitted photo Jedd Goff was the second-place winner. Goff sported his mask at…
While residents and tourists won’t be able to gather at Marktplatz for Oktoberfest in 2020, the event will still continue virtually. “With the cancellation of our 2020 Oktoberfest in Fredericksburg, we thought of various ways of keeping the Oktoberfest ‘Top of Mind’ to past attendees, friends,…
To help reach the final fundraising goal for the revitalization of the Hill Country Memorial Wellness Center, the Foundation for HCM is hosting a virtual Well-A-Thon, “Finish the Funding” from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. “With only $600,000 of the $5.1 million renovation project left to…
The deadline to vote in the 2020 November General Election is Oct. 5. Those wishing to register by mail must have the application postmarked by Oct. 5. A citizen may register at any time by going in person to the Gillespie County Election Department at 102 East San Antonio Street, Suite C. The…
As most of you are well aware, there will be no Fredericksburg Oktoberfest at Marktplatz this year. However, we will all be able to get a little taste of the Oktoberfest fun on Saturday, Oct. 3, starting at 4 p.m. — virtually — at www.oktoberfestinfbg.com. Debbie Farquhar Reeh, owner of Creative…
Fredericksburg City Council unanimously approved the city’s 2021 Fiscal Year budget and the 2020 tax rate at its 6 p.m. meeting Monday. Unanimous votes came for both actions at the meeting, held in person in the H-E-B Room of the Hill Country University Center, 2818 U.S. 290 East. With these…
The Jenschke family began growing and selling peaches in the Hill Country in 1961. Travis Jenschke started with peaches, cotton and peanuts, selling them at markets in San Antonio. “The peach market was much different back then, so he would take peaches to San Antonio to be sold, and even then, he…
Hill Country Memorial recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Kathleen Cailloux Birthing Center. Since the birthing center opened in the former HCM Women’s Pavilion, it has welcomed over 420 babies. The pavilion underwent a $3 million renovation that enabled the obstetrics wing to…
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Fredericksburg High School football team kept every one of the 1,600 fans at Texan Stadium on the…
Final building plans for the $25-million, 107-room Albert Hotel project were received by City of…
A global pandemic has not stopped the upward real estate market trend in Fredericksb

’Horns fall, 32-26, to Rocksprings

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Harper put up a good fight in a homecoming game that saw the Longhorns’ final drive fall short for the 32-26 loss to Rocksprings last Friday. “We had a shot.

Harper runners look strong at Junction meet

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Harper varsity cross country boys finished first at the Junction Meet last Wednesday, Sept. 16, while the girls’ team came in fourth.

Shelton Durst

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Shelton Durst, 63, of Llano and f

SystemsGo to launch new Colorado program

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SystemsGo is introducing its high school Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics curriculum to Colorado during World Space Week. The education non-profit founded in Fredericksburg will launch the curriculum with an event at the Space Foundation in Colorado Springs on Oct.

A unique sighting

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While driving into town on Ranch Road 965, residents and tourists alike will be stunned by the beautiful rolling hills, pastures and animal life in the Texas Hill Country — and a Schumann piano. That’s right.

More than just peaches

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The Jenschke family began growing and selling peaches in the Hill Country in 1961. Travis Jenschke started with peaches, cotton and peanuts, selling them at markets in San Antonio.

Parade prep underway with different approach

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On the heels of Labor Day, the question I am most asked as Chamber President is, “Will there be a Christmas Parade this year?” I am happy to report that the answer to that question is a resounding … maybe!

HCM birthing center celebrates one year

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Hill Country Memorial recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Kathleen Cailloux Birthing Center. Since the birthing center opened in the former HCM Women’s Pavilion, it has welcomed over 420 babies.

Taste of Oktoberfest at home this year

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As most of you are well aware, there will be no Fredericksburg Oktoberfest at Marktplatz this year. However, we will all be able to get a little taste of the Oktoberfest fun on Saturday, Oct. 3, starting at 4 p.m. — virtually — at www.oktoberfestinfbg.com.